60 Gifts That Are Selling Out On Amazon Because They're So Freaking Clever

A fire pit you can travel with? That’s pretty cool.

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Gifts That Are Selling Out On Amazon Because They're So Freaking Clever
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In my opinion, the best gifts are so clever, the recipient probably hasn’t seen them before — but useful enough that they don’t just sit on a shelf. I’ve put a list together of all the fun gifts that are selling out on Amazon because they’re so freaking genius — and because thousands of five-star ratings prove that useful gifts are the best gifts.

When I say “clever,” I’m talking about cool finds like this weighted eye mask made from jade stones that feels great on your face at the end of a long day — or this mini portable fire pit that you can take anywhere. Grab these ridiculously awesome gifts before they’re sold out.


These Solar Lights That Look Like Fireflies At Night

Add a whimsical touch to your backyard with these solar garden lights. They’re made of soft and flexible wires with six lights on each stem, so when a breeze blows they sway and look like fireflies. They’re waterproof, feature both a steady-on and twinkling light mode, and their level can be adjusted for the perfect height.


A Brightening, Smoothing Serum With Over 11,700 Five-Star Ratings

“I have been using this for years and it’s helped brighten my skin as well as even out my skin tone,” one reviewer wrote about SeoulCeuticals’ serum that’s garnered over 11,700 five-star ratings. With 20% vitamin C, ferulic acid, hyaluronic acid, and d-alpha tocopheryl (a form of vitamin E that smooths and evens skin), this serum is built to be a healing, smoothing powerhouse that can help prevent breakouts and minimize the appearance of pores.


This 12-Pack Of Mini Candles That Look Like Succulents

This set of mini cactus and succulent candles is perfect for anyone who loves plants or adorable candles (or both!). While the unscented candles truly are on the size scale of tealights, they can burn for 3 to 4 hours each — and since you get a dozen of them, they’ll last you a long time. They come packaged nicely so you won’t even need to wrap them if you choose to gift them — as one reviewer put it, “the packaging is so gorgeous with even cute little bows on top.”


These Packing Cubes That Help You Fit More Into Your Suitcase

Running out of space in your suitcase? Not a problem when you have these packing cubes, as they’ll help you fit even more stuff into your bag so that you can bring that dress and those shoes. Each order also includes a bonus laundry bag — a must-have for separating dirty clothes from clean ones.


This Sun Visor Extender To Block Out Glare On The Road

For loved ones who spend countless hours in the car, consider giving them a sun visor extender. The nifty extender can block even more glare than the car’s build-in sun visor. Plus, it easily tucks away into the visor and out of the way when it’s no longer needed.


A Murder Mystery Game With Over A Thousand Fans

This isn’t a quick and simple murder mystery game because it has over 50 evidence and photo documents, three mysteries, and plenty of reviews that say it takes a couple hours to play (but it’s so fun, it’s totally worth it). One reviewer raved, “I loved these! Definitely a great gift and perfect for a party or girls night!!”


A Roll-Up Mat That Saves Puzzles With Up To 1,500 Pieces

Lay down this puzzle mat on the table before you start your next big puzzle project because if you don’t finish, you can roll it up without messing up your progress. The mat is made of soft felt and comes with an inflatable tube that helps gently hold all the pieces in place.


An Eyebrow Pen With Points For Natural-Looking Results

There are lots of eyebrow pens out there — but this one stands out because of its unique design, which includes a tip with four points that delivers natural brush strokes to mimic real brows. The formula is waterproof and smudge-proof and comes in four realistic shades.


A 6-Pack Of Glass Bulbs That Water Plants For You

These glass plant-watering bulbs are perfect as a gift for plant parents who are frequently out of town — or for anyone lacking a green thumb. After filling them up with water, just press them into your potted plaint soil. Water will slowly be released into the soil through the bulb, keeping the plant happy and hydrated.


This Hand-Blown Candy Bowl That Looks Like An Unzipped Bag

This durable, hand-made glass candy bowl is a unique gift — or countertop decor piece for your own kitchen. It’s made from hand-blown borosilicate glass and looks just like an unzipped snack bag. It’s dishwasher-safe, and many reviewers have even reported using it as a fishbowl for their small aquatic pets.


