The Essential Black Friday and Cyber Monday Guide

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A Clarisonic cleansing system for less than $100; an entire website with prices slashed by 40%; one-of-a-kind gift sets that save hundreds—Black Friday and Cyber Monday beauty deals that won’t empty your wallet. Let’s explore the deals.


KATE SOMERVILLE: With discount code HOLIDAY2013, save 30% from Black Friday to Cyber Monday (ExfoliKate is a MUST).
MYCHELLE: Save 50% with discount code CYBER13 on Cyber Monday only (I’m a fan of the brand’s Perfect C Serum 17% and the Incredible Pumpkin Peel).
BAREMINERALS: At Ulta and Sephora stores, stuff your shopping bags with three kits for $10. The money-saving makeup packs include a combination of mascara, lip gloss, eyeshadow or primer.
SEPHORA: Special $10 deals from BareMinerals, Josie Maran, Philosophy, Kate Somerville, Boscia, Living Proof, and Bliss to name a few. Click here for more details.
ULTA: Deals from Philosophy, Benefit, The Body Shop, Stila, Smashbox, and so much more. Details here.
CLARISONIC: Snag the tool that revolutionized cleansing at its lowest price ever–$99—available now while supplies last.


BIRCHBOX: First time purchases on Birchbox’s newly-launched mobile app are discounted at 20%. For online buyers, spend at least $35 and use discount code CYBER35, CYBER50, CYBER75, or CYBER100 to receive up to 200 extra Birchbox points (see Birchbox for full details).
JOHN MASTERS ORGANICS: With discount code HOLIDAY13, take 25% off site wide.


AHAVA: Shop the entire site at a 40% discount (deal is good from November 27 to December 2).
ALBA BOTANICA: Buy two of the same product and receive one free with the code ALBATHANKYOU at checkout.
AVALON ORGANICS: With the discount code AVALONTHANKS, get 20% off your entire cart (I’m a huge fan of their Vitamin C Renewal Toner).
H2O+: Save $25 with a purchase of $100 or more.
MIYU: From Black Friday to Cyber Monday, save 25% on all products from the adorable tea and beauty site with discount code BFCMMIYU25.
OLE HENRIKSEN: The brand’s beloved Truth to Go Wipes and African Red Foaming Cleanser is on sale for $10 in a cute miniature kit.
PETER THOMAS ROTH: Save 20% site wide on Black Friday only.
PHILOSOPHY: For $10, snag the limited-edition holiday scents of the 3-in-1 Shampoo, Shower Gel, and Bubble Bath (originally $17) at Ulta.
SEBAMED: The solution for eczema and dry skin sufferers is 20% off this weekend (no minimum purchase amount necessary).
STRIVECTIN: Spend $89 or more and receive a four-piece gift with purchase that includes samples of StriVectin’s beloved anti-aging products and a cosmetics bag (use discount code TREATX4).
WELEDA: Save 25% off all products with discount code MONDAY (Cyber Monday only).
YES TO: On Black Friday, shop the entire site at 40% off regular prices.


BENEFIT: For $18, buy a set of three lipsticks (in Ulta stores only).
GIORGIO ARMANI: Save 20% on all purchases over $75 through December 5 and enjoy free shipping.
LANCÔME: From December 1-6, shop the Lancôme site at 20% off original prices.
SKINDINAVIA: Save 20% and receive free shipping and a sample of No Glow Oil Control Spray with any SKINDINAVIA makeup-setting spray purchase (from Black Friday to Cyber Monday).
SMASHBOX: With discount code HOLIDAY25, save 25% with a $50 purchase (ends December 2).
URBAN DECAY: Nab a limited-edition travel set that includes a setting spray, mascara, shadow primer, and pencils for $35 (originally $72).
YSL: Save 20% off of Touche Éclat and the like through Cyber Monday with a $75 purchase.


ALTERNA: Using the Sephora site, snag Alterna’s 3 Steps to Flawless Hair Kit (includes shampoo, conditioner, and CC cream) for $10 (a savings of $16).
DRYBAR: $10 less than its original $50 pricetag, buy a “Joy to the Hair” gift certificate, which includes a blowout and scalp massage.
MISS JESSIE’S: Save 40% site wide.
OUIDAD: Save 20% off site wide with code discount FFCURL20 or spend at least $60 for 25% off with code FFCURL25 (sale through December 4).


BUTTER LONDON: From Black Friday to Cyber Monday, take 20% off site wide (excluding “Last Call” items, which will be marked down an additional 50%). Use discount code CYBER13.
OPI: Cheers to the Holidays, the four-piece polish set will be $7.50 (a $12.95 value) on Black Friday at Ulta.


GO SMILE: Purchase the Smile Whitening Light System for $69 (priced normally at $129).

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