These Clever Things Are So Cheap, Amazon Can Barely Keep Them in Stock

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Written by Rachel Bar-Gadda
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These Clever Things Are So Cheap, Amazon Can Barely Keep Them in Stock
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Packing cubes that neatly compress 14 days' worth of clothes into a convenient carry-on? Stainless steel wine glasses that will never shatter, no matter how much fun you’re having? You might expect to shell out your precious cash for items like these, but, in reality, these clever things are so cheap, Amazon can barely keep them in stock. Your future awaits — and at a reasonable price point to boot.


A Wireless LED Light Bar For Tasteful Accent Lighting

It’s easy and affordable to install this LED light bar underneath any cabinet to provide tasteful illumination to surfaces below. Use your choice of self-adhesive or screws to mount and pop in three AA batteries (not included) for over 100 hours of light. The light bar casts a warm white glow and even comes with its own remote to control brightness levels and set automatic timers.


A Foot Peel Mask That Ingeniously Softens Feet

With over 49,000 five-star ratings, you can rest assured that this foot peel mask does what it sets out to do. Slip your feet into the included booties, set your timer for 60 minutes, and remove them to then watch as calloused skin sloughs off for good in under two weeks. The mask is made with botanical ingredients such as fruit extracts and is available in lots of different scents such as peach, French lavender, and rose.


An Ingenious Pet Hair Remover That Uses Static Electricity

This pet hair remover is so genius, you’ll probably be kicking yourself, wondering “Why didn’t I think of that?” As opposed to tons of sticky paper or batteries that have to be constantly replaced, it uses static electricity generated by a back-and-forth motion to effortlessly pick up every bit of pet hair. The hair is then deposited into a built-in receptacle that can then be easily emptied. With 136,000-plus reviews, this popular pet hair remover will still only cost you $30 for the pleasure of a pet hair-free home.


This Digital Meat Thermometer For Precise Cooking

If you’ve ever gazed worryingly at that prime piece of beef in the pan wondering not if but when you’ll over or undercook it, you’ll greatly appreciate this ingenious digital meat thermometer that tells you exactly when to pull it off. Its retractable probe gives you an instant reading in as little as two to three seconds and has a built-in backlight so you can more easily see temperatures. The probe rotates 240 degrees to accommodate awkward angles and the whole thing can be either kept in a drawer, hung up, or stored on any magnetic surface.


These Reusable Twist Ties That Are Endlessly Useful

No more digging through your junk drawer wondering if you’ve stashed extra rubber bands or old bread bag ties somewhere. These reusable twist ties are completely genius in their functionality as they can be used for so very many tasks. They feature a durable and waterproof rubber coating around a wired interior that can be shaped in any way required for the job at hand. Keep cables and cords neatly organized or get creative and use them to color code items like your guests’ wine glasses. Four come in each pack.


The Stain Treater With A Commercial-Grade Yet Non-Toxic Formula

Just because a formula is powerful enough to be considered commercial-grade doesn’t mean it’ll leach toxins into your life. This stain treater that comes in a pack of two is the perfect example of that. Its formula is free of formaldehyde, sulfates, fragrance, peroxide, and chlorine, yet it can still tackle stains as intense as ink, grass, blood, and even the most pigmented fruit juices. Spray the biodegradable formula onto the stain, then blot and rinse to see it disappear before your eyes, as over 11,000 five-star reviews can attest.


These Slim Velvet Hangers That Store Tons More Clothing

Make the most of that limited closet space with these velvet hangers with an ultra-slim design. Every hanger can hold up to 10 pounds and therefore can be used for anything from strappy camisoles to winter jackets. The grippy velvet lining keeps clothing on the hanger (instead of the floor) and shoulder notches assist further in securing those strappy items. Best of all, these hangers with 83,000 reviews and a near-perfect 4.8-star rating come in a pack of 50 for only $31.


A Pair Of Gardening Gloves Made Of Breathable Bamboo

Prune in comfort throughout every season using these genius gardening gloves made of breathable bamboo material. Clocking in at less than $10, they feature a rubber coating for extra grip as well as reinforced fingertips, which makes them great for home repairs as well. In addition to being conveniently machine washable, they also are touchscreen friendly, which means you don’t need to remove them mid-planting session to send a progress pic to your friends.


