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    29 Products So Hardworking You'll Be Able To Relax A Little

    A device that'll chop your veggies for you is all you'll need to not become a perpetual version of Grumpy the dwarf from Snow White.

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

    1. A L'Oreal Paris moisturizing hair treatment that works its magic in eight seconds to give you shinier, more hydrated locks — no matter your hair type. Magic indeed!

    @lorealparis / Via, @lorealparis / Via

    Apply this directly to wet hair avoiding the roots, massage it in for eight seconds, then rinse. Effort required = practically zero. You can use one dose for fine to medium textured hair, two to three doses for thick to curly textured hair, and add one more dose if you have long hair.

    Promising review: "This is the holy grail of hair products. Seriously I need gallons of this stuff! I put it on my hair for 10 seconds and could feel while still in the shower that my hair felt amazing! I usually have stringy ends and after using this, my hair was soft and silky!" —Sky T Block

    Get it from Amazon for $8.97.

    2. These eucalyptus toilet-cleaning bombs because cleaning toilets is not a task you're jumping up and down to do. These freshen the bathroom and leave the toilet sparkling in a jiffy. You can use them for sinks, tubs, and garbage disposals too!

    eucalyptus toilet fizzies next to a jar of them
    Happy Earth Boutique / Etsy

    Happy Earth Boutique is a woman-owned small biz making healthier alternatives for your health and home.

    Promising review: "The eucalyptus is strong and it fizzes nicely. I drop one in once or twice a week and scrub the toilet a bit, and the scent lingers after flushing. Perfect for keeping my bathroom fresh!" —kd Bromley

    Get it from Happy Earth Boutique for $16.

    3. A cult-fave jar of The Pink Stuff paste that'll remove everything from stains, rust, and discoloration to stubborn marks from metal, ceramic tiles, saucepans, barbecues and yeah, more. If you spilled dinner all over the table and your mom is just about to come home, have no fear — you'll be able to relax, knwoing this'll get off any gunk or mess you can imagine.

    Before and after photos of a discolored wall cleaned by The Pink Stuff
    Amy Glover / BuzzFeed

    Promising review: "Say what?! It works??! YOU GUYS!!! My daughter decided the world is her canvas. Her medium: crayons. Almost every door and wall in my rented home is covered. I've tried everything, and my arms are super buff from scrubbing, all for nothing. I saw the Pink Stuff on a Pinterest post, and thought I would check it out here on Amazon. I thought, "well, it looks like it'll work, and if not, it's not expensive and it can't damage my walls anymore than they already are." I am NOT disappointed! I used a damp microfiber cloth, scooped up and wiped it on the walls. I kid you not when I say it just wiped off!! My husband's mouth fell open and I happily did my entire hall 🤣. Seriously, get it." —Sarah B.

    Get it from Amazon for $7.30.

    4. A painless mint-flavored teeth-whitening pen because you'll be surprised at how quickly people see results and how easy it is to use. Plus, this is great for sensitive teeth and gums. Prepare for blinding your IG followers!

    before and after of reviewer's yellow teeth, then cleaner whiter teeth after use

    Promising review: "I really liked this product because it gave me significant results in just a few days. I have tried other whitening products but I definitely think this one is my favorite because its not only easy to use but also works very well. There is also no weird aftertaste, and all I do is keep my mouth open wide for around 30 seconds. The whitening capabilities were also great, and I know this because my teeth were stained before but now they are not. Lastly these pens were very easy to use because all you have to do is twist the dial at the bottom of the pen clockwise, and product comes out. So overall I would rate this pen a 10/10 and I am definitely planning on buying more in the future." —Roy Joseph

    Get two from Amazon for $19.99.

