August 2022 Highlighted Readers’ Favorite Amazon Products

Curious to know what your fellow CNN Underscored readers are buying? Each month, we’ll round up our readers’ favorite products – the products that readers like you have bought the most in the past 30 days.

This month, readers shopped for products to keep their pearly whites pearly and white, survive late summer humidity, and clean the bathroom without elbow grease. From dishcloths to desiccants, check out the 20 products highlighted readers loved the most in August.

$9.95 on Amazon

Davids toothpaste contains hydroxyapatite, a dentist-recommended non-toxic fluoride alternative that is ideal for preventing both sensitivity and cavities.

$39.99 $36.71 on Amazon

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Mosquito season is not over yet! Keep pests away with Thermacell’s Rechargeable Bug Repellent, which our reviewer praised for its portability, effectiveness, and safety over citronella candles and tiki torches.

$17.99 on Amazon

Swedish tea towels

Swedish tea towels are the ultimate kitchen multi-tasker. Use them to clean up messes, wipe down counters, dry your dishes and more. Better yet, you can just throw them in the washing machine whenever they need a refresh.

$11.99 $7.99 on Amazon

Pulidiki Cleansing Gel

This reusable, scented cleaning putty promises to remove dust, dirt and crumbs from hard-to-reach nooks and crannies.

$74.99 $62.99 on Amazon

Honeywell Quietset Whole Room Tower Fan

The wet weather is no match for the Honeywell tower fan. With its sleek footprint, affordable price, and quiet motor, the Honeywell Fan is our pick for the best cooling fan of 2022.

$19.99 $8.48 on Amazon

Mavogel cotton eye mask

Eye masks are no better than Mavogel’s. Our reviewer loved the mask’s soft cotton fabric and the fact that it didn’t shift overnight.

$54.99 $19.99 on Amazon

iHealth contactless forehead thermometer

iHealth’s best-selling digital thermometer passed our internal tests, thanks to its consistent temperature readings, lightweight design, and easy-to-read LED display.

$29 at Amazon

Amazon Apple Air Tag


Keep track of your keys, wallet, or even luggage with Apple’s AirTag. The little tracker uses Apple’s Find My Network to help locate lost items around the world. (Learn more about how an AirTag can help you track your checked bags here.)

$11.99 on Amazon

Boka Lemon Lavender Natural Toothpaste

This toothpaste containing hydroxyapatite from Boka promises to help remineralize and brighten sensitive teeth without fluoride. The Lavender Lemon flavor also offers a refreshing, albeit adventurous, break from the standard mint.

$6.93 on Amazon

DampRid moisture absorber with activated carbon

DampRid’s desiccant absorbs moisture from the air, making it ideal for bathrooms in humid climates or whose design makes them prone to odor-causing humidity. (Find out more expert-recommended bathroom cleaning products here.)

$49.99 on Amazon



Affordable, efficient and gentle, the Philips Sonicare 4100 is the perfect toothbrush for those looking to enhance their oral care routine. It’s also our pick for the best electric toothbrush of 2022.

$21.99 on Amazon

Anker portable charger

Anker’s 10,000mAh battery will charge most iPhones at least twice. It’s also thin, light and durable – in short, everything a portable charger should be. (We’ve reviewed some other great portable chargers for you here.)

$12.97 on Amazon

Perilogics Universal Airplant in Flight Phone Mount.

Enhance long flights with this hands-free mount, which clips onto your tray and adjusts to fit almost any phone. As some ingenious reviewers have pointed out, you can also attach the stand to shopping carts, car seats, and dining tables to entertain the kids on the go.

$31.99 $29.26 on Amazon

Coolmax Comfort Spaces Cooling Sheets

Comfort Spaces sheets are made with an ultra-fine microfiber blend that promises to keep warm sleepers cool and dry throughout the night. Reviewers also praise them for their extreme softness and good washability.

From $5.23 on Amazon

OxiClean Multi-Purpose Household & Laundry Stain Remover

OxiClean isn’t just for fabric stains: the powder is also great for everything from deep cleaning discolored grout to freshening trash cans. It is also chlorine free and color safe.

$39.99 on Amazon

Cabeau Evolution S3 travel pillow

We love the Cabeau Evolution S3 for its great balance of comfort and support. It also comes with a handy carrying case and compresses to about half its size when not in use.

$12.99 on Amazon

Vafee Derol Lip Plumper

This set promises a fuller pout in two steps: use the hydrating mask overnight to soothe and hydrate your lips, then top them with the bubbly ginger-infused lip gloss the next day.

$223.82 on Amazon

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Zojirushi’s rice cooker is well worth the investment: it produced bowl after bowl of perfectly fluffy rice in our tests, while offering plenty of useful features and being easy to clean. Our reviewer particularly liked its “keep warm mode” and never having to scrape overcooked rice from the bottom of the pan.