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Best Black Friday Sales To Shop This Year

November 25, 2021

Best Black Friday Sales to Shop 2021

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Happy Thanksgiving to you! Grateful for so many things even though this year has been a challenge. Particularly grateful to each and every one of you who continue to read my blog, follow me on social, send me the sweetest messages and thankful for your support. I still pinch myself every now and then. Some days I cannot believe that I am able to do what I love (this blog). Happy to be able to connect with beauty junkies like myself around the world.

I’ve rounded up what I feel are the Best Black Friday Sales to shop this year. I went through my full list and edited it down to the sales I think are worth exploring. Since Black Friday and Cyber Week sales launched early I’ve already completed a big chunk of my holiday shopping. I have a few more people on my gift list this year that I still need to shop for though!

Here are the best sales by category!


Anthropologie – 30% off, discounts marked down at checkout

Bloomingdale’s – Take 25% off items labeled TAKE 25% off, ends 11/28, plus loyallists get a $25 reward for every $100 you spend

Neiman Marcus – Up to 75% off Regular Price + Sale Items, Up to $500 Off with code THANKFUL (includes beauty and fragrances)

  • $50 off $200
  • $100 off $400
  • $250 off $1,000
  • $500 off $2,000

Nordstrom – Up to 50% off Black Friday Deals now through 11/2, Beauty Sales here, select colors of Barefoot Dreams also on sale!

QVC – Black Friday Sale Offerings + Sale on select items

Revolve – Up to 50% off new markdowns

Saks Fifth Avenue – Earn a $75 Gift Card With Only a $150 Purchase, use code BLKFRISF, ends Friday, plus 15% off beauty!

Shopbop – Up to 50% off, take 15 to 30% off storewide with code HOLIDAY



Bobbi Brown – 30% off any order plus create a 5-piece gift set with your purchase of $75+

Briogeo – 25% off sitewide with code HOLIDAY

By Terry – Up to 50% off sitewide

ChanelLes Beiges Swipe and Glow Set ($77)

Chantecaille – 25% off with early access code CYBER

Charlotte Tilbury – 40% off makeup + skincare superstars (sale ends 3:59 AM EST 11/30) and step up gift with purchases including full size products:

  • Spend $125 to unlock a Luxury Palette in Walk of No Shame
  • Spend $175 to unlock a Luxury Palette in Walk of No Shame + an Hot Lips 2 in Glowing Jen
  • Spend $225 to unlock a Luxury Palette in Walk of No Shame, an Hot Lips 2 in Glowing Jen + Cheek to Chic in Pillow Talk

Christophe Robin

  • 11/25 40% off masks
  • 11/26 40% off best sellers
  • 11/27 40$ off Regenerating Line

Diptyque – Black Friday Baies Candle launching for a limited time starting FRIDAY

Farmacy Beauty – 30% off sidewide with code FRIYAY30

Fresh Beauty – 25% off sitewide

Ghd – Up to 30% off sitewide + free heat protect spray with code GHDXBF

Kerastase – 20% off with code THXFF21

Kiehl’s – 25% off sidewide plus 50% off select best sellers

Kosas – shop more, save more: 30% off orders $75+, 25% off orders $50+, 20% off orders $25+

La Mer – Black Friday 7-piece Gift with purchase with any $150 purchase

Omorovicza – 20% off plus an exclusive gift when you spend $300

Pat McGrath Labs – Black Friday Fantasy Sale Monday, 11/15 @ 11am ET – Saturday, 11/27 @ 11:59pm ET

  • 25% Off $50+ USD
  • 30% Off $150+ USD
  • 35% Off $250+ USD

Riki Loves Riki – 27% off sitewide


  • 11/22 through 11/28 Daily deals 25% off a different brand each day
  • 11/25 get 25% off Peter Thomas Roth
  • 11/22 – 11/29 Get 20% off Sephora Favorites Hello!

Sisley-Paris USA – Now until 11/27 best-selling skincare up to 45% off plus exclusive gift with purchases (tiered)

SkinStore – Up to 50% off + extra 10% off with code EXTRA

T3 – 25% off sitewide

Tarte – 30% off sitewide + 50% off holiday steals with code CYBERSZN

Tatcha – 20% off sitewide with code CYBER21, plus gift with purchase options

Ulta Beauty – Shop Black Friday Deals

Victoria Beckham Beauty – 20% off sitewide

Violet Grey – 20% off the Industry’s Beauty Edit selections



Alo Yoga – 20% off sitewide and up to 70% off off sale

Lululemon – Black Friday Sale items

Manduka – Save up to 50% off sale items

Theragun – Up to $200 off Theragun devices



Equipment – Enjoy 40% OFF sitewide with code: THANKS2021 at checkout! (Valid 11/24 – 11/29)

Express – 40 to 50% off everything online

Everlane – Over 60 styles up to 40% off through Monday

Free People – 15% off FP Movement

H&M – 30% off sitewide, prices as marked

Jenni Kayne – 25% off everything

J.Crew – 40% off your purchase with code SHOPEARLY

Madewell – 30% off Black Friday Picks with code OHJOY

Reformation – 25% off everything until Monday

Simplehuman – Up to 30% off

Sugarfina – Black Friday mark downs

Splendid – 50% off sleepwear and 50% off everything else with code BF21

Truffle – 25% off select styles through 11/29

Vince – Spend $250, enjoy 20% off, spend $500 enjoy 25% off, spend $750 enjoy 30% off



Sales I’ve shopped so far include the Alo Yoga sale (bought the Foxy Sherpa Jacket in the Ivory color), Victoria Beckham Beauty (ordered the new Chiffon Lid Luster Shade + Cream Blushes I’ve been eyeing), Chantecaille (to stock up on some staples like the Blur Powder), Sugarfina Sale!

What’s on your shopping list this year? Any sales you shopped that I didn’t list?


