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What Name Brand Products Are Truly Better Than The Generic Ones?

Do you dare buy off-brand Q-Tips?

There are times where you can get away with spending less $$ on the generic version of a product to get the same results.

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But there are other times where that frugal decision goes south.

Everyone has their ~brand~ of something that they will never back down on. If the store doesn't carry it, you won't even consider buying the cheaper alternative.

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Yes. I made this. That's how much brand loyalty I have.

I think I can speak for everyone when I say that Q-Tip branded cotton swabs are the only ones you should ever be buying. Accept no substitute.

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Seriously because those off-brand pieces of blue plastic with cotton glued on are shady as fuck.

Maybe you've tried skimping for the cheaper brand in the past, but then instantly regretted it when you got home to use it.

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Get that off-brand stuff outta here!


So we gotta ask: What brand name products do you swear by over their generic counterparts?

Tell us about what you prefer and why, and your submission could be featured in a future BuzzFeed Community post or video!