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As a recurring feature, our team combs the Web and shares some amazing Amazon deals we’ve turned up. Here’s what caught our eye today, October 20.

Mental Floss has affiliate relationships with certain retailers, including Amazon, and may receive a small percentage of any sale. But we only get commission on items you buy and don’t return, so we’re only happy if you’re happy. Good luck deal hunting!

GADGETS, TOYS, AND MEDIA

NETGEAR Certified Refurbished EX6150-100NAR AC1200 WiFi Range Extender for $46.99 (list price $55.60)

Bluedio Turbine T2s Wireless Bluetooth Headphones with Mic, 57mm Drivers/Rotary Folding (Black) for $25.99 (list price $49.99)

USB Quick Charger RAVPower 30W Dual USB Plug Wall Charger with Quick Charge 3.0 (4X Faster) for Galaxy S6, Note 5, LG G4 G5, Nexus 6 and ipod iSmart for iPhone 7 (Black) for $10.99 (list price $59.99)

RAVPower Quick Charge 3.0 54W 4-Port Car Charger for Galaxy S8/ S7 / S6 / Edge / Plus, Note 5 / 4 and iSmart for iPhone 7 / 6s / Plus, iPad mini and More for $9.99 (list price $49.99)

True Wireless Earbuds VAVA Bluetooth 4.1 Wire-Free In-Ear Headphones (12 Hours Playtime with the Portable Charging Case, 3 Sets of Ear Buds, Built-In Microphone) for $41.99 (list price $49.99)

AUKEY 20000mAh Portable Charger with Quick Charge 2.0, Lightning & Micro-USB Input, Dual USB Output for iPhone, Samsung, iPad, LG and More for $28.99 (list price $45.99)

ARCHEER Monocular 40x60 High Powered Monocular Scope Dual Focus Optics Zoom Telescope, Low Light Night Vision Traveling Scope for Birds/ Wildlife/ Hunting/Live Concert for $15.69 (list price $49.99)

Witeem 40W 6-Port USB Charging Station Hub with USB Type C Port, Universal Charging Docks Organizer Stand for Smartphones, Tablets, Black for $26.99 (list price $45.99)

KEDSUM 3 in 1 Dual Foldable Stand,Versatile Cell Phones Stand,Portable Desktop Holder ,Cardle Fits for Most of Cell Phones , Ipads, Tablets, with Adjustable 270°Rotation, Anti Slip Design,Black for $15.99 (list price $39.99)

KITCHEN

Cuisinart CTG-00-SAS Salad Spinner, Green and White for $17.86 (list price $32.00)

ZYLISS 3 Piece Paring Knife Set with Sheath Covers for $12.95 (list price $14.99)

All-Clad 41126 Stainless Steel Tri-Ply Bonded Dishwasher Safe Fry Pan with Lid / Cookware, 12-Inch, Silver for $119.95 (list price $199.99)

Bamber Wood Rolling Pin, 11 Inch by 1-1/5 Inch for $8.98 (list price $17.99)

3 Tier Collapsible Thicker Sturdier Plate Rack Stand With Plates - Three Tiered Cake Serving Tray - Dessert Fruit Presentation - Party Food Server Display Set - 3 White 12' x 6" Porcelain Plates Incl. for $32.79 (list price $49.99)

LauKingdom Cast Iron Cleaner - XXL 8x8 More Efficient Stainless Steel Chainmail Scrubber for $16.99 (list price $49.99)

Bodum BRAZIL Coffee Maker, French Press Coffee Maker, Black, 34 Ounce (8 Cup) for $18.99 (list price $27.00)

Takeya Cold Brew Iced Coffee Maker, 1-Quart, Black for $18.99 (list price $24.99)

Rubbermaid Easy Find Lids Food Storage Container, 42-Piece Set, Red for $16.99 (list price $19.99)

OMorc Strainer Funnel Set, 3 Pack Stainless Steel Funnels Set with Handle Design and Removable Strainer, Great for Transferring of Liquid, Fluid, Dry Ingredients & Powder, Durable and Dishwasher Safe for $11.98 (list price $26.99)

OXO Good Grips Silicone Cookie Spatula for $7.99 (list price $10.95)

The Original Kitchen 13.5-Inch Stainless Steel Danish Dough Whisk, Large for $10.00 (list price $15.99)