    5. Or these Crest 3D Whitestrips, which go hard at work to grant you that bright movie star smile you've always wanted! You'll be able to sleep at night knowing you don't have to worry about the expensive whitening bill that comes along with a trip to the dentist 🙃., Amazon

    Promising review: "I haven't used Crest Whitestrips in over five years. Since then my teeth have stayed really white and I frequently get compliments or questions on how I get my teeth so white. I decided to get a box to boost the whiteness of my teeth. Wow, I was shocked on how much these have improved! Before the strips were really flimsy, hard to remove from the package, and were really hard to keep on your teeth — the old ones would slip or bunch up. These are such an improvement! The new strips remove easily from the plastic they are on. The strips are REALLY adhesive! These will not budge! Since I've purchased I have only used about four times and I can already notice a difference. Other people have noticed too. I think these are well worth the money and work as good as a professional treatment, I have had friends who have done professional treatments and their teeth are not as white as mine. I highly recommend these to anyone who wants a brighter/whiter smile!" —Vanessa5o5

    Get it from Amazon for $47.87.

    6. An allergy supplement that'll provide your dog with much-needed probiotics and nutrients said to help improve immune function and digestion, promote healthy skin, and add shine to fur. Your dog deserves to be at their best and now you'll know they are without fainting over the vet's bill.,

    Promising review: "Absolutely the best product. It saved my itchy goldendoodle! We tried changing food, Benadryl, medicated shampoo, fish oil, everything you can imagine... nothing worked long-term. He was itching his face so badly he would make himself bleed. Had sores and scabs all over his face and neck. I bought these because they had good reviews and I was desperate. It changed his life! He no longer scratches AT ALL! His coat looks great and all of his sores are healed. He’s the happiest he’s been which makes me a very happy momma. He is also very picky and never eats treats... he eats these every time so that’s an added bonus!" —Darcie Nation

    Get it from Amazon for $25.97+ (available in three styles).

    7. A time-saving robot vacuum to make yourself feel like you live in the future — never again will you touch a broom. All you have to do is set the robot's cleaning schedule and it's got you the way it's got the backs of over 34,000+ reviewers who gave it a 5-star rating.


    Promising review: "I am a NEAT FREAK! I love to clean. I literally clean my house daily. It can’t be clean enough. I have a two-story, three-bedroom three-bathroom house with two dogs. This vacuum cleans all of it! This gadget is legit like a little human vacuuming your floors, but super throughly. It goes over all my rugs and hardwood floors, and it goes in the bathrooms and closets and under all the furniture. Once in awhile it gets caught in the wires underneath my TV but most of the time it is able to get itself out of it It’s quiet. My dogs barely even notice it. This is worth every penny! It’s easy to set up, and easy to clean after each use. It does all the hard work for you. Since I’ve had mine, I’ve literally gotten five friends to buy one and they all love it too. (This is NOT a paid advertisement or review. This is just a review from a normal woman who really loves her floors clean)." —Shannon

    Get it from Amazon for $139.99+ (also available in white).

    8. A weekly shower cleaner you only need to use once a week and that doesn't require scrubbing — two things that sound like music to your ears, I'm sure. You don't even need to be around while it does its work!


    Promising review: "I had a horrible gray ring in the bottom of my shower that was impossible to remove. I had tried the Dawn Dish Soap method (with a lot of scrubbing) and had even used toilet bowl cleaner to try to remove the soap scum. My next step was to tear out and replace the shower pan and tile. I figured this was my last chance. I ordered the Wet and Forget Shower Spray and really coated the shower walls and floor pan and walked away. I CANNOT begin to tell you how happy I was to rinse down the walls sometime later and watch all that crud roll right down the drain!! This is the best product I have ever used in my life!! Works great and no toxic fumes!!" —Amazon Customer

    Get a 64-ounce bottle from Amazon for $16.89.

    9. A Revlon hot air brush because it dries your hair, imparts volume and shine, and makes it look like you totally went and got a professional blowout — in MINUTES.

    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 $34.88+ (available in two sizes and six colors).

    10. A power scrubber that'll get into all the little crooks and crannies and corners that your fingers can't so even if you can't get your space all spick and span before your parents visit, this power scrubber sure can!

