33 Useful Products On Amazon That Have Near-Perfect Reviews


It used to be that whenever you wanted to find a totally life-changing invention that could bring order to your messy life, you had to, um invent it. Luckily, now you can just go on Amazon and find it. It has every genius product on the market imaginable, it's cornered the market on shockingly useful products that also happen to be cheap AF. Of course, they're not just affordable: it's the items that have near-perfect reviews that stand out as being truly worth a second glance.

Reviews have multiple benefits: for starters, some of them are just freaking hilarious. But for the most part, reviews help you scope out whether or not a product lives up to the hype (or even has any at all). Items with perfect or near-perfect reviews tend to have a rabid cult-following, which on its own can make it worth checking out.

So whether you're trying to clean up a messy cabinet or you just want a couple of neat little accessories that'll make traveling less stressful (portable travel steamer, anyone?), the stuff in this slideshow can help put an end to everyday chaos in remarkably simple ways. The other big perk? They happen to be among the most top-ranked products on the site.

by Shayna Murphy

1. This Removable Funnel That Makes It Easier To Pour Stuff

Bellemain Stainless Steel Kitchen Funnel, $8, Amazon

Is your kitchen counter a constant mess because you're always spilling when you're trying to pour from one container to another? Consider this one less hassle you have to worry about, because with this stainless steel funnel, straining and pouring is about to become a breeze. It comes with 2.26-inch long stem — which fits securely inside bottle necks — and comes with a trickle groove so liquids get more airflow exposure. It also comes with a protective handle, so hot beverages like coffee are less likely to cause scalds, and that can also double as a hanging loop, so no matter what, your funnel is always within reach.


2. A Crystal Clear Pantry Organizer That Can Help You Save Tons Of Space

SimpleHouseware Over the Door Hanging Pantry Organizer, $13 (2 Pack), Amazon

When it comes to cabinet organizers, you can't go wrong with this incredibly affordable and super-popular hanging option from SimpleHouseware. It's built to hang directly over cabinet doors and comes with 15 large, clear pockets that can fit virtually anything. This hangs with a standard door rod, and most importantly, can help you clear up a ton of cabinet space that would otherwise be completely occupied. Reviewers say these hold a lot of weight and are great for things like spices, bibs and bobs, and cleaning supplies.


3. These Hangers That Are Great For Air-Drying Laundry

Hotool Stainless Steel Laundry Drying Rack, $13 (2 Pack), Amazon

Whether you're drying bras or silk blouses, this two-pack of stainless steel drying hangers is a great score. Incredibly durable and built with eight clips per hanger, these offer all the space and durability you need to air dry delicate laundry items in bulk. Since it also comes with a large metal hook, reviewers say that these are good to hang basically everywhere, from a clothesline to a shower curtain rod, and so much more. They can also help save you a lot of space around laundry time — and they're strong enough to hold heavier items like towels, too.


4. A Set Of Packing Cubes That'll Take The Stress Out Of Travel

JJ POWER Travel Packing Cubes, $19 (6 Pack), Amazon

Traveling is stressful enough without having to worry where you stashed your socks or favorite shirt. That's what makes these multi-sized packing cubes such a must-have if you're planning any kind of trip. Designed to fit in most standard suitcases, they're made of thick nylon fabric and have mesh tops to keep clothes breathable while allowing you to find exactly what you're looking for. It includes two large cubes that are perfect for most clothing, plus one medium and two small cubes. Additionally, you can stash a change of shoes in the double-layered bag that comes with this.


5. This Ultra-Slim Screwdrivers That Are Perfect For Tight Spaces

Anex 6102T Ultra-Low Screwdriver, $14, Amazon

File this ultra-low screwdriver under "stuff you never think you need until absolutely nothing else will do." Reviewers of this cheap but popular tool say that it can make even the most impossible of household repairs — from removing blades in a ceiling fan to fixing a car's air conditioner — so much easier, because they're designed to squeeze in and screw bolts in extremely tight spaces. "These are some of my favorite tools," raved one reviewer. "It is rare that I need them (maybe once a month) in my line of work but when I need them, they truly are life savers. I've had these over a year and they have saved me dozens of hours of my time. This is one of those things that when you need them, nothing else is an option."


6. A Spray That Makes Pesky Shoe Odors Disappear

Lumi Natural Shoe Deodorizer Spray, $13, Amazon

Have your favorite gym sneakers started to smell like yesterday's workout? With this deodorizing spray — which is formulated with antibacterial and anti-fungal essential oils like tea tree, eucalyptus, peppermint, and lemongrass — you can refresh your kicks and leave your feet odor-free, too. You can use this spray in shoes, of course, but also in gym bags, bathrooms, and kitchens.


