You've Got To See How Genius These 50 Weird, Wildly Popular Things Are On Amazon

From kid necessities to (affordable) self care, these products are here for you.

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For moms especially, Amazon has been quite a lifesaver when it comes to restocking on diapers, formula, and other necessities. But it’s also a great place to find stuff for you that has nothing to do with the kids — because you deserve it. And if you’ve been holding out on treating yourself, maybe now’s a good time to peruse this list of weird-yet-wonderful items. Best of all, none of them will break the bank.


An At-Home Cupping Kit To Help Aches And Pains

Remember when cupping was all the rage? You can now try it yourself from the safety of your own home. Great for conditions like arthritis and plantar fasciitis, each cup contains six negative ion beads, which are often believed to help with both circulation and general wellbeing. “They really are good for the pain and the circle imprint only [stays] on me for around an hour and the pain is gone for hours,” noted one satisfied customer.


The Silicone Drip Catcher That Helps Keep Your Sink Top Looking Clean

Even the cleanest sink tops can look dirty when they’re covered in water marks — but that’s where this drip catcher comes in handy. It catches all those falling water droplets to help keep your sink looking clean, while two channels in the front let pooling moisture drain away into your sink. Once dirty, either rinse it under running water, or toss it into the diwasher for an easy clean.


The Paintable Baseboard Trim That’s *So* Easy To Install

You don’t have to spend an arm and a leg for a professional to add baseboards to your home — instead, save some money and opt for this peel-and-stick version. It’s made from tough vinyl that can be painted for a customized look, though you do have the choice of three colors: white, faux wood, or black. Simply peel off the adhesive backing, then press it right into place the same way you would with a giant sticker.


The Rechargeable Fabric Shaver That Breathes New Life Into Tired Clothes

Whether your sweaters are too fuzzy or your leggings have started to pill, this fabric shaver can help get them looking good as new. Three speed settings make it suitable for nearly any type of fabric — and its powerful battery delivers up to 180 minutes of use before it needs to be recharged.


These Shelf Liners That Make Cleaning Your Fridge So Much Easier

Cleaning spills and crumbs from your refrigerator shelves just got a little easier with this set of waterproof shelf liners that can be taken out and rinsed off as needed. They’re great for use on both glass and wire shelves and are made of a food-safe EVA material. Plus, they can be cut and trimmed to fit your shelves as needed.


A Knee Pillow That Might Help You Sleep Better

I’m no stranger to back pain. But, it’s gotten tremendously better since I bought this exact pillow back in 2018. Made of memory foam, it’s a cozy way to get a bit of restorative rest. The angling of the pillow also promotes good circulation, and the pillow itself is built to last — just ask the over 7,000 fans on Amazon who also use it to get better rest.


A Poster That’ll Remind You To Stretch Every Day

Yoga can help you become more flexible. And the more flexible you are, the better you might feel during the day. This poster goes over a few simple moves that you can do any time of the day. Hang this up around your home office and let it remind you to stretch, move, and take a screen break. If yoga’s not your thing, they also have this available for barbell routines, kettlebells, pilates, and more.


A Device That’ll Get Your Makeup Brushes Really Clean

Makeup brushes can carry a ton of germs. Make sure you’re getting rid of them with this makeup brush cleaner and dryer that does all the hard work for you. This kit comes with everything you need, including a cleaning bowl, and the same spinning tool that cleans your brushes dries them quickly after they’re rinsed. “I won’t tell you how many times I’ve thrown away makeup brushes because they are too hard to clean. This thing really works!” one reviewer raved. “And leaves the brushes DRY AND READY TO USE!!!”


A Trunk Organizer That Can Be Anchored In Place

This best-selling car organizer is loved by shoppers for its super-sturdy design that boasts plenty of storage compartments, with one fan writing, “I use half of mine for first aid/emergency gear and the other half for dog supplies for my pups.” In addition to the divided storage inside, it also features mesh pockets around the outside and anchoring straps to keep it from sliding around.


