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    28 Things That May Make You Think, "Phew, Good Thing I Got This"

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    1. An "Angry Mama" microwave cleaner so food and juices wipe off smooth and easy when they splatter everywhere.

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    Just add water and vinegar and place this gadget inside for five to eight minutes. Afterward, the nasty splatters will wipe right off.

    Promising review: "At first I was skeptical to try this product due to all the hype of how it works, but I stand corrected. It works great! I was so surprised by just how well all the grime and junk got off the walls of my microwave. It's really simple to use and takes only minutes! It loosens all the sticky food residue so all you need to do is wipe clean, pretty effortless! Great investment!" —Dalya Blech

    Get it from Amazon for $8.99+.

    2. A peeling and brightening serum to lighten any new hyperpigmentation spots whether they're due to acne scarring, overexposure to the sun, or whatever. This will clear 'em up and even out the skin tone. It contains hydroquinone (for brightening dark spots), salicylic acid (for penetrating the skin and drying up breakouts), vitamin C (also a brightening agent), and a host of other helpful ingredients.

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    🗣️🗣️🗣️: Anything you put on your skin that's meant to peel it is probably something you should consult with your dermatologist about first. You also need to be using sunscreen with an adequate SPF to keep your skin safe while it's peeling away layers of dead skin. Several reviewers also noted that it does sting but it delivers dramatic results that they're pleased with. All the more reason to check it with a real doctor before dunking it on your face. Cheers to happy skin!

    Promising review: "I WAS EXTREMELY HESITANT at first before ordering this product and considering using it on my skin. I don’t typically have sensitive skin but you honestly never know... BUT, this product has been doing miracles for my skin!! I’m so happy about the progress. I watched all the YouTube videos I could find, read thorough reviews, and can truly say I’m happy and more confident with the outcome so far. I was diagnosed with PCOS last year and severe hyperpigmentation has been one of the side effects. I was considering laser hair removal but this has been working. I started using this product 1/16/20... I have been using it twice a day but I alternate depending on my mood and if I have time in the morning... I do exfoliate every day and night. Going to keep using it to see if the scars lighten any further and my skin peels a little bit more bringing in the new skin!" —V. Forest

    Get it from Amazon for $23.

    3. A posture corrector in case you suddenly realize that slouching has become your go-to disposition and you want to take care of it before it starts taking a toll on your back and neck. This will basically force you to move with your back straight and your shoulders and all you have to do is wear it. It'll also help your body learn to sit and stand that way naturally over time.

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    You can wear this while you're working out, just chilling around the house, or whenever you go out. It can be worn over or underneath clothes so you can improve your posture without trying too hard at all.

    Promising review: "I have been wearing this for an hour at a time. I have honestly been able to tell a huge difference in my posture! It’s almost like it won’t let you slouch. It’s been super helpful during workouts too! You can’t even really tell that it’s on! Or, if you’re a college student it feels like a backpack is their except without the weight of it!" —Niqui Higbee

    Get it from Amazon for $19.99.

    4. Activated charcoal toothpaste that'll be your go-to whenever you have a big picture-taking day coming up and need your smile to be even brighter than the flash.

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    Public service announcement: Ya' gotta be careful with the charcoal peeps! Doctors have confirmed that activated charcoal can whiten your teeth (yay!) but excessive usage can weaken the enamel of your teeth (boooo!). I recommend you use this toothpaste to whiten your teeth and keep the tube around for when you need it occasionally. Everything in moderation, OK? Ah yes, and you should also understand that activated charcoal toothpaste is good for surface-level stains made by coffee, wine, dark foods, etc... For deeper stains beneath the surface of your teeth, your best bet is the dentist's office. Last thing: This toothpaste is vegan, and it's fluoride-, peroxide-, and gluten-free!

