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As a recurring feature, our team combs the Web and shares some amazing Amazon deals we’ve turned up. Here’s what caught our eye today, July 31.

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GADGETS, TOYS, AND MEDIA

Oculus Rift + Touch Virtual Reality System for $399.00 (list price $499.00)

GoPro HERO4 BLACK for $284.49 (list price $499.99)

Cell Phone Camera Lens - TURATA 2 in 1 Professional HD Camera Lens Kit 0.45X Super Wide Angle & 12.5X Macro Lens for iPhone7 6s 6s plus 6 plus 5s & Most Smartphone, Tablet(Black) for $12.98 (list price $35.99)

Dell UltraSharp U3415W PXF79 34-Inch Curved LED-Lit Monitor for $716.49 (list price $1,199.00)

HP Spectre Bluetooth Wireless Mouse 500 (Natural Silver with a brushed slate texture) for $37.20 (list price $49.99)

Eclipse Glasses - CE Certified Safe Solar Eclipse Glasses – 10pk Assorted- Eye Protection for $9.99 (list price $19.99)

COMISO 30W Bluetooth Speakers with Super Bass, Bamboo Wood Home Speaker with Subwoofer - (Grey) for $65.99 (list price $299.99)

Lexar Professional 1000x microSDXC 64GB UHS-II/U3 (Up to 150MB/s Read) W/USB 3.0 Reader Flash Memory Card LSDMI64GCBNL1000R for $48.90 (list price $59.95)

Polk Audio T50 Home Theater and Music Floor Standing Tower Speaker (Single, Black) for $133.87 (list price $149.95)

Pecham Vertical Stand for PS4 Slim / PS4 with Cooling Fan Dual Controller Charging Station 3 Extra USB Port - Black for $16.99 (list price $29.99)

Pictek 104 Keys Anti-ghosting Backlit Mechanical Gaming Keyboard with Blue Switch for $54.99 (list price $99.99)

Polaroid ZIP Mobile Printer w/ZINK Zero Ink Printing Technology - Compatible w/iOS & Android Devices - White for $129.99 (list price $159.99)

KITCHEN

Nordic Ware Formed Bundt Pan, 12 Cup, Assorted Colors for $10.91 (list price $15.40)

Lodge L5P3 Cast Iron Cookware Muffin/Cornbread Pan, Pre-Seasoned for $10.63 (list price $19.00)

JB Chef Culinary Micro Butane Torch | Refillable Cooking Kitchen Blow Torch With Safety Lock & Adjustable Flame | For Pastries, Desserts, Crème Brûlée, Brazing, Soldering, Camping, Welding & More for $22.99 (list price $49.99)

Hibery 7 Pack Silicone Basting Brushes, Sauce Brush for Barbecue Meat, Pastry Brushes for Desserts Baking - Cooking Brushes & Heatproof Food Brushes - EASY Clean, Food Grade - 7 Colored for $6.99 (list price $19.99)

Stainless Steel Mixing Bowls by Finedine (Set of 6) Polished Mirror Finish Nesting Bowls, ¾ - 1.5 - 3 - 4 - 5 - 8 Quart - Cooking Supplies for $22.95 (list price $39.95)

Checkered Chef Cooling Rack Baking Rack. Stainless Steel Oven and Dishwasher Safe. Fits Half Sheet Cookie Pan for $11.95 (list price $19.95)

YIHONG Cake Decorating Supplies with Storage Box-20 Decorating Tips,2 Leaf Tips,20 Disposable Pastry Bags,2 Reusable Couplers-44 Pieces Baking Supplies Set for $14.99 (list price $39.99)

Fred Bear Hands Oven Mitts, Set of 2 for $18.77 (list price $20.00)

Anchor Hocking Montana Glass Jar with Airtight Lid, Brushed Metal, 2 Gallon for $20.99 (list price $29.08)

Ebake Stainless Steel Sandwich Cutter Biscuit Mold Cookie Cutter (Mickey Mouse) for $8.90 (list price $14.90)

10 inch Banneton Proofing Basket Set - for Professional & Home Bakers (Sourdough Recipe) w/ Bowl Scraper & Brotform Cloth Liner for Rising Round Crispy Crust Baked Bread Making Dough Shape Loaf Boules for $16.98 (list price $38.73)

Best Stainless Steel Flour Sifter - One Handed, Fine Mesh, 3 Cup Sieve - Great for Sifting Flour, Confectioners Sugar, Cocoa Powder and Other Dry Ingredients - by Bayou Boulangerie for $6.77 (list price $17.99)

