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    34 Things That Are Actually Worth Buying, According To People Who Bought Them

    Don't just take *my* word for it.

    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. A rejuvenating eye cream whose all-natural and vegan ingredients absorb quickly into the skin to start the process of brightening and lifting your under-eye area. Perpetual late nights got nothing on this cream!,

    Promising review: "I'm 27 going on 28 and I have been using this eye cream for close to two years. I have some lines under my eyes (genetic) and I wanted to get a head start on facial care. I was drawn to this eye cream because it was vegan and natural. It also had rave reviews, so what could go wrong? Absolutely nothing! I have nothing but good things to say about this eye cream because it has actually worked for my under eye "wrinkles," genetic and all. As this is pretty rich and I have combination skin, I haven't tried it on my whole face and I don't really want to. However, I can see how someone with dry skin would absolutely LOVE this for their entire face. A little goes a very long way and one bottle can last up to three to four months, which is well worth the price!" —Paulina

    Get it from Amazon for $29.99.

    2. A durable shirt-folding board that'll have your shirts, pants, towels, and more neatly folded and tucked away in a matter of seconds!

    reviewer before and after images of closet shelves becoming more neatly organized with perfectly folded clothes

    Promising review: "Let me start off with this: I hate folding laundry. I absolutely hate it. I've seen this thing all over social media. I decided to try it out and OH. MY. GOSH. I freaking love it! It's super easy to use and my clothes are perfectly folded every time. As weird as it sounds, I actually look forward to folding my laundry now. I wish I had purchased this sooner! I like the design it has and I love how compact it is. After I'm finished folding my laundry, I just fold the board and tuck it away! It's lightweight and seems durable. I recommend this to everyone, even those who hate folding clothes. I was skeptical at first, but after trying it out, I am 100% satisfied with my purchase and this product! It's worth every penny!" —Kayli

    Get it from Amazon for $13.99 (available in four colors).

    3. An electric egg cooker — effortlessly prepare perfect eggs, so you don't have to worry about cracking into a hard-boiled egg and finding a runny yolk. Get ready for instant hard-boiled eggs, poached eggs, and omelets!,

    It comes with a measuring cup so you pour the perfect amount of water for the style of eggs you want.

    Promising review: "If you eat hard-boiled eggs often, this is absolutely 100% worth the money just for that. My eggs come out perfect every time. No green rings. No rubbery whites. And they're easy to peel every time. It's easy, faster than boiling water, and every egg turns out the same. It makes other kinds of eggs too, and according to the booklet you can steam veggies and other things in it, too. But OMG even if you only ever used it for hard-boiled eggs, it's worth it. I don't think I've ever given a product five stars like this before. Also, skeptics: yes, I know boiling eggs isn't hard. It's the consistent results with even less effort that's remarkable." —Crockery

    Get it from Amazon for $17.99+ (available in five colors).

    4. A ceramic incense burner shaped to create a soothingly smoky waterfall. Fill your space with delightful aromas, and let the calm wash over you.

    Promising review: "I love my new incense burner! It is mesmerizing to watch the incense smoke flowing down the waterfall design. Now, I need to find more proper backflow incense cones to use with it! Definitely worth the money!" —Deborah M. Kauffman

    Get it from Amazon for $18.89 and the additional incense cones for $9.11 (available with five scents).

    5. A compact breakfast sandwich maker for a perfectly cooked and layered sammie in under five minutes. Go the traditional route and fill your compartments with egg, ham, and cheese OR peruse their online cookbook to try something new!

    The breakfast maker with compartments for cooking and assembling eggs, ham, and English muffins

    Promising review: “I saw this on BuzzFeed and at first, I thought it was just a neat novelty item that I don't have any use for. After only hours of thinking it over, I went for it and I am so glad I did. I make egg sandwiches every morning and this has made a significant cut in time spent cooking as well as the dishes I am using. I am able to prepare, cook, and enjoy a delicious sandwich all by the time my coffee is finished brewing!! This is well worth the small price!” —Julie Clark

    Get it from Amazon for $24.99+ (available in four colors).

    6. A motion-detecting toilet light that is a must-have for anyone who is tired of stumbling over themselves when they get up in the middle of the night to pee. Choose one of 16 colors to help guide you in the dark.

    A reviewer's toilet bowl glowing green in the dark

    Promising review: "I purchased a LumiLux toilet bowl light a few weeks ago for my son who is in his twenties. I opened it, put batteries in, and planned to test it for a few days before presenting it to him., I kept it and bought a new light for him. It's great, fits tightly on the edge of the toilet. Three weeks later and I still try to sneak up on it to trip the sensor. The colors are vibrant in the bowl. It is very cool at night. So nice to be able to avoid the bathroom lights. Worth the price!" —NY Ray

    Get it from Amazon for $14.95+ (available in packs of one, two, and three).