Best Black Friday Sales 2020

November 26, 2020

Best Black Friday Beauty Sales 2020 | The Beauty Lookbook

Happy Thanksgiving! I hope you have a wonderful start to the holiday season. Black Friday and Cyber Week deals have already started! I’m rounding up all the Best Black Friday Sales and Deals I have on my radar. Many are already live right now and a few will be starting on Friday (dates noted below). Check back later this week because I’ll be able to share more info on some special launches this Friday!

Beauty Sales and Deals

111Skin – Black Friday savings

  • Spend $200 and receive 20% off
  • Spend $300 and receive 25% off
  • Spend $550 and receive 30% off

AmorePacific – 30% off best sellers, starts 11/25 – 11/30

Anastasia Beverly Hills – 30% off brow, palettes, blush + bronzers, up to 50% off lips, now through 11/29

Becca Cosmetics – 25% off sitewide + gift with purchases at $75+ and $100+ no code needed, runs through 11/27

Bergdorf Goodman – Rewarding Beauty Event, save up to 25% off beauty purchases with code BEAUTY at checkout, running now through 12/6 instore, ends 12/3 online

  • $35 off purchases $250
  • $100 off purchases $500
  • $250 off purchases $1,000
  • $625 off purchases $2,500+

Bite Beauty – 35% off sitewide, starts 11/25-11/30


  • Take $25 off every $125 you spend on items labeled TAKE $25 OFF, for beauty take $25 off every $200 you spend in almost all beauty, now through 11/28
  • Thanksgiving and Black Friday Beauty – save 15% on select items from MAC, Clinique, Bobbi Brown, Trish McEvoy and more, ends 11/27

Bobbi Brown – 30% off sitewide, plus pick a beauty gift set with orders $65+ no code needed

Briogeo – 20% off sitewide with code HOLIDAY

By Terry – 20% off sitewide with code TWINKLE20 (valid until 12/2), up to 70% off select lines for Black Friday

Chanel – special Black Friday launch Rouge Coco Shine in Coco Club 136 (review soon!)

Chantecaille – 25% off with code CYBER25

Charlotte Tilbury – Save 30% off select kits and receive a free Bella Sofia Palette with orders over $125, discount runs now through 11/30, GWP runs through 11/28 or while stock lasts

Cle de Peau Beaute

  • Cyber Week Bonus gift with purchase set with orders $250 or more (pouch with samples of The Serum, La Creme, Clarifying Cleansing Foam and Vitality Enhancing Eye Mask Supreme)
  • Black Friday Sale 20% off $200+ orders, 50% off last call items, free 2-day shipping + samples, valid 11/27-11/29

Clinique – 30% off any order with code JOY30 and free 6-piece kit with orders $65+

Colourpop – 30% off sitewide, no code necessary

CoverFX – 30% off with code BESTSALE

Decorte – 20% off site with code BLACKFRIDAY20, valid 11/23 – 12/1

Dermstore – Save up to 30% off participating brands and products with code SHARETHELOVE, runs through 11/30

Diptyque – special 2020 Black Friday Baies candle available for sale from 11/27 – 11/30 while supplies last (there will be a gift with purchase as well)

EM Cosmetics – 20% off sitewide with code BLACKFRIDAY starts on Friday 11/27 (excludes Faded Clementine Lip Cushion and Palette)

Fenty Beauty – 30% off Fenty Beauty products, no code needed, ends 11/30

First Aid Beauty – Black Friday Gifts, purchase any select FAB Favs and receive a free gift with each purchase

Giorgio Armani Beauty

  • Offer from 11/19 – 11/24 buy two, receive third product free with code HOLIDAYTRIO (third item must be equal or lesser value than other two), receive a 5-piece beauty set with orders $100+
  • From 11/27 – 11/30 enjoy 30% off sitewide, Armani will donate your 30% saved to support UNICEF Acqua for Life, with code DONATE30

Glamglow – 30% off sitewide, no code needed

Kate Somerville – 25% off with code BFCM25

Kerastase – 11/23 – 11/26 free travel size Dry Shampoo with orders $100+ using code GFTG20 at checkout, from 11/26 – 11/27 20% off and free Kerastase Tote Bag with code THXFF20

Kiehl’s – 25% off all purchases, plus get a 2-piece gift on orders $125+, use code CYBER at checkout, valid 11/24 – 11/30

Kosas – holiday sitewide sale, 20% off $25+ orders, 25% off $50+ orders, 30% off $75 orders

La Mer – Black Friday Customizable 4-Piece Gift and 3 Spa Accessories With $150+ purchases, while supplies last through 11/28

L’Occitane USA – Black Friday exclusive value sets and gift with purchases

Lancome – 25% off sitewide 11/26 – 12/1

Laura Mercier – 25% off sitewide, 30% off order $150+, offer ends 11/30

MAC Cosmetics – 30% off sitewide + 40% off skincare, exclusions apply valid through 12/1

Marc Jacobs Beauty – 30% off full priced items runs 11/25-29

Molton Brown – 25% off sitewide valid 11/26 – 11/30

NARS – 20% off sitewide, 30% off $150+ with code HOLIDAY, runs through 12/2 (exclusions apply)

Neiman Marcus – $50 off $200+ regular priced purchase with code THANKFUL, includes beauty! runs through 11/27

NordstromCyber Deals up to 50% off now through December 1, Beauty and Fragrance Sale Markdowns here

Olive and June – 25% off sitewide through with code MAGIC25, valid through 11/30

Ouai – Black Friday Savings:

  • Save $15 when you spend $75
  • Save $25 when you spend $100
  • Save $45 when you spend $150

Pat McGrath Labs – 25% off purchases under $150, save 30% off purchases $150+, runs through 12/4

REN Skincare – 25% off with code CLEAN25, enjoy a free full-size Glycol Lactic Radiance Renewal Mask when you spend over $85

