These 50 Strange Products Are Suddenly Getting Wildly Popular on Amazon
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These 50 Strange Products Are Suddenly Getting Wildly Popular on Amazon

May 24, 2023

Because weird can be a good thing.

Looking to shop without breaking the bank? Check out this list of unique, affordable products that are getting so popular on Amazon right now. I’ll be the first to admit: Some of these items might seem a little strange at first. But don't be afraid to embrace the quirkier side of life — explore the unexpected yet practical wonders that await you on this list. They’re popular for a reason.

From home goods to skin care, add a touch of whimsy to your world with these useful, budget-friendly finds.

Heal pimples and reduce inflammation with these vegan acne cover patches, which work thanks to ingredients like tea tree oil, calendula oil, and cica. Wear the transparent patches to bed and wake up with calmer skin.

These hydrocolloid patches help prevent pimple picking and accelerate the healing process with their ultra-thin and transparent design. Suitable for all skin tones, these non-yellowing patches can be worn day and night for discreet acne coverage. The on-the-go pouch ensures convenience and readiness for any unexpected blemishes.

With four cup holders and 12 storage pockets, this back seat car organizer has you covered when it comes to organizing your car. Available in five colors to match any vehicle interior, it’s easy to install and keeps your car clutter-free. It even has a special pocket for an iPad to keep the kids entertained on long rides.

This electric can opener is a convenient and safe solution for opening cans. With just two taps, it effortlessly cuts cans 360 degrees along the lid, leaving no sharp edges. The user-friendly and ergonomic design makes it helpful for people with gripping challenges or arthritis.

Your grill is the star of any cookout, so give it the spotlight it deserves with these LED BBQ grill lights. The lights feature nine high-density LED bulbs for perfect meat grilling, while the flexible gooseneck allows for easy positioning. A strong magnetic base securely attaches to any metal surface. These versatile lights are not limited to grilling; they can be used for camping, reading, or attached to your car in case a tire needs changing.

Enjoy hands-free calling, voice navigation, and safe charging with this car charger adapter. Compatible with a wide range of devices, it transmits music on your mobile device through an FM preset frequency, while stereo sound is delivered via your vehicle's speaker. The advanced digital LCD display allows for easy navigation with a flexible gooseneck for optimal positioning.

This bamboo cutting board allows you to conveniently chop and scrape ingredients into the attached containers, promoting a streamlined workflow and a clutter-free kitchen. The collapsible silicone containers come with snap-on lids for easy ingredient storage, and the cutting board has anti-slip silicone feet.

These versatile clips can seal chip bags and food packets, and they can even serve as paper clips for organizing documents or hanging out your washing. With a vibrant assortment of 10 beautiful colors, they come in a pack of 30. Made from durable steel and PVC, these clips are built to last, maintaining their shiny texture over time.

The slim and compact design of this water bottle allows it to easily fit in pockets, handbags, or even be held while jogging. A stylish, practical alternative to traditional water bottles, it fits where other water bottles don’t. It’s made from durable, freezer-safe plastic and includes a stainless steel lid with a reliable silicone seal.

If your desk is a rat’s nest of cords and cables, try these magnetic cable clips. Compatible with a wide range of USB cables, this package includes three magnetic cable holders and three pieces of adhesive tape for convenient installation. They securely hold USB cables, preventing them from dropping or becoming loose and tangled, and the 3M adhesive tape easily attaches to various surfaces, such as your desktop, wall, or car dashboard.

Make bath time easier with this two-in-one sprayer and scrubber for pets. Its ergonomic design and one-hand operation allow you to control water flow while massaging and scrubbing your furry friend at the same time. With adapters for shower spigots and garden hoses, it's versatile for indoor and outdoor use and features an 8-foot hose for ample reach.

No room for a side table? No problem. With its easy, no-tool installation, this bedside shelf serves as a versatile caddy tray, headboard shelf, or nightstand alternative. Built to last a lifetime, it comes in a range of stylish finishes and is capable of holding up to 35 pounds.

You’re not supposed to pour oil down the drain, so what do you do with it? This convenient and hassle-free powder simplifies the process of oil disposal and works on any type of cooking oil. Simply sprinkle and stir it into hot oil, let it cool and solidify, then dispose of it with other organic waste.

Keeping your surroundings hair-free has never been easier with this simple hair remover roller that pet owners rave about, giving it over 23,000 five-star reviews. There are no adhesives or sticky tape; just roll it back and forth on any surface to collect hair. When you're done, press the button, open the remover, and empty it out.

Sized for the home chef, this set of six color-coded mats is perfect for preventing cross-contamination. They are dishwasher-safe for easy cleaning and feature a textured waffle-grip bottom that prevents slipping on most surfaces. With a non-porous and odor-resistant coating, their flexibility makes it easy to chop ingredients, then fold the mat and dump directly into a pan.

This 36-page reusable notebook is erasable so you can use it time and time again. Simply write down your notes or ideas using an included Pilot Frixion pen, allow 15 seconds for the ink to dry, then use the QR code in the bottom corner to instantly save your notes to an app. Once you're done, wipe away the ink with a damp cloth, and your pages are ready to be used again.

