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    Hundreds Of People Love This Drain Snake, And The After Photos Have Me Gagging

    The FlexiSnake Drain Milipede is making me gag *and* hit add to cart.

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    Clogged drains. ARE. THE. WORST. Just thinking of whatever moldy hair monster lives down the drain while you're standing in three inches of water in the makes you want to break down.


    Ashley I. just gets it.

    Enter the FlexiSnake Drain Milipede ($5.01 on Amazon), aka the tool you need to snag all the hairs and goop that's clogging the system β€” in one quick pull.


    This slithery bb is designed with over 4,000 hooks and loop micro-hooks to really latch onto any hairs and gunk, pulling it out without a whole lot of effort.


    Their hook & loop technology is patented, too. When you're done? Some people don't want to deal with it and just toss it, but it can be cleaned with soap and water (and a toothbrush) and reused the next time a clog rears its ugly head.

    And the best part? Thanks to the slim design, it can shimmy down any drain. That's right, you can use it *without* disassembling the stopper if you so choose (if there's a metric ton of hair down there, ya might wanna pop it out anyway).

    Warner Bros.

    Just like the basilisk snakes through the pipes at Hogwarts! But instead of being full of murderous intent, this lil' guy just wants you to be happy β€” and your shower to be clean.

    So here's how to do the thing: Step one: unfurl.


    Step two: shove it down your drain.


    Step three: pull. That's it!


    It works on bathtubs, shower stalls, sinks... got a clog? Consider it handled.

    And wow are the reviews promising β€” we're talking a 4/5 star average and over 1,100 five-star reviews alone. That's a lot of happy customers who no longer have to call the plumber.


    Let's check some of 'em out:

    "This is the most AMAZING product for your sink if you have a slow leak. I've had a draining bathroom sink for a bit now. Have tried a plunger, anti-clogging solutions, baking soda...anything that I thought would help and the slow drain remained the same. Saw this on Amazon and thought I'd try it. Oh my goodness, I couldn't believe it how much hair came up!!! Now my sink is draining freely again. This product is definitely worth the money!! I'm buying a few more, a couple to have at home in case I need them in the future, and a couple to give friends in case they have an issue." β€”T. L. Williams

    "The most disgustingly satisfying thing since pimple popping videos. We moved into an OLD complex and the maintenance people are busy repairing AC units from the '70s so the chances of our bathroom drains being fixed anytime soon was zero. I was sick of seeing my toothpaste and face wash scummy up my sink, but the crap I pulled out of my drain. So satisfying, yet... blech. It took less than five seconds. I have a toddler. That's basically GOLD in my book. But don't try to reuse or even try to clean this thing. It's gross and at the price you can just order another. My drain now happily does it's job!" β€”Katie Brinegar

    "I ordered this per BuzzFeed's recommendation, and I almost regret it. Why? Because holy s***, it gets things so nasty I don't even know what's coming up on this fuzzy little drain cleaner. Not only did I get a sickening amount of hair, but black slimy chunks along with some weird jelly white stuff came up. NOT FOR THE FAINT OF HEART!! It almost worked too good, lol! I 100% endorse this product, but just be prepared to be amazed and disgusted all at the same time." β€”Sabrina

    "I could not believe how EASY and EFFECTIVE this tiny plastic thing is. I straightened it as per instructions, inserted it as far as I could and still grasp the end, turned it maybe ten revolutions. Pulled it out (gross crap), et voila! Turned on the water and it was clean as a whistle. Sure beats hiring a plumber. Just, wow. Going to buy a few of these in case I need it in other sinks in the house. Perfect product. Ingenious." β€”Lawyer in NY

    And hoo boy, I hope you've digested your most recent meal, because the review photos are incredibly gnarly β€” and incredibly satisfying. You've been waiting for this moment, so enjoy:

    "This is the best product ever for getting rid of hair clogs in sink and tub drains! I have two teenage girls with long curly hair, and despite them gathering hair that they find in the tub after showering, it still clogs from time to time. All I have to do is put down the drain millipede and it pulls out the hair and removes the black gunk on the side of the drain. It's absolutely disgusting, smells horrible BUT gets the job done without chemicals and a plumber. A must have for every tub/shower drain!!" β€”D. Darr

    Get it away, get it away!

    "For years I've been punching holes 'through' debris with my traditional wire snake but not cleaning debris. Thanks to this gadget, removing gunk and debris is no longer a problem. I admittedly was skeptical when reading about this tool on Amazon but I purchased one anyway. Now I'm a believer and have the photo to prove it. The tube of gunk I extracted with this little wonder was so big I called my wife in to show her what was lurking below the sink she uses. See photo (view this gross gunk at your own risk). A picture is worth a thousand words. Highly recommended!" β€”Coffee Roaster

    I'm going to have nightmares of little hair clog monsters coming to get me tonight, aren't I.

    "I tried several of the very common liquid products, but nothing really worked 100%, so I decided to give FlexiSnake a try. I couldn't be happier. It worked like magic, and in less than two minutes I was able to get gross stuff out of my sink. I will definitely buy it again in the future and I highly recommend it." β€”Patrix

    This is a 3.5-foot clog. That's all.

    "For a sub $6 tool, this worked amazing great. Pulled out a 3.5-foot long hair monster from the shower drain. This is essentially a one-use tool, which I'm ok with that. I don't have to clean and store a drain snake for a once a year (at most) use. Ps. I'm 5'8" for reference in the picture. It was gross but undeniably satisfying to kill the beast." β€”J.M.

    Less than five minutes seconds of grossness, and then your water will DRAIN FREELY! And you're saving $$$ on plumbers.


    Convinced? Get the FlexiSnake Drain Milipede from Amazon for $5.01.

    And to avoid having to use this bb entirely, might I recommend getting a TubShroom, the game-changing drain strainer that'll catch every single strand of shed hair and make clogged showers a thing of the past?


    You've probably heard about it a thousand times, but that's because IT WORKS.

    Get it from Amazon for $12.99 (available in six colors), and check out our full Tubshroom review to learn more!

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