65 Absurdly Clever Products Under $30 on Amazon Prime

So absurd, yet so clever.

Absurdly Clever Products Under $30 on Amazon Prime
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Whether you’re buying clothes or groceries, it feels like everything has gone up in price. That’s why I always try to focus my spending on clever products — you know, the items that I’ll get a ton of use out of. But if you don’t have time to scour the internet for these types of products? Not a problem, as I’ve compiled all the best, most useful ones into this convenient list.

From sturdy outlet shelves to rotary cheese graters, I’ve made sure to include a variety of items that you’re sure to find yourself reaching for on a daily basis. And since saving money is always a good thing, you’ll also find that each product costs $30 or less and is available on Amazon Prime.


These microfiber splash guards help keep your sink clean

Constantly having to wipe up drip marks can be a real pain, so why not save yourself some work and grab these splash guards? They’re made from soft microfiber that absorbs drips so that your sink stays drip-free — and once dirty, simply toss them into the wash for a quick clean.


A deep-cleaning brush that sticks to the bottom of your sink

You don’t have to reach deep into tall glasses to get them clean — just use this brush. Suction cups on the bottom let you stick it to the bottom of your sink so that you can twist your glasses overtop the bristles. Plus, there’s even an extra brush on the side that cleans the exterior of your glasses as well.


This stainless steel coffee mug that stirs itself

Whether you’re in the mood for protein shakes, lemonade, or powdered coffee, this mug can do all the mixing for you. Simply provide two of your own AAA batteries, and the small magnetic stirrer on the inside will travel around the base, mixing up all the powder so that you don’t have to. And since it’s made from stainless steel, there’s no need to worry about it rusting over time.


A silicone toiletry holder that sticks to smooth walls

Toothbrushes, razors, combs — this toiletry holder has space for all sorts of items. It’s made from flexible silicone that sticks to nearly any smooth surface, including tile shower walls as well as glass doors. And since no adhesive is required, you can even peel it off and reposition it as many times as you like.


The rotary cheese grater that comes with 3 interchangeable blades

Whether you’re shredding cheese or slicing up zucchini, this rotary grater has you covered. Each order comes with three interchangeable blades that let you slice, grate, and shred your ingredients — and since they’re made from stainless steel, you won’t have to worry about them rusting.


An outlet shelf that can hold up to 10 pounds

Don’t let your phone sit on the floor while it charges — instead, place it on this outlet shelf. It can support up to 10 pounds, making it suitable for phones, smart speakers, or nearly any other small item. Plus, there’s even a small channel in the back where you can thread cables through to help keep it looking neat and tidy.


This UVC sanitizer that eliminates up to 99% of germs from toothbrush bristles

You wash your hands all the time, but when was the last time you cleaned your toothbrush? Enter: this sanitizer. It uses a powerful UVC light to eliminate up to 99% of germs from your toothbrush bristles, and it only takes five minutes to complete a cleaning cycle.


A grippy ball that latches onto dirt, dust, & more

Ever notice how the inside of your purse or backpack can accumulate crumbs? Place this ball inside, and its grippy surface will latch onto dirt, dust, crumbs, and more, helping keep your bag clean without any extra effort on your part. And since it’s smaller than a golf ball, it takes up hardly any space.


These chiller sticks that cool down beer quickly

Keep these chiller sticks in your freezer, and they’ll always be ready to go when you’re in the mood for a cold beer. They’re made from rust-resistant stainless steel that’s also BPA-free — and their slim profile makes it easy to slip them inside nearly any glass bottle. Each order also includes a bottle opener.


The bag clips that help you pour dry ingredients without mess

Not only do these bag clips create an airtight and watertight seal to help keep your dry ingredients fresh, but they also feature a built-in spout that lets you pour cereal, flour, spices, and more — all without having to take them off. They’re also reusable and suitable for use with nearly any bag.


A condiment fork that keeps your fingers clean when you want a pickle

Instead of getting your fingers wet with pickle juice whenever you want a snack, use this fork to grab one. An attached rubber band lets you secure it around the jar so that it’s always there when you need it, while the caddy helps keep your fridge shelves clean from drips. And if you aren’t a fan of pickles? It also works great with olives, or nearly any other wet snack.


