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    Updated on Aug 24, 2020. Posted on Aug 8, 2020

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

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    1. A TubShroom first and foremost, because IMO there is not a more successful invention on Earth (other than cheese, if that counts). Hair won't even have the CHANCE to clog your drains ever again.

    Reviewer holding the drain filler that's covered in hair and conditioner buildup
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    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." —Megan

    Get it from Amazon for $12.95+ (available in six colors).

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

    2. A Baker's Edge brownie pan for making every👏 single👏 serving👏 an extra-crispy corner piece. This doesn't come with a guide to will power, so do expect to eat the whole pan in one sitting.

    Reviewer's picture of the brownie pin with bordering that makes every piece a corner piece
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    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 — every piece has a delicious crust! This has earned a permanent home in my one, minuscule pots/pans/gadgets/foil and baggies cabinet." —Cheap & Chic

    Get it from Amazon for $36.95.

    3. A Michel Mercier detangling brush with a whopping 428 bristles in 32 different heights so you can FINALLY conquer knots sans the usual pain (or shedding). You can use it on both wet *and* dry hair, not to mention reviewers say this actually feels like a scalp massage. So the total opposite from our usual experience.

    Reviewer's hand holding the green detangling brush with five-star Amazon caption "best detangling brush"
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    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!" —Naomi

    Get it from Amazon for $8.40.

    4. A set of Drop Stop gap fillers that'll catch all of the precious fries that don't make it to your mouth. If you pick them back up and eat them, I won't blame you. I promise.

    Reviewer's picture of their black car seat gap fillers in their front seats
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    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!" —Tessa Forbes

    Get a pack of two from Amazon for $19.99.

    5. A Wonder Wallet, because this'll help you keep track of up to 24 cards in a super slim and compact leather design. It won't magically lend you extra cash, but it *will* definitely prevent you from digging around your bag for 20 minutes.

    Reviewer's picture of the thin wallet with multiple pages of plastic card slots
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    This bb 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." —Dora L. McAlpin

    Get a pack of two from Amazon for $19.99 (available in six patterns and colors).

    6. A Brazyn collapsible foam roller for massaging sore muscles, relieving back pain, or whatever else you may want post-workout (or whenever) without needing equipment that takes up a ton of space.

    Reviewer's picture of the black foam roller with its slipcover
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    It comes with a book full of suggested ways to use this and 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!" —Heather

    Get it from Amazon for $68 (available in three colors).

    7. A Delomo grooming glove so you can free your apartment from the perils of your pet's constant shedding. It's as easy and enjoyable as just petting your cat and dog so everyone wins.

    The grooming glove with silicone nodules, full of hair held in front of a French bulldog
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    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!" —takeisha

    Get it from Amazon for $7.99 (available in left-handed, right-handed, and double-sided versions).

    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 that'll play those suckers at their own game. It actually removes insect venom, saliva, and other irritants under your skin to stop the itching and even help ease swelling — meaning this just might be the first summer we don't feel plagued by scratching.

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    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 — 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) — 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!" —Rebecca

    Get a set of two from Amazon for $18.95.

    9. A pack of Bottle Bright cleaning tablets, because now you can FINALLY reach the bottom of your water bottle and get rid of mildewy odors and hard-to-reach stains without the need for awkward scrubbing.

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

    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!" —Robert A Moreno II

    Get it 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 for what will be *chef kisses fingers* magic when you just pop this in the microwave and eat your linguine faster than you can say al dente.

    The plastic rectangular container filled with spaghetti
    Amazon

    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." —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 Drive Bin so you're finally encouraged to nix garbage from building up in your car. Eating fast food is obviously unavoidable when driving for a long time — but now trash is.

    The large garbage bin attached to the car console in the backseat
    Amazon

    Promising review: "I am OBSESSED with these! I am a sales rep. and these have made my life SO easy! Almost every single person who gets in my car asks where I got them and where they can get them! They perfectly hold a couple water bottles, granola bar wrappers, fast food bags, etc. I empty the bag every time I fill up and have never needed to empty the bag in between fill-ups — they're that perfectly sized." —Amazon Customer

    Get it from Amazon for $12.99+ (available in three colors).

    12. A pack of Better Life Natural all-purpose cleaner that'll let you rely on a household product that's super safe around kids and pets. This guy is still alive, so you know it's the real deal.

    Better Life

    It's safe on all surfaces (toilets, floors, tables, showers, carpets, you name it). It effectively cuts through grease, hard water stains, soap scum, foods stains — really any *sticky situation*. AND it's cruelty-free!

