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29 Things To Buy On Amazon Prime Day That Only Look Expensive

Surprisingly inexpensive deals to treat yourself to.

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Amazon Prime Day, the day when Amazon posts more deals than you could ever conceivably look through in a lifetime, is here!

We waded through the mountains of bargains for you and found some of the best deals in every category. Here we go....

Note: To get these deals you have to be a Prime member, so if you aren't already, sign up for a free 30-day trial here.

*Like everything else on Amazon, all Prime Day deals are limited quantity and subject to rapid change.

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1. A hard laptop case with white and gold marble detailing for 68% off.

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Price: $12.79

Promising review: "Love love LOVE this case. I like how classy it is, I like the look of the marbled pattern. And you can see the apple through it enough for me to be happy. My favorite thing about this case is actually the texture of it. It has kind of like a soft rubberized plastic feel on the outside of it that I adore. Makes it super easy to grab my laptop with one hand and not worry about dropping it because it's slippery. This baby isn't slipping ANYWHERE. Attaches really easily, and doesn't come off the edges easily like some other cases." —Elyse Police

2. An airtight cold brew coffee maker for 59% off.

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Price: $27.99

Promising review: "I am not a coffee drinker, but I got this for my fiancé who LOVES coffee (especially cold brews) but didn't want to always have to go to Starbucks and spend a ton of money when he wanted one. With this he is able to make his own cold brew overnight and have it ready first thing in the morning! We love it so far and I was very pleased to find out that I could brew tea in it as well! :)" —Lindsay B.

3. Colorful mirrored aviators for 61% off.

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Price: $10.09 (available in eight colors).

Promising review: "I LOVE these aviators!! Great quality, chic, and effective in shielding the sun from my eyes . I have two other colors on my wish list that I will eventually purchase without a doubt! If you are considering buying these, do so! I think they are a steal for the price and could be indistinguishable if placed next to a designer brand." —Petitechefinhighheels

4. An aromatherapy diffuser with a wood grain design for 27% off.

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Price: $34.39 (available in two colors)

Promising review: "You will sleep like a baby. I mixed Lavender with Eucalyptus the first night and I slept like a newborn. The colors are cute and it is just plain effective. This was actually an expensive purchase for me as a humidifier, but it was worth every penny." —NatFan

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6. A portable Bluetooth speaker for 33% off.

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Price: $26.99

Promising review: "Well, two years have come and gone since I have purchased this speaker, and guess what? I'm listening to "American Woman" on it right now, as I write this. It's dinged, it's chipped, it's dented, it's been to the tops of mountains and with me from college to home to college to home over and over again. I have to wedge the plug in to get it to charge, but it does still charge. The battery life has not decreased noticably, and the sound quality has remained amazing. If you're looking for a speaker that'll stay by your side for years, look no further." —Quinn Z.

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13. Foldable headphones that add a pop of color for 75% off.

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Price: $15.11

Promising review: "We were concerned to buy these earphones because the price was so good that we just did not know how good they would be but these earphones are great!!! Definitely worth the price. They really reduce the noise level. We used them on a long trip with a car load of people. We put the earphones on and could not hear any of the noise in the car. Absolutely great buy!!!" —Sunshine

14. A sleek 11.6-inch Chromebook for 22% off.

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Price: $149

Promising review: "Absolutely love this Chromebook. I was going to purchase a traditional laptop to supplement my Mac desktop, but realized I really just needed something with internet access other than my phone. It is lightweight, compact and perfect for travel. And it's just so PRETTY! Would 100% recommend." —F. Irek

15. A transparent ghost chair for 43% off.

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Price: $52.36

Promising review: "I have no complaints about this chair. It feels/looks sturdy. looks and feels high quality to me. I was worried there would be like a purple tint to the chair. But it is very crystal clear. It's also so comfortable!!! Happy with my purchase!" —Kailey Castro

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16. Chateau Home Collection sheet sets for 60% off.

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Price: $35.36 (for the Egyptian cotton sheets) and $25.20 (for the damask striped sheets).

See all Chateau Home Collection deals here.

