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    44 Random Products On Amazon Our Readers Are Loving In 2018

    Fairy lights, sex toys, whitening toothpaste, and tons of other random things hundreds of people have bought from our posts in 2018.

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    1. An adhesive brush for cats who need ~pawsitive~ touch stimulation, or a self-deshedding station.

    Promising review: "I have a blind cat that is very touch sensitive. I noticed she spent a lot of time head-butting one of the corners of the square legs on my bed frame. I attached this to my bed frame with the sticky stuff that comes with it. It's been up for a while now, and it has had many intense head butts from my cat, and it's still perfectly in place. To put it mildly, she loves this thing. Especially due to her lack of sight, I tend to worry about her not getting enough mental stimulation. So far, I think this is probably the best thing I have bought for her to enrich her environment. I'm sure that sighted cats would love it just the same. Essentially, it gives them a way of getting scratches even when you're not around — and they're completely in control of it, so they can get scratched exactly where they want." —Breanna

    Price: $4.99 (includes adhesive strips and small pouch of catnip, which can be inserted into the inner brush compartment)

    2. A candle dedicated to the icon of your choice so you can surround yourself with powerful, creative energy, and paint a badass self-portrait.

    Promising review: "Adorable. As a Catholic, I take my candles seriously. I light it while I'm making art. Frida is an icon and hero for me, she overcame insurmountable pain and painted her emotions. So I light it and say a prayer, even the words written on it. It lights well and stays lit, but like all candles, I would not leave it unattended. I LOVE this candle." —HYPNOJADE

    Price: $12.95 (choose from 20 different "saints")

    3. A shoe/foot deodorizer to de-funk your shoes after they get soaked in a sudden summer downpour and still smell like you waded through a sweaty swamp weeks later.

    Promising review: "I've been indoor rock-climbing for three years. I use this spray inside my climbing shoes, and also on my feet after I climb. My shoes have honestly never had an offensive odor since using! I climb once or twice a week, and I JUST had to order my second bottle, so I’m also impressed with how long one bottle can last. Definitely recommend! I’ve only used the minty scent, I haven’t tried the others." —Katie

    Price: $12.95 (choose from three scents)

    4. A waterproof and rechargeable Satisfyer Pro Traveler clit stimulator that'll keeping you ~cumming~ round the mountains while traversing, or take you to orgasms you'd never dream of having in your own bed.

    Promising review: "Out of the four Satisfyer models I own, this is my absolute favorite! I own the Pro Deluxe, Pro plus vibration, and Pro 4 couples. They all are good and have their own merits, but this is just so functional for me. Of all four models this is the smallest; however it's just as powerful. It has its own case helping prevent accidental turn-on. I love how easy this is for me to hold, and I also like the button placement — it's very easy to change intensity even in use. Due to the tiny size, it also works well during penetration as long as you don't mind holding it during use. The magnetic charging is fairly quick and easy. All rechargeable Satisfyer models use the same charging system and cable making it compatible with any toy. If you've never owned an air pressure stimulator, the sensation is divine and feels like a slight suction, with gentle pulsing directing waves to the clitoris. Before I bought my first one, I can honestly say I had never felt ANYTHING quite like it. The orgasms I experience from the Satisfyers are deep, throbbing, intense, full-body type of orgasm." —Reviews 4 U

    Price: $39.95

    5. And a waterproof cock ring with seven speed modes and enough power for self and partner satisfaction.

    Promising review: "Let's just say that it's perfect! Does wonders for us both. I am not one to normally be comfortable sharing this, but it deserves recognition. It was WELL worth it!"—Maureen C.

    Price: $25.96

    6. A selfie light perfect for taking glorious selfies, or having by your side when it's time to do your makeup. Either way it'll have you looking cute in front of all your enemies, my personal fav hobby!

    The light has three selfie light modes, nine levels of brightness, and is compatible with most smartphones.