    7. Cosrx Pimple Master Patches loaded with zit-shrinking hydrocolloid that'll help keep blemishes at bay!

    A reviewer holding too circular patches with pus inside

    Promising review: "These are great! I had three pimples when I went to bed and, as a chronic pimple popper, I covered them before I could damage my skin. When I woke up, they were GONE. This is so worth the price, and is better than any spot treatment I’ve ever tried." —McKenna Patrick

    Get it from Amazon for $13.40.

    8. A cute and spacious foldable wallet that can hold everything from your passport to your phone. Travel made easy!

    image of reviewer's seal brown foldable wallet filled with credit cards, travel socuments, and a pen

    Promising review: "I travel quite a bit for work and this wallet is great. I switch it out whenever I go on trips. It even fits my phone (without the case) in the slip portion. It’s a perfect carryall/clutch and looks great. I have received many compliments on it. Well worth the price. I’ll be buying another color soon just to have the option of switching it out." —Bad Hobbit

    Get it from Amazon for $13.99+ (available in 34 colors).

    9. A knife sharpener so you don't have to spend infinity attempting to chop one onion because your so-called "good knife" ain't up to scratch. And you can either lay its nonslip base on your countertop or place its grip on the edge of your countertop and sharpen away.

    A model using the sharpener on the edge of a counter

    Promising review: "This is worth every (small) penny and really is as good as the reviews say. Our knives were getting dull and the knife sharpening wand that came with our knife block wasn't cutting it (ha, ha, ha). We have noticed an immediate difference in chopping and prepping our veggies, cutting through meat, etc. It's such a small product with a small price tag, but it's made a big difference! It even fits right into the drawer below the knife block. Love it!" —AlwaysAmyBrand

    Get it from Amazon for $5.99+ (available in four colors).

    10. A pack of anti-slip eyeglass retainers if your glasses hurt your ears or slip-'n'-slide down your face all day long.

    A model showing the back of their glasses with a silicone grip around the arm

    Promising review: "My glasses were constantly slipping down my nose! No matter how 'tight' my temple and hinges were adjusted (often giving me pain behind my ears) they would loosen and start to slip. In desperation, I tried these! They work! I can now stand hours working on my cadavers (I teach anatomy) and do not need to push up my nose piece. I have had my glasses nearly slip off my nose during lab time, so these are a must for me. They do not put pressure behind your ears. I am ordering more today." —carla

    Get a pack of five pairs from Amazon for $6.99+ (available in three colors).

    11. A winged eyeliner stamp for the perfect cat eye. Every. Single. Time. This smudge-proof and waterproof formula will keep you looking fierce all day long.

    A reviewer showing their eye with a perfect winged eyeliner look

    Promising review: "This is definitely worth the money. It makes the wing a no-brainer and soooo much faster. The classic size is a little larger than expected and I’ll be opting for a smaller size next time, but I'm definitely keeping this around. I definitely recommend this to anyone who struggles to keep a steady hand or even anyone who needs to quickly do winged eyeliner." —Simplicity1st

    Get a set of two from Amazon for $14.97 (available in three sizes).

    12. Pink Stuff cleaning paste — no sticky saucepans, streaky stainless steel, or gunked-up glass shall prosper against you or this versatile cleaner.

    Promising review: "This stuff is the real deal and is worth it. I like that it didn't have a strong odor and it didn't use much effort at all to clean my oven. You can really see it removing the burnt-on grease after a few circular motions." —DNICEANDFAM

    Get it from Amazon for $6.87+.

    13. An ergonomically designed shampoo brush with silicone bristles that'll help soothe psoriasis, ease itchiness, and provide soothing sensations during your shower.

    image of the light green scalp massager in between reviewer's fingers

    Promising review: "I am in LOVE with this little contraption! This isn’t something you realize you need until you use it! I bought it for the massage aspect, but this thing does so much more — it stimulates your hair follicles and really gives you a deeper clean. My hair has so much more volume in the morning and I feel like all the extra oil and dandruff is gone. At first, I was worried it would tangle my hair while washing (I massage my head in circles with both shampoo and conditioner), but no tangles at all! It's definitely worth the few dollars. Buy it now!" —Lincoln Lima

    Get it from Amazon for $6.98+ (available in three colors).

