45 Things Under $35 On Amazon That Are Effing Amazing

From strawberry slicers to a wearable neck fan, these products are so useful.

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It really isn't all that often when you come across something that truly inspires you. I'm not talking about inspiration in the "motivational speaker" kind of way (or the quotes your aunt posts on social media); I'm talking about products that are so clever and so well designed that you wish you had invented them — like all these things under $35 on Amazon that are totally effing amazing.

Of course, it's not always easy come up with clever product ideas — but it's simple to benefit from them (which is almost just as satisfying). For example, did you know that there's a device that keeps a bottle of wine fresh for up to two weeks after opening it? I'm obsessed, because there's nothing worse than pouring a single glass of pinot and then having to pour the rest of the bottle down the drain when you don't finish it within the next few days.

And here's the thing: You can stumble upon all kinds of brilliant products like this on Amazon, because — unlike a regular store — it's packed with an endless number of products that were invented by people who just happened to get inspired. Now, you can to enjoy the amazing selections that they created.


A Bluetooth Sleep Mask That Lets You Snooze While Listening To Music

Block out the light and fall asleep while listening to your favorite relaxing playlist with this Bluetooth sleep mask. The size-adjustable mask is so much comfier than earbuds — and features built-in earphones as well as play, pause, and volume controls on the side. The breathable cover is removable and machine washable.


These Refrigerator Mats That Keep Messes At Bay

Keep your fridge clean with these refrigerator shelf liners that are so much easier to wipe down than glass shelves. Each set comes with seven foam liners that are washable and BPA-free. They can also be trimmed to size, so they're guaranteed to fit.


This Weighted Bookmark For Studying Or Cooking

This weighted bookmark is a great way to hold books open when you're studying or cooking. Made from flexible rubber, it features a textured bottom and weighted ends that keep pages securely in place. Choose from red, clear, black, and green.


This Comfy Seat Cushion That Alleviates Back Pain

Sit comfortably and support your back and spine with this memory foam seat cushion. The orthopedic cushion is designed to cradle your tailbone, improve your posture, and relieve aches and pains. Place it anywhere you need it — from your office chair to your car seat.


A Well-Designed Dustpan That Combs Debris From Your Broom

Streamline your cleaning routine with this broom and dustpan. The dustpan stands upright, so you don't have to bend over to use it — and features a built-in comb that brushes debris from the broom bristles. The broom comes with an optional extension pole for sweeping hard-to-reach places and locks onto the dustpan, so it won't tip over when you pause your sweeping.


These Disposable Face Masks In Black

This value pack of 1000 disposable face masks is a great purchase, especially considering the budget-friendly price tag. Made with a three-layer fabric for added protection and elastic ear loops for a snug fit, these masks have won over thousands of Amazon reviewers, with some describing these as "comfy” and “breathable.” No wonder they have a 4.6-star overall rating.


A Bottle Stopper That Keeps Your Wine Fresh For Way Longer

If you can't finish a whole bottle of wine, just use one of these wine bottle stoppers to keep it fresh for up to 15 days. Simply place the stopper inside the neck of the bottle, and then pump the device to suck out the air and prevent oxidation. Made from food-grade silicone, the stopper it totally spill-proof and leakproof. That way, you can store the bottle horizontally.


The Hanging Organizer That Keeps Your Handbags In Pristine Condition

Keep your handbags protected from dust, scratches, and piles with this hanging purse organizer. The unit hooks right over your closet rod and features four compartments and six side pouches for clutches, purses, and totes. And since it's made from breathable cloth, all of your purses shouldn't smell stale after storage.


A Reusable Notebook That Makes Digital Versions Of Handwritten Notes

This reusable notebook is truly the most fun invention, because it lets you create digital versions of your handwritten notes and drawings. Just use your phone to scan the QR code at bottom of each page, and then send it to cloud services like Google Drive, Dropbox, iCloud, and Slack. The notebook is filled with 36 wipe-clean pages that you can use again and again.


