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    29 "As Seen On TV" Products That Actually Follow Through On Their Claims

    Okay, but these are actually worth the hype.

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    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 β€” prices are accurate and items in stock as of time of publication.

    1. A TubShroom to keep the over abundance of hair from falling down and clogging your sink drains. No more backed-up, overflowing sink!

    Reviewer holding the drain filler that's covered in hair and conditioner buildup

    Promising review: "I am one of those people who clogs the shower drains with my hair. It got to the point where I brushed my hair well before getting in and then kept a brush in the shower to wrap the excess hair in while shampooing, and would STILL clog the drain every six weeks or so. I've had this about two months now and thought I'd really test it out by no longer brushing my hair before or during the shower. No clogs! It's amazing how much this thing catches considering it's this cheap looking piece of rubber that doesn't even fit well. I will say, it's much easier (and a lot less slimy) to clean when dry. I tell everyone I know about this thing." β€”Megan

    Get it from Amazon for $12.66+ (available in six colors).

    To learn more, check out a BuzzFeeder's full review in "9 Life-Changing Things To Try In February" (#3).

    2. A Baker's Edge brownie pan because everyone knows the edges are the best part of this delectable dessert. You can also utilize the pan for testing out different topping options. ~YUM~

    Reviewer's picture of the brownie pin with bordering that makes every piece a corner piece

    And! A nylon spatula and brownie recipes are included.

    Promising review: "I received this as a gift from a friend and thought, 'what a useless waste of precious kitchen space' (I live in a tiny Manhattan apartment). But I’m not rude, so I graciously accepted it and figured I’d try it once before it went out the door. I love it. LOVE. Every brownie is perfect. I especially like that I can top each channel with something different, so my whole family is happy and neither of my kids finds an offensive item on their brownie. I’ve also used this for bar cookies and baked ziti β€” every piece has a delicious crust! This has earned a permanent home in my one, minuscule pots/pans/gadgets/foil and baggies cabinet." β€”Cheap & Chic

    Get it from Amazon for $36.95.

    3. A Michel Mercier detangling brush with 428 bristles (gasps) to be used on wet or dry hair for a less painful brushing experience. If you have thick hair like me, you know the struggle. This will be a game-changer.

    reviewer image of blue hairbrush with screenshotted review headline on top

    Promising review: "This detangled my hair in seconds. I have very tangled hair but this only takes about two to three strokes and that side/knot is out!!! You finish your hair in minutes. Very extremely knotty hair will take about seven to 15 minutes, but if you have only a knot and other little knots, it only takes about two to five minutes!" β€”Naomi

    Get it from Amazon for $16.95Β (available in two colors).Β 

    4. A set of Drop Stop gap fillers for keeping your cell phone (or rogue french fries) from building up in your car seat cracks.

    Reviewer's picture of their black car seat gap fillers in their front seats

    They even fit around your seat belts and move with the seats if you adjust them!

    Promising review: "I have to admit, my expectations weren't very high. I thought it was more of a joke when my husband got this for me for Christmas. Little did I realize it would be one of my most favorite gadgets ever! I don't know if I realized just how many things went missing in my seat gap. It has really saved a lot of things from disappearing into that black hole. It was easy enough to fit into my car and it's soft! It's just like an extension of my seat, except it fits every curve of my seat!" β€”Tessa Forbes

    Get a pack of two from Amazon for $24.99.

    5. A Wonder Wallet that can hold up to 24 cards and also features RFID blocking to stop remote hackers from scanning the contents inside. That's agent Cody Banks status right there...

    Reviewer's picture of the thin wallet with multiple pages of plastic card slots

    It includes two inserts for the wallet and RFID blocking to stop remote scanning of cards and to protect private information.