A Pet Hair Remover With Over 140,000 Ratings On Amazon

This popular pet hair remover has received rave reviews from pet owners who love how well it picks up even the most embedded hair, with one shopper writing, “This item will change your world if you have pets.” The roller uses static cling to grab and trap hair inside and then, best of all, deposits it into a compartment for easy disposal with the press of a button.


This Hair Brush That’ll Kick Knots To The Curb

Brushing your hair shouldn’t be a chore. Consider upgrading your hair brushes for this Crave Naturals brush, which kids will also love. “Wildly popular” is actually an understatement when it comes to this brush. Over 40,000 customers have given it five stars, with many people swearing by the results. It’s also great for natural hair. It comes in six colors, and you may find yourself buying... all of them.


A UV Light That’ll Help You Spot Accidents Immediately

Pets are wonderful. They can be our pals when we’re having a bad day, and cheer us up like no other. But sometimes, pets can have accidents — and sometimes, those accidents can be a bit sneaky. This UV flashlight is the best way to spot an issue. All it needs is an AA battery (which is not included) and it can help make your home a much more pleasant, better-smelling place to be. Don’t have pets? It might work wonders for toddlers, too.


An Anti-Splatter Screen That Helps Keep Your Stove & Countertops Clean

Keep your stove splatter-free and hands burn-free when using your frying pan with this handy 13-inch splatter-screen. It’s made from extra fine mesh that stops 99% of splatter while allowing steam to escape from the pan. It also doubles as a strainer and a cooling rack. The heat-resistant handle will help protect you from painful burns, and the resting feet will keep your counters clean. With more than 28,000 five-star reviews, this cooking accessory is a kitchen must-have.


This Microneedling Roller That’ll Give You More Glow

Have you heard of micro needling procedures but feel a little scared to get them done? You might want to ease into it with this derma roller that over 16,000 have fully praised. These gadgets can help brighten skin as well as promote healthy hair growth. This is meant to put pressure on and exfoliate — and not puncture — your skin, and the seller recommends using it once a week to see results.


A Pasta Strainer That’ll Up Your Kitchen Game

Have you ever cooked pasta by yourself? Then, you already know how much you need this pot strainer. Save yourself a ton of hassle and join the Snap N Strain fan club. Available in five colors, this genius gadget will fit almost all round pots and pans. With over 14,000 five-star ratings on Amazon, you’ll find yourself agreeing with one reviewer who stated, “why didn't I discover this earlier?”


A Shampoo Brush That Massages & Lathers

Add a dollop of shampoo to this brush, then gently massage it into your scalp for an oh-so-invigorating experience. The soft silicone bristles shouldn’t irritate your skin, and can even help stimulate blood flow and remove dead skin. You can use it wet or dry — and many reviewers wrote about how it’s a “game changer.”


Rug Tape That’ll Fix Any Hazardous Curls

Even if your home decor is perfect, a curled rug can throw off your whole vibe. You might not have realized that a product existed just to fix this problem. This rug tape will make things more secure, and remove the “tripping hazard” aspect from your rug. “I don't know why I didn't do this years ago. Finally, my dog and I both can walk in the kitchen and bathroom without tip-toeing over the rugs being afraid we are going to fall,” said one reviewer.


These Wipes That’ll Ensure You Always Feel Fresh

Listen, this is a list of “weird” and popular items that you might not have thought to get for yourself. So, that means a multi-pack of these Booty Wipes makes the cut. Over 9,000 people gave these flushable wipes five-stars. These wipes are free of alcohol, parabens, and fragrance and help maintain a healthy PH balance. They’re also infused with soothing ingredients like Vitamin E and Aloe.


An Abdominal Mat That’ll Help You Work Up A Sweat

Finding ways to exercise and get moving has been tough the last few years. This ab mat is made of supportive, high-density foam that’ll help aid you while doing extended situps, or other floor activities. If you suffer from back pain, this could be a gamechanger. “Oh my, this is a great product and helps me so much with my Ab work,” raved one Amazon customer. “Also I just lay on it with it in the correction position, and it makes my back feel great! Highly recommend.”


