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    25 Products On Amazon That Inspired Over 1,000 People To Leave A Five Star Review

    A weighted blanket, oil to restore leather-made Old Faithfuls, and so much more.

    We hope you love the products we recommend! All of them were independently selected by our editors. Just so you know, BuzzFeed may collect a share of sales or other compensation from the links on this page if you decide to shop from them. Oh, and FYI — prices are accurate and items in stock as of time of publication.

    1. A weighted blanket that many reviewers swear helped them feel so comfy that they slept better and longer. Warning: You may need to set up multiple snooze alarms so you don't oversleep with this cool blankie.

    The blanket is made with cotton material and packed with loads of tiny glass beads that create the weighted feel. The glass beads also help with controlling the temperature of the blanket so you don't overheat.

    Five-star reviews: 4,570+

    Promising review: "Omg, it's sooo goooood. 20 pounds was perfect for me. I get restless legs sometimes at night and my ADHD runs me... This blanket calmed me down and rocked me to sleep. I would also highly recommend this to anyone who is grieving. It feels like you're being held and to any fellow widows out there, or anyone else going through some tough stuff... This blanket is a dang good purchase." —Robin

    Price: $46.90+ (available in 15 weight options and 13 colors)

    2. A facial ice roller to bring a cool, calming sensation to the skin. It's designed to address puffiness, fine lines, migraines, and other minor pains.,

    Five-star reviews: 2,080+

    Promising review: "I was skeptical about this product. I wasn't sure how it was much different than rolling any other frozen thing on your body. I'm beyond pleasantly surprised. I've used it for sinus pain, migraines, swollen neck glands, under-eye circles/bags, inflamed acne, TMJ pain, etc. Not to mention, when I used it on my face, it leaves my skin feeling tight and wakes me up in the mornings. It also stays cold for forever but never sweats or leaves water behind. It's like magic. I also bought one for my mom who suffers from nerve damage in her arms and legs. I think it'll really help when she has bad pain days." —Jessica McRee

    Price: $19.99+ (available in seven colors)

    3. A tiny cast iron skillet — yup, like the larger, battle-tested one your grandmother cooked dang near everything in growing up. Its tiny twin will be the perfect size for frying an egg and making yummy individual cookies, brownies, or cornbread cakes.


    It's only 3.5" so it won't take up much space and you'll be done making tasty treats in no time. The skillet comes pre-seasoned with vegetable oil that'll release easily when it heats up. You'll also need a tiny spatula to flip stuff in this cute skillet but, hey, they make those.

    Five-star reviews: 10,830+

    Promising review: "I bought this on a whim because of its small size. After I got it, I was a bit shocked by just how small it was. However, I pushed on. I went ahead and seasoned it a couple of times (pre-seasoning is just the start of the process and not the endpoint...) and decided to fry an egg. The little pan worked great. I don't believe there is any spatula that would work with this but if you like your fried egg sunny side up you are golden. However, I like mine 'over easy'. That required a flip onto a plate and a slide back into the skillet. This worked great because the seasoning process had made it very non-stick. It was a pretty good fried egg. Perfect size for an Egg McMuffin. I find that each time I see this Lilliputian skillet on my stove, I giggle at how cute it is. It could be used as a spoon rest as well." —Amazon Customer

    Price: $8.10+ (also available in eight larger sizes) and the smaller spatula in a set for $9.86

    4. A peeling and brightening serum to clear up hyperpigmentation and even out the skin tone. It contains hydroquinone (for brightening dark spots), salicylic acid (for penetrating the skin and drying up breakouts), vitamin C (also a brightening agent), and a host of other helpful ingredients.

    🗣️🗣️🗣️: Anything you put on your skin that's meant to peel it is probably something you should consult with your dermatologist about first. You also need to be using sunscreen with an adequate SPF to keep your skin safe while it's peeling away layers of dead skin. Several reviewers also noted that it does sting but it delivers dramatic results they're pleased with. All the more reason to check it with a real doctor before dunking it on your face. Cheers to happy skin!

