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Amazon Prime Day 2020 is here, bringing with it 48 hours of deals and flash sales.
This year, Prime Day runs from Tuesday, Oct. 13 to Wednesday, Oct. 14, and there are more deals than ever to dig through — more a million, in fact. That could lead to a lot of time spent finding out what exactly is a good deal, and what’s worth skipping and waiting to buy on Black Friday instead.
There are also more alternative Prime Day sales going on to compete with the self-made “shopping holiday” for those who don’t want to spend their cash at Amazon. Instead, you might even browse some of the Black-owned businesses on Amazon to support this Prime Day.
Take a look below, and keep checking back throughout Prime Day because we’ll keep updating this guide:
Before Prime Day is officially over, we wanted to find the absolute best deals that are still live. From TVs that can let you stream away to cookware sets that’ll make mealtimes easier on you, you can check down below for Prime Day 2020 deals that are in stock.
Our shopping editors know a good deal when they see one. They’ve been clicking and scrolling away for weeks ahead of Prime Day, on the hunt to weed out the best deals from the unremarkable ones. From a water flosser to an office chair that’s not ugly, here’s what our editors are buying for themselves from all of the Prime Day deals happening now.
The can’t-miss Prime Day cookware deals on Calphalon, Cuisinart, Le Creuset and more at places like Amazon, Target and Macy’s. Check out our full guide.
This Prime Day, we’ve spotted everything from big ticket items like this Brooklinen bedding set to small, thoughtful gifts like Homesick Candles on sale. Take a look at our guide to deals to get now and gift later.
What are weighted blankets, you might wonder? These are blankets that have weights, like glass beads or pellets, sewn into them. Some swear by to help alleviate anxiety and sleep better. If you’re looking for one for yourself or to gift, there are plenty on sale this Prime Day. Check out our guide.
We found (mostly under $20!) Prime Day deals on everyday household finds you’ll get a lot of use out of. Take a look at our guide.
This Prime Day, you can shop Amazon and still support small businesses. Amazon is offering up to 20% off select products from its “Amazon Handmade” section, which is a space for small businesses to sell their own goods. (Think Amazon’s version of Etsy.) Amazon said in an announcement that this would be its “biggest small business promotion ever.” Check out our guide to our favorite small businesses to shop during the event.
You don’t need to get all brand new furniture to refresh your space, either. Sometimes a fresh start is in the details, whether that’s adding a new throw blanket on your couch or organizing your things properly to create more open space. Check out our guide to Prime Day home deals under $100.
There are plenty of kitchen deals that you don’t want to miss out on from big-name brands like Calphalon, KitchenAid, Keurig and Instant Pot, just to name a few. If you’ve been waiting to save on an air fryer for your French fries, a bread maker machine for homemade sourdough, a blender for smoothies, or even a pasta machine to master your penne, now’s your chance. Browse all of our Prime Day kitchen deals here.
Target is once again offering Target Deal Days on Oct. 13 and 14 —the same two days as Prime Day. During Target’s Deal Days, you’ll get free two-day shipping on items over $35 — a price point that isn’t hard to hit if you’re buying your usual Prime Day hot items such as the Instant Pot, a Dyson vacuum or the Revlon One-Step.
Out of all the markdowns we’ve seen, we were surprised at the Apple AirPods Pro, which might just be the cheapest we’ve ever seen them at $199 at Amazon, Walmart and Target. Originally, the AirPods Pro are $249. We’ve also found deals on iPads, iPhones, AirPods Pro, MacBooks and Apple Watches this year. Check out our full Apple Prime Day deals guide here.
The best headphone deal we’ve spotted for Prime Day 2020 is on Bose QuietComfort 35 II Wireless Bluetooth Headphone, which are usually priced at $349 but are $199 for Prime Day. These headphones feature three levels of noise cancellation and are compatible with Alexa and Google Assistant. Check out our full Prime Day headphones deals guide here.
The Home Depot is having its Fall Savings sale, which will run from Oct. 8 until Oct. 21. The sale features deals for every room in your home, from your bedroom to the bathroom. Your best bet might be on furniture markdowns, since there are tons of them, whether you’re going for an art deco feel or are more into midcentury modern. Check out our favorite furniture that’s on sale here.
