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    1. A squeegee broom to sweep up every last bit of the cat or dog hair both embedded in your carpet and scattered over your hardwood or tile floor.,

    Promising review: "1000% worth it ya'll! I read about this on BuzzFeed and had it on my wish list for a few weeks. When our nine month old–black lab came back from the trainer, I knew it was time to get something to help the mountains of hair. I got this in today and tried it out. I didn't think it would get much, I swept last night. Oh my lawrd. The hair it picked up was ridiculous! If you have pets and hardwood floors, you need this. Life changing! So glad I bought this!" —Katherine Burch

    Get it from Amazon for $14.03.

    2. A pocketed shower curtain liner, because it lets you move everything off the edges of the tub (making it easy to clean the entire thing in one go) *and* is sturdy and spacious enough to hold several people's stuff with no problems.

    Promising review: "Not going to lie, I saw this on BuzzFeed. I ordered this, set it up, and immediately fell in love. I live in a cramped little apartment I share with several other girls. There's almost no space for any of my personal bath stuff, and I also knock over a lot of my roommates' stuff in the process of getting in. I let the girls know they were free to put their stuff in too, and about a week or so later every one had migrated their stuff in the curtain! It holds well, keeps items dry, and clears space in your shower so it feels a little calmer and more soothing. I honestly love this thing and it's held up pretty well. I've had it a couple of months so far and I foresee this lasting for a good amount of time." —g. castro

    Get it on Amazon for $16.59.

    3. A mini white noise machine with non-looping audio so you can finally get the solid night's sleep you deserve, construction and neighbor noises be damned.

    It has ten fan sound options and ten ambient noise options, and is small enough you can easily pack it for travel.

    Promising review: "This is so freaking great. I've been using white noise machines for years and years but ended up finding this through BuzzFeed. My old machine had looping audio and drove me insane, so the fact that this is non-looping is everything. It's also very sleek and modern. I live in downtown Boston with construction sites literally boxing me in my building with noise nearly 24/7 between that and cops/fire trucks. This knocks out the noise and allows me to sleep or nap at any time of day without hearing anything." —ML

    Get it on Amazon for $49.95 (two colors).

    4. A breakfast sandwich maker perfect for throwing together something hot, delicious, and perfectly customized to your tastes anytime of day (breakfast for dinner, anyone?) — without much more effort than pouring a standard bowl of cereal.

    It takes just five minutes start to finish! Plus all the plates are dishwasher safe, so cleanup's simple, too.

    Promising reviews: "Saves me time and money! Saw this on BuzzFeed and went for it. I am so glad I did. I make egg sandwiches every morning and this has made a significant cut in time spent cooking as well as the dishes I am using. I am able to prepare, cook and enjoy a delicious sandwich all by the time my coffee is finished brewing!! Well worth the small price!" —Julie clark

    "We are very cynical about specialty appliances but BuzzFeed caught our eye when our defenses were down. Imagine our surprise when it produced nifty breakfast sandwiches. We use high quality ingredients, so whole grain muffins, sharp cheddar slices, nitrite free ham and pasture-raised eggs, and they add up to a healthy and tasty breakfast. I guess the joke is on us this time. Plus this is a breeze to clean." —Judith Favia

    Get it on Amazon for $24.39.

    5. A handheld fabric defuzzer that will eliminate the pills on all sorts of fabrics after just a few leisurely passes so all your sweaters, pillows, sofa cushions, tees, upholstered chairs, fleece, and slippers can look brand new again.

    Promising reviews: "So thankful I came across this on BuzzFeed. I WISH I'd taken photos of our microfiber sectional when I used this on all cushions, pillows, and arm rests. It’s easy to use on all corners, edges, and surfaces for my couch and did not damage a single thing even if I pushed down hard. One thing to be aware of: you need to keep the “trap” clean. I probably emptied it 10 times throughout the 25 minute clean on my seven-person sectional and pulled any longer strings out of the turbine area. I did this six months ago and still haven’t needed to go back over any part of my couch. Awesome buy!" —Meg

    "I am the target demographic for those BuzzFeed articles that start with '25 products that we can't live without...' — this was one of those purchases. I didn't realize how much we actually needed this until we got it and I started shaving everything. It is an amazing feeling. So far I haven't run into any issues where it shaves too close or creates holes. Overall super happy with the purchase so far." —Kelly

    Get it on Amazon for $11+ (available in seven colors).

