24 Life-Changing Products Most Added To Amazon Wish Lists

About a year ago, I moved out of the house I grew up in. The experience of packing up (and throwing out) 24 years worth of stuff made me realize that from then on, I needed to shop mindfully. Now, I only buy life-changing products that solve everyday problems, so I know that they'll be a part of my daily routine rather than a part of my shelf clutter. When it comes to this type of shopping, the items most added to Amazon wish lists is a great place to start.

I'm not going to lie to you; relatively often, people wish-list things like toilet paper and Rubix cubes. That being said, in the midst of the borderline useless everyday items, you'll also find things that'll genuinely improve your life. Imagine a world where your makeup always looks natural and your half-eaten vegetables always stay fresh. There's also brushes that clean themselves, weird spiky mats that promote a better sense of well-being, and car chargers that that keep track of your vehicle in the mall parking lot.

Best of all, these items are least likely to end up in your drawers, on your shelves, and in your donation boxes. That's because they have a practical purpose, and they serve it well. And if you're a little hesitant, there are hundreds of user reviews to prove it.

1. This Soap That People Say "Makes A Big Difference" With Acne

SAPO Bamboo Charcoal Soap Bar, $13, Amazon

When it comes to healing adult acne, reviewers say that this SAPO soap bar "wins by far." It uses activated charcoal, Dead Sea salt, and healing oils to absorb impurities, fight bacteria, and leave your skin ultra hydrated and soft. It's even great on stuff like blackheads, eczema, and psoriasis.


2. Cool Down At Night With This Gel Mat

Augymer Cooling Pillow Mat, $20, Amazon

This cooling pillow mat is filled with gel and can be put in the fridge for an intense chill on really hot nights — but it's also helpful for people who need relief from migraines, too. It fits right on your pillow, it's flexible, and it's durable enough that it won't leak or break.


3. The 4-In-1 Tool To Make Guacamole

Casabella 4 'n 1 Avocado Tool, $14, Amazon

This awesome avocado tool does all the work that comes with making perfect guacamole — it slices it open, removes the seed and flesh, and mashes it, too. And if you want to make avocado toast instead, this cuts the fruit into thin, uniform slices. Plus, it's dishwasher safe.


4. If You're In The Market For A Car Mount, This One Is A Winner

iOttie Easy One Touch Car Mount, $25, Amazon

"Can't even imagine driving without this thing now," wrote one fan of the iOttie Easy One Touch car mount. "Offers lots of mounting options and flexibility. Long reach and super stable." It fits pretty much all phones, attaches reliably to your dashboard or windshield, and grabs and releases your phone with one touch.


5. This Brush That Straightens Your Hair Fast

AsaVea Hair Straightener Brush, $55, Amazon

This brush works exactly like a hair straightener, but does the work in half the time without burning your scalp or fingers — after your hair is dry, comb it through and get frizz-free, shiny hair in minutes. It's great for a variety of hair types and has seven different temperature settings.


6. 13,000 Reviewers Are Raving About This Auto-Sealing Travel Cup

Contigo Autoseal Travel Mug, $15, Amazon

If you're a spiller, leaker, or you nurse a single cup of coffee for seven hours, the Contigo autoseal travel mug is for you. It uses double-wall vacuum stainless steel insulation to keep drinks hot for hours, and a lid that automatically seals between sips to eliminate spills and leaks. It also comes in a ton of different colors and sizes, and over 13,000 reviews that write something like, "It has fast become an indispensable luxury in my life."


7. This Genius Exfoliating Mask For Dry Feet

Grace And Stella Dr. Pedicure Foot Exfoliating Mask, $15, Amazon

This exfoliating foot mask is made with 17 different vegetable and leaf extracts to give you the softest, smoothest feet without having to use a callus remover. Just slip on the booties for the allotted time and then a few days later, your skin starts to peel off to reveal the soft baby feet underneath. Sounds a little bit gross, sure, but reviewers rave about this product: "I never write reviews, but these things are amazing! It takes about four days for the process to start, but then your feet peel like crazy. The skin that's left is new, soft, and amazing. I recommend these to anyone."


