Refinery29 Readers Confess Their Amazon Hidden Gems

Amazon is essentially an IRL version of Ariel's treasure trove, famously detailed in her The Little Mermaid number, "Part Of Your World." Only instead of a cavernous hole 1000 leagues under the sea, all that "neat" stuff is housed on digital shelves across the web. And, instead of useless, "whozits," "whatzits," and, "thingamabobs," Amazon's best booty is a collection of secret weapon stuff that we never knew we needed and now we that we have it, simply can't live without — a collection we've come to call, the hidden gems.

Since this particular online product ocean runs deep, we decided to poll an in-the-know pool of online-shopping mermaids across the country for their absolute favorite buys. From fashion to tech, beauty, travel, home decor, and health and wellness, the hidden gems' list ahead covers products so unique that you may be entirely surprised to find they were snagged off Amazon. Scroll on to shop our secret treasure trove of Amazon's hidden gems and become a part of a world filled with beauty products that are actual magic, the breeziest summer essentials, genius home gadgets, and much more.


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Germ-x Original Hand Sanitizer (Pack of 48)


How She Discovered It: "I know we'll be using hand sanitizer for the foreseeable future, so I thought I'd stock up on some pocket-sized bottles."

Why It's A Hidden Gem: "It's been hard to find hand sanitizer at all yet alone a 48-pack. This bundle is on sale for $20 off and now I have a stock-pile to give to family and the few friends I see."
Germ-X Original Hand Sanitizer (Pack of 48), $72.00 $53.18 Buy

Mini Spy Camera 4K HD Wireless


How She Discovered It: I have 2 indoor dogs, and they sometimes do naughty things when left in the house alone, so I was looking for a discreet camera option to monitor their activity.

Why It's A Hidden Gem: This was a great purchase. The camera is super tiny and discreet, easy to install, the picture quality is great, and I can check the recording on my phone through an app.
Puoneto Mini Spy Camera 4K HD Wireless, $49.99 Buy

Invisible Ring Size Adjuster for Loose Rings


How She Discovered It: "My fingers tend to shrink in the winter when it's cold and my rings go slipping and sliding off of my fingers. I didn't want to get my rings resized, so I thought I'd search for a temporary solution."

Why It's A Hidden Gem: "This ring adjuster is basically invisible, comfortable, and secures my rings nicely on my fingers!"
Freeman Direct Invisible Ring Size Adjuster for Loose Rings, $9.59 Buy

Cold Kicker Shower Steamers


How She Discovered It: "I was on the hunt for a natural and soothing decongestant to keep around for stuffy-nosed winter days."

Why It's A Hidden Gem: "These are amazing. The peppermint smell fills the shower and clears your head and chest. Definitely, a game-changer to have on hand during cold and flu season."
The Herbal Zen Cold Kicker Shower Steamers, $20.99 Buy

Mini Cast Iron Skillet


How She Discovered It: "I have truly watched too many episodes of Great British Bake-Off and decided to peruse Amazon for some new kitchen and baking accessories."

Why It's A Hidden Gem: "So, this teeny tiny cast iron skillet is so fun! I bought 3 and have baked eggs and made individual brownies in them. So cute!"
Lodge Miniature Cast Iron Skillet, 3.5", $13.52 $11.94 Buy

100% Pure Castor Oil Kit


How She Discovered It: "I had been complaining about my naturally short lashes to one of my friends and she recommended castor oil as the best natural strengthening and growth serum. I was searching for a 100% organic option and this one popped up with over 18,000 rave reviews. I hit purchase right away once I saw that it included a lash spool and a tiny brush for eyebrows!"

Why It's A Hidden Gem: "I was skeptical, but I've been using this product daily for just a month and already see a huge difference in the length and volume of my eyelashes. I can't wait to try it on my eyebrows next."
Kate Blanc Cosmetics Certified Organic 100% Pure Castor Oil Kit, $9.99 Buy

Scalp Massager


How She Discovered It: "Due to Covid, I haven't been able to go to the hair salon recently and I've really been missing the scalp massages my stylist gives me when she washes my hair. I decided to search for a DIY option and thought this pack of 2 handheld massager tools looked like a promising option."

Why It's A Hidden Gem: "I used this to scrub my shampoo into my hair and wow it got through my thick hair with ease. The long silicon bristles provided just the right amount of pressure without being harsh. I didn't realize how much tension I was holding in my scalp, but after my shower I felt like I had just been to the spa. "
Cbiumpro Scalp Massager, 2 Pack, $5.40 Buy

Satin Pillowcases


How She Discovered It: "I had heard sleeping on cotton is really bad for your skin and hair, so I've always wanted satin or silk pillowcases, but haven't been up for spending $50+ for just one!"

Why It's A Hidden Gem: "Because of the price point, I was iffy about how these would feel IRL, but they are so smooth and buttery and make me feel like I'm sleeping at a 5-star hotel. I've also noticed a huge difference in my hair, it's way less frizzy when I wake up in the morning and my style is still intact from the day before. They come in so many colors so I'm definitely ordering a few more to mix and match."
Bedsure Satin Pillowcase for Hair and Skin, 2 Pack, $9.99 $7.05 Buy

Mini Waffle Maker


How She Discovered It: "Fall is my favorite season, so I always start prepping early. I know it's a little overkill, but I look forward to adding a little something pumpkin-related to my apartment each year (that won't take up too much space). This tiny pumpkin waffle maker had so many great reviews I just couldn't resist."

Why It's A Hidden Gem: "This is literally the cutest thing I've ever seen. It's so tiny, which is actually perfect because each waffle cooks in literally one minute! I also use it way more than I thought I tip: frozen hash browns and cinnamon roll dough in a waffle maker is next level."
Dash Mini Waffle Maker, $21.02 Buy

Skin-Clearing Serum


How She Discovered It: "I'd been hearing a lot of magic skin-clearing serums and was interested in testing out one that wouldn't upset my overly sensitive skin. After some Googling, I found this top-rated option on Amazon for under $20."

Why It's A Hidden Gem: "I was nervous about using it for the first few times, but based on the customer images (there are nearly 10,000 reviews) I felt confident that this could work in finally zapping my pesky humidity breakouts. And it did. I've been using it for about a month now (putting it on at night after my cleanser and before my moisturizer) and will be ordering another bottle soon. It took about a week for me to start and notice any real results, but this brand's ratio of vitamin C, salicylic acid, hyaluronic acid, niacinamide, retinol, and MSM is magic. Those red inflamed bumps on my cheeks and forehead are kaput."
Eva Naturals Skin-Clearing Serum, $14.95 Buy

Pull-On Linen Shorts


How She Discovered It: "I had my eyes on a pair of pull-on shorts for Madewell that annoyingly kept selling out in my size, so I took to Amazon for a quick fix and stumbled upon these gems." 

Why It's A Hidden Gem: "The Madewell pair weren't made from linen and this pair is, which turned out to be a much more summery-chic look and feel. I absolutely love them and have been living in them since they arrived. I think the brand is an Amazon exclusive, in-house type of deal so the quality was on-point and the relaxed fit is just what I wanted. Super comfy and super cute all around." 
28 Palms Inseam Linen Short With Drawstring, $28.00 Buy

Swivel Desk Chair


How She Discovered It: "Searching for an in-stock desk chair that wasn't an ugly ergonomic style."

