30 Genius Cult-Classic Products On Amazon That You Need To Finally Buy

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Carts are not just for rounding up all the things you plan to buy at the grocery store. If you're on Amazon, they're probably where you've been stockpiling all the things your friends keep telling you to try out, like silk pillowcases and charcoal whitening toothpaste. While these genius products have a cult following all their own, if you've had one or more of them chilling in your cart for months, what are you waiting for? The time to buy is now.

From toilet lights to drain protectors that catch literally everything, thoroughly practical but also weird AF stuff like this only seems to really exist on Amazon. There's a good chance you were on the fence at first because maybe a product seemed too odd, or you were intrigued but not quite ready to spend the money. But don't worry — one of the great things about buying on the site is that everything is so affordable, you can nearly always treat yourself to a much-needed splurge.

Interested in finally seeing what some of the most popular products on Amazon have to offer? This round-up features 30 of the most brilliant items with a huge following available on the site. You might even find one or two products on here you've never encountered before, and you'll be the one recommending these to your friends.

1. This Charcoal Toothpaste That Has Over 2,000 Reviews On Amazon

Twin Lotus Active Charcoal Toothpaste, $7, Amazon

Activated carbon charcoal is a way to easily and naturally whiten teeth without chemicals, and it's great for sensitive teeth — which is why you and everybody you know talks about products like this active charcoal toothpaste, which has over 2,000 reviews on Amazon, contains a triple action formula, advanced herbal extracts, and leaves teeth feeling fresh and clean. It's easier to manage than the powder, and it whitens while killing bacteria.


2. This Three-In-One Diffuser, Humidifier, And Night Light Helps You Rest Easy

URPOWER Essential Oil Diffuser, $26, Amazon

This multifunctional diffuser runs for up to ten hours, has seven soothing light functions, four misting options, and works as both a humidifier and a nightlight. An aromatherapy diffuser can help you feel more relaxed, and a humidifier can help you breathe easier and relieve allergies. It works with ordinary tap water, and has automatic shut-off. One reviewer writes: "My sinus infection was bothering me for almost 2 weeks and despite the antibiotics and other prescribed medication my airways are still blocked and stuffy. When I woke up this morning for the first night I used peppermint essential oil on the diffuser, I felt a lot better...This diffuser is my new best friend."


3. This Wraparound Travel Pillow For Catching Good ZZZs

Travelrest Ultimate Travel Pillow, $28, Amazon

Whether you're taking a mid-day siesta or you're traveling across the country, an inflatable travel pillow just like this one from Travelrest is vital. This flexible pillow offers full lateral support and promotes proper head and neck alignment — and because it keeps your head from falling forward, it's great for those who suffer from neck pain. You can wear it as a cross-body or loop it over a headrest. Plus, it deflates with ease, so you can pack it away and conveniently transport it wherever you need.


4. This Vacuum Insulated Thermos That Keeps Food At The Perfect Temperature

THERMOS FOOGO Food Jar, $12, Amazon

This food container is a lifesaver if you're trying to save money and take your lunches with you to work, because it's made with vacuum insulation technology, and food will stay cold for up to seven hours or warm for up to five hours. The jar always stays cool to the touch, and the rubber grip makes it easy to carry and hold. This thermos is also super-durable, made of stainless steel, and is completely top-rack dishwasher safe.


5. This Hypoallergenic Silk Pillowcase That Works Wonders For Curly Hair

ALASKA BEAR Natural Silk Pillowcase, $21, Amazon

Silk pillowcases like this one have a reputation for being great for skin because they're hypoallergenic, but they can also be great for helping reduce frizz, especially for those with curly hair. They'll also reduce hair breakage when you toss and turn, leaving you with smoother hair when you wake up in the morning. It's also made from hypoallergenic, breathable materials, and with a 600 thread count, pillowcase is also ultra-soft and luxurious. One reviewer raved: "I love this! ... I have really curly hair and this keeps my ringlets looking good for days."


6. These Silicone Baking Mats Make Baking And Cooking Mess-Free And Almost Fool-Proof

AmazonBasics Silicone Baking Mat, $11 (2 Pack), Amazon

Ready to ditch the cooking oil, parchment paper, and sprays? With this two pack of silicone baking mats, you can finally wave goodbye to all of it and simplify your baking process once and for all. These baking mats ensure that food will never stick to or ruin trays or pans, and are oven-safe for up to 480 degrees Fahrenheit. They're easy to clean, they're scratch-resistant, and they're great for everything from making bread to caramelizing meat.


