*Takes a permanent marker and writes “designed by a genius” in capital letters on my Dash Rapid Egg Cooker.*
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These tablets remove odor-causing residue and help get rid of lime and mineral build-up that naturally occurs inside dishwashers. The tablet is designed to last throughout the entire wash cycle, and is recommended for use about once a month. These are safe to use in stainless-steel tub and plastic tub dishwashers.
Promising review: “After using this product, I am happy to report that my $5 investment saved me over $500. I was ready to replace my dishwasher due to super cloudy glasses, residue, and just not getting clean. Then, I became aware that the water softener no longer was doing its job, so I had the rental company replace it. Dishwasher performance improved somewhat. I decided to do two more loads before deciding to purchase a new one. Then I saw a product test review for Affresh in a magazine. I was ordering some stuff from Amazon anyway, so I added that to my order. When it came, I tossed one of the tablets into the bottom of the full machine, per instructions, and ran the regular cycle. I did not expect the results I got! My glassware that I thought was permanently etched and ruined came out like new. Same with cutlery. The difference is unbelievable. I will use this faithfully on a monthly basis, as recommended. I can even put it on my subscribe and save order, so I will get a new pack every six months. I am amazed!” —Sheila
Promising review: “I bought this product because wearing a face mask makes my glasses fog, even with the metal strip to form around the bridge of my nose. It works all day with only one application, unless I have been doing a lot of activity, then I might have to re-apply. Just spray it on the clean lenses of your glasses then wipe dry with a clean dry lintless cloth, as simple as that. I was so impressed that I gave my second bottle to my team members for them to use. Delivery was fast. I highly recommend this product from this company. I would not hesitate to buy this again when I need more in the future.” —Tonya Crippen
All you have to do is put one of these babies in like you would with any other K-Cup, brew one large cycle, watch dirty water get cleaned out, throw the pod away, and then return to brewing your favs.
Promising review: “We’ve had our Keurig for a few years, and with the exception of using only filtered water and dispensing hot water every so often, we’ve never cleaned the needle or K-Cup area. I used three cleaning cups back to back and WOW our machine was dirty! I’m so happy I purchased these! I’ll be keeping up on cleaning these more often.” —Heather Garcia
We recently purchased a PhoneSoap for our house, and I have to say, it’s really great! It’s so easy to use! You just put in your phone, your keys, credit cards, cash, etc., closet the cover, and in about 10 minutes, it’s clean! It’s much easier and a lot less wasteful than having to wipe down everything with wipes. Plus, during this time of life, it gives extra peace of mind that things we touch and use regularly are sanitized after running out to do errands.
Promising review: “What a perfect gadget for getting your phone clean. After touching who knows what while commuting to work, and it being that time of year everyone around you gets sick, this comes in handy. After the first use it looked great, and then I wiped it down with the sponge that came with it. I feel so much better about using my phone now.” —Crystal Gardner
Back in June, my family made the wonderful decision to add a puppy to our family. Bailey was just shy of turning 2 months when we first brought him home, and we decided to crate train him to help prevent accidents during the day and night until he’d become house-trained. The first night home he slept like a DREAM, and we were certain we had hit the jackpot… until the second night when he cried loudly for six consecutive hours even when we’d come downstairs to try and calm him down. Thanks to advice from the internet and family friends, we quickly purchased the Snuggle Puppy kit, and it immediately helped to calm him down (picture on the left of him sleeping next to it at 2 months old). To use it, you take this little red heart beat-like ticker, turn it on, and put it inside of the toy, Velcro it shut, and it’s meant to make your pup feel as if they’re not alone inside the crate. He started sleeping through the night, was more relaxed during the day, and it made everyone in the house feel so much more relieved. It blew our expectations out of the water.
Bailey is 6 months now and no longer sleeps in his crate because he’s house-trained. He also doesn’t snuggle up to the puppy for comfort like he did when we first bought it for him, but he LOVES playing with the puppy, as well as the other toys and the blanket that come with the kit. It’s basically his new favorite chew/fetch toy (picture on the right of him, at almost 4 months old, chewing it), which obviously wasn’t the intention, but my dog is SO happy when he has his Snuggle Puppy by his side. The price tag for the kit is definitely more than we wanted to spend on something we weren’t sure would work, but I can fully attest two months later that it was the absolute best purchase we made for him! If you’re considering getting a puppy, or your sanity is running low from a new puppy who suffers from separation anxiety or won’t stop crying, I highly recommend getting this!
Get it from Amazon: the Snuggle Puppy for $39.95 (available in four colors), or the Snuggle Puppy kit for $69.99 (available in two colors).
It’s recommended to use this two to three times a week on wet hair after you use shampoo — you can use one dose on fine/medium textured hair and two to three doses on thick/curly-textured hair, plus another dose on long hair. You can also use conditioner after if you’d like. Avoid applying to the scalp, and only apply to lengths!