    6. A tongue scraper — yes it can be gross, but it also can remove any lurking gunk or grime causing you bad breath with a few quick, gentle swipes that won't trigger that gag reflex.

    Promising review: "Oh my god I need everyone to know this tongue scraper is LIFE CHANGING! The past few months I’ve noticed a weird white/grayish look to my tongue and have had bad breath which I’ve tried everything to control. I saw this on BuzzFeed and figured, why not give it a try. Literally the first time I used it, I could see such a major difference. Not to be too gross but like holy hell I could visibly witness all the gunk being removed from my tongue. I couldn’t look away. The next morning I could tell that it worked. I had ZERO bad breath and my mouth wasn’t so dry. This product truly is life changing. And so easy to use. You just hold the cleaner with either one hand or both and just gently scrape your tongue. It’s painless and super user friendly. 10/10 recommend." —Katelyn Foehner

    Get it on Amazon for $7.15. (The review photos used above are from a listing for a two-pack of the same product that's currently sold out.)

    7. A post-waxing, post-shaving skin solution formulated to reduce the appearance of razor bumps and redness. All you do is apply a very thin layer to your dry skin once a day (then top with gentle moisturizer, if you'd like) and it will work its magic.

    A little goes a long way here, and consistent use is key if you want to see the effects!

    Promising review: "I will buy this forever. I've basically had razor/red bumps since I started shaving my legs. I've tried every razor and shaving cream out there and finally accepted the bumps. I saw this in a BuzzFeed review and got it and I rarely get them now! I didn't think it was possible. It took a week or two to clear the bumps. I use a little bit every day even when I don't shave. It does sting but only for a few seconds. The smell goes away too." —Kelly

    Get it on Amazon for $14.05.

    8. A toenail brace kit that will relieve that stabbing pain from your ingrown after just a few days, then continue to flatten it out the rest of the way so you can be well on your way to happier, healthier nails.

    Promising review: "My big toe on my left foot was hurting and I wasn't sure why. I had never had an ingrown toenail before so I didn't realize the issue at first. It got to the point that it was throbbing and even the comforter on my bed hurt when it was laying on top of my toe. I saw this product on BuzzFeed of all places and decided to check it out. Application was easy and I followed the directions step by step to make sure this thing worked. I let it dry and then reapplied my nail polish and you can't even notice the damn thing. I woke up the next morning AND MY TOE DIDN'T HURT ANYMORE!!!! It's been six days and it hasn't fallen off, and I notice it's starting to correct the curve of the nail." —Megan Kelly

    Get it on Amazon for $44.99.

    9. A set of three drill brushes because they'll transform essentially any grimy surface — from cooked-on grease on a stovetop to built-up dirt in a bathtub to the accumulated years of grime on tile and grout — without requiring any elbow grease on your part.

    Just make sure to use them only on surfaces you're pretty sure they won't scratch! You can alway test in a discreet area first to be sure.

    Promising review: "These were listed in a BuzzFeed article as something you MUST buy. Seriously, I have never wanted to clean our toilets as much as I do now. These little brushes have gotten off years of stains and water scum from our glass shower doors in just a few minutes. I would have never been able to get them even a fraction as clean by hand. We had stains in the toilets from our well water that I thought were permanent. Turns out that they were easily erased with this handy little brush. Our grout is sparkling again and my husband thinks I have lost my mind with the drill. I have actually been walking around the house looking for things to clean with this. They even cleaned our birdcages immediately with just water and no chemicals at all. What a great Amazon find!!" —Happy Yogi

    Get them on Amazon for $14.95 (five bristle stiffness options available).

    10. And a rust stain removing—powder cleanser that's powerful enough to make even years worth of built-up minerals vanish in a matter of minutes.

