Amazon has made a name for itself in having quite literally anything you could ever need. From clothes to outdoor gear to survival goodies, there’s something for every occasion. The one thing they really excel at is having practical gadgets that make your life a whole lot easier.
From gadgets that help illuminate your walking path to the bathroom late at night to milk frothers that will turn you into a professional barista in the comfort of your own home, these 37 practical gadgets on Amazon will truly change your life for the better. You can thank me later.
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You Can Control This Surge Protector With Your Alexa Device
Surge protectors and smart plugs have become a must-have in my house because 1. you can plug in multiple devices, and 2. you can turn the device on/off without moving a muscle. This smart plug surge protector connects to your Amazon Echo and Google Home so that you can control your lights and appliances while doing other things. As a recovering couch potato, this is a dream come true.
Never Trip Over Items On The Floor Again With This Motion Sensor Bed Light
There’s literally nothing I hate more than waking up in the middle of the night and having to go to the bathroom. Although I’m in my late 20s, walking around the house in the pitch black gives me the creeps. I know, I know. I’m a child. That’s why items like this motion sensor bed light are a lifesaver. The minute you step off the bed, it illuminates your walking path so that you can see where you’re walking and avoid bumping into furniture.
Everyone Needs A Solar Charger
I’m a firm believer that everyone should have a solar charger in their life. You can keep it near a window whenever you aren’t using it and then throw it in your car when you’re leaving to have it on you should your phone die. There’s nothing worse than getting stranded with a dead phone and needing to make a phone call or send a quick text. You’ll never have to deal with that again with one of these bad boys.
Never Lose Your Keys Again With The Tile Mate
Are you constantly losing your keys, wallet, etc.? There’s nothing wrong with being forgetful, but it can be frustrating if it’s constantly happening. That’s why the Tile Mate may just be the best thing ever to be invented. Connect it to your keys, wallet, handbag, etc., and use the app to find your items whenever they get misplaced.
Become Your Own Barista With This Milk Frother
I’ve had a Nespresso machine for a little over a year now, and it has quickly become my best friend. I went from someone who hated coffee to someone who can’t wait for their morning cup the minute they wake up. After a few uses, I knew that I wanted to step up my coffee-making game. That’s when I got this handheld milk frother. I warm up oat milk with creamer and use the frother to turn my plain cup of joe into a delicious, coffee shop-quality latte.
This Wireless Charger Is A Total Gamechanger
Is there anything more annoying than dealing with a bunch of cords while trying to charge your devices? While I love the fact that I can use my phone while charging, I hate how short the cords are, and I often want to set it down while I work. This wireless charger allows me to do that. I keep it on my desk while I’m working so that my phone stays charged 24/7.
Raise Your Bed And Keep Your Devices Charged With These Bed Risers
If the idea of a wireless phone charger doesn’t appeal to you and you want to continue using the traditional phone charger but don’t have an outlet near your bed, consider these bed risers. They raise your bed 7.25 for a lifted look (which also gives you under-bed storage), and they give you an extra outlet that will always be close by.
Bluetooth Soundbar To Upgrade Your Audio
This Bluetooth soundbar will seriously level up your sound. It’s able to be connected with or without wires which makes this unit incredibly versatile. Whether it’s connected to your phone, TV, or receiver, you’ll enjoy superb sound quality at a very reasonable price.
Tired Of The Cold? Get This Space Heater
I’m fortunate enough to live in the desert, so my winters are never too brutal. But I know that in most places in the world, this isn’t the case. And who wants crazy expensive electric bills because of the heater? I know I don’t. This space heater will not only keep your space feeling warm and cozy, but it’s also super aesthetically pleasing, so you don’t have to sacrifice style for comfort.
If You Can’t Seem To Cool Down In The Car, Get These Car Fans
Since the average summer temps here in AZ get to be anywhere from 110-120, these car fans are more my speed. There are times where, no matter how high your AC is, you can’t feel it when you’re in the backseat. Especially in bigger cars. With these, you can rest easy knowing passengers will ride in comfort, no matter how hot it is outside.
These Gloves Clean Everything From Dishes To Cars To Fruit
I, like many others, hate doing dishes. My least favorite part is touching wet food. I think we can all agree it’s pretty nasty. So when I came across these gloves, I was relieved, to say the least. They can be used to scrub not only dirty dishes but your sinks, your car, your pet, your veggies, and more. Talk about a product that really does it all.