    Promising review: "I love this light. The settings are great, my pictures have never looked better. The USB cord is super convenient. I like to plug it into my laptop so I can carry it around." —Sam Gonzales

    Price: $17.99

    7. An anti-chafing thigh band you can simply slip on and say goodbye to the chafing woes of summer.

    Promising review: "How cute are these? What a fantastic idea: They took something that was needed by millions of people (chafing guard) and made it both practical and adorable. They come in a handful of colors. For me, the size small was just right. MAKE SURE YOU MEASURE — don't make any assumptions on your size. This is very well made, and has built-in clear silicone rings — one at the top, and one at the bottom. These are what keep it from sliding up or down. They work well to protect against chafing in dresses, skirts, shorts, and pants." —Heather

    Get them in red size small, in beige size medium, in black size L, or in black size XL for $18.95.

    8. A set of two pairs of socks specially designed for Muggles who live by the motto "Give socks, free elves".

    Promising review: "I ordered these for my mom, whose favorite pair of socks had finally worn out. This were very quick to arrive, packaged well, cute, and super soft! She loves them!" —Jessica

    Price: $6.99+ (one size fits most, three colors)

    9. A menstrual cup over 5K people use to be more comfortable when their menstrual cycle is bloody awful, period.

    Promising review: "I have been wanting to try a menstrual cup for a few months now but have been afraid to buy one. They seem so huge! I finally broke down in bought a small although I have had two kids, a high cervix, and I'm almost 29. It arrived the day before my cycle and the first time I inserted it, it fit like a glove! I know that I'm probably one of the lucky few that didn't have to practice with it but I am amazed how you actually can't feel it.I have had no leaks and although I can't speak about heavy periods, on my first day a regular tampon gets changed every 3.5 hours, and when I dumped this after four, it was barely halfway full. I'm not squeamish when it comes to blood but I didn't realized how thick menstrual blood was. It makes it difficult to dump. If you're one that hates getting blood on your hands this isn't for you. If you don't mind a little more cleanup, and are tired of smelly cycles and dryness, definitely give this a try." —jessica b

    Price: $13.95+ (available in two sizes and three colors)

    10. A teeth-whitening toothpaste for anyone who's tried other teeth-whitening pastes and is tired of *bracing* themselves for another letdown.

    Promising review: "LOVE this toothpaste! I’ve used all the normal tooth-whitening toothpastes, and they never seemed to make any difference. With this toothpaste, I could see a difference after only two days. Even my husband couldn’t believe how well it worked, and it made his teeth so clean — like you-just-left-the-dentist clean. Just so you are aware, it’s purple!" —Busy momma

    Price: $24

    11. A six-pack of fairy lights so you can decorate plants, vases, costumes, furniture, and whatever else you want to look precious and delicate and de~light~ful.

    The charge lasts up to 48 hours.

    Promising review: "I love these little fairy lights! The strings of lights were ready to use as soon as I got them. These little battery powered lights give off a warm light, and can be manipulated around decorations, costumes, or almost anywhere I choose to put them because they are on a thin wire. They are sturdy lights, but the wire is thin enough to not be noticed much when the lights are on or off. There is also a large enough space between lights so you can wedge the wires into crevices, or loop them around items. The on/off switch is easily accessed with a little extra wire at that end so you can move it to make it more accessible. These also don't get hot, so they work perfect for decorating the plants or other heat-sensitive things. I highly recommend these if you're looking to light up or decorate areas where plugged in lights are difficult. Centerpieces would be perfect with these and add a warm atmosphere." —Tommy + Mich

    Price: $9.49 (for a six-pack)

    12. A best-selling headlight restoration kit I wish I knew existed back when I was driving a 2001 Saturn with headlights made of smog.

    Promising review: "This is a nice little kit that will make a great difference if you have headlights that look fuzzy and don't give off the light they should. The steps are simple, and the final appearance is great. The before-and-after difference was major." —RNS

    Price: $10.50

    13. A family-friendly cookbook to help you make this scrumptious meringue pie and countless other drool-worthy recipes.

    Promising review: "My husband bought this book for me for Mother’s Day. I had no idea what to expect and I’m delighted with it. It’s a collection of their family recipes from both sides, so it’s a great blend of mostly Southern comfort food, with a few Syrian and Korean dishes with a family-friendly yet sophisticated vibe. Her recipes are easy, flavorful, and call for everyday ingredients. I think she has a slight crush on Gruyere cheese. I’m fine with that because I do too." —Jennifer Guerrero

    Price: $14.99+

    14. A mosquito killer made of environmentally sound corn cob granules coated in Bti (bacillus thuringiensis israelensis — basically mosquito larvae killer) for anyone to kill all hell-spawned blood suckers. Sprinkle a little of this in ponds, gutters, along the fence, under the deck, etc. — bye, bugs!

