Sunday, November 23, 2014

The Best 2014 Black Friday and Cyber Monday Deals

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The Best 2014 Black Friday and Cyber Monday Deals

I'm a shopper (have you noticed? I seriously love to shop), and every year the on-line shopping around Thanksgiving is my favorite! Like previous years, I've been watching many of my favorite stores for sales and deals, and I'll be sharing the information with you! Below is the information about some of my favorite sales, and I've even picked out a few of my favorites for you. Note that this is the best info I have gotten (Usually from PR reps or the stores sending out info), but it may or may not be completely accurate. I'll be updating as I get more information, and note that some of these sales have already started!

Happy Shopping!

100% Pure
11/26 – 11/29: Free Shipping on All Orders (Offer Code: PUREFRIDAY)
11/26 – 12/1: Receive a Free Black Tea Mascara with any purchase of $75 or more
12/1: Buy 10 products for $10 each *(Limit three per customer, per item)
My Picks:
Blood Orange Body Scrub
Organic Coffee Bean Caffeine Eye Cream

Alchimie Forever
Black Friday - Cyber Monday Friends and Family 30% Off - Enter FF2014 at checkout between November 26th - December 7th.
My Picks:
Rejuvenating eye balm
Gentle refining scrub
Spa Facial at Home

ASOS Black Friday Sale and Picks
Take 30% off everything, and save up to 70% off all sale items.
My Picks:
ASOS C'MON GIRL Wide Fit Leather Knee High Boots
ASOS Midi Skater Dress with Wrap Front and Short Sleeves
ASOS Long Sleeve Blouse with Contrast Piping
Bourjois Intense Smoky Eye Trio

Take 15% off two items, 25% off three items, and 35% off four items.
My Picks:
Crystal Bloom Collar
Ice Lateral Ring
Classic: Everyday Bracelet Stack

12/1: Receive Free Shipping on All Online Orders and Complimentary Travel-Size Product Samples
Bonus: Receive a free red envelope clutch (a $20 value) with any $100+ purchase
My Picks:
Pumice Peel
Quick Refiner

Black Friday special collections of products are already available, only while supplies last.
My Picks:
Super Restorative Anti-Aging Nighttime Duo
Skin Beauty Splendours

Coach Black Friday Product Picks
My Picks:
Small Cosmetic Case
Gramercy Satchel
Legacy Watch

11/27–12/2: Buy $75 and get $10 Off, buy $100 and get $20 Off, and buy $200 get $50 Off, no code needed
My Picks:
Mineral Corrector Palette
Sunforgettable Face Primer SPF 30

20% off site wide on Black Friday and Cyber Monday and free shipping on orders $50 or more
Code: BFCOS14 on Black Friday
Code: CMCOS14 on Cyber Monday
My Picks:
Eye Genius

Dr. Hauschka Skin Care
11/28-12/1: Receive a Free Cleansing Cream with All Orders Over $50
My Picks:
Rose Day Cream
Rose Nurturing Body Oil

First Aid Beauty
30% with code CYBERMONDAY on CyberMonday.
My Picks:
UltraRepair Cream
Dual Repair Serum
Ultra Repair Instant Oatmeal Mask

Jamberry Nails
11/28 Exclusive Black Friday Nail Wrap Design as a free gift with purchase $50+, no code needed
11/28-12/1 12 Limited Edition Sisters' Style Exclusive nail wrap designs from the past year will be re-released, with a portion of proceeds going to the Salvation Army to help provide holiday gifts for children
(Note that since you need a rep, I've linked to my favorite. My friend Michelle is a peds nurse at my hospital and also a Jamberry rep!)
My Picks:
Winter's Edge
Midnight Celebration
Reindeer Games

40-50% off in stores and on-line throughout the weekend.
My Picks:
Plaid Skinny Pants in Marissa Fit (yes, plaid!)
Curvy Skinny Jeans in Iron Grey (wearing them now)
Foil Layering Tee
Floral Jacquard Tee

Exclusive online-only edition of Veluxe Pearlfusion Shadow, the Smoky Black Friday palette!

30% off and a free gift with purchase (different gift each day) 11/25-11/28
My Picks:
City Chick Smokey Eye Kit
Best of Mally 9 pc Color Collection
Heated Eyelash Curler and Volumizing Mascara (I haven't tried this yet, I really want that lash curler!)

