55 Weird New Things On Amazon That Are So Damn Popular

These unusual finds are quickly becoming the stars of Amazon.

Written by Amanda Pellegrino
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You have to admit, Amazon is chock-full of super weird products, some of which are great and some of which are, well, just plain strange. But these funky finds are genuinely great, which is why they’re getting wildly popular on the e-tailer.

From a snail mucin infused moisturizer to a dinosaur chicken nugget shaped pillow to a candle that looks like a hyper-realistic bowl of cereal, these 55 weird new things on Amazon are climbing up the charts for good reason.


This Lip Balm Holder That Clips Right To Your Keychain

Stop the vicious cycle of losing and replacing your lip balm over and over again and get one of these this clever holders. The durable elastic case covers the bottom of the lip balm container and attaches directly to your keychain so you have it with you at all times. Plus, it comes in some really fun patterns and designs to fit your personality.


This Soothing Mask That’ll Help Your Skin Wake Up

Consider this facial mask to be like a cup of coffee for your skin — sort of. It might not come with the caffeinated benefits, but it’ll definitely make you feel more awake. Packed with moldable beads, this mask can be tossed in the fridge or freezer for a great way to fight headaches. It can also be warmed for soothing relief, especially if you’re trying to create an at-home spa experience. You can buy it in one of five colors.


These Colorful Cable Labels To Organize All Of Your Cords

If the area in the back of your television, under your desk, or behind your nightstand is covered in tangled and confusing cords, you need these cable labels. Just use the hook and loop closures to attach the labels to different sides of your cords to make sure you know what matches, and use a marker to write the name of the device directly on the label so you always know what you’re unplugging.


This Flexible, Highly Rated Slug Toy To Help Relieve Stress

This colorful slug toy is it a great fidget toy if you need something to do with your hands that’s stimulating and engaging. In addition to being a cute desk toy, it also features a silicone head and food-grade material making it a great toy for kids three years old and up.


A Pack Of Narrow Cleaning Brushes To Get Into Tough Spots

Everyone should add these narrow brushes to their cleaning supply collection. Each piece is 9.44 inches long yet less than an inch wide, and they feature super fine and durable bristles. Together, that makes them perfect for getting into those tough cleaning crevices like behind your faucet, in the washing machine drum, between bathroom tiles or hardwood strips, around doors, in windows tracks, and so on. The options are nearly limitless, and you’ll be surprised how often you reach for these.


These Gorgeous Claw Clips That Look Like Hawaiian Flowers

Say hello to your favorite new claw clips. These adorable ones shaped like Hawaiian flowers work for thin or thick hair and feature a little nonslip strip inside to keep them in place whether you’re headed to a party or the beach. Plus, the pack of six comes in such vibrant colors you’ll definitely find one to wear for any occasion.

  • Available styles: 5


This Mini Desktop Vacuum That’s Shaped Like A Sweet Ladybug

Clean up your desktop and immediately boost your mood at the same time when you have this adorable ladybug-shaped vacuum. With 360-degree rotation and powerful suction, it can pick up dust, paper scraps, food crumbs, stray hair, eraser waste, and more. It’s battery-operated and features durable nylon brushes that clean while protecting your surfaces from scratches.


A Yummy-Smelling Whipped Body Butter For Luxurious, Deep Hydration

This luxurious shea butter-based body butter features Moroccan argan oil and rosehip oil to help smooth, sooth, and improve elasticity for positively glowing skin. This lightweight and vegan body butter has hints of tea rose and amber to create a floral scent you’ll want to rub all over your body every single day.


This Battery-Operated Lamp That’s Foldable & Portable

A desk lamp that folds so compact you can fit it in your purse? Yep. It’s battery-operated, touch-controlled to turn on and off, and dimmable from 20% to 100% to fit your needs no matter where you are. Then, when you’re done working at your desk and it’s time to work at your kitchen table, just fold it up, move it around, and have ample light anywhere you go.