    14. The Squatty Potty because potty time should be a breeze, not a squeeze.

    A step-stool-like product that fits around the front of a toilet

    Promising review: "I love Squatty Potties and like to tell everybody about them to buy one. This finally came on sale and I bought one as a gift after owning the travel one myself. They do tend to be a little bulky so if you have a small door clearance from your toilet, I would recommend the travel size instead of this one. If you have trouble with lifting your knees or want kids to use it, this wouldn't be that bad. It does take some time getting used to being able to pick your feet up that high in a sitting position but it is really worth it if you have trouble going to the bathroom." —Kelly S

    Get it from Amazon for $24.99.

    15. A five-year memory book so you can keep track of your favorite memories and accomplishments.

    The small journal

    Promising review: "I gave this as a gift to someone who I knew would like to be able to see her five years contained in a book. She also journals, though I didn't know it was something she was so committed to. She absolutely loved this gift. The books were so affordable that I ordered two in case I could find someone to give the other to. I ended up liking the concept so much that I decided to keep the second one for myself. I've written in it every day since I got it and I can already tell I'm going to find revisiting my days each year to be very insightful. The blue color and gold detailing make this a classy, simple gift. It's absolutely worth every penny and is more than just a journal. It's a gift in many senses of the word." —DDP

    Get it from Amazon for $12.16.

    16. An at-home cold-brew coffee maker to help your attention span go from zero to 100! Just pour your favorite coffee grounds into the filter, add water, and let it brew overnight.

    The compact pitcher next to a glass of iced coffee

    Promising review: "I found this on a BuzzFeed article and decided to get it as a last-minute, thoughtful but not expensive Christmas present for my husband. In all our five years together, I’m not sure I’ve ever bought him something he loved this much. We use it every single day, and we have an infant, so it’s constantly working overtime with us. It’s easy to use, and we just throw it in the dishwasher once a week or so. It's definitely worth it, and I’ve recommended it to all my coffee-loving friends. I will buy 10 more if something ever happens to it." —K J

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

    17. A pack of sponge hair rollers for a heat-free alternative to getting beautifully loose curls.

    Promising reviews: "I love this! They work really nicely with long hair, and are very comfortable to sleep in. The only tip I suggest is to twist the ends to hold the rollers in place so that your hair doesn't unravel. I tried this with my hair dry and in the morning, got amazing curls!" —NINJA

    "These are, of course, comfortable. I sectioned my hair, spritzed with leave-in conditioner and a polisher, braided each section, and then rolled in the direction I was going to style it. To secure the roller, I bent the sides in opposite directions of each other as the pic shows. I then tied my hair up and styled the next day." —Kitta C

    Get a set of 30 from Amazon for $10.99 (available in packs of 20 and 40 and in five color combinations).

    18. But if you're in a rush, the Bed Head Wave Artist can give you loose, beachy waves in minutes!

    Promising review: "I have the longest, thickest black hair and I can never curl or do anything other than making it straight because of my hair's weight. With this tool, I got the most gorgeous waves. It was easy to use and took maybe half an hour to do. With a little hair spray on every section I did, my waves lasted all night and even a bit the day after. This is totally worth the money and a good product!" —nazila t. ekbatani

    Get it from Amazon for $29.99 (available in two colors).

    19. A luxurious spa bidet from Tushy whose adjustable water temperature and pressure means you can create the optimal experience for you. Believe me, you won't be able to go back to just regular ol' toilet paper ever again.

    Tushy / Via, Tushy

    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 three colors with five knob colors).

    20. The Poppy Manicure Tool — get that salon finish without *actually* going to a salon!

    Model holds Olive and June The Poppy Manicure Tool while painting nails with pink polish
    Olive & June

    Promising review: "This product took a bit to figure out how to attach different-size nail polish bottles but once I got the hang of it, it helped me with my nondominant hand significantly! Definitely a worthwhile investment if you don't go the salon. Makes the salon experience at home so much more enjoyable :)" —Olive and June Customer

    Get it from Olive and June or Target for $16.

    21. Bottle-cleaning tablets that'll 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!

    Check out our closer look at these Bottle Bright tablets!

    Promising review: "Does exactly what it says it does! Very easy to use (fill with water, pop one tablet in, leave for a while, return and rinse) and cheap enough to keep me buying them when I need them! I could just use hot water and vinegar in my bottles, but that would require more scrubbing and then more rinsing to remove the vinegar smell. These tablets require no scrubbing afterward and have no smell, so it's worth using them instead." —Fiery Sprite

    Get a pack of 12 from Amazon for $8.

    22. A pack of oil-absorbing tissues your T-zone will be eternally grateful for. And because they're made with organic bamboo charcoal, they'll be gentle on your skin. Sweat and oil will *not* be ruining your epic glam looks this spring.

