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    35 Products With Before-And-After Photos So Good, They Might Make You Think I'm Just Really Good At Photoshop

    A tongue scraper, pet hair brush, protein treatment, and 32 other products with before and after photos that are seriously impressive.

    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 bottle of nail and cuticle care oil that'll strengthen your nails and bring them back to life if getting another broken nail from all those gel manis will be the final nail... in your coffin.

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    Promising review: "I had peeling, weak nails for years. Tried everything. I bought this in February. This size bottle lasted a bit more than a month religiously applying it two to three times a day. I was really seeing great improvement so I bought another bottle in late March. By May, all the peeling had grown out and my nails were getting stronger every day. I then bought the big four-ounce refill bottle because I never want to run out of it again! Cannot recommend this stuff enough!" —Diana

    Get it from Amazon for $8.50.

    2. An electric pressure washer so you no longer have to be awash in grief over a dull and dreary patio or fence. With this, patio furniture and other backyard basics can look brand new. In fact, it's just a spray away!

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    This'll work on outdoor cushions, wood decks, house siding, and plenty of other places. You can even fill it with detergent to wash your car!

    Promising review: "I love this washer. It competes with my 2200 PSI gas-powered pressure washer, which in fact I sold to keep this. But doesn't have the noisy gas engine or the heavy weight. Easy to move around lightweight and has great power. Very quiet. I love all the attachments and the different stream types. The soap dispenser works well. I'm cleaning everything, my deck, my house, the garage doors, the concrete slab. It takes off all the dirt and mold from the old concrete stairs and sidewalk." —Tim S.

    Get it from Amazon for $147.49.

    3. A pet hair brush, because there's no good way to continue ~brushing off~ the need to remove pet fur from your furniture... unless you want your clothes, blankets, and guests covered in it as well.

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    Promising review: "This thing is amazing! It even got hair off of the carpet that our vacuum cleaner couldn't get. The trap has brushes facing the opposite direction inside that grab the hair and keep it maintained in the trap. It is easy to clean and well worth the money! It is so much more effective than any lint roller I've ever purchased, and I was even able to get her fur off of my jeans. Get this thing!" —K. Patao

    Get it on Amazon for $24.95.

    4. A tongue scraper for people who know the importance of full dental hygiene. This scraper easily scraps away bacteria and buildup from your tongue, keeping your breath fresh and your mouth clean. Some reviewers say that, unlike a toothbrush, this even cleans without activating your gag reflex.

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    Promising review: "Unfortunately I, like many, suffer from bad breath and have tried so many things to stop it. I read that sometimes it's the germs on your tongue that can cause it, so I went crazy trying to brush my tongue. Of course we all know how that ends — gagging, watery eyes, and it still looks like that gross film is on your tongue. I finally decided that maybe it was time to get a tongue cleaner and it had to be a stainless steel one because they are easier to clean and sterilize. This product is really easy to use and I can get very far back on my tongue without activating my gag reflex. Also, it doesn't have the feeling like brushing with a toothbrush does. This cleaner just glides across my tongue, taking all the icky germs and bad breath with it. I love my nice new fresh breath and bolster of confidence!" —jordanlauren

    Get it from Amazon for $6.47.

    5. A rust-removing gel spray that'll make cleaning so easy you'll wish you could use this on the ~rust~ of your chores too.

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    Promising review: "The photos speak for themselves. When we bought our home there was no water softener and years of iron build up. We tried so many things on our shower. Nothing worked. We were convinced we’d be stuck until we renovated the bathroom. But this worked wonders. I still can’t believe it. We had to let it sit for about an hour, then it dissolved and wiped right off. Definitely use in a ventilated area if possible." —M. Gilardi

    Get it from Amazon for $7.19.

    6. A wart removing gel you can use when you're tired of being a literal worry wart.

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    Promising review: "I NEVER write reviews, but this stuff is a miracle so I had to. Stop debating which wart removal product you want to buy and get this NOW. I've tried everything, including having my warts frozen off at the doctor, and not even that did the trick. This stuff did. My warts were extremely large and stubborn, but I was persistent with the gel every day for about six weeks, and they're almost gone. It's absolutely amazing." —Maria Efting

    Get it from Amazon for $13.91.

    7. A can of oven cleaner that'll eat up baked-in stains even faster than your roommates eat the treats you bake in it. Remember that time you tried to bake cookies on a cooling rack? Me neither.

