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    Sephora's Holiday Savings Event Is Here For Your Beauty And Gift-Giving Needs

    *Everything* is on sale, and you can score 10% off for Insiders, 15% for VIB, and 20% for Rouge.

    We hope you love the products we recommend! All of them were independently selected by our editors. Just so you know, BuzzFeed collects a share of sales and/or other compensation from the links on this page. Oh, and FYI — prices are accurate and items in stock as of time of publication.

    I'll get right to it: Sephora's Beauty Insider ~Holiday Savings Event~ is blessing us makeup- and skincare-loving humans once more with 10-20% off EVERYTHING!!! It's the second of their two sales this year, so it's your last chance to save before 2020 is over.

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    And of course it's the perfect time to stock up on your favorite items *and* get gifts for the beauty lovers in your life. So PAY ATTENTION, here are the dates & deets:

    The info for the sale

    The deals run from now until 11/9, and here's how it works:

    VIB Rouge members get 20% off from 10/30–11/9.

    VIB members get 15% off from 11/3–11/9.

    Beauty Insider members (that means anyone with an account!) get 10% off from 11/5-11/5.

    And this year everyone uses the same promo code — HOLIDAYFUN. If you don't have an account, you can still sign up right now! It is FREE to sign up!

    So if the WHOLE SITE BEING ON SALE is simply too much to process, we've rounded up some of our holy-grail, totally-worth-it products and gifts you can score at an *amazing price*. HERE WE GO:

    Psst: prices below are calculated with the full 20% off!

    1. Sephora Give Me More Lipstick Set is the perfect go-to gift for anyone who already *loves* lipstick or wants to find their perfect shade/formula — or just a great treat-yourself present.

    The lipstick set with gift box

    It's valued at a whopping $124! It's got three full size lipsticks, five deluxe-size mini lipsticks in different shades and finishes, including:

    —Fenty Stunna Lip Paint Longwear Fluid Lip Color in Unbutton (full size)

    —Patrick Ta Silky Lip Crème in She‘s Independent (full size)

    —Ilia Tinted Lip in Arabian Knights (full size)

    —Too Faced Melted Matte in Sell Out (deluxe size)

    —Nars Lipstick in Tolede (deluxe size)

    —Make Up For Ever Rouge Artist in 402 (deluxe size)

    —KVD Vegan Makeup Everlasting Liquid Lip in Outlaw (deluxe size)

    —Yves Saint Laurent Rouge Pur Courture in Red 01 (deluxe size)

    Price: $36 (originally $45; valued at $124)

    Promising review: "This lipstick set is seriously such a great deal! The 3 full-size lipsticks is already worth more than the box itself, plus you still get 5 deluxe-size lipsticks. It’s a perfect opportunity to try out different brands and formulas if you love reds and nude lippies! " —Foreigngal

    2. Peace Out Pore Treatment Strips absorb dirt, excess oil, sebum, and dead skin from deep within pores, clarifying pores to help reduce their appearance *while* preventing blackheads.

    A before/after showing the difference after using the strips for four hours, with less visible pores after and fewer blackheads

    And unlike Bioré strips, these don't yank out sebaceous filaments — they absorb oil and dissolve blackheads. I've used these during quaran-time, and they're really great!

    Price: $15.20+ (originally $19; for a pack of eight, four pore strips and four nose strips).

    Promising review: "First product I ever used to clean my pores. I never really noticed issues in this area but my friend loved them so much, I decided to use one. I was shocked with how much it pulled overnight. They were easy to wear and worked great with my sensitive skin. Definitely need to get more." —SammyJo11

    3. Briogeo Curl Charisma Chia + Flax Seed Coil Custard hydrates, defines, and softens hair to provide control that's still flexible.

    An unretouched before/after of a model after using the shampoo conditioner, control gel, and custard from this line

    Price: $20.80+ (originally $26)

    Promising review: "I'm extremely impressed! This has become one of my favorites for twist outs, braid outs, and defining my coils. I love how defined it makes my hair. It's super moisturizing and it gives my hair shine. I would for sure recommend this for any coily and curly girl that wants bouncy shiny and healthy hair." —Gloann

    4. Tatcha Silken Pore Perfecting Sunscreen might finally get you to put on sunscreen — and do so every dang day. Want SPF but afraid it's gonna make you break out? 1. Same. 2. This weightless, broad-spectrum SPF 35 formula won't turn greasy, and the Japanese wild rose will actually diminish the appearance of pores.

