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

    When it comes to these products, you actually *can* trust what you see on TV.

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    1. A TubShroom that'll actually keep that dreaded army of hair monsters from clogging up your drain.

    reviewer close up image of hair caught in a green tubshroom
    amazon.com

    Promising review: "I held off reviewing this to see how it worked over the course of a month or so. My first though is, 'how are my husband and I not bald?'. Seriously, I empty this thing every other day (see nastily graphic photo below) and it is always completely gunked up with hair and goo of all types. I was impressed by the sheer amount of hair and other stuff this thing captured. Yes, clean up is disgusting. Pull it out with a paper towel and clean it off with another one. It's flexible, so the gunk come off easily." β€”LT

    Get it from Amazon for $12.37+ (available in five colors).

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

    2. A Fasta Pasta you just fill with pasta and water then chuck in the microwave for fast and easy meals that reduce the amount of water (and time) you'd waste otherwise.

    a table covered in mushrooms, basil, tomatoes, and cheese, and uncooked spaghetti in a microwave pasta cooker
    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." β€”P. Luebbert

    Get it from Amazon for $16.98.

    3. A Baker's Edge brownie pan for perfect brownies every single time. Simply spread your batter throughout, pop it in the oven, and never miss out on deliciously chewy edges ever again.

    reviewer image of chocolate and peanut butter chip brownie and rainbow sprinkle brownie in a baker's edge brownie pan
    amazon.com

    They've even tossed in a nylon spatula so you can get straight to the good stuff as soon as this pan arrives at your home!

    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 plastic bags cabinet." β€”Cheap & Chic

    Get it from Amazon for $36.95.

    4. A pack of two Better Life Natural all-purpose cleaners so you can say goodbye to dirt, grease, and stains without having to worry about chemicals and toxins affecting your pets and kids. And because it's entirely plant-based, it *is* safe to consume...but...don't.

    Better Life

    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!" β€”Luoja

    Get a pack of two from Amazon for $10.98+ (available in three scents).

    5. A set of Drop Stop gap fillers if you're sick and tired of reaching into the dark and sticky abyss to pull up your dropped phone and also finding last week's lost fries.

    reviewer aerial image of two drop stop car seat gap fillers in a car
    amazon.com

    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 $22.99.

    6. A Readerest Magnetic eyeglass holder you can attach to your pocket-less shirt for a place to hang your glasses so they're nearby when you need 'em!

    close up of a model placing their glasses into the readerest magnetic eyeglass holder on their shirt
    Amazon

    Because both ends are magnetized, 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 β€” 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 voilΓ , 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." β€”E. bay

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

    7. A pack of Bottle Bright cleaning tablets to take care of the tough stains and persistent odors living in your travel mugs and water bottles. The best part is, there's no scrubbing involved. So you get super clean gear with minimal effort!

    reviewer before and after images of a very dirty bottle that gets spotlessly clean after the bottle bright tablet was used
    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!" β€”Robert A Moreno II

    Get a pack of 12 tablets from Amazon for $8.

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

    8. A CouchCoaster because β€” no offense β€” you can't be trusted to balance your drink, Roku remote, and phone all at the same time. Cheers to a spill-free Doctor Who binge session!

    reviewer image of the grey couch coaster on a couch arm with a glass resting inside of it
    amazon.com

    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 $25 (available in four colors).

    9. A Squatty Potty if you need a little help ~doing the doo~. You'll be amazed at how much quicker and easier this part of the day becomes.

    close up of feet perched on top of 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." β€”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."

    10. An inflatable HoodiePillow β€” traveling in comfort just got so much easier. All that's left is to cover your eyes and drift off to sleep.

    a model sits on a train with a heather grey HoodiePillow Inflatable Neck Pillow on
    Amazon

    Promising review: "This is the best purchase I could have made for international travel. The hoodie covered my head and it was comfortable to wear. I slept better than on any plane trip I've ever had." β€”Michelle Gulden

    Get it from Amazon for $24.95 (available in four colors)

    11. A Scrub Daddy sponge – it's magically scratch-free *and* tough on water stains and caked-on messes. Your kitchen, bathroom, and every room in between won't know what hit 'em.

    the scrub daddy packaging on a kitchen counter
    instagram.com

    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." β€”Amazon Customerss

    Get a pack of six 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."

    12. A set of two Spatty Last Drop Spatulas because that eye serum cost waaaay too much for any of it to go to waste. This flexible tool will make sure you get your money's worth.

    Sarah Han / BuzzFeed

    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." β€”Liz

    Get them from Amazon for $11.99.

    To learn more, check out a BuzzFeeder's full review in 7 Life-Changing Beauty Products You Need To Try ASAP (#1 in the post).

    13. A pack of all-natural InstaFire that won't let you go cold or hungry since it can be lit on top of water, sleet, snow, and ice. And because this fire can withstand winds up to 30 mph, your campfire won't be in danger of being blown out.

    reviewer image of a hand lighting instafire on top of coals in a small grill
    amazon.com

    Promising review: "I love this product to help start camp fires. I originally bought a pack of this stuff outside Zion NP in Utah, and it worked so well, I bought a bunch of packs when I saw it on Amazon. I had some stubborn wood that did not want to stay lit when starting it the usual way of using some balled up paper and/or small little kindling sticks. I used a little pile of this and the fires started up every time. Never had a campfire that wouldn't stay lit before, so this stuff came in handy." β€”Eric E.

    Get a pack of three from Amazon for $6.50.