The most affordable laptop we spotted on our screens is this MacBook Air that was $999 and, when you apply a $50 off coupon at checkout, comes down to $850 at Amazon. Check out our full guide to laptop and tablet deals to make work and school from home easier.
The Prime Day, Brooklinen is offering a rare deal for 15% off sitewide with no minimum purchase. The sale excludes “Spaces” items but there are still a ton of sheet sets, towels and even fluffy robes to snag at a discount.
From a cotton sheet set with almost 60,000 reviews to “Super Plush” robe that would make a perfect gift for mom this Christmas, you might just turn to Brooklinen for cozy gifting this year. One of our shopping editors swears by the linen hardcore bundle that comes with a matching duvet. Check out the sale here.
Has your sex life been personally victimized by the pandemic? You wouldn’t be alone, if so. Amazon’s 2020 Prime Day is here, and anyone who shops on Amazon knows the retailer has a robust NSFW section full of top-rated sex toys. This Prime Day, like Prime Days’ past, you’ll find deep discounts on adult best sellers, such as vibrators, rings, plugs and more. We found a few best sellers hiding in the sale, including the Satisfyer Pro 2 clitoris stimulator and the TIANI 24K, a luxury couples vibe. Browse our full collection of deals on sex toys.
This Prime Day, we’ve seen deals on everything from home gym equipment and accessories, to workout clothes. Maybe you’re looking to invest in a proper weight bench, an indoor exercise bike that’s more affordable than Peloton or maybe even a massage gun to soothe tired post-workout muscles.
We’ve spotted this OSUDA stationary indoor cycling bike on sale for $288, marked down from $399. We’ve also spotted this Flyby massage gun on sale for $70 from $130. It’s perfect for melting away tension and easing stiff muscles. Check out our full guide to fitness Prime Day deals here.
If you’re short on counter space and usually cooking for one, the Instant Pot Duo Mini (3-quart) is perfect for making small meals. It normally retails for $80, but is on sale for up to 50% off right now. The Instant Pot Duo (6-quart), on the other hand, can feed up to six people and is perfect for serving up a family. It normally rings in at $100, but you can get it on sale for up to 50% off on Amazon. Browse more Instant Pot deals we’ve found so far.
Amazon isn’t the only place to score Prime Day deals on couches, desks, chairs, dining tables, mattresses and more. We’ve spotted plenty of alternative Prime Day sales at retailers you trust like West Elm, AllModern and Wayfair.
This Prime Day, you’ll save not only on desks for small spaces and cute home office chairs, but there are also deals on printers, monitors and other home office accessories like a new Apple Magic Mouse or Apple Magic Keyboard and even laptop stands that’ll make your home office more productive.
For Prime Day 2020, we’ve spotted deals on pretty much every kind of Dyson product, from the Dyson V8 Motorhead cord-free vacuum to the beloved Dyson Airwrap Styler. This Dyson V8 Motorhead Origin Cordfree Vacuum normally retails for $380 but you can get it on sale for just $280 on Prime Day. You can also save on the Dyson Supersonic Hair Dryer and the Dyson Airwrap Styler.
Now’s your chance to save on the bestselling, top-rated Fire TV Stick that’s on sale for Prime Day for just $30, down from its full price of $50. With this streaming device, you can control what’s happening on the screen with Alexa and can search through shows and movies with your voice. Get it on sale now.
Last year, we saw TVs sell out in less than 3 minutes, so we’ve been on the hunt for what could be this years hottest deals. That way, you can be sure to find what you want when you want it. So far, the best TV deal we’ve probably seen isn’t actually at Amazon — this Sony 65″ Class 4K UHD LED Android Smart TV was $1000 and is now $698 at Walmart. We’re dubbing it a “can’t-miss” deal this Prime Day. Check out our full TV deals guide here.
You can snag Apple’s newest AirPods Pro on Prime Day while they’re on sale for just $199. They normally retail for $249. This is the best price we’ve ever seen on Apple’s AirPods Pro, and the first time they’ve ever been marked down below $200. On Black Friday 2019, they were on sale for $235, and earlier this summer they were on sale for $220.