This Skinny Spatula That Helps You Get Every Last Drop Of Concealer

Do you want to save big money on cosmetics and skincare products? If so, get this skinny spatula. It can reach into narrow jars and bottle openings, so you can scrape the bottoms and sides and actually use every last drop of that expensive foundation, moisturizer, or serum. The set comes with two spatulas — large and small sizes — so you can keep one in your bathroom and one in the kitchen for getting out every last bit of peanut butter or ketchup.


These Ice Popsicle Freezer Bags For Delish DIY Treats

Whip up your own frozen treats when you fill these ice popsicle mold bags with chopped fruits and other ingredients (chocolate, anyone?) and freeze them until you're in the mood for a chilly dessert. The set comes with 125 BPA-free bags and a convenient funnel for mess-free treat prep.


A Wireless Doorbell That’s Been Featured On Numerous Business Sites For Its Tech Savyness

Tech savy consumers are loving the functionality this wireless doorbell adds to any home. One of the main features that makes it so popular is the fact it works without the use of Wifi or bluetooth. It has an A23 battery included that provides up to 3 years of power once you’ve installed the doorbell.


This LED String Light For The Back Of Your TV

Putting these LED string lights on the back of your TV is a cost effective way to create a home entertainment center. The strip of lights has an adhesive backing that secures it to the TV with a USB port to plug in for power. It brightens up dark rooms without adding unwanted glare with its soft glow.


This Salad Spinner That Prevents A Soggy Caesar

Spin-drying your lettuce is the fastest and easiest way to avoid a bummer of a wet salad. This collapsible salad spinner features a one-handed spinning mechanism, as well as an inner basket can that doubles as a colander. There's even a 3-quart outer bowl that doubles as a serving bowl, which is convenient. It's top-rack dishwasher safe and both bowls collapse flat for simple storage.


A Natural Face Soap That's Made With Charcoal

If you have sensitive or acne-prone skin, this charcoal soap is an amazing alternative to regular face wash. Thanks to the activated charcoal, it helps purify your complexion while preventing blemishes. Plus, the addition of coconut oil helps prevent your skin from drying out. Skin-soothing and inflammation-fighting essential oils round out the ingredients, making it a great option.


These Stylish Glasses That Block Blue Light Coming From Screens

Protect your eyes from digital eyestrain caused by computer and phone screens with these glasses that block blue light. The non-prescription shades also help promote a balanced circadian rhythm, which can make it easier to sleep at night. Choose from frame colors like black, clear, translucent pink, and leopard.


A Digital Thermometer For Perfectly Cooked Meat Everytime

You will never under or overcook a piece of meat again once you start using this digital thermometer. The display screen lights up so it’s easy to read the temperature. On the end of the handle is a chart for you to quickly reference correct cooking times for different types of meat.


This Ultra Plush Fleece Throw Is So Soft You’ll Melt Into It

Blanket connoisseurs are going to absolutely love this plush fleece throw. It is made from a premium-grade fleece so soft to the touch it feels like butter melting into your skin. There are a variety of colors available, as well as different size options to find your perfect fit.


A Strawberry Slicer For Sundaes, Yogurt, Oatmeal, And More

Cut big strawberries into manageable bites for Greek yogurt, cereal, oatmeal, and ice cream sundaes with this strawberry slicer. Just place your strawberry inside and push down to create perfectly even slices.


This Nail Polish Bottle Holder That Lets You Do Your Nails Anywhere

This genius wearable nail polish holder let you do your nails anywhere. It features two open-ended rings: Slip them onto your fingers — and when it's time to switch hands, lift the holder directly up to remove it without smudging your work. It fits polish bottles of all sizes and comes in colors like blue, lilac, and gold sparkle.


A Water-Resistant Bluetooth Speaker That's Perfect For Outdoor Listening

The triangular design and downward-facing bass of this portable Bluetooth speaker works to deliver crystal-clear surround sound. The speaker is super compact, lightweight, and water-resistant, so you can take it with you anywhere. It also plays for up to 14 hours on one charge and has a 100-foot Bluetooth range. Choose from six fun colors.


