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It’s only been a few months since Amazon Prime Day came and went in a flash. But whether you’re still enjoying all your new purchases or feeling a bit of shopping FOMO (because you missed out on Apple AirPods Pro for just under $200!), you can officially look forward to even *moresavings during Amazon Prime Big Deal Days 2023. The two-day shopping event is like Prime Day 2, a second chance for Prime members to secure items on their wish list at too-good-to-be-true discounts from October 10 at 3 a.m. EDT to October 11.
So mark your calendars because there will be deals on all your favorite big-ticket brands, including Dyson, iRobot and Peloton, according to the retailer. And as if it couldn’t get any better, you’ll also find impressive discounts on kitchen gadgets, beauty must-haves and plenty of giftable electronics if you’re hoping to get some holiday shopping done early—we certainly are.
Needless to say, you’ll want to have a plan going into the 48-hour sale, so we’re here to help. Here’s everything you need to know about Prime Big Deal Days 2023 to ensure you make the most of it, plus all the best early Prime Day 2 deals up for grabs right now.
What Is the Prime Big Deal Days Event?
The Prime Big Deal Days Event is an exclusive two-day sale for Amazon Prime members, who will have access to thousands of deals from home and beauty to fashion and tech. In fact, the retailer says that new deals will drop as often as every *five minutes*, so rest assured that whatever you’ve been eyeing will likely be marked down at some point during the 48-hour sale.
When Is the Prime Big Deal Days Sale?
The fall shopping event kicks off on October 10 at 3 a.m. EDT and will run for precisely 48 hours through October 11. If you’re anything like us, you’re already counting down the days because this sale is going to be the best shopping event until Black Friday.
Do I Need to be a Prime Member to Shop Prime Big Deal Days?
Yes! As with any Prime Day event, you must be signed up to Amazon Prime to unlock the exclusive discounts. If you’re not already a member, you can sign up now for a free 30-day trial. Not only will this guarantee your access to the sale, but you’ll also get tons of perks like fast and free delivery on millions of items as well as a $0 food delivery fee on Grubhub orders for one year.
How to Sign Up for Amazon Prime
You can sign up for Amazon Prime right here. It takes just a few moments, and once your 30-day free trial is up, it’ll cost just $14.99 per month ($139 per year) or, if you’re a student, $7.49 per month ($69 per year).
Not sure if you want to commit to it long-term? No worries, you can pause or cancel the membership at any time. So, really, signing up is a no-brainer, especially since this Prime Big Deal Days event includes invite-only discounts, similar to Prime Day. Yes, Amazon is bringing them back, meaning members can request an invite to score some of the best deals on items expected to sell out, including the Blink smart home security camera (which is currently 60 percent off ahead of the main event!).
Got your eye on one item in particular? More good news: Prime members don’t have to worry about missing a discount because they can subscribe to receive deal alert notifications when specific items are marked down.
What to Buy on Sale During Prime Big Deal Days
Remember, everything you can think of will be on sale come October 10 and 11—luggage, snacks, car seats, you name it. However, if you want to save big *andget some holiday shopping done, there will be plenty of higher-ticket items worth adding to your cart. We’re talking the Samsung Frame TV, Dyson V8 vacuum and KitchenAid Artisan Mini stand mixer, all of which we expect to go on mega-sale like past Prime Day events.
Not to mention, with tons of beauty must-haves likely to be marked down, it’ll be the perfect opportunity to stock up on your vanity essentials for the rest of the year. (FYI: We’ll be keeping our eye on our favorite Grande Cosmetics Grandelash-MD lash enhancing serum and the viral Sunday Riley C.E.O. Glow face oil.)
Getting excited about shopping? We feel you. Thankfully, there are tons of early Prime Day 2 deals waiting for you, so you can get a head start. Here are the 16 best items you won’t want to miss on sale now.
Best Early Prime Big Deal Days Sales
1. Apple AirPods Pro
There’s a reason these AirPods Pro are the unsung heroes of our Zoom calls: They’re simply the best noise-canceling headphones ever. They allow us to effortlessly hear calls in loud environments and escape into our music during workouts, all thanks to a noise-cancellation mode that seriously blocks outside sounds (like sirens or construction). The earbuds also have a transparency mode, which lets in some external sounds during instances when you need to stay aware, like while traveling. Plus, with their long-lasting battery, you should be able to enjoy up to six hours of listening time per charge. All for less than $200? Yes, please.