These silicone food savers that help keep halved produce fresh

Don’t use wasteful plastic wrap to save that halved tomato for later — just cover the open end with one of these reusable huggers. They’re made from flexible silicone that stretches to fit tomatoes, apples, or nearly any other halved produce. Once dirty, simply toss them into the dishwasher for an easy clean.


The slide-out container that holds up to 36 eggs

Transfer your eggs into this container, and it’ll help keep them safe from damage. The compartment slides out so that it’s easy to grab eggs in the far back without having to take the lid off — and its stackable design helps you save space inside your fridge. Plus, there’s enough space for you to store up to 36 eggs.


A cushioned pad that helps keep your seatbelt from chafing

If your seatbelt has a habit of chafing up against you, consider taking a look at this pad. The cushioned material helps prevent chafing, while the Velcro opening in the back makes it easy to fit onto nearly any seatbelt. And with more than 10 colors to choose from, you shouldn’t have any trouble finding one that suits your style.


This 2-in-1 travel pillow made from soft microplush

Not only is this travel pillow made from soft microplush fabric, but if you unzip the top it also unfolds into a large blanket — a must-have for any trip. The best part? A sleeve on the back lets you attach it to your carry-on bag or suitcase, making it easy to take with you.


A compressive ice wrap that can help soothe headaches

Keep this head wrap in the fridge or freezer, and it’ll always be ready to go the next time you feel a headache coming on. It comes in two sizes to fit nearly any head: medium or large. The compressive fabric gives it some added soothing relief — and you can even pull it down over your face to help block out light when napping.


The phone mount that clips onto your airplane tray table

Holding up your phone to watch videos on planes can be a pain, so why not use this mount instead? It clips to your tray table so that your phone screen is easy to see — and the universal design makes it suitable for use with practically any phone.


A 3-pocket cup holder that attaches to your suitcase handle

Don’t risk spilling your coffee as you run to catch a flight — instead, place it inside this cupholder. It attaches to your suitcase handles and features three pockets so that you can use it to hold your coffee, phone, or even wallet. You also have more than 20 colors to choose from, including pink, blue, leopard print, and more.


These self-watering planters are easy to refill

Whereas refilling some self-watering planters can be messy, these ones feature a small channel on the side that lets you pour water directly into the base. The bases are also clear, making it easy to see when they need a refill — and they can even keep your plants hydrated for up to two full weeks.


The detergent cupholders that help prevent mess

Attach these cupholders to your detergent bottles, and they’ll help prevent drippy detergent messes whenever you’re doing laundry. Raised slats on the base keep your soap cup lifted away from pooling drips — and the universal design makes them suitable for use with nearly any economy-sized bottle.


A board that helps you fold your shirts uniformly

Looking for ways to get your closet looking as tidy as possible? Try folding your shirts using this board. It helps you fold every shirt the same way, though you can also use it on shorts, pants, or nearly any other garment. Choose from two colors: black or green.


This umbrella hat helps keep you cool on hot days

Not only can this umbrella hat protect you from rain, but the canopy also helps reflect UV rays in order to keep you cool on hot, sunny days. Seven metal ribs help it keep its shape when the wind blows — and the elastic headband even stretches to fit nearly any head.


An LED reading light that hangs around your neck

Let this LED light hang around your neck, and it’ll always point right at your book so that it’s easy to read. The brightness is adjustable up to six levels — and unlike some lights, you also have three hues to choose from: yellow, warm white, or cool white.


These heavy-duty hooks made from rustic beech wood

Coats, umbrellas, bags — with a weight limit of up to 25 pounds, you shouldn’t have any trouble hanging all sorts of items on these hooks. They’re made from rustic beech wood, making them look more expensive than they are. Or, if beech doesn’t suit your home, you can also grab them in dark walnut.


A folding hanger that won’t let strappy clothes slip off

There’s no need to take each garment off this hanger when packing for a trip, as its folding design lets you toss it right into your bag. The eight tiers also feature raised ends to help keep strappy garments from slipping off — and the swiveling hook makes it easy to access everything.


