As someone who’s more than well-versed when it comes to shopping on Amazon, browsing through the “secret section” has a bit of a learning curve to it. There are some insane bargains and steals to be found, but plenty of them lack reviews — how do you know if you’re wasting your money until it’s too late?
Answer: you just let me do all the work for you. That’s right — I’ve sat here for the past few hours digging through all the items in Amazon’s secret section, just so you only have to look at the cream of the crop. Are my eyes bleeding? Yes. But that’s more than worth it when it means I’m able to bring you ultra-cheap silicone tongs, USB hub splitters, and other fun deals you can’t buy in stores.
…On second thought? Maybe I need another hobby. So until I figure that out, make sure to take a look at these 37 brilliant products from Amazon’s secret section.
You will love our editor’s curated product picks! FYI: We are an Amazon affiliate partner and may get a share of the sale of your purchase (at no cost to you).
The Hub Splitter That Adds 4 USB Ports To Your Computer
If your computer only has a couple USB ports, give it four more with this hub splitter. Each USB port has a corresponding switch that turns it on and off so that you don’t have to unplug your devices, and they support data transfer speeds up to 5 gigabytes per second. Besides, it’s only (at time of publication) around $10 — if that’s the price you have to pay for convenience, then it’s definitely more than worth the money.
The Wired Earbuds That Are Only $3
As far as headphones go, you could do a lot worse than these $3 earbuds. No, really — one reviewer wrote about how they “last the same amount of time as the cheap ones you get at Target,” and that the sound quality is also “much better.” They also have a built-in microphone so that you can make hands-free calls, and they’re available in 10 different fun colors.
A Handy Tool That Lets You Adjust How Large Your Watch Fits
It won’t fix your relationship with your parents, but this tool will let you remove or add links to your watch band so that you can adjust how it fits. So, that’s something! It’ll definitely help you kill at least a few minutes of downtime, and each order also comes with five steel needles that are designed to work with a variety of watches. Many reviewers wrote about how it’s easy to use, with one even writing about how it cost less than a trip to the jeweler.
A Pack Of Washcloths You Can Use All Around Your Home
Who doesn’t need a good set of washcloths? No one, that’s who — so grab these ones for just $11. They’re made from 100% cotton that’s safe to use all around your home, and each order comes with three. Unlike other washcloths, these ones are designed to dry extra quickly in order to help prevent bacterial growth, plus they’re available in more than 6 gorgeous shades.
The Plant Hangers That Add A Touch Of Boho To Any Room
Standing flower pots are so 2019. So join the rest of us here in 2020, where we hang our plants from the ceiling using macrame planters like these ones. For just $13 you get not one, but two hangers that instantly add a touch of bohemian chic to any room, and the jute rope is extra-sturdy so you don’t have to worry about it ripping.
The best part? They look great inside your home, as well as outside on patios, balconies, and more.
This Stylus Pack You Can Clip To Your Bag Or Shirt
There are only two guarantees in life: death, and losing your touchscreen stylus within a week of opening the package. Luckily, this stylus 3-pack is only $5, and it even comes with free two-day Prime shipping! They’re great for smartphones, tablets, e-readers, or practically any other touchscreen you can think of, and the clip at the top helps keep you from losing them — for a little while, at least.
The Power Strips That You Can Mount To The Wall
Before I get into these power strips, I’d like to point out that each order comes with two, and they’re only $11. That’s right — two for just $11. That definitely costs less than the price of lunch, and did I mention you’re getting two?
Not only are they a total bargain, but these power strips also feature keyholes on the back so you can mount them to your walls. The slim design allows them to fit into tight spaces, and each order comes with a two-year warranty.
A Spray That Eliminates Unpleasant Bathroom Odors
Just keep this bottle of poo-pourri in your bag, and you’ll never have to face the embarrassment of seeing someone walk into a stall right after you’ve, ah…”used” it. It’s formulated with a refreshing blend of lavender, vanilla, and citrus essential oils, plus it’s completely non-toxic so you don’t have to worry about using it around pets and kids. Each bottle comes with enough inside for up to 200 uses.
The Cactus Magnets That Add A Touch Of The Southwest To Your Fridge
Some days I look at my fridge and think to myself “Man, I really wish I had a bunch of cactus magnets right about now” — that’s why I made sure to add these cactus magnets to this list. Do they do anything besides look cute on your fridge? No. Do they need to do anything else? Not really — they’re only magnets, after all. All that aside, they’ll definitely hold up your weekly grocery list, and they also make great decorations in lockers, on whiteboards, or anywhere else with a magnetic surface.
A Set Of Flower Pots That Are Perfect For Succulents
If your thumb is more black than green, just put some succulents into these cute ceramic pots. The drainage holes on the bottom help keep your plants healthy so that they don’t die on you, and the glazed porcelain construction is genuinely cute. These pots also come with bamboo saucers for the bottom, plus they also work great for holding cotton swabs, toothpicks, and more.