$249; $199 at Amazon,Amazon
2. Beautural Foldable Steamer
Packed with 1,000 watts of power, this compact and portable steamer heats up in as little as 30 seconds to start getting those wrinkles out ASAP. We think you’ll love its leakproof design, since it means you can steam vertically and horizontally to your heart’s content without worrying about water splashing on your clothes. And if you end up loving it so much you can’t stand being without it on vacation? It folds up effortlessly to fit in your luggage, we can confirm.
From $35; $25 at Amazon,Amazon
3. Black Decker Dustbuster Vacuum
Real talk: This handheld vacuum is usually one of the first items to sell out during Amazon sales, which is all the more reason to grab it before the main event for as low as $44. Shoppers adore its cordless design and light weight (it comes in at less than three pounds!). But the main reason this compact dustbuster has garnered more than 35,000 5-star ratings? Its nozzle rotates 180 degrees to effortlessly get into hard-to-reach spots like a pro, while its powerful spinning suction feature sucks up dirt and debris in a flash. Crumbs between your couch cushions or under your fridge? This guy has got you covered.
$50; $44 at Amazon,Amazon
4. SolaWave Facial Wand
Does your skin need a little extra TLC? This four-in-one facial wand vibrates, warms and emits red light, which studies suggest can reduce fine lines and wrinkles, as well as promote collagen production for a rejuvenated complexion overall. PureWow Commerce Editor Olivia Dubyak tried it for herself and swears it helped minimize her under-eye circles. We won’t lie and say this is a huge shocker to us, though, since many celebs—from Reese Witherspoon to Nicole Kidman—have credited the device for their luminous skin in the past. In other words, it might just be your ticket to red carpet-worthy skin.
From $149; $108 at Amazon,Amazon
5. Crest 3D Whitestrips 1-Hour Express Kit
The Crest Whitestrips are another one of the biggest buys during Prime Day events. Shoppers waste no time stocking up on them for the year, and at $35, it wouldn’t be a bad idea for you to do the same. Buyers confirm that they really do brighten your teeth, and these powerful express strips can help get the job done even faster. Not convinced? Just scroll through reviewers’ before and after photos, and you’ll get the hype. FYI: The strips are coated with a tooth-whitening gel using a dentist-approved formula, according to the brand, so they should safely remove stains below the enamel surface.
$55; $35 at Amazon,Amazon
6. Amazon Fire TV Omni Series
No need for a Fire Stick here, since all of its capabilities are built right into this TV. It’s available in multiple sizes (so you can snag one that fits your space), but each one boasts a 4K Ultra HD screen to display your favorite shows and movies in vivid picture. Plus, the remote control has Alexa capabilities for hands-free access, which is another reason why one buyer is obsessed: “I have hardly touched the remote! Alexa voice control works great for controlling the TV as well as my smart home devices…The picture quality is amazing, and apps open and run fast!” Sounds like this smart TV checks all the boxes.
From $400; $360 at Amazon,Amazon
7. Fire TV Stick
Binging Virgin River on Netflix and Desperate Housewives on Hulu? You’re not the only one, which is why we’re not wasting any time scooping up this Fire TV stick that more than 400,000 reviewers have raved about. Buyers love how it “delivers an immersive viewing experience that is second to none” and how great it is “for those of us who can’t afford today’s ‘smart’ TV.” It essentially organizes your apps into one display hub, so you can stream like a pro. And you’ll get a kick out of the Amazon Alexa function, which allows you to search and launch your favorite titles, channels and music across several networks with your voice.
$40; $20 at Amazon,Amazon
8. Stasher Reusable Storage Bags
PureWow editors can vouch for these reusable silicone storage bags that make meal-prepping a bit more eco-friendly (and won’t bog down a backpack). To make them even *moreconvenient, the bags are also microwave-safe (up to 425 degrees Fahrenheit) and dishwasher-friendly, and now that school is back in session, you’ll want to add them to your cart for all your lunch-packing needs. With this set, you get four: two in a standard size (15 ounces) and two in a snack size (9.9 ounces).
from $46; $35 at Amazon,Amazon
9. Ailtec Glass Food Storage Containers
Leakproof and airtight food storage is what you’ll be getting when you buy these glass containers on sale. Each set is packed with nine pieces in different sizes and shapes with matching lids to boot. Oh, and feel free to put them in the microwave (sans the lids!), oven (up to 752 degrees Fahrenheit), freezer (up to 400 degrees Fahrenheit) and dishwasher. And, guys, they’re stackable in case you’re worried about cabinet clutter.
