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    Everything We’ve Written About That’s on Sale for Prime DayAll of our favorite things, on sale and in one place.
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    This Allergy-Alleviating Air Purifier Is on SaleAnd is as handsome as it is powerful.
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    The Very Best Sun-Protective Clothing for Kids and BabiesIncluding styles for newborns and teens as old as 16 — and a product you can use in the wash to add sun protection to any clothes.
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    This Hair Oil (That Gives “Shampoo-Commercial Shine”) Is on SaleAnd is a favorite of two Strategist staffers.
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    The 10 Very Best Fanny PacksMuch like the Crocs renaissance, a fanny pack is, simply put, practical.
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    Sad Happy, Drunk Rudy, and Out RebelOur guide to what’s highbrow, lowbrow, brilliant, and despicable.
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    This Long Weekend–Ready Packable Straw Hat Is 30 Percent OffAnd it comes in four different colors.
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    The Very Best Men’s Hair-Loss TreatmentsExploring the hair-growth treatments that work, the laser treatment that might, and the vitamins that don’t.
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    Hot-Dog Spills and Top Gun ThrillsOur guide to what’s highbrow, lowbrow, brilliant, and despicable.
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    This Braun Hair-Removal Device Is the Cheapest It’s Ever BeenJust in time for bikini season.
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    The End of Roe and the End for Millions of BeesOur guide to what’s highbrow, lowbrow, brilliant, and despicable.
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    The 10 Very Best Glider Rockers for NursingIncluding one that can also charge your phone.
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