41 Hidden Gems You Can Find On Amazon That’ll Change Your Life
Absolutely nothing gets me more excited than a life-changing product at a reasonable price. The odds of finding that in a department store are getting slimmer and slimmer, but hidden gems you can find on Amazon? I stumble across at least one of those a day. Yeah, my local UPS guy probably wants to murder me, but the efficiency of my daily routine has improved tenfold; I can now shave without water and clip my pocketbook to any surface.
Because it's a one-stop shop for just about everything under the sun, Amazon has its fair share of everyday (read: boring) products like toiletries, furniture, and coffee cups. That being said, if you're willing to dig a little deeper, you can find cool Amazon products that will change your life, and you can normally get them for the most wallet-friendly price available.
With these weird but genius products, you can strengthen your Wifi signal in a second and prep your homemade guacamole in one bowl. You can thicken your lashes with a growth serum, and prevent blisters in that pair of heels that you bought for the style — not the comfort levels. Imagine a world like that, and then simply scan through these 41 products knowing that this utopia is only a purchase away.
1This 18-in-1 Wallet Tool That Ensures You’re Prepared For Anything
It’s the same size and shape as your average credit card, but the Wallet Ninja ensures that you’re ready for just about anything that comes your way. It has 18 tools that help you open beers, fix your eyeglasses, tighten bolts, open boxes, and even stand your cell phone up. It’s also made from incredibly strong heat treated steel.
2This Bulb That Helps With Melatonin Production So You Can Fall Asleep
While most bulbs emit blue light, which alters your circadian rhythm, this Lighting Science good night bulb supports your body's melatonin production, so you fall asleep faster and get a good night's rest. It creates a soft warm light for reading or for bedtime routines, and reviewers say, "This light actually helps me fall asleep at night!"
3This Bamboo Brush For Less Breakage, Less Static, And Less Bacteria
Both the bristles and the handle on this awesome brush are made from natural bamboo, making it antibacterial and much more gentle on strands. It’s great for both wet or dry use, and the bristles have tiny bamboo nodes that massage your scalp and improve circulation. “Since these bristles are wooden, they don't produce static and it snap and break your hair like plastic brushes do,” raved one reviewer.
4This Extractor Kit That’s Way More Hygienic Than Using Your Fingers
With nine different tools, all high-quality and precision sharpened to prevent damage to your skin, there won’t be a blackhead, whitehead, blemish, or pore you won’t be able to extract. The Aooeou professional extractor kit is made from stainless steel to prevent rust, corrosion, and stains, and everything is easily washable to prevent the spread of germs. It even comes in an attractive storage case.
5This Magnesium Spray That Seemingly Helps With Everything From Insomnia To Stress
Magnesium is supposed to be the fourth most abundant mineral in the body, and deficiencies can lead to cramps, sleep issues, high stress levels, and headaches. This Dead Sea magnesium oil helps all of those things, and since it's topical and your body can absorb as much as it needs, you don't have to worry about overdoing it. It's pure, sourced from the Dead Sea, and comes in a convenient spray bottle.
6For Those Days When You Just Can’t Get The Chill Out Of Your Body
For those winter days when you just cannot get the chill out of your body, there’s the Sunbeam heated throw. It senses and adjusts to deliver constant heat, it’s made from the softest and warmest fleece, and it has three different settings. It’s even machine washable and has an auto-off feature for convenience and safety.
7The Clips That Keep Your Purse Off The Dirty Floor
Putting my bag on a bar or restaurant floor skeeves me out like nothing else. The Clipa 2 hangs out on your handbag strap until you need it, and then it flips open and clips onto tables, chairs, bars, headrests, or anything else. It's also strong, durable, and comes in multiple colors.
8These Safe Odor-Absorbers That Actually Work
Freshen up any pair of shoes with these PURGGO bamboo charcoal odor eliminators. They act like a big sponge; as air passes through, odor molecules are trapped, leaving your shoes (or anything else) smelling clean. They're also non-toxic and don't use any harmful chemicals.
9The High-Quality Brushes That Change Your Makeup Game
Made with quality synthetic bristles and premium wood handles, this Anjou makeup brush set is an insanely good deal. It comes with everything you need for foundation, blush, shadows, brows, contouring, and liner, and reviewers say they're "soft brushes that work great," and they're "very durable."
