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Promising review: “I always thought that putting something in front of your camera was reserved for government paranoid people, but 1. that is a real worry and 2. this thing comes in handy for everyday life too. I work at an organization that uses a lot of conference lines with external clients and having this manual option to prevent others from seeing my video is such a nice piece of mind. It doesn’t block the lens when opened and is super easy to apply. I also love that it is super discreet, and doesn’t prevent my laptop from closing properly.” —Manders
Promising review: “When I pull the tape, it spins the record. I can’t help but find reasons to need tape just to pull on it. It really brings a little small kiddish joy or amusement when you see that record spin. Functionality isn’t sacrificed from the aesthetics. The weight of this thing is your best friend, the body of the tape dispenser doesn’t move when you pull any length of tape, so you get to enjoy this effect without worrying it flinging everywhere. I love how the transparent cap allows you to close the tape department after you’re done using it so in case you don’t use it for long periods of time the revealed tape gap is protected from any free flying dust from sticking with your tape. Overall, as a someone who loves art and functionality, I can vouch for this small product as a good buy.” —Ms. X
Promising review: “This is really lightweight and cute. I even took it with me when I went on vacation. It always keeps my toothbrush dry and clean! It makes small sound when you open it. The quality is really good. I and my husband are really happy with this purchase. ” —Giabell
Promising review: “This small pill box is very convenient to carry. I have to take some vitamins every day. It is very convenient to put the medicine I need to take every day in this small box.” —Luisana
SoCal3D is a small business based in San Diego, California that sells and creates 3D printed products.
Promising review: “Product arrived promptly and was designed as advertised. Sturdy, fun color, stylus better than I’ve seen on similar products.” —Benjamin Perlman
Promising review: “After doing extensive comparisons, this one checked off all my boxes. To me it’s ear split-tingly loud in a sleek, elegant design. I tested by pressing before charging and they are LOUD. Must hold button for three seconds before they shut off. I’m now afraid to try pulling the pin but i wanted more than one way to trigger alarm. The flashlight is bright: press once for a steady light, twice for flashing. I love that they are rechargeable so goodbye replacement batteries. This will make me feel safer walking at night and in parks. I plan to give as gifts too. Hope for the best prepare for the worse.” —Slayr
Promising review: “Let’s be honest. There are tons and I mean tons of clock options out there but the reality is that majority of them are hideous. I wanted a clock that was both functional and looks great. This product is exactly that. I find the second dim level perfect. Bright enough without being blinding. Having 12-hour and 24-hour options are great. I only use it as a clock so I can’t speak much about using it as an alarm clock. The USBs on the side make charging small devices a breeze. Guests are always complimenting the clock and asking where I got it. Highly recommend!” —Catherine
The ergo spout fits all standard size 2.75″ inch mouth mason jars regardless of size (ie. half-gallon, quart, pint). It is compatible with most mason jar brands including Ball, Kerr, Kilner, Atlas, Golden Harvest.
Promising review: “I recently took my ergo spout on a family reunion trip. I had mason jars filled with special salad dressing and maple syrup from a bulk gallon, enough to feed my family group of 17. It was so convenient to transport the condiments in sealed jars, then screw on the ergo spout to serve them. The salad dressing was easy to pour on everyone’s cafe-rio-type salads, and my sisters all commented on how beautiful and convenient it was. The next morning, I was able to put the jar of syrup into the microwave to warm it up, then screw on the ergo spout to help pour the syrup as well. No need to transfer the syrup more than once. Plus it looked so classy. I was very proud to have this beautiful tool to take with me.” —Liz
Promising review: “This is another smart idea made into a product. The fan is very small (4.75″ X 1.5″) and easy to pack, because it folds and the two blades collapse. Its battery runs very long and allows the fan to serve as a power bank, using the USB port on the end. There are two speeds and it’s pretty strong, especially for a handheld personal fan, though you can also fold it 90 degrees and stand it up. If you hold down the power switch while closed, the fan becomes a bright LED flashlight. The teddy bear ears are a cute touch, especially for kids.” —Carlos S.
The Bluetooth sunglasses are compatible with Siri, Cortana, Google, Pandora, iTunes, Spotify and many more services. The lenses are coated with UV400 protection which blocks 99% of UV light.