7. These Exfoliating Foot Peel Masks For When You Want To Really Treat Yourself

AsaVea Exfoliating Foot Peel Mask, $20 (2 Pairs), Amazon

If you've got rough, callused skin on your feet and you're looking to get rid of it — and yes, peel it off in sheets — you've got to try this foot peel from AsaVea. Formulated with natural extracts and botanicals, it penetrates dead skin cells and breaks them down, prompting them to shed. About a week or so after wearing these booties, you'll start to notice all the dead, thick skin coming off. Then, the ultra-soft skin will leave you feeling brand-new.


8. A Set Of Incredibly Cheap Blackout Curtains For Much-Needed Privacy

NICETOWN Solid Thermal Insulated Blackout Curtains, $21 (2 Pack), Amazon

Looking for curtains that are affordable, look good, and actually block out every bit of light? Try out these solid thermal curtains, which come in an array of rich colors and do exactly what you hoped they would, and then some. Made with heavy microfiber, these curtains are 63 inches long are perfect if you want to keep the sun out or sleep alternative hours. One reviewer raved: "We have east-facing windows and the sun heats up our house in the afternoon/evening. These have been excellent for keeping our dining room dark and cool!"


9. A Portable Vacuum That You Need When Your Car Is Gross AF

ThisWorx Car Vacuum, $30, Amazon

When your car gets dirty and you want to give it a solidly good clean, nothing gets up dirt, crumbs, and other junk like this portable car vacuum. It has a 106-watt motor and comes with a 16-foot power cord, elastic hose, and nozzle. It works with both wet or dry messes, and comes with a number of attachments to deep clean the fabric of your car, too. One reviewer writes: "At the end of October my husband and I went to the ocean and as we tried to be neat - the sand was still in the car. Finally, I got rid of it! Now my beauty again is clean, as on the first day, when I bought her."


10. An Organizer For Your Hair Care Essentials

Stock Your Home Hair Care Organizer, $40, Amazon

Countertop clutter got you struggling to find your hair care essentials when you need them most? Say goodbye to frustrating messes on your vanity or counter with this stylish organizer, which comes with compartments that are ample enough to fit your hair straightener, curling iron, hair dryer, and more — even when they're still hot after use. This organizer also comes with two front compartments and a drawer, so you have plenty of space to stash bobby pins, ties, styling products, and whatever else you need to rock the look you love.


11. These Super-Comfy Panties That Come With Secret Pocket, In Case You're Feeling A Little Sneaky

Barbra's Lingerie Travel Pocket Panties (S-XL), $26 (6 Pack), Amazon

Sometimes you just have to be a little stealthy — and when that time comes, nothing is more useful than a secret pocket in your underwear. While sure, at first glance this pack of cotton and polyester undergarments might seem a little odd, but they're absolutely innovative when it comes to ensuring your valuables stay safe. The pocket measures 6 inches wide and tall, so it's roomy enough to fit emergency cash, a passport, credit cards, and possibly more. They also have an elastic waist, so they're comfortable, too.


12. A Weighted Ice Cream Scoop That Does So Much More

Spring Chef Ice Cream Scoop, $12, Amazon

This heavy-duty scooper has over 1,000 reviews and still manages to have a five-star rating. Why? It creates perfect ice cream spheres with its innovative shape, it has a notch at the top to help you open up the ice cream container, it has a comfortable and weighted handle — and works great to de-seed melons, scoop filling into pastries or muffin tins, and is even dishwasher-safe.


13. These Reusable Mesh Tote Bags That Have A Five-Star Rating On Amazon

purifyou Premium Reusable Mesh/Produce Bags, $15 (Set of 9), Amazon

The question with these reusable mesh bags isn't what are they good for? The real question is, what aren't they good for? This set of nine multi-sized bags are lightweight and see-through, but come double-stitched and can hold up to 11 pounds a piece. Because of how breathable they are, they're great for storing produce, but reviewers also say they work for literally everything else: stashing office supplies, toys, school lunches, and so much more. "I am absolutely in love with these reusable mesh bags," one reviewer wrote. "...Since purchasing these [two] weeks ago, I haven't had to throw away any veggies or fruit! I have been able to keep everything fresh for days longer than usual because these bags let the food breathe!!"


14. A Storage Organizer That's Spacious Enough For All Your Odds And Ends

TrunkCratePro Collapsible Organizer Storage, $40, Amazon

With a perfect five-star rating on Amazon (and over 2,000 reviews), this collapsible trunk organizer is one of the best buys you can find if you're searching for additional storage. It comes with up to four compartments, two removable and adjustable slider dividers, and pockets. To prevent sliding around, it has Velcro at the bottom, and a water-resistant base that can hold up to 100 pounds in weight. Whether you're looking to store tools or groceries, this storage container gets a thumbs up from reviewers — and is a must-have for any car.


