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Sephora 2021 Holiday Saving Events Recommendation

The Sephora sale is once again upon us and I’m here to give you a full list of recommendations. I know I’m a little late but let’s not act like you guys aren’t still shopping. This list covers everything from fragrance to skincare and makeup. I excluded hair from the list simply because I don’t have any hair care products from Sephora that I actually like. With that being said, this post is not sponsored by Sephora and the links are not affiliate links. Every year on some social media platform I post a list of my favorite products from my favorite makeup store. I love reading and watching other people’s lists for new things to try out, and I hope you’ll find some new favorites from mine too.

Skincare

Dermologica Daily Microfoliant Exfoliator, 83$, sephora.com

Dermologica Daily Microfoliant Exfoliator, 83$, sephora.com

A rice-based powder exfoliant that helps brighten and improve the look of skin texture. It contains ingredients like grapefruit and phytic acid from rice bran for smooth skin, papain enzymes, and salicylic acid to minimize texture while hydrating your skin.

 
Farmacy Green Clean Makeup Removing Cleansing Balm, 45$, sephora.com

Farmacy Green Clean Makeup Removing Cleansing Balm, 45$, sephora.com

If you’re looking for a second cleanser in your double cleansing routine, this is the one. It removes stubborn makeup, SPF, dirt, and oil while leaving skin with zero residues. It contains ingredients like papaya enzymes, turmeric, and ginger root oils to leave the skin feeling clean. 

REN Clean Skincare Ready Steady Glow Daily AHA Toner, 50$, sephora.com

REN Clean Skincare Ready Steady Glow Daily AHA Toner, 50$, sephora.com

A daily toner that exfoliates and helps brighten and tighten your skin with AHAs and BHAs. It helps with fading dark spots, minimizes pores and blemishes while evening out your skin tone. 

Sephora Collection Ultra Glow Serum: Glow + Strengthen Vitamin C Serum, 27$, sephora.com

Sephora Collection Ultra Glow Serum: Glow + Strengthen Vitamin C Serum, 27$, sephora.com

This serum is formulated with vitamin C+ E and marine algae peptides. It helps boost hydration, radiance while improving and even out skin tone. A great get if you are dealing with fine lines and wrinkles or what an extra glow. 

Peter Thomas Roth PRO Strength Niacinamide Discolouration Treatment, $116, sephora.com 

Peter Thomas Roth PRO Strength Niacinamide Discolouration Treatment, $116, sephora.com 

This treatment aims to help fight discoloration and hyperpigmentation hydroquinone-free. It contains active brightening agents niacinamide, alpha arbutin, and pentapeptide that help with dark spots, sun damage, dullness, blemishes, and uneven texture.

Supergoop! Unseen Sunscreen SPF 40 PA+++, 45$, sephora.com

Supergoop! Unseen Sunscreen SPF 40 PA+++, 45$, sephora.com

This oil-free gel sunscreen is rich in antioxidants and completely vegan. The clean formula works great under makeup and helps with fine lines and wrinkles.

Peace Out Salicylic Acid Acne Healing Dots, 25$, sephora.com

Peace Out Salicylic Acid Acne Healing Dots, 25$, sephora.com

These acne treatment dots contain salicylic acid to help minimize breakout overnight. They also contain vitamin A to promote clearer skin and aloe vera to help minimize redness.

Laneige dream team lip set, 26$, sephora collection

Laneige dream team lip set, 26$, sephora collection

Give your lips the TLC they deserve with this gift set. Get a mini lip sleeping mask in peach iced tea and a mini lip glow balm in berry for soft, nourished, and supple lips.

Sephora Collection Holy Sheet! Gift Set, 60$, sephora.com

Sephora Collection Holy Sheet! Gift Set, 60$, sephora.com

Get all of Sephora’s best makeup wipes, face, eye, and hand and mask. Regardless of skin concern, there’s a product in there for you. Share with a friend or keep them all to yourself.

Tatcha Cleanse Hydrate & Smooth Trio, 95$, sephora.com

Tatcha Cleanse Hydrate & Smooth Trio, 95$, sephora.com

The perfect gift set for combination and oily skin. The Japanese wild rose makes it ideal for controlling oils, nourishing, and smoothening the skin.

