10.30.2020

20% off Sephora Holiday Savings Event

20% off Sephora Holiday Savings Event


One of my favorite sales of the year has started and I am PUMPED. For Rouge members, everything is 20% off today. Don't worry if you're not rouge, VIB members get 15% off starting November 3rd, and Insiders (which you get just for signing up!) get 10% off starting November 5th. To get you ready for the sale, I picked my top five items in each category requested via Instagram DMs! It was really hard to narrow things down to five, but I promise they are good

20% off Sephora Holiday Savings Event

Holy Grail Items

1. L'Occitane Shower Oil 2. Hourglass Ambient Strobe Lighting Powder 3. Charlotte Tilbury Pillow Talk Lip Gloss 4. Dyson Airwrap Styler 5. Peter Thomas Roth Acne Clearing Gel

L'Occitane Shower Oil 

I've been shaving with this shower oil for close to four years now, and I won't ever use anything else again. It smells so good and gives your legs the softest feeling. 

Hourglass Ambient Strobe Lighting Powder 

Out of all my makeup trials and items, THIS is my No. 1 most recommended thing for anyone to get. I dust it lightly all over my face once I'm done with my makeup, and I seriously promise it turns your skin into the most buttery smooth (appearing) and plump texture!

Charlotte Tilbury Pillow Talk Lip Gloss 

This is also my most used lip product! I swear it goes with everything all year round and has such good color to it. If you ever see me with pinkish mauve lips, just know it's this!

Dyson Airwrap Styler 

THIS IS A MUST HAVE. I've been looking and failing to find something better and more affordable but it cannot be done. This is expensive but 20% off is the best deal I have yet to see on it. And if you have the money to do so, I wholeheartedly suggest you check out this airwrap. IT DOES IT ALL. 

Peter Thomas Roth Acne Clearing Gel 

Ahh where would I be without this?! It's going to sell out QUICKLY so grab it while you can. This acne gel is part of my morning and night routine and it works. You can read a full review on it here but if you're struggling with acne, this is for you.


Clean Beauty
20% off Sephora Holiday Savings Event
1. Necessaire Body Lotion 2. Kosas Tinted Oil Foundation 3. Farmacy Makeup Removing Cleansing Balm 4. Isle of Paradise Self Tanning Drops 5. Supergoop! Glowscreen

Necessaire Body Lotion 

I was so excited to see Necessaire at Sephora!! I use and love this lotion so much. I've gone through four bottles of it since quarantine started! I use it fresh out of the shower but also whenever I apply tanning drops. I like that it has no scent to it and that it doesn't leave a greasy feeling on my skin. It doesn't hurt that it's also clean at Sephora!

Kosas Tinted Oil Foundation 

This is another "how does this thing work?" item where you're thinking there is just no way a tinted water-like substance can cover my face. But it can and it will. This is one of the cooler inventions of 2019, and one that I very much love and recommend for anyone who's not that good at makeup or loves a natural look. 

Farmacy Makeup Removing Cleansing Balm 

This was this close to being on my holy grail list but I ran out of room!! This cleansing balm is the BEST one out there. and is so gentle and easy on your skin, but tough on makeup and debris. I've been using it for over a year now and haven't found anything better. 

Isle of Paradise Self Tanning Drops 

Winter is coming!! Lol and it's time to bronze up. I really like these Isle of Paradise tanning drops because they do a great job, are clean, and are also super affordable. I mix in a few drops with my lotion and the next day I'm a bronzed goddess. 

Supergoop! Glowscreen 

A cult favorite for 2020, this is perfect for the people trying to get serious about sun protection but also want a little bit of that ~natural glow~.


Serums

20% off Sephora Holiday Savings Event
1. C.E.O. 15% Vitamin C Brightening Serum 2. Kiehl's Line-Reducing Concentrate 3. Shani Darden Retinol Reform 4. The Ordinary Hyaluronic Acid  5. Drunk Elephant Bronzing Drops

C.E.O. 15% Vitamin C Brightening Serum 

This is best for discoloration + acne scarring. Vitamin C serums are great for extra glow and brightening to your skin. I personally use Vitamin C serums every morning but also use super concentrated versions on dark spots when needed. 

Kiehl's Line-Reducing Concentrate 

This is best for wrinkles. This is one of those serums that you apply once and notice a difference. I used to use this all the time on my forehead since I didn't have any acne issues there (was worried it was too thick for other places) and it always worked so well!

Shani Darden Retinol Reform 

This is best for anti-aging. This is in my cart after hearing so many rave reviews about it online. Retinol is one of the only proven skincare ingredients to combat signs of aging!

The Ordinary Hyaluronic Acid 

This is best for dry skin. Any hyaluronic acid will do but this is the BEST serum to give your skin more hydration and it plays so well with others in any skincare routine. 

Drunk Elephant Bronzing Drops 

This is best for people who want an all-in-one. I have so many friends who love and swear by this product. It's the perfect way to get a serum and a bronzer together to cut down on extra time getting ready.


