There are seemingly endless amounts of
Amazon goods to shop at any given moment — and to date, we've covered everything from the site's hidden gems to its viral predictions and even its most "influential" trends. But now, we're unveiling something that's a little closer to our own carts: Refinery29 readers' most wanted Amazon buys. After digging into an entire year's worth of shopping data from popular stories, we were able to streamline a product list that includes only the top purchased and Prime-ed items from the past 12 months. Peep all of the noteworthy and unexpected favorites that just may have been carted by you or your closest friends and family — from premium beauty essentials to cult-favorite fashion finds. All of these hot-ticket Amazon items and more are lined up ahead. At Refinery29, we’re here to help you navigate this overwhelming world of stuff. All of our market picks are independently selected and curated by the editorial team. All product details reflect the price and availability at the time of publication. If you buy something we link to on our site, Refinery29 may earn commission.
If you're in the market for a pair of ultra-soft, top-rated, basic black leggings, then this high-waisted and R29 audience approved has your number. The spandex-polyester blend boasts over 11,000 (!) reviews on Amazon as a Choice buy with reviewers raving the likes of, "I don't know what kind of black magic sorcery they used to make these leggings so damn comfortable and NOT see-through. So buttery soft, warm, and flattering."
4.3 out of 5 stars and 12,766 reviews Leggings Depot
High Waisted Leggings, $, available at
This premium pillow was and still is a must-cart bedding basic. What makes this memory-foam model stand out from the crowd? It's eco-friendly, bamboo-blend filling that provides pressure relief and major sleep support.
4.3 out of 5 stars and 4,838 reviews Snuggle-Pedic
Ultra-Luxury Bamboo Shredded Memory-Foam Pillow, $, available at
You can't put a price on a smile — unless, it's on sale and next-day shopping eligible on Amazon prime. This Crest makes your pearly whites, well whiter, with professional-level stain removal in under an hour's time. This simply works.
4.2 out of 5 stars and 3,629 reviews Crest
3D White Professional Effects Whitestrips, $, available at
It's officially Instant Pot season and our audience still can't get enough of this fall kitchen essential — now available in new colored hues. We'll be watching for price drops when the holiday sale season rolls around on this consistent bestseller.
4.6 out of 5 stars and 36,660 reviews Instant Pot
6 Qt 7-in-1 Multi-Use Programmable Pressure Cooker, $, available at
The search for the perfect white t-shirt stops here with this under-$20, 100%-cotton Amazon style that readers consistently love to cart as a classic wardrobe staple.
4.6 out of 5 stars and 71 reviews Goodthreads
Cotton Roll-Sleeve Open Crew T-Shirt, $, available at
Why spend $20 on one BeautyBlender when you can snag a multi-colored (and R29 most wanted) set of seven on sale for $10.99? Yes, that does indeed break down to under $2 per little teardrop-shaped sponge.
4.6 out of 5 stars and 84 reviews Getter
Makeup Sponge Blender Set (7), $, available at
Instead of being jolted awake by an iPhone's siren sound, readers opted for this
that works by using a gradually-brightening light to
for a natural wake process.
4.5 out of 5 stars and 914 reviews LBell
Wake-Up Light, $, available at
The viral hair accessory trend that will. not. die. As much as our surprise over these affordable and luminous barrettes has dwindled, their undeniable cart-ability lures on.
4.4 out of 5 stars and 48 reviews Messen
Decorative Artificial Pearl Barrettes (Set of 3), $, available at
This little purple bottle is an Amazon's Choice good, boasting over 300 rave reviews and a whopping 4.8 out of 5-star rating. The certified organic formula is crafted from a blend of lavender, coconut, sunflower, almond, and jojoba oils; it can be used for massages (sensual or otherwise); and is deemed by customers to be utterly soothing, amazingly scented, and the absolute best on the market.
4.8 out of 5 stars and 548 reviews Viva Naturals
Certified Organic Lavender Massage Oil, $, available at
Amazon More MITILLY Ruffled Swing Dress
This bestselling frock was brought to our attention as an R29 reader's
Amazon hidden gem
— she calls it a "perfect transitional dress," that can be worn solo on warmer days and layered with turtlenecks and sweaters on colder ones.
