The 11 Best-Selling Personal Care Items That You Should Definitely Add to Your Toiletry Bag, According to Reviews
When we think of self-care, we often imagine that it has to be expensive and time-consuming. But in reality, it can be whatever you want it to be — a nice, warm bubble bath, a simple foot massage, or even just dedicating some extra time to taking care of your teeth. Whether you’re aiming for a professional spa experience at home or you’re just looking for a quick way to pamper yourself, there are dozens of easy-to-use, affordable options out there. So let’s take a look at some of the most popular personal care products that Amazon has to offer.
1. Get ready for a long-awaited good night’s sleep and a much-needed rest for your teeth. If you are in the habit of grinding your teeth in your sleep, you’ll appreciate these comfortable yet effective dental guards. Their design works both for upper and lower teeth, and it provides protection against both grinding and clenching.
Each guard can be used up to 3 nights in a row. They are individually packaged and ready to use, with no boiling, cutting, or molding needed. Of course, don’t forget to check the description in detail and to make sure there is no risk for you to wear these.
- I grind my teeth at night, and I mean grind them badly. My wife says the noise of the grinding wakes her up in the middle of the night, and in the morning my mouth tastes like teeth. I have tried to use the typical mouth guards that you boil and bite to mold, but I thought it was a project to get done and never felt like they fit correctly. Also, I felt like the ones that completely cover the teeth may promote bacterial growth overnight (I am paranoid as I am cavity prone). I saw these, and they appeared so simple, I just needed to try them. I loved the idea of a guard that is replaced every few days, and one that doesn’t completely encapsulate the teeth. These seemed too simple to use, but they do work. You can put the “ring” portion on the upper or lower lip and the front teeth and lip keep it in place, and subsequently, it keeps the bite plates right where it needs to be to protect the teeth from grinding. I am very happy with this purchase and will continue to use them in the future.
Robert B. / Amazon
Buy the dental guard HERE
2. Winter is coming, but that’s not an excuse to leave your feet unkempt and hidden under layers of thick winter socks. This electric foot file will make your job a lot easier, and you may even start enjoying those foot care sessions.
If you are tired of expensive salon appointments, you should consider treating your feet with this neat little tool that effortlessly yet effectively provides professional procedures anytime, anywhere. The electric foot file comes with 3 types of chargeable rollers to suit your needs: a fine roller, a regular roller for thicker layers of dead skin, and a coarse roller for cracked heels and thick layers of skin.
- I don’t understand why I didn’t purchase this gadget earlier.
I absolutely love how small & powerful this gadget is. It doesn’t take up much space & you can even take it on holiday with you because once charged the battery life is quite long.
Removed all my dead skin in 10 minutes and left my feet looking like I just left the salon (not my bathroom). I can definitely recommend this item to everyone.
Sara / Amazon
Buy the electric foot file HERE
3. A Waterpik or water flosser is an irreplaceable tool for cleaning hard-to-reach places between and around the teeth. This travel water flosser features a convenient, collapsible design to store the nozzle and fit into a small drawer or cabinet at home or in your luggage for use while traveling.
In addition to the super-convenient design, this water flosser is equipped with a sophisticated pressure control system with 8 intensities, so you can easily adjust it to your ideal comfort level. Plus, the set also contains 4 different tips to suit the whole family, even the kids.
- I just got this water flosser and I already love it! It is beautiful, super easy to use, practical, and a great size for taking it anywhere. I just wish it would come with storage for the flow heads as my partner uses it too, and we are struggling with where to put them. There is a technique to using it so your walls, mirror, and floor don’t get all splashed, but that is quite normal with any water flosser.
Ambar / Amazon
Buy the Waterpik HERE
4. Reusable makeup remover pads will not only save you money, but are also environmentally friendly. These super-gentle pads are made of special natural bamboo fiber fabric and velvet cotton, and each cotton round is divided into 2 layers. Just add warm water or the micellar water of your choice to the pad and gently move the makeup pad in a circular motion to remove even waterproof mascara and heavy, oily makeup. Flip the pad over and keep rubbing gently until all of your makeup is removed.
