The Best Black Friday Deals You Can Start Shopping Now
Score tech, tools, and other gear for less without the rush.
Black Friday deals may be known for the rush into crowded stores to score the best discounts. Especially during the pandemic, there’s no need to join the crowds because retailers are offering great deals online that you can shop from the comfort and safety of your home that are as good as any you’d find in stores. Plus, Black Friday deals have gone well beyond single day events, with most companies offering sales from October through December.
We’re compiling some of our favorite deals that are happening now, most of which will run through Cyber Monday and beyond. We sorted through top retailers and brands across categories like home, tech, outdoor gear, and more to help you find the best discounted products for everyone on your shopping list—including yourself—this year.
May 4, 2022
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The EWG sees picaridin as a reasonably good alternative to DEET—although it hasn’t been tested as long, it doesn’t have the same neurotoxicity concerns. They recommend a concentration of 20 percent for Lyme protection. Common brands include: OFF!, Cutter, Sawyer, Natrapel, Insect Guard.
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