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    If Life Had Grades, These 41 Products Would Get You An A+

    Dandruff solution, headlight cleaner, tattoo salves, and 38 other products that would totally have been valedictorian.

    We hope you love the products we recommend! All of them were independently selected by our editors. Some may have been sent as samples, but all opinions and reviews are our own. Just so you know, BuzzFeed may collect a share of sales or other compensation from the links on this page if you decide to shop from them. Oh, and FYI — prices are accurate and items in stock as of time of publication.

    1. A pack of spin hair pins capable of holding your hair tight no matter how much you move, saving you from constantly readjusting your 'do throughout the day. 

    reviewer holding three of the coil pins in their palm
    reviewer with pony tail
    same reviewer with hair in a bun using a pin

    One of these coils is as strong as 20 (!) standard hair pins. Bad hair days are officially extinct.

    Promising review: "I'm a nursing student and have to wear my hair in a bun every day. I've tried all the bun makers, watched YouTube videos, and spend way too much time on getting my hair into a bun. I was able to make a pretty bun that was secure in under 30 seconds. I thought it was a fluke so I did it again, and then again. I have hair to my mid back, and three of these worked perfectly for me. If I can get my hair in bun in under 30 seconds, trust me...anyone can." —Tina

    Get a pack of three from Amazon for $10.99 (also available in a pack of two). 

    2. A bottle of Tend Skin Solution — this can clear up redness, bumps, and razor burn. Bless.

    Back of person's legs covered in razor burn, ingrown hairs, and irritated bumps
    The same legs without the redness or excessive bumps, with a few minor dark scars left

    Promising review: "This product is a lifesaver, simply amazing!! My before picture (above) is from two months ago without using Tendskin after shaving. That’s how bad my thighs used to get two to three days after shaving. I used to cry so much because EVERYTHING hurt my thighs, including my silk covers. My after picture is from July 31, 2019. As you can see it’s a tremendous difference. Although I still have scars, my shaving doesn’t bring tears to my eyes anymore. It’s helped with razor bumps, ingrown hairs, dark spots, and my sensitivity to denim." —Kim

    Get it from Amazon for $17.99+ (available in two sizes).

    3. A jewelry cleaning pen for ridding your rings of buildup and cloudiness. 

    Promising review: "If I could give this 10 stars I would!!! I'm a little of a fanatic when it comes to keeping my jewelry clean, especially my wedding set. I tried this product on my diamonds, Swarovski crystals, and Brighton jewelry and the results are nothing less than amazing!!! This restored one of my Swarovski rings that I have not worn in years due to the cloudy color to a sparkling brilliance the first day I bought it!!! I cannot recommend this product enough!!! I just ordered additional wands so I don't run out!!! Home run Amazon!!!!!!!!!!" —Kristina B.

    Get it from Amazon for $8.05+ (also available in a two and three-pack). 

    4. A dandruff shampoo that'll work wonders as long as you aren't ~flaky~ about using it.

    reviewer with hair parted showing extreme dandruff near scalp
    the same reviewer with no dandruff after using product

    Promising review: "MIRACLE PRODUCT! If you have a flaky scalp from dandruff, BUY THIS. I was about to go to the dermatologist if this stuff didn’t work. Thank goodness I saved myself hundreds of dollars by giving this product a shot. I used it four of five times (over a month) and it cleared my scalp almost completely. One more use and my scalp will be 120% healed! This stuff blew my mind. Totally worth it." —Chris

    Get it from Amazon for $4.70 (also available in a conditioner). 

    5. A box of hair dye wipes so you don't look like you're bleeding from the scalp after adding a little auburn to your 'do.

    reviewer's hand with blue hair dye splotches
    same hand clean after use

    Promising review: "These are the same quality wipes I buy from professional only supply stores. They're my absolute favorite for getting dark color from around my clients hairline/ears. The trick is to wipe it off before it dries. It's great that these are disposable as well." —Jason

    Get a pack of 100 from Amazon for $9.97.

    6. A bagel guillotine which, despite its delightfully dreadful name, is just about the safest way you could ever slice a bagel. Grab this to help your kids make breakfast without the fear of losing a digit.

    reviewer's tool with bagel inside
    sliced bagel in front of the tool

    Promising review: "I picked this up because my heart could no longer take the stress of watching our 11-year-old slice bagels (while multitasking with screens and whatnot) with a serrated bread knife. I was going to have a heart attack and she was going to slice into her hand so...I had high hopes and, regardless of the overwhelmingly positive reviews, some concerns about how well this would work. My concerns were unwarranted. This not-so-little little device slices through every single bagel, every single time (and my kid goes through kicks where she'll eat two or three each day). I no longer worry about serious cuts even though the (covered) blade on this thing is SHARP! Only word of advice, like other reviewers, slice (press down) slowly so as not to squash softer bagels. Additionally, this thing slices so cleanly that there are no crumbs to speak of. I'm quite happy with this purchase. This thing now has a permanent place next to the toaster on our counter. I highly recommend it." —Christopher RS

    Get it from Amazon for $19.99+ (available in four colors).

