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    23 Genius Problem-Solving Products That People Say Actually Work

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    1. Sorry, but how have I lived for so long without these silicone oven rack shields? They'll prevent you from accidentally burning your arm on the rack above the dish you're handling.

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    Simply place them over the edge of your oven racks and you're done! They can withstand temperatures of up to 240°C, and they're completely dishwasher-safe too (BRB, just ordering these immediately).

    Rating: 4.4-star average rating from 71 reviews.

    Price: £4.59 for two.

    2. Some reviewers swear by this cold-pressed castor oil to thicken and enhance their hair, lashes, and brows. You can use it to hydrate your face too!

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    It's naturally high in nourishing omega 6 fatty acids, which help to repair and strengthen your hair. It also contains pore-cleansing ricinoleic acid! You can apply this stuff with a spoolie for longer, thicker brows and lashes – customers say it's totally transformed their thin tresses too.

    Rating: 4.6-star average rating from 1,125 reviews.

    Price: £3.50.

    3. This over-the-sink draining board rolls up for easy storage when it's not in use.

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    It'll allow you to scrub veg and drain your dishes without leaving a watery mess behind on your draining board, and it'll save you some serious space too! Just place it over your sink to ensure water runs down your drains rather than onto your kitchen surfaces. It's made from rust-resistant stainless steel and flexible silicone, which customers say is really easy to keep clean.

    Rating: 4.3-star average rating from 213 reviews.

    Price: £9.49.

    4. This sofa saver will make your cushions way less likely to sag over time.

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    The boards inside this protector will provide a solid surface for your cushions to rest on, which means they won't be able to sink into the unsupportive sofa base.

    Rating: 4.1-star average rating from 583 reviews.

    Price: £13.99 for a two-seater sofa size.

    5. There's something so grossly satisfying about this blackhead remover kit.

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    The set includes six differently-sized needles, loops, and tweezers. They're all made from durable and easy-to-clean stainless steel, and they come in a handy (and hygienic) case!

    Rating: 4.4-star average rating from 5,326 reviews.

    Price: £5.77.

    6. And this acne scar removal cream has really wowed reviewers.

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    Its ginseng-infused formula promises to reduce the appearance of inflammation, redness, and irritation by decongesting your pores and balancing your sebum levels. Some people have noticed a visible difference after using this product nightly for about a week!

    Rating: 4.2-star average rating from 422 reviews.

    Price: £14.99.

    7. If you own a car, you'll probably be glad you found this digital tyre pressure gauge.

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    Its nozzle doubles up as a torch, which is perfect for those increasingly dark commutes. Just attach it to your tyre's valve stem and choose from one of four units of measurement – PSI, Bar, gf/cm², and KPA. The results will show up on its backlit display immediately!

    Rating: 4.4-star average rating from 15,334 reviews.

    Price: £6.99.

    8. This Keratin Bomb nail repair serum has helped some customers to strengthen and grow out their talons.

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    If you have weak and brittle nails (which, same), you've probably been looking for a product like this for ages. Its nourishing formula is designed to penetrate your nails, strengthening them from within! Apply a fine layer every two to three days for some impressive results.

    Rating: 4.3-star average rating from 407 reviews.

    Price: £5.34.

    9. This extra-strength stain remover will get rid of tough stains (such as red wine, chocolate, and coffee) from your soft furnishings.

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    It works on a whole range of different textiles, from your sofa cushions, to your carpet, and your car seats. Simply spray it onto the affected surface, wait for a few minutes, and then wipe it away to reveal a clean surface underneath. People say it's removed the stains that they thought were beyond help!

    Rating: 4.2-star average rating from 691 reviews.

    Price: £8.39.

    10. This drawer liner will make cleaning out your cupboard way easier, and their non-slip material will keep your stuff in place too!

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    You won't have to spend ages trying to get the dust and stains out from your drawers or cupboard shelves with this – just remove it when it's getting a bit grubby before washing it in the sink. You can cut this sheet to size, so it'll fit your storage units ~precisely~!

    Rating: 4.6-star average rating from 1,116 reviews.

    Price: £6.99 for a 30cm x 1.5m sheet.

    11. Folks have been seriously impressed by this nude palette from Revolution. It'll basically cover all your eyeshadow needs in a single compact!

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    It contains a mixture of shimmery shades and everyday matte hues! It's perfect for both casual wear and more glam ~looks~ – reviewers say the colour payoff is amazing, and they love how smoothly the colours go onto their skin.

    Rating: 4.6-star average rating from 2,325 reviews.

