Curious about what your fellow CNN Underscored readers are buying? Every month we’ll round up our readers’ favorite products — those products readers like you scooped up the most over the past 30 days.
Readers kicked off the new year on a healthy and happy note, shopping for products to help cook more nutritious meals, organize the home and nourish dry winter skin. From hunger-busting snacks to clever storage solutions, check out the products Underscored readers loved most in January.
Working on your fitness for the new year? Amazon’s Wyze scale is our pick for the best smart scale of 2021, thanks to its elegant looks, clear display and, most importantly, its accuracy.
The TubShroom Ultra (which was also one of our favorite products of all of 2020) is a small but mighty gadget that helps prevent icky drain clogs. The Ultra edition’s stainless steel finish is also easier to clean than the original TubShroom.
Zoom meetings aren’t disappearing anytime soon, so it’s about time to invest in a flattering ring light. Emart’s features a handy tripod mount and multiple brightness modes, making it our favorite ring light around.
With a special weave that leaves skin soft, smooth and oh-so-clean, this exfoliating towel will have you ready to toss your loofah for good.
Not only is the T-fal our favorite nonstick pan of 2021, but it was also one of the best kitchen essentials we tested last year. Its deep sides, lid and nonstick surface make it a versatile workhorse in the kitchen, perfect for everything from frying eggs to simmering stews. The slightly smaller 10-inch version was a bestseller in January too.
Everything you need to prep an avocado — from slicing to pitting — in one compact, dishwasher-safe tool.
Frequent washing plus cold weather is a recipe for dry, chapped hands, but O’Keeffe’s bestselling cream will help keep your skin nourished and protected all winter long.
This storage bag is perfect for stashing extra linens or off-season clothing, and we love that it features both a carry handle and clear window to see exactly what you’ve packed inside. (Be sure to check out our roundup of more home organization ideas here!)
Struggling with maskne? Scoop up this pore-cleansing mask made from 100% calcium bentonite clay. Mix with water and apply for 10 minutes for skin that feels fresh and squeaky clean.
Biodegradable Swedish dishcloths are a frequent Underscored favorite for a reason: They clean up messes just like paper towels but can be used multiple times and simply tossed in the dishwasher/washing machine for a refresh.
With its razor-sharp, rustproof blade, this tiny safety cutter is a great tool to have on hand for opening packages and working on craft projects.
This serum from affordable skin care brand The Ordinary features a mixture of caffeine and EGCG from green tea leaves, two superstar skin care ingredients that may help with the appearance of dark circles and under-eye puffiness.
Cooking breakfast is easier than ever with Dash’s compact appliance, which can perfectly prepare up to six eggs at once.
We could all use some extra relaxation these days, and this pillow will surely do the job. With heated massage nodes that provide a deep shiatsu massage at the flip of a button, it’s even battery-activated so you can take it with you anywhere.
Perfect your cat-eye in 2021 with Nyx’s Epic Ink liner, which we named the best budget liquid eyeliner of 2021, as it features a precision tip and is both waterproof and cruelty-free.
Stop stuffing leftover plastic bags under the sink and put them in this wall-mounted dispenser instead. The brushed stainless steel design will look chic in your kitchen (or wherever you hang it), while the opening makes it easier to grab a single bag whenever you need it.
Whellen’s compact ring light features three light modes and attaches directly to your phone — meaning you can take flattering selfies wherever you happen to be.
Roasted edamame is an excellent (and delicious) source of hunger-curbing protein, and these single-serve packs are one of our favorite healthy snacks for working from home.
The Revlon One-Step dries and styles your hair at the same time, making it fast and simple to get a voluminous blowout without a trip to the salon. No wonder we named it the best budget hair dryer of 2021.
Another great healthy snack pick, these 100-calorie packs of crunchy broad beans are gluten-free, low in sugar and come in Sea Salt, Sweet Sriracha and Mesquite BBQ flavors.