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    28 Things From Amazon That Reviewers Actually Swear By

    Adorable wardrobe basics, hard-working cleaning supplies, and clever kitchen gadgets that will make your life so much easier.

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    1. A rubber squeegee brush that will lift up so much pet hair that you didn't even know was trapped within your carpet. Seriously – run this brush over your carpet, and watch in amazement at the huge fur balls that your vacuum has been missing.,

    Promising reviews: "Didn’t expect much, just bought this on a whim because on of those 'Things from Amazon that actually work' articles you see on social media. Well, I can say that it actually worked perfectly! I thought my carpet was clean because I have a full-size 'pet' vacuum, but I can tell that this broom is the only thing able to get deep enough and pull all that hair and dirt out of the fibers. Even works better on my tile floors than a regular broom. It doesn’t kick up dust particles or leave them behind. Also, I feel you can use this instead of your mop since it also has a squeegee and can be cleaned just by rinsing it. So you get a twofer with this." –Nelio

    "This thing just plain works. We got a mature golden retriever last year and were told he didn't shed. Then in the spring he started shedding badly. We were tired of hair everywhere and somehow I realized that dragging my shoe across the carpet balled the hair up. I found this product on a whim one day and knew it had to be better than my shoe! I ordered it and it was tough at first. The bristles pulled the hair up but then caught the tufts and spread them around. I found that using short quick strokes with the rake turned upside down got the best results. The backside is more like a squeegee and helps pull the hair up in long rolls and keeps the hair in one big pile." –Nick V.

    Price: $12.98

    2. An LED clip-on reading light to illuminate the pages of your book well after lights out. It's also a great way to provide better lighting to your art desk, especially if you're working on a detailed project.,

    Promising reviews: "For the money, I don't think you'll find a more versatile little lamp with style and features like this. For one, it stands freely on the desk, no wires necessary. If you prefer, you can clip it securely onto a surface up to 2 1/8 inches thick (see my picture). That impressed me, honestly. Simple touch controls let you select from three brightness levels. Simple charging and easy to use and place. If you need versatility, this has it." –JamesFromFL

    "I needed a task light that would let me work on the sofa without throwing a glare on the TV screen for my husband. This thing is better than I imagined. It is bright enough to light my workspace without assaulting my eyeballs. The gooseneck is SMOOOOOOTH and adjusts precisely with just a touch. The power switch works the first time, every time. I am seriously thinking about getting a few more to keep around — by the bed for reading sessions, in my sewing room for close work, you get the idea. I am definitely getting a few for Christmas presents!" –Jenji

    Price: $13.99

    3. A bathtub caddy to transform your bathroom into a luxurious oasis where you can soak all your worries away. It's slip-resistant, has extendable handles, and will keep your electronics, candles, and books safe and secure.,

    Promising review: "I didn’t take baths for the longest time because I found it inconvenient and couldn’t relax. The few times I took a bath in this tub prior to getting a bath tray, I would put my iPad on the toilet a few feet away out of arms reach. Needless to say I’d be getting up every so often to adjust the volume, change the show, etc. I am so happy I ordered this! I can put my iPad or a book against the metal rest, have a drink, put my phone in the phone holder, and put some decorative candles in the sides. I am now a bath lover and would recommend this product to anyone looking to step up their bath or relaxation routine. I can now relax in the tub and multi task easily! My cat even jumped up on the bath tray while I was in the tub and it was completely sturdy. I’ve bought this as a gift for both my mom and boyfriend's mom because I love this product so much!" –Sierra Ritchie-Gruver

    Price: $33.97+ (available in seven colors)

    4. A versatile crewneck sweater you'll want to buy in every color once you realize how comfortable it is. The side slits are a fun little detail, and the oversized fit pairs perfectly with your favorite leggings.

    Promising reviews: "Very comfortable sweater. Perfect fit. Long enough to cover bum if wearing with leggings. Cozy and warm, not see through at all. Just what I was looking for!" –indiehannahjones

    "This is my favorite type of sweater for the fall/winter. I tend to overheat when I wear acrylic-fabric tops so 100% cotton is always what I look for. This sweater rocks! Yes, it's oversized but that's another thing I love about it: terrific for layering. I bought one in burgundy and it looks great with brown jeans. I'm definitely buying at least two more of these." –Kathleen

    Price: $19.95+ (available in women's sizes XS-2XL and 14 colors)

    5. A headlight restoration kit to make your lights shine like they're brand-new. It'll even improve your field of vision because you'll be able to see better when you're driving at night.