This Popular Detangling Brush That’s Great For Curls

This square detangling brush will soon become one of your favorites. Great for curls, this brush contains five layers of flexibility to best work with your scalp. It detangles without the pain and is a great way to minimize breakage.

“From the base to the bristles to the handle, this brush is the epitome of flexible,” said one happy reviewer. “It doesn’t catch my hair, pull my hair, or cause me any distress while brushing my hair. This truly is one of the best detangling brushes I’ve ever used on my curly/coily hair.”


This K-Beauty Lip Oil That’s Ultra Hydrating

If you want glowing, hydrated lips, check out this Korean lip oil, which is quickly becoming a cult favorite on Amazon. With botanical oils, apple water, and mint extract, the lip oil creates a luxuriously glossy and cooling — not sticky — layer of stain on your lips to soften, moisturize, and soothe.


These Cute Reusable Dish Cloths That Are Machine-Washable

One of these reusable dish cloths replaces about 15 rolls of paper towels, so they’ll help you save some money and help you reduce your single-use paper products. They can be used on any surface with your go-to cleaning products or water. They’re biodegradable, compostable, and can be tossed into the washing machine or dishwasher for a super easy clean.


The Popular Foot Peel Masks That For Callused & Cracked Feet

It’s obvious why these foot peel masks are a bestseller on Amazon. Just slide your foot into the plastic socks filled with a blend of fruit acids and extracts, leave on for 60 minutes, rinse, and then watch your dry, callused, and cracked feet peel away to reveal the baby-soft skin underneath in just two weeks.


A Tiny Rechargeable Light That Clips Onto Your Book Cover

If you want to read in bed without disturbing your partner or roommate, check out this tiny rechargeable book light. It evenly distributes light to a concentrated area so you can read and others can sleep. Plus, it has five brightness levels, three color modes depending on the time of day you’re reading, and up to 80 hours of battery life per charge, which is why it has a 4.8-star rating on Amazon.


This Wearable Nail Polish Holder For A Spill-Free Application

Wear this nail polish bottle holder around two of your fingers to keep it stable enough to apply your favorite colors mess-free. The bottles slip securely into the silicone holder, and it fits any shaped bottle — square or circular — and the rings are flexible to comfortably fit your fingers, too.


This Exfoliation Brush That’s Easy To Throw Into Your Travel Case

If you’ve about had it with irritation after shaving, you might want to look into an exfoliating brush. This light and ergonomic brush is a great way to help your skin feel its smoothest and can be used all over your body — even on your face for a mild exfoliation. You can use it on either wet or dry skin.


This Genius Purse-Cleaning Ball

Odds are you aren’t cleaning your purse out often enough, and this genius gadget makes it so easy. Just throw this into your favorite purse and it will roll around and adhere to and pick up dust and debris, leaving behind a cleaner interior.


These Bathroom Drawers That Organize Your Cabinets

These plastic organizers are perfect for decluttering the tricky area under your bathroom or kitchen sink. They feature two easy-to-pull drawers that are stacked to maximize vertical storage space. They have eight removable dividers to create up to three compartments in each drawer to have all your essentials ready to go.


These Best-Selling Packing Cubes That Will Change The Way You Travel

If you’ve never traveled with packing cubes, you are missing out on one of the great wonders of the world. This set of five packing cubes keeps your items separate so you can easily find them, and makes it simple to store dirty clothes in one place in your suitcase. It’s no wonder these have a near-perfect, 4.8-star rating after 21,000 Amazon reviews.


A Wildly Hydrating Moisturizer With Snail Mucin Extract

This Korean beauty night cream is comprised of shea butter, jojoba oil, vitamin C serum, and, yes snail mucin extract. I know, it sounds wild, but you have to try it. The powerhouse beauty ingredient is used to gently hydrate, brighten, and plump your face to reveal positively glowing skin.


These Nonslip Silicone Trivets That Collapse For Easy Storage

Not only are these trivets surprisingly stylish for what’s normally a boring kitchen essential, but their thick, nonslip, silicone design helps protect your counters and tables from damage. They’re heat and cold resistant from -40 to 428 degrees, which makes them incredibly versatile. And no worry about storage — they collapse to take up minimal space.