    Promising review: "I spread this stuff around five days ago (in potted plants, low spots in the yard, bottoms of gutter spouts, patches of mulch that retain water, and five red Solo cups stapled to the fence filled with water per another user's suggestion), and today I'm enjoying a nice, cold beer on the deck. I have only seen one mosquito who wandered away from me in a daze, looking for his hell-spawn brethren. I used to light a seance circle of citronella candles and slather myself in bug spray — but now? Peace and tranquility. The jug will probably last me at least three summers. I'm a changed man." —Alan

    Price: $16.26

    15. A pair of fish slippers that are never gonna never gonna give you up, never gonna let you drown (prob don't actually wear these in the water though). If you can think of a better fish pun, let ~minnow~.

    Promising review: "Go ahead, do yourself a favor, and buy a pair of these bad boys. Women will swoon, men will envy you. These things will take your stride to the next level. Once you put them on, there's no looking back. Kiss your old life goodbye, and greet the new superior person you've become. You're welcome." —Matthew Eiswerth

    Price: $21.99+ (available in sizes 4.5–11.5)

    16. And a body wash infused with nutrient-rich seaweed to help your skin feel pampered and hydrated.

    Promising review: "Hubby and I are huge fans of Seaweed Bath Company products. He has psoriasis and I have eczema, so a hydrating body wash that also soothes skin is important to us. Prior to trying this we had used the citrus and mint scents of the body wash. Many unscented products still have a smell — chemical or herbal. But these products do not. We use the unscented body lotion and have used the unscented bar soap, all of which still 'smell' ok, and this is no different. It is also great that you can use this on your face, so if you get facial psoriasis, this can help." —Lynda Lippin

    Price: $10.52+ (available in four scents)

    17. A nail-biting polish thousands of people swear by so you can stop biting your nails for good.

    Promising review: "I’ve been a nail biter my entire life and NOTHING worked to make me quit. I tried quitting biting my nails cold turkey once (lol) and anxiety built up like crazy because I couldn’t have my oral fixation. Then I tried this product and it worked wonders. It was so nasty and bitter that I was forced to find another, productive hobby. I love this stuff because I hate it. Lol. I’d recommend this to the WORST nail biters." —kelly

    Price: $15.50

    18. A BS-free self-empowerment guide filled with advice and tips on how to be a model citizen and adult.

    Promising review: "Amazing. Motivating. Whatever your issue is, you can find a solution or a way to handle it. It is a rare thing when I cannot put book down. In this case I finished it in a day, and I am about to read it once more." —Jim Demetrios

    Price: $11.99+

    19. A set of five squishy meowsers offering their adorable bellies to squish and pull and squeeze the stress away.

    Promising review: "These adorable, squishy little meowsers are pretty irresistible to rub. We bought a few for home and for work, and it is relaxing to rub their tummies. One caveat is that they can leave a little residue on a surface, so I'd probably not leave them resting on my laptop or a nice wooden surface. Even so, they are cute, whimsical, and fun. We'd recommend." —Marshall Kass

    Price: $6.09 (for a five-piece set)

    20. A versatile exercise board you'll actually have fun using as you twist and turn your way into shape while watching TV.

    Promising review: "We love this board! It came with a DVD that gives instructions on how to use the board properly for an effective workout. It is great for balance, or for anyone who doesn't like to exercise. It is easy to use, doesn't break the bank, and we recommend buying a mat to go underneath it to protect your floor. I had a Thigh Master long ago, this by far does not even compare, as it is WAY better and more effective. Using hand weights helps significantly." —Bookworm12

    Price: $22.99+ (available in four colors)

    21. A best-selling book about the wonders of animal flatulence to make you swoon, laugh, and say, "Be still, my beating *fart*".

    Is there anything more thrilling than flatulence?