    Promising review: "I developed some coffee stains on my two front teeth earlier this summer. I could not get them off with regular brushing and they were making me very self-conscious. I found this product and, after less than a week, the stains are completely gone. Now, I’m going to work on the yellowing of my bottom teeth. Great product!" —Laurapgh

    Get it from Amazon for $9.99.

    5. Hi-Fidelity earplugs for when you go to boomin' concerts, bars, parties, or festivals but still want to leave there with your eardrums intact. They're designed to reduce damaging decibel levels without compromising the quality of the sound so you won't have to dip out early due to uncomfy noise.

    a box with the earplugs sitting in them. You also see the case and the four alternate size buds.
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    I actually own these and since I LOVE listening to loud music in my apartment, I wear them so I can make a habit of preserving my hearing. I even wore them with my noise-canceling headphones so I could blast my music (a little) loud in my ears without harming them. They're super comfy to wear and are barely visible. They are definitely gonna be my go-to for all the festivals I want to go to this year.

    Promising review: "I got these because I take loud indoor cycling classes about four times a week and started to notice my right ear wasn't happy about it. I love losing myself in loud music so I wanted something that would cut down just enough to where I feel safe without sacrificing my experience much. I've worn them for about a week now and they're great for my purpose. It's taken a bit of adjustment. If I push them too far in, then I find I lose too much of the audio and have a hard time hearing my instructor's cues. If I push them to where they're just barely in my ear, then they're perfect! Even though I'm running and sweating, I've had no issues with them staying put, which was my worry at first. I found that where I angle the tip also makes a difference in how much noise is let in, so keep that in mind and see if it makes a difference for you. I keep these in my bag now and I do go to loud concerts with some frequency, so that will be their next test!" —Maria

    Get them from Amazon for $23.98 (available with a portable case).

    6. SKIMS Solution Shorts to pull from your dresser when you have a fire dress or A-line skirt with a sultry slit but also want some comfy support underneath. Yes, it's by Kim Kardashian and yes, this is probably the most genius product design on her SKIMS roster. They come in various nudes (yay shade range!) and also in solid black.

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    These are perfect for anyone who LIVES for a garment with slits but will never feel comfy wearing just underwear underneath. If you're the person who feels like the day you decide not to wear shorts with a dress or skirt will be the day an unwelcome Marilyn Monroe moment will happen — then I am you and you are me and well, *brb, I kinda need these dang shorts*.

    BUT ALSO, because I love you to bits, you can also hack this same look by doctoring a pair of thick, opaque tights with scissors. The upside to investing in the actual SKIMS design though is that you won't have to worry about the area you cut rolling up or fraying over time. You got choices, people! Choices!

    Get them from Nordstrom for $42 (available in sizes XXS-5X) and snag stockings from Amazon for $6.50+ (available in sizes S-XXL and nine styles).

    7. Cetaphil's Purifying Clay Mask to draw out the oils, whiteheads, blackheads, deep dark secrets, and everything else that decides to hide out in your skin. Since it's a mask, it'll be perfect to wear while you handle other stuff around the house.

    a tub of the Cetaphil clay mask with a plastic spoon sticking out of it
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    This product is hypoallergenic so you should be safe if you have sensitive skin, but still conduct a patch test to double-check. It's also supposed to help even out your skin tone and prevent oiliness. BuzzFeed writer Elena Garcia adores this clay mask. Peep why ahead:

    "This mask has changed my life. Which I know sounds so dramatic but it's true. It has a very creamy and cooling consistency which I apply with a face mask brush (but it comes with a small applicator), I let it sit for about 20 minutes and then remove with a face sponge soaked in warm water. The difference in my skin — my sensitive, acne-prone skin — is astonishing after just one use. My pores shrunk down so much! I went from having what looked like a strawberry for a nose to just a regular, smooth nose! I haven't shut up about it since I started using it. Now I apply it every three days, it's honestly my new religion. I wish it came in a bigger jar so I could cover my entire body in it. I'm not even joking. I love it so hard. I will never stop using this mask. NEVER."

