Amazon’s Prime Early Access Sale 2022 Is Officially Coming—What We Know So Far

Amazon’s Prime Early Access Sale 2022 Is Officially Coming—What We Know So Far
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If you haven’t realized already, we’re shopping fanatics here at StyleCaster. If there’s a sale going on, chances are, we’re covering it. If there’s a trend you’re seeing everywhere, the odds are, we’ve reported on it. So, now that it’s been confirmed that Prime Early Access Sale 2022
will be taking place on October 11 and October 12, we’re all ears to hear about potential deals happening right before the holiday season. Remember: the OG Amazon Prime Day 2022 was this past July over the course of two days and set the precedent for some major discounts.

We saw incredible sales on everything from AirPods and Apple Watches to Fire Sticks and Levi’s jeans. Practically every brand we know and love offered up some sort of discount as part of the big day, so you can likely expect the same type of epic discounts the second time around. Without further ado, let’s get down to the nitty-gritty.

What is Prime Early Access Sale?

Prime Early Access Sale (a.k.a. October Prime Day) is a savings event that takes place on Amazon.com where its Prime members
can save big on the majority of brands that the site is home to. As we all know by now, you can buy pretty much everything on Amazon, including designer handbags and groceries, so this savings event can save you a lot of money on basically anything you need.

Think of it like Black Friday, but explicitly on Amazon and over the course of two days.

What day is Prime Early Access Sale 2022?

Amazon Prime Day 2022 took place on Tuesday, July 12, and ran through Wednesday, July 13 this past summer. Prime Day usually falls in July and at the beginning of a week. Except, of course, when it was a whole month earlier in 2021 (or in October in 2020—that was a wild time.) Amazon has just confirmed the “Prime Early Access Sale” will be arriving on October 11 and October 12.

Prime Day typically begins a minute past midnight on PT, so 3:01 a.m. EST, and goes for just under 48 hours. This year, Prime Day 2022 began July 12 at 3:01 a.m. for east coasters, and 12:01 a.m. for pacific coasters. It ended on July 14 at 2:59 a.m. for east coasters, and July 13 at 11:59 for pacific coasters. Man, time change is confusing. But we’re likely in for similar time frames during this second Prime Day.

Will everything be on sale?

Pretty much everything on Amazon is on sale for Prime Day. Usually, with Prime Day, lightning sales will be going on during specific time frames. These are usually the biggest discounts on super popular items, which is why the time these goodies are on sale is so limited. But, you can also find longer-lasting sales going on during Prime Day. Usually, brands like Levi’s, Adidas and Apple will have sales happening for the entire two-day extravaganza.

If you’re looking for electronics, those will likely be on sale during Amazon Prime Day Fall 2022, as well as fashion and beauty products we love.

To take some of the guesswork out of the major sale event, Amazon just released a sneak peek of the deals you can expect to see. Be sure to pay extra attention to the ones below:

  • Save 80 percent on the Amazon Fire TV Omni Series 55-inch 4K Smart TV with hands-free Alexa and save 70 percent on Hisense 50-inch U6 Series 4K Quantum Dot QLED Fire TV
  • Save up to 55 percent on select Echo devices and Fire tablet bundles
  • Save up to 50 percent on select headphones, earbuds, and speakers from Bose, Sony, and JBL
  • Save up to 50 percent on select electric toothbrushes from Oral-B and Philips Sonicare
  • Save up to 45 percent on select vacuums from Shark and iRobot
  • Save 40 percent on select products from Keurig
  • Save up to 40 percent on select Ninja products
  • Save up to 40 percent on select Vitamix blenders
  • Save up to 35 percent on select laptops and accessories from Acer, Asus, Dell, HP, Lenovo, and LG
  • Save up to 30 percent on select hair products from Drybar, Living Proof, Olaplex, and R+Co
  • Save 30 percent on select lip masks and balms from LANEIGE
  • Save 30 percent on Casper pillows and mattress toppers
  • Save up to 30 percent on select Orolay coats including vests, trench coats, and down jackets
  • Save up to 30 percent on top shoes and apparel styles from New Balance
  • Save 15 percent on the Peloton Bike with delivery available to select locations and up to 25 percent on select accessories and apparel
STYLECASTER | Amazon Prime Day Date 2021

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What is different about Prime Early Access Sale?

Amazon Prime Day is different from other sales days because it takes place only on Amazon and includes the biggest discounts for Amazon products, like Alexa smart speakers and Amazon Fire TV Sticks. The two-day savings event features deals on name brands and also smaller niche ones that you can only find on the website. You can usually shop for incredible discounts from designers, too.

It’s important to note that Prime Early Access Sale is for Prime Members only, so you have to have a membership or be signed up for a free 30-day trial
ahead of time to save as much as possible.

What should I buy?

During Prime Early Access Sale 2022, you should plan to buy big-ticket tech items as well as Amazon products to get the most bang for your buck (especially with the holiday season on the horizon). Amazon Prime Day 2022 bestsellers
included anti-aging beauty, 23 & Me DNA testing kits and huge packs of protein. Hey, like we said, you can get basically everything on sale for Prime Day, so why not stock up on a bulk pack of gains?