HOMWE Kitchen Cutting Board (3-Piece Set) | Juice Grooves w/ Easy-Grip Handles | BPA-Free, Non-Porous, Dishwasher Safe | Multiple Sizes ( Gray) for $15.97 (list price $19.97)

Nordic Ware Leakproof Springform Pan, 10 Cup, 9 Inch for $12.50 (list price $17.60)

HOME

OXO Good Grips Microfiber Hand Duster for $9.99 (list price $14.99)

Sweet Home Stores Cozy Shag Collection Solid Contemporary Living & Bedroom Soft Shaggy Area Rug, 5 feet by 7 feet, Grey for $65.95 (list price $79.99)

Dynamic Collections Unscented 12 Hour Votive Candles, 1.4" x 1.8" (30/Pkg) - White for $14.55 (list price $19.04)

Convenience Concepts Designs4Comfort 5th Avenue Storage Ottoman, Blue for $83.99 (list price $96.26)

SONGMICS 4-Tier Shoe Rack Shoe Tower Shelf Storage Organizer Cabinet Grey ULSA14G for $21.99 (list price $29.99)

HOME SO Towel Hook with Suction Cup Holder - Bathroom Shower Kitchen Hanger for Bath robe, Towel, Coat, Loofah - Stainless Steel, Chrome for $11.88 (list price $24.00)

Set of 2 - 20 x 20 Premium Hypoallergenic Stuffer Pillow Insert Sham Square Form Polyester, Standard / White - MADE IN USA for $17.99 (list price $19.99)

Hoover UH20040 Sprint QuickVac Bagless Upright Vacuum Cleaner, 1-Pack for $59.99 (list price $79.99)

Lasko 2002W Personal Fan, 6-Inch, White for $13.99 (list price $17.79)

WGV Clear Square Twist Block Glass Vase, 10-Inch for $13.25 (list price $21.00)

HEALTH AND BEAUTY

Etekcity Digital Body Weight Bathroom Scale with Body Measuring Tape, 400 Pounds for $20.99 (list price $29.99)

Medical Ear Thermometer with Forehead Function - iProven DMT-489 - Upgraded Infrared Lens Technology for Better Accuracy for $33.20 (list price $114.99)

Calily™ Tea Tree Oil Foot Soak with Epsom Salt and Essential Oils – 16 Oz. - Foot Bath Eliminates Odors, Fights Fungus, Softens and Refreshes Feet - Rejuvenate and Detox Tired and Achy Feet for $7.95 (list price $29.95)

LifeAround2Angels Bath Bombs Gift Set 12 USA made Fizzies, Shea & Coco Butter Dry Skin Moisturize, Perfect for Bubble & Spa Bath. Handmade Birthday Gift idea For Her/Him, wife, girlfriend, men, women for $24.80 (list price $38.95)

Crest 3D White Classic Vivid Whitestrips Dental Teeth Whitening Strips Kit, 10 Treatments for $20.83 (list price $24.88)

SHARPSWISS Professional Dense Dressing Steel Hair Metal Comb 7.5inches for $22.99 (list price $39.99)

Turmeric Curcumin with Bioperine 1500mg. Highest Potency Available. Premium Pain Relief & Joint Support with 95% Standardized Curcuminoids. Non-GMO, Gluten Free Turmeric Capsules with Black Pepper for $18.89 (list price $49.95)

USDA Organic Lip Balm by Sky Organics – 6 Pack Assorted Flavors –- With Beeswax, Coconut Oil, Vitamin E. Best Lip Plumper Chapstick for Dry Lips- For Adults and Kids Lip Repair. Made In USA for $10.95 (list price $19.95)

Seche Vite Dry Fast Top Nail Coat, 0.5 Ounce for $5.42 (list price $9.99)

Kleancolor Nail Polish - Awesome Metallic Full Size Lacquer Lot of 12-pc Set Body Care / Beauty Care / Bodycare... for $14.50 (list price $20.99)

OUTDOORS, GARDEN, AND SPORTS

Überleben Zünden | 5/16", 3/8" or 1/2" Thick Bushcraft Fire Steel with Wood Handle | 12,000-20,000 Strikes | Ferro Rod Fire Starter for Survival | 6 in 1 Multi-Tool - Traditional 5/16" for $16.00 (list price $18.99)

Lightning Nuggets N100SEB Firestarters Super Economy Box of Fire-Starting Nuggets, 100 Count for $18.01 (list price $31.99)

