I've really been trying to put a cap on my beauty spending lately. You know what helps with that? You guessed it: sales! I know what you're thinking—I could always just stop spending my money on the latest and greatest beauty gadgets and products altogether, but where's the fun in that? I've found a happy medium. I've decided I won't go totally overboard (this time) and will instead comb through the Nordstrom Anniversary Sale for my latest haul.
If you aren't clued in just yet, Nordstrom is offering some steep discounts on makeup, skincare, haircare, fashion, and more for its anniversary until July 31. Obviously, I wouldn't be a beauty editor if I didn't find at least 15 to 20 obsession-worthy products to immediately add to my cart. For your viewing pleasure, I've put together an edit of all the items I'm absolutely losing it over and will be hitting the buy button on pretty much right after I finish writing this. If you're in a spendy type of mood, keep scrolling—you just might find a few gems, too.
These skin-perfecting pads are infused with cranberry extract to cleanse, tone and hydrate the skin like no other. Each pad is also infused with protective antioxidants and grape-seed extract, which helps neutralize free radicals and prevents skin damage. The infusion is topped off with white tea extract and rice milk for a boost of nourishment and hydration.
I literally never go without my Anastasia Beverly Hills Brow Wiz pencil, so this deluxe kit featuring a mini version of it is an absolute must (and not just because it's the perfect purse size). The kit also comes with the Clear Brow Gel and Brow Definer to help you create an impeccably polished look every single time.
This Hourglass palette is a beauty-editor favorite, and it just so happens to be on sale. It's limited-edition and features a trio of powders to help you create the perfect lit-from-within glow. The hues softly bronze, highlight, and create a warm, multidimensional look that looks so good in photos.
Every hairstylist I ask says those with curls should sleep on satin or silk. Is silk a little pricier? Yes, but it's totally worth it in my opinion. You'll never wake up with dry, frizzy curls again, as they'll retain more hydration.
Fresh's hydrating rose toner is one of my all-time favorite products. It's so hydrating and calming and leaves your skin with so much healthy-looking radiance. Add in the rose face cream and mask, which, by the way, are infused with real rose petals, and you'll have the softest skin of your life.
If you're like me and like to have travel sizes of all your favorite products (including perfume), snag this Jo Malone set—it has both a full-size bottle and a travel-size bottle. This sweet scent envelopes you in delicious notes of red apple, peony, and suede. A perfect fragrance duo for those who like warm florals.
So many people I know swear by Mario Badescu's acne-zapping products. I've used the drying lotion myself and saw pretty good results, so now is the time to snag it along with the brand's drying patches while they're temporarily cheap.
Featuring Kopari's ultra-lush exfoliating scrub and its restoring body butter, this set will deliver you a serious at-home spa experience. The scrub is composed of brown sugar and Tahitian coconut shells to buff away dry or dull skin, while the body butter is infused with hyaluronic acid to keep skin soft, supple, and hydrated.
This five-piece set provides you with a head-to-toe micro-needling routine for firmer skin and fuller-looking hair. It comes with three GloPro attachments designed to create results for the face, body, and scalp. The face attachment smooths your skin's texture and fine lines, while the body attachment helps firm and sculpt areas like the arms, stomach, thighs, and legs. Last, the scalp attachment helps treat the appearance of thinning hair and even comes with a potent scalp serum to maximize results.
I love Herbivore's bodycare products, so I'll be smashing the buy button on this Botanical Bath Ritual Set. It contains the brand's cult-favorite Coconut Bath Soak, Coco Rose Body Polish, and Calm Bath Salts. Each is loaded with soothing ingredients like rose, Himalayan pink salt, and ylang-ylang to give you the ultimate relaxation experience.
This trio of Briogeo's most popular hair masks is designed to strengthen, nourish, and protect your strands. Don't Despair, Repair! is one of my favorite masks, as it's an intensive hair treatment that works wonders for dry hair and helps protect it against future damage. Scalp Revival also offers relief for anyone who suffers from a dry, itchy, or flaky scalp, and Be Gentle, Be Kind makes your hair so much more manageable.
I absolutely treasure my Diptyque fragrances. You can imagine my excitement when I found out that the brand's travel-size set of three fragrances was on sale. Featuring Do Son (the ultimate Diptyque classic), Eau Rose, and Fleur de Peau, this set offers something invigorating for the senses. I'm most excited to try Fleur de Peau. I haven't quite given this one a spritz yet, but the soft notes of musk, ambrette, and pink peppercorn are really drawing me in.
Dr. Lancer has famously worked with celebrities such as Kim Kardashian, Victoria Beckham, and Beyoncé, so you know his skincare line is good. It just so happens that you're in luck today because Lancer's Method Set is available for a pretty penny less right now. It consists of the brand's cleanser, exfoliator, and nourishing moisturizer for normal to combination skin.
If there were ever a time to go for it and splurge on Sisley's luxe products, it would be now while they're a bit discounted. This Black Rose Set features an eye contour fluid to illuminate and energize the eye area, a black rose cream mask, which gives the skin a youthful glow, and a black rose–infused cream that helps plump the skin.
If you've been dealing with some hair damage due to coloring or heat-styling, this set from Drybar is definitely for you. The Cure Liqueur Strengthening Shampoo and Conditioner provide extra nourishment and hydration to the hair to help reduce breakage and restore it to a healthy state. As a bonus, you also get the brand's highly concentrated pre-shampoo treatment oil that helps mend split ends and seals up hair cuticles from the inside out.
Celebrity makeup artists always swear by Laura Mercier products—especially the brand's primers. This set comes with a full-size hydrating primer and a travel-size edition for your convenience.
Nars hydrating lip balms are my best-kept secret. They are so creamy and smooth and provide the perfect pop of color every time. My favorite shade is Orgasm.
Shawna Hudson has worked in editorial for over six years, with experience covering entertainment, fashion, culture, celebrities, and her favorite topic of all, beauty. She graduated from California State University, Fullerton, with a degree in journalism and has written for other publications such as Bustle, The Zoe Report, Byrdie, Elite Daily, Mane Addicts, and more. She is currently an associate beauty editor at Who What Wear and hopes to continue feeding her (completely out-of-control) beauty obsession as long as she can. Stay up to date on her latest finds on Instagram @shawnasimonee.
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