Why It's A Hidden Gem: "I've been working from home since March and had been holding off on investing in a proper desk chair until my company finally announced we wouldn't be heading back into the office until 2021. SO I bit the bullet and bought this beauty off Amazon. It's by one of the company's in-house home brands and although it was on the pricier side, it really was a quality buy. Not only does it look sleek inside my apartment, but it also feels so much more supportive on my back throughout the day than that accent chair I had been sitting in."
Rivet Mid-Century Swope Curved Arm Swivel Office Chair, $316.47 Buy

Glow Tonic


How She Discovered It: "Looking for affordable summer skincare with top ratings that I could order quickly off Amazon."

Why It's A Hidden Gem: "I was already familiar with Pixi products and had always heard great things about the brand's Glow Tonic, but after digging DEEP into the Amazon reviews on this gem I was completely sold. It arrived so quickly and after using it for just a few days (morning and night after cleansing) I noticed a huge difference in my skin. My pores were much smaller and the bothersome sebum bumps on my chin area were nearly nonexistent after a week. And the spots where I had previously picked at blemishes were noticeably brighter. Will definitely be ordering more of this magic potion."
Pixi Glow Tonic with Aloe Vera & Ginseng, 8 oz, $29.99 Buy

100% Organic Bamboo Cooling Sheets


How She Discovered It: "From R29's roundup on the best cooling sheets."

Why It's A Hidden Gem: "When I say I'm a sweaty sleeper, I mean that as in I sometimes wake up with a sweat stain on the bed. Summer 2020 hit and I found myself quarantined away from home where the bedding situation was anything but breathable — so I order this top-rated solution and have never looked back. They were a little scratchy at first, but after a good wash cycle they softened right up and have been keeping my body oh-so sweat-free."
Pure Bamboo 100% Organic Bamboo Bed Sheets 4pc Set - Queen, $99.99 Buy

Peppermint Foot Mask


How She Discovered It: "A friend who is a beauty writer recommended it!"

Why It's A Hidden Gem: "Since I haven't been able to get a pedicure in god only knows how long, I've taken the fate of my summer toes into my own hands by getting all the top product tips from beauty-pro friends. This pepperminty foot mask gem from Amazon was one of such recs — and it did not disappoint. After wearing the cooling serum-filled booties for about 20 minutes, my feet felt and looked silkier and smoother (and they smelled like a candy cane). It was like a wonderful little facial for my feet."
LAPCOS Foot Mask, (1-Pack), $6.00 Buy

Roller Blades


How She Discovered It: "Bought them for my daughter. Was searching everywhere for a pair and could only find them in stock (for a decent price) on Amazon." 

Why It's A Hidden Gem: "They've been a godsend during a summer stuck at home with the kids. I now can ride my bike while my daughter skates beside me — exercise for me, and fun activity for her! Plus, she loves the pink and black combo. Killing two birds with one stone so I don't go completely insane."
High Bounce Adjustable Inline Skate, $69.99 $49.99 Buy

100% Cotton Nightgown


How She Discovered It: "I added this style to a roundup for work of Instagram-inspired nightgown as dresses trend — it has over 1,500 reviews and an Amazon's Choice approval — so then I promptly added it to my own cart."

Why It's A Hidden Gem: "I could not be more pleased with this spontaneous purchase. The quality is A+ and I feel like an extra in a Sofia Coppola flick floating around the house in diaphanous cotton nightie while doing the most mundane chores. (Plus, it looks a little bit like those pricey Sleeper frocks but for a fraction of the price.)"
The 1 For U Martha 100% Cotton Nightgown, $29.99 Buy

Anti-Dandruff Shampoo


How She Discovered It: "I read online that people have used this anti-dandruff shampoo to clear up stubborn, yeast-related breakouts on their foreheads (it sounds so gross, I know)."

Why It's A Hidden Gem: "Unsure of what’s been causing the persistent pimples on my own forehead throughout these past few months of lockdown, I decided to give this a try myself and I couldn’t believe how quickly it cleared my skin up."
nizoral A-D Anti-Dandruff Shampoo, 7 Fl. Oz, $17.17 $14.84 Buy

Revlon Pedi-Expert


How She Discovered It: "My fervent love for the wildly popular Baby Foot peel is well known among the R29 Shopping team — and my feet, personally. But, while in quarantine, I decided to take things up a notch by investing in a foot callus remover: aka Revlon’s version of the as-seen-on-TV PedEgg." 

Why It's A Hidden Gem: "My fervent love for the wildly popular Baby Foot peel is well known among the R29 Shopping team — and my feet, personally. But, while in quarantine, I decided to take things up a notch by investing in a foot callus remover: aka Revlon’s version of the as-seen-on-TV PedEgg."
Revlon Pedi-Expert, $9.99 $7.39 Buy

Baby Foot Exfoliation Foot Peel


How She Discovered It: "I've been wanting to try this crazy product ever since our beauty director used it and described, in revolting detail, the metamorphosis her feet went through. Baby Foot promises to rid your soles of the toughest, roughest calluses and reveal the softest feet you've had since, like, birth." 

Why It's A Hidden Gem: "It's been almost two weeks since my Baby Foot treatment and I am, frankly, devastated. Yes, my feet are more smooth and soft than they have ever been in my adult life. But, I long for the heady days of last week when I could look forward to the horrific and thrilling site of my feet emerging from their soak, shedding wondrous layers of dead skin so great I had to keep the vacuum on hand. Sadly, my soles are in such amazing shape that I fear it will be many months before I can justify another treatment."
Baby Foot Original Exfoliant Foot Peel - 2.4 Fl. Oz. Lavender Sce, $25.00 Buy

LuxeLuv G-Spot Vibrator


How She Discovered It: "From R29's roundup on Amazon's best sex toys!"

Why It's A Hidden Gem: "As far as quality vibrators go, this nearly $20 model rivals the premium ones that'll cost you upwards of $100. It's whisper-quiet with powerful tip vibrations and a simple incognito design. Plus, it's super easy to order discretely off Amazon."
Luxeluv G Spot Vibrator for Vagina Stimulation, $33.99 $18.44 Buy

Elementi Milk Frother


How She Discovered It: "Through an R29 Mother's Day gift guide when I was searching for something to get my mom...I got it for myself." 

Why It's A Hidden Gem: "Not being able to go to my favorite coffee shop (I know a minor inconvenience compared to everything else that's going on) has totally messed up my morning mojo. I really don't love regular coffee and have always been a latte girl, which is where this boy comes in. It has single-handedly saved my morning workflow — because now POOF I can whip up homemade lattes with the same ease of my fave barista Keri (hope you're well girl)."
Elementi Milk Frother, $12.97 $10.97 Buy

Korean Exfoliating Washcloths


How She Discovered It: "I splurged on a trip to a Korean spa where they scrub all your dead skin off. I noticed the mitts they wore and looked them up when I got home." 

