When brick and mortar stores run out of something, it’s likely because they only have so much available storage space in the back. But when
Amazon sells out of an item, it’s safe to assume that product is such a hit that’s gone from all of the company’s massive, sprawling warehouses. So when I say that the items you’ll find below are always selling out on Amazon, what I’m really saying is that every single weird-but-genius thing on this list is worth its weight in gold.
And if you still aren’t sure about forking over your hard-earned money, I’ve also made sure to only feature
products that have near-perfect reviews. While that might sound easy when the item in question only has a few dozen pieces of feedback, many of the products you’ll see have thousands — so you can rest assured that the overall consensus is absolutely glowing.
So what are you waiting for? Make sure to start scrolling before anything else goes out of stock.
A Joystick That Makes It Easier To Game On Your Phone
Pressing touchscreen buttons isn’t always the most accurate, making it difficult to play games on your phone — so grab this
joystick. It plugs into your lightning port so that it’s easier to play various games. Plus, the built-in charging port lets you power your phone while you play.
This Container That’s Specifically Made For Keeping Bagels Fresh
Are your bagels always going stale before you’re able to eat them? That shouldn’t be a problem when you have this
container. Its airtight and watertight seal helps keep your bagels fresher for longer. Plus, there’s enough space inside for up to six bagels.
A Shoulder Wrap Filled With Soothing Lavender Herbs
Not only can this microwavable, fleece-lined
shoulder wrap help ease away soreness, but it’s also filled with a blend of lavender buds as well as flaxseeds to help your mind relax. Plus, you even have the option of warming it up in the microwave for some soothing heat therapy.
These Floating Shelves That Come In 5 Different Finishes
Got a blank wall you don’t know what to do with? Put up these
floating shelves to create a stylish accent wall. The ledges are lipped, helping keep picture frames, reed diffusers, and more from falling off. Plus, they even come in five finishes — including a warm shade of walnut.
A Convenient Pouch That Adds Storage To Your Water Bottle
pouch onto your reusable water bottle, and you’ll instantly have room to store your phone, keys, credit cards, and more. It works particularly well at the gym, as it frees up your hands so that you don’t have to lug stuff around — and it’s even designed to fit any water bottle from 18 to 100 ounces.
A Scratch-Resistant Teacup That Comes With A Reusable Infuser
Not only is this
glass teacup less likely to wind up with scratches than ones made from ceramic, but it also comes with a reusable infuser that lets you brew your own blend of loose tea leaves. The infuser is made from rust-resistant stainless steel — not plastic — and the silicone ring around the mouth even helps prevent chips.
The Food Bag Holders Made With Durable Bamboo
If you’re still keeping your sandwich bags in the cardboard boxes they came in, now’s your chance to upgrade to these
stylish ones made from bamboo. Each order comes with four: one for gallon, quart, sandwich, and snack bags. Plus, they’re designed to fit most food bag brands.
A Lazy Susan With Dividers To Keep You Organized
Whether you put this
lazy Susan in your fridge or cabinets is up to you — but either way, a gentle spin is all it takes to reach any items stashed in the far back. And unlike other lazy Susans, this one is divided into four compartments to help keep all your items organized.
The Under-Cabinet Lights That Are Easy To Install
You won’t need any professional help when it comes to installing these
under-cabinet lights, as they’re backed with sticky adhesive that lets you press them right into place. Each light strip is 3 feet long, and you even have the choice of three light temperatures: daylight white, warm white, or plain white.
A Microwave Popcorn Popper With Over 20,000 5-Star Reviews
Make perfect popcorn without oil or butter (although you can add them!) with this
collapsible popcorn popper made with BPA- and PVC-free food-grade silicone. There’s no risk of breakage like with glass poppers, it holds up to a whopping 15 cups of popcorn, and can be used as a bowl as well. It’s available in 13 colors.
These Airtight Storage Containers With Chalkboard Labels
storage containers come with chalkboard labels so you can keep everything organized. Their airtight lids help keep dry goods fresh until you’re ready to use them, and each order comes with seven: one large, two medium, two small, and two mini.
A Cold Brew Coffee Maker Designed With Durable Borosilicate Glass
pitcher is made with temperature-resistant borosilicate glass, it’s more durable than many others. Its leakproof lid also helps keep your cold brew, coffee, tea, and more fresh, while a reusable filter works to save you money (and cut down on waste) over time.
The Floating Corner Shelves With Thousands Of Positive Reviews
With more than 40,000 positive four- and five-star ratings, you can rest assured that these
floating shelves are a worthwhile purchase. Assembly is a total breeze as they come with all the hardware you’ll need for mounting, and they even come in eight different finishes to suit any room.
A Handheld Vacuum That Comes With Car-Friendly Accessories
If your car needs some cleaning, you can use this
handheld vacuum to help remove every little bit of dirt or dust. Each order includes a variety of accessories to help you get into the tight nooks and crannies around your car, as well as a storage bag to keep everything together. Plus, the extra-long power cable makes it easy to use with distant outlets.
