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    Updated on Aug 19, 2019. Posted on Aug 18, 2019

    15 "As Seen On TV" Beauty Products You Probably Didn't Know You Needed

    Once you look past the fact that their commercials are irritating, these actually are great buys.

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    The "As Seen On TV" commercials — we've literally all seen them at some point, right?

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    Unless you've completely been living under a rock for the past century, of course you have. But it's likely you've never actually purchased any of the advertised items, unsure if they'd truly live up to their promises. Well, lucky for you, we're here to tell you which ones are actually worth your while! Shall we?

    1. A painless hair remover designed to gently remove facial hair, so you can say goodbye to any unwanted peach fuzz.

    Amazon, amazon.com

    With over 5.9K five-star reviews on Amazon, this "As Seen On TV" product is definitely legit.

    Promising review: "This product is truly a life-changer for me. I have PCOS, and one of the side effects is excessive hair growth. I’ve tried so many different things to deal with the hair on my face but nothing has worked like the Finishing Touch! Normally I use a straight razor to shave my face but it would leave razor burn and took forever to do. With the Finishing Touch my face feels so soft and only took about two minutes! I would definitely recommend this product to anyone!" —Ashley

    Get it from Amazon for $17.68+ (available in six colors).

    2. A tool to help you get your socks on and off, because why not make daily tasks as easy as possible, especially if you have limited mobility?

    Amazon

    Promising review: "I had bought a sock helper that had straps. Putting it on was a hassle. Purchased the SockSlider and in no time I had it conquered and putting socks on without the aid of my wife. I actually believe my wife likes it better than me. Great product and very sturdy. For someone who cannot bend to reach your socks, this is a must-have product!" —Amazon Customer

    Get it from Amazon for $14.81.

    3. A set of four cloths that'll effortlessly remove even the most stubborn of makeup off your beautiful face.

    Bed Bath & Beyond

    My sisters and I swear by this product! All you have to do is add a little water to the cloth, then gently swipe it over your face to take off your makeup. The cloth is super soft and can be washed in the washing machine for many uses.

    Promising review: "I am older and have very dry skin. Washing my face with any soap dries it even more. I read about these and as with any 'As Seen on TV' product, I was skeptical. Well, I was proven completely wrong!. These are the most amazing cloths I have ever seen. They do exactly as advertised. Cleans every bit of makeup off, including waterproof, without any soap at all. My face is loving it. Washes and dries (in the dryer) easily and comes completely clean again. I absolutely love them!" —LindaSW

    Get a set of four from Bed Bath and Beyond for $9.99.

    4. A body lotion applicator, perfect for when you're fresh out of the shower and want to moisturize hard-to-reach areas without relying on someone else.

    Bed Bath & Beyond

    Promising review: "I used it on the beach in Aruba to apply sun tan lotion, especially to my back, and get a light massage at the same time. I use one at home to apply body lotion to my back and receive a light massage also. The product is easy to hang and it comes apart, which makes it easy to pack to travel." —Kojo

    Get it from Bed Bath and Beyond for $11.99.

    5. A brush that straightens hair, ideal for anyone who wants to touch up their two-day-old 'do in a flash.

    Bed Bath and Beyond

    This handy 2-in-1 tool heats up to 450ºF.

    Promising review: "I have naturally curly hair that is halfway down my shoulders and this products straightened all of it in about 10 minutes. Super easy and works great. It also worked great on our 8-year-old daughter's hair which is also long and naturally curly." —Shopping4five

    Get it from Walmart for $22.99.

    6. A nail growth formula you need if you're prone to biting your nails or simply want ones as long as Cardi B's.

    Amazon, amazon.com

    Promising review: "Fantastic product. I took my acrylic nails off for a break and it left my own nails very weak, damaged, and easily breakable. I have tried everything to keep them protected and help them grow and look even 'decent' during this period, but they always chip within a few days. Pink Armor is fast-drying and adheres almost like a gel. It's a bit rubbery in that it gives as the nail gives and doesn't chip easily. Best compliment I can pay this product — I have been using it for three weeks now and my own nails have started to grow so well that I will not be putting on acrylics again (first time in six years!). Pink Armor is now one of my top three favorite products ever!" —Sandra K.

    Get a set of two from Amazon for $16.99.

    7. A natural teeth whitener that reviewers say has made a noticeable difference — for a sparkling smile people won't be able to take their eyes off of.

