45 Of The Coolest Products On Amazon That You Never Knew Existed

These fun items come in surprisingly handy.

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Whenever I'm about a week away from having to pay my credit card bill I usually check to see what the current balance is like — mostly out of a sense of morbid curiosity and impending doom, but also because if for some reason it's lower than I'm expecting, it means I can go blow a few hundred dollars on some of the best products on Amazon prime.

Is that a mature and adult way to handle my finances? Not really — but when the options are either saving myself $40 for later or buying myself a DIY lip balm kit, let's just say I'm about to have a lot more cosmetics on my hands. Jokes aside, if I have any extra money at the end of the month I generally try sticking to buying surprisingly useful products on Amazon that I can get some decent use out of.

Who could say no to a pair of super-cute silicone oven mitts shaped like bear paws, or a portable infusion smoker that you can use on meats and cocktails? And if you've been having trouble sleeping lately (we could always use a few extra hours, no?) I suggest the memory foam mattress topper that's infused with green tea — not only are these some of the most genius products you can find on Amazon, but they're the kind of impulse buys that you won't regret.

This Cold Brew Maker For An Extra-Large Coffee Supply

This glass cold brew coffee maker works just like smaller versions out there, but it gives you two liters of cold brew at once, and it has a pour spout. It’s complete with a removable stainless steel fine mesh filter for the grounds and an effort-free brewing process. The lid also keeps your extra-large coffee supply fresh.

A Supremely Relieving Compression Sock That Treats Foot Pain

If your feet often get swollen or sore, these immensely helpful compression socks alleviate some of your pain. The lightweight foot wrap, which is specifically designed to treat things like plantar fasciitis, heel spurs, arch pain, and other ailments, features a separate strap that encircles your leg and offers fully adjustable compression. Wear it in the evenings after work or around the house, and watch how your stress begins to melt away.

A Packet Of Rice Paper Face Blotters To Absorb Oily Skin

For folks with oily or sweaty skin, these rice paper blotters are an amazing way to absorb excess moisture without having to wash your whole face. They're perfect for keeping in your purse and dabbing on your face midday, or when you start getting hot and sticky. The papers are made from natural rice that's cruelty and paraben free. "I've been using these blotting sheets for 10 years!" said one Amazon customer. "They are a savior."

The Car Air Purifier That Requires Zero Maintenance

Whereas many air purifiers require you to either clean dirty filters or pay for expensive refills, the TwinkleBirds car air purifier requires no filters and almost no maintenance. It also reduces smells by generating negative oxygen ions and ozone — and even has a USB charger port so you don't have to choose between charging your devices versus breathing in cleaner air.

These Oven Gloves That Give Your Hands Freedom To Move

Unlike old-school oven mitts, these 5-fingered oven gloves give you greater dexterity when you're maneuvering around the grill or taking cookies out of the oven. (In other words, fewer spills.) They're thick, lightweight, flexible, and heat-resistant up to an impressive 932 degrees. They're insulated with M-ARAMID and P-ARAMID fabric that won't catch fire or melt. And if you get a little barbecue sauce on them? You can throw them in the washer.

The Cable Organizer That Keeps Your Cords In Order

If you want to organize your cords and remain stylish and streamlined, try this AKWOX cable organizer. You can keep your desk clean and organized — and it's made from pleasing, sturdy beechwood. Suitable for all surfaces with its quick-peel and stick backing, this cable organizer has five slots with flexible sizes, and can fit most daily cables thinner than .3 inches.

A Balance Board That Gives You A Full-Body Workout

Why shell out for expensive and bulky exercise equipment when you can get an effective full-body workout from this URBNFit Balance Board? Terrific for balance training because it helps boost coordination, posture, and core strength, this offers a sturdy wood design with an anti-skid top, so you can do stretches of all kinds, especially those targeting your back and sides.

