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10 cult-favorite products under $25 that'll make you wonder how you lived without them

Four of 10 cult favorites found on HSN for under $25
These cult faves will soon become yours, too. (Photos: HSN)

Sometimes you stumble across a product that gets you wondering, "Why didn't I think of that?!" And in our 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. C'mon, who wouldn't love a whale-shaped tea infuser?

Quick Overview
  • Cooper Life by Tommie Cooper Women's Over-the-Calf Socks with Grippers

  • Benefit Cosmetics Gimme Brow+ Tinted Volumizing Eyebrow Gel 2pc Set

  • Bell + Howell Double-Sided Alien Mounting Tape 4-pack

  • Gourmet Edge 3-Piece Diamond Nonstick Blade Cutlery Set

  • FHI Heat Unbrush with Gray Handle

  • Battery Pro Organizer and Tester

  • Fred and Friends Brew Whale Tea Infuser

  • Finishing Touch Flawless Next Gen Hair Removal

  • BlushLips Exfoliating Brush Set

  • Happy Camper 2-in-1 Tent Light and Ceiling Fan

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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 Bag" on just about everything.

And if you don't want to pay all in one go, opt for Easy Pay installments. Plus, if you're a first-time HSN shopper, you can grab an extra $10 off your purchase of $20 or more with code HSN2023. Win, win, win!

1. Improve circulation and reduce pain

Get relief for sore, tired feet with these mid-weight compression socks.
$23 at HSN

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 flights.

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 so you'll never find yourself without a fix.

3. Get a grip

This reusable double-sided tape works on glass, tile, stone, brick and wood and doesn't leave a residue behind.
$13 at HSN

Use this versatile-as-hell adhesive 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."

4. Use diamonds in the kitchen

Diamonds are a cook's best friend. The texture on the blades of these knives prevents food from sticking as you slice.
$17 at HSN

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 two 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 every day, and am very pleased with the quality, durability and price."

5. Tame those tangles

It works equally well on wet or dry hair.
$18 at HSN

Thanks to its highly heat-resistant bristles, this fan favorite makes blow drying a breeze. It easily detangles even the most unruly of hair — painlessly and effortlessly — and works well on both wet and dry tresses. Pro tip: Brush gently from the bottom up in sections for the best results.

Choose from multiple colors, including teal and peach. One customer shares, "I have been struggling with hair shedding for years, and this brush is a game changer. It doesn't pull or tug at my hair." And this user seals the deal, saying, "It's so lightweight and easy to clean. Plus, my hair looks fuller and smoother than with any other brush on the planet!"

6. Ensure you've always got power

This handy case can hold 100 batteries.
$21 at HSN

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

Sea that? It's a whale-shaped tea infuser!
$16 at HSN

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're in search of a jolt of caffeine.

8. Flaunt flawless skin

This beloved hair-removal tool is about the size of a tube of lipstick. There's also a model made just for brows.
$20 at HSN

This discreet 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 specifically designed 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

This set of three lip brushes will help you slough off dead skin for an ultra-smooth pout.
$20 at HSN

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

Use it as a light, use it for the fan or use it with both: This versatile tool will come in handy on camping trips or when you're out working in the garage.
$13 at HSN

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.

The reviews quoted above reflect the most recent versions at the time of publication.