Why It's A Hidden Gem: "While these don't replicate the full spa experience they are much more affordable. They make my skin so much softer and more importantly, it's incredibly satisfying to see the dead skin come off in rolls."
TeChef Home Korean Top Quality Exfoliating Bath Washcloth (4 PCS -, $6.70 Buy

Wireless Remote Control Outlet


How She Discovered It: "I was poking around online for lighting solutions." 

Why It's A Hidden Gem: "I hate the harsh, overhead lighting in my apartment and prefer scattering lamps around. However, I am also lazy and hate getting up and leaning over furniture to reach their switches. I mounted the remote to the wall with command strips and it's basically like having a light switch for all the lamps in one place. There's also an outdoor version I use for my patio string lights so I can turn them on and off from bed."
Etekcity Etekcity Remote Control Outlet Wireless Remote Light Sw, $19.99 Buy

Cat-Eye Sunglasses


How She Discovered It: "In a Refinery29 story that I researched and wrote. Hi, hello, yes, I work here."

Why It's A Hidden Gem: "I have finally accepted that I'm a serial loser of sunglasses. After my favorite pair of Céline sunnies — that I owned all of one (!) year — disappeared into thin air, I said, never again. No longer will I spend money on an item that I can't trust myself to keep track of even if said item is perched on my head. These cat-eye sunnies are cheap and light. The lens quality is meh but they are so cute and fit every face that tries them on — even my own little head, as exhibited in this selfie with Amazon shades. If/when I lose these sunglasses I will buy another pair and feel good that the person who finds them will hopefully enjoy them too.
YOSHYA Retro Cat-Eye Sunglasses (Pack of 2), $11.64 Buy

Konjac Charcoal & Green Tea Sponge


How She Discovered It: "I had received a konjac sponge in my sub box, but had never used one before. I ended up loving it, so when it was used up I went hunting for another one on Amazon. The first one I purchased wasn’t very good and fell apart quickly, but these cute hearts last and last." 

Why It's A Hidden Gem: "It's a natural (made from the root of a plant) and sustainable way to exfoliate that's been used for centuries! It's organic, never tested on animals, and can be used all over the body. As an added bonus, they're heart-shaped and come in a beautiful box that's very giftable."
Konjac Sponge Konjac Sponge (3 Pack) Charcoal & Green Tea, $11.97 Buy

Servd. His & Hers Couples Card Game


How She Discovered It: "I saw an influencer post about it, and also saw an ad for it on Facebook." 

Why It's A Hidden Gem: "It's actually hilarious, such a fun game. The manscape card...OMG"
Servd. His & Hers - The Hilarious New Real-Life Couples Card, $17.99 Buy

OrthoComfort Deep Dish Pet Bed


How She Discovered It: "Searching high and low for a cozy bed that would make my anxious pup feel at home while we are currently quarantined away from it." 

Why It's A Hidden Gem: "My boyfriend and I call this absolute gem, 'The Snuggle Cup.' My only wish is that they made it in a human size — because we could all use a little Snuggle Cuppin' right now."
Best Friends By Sheri Best Friends by Sheri OrthoComfort Deep Dish Cuddler, $27.95 Buy

Pure Enrichment Portable Steamer


How She Discovered It: "My sister pulled it out when I was visiting her and used it on my suitcase-creased clothes." 

Why It's A Hidden Gem: "I live in a 300 sq ft studio so space is at a premium and I don't have room for an ironing board. This lets me keep my clothes in good shape without sacrificing precious storage space. As a bonus, it's small enough to fit in a carry-on which is convenient when traveling for weddings or other events you are bringing a nice outfit to."
Pure Enrichment PureSteam Portable Fabric Steamer (White), $24.99 Buy

Dr.G Brightening Peeling Gel


How She Discovered It: "I literally don't remember. I've been trying to reverse-engineer this search for years — maybe from an old R29 article?" 

Why It's A Hidden Gem: "I have literally never had an exfoliant that works SO well but is so gentle on my face. It feels amazing. I use it twice a week in the shower and the dead skin literally balls up and rolls off my face (gross, but amazing — like Baby Foot for your face). It lasts me for months and makes my skin so soft and smooth! Also, once my roommate had a friend over who knocked the bottle off the shelf in the shower and I came home to it exploded on the floor and reacted in much the same way someone would react if they came home to a murder scene. Tears."
Dr. G Brightening Peeling Gel, 4.2 Ounce, $12.80 Buy

Light Therapy Lamp


How She Discovered It: "I heard about SAD lamps over a year ago when a friend of a friend used it to combat her depression. Now that I've moved to the cold and dreary midwest I was searching for a way to bring light into my life — literally and figuratively." 

Why It's A Hidden Gem: "I bought this item with no intention of enjoying it as much as I do. I thought it was a placebo until I used it myself. I actually look forward to waking up in the morning and getting ready with my SAD lamp. I turn it on while I'm showering and getting ready for the day because it mimics sunlight—which is a rarity in winter months in Chicago. Without this lamp, I don't think the nine-ish days we went without sunlight would have been bearable. And I even use the SAD light for my dog. It helps when she can't enjoy walks in the sunshine or see natural sunlight. "
Gladle Portable Light Therapy Lamp, $26.99 Buy

Weleda Skin Food Cream


How She Discovered It: "I discovered Weleda Skin Food through a friend of mine from Germany. " 

Why It's A Hidden Gem: "This product is super effective for keeping the skin soft and supple. Although my skin is a combination of dry and oily during the cold winter months, it still drinks this product up!  While rich in its consistency, it does not clog the pores or cause breakouts. It is one of the first natural, holistic, and organic brands on the market. Many compare it to the popular La Mer cream — only the price point for Weleda is substantially less and it still does wonders for my skin!"
Weleda Skin Food Body Cream, 2.5 Ounce, $12.49 Buy

Bamboo Bath Tray


How She Discovered It: "Was looking for items to feature in a self-care blog post; bubble baths came to mind... and voilá" 

Why It's A Hidden Gem: "Baths are so underrated and this item helps you enjoy an hour of reading, mindless phone use, a glass of wine, etc... all at the same time. And it works for two people in a bath if you're not too busy doing other stuff."
Royal Craft Wood Luxury Bamboo Bathtub Caddy Tray, $59.97 $46.97 Buy

Marble Ring Holder Cones


How She Discovered It: "I first discovered it when I was searching for something to store/display my engagement ring when I wasn't wearing it." 

Why It's A Hidden Gem: "My engagement ring is so treasured to me, we had reset the diamond from my mother-in-law's original wedding ring, so I wanted a special place for it. Many ring holders I saw were flimsy or looked cheap, this one was solid marble, and had a modern look that I was proud to display. When I first discovered this item, it was only available in white marble, now they have black marble too! And I got a matching one for my husband's wedding band. As friends started getting married left and right, I've gifted these ring holders a ton of times."
Craft Monkees Genuine Marble Ring Holder Cones (Set of 2), $44.99 Buy

Essential Oil Diffuser


How She Discovered It: "I heard about it from my sister, who had previously purchased it for herself." 

