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    35 Humble Products That Ask So Little But Give So Much

    All these products want is to see you happy.

    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. Pore-tightening face masks because their 8-in-1 treatment will leave your skin visibly hydrated, bright, and lifted. You just need to get through the 15 minutes of looking a little like a zombie. But it's worth it since its aloe vera and albumin–enriched formula results in tighter, clearer, and more even skin.,

    Promising review: "I'm 27 and this is my second time purchasing these masks. I use these about once every other week or so. I have seen drastic improvements in my skin. After one use my skin was not nearly as dry and flaky. My face seemed a lot more supple and plump as well. After continued use, I have noticed my fine lines on my forehead are less noticeable and the overall texture of my skin is more smooth compared to bumpy looking. I also noticed I don't look as tired even though I'm exhausted lol. My uneven skin tone has improved and my face has brightened some. I live and work in the city and I think you can tell by my skin appearance but after using these my skin looks fresh, soft, and has a nice glow to it even after one use. I will continue to keep these masks stocked in my vanity." —Rachel

    Get a pack of eight from Amazon for $29.80.

    2. 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.,

    Promising review: “I absolutely love this product!! I use my laptop to do most of my work, so I'm constantly staring at my screen. After two weeks, I noticed my eyes were straining to read the screen and I began having migraines. Within a couple of days of using these glasses, I saw huge results. I wasn't squinting as much and my headaches gradually disappeared. I highly recommend.” —dannag

    Get two pairs of glasses from Amazon for $15.98+ (available in eight color combinations).

    3. A citrus-scented pet odor eliminator if, even after cleaning up after your kitty's mishaps and stains, there's still a lingering smell. Just spray on those spots and you'll be taking in whiffs of lovely orange peels soon enough.

    image of reviewer holding the bottle of angry orange odor remover

    Promising reviews: "How did we live with cats without this product???" —NZON4

    "I was skeptical about trying another product to attempt to remove urine odor caused by my aging pug. After reading the reviews for Angry Orange I decided to try one last product. And this is the one! Because IT WORKS! I love the smell and how it eliminates unwanted odors. Definitely give it a try!" —Amazon Customer

    Get it from Amazon for $20.97.

    4. Or a nontoxic pet urine stain-removing spray so you can 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: "I don’t know how I ever survived without this. There’s tons of 'pet stain/odor remover' products out there, but this by far is the absolute best. I cringed paying the $20 for it when others are between $5–$10, but I have NO ISSUES paying now. I foster dogs, some puppies, some older, some not housebroken, and every room in my house is carpeted except the kitchen, which means I have lots of accidents. I spray enough to saturate if it’s a lot of urine, let it soak for 10 minutes, then wipe it up with a hand towel. Then I put a larger towel on top of it if it’s in a high-traffic area until it’s completely dry. It’s taken out every stain and, more importantly, the odor is gone! I will never stop buying this product. I recommend it to everyone who has dogs!" —Shelley

    Get it from Rocco & Roxie on Amazon for $19.97+ (available in two sizes).

    5. The Bacon Sponge — a biodegradable, 100% organic cotton sponge to absorb 10 times its weight so you won't break a sweat cleaning up after a greasy meal.

    bacon resting on the bacon sponge which has absorbed all its grease and oil

    In Denver, Colorado, small business Green City Living creates products to help you and your family live a greener more sustainable life. They also donate 2.5% of their sales to Climate Emergency Fund, an organization that supports climate activists.

    Promising review: "I absolutely love the Bacon Sponge. I feel it absorbs oils better than paper towels and the cleanup is easy! I’m ordering a second for big batches of food." —Karen

    Get it from Green City Living on Amazon Handmade for $13.50.

    6. A Tile Bluetooth locator you can attach to your keys, put in your wallet, or even attach to your pet's collar in order to help you keep track of them all. Lose one of them? Just track the Tile down using its accompanying app.

    reviewer image of the white Tile attached to car keys

    Promising review: “I normally don't write reviews for products, but the Tile is too fantastic not to yell it from the rooftops! I am always losing my keys or my phone and the Tile it makes it so easy to find them! All you have to do is attach it to your keys and you're all set! When you misplace your keys, you go into the app on your phone (which is super user-friendly) and tap 'find my keys.' It then rings your tile that is attached to your keys and if they are not in an area where they can ring, it shows you the location of the Tile, which is also very helpful!” —Brooke 

    Get it from Amazon for $17.99.

