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    32 Products Reviewers Say They Wish They'd Bought Sooner

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    1. A beeswax wood polisher to revive your dinged and dented cabinets and table. This is a heck of a lot cheaper than actually replacing them, and using it on a regular basis can actually help keep the wood hydrated so it lasts longer.,

    Promising review: "This Feed-N-Wax is magically wonderful for wood furniture and even my wood front door. It gave my 20-year-old pine finish bedroom furniture a nice sheen, pulled out the grain, and even covered up minor scratches along the bottom edges where the dog had gotten it over the years when rolling around on the floor. I used it on a 100-year-old china cabinet and it worked beautifully. On our wood front door that takes a beating in the the south Florida weather, it brought it back to life. I wish I found this stuff sooner." —Deborah Basso

    Get it from Amazon for $13.62.

    2. A bottle of Fanola purple shampoo so your hair looks like it's straight from the salon between visits to your colorist. Say goodbye to brassy blonde!,

    Promising review: "I’ve been putting blonde in my hair since I was a teenager and have always used purple shampoos to tone the brassy color. NOTHING has ever worked better than this shampoo. Absolutely amazing. It took the yellow tint out of my hair completely. I wet my hair and worked the shampoo in and let it sit for about five minutes before rinsing and used my regular conditioner. Beautiful!! Wish I would have found this product sooner." —Angela V.

    Get it from Amazon for $13.49.

    3. A fabric defuzzer for cleaning up all the lint, pilling, and fuzz that's magically accumulated on your favorite sweater the night before you want to wear it. It has three settings so you can choose how close of a shave you want as well as a handy lint catcher.

    Promising review: "I have thrown away so many of my favorite tops over the years because I could not get all the fuzzies off them. I tried this thing on one of my favorite shirts this morning and OMG it really works! It is easy to put the batteries in. I was able to operate it without even having to look at the instructions. I wish I bought this sooner. Off I go to mourn the loss of all my old favorite tops that this little gadget could have fixed!" —HD

    Get it from Amazon for $12.99+ (available in five colors and two styles).

    4. A cooktop cleaner so your guests won't know that the last time you cleaned the stove was...the last time they visited your house. This kit comes with a bottle of cleaner, a sponge, and a scraper — everything you need.

    Promising review: "I had tried four different cleaners before discovering this one and I wish I would have found it sooner! All of that caked-on liquid that runs out of the pans and burns into the stovetop while you’re cooking?? This removes all of it. It doesn’t scratch your glass top stovetop and it leaves it looking brand new. I won’t ever buy another cleaner — this is it for me!" —Christine

    Get it from Amazon for $9.99.

    5. 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.

    Promising review: "If you have hard water stains in your sink or toilet YOU NEED THIS! I’ve spent lots of time scrubbing my toilet trying to get rid of the water ring and nothing ever really worked. In less than 10 minutes of using this my toilet looks brand new!!! I will definitely buy this again. I am so glad I didn’t have to buy one of those harsh chemicals to fix my problem as I pretty much only use natural cleaning products in my home. My only regret is that I didn’t know about this sooner!" —RD

    Get it from Amazon for $8.99.

    6. A dandruff shampoo so you can banish white flakes from your scalp. It's made with ketoconazole 1%, an antifungal ingredient that'll tell your dandruff it's no longer welcome here.

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

    Promising review: "So I have really curly hair and about a year ago I switched from head and shoulders to DevaCurl products but I noticed I started developing dandruff. I tried the home remedies but couldn’t stick with them because I didn’t feel like making the recipes. So I just said forget it and went on with my dandruff life for about a year. Until someone recently pointed out my dandruff and I was SUPER embarrassed. Ten minutes after, I went on Amazon determined to finally get rid of this annoyance and I found this shampoo with really high reviews so I decided why not. After about 2–3 uses, my dandruff was literally gone!! Definitely wish I would’ve bought this sooner. So I use this shampoo and I still use my DevaCurl One Condition and now I’m dandruff-free. So if you’re on the fence, trust me just get it and try it." —Oneyda

    Get it from Amazon for $14.84+ (also available in a two-pack).