    Promising review: "I have a science-minded first-grader, and this book — casual science though it is — was a complete delight for him and his father. They giggled their way through it the first time, and my son will still pop up with 'did you know....' facts. Great fun book." —Literary Equivalent

    Price: $9.99+

    22. A sleep mask and ear plug set for anyone who is ready to block out the sun and sleep like it's the apocalypse.

    Promising review: "I work nights and needed a mask to block out all the sunlight when I’m sleeping in the day, and this definitely gets the job done!" —Diane

    Price: $12.90 (six colors)

    23. And a best-selling true crime memoir that just may keep you up for nights on end.

    Promising review: "Once you pick this book up, at the risk of sounding trite, you won't be able to put it back down. I'll Be Gone in the Dark is the kind of genre-busting, heartbreaking, world-shaking book that will introduce a whole new generation of readers to the power of nonfiction done well. Not only does the pitch-perfect pace grab the reader by the wrist and pull them breathlessly along, but the book walks the line between memoir and true crime in a way that has never been done so flawlessly before. McNamara takes the reader on an emotional journal that is at times shocking, entertaining, joyful, and devastating. I don't care if you are into true need to grab this book and set aside a day to wrap yourself up in its story obsession." —Kristine Hale

    Price: $14.99+

    24. A small but powerful travel toiletry bag capable of storing everything on your "do not travel without" beauty/self-care list.

    It's see-through so you don't have to fumble and get everything out of it when you go through airport security!

    Promising review: "This is a game-changer. I work in consulting and travel 50-75% of the time for my job. I've burned through many a quart baggie over the last few years and dozens of flights. It's nearly impossible to use the full volume of a quart baggie without breaking the zipper, and this toiletry bag allows me to bring about 150% of what I was able to fit in my crappy press-and-seal bags." —Ainsley H.

    Price: $12.99 (available in eight colors)

    25. A pair of reading glasses ready to keep your eyes safe from eye strain and blue light, because somebody's gotta do it.

    A hero among us.

    Promising review: "Use them at work every day. I have three 19" monitors, and there is a big reduction in the eye strain." —Carl W. Smith

    Price: $11.99 (available in three shades and 14 eye strengths)

    26. And a tube of Nerdwax that'll put an end to the anarchy of your glasses sliding down your nose singing, "These specs were made for slippin', and that's just what I'll do."

    Promising review: "My coworkers are always wanting to use my Nerdwax! It will have to be a stocking-stuffer this year. I am a dentist and I wear heavy glasses that have magnifying loupes and a light attached. Touching your glasses while gloved up is a 'no-no' and I had to try Nerdwax after seeing it on Shark Tank. It works!" —MtnMike

    Price: $10.99

    27. A helpful book for those of us who need to dust off those coping skills and positive-thinking patterns that are somewhere deep in our brains.

    Promising review: "This book was amazing. It completely transformed my thought process. It took me out of a really bad headspace!" —Pope John Paul II

    Price: $11.99

    28. A hoodie with a dog (or cat) carrying pouch I need immediately for ultimate snuggle on the go times with my pup and I will not rest until I have it.

    For real, my birthday is coming up, who is gonna get me this?

    Promising review: "My transformation into the local Crazy Cat Lady is now complete. My kittyroo shirt arrived today. I’m shocked at the calming effect it has on all three of my cats. Mama Griz, who I thought would draw blood if I stuffed her in this pocket, nearly went to sleep! And Catmandu, my kitty who’s overstimulated by everything, loved it. It fits as I expected; I bought a large since I figured I’d want it on the bigger side for my cats. Even my 12-pounder fit ok, but if your cat’s much bigger than that, they might not fit comfortably. The fabric feels soft; and the fleecy lining in the pocket zips out for warmer days and washing." —Tammy

    Price: $15.49+ (available in sizes S–XXL and in five colors)

    29. A gorge stainless steel water bottle available in 23 ~waterfall~ colors everyone shall be jealous of.

    Promising review: "This is my second Mira bottle purchase. You won't be disappointed. If you like cold water, get this. If you like your hot beverages staying hot, get this. The bottle I purchased was also beautiful! The wood grain design is very chic, and I feel great taking the bottle with me everywhere. The 25 oz. bottle is tall, so doesn't always fit where it's convenient (i.e., under the cold-water spout at my job's watercooler, on a shelf in the fridge), but it helps me drink more water if I have more capacity." —Koty

