The Bedazzler Review

1Always wanted to add some shine to some older outfits that look alright, just need a little make-over? Are you in Do It Yourself Projects involving interior decoration, clothes making or arts and crafts? Always felt compelled to add some rhinestones or stubs to your favorite pair of jeans or to teach your little girl how to embellish her own wardrobe?

The Bedazzler is an As Seen on TV product available for purchase from the manufacturer, other As Seen on TV dedicated websites and, of course, Amazon. It is an Arts, Crafts & Sewing dedicated tool which allows you to embed rhinestones and studs in any piece of clothing and, why not, other textile – made objects, such as table cloths, drapes, or pillow cases, depending on your imagination and skills. The package comes with the machine and an additional stock of 150 rhinestones and studs. In the Bedazzler review that follows we will see if the product is as good as it seems.

Features

The machine looks like a special type of staples, plastic and metal combined, that helps the user to quickly attach rhinestones, beads and studs on their favorite clothes or interior decoration pieces with little effort. The additional 150 shiny applications make a good start stock for whoever feels creative and wants to give an old jacket a fresh look.

Reasons to buy the Bedazzler

–          If you can’t find other similar product

The market is quite generous when it comes to such devices. It is not that the Bedazzler doesn’t work, it’s that others work better.

–          If you are really into arts and crafts and want to develop your talents2

This product is good for those who know they will use it constantly and for a long time, as applying three rhinestones on some blouse and ending the quest here doesn’t justify the price, which becomes affordable only if you plan to create more decorations for clothes or design projects

–          If you have daughters who are into arts and crafts

Many customers admitted they bought the product for children – either for their daughters or nieces, as they are the ones who seem to like decorating their clothes and add some shine to their wardrobe.

–          Only if you have enough strength to make it work

We will see a few customers’ concerns immediately, but if you know you lack some physical force and patience, maybe it’s better to look around for other products that are easier to use.

Consumer Issues and Concerns

The device has been tested by the customers who bought it and there’s just more than one Bedazzler review out there. One of the first issues they highlighted is that the device is poorly constructed, being described as “cheap plastic and cheap metal” which not always bind right or feel solid enough when used.

However, paradoxically, the product is not easy either to break, or to use. Pressing the rhinestones into the textile – and we are talking here light and almost transparent cloth like T-Shirt materials and silky ones – led to the unexpected result of the prongs not going through the material all the way, or leaving the teeth unbent properly. Finishing the job with alternative means such as your own hands, a spoon or even a knife blade isn’t worth the product’s money.

The rhinestones, studs or beads may fall out of the prongs before you can reach your purpose, and this makes the embedding a lot harder that it should be.

3Also, another issue that was observed at testing it was that the machine is very hard to use as you need a lot of strength to push the studs all the way, not to mention the level of difficulty met when dealing with jeans or denim jackets.

Finally, it seems that the embedded rhinestones and studs fall out while they get the machine washing treatment, thus you should only restrict your craft ideas only to those clothes that will never and up in a centrifuge.

The Verdict

Taking into account all users’ perspectives on the product, this Bedazzler review says this one is a “no-go.” Hard to use and meeting all sorts of obstacles, it proved to be difficult to use by children or adolescents – some of the primary customer category – while the poor construction, little usability and long – term debatable results may convince you to look for other similar products with better reviews.

Bright Light Pillow Starlight Square Review

1The Bright Light Pillow Starlight Square is an As Seen on TV product that you can purchase from Amazon, your local Walmart and is available also on Toys R Us website. It is a decorative and functional item that addresses especially children, but adults too and it is basically a pillow that has the feature of glowing, due to LED technology, being provided with an automatic system that shuts it off in 15 minutes. Although not a toy, the pillow raised the consumers’ interest especially in the benefit of children. Even if the product features inside lights, it doesn’t emit heat, or burns. This Bright Light Pillow Starlight Square review aims to find out if the pillow is as interesting and as useful as they say it is.

Features

The pillow features a system of LED lights shining bright colors you have to turn on by placing the batteries inside the battery compartment, and then tap strongly the pillow for the lights to shine. The system is designed so the lights turn off automatically after 15 minutes. The exterior of pillow is made out of a soft material that allows you to see the lights, but it is strong enough to resist tapping and even resting your head against it.