Promising review: “I own other OhO glasses and found the video and sound to be great, battery power long lasting, and the videos easy to download. These glasses are attractive to me because of the Bluetooth capabilities. I also dislike wearing ear pods and wires. I am a boat captain and with these glasses I can talk to my customers on the phone and listen to music without my passengers thinking I am goofing off. They also work nicely as sunglasses with interchangeable polarized lenses. The polarized lenses really reduce eye fatigue from a long day on the water. The Q&A says that the glasses will accommodate prescription lenses. I am eager to try this option out. These glasses do it all.” —Patrick Bredlau
Promising review: “I wish I had taken the time to take a before and after pic because I have so much more room in there now than I did before. I I found the cutest tops in there that I had completely forgotten about because my clothes were crammed in the closet so tightly. Most of the time I felt like I had nothing to wear LOL and now I know exactly what I have and it’s even organized by sleeve length and color. I would definitely buy again and actually plan to buy more for my husband and children to use as well.” —Mariko Lamb
Promising review: “These silicone mask brushes are very nice! They seem sturdy which is great because I apply a mask daily and a clay mask 2x a week. Mixing everything with a plastic spoon is wasteful, it never mixes everything together great and can be very sloppy. applying the mask with my fingers also tends to be a pain. Remember, if you use bentonite clay, it can’t come in contact with metal, so the silicone is perfect for mixing it. The silicone tip is also long enough I don’t have to worry about the clay coming into contact with the metal that holds the silicone and handle together.” —Em🐾
Promising review: “Exactly what I wanted! Hands feel very clean after wash! Highly recommend! I read other reviews and decided these had the best reviews, those reviews did not disappoint! Each sheet of soap produces enough soap to give the comfort of knowing your hands are throughly clean. We liked our first order so much that we bought 10 packs for my fiancé work crew to help make keeping their hands clean during this pandemic! ( he’s a delivery driver/repair tech). If you have wanted to try something like this product, I highly recommend this brand!” —Clippin4You
Promising review: “I do not claim to understand the science behind this tiny miracles, but they have changed my life. I spent my workday looking forward to going home and putting one of these bad boys on my newly erupted Mt. Zit and the overnight results were Shocking. Not only is it grossly satisfying, but it saved me several days of walking around with a bloody crater in my face because my previous method of dealing with unsightly blemishes was to pick pick pick.” —Adg
Promising review: “Best purchase I’ve made, you can literally take this anywhere or use it anywhere. This is perfect if you live in a small space and need something smaller than a huge blender. It works just as effective as a normal blender and grinds perfectly. Love the fact you don’t have to plug it in every time you use it like a blender has to. The little ice tray is cute too.” —Alina A.
Promising review: “For years we’ve dealt with a tissue box in our vehicles. “Where is it today?” “I can’t reach it when I need it!” “The box is falling apart from being jostled about!” No more! After getting this product and mounting it to the passenger side visor. We now can enjoy having tissue close at hand and when we need it. It mounts very easily, just slides onto the visor. It does not come loose and stays where it’s supposed to stay. It is narrow enough that it does not impede line of sight when the visor is up. We chose to put it on the passenger side only because our garage door opener is on the driver’s side. A must-have!” —gkhelland
Promising review: “I love this adorable product. I bought it for my office, there is no static or shocks due to dry conditions from heating any more. I highly recommend this for any office or personal space. I have more than gotten my money’s worth already. If I lost this today, I would immediately buy another!” —Yong.C
The stainless steel pump has an automatic shut-off function, is rechargeable, and has a USB port.