8. These Genius Handles That Let You Carry All Your Bags In One Trip

Mighty Handle, $10 (2 Pack), Amazon

Carry up to 50 pounds in each hand with the Mighty Handle, which uses an ergonomic grip to effortlessly transport groceries, shopping bags and dry cleaning. They also help prevent spillage in the car, and people write, "These are AWESOME. Best grocery tote design I've found. Very well made, strong, sturdy and lightweight."


9. This Life-Changing Deodorant For Those Who Want To Get Away From Aluminum

Primal Pit Paste Deodorant, $13, Amazon

"I don't know what else to say other than Primal Pit Paste is perfect and life changing. It simply works. And works WONDERFULLY at that," wrote one reviewer. "It cuts down on wetness and odor all day," but best of all, it does so using entirely natural and gentle ingredients, no aluminum or parabens, and no added fragrances.


10. The Little Gadget That Makes Iced Coffee In Seconds

HyperChiller Iced Coffee Maker, $30, Amazon

This iced coffee maker turns hot coffee cold in one minute flat, saving you a lot of time in the morning. It'll make things 130 degrees colder, so it's not only for coffee — it works for whiskey, tea, and wine, too.


11. A Shower Without Water Anywhere You Need It

ShowerPill Body Wipes, $9, Amazon

Because they're paraben-free and hypoallergenic, these ShowerPill body wipes are one of the best ways to get a shower-fresh feeling without the shower. They're infused with ingredients that cleanse and soothe your skin without a sticky residue, and the individually wrapped towels are full-body sized so you can clean up while camping or after the gym. "I used to bring a spare undershirt to work everyday, and keep a spare dress shirt in my car just in case it gets really bad. These wipes have changed that," wrote one reviewer. "Just give them a try - they might just change the way you live."


12. This Double-Sided Tape That Prevent Lots of Fashion Mishaps

Hollywood Fashion Secrets Fashion Tape, $12 (3 Pack), Amazon

For any potential fashion mishap, there's Hollywood Fashion Secrets tape. It's a strong, invisible, and non-irritating adhesive strip that reviewers use to keep bras in place, stop shoes from chafing, and keep button-downs from separating. "I cannot live without this tape. I have used it for years. It not only works as designed on clothes. I use it anytime I need double sided tape," wrote one reviewer.


13. This Towel With Silver Ions To Prevent The Growth Of Bacteria And Odors

Antibacterial All Purpose Towel, $21, Amazon

This brilliant antibacterial towel got its start on Kickstarter, and now Amazon customers are all over it. In addition to being way softer, more lightweight, and absorbent, it's formulated with silver ions that prevent the growth of bacteria and odor. That means that whether you use it for the gym, beach, pool, shower, or camping, it always stays fresh.


14. These Keychain Tweezers So You're Never Without A Pair

Surgical Tweezers For Ingrown Hair, $8, Amazon

These stainless steel tweezers have a variety of uses — not only do they remove eyebrow hair with much more precision than your standard pair, they also get rid of pesky ingrown hairs, splinters, facial hair, and shards of glass. Some reviewers even use them for tick removal and delicate crafting jobs, too.


15. This Awesome Sound Machine That Uses Science To Help You Sleep Better

Hatch Baby Sound Machine, $60, Amazon

This Hatch Baby sound machine doubles as a nightlight and was originally created for kids, but reviewers say "this is a great product - and not only for kids." It syncs up to your phone so you can personalize everything from the light colors to the relaxing natural sounds. The hues promote healthy circadian rhythms, and the white noise has been proven to aid sleep for people of any age.