This Travel Pillow That’s Adjustable To Multiple Shapes

Say goodbye to the boring and standard C-shaped travel pillow you’re used to and hello to this adjustable one. With a memory foam base covered in a buttery soft, machine-washable cover, this I-shaped pillow features a clasp at each end so it can be secured into multiple different shapes depending on how you need to use it. Plus this set comes with earplugs and an eye mask for an even quieter sleep.


This Genius Storage Solution For The Back Of Your Car Seat

To bring a little order to your messy car, this car seat cargo net easily attaches to the back of your seat to hold all of the odds and ends you keep in the middle or back seat of your car. This two-pack may seem like a simple solution, but reviewers rave that this the “perfect messy car solution!”


This Giant Bean Bag That Doubles As Blanket & Plush Toy Storage

It’s a bean bag and it’s storage. What more could you ask for? Throw all your plush animals, pillows, towels, blankets, seasonal sweaters — basically anything soft you need a storage spot for — into this patterned cotton canvas bean bag until it’s stuffed to the brim and comfy enough to lounge in. It has a big, durable zipper to keep everything in place, and it’s machine-washable for easy cleaning.


This Crystal Hair Eraser That’s Super Gentle

This hair eraser uses premium glass and nano crystals to gently remove unwanted hair from your legs, face, back, armpits, bikini line, arms, or anywhere else you’d prefer to remove it from. It can be used dry, with water, or with moisturizer, too. Simply rub it in a circular motion on your body to reveal super smooth and hairless skin.


This Wireless Charger That’s Also A Bedside Lamp

This charger that doubles as a bedside lamp is one of the most modern two-in-one products out there. The bottom shelf charges your devices wirelessly and quickly, while the handle-shaped lamp has three touch-activated brightness levels that you can adjust depending on how much light you need.


These Clear, Thin Pimple Patches That Give Results Overnight

Don’t sweat over that random breakout when you have these pimple patches. Ultra thin and translucent, you just stick one directly onto the unwanted zit in question before you go to bed and let the hydrocolloid extract do its thing to reduce redness and improve healing overnight.


This Shark Tank-Approved Apron For Catching Beard Trimmings

If it feels like you’re never able to clean up all of the beard shavings and trimmings left in the kitchen sink, then you need this bib apron that suctions to your bathroom mirror. As you shave it collects the trimmings in an easy-to-clean hair catcher so your sink stays sparkly clean.


This Hydrating Eye Stick That Has Over 6,000 Ratings

This under-eye balm uses Iceland glacier water, Iceland moss and seaweed extract, and other ingredients to help relieve puffiness as well as brighten and hydrate your skin. This clever stick also features xylitol to create a cooling sensation that relieves and soothes your skin. Pro tip: It can be refrigerated between uses for an even deeper cooling sensation and better anti-puffing effects.


These Clear Bottle Storage Racks To Organize Your Cabinets

Keep your favorite water bottles and lids organized with these storage racks. They’re stackable to take advantage of vertical storage, and each rack can hold up to three water bottles. Plus, they’re refrigerator-safe, if you prefer your beverages cool. And they’re not limited to water bottles; they can also hold wine, beer, cans, and so much more.


This Magic Foot Mask That Smooths Rough Feet

If you’ve never used an exfoliating foot mask before, you won’t believe the magic happening before your eyes. Simply put on these foot masks underneath socks and let them sit for 60 minutes. Within the next week your feet will start to peel, leaving behind a fresh and healthy layer of skin


This Plush Couch Pillow That Doubles As A Cup Holder

Great for the car or the couch, this plush pillow has five sturdy holes in a few sizes to hold your coffee mug, water bottle, wine glass, or beer stein — yep, two of the holes have handle slots. Even the remote or snacks have a spot with this cupholder pillow. The insulated foam maintains your beverage’s temperature and is covered in a plush, velvety fabric that’s machine-washable for those accidental spills.


