Grab these Black Friday deals before they’re gone – from tech to beauty and more

Something for everyone on your list. (Amazon/Indigo)

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And just like that, we’re in the home stretch for Black Friday. This year did not disappoint, with stellar discounts on home essentials, beauty, fashion, luggage and tech – including coveted brands like Apple which rarely go on sale.

Read on for some of the best deals to date.



Apple AirPods are great for listening to your favourite album or taking that work call while you’re on a walk. With more than 24 hours of battery life with the charging case and up to 5 hours of listening time on one charge you can’t go wrong.
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Sony’s PlayStation 5 console may have released three years ago, but it is still expected to be one of the hottest gaming gifts this holiday season. This bundle includes the brand new ‘slim’ design PS5 console along with the newly released blockbuster Spider-Man 2 game, which will keep both young and old gamers busy using their ‘Spidey Sense’ to capture bad guys through the holidays and beyond.



Get all the streaming apps you love right on your television. This easy to use plug-and-play device features 50 percent more power than the latest generation, plus a voice-enabled remote control to make it easy for you to search for your favourite content. This streaming stick does not allow for 4k streaming, but you can’t go wrong for the price!


Alexa will soon become their best friend with this new and improved Echo Dot. It’s small but mighty, delivering big, vibrant sound for a more enjoyable listening experience. Did someone say at-home concert? Yes, please! The Evolux smart bulb also seamlessly sets up with Alexa.
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If you want to try growing herbs indoors for the first time, you can start with this smaller AeroGarden. It tells you when to add water, reminds you to add plant food and will even control the grow lights based on your plant’s needs. Up to six plants including basil, parsley, mint, dill and thyme all at the same time. The best part is there is no soil, so it’s mess-free.


Air fryers have quickly become a kitchen essential. Set them up for success with this double-basket air fryer. The first of its kind, this Ninja Foodie six-in-one machine lets you cook two foods, two ways at the same time rather than back-to-back like traditional models.


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This Amzchef juicer is, in fact, amaze. It has a retro design with nuanced performance, spinning fruit at a low speed to avoid nutritional loss from heat buildup. With this machine, every sip is filled with healthy vitamins and minerals our bodies crave, especially in our self-care era.



Gone are the days of scrambling around the kitchen to find that misplaced egg whisk or spatula. This incredibly handy gift set features 13 cooking utensils crafted from BPA-free food grade silicone, each with a heat-resistant wooden handle. The set includes nine cooking tools (from slotted spoons to kitchen tongs) and four baking tools. Plus, it comes with a large utensil holder for a clutter- (and chaos-) free kitchen.


If the chef in your life is devoted to cooking with age-old pans marked with scratches and stains, gift them a new starter pan. This non-stick 12.5” frying pan is perfect for virtually any cooking task. Other benefits: it provides optimal heat distribution and is suitable for all stovetops (including induction). It also boasts a wooden handle that stays cool when cooking.
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It’s safe to say that saving time in the kitchen is a top priority for most of us. This multi-purpose veggie tool seemingly does it all: from chopping and dicing to juicing and spiralizing. It also acts as a hard-boiled egg slicer and can split raw egg yolk from white when needed for baking. Plus, it comes with a vegetable peeler. Bring on the mise en place.

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Beauty & Fashion

Healthy hair starts with a healthy scalp. The long silicone bristles on this Sndyi scalp massager penetrate strands and distribute shampoo throughout the roots for an ulta-purifying cleanse. It’s an easy way to elevate your shower routine and make soak time more relaxing. After all, who doesn’t love head rubs?


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If their makeup bag is forever in tote, this elegant compact is for them. It comes equipped with a magnifying mirror and lights that turn on with the flick of a switch, so they can check their makeup in any environment.
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Now an Amazon obsession, this is the jacket that first made Oprah’s Favourite Things in 2019. With many colours to choose from and wide-ranging sizes from xx-small to 5x-large, it’s the midwinter jacket that can work its way into any wardrobe.


This bulbous silhouette is reminiscent of the A-lister adored Bottega Veneta Drop Earrings, but at a (much more) palatable price. Ideal for a loved one or secret Santa wanting to try out the sculptural earring trend, consider these dupes a stylish start.
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This Tik Tok-approved traveller is a great companion for the carry-on only crew. It can expand 12” and contains many pouches and pockets to keep everything in order. Distinguished by its gradient 3D stripe design and cushioned handle, travellers can stand out even more with non-traditional suitcase shades like Creamsicle and Atlas Pink.


Designed in Vancouver, Monos luggage is made to stand the test of time. Owners of a Monos piece can take comfort in a lifetime warranty. Its appeal suits someone who appreciates an understated look. However its material and build are not to be overlooked. This version is a remote worker or business traveller’s most reliable companion. It features a front pocket (made of aerospace-grade materials) that can fit a 16” laptop and additional pouches for your phone and passport. Glide to your gate, without the weight or work on your shoulders.
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The most popular (a.k.a. #1 in Carry-On Luggage) at Amazon Canada is this straightforward and lightweight spinner that includes two packing cubes to boot. Next-day delivery is available for Prime Members. One reviewer sums it up: “Looks good, rolls well, and is simple to pack. Super suitcase for an excellent price.” Available in three colours.


The real value of this collapsible luggage is that it folds flat to 5” thick when it’s not in use. If you have no space to spare in your apartment and you don’t wish for your luggage to double as furniture, then this might be the solution for you. Despite its collapsibility feature, its hardshell case is designed to be scratch and water-resistant. Available in eight colours.


You can’t help but be organized with this tote. The main compartment has pockets to organize all your smaller valuables. The additional packing cubes, including a water-resistant one for your toiletries, will keep everything tidy. According to the description, this backpack will even fit underneath an inflight cabin seat.
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With Files from Adriana Monachino, Marina Hanna, Mike Yawny, Andrea Cardillo, Brittany Devenyi, Allison Dunfield



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