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    27 Products That Have Wild Before-And-After Photos *And* Are Under $25

    These before-and-afters are truly a sight to behold.

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    1. A dry shampoo powder that'll freshen up your oily lil' head, allowing you to sleep in a little longer and avoid washing your hair for one more glorious day.

    on the left a reviewer's bangs looking greasy, on the right side the same reviewer's bangs looking cleaner and fresher
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    Promising review: "It makes my bangs and roots look fresh again. And I love that this is a powder and not a stinky aerosol spray. That also means that this lasts MUCH longer. I use it every other day when I don't wash my hair since I have very oily roots. I've been using it for almost a month and barely any is missing out of the bottle. A little goes a long way." β€”Rachel G.

    Get it from Amazon for $9.99.

    2. A cast-iron scrubber, because there are two simultaneous truths about cast irons: they are one of the best things for cooking and one of the worst things when it comes to cleaning. This chainmail tool will help you scrape off any leftover bits of food without removing that seasoning you've worked so hard to cultivate.

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    Promising review: "This has completely changed the way I use my cast iron pan. I can cook whatever I want and know the pan will be as good as new. For people that worry about the seasoning on the pan, this definitely won't hurt a thing. Once I'm done cleaning, I'll shake off any excess water and then heat it on the stove top for a minute until its completely dry. I'll then put a a very light coating of oil on it and heat it up again and the pan will be good to go for the next use. My pan has never cooked better." β€”Josh

    Get it from Amazon for $21.99.

    3. An ink remover that'll rescue hard surfaces and fabrics alike from the enemy to end all enemies β€” permanent marker.

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    Promising review: "My son wrote all over his brand new Lego table with blue Sharpie marker. I tried everything to remove the stain. This product is EASY. Its consistency is like glue. I added one coat, let it soak in for an hour or two, scrubbed with a scrub pad, rinsed, added a second coat, scrubbed, and rinsed. It's all gone. It's magic." β€”Vicki

    Get it from Amazon for $12.99.

    4. A vitamin C serum to lessen dark circles, sun spots, redness, and breakouts β€” the perfect beginner product for anyone trying to get into the skincare and serum game.

    on the left a reviewer with some breakouts and dark spots, on the right the same reviewer with clearer skin
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    Promising review: "I was originally spending a lot more for a Kiehl's pore tightening and face brightening serum. When I heard from a friend about this serum, I was doubtful it would be effective, but I WAS BLOWN AWAY by the results even within two weeks! I have been using this vitamin C serum and I have seen unbelievable results! I really cant believe it! My pores are a lot tighter and my major dark sun spot has faded. I will be reordering it and I have recommended it to many friends." β€”Annalyssa Lee

    Get it from Amazon for $19.99.

    Check out "This Vitamin C Face Serum May Give You The Best Dang Skin Of Your Life" for more info!

    5. A set of clear plastic bins that'll transform your beauty junk drawer into your beauty beauty drawer.

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    Promising review: "Great product! I bought these to put in my nightstand drawer to store small things, as the drawer is very deep. I've got Chapstick, hand lotions, a small flashlight, and other bedside items in them so they're not just rolling around the drawer. I just bought some more for my bathroom vanity. They fit together nicely but also lift right out of each other. The plastic is sturdy, and they came individually wrapped to keep them from scratching." β€”Sparkyj

    Get a six-piece set from Amazon for $14.99.

    6. An Aztec Secret face mask to suck sebum out of pores, leaving your skin feeling smoother and breakouts feeling calmer. Pretty much everyone on the planet has tried this miraculous clay mask β€” give it a go!

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    For best results, mix the clay with apple cider vinegar according to the directions.

    Promising review: "This clay mask is unbelievable. I saw a bunch of reports recommending it and decided to try for myself. I have moderate acne and this mask has lessened my breakouts dramatically. This mask has also assisted in getting rid of hyperpigmentation. Will definitely buy again in the near term and would recommend this to everyone." β€”Letsgetdangerous_

    Get it from Amazon for $14.95.

    7. A tube of Lanolips 101 Ointment Superbalm that'll prevent your lips from getting dry as can be this winter. Nobody should have to suffer from chapped lips, and as long as Lanolips is on-hand, they don't have to.

    on top, a buzzfeed editor's dry cracked lips, on the bottom the same lips looking healed and smooth
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    Promising review: "I've had dry lips forever, and they tend to flake and crack. Any lip balm that I had used would work for maybe an hour before I need to reapply. This balm keeps my lips so hydrated and moisturized all day long! I even like to apply it at night as a 'lip mask' and I wake up with nicely hydrated lips. It's a little overpriced, it a little goes a long way. I'll never repurchase another brand of lip balm again." β€”ellen

    Get it from Amazon for $16.95.