    The tubes of full size and travel size sunscreen

    **91% of users reported that their skin appeared clearer after four weeks** That's all! And btw, this is my favorite face sunscreen — check out my full review for all the deets.

    Price: $52+ (originally $65)

    Promising review: "This is the best facial sunscreen I’ve ever used! It doesn’t make me break out. It shrinks my pores. It’s not greasy or sticky feeling at all. And after two months of using this every morning, it’s really evened out my skin tone. The only down fall is it’s so expensive but it’s worth the money." —daily06jeep

    5. Dyson Supersonic Hair Dryer is truly splurge-worthy, thanks to its lightweight body, powerful motor to cut your drying time way down, and magnetic attachments (two concentrators and a diffuser) you can pop on and off with ease.


    Price: $319.20+ (originally $399; available in four colors)

    Promising review: "I have baby-fine hair and decided to splurge and buy this little gem for myself to get some volume and smoothness. My old T3 dryer which I had for 10 years was functioning, but not to my liking. To be honest, I wasn't sure how I'd like this dryer, if it would live up to the hype, but it certainly did! It dries my hair so quickly and gives me a TON of volume and shine. I love that it has the option of either the cool shot or cool level adjustor. I also love the different magnetic attachments so styling is easier. I hope this dryer will last forever because it's a dream to use!" —renny79

    This won best $$$ hair dryer on BuzzFeed Reviews!

    6. Origins Clear Improvement Active Charcoal Mask clears out pores, rids skin of pollutants from the air, removes excess oil, and squashes any burgeoning pimples in their tracks.

    The squeeze tube of the mask

    I even use it as an overnight spot treatment on any undergrounders that aren't quite ready for a pimple patch yet.

    Price: $21.60+ (originally $27; also available in a travel size for $13)

    Promising review: "I have acne prone and VERY oily skin. I’ve been having trouble with a lot of cystic acne lately and decided to spend the money on this product because nothing else was working. Not anything with salicylic acid or benzoyl peroxide it just dried me out and irritated me. This mask is AMAZING. Some of these reviews with low ratings say that it caused some people to break out. Yes, my acne seemed to be getting bigger and coming out, but it was this mask SUCKING ALL THE NASTINESS out of my face. I did this mask every night for a week and had visibly less acne, tighter pores, and the smoothest skin. It’s not gonna be a one-time wonder miracle; you gotta keep using it. I will be continuing to use this regularly because it the BEST thing I’ve found for my skin problems. My face is clear for the first time in months." —wizzardteets

    7. Fenty Stunna Lip Paint looks amazing on everyone — and the universal red shade was so beloved among lipstick lovers, they came out with for more must-have shades.

    Four arms in different skin tones showing the lipstick colors, including pinks, red, purple, black, and brown

    If you're looking for a gloss, Fenty's Gloss Bomb is well... bomb too!

    Price: $20+ (originally $25; available in nine shades)

    Promising review: "Wow! I wasn’t expecting to like this so much. This is only my second Fenty purchase but both are awesome. Super pretty and wearable shade. I am normally not a matte lip lover because of drying but this is so comfortable and stayed on through drinking and eating. I can’t say that about many lippies. Highly recommend." —loverockandroll

    8. Drunk Elephant T.L.C. Sukari Babyfacial lives up to its name, functioning as an at-home, ~facial-style~ treatment that gently exfoliates and resurfaces with a potent but gentle blend of 25% AHA and 2% BHA. It's pricey, but a bottle is still cheaper than just one "real" facial.

    The bottle of Babyfacial

    Price: $64+ (originally $80).

    Promising review: "This is by far the best facial I have ever tried! I have used it once a week for three weeks now and my skin feels as soft as a baby! My pores are less visible now, the hyper-pigmentation due to acne has faded and there was a dramatic improvement in texture and tone. And I also got a lot of compliments on my skin now. I have sensitive, acne prone skin and it stings for about two minutes upon application (nothing uncomfortable!). In my opinion, I think that this product is worth the price!" —Zarni

    9. Glow Recipe’s Watermelon Glow Sleeping Mask works like a facial WHILE YOU SLEEP — the breathable, oh-so bouncy formula is made with soothing watermelon (duh), hyaluronic acid, and AHAs to moisturize *and* resurface your skin while you snooze. Aaaand it won't get all over your pillow.