This Electric Wine Opener That Can Pop Dozens Of Bottles On A Single Charge
You don’t have to strain your wrist trying to twist that cork out. Instead, let this
electric wine opener do all the work for you. The rechargeable battery can pop up to 30 bottles before you need to place it back onto the charging base, and each order even includes a foil cutter.
The Drawer Dividers That Are Shockingly Versatile
Your first instinct might be to use these
drawer dividers in your kitchen. But if your utensils are already organized, you can still use them to help keep underwear and sock drawers sorted. They’ll expand out to fit nearly any drawer, from 17.5 to 22 inches — and reviewers appreciated how well they “stay in place.”
A Wall Mount That Keeps Your Tablet In Perfect View
wall mount is the perfect way to set up your tablet for easy viewing and hands-free use. It’s compatible with most iPad tablets, and it gently nestles your device between two pieces of silicone (which won’t scratch the device). With the included hardware, you can easily attach the mount to the wall in whatever room you tend to use your tablet most.
This Page Magnifier That Helps Eliminate Glare
Don’t strain your eyes trying to read that page — just place this
page magnifier overtop. The magnifying screen makes it easier to read the text, while a series of LED bulbs light it up so that you aren’t left squinting. And since the bulbs have a lifetime of over 100,000 hours, it’s highly unlikely that they’ll ever need replacing.
A Monitor Stand With Drawers That Can Organize Desk Supplies
If your neck is always craned downwards so that you can read your computer screen, might I suggest popping it onto this
riser? It lifts your monitor up to eye level to help take the pressure off your neck — and since it can handle up to 33 pounds, there’s no need to worry about it warping over time. Plus, there are drawers where you can organize paperwork, pens, pencils, and more.
This Rotating Organizer To Bring Order To Your Spices
For easy access to your go-to spices, consider this
rotating spice organizer. It has two tiers — plenty of space for the 12 glass jars it comes with — and swivels 360 degrees. (Just twist the rod and watch it spin!) Use the labels to distinguish dried basil from oregano and chili from cumin. What’s more, the organizer is compact enough to station on a countertop or tuck away in a cupboard.
The Kit That Helps You Touch Up Fabric Rips & Tears
You don’t have to replace your entire carpet just because it’s looking a little worn. Instead, try using this
kit to repair burn marks, holes, tears, and more. It’s designed to work with nearly any type of upholstery, fabric, or carpet — and the fix is so strong that you can even send it through the wash without having to worry about it ripping again.
This Apron That Keeps Your Bathroom Counter Clean
Beard King Beard Apron has 16,000 five-star reviews. One fan wrote, “I can FINALLY have my sink back from all that beard HAIR! Good BYE draino, you will NO LONGER be a part of my life!” It connects to a neck collar and suction cups attach to the bathroom mirror. It folds into itself in a pocket for easy storage.
These Storage Cubes With Helpful Windows On The Front
Can’t remember what you stuffed inside of that
storage cube? Luckily, these cubes feature helpful windows on the front so that you can see what’s inside without having to unpack anything. The reinforced sides help them keep their shape — and once you no longer need them, they can be collapsed down flat for easy storage.
A Versatile Phone Stand That Folds Down When You Aren’t Using It
phone stands, this one folds down once you’re done using it so that you can easily stash it inside a drawer or bag. It’s also great for long flights, as it lets you watch movies without having to hold your phone up. Plus, both the angle and height are adjustable.
This Bacon Grease Container That Will Save You Money
Reviewers are raving about this
bacon grease container because it “[helps] [their] grocery budget since olive oil and butter are so expensive lately.” With an included strainer to separate out bits of food and a lid to keep the content fresh, this stainless steel container can hold up to five cups of cooking fat. It can also be used to strain and store frying oil for reuse.
A Spoon Rest That’s Shaped Like A Giant Piece Of Ravioli
Not only is this
ravioli-shaped spoon rest a fun addition to any kitchen, but it’s also made from heat-resistant silicone that is unlikely to crack or chip. Plus, the dimple in the center collects any sauces or juice so that they don’t spill onto your counters.
The Miniature Fan That Can Work For Hours & Hours
With its powerful rechargeable battery that can run for up to 21 hours, this
handheld fan is an easy way to keep cool while you’re on the go. It’s small enough to fit into your bag — and since the blades fold in when you aren’t using it, there’s almost no need to worry about accidentally bending or breaking them off.
These Pretty Bamboo Bowls For Salt, Pepper & Other Spices
Store your salt and pepper — or any spice you want, really — in these
adorable bamboo bowls. Complete with attached swiveling lids, they ensure that your most-used seasonings stay fresh. Use them to house your favorite spices and keep them within reach while you cook.
A Kitchen Tool That Tidily Separates Excess Grease From Rich Sauces
separator can take the mess out of straining the excess fat and oil that often rises to the top of rich sauces, including gravy. The opening at the bottom and simple push-button operation make it easy to pour out the sauce without any extra grease that might affect its flavor. Plus, it comes with a peeler for fruits and veggies.
A Power Tower That Features 4 Bonus USB Ports
The power strips that you’re using might only feature plugs, but this
power tower also has four USB ports so that you can easily charge phones without having to find a power brick. The best part? Bulky plugs are less of a hassle, as the eight outlets are spread across four sides to help prevent blockages.
