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48 Life-Changing Products On Amazon That Work So Well Reviewers Say They Deserve 6 Stars

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I love reading searingly honest product reviews. I know that sounds odd, but there's something gratifying when someone just tells it like it is, especially when they're talking passionately about salad spinners. (I mean, really? You wrote five paragraphs about a salad spinner? The dedication!) Of course, I most enjoy reading about the ones that really work — like these life-changing products on Amazon that reviewers say deserve six stars.

Okay, okay — I realize the phrase "life-changing" sets a pretty high standard. I mean, can a foam footrest that fits under your desk really change your life? The answer is yes, absolutely. Especially if it takes the strain off your back so that you can finally get through a workday without looking up local massage deals.

Or my personal favorite life-changer — a drink caddy that fits on your couch and enables your laziness. You can sip on that La Croix without having to reach all the way over to the coffee table. (It just seems so far away sometimes!)

And all these products work really well, which is exactly why Amazon should consider giving reviewers the option of rating these outstanding products six stars instead of just five.

01
A Clip-On Ring Light For Your Laptop & Phone

Perfect for at-home Zoom meetings as well as snapping selfies, this clip-on ring light is compact enough to fit onto your laptop’s webcam or phone camera. With 10 brightness levels and three different lighting modes, the rechargeable ring is super easy to adjust. It measures just 3.5 inches across, so you can easily carry it with you in your bag.

02
A Pore-Blurring Setting Powder That Lasts All Day Long

If you're looking for a way to reduce shine and lock your makeup into place, check out this translucent loose setting powder. The weightless formula is infused with softening silk, smoothing peptides, and firming collagen. “This is my favorite setting powder. It works really well to set my concealer under my eyes and lasts all day without creasing. I dust a little over my entire face to help with my powder contour. Love this!” one reviewer raved.

03
A Massage Tool That Revives Your Skin

Bring spa-level skin treatment home with this massage roller for the face. Made out of durable aluminum alloy, the tool is outfitted with 30 massage stones infused with germanium powder. Roll it across your skin to stimulate circulation and lymphatic drainage, or to reduce puffiness and promote firmness. This little tool is small enough to fit in your makeup bag, so you can even use it while on the go.

  • Available colors: Rose Gold, Black, Purple
04
These Vegan B Vitamin Drops That Give You Healthier Skin & Hair

Made with vitamins B3, B6, B7, B9, and B12, these cherry-flavored drops are easier to take than pills and your body will absorb these nutrients better, too. This vegan supplement doesn’t just taste good, it’ll also help your skin, hair, and nails grow faster and stronger and can help relieve stress.

05
These Incense Sticks That Keep Pesky Mosquitos Far Away

Made with plant-based essential oils like citronella, lemongrass, and rosemary, these incense sticks are a must-have for summer nights, because they’ll keep mosquitos far, far away. These DEET-free sticks stay lit for up to three hours and work up to 12 feet. For optimal use, place these sticks in a perimeter around where you’ll be hanging out, bug-free.

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A Foam Standing Mat That Relieves Foot Fatigue & Joint Stress

Standing for long periods of time can be uncomfortable, but this cushioned mat helps relieve muscle and joint tension. Thanks to a nonslip bottom, it won’t budge, and the beveled edges help prevent tripping. Place it in front of your kitchen sink, near your standing desk, or anywhere else you spend a lot of time on your feet.

  • Available sizes: 20 inches x 32 inches, 20 inches x 39 inches
  • Available colors: 6
07
An Essential Oil Diffuser That’s Whisper Quiet

This essential oil diffuser doesn’t just look sleek in your home with its 10 alluring colored lights, it also effectively disperses mist and scents up to 300 feet away. With a 300-milliliter capacity, this diffuser has two modes; it can operate in the strong mode for workouts and focus for six and a half hours or operate under weak mode for sleeping for up to 10. No matter how strong you set this, this diffuser is only slightly louder than leaves rustling in the wind — which sounds pretty good, if you ask me.

08
A Fast-Acting Cold Therapy Gel For Immediate Relief

Biofreeze Pain Relief Gel uses a clinically-proven, paraben-free formula to ease achy muscles and joints. The soothing cold therapy gel can be used anywhere on the body for quick relief.

