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    33 Products With Before And Afters That Prove Where There’s A Will, There’s A Way

    Including a scratch remover for your car, a mold remover for your shower grout, and a nail grinder that won't spook your pup.

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    1. A pumice cleaning stone for powering through tough rust, lime, and calcium streaks that have retired many a toilet scrubbing brush. Give your tired arms a break and let this little guy rub away discoloration with ease. This nontoxic cleaner is tough on dirt but gentle on porcelain so you can sit atop the glistening throne you deserve.

    2. An eco-friendly hard water stain-remover that'll defeat stubborn soap scum and residue that's bested every other cleaner. It's biodegradable so the scent won't singe your nose hairs and make you gag, plus it's safe enough to use on just about anything — including shower glass, tile, granite, stainless steel, marble, brass, and porcelain.

    Reviewer before and after showing the cleaner removed hard water stains on a glass shower door

    3. A mold and mildew remover because the black mold that's settled in your grout has lived there rent free for far too long. With this cleaning gel, you can set it, forget it, and come back in a few hours to see grout that looks like new. I'm talking basically every speck of black mold is gone! *Cues up "Do You Believe in Magic"*

    Progression photo showing dark mold and mildew on shower tile grout disappearing overnight

    4. A pack of hanging vacuum bags if you're already dreading having to store all your heavy winter coats come March. With these bags, you can vacuum all the air out so they take up a fraction of your closet space. And you can do this while they're on the hanger instead of trying to fold and smush them in a regular vacuum bag.

    5. A jewelry-cleaning pen to have your jewels sparkling in literal seconds instead of sitting at the table gently scrubbing...and scrubbing...and scrubbing with a toothbrush and hoping you're getting all the nooks and crannies.

    Reviewer before and after of their cloudy emerald looking brilliant and sparkly after using the pen

    6. A pack of stain-removing pads so you can clean up pet accidents, blood, wine, mud, soda, you name it, instead of smushing it into the carpet even more with a paper towel. Just stomp on the pad to activate its cleaning powers; let it sit and you'll remove it hours later to a stain-free and fresh-smelling carpet.

    7. A 15-piece set of airtight food containers for anyone who's resigned themselves to never knowing exactly what food they have and what they need to buy. Sure, pasta is great and all but aren't you tired of buying boxes of spaghetti only to realize you had an unopened box shoved in the back of your cupboard? This'll help you figure out what you do and don't have at a glance.

    8. A teeth-whitening pen that'll be a heck of a lot quicker (and taste a lot better) than those whitening strips that have to sit on your teeth for 20 minutes. Just let it sit for a minute and you're good to go. You can use each pen ~20 times and should expect your teeth to lighten four to eight shades.

    Reviewer before and after showing the pen noticeably whitened their yellow teeth

    9. A bottle of hard water booster powder because your mugs look like the one on the left (aka cloudy) and you want them to look like the mug on the right (aka nice and shiny). Aren't you tired of removing "clean" cups from the dishwasher and having to wash them again by hand?

    reviewer photo of stained mug next to a clean mug after using powder

    10. A nail grinder if your anxious dog can barely sit still and you spend the whole time nervous that you're accidentally going to clip too far and hurt them. This'll trim your pup's claws to an acceptable length so they don't leave behind gouges in your beautiful oak flooring. Plus it's super quiet and smooth, which is ideal for dogs who get spooked by regular nail clippers.

    Before photo of a reviewer's dog with extremely long, thick nails and an after photo of the same dog with neatly trimmed nails

    11. A dandruff shampoo to keep in your bathroom cabinet at all times. It's made with ketoconazole 1%, an antifungal ingredient that'll swoop in and save the day when those pesky white flakes just won't go.

    Reviewer's before and after photos showing the shampoo got rid of their significant dandruff

    12. An acne patch so you can tackle those stubborn pimples. Hydrocolloid, tea tree oil, and calendula oil are gentle on the skin while still drawing out fluids and pus from your pimple.

    13. A pack of bottle-cleaning tablets for anyone who's gotten an arm cramp because they scrubbed too hard. These bad boys will do all the heavy lifting for you so your beloved thermos is crystal clean quicker than it took you to make those stains.

    Progression photo showing a stained mug, the mug with foaming liquid inside, and the mug after it's been cleaned looking shiny and brand new

    14. A manual food chopper that'll slice and dice fruits, veggies, herbs, boneless meats, and ice with ease *and* without taking up a lot of space on your counters or hurting your ears with its shrieking mechanical whirring.