    7. An insertable wine aerator that'll transport you to the most luxe of vineyards by instantly infusing air into your wine in order to release its aromas.

    reviewer image of the aerator inside a wine bottle

    Promising review: “This is a simple product that's easy to use, and in my opinion, opens up red wine nicely. I've used this on relatively inexpensive bottles (approximately $5) and bottles a bit pricier (approximately $40). I felt that it helped open up the wines at both price points and allowed me to really take in the flavor and smell to fully enjoy the wine. Additionally, the pour spout eliminates wine drips after pouring, and I've enjoyed not having wine drip down the bottle, my hand, or onto the counter.” —Brandon Valdini 

    Get it from Amazon for $12.95.

    8. A set of bedsheet detanglers so you don't have to spend hours in the jungle of your laundry trying to not get devoured by fitted sheets. These will also ensure your sheets actually dry instead of coming out like a moist hair ball.

    Wad-Free is a woman-owned small business working to make sure your laundry day isn't in vain! After wasting time and energy on wadding problems, Cyndi invented Wad-Free for bedsheets.

    Promising review: "I was mildly skeptical, but it works exactly as promoted! I've used it five times and each time there's been no twisting of the sheets and no pillowcases balled up and still wet when the dryer goes off. Super helpful that it comes with two units, one for the top sheet and one for the fitted sheet, so I don't have to split them into separate loads. I no longer dread washing sheets and plan to buy some of these as gifts. LOVE it!" —Amazon Customer

    Get it from Wad-Free on Amazon for $18.99.

    9. A fast-working calming cream for skin irritated by acne, sun exposure, or shaving. It'll also help repair damaged skin and prevent scarring.

    Promising review: "Absolutely worth every single cent! I have severe rosacea that leaves my nose and cheeks dry, flaky, and breaking out. I’ve had little success with anything topical that will provide relief to my irritated skin. My sister recommended it to me when I was looking for a moisturizer after a severe sunburn that left my nose blistered and raw. I received my order Wednesday and applied it that night after washing my face. By Saturday afternoon my face is almost completely healed. The cream prevented peeling, and helped clear up my rosacea skin irritation! I’m completely amazed! I’ve applied less than a dime size over my face four times! My skin has truly never felt better! It’s got to be witchcraft because not even the different RXs I’ve tried over the years have produced these results. *I will note there was a very mild sting that lasted a couple of seconds when initially applying but that was likely due to the raw skin. It was completely bearable." —Amazon Customer

    Get it from Amazon for $23.

    10. A bottle of Wet & Forget shower cleaner because no one wants to scrub their bathtub clean. With this, you'll just spray it on, wait 8–12 hours, then rinse it off. Super easy!

    Promising review: “I had a horrible gray ring in the bottom of my shower that was impossible to remove. I tried the Dawn dish soap method (with a lot of scrubbing) and 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 & 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 it from Amazon for $16.89.

    11. A three-step cradle cap system to gently loosen and lift flakes from baby's scalp.,

    Promising review: "A must-have for newborns. My 6-week-old had bad cradle cap and this brush worked miracles. I wish I had it from birth. We have continued to use this brush even though the cradle cap has gone and it does wonders on the scalp and keeping the hair looking healthy. Highly highly recommend. Plus, my baby enjoys the gentle scalp massage from the soft bristles." —LM01

    Get it from Amazon for $14.44.

    12. An organic and all-natural snout soother if your pup's nose has gone from cute as a button to crusty as overbaked bread.

    Promising review: "Well, I have never before been so shocked at the effectiveness of a product. Our 5-year-old Frenchie, Carol, had a nose that was so crusty it was sprouting these long strands of more crust. There was literally crust on crust on crust. The nose had strings of crust. This nose was so crusty and repulsive it was almost beautiful. Her nose might have resembled the rarest, most exotic geode to be mined from the rarest mine in Guatemala. A friend recommended Snout Soother for Carol's repulsive nose. I was worried she would just lick it all off and it wouldn't work. We never imagined she could have a regular, soft, moist nose again. Honestly this product is some magic stuff! Unbelievable results in three to five days. No one paid me to write this." —Brittany

    Get it from Amazon for $5.95.

    13. A fast-acting mold and mildew remover — all you have to do is spray and watch as stains melt away. No scrubbing required! Cleaning your bathtub just got a whole lot easier.

    Promising review: "This is a fantastic product. I sprayed it on my old brick exterior steps that are under trees, and wow! Within two minutes I could see immediate results. They haven't looked that good in over 20 years. I then sprayed a paved walkway and had the same results! I had some left over and sprayed the green moss covering my large deck, and it was gone instantly. I'm now ordering another one and then I'm heading out to the driveway and brick walls bordering it. Thanks for making my life a little easier." —Beverly Mabbitt

    Get a two-pack from Amazon for $26.99.