    Get it from Amazon for $14.36 (available in three sizes).

    8. Revlon's One-Step Hair Dryer & Volumizer hot air brush – it'll come in handy when you realize you want to wash and straighten your curls but have only a little time and A LOT of hair. You'll go from curly-haired baddie to straight-haired vixen in minutes.

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    Promising review: "I have a lot of hair. A LOT. Like, 'wow, is that Wookiee over there?' LOTS. I have looked into having a third arm surgically implanted. Is this a thing? Who would do it? Vascular surgery?... These are the questions that keep me up at night🤔 because my shoulders are so tired holding up a dryer and a round brush for eternity. I briefly considered making a workout video ('Toned Arms: The Hairdryer Workout') but was informed by fitness people that there isn’t a market for a 75-minute focus on the anterior deltoids. I almost have to wake up BEFORE I GO TO SLEEP in order to have enough time to dry my hair before work. This thing took me eight minutes. I naturally assumed, upon finishing, that I had entered some sort of Amazon-created beauty time warp. I checked with my husband in the next room, and in fact, I did not go through a blowout wormhole. The silkier-than-silk style was accomplished by this miracle of a brush in eight minutes. Several more minutes were still lost to running my hands through my hair and flicking it over my shoulder while smiling coquettishly in the mirror. If you struggle with an overabundance of hair as I do, then seriously consider giving this amazing contraption a try." —Chris

    Get it from Amazon for $59.99 (available in four colors).

    9. Mimosa cubes so you can still get your favorite brunch drink at home even if you forgot to grab juice from the store. Just pluck the flavored cube you want into a glass of bubbly, let that baby fizz up, and boom — mimosa time in literal seconds, no juice necessary.

    mimosa cubes lined up like the rectangle-sized pill trays in plastic packaging.
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    You'll get two Peaches & Berries trios (peach, raspberry, and strawberry) and two Citrus trios (Arcadia orange, lemon, and grapefruit).

    Promising review: "I wanted a fruity addition to champagne for younger guests (21+) who aren't big into stronger alcohol tastes. These sugar cubes were perfect. They were well-received and fun to use. I thought they were a little pricey but after several uses, I still have plenty of cubes leftover for entertaining." —TCP

    Get them from Uncommon Goods for $30.

    10. Affresh dishwasher tablets for when you realize that your dishwasher is low-key starting to become a streaky, residue-encrusted mess OR when you notice your dishes are no longer getting so fresh and so clean-clean like before.

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    Promising review: "After using this product, I am happy to report that my $5 investment saved me over $500. I was ready to replace my dishwasher due to super cloudy glasses, residue, and dishes just not getting clean. Then, I became aware that the water softener was no longer doing its job so I had the rental company replace it. Dishwasher performance improved somewhat. I decided to do two more loads before deciding to purchase a new one. Then I saw a product test review for Affresh. I was ordering some stuff from Amazon anyway so I added that to my order. When it came, I tossed one of the tablets into the bottom of the full machine per the instructions and ran the regular cycle. I did not expect the results I got! My glassware that I thought was permanently etched and ruined came out like new. Same with cutlery. The difference is unbelievable. I will use this faithfully every month, as recommended. I can even put it on my subscribe and save order so I will get a new pack every six months. I am amazed!" —Sheila

    Get it from Amazon for $5.33 (available in a six-pack).

    11. OLLY gummies with melatonin to help you get to sleep on nights when your mind is doing EVERYTHING but letting you relax and dream.

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    BuzzFeed writer Sam Wieder sings these gummies' praises. Check out why here:

    "Here to say that I have recently tried these, and I LOVE them. I have anxiety and because of it, there are just some nights, where getting my brain to calm down and stop overthinking every to-do list and human interaction I've had throughout my 25-year-life is impossible. I'll take the recommended two gummies about 20 minutes before I know I'm ready to go to bed, go through my nighttime routine of washing my face and brushing my teeth, and by the time it's time for bed, I'm feeling relaxed and sleepy enough that I have a much easier time falling asleep and staying asleep. I also love the fact that I don't wake up feeling groggy or 'hungover.' I just wake up feeling refreshed. The gummies themselves taste like a mix of blackberry and mint, so it tastes a tad medicinal, but you get used to it!!"