    Promising review: "I discovered this tool at a friend's house. Wow! It got into tiny crevices of pots, pans, lids, the stove, sink. It saves painful arthritic fingers from scrubbing. I had to have one! I've used it to polish the intricate carvings and trim on my silver pieces, things that I have never been able to get clean by hand. Anything that can be moistened with liquids, gels, or cream cleaners should be fine to use it on. I clean my jewelry with it. It's excellent on my wedding rings. It could be used on grout in the bathroom. I was so happy with it that I ordered another one. It's been gentle enough but effective enough to get the stains out. I could never accomplish by hand, what this little miracle tool can do." —Linn D.

    Get it from Amazon for $13.

    11. A power scrubber brush you attach to an actual drill (um, wow) to do all the backbreaking work for you. You'll be done before you've even finished saying "power scrubber brush."

    The scrubber and drill next to a shower door, half of which is stained, the other half of which was cleaned thoroughly by the drill

    Promising review: "These brushes are freaking fantastic. I tried them on a portion of my shower and bathroom floor tiles and grout. I immediately had to do the rest because it made the cleaner sections look dirty. I also tried it on the side of my fridge that is next to my stove top. It did a pretty good job there as well at removing grease and stains. The only downside is that it made me enjoy cleaning!" —Eric T. Ma

    Get it from Amazon for $14.95 (available in six brush stiffnesses).

    12. An Affresh dishwasher cleaning tablet to get rid of those mysterious stains and smells on your plates. When you realize you won't have to spend hours scrubbing away at them, it'll make your mood so much better.

    Promising reviews: "Works extremely well. We haven't done any cleaning on our dishwasher in five years, and there was detergent build-up all over the inside, and a milky film on all our cups. I bought Affresh, ran the dishwasher with two tablets while it was empty, and the difference was astounding. There was still some build-up and I figured it would require another cycle, so I popped another two tablets in, and now it looks and sounds brand new. No more film on the glasses, no more dirty dishes from clogged sprayers, no more odors, or buildup around the door seals." —Martoune

    Get a pack of six tablets from Amazon for $5.99.

    13. A wooden wireless charging pad you can keep your phone or AirPods charging on if you wake up and see that — gasp — your charger wasn't plugged in overnight. This will look sleek and aesthetic on your desk and will always be at the ready whenever your tech is losing life. It looks good and works effectively? Sign me up now.

    Oakywood / Etsy

    Oakywood is a small biz that makes wood accessories for phones.

    This is compatible with:

    • Airpods

    • Apple iPhone: 8, 8 Plus, X, Xs, Xs Max, XR, 11, 11 Pro, 11 Pro Max, 12, 12 Pro, 12 Pro Max, 12 Mini

    • Samsung Galaxy: Note 10, Note 10+, S10, S10+, S10e, S9, S9+, Note 5, Note 8, Note 9, S8, S8+, S7, S7 Edge, S20-21(+)

    • Google Pixel: 3, 3XL, 4, 4XL, 5

    • All QI enabled devices

    Get it from Oakywood on Etsy for $58.65 (available in two finishes).

    14. A bottle of wood polish for effortlessly making your doors, floors, cabinets, and antique furniture look like they should be in some gothic vampire movie. So sleek they shall be!,

    Promising review: "This stuff is absolutely AMAZING. My wife and I were getting tired of looking at our worn out cabinets and wood paneling and were very close to paying a professional thousands of dollars to refinish it all, but then we came across this product. Our paneling and cabinets were looking rough. We have two dogs that jumped up and scratched places, we also had an area that was damaged by water spots where our dog bowls were, and several other areas that were just worn from heavy traffic. Take a look at the pictures to see the before and afters. This stuff was like a magic eraser for water spots, scratches, scuffs, and any other blemish. We simply wiped the product on with a paper towel and let is sit for 20 minutes before wiping it off with a clean towel. Everything looks brand new. I'm buying a couple more so we can finish our cabinets and wood paneling. We're so glad we found this product." —Kris

    Get it from Amazon for $8.98.