These Packing Cubes With A Near-Perfect Rating

These clever packing cubes have over 19,000 reviews with a near-perfect 4.8-star rating for good reason. Due to their ingenious design, they allow you to fit clothing for up to 14 days within an extremely small footprint, yet cost you only $22 for the pleasure. The set includes one extra-large, one large, one medium, and one small cube, all of which are made with durable water-resistant material and a breathable upper mesh panel. Never again will you have to make impossible sacrificial decisions, because, with these cubes, all your favorite pieces will be coming with you.


A Brush Specially Designed To Clean Knives & Cutlery

Clean food particles off knives and cutlery efficiently and safely when you use this blade brush with over 14,000 reviews. It features a U-shaped design that wraps around utsencils to clean both sides simultaneously. Durable opposing bristles offer scrubbing power and the handle features a grippy texture for your hands and fingers. Best yet, it’ll only set you back $9.


This Plug-In Bug Trap For Your Home

Great for catching fruit flies and mosquitos, this indoor bug trap plugs into any outlet and reflects UV light on the wall to attract insects. Bugs are trapped on a sticky glue card, so no insecticide is used, and you can have the light automatically turn off when the room lights turn on. Five glue cards are included.


A Mosquito Repellent Bracelet Made With Natural Essential Oils

Great for those who prefer to skip the hardcore chemicals, these mosquito repellent bracelets rely on natural essential oils to keep bugs at bay. The stretchy one-size-fits-all bracelets contain geranium, lemongrass, and citronella oil to repel pesky bugs and they can be worn on either your ankles or wrists. They come in a pack of 10 and are all individually wrapped to retain their potency.


A Car Trunk Organizer That Keeps Your Supplies Orderly

This ingenious car trunk organizer keeps all those must-have-while-traveling items neatly contained and easily accessible. It features an expandable design that can offer up to three compartments, four side mesh pockets, and two front pockets. Made of sturdy and water-resistant material, it also includes tie-down straps so as to stay completely secure while en route. Goodbye to the sound of that bottle of windshield washer fluid loudly slamming into the back of your car at every stop sign.


The Furniture Paint With A Built-In Primer & Top Coat

It literally couldn’t be easier to refresh a piece of tired furniture when you have this chalk-style paint in your artist’s arsenal. It requires tons less effort as it’s made with a built-in primer and top coat. The eco-friendly paint is made without any harmful chemicals and dries within 30 minutes to a matte finish. On top of coming in 50 gorgeous shades such as “secret garden” (pictured above), “fresh mustard,” or “cranberry sauce,” the paint can be used on all kinds of surfaces from wood to glass to laminate.


A Set Of Solar String Lights That Give You Major Design Flexibility

Add magical ambiance to any outdoor space with these versatile solar string lights. Because these lights charge via a solar panel during the day, you don’t have to contend with limiting cords and outlets when you’re designing your outdoor masterpiece. The LED lights are strung along a copper wire and are completely waterproof and weatherproof. Choose from eight lighting modes and several color options such as white, purple, and multicolor.


This Genius Soothing Cream For Aches & Pains

This concentrate cream is a game-changer for sore muscles, bone-on-bone pain, or pinched nerves — so much so, it’s earned a glowing 4.5-star average Amazon rating from 17,000 reviewers. It’s formulated with arnica, vitamin B6, and MSM to alleviate muscle and joint discomfort. For even more relief, pair it with ice packs or a heating pad.


This Dip Holder That Attaches To Your Car’s Vent

As seen on Shark Tank, the Saucemoto Dip Clip attaches to your car’s vent and has an adjustable design to hold almost any sauce from any major food chain. (That includes ketchup, barbecue sauce, sweet and sour sauce, filet sauce, and more.) That way, you can dip on the go and with one hand — without having to worry about spills.


This Natural Soap That Relieves Itchy Skin

If that beautiful day spent outdoors has gifted you with tons of uncomfortable mosquito bites, don’t panic, because this clever under-$10 itch relief soap is here to help. Perfect for rashes, hives, bites, and even chicken pox, this soap will ease uncomfortable symptoms using all-natural ingredients such as noni and white willow to combat swelling, sassafras that works as an antihistamine, and oat bran and bentonite clay to cleanse and soothe.


