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Nordstrom Anniversary Sale 2023 Preview

July 10, 2023

Nordstrom anniversary Sale 2023 NSALE

The NORDSTROM ANNIVERSARY SALE 2023 is almost here starting on Tuesday July 11th with first access for Icon Nordy Club Members. They’ve already launched the preview online so everyone can browse and save favorites to a wishlist.

Here are the dates and info for the NSALE. I am at the Ambassador Level so I’ll be shopping on the 12th.

  • Icons early access July 11 – 16
  • Ambassadors early access July 12 – 16
  • Influencers early access July 13 – 16
  • Open to Everyone July 17 – August 6

I went through the entire catalog and saved a bunch of favorites I want to check out. I’ve shopped the sale every year for as long as I can remember. I always look forward to their Beauty Exclusives for new launches and special edition sets or colors. I have to say this year I have mixed feelings about the beauty offerings. They seem to have more value sets and discounts on bundles rather than truly new or innovative colors.

I have a feeling that many of these will be on sale during the holiday season so I don’t think there is any rush to go-buy-now unless you already have them on your wishlist anyways. Whether you’re shopping in store or online, PLEASE check out the Gift With Purchase Page before you shop. In store associates don’t always know about the gift offerings and I often miss out and don’t realize that until I get home. Make a list or screen shot the gifts on your phone to show the sale associate helping you. Nordstrom updates the GWP page regularly – right now there isn’t much listed but they always add tons of special offers once the sale starts.


Nordstrom Anniversary Sale 2023 Beauty Exclusives NSALE

I will 100% be getting the MAC At First Lipglass Duo ($28)  and the YSL Lash Clash Mascara Set ($38). The Tom Ford Beauty Day Classics Set ($90) has one of my favorite quads if you haven’t checked it out, it’s a great deal! Trish McEvoy has some pretty impressive beauty offerings if you’re into a full look in an organizer.

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BEAUTY EXCLUSIVES: Skincare, Haircare, Fragrance

Nordstrom Anniversary Sale 2023 Beauty Exclusives NSALE

There are some really good fragrance sampler sets from Byredo, Creed, Maison Francis Kurkdjian and Jo Malone – all of which I think are great for those who want to try scents out at their leisure vs splurging on a huge bottle. I have my eye on the Byredo Eau de Parfum Trio (it will be interesting to see how small they are in real life, they’re 8 ml each).

You can always rely on Nordstrom to have good deals on hair tools and mirrors. If you’ve had your eye on any it’s a great time to save on a simplehuman Sensor Mirror, T3 AireBrush Duo, riki loves riki Mirror, ghd Flat Iron and more.

If you’ve had your eye on Vacation Inc Sunscreen, I think this SUNSCREEN Duo is a must.

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Barefoot Dreams is on sale and I will be buying a few. The ones we currently own have seen better days, especially since Ollie loves them a lot. It’s the perfect time for me to buy some fresh new ones.

Tons of designer accessories are on sale this year. To be honest the designer sunglasses on sale aren’t always the best quality like the regular offerings, but I have been really happy with previous year’s Celine.

Shop the Sale Accessories and Sunglasses




Nordstrom Anniversary Sale 2023 Womens Tops

Lots of cute tops and sweaters for fall! It’s too hot to think about cozy wear but there are cute options to shop for the upcoming season. It has been a long time since I’ve worn a leather jacket. I never have the occasion to wear one but this nude one from L’Agence is just SO beautiful.

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Nordstrom Anniversary Sale 2023 Active Wear

There are always lots of great deals on active wear. I’m a pretty loyal fan to Lululemon or Vuori for workout tops and shorts, but I also really like Zella and Free People. My favorite New Balance sneakers are on sale too with lots of styles available including the 574 and 327 in different colors.

Shop the Active Wear



Are you shopping the Nordstrom Sale this year? What’s on your wishlist! I’ll be posting a haul as soon as I can after the 12th!

As always I’m hosting a giveaway as my way of thanking you for following me! I’ll be giving away 1 eGift Card to Nordstrom (US site only). It’s open internationally but know that the gift card will be for the US site. 1 winner will be selected on Friday. To enter complete ALL THE STEPS in the widget below. Partial entries will be disqualified.