    15. Avarelle acne patches (also available in extra large) that'll come to the rescue when a surprise pimple makes an appearance. Just slap 'em on! Not only do these blend in so they work as a sort of concealer, but they'll also prevent you from picking or popping your breakout.,

    Reviewers say they blend in with their skin so they can wear them throughout the day!

    Promising review: "I’ve been experimenting with these for the last month and a half, and I am in love. They are really thin and blend into my highly freckled face incredibly well...I have gone out in public twice with them on, because when I did my last second mirror check before I got out of the car, I didn’t notice I had them on! While they absolutely help clean out the skin underneath, the biggest thing it does for me is stops me from touching my face. When I'm stressed out, I will absentmindedly touch/run my hands along my face and jaw constantly. Now, when I notice I’m doing that, I run into the bathroom and put these on any spots I have. Since they are thin and stick really well, I am able to leave them alone and stop touching my face." —MelsBells

    Get a box of 40 round patches for $8.49 and a box of 8 extra-large patches for $8.50, both from Amazon.

    16. A compact heated massager for spoiling your limbs because that's so much more preferable to cramps and sore legs. You'll always be well-rested with this around!

    the massager

    My colleague loves this too! See what she has to say below:

    "I recently purchased this bad boy as a birthday gift for my momma and after plugging it in and letting it get to work on her shoulders — which she's complained about having pain in for months — she immediately said her shoulders felt lighter. I tried this on my feet and honestly, it's sooooo relaxing! It feels like rolling your feet across tiny lacrosse balls but BETTER because all you have to do is sit there and let this contraption do all the work for you." —Jasmin Suknanan

    Get it from Amazon for $49.95+ (available in three colors).

    17. An epilator to remove both thick and fine hair at the root so you can go for several weeks without reaching for a razor. It has massage rollers and two speed settings for customizable comfort!

    Promising review: "It hurts but it works :) I haven't shaved my legs in months and used to have to every three to four days. I've seen the best results on my armpits; I used to shave them every other day but since I epilated two weeks ago, I've seen no hair growth and no hair shadow. Way more convenient than waxing, too, because you can target individual shorter hairs as they grow in rather than waiting for everything to grow back a certain length. Also IDK if this is true, but my grandma told me that after she used an epilator for five-ish years she pretty much stopped growing hair. It also hurts less every time you do it, so don't get discouraged by the very painful first session." —k3upikachu

    Get it from Amazon for $39.99.

    18. A Goo Gone kitchen degreaser because it makes packed-on things like grease, grime, and baked food vanish in spell-like swirls of foam!

    Promising review: "The degreaser I have been looking for! This stuff is magic in a bottle. Not making this up at all. If you have nasty buildup in your kitchen, you HAVE to get this. My stove looks brand new. All you do is spray it, let it sit for a little bit, then wipe away. Best cleaning solution yet. I’m going to try their other products." —Alexis Briana Lindsey

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

    19. A pack of food spikes for indoor plants because you know what? You're tired of taking care of houseplants and you just don't have the green thumb for it. Did you know these existed? They'll feed and grow your plants with no other work on your part!

    the spikes

    Promising review: "These are the best supplements for your plants. [My] plant was dying and had lost most of its leaves. I didn't want to re-pot it because the plant had already grown. But I didn't want it to die either. Buying the miracle grow indoor plant feeder sticks was a last ditch effort to save this guy and it worked! The fertilizer sticks are easy to use, you just push them into the soil and water. Your plants will flourish once you start feeding them these little guys. I highly recommend this product for happy healthy plants and for plant owners that don't want to re-pot!" —Crystal

    Get 24 spikes from Amazon for $2.98.

