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12 Things on Sale You’ll Actually Want to Buy: From Diptyque to Zojirushi

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Our daily sweep through the internet’s sale bins turned up a wide range of discounts for your home, wardrobe, and medicine cabinet. (Many of which, might we add, would make welcome Mother’s Day gifts.) There’s a rare deal on a dermatologist-recommended moisturizer, the “fairy godmother of all hand sanitizers,” and a Strategist-tested rice cooker that’s sized for two.

Nordstrom Rack is taking an extra 40 percent off clearance for a limited time, bringing these already discounted Hay Crate dupes down to just $3 each.

The walnut wood and linen fabric make this under-$10 jewelry organizer look particularly luxurious. Plus, it can display a whole lot more than your standard trinket tray: “I was surprised by how much jewelry this bracelet bar could hold,” writes one reviewer. “[It’s] perfect for storage and display.”

Through the end of the week, select denim styles are just $75 at Madewell. That includes the brand’s best-selling Perfect Vintage Jean, which has a flattering high rise and relaxed fit through the hip and thigh.

Found in Madewell’s regular sales section, here’s a cheery, travel-size makeup bag for mom (or yourself).

This essential-oil-based sanitizing spray — dubbed by one makeup artist as the “fairy godmother of all hand sanitizers” — is beloved by many famous people we’ve spoken to. Aside from sanitizing your hands, it can also be used as a makeup-brush cleaner, aromatherapy spray, and even deodorant.

If the office stapler is out of order more often than not, this Japanese paper binder is a favorite of Strategist editor Maxine Builder. “It works by punching a hole, then tucking the loose paper flaps through a thin slit,” Builder explains, allowing you to bind up to eight sheets at a time. (And since there’s no metal, it’s safe to run your document through a shredder afterward.)

We’ve written about Zojirushi rice cookers before, detailing their ability to turn out perfect rice every single time. This model has settings for sushi rice, long-grain white rice, and brown rice, and a three-cup capacity ideal for one- or two-person households.

Add some height to your space with this faux palm tree, which is just over six feet tall. One reviewer says it “looks so natural” and “completely livens up” their living room.

Keep everything from dog-poop bags to face masks close with this zippered waist pack.

Since it’s recommended time and again by salon owners and hairstylists, we’re confident in saying SheaMoisture’s Coconut & Hibiscus Curl Enhancing Smoothie is now part of the curly-hair-care canon. Strategist writer Tembe Denton-Hurst calls it the secret ingredient to her twist-outs, adding that it gives “immediate definition” when used as a detangler and is “ultramoisturizing thanks to ingredients like shea butter and coconut oil.” For a limited time, it’s 30 percent off at both Ulta Beauty and Amazon.

Several dermatologists recommend this SPF-30 moisturizer for both mature and sensitive skin. It’s formulated with ceramides, glycerin, and niacinamide, all of which help repair and protect the skin barrier.

From $38

Finally, we think any mom would appreciate this luxurious (and rarely on sale) floral candle from Diptyque, now 15 percent off at Nordstrom.

The Strategist is designed to surface the most useful, expert recommendations for things to buy across the vast e-commerce landscape. Some of our latest conquests include the best acne treatments, rolling luggage, pillows for side sleepers, natural anxiety remedies, and bath towels. We update links when possible, but note that deals can expire and all prices are subject to change.

12 Things on Sale You’ll Want: From Diptyque to Zojirushi