    Check out my colleague Natalie's full review in "Y'all, Lanolips Is Basically A Miracle Balm And The Only Thing That Actually Healed My Chapped Lips."

    8. A bottle of Bar Keepers Friend cleaning solution to scrub rust, surface scratches, burnt grease, and even Sharpie marks away with *way* less elbow grease than you would normally have to use.

    on the left a reviewer's scuffed and stained sink, on the right the same sink white again
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    Promising review: "Sink was near unclean-able. Ajax, bleach etc would not take out the stains you see on the photo taken. We considered replacing the sink but wanted to Google how to repair sinks and stumbled on a YouTube review for this product. The change is unbelievable. The left is AFTER an hour scrubbing with Ajax. The right is 30 minutes with Bar Keeper's." β€”Eze

    Get it from Amazon for $14.99.

    For more about this, check out "You Can Use This All-Purpose Cleanser To Basically Clean Your Entire House".

    9. A fabric defuzzer so you can salvage sweaters, accessories, and *anything* that has fallen victim to pilling and shedding. Hello, "new" wardrobe.

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    Promising review: "This product works unbelievably well. Removed lint, pills, stray strings etc. at four different depth settings. Had it for years and has never once ran out of battery. Tray is easy to remove and empty. Just all around a good buy." β€”Caleb

    Get it from Amazon for $12.99 (available in five colors).

    Head to "This Magical Fabric Defuzzer Will Absolutely Change Your Life" for more incredible before-and-after pics!

    10. A bottle of Finish booster powder to erase any hard water stains that have been plaguing your glasses. Simply add this in with your dishwasher soap for good-as-new dishes in a snap.

    on the left a reviewer's mug with hard water stains, on the right an identical mug with no water stains
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    Promising review: "Unbelievable! My water softener failed a year ago and I have been saving to replace it. My glasses and dishes were getting so cloudy and had a film on them of dish soap. Even hand washing wasn't making them look clean. Saw this product and had to try it. Now I have sparkling glasses again! Couldn't be happier!" β€”Kristi Edwards

    Get it from Amazon for $5.97.

    11. A foot file that's helped tons of people cheese grate their way to beautiful feet. Yeah, I know how that sounds, but for baby-soft heels without getting a pedi? Arguably worth it.

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    Promising review: "Wow! I have owned a few files that I got from the drug store and felt they did nothing, which made me skeptical of this device. I saw some of the customer reviews with photos and decided to give it a try. It works so well that it’s kinda unbelievable. Even at the salon when I pay for that callus liquid it doesn’t do as good a job. Razors I have used worked, but sometimes got too close and also didn’t blend. I didn’t have hardcore calluses, just some thick skin on my heels. It comes off like snow. But, gross, now parmesan cheese will never look the same to me." β€”Patricia M.

    Get it from Amazon for $8.95.

    12. A set of two-tier sliding basket drawers so the cabinet under your sink can finally have some semblance of organization! Chances are, you've never even considered tidying up under there, so it's about dang time.

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    Promising review: "This was an amazing purchase! I'm so happy with these stackable drawer organizers. I transformed my bathroom from an utter mess to an organized delight that just makes my life SO much easier. I have a lot of small bathroom items (moisturizers, lotions, body sprays, etc.), and I have no drawers, so I had to find a solution. I love the smaller upper drawer; it houses small things I could never find. They're very well made and a cinch to assemble (took me five minutes). Plus they're really cute! Very happy with these!" β€”x__tina

    Get it from Amazon for $25.87 (available in four colors).

    13. A wheel cleaner that'll convince everyone you have a brand new car. Wild what a little TLC and one great cleaner can accomplish.

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    Promising review: "This product is unbelievable. Works wonderfully for cleaning up wheels. Literally spray on, let sit, and spray off and the wheels look great. I would highly recommend this product. So much nicer than scrubbing wheels by hand, with the same result." β€”Stefmav1

    Get it from Amazon for $15.42.

    14. A jewelry cleaning pen to keep your most prized possessions A.S.A.P. (As Sparkly As Possible).

    on the left a reviewer's scratched and dull blue gem ring, on the right the same ring looking cleaner and clearer
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    Promising review: "This little stick works unbelievably well! I have a morganite and diamond engagement ring, and it gets dirty (looks cloudy) often. I use this cleaning stick, the brush gets into all the little crevices, and it comes out looking brand new! I've had it professionally cleaned from the jewelry store I bought it at, and this stick works every bit as good as the professional cleaner. I've also used it on sapphires and topaz pieces, and it works just as well." β€”H Theiss

    Get it from Amazon for $7.99.