These extra-thin cutting boards take up hardly any space

Don’t have enough space for a set of thick cutting boards? Then these extra-thin ones are worth a look. Each order comes with three in varying colors, making it easy to prevent cross-contamination when preparing meals containing fish, veggies, or meat — and their grippy backs help keep them from shifting out of place as you chop.


The stain-resistant coasters that prevent condensation from spilling onto tables

Not only are these coasters resistant to stains, but their ridges also help prevent pooling condensation from spilling onto your tables. They’re made from food-grade silicone that’s nonslip, BPA-free, as well as heat-resistant up to 500 degrees Fahrenheit. And with seven shades to choose from, you shouldn’t have any trouble picking one that suits your home.


A touchless trash can that helps keep hands clean

When was the last time you washed your trashcan lid? Not a problem when you have this touchless version. A built-in motion sensor opens the lid when you need to throw something out — and its narrow profile makes it perfect for cramped bathrooms or home offices.


This padded footstool covered in soft linen

With a weight limit of up to 220 pounds, this footstool can just as easily be used as a seat as it can for stretching out your legs when relaxing at home. It’s covered with soft linen, making it look way more expensive than it is — and the solid wood legs are even capped with nonslip pads to help keep it in place.


An adjustable stand that fits nearly any tablet

There’s no need to hold your tablet up when you have this stand. The viewing angle can be adjusted from 15 to 100 degrees, making it easy to read regardless of how you’re seated — all while the universal design makes it suitable for use with tablets both large and small.


These refrigerator shelf liners make it easy to wipe up spills

Wiping spills off your fridge shelves can be a real pain — unless you put these liners down. Their nonslip surfaces make them easy to clean. And since they’re made from food-grade EVA, you can even place fresh produce directly on top of them, eliminating the need for plastic baggies.


A stainless steel whisk that does the mixing for you

Simply press it down into your bowl, and the head on this whisk will start to spin, mixing up all your liquids for you. It’s made from sleek stainless steel that won’t rust over time — and the internal rotating device is designed to last through more than 5,000 spins.


This compact food processor takes up hardly any space

Whereas full-size food processors can take up an entire cabinet, this compact version is just as powerful at a fraction of the size. It’s great for whipping up fresh salsa, pesto, and everything in between. There’s also no electricity required — simply pull the rip cord to get the internal blades spinning.


These stainless steel mixing bowls come with airtight lids

Not only can you use these mixing bowls to prepare meals, but their matching airtight lids mean you can also use them to store leftovers for later. A flat rim around the edge of each one helps you pour ingredients without any drips — all while their flat bases work to keep them stable as you whisk and mix.


The magnetic knife holder that takes up zero counter space

Don’t have a ton of counter space to work with? Not a problem when you have this knife holder. A series of strong magnets on the inside hold your knives in place — and since each order comes with adhesive, there’s no need to drill into your backsplash in order to set it up. Choose from three finishes: stainless, black, or bamboo.


These magnetic measuring spoons fit into narrow bottle mouths

Plenty of measuring spoons are too wide to fit through narrow spice bottle mouths — but that isn’t the case with this set. Each spoon features two ends: one that’s wide and suitable for chunky ingredients, as well as a second narrow end that can fit through tight openings. Plus, their magnetic centers keep them nested together when in storage.


The LED light bars that don’t require hardwiring

There’s no need for any complicated wiring when installing these LED light bars, as each one provides hours’ worth of light using just three AA batteries (which are not included). A motion sensor built into each one prevents them from wasting power when it’s still light out — and each order even includes adhesive for easy installation.


This stainless steel squeegee delivers a streak-free shine

If your glass doors look dirty after each shower, consider using this squeegee to dry them off. It’s made from stainless steel, so there’s no need to worry about it corroding inside humid bathrooms — and each order even includes an adhesive hook so that you can hang it on your shower wall. Choose from three finishes: silver, gold, or black.


A shower door seal that helps prevent leaks

If water from your shower is always leaking onto your bathroom floor, consider swapping out the door seal with this brand-new one. It’s made from a combination of hard PVC and grippy vinyl, creating a tight barrier to help keep your floors dry. Installation is also easy — just press it into place on the bottom of your door and it’s ready to go.