This Nail Polish Holder That’ll Make Your At-Home Manicure Process So Much Easier

This wearable nail polish holder has made it easier than ever to achieve the perfect at-home manicure. Available in 22 colors (which makes them a perfect take-home gift for bachelorette or birthday parties) this silicone gadget makes it possible to avoid spills, meaning you’ll be saving plenty of polish for future use. It couldn’t be easier to use, and it’s so comfortable to wear.


This Beer Mitten That Keeps Your Hand Warm & Your Drink Cold

This cozy beer mitten is perfect for outdoor parties and tailgating. The mitten keeps your hand warm but has a separate attached compartment for holding your beer (or canned drink of choice). The striped pattern comes in red, green, and variations of navy blue, and multiple reviewers have reported they love this for chilly football games.


A Weather-Predicting Instrument That’s Shaped Like A Cloud

This weather-predicting instrument is a cool addition to your windowsill with its storm cloud design and sleek wooden base. The cloud itself is filled with a unique liquid that crystallizes depending on how cloudy, stormy, or sunny the day will be, making it a fun gift for the amateur meteorologist in your life.


A Mini Fire Pit Built For Campfires On The Go

This mini fire pit measures about 6 inches across, so it’s easy to stash in a bag. Think of it as an on-the-go campfire that you can take anywhere and easily pack. The flame lasts for up to 2 hours and is smokeless, the pit itself is made from super sturdy micro cement lined with stainless steel for safety, and the included extinguisher lid helps you put out the fire when you’re done enjoying it.


A Ring Light That’ll Put Your Best Face Forward

This ring light would make an excellent gift for anyone who wants to step up their selfie game or upgrade their lighting on video calls for work. It’s designed to clip onto mobile phones and laptops alike, and it offers different color temperatures and brightness settings, which they can adjust to suit their preferences.


This Bedside Caddy With Zero Installation & Faux Leather Accents

So many reviewers love using this bedside caddy as a compact storage option if their space doesn’t have enough room for a nightstand. It comes in two shades of gray, and you can slide it right under the mattress, or — if you’re hanging out in the living room — under your sofa cushion to hold your remote. It comes in multiple sizes, including a larger style with a unique tissue box pocket.


An Insulated Banana Keeper Bag For More Than Bananas

This adorable little banana keeper bag comes in yellow to match your bananas or in green to match your leafy green veggies. It’s insulated with aluminum film to prevent over-ripening and is super airtight with the drawstring. This is an easy way to slow down the ripening process of your bananas for up to two weeks.


This Hands-Free Leash That Makes Walking Your Dog Easier

This leash from SparklyPets frees up your hands, letting you exercise more comfortably or keep an eye on young kids without worrying about holding onto a leash. If you’re concerned about your dog breaking free, it’s designed with extra reinforcement using two stainless steel clasps that remove tension from the buckles and distribute the pulling equally on both sides of the belt. Made for medium- and large-sized dogs, the leash is also designed to absorb shock for both you and your pet, as well as alleviate wrist and hand pain that can happen while walking your dog.


These Food Savers That Hug Your Veggies & Keep Them Fresh

For less than the price of lunch, you can get four food huggers that can help preserve produce of all kinds, from avocados to green peppers. Much easier to maintain (and more environmentally friendly) than plastic wrap or plastic bags, these huggers can help extend the life of your fruits and veggies, and can also serve as a backup lid for mismatched containers. They’re also BPA-free and dishwasher-safe, making them a breeze to clean.


These Stretchy Discs That Strengthen Your Hands

Even if your hands get super strong using these finger exercisers, you won’t break them, because reviewers report that the material is how sturdy it is. “First thing I noticed when I got it was how THICK the material is. I don't think I could rip it with my fingers if I tried,” wrote one reviewer. This three-pack has color-coded light, medium, and heavy tension levels, so you can keep using them as your hands get stronger and stronger.


This 100% Silk Pillowcase That’s Gentle On Skin & Hair

Those who prize their beauty sleep will love this 100% mulberry silk pillowcase, which features a super smooth fabric that reduces friction while you sleep so that it’s gentler on skin and hair. This option includes a convenient concealed zipper to make sure your case stays on all night, regardless of how much you toss and turn. The pillowcases come in four sizes and 40 gorgeous colors.


A Natural Brown Sugar Body Scrub In A Chic Container

Instead of covering it up with wrapping paper, you might want to just wrap a bow around this brown sugar body scrub that comes in a chic container. It exfoliates with 100% natural brown sugar and glycolic acid to leave skin soft and smooth, while the addition of sweet almond oil deeply quenches dry skin.


