32 Fascinating Products & Inventions For Men On Amazon

Guys can be a real pain in the butt to shop for. Whether you're doing it for a boyfriend, father, or your closest bro, convincing them to ditch the brands they know and love to try something new can be tough. Fortunately, that's where the fascinating products for men included in this slideshow come in.

Whether you're shopping for a present or just some stuff that'll make grooming more fun for them, these incredible finds offer a unique blend of functionality and invention, designed to make even the most product- and shopping-adverse dude do a double take.

This is important, because most men — and let's be honest, people in general — want things they can use in practical ways in their day-to-day lives. While that may seem obvious, finding those products isn't always easy: so we've narrowed down the search for you, and many of the brilliant items on this list are also vetted by thousands of Amazon reviews.

Know someone who loves fixing things up, or absolutely loves to cook? With this round-up, you'll find something for absolutely anyone on your list. Best of all, you don't even have to be a man to enjoy these genius products — they're versatile enough to get everyone excited.

by Shayna Murphy

1. This Measuring Tape When You Need Laser-Sharp Precision

Qooltek Laser Measure, $14, Amazon

This super-cool measuring tape isn't the same ordinary version you'd find in a hardware store. In fact, it has three uses: It functions as an 8-foot measuring tape, a leveling bubble, and a laser level all in one. It works in both indoor and outdoor settings, but is really ideal for interior home improvement projects, and can be a must-have for any tool box.


2. A Laptop Cooling Pad So You Can Literally Work From Anywhere

HAVIT Laptop Cooling Pad, $20, Amazon

For the person who loves to work from their bed or couch, this laptop cooling pad is here to literally save the day. Made with three ultra-quiet fans and metal mesh, it'll keep your computer from over-heating while it gives you a stable surface to work off of. It's also portable (duh), comes with a USB port and power switch, and is ergonomically-designed to be comfortable to use, so you really will love taking this along every time you open up your laptop.


3. This Massage Cushion That's Perfect For Sinking Into

FIVE S Massage Seat Cushion, $40, Amazon

For stubborn aches and pains that just won't go away, this massage seat cushion is a sheer lifesaver. It comes with a 10-vibration motor — meaning it's super powerful — and delivers an invigorating massage at one of three speeds that'll really soothe sore spots in you neck, back, thighs, or just all over. This also has four massage programs, so you can customize it to find the absolute best fit.


4. A Five-In-One BBQ Tool So You Can Grill Like A Boss

ChefGiant Five-in-One BBQ Grill Tool, $19, Amazon

Stumped on what to get the grill master who seems to have everything? Look no further than this multi-functional grill tool, which actually works as five utensils in one: a spatula, tong, knife edge, removable LED flashlight, and bottle opener. Sturdy and made from high-quality stainless steel, this is one gizmo that even the most seasoned cook will be glad to have on hand. One reviewer writes: "The flashlight between the grips is the best part! This is by far the best pair of tongs you will ever need."


5. This Weird But Brilliant Wristband For Keeping Nuts, Bolts, And Other Hardware From Getting Lost

Magnelex Magnetic Wristband, $14, Amazon

File this magnetic wristband under genius AF products you've seriously gotta have. It's great for folks who are always working on home improvement projects or renovations because all they have to do is strap this soft wristband in place (it fits most wrist sizes) and the magnets embedded within will hold screws, nails, bolts, and other small tools completely in place while they work.


6. An Organizer That'll Corral Ties And Belts In One Place

IPOW Tie-Belt Organizer, $9 (2 Pack), Amazon

Admittedly, there's not a lot on the surface that seems dynamic about a tie and belt organizer. That is, until you've actually started using one like this. For naturally messy folks, this 360-degree rotating organizer is a revelation: It doesn't take up a ton of space, but can save you so much of it just by getting 20 of your ties in one easy-to-access way. The lightweight ABS material easily folds up and down, so it's easy to add accessories to this hanger.