    Amazon, amazon.com

    Promising review: "I was very skeptical, so I took a before-and-after picture. My teeth aren’t very stained, so I wasn’t sure if I should expect any difference. I brushed for a minute, and then used regular toothpaste to brush, and thought it didn’t work — until I looked my the pictures side by side! The packaging is definitely enhanced whiteness, but I’m satisfied that it made a difference." —S. McComb

    Get it from Amazon for $19.88+ (also available in packs of two and three).

    8. A cream many attest has indeed healed their heels and will definitely fix yours. Adios, cracked, dry skin!

    Amazon

    Promising review: "I was sooo doubtful. I rubbed it on and it is just strange that my heels looked normal. Just by rubbing it on. I think the heavy cream must kind of fill in the cracks immediately. I've used it for three days now (primarily at night because it gets kind of squishy in your shoes if you put it all in and put shoes on) and already my heels look much better. It really heals them." —Merestwins43

    Get it from Amazon for $11.99.

    9. A leg hair remover that works without soap or water and will make you toss your razors right into the trash.

    Walmart

    Promising review: "Gave it 5 stars because I think it's the best shaver out there. You can use it wherever you are, in any room. It collects the hair, so there is no mess! Just empty the razor and brush over the coils to clean it when finished. Use it dry, no lotion or shaving cream, or water needed (or recommended for that matter). No razor rinsing. There is NO pain. It's rechargeable, so no batteries needed. And it has its OWN light on it to help you see the hair. A big help for older folks. " —Momma

    Get it from Walmart for $59.88.

    10. A foldaway mirror lined with LED lights, because you deserve superstar treatment even when you're plucking your own eyebrows or attempting to perfect your winged liner.

    Walmart

    Promising review: "Magnification is spot on. Swivel and lights make this a valuable tool. I love the ability to fold it up, place it in its own bag and take it traveling with me. A wonderful gift from my husband because I said I needed one so badly." —Shoppingcat

    Get it from Walmart for $15.99.

    11. A set of Turbie Twist hair towels to fight frizz as soon as you step out of the shower.

    Bed Bath & Beyond

    The one thing my sisters fight over when we're all staying at my parents' house are the Turbie Twists. Believe it or not, these microfiber towels make a huge difference when it comes to drying your hair and eliminating frizz. They're also amazing if you want to multitask while your hair dries. I will definitely be ordering this four-pack for my siblings so they STOP STEALING MINE.

    Promising review: "I love this. My daughter recommended it. So easy to use, and stays on until I decide to take it off, and not heavy like a towel on your head" — NH

    Get a set of two from Bed Bath and Beyond for $9.99.

    12. A hand-repairing lotion that'll leave anyone who shakes your hand wondering, "Wow, how did they get their palms SO soft?"

    Bed Bath and Beyond

    Promising review: "I've used this for several years, and nothing beats it for a daily hand lotion. It absorbs quickly and doesn't feel greasy. My kids, who have horribly dry hands in the winter, can't live without it (and like to use it year round). I carry a small tube in my purse at all times!" —Msswn5

    Get it from Bed Bath and Beyond for $9.99.

    13. Or a similar cream for your feet that might just make you want to play footsie with your significant other during your next date night. Seriously — it'll make your feet feel like a baby's bottom!

    Bed Bath and Beyond

    Promising review: "This is my second time buying this product. I was not all that impressed at first but after extended use it really does help dry cracked feet. I use it every night now and it keeps my feet from cracking and helps make my dry skin softer. I am in my mid-70s and unfortunately aging skin is hard to keep moisturized. I tried many different brands of foot creams and this works much better than all the others. The amount you get for the price is reasonable also. Good product." —Maddie

    Get it from Bed Bath and Beyond for $9.99.

    14. A unicorn detangling brush to work some serious magic on your bed head. Keep it for yourself or buy one for your kiddo to add an element of fun to a somewhat-painful task.

    Bed Bath and Beyond, Tanglepets / Via instagram.com

    Promising review: "My granddaughter hates to have her hair combed. This little brush was very gentle, and of course the unicorn was quite the hit!" —Annie

    Get it from Bed Bath and Beyond for $14.99.

    15. And a rose quartz vibrating facial roller that'll have you giving away your standard old roller. It also comes with an under-eye stone that is said to reduce puffy eyes and inflammation.

    Bed Bath and Beyond

    Facial rollers are said to help improve skin firmness, toning and increase blood flow. I love using my regular rose quartz roller when I have a headache and can only imagine how much better this one would feel with the micro-vibrating massager turned on! Spa night, anyone?

    Get it from Bed Bath and Beyond for $19.99.

    Now, who's ready to shop?!

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    Some reviews have been edited for length and/or clarity.

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