Why It's A Hidden Gem: "It is such a pleasant diffuser!  It came quickly and keeps my house so fresh."
VicTsing Essential Oil Diffuser, Ultrasonic Cool Mist Humidifier, $15.99 Buy

Cotton Sleep Mask Set


How She Discovered It: "I was searching through Amazon to find THE perfect light-blocking sleep mask and up popped this gem." 

Why It's A Hidden Gem: "I have trouble sleeping with any light around, and this soft and comfy mask makes it so I can’t see any. Most masks still allow some light in, but this one works just like blackout curtains. It’s so soft on the inside that you barely even feel like you’re wearing it. It also comes in a pack of two, so I have one for traveling as well."
Kimkoo Cotton Sleep Mask, 2-Pack, $14.44 Buy

Champion Sweatpants


How She Discovered It: "I was searching for Champion sweats and found just what I wanted on Amazon." 

Why It's A Hidden Gem: "No store has them — they've been discontinued everywhere but Amazon!"
Champion Women's Heritage Jogger Tight, $45.00 $28.40 Buy

Cool Mist Humidifier


How She Discovered It: "My allergist." 

Why It's A Hidden Gem: "It's SO easy to fill and use on a daily basis — and makes such a difference for soothing my irritated sinuses."
TaoTronics Ultrasonic Cool Mist Humidifier, 4L, $64.99 Buy

Seamless Cotton Scrunchies


How She Discovered It: "My hairdresser first gave me one because she said that the traditional hair ties broke my hair because of the strong elastic in them — so I thought I would make my own because I couldn't find ones that were multiple colored, but realized all the fabric was too expensive. A friend suggested Amazon and I found these seamless ones and the price was great." 

Why It's A Hidden Gem: "It is really special to me because I am on a very tight budget and did start to realize my old elastics were breaking my hair and I was feeling bad about myself. This product and price point made me feel comfortable and better about myself and I have noticed a difference with my hair."
BETITETO 20-Pack Seamless Cotton Scrunchies (Multicolor), $7.88 Buy

Chelsea Rain Boots


How She Discovered It: "I was looking around for some rain boots because it suddenly got really rainy — and I always borrowed my mom's before I went away to school — when I stumbled on these." 

Why It's A Hidden Gem: "They look so cute with everything and they work really well in the rain. And they were only 20 bucks!!! Sometimes I even wear them when the weather is fine just because I like them so much!"
EYUSHIJIA Waterproof Slip-On Chelsea Rain Boots, $90.60 $19.99 Buy

Wooden Nose Eyeglass Holder


How She Discovered It: "I don't remember." 

Why It's A Hidden Gem: "It’s really cute and the perfect size for my nightstand."
Royal Wooden Nose Eyeglass Holder, $5.99 Buy

Nido Metal Tabletop Wine Rack


How She Discovered It: "I had just moved into my new house and kept seeing my wine bottles just sitting there on the counter. I really didn't think it looked organized or aesthetically pleasing so I went searching for a counter rack!" 

Why It's A Hidden Gem: "I love the interesting shape, the gold color (not too yellow) and that it fits a good amount of bottles since we are a small household we don't always have a ton of bottles to put away."
Nido Metal Tabletop 9 Bottle Wine Rack, $30.99 $26.99 Buy

TSLA High-Rise Leggings


How She Discovered It: "Looking through Amazon for yoga pants and it had great reviews." 

Why It's A Hidden Gem: "I took a year off from work to try to get my life back in order. Part of that process was becoming a certified yoga teacher. Teaching yoga pays next to nothing and I was looking for yoga pants that fit well, felt good, didn't stretch out right away and didn't cost me a fortune. I stumbled on these: $14 for a pair of yoga pants that I wear several times a week, wash over and over and they still keep their shape, aren't see-through, and look good. I went back and bought other colors, but the space-dyed charcoal are still my favorite. I get compliments on them all the time and I love that I didn't have to spend a fortune!"
TSLA High-Rise Yoga Capris With Pockets, $13.98 Buy

Lao Gan Ma Chili Sauce


How She Discovered It: "I saw it mentioned in the Lorem Ipsum e-newsletter a year or two ago." 

Why It's A Hidden Gem: "This stuff is amazing. I'm usually a fiend for spicy food, but this isn't spicy so much as it is crispy, salty, smoky heaven in a jar. Improves every savory thing it's added to, in my opinion."
Lao Gan Ma Chilisauce Xiang La Cui (Pack of 3), $14.50 Buy

Boyfriend Style Beach Coverup


How She Discovered It: "I wanted a few cute coverup options but didn't want to spend too much money so I went to Amazon and spent some time looking around before I found this one." 

Why It's A Hidden Gem: "After a few years of dealing with infertility and many IVF treatments, my body and stomach are just not in a place that I'm comfortable with but traveling, especially to warm place when I can, is my escape. Because of this, I've been all about good coverups. After spending way too much on one from Free People, I started looking at Amazon to find a few I liked and this one has been my favorite. I first purchased it in white and then went back and got it in black and navy. It's loose and cool, it hangs just right and it's actually almost sexy in that "borrowed from the boys" oversized shirt style. Highly recommend if you're looking for a coverup that doesn't have pom-poms and ruffles etc which is not really my vibe.
Ekouaer Boyfriend Beach Shirt, $23.99 Buy

Epilator Facial Hair Remover


How She Discovered It: "Desperate to find a solution for removing rogue facial hair — and tired of paying the price for professional hair removal — I found this gem late one night while searching Amazon." 

Why It's A Hidden Gem: "Let's be frank, every girl I know struggles with facial hair removal: from full-blown mustaches to the one-off chin hair we're all waxing, tweezing, laser-ing unwanted hair from our faces. My face, in particular, is covered in peach fuzz and the occasional whisker (or five). With hair too blonde to be lasered and too sensitive for waxing, my only option was threading…I was tired of spending money on threading, so I searched Amazon for a solution. I came upon my hidden gem: the Facial Hair Removal Epilator. The epilator is a little wand with a metal spring that you roll over the areas where you want to remove hair. It takes a few uses to get the hang of the technique, but once you do…. voila! At $8.39 it's the best beauty investment I have ever made. I roll it over my chin quickly each morning after brushing my teeth to remove any unsightly hairs that may have sprung up overnight. I have recommended it to my mom and to all of my friends and everyone loves this incredible find from Amazon."
MAZU Facial Hair Removal Epilator, $8.39 Buy

Plus-Size Pleather Peplum Top


How She Discovered It: "I did a google search. Since we have prime, I figured if it didn’t fit, I could return it easily. " 

Why It's A Hidden Gem: "My hidden gem is a plus size pleather peplum top. I ordered it for my 39ish birthday party. It’s super cute and nice quality. It’s hard to find good quality, trendy plus size clothing. I didn’t want to spend a lot of cash on something I wouldn’t wear a lot. I do suggest sizing up. It’s not really special BUT it’s definitely fun! And it makes me want to search Amazon for more clothes."
Red Dot Boutique Plus-Size Pleather Peplum Top, $22.99 Buy

Beaded Bird Tassel Earrings


How She Discovered It: "These earrings were possibly a recommended product on my Amazon homepage? Honestly not too sure, but I remember snapping them up the moment I saw them. No clue what BEST LADY is, but they make some cute earrings." 