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    Promising review: "I'm a little embarrassed to write this review; it's been six years since my last oven cleaning. After seeing the results, I couldn't help but spread the word. Sure, it took some beer, a little John Mayer, and a lot of elbow grease, but I got the job done, thanks to this handy little product. It did require two treatments; however, given the circumstances, this product accomplished quite a feat in just an hour." —William

    Get it from Amazon for $5.67.

    8. A pack of pimple stickers that, unlike other patches, are made with soothing tea tree and calendula oil that's gonna soak up the gunk under your skin while you go live your life. Or better yet, take a nap.

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    Promising review: "I’ve tried so many brands of pimple spots, and these are hands-down the best on the market. I’m a performer at Walt Disney World, and a clear complexion is required. Last night, I put these on a few acne problems (a small cyst, a whitehead, and a pimple I shouldn’t have picked and has been a bump for about three weeks now). I just woke up and am writing this review in disbelief. THEY'RE FLAT! Gone! All of them! I could cry I’m so happy. The packaging is also ideal because it allows you to conveniently and easily peel the stickers off without stretching them out or folding them back on themselves. Do yourself and your complexion a huge favor! Have these on hand for a stubborn zit when you really need help. Make sure you apply them to completely clean and dry skin." —Caitlyn

    Get a 40-pack from Amazon for $8.08.

    9. A headlight restoration kit so you can hit the road... with your high beams. There's no need to spend money on expensive replacements when you can just give them a good scrub!

    amazon.com

    The kit is a ~bright~ idea if I do say so myself. And by the way, it includes sanding discs, polishing pad, rubbing compound, and a foam pad.

    Promising review: "I rarely issue 5 stars but this product deserves it. You get step-by-step colored picture instructions, and all the necessary sandpaper, plus more than enough compound you will actually use. Prepare to spend like 30 min. on each lens. It's not difficult at all, the product works and does what it says. I immediately saw a huge difference on the look of the lights in the day and big improvement on the night, much brighter for sure. It’s like I purchased new headlights, so yes I would definitely recommend this product." —Amazon Customer

    Get it from Amazon for $14.65.

    10. A scar cream sure to soothe the awful scrapes and cuts on the daredevil in your life who refuses to cut it out with the dangerous activities.

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    Promising review: "I used an acne spot treatment that left me with a bad burn on my face. After it began healing, I was left with a fairly dark scar. After two weeks of using Mederma, the scar had already improved so much! After about eight and a half weeks, you couldn't even see where the original scar was anymore. —Jordan B.

    Get it from Amazon for $15.64.

    11. A bottle of wood polish for safely spiffing up old surfaces you ~wood~ otherwise find dull and dreary.

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    Promising review: "This stuff is absolutely AMAZING. My wife and I were getting tired of looking at our worn out cabinets and wood paneling and were very close to paying a professional thousands of dollars to refinish it all, but then we came across this product. Our paneling and cabinets were looking rough. We have two dogs that jumped up and scratched places, we also had an area that was damaged by water spots where our dog bowls were, and several other areas that were just worn from heavy traffic. This stuff was like a magic eraser for water spots, scratches, scuffs, and any other blemish. Everything looks brand new. I'm buying a couple more so we can finish our cabinets and wood paneling. We're so glad we found this product." —Kris

    Get it from Amazon for $8.48.

    12. A terrific toenail brace that'll flatten out your nail to prevent it from jabbing into your skin. Your ingrown toenails are about to be de-feet-ed.

    amazon.com

    The kit comes with ten toenail braces and the materials needed to apply it. You should start seeing results within three days.

    Promising review: "I never realized how curved my toenails were. I thought the pain I had was just normal and a fact of life. Only when I read about the Curve Correct product, did I realize that I had a major problem, and it could be resolved! Now I'm on the way to normal, flat toenails, that DON'T grow curved into my skin!" —Jamie H.

    Get the kit form Amazon for $44.99.

    13. A jewelry cleaning pen so you can rid your rings of buildup and cloudiness. Get ready to shed some real tears over how lovely your teardrop diamond can finally look.

