Have you ever been scrolling through Amazon only to find something that's just SO cool, but also not at all what you were expecting? These random finds are one of my favorite parts about shopping online. If you don't have the time to dive down an Amazon rabbit hole (let's be honest, you can lose full days in there), think of this article as the abridged version. You only get the best picks and you don't have to waste time with products that aren't actually useful at all.
So take a look! We've carefully curated only the absolute coolest products that you would not find on your own.
We hope you find these products as awesome as we do. Just an FYI: We are a participant in the Amazon affiliate program, and may receive a share of sales from links on this page. Prices on Amazon fluctuate so anything mentioned below might change as soon we publish it!
Drift Into Blissful Sleep
Doze off to the most soothing tunes. As a light sleeper, this sound machine is a dream come true so you can fall asleep and stay asleep. It tunes out all the other noises so you can drift to dreamland with soothing sounds you actually like. No more waking up to annoying snoring and noise from outside. Amazon's Choice for a reason, this is a product I can't live without.
This Earwax Removal Tool Cleans Out Gunky, Wax-Filled Ears
Let's face it — your ears could probably use a little cleaning while you're at it, and this earwax removal kit lets you see exactly where you're poking around once connected to your smartphone. The camera is waterproof, so there's no need to worry about it breaking inside of your ear. Don't tell me you aren't just a little curious about what's happening in there.
These Epsom Salts Make A Heavenly Bath
If you want to level up your next bath, try these Epsom bath salts from Solimo. They dissolve in your bath to soothe aches, pains, and strains and leave you totally relaxed. These bad boys have over 24,000 rave reviews, and they're an excellent buy since you receive three packs for a total of 24 pounds of soaking salts! I do aerial silks and let me tell you that my bruised body appreciates these salts after a hard workout.
A Multistick For Lips, Cheeks and Eyes
I'm always looking for ways to simplify my getting-out-the-door routine. I stumbled upon this HAN Skincare Multistick and was immediately impressed. I started with Rose Berry for a quick swipe of color on my lips, cheeks, and eyes and went back for Bordeaux Glow and Coral Hibiscus. These are great for tossing in a bag to give you a one-stop option that'll make you look super pulled together.
These Handy Collapsible Water Storage Cubes for Emergencies
I'm convinced that NONE of us are storing enough water for emergencies. These water storage cubes can help. Each cube arrives flat, ready to be filled with 5.3 gallons of water. It's a one-piece design with no seams to leak and has a built-in handle and spigot. You don't need to go buy out the bottled water at the grocery store. Just grab one of these cubes and you're set.
The Hot Sauces Sourced From Around The World
Know someone who loves trying out different hot sauces? This set of five sourced from around the world is the perfect gift that they'll never see coming. The sauces are vegan as well as vegetarian — and each order comes with five: my Outback is burning, Rio de Janeiro, Mexican-style, Puerto Rican, and Cuban dream.
This Cute Coffee T-Shirt Helps Me Express My Feelings
Just looking at this Coffee T-Shirt puts me in a weekend mood. I want to wear it while grabbing a latte before running errands and taking my kids to the park! Customers like that it's soft and medium weight. Size up for a slouchier look or if you want plenty of fabric to knot in front, then get ready to caffeinate.
The Best Tan of Your Life
I've tried a lot of tanning lotions in my day. I even worked at a tanning salon for a while in college so I'm something of an, ahem, expert. I stumbled upon this Maui Babe Browning Lotion a few years ago and I've never looked back. In fairness, tanning bed operators will not like you using this in their beds, but if you're old-school and prefer to lay out in the sun, your search for the perfect tanning lotion ends today.
This Boxy Mock Neck Topvia Amazon
Short-sleeved sweatshirts are having a moment, and this Mock Neck Top is a great way to try this new style. It's made of thick, slightly stretchy fabric that hangs nicely to preserve the boxy look. Plus it's oh so comfy. Twenty colors to choose from!
This Reusable Face Towel Mask Is So Handy
Save yourself money on facials when you use this reusable towel face mask to get perfectly clean pores and soothe skin. Simply wet it with hot water to open pores as facial steam would, or use cold water to get a soothing mask that makes skin irritation, sunburns, or allergic reactions feel better quickly. Reviewers love how soft the material is against their skin! I love that it's dual purpose.
These Foam Insoles Make Hiking Boots More Comfortable
I have an old pair of hiking boots that I'm trying to stretch more years out of, so I added a pair of these foam insoles. Hello, comfort! They provide arch support, cushion my heels, and have improved my hikes tremendously. I'm going to try them in my walking shoes, too.
