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Posted on Jan 19, 2017

Here’s What People Are Buying On Amazon Right Now

Movers and Shakers is a list of products on Amazon that are currently rising in the ranking. This week: a strawberry-scented stress toy, scratch art note pads, and a bed your dog will *love*.

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Amazon has a list of products called “Movers and Shakers,” which is pretty much just fancy talk for things that are currently ~trending~.

Here are some of the coolest and most useful things found on the list this week:

1. A bar of handmade bamboo charcoal soap that can help with breakouts and eczema.

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Promising review: "I've used a lot of different brands of activated charcoal soap to help heal my adult acne in the last six months, I even made my own to save a few bucks (it was a disaster). So how did SAPO Bamboo Charcoal Soap measure up? Well, I'm not going to buy another brand ever again.....or make my own. Their soap wins, by far. It strikes the perfect balance between gentleness and effectiveness. It will leave your skin squeaky clean without over drying." —Laura Gabriel

2. Socks that'll turn your heels into sweet lil' cats.

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Promising review: "I got the socks as a gift for my girlfriend. She loves cats, so I knew they would be a winner." —Gregory Devore

3. An easy-to-use precision cooker you can control using your smart phone.

Promising review: "I've been looking into Sous Vide cooking for over a year now reading reviews etc. I finally pulled the plug on this model and couldn't be happier with this purchase. We've used it everyday for over a month now. You name it we've cooked it (eggs, steak, pork roast, vegetables, fish, desert toppings.. and even used it to ripen fruit!) Not a single complaint. I won't bore you with descriptions of how the juicy or wonderful or delicious meals have been as its already been said dozens of times in these reviews. If you are considering this purchase, just be aware you can't use it to cook a meal in a hurry and you need to plan ahead. (Think of it like cooking with a crock pot... low temperature cooking over long periods of time ... slow and steady) ." —Espresso Fan

4. A toaster that'll make Mickey fans say, "Aww, gee!"

Promising review: "Love this product! I am a Disney fanatic and nothing brightens my day more than Mickey's face on my toast first thing in the morning." —Amazon Customer

5. A snuggly sleeper for newborns that does triple duty (you can also use it as a rocker or a playtime seat).

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Promising review: "This bassinet is warm, soft, and has a wonderful vibrating feature that my son loves. This is his favorite thing to sleep in. The soft puppy insert cradles his head, and makes it look like he has puppy dog ears when he sleeps in there. Just too cute!" —Amazon Customer

6. Rubber rain boots for kids that are so cute, they'll make you hoot.

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Promising review: "My little girl ADORES these boots! She says they are super comfortable. I have her wear them outside for playing, walking, running, etc. and she has never once complained about them hurting." —Carissa R. King

7. A 38-in-1 precision screwdriver set to help you tighten glasses, take apart electronics, and dozens of other household tasks.

Promising review: "This is a great deal! Comfortable driver with a rubber grip. It has a magnetic head, so small screws stay stuck to it and don't get lost. It has a nice, long extension for getting in to tight places plus all the specialty pieces I needed to work on my Macbook Pro laptop. Great price, too!!!" —Bradley R.

8. A copy of Hidden Figures (the book) to start reading as soon as you get out of the theater after seeing the movie.

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Promising: "I was an officer in the Air Force for 20 years, working in the missile and space industry. I also lived in Hampton, VA, for 6 years growing up. I feel like the author has given me back a piece of my history that I never knew was missing. I've always known that there were women who went before, upon whose shoulders I stand, but it is incredible to add a deeper understanding of what that meant and to know their names. Thank you, Margot Lee Shetterly, for persevering and doing the work to bring this history to light in a way that makes it accessible." —JD

9. A scratch art note pad that'll make writing out a "buy milk!" reminder so much more fun.

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Promising review: "I love this little scratch art pad. Sometimes I just need a break and a little distraction to let my brain breathe, so I pull this out and make all sorts of designs. You do get a little of a mess by scratching the black off, but I usually have a big mess, because I end up scratching the whole thing off. Can't help it. Kid at heart, I guess." —Jnae

10. A basic midi dress to wear with tights in the winter and bare legs in the summer.

Promising review: "So fun and pretty! Really comfortable, full, swing. I like it so much I ordered it in another color and my sister wants it as well! We wear it with a crop vest and belt, looks great! And is so comfortable!" —Y.C.