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    Promising review: "If I could give this 10 stars I would!!! I'm a little of a fanatic when it comes to keeping my jewelry clean, especially my wedding set. I tried this product on my diamonds, Swarovski crystals, and Brighton jewelry and the results are nothing less than amazing!!! This restored one of my Swarovski rings that I have not worn in years due to the cloudy color to a sparkling brilliance the first day I bought it!!! I cannot recommend this product enough!!! I just ordered additional wands so I don't run out!!! Home run Amazon!!!!!!!!!!" —Kristina B.

    Get it from Amazon for $5.49.

    14. A bottle of curl cream-gel with healing argan oil that'll prevent frizz and define and moisturize even the driest of curls.

    amazon.com

    Promising review: "Like many of the people who have posted reviews, I've tried every curl cream in the book. High end to low end, I've tried them all. I can't remember how I stumbled across this product but it was the reviews that made me want to give it a try. Thank goodness I did and that's why I'm writing this review. This product is amazing. I have waist length wavy/curly red hair and I only have to use two pumps of the product to coat all my hair. My curls are wonderfully moisturized and shaped with absolutely ZERO greasy or crunchy feel. A little goes a long way. Highly recommend this!" —AmazonCustomer

    Get it from Amazon for $20.90.

    15. A mold and mildew removing gel that'll cling to the grime on tiles and edges so you can soak awkward angles without your cleaning products dripping off before they've done anything at all.

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    Promising review: "Wow! I would give this 10 stars if I could. We've had issues for a few years with the caulking behind the handle of our kitchen faucet turning black from mildew. We've scrubbed with what seems like a million different products, with no luck. We were actually just talking about ripping out the caulking and doing a total replacement. But, my husband saw this online the other day and decided to order it. Almost immediately when he applied it, you could see it was starting to work. We left it on overnight and the black is COMPLETELY GONE! It's incredible. 1000% worth the (small) investment." —Nicole D.

    Get it on Amazon for $12.99.

    16. A wine stain remover for the accident-prone among us who seem to always have a new spill to ~wine~ about.

    Emily Shwake / BuzzFeed

    It's me. I'm that person.

    Promising review: "Lo and behold! I completely cleaned the window sills, the window shades, the baseboards, the walls and the carpeting! You cannot even tell it happened. No stains or color change to the carpet or the walls or the white painted surfaces. Before you try or use anything, buy this. It cannot be beat! I was afraid I might have to hire a professional to clean the carpet and that I might have to completely repaint walls, but no." —Sharon Hamilton

    Get it from Amazon for $6.67.

    17. A pack of melamine erasers that'll clean your walls so well it'll be like your daughter's abstract marker masterpiece never ended up on your living room wall in the first place.

    amazon.com

    Promising review: "I own a cleaning business and have spent a small fortune on the name brand. I clean everything from condo rentals to long term lease/residential rentals and I have had to clean unimaginable NASTY, I mean 'pics or it didn't happen' kind of nasty and these cut right through it. These work just as well as the name brand, if not better, and they seem to last a little longer!" —Keisha Marie

    Get a pack of 20 from Amazon for $8.95.

    18. A soothing tattoo butter – it's gonna keep your healing process simple and prevent your new ink from being toast.

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    Promising review: "It's been two weeks since I got my tattoo and this stuff is awesome. This smells absolutely amazing with hints of mango and coconut. This has the consistency of body butter, without being greasy or anything. I used Saniderm for the first healing stage and then transitioning to only this butter for the second stage. My tattoo is looking vibrant and my skin feels plump and healthy! I definitely recommend this and give it 5/5 stars. I will use it again on my next piece. The pictures (shown above) are the day I got the tattoo and two weeks later." —Justin

    Get it from Amazon for $19.99.

    19. A box of OxiClean stain remover that'll erase every accidental spill and stain better than your subpar scrubbing power ever could.

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    Promising review: "I had a stained mattress that I'd been covering with a mattress pad for years. As I was preparing for a move, I decided to give this a try and see if it could remove the stains that had been there for well over SEVEN YEARS. I honestly don't even remember what caused the stains, but it removed them! I honestly can't believe the results. I wish I'd done this sooner!" —Little Greek

    Get it from Amazon for $12.33.

    20. A dandruff shampoo sure to work wonders as long as you aren't ~flaky~ about using it.

    amazon.com

    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 $14.10.

    21. A pack of cleaning tablets so you can easily remove lime, mineral, and food buildup in your dishwasher, letting you wash your dishes in something that's actually clean.

