We see a lot of infomercials by the time we’re adults. They promote a variety of products that supposedly make our lives better and easier. But are any of these “as seen on TV” gadgets worth owning? Do they actually work?

Jeff Barron at buzzfeed.com checked with his blog readers to get the verdict on a wide range of items. Then he shared this collection of twenty-seven products that are completely worth buying. These suggestions are based on the positive experiences reported by people who are supposedly actual owners and users. As they say, your mileage may vary, but it’s fun to see what people say anyway. Put down your remote and pick the perfect holiday gift for someone or yourself when you click the link below.