33 Shockingly Good Early Holiday Deals On Amazon You’d Regret Missing

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ByThe Commerce Team
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Black Friday 2021 is still weeks away, but Amazon just kicked off its early holiday deals, with serious discounts across just about every category. You don’t even need to be a Prime member to shop the sales. But if you are, there are exclusive perks you can take advantage of, like using Amazon’s mobile app to send gifts to friends using just their phone number or email (i.e. you don’t need their mailing address).

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In addition to a comprehensive epic daily deals page, where you’ll find steep discounts from big brands like Samsung, Black+Decker, and Instant Pot, there’s also a holiday prep shop where you can stock up on festive trimmings for your space, as well as Amazon holiday gift guides for inspiration. If you like to shop small, Amazon’s small business gift guide will make it simple to find emerging brands in a wide range of categories, including apparel, toys, and jewelry.

But more discounts does mean more products to sort through, which is why the Commerce Editors are rounding up the very best of the early holiday deals below. Be sure to check back, as we’ll be refreshing this page regularly with the latest and greatest.


31% off Apple Airpods with a charging case

Customers can't stop raving about the Apple AirPods, giving these wireless earbuds a near-perfect 4.8-star overall rating after nearly 400,000 reviews. This pair with a wired charging case gives you up to 5 hours of audio on a single charge and 24 hours with the case.


42% off Crest 3D Whitestrips

Crest 3D Whitestrips give you pro-grade whitening at home, removing up to 14 years of stains for sparkling results. With a 4.6-star overall rating after 52,000 reviews, this fan-favorite 20-treatment pack is on sale for a wallet-friendly price, so act fast.


40% off the most popular pillows on Amazon

Get this two-pack of hotel-quality gel pillows that are perfect for side, back, and stomach sleepers. They boast an overall 4.5-star rating on Amazon from over 120,000 shoppers and are among the most popular pillows on the site. If you click the coupon box, you can score an additional 40% off.


31% off this luxe set of satin pillowcases

Boasting a 4.5-star overall rating after 208,000 reviews, these are Amazon's top choice for satin pillowcases. Not only are they temperature-regulating to keep you cool, but they help prevent hair breakage and pillow creases on your face.


55% off this popular no-touch thermometer

This touchless thermometer takes quick and accurate temperature readings with the touch of a button. It runs on AAA batteries, which are included, so you can use it anywhere — and if you click the coupon box on Amazon, you can save an additional 5%.


24% off this 5-pack of lightning cables

Stocking up on a value pack of lightning cables is always a smart idea, especially when they're on sale. This set of five cables comes in one size, 6 feet, and has a glowing 4.5-star overall rating on Amazon with hundreds of reviews. These are also nylon braided for more durability and even MFI-certified and compatible for iPhone.


36% off this best-selling deep-pocket sheet set

The best-selling sheets on Amazon feature a whopping 260,000 ratings and 4.5 stars overall. The 1,800-thread-count microfiber set is hypoallergenic, incredibly soft, and comes out of the dryer wrinkle-free. Queen, full, and twin sizes are all on sale now for a similar low price.


35% off this 23andMe ancestry test kit

This 23andMe ancestry kit has helped thousands of people discover their heritage and health background (just take a look at the 27,000 Amazon reviews and 4.7-star overall rating). Not only does this kit give you a snapshot at your ancestry composition, but it also flags any genetic predispositions you may have toward health concerns and diseases.


50% off this digital meat thermometer

This digital meat thermometer takes the guesswork out of meal prep by providing accurate temperature readings in seconds flat without cutting into your food. It folds up compactly when not in use, and features a magnet on the back for seriously convenient storage. It’s earned thousands of perfect reviews on Amazon for being simple yet brilliant, with an easy-to-read LED screen that fans love.


41% off the these comfy high-waisted leggings

A pair of comfortable, high-waisted leggings is a wardrobe staple, and these best-selling leggings come in capri and full length, and 25 different colors. They're made with a spandex-blend fabric that's perfect for working out, running errands, or lounging on the couch. They're so versatile, it's no wonder they have a 4.3-star overall rating after 66,000 Amazon reviews.


50% off this 3-pack of scissors

Boasting an average 4.8-star rating from over 40,000 Amazon shoppers, this three-pack of safety scissors is a great buy. They have sharp stainless steel blades, and comfortable handles that are coated with a softer material.


57% off this multi-use concealer that comes in 18 shades

This Maybelline multi-use concealer goes on smooth and comes in 18 different shades so you can easily find your perfect match. It's a cult-favorite beauty product on Amazon with more than 42,000 reviews and a 4.4-star rating, and you can snag it for cheap while it’s on sale.