10These Nail Clippers That Rotate To Help You With Tough Angles
The rotating head on these 360-degree nail clippers makes it way easier to cut your nails (both hands and toes) from any angle. They’re made from durable stainless steel, so they’re built to last, and one reviewer commented: “Best I have ever purchased! Works for finger nails and thick toe nails. I would buy this again.”
11A Gentle But Effective Way To Remove Facial Hair
Because it's USB rechargeable and uses highly effective gentle blades, the VereBeauty Flawless is a pain-free way to remove facial or body hair. It comes with a flat head for chin, lips, and cheeks, and a rounded head for nose hair removal. It also won't cause breakouts or irritation.
12This Versatile Organizer That You Hang Or Mount Anywhere
The possibilities for this over-the-door organizer are endless. You can hang it over any standard door, instantly adding bonus storage to your space. The basket is about 13.5 inches wide and 9.5 inches tall, so there’s enough space for large bottles of cleaning supplies, cutting boards, or even large hair tools. You can also mount it to the wall with included screws, and it’s made of sturdy steel that can hold quite a bit of weight.
13This Minimalistic Phone Holder That's Trending Like Crazy
This magnetic cell phone holder sticks anywhere you want it — and the magnet is even strong enough to keep it securely perched on your car dashboard as a GPS. It fits any device, gives you a 720-degree range of motion, and has a tiny minimalist design. It's even strong enough for tablets, but you can detach your device in a second.
14A Hypoallergenic Shampoo For Your Makeup Brushes
You're always hearing that you should clean your makeup brushes regularly to prevent the spread of bacteria, but with what? This Ecotools brush shampoo, because it's eco-friendly, hypoallergenic, and really effective. A little goes a long way, and reviewers say it "cleaned off six years of makeup in about six seconds," leaving them super soft.
15These Hand Masks That Moisturize And Plump Your Skin With Hyaluronic Acid
These hand masks are drenched in milk and honey essence as well as hyaluronic acid, which plumps and hydrates your skin. Like sheet masks for the face, you slip these masks over your hands and wait while the essence soaks into your skin. They give an immediate moisture boost that can reverse winter damage and fade scars over time. Cracked skin, peeling cuticles, and generally rough hands all stand to benefit.
16These Magnetic Laces So You Never Have To Tie Your Shoes Ever Again
The Zubits magnetic solution threads through your existing laces to create a clasp that secures your shoes in a matter of seconds. The magnet is strong enough that they stay closed while you’re using them, and when you want to take them off, all you have to do is pop your heel upwards. They’re also great for kids and people with limited movement and they come in a bunch of different sizes and colors.
17This Tool That, According To Reviewers, Is “The Best Thing That You Can Keep In Your Kitchen”
Open bottles, jars, twist-offs, and two types of cans with the 5-in-1 kitchen tool — it even breaks the seal on wine. It’s ergonomically designed to grip and open most containers with minimal effort on your part, and reviewers say it’s “the best tool that you can keep in your kitchen” if you have arthritic hands, or if stubborn jars consistently throw a wrench into your cooking routine.
18This Genius USB Antenna Strengthens Your Wifi Signal
Slow internet? The ANEWISH Wifi Adapter plugs right into your USB port to strengthen your signal and speed up your connection. It even comes with a feature that lets you create a mobile hotspot for your devices, so you can work on your laptop wherever you are — making it especially great for travel. One reviewer even calls it, "the best thing I have bought for my laptop."
19This Drying Lotion That Helps Shrink A Pimple Overnight
If you ever wished a pimple would shrink overnight, there's Mario Badescu drying lotion. It uses salicylic acid to clear skin up, sulfur to draw out oil, and calamine to soothe and cool skin. Reviewers say this has helped a lot when they break out: "I have cystic acne with my menstrual cycle, and this is the only product I've found that clears that up over the course of a couple of nights...It's been a staple of my skincare routine for 4 years and will be for as long as it exists."