A Facial Mask Made Out Of Snail Mucin That's Great For Your Skin

Rubbing snail slime on your face may sound unusual, but their mucin actually works like magic on your skin. This particular snail regeneration facial mask features 7,000 PPM secretion filtrate which is significantly more than the standard 1,000 to 5,000 that you find in most snail-based facial products. The paraben-free solution mixes the soft mucin with natural minerals, vitamins, and enzymes to enrich your skin, free up blemishes, and leave it feeling soft and silky.

A Pair Of Oven Mitts Shaped Like Bear Hands

Does anyone really need fun oven mitts? No, but do we want them anyway? Heck yeah we do! And with the Fred & Friends bear hands oven mitts you get functionality and fun all combined into one, since now you can pretend to be a grizzly bear while handling casserole or any other hot item you can think of. Made from insulated cotton to keep your hands cool on the inside, each "paw" pad on the mitts are made with heat-resistant silicone so can handle hot food without fear of burning yourself.

A Natural Toothpaste That Also Ups Your B12 Intake

It’s rare to find a whitening toothpaste that’s natural, and it’s even more out-of-the-ordinary to grab one that increases your vitamin intake. That’s right, this organic toothpaste is infused with vitamin B12 to combine your morning vitamins with your tooth brushing routine. This unique toothpaste is also vegan and fluoride- and gluten-free.

This Wallet Phone Case With Two Handle Options

To keep all your valuables together, rock this quilted wallet phone case. Its front-latch closure opens up to a pocket with enough room to hold some cash and your ID. To make sure it’s always on you, wear the long strap cross-body or hold it by the adorable shorter top handle. The case’s durable silicone material protects your phone screen from scratches and falls.

These Clips For A Secure Duvet Or Comforter

Pop these round plastic clips onto your duvet or comforter to stop your insert from sliding around. Each one is two pieces that clip onto the four corners of your duvet without damaging it. There are 20 pieces, so you can use them on multiple beds and have backups if you lose one.

A Gel Face Mask You Can Wear At Your Desk

Mid-work headaches are real, and this gel facial mask is a fix that won’t make you abandon your desk for your bed. You can freeze it or microwave it before simply securing the adjustable straps on your head. So, you can keep typing while the temperature-retaining beads help your skin and that afternoon headache.

The Light That Frees Up Your Electrical Outlets

Why clog up an outlet with a nightlight when you could use the SnapPower GuideLight instead? Not only does it cost less than a dime a year to power, but it also won't heat up like standard night lights and doesn't have any open bulbs or glass for kids or pets to hurt themselves on. And if you're looking at that photo and thinking to yourself "Wow, that's probably pretty complicated to install," you couldn't be further from the truth — no brackets, batteries, mounts, or wires required. Just snap it on and go.

The Hair Mask That Uses Argan Oil To Condition Your Locks

If you're looking to smooth dry or frizzy hair, this hair mask will do it quickly. In just 10 to 15 minutes, this steam mask helps revitalize hair by using a two-step process to help lock-in moisture: first, a deep conditioning treatment, and then a cap that activates the capsicum extract in the conditioning formula to create heat that helps condition your hair even further.

The Slushie Maker That Works In As Little As Seven Minutes

Simply freeze the inner core of the Zoku slush and shake maker for eight hours or more, put it back inside the cup, then pour in your ingredients and watch as it all freezes into slush in seven minutes or less. No electricity or other bulky equipment required, this slushie maker can make two 8-ounce slushies before you need to freeze the core again. And if slushies aren't your thing, fear not — it comes with a recipe idea book and can be used to make everything from milkshakes to piña coladas.

This Set of Cheesecloth & Cooking Twine You Need To Have On Hand

If you are making a stew with fresh herbs in it, thinking of taking up cheese making, want to strain a broth, or even basting a turkey, you will need some cheesecloth and twine. This combo can also stand in if you run out of coffee filters. In short, it’s super useful, especially if your kitchen isn’t as fully stocked as you might like. This is two yards of the stuff and 220 feet of cooking twine so you will always have some when you need it.