Lips

20% off Sephora Holiday Savings Event
1. NARS Velvet Matte Lipstick Pencil Duo 2. YSL Mini Lipstick Set 3. Charlotte Tilbury Lip Liner 4. Tatcha The Kissu Lip Mask 5. FENTY BEAUTY Gloss Bomb

NARS Velvet Matte Lipstick Pencil Duo 

I got these in a press package last year and always have one floating around in my purse. They are just great basic colors that go with a ton of skin tones and makeup looks. Super easy to use and reapply and there's never any issue with stickiness which I like. 

YSL Mini Lipstick Set 

This is just a great little set to try out YSL lipsticks without breaking the bank. YSL has some really great lipstick formulas that are hydrating yet super pigmented. It's not often you'll actually go through a whole regular sized lipstick in time so I always love to purchase minis when I can.

Charlotte Tilbury Lip Liner 

I swear this liner goes with EVERYTHING. No matter the look (unless it's red) I am wearing this as a liner. I find for me it's the perfect nude to match my lips!

Tatcha The Kissu Lip Mask 

This is a SUPER hydrating and jelly-like lip mask to use when getting ready or to sleep in overnight. I used to love taking this to travel (no longer) but it still serves me well on my bedside table. 

FENTY BEAUTY Gloss Bomb 

Fenty as a whole is an AMAZING beauty brand but I have to say that these glosses may be my favorite thing from their collection. I don't know how they do it, but they can really make any lipstick moment into something 100 times better. I believe there is a set at Sephora as well so you can try out other colors but my go-to colors are Fenty Glow and Fu$$y


Under $25

20% off Sephora Holiday Savings Event

1. NARS Radiant Creamy Concealer Mini 2. Sephora Rose Quartz Gua Sha 3. FENTY BEAUTY Setting Powder 4. Charlotte Tilbury Mini Setting Spray 5. Anastasia Beverly Hills Brow Set

NARS Radiant Creamy Concealer Mini 

I loveeee to purchase minis of makeup when I can because I swear I can never actually finish a product before it expires. And this concealer is one of my most frequented repurchases. It's super natural and provides full coverage.

Sephora Rose Quartz Gua Sha 

Want to step up your skincare routine and get real ~fancy~ with it, look no further than the Gua Sha. I haven't gotten into it much yet, but I have friends who swear by it. For this price, I'm thinking why not?

FENTY BEAUTY Setting Powder 

The lavender color in this powder is MY FAVORITE for full-coverage looks. I used it on my wedding day and just about any time I'm taking photos. This stuff is g-o-o-d. 

Charlotte Tilbury Mini Setting Spray 

This is new and a purchase I'm going to make from the sale today! I've been seeing it all over TikTok claiming that this is the setting spray to fight makeup transfer on your masks. Testing out a mini product will help me decide if I want to go for the full size!

Anastasia Beverly Hills Brow Set 

A tried and true classic and a great little duo set.


Holiday Gift Sets

holiday beauty gift sets

1. Charlotte Tilbury Pillow Talk Lip Set  2. Tartelette Eyeshadow Wardrobe Set 3. FENTY BEAUTY Gloss Bomb Set 4. Olaplex Bond Repair Trial Kit 5. Benefit Cosmetics BYOB Holiday Set

Charlotte Tilbury Pillow Talk Lip Set 

I love getting sets like this where I get some of my favorite items and a few extras all for the same price as one. This is a great set for anyone looking to dip their toe into the cult classic Pillow Talk without spending a ton of money on each item.

Tartelette Eyeshadow Wardrobe Set 

I didn't include many eyeshadow pallets on here because I mainly just use my bronzer but this is a really great set from Tarte for anyone looking into pallets! The colors are super classic and universal. 

FENTY BEAUTY Gloss Bomb Set 

Ah! I knew I had this on the list somewhere. My comments above still stand. I purchased this set last year and use them often. They are a bit sticky and thick but wear better over time and look so good.

Olaplex Bond Repair Trial Kit 

This is a great set for anyone looking to get into and try Olaplex. I have only heard amazing things about it. 

Benefit Cosmetics BYOB Holiday Set 

If you're looking for a good value gift set, look no further. All of these products are fan favorites -- ones where you cannot go wrong.  


Foundation

20% off Sephora Holiday Savings Event

1. IT Cosmetics CC Cream 2. Ilia Super Serum Foundation 3. FENTY BEAUTY Matte Foundation 4. Armani Silk Glow Foundation 5. Laura Mercier Tinted Moisturizer

IT Cosmetics CC Cream 

For easy and natural with good coverage. This was one of my MUST haves for years. It's a great mid-weight, mid-coverage foundation that blends in well with your skin.

Ilia Super Serum Foundation 

For clean beauty. I have yet to try this but it's another item I am purchasing today. I am intrigued by this combination of foundation with really good skincare ingredients in it.