15. A Heavy-Duty Flashlight That'll Last For An Incredibly Long Time

GearLight High-Powered LED Flashlight, $16, Amazon

Shine a light and keep it blazing with this tactical flashlight, which has an ultra-wide beam but will still fit perfectly in a backpack or glove compartment. It has five different brightness levels, can survive a 10-foot drop, runs on batteries, and can focus on objects up to 1,000 feet away. If you're outdoors and in the rain or snow, it's going to be useful because it's water-resistant and can survive in even the most rugged environments.


16. A Pizza Wheel That Glides Through Even The Toughest Crust

Mozzbi Premium Pizza Cutter Wheel, $12, Amazon

If you're making pizza at home, this cutter wheel is an essential kitchen tool that'll make each slice come out evenly — and will cut through crust with ease, too. Just roll this wheel across your crust and the precision blade will do all the work for you, regardless of how thick or tough it is. This also comes with a handle that has a protective shield, so your fingers will stay protected with each slice.


17. This Unique Contraption That'll Help Alleviate Plantar Fasciitis

ProStretch The Original Calf Stretcher And Foot Rocker, $33, Amazon

This one-of-a-kind stretching system can help you relax and flex sore muscles in your lower leg like nothing else, and reviewers say it works well in helping reduce pain caused by plantar fasciitis, tendonitis, and other common leg ailments. This rocker comes with rubber strips at the bottom that help keep it in place and protect against slipping and sliding. Built to fit up to size 13 shoes and able to hold up to 230 pounds, this is also a very durable device that reviewers say is incredibly useful to have around.


18. A Lipstick-Sized Charger That You Can Take Anywhere

Anker PowerCore+ Mini Portable Charger, $20, Amazon

No matter where you go, you always want to know that your devices can stay charged up — and that's precisely what this lipstick-sized charger offers. The compact device only needs a few hours to charge, can charge a phone to full capacity and still have energy left over, and protects against shorts or surges. It comes with a micro USB cable and works with Apple and Android products.


19. An Organizer That's A Must-Have For Tea Drinkers

YouCopia Tea Bag Organizer, $25, Amazon

With more than 900 positive reviews on Amazon, this five-star tea organizer makes a great gift for tea lovers — or a great purchase if you're looking to up your storage game at home. It can hold up to 100 tea bags at a time and includes 12 see-through, removable bins, so you can quickly select your favorite blend without making a mess in the process. Since it can stand on any flat surface, it also works as a display case or as an organizer inside a cabinet.


20. A Rack To Keep Your Pots And Pans In Order

SimpleHouseware Cabinet Organizer, $15 (2 Pack), Amazon

If you always struggle to keep your pots and pans in order, this simple two-pack can really change your life. Ideal for cutting boards, lids, frying pans, cookie sheets, and more, these stainless steel storage aids can keep things visible and make them quick to spot. "Fit perfectly on one of my bottom shelves and make my cabinet look so nice and neat," wrote one reviewer. "I can actually find what I need now without having to take every single thing out."


21. This Innovative Colander That's Unlike Any You've Ever Tried Before

Sinkstation Flat Colander, $13, Amazon

Unlike regular colanders that are a hassle to store, this colander is completely flat and a real game-changer in the organizational department. Made from completely recyclable materials, this strainer is safe to submerge in boiling water or run through a dishwasher. It's also designed to rest over most sinks and is the safe and easy way to catch food and rinse things off before cooking.


22. A Gym Bag That's Designed To Look Great, Even With Lots Of Wear And Tear

Venture Pal Packable Sports Gym Bag with Wet Pocket And Shoes Compartment, $26, Amazon

There are duffle bags that you take to the gym, and then there are bags like this, which is specifically created so you can stash everything you need for the gym without having to squeeze things or pack an extra bag. Durable and made from water-resistant nylon, this bag comes with a main compartment, plus eight separate pockets and compartments specifically for shoes and wet clothes. The side pockets are also roomy enough to fit a 32-ounce water bottle.


23. The Portable Hammock That'll Make Your Camping Trips Even Better

The HangEasy Portable Camping Hammock, $50, Amazon

With this portable camping hammock, you've got relaxation in the bag. It's made with soft nylon that won't stretch or tear, and folds down to fit backpack-friendly size, so if you're hiking or on a big trip, this won't weigh you down as you move. Waterproof and roomy enough to fit more than one person, this comes with everything you need to have a hammock on-the-go. How you choose to unwind once you've set it up? That's completely up to you.


24. An Iconic Cast Iron Skillet That More Than 10,000 Reviewers Adore

Lodge Cast Iron Skillet, $15, Amazon

This go-to classic is an essential no matter what kind of cooking skill level you're at. This basic cast iron skillet from Lodge works whether you're trying to bake, broil, fry, sear, or braise your food, and is naturally seasoned to bring out the deepest flavors and taste sensations of your food. You can use it at home, or even over a campfire, and no matter what, this cast iron can deliver great, even heat and retains warm, so grub always tastes incredible.