    Five-star reviews: 3,430+

    Promising review: "I WAS EXTREMELY HESITANT at first before ordering this product and considering using it on my skin. I don’t typically have sensitive skin but you honestly never know... BUT, this product has been doing miracles for my skin!! I’m so happy about the progress. I watched all the YouTube videos I could find, read thorough reviews, and can truly say I’m happy and more confident with the outcome so far. I was diagnosed with PCOS last year and severe hyperpigmentation has been one of the side effects. I was considering laser hair removal but this has been working. I started using this product 1/16/20... I have been using it twice a day but I alternate depending on my mood and if I have time in the morning... I do exfoliate every day and night. Going to keep using it to see if the scars lighten any further and my skin peels a little bit more bringing in the new skin!" —V. Forest

    Price: $23

    5. A Dead Sea mud mask that'll be perfect for your wind-down sessions and that reviewers say could lessen acne breakouts, minimize redness, and soften the skin.

    Five-star reviews: 2,020+

    Promising review: "I absolutely LOVE this mask! I have been using it at least once a week for about a month now. It’s been taking care of my main skin issues such as blackheads and my oily T-zone. I hardly get blackheads anymore and I don't experience the super oily T-Zone. This mask is PERFECT for my combination skin. It makes my face feel exfoliated, nourished, and clean (exactly as described on the back of the jar)." —McQuail

    Price: $14.95 (available in five scents)

    6. Mold and mildew remover gel to keep those hard-to-clean nooks and crannies in your home — especially your bathroom — clear of buildup and germs.

    Just apply it, let it sit for six to eight hours, and then scrub away. It's meant to work on tiles, grout, sealants, tubs, sinks, showers, and more. Heads up: For more longstanding mildew buildup, several reviewers noted they had to do more than one treatment for the area but that they did still get results.

    Five-star reviews: 1,730+

    Promising review: "I love having a clean house. My shower has been something that seemed to never get clean enough no matter what I used on it. I have scrubbed and scrubbed this stain with so many other products. This is by far the BEST cleaner I have ever used. I got results after one use. I left it on the surface for 6 hours. I highly recommend this product." —RaeB

    Price: $12.99

    7. A flexible heating pad with a two-hour auto-shutoff and plush microfibers to help kick aches and pains outta your way. You'll have your pick between multiple heat levels PLUS moist and dry heat therapy options (fancy, eh?). Also, the warranty offered on this thing is dang near unbelievable but... believe it.


    The brand is obviously so confident that you'll want to marry this heating pad when it's all said and done, that they're offering a LIFETIME WARRANTY if anything happens to it. But wait, there's more peeps: You won't even have to return your old one. They'll just send you a replacement ASAP with zero hassle. Also, people with a variety of conditions (including herniated discs, sciatica, arthritis, etc...) noted that they experienced significant pain relief.

    Five-star reviews: 7,930+

    Promising review: "I bought this pad in January 2019 during an almost unbearable six weeks of sciatica. I tried several other heating pads that were disappointing — the type that had to be heated in the microwave repeatedly, and several that were too small and wouldn’t stay warm enough. Then I found the Mighty Bliss large electric heating pad and it immediately became my new best friend! It was large enough to completely cover my lower back and had room to spare. It heated very quickly and provided the warmth and relief I was looking for. I used it several hours EVERY day for a month and a half and it still looks brand new and works perfectly! Honestly, I was shocked that I didn’t wear it completely out. I am not even tempted to use the other type of heating pads; they can’t even compare. It's a fantastic product and I would buy it again in an instant!!!" —Dr. David B. Horton

    Price: $36.17

    8. A T-shirt bra that so many reviewers with boobs say will provide great support and go undetectable underneath your favorite cotton tees.


    Five-star reviews: 2,680+

    Promising review: "This is a great bra! I've bought a few bras online and returned most of them because they didn't fit or were not true to size. But this bra is a winner. It fits beautifully and looks great underneath clothes. I handwash all my bras in Woolite and have washed this bra and it looks as good as it did when I first purchased it. I originally bought it in black and was so happy with it that I bought another one in beige. A great bra for the price." —Emily B.