Here's an option for all my loose-fitting clothing gals. This loose workout top is a great piece to throw over another layer. The cutouts on the back add interesting detail in a way that's both classy and subtly sexy. The tunic length is great over leggings, too. Grab it in some basic shades that match everything — black, grey, white and red.
This Two-Piece Summer Set Is Perfect for Workouts or Casual Outings
Whether you're meeting friends at a beach café or doing a light workout –this two-piece summer set is an all-in-one outfit.
It's so comfortable and stylish that all my friends ask me where I got it. No wonder it's a best seller on Amazon. I'm going back for a few more in other colors.
It's Time To Treat Yourself
There's nothing I love more than taking a long, warm shower at the end of a hectic day. These little steamers make my shower feel like a mini oasis. After a long day of work, the lavender scent is all I need to help me wind down and sleep like a baby.
This Sports Bra That Reviewers Are Obsessed Withvia Amazon
You can't deny that this sports bra is cute — and with its wide elastic under-bust, it looks cute paired with nearly any type of bottom. Medium support makes it great for yoga, weightlifting, or even pilates. One reviewer even wrote that "I had a few girls ask me if it was Lululemon or Gymshark. The quality is great, it has super thick material, and it really holds everything in a very flattering way."
Every Outdoor Lover Needs This Dry Bagvia Amazon
I purchased this dry bag for a trip to Zion National Park a few months ago, and I absolutely loved it. We hiked through The Narrows, a hike that involves trekking up a river that can get up to waist deep, and it kept all of our items safe and dry. I confidently stored my phone, food, and clothing, all of which never got a single drop of water on them, thanks to this bag. Now I bring it with me anytime I spend time in nature.
Whole-Body Deodorant You Can Use From Head to Toe
They call it the "world's first whole-body deodorant." Lume, developed by a doctor, is designed to swipe anywhere externally where you need a bit more odor control. It's free of aluminum and baking soda and lightly scented in fragrances like coconut, tangerine, and lavender sage. Lume comes in both stick and cream forms. Say "bye" to BO forever.
These Razorback Tanks are Rock n' Roll Chicvia Amazon
These tanks are festival worthy and made from a cotton blend that's stretchy and soft, and you can easily tuck it into a pair of high-waisted shorts or jeans for a cute outfit. There are loads of designs and prints to choose from for under $20! It's got to be one of my easiest outfits, while still looking chic.
This Tinted Lip Balm Protects Lips With SPF 15via Amazon
Upgrade your chapstick to this Tinted Lip Balm from Jane Iredale, a luxury skincare brand with vegan, cruelty-free, high-performance products. Not only is it creamy and hydrating, but it also provides SPF 15. Customers call this lip balm "heavenly" and say it "smells delicious."
These Cooling Sticks Work For Face Or Winevia Amazon
These futuristic-looking cooling sticks play a dual role in your wellbeing - they work to reduce puffiness and soothe skin irritation in your face, as well as chilling your wine to the perfect temperature! They're filled with a cooling gel that holds in the cold for a long time while you get your chill on. Reviewers love them for getting rid of under-eye puffiness. And who doesn't want to pair a perfect face with a glass of cool wine?
This Rainbow Bamboo Hairbrush is Cute and Works on All Hair Typesvia Amazon
This bamboo hairbrush has funky bristles, but they actually do an outstanding job of tangle-taming. "This is one of the best hairbrushes I have ever owned. It does a great job of detangling my daughter's curly hair. It also feels very solid and sturdy." - AKP. Now you may be like me and assume that all hairbrushes are the same, but I was proven wrong when I tried this one out for the first time. Ditch your old brush and get something better.
This Taco Holder Keeps Things Neatvia Amazon
We love Taco Tuesdays around here, but the shells can be hard for little kids to fill and hold. This taco holder makes it easy to do both since it keeps them upright, no tipping over and spilling. You'll get a set of six so everyone can have their own taco making station!
These Hair Clips Are Great For Days When You Don't Feel Like Doing Your Hairvia Amazon
If there's one trend that I am so glad has made a comeback, it's claw clips. These clips are great for days when you don't feel like doing your hair, but you still want to look like a put-together, normal human being. It brings me back to the 90s, and for once, I'm not mad about it.