A Cold Brew Coffee Maker That Brews 4 Cups At A Time

Become an at-home barista with a cold brew coffee maker that’s accumulated an impressive score of 4.6 out of five stars on Amazon. With thousands of top reviews, customers especially love the fact that this model is easy to use, especially for beginners. It makes four cups, which can easily live in the refrigerator to keep fresh after brewing. It comes with a reusable filter and since it’s made from borosilicate glass, you can throw it in the dishwasher after use.


These Cute Watering Stakes That’ll Help Your Plants Thrive While You’re On Vacation

Sadly, plant parents can’t bring their entire collection with them when out on vacation — and that’s precisely why these cute terra cotta watering stakes exist. These no-fuss stakes will keep your plants watered for up to five days, helping you avoid the cost of a house-sitter. They’re easy to use and will add a pop of color to every planter.


This Stadium Blanket That’ll Keep You Covered & Dry

Whether you’re getting ready to cheer on your favorite team or headed out for a blanket, don’t forget to bring this stadium blanket with you. A waterproof underside helps keep you dry, whether it starts raining at the game or you’re sitting on the damp ground. And since the other side is covered in fleece, it’ll also help keep you warm when temperatures dip low.


These Salt And Pepper Shakers That’ll Elevate Every Meal

Are you starting to get into cooking? Or, are you hoping to find small touches to help you upgrade your kitchen? These salt and pepper shakers are both cute and helpful. (Isn’t functional decor the best?) These have been designed to minimize spills and to keep your salt and pepper fresh. The set is especially great for peppercorns and pink Himalayan salt, both of which require grinding to be fully enjoyed.


These Throw Pillow Covers That’ll Add A Pop Of Color To Any Room

Pillow covers are a great way to change up the look of your home on the cheap. These sage green pillows are an especially good way to add some color to any room that has a couch or sofa. Made from corduroy and arriving in a pack of two, they come in multiple sizes and colors to best fit your room. They can also be laundered in a washing machine using the gentle cycle, so you don’t have to worry about future spills or stains.


This Makeup Brush Made With High-Quality Bristles

Not only is this kabuki makeup brush made with high-quality synthetic bristles, but they’re also packed densely together, which can help keep powders from shaking off onto your clothes. It’s also surprisingly versatile — use it for applying liquid foundation, setting powder, or even when blending contour.


This Nifty Kitchen Tool To Make Homemade Whipped Cream

Do you know someone who is a baking wizard or simply loves to top their drinks or desserts with a generous dollop of whipped cream? This cream whipper tool is sure to please. It uses a CO2 cartridge to dispense the whipped cream, and it comes with three decorating tips and one brush so that they can experiment with different shapes.


This Faux Leather Book That’s Actually A Place To Hide Valuables

Grab two or three of these faux books with a vintage-style faux leather design to hide away small items right there on your bookshelf. It has gold-tone “pages,” and one reviewer loved that it matches the “old library/study” look of their office where they use it to keep receipts and bills.


These Grilling Skewers & Kebab Baskets That Prevent Lost Veggies

Keep shrimp, veggies, and meat from falling between the grill grates with this pack of skewers and kebab baskets. If you want to go traditional, grab the two skewers and spear your ingredients, but for a convenient upgrade, pop open one of the four wood-handled baskets and place your food inside — they’re perfect for for smaller proteins and vegetables that might otherwise fall off a skewer.


A Weighted Eye Mask Made From Real Jade Stones

This reusable eye mask is weighted and cooling to promote relaxation, and it’s even more soothing if you keep it in the refrigerator. The mask is made from 100% natural jade stones, complete with a beaded trim. Keep this in the fridge and use it when you have puffy eyes, sinus issues, a headache, or eyestrain after a long day of work.


These Cooling Facial Tools That One Reviewer Called “Magical”

These compact and cooling stainless steel facial tools are perfect for an at-home spa day, and each one has a unique gel inside that keeps them super cold. Run them along your face to reduce swelling, tighten pores, and ease irritation. They can also be used to chill down a glass of wine fast.


This Matcha Whisk Set Made From Eco-Friendly Bamboo

Bamboo quickly regrows once harvested, making this matcha whisk set an eco-friendly addition to any kitchen. It comes with three tools, all of which are made from bamboo: one whisk, scoop, as well as a spoon. The best part? Each tool has been treated with a vegetable oil finish to help enhance their durability.