These super-soft pads are ideal for dry, oily, and even sensitive skin. They leave your skin smooth, soft, clean, and fresh after each use. And you don’t even have to worry about keeping them clean and storing them, because the set also includes one laundry bag and one storage bag for your convenience.
- I’ve never used reusable ones before, and I thought I should probably start! I read the reviews and made the decision to purchase these. And I’m so glad I did! They are really soft, even on the side that isn’t velvety. My skin can be quite sensitive sometimes, especially around the eye area, and I’ve had no problems with these. I’ve even used them for removing makeup from the face of my 4-year-old after she “investigated” my makeup bag... They wash really well, and they come out just as soft and nice as they were before. Obviously, the colors aren’t as vibrant after a few washes, and unless you can be bothered to pre-treat with a stain remover, things like mascara and eyeliner will leave a stain. But aside from that, the product does what it says on the tin, and I am very pleased with my purchase.
Amazon Customer / Amazon
Buy the makeup remover pads HERE
5. The unique, multicolor design of this eyebrow grooming set makes it the perfect gift for anyone who is into keeping their eyebrows nice and neat. The set consists of 4 full-sized tweezers with different tips, eyebrow scissors, one eyebrow brush, and a stylish white leather pouch to keep everything in one place.
Thanks to its variety, which includes slant, pointed, flat, and pointed-slant tweezers, this professional grooming set can be used for more than just eyebrow styling. You can easily pluck odd stray hairs, apply false lashes, and remove ingrown hair or even splinters.
- Honestly, so beyond happy with this purchase. I always found plucking my eyebrows to be horrible. I’ve shelled out 20 quid for Tweezerman tweezers a couple of times and don’t think they were that great. I was using them and some mini tweezers that came with a Benefit product, but did not get good results with either. This set is, first of all, beautifully put together in a convenient pouch, but second of all works! I think it may all be down to the shape, but the pointed tip and slanted point tip picked up all those tiny hairs perfectly that I can usually never get. The spoolie is also great and feels very high quality. Buy this, you won’t regret it!
IC / Amazon
Buy the eyebrow grooming set HERE
6. If you’re after a compact skincare appliance that can provide professional spa-quality treatment, you should definitely check out this neat facial steamer. Soothing warm steam gently opens the pores on the face, nose, and the “T-Zone,” helping to remove dirt and oils, bacteria, and makeup residue. You can enjoy smooth, silky, and super-soft skin in the comfort of your home whenever you want.
Aside from beautification, this high-quality face spa can also be useful for de-congestion and easing other breathing issues. It comes with a herb and aromatherapy attachment to let you add essential oils and herbs. Plus, you’ll get a 5-piece blackhead removal set that includes an oval and angled squeezer, an angled squeezer, an indicator tool, tweezers, and a nice storage tin for the tools.
- I bought this steamer to replace a tired old facial steamer that didn’t have a control button on the front. It’s great to have this turned off / on yet plugged in. I use it weekly for a very effective facial steam. Recently it’s come into its own while I had a bad cold with a sinus infection. The nasal steamer and diffuser fitting have been brilliant to ease clogged sinuses twice a day. Would thoroughly recommend this wonderful little steamer. Does everything the ad says it does.
Beth / Amazon
Buy the facial steamer HERE
7. This cordless, stainless-steel hair trimmer for men effectively and comfortably removes unwanted hair from your nose, ears, eyebrows, beard, and face. The one-button design makes it very easy to use and carry around.
A must-have grooming tool for no-fuss hair removal from places that are otherwise hard to reach. You no longer have to tolerate the annoying hair sticking out from your nostrils or ears. This convenient, waterproof trimmer allows you to get rid of unwanted hair without feeling any pain or uncomfortable hair pulling. And since it’s water-resistant, it’s super-easy to clean and deal with residual hair.
- Great addition to any guy’s grooming needs. Works a treat. Very simple to get started and even easier to use. My only regret is that I never bought one years ago.
