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

Surprisingly inexpensive deals you should treat yourself to.

Amazon Prime Day, the day when Amazon has more deals than you could ever conceivably look through in an ENTIRE LIFETIME, is here!

We waded through the mountains of bargains for you and found some of the best deals in every category (in this case: all the gorgeous, awesome, must-have things that cost way less than you might think).

FYI — deals move quickly on Prime Day. We’ll do our best to keep this post as up-to-date as possible, but we can’t catch everything immediately. Check back throughout Prime Day to see our latest updates as the deals change!

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.

1. A pair of build-your-own leggings for up to 61% off, because you deserve loungewear that feels practically ~custom-made~. The best part: they have POCKETS!

2. A set of stainless steel straws for 32% off so you can make saving the sea turtles look so flippin' fancy.

3. Or! A set of silicone collapsible straws with a carrying pouch for 20% off that'll make being eco-friendly easier than ever — and you better believe these'll make a great humblebrag insta.

4. A white noise machine for 30% off that'll help you drift off to sleep peacefully (goodbye, restless nights) *and* make it possible to concentrate, even if you're in a loud environment. It has ~ten~ fan and ambient sounds for you to pick from — basically, this'll seem like a high-tech splurge at a low price.

5. A mini cast iron skillet for 63% off, because this'll hold its weight against more expensive culinary brands. Plus, they're so cheap you can buy 'em as a set!

6. A set of Crest 3D whitestrips for 24% off so you can get pearly whites without spending too much green. They mold to your teeth with their no-slip design to dramatically lift even year's stains. Their widely-loved bleaching formula works overtime so you can see results FAST.

7. A Stila liquid eyeliner for 30% off, because this wins over just about everyone thanks to its versatility and long-lasting formula. Its marker-like tip and smooth formula are specifically designed to suit beginners and pros alike and create anything from thin, precise cat-eyes to thick, dramatic looks.

8. A Fire 7 tablet for 40% off so you can bring every source of entertainment imaginable wherever you go. You can read books, listen to music, watch your favorite shows/movies, or just check your 'gram. All this at just 30?! Nobody pinch me.

9. A portable personal blender for 20% off that'll come in *handy* when you're craving a delicious smoothie. Not to mention, this'll save you money in the long run now that you can make your own!

10. An Echo Dot for 56% off, because this'll be like your own personal assistant, but for less than your usual grocery bill. This'll read you the news, music, audiobooks, remind you of your schedule, and even control your lights! The future is NOW — for cheap.

11. A pair of blue light—blocking glasses for 15% off so not only can you avoid midday headaches from your computer screen, but add a ~trendy touch~ to all your outfits.

12. A Fire TV Stick for 63% off to score all your favorites (looking at you, Hulu, Netflix, and HBO) for next to NOTHING — will your guests think you're a big shot when they see how many shows are at your ~fingertips~? For. Sure.

13. A Celeb Luxury colorwash for 30% off that'll temporarily color your hair (even brunettes!!!) *without* the usually hefty salon charge or bleach (although already-bleached hair helps) and maintain its vivid hues.

14. A French press for 23% off, because this'll use a ~four-level filtration system~ to make your coffee taste richer than ever before — you can make French coffee, tea, espresso or even cold brew with this!

15. A Bissell hard-surface cleaner for 20% off that'll make deep-cleaning tough grout surprisingly easy (and fast!). So long, scrubbing. Hello, the power of steam.

16. A sleek spinner suitcase for up to 20% off so you can travel in ~first class~ style without paying the price. It boasts a built-in TSA lock, a hard-shell finish, 360-degree dual spinner wheels, and lots (and lots) of zippered compartments.

17. An Honest Beauty eyeshadow palette for 20% off that'll expand your makeup collection for cheap. It has 10 super pigmented shades from matte to shimmer, because you don't need to drop $100 to achieve the perfect smokey eye. Though your skills may lead people to believe you did.

18. A Glamorise wire-free bra for up to 57% off that'll become your soulmate the minute you put it on. Why, you say? Not only does it boast moisture-wicking bottom cups (goodbye, boob sweat), but its side-smoothing silhouette and wide cushioned shoulder straps make this an amazing "investment".