These Palazzo Pants That Are Pleated All Overvia Amazon
Tuck one of your tank tops into these palazzo pants for an easy spring outfit — or even put on a crop top for a festive look. The all-over pleat hugs you in all the right places, while the drawstring closure lets you adjust how tightly they fit. Oh, and did I mention the colors? Because they come in more than 20 — including a rich shade of mustard that throws it back to the 1970s.
This USB Fan is Literally So Cool
This USB fan that's so much more than an air mover is incredibly cool. It also acts as a clock and a weather station, telling you the temperature and exact time. My husband is one of those people who's always hot, so he'd totally appreciate the cooling breezes this handy gadget offers! Plus it just looks so cool.
Stop Wasting Batteries: Get This Energizer Charger for AA and AAA Batteries
This is the way of the future: rechargeable batteries. This Energizer charger refuels the juice in your rechargeable batteries, whether they're AA or AAA. For less than $20, you get the charger and four AA batteries! Just plug the charger into the wall, and you get a full charge in four hours.
This Squatty Potty Really Helps You Go
If you've got problems in the #2 department, help is on the way. This Squatty Potty changes your posture so that it's easier to go, and boy does it make a difference. It's got nearly 20,000 rave reviews on Amazon right now for doing exactly what it claims! It's so powerful that when I bought my house, a friend biked ten miles with one strapped to his back as a housewarming gift because, as he put it, "It will change your life."
A Tool For Flipping Up Your Grill Grate
I don't even have to tell you that touching your grill grate is seriously gross — so just use this tool instead. The raised groove on the bottom hooks onto your grate so that it's easy to pull up, while the non-slip handle helps you keep a firm grip. Plus, it doesn't transfer heat — so don't even think about burns.
This Floral Kimono is Your Summer Wardrobe Workhorsevia Amazon
If your shorts-and-tee summer uniform is looking stale, dress it up with this Floral Kimono, brimming with a beachy, carefree, feminine style. It's so lightweight, but keeps the sun off you during a long day on the beach. Works great as a swimsuit cover-up, too. Comes in sizes Small to 3XL, in 34 colors and prints.
A Versatile Styling Cream That Won't Weigh You Down
Looking for a texturizing cream that works on wet or dry hair? Smudge by White Sands is a multipurpose option that won't weigh hair done and can be used to accomplish a variety of styles. Apply to damp hair and air dry to get killer curls or blow dry for added texture and movement. Create piece-y styles or add shape when used on dry hair.
This First Aid Kit May Literally Save A Life
Everyone should have access to a first aid kit, which means you probably need at least one. It's a good idea to have one in your home and even in your car because you never know when an emergency might pop up. This kit is OSHA compliant (that's a good thing!) and contains disposable gloves, adhesive bandages, burn cream, tweezers, and more. It's a no-brainer for less than $20.
This Mini Foldable Fan to Fit in Your Handbag
I carry this mini foldable fan in my small handbag when I head out. It's so compact that you can even fit it in your pocket in summer.
The best part is that it lasts for 14 hours and has two-speed levels to keep you cool and it even has a flashlight feature to use when the fan isn't spinning. A perfect addition to any purse.
This Foot Scrubber is So Effective
The next best thing to a spa pedicure, this foot scrubber really does it all. Bristles on the top and bottom get your feet sparkly clean, and there's even a pumice strip for de-grossing your heel. It comes with a suction cup to stick it the bottom of your shower so it won't move around as you clean!
These Stylish Planters That Keep Your Plants Moist
Looking for a more stylish planter that you can show off as decor? These ones are made from glossy resin that looks just like glass but isn't broken nearly as easily. And since they keep your plants moist and hydrated, there's hardly any need to water them — just make sure the basin is always filled. It's perfect if you're awful at plant care like me.
This Cute Romper With a Chic High Neck
Just look at how chic the high neck on this romper is — you can't tell me you don't want one. It's also got an elastic waistband that automatically adjusts to your body, while the open keyhole back helps you stay cool in hot weather. Comfortable and adorable? I'll take two.
This Product Will Keep You Clean Wherever and Whenever
I thought by 2021 we'd have flying cars, but who would've thought we'd have bottled showers? That's exactly what this is — a body wash that doesn't need to be rinsed off with water afterwards. It's perfect for when you're in a rush after the gym or after a long day of travelling.
This Casual Tank for Everyday Wearvia Amazon
Tuck this tank into a pair of high-waisted shorts for a quick summertime outfit. The pocket detail isn't functional, but it is a nice touch that makes the tank look like it costs more than $20. Yeah, it costs less than $20, so you can get it in a couple of different colors because it's great for building up any outfit.