    Check out our Pleasing Care oil-blotting sheets review for more deets!

    Promising review: "I've had oily skin my whole life and have used countless types of oil-blotting sheets because they're lifesavers. THESE ARE AMAZING. Great deal, big sheets, and they pull out one at a time so easily. I used to use Clean & Clear sheets or knockoffs of the same thing but I'll never go back. Give these a try; they are completely worth it. They work well and are easy to use. No negative things to say at all." —Kelsey

    Get a pack of 100 from Amazon for $6.95 (available in three multipacks and two scents).

    23. O'Keeffe's Working Hands Cream for anyone suffering from dry, cracked, and sensitive skin. It restores moisture and promotes healing, so you can go back to living.

    Promising review: "I've developed eczema on my hands over the last few years, and my fingers get terribly, painfully cracked all year long, especially in the colder months. My fingers and knuckles will be covered in cracks. This is THE only thing that gives me any relief. It stings a good bit when you put it over open sores, which, if you're like, me is inevitable, and feels a little weird, but the result is worth the pain. You'll notice a difference after just a couple of uses. Promise. It helps cracked heels, too." —Kathleen Dunlop

    Get it from Amazon for $7.99+ (available in packs of up to 12).

    24. A single-blade razor to provide a super-close shave without irritation. No need to apply pressure or worry about razor burn with this rose-gold beauty.

    Model holds rose gold razor against armpit while shaving
    Oui the People

    Oui the People is a Black-owned business working to make shaving a better experience for all. If you're not into nicks or irritation, you'll want to try their razors and skincare products.

    Promising review: "I was pretty nervous getting this razor having never ever used anything like this before, but I swear it is easier to learn how to use compared to a multiblade razor. I used to hate shaving because I would pretty consistently cut myself, and would only shave a couple times a month. However with the safety razor I have shaved my legs twice in the same week without incident! I would 100% recommend for anyone who wants a better, closer shave with the added benefit of minimal waste!" —Oui the People Customer

    Get it from Oui the People for $75. (Each razor is currently made-to-order and may take about 8–10 weeks to arrive.)

    25. A bottle of dandruff shampoo formulated with ketoconazole to relieve and control flaking, scaling, and itching caused by dandruff. Clean and clear scalps for all!

    A before and after showing less dandruff after using the product

    Promising review: "MIRACLE PRODUCT! If you have a flaky scalp from dandruff, BUY THIS. I was about to go to the dermatologist if this stuff didn’t work. Thank goodness I saved myself hundreds of dollars by giving this product a shot. I used it four of five times (over a month) and it cleared my scalp almost completely. One more use and my scalp will be 120% healed! This stuff blew my mind. Totally worth it." —chris

    Get it from Amazon for $14.84.

    26. A set of three brush attachments for your drill that will give you the powerful and deep cleaning you've dreaming of without scratching any of your surfaces!

    A reviewer showing half of a grimey shower door and the other half looking clean

    Promising review: "I was definitely skeptical of this purchase. I read multiple reviews (good and bad) and watched several YouTube demos (some successful, some not so much). Let me tell you, this was worth EVERY SINGLE PENNY! We moved into a house that had 13 years' worth of hard-water stains on our glass shower. For the last three years, I’ve tried every technique recommended and every product both natural and commercial-grade. I don’t mind a little elbow grease, but nothing touched the stains until I used this brush. You’ll need a micro-abrasive scrub and to work in small sections, but I was truly amazed this worked and so efficiently." —Julie

    Get it from Amazon for $14.95+ (available in six colors).

    27. A compact white-noise machine — one of this machine's 20 sound options are sure to lullaby you to sleep.

    A reviewer showing the machine which is about the same height as a pocket lighter

    Promising review: "This is a great product! The sound quality is excellent and it feels like a quality product. There is plenty of flexibility to create any type of white noise you could imagine. There are optional soothing sounds, but I don't use those sound options. I got this for our baby's bedroom and it does the job perfectly to provide a subtle background white noise. We have tried several different noise machines, but I much prefer this one. This is a bit on the pricey side for a white noise machine, but take it from someone that has spent upward of $200 on various versions, this is the one that is really worth the price!" —Tyron

    Get it from Amazon for $46.96 (available in two styles and two colors).

    28. A time-marked, one-gallon water bottle because you've been ending each day with a dehydration-induced headache and you don't have to live like that.