Riki Loves Riki – 25% off sitewide through 12/6

Saks – Earn an $75 gift card on purchases $150+ with code BFGC20SF at checkout, 15% of select beauty items, valid Thurs 11/26

Sephora – Up to 50% off select beauty items plus free shipping

Sisley-Paris USA – Up to 45% off Black Rose Friday Sets plus gift with purchases and step ups on orders by spend

Smashbox – 25% off everything, Smashcash Members receive 30% off, no code needed, runs through 11/26

Soko Glam – 30% off skincare with code BRIGHT30 at checkout, runs through 11/30 exclusions apply

Sol de Janeiro – 20% off sol favs on orders $50 or more, automatically applied at checkout

T3 – 25% off sitewide with code HOLIDAY25, ends 11/29

Tarte – 30% off with code CYBER, valid through 11/29

Tatcha – 20% off sitewide, excludes gift sets, runs 11/26-11/29

Too Faced – 30% off sitewide

Ulta Beauty – Black Friday deals all week long

Urban Decay – 25% off with code UDFRIENDS25, excludes sale items

Fashion, Home, Accessories

7 For All Mankind – 40% off sitewide with code FAM40

Alo Yoga – Up to 70% sitewide, no code needed

Anthropologie – 30% off everything (discount reflected in cart)

Banana Republic – 50% off everything through 11/28, no code needed

Coach – 50% off select best sellers

Equipment – 30% off with code THANKS

J.Crew – 50% off with code EARLY, runs through 11/26

Jenni Kayne – 20% off with code THANKFUL, now through Monday (excludes furniture)

Joie – 30% off sitewide with code THANKS

Kendra Scott – 30% off, select items Fine Jewelry and Sterling Silver Collections 25% off, now through 11/30

Lulu and Georgia – 25% off purchases with code THANKFUL, valid through 11/29

Madewell – Up to 50% off with code VERYMERRY, runs through 11/26

Nespresso – Black Friday Bundles and savings here

Our Place – Black Friday sale Always Pan $95 with code SUEPRSALE

Paige – 30% off with code CYBER30 (select styles excluded)

Parachute Home – 20% off sitewide, while supplies last, through 11/30 (I love their pillows!)

Rag and Bone – 25% off best of fall and holiday, prices as marked

Rails – Black Friday Sale 30% off with code BFCM30

Ray-Ban – Up to 50% off select styles

Saks – Earn an $75 gift card on purchases $150+ with code BFGC20SF at checkout, 15% of select beauty items, valid Thurs 11/26

Shopbop – 20% off your order of $200+ with code SHOP20

Simplehuman – 20% to 25% off select Black Friday essentials

Splendid – 40% off everything, no exclusions, use code GIFTED

The Daily Edited – 20% off storewide, now through Sunday

Theory – Buy more, save more event, 20% off $300, 30% off $500 and 40% off $750

Tory Burch – Up to 60% off markdowns and 30% off full-priced styles of $250+ using code THANKS, runs 11/23 – 11/30

Truffle – 25% off with code GIFTLOVE, runs through 11/27

Vince – 30% off sitewide with code NOVEMBER30

Hope you find some great deals! I’ve already shopped from Anastasia Beverly Hills, La Mer and The Daily Edited. I ordered one of the Our Place Always Pans although it won’t ship until end of next month (but I’m still excited). I have my eye on some things for the home too!


Best Black Friday Beauty Deals + Sales 2019

November 29, 2019

Best Black Friday Beauty Sales 2019

Rounding up all of the best Black Friday Beauty Deals and Sales for 2019 that I could find! Some brands are launching special creations for Black Friday including Chanel and Diptyque.

Beauty Sales and Deals

111Skin – 20% off all holiday gifting and travel kits are $60, ends midnight Sunday Dec 1

AmorePacific – Save up to 50% off select sets while supplies last, receive a 5-piece mini set of iconic Time Response collection with a $200 purchase

Anastasia Beverly Hills – Black Friday sale including 25% off eyeshadow palettes, 40% off lip, 25% off brow and more

Bare Minerals – 25% off everything with code ITSON, valid through 11/30

Beautyblender – Pink Friday beauty deals with special value bundles

Beautylish – Black Friday special deals, value sets, bundles on Bioderma, Farmacy Beauty, Charlotte Tilbury and more with tons of gift with purchase offers, valid through 12/2

Becca Cosmetics – for 2 days up to 50% off bronze, blush and glow

Benefit Cosmetics – 25% off + free shipping with code FRIYAY, valid through 11/30

Bite Beauty – 75% off sitewide, prices as marked, some exclusions apply

Bloomingdale’s – Take 15% off $100, 20% off $250, 25% off $400+ on a large selection of items, look for TAKE UP TO 25% OFF, discount applied in bag, valid 11/28-11/30

Bobbi Brown – 25% off all orders plus free shipping and gift wrap

Briogeo – 20% off sitewide, free samples and free shipping with code HOLIDAY through 12/2

Bumble and Bumble – 25% off when you spend $50 or more + free shipping

Byredo – receive a free 70 g candle with any order above $75 (selection available at checkout, one per order, while stock lasts through 12/2)

By Terry – 50% off selected items & 20% off the Holiday Collection, valid 11/29 – 12/1

Chanel Black Friday 2019

Chanel – special Black Friday limited-edition launch of the Duo de Camelias Illuminating Powder Duo, review + swatches + makeup look reviewed in this post here

Charlotte Tilbury – Black Friday Beauty sale, 30% off select bundles, palettes and sets

Clarins – Buy 1 item receive 15% off, buy 2 items receive 20% off, buy 3 items receive 25% off (FYI the two Kooples Tinted Lip Oils are back in stock in case you’ve been trying to track them down, I just ordered them however there’s a note on their site stating they’re excluded from the promo)

Cle de Peau Beaute – Cyber Week Bonus gift with purchase with 4 minis with order $250 or more

