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Hello there! I’m willing to bet you’re here because you’re not quite ready to dive back into your work week, and I don’t blame you. Mondays are tough, but they get a lot better when you find a sale on something you’ve wanted, and Amazon’s got tons of great sales to shop.
To help you navigate the overwhelming number of sales, we comb through them every day to find the best of the best. We look at everything from our own test results to shopper reviews to price histories and more so we can say with confidence when something’s actually worth your time and money.
So, here are the five best deals you can find on Amazon right now—and at the bottom of this page, we’ve got a list of other awesome Amazon sales that didn’t make the top 5, as well as sales happening at retailers like Wayfair, Massdrop, Ancestry, and more.
1. Under $60: The most popular DNA kit
If you’ve ever been curious to learn more about your heritage, you’ll be happy to hear Ancestry is running a sale on its genetic testing kit both on Ancestry.com and on Amazon, knocking $40 off the price tag and matching the second best sale price we’ve ever seen. The sale is in honor of St. Patrick’s Day next weekend, so if you’ve ever thought (or claimed) you were Irish, it’s time to put your money where your mouth is.
Regardless of where you are (or might be) from, this DNA testing kit is a top option. Ancestry has a massive database of more than 10 million users, which not only increases the odds of connecting with a long lost relative, but also makes your genetic mapping even more accurate, and they’re always updating things so your information actually gets more accurate over time.
You can even get the newest Ancestry feature, Traits, with your DNA kit for an extra $10. Traits is always $10 on top of the testing kit, but since the kit’s on sale, it’s still a great bargain.
2. Under $15: The best aromatherapy diffuser
If you want your home to smell delightful, but you’re not a fan of candles or incense, check out the best aromatherapy diffuser we’ve ever tested. We really love that it has a larger than average water reservoir so it can run longer, up to 9 hours continuously or 11 hours on the intermittent setting. But it’s also super affordable at its typical $16, and right now, it’s even more appealing because it’s back down to its lowest price.
The small size, slim design, and multi-color light options are icing on the cake of this sweet deal. A lot of our readers have also been snapping up this set of six essential oils to enjoy with their diffusers. It includes lemongrass, peppermint, orange, eucalyptus, lavender, and tea tree scents.
3. Under $90: One of the best cordless drills
If you’ve been using the same set of cheapy little screwdrivers, give your poor forearms a break and invest in a decent cordless power drill. It will save you so much time and effort, whether you’re building furniture, installing a shelf, or doing any other project involving screws. This is one of the best cordless drill/driver combos we’ve ever tested and it handled all but the thickest materials we tested it on, making it perfect for most households.
4. Under $20: The best car phone mount ever
It’s super dangerous (and often illegal) to hold your phone while you’re driving. If you rely on your phone for directions while driving, it’s much, much safer to have it mounted on your dash or windshield so you’re not taking your eyes as far away from the road when you glance (when it’s safe, obviously) to see the next direction.
We tested the most popular phone mounts for cars and iOttie was the best of the best. Right now, it’s on sale for under $20 as a Lightning Deal that lasts until about 3:15 p.m. EST, marking the best price we’ve ever seen. It can hold all phones up to 3.5 inches wide (when held vertically).
5. Under $120: The Cadillac of toothbrushes
There’s a Deal of the Day on the Philips Sonicare Diamond Clean Electric Toothbrush that makes it nearly half off its usual $200 (in white only). That’s insane. One of the only reasons this wasn’t named the best electric toothbrush when we tested all the top options was the high price, making this a crazy good time to make an investment in your dental health. This toothbrush has five brushing modes, an app that helps you brush better, and a stunningly sleep design. It’s also got a super cool wireless charging feature and comes with a cup and case that charge it.
Other online deals and sales we love
Prices are accurate at the time this article was published, but may change over time.
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