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    27 Things From Amazon With Such Great Reviews You May Want To Own Them Yourself

    From scientific cookbooks to biodegradable cleaners, these handy items will quickly become your best friends.

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    1. A candlewick cutter that has a specific shape to make cutting the wick of your most used candles as easy as possible. The long stems and curved top of this wick cutter allow you to easily dip into a candle to cut and catch the wick so you don't have to go digging around for the stem after.

    reviewer using the wick cutter in a candle to trim the wick
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    Promising review: "I am surprised at how well made this tool really is, the cutter blades are thick and ground at an angle that will hold a sharp edge without the need for frequent sharpening. The cutter blades also form a cup that catches the drop so it doesn't fall into the wax. The finish is highly polished which makes cleaning soot and wax easy as a quick wipe with a paper towel. This is a great heavy-duty tool that will last forever and I highly recommend it. If you burn a lot of candles, you might consider purchasing more than one, the surprisingly low price makes it possible to have a cutter next to every candle you have." —Amazon Customer

    Price: $6.59 (available in two colors)

    2. And a rechargeable candle lighter to save you time and energy when you want to light your six pumpkin spice candles. No more *click click* from your butane lighters as they fight to produce a flame. Just charge this, hold the button down, and let the electric current light your wicks.

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    Promising review: "Yes yes yes. The answer is yes — you need this, yes it’s awesome, yes it’s eco-friendly. I am so pleased with my purchase of this handy-dandy little gadget. As an avid candle user, this is KEY! Always stumbling through drawers to find a lighter that works, that’s not out of lighter fluid and having that dreaded click click click from being used up. You won’t have that problem anymore! This is a rechargeable electric lighter! Hello! No more multiple purchases of countless lighters, no more adding all those empty lighters to the garbage adding unnecessary waste. Just recharge as needed, which I have yet to need to charge after a few weeks now." —Ann D.

    Price: $10.18+ (available in six colors)

    3. A contoured sleep mask with padding so you don't have to worry about waking up in the morning with bent eyelashes. Reviewers love this sleep mask because it blocks all light, is super comfy, and makes it easy to sleep on your side.

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    Promising review: "This mask is amazing. So comfortable and blocks ALL ambient light. I am a side and stomach sleeper. When I sleep on my stomach I generally am partially face down. The other masks that I have used end up smashing my eyelashes, which doesn't seem like a big deal, but it's uncomfortable and I've lost all curl in the eyelashes of my right eye. The 3D is amazingly comfortable and the padding kept my eyelid from being pressed against the mask/bed. This mask has a band that is tightened through a sort of buckle, similar to a bra strap and I don't believe I will ever have to tie knots as there is plenty of room for tightening." —Molly Y

    Price: $18.99 (available in four colors)

    4. A pair of earmuffs because the cold months are making their way back into our lives and there's nothing worse than having freezing ears. These super-cute earmuffs save your lil' ears from the biting cold and are also a fantastic wardrobe addition.

    reviewer the earmuffs in white with black pants, red shoes, a black shirt, and a blue jean jacket standing on concrete
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    Promising review: "I really love these, they’re super soft and cute. They totally cover your ears, no problem there! I have a problem wearing headbands because they cause a headache. These earmuffs are just loose-fitting enough not to give me one! I’m so happy with this purchase. Can’t wait to use them out in the snow." —TheCrustomer

    Price: $12.95 (available in five colors)

    5. A set of stackable cosmetics drawers to clean up the mess that is your bathroom counter. With these drawers, you'll be able to easily access all your getting ready necessities in a clean, organized fashion.

    reviewer image of the drawers filled with cosmetic items stacked on each other on a counter space
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    Promising review: "Loved this item, just what I expected. Was able to fit all my foundations and setting powders in one drawer. In the other, I filled with blushes, blenders, and mascaras. I stacked my palette organizer on top, I love the setup I have now. Saves me a lot of space." —CVee

    Price: $20.99+ (available in three sizes)

    6. A multi-surface cleaner pack that's biodegradable so you can feel good about using it to wash dirt and grime from alllllll your surfaces. It'll be hard to believe there aren't any harsh chemicals in this when it magically cleans your home, but it's true! Plus, it smells like clean, crisp basil.