    The jar of the pink viscous mask, with a hand scooping some out with a tool

    Price: $36+ (originally $45)

    Promising review: "Miracle worker. This mask is amazing. Even after the first use, I woke up to baby-soft, even toned skin. Not to mention it smells like heaven! After extended use, I don't need to exfoliate as often and my skin in consistently baby-soft, I have sensitive skin but have no issues with this mask. It's so good!" —Kresme

    10. Benefit Watt's Up Highlighter applies like a dream, thanks to the cream-to-powder formula and the built-in sponge brush ideal for subtle strobing.


    Price: $24+ (originally $30)

    Promising review: "This product became an instant favorite from my very first use. Its silky smooth texture blends spectacularly, and it is just the little pop of highlight I need to have a fresh look. I will continue to use this...don't hesitate to try it!" —violetlime

    11. Living Proof Dry Shampoo quickly absorbs hair oil and sweat, while boosting volume and smelling ahh-mazing for the best hair of your life (even if you haven't washed it in days and days).

    A model in a before/after showing dirty, greasy-looking hair before use and clean-looking hair after use

    Not only do our readers love it — this is the only dry shampoo I use, it is SO worth the price, I'm in love.

    Price: $20+ (originally $25; available in three sizes, including the new JUMBO SIZE, which I need)

    Promising review: "I've tried a bunch of friends dry shampoos from drug store to Bumble and Bumble. Finally bought this based on reviews; this stuff is amazing. It's like magic. Don't understand how they do it. A must-have to keep stored away for those lazy days." —GraceT12

    This won best mid-price dry shampoo on BuzzFeed Reviews!

    12. Murad Invisiblur™ Perfecting Shield Broad Spectrum SPF 30 PA+++ works as a multi-use treatment, primer, and sunscreen that diminishes fine lines and improves the texture of your skin and helps your makeup last and last. It can ~instantly~ reduce the appearance of pores by up to 30%!

    The pump bottle of product

    Price: $52+ (originally $65)

    Promising review: "A makeup artist at Sephora used this product on me the other day before applying my makeup. I didn't want her to because I like to keep it simple. When she finished my skin looked like it had been airbrushed in one step. I love that it is a sunscreen and a primer. Highly recommend it if you like to do one step and keep it simple." —Mere20

    13. Philosophy Renewed Hope In A Jar refines the texture of skin with a blend of AHAs (alpha hydroxy acids, aka chemical exfoliants), three(!) forms of mega-hydrating hyaluronate, and Asian fruit extracts to boost your glow. That's a lot of work for one jar.

    The jar of cream

    Price: $31.20+ (originally $39+, depending on size; available in two sizes).

    Promising review: "I have been using this since September and it has been a blessing for my combo skin (cheeks dry from New England weather, but maintaining oily T zone). So many of my friends have become hooked after using it at my house. It's lightweight, absorbs quickly, and doesn't look shiny! I put it on after washing my face and let it sit for like five minutes before applying my makeup." —hotmesshailey

    14. Fresh Sugar Roll-on Deodorant Antiperspirant controls odor, squashes perspiration, and prevents bacteria with an alcohol-free formula that won't irritate your skin.

    The roll-on deodorant and antipersperant

    Price: $16+ (originally $20)

    Promising review: "I did not expect this to work for me since I have been using clinical strength anti perspirants for years. The scent is fresh and light and lasts all day. It just feels so much better on my skin. I am so happy I tried this product and will not be going back to thick, heavy, strong chemical-smelling drugstore deodorant. Another great product from Fresh!" —klovesg

    15. Dr Dennis Gross Peel Pads are pricey, but are pre-soaked with a blend of gentle-but-powerful chemical exfoliants to diminish fine lines, refine texture, and reveal brighter, clearer, and healthier skin. Peep the over 900 reviews on Sephora that also swear by these bbs.

