Just because Amazon’s Prime Big Deal Days event is — as its name suggests — a big one, you don’t necessarily have to spend big to win big!
Whether you’re on a strict budget or simply want to feel like you’re getting the best value there is, Amazon has a wealth of great buys for less than $25 that you can pick up during the event that kicks off on Tuesday, Oct. 10 and formally ends on Wednesday, Oct. 11.
Inflation has led to all of us scouring the internet for the best deals on everyday essentials (you know, like whitening toothpastes and weekly used shampoos), so it’s only natural the New York Post Shopping team put together an edit of the must-have items to add to your Amazon cart ASAP — all less than $25.
Ahead, find the bounty of marked-down products we urge you to secure in your bag before the retailer’s October Prime Day-esque event comes to a close. Truthfully, you won’t be sorry.
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From July’s Prime Day, we predicted that, out of all items, trash bags would be a top hit (and, little to our surprise, it was). There isn’t anything more of an “essential” than this and, with “Fabuloso” freshness and leak protection, there’s a reason why more than 8,500 people swear by the Hefty Ultra Strong Tall Kitchen Trash Bags (110-Count).
Word of advice: it’s always a good idea to have batteries on hand. Fitting the bill at the less-than-$25 price point we all know and love, the EBL Rechargeable AA Batteries (8-Pack) are reliable, sustainable and an all-around good pack to stash in your Amazon cart right now.
You can never have too many pairs of underwear. That said, shop the Fruit of the Loom Men’s Tag-Free Woven Boxer Shorts (6-Pack) to restock your dresser drawer. The bundle hails from a brand we trust and, with nearly 25,000 rave reviews, we’re not at all surprised this comfy pair is a top-rated choice.
Amazon’s fully fledged deals event are typically when the Chamberlain myQ Smart Garage Control — Wireless Garage Hub and Sensor is on a terrific sale, and we think it’s the smart home add-on you need for both safety and one-touch convenience. Now, enjoy it for less than $25.
Whether you need a bit of a home office restock or have been on a journaling spree, pick up the Pilot Precise V7 Capped Liquid Ink Fine Point Rolling Ball Pens (12-Pack). TLDR: we love the feel of a pen that seamlessly glides atop your smooth paper.
Yes, Amazon’s Prime Big Deal Days is a *prime* time to pick up groceries, and one of the retailer’s most popular offerings is, by far, the CLIF Nut Butter Bar Variety Pack (12-Count). Not only will you love its flavor assortment (including chocolate and peanut butter and traditional PB) but you’ll always have one with you — whether stashed in your tote or in your backpack.
Never tow your car away again with the NOONE Jumper Cables with Smart-6 Projector. It’s not fun when your car battery comes to a halt (trust us, we’ve unfortunately been there) and this top-rated product features strong and safe clamps that are easy to use and ideal to store in your car’s trunk for that “just in case moment”.
The TREATLIFE Smart Dimmer Plug: Works with Amazon Alexa and Google Home is ideal for anyone who wants their space to have some modern flair, and this one works with both Amazon Alexa and Google Home. With more than 10,000 applauding reviews, you’ll love the ability to effortlessly control your lights.
Shop the Tommee Tippee Closer to Nature 3-in-1 Convertible Glass Baby Bottles (3-Pack) if you’re on the hunt for some quality drinkware for your little one. The brand is widely loved by parents and caregivers, with this trio featuring an anti-colic valve that makes feeding time comfortable and easy.
To pair with these bottles, grab some expert-approved baby formula (and learn the 411 on formula with our guide).
Never worry about opening a can again (hallelujah, for that). The Kitchen Mama Auto Electric Can Opener is your on-sale saving grace this Prime Big Deal Days, along with being a No.1 Amazon best-seller. Its near-88,000 sensational reviews nod to its easy operation and safe design, too, and it sure is a kitchen gadget worth the grab.
