Here’s What You Can Get on Sale Before Prime Day

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Chloe Jeong

Amazon Prime Day is almost here! Whether you're a serial bargain hunter or a sucker for a good deal, Amazon Prime Day is something to get excited about. Prime Day 2021 was Amazon's most successful yet, with over 2 million deals offered and more than 250 million products sold. So if there's ever a time to shop 'til you drop, Prime Day is certainly it.

With hard-to-pass-up discounts on everything from facial steamers to mascaras, the beauty and wellness deals are worth taking advantage of. Plus, be sure to keep an eye out for other retailers like Walmart, Kohl's, Bed Bath & Beyond—all of whom are holding matching sales in July.

If you’re not a Prime member yet, you can still sign up for a free 30-day Amazon Prime membership, then get shopping! Be sure to check out Amazon’s Handmade Makers section this Prime Day, too.

There are a ton of deals to sift through during Prime Day, so we wanted to highlight some of our favorites.

NuFACE Advanced Facial Toning Kit

NuFACE Advanced Facial Toning Kit

Courtesy of Amazon

Normally $339, Now $254

Consider this sleek microcurrent device a magic wand for your skin. It comfortably fits in the palm of your hand, with two smooth metal balls that you massage around your face in conjunction with the special gel-primer conductor formula.

Foreo UFO Smart Mask Treatment Device

Foreo UFO

Courtesy of Amazon

Normally $219, Now $177

Got 90 seconds? That's all it takes to turn a regular sheet mask treatment into a spa-level experience, thanks to the cooling, warming, and T-Sonic pulsations with red, blue, and green LED light therapy of this device.

Amazon Kindle Paperwhite

kindle paperwhite

Normally $160, Now $90

Take a second to read as you sit in your favorite hair and face mask. Amazon's Paperwhite Kindle makes it feel like you're holding and reading a real book.

T3 Cura Hair Dryer

T3 Cura Dryer

Normally $245, Now $218

A luxury hair dryer like this one can set you back a pretty penny, so make the most of this Prime Day markdown. It's fast, easy to use, and delivers smooth strands without sacrificing volume and body.

Haus Laboratories 3-Piece Makeup Set

Haus Labs 3 piece

Normally $49, Now $19

Lady Gaga's makeup line launched in 2020 and has won over the hearts of many a beauty lover. We love this three-piece set from the brand, which features a lip liner pencil, liquid eyeshadow, and lip gloss—available at a whopping 70% off.

PMD Clean Pro

PMD Clean

Normally $179, Now $135

Take your skincare routine to the next level with this luxury facial cleansing brush that breaks down debris at 7,000 vibrations per minute. If you flip it over, you'll notice real rose quartz stone, which can be swept across the skin.

Levi's 501 Original Shorts

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Amazon

Normally $60, Now $25

Get your hands on a classic pair of jean shorts you'll wear over and over again, all summer long. An Amazon Best Seller at an almost 60% discount, you won't find a better deal for Levi's.

Bed Head Wave Artist Deep Waver for Beach Waves Generation II

Bed Head Waves

Normally $30, Now $21

Whether you're looking for loose, beachy waves or tight, defined curls, this Amazon's Choice iron can get you there in minutes, making your styling routine a total breeze.

TruSkin Vitamin C Serum

TruSkin Vitamin C Serum

Courtesy of Amazon

Normally $30, Now $20

This Prime Day, Amazon’s number one best-selling overall facial serum is on sale. Run, don't walk, to add this serum to your cart.

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Foreo Bear Mini

Foreo Bear Mini

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Normally $219, Now $199

Need a face lift? Save 9% on this beloved mini facial toning device before Prime Day.

Garden of Life Multivitamin

Garden of Life Multivitamins

Courtesy of Amazon

Normally $45, Now $32

This nutritionist-approved supplement is the only vitamin brand on the market boasting a dual certification (it's certified USDA Organic and non-GMO Project Verified). Plus, it happens to be vegan, gluten-free, and chock-full of 19 essential vitamins and minerals, including supportive vitamin B12 and iron levels.

Olay Regenerist Night Recovery Cream

Olay Regenerist Night Recovery Cream

Courtesy of Amazon

Normally $27, Now $23

Maximize your beauty sleep with this drugstore gem, which has been racking up rave reviews since its launch. Its combo of anti-aging ingredients works overtime to moisturize, exfoliate, boost cell turnover, and smooth the appearance of fine lines and wrinkles.

Native Deodorant (3-Pack)

Native Deodorant

Courtesy of Amazon

Normally $36, Now $33

Don't miss the discount on this best-selling (and Byrdie favorite) natural deodorant.

Native Deodorant

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Maybelline SuperStay Matte Ink Liquid Lipstick

Maybelline superstay ink

Normally $10, Now $8

The brand's beloved liquid lipsticks were already priced at a steal, but now they're even more affordable. From classic red to subtle nude, there's a wide range of shades to choose from—all of which promise to last up to 16 hours.

When Is Amazon Prime Day 2022?

Amazon confirmed Prime Day 2022 is set to kick off July 12. The 48-hour sale starts at 12 am PDT on July 12 and runs through July 13 until 11:59 pm PDT. Queue: “Alexa, keep me posted on Prime Day” to stay updated on the official deals, and to get notified when the sales start.

The two-day sales event first debuted in July 2015 and continued as a mid-July summer event through 2019. While Prime Day 2020 was postponed from July to October 13 to 14, Prime Day 2021 was back in Q2, and Prime Day 2022 is following suit.

What Is Amazon Prime Day?

The annual Amazon shopping two-day event features jaw-dropping discounts on everything from home goods, fitness gear, electronics, beauty essentials, and beyond, and is only available to Amazon Prime Members (a mere 200 million members and counting).

How Do You Become an Amazon Prime Member?

Amazon Prime Membership is a monthly subscription that grants members Amazon’s free and expedited delivery options (sometimes as quick as same day), along with access to movies and shows on Prime Video, digital books via Prime Reading, try-before-you-buy perks through Prime Wardrobe, and more. Amazon Prime membership costs $14.99 per month or $139 per year and you can sign up anytime here and score a 30-day free trial membership.

What Categories Are Best to Shop on Prime Day?

While Amazon devices like Kindles, Alexas, and Echo smart speakers are known to feature some of the most eye-catching deep discounts during Prime Day’s pasts, shoppers can also expect to see mega-savings on cookware, electronics (like headphones and televisions), and beauty tools (like hair dryers and skincare devices). 

“Amazon’s Prime Day is key for beauty fans that are waiting to make a bigger purchase on some of the biggest brand names in beauty,” shares Brittney H. Levine, On-Air Style & Trend Expert. “I always wait to buy my hair tools and accessories like makeup brushes and rollers, which have consistently shown to be up to 30 percent off,” she says. Other high-ticket beauty favorites to keep an eye on: fragrance, skincare treatments, and hair care including masks, shampoos, and conditioners. 

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