26 Genius Products On Amazon That Are Sure To Sell Out

For every hundred useless products sold on the internet, you get one or two genius items that are sure to sell out. These are the products that (unlike this 60-inch bologna sandwich wall decal) actually solve everyday problems. Amazon is an amazing retailer because it's got fast, reliable shipping and a huge selection, but there's a definite down side: they've got a whole lot of customers, and when it comes to their trending items, it can be a race to the add to cart button.

I can't tell you how many times I stumbled across something undeniably awesome, bookmarked it for later purchasing, and revisited a week later only to see that they were no longer in stock. Consequently, I've learned a valuable lesson: when one of those brilliant products comes along, jump on it —especially if Amazon is warning you that they only have a few left.

For your purchasing pleasure, I've sorted through Amazon's best sellers, new and interesting finds, and movers and shakers to find some of the coolest and innovative products that are selling like hotcakes. If any of them catch your eye, act fast, or you could end up with a "product unavailable" notice next time you search for it.

1. The Grill Mat That Cooks Anything Perfectly

KONA Best BBQ Grill Mat, $23 (2 Pack), Amazon

Grill mats are getting insanely popular because they minimize mess, let you grill smaller items like vegetables and eggs, and eliminate the need for most other accessories. The KONA Best BBQ Grill Mat is the number one best seller in grill toppers because it's twice as thick, won't stick, lasts for up to a thousand uses per side, and is dishwasher safe. It even comes with a seven-year warranty.


2. This Hydrating Face Mist With Hibiscus

Herbivore Botanicals Hydrating Face Mist, $37, Amazon

Made with rose and hibiscus, this hydrating face mist has a coconut water base to hydrate and soften any skin type. It's also made with plant-based ingredients like witch hazel and aloe vera, has no fillers, and will balance your skin all while toning and reducing inflammation. And best of all — there's not a hint of alcohol in the product, so it's very gentle.


3. The Container That Keeps Avocado Fresh

Casabella Guac-Lock Container, $17, Amazon

If you’ve ever had leftover guac, you know how sad and brown it becomes in just a few hours. The CasabellaGuac-Lock container has a special design that pushes all the air out with a push-up mechanism. As a result, your guacamole stays fresh for days, and it can even double as a serving bowl for all types of dips.


4. The Hoodie Pillow That Makes Napping Better

HoodiePillow, $25, Amazon

Light sleeper? Carve out your own little oblivion in bed with the HoodiePillow. It has a hood that you can pull and fasten over your eyes, a headphone porthole for tangle-free listening, and a pocket to hold your phone, remote or wallet. It also comes in three different colors, and couples say, "This saves us from bickering."


5. The Mascara With A Cult Following

Mia Adora 3D Fiber Lash Mascara, $20, Amazon

If you're looking for the dramatic look of false lashes without the messy lash glue or difficult application, there's Mia Adora 3D Fiber Lash Mascara. It's a three step formula that strengthens, conditions, lengthens, colors, and maximizes lashes using only non-toxic ingredients. "I consider myself to be somewhat of an expert in 3D fiber lash mascara," says one reviewer. "I only need to do one application to get long full natural looking lashes. The gel has no odor like other products I have tried and no flaking or smudging."


6. The Convenient Shelf For Your Phone Or Speaker

ECHOGEAR Outlet Shelf, $15, Amazon

When you desperately need a shelf for your electronics but there are none to be found, create one with the ECHOGEAR outlet shelf. It holds up to ten pounds, quickly installs like any other outlet cover, and works in the bathroom for electric toothbrushes as well as in the bedroom for phones.


7. The Socks That Keep Open-Toed Shoes Blister-Free

Keysocks Knee High No Show Socks, $11, Amazon

"Genius" does not do these things justice. Keysocks Knee High no show socks overcome the no-stockings-with-flats rule. They keep your legs, ankles, and toes warm, but they leave a gap for heels and flats. They also come in two colors and are made with a durable, non-slip material that prevents blisters.