20This Four-In-One Blending Tool That Makes Food Prep A Breeze
Tackle just about anything in the kitchen with this OXA four-in-one hand blender. It comes with four attachments for immersion blending, smoothies, chopping, and whisking egg whites or batter, and all non-electrical parts are BPA-free and dishwasher safe. The rubberized grip on the bowl keeps things from moving while in use.
21A Relaxing Soak That Also Gets Rid Of Fungus
Get rid of odors, fungus, infections, and rough skin with this tea tree oil foot soak. It uses a blend of Epsom salts and six different essential oils that have strong antibacterial and antifungal properties, leaving your feet relaxed, pampered, and smelling fresh.
22The Silicone Gloves So You'll Never Be Burned Again
These kitchen gloves are heat resistant up to 480 degrees, which means you can barbecue, cook, and bake without worrying about burning your hands. They're non-stick, non-toxic, and odor resistant as well, and you can even use them as dishwashing gloves.
23This Charcoal Blackhead Mask With Shockingly Good Reviews
I'm in awe of the ratings on this ToullGo suction black mask, and the photos from reviewers are even more shocking. It uses activated charcoal to grab onto stubborn dirt and oil, and people say it smells pleasant and leaves skin soft, smooth, and matte. To use, prep skin with a hot washcloth to open up pores, then use the mask to get rid of any gunk that's in your pores.
24These Silicone Sponges That Are Resistant To Germs And Won’t Scratch Your Cookware
Nothing grosses me out more than a dirty sponge — no matter how much someone microwaves it. These silicone sponges are way more hygienic than your average one. That’s because they’re made from non-porous food grade silicone that’s easy to clean and won’t trap germs or food particles. The soft and flexible fingers remove food, polish glasses, clean counters, scrub vegetables, and even carry hot pans without damaging anything, and you can throw them in the dishwasher to keep things extra sanitary.
25This Fabric Shave That Removes Lint And Makes Your Sweaters Feel Brand New
Nothing is worse than watching your favorite sweater turn into a graveyard of lint and fuzz. Enter: this rechargeable fabric shaver, which trims away unwanted fabric balls and suctions away loose lint. It’s durable batteries can last almost 30 minutes before recharging, while the lint collecting box can restore multiple blankets, sweaters, and bedspreads before emptying. Sold with extra blades and a carrying kit, it’s a winter necessity to reviving your wardrobe.
26This Magnetic Splatter Cover For Great Leftovers And A Clean Microwave
Big on microwaving? The Allstar Innovations hover cover stops splatters and uses polymer-encased magnets that stick to the top of your microwave when it's time to take your food out. It also has steam vents to keep food moist, and you can toss it in the dishwasher when it's dirty.
27This Microfiber Towel That's A Game-Changer For Curly Hair
This microfiber towel from DevaCurl absorbs water from the hair without frizzing it out, so people with curly or wavy hair can air dry or blow dry their way to smooth curls. Reviewers love the large size because it's great for thicker or longer hair, and many say it's completely changed their routine for the better.
28This Acupressure Cushion That Stimulates Pressure Points In Your Butt
On the inside, the seat cushion there’s a firm memory foam cushion that hugs your butt and spine. Outside, there’s an acupressure cover that uses hundreds of tiny spikes to stimulate your pressure points and circulation. The Acupressure seat cushion even has a cutout for your tailbone, which helps to align your spine and correct your posture while sitting.
29These No-Hassle Sheets That Are Insanely Soft And Ridiculously Affordable
Imagine how much better your life would be if your sheets were resistant to stains, fading, and wrinkles. This Utopia sheet set does all of that, and in addition, it's insanely soft and breathable all year long. "I ordered these by accident when I clicked One Click purchase," one reviewer admits. "Best mistake I made in a while. These sheets are so soft."
30This Brilliant Tiny Steamer That Removes Wrinkles And Kills Germs
Remove wrinkles anywhere (without an ironing board) with this OXA handheld steamer. It's lightweight and portable, but works well on delicate fabrics as well as heavy ones, and comes with a few attachments to get rid of lint and hair. It also has a long cord, multiple accessories, and can kill germs on your curtains, stuffed animals, and bed sheets, too.
