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    31 Things From Amazon That Reviewers Actually Swear By

    Just a few things to make life *that* much better.

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    1. A grooming rake for animals with manes thicker than a bowl of oatmeal. With this brush, your fur baby's coat will look and smell better than ever before.

    Reviewer photo of a husky sitting next to a pile of fur that's almost as big as itself and has been removed with the rake
    amazon.com

    Promising review: "I wish I could give this thing 7 stars, but 5 will have to do. I was able to pull entire sheets of undercoat out of our husky without disturbing the topcoat. I've never had anything work so well. It's even easier to keep the fur pile together. The fur stays clumped instead of getting spread out and floating around like with the blade style FURminator. This thing really digs the loose stuff out so much faster and easier. Check the photo to see what 20 minutes will get you." β€”pvfjr

    Price: $9.71

    2. A pair of herb scissors to make chopping herbs at least five times more fun, courtesy of its five Edward Scissorhand-esque blades.

    A reviewer chopping kale into a bowl
    amazon.com

    Promising review: "I like to grow herbs and use them in salads, soups, and many other recipes. I received these Jenaluca Herb Scissors as a birthday gift, and can't believe how fast and easy it is to cut up cilantro, basil, parsley, lovage, etc. My husband tried them today too for the first time while making guacamole, and found that slicing the cilantro went very quickly. The storage case-cleaner is very efficiently designed too. I ordered four of these sets to give as gifts." β€”Lucille P. Nawara

    Price: $15.99

    3. An anti-vibration washer and dryer stabilizer for those who don't appreciate a small earthquake each time they do laundry. This'll absorb up to 94% of the vibrations so you can finally get some peace.

    Amazon

    It works especially well on concrete and hardwood floors.

    Promising review: "This has been a complete game-changer, saving me a TON of money. I purchased my house almost two years ago and it came with an LG washer and dryer. SCORE, so I thought. I quickly learned why there was a jack under the floor of the washer upon doing our first load. Being from California, we were pretty familiar with the sound and feel of an earthquake, which is EXACTLY what happened every time our machine hit the spin cycle. I was at the point that I feared we would see structural damage to our house due to the constant shaking from this machine (and that was with half loads on med spin). Then, I found these little feet. I was skeptical that anything could stop the house from shaking and give me half my day back. But they have! I can now do a full load of a teenager's jeans, spun on high with so much as a rattle in the house. Of course, standing directly next to the machine there is a slight vibration but I can live with that. This has been a HUGE game-changer!" β€”Run Fanatic

    Price: $39.95

    4. A pair of quirky fruit socks to brighten your day and keep your piggies warm. C'mon, who doesn't love socks?

    The socks with embroidered fruit on the ankles: green with avocados, red with cherries, pink with peaches, and yellow with pineapples
    Amazon

    Promising review: "Super cute socks; I would definitely repurchase!! The socks are a pretty good deal and looked exactly as pictured. They add some fun to my wardrobe when I'm wearing shorts/skirts or have them over my leggings! They're still in great condition after being worn for two months now." β€”Julie Thao

    Price: $10.99 for a set of five

    5. A set of nonstick, reusable toaster oven bags so revolutionary, you'll be able to whip up paninis, chopped cheese, and other delicious pressed dishes right in the toaster with virtually no extra cleanup.

    A sandwich in a toaster bag in the toaster
    Amazon

    (Psst β€” you can also use these to reheat french fries, pizza, and even mini tacos, and get all that glorious heat without them getting all soggy from the microwave. Leftovers just got lit.)

    Promising review: "I had no idea how well these would work. You can put toast or rolls or anything that will fit in the slot β€” even if it has jelly or spread or anything on it β€” in the bag in the toaster and it doesn't hurt the toaster, and the food comes out warm." β€”mare36

    Price: $7.99 for a four-pack (also available in packs of five, six, and nine)

    6. A humidifier that will change the way you sleep, especially if you have a radiator. It's very quiet, easy to use, and compatible with Google Home and Alexa.

    The humidifier on low
    Buzzfeed / Christine Forbes

    I bought this because my radiator was drying out my huge fiddle-leaf fig tree. Although I returned the tree, I am keeping this humidifier because I can see a visible difference in my skin. When I don't use this, my eyes and mouth are dry when I wake up. My room is about 150 square feet and this creates condensation on the windows on the lowest setting. It's that powerful.