Promising review: “i have very thin, dry, and damaged hair due constantly dying it blonde. I’ve tried so many hair products and different types of shampoo and conditioners, and nothing seems to really help my hair. BUT this stuff literally is magic. I’ve used it three times and I haven’t seen my hair look this good (shiny, healthy, hydrated).” —Nikki Minnis
It can literally get your teeth four to eight times brighter! Each pen is good for 20 uses!
Promising review: “This the best whitening product I have used. It takes about two minutes total. Brush, floss, wipe dry, and apply. Easy! There is no tooth sensitivity, no bad taste, no light you have keep in your mouth for five minutes, and no having to keep your mouth open until it dries. Will definitely be ordering more!” —Christine Thexton
Promising review: “I had a cheap, untempered windshield which was awful in the rain. A friend of mine from college recommended Rain-X and I was shocked at the difference. I applied it with a soft rag and sat there wondering if it was even on properly. I trusted the system and then later that night took my car out for a drive; it rained while I was out and the difference was instantly noticeable. Before, when using my wipers, streaks would obscure my view so much that any lights would make driving in the rain hard. Now, the droplets don’t smear and smaller ones sometimes just roll off. It’s pretty great.” —Alison J. Gong
Promising review: “I bought these for my mom’s car and mine a while ago and these little things are great. Since I got my license I’ve hated merging or switching lanes; I never felt good or safe doing it. Since having these its been a blessing, I feel less like a scared new driver. I’m currently encouraging my sister and friends to invest in these too! These are also great for backing up, because you can see exactly how close you are to hitting the car behind, and it’s helpful when I parallel park in the city.” —Mariam Abass
Promising review: “Thank you so much for making these for me! I’m a speech therapist and it’s important for my students to see my mouth! The masks are great and fast delivery. Thank you!!!” —Kelly Dwyer
Tablets are biodegradable, chlorine-free, all-natural, and environmentally safe. They’re individually packaged, and don’t require any additional brushing or scrubbing. Good for use on stainless-steel bottles, mugs, hydration reservoirs, coolers, dishes, and hard-to-clean plastic containers and bottles.
Promising review: “I seriously can’t believe how well these little tablets work. I had the most disgusting HydroFlask coffee mug — I tried everything. A bottle brush, different kinds of soap, vinegar, EVERYTHING, and there was still a seemingly impenetrable layer of black sludge inside. I let a tablet sit in each of my mugs for an hour or two, and the black sludge rinsed out COMPLETELY, without even scrubbing. They look brand new. What a magical product. No weird smell or taste afterward, either. I liked it so much I used it on another HydroFlask I use primarily to hold my Bloody Mary mix in the fridge. I couldn’t put anything else in it because it would always taste like spicy tomato juice. Bottle Bright to the rescue! No residual smell or taste anymore. AMAZING AMAZING AMAZING.” —Amazon Customer
These are designed to work by applying pressure to the P6 acupressure point on the wrist that claims to have been proven to relieve nausea and vomiting.
Promising review: “I have bought this for the third time. Not only is it a great idea, I wear them 24 hours a day seven days a week. I suffer from extreme vertigo and having these on I have no vertigo whatsoever. They say not to wear them all the time, but I say if it works, do it!” —C51
Promising review: “I’d heard a TON of great things about the hot air brush but admittedly didn’t fully believe it until I got one for myself. I was thrilled to have a dramatically short bob until I remembered just how hard they are to style. I’m nearly useless with a round brush and hairdryer. The hot air brush combines two unwieldy tools into one light, easy-to-manage one that’s simple to use and greatly cuts down on my morning styling time. I recommend letting your hair air dry most of the way before finishing with this. Even a pass over dry hair helps get my bedhead into shape. Amazing. I have short hair and the 1-inch version is perfect.” —Rachel Dunkel, BuzzFeed Editor
This is a cord-free vacuum! It can run for up to 30 minutes when using a non-motorized tool. It requires being charged for a minimum of 3.5 hours before first use! Plus, it has a hygienic emptying bin, because we don’t think you should have to touch the yucky stuff you’re suctioning up. It can be quickly transformed into a handheld vacuum! Be sure to check out our write-up of this amazing Dyson vacuum.
