Reality Television: Do "As Seen on TV" Beauty Products Really Work?

Photo by: Air Curler
Air Curler
Price: $14.99 plus $7.99 shipping & handling ($22.98)
What you get: 1 Air Curler hair dryer attachment
What it claims to do: Create curls in seconds without damage
How ... more 
Photo by: Air Curler
Air Curler
Price: $14.99 plus $7.99 shipping & handling ($22.98)
What you get: 1 Air Curler hair dryer attachment
What it claims to do: Create curls in seconds without damage
How it works: Set a section of hair in the plastic bucket of this hair dryer attachment and turn on the dryer to "spin" hair into curls.
As Seen On TV Rating: 4 out of 5 stars
Reviewer Consensus: This device will curl hair, but most reviewers were not happy with the way the curls looked and found they didn't last long. Furthermore, it needs to be taken apart to switch the air direction, and most found this to be a hassle.
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Tue, Nov 19, 2013 12:38 PM EST
We've all seen the commercials and infomercials: the next miracle beauty product is only a short phone call or website click away! But do these products really live up to their promises? I've read the blogs and watched the YouTube videos reviewing 7 popular "As Seen On TV" beauty products. In this roundup, I offer you a quick rundown for each, including price, product claims, ratings, and reviewer consensus. - By Sonya Lee Benham


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