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Hauls Sales Sephora

What I Hauled from the Sephora Sale

April 24, 2023

Sephora Sale Haul | The Beauty Lookbook

It’s the last day of the Sephora spring sale and here’s a quick look at what I hauled plus some first impressions of what I tried. I went a little overboard with the event – there are so many things I’ve had on my list to try so I picked up quite a few things. I have not had a chance to try everything yet but for those of you who wanted the full rundown here are all the details.

New Things I Hauled

Sephora Sale Haul Haus Labs

Haus Labs has been on my list to try and I think it’s a beautifully designed line with well thought out products. Packaging is sleek and unique. Unfortunately I can’t call this a must-have line to try, the products seem to be very good in quality and ingredients, but the formulas just don’t all hit home.

Haus Labs Le Monster Lip Crayon Rose Matte + Peach Matte are pretty twist up matte lip pencils. The colors I picked are a little too cool in undertone for my skin tone so they make me washed out. I think the formula is great and shade range is pretty good. I just ended up with colors that didn’t work so well for me.

Haus Labs Triclone Skin Tech Medium Coverage Foundation is something I am still trying to make work for me. I picked shade 230 Light Medium Cool (matched in store). Pros: I like the finish and coverage. Cons: The formula settles into my fine lines and also separates in any creases I have (like around the nose or wrinkles I have on my face). I have been able to get it to work when I add a serum + moisturizer + primer, but it’s a little high maintenance and there is a lot of transfer anytime I touch my face to anything.

Haus Labs Powder Sculpt Bronzer Shade 5 and Shade 6. Now these are a thumbs up for me! Formula is not groundbreaking or super unique, but what I love about them is they are satin in finish: not too matte, not too shimmery, just somewhere in between. I have a slight preference for Shade 6 right now but both look pretty good on my skintone right now.

Haus Labs Color Fuse Blush Pomelo Peach + Dragon Fruit Glaze swatch so beautifully on the hand but perhaps I’m just not the right shade skintone-wise for these. On my face they look muddy and unflattering. What I see in the pan definitely does not translate to what goes on my face.

New Base Products

Sephora Sale Haul Foundations

Merit The Minimalist Perfecting Complexion Stick in Sand and Camel are nice for the minimalist. To me they’re more like a concealer stick you can use to on spots you need coverage. Solid performers but if you already own a concealer or foundation stick you love, I don’t think these are must-haves.

Kosas Dream Beam Mineral Sunscreen SPF 40 – have not tried yet, a little scared to since I react to a lot of sunscreens but will keep you posted!

Saie Slip Tint Dewy Tinted Moisturizer in Shade 4 and 4.5, these have already been in my favorites roundup but wanted to highlight them again. Thumbs up for this formula!

Summer Fridays Sheer Skin Tint in Shade 4 and 5 – love these for a really lightweight fluid formula that isn’t too dewy or sheer. Has nice natural coverage and a pretty glow. I’m in between shades so I’m mixing them.

Givenchy Prisme Libre Skin-Caring Concealer in N250 – another one I’ve already put in a favorites roundup, but had to share again. If you’re looking for a new concealer to try that is creamy, easy to blend and has great coverage – this is the one to check out! You can see it IN ACTION HERE.

Bronzers + Contour

Sephora Sale Haul Tower 28, Makeup By Mario and Freck

Makeup by Mario SoftSculpt Tranforming Skin Perfector – still testing but it has so many rave reviews from people I follow and trust, I have high hopes.

Tower 28 Sculptino in Broad and Tower 28 Bronzino in Sun Coast – have not tried but I picked up a couple lighter shades in formulas I already own and love to try.

Freck Face Hack Precision Sculpting Cream Bronzer in Medium Tan – I partnered with Freck to share a tutorial on how to use these. They’re mini but mighty! Formula is one of the best cream bronzers I’ve tried.


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Beauty Tools I Hauled

Sephora Haul Beauty Tools Beautyblender, Merit Brush Saie Brush

Will quickly say I like all of the tools I hauled from Sephora and would recommend them to anyone!

Beautyblender Besties Bronze Set
Merit No 1 Tapered Blending Brush
Saie Fluffy Setting Powder Brush as I really love the Base Brush + Bronzer Brush
Isle of Paradise Blending Brush

Lip Haul

Sephora Lip Haul Huda Beauty, NARS, Rare Beauty

Still need to try these out, but I already know I love the NARS formula!