    Price: $12.50+ (available in two sizes and 23 colors)

    30. A bright dotted notebook you'll use to bullet-journal and keep track of your wild, wild life.

    Promising review: "Purchased this for my bullet journal because I didn't want to break the bank getting the more popular brands, but this is just as amazing and can replace the Moleskine and Leuchtturm1917 dotted journals! The color comes just as shown, the pages are the perfect thickness (I use Sharpie pens and it doesn't bleed through) and it also lays pretty flat. Obsessed. No need to pay $25+ for a journal when you've got Unni!" —Amazon Customer

    Price: $10.95 (available in five colors)

    31. And a pack of 20 pens in assorted colors to jot down grocery lists, errands, and ap*point*ment reminders in every color of the rainbow.

    Promising review: "Surprised at how much I love these. I’m a bit of a pen snob, and was looking for some new ones to use with my planner. These have worked well — thin lines, and the color is vibrant. Dries fast." —jess

    Price: $13.99 (available in 20 assorted colors)

    32. A key holder and high-tech multi-tool keychain ideal for tucking away your keys into a super-handy little device and ending the *searching in my bag for my messy key ring* struggle for good.

    A compact key holder and key ring replacement keeps the tension and prevents unintended loosening over time.

    Promising review: "The Pivot approaches key organization from a totally different angle and WOW it's cool! It's compatible with lots of key-shaped multi-tools and add-ons, and you can add extra modules to the sides. I've seen a flashlight, key locator and box opener modules. Not only don't you hear the jingle of keys in your pocket, but it consolidates some useful EDC tools into the same compact package. Worth checking out, and it's a unique key organizer because of its modularity." —Thomas O'Leary

    Price: $19.53+ (three colors)

    33. A "Why I Love You" journal sure to turn every S.O. that receives it into the biggest softy.

    Promising review: "This book is so adorable! I can't wait to fill each page out and share it with my significant other. Would be great for Valentine's Day, but I'm planning to give it for a special occasion. There is a bookmark ribbon and a elastic closing." —Midor1tora

    Price: $9.89

    34. A dental guard so good at protecting your teeth from enamel cruelty, it's been called the ~flossoraptor~ of mouth guards.

    Promising review: "I really love this product, I wear it every night. It was really easy to mold and very comfortable to wear. I also contemplate on wearing during the day since I seem to have a lot of stress and I take it out in my teeth (by grinding). These guards are truly a saver on enamel and tooth health. Will definitely purchase again and Highly Recommend!" —Lisa M. Borrego

    Price: $12.99 (for a pack of six various sizes)

    35. A waterproof wireless wand *massager* with the ~vibes~ you need to go down to O-town in the pool, in the shower, on a waterslide, whatever. Do you.

    Promising review: "Let me start with the minor details, and I'll go 'down' from there. You can tell right from opening the box that this is going to be well worth the money. The included charger fits neatly and tightly in the massager with no wiggle room. The massager itself is very well made, and is lightweight, which is a good indicator it will hold a charge. After a full charge, I went through all the different cycles and power. There are a ton to choose from, and the power is at it's highest level after it has been turned off and back on. That's a bonus when you need a quick 'massage'. This small package delivers big-time power. Trust me, if you stayed away from rechargeable products in fear of losing quality, you simply don't have to worry about it. We started to notice a loss of power after about one and a half hours of use. Now to the best part — waterproof! We live in a very secluded area of Texas, so the main reason we bought this was to use it in the pool. WOW! Very hot! ;) It is certainly waterproof after two weeks of use. The material isn't slippery when submerged in water. Works perfectly." —Ozzmosis

    Price: $39.95 (available in eight speeds and eight colors)

    36. A compact travel umbrella with a wind vent that's got you covered when you're facing a different type of wet and wild.

