Unique products are fun to own and keep life interesting. But if your purchase isn't as useful and practical as possible, it probably won't make a loyal customer out of you. These
smart things on Amazon you'll end up using at least three times a day are different — these are the products that will keep you coming back for more.
genius products that practical people love wins their seal of approval because they solve a common problem — even one you never realized you had — and they do so simply and without breaking the bank.
You'll find every category of product on this list — from
grooming products like a smooth spiral hair tie that won't leave bumps in your ponytail to odd kitchen products that are actually genius — because who wouldn't want a multi-functional bowl with an integrated colander that you can use to rinse, drain, and serve food?
These are the products you'll keep buying and will want to own forever — like a squishy silicone gel wrist rest that relieves pain when you're working, an electronics accessories organizer that fits every single cable, and a miracle heel stick that instantly moisturizes cracked heels without getting your hands greasy.
Let these smart, practical products solve the everyday problems you have — and even some of the ones you don't realize you have yet.
The Sturdy Hook That Keeps Purses Off Of Dirty Floors
A dirty, germ-ridden floor is no place to store your purse or bag. When you're out at a restaurant or at work, pull out this sturdy
bag hook and attach it to a table or counter. It can handle the weight of a full bag with no problem and is adjustable to fit a variety of straps. It comes in burgundy, charcoal, cream, and slate.
These Pocket-Sized Hand Sanitizer SpraysThat Kills Germs
Considering how small, compact and flat (like a credit card) the design of this travel
hand sanitizer spray, you'll have zero excuses for not carrying one in your purse or bag at all times. The money-saving six-pack of pocket-size sprays kill germs and bacteria with soothing aloe vera — and they leave a light, fresh scent behind.
This Multi-Purpose Grater Plate That Grates Foods And Strips Herbs
If you love to cook, you need this three-in-one
grater plate in your life to make food prep that much speedier. The plate features sharp teeth that grate foods like ginger, garlic, and cheese; an herb stripper with four different size holes for various herbs; and a place to rest your spoon. A miniature cleaning brush comes with this practical find, too.
The Clever Cable Manager That Holds Cables In Place With Hidden Magnets
Rest cables on your nightstand or desk in a way that actually looks civilized thanks to this magnetic
cable manager, which keeps cables in place with internal magnets. The non-slip base works with all kinds of cords and comes in two colors: pencil grey and lightly toasted beige.
A Sports Water Bottle With Time Markers To Achieve Your Hydration Goals
If you're trying to drink more water for better health, but can't seem to stay on track, this
motivational water bottle is the tool you need to help you reach your daily hydration goals. The leak-proof, 17-ounce bottle features helpful time markers to remind you when you drink up — and has some motivational phrases, too.
The Mildew-Proof Silicone Sponge That Won't Smell
silicone sponges are resistant to mildew and mold — so they won't smell over time and need to be discarded as quickly as traditional sponges. They also feature a variety of textures that make them great for scrubbing and cleaning without scratching the surfaces of your pots, pans, or counters. Toss them in the dishwasher and store them to dry on their convenient hanging hoops.
These Magnetic Clips That Keep Food Fresher For Longer
Bid farewell to flimsy twisty ties and meet your new favorite magnetic
bag clips that will keep every bag of food you buy fresh. These clips lock bags of all sizes in place (they even work as cable flags) and are dishwasher- and freezer-safe. They have convenient magnets on the bag so you can store them right on your fridge or other appliances, and they won't take up drawer space.
The Multi-Purpose Magnifying Mirror That Can Be Used To Charge Your Phone
This is one great compact magnifying mirror — it features an LED light, a standard mirror, and three times the magnification to get a closer look at your brows and makeup. But this handy little mirror goes one step further by providing two USB ports (an output and an input), as well as a micro USB cable, so you can charge your devices while you apply lipstick.
An Easier, Mess-Free Way To Store Foods In Liquids
Store foods that are immersed in liquid in this serve-and-store
container — it's a brilliant, mess-free option. The container was designed with a genius center lever that you pull up to remove and store the liquid in a central reservoir. When you're ready to serve the food, push the lever down and the liquid returns. It's great for things like olives at parties.
