July 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 purchased the most in the past 30 days.

This month, readers shopped for products to stay cool in the scorching summer heat, make their homes smarter, and stay organized on the go. From tower fans to packing cubes, check out the 20 products Underscored readers loved the most in July.


Amazon’s Fire TV Stick lets you stream all your favorites from HBO, Netflix and more. You’ll also have access to over 200,000 free movies and shows, while remote voice control makes it easy to find what you want to watch quickly.

Mavogel cotton eye mask

Back near the top of our list is this fantastic eye mask from Mavogel once again, featuring soft, breathable fabric and a clever nose wire that helps block out even the slightest light.

Honeywell Quietset Whole Room Tower Fan

Honeywell makes our pick for the best cooling fan you can buy right now. It’s quiet, sturdy, and stylish, offering eight speed settings to quickly cool your space.

Blink Mini Smart Security Camera

Motion detection, two-way audio, and HD video make the palm-sized Blink Mini a great security camera with a small footprint.

Amazon Apple Air Tag


With horror stories of lost and extremely delayed luggage cropping up left and right, AirTags are quickly becoming an essential travel companion this summer. Pack one in your suitcase to ensure you never lose track of your checked baggage again.

Apple AirPods Pro

Get a great price on Apple’s AirPods Pro, which feature active noise cancellation, three sizes of silicone tips for comfort, and great sound. They’re our pick for the best true wireless headphones for Apple users.

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For an affordable smart speaker, look no further than the Echo Dot. Amazon’s mini version of the popular Echo delivers great sound for its size, while Alexa lets you check the weather, play music, set alarms and more using just your voice.

echo show 5

The Echo Show 5 is ideal for those who want a reliable smart display that won’t break the bank. Our reviewer praised its sound quality in particular, calling it “the perfect addition to your nightstand.”

LifeStraw Personal Water Filter

We love how easy the LifeStraw filter is to use, and its compact size makes it easy to store with your travel or camping gear. Even better, LifeStraw’s Give Back program means that every purchase provides a child in need with clean drinking water for a year. Read our LifeStraw review here.

Pulidiki Cleansing Gel

This colorful, reusable sealant promises to remove dust and crumbs from your console, air vents, keyboard, and any other hard-to-clean surface.

iHealth contactless forehead thermometer

iHealth’s thermometer has proven to be both reliable and easy to use, making it our pick for the best thermometer. We also love its sleek look and large LED display.

Vafee Derol Lip Plumper

Boost your pout with this popular lip plumping set, featuring a mint mask that hydrates your lips overnight and a sparkling lip gloss designed to create a temporary plumping effect the next day. (Check out more lip glosses here.)



The Philips Sonicare 4100 is both affordable and highly efficient, earning it top spot in our electric toothbrush reviews. We especially appreciate that it offers a soft mode.

MMmat Silicone Baking Mat - Set of 2

These reusable non-stick mats are safe for the oven, freezer, and dishwasher – and they just might make you quit foiling for good.

Crest 3D Whitestrips Professional Effects

Make your vacation photos pop with Crest’s best-selling 3D Whitestrips, which promise to leave your teeth sparkling by removing up to 14 years of stains.

Anker Power Bank Power Core Slim

Anker’s portable power bank can fully charge an iPhone 12 twice, but is slim enough to fit comfortably in a small purse or backpack. The charger is also scratch and drop resistant, and it comes with a handy travel pouch. (Looking for a portable charger? We have other great options for you here.)

Perilogics Universal Airplant in Flight Phone Mount.

Flights are more enjoyable with this ingenious phone holder, which attaches directly to your tablet for hands-free streaming of all your downloads.

DII Swedish Dish Towels, Set of 3

Reusable Swedish tea towels are fantastic alternatives to useless paper towels, and we love that this set comes in a bunch of playful prints.

Veken packing cubes, set of 6

Veken’s Packing Cubes are Amazon’s best-selling travel packing organizers. The set comes with four cubes, ranging from small to extra-large, as well as separate shoe and laundry bags. (Shop other great packing cubes here.)

Waterpik Aquarius Water Flosser

Water flossers are great for anyone with sensitive gums or just wanting a deep clean. The Waterpik Aquarius promises to remove up to 99.9% of plaque and can be used with plain water and mouthwash.