There are two types of people in this world: the ones who prefer standard gifts like personalized mugs, and the ones who dream of black activated charcoal toothpaste in their stockings. I'm of the latter, and that's why I was thrilled to find out about the
cool Black Friday deals on Amazon this year. Whether you're a fan of that category yourself or you've got a few of those on your holiday shopping list, and this year's deals are sure to prompt a lot of savings and a ton of eyebrow raises. (Not an Amazon Prime Member? Sign up for a free 30-day trial to make sure you get the best deals during the biggest shopping weekend of the year!)
If you'd rather spend your day in a jam-packed department store looking at dishes and sweaters, then to each their own. That being said, I'm spending my day eating leftover pumpkin pie and searching for the
best Black Friday deals Amazon shoppers can get. Not only will you be able to find cool, interesting gifts that'll genuinely surprise your friends and family, but you can do it all without taking off your Snuggie. Keep a close eye on this article! We'll be updating it with new products as the 2017 Black Friday deals come in. In the meantime, if you're looking for a little strange shopping inspiration, check out these weird but genius Amazon products that are most added to people's wish lists.
This Incredible Travel Pillow With A Cult-Following
Trtl Pillow, $21 (Was $40), Amazon
travel pillow has over 5,000 reviews and for good reason — it's the perfect pillow for traveling thanks to it's neck support, machine-washable cover, and the fact that it's lighter than a traditional travel pillow. It's the perfect companion for long flights, and you'll never wake up with a sore neck.
An Essential Oil Diffuser That Runs For 10 Hours
VicTsing Essential Oil Diffuser, $31 (Was $80), Amazon
essential oil diffuser runs continuously for 10 hours, has automatic shutoff, and an adjustable LED light with seven soothing colors. It's also got a timer, a decorative wood grain design, and is quiet enough to run while you sleep.
A Facial Brush That Exfoliates And Deep Cleans
Olaxer 2-in-1 Rotating Facial Cleansing Brush, $20 (Was $46), Amazon
cleansing brush is over 50 percent off, and has super fine bristles with a convex design that get your face six times cleaner than just your hands — and removes every trace of dirt, oil, and makeup. It also comes with a bonus rolling massage head to circulate and massage your face, which leaves it looking bright and healthy
A Party Game That Supports Your Internet Obsession
What Do You Meme?, $21 (Was $30), Amazon
meme game is perfect for anyone who spends way too much time on the internet. Pair caption cards with photo cards and let a rotating judge which one is funniest. It comes with hundreds of cards, an easel to display the photo, and you can play this game for as long or as short of a time as you like.
A Beloved Magazine For An Insanely Cheap Price
The New Yorker, $5.00 (was $103.88), Amazon
Save an insane amount of money by getting the print edition of
The New Yorker — famous for commentary, cartoons, and entertaining, thoughtful reads. This one is on auto-renewal after three months or 12 issues.
A Hair Straightener With Ceramic Plates
A Smart Plug You Can Control With Your Phone
Wemo Mini Smart Plug, $20 (Was $35), Amazon
smart plug can be connected via an app — and then you can control your lights or your appliances with your phone and with your voice. You can also program to turn on lights when you're not home, and it won't take up much space on your outlet.
A Magical Serum That Grows Eyelashes And Eyebrows
Majestic Pure Castor Oil, $13 (Was $25), Amazon
castor oil helps hair on eyelashes and eyebrows grow thicker, longer, and faster. It's cold-pressed and filled with omega-6 fatty acids and vitamin E, which keeps the hair you already have nourished and healthy. This even comes with applicators, and contains only natural, pure ingredients.
A Stainless Steel Facial Hair Remover
Facial Hair Remover, $8 (Was $27), Amazon
facial hair remover is flexible and easy to maneuver, and the stainless steel blades remove hair at the roots for a smoother feel. It's also safe to use on arm hairs, and hurts less than waxing.
A Water Flosser That'll Leave Your Teeth Sparkling
Water Dental Flosser, $31 (Was $76), Amazon
This FDA approved
water flosser has ten different settings, five different heads, and enough water capacity to keep you from refilling this every time you use it. It's an easier, less painful way to keep teeth clean and free of plaque and debris. Bustle may receive a portion of sales from products purchased from this article, which was created independently from Bustle's editorial and sales departments.
A Stainless Steel Tumbler That Works For Hot Or Iced Drinks
Atlin Double Walled Travel Mug, $14 (Was $30), Amazon
This stainless steel
travel mug is BPA-free and dishwasher safe. It's also double-walled to keep your hands comfortable for both hot and iced drinks. It's got a transparent lid so you can see how much you have left in your cup, a stainless steel straw, and a straw cleaner.
A Waffle Maker At A Major Discount
Cuisinart Waffle Maker, $45 (Was $110), Amazon
waffle maker has an non-stick coating, six settings, browning control, and makes an audible beep when it's done. Great for making four Belgian waffles at a time, it's got a brushed stainless steel cover, and one reviewer raves: "Best waffle iron ever purchased. Makes perfect waffles every time and cleanup is a snap!"
A Waterproof Speaker That Can Charge Your Phone
Mpow Waterproof Speakers, $28 (Was $100), Amazon
These incredibly durable waterproof speakers are rainproof, dustproof, and sandproof. They have an emergency power supply you can charge your phone with, a handle for easy transport, and produce a clear sound.
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