41 Things We Love On Amazon’s Big Spring Sale – UPDATED

Amazon is doing something new this year, a Big Spring Sale for 6 days in March. If you’re shopping for gifts for graduation, Father’s Day and/or Mother’s Day, you may find EXACTLY what you want and pretty great prices.

Here is our UPDATED list with some fantastic deals that we want to share with you. We’ll add to this post when we see specially-priced things you might love. Check back often. You do not have to be a Prime member to shop. Ends Monday (3/25.)

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Our favorite Amazon Big Spring Sale deals

Hydro Flask Water Bottle

In a crowded market of water bottles, Hydro Flask is a top pick from the New York Times Wirecutter product review site. They found it to be “completely leakproof,” and reliable in keeping cold beverages cold due to the insulated, double wall stainless steel construction.

Less likely to dent than aluminum bottles, and less likely to deteriorate than plastic ones, this is a water bottle that can take your teen through four years of college. There are dozens of colors and styles to choose from and the discounts are not available on each one. We found a pretty Indigo color in a 21 ounce size with 2o% savings.

O.P.I. Nail Lacquer

Do your nails need a spring refresh? Are your toes ready to emerge from winter’s boots to slip on sandals? O.P.I. polish is part of the Big Spring Sale and there are just about infinite possibilities in colors, base and top coats, and more. love this one, “Nature Strong.” Save 16%

Jack Black “The Night Squad” Hand Cream

We are big fans of the Jack Black skin care line and think this set would be a wonderful little gift for a family member or friend (or for our own self-care.) The overnight “Hand Healer” has vitamins A & E and this set also has a tube of overnight lip treatment, too. Save 30%

Anker Nano iPhone Charger

This charger was a wildly popular gift last Christmas and would be an equally perfect gift, especially for college students who are on the go day and night and need this lightweight device for a quick phone charge so their phones can always be powered. BTW, a charged cell phone is the very best safety device for your new freshman, actually for everyone. Save 27%

Makeup Eraser

Wildly popular MakeUp Eraser removes makeup and gently exfoliates, without staining your white washcloths or using loads of disposable wipes. Save 15%

Tocess Giant Claw Clips (Set of 8)

Large claw clips have been popular as stocking stuffers and we think this set of eight would make a perfect (and inexpensive) gift for anyone with long hair. The Tocess brand gets top reviews in the New York Times Wirecutter review guide. Save 30%

Olay Facial Cleansing Brush

Olay facial cleaning Brush

Sin care leader Olay offers this battery-operated, water-resistant facial brush for both daily cleansing or exfoliating. Save 27%

Neutrogena Skincare

We are big fans of Neutrogena skincare and sunscreen products and know how crucial it is for us to protect our skin AND teach our teens and young adults to take care of their skin, too. Save -35% on a variety sunscreens like this pack of 3, SPF 30. (Prime members only on this.)

StoraLid Organizer

Do you have a kitchen drawer or cabinet that could use a little organizing love? Yes, same here, and we think this simple storage shelf is just what we need to tame our unruly Tupperware lids. Save 20%

YouCopia Organizer

This also caught our eye – here is an inexpensive way to create order where there is chaos with pots, trays and lids currently in a jumble. Save 39%

Apple AirPod Pro (2nd Gen)

If your teen or someone else in your family or YOU would love an upgrade on AirPods, this is a great time to buy them. They have active noise cancellation which can be incredibly helpful in a noisy dorm. Save 28%

The less expensive AirPod (3rd Gen) are discounted by 17% to 139.99. Also fantastic!

Adidas Duffel Bag

When was the last time your teen had a new duffel bag? Adidas has duffels in a dozens of colors and this one has a water-resistant base. Save 25%

The Adidas Shop on Amazon has some pretty amazing deals with their sporting gear, apparel, footwear, backpacks, hats…and more to fduring the amazon Big Spring Sale. Check it out here.

Samsonite Expandable Carry-On Roller Bag

Samsonite’s 20″ expandable carryon roller bag would make a great gift for anyone who travels. If your teen will be away at college next year, this could be the bag they use to travel home with! Available in many colors (check the discounts as they vary) save 36% on this black one.

