If you’ve ever dealt with loose hair clogging the shower drain, you don’t have to worry about that any longer. That’s because Andy and Patty Watne have invented a way to solve this problem! Will the sharks be enticed to make a deal, or grossed out on
Shark Tank HairyGrabster Update
- Entrepreneur: Andy and Patty Watne
- Business: Loose hair remover
- Ask: $75,000 for 20% equity
- Result: No deal
- Shark: None
HairyGrabster appeared on
Essentially, the HairyGrabster suctions to the side of the shower, and allows users to easily get tangled hair off of their hands, as opposed to rubbing it along the shower walls.
Daymond John asked the pair about their backgrounds. Andy shared that he is a former floor trader, who then transitioned into project management.
Patty went on to tell about how she grew up working in her family’s flower shop, until she became busy with raising their 3 kids.
When Kevin O’Leary asked how difficult it is to clean out the HairyGrabster, Patty assures him that it’s as easy as cleaning out a hairbrush. She then jokes that Kevin may not have much experience in doing this!
Things get a bit rocky in the tank however, when Andy and Patty share that they’ve only sold $600 worth of HairyGrabsters. At the time of the pitch, it cost $1.30 to make, and retailed for $9.95.
Lori Greiner wants to know what the couple is doing to let the world know about their product. Patty responds, saying that they’ve purchased Facebook ads, and have posted on social media.
When Kevin presses about whether the Facebook ads are bringing in sales, Patty admits that they are not.
Daymond chimes in at this point, and feels that there is still too much work to be done. For this reason he is out.
Barbara Corcoran goes next, saying the problem of hair loss isn’t a big enough problem, so she too is out.
Kevin then reveals that he never wants the HairyGrabster to come to market, because it’s in direct competition with his product DrainWig. He is also out.
Lori isn’t interested either, sharing the product isn’t investable for her.
Last but not least, Mark Cuban speaks up. He asks how many units of the product the company has in inventory.
Andy shares that they have around 5,000 units in storage, and have invested $63,000 of their own money.
Mark advises that they take 500 of those units, and give them to everyone they can with long hair. Additionally, they should then ask them for feedback to help point them in the right direction.
That said, the product isn’t for him, so he is the last shark out. Keep reading our HairyGrabster update to find out what happened following the tank!
As far as a HairyGrabster update goes, the company is still in business!
Despite the rough feedback, the company is still in business. Further, immediately following their appearance on
If hair is a problem in your shower, check out the HairyGrabster website. Their products are also available on Amazon, Walmart online, and Zulily.
The company has also expanded it line to include a purple butterfly model! If we get more news on a HairyGrabster update, we will be sure to let you know!
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