50 Extremely Helpful Products With Damn Near Perfect Amazon Reviews

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by Cliché Wynter
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Let this be the year you hit the 'purchase' button on items that add real value to your life. (Bonus points if they're not costly.) The trick to smart shopping is to keep an eye out for helpful products with near-perfect reviews.

The shower caddy on this list is a fantastic example. It's racked up more than 10,000 reviews, earning an overall 4.8-star rating, which — trust me — is no small feat. Read on for more helpful products that reviewers love.

This Callus Remover Gel That Works Like Magic

This callus remover gel has been lauded by more than 11,000 reviewers who have given it a perfect five-star rating for the way it restores smoothness with minimal effort. The professional-grade formula works in minutes to soften calluses and rough skin, so you can quickly scrub it off off with a pumice stone.

The Best-Selling Shower Caddy With An Overall 4.8-Star Rating

One thing about shower caddies: They have a reputation for falling off the walls at the most inopportune moments. Not so with this stainless steel shower shelf. It’s designed with an ultra-strong adhesive that can withstand up to 15 pounds of weight, and it's rustproof and won’t damage your walls upon removal. Hot tip: You can also use it in the kitchen for spices, oils, and utensils.

These Adjustable Shoe Slots That Will Transform Your Closet

Forget searching for your favorite pair of shoes while you're trying to rush out the door. These shoe slots will keep your footwear organized and easy to access at a moment's notice, and since you can stack each pair on top of each other, you'll be getting twice as much storage space. The slots also have four adjustable heights, so you can store heels and ankle boots, too.

These Stretchy Lids That Work Better Than Plastic Wrap

Use these reusable silicone stretch lids in lieu of plastic wrap to keep food fresh. The pack includes 18 lids of varying sizes that can fit over most mugs, bowls, containers, cans, jars, and even cut fruit. The lids are temperature-resistant up to 400 degrees Fahrenheit, and they're safe to use in the fridge, microwave, and dishwasher.

These Mosquito Repellent Sticks Made With Natural Ingredients

If you’re looking for a chemical-free way to deal with pesky mosquitos, these incense sticks are the perfect solution. They’re made with plant-based essential oils like citronella, lemongrass, and rosemary, and are completely DEET-free. Just place four to five of the sticks around the perimeter of your outdoor area, light them, and they’ll burn for up to three hours.

The Incredibly Practical Bin That Keeps Your Car Organized

Stop loose items from rolling around your trunk once and for all with this car trunk organizer. The entire organizer is waterproof, making it a great option for grocery bags that may spill, plus it comes with several compartments and mesh pockets on the side for optimal storage. The bin can be strapped into place with the included metal hooks to make sure it won’t slide as the car moves.

  • Available colors: 3
This Strainer That Doubles As A Cutting Board

If you're squeezed for counter space, this over-the-sink cutting board with a built-in strainer makes food prep so much easier. The nonslip rubber edges keep it in place, so you can chop and slice after rinsing produce, without taking up any unnecessary room on your counter. The strainer is collapsible, so it can be compactly stored when not in use.

These Useful Storage Containers That Tame Clutter

If you’re looking for a place to store out-of-season clothes or just to alleviate some closet overflow, these under bed storage containers are perfect. The bins are lightweight and come with a reinforced handle that makes them easy to maneuver. Thanks to the transparent plastic zipped top, you can spot your items right away.

  • Available colors: 3
A PackOf Reusable Dish Cloths That Are Super Absorbant

Make cleaning up just a bit more efficient with these Swedish dish cloths. They’re great for the environment since they’re reusable and they’re practical, too, since they can absorb up to 20 times their weight in liquid. They’re also incredibly well-reviewed, with nearly 50,000 users weighing in to give them a 4.6-star rating.

  • Available colors: 10
These Reusable Nipple Covers That Can Stay In Place Up To 12 Hours

If you’re going braless or just need a little extra coverage, these silicone nipple covers have got you set. They’re designed to match your skin tone, remain invisible under your clothes, and are easy to wash and reuse. Just stick them over your nipple and they’ll stay in place for up to 12 hours, according to the brand and reviewers.

  • Available colors: 5
  • Available sizes: Small (fits A — C cups) and Large (fits D+ cups)
The Detangling Brush That’s Gentle On Hair

If your hair could use a little TLC, this detangling brush is just the thing. It features bristles of varying lengths which help separate strands and knots, rather than ripping through them. It’s safe to use on both dry and wet hair, which is more fragile, and has an ergonomic handle.