19. A gel memory-foam mattress topper for 20% off, because you'll spend the rest of your days sleeping in the ~lap of luxury~ thanks to its air flow pattern for cool support, green tea extract and castor natural plant oil to naturally eliminate odor-causing bacteria, and cushy memory foam.

20. An OPI top coat for 35% off that'll help you maintain pro-level manis ~on hand~ at all times.

21. An incredibly pretty Gaiam yoga mat for up to 40% off so you can make your workout routine feel a little more luxe without *stretching* your savings.

22. A sideways letter necklace for 20% off that'll keep your wardrobe on-trend without splurging on the far more expensive versions in just about every boutique and department store.

23. An essential oil diffuser for 20% off so your home becomes a ~soothing oasis~ without needing to haul your butt to the spa. AND it'll double as some modern decor. You can't ask for much more.

24. A wildly popular pair of Mario Badescu facial sprays for 25% off that'll quickly become your favorite midday ~pick me up~. Just a spritz hydrates, tones, and re-energizes your complexion thanks to its formula of green tea, cucumber, and peppermint essential water.

25. A Revlon hair dyer for 30% off so your locks are frizz-free, glossy, and b o u n c y every darn morning *without* a hair-raising blowout charge. You're taking good hair days into your own hands now.

26. A set of black stainless steel knives for up to 20% off, because these'll seriously upgrade your kitchen when you put them on proud display without having to chop your bank account in half.

27. A faux leather wristlet wallet for 20% off with SO 👏 MANY 👏 slots and compartments to organize cards and receipts galore — some reviewers even stow away their phone in this! This would be splurge-worthy if it weren't for the low price tag.

28. A pair of bluetooth headphones for 20% off, because this'll make you look like you spend more than Dr. Dre himself. Don't worry: this sleek metallic design, cushioned earmuffs, and high definition sound quality will never give you away.

29. A Tile Mate for 40% off that'll look sleek on your key chain *and* save the day whenever you can't find your phone, wallet, keys, or even pets (some reviewers put this on collars)!

30. A cold brew filter-in tea bottle for 18% off, because this won't spill the tea on how much you actually spent on your new chic kitchenware.

31. A pair of tortoiseshell sunglasses for 30% off to make sure your new go-to accessory never *reflects* how much you spent. Quite the opposite, in fact.

32. An Honest Beauty facial oil for 20% off so you can upgrade your skincare routine to feel more high-end for cheap. Its combo of avocado, apricot, and fruit oils replenish dehydrated skin to feel softer and more supple. Did I mention it's rose-scented?

33. A monthly and weekly planner for 60% off that includes daily schedules, goal setting, weekly scoring, to-do lists, notes sections, habit-tracking and gratitude affirmations. Think of this as your new chief of staff (at a discount).

34. A stainless steel rollerball pen for 20% off to make your cubicle feel more like a corner office. Your hand won't even get tired from using this gorgeous pen.

35. A set of gorgeous tarot cards for 20% off to always have an extra-fancy collection *on hand*.

36. A set of 12-ounce wine glasses for up to 43% off. Nothing says ~sophisticated~ relaxation at the end of a long day like a nice glass of red wine.

37. A cold-shouldered dress up to 61% off that'll become your go-to summer outfit when you want to feel comfy, but look put-together. Did I mention it has POCKETS?!

38. A double-insulated marble travel mug for 20% off for not only enjoying quality iced coffee WITHOUT the daily $4 charge, but now you'll look fancy while drinking it. Overpriced coffee shops could never — so long, boring plastic cups.

39. A paddle cheeseboard plate for 20% off with three polished cheese knives so you can both decorate your kitchen when and have an excuse to throw a fancy wine and cheese party.

40. A three-tier bamboo bathroom shelf for 29% off to make your bathroom look more elegant *and* declutter your countertops. Win, WIN.

41. A whiskey stone + glass set for 20% off so you can entertain your guests in pure style. The chilling stones will keep their drink cold far longer than ice cubes ever could. Plus, the stones will never dilute their cocktail of choice!

42. A wall tapestry for 40% off, because sometimes hanging framed art is far too intimidating. Plus, creating a million holes in your wall isn't super viable if you're a renter!

You realizing you can treat yo'self AND save money: