42 Weirdly Brilliant Products On Amazon You Haven't Come Across Yet

Weird can be brilliant — especially when it comes to genius products that were invented just to make your life easier and more enjoyable. And that's why you need to know about these 42 weirdly brilliant products on Amazon you haven't come across yet. They're quirky and unconventional, but are also so practical you will wonder how you got through days and years of cooking, cleaning, applying makeup, and daily life without them.

As you probably already know, Amazon is a treasure trove of weird products that are mind-blowingly useful. Not only can you shop without blowing your budget, but you'll always come across at least one tool or gadget that's so smart it will literally change the way you live life. But if you are a regular on Amazon, you can also get used to seeing the same products over and over again.

And that's why this list is exactly what seasoned shoppers need. From a pan with separate compartments that allows you to cook your entire meal with one piece of cookware to a base coat that makes it possible to get rid of stubborn glitter polish with just one peel, this list provides household and beauty items you've never before seen. Prepare to be blown away — and to want to snag every smart item on this list.

1. A Pan With Compartments To Cook Your Entire Meal

Master Pan Non-Stick Divided Grill/Fry/Oven Meal Skillet, $40, Amazon

This non-stick multi-purpose pan makes clean-up time a breeze: you can cook your entire meal in one skillet. There are separate compartments for meat, veggies, eggs, burgers — you name it, it can cook it. It's also safe to use on the grill, in the oven, and it's dishwasher-safe. It's also stain-resistant and takes up one burner.


2. The Hydrogel Squares That You Wear Over Blisters And Cuts For Pain Relief

Spenco 2nd Skin Squares, $23 (200 Count), Amazon

These medical-grade, non-medicated hydrogel squares fit right over blisters, cuts, scrapes, and burns and provide instant cooling relief while preventing the area from chafing, friction, and more pain. These dressings come in two sizes, are latex-free and transparent, and they aren't painful to remove.


3. A Portable Hair Straightening Brush That's Even Made Out Of Ceramic

BIBI Wireless Rechargeable Ceramic Mini Hair Brush, $40, Amazon

This cordless, portable hair straightening brush runs on a rechargeable lithium battery that you can charge anywhere with a USB cable, making it the perfect tool to take with you. It has ceramic bristles that cut down on static and frizz and give your hair a shiny boost — and it even comes with a carrying case and a fold-up compact mirror. One reviewer writes: "It charges quickly, heats quickly and one charge lasts through several straightenings, even with long hair."


4. A Base For Mixing Bowls So That They Never Slip

Now Designs Staybowlizer, $17, Amazon

Make whisking eggs and prepping other ingredients a lot easier and a lot less messy with this stable support base for bowls. It can be used in one of two ways: facing upward, where it holds bowls steady so that you can prep food, or facing down so that its suction holds your bowl perfectly in place. This base is heat-resistant up to 500 degrees Fahrenheit, is dishwasher-safe, and comes in red, orange, and green.


5. A Cucumber Eye Cream For Puffiness

Simply Dana Cucumber Eye Cream, $20, Amazon

Those days of holding cucumber slices over your eyes are over — this eye cream contains a blend of cucumber extract, vitamin E, and peptides, and is 100 percent natural and never tested on animals. Reviewers say it delivers noticeable results on puffiness and dark circles. It also included hyaluronic acid to moisturize and collagen to plump and firm skin up.


6. A Five-In-One Balance Board So You Can Exercise Anywhere

5-in-1 Wobble Balance Board, $40, Amazon

This may look like an ordinary balance board, but it will challenge you and make your workouts even more difficult (and rewarding). You can use this board for a full-body workout that strengthens the legs, arms, upper body, and core, but you can also simply twist on it while watching TV to improve your balance and coordination.


7. The Electric Scalp Massager That Gives Quite The Massage

AnGeer Scalp Massager, $18, Amazon

Recreate that heavenly feeling of having someone massage your scalp every time you get a haircut with this electric scalp massager, which has five vibrating massage heads and promotes better blood circulation and relaxation. The tool can also be used to relieve tension in stiff necks and backs, and it is compact and runs on batteries, so you can easily travel with it.


8. The No-Show Socks That Keep Toes Separated To Prevent Friction

HONOW No-Show Toe Socks, $15, Amazon

These genius invisible toe socks keep toes completely separated so that they won't rub together when you're exercising or just walking around during the day. They come in a variety of colors, won't show when you're wearing most shoes, and reviewers say they pass the ultimate test: they're super comfortable.


9. A Dry Shampoo That's As Small And Portable As A Pen

Bad, Baby: Dry Shampoo Pen, $15 (3 Pack), Amazon

This isn't yet another bulky product that claims it's a travel-friendly one — this is a pen-size dry shampoo that you can carry around in your purse and use anytime, anywhere. The aerosol pen formula contains a hydrating blend of vitamin E, milk thistle oil, and apricot butter, and will give your roots a boost of volume and remove any hints of oil.