    15. A bottle of dandruff shampoo so you don't have to go about your day stressing about any flakes that may be visible in your hair. Even though everyone gets dandruff and it's no big deal, it can get stressful when it feels out of your control!

    on the left a reviewer's scalp with dandruff flakes, on the right the same scalp with no dandruff
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    Promising review: "Unbelievable! I've suffered from dandruff for years and had pretty much given up. I can't remember how I came across this product but literally, it has solved the problem. Like, I have no idea what is going on but (knock on wood) I haven't had any flakes since starting to use it every few days. Zero." β€”Dr. Hidalgo

    Get it from Amazon for $14.84.

    16. A makeup brush shampoo, because you are cleaning your makeup brushes...right...? It's not as scary as it sounds, I promise β€” especially with this shampoo on your team!

    on top a reviewer's makeup brushed stained with foundation labeled "before", on bottom the same brushes looking cleaner labeled "after"
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    Promising review: "I've been skeptical about items that seem like glorified soap but got it as a gift. This cleaned my brushes like nothing else, with just a drop, a few seconds of spreading it around, and literally about 10 seconds of swishing in warm water. It was unbelievable. It took out weeks of caked on 24-hour concealer and foundation and left my brush soft and fluffy like it was brand new. I will always use this, and my brushes will always be clean!" β€”Chloe

    Get it from Amazon for $6.99.

    17. A wood polish and conditioner so you can throw a relaxing spa day for your antiques. Formulated with beeswax and orange oil, it'll hide dings and scratches and add some natural luster back to any pieces that are looking dull.

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    Promising review: "This product is a MIRACLE! I can't believe how well it worked. Seriously unbelievable. One application and my coffee table looks great again. EASY to use, nothing special required. While I was watching TV, I used an old cloth/rag and spread it on. As easy as that. Nothing else worked on my abused coffee table, this stuff did. I HIGHLY recommend this product." β€”Carol L. Hill

    Get it from Amazon for $13.99.

    18. A three-piece produce storage container set for keeping all of your produce as fresh as can be until you're ready to eat it. No more having to toss your strawberries before you even got a chance to enjoy them.

    on the left a buzzfeed editor holding a mushy strawberry labeled "from original container" on the right the same editor holding a fresh-looking strawberry labeled "stored in produce saver"
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    The set includes one 6.3 cup container, and two 17.3 cup containers with lids, which are BPA-free, and dishwasher-safe. They feature vents to regulate the flow of oxygen and carbon dioxide, keeping your produce fresh as can be!

    Promising review: "They keep my lettuce and greens fresh for weeks! It's actually kind of unbelievable. I get fresh food for twice as long as before. Definitely a money saver." β€”Picky Shopper

    Get the three-piece set from Amazon for $29.50.

    Check out "These Miracle Plastic Containers Keep Berries Day-One Fresh For Almost 2 Weeks" for more info!

    19. Fanola purple shampoo to help people with bleached hair maintain their icy look without expensive trips to the salon. The shampoo gives hair a healthy dose of toning with every wash, keeping generally unwanted brassiness from coming through.

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    Promising review: "Unbelievably pigmented! Better than any purple shampoo I have ever used. I finally found exactly what I was looking for thanks to researching and reading reviews! I'll never go back to anything else." β€”Jessica c

    Get it from Amazon for $13.49.

    If you're a blondie who's tired of being brassy, check out "If You Color Your Hair Blonde, You Need This Purple Shampoo" for more info.

    20. A powerful stain remover you can simply spritz and dab off on almost any stained fabric to get it back to like-new condition. Everything from your car upholstery to your favorite white button-up will be rejoicing.

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    The spot remover was designed for carpets but can also be used on any fabric that's safe to wet with water! Yup, it's non-toxic and non-irritating to skin, so don't be afraid to use it on your clothes.

    Promising review: "I had terrible rust and oil stains all over the seats of my car. I tried other cleaners to get them out, but they actually made the stains darker. I took it to the dealership to see if they could get it out and they flat out told me no, so I gave up and lived with it for almost five years. Then I tried this after it was recommended by a friend. I sprayed it on and literally watched the stain run right off my seat. It was amazing! I thought I was going to have to pay hundreds of dollars to replace the seats in my car because nothing else would work. This stuff really is awesome!" β€”Brittany

    Get a bottle from Amazon for $11.55.