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    Promising review: "Love, love, love the smell of this product! I use it in the homes that I clean for a living. Customers always ask what I use because they also love the scent! My go-to cleaner since it has less harsh ingredients and instead uses plant-derived ingredients and essential oils. This is a concentrated product so a little goes a looong way!" —Amazonfan626

    Price: $15.98

    7. A pack of airtight food storage containers with chalkboard-like labels on them so you can have the aesthetically pleasing cabinet of your dreams. Bonus: They keep food fresh and sealed tight so you don't have to worry about spoiled ingredients.

    reviewer image of the stackable airtight containers in a pantry
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    Promising review: "These are the perfect touch to add a homey feeling to the kitchen. The lids are well made and it took me a few minutes to figure out how to take them apart to clean. You just remove the lid, push down on the lid and the big spring allows the little notch to be exposed and you slide the little plastic top off. They are well made and the little stickers are cool. Love them. Might make a really great gift." —Golfwoman

    Price: $24.64+ (available in three colors)

    8. A kitchen torch perfect for chefs of all skill levels. Whether you're torching the perfect crème brûlée or just trying to melt some cheese on your sandwich, this handy little torch will make cooking your new favorite hobby.

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    Promising review: "This is the most satisfying kitchen purchase I’ve made in a long time. What’s more fun than a torch, and it’s incredibly effective and convenient as well. The first dish I used the torch in was a bacon-wrapped pork loin. I was thrilled to be able to quickly achieve the crispy crunchy exterior while keeping the center of the loin moist and perfectly cooked. It could not have come out better, and it was simple as hell. Highly recommended!" —Michael

    Price: $31.99+ (available in six styles)

    9. A tool kit because you never know when you're going to need a screwdriver or wrench. Was I skeptical when my dad bought me this after graduation? Absolutely. But I'd be lying if I said it wasn't the handiest thing I have ever owned. I'm the cool friend with a toolbox now and soon you will be too.

    the full tool kit open with hammer, screwdrivers, wrenches, and bolt tighteners
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    Promising review: "I was looking for a mini toolset to use around the house for a few renovation projects. I looked in the store and online. After researching this, I decided to purchase this toolset. I am glad I bought it. The case is small and can be stored anywhere securely. No worries about anything falling out. It has a basic tool just for about anything you need depending on the work that you are completing. It was at a great price. I would recommend this if you are looking for a tool kit to get you started or just to have around." —ET

    Price: 23.99+ (available in four sizes)

    10. An indoor electric grill since outdoor grill parties are a thing of the past come fall and winter. Achieve cookout-level dishes from the comfort of your home with this simple stove top grill.

    reviewer image of the grill on top of a stove with two piece of meat grilling on top and a red kettle in the background
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    Promising review: "Let me start by saying I am a cook and I live in NYC in an apartment. Historically, grilling has been my limitation. I have tested everything from stove top grill pans to contact grills (aka George Foreman) to broiler pans. And when I say tested I mean I read reviews and bought appliances to only give them away or donate them. Earlier this week I found this grill. I figured another $60 wasted but let's try. THIS APPLIANCE IS AMAZING! Finally, I found an indoor grill that GRILLS." —From79

    Price: $74.99

    11. A tub and tile cleaner that will save you time and cut down on the inevitable back pain that comes from bending down to scrub your shower floors. Just spray and scrub with this extendable brush and suddenly, cleaning won't be such a dreaded activity.

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    Promising review: "This is by far the best tube brush I ever had. I tried different brushes in the past but this is the easiest and sturdiest of all of them. I was able to scrub the shower walls and get in the corners of the bath, too. This brush is a must-have!" —jamie

    Price: $25.99

    12. A water bottle organizer for easy access to your water bottle collection in the morning. No more rifling through the cabinet or having to pull out five bottles just to find the one you wanted in the way back. This will clean up your cupboard space and make it easy to choose your hydration receptacle each day.

    reviewer image of the organizer with three shelves and three waterbottles in each shelf
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    Promising review: "This organizer is amazing! I always kept our surplus of water bottles in the small cabinet above our sink. Every time I took one out, three more would fall out. I am so glad I found this! It took 20 seconds to put together and forced me to purge some bottles I’ve been hoarding for far too long. Buy this immediately!" —Amazon Customer

    Price: $24.99

    13. A soft-serve maker that magically takes fruit and turns it into an ice cream fantasy. This dreamy machine will satisfy your sweet tooth and get rid of those overripe bananas you were just going to throw away. Plus, it comes with a recipe book so you can get started making delicious treats right away.

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    Promising review: "It is a true marvel of science, magically producing perfect frozen yogurt from fruit, yes that's right, magic. It blew my mind how similar it is to real ice cream. If you had placed a bowl in front of me, I dare say I would not recognize its true composition of pure fruit. Magic frozen yogurt that I am now guiltlessly consuming as I transcribe this very review. I can say with confidence, this magic frozen yogurt leaves you feeling healthy, full, and like you've just had a bowl of ice cream...for breakfast. Which I will admit without shame is my dream breakfast, but a breakfast I have held out on for the sheer sake of dignity, until now, my friends." —Tosh

    Price: $44.98+ (available in five colors)

    14. A set of bottle cleaners to clean the aforementioned water bottle collection. With this easy set, you can clean big bottles, small bottles, long ones, and straws as well. Don't be like my friend who doesn't wash his water bottles for over a year. Please, don't be that person.

    the full set of bottle cleaners with a narrow brush, to big bottle brushes, a small straw, and a straw cleaner
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    Set includes a straw cleaner, small brush, narrow brush, and two big bottle brushes. 