Nordstrom Black Friday Picks
My Picks:
Halogen Side Slit Cashmere Tunic Sweater
Kate Spade 'skinny mini' Bow Bangle
Chanel Show Your Hand Deluxe Nail Set

Old Navy Black Friday and Cyber Monday Deals
Old Navy
My Picks:
The Pixie Ankle Pants
Plaid Button-Front Shirts
Faux-Snakeskin Wristlet Purses

Paula’s Choice
11/28 – 12/7: 15% Off Sitewide + Free Shipping
My Picks:
Moisture Boost Hydrating Treatment Cream
Skin Perfecting 2% BHA Liquid Exfoliant

20% off (some exclusions such as holiday sets, super-size cleansers, and value kits) from 11/28-12/1
My Picks:
Mattifying Oily Skin Cream
Hydrating Sunscreen SPF 30

Piperlime Black Friday and Cyper Monday Deals
My Picks:
Global City Tee
Michael Kors Pave Triangle Stackable Ring

11/26-11/30 Free gift with any purchase (5-piece "Gift of Love" holiday gift set; $55 value)
12/1-12/16 30% off, no code needed
My Picks:
*magic Liquid Powder
False Eyelashes Plush Mascara
Palm Springs Lip Trio

Early Bird Special, $20 off a Q-Redew purchase on Black Friday from 12am-11am CST. Using coupon code: BLACKFRIDAY
Black Friday 11am-12pm CST, $15 off a Q-Redew purchase also using coupon code: BLACKFRIDAY.
11/29-11/31: $10 off a Q-Redew Purchase using coupon code: CYBERSALE.
My Q-Redew Review

Rodan + Fields Skincare
11/24-11/28 Get 10% off and free shipping
My Picks:
Reverse Power Pack

11/20–11/30: 25% Off Sitewide with free shipping (Offer Code: SILKYBLACK)
My Picks:
SensEpil (my review)
Flash & Go (my review)

ShopBop 2014 Black Friday Sale
11/25-12/1, 15% off of $250, 20% off of $500, and 25% off of $1,000. Code released on 11/25
My Picks:
Tory Burch Bedford Snake Flats
Marc by Marc Jacobs Classic Q Fran Bag
MICHAEL Michael Kors Kiera Ballet Flats
AG Adriano Goldschmied The Farrah High Rise Skinny Jeans

Free Makeup Primer Spray, FREE Shipping, and 20% off with code 20off
My Picks:
The Makeup Primer Spray Oil Control

Yes, tons of deals, and you can already shop their early access sales!
My Picks:
Downton Abbey - Seasons 1-4
Taylor Swift 1989

Theory Holiday Sale Picks
Take 40% off select items online and in-store, 11/21-11/30 in store, until 12/1 online
My Picks:
Emery 2 Pant
Lanai Blazer
Kelsea Top
Belisa 2 Pant

Tria Beauty
Up to 25% off sets.
My Picks:
Age-Defying Laser Holiday Gift Set (my Age-Defying Laser review)
Hair Removal Laser 4x Holiday Gift Set

ULTA Beauty
Special deals 11/24-11/27 while supplies last. They start at 8 pm EST on-line, at 9 pm EST in stores
My Picks:
Sexy Hair Root Pump Plus
Clarisonic Brush Pack
Stila All That Glitters or Glisten and Shine Sets

Vichy Skin Care
15%, 25%, 35% off your purchase of $35, $75, $125 or more on Black Friday
$10 off your entire order off $55 or over and 3 deluxe samples on Cyber Monday
Code: NOIR14 11/26-11/30
Code: CYBER14 12/1-12/5
My Picks:
LiftActiv Retinol HA Night

11/28–12/1: 30% off everything, no code needed
My Picks:
Wild Rose Smoothing Facial Lotion
Skin Food

Saturday, November 22, 2014

The Beauty Spotlight Team: Weekend Reads

Check out Prime Beauty's list of The Best Beauty Gifts Under $25!

Grab your sneakers and go! It's time to streak with Urban Decay Naked on the Run Palette Review and Tutorial by Phyrra.

If you ever wondered whether Urban Decay Stray Dog and Suspect were dupes for Burberry Midnight Brown and Pale Barley, then take a look at their glimmering swatches, and review on Lola's Secret Beauty Blog. I think you will agree that all four shades are gorgeous, but would you consider them similar enough to justify having all four?

It's that time again – holiday gift giving. Beauty Info Zone has several gift guides to help you choose. If you know a Glam Girl then check this one out but if your list has more Practical Fashionistas then we can help you there too.

If Guerlain Un Soir à l’Opéra is the collection Sunny from Mostly Sunny was looking forward to the most, Burberry Winter Glow has turned out to be the best surprise! Come check out the swatches of 6 drool-worthy pieces!

The Painted Rogue is addicted to both ballet and pretty pink-coral lip products! This week she's combining the two with a tale of the adorable Ballet Monster who gave her a Lancôme Lip Lover in Rose Contretemps!

Pammy Blogs Beauty has found the perfect tool for super quick and easy hair volume that lasts: the VOLOOM!