A Reusable Ice Pack That Stays Cold For Up To 48 Hours

When it comes to beach days, park parties, or that road trip up the coast, keeping those cooler items supremely chilled is of the utmost importance. Enter these reusable ice packs that are actually colder than ice at 18 degrees Fahrenheit and that remain cold for an entire 48 hours. Easily add the required initial water to the existing dry gel mixture using the included funnel, shake them, then pop them in the freezer. Four come in every pack and a multi-layer construction of aluminum, polyethylene, and nylon keep them durable and mess-free.


The Garden Spray Nozzle With 8 Watering Patterns

There’s literally nothing you won’t be able to adequately water when you opt for this garden spray nozzle with eight spray patterns. From a rinse to a shower to a mist setting, your plants will thank you for this $12 purchase. Constructed of solid metal with an enamel coating, this durable nozzle attaches to standard garden hoses and even allows you to adjust the flow to suit your specific watering needs.


A Backlight Strip That Minimizes Eye Fatigue & Makes Your Screen Look More Vivid

Plug this USB-powered backlight strip into your computer monitor or TV. Then use the 3M adhesive strip to attach the LEDs to the back of the screen, around the perimeter. The illumination not only creates a cool ambiance while you’re watching movies or gaming, but it also boosts contrast, minimizing eye fatigue and making the on-screen picture look significantly more vivid, according to reviewers.


These Self-Watering Globes With A Pretty Iridescent Sheen

Made of glass with a pretty iridescent sheen, these self-watering globes make caring for both your indoor and outdoor plants so much easier. Simply fill the bulb with water, place the stake into your plant’s soil, and it’ll provide a customizable flow depending on the angle. Plus, they add a decorative accent to each of your plants.


The Solar Lantern That Collapses Down To A Portable Puck

This incredibly handy solar lantern will no doubt become a necessary part of your camping (or day-to-day) kit at $18. Not only does it power up by the light of the sun, provide you with bright LED light, and charge your phone using a built-in USB port, but it also remains incredibly portable due to its collapsible design. Toss the fully waterproof lantern in your backpack or clip it via a carabiner to be ready for anything.


This $10 Accessory That’s “An Absolute Game Changer” For Microwaved Bacon

“If you're a bacon lover like me, [this] is an absolute game-changer!” one reviewer raved. The Progressive International Prep Solutions microwavable bacon grill has a ridged base that allows for even cooking in the microwave, a raised design to allow fat to drip off, and a vented cover that prevents splatter. You can also use it for sausage links, patties, pizza, and taquitos.


A Wireless Charging Station For Apple & Android Devices

This wireless charging station provides you with one compact place to quickly power up your phone, earbuds, and smartwatch and has fast-charging capabilities for Apple products. Each of the charging platforms offers temperature, voltage, and short-circuit protection and is compatible with both Apple and Android devices. Plus, a convenient cord keeper in the back keeps your desk or nightstand looking neat.


These Metal Claws For Shredding & Handling Meat

“I don't know how I made it so long without some of these,” wrote one reviewer who no longer burns themself while shredding smoked meat. Cave Tools meat claws have stainless steel prongs that make quick work of pulled pork, ribs, and pulled chicken, long handles to keep your hands away from the heat, and a curved design that helps you pick up and move your brisket or turkey with ease.


A 7-Piece Knife Set That’s Only $30

There truly can’t be a better deal out there when it comes to kitchen tools than this seven-piece knife set that costs a mere $30. The five knives included such as a chef’s knife, bread knife, and paring knife, are all made of stainless steel and give you all the functionality you need for cooking anything. A modern-looking acrylic stand displays them stylishly on your countertop and there’s even a knife sharpener included for continued high performance.


A Glass Teapot With A Sleek Stainless Steel Infuser

This beautiful yet affordable glass teapot and its brushed stainless steel infuser will make your brew look straight-up magazine-worthy. Use it with boiled water from your kettle or fill the teapot, remove the stainless steel parts, and heat the water directly in the microwave. The design allows for a drip-free pour so that no mess will disturb your aesthetically-pleasing tea experience.


