54 Things That Are Super Popular On Amazon Because They're So Freaking Clever

From a gadget that perfectly slices avocados to a heated lash curler, these products are pretty cool.

by Cliché Wynter
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Full disclosure: I live for clever products on Amazon, so much so that I find myself on the lookout for the latest mind-blowing innovations regularly. And every now and then, I'm lucky enough to come across some truly unique items that I can't help but share with my friends and family.

It's fun to introduce the people you know to products that'll help make their lives easier — and this mop-and-bucket cleaning system is a good example. Also, as you probably know, it can be difficult to perfectly slice an avocado in half and then remove its core. Wouldn't it be great if there were a tool that could do it all? Allow me to introduce you this three-in-one avocado device. Dig through this list to find even more clever items that you and your friends are going to love.

A Drying Rack That You Can Roll Up After You're Done

Turn to this roll-up drying rack if you're looking to eliminate clutter in your kitchen. The foldable drainer is designed with stainless steel, and it can sit right over your sink. Therefore, if you need additional prepping space, it works like a charm. You can also safely place hot items on its surface without causing damage to your counters.

A Clothing Rack That Hangs Over Your Closet Door

If you don't have enough space in your closet to hang all your belongings, optimize your storage by using this over-the-door clothes organizer. It holds up to 35 pounds of clothes, but it's also the perfect place to hang your towels if you use it in the bathroom. The unit provides over 3 feet of additional closet space.

A Veggie Chopper That Catches The Pieces As You Go

I love this vegetable chopper because it allows you to chop a lot of produce — and then, it catches the remnants in a container below without making a mess. The BPA-free unit is also a great way to store your food before you’re ready to prepare it. Aside from its stainless steel blades, the chopper has a soft, anti-skid grip that ensures your safety while using it.

A Colander That You Can Expand To Fit Your Sink

Aside from being made of a sturdy straw material, this collapsible colander is super easy to use and store. It has expandable handles that can be adjusted to fit your sink. Once you’re done using, collapse the unit and place it in a cabinet.

This Steamer That Keeps Clothes Wrinkle-Free Without An Iron

Wave goodbye to wrinkles with this compact clothing steamer. After heating up in about a minute, it's able to get out even the most stubborn wrinkles and creases — and it can run for up to 15 minutes straight. The steamer also works on most fabrics: chiffon, silk, wool, cotton, linen, nylon, and more.

The Rack That Stores All Of Your Pots & Pans Neatly

If you're a stickler for organization but can't find the right place to store your pans, this organizer shelf will solve that problem. It can be used as a free-standing rack, but it can also be mounted to your wall horizontally or vertically. The shelf has the capacity to hold a maximum of five pans.

An Over-The-Cabinet Organizer For Your Cutting Boards

I like the idea of keeping my kitchen counter completely empty. That's why I was thrilled to come across an over-the-cabinet organizer where I can neatly tuck away my cutting boards. This one includes hardware for mounting the unit to a wall, but it can also be placed over the door of cabinets with zero tools.

This Storage Unit For Your Meal Prep Container Lids

You'll quickly learn that there's a storage unit for everything you can possibly imagine — and I was delighted to discover this storage unit that houses food container lids. It's designed to hold round and square covers, and it has adjustable dividers. The BPA-free unit requires no more than one minute of setup time.

The Flosser That Cleans Hard-To-Reach Spaces With Water

This cordless water flosser is a great way to ensure you're cleaning hard-to-reach nooks between your teeth. The irrigator works to remove stubborn plaque, and it's fully waterproof. Plus, it only requires three AA batteries to run.

This Bamboo Cutting Board That’s Made For Meat

For times when you need to slice or carve any kind of meat, this bamboo cutting board will come in tremendously handy. You won’t have to worry about potentially contaminating your other cutting boards with raw meat, and even if it’s cooked meat we’re talking about, this board is still very useful. Deep grooves contain any meat juice runoff, while pyramid ridges hold your meat in place for an easier slice. This board also pulls double-duty as a regular cutting board — just flip it over to chop veggies and more.

The Discreet Dehumidifier That Fits In Small Spaces

If you want to avoid a clunky device, you should consider a miniature dehumidifier. This one's both spill-proof and nontoxic — and it works in areas up to 333 cubic feet. Be sure to renew it every 20 to 30 days by plugging it into an outlet. It's also designed with a slot to tuck the plug back in when you're done renewing it.

This Space-Saving Pasta Strainer That Clips To The Pot

Colanders are bulky to store and can be tedious to finagle in the sink (especially if it’s full). This clip-on pot strainer stores in a fraction of the space and is made of flexible silicone that adjusts to fit any pot or bowl. It’s so cleverly designed you can now strain your pasta with one hand and scroll TikTok with the other (though that may not be recommended).

