Summer is drawing to a close but it’s about to go out with a firework-like bang, thanks to some truly excellent Labor Day deals. This last long weekend of the season is a great time to get in the mindset of—and gear up—for fall; refresh your bed with cozy flannel sheets, invest in a new pair of hiking boots for a leaf-peeping tour, or stock up on moisturizer for the dry, chilly days ahead.
Right now, you can officially shop some of the best Labor Day sales at retailers like Amazon, REI, Nordstrom, Target, Ulta, Tuft & Needle, Sur La Table, and more. We’ve rounded up the most noteworthy below—so take a look, and make sure to check out before the end of Monday, September 4, when most sales wrap.
The best Labor Day deals of 2023
Here’s a quick peek at the top sales on our radar.
- On Cloudswift 2 Running Shoes: originally $150; now $120
- Dyson V8 Origin: originally $430; now $380
- Our Place Always Pan: originally $150; now $112
- Lelo Sona 2 Cruise Vibrator: originally $149; now $127
- Nike Sportswear Club Fleece Joggers: originally $55; now $44
If you missed Prime Day, you’ve got another chance to save with Amazon’s Labor Day deals (and Prime Big Deal Days around the corner in October). You’ll find some nice discounts on a SELF Fave electric toothbrush, iRobot Roomba robot vacuum, Samsung Galaxy fitness tracker, and teeth-whitening strips.
For more: The Best Amazon Labor Day Sales
If you already drop at least $40 every time you go to Target (or visit its site), you might as well save a little. There are some excellent Target sales on a SELF Fave Dyson cordless vacuum (just what any pet owner needs), Asics running shoes, a powerful Ninja blender, and a collagen-rich night cream.
For more: The Best Target Labor Day Sales
If you’re tinkering away on a circa-2012 laptop that constantly crashes or could use a pair of earbuds that muffle the chaos of the world, it might be time to upgrade your electronics. In that case, Best Buy’s Labor Day electronic deals abound, including noise-canceling Bose headphones and a SELF Certified Fitbit.
TBH, I didn’t expect to see a SELF Fave Dyson Airwrap on markdown at Walmart, but here we are. This beauty dries and styles your hair all at once—and it’s currently $100 off. Other stellar sales? An Apple Watch that typically costs $279 marked down to $150, and sales on a Shark robot vacuum and Cosori air fryer.
Though Nordstrom’s Anniversary Sale has wrapped for the year (womp, womp), its sale section still boasts some worthwhile discounts on high-end lifestyle, bedding, beauty, home, fitness, and tech goods.
Take up to $200 off one of Therabody’s popular percussive massagers. We’re partial to the SELF Home Fitness Award–winning Theragun Mini, which hammers out kinks in your muscles (and is a travel-friendly size).
The Tushy Classic bidet was a game-changing purchase for my bathroom. I feel so clean after using it and love its minimal design. Through September 11, you can take 40% off any bidet or Tushy bundle with code LABORSPRAY—its deepest discount of the year.
A MasterClass membership grants you access to tons of courses and insights from experts and celebrities across all fields: singing lessons with Christina Aguilera, storytelling classes with LeVar Burton, conservation lectures with Dr. Jane Goodall, and much more. It’s a great gift, and right now, you can take up to 50% off its memberships.
Cozy up under one of Luna’s quilted blankets or drape a weighted eye masks across your temples for some tension relief. Through September 10, you can take 20% off its entire line of products.
If you’re grossed out by string floss, you might want to add a water flosser to your bathroom countertop for some rinse action. The brand that dominates the category, Waterpik, has sales on Amazon through Labor Day—including 40% off the Aquarius, which has 10 different pressure settings.
Go ahead and add some new layers and activewear staples to your cart while Nike’s holding its Labor Day Sale. You can save up to 50% now (no code needed).
