Because wellness is such a personal domain, shopping for products sight unseen can prove tough—and it becomes downright overwhelming when you're negotiating the vast Amazon marketplace. That's why we like to pay attention to reviews, especially when we're on the hunt for under-the-radar finds. Amazon tends to have them in spades, and thousands of five-star ratings are usually a pretty solid indicator that we're on to something good.
With that in mind, we're rounding up some of the most interesting best sellers we've spotted in Amazon's wellness category. From anxiety-reducing herbs to the massage tool you didn't know you needed, shop them below.
1. Ododos Out Pocket High-Waist Yoga Pants
With over 27,000 ratings and 4.5 stars, these leggings might be the most popular activewear pieces on Amazon. They come in all sorts of colors from gray to lavender to black to red. Reviewers love the large pockets and that they pass the "squat test."
2. AmazonBasics Neoprene Dumbbell
If you have any piece of gym equipment at home, you can't go wrong with dumbbells. They won't take up too much space, and it's pretty easy to pick up a pair and work on your arms for just a few minutes to get a mini workout session in. This AmazonBasics set will get the job done.
3. Sports Research Collagen Peptides Powder
Collagen can help with your skin, hair, and joint health. This one from Sports Research is a best seller and has over 114,000 ratings and 4.5 stars. You can add it to warm or room temperature water or to food like oatmeal or yogurt.
4. RENPHO Bluetooth Wireless Weight Scale
You can keep track of your health goals with this best seller. It comes highly recommended with 28,000 ratings and 4.5 stars. The cool thing about this scale is it syncs with your fitness apps and devices like Fitbit and Apple Health. It gives you other measurements beyond your weight—like BMI, skeletal muscle, and body fat percentage.
5. BioSchwartz Turmeric Curcumin
6. NutraHerbals Ashwagandha With Black
Ashwagandha is a potent adaptogenic herb—studies show that it's a safe and effective solution for counteracting anxiety since it helps balance cortisol levels. Amazon reviewers report that this particular formula works well for pain relief, fatigue, stress relief, and more.
7. Urpower Essential Oil Diffuser
We just found your newest bedside staple. This handy device is an essential oil diffuser, humidifier, and nightlight all in one. It even boasts seven different LED light colors to choose from—as well as more than 75,000 positive reviews.
8. Fitbit Sense
Fitbit's Sense can do so much—it gives you a Daily Readiness Score to let you know if you should recover or if you're good to work out. It also tracks your sleep, steps, heart rate, and more. The battery lasts for six-plus days so you don't have to worry about needing to charge it often.
9. LuxFit Foam Roller
If you haven't jumped aboard the foam-rolling bandwagon just yet, now is as good a time as any: Ironing out your connective tissue relieves joint and muscle pain and tones up your entire body with minimal effort. Reviewers note that the density of this product makes for a particularly dreamy self-massage sesh.
10. Zyllion Shiatsu Pillow Massager
On that note, if you'd prefer a more traditional massage over that of the hurts-so-good variety, this "pillow massager" is designed to knead away knots in your neck and shoulders. It even heats up for extra relief.
11. Healing Solutions Tee Tree Oil
We swear by tea tree oil for clearing up acne in a flash, vacuuming out blackheads, and more. But finding a quality essential oil is key to avoid any potential skin sensitivity, and more than 77,000 happy Amazon customers agree that this formula is top-notch.
12. 'LectroFan High Fidelity White Noise Machine
Falling asleep is tough enough without having to tune out city traffic, noisy neighbors, and a snoring S.O. This white noise machine features 20 different sounds so you can really customize it to your needs—and get the shut-eye you deserve.
13. Sports Research Biotin With Organic Coconut Oil
Taking biotin supplements may help promote hair and nail growth if you are deficient in the nutrient. This best seller from Sports Research is vegan, non-GMO, and soy- and gluten-free.
14. Fit Simplify Resistance Loop Exercise Bands
Perfect for your at-home workouts, these bands have five different levels of resistance. Use them for Pilates, strength training, resistance training, and more. They also come in a small pouch, so you can easily fit them in a duffle or suitcase if you're traveling and want to get a workout in.
15. Baleaf High-Waist Shorts
The bike-shorts activewear trend isn't going anywhere anytime soon. So why not give them a try? They're especially useful for sweltering workouts. These shorts have a high-rise, wide waistband; pockets; and a long inseam for extra coverage.
16. Goli Nutrition Apple Cider Vinegar Gummy Vitamins
Studies have shown that apple cider vinegar has many medicinal purposes, including stopping the growth of bad bacteria in the gut. There are many different ways to consume ACV—these gummies are proof. They're 100% organic, vegan-friendly, and gluten-free.
17. Hydro Cell Stainless Steel Water Bottle
You've got to have a good water bottle for your workouts or just everyday use. This one comes with two lids—a standard screw cap and a sports cap with a straw. It keeps your cold drinks cold for up to 24 hours and hot drinks hot for up to eight hours.
18. EltaMD Skincare UV Clear Facial Sunscreen Broad-Spectrum SPF 46
Wearing sunscreen every day is so important. Elta MD's product is formulated for sensitive skin types with conditions like acne, rosacea, and hyperpigmentation.
19. Degol Skipping Rope
Get some cardio in by jumping rope. This jump rope has a ball bearing system so you won't get it tangled, twisted, or bent. It also has ergonomic handles with foam grips for comfort.
20. Nature's Way Sambucus Elderberry Gummies
Research has shown that elderberry is packed with antioxidants and helps support the immune system. These gummies also contain vitamin C and zinc.
21. AmazonBasics 1/2-Inch Extra Thick Exercise Yoga Mat
This extra thick mat provides so much comfort and support, which is ideal if you're dealing with any injuries. You can use it for just about any workout class—yoga, Pilates, and more.
22. Physician's Choice 60 Billion Probiotic
23. Trideer Exercise Ball
You can use this exercise ball for yoga, core workouts, and Pilates, but it can work as an office chair to improve posture, too. It comes with a quick inflation foot pump for easy setup.
24. Naturewise Vitamin D3
Chances are you've probably had a vitamin D deficiency at least once in your life—a study found that 41.6% of U.S. adults had one. This one from Nature's Way is made with organic oil to help with absorption.
25. Hydro Flask Water Bottle
Hydro Flasks have a cult following because they're so durable. The bottles keep cold drinks cold for up to 24 hours and hot drinks hot for up to 12 hours.
This article was originally published at an earlier date and has since been updated.