HOME

StorageWorks Polyester Storage Bin with Strong Cotton Rope Handle, Foldable Storage Basket, White, Bamboo Style, Large, 3-Pack for $25.58 (list price $89.99)

Garment Bag, EZOWare Black Foldable Breathable Garment Suit Dress Jacket Coat Dust Cover - Set of 3 for $8.49 (list price $29.99)

SONGMICS Metal Coat Rack 12 Hooks Display Hall Tree for Clothes Hats and Bags Espresso URCR18Z for $21.99 (list price $33.01)

J.S. Hanger Solid Wooden Suit Hangers Natural Finish with Anti-rust Hooks and Non-slip Bar - 20 Pack for $29.69 (list price $76.00)

Greenco Mesh Wastebasket Trash Can, 4.5 Gallon, Black, 3 Pack for $16.46 (list price $30.08)

BISSELL DeepClean Deluxe Pet Full Sized Carpet Cleaner, 36Z9 for $193.52 (list price $299.00)

Honey-Can-Do DRY-01610 Heavy Duty Gullwing Drying Rack, White for $19.99 (list price $22.39)

Seville Classics 5-Piece Bamboo Bath and Vanity Luxury Bathroom Essentials Accessory Set for $26.03 (list price $39.99)

mDesign Bathroom Shower 4-Tier Constant Tension Caddy - Satin for $34.99 (list price $39.99)

Intex Classic Downy Airbed Set with 2 Pillows and Double Quick Hand Pump, Queen for $23.79 (list price $79.99)

Pinzon 160 Gram Plaid Velvet Flannel Duvet Cover - Full/Queen, Bordeaux Plaid for $9.50 (list price $49.99)

Premium 8 Piece Towel Set (Black); 2 Bath Towels, 2 Hand Towels and 4 Washcloths - Cotton - Machine Washable, Hotel Quality, Super Soft and Highly Absorbent by Utopia Towels for $24.99 (list price $49.98)

HEALTH AND BEAUTY

Cetaphil Gentle Cleanser for All Skin Types, (pack of 2, 16oz) for $19.04 (list price $29.99)

Crest 3D White Luxe Whitestrips Dental Teeth Whitening Strips Kit, Glamorous White, 21 Treatments + BONUS Crest 3D White Radiant Mint Toothpaste for $26.68 (list price $39.99)

H2O Plus Sea Greens Conditioner, 12.2 Ounce for $17.99 (list price $20.00)

Neutrogena Light Therapy Acne Spot Treatment for $19.97 (list price $22.78)

Honest Calming Lavender Hypoallergenic Shampoo and Body Wash with Naturally Derived Botanicals, Dreamy Lavender, 10 Fluid Ounce for $7.75 (list price $9.99)

Purell GOJ902712BX 902712BX Cottony Soft Hand Sanitizing Wipes, Self-Dispensing Display Box (1 Box of 120) for $18.40 (list price $19.32)

Palmer's Coconut Oil Body Oil, 5.1 Ounce for $5.97 (list price $13.97)

Shea Moisture Jamaican Black Castor Oil Intensive Strengthening Masque, 12 Ounce for $9.74 (list price $12.99)

Aveda Damage Remedy Split End Repair for Unisex Treatment, 1 Ounce for $26.11 (list price $32.00)

Azzaro Wanted Eau De Toilette Spray, 1.7 Ounce for $29.77 (list price $65.00)

Elchim Healthy Ionic Hair Dryer, Yellow Daisy for $156.00 (list price $195.00)

Alfred Dunhill Icon Elite for Men Eau de Parfum Spray, 3.4 Ounce for $42.96 (list price $48.68)

OFFICE, SCHOOL, AND CRAFTS

STYLIO Padfolio/ Resume Portfolio Folder - Interview/ Legal Document Organizer & Business Card Holder - With Letter-Sized Writing Pad - Handsome Piano Noir Faux Leather Matte Finish & Accent Stitching for $17.95 (list price $39.90)

Sakura 30069 6-Piece Pigma Micron Assorted Colors 05 Heritage/Earth Colors Ink Pen Set for $10.99 (list price $16.74)

Pencil Case, Homecube Large Capacity Pen Bag Makeup Pouch Durable Students Stationery Two Big Pockets With Double Zipper 8.7x6x3.2" (Black) for $12.99 (list price $15.99)