10. A Full-Body Massage Mat

Relaxzen 10-Motor Massage Plush Mat, $59, Amazon

Any time you feel stress or tension in your body, take a few minutes to unwind and relax on this comfortable plush massage mat, which has 10 massage motors that work every area of your body, from your head to your feet. You can customize the mat to target four zones of your body, and it has three intensity levels and five modes with a 15-, 30-, and 60-minute timer.


11. The Hair Clips That Double As Multi-Functional Tools

Monkey Business Multi-tool Hair Clips, $20 (Set of 3), Amazon

At first glance, these look like ordinary hair clips. But they're actually tactical multi-tool stainless steel hair clips that can be used as a small screwdriver, wrench, ruler, and serrated knife. Wear one in your hair and you'll always have a tool on hand when you need to tighten a screw or open a stubborn bottle lid.


12. An Aluminum-Free Deodorant Cream Made With Charcoal

Little Seed Farm Natural Deodorant Cream, $11, Amazon

This natural deodorant cream is completely free of aluminum and combats bacteria using activated charcoal and a blend of organic oils like coconut and jojoba oils. It doesn't contain baking soda or synthetic fragrances, both of which can be irritating on sensitive skin, and reviewers say it keeps you dry and clean-feeling for hours — even in extreme heat.


13. The Silicone Scrubber Sponges That Are Resistant To Nasty Smells

STK Heavy Duty Silicone Scrubber Sponges, $17 (10 Pack), Amazon

Ordinary sponges soak up bacteria and become a moldy, mildewy mess sooner than they should. But these silicone scrubber sponges are 100 percent mold- and bacteria-resistant, so you can use them to scrub and clean and they will last longer. They're less abrasive than traditional fiber sponges, but are amazingly effective at removing dirt and caked-on grease. One reviewer writes: "These don't trap gunk like a regular sponge and don't pick up that funky odor."


14. A Snail Extract Gel For Dry Skin

Snail Soothing Gel, $15, Amazon

This soothing snail gel is made with healing snail extract and organic aloe vera. It's cooling on overheated skin, absorbent, and great at tackling dry patches and irritated skin. Use it as a mask or after-bath body moisturizer. It also works on the face or body.


15. This Ring Holder For Your Phone And Tablet That Also Mounts To Your Car's AC

Phone Ring Holder Stand, $8, Amazon

Rest your phone on this sturdy holder and stand, which attaches to the back of your device with 3M adhesive tape and provides 360-degree rotation and a 180-degree flip. This ring is compatible with a variety of devices, including tablets, and can be used to mount your phone to a car vent, keep it upright on your desk, or to simply give you a better hold on your device when you're walking.


16. An Adjustable Four-Tier Cooling Rack For Baking

Linden Sweden Metal Baker's Cooling Rack, $25, Amazon

This adjustable baking cooling rack has four tiers where you can place and organize baking sheets and all of your delicious baked treats. There's zero assembly required, and each steel rack can hold up to 10 pounds and is heat-resistant. When you're finished baking, this rack also folds up flat for simple storage.


17. A Gentle Organic Turmeric Soap That Hydrates Your Skin

Aspen Kay Naturals Organic Turmeric Soap, $9, Amazon

All too many soaps strip your skin of natural moisture. But this organic, natural turmeric soap is made with organic shea butter, olive oil, turmeric root, sunflower oil — basically, every hydrating and skin-loving ingredient you can imagine. You can use this soap on your body and face — it's not drying and will restore your skin's moisture levels.


18. A Bamboo Down Alternative Pillow

Blissful Serenity Bamboo Alternative Down Pillow, $30, Amazon

This bamboo alternative down pillow takes the best aspects of different pillows and leaves out the cons. You'll get the soft, springy feeling of down without allergy-inducing feathers — and there's an eco-friendly and naturally moisture-wicking bamboo cover to top things off. The pillow is even customizable: zip it open and take out as much fill as you want to make it comfortable for you and suitable to your favorite sleeping position.


19. An Eyeliner Stamp For The Perfect Winged Liner

Original Eyeliner Stamp By La Pure, $14, Amazon

No need to waste another morning trying in vain to perfect that cat eye. This eyeliner stamp set provides two dual-sided eyeliner pens with stamps for each eye so that your look is perfectly uniform. Use the pen to draw eyeliner along your top lash line, and then simply stamp the wing to the corner of your eye to get a gorgeous look in seconds.


20. An Anti-Chafing Balm That's A Lifesaver For Hot Summer Days

Ruby's Lube Anti-Chafe Balm, $16, Amazon

Prevent painful chafing wherever you need it most — because you can apply this water- and sweat-resistant natural balm to your feet, elbows, hands, and everywhere else. It was created a seven-time Ironman winner and contains five safe ingredients you'll find in nature: olive oil, lemongrass, calendula, beeswax, and benzoin.


