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    14 "As Seen On TV" Beauty Products You 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.


    With over 5.1K 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 $18.99+ (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?


    Promising review: "I had bought a sock helper that had straps. Putting it on was a hassle. Purchased the SockSslider 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 $15.77.

    3. A set of four cloths that will 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 & Beyond for $9.99.

    4. A gadget made for eyebrow hair removal, so you can have brows that rival Cara Delevingne's., Amazon

    Promising review: "I usually get my eyebrows threaded, so I'll tweeze in between appointments. I got the Flawless Brows hair remover and keep it in my bag. No longer need tweezers — it's so much faster and no pain! It won't replace your thread or waxing appointment but my salon was super impressed with it and wanted to have one to touch up after threading! I love this eyebrow hair remover tool. I'm just so busy and sometimes it's hard to make appointments at the salon so this is a lifesaver! Also make sure to read the instructions!" —Pamela

    Get it from Amazon for $19.99 (available in three colors).

    5. 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 & Beyond for $11.99.

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


    This handy two-in-one tool heats up to 450ºF.

    Promising review: "Nothing has worked on my daughter's hair. She has really thick hair with some natural curl, so it is very frizzy. I bought this as a last-chance effort in hopes it would help her crazy, wild hair. It is amazing and keeps her hair straight and shiny! It's not as frizzy and doesn't appear as thick." —Krystal

    Get it from Amazon for $23.99.

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


    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 yrs!). Pink Armor is now one of my top three favorite products ever!" —Sandra K.

    Get a set of two from Amazon for $15.35.

    8. 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.


    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 $14.78.

    9. A cream many attest has indeed healed their heels. Adios, cracked, dry skin!


    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 $13.73.

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

    Bed Bath & Beyond

    Promising review: "I purchased this as a Christmas gift for my daughter and so happy I did. She used it on her arms and it was amazing. She inherited her dad's hairy arms and within minutes her arms were baby soft and the hair has yet to start growing back after about three weeks. She absolutely loves this product. Works great and pain free." —Patty

    Get it from Bed Bath & Beyond for $59.99.

    11. A set of curlers you can wear to sleep that will leave you looking fabulous without subjecting your hair to more heat damage.

    Bed Bath & Beyond

    Promising review: "I have very curly dry hair due to relaxers, keratin treatments and coloring. I washed my hair in the morning and put the rollers in, and in about 6 hours the hair that was on the rollers was still wet, so I used my blow dryer and finish drying that way. Let me tell you, my hair never looked so alive, full of shine, and even bouncy. These are great, but you need to be patient with the drying process." —Maryann Shearer

    Get it from Bed Bath & Beyond for $29.99.

    12. 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.

    Bed Bath & Beyond

    Promising review: "I love this mirror! I bought one for me for travel (which I used this past week) and another for my daughter for use at home. It has its own sturdy bag to store it for travel — it is small yet plenty big to apply makeup, has a divided base to put tweezers, brushes, moisturizer, etc. I'm going to buy another for my other daughter for travel. It is made of plastic so might break easily, but I was not really careful with it and I didn't break it." —Sue1

    Get it from Bed Bath & Beyond for $19.99 (available in four colors).

    13. 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.

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

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

    Bed Bath & 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 & Beyond for $9.99.

    Now, who's ready to shop?!

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