    Promising review: "I've had horrible iron stains from my water since we moved in three years ago. I’ve tried everything I could think of and nothing works. I’m so glad I randomly saw a positive review of this on BuzzFeed. It's amazing and I wish I took a before picture to compare how awesome this is!!! It’s a miracle! I did use a screwdriver brush to cut the dirty work but seriously this is the cleanest my tub has ever been!!! But def be careful: a single fan and open window is not enough for the fumes." —Rebecca

    Get it on Amazon for $12.97, or in spray cleaner (not powder form) as an add-on for $4.98.

    11. A bottle of gentle but genuinely effective dandruff shampoo to swap into your routine a few times a week, so you can start to restore ~balance~ to your scalp — or potentially even irritated skin elsewhere you haven't found another solution for.

    It works for all hair types, including grey hair; and its active ingredient is ketoconazole 1%, which can help reduce the fungus and inflammation that causes dandruff. Most reviewers love it for dandruff of course, but there's a subset that have found it useful for irritation or dermatitis on their face, too (although if you have persistent symptoms like the ones described below, definitely go to your dermatologist to figure out what's going on).

    Promising review: "I can't say enough great things about this product. It was actually featured in a BuzzFeed article. My husband has struggled with blotchy red, irritated facial skin ever since before we started dating, and we've been together almost 10 years. The blotchy red patches were mainly beside his nose onto his cheeks, and eventually also in his sideburns. The patches would get dried out, the dead skin would peel off. And when I say he's tried everything, I mean it. A lot of the reviews on this item describe his symptoms. Even though it's "dandruff shampoo" the reviews we read said they used it on their face for the same facial reasons. With this, he noticed a difference QUICKLY. After just two washes, his face was smooth and clear! He is so thrilled and happy!" —SMSB

    Get it on Amazon for $14.72.

    12. A pack of hydrocolloid acne patches to suck out a bunch of the gunk lurking in your zits until they basically vanish, or at least have been somewhat diminished.

    FYI, hydrocolloid patches work best on acne filled with pus (aka whiteheads), and not necessarily so well on that deep-set hormonal acne.

    Promising review: "I bought these for my teenage daughter. She’s had such a tough time with acne. We’ve been to the dermatologist, and short of taking pills, we’ve bought every product recommended and she still has pimples that come up. So, on a recommendation from BuzzFeed’s awesomeness, I decided to purchase them. She stuck five of these patches on the first night. The next morning, she was yelling 'Mom! Mom!' When I got to her bathroom she told me she took the first patch off, and the pimple practically disappeared overnight! The same with the other four patches. She is incredibly happy with this product." —lcwells

    Get a pack of 72 patches on Amazon for $19.85.

    13. A pair of headrest hooks for your car, because it's nice to have somewhere to put your bag besides the laps of everyone in the backseat.

    Plus you could totally spin them around to the front to hold your bags there, so they don't cascade to the floor when you make a sharp turn.

    Promising review: "I saw these in a BuzzFeed story and thought they looked interesting so ordered a pair. They are great! Just slip them on, no complicated installation, and they are very strong and sturdy. Definitely recommend." —Deborah S.

    Get a pack of two on Amazon for $7.95 (also available in black).

    14. A pack of four fabric organizers that will tidy up your messy undies, socks, tights, scarves, and bras — it'll be easy to put everything away and you'll always be able to choose from the full range of whatever's clean, instead of digging through a mismatched pile.

    Promising review: "Finally, my top drawer is tidy! Found this item on BuzzFeed initially and it lived up to its hype!" —Joe DeCato

    Get it on Amazon for $14.87 (available in three other colors).

    15. A tie-dye maxi dress so you can strike that perfect balance between incredibly comfortable and impeccably cute (no one need ever know your secret: that it feels like wearing PJs all. damn. day).,

    Reviewers do report it runs large, btw!

    Promising review: "I LOVE THIS! This was such a great find, thanks BuzzFeed! Fit so well, so cool during the summer, and super stylish!" —Brooke M. Arrington

    Get it on Amazon for $26.99+ (16 colors and sizes XS-XL available; doesn't come with its own belt.)

    16. A useful slicing tool that'll basically pay for itself (if you eat lots of pineapple) because you can stop paying markup prices for the pre-cut packages.