Clinique – 25% off orders with code 25OFF with free shipping

Colourpop – 30% off sitewide including palettes, no code needed, some exclusions apply

CoverFX – 30% off and free shipping with code BESTFRIDAY

Dermstore – Save up to 30% with code DSGIFT through 12/2, exclusions apply

Diptyque – Limited-edition Black Friday launch in their iconic Baies candle with special design and black wax, limited run while supplies last from 11/29 to 12/2, also receive a mini candle duo (35g) and Lucky Charms ornament set on order $150+ with code CHARMS while supplies last

Elemis – 30% off site wide with code CYBER19, excludes Excludes ULTRA SMART Pro-Collagen, Travel Sizes, Select Kits, and Gift Cards

Erborian – 25% off sitewide with code BLACK

Farmacy Beauty – 20% off all orders or 30% off orders $120+ with code CYBER, runs through end of 12/2

First Aid Beauty – 30% Off orders with code HOLIYAY, valid through 12/2, offer excludes all Skincare Kits, Limited Edition Holiday Kits, New Arrivals and Sale Items

Foreo – Black Friday offers up to 35% off select items

  • 15% off Luna 3
  • 25% off LUNA 2, ISSA, ESPADA, IRIS, UFO mini, All UFO Mask Collections and LUNA fofo, LUNA mini 2 (aqua, yellow, black)
  • 35% off UFO (all colors) and LUNA mini 2 (Pearl Pink and Fuchsia)

Fresh Beauty – Take 20% off entire purchase through 12/2, automatically applied at checkout

Giorgio Armani Beauty – Friends and Family event save 20% off, receive complimentary shipping and 2 samples on orders $75, also receive a full size Lip Maestro N200 on orders $125+, use code HOLIDAY20, valid 11/21-26

Glamglow – 30% off sitewide, no code needed, exclusions apply listed on their OFFERS page

Hourglass Cosmetics – Holiday event savings 11/29 through 12/2, no code needed

  • $30 off orders $150+
  • $50 off orders $200+
  • $150 off orders $500+

Kate Somerville – Save 25% off with code 25CYBER

Kerastase – Cyber Savings

  • 20% off $100 orders + free shipping with code HOLFF19, valid 11/28-29
  • 20% off $100 orders + free shipping + tote bag gift with code THXFF19, valid 11/28-29
  • 20% off $100 orders + free shipping with code + 3 Nutritive Deluxe samples, use code BLKFRI19, valid 11/29 – 12/2

Kiehl’s – Give more save more event with code JINGLE, valid through 12/2, excludes gift sets

  • $10 off purchases $50+
  • $20 off purchases $80+
  • $35 off purchases $115+

Kosas – Holiday Savings

  • 20% off any purchase $50+
  • 25% off any purchase $75+
  • 30% off any purchase $100+

L’Occitane USA – Black Friday exclusive sets, savings and gift with promos

La Roche Posay – 25% off and free shipping with code BESTDEAL, valid 11/29 – 11/30

Lancome – 20% off friends and family savings event on all orders

Laneige – 30% off sleeping masks, one day only on Black Friday

Laura Mercier – 25% off, holiday 2019 collection excluded, no code needed, offer ends 12/2

MAC Cosmetics – 25% off for MAC lovers, sign in to redeem offer, no code needed

Marc Jacobs Beauty – Marc Jacobs Beauty Blacquer Friday Event, save 20% off sitewide, plus a free 4-piece gift on $75+ orders, valid 11/28 to 11/30

Molton Brown Advent Calendar 2019

Molton Brown – 25% off everything plus free shipping, valid 11/27 through 12/2, no code required

NARS – 20% off orders or 30% off orders $150+, valid through 12/3, use code MORENARS

Neiman Marcus – $50 off $200 purchases, includes beauty and fragrances with code THANKFUL

Nordstrom – Cyber Sale prices drop starting November 27th

  • details updated on their Black Friday page for Women, Men, Kids, Home and Beauty
  • 80+ beauty gift with purchase offers here

Omorovicza – Save 30% on skincare, receive a 4-piece gift with any purchase $200 or more, no code needed, runs through 12/4 (exclusions apply on their T&C page)

Ouai – Spend $50 get 20% off with code OUAITHANKFUL

Pat McGrath Labs – Cyber savings 25% off orders under $150 and 30% off orders $150+, valid through 12/2, no code needed

Pat McGrath BlitzTrance

Peach and Lily – 30% off site wide with code PEACH2019 all sales final and not eligible for return, exchange or refund, gift cards excluded, runs through 12/3

REN Skincare – 25% off on full size products with code GIVEBACK, excluded value sets, value sizes, Clearcalm Non-Drying Acne Gel, ends 12/1

Riki Loves Riki – 25% off sitewide

Sephora – Sitewide savings, markdowns and promos

Shu Uemura Art of Hair

  • 20% Off $100, plus free shipping with code SHUFF19 valid 11/28-11/29 or
  • 20% Off $100, plus free shipping & Mini Paddle Hair Brush with code THX19 valid 11/28-11/29 or
  • 20% Off $100, plus Black Comb, Travel Size Shampoo ($15 value) & free shipping with code BLKFRI19 valid 11/29-12/2

Sisley-Paris USA – Black Friday Rose Infusion Cream + Full Size Mask Set (45% savings)

Smashbox – 25% off for non-Smashcash members and 30% off for Smashcash members, no code needed runs through end of 12/1

Soko Glam – 30% off site wide with code BLACKFRIDAY19, exclusions apply

Sol de Janeiro –25% off orders when you spend $75 or more

Space NK USA – Buy one get one half off savings, ends 12/2, exclusions apply here

Sulwhasoo – 25% off their best sellers, no code needed, valid through 12/1

Supergoop! – 20% off with code GET20, valid through 12/2

T3 – 25% off sitewide with code FRIDAY19

Tarte – 30% off everything with code FRIDAY30, valid 11/29

Tatcha – Three mystery offers when you play for a chance to win 20% off $100 orders or $15 off $75 orders, unique code will be generated for playing the game, also offering free gifts minis of the Violet-C Mask and Serum with orders over $50, valid 11/28 to 12/1.