Why It's A Hidden Gem: "I love bright, colorful, interesting earrings. They can brighten up any outfit and make it feel more joyful."
Best Lady Beaded Bird Tassel Earrings, $12.99 $8.99 Buy

Leather Travel Jewelry Case


How She Discovered It: "I was browsing for a travel jewelry case, and wanted something that could carry enough to last through a two-week vacation but also would be small enough to fit in a carry-on bag." 

Why It's A Hidden Gem: "I think this is the best jewelry case I've seen because it has space to fit any kind of necklace, bracelet, earring, or ring, is stylish, and can fit easily in a carry-on because of its slim design. Also, compared to other similar organizers, this one clocks in under $40, which made it perfect for my price range. I'd obviously rather spend my money booking another trip than on a designer jewelry case. "
CASE ELEGANCE Saffiano Leather Travel Jewelry Case, $39.99 $37.77 Buy

Velvet Tufted Headboard


How She Discovered It: "I really wanted an Anthropologie channel tufted bed when I moved into my first apartment, but I also wanted to stay within my budget so I tried to find a similar look elsewhere. I looked at several home furniture sites until I decided to give Amazon a go. I found this adjustable headboard right away and it looks just as good as the $700+ ones I had wanted earlier."

Why It's A Hidden Gem: "There were so many cute color options, it was easy to attach to my bed, it's very sturdy, and I got the look I wanted for my room for a really great price."
Modway Alyson Chevron Tufted Velvet Headboard, Teal, $133.11 Buy

Terracotta Self-Watering Plant Stakes


How She Discovered It: "I can't remember. Maybe my mom. Maybe I read about it." 

Why It's A Hidden Gem: "Watering stakes to keep my plant babies healthy even when I'm gone — one of those helpful tools to keep my thumb green."
Modern Innovations Terracotta Self-Watering Plant Stakes (4 Count), $14.99 Buy

Floral Bohemian Tassel Dress


How She Discovered It: "Stumbled upon it looking for something else." 

Why It's A Hidden Gem: "They are such cute dresses that look great on literally everyone and are only $28!"
R.Vivimos Long-Sleeve Floral Tassel Midi Dress, $28.99 Buy

eufy RoboVac


How She Discovered It: "I've always wanted an iRobot vacuum, but could never justify paying the full price of $500+. I kept my eye out for Black Friday, Cyber Monday deals but even with those promos, the thing was ~$400. During that time, I kept seeing this eufy vacuum pop up. I had never heard about the brand before, but it was a best-seller, had amazing reviews, and Amazon recommended, which made me feel confident that the thing wouldn't break after a few uses. There was also a Cyber Monday promo going on so I took a leap of faith and purchased it for around $190." 

Why It's A Hidden Gem: "Since I bought this thing, my live-in boyfriend of 4 years and I haven't had a single argument about who has to vacuum! We have very different levels of cleanliness so the frequency of vacuuming has always been a contention. Now we just have this scheduled to run every few days. I know money doesn't solve all your problems, but it did solve this one! For me, it was WELL worth the $190."
eufy BoostIQ RoboVac 11S MAX, $269.99 $179.99 Buy

Sojos Polarized Sunglasses


How She Discovered It: "I saw an ad on Instagram." 

Why It's A Hidden Gem: "The sunglasses are trendy, cheap, and hold up very well. I'm on my second pair and I always get compliments on them."
Sojos Classic Square Polarized Sunglasses Unisex, $26.99 $13.97 Buy

Hard As Hoof Nail Strengthening Cream


How She Discovered It: "Google research." 

Why It's A Hidden Gem: "My nails have been weak and brittle for as long as I can remember. About a year ago I decided to stop going to salons and give my nails a little TLC at home. During my research, I found a nail lotion called Hard As Hoof with thousands of 5-star ratings so I decided to give it a try. And I am so glad I did! The lotion itself smells great and has tons of natural ingredients and my nails look amazing week to week. They have grown as never before and rarely chip or break. You can massage the lotion onto your nails even when you have nail polish on. Hard as Hoof lotion will always be part of my nail care routine!"
Onyx Professional Hard As Hoof Nail Strengthening Cream, $7.94 Buy

Stasher Reusable Food Bags


How She Discovered It: "Searching for a sustainable alternative to plastic ziplock baggies...a pack of those things used to fly off my cabinet shelves like hotcakes."

Why It's A Hidden Gem: "These eco-friendly storage solutions aren't only ideal for saving leftovers and snacks, but they're also perfect pouches for keeping everything from loose change to vitamins and makeup essentials organized inside a chaotic purse or gym bag. Plus, I love the fun neon pink to green and aqua blue color options."
Stasher 100% Silicone Food Bag, Sandwich Size (15-oz), $11.97 Buy

Cell-Phone Holder Selfie Ring Light

Ria Michelle

How She Discovered It: "I needed a tripod and a remote and was looking for an option on Amazon." 

Why It's A Hidden Gem: "This is such a great tool because it holds your phone and can clip on to different services, has a ring light that has different levels of brightness and also tones of light for any occasion. It even comes with a remote so you can seamlessly start and stop recording without touching the phone at all."
UBeesize Cell-Phone Holder Selfie Ring Light (3-Light Mode), $14.99 Buy

BAGGU Duck Bag Canvas Tote


How She Discovered It: "I was searching for a new tote bag."

Why It's A Hidden Gem: "I love everything about it, the size, color and pattern, the material and the fact that as a tote bag, it's more robust and you can close it, so things don't drop out. It also comes in so many cool themes. "
Baggu Duck Bag Canvas Tote, Leopard, $34.00 Buy

Dotted-Grid Notebook


How She Discovered It: "I was taking a free LinkedIn class on graphic design (I help friends/family with logos in my spare time), and the instructor stated that although you are creating images on various websites or software applications, drawing/sketching by hand is key. He recommended a dotted journal that you can carry around with you, so I hit Amazon to find my journal!" 

Why It's A Hidden Gem: "My journal is special to me because not only am I using it to build up my portfolio, I use it if I need an escape from my day-to-day. Drawing/sketching relaxes and centers me. I carry my journal along with me all day, every day just in case I get a great idea and need to come back to it later, or whenever I get past my writers/artist block."
UrSunshine Dotted Grid Notebook/Journal, $9.59 Buy

Mike's Hot Honey Subscription


How She Discovered It: "I've been eating this for years but I think I first discovered it at Paulie Gee's pizza because they drizzle it on the pizza and it's like insanely delicious. Actually I had no idea until I looked it up for this answer that Mike of Mike's Hot Honey worked at Paulie Gee's and that's where he got started??? I never knew/thought about this!" 