7. This Odor-Eating Air Purifier For Times When You Want A Nicer Car

Nova Two-in-One Ionic Car Air Purifier, $25, Amazon

Transform a car's air instantly with this two-in-one car air purifier. Created to target persistent interior odors and bacteria that linger in cars and make them a little stale, this device works by releasing negative ions — which attach to airborne particles like smoke, dust, and danger — then force them to drop out of the air. You can also charge Android or iPhone devices rapidly using one of the two USB charger ports included in this model.


8. A Comfy Pair Of Sandals That Are So Supportive, They Won't Want To Take Them Off

Gone For a Run PR Soles Recovery Sandals, $30, Amazon

Athletes with sore and tired feet will really love these supportive sandals, which were designed to facilitate quicker recovery times for aching muscles and leave them soothed and relaxed long after taking them off. Available in a range of sizes, they come with a durable foam cushion that'll conform to the shape of a foot, so they fit like a dream. The slip-ons are made from a lightweight, breathable material, so feet will also stay dry.


9. This Indoor Grill Is Perfect For Anyone With An Apartment

Presto Electric Indoor Grill, $30, Amazon

Grill all year around — even when you can't get outdoors — with this indoor grill option from Presto. It's cool to the touch and built to maintain grilling temperatures automatically. Some other great perks? Grease automatically drains from food and into the drip tray, the device can go in the dishwasher, and it even comes with a spatula. It can go up to 400 degrees Fahrenheit.


10. A Versatile Tool For The Handiest Person In Your Life (Who Thinks They Have Everything)

Forsun 13-in-1 Multi-Functional Hammer Tool, $11, Amazon

Whether you know someone on a budget or a person that just always relishes being prepared for anything, this multi-functional tool can be a great investment. It works as a hammer, wire cutter, wrench, and 10 other essential tools that'll make camping, home improvements, hiking, and other activities easier. Stylishly designed with a wood inlay handle, it's also comparatively lightweight and portable to other tools.


11. This Refreshing Natural Soap For A Serious Scrub-Down

Dr. Squatch Pine Tar Soap, $10, Amazon

More than 1,000 reviewers on Amazon can't get enough of this nearly perfect five-star rated soap. Handmade with natural glycerin, this chemical- and preservative-free soap keeps skin soft and smooth, and won't irritate those with sensitive complexions. Pine Tar is especially great for exfoliating gentle skin, and reviewers compare the sensation to a loofah.


12. This Utility Bottle Opener And Cap Catcher That's Super Practical To Have Around

Master Magnetics Bottle Opener and Cap Catcher, $21, Amazon

Need a present for someone notoriously picky? Try this bottle opener, which can be mounted in two ways — it comes with four magnets coated in rubber to add to a fridge or an RV, and includes screws to safely attach to a wall. It also catches caps and can hold up to 100 of them at a time.


13. This Beard Stencil That Makes Trimming Less Of A Hassle

Manecode Beard Shaper Tool, $14, Amazon

Trimming and shaping a beard at home can be super frustrating, but this beard stencil makes it so easy to maintain great style with facial hair. It comes with a curved side and comb, which makes achieving symmetrical lines simpler — and it also offers a clear view and precise line control, so it's perfect for getting the closest trim every time.


14. A Set Of Diamond-Shaped Whiskey Glasses That Do More Than Just Look Cool

Dragon Glassware Whiskey Glasses, $30 (Set of 2), Amazon

Whiskey lovers will absolutely adore this set of unique glasses, which are diamond-shaped and designed to self-aerate. Made with dragon glass, they rest at a spill-proof 50-degree angle, and can hold up to 10 ounces. They work best with a bourbon or Scotch, but can also be great for wines, since they help facilitate better airflow to your favorite beverage.


15. This Microfiber Mitt For A Streak-Free Finish When You're Cleaning Your Car

Relentless Drive Ultimate Car Wash Mitt, $9, Amazon

Heading to the car wash every time a car gets dirty can become a big expense over time, but with this microfiber mitt, you can clean the car yourself and get car wash-style results in the process. The thick, absorbent microfiber is great for wiping away grime and giving a swirl- and lint-free finish. It's also machine-washable and can hold more water than sheepskin mitts.