This Rocking Pizza Cutter Made From Stainless Steel

Cutting even slices of pizza can be tricky when using a rolling slicer — instead, use this rocker blade. Not only does it make it easier to cut even slices, but it’s also made from sharp, rust-resistant stainless steel. And since each order includes a protective sheath, there’s no need to worry about accidentally nicking yourself while it’s in storage.


The Ceramic Butter Holder With A Lid That Doubles As A Cutting Board

This ceramic butter dish keeps butter nice and cold, and when you’re ready to serve breakfast or dinner, you can flip it over and use the wooden lid as a cutting board for slicing. The lid also has a small cutout for storing the included butter knife, and this dish comes in four colors like white, turquoise, and red.


This Versatile Egg Maker For Sandwiches Or Egg Bites

This compact egg maker comes with one large nonstick silicone cup for egg sandwiches and four small cups for those delicious little egg bites you see at coffee shops. It has over 5,500 five-star ratings, comes in three colors, and one reviewer raved, “It is easy and quick, plus you can make cheesecake bites with this!”


A Hydrating Cream That’s Chock-Full Of Snail Extract

Snail extract is rich in antioxidants that can help hydrate skin, and this serum is absolutely chock-full of it. Shea butter and organic aloe give it an extra-moisturizing boost, and the formula is completely cruelty-free — so there’s no need to stress about how the snail extract was harvested.


This Comfy Pillow With Cooling Memory Foam

Stuffed with shredded memory foam, this Snuggle-Pedic pillow is a real treat for weary heads. It has amassed a 4.3-star overall rating after more than 22,000 reviews, and it’s beloved by shoppers for its comfortable support that suits all kinds of sleepers. It’s also designed with a breathable bamboo cover to help you stay cool through the night. As a plus, is machine washable.


This Tubing Mascara That Instantly Adds Volume To Lashes

Mascara is a must for many fans of beauty products — and this tubing mascara from Elizabeth Mott is formulated with carnauba and beeswax to add volume to lashes without weighing them down or smudging throughout the day. What’s more, the mascara is certified cruelty-free by Leaping Bunny.


A 5-Pack Of Reusable Straws That Are Actually Easy To Clean

This five-pack of BPA-free reusable plastic straws has finally solved the cleaning problem. These straws snap apart, so you can rinse the inside or place them in the dishwasher. The set comes in muted neutrals or a brightly colored pack.


The Magnetic Key Holder That’s *So* Easy To Install

There’s no drilling necessary when installing this key holder, as each order includes double-sided adhesive that lets you press it right into place next to your front door. A strong magnet on the inside holds onto your keys until you need them — and the cloud-shaped design is an undeniably cute touch.


A Microwavable Pasta Cooker That Reviewers Call “Easy” & “Fantastic”

This pasta maker frees up stove space for your pasta sauce while your noodles cooks in the microwave in only 12 to 13 minutes. With more than 1,000 five-star ratings, it’s dishwasher-safe and has a unique design that won’t boil over. One reviewer raved, “Makes perfect al dente pasta, and the holes in the lid make for easy measuring.”


This Pitcher Lets You Make Fresh Cold Brew At Home

Buying jugs of cold brew from the store can be expensive, so why not save yourself some money and make your own at home using this pitcher? It’s made from tough borosilicate glass, with a precision-cut filter to help keep grounds out of your mug. Plus, the airtight lid helps keep your brew fresh until you’re ready to sip.


This Silicone Oven Rack Puller That Keeps Hands Away From Heat

Keep your hands safe when baking with this silicone oven tool that’s designed to help you slide trays into place or even pull out your oven rack. Plus, this go-to helper for extra baking safety is heat-resistant up to 645 degrees Fahrenheit and has a hanging hook for storage.


This TV & Computer Backlight That Enhances Picture Quality

Whether you install it behind your TV screen or behind your computer monitor, this LED backlight strip will upgrade your setup. On your TV, the light keeps the picture from getting washed out (ideal for Saturday night movie night), and at your workstation, it helps reduce eyestrain, so you feel less fatigued at the end of a workday. The strip is USB-powered and can be secured with the included 3M adhesive.

  • Available sizes: 9


A Foldable Bamboo Toilet Stool That Looks Way Nicer Than Most

This toilet stool folds up when you’re not using it, allowing you to stash it away, but the bamboo finish makes it look way nicer than most, so you might not even mind keeping it on display. The stool fits around your toilet, and it comes in light wood, dark wood, and white finishes.