    7. An eco-friendly hard water stain-remover that'll defeat stubborn soap scum and residue that's bested all your other attempts to scrub it away. 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

    Promising review: "I honestly did not expect for this to work this well. Wish I found this product sooner. My glass door had a lot of soap scum and water stains. I got in my tub, poured some on a sponge, and smeared it all over the glass. I waited about five minutes and just rinsed it off. I did not have to scrub it work hard; it just came right off. The scent smelled like minty toothpaste which i loved!" —Jacqueline

    Get it from Amazon for $22.90.

    8. A Schick Silk dermaplaning razor if the thought of trimming your brows reminds you of the horrible time in middle school that you accidentally shaved off half your eyebrow. Thankfully this has a precision cover to prevent such mishaps.,

    Promising review: "I’m not sure how long this product has been around, but I wish that I would have stumbled upon it sooner! It easily gets of rid peach fuzz, stray hairs, and the fine, little, blonde eyebrow hairs on my brow bone that are difficult to see. It shaves the hairs down very close to the skin, and it appears to make the hair grow back more slowly — maybe? This little miracle trimmer/razor also provides pretty spectacular exfoliation in the process! I have tried many methods of facial hair removal, and each method had at least two to three negative things about it. Eventually, my hair removal goal is to either buy a personal laser hair removal unit, or have it done professionally, but until then, this little guy is a blessing!" —Vacationland Girl

    Get a pack of three from Amazon for $4.99.

    9. A pack of bottle-cleaning tablets that'll remove stains and stinky smells after you accidentally left coffee in your mug a few too many times.

    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

    Promising review: "I don't know why I didn't get this sooner!! I was going to give up on cleaning our stainless steel cups and bottles until I found this. It works! I've tried everything and this is by far the easiest way to clean. All my cups look brand new!!!!" —teacherlover

    Get 12 tablets from Amazon for $8.

    10. A roll-on migraine stick to help soothe your mind-numbing headache with a mixture of peppermint, spearmint, lavender, and coconut oil.

    Yi Yang / BuzzFeed

    Promising review: "Nice cool menthol feeling. I applied to my forehead, temples, and back of my neck. I had the start of a pulsating migraine and the awesome cooling sensation on my temples helped! Lasted awhile too! Smell isn’t too strong and goes away with time, it’s tolerable. But wow I wish I bought this sooner!" —Cheryl Griffith

    My colleague tested and loved this. Read her full Migrastil Migraine Stick review to learn more.

    Get it from Amazon for $11.99.

    11. A drill brush kit that'll forgive you for weeks and weeks of forgetting to scrub the tub. It comes with three different heads to take the work out of cleaning your bathroom. Just attach the brush head and flip the switch on your drill. Why work harder when you could work smarter?

    Promising review: "I admit that when I first saw this product I laughed. Then I found myself wondering if this was the answer to the grout in my bathroom that I cannot seem to get clean. As much as I would love to redo the bathroom that just isn't going to happen right now. This seemingly silly product is actually quite amazing and I wish I had found it sooner! While my grout and tiles are still far from perfect, I don't think I have seen it this clean looking as long as we have lived here. The best part is that this takes so little effort! Yes, holding a drill can be heavy and awkward. Yes, it is going to splatter the cleaning product around (duh) but it is still so worth it for those deep cleaning projects." —Michelle B

    Get it from Amazon for $14.95+ (available in soft, medium, stiff, and ultra stiff bristles).

    12. 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).

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

    Promising review: "This makes a big difference. I wish I would have purchased this sooner." —Brandy Taylor

    Get it from Amazon for $5.97 (or Subscribe and Save for $5.67/month).

    13. A flexible, silicone kitchen sink organizer that'll neatly hold your sponge, dish soap, hand soap, and more. (I can't be the only one who gets annoyed when my roommate leaves a wet sponge just sitting on the counter!) And it wipes clean since it's made of silicone so you don't have to worry about yucky mold and mildew.

    The organizer holding a sponge, dish soap, and hand soap

    Promising review: "Wish I had thought to get this sooner. It holds my Dawn dish soap, hand soap, and sponge perfectly." —Courtney

    Get it from Amazon for $12.99+ (also available in light gray).

    14. A jewelry-cleaning pen to make your jewels sparkle. It's compact enough to fit in your purse so you can use it on the go, yet it's powerful enough to clean days', months', and weeks' worth of dirt and grime that's dulled your stones' shine.

