21 Bizarre But Brilliant Products On Amazon People Are Losing It Over

By Amber Petty

People are "losing it" on the internet all the time. Whether it's the next Marvel movie or Trump's latest tweet, it's never hard to find people screaming online about their vehement opinions. But the internet's fevered excitement isn't always bad. When it comes to finding new products, it's actually really helpful to know what items people are excited about and which brilliant products on Amazon they can't live without.

Since Amazon has so many satisfying products to choose from (seriously, who knew there were so many essential oil diffusers out there?), the customer's penchant for reviewing really comes in handy. Amazon reviews tend to be brutally honest, so when an item has upwards of four stars and thousands of reviews, you know it's worth buying.

Now, we're not talking about flash-in-the-pan, trending-for-a-day products here. There's everything from natural deodorant to glowing toilet lights. One particular product has over 4,000 stellar reviews... and it's a pencil sharpener! If 4,000 people chose to log on and a write short essay about a pencil sharpener changing their lives, that item is going in my cart!

So, enjoy the bizarre but brilliant finds that Amazon customers love the most. Who knows? You might even be compelled to leave a review of your own.

Entertainment — 21 Bizarre But Brilliant Products On Amazon People Are Losing It Over
by Amber Petty

1. This Prickly Mat That Relieves Tension

Nayoya Acupressure Mat and Pillow Set, $40, Amazon

With the help of hundreds of little plastic needles, this acupressure mat and pillow are supposed to help alleviate back and neck pain, sciatica, and muscle spasms. It also claims to increase circulation, relieve tension, and help you relax. Those might seem like big claims, but thousands of Amazon users swear by the pain-relieving powers of these prickly mats.


2. The Tiny Tube That Keeps Your Phone Charged

Anker PowerCore+ mini Lipstick-Sized Portable Charger, $20, Amazon

Measuring in at about the size of a lipstick, this external battery features PowerIQ technology, which provides one full charge to any smartphone at a super high speed. Sure, there are a lot of portable batteries on the market right now, but if the more than 26,000 rave Amazon reviews are to be believed, this one is clearly the best.


3. A Mask Set That Works For Every Skin Type

Dermal Korea Collagen Essence Full Face Sheet Mask, $10 (16 Pack), Amazon

At just 10 bucks, this 16-pack of sheet masks gives you spa quality-hydration at home for an absolute steal. Plus, each one has a slightly different formula, so you get to try out gold, green tea, snail, and a bunch of other masks to see which kind you like best.


4. A Brush That Gives You A Head Massage In The Shower

VitaGoods Scalp Massaging Shampoo Brush, $20, Amazon

This water-resistant shampoo brush has tons of benefits. You can use it to massage shampoo into the scalp, which takes care of itch and flakes, and it also stimulates blood flow, which can help with hair growth. It’s got flexible rubber tips that let you control exactly how much pressure you want, and it’s also a pretty easy way to get one of those scalp massages you love at the salon.


5. The Purifying Lamp That's Made From Sea Salt

HemingWeigh Natural Himalayan Rock Salt Lamp, $15, Amazon

This beautiful little lamp is so much more than just decor. Not only is it great for adding a relaxing ambiance to any room, but when this Himalayan sea salt lamp heats up, the salt naturally ionizes and purifies the air. It comes on a wooden base with an electric wire bulb, and plugs in with a UL/CE certified cable.


6. The Hair Straightening Set That People Are Crazy About

HSI Professional Ceramic Flat Iron with Glove, Pouch, and Argan Oil, $40, Amazon

There are a lot of flat irons out there, so what makes this one so special? Well, for one, it has over 28,000 reviews! And it's easy to see why. This flat iron has one-inch tourmaline plates, which make it great for almost any hair length, and it features tourmaline plates and advanced infrared heat technology that promises to give you a smooth, shiny finish. The kit also includes a heat-proof glove, a pouch for the iron, and a sample of an argan oil leave-in treatment.


7. The Cup That Turns Your Hot Beverages Ice Cold In Seconds

HyperChiller Iced Coffee Maker, $47, Amazon

This iced coffee maker cools any hot beverage of up to 130 degrees in one minute — making it possible to turn boiling hot coffee into an iced beverage almost instantly. It can also be used for beverages like white wine, whiskey, or tea; holds 12.5 ounces of liquid; and is totally dishwasher safe. Just store the device in the freezer and you won’t ever need to use an ice cube again.


8. The Alarm Clock That Simulates A Sunrise

Philips Wake-Up Light Alarm Clock With Sunrise Simulation, $50, Amazon

Unlike alarm clocks that wake you up with the screeching of a siren, this clock hacks your circadian rhythm and helps you wake up naturally without any sound at all. By simulating the sunrise, your body should wake up gradually and more comfortably. However, if you want to set a backup audible alarm just in case, this clock has that too. It also features 10 brightness settings so you can use it as a reading lamp, and the bulb never needs to be changed — no wonder this alarm clock has hundreds of positive reviews!


9. The Eyelashes That You Apply With Magnets Instead of Glue

Vassoul Dual Magnetic Eyelashes, $14 (4 Pieces), Amazon

If you’re as terrified to put on false eyelashes as I am, these magnetic eyelashes will be a real lifesaver. Instead of fumbling around with glue and tweezers, these lashes have small magnets on them — just place one strip above your natural eyelashes and one below, and the magnets easily secure them in place. Reviewers say they’re so comfortable, you barely even notice they are there.


10. These Incredible Foot Masks That Shed All Your Dead Skin Like A Snake

Baby Foot Exfoliant Foot Peel, $15, Amazon

Put this lavender-scented foot mask on feet (they look like little booties), and wait a few days — soon enough, your feet will start to shed all that dry skin and reveal the soft skin underneath, thanks to the fortified plant extracts. It’s pretty gross, but reviewers absolutely go crazy for it. “OMFG. If I had to describe this, I'd say it is the grossest yet most amazing thing that's ever happened to me," one wrote.