GreenWorks 25302 G-MAX 40V Twin Force 20-Inch Cordless Lawn Mower for $287.80 (list price $399.00)

Smith & Wesson Extreme Ops SWA24S Liner Lock Folding Knife Partially Serrated Clip Point Blade for $12.45 (list price $17.24)

Fiskars Traditional Bypass Pruning Shears for $9.98 (list price $14.94)

Weber 6415 Small 7-1/2-Inch-by-5-inch Aluminum Drip Pans, Set of 10 for $5.99 (list price $6.99)

Gardzen 3-Pack Garden bag 32&40&72 Gallons - Reuseable Heavy Duty Gardening Bags, Lawn Pool Garden Leaf Waste Bag for $14.98 (list price $36.98)

Nite Ize Original Gear Tie, Reusable Rubber Twist Tie, Made in the USA, 3-Inch, Assorted Colors, 4 Pack for $2.98 (list price $4.98)

TOOLS

Coleman Rubber Mallet with Tent Peg Remover for $4.99 (list price $5.99)

Robert Larson 540-2000 Coping Saw for $18.92 (list price $20.99)

First Alert AF400-2 Tundra Fire Extinguishing Aerosol Spray, Pack of 2 for $21.24 (list price $31.03)

Akro-Mils 10144 D 20-Inch by 16-Inch by 6-1/2-Inch Hardware and Craft Cabinet, Black for $31.94 (list price $40.76)

Black & Decker ASI300 Air Station High Performance Inflator for $37.99 (list price $45.97)

Luxe Bidet Neo 320 - Self Cleaning Dual Nozzle - Hot and Cold Water Non-Electric Mechanical Bidet Toilet Attachment for $56.10 (list price $120.98)

Delta Faucet 75700 7-Setting Handheld Showerhead, Chrome for $32.14 (list price $42.99)

DEWALT DWE575SB 7-1/4-Inch Lightweight Circular Saw with Electric Brake for $109.00 (list price $159.00)

11 Awesome Gifts for Skincare Obsessives

Peace Out Skincare
Peace Out Skincare

Need a gift for someone who is constantly streaming pimple popping videos, purchasing sheet masks, and posting their daily skincare regimen to their Instastories? Look no further than this list.

1. Dr. Pimple Popper “Zit Happens” Gift Set

An image of a canvas bag with "Zit Happens" on it, as well as two pimple popping tools.
Dr. Pimple Popper

In addition to a skincare line and a game, Dr. Pimple Popper—a.k.a. dermatologist Dr. Sandra Lee—now sells awesome merch that every blackhead-popping superfan will want. Lee has everything from t-shirts and totes to stickers and socks to shot glasses and coffee mugs, but our favorite is the punny “Zit Happens” gift set. It comes with Lee’s SLMD Acne Spot Treatment, a comedone extractor, and blackhead tweezers in a cute, zip-shut canvas bag.

Find it at DrPimplePopper.com for $48.

2. Da Bomb Bath Fizzers“F” Bomb

An image of Da Bomb Bath Fizzers F Bomb.
Target

This lavender scented bath bomb is designed to soothe the skin and the mind: It dissolves to reveal a calming message.

Find it at Target for $5 and also at these other retailers:

3. Yensa Beauty Pumpkin Tumeric 2-in-1 Radiance Polishing Mask

An image of the Yensa Pumpkin Tumeric Mask.
Yensa Beauty

As its name implies, this mask—which is infused with eight orange superfoods, including pumpkin, ginger, carrot, honey, and orange—has a dual purpose: First it’s a mask, applied in a thin layer to damp skin and left to sit for up to 10 minutes so the ingredients can sink in; then, it’s a scrub, rubbed with warm water in circular motions to exfoliate. It gently polishes skin so it’s soft, smooth, and glowing, and smells good enough to eat (though that’s not recommended!).

Find it at Yensa Beauty for $45.

4. Kalastyle Modern Wash Coffee Soap

An image of Kalastyle Soap's Modern Wash Coffee Soap.
Kalastyle

This bar of soap doesn’t just smell like coffee—it’s also packed with real beans, ground into the perfect texture for exfoliating the face and body, ensuring smooth skin all over.