    Promising review: "Surprisingly... this product worked wonders on my 2001 Jeep Grand Cherokee!!! I've brought the car to a few places to try to get the headlights restored and had no success (places actually told me they wouldn't charge me since the headlights didn't change). I got this product since it was very inexpensive and reviews said it works... but I doubted it... until i started rubbing the green square (sanding down) the lens and saw what happened. As others have said... it's not a '1 rub and 100% better' process. I rubbed, rinsed, reviewed, repeated about three times per headlight and then polished twice per headlight. Once I rubbed the final wipe on the headlights, they looked as good as new! There is a very strong (chemical / alcohol) smell coming off the pad, so ensure you are in a well ventilated area... but headlights looked almost new vs. hazy and yellow!" –Craig D.

    Price: $12.99

    6. A rhinestone headband that will make you feel like the royalty you are when you're wearing it. Bonus: it doesn't dig into your head — even after a full day of wearing it — like most headbands do.

    person wearing a gold shiny padded headband

    Promising reviews: "The headband pictures were definitely cute and I was intrigued. Once I got my purchase talk about show stopper, quality, look, and versatility was amazing. The most important and best part is the rhinestones don’t catch, which mean you don’t have to worry about pulling your hair or anything." –Miss_Shan

    "WOW...... I AM BEYOND SPEECHLESS....... This headband is the most beautiful perfect headband I've ever worn or owned! I literally feel like a QUEEN wearing this headband it feels a like a tiara on my head! I have had soooo many compliments and it's sooo comfortable and since my hair is a dark brown/black color it pops and looks even better! I am going to have to definitely purchase this item again because it's honestly that amazing! The bling is just perfect and it shines soooo beautiful in the sun! This headband will not disappoint!!!!!" –Kp

    Price: $9.99 (available in 10 colors)

    7. A nonslip yoga mat that grips your floors so you can go through your sun salutations without worrying about slipping and sliding around. Also: the durable material won't rip or tear even if you use this mat for higher intensity workouts.

    two people doing yoga on non slip yoga mats

    Promising review: "This yoga mat is pretty thick and reversible, and the colors are pretty! I wanted a yoga mat with a good grip, and this was perfect for me. I usually use this mat on a hardwood floor or carpet. It doesn't slip and feels pretty secure. It's also a plus that the mat came with a cute strap with matching color (grey). I have been using a different yoga mat from the same company, and my husband started to use mine because he likes it better than his own. It makes me happy that now we both have our own favorite mat!" –Hitomi M.

    Price: $25.95+ (available in four colors)

    8. A maxi dress that comes in 41 (yes, 41!) colors and is the perfect base to build a full outfit off of. Throw a denim jacket, sandals, and a wide-brim hat on for a casual cool summer look.,

    Promising review: "Great dress! Fits to size. It’s not tight at all. It flows nice and fits perfect. The material is not too thin or thick. I ordered the black dress and it’s not see through at all. I will be buying more colors. It’s super comfy too. I will most likely hand-wash as well. Definitely a nice dress for summer." –Niki J

    Price: $28.99 (available in women's sizes XS-2XL and 41 colors)

    9. Or this adorable floral maxi dress perfect for a day at the beach or an outdoor brunch date. Many reviewers say the flowy fit makes this is a perfect maternity dress, too!,

    Promising review: "This dress is so beautiful and comfortable. The dress billows, it flows nicely, it doesn't bunch up, it doesn't get stuck or ride or pinch or bind. It flows so nicely. It's the most comfortable dress I have ever had. I love the sleeves...way better than the dresses with the longer sleeves (which are too tight). The fabric is beautiful. One person liked it so much, she bought one for herself." –LJ

    Price: $19.99+ (available in women's sizes S-2XL and 46 colors)

    10. A stainless steel cleaner to get rid of all those pesky handprints on your appliances. It won't leave behind any streaks, and you'll be shocked at how shiny your fridge is after using this!,

    Promising reviews: "The stainless-steel appliances in our rental were so stained and smudged. Regular cleaners didn't work. I saw this product recommended on TikTok, and immediately looked it up on Amazon. The reviews were good and price was right, but what won me over was the plant-based ingredient list and lavender scent. I used the product the day it arrived in the mail. Worked like a charm! Easy-to-use spray, microfiber cloth included. So now my stainless steel appliances look shiny and my kitchen smells amazing! Highly recommend." –diana

    "I bought this a few days ago and I'm already in love. I grew up in a house with stainless steel appliances and I have so many memories of my mom getting so mad that nothing cleaned the stainless steel. Now I live in an apartment with stainless steal appliances and found myself getting mad too! I told her when I ordered this and she literally said 'Good luck. Nothing works.' Well this does! I just texted her my before and after of my oven as proof. If I recommended this to my mom, I'd recommend it to you too!" –Allison M.

