Skip To Content

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

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

    We hope you love the products we recommend! All of them were independently selected by our editors. Some may have been sent as samples, but all opinions and reviews are our own. 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 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

    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.

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

    4. A vitamin C serum to lessen dark circles, sun spots, redness, and breakouts — 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

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

    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 — give it a go!

    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

    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

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

    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

    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.

    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.

    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.

    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

    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

    16. A makeup brush shampoo, because you are cleaning your makeup brushes...right...? It's not as scary as it sounds, I promise — 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"

    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.

    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"

    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.

    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.

    21. Thayer's Witch Hazel toner to cleanse your skin while reducing redness, breakouts, and dullness. It also smells like roses — 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

    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"

    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 — if you're my boss and reading this, I'm just kidding, I work hard!

    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.

    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

    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"

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

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

    What's your favorite product?

    Tell us about your favorite product
    Your review may be featured in a BuzzFeed.com post.
    Minimum 25 characters, 1500 characters left
    Max 10 MB. Accepted file types: .jpg, .jpeg, .png.