July was all about soaking up sunshine... And shopping. The midsummer month marked a high point for major sales that rival the holiday season. With Amazon Prime Day followed by Nordstrom's Anniversary Sale and all the competing events that popped up in between, our virtual carts were chock-full of most wanted deals. Let's recap:
Ahead are the 29 goods that were shopped most by Refinery29 readers over the past 31 days; from teeth-whitening strips purchased over 1,000 times to cult-favorite beauty sets that completely sold out and fashion essentials made to transition into fall. And while not all of the items are available for their formerly discounted prices, there are still a handful you can snag for a steal. Scroll on to scope out the hottest buys from summer's hottest shopping month.
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Perhaps the chicest deodorant R29 readers have ever seen. This top bought, $10 stick (featured in our best natural deodorants story) is made from a plant-based formula and packaged in a durable, travel-friendly, and refillable case of your of choosing (with colors from flame to moss, royal, slate, and blush).
Myro Deodorant, $10, available at Myro
Zella Live In High Waist Leggings
You can still slip into a pair of these high-waisted and moisture-wicking leggings for a sale price. The most wanted buy was a hit with R29 readers and Nordstrom customers, too —with nearly 6,000 reviews and praise as high as, "Best leggings I’ve ever owned."
Zella Live In High Waist Leggings, $38.9, available at Nordstrom
Pretigo Non-Slip Velvet Hangers
Whip your closet into shape with a value 50-pack of these most wanted non-slip, velvet hangers in a smooth beige hue. This was a sell-out item in black and cream on Amazon Prime Day.
Pretigo 50-Pack Of Non-Slip Velvet Hangers, $20.99, available at Amazon
BAGGU Go Pouch Set
R29 readers love to stay organized — and whether they're dealing with travel, beauty, or back-to-school, this multi-colored trio of durable tech-weave pouches is ready to contain those essentials and more.
Baggu Go Pouch Set, $26.6, available at Shopbop
Sunday Riley Face To Face Kit
If you're interested in testing out a pricey luxury skincare line that consistently tops our most wanted carts, this four-piece value bundle of Sunday Riley favorites is here to help. Each kit includes the brand's Ceramic Slip Cleanser, Good Genes Lactic Acid Treatment, Tidal Brightening Cream, and C.E.O. Rapid Flash Brightening Serum in testable miniature sizes.
Sunday Riley Face To Face Kit, $49, available at Urban Outfitters
Everlane The Cotton Crew
Nautically striped cotton tees are a summer essential that easily transitions into fall when paired with slouchy sweaters or tucked into high-waisted denim.
Everlane The Medium Stripe Crew - White/Navy Stripe, $20, available at Everlane
NARS Orgasm Mini Set
Bundle this cheekily named, cult-favorite color into a value-packaged set and call it a most wanted home run. This particular trio harnesses the luxe beauty power of mini-sized afterglow lip balm, oil-infused lip tint, and a bronzer-blush palette all in the shimmering-pink glow.
NARS Orgasm Mini Set, $39, available at Sephora
Crest 3D White Professional Effects Whitestrips
These tried and true, most wanted favorites were carted over 1,000 times in July. And even though they're no longer on super sale for Amazon Prime Day, they still hold the same customer-approved promise of, "amazing results," for teeth that are, "as white as snow."
Crest 3D White Professional Effects Whitestrips, $61.99, available at Amazon
& Other Stories Leopard Print Midi Skirt
It may be a divisive fashion item, but the stylish ease and transitional powers of the leopard midi skirt are undeniable...Especially when on sale for under $30. While this particular popular style is nearly sold out, we also recommend checking out leopard midis from Leith, Target, and H&M.
& Other Stories Leopard Print Midi Skirt, $27, available at & Other Stories
Anthropologie Embroidered Timaru Duvet Cover
Pretty bedding on sale is most-wanted catnip — and this top-bought duvet cover crafted from ultra-soft, embroidered cotton took the carted cake in July.
Anthropologie Embroidered Timaru Duvet Cover, $119.96, available at Anthropologie
Calvin Klein Perfectly Fit Modern T-Shirt Bra
If you're searching for a top rated and purchased bra basic at a sale price, look no further than this most wanted T-shirt style with lightly padded microfiber cups — reviewers claim it's the, "perfect fit."
Calvin Klein Modern T-Shirt Bra, $29.9, available at Nordstrom
Dolce Vita Coltyn Bootie
These most carted, classic black booties were made for walking the fall streets in stylish (and 30%-off) comfort.
Dolce Vita Dolce Vita Coltyn, $104.99, available at Zappos
R29 readers were all for this uniquely crafted vibrator that uses gentle sonic waves instead of conventional vibrations for a sensual build up to prolonged stimulation that reviewers describe as, "AMAZING."
LELO SONA, $69, available at LELO
Glossier Brow Flick + Boy Brow Duo
It isn't the first time this brow-perfecting duo has topped our most wanted shopping charts —and we have a feeling it wont be the last...This powerful pair joins the product forces of flick pen plus brush tip for shaping and defining the hairy windows to your soul.
