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Best Black Friday deals: 10 tried and tested products our shopping editors recommend

Editor-approved deals that are *actually* worth buying.

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Our top picks from this year's Black Friday sale. (Yahoo Life UK)

As you will have probably noticed, it's Black Friday. Which means our shopping team is busy sifting through the hundreds of money-saving deals on offer, from best-selling air fryers to state-of-the-art TVs, bulk buys of chocolate to Christmas gift sets. But with nearly every retailer offering deals across a number of categories, it can be difficult figuring out where to start. Which is where we come in. In the true spirit of giving this Christmas, our shopping editors have decided to spotlight 10 products they've tried and tested themselves — each of which are on sale for Black Friday.

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From two-piece loungewear sets for as little as £18.70, to entire beer machine bundles reduced to under £175 that would make a great gift, keep reading for Yahoo UK's top picks this Black Friday.

Best Black Friday Deals: Tried & Tested by Yahoo UK's Shopping Team

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Working from home typically consists of pyjamas or tracksuit bottoms and a cosy jumper, but not anymore. This two-piece loungewear set from John Lewis (now reduced to £18.70) is *so* comfortable, it has shoppers buying multiple. 

Comprised of a long sleeved top and trousers, which have a thick, elasticated waistband and small pockets either side, the ensemble is made from a super soft jersey that's easy to wear, doesn't bobble and dries quickly. 

Read our review here.

Recommend by shopping writer, Louise Whitbread.

£18 at John Lewis

You can currently save £70 off the hugely popular air fryer, which is the cheapest we've seen it all year. The deal is so popular it has already sold out at Ninja, Amazon and Currys, but has just come back in stock at John Lewis.

This kitchen superstar has six cooking functions – Air Fry, Max Crisp, Roast, Bake, Reheat and Dehydrate – which means you can cook everything from roast potatoes to chicken; you can bring last night's pizza back to life; or you can even make dried fruit, vegetable crisps and beef jerky.

Read our review here.

Recommend by shopping writer, Louise Whitbread.

£149 at John Lewis

If you haven't switched over to the cordless vacuum life yet, what are you waiting for? This Shark model "runs like a dream", is lightweight, easy-to-use and features clever anti-hair wrap functionality. Now £100 less than usual for Black Friday. 

Read our review here.

Recommended by life editor, Alison Coldridge.

£169 at Shark

Retinol is a skincare ingredient that packs a punch. It's one of the most efficient tools for treating acne, texture, pigmentation, pore size and the appearance of fine lines and wrinkles. Despite its brilliant benefits, the ingredient — derived from Vitamin A — is not one you want to slather on your skin twice a day. Due to its potency, side effects such as temporary dryness and sensitivity can occur.

But one retinol that's proven to work wonders is Medik8's Crystal Retinal 1 Stable Retinal Night Serum

Both fast-acting and hydrating, it's quick to improve texture and combat hormonal acne, and is on sale right now for Black Friday. 

Read our review here.

Recommend by shopping writer, Louise Whitbread.

£31 at Medik8

It's recommended you replace your mattress every 7 to 10 years. If you're waking up feeling achey, getting hot in the night or generally just having trouble sleeping, a new one could be the key to totally revolutionising your sleep experience. Enter, Simba's Hybrid Ultra Mattress. 

Complete with a groundbreaking new design featuring a revolutionary ice cool top layer to help regulate your temperature, extra support that adapts to every contour in your body and two layers of expert foam, it's currently on sale at the lowest price it's ever been. 

Read our review here.

Recommend by shopping editor, Sabrina Carder.

£2,095 at Simba
Spotlight Oral Care / Yahoo Life UK

If you're debating splurging on an electric model toothbrush, we highly recommend Spotlight Oral Care as your first stop. Complete with a two-minute self time, three brushing modes and impressive battery life, it comes as part of a kit including an electric toothbrush, three brush heads, a standing charging dock, charger and a protective travel case. 

And better still, you can currently get it for a heavily discounted price of just £55, down from £110. 

Read our review here.

Recommend by shopping writer, Louise Whitbread.

£55 at Spotlight Oral Care

With hundreds of five-star reviews from shoppers, it's been described as serving "pub quality" beer from the comfort of your own home, with some users even claiming it has made their "world complete". And right now, it's been hugely discounted for Black Friday. 

Read our review here.

Recommended by assistant shopping editor, Marianna Gould.

£174 at PerfectDraft

If you're looking for a pair of wireless over-ear headphones with cushioned ear pads, brilliant sound quality and a long lasting battery life, then this pick from Bose is perfect for you. Bonus: they never leave your head or ears feeling sore. 

Read our review here.

Recommend by shopping writer, Louise Whitbread.

£249 at Amazon
Oodie / Yahoo Life UK

Born in 2018 and described as "the world's best wearable blanket", an Oodie is a half blanket, half hoodie hybrid made from a premium blend of sherpa and fleece. As for its viral status, the cosy loungewear item has racked up over 59 million video views on TikTok.

Designed with the mantra one-size-fits-most (it's based on a 6XL hoodie), each Oodie comes lined with a super soft sherpa fleece, features an oversized front pocket and a gigantic hood, and they come in a huge range of fun prints for both kids and adults.

Usually retailing for £89, you can snap one up now for just under £37 for Black Friday. 

Read our review here.

Recommend by assistant shopping editor, Marianna Gould.

£36 at Oodie

Future Renew is a record-breaking four-piece range from No7, spanning a SPF40 day cream, night cream, serum and eye cream, which the brand says helps to "reverse the appearance" of skin damage. And for Black Friday, the entire collection is heavily reduced. 

Read our review here.

Recommended by shopping writer, Louise Whitbread.

From £19.96 - £34.36 at Boots