These V-shaped grippers help keep rugs lying flat

Curled rugs are a recipe for trips and falls, which is only part of the reason why these grippers are worth a look. Their V-shape helps keep them from getting twisted out of shape, which can happen with straight pieces of rug tape — and the adhesive is so strong that they’re suitable for use outdoors as well as inside. One reviewer wrote, “I discovered these and they did the trick. The ends of the rug lay smoothly and perfectly.”


A reversible papoose that fits pets up to 12 pounds

Made from soft, breathable cotton, this papoose is a cozy way to carry your pet around with you. It’s suitable for pets up to 12 pounds — and the adjustable shoulder strap lets you choose how high or low it sits on your body. Plus, the reversible design makes it almost like you’re getting two for the price of one.


This sun visor extension is *so* easy to install

Forget to put on your sunglasses before getting in the car? Not a problem when you have this sun visor extension. It gives you extra protection against the sun’s harsh rays while driving, and installation is a total breeze — just attach it to your visor using the elastic straps and it’s ready to go.


The headrest hooks that can hold up to 55 pounds

Don’t put your bag down on that dirty car floor — instead, hang it up on one of these headrest hooks. They’re made from sturdy plastic that can easily support up to 55 pounds, making them suitable for purses, backpacks, as well as heavy grocery bags. And with 11 colors to choose from, matching to your car’s interior should be no sweat at all.


These waterproof garden lights don’t require any complicated wiring

Since these garden lights are waterproof, there’s no need to worry about them malfunctioning in poor weather. Each one is powered by a solar panel, eliminating the need for any complicated wiring during installation — and their flexible necks even sway along with the wind.


The drawer dividers that won’t shift out of place

There’s very little chance that these dividers will shift out of place when opening and closing your drawers, as their spring-loaded ends are tipped with grippy rubber, helping keep them firmly in place. They expand from 11 out to 17 inches, making them suitable for nearly any drawer — and many reviewers commented about how they’re “well made.”


A detangling brush suitable for all types of hair

Instead of yanking away at those knotted strands, use this detangling brush to get rid of them painlessly. The cone-tipped bristles separate each individual strand, allowing knots to work themselves out with just a few gentle swipes. It’s also suitable for all types of hair — all while the ergonomic handle fits comfortably in either hand.


This refillable pen keeps paint fresh for 7 years

Instead of busting out a giant can of paint and brush, use this pen to make quick touch-ups around your home. The airtight cap keeps the paint inside fresh for up to seven years — and you can even refill and reuse it as many times as you like. Plus, its brush applicator delivers a clean, mess-free layer of paint.


A makeup brush washer that works with nearly any brush

Not only is this washer designed to work with makeup brushes of nearly any shape or size, but it can also wash as well as dry any brush in one minute or less. And if you have a trip coming up? Its compact size makes it easy to take with you when traveling.


The expanding silverware organizer made from sleek bamboo

Whether your drawer is large or small, there’s a good chance this silverware organizer will fit. It expands from 13 out to 20 inches, making it suitable for nearly any drawer — and the bamboo frame is even resistant to moisture, helping keep it looking good if your silverware isn’t completely dry when you’re putting it away.


A reversible comforter made from soft microfiber

Whereas some comforters are too hot or cold for certain times of the year, this one features a breathable polyester fill that makes it suitable for all seasons. The microfiber fabric makes it feel oh-so-soft against the skin — and since it’s reversible, you’re almost getting two comforters for the price of one.


This stainless steel toilet paper holder hangs on your toilet

Don’t have a ton of room in your bathroom? This toilet paper holder hangs on the back of your toilet to help you save space. It can hold up to two rolls — and since it’s made from stainless steel, there’s no need to worry about it rusting over time.


A handled pumice stone that powers through limescale

If your toilet brush isn’t strong enough to get rid of those water rings, consider giving this pumice stone a try. A built-in handle makes it easy to maneuver around your toilet bowl, while the pumice head easily powers through water rings, limescales, and more. And while tough on grime, it won’t leave behind scratches on delicate tile or porcelain.