    14. A Bed Head diffuser hair dryer whose ceramic tech will help tame frizz without causing heat damage. There's even a cool air button for setting your curly hair in the style you want!


    Promising review: "I’ve used lots of diffusers over the years, but none of them have been effective as this one. It dries my hair and builds in volume and curls. I don’t wash my hair daily, so on days when my hair is dry, I dampen it lightly with my fingers and dry it again. Sometimes I’ll use a curling cream to create more dramatic curls, but they are softer without the product, and I can go longer without a wash. This is a super dryer for enhancing your curls." —J M

    Get it from Amazon for $34.97.

    15. Or a Revlon hot-air brush that'll dry, style, and add volume to your hair in one fell swoop! With this oval brush, you can say goodbye to tangles and frizz.,

    Have coilier hair? The Revlon paddle brush hair dryer might work better for you!

    Promising review: "Amazing product. I wish I found this 20 years ago!! I have naturally curly hair and enjoy a nice blowout without having that pin straight 'burnt' flat iron look. This product helped me achieve the blowout look in about five minutes (yes five!). When it comes to hair, I’m a super novice and this is by far the easiest, most effective (inexpensive) blow out. I would give this more than 5 stars if I could. Where has it been all my life?!?!" —Sara Kovach

    Get it from Amazon for $34.88+ (available in seven colors).

    16. A safe-to-use electric nail trimmer for protecting your baby from any self-scratching habits. This has two filing speeds to make sure you can feel confident about your trimming job.

    reviewer image of the nail trimmer in its case

    It comes with color-coded file pads for different ages!

    Promising review: “Great product! I ordered this for my 18-month-old who refuses to let me trim his nails with the manual clippers, and I can no longer reach him in his crib when he’s asleep. I was a little concerned that the noise would freak him out, but it’s as quiet as can be! It came quickly, was easy to assemble (just add a battery), and works great! He was instantly amazed by it, and allowed me to use it on his nails.” —Kimberly Lawson 

    Get it from Amazon for $27.99.

    17. The Pink Stuff cleaning paste because no sticky saucepans, streaky stainless steel, or gunked-up glass shall prosper against you or this versatile and easy-to-use cleaner. This can also remove those colorful drawings your kids left on your white walls!,

    Promising review: "I need this in bulk!! I have tried so many cleaning solutions to get out hard cooking stains on my stove top and nothing worked! This stuff took it right out without a problem!!" —Micaela Gunderson

    Get it from Amazon for $8.99.

    18. A pack of Bed Bands to keep your sheets from slipping and sliding off your bed every time you dare to shift your weight in your sleep.


    Promising review: “I love these so much, that when we moved and I lost one of the ones we previously had, I purchased more! These are the best things since sliced bread...seriously! The bungee cord that is attached to them is really great, and very durable. The clips are made of strong metal, and sort of like 'alligator clips,' if anyone knows what those are. They open up, and then you can clamp them closed so that they don't open and release the sheet. The black plastic piece in the middle is so that you can either tighten or release the cord and make it tighter or looser. They hold fairly well, and it allows for a custom fit every time you put the sheets on.” —aret21

    Get a four-pack from Amazon for $12.99+ (available in three colors, two lengths, and multipacks).

    19. A cold brew maker if you're someone who can't be bothered until *at least* your second cup of coffee. Now you'll always have caffeine ready to start your day!

    Maitland Quitmeyer / BuzzFeed

    Promising review: "This Takeya cold brew coffee jug is wonderful! I know a lot of people use mason jars, however, I wanted something easier to grab from the fridge and more lightweight (and cheaper!). I have used Takeya products before and have been impressed with their durability as well as the easiness of cleaning them. The coffee filter has an extremely fine mesh and it has not let through even the finest of coffee grounds. It is really easy to clean! I am really pleased with this purchase!" —LiliBelle

    Read our Tayeka cold brew maker review for more deets, and check out our picks for the best cold brew coffee makers if this one isn't for you.

    Get it from Amazon for $19.99+ (available in three colors and two sizes).

    20. A pack of Bottle Bright cleaning tablets — take care of the tough stains and persistent odors living in your travel mugs and water bottles. The best part is, there's no scrubbing involved. So you get super clean gear with minimal effort!,

    These tablets are biodegradable, chlorine-free, and environmentally safe.

    Promising review: "At work we have stainless-steel coffee pots with a plastic top that no one cleans and they are often left on for hours at a time. The bottoms got very gross and someone tried to clean them with hot water and soap, but not much happened. I bought these, added hot water and two tablets (since they are bigger than a water bottle) and let the pots sit over night. So much came off with no scrubbing! I then soaked again for about another hour with two more and almost all of the grime was gone. I did scrub just a tiny bit to get all the stains out with a brush I had and you can see the difference between the before and after! They are almost like new! I did this on two pots and we were all amazed by the results. Ordering more so that we can clean regularly since it’s so easy!" —Heather

    Get a 12-pack from Amazon for $8.