For more: The Best Nike Labor Day Deals
Lulu doesn’t hold any technically-named long-weekend sales, but it does have some worthwhile markdowns in its We Made Too Much section. You’ll find the retailer’s cult-favorite leggings, sports bras, fanny packs, and sneakers on discount (while sizes last).
For more: The Best Lululemon Labor Day Deals
Snatch up this SELF Activewear Award–winning exercise dress or a pair of colorblocked leggings while OV’s offering up to 50% off its sale section.
Girlfriend Collective’s a cult-favorite activewear brand for its wide range of sizing (up to 6XL), its fabrics made of recycled materials, and overall comfiness. Through Monday, you can save 20% sitewide (and will receive a free backpack with orders over $125).
Madewell’s offering 30% off its “pre-fall styles” (like TK) with code COOLDOWN at purchase. This encompasses activewear that’s ideal for seasonal transitions like like workout skorts and light layers.
Maybe to you, “outdoorsy” means scaling a mountain or hiking the Appalachian Trail—or perhaps it’s sitting back in a camp chair with a cold beer. However you define it, there are currently discounts up to 40% at REI’s Labor Day Sale on tents, backpacks, boots, water bottles, weekend bags, sleeping bags, and so on and so forth.
There are sales on pretty much everything fitness-related at Dick’s Sporting Goods at the moment. You can fully build out the home gym of your dreams with discounted equipment like rowing machines, ellipticals, and treadmills. Two more options we’re eyeing: These price drops on Hoka and On Cloud sneakers.
Right now, The North Face is having a blowout End of Season sale on its top-selling products. We’re talking fleecy pullovers and winter parkas, hiking boots, backpacks, and outdoor gear like sleeping bags, all up to 50% off.
You might thank yourself for investing in one of NordicTrack’s $200-off treadmills, exercise bikes, or ellipticals once the temperature dips below freezing. Just saying.
Save up to $300 on SELF Home Fitness Award–winning Bowflex’s adjustable dumbbells, which increase weight with the twist of a dial (saving you the space of needing multiple pieces of equipment).
Hydrow’s popular SELF Home Fitness Award–winning smart rowing machine is $550 off, with savings on its various class memberships.
Tonal, the SELF Home Fitness Award-winning fitness system, is a sleek, wall-mounted piece of equipment that focuses on strength training. Take $250 off your purchase through September 18.
Sex Toy Deals
Our favorite mega sex-toy retailer is running a Labor Day sale right now, with up to 70% off its popular products. Why not elevate your solo or partner play with a Womanizer suction vibrator or an extremely powerful wand vibe?
Speaking of stimulating savings…take up to 40% off Lelo’s luxe sex toys, like the Tiani Duo, a toy that can target the clit and G-spot for a dual orgasm.
Upgrade your bedside collection with a 25%-off sex toy from MysteryVibe. Top picks include this bendy, palm-size Poco, which curves to hit the G-spot.
The sex toy savings continue with PinkCherry, which is marking down its clearance products up to 80% and everything else 30%. Be sure to use code SUMMER at checkout to apply the deal to toys like this expert-recommended Satisfyer clitoral vibrator.
Kitchen & Home Deals
Our Place makes SELF’s favorite all-in-one skillet and a fantastic air fryer—as well as a bunch of other high-quality, stylish kitchen goods—many of which are 40% off now as part of the company’s aptly named Goodbye to Summer Sale.
If you’re gift shopping for a loved one who dabbles in the kitchen, take a look at Great Jones’ supremely stylish, sturdy bakeware. They come in bold, rich colors, and you can save 25% through Labor Day with the code LDW25.
Sur La Table stocks all sorts of professional-level cookware, including Vitamix, All-Clad, and Zwilling. Markdowns of the moment (that are up to 50% off as part of the retailer’s Labor Dale Sale): a sous vide, set of chef-grade knives, Le Creuset oven, and a countertop ice maker that creates perfect little drive-through-esque nuggets.
Green Chef is offering 60% off plus free shipping on your first box order. You can also save 20% off for your first two months with the promo code GCLDW2023.