Find it at Kalastyle for $6 and also at these other retailers:

5. Dermovia Lace Your Face

An image of four Dermovia masks in their packaging.
Amazon

If your skincare obsessive is a fan of multitasking, Dermovia’s lace masks are the perfect gift: They’re equipped with straps at the ears and chin—which both fit over the ears—which helps the mask stay securely in place while providing compression and lift. And because they’re made of cloth, they can be used a second time. Lace Your Face masks come in eight varieties, from exfoliating papaya to healing yogurt, so there’s something for everyone, and once they feel how these masks fit, your skincare obsessed recipient will never go back to regular sheet masks.

Find it at Amazon for $55 for a pack of four or $15 for a single mask and also these other retailers:

6. Peace Out Skincare Acne Healing Dots

An image of Peace Out Skincare's Acne Healing Dots.
Peace Out Skincare

Skincare obsessives sometimes can’t resist picking at their zits, even though they know they shouldn’t—which makes Peace Out Skincare’s Acne Healing Dots the ultimate gift. Made of absorbent hydrocolloid technology (which is patent pending!) and infused with ingredients like salicylic acid, Vitamin A, and aloe vera, the adorable little dots are applied before bed and absorb oil, calm redness, and protect blemishes from picking for flawless skin. Peace Out Skincare also offers pore strips and their puffy eye patches—pick up the whole set this holiday!

Find it at Sephora for $19.

7. Purlisse Perfect Glow BB Cream

An image of Purlisse's Perfect Glow BB Cream.
Purlisse

Available in eight different shades, Purlisse’s Perfect Glow BB Cream hydrates and protects (it contains SPF 30) without clogging pores. It’s easy to apply and provides a natural finish; your skin-obsessed recipient can wear it under foundation for more coverage.

Find it at Amazon for $35.

8. GlamGlow Supermud Activated Charcoal Treatment

An image of Glamglow's Supermud clearing treatment.
Amazon

Whether or not activated charcoal truly works on the skin hasn’t been rigorously tested, but that hasn’t stopped every beauty and skincare company from creating products made with the stuff. GlamGlow’s Supermud is one of those products, and users love it, touting its ability to clear up acne and blemishes—which makes it a perfect gift for the for recipients with oily or combination skin. The mask contains six acids (glycolic, salicylic, lactic, mandelic, pyruvic, and tartaric) that shrink pores and clear skin, and, of course, activated charcoal, which pulls in dirt and oil, among other gross stuff. As the mask dries, they’ll see (and feel!) the activated charcoal’s adsorption at work; oil-heavy areas turn a dark gray. Users should moisturize after use if their skin feels dry. If your loved one has sensitive skin, advise them to apply this mask in problem areas only.

Find it at Amazon for $57 and also these other retailers:

9. SkinMedica HA5 Rejuvenating Hydrator

An image of SkinMedica's HA5.
Amazon

Reviewers rave about SkinMedica’s HA5 Rejuvenating Hydrator, and for good reason: Applied with a bit of water after cleansing and toning but before moisturizer, it fills fine lines and wrinkles, evens out roughness, and pulls moisture from the air to hydrate the skin for eight hours to create super smooth skin. Plus, it feels really, really nice. Key ingredients include amino acids, antioxidants, algae and herbal extracts, plant stem cells, and Hyaluronic Acid (which is also produced by our skin cells naturally). HA5 is pricey, but a little goes a long way, so pick up the 1-ounce and pop it in your recipient’s stocking.

Find it at Amazon or Dermstore for $96 and also at these other retailers:

10. LUSH Sleepy Body Lotion

An image of Lush Cosmetics' Sleepy Hand and Body Lotion
Lush Cosmetics North America

Skincare obsessives likely have both a regimented skincare routine—and they shouldn’t forget the body! Insomniacs are obsessed with LUSH’s Sleepy Body Lotion, which is made with Glycerin, cocoa butter, and almond oil to moisturize and scented with lavender and tonka for ultimate relaxation—and the sweetest dreams.

Find it at LUSH for $10.

11. Beauty Routine Tee

This 100 percent cotton tee allows skincare enthusiasts to wear their routine with pride. Its a slim fit, so order a size up if your recipient prefers their shirts loose.

Find it at Amazon for $23.

11 Thoughtful Gifts for Secret Santa and White Elephant Exchanges

Uncommon Goods
Uncommon Goods

Finding a suitable gift for a Secret Santa, Yankee, or white elephant exchange can be challenging, especially if you don’t know the recipient all that well. We wanted to help, so we found 11 items that anyone would be happy to receive.