16. An LED Lantern That's A Must-Have For Outdoor Adventures

ThorFire LED Camping Lantern, $10, Amazon

Shine a light on camping trips and other outdoor adventures with this portable lantern, which functions as a flashlight and is foldable, so it fits seamlessly in a backpack or pocket when it's not in use. Rechargeable via USB and equipped with two lighting modes, it also has a protection chip that'll keep it from overcharging. If you run out of power, you can hand crank this lantern, too.


17. This Trimmer That'll Make Short Work Of Pesky Nose Hair

Hyloon Three-In-One Nose Hair Trimmer, $20, Amazon

For anyone who wants a more painless hair removal system, this multi-functional trimmer really gets the job done. It has a stainless steel body, comes with a bright LED light so you can see hairs in hard-to-reach areas, and is water-resistant so it won't rust if it gets too wet. Although this trimmer is powerful, it runs at a low volume and is made for noses — but also works incredibly well on eyebrows, sideburns, mustaches, and ear hair.


18. A Bedside Shelf That's Perfect For College Students

Beebo Beabo Bedside Shelf, $37, Amazon

A fantastic accessory for dorm rooms, this bedside shelf can make life easier for students who might be short on space. It holds everything from tablets to oil diffusers, and it even comes with a stand for headphones or watches. Created with natural bamboo and crafted by hand, it can hold 15 pounds and fits most railings up to 2 inches thick for hassle-free installation.


19. This Back And Body Shaver For Removing Hair From Hard-To-Reach Areas

BaKblade 2.0 Back and Body Shaver, $28, Amazon

If you know someone who likes to shave their back or chest, this do-it-yourself back shaver makes an incredibly useful gift. It comes with safety blades specifically engineered to be gentle on the back and body, while the handle itself is S-shaped and flexible to maneuver in hard-to-reach areas. The razors are easy to detach, and the five blades work on both wet or dry skin without cutting or nicking.


20. A Charging Station That'll Work With Virtually Any Device You've Got

MSTJRY Multi-Device Charging Station, $30, Amazon

Charge all of your devices at once with this smart charging station, which is compatible with most smartphones, tablets, laptops, and other devices that charge via USB. Equipped with five ports, it's the perfect fit for most nightstands and desktop areas, and has detachable dividers so you can customize a perfect fit. It even comes with a few USB cords and lightning cables.


21. These Heavy-Duty Gloves That'll Keep Hands Safe From Knicks And Cuts

NoCry Cut-Resistant Gloves, $11, Amazon

For the ultimate in security and protection while you're slicing and dicing in the kitchen, these cut-resistant gloves are exactly what you need. Designed to be four times tougher than leather, these offer a snug fit but are comfortable to use — and they still allow complete dexterity and precision in the kitchen. These gloves are machine-washable and food-safe, and excellent for use even for woodworking, carving, carpentry, and other tasks.


22. A One-Of-A-Kind Snack Bowl That Gives You A Place To Toss Shells And Stems

Stargoods Wowly Pistachio Bowl, $15, Amazon

If you love snacking on pistachios, cherries, and other nuts and fruits, this brilliantly designed snack bowl is the kind of serving dish you've always been waiting for. Perfect for parties and other get-togethers, you can fill your bowl with a snack and toss the leftover bits aside in the convenient container. It's dishwasher-safe, and incredibly durable.


23. This Hanging Toiletry Bag Makes It Simple To Travel With Everything You Need

NeatPack Hanging Toiletry Bag, $23, Amazon

Traveling is stressful enough without worrying about where you stashed your toiletries, which is one of the great things about having this TSA-compliant bag. It's deceptively small, because once you actually unpack it, you'll see how spacious it truly is. It holds bottles upright and has one main large compartment, two side pockets, and a front mesh option. You can also hang this bag over most standard doors, and perhaps best of all, it comes with a removable clear pouch for liquids so you can breeze right through airport security.