A Cleaning Bucket That Wrings Your Mop Out For You

There's no longer a need to put your hands near dirty mop water, because this cleaning system does the wringing for you with the help of a foot pump. The included mop comes with three reusable and washable microfiber heads that can pick up the toughest grime and dirt.

The 2-In-1 Humidifier That Also Diffuses Essential Oils

You get major bang for your buck with a two-in-one humidifier and diffuser. Not only does it restore a suitable humidity level in your room, but it also spreads the fabulous scent of essential oils into the air. It even has an adjustable setting that lets you select the moisture level that you're most comfortable with.

An Under-The-Sink Organizer With Built-In Storage Shelves

Since not all cabinetry is built the same, it might help to invest in an expandable under-the-sink organizer. This one was designed with three large steel panels and four small ones that can be arranged and used as shelves. Plus, the unit itself can be expanded or retracted to four height levels.

The Weighted Jump Rope That's Actually Cordless

Ever trip while you're jumping rope? Not a problem when you're using this cordless version. The silicone balls at the ends of the shortened cables help keep your hands weighted as you jump, while the soft EVA foam handles work wick away sweat and moisture.

This Mini Sharpener For Your Quality Kitchen Knives

Having a mini knife sharpener allows you to keep your kitchenware in tip-top shape after repeated use. This one's designed with two slots: one for fine blades, and another for coarse blades. The nonslip base allows you to use the device freely without worrying about it sliding off the counter.

A Much-Needed Wall Unit That Stores Your Mops & Brooms

Having your mops and brooms stored in a pile in the corner of the room takes up space. Keep them out of the way with this mop-and-broom holder. After mounting it to the wall, each cleaning tool will be kept in a rubber slot that adjusts to its thickness. Plus, every slot can withstand just over 7 pounds of weight.

These BPA-Free Food Containers That Come With Labels

I'm an avid food container enthusiast — and that's why I'm not afraid to admit that these storage containers speak my love language. The BPA-free containers come in a set of seven, which also includes 24 labels. Each one has a unique sealing mechanism that provides an airtight seal while keeping food fresh for extended periods of time.

These Steel Organizers To Tidy Up Your Cabinets

These organizing racks are ideal for storing baking pans and cutting boards. Each one has three compartments and rubber feet that protect the surfaces below. They're manufactured out of steel, so they're built to be last. You can place them on top of your counters or inside empty cabinets.

These Handy Storage Bags That Slide Under The Bed

Make the underutilized space beneath your bed into a huge second closet by picking up this set of two under-bed storage bags. Great for off-season sweaters and blankets or even shoes, the tops are clear so you can quickly see what’s inside. Sturdy handles make them easy to grab and tote around if you need.

These Risers That’ll Instantly Add Under-Bed Storage

By putting your bed on risers, you’re creating more space for your out-of-season clothes, and whatever else needs a place to temporarily live. These risers are heavy-duty and capable of holding up to 6,800 pounds per leg. Each riser will give you three extra inches of space. Plus, who knows? The change in height may help you sleep more comfortably at night.

This Set Of Nonstick Silicone Baking Mats That Cuts Down On Using Foil & Fat

Whether you’re baking cookies, cooking salmon, or roasting veg, this set of four reusable silicone baking mats is a kitchen MVP. The high-quality silicone helps ensure nothing sticks — even burnt sugar, according to the brand. This means you don’t need to use butter or oil to grease the pan, plus it cuts down on disposable foil. Clean with soapy water or pop in the dishwasher.

This Heated Lash Curler That Delivers Dramatic Volume

Give your lashes a few swipes with this heated wand, and it'll curl them from base to tip without any crimping or pinching. It only takes a few short seconds to heat up, yet delivers voluminous results that last all day — and it only requires one AA battery (not included).

A Waterproof Backpack That's Great For Outdoor Activities

In my opinion, no hike is complete without a waterproof dry bag. This one includes a waterproof phone case with a screen that lets you keep using your device while it’s being protected. The bag is also durable and designed with a shoulder strap that can be slung across your back. Pack all of your essentials and hit the trails.

These Resistance Bands To Heighten Your Workout

Having resistance loop bands will immediately elevate the intensity of your workout. They’re made from 100% latex and provide five varying levels of resistance. Whether you’re doing yoga, pilates, or plain old stretches, the bands will increase the burn. They can also be used to help those who are recovering from back, leg, and knee injuries.

This Bento Box For Better Lunches On The Go

Upgrade your daily lunch to include salads, ramen, and other yummy dishes that are difficult to pack without the right tools. This bento box lunch container set holds everything in place — even the utensils — in its large and small compartments. It even has a place for the salad dressing. And it snaps tightly shut so there will be no leaks.

