April 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 last 30 days.

This month, readers bought items to enjoy the upcoming summer travel season, organize their homes and play (virtual) volleyball right in their living room. From pillows to passport holders, check out the 20 products Underscored readers loved the most in April.

$24.99 $21.99 at Amazon

Keep your counters clean and the environment happy with these best-selling dish towels. Absorbent, biodegradable and machine washable, Swedish tea towels are an eco-friendly alternative to useless paper towels. Read our full review of them here.

$14.99 at Amazon


Goshi’s towel features an exfoliating weave that leaves your skin perfectly clean and softer after every shower.

$12.99 $11.99 at Amazon

Kalimdor Dog Water Bottle

A must-have for puppy parents, this leak-proof water bottle features an attached dish and remembers everything your pup doesn’t finish. It is perfect for trips to the dog park, long car trips and flights. (Our editors have other great pet products to buy here.)

$12.97 to Amazon

Perilogics Universal Airplant in Flight Phone Mount.

This adjustable clamp attaches right to your table top, letting you enjoy the movies you’ve downloaded without holding your phone for an entire flight. See more of our favorite products for stress-free travel here.

$19.99 $8.48 to Amazon

Mavogel cotton eye mask

Readers continue to love Mavogel’s affordable eye mask, which our reviewer praised for its soft fabric, comfortable fit, and fantastic light-blocking ability.

$64.99 $49.99 at Amazon

Honeywell makes our pick for the best cooling fan of 2022. This quiet fan has eight speed settings and a sleek design that makes it easy to store. (Note that while the black fan is currently out of stock, the white model is in stock and ready to ship.)

$19.98 to Amazon

Jall Wooden Digital Alarm Clock

Jall’s alarm clock has over 33,000 5-star ratings and also earned first place in our in-depth alarm clock tests. That’s because it has everything a great alarm clock should have: reliable sound, easy setup, and a sleek design that will look great on your bedside table.

$24.95 $20.99 at Amazon

MMmat Silicone Baking Mat

Silicone baking mats are an easy way to reduce kitchen waste: just grab one every time you tear up a sheet of foil or parchment paper. The non-stick mats are oven safe up to 500 degrees and you can just pop them in the dishwasher when you’re done cooking. (If you don’t like the orange trim on the MMmat sheets, Amazon Basics makes another great option.)

$59.99 $49 to Amazon

Black + Decker Dustbuster AdvancedClean Cordless Hand Vacuum

You can’t beat Black + Decker’s Dustbuster for quick cleanups. Our tester considered it the easiest handheld vacuum to use, load and empty, and also praised the Dustbuster’s large capacity canister and versatile built-in accessories.

$49.98 to Amazon

Nintendo Switch Sports

Nintendo’s new “Switch Sports” recreates all the fun of “Wii Sports” with modern graphics and customizable avatars. “Switch Sports” comes with Nintendo’s classic tennis, bowling and Chambara (i.e. sword fighting) games, while also adding football, volleyball and badminton to the mixture.

$49.99 $39.99 at Amazon

Cabeau Evolution S3 travel pillow

Cabeau earned top marks in our travel pillow tests for its balance of soft comfort and firm neck support. We also love that it rolls up into an included carrying case when your travels are done.

$10.18 to Amazon

Affresh Washing Machine Cleaner

Cleaning your washing machine regularly helps prevent odor-causing residue from seeping into your clothes. These Affresh tabs make it easy for you: just pop one into your machine and select the clean wash cycle.

$8.54 to Amazon

Gillette Venus Mini extra smooth razor

This mini sized razor comes with a compact travel case so you can stay smooth on the go. (We’ve rounded up other great razors to buy here.)

$10.99 $9.89 to Amazon

Passport holder and ACdream vaccination card

This slim passport holder includes a clear pocket for your vaccination card and comes in over 30 colors and designs. We also like that it has RFID blocking technology to help prevent identity theft.

$18.99 $13.99 at Amazon

Holikme Metal Wall Organizer

Declutter your closet or garage with the Holikme Wall Organizer, featuring four spring-loaded slots for mops, brooms and rakes. The hanger can hold up to 40 pounds and also includes hooks for brushes, cleaning cloths, etc. (Want more ways to tidy up your home? We’ve got you covered.)

$12.80 to Amazon

Slice Micro Ceramic Safety Cutter

With its razor-sharp ceramic blade and non-slip finish, the Slice Safety Cutter is perfect for everything from opening packages to scrapbooking.

$21.99 at Amazon

Anker’s best-selling charger meets TSA battery rules, meaning you can take it with you on your next flight with confidence. Its slim design slips easily into your purse or backpack while being powerful, capable of charging a phone up to three times.

$59.99 $28.80 to Amazon

Braun Digital No Touch and Forehead Thermometer

Braun blew the competition away in our thermometer tests. While admittedly a little more expensive than other thermometers, it’s also extremely easy to use and delivers accurate and consistent temperature readings.

$19 $17.98 to Amazon


Apple’s power adapter is essential for quickly charging your new iPhone. It only took 90 minutes to boost the power of an iPhone 13 to 99% in our tests.


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