Why It's A Hidden Gem: "It's not really hidden since it's a pretty well known and liked product but this is the very first item I have ever opted to use Amazon's 'subscribe & save' feature for. It saves me about a dollar and have it delivered every two months. I use this honey in tea and put it on food and ice cream because I love it so much so I run out about every month or so and it happens to be cheaper on Amazon than anywhere else and I've never had any issues getting a weird or outdated bottle since it comes directly from Mike's Hot Honey."
Mike's Hot Honey 12 oz Squeeze Bottle, $8.48 $8.06 Buy

Mammoth Lint Roller


How She Discovered It: "Hilary Rhoda's Instagram (her husband is a neat-freak)."

Why It's A Hidden Gem: "I mean, it's a giant lint roller! Enough said! It's especially helpful on my cowhide rug (vs. dealing with it getting sucked into vacuum) and it takes half the time to de-lint my coats/sweaters. I love it so much — by far my favorite Amazon purchase!"
Mammoth Extra Large Lint Roller, 2 Rollers and 2 Refills, $19.99 Buy

Organic Cotton Maxi Pads


How She Discovered It: "I went to Amazon and typed in, 'organic cotton maxi pads,' and voila."

Why It's A Hidden Gem: "I wanted organic cotton pads that don't have any scent or extra chemicals. I also think they're more comfortable than that sort of plastic-y texture that can give me a rash and just be plain gross. These are 100% organic, USDA-certified, non-GMO, and made in the USA without the use of toxins, pesticides, or synthetic chemicals. Also, I know I am a grown woman and like, who gives an F, but there is something appealing about getting a package of maxi pads delivered discreetly to your door than carrying it home in a flimsy see-through bag. Now that I know I like these, I ordered an economy pack so I don't have to worry about it for a while."
Rael Certified Organic Cotton Ultra Thin Pads with Wings (28, $12.99 Buy

Over-The-Shoulder Loose Knit Sweater


How She Discovered It: "I was looking for off-the-shoulder sweaters and came across it after an extensive search on Amazon." 

Why It's A Hidden Gem: "It is so incredibly soft, and can be worn a couple of different ways depending on how much shoulder you want to expose. It's warm enough for winter, but lightweight enough for spring and fall. Plus, I get TONS of compliments every time I wear it and people are shocked when I tell them it's from Amazon!"
Exlura Off-The-Shoulder Loose Knit Sweater, $29.99 $21.99 Buy

HDTV Digital Antenna


How She Discovered It: 
"Many of my millennial friends have been looking for ways to 'cut the cord' when it comes to cable. I was researching all different streaming services for live streaming cable channels. When adding up the costs plus the internet, we were coming out only a few dollars cheaper than having an actual cable box. The best thing I found was the HDTV Antenna. My dad had one in his garage and said he gets upwards of 60 channels. When I was looking on Amazon, this one had some of the best reviews and I purchased on a lightning deal for $21!" 

Why It's A Hidden Gem: "We get 70 channels with this antenna. And all the channels are 4k quality clear. We really only wanted the major networks to be able to keep up with news and sports. I think most people still think antenna equals big ugly bunny ears on the top of your tv. This antenna is paper-thin, and we hung it up right behind our TV so you can't even see it.
The other reason I think this is a special hidden gem is it's a one time purchase of $21 and we get more channels then we need, compared to paying $40+ per/mo for streaming. I believe if more people know about these new high tech antennas they would be saving a ton of money every month!"
HDS HDTV Digital Antenna 4K 1080p, $26.90 Buy

Electric Candle Lighter


How She Discovered It: "Through Instagram."

Why It's A Hidden Gem: "Finally found a lighter that won't run out of fuel AND won't burn my fingers when I'm trying to spark up a burnt down candlewick."
haino Rechargeable Electric Arc Lighter, $29.99 $9.99 Buy

Reusable Makeup Remover Cloths


How She Discovered It: "A beauty shopping roundup."

Why It's A Hidden Gem: "Saves me so much money, I don't need to use disposable wipes anymore which have chemicals — and these are chemical-free! I just add water and then with a swift buff all my makeup comes off (including waterproof mascara). I've already bought this four times!"
Miracle Miracle Face Erase Makeup Remover Cloths (2 Pack), $11.97 Buy

Adult Drinking Card Game


How She Discovered It: "After it went viral on Twitter."

Why It's A Hidden Gem: "It's HILLARIOUS... and gets you drunk!"
These Cards Will Get You Drunk These Cards Will Get You Drunk - Adult Card Game, $15.99 Buy

Makeup Sponge Blender Set 


How She Discovered It: "I was looking for an alternative to the Beauty Blender, and these were highly reviewed and so cheap, I just had to try them."

Why It's A Hidden Gem: "Under $2 a sponge vs $20 for the beauty blender and I like it better! I went back to the beauty blender for a day when I ran out of these sponges and I didn’t like it anymore! I’m never spending $20 on a sponge again!"
Getter Makeup Sponge Blender Set (7), $20.00 $10.99 Buy

No Sebum Mineral Powder


How She Discovered It: "I read about it on a website about products that help with oily skin."

Why It's A Hidden Gem: "It's one of the best products I have ever used. I've struggled with acne since I was 12. Now that I'm older, I've been trying to find products to help control it and the oiliness. I use acne medication, a good moisturizer, and then this on top. It keeps my skin so soft and helps with the oil perfectly. I can't recommend it enough!"
Innisfree No Sebum Mineral Powder, $10.87 $5.33 Buy

All-Day Liquid Eyeliner


How She Discovered It: "Before I started working in beauty, I heavily researched every makeup purchase I made, whether I was shopping at the drugstore or Sephora. This Maybelline liquid eyeliner pen was one of my earlier purchases, but years later, I keep coming back to it because it's just that good. Plus, if I ever forgot to pack my eyeliner when traveling, I'll always know it's a solid pick for an emergency shopping trip."

Why It's A Hidden Gem: "It can be intimidating at first, but once you get the hang of it, a felt-tip liquid eyeliner is like the little black dress of beauty products. It makes a chic, clean statement worn by itself, but also compliments virtually any eyeshadow look you're going for. And as the name aptly points out, the tip is super precise, which allows me to create a barely-there wing or go more dramatic with the shape. In other words, it's the perfect drugstore liquid eyeliner."
Maybelline Eyestudio Master Precise All Day Liquid Eyeliner, $6.64 Buy

Diamond Wedding Ring


How She Discovered It: "So this is a similar style ring - I can't find my exact ring. But, it was given to me on Christmas eve when I got engaged :) My main stone is 1.6 ctw "very good" quality diamond and I think was around 4k he never told me the exact amount."

Why It's A Hidden Gem: "My husband and I both really enjoy deal shopping — it's one of our pastimes haha so he knew I'd have no issues with him getting a great deal on my ring — I just wanted to be married! It's an antique-style setting and really fits my style so I immediately fell in love with it. Once we got it appraised it was valued at a lot more than he paid — like 7k more! It came with an appraisal certificate that was already more than he paid but we took it to a reputable jeweler who went NUTS for it and appraised it even higher. Jewelers especially often ask me if its a family heirloom because they say it's beautifully crafted. I love it so much i choose to wear it on my right hand because I don't want a band taking any attention away from the details on the sides."
Houston Diamond District Princess Cut 14K White Gold Prong-Set Diamond Ring, $1483.00 Buy

Avarelle Acne Absorbing Cover Patch


How She Discovered It: "Surfing Amazon's indie-beauty scene."