During Blue Apron’s Labor Day Flash Sale you can get up to 18 meals for free across six orders (a $150 value)—plus, free shipping on your first order. This sale is running from now until September 10, so hurry.
If you’re short on space, turn your balcony or coffee table into a firepit with a Solo Stove Mesa, which is $50 off now, along with many of the company’s other camp-friendly products.
Mattress & Bedding Deals
Use LDS20 when checking out to save 20% on your order as part of Helix’s Labor Day Sale. We recommend the SELF Certified Midnight Luxe Mattress, which our commerce editor called a “side sleeper’s dream” in her review.
DreamCloud’s mattresses, including the SELF Certified Premier Hybrid Mattress, are 50% off now—the best deal we’ve seen yet this year for the brand’s beds. SELF associate wellness director praised the Premier for its plushy yet responsive feel.
We stand by the SELF Certified Casper Wave Hybrid mattress for combo sleepers and the Element Pro for side sleepers—both of which are 20% off for Labor Day (along with everything else).
Leesa’s mattresses-in-a-box are $700 off and with two free pillows thrown in, you could save up to $820 in total. Not so shabby, eh?
Purple’s adjustable bed base, pillows, sheets, and mattresses are on sale now through LDW. You can save 20% off all accessories like the TempBalance duvet here.
During Labor Day weekend, all new Nectar customers can take 33% off sitewide, including the SELF Certified Premier Mattress, which our tester said is “an excellent, high-quality combination of support, comfort, and temperature regulation.”
If you’ve been looking for an excuse to shop Brooklinen’s best-selling sheets and comforters, now is the best time to save with its 20% off sitewide sale.
Boll & Branch is offering an extra 20% off bundles with the promo code: DREAMBUNDLE. We found an excellent deal on its Signature No-Flat-Sheet Set.
Trendy bedding brand Buffy makes many best-selling comforters, including the Cloud, which is filled with recycled plastic fiber and wrapped in silky, cooling lyocell. The long weekend’s a great time to take 20% on the brand’s bestsellers.
Now through September 10, you can save up to 20% on a new T&N mattress (like the SELF Certified Mint, which our reviewer appreciated for its firmness, breathability, and how it contours to your body). Additionally, the brand is offering discounts on its bedding, pillows, and accessories.
Through mid-September, Serta is offering discounts on its various mattresses, including iComfortECO and Perfect Sleeper. If you tend to run warm while you sleep, consider the brand’s Arctic cooling mattress—now up to $1,000 off.
Few pleasures compare to slipping into a bed fitted with crisp, high-quality sheets. Cozy Earth is offering up to 25% off sitewide right now on its cozy bedding.
**For more: **The Best Labor Day Mattress Sales
Beauty and Skin Care Deals
You can never have too much skin care (well, in our books, anyway). Enter: SkinStore’s excellent sale, which discounts all sorts of goodies from brands like NuFace, Christophe Robin, and Sunday Riley. We’re eyeing a brightening Neocutis eye cream, the SELF Fave Slip silk pillowcase, and Cosrx’s hydrating serum. Use code LABOR to take up to 25% off through Monday.
Boost your skin care routine (or start one) with some expert-approved moisturizers, SPFs, and serums from the Dermstore sale section. Save up to 25% on goodies from Olaplex, Elemis, Therabody, Paula’s Choice, and more.
Why, hello, Ulta. Look at you, sneaking into the sale game with your Fall 21 Days of Beauty event, which started on August 27 and runs through September 17. There are some very good daily deals on beauty essentials like hyaluronic acid, as well as skin care tools like the Foreo cleansing device. Check out the full calendar of upcoming markdowns on products from Dermalogica, Murad, Peter Thomas Roth, Kiehl’s, and more.
Restock or try some of Kiehl’s ultra-moisturizing creams in jumbo sizes, to last you through the winter—and save 25% while you’re at it as part of the company’s Friends & Family Sale.