The Collapsible Water Bottle That Saves Space In Your Bag

Collapsible goods are my jam, and that also goes for silicone water bottles. This one is designed with medical-grade silicone that's BPA-free. The bottle itself has a capacity to store 750 milliliters of water, ensuring you’re always fully hydrated. Once the container is empty, roll it up and place it into your bag.

This Genius Container That Helps Keep Your Avocado Fresh

It’s no secret that avocados tend to go bad almost immediately after being sliced. Preserve your fave snack with these clever avocado huggers. They snug right over the fruit, keeping the air out so that the green stays pretty-looking and ready to eat. Essentially, the unit allows you to store the unused half of your avocado so you can eat it at your leisure.

A Device That Cores Your Apples & Cupcakes

This stainless steel apple corer just made apple prep considerably easier. Its serrated blades get to the center of apples, cupcakes, and peppers with ease, removing the unwanted core within seconds. Plus, the ergonomic handle allows you to get a comfortable and firm grip that won’t slip as you guide it into foods.

This Cooker That Prepares The Perfect Boiled Eggs

Owning this rapid egg cooker means you’re geared up to get perfectly cooked eggs every time. This compact appliance serves up breakfast to your liking (and fast). Whether you prefer soft-boiled, hard-boiled, or poached eggs, the rapid cooker will cook up to 12 to perfection while you do something else.

A Metal Bar That Gets Rid Of Cooking Odors On Your Hands

It can be hard to ignore the odors that get on your hands while cooking — but with this stainless steel bar, you can actively combat them. Simply rub the bar between your hands the way you would with actual soap, and it'll break up the unwanted scents (from garlic, fish, and more). You can use it with or without water for the full effect.

This Running Belt That Keeps You Visible In The Dark

Not only is this running belt made with reflective straps, but there's also an LED light bar on the front to keep you visible in the dark. The pocket is water-resistant — just in case you get caught in the rain — while the roomy pocket is large enough for your phone, keys, and more.

The Milk Foam Frother That Makes Café-Style Brews

The beauty of this handheld foam maker is that eliminates the need for you to hit up your local café for frothy beverages. It’s designed with a stainless steel whisk that rotates more than 200 times per second to give you that perfect foam topping. It comes in nine different colors, such as metallic blue and ruby red.

These Reusable Dish Cloths That’ll Make You A Believer

Reusable dishcloths are a great idea for plenty of reasons — for one, they’re more environmentally friendly. But, they’ll also save you a ton of money down the road. You can use them on anything, from washing your tub to drying your dishes. Since 10 come per pack, you’ll have a bit of time before you need to throw them in the wash. But, based on the sheer amount of vibrant colors these are available in, buying two sets of them may be an even better solution.

This Handheld Slicer That Cuts Watermelon Into Small Cubes

Sometimes, cutting open a whole watermelon can be intimidating. By using this stainless steel slicer, you can cut cubes within seconds. Simply press the windmill-like device into an open melon and watch the pieces form. Then, empty the slicer onto a plate so you can start snacking.

A Handheld Dispenser For Perfectly Even Pancake Batter

Whip up delicious (and identically sized) pancakes and cupcakes with this batter dispenser. The handle can be squeezed to release even portions of batter that result in fuss-free cooking. The container itself is designed with a leakproof valve that helps prevent messes from happening. It also includes measurement markings that allow you to see just how much mix is left inside.

These Herb Scissors That Speed Up The Chopping Process

Having these herb scissors will immediately change the way you prepare food. The chopper includes five blades that can slice greens with a couple of snips. In other words, you can slice your herbs quickly (and without leaving an unnecessary mess behind). The scissors also include a blade guard that keeps them protected while they're not in use.

The Brightening Face Primer That Makes Makeup So Smooth

After your skin-care routine and before you apply makeup, dab on some of this luxe face primer. It not only helps your makeup stay on from day to night, it also helps minimize pores, balance your complexion, and add a dose of luminous radiance. Reviewers mentioned liking it as an eye shadow base, and nearly 24,000 fans rated it a perfect five stars.

This Unique Foot Rocker That Helps Alleviate Leg Pain

Sure, you may have reservations about the design of this calf stretcher — but it's designed to help ease your pain. The stretcher is ergonomically built to act like a rocker as it stretches and helps alleviate tension throughout your feet and legs. More specifically, it focuses on your lower legs as it addresses fatigue while helping improve overall blood circulation.

A Defuzzer Gadget That Keeps Your Clothes Lint-Free

Keep your clothes in impeccable shape by using this fabric defuzzer whenever they’re covered in lint and pills. It includes a charger that allows you to keep reusing the device (with or without the cord). The defuzzer has three adjustable settings that allow you to switch the shaving power based on the fabric of your garment.

The Lavender-Vanilla Spray That Traps Odors Inside Your Toilet

A bottle of Poo-Pourri's "Before You Go" spray will go a long way in keeping your bathroom smelling fresh. Spray it above the water before you go, and the rich blend of lavender, vanilla, and citrus essential oils will come together to trap natural odors inside your toilet bowl. The formula contains no harsh chemicals, parabens, or formaldehyde.

