Sometimes you see functional products that really catch your eye and you wonder how you ever did without them.

Ankur Warikoo, an entrepreneur, mentor, and teacher, also the CEO of Nearbuy, which is India’s hyper-local online platform, has shortlisted functional meaningful products under INR 1000 available online on amazon that he swears by.

Let’s take a look at these products suggested by Ankur which are available on Amazon.


Spigen Rugged Armour Cover Case

This tough cover for your iPhone protects your phone from falls and bumps as it has the Air Cushion Technology for shock absorption. Even though it is a little bulky, it’s worth holding on to as it lets nothing happen to your most prized gadget.  The tactile buttons make it easy to use.


Airwick Freshmatic Automatic Air Freshener Complete Kit

This Air freshener comes with up to 2,600 fragrant sprays per refill. These refills are available in different Fragrances like Himalayan mountain mist, Madurai incense, aromas of Kashmir, Nagpur Narangi and hills of Munnar. The fragrance intensity control feature in this Air freshener can make one refill last up to 60 days. Definitely a must-have for the bathroom.


Amazon basics Multi-angle Portable Stand for Tablets, E-readers and Iphones

This portable stand from Amazon can be used for comfortable and hands-free viewing of a 4- to 10-inch tablet, e-reader, or smartphone It adjusts to multiple viewing angles easily and can hold a device in both portrait or landscape positions. It makes working on tablets so much easier.


Homeistic Appliance LED Flashlight Earpick

This battery-operated LED Light earpick ensures a clear vision and is convenient to use. Each tool comes with 3 end-piece attachments: 2 earpick tips and 1 tweezer tip that help you to get to the earwax deep in the ear and the LED light ensures better vision.

This has been the most interesting find from Ankur Warikoo’s curated list.


Uniball UBA 188m Air Micro Roller Ball Pen

This Fine point 0.7 mm roller ballpoint from Uniball has a sleek tip that writes at any angle. It has bold Pigment waterproof ink and is a must-have even in today’s digital era. It’s good to have a pen handy at all times. Keep one in your bag, side drawer and kitchen for easy scribbling.



Reusabl Stainless Steel Metal Straws

This eco-friendly alternative to plastic straws is easy to carry and use. A pack of 4 comes with two bent and two straight silver stainless steel straws along with a cleaning brush in jute packing. Now you can sip on your favorite drink without staining your teeth. These are easy to wash and store.

Eco-Friendly- Beco Bamboo Natural Tissue Carbox

The Beco-bamboo tissues are made from 100% organic bamboo pulp and are a natural alternative to the tree-based paper tissues. These are Paraben-and BPA-free. These environment-friendly tissues are bio-degradable, soft, highly absorbent and allergy-free. Replace them with your normal tissues and help the environment.



Reusabl Bamboo Toothbrush With Charcoal Activated Set

This is another environment-friendly product from Ankur’s list. The charcoal-infused bristles help in better teeth whitening and prevent bad breath. These help fight plaque and bacteria and improve oral health. The handle is designed for a comfortable grip and is water resistant.


Scrotch Brite Bathroom Squeegee Plastic Wiper

This bestseller from Amazon has a sharp rubber edge that instantly dries floors with a single swipe. The durable molded blade design makes it corrosion-free and rust-proof. It has an angled design for reaching nooks and corners and is lightweight for easy movement and cleaning.


The Indus Valley Natural Cookware

This pre-seasoned cast iron Kadai supports even cooking and prevents the burning of food due to its seasoning with edible oil. The handles are sturdy and provide a comfortable grip. This kadai is suitable for frying, sauteing  and browning. However, it is only suitable for the gas stove. 

Victorinox Kitchen Knife Set

This set comes with a Kitchen Knife and a Universal Peeler. The sharp edge of these Stainless Steel blades is made from 100% recycled alloy mix making them resistant to water, rust, and stains. The comfortable ergonomic Grip helps give a sharp cut and peel.

Logitech M221 Wireless Mouse

With this silent wireless mouse enjoy a wireless connection up to 33 feet away. The plug-and-forget nano receiver features Logitech Advanced Optical Tracking for ultra-precise moves on almost any surface.


Ramkuwar GIM Cable Clips Cord Organizer Holder System

This GIM cable clip manages wires and cables by securing them to fixed points on different surfaces like walls, ceilings, or floors. It occupies very little space and doesn’t need to be glued to the surface as it has an acrylic adhesive pad which makes it easy to remove as well without leaving any residue.


LP Supports Tennis and Golf Elbow Support

This blue color Elbow support provides extra pressure on the muscles in the forearm. And helps relieve pain associated with elbow injuries, tennis elbow, golf elbow, and muscle strains. It has an adjustable hook and loop closure.

EdulearnableLog Book (Plain) Black

The size of this spiral notebook is 21×14 cm (5.5×8.2 inches), A5 size. You can easily carry it in your handbag or laptop bag making it convenient for you to jot notes anytime, anywhere. This one is slightly different than the beige one Ankur likes.

Amfin Party Buntings Flag Banner

These buntings from Amfin are perfect for any party decoration, birthday decoration or anniversary decoration. They are suitable for all themes and occasions and look vibrant and colorful. They come in a Length of 2.5 M (8 Feet) and a Flag Size of 13X15 CM along with 12 Flag Cards & 1 string. These are reusable and can be stored away after use. These are once again slightly different from the cuppy cake buntings Ankur likes.



Take a look at Ankur Warikoo’s favorite purchases from Amazon and all under INR 1000/-

Hope you found these products useful.

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Author: Aparna Malhotra

Aparna is an avid reader, a passionate cook, a coffee aficionado and a musicophile. On most days you can find her appreciating the wonder of nature, nurturing her plants, lost in the deep blue sky, watching the sunset, being at one with the cycle of life.