  • Available colors: 3
A Silicone Utensil Rest That Keeps Your Stove Clean While You Cook

Use this silicone utensil rest to keep your counter and stovetop drip-free while cooking. Available in 10 bright colors, the BPA-free organizer is heat-resistant and can hold up to four spoons, spatulas, or forks, and has a wide base that catches sauces, gravy, and water. "Much better than using plates, paper plates, or the stove surface," wrote one reviewer.

An Eyelash Curler That Delivers Instant Lift

Get long, luxurious lashes with this eyelash curler. It’s made of stainless steel and is designed to fit the curve of all eye shapes and lash lengths. The curler is easy to use, without pinching, and comes with a satin carrying pouch and two refill pads.

  • Available colors: 4
A Foldable Bonnet Hair Dryer That Works With Your Existing Hair Dryer

Why spend loads of cash on a bulky hair dryer when this hooded bonnet hair dryer does the job without taking up a lot of space? Simply attach it to your regular handheld blow dryer, place the hood over your head, and you're set. It's soft, adjustable and lightweight, and can be folded up when you're done using it.

An Electric Can Opener With A Magnetic Lid Holder

Ditch your hand-cranked can opener and opt for this electric can opener that's designed with a stainless steel blade that smoothly opens cans with no effort on your part. The nonslip base keeps it securely in place, and the handy magnetic lid holder means you never have to touch any sharp edges.

These Reusable Food Storage Bags That Come In Different Sizes

These endlessly reusable storage bags go easy on the pocketbook and easy on the planet, as well. The pack includes 10 BPA-free bags of varying sizes that can be used to store everything from veggies and fruits to nuts and grains. They're leakproof, waterproof, and can be safely used in the freezer.

A Genius Jar Opener That Does The Hard Work For You

Having a little trouble getting into that jar of jam? This clever jar opener will crack it open with ease. It has sharp metal teeth that clings to the edges and a lever design that helps to loosen the lid. Reviewers have nothing but praise for the gadget: "It just works. Not much to say - nothing to squeeze, nothing to break, nothing to learn - opens every jar I've tossed at it so far."

A Travel Power Strip For 6 Devices

With this pyramid-shaped power strip, you’ll always have a place for your devices, at home or on the go. There are inputs for two USBs, one USB-C and three standard, three-pronged outlets, and the flexible cord is 5 feet long. It’s compact, too, measuring just 3.75 by 3.75 inches and weighing less than 5 ounces.

  • Available styles: 4
These Oven Rack Push & Pull Sticks That Help Prevent Burns

These oven rack push-and-pull sticks makes it so much easier to check up on food and baked treats, without the risk of burns. The notches at the ends make it easy to pull out an oven rack and push it right in, without putting your hands near it. Made from durable silicone, they're heat-resistant up to 450 degrees Fahrenheit and have stay-cool handles.

A Compact & Wireless Label Printer That Will Keep You Organized

Love to organize? Then this compact label printer will quickly become your best friend. The wireless device can be connected via Bluetooth, so you can print labels, logos, and graphics off your phone or computer. It's perfect for creatives, people who WFH, or anyone just looking to get organized.

A Waterproof Bag That’s Great For Camping & Sports

Whether you’re an avid camper, white-water rafter, or just enjoy outdoor sports, use one of these waterproof bags to keep your belongings safe and dry. Available in three different sizes, the bag provides ample room to stash your things and has a roll-top with a buckle to keep it all secure. Plus, it’s made of durable nylon material that’ll resist rips and tears.

A Hair Dryer Holder That Won't Damage Your Walls

This hair dryer holder offers the perfect storage solution if you're short on bathroom storage space. The easy-to-install holder adheres to any surface (glass, tile, wood, paint) with water-resistant adhesive backing, but it won't damage your walls in the installation or removal process.

  • Available colors: 4
This Genius Hot Tool Mat That Protects Your Counters

Straighteners and curling irons are helpful styling tools that can unfortunately get so hot that they damage the surfaces they’re placed on, but this hot tools mat can change that. It’s made of heat-resistant silicone and is the perfect place to rest your tools as you style. Since it’s a pouch with a hollow center, you can also use it for storage and traveling.