    21. A handheld mattress vacuum so you can suck up all the dust, dirt, and lint that's made a home on your bed over the past month. And its HEPA filter will get rid of 99.9% of tiny particles!

    reviewer image of a mound of dirt, dust, and hair from their mattress

    Promising review: “My friend recommended this vacuum to me. She said I'll be surprised. She was right. The first time I used it, I couldn't imagine where all the dust I found came from. I thought my bed was clean, but it was not. I should've got this vacuum earlier. It's powerful and easy to use. I strongly recommend it. Every family should have one.” —Vivian

    Get it from Amazon for $74.66.

    22. CeraVe moisturizing cream that parents laud for helping clear up their kids' eczema in addition to moisturizing their dry and sensitive skin.

    a series of images showing a baby's scalp eczema clearing up after seven days

    Promising review: "CeraVe was recommended to us by our daughter's pediatrician to help with her eczema. While she still has eczema, this cream is fantastic with keeping her skin smooth and keeping her irritation at bay. She no longer has the red bumps or splotchy red spots on her skin and rarely has flare-ups anymore! We use CeraVe every night after bath time and not only does it keep our baby's skin smooth, but it keeps Mama's hands silky smooth as well! During our first vacation, we made the decision to bring several sample lotions of different brands and we found they just were not the same. We highly recommend this baby cream!" —TheGummyMummy

    Get it from Amazon for $9.99+ (available in two sizes).

    23. A wine wand for making tannin-induced hangovers magically disappear! Purify your Malbec in minutes and say goodbye to headaches and upset stomachs.

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

    Promising review: "I will admit, I was a bit skeptical before I purchased these. My boyfriend has never been able to drink wine due to an allergy to the sulfites. He has tried several times over the years with both red wine and white wine, but after one sip, he would begin to get itchy and wheezy. I have always been a wine drinker and recently moved to San Francisco and have been thoroughly enjoying living so close to Napa and Sonoma. I decided there had to be a solution, and Amazon did not disappoint. These wands are super easy to use and we have been able to enjoy multiple bottles of wine together with no reactions! I can even tell that it aerates very well and helps bring out some of the flavors when I would compare our glasses to each other. I would definitely recommend!!" —Amanda Taylor

    Get a three-pack from Amazon for $14.99.

    24. A water-based instant carpet spot remover because all cleanups should be quick and easy! No matter the stain — pet accidents, grease, red wine, coffee, rust, food, dirt, and grime — it'll be gone in mere moments.

    Promising review: “Love love love Folex!! Super easy to use. The bottle does exactly what it says. My chairs were SUPER DIRTY from my 2.5-year-old grandson eating and feeding dogs. I couldn’t believe how easy it was and how clean they got after just one use. Mind blown!!” —Carobnty

    Get it from Amazon for $12.59.

    25. Organic vapor drops to add to bath time when it looks like there's a cold coming on causing congestion. Even babies need a bit of aromatherapy from time to time.

    reviewer's hand holding small bottle of vapor drops

    Promising review: “I got this for my two young daughters who were sick. I added this to their baths and it worked wonders! Reduced their cough and chest congestion. They slept so much better after using it.” —Shyanna K. 

    Get it from Amazon for $9.99.

    26. And if you're an adult, a eucalyptus and lavender shower pouch that'll provide sinus and congestion relief and also make your bathroom feel like a rejuvenating spa. Each eucalyptus leaf was hand cut and then sprayed with eucalyptus essential oil.

    a eucalyptus and dried lavender shower pouch hanging from a bathtub's handle valve
    Eucalyptus Blooms / Etsy

    Over in Charlotte, North Carolina, small business Eucalyptus Blooms creates home goods out of eucalyptus and lavender. So get your bundles, sachets, and bath soaks from here!

    Promising review: "I am using mine in the shower, and the first time I had it in there, it just made the shower feel so much better. I've been dealing with a cold/cough for a week or so and this helped clear me up a bit. Also, as someone who gets migraines when scents are too strong or artificial, this one did the exact opposite. It was soothing and helped me relax before bed." —KellyFBrown

    Get three pouches from Eucalyptus Blooms on Etsy for $13.59 (originally $15.99; also available in packs of five).