    Promising review: "I absolutely love this wallet. It is so convenient to flip through the wallet to find the exact card that's needed. For added convenience, the openings for inserting and removing cards are located at the top of the pockets. This is a great improvement over my last wallet, where the openings were at the place where the wallet folded. There's a roomy compartment for cash, as well. And of course the RFID is much appreciated." β€”Dora L. McAlpin

    Get a pack of two from Amazon for $13.99+Β (available in three colors/patterns).Β 

    6. A Brazyn collapsible foam roller in case your muscles are a bit sore after that killer workout or yoga sesh. It won't take up too much space and you'll feel so much better after using it.

    Reviewer's picture of the black foam roller with its slipcover

    It comes with a book full of suggested ways to use it, plus a slipcover.

    Promising review: "I LOVE THIS FOAM ROLLER!!! I am a neat freak at home and I travel a lot for work, so this is perfect for me. I can tuck it away in plain sight at home and pull it out daily. Best part is my kids don't know where it is so they can't find it and use it as a toy (or weapon of home destruction). I travel quite a bit for work and I try to workout when gone, and if I do not use my roller travel back is no bueno. This tucks into my bag without taking up enough room to even notice. This has saved my hips and hamstrings on my last few trips. Awesome product!" β€”Heather

    Get it from Amazon for $69.95 (available in three colors).

    7. A Delomo grooming glove to simultaneously give your pet a nice massage while collecting all that potential fur that would inevitably end up on your precious furniture.

    The grooming glove with silicone nodules, full of hair held in front of a French bulldog
    AnaMaria Glavan / BuzzFeed

    Promising review: "Incredible product. I'm brushing my cat every day sometimes twice a day! My cat sheds constantly!!! I'm going to buy another so that I can keep it just in case. My cat was vomiting hair all the time. She hasn't vomited since I began using this glove!!! Well worth the money. Truly happy with my purchase!" β€”takeisha

    Get it from Amazon for $6.79.

    To read about why my BuzzFeed Shopping colleague loves this, check out her review in "Just 11 Things To Try In June."

    8. A Bug Bite Thing β€” great for keeping handy when those pesky bug bites strike. It removes insect venom, saliva, and other irritants that can cause irritating itchiness. A true summer staple.,

    Some reviewers say it has strong suction power, so use it lightly!

    Promising review: "I am a magnet for bites of all kinds and carry topical and medicines with me at all times β€” so I figured this would be a good product to see if it really works. I woke up with a bug bite on my arm so I used this little tool (three times per the instructions) β€” immediately after using, it stopped itching! And less than 24 hours later the bump/bite gone! There is a very faint red mark from using the thing, but a small price to pay IMO. Bottom line: it’s awesome. I’m carrying it with me everywhere!" β€”Rebecca

    Get a set of two from Amazon for $9.95 (available in two colors).

    9. A pack of Bottle Bright cleaning tablets because it's time those burnt on coffee stains finally hit the road in your most-used thermoses and mugs.

    Reviewer's picture of their water bottle filled with grime and then perfectly clean

    Promising review: "I wasn't sure if this was a gimmick or not. Turns out it works really well. I have four metal thermos-like containers that are used to keep tea warm every day. Over time, the tea stained the insides and was very difficult to remove. I added one of these tablets to the container, filled it with hot water, and let it sit for a few hours. When I came back to rinse it out, I was literally amazed at how clean it was. I think it looked cleaner than when it was new. I called my wife over to show her, and she was equally impressed. Awesome product!" β€”Robert A Moreno II

    Get it pack of 12 from Amazon for $8.

    To learn more, check out "Your Travel Mug Is Probably So Gross; Clean It With These No-Scrub Tablets."

    10. A Fasta Pasta since waiting for your pasta to cook can be like waiting for "rain in a drought, useless and disappointing," (A Cinderella Story anyone!?) But in all honesty, why boil a whole pot of water just to make one serving of pasta when you can cook it quicker and more efficiently in the microwave?