The Cleansing Stick That Uses Charcoal To Clear Your Pores

Charcoal has been used as a way to hydrate and purify skin for centuries, so it makes sense that you'd want a cleansing stick with charcoal in it. Not only is the 23 Years Old Black Paint Rubar's main ingredient charcoal, but it's even simpler to use than a bar of soap — just rub it right on a damp face and it foams right up. "I have naturally dry skin but I do get breakouts on occasion," one Amazon reviewer gushes. "I love using this product to spot treat my breakouts or to do my t-zone when it's feeling oily. It really helps to draw out the redness and inflammation in problem areas."

A Mineral Sunscreen Stick With Tons Of Five-Star Ratings

Protect your skin with this 100% mineral sunscreen stick by CeraVe. Made with hyaluronic acid and three essential ceramides, it glides on easily, so you can shield your face, neck, and ears from both UVA and UVB rays. The best part? The water-resistant formula is lightweight and dries clear.

This Brush That Works In Wet Or Dry Hair

Get the tangles out of wet hair without pulling or breaking. Or brush your hair when it’s dry and get a great scalp massage. The flexible and gentle bristles on this detangling brush won’t pull or tear your hair when you brush it in either case. They just glide through, remove tangles, put things in order, and feel great against your head.

A Hydrating Hair Serum Made with Almond Oil

For smoother and more defined curls, start incorporating this hair serum into your wash routine. The silicone-free almond oil formula provides intense hydration that ends up protecting your ends and blocking daily pollutants from entering and damaging the hair shaft. Applying just a small amount will leave you with a healthy shine that’ll make every curl pop.

This Relaxing Pillow Mist Made With Essential Oils

This pillow mist uses natural essential oils like lavender and amber for a soothing scent that can be sprayed on your sheets and throw blankets as well. The plant-based formula is made without any parabens and phosphates and won’t irritate the skin. Instead, it’ll relax the senses and help you get a better night’s sleep.

A Pair Of Easy-Wear Ankle Weights That Help Sculpt Your Leg Muscles

These super effective ankle weights are a fantastic way to take your cardio game to the next level. Made with velcro straps and a super soft material, the weights attached to your ankles to increase lower body strength and improve balance particularly in those hard-to-work micro-muscles. You can use them to go to the gym and take power walks, or simply wear them around when you do errands to get in bonus workouts. Each one comes with removable weight bags that can be adjusted from 0.5 to 3.5 pounds.

The Back Scrubber That Reaches To Exfoliate Your Entire Back

Whereas other back scrubbers make you reach and bend in awkward angles to reach every spot on your back, the AQUIS exfoliating back scrubber is long and has handles on both ends so that you can stretch it across your body and leave no spot unscrubbed. There are even two sides to better suit your needs: one with a textured, loofah-like surface that deeply exfoliates and the other with a soft microfiber surface for massaging and nurturing skin.

An Eyebrow Pen That Creates Life-Like Hair Strokes

This eyebrow pen, unlike most on the market, has a unique tip design made with three ridges to replicate the look of real hair strokes. From this, the gel tint is released and applied in a more natural-looking way. The long-lasting formula won’t smudge or fade throughout the day — even when sweating in the hot sun. For help creating shape, this kit comes with three eyebrow stencils and a razor to clean up any strays.

The Shot Glasses Made Out Of Pure Himalayan Salt

Carved from high-quality, food-grade Himalayan pink salt, The Spice Lab Himalayan salt shot glasses naturally add a pinch of salty taste to any liquor you pour in, whether it's tequila or bourbon. Each shot glass is made of 100% pure Himalayan salt, and since salt is a naturally antibacterial mineral all you need to do to keep them clean is give them a quick wipe after use — no dishwasher necessary!