3.8 out of 5 stars and 637 reviews Mitilly
Ruffled Swing Dress, $, available at
Speaking as one of the hundreds who carted this dental hygiene machine over the past year, its push-of-a-button water pressure gum cleaning abilities are game-changing (my dentist told me so).
4.4 out of 5 stars and 16,347 reviews Waterpik
Waterpik ADA Accepted WP-674 Aquarius Water Flosser, $, available at
hidden gem for one specific R29 reader
has now turned into a most wanted Amazon buy for our entire audience — these highly stylish, top-rated, and affordable shades are multi-season essential.
4.7 out of 5 stars and 92 reviews YOSHYA
Retro Cat-Eye Sunglasses (Pack of 2), $, available at
Amazon More Honest Beauty Tinted Lip Balm
Not quite a balm, not quite a lipstick — this most wanted Amazon find from Honest Beauty offers a cold-weather essential creamy (and cruelty-free) lip sheen that feels just as nourishing as a balm.
4.3 out of 5 stars and 227 reviews Honest Beauty
Vegan Tinted Lip Balm, $, available at
Identity was top-of-mind for our readers over this past year with
23andMe's DNA-testing kit
clocking in as a top contender for most wanted Amazon buys. The at-home and mail-in service provides more than 85 DNA-based ancestry reports, including stats on everything from health predispositions to wellness traits and more.
4.1 out of 5 stars and 2,535 reviews 23andMe
23andMe DNA Test + Ancestry Personal Genetic Service, $, available at
This product was added-to-cart over a whopping 500 times in just 30 days — and with a promise of smoother and more radiant-looking skin after a week's worth of slathering on its intensive retinol rich formula, we are sold.
4.4 out of 5 stars and 3,684 reviews Tree Of Life
Retinol Serum, Clinical Strength, $, available at
Another year-round home entertainment staple that our readers loved to cart for a steal —
another price drop we'll be eagerly awaiting for the holiday gifting season.
4.5 out of 5 stars and 40,550 reviews Amazon
Fire TV Stick with Alexa Voice Remote, $, available at
Amazon More 11-Piece Mermaid Makeup Brush Set
This top-rated brush set made from high-density nylon bristles provides firm but silky coverage of all your favorite beauty goods — along with some seriously eye-catching mermaid tail style.
4.3 out of 5 stars and 563 reviews CINIDY
Mermaid Makeup Brushes (11pc Set), $, available at
Readers were all about these portable air purifiers that look minimalist chic and can be hung anywhere from inside cars to hotel rooms and even refrigerator shelves.
4.4 out of 5 stars and 120 reviews Colin & Bella
Activated-Charcoal Air Purifier Bags (5-Pack), $, available at
Readers swear by this 40-pack of hydrocolloid, tea-tree, and calendula-oil infused patches that are designed to soothe and clear acne overnight.
4 out of 5 stars and 3,498 reviews Avarelle
Acne Absorbing Cover Patch, $, available at
Amazon More Stone & Beam 100% Cotton-Flannel Sheets
sheets need to cover the following bases: affordable, quality, and customer approved — and this set from exclusive Amazon brand, Stone & Beam, happens to hit all three. The 100% cotton-flannel sheets boast an under-$100 price, cozy soft quality, and reviewer satisfaction from "Most comfortable sheets ever" to "So, so very soft."
4.7 out of 5 stars and 241 reviews Stone & Beam
Rustic Solid 100% Cotton Flannel Bed Sheet Set, $, available at
We may not be makeup professionals, but we can still pack like one. This premium travel case is designed to organize a plethora of your beauty essentials, from brushes to makeup and cleansers.
4.5 out of 5 stars and 561 reviews Monstina
Professional Travel Makeup Organizer, $, available at
Amazon More M3 Naturals Himalayan Salt Scrub
If you're looking for a tried and true body scrub, look no further than this top-bought Himalayan salt jar off Amazon that reviewers describe as a "Not an ordinary scrub!" and "The Best exfoliator you will ever find!!!!" — it's packed with skin-nourishing lychee fruit and almond essential oils.