21. A Magnetic Paper Towel Holder With Storage

Quinno Magnetic Paper Towel Holder With Storage Holder, $18, Amazon

Get more out of your average paper towel holder — this version sticks to magnetic surfaces and refrigerators, and even features a small storage bin on top where you can place items like plastic baggies or cleaning supplies. The rack is also longer than most and adjustable. It can even hold over 4 pounds.


22. A Base Coat That Lets You Peel Off Glitter Nail Polish

UNT Ready For Takeoff Peelable Base Coat, $13, Amazon

Love glitter nail polish, but hate how long it takes to scrub it off? This peelable base coat provides the best solution imaginable: apply it as you would a base coat of polish to protect nails, and then apply a layer or two of your favorite glitter nail polish over it. When you're ready to remove your polish, simply peel it all off without damaging or weakening your nails.


23. A Personal Facial Steamer That's Basically A Spa In Your Home

Kingdomcares Hot Mist Facial Steamer, $35, Amazon

This personal hot mist facial steamer is perfect for at-home facials. Fill it with water and the mist can loosen and remove trapped dirt and sebum for a deep pore-cleaning treatment. It even features a mirror that can be used for applying masks and creams after your steaming treatment.


24. A Collapsible Silicone Steamer And Colander

Squish Collapsible Microwave Steamer, $15, Amazon

Use this 100 percent food-grade-safe silicone steamer to cook fish and veggies right in the microwave. The set also comes with a colander, and all pieces are dishwasher-safe and collapsible for easier storage. As a bonus, it comes with a lifetime warranty.


25. A Volume-Boosting Shampoo Made From Seaweed

The Seaweed Bath Co. Volumizing Lavender Argan Shampoo, $12, Amazon

This volume-boosting shampoo is made with mineral-rich seaweed, moisturizing argan oil, and vitamin E. It has a fresh lavender scent and is free of gluten and parabens. Reviewers say it works wonders on thin or fine hair and leaves your hair with body and shine, all without being weighed down.


26. A Jewelry Box With Hidden Compartments

Umbra Mini Stowit Jewelry Box, $23, Amazon

This mini jewelry box has more storage than it seems. Drawers in different sizes and hidden compartments can fit necklaces, bracelets, earrings, and rings. It comes in two colors: walnut and natural. One reviewer writes: "High-quality materials. It's great for storage and there are a lot of small details that make this a well-made product, such as the rubber coatings on the base so that it does not scratch other surfaces you place this on."


27. A Console Side Pocket For Extra Car Storage

KOBWA Console Side Pocket, $24, Amazon

If it never feels like you can get enough storage in your car, this console side pocket not only fills in the gap between seats (a gap where objects often disappear and are never found again), but it contains plenty of space. This console has a cup holder, coin organizer, and two USB charging ports. It comes in "driver's side" and "passenger's side" options, so make sure you're purchasing the model you need.


28. An Odor-Neutralizing Toilet Spray

Puracy Natural Toilet Freshener Pre-Spray, $10, Amazon

Don't worry about leaving odors behind in the bathroom — be proactive by spraying this toilet freshener beforehand and it will neutralize bad smells. The spray is totally natural and made with lavender and vanilla, without toxins and chemicals. Simply spray it into the toilet water and get on with life — it's biodegradable and safe for your septic, too.


29. A Magnetic LED Light That Provides Red Light Vision

Striker Concepts Light Mine Professional LED Light, $18, Amazon

Aim bright LED lights right where you need them with this intergalactic-looking LED light, which is made with 11 neodymium Earth magnets that attach to objects. You can use this light as a freestanding light that spins 360-degrees, or even as a tripod. It offers four light modes: low, high, red light vision, and blinking red signal.


30. A Charcoal Facial Scrubbing Towel To Deep Clean Pores

Morihata Binchotan Activated Charcoal Face Scrub, $10, Amazon

This Japanese charcoal face scrub towel is a dual-sided dream for pores. One side offers gentle exfoliation, and the other features a more coarse surface — but both sides naturally soak up oil and slough away dead skin cells, leaving you with smoother, softer skin. You can use it with or without a cleanser, and it's much more portable and TSA-friendly than your typical cleanser.


31. A Brilliant Rose Quartz Facial Roller To Soothe Skin

RoseJoice Pink Rose Quartz Roller, $17, Amazon

Combine what many believe to be the healing powers of rose quartz with a face roller that can reduce puffiness and prep skin so that serums and moisturizers are more effective. This dual-ended rose quartz roller has a larger side that covers more surface area on your face like your cheeks and forehead, and a small side for areas like your upper lip and around the eyes.


