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    32 Cheap Products Reviewers Say They Couldn't Believe Actually Worked

    Watch as your skepticism melts away.

    1. A cute lil' octopus-shaped blackhead remover to gently scrub away excess sebum and exfoliate your pores. It'll help remove blackheads, whiteheads, and whatever else is trapped in your clogged pores. 

    A black small octopus shaped remover in a reviewer's hand
    the cap off to show the salt on the top of the remover

    Promising review: "I tried this after reading all to positive comments in reviews. It really works. I am 48 years old and have large pores, especially on my nose and cheeks. I take a steamy shower, wash face, massage the octopus on target areas. Upon arrival, I did it every day for three days, whole face, which was too much but I was so excited with the results. It clears blackheads and I still can't believe it works. My skin was a bit sensitive like after a microderm treatment but only for a day or so after that rigorous cleaning. Now, I just touch up areas once a week or so. It leaves your skin super soft and it smells good too. Plus, it is so cute and easy to find in my drawer of makeup! My new little friend!" —Bobbie

    Get it from Amazon for $12.50

    2. A self-watering, self-aerating high-drainage planter so even if you confuse whether irises or succulents need more water, you're still in the clear.

    3. An eight-second, lamellar rinse-out treatment from L'Oreal for shinier, healthier, and silkier hair in, well, eight seconds.

    4. Glisten garbage disposal cleaner — it'll foam up and scrub your disposal, leaving a fresh scent behind instead of icky drain pipe odors.

    5. A pair of comfy blue light–blocking glasses designed to help reduce eye strain, fatigue, and headaches. Because if we're not gonna stop staring at screens, we might as well feel like professional hackers on an Ocean's Eleven-type mission.

    image of reviewer wearing the ANRRI blue light glasses in front of their dual screen computer

    6. A concentrated allergen spray will help reduce the presence of airborne and surface allergens from pets, mites, and more. Because no one should feel like they're allergic to their own home.

    the allergen spray

    7. A wine wand designed to help remove histamines and sulfites, which may reduce those pesky post-Malbec headaches.

    reviewer image of the wine wand in a glass of white wine on a counter

    8. A nail polish holder because giving yourself a manicure shouldn't make you feel like a kindergartener accidentally coloring outside of the lines. Just pop this on two of your fingers, and you'll have sturdy and dependable access to your nail polish.

    A person painting their nails while using the nail polish bottle holder, which is securely on their fingers

    9. An ergonomically designed scalp massager that'll help soothe psoriasis, ease itchiness, and provide soothing sensations during your shower.

    10. A grooming rake with rotating metal teeth to get all your fur baby's excess hair, which means it won't end up on your couch, carpet, and clothes.

    Reviewer photo of a husky sitting next to a pile of fur that's almost as big as itself and has been removed with the rake

    11. A pack of two ready-to-use fruit fly traps for luring and killing the fruit flies trying to take over your home. And each trap lasts for up to 45 days!

    reviewer image of the apple-shaped fruit fly trap
    reviewer image of the trap open to reveal dead fruit flies inside

    Promising review: "I literally had an infestation of fruit flies. I cannot believe how well this worked. No odor from the drops that it uses and the flies are really attracted to it. I recommend this product if you’re having a problem." —Mack Mama

    Get it from Amazon for $5.88.

    12. A hair thinner and cutter so you can shape your hair in between salon visits...or when you're bored and have fallen into an asymmetrical-bob-based YouTube hole.

    13. A pair of silicone grips if your glasses hurt your ears or slip n side all day long.

    The silicone grip is shown on a pair of glasses, resting on the ear

    14. A nontoxic pet urine stain removing spray to help you finally and fully reclaim your home from years-old dark spots on your couch, and the scent of cat pee emanating from your rug.

    Reviewer image of a stained carpet
    Reviewer image of same carpet now clean

    Rocco & Roxie is a family-run small business making everything you and your pet need to live a clean and fun life. From treats to toys, they've got what you need!