    Get them from Amazon for $11.99+ (in 25-, 50-, and 70-count bottles).

    12. A heart-shaped waffle maker for tough days when you want to cheer yourself up and stuff your face with the comfiest of comfort food. And honestly, what's cheerier than eating fluffy waffles in the shape of a heart while you binge-watch a juicy show (that's way more dramatic than your real life)?! 💕

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    Promising review: "Made a perfect waffle every time. Made me smile and reconnect with the fun of cooking. This was so easy to use and fun!" —Rhinestonelife

    Get it from Amazon for $14.99 (available in 10 other styles).

    13. A backless, strapless bra set to keep the ta-tas covered and comfy when you wanna slay a backless, sleeveless (or spaghetti-strapped) lil' number and a regular bra just won't do. It comes with two bras and two nipple covers as a free gift!

    Two strapless bras (one nude and one black) that have a drawstring in the center. There are also silicone nipple covers.
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    Reviewers of different bra sizes noted that this design held up and supported their boobs properly! This is one of those undergarments that you always wish you had when you slip on your sultriest clothes. OK, me. I am the one always wishing I had this when I'm in the middle of tucking straps and taping this and that to keep my outfits actually looking good. Don't be me. In fact, I don't even need to be me.

    Promising review: "I wanted to try these backless, strapless bras for a long time. I have so many summer dresses and tops that I want to wear but I didn’t have the appropriate bra. After a lot of research, I decided to purchase from this seller because of the many positive reviews. I also loved that I can receive two bras and nipple covers for a low price. The set of bras came fast and I was pleasantly surprised. They fit perfectly. My bra size is 34D and I ordered a cup size D. Both bras adhere very well to the skin without causing any irritation or discomfort. After I remove the bra there is no sticky residue on the skin. It's not visible through clothes and provides a slight lift. When I pull the ropes of the bra, I get the best cleavage. I wore one of the bras at my birthday dinner party and it stayed in place during the whole time. I felt comfortable and secure throughout the night. There was no discomfort or pain from straps that dig into my shoulders. I’m so happy I can finally wear my summer dresses without any straps showing. I’m very satisfied with this purchase." —Lili26d

    Get it from Amazon for $20.99 (available in sizes A-D).

    14. An attachable wine aerator for days when you really don't feel like waiting on your wine to be at peak tasty levels with a regular aerator. This attachable one will bless you with a perfect glass of tasty, aromatic wine straight outta the bottle with a single pour. No more letting it sit to aerate. Reviewers seem especially pleased at how it improves the taste of their cheaper wine selections.

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    This little tool will also be convenient for when you're entertaining guests at your house but prefer not to blow a bag on expensive wine bottles for the occasion. Save a lil' money, get the cheap wine, and serve it up like it's a bottle of the finest.

    ALSO, a few reviewers noted that it leaks BUT others shared a tip for preventing that: Make sure the three aeration holes are positioned on the TOP while you're pouring so all the wine goes into your glass and nowhere else.

    Promising review: "This is a great option if you want to serve a bottle of red wine and don't have time to allow it to breathe. A nice box was included which makes a good impression." —Christy

    Get it from Amazon $15.99 (available in two colors and with a lifetime warranty).

    15. Ecotools Makeup Brush Shampoo to get your brushes right after you've allowed them to get embarrassingly dirty and it's starting to show up on your face in the form of breakouts... 😬 You gotta wash those boo so HERE you are.