09
A Contraption That Makes Chopping Food A Breeze

Chopping food for a salsa, bruschetta, or dip takes a lot of patience, but this pull chop speeds up the process. All you have to do is put all the ingredients into the bowl and pull on the lever: five times for a coarse chop, 10 times for a medium chop, and 15 times for a fine chop. The bowl holds 2 cups worth of ingredients and is machine-washable. (You will, however, want to wash the stainless steel blades by hand.)

10
This Toner That’s Exfoliating Yet Hydrating

This facial toner honestly seems like it can do it all. It has glycolic and lactic acid to gently exfoliate your skin and brighten your skin tone, yet it won’t leave your face feeling dry or uncomfortable thanks to hydrolyzed rice protein and sodium PCA, which keep your skin hydrated and looking so supple.

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A Portable Massage Roller For Achy Muscles

Loosen tired, achy muscles with this portable massage stick, which relies on nine myofascial trigger point beads to really help soothe pains and increase flexibility. You can use this stick before a workout to prevent soreness, or afterward to give your body intense relief. Its design is so versatile that it works anywhere on your body, from your neck and shoulders to your calves and feet.

  • Available colors: Black, Blue, Green
12
A Hydrating Overnight Mask To Keep You Moisturized

This hydrating overnight mask from Laneige is a fan favorite for a reason: It's lightweight, safe for all skin types, and powerfully moisturizes the surface of your skin. Manufacturers recommend you apply this 1 to 2 times a week before bed, and then rinse off in the morning. One fan says, "My god, a 5 star rating is not enough for this product... I have started to use it every night and I can already tell my face is a lot clearer than it was before. I'm OBSESSED! I would buy a million times over."

13
A Sponge That Cleans Your Makeup Brushes Instantly

Eyeshadow application can get muddy fast when you're switching between different shades. And the truth is, most of us don't have a whole army of makeup brushes or the time to wash them after perfecting our smoky eyes. But with this makeup brush color remover, you can keep things precise by ridding your brush of residual pigment after each application. Just run your brush across the surface of the sponge to clean it and remove any left-on powder. Then move right on to your next shade.

14
These Reusable Dishcloths That Work Better Than Paper Towels

Each of these reusable dishwashing cloths combines the size of a standard paper towel with the absorbency of a cellulose sponge, making them ideal for all kinds of kitchen messes. Use them dry to tackle stubborn debris or wet to soak up spills — the dishcloths can absorb up to 20 times their weight in liquid, and they can be used up to 100 times. The netting dries quickly, which prevents bacteria growth and odor, and the dishcloths are safe to use on a bunch of different surfaces, including marble, steel, glass, or wood.

15
This Vegan Whitening Toothpaste That’s Made With B12

Maintain your pearly whites with this vegan toothpaste, which features calcium carbonate to lighten surface stains and xylitol to strengthen enamel. What sets this fluoride-free toothpaste apart from others is the inclusion of vitamin B12 to help support your energy levels. Amazon reviewers have attested it lives up to the claim, and one reviewer wrote that it gave them “freshness and a jolt of energy.”

16
The Fiber Lash Mascara That'll Give You Thick, Lush Lashes

This fan-favorite 4-D mascara makes it easy to thicken your overall lash look. Not only that, but this formula is hypoallergenic, smudgeproof, and won't clump when you apply it. I think fans really sum it up best. One says, "The difference before and after is thoroughly impressive...[and] the fact that it is waterproof makes it great for everyday wear."

17
A Water-Repelling Spray That Works With Virtually Any Shoes

A great all-arounder when it comes to footwear, this water-repellent shoe spray can be used on canvas, nylon, and mesh, as well as more delicate leather, suede, and nubuck. The formula’s protective layer keeps water from being absorbed and stains from sticking onto your shoes’ surface. Application is easy too: Spritz it all over your shoes and again after 15 minutes, allowing it to dry overnight.