A Sugar-Free Breath Spray That Tastes Like Spearmint
Freshen your breath instantly — and without candy or gum — with this
breath spray, which comes in a pocket-sized tube. The natural spray is flavored with spearmint and contains no sugar. One reviewer writes: "These are more than half the price of other breath sprays and taste and last just as long."
This Convenient Tablet And Phone Stand To Reduce Neck Strain
Set your iPhone or tablet on this durable
phone stand and adjust it to suit whatever viewing angle works best for you. The stand — which helps to reduce neck strain — features a sturdy base with a silicone pad that won't mess with your furniture. It comes in silver, black, or rose gold.
These Protective Glasses That Block Blue Light From Devices
Keep your eyes healthy and safe from blue light emitted from devices like your laptop by wearing these protective
blue light blocking glasses, which shield against 39 percent of blue light. The glasses are lightweight and come in seven colors and 17 sizes, so you'll have no trouble finding the perfect pair.
An Automatic Handbag Light That Turns On When You Need To Find Your Keys
If you're constantly rooting around in your purse or bag to find a set of keys or lipstick, make life easier with this
purse light, which has a sensor that makes it automatically turn on when it detects motion, and off when it stops. The light weighs just 0.7 ounces so you won't even know it's there — until you realize how incredibly helpful it is at helping you find what you need.
The Miracle Hand Cream With Soothing Aloe For Cracked, Dry Skin
hand repair cream contains 60 percent aloe vera gel that soothes and heals dry, flaky, red skin on your hands, elbows, and knees. The cream is safe for diabetics, light, and non-greasy — and reviewers say a small amount applied at night goes a long way toward softening dry winter skin.
A Multi-Tool So Slim It Fits In Your Pocket Or Wallet
multi-tool is as slim as a credit card and fits in your wallet or pocket, but it packs a practical punch. With 18 tool capabilities in one compact package, it can be used as a ruler, cell phone stand, screwdriver, can opener, bottle opener, and more.
A Bacteria-Resistant Bottle Brush Cleaner With A Rotating Handle
This unique rainbow-colored
bottle brush cleaner is unlike any other — and it features a 360-degree rotating long handle brush that lets you get deep inside of narrow bottles. The silica gel brush head is resistant to bacteria, and removes every bit of debris and food without scratching bottles.
This Waterless Essential Oil Diffuser That Runs On Batteries
This is the most mess-free and portable
essential oil diffuser around — it doesn't require a drop of water and runs on batteries. Add a few drops of your favorite essential oil to the diffuser's pads and it provides a soothing, relaxing, or invigorating burst of aromatherapy wherever you roam.
These Natural Charcoal Purifying Sticks For Healthier Drinking Water
Made from the highest grade of charcoal, these reusable
water purifying sticks remove impurities for healthier, tastier drinking water. Use one stick in your water bottle and two sticks for a water carafe — and, best of all, they can be reactivated every two weeks by soaking them in boiling water for 10 minutes and letting them dry.
The Deep Tissue Shiatsu Massager That You Can Even Use In Your Car
You can give yourself the best deep tissue massage of your life each and every day with this Shiatsu
massager pillow, which has four deep-kneading rollers, optional heat, and contours to fit behind your back, neck, and legs. The pillow comes with a car adapter, so you can even use it while driving to target an aching neck or back.
An Adhesive Remover Pen For Glue, Gum, Stickers & Other Sticky Messes
Whether you're trying to tackle stubborn stains on upholstery or clothing — or sticky, adhesive messes like stuck-on gum or stickers, this
adhesive remover works fast and effectively and is safe on all surfaces, including wood and ceramics. It comes in a convenient pen package, making it a truly portable tool to keep on hand.
This Bag Organizer That You Can Install In Minutes In Your Fridge
Get more storage space in your cramped refrigerator by installing this
handy bag organizer — perfect for plastic baggies — which attaches to the bottom of your fridge drawer shelf (no tools needed). The organizer fits up to 10 bags and holds them securely in slots. You'll be able to see all of your leftovers and snacks in one place, and they won't get squished by other foods in your fridge.
The Dimmable LED Desk Lamp With An Alarm Clock
LED desk lamp on your nightstand or desk and adjust it to suit both the angle you need for reading and the brightness level that suits your mood. The lamp has a dimmer and five brightness levels, as well as a time, temperature, and calendar display that's easy to read. It even has an alarm feature, too!