First Aid Beauty Your Future Looks FAB Gift Set, 64$, sephora.com 

First Aid Beauty Your Future Looks FAB Gift Set, 64$, sephora.com 

A gift set suitable for all skin types that deal with dryness, uneven texture, and dark circles. The set contains the pure skin face cleanser, facial radiance pads, eye cream, ultra-repair intense hydration, and KP bum eraser scrub. Best part? Sensitive skin-friendly skin.

Fragrance

Armani Beauty My Way, 128$, sephora.com 

Armani Beauty My Way, 128$, sephora.com

A floral scent with notes of orange blossom, sandalwood, vanilla, and tuberose. A great choice for everyday wear. 

Tom Ford Lost Cherry, $275, sephora.com

Tom Ford Lost Cherry, $275, sephora.com

A concentrated warm and spicy scent with an overall black cherry note. The fragrance lasts all day and can be worn alone for an intense cherry smell or layered with other fragrances to highlight other sweet gourmands notes. 

Atelier Cologne Vanille Insensée Pure Perfume, 105$, sephora.com

Atelier Cologne Vaniller Insensée Pure Perfume, 195$, sephora.com

The warm vanilla in the scent is juxtaposed with citrusy notes making it a unique take on a classic vanilla perfume that’s not too sweet or too bitter. 

Dior Miss Dior Blooming Bouquet and Lip Glow Gift Set, 124$, sephora.com

Dior Miss Dior Blooming Bouquet and Lip Glow Gift Set, 124$, sephora.com

A floral scent with notes of white, rose, and peony. Also, get it with a Dior lip glow in 001 pink, and a sample of the nourishing rose hand cream in this gift set. 

Makeup

Milk Makeup Disco Daze Hydro Grip Prime + Set Duo , 44$, sephora.com 

Milk Makeup Disco Daze Hydro Grip Prime + Set Duo , 44$, sephora.com 

The hype for the milk hydro grip is real. The primer leaves a tacky base perfect for clinching on makeup. Soothing and refreshing, perfect for all skin types. Finally, seal all your makeup with the matching setting spray for smoother-looking skin. 

NARS Soft Matte Complete Foundation, 53$, sephora.com

NARS Soft Matte Complete Foundation, 53$, sephora.com

For the longest time on my Sephora recommendation lists, I’ve included a Nars foundation. This year, Soft Matte makes the recommendation list and my top three foundations of all time. This foundation id a full converge matte finish is super long-wearing and perfect for those with oily and combo skin. It contains bio hyaluronic acid to help maintain moisture balance for 16h.

Urban Decay Stay Naked Weightless Foundation, 53$, sephora.com

Urban Decay Stay Naked Weightless Foundation, 53$, sephora.com

This foundation is an underrated gem, and I will always talk about it when given a chance. Buildable medium coverage that lasts all day (yes, even under a mask) leaves your skin looking like real skin, super lightweight. It’s a matte/natural finish foundation that’s perfect for all skin types. 

Anastasia Beverly Hills Magic Touch Concealer, 38$, sephora.com

Anastasia Beverly Hills Magic Touch Concealer, 38$, sephora.com

This concealer is relatively new to the ABH line. It has a natural finish and a medium buildable coverage concealer. It’s ultra-creamy and blurs, brightens, and conceals any blemishes you might have. 

Tarte Shape Tape, 38$, sephora.com

Tarte Shape Tape, 38$, sephora.com

The Tarte shape tape has finally made its way to Canada (a couple of years too late, but we’ll take what we can get), and it’s worth all the hype. It’s a great full coverage matte concealer if you want, something to stay put on all day. Oh, did I mention it WATERPROOF??

KVD Beauty Lock-It Setting Powder, 41$, sephora.com

KVD Beauty Lock-It Setting Powder, 41$, sephora.com

A translucent powder that’s truly translucent. It leaves no flashback and is perfect for all skin tones. It’s light coverage, matte formula that doesn’t leave your skin looking dehydrated and stiff.

Sephora Collection Microsmooth Multi-Tasking Baked Face Powder, 25$, sephora.com

Sephora Collection Microsmooth Multi-Tasking Baked Face Powder, 25$, sephora.com

A pressed finishing powder with a light coverage and natural finish. The vegan powder will set your cream products and give a “your skin but better” look.