    The plastic rectangular container filled with spaghetti

    Promising review: "This is the greatest item if you live alone or just want to make one or two helpings of pasta. Of course, you must own a microwave. It cooks the pasta, and using the lid you can strain it, and then plop it in a bowl ready for sauce, cheese, butter, etc. It eliminates using multiple utensils and waiting for water to boil. No pot, or strainer necessary." β€”P. Luebbert

    Get it from Amazon for $16.99.

    To learn why my BuzzFeed Shopping colleague loves this, check out her review in "Just 11 Things To Try In December."

    11. A CouchCoaster so you can stop trying to balance your bevvy on the arm of the couch while binging your current must-watch Netflix show.

    The coaster attached to a couch's armrest

    It even comes with an insert for smaller glasses/cans! It can fit anything from regular glasses, beer bottles, mugs, and anything in between.

    Promising review: "This product is awesome. I was afraid that it wouldn't be heavy enough not to slide around with a large drink in it, but no worries: it handles any drink. This is perfect since I don't have a coffee table to use for my drinks. My drinks sweat inside the holder, but it does not leak onto my couch and I just wipe it out with paper towels. I love the feature of the insert for smaller based glasses and cups." β€”Sandra F

    Get it from Amazon for $23.99+ (available in five colors).

    12. A Squatty Potty to make going number two a much more enjoyable experience. Constipation who!?

    Model's feet resting on the Squatty Potty

    Promising review: "I've bought one of these for myself, my parents, and my friends. I'm not kidding. You may think I'm just some made up spam account, but I honestly have bought multiple Squatty Potties. Not to get too graphic, but when I'm doing my business I'll think almost nothing came out based on the amount of pushing I did. I'll turn around and the bowl is full. I've never seen so much come out of me so easily before. As long as you are also getting an appropriate amount of fiber in your diet, this will work better than sitting on the toilet normally. I almost don't want to use a toilet for #2 unless there's a Squatty Potty." β€”Ludlum

    Get it from Amazon for $18.20+Β (available in two sizes).Β 

    To learn more, check out "I Tried The Squatty Potty And I Will Never Poop The Same."

    13. A Wondercide flea and tick spray that's all-natural and will keep them safe from those pesky insects. It'll also fend off lice so you can have a bit more peace of mind that your furry friend is taken care of.

    Model spraying the product on a calm-looking golden retriever dog

    Promising review: "We never had problems with ticks or fleas while living in the city, but six months ago we moved to the country. Our two dogs (Doberman and small pitbull mix) run around outside and sometimes in the woods on our property. We started finding ticks on them. The vet recommended $50+ collars 'that most other owners buy for their dogs.' We scoffed at the expense for two dogs. I had remembered seeing this product on Shark Tank and had saved it on my lists here. Started using it on our dogs three months ago, Doberman has had not one tick and the pitbull had one, on the back of his ear, which we found super quick. This has been a great natural product to use out here. And there are tons of ticks. I think I'm going to start using it for myself per reading other reviews." β€”KitKat

    Get it from Amazon for $12.99+ (available in eight sizes and four scents).

    14. A Beard King hair-catcher so those who like to make a mess at the sink can have an easier go-around when it's time to clean up after trimming up their mustache.

    Promising review: "My girlfriend bought this for me as a present. At first I was skeptical to use, but once I got my hands out it there was no going back. I use my Beard Bib anywhere two to four times a week and cannot live without it. Not only does this serve a big purpose in my trimming routine but now I no longer have to argue with my girlfriend about all the mess that I USED to create. Also, we ordered a beard oil recently and reached out to customer support about the different scents they offer, they were super helpful! Overall it has been an awesome experience and they’ve truly made me feel like a King!" β€”Timur

    Get it from Amazon for $19.99.

    15. A pair of Vibes earplugs for protecting your ears from high decibels that can be harmful at concerts or big, loud events. They are small enough to keep handy and throw in your bag the next time you need the volume a taddddd lower.

    Hand holding the earplugs

    They're also great for motorcycles, fitness classes, or really any loud environment!