    Promising review: "I recently purchased this product after seeing it on Shark Tank. I was really impressed that it could clean and disinfect better than other commercial products. I was even more impressed that it could be ingested and not cause death! I have three young children and one puppy. I keep my cleaning supplies out of reach but I wanted something safe to keep in the house in case one of my very clever boys got ahold of it. Long story short, this actually works! So far I used it in my kitchen, bathrooms, and on the carpet to clean up vomit. For the vomit it worked very well. I have been mostly impressed in the bathroom. I have two baths with no outside windows. It can get pretty stuffy and smelly in there, especially with little boys. The weird musky/urine odor is now gone from my boys' bathroom!" —Luoja

    Get a pack of two from Amazon for $11.41.

    13. A Spatty Last Drop Spatula, because this'll make sure you get every last possible drop of your precious, expensive makeup — you did not spend all that money just to throw some away!

    Reviewer's picture of the scraper helping them empty their foundation bottle
    amazon.com

    It also comes with a ~Spatty Daddy~ which effectively scrapes out hair products, condiments, sauces, or really anything that comes in a larger jar or bottle.

    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 Spatty Daddy on an 18-ounce lotion and it worked fine. You get so much more makeup than you would without it. I give it five stars." —Liz

    Get them from Amazon for $11.99.

    14. A CouchCoaster for making sure balancing your coffee on the sofa arm is no longer a truly dangerous game. Mainly because you'd have to interrupt your Office marathon to clean it up.

    The coaster attached to a couch's armrest
    Amazon

    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." —Sandra F

    Get it from Amazon for $25 (available in five colors).

    15. A Squatty Potty so anyone whose bowels are just ~stooling around~ can have some sweet, sweet relief. Translation: YOU WILL POOP LIKE NEVER BEFORE.

    Model's feet resting on the Squatty Potty
    Amazon

    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." —Ludlum

    Get it from Amazon for $24.99.

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

    16. A Wondercide flea and tick spray that'll protect your precious fur child from their arch enemy with an all-natural formula. It *also* works on lice, which is great, because we know they'll roll in just about everything and the vet ain't cheap.

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

    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." —KitKat

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

    17. A Readerest Magnetic eyeglass holder, because this'll attach to your shirt or jacket and keep your glasses (or ID badge) constantly at hand. Forgetful people, you just found your new best friend.

    Hand placing glasses in the holder clip that's attached to their shirt
    Amazon

    Both ends are magnetized so they *stick together* all day!

    Promising review: "I saw this on Shark Tank and thought it was kind of goofy. Then I needed reading glasses. I now have an enormous collection of reading glasses, all over the house — I mean, in every room! So I found this again and bought it, and I really love it. I attach it to my shirt and voilà, glasses on me, anytime I want, without them hanging around my neck. The magnet is very strong and I have no worries about it letting go." —E. bay

    Get it from Amazon for $9.99 (available in two styles).

    18. A Beard King hair-catcher for *not* making an absolute mess of your sink the next time you shave. We realize this might not have bothered you, but your partner is BEGGING you to get this. They just want a clean bathroom.

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    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!" —Timur

    Get it from Amazon for $19.99.

    19. A Scrub Daddy sponge so you can tackle tough messes (be it the dishes you let "soak" for way too long, stovetop stains, or bathroom buildup) without putting in much ~elbow grease~ at all. This will get everything back to squeaky clean without any scratching.

    The Scrub Daddy sponge in box
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    Plus it's easier to rinse than most sponges so it doesn't cling to debris (and start to smell). It's soft in warm water for a gentle cleansing and firm in cool water for tougher scrubbing.

    Promising review: "I love these scrubbers. When I saw these in the store, I couldn't imagine why someone would pay so much for a sponge. My sister had a multi-pack and gave me one. I've been hooked ever since. 1. They don't stink no matter how long you have them. 2. Warm water makes them soft yet abrasive enough to hand wash dishes. Cold water makes them very stiff, which is great for washing stuck on greasy pans. 3. They won't scratch surfaces. 4. They come in different colors to easily color code cleaning areas. They rinse clean and dry fast. Worth every penny." —Amazon Customerss

    Get a pack of two from Amazon for $14.99.

    To learn more, check out "It's 2018, And If You Don't Own A Scrub Daddy Yet, I'm Judging You."

    20. A pair of Vibes earplugs that'll help you enjoy any future loud concerts *without* hurting your ears, thanks to their noise reduction. You'll still be able to hear the music, just at a much more manageable volume.

    Hand holding the earplugs
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    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." —KP

    Get them from Amazon for $23.98.