Why It's A Hidden Gem: "As one reviewer said it best, these little patches are 'miracle workers.' Coming from someone with sensitive skin prone to additional flareups from using harsher acne-related formulas, this absolute hidden gem of a product caused no irritation whatsoever and actually soothed my skin while clearing up my blemish overnight. I'm a believer."
Avarelle Acne Absorbing Cover Patch (40-Pack), $8.50 $5.95 Buy

Soy-Wax Candle Giftset


How She Discovered It: "Searching for housewarming gift ideas."

Why It's A Hidden Gem: "Easy housewarming gift for someone living with roommates! It's practical, makes the house smell nice, and no one has to claim direct ownership of it."
YINUO LIGHT Scented Candle Gift Set, 100% Natural Soy Wax, $14.96 Buy

Terra Ties Biodegradable Hair Elastics


How She Discovered It: "Heard about them from a friend who works in beauty!"

Why It's A Hidden Gem: "As someone who is constantly losing hair ties — seriously, where do they go?! — the thought of them collecting dust somewhere keeps me up at night. Enter: Terra Ties. They look and feel just like the drugstore black elastics you know, love, and seriously can’t keep misplacing, but are made of an entirely biodegradable blend of organic cotton and natural rubber. Even better, they don’t leave weird bends or creases in your hair, and the paperboard they arrive packaged in is also compostable. Freaking. Genius."
Terra Ties Biodegradable Elastic Hair Ties (27-Pack), $14.95 Buy

Blonde & Silver Shampoo


How She Discovered It: "My old deskmate told me about it and no other toning product compares."

Why It's A Hidden Gem: "It is SO cheap and it lasts so long and it works so well. I tried to find it in a beauty supply store and couldn't even find it, way to go Amazon you've got me. It works so well and I tell every blonde to use it."
Clairol Shimmer Lights Original Shampoo Blonde & Silver 8 oz., $9.29 Buy

100% Bamboo Shelf


How She Discovered It: "I was searching for furniture that would help maximize the space in my tiny (and I mean really tiny) room in NYC."

Why It's A Hidden Gem: "I had a really odd indent in my room that created an extra 14 x 14 corner (if that makes sense) and I wanted to make the most of it! I couldn't find anything that was the correct dimensions and basically scoured all over until I found this standing storage rack. I know it says it's a bathroom rack but I think it looks pretty cute in a bedroom AND it was extremely easy to put together."
SONGMICS 100% Bamboo 4-Tier Shelf, $42.99 Buy

45-Pack Of Assorted Velvet Scrunchies


How She Discovered It: "My heart skipped a beat when I came across this scrunchie gold mine on 'Recommended For You' page. (What can I say? Amazon knows me very well.)"

Why It's A Hidden Gem: "Not only do you now have a scrunchie for every outfit, you can theoretically go a full month (plus about an extra week) without repeating a. single. one. Plus, at $14, each one comes out to less than 50 cents each. (!!)"
Chloven Velvet Hair Scrunchies (45-Pc Set), $8.99 Buy

Mini Desk Humidifier


How She Discovered It: "Searching for something to turn my barren winter desk space into a moisture-rich oasis."

Why It's A Hidden Gem: "Not only does this mini-size humidifier keep my workspace and my face feeling hydrated throughout the day, but its succulent-shape also adds a touch of greenery that I can't kill."
Aoloda Cool-Mist Portable Mini Cactus Humidifier, $14.89 Buy

Reusable Bamboo Cotton Pads


How She Discovered It: "I was looking for reusable pads that I could swap out my cotton rounds with (I'm very picky about cotton rounds — the ones I got from the drugstore always left random strands of cotton on my face!) So I googled and found these. At first, I ended up with ones that were nursing pads, but these are smaller and softer, IMO. "

Why It's A Hidden Gem: "I use these every day — sometimes two! They're great for taking off makeup with makeup remover, a quick cleanse with micellar water, or applying toner. I just toss them in a delicates bag and wash them with the rest of my laundry."
Wegreeco Reusable Bamboo Makeup Remover Pads, $11.99 Buy

Cable-Twist Boyfriend Cardigan


How She Discovered It: "Cruising the web for an under-$50, top-rated slouchy sweater I could wear with and layer over just about anything."

Why It's A Hidden Gem: "The quality of this sweater is surprisingly high for the low price. Plus, it feels more unique than picking up this season's version from Zara or H&M along with everyone else. It's kinda like my grandma made it or my mom wore...but chic."
futurino Cable-Twist Long Boyfriend Cardigan, $25.99 Buy

Ruffled Swing Dress


How She Discovered It: "My secret vice: the #founditonamazon hashtag."

Why It's A Hidden Gem: "It’s the perfect transitional dress, and obviously meant to be worn solo during the warmer months. When the temperature starts to drop, I’ll layer it over a turtleneck and jeans — the print isn’t too summery, so it won’t look out of season."
Mitilly Ruffled Swing Dress, $24.99 Buy

Natural Nutrient Boost Eye Serum


How She Discovered It: "Instagrammers."

Why It's A Hidden Gem: "Their Restore Eye Serum is the best eye product I've tried because it doesn't clump into white spots on my skin, unlike others."
akar skin Natural Nutrient Boost Eye Serum, $85.00 Buy

Hoxis Pu Leather Tote


How She Discovered It: "Through R29's Instagram-like handbag story!"

Why It's A Hidden Gem: "I feel like the best Amazon finds are pieces that don't try and do too much, and this minimalist tote is a perfect example of that. I get so many compliments on how elegant it looks and no one can ever believe it's a faux leather bag that I snagged for under $20."
Hoxis Soft Pu Leather Small Tote, $17.90 Buy

Perfume Bottle Shaped AirPods Case


How She Discovered It: "Looking for something to differentiate my air-pods from everyone else."

Why It's A Hidden Gem: "Cute and special design for an affordable price."
UR Sunshine Perfume Bottle Shape AirPods Case, $9.99 Buy

Volume & Curl Super Waterproof Mascara


How She Discovered It: "Japanese makeup and skincare top 10 lists on a whole bunch of different makeup blogs I follow all gave this particular brand glowing reviews, so I had to check it out."

Why It's A Hidden Gem: "I have a fraught history with mascara, especially waterproof formulas. Drugstore mascara wands get gunky really fast and don't give me an even application. Higher-end brands aren't much better, plus they're exorbitantly expensive. Mascara removal sucks too. Those Almay pads people swear by? That Lancome formula? They're both oily as hell and I end up having to rub pretty hard to get my eye makeup off. BUT! This Heroine Make stuff? It comes off with a swipe of Pond's and lasts all day. The price is right, too. Bless up."
Heroine Make Volume & Curl Super Waterproof Mascara, $11.26 $10.48 Buy

Sheer Soft Cup Bra


How She Discovered It: "I took a punt one day cause I was Googling mesh bras and stumbled upon this one — I am never not wearing this bra."