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1. Bourbon-Infused Coffee

We could all use a little kick in the morning, and this Tennessee-brewed coffee is sure to do the trick. A splash of Kentucky bourbon lends the Arabica beans their unique aroma and flavor, but it doesn’t actually contain alcohol, so it’s plenty safe for sipping at the office.

Find It at Uncommon Goods for $20.

2. Bento 3-in-1 Splash Box

A set of containers
Amazon

Plastic-free is increasingly becoming the new norm. The Splash Box has three non-toxic stainless steel food trays that lock together for easy transport, while simultaneously keeping your peas apart from your mashed potatoes. It’s leak-proof, shatter-proof, and safe for the dishwasher, oven, and toaster oven on medium heat.

Find It on Amazon for $35.

3. Clinique Mascara and Balm Travel Ornament Set

A makeup set
Walmart

This travel kit is the perfect accessory for frequent fliers who want to freshen up after touching down in a new city or country. Clinique’s black High Impact mascara and cleansing balm are wrapped up in a convenient—and TSA-approved!—travel ornament.

Find It at Walmart for $16 and also at these other retailers:

4. “Weird & Wacky USA” Jigsaw Puzzle

A U.S. map puzzle
True South

Help someone discover the quirky side of America with this 500-piece puzzle illustrated by an award-winning designer. Colorful icons highlight the odd roadside attractions in each state, and who knows—it might even inspire an unforgettable road trip.

Find It at the True South Puzzle Company for $27.

5. Italian Chesemaking Kit

The cheesemaking kit
Uncommon Goods

Give the gift of good cheese this season with a DIY kit. The box holds enough ingredients to make 10 batches of cheese, including classic varieties such as mozzarella, burrata, and ricotta. No prior cheesemaking experience necessary.

Find It at Uncommon Goods for $25.

6. Jam Hang Up Portable Bluetooth Speaker

A portable speaker
Best Buy

Music lovers will appreciate this durable Bluetooth speaker with a built-in suction and stick pad. They can slap it on a shower wall, mirror, or other smooth surface around the house or backyard and get their groove on. It can be submerged in water for 30 minutes and comes with a rechargeable battery.

Find It at these retailers:

7. SmartKlear Carbon Smartphone Cleaner

A smartphone cleaner
The Grommet

NASA uses SmartKlear’s carbon cleaning technology in its space station, and it can now be used to scrub the germs and grime from any smartphone or electronic screen. Simply swipe the device across a screen, and the carbon substance it contains will get to work repelling any dirt or oil it encounters.

Find It at Amazon for $16 and also at these other retailers:

8. The Tile Mate

The Tile Mate and Slim Combo Pack
Amazon

We all know that one person who’s constantly misplacing their things. The Tile Mate Bluetooth tracker will help jog their memory. It hooks onto keychains, suitcases, purses, bikes, and more to help the user find their items via a companion app. It also works in reverse: Pressing a button on the Tile Mate makes the user’s phone ring, even when it’s on silent.

Find It on Amazon for $10 and also at these other retailers:

9. Homesick Books Candle

The Books candle
Homesick Candles

The Books candle from Homesick would make a thoughtful gift for any bibliophile who already has a stack of unread novels at home. Top notes of orange and nutmeg are rounded out by earthy fragrances like sandalwood and cedarwood. Splashes of vanilla, balsam, and amber form the base and help recreate the unmistakable scent of a good book.

Find It at Homesick Candles for $30 and also at these other retailers:

10. Chocolate-Covered Snowman Oreos

A box of chocolate-covered Oreos
Amazon

Who doesn’t love holiday-themed chocolates? These milk chocolate-drizzled Oreos from Philadelphia Candies come with candy snowmen on top. There’s also a dark chocolate version, as well as a milk chocolate version with winter snowflakes on top.

Find It on Amazon for $15.

11. Ulla Hydration Reminder Bottle

The water bottle on a desk
The Grommet

We often forget to stay hydrated, but this water bottle accessory from Ulla makes it easy to foster healthy habits. The silicone band fits over most bottles and sends out reminders to take a swig any time the user has gone too long without water. Get one for a health-conscious coworker, or perhaps that one person you know who seems to be subsisting solely on coffee.

Find It at The Grommet for $25 or on Amazon for $29.

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