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- According to Amazon, “Amazon’s Choice recommends highly rated, well-priced products available to ship immediately.”
- So essentially, these products have already been vetted by other purchasers who have bought and used the same product you’re considering.
- For the Insider Picks team, Amazon’s Choice products have consistently fulfilled our needs and exceeded our expectations.
- We’ve curated a list of some of our favorite Amazon’s Choice products from across all shopping categories so you can see what products we recommend.
I think it’s safe to say that Amazon has made the online-shopping experience something it’s never been before. We now have access to tens of millions of products that can be delivered to us the same day, next day, or within two days with just a click of a button.
Amazon has created a community of shoppers who share their product experience through ratings and reviews. In turn, Amazon uses this data and their community to help curate a selection of products, across 45 main categories, that are dubbed with the title: Amazon’s Choice.
If you don’t already know what Amazon’s Choice is, it’s a badge that certain popular items get. If you hover over the Amazon’s Choice badge, it reads: “Amazon’s Choice recommends highly rated, well-priced products available to ship immediately.”
So what exactly does that mean?
It means that once again, Amazon is making our shopping experience easier than ever. Products that get labeled as Amazon’s Choice have been deemed the “best fit” product based on a customer’s search query. The product has been bought by many people who have highly rated and reviewed the product. On top of that, the item also has a low return rate, is shipped directly by Amazon (no third-party weariness), and has a competitive price. Plus, it’s usually available on Prime.
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So essentially, Amazon’s Choice products make it effortless to select items you’re searching for because they’ve already been vetted by other purchasers who have bought and used the same product you’re considering. In the end, you always have the choice to comb through other ratings and reviews to make your final decision.
For us on the Insider Picks team though, Amazon’s Choice products have consistently fulfilled our needs and exceeded our expectations. We trust Amazon’s curation of “best fit” items and have had the opportunity to test and use many of them in our daily life.
Here are 21 must-have Amazon’s Choice products selected for you by the Insider Picks team:
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A cult-favorite drying lotion for spot-treating acne
Mario Badescu Drying Lotion, available on Amazon for $17
Mario Badescu sure knows how to deliver one magical product. The drying lotion features salicylic acid to promote clear and even skin, sulfur to draw out impurities in pores, and calamine to sooth those pesky blemishes.
After hearing about it from so many people, I decided to give it a try. Never in my life have I looked in the mirror at a nasty pimple only to watch it leave my face in 12 hours or less. I’m not the only one who thinks the Mario Badescu Drying Lotion is a something Merlin brewed up. More than 1,500 Amazon users have given the product a full 5 out of 5 stars.
Insider Picks’ very own Ellen Hoffman said, “Mario Badescu’s drying lotion is magic. It’s an acne spot treatment that dries out whiteheads while you sleep so they’re virtually gone by the next morning. A bottle of this stuff lasts me a good six months or so.”
A moisturizing gel cream to hydrate extra-dry skin
Neutrogena Hydro Boost Hyaluronic Acid Gel Cream, available on Amazon for $16.17
This dermatologist-recommended brand created a moisturizing formula that utilizes hyaluronic acid to quench even the driest of skin. Hyaluronic acid is naturally found in healthy skin, but sometimes due to weather or other circumstances, our skin — especially our face — lacks it. On top of that, Neutrogena Hydro Boost is oil-free, dye-free, fragrance-free, and non-comedogenic, so it’s safe to use on sensitive and acne-prone skin.
Connie Chen from Insider Picks, as well as 1,690 Amazon users, has tested and reviewed this product She says, “It’s the number-one reason my face hasn’t cracked into a thousand pieces even after layers of acne medication. Thanks to my history with acne, I have an instinctive distrust of many skin products, but I’ll be buying this one again and again.”
A simple shoe rack
Seville Classics 2-Tier Resin Slat Utility Shoe Rack, available on Amazon for $28.09
Connie Chen personally bought the Seville Classics 2-Tier Utility Show Rack and said, “I’m impatient when it comes to setting up or installing things, so any product that I can put together in less than half an hour is a win for me. This shoe rack appealed to me because of its easy assembly, attractive style, and ability to be stacked with more shelves in case (read: when inevitably) my shoe collection grew.”
It’s also lightweight and sturdy, and it doesn’t take up a ton of space. It’s honestly not the best quality rack out there, but if you don’t want to spend more than $30 and know you’ll be moving around a lot, it gets the job done — it’s served me well for two years.”
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