These 30 Amazing Items on Amazon Have Gotten Thousands of 4+ Star Reviews

These 30 Amazing Items on Amazon Have Gotten Thousands of 4+ Star Reviews
Hate shopping? These highly rated products have been vetted by an astonishing number of people.

Whether you’re looking to find a certain item for yourself or just want a great, non-obvious gift idea for someone else, shopping — even in the age of the Internet — can be a frustrating proposition. With so many stores, advertisements and countless iterations of popular products, it’s difficult to know where to find the best, proven functional items.

Well, hunt no further. We did the work for you, compiling a list of essentials which will fit into, elevate, and maybe even revolutionize your day-to-day life.

The best part? All of these items have at least 1000 reviews with an average rating of at least 4 stars on Amazon. Translation: they’ve been thoroughly vetted by a huge cross-section of your fellow consumers. So you can shop with confidence!

(And if you’re shopping for a gift, remember that it’s still the thought that counts and nothing says “thoughtful” quite like “this gift was verified by hundreds of other people”.)

ROQ Silicone Wedding Ring for Men, 4 Packs & Singles Silicone Rubber Wedding Bands - Step Edge Sleek Design - Metallic, Black and Camo Colors

ROQ Silicone Wedding Ring for Men

4.5 stars – 2,490 customer reviews

If you’re married and have an outdoorsy, hands-on job or hobby, that you don’t want to risk losing your wedding band over or can’t risk having metal on your hand, you need a silicone wedding ring to swap in.

Lock Laces

Lock Laces (elastic no tie shoelaces)

4.5 stars – 13,023 customer reviews

Tighten up your shoelaces with one hand, in less than a second. I kinda feel like these should be the standard for all shoes, this far into the 21st century. Primer’s editor and founder Andrew Snavely used them for years and loved them.

Joopin Semi Rimless Polarized Sunglasses Women Men Retro Brand Sun Glasses

Joopin Semi Rimless Polarized Sunglasses

4.5 stars – 4,789 customer reviews

A classic style that can work with almost any look, available in multiple colors, and manages to remain affordable without sacrificing quality? The future is bright.

Under Armour Men's Tech Short Sleeve T-Shirt

Under Armour Men's Tech Short Sleeve T-Shirt

4.5 stars – 3,411 customer reviews

By combining the comfort of a natural cotton shirt with modern synthetic technology to battle sweat and odor, this shirt is a staple that can elevate your workout game – for less than the cost of most athletic wear.

Timex Unisex Weekender 38mm Watch

Timex Weekender 38mm Watch

4.5 stars – 6,875 customer reviews

A vintage, military-inspired look redefined for the modern age.

BARTON Watch Bands - Choice of Color, Length & Width (18mm, 20mm, 22mm or 24mm) - Ballistic Nylon Straps

BARTON Watch Band

4.5 stars – 1,910 customer reviews

A great way to upgrade an old watch (as outlined in our Life Hacks article) or to provide you with multiple color options when it comes to coordinating your timepiece with any given outfit. Hey, you could even use them on your new Timex Weekender.

Amazon Essentials Men’s 2-Pack Loose-Fit Performance Shorts

Amazon Essentials Men’s 2-Pack Loose-Fit Performance Shorts

4 stars – 2,181 customer reviews

The perfect shorts for working out, handling chores around the house, or just lounging. Plus, they come with a handy backup pair!

Under Armour Men's Raid 10-Inch Shorts

Under Armour Men's Raid 10-inch Shorts

4.5 stars – 2,052 customer reviews

Lightweight, odor-fighting, moisture-wicking 4-way stretch shorts with built-in sun protection? Why don’t all of us already own these?

adidas Men's Sport Performance Climalite Boxer Brief Underwear (2 Pack)

Adidas Men's Sport Performance Boxer Brief

4.5 stars – 2,332 customer reviews

Keep dry and cool down there when staying active (your thighs will thank you).