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

    Promising review: "I’ve never had a proper ring cleaning in the two years I’ve had my ring, but now it’s just as shiny as the first day I got it. I am in AWE how much more it sparkles now. It looks SO GOOD! Wish I had bought this cleaning pen sooner." —DB

    Get it from Amazon for $7.10.

    Check out our in-depth Diamond Dazzle Stik review to learn more about why we love it.

    15. A Glossier cream blush if you're tired of applying blush and looking like a clown. This blendable, buildable formula gives you a beautiful and natural-looking flush of color. Apply it with your fingers for a stunning glow.

    Model applying the blush with two fingers

    Promising review: "As someone who was to deal with constant rosacea flare ups I always avoided blush like a plague. But after getting Storm I regret not getting Cloud Paint sooner! Weirdly my flareups don’t look as intense, maybe because the cloud paint covers them or they blend in nicely with the blush? Can’t say but I don't have to worry about my rosacea as much now! I wasn’t sure about buying Storm for my pale skin but it looks very natural and gives you a cute/ flushed ‘romantic’ look, which makes me feel really good and confident! Never in my life did I think I would ever be using blush but the cloud paint is truly incredible and if you have rosacea I’d say go for it!" —Jade

    Get it from Glossier for $18 (available in eight shades).

    16. A cruelty-free lengthening mascara, because who doesn't want to be this fabu~lash~? It's lightweight, won't transfer, doesn't smudge, and lasts all day — what more could you ask for?,

    Promising review: "This product is easy on the eyes, no irritation and WOW!! what volume. Oh how I wished I would have discovered this sooner." —Tamara Adkisson

    Get it from Amazon for $4.99.

    17. A bleach-free, no-scrub weekly shower spray so soap scum and shower grime buildup goes bye bye without you ever having to wipe. Rinse it clean the next day, and you'll be amazed to see those hard water stains on your shower door are *poof* gone.

    Before: a dirty shower floor; after: the clean shower floor

    Promising review: "This product will absolutely save you a trip to divorce court. My husband and I are both equal workers and equal earners — yet he refuses to clean bathrooms. This product is a godsend! I refuse to scrub 'his shower' but sprayed this product just once and it has made a 100% difference. The soap scum is gone, the hard water stains have vanished, and the dank smell has vacated. All without any scrubbing (or arguing), just after one use. If I could buy this product in bulk, I would. His bathroom shower hadn’t been cleaned in at least six months prior to using this product and it looks like we just moved in. Buy this now, and buy in bulk. It absolutely does everything it promises. My only complaint is the product’s lack of marketing/me not finding this sooner." —Carrie Larson

    Get it from Amazon for $16.80.

    18. A pet hair remover for anyone who loves their fur baby but also loves not having their outfit ruined by sitting on a furry chair. Roll it over your couch, bed, favorite blanket, you name it, and watch it lift the fur away. See, we can own nice things!!

    Reviewer photo of a black pillow covered in white dog hair and you can clearly see which side they brushed with the fur remover because all the dog hair is gone in that section

    Promising review: "This thing is magical and I wish I had found it sooner. Even the most stubborn of dog hairs that have been seemingly woven into the fabric of your couch are no match for the ChomChom. The satisfying click of the roller will have you ChomChom-ing every surface you possibly can, while your dog looks at you in cold betrayal for removing his precious fur deposits. He plots revenge against this new nemesis, revenge that is doomed to fail from the start, because the ChomChom is far too powerful. Meanwhile, you are transfixed by the serotonin rush filling your brain as your ChomChom fills with more and more hair, leaving a path of de-furred sofa in its wake. The dog barks in disapproval. You smile, finally sitting on fur-free furniture for the first time in a long time. Maybe you’ll even have friends over now." —Doge

    Get it from Amazon for $24.95.

    19. An eyeliner stamp to spare you the pain of drawing the *perfect* wing on one eye...and then having the other side look like it was done by a 6-year-old.

    Step by step progression of a reviewer stamping the wings on the outer corner of their eye and then connecting the liner to the inner corner

    Promising review: "I don't have the steadiest of hands so you can forget making a winged eye with my makeup. It's so easy and I don't know why I didn't buy this sooner." —J. Vitti

    Get it from Amazon for $11.97.

