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15 Amazon Add-On Items That Aren't Total Garbage

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Before we begin: WTF is an add-on?

Add-ons are low-priced Amazon products that can only be purchased as part of a larger order of $25+. By including an add-on item with a qualifying Amazon order of $25+, you can get free two-day shipping!

Here are some highly rated and low-priced items that will save you money on your next order:

1. Aztec Secret Indian Healing Clay, a miraculous mask that over 15,000 (!!!!!) reviewers swear by for getting every last bit of gunk out of their pores.


It's all natural, fragrance-free, and contains no animal products. And seriously, people who've struggled with acne say this stuff changed their lives.

Promising review: "I'm 24 and this year my face started breaking out with cystic acne. I immediately went to the dermatologist, and then my acne got even worse. In desperation, I started looking up other treatments and came across Aztec healing clay. I stopped using all the topical stuff given to me by the dermatologist and started using this clay once a week and then upped it to every other day. The picture on the left was taken four months ago and the picture on the right was taken yesterday. I also started using Shea Moisture African black soap and Braggs apple cider vinegar as my toner. I strongly recommend Aztec healing clay, it's done more wonders than I could've ever imagined (and you can't beat the price)!" —Amazon Customer

Price: $8.30

2. A pack of Command strips so you can decorate your walls without making holes or leaving behind any residue.


Two pairs can hold up to eight pounds!

Promising review: "I've found about a million uses for these things. I love them! I used them to hang some small containers from my bathroom mirrors to put combs and miscellaneous objects in. I used them to mount my internet router, Fire TV, and all the wires to the back of my TV so they can't be seen. I used them to attach my paper towel holder to the side of my kitchen cabinets. I used them to stick a sunglass case on the visor in my car. Seriously, these hold a lot of weight and have a million different uses. The only thing I didn't use them for was hanging pictures, but I'm sure they're good for that too." —Sheena Bates

Price: $2.56 for two pairs of large strips

3. Moisturizing lip balm that will raise your lip game.

Promising review: "It gave my lips a subtle cherry-kissed shine that just made my lips look a little rosier. Even after it does rub off, my lips feel amazingly soft and hydrated." —Melissa B.

Price: $2.83

4. A super-strong, weather-resistant, easy-to-tear take on duct tape, because when don't you need duct tape? I've always been convinced it can solve anything.


Promising review: "This stuff is awesome! Although it's a little thicker than duct tape, it tears easily and has great holding power. I'd say it's the perfect blend between duct tape and gaffer tape. It's not so sticky that you regret using it, but still strong enough to get the job done. I'll never go back to regular old duct tape. This stuff is like gold in my book, and I'll always have it in my toolbox and my backpack." —The Optimist

Price: $4.84

5. Fine-point metallic Sharpies that will really pop on dark surfaces.

Promising review: "I have been searching for something that would write on black cloth and finally found it. These pens work great on darker fabric and don't cause a mess like liquid pens and paint usually do." —Sandra Lee Linton

Price: $4.39

6. A magnetic dry erase board to help you stay organized.

Promising review: "Perfect size for use in the kitchen for food and calorie log. Just wipe clean at end of day to start over again." —Jenny Smith

Price: $5

7. Facial cleansing towelettes for sensitive skin that will keep you feelin' fresh.

Promising review: "They worked really well on me. It removed not only the makeup on my face but also the dirt and grime that gets on your face throughout the day." —D. Kuhn

Price: $4.63

8. A toy for your favorite pooch.

Promising review: "My English bulldog, Tank, loves this ball! It has a firm center, but can be slightly squished. Reminds me of a playground ball (but not as big) with a nubby soft fabric cover. I know he'll get a lot of use out of this! Fun times in our house!" —petitesweetmomx5

Price: $3.36

9. Cookie mix for anyone with a sweet tooth.

Promising review: "If you like dark chocolate, you will love these cookies. The outside has a little crispy layer with a soft chewy center. They are quick to mix up only adding butter and an egg. I had to mix or knead with my hands because the dough is very thick to roll them into balls to bake. Dark chocolate cookies are a rare find. Not too sweet and not too bitter, just right. I bought two boxes and will be buying more." —Taylor

Price: $7

10. Burt's Bees Intense Hydration Night Cream, a paraben-free moisturizer that also claims to reduce fine lines. It gives new meaning to the phrase "beauty sleep."