These Dryer Balls That Soften Laundry & Save On Drying Time
Made of 100% natural wool, this
six-pack of dryer balls will save you money on fabric softener and reviewers say they have allowed them to save money on electricity too — one buyer wrote, “On low heat, I am able to dry a full load in 70 minutes, even if the articles are heavy such as towels and sweat pants. Before, it took 95 minutes.”
A Toilet Spray That Eliminates Unwanted Odors Before They Hit The Air
If you give the toilet a few spritzes of this
Poo-Pourri spray before you use the restroom, the potent blend of essential oils will eliminate any unwanted odors before they even have a chance to hit the air. And if you forget to use it? Not a problem, as it also works great as a deodorizer post-bathroom trip.
The Contoured Knee Pillow That’s Filled With Cushiony Memory Foam
If you like to sleep on your side, this
memory foam pillow is a comfy way to help keep your knees from knocking into each other. It also helps keep your spine properly aligned, which can alleviate soreness — and the cover even zips off for easy washing.
A Tub That Turns Your Cleaner Into Foam
Add a quarter-sized amount of cleanser to this
tub, then give the handle a few pumps to whip it into a rich foam. Not only can it help stretch your soaps farther, but it’s also designed to work with nearly any cleanser that isn’t made with oil — a must-have if you’re looking for easy ways to save money.
These Lights That Turn Plain Mirrors Into Hollywood Vanities
Doing your makeup in the dark will likely give you less-than-stellar results, so why not brighten up your vanity with these lights? They stick right into place without any drilling required, and even feature a dimmer switch that lets you adjust their brightness — just supply your own mirror.
A Set Of Activated Charcoal Soap Bars That Leave Skin Feeling Clean
This five-pack of
activated charcoal soap bars can leave leave your skin feeling amazingly fresh, particularly after a warm day or workout. Safe for use on your face and body, the handmade, vegan-friendly soap is formulated with natural ingredients, and one reviewer wrote that it “smells AMAZING!!!”
This Neck Light With Three Color Temperatures To Choose From
neck light is completely hands-free, you can easily use it when reading, or even tackling DIY projects. Features like three light temperatures (yellow, warm white, and cool white) and flexible arms make it stand apart from the competition — and the rechargeable battery even lasts for up to 80 hours.
This Quick Fix For Curling Rugs That Doesn’t Attach To Your Floors
Keep tripping over that one rug? The
iPrimio NeverCurl Rug Corner Grippers will put an end to that annoying problem with a quick and easy installation to boot. One reviewer pointed out, “[They’re] easy to place and adhesion works well. So many of the rug fixes attach the rug to the floor, so I was glad to find this one that just adheres to the carpet. Instantly fixed the corners that didn’t want to lay flat.”
An Essential Oil Diffuser That Doubles As A Bluetooth Speaker
Want to diffuse essential oils, play soothing music with Bluetooth, and/or add moisture to the air? This
aromatherapy diffuser can seriously do it all! Cue the ahhhs. It even has a built-in timer option and a handy clock, as well as an automatic shutoff feature should the water run out.
This Garlic Crusher That Can Handle Multiple Cloves At Once
garlic crushers that can only handle one clove at a time, this one can handle two, even three cloves depending on their size. You can also adjust how finely they’re ground simply by twisting the Dracula head less. Plus, it’ll even work with nuts, ginger, chili peppers, and more.
A Sponge That Helps You Clean Makeup Off Your Brushes
Don’t have time to give your makeup brushes a deep clean? This
sponge is an easy way to get rid of all that buildup between washes. Simply rub your brushes back and forth, and it’ll pull away all those pigments so that your bristles are cleaner. Choose from two colors: black or green.
These Shower Steamers That Get Fizzy
shower steamers release soothing essential oils as they dissolve, and their smaller sizes mean you shouldn’t be stuck with any leftover residues at the end of your shower. There are six scents in one pack ranging from watermelon to menthol and eucalyptus and more. Plus, an aromatherapy e-book is even included.
This Kitchen Accessory That Can Help You Clean Out Your Microwave
Angry Mama figure up with a blend of vinegar and water, and then send it through the microwave for a spin. Steam will begin to erupt out of its head as the microwave heats up, helping to loosen all that baked-on food so that you can wipe it out with a paper towel — it’s that easy.
This Set Of Floating Shelves To Display Photos, Trinkets & More
floating ledge shelves can be utilized in so many different ways in your home — display your favorite pictures, show off your favorite trinkets, or even organize your spices. The possibilities are basically endless! Made of durable MDF, the shelves are easy to mount; all of the necessary hardware to do so is included.
A Brightly Colored Pastry Brush With Durable Silicone Bristles
pastry brush you might be using, this one is made with soft silicone bristles that gently glide across meats, baked goods, and more. Plus, the bright yellow color makes the brush easy to find in crowded drawers — and one reviewer wrote, “Really good product and awesome awesome look! This brand is one of my favorites! Always quality and adorable products.”
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This article was originally published on
July 17, 2022