56 Cheap Finds On Amazon That Work Weirdly Well

And the five-star reviews back it up.

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Amazon is home to just about anything you can imagine — but when you buy a new product, it can be tricky to know exactly how it's going to work when it arrives. Reading reviews and scoping out deals can pay off, especially when you find a discounted beauty tool or kitchen accessory that exceeds your expectations. There are so many finds on Amazon that work weirdly well — and they're all pretty cheap.

Those deals won't compromise quality, either. With thousands of reviews backing them, you can be certain they're exactly what you've been looking for. Treat yourself or a loved one to something special without breaking the bank.

This Dermatologist-Approved Lotion That Smooths Rough Skin

Exfoliate and moisturize dry skin with the power of lactic acid, salicylic acid, hyaluronic acid, vitamin D, and more. This dermatologist-approved lotion is for rough and bumpy skin, and it works wonders. With three essential ceramides, it delivers moisture to even the driest surfaces. Plus, the lotion is fragrance-free and hypoallergenic.

The Microfiber Towels That Dry Your Hair Really Fast

This microfiber towel can dry your hair quickly while cutting down on frizz and increase shine. It’ll absorb more moisture that cotton options and can work in half the amount of time. It even has a convenient button and hook at the back that will allow you to secure it to your head so you don’t have to worry about it sliding down while you get ready.

This Flouride-Free Toothpaste That Also Whitens

This flouride-free toothpaste whitens, prevents decay, freshens breath, and combats gum disease, in just two brushes a day. The coolest part? It’s infused with B-12 vitamins. It gets absorbed under your tongue so your daily dose of vitamins is part of your morning and night routine. “We are a vegan household and Vitamin B12 is lacking in our diet,” one reviewer wrote. “We don't need much and this toothpaste works great.”

This Curved Flat Iron That Straightens And Curls Hair

This travel-friendly ceramic flat iron is a steal — and with a 4.5-star Amazon rating, you really can’t go wrong. It utilizes advanced infrared heat technology to warm up to 410 degrees Fahrenheit, and you can use it to straighten, flip, or curl your hair with its ever-so-slightly rounded barrel. The iron even comes with a heat-resistant glove and argan oil hair treatment for smooth locks.

The Makeup Wipes That Are Individually Wrapped For Travel

Never forget to remove your makeup while you travel with these makeup-removing face wipes. These pre-moistened makeup removers get rid of dirt, oil, and makeup on-the-go — and they're each individually wrapped. These single-use wipes are also alcohol-free and dermatologist-tested. Keep them in your gym bag, purse, or suitcase.

This Amazon Plug That Makes Any Outlet Smart

Expand Alexa Voice Control capability to any plug in your home with the Amazon Smart Plug, which has over 400,000 reviews and a 4.7-star rating. It plugs into any open outlet so you can schedule and control lights, fans, and appliances — plus it works via an Alexa app if you don’t have the Alexa smart home hub.

The Genius Sleep Aid That Has Over 2,000 5-Star Reviews

Get better sleep with these Genius Sleep Aid supplements. The capsules are made with various natural ingredients to reduce stress, anxiety, and insomnia to promote a better overall mood. They're non-habit-forming and work by combining melatonin with herbs and amino acids to relax you before bedtime. Wake up feeling rested with this vegan, non-GMO sleep aid. However, consult your doctor before adding these supplements to your routine.

A Portable Razor That Works On Wet Or Dry Skin

You can easily remove unwanted hair this on-the-go razor. The three-blade shaver works on wet or dry skin, and it's perfect for quick touchups. The head of the shaver is angled for a close shave (even around the bikini line). It’s also battery-powered, so you don’t have to worry about charging or carrying a cord.

This Pre-Seasoned Cast Iron Griddle With 2 Different Sides

Step up your game in the kitchen with this reversible grill and griddle. This cast iron pan is seasoned with vegetable oil for natural, even cooking — and it has two easy-to-grip handles for lifting and flipping. This affordable and durable unit fits over two stove burners for more space, but it can even be used over a campfire.

A Restorative Collagen Protein Hair Mask With Over 10,000 Reviews

If your hair could use some rejuvenation after being damaged by heat, try using this collagen protein mask. Since it's made with collagen, ceramide 3, and more, it'll help repair your strands in about 20 minutes. Just apply the product after shampooing your hair, and then rinse it out.

