The turkey has been devoured, the pumpkin pie demolished, and you’ve already taken a post-Thanksgiving nap. Now come the most important days of your shopping life: Black Friday and Cyber Monday. The weekend after Thanksgiving has become a marathon sport of finding the best deals from electronics to clothes, and of course, beauty. Some of our favorite beauty destinations are offering deals you can’t get any other day. Set your alarm early and put on your comfortable shoes: your cosmetics closet is about to double.
A select line up of beauty essentials are only $10 at sephora.com and in stores. Yep, from full-sized palettes to skincare sets, you can get these One Day Wonders for only $10. Here are a few of our favorites:
- For great skincare from day to night, the Best of Boscia Set (originally $30), includes Green Tea Blotting Linens, Luminizing Black Mask, Purifying Cleansing Gel, and Oil-Free Nightly Hydration.
- For topnotch skin, Ole Hendriksen 3 Little Holiday Wonders (originally $35)
- For the man in your life, Jack Black Comfort & Joy Shave & Lip Duo (originally $14)
- For a clean face, Josie Maran Bare Naked Facial Wipes & Nails Duo (originally $21)
- For a vibrant lip, Bite Mini Lipstick Palette (originally $48)
- For beautiful eyes, Lorac Behind the Scenes Eye Primer & Shadow Set (originally $40)
Taking “Black Friday” to another level, MAC is introducing “Grey Friday,” a duo of black-grey with silver shimmer lipstick ($15) and silver-suede pearl color nail polish ($16). This limited-edition set is only available on Black Friday online (maccosmetics.com) and at the MAC Times Square location in New York. And for night owls, MAC is also previewing its new Taste Temptation collection on Friday from midnight to 4 AM at MAC Cosmetics Macy’s Counters. MAC artists will be there to help you customize a look from their new collection, which won’t be available to the masses until December 13.
Head to your neighborhood Walgreens (or shop online at Walgreens.com) by 11:59 PM on Black Friday to get 40% off all Lumene products. Harnessing the “Power of Arctic Nature,” you can stock up Lumene Vitamin C+ Skin Care and anti-aging Lumene Premium Beauty.
For all our curly hair readers, have we got a sale for you. Beginning on Black Friday through Cyber Monday, head over to Ouidad.com to receive 25% off all orders when you enter the code FFCURL at checkout. The savings don’t end there though. On Monday, receive 2-day free shipping as well. Flagship salons in New York and Santa Monica as well as participating Ouidad-certified salons will offer 25% off all products in store. Plus, if you book a salon appointment by Tuesday, November 27, you will receive 10% off all services. Find the closest salon by visiting ouidad.com/Salons.
Just for Black Friday, H2O Plus has put together a must-have collection, including 11 of their top selling H20 Plus products. From Face Oasis Dual-Action Exfoliating Cleanser, Eye Oasis Moisture Replenishing Treatment, and Face Oasis Ultra Hydrator, to Sea Results Deep Sleep Recovery Cream and Sea Marine Revitalizing Shampoo, you can get it all for just $26.50 (retails for $72). Stop into an Ulta or any H20 Plus retail stores or shop online at H2OPlus.com to treat your body with marine goodness this holiday season.
Can’t be bothered with midnight rushes and endless lines? Neither could 70% of shoppers last year, according to DealNews.com. Shop smart and avoid the lines by taking advantage of Cyber Monday deals. With the click of your mouse, you can get great deals without having to wake up at 3 in the morning!
Score big this holiday on high tech beauty devices from top brands like Tanda, Prosonic, Silk’n, and more at up to 72% off retail! Check out all their deals starting November 23 www.makemeheal.com
Enjoy 20% off orders of $50 or more with Smashbox’s Black Friday Friends & Family deal. Enter FRIENDS2012 when checking out between November 21and November 26 on Smashbox.com.. Be sure to stock up on favorites like Blush Rush, an ultra-luxurious silky powder blush, or Limitless Eye Liner, a waterproof, long-wearing liner that stays put for up for 8 hours.