    Promising review: "This little humidifier does a great job and has some nice features! There was no assembly required upon opening the box. The only thing I had to do was fill the water reservoir and cap it and it was ready for use! The machine is compact yet sturdy and I could easily set it up on my countertop or put it on the floor. The controls are simple to use and to figure out. You can see the water level which is a plus, so no more guessing games like other machines. The manufacturer included a small brush to clean the humidifier with as well. Finally, this humidifier is very quiet while in use. You would never even know it is operating and you forget it is there! Best of all there is an app for it!! I love that I can do everything on the app as I would directly on the machine. This humidifier is a game-changer for us. It was recommended by our kids pediatric and I'm letting all of our friends and family know as well. We are definitely buying more!" β€”D.R.

    Price: $49.99 (available in four colors)

    7. A shelf divider for those who don't have built-in storage. Now you can keep your stuff from falling all over itself.

    A reviewer's purses neatly organized with the dividers
    amazon.com

    Promising review: "These dividers are made of sturdy acrylic and stand up straight on my closet shelves. Even with my handbags leaning against them, they do not bend over or lean. They are so easy to install a child could do it. Just follow the VERY simple instructions. If you wish to organize sweaters, purses, shirts, shoes, etc. these dividers will definitely do the the job!" β€”Bruce Spiess

    Price: $17.99 for a set of two

    8. An internet-beloved measuring cup that has measurements at an angle too, so you'll know just how much sugar you're adding to the Kool-Aid or whatever you're making.

    The transparent angled measuring cup with oil inside
    Amazon

    It also comes equipped with a soft-grip handle and a deeply convenient angled nozzle, and is dishwasher-safe!

    Promising review: "Our old liquid measuring cups were beginning to get worn and very hard to read. I had seen these angled measuring cups before and wanted to give them a try, so I bought two (2-cup versions) to replace our existing cups. I've only gotten to use them a handful of times, but I can already tell you they are better than traditional measuring cups. I have good eyesight, so reading a traditional measuring cup isn't a problem. However, I've always disliked having to lean over to watch the cup fill up, or start/stop filling to make sure I have what I need. With the overhead reading, I can pour my liquid in and know exactly when to stop. In my opinion, this is the only way measuring cups should be made in the future." β€”SK

    Price: $8.99

    9. A mini bag sealer for keeping your snacks fresh without needing a million and one clips or rubber bands.

    A reviewer's popcorn bag that they resealed with the tool
    amazon.com

    Promising review: "Such a cool product and for such a great price! I'm still getting used to the sealing part but it's kind of fun to seal random snacks that are in my pantry and now I don't have to worry about food getting stale! Now I dont have to have a whole bunch of rubber bands or chip clips." β€”Sean Bradley

    Price: $19.99 (available in three colors)

    10. A set of collapsible funnels so you can fill your bottles and jars without flooding the kitchen.

    A person pouring a liquid into the funnel
    Amazon

    There's four in a pack, in case you lose one.

    Promising review: "So far I've just filled up my flask. I don't have to cut paper and spiral it into a funnel and spill boose everywhere ever again! Durable, collapsible, extreme temperature proof. I will of course also take them camping and fill gas in my Colman and do other things. These are handy sturdy and store flat. And when I lose one, and I will, I got an extra or two. Also emailed with these guys and they are super nice and respond quickly. Excellent customer service." β€”Simon

    Price: $6.98

    11. A set of gold collagen masks that'll help you exchange the Louis Vuitton bags sitting under your eyes for plump, even skin that won't expose your terrible sleeping habits.

    Jasmin Sandal/BuzzFeed, amazon.com

    Promising review: "I decided to put these golden gems to the test after coming off of a red-eye flight with practically no sleep. After cooling them off in the fridge (which is what was suggested on the packet), I applied them to my purpley, puffy eyes, and...w-o-w. Not only did I feel like I was receiving some kind of royal treatment (because, gold), but after 20 minutes, my undereyes appeared brighter and any fine lines that were once lingering had vanished! After wearing these I didn't feel compelled to apply concealer either, which is usually my go-to to disguise dark circles β€” and I even felt confident enough to go bare-faced for the rest of the day. Now, I find that I integrate these into my routine anytime I want to let my skin breathe free of makeup." β€”Jasmin Sandal

    Price: $19.97

    12. A paraben-free, eco-friendly detergent to smack the smell out of the most pungent laundry, like period panties.

    A reviewer's clean underwear and the product
    Buzzfeed / Christine Forbes

    I laundered my Thinx with this detergent, and it got the job done. There was no pungent odor and no noticeable scent afterward. So, it could be good for people with sensitive skin or those who are prone to yeast infections.