This Stainless Steel Griddle That Fits Over 2 Stovetop Burners

This stainless steel griddle is great for making pancakes in the morning, because the nonstick interior makes cooking a breeze. It cooks evenly and consistently for the perfect meal every time, all while reaching over two burners. Plus, the handles make carrying the griddle easy — because they still stay cool when it's on the stove. Just pop it into the dishwasher for a quick cleaning.

The Foot Balm That Helps Prevent Uncomfortable Blisters

Breaking in new shoes can be such a pain — literally. This vegan anti-blister balm works to prevent rubbing that often leads to rawness. While it protects your skin, it also helps reduce inflammation and dry patches (thanks to the added vitamin A and C). It’s even safe for children and lasts all day.

This Padded Storage Rack That Fits Over Doors And Cabinets

Double your cabinet space with this over-the-cabinet door organizer. The organizer is ideal for holding cutting boards, baking pans, cookie sheets, or plastic wrap. Just set the hooks over a cabinet door to hang the basket, or install it separately by mounting the unit to a wall. The steel basket has thin hooks with foam padding to protect your surfaces from scratches.

A Container That Keeps Berries Fresh For Long Periods Of Time

Keep your fruit fresh with this innovative berry keeper. The container is designed to make your fruit last longer, all thanks to an adjustable vent that controls airflow (and a water source that provides moisture). The stackable insert keeps fruits in layers to prevent bruising. You can also remove the bottom lid and use the container as a colander. Plus, it’s safe to clean in the dishwasher.

These Stretchy Silicone Lids To Replace Your Plastic Wrap With

Stop searching for lids to your plastic containers and reach for these stretchy silicone lids. With seven elastic sizes, you can stretch these lids over most bowls or containers for an airtight seal (regardless of their shapes). These lids are BPA-free, and they're clear — that way, you'll be able to easily identify what’s inside.

This Meat Chopper That Makes Cooking So Much Easier

This hamburger meat chopper is less than $10, and it will change the way you cook. The kitchen tool has five blades that are ideal for chopping ground beef, and it comes with an ergonomic handle that's comfortable to work with. Plus it’s dishwasher-safe.

This Belgian Waffle Maker With 7 Crispiness Settings

Cook your waffles to perfection every time with this genius Belgian waffle maker. The anti-overflow appliance has seven shade settings so you can make your waffle as crispy as you’d like. Forget messy waffle makers, too: This one has a nonstick coating, and it can even be stored vertically to save space when you're done using it for the day.

These Natural Dryer Balls Made With Wool From New Zealand

These wool dryer balls are made of 100% premium New Zealand wool, and they work to improve the air circulation in your dryer while softening your clothes. They’re natural and safe for people with sensitive skin — and they can last up to four years (seriously). Say goodbye to static cling, lint, and dog hair with these wool laundry accessories. According to reviewers, you even can add scents to these dryer balls with essential oils. Oh, they also have over 14,000 five-star reviews, which is impressive.

The Rotating Makeup Organizer With Height-Adjustable Shelves

Keep all of your beauty products organized and in close view with this 360-degree rotating makeup organizer. With seven adjustable layers, you can customize the height of each shelf to accommodate bottles and jars of various sizes. This durable, non-toxic organizer is easily washable — and it's the right size for a bathroom counter or vanity.

This Cushiony Dish-Drying Mat That Absorbs So Much Water

Wash dishes without the mess with this dish-drying mat. The polyester mat comes in a variety of colors to match your kitchen, and it cushions your dishes as they dry. It's also reversible and holds an impressive amount of water, so you don't have to worry about water stains or drips. Plus, it’s machine-washable.

These Nonstick Silicone Mats That Replace The Need For Sprays

Replace parchment paper or cooking sprays with these nonstick silicone baking mats. They fit into half-sized sheet pans and are oven-safe up to 480 degrees Fahrenheit. The mats are made from food-grade silicone, so they’re durable and reusable. Just wash the mats in the top rack of your dishwasher and use them again.