7. With This Toilet Light, There Is A Light That Never Goes Out

Vintar LED Toilet Night Light, $10, Amazon

If you've ever stumbled through the dark to find your way to the bathroom, then this motion-activated toilet night light will basically be a lifesaver. It has 16 color options that change continuously or stay at one color and five levels of adjustable brightness. It's also easy to install with a flexible PVC neck that will help you secure it to any toilet size, and it's also easy to clean. One reviewer writes: "Great way for toilets connected to bedrooms where others are asleep, it's a much softer light than turning on a bathroom light."


8. This Facial Hair Remover That's Way More Affordable Than Threading

Bellabe Facial Hair Remover, $16, Amazon

With over 2,200 reviews on Amazon, this nifty little tool is one of the most popular hair removal products around. It works like threading and is best when used for targeting hair on the upper lip, chin, cheeks, and sideburns — and it's hypoallergenic, great for sensitive skin, and pulls hair out at the root for longer lasting results. Reviewers love it because it removes shorter hairs, and say the pain is akin to waxing.


9. This Repairing Cream That's Made From Snail Extract

Mizon All In One Snail Repair Cream, $13, Amazon

That's right, this unique cream is made with 92 percent snail extract, which is an excellent way to add some elasticity and hydration to skin, as well as fade scars and dark marks. It's better used as a daily night cream, it'll help soothe sunburns, and one reviewer sums it up: "I realize that snail goo might not sound appealing to some people, but I just love this cream! It's so soothing, light in texture, unscented, and leaves behind no greasy film."


10. This Unique Massage Tool That Has Nearly 5,000 Reviews On Amazon

Body Back Company’s Body Back Buddy, $30, Amazon

This top-rated massage tool comes recommended by chiropractors, physical therapists, and Amazon reviewers because of its innovative design and incredible ability to help relieve aches and pains. With 11 knobs that help fixate on pressure points, muscle knots, and spasms, this tool can help relieve discomfort in a number of ways and promote relaxation. It's made from BPA-free material, and each knob is correlated with body parts like the foot, neck, and back to personalize your own massage.


11. This Microfiber Towel Is Basically A Hair Dryer

DuraComfort Essentials Microfiber Hair Towel, $14, Amazon

Instead of using drying your hair with heat and exposing it to damage and breakage, you should finally grab this microfiber hair towel, which is super soft, dries quickly, and is designed to be lightweight enough for you to take to the gym, on trips, and everywhere else you need. Its microfiber material makes it a lifesaver for curls or hair that's prone to frizz, and it'll fit comfortably over your head and is big enough to accommodate thicker and longer hair textures. One reviewer writes: "My long hair was a good 50% drier after 5 minutes in this towel."


12. This USB Charging Station Will Finally Organize All Your Cords

Simicore USB Charging Station Dock & Charging Stand Organizer, $30, Amazon

This USB charging station has four slots and ports, which makes it a super-spacious area to store and charge all your smartphones and tablets — and keep them organized. Compatible with both Apple and Android devices, this organizer can help you eliminate desk clutter and keep everything in one place. It also comes with two chargers that quickly charge larger devices like tablets, and has a rubbery base that keeps things from moving around or cords from slipping out.


13. This Two-In-One Tool That Makes Calluses Disappear

Naturalico Electric Callus Remover and Shaver, $21, Amazon

"Love how it's gentle, yet gets the roughest stuff off," says one reviewer of this callus remover and shaver, which does 360-degree spins at 40 turns per second, comes with a built-in battery, and works to exfoliate skin while removing coarse, rough skin. It has two speeds and an LED light so you can see exactly what you're doing, and the kit even comes with two removable heads and a cleaning brush so you can get all the dead skin out before you store it.


14. This Odor-Eating Bags That Use Solar Power To Recharge

Mini Moso Natural Air Purifying Bags $19 (4 Pack), Amazon

Reviewers love putting these air purifying bags in everything from leather sandals to gym sneakers to stinky cars and so much more. Made from moso bamboo charcoal, which is super porous and continually absorbs moisture, these bags are also discreet and reusable for up to two years. Just put them out in the sun once a month for up to an hour and you'll be shocked how long they last. They also prevent mold and mildew from growing, so they're ideal for athletic shoes.