This Makeup Brush Cleaner That Makes The Task Easy

It’s actually really important to clean your makeup brushes regularly, but if you’re anything like me, this barely or rarely gets done. This electric makeup brush cleaner is here to make the job simple and fast, and even kind of fun. Just fill the chamber with water and a little soap, choose the top that fits your brush, and stick it in. It cleans and dries in less than a minute.

This Reusable Sandwich Bag That’s Perfect For Lunch

I’m all on board with switching to reusable food bags. Made from food-grade silicone, reusable sandwich bag is BPA-free and contains no latex. It also provides an airtight seal that serves to prolong the shelf life of your snacks and it’s even sturdy enough to marinate in. It can also be safely used in the freezer and the microwave, is dishwasher safe, and can take the place of over 5,000 plastic baggies.

A Meat Thermometer That Sticks To Your Fridge Like A Magnet

The stainless steel probe on this instant meat thermometer makes it possible to safely get into the center of meats. It has a high-precision sensor that renders a reading within three to five seconds. Designed with a backlight, you’ll be able to take a look at the thermometer even in dark ovens. It's even backed with a magnet for easy storage on the fridge.

A Trunk Organizer So Your Groceries Have A Safe Place To Ride Home

If you’ve ever been driving and heard your kombucha and cantaloupe tumbling around the trunk, it may be time to upgrade with this car trunk organizer. It has straps to fasten to the backseat or anchor points in the trunk, and separate compartments can keep your yoga mat away from your grapes. It collapses down flat when not in use.

This Big Set Of Tools To Trick Out Your Kitchen

Whether you want to flip a sausage, whisk up some pancake batter, or scramble some eggs, this kitchen utensil set has you covered. The three spatulas, three whisks, and three tongs are coated with nonstick silicone that’s heat resistant to 480 degrees. Heavy-duty and built to last, you can toss these in the dishwasher for easy cleaning.

These Colorful Silicone Straws That Come With A Cleaner

As you embark on your sustainability journey, I highly recommend you consider owning a set of reusable straws. Instead of opting for the disposable plastic ones, sip your bevvies in style knowing you’re reducing waste. They’re colorful, easier on teeth than metal versions, are dishwasher-safe, and come with a carrying bag so you can take ‘em to picnics.

A Set Of Mesh Laundry Bags That Protect Your Delicates

These mesh laundry bags are a great way to clean your clothes without causing any damage to them. They come in five different sizes and can be used for your delicates and other clothing items that need to be cleaned. The bags are made from a breathable fabric that zippers shut for a secure closure while your laundry tumbles.

The Multifunctional Shoe Organizer That Hangs Over Your Door

If you’ve run out of floor space in your closet, store your footwear in a hanging shoe organizer. Designed with 24 clear pockets, you’ll be able to see directly into each compartment and view its contents with ease. You can also use the organizer to store other small items, such as accessories, toiletries, and toys.

The Burger Press That Makes Perfect Patties

Whether you’re a novice or a burger master, you can make fast, even, pro-level patties by adding this burger press to your setup. The indicator line inside lets you make 1/3- or 1/4-lb burgers, and helps you get perfect patties without the messy hands. It’s made of easy-to-clean aluminum and comes with 200 parchment paper squares to make things even neater. Toss it in the dishwasher when you’re done.

This Leakproof Water Bottle That Reminds You To Hydrate

There's a lot to love about a Giotto water bottle. The BPA-free container has a leakproof lid that won't cause unexpected spills while you're commuting. It also has a carrying strap that makes it easy to handle. One of my favorite features is the collection of time markers that you can rely on to let you know just how much water you need to consume throughout the day.

This Scalp Massager That Soothes & Helps Get Rid Of Flakes

It’s never pleasant to look down and find a little snow shower on your shoulders — this scalp massager helps combat flakes and gives a delightful head massage all at once. You can use it wet or dry, and it comes with two heads depending on what you’re after. Reviewers said things like, “[My] scalp felt energized” and, “Feels sooo good.”

A Device That Opens, Pits & Slices Your Avocados

Consider me a huge fan of any tool that can serve multiple purposes. Luckily, that's the case with this three-in-one avocado slicer. Not only does it neatly split your avocado in half, but it also pits and slices it. It even has a nonslip grip which allows you to safely use the tool.

This Clear Fridge Bin That Streamlines All The Eggs

If you like having a bunch of eggs on hand, stacking the cardboard store containers is unwieldy, takes up a bunch of space, and you can’t see when you’re running low. Enter this clear egg holder tray that holds two dozen eggs in a tidy footprint. It makes the fridge look snazzy and it’s also kind of soothing putting the eggs inside.

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