A Stainless Steel Toasting Rack For Even Baking

This toasting rack is optimal for baking evenly. The stainless steel grate is durable and can withstand up to 575 degrees Fahrenheit in the oven. Plus, the included support bars will keep your food secure while preventing the rack from bending. It's also dishwasher-safe and rust-resistant, so you can use it time and time again.

The Broom Holder That Mounts To Your Wall To Prevent Clutter

Keep all of your cleaning tools in one place with this wall-mounted broom holder. This rack has places for five mops or brooms and six additional hooks for towels or smaller tools. It’s easy to install and keeps dirty brooms from falling over (or resting on the floor). It can hold up to 22 pounds, and it's waterproof.

This Soothing Acupressure Mat That Comes With A Pillow

Find relief from muscle pain with this acupressure mat and pillow set. The spiky bed activates pressure points to stimulate nerves and improve circulation while soothing achey muscles. Each one is lined with cotton and uses a plant-based foam filling. Just rest on top for up to 30 minutes each day to feel its relaxing effects.

The Charging Stand That's Made Specifically For Apple Watches

This Apple Watch dock is the absolute best stand to charge your device on. The aluminum unit keeps your watch secure while it powers by using a rubber platform. Plus, it’s designed to discretely and conveniently keep your charing cord in place — even when it’s not in use. Even better? The stand is made to turn your watch into a bedside clock that won’t tip over.

A Tool That Keeps Uncorked Wine Bottles Fresh

Keep your bottles vacuum-sealed between glasses with this wine saver. The device removes air from uncorked wine bottles and slows down the oxidation process to keep your vino tasting new for a week. The set includes two wine stoppers which are inserted like any other stoppers — but the unique pump locks each stopper in, keeping the bottle airtight.

These Foot Peel Masks That Are Made With Lemon, Aloe Vera, And More

You can easily cure rough, callused feet with these exfoliating foot peel masks. They're made with lemon, aloe vera, milk, apple, and more botanical extracts — and they'll work within two weeks. After using them, you’ll notice softer feet and smoother heels. The masks are even shaped like booties, so they're easy to keep on while you wear them.

These Moisturizing Heel Sleeves That Help Dry Feet

Just slip your heels into these soothing gel sleeves — which are enriched with shea butter, aloe vera, vitamin E, and more — for a moisturizing, spa-like experience. Your body heat naturally activates the gel to repair dry or cracked heels. Plus, the vented, breathable fabric and open toes make sure you’re not overheating while you’re healing.

A Tea Tree Oil Foot Soak Made With Essential Oils

Relax after a long day on your feet with this tea tree oil foot soak. It’s made with two different salts, MSM, and seven soothing essential oils for an all-natural solution to sore or dry feet. This soak does double-duty in eliminating unwanted foot odor while leaving behind smooth, moisturized soles. It’s great for athletes or people who wear heels on the regular.

This Electric Foot File With A Diamond Crystal Roller

If you're trying to smooth out the skin around your heels, this electric foot file can do the trick. The unique roller head is filled with "diamond crystals" to help exfoliate dry skin. Plus, the dual-speed file can buff away calluses for a pedicure-level cleaning — and it's powered by batteries.

The Pancake Batter Mixer That Doesn't Make A Mess

Make the smoothest and easiest pancakes with this pancake batter mixer. The mixer has a wired "Blender Ball" whisk inside to thoroughly mix the ingredients as you shake the bottom. The container itself also has a wide mouth, so filling it with ingredients is simple. Plus, the easy-pour spout makes round pancakes with a simple squeeze.

A Best-Selling Foot Cream That Heals Cracked Feet

This best-selling foot cream is for cracked and dry feet that typical moisturizers just can’t relieve. The formula instantly increases moisture to your skin and works to create a protective shield, locking in moisture for days. Reviewers rave about this foot cream, with one person writing, "This product literally changed the texture of my feet overnight."

This Scalp Massager That’s Also A Shampoo Brush

Give your scalp a deep cleanse that feels fantastic. You can use this massager with wet in the shower or completely dry — either way, you’ll feel like you’re in a spa. It can help increase blood flow, removes dead skin, and makes sure your shampoo is getting into hard to reach spots. And it solves another problem: “I am using it when I shampoo my hair, using my nails were causing them to break,” one reviewer wrote.