Seal Up Opened Bags With This Mini Bag Sealer
While it’s tempting to eat an entire bag of chips in one sitting, if you’re practicing self-control and can’t finish a bag in one sitting, then you know how easily chips and other foods get stale if not closed correctly. This isn’t always the easiest thing to do, even with bag clips. These bag sealers use heat to reseal the bag to keep food fresher longer. Now you won’t have to worry about wasting food when you have a small handful of chips to curb your cravings.
This Magnetic Wristband Will Help You Keep Track Of Your Nails
Although I’m not the handiest person alive, I have hung a picture frame or two in my life. And I’ve dropped nails while doing so quite a few times. If you consider yourself a handyman or know someone who is, they need this magnetic wristband. It keeps your hands free, so you can focus on the task at hand while keeping all of your nails and bolts in an easily accessible place.
This UV Sanitizer Keeps Your Phone, Glasses, And More Clean
Ever since the pandemic began, I’ve become a sanitizing freak. I sanitize my hands constantly, clean my house 24/7, and use cleaning wipes on my phone. With this UV sanitizer, you can save the sanitizing wipes for the house. In 10 minutes, your phone goes from germ central to totally sterilized. Seriously, this thing kills up to 99% of germs and bacteria.
Charge All Of Your Devices At Once With This Charging Station
It’s 2021, which means there’s a good chance that you have multiple devices in your home. Multiple iPhones, tablets, you name it. All those chargers and devices take up a whole lot of space. This charging station helps you stay organized while still allowing you to charge your go-to tech devices.
You Can Make Your Room Any Color With These Smart Light Bulbs
Colored lightbulbs have taken the world by storm thanks to Tik-Tok. I have to admit, it is pretty cool to be able to set the mood of your space with the click of a button. These smart lightbulbs take that to a whole new level thanks to their ability to connect to your Echo or Google Home. Turn your room from blue to red in seconds without even standing up.
This Phone Case Allows You To Prop Your Phone Up
If you’re always on the road or even just find yourself always at coffee shops working away, you’re likely spending a lot of time on your phone. Turn your phone into a mini screen instantly with this phone case. The metal kickstand allows you to prop up the phone vertically or horizontally so you can see the screen easier without holding it.
Trim Your Facial Hair Anywhere You Go With This Hair Trimmer
Beauty standards are ever-evolving, and the current trend is to be as hairless as possible. Ladies, this includes your face. I know, it sounds like a ton of work, right? It doesn’t have to be. This facial hair trimmer closely and precisely trims with minimal effort. One use and you will find that your make-up goes on smoother and your skin is softer.
This Safety Alarm Keychain Will Help You Feel Totally Safe
I spend hours upon hours (not exaggerating here) listening to true crime podcasts. This can make a person a bit paranoid. That’s why along with pepper spray, I invested in this safety alarm keychain. It attaches to your keys, and with a press of a button, alerts people that you’re in danger. It can be heard at distances as far as 600+ ft and, without being stopped, can last up to 50 minutes straight.
This Car Phone Mount Allows You To Use Your Phone Hands-Free
Using your phone while you’re driving is not only careless but also extremely dangerous. However, there are times where you need to have it easily accessible. For example, when you’re using it for directions. With this car phone mount, you can keep the phone mounted on your dash for hands-free use.
This Flashlight Is A Must-Have If Your Electricity Ever Goes Out
Although a flashlight is such a small tool to have, it’s an important one. This LED flashlight is compact enough to fit in a backpack or glove compartment but still shines bright. It can effortlessly light up a room, car, or backyard and will last for hours even when constantly on.
This Fire Starter Will Keep You Warm During Emergencies
Since I spend a good amount of time camping, having a fire starter is truly a lifesaver. And this keychain-sized fire starter could quite literally save your life in emergencies. Scrape the flint and watch as a fire begins right before your eyes.
This USB Lighter Will Be Your New Favorite House Item, Trust Me
I believe these USB lighter first became popular because of Tik-Tok (isn’t everything popular because of it at this point?), but the minute I came across a video of one, I was intrigued. So, of course, I had to try it out. I will never go back to a regular lighter now. I’ve thrown out so many lighters that ran out of fluid because I was too lazy to refill. With this lighter, I never have to worry about that again. Once it runs out of power, you plug it in and recharge it. We use it daily at this point!
Keep Your Purse Off Of Your Car Floor With This Bag Hook
Ladies, how many times have you had to throw your purse on the floor of a dirty car? Or maybe you had it on the passenger seat while driving, and it went flying when you had to break a little too hard. It’s happened to the best of us. With this bag hook, you can keep your purse in one secure spot without worrying about it spilling or getting dirty.
