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There’s nothing (I mean, nothing) that gets me more excited than a good sale—especially if I was going to buy the product anyway. A great product at a great price? Count me in. But as tempting as the words “sale” and “lowest price” are, they might not always be accurate and you often times need to check to see if it’s actually a good deal.
Here at reviewed, we want to take that shopping stress off you by not only testing products but also using price tracking tools to make sure they’re actually at their lowest price. This Wednesday, we found incredible deals on award-winning hair dryers, bar stools, sound bars, and more that are definitely worth the price.
1. Get 50% off select haircare during Ulta’s massive sale
If you really want to up your hair game this spring, then you have to check out Ulta’s massive Gorgeous Hair Event. From May 12 to June 1, you can get 50% off select haircare items, which means it’s the perfect time to try a new product to see if it will actually make your hair soft and shiny. Today you can 50% off a variety of products, including Drybar Southern Belle Volume-Boosting Mousse ($13), Nume Megastar Hair Straightener ($69.50), and a Wet Brush ($7). The 21-day sale offers something different each day, so if you don’t see what you’re looking for today, you can mark your calendar for your favorite products.
Shop the Ulta Gorgeous Hair Event
2. Get up to 50% off everything at Shutterfly
With graduation season in full swing, a sale at Shutterfly could not be better timing. Not only is it the best online photo printing service we’ve ever tested, but the site also offers gorgeous stationary and photo books. That means you can save up to 50% on printing out all those photos you took at graduation and on invitations for the grad party. We loved Shutterfly because it gave us brighter, lighter prints, which allowed us to see the little details in even the smallest prints. Right now, you can also get free shipping with the code “SHIP4FREE.”
Get up to 50% off everything at Shutterfly
3. Save up to 30% on Simple Modern travel mugs and water bottles
Personally, I think a water bottle or travel mug makes a great high school or college graduation gift. Students and post-grad workers need to remember to actually drink water and have a vessel for the copious amount of coffee they’ll be drinking. Right now, you can get up to 30% off Simple Modern travel mugs, tumblers, and water bottles. I’ve been using the Simple Modern Classic Tumbler with Straw Lid and I love that it keeps my smoothies cold during an hour-long commute, is easy to sip iced coffee from, and comes in so many gorgeous colors. The collegiate mugs and water bottles are also included in the sale, which is perfect for a grad.
Save up to 30% on Simple Modern travel mugs and water bottles at Amazon
4. The best affordable streaming stick at its lowest price
Cord-cutting: everyone’s doing it. Long gone are the days that we actually need cable, thanks to streaming services like Netflix and Hulu. But if you still want to watch your favorite shows on the TV as opposed to your small computer screen, you’re going to need a media streaming device. The Roku Streaming Stick+ is the best affordable media streaming device we’ve ever tested. It offers 4K or HDR content, has an amazing interface, and it’s one of the more affordable streaming sticks available. Right now, you can get it for $11 off and its lowest price.
Get the Roku Streaming Stick+ at Amazon for $49 (Save $10.99)
5. Save up to 75% on bar stools at Houzz
Everyone loves bar stools. They look great next to a kitchen island, a tall patio table, and not to mention an actual bar. Plus, there’s something fancy about sitting higher than everyone else. Right now, you can give these spaces an upgrade and get the chairs of your dream with Houzz’s bar stool sale. Right now, you can get up to 75% percent off best-selling bar stools, rustic bar stools, contemporary bar stools—basically every style. Seriously, your kitchen will thank you.
Shop the Houzz Bar Stool Sale
6. A great carving knife for the toughest of meats
Carving knives aren’t just reserved for Thanksgiving. Sure they make it easier to cut through a dry turkey, but they’re also useful for roasts, rotisserie chicken, and those rare times you actually eat turkey more than once a year. This one from Mercer is one of our cooking testers favorite carving knives. She loves that it’s stayed sharp for so many years and makes her look even more professional cutting the turkey. Right now, it’s at one of its lowest prices, so you might as well get it for Turkey Day next year.
Get the Mercer Culinary Renaissance Granton Edge Slicing Knife at Amazon for $26.33 (Save $4.25)
7. Black Friday price: Our favorite affordable soundbar is 25% off
Even the best TVs don’t sound as good as you think they would. Thankfully, you can get a great soundbar at a reasonable price, so your sound can match the incredible picture quality. The Polk Audio Signa S2 is the best soundbar under $200 that we’ve ever tested because it packs improved sound and a sleek look into a reasonable price point.
It also has Bluetooth (naturally), different modes for movies, music, or night audio, and three different “Clear Voice” settings to make TV show and movie watching more enjoyable. Right now, you can get it for just $149 at Amazon, which is $50 off and matches its Black Friday price, making it a great time to seriously consider upgrading your TV’s sound.
Get the Polk Audio Signa S2 at Amazon for $149 (Save $50.95)
8. Get this award-winning hair dryer for its lowest price ever
Nothing can be the time (and hair damage!) saved from a great hair dryer. When we tested the top hair dryers on the market, we found that the Harry Josh is the best of the best. Although it weighs a little over a pound, it’s still compact and comfortable to hold during styling. It also had the fastest drying time, taking just 22 minutes to bring our from wet to styled, with others taking closer to half an hour. Right now, you can grab this award-winning dryer for only $169 from Dermstore. We’ve never ever seen it on sale for this a price this low, so this is seriously an insane deal.
Get the Harry Josh Pro Tools Pro Dryer at Dermstore for $169 (Save $80)
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