    Promising review: "This set was everything I was looking for! There are five people in the house and we all have different bottles, so I needed brushes that would be versatile enough for all of us. A lot of the other brushes we used had large plastic heads that wouldn't fit through bottles with narrower openings, but even the largest brush was able to fit through our smallest bottle. Wonderful quality and amazing price as well!" —Ann Kim

    Price: $9.99

    15. A pack of O'Keeffe's hand cream if you have hands so cracked the only thing that will save them is a miracle cream. Hello, I am here to deliver you said miracle cream. O'Keeffe's is beloved by reviewers who are teachers, food service workers, and handwashing enthusiasts who saw their hands crack horribly during peak pandemic. This stuff really works in reviving your skin.

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    Promising review: "When I tell you that my hands were cracked and bleeding two days ago, I'm not exaggerating. I'm a daycare teacher and I'm washing my hands eight times an hour, and that's not even counting things like using the restroom, bleach cleaning several times a day, and the other 10 million times my hands might come in contact with water each day. I don't have time to drink a few sips of water while in my classroom, let alone slather on lotion after each wash, but my hands were in so much pain! I was searching for a hand cream that would deliver some serious results quickly, without me having to reapply several times a day. I got this delivered on Saturday evening and started using it right away. Sunday morning rolled around and my hands looked and felt so much better. It's now Monday morning and they are almost completely healed. This stuff is worth its weight in gold if you ask me. Buy it. You won't be disappointed!" —Colby

    Price: $14.99

    16. A bottle of leave-in deep conditioner filled with vitamin E and ginseng to help with breakage and hair hydration. Reviewers credit this leave-in conditioner with taming frizz and flyaways they never could control before.

    reviewer showing their curly hair without frizz after using the product
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    Promising review: "This product has worked wonders for me. I have super-curly hair and go through trying a bunch of different products and have a hard time finding something that works without drying my hair out or making it crunchy or flaky. This does none of the above. Soft, defines curls, smells good, I recommend!" —works4curlies

    Price: $7.31

    17. A small portable Bluetooth speaker that's waterproof so you don't have to worry about accidentally splashing water on it during beach or pool outings. Plus, you can even clip it in your shower to maximize your singing potential while you shampoo your hair.

    reviewer image of the speaker hanging in the shower
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    Promising review: "For years, I would carry a large portable radio to the volleyball court on the beach. It was heavy and took up a lot of room. Last year, I switched to a small Bluetooth speaker, but it didn't have the power I needed, and the battery crapped out after about two hours. THIS year, I bought the Clip 3, with 1000 mAh, and had it cranked on high for over three hours. Great sound out of such a small package, and it clips right to the bottom of the net or a beach umbrella. I couldn't be more pleased." —Matt B

    Price: $49.95 (available in 12 colors)

    18. A pack of microfiber towels if you need a quick-dry option for your hair after a shower. These super-absorbent towels dry your hair without any heat damage or harsh pulling and squeezing. Just wrap it up and get on with your morning routine while your hair dries.

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    Promising review: "I got these hair towels because I wanted something more manageable than a regular towel. I can’t believe I didn’t order these sooner! I love them. They are super soft and absorbent. The quality is excellent. I throw one of these on my head while I’m getting ready and it keeps my hair out of the way as well as drying it. I am very happy with the purchase and would definitely recommend." —Amazon Customer

    Price: $11.99+ (available in four color patterns)

    19. A set of space-saving hangers so you can make the most of that tiny closet in your apartment. These handy tools allow you to hang five individual hangers on each one so you can have a cascading array of easy-to-access clothes.

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    Promising review: "I cannot say enough about how these hangers have transformed my tiny, odd-shaped closet. I was so desperate for more space, I was considering spending big bucks to have a professional come in and redesign the space. Then I found these and it's like my hanging space quadrupled! It feels downright luxurious in my closet now. I can see all my clothes and nothing is squished together like it used to be. I can also comfortably add a substantial amount of clothing and would still have room to grow. BUY THESE IMMEDIATELY!" —milanina77

    Price: $13.99+ (available in two colors and packs of 10 or 16)

    20. A desk accessory set in a beautiful rose gold color to add a touch of glam to your WFH station. Complete with a stapler, tape dispenser, ballpoint pen, and binder clips, you'll be ready to take on the day with these necessary accessories on your desk.

    the desk accessory set in rose gold with binder clips, stapler, staple remover, and tape dispenser
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    Set includes a tape dispenser, stapler, ballpoint pen, staple remover, staples, and binder clips. 