18
A Biodegradable Stain Remover For Clothes, Carpet & Upholstery

Food and spills don’t stand a chance against this natural stain-eliminating spray. One Amazon reviewer gushed: “Truly gets everything out instantly, seriously right before your eyes…it’s magical.” Use it to pre-treat soiled clothing, upholstery, and carpeted surfaces, then wash them clean to take stains from flagrant to undetectable. Although the biodegradable spray can work on the most stubborn of stains, it’s formulated to not compromise the color and quality of fabrics and other soft surfaces.

19
An Organizer That Keeps Your Sock And Underwear Drawer In Order

There's nothing worse than trying to excavate your favorite black bra from a pile of other bras when you're already running late in the morning. Do yourself a favor and keep bras, underwear, and socks in order with this underwear organizer that fits inside your drawer. Each set contains four bins with different-sized individual compartments for socks, underwear, bras, and scarves.

20
An Effective Acne Spot Treatment That’s Alcohol-Free

To diminish acne breakouts, this spot treatment from QRxLabs delivers professional-grade results. The alcohol-free formula is made with detoxifying bentonite healing clay, exfoliating salicylic acid, and soothing eucalyptus oil, all of which work together to soothe irritation and purify pores. Simply dab a small amount onto your whiteheads before bed, and wake up with noticeably calmer skin.

21
These Hanging Door Organizers For Easy Organizing In Any Room

These over-the-door organizers make organizing any room in your home as easy. The durable hanging organizers each have 24 see-through pockets that are roomy enough to fit a variety of different items, and the included hangers fit over any standard door. You can also get it in a two-pack for an even better deal.

22
Tongue Scrapers For A Super Clean Mouth

Your mouth isn't truly clean until you've removed bacteria and germs from your tongue — and these tongue cleaners are the simple tool you need for the cleanest mouth and freshest breath of your life. Glide the stainless steel cleaner along your tongue to eliminate bacteria — its design ensures that it's easy to hold these cleaners and that you won't gag. This set of two tongue cleaners even comes with its own carrying case.

23
These 14 Sheet Masks For All Different Occasions

Whether you’re looking to calm your skin after a long day in the sun or looking for an instant glow up, this variety pack of 14 sheet masks has you covered. As one reviewer put it: “I needed something quick and easy to relieve my irritated skin. These were prefect for the job.” It also comes in smaller packs and in wash-off iterations.

24
These Sponges That Clean Absolutely Anything

These non-abrasive magic cleaning pads are extra-thick and will get scuffs and marks off all kinds of surfaces, including walls, leather, marble, and steel. All you have to do is dampen the sponge and swipe away. This reviewer is certainly on board: "Obsessed. You start by scrubbing that one scuff that's been bugging you every time you walk by since the day it mysteriously appeared... then you see a small one next to it. Then hours have passed and you're holding this shriveled up fluff and your house is spotless and you realize you can't live without these things."

25
A Soft Eye Mask Filled With Soothing Lavender

This eye pillow is so soft you'll wonder how you ever fell asleep without it. Keep it in your refrigerator for some cold therapy whenever you have a headache, or even just chill it for a few hours. It's filled with natural flax seeds that contour to the shape of your face, as well as soothing lavender.

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A Charcoal Face Wash That Does Wonders For Your Skin

Using charcoal for beauty purposes might never stop feeling weird, but it works. Charcoal draws impurities out from your pores, keeping them free of dirt, oil, and makeup — while also helping to prevent breakouts. This charcoal face wash also contains skin-soothing and moisturizing ingredients like coconut oil, as well as aloe vera, orange peel, rooibos leaf extract, and white and green tea. This cleanser is rich in antioxidants, which can protect your skin from the elements.

27
This Splash-Proof Mop That Slides Under Furniture And Into Corners

Using a traditional mop can sometimes be awkward and messy, but some of those newfangled floor-cleaners just don't get the job done. Enter this spin mop which cleans thoroughly, but is still easy to use. Wring water out of the mop by stepping on the pedal. The splash guard ensures water stays in the bucket, instead of getting all over you or the floors. The 360-degree rotation mop head slides easily under beds and sofas, and the triangle design fits perfectly into corners so they can be scrubbed too.