32. A One-Handed Can Opener That's The Invention You've Always Wanted

Chef'n EzSqueeze One-Handed Can Opener, $16, Amazon

Stop struggling to open cans — because this one-handed can opener can pry open anything on the first try. It features a stainless steel cutting blade with a magnetic end, and is safe to wash in the top rack of your dishwasher. Lots of reviewers talk about how incredibly easy it is to use, but one notes: "The EzSqueeze looks like it would be for Right handed people only, but it's absolutely easy to use with your left hand as well."


33. The Finger Resistance Bands With Three Levels Of Resistance

Gentool Finger Resistance Bands, $13 (Set of 3), Amazon

Fingers benefit from strength-building exercises, too. These finger resistance bands are great for increasing flexibility and providing relief from arthritis, tendonitis, and other pains. You'll get three bands with various resistance levels, and you can use them anytime to slowly and effectively make your fingers stronger and more agile.


34. AnAdorable Snack Bowl With A Shell Holder

Hipat Snack Bowl With Shell Holder, $10, Amazon

These snack bowls provide an elegant solution for shells and even pits — it's a holder where guests can discard the inedible parts of your favorite snacks. The bowls are shaped like cute bears (because why not?) and even have a slot where you can store your phone. Of course, you can use that extra shell holder for even more snacks.


35. A Three-In-One Swivel Vacuum Cleaner That Weighs Just 4 Pounds

Eureka Blaze 3-In-1 Swivel Stick Vacuum, $28, Amazon

There are so many great reasons to own this swivel vacuum cleaner, starting with this one: it weighs just 4 pounds and you can effortlessly carry it up and down stairs and from room to room without breaking a sweat. It also serves three purposes: in addition to working as a typical stick vacuum, it can be converted to a stair vacuum and a handheld vacuum cleaner.


36. A Smarter Water Bottle That Doubles As A Beauty Spray

KUOKEL Humidifier Sports Water Bottle, $14, Amazon

Meet the smartest water bottle on the planet — one that doubles as a beauty mist spray to freshen your skin and makeup and has SOS emergency LED lights you can use when you're camping or out for an evening bike ride. This 400 milliliter bottle can even make you more hydrated: you can set it so that every two hours it sends an alert to remind you to drink more water.


37. A Microwave Egg Cooker To Whip Up Eggs Fast

Coxeer Microwave Egg Boiler, $10, Amazon

Whether you love your eggs soft or hardboiled, this microwave egg boiler cooks them in a flash. It holds up to four eggs and takes just four to six minutes to make soft eggs and eight minutes for hardboiled eggs. With vents that prevent burns, this nifty little gadget is dishwasher-safe and keeps you from needing to trifle with pots and boiling water.


38. An Adjustable Organizer For Kitchen Wrap

YouCopia StoreMore Adjustable WrapStand Kitchen Wrap Organizer, $15, Amazon

This kitchen wrap organizer has eight adjustable wires that you can place where you need them to fit and store all of your aluminum tin, plastic wrap, and plastic baggie boxes. Position the organizer in your cabinet or leave it on your counter — either way, it frees up plenty of space and makes your life a lot easier.


39. The Non-Slip Hangers That Fit Way More Clothing

HonTop Non-Slip Pants Hangers, $24 (3 Pack), Amazon

Get the benefit of owning five hangers in just one space-saving non-slip hanger. This stainless steel hanger has a black silicone coating that keeps pants, scarves, and towels from slipping and sliding off into the depths of your closet. They're super sturdy and will make organizing your closet and finding what you need a breeze.


40. A Coconut Water Cleanser That Keeps You Incredibly Hydrated

Andalou Naturals Coconut Water Firming Cleanser, $12, Amazon

This natural facial cleanser removes dirt, oil, and makeup and restores hydration levels using ingredients like coconut water and the antioxidant vitamin C. You won't find nasty chemicals in this cleanser, and it's safe and gentle on all skin types, including sensitive skin.


41. A Wearable Plate That Holds Your Fake Lashes

Infinit Eyelash Extension Hand Plate, $15, Amazon

If you love wearing faux eyelashes or applying fake lashes to friends or clients, you need this lash holder in your makeup kit. The plate is worn around your hand so that your lashes are arranged in size or style order on the plate. You can simply pick out the lash you want with a tweezer and more easily apply it.


42. A Bamboo Cutting Board With Bowls To Catch Food

Palladin Goods Co Unique Bamboo Cutting Board With Stainless Steel Clearing Bowls, $28, Amazon

This is more than just a high-quality bamboo cutting board — though it's that, too. It's a completely convenient board designed with two stainless steel clearing bowls on either end to catch food and scrapings as you chop and prep it. The board also has non-slip feet, and will stay put in your counter.

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