8. This Hoodie Built For The Traveler

XY37 Travel Jacket Hoodie (Sizes XS-M), $50-$60, Amazon

This XY37 travel hoodie does so much more than keep you warm. It has ten hidden pockets for your smart phone, glasses, and water bottle, as well as a built-in ergonomic neck rest and eye mask for sleeping on planes and in cars. It even has side hand gloves and an inside hand warming pocket, and it comes in two colors.


9. The Overflow Drain That Makes A Deeper Bath

Bottomless Bath Overflow Drain Cover, $8, Amazon

Where has this been all my life? An emergency drain is great for when you have young kids, but some adults want to relax in water that goes past their bellybutton. The Bottomless Bath drain cover adheres with suction cups to cancel out the overflow drain, so you can make the water as deep as you want it. It's also dishwasher safe and recyclable.


10. The Light Switch That You Can Control From Your Phone

One-Second Installation Smart Switch, $24, Amazon

The Switchmate Smart Switch instantly attaches to existing light switches using a magnetic design. As soon as it’s placed there, it allows you to control all your lights through your phone. It can automatically turn on lights as you arrive home or walk in a room. It can even set timers when you’re not home for security purposes, and you can still use the switch manually, too.


11. Save Paper With This Eco-Friendly Notebook That Wipes Clean With A Cloth

Rocketbook Erasable Notebook, $34, Amazon

For those of us who prefer handwritten notes, but hate wasting paper, there's the Rocketbook erasable notebook. It works with pens, markers and highlighters from the Pilot Frixion line (one pen included), and you can blast all your notes to Google Drive, Dropbox, Evernote, box, OneNote, slack, iCloud and email. Then, when you're done, wipe pages clean with a damp cloth and start over.


12. The Bra That Works With Just About Any Outfit

Strapless Self-Adhesive Bra (Sizes A-D), $10, Amazon

Your wardrobe will never be the same again. This Strapless Self-Adhesive Bra allows you to wear just about any neckline or backless article of clothing, because instead of straps or bands, it adheres to your breasts with a long-lasting and gentle sticky layer. Pull the strings for even more lift, and rinse it off to use it again.


13. A Clock, An Alarm, An Essential Oil Diffuser, And A Night Light In One

PureGuardian Aromatherapy Alarm Clock, $38, Amazon

This PureGuardian aromatherapy alarm clock uses sleek touch controls to set timers and alarms, but it also releases healing essential oils and humidity into the air to turn your bedroom into a spa. It also has a built-in night light to suit your mood, and the BPA-free container holds up to 100 milliliters of water.


14. The Shoelaces You'll Never Have To Tie

Hickies Elastic No-Tie Shoelaces, $15, Amazon

With its one-size-fits-all design and its variety of lacing techniques, Hickies elastic no-tie shoelaces turn every pair into slip-ons. They offer comfort and security with 25 different colors, and they’re great for everything from casual sneakers to high-impact sports shoes.


15. This Simple Exfoliating Brush That Gets Rid Of Ingrown Hairs

WIZKER Ingrown Hair Brush, $12, Amazon

With flexible bristles and waterproof construction, the WIZKER brush has just the right design to get rid of razor bumps and ingrown hairs anywhere on the body. It exfoliates without harmful chemicals or irritation, and reviewers say, "I have been fighting ingrown hairs on my legs for years now and have tried so many different things with no results. I have used this brush twice within the past three days and I can already see so many ingrown hairs exposed and no longer trapped under the skin."


16. The Shot Glasses Made From Himalayan Salt

Himalayan Salt Shot Glasses, $20 (Set of 4), Amazon

You've probably heard of the benefits of Himalayan salt — it's supposed to purify the air and deodorize, but these shot glasses are a little more suited for tequila. They naturally add salt flavor to shots, but also naturally resist the growth of bacteria, so they're easy to clean, too. And they'll last!