    A reviewer showing the large water bottle time stamped with motivational phrases in pink

    Promising review: "I was challenged to buy a one-gallon water jug and use it with two other people. I am the only one still using it daily. As a result of increasing my water intake, my skin is softer, and my energy is better. I drank four coffees a day, but now the coffees are gone, replaced by the water. This changed my life and I will continue to use my water jug. I think everyone believes they drink enough water a day but using a measuring system puts it into perspective how little water we actually drink every day as opposed to coffee, soda, or sports drinks. This is worth trying especially with other people to motivate you." —Rachel Gaspar

    Get it from Amazon for $11.96+ (available in 21 colors).

    29. A minky weighted blanket made using recycled plastic bottles that still manages to be super soft and snuggly. You'll want to live under this warm and relaxing blankie forever!

    a model snuggles up under the blue weighted minky blanket
    Comma Home

    Comma Home is an eco-friendly small biz on Long Island that wants everyone to enjoy guilt-free rest. Upgrade your bedsheets, throws, and blankets with goods from Comma Home because besides being making high-quality products, they also donate 10% of their sales to local organizations that help their houseless communities.

    Promising review: "I ordered this for my girlfriend because she has trouble sleeping and with anxiety. She's used it every night since she got it, and it seems like she's sleeping a lot better. Well worth it!" —Jamal

    Get it from Comma Home for $119+ (available in two weights and two colors).

    30. An airplane footrest if you need your legs to be slightly elevated to feel any level of comfort while you fly from Point A to Point B. Just hang it from the tray table arms and get cozy!

    A reviewer showing a foot hammock hanging from the front seat

    Promising review: "Purchased two of these for me and my b/f before a flight to Maui. I always bring a carry-on bag as a footrest to alleviate knee pain during hauls. This is easy to use and adjustable, which kept my legs from being stuck in one position the entire flight. The product is small and nonobtrusive, which allows adjacent seatmates to enter and exit the row without pause. The memory foam pad is awesomely plush yet still compact to travel. I have traveled to Africa, England, and France this year and I regret not having this product for those long hauls. I promise you I will never travel without it again! It is worth every dollar. Buy one! Gift one!" —Mr Miners Mom

    Get it from Amazon for $17.99 (available in three colors).

    31. A dish squeegee and brush to help you keep kitchen sink and countertop gunk-free. And its handle allows it to hang from your sink or countertop's edge, so you won't lose this epically useful tool.


    Promising review: "So far, this squeegee has held up well. My husband loves to use it and now uses WAY fewer tissues to wipe up water on the counter from sink splashes. I was skeptical about the efficiency and if it was worth paying for, but yep, I have saved at least one roll of paper towels already." —SKD Row

    Get it from Amazon for $9.

    32. A ~hot~ variety pack with a bottle of hot sauce, an all-purpose spice, and a mustard BBQ sauce so you're ready for whatever the grill throws at you this summer.

    reviewer image of the lillie's of charleston variety pack

    Lillie's of Charleston is a Black family–owned small business based in South Carolina honoring passed-down recipes and Southern cooking traditions.

    Promising review: "I like to make my own rubs and sauces and West Coast flavors are different but I must say that this stuff is delicious! The rub goes great on a steaks and the mustard sauce is great with chicken. All three products are well worth the money." —Caleb Villeda

    Get it from Lillie's of Charleston on Amazon for $28.98.

    33. A set of packing cubes because you shouldn't have to have someone stand on your suitcase while you use all of your might to zip it up. These will help you keep your clothes organized and un-squished.

    A reviewer showing one extra small cube, two medium cubes, and two large cubes

    Promising review: "These are seriously lifesavers! When traveling, I always have tons of clothes, plus lots of odds and ends that don't really fit in anywhere. These cubes saved the day. I reserved the two larger ones for clothes. They fit a pair of jeans, 14+ shirts, underwear and bras, pajamas, a light sweatshirt, and a sweater without an issue. They kept everything organized and secure. I didn't worry about anything falling about or getting lost. Plus, they kept everything tidy. The smaller ones were great for small odds and ends, like phone chargers, snacks, pens, bottles of medications, and more. I don't know how I ever packed before these! Worth every penny!" —Jessica McKelden Cave

    Get a pack of five cubes from Amazon for $29.99 (available in eight colors).

    34. A luxe and comfy white linen sheet set, stonewashed for a buttery-soft feel.

    the white linen sheet set folded on top of a bed dressed with the white linen sheet set

    MagicLinen is a family-run small business based in Lithuania making beautiful and functional linen products for your home.

    Promising review: "We are no loner sweating profusely every night. These sheets are soft and so cool, yet keep me a warm at night. They are well made and I’ve LOVED sleeping in them every night. Worth the investment." —Mariam M

    Get it from MagicLinen starting at $232 (available in sizes twin-Cal king).

    The reviews in this post have been edited for length and clarity.