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    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 saw a product test review for Affresh in Good Housekeeping magazine. I was ordering some stuff from Amazon anyway, so I added that to my order. I did not expect the results I got! The glassware that I thought was permanently etched and ruined came out like new. Same with cutlery. The difference is unbelievable. I am amazed!" —Sheila

    Get a six-pack from Amazon for $5.99.

    22. A bottle of Tend Skin Solution to clear up redness, bumps, and razor burn. Shaving is about to be a much smoother process.

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    Promising review: "I have sensitive skin and this has helped tremendously! I’m a woman who unfortunately started shaving my chin 20 years ago to get rid of peach fuzz. I’ve had stubble ever since and have to shave everyday. I get rashes on my chin due to shaving. My skin is now less sensitive and my rash is almost gone!" —Angela

    Get it from Amazon for $20.89.

    23. A bottle of makeup brush shampoo so you can stop making your skin dirty when trying to look fresh. Those nasty skin cells can't wash off themselves!

    amazon.com

    Promising review: "Well, I can happily say that this cleaner does a bang-up job! My brushes were saturated with old color, to the point that I thought I might need to spring for a new set. Aside from just looking bad, though, all that old color was probably affecting pigment and application any time I used them. A little of this cleaner, a handful of seconds working it in and rinsing, and my brushes look practically as good as the day I bought them! Saved me a ton of money in new brushes, and it didn't take away from my being-lazy time!" —ysar

    Get it from Amazon for $4.79.

    24. A mighty mildew stain remover that'll revive tile, plastic, and even vinyl upholstery so your deck furniture can weather the storm when you leave it out in all kinds of harsh weather.

    amazon.com

    Promising review: "I don't often write a review of a product. But this was so impressive, I thought I should let others know. We have a set of vinyl outdoor chairs that were constantly covered with mildew. When we were feeling ambitious, we'd take the time to power wash the chairs, which worked pretty well but was a lot of work. The problem was that a couple days later, the mildew was back almost as bad a before. With this mildew stain remover, we sprayed the chairs, let them sit a few minutes, and hosed off with a regular garden hose. Easy. And they were cleaner than they ever got using the power washer. When we put the chairs away two months later, they were still clean." —Christine A. Simonson

    Get it from Amazon for $13.99.

    25. A foot file for when rough heels and calluses make you feel like you just might ~crack~.

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    Promising review: "This thing is pretty amazing. I was skeptical for sure, since I've tried all kinds of lotions, balms, and stone-based products, none of which helped my heels whatsoever. I've worn socks to bed for years, because if I don't the sheets hardly last a week before they have holes rubbed through them. My wife ordered this thing that looks like a mini cheese grater, lol, and after two minutes — two minutes!! — of rubbing it on my heel, it's a complete 180. I never would've believed it until I tried it myself. This is well worth double what it costs." —LBK

    Get it from Amazon for $8.99 (available in four colors).

    26. A grout pen that'll make your tile look so clean your landlord won't have anything to be groutchy about.

    amazon.com

    Until she finds your pet lizard in the living room...

    Promising review: "I was pleasantly surprised by how far these went. I did the entire floor of my large master bathroom plus a little of the shower with one pen. It is pretty forgiving and you have quite a bit of working time before it dries completely. This was not a quick task, but it went faster than I thought it would. I was worried the white would look too bright, but it just makes everything look so much cleaner. I'm very happy with this product!" —Jenelle

    Get it from Amazon for $8.99+ (available in three colors, and two sizes).

    27. A bottle of fizzing tablets sure to quickly wipe out coffee and tea stains from travel mugs. Honestly, these things work so well you'll hardly have to lift a finger. Just sit back, relax, and drink it all in.

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    Promising review: "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

    Get a 12-pack from Amazon for $6.24.

    28. A hand cream that'll make your skin so smooth you'll forget you once had hands as dry as your humor.

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    Promising review: "Every winter, my fingers and knuckles crack and bleed. I've tried everything on the market to heal my hands. I received this hand cream yesterday and when I put it on, I could tell right away that this was better than anything I'd tried. This stuff started working immediately. I filled all the cuts and cracks on my hands with this cream, and today they are almost healed. I believe that this is the best hand cream ever made on earth." —Steve

    Get a 3.4-ounce jar from Amazon for $7.01.

    29. A hard water remover that's gonna make your shower doors look so clean your freshly washed body is gonna be genuinely jealous.

