50 Mind-Blowing Products on Amazon You'll Wish You Knew About Sooner

Cool products for every part of your life.

Written by Jenny White
50 Mind-Blowing Products on Amazon You'll Wish You Knew About Sooner
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From genius solutions for everyday problems (like a roll-up dish rack that doubles as a trivet) to things that are just flat-out cool (like a safe that’s disguised as a can of corn) — you’ll be wishing that you knew about these sooner during your late-night Amazon scroll sessions.


A nonstick press to make 3 sizes of stuffed burgers

Make stuffed burgers at home with this burger press — fill them with any of your favorite ingredients, like cheese, veggies, or crumbled bacon. The nonstick coating makes it simple to slide the meat out once the patty is formed. The press can create burgers in three sizes all the way up to 3/4 of a pound each.


An anti-tipping travel mug that keeps drinks hot for 6 hours

“When placed on a smooth, solid surface such as a kitchen counter or desktop, it's almost impossible to knock over with lateral force, but is very easy to pick up vertically,” wrote one reviewer about this anti-tipping mug with a grippy bottom and spill-proof locking lid. In addition, it features triple-walled insulation to keep hot drinks warm for six hours and cold ones cool for 24 hours. Pick from two sizes and various colors in the listing.


This dishwasher-safe defrosting tray that reviewers say really works

Place frozen meats or other frozen food on this dishwasher-safe defrosting tray to quickly defrost it without compromising taste, safety, or nutrition. It’s made from aluminum with a nonstick Teflon coating and curved edges that ensure no spills occur. “Great value for the money. Defrosts frozen food as advertised, within minutes,” wrote one shopper.


This cup holder expander that’s easy to install

It’s frustrating when your drink won’t fit in your vehicle’s cup holder, but this expandable adapter will fix the issue. It holds any drink that ranges in size from 2.8 to 3.9 inches in diameter and it’ll adjust to fit securely in most cup holders. As a bonus, it won’t block the other cup holder, so you can still use both.


A clever shaving apron that folds down for storage

Catch stray hairs as you shave thanks to this bib apron. It wraps around your neck (and stays in place via a hook-and-loop closure) and then attaches to the mirror via two powerful suction cups. When not in use, store the apron in the self-packing pouch.


This space-saving roll-up drying rack that doubles as a trivet

Made from durable stainless steel and nonslip silicone, this drying rack can support up to 33 pounds. Unroll it for use over your sink, then roll it back up for compact storage. It’s heat resistant up to 400 degrees Fahrenheit, so it can also be used as a trivet for hot pots, pans, and other cookware. Choose from various sizes and colors in the listing.


These rechargeable hand warmers with 3 temperature settings

This pair of hand warmers allow you to choose between three temperatures and they can be recharged via USB-C (though they come with a USB-A converter). They can run for up to eight hours and are lightweight, too. “The OCOOPA is easy to use, one button control. Heats in seconds and it heats both sides,” wrote one reviewer.


An electric s’mores maker for indoors

Bring the campfire indoors with this s’mores maker. It features an electric flameless heater to toast your marshmallows (use the two stainless steel forks to protect your hands from the heat), and you can store the rest of the necessities in the four compartments surrounding it. The device is smokeless.


An electric can opener that leaves clean (not sharp) edges

Open pretty much any can with the click of a button thanks to this electric can opener. The blade cuts cleanly around the side of the can, leaving smooth and safe edges. “The ease of it is the best part. [...] It does all the work for you,” wrote one reviewer. Pick from four colors in the listing, including red, sky blue, teal, and white.


These metal shredding claws that are dishwasher safe

Don’t fumble with forks when shredding your meats — instead, use these metal claws to shred pork, chicken, turkey, beef, and other meats. They’re made from sturdy stainless steel with textured handles for grip. For cleanup, toss the claws straight into the dishwasher.


A sturdy tripod with flexible legs that comes with a shutter remote

The flexible, octopus-style legs on this metal tripod allow you to set it up nearly anywhere so you can easily take photos or videos from a distance (a remote with a 30-foot range is included for this). It has a standard adaptor screw thread, making it compatible with digital cameras and there’s a phone mount for devices up to 3.5 inches wide.