    Promising review: "I saw these on Shark Tank and forgot about them until I was ready to go to a concert and realized I couldn't handle another concert with foam plugs that muffle all the sound so badly. I have tinnitus/ear ringing and VERY sensitive hearing, but still love to watch live music, so I have to do SOMETHING. These are awesome, and I am so happy I bought them. I could hear the sound well, could carry on a conversation with them in, and was so happy overall. Best ear protection experience I've ever had! They weren't uncomfortable or falling out. They just stayed in, discretely, and were easy to wear the whole show. I am a fan. A big, big fan." β€”KP

    Get them from Amazon for $23.98.

    16. A set of ShowerPill body-cleaning wipes to freshen up after that killer cycling sesh so you don't have to feel sweaty and sticky on the drive home pre-shower.

    Model using the body wipes

    Promising review: "These worked amazing! I used these for my most recent Ragnar! Everyone else in our van was using baby wipes and complained about still being sticky and stinky after using them. I felt great and refreshed after using the Shower Pill! I would use again and again!" β€”Bringram

    Get a pack of 10 from Amazon for $9.99.

    17. A T Thompson Tee with underarm sweat pads to absorb even the largest quantities of sweat AND it features bamboo fabric for a nice cooling effect. You'll probs never want to work out in any other top than this one ever again.

    Promising review: "I didn't know these even existed until seeing them on an episode of Shark Tank. I gave them a try and wow! No more sweat spots. I have hyperhidrosis and sweat a lot, mostly in my armpits and hands. I would always sweat through my shirts, even with wearing an undershirt. With this shirt, I have yet to see any sweat spots. It fits well as an undershirt." β€”RoBroKnos

    Get it from Amazon for $38.99+ (available in sizes XS–3XL and four colors).

    18. A two-pack of all-purpose cleaner sprays that are plant-based and can be used basically on any surface that needs a quick scrub. It's all-natural and literally safe enough to ingest...

    Amazon, BuzzFeed /

    *Bonus* β€” it's cruelty-free!

    Promising review: "I was looking for a safe natural product that didn't have any ingredients requiring a hazardous waste disposal label. A lot of so-called 'natural' cleaners have ingredients that need an EPA use-and-disposal label. This doesn't. It is strong enough to really go through grease and grime like a clear organic tornado. I haven't found anything that can't be cleaned with it yet. Plus it's odor free. I feel comfortable spraying it in places where pets, children or myself in bare feet might absorb it by stepping in the residue. It's hard to get excited over cleaning spray but this deserves a level of excitement in my home." β€”Mark O.

    Get it on Amazon for $12.99 (available in three scents and three sizes).

    19. A set of two miniature spatulas if you're tired of wasting makeup at the bottom of the packaging. These also work great on food items and basically anything that comes in a tube or jar.

    Sarah Han / BuzzFeed

    Because be it artisanal mustard or a drugstore foundation, you paid good money for every ounce of that product! And yes, they actually work, like, really well β€” here's our Spatty review.

    Promising review: "So worth it! I'm so happy with it. You will definitely save money using this. I think about how much I could have saved if this was invented 30 years ago. I mostly use it for small makeup jars. I tested out the longer one on a 18-oz lotion and it worked fine. Some reviews complain about not being able to get every curve and corner of their container. ...Oh please! You get so much more than you would without it." β€”Liz

    Get the set of two β€” one with a 6-inch handle, and another with a 12-inch handle (for different tasks!) β€” on Amazon for $11.99.

    20. A natural fabric refresher in case you're on-the-go and don't have a washer nearby. It eliminates odor on fabric surfaces so while you're spraying your clothes, you can also spray your couch for a nice refresh too.


    Promising review: "Bought this the night that I saw them on Shark Tank. The item works great! Has a great smell to it. I sprayed a pair of my husband’s shoes and the smell came right out. I will definitely buy again!" β€”Gadget Girl

    Get a pack of three from Amazon for $37.99.