Pete Scott / Amazon
Buy the ear and nostril hair remover HERE
8. Pore suction vacuum will give your skin a deep cleansing by removing debris trapped in your pores. This handy little device is a powerful tool for removing impurities, oil, blackheads, and acne. It’s also excellent for exfoliation and dead skin removal, making your skin fresh, clean, and more radiant.
This versatile skincare tool is equipped with 5 functional heads for different areas of your face and is suitable for all skin types. Thanks to its design, you can easily take it anywhere with you.
- A nice quality kit and works really, really well. Have used other similar devices, but none are as good as this. Remember to keep it moving, or you will end up with red marks on your skin, but the results are super impressive. A total no-brainer!
Mr David J Clarke / Amazon
Buy the pore suction vacuum HERE
9. Say hello to lovely smooth feet, hands, and elbows with the paraffin wax bath. This small but mighty device produces perfect salon-quality results for dry, stressed, or rough skin. After the treatment, the skin is deeply moisturized and nourished by the warm paraffin wax and the nutrients that get absorbed by your skin in the process.
The easy-to-use electric wax bath is equipped with a temperature regulation system that lets you set an optimal paraffin temperature to suit your needs. It’s also generously sized, so you can easily soak your hands, elbows, or feet and provide a much-needed treatment to those areas that are prone to cracking and dryness. With all its features, this paraffin wax bath can totally take your beauty routine to the next level.
- Very happy with this bath, and it’s a good price for what it offers. A little more expensive than some baths on the market, but it’s worth paying for. A nice sleek design and the temperature control dial is great for keeping the wax warm once melted. Many baths I looked at have no temperature control, just an ON or OFF button. Another plus is that it also fits my foot length, which I hadn’t expected, so it won’t just be used for my hands. It comes with lovely delicate orange-scented wax and plastic bags, so it is ready to use immediately.
Mrs. Suffolk / Amazon
Buy the paraffin wax bath HERE
10. Teeth whitening strips are an essential personal care item for anyone who’s after impeccable, shiny, healthy teeth and the perfect “Hollywood smile.” These mint-flavored whitening strips contain natural coconut oil and mint oil that will leave your teeth clean and shiny, stain-free, and your breath nice and fresh.
Since they are made of mild, natural ingredients, they are perfect for sensitive teeth. Thanks to the enamel-safe ingredients, these strips are gentle and efficient at the same time, so you can get a brand-new sparkling white smile without pain or discomfort.
- FINALLY found a product for my teeth sensitivity that works and is definitely in a reasonable price range. I was a bit skeptical, even after the first use, but it has worked great. I did not use it every day since my teeth are really sensitive. The first week I used them about 5 days apart, then I used them about 2 weeks later. My teeth are still whiter than they have been for a really long time.
maryann2h / Amazon
Buy the teeth whitening strips HERE
11. Massaging your face by just using your fingers is totally fine, but if you’re looking to make the whole experience a bit more lux and efficient, you should try out this rose quartz face massaging blade. The naturally cold quartz stone will cool off and calm your skin, while its cute heart shape allows for an easy and effective massage of every corner of your face.
This salon-grade face massaging stone promotes elasticity and firmness in your skin, and reduces under-eye circles and puffiness by stimulating blood circulation. For the best results, you can follow the tips in the neat instruction manual that it comes with. As a bonus, its lovely, sleek packaging adds to its luxury feel and makes it the perfect gift.
- This blade is amazing. The quality is superb, it’s as heavy as the stone should be, and it feels soo cool on the skin. It’s like having an at-home massage therapist. It comes with instructions and lots of information. The customer service is top-notch. I was debating going for the more expensive versions like white lotus, but honestly, I’m super happy I went with this one instead. I’m a very picky buyer usually. It took me 4 months of looking and debating and researching massage blades before finding a good quality one. Would buy it as a gift for others, and probably will.
Tina R / Amazon
Buy the massaging blade HERE
What are your go-to personal care items that you absolutely can’t live without?
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