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Sometimes the most genius inventions also tend to be the most eyebrow-raising and giggle-inducing — things that were born to go viral on social media. In fact, those brilliant "As seen on TV" products were HSN’s bread and butter long before social media even existed.
Nowadays, HSN has evolved into a bonafide online superstore. But if you sift through all the brand-name home and fashion finds, you’ll still find plenty of quirky game-changers, from a keychain that doubles as a personal bodyguard, to a battery-operated shower brush that gives you a spa makeover, to an adorable doggie backpack that doubles as a harness for a more stylish walking outfit.
We rounded up 12 of the weirdest, most wonderful HSN products to help you start 2022 off right. Each is $30 or less, so you won't break the bank. Also economical: You can pay in (interest-free!) installments with "Flex Pays" on every one of these items. Get shopping!
Sink into that steak with a tie-dyed knife! This 12-piece set is museum gift shop–worthy, with your choice of three vibrant patterns splashed across their blades. Have fun in the kitchen with these stainless steel beauties.
File this under awwww. You can choose from small and medium sizes, plus a harness ring is attached to this fuzzy backpack, so you can walk your pup on a leash while he carries his own treats and poo bags. Talk about a good boy!
Why scrub yourself when you can get a battery-operated shower brush that does the work for you? This spinning spa brush cleanses, massages and exfoliates your skin effortlessly with three different head attachments to choose from.
A lightweight, wearable blanket with sleeves and pockets? It’s 2022’s answer to the Snuggie, but much, much cuter. Choose from a variety of colors and patterns, like aqua or floral.
This isn’t any old keychain fob — it’s your all-around personal protector. It illuminates your path with a bright built-in light and incorporates a personal alarm system if you encounter danger.
Do you want to hydrate with water or enjoy a glass of wine? Decisions, decisions. Hey, enjoy both with this two-in-one carafe made of double-wall vacuum insulated stainless steel with an easy-pour spout. Your beverage of choice will stay nice and cold, and the pour spout can be removed when you want to use the bottle as a tumbler.
No need to ask someone to hold the flashlight. These candy-colored work lights attach magnetically to any metal surface and emit a beam bright enough to get any task done with ease.
Beekman 1802 has an entire skin care line based on one magical ingredient: goat milk. The brand has even extended into milk-infused wood polish, and of course these goat-faced polishing mitts are essential. But they work as dusters on their own, too!
Hit the road with confidence. This all-in-one-kit comes with booster cables, a tow strap, a D cell battery and practically everything you’ll need in the event of an emergency en route — all in a nifty carrying case.
Ditch those dryer sheets! These wool dryer balls are all-natural and chemical-free, and frankly they’re so much fun to use. They even shorten the time it takes to dry laundry. Mind blown.
Support your tablet on this comfy memory foam stand that doubles as a pillow (handy for a work-break nap!) and comes in 17 colors and patterns. Working from home just leveled up!
One simple cloth for all your scrubbing and exfoliating needs? Make it two — this pair of stretchy cloths are so malleable they’ll find their way into every nook and cranny. The result will be addictively silky, smooth skin on the daily.
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