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    Promising review: "This cleanser is great! It fully removes all makeup from the brushes without leaving them feeling beat up. (I'm not the most gentle when it comes to cleaning brushes). I use a thick foundation that soaks heavily into the bristles but this removed it all. At first, I thought the formula was a bit thin but after using it, I learned that a little bit goes a long way. It has a nice lather and it easily rinses out product. I use this with a MelodySusie brush cleaner scrubby. I was able to clean my brushes much faster than normal, and I feel more confident that I got all the makeup off the bristles. This has a very slight (not strong at all) scent of grapefruit. It's refreshing without me having to worry about it irritating my face or leaving a fragrance left on my brushes." —Kryssy

    Get it from Amazon for $4.79.

    16. A blackhead remover kit for when you just CANNOT STAND IT ANYMORE and really need to clear out those blackheads but also don't want to make the blemish worse by going in with your hands. These tools should help you with your extraction.

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    One reviewer even noted that these blackhead tools helped them clear out blackheads from their son's ears!

    Promising review: "I have had blackheads on my nose since I can remember and they just keep getting bigger. I have tried the peeling masks, monthly facials, etc... but that wasn't enough. I ordered this kit (along with a microdermabrasion one) to try and fight back... It gets EVERYTHING out and I don't feel like I am damaging my skin. It's very easy to use. I use this kit two to three times a week and have noticed a BIG difference in my pore size. I like to use this before I put on any skincare or makeup products. Just quickly get a few noticeable areas and then apply toner, lotion, and primer before makeup. After three months of use, I found this kit works MUCH better than the microdermabrasion tool I also ordered. These are just easier and quicker! A few times a week, I can quickly clean out my pores after washing my face. My pore size has noticeably shrunk." —Sherri Lee

    Get it from Amazon for $8.49+ (available in three colors).

    17. A mug warmer so your cups of coffee, tea, hot cocoa, or whatever other warm things you drink will stay warm from the first sip until the last. It's going to feel so good to not have to keep hopping up to reheat your drink while at your desk or chilling on the couch.

    A mug sitting on top of the Mr. Coffee mug warmer, which looks like a thick coaster.  There's also a spoon and a tea bag sitting on an actual coaster right beside it. This warmer is sitting on a desk.
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    One reviewer even noted that it worked well to warm a scent diffuser!

    Promising review: "It's going on a little over a year since I got this coffee warmer and I felt I needed to let everyone know that this is the best coffee warmer I've gotten. I work from 7 a.m. to 5 p.m. and it is on the entire time, five to six days a week. It keeps my tea at just the right temperature — not scalding or room temperature like other warmers I've purchased. The 60-inch cord is long enough to go across my large desk. The hot plate is 3.25 inches in diameter, making it the right size for even my large-bottomed coffee mug. The entire warmer is 5.2" by 8.6", so it's not cumbersome having it sit on my desk. This was a great purchase. I'm glad I got it." —Christin Fern

    Get it from Amazon for $10.99.

    18. A FURemover squeegee broom to handle the pet hair (and um, maybe even your hair?) that's built up in your carpets and almost every other surface of your home (and car). While a shedding pet is the focus, it'll even work with cleaning up water, dirt, and dust.

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    Promising review: "I really didn’t expect this to work. We’ve had short-haired cats for years and I had a rubber upholstery brush that never seemed to do anything. Well, we recently got a dog — a black Great Pyrenees mix. There is fur everywhere. Our downstairs is all hard flooring with area rugs and I hate lugging my Shark vacuum every couple of days but just daily sweeping with a regular broom wasn’t cutting it. I decided to take a chance on this broom and I am so happy I did. It takes some elbow grease but it gets the fur off the area rug in my living room... Not only is it great for getting the fur off rugs, but it’s also even better on the hard floors. My regular broom catches some of the hair (which I then have to clean off by hand) but much of it just swirls away in the breeze the sweeping creates. This broom actually collects even the tiny stray hairs and deposits them in the dust pile without me having to get my hands dirty (literally)." —Sarah R.

    Get it from Amazon for $13.33.