Promising review: “This product is awesome. We noticed the water in our standing cooler started tasting off and we’d only had it about two months so it wasn’t old by any means. We mentioned it to our water delivery driver, thinking maybe we were receiving different water, and he said it could be because algae tends to grow inside the coolers rather quickly, because the water comes from a spring. That made absolute sense to us, because it even smelled a tad pond-ish and didn’t taste fresh. So we immediately got rid of it, bought this product and our water tastes better than it ever has. I cannot recommend it enough. It’s easy to charge, and easy to clean my three year old uses this easily. Literally with the push of a button, no spills. We will never go back to units or using any kind of water containers again.” —Evans Martinez
Promising review: “I never write reviews but I could not pass this one up. I have been fighting with my skin for years! After my last pregnancy, I started developing cystic acne, my skin was congested with oil, whiteheads, blackheads, you name it. All those years of desperately doing my own extractions, trying every mask, cleanser, device, my skin was left scarred and discolored – I hated the texture of my skin. I impulsively bought this and tried it the day it was delivered. I was amazed at how well it extracted all the gunk I could and couldn’t see lurking under my skin. I use it every night to cleanse, then apply my serum and moisturizer. I am finally happy with the way my skin looks and posted a selfie without a filter for the first time since I can remember. Just try it!” —Marlena H.
Promising review: “Bought this product as a way to keep my lip balm on me, without having to transfer between pairs of pants. I’ve washed far too many tubes of lip balm. So far, the product works wonderfully! Fits Blistex and Burt’s Bees tubes for sure, unsure about other brands/shapes. Made of soft, spongy, but durable neoprene, and the marbled patterns are super cute! Highly recommend.” —Theresa Smith
Promising review: “I cannot stress to you enough how much better this simple little tool has made my quality of life during summer in Ohio. It rains a lot. There are a lot of mosquitoes. Omg so many mosquitoes. I have horrific allergic reactions to mosquito bites. We’re talking bumps swelling to the width of softballs within minutes of the bite. This tool doesn’t make those bumps go away, but it stops the itch IMMEDIATELY. I was a huge skeptic; how could a little suction cure this agonizingly itchy allergic reaction? I’ll be honest. I still really don’t know how it does, but it provides instant relief that no pill, cream, or injection ever has ever achieved for me. If you live anywhere where insect bites are common, you need to own one of these!” —Customer
Promising review: “I don’t know how I lived without these spatulas. I thought I needed to buy a new foundation, but using the little spatula I was able to get every last bit out and go another couple of months before my next makeup purchase. I also had a large bottle of lotion that the pump wouldn’t work on any more and was all going to go to waste without the spatula. I plan on getting more of these as Christmas stocking stuffers.” —Mandi L
Promising review: “I only needed one but got another one for when I travel. I live in a condo and someone tried to get in around 4 a.m. but I had put my trashcan in front of the door and they knocked it down and left running. I used this and the next time they tried to get in they couldn’t. I use this every day/night when I’m in my condo and I use it alongside a door alarm. It doesn’t look like it works but it definitely does. This thing actually works.” —A. D.
Promising review: “Soon as I saw this, I knew I had to get it. How smart that someone finally came up with something that will hold your polish? Not everyone can afford to, or want to go out and get mani pedis right now. Some of us want to stay home, stay away from the germs and do these things ourselves. But of course, I would make a mess, or tip the polish over or knock it over when working on my fingers and toes. This is perfect. It fits on my hand, it fits all sizes of nail polish bottles and it is made of a nice thick plastic. You get 5 big stars from me.” —Anne Maes
Promising review: “This product does exactly what it says it does. I recently got a new car and was looking for something to easily put I up dust. I saw this product from TikTok. I was surprised at how easily it picks up dust and small debris, especially from inside of vents and cup holders. It’s also great for the though screen in my car! The only complaint is the very artificial smell when you use it. It doesn’t last, just when it’s out of the container!” —Loren
Promising review: “I was a bit skeptical when purchasing these gloves, but the reviews were excellent, so I went ahead and bought them. I am so glad I did. I have small hands, but these gloves fit fine. Two things I really love about these gloves: 1. water does not seep inside (pet peeve of mine) and 2. they are easy to get on and off repeatedly (second pet peeve is when you need to wait until the gloves dry to get your hands back in them). The gloves do an excellent job cleaning the dishes and kitchen. I have not used the to do other rooms in the house but will be purchasing another pair to tackle other cleaning jobs.” —Babs
Promising review: “I ordered these in the hopes that I could stop burning my fingers on food cooked in the microwave. Not only did they keep my pinkies pink, but they also catch the inevitable spills/leaks. They are VERY easy to clean. I was worried when I made some microwave popcorn atop the smaller one. It seemed to have a small scorch mark on it. I put it in the dishwasher, bottom shelf. I was stunned that not only did the scorch mark come off, the mat was just as perfect as the first time I used it. This would make a wonderful wedding or housewarming gift. I may need to gift myself with more for other household needs.” —AZN8TV
Promising review: “Holy geez where was this all my life? This is the perfect crumb catcher/sweeper for your table. Have little ones that leave toast crumbs everywhere? Or a husband that drops little bits of stuff? This will vacuum it all up and voila clean table! It’s a nice compact size and can pick up sizeable crumbs easily. I’m gifting these for Xmas!” —Kestrel
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! There really isn’t another product that compares to this. That’s why I gave it 5 stars!” —Tessa Forbes
3D Printed by Brian is a small business based in Fate, Texas that sells 3D printed products.