Sharpie Permanent Markers, Chisel Tip, Classic Colors, 8 Count for $5.88 (list price $12.57)

Sharpie Ultra Fine Point Permanent Markers, 24-Pack, 80's Glam Assorted Colors (32893PP) for $11.00 (list price $28.99)

Epson WorkForce ES-400 Color Duplex Document Scanner for PC and Mac (compare w/ Fujitsu iX500), Auto Document Feeder (ADF) for $279.99 (list price $349.99)

Fellowes Powershred 79Ci 100% Jam Proof 16-Sheet Cross-Cut Heavy Duty Paper Shredder for $169.98 (list price $459.98)

HP Paper, Everyday Copy and Print Poly Wrap, 20lb, 8.5 x 11, Letter, 92 Bright, 2400 Sheets / 6 Ream Case (200010C) Made In The USA for $28.26 (list price $40.87)

Modway Articulate Black Mesh Office Chair for $124.99 (list price $349.00)

Kantek Acrylic Pen Cup, 3 x 3 x 4 Inches , Clear (AD20) for $6.26 (list price $11.18)

Swingline Stapler, 747, Manual, 25 Sheets Capacity, Business, Desktop, Rio Red (74736) for $11.10 (list price $11.39)

Swingline Tot Stapler with Built-In Staple Remover, Pre-Packed with 1000 Swingline Standard Staples, Black (S7079171) for $3.59 (list price $5.72)

Swingline Optima Staples, Heavy Duty / High Capacity, 3/8" Leg Length, 125 per Strip, 2500/Box (S7035550) for $5.48 (list price $5.48)

OUTDOORS, GARDEN, AND SPORTS

Homgrace Portable Waterproof Camping Tarp, Mutifunctional Tent for Picnic, Hammock Tarp, Tent Tarp (Dark Green) for $17.99 (list price $39.99)

HILLMAN Portable Double Aluminum Bar Coated silicon Stronger Wind Resistance Tent (yellow) for $159.99 (list price $230.00)

Braudel Super Camping Tableware,SUPERB QUALITY,Heavy Duty Tableware, Solid Stainless Steel,Portable 4 in 1 Camping Utensil,Spoon Fork Knife Bottle Opener Set for $6.99 (list price $26.99)

G4Free 5-6 Can Lunch Bag Soft Cooler Bag with Leakproof Foil Lining Keep Cool or Warm For Camping School Kids Outdoor Activities Family Picnics(Blue) for $12.59 (list price $19.99)

Mardingtop 30 Liter Outdoor Backpack-5943 for $25.19 (list price $29.99)

Carlisle Value Canoe Paddle, 54-Inch, Black for $22.38 (list price $26.34)

Stansport Aluminum Percolator Coffee Pot, 9 Cups for $6.00 (list price $16.49)

Wilson Pro Tour Volleyball for $14.86 (list price $19.99)

Wilson 75 Tennis Ball Pick Up Hopper for $16.99 (list price $20.09)

SUNVP Ski Helmet Integrally Windproof Lightweight Breathable Outdoors Snowboards Adult Snow Sports Helmet (Dark green/Black, L) for $42.99 (list price $128.04)

Razor A Kick Scooter, Blue for $24.94 (list price $44.99)

TOOLS

SHINE HAI Professional Hand Pruner Bypass Pruning Shears with Safety Lock, Tree Trimmers Secateurs, Garden Shears, Clippers for the Garden for $6.99 (list price $39.99)

Rockbirds Flashlights, LED Flashlight Water Resistant 5 Modes Tactical Flashlight for Camping, Hiking, Hunting for $5.99 (list price $14.99)

Cymas Screwdriver Set, 58 in 1 with 54 Bits Magnetic Driver Kit,Precise Screwdriver Set Repair &Disassemble Tool Kit for Cell Phone, Tablet, Clock, Game Console ,etc. for $9.99 (list price $20.99)

Neolight LED Headlamp Headlight, Waterproof Super Bright 8000 Lumen Headlamp Rechargeable 6 Modes Headlights for Climbing, Camping, Walking, Caving, Fishing, Cycling for $19.99 (list price $24.99)

INTEY Multi Plier Stainless Steel 11 in 1 Multitool Knife Foldable Needlenose Pliers With Carry Case for $15.29 (list price $39.99)

Kershaw 1730SS Stainless Steel Zing Knife with SpeedSafe for $22.75 (list price $22.75)

