Sephora Sale + My Beauty Favorites

Bows & Sequins Makeup Bag in Caneel Bay: Cuyana Monogram Travel Cosmetic Bag, Nars Blush, Benefit Mascara, Bare Minerals Complexion Rescue, Laura Mercier, and more

There are just a few more days left in Sephora’s big sale so I wanted to make sure it was on your radar! It’s that time of year where you’re probably thinking about transitioning your skincare routine, updating your beauty looks for the holidays, etc. So it’s the perfect time to save a few bucks at one of our favorite stores! (IDK about you, but I always go into Sephora for one thing and leave with at least three. And if I make it to the checkout with only what I need, you can bet that I’ll pick up something mini in the checkout lane. It get’s me every single time! There used to be a store two blocks from my first office in NYC and truly, a hefty chunk of my paycheck went there each month.)

Depending on your Beauty Insider level, you can save $15, $20, or $25 off your purchase of $75 or more. Just use code 2018HOORAY at checkout! Plus, if you want to redeem any of your points, there are a ton of good 100-point items right now.

I love this sale because you don’t have to go overboard… Just re-stock an item or two that you need and save $15-$25. Easy peasy and you’re only spending about 50 bucks!

Here are a few things I need…

A new jar of my favorite Kiehl’s Avocado Eye Cream! I’ve been using this for YEARS, and it’s always one that I love to rotate in when the air gets colder and more dry. I wrote a blog post three years ago about why I love this eye cream in the winter… Read it here!

I’ve been using the same Bare Minerals foundation for the last …four? years (jfc I feel old), but I guess I tend to be in the “if it’s not broke, don’t fix it” camp. I grabbed a tube right before I left for South America, and I’ll be needing a re-fill in a few weeks. I wear shade Natural 5. (Click here to read a blog post I wrote about it many moons ago!)

However, I now apply it using a Beauty Blender instead of the brush I mention in that post! I’m not sure how often you’re supposed to replace your BB, but I’m probably due for a replacement. 😳

I’ll also need another Olaplex treatment shortly after getting home! You can read about it on the blog in this post.

I ran out of this Caudalie oil and this radiance serum. I started using the Caudalie oil back when it had a different name back in ~2014 and I’ve bought countless bottles over the years! It lasts forever (~6 months), but I’ve been using it for about five years. I absolutely love the Radiance Serum, too, and I’ve probably had 3-4 bottles of it in the last few years. I don’t use it every day, but sometimes in the morning when I need a little extra glow! (It’s great for the winter!)

I’ve never wished to take a bath more than I have these last few months… You know how much I love my baths!! I haven’t taken a bath since July, which is honestly the longest I’ve gone in my *entire* life. We’ve only had apartments with showers and I’ve honestly considered getting a hotel with a bathtub for a night. Anywhoooo, luxurious bath products are my *favorite* and I’d love to stock up on some of my go-to’s… Herbivore Coconut Bath SoakL’Occitane Almond Shower Oil, and Herbivore Jasmine Oil for after bathing.

If you need to pick up any stocking stuffers, here are my recommendations…

This Pat McGrath Lipstick Kit for $25. (The packaging is gift-worthy in and of itself!)

This Drunk Elephant Nighttime Duo for $28… Such a great way to try one of their serums and highly-rated night oil!

This Daytime Drunk Elephant Duo for $23… Same thing, but their best AM products to test out!

Or you could grab this whole Drunk Elephant Littles Set for $90!

AERIN’s Garden Rose Rollerball for $28 — Great for girls on the go!

Briogeo’s Repair Mask for $9 — I love this one! Anyone with dry or damaged hair from coloring will love this, trust.

My favorite holiday scent comes in a cute little ornament for $16!

This Herbivore mini set for $36 is a MUST! I don’t know a single chica that wouldn’t love receiving this.

OMG this Caudalie Mini Mask set is a steal for $18! You can read why I love two of these masks in this blog post.

*This post is NOT sponsored, just spreading the savings, y’all.

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  1. 12.9.18
    Rena said:

    Thanks a lot, especially as I never shopped there so far!
    xx from Bavaria/Germany, Rena

  2. 12.28.18
    Gina said:

    Hi! I would love to know where the gorgeous green monogram makeup bag is from? Thanks.