This Eyelash Comb That Will Get Rid Of Clumpy Mascara

Say goodbye to clumpy mascara lashes for good when you have this clever eyelash comb. The curved shapes makes it conform to the shape of your eye for maximum coverage and the stainless steel tongs are fine enough to be slippery to lashes to de-clump without pulling. Your lashes have never looked so good.

A Set of Packing Cubes That Make More Room In Your Suitcase

Pack more in the same amount of space with these compression packing cubes. The soft bags are lined with nylon mesh, and they keep clothes organized and tightly packed. Save space in suitcases, backpacks, and even in bedrooms with these lightweight pouches. Each one has a handle and can be used as its own bag. Plus, they're available with different accent colors.

This Luxury Palm Tree Shower Cap That'll Keep Your Hair Dry

If you're not trying to shampoo and condition your hair every day, go ahead and wrap your 'do in this luxury shower cap. It's made with waterproof nylon that'll keep your strands dry, and it has an elastic band that'll help keep everything in place while showering. Plus, thanks to its palm tree design, it'll give your bathroom a tropical vibe.

This Luxury Slow-Burning Candle Made With Soy Wax

You can add soothing scents to your home with the help of this slow-burning soy candle by Lulu Candles. Not only is it made with soy wax that's eco-friendly, but it also has a cotton wick and a unique aroma. This one smells like jasmine, oud, and sandalwood — but you can choose from so many other scents.

This Coffee Grinder That Works With The Push Of A Button

This affordable coffee grinder can give you ground coffee beans in less than 20 seconds, thanks to the stainless steel blade and powerful motor. With custom grind settings and a lid-activated switch, you can quickly and efficiently grind your favorite coffee beans each morning. The removable stainless steel bowl will also make for easy cleanup.

The Thermal Winter Gloves That Work On Touchscreens

These thermal gloves will keep your hands warm while you use touchscreen devices. With three touchscreen fingers — the thumb, forefinger, and middle finger — you can easily text or use your tablet without having to remove your gloves. In the palm of each glove is a triangular silicone pad to help you grip phones or steering wheels.

Available in sizes: M - XL

A Digital Meat Thermometer With A Backlit Screen

This waterproof meat thermometer features an LED backlit screen so you can always read the temperature — rain or shine, day in and day out. Plus, it reads the temperature in just three seconds, so you won’t miss a beat or overcook that steak again.

This Docking Station That Charges 4 Devices At A Time

Keep all your electronics charged and organized with this charging dock. The dock comes with four slots with coordinating USB ports to charge devices while holding them in place. Compatible with Apple and Android products, the charger has adjustable dividers complete with LED indicators to let you know when charging is finished.

This Microwave Cleaner That Helps Remove Grime On The Walls

Say goodbye to sticky microwaves with by using this steam cleaner doll. The “Angry Mama” figure uses steam from water and vinegar to loosen hard messes in microwaves. It's made of non-toxic materials, so heating it up is safe. Just fill the mold and stick it into the microwave for seven minutes. Then, watch as mist emerges from the top of her head while it cleans the inside of your appliance.

These 24-Karat Gold Eye Patches That Are *So* Moisturizing

Treat the sensitive skin underneath your eyes well with these 24-karat gold eye masks. Each gel pad is packed with glycerin, vitamins, hyaluronic acid, and more to get rid of unwanted puffiness and brighten your skin. You’ll feel like you’re at a super fancy spa every time you wear them, for a refreshed feel after just one use. “I keep these in the fridge and they are great for the puffy eyes you have in the morning. It does work within about 20 minutes or so. I noticed less puffiness and some of the dark circles go away as well,” one reviewer gushed.

A Fan-Favorite Detangling Brush That Is Gentle On Knots

This detangling brush won’t make you scream ouch every time you use it. The flexible cone-shaped bristles work with your hair to separate knots gently rather than pull them out. It works on wet and dry hair and is a perfectly portable size to make sure your hair stays tangle-free no matter where you are. With over 52,000 five-star ratings on Amazon, you know it works.