A Cat Cave That Looks Chic — & That Your Fluffy Friend Will Love

Yes, pet supplies can be aesthetically pleasing, and this cat cave is proof. Made from all-natural New Zealand wool, it provides your kitty with a secure space to hide — and they can also rest on top and use it as a traditional bed. Choose from a variety of dip-dye and swirly designs.

  • Available designs: 14


The Aerator That Helps Improve The Flavor Of Cheap Wine

Pop this aerator into any bottle of cheap wine, and it can help enhance its flavors as it pours through — regardless of whether you prefer sipping on red or white. Silicone rings around the base create a leakproof seal, while the tapered spout helps keep any drips to a minimum.


This Wooden Serving Board That Looks Really Expensive

You never have to tell your giftee how little you spent on this wooden serving board, because it looks super expensive. Great for the frequent host or a new homeowner, this wooden serving board features a stylish multi-tone wood grain, and at 12-by-8 inches, it’s a great size for appetizers or cheese.


This 12-Pack Of Reusable Bags For Big Errand Runs

This 12-pack of reusable and washable nylon bags comes with multiple prints and colors, so you can separate and color-coordinate all of your groceries. You can choose from an animal pattern pack or a turquoise and gray printed pack. Plus, these large bags hold up to 50 pounds each and come in a zippered carrying case.


These Highly-Rated Magnetic Measuring Spoons

These impressive measuring spoons have a magnetic center for easy storage and stacking. Even better, they’re dual-sided and can measure liquid ingredients on one side and dry on the other. Each spoon is made of durable stainless steel and comes with easy-to-read labels.


This Camping Pillow With An Ultra-Soft Cover

The trick to backpacking is to pack as light as possible, making this camping pillow a smart choice. It compresses down into a convenient drawstring pouch that you can loop onto your bag, yet fluffs up to 4 inches thick once removed. Plus, its microsuede cover feels incredibly soft against skin.


A Supportive Back Pillow For Bathtub Lounging

Take your relaxing bubble bath to a whole new level with this supportive back pillow that can sink right into the tub with you. Made from thick and plushy AirMesh, this pillow will help relieve discomfort which can result from laying down in the bath without a headrest. And this pillow has quick-dry technology thanks to its amazing ventilation, so you won’t have to worry about mildew.


This Electric Scrubber That Makes Deep Cleaning Easier Than Ever

Save your loved one a ton of elbow grease with theis electric scrubber. It rotates 350 times per minute to totally erase tough stains and build-up on shower walls, tubs, counters, stainless steel, glass, grout, and more. It can handle all of that stuff thanks to the six interchangable heads. This scrubber also has some cool high-tech features, like the ability to recharge via USB and an LED battery level screen.


A Waterproof Phone Holder That Mounts To Your Bike

Navigating the streets on a bike can be tough as is, but this phone holder makes it all the easier. It attaches to a bike frame with adjustable straps, and protects your phone within a waterproof encasement so you can use it rain or shine. The transparent screen is also responsive to touch, making it easy to change routes on your map. An extra pocket allows you to store other small essentials, too. Think: keys, cards, and cash.


This 16-Pack Of Self-Warming Eye Masks

Relax with these dreamy eye masks that self-warm to soothe tired, irritated eyes. Each one only takes minutes to heat up and will stay warm for up to 40 minutes. Plus the ear loops guarantee your relaxation isn’t disturbed by your mask falling off. One reviewer claims these provide “effortless relief.”


An Undated Planner With A Near-Perfect Amazon Rating

This non-dated weekly planner has a 4.7-star rating on Amazon because it’s actually so much more than a weekly planner. It comes with monthly calendars and pages for longer term goals, too. Plus, on those week-by-week pages, you can organize priorities, habits, to-do lists, and even track wins, which can build up positivity in your life.


This Shampoo Brush That Massages Away Dirt

Add a dollop of shampoo to this brush, then gently massage it into your scalp to wash away dirt and grime. The silicone bristles are gentle on skin — and each order even includes a second interchangeable head that you can use to massage the rest of your body.


This Wildly Popular Roller That Removes Pet Hair Instantly

With over 107,000 five-star ratings on Amazon, this roller is a favorite among pet owners. It instantly lifts hair from furniture, clothes, and carpets, while storing it inside the dustbin for easy cleanup. Best of all, the roller’s surface doesn’t use sticky tape or adhesives, so it’s reusable and doesn’t need any accessories.

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