    Promising review: "I was skeptical about the BuzzFeed review but ordered this anyway, being partial to pineapple. Follow the instructions and it works as stated. I find it helps to cut both top and bottom of the pineapple. There's some waste as about half an inch of fruit is left on the sides but this nifty little device works so well that it's not a problem. Push down and turn the handle very firmly and remove the stem carefully. The steel edge can and will cut your palm if you're not careful. Useful gizmo, this. But use with care. There's some wastage but it's MUCH QUICKER than cutting off the outer layers, slicing it properly, removing the core etc." —Tobermory

    Get it on Amazon for $5.99.

    17. Some monthly washing machine tablets to dissolve and wash away any odor-causing residue so your clothes stop coming out smelling like they're not as clean as they could be.

    Promising review: "Does exactly what's advertised. This was my first time using Affresh, after seeing it on BuzzFeed. It's so easy to just drop in a tablet! After my first use, the machine definitely smelled better. There wasn't much residue to wipe up either. (I'm having a problem with mold in my front-loader. There are just too many hidden areas around the rubber lip. Affresh helped get rid of some of it, but obviously it is not designed to tackle mold. If anyone has suggestions for that, I'd appreciate it.)" —Willard T Motomura

    Will, if you're reading this, I'm guessing you already leave your washer door open when you're not using it; I'd also suggest using a towel to completely dry all the crevices around the lip every time you finish laundry for the day. Besides that, r/HomeImprovement recommends wiping the inside of the seal down with Lysol or a Borax solution once a week!

    Get a pack of six Affresh tablets on Amazon for $10.18.

    18. An exfoliating foot peel — slip on the pair of plastic booties, remove 'em after just one hour, wash all the excess off your feet, then four to seven days later you'll start to shed more layers of dead skin than you realized you even had to begin with.

    The peeling process can take up two full weeks to finish and you may need to skip the sandals for that time, so plan accordingly with any summertime activities or vacations!

    Promising reviews: "This is the weirdest product ever. I am fairly certain that magic is involved somehow. I had awful calluses and cracks on my heels that even the pros couldn't get rid of when I had a pedi. I saw this on BuzzFeed oand thought 'why not?' I am so glad that I did. My foot skin melted off. it was so so so strange. And my heels were super soft and beautiful afterwards. This was months ago, now, and I just keep up with a pumice stone. If my feet ever get that bad again, I WILL be buying this product again. The magical foot stuff works." —Maggie

    "This product is amazing and does what it promises. I found this product on BuzzFeed over a year ago. I was having plantar warts that still came back after freezing. I used this product once. It worked perfectly, and over a year later my feet are still soft, wart free, and ready for sandals any day of the year." —Caitlin

    Get it on Amazon for $24.92.

    19. A collagen and protein–infused hair mask treatment so you can restore some shine and luster to your damaged, over-processed locks, one shower at a time.

    Bek O' Connell / BuzzFeed

    You work it through your hair after shampooing, then wait 5–15 minutes for it to work its magic.

    Promising review: "This stuff is amazing! I saw this recommended on BuzzFeed as a dupe for Opalex (which I had tried and wasn't blown away by) so I thought I would give it a try...I'm so thankful I did! My bleached and heat damaged hair feels so soft, is more manageable, and looks healthier after each use. I agree with other reviewers that it seems like a big price tag for the size of the bottle but a little bit does go a long way and it is so worth it." —Carley S. Whitson

    Get it on Amazon for $7.97.

    Bek, an editor here at BuzzFeed, uses and loves this, too! You can read her full protein hair treatment review for more.

    20. An ice cube tray with an attached silicone lid, which creates a seal over the top of the cubes so you can stash them every-which-way in your freezer without a single worry that they'll leak at all. (Plus they're less likely to be infused with whatever other flavors they find themselves sitting next to!)

    Promising reviews: "Saw this on BuzzFeed. Yes, it works like it says. I have an ice maker and use this for iced coffee. Drop a few of those in some Kahlua or whatever your spirit coffee drink is. I may use one to make mint ice cubes for water. Anyways, this is great. The seal holds firm and it is impressive." —CafeMiami

    "I saw this on BuzzFeed's 'Can you get through this post without spending money'. Needless to say, I spent money and I don't regret it." —Erin M

    Get one on Amazon for $9.99.

