Black Friday, the day when almost every store has deals (more than you could ever conceivably look through in an ENTIRE LIFETIME), is here.
We waded through mountains of bargains for you and found some of the best deals in every category.
FYI — deals can move quickly. We’ll do our best to keep this post and imagery as up-to-date as possible, but we can’t catch everything immediately. Check back throughout Black Friday (and Cyber Weekend) to see our latest updates as the deals change!
A pair of Apple Airpods because you’ve been making a list, checking it twice, and tl;dr — they’ve wanted some AirPods for what feels like 90 years.
A Calvin Klein bralette that has lounge, lounge, and more lounge in mind. This is cozy enough for their 10+ hour Netflix marathon, but still provides enough support so they can go on their daily walk in peace.
A Cuisinart stand mixer to give ~let’s get this bread~ a whole new meaning because with this — well — they can literally make bread… and cookies, mashed potatoes, etc.
A daily makeup staples set with a Boy Brow grooming gel, a blendable Cloud Paint cream blush, and Lash Slick mascara that is basically lash extensions in a bottle. Their new holy grail products await.
A set of three pairs of gold-plated freshwater pearl huggie earrings you’ll be tempted to keep for yourself — and no one would blame you for that very understandable betrayal! These are way too pretty to wrap up and give away. Add two to your cart. We deserve this.
An Amazon Fire TV stick with the ability to turn any TV into a smart TV — they can just plug this puppy into the HDMI port, connect it to Wi-Fi, and BAM! Simple streaming awaits.
Harry Potter: The Illustrated Collection boxed set containing the first three books of the beloved series. The books are gorgeously illustrated which makes them perfect gift for new readers *and* massive Potter fans alike.
A Fire HD 10 Tablet for truly everything one can think of: listening to music, attempting to copy a beauty tutorial on YouTube, looking up recipes, catching up on schoolwork (or *work* work — ew), checking Instagram for the 75th time in an hour, etc.
A 2021 day-to-day boxed calendar — each day presents a new question and wager amount, aka you can keep track of your score throughout the week (or year).
Midi hoops crafted with gold vermeil (sterling silver layered with 18-karat gold) that comes with a two-year warranty. Folks, say hello to the *only* accessory they’ll want on their earlobes ever again.
A cool-to-the-touch comforter that deserves a standing ovation from hot sleepers. Temp-regulating technology and a 100% eucalyptus shell means they *won’t* wake up drenched in sweat, plus they can wave those 3 a.m. “If I have one leg outside of the comforter….” thoughts goodbye. No more overheating.
A pair of Madewell curvy jeans for hourglass figures sick and tired of having to wear a belt. Each pair is thoughtfully crafted with a longer rise, slightly more narrow waist, and a hint of extra room at the hip and thighs to highlight their assets — no more gaping waistbands or having to go up a size to get the perfect fit.
A game of Kan Jam, an outdoor flying disc toss that guarantees an afternoon more competitive than the Olympics. This no-frills lawn game is simple: stop your opponent from hitting the “kan” on your side.
A pair of plush joggers for the only WFH attire to make their heart happy. They’re soft. They’re cozy. They’re an upgrade from the fleece rubber duck pajamas they typically wear during Zoom meetings.
An 18-karat gold vermeil necklace for the pal who was blessed with a birthstone color they actually like. I spent most of my life wondering what I did to deserve the designated November topaz rather than the July ruby but alas, such is life.
A Glamglow deep cleanse mask trio for the ultimate ~gunk in pores~ detox. Aesthetics aside, a powerful trio of black bamboo charcoal, 3-D microbubbles, and green tea “Teaoxi” technology tackle dullness and buildup.
A vibrant 30-shade ColourPop eyeshadow palette sent from heaven to be delivered into the paws of makeup lovers. The rainbow mattes and pressed glitters will give them everything they need to create tonsss of jaw-dropping looks.
A Kendall + Kylie sleeved top truly ~tie dye~ for. The cozy material makes for a cozy WFH top; the cutout means they’ll look trendy as they type away at yet another spreadsheet.