17. This Convenient Roller Cleans All Electronic Screens Of Fingerprints

iRoller-Reusable, $20, Amazon

A few quick rolls instantly remove fingerprints, dirt, and smears from your touch screens. The iRoller-Reusable works better than microfiber cloths on all your devices (from phones to tablets) and since it’s portable, convenient, and rinses clean under water, reviewers say, “I love touch screens,but hate the fingerprints… This thing works great on everything!


18. The Cute Clock For Chronic Snooze-Button Abusers

Clocky Alarm Clock On Wheels, $35, Amazon

If you have trouble with the snooze button in the morning, switch to Clocky. It's a robotic alarm clock on wheels that rolls away from you, so by the time you get up and catch it to turn it off, you're wide awake. It can even jump from a three-foot night stand without hurting itself.


19. The Car Freshener That Get Rid Of Odors, Allergens, And Viruses With Negative Ions

Frieq Ionic Car Freshener, $20, Amazon

Plug the Frieq car freshener into your cigarette lighter, and allow the odors, staleness, and allergens to disappear without chemicals or fragrances. It releases three million negative ions per centimeter, and reviewers say, "I've only been using this a couple of days and I can already tell a difference!"


20. The Board That Turns Any Surface Into A Functional Dry Erase Board

Think Board Peel And Stick White Board, $35, Amazon

For the doodlers and brainstormers of the world, there's the Think Board. It's a peel-and-stick white board that got its start on Kickstarter, and people love it because it turns any surface (desks, walls, you name it) into a functional dry-erase. It even comes with a marker and cleaning spray, and won't damage your furniture or walls.


21. The Personalized Lighting For All Your Selfies

LST Selfie Light, $12, Amazon

This LST selfie light ensures that you always have the ideal lighting for all your photos, even at night or in the darkest of bars or restaurants. It clips right on to your phone, has adjustable brightness levels, and recharges with a USB plug.


22. This Success And Happiness Planner With A Holistic Approach

InnerGuide Success Planner, $26, Amazon

People are absolutely raving about the InnerGuide success planner. It uses a holistic approach to set goals in every area of your life, and it uses gratitude, priority setting, inspirational charts, and reflections to help you reach them. "I could go on for days raving about this planner and I recommended it to all of my friends!" says one reviewer.


23. The Most Convenient Hair Diffuser There Is

The Curly Co. Collapsible Hair Diffuser, $15, Amazon

Maintain your natural curls while blowing away the frizz with the TheCurly Co. diffuser. It has several tiny nubs that catch your strands fora smooth, springy style, and it stretches to adapt to most models of hairdryers. Then when you’re done, it collapses into itself for easy storage or convenient travel. “Absolutely love it! It dries my hair fast and my curls look amazing all while conforming to my head every time I reposition it,” says one reviewer. “Two of my best friends tried mine and fell in love and ordered it too!”


24. The Speaker That Delivers Loud, Clear Tunes In The Pool Or Shower

Hydro-Beat Illumination Speaker, $40, Amazon

It floats. It lights up. It's entirely waterproof, wireless, and rechargeable. The Hydro-Beat Illumination speaker is insanely durable, has a built-in radio, connects to your phone via Bluetooth, and it's great in the pool or the shower. It even has a suction cup on the back and music and volume controls on the front.


25. This Charger With An Adapter For Most Devices

Rerii USB Swiss Knife, $7, Amazon

Congratulations; you are now the most popular person in your friend group.The Rerii USB Swiss Knife ensures that you have a charger for almost every device (including iPad, iPod, iPhones, Samsung Galaxy, HTC, and other smartphones). When not in use, it all folds up into a travel-friendly key chain.


26. This Travel-Friendly Flash Light With A Magnetic Base

Cat Magnetic Flashlight, $11, Amazon

This Cat flashlight gives you 175 Lumens of extremely bright light for up to seven hours, but that's not the innovative part. It has a pocket clip and a magnetic base, so it's great for any job where you need bright light and both hands.

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