The Passport Book That Keeps Your Info Safe From Electronic Pickpockets
Made from premium synthetic leather, this passport book blocks the RFID signals that electronic pickpockets use to access your sensitive information. There are slots for business cards, credit cards, your passport, and more, plus the ultra-slim design means it takes up hardly any space in your carry-on bag. Grab it in more than 15 colors, including red, brown, light blue, orange, and more.
An Outlet Extender With 2 Built-In USB Ports
You live a busy life. So busy, in fact, that you can’t bear to be saddled down with life’s little inconveniences, which means you need this outlet extender. The two built-in USB ports mean you won’t have to waste time hunting around your house for a power brick when your devices need a charge, and it also adds six outlets to any plug. Besides — with more than 400 positive four- and five-star reviews, you can’t really go wrong.
The Deck Of Cards That’s Completely Waterproof
Tired of a tipped cup ruining your cards? Then switch over to this waterproof deck. The cards in this deck are made from durable PVC plastic that can safely get soaked with water, and the dark color makes them stand out from conventional decks.
Plus, you can use ’em around the pool or on a beach and wash them right off!
The Photo Lights That Add A Relaxing Ambiance To Any Room
Set a relaxing ambiance in your home with these photo string lights. The clips let you add your favorite photos to the lights which makes them a great way to fill up that blank wall in your home, and they only require three AA batteries to work — no outlet required. They’re great for dorms, weddings, parties, and more, plus the LED bulbs have a lifetime of up to 10,000 hours.
This Cute Lotus For Cotton Swabs And Toothpicks
Keep your cotton swabs and toothpicks safe from dust and dirt with this cute lotus storage box. For less than $5 it adds a cute touch to any coffee table or bathroom, and the lid is transparent so you can easily see how many swabs are still inside.
But what do reviewers have to say about it? One raved that “Fits my cotton swaps while looking nice and decorative in my bathroom. The black part is removable, so you can add more swaps / more room by taking off the layers.”
A Chic Piggy Bank Shaped Like A Pineapple
Now that everybody and their grandmother has pulled their money out of the stock market, be sure to stash all of it in this pineapple piggy bank. That’s right, all of your money. Think about it — what sort of burglar would suspect you’d keep it in a pineapple? And even if you don’t use it for money, the white and gold coloring gives it a chic appearance that looks great on side tables, bookshelves, and more.
The Sponge Holder Made From Stainless Steel
Not only is it made from rust-resistant stainless steel, but this sponge holder also features two suction cups on the back so that it’s easy to stick to the side of your sink. The aerated design allows your sponges to dry quickly so that they don’t grow moldy, plus it’s available in six different finishes: copper, bronze, pearl white, satin, and more.
These Makeup Brushes That Are Perfect For Creams, Powders, And More
You’d think that a $5 set of makeup brushes like this one would be a complete waste of money, yet the reviewers on Amazon would beg to disagree. “They are very soft and VERY sturdy,” one enthusiastic user wrote, and the handles even “feel like wood.” Each order comes with 12 brushes that you can use for creams, foundation, blush, eyeliner, and more, plus the high-density bristles are designed not to shed.
This Teasing Comb That Adds Volume To Flat Roots
If there’s one thing you buy from this list, make sure it’s this teasing comb. It’s only $4, and it helps you tease your roots so that they don’t lay flat on your head. You don’t even need to use hair spray to add volume when using this comb, plus the long handle also makes it great for sectioning off chunks of hair while you’re styling.
A Keyboard Protector Designed For Wireless Apple Keyboards
Few things crush your soul the same way as spilling a drink on your keyboard, so keep your wireless Apple keyboard safe with this silicone protector. Silicone is naturally antibacterial so you don’t have to worry about it growing moldy if it gets dirty, and it’s extra-slim so that it doesn’t impede your ability to type. Choose from multiple fun colors, including black, pink, rainbow, purple, and more.
The Soap Dish That Can Help Extend The Life Of Your Bar
Letting your bars of soap sit in their own puddle of water causes them to deteriorate faster, so keep them high and dry with this soap dish. The slats on the bottom aerate your bar of soap in order to help it last longer, and one reviewer even wrote about how it “looks as attractive as it does in the pictures.” Besides — it’s only $3. You spend $3 just existing on your couch, so why not at least get something in return for it?
A Smartphone Ring That’s Only A Couple of Bucks
For just around $3, you can grab this smartphone ring that lets you use your phone with just one hand. Each order comes with an industrial-grade adhesive that allows you to easily attach it to the back of your phone, and it also doubles as a kickstand so you can watch videos hands-free. It’s supposed to never fall off, plus it’s designed to work with all types of phone cases, save for ones made from leather or silicone.
This Protective Case For Your Earbuds Made From Durable Silicone
If you’re constantly breaking your earbuds, make sure to grab this protective case. It’s made from super-durable silicone that keeps your headphones safe from dust, plus its impact—as well as scratch-resistant. The included carabiner hook makes it easy to attach it to your bag or purse, and there’s even a port on the bottom where you can thread a charging cable.