    21. A bottle of makeup brush and sponge shampoo that will break up all the various layers of stubborn foundation, contour, concealer, powder, and eye makeup that's embedded itself in your tools. Even the ones you use most often will look fresh out of their packaging in no time!

    Plus it'll reduce the amount of dirt and bacteria that tend to accumulate on makeup tools over time. (Oh, and it's cruelty-free.)

    Promising reviews: "I saw this recommended on BuzzFeed. I clean my brushes (not as often as i should) and I have NEVER gotten this much gunk out of my brushes with regular soap. this stuff is amazing, takes almost no scrubby effort and my brushes are the cleanest they have ever been. Definitely recommend." —Melissa

    "I've always tried to wash my makeup brushes and sponges weekly. However, while using face washes worked great for my brushes, it left my sponges looking dirty. One day I was scrolling through BuzzFeed and saw this product. Well, I am seriously impressed. All of my sponges of various colors look almost brand new after using this. Even my white sponges look only faintly tinted in comparison to what they used to look like. It does seem like it takes quite a bit of product to do each sponge, but it's low foam and definitely gets the job done. I'll certainly order another bottle when I run out." —G.T.

    Get it on Amazon for $5.29.

    22. A pack of light-dimming sheets because your alarm clock, boombox, and other electronics have exactly zero business keeping you awake (or even just annoying you) with their overly bright displays.

    Each pack comes with two static-cling sheets you cut to fit (i.e. they're reusable and won't leave any residue behind).

    Promising review: "This is, without a doubt, the best thing I have purchased in years! Easy to use, does exactly what I wanted, which was to dim the ridiculously bright alarm clock in my room. So glad I saw this on BuzzFeed!" —Kindle Customer

    Get it on Amazon for $8.29 (if you don't like the idea of cutting to fit, you can get a similar product in 100 different precut shapes instead for $4.49).

    23. A mini steamer that will do a *much* better job of turning your crumpled dress into something you'll look presentable in at work than hanging that dress up in the bathroom while you shower ever would.

    I mean sure, the shower helps some! But it's no match for this gem, which is safe to use on cotton, wool, linen, nylon blends, and sequins and beads. And — although the listing doesn't explicitly say so — many reviewers safely use it on silk (you'd just want to make sure the dyes wouldn't spot, first).

    Promising review: "I love this steamer and have recommended it to friends, who have also purchased and love it. I read about it on BuzzFeed, clicked the link, and purchased. It is well designed and works like a dream. It heats up fast and wrinkles disappear in seconds. I have no complaints and would repurchase. I will hopefully never have to touch an iron or ironing board again, ever." —Amazon Customer

    Get it on Amazon for $25.97.

    Maitland, one of our editors here, uses and loves this! For more, read her PurSteam Garment Steamer review.

    24. A one-piece swimsuit with a vintage-chic high waist and extra bum-cheek coverage so you can be the most glamorous person at the beach or pool.,

    Reviewers of many different body types report loving it, although one person who bought after seeing it in one of our posts notes that it doesn't have any built-in boob support, so if that's on your must-have your list, this may not be the perfect suit for you. (Which checks out with another reviewer's note that it's really best for casual swimming and lounging not like, jogging along the shore).

    Promising review: "I tend to avoid products with a rating lower than 4.5 stars but I made an exception for this suit because a) I'd seen it all over BuzzFeed, b) I needed something low-cut to tan for my also low-cut wedding dress, and c) it really does look amazing on everyone in the reviews. The risk was 100% worth it! The pattern is strategic and makes my body look amazing. There is a lot of fabric in the top, so I recommend hoisting the straps snugly when you tie them and then folding the fabric under as needed for the level of exposure you prefer. I love that this swimsuit can go from super sexy to fairly modest with a few small tweaks. The back is low, but in a sexy way; I can see how wearing this suit would also be good for getting an even back tan without strap lines. I'm SO glad I bought this." —Gina

    Get it on Amazon for $25.99+ (available in 15 colors/patterns and sizes S–XXXL).

    And if you want more swimsuit selection, check out some of the best swimsuits on Amazon, best swimsuits online, quirky swimsuits, and one-piece swimsuits.