    Promising review: "I run a lot, my husband plays soccer and runs, and my kids are just gross because they are kids. Stanky tech clothes have been my nemesis for years now, and I've tried most of the "sport wash" offerings. So far, this is the best. It's so much the best that I do all my laundry with it now. It does a great job getting sheets clean (sweat is sweat, and this dissolves sweat), and my regular clothes come out a lot softer and less static-y than they did with traditional detergent. It's kind of expensive, but as everyone says, a little goes a long way--especially if you have a high-efficiency washer--so it ends up costing around the same as Tide or similar brand name detergents." β€”Lawyermom

    Price: $23.99 (available in five scents)

    13. A no-contact, forehead thermometer so quick, you can confirm the kids don't have a fever after school in seconds. It can also be used on food, water, and other parts of the body.

    A reviewer's thermometer next to a rectal thermometer that shows the same result
    amazon.com

    Promising review: "My children are ages 7, 7, and 4. I've been wanting to buy a forehead thermometer for years now, and my husband finally agreed. This seemed like the best balance for quality and reasonable price. The product arrived and it's easy to use it right out of the box because it comes with the batteries (a nice surprise!) I lined up my kids to try it out, and it's so easy to use. It's also very accurate as we compared it to our traditional thermometer. Finally, it's also quicker to use for wiggly kids who don't want to sit down to have their temps taken. It's so easy to use that my kids checked my temperature too, and used it with no problem at all. The readout is super clear. Based on your temperature, the screen will be green, yellow, or red. It also displays the actual temperature and a cute little smiley face, if green, or a sad face, if red. I'm so so happy with this thermometer, and in COVID times, consistent, accurate, quick, and easy temp checks are a must. I highly recommend this product." β€”Traci S.

    Price: $19.99

    14. A ribbed knit pencil skirt because who doesn't love a stretchy, comfortable skirt? Something like this is appropriate for school, work, and casual wear. It won't be collecting dust in your closet.

    reviewer wearing the orange midi skirt
    amazon.com

    Promising review: "Love the fit of this skirt! Material is soft and stretchy. The color is beautiful as well." β€”Amylia

    Price: $13.99+ (available in sizes XS-XL and in 21 colors)

    15. A set of earring cuffs to subtly add some razzle-dazzle to your day without feeling like you have to get all the way dressed.

    Amazon

    Promising review: "These are so so cute, I only have my singles and doubles pierced but I love a good ear cuff, these look so cute with so many different outfits. They fit so well on my ears so I’m not ever worried they are gonna fall off and they have so much detail I just love them!" β€”Maggie Graham

    Price: $11.99+ (available in three styles)

    16. A Casper nap pillow because you're probably spending more time at home than ever before and your neck, your back deserve some extra support.

    Amazon

    Promising review: "I own this pillow! My husband and I tend to go on long drives on the weekends and I keep this in the car when one of us needs a nap in the passenger's seat. It comes with a small cinched bag, which keeps it clean even though we keep it tossed in the trunk. It's super comfortable and easy to mold in different positions (even when trying to sleep against a car window)." β€”Mal Mower

    Price: $31.50

    17. An airtight food storage container set so you can keep food fresh and see what's inside without opening it. If you've ever had pests, you know the importance of removing food sources.

    A reviewer's organized pantry with the food storage containers
    amazon.com

    The set comes with 14 containers. Two are extra large (11.83 cups /2.8 liters), four are large (8.45 cups /2.0 liters), four are medium (5.92 cups /1.4 liter), and four small containers (3.38 cups /0.8 liters).

    Promising review: "Absolutely love these containers! They have no smell, no aftertaste of plastic, and are airtight-keeping everything fresh! Even the box they can in was very study and organized!! Highly recommend and will definitely order again!" β€”Melody

    Price: $44.97

    18. A bowl set that's designed with storage in mind, everything fits into one place. It comes with a colander, five measuring spoons, several mixing bowls.