Something you’ll always need: laundry detergent. For that reason, we recommend the Seventh Generation Dishwasher Detergent Packs. This 90-count bundle is a great value and, the best part? Its Free & Clear scent smells like your freshest load of laundry ever.
One of the best Prime Big Deal Days offers we found is the Utopia Towels 8-Piece Premium Towel Set. With this premier bundle, you’ll be satisfied with its rich and wide color variety, feel-good discount and practicality.
More, these bath towels have more than 57,000 rave reviews (hey, the people love it, so you should buy it).
Of course, slippers are a go-to essential. By far, the Parlovable Cross-Band Fuzzy Slippers are some of the most popular on Amazon and come in a wealth of fun, plush colors. Now, it’s time to add them to your cart.
Enter one of the most affordable pair of wireless earbuds on Amazon, thanks to Prime Big Deal Days. The TOZO A1 Mini Wireless Bluetooth Earbuds don’t compromise quality, either, and they hold nearly 67,000 applauding reviews for their long battery life and impressive sound.
For daily use, you need a good face wash. Pick up the IT Cosmetics Confidence in a Cleanser Hydrating Face Wash with Hyaluronic Acid & Ceramides — a nourishing formula that’s packed with a superstar skin-plumper: hyaluronic acid. We’re pretty jazzed this top-rated beauty buy is less than $25, too.
One thing’s for sure: you can never have too many kitchen dish towels. Amazingly, these 100% Cotton Kitchen Dish Towels come in a 4-piece set that’s not just less than $25 — but less than $20! Backed by more than 19,000 rave reviews, its soft makeup is what drives the masses to click “add to cart.”
The Method Foaming Hand Soap (6-Pack) is a worthy value-based bundle to add to your Amazon shopping list during Prime Big Deal Days (not to mention, you always need hand soap). Oh, and Method is one of the best cleaning product brands you can pick up.
Above all other essentials in this list, the SHBC 228-Piece Waterproof First Aid Kit is one of the most important ones. You can’t beat this fully packed emergency kit, complete with bandages, tourniquets, multiple gauzes and more.
We can’t believe the Apple MFi-Certified iPhone Charger comes in a six-pack that’s — drumroll please — les than $10. Even better, you’ll have different colors to choose from so yours never gets lost with the atypical white ones.
Why have wrinkled clothes when you can snag the OGHom Clothes Steamer for less than $25? It’s especially great for travel, is backed by more than 45,000 sensational reviews and is applauded for its lightweight and easy-to-use charm.
For more options, check out our guide to the best clothes steamers.
Shop the Dove Sensitive Skin Hypoallergenic Body Wash (4-Pack) for your next shower staple (or, should we say, for the next few months). If you have sensitive skin, you’ll appreciate its highly moisturizing design that was specially designed to be a non-irritant.
When in doubt, bring a travel pillow. The MLVOC 100% Pure Memory Foam Travel Pillow is an indulgently dreamy one at that (probably why it has garnered more than 31,000 satisfied reviews), making it an essential grab if you’re jet-setting anytime soon. You’ll surely love the support it provides, too.
Even if you have a dozen pairs of leggings in your drawer, you’ll never have enough. That’s why the Colorfulkoala Buttery Soft High-Waisted Leggings are worth the stock-up for less than $25 right now. Complete with nearly 49,000 gleaming reviews, you’ll love their seamless fit and array of colors to choose from.
For new homeowners or at-home chefs who want a bit of an upgrade, shop the SENSARTE non-Nonstick Frying Pan to save room in your cabinet. It has more than 14,000 ratings, and comes in multiple sizes, too!
Calling all 9-to-5 workers (or students, or anyone who is on their laptop 24/7, for that matter) — the Cyxus Blue Light Glasses are now well-discounted and worth the grab to help protect your eyes from all the screens. Not to mention, we love their stylish look.
For more options, check out our guide to the best blue light glasses.
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