A weighted blanket that adds anywhere from five to 20 pounds of weight for an effect that’s immediately calming. BEHOLD! Here is their perfect gift. *begins to snore*
Sand & Sky Australian Pink Clay Porefining Face Mask hits the reset button on grease and blemishes (this includes both scarring and all those painful, emerging zits) with an impressive blend of Australian botanicals. ✨ Smoother, brighter skin ✨ is at their fingertips when they apply this two or three times a week.
A retinol serum that enlists the help of bakuchiol and chlorophyll, making it gentle enough for sensitive skin (retinol = some pretty powerful stuff). This tackles dullness and fine lines with a vengeance but is *super* unique because it doesn’t leave behind redness or irritation.
A sheet set made from a more breathable eucalyptus lyocell material; it also uses 96% less water and comes responsibly packaged in a recyclable cardboard box with zero waste. Not to mention there are !!! tags !!! that say which corner of the bed each side of the sheet belongs on. Oh all the time I would have saved…
A S’well water bottle that is, quite frankly, much prettier than it has any right to be. This baby is triple-layered with a vacuum-insulated design to keep beverages ice cold for 48 hours and piping hot for up to 24.
NARS Radiant Creamy Concealer has buildable coverage (medium-to-full!) that never looks cake-y. How? It uses magnolia bark extract, grape seed extract, and vitamin e for some much-needed hydration — so if they have fine lines and a ton of redness, this sulfate- and paraben-free bottle is for THEM.
A Nespresso machine currently on sale for 40% off, which means I shall be purchasing two — one for myself, the other for a family member. This coffee and espresso maker truly crafts a fantastic cup of caffeine, the included milk frother makes for cafe quality, plus it’s compact enough for even the tiniest of kitchens.
An eco-friendly Makeup Eraser so they can put down the disposable wipes and look toward greener pastures, i.e. helping the environment whilst cleansing their skin. This seemingly simple cloth actually swipes off all their makeup when combined with a bit of water — and yes, that includes waterproof mascara.
A waterproof Kindle Paperwhite with a built-in adjustable light that makes reading easy wherever they go — whether it’s a sun-drenched patio or their string lights-lit bedroom. Plus, a single battery charge lasts for weeks. It’s M-A-G-I-C.
A game of Exploding Kittens with rules similar to that of Russian roulette — players draw cards and hope to pick up essentials like “catnip sandwich,” “laser pointer,” or “belly rub” to diffuse the exploding kitten and win the lot.
A pair of Powerbeats headphones with crystal clear sound quality *and* a delightfully comfy design that will actually stay put in their ear. That’s right, folks! Earlobe sweat won’t make these splurge-worthy buds fall out.
A Moroccan tassel area rug made from a delightfully cozy fabric, aka their piggies will feel like they’re peddling around on clouds with every step.
A six-quart Instant Pot pressure cooker capable of turning meal prep into something that is *le gasp* not difficult. This handy thing can make everything from golden lentil soup and mac and cheese to chocolate lava cake and French toast. (Look at them! Turning into Betty Crocker!)
An easy-to-clean canvas wallet with ten card slots, four cash (AND *ahem* RECEIPT) holders, an exterior pocket, and secure snap closures. PLUS! It has a super slim design that won’t look or feel bulky in their purse.
A bottle of Yves Saint Laurent Libre guaranteed to become their new go-to fragrance; a combination of French lavender essence, Moroccan orange blossom, and musk accord provide for a unique scent that feels all their own.
A FOREO LUNA face brush made of nonporous silicone to get rid of all the icky bacteria on their skin. It removes up to 99.5% of dirt, oil, and makeup, and vibrates to gently exfoliate and clear their pores. Breakouts? Now a thing of the past.
A simplehuman dish rack that is truly *chef kisses fingers* perfect. It’s rust-proof, can hang four (large) wine glasses, includes a drainage system for excess water, and it’s FINGERPRINT-PROOF.
An Amazon Echo Show 5 perfect for socially-distanced holiday gatherings — this is enabled with a camera screen so they can connect with loved ones in an instant.
An original Casper pillow suited for all sleepers: back, side, or a mix of both. A 100% cotton cover means they won’t be sweating throughout the night, a pillow-in-pillow design provides softness and support, plus they’ll get a 100-night trial run (with free shipping!) and can return within that time window if you hate it. They won’t, though.
