CNN Underscored readers are obsessed with these Prime Day deals

Banu Ibrahim and Noelle Ike, CNN Underscored
Updated Tue July 16, 2019

CNN Underscored readers know a good deal when they see one. So it comes as no surprise to us that they've been stocking up on everyday essentials, must-have tech products, beauty and skincare items and even statement fashion pieces this Prime Day. After all, Amazon Prime Day's 48 hour event features pricing that's comparable, if not better than, Black Friday.

Some of the hottest items that have been flying off of Amazon's virtual shelves include the Fire TV Stick with Alexa voice remote (which also includes at $45 Sling TV credit), Amazon's signature Echo Dot which allows you to control your home, music and other services with just your voice, and even a LifeStraw water filter that can purify water when you're camping.

While these products span categories, price points and overall purposes, the common denominator here is that they're all deals worth shopping today. Ahead, we've rounded up some of the hottest deals Underscored readers are shopping so that you can get your hands on them too.

Fire TV Stick with Alexa Voice Remote (14.99, originally $39.99; amazon.com)

Turn a seemingly ordinary TV setup into a smart one with a Fire TV Stick that also features Alexa hands-free voice controlling. With this handy device, you'll be able to stream your favorite platforms (such as Spotify and Netflix) directly onto your TV. Plus, during Prime Day you'll also get a $45 Sling TV credit with your purchase.

Echo Dot, 3rd Generation ($22, originally $49.99; amazon.com)

If you want booming audio quality for your favorite music, a virtual assistant who can keep track of timers for you or read you the news, or just want to make your home smarter than https://amzn.to/2lcUbU4ever, look no further than the Echo Dot 3 Generation.

LifeStraw Personal Water Filter ($9.89, originally $17.47; amazon.com)

Having access to clean drinking water is a must when you're camping or hiking. If you're low on supply the LifeStraw can help remove waterborne bacteria and parasites (the company claims up to 99.999%) from streams or rivers, so you can stay hydrated.

Crest 3D Whitestrips ($27.98, originally $68; amazon.com)

Help achieve a brighter smile with Crest 3D Whitestrips. This popular whitening services aims to remove 14 years worth of teeth stains for a more radiant, whiter smile.

Instant Pot DUO ($49.99, originally $99.95; amazon.com)

This slow cooker can do the work of seven other kitchen tools, which is why it is one of the most in-demand products this Prime Day. Say goodbye to your slow cooker, pressure cooker, rice cooker, steamer and more and say hello to your new best friend for easier meal prep.

Revlon One-Step Hair Dryer ($34.56, originally $59.99; amazon.com)

This fan-favorite hair styling tool is a must-have if you love the way your hair looks after a blowout, but don't have the time to dedicate to the process every morning. It combines the ergonomic design of a hairbrush with the drying and styling power of a blow dryer for a healthy, effortless look.

23andMe DNA Test - Health + Ancestry Personal Genetic Service ($99.99, originally $199; amazon.com)

This DNA test from 23andMe tells you way more than just where your ancestors came from. It'll provide you valuable and interesting information about the ways in which your DNA influences your health predispositions, overall wellness and even specific traits -- like your ice cream flavor preference or whether you're more likely to have a fear of public speaking.

Dash Rapid Egg Cooker ($14.99, originally $18.70; amazon.com)

This super simple yet effective kitchen gadget is one of our top Prime Day sellers for a reason. It does its job really well, and has a 4.5-star rating from over 11,000 reviews to prove it. Easily boil six eggs at once by just placing them in the tray and pressing the one-touch button. An alarm will go off letting you know when they're done.

Ring Video Doorbell 2 ($139, originally $199; amazon.com)

The video doorbell enables you to monitor your front door, including alerts when someone approaches, as well as giving you the ability to communicate with visitors.

Supergoop! Mint Condition Lip Shield ($5; amazon.com)

Keep your lips healthy and protected from the sun's harsh rays with a restorative lip shield from Supergoop!.

Lermende Clear Toiletry Bag ($9.20, originally $11.50; amazon.com)

These TSA-approved quart size bags make packing all your toiletries a breeze. They're clear so you can see what's in each bag and they're durable so you can rest easy knowing they'll stand the test of time.