Anrabees Two-Piece Lounge Set

Does this not look like an outfit that you (or your daughter) would love to spend time in? Available in dozens of colors, this two-piece lounge set is #1 in the category “women’s tracksuits” on Amazon. Save 20%

Otterbox Phone Cover

Protect that expensive cell phone with a durable case. Save up to 60% (wow) based on the model of the phone and features. Many to choose from.

Sunzel Flare Leggings

Buttery soft and comfy. Great deal in some many great colors. Save 32%. Or if you, like me, are not a flare leg fan take a look at these (Same price and brand, different leg).

BISSELL Little Green Multi-Purpose Portable Carpet and Upholstery Cleaner

Seventy-five percent of amazon users give it 5 stars. Customers say it’s easy to use, gets stains and smells out fast and the scrub brush works great. It’s also portable, and small enough to store away. Save 21%

Soundcore by Anker Space Earbuds

If you have a teen going to college or you would love noise-cancelling earbuds, these are for you. The New York Times Wirecutter reviewers give it their top reviews for sound quality and noise- cancellation quality. This would make a great grad, Mother’s Day or Father’s Day gift! Save 51%

The Knot Doctor by Conair Hair Brush

Conair makes this wet and dry detangling hairbrush you may be just what your teen (or you) need to tame unruly hair. Save 49%

Quick Dry Bath Towels 100% Cotton

If your teen is heading to college in the fall, one true essential will be towels. These towels are absorbent and quick drying. Available in multiple sizes and colors but not all are on sale. Save 18% on this set of two bath sheets. Quantity discounts are even higher on this set of 4 bath towels but the same brand – save 44% (keep 2 and send them to college with the other 2!)

Bose QuietComfort Wireless Noise Cancelling Headphones

A way to block out noise from a roommate or hallmates is key for college students. These noise-canceling wireless headphones from Bose get the top reviews for audio quality and loads of other features. Toggle between Quiet and Aware Modes, the latter giving the wearer a way to be hear sounds around them. Available in four colors including this pretty blue, green, white or black. This is a fantastic grad gift! Save 29%  

A whopping 87% of Amazon buyers give this 5 stars. Assorted colors and features like being waterproof and 12 hours of life per charge. Save 13%

Soundcore Portable Speaker

This is a great idea for a grad gift and less expensive than then Bose speaker option – this Soundcore (Anker) wireless speaker gets some of the highest recommendations on the New York Times Wirecutter product review site and we can see why. Thirteen hours of playback time plus it weighs less than two pounds and is waterproof. While only the black color is discounted, it does come in green and blue. Save 20%

Silicone Popcorn Maker

Living in a dorm or college apartment means there is little to no space for cooking utensils. Microwave popcorn is a breeze with this collapsible popcorn maker. No need to add oil, just add popcorn, microwave and serve. Available in lots of pretty colors. Save 50%

Simple Modern Insulated Tumbler

Treat yourself to a new travel tumbler and Simple Modern is a great pick. It is the #1 best seller in insulated tumblers on amazon. Not all colors and sizes are on sale but there are loads to choose from. This pretty one in apricot (28 ounces) will keep hot or cold beverages at optimal temperatures all day long. These make great grad, Mother’s Day or Father’s Day gifts. Save 20%

Crayola Adult Colored Pencil Set

Just plain relaxing and stress reducing fun for you and your teen. Save 44%

LUCID 3 Inch Twin XL Charcoal Memory Foam Mattress Topper

You’re going to want to buy a twin XL mattress topper for your soon-to-be dorm dweller so you might as well save 15%. One of my sons said that having a mattress topper was the single most crucial dorm item he owned, and he would even give up his backpack if he had to choose between it and the topper. The benefit of the bamboo charcoal is that it is “infused in the bed topper, wicking away moisture and regulating odors for a fresh sleep environment.”

Lucid is among the most popular topper brands in the Grown and Flown community. It will transform a somewhat gross, brick-like dorm mattress into a comfortable sleeping place.