    Price: $10.99+ (available in sizes 32B-42DD and in 35 different styles)

    9. Flexible foam curling rods to create bouncy curls with or without heat. Just put them into damp or moisturized hair and leave them in for a few hours. You can sit under the dryer or just leave them overnight and your hair will have gorgeous curls when you take them out.

    Five-star reviews: 4,930+

    Promising review: "I can't believe I waited so long to buy these beauties. These curlers are incredibly easy to use and they give you gorgeous curls that last for days. I have tried every heatless curling method there is — sleep styler, braiding, boho headband wrapping, and every other tutorial on YouTube — and this is the only one that ACTUALLY works." —DW

    Price: $12.99 (available in a pack of 42)

    10. CeraVe Moisturizing Cream that you could comfortably apply to the face and body for super hydration. One of its leading ingredients is hyaluronic acid, which encourages the skin to hold onto moisture much better. You can expect supple skin for 24 hours.

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    Five-star reviews: 2,540+

    I own this and I'll swear by it FOREVA. I have the atopic triad which is science-speak for "I have eczema, allergies, and asthma." And how's that related to this moisturizer? Welp, my skin gets triggered super easily whether it's due to straight-up eczema flare-ups, allergic reactions to fragrances in skincare products, or hives and redness due to allergic reactions to stuff like dust and pollen. That said, there are very, very few products that don't make me itchy, red, and (sometimes) scaley. This CeraVe moisturizer is one of the products that make the slim cut. Aside from it living up to its 24-hour hydration promise (game-changer), it has also never broken me out and actually helps soothe the many skin irritations that I experience. In short, it's my holy grail and CeraVe better not ever stop making it. 😊

    Price: $16.08

    11. Green Gobbler Drain Clog Dissolver to gobble up hair and other gunk taking up space in your drains in minutes! You can use it for toilets, sinks, and tubs.

    a green bottle with two openings with twist-off caps at the top of it.

    Green Gobbler is plant-based, biodegradable (yayyy environment!), odorless, and non-corrosive so it won't damage your pipes in the process.

    Five-star reviews: 4,680+

    Promising review: "OK... So I have to do a little review on this product BECAUSE I have had a stopped-up kitchen sink and have LITERALLY tried EVERYTHING down to the industrial products with NO luck. I decided to go on Amazon and read a few reviews. This is the one I decided to go with. I only used one chamber, let it sit for an hour, and then used boiling water. My sink is NO LONGER stopped up!!! I saved a plumber bill and this was $11.97. HUGE win for this woman!!" —Tabpeach

    Price: $11.97

    12. A touchless stainless-steel trash can that'll control odor, prevent you from having to touch the garbage container, AND so you can have some fancy-schmancy tech stuff in your crib that actually looks pretty cool.,

    Also look, it goes for a price that so many regular-degular stainless steel trash cans usually go for so you might as well snag this much cooler one and enjoy its techy, touchless perk. The trash can operates on D batteries or an AC adapter which are both are sold separately. The iTouchless brand also guarantees a full-service manufacturer's warranty for parts and customer service support. Also, pro-tip for AC adapter use: The warranty's completely void if you pair the trash with a non-iTouchless adapter so you'll fare much better by just using batteries (many reviewers said they bought batteries, have had the trash can for years, and haven't had to change batteries once) *or* using the adapter by the iTouchless brand specifically.

    Five-star reviews: 6,690+

    Promising review: "I've waited almost a year to write this review because I wanted to be sure this product was long-lasting. We have a tiny kitchen in our beach house and a tiny and weirdly shaped space for a trash can. I researched FOREVER (just ask my husband) and finally settled on this one. It fits perfectly in the space and has surpassed my expectations in every way. It's attractive and fits a TON of trash in a very discreet way. I love it." —S.Loud

    Price: $60.62+ for the trash can (available in 14 styles including sets), the D batteries for $13.99 (available in a12-pack), and the AC adapter for $17.99

    13. A pumice cleaning stone so you get hard-to-remove grime off your toilet bowl, tile floors, grills, sinks, and more. Plus, you'll do it all without getting your hands dirty thanks to that helpful handle.,

    Reviewers especially loved it for getting hard water stains out of their toilets.