Ulta Beauty – Black Friday Beauty Busters sale while supplies last

Violet Grey – bi-annual sale savings (exclusions apply)

  • $15 off $100 purchases
  • $50 off $250 purchases
  • $100 off $500 purchases
  • $250 off $1,000 purchases



Acccessories and Fashion Sales On My Radar

APL – Free travel pack with each pair of shoes purchased and a $20 coupon to use on your next online order, limit 1 coupon per order, some exclusions apply

Banana Republic – 50% off regular priced items, no exclusions, no code needed

Coach – 50% off best sellers

Equipment – Save 30% off sitewide with code THANKS30, valid through 12/2

J.Brand – 30% off sitewide with code BLACKFRI30, ends 12/1

J.Crew – 50% off select full price items and extra 60% off select sale styles with code FRIDAY, valid 11/29 only, qualifying products are marked

Joie – Save 30% off sitewide with code THANKS30

Lululemon – Black Friday sale mark downs (prices as marked)

Madewell – 30% off purchases with code GIFTWELL, valid through 12/1

Rag and Bone – 25% off everything with code TAKE25

Reformation – 30% off everything through 12/2

Paige – Save 30% off with code CYBER30, select styles excluded

Saks Fifth Avenue – Earn a $75 gift card with a $150 purchase with code THANK19SF

Senreve – receive a free bracelet pouch or carte folio or passport holder with purchases $500 or more, ends 11/30

Shopbop – Buy More Save More event, up to 25% off full-price items and up to 75% off sale items, runs through 12/2

  • 15% off orders $200+ with code MORE19
  • 20% off orders $500+ with code MORE19
  • 25% off orders $800+ with code MORE19

Splendid – 40% off everything, no exclusions with code THANKS40, runs through 12/4

Tory Burch – Save 30% off orders $250 or more with code THANKS, exclusions apply, also save up to 60% off 100+ sale styles, valid 11/28 – 12/3

Truffle – 25% off with code MERRY25 (reviews here and here)

Truffle Jetset vs Jumbo

Happy shopping!


Black Friday Beauty Deals – Holiday 2016

November 24, 2016


I hope everyone had a great Thanksgiving! We had warm sunny weather here in Southern California and it almost feels like summer! I’ve rounded up the Black Friday beauty deals for this year, if you have any other good ones you’ve spotted, let me know in the comments!

  • Beautylish – Black Friday Bioderma Beauty Bundles
  • Benefit Cosmetics – spend $50 and get 3 minis, spend $85 and get 6 deluxe minis with code FABFRIDAY, valid thru 11/27
  • Birchbox – Everything. Is. On. Sale. (Including Subscriptions) 10% off for all with code 10FORALL, 15% off for subscribers with code 15FORSUBS, 20% off for Aces (Birchbox VIPs) with code 20FORACES, valid 11/25-11/29
  • Bobbi Brown – pick a free 6-piece holiday gift set with any $50+ purchase, ends 11/26
  • Caudalie – Black Friday gift set with a $50 purchase using code FRIYAY, valid 11/25
  • Chanel Ombre Lamees de Chanel officially launches Cyber Monday but beauty look book readers get early access by clicking here and can receive overnight shipping with code GOLDEN valid through 11/28
  • Charlotte Tilbury -Weekend of Makeup Magic, 4 days, 4 deals
    • Buy one get one free for Nocturnal Cat Eyes, valid through 11/25
    • Buy a Matte Revolution Lipstick in Red Carpet Red and receive a complimentary Lip Clutch valid 11/26
    • Buy a luxury makeup bag and receive minis of Magic Cream, Wonderglow, Goddess Ski Clay Mask, Multi-Miracle Glow and Night Cream, valid 11/27
    • Purchase the 3rd Edition Makeup Bag and receive a mini Magic Cream and mini Wonderglow, valid 11/27
    • Shop a mystery makeup bag filled with skincare and makeup essentials, available 11/28
  • Clarisonic – 20% off all devices, plus a free Deep Pore Brush Head and Beauty Bag with orders of $175 or more, enter code BLACKFRI at checkout, valid 11/25
  • Diptyque – with any $50 purchase, receive a 35g Baies and 35 g L’Ombre Dans L’eau Soap with code GIFT, valid through 11/27
  • Foreo – 25% off everything site wide except Holiday Gift Sets, ends 11/28
  • Giorgio Armani – 20% off all orders with code ARMANI20, receive complimentary shipping with your order of $75 or more, and receive a complimentary Rouge D’Armani Lipstick in Shade 601 with orders of $150 or more, valid through 11/29
  • Glamglow – buy one full sized product get the same one free with code BOGO2016, valid through 11/29
  • Glossier – 20% off sitewide through the weekend
  • Kat Von D Beauty – receive a 5-piece mini set + vegan leather makeup bag when you spend $100 or, ends 11/28
  • Kate Somerville – save 20% off your entire order with code THANKS2016, receive a bonus holiday survival kit with orders $120 or more, ends 11/28
  • Kerastase – 15% off $100+ and free shipping + 3 deluxe samples, use code KERBF16 at checkout, ends 11/27
  • Kiehl’s – pick 4 deluxe samples of your choice plus free shipping with any $25+ order, applicable on gift sets, enter code BFRIDAY at checkout ends 11/27, plus enjoy or Black Friday Doorbuster Gift Set, only $35 ($62 Value), while supplies last
  • L’Occitane – 30% off Black Friday sets with code FRIDAY, valid 11/25
  • Laura Mercier – 25% off purchases $100 or more with code BLACKFRI, ends 11/28
  • MAC Cosmetics – Black Plum Friday Kit for $35 ($64 value), while supplies last
  • Marc Jacobs Beauty – #Blacquer Friday Sets online, ends 11/28
  • Molton Brown – 25% off sitewide + free shipping with code USBF25, ends 11/28
  • NARS – 20% off Give and Take Event – enter your email for exclusive code to use at checkout
  • Neiman Marcus – $50 off your $200+ purchase, includes beauty with code THANKFUL ends 11/26
  • Nordstrom Beauty – Black Friday Beauty Deals and 80+ Gift With Purchase options
  • Omorovicza Cosmetics – 30% off their order. PLUS, all orders over $330 will receive a complimentary Perfecting Lip Balm, worth $45, ends 11/29
  • Sephora – Black Friday Beauty deals and gift sets starting at $10, while supplies last
  • Shu Uemura – 20% off orders $50+ or 25% off orders $99+, use code BF16, ends 11/25
  • Shu Uemura Art of Hair – 15% Off $125 or More, Free Shipping & a Murakami Beauty Bag, use code BFR16 at checkout, ends 11/27
  • Smashbox – 25% off orders $50+ with code HOLIDAY16, ends 11/27
  • Space NK – spend $150 or more and get $25 off, spend $250 or more get $50 off, discount automatically applied to bag, valid through 11/27
  • Tarte – 25% off orders with code FRIYAY, ends 11/25
  • Tatcha – 20% off all orders at with code THANKS2016, includes free shipping through 11/28
  • Ulta Beauty – Black Friday Beauty Busters and value sets
  • YSL Beauty – 20% off any purchase of $75 or more, plus complimentary shipping, additionally, receive a YSL Signature Brush Set gift with purchases $150 or more, enter code PRIVATESALE2016 at checkout through 11/28