    20. A 15-piece set of airtight food containers because you want a pantry that looks like Clea and Joanna from The Home Edit stopped by. 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.

    The full 15 piece Vtopmart Airtight Food Storage Containers Set being used to store different kinds of food

    Promising review: "Boxes, cellophane bags, and envelopes were making a mess in my cabinets making it difficult to find what I needed. Why didn't I buy these containers sooner?? Even my husband can find what he's looking for without calling out my name 'Where's blah blah?' I love them" —C. Roche

    Get it from Amazon for $41.99 (available in four colors).

    21. An acne patch for those days when a pimple pops up at the *worst* possible moment. Hydrocolloid, tea tree oil, and calendula oil are gentle on the skin while still drawing out fluids and pus from your pimple.,

    Promising review: "I wish I found this sooner!! I used to struggle with severe cystic acne and I have tried tons of different products. Unfortunately, with my sensitive, dry skin I found it difficult to use the typical acne treatments without causing my skin more irritation. My acne definitely has cleared up, but I still get the occasional cystic pimple and I just immediately cover it with this patch and it takes the swelling and redness away with no irritation whatsoever!" —K.A.

    Get 40 round patches from Amazon for $8.50.

    Check out our Avarelle acne patch deep dive to get into the nitty-gritty — why they work, how to use them, and why 20,000+ people can't stop raving about them.

    22. A car seat gap filler you've probably seen on Shark Tank, because there's nothing more frustrating than dropping your phone down the crack between your seat and the console and going, "Welp, there goes my phone forever."

    The gap filler between the seat and console

    Promising review: "I just don’t understand why I didn’t buy this sooner. It’s one of those things that you’re not really sure why you need it but once you have it, you can’t live without. It saved my poor arm from having to dig my keys, cellphone, pens, french fries, hair ties, you-name-it from between the seat gap. Seriously, it’s awesome." —Amazon Customer

    Get a set of two from Amazon for $22.99.

    23. An immunity-boosting allergy supplement so dogs with skin sensitivities can just exist without scratching themselves until they bleed. 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.,

    Promising review: "Our 70-pound lab boxer mix was in misery due to skin allergies. We had spent a small fortune and he had two allergy related surgeries that left him weakened and with serious hair loss. We changed diet, went through food trials, twice! Various prescription allergy medications with no relief. We started using these treats and his coat now looks healthy and normal. His vitality has improved and we haven't visited the vet for months! We are amazed at the change in his skin. The itch has stopped completely. I only wish we had found relief for him sooner." —Kool-aide

    Get them from Amazon for $25.96 (or Subscribe & Save for $23.36/month).

    24. A scalp massager that'll transform your shower into a five-star salon. A relaxing scalp massage is great for getting that blood flowing to your head while simultaneously breaking down buildup (hello hairspray and dry shampoo) that's making your hair oily.

    Promising review: "I LOVE this brush! My hair is really thick, so I always have a problem with my scalp not getting clean. No matter what I tried, I’d always end up finding itchy spots where there’s still shampoo or conditioner left in my hair. With this, my scalp finally feels CLEAN. It also helps with my shedding problem, since I find hair in the craziest places. With this brush, I have a lot of loose hair right after I shower, then much less for the rest of the time. It’s amazing, and I wish I had bought one much sooner." —JustSayErin

    Get it from Amazon for $8.59+ (available in three colors).

    25. A cup holder adapter to make room for your oversized bottles and prevent them from rolling around your car floor and praying they don't spill.


    Promising review: "I love these!!! NO MORE SPILLING MY BEVERAGE ALL OVER THE PLACE!!! My only negative, I wish I found these sooner." —K9 Malinois Momma

    Get it from Amazon for $16.95.

    26. A jetted tub cleaner, because when was the last time you truly gave your whirlpool tub a really good de-gunking? This cleanser is made to flush out soap scum, body oils, and those black flakes that hide in your tub's jets.

