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The best pre-Black Friday deals you can get right now

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Somehow, it’s already November. That means snowy weather is here, Thanksgiving is right around the corner, Black Friday and Cyber Monday are close behind, and the holidays are rapidly approaching. Whether you’re working through your holiday shopping list or taking advantage of all the holiday sales to stock up on the things you need or just love to window shop all the deals and discounts retailers offer throughout the holiday season, we are here to help.

Here at Reviewed, our product experts have tested thousands of products from big-ticket items like TVs and refrigerators to everyday items like space heaters, cutting boards, headphones, and more. Why? So we can help you avoid spending your hard-earned money on potentially crappy stuff! Even though there are plenty of retailers with great return policies, no one wants to deal with shipping stuff back if they don’t have to. And if you’re buying something as a gift, you don’t want to run the risk of giving someone something they’ll hate.

To help you find not only the biggest savings and sales leading up to Black Friday, we’re scouring the internet all month long and updating this page a few times a day. So be sure to bookmark us and check back often for new chances to save money before Black Friday and Cyber Monday.

Our 5 favorite deals right now

  1. AncestryDNA—$59 on Ancestry.com (Save $40): This popular DNA testing kit matches the lowest price we’ve ever seen. It makes a fantastic gift, and with Ancestry’s more than 10 million members, you might even be able to find a long lost relative.
  2. Jabra Elite 65t Wireless Headphones—$119.99 on Amazon (Save $50): This is one of the best truly wireless headphones we’ve ever tested, only being bested by Apple AirPods. We think they’re a great choice for anyone who doesn’t like Apple and they’re at the lowest price we’ve ever seen.
  3. KitchenAid 4.5-Quart Tilt Head Stand Mixer—$199.99 on eBay (Save $50): KitchenAid stand mixers look good in any kitchen and you can get the 4.5-quart size for its lowest price in several gorgeous colors. It’s rare to find a discount on these mixers and typically they’re in boring colors like red and white, but with this deal you can still gift a bright colored KitchenAid without spending too much.
  4. Nintendo Switch 32GB Console—$269.99 on eBay (Save $30): This is a nice discount for this popular gaming console. We can expect prices to be lower during Black Friday, but if you want to beat the rush, we still think it’s a good deal.
  5. Samsung 65-Inch Q9 QLED 4K TV—$2,499.99 on Massdrop (Save $500): With incredible picture quality and viewing experience, the Samsung Q9 QLED TV is one of the best TVs we’ve ever tested. Although this QLED 4K TV is definitely pricey, it’s worth it to upgrade your fall TV and sports games, especially at this price, which is one of the lowest we’ve ever seen. This sale runs until Nov. 10.

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  • 23andMe DNA Kit—$69 on Amazon (Save $30): This was one of the hottest items for Black Friday 2017, so it’s no surprise we’re already seeing the price drop.If you’re thinking if gifting this to someone, get it early because it sold out fast last year.
  • adidas sneakers and clothing—20-30% off on eBay: Get NMD sneakers, altheisure wear and more from adidas in this one-day pre-Black Friday eBay sale. The discounts do look bigger than they actually are, as these items sell for less than the listed eBay price at other retailers, but it’s still a good discount. And since everything’s being sold on adidas’s eBay store, there’s no risk of shady third-party sellers.
  • Amazon Basics Assorted Items—Save up to 20%: If you’ve ever shopped on Amazon, you’ve no doubt seen listing for AmazonBasics versions of name-brand stuff. In our experience, the quality is always pretty decent, and the prices are definitely pretty great for the quality and compared to brand-name alternatives. They’ve got everything from kitchen gadgets and tech accessories to clothing and bedding.
  • AncestryDNA—$59 on Ancestry.com (Save $40): This popular DNA testing kit matches the lowest price we’ve ever seen. It makes a fantastic gift, and with Ancestry’s more than 10 million members, you might even be able to find a long lost relative.
  • Apple Watch Series 4—$389 on eBay (Save $10): A 2% discount might not seem that great, but for an Apple product, any discount is worth checking out. If you were going to get this as a gift for someone (even if it’s you), you could use the extra $10 to get screen protectors or an iTunes gift card.
  • Harry Josh Pro Tools x Serge Normant The Volume Kit—$189 on Dermstore (Save $107): This styling kit features our favorite hair dryer and is a steal considering the hair dyer alone typically retails for $249.
  • Wayfair Big Holiday Sale—Save up to 70% off holiday items for your home.

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