Lodge Cast Iron 12-Inch Skillet, Pre-Seasoned Skillet for Stovetop, Oven, or Camp Cooking

Lodge Cast Iron 12-Inch Skillet

4.5 stars -15,607 customer reviews

One of the most versatile and durable pieces of kitchenware you’ll ever own (and it’s invaluable on camping trips, if you’re into that). Cast iron skillets can literally last generations if cared for. And if they’re not? You can refurbish them, even decades later.

Housewares Solutions Froz Ice Ball Maker – Novelty Food-Grade Silicone Ice Mold Tray with 4 X 4.5cm Ball Capacity

Froz Ice Ball Maker

4 stars – 3,292 customer reviews

Fun fact: spheres of ice melt more slowly than cubes of ice. So keep your drinks from getting quickly diluted and invest in these molds.

Utopia Kitchen Knife Set with Block Cooking Knife Set - 12 Pieces Stainless Steel Knives with an Acrylic Stand

Utopia Kitchen Knife Set with Block Cooking Knife Set

4.5 stars – 3,115 customer reviews

Get rid of that mismatched set of random blades and streamline every part of your cooking routine by adding this renowned collection of solid steel, rust-resistant knives.

Ninja Mega Kitchen System (BL770) Blender/Food Processor with 1500W Auto-iQ Base, 72oz Pitcher, 64oz Processor Bowl, (4) 16oz Cup for Smoothies, Dough

Ninja Mega Kitchen System Blender/Food Processor

4.5 stars – 1,845 customer reviews

When it comes to workhorse kitchen appliances, you don’t want to gamble on a cheap product from a no-name brand. Trust in Ninja.

Quility Premium Adult Weighted Blanket & Removable Cover | 20 lbs | 60"x80" | for Individual Between 190-240 lbs | Full Size Bed | Premium Glass Beads | Cotton/Minky | Grey/Navy Blue

Quility Premium Adult Weighted Blanket & Removable Cover

5 stars – 8,434 customer reviews

Weighted blankets are a simple way to reduce anxiety and help you achieve restful sleep. (And the removable cover eliminates the added anxiety of throwing a 20-pound blanket into the wash.) Andrew picked one up earlier this year and loves it, sleeping with it every night.

Wyze Cam 1080p HD Indoor Wireless Smart Home Camera with Night Vision, 2-Way Audio, Person Detection, Works with Alexa & the Google Assistant

Wyze Cam 1080p HD Indoor Wireless Smart Home Camera with Night Vision

4.5 stars – 9,830 customer reviews

Ensure your house is secure when you’re out of town or just keep a high-definition eye trained on your dog, cat, or elderly relative during the day, all directly from your smartphone.

DOSS SoundBox Bluetooth Speaker, Portable Wireless Bluetooth 4.0 Touch Speakers with 12W HD Sound and Bold Bass, Handsfree, 12H Playtime for Phone, Tablet, TV, Gift Ideas[White]

DOSS SoundBox Bluetooth Speaker

4.5 stars – 13,456 customer reviews

Terrific sound, terrific battery life, and modern design — what more could you want from a wireless speaker?

AKASO EK7000 4K WiFi Sports Action Camera Ultra HD Waterproof DV Camcorder 12MP 170 Degree Wide Angle

AKASO 4K WiFi Sports Action Camera

4.5 stars – 9,398 customer reviews

While GoPro is the big name in the action sports camera game, they also come with the price of being #1. If you’re looking for something cheaper to capture vacations or hikes — trust the 9300 reviews and the 4.3 star rating earned by this compact, tough camcorder.

Fujifilm Instax Mini 9 Instant Camera, Cobalt Blue

Fujifilm Instax Mini 9 Instant Camera

4 stars – 3,637 customer reviews

Start commemorating special events and trips with instant, pocket-sized prints. The 80s and 90s are already back in style so, why not?

NutriBullet NBR-1201 12-Piece High-Speed Blender/Mixer System, Gray (600 Watts)

NutriBullet 12-Piece High-Speed Blender

4 stars – 9,032 customer reviews

The most efficient way to make those power smoothies or those cheat day milkshakes (no judgment).

