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What Yahoo editors are shopping during Amazon's Big Spring Sale

Staffpicks ABSS
Whether your goal is age-defying skin, stain-defying carpets or moth-defying storage, Amazon's Big Spring Sale's got it ... and a whole lot more. (Amazon)

In case you haven't noticed, spring is officially here ... and so is Amazon's inaugural Big Spring Sale! The BSS is the retailer's attempt at a Prime Day-level shopping event during this oft-neglected retail season, and we're all over it. Yahoo's Life's editors have been hard at work to find the best deals and steals to be had during this price-cutting extravaganza — you can find those picks here — but we couldn't help snagging a few goodies for ourselves. C'mon, we're only human! So, with an eye toward self-care to spring cleaning to organizational helpers, here are some of the marvelous markdowns we made off with.

Quick overview
  • Rubbermaid Reveal Power Scrubber

    Save $6
  • iRobot Roomba 692 Robot Vacuum

  • NUXE Huile Prodigieuse Multi-Purpose Dry Oil

  • Bissell Little Green Multi-Purpose Portable Carpet and Upholstery Cleaner

    Save $8
  • Fab totes 6 Pack Clothes Storage

    Save $12
  • EZBASICS Facial Steamer

    Save $151
  • Mr. Clean Magic Eraser Ultra Bath Multi Purpose Cleaner

    Save $1
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Carrie McCabe, Senior Deals Editor

This viral cleaning favorite promises to get into all the nooks and crannies that elbow grease can't tackle alone — and with a lot less effort. I've been wanting to grab one for awhile, but now that it's on rare sale, it's time for me to strike, particularly as this is the time of year for a top-to-bottom home refresh. As the proud owner of a historic abode, there are a lot of little cracks and crevices for me to scrub clean (with, like, literal centuries of dust and grime accumulated), and I'm hoping this tool will be my spring-cleaning BFF for years to come. Plus, my colleague Britt Ross gave it a glowing review, and when she likes a product, you bet I listen!

$20 at Amazon
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$20 at Lowe's

Britt Ross, Deals Editor

My cheap old robovac is becoming less effective by the day, and I think it might be time for me to finally upgrade to a Roomba. Lucky for me, this highly rated model is down to just $170 (from $269), which is pretty insaneffor an iRobot. In addition to all the bells and whistles, like advanced sensors and auto-scheduling features, I'm most excited by its supposed 90-minute run time — more than long enough to clean all of my floors before needing a charge!

$278 at Amazon

Julia Webb, Commerce Manager

I've heard nothing but good things about this multipurpose French oil! The 98% natural formula can be used from head to toe, but I plan on pampering my arms and legs all spring and summer for a non-greasy glow. It's also lightweight enough to apply to the ends of your hair, so I'm psyched to tame flyaways and hydrate my dry ends.

$25 at Amazon
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$17 at

Kristin Granero, Home & Garden Editor

This Amazon No. 1 bestseller is a marvel for keeping rugs and upholsteries in tip-top shape. It's also incredibly easy to use, super compact and failry lightweight. Check out my full review to learn — and see! — how I recently relied on it to rejuvenate one of my precious throw rugs.

$116 at Amazon
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$124 at Wayfair


Izabella Zaydenberg, Deputy Editor

I use these storage cubes for literally everything: bedding, clothes, shoes and various and sundry seasonal items. I always stock up whenever they’re on sale and this set of six is for $15 (down from $42) is an absolute steal.

$30 at Amazon

Jennifer Romolini, Senior Beauty Editor

In just 10 minutes a day, this compact, highly efficient system deeply moisturizes skin and unclogs pores. Also: The steam is especially soothing (particularly when you add a drop or two of a favorite essential oil) and it's great for hydrating your sinuses too. Face steamers have been a secret weapon for aestheticians forever — most facialists use them — and this one has garnered nearly 20,000 5-star reviews. Add to that an 84%-off (!) markdown and it's dang near irresistible. 

$29 at Amazon

Rory Halperin, Senior Commerce Editor, Branded Content & Special Projects

I have used Mr. Clean Magic Eraser products for a long time, but I'm newly obsessed with this one that's specifically made for the bathroom — it combines the tried-and-true Magic Eraser power with a time-honored foaming cleanser to really scrub the dirt away. I use it on the sink, bathtub, floor tiles and even the outside of the toilet bowl. It gets rid of soap scum, makeup and other stains that I thought wouldn't come out. Everything is nice and shiny when I'm done. It's a miracle worker!

$9 at Amazon

Your Spring Sales Shopping Guide: Spring sales are in the air, headlined by Amazon’s Big Spring sale event. Our expert editors are curating all the best spring sales right here. Follow Engadget to shop the best tech deals from Amazon’s Big Spring Sale, hear from Autoblog’s car experts on the best spring auto deals on Amazon, and find spring sales to shop on AOL, handpicked just for you.

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