    27. And some microfiber cleaning cloths you can use with it for the most effective and streakless clean!

    Promising review: “I couldn't get my windows clean using Windex and newsprint and a lot of elbow grease. There were always streaks and dirt left behind. Enter these things. One quick cleaning, and I do mean quick, and my windows are now cleaner than any windows I've ever cleaned. It's simply amazing. We were all standing around in utter shock and delight before running around trying the cloths on other stuff: the TV, the picture glass. I know it sounds corny, but I couldn't wait to get up this morning, because I woke up in the middle of the night excitedly thinking about trying it on the car today.” —Xena the Warrior Mama

    Get an eight-pack from Amazon for $16.98.

    28. A plant-based glass cleaner if your tiles, windows, and screens are so covered in smudges they all look like Jackson Pollocks.

    bottle of the glass cleaner
    Public Goods

    Public Goods is a small business based in NYC working to help people make eco-friendly and sustainable shopping choices when it comes to health and home goods.

    Promising review: “Took toothpaste and hard water stains off my bathroom mirror like a champ!” —Jessica A. 

    Get it from Public Goods for $4.95.

    29. An allergy supplement to help your itchy pup stop scratching due to skin, seasonal, or environmental allergens. It's also rich with vitamins, antioxidants, and probiotics said to support digestion and immunity.

    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 them from Amazon for $26.97.

    30. A car seat buckle release tool with a soft grip so getting baby out of their seat is faster and easier. It can also be used on strollers, high chairs, and more!

    an Unbuckle Me in the palm of a model's hand with text that reads "i recommend these to everyone who has trouble or pain opening the buckles on anything"

    Promising review: “My wife has arthritis and it is very difficult for her to unbuckle our granddaughter's car seat. She saw this item on Shark Tank and said, 'Order this for me.' So I did and when it came we happened to be babysitting our granddaughter and we had to run errands. When we reached our destination my wife used the UnbuckleMe and in seconds the car seat was unlatched, whereas she would have struggled with it for minutes at a time. GREAT IDEA and GREAT PRODUCT.” —MJB 

    Get it from Amazon for $14.99 (available in five colors).

    31. A minimalist spa bidet from Tushy that'll allow you to adjust the water temperature for optimal tushy comfort and cleaning. You won't be able to go back to just regular ol' toilet paper ever again.


    Promising review: "I can't imagine not having this now. I just feel so much fresher after using it. It looks nice and is well worth the money. I would absolutely recommend it to anyone." —Sharon L

    Get it from Tushy for $119 (originally $149; available in four colors with seven knob colors).

    32. A handy duster to keep your window blinds, air conditioner blinds, and car vents dust-free. Just spray a little cleaner, and dust will be a thing of the past!

    reviewer image of a dust-covered duster

    This duster comes with five washable microfiber sleeves.

    Promising review: "We built in a new community and the construction dust is a constant battle. I've been using the Swiffer duster on my blinds, but it just didn't seem to do that great of a job. You would not believe the dust and dirt this got off my blinds! It takes a little longer to do the blinds, but they are much cleaner. I also like that I'm not adding to the landfill when I use this product." —Chris K

    Get it from Amazon for $7.99+ (available in two colors).

    33. And a natural dusting spray to pair it with to give you a gentle yet powerful way to remove dust. Plus, it's got a cinnamon orange scent that'll make you wanna dust *everything*!

    bottle of natural dusting spray
    Pardo Naturals

    Pardo Naturals is a Black woman-owned business based in Georgia that began as a way to naturally treat eczema. Their line of toxin-free beauty and home products will help you live your best (and most natural) life!

    Get it from Pardo Naturals for $8 (available in four scents).

    34. An over-cabinet hair care station to keep your dryer, straightener, and curler neat and untangled.

    Promising review: "This product did exactly what I needed it to. Before, all my items were in a drawer and the cords were a pain, but this metal basket minimizes clutter, keeps things organized and separate, and it also looks nice. It fits two of my blow dryers, a flat iron, and a curling wand. The bars are adjustable as well. Worth the buy." —Alyssa Jewell

    Get it from Amazon for $19.99 (available in six finishes).

    35. A bottle sterilizer and dryer that uses steam to safely and effectively sterilize all your bottles, pumps, and more. Know that everything you use to care for your little one is clean, and stop waiting for the things you need to air-dry!

    reviewer image of bottles inside the papablic bottle dryer and sterilizer

    Promising review: “This bottle sterilizer/dryer has been put through the paces. I have used this multiple times, every single day for almost 10 months. I have been pumping since my daughter was a few days old. So, this equipment has hundreds of parts going through it every week. At one point, I estimated going through about 100 bottle/pump parts per day. It has held up beautifully! I could not be happier with the durability and quality of the product.” —Monika

    Get it from Amazon for $79.95.

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