Why It's A Hidden Gem: "It is literally the best bra known to man, super cheap and the best material ever."
Gossard Glossies Sheer Bra, $40.47 Buy

Scalp Massager & Exfoliating Brush


How She Discovered It: "On one of my late-night Amazon rabbit holes."

Why It's A Hidden Gem: "I was looking for a dandruff solution when I came upon this gem. All the other options seemed to only work for a couple of weeks before the silicon brushes would break, so I took a chance on this brush and it’s completely changed my life! Every time I wash my hair and use this brush my scalp feels so clean, and it does a better job than my fingers ever will, plus it’s helped remove my dandruff almost to nothing. I truly appreciate this product."
Zyllion Scalp Massager Dandruff Brush, $5.95 Buy

Storage Coffee Table


How She Discovered It: "I was looking for coffee tables."

Why It's A Hidden Gem: "It holds a lot of stuff which is really useful in my tiny apartment. I can store things in it for my living room where I am lacking storage. It is also very clean and neat looking. The style goes perfectly with my West Elm couch and looks much higher-end than it is. "
Versanora Dawson Coffee Table, $160.01 Buy

Ionic Hair Straightener Brush


How She Discovered It: "Prime Day Lightning Deal."

Why It's A Hidden Gem: "I bought this because I recently went up to a coworker and asked what the occasion for her blowout was. She then told me she just quickly used a heated brush that morning. Her hair looked amazing so I took advantage of Prime Day and bought this one. I am truly shocked by how well it works. I now use it almost every morning instead of a regular brush and it makes me just look that much more put together!"
GLAMFIELDS Ionic Hair Straightener Brush, $39.99 Buy

Ceramic Lip Ashtray


How She Discovered It: "Last year, I started noticing funky, sculptural ashtrays seemed to suddenly be everywhere (thanks legalization!) and I wanted to buy one. I have a weird obsession with lip motifs and saw something similar to this somewhere else, but for much more money. I searched around and couldn't believe how inexpensive this one was. It looks very high-quality IRL!"

Why It's A Hidden Gem: "It definitely adds a little extra oomph to my coffee table. Even if you don't smoke, it's perfect for storing jewelry or other odds and ends in, and it's a great conversation piece."
Loghot Ceramic Lip Ashtray, $8.98 Buy

Pearl Hairclips


How She Discovered It: "I was searching for cute, cheap hair clips after seeing an influencer wearing them."

Why It's A Hidden Gem: "Hair clips are all over Instagram right now and these are the perfect detail to get the look for an affordable price."
Messen Decorative Artificial Pearl Barrettes (Set of 3), $6.99 Buy

Ice Roller


How She Discovered It: "The girls in my office found these for a Palm Springs' bachelorette weekend to use as hangover remedies."

Why It's A Hidden Gem: "They loved them so much that we ended up stocking them in our office freezer for 3 p.m. pick me ups and early morning meetings! A game changer in 45 seconds — also helpful for feeling refreshed if you have to head straight from the office to after-work plans."
esarora Ice Roller, $15.99 Buy

Cotton Ruffle Socks


How She Discovered It: "I was browsing for interesting socks, like always! And I am always on the hunt for high-cotton blends that don't feel cheapy."

Why It's A Hidden Gem: "I mostly wear loafers and oxfords, which I love pairing with skirts or cropped pants and kooky socks or colorful socks, and this six-pack of cute ankle socks was a no-brainer!"
MCool Mary Ankle Ruffle Socks (6 Pack), $13.99 Buy

100% Pure Hyaluronic Acid


How She Discovered It: "Searching on Amazon."

Why It's A Hidden Gem: "I add three drops of this to my expensive serums and creams and it extends the life and adds moisture. It lasts forever and is inexpensive. Game changer!"
Watts 100% Pure Hyaluronic Acid, $10.99 Buy

Over-The-Knee Boots


How She Discovered It: "I ordered these boots myself after watching a few YouTube video reviews. I will scour the internet for hours watching video reviews. These boots received nothing but great product reviews and recommendations."

Why It's A Hidden Gem: "I’m a personal style consultant. I had a client that wanted my recommendations for Black OTK boots that were comfortable, stylish and wouldn’t break the bank. These boots are spot-on and a dupe for any luxury designer OTK boot."
N.N.G Over-The-Knee Suede Square-Heel Boots, $39.99 Buy

Cute Portable Mini Vacuum


How She Discovered It: "I discovered it in the Shuk while I was living in Tel Aviv. When I moved to NY I needed one for my new apartment so I searched on Amazon and voila! Now every person who comes to our apartment asks where it's from and we give them out as gifts. We probably have at least 5 of them stocked in our closet right now."

Why It's A Hidden Gem: "It's just so useful! We keep it on our coffee table and use it at least once a night after we eat by the tv or have company over."
RONGT RONGT Mini Cute Table Dust Vacuum Cleaner , $4.99 Buy

Face-Mask Collection


How She Discovered It: "Browsing around!"

Why It's A Hidden Gem: "Less than 2 dollars per sheet mask. Plus they feel amazing after putting them in the fridge for a couple of minutes."
Dermal Collagen Essence Facial Sheet Masks (24 Combo Pack), $23.99 $13.99 Buy

One-Shoulder Gown


How She Discovered It: "I was going to a black-tie wedding and didn't want to spend a lot of money on a dress, and I had an Amazon gift card so...I googled formal dresses on Amazon and found one with rave reviews. A lot of girls mentioned using it as a bridesmaid dress!"

Why It's A Hidden Gem: "I only paid $50 for it, I got a lot of compliments on it, AND have turned multiple people onto the same dress — so a lot of my friends own it as well."
Ever Pretty One-Shoulder Evening Dress, $89.99 $49.99 Buy

Double-Sided Tape


How She Discovered It: "Years ago when I was a fashion assistant, the stylist I was assisting used it on a photoshoot to keep shirts and makeshift hems in place."

Why It's A Hidden Gem: "This wig tape is cheaper, stronger, and more reliable than the traditional 'fashion tape.' Works like a charm to make sure blouses don't gape and garments stay in the right place when there's lots of movement on-set. It's great for swim shoots too. It's one of my many secret weapons I keep stocked in my styling kit."
No Shine Bonding Double Sided Tape Strips (36 Pieces Per Bag), $23.99 Buy

Facial Cleansing Oil


How She Discovered It: "Got deep into the cleansing oil craze and went down an Amazon Prime rabbit hole to find the best buy."

Why It's A Hidden Gem: "This stuff is seriously just as good if not better than the Josie Maran one. It's bigger, less expensive, and I can order it to my doorstep next-day with Prime. My skin has never looked better and it's such a nourishing replacement for the harsher foaming washes I was using before that would dry out and irritate my skin."
DHC Deep Cleansing Oil, $35.00 Buy

Cooling Under-Eye Masks


How She Discovered It: "Searching for allergy season essentials."

Why It's A Hidden Gem: "These cooling gel strips are honestly my spring through summer lifesavers when allergy season kicks in and my under-eyes start looking like something out of a zombie movie."
Skyn Iceland Hydro Cool Firming Eye Gels, 8 count, $32.00 $25.60 Buy
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