24. A Pour-Over Brewer So You Can Make, Then Take, Your Coffee On-The-Go

Coffee Gator Travel Mug, $27, Amazon

Take your coffee with you on-the-go with this insulated travel mug from Coffee Gator. Just add the stainless steel mesh filter, then place your coffee grounds into it. Once you pour water over the filter, the coffee will drip directly into this cup, which is super convenient if you're always in a hurry and want a more eco-friendly method for getting your morning caffeine fix. It's BPA-free and has a copper lining to hold heat inside for longer.


25. This Leave-In Oil And Conditioner For Softer Beards

The Gentlemen's Beard Oil and Leave-in Conditioner, $20, Amazon

Make beards softer and less prone to frizz with this leave-in oil and conditioner. This completely organic and all-natural blend is unscented and paraben-free, so it won't irritate sensitive skin, and simultaneously softens hair, so it's less coarse and abrasive. For those with split ends, this oil absorbs quickly and goes to work treating the cause, and helps reduce dandruff and dryness in beards.


26. A Minimalist Money Clip That'll Protect Personal Information, Too

Elivebuy Slim Money Clip and Wallet, $22, Amazon

This classic money clip and wallet combo are essential items for many — and this handy device streamlines the two. Slim and lightweight, it's also equipped with RFID-blocking technology, which means scanning devices won't be able to pick up private information from your credit or debit cards. It holds up to 15 cards, too.


27. This Fog-Proof Mirror So You Can Make The Most Of Your Time In The Shower

The Shave Well Company Shower Mirror, $13, Amazon

Eager to save time in the morning and stay in the shower a bit longer in the process? Instead of shaving as a separate activity, you can do it in the shower using this mirror, which won't fog up in hot water. The mirror — which needs a hook to hang instead of a suction cup — equalizes the temperature of steam in the shower to ensure a long-lasting, fog-free reflection while you get busy. With over 2,000 reviews, this product is a surprising cult-favorite.


28. A Double-Walled Beer Holder That'll Keep Drinks Colder For Even Longer

Asobu Beer 2 Go Frosty Cozie, $30, Amazon

There's nothing worse than a hot day and a beer that's gone warm — but that problem has been solved with this holder. It features vacuum-insulated, double-walled construction and is sure to keep beers cold for hours on end. It also can fit bottlers or cans, which gives it added versatility over normal beer chillers, and come with a top that has a bottle opener on it. Reviewers say this keeps things cold for four hours or longer.


29. This Massager That Helps Release Tension And Targets Tense Knots

Gideon Sports Self Massage Stick, $25, Amazon

This self-massage stick has 11 knobs to give relief to every part of your body, and is made to mimic a massage therapist's hands. The Gideon stick features a uniquely designed double-curved structure and helps release tension in knots and tense muscles, from the neck all the way down to the toes. "After one 15 [minute] session hitting all the pain points, I am instantly feeling much better," revealed one reviewer.


30. A Seat Cushion That'll Provide Much-Needed Support

Aylio Coccyx Seat Cushion, $40, Amazon

For added support when you're sitting for long periods of time, try this seat cushion. It contours to the shape of your body and delivers terrific support to the hips and thighs — and is perfect for anyone who has pain in their spine or lower back. It's also great for any chair or in the car, and this U-shaped cushion helps distribute weight and promote better posture.


31. This Set Of Safety Razor Blades That Won't Irritate Sensitive Skin

Vikings Blade The Chieftain Safety Razor Set, $37, Amazon

Gentle on sensitive skin, these safety razors come with a convenient carrying case and are a great option for those looking to prevent unwanted cuts. Made with heavy-duty materials, these razors help minimize cuts and are definitely built to last. They can even save you money over time, since you won't have to deal with cheap and ineffective disposable razors. They also come packaged in a leatherette case.


32. A Lightweight, Portable Backpack You'll Be Able To Depend On

ZOMAKE Backpack, $16, Amazon

Just because this lightweight backpack is cheap doesn't mean it's not dependable. This go-anywhere option can hold surprisingly a lot — and is waterproof and folds up easily to sandwich size when nothing's in it. It also has nearly 1,000 perfect five-star ratings on Amazon, and is made from tear-resistant nylon. "This bag traveled the world with me," one reviewer described. "Now it's going with me everywhere. Best backpack around!"

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