52 Surprising Things On Amazon That Are Wildly Useful

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I've never been great at saving money. The moment I see a hot sale or a cool deal, my credit card is already halfway out of my hands. (What can I say? I'm a classic impulse shopper.) Still, I found a way to meet myself in the middle: I'm allowed to swipe my card willy-nilly, but only if I'm sticking to the shockingly useful stuff you can find on Amazon.

What's my definition of shockingly useful? It has to be so good that my mind is blown. And because Amazon is overflowing with helpful product reviews, it's almost always easy to tell whether your hard-earned money is going towards something worthwhile or not. Take the portable multitool I've made sure to include as an example. Not only does it combine 18 tools into one — but with more than 2,500 positive four- and five-star reviews, you can tell that it's more than worth the $12 price tag. And don't get me started on the moisturizing gel socks — because I'm wearing a pair right now.

So no matter whether you're just browsing through the virtual aisles for fun, or simply in the market for useful products with near-perfect reviews, you absolutely can't go wrong with Amazon. Want proof? Keep scrolling to see my top picks.

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