A Memory Foam Footrest That Still Lets You Wear Your Cozy Socks

This memory foam footrest means you won’t be as tempted to move to your bed. It keeps your entire body in the correct (and comfiest) posture. Plus, this nonslip footrest has a breathable and machine-washable cover. So, you can still wear your work-from-home cozy socks, and your feet won’t get too warm.

An Ergonomic Neck Pillow That's Filled With Memory Foam

This ergonomic neck support pillow is made with ultra-soft memory foam and has a sloped structure that helps give your head more support. Meanwhile, the side cutouts create a perfect place to rest your top arm so it doesn't awkwardly press your shoulder in front of you while you sleep.

An Adhesive Tape For Mounting Heavy Objects

Mount objects like picture frames and posters to metal, plastic, aluminum, or glass surfaces using this double-sided acrylic tape. The strong, transparent tape can hold up to 17 pounds and is water-resistant, so it can be used outdoors or indoors. One roll gives you 21 feet of tape that can be washed and removed.

This Half-Gallon Water Bottle With A Wearable Strap

This half-gallon water bottle can actually hold a lot more than just water. Wrapped in a thermal neoprene sleeve, there are pockets available for you to store your hiking essentials in. After securing your keys on the key ring and placing your credit cards in the zippered section, throw the long strap over your shoulder so you can be hands-free. The convenient side handle makes it easy to hold when it’s time for a break and two lids (one with a straw) are included so you can choose what’s most comfortable for you.

The Face Mask That Shrinks And Clears Pores At The Same Time

Clay masks are a classic solution when it comes to absorbing excess oil from skin, and the Elizavecca Carbonated Bubble Clay Mask is loaded with it. "Where pore strips have failed in the past, this stuff excels," one Amazon reviewer raved. "My pores around those hard to reach spots get cleaned out and my skin feels so much cleaner and tighter." And as an added bonus, the carbonation provides a light tingling on your skin, so you can truly feel every pore getting cleansed and refreshed.

This Portable Food Warmer That’s Dishwasher-Safe

This food warmer not only insulates your lunch but can actually be plugged in to reheat it once you get to work. The 20-ounce container is perfect for individual portions and even has a top handle so it can easily be carried over to a kitchen area. The interior bowl can be removed so you don’t have to use another dish to enjoy your soup or stir fry and the exterior has a matte rubberized coating that makes it the most modern and chic lunchbox.

A Rinse-Out Lamellar That Leaves Your Hair Silkier

While this lamellar treatment may look like just water, it actually turns into a nourishing foam when coming in contact with wet hair. The moisturizing amino acids target damaged areas of hair and form thin layers of protection (lamellas) to smooth each strand without weighing them down. Massaging it in for just eight seconds will leave you with visibly more shiny and healthy-looking hair.

This Set Of Shower Steamers That Turn Your Bathroom Into A Spa

These shower steamers are made with essential oils to both soothe the senses and kickstart your day. Each pack comes with various scents that each have a different purpose. The eucalyptus, for example, is meant to support respiratory health while the grapefruit may give your energy a boost. Each piece creates a comforting steam that’ll make you feel like you’re in your own private spa. Just place on the shower floor and watch the magic happen.

The Glove That Lets You Groom Your Pet In Hard To Brush Places

Trying to get a good grip on a fluffy tail when grooming your pet can be a frustrating hassle, so go ahead and make brushing easier with this grooming glove. The five-finger design not only lets you get those awkward and hard-to-reach places, but the rubber tips embedded along each finger give your pet a gentle and relaxing massage whenever you groom them. Suitable for daily grooming as well as for sensitive and young pets, this grooming glove can be used both wet or dry.

An Easy-To-Use Magnetic Lashes Kit

To get the full-glam look without spending hours struggling in front of the mirror, grab this magnetic lash kit for a quick hand. The set comes with five pairs of lashes and two tubes of the magnetic eyeliner that makes it such a breeze to do. Each lash is made from handcrafted soft fibers that’ll beautifully stay put all day with the help of the no-smudge eyeliner. Just snap them on on and leave the messy glue in the past.