Not on sale, but 25 new shades of Tom Ford Lips and Boys have launched early on! I have all new 25 shades swatched and photographed, post and review will go up soon!

A few other steals and deals on my radar in fashion:

  • AG Jeans – 30% off sitewide and in store, use code BF16, ends 11/28
  • All Saints – 30% off sitewide, use code CYBER
  • Ann Taylor – 50% off sitewide and in store, use code CELEBRATE ends 11/25
  • Banana Republic – 50% off 5 regular-priced items sitewide, ends 11/26 online, 11/28 in store
  • Coach – receive 30% off select styles ends 11/27
  • Express – 50% off everything, ends 11/25
  • Frame Denim – 10% off $200, 15% off $350, 20% off $500 and 25% off $750 select styles, ends 11/28
  • Jcrew – 40% off select items with code HOLIDAY, valid through 11/28
  • Joe’s Jeans – 25% off everything with code THANKS25
  • Joie – 25% off your order with code THANKS, ends 11/28
  • Madewell – 25% off your order with code THATSALE
  • Rag and Bone – 25% off everything with code BLACKFRIDAY25, ends 11/26
  • Shopbop – Buy more save more, spend $200+, get 15% off; spend $500+, get 20% off; spend $800+, get 25% off with code GOBIG16, ends 11/28
  • Splendid – 30% off with code TGIF30 at checkout, 50% off sale items

Happy shopping!

P.S. In case you missed recent updates, I did move to a new platform for the blog last Tuesday and I’ve had a few technical difficulties with the site. While most of you are able to see new posts now, a few of you have reported that you’re still experiencing a delay in seeing new posts on the home page and I’m doing everything I can to fix these (to the point of tears). Some browsers have issues while others do not. You can follow me on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram for updates and direct links to new posts. I hope to have these fixed ASAP!


Best of Black Friday Beauty Deals and Launches

November 27, 2015

Black Friday deals have finally arrived! Here’s a roundup of the best beauty deals I’ve found for this year. There are a couple special launches that occur today that aren’t sales mixed in at the bottom. Note all deals and promos are for U.S. sites. If you know of any more let me know in the comments!