Patrick Ta Major Sculpt Crème Contour & Powder Bronzer Duo, $48, sephora.com

Patrick Ta Major Sculpt Crème Contour & Powder Bronzer Duo, $48, sephora.com

A cream and powder bronzing duo that provides a natural finish, shapes, and defines cheekbones for a sculpted look. Fun fact you use the powder first and then the cream on top. 

NARS High Profile Cheek Palette, $78, sephora.com

NARS High Profile Cheek Palette, $78, sephora.com

Six new blush and highlighter colors with the formula we all know and love. Natural-looking powder suitable for most skin tones and that effortlessly blends into the skin.

Patrick Ta Major Headlines Blush Palette, 75$, sephora.com

Patrick Ta Major Headlines Blush Palette, 75$, sephora.com

In this limited edition holiday palette, you get three new cream blush shades with matching powders. Mix and match or wear alone to create soft subtle looks or bright, bold looks. 

Nudestix Nudies Matte Blush & Bronze, 38$, sephora.com

Nudestix Nudies Matte Blush & Bronze, 38$, sephora.com

I’ve raved about purple blush enough; in fact, I’ve written a whole post about it (read it here). This one is from Nudestix and my favorite hands down.

Urban Decay Naked Cyber, 68$, sephora.com

Urban Decay Naked Cyber, 68$, sephora.com

For those who love all shimmer looks and are new to duo chromes, the naked cyber is a must-try. The Y2K-themed palette is vegan and has a variety of shimmers, satins, and mattes. 

Pat McGrath Labs Mothership lX Eyeshadow Huetopian Dream, 170$, sephora.com

Pat McGrath Labs Mothership lX Eyeshadow Huetopian Dream, 170$, sephora.com

If there’s a time to splurge on Pat McGrath, it’s now. The latest mothership palette is unlike anything else in the mother ship lineup. The pink and purple-themed palette contains 10 shades is a variety of finishes that are truly out of this world.  

Lancôme Lash Idole Lash-Lifting & Volumizing Mascara, 35$, sephora.com

Lancôme Lash Idole Lash-Lifting & Volumizing Mascara, 35$, sephora.com

Whoever is formulating Lancôme mascaras deserves a raise. I have yet to use a Lancôme mascara that ended up being a dud. The Lash Idole is a perfect pick-up if you’re looking for a volumizing and lengthening mascara that separates your lashes without clumps. 

Benefit Cosmetics Great Basics Pencil & Gel Set, 49$, sephora.com

Benefit Cosmetics Great Basics Pencil & Gel Set, 49$, sephora.com

Get the best of benefit brows with this set. In it, you’ll get a full-size gimme brow gel, a full-size goof-proof pencil, and mini precisely my brow. Create everything from light and fluffy to fully defined brows.

Kosas Air Brow Clear + Clean Lifting Treatment Eyebrow Gel, 28$, sephora.com

Kosas  Air Brow Clear + Clean Lifting Treatment Eyebrow Gel, 28$, sephora.com

This vegan clear brow gel is completely silicone-free to create a laminated brow effect. It lifts and sets brows in place while keeping them looking natural. 

Tower 28 Beauty ShineOn Iced Latte Lip Jelly Duo, 29$, sephora.com

Tower 28 Beauty ShineOn Iced Latte Lip Jelly Duo, 29$, sephora.com

A glossy, high shine lip duo that is non-sticky and ultra-hydrating. This set comes with two full-size glosses; the first is a clear and the second is a new shade called Chestnut.  The formula is made with nourishing plant-based oils like apricot kernel and raspberry seed oil. 

Fenty Beauty Glossy Posse: Fantasy 4sum 4-piece gloss bomb set, 50$, sephora.com

Fenty Beauty Glossy Posse: Fantasy 4sum 4-piece gloss bomb set, 50$, sephora.com

Four new high shine shades from Fenty? Sign me up! This set comes with a full-size cream gloss bomb and three mini luminaires: amazing formulas to create fuller, smoother-looking lips. 

Urban Decay Double Team All Nighter Setting Spray, 56$, sephora.com

Urban Decay Double Team All Nighter Setting Spray, 56$, sephora.com

The All-Nighter needs no introduction. Get two minis to share with a friend. The setting spray locks down your makeup for 16h while keeping it smudge-proof, waterproof, and transfer-resistant. 

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