Perilously Pale shows us her favorite Holiday Eyeshadow Palettes and will have you drooling!

Find out why China Glaze Choo-Choo Choose you is the lastest polish to make polish insomniac's Top 20 List!

Friday, November 21, 2014

Beautzy Blog's 2 Day Makeup Kit for LA

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Beautzy Blog's 2 Day Makeup Kit for LA

Today Linda from Beautzy Blog is sharing her 2 day travel kit! She say, "I travel a lot. Because I’m in LA often for only 2 days, I pretty much have a set kit that I take. A few things vary here and there, but for my usual 'visit the in-laws, hang out with friends, chat with the cousins' LA trip, I take these things."

1. Perlier Honey Miel Face Royal Elixir Youth Serum (get it here): I can use this all over - face, eyes, and neck.

2. Neutrogena Ultra Sheer Sunscreen (get it here): Sunscreen is an important step I can't miss.

3. Urban Decay 24/7 Liquid Eyeliner in Perversion (get it here): I don't have to worry about smearing or smudging, and since I’ve been using liquid eyeliner for so long, it only takes seconds to apply.

4. BareMinerals High Shine Eyecolor in Moonshine (get it here): This is a gorgeous multi-dimensional color that looks good on its own.

5. Maybelline New York The Nudes Palette (get it here): I love the variety of neutrals in this palette. Because it's only $10, if it gets dropped or lost, I won't cry too hard.

6. Crown Brush Elite Infinity Set (get it here): These are currently my go-to brushes right now, and I love the sleek casing.

7. CoverGirl Colorlicious Lipgloss in Pinkalicious (get it here): This is a pretty color that works for day & night.

8. NYX Butter Lipsticks in Pops and Sweet Tart (get it here): These are lightweight and moisturizing, and I usually keep them in my purse.

9. City Cosmetics Contour Effects Palette (get it here): I don’t contour my face much, but if we go out in the evening, I want to lightly contour my chin and cheeks. I never apply with a heavy hand.

10. NARS Orgasm Blush (get it here): I take this color because I love the way it looks on me, and I have 2.

11. Urban Decay Electric palette (get it here): If we have plans to go out in the evening to the City Walk or somewhere fun, I’ll usually also pack this palette. I love bright eyeshadows!

I paired Linda's picks with the new 12. Tory Burch Travel Nylon Cosmetics Bag, which I have my eye on!

Beautzy Blog
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Wednesday, November 19, 2014

Inspired by Nature: Burt's Bees Lip Crayons

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Inspired by Nature: Burt's Bees Lip Crayons

Recently I shared the new Burt's Bees Lip Crayons with you (check out my initial review of the Lip Crayons), and I have to admit that I'm just as obsessed today as I was when I first tried them out!

Inspired by Nature: Burt's Bees Lip Crayon in Redwood Forest

Inspired by Nature: Burt's Bees Lip Crayon in Napa Vineyard

Why do I love them so much? These lip crayons are really hydrating, they have good coverage and they're 100% natural. They're actually inspired by nature, just look at the names of all 6 Lip Crayons!

• Redwood Forest
• Napa Vineyard
• Niagara Overlook
• Hawaiian Smolder
• Carolina Coast
• Sedona Sands

Inspired by Nature: Burt's Bees Lip Crayon in Hawaiian Smolder

I'm really loving the lip crayons in Redwood Forest and Napa Vineyard this fall. I'm not usually a darker or red lip girl, but will wear red when I can find an easier way to wear it than a traditional lipstick. The Lip Crayons are perfect for this! Here's a pic of me wearing Napa Vineyard, from postpartum day #1!

Inspired by Nature: Burt's Bees Lip Crayon in Napa Vineyard

This is a sponsored conversation written by me on behalf of Burt's Bees. The opinions and text are all mine.

Tuesday, November 18, 2014

What to Get? 15 Minute Beauty's Holiday Gift Guides

What to Get? 15 Minute Beauty's Holiday Gift Guides

Every year I pull together a bunch of my favorite beauty gift ideas and showcase them throughout the entire month of November and December. This year I was a bit distracted by a special arrival, so instead of showing you one product each day, I've just grouped a ton of my favorites together into different categories. I'm off to shop now, this is the perfect time of year to stock up for yourself! I need new travel sized everything, a lot of my favorite skin care is out there this year in sets, and I definitely want the big Chanel Nail Polish set!

Holiday Glow: Blushes and Bronzers Holiday Gifts to Stock Up On: Lippie Love Gifts
Beauty Tools and Gadgets for the Beauty Lover Great Hair Day Gifts
The Best Travel Beauty Gifts Great Mani/Pedi Gifts
Glowy Skin Gifts: Skincare to Love The Best Holiday Fragrance Gifts