  • Bare Minerals – Receive a free collection worth $62 (Bare Tutorials Smoky Eye or Bare Tutorials Eyeliner) with any $75 purchase, valid through end of 11/27
  • Beautylish – Bioderma special bundles for Black Friday here
    • Bioderma Sensibio H2O and Sebium H2O 500 ml include a complimentary 100m
    • Pro Packs 2 x 500ml pump bottles of Sensibio H2O or Sebium H2O include a complimentary 250ml
    • Sebium Pore Refiner includes a complimentary 100ml of Sebium H2O
    • Hydrabio Serum includes a complimentary 100ml of Sensibio H2O
  • Birchbox – 25% off orders $35+ online with code BIGDEAL at checkout, includes subscription services, discount is also applicable in their Soho store
  • Charlotte Tilbury – Purchase the limited-edition Fallen Angel Palette and receive a complimentary Rock N Kohl in Bedroom Black (swatches from last year here
    • Update, this set is also available at Nordstrom
  • Clarisonic – Save 20% on all devices and choose a free brush head, use promo code CYBERWKND (review on Men’s Alphafit and Women’s Aria/Mia 3 here), deal ends 11/27
  • Clinique – 20% off orders $65+ ends 11/29, no code needed
  • Diptyque – holiday gift of a baby Baies candle, baby Ambre candle + deluxe fragrance sample with code GIFT at checkout, valid while supplies last through 12/2 (I tested it and it appears to work on orders over $75)
  • Foreo – 25% off all devices, no code needed, valid 11/27 to 11/30 (I have the Luna Mini and love it, review to follow soon)
  • Giorgio Armani – 20% off any orders of $75 or more, on Black Friday receive a full size Eye Contour Brush on orders of $150 or more, valid 11/27 only with code BLACKFRIDAY at checkout
  • Glossier – 25% off sitewide, no promo codes needed
  • Henri Bendel – 25% off orders $150+, 30% off orders $250+, receive a $50 splurge card with any purchase
  • Kate Somerville – $25 e-gift card with any $100 purchase, use code BLACK  
    • Free Full-Size DermalQuench with any $150 purchase (no code needed)
    • Buy 2 Exfolikate Ornaments, receive the 3rd one free
  • Kiehl’s – Enjoy 4 deluxe samples + free shipping on any order, valid through 11/29
  • Jurlique – Save up to 50% storewide, sale ends 11/29
  • L’Artisan – Save 25% off everything sitewide, use code BLACKFRIDAY25, ends 11/29
  • L’Occitane – Various codes and promos valid on Black Friday, some are discounted purchase with purchase, others are gift with purchases
  • Laura Mercier – $25 off any purchase $100 or more, valid through 11/29
  • MAC Cosmetics – 25% off Holiday Kits, valid through 11/30
  • Marc Jacobs Beauty – #BlacquerFriday value sets while supplies last, review/details here
  • Molton Brown – 25% off everything use code MBEVENTUS at checkout, ends 11/30 11:59 pm PST
  • Moroccanoil – Receive a free hand cream trio with any $100 purchase
  • NARS Cosmetics – Give and Take sale, 20% off with code TAKE20 through 12/2
  • Neiman Marcus – Gift of Beauty Event, receive a clutch with samples with any $100 purchase, individual lines also have gifts going on, this Le Metier de Beaute Contour Kaleidoscope GWP looks amazing! good while supplies last through 11/29; receive $50 off purchases $200 or more your select regular-priced qualifying purchase of $200 or more with promo code THANKFUL (including Beauty and Fragrances), expires 11/28 5:30 PM CT
  • Nordstrom – 80+ beauty gifts with purchase options, while supplies last 
  • Nuxe US – 30% off everything, no code needed
  • Saks Fifth Avenue – Receive a $25 gift card when you spend $100 or more online only with code BEAUTY1 at checkout, valid through 11/27 11:59 pm ET
  • Sephora – Black Friday $10 deals go live on Friday
  • Shiseido – 20% off sitewide with code FF2015, valid through 11/30
  • Shu Uemura USA – Free shipping and 25% of orders $100+ or 20% off orders $50+, use code SHUBF, valid through 11/27 11:59 pm
  • Smashbox Cosmetics – Take 25% off orders $50 or more with code HOLIDAY15 at checkout, valid through 11/30
  • Space NK USA – Receive $25 when you spend $125, to redeem at Space NK between December 1-24th, offer valid through 11/29 11:59 pm PST
  • Tarte – 25% off orders and free shipping on $25+, use code FRIDAY, valid thru 11/27
  • Tatcha – 20% off all orders with code FF2015 at checkout, valid through 12/6 11:59 pm PST
  • Temptu – 25% off site wide with code FALLFF at checkout, valid through 12/2
  • Truffle – 25% off site wide with code GIFTING25 at checkout
  • Ulta Beauty – Black Friday Beauty Busters, assorted value sets and sales
  • Urban Decay – 20% off with code CRUSHED, valid through 11/28
  • YSL Beauty – 20% off $75 or more with complimentary shipping and 2 deluxe samples, spend $150 and receive the YSL Signature Brush Set, valid through 12/6

New beauty launches for Black Friday:

One last mention because I’ve featured this Tory Burch Pouch Duo before and it’s on the pricey side. Right now it’s on sale here (49% off) in three colors while supplies last or until 11/30.

Happy sale shopping! Let me know if you end up hauling anything or if you’re waiting for Cyber Monday. Would love to know what you ended up buying. I have my eye on this Lorac Love, Lust and Lace Eyeshadow Palette (at $12, it’s a steal!). I’m contemplating the Becca Afterglow Palette – but the pans seem tiny – if you have this (or tried it let me know what you think). I just ordered the MAC Patentpolish – so excited for it to arrive.

I’ll have another roundup of Cyber Monday sales and codes so stay tuned.
Marc Jacobs Beauty

Marc Jacobs Beauty #Blacquerfriday Black Friday Deals

November 26, 2015
For Black Friday, Marc Jacobs Beauty has two sets that are one-day exclusives. Both are limited-edition value sets and I highly recommend you put this on your shopping list so you don’t miss out. The first is a three piece brush set called Contour and Glow Brush Collection $105. I already own several of the Marc Jacobs Beauty brushes and they exceeded my expectations. Two foundation brushes that I’ve tested give flawless streak-free foundation coverage.

The brushes priced individually total $151, so the Black Friday set does offer some savings. It includes:
  • The Shape Contour Brush is a flat-tipped super dense brush with a synthetic blend of white and black bristles. It’s incredibly soft and perfect for contouring powders or creams. It also doubles as a foundation brush for a flawless finish.
  • The Blush Angled Blush Brush is an angled brush that is soft, but not quite as soft as the duo-fiber brushes from Marc Jacobs. This is perfectly angled for precise blush application but soft enough to blend color nicely. It picks up color really well and applies blush smoothly.
  • The Bronze Bronzer Brush

    Bronze is the bronzer brush of all bronzer brushes. It’s huge! Super soft and tapered to give a diffused look. I like that it’s dense so it’s not floppy but at the same time it’s plush and will lightly dust bronzer across the face.

The second set has three color items. It’s called the Paint it Blacquer Collection, retails for $50 and includes the following:
  • O!Mega Lash Volumizing Mascara is one of my most favorite mascaras ever. It volumizes, holds the curl and doesn’t smudge or flake. I like that it’s a true black.
  • Magic Marc’er Waterproof Liquid Eyeliner is another cult classic. I’ve gifted several to a few friends who are liquid liner fanatics and it’s passed their test of approval as one they like and are willing to repurchase. It offers a precise stay-put line and dries to a semi-glossy black.
  • Enamored Hi-Shine Nail Lacquer in Blacquer is a new color that’s a pure glossy black cream. I’m a fan of the polishes in general and this one, although super dark, does look rather pretty and edgy on the hands. The polishes offer full coverage with two coats, apply super smooth and last at least 5 days without tip wear.
Swatches of the Marc Jacobs Blacquer, two coats:

In case you’re new to Marc Jacobs beauty, I’ve linked a few other previous features for reference. I’ve been a fan since they launched at Sephora. I have liked everything I’ve tried so far which is huge.