These Makeup Bags That Are Genuinely Cute
I don’t even like flamingos, yet here I am, adding these cute makeup bags to my Amazon shopping cart. Why? Well, for one thing, you get three for just $9 — that’s only $3 per bag! They’re made from soft material with a light amount of padding for added durability, and one Amazon reviewer even wrote about how they worked well as adult goodie bags.
These Tongs Made From Stainless Steel
Even if you already own a pair of tongs, you can always use another pair — and for just $11, you can grab this set of three. They’re made from high-quality stainless steel that’s rust-resistant, and the silicone heads are heat-resistant up to 480 degrees Fahrenheit. The loop on the end gives you the option of hanging them up for storage, plus the non-slip handle helps you maintain a firm grip if they’re wet.
A Car Phone Mount That’s Designed To Work With Any Phone
Whereas most car smartphone mounts haphazardly sit on your air vents, this one slips into your car’s CD player so that there’s hardly any risk of it falling out. The one-touch release makes it easy to pop your phone in and out without any hassle, plus the universal design means that it’s compatible with iPhones, Androids, and more. For just $10, what more could you want?
The Pack Of Candles Made With 100% Soy Wax
Not only are these soy wax candles gentler on the environment than regular paraffin candles, but the wick is made from cotton so that they don’t produce any black smoke while burning. They’re large enough that they’re able to burn for up to 20 hours, and the tins they come in can be repurposed as miniature succulent pots afterward. Each order comes with four scents: lavender, rose, tea tree, and peppermint.
A Pair Of Glass Pots That Add Greenery To Any Wall
Simply mount them using the small hanging hole in the back, and these glass pots add a touch of refreshing greenery to any wall — assuming you supply the plants, of course. They’re great for fake flowers, air plants, or practically anything else you can think of, and many reviewers raved about how they’re “really cute.”
This Refillable Journal That’s Fade-Resistant
Even if you’re not into journaling, this refillable one has a gorgeous cover that, I think we can all agree, is genuinely cute. It’s fade-resistant so you don’t have to worry about leaving it out in the sun, and it comes with 228 pages to get you started. Each order also includes a zipper travel pouch, as well as a credit card organizer for up to 18 cards.
This Beard Comb That Features Fine And Coarse Teeth
I know I said to grab the teasing comb, but if you have a beard, you should also grab this beard comb while it’s only $8. It helps distribute your beard’s natural oils from root to tip so that it feels soft and silky, plus it’s dual-sided so that you have a choice of using either fine or coarse teeth. Each order comes with a protective travel sleeve, and it’s even made from genuine pear wood.
The Reusable Tea Infuser Shaped Like The Loch Ness Monster
It’s a bird – a plane? Superman? No, it’s none of those — it’s a tea infuser shaped like the Loch Ness monster! Cue ooh’s and ahh’s from the crowd, as this infuser is not only incredibly cute, but it’s also reusable so that you can use it to make your own custom tea blends. It’s made from food-grade silicone, and it’s also heat-resistant so you don’t have to worry about submerging it in boiling water.
These Smudge Sticks Made With Premium California White Sage
If you like to smudge your home before meditating, or even just as a regular cleanse, make sure to grab this pack of smudge sticks. They’re made with high-quality white sage grown in California without the presence of pesticides, and each pack is hand-tied with a string made from 100% cotton. With more than 4,400 positive four- and five-star reviews, you truly can’t go wrong — especially since they’re only $9.
This Utensil Set Made From Chic Wood
Ditch the disposable forks and knives at the office in favor of this reusable set. Each order comes with one fork, spoon, as well as a pair of chopsticks, and they come with a protective travel sleeve that helps keep them clean in your bag. They’re made from durable wood, plus many Amazon reviewers wrote about how they’re “well-made.”
This Lantern That Adds A Romantic Ambiance To Any Room
Just add your favorite candle to the center, and this Moroccan-style lantern will cast a romantic ambiance in any room. It’s made from durable iron that can withstand the test of time, plus the loop on the top lets you hang it from the ceiling, or even on an outdoor patio. And at with over 3k great reviews, I dare you to find a retail store that can beat that.
The Nose Hair Trimmer You Can Use In The Shower
Not only is it waterproof so that you can use it in the shower, but this nose hair trimmer also features dual spinning blades that trim hair without any painful tugging or pulling. It only requires one AA battery, plus it uses so little power that it’s generally able to last for up to six months.
These Soap Pumps That Come With A Metal Caddy
Try these darling pair of soap dispensers that even come with their own chic metal caddy. The entire set is BPA- as well as lead-free, and the dispensers are made with real glass — not plastic. They’re 100% recyclable if you ever get tired of them, plus the plating looks great paired with any type of decor in your bathroom.
These Over-The-Door Organizers That Add Instant Storage To Bedrooms And Closets
Hang them in your closet for added storage, or even use these over-the-door organizers in your bedroom to help keep your loose items sorted. Each order comes with two organizers that feature three pockets each, and they’re made from sturdy cotton that holds its shape as it hangs on the wall. The pockets feature a waterproof lining just in case something spills, plus they’re available in green, yellow, and grey.