This Handle For Your Water Bottle

Carrying around a heavy and sometimes slippery water bottle is an unfortunate part of staying hydrated all day long. But this paracord handle makes it easy, slips around wide-mouth water bottles and holds tight. While it’s great for everyday use, it’s also super popular amongst hikers, campers, and outdoor enthusiasts.


This Fruit Infuser Water Bottle That’s A Best-Seller

To add a little excitement to your daily hydration goals, invest in this fruit-infusing water bottle which has a central chamber where you can put your favorite chopped up fruit. The enclosed lid keeps the mouthpiece of this water bottle cleand and safe from germs, and it even has a non-slip grip built into the side.


This Coffee Scrub That Sloughs Away Rough Skin

For a bit of self-care, this coffee scrub is both exfoliating and hydrating — and has caffeine in the formulate to promote fresher-feeling skin. Thousands of Amazon reviews attest to how great this scrub is, and the smell of coffee is just a bonus.


An Automatic Salt & Pepper Grinder Set That’s Battery-Operated

This salt and pepper grinder set not only does the job, but features black and stainless steel details to look great on your counter or table, too. Just install batteries, fill with coarse seasoning, tilt, and let the grinder do the work. It even has a toggle at the tip for you to adjust the size of the outputted seasoning, depending on what you’re making.


These Gold Under-Eye Patches For A Self-Care Moment

It’s no surprise that these gold eye masks are popular — they look and feel so luxurious to wear. This set of 15 pairs will last you such a long time, and are easy to adhere to and remove from your sensitive under-eye skin. One reviewer says, “Loved how these felt! Cool and soothing for the entire time I wore them. I also love that they didn’t slide around and that they stayed in places when I was walking around doing errands.”


This Hanging Shower Caddy With A Wild Amount Of Storage

This caddy hangs directly on the base of your shower head and has a truly impressive amount of storage. It features two sturdy shelves for bottles, four removable hooks for loofas, two holders for bars of soap, one basket for a razor, and eight side hooks for anything else you could need. It’s no surprise it can hold 40 pounds. Each storage option has a partially open bottom to ensure excess water drains out.


This Comfy Headband With Built-In Headphones You Can Sleep In

For anyone who likes to fall asleep to a little noise, this headband is a super safe way to do so without risking tangled corded headphones or a permanent indent on your body after falling asleep a Bluetooth earbud. Put your earbuds into this headband and they’ll stay secure on your head while you sleep, jog, or exercise.


This LED Reading Light That’s Easy To Wear

Not only is this reading light simple to use (just slip it around your neck), but it directs focused LED light at your book pages without waking anyone in the room up. The arms bend to fit comfortably around your neck, and they even have three color options and six brightness levels.


These Shatterproof Wine Glasses That Keep Your Drink Chilled

Perfect for camping, hosting, or simply hanging out on the porch, these wine glasses are made of durable stainless steel, so not only will they not shatter or break, but they’ll also keep your drink chilled for as long as you’re sipping on it. Choose from packs of two or four in a selection of solid colors and fun prints, like ombre and marble.

  • Available colors: 14


This Adorable Little Bird That Dispenses Toothpicks

Speaking of things you didn’t know you needed, check out this adorable toothpick dispenser. Simply add toothpicks to the base of the dispenser — then, when you need one, press on the bird’s head and it’ll retrieve one from the base and deliver it to you in its beak. I mean, come on, could it get any cuter?


These Stretchy Silicone Lids To Keep Your Leftovers Fresh

Say goodbye to wasteful plastic wrap and aluminum foil, and say hello to these reusable silicone lids that’ll keep your leftovers fresh. The lids, which are sold in a pack of seven in assorted sizes, are super stretchy, so they’ll fit all manner of pots, pans, jars, and bowls. And unlike their single-use counterparts, these lids will last you years and years.


The Wireless Charger With Over 125,000 5-Star Amazing Ratings

Charge all types of devices, including phones and AirPods, with this best-selling wireless charger. Impressively, it has over 125,000 (!!!) five-star Amazon ratings, with reviewers raving about its streamlined look and super-fast charging abilities. And if you have a phone whose charging port is broken or wearing out, this will save you from having to buy a new phone.