    Reviewer before and after photos showing roughly chopped veggies finely minced by the chopper

    15. A bottle of Glossier Solution, an exfoliating liquid because it helps "unglue" dead, dull skin to reveal glowing skin underneath. The cell turnover also helps reduce dark spots and acne scars without the use of harsh physical exfoliants.

    Before and after showing the product reduced breakouts and acne scars on model's cheek

    16. A beeswax wood polisher if you want to revive your dinged and dented cabinets and table quick as a flash. This method is a heck of a lot cheaper than actually replacing the wood, and using this polish on a regular basis can actually help keep the wood hydrated so it lasts longer.

    17. A pack of dishwasher cleaning tablets to clean your machine as it runs — no need to spend your precious free time cleaning it by hand.

    18. A fabric defuzzer so you can shave off the lint, pilling, and fuzz that's magically accumulated on your favorite sweater. It has three settings so you can choose how close of a shave you want as well as a handy lint catcher.

    19. A pack of shelf dividers for organizing your clothes into neat and distinct piles. These dividers provide stability for soft clothes that tend to fall over into one big pile of mess.

    20. An immunity-boosting allergy supplement that'll help your pup find relief from skin sensitivities and allergies. These soft chews deliver a dose of probiotics and other nutrients to help improve immune function, aide digestion, promote healthy skin, and add shine to a dog's coat.

    21. A space-saving hanger organizer because you've definitely tried to untangle some hangers and ended up throwing them against the wall in frustration until they dislodged themselves. Oh that's just me? Well, don't be like me; get this hanger organizer.

    22. A bottle of Olaplex No. 3, a splurge-worthy repairing treatment if there's a graveyard of half-used hair products that said they would revive your dry, damaged, colored hair but didn't. As someone who spends four-plus hours bleaching my hair every six to eight weeks, I can 100% vouch for this miracle in a bottle.

    Before and after of BuzzFeed editor who used the treatment showing it made her damaged, frizzy bleached blonde hair look smoother, shinier, and healthier

    23. A speedy oven and grill cleaner to lift the unsightly food stains on your burner — y'know, the stubborn spots that looked at every sponge and cleanser you've ever used and figuratively laughed in your face. This foam clings to the stains and penetrates deeply so you can lift them with ease.

    Before photo of a reviewer's white stovetop with burners covered in brown and black burned food and after photo of the same stovetop looking bright and clean

    24. A scratch remover for black cars so no one has to know that you accidentally swiped the mailbox and *you* don't have to overpay at the auto shop.

    25. A headlight restoration kit for helping you scrub away years of sun damage that's turned your headlights hazy and dull.

    26. A liquid tartar remover that'll help clean your doggo's teeth, because lord knows they will not let you within 5 feet of them if they see you coming with a toothbrush. Think of this as doggy mouthwash! Just add this to their water and you'll notice your dog's plaque and bad breath subside.

    Comparison of reviewer's dog's teeth showing the water additive lightened the brown plaque stains noticeably

    27. A tub of brightening, firming, and rejuvenating eye cream because you're tired of your mom constantly asking you, "Are you getting enough sleep?" on your weekly FaceTime even though she should darn well know that your dark circles are hereditary (thnx a lot Mom!).

    28. A cuticle oil if the winter weather and your bad habit of picking at your nails has left them in need of some TLC. A combination of sweet almond oil, vitamin E, and jojoba softens the cuticle and strengthens your claws so you'll be proud to show them off.

    Before and after of reviewer who used the oil, showing that it helped reduce nail breakage

    29. A blackhead remover vacuum with a powerful head to suction up blackheads, whiteheads, grease, and leftover makeup. It comes with four different attachments for all your skincare needs, as well as five suction levels so you can clear up your skin without painful blackhead-removing strips.

    30. A vitamin C serum so you can command Z winter's effects on your skin. It's made with hyaluronic acid, vitamins C and E, witch hazel, and jojoba oil that'll help bring back that glow and brighten hyperpigmentation.

    on the left a face with some breakouts and on the right the same face with the breakouts gone

    31. A ~berry~ handy set of produce storage containers for saving you money by extending the shelf life of your fruits and veg. Here's to actually cooking with the produce in your fridge in 2021.

    32. A box of pore-tightening, skin-lifting face masks that'll truly terrify you, first because you'll look like a zombie once you've applied it, and second because it's so darn effective at smoothing your skin.

    Before of reviewer with forehead wrinkles, puffy eye bags, and crow's feet next to after photo of same reviewer with less noticeable wrinkles and tighter-looking skin.

    33. A portable Bissell SpotBot, because who wants to spend hours on their hands and knees scrubbing cat vomit from the carpet with a brush? The answer: no one. Good thing this'll clean up your messes in minutes.

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