16. This Little Tool Might Be Able To Help Relieve Pain From Headaches Or Migraines

Essential Tension Headache Trigger Point Tool, $45, Amazon

If you suffer from extreme headaches or neck tension, reviewers say that this trigger point tool "has literally been a lifesaver." Simply position it under your neck while lying down to lessen migraines and provide relief for tight muscles and pain. "I was skeptical but absolutely desperate after spending hundreds at the doctor & chiropractic this has helped tremendously."


17. The Brilliant Stick That's A Life-saver For People Who Chafe

ChafeZone Anti-Chafing Balm, $13, Amazon

If summer shorts or long walks mean chafing, this ChafeZone anti-chafing balm is the answer. It goes on clean without a mess, works anywhere on the body, and stays on for hours despite moisture. "I have had issues for as long as I can remember with inner thigh skin problems in the warmer months," says one fan. "This is the first product that I have found that has been a blessing when I wear shorts or skirts."


18. This Handy Deep Massage Tool That Eases Muscle Pain

Back Buddy Trigger Point Massager, $30, Amazon

When it comes to the Back Buddy trigger point massager, people are saying, "I don't know how I lived without this for so long." It's got 11 accurately placed therapy knobs that loosen tight muscles, massage knots, and provide relief without asking someone else for help. Instead, it uses leverage against your own body to "find the knots and trigger points that are buried deep within."


19. The Natural Air Fresheners That Remove Odors And Bacteria

Parberry Air Fresheners, $22 (5 Pack), Amazon

Loaded with activated bamboo charcoal, these Parberry Air Fresheners soak up odors, moisture, bacteria, and allergens from your living space. Because they come in three different designs, they're great for everything from kitchens and bathrooms to shoes and trunks, and they work without any harmful chemicals or fragrances.


20. This Genius Hair Brush That Cleans Itself

Self Cleaning Hair Brush, $20, Amazon

It's durable, has rounded bristles for gentle detangling, and gets rid of bacteria and loose hair in a flash. The bristles on this self-cleaning hair brush retract, so old hair simply falls into the garbage. One reviewer "bought this in anticipation of the ridiculous amount of hair I'd be shedding after giving birth. BEST. DECISION. EVER."


21. One Of The Most Useful Kitchen Gadgets On The Market

Food Huggers, $11, Amazon

"This just might be the coolest kitchen gadget I've bought in a long time," says one reviewer about these Food Huggers. "Foil and plastic wrap never seem to stay on and the veggies and fruit always dry out. With these Food Huggers, the problem is solved." They're BPA-free, dishwasher safe, stretchy, and work on containers like jars and cans, too.


22. Get Rechargeable Natural-Looking Light While Applying Makeup

Terresa Led Lighted Makeup Mirror, $25, Amazon

It's hard to apply makeup in a bathroom that doesn't have good lighting, and reviewers say that the Terresa LED lighted makeup mirror is incredible if you need something that "simulates natural light." It's rechargeable, has three brightness levels, comes with a magnifying mirror, and really helps you apply professional-looking makeup, even if you're in a dark bathroom or bedroom.


23. The Innovative Device That Changes Your Posture

Upright Posture Trainer, $130, Amazon

Want to improve your posture in as little as two weeks? The Upright Posture Trainer can help. It attaches to your upper and lower back to detect when you're slouching. Then it sends the info straight to your phone with an app that helps you track your goals. "Great device and app to build a better posture and adopt a better lifestyle," says one reviewer. "Very helpful step-by-step method, and very easy to use device. Overall great product!"


This Set Is A Life Saver For People With Back Pain And Stress

ZenGuru Acupressure Mat Set, $38, Amazon

Reduce stress, ease back and neck pain, and reach a meditative state with the ZenGuru acupressure mat set. The tiny spikes on the pillow and mat stimulate pressure points on your skin, which release endorphins to promote a sense of well being. It also comes with a carrying bag and a reflexology foot chart. "This thing was a life saver for me!" says one reviewer. "With attacking all areas of the body that presented some major issues for me, I was back in business an hour later."

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