Dr. Brandt Skincare
Shop early on Friday at drbrandtskincare.com to take advantage of Dr. Brandt Take the Doctor Home with You Holiday Gift Set. A $154 value, you can get it for $74, 50% off the original price. The savings don’t stop on Friday, though. On Cyber Monday enjoy 50% off all full size eye creams plus free shipping. Some of the products we love are the Lineless Eye Cream (originally $60, now $30), Light Years Away Brightening Eye Cream (originally $95, now $47), Flaws No More R3p Eye Cream (originally $80, now $40), and Time Arrest Eye Serum (originally $87, now $42). And if you missed out on all the weekend savings, Dr. Brandt offers 40% off select skincare classics from Tuesday, November 27, to Wednesday, December 2.
Starting on Friday, Murad.com is offering $25 off all purchases $100 and up when you use the code BLACKFRIDAY at checkout, making it easy to grab your favorites, stock up for the New Year, and find great stocking stuffers for every skincare lover you know. Some of the deals include:
- Acne Fighting Favorites Duo ($47), which comes with a free limited-edition silver cosmetic bag, perfect for a little holiday cheer.
- Complete Skin Renewal ($42.50), a travel-friendly sampling of Murad Age Reform products, which include cleanser, day moisturizer, intensive night moisturizer, and skin repair treatment.
- Radiant Skin Renewal ($45), a great gift for anyone who is a fan of Murad’s Environmental Shield Vitamin C skin care line, which features Essential-C Cleanser, Rapid Age Spot and Pigment Lightning Serum, Active Radiance Serum, and Essential-C Day Moisture SPF 30.
- Youthful Skin Renewal ($45) is a skincare must if you’re traveling. Samples of Murad Resurgence products include cleanser, treatment, moisturizer, and eye cream to give your skin the glowing radiance it needs.
Home to hundreds of brands from Jane Iredale, Obagi, and Stila, LovelySkin.com is offering 25% off all orders and a special gift with purchase of orders over $200.
For all your tweezers and grooming accessories this holiday season, get free shipping and a gift with purchase when you order online at Tweezerman.com. For purchases over $50, gifts include full size Floral Slant ($25 value), Retractable Brow Powder Brush ($12 value) and Mini Brow Powder Compact Duo ($13 value).
Get 25% off all-natural hand soaps and cleaning products when you enter the code BFCM2 at checkout at shop.cleanwelltoday.com. The offer is good from November 22 to November 27. We highly recommend the Lavender Foaming Hand Soap—we guarantee it will put a smile on your face.
Frizzy hair, flat hair, dull hair: Rita Hazan has you covered for beautiful holiday-ready hair. Just for Cyber Monday, RitaHazan.com is offering 25% off all orders and free shipping.
A seaweed-based skincare brand for face, body, and hair, you can take 15% off all products and receive free shipping from Friday to Monday on Repechage.com. We love the Repêchage Hydra-Amino 18 Hair Spa Collection: Hair Spa Serum (reg. $50) and Hair Spa Seaweed Mask (reg. $55) as well as the Repêchage Gift Sets, including Holiday Bath Bliss Gift Set (reg. $55), Head-to-Toe Luxuries Gift Set (reg. $75), Relaxation Staycation Gift Set (reg $55), and Splish Splash Gift Set (reg. $25).
Buy two new Limited Edition Glimmer Gift Boxes (reg. $45) and receive one free when you enter GLIMMER at checkout at shop.janeiredale.com. Packaged with Iced Mocha PureGloss for Lips, Champagne 24 Karat Gold Dust, Forever Pink Just Kissed Lip and Cheek Stain Sample, and a Travel Size White Fan Brush, this package is perfect for every woman. And for procrastinators: this sale runs from Monday, November 26 to Tuesday, December 2.