Shop these 7 amazing Amazon deals ahead of this weekend

There’s nothing quite like an amazing Amazon sale to get us adding items to our carts and awaiting the Prime delivery truck. But this weekend, Amazon has a wealth of top options on sale for a limited time.

If you’ve wanted to swipe a Vitamix blender, now’s your chance. Or, if you’re on the prowl for an air fryer, the retailer has slashed down prices that make our Friday / weekend mood that much more celebratory.

Better yet, Amazon has so many deals right now, you’d think it’s Prime Day (spoiler alert: it’s not, but it’s coming). So, if you’re not an Amazon Prime member yet, we recommend pushing the sign-up button to take full advantage of the 30-day free trial period.

Pro tip: you can use your trial membership to purchase one of our most-recommended Amazon deals below.

Ahead, find all of the options we hand-picked that’ll have you saving your hard-earned coins. After all, you’ve worked hard this week and now it’s time to reward yourself — trust us, we’ll be shopping right alongside you.

For more options, check out our product-packed guides to top Amazon best-sellers and Amazon coffee makers to add more to your cart.

Vitamix 5200 Blender

If we could write a love letter to Vitamix, we would. The brand’s 5200 Blender is the crème de la crème as far as blenders go. Its aircraft-grade blades are so high-powered, they can spin and heat up whole produce into hot soup. Surely, this 31%-off deal means only one thing: it’s worth your precious countertop space.

Read our full review for more.

kHelfer Electric Spin Scrubber

The way these spinning scrubbers appeal to us is beyond compare. For less than $45, you can make your deep-cleaning sessions fun and seamless, thanks to the kHelfer system. With nearly 2,000 rave reviews for being easy to use and easy to clean, it’s a unique Amazon find you should pick up.

Amazon Fire HD 8 Tablets

If you’ve been looking for a new tablet, your search is over. The Amazon Fire HD 8 Tablet is now 50% off (that’s right) and has a whopping 41,000 positive reviews — and counting. Specifically, reviewers appreciate its fast charge and high-resolution screen.

For more options, check out our guide to the best Amazon tablets.

"HappyPlace" by Emily Henry

Let’s be real — we currently have rom-com queen Emily Henry’s “Happy Place” on our nightstand and are almost finished with it. So, yes, we pre-ordered it and nearly read it in one sitting. It’s a prized read and one of the most anticipated reads of 2023 as well, so add it to your cart while it’s more than 30% off for a limited time.

Ninja Air Fryers

Everyone loves a good air fryer these days, and any model from Ninja is virtually unmatched. The brand’s flagship model is less than $100 right now, is praised by more than 44,000 people who like to save time cooking (and spend more time eating) and reviewers give it a near-five-star rating for serving as the perfect gift and being extremely versatile. Say it with us: add to cart.

Anker Portable Power Stations

Add something practical to your cart (while it’s on sale) with the Anker Portable Power Station. Not only does it give you peace of mind but, right now, it’s less than $200 for you to steal. With more than 1,000 applauding reviews for its impressive charging power and portability, it’s a winner.

Braun IPL Hair Removal System for Women & Men

Though a splurge, the Braun IPL Hair Removal System for Men & Women is now on sale for less than $400. According to Braun, it’s said to be the brand’s “safest, fastest and most efficient IPL — now even better.” Namely, this model features laser hair removal-grade technology coupled with at-home comfort.

Plus, with three power modes — normal, gentle and extra gentle — you’ll be able to customize your hair removal preference for smooth, hairless skin.

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