The nonslip shower mat with *thousands* of positive reviews

Lay down this mat, and its grippy surface will help keep you sturdy in the shower. Hundreds of suction cups on the back keep it from shifting out of place, while more than 150 drainage holes help keep mildew from developing. “With this mat I am no longer afraid of slipping and falling in my shower,” wrote one reviewer. “It is most comfortable to stand on, too.”


A hanging purse organizer with 8 see-through pockets

Instead of cluttering up your closet shelves with purses, why not save some space and keep them inside this organizer? The eight pockets are transparent, making it easy to see which bag is where at a glance. Or, if you don’t have many purses, you can also use it to store blankets, towels, and more.


This bag dispenser with a brush stainless steel exterior

Almost every kitchen has that one cabinet filled with loose grocery bags, so why not keep them inside this dispenser instead? There’s enough space inside for dozens of bags, and you can even mount it to the inside of a cabinet door to help save space. Plus, its brushed stainless steel exterior helps keep it fingerprint-free.


These reusable baking mats are heat-resistant up to 480 degrees Fahrenheit

Stop wasting money on parchment paper and baking sprays — instead, grab these reusable baking mats. Their nonstick surface won’t latch onto meals as they cook, and the flexible silicone can even be used to roll out pastries or doughs. And since they’re heat-resistant up to 480 degrees Fahrenheit, there’s no need to worry about them melting in the oven.


A leak-resistant aerator that helps improve the flavor of cheap wine

Pop this aerator into your bottle of red or white wine, and it can help improve its flavor as it pours through into your glass. The rubber base creates a tight fit to prevent leaks, while the tapered tip helps keep your tables free from drips — and the compact size makes it easy to toss into a drawer once you’ve finished sipping.


This oil sprayer made from sleek glass

Overdressing your pans when adding oil is almost too easy, which is where this sprayer comes in handy. It produces a fine mist, helping you add just the right amount of oil in order to prevent waste — and it works just as well with oil as it does with vinegar, soy sauce, as well as other cooking liquids.


These cord wraps that you can stick onto appliances

Some appliances don’t come with attached cord wraps — luckily, these wraps are incredibly easy to install. Their adhesive backing lets you press them right into place on your appliances, and the tough silicone frame won’t lose its shape, even if you wrap your power cables extra tight.


A heavy-duty scraper that won’t shed bristles into your grill

Not only will this scraper shed zero bristles into your grill, but it also features 10 notches around the head so that it can be used with practically any grate. It’s made from tough stainless steel that won’t rust over time — and the other end of the handle even features a convenient bottle opener.


This nonslip bath mat filled with soft memory foam

Step off that hard shower floor and onto this soft bath mat. Its nonslip backing helps keep it from shifting out of place on wet floors, while a memory foam filling makes it feel oh-so-soft. You also have the choice of more than 20 colors, including navy, eggplant, lime, and more.


A fabric shower curtain with a built-in liner

Still using a crummy plastic shower curtain? Then take this as a sign it’s time to upgrade to this one that feels like it came straight from a fancy hotel. It’s made from soft polyester, with a waffle weave that makes it look way more expensive than it is. Plus, it even features a built-in liner for added convenience.


The dimmer switch that’s *so* easy to use

Plug your lamp into this dimmer switch, and you’ll instantly be able to adjust its brightness simply by sliding the button back and forth. A 6-foot long power cable makes it easy to use with distant outlets — and it’s even compatible with incandescent, halogen, as well as certain LED and CFL bulbs.


These sturdy candle holders are already designed to look good together

Since these highly rated candle holders vary in height, you can rest assured that they’ll look good sitting out on your tables and sideboards. They’re made from sturdy metal with wide bases, and you even have the choice of five different finishes.


The breathable gardening gloves that won’t leave you sweating

Whereas some gardening gloves can leave your skin feeling too warm, these ones are made from bamboo fibers that are just as soft as they are breathable. The grippy palms help you keep a firm handle when digging into dense earth — all while their pull-on closure ensures a secure, snug fit.

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