33% off this 2-pack of high-waisted fishnets

The number one best-selling pair of tights on Amazon, these fishnet stockings are great for layering underneath shorts, dresses, or skirts, and add a fun detail to any outfit. These come in two different net designs and have an elastic waistband so they fit comfortably, no matter how long you wear them.


38% off the Fire TV Stick with an Alexa voice remote

This Fire TV Stick comes with an Alexa-enabled remote, so you don’t even have to press a button to stream your favorite shows. It boasts over 56,000 perfect five-star ratings on Amazon, and can stream in full HD.


44% off the Amazon Echo Show

This Alexa-connected smart display has a crisp and portable 5.5-inch screen that lets you make video calls, watch shows, flip through recipes, and manage smart devices in your home. Control with your voice or the interactive touchscreen. This do-everything gadget has a stellar 4.6-star rating across 423,000 reviews.


38% off the 3rd Generation Echo Dot

Get the third-generation Echo Dot smart speaker for an impressive 38% off right now. This small-but-mighty Alexa-enabled speaker boasts an impressive 4.7-star rating from over a million Amazon shoppers who say it's super useful.


33% off a popular vitamin C serum

This cult-favorite vitamin C serum also has vitamin E for healing, witch hazel for toning, and hyaluronic acid for moisture. The 37,000 Amazon reviews speak for themselves.


29% off these handy facial dermaplaning tools

These Schick Hydro Silk Touch-Up razors are so handy. Not only are they perfect for grooming and shaping your brows, but you can also use them for dermaplaning (aka removing all the peach fuzz off your skin so your makeup glides on more smoothly). Right now, these cult-favorite tools, which boast over 100,000 Amazon reviews, are being sold in a pack of three for a bargain price.


25% off this robot vacuum that’s also a wet mop

Specifically designed to tackle the tough messes found in homes with pets, this two-in-one robot vacuum also works as a mop. It's recommended for use on hard floors, and can run for up to 130 minutes on a single charge.


37% off this rotating makeup organizer

This transparent organizer rotates a full 360 degrees so all your items are easily spy-able. Perfect for makeup, skincare products, hair accessories, jewelry, and more, over 7,000 reviewers give this practical space-saver 4.6 stars.


42% off this cult-favorite hair styling tool

When it comes to hair tools, the Revlon One-Step is an MVP that's garnered a 4.6-star overall rating after 312,000 reviews(!). The two-in-one hairdryer and styler amps up the volume, but doesn't damage hair. Grab this, and you can look like you had a salon blowout every single morning.


40% off this classic Le Creuset enameled dutch oven

If you've been waiting for Le Creuset's enameled dutch ovens to go on sale, consider your wait over. Right now, you can get this piece of heirloom cookware for a whopping 40% off on Amazon. It boasts a near-perfect average rating of 4.9 stars with hundreds of positive ratings from Amazon shoppers.


27% off this 2-pack of highly rated smart plugs

If you're looking to upgrade your home tech, a set of smart plugs is a great place to start. These mini plugs let you voice control any outlet with either Amazon Alexa or Google Assistant. Wildly popular on Amazon, they boast over 37,000 perfect five-star ratings.


20% off a set of flameless candles

If you want to add some ambiance to your space without dealing with actual candles, get this set of three flameless LED candles instead. They come in pretty gold glass containers, run on AA batteries, and come with a 10-key remote that includes a timer.


20% off the Apple AirPods Pro

Majorly discounted while the sale lasts, these Apple AirPods Pro are a steal, offering active noise cancellation, a water-resistant design, and a more comfortable, ergonomic fit when compared to previous models. With 206,000 Amazon reviews and counting, these best-selling Bluetooth earbuds have earned a near-perfect, 4.8-star rating overall.


50% off this best-selling weighted blanket

The best-selling YnM weighted blanket has 26,000 Amazon reviews and a 4.6-star rating because it's considered a great value under normal circumstances — but right now, you can grab its calming glass beads and seven-layer structure for less than $50. Click the coupon box to save an extra $10.


32% off these bike shorts with a smartphone pocket

These popular bike shorts have a comfortable high-waisted silhouette, and are made from a silky soft fabric that's designed to help keep you cool. The best part, though, is the fact that these shorts have large side pockets big enough to hold a smartphone. They boast an average 4.7-star rating on Amazon from thousands of shoppers.