    The product in a drawer
    Amazon

    Promising review: "I had this in my wish list for over a year. I've had a set of stacking Martha Stewart melamine mixing bowls for forever, so I wasn't sure I could justify purchasing more. But, this set features a colander and sieve, which were both quite useful today with straining homemade limeade. This set is pretty and practical and saves a lot of storage space because everything nestles easily within itself. My only regret is that I waited so long!" β€”SPensa

    Price: $32.49+ (available in two colors)

    19. A portable washing machine because leaving home to go to the laundromat feels daunting lately. You can easily get a few small loads done right at home with this.

    A person with the washing machine
    amazon.com

    Promising review: "It's a great compact machine that gets your laundry as clean as most large washing machines. It takes a bit more effort on your part to tend to each load, but it's easier than running up and down flights of stairs, digging in the sofa for coins, and fighting over the next machine. I plan on finding a cart to place this on so I can store it easier, and find an adaptor that will fit the inlet hose." β€”Michael

    Price: $169.99

    20. A powerful set of fridge magnets to hang your drinks so you can A) see what's in your fridge and B) get to it easily.

    amazon.com, kickstarter.com

    These will hold six drinks at a time.

    Promising review: "Of all the things I have bought that I didn't need, this is one of my favorites. Beer is hard to get out of the cardboard carrier in the top of my fridge. While just taking them out and sitting them on the shelf would have solved this problem as well. This solution is more fun. They float and technically it does make a tiny bit of extra space under the beer for small things like cheese or something." β€”AbbyValentine

    Price: $29.99 for a set of two.

    21. A bottle of Truff hot sauce, because black truffle, chili peppers, and organic agave nectar in a sauce can't go wrong if you love spicy food. From what customers are saying, it's not the hottest thing ever but it brings the flavor πŸ’―.

    glass bottle of hot sauce with geometric top under glass of shrimp cocktail
    Truff

    Promising review: "This black truffle oil-infused hot sauce definitely surprised me. At first, I didn't even like it! But then I found myself adding it to more and more foods, and suddenly it was my most used hot sauce of the week. The truffle flavor is definitely subtle, but it has an interesting taste that pairs nicely with barbecue. Expect a thick consistency and fairly sweet taste, almost like pureed bell peppers. I would definitely recommend marinating shrimp in it or slathering it over grilled veggies. It has no preservatives and comes in a fancy glass bottle so β€” hello β€” great gift idea right here!" β€”Rebecca O'Connell

    Price: $17.98

    22. A bag of oral hygiene chews that'll loosen the plaque and gunk lodged between your pet's teeth. Although it's not a substitute for the vet, these chews help maintain their dental health.

    A before and after of a dog's teeth showing a majority of the brown plaque is gone or significantly lightened
    amazon.com

    Promising review: "My dog is a 4-year-old Pembroke Welsh corgi. He's approximately 28 pounds. I gave him one medium chew a day for 30 days. The results are shown in the pictures (top is before, bottom is after). I didn't change anything else in his normal routine. He gets them in the morning, typically 20–30 minutes before he gets his breakfast. After 30 days, the plaque on his molars was reduced significantly. It didn't eliminate it, but the plaque that remained was much thinner. So thin that I could scrape some parts off with my fingernail with barely any pressure. It didn't really impact the plaque on any of his other teeth. It improved his breath dramatically. I don't think these are a replacement for regular dental cleanings, but they may be able to lengthen the time between them." β€”CJ

    Price: $34.99 for 30 chews

    23. A renter-friendly command hook so you can ditch your towel rack for this functional alternative that doesn't require a nail or hammer to install.

    A reviewer's coats on the hooks
    amazon.com

    Promising review: "These work great at end of both sides of my shower. I use bath sheets that are heavy when wet and these are holding strong, even in a bathroom with no vent so walls glisten with moisture after a shower. Just follow the installation instructions." β€”Amazon Customer

    Price: $7.87+ (available in seven color/size options)

    24. A posh oversized turtleneck dress because it's impossible to have too many oversized pieces these days. Whether you wear it as is or with a belt, it'll look amazing.

    amazon.com, amazon.com

    It's got pockets and over 1,000 5-star reviews! Reviewers recommend sizing up if you want it slouchy.

    Promising review: "This has got to be my favorite piece of clothing that I own right now. So far I own both the red and the orange, and I'm buying the black next. These sweaters are so ridiculously comfortable, and as a plus-sized woman comfortable AND cute can be hard to find. The pockets do jut out a bit weirdly when you first get it, but once you wash it that will go away. This actually fit as expected." β€”HappilyContent

    Price: $32.99+ (available in sizes S-XL and in 15 colors and prints)

    25. A cold brew coffee maker that's airtight and works overnight to bring you iced coffee that's NOT watered down the next morning.