    Price: $14.95

    11. A hot air brush that dries and styles your hair at the same time. It'll give you bouncy, shiny hair in about a quarter of the time it usually takes you to do your hair.,

    Promising reviews: "Love this thing! I've been recommending this to everyone. It's totally changed my hair styling game. My hair is super thick, frizzy and wavy and this bad boy tames it with ease. It gets the bump in the back that I always have when blow-drying normally and makes my ends look flippy and smooth." –Sam I Am

    "I’m typically lazy with my hair since it’s thick and dries puffy/wavy. I got this for Christmas and can’t stop using it! I sectioned my hair into four parts and it takes me ~five minutes per section to dry and style. It dries completely and styles all in one step. NO NEED FOR A STRAIGHTENER OR CURLER! I’m not a 'hair person' by any means, and this product is so easy to use. Get yourself one if you’re looking for a new go-to styling tool." –RockHopper

    Price: $41.99 (available in three colors)

    12. A pair of waterproof Chelsea boots that will keep your feet dry during surprise rainstorms. Unlike bulky, awkward rainboots, you can wear these with practically any outfit.

    Promising reviews: "I loooove these boots!! They fit as expected (if not a little better) and are very comfortable to wear all day. I’m generally a size 10 1/2- 11 depending upon how the boot is made an 11 fit PERFECTLY. I was completely amazed by how cute and comfortable they are! Not too mention, they go well with anything you wear! I wore these with jeans on Tuesday and on Wednesday I wore with a sweater dress." –Italian Girl 2185

    "These are a steal in comparison to other brands. I get so many compliments on these boots. I've had them for about two months and they helped me get through the cold rainy days here in Chicago. They are super comfortable, typically, I wear a shoe size 6.5, but since I like to wear thick socks during winter, I bought a size 7 and that was the right decision. I like the large selection of colors they have." –Michelle

    Price: $24.99+ (available in women's sizes 4-12 and 15 colors)

    13. A Tangle Teezer hairbrush to work out those annoying tangles in wet or dry hair. Because it easily fits in the palm of your hand, it also makes a great travel brush.,

    Promising review: "I give this product 10 stars if I could. I have a 4C texture hair and of African decent. This product worked wonders on my tight curls. I also used it on my daughter who has a finer grade of hair and it still worked great and she did not cry at all when detangling her hair. I will be ordering more in the future. It also arrived pretty quick." –Yanna

    Price: $10.45+ (available in 13 colors)

    14. A waterproof rain jacket to prevent any moisture from seeping into your clothes. It's also super breathable, can be easily packed, and has an adjustable hood you can tighten to fit your head perfectly.,

    Promising review: "This is my favorite jacket I own. I've had one for three years and loved it so much I bought a second color! I wear it every season. On warmer winter days I stick a fleece under it rather than wearing a winter jacket. Blocks wind and so far has been completely water proof. I've worn in in down pours in Haiti, the rain forest of Ecuador, camping in the red river gorge and to theme parks in Orlando. I love it so much I've gotten them as gifts for my mom and sister in laws." –Mary Alice

    Price: $29.98+ (available in women's sizes XS-3XL and 31 colors)

    15. An all-mighty air fryer poised to become your favorite kitchen gadget because it can cook practically any food to crispy perfection with very little oil. Get ready to make the best french fries of your life.,

    I've owned this for a few months and use it almost every day! From heating up frozen hash browns to roasting veggies, this thing gets food so crispy so FAST! Way better than heating up your whole oven. The small size is great for my small apartment and it's plenty big enough for cooking for two people.

    Promising review: "I purchased this product as a gift to myself before the holidays. I wanted to give myself some time before reviewing it so I can really see if this thing is as great as it seems. After using it a couple of times I am happy to report that it IS as great as it seems. I've fried tater tots, mini pizzas, sweet potato fries, and even some carrots! I am so glad I purchased this and next up I'm going to try apple slices and see if I can't make cinnamon apple slices for a snack at work!" –MacKenzie Masten

    Price: $49.99+ (available in six colors)

    16. A pair of classic Adidas sneakers that will never go out of style. They hold up well through countless wears and look just as good with an athleisure look as they do with a sundress.,

    I've owned three pairs of these over the past 10 years and they hold up better than any other sneakers I've ever owned! They're also super comfortable and are my go-to shoes if I know I'll be walking a lot that day.