Damaged Screw Extractor and Remover Set by Aisxle,Easily Remove Stripped or Damaged Screws. Made From H.S.S. 4341#, the Hardness Is 62-63hrc,Set of 4 Stripped Screw Removers for $11.88 (list price $39.99)

YARNA Multi-Angle Template Tool - the Original Angle Ruler - Distance Finder Adjustable Best Aid Kit for Measuring and Marking - Construction Pencil Included for $12.99 (list price $19.99)

URPOWER Solar Lights 8 LED Wireless Waterproof Motion Sensor Outdoor Light for Patio, Deck, Yard, Garden with Motion Activated Auto On/Off (4-Pack) for $32.99 (list price $49.99)

Oria Combination Lock, 4 Digit Anti Rust Padlock Set, Metal & Plated Steel and Weather Proof Design for School, Employee, Gym & Sports Locker, Case, Toolbox, Fence, Hasp Cabinet & Storage - Pack of 2 for $6.00 (list price $25.99)

Magic Hue Bluetooth Smart Light Bulb - Dimmable Multicolored Disco Light - Wake Up LED Lights & Sleeping Night Light - Dimmable Multicolored Color Changing Seasonal Celebration Lighting for $12.74 (list price $35.95)

Tensun Travel Plug Adapter International Travel Charger Power AC Socket with Worldwide UK/US/AU/EU/JP Plugs + Detachable Dual USB Ports Max 3.2A for Business Trip for $15.99 (list price $42.99)

MVPOWER 95-piece Home Mechanics Repair Tool Kit - General Household Hand Tool Set with Plastic Toolbox Storage Case for $44.99 (list price $105.99)

10 Lotions and Balms Perfect for Your Chapped Hands

These lotions and balms can help revitalize your dry, cracked hands.
These lotions and balms can help revitalize your dry, cracked hands.
Duke Cannon/Dr. PawPaw/Bliss/Amazon

Chapped, cracked hands are one of those little annoyances that can turn into a big headache after dealing with them for a few days, but after a long winter, and with all the hand-washing everyone is doing due to coronavirus concerns, it’s nearly unavoidable. To give your skin a sigh of relief, we’ve rounded up our favorite lotions, creams, and balms that will heal your raw palms and have your knuckles feeling soft and smooth in no time. Check them out below.

1. WOW ALOE VERA MOISTURIZING BODY LOTION; $12


BUYWOW/Amazon

With all-natural ingredients that work for every skin type, this aloe vera body lotion is particularly useful for putting some life back into your hands. This lotion is fast-absorbing, quickly creating a barrier between your skin and the outside elements. And since it's not greasy, you won’t have to wait for your hands to dry (or wash them all over again) before you can get your day started.

Buy it: Amazon

2. Dr. PAWPAW MULTIPURPOSE BALM; $8-$20 (Sizes vary)

Dr. PawPaw hand cream.
Dr. PawPaw/Amazon

Your hands will feel like they’ve entered a tropical oasis after applying this soothing balm. Made from papaya (or pawpaw), a fruit that’s known for its natural healing properties, this balm also contains aloe vera and olive oil to give dry skin a natural glow. And it’s not just for helping your palms and knuckles—this balm can also be used on your lips, nails, and cuticles, and as a tool to tame flyaways or stray brows. It’s the multipurpose secret weapon that’s a must-have for any bathroom cabinet.

Buy it: Ulta, Amazon

3. DUKE CANNON BLOODY KNUCKLES HAND REPAIR BALM; $31 (Pack of 2)

Duke Cannon Bloody Knuckles balm.
Duke Cannon/Amazon

Even if you’re not throwing punches in the ring, you might feel like you’re in a boxing match with your raw and red hands. But Duke Cannon’s repair balm will reverse your skin damage and have you feeling like a champion once again. Best used for extensive chapping, this balm is unscented and completely free of fragrances, dyes, and other artificial ingredients.

Buy it: Amazon

4. 2-IN-1 BODY LOTION CANDLE; $29.00

Candle and skin lotion from UncommonGoods.
UncommonGoods

Not all lotions come in a tube. Try this amazing body lotion candle, which melts at a comfortable temperature so you can safely use the “wax” as a warm lotion on your skin. These 10-ounce candles are packed with coconut oil, botanical oils, and vitamins A, K, and E to instantly moisturize your hands. Scented with fresh figs, amber, and floral notes, this unique candle makes skincare feel like a spa experience.