Reasons to buy the Bright Light Pillow Starlight Square

–          If your child is afraid to sleep in complete darkness

Some users declared they find this pillow incredibly useful because they have children who, in spite the fact they don’t like sleeping in the dark, they also resent having lamps or watch lights glowing in their rooms. This pillow shines a colorful, soothing light, not strong enough to bother, but pleasant for the children.

–          If you want to have some special decorations around the house

It’s not only the children who love this glowing pillow, but adults also. Those who bought the first one, didn’t stop here and bought some others to work on their interior design. At night, they shed a relaxing light and if matched with a relaxed atmosphere or assorted furniture accessories, they can become the next best thing in DIY projects.2

–          Make good companions when traveling

Some customers admitted they took their bright lights pillows on trips, as they make very good nightlights in hotel rooms, apparently, and can make any place become alive and jolly.

–          It’s affordable

You can take a look for it in your local store or browse the Internet, it comes in affordable prices and you can even stumble upon discounts.

Consumer Issues and Concerns

The device has been tested by the customers who bought it. The most important issue that was addressed is whether the pillow heats up or emits heat, as the advertisement says it is completely safe. Up to this point, only a few complained about the pillow not working as marketed, becoming very hot in the area where the battery compartment is and posing a danger to children and even adults who might get burnt if trying to change the batteries. However, these were isolated cases and most of them involved unfortunate manufacturing defects. The majority didn’t complain about the pillow emitting dangerous heat.

Another issue that concerned customers expressed in more than just one Bright Light Pillow Starlight Square review is the cleaning methods of the pillow. Since it is an object mostly used by children carrying it around all day or sleeping with it, it can get dirty very quick. Washing it traditionally is out of the question, of course, but the material allows you to clean the spots with stain removers, as long as you don’t have much water infiltrating inside it.

3Long term functionality is something that still needs to be tested, as the pillow is marketed to work as described for hundreds of hours. Some people described it as working for no longer than three months, without mentioning how many hours they managed to keep it glowing or how hard did they really tapped it for shining. Again, the majority’s voice made itself be heard and the conclusion is that the pillow, although not indestructible, as nothing is, works well enough for prolonged periods of time is you handle it with care.

The Verdict

Taking into account all users’ perspectives on the product, the verdict of this Bright Light Pillow Starlight Square review inclines to be positive. Mistakes are made all the time and if you get the wrong product in the package, measures must be taken. Also, manufacturing flaw, though possible, find their resolve. All in all, the pillow makes a great decorating item for adults and a very nice and friendly companion for children who are being described as “in love with it.”

4 Reasons Why Kids Love the Slushy Magic

Some of the hottest trends among kids these days are frozen beverages, and that’s why there are at least 4 reasons why kids love the Slushy Magic device. This product can turn nearly any liquid into a frozen treat without the need for any complicated blending. Here are four reasons why kids and even adults love the product and the frozen beverages it creates.

It’s Fast

One of the biggest reasons kids love the product is due to just how quickly it works. Kids can remove the magic cubes from the freezer, place them in the Slushy Magic maker, add almost any liquid, and shake for a frozen treat that is ready in minutes. Unlike other slushy makers, you don’t have to wait for ice to be crushed or liquids to be blended. The magic cubes can be kept in the freezer between uses so they’ll always be ready to make another slushy.

It’s Easy

There aren’t many kitchen products that parents would feel comfortable letting their young children use, especially not a blender, but this product is safe and simple enough for almost any child to use. With the Slushy Magic there are no sharp blades involved, no ice to crush, and no messes to clean up. Everything is contained within one easy to clean cup and since there aren’t any large blender pitchers to clean, you can have a slushy anytime you want. If your kid knows how to pour and shake, they can use this product with ease.

It’s Delicious

Since the product can be used with essentially any liquid, your kids can take the flavorful beverages they already love and make them even tastier! From frozen lemonade to frozen chocolate milk, there isn’t much of anything that doesn’t taste better when it’s made into a slushy treat. The Slushy Magic is especially refreshing during the summer months when your kids will no doubt crave cold beverages to help cool down. It’s also a great way to get kids to drink fruit and vegetable juices they may not try otherwise.

It’s Fun

Lastly, the sheer fun of shaking and creating your own frozen beverage is fun for every member of the family. Since the slushy maker takes all of the frustration out of making a frozen drink, the only thing left to do is shake it up and enjoy! Not only is shaking up your own drink tons of fun, but kids absolutely love experimenting with their own flavor combinations to make drinks that they’ve never had before. And since it’s so kid-friendly, you’ll never have to hesitate when your kids ask if they can use the Slushy Magic.