A Phone Armband Made Of Breathable Spandex

With nearly 30,000 positive reviews and only a $6 price tag, this phone armband can’t be beat. The breathable sweat-wicking spandex material hugs your arm without being too tight so it can still dry quickly. Keep your phone in the zippered pocket and pull your headphone wires through the built-in opening so you can really get in the zone.

An Organizer That Helps Keep Your Handbags And Purses Looking Neat

Why dedicate shelving in your closet solely to handbags when you can save space while staying organized with the handbag organizer? Able to hang on a standard closet rod and clothes tree, this handbag organizer has seven hooks on each side for a total of 14 hooks. And because it's made from durable yet soft nylon, you can be sure that it won't break or damage your purses.

An Exfoliating Wash Towel That Makes Your Skin Glow

Whether you tend to get dry skin or just like to keep it things extra smooth, this brilliantly effective exfoliating towel will make your skin feel like heaven. It's made from soft polyester and designed to create a rich, soapy lather that helps slough off dead skin cells, leaving it silky to the touch. You can use the wash towel on your neck, back, legs, or wherever else you want to exfoliate.

A Lipstick That Changes Depending On Your Lip Temperature

Formulated with jojoba seed oil as well as vitamin E to help keep your lips moisturized, this jelly flower lipstick changes color depending on what temperature your lips are, so you'll be wearing an exclusive lip color whenever you put it on. The pack comes with six lip glosses that double as hydrating balms and look so cute on your vanity.

This Wedge Pillow Made Of Supportive Memory Foam

Give your head, neck, back, or legs the support they need with this comfy wedge pillow. The high-density memory foam can be used on a a 30- or 60-degree elevation to relieve pain, increase blood flow, and even help decrease your snoring. The plush cover can be taken off and thrown in the washing machine when it’s time for a refresh.

A Soft Cotton Blanket With Weighted Micro-Glass Beads

This weighted blanket is constructed of seven plush layers that shape to your body for a personalized comfort. The micro-glass beads evenly distribute the weight to help ease you into a deep sleep. Grab the 100% cotton fabric in a bunch of reversible color options and weights (anywhere between 5-30 pounds). You can also remove the cover to give it a thorough wash.

The Cell Phone Holder That Can Be Used Nearly Anywhere

Wear it around your neck like a necklace, stand it up on its own, or wrap it around your bike — if you can think of it, this cell phone holder can probably make it work. The 360-degree rotating phone holder lets you adjust your screen to any viewing angle you'd like, leaving your hands free to do whatever you want —and since it contains over 70% aluminum-magnesium alloy, this cell phone holder won't shake and will remain stable in most situations.

This Hanging Organizer That Can Hold 24 Pairs Of Leggings

This hanging organizer can be placed over any door or hung on a closet rod to give you 24 additional storage spaces. Each clear compartment can be used to store leggings, shirts, scarves, and so much more. The high-quality nylon material is sure to handle any weight you place on it. Grab it now to completely transform your closet and create more space.

A Bizarre-But-Brilliant Way To Make Loads Of Ice Cubes At Once

Perfect for anyone whose freezer lacks an ice maker, the silicone ice cube maker is easy to use: simply fill the outer chamber with water, put it in the freezer, lift up the inner cylinder, and squeeze out all the ice cubes into the bucket. When you're done making ice in this food-grade silicone gadget, you can use it for storage. It even comes with a lid.

A Cordless Shaver That Works Both In — & Out — Of The Shower

Why waste money on disposable razors when you can save money by getting this cordless electric shaver instead? Unlike other shavers, this includes a body trimmer with comb as well as a five-blade head — so if you choose to remove your hair, it gives you options that can be used all around your body. Able to be used both dry as well as in the shower, this shaver runs for up to 45 minutes on a charge.

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