StyleCaster readers bought top-rated mascaras, butt-lifting leggings and artistic oversized rugs in droves over the course of Amazon Prime Day 2022.

We recommend buying Amazon products, like Fire TV Sticks and clothing essentials on Prime Day, as well as Apple products and, yes, protein. Usually, grocery essentials like Quest bars or bulk packs of soaps and cleaning supplies are on sale during Prime Day, so if you want to save money on those items, that’s the best time to do so. There are also typically incredible robot vacuum deals, as well as sales for clothing brands like Adidas, Levi’s and Calvin Klein.

Also, don’t forget about any streaming sales that might be ongoing. For Black Friday last year, Amazon offered up some major discounts for its streaming service that included others like Paramount+ and HBO Max.

STYLECASTER | Father's Day Gifts 2020

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How long is Prime Early Access Sale?

Prime Day is a two-day event. This past summer it began on July 12 and ran through July 13. Timing for Prime Early Access Sale 2022 is set to start October 11 and run through October 12.

How do I get a free Amazon Prime trial?

If you’re on the fence about committing to a year-long membership, but don’t want to miss out on the massive deals to come, though, Amazon always offers a free Prime trial
, which will allow you to participate in Prime Day—and you’ll get access to all of the other benefits. If you decide to extend your trial and become a member (and you probably will) it’s only $139 per year.

What are the best early deals?

There are some incredible deals going on right now at Amazon ahead of the Prime Early Access Sale. Here’s what you can shop and save on now:

 Le Creuset Enameled Cast Iron Signature Round Dutch Oven, 3.5 qt. Amazon

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Le Creuset Enameled Cast Iron Signature Round Dutch Oven, 3.5 qt.

Once you whip up a meal in Le Creuset’s Dutch Oven
, you’ll wonder where it’s been all your life. It gives you the perfect cook on a range of dishes—from soups and casseroles to one-pot meals. Plenty of other cookware from the brand is also on sale ahead of Prime Early Access Sale.


Apple AirPods Pro

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Apple AirPods Pro

AirPods Pro offer active noise cancellation, so users can block outside noise and immerse themselves in their music. The noise cancellation can also be turned off with a transparency mode, so users can still hear and interact with the world around them. As for the sound quality, the AirPods Pro offer spatial audio and an adaptive equalizer that automatically tunes music to one’s ears. More than 50,000 shoppers have given these headphones a perfect five-star rating
. This sale is excellent, too. The only time we’ve seen it lower was on Black Friday when they were just $10 cheaper.


TruSkin Vitamin C Serum for Face

Courtesy of TruSkin.

TruSkin Vitamin C Serum

This Skinceuticals dupe has racked up over 72,000 five-star reviews
from shoppers who can’t stop praising its benefits for their skin. One shopper called it a “real-life filter,” and added, “I’ve used this at night for 30 days. I didn’t do a before and after, but I can honestly say that when my kid took a picture of me the other day, it looked like he added a filter. Literally, my skin looks ridiculously better. I’m 40. I grew up a beach baby and live in Las Vegas now, and I’m in the sun daily. I swear on 37 Bibles that this stuff has easily taken off ten years from my face.”


life and pursuits

Courtesy of Life & Pursuits.

Life & Pursuits Organic Hair Growth Oil

This organic hair growth oil
leans on pure, cold-pressed ingredients, such as Bhringraj, Hibiscus, Methi, and Neem to stimulate hair growth and protect against shedding. This ayurvedic oil doubles as a conditioner for split ends as well.


Mally Beauty Poreless Face Defender Amazon

Photo: Mally Beauty.

Mally Beauty Poreless Face Defender

This pore-minimizing mattifying balm
has been making massive waves since its spotlight on TikTok. Simply dab it on before your makeup to prep your skin or after your makeup to lock it in place.

CHI Spin N Curl Special Edition

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CHI Spin N Curl Special Edition

This Dyson Airwrap dupe is everything you’d want in a hot tool—it’s easy to use, crafts perfect curls and comes in an adorable price. It uses air to gently wrap your strands around a ceramic rotating barrel that will then precisely style your locks into glamorous and bouncy curls. Don’t fret about temperature with this thing, either. It comes with pre-set temps based on the thickness of your hair.

More than 16,000 shoppers have given this CHI favorite a perfect rating
, and it’s maintained an impressive 4.4-star average rating. Reviewers have gone so far as to call it the “best purchase ever.”

“From the day I got this product, it has become one of my most prized possessions,” wrote one fan. “I was hesitant to buy it since it’s a little pricey, but at 1/5th of the price of the Dyson Airwrap, I thought it was worth a try. It’s so easy to use because you don’t really have to wrap your hair as you would with a curling iron, it makes doing the back of your head so much simpler.”

Usually $110, shop it now for under $70.


Luseta Beauty

Amazon

Luseta Biotin and Collagen Shampoo and Conditioner

Specifically formulated to treat those with thinning hair, the anti-loss combo
helps to reduce shedding and fall-out while increasing strength, thickness and volume with every wash. Shop it on sale alongside other growth products from the brand, like the Biotin Hair Growth Serum
and Biotin Collagen Hair Mask
.


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