    19. A soft and lightweight sleep mask so when you find yourself in a hotel or staying over a friend's house with incredibly bright lighting, you can slip this on and still get straight to the sound sleep you crave. It even has a nose flap so no light can sneak in through there!

    a woman laying on the couch with an eye mask over her face
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    Promising review: "Normally I don't write reviews but I felt I had to say that this is the most comfortable eye mask I have ever worn. It's extremely soft to the touch. It feels so good on the face and completely blocks out any light. I don't even notice the two adjustable head straps because they are also so comfortable. I normally work 12-hour night shifts so I'm sleeping through the day. I always had issues with constantly waking up even with blackout curtains because the sunlight was still getting around them, but since I've started wearing the mask, I have had no disrupted sleep and I am dead to the world during the day with this on." —Chibimuffin

    Get it on Amazon for $9.99 (available in three styles and two colors).

    20. Acne patches to suck the gunk out of your pimples like a vacuum to give you a visible reduction in just a couple of hours. These will come in clutch when you have a big event on your sched and prefer not to take big pimples in there with you.

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    They'll also keep you from picking your pimples to pieces so you have less scarring.

    Promising review: "I almost never write reviews but I have to this time! This product is amazing — basically a miracle! I used these on three giant cystic acne spots and they nearly disappeared over the course of two days!!! I used them overnight and for a few hours during the day for two days and BAM! The gnarliest pimples I’ve ever had are magically and dramatically almost gone!" —Nikki Berry

    Get it from Amazon for $8.50 (40 patches in a pack).

    21. Argan oil-based shampoo and conditioner for when your hair gets oily or has way too much build-up and needs a super nourishing wash day.

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    The set is sulfate-free and safe for all hair types and color treatments.

    Promising review: "My hair has never been so healthy. It used to break at the ends so frequently despite trims every two months. Now, it already feels so healthy. I’ve only used the shampoo and conditioner twice over four days and I already notice a great difference. My hair is usually very frizzy for up to 10 to 14ish hours after washing, even with defrizz products put in. Using this product, my hair dries so nicely. I love it and I'm totally hooked. Also, now I use an organic leave-in organic serum I made myself of argan oil, vegetable glycerin, sandalwood essential oil, and lemon essential oil." —Sam

    Get it from Amazon for $24.95.

    22. Hyaluronic acid to treat your face to a little extra moisture when the dead of winter is threatening to turn it into literal dust. This will help your skin hold on to moisture better. It's also meant to improve skin texture, smooth out fine lines, decrease blemishes, and give the skin an overall natural glow.

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    Reviewers with a variety of skin needs — including dryness, fine lines, texture, etc. — raved about this product!

    Promising review: "Amazing product! It has kept my skin tight and I'm slowly seeing results for my fine lines. I have been using it for two months now and I've stopped expecting overnight results with a skincare product. Nothing will show you progress within a week. I loved this product so much that I bought a second bottle since I’m a little past halfway on the first one already. Update: Six months later, I’m on my third bottle and I will not trade it for anything else! I use it in my 10-step Korean skincare routine and it has helped transform my skin!" —CM

    Get it from Amazon for $15.

    23. A MakeUp Eraser cloth for late nights (or early mornings) when you just want to kick the heels off, remove the makeup in two seconds, climb into bed, and sleep off the alcohol.

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    One side of this cloth has short microfibers meant to remove 100% of your makeup with only water. The other side has long fibers to exfoliate your skin. Sure, we should do the evening skincare routine but that just ain't always gonna happen but good thing you'll have this cloth sitting right in your bathroom.

    Promising review: "This is some kind of miracle cloth, I’m pretty sure. I was tired of using oily eye makeup removers and still having to scrub with makeup wipes to remove it all. This cloth does both and it actually got ALL my eye makeup off. I wasn’t left with that weird dirty looking rim of old eyeliner. I’m buying one for my sister, my mom, and pretty much anyone I love who wears makeup." —Amazon Customer

    Get it from Amazon for $20. Also, peep our full MakeUp Eraser review for more details about this godsend.