A Strong Clip That Holds Your Keys And Attaches To Your Bag
You'll never lose your key in your purse or bag again: This brilliant
nano clip holds all of your keys secure and in one place, and then attaches to the top of the inside of your bag so they can always be found. The clip is made from sturdy stainless steel, and can hold up to 5 pounds.
This Trio Of Texturized Massage Rollers For Aches And Pains
This pack of three texturized
foot massage rollers comes with every tool you need to fight back against aches and pains in your feet that are associated with conditions like plantar fasciitis. The set comes with two spiky balls and one roller and can be used on the backs of your legs, your neck, and any other areas of your body that stings, aches, or keeps you up at night with pain.
A Concentrated Foot Cream That Heals Cracked Heels
If you've got dry, cracked heels that are actually shredding your stockings or sheets (true story), apply this
deeply-moisturizing cream to boost hydration levels and create a protective barrier. Thanks to its concentrated glycerin formula, this stuff works fast, and thousands of reviewers are thrilled: "I rarely feel compelled to write reviews, but this Healthy Feet product is absolutely amazing," one writes. "This stuff is a miracle... For the first time in 45 years I have nice-looking feet."
These Dual-Purpose Salad Tongs That Can Be Used Separately
You'll rely on these silicone
salad tongs for way more than just serving salad. The heat-resistant tongs lock together or come apart and can be used as separate tools — a turning shovel or a slotted spoon. That means you can flip burgers, serve food, or pick up steak or vegetables with this brilliant gadget. They're dishwasher-safe, come in red or pink, and won't scratch your cookware.
The Miniature Cool Mist Spray For Instant Skin Hydration
Anytime you need a refreshing cool mist to hydrate your skin and update your makeup after a long day (or refresh eyelash extensions), pull out this miniature
nano mist spray. It fits in your handbag and can be charged with a USB cable (which is provided). The spray can be used 120 times before it needs to be refilled (with distilled or pure water, which works best).
This Squishy Silicone Gel Wrist Rest Cushion That Take The Pressure Off
Relax your arm on this silicone
wrist rest to relieve fatigue and pain from one too many hours spent working on your laptop. The squishy gel rest feels cooling to the touch and is designed to fit the curve of your wrist. It comes in four colors: blue, green, pink, and purple.
An Electronics Accessories Organizer That Zips Up For Travel
With pockets, loops, and padded protection, this
electronics organizer bag provides a convenient and safe place to store every electronic accessory you own — from cables to digital cameras to memory cards. The bag is made from waterproof nylon, zips all around, and it comes in two sizes: medium and large. It's anti-scratch and really great if you travel with a lot of equipment.
These Stress-Relieving Soybean Fidget Toys That Fit On Your Keychain
Give these pea pod
fidget toys a squeeze when you feel stressed out and out pops an adorable little pea head to make you smile. These toys fit on your keychain and are perfect to keep on hand during long meetings, flights, or any time you suspect you'll start to get anxious.
A Plug-In Outlet With USB Ports That Features A Cradle At Top For Your Phone
Get more out of your wall
outlet by plugging this wall mount cradle into an existing outlet and taking advantage of its dual charging ports and two outlets. This mount even has a unique feature for even more convenience: a cradle at the top is the perfect size to fit your smartphone while it's charging.
An Egg-Shape Detangling Brush For Wet Or Dry Hair That's Perfect For Travel
This unique egg-shape
detangling brush is gentle on both wet and dry strands and is so compact it fits anywhere — including in overstuffed carry-on cases. The brush measures just 3 inches and is safe on wigs, extensions, and weaves. It'll help ease out knots while preventing breakage.
This Smooth Spiral Hair Tie That Won't Cause Lumps And Bumps
Secure your hair into a bun or ponytail without causing bumps, lumps, and breakage, when you use this
Invisibobble in place of your traditional hair ties. The spiral hair ring is smooth all around, water repellant — and it comes in five colors to match your hair color, including brown and black.
The Multi-Functional Prep Bowl You Can Use To Drain, Rinse & Serve Foods
You don't need to dirty three separate bowls when you have this one multi-functional
prep bowl, which features an integrated colander and can be used to rinse, drain, and serve foods like salad, veggies, and fruit. The bowl has an easy-tip edge for mess-free pouring, is dishwasher-safe — and one reviewer says when you tip the bowl over to drain water from foods, the foods don't plop out into the sink.