11. The Magical Kitchen Device That Turns Your Fruit Into Frozen Yogurt

Yonanas Frozen Healthy Dessert Maker, $39, Amazon

Put any fruit you have in your house into this dessert machine and it’ll churn out some delicious, healthy frozen yogurt. It’s super easy to use — just put the fruit into the plunger, and it does all the churning for you — and easy to clean. You can even add things like chocolate to make flavored fruit ice creams.


12. The Aromatherapy Diffuser That Lights Up Your Room

URPOWER Aromatherapy Diffuser LED Color Changing Lamp, $20, Amazon

Not only does this aromatherapy diffuser add the soothing scents of essential oils to your home, but it also works as a color-changing lamp and humidifier. It holds 10 hours worth of water and shuts off automatically once the liquid runs dry. One enthusiastic user wrote: "I use this every night! I had been going through a difficult time and not sleeping. I put a mixtures of oils in this, and BAM... I was asleep!!!"


13. The Odd Tool That Painlessly Removes Facial Hair

Bellabe Facial Hair Remover, $16, Amazon

This facial hair remover pulls hair from the roots without damaging or hurting skin. It traps them into the precision coils and removes them with ease (and with no chemicals), resulting in softer, finer hair over time. It’s great for sensitive skin and gets rid of hair quickly. One reviewer writes: “Oh my goodness, I love this contraption! It works! I'm saving a lot of money (and time) by doing my lip-chin-cheeks myself.”


14. This Little Ring That Makes Polishing Your Nails So Much Easier

Tweexy Nail Polish Bottle Holder, $10, Amazon

This comfortable, silicone nail polish holder is a ring that holds your nail polish bottle securely on your hand, making your at-home manicure a heck of a lot easier. It’s soft and flexible, so it will fit any bottle and any finger, and it’s easy to remove so you can transfer it to your other hand. Reviewers love that it prevents so many unfortunate spills.


15. This All-Natural Healing Clay With A Cult Following

AZTEC SECRET Indian Healing Clay Deep Pore Cleansing Facial Mask, $9, Amazon

This Indian Healing Clay claims to be the world's most powerful facial, and it's also possibly the most popular. More than 10,000 Amazon users swear by this stuff thanks to the deep cleaning power of the 100 percent natural bentonite clay. Pro tip: According to Amazon users, the key to making the most of this facial is to mix the clay with apple cider vinegar instead of water.


16. The Powerful Bluetooth Speaker That You Can Take Anywhere

AYL Portable Outdoor Water Resistant Bluetooth Speaker, $27, Amazon

Clip it onto your bag or attach it to your shower wall via the built-in suction cup — this water-resistant Bluetooth speaker ensures you can take your music with you anywhere. The unique, compact design is shockproof, dust-proof, and it can stream stereo sound with full range output. Plus, it has a built-in MIC Bluetooth speaker, which offers hands-free functioning. The built-in rechargeable battery supports up to six hours of play time if the volume set is set to 70 percent of the maximum.


17. The Little Light That Keeps Your Bathroom Illuminated

LumiLux Advanced 16-Color Motion Sensor LED Toilet Light, $16, Amazon

Getting yourself a good toilet light may not sound necessary, but it's amazingly helpful. Waking up at night to go to the bathroom is made even worse by turning on your blinding overhead light. Instead, just use this motion sensor toilet light. It can change to 16 different colors and provides just enough light to go to the bathroom, but not enough to keep you awake all night. One Amazon user wrote: "BEST INVENTION EVER! Every house should have this light. I don't know what else to say other than I feel this was the best $15 I have ever spent."


18. The Natural Deodorant That Really Works

Green Tidings Organic All Natural Deodorant, $8, Amazon

If you want a natural deodorant, it can be hard to find an option that still really works. This deodorant, however, is completely natural and has more than 5,500 users who swear by the stuff. It contains no aluminum, petroleum, phthalates, menthol, artificial colors, or fragrances. The container itself is BPA-free, and it's even made in a solar-powered facility! You can't get much greener than that.


19. This Incredible Microfiber Towel That Prevents Frizz

DuraComfort Microfiber Hair Towel, $14, Amazon

This large microfiber towel not only dries hair faster, but it also prevents frizz — so even if you air-dry, your hair will come out smooth and without breakage. It’s large and lightweight, so easy to wrap around thicker or longer hairstyles, and safe to throw in the washing machine. It’s especially great for people who want defined curls, and it’s softer than any towel you’ve used before.


20. The Bracelet That Keeps Mosquitos Away

SelpHbalance Best Mosquito Repellent Bracelet, $15 (12 pieces), Amazon

If you're one of those unlucky folks that mosquitos really love to bite, try one of these bracelets. The non-toxic accessory uses essential oils like citronella, lavender, and eucalyptus to keep bugs at bay. It doesn't contain any toxins or pesticides and starts working as soon as you put it on. It's one of the best mosquito repellent products out there, and it sure beats covering yourself in bug spray.


21. A Compact Vacuum Sealer That Has A Unique Patented Design

FoodSaver Vacuum Sealing System Starter Kit, $90, Amazon

Vacuum sealing food is a great way to make food last longer, and this unique kit has everything you need to get started. It comes with an 11-by-10-inch heat seal roll, three one-quart heat seal bags, two single-gallon heat seal bags, an accessory port, and a hose that vacuum seals canisters and marinates foods in minutes. It also has a patented, removable, dishwasher-safe, drip tray and CrushFree Instant Seal, which helps protect delicate foods during the sealing process.

These products may seem a little bizarre, but when you try them, we promise — you’ll go crazy for them too.

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