    24. Green Gobbler Drain Clog Dissolver to clear out your drains when they've become overrun with hair and other gunk. This green potion is meant to work its magic in mere minutes and can be used for toilets, sinks, and tubs.

    a green bottle with two openings with twist-off caps at the top of it.
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    Green Gobbler is plant-based, biodegradable (yayyy environment!), odorless, and non-corrosive so it won't damage your pipes in the process.

    Promising review: "OK... So I have to do a little review on this product BECAUSE I have had a stopped-up kitchen sink and have LITERALLY tried EVERYTHING down to the industrial products with NO luck. I decided to go on Amazon and read a few reviews. This is the one I decided to go with. I only used one chamber, let it sit for an hour, and then used boiling water. My sink is NO LONGER stopped up!!! I saved a plumber bill and this was $11.97. HUGE win for this woman!!" —Tabpeach

    Get it from Amazon for $11.97.

    25. A Lavinso Foot Exfoliation Mask that'll basically give you brand new feet since it strips layers and layers of dead skin and calluses from them.

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    Promising review: "These were amazing! They actually did what they claimed they would. My feet were peeling in five days. Starting on the third day, I made sure to soak them for at least 10 minutes. It took about three to four days for them to stop peeling but the results are amazing. My feet feel so new!" —Nov.Rain

    Get it from Amazon for $17.95.

    26. A travel neck pillow so you can fly with something to help prevent neck pains *and* take up minimal space in your carry-on bag. It totally looks like an infinity scarf but don't let its appearance fool ya'. The snug, adjustable fit will ensure that your head and neck are positioned properly when you travel and have to sleep while sitting up.

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    It's only a half of a pound so it'll fit inside luggage easily and it's machine-washable.

    Promising review: "This is probably my 10th attempt at a travel pillow. A few things about me: I can only sleep sitting on the right side of the plane because I can only sleep while leaning on my right side. I can't live or fly without my Bose headphones and most pillows don't pair comfortably with over-the-ear headphones. Also, in flight, I sleep with my glasses on just in case of an emergency. I NEED TO SEE what's going down. Lastly, I typically wear a scarf in flight because I don't like my neck to be cold. For the aforementioned reasons, THIS PILLOW ROCKS! It does the job of supporting a side sleeper like myself while pairing perfectly with my headphones and glasses. Last but not least, I didn't need to bring a scarf. No more bobblehead sleeping and it's compact in size... Who cares if it looks crazy? I like to stand out!" —DST Seven

    Get it from Amazon for $25+ (available in seven styles and in sets).

    27. A diamond cleaning stick to remove the gunk from your jewelry when it loses its luster — without you having to pay a cleaning fee to your local jeweler.

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    Promising review: "Trust me. This PAINS me to say this. My wallet is hurting. This $5 stick outperforms my $90 jewelry steamer. Forget the jewelry store cleaning. Do it at home and your rings will look BETTER. I have a morganite band that I seldom wore because the stones are impossible to clean and they're ugly when they're cloudy....well... The morganite now looks good as new." —Jenna

    Get it from Amazon for $8.43.

    28. A portable door lock that'll give you extra security whenever you're sleeping anywhere that isn't your personal abode. It'll be super helpful for anyone who frequents Airbnbs and sleeps better knowing things are extra secure.

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    Promising review: "I am so happy I discovered this product in Amazon. I live in a rented room where there is no lock and I didn't want to request the owner to drill the lock for me. So, this product has been a savior for me. I can finally sleep in peace without having to worry about anyone trying to open the door when I am inside the room. It is super simple to use and also comes with a good manual. It also came with a small red pouch so I am definitely planning to carry it during my travels and use it at hotels or motels. I am very happy with this purchase." —Anzy

    Get it from Amazon for $17.95.

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