A Seat Gap Organizer That Comes In Several Shades

Instead of constantly searching for the items that went missing during your ride, keep it all in one place with this car seat gap organizer. Each piece is made of smooth faux leather and comes with spacers to ensure the perfect fit, no matter the make or model of your vehicle. Your wallet, glasses, and anything else you need will always be right where you can reach them.


A Magnetic Ironing Mat That Works On Nearly Any Surface

If you don’t have enough room for a board, take out this ironing mat the next time you need to tackle wrinkles. It can be laid down anywhere from a bed to the top of your washing machine so that you can get the job done anywhere it’ll fit. It even has magnets inside to keep it in place on any metal surface.


These Packing Cubes That Reviewers Swear By

These packing cubes have earned an overall 4.8-star rating from over 20,000 shoppers on Amazon, with one fan calling the set a “game-changer” for traveling. Each of the four packing cubes helps you organize clothing and essentials in your suitcase and features strong, durable zippers for tight packing. Mesh cutouts on the top let you can see what’s inside, and a laundry bag is included.


These Cable Clips That Help Tidy Up Messy Desks

Every home has at least one or two spots that have become a jumbled mess of cables, so why not tidy up with these clips? They’re designed to fit nearly any charging cable — and the adhesive backing lets you secure them down to tables and walls. Choose from three colors: white, black, or blue.


This Bug Repellent That’ll Keep Your Kiddo Bug Bite-Free

Sometimes, the best gift you can give a parent is security. With over 5,000 five-star ratings, this bug repellent and after-bite cream has received high praise for protecting kids from bug bites. Deet-free and made from a proprietary (and cruelty-free) blend of 16 essential oils, this “no-bite-me” cream emits a strong minty scent formulated to keep bugs away for up to four hours. “I tried quite a few products, and this is like magic,” one reviewer wrote. “My kids can go outside, and the mosquitos don't bother them.”


These Tongue Scrapers That’ll Make Your Mouth Sparkle

Do you clean your tongue? Probably not, right? Well, Oralganix made it quite easy to get into the habit. This product falls more on the “weird” side of things, but plenty of fresh-tongued Amazon reviewers are more than happy to share their praise of these scrapers. “These brushes work really well. They make your mouth feel super clean,” one said. This is a must-have product before heading on that first date with someone new.


This Refreshing Body Butter Made From Extra Virgin Olive Oil

If you’re the kind of parent who literally shuts down at the end of the day because you’re too damn tired to do anything you actually enjoy, then you should buy this body butter. Because, it’ll remind you that you deserve time to relax and chill. This particular butter is special since it’s made from raw ingredients, including olive oil and almond oil. “It is perfect for thwarting the dry skin that cold air and heat can create,” said one Amazon reviewer. “I have received many compliments on my skin and hair since I began using Bliss of Greece products, and I highly recommend them!”


A Wooden Puzzle That Adds Fun To Bottles Of Wine

Made from premium wood, this puzzle is a great way to add a touch of fun to plain bottles of wine. Once you’ve added the bottle, you’ll have to test your cognitive skills if you want to be able to pop it open — and many reviewers raved about how it was a hit at parties.


This Manual Coffee Grinder That’ll Add Flavor To Your Morning

If you find yourself grabbing coffee from a shop every day, this stainless steel manual coffee grinder may end up saving you lot of money. Coffee fans on Amazon are shocked by the taste that this grinder can give, with one saying, “You can make adjustments to how fine or coarse you want your grind. I use the Ninja Coffee System and it's a pour-over style maker and I've never had such amazing coffee in my life. This combo has been the best I've ever had.” Sold.