This Handheld Milk Frother That Includes Its Own Stand

If you’ve already got a good espresso or coffee game going, amp it up with this budget-friendly handheld milk frother to create the cappuccino of your dreams. It features a strong motor to create perfect foam in only 15 seconds and its silicone handle makes it comfortable to use. Best of all, it even includes its own low-profile stainless steel stand to make countertop or cabinet storage simple and sleek.


A Compact, Snap-On Strainer That Fits Most Pots, Pans, & Bowls

Over 24,000 reviewers have awarded this Snap N Strain strainer a perfect five-star rating. It’s made from flexible, heat-resistant silicone with a snap-on design that fits most pots, pans, and bowls, so you can strain pasta and potatoes, get rid of the excess oil in your meat, and drain salad. It’s also significantly more compact to store when compared to a colander.


This Hands-Free Reading Light That You’ll Use For Tons Of Other Activities, Too

It’s designed for reading — but this neck light has a hands-free design and two rechargeable beams that make it super convenient for other activities, too. Reviewers use it for camping, crafting, tinkering, painting, walking the dog, and blackouts. The LEDs are eye-friendly and adjustable so you can choose the ideal warmth level and brightness setting for your needs. Get it in eight color options.


The Wine Aerator That Oxygenates As Your Pour

This under-$15 wine aerator pourer will so greatly improve the taste of that bargain bottle of wine, you’ll wonder how you ever survived without it. Its tapered rubber base is designed to fit snugly into the bottle for a leak-free pour. As you tip your wine into the glass, the perfect amount of oxygen is added to your wine through the aerator so that every bit of flavor can be unleashed. As a bonus, your purchase comes with two aerators, providing the perfect gift for that cheap wine-loving friend.


This Travel Bottle That Infuses Your Water With Your Favorite Flavors

“I drink much more water with this bottle than I ever do with just plain water,” one reviewer wrote. That’s because this infuser bottle has an interior cage that you can fill with your favorite berries, citrus, or herbs, which makes your water taste fresh and delicious. The bottle itself is also BPA-free, shatter-resistant, and comes with a leakproof lid that flips up for easy sipping.


This Water Bottle Handle With Built-In Survival Tools

Large water bottles are definitely convenient in terms of hydration capacity, but they’re not the most portable. Fortunately, this Iron Flask paracord handle fits most wide-mouth bottles (from 10 to 64 ounces) so you can comfortably carry it from the sturdy braided rope. The gadget even has a few additional tools built right in, including a whistle, compass, and fire starter.


A Self-Draining Splash Guard For Your Sink

Not only does this splash guard help prevent water and grime buildup around the faucet, but it also serves as a self-draining place to dry sponges and scrub brushes and a nonslip surface for bar soaps. An adjustable strap ensures a proper fit around your faucet, and there are in four colors to choose from.


This Set Of Versatile Jar Openers With Extra-Comfy Grips

This two-piece kit includes a grippy jar opener with four openings to accommodate most lid sizes, as well as a five-in-one bottle opener for pull-tab cans, sealed jars, and bottle caps. Both of them boast comfortable ergonomic grips on the outside and are designed to provide maximum leverage with little effort.


A Seat Cover That Protects Your Car’s Upholstery From Pet Paws

If you’re tired of constantly cleaning muddy paw prints from your car upholstery, feast your eyes on this dog seat cover. It straps in securely by attaching to both headrests and seat belt buckles and provides a waterproof protective barrier between paws and upholstery. The Oxford fabric material provides a nonslip surface for your pet and is a cinch to clean with just a damp towel, hose, or vacuum.


These Stretchy Velcro Nets That Help You Organize Your Car

Who doesn’t wish their car had more organized storage? These mesh cargo nets attach to most fabric upholstery using a velcro design. The stretchy net can then hold sports equipment, cleaning supplies, emergency tools, blankets, and more. “Love the convenience in the back of my semi truck for storage,” one reviewer raved.


This Battery Organizer That Neatly Stores Up To 93 Batteries

Bye-bye doom drawer filled with loose batteries (many of which could be out of juice) — and hello battery organizer that keeps multiple types of batteries neatly stored in organizational calm. It stores anything from AAA’s to 9-volts to 5-flats, all within a waterproof, shockproof case with a protective cover. Mount the case to the wall of your garage or store it in any drawer to easily access batteries when you need them. As a serious bonus, there’s even a battery tester included.


