Some of our favorite things start with recommendations from friends. We rely on those in the know to give us the inside scoop on what Really works, whether it’s a skincare panacea, a must-have cleanse, or just something to make dinner prep a little less exhausting. Now imagine that you have access to the opinions of tens of thousands of friends from all walks of life. If that many people buy into something, there’s no way it’s a dud. Well, we’ve read dozens of Amazon reviews to bring you 10 of these gems. All under $25, they’re a perfect way to solve life’s little problems – or solve problems you didn’t even know you had.
These silky satin pillowcases help minimize frizz and are gentle on sensitive skin.
$6 at Amazon
One delighted shopper shared, “I bought these because I needed my hair to stop being so crazy. Luckily there were two as my picky husband decided he wanted one too. J I’ll have more colors!”
Never serve under or overcooked meat again. This thermometer will help you achieve the elusive perfect doneness on steak, poultry and burgers.
$16 at Amazon
“I have two full-time jobs as a line cook, and this thing here makes my life so much easier,” one shopper explained.
The TubShroom traps hair from you (or your pet) to reduce the risk of your pipes clogging. The result? Fewer calls to the plumber.
$12 at Amazon
“I have thick hair down to my waist,” reported one rave reviewer. “Everyone in this house has thick, long hair. Long. Hair. I’ve tried every drain guard on the market, but here I am, a bottle of Drano in one hand and my phone in the other speed dial for my plumber. Until I try this. It works. Really works. Better than anything I’ve tried. Once properly installed in the drain hole, there is very little that can pass.And it sits above the floor level of the tub so not only will water pass through it easily, but you can just rip it out and throw the hair around it. have received it.
Use it to reduce wrinkles, scars and stretch marks, thanks to a formula rich in vitamins A and E, chamomile, sunflower and lavender.
$10 at Amazon
This happy buyer shared, “I was bitten by a dog last summer, and nothing was working to get rid of the scar. I also had a scar from a scratch on my knee, as well as scars from chickenpox and scars from wrist surgery. This oil seems to fade them all!”
This protein treatment works best on heat and sun damaged hair. It’s also a #1 bestseller and has been compared to more luxurious (and waaay more expensive) brands.
$8 at Amazon
One buyer exclaimed, “I was a little skeptical trying this but wow! It really works great. I have long colored hair and got this to help maintain my hair health. After using it, my hair is 10 times softer, flyable and has less tangles in some problem areas.”
With smart controls, a water-resistant build, and a small case, these buds are a great find — and they’re a fraction of the AirPods.
$13 at Amazon
“These little wireless headphones are great! The sound quality is fantastic if you want to listen to music or watch TV shows and movies without disturbing anyone. The sound is crystal clear and you don’t even have to turn up the volume is very high,” said a satisfied customer.
Ditch the paper towels! These reusable washcloths are super absorbent and can clean just about any kitchen surface. They can even be used for washing dishes. Comes in packs of 10.
$15 at Amazon
“Love the absorbency and easy care,” one shopper shared. “They wash well in the washer and dry very quickly. I let them air dry. They can easily be used to clean messes on counters, stoves, tables, etc., as well as washing the dishes. I will definitely buy more from them!”
Over 26,000 five-star reviewers swear by this trash can for keeping trash out of their back seats. It’s also leak-proof, so you can throw your old coffee in there too.
$10 at Amazon
“I have my car’s trash can attached to my center console in front of the back seats,” one shopper shared. “It doesn’t take up space, is easy to reach while driving, and keeps the plastic bag handles off the shifter.”
This awesome kitchen savior makes short work of omelettes, scrambles, and poached eggs.
$17 at Amazon
“I love eggs in all their forms!” shared a buyer. “I eat a lot of hard-boiled eggs, and this made perfect eggs in a third of the time it takes to do them on the stovetop. Also, I didn’t set off the smoke detector with all the steam from boiling water. Eggs peeled perfectly! Should have bought one a long time ago!”
This cushioned anti-fatigue is a must have for anyone who spends a lot of time on their feet. Plus, it helps relieve pain caused by arthritis, fibromyalgia, herniated discs, tendinitis, and a whole host of foot problems.
$16 at Amazon
“Love this rug. Makes time in the kitchen less painful,” one shopper noted. “Really helps relieve back, knee and foot pain when standing for long periods of time while cooking. Also super easy to clean. I’m buying a second one for the laundry room.”
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The reviews cited in this story are all verified and reflect the most recent versions at the time of publication.
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