28
This Soothing Skin Balm That Helps Fight Unwanted Inflammation

There's probably nothing more annoying than dry, itchy skin. But a little dab of this balm can give you a good dose of moisture and help relieve inflammation. Ingredients like tea tree, lavender, and peppermint oils have antimicrobial properties that rid your skin of any unwelcome visitors. And it's formulated with beeswax and olive oil, which means this balm has major staying power and won't rub off or wear off during the day.

29
A Firm Neck Pillow To Help Relieve Discomfort

This firm neck pillow offers a therapeutic level of support that can help to relieve discomfort in your neck and shoulders over time. It has a polyester filling and a cotton and polyester blend cover, and has a unique design that fans on Amazon say legitimately helps.

30
This Mattress Protector That Absorbs Liquid Like A Pro

This absorbent, leak-proof mattress pad is great if you've got little ones, or if you're just prone to spilling coffee while having breakfast in bed. Liquid absorbs throughout the pad and distributes evenly, so that it doesn't leak through to your mattress, and it's made out of soft quilted fabric — so you can throw it in the washing machine and dryer. (Note: it's not a full-size mattress pad, so just use it on the part of the bed you need protected.)

31
A Silk Pillowcase For Happier Hair And Skin

Sleep on this 100% mulberry silk pillowcase, and your face and hair will thank you. This naturally hypoallergenic pillowcase prevents the transfer of oils from your case to your face (which can cause acne) — and it keeps your hair from getting knotty in the middle of the night. The case comes in over 20 shades and four sizes.

32
These Compression Arch Sleeves That Stimulate Blood Flow

Your feet will thank you for these arch sleeves once you try them out, especially because they’re designed to help boost blood circulation to make your heels and arches more comfortable through compression support. These are lightweight and great for wearing with shoes, boots with insoles, and under any socks. Plus, they come in five colors and four sizes.

33
This Coconut Body Lotion That Smells Like Vacation

This coconut body lotion smells like a trip to the tropics when you're putting it on. (Don't worry, the scent fades quickly, so you won't distract your coworkers with your beachy vibes.) Made with unrefined coconut oil, coconut milk, and shea butter, this lotion is thick without being greasy. It's hypoallergenic, free of parabens, vegetarian, and never tested on animals. This Amazon reviewer writes: "This lotion is really hydrating (I survived a very dry NYC winter thanks to this stuff) but it soaks in quickly enough that I'm not sticky and greasy afterwards."

34
The Gloves That Protect Your Hands When You're Grilling And Baking

Old school oven mitts are way less practical than these five-fingered oven gloves. They give your hands (and fingers) more room to maneuver around the grill, the oven, or the stove. They're heat-resistant up to 932 degrees, and the silicone grips ensure you won't drop that hot pan you're taking out of the oven. Made out of thick, lightweight material, you can machine wash the gloves anytime you get a little too much barbecue sauce on them.

35
A Two-In-One Flat Iron and Hair Curler

Reviewers swear by this combination flat iron and hair curler: "This is truly a one-pass straightener and holy cow my hair feels silky and soft, with no frizz after! For days! Definitely impressed with this, especially for the price. Would recommend!!!" The iron is ready to go 15 seconds after plugging in, and the heat settings can be adjusted to your hair thickness. The balanced heat plates move when you do, which helps prevent snags and breakage. And it's a complete package— the iron comes with a comb, clips, and gloves.

36
Natural Boar Bristle Brushes For Detangling And Styling

These natural boar bristle hair brushes are curved, oversized, and vented, making them the ideal brushes for detangling and styling your hair with a blow dryer. These brushes are made from natural boar bristles and nylon pins that distribute your scalp's natural oils throughout your hair for silkier, smoother, and healthier hair.

37
This Natural Deodorant That’s Made With Activated Charcoal

Formulated with super absorbent activated charcoal and moisturizing coconut oil, this all-natural deodorant is gentle on sensitive skin. While the creamy texture may take a little while to get used to, you’ll love how it melts into your skin — and doesn’t stain your clothes. All it takes is a pea-sized amount to neutralize odor all day long.