    7. A Zombie face mask set that'll make your skin so soft, you may feel ~dead~ inside when you think of all the years you've gone without this magic in your skincare routine.

    reviewer with the zombie looking mask drying on their face
    reviewer's face clear and clean after use

    Promising review: "This was definitely an interesting experience and I am highly satisfied with the results! After the treatment, the wrinkles at the corner of my eye and mouth are immensely decreased in depth, as well as my under eye. My skin felt so soft and smooth and my pores were tiny!" —Angiechantae

    Get it from Amazon for $24.

    8. A beeswax wood polisher for restoring pieces of furniture that ~wood~ otherwise look dull and dreary the rest of their days.

    Before photo of table that's faded and has water damage and after photo of same table that has been polished and looks brand new
    Before photo of a scratched, worn cabinet and after photo of same cabinet that has been polished and has no noticeable scratches

    Promising review: "Works as incredibly as the reviews said! Super fast, no strong smelly chemicals, amazing results!" —Michelle B

    Get it from Amazon for $9.98.

    9. A mattress vacuum that'll break up (and SUCK up) dust and dirt lodged inside your mattress, removing annoying pills that are itchy and less than lovely. If you haven't cleaned your mattress in a while, grab this thing before the bed bugs really DO bite. 

    Reviewer holding the filter, which is covered in dust
    Reviewer photo of two large chunks of dust and debris that the vacuum removed from the mattress

    Promising review: "So I brought this for originally for my son who gets really bad allergies to dust. At first we didn't know what was causing this until someone told me to check our beds and furniture. Even though we change our bed sheets regularly, there will be dust left over. So I decided to give this a try and they were right! I couldn't believe much mites and dust there are. I took my time cleaning everyone's bed and our sofa, which was easy to use and light. My son haven't had a reaction in a while for means this product works for my family!" —Lisa

    Get it from Amazon for $104.99+ (available in two colors).

    10. A stainless steel cleaner to wipe up grease, stains, and fingerprints faster than you're able to say "cleaning the kitchen sucks." Turns out, it doesn't have to with this stuff.

    top of oven with screen and timer covered in fingerprints and grease
    the same area wiped clean

    This stainless-steel cleaning spray also comes with a handy dandy microfiber cloth.

    Promising review: "This cleaner doesn’t leave a residue and actually works! Highly recommend!!" —Courtney B.

    Get it from Amazon for $19.95.

    11. A tomato knife that'll make chopping up this pesky piece of produce tomat-oh so easy!

    Serrated knife beside chopped cherry tomatoes
    Gif of my hands cutting a cherry tomato into tiny slices
    Amazon, Mallory Mower / BuzzFeed

    Promising review: "I love this knife! I stumbled upon a description when I was shopping for a sushi knife. It was so cheap, I decided to take a chance. Wow. It is such a great little knife. Yes, it works perfectly on soft tomatoes. But, to be honest, I use it for many other fruits and vegetables. It is amazingly sharp, the serrated edge is very effective, and it has a great feel in my hand." —Jane S. 

    Get it from Amazon for $15.75.

    12. A drip dry cleaner so you can get your chandelier shining with just a spritz of spray. There's no need to take the dang thing down and clean each individual crystal any longer! 

    A review image of a modern chandelier with large, cloudy glass panels
    The same chandelier after using this cleaning spray, the panels are now considerably brighter and no longer cloudy

    Promising review: "This stuff is incredible. There's no smell, it's a super easy application, and it gives instant results. You could see the dirt dripping down the chandelier...gross. I will definitely be buying this again. I recommend putting plastic underneath with a sheet or paper towels on top to absorb the drip. I’ve attached before and after one application photos (seen above)." —kmw

    Get it from Amazon for $22.89.

