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    Your Travel Mug Is Probably So Gross; Clean It With These No-Scrub Tablets

    Bottle Bright tablets are here to rescue the grossest containers in your house.

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    Have you ever left a travel mug or stainless steel water bottle for TOO long, only to look inside and go:

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    ME TOO!

    But don't worry — we've got JUST the thing to banish those stains, odors, and who-the-heck-knows-what growing inside your travel mugs and bottles. With NO SCRUBBING REQUIRED! They're called Bottle Bright tablets ($8 on Amazon), and you'll fall in love with them.

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    How do these fizzy wonders work? Well they dissolve in water, and the bubbles they release POWER THROUGH stains, gunk, grime, and odors — even in the hardest-to-reach areas bottle brushes can't reach.

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    ^you can already see the gross residue the bubbles are BLASTING AWAY in the middle^

    Just fill the bottle with warm (or hot) water, and drop in one tablet. Let it hang out for at least 15 minutes — if it's REALLY gnarly, leave overnight — then empty and rinse. You're good to go!

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    These bbs have over 1,000 positive reviews, with 947 clocking in at five stars.

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    Let's take a look at a couple, shall we?

    "I seriously can't believe how well these little tablets work. I had the most disgusting HydroFlask coffee mug — I tried everything. Bottle brush, different kinds of soap, vinegar, EVERYTHING, and there was still a seemingly impenetrable layer of black sludge inside. It grossed me out so much that I bought ANOTHER HydroFlask to replace it. Now eventually they both got black inside, so I tried these little magic tablets. 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

    "I don't write reviews often, but I wanted to for Bottle Bright. One of my favorite S'well Bottles was left with some left over water/emergency and I forgot to wash it out. It grew mold and was super gross. I tried a multitude of cleaning products to get rid of it — vinegar, brushes, - NO DICE. Then, I used this product thinking why not give it a shot, and sure enough! As my husband said, what sorcery is this!?!? It was amazing. Now my bottle is back in action :) Thank you!!" —Penny Burke

    But I know you're here for the before & after photos, so I'll cut to the chase.

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    Promising review: I'm not usually one to write reviews, but these cleaning tablets made my jaw drop. I have a metal Yeti mug that was stained from months of using it for tea. I have tried scrubbing it with dawn and leaving that to sit and nothing would get rid of the stains. I bought these after seeing it on BuzzFeed thinking might as well give it a shot. I put boiling water in the mug, popped in the tablet; it foamed like a volcano and let it sit for half an hour. As the picture shows, my mug now looks brand new. NO stains and I did ZERO scrubbing. My jaw dropped seeing how clean the mug was after pouring out the liquid. Best money spent on a cleaning product ever." —Alex

    Look at that dried-on coffee residue — NO MORE!

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    Promising review: "I am amazed that this worked! My favorite stainless coffee cup was stained so badly. I tried everything I could think of before trying Bottle Bright. After filling my cup with hot water, I added two tablet with began bubbling and created a beautiful white foam. I let it soak for two hours. When I returned, the white foam had turned to a nasty brown foam, which I abruptly poured out. Imagine my delight when I discovered the inside was clean. The remaining residue washed away with additional hot water. I am thrilled to have my favorite cup clean again!" —Anonymous

    I'm upset, but I'm also impressed.

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    Promising review: "I only have one travel mug and I use it every single day for my tea. I have tried scrubbing and soaking, washing in the dishwasher and other cleaning products and nothing worked. I was sure I was either going to have to replace my trusty mug or get sick from whatever the buildup was growing down in inside there. All I can say is WOW! I used the hot water and sit overnight method. In the morning it just took a quick rinse and very light scrub and poof. Thank you so much Bottle Bright." —Jennifer Ross

    Reviewers have used them on pans and sheet pans too!!

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    "Holy crap. I’ve scrubbed this baking sheet for hours. No change. 30 minutes and it came off without any elbow grease. Win!" —Cassandra Lea

    "I love the Bottle Bright tablets for bottles, obviously. Recently I had two stainless steel non-stick pans with burnt-on messes that nothing could get off. My husband tried soaking, dishwasher cycles (repeated). scouring pads, steel wool, scrapers... nothing was working. He was ready to throw the pans out. I thought of the Bottle Brights and tried one, leaving it to sit for about an hour with water that started at lukewarm. Both pans came out instantly clean with the use of a plastic scraper. I'm going to keep these around for more than just bottles. Try it yourself!" —Stephanie

    You can use them on coffee pots! vases! Hydro Flasks! plastic water bottles! anything you really *do not* feel like (or just plain ole can't) scrub.

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    Promising review: "First, I never write reviews, but these worked so well I had to! I had tried cleaning our coffee carafe dozens of times, soaking it overnight, soap, vinegar, baking soda scrubs. Nothing worked and even after scrubbing the carafe not only was the brown residue still there, it still smelled like burnt coffee too. I let two tablets sit in the carafe over night after filling it with hot water. I was a little disappointed in the morning when I peaked inside hoping to find a layer of coffee ‘sludge’ sitting in the bottom with silver clean sidewalls. I thought it didn’t work. Then I rinsed the carafe out and all that dark brown grime slid right off and down the drain. No scrubbing necessary! This was two years' worth of buildup! I am amazed and now I almost can’t wait for the residue to build up again so I can use these tabs again." —Amazon Customer

    And they're biodegradable and environmentally safe — no chlorine involved. And no gross aftertaste!

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    And lol: 22 reviews on Amazon are from customers who bought these bbs after seeing them in a BuzzFeed article — and they are SO HAPPY THEY DID, they left five-star reviews.

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    "Saw this on BuzzFeed, had to give it a try. Used it on our stainless steel coffee carafe that I have been trying to get clean for two years. (It goes with our coffee maker. We use it every day.) The coffee stains inside just would not come out, no matter how much vinegar, dish detergent or scrubbing I did. Until today!! Hot water and tablet in, let it sit for three hours, and UNBELIEVABLE. Where has this Bottle Bright been all my life?? I can’t wait to use it on all my travel coffee mugs. Can you please make tablets for all my cleaning needs?! This was about the easiest thing I have ever done. Love it. Highly recommend!" — Sunshine

    "I used these to clean my Yeti coffee tumbler which I use everyday. The bottom was beginning to get stained from coffee so I saw these on BuzzFeed, read all the reviews and figured I'd give it a shot. My tumbler wasn't disgusting or even dark brown by any means, but I knew there was some staining beginning to happen. I put one of the tablets in for 30 minutes in warm water to soak and OMG; the stuff that came out of the tumbler was at the same time disgusting and amazing. I was so shocked with how well it cleaned out my tumbler. I've been telling everyone who owns a water bottle or coffee tumbler/mug to use these because THEY WORK. Absolutely worth the price and you'll be shocked and amazed at how much it will soak out." —Smoore

    You'll be glad we told you about 'em too. Get a pack of 12 tablets from Amazon for $8 (also available in a 36-pack for $22).

    You can picture every bubble working as hard as this:

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