NARS Afterglow Sensual Shine in Dolce Vita, Devotion + On Edge
Rare Beauty Lip Souffle Matte Cream in Kindness
Huda Beauty Liquid Matte Lipstick in Wifey

Favorites I Restocked

Restock Haul Picks Charlotte Tilbury, Urban Decay and Shiseido

Charlotte Tilbury Legendary Brow
Charlotte Tilbury Hollywood Contour Wand
Charlotte Tilbury Airbrush Flawless Setting Spray and Pressed Powder
Urban Decay Setting Spray with Vitamin C Mini
Shiseido Clear Sunscreen Stick

That wraps up my Sephora sale haul! I have several videos of products in action on Reels and my Shop.LTK Page if you want to check them out for more details! A few new perfumes from Armani and Clean Reserve for those who love sweet scents, more details on the best sunscreens from Shiseido and some skincare + haircare loves!

Sephora Haul Armani, Clean, Kerastase and Drunk Elephant

Best Sunscreens from Shiseido

Did you haul anything good from the sale? Let me know what your must-have finds are! Thank you to everyone who followed along on my beauty hauls and tutorials over the past week! I really appreciate the love and support! More giveaways to follow soon as my way of saying thank you!


Sales Sephora

Best Foundations, Concealers + Setting Products at Sephora

April 12, 2023

Best Foundations, Primers, Concealers + Primers to Shop During the Sephora Sale

The Sephora Savings Event starts soon with first access for Rouge Members! I’ve rounded up my favorites by category and today’s roundup highlights my Top 5 for Base Products including primers, foundations, concealers, setting products and more. Sale info, use code SAVENOW at checkout. Code is multi-use in store or online. Some exclusions apply.

  • 4/14-4/17: Rouge Early Access: 20% off
  • 4/18-4/24: VIB Preferred Access: 15% off
  • 4/18-4/24: All Tiers: 10% off
  • 30% off Sephora Collection for everyone


Best Primers Tatcha and Bobbi Brown

I’m not really a primer kind of person but these are the best ones I’ve tried. I usually prefer a moisturizer that will also double as a good base layer.


Patrick Ta Major Skin Creme Foundation and Finishing Powder Duo

There are so many great foundation formulas with a wide range of coverage. I’ve split the foundations into sheer, medium and full:

Best Sheer-Medium Finish

Medium Coverage

Full Coverage


YSL Touche Eclat Radiant Touch Concealer

NARS Radiant Creamy Concealer Ginger

For concealers, I like one that is creamy, brightens and doesn’t crease. I’ll only use a full coverage concealer to spot treat.


Charlotte Tilbury Airbrush Flawless Finish Powder

I’m usually a pressed powder kind of person and use the Charlotte Tilbury or NARS the most. Also found a new holy grail powder find in the loose powder category:


Hourglass Makeup Brushes

For brushes I own a wide range of tools from a number of different brands. The brushes I use the most are from Hourglass. I splurged on their Face and Eye Travel Brush Set during the last sale and love it. If you’re only looking to add a few tools I swear by the Vanish Foundation and Vanish Concealer Brushes. The Bobbi Brown Full Coverage Face Brush is another favorite. The beautyblender is also one I use all the time, no other sponge compares.

For powder I reach for Chanel and Laura Mercier the most – both of which aren’t available at Sephora, but I really like the Rare Beauty Always an Optimist Powder Brush and the Charlotte Tilbury Retractable Air Brush.

If you’re my skin twin I have a roundup of all the Foundation and Concealer shades I have worn in this FOUNDATION AND CONCEALER REFERENCE Guide.

Sale info, use code SAVENOW at checkout. Code is multi-use in store or online. Some exclusions apply.

  • 4/14-4/17: Rouge Early Access: 20% off
  • 4/18-4/24: VIB Preferred Access: 15% off
  • 4/18-4/24: All Tiers: 10% off
  • 30% off Sephora Collection for everyone

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Best Cyber Monday Sales & Deals To Check Out

November 28, 2022

APL Shearling Slides and Alo 7/8 Leggings in Chestnut | The Beauty Lookbook

Cyber Monday is here! Rounding up the sales I’ve found today. Let me know if I’ve missed any amazing deals you’ve found too!