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    Promising review: "I tried every product out there to try to remove the hard water spots on my shower glass. My next step was replacing the glass, but I first tried this. I used it with the white Rotoscrub brush on my battery powered drill and in 10 minutes my glass looks like brand new. I am shocked at how well it worked and how easy it was. Ordered more to clean all my tubs and showers with. See the before and after photos attached." —RichS

    Get it from Amazon for $19.96.

    30. A leather cleaner to make your aged furniture look bright, lively, and worthy of a weekend-long streaming binge... every weekend.

    amazon.com

    Outlander can't watch itself!

    Promising review: "My 15-year-old leather sectional hadn't been cleaned or conditioned in three to four years because I couldn't find anything that worked well without causing it to look blotchy. The color was also fading and I thought it was a goner. After some elbow grease, the sectional looks great! It's now back to its original color without being blotchy. More importantly, the suppleness has returned. I can actually say that it looks as good as the day we bought it." —jellybean55

    Get it from Amazon for $16.90.

    31. A collagen-infused protein treatment — an intense at-home mask that'll finally help you split up with your split ends. And in just five minutes!

    Bek O'Connell / BuzzFeed

    One of my BuzzFeed coworker's wrote about how this totally changed her hair for the better (#1 in this list).

    Promising review: "I've used this twice so far and I just ordered two more tubes. It's amazing. My hair hasn't been this soft since I was a child. The most amazing part is that while it adds luster and softness, my hair isn't greasy at all. I have straight hair that has become damaged/frizzy from coloring and highlighting. I LOVE this conditioner." —Nancy

    Get it from Amazon for $7.59.

    32. A drill brush kit sure to scrub every nook and cranny of your home so well it's gonna make Downton Abbey look drab.

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    Promising review: "These brushes worked flawlessly. I have a 24-year-old home that has not been remodeled yet. The master bath shower tile and fiberglass shower pan were in pretty bad shape. We tried many types of cleaners to remove residual soap and hard water stains with little success. As a last ditch effort, I purchased these brushes. They worked amazingly well. Using Krud Kutter and these brushes removed every bit of the dirt and polished those tiles so that they shined brilliantly like they did when they were new. I am completely satisfied with my purchase of these brushes. They are well made and held up beautifully to the forces I applied while using them." —Tom S4TX

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

    33. A wood polish for filling in scratches and nicks on furniture, floors, and cabinets. It turns out restoring annoyingly worn out wood *is* an itch you can scratch! And then fill in, of course.

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    Promising review: "I used this to treat a couple pieces of furniture, one that had only a few scratches, and one that was a train wreck. On the first one, it looked quite nice after applying. On the second one, I couldn't believe the difference it made! The 31-year-old (pine) piece was heavily worn and hadn't seen any real upkeep in its lifetime. After one application, the difference was like night and day. I definitely recommend this product to rejuvenate wood furniture. Like others have said, it doesn't REMOVE anything, but cleans and darkens blemishes so they visually blend in. I've now gone over all the wood furniture in our living room and the overall difference is remarkable." —icheckemout

    Get it from Amazon for $4.82 (also available in a polish for lighter wood).

    34. A degreaser cleaner that'll get greasy oil stains off of concrete and hard surfaces if your car refuses to stop leaking oil and it's ~driving~ you wild.

    amazon.com

    Promising review: "I was skeptical that it would really remove all the oil stains on my driveway from oil leaks, but it did. I didn't dilute it at all, just poured it over the stain, waited about a minute, then with my hose did a hard blast over the stain. All gone! Usually not even a trace of the stain left. A few times there was a small trace left that most people wouldn't notice at all, but I just re-did the same thing and the entire stain was gone." —agoutimouse

    Get it from Amazon for $15.80.

    35. And finally, a bottle of pet earwax remover that's gonna clean out ear gunk so well your pets may finally hear you when you tell them to stop jumping on the furniture.

    amazon.com

    I have hairless cats who need a little extra help keeping their ears clean and I love this stuff! It's gentle enough to use often and breaks up earwax fast.

    Promising review: "My husband and I just adopted our cute puppy, Winston, from the humane society. When we adopted him his ears were unfortunately pretty dirty, but after using this ear cleaner today his ears are so clean!! I'm so amazed at everything it managed to get out. Our puppy's ears look so much better now! I would highly recommend this product to anyone with a dog." —AmazonLurker

    Get it from Amazon for $11.99.

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