Products / August 26, 2019

Amazon Prime for Hair & Beauty Products and Much More!

Inside: Why I love Amazon Prime for Hair & Beauty products and much, much more!

Can I tell you a secret?

I hate to shop. And when I say that, I mean I really hate to shop!

I work full-time, and I can’t bear to waste my precious time off elbowing my way through crowds at Target or my local mall.  Standing in line? Definitely not my favorite thing to do.

** Please Note:  This post contains affiliate links.  I only link to products that I personally like or that have been recommended to me by my silver sisters.  You can see my full policy here.**

Enter Amazon Prime!

I am a proud Amazon Prime member and use it for the majority of my online shopping.

I like to support my local businesses for unique items, but for everyday items like shampoo, conditioner, blow dryers, etc. I prefer to buy them on Amazon and avoid the hassle.

WHAT IS AMAZON PRIME?

Amazon Prime is a subscription service that gives members access to a variety of perks, such as:

  • Free 2-day shipping on Amazon purchases (and sometimes 1-Day or Same-Day shipping!)
  • Access to Amazon Prime Video – we ditched our cable years ago and prefer Amazon Prime for all of our family’s TV and movie needs. The selection is excellent.
  • Access to exclusive deals on Amazon Prime Day
  • Amazon Prime Music membership – you can access up to 2 million songs for free, or you can pay for a subscription and access over 50 million songs!
  • Unlimited cloud Photo Storage – plus 5GB of storage for documents and videos
  • Free Kindle books, Audible discounts, and much more!

At this time, Prime Membership costs $119 per year or $12.99 per month. The free shipping alone will save you a TON of money.

Are you a student? Anyone with an .edu email address can sign up for a 6 Month Free Trial of Amazon Prime by clicking here.

WHAT IS AMAZON PRIME DAY?

Amazon Prime Day is a 36-hour sales frenzy (think an online version of “Black Friday”).  Amazon heavily discounts thousands of items to prices only seen once a year. It’s a great day to find deals, but you must be an Amazon Prime member to take advantage of these deals.

In 2019, Prime Day is July 15th and 16th.    

Prime Day 2019 will officially begin at 12 a.m. PST (3 a.m. EST) on Monday, July 15. It will last a full 48 hours, ending at 11:59 p.m. on Tuesday, July 16.

WHAT DEALS WILL BE AVAILABLE ON AMAZON PRIME DAY?

Amazon closely guards the deals that will be available on Amazon Prime Day, so make sure to check back here when Prime Day starts.

WHERE CAN I FIND EVERYDAY AMAZON DEALS ON HAIR & BEAUTY ITEMS?

For the best deals on hair & beauty items that you use frequently, make sure to try out Amazon’s Subscribe & Save.

HOW CAN I FIND THE BEST AMAZON PRIME PRODUCTS FOR GRAY HAIR?

Shop the Katie Goes Platinum Storefront, of course!

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I keep an updated list of items that are great for your gray hair, depending on your needs. There are categories such as Brightening Your Silvers, Help for Crazy Gray Eyebrows, and many many more!

ARE THERE ANY CONS TO SHOPPING ON AMAZON?

With hair and beauty items, you need to be a little more careful than you do with other items as sometimes counterfeit items are sold by unscrupulous sellers. 

I have had to return one or two beloved and trusted cosmetics products because I could tell immediately that they were not the real product. Luckily, this doesn’t happen often.

To make sure you are getting the legitimate product, read this post for tips.

CONCLUSION

Amazon Prime is a great deal, with a lot of benefits at a minimal cost.  If you are crunched for time and/or do not like shopping, you should definitely try it out!

Please do me a favor and share this post to social media, as it helps me grow my audience and spread the word about our Silver Revolution!  And remember to subscribe to my YouTube Channel and Pinterest Feed for more gray hair tips and product recommendations. Thanks!

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Katie

Katie is the founder of Katie Goes Platinum. After constantly dyeing her hair for over 25 years, in 2018 Katie decided to stop the madness and embrace the gray. Since then, she’s been sharing her favorite gray hair tips, resources, and stories to empower women to feel beautiful during and after their transition to gray hair.