    21. An Enso Ring silicone wedding band, because this'll put your mind at ease when cleaning, hiking, or anything else that makes you cling tight to your diamond while still giving you something to wear.

    Model sitting in the sand at the beach wearing a light orange version of the ring on their ring finger
    Amazon

    Promising review: "Very practical ring. I can wear this ring without it getting in the way or even really noticing it. I wear it in the shower, doing dishes, whatever. I got the white one and so far (approx. 1 month use) no discoloration, which I was worried about. I have an allergy to metal so this was a very good non-traditional solution for my wedding ring. (I still have my nice diamond ring to wear out when I dress up). I am usually a 4.75 or 5 ring size; I bought a size 4 and it did stretch slightly as other reviewers mentioned so now it fits like a glove. I was worried that it would feel too tight at first and it would freak me out if I couldn't get it off or it would cut off circulation. None of this happened. It was totally comfortable from day one. Very happy! Definitely recommend!" —WWoman6814

    Get it from Amazon for $24.99 (available in sizes 4–9 and 14 colors).

    22. A Rocketbook reusable notebook complete with calendars, to-do lists, and note template pages for taking your day-to-day work straight to the future. The pages are scannable with the Rocketbook app so you can file 'em onto your computer — meaning you'll never lose important paperwork again.

    Hands writing in the notebook's calendar
    Amazon

    Just be sure to use the included pen, otherwise the pages won't wipe clean! The notebook comes with *42* reusable pages (designed for planning, listing, goal setting, note-taking, sketching, and more) that can be uploaded to Google Drive, Dropbox, Evernote, Box, OneNote, Slack, iCloud, and email.

    Promising review: "Just when I think I have the last notebook I'll ever need, Rocketbook comes out with something amazing again! I'm so glad they finally made a planner and they even included monthly and weekly pages. I'm not sure if I'll be scanning those ones, but it's great to have reusable calendars. My company just started implementing OKRs (just like Google!) last year so it was so cool to see that page in there, too. And of course, the grid and lined pages are awesome for just about everything, and I'll definitely be sending my sketches and notes to teammates on Slack every day." —Marketing Nomad

    Get it from Amazon for $35 (available in two sizes and eight colors).

    23. A set of ShowerPill body-cleaning wipes so you can freshen up after running without committing to a shower right away (hello, trails two hours from home and stinky car rides). These are also great for camping!

    Model using the body wipes
    Amazon

    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!" —Bringram

    Get a pack of 10 from Amazon for $9.99.

    24. A roll of Kitchen + Home reusable bamboo towels that'll help you put an end to overspending on regular paper towels *and* clean up messes a whole lot faster thanks to the absorbent material. Eco-conscious AND saving money? Nobody pinch me.

    The bamboo towel absorbing a spill
    Amazon

    They're made from sustainable, organic bamboo — one roll replaces 60 paper towel rolls. Plus they're machine-washable and SUPER strong! They can be used ~120+ times~ before discarding.

    Promising review: "I am such a fan of these bamboo towels. I purchased six rolls a year and a half ago and just came back and purchased three additional rolls to eventually replace the ones that have been permanently damaged from staining, worn from over use or accidentally thrown away. I have so many left from my original order that I haven't even opened the three packs I just purchased, to be honest, I just want them on hand in case more get thrown away. As far as durability, these towels are thick enough to wet and reuse several times, and I find that using them sanitize/bleach combination keeps them from developing any stains. I would say that 95% of the towels that I still have are as white as the day that I purchased them, and I use them for everything in the kitchen, so they get very dirty." —Geekette

    Get a set of 20 from Amazon for $9.99.

    25. A Rapid Brands ramen cooker, because this'll transform hard noodles into a drool-worthy, microwave meal in MINUTES. Dare I say, this truly might break your 10-month takeout streak.

    The rapid ramen cooker
    Amazon

    It has heat-resistant handles!

    Promising review: "This thing may seem like just an ordinary food-saver, but I assure you it will blow that thin plastic garbage out of the water. It retains heat amazingly and does not bend or falter under extreme temperatures. I'm a college student and I have never felt such joy from making ramen in my small dorm microwave. For a 900 watt, I recommend five minutes. Buy this product if you live and breathe air, because it is beautiful." —Theron

    Get it from Amazon for $5.99+ (available in two colors)

    26. A T Thompson Tee for saying FAREWELL to pit stains, no matter how darn sweaty you tend to get. It boasts fully integrated underarm sweat pads to absorb all that good stuff, and is made of bamboo fabric so you can stay cool.

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    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." —RoBroKnos

    Get it from Amazon for $34.99+ (available in sizes XS–3XL and four colors).

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