Sometimes you stumble across a product that makes you think, "Why didn't I think of that?!" And in my line of work, that happens a lot. These ten goodies (all under $25, by the way) will save you time, encourage you to stay organized, ramp up your beauty routine, and make everyday life a little more fun. I mean, who wouldn't love a whale-shaped tea infuser?
CopperLife by Tommie Copper Over-the-Calf Socks w/Grippers$25
Gimme Brow+ Tinted Volumizing Eyebrow Gel 2pc Set$24
Bell + Howell Double-Sided Alien Mounting Tape 4-pack$15
Gourmet Edge 3-piece Diamond Nonstick Blade Cutlery Set$17
Outlines Serum Booster Tool$17
Organizer and Tester$21
Brew Whale Tea Infuser$16
Flawless Next Gen Hair Removal$20
Exfoliating Brush Set$20
2-in-1 Tent Light and Ceiling Fan$13
Read on for some of the best cult-favorite finds at HSN under $25. But don't say I didn't warn you: You may be tempted to hit "add to cart" on just about everything.
And if you don't want to pay all in one go, opt for Easy Pay installments for each item instead. Plus, if you're a first-time HSN shopper, you can grab an extra $20 off your purchase of $40 or more with code HSN2022. Win, win, win!
1. Improve circulation and reduce pain
Whether you're kicking back, traveling or recovering from a workout, you can benefit from a pair of compression socks. The upsides are endless: They'll boost circulation in your legs, help reduce pain and swelling and even support your veins. Frequent travelers swear by them for long plane rides.
Tommie Copper socks specifically target the arch and heel, helping relieve soreness and aches, and aiding in muscle recovery (say, after a tough workout). Plus, the socks have grippers to prevent slipping when walking around sans shoes.
2. For brows that wow
Beloved beauty brand Benefit is well known for products that help highlight the eye area. Along with luxe-looking lashes, they've also got you covered in the brow department. With the recent trend of fuller brows and with the understanding that some of us may still be recovering from over-plucking done in the early aughts, this Gimme Brow+ Tinted Volumizing Eyebrow Gel offers an easy fix.
The gel is infused with tiny microfibers that adhere to skin and existing hairs to create a fuller appearance and can be layered for extra intensity. Choose from four shades to find the one that suits you and go from brow to wow in an instant. This set comes with one full-size tube and one travel-size brow gel so you'll never find yourself without a fix.
3. Get a grip
Use it as rug tape to prevent slippage on slick surfaces or to hang holiday decorations from a variety of surfaces. One happy customer shares that she was able to hang her heavy wooden Christmas decorations from her brick exterior with no problem: "I used extra tape and after being out there through the entire five-week Christmas season, I had to pry them off with a hammer. I have shared it with my neighbors and they love it. Now I'm buying more!"
Another pleased purchaser reports, "This is amazing. I think up places I can use this. My son has a phone holder that attaches to the windshield and kept falling off. Well, not anymore."
And a third offers up a helpful tip: "Just remember if you want to remove it, just don't yank/pull on it, you have to twist it!"
4. Use diamonds in the kitchen
Slice through a bounty of produce with the help of this sleek set. The trio comes with a chef's knife, Santoku knife and paring knife for all your kitchen needs — plus protective sheaths for each. The unique textured blade allows air to flow between the metal and whatever it is you're cutting so that it slides off the blade with ease. No more clingy onions here!
One user shares, "I now have 2 sets of these knives, along with other sets. They sharpen beautifully and hold their sharpness fairly well...they slice very thinly and no squishing. I use mine at some point EVERYDAY, and am very pleased with the quality, durability and price."
5. Maximize your moisturizer
This beauty booster will not only help you apply your favorite moisturizer and serum, but it will also ensure that a bottle lasts as long as possible and gives you maximum results. When you apply creams and oils using your hands, the solution can absorb there before all of it gets to your face. So, while your hands may look youthful as ever, this Vanity Planet Outlines Serum Booster Tool will help get your face to match.
You can also use it to apply cleanser to your face. Move the massage head in a circular, upward motion for best results. One customer shares, "I'm so glad I found this tool to add to my collection of pampering tools. This feels like it really helps with my moisturizer and makes my face feel so smooth. It feels like a mini massager on my face. I love it!" And this user seals the deal, saying, "This little guy has been a game changer. I was honestly skeptical that it would be any better than using my fingers to apply my serums. I was wrong. After just a week I started to notice a difference in the appearance of my skin, texture and fine lines. I would highly recommend this to anyone of any age!"
6. Ensure you've always got power
You know how frustrating it can be when your remote dies at the exact moment you want to turn on your favorite show? And it becomes doubly frustrating when you can't find a working battery anywhere in the house. Yeah, we've all been there. This Battery Pro Organizer and Tester should help change all that. First, you'll know right where to look when you find yourself in need of power. And then if you're not sure if the battery is dead or the item you're powering up is faulty, use the attached tester to easily find the answer.
Choose from five case colors to hold up to 100 batteries. The package even comes with wall anchors and screws so you can hang it for ultra-easy access. Power on!
7. Have a whale of a time with your tea
Fill the whale's body with your favorite tea leaves and drop it into a mug of hot water. The silicone is heat-safe, so the little guy will be just fine no matter how scalding you like your brew. When you're done steeping, simply pull up on the spray of "water" coming from his spout to free Willy (sorry, I had to) and get to enjoying your cuppa.
This Fred and Friends Brew Whale Tea Infuser will make overnight guests giggle and give you a jolt of joy when you may also be in search of a jolt of caffeine.
8. Flaunt flawless skin
This discrete precision hair removal tool works wonders on the upper lip, chin and cheeks. It's super gentle (I use it regularly and get no irritation as I have from other products) and has a light to illuminate every strand you're looking to shear. Turn it on, set it flat against your skin, and move it around in a circular motion. Empty the mini canister and you'll be amazed. Plus, it helps create a super smooth canvas for your makeup routine and can minimize caking.
There's also a Flawless Touch for brows, with a more tapered head that you can use to virtually erase all unwanted hair between and surrounding your brows. A happy customer sums it up nicely: "No pain, no pull, no cuts."
9. Take care of chapped lips
The BlushLips double-sided exfoliating lip brush is made of textured silicone (one side is finer than the other) to help slough away dead skin and leave behind smooth, kissable lips.
One user shares that it's a simple concept that leads to dramatic results: "[My lips] would peel and sometimes bleed despite using top-of-the-line moisturizers. I use this once a day after brushing my teeth and have seen a great improvement in the skin integrity of my lips. It helps to make the moisturizers I use more effective."
10. Cool down and light up
Most indoor spaces have fans and lighting to keep them comfortable and illuminated, so why not bring those features to the outdoors? Whether you use this 2-in-1 light and fan in a tent while camping or in the garage as you tinker, it's sure to do the trick. And if you don't want both features on at the same time, they can be used independently as well.
This LED fan light has a collapsible hanging hook and a swivel head so you can light up and cool down at any angle you please. This cool tool will certainly come in handy as the weather continues to heat up.
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