I'm wary of eBay too, it's just easier for my poor brain. Aliexpress has listing overload, eBay is minutely easier to navigate - for me anyway.I can’t stand eBay these days, personally. Aliexpress isn’t my go to, I’m skeptical of a lot of their stuff…but no more so than Ebay.
There are very few sellers on eBay that I would buy from multiple times.
Edit: part of my confession was that I had bought from eBay