FENTY BEAUTY Matte Foundation 

For full coverage. I love Fenty not only for their formula but for their shade options because there is something for EVERYONE in this line. I love this matte foundation for winter months when I'm not going for the super glowy/bronzed look. 

Armani Silk Glow Foundation 

For your skin but better. I've never had a foundation look SO much like my skin more than this one. I swear it blends in so naturally and flawlessly that it looks like my skin but with a really nice filter on it.

Laura Mercier Tinted Moisturizer 

For a SPF + natural look. This foundation is the perfect foundation for those new or not interested in makeup. It SO easy to apply -- I apply it like a regular moisturizer and just like that you're done. It gives a really nice natural coverage as well and has the added benefit of SPF!


Dry Shampoo

best dry shampoo

1. Moroccanoil Dry Shampoo 2. Alterna Caviar Dry Shampoo 3. Living Proof Dry Shampoo 4. Klorane Dry Shampoo 5. Drybar Detox Dry Shampoo

Moroccanoil Dry Shampoo 

This is the best dry shampoo for darker hair, as it's formulated to not leave such a white cast. One of my very favorites but it runs out soooo fast. 

Alterna Caviar Dry Shampoo 

I love this option for a non-aerosol spray. It has a really finely milled texture to the powder and does a great job combating oil without leaving any kind of texture to your hair. 

Living Proof Dry Shampoo 

You'll spray this once and have perfume for the rest of your day lol. This is great for a hair refresh and to bring back any volume or texture. 

Klorane Dry Shampoo 

This is my personal favorite dry shampoo, one I think truly works the best. But it can be expensive and doesn't last as long as others :/

Drybar Detox Dry Shampoo 

I have a love/hate relationship with this dry shampoo. It works really well but can leave a white cast. It also is SO fragrant it can make me sick sometimes. But for how little you need, it really lasts for a long time and therefore worth the money and agony (almost). 


Under Eye Cream

under eye cream

1. Fresh Black Tea Eye Cream 2. Olehenriksen Banana Bright Eye Cream 3. Kiehl's Creamy Eye Treatment 4. GinZing Refreshing Eye Cream 5. La Mer The Eye Concentrate

Fresh Black Tea Eye Cream 

To hydrate and awaken. This is a great one-size-fits-all under eye cream that just about anyone can use without issue. It's really calming and soothing while also doing a good job of hydrating. 

Olehenriksen Banana Bright Eye Cream 

To brighten. This has little highlighting particles in the formula to help combat dark under eyes and it does a really good job with the help of Vitamin C to help the skin have a brighter and more vibrant texture 24/7. 

Kiehl's Creamy Eye Treatment 

To hydrate. This is the best undereye cream for anyone struggling with dryness or patches. One of my go-to's in the winter when I need some extra love.

GinZing Refreshing Eye Cream 

To depuff and brighten. One of my favorites for morning time, this under eye cream has a wonderful cooling effect when applied that helps awaken and depuff your under eyes. 

La Mer The Eye Concentrate 

To hydrate and fight wrinkles. The most expensive of the bunch but one of the more effective ones. Is it worth the price? Probably not, but when I used this consistently and to the end of the bottle, I saw some major results. 


Acne Products

20% off Sephora Holiday Savings Event
1. IT Cosmetics Bye Bye Breakout Concealer  2. Dermapore Pore Extractor 3. Murad Clarifying Body Spray 4. The Ordinary Niacinamide  5. Peace Out Acne Healing Dots

IT Cosmetics Bye Bye Breakout Concealer 

I try not to wear too much makeup if I'm breaking out, but if you need to spot conceal and you want to also help get rid of the spot from the inside out, this concealer is a great option. IT cosmetics does such a great job of focusing on skincare and beauty in the product. 

Dermapore Pore Extractor 

I actually bought this from the spring Sephora sale and OMG IT IS SO GOOD. It gets out all of my clogged pores and it truly is a miracle worker for my black- and whiteheads. This post goes more in-depth and shows some amazing before and afters if you want to see the difference this makes!

Murad Clarifying Body Spray 

On the random side but if you deal with back or body acne, this spray is one of my oldest purchases. I think it was recommended to me by someone at CO Bigalow (!!) for when I was cheering and dealing with a lot of back breakouts. I still use it to this day and is so great for getting hard to reach areas like your back. It has a 360-degree spray bottle!

The Ordinary Niacinamide 

IF THIS IS IN STOCK, YOU MUST BUY. One of the best things for my skin and breakouts (or just irritated areas) is my niacinamide. This stuff sells out so fast and is truly hard to come by nowadays but is soooo worth it. A true lifesaver for acne-prone skin. 

Peace Out Acne Healing Dots 

These little dots are great to wear overnight on acne breakouts as they extract oils and pus from your pimples. Great for those who like to pick AND I've found also great to wear under a mask to help fight maskne as it's happening ;)


WHEW that was actually a lot but I hope so helpful for you guys. As you can see I am very passionate about skincare and makeup and I truly hope that you can find something new from my recommendations. 


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