For those who want to save some celebratory bubbles for later, this champagne stopper is the answer. It fits all standard bottles and is easy to use — the plastic nipple expands outward as pressure builds inside the bottle, creating a tight and secure seal that works whether the bottle is laid flat or stood upright. Releasing the seal is a breeze, even for those with arthritic hands.

Hang your favorite pictures, posters, and artwork with this complete assortment of picture-hanging hardware. With 225 pieces in various sizes and strengths, it supports weights from 10 pounds to 120 pounds. This kit includes nails, screws, picture hangers, steel wire, and even comes with a mini-gradient level.

Smartphones keep getting bigger, but my hands stay the same size — a phone strap holder like this one provides a secure grip, preventing accidental drops when I use my phone with one hand. The durable silicone band doubles as a desk phone stand, and it can also be used as a tablet stand for iPads and other tablets.

No more scrabbling around in the junk drawer for a fresh pair of batteries — this battery organizer has you covered. Whether you prefer to store it in a kitchen drawer, closet, or mount it on a wall in your garage or mudroom, the transparent lid provides quick visual accessibility, allowing you to easily identify the batteries you have and those that need replenishing. As an added bonus, each organizer includes a removable battery tester.

With over 16,000 five-star reviews, this delightful, easy-to-learn card game is a hit with kids and adults alike. With a quick learning curve and gameplay that typically lasts 10 to 15 minutes, Taco vs Burrito is ideal for two to four players, making it a great choice for family gatherings or game nights with friends.

These eco-friendly reusable bowl covers provide an airtight, leak-proof seal that is perfect for storing meal preps, groceries, and leftovers. With seven different sizes, they fit a variety of containers, from small bowls to extra-large square dishes. Made from high-quality, food-grade silicone, they’re safe for use in microwaves, ovens, freezers, and dishwashers.

This magnetic screen door lets you enjoy fresh air and natural light while keeping insects and mosquitoes out. The middle seam is lined with 26 powerful magnets, enabling hands-free entry and exit. Made to withstand regular use, this heavy-duty mesh screen is easy to install and perfect for households with high traffic. It’s also kid and pet-friendly.

Handle bathroom etiquette like a pro: This innovative toilet seat handle is designed to provide a clean and convenient solution for lifting and lowering the toilet seat. It comes with a thick 3M adhesive specifically designed for toilet seats with a curved bottom, so installation is a breeze.

Sometimes elbow grease just doesn’t cut it; say goodbye to tedious scrubbing and hello to a fresh, clean appearance with this versatile grout pen. Perfect for the bathroom, kitchen, and any room with tiles, its water-based formula covers grubby grout stains, offering a non-toxic and long-lasting solution.

Whether you're at home, camping, or enjoying a day at the beach, these mosquito-repellent incense sticks help keep bugs at bay. Made with citronella, lemongrass, and rosemary essential oils, these sticks are DEET-free, providing a safe and pleasant alternative. Each stick burns for up to three hours, allowing you to enjoy uninterrupted outdoor time.

Conquer the chaos of beard grooming with this beard hair catcher. With its suction cups that attach effortlessly to your mirror and its protective neck collar, it’s a breeze to set up and clean up. Keep your bathroom clean and free from clogged drains, and prevent itchy trimmings from falling down your front.

These innovative bed sheet detanglers prevent sheets from getting twisted and balled up in your washing machine and dryer, resulting in cleaner loads, balanced washers, and faster drying time with fewer wrinkles. No more wet items getting trapped in your sheets! Suitable for all washers and dryers, this product is easy to attach, stays in place, and doesn't wrinkle corners when used correctly.

Keep your essentials organized and protected with this sleek, functional wallet. It offers 11 card pockets and an outside notch for easy card access, plus it provides RFID protection, helping to prevent data theft. Made with a luxe faux leather lining, its slim dimensions mean it easily fits in your pocket.

Whether you need knee, leg, foot, or back support, this wedge pillow is designed to elevate and provide the comfort you need for a restful sleep. Crafted with a 45-degree incline, it encourages proper blood flow while providing soothing comfort. The removable cover adds convenience and can be easily machine-washed.

Start your mornings with a refreshing cup of joe that’s brewed to perfection overnight using this cold brew pitcher. Crafted with high-quality materials, including borosilicate glass, a silicone nonslip base, and a stainless-steel precision-cut filter, this pitcher is built to last. The dual silicone rings and tight-fit cap create an airtight seal, keeping your coffee fresh while it brews.

This neat pyramid-shaped power strip is ultra-portable, with the ability to charge up to five devices simultaneously. It has two USB inputs, one USB-C input, and three grounded USA inputs. Its design ensures high-speed charging for cell phones, laptops, tablets, and more, making it the perfect companion for convenient and efficient charging at home or on the go.

Made from food-grade, BPA-free silicone, these eco-friendly (and kid-friendly!) straws are gentle on teeth and can be used for both hot and cold drinks. With their extra-wide diameter, they're perfect for enjoying thick beverages like smoothies and milkshakes. Cleaning is a breeze with the included dishwasher-safe cleaning brush.

