Amazon is a wonderland of the odd, awesome, and ultimately, useful. And sometimes you'll find brilliant little inventions that combine the glory of utility, with the satisfaction of a really compelling design.
We've compiled 31 strange-yet-amazing products on Amazon that are SO satisfying to use.
We hope you find these products as strangely compelling as we do. Just an FYI: 22Words may receive a share of sales from links on this page, which we use to nourish our writers with Kind Bars and LaCroix.
This Magical Device Sucks In Straight Hair and Outputs Curls
via: AmazonCurling your hair just got a lot more entertaining. Next up: making curling the sport tolerable!
If You Haven't Been Scraping Your Tongue, It's Time To Start
via: AmazonDr. Tung's Tongue Scraper is the top scraper on Amazon, with over 2,000 reviews singing its breath-freshening praises.
You Can Have A Pizza Party Every Night With This Wildly Popular Countertop Pizza Oven
via: AmazonIt'll also cook up wings, tots, tater-skins, and even a healthy food or two!
via: AmazonBut only a classy professional baker, like on the British baking shows. Not a screaming baker, like Nicolas Cage in Moonstruck.
This Unique Nosehair Trimmer Might Be The Key To Getting Your Dude To Trim His Nosehairs
via: AmazonUp next: adult-sized airplane-shaped spoons to get him to eat his veggies.
These Simple Clips Keep Your Sheets In Place
via: AmazonThis incredibly simple and popular invention clips to the underside of your fitted sheets, making sure they NEVER make their way loose from the corner.
This Simple Device Detangles Your Hair Like a Boss
via: AmazonIt may look like the world's most painful electric toothbrush, but Remington's power detangler is a popular solution to a common problem for a reason: it works.
This French Bread Wrist Rest Doubles As a Stress Reliever
via: AmazonSay it three times fast: French bread wrist rest. French bread wrist rest. French bread wrist rest.
Believe It Or Not, They Make a Mask For Your Hair
via: AmazonPacked with capsicum extract and vegetable proteins, this hair mask promises to up the moisture content of your hair in mere moments.
This Little Device Performs Tiny Acupuncture On Your Face
via: AmazonThis derma-roller is packed with tiny, eensy-weensy needles, prepping your skin for optimal absorption of much-needed facial serums.
This Power Spiralizer Will Keep You In Oodles of Zoodles
via: AmazonWhether you're cutting carbs or dodging gluten, zucchini noodles are a great way to get your pasta fix without the consequences. And this power spiralizer makes the process painless, and very satisfying.
These Exercise Bands For Your Hands Look Like A Lot Of Fun
via: AmazonWhy can't they make all exercise equipment look actually fun to use?
This Keyboard Cleaning Goop Makes Cleaning So Satisfying
via: AmazonRemember Gak, from the '90s? This is basically that. It's a satisfying slime that'll de-gunk every nook and cranny of your life. And it's fun to play with. And it's cheap. And you should try it.
This Odd-Looking Device Is An Acupuncture Pillow
via: AmazonSure, you could use this u-shaped neck pillow on your next flight, but it's really designed for at-home use, where its built-in acupuncture pads can really work their magic.
This Peeling Gel Helps Scrape Dead Stuff Off Your Face
via: AmazonThe light, cleaning Dr. G's Brightening Peeling Gel is another popular Korean beauty product with a major following on Amazon.
This Futuristic-Looking Plastic Gadget Peels Eggs For You
via: AmazonJust fill it up with a few hard-boiled eggs, give it a shake, and the shells slide right off.
This Bug-Zapping Racquet Will Almost Make You Wish For Mosquitos
via: AmazonI said almost! Still, if you're dealing with the inevitable scourge of those vile, blood-sucking insects, at least you can exact sweet and swift revenge with this zapping racquet. They should build a scoring system into these things, so you can compete with your friends on 'skeeter annihilation.
Here It Is: The Magical Stool That Helps You Poo
via: AmazonThe Squatty Potty's made quite a name for itself, and over 4,000 reviews on Amazon vouch for its bowel-emptying power.
These Pilates Rings Look Insanely Fun To Use
via: AmazonRemember when I asked why they don't make real exercise equipment seem fun to use? Well, enter the Nayoya Wellness Pilates Rings.
This Lipstick Peels Off at the End of the Day
via: AmazonRemember peeling Elmer's Glue off your palm while bored in elementary school? Imagine the same level of compelling satisfaction, but with your lipstick.
This Electric Shaker Bottle Will Make Your Smoothies So Easy
via: AmazonHate washing blenders? Who doesn't! Grab one of these power-mixing bottles, and lighten your dishwashing as you double-down on protein powder.
These Giant Slicers Make Short Work of Your Melons
via: AmazonI don't know about you, but when I want watermelon, I want it fast. Fortunately, these giant cutters will chop that melon into bite-sized wedges, even leaving a delicious rind-less cylinder of pure melon in the middle for you to fight over.
This Fancy Soap Even Repels Mosquitos
via: AmazonIn case you don't want to smell like Deet, but DO want to avoid being eaten alive in the great outdoors, this Osana all-natural soap is the perfect addition to your ablution routine.
These Fancy Gloves Let You Dust Wherever Your Hands Dare To Roam
via: AmazonPull 'em on and run your hands over all your dustiest surfaces. Soon you'll have fistfuls of dust, and a house full of clean surfaces.
This Cherry Pitter is Basically Industrial Strength
via: AmazonCherries are great, but pits are the pits! Make short work of that 2 lb. bag of fresh cherries, and knock out the pits at lightning speed with this handy, dandy, satisfying-as-heck gadget.
This Doodad Aerates and Dispenses Wine Simultaneously
via: AmazonWine's great, but who wants to go through the whole rigamarole of opening, aerating, waiting, pouring, and drinking? Cut to the chase and plug your bottle with one of these puppies. Your aerated cabernet is just a button push away.
These As-Seen-On TV Gadgets Actually Work
via: AmazonMost ASOTV stuff is junk. We all know it. But sometimes, you find a gem, and the Magic Tap is a low-priced amethyst of usefulness. Just attach it to your milk jug, and your kids will be dispensing their favorite drinks with the push of a trigger.
This Lace Mask Is Slightly Terrifying, and Extremely Moisturizing
via: AmazonThese patented stretching cotton masks feature built-in ear hooks to maintain tension on your face, allowing maximum time and contact for the nutrifying blend of rosewater and extracts to moisturize your face.
Exercise Looks Actually Fun Now With The Vive Wobble Cushion
via: AmazonTest your balance with one of these inflatable balance discs. And while you're at it, toss in some Pilates Rings and finger bands too.
The SpinChill Does Exactly What It Says
via: AmazonWe've all been there, desperate for a cold one, and there's nothing but lukewarm brews in site. Those days are over, with the SpinChill. Just attach it to your favorite can and pull the trigger, letting that baby spin spin spin across ice-cold ice, chilling its contents in seconds.
This Luxurious Mask Cleanses Your Face With Gold
via: AmazonWill you be smearing actual gold across your face? Probably not, but that hasn't kept this gold collagen peel-off mask from garnering a small but loyal following on Amazon.