A telescoping magnetic pickup tool with bright lights

If you often find yourself dropping items like nuts, bolts, nails, or screws as you work, this pickup tool will be helpful. It features a magnetic head on a 22-inch extendable neck to maneuver around hard-to-reach places. The three LED lights on the end provide better visibility in dim areas.


This highly absorbent microfiber towel that won’t scratch your car

After washing your vehicle, you’ll want to use this microfiber towel to dry it — it can absorb up to two times the water of traditional terry towels and will leave behind a spot-, scratch-, and streak-free finish. The towel has a waffle-weave texture and is 22 by 30 inches in size. Wash it in the washing machine whenever it gets dirty.


A sweat-absorbing hat liner that reviewers say is so comfortable

Place this hat liner inside your baseball cap before wearing it. It’s designed to absorb sweat to keep it out of your eyes, while also minimizing staining and eliminating odors. It has a universal design to stick to the front or back of your favorite hat. One shopper wrote, “It’s a great value for your money the quality is great it does what its supposed to do and you can’t even tell your wearing it in your hat it’s that comfortable.”


A candle-powered gadget that melts cheese in less than 4 minutes

“By far this is the greatest thing in my kitchen right now,” wrote one commenter about this cheese raclette. It can create gooey cheese in under four minutes. The raclette comes with three tea lights to do the melting and the nonstick coating on the pan ensures the cheese slides off without issue. The handle folds for storage.


This disguised safe for valuables with a screw-on lid

This can of corn is actually a secret safe — you can hide valuables in plain sight. The bottom screws off for access to the inside. And the safe is about 3 by 4 inches in size, which is roomy enough for a few small items. It’s available in a few other versions in the listing.


This pair of camping lanterns with hanging hooks & magnetic bases

These camping lanterns are particularly great because they collapse to save space and offer 360 degrees of light to illuminate large areas. Utilize either the fold-down hook at the top or the magnetic base to hang the lanterns. Each one is powered by AA batteries, which come included.


A digital meat thermometer that provides readings in seconds

You won’t overcook or undercook your food when utilizing this digital meat thermometer — it provides an accurate temperature reading in seconds, ensuring a perfect dish. The thermometer displays the temperature in either Celsius or Fahrenheit on the backlit LED screen. Choose from three colors in the listing.


This popular pet hair remover that you can use on nearly any surface

With 116,000-plus five-star reviews, this pet hair remover clearly works as promised. Simply roll it back and forth on any surface (including furniture, clothes, or carpet) to trap hair in the receptacle, then dump it into the trash when finished. The tool doesn’t use sticky tape or adhesive, so it’s endlessly reusable.


A wireless charging pad that comes in several colors

This wireless charger will make powering up your phone or earbuds fast and simple; just place your wireless-charging-enabled device on it, and the green indicator light will flash to let you know that it’s working. This pick has various built-in protections, including short-circuit and surge protection. Choose from six colors in the listing.


A decked-out paracord handle for many kinds of water bottles

If you own a wide-mouth IRON °FLASK water bottle (from 10 to 64 ounces), this paracord handle accessory is a must-have — and reviewers confirm it fits other brands as well. It makes your beverage easier to carry, but it also has built-in features like a whistle, compass, metal carabiner, and a fire starter. Choose from various colors in the listing. “Works well! Fits most other brands of water bottle based on volume,” wrote one reviewer.


A cable management box that can hold an 11-inch power strip

Tidy up unsightly electronic cords with this cable management box. It’s roomy enough for power strips that are up to 11 inches long (plus various cords and cables), and there are multiple entry and exit slots for access. The lid locks into place to keep everything contained. Choose from a few colors in the listing, as well as a larger size.


A 4-pack of silicone oven rack shields that can be trimmed to fit

These 14-inch oven rack shields slide onto the edge of your oven racks (or toaster oven racks) to protect your skin against accidental burns, and they can be trimmed to size. They’re made from BPA-free silicone that’s heat resistant up to 482 degrees Fahrenheit.


These absorbent reusable dishcloths that can be used wet or dry

These reusable dishcloths are made from a combination of cellulose and cotton for absorbency, and they’re safe to use wet or dry on various surfaces like wood, tile, stainless steel, and marble. Once dirty, throw them in the washing machine to make them good as new. Pick from 10-packs of varying colors in the listing.