This Exfoliating Brush For A Luxurious Skin Treatment

You and your skin are going to love the after effects from using this exfoliating brush. It is especially effective at preventing ingrown hairs, if you happen to be prone to getting those. There is a small raised handle that fits perfectly in your hand to comfortably maneuver it over different areas of your body.


A Cutting Board With A Pull-Out Tray

This cleverly designed acacia wood cutting board has a hidden tray that slides out, so you can store food as you slice it. It also doubles as a cheese and charcuterie board — and you can slide the tray out for bread, crackers, or fruit. It easily wipes clean and has a 4.6-star rating.


This Hot Brush That Dries Hair While Boosting Volume And Shine

Reviewers have written that this hot brush "works wonders' and is a "game changer" that's "great for all hair textures." The two-in-one brush dries hair while straightening, smoothing, and adding volume. It has two heat and speed settings, a cool shot button, flexible bristles that detangle without tugging, and ionic technology to boost shine and protect hair from heat damage.


An Exfoliating Himalayan Salt Scrub That Smells Amazing

Get silky-soft skin with this delicious body scrub made from Himalayan salt infused with stem cells and collagen. It’s great to use on feet, hands, elbows, lips, and other body parts that are feeling a little rough or looking a bit dull. This scrub helps remove toxins from your pores while simultaneously rebalancing your pH levels and hydrating your skin.


A Reading Lamp That Won’t Disturb Your Partner’s Sleep

These LED reading lights are a perfect gift for the night owl in your life who stays up late to read. One end is a small clip that attaches to your book or e-reading device, while the other end is a small LED light with three brightness settings. It also has a flexible neck that lets you position the light where you need it to see.


These Color-Changing Jelly Lipsticks That Have Flowers Inside Them

This color-changing lipstick adjusts tint depending on your skin temperature, which means you get your own totally unique shade. The jelly-style balm is made with moisturizing cocoa butter, vitamin E, and essential oils. My favorite part about them is that they each have a tiny flower right in the middle. Every set comes with six tubes.


A Corer That Removes Seeds From Peppers, Apples, Cucumbers, And More

Remove the core and seeds of jalapeños, zucchinis, cucumbers, and apples with this easy-to-use corer. Use the pointed end to cut into the fruit or vegetable, then twist the serrated, curved blade to scoop out the seeds. The blade is made from stainless steel and the soft grip handle makes it comfortable to use.


These Colorful Outdoor String Lights That Turn Your Patio Into A Magical Land

Add some whimsical atmosphere to your patio or front porch with these colorful outdoor string lights. The cafe-style lights feature Edison bulbs in five colors: red, blue, purple, green, and amber. The string is a full 25 feet long — and since the bulbs are waterproof, you shouldn't have to worry about rain or snow.


This Water Flosser That Makes Flossing Fun

Even if you loathe flossing, you just might like this water flosser that cleans in between your teeth with a steady stream of water. It removes plaque and features two pressure settings, including a "pulse" mode that massages the gums. The cordless, rechargeable flosser rotates 360 degrees, so you can reach all your teeth — and comes with three batteries and two flossing tips.


This Wearable Neck Fan That Instantly Cools You Down

Find instant cooling relief on scorching hot days with this wearable neck fan, which consists of two mini fans that feature three adjustable wind levels and 360-degree rotation. The fan is USB rechargeable and you can even add a few drops of your favorite essential oil to it to reap aromatherapy benefits.


A Memory Foam Neck Pillow For Your Car That Upgrades Your Commute

I see you, daily commuters — and that's why I'm including this car neck pillow on this list. The memory foam pillow is contoured to support your head, neck, and shoulders, so you can drive for long distances without getting stiff and sore. The elastic band is adjustable, so it fits around car headrests of all sizes.


An Extra-Large Bath Mat That Covers More Surface Area

This extra-large bath mat covers way more surface area than most mats, so you'll feel secure no matter where you stand in the shower. Plus, it's perforated throughout the base, so water flows through freely, and has over 200 suction cups to keep it steady and in place. It comes in three colors and is machine washable.