    Promising review: "After searching for over a year for a solution to black flakes filling my whirlpool tub when used, I found this cure based on Amazon product recommendations. Only wished they had recommended it sooner! Stopped the problem immediately with two applications — no other product was effective. Pleasant and easy to use, no nasty smell or residue. And, wow, did it clean out the gunk in the tub's system. Using it as a preventative by adding Oh Yuk to bath water before draining tub after use, then running the water through the jets. Buy this product if you have a whirlpool tub." —SALLY DICKTER

    Get it from Amazon for $16.99.

    27. A robot vacuum that'll do the cleaning for you. Schedule sessions from the remote and watch this little guy glide over wood, tile, and carpet, leaving behind a dust-free, hair-free, dirt-free trail.

    Reviewer showing how much dirt and fur the vacuum picked up

    This super slim robot vacuum can run for 110 minutes before it heads back to its charging station.

    Promising review: "Originally I was a bit leery in purchasing a robotic vacuum. And after the first use, I am mad at myself for not getting this sooner! My wife and I found ourselves sweeping 3–4 times a week just to keep the dog hair off the floor. After being frustrated I finally decided to give this robotic vacuum a try. This thing has been BEYOND a life saver. This vacuum does a great job on cleaning our whole place within 45–60 minutes. It recognized our two sets of stairs leading down, it transitions over rugs, and fits under our coffee table and couches. This thing has literally saved 3–4 hours a week in cleaning for us. Highly recommend." —Dbroeren10

    Get it from Amazon for $158.99.

    28. A Revlon hot air brush to help you go from wet, tangled, frizzy hair to a sleek and shiny blowout in minutes.

    The brush has special vents that allow air to flow so hair dries faster. Plus, it's quicker than using a dryer and then a flat iron or curling iron, which equals less heat damage.

    Promising review: "Just wow! I was skeptical at first. I wish I would have bought this sooner! After showering I get all the moisture I can out of my hair. And leave it to kind of air dry while I’m getting ready, having coffee, or whatever I’m doing that morning. It takes me about seven minutes to dry my hair if that! I have very thick naturally curly hair. It’s is a fabulous tool to have in your arsenal! May be the only one I have to use. No flat iron needed as of yet! Would buy again in a heartbeat!" —D.K

    Get it from Amazon for $41.88+ (available in five colors).

    29. A waterproof trash can so your garbage doesn't litter the floor.

    The trash can in different parts of the car including the back of the console, behind a seat back, around the gear stick, and attached to the glove box

    Promising review: "There is nothing bad to say about this product. It fits perfectly and does exactly what it is intended to do. I no longer have garbage in my car. I wish I would have found this sooner." —Tsalagi Stacey

    Get it from Amazon for $9.97+ (available in four colors).

    30. 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.

    Promising review: "These are great! I wish I had found these sooner. My shelves in my closet are so organized. I love it abd bought more to do my other closets too." —Wilson8869

    Get it from Amazon for $10.49+ (available in two colors).

    31. A set of stainless-steel S-shaped hangers because you can basically only fit like three pairs of pants in your drawer before there's no room left. These'll maximize hanging space so you can store all your pants neatly in the closet and use the valuable drawer space for other clothes.

    Reviewer image of three pairs of pants hanging from the rod

    Promising review: "Extended time in an RV gets to be seriously frustrating, because the closets are cramped as hell and you usually share it! Once I saw these hangers, it was only a question of 'How many?' Four seems to have been a nice start, as I’ve cleared my workout bottoms and denim from the shelving I had shoved in there. Hangers look great and don’t have anything to snag or pull on the clothes. I wish I had come across these sooner!" —R. Krassa

    Get a four-pack from Amazon for $18.99.

    32. A carpet cleaner for getting rid of questionable stains, even old ones, from practically anywhere — including your car seats, the living room carpet, and even clothing.

    Promising review: "This stuff is AMAZING. We have a 1.5-year-old puppy and have make several futile attempts to clean up carpet stains from her potty training days. Another dog owner clued us into this, and we cannot believe we didn't buy it sooner. Seriously, the same night this arrived, I spilled an entire bottle of beer on white carpet (oops), grabbed the Folex, sprayed a bunch onto the stain, massaged it into the carpet with my finger tips, and blotted with a damp towel. You can't see ANY remnant of a stain. I've also attacked old stains (like one-plus year old) and saw the same results. Seriously, buy this!!!" —AKM

    Get it from Amazon for $11.99.

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