    21. Thayer's Witch Hazel toner to cleanse your skin while reducing redness, breakouts, and dullness. It also smells like roses β€” as if you needed another reason to give it a try.

    on the left a reviewer's chin with breakouts, on the right the same chin looking nearly clear
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    Promising review: "I LOVE this stuff! This is my third bottle of this and I'm officially obsessed. I apply it twice a day on a cotton pad and I swear it makes your skin so freaking smooth it's unbelievable. I love using this right before makeup because it really help get rid of the pores and creates a really smooth canvas for makeup to lay on top of." β€”Fatima

    Get it from Amazon for $10.95 (available in three scents).

    For more *glowing* praise for Thayer's check out "This Highly Rated Witch Hazel Toner Is The Best Skin Care Product Under $10."

    22. A pack of Bottle Bright tablets so you can rescue all the tumblers you've let sit for wayyy too long. Don't toss them! Just give 'em the old Bottle Bright treatment and they'll be back in service in no time.

    on the left a reviewer's stained tumbler labeled "before" in the middle the soapy tumbler labeled "during" on the right the tumbler clean again labeled "after"
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    Promising review: "These are AMAZING! Got them for the bottles my husband puts iced tea in every day hoping for a miracle and I got one. The bottles got a brown film on the inside over time that no amount of scrubbing could remove. Put one of the tablets in and let it soak overnight and the bottles were good as new the next morning β€” it was unbelievable. Can't recommend these highly enough." β€”RedHeadJenn

    Get a 12-pack from Amazon for $8.

    23. Tea tree oil that can help with rosacea, breakouts, acne, razor bumps, and so! much! more! Difficult to even imagine working as hard as this product β€” if you're my boss and reading this, I'm just kidding, I work hard!

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    Promising review: "This is a great product! I've been being using this the past two weeks to reduce acne and it really works! You can see the change from one day to another: it reduces the color and the bumpiness of your acne. At night I apply it directly to each one of the breakouts. It not only helps with the acne you have, but also helps preventing any more breakouts." β€”Cliente de Amazon

    Get it from Amazon for $5.99.

    24. A bottle of wrinkle releaser spray that will fool everyone into thinking you wake up early to iron every day when the reality is you roll out of bed after hitting snooze four times and spray down whatever you pick up off the floor.

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    Promising review: "As a college student with a full course load, I'm in and out of my room all the time. This helps me keep my clothes wrinkle-free without having to waste time ironing them. It's also great as it leaves a VERY nice smell on my clothes." β€”Seth

    Get a two-pack from Amazon for $13.94 (available in two scents).

    25. A hand cream to keep your mitts smooth as can be. See ya later, cracks and irritation, we will now wave goodbye to you with our newly soft hands!

    on the left a reviewer's very dry, cracked hand, on the right the same hand looking healed and smoother
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    Promising review: "Every winter, my fingers and knuckles crack and bleed. I've tried everything on the market to heal my hands. I received this hand cream yesterday and when I put it on, I could tell right away that this was better than anything I'd tried. This stuff started working immediately. I filled all the cuts and cracks on my hands with this cream, and today they are almost healed. I believe that this is the best hand cream ever made on earth." β€”Steve

    Get it from Amazon for $7.99.

    26. A bottle of Tend Skin Care Solution that'll put fear into the hearts of ingrown hairs and razor bumps near and far. Those suckers hurt, and just...who has the time?

    on the left a reviewer's armpit with lots of razor bumps labeled "before," on the right the same armpit with no bumps labeled "after"
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    Promising review: "This product has worked GREAT on my armpits where I had big, painful, gross, inflamed and embarrassing hair follicles for YEARS! I use a dollar shave razor now, changed every couple of weeks with Tend Skin after every shower and before deodorant. Miracles!" β€”A User

    Get it from Amazon for $15.99.

    27. A bottle of pet earwax cleaner so your pet can fully hear the always-anticipated Good Words, "Wanna go for a walk?"

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    Promising review: "I bought this for my cat because he had ear mites when I got him and when they cleared up, his ears were left with a bunch of nasty wax and I couldn't get all of it out in fear of pushing it farther down. This stuff brought EVERYTHING up! I LOVE it and HIGHLY recommend for anyone with an animal with dirty ears! My cat has stopped scratching at his ears finally because they are nice and clean!" β€”Tricia S.

    Get it from Amazon for $11.99.

    Wow, these before-and-afters were as Wild as the 2014 box office smash of the same name, starring Reese Witherspoon.

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