Wednesday's best bargains from Amazon, Nordstrom, Ulta and more
If you're looking to get through the mid-week slump with some online shopping, we've put together this list of noteworthy sale items to spice up your work day.
After consulting a long list of retailers to find a wide variety of options, we curated a selection of deals that will appeal to makeup artists, home chefs, pet owners, proud parents, world travelers, business people, and more.
We've put this list of bargains in order of price, from low to high, so you can explore within your budget or daydream about bigger wishlist items. All prices were current at time of publication.
Fall clearance means it's a great time to stock up on wardrobe must-haves like Style & Co.'s Twill Capri Leggings. They feature a skinny fit and comfortable mid-rise waistband, and right now they're available for just $9.93 (a savings of 71%).
The bright chrome finish and small footprint of the Danielle Creations Mini Mirror make it an attractive and useful item for your vanity. It offers standard and magnification sides for all of your beauty routine needs. While it's discounted 33%, it will cost you just $10.
Keep your cat comfy with Petmaker's Cozy Kitty Cat Bed that's made of plushy material and has a tent-like design for hiding. You can choose from several colors and enjoy the 14% discount that brings the price down to $10.49.
Keeping your pet's bowl full without overfeeding is easy to do with the Van Ness Auto Feeder, which works with gravity to control the flow of food from the enclosed container. It comes in several sizes, including the large feeder that's marked down 30% at $11.75.
We're impressed with the unique design of ZippyPaws hide and seek plush tools, with the small squeaky toys that can be hidden in the larger plush toy for your dog to find. They are machine washable and come in adorable designs like this log and chipmunk currently marked down to $13.99 - a 46% savings.
STEM toys like the Klutz Maker Lab Arcade Claw Game inspire kids to learn and create. This activity set comes with the components for kids to build the game, then play it once complete. This interactive toy is 40% off today and available for only $14.98.
Planting fall bulbs is easy with the BLIKA Bulb Auger that's marked down from $25.99 to $16.79. The steel construction and hex drive design are made to cut through all types of soil, plus the tool is compatible with most standard power drills. Garden gloves included.
With soft polyester material and its own carrying bag, the Chuckit! Travel Bed is perfect for pets on the go. The construction is made to dry quickly and is machine washable, so keeping the bed clean is a breeze, too. The $19.39 price is 50% off.
Urban Decay's All Nighter Waterproof Setting Powder lives up to its name by providing long wear that resists moisture. We think you'll love the lightweight, matte finish and the cruelty-free formula. Plus, the price is $34 and includes a free gift with your purchase.
Skin imperfections are no match for Peach & Lilly's Pure Beam Luxe Oil, formulated with fatty acids, plant extracts, and antioxidants that moisturize and nourish skin. This natural, skin-loving formula is available for $39 from Ulta.
Long-lasting, beautiful, mineral-based color is what Tarte's lipstick delivers. These lip colors are made with natural ingredients, including moisturizing beeswax. A 3-piece kit with gorgeous, limited edition colors is available on Dermstore for a limited time for $39 - a 35% savings.
Alfani's Chadwick Lace-up leather oxfords offer a classic men's look in shoes that go perfectly with dress and casual wear. They are currently 61% off on Macy's, making your price just $34.93.
13. Buxom Eyeshadows
Buxom eyeshadows are loved by beauty enthusiasts for their highly-pigmented colors and long wear. Eyeshadow bar refills come in 40 shades and are typically $12 each. However, you can get six for $40 right now from Ulta.
If you love sampling products, check out the five travel-sized items in the Pur-lisse age-fighting starter kit while it's currently marked down from $58 to $46.40. The collection includes two serums, two moisturizers, a cleanser, and an attractive carrying bag.
We think the Anthropologie Duck Duck Goose Cheese Board is as charming as it is practical. Not only is the board itself in the shape of the duck, but so are the handles of the three cheese utensils, making this a lovely matching set. The retail price is 50% off, so you'll pay $48.98.
The OneSpace Computer Desk is simple, but that's part of its appeal. It features a sleek, space-saving design with a durable steel frame and tempered glass surface, and is on sale for $61.37 (a markdown of 39%).
If you love the look of thick eyelashes, now is a good time to stock up on RevitaLash's V'Lumine Lash Serum while it's marked down from $85 to $68. The rich formula is made with botanicals, biotin, and essential oils that nourish and strengthen lashes, preventing breakages that can make them look sparse.
When your child has a fitness tracker designed specifically for them, they'll be inspired to get active. Garmin's vívofit jr. 2 measures fitness metrics just like models made for adults, but it comes in fun, colorful graphics. It's on sale for $69.99, a savings of $10 off the retail price.
Whether you're taking photos on a special vacation or you enjoy amateur photography, sometimes it's nice to give your smartphone a break and use a camera instead. The Kodak PIXPRO is compact and easy to carry, plus it features HD image quality with 5X optical zoom. You can get yours now for $74, a savings of 18%.
We love how the Summer Infant 3Dlite Convenience Stroller is designed for parents on the go, thanks to the lightweight yet sturdy construction and easy-to-fold mechanism. A 5-point safety harness and removable canopy are part of its feature set. The bargain price of $87.17 is perfect for parents watching their budgets.
The Michael Kors Isla Ring Shoulder Tote is a stylish handbag made of canvas with leather trim that has plenty of interior space for stashing your essentials. You can choose from gold or denim blue for $97.13, which reflects a 60% discount.
ALL-CLAD's cookware features durable workmanship with materials designed for excellent results in the kitchen. Right now, you can own the versatile 10-inch and 12-inch hard anodized aluminum fry pans for $99.99 and save 33% off the $150 retail price.
Loafers offer a timeless look that pair well with men's casual fashions, and Calvin Klein's Men's Kaleb loafers are both attractive and comfortable. They feature a relaxed slip-on style in genuine leather, and they come in black, Bordeaux, and navy. The $103.99 price is marked down from $130.
From training to playtime, the Merry Products Crate and Gate is like two items in one, as it can be used as a secure crate for training your new pet or converted to a pen-like play area. The $116.87 sale price reflects a savings of $42.55.
Sweet Home Stores offers a variety of attractive area rugs made of plushy, tough fibers that don't tend to shed. They come in a variety of sizes and colors, like the 7'10" x 9'10" rectangular model in neutral gray that's marked down from $149.99 to $133.19.
With the seven liquid highlighters in Cover FX's Custom Enhancer Drops Vault set, creating a gorgeous glow has never been easier. The cruelty-free formula contains particles that reflect light, luminous skin. Buy the set now for $141 and save 40%.
Graco's Newborn Napper DLX Playard is one of our favorite pack 'n plays for its versatile design that makes it useful for the newborn through toddler years. It's also durable and includes plenty of storage space for nursery essentials. It has a lot to offer for the price of $229.99.
The MAXI-COSI Pria Max 3-in1 Convertible Car Seat is on sale for $280.49, a 15% discount. Not only is it packed with safety features, but it also converts easily from rear- to forward-facing and accommodates newborns to toddlers weighing as much as 100 pounds.
With its trim build yet generous 15.6" screen, the Acer Aspire 5 is an outstanding laptop for anyone on the go. What's more, it features ample storage space and the speedy AMD Ryzen 3 3200U Dual Core Processor. The $40 discount brings the price down to $309.99.
If you've been thinking about upgrading to a chef-worthy cookware set, check out All-Clad's 10-piece set that's made of durable, attractive stainless steel. The collection includes pots, pans, and matching lids, and it's crafted to last a lifetime. It's now marked down from $1,290 to $699.99.
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