The 29 Beauty Essentials We're Scooping Up at Nordstrom's Half Yearly Sale

TK Beauty Items to Buy During Nordstrom's Half Yearly Sale



Hark, is that the Nordstrom Half Yearly sale we hear beckoning? And what perfect timing! Whether you have decided to commit to a new multi-step skincare regimen in 2020 or just want to stock up on all of your go-to beauty products at OMG prices, we totally get it. After all, 'tis the season for some serious savings, especially in the beauty department. 

To help you sift through all of the incredible deals (while conveniently avoiding the masses at the mall), we woke up early to round up the 29 essential items in makeup, skincare, and fragrance departments that you'll want to add to your shopping cart immediately. From Dermaflash to Clinique, MAC to Bobbi Brown, and even a few special scents, there’s something here that will brighten up your vanity and your beauty beat. Heck, some of these skincare products are so good you'll want to buy 'em in bulk! Just be sure to act quickly; Nordstrom’s Half Yearly Sale is only from December 26 to January 5, and won’t be back until summer 2020. 

So sit back, put your feet up, and keep scrolling for the very best beauty buys from Nordstrom's Half Yearly sale. We won't judge if you are compelled to refresh your entire beauty wardrobe while still in your matching holiday pajamas—just don't forget to moisturize.


Beauty editors everywhere swear by this product—try it and you'll see for yourself.

Stash each full-size tube in a different bag for touch-ups on the go. 

This 12-pan eye shadow pallet was inspired by the sparkling lights of NYC's Fifth Avenue, so you know we're big fans. 

This limited-edition set of four mini lip colors includes two collectible shades in gold and clear.

Kick-off the New Year with big, voluminous lashes in a festive tube. 

We love this limited-edition travel-size set that includes primer, powder, and subtle shades to define your eyes.

These six shimmering shadows are compact and cute in the most universally flattering shades. 


The Dermaflash facial device is our go-to for at-home skin treatments.

Can you ever have too many masks? Save a few for your next long plane ride, and your skin will thank you. 

This dermatologist-developed skincare trio is a vanity staple—it softens, smoothes, and leaves skin glowing. 

Doesn't it feel good to take the day off? This trio includes a makeup remover, cleanser, and moisturizer. 

Give your under skin some R&R, even after several consecutive nights of revelry.

This combo hydra-gel eye mask and rose quartz roller are key to post-holiday depuffing. 

Experts predict facial toning will be among the top skincare trends of 2020


This is literally nostalgia in a bottle for millennials. 

A light, feminine scent with notes of bergamot, sandalwood, and jasmine. 

This candle is handcrafted from natural soy and coconut wax blend infused with essential oils plus jasmine, gardenia, and lily.

This diffuser contains a blend of spiced saffron, earthy vetivert, and musky patchouli—perfect for when you want that cozy cabin in the woods feeling. 


Trust us when we say this is the essential kit for hairstyling at home. 

The secret to great hair? Making it look effortless. 

This shampoo-and-conditioner set is truly a gift for those of us with color-treated hair. 

Miscellaneous Must-Haves

These top-quality travel-size brushes are a serious steal. 

Quick! This magnifying makeup mirror is only on sale for a limited time. 

What would a beauty sale round-up be without SPF?

This anti-aging, anti-sleep crease, anti–bed head pillowcase and eye mask are like an eight-hour beauty treatment every night.

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