Big Retailers

Anthropologie – Save an extra 50% off sale items

Bloomingdale’s – Take up to 25% off your order (spend more save more) on items labeled CYBER, take 15% off beauty when you spend $100 or more

Neiman Marcus – Earn a $50 to $1,250 gift card with code GC4YOU (includes beauty and fragrance)

Net-A-Porter – Extra 15% off sale

Nordstrom – Save up to 60% off

Revolve – Extra 20% off final sale items with code CYBER20

Saks Fifth Avenue – $50 off every $200 with code CYBER22SF, plus 15% off beauty

Shopbop – 25% off storewide with code HOLIDAY

Beauty Sales and Deals

Bobbi Brown – 30% off sitewide

Briogeo – 30% off sitewide + free Scalp Revival Exfoliating Shampoo with a $100 purchase

Byredo – Free 70g candle with purchases $200+

Charlotte Tilbury – Save 20% off orders over $80 with code MAGIC1, Save 25% off orders over $120 with code MAGIC2, Save 30% off orders $250+ with code MAGIC3

Creed Boutique – Free 5ml travel atomizer with purchase $400+

Diptyque – Mini Santal and Baies candles + gold ornaments with purchase of $150+ using code CYBER22

Drybar – Save up to 40% off

Fresh Beauty – Up to 30% off everything

ghd – Up to 30% off everything! Platinum+ Styler is 25% off, Max Styler is 25% off, also love the Unplugged Cordless Flat Iron for travel which is 25% off

Jack Black – $20 off $100 | $50 off $200 | $100 off $300 | Use code CYBER

Jo Malone – Cyber Monday build your gift with purchase event

Kiehl’s – 50% off best sellers and 30% off site wide

Molton Brown – 25% off everything

Oribe – 20% off Gold Lust line, no code needed

Sephora – Up to 50% off select items

Sisley-Paris USA – 20% off sitewide

SkinStore – 30% off favorite beauty gifts with code JOY

T3 – 25% off sitewide

Tarte – 40% off everything plus free shipping with code CYBER

Tatcha – 25% off sitewide with code CYBER22 and 2-piece mystery gift with orders $100+

U Beauty – 20% off sitewide with code SIREN + free Index Set with purchases $300+

Ulta Beauty – Over 400 deals with 50% off

Victoria Beckham Beauty – 20% off sitewide

Best Cyber Monday Deals

Fashion, Fitness + Athleisure

Abercrombie – 30% off everything plus an extra 15% off select styles

Alo Yoga – Up to 70% off sale and 30% off sitewide

APL – Buy 2 pairs get the 3rd pair free with code 3FOR2

Banana Republic – 40% off full priced purchase

Calpak – Up to 75% off

Eberjey – 25% off sitewide with code Joy25

Equipment – 40% off sitewide with code THANKS40

Everlane – 40% off all cashmere plus up to 50% off seasonal favorites

Express – 50% off everything

Free People – Take an additional 40% off sale styles

J.Crew – 50% off and an extra 10% off with code CYBER

Jenni Kayne – 25% off everything

Lululemon – Cyber Monday sales on select items

Madewell – 60% off select items and 50% off everything else

Manduka – 20% off sitewide

Rails – 30% off with code BFCM2022

Reformation – 25% off everything

Splendid –50% off outerwear and 40% off sitewide with code CYBER22

Theory – Up to 40% off sitewide

Varley – 30% off select styles

Vince – 30% off sitewide with code SAYHOLIDAY

Happy Shopping!


Best Black Friday 2022 Sales To Shop Early

November 23, 2022

Best Black Friday Sales and Deals

Black Friday deals are here early! Rounding up the best 2022 sales to shop now. Some will start over the next few days but here are the ones to put on your radar. Let me know what you’re shopping this year!

Big Retailer Sales

Anthropologie – 30% off clothes, gifts and home, extra 40% off sale items

Bloomingdale’s – 25% off items labeled “take 25% off,” now through 11/27, Loyallists receive a $25 reward for every $100 spent, over 200 beauty items marked on sale

Intermix – 48 hour sale, select items marked up to 75% off

Neiman Marcus – Up to 75% off select items here, up to $500 off regular price orders ($50 off $200, $100 off $400 and $250 off $1,000 with code THANKFUL inlcuding beauty and fragrance)

Net-A-Porter – Up to 50% off select items

Nordstrom – Black Friday Deals all on their Black Friday Sale page, over 1,000 items marked down in their Beauty & Fragrance Sale too

