Amazon is like a never-ending infinity pool of surprising and unexpected products. Wade through its waters long enough and you’ll find a whole new world of little-known kitchen gadgets, bizarre cosmetics, and millions of other items you never even knew existed. The list of cool products on Amazon stretches into just about every category under the sun.
What’s more curious than the products themselves, however, is the weirdly passionate reverence that many of them inspire. You wouldn’t think a facial soap would be capable of sending a thousand people into such a fanatic fury, but lo and behold, masses of people have taken time to express adoration for soaps and cleansers. Take a look at Amazon’s best sellers list, and you’ll find basic items like dish towels that have provoked hundreds of cult-like fans to write multi-paragraph raves, and cuttings boards with pages upon pages of adoring praise.
When you start reading about how some of these products work — or even better, give them a try for yourself — it starts to make some sense. Sometimes very simple things can make a huge difference in your life, and there are some truly unique inventions on Amazon that fit the bill. Take a scroll through this gallery and see for yourself.
Essy Eyelash Growth Serum,
Who wouldn’t be obsessed with a secret eyelash growth serum that magically makes your lashes grow longer? Blending flower extract, ginseng, and hydrolyzed silk with hard-to-pronounce scientific ingredients such as polygonum multiflorum and oligopeptide-1, this special mascara thickens, lengthens, and strengthens both your lashes and eyebrows to create a luscious look to die for. The formula starts working after 14 days and by six weeks of daily use, your eyelash volume will be increased by up to 55 percent.
Zen Bamboo Pillow Case
These hypoallergenic bamboo pillowcases are soft, eco-friendly, and made from sustainable 40 percent rayon derived from bamboo (the other 60 percent is super soft and wrinkle-resistant brushed microfiber. These sheets are perfect for anyone with allergies and come in standard/queen and king sizes with a choice of 12 colors that range from sky blue and purple to gold and navy.
Teddie Organics Alcohol-Free Rose Water
Pure rose water is a miracle elixir that can help add some instant hydration back to dry skin. Easy to tuck into your carry-on or purse, it’s also used to rejuvenate skin’s pH balance, soaking up excess oils and sweat. The product also features anti-inflammatory properties that will soothe your skin and help treat sun or razor burn. Spritz it on in the morning to wake up en route to work, or spray it by your temples at night to unwind after a long day.
New Outlander Lightweight Packable Backpack
There are so many great things about this lightweight backpack, it’s hard to know where to start. First of all, it folds into itself, so it’s easy to pack as an extra bag when traveling. It’s also made from ultra-durable material that won’t rip or tear, and the straps are soft and comfy. It fits tons of things despite being light as a feather, and it comes in nine colors.
HOmeLabs Sunrise Alarm Clock
Wake up to natural light even if you’re up before the sun is with this sunrise-simulating alarm clock. It works like this: 30 minutes before you set it to go off, a light will slowly begin getting brighter and brighter, all as the optional nature sounds start getting louder. By the time you have to get out of bed, your body has been stimulated awake naturally and in line with your circadian rhythm. You can also set it to wake you with an FM radio, and it offers an orange sunset mode for the hour before bed.