There are some extremely popular skills in this category that manage to have over 200 reviews while maintaining strong positive ratings of over 4 stars! Interestingly, we find a mix of skills have feature ambient sound, news, and sponsored content. This category is a great example of the power of simplicity combined with filling a audience need: The top 6 skills essentially play sound files and yet have overwhelmingly positive reviews.
Healing Spa by SmartApps, 4.6 out of 5, 630 reviews
Healing Spa delivers music to help you relax, reflect, and rejuvenate. Body, mind, and spirit. Perfect musical background for massage, spa experiences, yoga, relaxation, or sleep.
Nature Sounds. Thunderstorm Sounds by Gaggle, 4.3 out of 5, 381 reviews
Thunderstorm Sounds is a nature sounds loop to help you sleep, relax, meditate, relieve stress, or block out unwanted noises.
Peaceful Sleep Sounds. Harp Sounds by Gaggle 4.5 out of 5, 258 reviews
Harp Sounds is a peaceful sleep sounds loop to help you sleep, relax, meditate, relieve stress, or block out unwanted noises.
Gluten Free News by Baltimore Gluten Free, 4.8 out of 5, 244 reviews
Gluten free news connects you to vetted research, products, events. Health Educator Andrea Tucker curates resources to help you live a healthy gluten free life.
Thunderstorm And Relaxation Sounds by Big Screen Entertainment Pty Ltd, 4.7 out of 5, 222 reviews
With this skill, you can pick from either a mindful breathing exercise, a list of inspiring quotes, or a sound selection to get you through your day with a little more relaxation.
The Free Life With Karen Diaz by 5 Star Briefing, 4.9 out of 5, 77 reviews
A daily series of calming inspiration to help keep you focused and supported on your journey to a healthy relationship with food and your body.
What is Skin Brushing by AMZ SKILLS, 4 out of 5, 63 reviews
This Alexa skill tells you about Skin Brushing, Three Easy Steps and Fast Facts. It is by the company Sublime Beauty, who sells skin-brushing products on Amazon.
Eucerin Skin Care by Eucerin Skin Care, 5 out of 5, 28 reviews
Skincare can be an overwhelming part of your daily routine, but it doesn’t have to be! Whether you’re not sure exactly what your skin needs, or you just need some suggestions on how to better care for your skin, the Eucerin Skin Care Skill help. It’s full of informative tips and product recommendations so that you can be sure you are giving your skin the best care.
OneRepMaxCalculator by Aloysius Paredes, 4.1 out of 5, 28 reviews
This skill calculates the one-repetition maximum weight using Brzycki’s method.
Health Fact or Myth by EdLogics LLC, 4.4 out of 5, 19 reviews
Health Fact or Myth allows you to improve your health knowledge in a fun way! Just tell Alexa you want to “Play Health Fact or Myth” and she will present you with a health-related statement. Then tell Alexa if it is a “fact” or a “myth”. Alexa will tell you if you got it right or wrong and explain the correct answer.