    Five-star reviews: 2,440+

    Promising review: "THIS IS THE BEST THING EVERRRRRR!! Our toilets are old and have hard water stains in them. I clean them (admittedly less than) religiously but I could never get the hard water stains off. So, I thought I would give this rock-on-a-stick a try before I ended up smashing all our toilets in frustration and embarrassment. My rock-on-a-stick arrived and, in the words of John Oliver, 'PRAISE BE.' THIS THING IS A MIRACLE WORKER. It requires very little scrubbing and my dang toilets look brand spanking new! Seriously! I am thinking about inviting the Queen over for a nice tinkle because that is how clean my toilets are." —Octomeggo

    Price: $8.99 (also available in a pack of two)

    14. Pet stain remover that'll remove even spots that seem impossible to get out *and* the assaulting odors that can come along with them.

    Very impressive note: At least TWO reviewers put their CSI hats on and straight-up used a blacklight on their carpets to make sure the spots were gone-gone according to science — and per their before-and-afters, they were! 😱

    Five-star reviews: 8,360+

    Promising review: "This is the only cleaner we found to take out really old pet urine stains and the smell!! I poured the cleaner directly onto the stain, let it sit for an hour, and then used a regular rug cleaner with this cleaner again and the stains were gone! Not only did it clean the carpet but it also took out the very strong pet urine smell we had that we couldn't get rid of no matter what we treated it with. This is worth the money and I'll be buying more!" —Amazon Customer

    Price: $19.97+ (available in a 32-ounce and one-gallon sizes)

    15. Essence Lash Princess False Lash Effect Mascara so you can get bold and beautiful lashes whenever you want — no falsies involved.

    Five-star reviews: 4,430+

    Promising review: "After using Lights, Camera, Lashes by Tarte Cosmetics for the past year, I got tired of breaking the bank over mascara. My sister suggested Essence Lash Princess False Lash Effect and I IMMEDIATELY fell in love. It provides dramatic length and great volume. I can honestly say I can’t stop looking at my eyelashes in the mirror every single day because of how awesome they look. Also, it is very long-wearing. I go from an eight-hour workday right to the gym and sweat like crazy and this stuff doesn’t budge! I love it!!" —Carrie E. Miller

    Price: $4.99

    16. A neck and shoulders massager to give your body some spa relief even when you're just chilling on the couch. It features three intensity speeds and eight different massage nodes.


    Five-star reviews: 2,950+

    Promising review: "I have a 9-5 office job sitting right in front of a computer all day. With a bunch of designing projects I do, I sometimes stare at my screen for hours which hurts my neck and shoulder... a lot. I love this device because it can massage me when I just sit on the couch and watch TV instead of driving 30 minutes to get a massage session for 40 bucks an hour. The massaging strength is strong and the heating function makes me really relaxed and comfortable. My husband loves using it to massage his back and even feet sometimes. It’s a product that's really easy to use and it also comes with a dust cover to keep it clean. Overall we are very satisfied with this purchase." —Layla Q.

    Price: $49.99

    17. Reusable fabric softening wool dryer balls that'll help you save money you would have spent on purchasing actual fabric softener *and* that'll serve as an alternative if you have sensitive skin and can't use traditional liquid softeners.

    Five-star review: 15,320+

    Promising review: "I am in love with these wool dryer balls! My dry time is shorter and I have less static than with Bounce dryer sheets, which I used to swear by. My family wears a lot of dry-fit exercise clothing — which you can't use fabric softeners with — and there's still very little static. My sheets and towels come out fluffy and soft! They have held up perfectly after near-daily use for two months. I will definitely buy them again in the future!" —Erin

    Price: $16.95

    18. A charging bank to power up your phone, easy-peasy. It stands at an angle so you can still check your notifications without accidentally unplugging it or having to pick it up from a pad and losing the charge.,