A Meat Thermometer That’ll Give You The Perfect Cook

Never worried about undercooked meat again with this instant-read thermometer. Great for anyone who loves grilling outdoors, this thermometer can save you from chaos during your neighborhood cookout. But, the best part about this thermometer is that it comes in different versions. You can choose one with a bottle opener on it to serve two purposes, or get one with a longer probe depending on what you’re cooking.


Magnet Sheets That’ll Turn Any Image Into A Magnet

Whether it’s your kid’s art project or your work schedule for the week, important documents are easy to find when they’re stuck on the fridge. These magnetic sheets are great for art projects, or for turning small masterpieces into treasured heirlooms. They’ve got 4.7 out of 5 stars on Amazon, with one crafty reviewer saying they’ve used them to magnetize stickers to make them last longer.


A Rose Water Mist For Glowy, Hydrated Skin

This rose water mist has earned an overall 4.7-star rating from over 11,000 shoppers on Amazon, and for good reason. The soothing and hydrating mist refreshes your skin with just three ingredients (water, glycerin, and rose flower oil), is completely hypoallergenic, and is made without any dyes, alcohol, parabens, or phthalates.


This Non-Greasy Tea Tree Oil Balm With 4,000+ 5-Star Reviews

Whether you’re experiencing itchiness, scaling, razor burn, cracked cuticles, or chapped lips, this tea tree oil balm will help. It’s made with moisturizing omega 3 and various vitamins to leave skin soft without feeling greasy. And since it’s made with lavender and eucalyptus oils, it even smells great.


The Manicure Gloves That Help Shield Your Hands From UV Rays

While curing your gel manicure with a UV light is unavoidable, you can easily protect your hands from those harsh rays by wearing these gloves. They’re made from smooth LYCRA fabric, with a touch of spandex for some comfortable stretch — and you even have the choice of three colors: black white, or pink.


These Nail Clippers That Are Up For Any Challenge

Our feet can take a lot of abuse. We’re always on them, chasing kids around while managing everything else on a daily basis. Treat them right with these toenail clippers that are excellent at tackling some of your most worrisome foot problems. Made from stainless steel, these have a rubber handle that’ll offer more grip and control than your standard clipper.


This Hanging Purse Organizer That’ll Conquer Clutter

Organization is a skill we all work towards every day. This hanging purse organizer is a must-have if you’ve got quite the bag collection. Over 5,000 Amazon customers have fallen in love with this solution. It’s got eight slots that can conquer bags of most sizes. Since the pockets are clear, your purses will be easy to see. You can get this in four colors, in case you want to go a step further and find an organizer that looks best with your purses and totes.


This Set Of Reusable Cupcake Liners In A Rainbow Of Colors

With over 67,000 reviews on Amazon, these reusable baking cups are a popular pick, and they’re dishwasher-safe so they’re super easy to clean. The food-safe silicone material provides a completely nonstick surface that releases easily from the outside of your cupcakes or muffins, and they’re oven-safe up to 428 degrees Fahrenheit to accommodate most baking recipes. Choose from a 12 or 24-pack.


A Travel-Friendly Cupholder That Attaches To Your Luggage Handles

Don’t risk spilling your coffee when running to catch that flight — instead, place your drinks inside of this cupholder. It attaches to your suitcase handle, and features an extra slot for your passport, phone, or even another cup. Plus, the premium Oxford cloth can be tossed into the wash for a quick clean if it ever gets dirty.


These Bamboo Containers With Magnetic Lids

Made from 100% bamboo wood, this set of two containers (you can also buy just one) are great for storing spices and herbs. Swiveling magnetic lids keep spices fresh and free from dampness. These containers look nice on kitchen countertops, and they’re easy to clean with mild soap and water.


A Silicone Mat That Makes The Open Space Over Your Sink Usable

If your bathroom countertop could use a little more space, consider taking a look at this mat. It covers the open area overtop of your sink so that you have extra counter space to work with — and it stays in place so well that you can even top it with hot tools, makeup, and more. Choose from three colors: pearl, silver, or black.