Promising review: "After years on Amazon, I'm finally writing my first review because this product is just that good. It feels comforting, but not heavy or greasy like other night creams I've used. It absorbs into the skin like a dream and I can't stop rubbing my cheek after I've put it on — it's so soft! The scent is soothing and elegant in a natural way. When I wake up in the morning, my skin is happy and hydrated, but not oily at all. I don't even feel like I need to wash my face in the morning (like I've felt after wearing heavier creams at night). Would you believe that even after a long, hard day, the promise of putting on this cream actually gets me to wash my face before bed every night? With makeup remover and everything? It must be a miracle! I just adore this cream." —Lisa

Price: $9.39

11. A sleek angled spatula that will give you better control when decorating cakes, cupcakes, or other yummy desserts.

Promising review: "I don't know how I frosted cakes in the past without this amazing tool! It works so much better than a knife and my cakes have never looked so perfect." —LBAyres

Price: $5.12

12. A set of two reusable zipper bags that look like mason jars.

Promising review: "My daughter bought me a set of these as a gift from Las Vegas. I liked them so much that I ordered them from Amazon. They are very heavy duty and reusable. I have given them as gifts with cookies in them, so I will need to reorder for myself." —Lynnae

Price: $2.99

13. DampRid moisture absorber, which comes in handy little tubs that'll mil-dew a great job of keeping the air free of that icky, humid smell that's definitely the worst part of summer.


Each tub lasts up to 60 days and can be refilled with moisture-absorbing beads. It works best in small spaces like closets and bathrooms, and claims to help reduce allergens in the air, too!

Promising review: "I live in a humid climate where keeping towels and sheets smelling fresh seems impossible. I purchased this and placed one of the two containers in a small bathroom closet where my wife and I store linens. It's been working like a charm! I personally like the scent it gives the closet space. After two weeks, the towels and sheets still smell fine, no musty odors. This has been the most effective method of preventing the pesky mildew smells that can propagate during the rainy season. I also like the small, inconspicuous buckets because they're easy to place on the floor or a shelf." —Kort

Price: $4.49+ for a pack of two (available in two scents)

14. Divider sticky notes great for studying, note-taking, annotating books, or any other organizational task you face, smarty pants.

Promising review: "These sticky notes are excellent. The colors are quite bright and the tabs are neat and noticeable at any angle. I think every student or teacher should own these, and businesspeople should too. They're extremely useful for taking down important notes, planning, and generally recording important information in a place that won't get lost in your planner or notebook. I'll keep these in my book bag and definitely repurchase as soon as I'm close to running out." —malik

Price: $3.71

15. V.I.Poo, a scent-trapping spray you spritz on the water before you do your business, so no one will ever have to smell the evidence.


Promising review: "I thought this was a joke, but OMG, the joke was on me. My poo odors can make onions cry. It's really embarrassing. I even tried to rearrange my poo schedule at work because I was getting tired of going to different floors and dodging coworkers when nature started screaming, "LET IT OUT!" Then I stumbled upon this. When the moment hit, I shook my little pre-poo anti-stink mixture, sprayed the toilet water about five times, and said a prayer. Then...nothing! No screams for a courtesy flush from the husband, no children yelling for me to close the door, no gagging from my self-inflicted poo cloud of horror, just peace. Why didn't I know about this product? Why is this not mass-marketed? WHY isn't it licensed to every toilet bowl manufacturer to auto-dispense after every flush? This is TRULY a lifesaver and my anxiety over public pooping is 100% cured! My husband, my mom, and everyone else I can share this with are customers for life! Are there stock options?" —Insane M💋mmy

Price: $5.69+ (available in two scents)

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