Alternatively, Apple AirPods with a wired charging case — Apple’s oldest version of AirPods — usually retail for $159, but for Prime Day they are marked down the price to $129. That’s the same price they were for Black Friday 2019.
In response to Prime Day, Walmart announced it’s offering a two-day sales promotion called the “Big Save Event.” It includes deals on electronics, video games, appliances, home goods, toys, beauty, fashion and more. Walmart’s alternative Prime Day deals start on Oct. 11 at 7 p.m. Eastern time and last through Oct. 15. Check out our full guide to Walmart’s “Big Save Event” and browse the sale for yourself.
There’s lots of vacuums on sale right now, including from beloved brands like Dyson, Hoover, Dirt Devil and iRobot if you want one that’ll swept your space with just one touch. Out of all the vacuum markdowns we’ve seen, the top two deals include this Dyson Cyclone V10 Absolute Vacuum that’s now $400 (usually it’s $550) and version of the iRobot Roomba that was $449 and is now $299.
There are plenty of competitive Prime Day sales going on to know about, like Nordstrom’s clearance sale, a JCPenney deal for an extra 30% off $75 or this Urban Outfitters flash sale. You also may want to consider shopping at some Black-owned businesses this week, too. Check out our full Prime Day fashion deals guide here.
We’ve also found alternative Prime Day beauty sales at ULTA, Sephora and Dermstore. We’ve also spotted a deal on the cult-favorite Revlon One-Step hair dryer and volumizer hot air brush. This top-rated hot air brush has become the stuff of legend, racking up a whopping 83,000 reviews on Amazon.
Hold The Foam: We Found Prime Day Deals On Espresso Machines
If you want to enjoy lattes, cappuccinos and espressos from home, Prime Day deals might mean it’s finally time to buy that Breville The Barista, Nespresso Vertuo Machine or De’Longhi Bar Pump Espresso and Cappuccino Machine you’ve been eyeing for a while. Check out our full guide of deals here.
The Home Depot just announced its Fall Savings sales event, which runs through Oct. 21. The two-week-long sale features deals on mattresses for a good night’s sleep and living room furniture to change up your space. There are also discounts on kitchen items and small appliances, such as cookware, air fryers and drinkware. Check out our full guide to The Home Depot deals.
Where you spend your money matters a lot. For Prime Day, we went ahead and identified a few of the Black-owned businesses that you can buy from on Amazon. Remember, you can support these businesses on Prime Day and beyond. Check out our full guide to Black-owned businesses on Amazon.
The Revlon One-Step hair dryer and volumizer hot air brush is a styling tool that makes at-home blowouts a reality. Our own shopping editors — all with very different morning routines and hair textures — even reviewed it to see if it was really worth the hype. (Spoiler: They think it is!) Normally $60, get it on sale this Prime Day.
Dog DNA test kits like Embark and Wisdom Panel — two of the most popular ones, and the two that we’ve previously tested at HuffPost Finds — use a small saliva sample from your four-legged friend to provide you with information about their breed, health and more. Check out deals on them here.
The top-rated AncestryDNA: Genetic Ethnicity Test, which is originally $99, is now on sale for $49. The ever-popular (and pricier) 23andMe Health + Ancestry Service: Personal Genetic DNA Test, which is usually $199, is now on sale for $100.
For those of us who have been too tired lately, we found all of the mattress deals happening this Prime Day. Lots of the prices we’re seeing are pretty on par with what brands were offering on Labor Day, so you know you’re getting a good deal. Take a look at our full mattress deals guide.
It’s a rare treat to spot a Nintendo Switch in stock right now at major retailers like Walmart, Amazon, Target and GameStop — much less one that’s on sale. Instead, you might find better deals on other gaming consoles that recently announced drop dates for newer models. Check out our full guide to gaming deals here.
This Prime Day, we’ve seen diapers, clothes, car seats, scrollers and toys on sale for Prime Day, including from brands well-known baby brands like Gerber, Graco and Maxi-Cosi. Out of all the deals, this Maxi-Cosi baby stroller is probably the best deal— originally it’s $800, but you get it now for $200 off, coming in at $600 at Amazon. Check out our full guide to baby deals.
This article originally appeared on HuffPost.