    25. An insect repellant made with picaridin instead of DEET, which means a) you won't smell terrible (it's unscented) and b) you can worry less about SO many bugs, including mosquitos, ticks, biting flies, stable flies, black flies, gnats, chiggers, and sand flies.


    You can get it in both lotion and spray forms; the lotion lasts the longest (up to 14 hours against mosquitos and ticks) but the spray's easy to apply on clothes (and lasts up to 12 hours against mosquitos and ticks). I think it's not technically quite as effective as DEET against mosquitos, but if you hate the smell and texture of the stuff, this is a great alternative.

    Promising review: "I bought for my boyfriend, who seems to attract mosquitoes way more than I do. I don't blame them, but it is not fun for him at all. Saw this on BuzzFeed and took a chance since the price was right. We try to stay away from DEET, and picaridin seems to be safer in comparison. He took it to his family's land and slathered in on before doing some outdoor work. Not a bite! Mind you, he was in the woods and fields of East Texas, so there were bugs aplenty, but this kept them at bay and he came home happy! Highly recommend!" —Erica T.

    Get it on Amazon: the lotion for $8.95+ and the spray for $8.25+ (both available in multiple sizes, and the spray's available as either a pump or an aerosol).

    26. An oil-free hydrating cream designed specifically to help nourish dry skin with the help of vitamin E (which can help protect your skin from pollution) and hyaluronic acid (which gives your skin even more moisture).

    The icing on the cake? It's both cruelty free and vegan!

    Promising review: "I live where the wind and air hurts my face. I used to put on multiple types of creams, and my face would still be flaky and dry. I went on a limb and purchased this after reading a review on BuzzFeed. Normally I would be taken aback by the price, but I was in desperate need to hydrate my skin. I only put this on for one night and now my skin is so smooth it actually feels alive." —GardOfWine

    Get it on Amazon for $15.15.

    27. A space-saving cutlery tray that capitalizes on vertical space to store the same number of forks, spoons, and knives without taking up the entire drawer.

    Your drawer does need to be at least 3 1/4 inches high for it to work, but in my experience at least, that's most drawers.

    Promising review: "So I stumbled upon this thing on one of those BuzzFeed kitchen gadget lists. The second I saw it I was intrigued. The wife and I were wanting a drawer separator for cutlery, but we couldn’t find anything that utilized space effectively. This thing is great at keeping things separated and is designed to use space well. We store our spoons, forks, and butter knives using this separator and still have space left over in our drawer to store oddly shaped utensils such as ramen spoons. It feels like the right tool to get the job done." —A.J.

    Get it on Amazon for $9.99.

    28. A beachy hair waver so you can rock loose texture (without putting in more than a few minutes of effort) whenever the mood strikes you, even when you find yourself awake and bored up at 3 a.m. and get the random urge to do your hair.,

    The cord swivels so it won't get all twisted as you make your way through your mane, and you can choose from several heat levels. Even better: it automatically shuts off so you don't have to post a giant sticky note on your back door reminding you to turn it off before you leave. (And if you're doing it regularly, be sure to spray some heat protectant on your damp hair.)

    Promising review: "I love this product. I saw it recommended on BuzzFeed and thought I'd give it a go. It does great with my hair, which typically gets frizzy and has a small but messy wave to it already. It's hard for me to straighten my hair in the summer because it takes forever and if rains or I'm sweating, it starts to affect my hair. This, though, gets a great wave going throughout my hair that only takes about 20 minutes max. It completely eliminates any frizz and just smooths it all out. It's been a great, go-to look for me this summer with little effort, which I always love. The waves stay all day for me. They just start to relax a bit more through the day and look even better and more natural at times. Well worth it." —cziegler

    Get it on Amazon for $22.73 (or check out an adjustable version — with all the same features — that gives you four different wave texture options for $34.99).

    29. A set of three disposable drain decloggers, which extracts every last bit of hair and whatever other mysteriously gross gunk lurks below the surface, clogging up your tub and sink drains.,

    Promising review: "I have long curly hair. I lose A LOT every time I shower. bought a house in December. The drain has been backing up for a couple weeks. Saw this awesome gadget on BuzzFeed. Definitely not disappointed, as you can see." —elizabeth

    Get them on Amazon for $5.99.

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