Buy it: Uncommon Goods

5. L’OCCITANE SHEA BUTTER HAND CREAM; $29

L’occitane hand cream.
L’occitane/Amazon

Applying this hand cream is like easing yourself into soft, cozy slippers after a long day. Made with 20-percent shea butter, honey, almond extracts, and coconut oil, it has a creamy feel that instantly protects and nourishes your skin as it repairs. It’s also rich in fatty acids, doing double duty to prevent wrinkles along with any cracking.

Buy it: Amazon

6. O’KEEFE’S WORKING HANDS; $8

O’Keefe's Working Hands on Amazon.
O’Keefe's/Amazon

With nearly 18,000 4.5-star reviews on Amazon, this concentrated hand cream is a true miracle that instantly repairs any cracks or dryness on your skin. And it also works to prevent future damage, creating a barrier that locks moisture in and keeps dryness out. Even if the most you’re doing with your hands involves a keyboard, O’Keefe’s will still work around the clock to keep them looking—and feeling—their best.

Buy it: Amazon

7. PALMER’S COCONUT OIL HAND CREAM; $3

Palmer's Cocoa Oil on Amazon.
Palmer's/Amazon

This affordable hand cream works for 24 hours, so it can go for as long as you do. Made from shea and cocoa butter, with a boost of hydrating vitamin E, Palmer’s uses natural, raw ingredients to create “glove-like” protection to keep your skin feeling soft all day long. And its coconut oil is fair-trade certified, so you can feel even better every time you use it.

Buy it: Amazon

8. J.R. WATKINS ALOE & GREEN TEA HAND CREAM; $8

J.R. Watkins hand lotion on Amazon.
J.R. Watkins/Amazon

Aloe isn’t just for sunburns; it’s great for use on cracked hands, too. That’s why this hand cream from J.R. Watkins, enhanced with the healing power of aloe and green tea, is your best friend when it comes to dry skin. J.R. Watkins uses plant-based ingredients from ethical sources, making it a great choice for anyone with sensitive skin. And its products are recyclable, allowing you to go green while restoring your skin at the same time.

Buy it: Amazon

9. BLISS LEMON & SAGE BODY BUTTER; $10

Bliss hand lotion on Amazon.
Bliss/Amazon

PETA-certified and free of harsh chemicals, Bliss uses a special combination of natural plant-based emollients, humectants, and extracts for hydration that lasts all day. And its bright lemon and sage scent will make you feel more energized and refreshed—the perfect stand-in for a dehydrating cup of coffee.

Buy it: Amazon

10. AQUAPHOR HEALING OINTMENT; $9

Aquaphor hand ointment.
Aquaphor/Amazon

Aquaphor is an oldie but a goodie. A drug store favorite, this multipurpose ointment works to shield skin from the elements to restore it to its natural condition, and it can be used on everything from your hands to your lips to your feet. It can even help heal burns. Preservative- and fragrance-free, it’s the powerful little tube that will never let you down.

Buy it: Amazon

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These Scented Prank Candles Turn From Sweet Fruits to Sour Farts

The blissful peace of someone who has not yet sniffed a Prank Candles product.
The blissful peace of someone who has not yet sniffed a Prank Candles product.
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When someone lights a scented candle—maybe before meditating, taking a bath, or enjoying a romantic dinner—the last thing they expect to smell is a fart. That's what makes this product from Prank Candles so brilliant. As the wax melts, the aroma transitions from sweet apple pie to noxious flatulence, fouling the smeller's mood and home air quality.

In terms of appearance, the gag gift resembles a normal candle in every way. The label calls to mind the warm scents of apple pie in autumn, and when the jar is first opened, it has the smell to match. But after about an hour or so—just as the victim has gotten used to the pleasant fragrance—it changes.

Apple pie fart-scented prank candle.
Turns out receiving this scented gift isn't so sweet.
Prank Candles

Prank Candles writes in the product description, "Often—our customers will report that their victims will initially thank them because it's 'the best candle they've ever burned.' Because of this, they're even less likely to blame the candle when they think, 'WTF is that smell?'"

In addition to the apple pie scent, the company sells nasty candles disguised as fresh roses, balsam and cedar, and vanilla. The apple pie and vanilla varieties are currently back-ordered, with shipping estimated for April 15. Whether you're already planning for April Fools' Day 2021 or the birthday of a frenemy, you can order yours today for $23.

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