    14. A pack of four Turbie Twists made of moisture-wicking microfiber for a quick and hands-free hair drying process. And by "process," I mean plopping this on your head then returning to your group chat about the latest episode of WandaVision.

    amazon.com, instagram.com

    Promising review: "I use these every time I shower. I have five so I don't have to constantly wash one. I have curly hair that frizzes with the least amount of humidity. The Turbie Twist means I don't have to towel dry my hair anymore, which helps with frizz. My curls are also more curly instead of wavy/frizzy, because they're curled up in the towel. Highly recommend." β€”Sue Givens

    Get a pack of four from Amazon for $27.49 (available in pastels and classic colors).

    15. A pair of True Touch deshedding gloves so you can get to your pet's fur before your pet's fur gets to your couch, rug, blankets, upholstered office chair...you get it. Slip this on your hand and give your kitty or pup the best petting sessions of their life.

    reviewer image of a hand wearing the true touch deshedding glove which is covered in fur
    amazon.com

    Promising review: "I brush my cat every night, but tonight I was so surprised how much more loose hair that came off. AND having a glove on my hand made it easier than when using the brush. No more knocking her in the face with the handle when she squirms around. She must like it better as well, because she kept coming back for more!" β€”Expert shopper

    Get them from Amazon for $14.99.

    16. A set of Shoe Slotz to create more space in your closet by stacking pairs of shoes on top of one another. Not only will your favorite pumps be easier to find, you'll also have more space to (dare I say) buy more shoes..!

    labeled "before" a four tier shelf full of shoes; labeled "after" that same shelf half-used because the shoes are in shoe holders
    Amazon

    Promising review: "Wonderful space saver, I was able to put 11 pairs of shoes on my shoe rack, which can only store six pairs. I turned it around, which makes it easier to get the pair that I need. I will definitely buy this again." β€”JennyM

    Get a pack of 10 from Amazon for $27.95.

    17. A Flex Shot rubber sealant perfect for repairing leaky grout, drafty baseboards, and chipped mugs. Throw that general contractor's estimate right in the trash.

    amazon.com

    Promising review: "I love this stuff. I’m not very handy and this doesn’t require a caulking gun so that was a huge plus for me. I also love that it’s clear. I fixed my leaking bathtub where the rim of the tub faucet had started to rot away and water was escaping. I also fixed a vertical blind that kept falling out of its slot. I’ve glued a couple of door thresholds down with it, too. Again, I’m not handy whatsoever so this is a STAPLE in my household." β€”Liz

    Get it from Amazon for $12.88+ (available in three colors).

    18. A Drive Bin because your passengers have been kicking the empty water bottles and chip bags by their feet for far too long. It even comes with 20 2-gallon garbage bags to get you started!

    amazon.com

    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 β€” they're that perfectly sized." β€”Amazon Customer

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

    19. A Rocketbook with wipeable pages that you can scan with the Rocketbook app. That's right, take your analog notes and make them digital. The future is now.

    instagram.com, amazon.com

    Just be sure you use the pen that comes with it or else that whole "wipeable" thing won't be true!

    Promising review: "OMG! This device is so cool. It works beautifully. The scanning and syncing capabilities are awesome. I have it scanned and synced to my Microsoft Note account. Writing with the pen is smooth, and the paper feels like paper. It's easy to use a wet cloth to erase writing, just as claimed. I wish I had this product while in college. It's worth every penny." β€”Tulla Bell

    Get it from Amazon for $27.98+ (available in two styles and nine colors).

    20. A set of ShowerPill body-cleaning wipes created by athletes who know a thing or two about body odors, sweat, and dirt. These post-shower (or lazy day) wipes are infused with aloe vera and vitamin E, so you'll feel fresh and clean in mere moments.

    body wipe packaging next to text explaining that the body wipe kills 99.9% of germs
    Amazon

    Promising review: "These are 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.

    21. A Stasher silicone food bag to make saving your food *and* the planet a little easier.

    a sandwich spread on top of a cutting board as well as a sandwich inside of a stasher silicone food bag
    Amazon

    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. This one is the most simple and easy to use. No separate pieces to lose. It 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." β€”Megan A.

    Get it from Amazon for $8.50+ (available in seven sizes and 14 colors).

    22. A Safe Grab microwave mat if you have a tendency to reach for hot handles or use your shirt sleeve as a makeshift pot holder. These silicone mats are heat resistant, so you're safe to use them to get things out of the oven or to retrieve a meal you heated in the microwave.

    a model's hand reaches for a hot pot handle with the safe grab microwave mat
    Amazon

    You can also use these as splatter guards and trivets!

    Promising review: "I was getting so tired of burning my hands on dishes from the microwave and thought I should try these. I have a small microwave and so the smaller one is the one I use the most. No more burned fingers. I would definitely recommend them." β€”KarenKB

    Get it from Amazon for $15.25+ (available in seven colors).

    23. A pair of sterling silver Magic Bax earring lifters so you can avoid the drooping that usually comes with wearing heavy earrings. Wear this behind your earlobe to prevent any more stretching.

    before and after reviewer images: the before shows an earlobe drooping with the weight of a stud earring and the after shows the same earlobe lifted using the magic bax earring lifters
    amazon.com

    Promising review: "I was a little skeptical but wanted to give them a try on my droopy earrings/earlobes. And I am happy to report they work as promised! I put both earrings in, one side with and one side without the Magic Bax. There was definitely a noticeable difference! They are very comfortable to wear and did fit the few different pairs of earrings I tried them with. Would definitely recommend and would happily give them as a gift." β€”Michael Azzari

    Get a pack of two from Amazon for $21.26.

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