15. This Ceramic Straightening Brush That Glides Through Coarse, Curly Hair With Ease

AsaVea Hair Straightening Brush, $38, Amazon

This straightening brush is a great find if you have natural or curly hair and you're trying to get super-sleek, straight hair. It heats up to 365 degrees Fahrenheit, has auto-shutoff, comes with anti-scald technology so it won't burn your fingers or scalp, and delivers salon-like results at a huge value. "My hair has never looked so healthy, shiny and straight," one reviewer revealed. "This product reduced my time in front of the mirror to less than 20 minutes! Great product, great price!!" It reduces the straightening time because it's got a larger surface area, and it also detangles while you straighten.


16. The Eco-Friendly, Bamboo Sheets That Will Always Be Wrinkle-Free

Zen Bamboo Luxury Bed Sheets (Twin - California King), $28-$31, Amazon

These comfy sheets are made from bamboo and microfiber, which makes them more durable than cotton and less prone to wrinkles. Hypoallergenic, resistant to stains, fading, and available in a range of great colors, these bed sheets are a great investment and will keep you snoozing happily throughout the night. They also repel dust mites, are machine washable, and are breathable enough to use in both warm and cold weather.


17. The Bubble Clay Mask That Everyone Has Been Talking About

Elizavecca Milky Piggy Carbonated Bubble Clay Mask, $10, Amazon

You've totally seen this bubble mask on the internet, because it actually bubbles up after the application process and makes you look like a marshmallow. However, it's formulated with carbonated water, clay, and charcoal powder extract to gently remove dirt and tighten pores. It's also got soothing ingredients like green tea and aloe vera leaf extract to keep skin feeling soft. "I haven't laughed this hard in months! Face feels just as it does after any clay mask, but this was much more fun," one fan writes.


18. These Resistant Bands Make Your Bedroom A Home Gym

Black Mountain Products Resistance Band Set, $21, Amazon

Featuring a door anchor, carrying bag, ankle straps, and other accessories to help support a more complete workout, this resistance band set is a way to turn your house into a gym — each band take more and more strength to pull, and they can help target muscles in your biceps, triceps, back, chest, abs, and legs. Each band is made from a blend of synthetic and natural rubber, and they'll last a long time. The handles are made from nylon and can hold up to 200 pounds of weight.


19. This Hanger will Save Space In your Closet And Organize Your Bras

Axis International Marketing Organizer Hanger, $10, Amazon

Whether you have a lot of bras, no more drawer space for tank tops, or a closet full of scarves you need to hang, this rust-resistant organizer could be just what you need. It's like having eight hangers instead of just one, and can also help save much-needed closet space if you're cramped. It's also a great way to drip dry items like wet bathing suits, and will dry anything you hang on it with no wrinkles.


20. This Peeling Mask Will Reveal Soft, Smooth Feet

Grace and Stella Co. Dr. Pedicure Baby Foot Peeling Mask, $13, Amazon

This exfoliating foot peeling mask is made with 17 Japanese and Korean vegetable extracts, and will transform cracked, dry heels into baby soft ones in less than 10 days. Just apply the mask to both feet (and don't forget to wear socks too), then remove and wash off. Once your feet start to peel, just pull off the dead skin and reveal the soft skin underneath. "Love this! I have such dry feet and here in Southern California, we wear sandals pretty much all year around. After following the directions, my feet were so soft and pretty," one reviewer wrote. They also come in a few different scents, like lavender and coconut.


21. The Eye Mask That Relieves Tired, Puffy Eyes

Brownmed IMAK Compression Pain Relief Mask and Eye Pillow, $9, Amazon

One size fits all with this stylish and comfortable eye mask, which is made from breathable cotton and filled with smooth beads to deliver cooling relief to sensitive skin. It'll gently massage eyes, and you can even put it in the freezer to provide a cooling sensation. This mask also works to completely block out light, so you can stay in a deep sleep without any interruptions.


22. This All-Natural Paste That Will Change How You Think About Deodorant

Schmidt's Natural Deodorant, $10, Amazon

Almost 5,000 reviewers on Amazon have given this natural deodorant the thumbs up because it glides on without any greasy or sticky residue and neutralizes odors while absorbing wetness. It's made with mineral-derived materials, is completely aluminum-free, and it's certified vegan, so it's both eco-friendly and great for those with sensitive skin. It's also got ingredients like shea and cocoa seed butter to keep you moisturized.