    21. Some scratch-free, odor-resistant Scrub Daddy sponges so when it's time to clean that dirty lasagna dish, the crusty sauce will come off effortlessly. The sponge texture changes based on the water temperature, so whether you need to do some heavy scrubbing or a lighter clean it can easily conquer both tasks like a superhero.

    Scrub Daddy,

    Promising review: "I used to save these little gems for 'special projects' (what projects, I don't know because I ended up not ever using them!). Then one day I decided 'what the heck, just use one in the sink for dishes, you can always buy more.' Lo and behold, I LOVE them! They remove food off of dishes more easily than a sponge and I just throw them in the top rack of the dishwasher and they come out spotless! They never smell and always rinse out nicely in between washings. These little gems even take off hard water build up from my shower doors! (I also use regular cleaners with them to do the trick.). I love these so much I bought a bunch and used them as stocking stuffers last Xmas! Everyone loves them!" β€”DivaGranny

    Get three from Amazon for $13.99.

    22. An innovative set of cleaning tablets if you're ready to toss out all your store-bought sprays. Just pop one of the tabs into the reusable spray bottle to reduce your waste and keep your home sparkly clean.

    Rachel Dunkel / BuzzFeed

    The kit comes with three reusable cleaning bottles, one reusable foaming hand soap bottle and four tablets β€” one each for multi-surface, glass and mirror, bathroom, and foaming hand soap solutions. Just fill each bottle with water and drop in the corresponding tablet. The bottles are also super aesthetically pleasing so brb while I go place an order...

    Blueland is an Asian American-owned brand founded by Sarah Paiji Yoo. Their mission is to cut back on single-use plastics that can inevitably end up in our drinking water. They've helped eliminate 1 billion single-use plastic bottles from landfills and oceans since 2019 β€” AMAZING.

    "Listen, maybe it's just a Me Problem, but I always get kind of confused about what cleaning products to use where β€” they're usually dangerous chemicals and I don't want to mess up! With Blueland, it's honestly a relief to have the bottles labeled, telling me exactly where to use each product. And it's doubly a relief to know that they're all ~clean~ cleaning products regardless." β€”Rachel Dunkel

    Get it from Blueland for $39.

    23. A Sleep Pod blanket that'll stay snug around your body even if you have to get up and make a quick run to the fridge. A cozy trip to the fridge? Sold.


    With its envelope design you can stay super cozy while laying down but can also flip the bottom inside out for feet exposure. It's lightweight and perfect for travel!

    Promising review: "Let me start off by saying that this thing is soooooo soft. The best thing I can compare it to would be a pair of luxurious leggings. It has a lot of stretch and give to it. I will say that this DOES take a few days to get used to and figure out how high up you want to pull it. I personally keep it below my bustline, but when I lounge on the couch I like to bring it up around my shoulders.

    I recently traveled and it fit nicely in my carryon luggage (keep the pouch it comes in, it comes in handy). It also kept me feeling secure when I was away from my husband.

    If you are someone that struggles with anxiety, this is a must. It provides a light and gentle pressure where you don't feel confined, but instead you feel comforted." β€”Lindo

    Get it from Amazon for $69.99+ (available in six sizes and two colors).

    24. A Brush Hero car detailing kit that links up to your hose for a good 'ole power wash. Kick that tire dust and grime to the curb and rinse off the headlights while you're at it.


    Promising review: "Wow! The Brush Hero worked great on my outdoor furniture. We don't have an indoor storage space and live on the water, so spider webs and other creature droppings are an issue on the deck furniture. This was easy to use out of the box." β€”Kindle Customer

    Get it from Amazon for $19.99.

    25. A container of Mad Rabbit tattoo balm to make your ink more vibrant while also keeping it healthy and hydrated. You put a lot of time, effort, (and money) into your body art, you might as well keep it in pristine condition too.

    Mad Rabbit

    Mad Rabbit is a small business founded by two friends based in Los Angeles who sought out to find a more natural solution to hydrating and maintaining tattoos. Mad Rabbit is formulated with clean ingredients like aloe vera, argan oil, and chamomile extract.

