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    28 Products That Worked So Well They Turned Skeptics Into Believers

    Reviewers thought these products wouldn't work...but boy were they wrong.

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    1. A Squatty Potty — "Wait a second...this hunk of plastic couldn't possibly help me poop better..." you mutter to yourself. Well, I've got shocking news for you based on personal experience: it can and it will.

    2. A loose face powder whose low price point (under $5?!) may have some folks doubting it, but that truly helps you set liquid foundation or give your natural skin a matte finish just as well as far more expensive brands. Over 3,500 five-star Amazon reviewers are backing me up on this.

    3. A combination broom and squeegee for rounding up pet hair both out of deep carpets and spread across hardwood floors. You thought your floors could never be fully clean again while you had pets, but I'm happy to say you were wrong.

    4. Earwax removal drops, because sometimes big time relief comes in a teeny tiny bottle. Instead of shoving wax further into your ear while using a cotton swab, try some of these drops instead.

    5. A pair of charcoal shoe deodorizers that seem to make stank disappear like magic. Charcoal — the David Blaine of stench removal.

    6. A pair of Bandelettes for protecting your precious thighs against panful rubbing and chafing. While just plain lace might not be able to do it, stretchy lace with grippy interior strips sure can!

    7. Death Wish Coffee that may have hardcore caffeine heads saying "Pfft, I can handle it." Slow down there, buster. One cup of this should replace the multiple cups you have of normal coffee, so proceed with caution.

    8. A hand-held milk frother whose small but mighty aerating action allows you to make lattes and cappuccinos in the comfort of your very own home. Heavenly.

    9. A humidifier that may be small, but has no problem remedying the dryness you (and your plants, may I add) are going to face this winter. You may be skeptical at first about its power, but your sinuses will be quick to tell you otherwise.

    10. A pineapple corer and slicer so you can cleanly and expediently prep your pineapples. I know, I know, there's a lot of fuss about single-function kitchen gadgets. But when's the last time you cut a pineapple and thought, "That was easy." Never — until you met this beauty.

    11. A clip-on silicone colander for quickly and easily straining things without having to fully dump them out, surely losing some in the sink. Anything from pasta water to excess grease can now be easily removed with a *clip, clip, tilt* — and in any size pot or pan!

    12. A stainless steel soap bar that may look like an innocuous chunk of metal but will actually remove onion and garlic smells from your hands and — reviewers claim — BO from your pits!

    13. A Mighty Patches so you can show pimples who's boss. Simply pop on a sticker before bed, sleep peacefully, and wake up to a flattened whitehead. Huge if true (it's true).

    14. A pack of dishwasher cleaning tablets, because if the device you use to clean isn't clean itself...truly what's the point?

    15. A pot of Hard as Hoof nail strengthening cream so even if your nails have always been flaking, tearing glorified pieces of tissue paper, they can finally get big and strong.

    16. A makeup brush and sponge cleaner for finally getting your old application products back in like-new shape. Tbh the most unbelievable part of this product is that you're actually going to clean your brushes, but please prove me wrong.

    17. A fabric de-piller to rescue any knits, upholstery, microfiber, or other fabric from certain death by fuzz. You can and WILL wear your favorite vintage sweater again!

    18. Olaplex No. 3 hair treatment, which brings over-bleached and damaged hair back to LIFE. Rise, zombie hair, rise! You'll be fabulous and healthy in your second life.

    19. A pack of Bottle Bright tablets that will make you regret ever having thrown a gunky tumbler away. Little did you know that one tablet could cure those woes. Time to forgive yourself and promise to use these in the future.

    20. A cooktop cleaning kit, because by golly if a flat cooktop isn't the hardest thing to clean. One instance of boiled-over rice and it feels like the world is ending. No longer!

    21. Silver polish wipes to revive your precious heirlooms and get them back in tip-top shape. Shock and awe your family by shining up every piece they ever said was "too far gone."

    22. An Aztec Secret face mask you've almost definitely heard about by now. The hype is real and for good reason! The calcium bentonite clay sucks sebum out of pores, leaving your skin feeling smoother and breakouts feeling calmer.

    23. A Blueapple freshness extender that couldn't possibly keep your produce fresh longer...right? WRONG! The Blueapple absorbs ethylene gas, which is what causes produce to ripen, extending its shelf-life and giving you more of a chance to actually eat it.

    24. An essential oil migraine stick to finally give you a bit of a reprieve from those migraines or headaches you've been suffering from. It's no replacement for prescribed meds of course, but over 900 Amazon reviewers who gave it a five-star rating vouch for it!

    25. A houseplant insect trap so you can finally free your precious plant bbs from the swarm of pests that have taken over. These may look like just little strips of tape, but boy oh boy do they draw pests. Scroll through the review photos to see for yourself!

    26. A shampoo brush to help lift dandruff from your scalp and send it right down the drain. It also just feels stinkin' good, so truly a win-win.

    27. A set of packing cubes so you can actually stay neat while traveling. I personally doubted the effectiveness of this system until I used it on a two-week international trip. After I — normally a human tornado — arrived back in the US with a well-organized suitcase, I knew I had the cubes to thank.

    28. A blackhead remover vacuum to suck even the most stubborn blackheads, whiteheads, dead skin, and grease up up and away from your skin. That gunky photo on the left will be burned into my mind for the rest of my days.

    A healthy amount of skepticism is good, but these reviewers were convinced and I think you will be, too!

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