38
An Odor-Fighting Tea Tree Oil Soap

Naturally tackle skin irritation with this tea tree oil soap, which can be used on your body, hands, and face to help with everything from acne to athlete's foot. This moisturizing soap with jojoba and coconut oils won't strip your skin of hydration and can also help with unwanted odor. Plus, it contains no sulfates, dyes, or synthetic fragrances to cut down on potential reactions.

39
These Grippy Socks That’ll Keep You Stable On Slippery Surfaces

Everyone needs a good pair of grip socks, especially if you’ve got a lot of hardwood flooring in your home, or like to exercise. These socks come in multiple sizes and colors, and are so comfortable and soft that you might not want to take them off. (And with a two-pack, you’ll always have one pair to wear while the other’s in the wash.)

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The Arch Support Insoles For Pain Relief

These cushiony insoles provide much-needed arch support and can help alleviate pains associated with conditions like Plantar Fasciitis. They’re made with several supportive layers that include a soft EVA foam base and an anti-bacterial top layer. Slip them into your sneakers or shoes for immediate comfort.

41
A Powerful Lava Pumice Stone That Smoothes Out Rough Feet

Add this lava pumice stone to your at-home pedicure lineup. Made from honest-to-goodness volcanic lava, this stone exfoliates feet and helps rid them of roughness and callouses. "Love, love, love these pumice stones!!" wrote one Amazon user. "They work so well! I walk around barefoot all the time, so I needed something to help keep my feet smooth in between getting pedicures. I got one for me and one as a gift to add to a spa basket for a friend, yay!!"

42
A Body Sponge That Nourishes Your Skin With Natural Clay

This Konjac body sponge is made from 100 percent Konjac plant root that gently exfoliates for smoother, more even skin. The sponge contains a dash of French red clay, which has skin-nourishing properties. The sponge is all-natural, environmentally sustainable, and cruelty-free.

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An Exfoliating Brush That’ll Help Control Ingrown Hairs And Bumps

If you’re having an issue with ingrown hairs, this exfoliating brush may be the best tool you never knew about. With an ergonomic grip, this brush is meant to accompany you in the shower, and works by massaging your skin. Aside from tackling bumps, it’s also a great way to exfoliate. You can buy it in one of three colors.

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This Nifty Electric Cleaner For Your Makeup Brushes

Since your makeup brushes are constantly touching your face, it’s important to keep them clean from germs — the simple act of cleaning your brushes can even help prevent breakouts. This electric brush cleaner takes the hard work out of sanitizing your brushes, and all you need is a little water and soap. Besides the rechargeable tool, bowl, and brush collars, you even get a small dock that holds your brushes while they dry.

  • Available colors: Pink, White
45
This Quick-Drying Silicone Mat That’ll You’ll Wonder How You Ever Did Without

This large silicone drying mat might not seem like anything special, but that’s part of its appeal! This fast-drying mat is the ergonomic way to dry everything more quickly, from glasses and utensils to pans, dishes, and so much more. It can withstand temperatures up to 480 degrees Fahrenheit and comes with built-in ridges that help make things dry faster than ever. In a pinch, it also works as a trivet.

46
This All-Natural Nail Treatment Made With Essential Oils

Using an all-natural formula that includes vitamin E and tea-tree oil, this softening cuticle oil by Bee Naturals gives your nails a deep conditioning treatment. The lavender-scented formula also heals and strengthens nails, and it comes with an easy-to-use applicator brush.

47
A No-Touch Infrared Thermometer

With a 4.6-star rating and from thousands of Amazon shoppers, this infrared thermometer has amassed a serious fan base thanks to its fast, accurate, and painless readings. Great for babies and adults, this thermometer is good enough to also read the temperature of objects, and not just humans. “It measures the same temp on my forehead as the one at my doctor's office,” one reviewer noted.

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A Lumbar Support Cushion Made Out of Memory Foam

This memory foam back cushion can help support your spine when you're sitting for long stretches of time. The ergonomically-minded contours are designed to give you lumbar support and help improve your posture. It has two adjustable straps that secure the cushion to office chairs or car seats (yep — you can use this on road trips). It's also encased in a hypoallergenic mesh cover that's breathable, so your back won't end up all sweaty.

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