    20. A Too Cool for School firming moisturizer because it works overtime as a 5-in-1 — it's a toner, serum, moisturizer, eye cream, and sleeping mask! What all this means is that your skin will be bouncy, resilient, and well-moisturized. It's so egg-cellent, you probably won't look at another moisturizer again.

    the Egg Mellow line
    Too Cool For School / Via

    When I'm not using a sleeping mask, this is what I'm slathering on — I just love how luscious it feels and how good my skin feels after!

    Promising review: "This is the only face lotion I will use! The title says it all but seriously this is the only cream I will use on my face now. It's helped with everything on my face. I recommend this entire skin care line! I have very dry skin and I have tried almost everything from drugstores to the priciest brands and this is well priced and fantastic! Not to mention to you need just one pump for your face and neck so it lasts a long time." —Paul M. Kelly Jr.

    Get it from Amazon for $28.80.

    21. A super cuddly orthopedic dog bed that comes with an attached blanket to mimic your own bed if your furry friend likes to burrow into your side when sleeping. This bed gives them their own space and keeps them warm, and you won't accidentally smush them when rolling over. Plus, reviewers say the bolsters make their pets feel more secure! That's one less worry for you!

    frenchie in the gray dog bed, which has a white fleece lining

    Promising review: "We have three of these beds for two 20–25-pound Boston terriers. They LOVE this bed. Once they're in it, they snooze out, and are quiet for hours. The impressive thing I found is that my 1-year-old pup, who has never opted to sleep anywhere besides under my arm, has spent several nights on the floor in this bed. This means I have been able to roll over peacefully in the middle of the night without running into a furry, snorting lump of dog. Even my poor, old big doggo has tried to utilize this bed, even though she has a couple of her own size to use. Bottom line, this is hands-down the best bed I've had. You can even very easily toss it into the washer to clean it. Nothing beats that!" —Leah K. Baker

    Get it from Amazon for $24.95+ (available in two sizes and six colors).

    22. A rapid egg cooker because it simplifies every egg-based meal you set about to make, including omelets, scrambled eggs, poached eggs, hard-boiled — the works! No more breaking out in a sweat trying to switch it up with a different egg dish every morning. Can it really be that easy? You bet., Amazon

    Sounds magical! And let me tell you — it is. Get one of these egg-cellent appliances ASAP.

    Promising review: "If you are on the fence about getting one of these, GET ONE. It really is as easy as it sounds to have a perfectly cooked egg, no guesswork. Just have an ice bath ready next to the cooker and let the eggs sit for a minute or two in there...peels come right off :) Makes healthy eating a breeze in the morning! Where has this been all my life?!?!?" —rebecca

    Get it from Amazon for $19.49+ (available in eight colors).

    Check out our Dash Rapid Egg Cooker review to learn more!

    23. A foaming garbage disposal cleaner that'll loosen and clean out all the slime, muck, and yuck. The results = a fresh, clean disposal with no icky smells.

    Here's what you do: Run some hot water, pop one of the packets in your disposer, let it foam, then wait for the foam to fully disappear. Garbage disposer = clean and ickiness-free.

    Promising review: "Works like a charm! These are pretty cool! I was a little skeptical but I followed the easy-to-use directions and it worked just like the product said it would. Foamed up and cleaned the drain!! Smell removed!!" —Jennifer K

    Get two packs of four from Amazon for $10.25.

    24. An Innisfree Jeju volcanic clay mask to dig deep and clarify pores, exfoliate, and banish sebum with mineral-rich volcanic clusters from South Korea's Jeju Island. These come from hot lava fragments that solidified during volcanic eruptions — a rare ingredient your skin deserves so you can relax, knowing your skin will be at its best!

    the jar
    Choc Choc

    Choc Choc is a small biz that handpicks the best Korean skincare and cosmetics on the market and carries some well-loved K-beauty brands you've probably heard of before. "Choc choc" means "well-moisturized" in Korean and is used to describe luminous skin!

    Get it from Choc Choc for $17.99.