    Five-star reviews: 4,070+

    Promising review: "I have purchased two of these Anker Fast Wireless chargers. I have one next to my desk at home and one in my office at work. They are perfect. They make a slight sound to let you know the phone has made contact. I can use it with my wallet case still on the phone. It charges fast and I can still look at it and check my next meeting or email while it's charging. I tried a standup charger by a different brand that had an annoying fan in it that would spin up the second you put the phone on it. The Anker stand just does its job quietly and quickly with a soft blue circle light to tell you it's charging. I also prefer the stand-up model over the charger pad versions. I feel like with the pads I've tried, I had to adjust the phone several times to get it to charge which is not so with this product. It just works. It does not come with a charging brick which is fine with me since I have a drawer full of them. I use it plugged into a 5-port USB hub at both home and work." —Denise DC

    Price: $18.99

    19. Activated charcoal toothpaste that so many reviewers swear will help make your teeth several shades lighter. It'll also treat bad breath.,

    Public service announcement: Ya' gotta be careful with the charcoal peeps! Doctors have confirmed that activated charcoal can whiten your teeth (yay!) but excessive usage can weaken the enamel of your teeth (boooo!). I recommend you use this toothpaste to whiten your teeth and keep the tube around for when you need it occasionally. Everything in moderation, peeps! Ah yes, and you should also understand that activated charcoal toothpaste is good for surface-level stains made by coffee, wine, dark foods, etc... For deeper stains beneath the surface of your teeth, your best bet is the dentist's office. Last thing: This toothpaste is vegan, and it's fluoride-, peroxide-, and gluten-free!

    Five-star reviews: 6,660+

    Promising review: "I developed some coffee stains on my two front teeth earlier this summer. I could not get them off with regular brushing and they were making me very self-conscious. I found this product and, after less than a week, the stains are completely gone. Now, I’m going to work on the yellowing of my bottom teeth. Great product!" —Laurapgh

    Price: $8.99

    20. Mink oil to have your leather things look like new again. Most reviewers used it for their footwear but it's also meant to do leather boots, shoes, purses, jackets, hats, baseball gloves, saddles, and more.

    Five-star reviews: 1,340+

    Promising review: "I’ve had these Dr. Martens for 23 years. Yes. 23 years. I got them as a birthday gift for my 13th birthday. And if anyone knows anything about the '90s, paying $95 for a pair of shoes was huge. My mother practically threatened my life and told me that if anything happened to these shoes I wouldn’t live to the next year. So, of course, I kept them. I kept them through moves through colleges and throughout adulthood. In January, I wore them on a girls' trip to Scotland and realized how beat up they were. About two weeks ago, I saw a BuzzFeed article about this product so I thought why not and I used it. The shoes look like they did on the day that I got them. This product has restored 23-year-old Dr. Martens to look like new." —Lula Kelly

    Price: $4.12 (also available in a pack of three)

    21. A reusable notebook so you can jot stuff down, transfer the notes to the cloud with an app, and then wipe it all away with a cloth to start over fresh. Easy peasy. You won't have to buy a new notebook for AWHILE and you get to organize all your handwritten notes in your preferred cloud.


    Five-star reviews: 1,070+

    The notebook has 42 pages in seven different styles including space for task lists, weekly planning, a monthly calendar, a goal template, an ideas list, a dot-grid, and lined pages. It'll also come with one Pilot Frixion pen and one microfiber cloth. All you'll need to do is download the Rocketbook app so you can use your phone to scan your notes. The app (for iOS and Android) will move your notes to most cloud services including Google Drive, Dropbox, Evernote, Box, OneNote, Slack, iCloud, email and more. ALSO, even though you'll have a Pilot Frixion pen, the notebook works with other writing tools in the Pilot Frixion line including the markers and highlighters.