    Promising review: "My daughter has a cat, one of those old cranky cats that stares deep into your soul. This cat has always hated me. He proved this all the more when I finally bought new furniture! How exciting right? It was, until Mr. Kitty decided to pee all over the cushion I sit on! It smelled so bad. I sprayed the area generously and left it sit there for the afternoon. In the evening I put towels over the wet area to absorb the excess. I woke up this morning and seriously could not believe my nose! It doesn’t smell like cat pee at all. Like not even a little." —Mamabear

    Get it from Rocco & Roxie on Amazon for $19.97.

    15. A CeraVe body wash with salicylic acid and ceramides that'll help you deal with any "chicken skin" flare-ups. This will exfoliate your skin and leave it feeling moisturized!

    Promising review: "I have been fighting bumps on the back of my upper arms for years and my dermatologist recommended this body wash and the lotion. She said that many of her patients have had a positive result with this combo instead of using a pricey prescription medication, and I couldn't believe how fast the bumps went away! I am so extremely happy that something I have been fighting for years is gone!" —Becky

    Get it from Amazon for $13.99.

    16. A sugar-softening brown bear because your banana bread recipe calls for 3/4 cups, not one to two brick-hard lumps. Just soak this in water for 20 minutes and place it in with your brown sugar!

    the brown sugar bear

    17. Slide-proof corkscrew hairpins for a hold that'll last all day long!

    a pack of the corkscrew pins
    reviewer image of a top bun made with corkscrew pins

    Promising review: "Amazing pins! They are like magic! I am NOT great at hairstyles and I could not believe how easy it was to twist these babies into a quick bun. And it felt secure all day!" —Heather

    Get a pack of three pins from Amazon for $6.89.

    18. A powerful shower-cleaning spray that doesn't require any scrubbing! Just spray your shower at night and rinse it clean the next day. No more soap scum, grime, oils, mold, or mildew stains for you.

    Before: a dirty shower floor; after: the clean shower floor

    19. A bottle of Poo-Pourri toilet spray so when you go to do your business, it stays *your* business. Just spray a few times into the bowl before you go, and leave the bathroom smelling like a spa since Poo-Pourri is actually made of essential oils!

    Bottle of Poo-Pouri in original citrus scent

    20. A multi-use concealer from Maybelline will help you create a flawless canvas for all the bold looks you've been dying to experiment with. Dark circles? We don't know her.

    21. Ready-to-eat vegan beans perfectly seasoned and made with avocado oil for your enjoyment. No cooking or refrigeration necessary. Food we don't have to cook? Yeah, I'm in.

    reviewer image of two plates filled with tortilla, avocado, and mexican cowboy beans

    22. A pet hair remover so good you might not recognize your couch after just one use! And because it doesn't use disposable adhesive strips, you can use this thing over and over and over and over and...

    23. A small reusable ball with a sticky insert that'll keep dirt and crumbs from littering the bottom of your purse. When the ball gets too full, just remove and rinse the insert and you're good to go!

    the pink ball in a purse

    Promising review: "This has to be one of the most amazing things I've ever purchased! I can't believe how easily it grabs all the debris that finds its way to the bottom of your bag." —QueenofGnomes

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

    24. An ice roller to help freeze muscle pains right in their tracks! Just pop it in the freezer then roll it over your eyelids, neck, and back for some body ache (or heat) relief.

    25. An eco-friendly oven scrub cleaner for tackling all the caked-on messes you've learned to ignore. Made with natural ingredients (including pumice stone and baking soda), you'll get your oven back without all the toxic fumes.

    26. Roku Express so you can get all your streaming needs met in one tiny remote. Just cozy up on the couch and get ready to be impressed by all the shows and movies now at your fingertips.

    27. A hair finishing stick if you need some help slicking down flyaways for a flawless finish. And because it's made with natural ingredients, you'll be moisturizing your hair too!