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11 Things on Sale You’ll Actually Want to Buy: From Reformation to Under Armour

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For lots of us, there’s a whole month’s worth of summer left — and there’s a window-mounted air conditioner that’s even cheaper than it was on Prime Day last month if you’re worried about the heat. But for those who already have back-to-school on their mind, I found a sporty backpack and a slim coffee maker that will squeeze into a dorm room. Plus, more picks from Dermstore’s Anniversary Sale, from the cream our beauty writer uses as the first step in her double-moisturizing routine to one of our best-in-class leave-in conditioners.

This K-Duo coffee maker from Keurig can brew an entire carafe with grounds or a single serving with K-Cup pods (and takes up minimal counter space).

Our best-in-class pick from Frigidaire is the cheapest we’ve seen it in a while.

This popular K-beauty cleanser contains BHA, “an active ingredient that really cleans inside the pores,” as celebrity aesthetician Sofie Pavitt explains in our guide to the best skin-care products for oily skin.

It’s officially back-to-school season. All of Under Armour’s backpacks — this one is water resistant and can hold a 15-inch laptop — are 25 percent off, and Amazon is price-matching.

This trio of packing cubes from Herschel Supply Co. is on sale in four colors, and this army green is the cheapest.

Get your little ones involved in end-of-summer cookouts with this adorable toy barbecue set we found on sale at Nordstrom.

Or get a breezy minidress to wear to said cookout.

Thousands of beauty products are up to 25 percent off at Dermstore with the code CHEERS. Strategist beauty writer Tembe Denton-Hurst uses this cream as the first step in her double-moisturizing routine; she says it’s “nourishing without being too thick and doesn’t feel oily or like it’s just sitting there.”

Outer Banks star Madelyn Cline used this nourishing eyelash treatment daily during the COVID lockdown. She says it made her breakage-prone lashes stronger as a whole and acted as a nice primer on the days she did wear mascara.

One of our best leave-in conditioners is this one from R+Co, which helps to “soften, seal, detangle, and fight frizz,” according to one hairstylist we spoke to. It’s formulated with vitamin C to protect hair from sun damage and other environmental stressors.

If you’re looking to grow your hair, Tahlya Loveday, art director of the Drawing Room salon, recommends these gummy vitamins from Hum, which she says help prevent your hair from splitting and breaking.

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.

11 Things on Sale to Buy: From Reformation to Under Armour