A Tree Swing You And Your Kids Will Both Enjoy

If you have kids, you might be looking for some cheap and easy solutions to get them outside this summer. This tree swing is absolutely perfect. In fact, you might want to grab more than one if you have multiples. This swing can support up to 150 pounds, and installation is easy. “This has been an incredible addition to our backyard,” said one happy parent. “The steps make it easy for the kids to climb (and gain confidence in those abilities). The larger red swing is thick and sturdy for either sitting or standing. The best part is the rainbow rope, my girls went nuts for it, they loved it! We’ve been using it daily for about two months and it’s held up beautifully.”


These Festive Straws That’ll Make Your Summer Gathering Come Alive

A drink without one of these umbrella straws is just that — a drink. Add one of these in, and that drink morphs into an experience. These strange yet adorable straws are great for your tiki bar, or for feeling fancy while sipping on seltzer water. “These were a hit at my house,” said one parent on Amazon. “My kids love umbrellas in their drinks in the summer, and these have a straw attached! Even better!”


This Handheld Milk Frother For Making Yummy Drinks

If you’d like to be able to make your own delicious lattes, cappuccinos, and fancy coffees, get one of these handheld milk frothers with an easy one-button design. It boasts a soft silicone handle and a whisk attachment that can create frothy, creamy milk in just seconds, and it even comes with a convenient stand for storing when not in use.


The Water Dispenser That Attaches To Large Gallon Bottles

Trying to pour a glass of water from a large bottle is a recipe for disaster — instead, use this dispenser. It attaches to the top of bottles up to five gallons in size, making it easy to pour yourself a glass without risk of spilling. But if that isn’t enough? Many reviewers also raved about how long the battery lasts before it needs to be recharged.


A Knife Sharpener & Cut-Resistant Glove Set With 20,000+ 5-Star Reviews

With a cut-resistant glove included with this knife sharpener, your fingers will be completely safe as you revive blades. The non-slip rubber base also helps avoid accidents. There are three slots in this ergonomic tool so you can straighten damaged blades, sharpen them, and leave them with a shiny polish.


A Meat Tenderizer For Melt-In-Your-Mouth Meals

Whether you’re cooking chicken, beef, or pork, use this meat tenderizer to prep it to perfection. The weighted mallet boasts a nonslip grip and has two sides: a flat side for pounding out thick cuts and a spiked side for tenderizing. It’s also great for crushing garlic, nuts, cookies, and other ingredients.


This Paraben-Free Cuticle Oil With A 4.7-Star Overall Rating

Made with rich oils like safflower and sunflower, this cuticle oil brings instant hydration to leave you with stronger and healthier nails. It’s also made with nourishing ingredients including milk, honey, aloe vera, pomegranate, and more. And, best of all, the formula is lightweight and won’t leave behind a greasy feeling. It has earned an impressive 98,000-plus five-star reviews on Amazon.


A Set Of Silicone Baking Mats With A Nonstick Surface

Whether you’re baking cookies or serving up one of your favorite one-pan meals, these silicone baking mats will let everything slide right off without sticking when they’re done. They’re completely food-safe and heat-resistant up to 480 degrees Fahrenheit, and two half sheets and two quarter sheets are included.


A Dry Erase Whiteboard That Sticks To Your Fridge

For grocery lists or notes to your roommates or family, this dry erase whiteboard is super practical. It sticks via magnets to your fridge and is easy to write on and clean. One reviewer says, “Great for grocery and to-do lists. Erases clean as long as you use a cloth or the included eraser. Had ours for over a year and it's still clean like the day we got it.”


This Microwave Popcorn Maker That Holds Up To 15 Cups

Simply add some kernels into this popcorn maker and put it in the microwave to make up to 15 cups of a freshly popped snack that you can season and flavor however you’d like. The silicone material is both BPA-free and food-safe, can be placed in the dishwasher for cleaning, and has a collapsible design for easy storage when not in use. Plus, it comes in 14 colors.

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