31These Quality Toe Separators For Stretching, Alignment, And Stress Relief
These quality toe separators are made from latex-free silicone that helps you correct and stretch your toes without chafing or rashes. They’re non-bulky enough to be worn with or without shoes, and they can help with bunions, uneven alignment, stress relief, and even deepening your yoga practice. They’re easy to clean with soap and water, and this set comes with a free textured yoga ball for working out tensions and stimulating pressure points in the feet.
32This Smart Light That Gets Brighter When It Senses A Person
Whether it's in the bathroom, hallway, or bedroom, this Sensky Plug is insanely useful. It stays off all day to save energy, and turns on (or gets brighter) when it senses a human body or heat source at night. That way, you'll never again stub your toe while walking to the bathroom in the dark. It also turns off automatically after a minute of no detected movement.
33This Vegan Coconut Sugar Scrub That Nourishes And Softens Lips
Give your lips a luxurious treatment with Handmade Heroes all-natural coconut sugar lip scrub infused with ultra-nourishing almond, avocado, jojoba, and olive oil. The vegan lip treatment gently exfoliates lips before moisturizing with botanical oils for a soft pout. The number one best-seller for lip scrubs on Amazon, it’s all natural with no parabens, artificial preservatives, or synthetic chemicals.
34This Spinning Organizer That'll Clean Up Your Vanity
The Jerrybox makeup organizer turns your cosmetics bags and countertops into a neat freak's dream. Seven vertical layers hold up to 30 makeup brushes, 20 bottles of skin care products, and other accessories including lipsticks, nail polish, and eyeliner. It even rotates 360 degrees, and is easy to install and clean.
35This Machine That Cooks Your Eggs For You In The Morning
For people who'd love to eat eggs in the morning, but don't have the time, there's the Dash rapid egg cooker. It makes omelets, hard boiled, soft boiled, poached, and scrambled eggs, and all you have to do is crack them in and press the button — it'll automatically shut off when they're done. Also, since all removable parts are dishwasher safe, cleanup is a breeze.
36This Simple Mattress Cover Could Seriously Help Your Allergies
Why does this mattress cover have over 25,000 reviews? Because its hypoallergenic cotton terry surface protects against dust mites, bacteria, allergens, sweat, and other fluids. It's also noiseless, breathable, and has reviewers saying, "Wow, this has really helped me significantly with my allergies."
37This Natural Serum That Grows Out Your Lashes And Brows
Made from 100 percent pure castor oil, this eyelash growth serum is gentle, effective, and works on eyebrows, too. It's cold-pressed to preserve the omega-6 essential fatty acids and vitamin E, and it comes with ten free applicators. Reviewers say, "My lashes are thicker, darker, and longer after one month!"
38This Heavy Cable Organizer So Your Wires Are Always Right Where You Need Them
Deemed “the heaviest cable organizer on the market,” this compact weighted strip holds up to seven chargers, USB cables, or plugs without slipping off your desk. Since it doesn’t use any adhesive, either, you don’t have to worry about damaging your surfaces. It comes in seven colors, is made of non-toxic material, and reviewers say, “Now my numerous cables can all be found quickly, instead of me fumbling around on the ground looking for the end of each cable every time I need to use it.”
39This Brilliant Brush That Dries And Styles Hair Simultaneously
This weird-looking brush is called the Lescolton One Step, and it styles and dries your hair simultaneously with its ionic generator paddle (for a smooth, frizz-free look) that produces hot air. "It not only blow dries my hair, but it makes it straight and sleek too," says one reviewer with exceptionally curly hair. It even helps detangle hair.
40This Negative Ion Air Freshener For Your Car
If your car smells like smoke, the gym, or any other stale order, the FRiEQ car air freshener can help. It plugs straight into your cigarette lighter to release 4.8 million negative ions per centimeter, plus contaminants like mold, bacteria, and viruses. "Very surprised that it works so well," comments one person. "I'm getting a second one for a gift."
41This Eyelash Curler That Also Massages Around Your Eyes
This multi-tool serves two purposes: to heat your eyelashes, keeping them curled for hours, and to massage the delicate skin around your eyes with high-frequency vibrations. Just like when you use hot tools on your hair, your eyelashes and even brows can benefit from some heat to keep them in place. And since this eyelash curler doubles as a massager, you’ll be able to treat yourself to a nice eye massage at the end of a long day.
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