    The box and individual tear packets of the pads

    Price: $70.40+ (originally $88; for a pack of 35 pads)

    Promising review: "i have literally tried every mask and peel that Sephora has and this is my holy grail!!!! I suffer from skin that is dry and sensitive and I ironically get breakouts, sometimes the severe cystic kind. This peel has literally transformed my skin; I wake up with dewy and glowing skin with no acne!!!!" —megank16

    16. Stila Glitter & Glow Eyeshadow applies like a dream, leaving a glittery and multifaceted sparkle that'll last and last — and won't get into your eyes. Liquid shadows are the way of the future!

    Three arms with different skin tones showing swatches of eight colors, including gold, rose gold, purples, and greens

    I have this in the shade Kitten and it goes on sooooooo easily and looks gorge! Just a tiny dab is perfect for some daytime glitter — no fallout.

    Price: $19.20+ (originally $24; available in six colors)

    Promising review: "I bought this in four colors: Jezebel, Twig, Boheme and Kitten. They are all AMAZING and I’m finding it hard to remember that I even own any other eyeshadows. They are highly pigmented and super rich — just one swipe is all you need to coat your lid with a gorgeous shimmer. If you don’t want too much drama in the daytime, just lightly patting it with a fingertip brings down the intensity. It will also last forever with a primer; I literally had it on for 48 hours straight, and even though I had to touch up my eyeliner and mascara in that time, this shadow stayed put. I am so in love - yas Stila, YASSSSS." —skyokow

    17. Nars Radiant Creamy Concealer makes under-eye circles and other troublesome spots disappear with just a few swipes of its highlighting formula with *light-diffusing technology*.

    A before/after of a model using shade Cacao to cover up dark circles and even out skintone

    I swear by this concealer for my allergic shiner dark circles, and will 100% be re-stocking up on this during the sale!

    Price: $24+ (originally $30; available in 30 shades and a full size and mini size).

    Promising review: "I've tried pretty much every high-end under-eye concealer under the sun, and always found myself doing touch-ups and never completely covering my insomnia-induced dark circles. First was Chanel (which was reformulated but still not cutting it), then YSL's iconic Touche Éclat which is second best, and Diorskin which was an epic failure. NARS kicked butt in coverage, formulation, and application. One small dot per eye covers the entire under-eye area, from corner to corner. Better still? It looks natural, doesn't crease all day long, and feels more like an extension of my skincare. Brilliant. I'll never look back, and I challenge you to find any under-eye circles." —wendysully

    18. Fenty Pro Filt'r Solt Matte Longwear Foundation has you COVERED with 50 different shades in a wide range of skin tones. Plus its long-wear, climate-resistant formula stays matte all day long.

    Four arms with swatches of the foundation in "light" "medium" "tan" and "deep" shades

    Price: $28+ (originally $35; available in 50 shades).

    Promising review: "What can I even say about this? Fenty is just perfection. This foundation has high coverage but feels like I barely have anything on. A little really does go a long way. I've found that it dries really fast, so I suggest buffing it into one area at a time (starting with the checks, etc.). It's definitely not one of those situations where you dab a little all over your face and then blend it out with your beauty blender (don't do this! It will end up looking splotchy). I suspect it dries fast because of the matte formula, but it is so worth it. I really love the smell. It smells like luxury. And it looks even better." —tlentzmc

    19. Sunday Riley C.E.O. Glow Vitamin C + Turmeric Face Oil absorbs instantly into your skin, with its namesake powerhouse ingredients working quickly to fight signs of stress and pollution, including dullness, fine lines, and redness. Basically it gets a *lot* done WHILE moisturizing your skin.

    The dropper bottle of product

    Price: $32+ (originally $40+; also available in a larger size)

    Promising review: "This oil is one of the best skincare products I’ve tried in the past few years, or possibly ever. I have sensitive, acne-prone skin—basically anything can inflame it—so always worry about ending up with a breakout after trying a new product, especially an oil. This oil does the opposite — it visibly calms down any inflammation on my face overnight, and works miracles with scarring and redness in a very short time. It absorbs pretty fast, so you I am not left with a shiny face for the entire day, and feels hydrating. I’ve used both in the morning and in the evening, and works fine under make-up as well. Would hands down recommend to anyone who has trouble with breakouts or redness." —LyssaFace

    20. Pat McGrath Matte Trance Lipsticks smother your lips in super opaque and gorgeously velvety matte pigment that'll last and last. And they're all housed in super giftable packaging, complete with golden lips!