    Promising review: "I bought this for my daughter in college at her request. I was skeptical because frankly, it seemed like a product designed to solve a problem that didn’t exist. Plain-paper notebooks have always worked just fine. But after seeing hers, I bought one for myself. After using it, I bought one for work, and now our entire office is converting to Rocketbooks. They’re slim, lightweight, so easy to set up and use, and in a note-heavy environment like our office, will pay for themselves within a month. No more wasted paper (and killed trees). No more constantly buying notebooks and legal pads and 15 different kinds of pens (because you need to use a particular pen with these). Best of all from my standpoint, because you need to scan so you can wipe and reuse, more of people’s notes are now finding their way to files instead of being buried on someone’s desk on a half-used legal pad. The notebook is versatile with planning pages, agenda/calendar pages, dot-matrix pages, and lines pages. It’s an easy five-to-ten minute setup (depending on how tech-savvy you are), with multiple programmable destinations, so you can easily use the same notebook for work and home. Best of all, I no longer feel guilty about jotting quick notes and the rainbow of post-it notes has disappeared from my desk. It’s a solid, easy-to-use product and one of the best purchases I’ve made all year." —Valerie Sanders

    Price: $35+ (available in executive and letter size)

    22. Jack Black Intense Therapy Lip Balm with SPF 25 so you can keep those lips protected from the unforgiving wind chill and the sun.

    I got this lip balm in a gift for Christmas and it's become one of the most-used holiday gifts I have. The lip balm actually does soften my lips for a significant amount of time and it definitely lasts longer than the Burt's Bees hydrating lip oil that I was using.

    Five-star reviews: 1,720+

    Promising review: "I got the shea butter flavor. It isn't overpowering or even particularly noticeable which is what I was hoping for. More importantly, it actually hydrates my lips. In the two weeks I've had it, I've found that I reach for it less and less. I used to put on Chapstick every few hours but I only put this on a few times a day. I wasn't thrilled about the price but it gets 5 stars for being the only product I've tried that actually improves my lips' hydration rather than just coating them for a few hours or even making them worse (and I've tried a LOT of different products). I'll definitely be buying this again." —CrazyCatLady72

    Price: $8+ (available in six flavors and in sets)

    23. A shag rug that'll give you something fuzzy and comfy to sink your toes into and upgrade your decor.


    Five-star reviews: 5,700+

    Promising review: "For the price, this is a killer deal. The color is fairly accurate. I’ve witnessed how hard it is to get the color exactly in a photo but it’s fluffy, moderately soft, and a good deal for the price. You do need to vacuum it to get it to fluff up but that’s to be expected with it rolled so tightly. My kids love it. I’m happy with this purchase!" —Elizabeth Cormier

    Price: $29.41+ (available in 20 colors; also available in sizes 2'3" x 5' - 11' x 15' so whether you're looking for an area rug or a larger one, you're covered)

    24. A singing, peekaboo-playing stuffed elephant – it'll steal your heart at first sight. Then, you'll fall in love again after you give it to a little one you love. You can also personalize the elephant with a name on one of its flappy ears for an extra fee. 🐘

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    The elephant is easy to use for a small child to use since there are only two buttons — one to hear it sing and another to start the peekaboo fun. It also sings two songs. Good luck prying this out of a kiddo's hands once you've given it to them.

    Five-star reviews: 3,990+

    Promising review: "Huge hit! I’m not sure who enjoyed this toy more — our granddaughter Maddie or the rest of the family! The sound quality is excellent and the flapping ears are very entertaining. " —Jeff

    Price: $27.58+ ("+" is for the extra customization fee.)

    25. A mattress protector that so many reviewers say can protect the mattress you've invested in from stuff that stains including pee, wine, vomit, perspiration, etc...

    It's made of hypoallergenic cotton terry that'll also ward off dust mites and other allergens!

    Five-star reviews: 30,540+

    Promising review: "I recently upgraded mattresses and needed some protection since I own two small male dogs. I love that this cover isn't noisy and is actually soft on top while the bottom layer looks kinda like a tarp (but again, not noisy like one). So, this morning it finally happened — my dog had an accident. I didn't notice right away and was worried it went through but lo and behold, my mattress is safe! My Maltese sure isn't a small child so I'm not sure how it would hold up against that situation. For me, this product is great for any pet parents." —Amazon Customer

    Price: $24.95+ (available with a 10-year warranty and in sizes from twin-California King)

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