    Promising review: "These shoes are scrumptious. I am an Adidas fan to begin with, so I know what to expect with regards to fit and style, but ohhhh...getting them fresh out the box is always a religious experience. I got the black Grand Court Sneaker with white stripes. What people love about the iconic brand is true to form in this attractive shoe. The sizing was spot-on. The comfort of this shoe is fantastic. I am sitting here thinking of all kinds of glowing words I can add to this post, because, as you see, I am in love. I do not use this shoe for sport, but for casual wear. The Grand Court Sneaker is perfect with leggings or jeans, and I have even worn them to work with dress pants and a casual top." –Kat R

    Price: $45.99+ (available in sizes 4.5-11 and 36 colors)

    17. A candle wick trimmer for anyone who takes their candle game very seriously. Trimming the wick before the first burn and then in between burns will ensure your candle burns evenly.,

    Promising review: "I've been using scissors for my homemade candles but it's very difficult to get the wick cut evenly when the jar's mouth is so small. I kept getting slanted cuts, of course. I bought this wick cutter and the design is perfect. I can easily fit it within the jar to get a straight trim." –AM

    Price: $13.99

    18. A pair of waterproof booties to protect your dog's paws from rough terrain, hot pavement in the summer, or salt on the ground during winter.,

    Promising review: "I have a 55-lb goldendoodle and purchased a size 7. These are absolutely fantastic! Coming from someone who has now bought 3 different brands and types, these truly supersede the others. He played too hard around the pool and tore all four of his paw pads up. We had to gauze and wrap them but wanted extra protection and cleanliness when going outside. The wide mouth top of these shoes were great for slipping in his bandaged paws and the double Velcro secured them snugly to his feet." –Megan Zendek

    Price: $28.99 (available in seven sizes and four colors)

    19. A floating bookshelf for a seemingly ~magical~ way to display your favorite books. It's a smart solution for small spaces that don't have enough room for a large bookcase.,

    Promising review: "These are so much fun! We ordered the small size, which fits standard hardback books (approximately five to seven hardbacks in my experience). They're a great way to add some extra storage to our very small home, and we've placed them in our hallway so people ask us about them all the time. I'd highly recommend!" –LaBuenaVidaMere

    Price: $12.99+ (available in two sizes)

    20. A faux leather motorcycle jacket that everyone should have in their closet because it looks good paired with pretty much everything — jeans, a lacy tank top, a dress, you name it!

    Promising review: "This is worth every penny you spend on it. The quality of the material is very nice to be faux leather the feel and look would have you thinking otherwise, the fit is perfect. I’m pretty petite so I’m always concerned on how things will fit and honey it fits just fine. I mean I’m overly satisfied with jacket. I get so many compliments whenever I wear this. If you're looking for a staple moto jacket this is it put this in your cart now!" –Lauren Copeland

    Price: $60.53+ (available in women's sizes XS-3X and 31 colors)

    21. An avocado slicer that cuts open the avocado, removes the pits, and slices it into seven even pieces. Preparing your avocado toast for Sunday brunch has never been easier.,

    Promising review: "Avocado? Yes, Please! This tool is awesome. Easy to cut open the fruit. Pit remover works well, just push onto the pit and give it a twist, and the pit pops right out. The best part is the slicer. Makes beautiful slices for a great presentation. The tool can then be used to scrape any remaining fruit out of the skin. Really happy I bought this tool!" –NPR Man

    Price: $9.99

    22. A shower caddy to solve all of your bathroom organizing woes. The shelves are large and sturdy enough to support big shampoo and body wash bottles, and you can maneuver the hooks to fit either around your shower head or on your shower rod.

    white shower caddy with bottles and loofahs on it

    Promising review: "This is the best shower caddy I have ever used. I was worried about it looking cheap, but the gray is matte and looks really sleek. It’s smaller than my previous bamboo shower caddy, but it holds everything in a much more accessible way. The bands are elastic too which is nice. My previous shower caddy would slip and fall every couple if days, but the hook and suction cup combo makes the caddy sturdy and I don’t think it’ll be slipping anytime soon." –Chriscelle Banas

    Price: $20 (available in three colors)