Wine Not Nail Lacquer (swatched here)
Enamored H-Shine Lip Lacquers (all shades reviewed here)
Instamarc Contour Duos (swatched here)

Style Eye Con No. 7 in The Dreamer (swatches here)
(P)Outliner Lip Liners (reviewed here)
Le Marc Lip Cremes (all colors swatched here)

To recap:

The Contour and Glow Trio retails for $105
Paint it Blacquer retails for $50

You can find both #Blacquerfriday sets exclusively
online at Marc Jacobs Beauty starting tomorrow. The brush trio is a bit
of a splurge but I think it’s worth it as the brushes are very good in
quality and made extremely well.

Do you have any Marc Jacobs Beauty favorites? 
Many thanks to Marc Jacobs Beauty for sending me an early preview of the Black Friday Sets.

Black Friday Deals, Sales and Promos + Cyber Monday Sneak Peek

November 28, 2014
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Here’s a roundup of Black Friday deals, sales and codes. If you know of more, please share in the comments!
  • Barneys New York – save up to 40% off select styles
  • Beautylish – gift card event, receive a $20 gift card for every $100 you spend, ends 12/1 at 9 pm, PST
  • Bloomingdales
    • Big Bag Sale, save up to 50% off online through 11/29
    •  Tale $25 off almost every $200 spent (see info and restrictions)
  • Bobbi Brown Cosmetics – pick 5 samples and free shipping with any $30+ order, 3 days only
  • – new Limited-Edition Rêve de Orient Eyeshadow Quad launches on Monday (P.S. also online now at Nordstrom)
  • Diptyque – complimentary 35g Myrrhe + Feu de Bois candles with any online purchase, use code FRIDAY14, valid through 12/2 or while supplies last
  • Giorgio Armani – receive 20% off orders of $75+ with complimentary shipping, spend over $150 and also get 5 Deluxe Samples, use code FAMILY14, valid through 12/7
  • Kate Sommerville – 25% off Friends and Family Discount on entire order, use code FRIENDS2014, valid through 12/1
  • L’Occitane has several offers
    • Black Friday Travel Set $15 with $45 Purchase, use code TRAVEL, valid 11/28 to 12/1 while supplies last
    • Black Friday Pampering Treat $15 with $45 Purchase, use code NOURISH, valid 11/28 to 12/1 while supplies last
    • Limited-edition Black Friday “Everything You Need” Collection, free with $225 Purchase, use code BLACK (limited quantities), valid 11/28 to 12/1 while supplies last
    • Buy 2 Get 1 Free on Select Items, use code B2G1, valid 11/27 to 12/7
    • Free Candle with any $120 Purchase, use code LIGHT, valid 11/29 to 12/31
    • Free Jumbo Shower Gel with any $130 Purchase, use code BSBV at checkout, valid 11/29 to 12/31
  • Lancome – purchase any mascara or holiday mascara gift set and receive a free eyelash curler and a deluxe Cils Booster XL sample, plus free standard shipping on any order $35 or more, use code BLACKFRIDAY at checkout
  • Laura Mercier receive 25% off any $100 purchase, holiday sets excluded, discount will be automatically applied at checkout
  • Macy’s – 
    • take an extra 15% off select holiday sale items
    • Black Friday beauty deals, gifts and GWPs here
  • Marc Jacobs Beauty – Marc Jacobs Beauty #BLACQUERFRIDAY Sets, exclusively available online for a limited time only:
    • In the Rouge has Enamored Hi-Shine Lacquer – Rita (shown above), Lust for Lacquer – Lust for Life, Lovemarc Lip Gel – Neo-Noir
    • In the Nude has Enamored Hi-Shine Lacquer – Funny Girl,  Lust for Lacquer – Sweet Escape,  Lovemarc Lip Gel – Severine (reviewed)
    • In the Glitz has Enamored Hi-Shine Lacquer – Showgirl, Lust for Lacquer – Magic (review), Lovemarc Lip Gel – Saboteur
  • Molton Brown USA – 25% off every order, use code MBEVENT2, ends Monday
  • NARS Cosmetics – Give and Take 20% off, use code TAKE20, valid 11/28 to 12/2
  • Nordstrom – Black Friday Deals in Women’s, Women’s Clothing, Shoes, Men’s, Juniors’, Kits’, Handbag and Accessories and more
    • Beauty Deals here
    • Beauty Gift With Purchase offers here
  • Saks Fifth Avenue – up to 60% off select styles online, valid until 11/29 at 12:01 am EST
  • Sephora – $10 Beauty Deals all weekend starting on Black Friday and continuing
    through January 1, online & in-stores, limited-time specials, while supplies last
  • Shopbop – 15% off orders of $250+, 20% off orders of $500+, 25% off orders of $1000 or more, use code GOBIG14 at checkout, ends 12/1 11:59 PST
  • Shu Uemura USA – 20% off orders $50+ with free shipping, use code SHUJOY, ends 12/1
  • Space NK USA – Receive a $25 giftcard with a $100 purchase, valid through 11/30, automatically added at checkout
  • Tatcha – 20% off Friends and Family Sale, use code FF2014, valid from 11/28 to 12/8
  • Truffle – 25% off your entire order, use code HOLIDAY25, valid 11/27 to 12/1
  • YSL Beauty – 20% off orders $75+, free shipping, spend $125+ and get 5 additional free samples, use code YSLGIFT, valid until 12/7