25. A Hard-Shell Protector That'll Keep Your Sensitive Data Safe

Shell-D RFID Blocking Credit Card Protector, $10, Amazon

Protect your credit identity and save yourself countless headaches with this hard-shelled credit card protector. It's RFID-enabled so that it blocks most attempts from electronic pickpockets, and can hold up to nine credit cards at once. Available in a wide range of colors, this is a great purchase if you're traveling, since it can keep your valuables secure at all times. One reviewer writes: "This little case stays securely closed, fits even in my smallest handbag, opens easily, and my cards fan out right there inside it. They are easy to see and I don't have to slide them in and out of slots to figure out which card is which."


26. An Amazingly Convenient Way To Keep Your Clothes Looking Sharp

Lemontec Portable Travel Garment Steamer, $31, Amazon

A portable steamer is great if you're traveling and don't want your dresses or button-downs to crease in your suitcase — but it's also fantastic for home use, too. Lightweight and small enough that it can fit right in your backpack, it distributes steam evenly and can make stubborn wrinkles vanish quickly. All it takes is 70 seconds to heat up this 180-milliliter tank, and then it's good for nine minutes of use. It also comes with an automatic shut-off function, plus a built-in cable that's long enough that you won't need an extension cord to operate it.


27. A Basket That Can Store Up To 50 Plastic Bags At A Time

mDesign Over-Cabinet Storage Basket, $13, Amazon

Everyone has a few plastic bags lying around the house, and if you just throw them out, it can feel wasteful — which is why this no-muss storage basket is an investment you just have to make. It fits over most doors or cabinets, can hold up to 50 bags at once, and is made from durable steel, so you know it's built to last.


28. A Detoxifying Clay That Can Rejuvenate Tired Skin And Hair

Molivera Organics Bentonite Clay, $13, Amazon

Whether you have sensitive skin or hair that could use a little more body, this bentonite clay could be the solution you've been searching for. Derived from Wyoming, this clay has a detoxifying effect on skin and hair, and works to absorb toxins, impurities, chemicals, and heavy metals that could negatively impact your complexion or hair. Reviewers also say it boosts blood circulation in a way that can improve overall wellness as well.


29. The Display Case That'll Keep Your Sunglasses Right In Place

CO-Z Leather Multi Sunglasses Organizer, $20, Amazon

There's no way you'll lose track of your sunglasses with this elegant display case within reach. This leatherette box comes with eight separate compartments and can fit most sunglasses or readers. It also comes with a transparent acrylic top, so you can easily glance through it and see which glasses you have inside.


30. A Device That Takes The Grunt Work Out Of Opening Jars

Swing-A-Way Comfort Grip Jar Opener, $9, Amazon

Jars that are impossible to open can end up hanging out on your shelf forever, but with this jar opener you can easily pop off even the most stubborn lids and caps — so nothing will ever go to waste. Made with tough steel, this opener comes with soft cushion grips that make it ergonomic to hold. It works with most jars, and it's even spring-loaded to give stubborn lids an extra pop off of power.


31. The Bathroom Scrubber That Leaves Tile Looking Spotless

Homitt Electric Spin Scrubber, $50, Amazon

"This is a great little gadget. Powerful. Stays charged. Well made," raved one reviewer of this spin scrubber from Homitt, which comes with four brush heads, an extension arm, and an adapter, so you can literally scrub away at any mess that comes your way. Great on bathroom tile, grout, and reaching touch surfaces without bending, this scrubber can scrub away dirt in minutes and leave your bathroom sparkling after a single use.


32. A Hanging Scarf Organizer That Conserves Valuable Closet Space

InterDesign Classico 6-Hook Hanging Closet Organizer, $9, Amazon

Hanging scarves and purses can be a nightmare in a cramped closet space, which is where this six-hook hanging organizer really comes in handy. It's incredible sturdy, and this steel hanger can store everything from handbags to belts, pashminas, and more — and most importantly, can hang over closet rods with no hardware required.


33. A Funky Invention That Crushes Aluminum Cans In An Instant

Pacific Precision Metals THE CRUSHER Aluminum Can Compactor, $23, Amazon

It might seem bizarre, but there's something oddly satisfying about crushing an aluminum can into nothing with a single press. That's one of the things you get with this can compactor, which can instantly crush 12- and 16-ounce cans to about an inch, saving space in your recycling bin in the process. This device is made with steel and an easy-to-grab handle, which you can hang on the wall. "I feel like calling out it's name like a wrestler being announced. THE CRUSHER!!!! I love it," wrote one reviewer.

Bustle may receive a portion of sales from products purchased from this article, which was created independently from Bustle's editorial and sales departments.