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With only a handful of weeks before the holiday season kicks into high gear, October Prime Day is the perfect time to score discounts on everything from stocking stuffers to big ticket items for your loved ones.
Amazon has brought everything we enjoyed about their summer deals event back, this time with a new name: Prime Big Deal Days. The event is live now and runs through tomorrow, October 11. We’ve already seen deep discounts on a slew of coveted items like popular electronics, hair tools, kitchen appliances, gaming accessories, and more. Prime deals like this are the time when we find the most items at the lowest prices all year.
Our team of experienced deal hunters is sifting carefully through Amazon for the best discounts on products that make great gifts. Whether you’re shopping for the guy who likes to chef it up in the kitchen or someone who takes self-care seriously, our experts are here to help you find the perfect gift at the right price. We’re also tracking deals across tech, home, fashion, and beauty on our best Prime Day deals live blog.
Top 5 gift deals
- For the teen: Beats Studio Pro Wireless Headphones
- For the exercise enthusiast: TheraGun Prime Quiet Deep Tissue Therapy Massage Gun
- For the baker: Kitchenaid Artisan Mini Stand Mixer
- For the trendspotter: JW Pei Gabbi Ruched Hobo Handbag
- For the pet-obsessed: Furbo 360° Dog Camera
Tech gift deals you can get this Prime Day
The AirPods (2nd generation) aren’t the newest AirPods around, but they still offer great sound quality and extra features for iPhone owners. During Prime Big Deal Days, they’re at a low price of $90.
Amazon’s Fire HD 8 may be incredibly cheap, but it’s a good Android tablet for anyone on a budget. Right now, it’s an even better value at just $60.
Garmin’s fenix 6 is a powerful, full-featured smartwatch that offers GPS support, tracking for tons of activities like running, biking, and skiing, and has excellent battery life. It’s on sale for $60 off its normal price during Amazon’s October Prime Day event.
This Razer headset is marketed as a PlayStation accessory, but it actually works with any device that has a 3.5mm jack. It’s also a fantastic headset, and with this 33% discount, matches its lowest price ever.
Amazon’s fifth-generation Echo Dot offers improved sound quality, a temperature sensor, and eero Wi-Fi extender capabilities. This $22 Prime Day deal matches the best price we’ve seen in the past.
Kitchen gift deals you can get this Prime Day
This KitchenAid model is ideal for occasional bakers and can easily be used by kids getting into cooking. The Mini is our favorite stand mixer for small kitchens. You can pick it up for 32% off right now, which is a low price we don’t often see for this product.
Budget-friendly air fryer toaster ovens often struggle to match up to their more expensive counterparts, but this one by Cosori cooks evenly and preheats quickly. You can pick it up for just under $100, which is the lowest we’ve ever seen this product go.
The Nespresso CitiZ is designed to fit in small and expertly decorated spaces. The stainless steel panels and streamlined structure make it both compact and aesthetically pleasing. Plus, it preheats in 25 seconds. At just $230.00, this deals matches the lowest price we’ve seen in a couple of months.
Made with Breville parts, the VertuoPlus brews 5- and 8-ounce coffees as well as single and double espresso shots. The moveable water tank and quick preheating make it easy to slot this brewer into your kitchen and routine. It’s our favorite Nespresso machine, and during Prime Day, it’s down to its lowest price ever.
Beauty gift deals you can get this Prime Day
It’s super rare to see the Supersonic marked down, but right now you can get it for $100 off. Act fast to scoop this deal up, because the cult-favorite hair dryer is currently at its lowest price ever.
The Laneige Water Sleeping Mask is silky smooth, hydrating, and will leave you beaming first thing in the morning. It’s now marked down to $22.40 for Prime members, which is a new Amazon all-time low. Otherwise, find it for $32 at other sellers.
Juicy Couture is back — and so is their iconic Viva La Juicy perfume. Grab your tracksuit and spritz this on, because it’s $65 for Prime Day.
We wrote a piece comparing this to the Airwrap and were blown away by how a product that is nearly a tenth of the price could give the Airwap a serious run for its money. Right now, it’s an even better deal than it usually is — which is saying a lot.
For an on-the-go eye lift, this serum stick uses a moisturizing formula to alleviate dryness. It’s on sale for Prime Day at the best price we’ve seen Amazon offer on this formula in the last month.
Apparel and accessories gifts you can get this Prime Day
These classic Ray-Ban aviators have a protective coating to provide your eyes and skin with 100% UV protection. For Prime Day, you can save $77 on this style.
The Adidas Kaptir 2.0 is a lightweight running-inspired sneaker with a cushioned midsole and a sporty silhouette for athleisurely comfort. On Prime Day this pair is marked down over $6 cheaper than its average Amazon price.
We love Levis — not just because they fit well and are a classic — but also because they last a super long time. These stylish and durable jeans are available in both regular and tall fits.
Pajamas make a great gift, whether you’re buying it for a friend or just treating yourself to a little coziness. This sleep set is available in a bunch of fun colors and patterns, including floral designs and vibrant hues.
This sporty classic is a timeless streetwear piece that is just as cozy as it is cool. It’s best to buy this on sale, and right now select colorways and sizes are over 60% off.
Lele Sadoughi’s headbands are an easy way to add polish to any outfit. This faux leather topknot style is over $16 off for Prime Big Deal Days.