Stop Using Plastic Straws. Use This Portable Reusable Straw Instead
Switching from plastic straws to a reusable option is one of the easiest ways to become more sustainable. This portable, reusable straw comes with a carrying case complete with a carabiner and a silicone tip, so you’re not biting down on metal. Use it for your coffee, soda, water, etc., anywhere you go.
This Phone Neck Holder Offers The Ultimate Lazy Viewing Session
Sometimes I don’t feel like watching TV on the couch. Sometimes you just want to watch it in the comfort of your own bed. But, if you’re like me and don’t have a TV in your room, you have to stick with your phone. And is there anything more uncomfortable than having to hold your phone up so you can watch? This phone neck holder can be used hands-free so you can lay back, relax, and binge your favorite show for the sixth time.
This Diffuser Will Help You Sleep Better And Relax
Essential oils and diffusers are some of the easiest ways to make your space smell good without having to burn a candle constantly. This portable diffuser can be easily transported from room to room, and because of its small size, you can even bring it with you while you travel. Throw in some lavender oil, and you’ll be more relaxed than ever.
This Brush Is The Ultimate Detangler (And It Doesn’t Hurt)
If you’ve always struggled with tangled hair and/or breakage, then you need this brush. With its two-tiered, soft-flex teeth, it gently detangles your hair with up to 5x less breakage. This is especially helpful for anyone with fine, thin hair or even toddlers.
Your Bathroom Will Never Be Cleaner After You Use This Electric Scrubber
If I asked you what your least favorite chore is, would it be cleaning the bathroom? I’m going to guess yes. From the toilet to the sink to the shower, there’s so much work that needs to be done that requires a whole lot of effort. Make your life a lot easier with this electric scrubber. Use it on tough stains and grout, and save yourself from the back pain that comes with scrubbing on your hands and knees.
If Your Pet Sheds Then This Hair Remover Is A Must-Have
Unless you have a hypoallergenic pet, then you know what it’s like to have everything that you own covered in fur or hair. I thought having one dog who sheds was bad enough. Then I got another one who sheds just as much. Now I can’t even sit down without being covered in fur. This hair remover is great for clothes, furniture, blankets, and more. So go ahead and throw out that lint roller because you won’t need it anymore after you pull the trigger on this one.
Every Book Lover Needs This Book Page Holder
There’s nothing better than curling up after a long day with a book and a hot cup of tea. If you’re a book lover and want to make reading a little easier, this book page holder is a must-have. Read comfortably with just one hand, so you can use your other to pet your furry friend, cuddle your significant other, or hold onto your tea.
These GoodHangups Allow You To Hang Art Without Putting Holes In Your Wall
One of the biggest downsides to renting is being mindful of putting holes in the wall. GoodHangups adhere to walls and surfaces without damaging paint, creating holes, or leaving residue. The magnets work on wood, drywall, plaster, bricks, and more. This means you can hang all the art you want without worrying about getting that security deposit back.
Avoid Germs With This No-Touch Door Opening Tool
This may make me seem like a germaphobe, but I don’t even care. If I don’t have to touch public doors, then why would I? These no-touch-door-opener-tool hooks on door handles and knobs so you can open the door with no physical contact. The attached stylus can also be used for phones, keypads, and screens.
You Don’t Have To Lift A Finger To Read Or Watch TV With These Prism Glasses
Is this list making me sound like the laziest person in the world? Probably. But who wouldn’t want a pair of prism glasses? They may look goofy, but they help prevent neck cramps and eye strain while allowing you to lay down while watching TV or reading.
Open Jars In A Jiffy With This Jar Opener
There’s no need for a strong man when you can use this jar opener. Hide it under your cabinet, place a jar into the V-shaped socket, and watch how easily the lid pops off–no matter how stubborn the jar is. It’ll work on everything from a bottle of water to a jar of pickles.
Say Goodbye To Lint With this Fuzz Remover
Why do we spend so much money on furniture and clothes only for them to pill super easily? It can definitely be frustrating, especially when it happens after one wash. But that doesn’t mean that these items are a lost cause. This fuzz remover quickly and gently removes fuzz, pilling, and lint. The minute you use it, your items will be looking as good as new.
Free Your Hands From Holding A Flashlight With These Gloves
I’ve featured these gloves on a couple of Amazon lists because they are just too good. Whether you’re hiking and need to navigate your way around the campsite, you’re working on the car, or you’re doing a little early morning fishing, these illuminate your way while keeping your hands free.