A cup holder with elastic pockets for your suitcase handle

Slide this cup holder on the handle of your roll-on suitcase so that you have a spot to hold two beverages as you maneuver through the airport — the elastic pockets can accommodate various sizes and shapes of drinks, including water bottles and coffee cups. There’s even a back pocket for smaller essentials like your phone, passport, or tickets. Pick from 25 colors and patterns in the listing.


This dryer vent cleaner with 9,000+ 5-star reviews

Remove built-up lint from your dryer with this cleaning kit — it will make your machine run more efficiently, plus it’s safer, too. The hose attachment connects to most vacuum cleaners for power and it extends up to nearly 32 inches for a thorough clean.


A mini donut maker to cook 7 tasty treats in minutes

Make seven tasty mini donuts at once with this donut-making machine. It can be filled with any batter of your choosing and the nonstick surface allows you to pull the donuts out with ease when they’re fully cooked (which takes just a few minutes). Choose from two colors in the listing.


This durable sharp chef’s knife made from a single piece of stainless steel

A professional-level product at a budget-friendly price, this 8-inch chef’s knife is forged from a single piece of high-carbon German stainless steel. It’s razor-sharp with a balanced weight for comfortable cutting. Check out other knife styles in the listing to add to your cutlery collection.


This coffee grinder that’ll can hold 2+ ounces of beans at a time

With its durable stainless steel blades, this coffee grinder will quickly and effortlessly turn your coffee beans into ground coffee (whether you like it coarse, medium, or fine). It can hold up to 11 tablespoons of whole coffee beans at once, though the device won’t take up much space on your counters. Pick from white, black, or gray in the listing.


A headphone holder that clamps onto any flat surface

Mount this headset holder on your desk (or other flat surface up to 1.5 inches thick) to hold your headphones between gaming sessions or Zoom meetings. It features a spring-loaded clamp that can be repositioned as desired. And the built-in cable loop will prevent your device’s cord from dangling on the ground. “Excellent grip for holding controllers and headphones. It fits nicely on the desk and is super easy to install. I like the look too,” wrote one commenter.


A multi-compartment vehicle organizer that’s waterproof

This vehicle organizer has multiple compartments and mesh pockets to organize everything you keep in your vehicle — including extra snacks, safety products, and seasonal accessories. It can be resized as needed based on wherever you’d like to use it. The waterproof lining and sturdy structure make this pick durable.


Some Velcro organizer straps with a spot for labelling

Get better organized with these hook-and-loop straps; use them to wrap and store various cords, cables, wires, and more. Each strap in the pack of 18 has a tab that you can use to label it. Other lengths and colors are available in the listing.


This pair of vehicle organizers that come in 4 finishes

If you tend to lose items in the gap between your vehicle’s seat and center console, these gap organizers will plug the gap while also providing a storage spot for items like your phone, sunglasses, and spare change. Made from faux leather, the organizer works in gaps ranging from 0.5 to 2 inches. Choose from four finishes in the listing.


A pair of stainless steel sticks for cooling beverages without diluting them

Chill your favorite drinks without watering them down with these chiller sticks. All you have to do is place them in the freezer for 45 minutes prior to use, then stick them directly into your drink. They’re made from BPA-free stainless steel with a coolant inside.


This fan-favorite trimmer for nose, ear & eyebrow hair

You can trim nose, ear, and eyebrow hair with this battery-powered trimmer. It features two steel blades that cut hair without any uncomfortable pulling. It’s water resistant, making it easy to clean, too. “It's small, easy to use, and surprisingly efficient. No more awkward angles or painful plucking,” wrote one reviewer.


A white paint marker to freshen 150 feet of grout

Skip the scrubbing and freshen up your grout lines with this water-based marker instead. The pen can be used to cover up to 150 feet of grout, and there are narrow- and wide-tip options in the listing based on the width of your grout lines.


These tab openers for soda & beer cans that double as drink markers

These tab openers allow you to open soda, beer, sparkling water, and other beverage cans with minimal effort. Once open, the product can be turned around to cover the can’s opening, keeping bugs and debris out. The set comes with six brightly-colored tab openers so you can keep track of whose drink is whose.