    13. A TubShroom (you know, the tiny plastic tube that has over 19,000 5-star reviews!) that'll protect you from things lurking in your drain.

    reviewer showing natural coils of hair caught in tub shroom
    reviewer's tub shroom with long dog hair inside

    Promising review: "I preach and swear by the TubShroom. It is an utter lifesaver and keeps our drains clear. We haven't had to use harsh chemicals to unclog the drains since we started using it. Since two women share the tub we have to clean it more often but it really isn't bad at all. It blends right in the tub — no nasty weird contraptions that trap the hair outside the drain making it an eyesore. LOVE LOVE LOVE." —Ariana Zarate

    Get it from Amazon for $12.95+ (available in five colors or a two-pack).

    14. A versatile chop, slice, and dice unit so you can prep (and cleanup!) in no time at all. The interchangeable blades just pop out and then you can pop them right into the dishwasher!

    a reviewer photo of the chopper, attachable blades and a bin filled with chopped potatoes
    a reviewer using the chopper to dice an onion

    Promising review: "Makes life so much easier. I can't imagine chopping onions or bell peppers by hand anymore, and it does so much more. We used to have a Prepworks chopper which was a similar idea, but you had to press so hard to chop, and it broke after not too long. This one requires very little effort to cut through the food and it has a generous container." —Amazon Customer 

    Get it from Amazon for $29.99+ (available in two styles). 

    15. A powder polish for giving your kitchenware a well-deserved scrub after you watch Beauty and the Beast with your kid and start feeling guilty about the condition of your own flatware friends.

    Reviewer's pan dark and rusty on the bottom on one half and shiny new on the half that was cleaned with the product
    Different reviewer's sink covered in yellow muck and rust wiped clean and white after using product

    Promising review: "Perfect for hard water stains in the bathroom and baked on black gunk on cookware. Definitely worth a buy – it's fantastic!" —Rebecca

    Get it from Amazon for $6.99+ (available in two pack sizes). 

    16. A headlight restoration kit so you can hit the road...with your high beams. Don't spend money on expensive replacements – just give them a good scrub!

    cloudy headlight on reviewer's car
    the same headlight clean after using product

    Promising review: "This worked great! Instructions say one kit will do one car, and that you might need two if you have very large lenses. I did mine and my wife's vehicles (Dodge Dakota and a Saturn Vue) from one kit. I periodically stopped to blow and wipe off the disc and lenses to promote disc life. I fully sanded both vehicles, then used one wipe on all four lenses, let it dry, then used the second wipe on all four lenses. Awesome product!" –B. Boyd

    Get it from Amazon for $15.98+ (available in two styles). 

    17. A tube of chicken-flavored toothpaste that'll taste so good, your hungry pup may actually sit still while you clean their teeth. Now you'll no longer be too ~chicken~ to shove a brush in Buddy's mouth.

    Promising review: "This is my dog's favorite toothpaste! Every night he comes upstairs to have his teeth brushed and won't go to bed until this demand is met. He only likes this brand, funny boy!" —FeFe

    Get it from Amazon for $4.79+ (available in three sizes). 

    18. A tattoo aftercare salve to make both colored and monochrome tattoos look out-of-this-world lovely. This soothes, protects, and enhances the look of your ink, both fresh and faded.  

    my arm in colored tattoos highlighted with the product
    reviewer before and after with gray line tattoo looking darker and more defined with use of product
    Mallory Mower / BuzzFeed, www.amazon.com

    I use Mad Rabbit products on my own tattoos. Every product is vegan and cruelty-free (making it great on sensitive skin). I've recommended it to all my friends with tattoos. The soothing gel is lightweight and calming, the sunscreen is effective without feeling heavy, and the balm makes tattoos look gorgeous (my arm pictured above, left). I'm truly surprised by how well color pops with this stuff! 

    Mad Rabbit was found by college friends Oliver Zak and Selom Agbitor after seeing a gap in the market for all-natural products to heal, protect and enhance tattoos. They pitched their tattoo salve in season 12 of Shark Tank.

    Promising review: "Product was awesome. It rejuvenated a 5-year-old tattoo and made it look like new again. Mad Rabbit absorbed into the skin very easily without being greasy." —Janson Ward

    Get it from Amazon for $17.99 (available in two scents). 

    19. An overnight tank cleaner for making your toilet tank clean as the day you bought it, while *you* enjoy a snooze. Catch some ZZZs and wake up to a task that's completely taken care of.

    Promising review: "According to the instructions I was supposed to use the whole bottle but being that it was so big and that I had two toilets to clean, I only used half. I was pleasantly surprised. The toilet tank is from the 1960s and I doubt it's been cleaned within the last few decades. In the 'after' photo you can see that there is still some rust left over but large chunks fell off the sides and can be seen on the bottom of the tank." —Nicole

    Get it from Amazon for $5.28.