Amazon's Biggest Early Black Friday Discounts – Mic

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In case you haven’t heard, Black Friday 2021 has come to Amazon early this year, and the retailer is offering some incredible deals, some ranging up to 70% off. With huge discounts across practically every department, Amazon offers no shortage of products to meet your every shopping and gifting need.
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With so many deals, it can be a challenge for any one person to keep up, though. With that in mind, BDG’s Commerce Editors will be culling through thousands of products leading up to Black Friday and highlighting the ones you shouldn’t miss below. Just make sure to keep an eye on this page, as it’ll be updated with the best deepest discounts as they break.

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, you can save an additional 5% off.

Tired of iPhone charging cables that don’t last? That won’t be a problem with these super durable 10-foot lightning cables from CyvenSmart, which are made from strong copper wire covered in braided nylon and have an additional protective layer near the ends of each cable. The cords are MFi-certified to work with Apple products, and Amazon reviewers are big fans, with more than 24,000 reviewers giving them an overall rating of 4.6 stars.

Always have a fresh mask at the ready with this fan-favorite 100-pack. They’re made with three layers of fabric for solid protection, yet are still breathable, and have an adjustable nose clip for proper fit. Super elastic ear loops ensure they’re comfy for long stretches, which reviewers love — nearly 22,000 people rate them 4.5 stars.

Suitable for daily travel protection, SupplyAID’s KN95 face masks protect respiratory health with 95% filter efficiency. This 5-pack is ideal for stashing in a backpack, purse, or glove compartment so you always have freshies on hand. Over 75,000 reviewers give these an impressive 4.5-stars.

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.

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.

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.

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.

When it comes to hair tools, the Revlon One-Step is an MVP that’s garnered a 4.6-star overall rating after 273,000 reviews (!). The two-in-one hair dryer 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.

Individually wrapped for on-the-go convenience, these KN95 masks offer an incredible five layers of protection that’s easy to toss in a bag so you always have a clean one spare. They’re designed to provide extra breathing room around the mouth and nose while packing down flat, with an adjustable nose clip and elastic ear loops for a comfortable yet secure fit.

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. Over 95,000 shoppers gave it 4.6 stars for being simple yet brilliant, with an easily read LED screen that saved so much hassle.

The Amazon Fire TV Stick 4K is compatible with Alexa, so you can browse among over 1 million movies and TV shows across several streaming platforms with just the sound of your voice. And hundreds of thousands of reviewers rave about this remote’s upgraded model: "It’s faster than previous fire sticks," one customer reported. "Things are smoother and faster overall."

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.

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.

These five-layer KN95 masks fit securely around your ears and face without feeling uncomfortable. You’ll get tons of high-quality masks with this value pack of 60, and they’re highly discounted if you act fast.

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.

This highly-rated stud earring set has every basic you could need, from demure pearls to sharp geometric studs. They’re made in part from silver, and most reviewers considered them effectively hypoallergenic. Get the full set in both silver and gold right now for a song while the sale lasts.

These magnetic eyelashes make applying falsies easier than ever. It comes with five sets of lashes in varying lengths, magnetic eyeliner (so you don’t have to worry about messy glue), and a handy application tool.

Whether you’re working in bed or scrolling to find a recipe in the kitchen, this flexible phone holder keeps your device perfectly in place so that you can view your screen from any angle. It features an adjustable 360-degree clamp and long arm and boasts a 4.7-star review and more than 8,000 reviews.

With an overall rating of 4.7 stars on Amazon, from more than 9,500 reviewers, it’s clear that this Kasa smart bulb is a must-have. The bulb can shine in a bunch of different colors and brightness levels, and you can use a smartphone app, Alexa, or Google Assistant to change settings or even put your lighting on a schedule.

This best-selling Kindle Paperwhite is lightweight and waterproof, making it one of the easiest ways to read when you’re on the go. You can even sync to your library accounts like Libby or Overdrive, or download e-books and audiobooks from Amazon’s wide digital library. You’d be in the company of nearly 120,000 Amazon users if you invested in this wildly popular, 4.6-star-rated e-reader.

Level up your workouts with these resistance bands, which are made from latex that’s covered in durable fabric so they won’t break or slide around. You get three bands with different resistance levels ranging from light to heavy, so you can always select the one that feels right for you. With a 4.7-star overall rating on Amazon and more than 5,200 reviews, it’s safe to say these bands are fan favorites among the home fitness crowd.

These Sony headphones have silicone earbuds for a comfortable fit and extra bass for deep, powerful sound. There’s also an integrated microphone for on-the-go phone calls and a playback button so you can easily control your music. Plus, they’re backed by over 4,000 reviews and a 4.5-star overall rating.

This compact air purifier uses a top-of-the-line HEPA filter to remove over 99% of pollen, dust, and dander. It refreshes entire rooms in just about an hour, with whisper-quiet functionality that won’t disturb light sleepers who want to leave it on overnight. If you prefer more control, there are multiple speeds and settings — from set timers to aromatherapy — and a small light comes on to let you know when it’s time to change the filter. Small yet mighty, it has 4.5 glowing stars from Amazon shoppers.

Majorly discounted right now, this ad-supported Fire HD 10 tablet has racked up over 180,000 positive reviews on Amazon, and for good reason. The wildly popular tablet has a 10.1-inch HD display and comes with your choice of 32 or 64 GB of storage. It boasts an improved battery life so you can read, listen to music, stream videos, or just poke around on the internet for up to 12 hours on a single charge.


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