    Promising review: "I bought this umbrella to take on my honeymoon to London and boy am I glad I had this with me because it rained like crazy! What I loved most about this umbrella was how portable it was. I just threw the folded up umbrella into my backpack, and used it as needed. It comes with a sleeve, and even right after getting out of the rain and placing the umbrella in the sleeve, my bag stayed dry." —Lindsay Anne

    Price: $14.99

    37. A book about the making of 45 hit songs for anyone who loves music, or anyone who is trying to figure out how to write their own bop.

    Let's face it, life without music would B flat.

    Promising review: "I just finished reading this outstanding book, which provides insight into the origins, making, and impact of 45 songs from 1952 through 1991 that 'changed rock, R&B and pop.' Although the chapters are based upon articles that appeared in The Wall Street Journal, they now have an expanded introduction that provides additional information about the place of the recording and the artist. So, if you previously encountered some of these articles, you will likely benefit, as I did, from the chronological treatment provided by the book and the broader story Marc Myers is now able to tell." —Bruce Larson

    Price: $8.48+ (available in five formats)

    38. A protective seat back cover so the kids can kick the day away without messing up the car.

    Promising review: " I gave up on reminding my kids not to put their feet on the back of the seats because given their height and the way their legs dangle from being propped up in their car seats and booster seats, I realized they put their feet up for comfort. I'm no longer scrubbing little dirty shoe marks off the back of my seats anymore!" —Brennan Fam

    Price: $15.99

    39. A detangling dog brush that's so good, you just may have two dogs when you're done brushin'.

    Promising review: "Worked great for removing tangled/matted/loose hair. This comb works better than any of my other combs, it thinned my dog's coat out considerably which was great for the hot weather. If you have a larger dog with long hair, this will really help. Be prepared for lots of excess hair removed." —Sean

    Price: $25

    40. A mystery novel with a cover you can color. (Clearly this book was written by a genius.)

    Why isn't every cover a cover you can color?

    Promising review: "Who doesn’t love a Krista Davis mystery. I’ve been a big fan of her other two series, and I'm delighted that she’s found another home at Kensington. This series is shaping up to be just as good as the other two, if the first volume is any indication. For coloring fanatics, the 'color me' covers are a plus! Four and a half paws." —Night Owl Romance Books

    Price: $8.99+

    41. And a 10-piece metallic brush marker set to offer the perfect way to color that cover when you need a break from stewing over the murder mystery.

    Promising review: "These are truly beautiful pens. I love writing with them and seeing their magnificent colors added to my artwork and journal." —R.P. Blotzer

    Price: $10.99

    42. An exercise peddler you'll slip under your desk and peddle on through your next 3 p.m/ slump, while humming the tune "Coffee? I don't know her."

    Promising review: "I love this thing. I have a job where I sit for eight hours a day and don't want to pay hundreds for the standing desk. It doesn't fit perfectly under my desk, my knees bang, but it's small enough I can pull it out and push it back in when I need to. It doesn't slide and so far doesn't make noise. It does get hot pretty quickly but I try to use it at 10- to 20-minute intervals. It's enough to get my heart rate up a little and keep the blood pumping. I highly recommend this. My coworkers saw mine and bought their own the same day. I've noticed I don't get that 3 p.m. slump either, so it's eliminated the need for afternoon caffeine of any sort just by moving more." —CLM

    Price: $16.98+

    43. A set of two super-sharp nail clippers that sound so good, I am honestly side-eying my own nail clippers right now.

    Promising review: "No more stress! Cut my fingernails in just a few minutes with my arthritic hands! These are sharper than the Trim clippers, and effort-free. The Trim toenail clippers are the wrong style and so, just useless. This Klhip set has the toenail clippers with the straight edge, which are the only kind I will use. I am just so happy with these, I will never use any other kind!" —Lee

    Price: $15.95 (set includes one curved fingernail clipper and one straight-bladed toenail clipper)

    44. And The Financial Diet, a beginner's guide to getting good with money worthy of being the one thing you should def buy from this post!

    Promising review: "Love this book. They introduce the world of finance in a very relatable and accessible manner. My new go-to gift for high school/college grads and young adults. Have been telling everyone about this book so they can reap it's benefits asap." —bubblebecks

    Price: $9.89

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