Some of our favorite things start off as a recommendation from a friend. Whether they swear by a skincare gem, a cleaning must-have or just something to make dinner prep a little less exhausting, we rely on those in the know to give us the scoop on what really works. Now, imagine you had access to the opinions of tens of thousands of friends from all different walks of life — if that many people rally behind something, it must be good, right?
Vtopmart Airtight Food Storage Containers
Essential canisters for a tidy kitchen
Cat Dancer Products 101 Interactive Cat Toy
A $4 fix to your kitty's unending boredom
Aztec Secret Indian Healing Clay Deep Pore Cleansing Mask
A multipurpose skincare gem that 71,000+ shoppers adore
Squatty Potty The Original Bathroom Toilet Stool
It's a household name for a reason
ColorCoral Universal Dust Cleaner
An oddly satisfying keyboard-cleaning putty
Zulay Original Milk Frother
A bestselling gadget to perk up your joe
Liba Heavy Duty Shower Curtain Liner, 72" x 72"
A rip-proof liner that makes 173,000 showerers sing
Holstein Housewares Nonstick Omelet & Frittata Maker
The easiest breakfast for two
TubShroom Hair Catcher
No more hairy horror stories in the bath
Mr. Coffee Mug Warmer
A warm seat for your hot drink
No need to join any new social media groups; instead, trust the opinions of Amazon reviewers. They know how to differentiate something gimmicky from something great, and chances are, when hoards of them swear by something, it's the real deal.
Scroll for 10 of our favorite Amazon cult-favorite finds — all under $25.
Pro organizers will tell you that the key to a happy pantry (or craft room, etc.) is to swap out all those ugly cardboard boxes for clear containers so that you know exactly what you have. This seven-piece set, complete with reusable labels, does just that — plus the easy-lock lids ensure maximum freshness. Over 21,000 five-star reviewers rank them as perfection.
This five-star reviewer gets it: "My pantry finally looks organized. The containers are heavy-duty and seal very well. ... I recommend these multipurpose containers to anyone who wants to bring some calm to their chaos, whether it’s food, craft supplies or anything you need to securely store."
Whether your cat is perpetually bored and getting into trouble, or simply needs more exercise, this $4 toy will keep them dancing, quite literally, for hours. All it is is a steel wire with a spring and rolled cardboard fixed to the end, but it does the trick to keep curious kitties out of your hair.
Nearly 29,000 owners of feline friends swear by it too. "My kitty thinks it's the greatest thing ever," one happy reviewer said. "He always comes running when I ask him if he wants to play. ... He totally LOVES it!! He has plenty of toys, but this remains his absolute favorite!"
Whether you're plagued by the occasional blemish or have some stubborn blackheads that just won't go away, this single-ingredient clay just might be the solution. The tub comes with a pound of 100% natural calcium bentonite clay, which you can use as a spot treatment, face mask, foot soak or even a hair detox. All you need to do is mix it with water or apple cider vinegar, then apply the paste and leave on for up to ten minutes.
"This is the best mask!" shared one of over 71,000 five-star fans. "Used it back in the day for my acne, and now that I’m almost 30, I’m using it for age prevention! I have a lot of dry skin issues including psoriasis, and this works wonders!"
The ergonomic stool fits around the base of the toilet and puts you in the proper position for your colon to do its thing. If you're skeptical, nearly 39,000 five-star reviewers will tell you just how well this thing works.
According to one reviewer, time in the bathroom has become so minimal, which turns out to be both a good and bad thing. "The worst thing about this contraption is that you gather all of your viewing content (i.e. Kindle, article, Instagram, etc), prep yourself up, and before you even get past the first paragraph it’s time to get off. I never get that intimate time to myself anymore; you really don’t realize what you have until it’s gone," they say.
Yellow putty might seem like a strange way to clean tough-to-reach dirt and grime, but once you try ColorCoral Universal Dust Cleaner for yourself, you'll become a believer. The product is made with a biodegradable gel that's sticky enough to pick up dirt in small spaces. All you have to do is roll the gel over the area you want to clean, give it a second to pick up the muck, then peel it off the surface and watch as the hard-to-reach dirt comes free. Gross, but also amazing.
"I purchased this product to clean those little spaces in my car filled with dog hair and random crumbs from my husband, and it works amazing," one of over 30,000 fans said. "It picked up everything and didn’t leave a residue. The lemon scent was faint and didn’t overpower the vehicle while I was cleaning it. This definitely got in all the little nooks and crannies."
Forget having to go to a coffee shop for those perfectly frothy lattes, cappuccinos and matchas — this magical little frother can do it all. It makes just about any drink creamier in seconds, and it's so easy to use. Plus, it comes in a ton of different colors, so you can get one to match your coffeemaker or the rest of your small appliances. You can even use it for tea and honey!
"This little thing is fantastic!!" shared a shopper. "Even the hubby commented how much he likes it. We use it to blend protein powder, creamer, fiber products in our beverages. Just run the blending end under water to clean. Sits nice and handy on the counter for easy use. Just buy it, you need it!!"
At first glance, this shower curtain liner might not look like much. Don't be fooled — the Liba liner is the crème de la crème of bathroom necessities. For starters, it's two and a half times thicker than other liners, plus it doesn't accumulate soap scum. It doesn't smell funky — unlike some other liners — and it's completely waterproof, so it dries instantly.
"This is the Cadillac of shower curtains!" one shopper shared. "No smell. Plus, we've got really hard water, and it's only been a couple of weeks of use, and I'm sure it will eventually spot, but so far so good. Nice oversized curtain as well, covers the corners well. The weight of it makes it hang well too."
Achieving omelet perfection can be difficult, especially when it comes to flipping and folding. That's where the nonstick Holstein Housewares omelet maker comes in. It makes two beautiful omelets at once, no flipping required. You can also use it to make frittatas, pizza pockets, apple turnovers or whatever other delicious pocket-shaped food your heart desires.
"I ordered it as a Christmas gift for my wife and myself," this pleased reviewer shared. "We immediately began using it and have never looked back! It makes a perfect omelette every time and the cleanup is so simple. We just dampen a soft cloth and wipe it down."
Have you heard of the TubShroom and its mighty ability to catch all the hair in your shower drain before it even thinks of clogging? If not, you will be amazed by this mini gadget that fits snuggly inside your drain to catch hair. When it comes time to clean it out, just wipe it off, throw away the unwanted hair and place it back in your drain. Sorry plumbers of the world, but we no longer need your services.
This fan raved, "I was skeptical about this little rubber strainer, but I needed something to save my drains from the piles of hair that fall out of my head. I tried others and they all failed miserably. This thing is amazing! It fit into my standard drain perfectly, and I don't think a single hair slipped by it. It was pretty gross to see how much hair I lost in just one shower, but it was comforting to know it wasn't clogging my drain."
The Mr. Coffee Mug Warmer is an easygoing little guy, with only an on/off switch and an indicator light telling you when your drink is hot — it takes less than two minutes to do its thing. It has a nice, long cord, easily wipes clean and is tiny enough to fit in a carry-on. And now that the weather is starting to cool down, your coffee doesn't have to!
"Keeps drinks warm for hours," reported one of 34,000 five-star fans. "It is amazing (and sad) how quickly a hot drink cools. My husband loves this cup warmer as it allows his coffee (he is a slow drinker) to remain warm for hours. He liked it so much he gifted a few to the technicians and nurses at his dialysis center."
The reviews quoted above reflect the most recent versions at the time of publication.
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