$33; $30 at Amazon,Amazon
10. Apple AirTag Pack
Pop one of these small devices onto your suitcase, purse, keychain or whatever else you’re afraid to lose to help keep track of your most important items with the help of Bluetooth technology. Afraid of losing your luggage at the airport? An AirTag will give you peace of mind as you can simply locate it right from your phone. Always looking for your keys? Pop one of these on a keychain and you’ll never misplace them again. According to PureWow Senior Commerce Editor Stephanie Maida, setting them up is super easy, so you can even gift them to someone who doesn’t have a ton of tech knowledge.
$99; $89 at Amazon,Amazon
11. Project E Beauty Skin Rejuvenation Photon Mask
Since the $455 Dr. Dennis Gross DRx SpectraLite FaceWare Pro may or may not be in the budget, we suggest getting your hands on this popular LED mask that’s on sale for as low as $133. With 150 lights in seven different colors that emit at what are considered to be skin-benefiting wavelengths, this mask should provide similar face-clearing and collagen-boosting results. One buyer shares, “This mask is just awesome! I’ve only been using it ten minutes at a time (trying out different lights), and I IMMEDIATELY notice brighter, happier, purer and calmer skin.”
$170; $133 at Amazon,Amazon
12. Kasa Ultra-Mini Smart Plug
These little plugs can turn just about anything in your home into a smart device. Plug these into your outlets where you have other items plugged in (think: your living room lamp), and you can set up the app to control them remotely, so you won’t have to get up to turn a switch off or on. You can also set your plug on a timer to turn it off after a certain amount of time (something that’s super handy if you’re going to bed or heading out for the evening).
$20; $15 at Amazon,Amazon
13. Nespresso VertuoPlus Coffee and Espresso Machine
Yes, you can get barista-grade coffee at home, by your own hands. This machine will make you a delicious cup of joe in under three minutes. “The machine creates a quality shot of espresso each time with a perfect crema, quite comparable to what a traditional espresso machine would pull. As for the coffee, admittedly it tastes more like espresso than drip coffee—meaning, it’s a lot stronger than your standard coffee maker. However, I enjoy a strong cup, so this isn’t a drawback for me,” says VP of Editorial Candace Davison. You can get the machine for 15 percent off while the sale is going on (and hurry, because this guy probably will sell out fast).
$199; $169 at Amazon,Amazon
14. Belador Bathroom Rug Set
At a whopping 72 percent off, this set comes with a larger mat and a smaller one to place where you see fit in your bathroom. The rubber backing will keep them in place when you step out of your shower. Plus, the plush chenille material is said to be absorbent and soft on your feet, and the company says it air dries in just minutes.
from $50; $14 at Amazon,Amazon
15. Eufy Boost IQ RoboVac
Now’s your chance to get a robot vacuum you can actually afford. For just over $100, you can clean your floors up without even taking a step. Similar to another robovac favorite, the iRobot Roomba 694 (also on sale from $275 to $249), this vacuum learns your floor plan to map out where to go each time it’s in use. This automatic machine is quiet, slim and boasts up to a 100-minute battery life, according to reviewers. Once it’s done, it will pop itself back on the charger to juice up for the next clean.
$115; $105 at Amazon,Amazon
16. Cuisinart Air Fryer and Convection Oven
A kitchen gadget that acts as multiple appliances in one is a must-have—especially when it’s on sale. And according to Senior Food Editor Katherine Gillen, who tested a slightly larger version of this does-it-all air fryer and toaster oven, it’s incredibly versatile and a great piece to have for a small kitchen space. “I don’t know how long it takes to preheat my regular oven, but it’s similar to watching a pot of water come to a boil. The Cuisinart takes a quick five minutes to preheat,” she writes. And when the food goes in, it cooks fast.” It also bakes, broils, reheats, slow cooks, roasts and broils. What more can you ask for?
$230; $171 at AmazonRELATED
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