QVC – Black Friday sale prices marked down on over 1,000 items now through 11/28

Saks Fifth Avenue – Spend $150 and earn a $75 gift card with code BFGCSF plus 15% off beauty (ends Friday)

Shopbop – 25% off storewide with code HOLIDAY, ends 11/28

Beauty Sales and Deals

Biossance – 30% off sitewide plus receive a 10-piece gift set with orders $75 or more, use code GIVE30

Bluemercury – 20% off $250, 15% off $175 and 10% off $100 with code GIFT

Bobbi Brown – 20% off and receive a 5-piece set when you spend $75+

Briogeo – 30% off sitewide

Byredo – Free 70g candle with purchases $200+

Charlotte Tilbury – Save up to 30% off – 20% off orders $80 with code MAGIC1, 25% off orders $120 with code MAGIC2, 30% off orders over $250 with code MAGIC3

Christophe Robin – 40% off best sellers

Currentbody – Up to 60% off

Diptyque – Complimentary gift with $150 purchase (mini Baies candle, mini Santa, 3 ornaments) use code CYBER, they’ve also brought back their limited-edition Citrouille Candle

Drybar – Save up to 30% off sitewide

Elemis – 30% off sitewide and a 7-piece GWP with purchases $150+

Farmacy Beauty – 30% off sitewide with code SAVE30

Fresh Beauty – Up to 30% off + free shipping

ghd Hair – Save up to 30% off sitewide

Jack Black – Black Friday sales and deals on bundles

Jo Malone – Black Friday 4-piece gift with any $100 order (pick your own gift)

Kiehl’s – 50% off select bestsellers plus 25% off sitewide, receive a 6-piece skincare gift bag when you spend $125+

Kosas – 25% off sitewide for Black Friday

La Mer – Black Friday bonus with an 8-piece custom gift with $150 purchase (bonus gifts available)

Molton Brown – 25% off everything

MAC Cosmetics – 40% off foundations (MAC Lovers get 50% off), Free Lip Duo with any $80 purchase

Oribe – 20% off Gold Lust line now through 11/28

Pat McGrath Labs – Black Friday Fantasy sales, 30% off $50+, 35% off $150 and 40% off $250

Phlur – 20% off full size 50 ml Fragrances with code THANKS20

Revive Skincare – Black Friday Event 25% off $100 with code RVBF25, $100 off $300 with code RVBF100 and $350 off $1,000 with code RVBF350

Sephora – Up to 50% top brands

Sisley-Paris – Black Friday Rose sale now through 11/26

Skinceuticals – Build your 4-piece kit with any $185 purchase plus step up gifts

SkinStore – 25% off select best selling items from Elemis, Chantecaille and more with code JOY

Summer Fridays – 20% off with code CYBER

Supergoop! – 20% off all SPF with code CYBER22 (exclusions apply)

T3 – 25% off sitewide with bonus savings on select items, ends 11/27

Tarte – 30% off with code CYBERSZN

Tatcha – 25% off sitewide and a 2-piece mystery gift with $100 orders or 4-piece gift with $200+ orders, use code CYBER22

Too Faced – 30% off sitewide + extra 10% off order with code EXTRA104U, plus added gift with purchases

U Beauty – 20% off sitewide with code SIREN and get a free Index Set with your purchase of $300 or more now through 11/28

Ulta Beauty – Black Friday deals all week long, up to 50% off

Victoria Beckham Beauty – 20% off

Fashion, Fitness + Athleisure

Abercrombie – 30% off everything

Alo Yoga – Black Friday 30% off sitewide and up to 70% off sale

APL – 25% off APL Slides with code SLIDE25

Banana Republic – 40% off full priced items

Calpak – 20% off everything

Dagne Dover – 25% off everything

Eberjey – 40% off sale styles and 25% off sitewide with code JOY25

Equipment – 40% off sitewide with code THANKS40

Everlane – Up to 50% off

Express – 50% off everything

J.Crew – 50% off your purchase with code SHOPEARLY

Jenni Kayne – 25% off sitewide through 11/28

Madewell – 40% off with code OHJOY

Manduka – 20% off sitewide

Rails – 30% off with code BFCM2022

Reformation – 25% off everything until Monday

Splendid – 40% off sitewide with code BF22

Therabody – Save up to $150 off Theragun and more

Tory Burch – 30% off select styles and up to 50% off sale

Varley – 30% off select styles

Vince – 30% off almost everything


Dana Rebecca – $50 off your cart

Mejuri – 20% off everything with min spend of $150 (my Bold Huggie Hoop, Bold Small Hoops and Pave Huggie Hoop earrings are from Mejuri)

Monica Vinader – 30% off everything and up to 50% off diamonds

Ring Concierge – 25% off fine jewelry through 11/28 with code EARLYBF25

In case you’re curious here are some things I’ve shopped on sale so far from Jenni Kayne, APL, Tarte!