Let there be light! And exactly where you need it, with these flashlight gloves. Designed to provide seamless lighting with two super-bright LED lights, they offer up to 168 hours of continuous use. With an adjustable fit and soft, flexible material, these gloves make a useful gift for the outdoorsy, handy people in your life, offering convenience in various tasks such as car repair, camping, fishing, and more.

Start a fire in any weather condition with this fire starter kit. It provides over 15,000 strikes and is made of a durable ferrocerium and magnesium blend. Lightweight and compact, this fire starter is perfect for backpacking, hiking, and camping.

These gloves gently brush, de-shed, and bathe your pet, making grooming much easier. Suitable for short, medium, and long hair, these gloves are perfect for cats, dogs, horses, and any hairy pet. The flexible and skin-friendly nubs provide a soothing massage for your pet while you brush them, simplifying your grooming routine and keeping your home hair-free.

This multi-tool pen is built with an aluminum metal body, as well as an LED light — and it can withstand tough projects in home improvement, construction, electrical work, as well as DIY tasks. The integrated bottle opener adds convenience to the set, making it even more practical.

Whether you’re backpacking, practicing yoga, or enjoying outdoor activities, these microfiber towels are the perfect companion. Lightweight and compact, they easily fit into the included carrying bag for convenient travel. Made from high-quality materials, interlocking stitching means they’re built to be durable and long-lasting. Plus, they come in four vibrant color options.

Discover a world of fascinating knowledge with this best-selling trivia book. Divided into 63 chapters by topic, each containing 25 concise and engaging factoids, this book offers a delightful mix of information to make you think and even laugh.

The humble fidget spinner walked so that the Fidget Dodecagon could build a rocket and fly to the moon. This cube features 12 sides that guarantee endless fidgeting possibilities. Gears, buttons, a joystick, switches, stress balls, and more — this gadget has it all, providing a range of sensory experiences to release tension and help you concentrate on your work or studies.

Think you want a tattoo but aren’t quite ready to commit? With these temporary tattoo markers, you can create bright, colorful temporary tattoos that can last for days but still be easily removed with soap and water. The ink dries quickly, reducing smudges, and is water-resistant, ensuring your artwork stays vibrant.

Unwind and recover with this portable deep tissue massager. It has 10 massage heads and 30 speed levels, designed to target knots and tension in various muscle groups. Its wireless design and rechargeable battery offer convenience on the go, while the smart LED display tells you the speed and battery percentage. Enjoy powerful yet quiet operation, so you can use it anywhere without disturbing others.

Enjoy a tasty campfire snack without the hassle of a campfire with this s’more maker. This flameless heater eliminates the need for open flames, so you can have perfectly roasted treats every time without smoke getting in your eyes. The set includes roasting forks and convenient trays for easy sharing. Afterward, cleaning is a breeze with its durable and easy-to-disassemble design.

Keep your furniture protected with this practical and easy-to-clean coaster set. These silicone coasters can be used alone or with felt inserts to prevent dripping caused by condensation, and they’re nonslip, nonstick, and shouldn’t scratch your table. Included is a top-grade iron holder for convenient storage, and they come in 14 colors. Cleaning is a breeze as both the coasters and inserts are dishwasher-safe.

Ideal for online education, digital drawing, painting, sketching, and more, this drawing tablet is a compact and portable alternative to a traditional mouse. With its advanced battery-free stylus, you can draw and play without interruptions, resulting in quicker and smoother lines. The package includes the drawing tablet, stylus, replacement nibs, USB cable, and more.

When you’re waiting in your car and have a snack to eat — or work to do — this steering wheel desk is ideal. Portable, durable, and lightweight, it's designed to hook easily onto your steering wheel, instantly creating an ergonomic table that's capable of holding up to 10 pounds. Great for eating takeout, catching up on work, or even doing your makeup, it can easily slip into your seat’s back pocket when not in use.

Be prepared for car troubles with this emergency car safety tool. This compact keychain hammer is designed to help in car entrapment situations such as rollovers, fires, floods, or electrical failures. It features a sharp seatbelt cutter for quick and clean cuts, along with a heavy-duty tempered glass window breaker that resets after each use.

Partake in water sports of all kinds worry-free with this waterproof phone pouch. This IPX8-certified pouch offers superior protection against water, snow, dust, and sand, keeping your cell phone completely dry. It even allows for responsive touchscreen use, including face ID unlock and calling.

No more searching for your wallet and exposing its contents to the world — use this adhesive phone wallet to keep your cards, ID, and cash close by. With extra security straps and super-strong adhesive, it has over 2,000 five-star reviews on Amazon, including one happy customer who wrote that it's “by far the absolute best brand I've ever used.”

Never have your strength challenged by a pickle jar again. Designed with a firm grip and nonslip handles, these jar openers use physics to your advantage, making them ideal for weak hands. It fits many sizes of jars and has other useful appendages for handling various types of bottle caps, lids, and more.

A hilarious yet effective solution for resealing opened bottles of wine, these wine condoms offer a shrink-to-fit technology that creates a water-tight and air-tight seal, preserving the freshness of your beverage. With their functional design, they make for a fun novelty gag gift and conversation starter.

Bimini Wright