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While you may think of Amazon as a retailer for big brands like Cuisinart, Revlon and Apple, the site works with brands of all sizes. This Prime Day, Amazon even has a section dedicated to deals from small businesses.
The small business section features lightning deals, which are deals that take place for a short amount of time, usually a few hours. Most deals have a limit as to how many products can be bought at that low price too, so if you see something you want on sale, you should shop it ASAP.
Amazon Prime Day runs from Oct. 13 to 14, and features deals on home, tech, beauty, fashion and more. If you’re not an Amazon Prime member, you can still sign up for a free trial to take advantage of all of the deals.
But Prime Day or not, it’s always good to support small businesses. Below are just a handful of our favorites available on Amazon that you can shop from this Prime Day and beyond.
Shop: Bare Home Pillow-Top Queen Mattress Pad, $24.27 (Orig. $63.99)
This Black-owned beauty brand makes all-natural beauty products, which combine founder Candera Thompson’s favorite island remedies and love for herbal tea.
Shop: Rhassoul & Bentonite Clay Shampoo Bar, $15.99
This family-owned company started selling shower heads on Amazon in 2015 and since then, has expanded to creating shower arms, water filters, bath bombs and more.
Shop: 3-Inch High Pressure Shower Head, $19.95
This socially-conscious, high-quality skincare line is made for men. For every product sold, Marlowe partners with Clean World Foundation to provide soap to those who need it.
Shop: Men’s Body Scrub Soap, $8.99
This Black-owned brand makes fair-trade coffee and loose leaf tea, with a focus on giving back to youth in unfortunate circumstances. Five percent of sales go to initiatives that support at-risk youth across the U.S.
Shop: Blk & Bold Rise & Grnd Coffee Blend, $28
Bananagrams Inc. is a small, family-run company based in Rhode Island that makes games including one called Bananagrams. The flagship game actually has nothing to do with bananas — it’s a word game where players race to use all of their letters to build a word grid, and all of the letters are stored in a zip-up banana pouch.
Shop: Bananagrams, $11.19 (Orig. $17.02)
Making your own plant-based milk takes time, but Joi makes it easier. The brand makes nut-milk bases that you simply mix with water and voila! You have your own high-quality nut milk.
Shop: Almond Milk Base, $16.99 (Orig. $21.99)
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