    The cold brew coffee pitcher next to a glass of cold brew
    Amazon

    Promising review: "I have been drinking caffeinated beverages everyday for half my life. Usually brewing hot then cooling it down with ice which was quite a process to do every morning. Then I came across this cold brew pitcher and thought I'd give it a try. It's great, easy to use and clean, very convenient, lasts for a couple weeks, I love it! Making a pitcher of coffee take less time than a normal brewer and makes enough for at least one cup a day for about a week, depending on how much coffee concentrate is used. I haven't used my normal coffee or espresso machine since I got this cold brew system. The coffee seems to taste better as well, not a huge difference but it's somewhat noticeable." β€”Jeremy Birnbaum

    Check out our full review of this cold brew coffee maker for more info!

    Price: $19.99 (available in two sizes and three colors)

    26. A humanely sourced down duvet for anyone who feels like they're living in the tundra. This'll trap your body heat to keep you warm from head to toe all night long.

    Two people sleeping under the down duvet
    Tuft and Needle

    Plus, it comes with corner loops to make fitting a duvet cover less of a nightmare.

    Price: $215+ (available in three sizes and two weights)

    27. A magnetic hanging utensil set because you deserve to have drawer space and an organized kitchen. It comes with several spoons, a server, a spatula, and a ladle that all nest into each other in a functional, yet aesthetically pleasing way.

    The utensils sitting upright and stacked in their holder in shades of blue and green
    Amazon

    Promising review: "We travel full-time and move every three months so everything has to be compact and packable. These replaced five other kitchen utensils that did not nest in each other. They sit on the counter ready to use. They are sturdy and have been used in nonstick ceramic and cast-iron pans. Very happy with this set." β€”Justice Talbot

    Price: $24.99+ (available in three other color varieties)

    28. A chunky cardigan that will make you fall in love with knits all over again. It's cozy enough to be loungewear, yet also appropriate for running errands. I couldn't think of a better WFH accessory.

    amazon.com

    Promising review: "I love this neutral taupe heathery color, it’s so much prettier in person, the material are very nice not too heavy, not too light, it’s truly a perfect fall cardigan or as a layering piece." β€”Ron Y.

    Price: $49.90 (available in sizes XXS–XL and three colors)

    29. A pair of shredder claws to channel your inner Wolverine while making tender, delicious meat. Imagine the chicken salad you could make with these things 🀀.

    amazon.com

    Promising review: "My pork shoulder always tastes good, but I'm too lazy to pull or chop it properly. These claws really made short, pretty easy work of that job. I used them just as described: I put the meat on and took it off, cut off a portion, dug in, and started pulling. You can make your pieces as big or small as you like. Much easier than with a fork or knife. They just work. I think, after writing this, I'm going to go put a shoulder on right now." β€”Edwin C. Kebschull

    Price: $12.99 (available in two colors)

    30. A pair of baggy overalls for when you feel like looking like Mario or Luigi... but with pockets. They come in pretty neutral colors, so you can definitely accessorize to make it your own.

    amazon.com

    Promising review: "I am literally obsessed with these! I have been wanting to order overalls for a couple of years now. I thought this was a cute way to wear them without trying to look too young. Spot on. I actually bought it as my lounging outfit. With all this time being spent at home with the recent crisis, I wanted something comfortable but cute so I’m not in sweats all day. Thinking about getting a couple of other colors. I would totally wear these out and about." β€”WamQQk

    Price: $15.99+ (available in sizes S-3XL and in four colors)

    31. And a fridge turntable so you can rotate condiments rather than knocking over a tower of salad dressing just to reach the ketchup.

    A small white turn table in a fridge with condiments on top of it
    Amazon

    Promising review: "Our fridge is extremely deep and we’re constantly 'losing' or forgetting what items we have in the back, but not anymore! The nonstick pad works great to keep heavy or large items from falling off, and with a touch of a finger, you can completely spin around. I’m so happy with this product, I’ll be purchasing more for other areas of my house:-)" β€”Moorefoto17

    Price: $5.99+ (available in two colors)

    Reviews have been edited for length and/or clarity.

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