  • Available colors: 7
A Leakproof Trash Can That Tidies Up The Car

It’s easy for the car to become a mess of takeout cups and wrappers — this handy car trash can helps prevent all that. It has an adjustable strap that clips on where you want it, and it’s leakproof so you don’t have to worry about tossing ice or cold coffee dregs. It comes with liners and is compact (with a 2-gallon capacity) so doesn’t take up too much space.

This Plastic Bag Dispenser That Can Mount Inside Your Cabinet

Retire the ol’ bag-of-bags and streamline your cabinets with this plastic bag dispenser. The hardware you need to mount it is included, and the brushed stainless steel is fingerprint-resistant so no matter where you put it, it will look snazzy. It’s a small upgrade that somehow feels so adult.

A Vitamin C Serum That Gives Your Face A Radiant Glow

This fan-favorite Korean beauty serum is designed to revitalize your skin and give it a radiant glow. It contains vitamins C and E, ferulic acid, hyaluronic acid, and other ingredients to help brighten and smooth the skin. Just massage two to three drops into your face and neck every morning after cleansing, toning, and exfoliating.

This Flexible Nail Polish Holder That Prevents Spills

Simple as it may seem, this nail polish holder will make a world of difference when applying your next manicure. It grips the bottle to prevent spills and can be adjusted to multiple positions to ensure you get the optimal angle (which is crucial when you're lacquering your own nails). The base helpfully grips whatever surface you put it on, too.

A 3-Pack Of LED Puck Lights That Can Go Anywhere

These LED puck lights can provide instant illumination under stairs and cabinets, or in closets. The lights turn on with a simple touch, or you can use the included remote to turn them on and off, set a timer, or adjust the brightness. Installation is easy with the included adhesive tape or screws, but AA batteries are sold separately.

  • Available counts: 1-pack, 2-pack, 3-pack, 6-pack
The Coffee Scrub With Lots Of Natural Ingredients

Give your skin some TLC with this coffee scrub. Made with a variety of non-toxic, natural ingredients like shea butter, coconut extract, coffee, olive oil, and more, this scrub is a great exfoliator that can help reveal even, moisturized skin. Users report that it smells delicious, too.

A Pack Of Peeling Foot Masks That Reveal Soft, Smooth Skin

If you have unwanted rough spots or calluses on your feet, try these peeling foot masks that use fruit acids and extracts to help shed dry, dead skin. Simply slip the booties onto your feet, relax for 60 minutes, and then remove them. In the following days, dead skin and calluses will begin peeling away. Choose from 12 scents, including lemon, tea tree, and strawberry.

These Packing Bags That Let You Fit More In Your Suitcase

Not only do these packing cubes organize you for your travels, but they also compress your clothes, so you can fit more in your suitcase. The nylon bags are soft, durable, and lightweight, so they won't weigh luggage down, and the set comes with four cubes of different sizes, plus a helpful laundry bag.

  • Available colors: 10
A Useful Set Of Mixing Bowls For Cooking Projects Of All Sizes

No matter what the task, this set of mixing bowls is up to the challenge. Made from durable stainless steel, these bowls come in a set of five sizes that can easily nest inside each other for convenient storage. Each bowl also comes with an airtight lid, which makes saving leftovers a breeze.

This Set Of Reusable Toiletry Bottles That Are Perfect For Traveling

Travel with all your preferred toiletries and keep them organized with this set of reusable bottles. They're leakproof, TSA-approved, and utterly convenient because they come with a variety of options for everything you might need. The set includes five squeezable silicone bottles, one spray bottle, one pump bottle, and five cream jars, plus preprinted labels for everything from sunscreen to shampoo, two mini spatulas to get product in and out, and a clear bag to hold everything. Choose from three different color combos.

The Clever Strainer That Hooks Right Onto Your Pot

Give yourself the freedom to drain pasta with just one hand using this pot strainer. It snaps directly onto your pot, and since it’s made from flexible silicone, it can stretch to fit a variety of sizes of cookware. It’s both heat resistant and dishwsher safe, too.

  • Available colors: 5
This Funny Toilet Timer With A Practical Purpose

While this toilet timer may garner a few laughs, it might also prove to be quite useful in keeping bathroom trips to a reasonable length, with one fan writing, “The kids try to beat the timer now.” The sand-filled timer will drain completely in about five minutes and can be reset by turning it in a circle.