    Promising review: "This looks absolutely sophisticated and sleek on my desk. I adore this set, everything works great. I would highly recommend. I was very skeptical at first thinking they were poorly made, but that’s not a problem with any of these. Great price, too!" —Theresa Hamilton

    Price: $16.99

    21. A diffuser for maximum curls and definition in your hair. The classic design of this diffuser tames frizz and emphasizes shine so you can have gorgeous, glowing curls without any frizzy flyaways.

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    Promising review: "I really loved this diffuser! I immediately was drawn to the way it is designed and the colors are everything. Not to mention it is not heavy like a normal blow-dryer and is super lightweight. You won't be disappointed!" —Karolina Curlz

    Price: $34.95

    22. A shoe organizer for under the bed that will clear up space in any room. These stackable containers zip shoes up that aren't in season (think: flip-flops in December) but still provide easy access on the off-chance you book a tropical getaway.

    reviewer image of the shoe organizer full of shoes slid under a bench with a bag and boots on top
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    Promising review: "Perfect. I needed a way to organize the shoes I wear each day within reach. I slid one under my bed, and I put the other in my closet with shoes I don't wear as often. The bottom shelves in my closet tend to collect dust, so this will keep them dust free. You could even stack them." —Donna Ortiz

    Price: $21.99+ (available in three styles)

    23. A mini projector because movie night simply isn't worth it if isn't being projected onto a wall in your living room. Host a Harry Potter marathon complete with Butterbeer and this fancy projector for the ultimate fall aesthetic.

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    Promising review: "Great little projector! I’ve had it about three months and used it about 20 times. Perfect for our outdoor movies, the kids love it! I’ve been recommending this machine to everyone in my neighborhood! So easy to use! Picture quality is great!" —Amazon Customer

    Price: $86.99

    24. A super-cute shacket to keep you warm and still lookin' stylish as heck in these early months of fall. The plaid pattern and oversized feel are a timeless vintage look that can be paired with anything from jeans to joggers.

    reviewer wearing the shacket in plaid green and white with ripped jeans and black boots
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    Promising review: "This shacket is perfect for fall and tailgating. It's oversized but still cute, the colors are great, and it's soft with pockets! I've had over 10 people ask me where I got it, so that's when you know a product is a winner. I will be wearing this with graphic tees and even sweaters every fall! Great transitional piece that can be worn year-round!" —Jaeda

    Price: $29.98+ (available in sizes S–XL and 10 colors)

    25. A hanging toiletry travel bag so you can have one place to keep all your moisturizers and haircare products on business trips. This handy bag holds so much it seems endless but folds up into one easy-to-carry bag you can stash in your suitcase.

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    Promising review: "I travel a lot for work and personal reasons. I like to have my makeup/shower/haircare ready to go, rather than packing each time. This case is wonderful. It is big enough to store all of my goods. I had something similar in size before, but it did not have the hanger, so it was difficult to use in small hotel bathrooms. Problem solved! I also love the color. If you want to carry all your stuff in one place, this is the way to go." —MarMor

    Price: $27.99 (available in two colors)

    26. Or a few packing cubes to help you make the most of a small suitcase or backpack. These handy cubes keep things organized (read: No more rifling through your bag to find one shirt) and help save space when you're trying to travel light.

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    Promising review: "I travel at least twice a year, so this was a must-have for me! It saved me so much space in my suitcase and better organization too. I managed to fit around 18 female T-shirts/tank tops in one of those cubes. The mesh netting helps to see what is in there. The material seems durable. I threw the cubes (zipped up) in the washing machine with my clothes and hang them up to air dry. They are holding up fine after the washes. Definitely recommended it for families that travel. Different-colored cubes for each person, so the clothes won't be mixed up." —Joanne

    Price: $21.99+ (available in three sizes and in six colors)

    27. And a scientific cookbook that will teach you the art of cooking through fun, sciencey language. Not only will you be able to cook up a mean family meal, you'll also be able to explain to your guests the science behind what you cooked and how you cooked it. Bon appétit!

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    Promising review: "This is a cookbook that everyone must buy. It is absolutely amazing, and also a fantastic gift! I am a scientist myself, and so the descriptions and the science behind the cooking is SO cool! Great gift for scientist friends in particular! The meals I have prepared have turned out absolutely delicious, AND they look very much like his professional photos, too! This is the first time where I've followed the recipe and what I make looks like what the authors made! This book is absolutely amazing. It will educate you, it will make you a smarter and more confident chef, and it will absolutely entertain you! Kenji has some subtle jokes throughout and some extremely cute pictures of dogs. Awesome book and will be purchasing for family and friends as gifts!" —Anne

    Price: $30.23

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