Adidas lace-up sneakers dubbed the ~Cloudfoam Pure~ because of how downright comfortable they are. Not only do these look fantastic (man I love athleisure), but they genuinely feel like walking on a cloud.
A three-tiered tabletop fountain for a more zen at-home workspace. A warm glow makes for a cozy environment, plus this mimics the ~tranquility~ that is the sound of flowing water — the stress that is an email ping will now be replaced by the sounds of nature instead. Huzzah.
A LORAC Pro Palette with18 shades ranging from neutral to daring and matte to shimmery, making it the perfect go-to for ANY look — whether a “no makeup” makeup routine or a smoky eye with extra D-R-A-M-A.
An oversized sherpa coat so soft, they’ll basically feel as if they’re wearing a combination of their favorite blanket and most cuddly teddy bear.
A Dash rapid cooker they can plug in whilst getting ready and it will take the ~hard~ work out of their morning egg-based morning routine. All they’ll have to do is fill this cooker with water, add up to six eggs, and breakfast will be served.
A pair of innovative leggings designed with a skirt, that way they’ll look as if they coordinated an outfit and intended to look fancy-ish; In reality, all they’ll have done is shimmied into a pair of leggings.
A sound machine to totally drown out noisy roommates and honking cars (aka, the inevitable background music that comes with being a city-dweller) for some more zen. This option fits compactly on their nightstand, has great volume control, and offers 10 fan sounds and 10 ambient noises.
A Tocca ornament duo with two of their cult fragrances: Florence (a blend of bergamot, pear, and gardenia) and Stella (blood orange, freesia, and spicy lily).
Form-fitting running shoes with a sock-like feel and slip-on construction perfect for when they’re in a rush and on the ~run~. A bead-filled midsole provides a ton of cushioning and support.
High-rise leggings available in 16 gorgeous colors and fits. For anyone who lives and breathes athleisure, I’m pretty sure these bottoms are definitive proof that soulmates exist.
Ankle booties that should really start negotiating for PTO now considering they’ll likely wear them every darn day. These babies are destined to become the ~little black dress~ of their shoe collection.
A limited-edition TooFaced holiday gift set that includes a travel-sized version of the iconic Better Than Sex mascara, a highlighter and blush duo, plus a ~beary~ good eyeshadow palette that smells freshly-baked cookies. Yes. You read that right. Cookies.
A Legacybox digitizing kit to bring old photos and home videos into this century (ahh, the nostalgia of VHS). Simply send in old video recordings and have them transformed into downloadable formats, thumb drives, and disc sets to ensure they’ll be cherished forever.
A button cuff turtleneck sweater perfect for layering under blazers and cardigans (hello cold weather, how quickly you’ve returned), but it can just as easily be worn on its lonesome.
A cashmere blend two-tone sweater for a luxe, splurge-worthy gift that will truly pay for itself in the long run. Between the funnel neck top and chic stripes, this is all but *destined* to become part of their daily uniform.
A flip mini waffle maker, because what they *really* want is a trip to Disney but we have to make do. This easy-to-clean, nonstick gadget churns out six Mickey-shaped waffles for a breakfast that would give even EPCOT a run for its money.
Splurge-worthy perforated sneakers made from quality Italian leather. Can’t get them to Florence anytime soon? Eh, have them slip these gorgeous things on and take ’em for a walk around the apartment instead. It’s almost the same thing.
A Tile Mate that is *pulls rabbit out of a top hat* pure magic. This tiny gizmo has a 200-foot Bluetooth range and an associated app that ensures they never lose any of their important belongings again. No judgement. But they’ve misplaced their purse no less than 37 times.
Cherry red leather combat boots capable of making them feel like a total guitar-playing, rule-breaking rock and roll star every time they slip ’em on. Aesthetics aside, these quality shoes genuinely last forever and have a side zipper for easy access.
A pair of leather gloves sure to be passed down for generations to come (provided the recipient doesn’t loose one). These buttery soft gloves have a classic design that will never clash with an outfit or go out of style.
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