This Cheeky Egg Separator That’s Shaped Like A Daisy

If you have trouble separating the yolk and whites of your eggs, you need an egg separator. But why settle for any egg separator when you can have one like this shaped like an adorable daisy. Just rest the flower on top of a cup, gently break an egg into it, and watch as the whites sink into the cup and the yolk stays in the center of the flower. It’s that easy — and cute.


A Ropeless Jump Rope With Sweat-Absorbing Handles

Jumping rope is a great exercise, but difficult to do inside — until now. Check out this ropeless jump rope. The sweat-absorbing handles and 8-ounce weighted balls allow you to perfect the motion of jump-roping without banging on the ground while you’re working out — or potentially knocking something over in the process.


This Rechargeable Electric Lighter With An Extra-Long Handle

If you — like me — have an impractical fear of matches, this rechargeable lighter will make sure you can still light all the candles your heart desires. Charged via USB, the lighter features an extra-long handle and wand to protect your hands and reach tight spots. Plus, it’s windproof, flameless, and odorless, so you can also use it camping, fishing, or anywhere else you might need a light.


This 5-Blade Mini Razor With A Travel Case

Want to shave on the go? Swap out your everyday razor with this mini one. It has five stainless steel blades and an aloe vera-infused moisturizing strip for a close and gentle shave on your legs, arms, bikini line — wherever you want it. Plus, it comes with a traveling case to keep it tucked away and ready to use whenever you are.


A Delicious-Smelling Vanilla Candle That Looks Like A Bowl Of Cereal

You can have your cereal and smell it too when you have this hyper realistic cereal bowl candle. The glass bowl is filled with a milky white three-wick candle made of soy wax and beeswax, and it even has a real spoon inside. The top is sprinkled with super realistic looking cereal pieces to add a little quirky charm to your candle habit.


This Best-Selling Potato & Meat Masher

Take your mashed potato game to the next level with this heavy duty masher that can also be used to break down minced meat. This seemingly simple tool is a kitchen essential, according to its 40,000-plus five-star Amazon ratings and reviews, and it’s achieved Amazon’s number-one best-seller status, too.


A Resting Pad For Your Utensils To Keep Your Counter Clean

Keep your counter free of messes while you’re cooking and baking with this clever resting pad for cooking utensils and cutlery. It’s made of high-quality silicone, so it’s resistant to heat and easy to rinse clean, and holds up to four large utensils at a time. When you’re done cooking, simply pop it in the dishwasher.

  • Available colors: 7


This Magnetic Holder That Eliminates Soggy Soap Bars

In just two super easy steps, this magnetic soap holder eliminates soggy bars of soap by essentially hang drying them like you would a delicate item of clothing after the wash. Simply install the wooden base to your bathroom or kitchen wall, securely stick the metal pin into the wide part of your soap, and it will magnetically attach to the base to dry your bar off quickly and easily.


This Running Belt That’s Also Super Handy For Travel

Keep your essentials safe and within easy reach while you hike, run, or travel thanks to this best-selling running belt. Key features include a holster for a small water bottle, a hole for your headphones, a spacious pocket that’s large enough to fit a smart phone, and an adjustable belt to fit most mens’ and womens’ bodies.

  • Available colors: 5


A Microwave S’Mores Maker For Campfire-Quality Treats In The Comfort Of Your Kitchen

This microwave s’mores maker may be new to Amazon, but it’s already racking up loads of five-star ratings. Simply slot in your s’mores, two at a time, press on the microwave, wait 30 seconds, et voila: warm, campfire-style s’mores in the comfort of your own kitchen.


This Misting Spray Bottle That Works At Every Single Angle

This spray bottle is so versatile you’ll struggle to find something you can’t do with it. Push the nozzle and evenly release an ultra-fine mist of, well, you name it: hair spray, self-tanner, fabric disinfectant, laundry stain remover, water — and so much more. It can be used at any angle, too, even upside-down.

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