4.7 out of 5 stars and 1,695 reviews m3 naturals
Himalayan Salt Scrub, $, available at
Another top-carted seasonal kitchen gadget worth carting during upcoming holiday sales — this sleek immersion blender boasts 200-watts and two speeds for whipping up everything from your favorite of grandma's soup recipes to trendy new smoothies.
3.3 out of 5 stars and 6,011 reviews Cuisinart
CSB-75BC Smart Stick 200 Watt 2 Speed Hand Blender, $, available at
Perfect for fall — readers went nuts with carting this assorted 45-pack of chic, velvet scrunchies. And Amazon reviewers claimed, "When I was looking for scrunchies, I saw this and was very conflicted. They seemed too good to be true and there were some negative reviews, but I bought them and I have to say that they are amazing. They are soft, have a nice comfortable size so it doesn’t squeeze my wrist, they come in so many colors, and they’ve held up. I love matching them to my clothes and I haven’t had one piece of clothing that didn’t have a match. They are worth the price and I would buy again."
4.6 out of 5 stars and 1,163 reviews Chloven
Velvet Hair Scrunchies (45-Pc Set), $, available at
Amazon More No Shine Double-Sided Bonding Tape
A constant must-cart item for Refinery29 readers, this under $10 fashion tape provides virtually invisible, flexible, and long-lasting coverage.
3.8 out of 5 stars and 108 reviews No Shine
Bonding Double Sided Tape Strips (36 Pieces Per Bag), $, available at
Amazon More 24-Pack Collagen Essence Sheet Masks
Face mask enthusiasts lined up to cart this major Amazon value pack of 24 collagen-infused and enriching treatments that cost out to just under $2 per sheet.
4.5 out of 5 stars and 1,312 reviews Dermal
Collagen Essence Facial Sheet Masks (24 Combo Pack), $, available at
Amazon More High-Waist Workout Shorts
Doesn't matter whether you wear these top-rated and top-purchased workout shorts to the gym or to brunch, they're equally as comfortable and stylish for both occasions.
4.3 out of 5 stars and 2,295 reviews Baleaf
High-Waist Workout Shorts, $, available at
Amazon More DHC Deep Cleansing Oil
Get on that oil-cleansing train with this premium formula that uses a rich blend of plant-based vitamins and antioxidants to nourish and soothe complexions.
4.4 out of 5 stars and 2,476 reviews DHC
Deep Cleansing Oil, $, available at
Another continual top-carted, this rich and hydrating formula is beloved by R29 readers and Amazon customer's alike — with reviewers describing the blend of shea butter, coconut oil, and algae extracts as, "the best lotion I've ever had, and I'm 70 years old, so I've gone through a lot of lotion."
4.6 out of 5 stars and 204 reviews Bliss
Body Butter — Lemon & Sage, $, available at
Amazon More Mini Table Dust Vacuum
Mini table dust vacuums, we just cannot quit you. Part home-cleaning appliance, part cute decor accent, whole must-cart Amazon gold for under $10.
4.4 out of 5 stars and 484 reviews E ECSEM
Ladybug Mini Desktop Vacuum, $, available at
This most wanted Amazon-beauty buy with its luxuriously nourishing formula left customers' faces feeling plump and moisture-filled.
4 out of 5 stars and 563 reviews L'Oreal Paris
Revitalift Triple Power Intensive Day Cream, $, available at
If we've learned anything from digging into R29 shop data, it's that palm-leaf shaped
is in. These marbled acrylic statement earrings were a top-carted Amazon buy that we're still loving as a vibrant autumn accessory.
Palm Leaf Acrylic Resin Earrings, $, available at
Although summer is over, the mosquitos are still lingering — and these top-carted, plant-based bracelets infused with mosquito-repelling essential oils are here to help defend us in style.
10 Pack Mosquito Repellent Bracelets, $, available at
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