16 Black Friday Deals On Things You've Always Wanted But Couldn't Afford


Looking to forego the lines, skip the crazy crowds, and spend the day shopping with a leftover turkey sandwich in hand? You're in luck. The best Black Friday deals on Amazon have you covered this year.

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This is probably no surprise coming from me (the girl who buys everything from her furniture to her bras on Amazon), but on Black Friday, it's arguably the best place to find deals on the things you always wanted, but could never afford. It's also a solid way to get gift inspiration, see what's new and trending, and start out your holiday shopping on the right foot — all without leaving your computer chair. This year, the best Amazon Black Friday sales promise savings on high-tech gadgets, intriguing housewares, and the type of kitchen appliances you always dreamed of, but couldn't imagine dropping hundreds of dollars on. Yeah, I'm looking at you, stand mixer.

Can't wait to get a jump-start on your holiday savings? Bookmark this page and keep checking back — we'll be updating it as the Black Friday deals roll in. In the meantime, here are a few other Black Friday deals you need to know about before you start your holiday shopping this year.


A DNA Test To Find Out Your Roots

23AndMe DNA Test, $100 (Was $200), Amazon

This DNA test lets you find out your entire ancestry just by sending in a saliva sample. In just over six weeks, you'll receive over 75 personalized genetic reports that reveal things about your history, health, and traits.


A Cult-Favorite Cooking Machine With Over 39,000 Reviews

Instant Pot, $90 (Was $130), Amazon

This multi-use kitchen tool has thousands of reviews because it does pretty much everything — it's a pressure cooker, slow cooker, rice cooker, steamer, sauté pan, and prepares most dishes up to 70 percent faster than the things you already have in your kitchen. It has 14 different programs to customize what food you're cooking — with settings like soup, keep warm, and chili. It also comes with accessories like a steam rack, a rice paddle, and a measuring cup.


The Fitness Tracker That Gives You Call Notifications, Too

FitBit Charge 2, $100 (Was $150), Amazon

This fitness tracker keeps track of your pulse all day — and knows when you're resting, working out, or just walking for more accurate results. It automatically tracks sleep and can wake you up with a vibrating alarm, you can get text and call notifications, keeps track of how many minutes you were active, how much distance you walked, and even how many floors you climbed. Over time, it'll give you recommendations to improve your cardio or fitness routine.


An E-Reader That Is Glare-Free No Matter Where You Read

Kindle E-Reader, $50 (Was $80), Amazon

This e-reader has a touchscreen display and Wifi capability — so it's easy to buy and read any book exactly when you want to. It's got no glare, so you can even read it in direct sunlight, a single battery charge lasts weeks, and the display reads like paper (so it won't strain your eyes).


These Noise-Cancelling Headphones Made Of Real Wood

APIE Premium Corded Earphones, $16 (Was $100), Amazon

These genuine wood earphones have a heavy bass, are noise-cancelling, and protect your ears while providing a quality listening experience. It's also got a built-in microphone and a one button remote that lets you answer your phone calls hands-free, end them, and control volume and song choice.


A Suitcase Set That's Over 70 Percent Off

Samsonite Magnitude Nested Hardside Set, $120 (Was $430), Amazon

This set of hardside suitcases has a scratch- and scruff-resistant exterior, 360 degree wheels that make lugging it around easy, and they both expand for maximum capacity. It comes with a suitcase that's safe for carry-on, and the checked luggage option has a TSA-approved lock on it. It's also got retractable handles, a full divider, and compression straps.


A Tablet/Laptop Hybrid With A Detachable Keyboard

Lenovo ThinkPad, $600 (Was $1000), Amazon

This laptop/tablet hybrid has a touch screen, integrated speakers, surround sound, and a detachable keyboard with a track pad. It has fingerprint recognition for extra safety precautions, and is exceptionally light and thin. It's great for business needs as well as watching videos and movies.


A Next-Level Electronic Toothbrush That Even Helps Whiten Your Teeth

Philips Sonicare Diamond Clean Toothbrush, $100 (Was $220), Amazon

This toothbrush removes up to 10 times more plaque than your regular toothbrush, and can improve gum health in as little as two weeks. It's got five brushing modes — like a mode that whitens and a mode that deep cleans. It can also give you whiter teeth in one week and it lasts three weeks on one charge.


A Robot Vacuum That Cleans Every Corner Of Your House

Deebot Robotic Vacuum Cleaner, $150 (Was $299), Amazon

This robot vacuum cleaner can be programmed with your smart phone to schedule and track cleaning sessions, and it's got three different settings to clean hardwood floors and carpe. There's a stronger suction for bigger messes, it's got sensors to prevent bumping into objects, and the lithium battery lasts for 100 hours without a charge.


The Quality Knife Set With A Unique Base

Premium Class Stainless Steel Knife Set, $25 (Was $100), Amazon

This stainless steel knife set has a unique and sturdy acrylic base — making it really easy to see if you're grabbing a chef's, bread, or paring knife. They're strong, durable, and will remain tarnish-free and rust-resistant for as long as you have them.


An Espresso Machine That's Basically A Coffee Shop In Your House

Nespresso Pixie Espresso Maker, $120 (Was $229), Amazon

This fast-heating espresso maker heats up in 25 seconds, and has a high-pressure pump that makes every cup taste like a drink you'd buy in a coffeeshop. The one touch system can pull espresso shots or longer espresso shots for fancier drinks, and each shot is quality. Various cups can fit underneath the spout, and it automatically shuts off to save energy.


A Lightweight Bagless Vacuum Cleaner

Hoover Corded Lightweight Vacuum Cleaner, $79 (Was $190), Amazon

This corded, lightweight vacuum cleaner needs no bags to work (which saves you money and trips to the store) It's got a heavy suction that can remove layers of dirt, has a dusting mode, and the HEPA filter traps over 99 percent of dust and pollen. It's also easy to maneuver and get into corners.


An Incredibly Powerful Fan And Heater In One

Dyson Fan Heater, $300 (Was $450), Amazon

This Dyson fan and heater can be used all year round — it'll quickly heat the room in winter and cool it down in the summer. It's got an intelligent thermostat to maintain your selected temperature, which saves energy, and there's no exposed blades or heating elements. It's also got automatic shutoff, and even has a sleep timer.


A Smart Television With Outstanding Picture Quality

43 Inch 4k Ultra HD Roku TV, $300 (Was $379), Amazon

This Ultra HD television offers access to over 4,000 streaming channels and can produce the 4K high-quality picture that's on much more expensive televisions. It's got a USB to support a media player, an intuitive interface, and can work for cable and antennas as well as streaming devices.


A Permanent Hair Removal System You Can Do In Your Own Bathroom

Remington iLIGHT Ultra Face & Body Hair Removal System, $249 (Was $449), Amazon

This hair removal system uses light pulses to remove hair safely on the face and body — it penetrates deep into the roots and typically falls out a week after applying the light. After three painless treatments, you reduce hair growth by up to 94 percent.


A Favorite Face Cleansing System With A Bonus Mask

Clarisonic Mia One Bundle, $85 (Was $138), Amazon

This Clarisonic Mia cleans skin of dirt, oil, and makeup much better than just your hands, and keeps your pores clean and free of things that break skin out. It's waterproof and can be used in the shower, and 96 percent of user report cleaner, smoother skin. This one also comes with a popular clay mask that energizes dull clean and evens out skin tone.

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