This Spray Bottle That Can Be Used For A Variety Of Uses

This high-quality spray bottle is trusted by professionals in a range of industries as a must-have tool. One feature that separates this spray bottle from others is the fact it can spray from any angle you happen to be holding it at. The spray nozzle gives you a fine, continuous misting that covers a large surface area all at one.


These Oven Rack Guards That Protect Wrists From Burns

If you're constantly burning your wrist or arm when you reach into the oven to pull out a pan, you'll definitely want to check out these clever oven rack guards. Made from durable, heat-resistant fabric, the guards snap onto the outer edge of each rack, keeping your hands safe, even if you accidentally brush against them. They're also machine-washable for easy cleaning.


A Flexible Cell Phone Holder That Clamps Down On Surfaces

Free up your hands and watch a movie or following along with a cooking demo video when you securely attach your phone to this gooseneck cell phone holder. The holder has a clamp that stays firmly in place on surfaces like the edges of tables and counters. It's compatible with 3.5 to 6.5 inch devices and offers 360 degree rotation.


This Glossy Nail Strengthener That Prevents Cracks And Peeling

If your nails are brittle, peeling, or chipping, this nail strengthener is for you. The formula uses hydrolyzed wheat protein and calcium to build strength, promote growth, and protect nails. Use it on its own or as a base coat before polishing. One reviewer wrote, "What kind of wonderful stuff is in this magical bottle of miracles?"


These Warming Mitts That Are Perfect For Manicures

If you're giving yourself at-home manis, these heated mittens are a great tool to have in your arsenal. They stimulate circulation and help skin absorb creams and moisturizers, and the three temperature settings let you tailor the experience for optimal comfort. The mittens are nice and roomy, so they conveniently fit hands of most sizes.


A Rose And Charcoal Deodorant That's Made With Essential Oils

Go beyond basic deodorant and opt for this deodorant that's crafted with pure essential oils in scent blends designed by experienced perfumers. This rose-scented version features notes of lemon and bergamot with a base of cedar — but you can also opt for scents like coconut and mandarin, cedar and citrus, or lavender and eucalyptus.


This Cheese Slicer That's So Much Better Than Using A Knife

Using a knife to cut a slice of manchego can result in crumbles, and using a knife for brie can turn into a gooey mess, which is why it's absolutely necessary to have a good cheese slicer on hand. This one is made from high-quality stainless steel, and it'll smoothly slice through any type of cheese, leaving it intact for your cracker or baguette.


A Magnetic Car Phone Mount To Keep Devices Secure

Instead of using clips, this car phone mount uses magnets to hold your phone while you drive. Just attach the accompanying magnet to the back of your phone, and you'll be able to attach and detach your device with just one hand. The mount adheres directly to your car dashboard or front windshield, and it rotates 360 degrees so you can get a good view.


A Simple, Fun Card Game You Can Play Anywhere

If boredom kicks in — no matter where you roam — this simple, fun card game is here to liven up your day. Players receive a stack of cards that they keep face down. One by one, the players submit a card while yelling "taco, cat, goat, cheese, pizza!" — in that order. If a card matches your word, players race to slap their hands on the cards — and the last one to do so has to take the entire stack of cards.


This Anti-Chafe Balm Made From Plant-Based Ingredients

Stop chafing from ruining your perfectly nice day out with this anti-chafe balm, which comes in a conveniently portable package. Made from plant-derived ingredients, the balm can be applied anywhere you experience irritation from chafing — from your feet to your arms. The vegan formula is made without petroleum, lanolin, or mineral oils.


These Rollers For Essential Oils That Are Filled With Gemstones

Add your own essential oils to these rollers, and you can stick them into your bag and easily apply them no matter where you are. The set comes with six rollers, and each one is filled with a different gemstone. One reviewer wrote, "Pretty bottles and nice looking stones in it."


This Sugar Lip Scrub For Soft, Smooth Lips

Get the softest, poutiest lips you’ve maybe ever experienced by using this sugar lip scrub on a regular basis. It’s made from a blend of Hawaiian cane sugar, kukui oil, and shea butter for a can’t miss treat for your lips. You’ll exfoliate away dry, chapped skin to leave behind soft, hydrated lips.

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