This Popular Bathroom Spray That Leaves The Room Fresh

Keep your bathroom smelling fresh with this fan-favorite toilet spray. The citrus-scented spray is made with essential oils, so there are no chemicals involved — just natural odor-fighting ingredients. Spray the solution directly into the toilet bowl before using it to trap natural odors and leave the room smelling even better than before.

This Vitamin C Serum That’s Packed With Natural Ingredients

With over 20,000 ratings, this fan-favorite vitamin C serum works on all skin types to promote clear, glowing skin with a budget-friendly price. With potent ingredients like Hyaluronic acid, citrus, ferulic acid, and more, the serum will make your skin feel hydrated after just a few uses. One reviewer raved, “I noticed a difference in just two days....even my mom noticed....I love it and so glad I got it !!!!”

The Unique Hair Dryer With A Detachable Diffuser For Curls

Easily curl your hair while controlling frizz with this diffuser hair dryer. The unique design dries more hair at a time for a quicker morning routine. With three heat settings and two speeds (plus a cold air button), you can control your hair-drying experience for the style you want. The removable diffuser helps add body and lock in curls while boosting shine.

These Stainless Steel Eyebrow Razors With Over 2,000 5-Star Reviews

You can remove stray eyebrow hairs easily with these eyebrow razors. The razors include stainless steel blades that are protected with a cover for extra safety, and one order comes with six wands. These can help you save money as you skip the salon, and they've already collected over 2,700 positive Amazon reviews.

The Natural Chapsticks That Are Packed With Vitamins

Chapped lips can meet their match with this affordable organic lip balm set. With six unique flavors including mint burst, citrus, beeswax, and more, your lips will thank you. The natural formula behind this set is paraben-free and works to provide intense hydration to dry skin. These chapsticks are also packed full of vitamins, antioxidants and natural oils (like sunflower seed and olive) for healing.

This Flat Top Brush For Even Foundation Application Every Time

This flat top Kabuki brush will make for a streak-free, smooth application every single time. The super dense brush — made of soft, synthetic fibers — is perfect for seamless blending whether you use liquid, powder, or cream foundation. Plus, it doesn’t shed and it’s super easy to clean.

The Electric Wine Opener That Removes Corks In Seconds

Open a bottle of wine with the push of a button with this electric wine opener and foil cutter. Use the foil cutter first by sliding it over the top of your bottle and turning it once. Then, place the rechargeable wine opener over the cork and push the button to remove it. The stainless steel design is sleek, and it comes with its own charging station. Bonus: One charge will help you open up to 30 bottles.

The Stamp That Gives You Even Eyeliner Wings Every Time

Sometimes, even eyeliner wings are hard to achieve — but this eyeliner stamp makes the dramatic look so simple. Just apply the stamps where you'd draw liner, and you'll get the look you're searching for. The makeup tool is waterproof and smudge proof, as well as vegan and cruelty-free.

Glass Mixing Bowls That Come With Snap-On Lids

This 4-quart glass mixing bowl is excellent for all kinds of baking and cooking. It's made with tempered glass so is safe to use in the fridge, freezer, or microwave — and both lid and bowl can be cleaned in the dishwasher. This set comes with two bowls so you can have multiple recipes working, and are proudly made in the USA.

This Indoor Camera That Connects To Your Smart Devices

Add an extra layer of security anywhere you need it for a reasonable price with this high-definition wireless camera. The indoor camera operates via voice control using the Kasa app, and also works with smart devices like Amazon Alexa and Google Assistant. Its night function detects motion up to 30 feet away, and can record footage directly onto a MicroSD card (not included).

A Magnetic Kitchen Knife Strip That's Made With Real Bamboo Wood

Store your knives safely with this magnetic knife strip. The 17-inch plank holds several knives with strong magnets to keep them out of reach. Its surface is made of real bamboo wood, so it's both beautiful and functional. Storing knives like this can cut down on blade scratches that might occur while keeping knives in a drawer.

The Remote That Can Help You Find Your Lost Keys

Stop spending time searching for your keys and use this wireless key finder instead. Simply attach one of the trackers to your keychain and press the corresponding button on the remote control transmitter. Then, your keys will start beeping. You can also use it to locate anything you lose on the regular, such as wallets or purses. The signal works up to 98 feet and can penetrate walls, cushions, or floors.

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