Promising review: “I’m a dog-lover and my wife is not. Over the years, she has graciously agreed to have golden retriever with the big downside being the amount of shedding. The hair everywhere drives her nuts. Enter this vacuum: it has revolutionized pet ownership in our household! We have a nice canister vacuum, but it’s heavy, and it’s a hassle to get out. So, that meant we often let dog hair accumulate and didn’t vacuum every day. This vacuum is so lightweight, so simple to use, and so effective at picking up dog hair that we take it down from its handy wall mount and use it a couple times a day. My wife’s stress levels have dropped dramatically! This is a great vacuum and I highly recommend it, especially if you are constantly battling pet hair.” —Ron Watts
You can schedule up to four automated feedings a day thanks to the built-in programmable timer. You can control food portions from 2 teaspoons to 4.5 cups per feeding. You can also record a message for your pet, like words of encouragement! The main food storage compartment can hold up to 20 cups of food. This requires three D batteries, which aren’t included, but you can get some here.
Promising review: “We LOVE it. It’s worth EVERY DOLLAR. We have two cats. Now we don’t need to worry about feeding them every day or leaving the house for a couple days. Just need to set proper meals time and portions. Cats are not scared of it. They run to it when it starts. I recorded my voice, calling them to eat. Food is fresh. It is not easy to open the container, so cats CAN NOT open it. I’m sure. I recommend it to all my friends and pet lovers.” —Yuliya 🇺🇸
Promising review: “Where has this been all my life? Definitely helps with DIY nail projects. When I had no idea this polish holder existed, I tried to find creative ways to hold my polish, so that it would be in a convenient spot. However, I never found that really worked for me, or felt comfortable. This holder holds all of my nail polishes easily and is very comfortable to wear. I love that the finger holes on the bottom are not enclosed so you can just pull the holder off without ruining your paint job. Just one tip: move the holder to your pointer finger when doing your thumb.” —Amazon Customer
Promising review: “The Diaper Genie is a very controversial product, especially if you read some of the Amazon reviews. I’m here to tell you that it’s been a part of our baby’s life since his first diaper change at home. It’s not perfect but it is close. Once that diaper is slam-dunked in there, I only have to change the bag (about once a day). That’s the time-saver right there. Yes, you will get hit with the smell when you open it, but just don’t get too close. Otherwise, all odors are contained when the lid is closed. Another thing I don’t ever have to think about (other than ordering bag refills).” —John Mihaly, BuzzFeed Editor
Promising review: “Love this beaded mask chain! Arrived quickly. I get many compliments every time I wear it. Perfect for work where I have to wear a mask while for long periods of time.” —Meredith Pollack
Promising review: “I have had tension and migraine headaches for around 20 years. I have tried everything. OTC medication, prescription medication, pain injections, chiropractor etc… This topical oil has given me relief for nearly six weeks now. I have only had two to three headaches in that time, and they were mild. I ordered more already so I have some in my car and at home, and I bought some for two of my friends who suffer from chronic migraines. I would recommend this product to anyone with migraines. It is phenomenal.” —Mary D.
Promising review: “I was so excited to see the huge difference in how clean my jewelry looked. The cleaning process took less than five minutes and now it sparkles like new!” —Jackie_X
These patches contain hydrocolloid dressing with a hint of tea tree oil, calendula oil, and cica. The ingredients in this are gentle, ideal for all skin types and tones!
Promising review: “I can’t believe how much money I’ve spent on acne products over the years before I found this. Of all the products with glowing reviews, these patches have been the most effective and worth their cost. I have sensitive combo skin and deal with adult acne on a daily basis. Since my face has dry areas, I’m also more likely to pick at it (TMI, sorry). It’s terribly embarrassing to go to work with these kinds of issues day after day, so in addition to taking a prescription, I’ve been on the hunt for anything topical that would help. The first time I used one of these patches, I put it on at night. The next morning, I woke up and was kind of shocked. It actually did what it was supposed to do. You peel off the patch, and with it comes at least 90% of the nastiness that was clogging your skin. It DRASTICALLY reduces the size of the zit. I’ve also experimented with using these on cystic acne, and they work wonders for speeding up the clearing and healing process. Also, they’re comfortable to wear and stay on your face pretty well overnight!” —Greta H
You’ll receive seven silicone stretch lids ranging from sizes 2.8″ to 9.1″ diameters, plus a large bonus party bowl lid! These are free of BPA, lead, plastic, and phthalates. Plus, they’re dishwasher- and freezer-safe!