A Simple Fitness Tracker That Keeps You Healthy And Connects To Your Smartphone
Track your steps, heart rate, distance, sleep activity, and more on this simple but effective
fitness tracker watch. The tracker comes in five colors and links to your smartphone so you can use it to check and read calls, access social media — and even look up your to-do list on your calendar.
This Rose Quart Roller And Gua Sha Duo For Glowing Skin
Reduce puffiness, calm down or inflamed skin, and give your complexion a natural glow with this two-in-one jade roller system. The set includes a
rose quartz roller that improves blood circulation and helps serums and moisturizers absorb more effectively — and a Gua Sha scraping tool for reducing inflammation and relieving pain and tension on the body.
A Wearable Vegetable Peeler That Won't Nick Your Hands And Peels Foods Fast
vegetable peeler can be worn on two fingers for non-slip food prep that allows you to peel through vegetables and fruits fast. The tool has a stainless steel blade and a potato eye remover — and is dishwasher-safe, too. One reviewer writes: "No more nicks on your fingers or hands! Very ergonomic!"
An Electric Mug Warmer For Hot Coffee At Any Time Of Day
Keep your cup of coffee (and other foods like soup and leftovers) warm for hours when you place it on this electric
mug warmer, which shifts among three temperature settings with the touch of a button. The waterproof warmer can handle spills without being damaged, and has an incredible life span of 100,000 hours — so this is one gadget you won't have to replace for a long time. It comes in black, white, and imitation wood grain.
The U-Shaped Memory Foam Seat Cushion That Supports Your Lower Back
Turn any stiff office chair into a comfortable throne — one that's also way better for your back — with this
seat cushion pillow. The ergonomic pillow is made from supportive memory foam and has a U-shaped design that cradles your lower back, relieves pressure and pain from your spine, increases blood flow, helps with muscle fatigue, and reduces leg tightness. One reviewer writes: "This cushion totally transformed my chair into something comfortable to sit on. It’s great."
An Earbud Holder For Tangle-Free Cords
Put an end to tangled cords that take forever to unwind — store them in one of these colorful
earbud holders, which fit all standard size earphones and are made from sturdy and soft silicone. Simply plop your buds in the center of the holder and wrap the cord around like you're winding up a yo-yo. The pocket-size holder fits anywhere and protects them until you're ready to use them again.
This Odor-Absorbing Bar That Rapidly Removes Bad Smells From Your Hands
Whether you're chopping garlic and onions or slicing fish, your hands are going to suffer from the stink of these foods — and soap and water don't always suffice. This stainless steel
odor absorbing bar miraculously removes bad odors and works with or without water. Rub it between your hands like soap, and you'll smell fresh and clean in no time.
This Space-Saving Collapsible Colander And Strainer
This foldable strainer and colander holds 1.75 quarts of food and has a handle that hooks right over your sink for easy rinsing and draining. It also saves you tons of space by collapsing when it's not in use so that you can store it anywhere — and the
collapsible colander is made from BPA-free silicone, and is dishwasher-safe.
These Finger Stretchers That Relieve Pain And Increase Finger Strength
Exercise your hands and fingers and keep them flexible and healthy with these
finger stretcher resistance bands, which are great for relieving pains associated with carpal tunnel and arthritis. The set of three stretchers come in various resistance levels, so you can decide if today is a light or heavy day.
The Mess-Free Ladle And Lid Stand That Keeps Counters Spotless
Why dirty up clean counters when you can store your greasy, saucy ladles and lids on this
stand? It holds both lids and ladles in one place, doubles as a cookbook stand, and is made from sturdy metal — so there's no fear of it toppling over while you're cooking. It comes in black or white.
A Helpful Backpack Organizer That Keeps Important Items Organized
Throwing everything you own into your backpack is one surefire way to never, ever find what you need when you need it. This flexible mold
backpack organizer creates the storage space you need to fit everything from an iPad and notebooks to your phone, electronic accessories, and grooming products. The organizer comes in small or large and six colors. Bustle may receive a portion of sales from products purchased from this article, which was created independently from Bustle's editorial and sales departments.