June 17, 2009


Have you ever seen these? I have been having a love affair with them since watching the infomercial late one rainy night last December. I knew immediately upon seeing these that I had to have one so I could look like Miss America herself. And if you order through the infomercial, you get the Hollywood Bumpit for FREE - for a limited time only, of course. For anyone who knows me, they know I have a special place in my heart for kiosks and infomercials. It's nothing short of a miracle that I haven't bought 4 of these puppies by now, but I have practiced self-control. Aside from the fact that I called ULTA, Walgreen's, the As-Seen-On-TV store, and Sally Beauty Supply to make sure they didn't sell these. I really wanted to see it in person before making the commitment.

I had just about decided that perhaps we weren't meant to be when a little something I like to call fate stepped in. It was a day like any other really. Patrick and I were doing some shopping at Wal-Mart and were headed to the check-out line. I like to do the self check-out for some reason (maybe control issues?) But much to Patrick's delight, the line was backed up to the greeting cards. So off we go to find a line, and suddenly I spotted something that made me stop dead in my tracks. There on the end cap sat a display for Bumpits. Not only were they there in the flesh, but it was their price that made my heart flutter. They sell for $29.95 (plus S&H of course) on the infomercial, but oh no, not here. Not today. There it was for the everyday low price of...wait for it...$9.98!!! I was tempted to buy 7 of them at a steal like that.

Granted, I didn't get the Hollywood BumpIt for free as I would've had I ordered it on TV. But I'm just a small town girl, and really not ready for all the fame and fortune that wearing such a glamorous piece would bring. So for now, I'll just stick with my regular Bumpit.

Side note: It remains to be seen if I'll actually ever wear this monstrosity. I'm sure that will be a blog post itself.
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  1. Sorry, I must be really "out of the loop", but what is that thing? :)

  2. I don't think we have those in PA, I've never heard of them. What the heck is it???? I'm guessing from the box it gives your hair a bump????

  3. So how come this is the first I am hearing of your "bumpit". Please tell me you really didn't purchase this thing....

  4. Interesting...I need to see pictures! Does it really work? Can't you see it under there? And what if the wind blows?!

  5. I saw that too and of course wanted one!!! I will have to check my wal-mart to see if they have them. I am deeply dissappointed you haven't posted a pic sporting your new bump it!!!

  6. Can't wait to see your Miss America hair do! You could totally make a hair-to video of it! ;)

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