Promising review: “These lids are great! No more searching for the right lid. They’re especially helpful for my glass bowls. I’ve never had success with plastic wrap, so these feel like a miracle. I love that they’ll stretch to cover a bowl that’s too full to fit it’s lid, so finding the right container for leftovers just got a lot easier.” —Vanessa Brannan
Promising review: “After multiple containers for my brown sugar and continuously throwing my brown sugar away due to giant hard lumps, I began to wonder why our brown sugar never lumped as a child. That’s when I remembered a weird brown bear in our sugar, After a quick Google search I found this! I soaked it in water for 30 minutes and then added to my lumpy brown sugar…two days later there is not a single lump in my sugar! Yay!” —Sneezeloaf
Promising review: “These are simple shapes of die-cut black plastic that you bend and insert into boots to keep them upright. The plastic has enough springiness that they expand to the width of the boot, and also a slight ribbing on one side (the side you put facing the boots) so they don’t slip. Height is adjustable for short, medium, and tall boots!” —PK
Promising review: “I have super fine hair with lots of breakage. No matter how I put my hair up I have bad flyaways. This stuff is great! So easy and it stays better and looks smoother than stiff hair spray.” —Jill Stilfield
Features five compartments. It only requires one burner, and it’s nonstick and stain-resistant. Plus, it features double layer nonstick coating that is PFOA-free. It’s both oven- and dishwasher-safe.
Promising review: “Now that I have cooked a few meals with this pan, I can honestly say that I will no longer be needing all my other pans. It just does it all. Cooking multiple ingredients at the same time and then infusing them together to mix the flavors is something that I have never been able to do before. Keep the pan at a medium heat to always get the best cook, because foods cook differently, and you can take your time in preparing your meal. I recommend this to pretty much anyone that likes to cook and mostly to the ones that dread it!” —Dan S
This fits any standard 1.5-inch tub drain or bathroom sink drain. But, if you want to keep your hair-catching separate between your tub and sink, then treat yourself and your home to the SinkShroom!
Promising review: “This is absolutely worth every penny. Kudos to the inventor of this product. I have thick long dark hair, and after two months of moving into my own apartment, my shower drain was completely clogged with all my hair. After being disgusted at the amount of hair I had to clean out with a snake (which is NOT a fun task), I decided I needed to purchase something to prevent it from happening again. I read about this product on a BuzzFeed article, and I have no regrets. It is so satisfying to clean out, and it does not lie when it says it catches every single hair. I have had it for close to four months without once instance of my shower drain backing up. This product is absolutely worth it.” —JT
Promising review: “I have several houseplants that had stopped flowering, so I put a few of these spikes in the pot (there are directions on the back of package for quantity), and approximately a month after using these spikes, my peace lily had three flowers on it, and my African violets plants all got several blooms on them! This worked wonders for my plants that don’t flower also! I noticed that my ivy and cactus plants started growing faster, and they became more green and healthy looking. I am very happy with this product, and I will buy it again.” —Elizabeth
When I tell you that I think this is one of my all-time favorite purchases ever, I’m not EGGagerating…. but really, I’m not. I pretty much use this every single day. Let me start by saying that the pieces themselves were self-explanatory. I opened this when I was VERY hungry and therefore had no patience to read an instruction manual, and found it super quick to figure out what to do.
It can boil up to six eggs at a time. It comes with a little measuring cup with a needle at one end that you simply pierce the larger top of the egg with, place the egg on one of the six slots of the tray with the pierced side facing up, fill the measuring cup to the soft, medium, or hard line depending on your preference, pour the water through center hole, cover the cooker, plug it in, and press the button. It makes a sound in the form of a pretty cute (and TBH, kinda catchy) song when it’s ready, so you don’t have to sit and wait around. This also comes with a poacher tray and an omelet tray that are just as easy to use! I’ve been on a kick with the omelet tray lately, because it’s just a million times better than having to stand over the stove. Be sure to check out our write-up of this awesome egg cooker!
Promising review: “Very easy to use and affordable. I was able to put on my lashes in no time. I can’t believe I use to apply my lashes without this amazing tool. I place my lashes directly in the center and adjust the ends. My lashes go on in one minute less with this tool.” —CITY Beauty
It features 18-karat gold-plated heads to contour every curve on your leg. It also has a built-in LED light to make it easy-to-see and a rechargeable lithium-ion battery. BTW, this is solely for use on legs, do NOT use under your arms! PS – I’m personally a huge fan of the Finishing Touch eyebrow hair remover. I have extremely sensitive skin, and I was constantly leaving eyebrow waxing appointments with red skin, peeled skin, sometimes my eyelids would literally start bleeding. I couldn’t even keep my eyes open. It makes cleaning up my eyebrows SO easy, and legitimately pain-free. Not even an ounce of pain, no joke. And they also make a tool for general hair removal, that’s good to use in places like your upper lip!
Promising review: “LOVE IT! This is now my favorite hair remover. It’s so easy and comfortable to use, leaving my legs soft and smooth from top to bottom. There was no discomfort or irritation at all. Smoothly gliding around/over ankles, back of the knees, and blind curves. I have found using this is actually a relaxing experience.” —Jez
Promising review: “Very useful! I love that the cup is removable so if you have one of those giant Chick-fil-A ketchup cups, it can sit within the holder without the added cup, but a smaller sauce like from Wendy’s can sit inside the additional cup so it won’t fall through.” —catherine
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