23. This Convenient Slicer Chops Onions In Bulk

Mueller Onion Chopper Pro, $20, Amazon

If onion vapors always have you in tears, this professional-grade onion chopper could save you some much-needed time and frustration. It can hold up to four cups worth of onions (so you can stock up) and is made with two ultra-sharp stainless steel discs, so it cuts through onions with precision. Best of all, its dishwasher safe, so cleanup is never a pain in the you know what.


24. This Argan Oil Hair Mask And Deep Conditioner That's Great For Dry, Damaged Hair

Arvazallia Hydrating Argan Oil Hair Mask and Deep Conditioner, $13, Amazon

For dry, damaged hair, this hydrating argan oil mask has incredible restorative powers — argan oil is rich in essential vitamins and nutrients that are good for all hair types, and deeply conditions and hydrates weak strands. It'll help hair feel softer, smoother, and more elastic. It also revives dull hair and restores volume and bounce, and it even might help with hair growth. Five minutes in the shower with this makes a huge difference on any kind of hair.


25. This Container Stores Produce For Extended Periods

Rubbermaid FreshWorks Food Storage Container, $11, Amazon

"Finally a container that helps my fruit and vegetables stay fresh longer," wrote one reviewer of this storage container, which helps produce last a long longer and features a vent that regulates the flow of oxygen and carbon dioxide to help keep food fresh. It's also got a crip tray that keeps moisture away, which reduces spoilage.


26. This Useful AF Hair Catcher That Never Misses A Single Strand

TubShroom The Revolutionary Tub Drain Protector, $13, Amazon

No strand of hair will evade this tub drain protector, which fits over most standard-size drains and is designed to collect everything from human to animal hair. You won't need to use harmful chemicals or take extra installation steps — instead, just pop it in place and pull it up when you're ready to get rid of clogged up hair. This will save you a lot of time, and over 10,000 reviewers love it because it works well and the gross factor is also pretty fascinating.


27. These Stylish Bands Eliminate Thigh Chafing

Bandelettes Elastic Anti-Chafing Thigh Bands, (Size A-F), $12-$18, Amazon

Designed to be worn under dresses and skirts as a fashion accessory, these anti-chafing thigh bands are an incredibly fashionable way to get softer, less irritated skin in the sensitive areas along the upper thighs. These nylon and spandex bands come in a range of sizes and have almost 3,000 reviews on Amazon, with one reviewer commenting, "Best thing you'll ever have between your legs."


28. This Unbelievable Serum Helps You Get Thicker, Longer Lashes

Babe Lash Eyelash Serum, $45, Amazon

Instead of using falsies, consider trying out this eyelash serum from Babe Lush, which is clinically proven to stimulate eyelash growth and enhance lashes in just a month. This product comes in a three-month supply, so you're getting plenty of bang for your buck. One reviewer wrote: "If you're looking for a product to strengthen, lengthen, and enhance your natural lashes, definitely try this product! My sisters and friends continuously give me compliments about how great my lashes look, and some have even asked if I've gotten extensions again!"


29. This All-Natural Korean Sponge That's Terrific On Oily, Acne-Prone Skin

MY Konjac Sponge All Natural Korean Facial Sponge, $10, Amazon

If you have oily skin and you're always struggling with breakouts, this gentle exfoliating Konjac sponge will be a complete 180 in your skincare routine. It features activated bamboo carbon, which works to cleanse pores, soak up excess oil, and go to battle with the pesky bacteria that can cause acne. Because it's made from genuine Konjac plant root, this sponge is also all-natural, so you don't have to worry about dealing with harmful chemicals on your face.


30. This Heating Massage Pillow That Delivers Targeted Relief For Lower Back Pain

Zyllion Shiatsu Pillow Massager with Heat, $40, Amazon

This ergonomic pillow massager is equipped with deep-kneading Shiatsu massage nodes, plus a heating function and adjustable straps, making it the perfect on-the-go massager. It can be strapped on a pillow or car seat to make it the ultimate neck and shoulder massager, but it's also great for the calf and leg area. It also has a number of safety features, like automatic shut-off and protection against overheating. It also comes with a power adapter so you can charge it in your car.

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