A Long-Lasting Setting Spray That Keeps Makeup Looking Flawless

Keep your makeup fresh and lasting longer with this setting spray. Just shake the bottle, close your eyes, and mist for an immediate matte finish that feels weightless. Plus, it’s cruelty, paraben, and sulfate-free. One reviewer reports, “My makeup never looked better, and it lasts all day long. Morning till night and my makeup still looks flawless.”

A Tile Paint Marker To Freshen Up Your Grout

Give the grout around your bathroom or kitchen tile a refresh with this white paint marker. To use, all you need to do is clean the surface and then activate the tip by pressing it down until paint is released. Apply the pen to the grout lines, wipe off excess, allow it to fully dry, and you’ll get long-lasting results.

  • Available sizes: Narrow tip and Wide tip
This Anti-Blister Balm That'll Keep Your Feet Happy

Allow this anti-blister balm to be your secret weapon against chafing, rubbing, and sore feet. It's formulated with moisturizing vitamins A and C to soften the skin and soothe irritation. Plus, it's compact, so you can throw it in your bag and have it on hand at all times.

A Knife Accessory Kit To Keep Your Blades Sharp

This best-selling knife accessory kit helps keep your knives sharp and your fingers safe with its three-stage sharpening tool and cut-resistant glove. The sharpening tool features repairing, sharpening, and polishing rods to keep your knives in tip-top shape and boasts a nonslip base with a long handle for comfortable use.

A Magnetic Shelf That Sits Atop Your Stove

This magnetic stove shelf is a creative way to maximize space in a cramped kitchen. You can use it to store spices, oils, and condiments that would otherwise clutter your countertop and crowd your cabinets. The shelf is available in black, white, and stainless steel.

This Luxurious-Feeling Cream That Strengthns Cuticles

Give your hands the pampering they deserve with this cuticle cream. Not only does it smooth and repair damaged cuticles, it can also make them stronger, too, thanks to ingredients like Vitamin E, shea butter, and aloe vera. The cream is dispensed via a drip-free precision applicator for even more convenience.

These Wildly Popular Acne Patches For Smoothing Blemishes

With over 90,000 five-star ratings, these pimple patches are a cult favorite amongst shoppers. Just apply the translucent stickers over any unwanted blemishes and the medical-grade hydrocolloid will get you results in up to eight hours. That means less redness and irritation, and the covering will prevent you from picking at your skin.

A 10-In-1 Vegetable Chopper For Convenient Food Prep

Over 30,000 reviewers have given this vegetable slicer a stellar 4.5-star overall rating for good reason. The versatile gadget is designed to chop, slice, grate, and shred your produce with eight stainless steel blades. Cleanup is easy, the parts are dishwasher-safe, and its compact design means you can store it anywhere.

  • Available sizes: 3
This 2-Pack Of Portable Chargers That Are Super Compact

Never worry about your phone running out of juice thanks to this convenient two-pack of portable chargers. Each is outfitted with two USB ports and two micro-USB ports — and they automatically detect what device is plugged in to provide the proper power. They’re compact so are easy to toss into your bag, and when fully charged, can charge up an iPhone 14 over two times.

A Pair Of Oven Liners That Keeps Things Cleaner

If you’ve ever experienced melted pizza cheese on the oven floor, you know it’s a cleanup task best avoided. These heavy-duty oven liners are here to help ensure you never have to scrub baked-on crud again. They can be trimmed for the perfect fit and are heat-resistant up to 500 degrees. Just rinse or wipe down to clean.

These Super Cute Reusable Grocery Bags

In several fun prints, these eco-friendly grocery bags are lightweight, waterproof, and fold up into convenient pouches, so you can stash them in your car. The heavy-duty bags can be used to carry all types of items, from food and beverages to art supplies and gardening tools, and once they get dirty, you can pop them into the washing machine for a thorough cleaning.

The Fan-Favorite Hair Catcher That Prevents Clogged Drains

Prevent slow-draining showers and costly clogs with this hair catcher that sits neatly in your shower drain. Hair gets wrapped around the small cylinder in the middle while water flows freely through the holes around the outside. It’s easy to clean and works so well, in fact, that one fan wrote, “This is the best hair catcher I’ve found and I will not ever shower without having it in.”

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