What’s on your radar?

Sales Sephora

Best Makeup Picks to Shop at Sephora

October 27, 2022

Best Makeup Sephora Sale

The Sephora Holiday Savings Event is almost here with first access for Rouge Beauty Insiders on Friday! If you’re shopping online use promo code SAVINGS:

  • Rouge Members save 20% off 10/28 to 11/7
  • VIB Members save 15% off 11/1 to 11/7
  • Insiders save 10% off purchases 11/3 to 11/7

I have my Best in Beauty makeup roundup today sharing my top 5 in each category. I’ll also link reviews + swatches to previous reviews.



Patrick Ta Major Skin Creme Foundation and Finishing Powder Duo Light Medium 2



Natural Tints



NARS Radiant Creamy Concealer Ginger


Powders/Setting Products



Gucci Beauty Luminous Matte Beauty Blush

Blush/Cheek Palettes


Charlotte Tilbury Beauty Light Wand Swatches | The Beauty Look Book





Patrick Ta Major Dimension II Rose Eyeshadow Palette

Best Eyeshadow Palettes

Best Eyeshadow Singles





Maracuja Juicy Lip Plump


Huda Beauty Lip Contour 2.0 Automatic Lip Pencils

Lip Pencils

Tom Ford Gloss Luxe Moisturizing Lip Glosses


Tinted Lip Balms



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Nordstrom Sales

Nordstrom Anniversary Sale Beauty Haul

July 11, 2022

Nordstrom Anniversary Sale Beauty Exclusives 2022

Today I have a roundup of what I checked out from the Nordstrom Anniversary Sale Beauty Exclusives! I was happy to find some good deals and sales, but like most of you, was a little disappointed that the newness was limited. I was hoping for some new pretty palettes, new colors, innovative formulas but most of the makeup items were repeats of existing items packaged into sets.

That being said I do think there are still some great deals to be found. If you’ve had your eye on a simplehuman mirror, ghd flat iron, or T3 hair dryer it’s a great time to save. Or if you’re new to luxury beauty and wanted to try some popular colors like the Charlotte Tilbury Pillow Talk or Westman Atelier there are some nice bundles!

Nordstrom Anniversary Sale Beauty Exclusives 2022

Charlotte Tilbury

Nordstrom Anniversary Sale Beauty Exclusives 2022 Charlotte Tilbury

Charlotte Tilbury launched a number of Pillow Talk sets. The Pillow Talk lipstick is one of my favorite go-to lip colors. The Pillow Talk Lip Kit ($59, value is $92) has full sizes of the Matte Revolution Lipstick, Hyaluronic Happikiss Lipstick and Lip Cheat Lip Pencil. It’s a pretty good deal and makes for a nice gift!

Charlotte Tilbury Pillow Talk Swatches

Hyaluronic Happikiss in Pillow Talk + the Eye Pencil Duo and Cheek Products

Charlotte Tilbury Hyaluronic Happikiss Lipstick in Pillow Talk

Matte Revolution in Pillow Talk

Charlotte Tilbury Matte Revolution in Pillow Talk

The Pillow Talk Cheeks Set ($54, retail value is $80) has a full-size Pillow Talk Beauty Light Wand and Cheek to Chic Blush. Both are beautiful everyday staples you can wear year round.

I also picked up the Pillow Talk Eye Shadow Pencil Duo ($35, retail is $58). I love the Colour Chameleon pencils and really love the colors in this kit. The Pillow Talk shade is a gorgeous shimmery pink and the deeper color is a nice plum. Lasting power is really good once these set (recommend blending quickly).

Hourglass & Westman Atelier

Hourglass Ambient Lighting Essentials Palette

Hourglass and Westman Atelier both have repeats in their palettes and sets this year. The Hourglass Ambient Lighting Essentials Palette ($68) has Dim Light, Diffused Heat and Luminous Bronze Light. All three colors are easy to wear for an effortless polished look. I already own all three shades individually and in other palettes but bought this as a gift.