Make Your Bed: Little Things That Can Change Your Life...And Maybe the World Hardcover – April 4, 2017

Make Your Bed: Little Things That Can Change Your Life…And Maybe the World

4.5 stars – 2,655 customer reviews

Written by former Navy seal and retired Navy Admiral William H. McRaven, this is an excellent, insightful book for anyone’s nightstand (whether they already make their bed or not).

The Subtle Art of Not Giving a F*ck: A Counterintuitive Approach to Living a Good Life Hardcover – September 13, 2016

The Subtle Art of Not Giving a F*ck: A Counterintuitive Approach to Living a Good Life

4.5 stars – 5,579 customer reviews

A funny, modern self-help book for people who are not into self-help books.

The 5 Love Languages: The Secret to Love that Lasts Paperback – January 1, 2015

The 5 Love Languages: The Secret to Love that Lasts

5 stars – 12,968 customer reviews

If you want a quick, accessible way to begin to understand what you contribute and take away from all of the relationships in your life, look no further.

Exploding Kittens Card Game

Exploding Kittens Card Game

4.5 stars – 12,866 customer reviews

A mixture of Russian Roulette, Uno, and Hot Potato (except with explosions and kittens), this simple, fast, tense, hilariously absurd game is great for parties, friends, and family alike.

Lamicall Cell Phone Stand, Phone Dock: Cradle, Holder, Stand Compatible with Switch, All Android Smartphone, Phone XS Max XR 6 6s 7 8 X Plus 5 5s 5c Charging, Accessories Desk - Black

Lamicall Cell Phone Dock

5 stars – 11,450 customer reviews

A simple, stylish, reliable design which can improve your phone habits at work, at home, and everywhere in between.

Undated Planner by Panda Planner | Day Planner Notebook | Leather Daily Planners and Organizers | Undated Weekly Planner Book | 5 by 8 Planner A5 Recyclable Paper (Black)

Undated Planner by Panda Planner

4.5 stars – 4,261 customer reviews

While digital calendars are invaluable, sometimes you just need a physical planner. And this one boasts unique features designed to keep you focused, confident, and ambitious.

ArtNaturals Aromatherapy Essential Oil Set - (16 x 10ml Bottles) - 100% Pure of the Highest Therapeutic Grade Quality - Premium Gift Set – Lavender, Peppermint, Tea Tree, Eucalyptus

ArtNaturals Aromatherapy Essential Oil Set

4.5 stars – 2,802 customer reviews

Sprays last minutes. Candles longer, but they’re expensive and involve fire. Using essential oils and a diffuser can give you 6-10 hours of aromatherapy to cover up the kitchen trash you’ll get to eventually.

Snuggle-Pedic Ultra-Luxury Bamboo Shredded Memory Foam Pillow Combination With Adjustable Fit and Zipper Removable Kool-Flow Breathable Cooling Hypoallergenic Pillow Cover (Standard)

Snuggle-Pedic Ultra-Luxury Bamboo Shredded Memory Foam Pillow

4.5 stars – 4,707 customer reviews

Ensure your sleep routine keeps your neck supported, your face cool, and your allergies calm.

Rainleaf Microfiber Towel Perfect Sports & Travel &Beach Towel. Fast Drying - Super Absorbent - Ultra Compact. Suitable for Camping, Gym, Beach, Swimming, Backpacking.

Rainleaf Microfiber Towel

4.5 stars – 2,066 customer reviews

If you haven’t been wiping down gym equipment after use, we won’t tell anyone but please change that with this towel.

Echo Dot (3rd Gen) - Smart speaker with Alexa - Charcoal

Echo Dot (3rd Gen) – Smart speaker with Alexa

4.5 stars – 46,039 customer reviews

Instantly add an inconspicuous smart speaker to any room with a product that boats a 4.6 star rating after a boggling 44,000+ reviews. Your music collection, TV, and guests will thank you.

Justin Brown is an artist and writer living in Virginia. He channels most of his enthusiasm into making things for his online art shop, Artness! by Justin Brown. You can keep up to date with him, his worldly adventures, and his dogs by following him on Instagram and on Facebook