11. A puzzle for kids with a passion for building.

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Promising review: "This is a great gift for kids! Adorable graphics make it so exciting to build. The pieces are numbered, so it's simple to put together, yet it keeps kids busy for quite some time." —Joel B.

12. A shelf to "float" beneath a wall-mounted tv and hold a cable box, DVD player, or video game system.

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Promising review: "Nice looking shelf and it's very easy to install: find the stud or use the appropriate anchors, level support, drill the holes, screw it in, and set the desired shelf height and you're ready to go in less than 30 minutes." —Ubaldo Munoz

13. An orthopedic bed that your pet will want to nap on for hours on end.

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Promising review: "This dog bed is one of the best investments I have ever made! I can't tell you how many dog beds I've wasted my money on and my dogs don't even use them. Both of my dogs are OBSESSED with this! It's really easy to clean, and lasts for a long time." —Amazon Customer

14. Plus a pack of rubber balls to use on your next trip to the dog park.

Promising review: "KC loves these balls and so far cannot figure out how to destroy them!" —Katherine Conner

15. A set of spatulas for icing cakes (or even just a slice of toast).

Promising review: "The blades seem perfect—thick enough that they won't bend or break, yet thin enough that they flex slightly to the shape of the cake. The handles seem well-made and strongly attached to the blades. I can't imagine why anyone would need to spend more money on icing spatulas. These are great!" —Photodad

16. A beautifully simple Kate Spade bangle for anyone with a "heart of gold."

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Promising review: "Classy & simple. Came in the original Kate Spade jewelry bag. Great for mismatching with other bracelets." —Diddybop

17. A battery organizer to free up space in the drawer you *used* to use to store your batteries in.

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Promising review: "This is a handy item that I wish I'd had a long time ago. It is made of durable plastic and has a built-in battery tester that will test every type of battery the set holds. It also has a compartment that pulls out and holds small watch batteries." —SCF

18. A petite appliance for making waffle-shaped bowls that'll make ice cream sundaes taste even better.

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Promising review: "Ok, so I've only had it for two days, but.. it works great so far, especially with recipes that aren't for waffles. I'm so excited to make cornbread bowls for chili, brownie or cookie bowls for ice cream, biscuit bowls for chicken pot pie filling, and as of 20 minutes ago, I made a hashbown bowl with tater tots, and filled it with scrambled eggs and cheese. No problems with it right out if the box. I love-love-love it! Update: It's still working, and handy, and I've named it Steve." —A. Wanek

19. A set of 24 colored pencils to use in coloring books with pages that are too thin for markers (no one likes when the ink bleeds through).

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Promising review: "I own Crayola, Sargent, Faber Castell, Prismacolor Premier and Prismacolor Verithin colored pencils. I couldn't resist buying these because the price was so great and the reviews are so good. Now I see why. These are better than Prismacolor pencils! So smooth and they blend like a dream and using a Derwent colorless blender with them creates beautiful effects. Phenomenal colored pencils! You will not regret buying these!" —A. Prichard

20. A strawberry-scented squishy to squeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeze whenever you get frustrated.

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Promising review: "Best squishy ever! I really recommend it! It smells super good." —Michael Carron

21. And a special, two disk, 50th anniversary edition of The Sound of Music.

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Promising review: "I don't care how many VHS or DVD copies you have of this movie sitting around, you NEED this Blu-ray. It's not just a restoration, it's a transformation (not to mention that it's cram-packed with amazing extras that are actually watchable). In case you can't tell, this edition just makes me so happy. If you appreciate the movie (or, bless you, you've never seen it before) you MUST experience it on Blu-ray!" —Tyson

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Your home will be alive with the... I think you can guess.

If you want to see what else is trending on Amazon right now, click here!

Check out last week’s post here.

The reviews for this post have been edited for length and clarity.

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