Glossier Brow Flick + Boy Brow Duo, $30, available at Glossier
Colin & Bella Activated Charcoal Air Purifier Bags
This bestselling five-pack of minimalist fabric pouches wields air-purifying powers due to a scentless, bamboo-charcoal filling.
Colin & Bella Activated-Charcoal Air Purifier Bags (5-Pack), $27.99, available at Amazon
Dagne Dover Extra-Large Landon Carryall
Weekend bags are the travel MVPs of summer — streamlined and stylish enough to tote around without feeling weighed down, but roomy and durable enough to contain all of your two- to three-day trip essentials.
Dagne Dover Landon Carryall, $159, available at Dagne Dover
Amrapur Overseas 100% Cotton Towel Set
Readers did not sleep on this 78%-off set crafted from 100% combed-cotton in a calming eucalyptus hue. We're guessing it has something to do with the sale-price breakdown of $5.82 per luxe towel...
Amrapur Overseas Air Cloud 6-Piece Towel Set, $34.97, available at Nordstrom Rack
Getter Makeup Sponge Blender Set
Beauty Blender who? This seven-pack of multicolored makeup sponges has the premium brand beat by totaling out to under $2 blender instead of $20 — and our readers agreed, carting the pack over 400 in the past 30 days.
Getter Makeup Sponge Blender Set (7), $8.88, available at Amazon
BaubleBar Dafina Pearl Hoop Earrings
We've reached peak pearl: starting with barrettes and moving straight into hoops. Finish your end-of-summer look with face-framing luminosity from this BaubleBar pair covered in polished freshwater pearls.
BaubleBar Dafina Pearl Hoop Earrings, $42, available at BaubleBar
Supergoop! SPF 50 Antioxidant-Infused Sunscreen Mist
This non-aerosol mist was a skin-saving favorite from our readers' July carts. The vitamin C enriched formula is lightweight and hydrating while delivering SPF-5o protection.
Supergoop! SPF 50 Antioxidant-Infused Sunscreen Mist, $19, available at Amazon
Eloquii Puff Sleeve Midi Dress
This breathable cotton-blend frock was a top-carted sale find from July due to its breezy pullover design, chic puff-sleeve style, and cinch-able tie waist.
Eloquii Puff Sleeve Midi Dress, $59.99, available at Eloquii
Bose SoundLink Wireless Headphones
Our readers were here for this white and tan pair of Amazon's Choice, wireless headphones that one out of 2,000 rave customer reviewers claim are, "The BEST headphones I have ever used!!!!"
Bose Bose SoundLink around-ear wireless headphones II- White, $229, available at Amazon
Threshold Acacia-Wood Wine Rack
Sculpturesque tabletop wine racks that work double duty as part storage system, part chic decor piece were majorly trending throughout July — and readers loved the stylish simplicity of this acacia-wood piece for under $50.
Threshold Acacia 8 Bottle Wine Rack, $34.99, available at Target
Seventh Generation Paper Towels
Our readers won't miss a shop-opp to snag on-sale household essentials — and this value pack of 24 paper towel rolls made from 100% recycled materials at 17% off is prime proof.
Seventh Generation 100% Recycled Paper Towels, 2-ply, 6-Count (Pack of 4), $37.46, available at Amazon
Stila Stay All Day Waterproof Liquid Eye Liner
Like a little black dress, or a pair of black leggings, the perfect black liquid eyeliner never goes out of style. This top-rated stick from Stila graced a lot more than a few of our readers' carts in July due to its easy-to-apply formula that provides sharp, dark, and long-lasting results.
Stila Stay All Day Waterproof Liquid Eye Liner, $22, available at Amazon
Etsy Stonewashed Linen Kimono Robe
We're calling it: 2019 is the summer of linen — from bedding to mini dresses and loungewear, this super soft and super chic fabric took over our shopping carts in July.
LinenTexture Stonewashed Linen Kimono Robe, $86, available at Etsy
Maude Shine Organic Personal Lubricant
Sexual self-care is a year-round priority — but July brought on a bounty of minimalist-chic, organic lubricant hauls. Maude's 100% natural formula is pH-balanced, crafted with moisturizing aloe, and free from irritating glycerin and parabens.
Maude Shine Organic, $25, available at Maude
Boy Smells Candle Set
Chic bundled candle sets on sale? You better believe we'll be carting. This Boy Smells' trio contains redwood, cedarstack, and St. Al-scented votives.
Boy Smells Redwood, Cedarstack & St. Al Candle Set, $34.5, available at Nordstrom
Instant Pot 6-Quart Pressure Cooker
Get suited up for soup season with this consistent top-selling kitchen essential that's still on sale for 40%-off its usual price.
Instant Pot DUO60 6 Qt Pressure Cooker, $59.99, available at Amazon
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