The LifeStraw is the darling of Prime Day — and at $20 for two, it's 50 percent off!

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Sip safely. (Photo: Amazon)
Sip safely. (Photo: Amazon)

The sensation known simply as "LifeStraw" is like something out of science fiction. In case you haven’t met this modern wonder, let us introduce you: The LifeStraw Personal Water Filter is a small unassuming device that enables you to make just about any type of water drinkable.

An absolutely bonkers Prime Day deal brings the price so low, you can't afford not to buy it. A pair costs only $20 for Prime Day. Scoop them up for all the outdoorsy folks you know and love—and even the dedicated homebodies. 

The LifeStraw is a great gizmo to have around, and a perfect gift for camping enthusiasts and hikers. It inspires a sense of adventure in all who behold it (and who couldn’t use a little inspiration in 2021?). And it’s an amazing survival tool: the Swiss Army Knife of potable water. This deal brings the price down to just $10 a pop!

Shop it: LifeStraw Personal Water Filter, $20 for two (was $40), amazon.com

Don't leave home without it. (Photo: Amazon)
Don't leave home without it. (Photo: Amazon)

The straw contains a microfiltration membrane that removes 99.999999% of waterborne bacteria (including E. coli and salmonella), and 99.999% of waterborne parasites (including giardia and cryptosporidium). The filter also removes the smallest microplastics found in the environment and reduces turbidity down to 0.2 microns.

You use this exactly like any other straw. Simply remove the cap, place one end of the straw into water you come across in nature, and suck. The hollow fibers inside the straw trap pathogens, so the only thing that touches your lips is clean, safe, drinkable water.

This straw also lasts. The microbiological filter will provide 1,000 gallons of clean and safe drinking water, as long as you use the straw the way it was designed to be used and maintain it. If you’re going camping, it won’t weigh down your pack, coming in at just two ounces. This set of two ensures you'll have a backup to share with a hiking buddy or fellow camper.

It's small enough to slip in your backpack or even pocket (Photo: Amazon)
It's small enough to slip in your backpack or even pocket (Photo: Amazon)

Shoppers rave about this straw in reviews. “I drank from the most disgusting-looking crevice filled with brown scum. I thought, this is going to be safe, but taste horrid. WRONG. TASTED LIKE THE FRESHEST SPRING WATER. Better than any tap,” one person wrote. 

“I've used these both in Iraq & Afghanistan. Works as advertised. Extremely reliable and genuinely safe to use filtration system,” another said. 

In short: This device has been put to the test, so you know it makes water safe for sipping. LifeStraw is also big on giving back. For every straw you purchase, a school child in need receives safe drinking water for an entire school year. Now that's a great return on investment. 

Shop it: LifeStraw Personal Water Filter, $20 for two (was $40), amazon.com

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