A pack of absorbent sink splash guards that are machine washable

Install these splash guards around your sinks to protect your countertops from water stains. They’re made from microfiber for absorbency and can be cleaned in the washing machine to stay in top shape. The splash guards (the set comes with four of them) are 17.7 inches long and 4.7 inches wide with a 2.5-inch faucet hole diameter that’ll fit on many sinks. A larger option is also available in the listing.


Some stretchy silicone lids that are fridge-, freezer- & dishwasher-safe

These seven silicone lids range in size from 3 to 12 inches, but they’re also stretchy to fit over different containers — like square dishes, rectangle casserole trays, and round bowls. The lids create an airtight leakproof seal to keep your food fresh. And they’re suitable for the microwave, oven, freezer, and dishwasher.


A milk frother that comes with a stand to keep counters clean

This milk frother can turn any milk (including soy, almond, and oat varieties) into rich, creamy foam in 15 seconds or less. The frother is battery operated and features an ergonomically-shaped rubber handle for comfortable maneuvering. When not in use, rest the frother on the included stainless steel stand.


This multi-compartment glass pickle jar with an airtight lid

With two separate compartments, this pickle jar separates the liquid from the pickles when you want to pull them out without getting your hands wet. Then, flip it over and the pickles will soak in the brine again to stay fresh. The jar is made from thick borosilicate glass with an airtight lid. It’s useful for other foods as well, like olives, certain fruits, and more.


A suction cup drink holder that can hold a variety of beverages

You can drink a beer or glass of wine in the shower or bath with this drink holder that has a strong suction cup to support up to seven pounds. It’ll attach to any nonporous surface like glass, mirror, or glazed tile, and the holder can accommodate nearly any can, bottle, or cup (including wine glasses). Pick from various colors in the listing.


These stickers that block 80% of the light from your electronics

If the annoying LED lights from your TV, computer monitor, router, or other electronics keep you up at night, use these light-blocking stickers on them. The stickers can dim up to 80% of the light from your devices. And the set comes with two sheets of stickers, one of which has circles, squares, and rectangles already cut out — the other allows you to trim custom stickers to fit.


A 32-ounce cold brew coffee maker with a no-mess pour spout

Fill the stainless steel filter of this cold brew coffee maker with your favorite coffee grounds and add cold water. By morning, you’ll have a delicious cup of coffee ready. The mason jar bottle (which holds up to 32 ounces) is made from thick glass for durability and the lid has a flip-cap pouring spout that seals securely.


This sling-style carrier for pets up to 12 pounds

Keep your small dog or cat with you at all times by putting them in this sling-style carrier. It’s designed for animals weighing 12 pounds or less, and it’s made from a soft and breathable cotton fabric for comfort. The safety latch stops your pet from jumping out, and you can toss it in the washing machine for cleaning. Choose from six colors in the listing.


A hands-free book light with 6 brightness levels

Wrap this reading light around your neck to illuminate your book as you read it — the narrow beam won’t disturb your sleeping partner. The light features three color temperatures and three brightness levels (the brightness can be adjusted on each head separately), and it can run for up to 80 hours on a full charge. When the time comes, use the included USB-C cord to recharge it.


A set of space-saving packing cubes with a 4.8-star overall rating

Whether you’re using a suitcase, backpack, or duffel bag for your next vacation, these packing cubes will help to better organize your clothes, shoes, and accessories. The set includes four cubes in different sizes, as well as a laundry bag for items once they’re worn. There are neutral colors and bright options available in the listing.


This concentrated shoe cleaner & brush set with 24,000+ 5-star reviews

Use this shoe cleaning kit to get dirt and debris off your favorite pair. The cleaner is safe for all washable materials, including leather, vinyl, nubuck, suede, canvas, and cloth. And since the formula is concentrated, a little goes a long way. Also included is a scrubbing brush.


A snap-on strainer that’s compact in size

Traditional colanders are large and bulky, but this compact strainer is just a quarter of the size. It snaps onto round pots, pans, and bowls of all sizes (even lipped ones) so you can strain while the food remains inside. It’s made from heat-resistant silicone that’s dishwasher safe.


This fun silicone jar & bottle scraper that’s 8+ inches long

Use this jar scraper to get every bit of product from bottles, jars, and other containers, so nothing goes to waste. The 8.35-inch tool is made from food-grade silicone that’s firm yet flexible, and it’s heat resistant and dishwasher safe.

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