    Price: $30.40+ (originally $38; available in 28 colors)

    Promising review: "These are so beyond amazing! They are exactly how I thought they'd be. I've been searching for the perfect lipstick formula and this is it!!!! It is matte yet creamy with coverage in one swipe and so lightweight. You won't even know there's anything on your lips- that's how good it feels. And the best part, even though they transfer, these stay on the lips!!! Even through drinking and eating!" —Trean7

    Btw, this was our top pick for best $$$ matte lipstick on BuzzFeed Reviews!

    21. Urban Decay's Primer Potion is the must-have product for anyone who wears eyeshadow, making the colors more vibrant, the lasting power FAR longer, and keeping creasing, fading, and oily lids from ruining your look.

    A model with eyeshadow on both eyes, one without the primer (worn away and built up in the crease) and one with (with even, full pigmented coverage)

    Price: $19.20+ (originally $24).

    Promising review: "This stuff works. After a long night of getting rammed in the back of my boyfriend's car then going home and sleeping for six hours I awoke to find my eye makeup completely perfect. No smudges. Colors were still good. It's the perfect primer for anyone." —TrashQueen

    22. Marc Jacobs Gel Highliner Eye Crayons glide smoothly along your skin, delivering a powerful pigment that'll feel creamy (they'll made with vitamin E and rosehip oil) for effortless application.

    Price: $20.80+ each (originally $26; available in 24 shimmer shades, 12 matte shades, and one satin shade).

    Promising review: "I have two shades: brown and green. Eyes are hazel so these shades make my eyes pop! I have about 50 eyeliners from crayons, pencils, kohl, etc. These are the bomb! My eyesight is poor so I use a magnifying mirror, steady hand and BAM magic. You can control the thickness and intensity, and my eyes have never looked better. Now I will ditch all my other liners because I am hooked! Compliments never stop!" —shammyrock

    23. Smashbox Always On Liquid Lipstick coats your pout in never-fail, super-pigmented color that'll outlast the greasiest burger lunch – no fading, cracking, feathering, or bleeding.


    Price: $19.20+ each (originally $24; available in 25 matte shades and 2 metallic shades)

    Promising review: "So, I HATE lipstick. I hate it. I don't like the feeling of the stickiness, I hate feeling like I can't eat or drink or even kiss my boyfriend without having to re-apply (or get it on him).... That is, until now. I feel so incredibly happy to have found these. They LAST, they don't dry out my lips, and the colors are gorgeous. Now, I just need to order the nude shade for everyday because bright red and bright pink might shock everyone around after years not wearing lipstick, haha. Like another reviewer said, BUY THESE. You will not regret it." —TaylorMoooon

    24. Stila Stay All Day Liquid Eyeliner has a smudge-free felt tip to make creating the perfect cat eye simpler than ever. Just glide, flick, and walk out the door — texting your friends, "20 mins late because of a cat eye malfunction" is in the past.

    Two arms showing swatches of 12 shades, including blues, greens, browns and black

    Price: $17.60+ (originally $22; available in six colors)

    Promising review: "Doesn't smudge, doesn't flake, dries super fast, thin line, thick line, the blackest pigment ever, and shaped like a pen so that anyone--beginner or not--can easily maneuver it. Stop even thinking about other eyeliners, this is the only one that matters. GO BUY IT! AMAZING!!" —redsoxgirl89

    This won best mid-price eyeliner on BuzzFeed Reviews!

    25. Milk Makeup Kush Fiber Brow Gel multitasks to both treat AND fill in your brows. The gel is formulated with heart-shaped fibers to thicken the appearance of your brows naturally with just one swipe, while the help-derived oil helps give definition and long-lasting hold, no flaking.