A Pack Of Furniture Wheel Stoppers To Prevent Accidental Rolling

These furniture wheel stoppers cost just $10 and will fix a seriously annoying problem: they cradle any type of castor wheel to keep it firmly in place so that your bed and furniture don’t slide around on floors. Each pack comes with four stoppers made with nonslip rubber that won’t budge from hardwood, carpet, tile, or linoleum. You’ll never again have to contend with a sofa or bed that rolls away every time you go for a relaxing plop down.


These Rug Grippers That Stop The Corners From Curling

If your curling rugs have become seriously annoying, grab these rug corner grippers to help them lay flat. The set comes with four corners, each of which attaches with a durable adhesive that sticks to the rug — not your floors, so they won’t damage wood or tile. The V-shaped design prevents twisting and the weatherproof construction can even be used outside.


This Water-Activated Machine That Deep Cleans Fruits & Veggies

To rid your produce of dirt, pesticides, and bacteria, this fruit and vegetable washing machine uses three steps (electrolysis, degradation, and purification) to thoroughly clean. Simply place your food in a bowl or sink of water, turn the washing machine on, and place it in the water. After 10 minutes, rinse your fruit and veggies and they’re good to go.


A Packable Pillow That Provides Comfort & Support On The Go

Whether you’re camping, boating, staying in a hotel, or taking a nap in your car, the Wise Owl Outfitters pillow provides comfort and support on the go. It’s filled with memory foam, which expands to 4 inches thick to create a “traditional feel” and offer “great support,” one reviewer wrote. That said, it packs down into its small stuff sack and weighs under a pound, so it’s compact for easy travel.


These Helpful Bag Holders For Food Prep

Whether you’re creating yummy freezer meals or portioning out veggies and meat, these genius bag holders will help make filling food storage bags so much easier. They have an adjustable height to accommodate all sizes of bags, sturdy clips at the top, and nonslip rubber bases to keep them in place. Bonus: They’re also great for air-drying reusable food storage bags.


This Cup Holder Adapter That Holds Your Big Water Bottles

Can’t fit your favorite water bottle in your car’s cup holder? This genius cup holder adapter expands to fit most cup holders between 2.6 and 3.8 inches in diameter. Its raised, offset design and rubber tabs then hold most 18- to 40-ounce bottles securely (including brands like Yeti and Hydro Flask), and it even has a side slot to accommodate handles.


A Suction Cup Drink Holder So You Can Enjoy Your Beverage In The Bath

If you could use a glass of wine in the bathtub or a cold beer in the shower — without spilling — the SipCaddy is the weird but brilliant accessory you didn’t realize you needed. The suction cup attaches to tiles, mirrors, and porcelain to support up to 7 pounds, while the versatile design fits most wine glasses, cans, solo cups, plastic bottles, and even certain coffee mugs. You can also use it to hold your shampoo bottles upside-down.


This Glass Dispenser Set For Your Most-Used Dressings

Fill these dispenser bottles with your most-used dressings and condiments, including olive oil, avocado oil, grape seed, canola, or vinegar. In addition to the two glass bottles with marks for measuring, the set also includes four pouring spouts (two with a flip top and two with a sealed cap), a stainless steel funnel, and some chalkboard labels.


A Detangling Hair Brush That Works So Well

This detangling hair brush is a godsend if you have knotty hair or are prone to tangles. The cone-shaped bristles easily glide through tangled hair leaving behind silky strands with no knots in sight. One reviewer says, “it is magic.”


This Bib That Keeps Your Sink Clean

If you’re tired of cleaning up hair trimmings from your vanity or sink, this invention is perfect for you. It suctions to your bathroom mirror and clips in the back to take all of the hassle and mess out of beard trimming. One reviewer says, “’Ive got to say, this has been an absolute GAME CHANGER.”


These Stainless Steel Coffee Mugs That Keep Beverages Hot For Longer

There’s nothing as disappointing as taking your sweet time to enjoy that steaming morning cup, only to have the last third of it be completely cold. Enter these stainless steel coffee mugs that feature double-wall insulation to preserve that precious heat. Each set comes with two cups and leak-proof travel lids for added convenience.

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