Westman Atelier’s Weekend Set

Westman Atelier’s Weekend Set ($138) has three colors in a bundle. I already own all the colors so I didn’t buy it again, but did swatch it below for those of you who haven’t tried them yet.

Hourglass and Westman Atelier swatches

There is also a Squeaky Clean Liquid Lip Balm Duo ($57) which Popsicle (bright red) and Nana (nude pink). I really love this formula!

Westman Atelier Squeaky Clean Liquid Lip Balm Duo

Westman Atelier Squeaky Clean Liquid Lip Balm Popsicle

Westman Atelier Squeaky Clean Liquid Lip Balm Nana

MAC Sets

I almost always pick up at least one of the MAC Lip sets. I swatched the two Essential Lipwear Sets and Mini Lipglass Trio for you.

The Essential Lip Wear Set in Pink has some really nice options for fall. It has the Soar Lip Pencil, Nowstalgia Lipglass and Cozy Kisses Lipstick.

MAC Lip Set in Pink

The Essential Lip Wear Set in Neutral has Boldly Bare Lip Pencil, Bare Blanket Amplified Lipstick and Glass Half Full Lipglass (full sizes). The lipstick + gloss colors in the neutral kit pull more warm/orange on me than neutral.

MAC Nordstrom Lip Set Neutral

MAC Lip Swatches

The Lipglass Mini Trio has Hygee Honey (cream beige nude), Cozy Rosy (cool pink) and The Pleasure is Mine (neutral pink).

MAC Mini Lipglass Trio


MAC NSALE swatches

Bobbi Brown

I picked up one set from Bobbi Brown. The Dual Ended Long Wear Cream Shadow Stick Duo ($34) is nice, especially for travel! The colors in this set looked perfect for fall although all the colors are repeats. Colors are easy to layer and are also pretty much budge-proof once they set.

NSALE Bobbi Brown Dual Ended Long Wear Cream Shadow Stick Duo

Dual Ended Long Wear Cream Shadow Stick Duo

Fragrances & Skincare

Le Labo Discovery Set

There are tons of fragrance sets and jumbo sizes available too. I picked up the Le Labo Discovery Set since I love having minis in my purse with me on-the-go. Tom Ford has their Soleil Shimmer Body Oil Duo ($75) in the Soleil Blanc and Soleil Neige scents. I love these for a glow and shimmer. The scents are really beautiful too. I already own both of them so didn’t purchase the set again.

Tom Ford Mini Shimmer Body Oils

Le Labo has jumbo sizes of their Hinoki Shower Gel and Hand Soap. Both Andrew and I love these so I bought another one of each. For skincare I picked up the La Mer Luminous Renewal Set ($95) for travel minis.

NSALE Le Labo and La Mer

Hair Tools & Hair Care

Oribe Dry Texturizing Spray and Gold Lust Dry Shampoo

For me Hair Care and Tools have the best deals for the sale. Oribe has repeats of previous year sets with the Gold Lust Set ($90, I restocked on this) and the Dry Texture + Dry Shampoo Set ($65).

ghd has their Platinum+ Styler* on sale for $187 and this is the best flat iron I’ve tried (full review soon). They also have their Soft Curl 1.25 inch curling iron on sale as well for $133.

ghd Platinum+ Styler

T3 has their Airluxe Hair Dryer* on sale for $133.99 (regular price $199.99) and SinglePass 1.25 Inch Ceramic Curling Iron* on sale for $113.90 (full price $169.99). The Hair Dryer is a really nice one and has multiple heat and fan settings.

NSALE T3 Airluxe Hair Dryer


Nordstrom Beauty Spring Launches Cle de Peau, Jo Malone, Tom Ford

I’ve received a number of questions about the simplehuman Sensor Mirror and Riki Loves Riki Lighted Mirror. I own both and use both. I use the Riki mirror almost everyday since I like to be able to see my whole face when I do my makeup. The simplehuman mirror is better for detail because it’s magnified. They’re both great. I’ve owned both for over 5 years and they’ve held up really well.

That wraps up my look at the Nordstrom Beauty Exclusives! Even though there are a lot of repeats I think there are still some great finds.

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