    25. An under-the-sink water filtration system so you can enjoy a glass of pure fresh water straight from the tap without worrying about what the heck's in it. This'll ensure you get your clean water. Fun fact: it's designed to be installed in under three minutes!

    A reviewer photo showing a used filter turned completely brown, and an unused one that's all white

    The above photo shows a used filter (left) vs. an unused one (right) to show how much it's filtering OUT of the water. Horrified yet? Each cartridge lasts for two years! You can get more from Amazon for $19.99.

    Promising review: "We have town water. The refrigerator filters are super expensive and weren't cutting it. Every time I put a glass to my mouth, it smelled like a swimming pool. I decided to give this a try. Wow! The chlorine taste is just gone! No more overpriced fridge filters for us. The flow is just amazing! And the water tastes great! Don't waste your money on the expensive, complicated ones. My parents have a name-brand filter. It was expensive, the replacements are expensive, it is a pain to replace, and the flow rate is pathetic! Our water from this filter tastes just as good as theirs at a fraction of the price, plus it's way more convenient, plus the flow rate is way better. Love it! You will too!" —BJ

    Get it from Amazon for $74.99.

    26. A veggie chopper that'll do the tedious job of chopping, slicing, and dicing for you in minutes. Save your energy for your other kitchen tasks!, Amazon

    This comes with four interchangeable blades so you can julienne, chop, slice, and cut easily. This is FDA-approved, BPA-free, and can be fully disassembled. It also has a soft-grip handle to make prepping ingredients easy on your hands.

    Promising review: "If you’re lazy like me, this is for you. One thing I don’t like doing in the kitchen is chopping vegetables. You do have to cut the vegetables to a certain size so it can fit correctly in the blades, but I don’t mind doing half the work." —J Rivera

    Get it from Amazon for $28.99.

    27. A whitening powder to brighten graying and yellowing whites, and remove stains from fruit, wine, tea, coffee, even blood! Talk about powerful.


    The cardboard/steel canister is recyclable and the labels are compostable. The formula is non-toxic, fragrance-free and biodegradable.

    Celsious is a Black woman-owned small biz!

    Get it from Celsious for $23.

    28. An all-natural, vegan, non-toxic, and cruelty-free Puracy stain remover for getting rid of evidence of your wine spills, pet messes, dirt, and so on. It's like a stain-vanishing potion! You'll be surprised how easy it is to use.

    It works on stains from grass, berries, blood, sweat, oil, tomato sauce, watermelon, red wine, mud, cosmetics, pet accidents, and more. Wanna know more on why we love it? Check out our Puracy Natural Stain Remover review!

    Promising review: "This stuff is straight magical. It has gotten out tattoo ink, wine, blood, marinara, whiskey, coffee, and other liquids and foods from white and cream colored clothes. I have used it on those weird spots that show up on your clothes when you don’t let the water run before you add the soap and then clothes. Gone like they never happened. This stuff works on pet accidents, child activities, and other spill-able enterprises. It’s also all natural. I keep a small spray bottle of it in my purse. It has come in very handy for not only myself. Whoever invented this, you have my deepest thanks." —Catie

    Get it from Amazon for $9.99.

    29. A soft and strong spatula that uses flexible silicone to keep your cookware scratch-free and makes it easy to scrape, mix, flip, and access the sides and corners without circus-level twists and tricks. You won't be flipping Krabby Patties with this but you'll def be giving SpongeBob a run for his money!

    the spatula flipping food
    Material Kitchen

    This is perfect for nonstick and can be safely used on nonstick (and stainless steel) surfaces. Material Kitchen is an Asian-owned small biz that's focused on making cookware for the modern home cook that's way better quality than the items you'd find at retail stores.

    Promising review: "Best spatula ever!! It flips omelets effortlessly, It never sticks to anything (or anything to it), a simple rinse cleans it thoroughly, and it doesn’t mind sitting on the edge of a hot pan. I bought three for my friends and they all love them too!" —John 

    Get it from Material Kitchen for $15 (available in three colors).

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