    Price: £9.99.

    12. If the reviews are anything to go by, it looks like this anti-dryness shampoo really will get rid of those annoying flakes from your scalp.

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    Its formula contains exfoliating salicylic acid, antibacterial zinc, hydrating argan oil, hair-strengthening castor oil, and so many more nourishing ingredients. Reviewers say it's helped to reduce itchiness and flaking after just a couple of uses!

    Rating: 4.4-star average rating from 402 reviews.

    Price: £4.98.

    13. Keep your windscreen fog-free by nabbing this reusable car dehumidifier.

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    It'll draw the excess moisture out of your car's air, helping to decrease condensation. When it's full, the spot on its side will change colour – after that, you can microwave it for six minutes before it's good to go again!

    Rating: 4.1-star average rating from 5,916 reviews.

    Price: £6.99.

    14. And while we're on the topic, this water-repelling solution will help to keep your windscreen clear while you're driving in the rain!

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    Apply the solution straight onto your windshield, allow it to dry, and then buff the surface with a cloth.

    Rating: 4.4-star average rating from 2,252 reviews.

    Price: £3.00.

    15. This niacinamide serum from The Ordinary is a cult-status product for a reason. It'll help to decongest your pores!

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    One of the great things about niacinamide is that it mixes really well with other active ingredients (it helps to absorb moisturiser brilliantly). It works as a brightener, a smoothing agent, and an anti-ageing serum!

    Rating: 4.4-star average rating from 3,923 reviews.

    Price: £12.99.

    16. This 4kg weighted blanket might just help you to sleep more soundly.

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    It'll distribute a gentle pressure evenly all over your body, which some people find incredibly soothing (it's me, I'm 'some people'). The blanket comes in a reusable carry case too, so you can bring it with you wherever you need to!

    Rating: 4.7-star average rating from 846 reviews.

    Price: £18.99.

    17. Detergent can be really expensive, so it's a good thing this eco-friendly laundry egg is so highly-rated. It'll last you for up to 210 washes!

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    Pop it in the drum of your washing machine with your clothes and the beads inside will create a fresh-smelling lather as they circulate. I've used it myself and am now obsessed – it removes stains and odours just as well as regular detergent does!

    Rating: 4.3-star average rating from 6,166 reviews.

    Price: £13.29.

    18. You'll always have a place to store your tea towels thanks to this over-the-door holder.

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    It couldn't be easier to install – pop it over your cupboard door, close it, and you're done!

    Rating: 4.6-star average rating from 845 reviews.

    Price: £5.99.

    19. These hydrocolloid patches are perfect for those annoying breakouts, because they conceal AND heal your spots at the same time.

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    Apply one on top of a spot and it'll begin drawing the excess moisture and gunk out from your skin, helping to dry the pimple out and eventually eradicate it. Customers are seriously impressed by how effective these are!

    Rating: 4.2-star average rating from 3,470 reviews.

    Price: £5.99 for 24 patches.

    20. These foot peel masks have some disgustingly satisfying before-and-after pictures.

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    They fit over your feet like socks, and once they're on there the masks will loosen (and eventually remove) dead skin cells. They've earned some rave reviews from people who say they've gotten rid of their cracked heels and calluses!

    Rating: 4.4-star average rating from 3,765 reviews.

    Price: £9.99 for two pairs.

    21. And this genius razor comb will remove your split ends in just a couple of strokes!

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    Its handy safety shields will protect your skin from nicks! Simply run it over the ends of your hair to trim those annoying split ends – reviewers say it's incredibly easy to use and has helped to tide them over between haircuts.

    Rating: 4.3-star average rating from 1,540 reviews.

    Price: £6.99.

    22. This clever mat can be used to protect your sink or draining board, so you won't have to spend as much time wiping them down after washing up.

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    It's got a non-slip base, and the gaps in its pebble design let water run off from your dishes and cutlery while they're in the sink (so you can keep your draining board sparkling). Wipe this mat with a damp cloth whenever it gets grubby!

    Rating: 4.3-star average rating from 851 reviews.

    Price: £5.99.

    23. Want to remove your makeup effectively without the waste? These washable rounds are great at their job AND good for the planet!

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    They come with a reusable wash bag that means they won't get lost in your washing machine. The rounds themselves are made with 100% cotton, and reviewers say they're soft and absorbent! Plus, the pack of 15 means you'll always have some rounds to hand while others are in the wash.

    Rating: 4.6-star average rating from 1,846 reviews.

    Price: £6.99 for 15.

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