Promising review: “My husband rolled his eyes at me that I bought it but I have no regrets! Never again will I spill sauce on myself in the car. Has an even nicer cleaner look than the picture in my opinion.” —MadisonElaine98
A Little Shop by Alex is a small business based in Belleville, Pennsylvania that sells kitchen products.
Promising review: “Until now I have tried steamer attachments (ouch! many burns!), hand whisks, and battery-operated whisks, but none have worked with less effort and better results than this one! Instructions recommend whole milk for best results, but I use 2% milk and it works great. Love the fact it has a special setting for cold milk. I pour enough cold milk to reach the minimum fill line and I get enough foam for two coffees. It’s so quick I can start my brewer and then the frother and they are both ready at the same time. Very easy to clean — just give it a quick rinse after use (don’t let it sit!) and I appreciate the fact they provide a spare whisking coil that can be stored out of the way in the lid clip. Love it, I would absolutely buy this item again!” —Don The Idea Guy
Promising review: “These little silicone backs are small, but they tightly hold the earring in place really well. And with 200 pieces in the box, if you drop one (you will), it really doesn’t matter. Now I can safely wear the earrings in my jewelry box that are missing one or both backs. This was an excellent and inexpensive purchase for me. Highly recommend!” —Carol R. Slicher
Real and Vibrant is a small woman-owned business based in Seattle, Washington that sells pre-made and custom labels.
Promising review: “These are perfect! The quality is so much better than I was expecting for jar labels. They are incredibly secure, glossy and have clean beautiful printing. I highly recommend.” —Nicole Pelott
Promising review: “Super easy to use. I love that this mini heat sealer is battery operated. It works great for sealing bags of chips! So much nicer than using chip clips. It has a magnet in the back so you just pop it on your fridge and it’s there wherever you need it. Like many other reviews have said, it’s one of those things you didn’t know you needed!” —Evette Rowley
Promising review: “I totally love these Brami Halter tops. Being a cup size C; not having to wear a bra was almost impossible for me. With the Brami I am so happy that I do not have to use a bra plus still keep my boobs in place. These are so versatile that I used them every where .. all the time.. even to do yoga. I just love them!” —Zaidy B.
Promising review: “This product is great. I moved to Baltimore for school and last winter I was freezing, my fingers felt like ice sticks. But thankfully for this product so far it’s been much more bearable. The second best part is that this is also a power bank. There’s nothing like warming your hands and charging your phone at the same time!! Thank you to the creator of this product.” —Yosef Chaim Noorani
Promising review: “I’m not sure about battery life because it’s rechargeable. My daughter has one, it’s been over a year and she’s never charged hers. I will NEVER go back to the traditional, long flame lighters. This thing is AMAZING! It’s worth the money. I burn candles everyday. This will be an awesome gift for any candle loving person. Very easy to use.” —JMR
Promising Review: “This product is amazing! I learned about it after extensively scouring the web for the best detangling comb. After one use, I’m convinced it may be the most transformational element in the detangling process for my and my daughters’ hair. My 11-year old didn’t even realize I was comb detangling her hair when it was her turn until she heard me singing the product’ praise. It is so important to have a product like this on the market for those with 4c hair looking to maximize the length and strength of our hair; the detangling process often feels like a hindrance to this goal. Recommending this product to everyone!” —Customer
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