LINENSPA Reading Pillow

Another must-have for dorm living. Lean back on this comfy back rest and do your reading or just watch some TV or talk to your roommate. This makes a wonderful grad gift and is something your teen can use all four years of college, from dorm to apartment. Buy it now and save 20%

LEVOIT Air Purifier

Air purifiers have become very popular to filter out dust, mold, allergies, bacteria, pet dander and odors. It’s a life saver for allergy sufferers and for anyone living in a climate that has air quality issues. One unique feature is the ability to pick air filters that match your needs: The Toxin Absorber Filter specializes in smog, toxins, and VOCs. The Smoke Remover filter specializes in wildfire, smoke and etc. And the Pet Allergy Filter helps to capture pet dander and absorb unpleasant odors. Save 15%

Kitcsh Satin Pillowcase

Luxurious pillowcases that are soft and cool. These are 600 thread count and are available in lots of pretty colors. While this is 100% satin and not silk, sleeping on a smooth surface can be beneficial by reducing the strain on skin. Save 20%

Anker Portable Charger, Power Bank

You want to make sure your kids don’t run out of juice and they won’t with this charger. Save 10%.

Keurig K-Express Coffee Maker, Single Serve

If your teen is a coffee drinker, consider getting a Keurig Mini. It will fit in a small space and will be a little bit of luxury when they want a cup of coffee without having to leave their room. Great mint color, also available in black. Save 22%

Ember Temperature Control Smart Mug

This mug will keep your coffee or tea warm. Save 14%.

Handheld Conair Travel Garment Steamer

Compact, handheld steamer features 1100 watts of power and provides up to 10 minutes of continuous, deep penetrating steam. Keep them from looking for a wrinkly mess. Save 28%

Dyson Cordless Stick Vacuum Cleaner

This Dyson vacuum works on all surfaces and sucks up long hair and pet hair making it a highly rated choice. Save 26%

Shark Cordless Stick Vacuum Cleaner

For a lower price, but very reliable brand alternative, the Shark Ultra Lightweight Cordless model has loads of features. Save 35%

Kitsch Heatless Curling Set

Your daughter can get that long wavy look without harmful heating. Save 13%.

Revlon One Step Volumizer PLUS 

So handy to have and at this price…Save big-51% off.

Anker Magnetic Portable Charger

I have this and it’s great. No need for cords; simply sticks to your phone and recharges it. Save 20%.

DASH Mini Waffle Maker + Grill + Griddle

Easy to use, easy to clean and so so cute. An Amazon pick with 94% of buyers says this gets 4 and 5 stars. Save 17%. Also, take a look at DASH’s Rapid Egg Cooker, on sale as well.

Ninja Professional Blender

Soups, smoothies and anything else you can dream up. This is a powerhouse. I have it and use it ALL the time. Save 20%

Don’t forget to take a look at discounted batteries and household cleaning supplies here. These are things that will come in handy when you move your kid into a dorm or new apartment.

More Great Sales

Target has a Spring Sale through Saturday. Shop dorm supplies including:

Iris storage bins, Twin XL sheets, Twin XL comforter, and Towels (top rated Threshold brand)

Nordstrom has announced a Spring Sale and you can find great buys here.

Replenish your athletic workout gear and footwear with these top Nike picks for women, at great prices. BTW, did you know that Nike offers a student discount? Here’s where your student can lean more about saving money on all their Nike purchases.

More Great Lists:

The 16 Best Amazon Big Spring Sale Tech and Laptop Deals

19 Great Easter Basket Ideas for Teens

16 Best Ideas for College Graduation Gifts for 2024 Grads

About Helene Wingens

Helene Wingens has always been passionate about painting pictures with words. She graduated from Brandeis University with a degree in psychology and three years later from Boston University School of Law with a Juris Doctor. In a year long clerkship for an appellate judge Helene honed her writing skills by drafting weekly appellate memoranda. She practiced law until she practically perfected it and after taking a brief twenty year hiatus to raise her three children she began writing a personal blog Her essays have been published in: Scary Mommy, Kveller, The Forward, and Grown and Flown where she is Managing Editor. You can visit Helene's website here

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