    Model showing the before/after of the gel, in shade diesel, which works on very dark brown to black hairs

    Price: $16+ (originally $20; available in eight shades)

    Promising review: "Typically don't write reviews but was BLOWN AWAY by this amazing product!! My brows were perfect from the time I walked out the door to the time I got home from work (seriously impressive). Def give this product a try — it's my new go-to brow holy grail!" —anastasia123

    26. Foreo Luna Mini 2, a silicone face-cleansing brush, washes and exfoliates, scrubbing every drop of makeup, dirt, and oil from your face with each vibrating pulse so you know you're getting a *thorough*, pore-clearing clean — in just 60 seconds.

    Left: me using the tool on my face with text "makeup, dead skin cells, excess oil, grime, etc. All gone in 60 seconds" right: me holding the tool

    It'll totally remove your makeup, dirt, and oil, AAAAND gently exfoliate your skin in just 60 seconds (I know). ^That's me! I love this handy lil' device SO much. It's DEFINITELY helped clear acne and fade acne scarring. Check out my in-depth Foreo Luna Mini 2 review for all the deets!

    Price: $95.20+ (originally $119; available in five colors).

    Promising review: "I have been using the Luna mini 2 for about a month now, and what a difference it has made!! I have had minimal breakouts, the texture has improved dramatically, blemishes have faded, and my skin is so much smoother. I used the Clarisonic for two years, and I never thought it could be replaced. I finally gave in to the hype of the Luna, and I'm so happy I did! I love that you don't have to replace the brush head every three months too. Love love love the Luna!" —flm6510

    27. Olaplex Hair Perfector No. 3 strengthens the hair for an incredible at-home treatment that'll restore the healthy appearance and texture of your hair after heat damage, bleaching, and everyday wear and tear., Sephora

    Price: $22.40+ (originally $28; also available in a jumbo *value* size)

    Promising review: "I'm gonna start by saying I'm a hair stylist and have been using Olaplex since the beginning. It's the one and only bond rebuilder on the market. Any other product claiming the same or better is not true at all. Olaplex is an active ingredient Bis-Aminopropyl Diglycol Dimaleate which is patented by the company. This ingredient goes into the cortex of your hair and fusing together the strands. This is a diluted at home conditioning treatment that helps keep your hair strong after salon visits or between them to get your desired result with relatively little damage." —brandyndoeshair

    28. Benefit They're Real Mascara curls, separates, lengthens, and volumizes for dramatic, "are you wearing falsies?" lashes in just a few strokes.

    A before/after of a model's lashes looking much longer and darker with the mascara on

    Price: $20+ (originally $25).

    Promising review: "I have spent a few years trying a range of different mascaras...most were okay but never anything to fall in love with. I've tried several drug store and even a few department store mascaras. I got a deluxe sample of this in a birthday gift from Sephora and it has become my go-to, hands-down love this mascara! It defines, separates, and lengthens. It's perfect for everyday wear and you can layer it on if you want some more oomph. Finally found the one that works for me and I find it to be worth the money!" —jujube83

    29. Drybar Double Shot Blow-Drying Brush combines a round brush with the blower of a blow-dryer so you can style and smooth your hair with just one tool. Blowout bar results, right at home.

    A model with half wet hair and half blown-out hair

    Price: $120+ (originally $150)

    Promising review: "I have long, thick, wavy hair and regular blow-dryers never work for me as they take way too long and blow around my hair so much that I end up looking like a mess at the end. With this, I am able to blow-dry my hair straight without any issue, and I can give it that blowout swooped look which I love! My hair takes around six hours to air dry, and I can use this tool in 20 minutes. So worth the money. It is super easy to handle, not too heavy, and doesn't get too hot where it burns the scalp. Love, love love!" —Leah9898

    30. Gucci Bloom Eau de Parfum wows you with a lush, modern floral scent with mid notes of tuberose and base notes of jasmine — and of course, the super cool millennial pink bottle. You're one spritz away from the loveliest garden imaginable.

    Hands holding the pink square bottle of perfume

    I love love love the smell of this perfume — like a modern version of a vintage-y floral.

    Price: $105.60+ (originally $132; also available in smaller sizes)

    Promising review: "This is my new favorite! I love the smell and I always get a ton of compliments when I wear it. It’s definitely worth the money. I don’t know what I’ll wear if it’s ever discontinued!" —HeatherMcC1

    So check those dates and everything at Sephora to score the best deals before time runs out.

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