17. A nine-piece nesting food prep set for 20% off.

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Price: $30.43

Promising review: "The bowls are very substantial and thick enough to handle what ever you are mixing. I had flimsy plastic bowls before and it does make a difference. They stack perfectly and take up minimal room in my cabinet. I'm on a mission to declutter and minimize the junk in my life and this really works for me. This replaced a lot of other bowls and I don't miss them. There are other combinations, but I like the 9 piece set because it has a large and small bowl, colander, sieve and measuring cups. It's really everything I need, nesting in one place, easy to find (I haven't had to buy anything else). I recommend this for anyone trying to simplify their life!" —jmravinet

18. A set of two geometric planters for 20% off.

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Price: $31.99

Promising review: "I originally found them at Urban Outfitters but of course, they had a pricier tag. I went with Amazon because free shipping (whoop whoop). They're good quality and I've gotten many compliments!" —Amazon Customer

20. Vacuum-insulated travel mugs with colorful sliding lids for 20% off.

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Price: $10.47

Promising review: "This cup is awesome! I'm a busy nurse and hardly have time to sit and enjoy my coffee. When I do get the chance to take a sip, my coffee is cold. I bought this cup because it was cute but I was surprised to find my coffee still hot after three hours of being in my cabinet the first day I used it. Now that it's warming up outside, I cut up some lemon and pour cold water in my cute cup and it'll stay ice cold for 5+ hours. I will be buying more for my parents and siblings!" —Michelle

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23. A brass-plated organizer for 20% off.

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Price: $12.25

Promising review: "This is a great size and has good weight. I LOVE the design and the gold/brass finish. It looks so good on my industrial wood west elm table. I love that it's also lined with some suede material on the bottom to prevent scratching on the wood. It holds more stuff than I imagined. Plus adding an air plant to it just takes it to the next level. So glad I got a beautiful tray on Amazon at a more reasonable price than you'd find with other products at other stores." —Steppanyaki

24. Elegant double-walled espresso mugs for 20% off.

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Price: $15.96

Promising review: "Perfect for espresso drinks -- they keep the coffee hot while the exterior of the cup remains cool to the touch. Plus, they're very attractive and well-designed. I love these cups and now use nothing else for my morning espresso." —Bostonmarc

25. A calming desktop zen garden for 20% off.

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Price: $12.54

Promising review: "This was a great find! I have been looking for a reasonably priced sand tray for my therapy office. This has been a hit with everyone, including myself! First the product is a beautiful cherry wood, packaged well with two packs of sand, three brushes, rocks, birds, and zen meditations. The sand is beautiful and cool to the touch. It's very relaxing just touching the sand or using one of the brushes. I continue to get asked 'where did you get this?' I've had it for three weeks now. A little sand has slipped out with play, but nothing significant. And there is so much of it! I really am pleased and highly recommend this for a gift or for yourself!" —Therapistwithasideofceliac

26. A cat scratcher that doubles as a piece of modern art for 20% off.

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Price: $39.96

Promising review: "Amazing. I bought mine over a year ago now for my cat (I purchased two actually in January of 2014!) and my cats LOVE them. She knows to scratch on it & has never scratched our nice furniture! I hung them up like shelves & the cats love to climb on high to hang out on them, sleep, stretch & survey the house. My friends don't even realize they're cat shelves until the cats jump on them! Fast forward over a year later & they're still in pretty good shape. Worth the money! I picked up some L brackets at home depot to hang them & they worked like a charm." —Jayni

27. Sinfully delicious salted cocoa truffle spread for 30% off.

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Price: $6.99

Promising review: "This stuff is incredible!! I'm not a real chocolate lover and got this mainly for my husband but was surprised to find how addicting this can be. Just the tiniest bit is enough, you don't want a lot of this at a time. The flavor is intense and rich without being overly sweet. I scraped the barest amount of this over pound cake before adding strawberries and whipped cream for shortcake and the chocolate flavor was well defined without being overwhelming. Amazingly good, I can't wait to try more recipes with it. If it can make me that happy imagine what it can do for a real chocoholic!" —VB

Want more? Check out the rest of our Prime Day coverage here.

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