28% off Covergirl’s Lash Blast Mascara

This popular volumizing mascara from Covergirl boasts an impressive 8,600+ perfect five-star ratings on Amazon. Fans say that it doesn't clump, and is great for achieving a high-drama look.


28% off this handy outdoor smart plug

Set timers for your string lights, control your outdoor entertainment center, and more with this outdoor smart plug. It comes with two outlets, and works within 300 feet of the nearest WiFi source.


18% off these versatile Neutrogena makeup wipes

With an overall 4.8-star rating from over 80,000 Amazon shoppers, these alcohol-free makeup remover wipes are a must-have item. These best-selling facial wipes can be used day or night, and for under $15, you can 75 wipes.


38% off this value pack of zip ties

Zip ties are so useful to have around the house for everything from minor repairs to keeping your holiday decorations in place, and this 100-pack of heavy duty zip ties is currently on sale. They have a self-locking design, and are backed by thousands of positive ratings on Amazon.


14% off this popular facial trimmer

This all-in-one grooming tool boasts an impressive 4.6-star rating from over 76,000 Amazon shoppers who love its versatility. It comes with 13 different attachments, so it has a wide variety of uses, as well as self-sharpening steel blades.


45% off this multipack of moisturizing hand soap

Stock up on hand soap before cold and flu season starts with this six-pack of moisturizing, aloe-infused Softsoap. It's backed by thousands of positive ratings on Amazon and is a steal at less than a dollar per bottle.


34% off this cool mist humidifier

This cool mist humidifier has a 2.2-liter capacity, and multiple mist settings, so you can breathe easy. It's Amazon's number-one bestselling humidifier and has thousands of fans on the site.


33% off the Amazon Kindle

This Kindle has so many great features that make for a comfortable reading experience anywhere, like a built-in front light, adjustable brightness settings, and a glare-free screen. Other highlights include a long-lasting battery, built-in Audible, and Bluetooth technology, so you can even use this to listen to audiobooks. Over 25,000 Amazon reviewers left this a five-star rating.


47% off the Maybelline Fit Me Matte + Poreless Liquid Foundation

Maybelline's Fit Me foundation has earned its place in the drugstore foundation hall of fame. Its lightweight formula is great for everyday wear, and leaves a medium-coverage, matte finish that's easy to match to your skin tone, thanks to the 40-color shade range. With 72,000 Amazon reviews and a glowing, 4.5-star overall rating, this foundation is tried and true — and majorly discounted while sales last.


27% off these outdoor string lights

For outdoor gatherings or al fresco dining in your backyard, a set of weatherproof string lights like this one from addlon is a great investment. These come in a 48-foot length with 15 incandescent light bulbs per string. You can connect up to five of them to outfit your entire outdoor space, and each bulb has a hook above it so you can anchor them to tree branches, posts, or railings — you name it. Over 17,000 Amazon users have invested in this set, and the reviews are rave to the tune of a 4.7-star overall rating. Clip the coupon to save an extra 5% off the sale price, for an even better deal.


43% off this 5-pack of soft wool socks

These cozy socks are made with a breathable blend of wool, cotton, and polyester, and they've racked up nearly 14,000 perfect ratings on Amazon. They come in a convenient multipack with five different colors, so you'll have one for each day of the week.


24% off these color-changing LED light strips

Add some ambiance to your space with these fan-favorite LED strip lights, which have earned an impressive 4.6-star overall rating after more than 50,000 reviews. These fully customizable, remote-controlled lights feature adjustable brightness and light modes, and their "cuttable" design can easily accommodate the size of your wall. This order also comes with self-adhesive tape and other mounting accessories.


39% off this 6-pack of heavy-duty Scotch packaging tape

Featuring more than 63,000 ratings and an overall 4.8 stars, this clear 3M shipping tape has strong adhesive that’s designed to stay put on all kinds of boxes. Now’s a good time to stock up on the popular tape, too — this six-pack of rolls and dispensers is steeply discounted.


32% off this sherpa fleece throw blanket

Good luck getting out of bed in the morning: this cozy blanket is buttery soft with a luminous, velvety fleece and dense sherpa lining that looks and feels luxurious. With more than 50,000 reviews on Amazon, it’s earned a 4.7-star overall rating. Many fans have dubbed it one of the best they’ve ever owned. “I look like Linus from Peanuts since I'm carrying it around with me everywhere,” one fan gushed.


30% off this cult-favorite drugstore mascara

Not only does essence Lash Princess mascara have a devoted following IRL, but it's been awarded over 110,000 five-star Amazon ratings as well. Stock up on a few tubes while they're cheap so you're set for the rest of the year.