We recognize a great gift when we see one, and apparently so do our readers. Each month, we list the most purchased Amazon products by our readers. Whether it’s Swedish dishcloths or neck pillows, these are the Amazon products they just couldn’t stop buying in 2022 and apparently can’t live without. And if you look at this list, you’ll find that all of our readers’ favorite Amazon products would make fantastic gift ideas, too.
From alarm clocks to travel must-haves, check out the products our readers can’t get enough of that also make great gifts. Check out our picks for the best gift ideas for men, gift ideas for women, Amazon gifts, Nordstrom gifts, and ultra-practical gifts too.
Gifts for the home
We love using biodegradable Swedish dishcloths for everything from scrubbing the dishes to wiping up food spills. Grab them when you reach for a paper towel and just run them through the wash when you’re done.
Prepare breakfast for the whole family with Dash’s best-selling gadget that lets you boil, steam or poach up to six eggs at once.
Dryer balls provide better airflow to reduce drying time, reduce static and keep creases at bay. These from Whitmor also have soft spikes to gently fluff and soften the fabric. (Check out more must-have laundry products under $20 here.)
These soft, moisture-wicking sheets are made from an ultra-fine microfiber blend that’s ideal for hot sleepers.
Jall’s alarm clock has more than 33,000 5-star ratings and also earned the top spot in our extensive alarm clock tests. That’s because it has everything a great alarm clock should have: reliable sound, easy setup and a sleek design that looks good on your bedside table.
Keep your car or desk crumb-free with this reusable gel, designed to trap dirt from cup holders, keyboards, TV remotes and other hole-filled areas.
You can’t beat Black+Decker’s Dustbuster for quick cleanups. Our tester found it the easiest handheld vacuum to use, charge and empty, also praising the Dustbuster’s large capacity and versatile built-in attachments.
Tidy up your closet or garage with Holikme’s wall organizer, featuring four spring-loaded slots for mops, brooms and rakes. The hanger can hold up to 40 pounds and also includes hooks for brushes, cleaning cloths and so on. (Want more ways to bring order to your home? We’ve got you.)
Thoroughly clean tiles, countertops and more with these nylon brush heads, which connect directly to your favorite cordless drill for intense scrubbing power. Don’t worry about scratches; the nylon bristles are safe for the vast majority of kitchen and bathroom surfaces, including porcelain and fiberglass.
Stay on top of cold and flu season with iHealth’s digital thermometer. iHealth’s thermometers proved easy to use and delivered consistent temperature readings during our internal testing.
Anker makes some of the best portable chargers out there. The 313 (aka PowerCore Slim 10,000) is extremely lightweight yet powerful, with enough power to charge most iPhones twice.
Apple’s power adapter is a must-have for fast charging your new iPhone. It took just 90 minutes to get an iPhone 13 up to 99% in our testing.
With three USB-A ports and power outlets in a single, compact cube, Anker’s power “strip” is perfect for keeping all your devices charged on the go (or just tidying up your desk).
Beauty and health gifts
Trade in your dingy loofah for Goshi’s best-selling shower towel, which features a contrasting weave that gently exfoliates skin as you lather
Hydroxyapatite is a dentist-approved fluoride alternative that helps remineralize teeth and strengthen enamel. It’s the main ingredient of Davids toothpaste, which also comes with a handy metal tube wrench to help you squeeze out every drop of product.
This set promises a fuller pout in two steps. Use the moisturizing mask at night to soothe and hydrate your lips, then top them with the tingling, ginger-infused gloss the next day.
Readers continue to love this handy mini razor, which comes with its own case and is the ideal size for any kind of travel.
Bug Bite Thing works by sucking the venom out of bug bites and stopping the itching. It sounds too good to be true, but it provided much-needed mosquito season relief during our testing.
This adjustable holder attaches directly to your tray, so you can view all your downloads without having to hold your phone for hours on end. You can also clip it to car seats or shopping carts to keep the kids entertained on the go. See more of our favorite in-flight products here.
This high-quality passport holder is available in 30 colors and has a clear slot to keep your vaccination card safe.
Combining soft comfort with firm support, our favorite travel pillow promises to make your next red-eye that much more bearable.
Perfect for hiking, travel and travel bags, LifeStraw’s lightweight filter protects against 99.9% of bacteria, parasites and microplastics.
Make sure your pup always has water on hot days with this double bottle/bowl, which ingeniously reminds what your dog doesn’t immediately lap up. (See more of our favorite pet products here.)
Give your indoor cat some outdoor fun with this interactive butterfly toy. Made to constantly rotate and rotate 360 degrees, this toy gives your feline friend something to chase and play with when you’re not around.
This soft and sweet cuddly toy is perfect for smaller dogs that need a play and cuddle buddy.