    Promising review: "Would it be bad to say I want to go get some more tattoos just so I can use this product more? On top of it working, it smells amazing and feels so good on the skin! Definitely worth the purchase!" β€”Mary Whiteside

    Get it from Mad Rabbit for $15.99 (available in two scents).

    26. A container of Grease Monkey Wipes to keep on hand for efficient cleanups. These cut through grease, oil, adhesives, and even permanent ink ANDDDD are safe for your skin. ~BOOM~ a true powerhouse of a wipe.

    Amazon, ABC / Via

    Promising review: "I recently switched to cycling for my work commute, which means bike maintenance. Regardless of how easy its been, it always results in at least some grease and dirt on my hands and I almost never could get completely clean. I just used these wipes about an hour ago after replacing a flat tire, and that one instance has compelled me to post this review. I used a single wipe and was able to completely clean up my hands and arms in less than five minutes. You couldn't even tell that I had been fiddling with my bike; no grease or grime remained. I highly recommend these! I will be carrying two of these individually packaged wipes in my bag with me whenever I'm on the bike considering how useful these would be if I had to do some roadside maintenance and had no way to clean up. Get these if you do any sort of work with your hands during which they may get some grease or grime on them." β€”V P

    Get a container of 25 wipes from Amazon for $7.60.

    27. A Frywall β€” it's ideal for cooking splatter-prone things like bacon without spewing grease all over you and your cooktop. It can withstand temperatures up to 450 degrees F with its durable BPA-free silicone.

    Frywall place inside pan on stove top

    It's BPA-free, FDA-compliant, heat-resistant up to 450 degrees F, and dishwasher-safe.

    Promising review: "I was frying chicken with lard (yes, I use lard! My chicken is NOT health food.) and I put too much in the frying pan. A few minutes after putting the chicken in, the lard began to bubble up and if I hadn't had the Frywall in place, it would have spilled all over my stove. The Frywall creates a seal around my frying pan, stopping spillovers. Splatters don't escape, it's easy to work around it (turning my chicken over), and when I'm done, I just throw it in the dishwasher. If you do any frying at all, you want the Frywall." β€”Carl G Brown

    Get it from Amazon for $18.95 (available in four colors).

    28. A Stasher reusable silicone bag for keeping your refrigerator organized with all those yummy leftovers. These nontoxic silicone bags will help you cut back on single-use plastic (woohoo), and are also dishwasher- and microwave-safe! A true multi-tasker.


    It's self-sealing and non-plastic. It's also free of BPA, PVC, and latex.

    Promising review: "I've tried a LOT of reusable bags as there are a lot of options out there all using a variety of materials. The fabric ones just get gross over time. The vinyl ones are hard to clean and aren't usually dishwasher-safe. There are other silicone ones that need a separate rod to close them that you can easily lose. This one is the most simple and easy to use. No separate pieces to lose. Can withstand any temperature/microwave/dishwasher/whatever. And if they get gunky they are very easy to clean and I trust that they aren't hiding gross crumbs in any of the crevices. My only complaint is the cost β€” they are the most expensive and I wish they offered a bulk discount. If they were cheaper I would use them for EVERYTHING (open cheese in cheese drawer, all snacks on the go, etc)." β€”Megan A.

    Get one from Amazon for $11.12 (available in several sizes and colors).

    29. The Safety Nailer because the terror that comes with trying to use a nail and hammer can be daunting. Forgo hitting your finger (ouch), and use this steady solution instead.


    Promising review: "I have this and the finish nail size and they are both great! I have nerve pain in my hands and The Safety Nailer removes any chance of me banging my fingers with a hammer. What a relief!! It’s great for those of us who are not as dexterous as we once were. One of the best construction gadgets I’ve ever purchased." β€”w4shep

    Get a pack of two from Amazon for $17.98.

    And who says TV isn't educational? These products say it is.


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