    23. A set of bag holders that keep your food storage bags upright so you can fill them with ease. It's a meal prepper's dream!,

    Promising review: "I love these holders! No more getting the bag dirty and contaminated on the outside when doing chicken or worry about holding the bag up while holding chicken. These are amazing. Also, will be helpful when emptying discarded liquids. Won’t need another set of hands. They are easily adjustable for multiple size baggies and sturdy. You will not regret buying these!" –Amazon Customer

    Price: $9.99 for six

    24. An airtight brown sugar keeper with a terra-cotta dish that prevents your brown sugar from getting rock hard.

    container with brown sugar and a terra cotta disk inside

    Promising review: "This comes with its own moisture disc with lid storage for keeping brown sugar soft. The disc has to be removed from the lid, soaked for 15 minutes, and wiped dry on the surface first; but when you put it in contact with the sugar after that, it will keep the sugar soft and lump free for several months, if necessary. I don't bake over the summer and any left over brown sugar has to weather those months. The natural humidity in the air isn't enough and the apple slice trick gives only limited success. I keep the damp disk against the sugar and everything stays loose. I check once a month and redampen the disk if necessary. This method has saved me from throwing out more sugar bricks than I care to remember over the years. If the container is empty, or the sugar is sealed in its original bag, store the disc in the lid where it never gets lost." – Loretta J. Locicero

    Price: $15.45+ (available in four sizes)

    25. A food chopper to give you perfectly chopped vegetables in five seconds flat. It works as a food processor when you're whipping up sauces, salsas, or salad dressings.,

    Promising reviews: "This is a FANTASTIC chopper. Perfect for choosing how large or small you want your veggies or whatever chopped by the duration of the blend. EASY to clean. Takes about two minutes. I only use this for my salsa now. GREAT PRODUCT!" –Bdawg

    "Perfect little food processor for pureeing/finely mincing vegetables to put in sauces and salsas. That's all I've used it for so far and that's what I got it for, so it works well for my purposes. When I'm making a larger amount of sauce, I do need to work in batches (like one onion at a time) but it's only mildly less convenient. For an amateur cook that only makes food for myself and my partner, I have no need for a full sized processor so I'm happy this option was available." –Whitney P

    Price: $23.23

    26. A furry donut-shaped pet bed that will make your dog feel like they're sleeping on a cloud. The raised rim gives their body support and makes them feel secure as they sleep, and the soft filling will help relieve joint pain.,

    Promising review: "My Cane Corso/Italian Mastiff mix loved this immediately! It can support her head, and she can curl up like she does when she wants to sleep. I researched a lot of products and Amazon shoppers/fellow Cane Corso parents and their big puppies have given this product their seal of approval! She hasn't tried to rip and shred it (thank God there's not a hidden squeaker in it🤣😂🤣). It gives her a place of her own and a place she can hide her 'precious' treasures. I hope all of us will have a more peaceful night and make her less anxious when we have to leave her home for a bit. It can be moved from the living room to bedroom or our vehicle if needed. Total cuteness and comfort!" –Lou
    Price: $34.95+ (available in four sizes and four colors)

    27. A pack of reusable silicone baking cups – they're a cost-effective and eco-friendly alternative to disposable paper cups. They're dishwasher-safe, which makes cleanup a breeze!

    Promising review: "I have always wanted to buy silicone cups because I love to bake (but hate foil and paper cups), so I'm glad I finally got around to it. These are perfect. They are fun and colorful, and despite feeling thin, they are very durable and hold up to oven temperatures no problem. I didn't have to adjust baking times, or grease the cups. My muffins came out really easily with minimal residue. A little tedious to clean because the crumbs get caught in the grooves, but not a huge deal. I just flipped them inside out, and scrubbed with hot water and soap. I would definitely recommend these for any baker!" –Paula
    Price: $7.99 for pack of 12

    28. A storage bench that's exactly what your entryway needs — people can sit on it to put on their shoes before leaving the house, and then when they come back, they can store the shoes inside the bench. Genius!

    Promising review: "Wow, a beautiful item and definitely a front-runner for best value I’ve found on Amazon in recent memory. It’s exactly as pictured and it arrived fully assembled. This helped convert an unused corner of my living room into a nice-looking, functional storage space. I’m pretty sure Marie Kondo would approve of my organizational upgrade. My two little kids also love climbing on this and it’s been sturdy enough to withstand their wild ways." –goodbatch

    Price: $118.99

    You after you start using these products and realize they're definitely worth the hype:


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