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    25 Beauty Products Worth Buying At The Nordstrom Anniversary Sale

    Special beauty offers on all our favorite brands that are only available at Nordstrom.

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    Hear ye, hear ye! *The* Nordstrom Anniversary Sale is here, and there are tons of amazing deals. But we're here to talk all things beauty!

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    Nordstrom is offering ~beauty exclusives~, aka makeup, skincare, and hair bundles and special offers on all your favorite brands that are only available through them!

    The sale only lasts until August 31st and things are selling out FAST so let's put on our shopping hats and GET TO IT:

    1. A jumbo-sized Paula's Choice liquid exfoliant that'll employ 2% BHA* to unclog pores and remove dead skin cells so your skin is clear and radiant — not to mention, the benefits will last a longggg time thanks to this large size.

    The face wash

    *BHA stands for beta hydroxy acid and is interchangeable with salicylic acid.

    Promising review: "This stuff is magic in a bottle. I had purchased the travel size and noticed a difference in my skin after one week. Using it every other day worked well for me. It took me about two months to finish it and I wasn’t able to purchase the full size immediately. My wallet was telling me no, but my skin was having none of it. A few weeks later my skin was back to its old terrible ways — closed comedones, redness, uneven skin tone, pores the size of moon craters, the whole nine yards. I have learned my lesson and will never be without this stuff." —Kayleah

    Price: $39 ($59 value)

    2. An Urban Decay makeup spray-setting duo, because these'll make sure all your hard work lasts (and lasts) no matter how much rain, humidity, or tears come your way. Your foundation is staying PUT.

    The two makeup setting spray bottles

    You'll get one full-size and one travel-size bottle.

    Promising review: "This setting spray is fantastic. I used the Mac one for many years and finally tried this one and it’s so much better. My makeup stays in all day and looks fresh all day long. It’s a must-try." —Greatfortheoffice

    Price: $42 ($81 value)

    3. An Anastasia Beverly Hills brow kit for keeping your lil' caterpillars perfectly well-groomed — welcome to a world where they're finally siblings, and not third cousins once removed.

    The brow kit

    You'll get one full-size Brow Wiz (for outlining brows and adding detail) and one full-size Clear Brow Gel (for adding natural-looking volume).

    Promising review: "A great kit. The brow pencil is the screw type, not the type that needs a sharpener. It is very slim and draws a nice, firm, fine line. The clear gel 'brow mascara' makes the look stay PUT, without flakes or smudges. Dark brown is just that: a deep color that is entirely natural and blends with my naturally brows beautifully. Kudos to Nordstrom for carrying this kit!" —Lanier Girl

    Price: $27 (~$45 value; available in two shades)

    4. A Kiehl's jumbo mild foaming facial cleanser so you can gently remove the day's worth of dirt and debris *without* over-drying or stripping your skin's natural moisture (helloooo, sensitive skin). Its formula is packed with squalane, apricot kernel oil, vitamin E, and avocado oil to hydrate and soften as you lather.


    Price: $21

    5. An extra large St. Tropez self-tan express bronzing mousse that'll make it an incredibly easy process to get that ~natural glow~ right in your bathroom. You only need an hour to get the sun-kissed effect, and three hours for a deeper bronze!

    Three hands in different skin tones holding the self-tanner

    Promising review: "This is one of my favorite self tanners! I’ve tried sooo many over the years, this is the most natural one I’ve tried. It gives you a medium tan, always even and fades evenly. I’ll keep repurchasing this." —chelsssss11

    Price: $49 ($88 value)

    6. A Kate Somerville daily cleanser, because this'll start and end your day on a super soothing note thanks to its foaming texture. Plus! Its clinical-strength formula is particularly great for treating those of us with a combo of acne and sensitive complexion *without* drying out our skin.


    Promising review: "This is my all time favorite everyday cleanser. My skin feels squeaky clean and yet very moisturized. I’ve seen improvements from my skin when changing to this cleanser alone." —ReyQueen

    Price: $22.50 ($38 value)

    7. A Mario Badescu ~essentials~ set complete with their famous drying lotion, rosewater spray, and lip balm for making sure you won't run out of these must-haves any time soon. Each are loved by *many* for their refreshing, effective formulas.

    The kit

    You'll get the Facial Spray with Aloe, Herbs and Rosewater, Drying Lotion, and Lip Balm.

    Promising review: "I bought this mostly because I had been wanting the drying lotion (which is an amazing quick fix for breakouts) and figured I might as well get the other two things for a few extra dollars. I'm now obsessed with the facial spray! I read a review that recommended putting the facial spray in the refrigerator, it feels amazing to spray this on when cold. Great addition to my skincare routine. Would definitely recommend these products." —carolina1992

    Price: $23 ($33 value)

    8. A Bobbi Brown lip tint duo in two shades of pink so your pucker always has *just* enough color and pop while still looking totally natural. They're designed to complement a wide range of skin tones!

    Model applying the two pink lipsticks in two different pictures

    Promising review: "This is an outstanding deal, basically two for the price of one! This was the first time I've tried this product (no stranger to Bobbi Brown, though), and it's a very hydrating, emollient lip balm that's creamy and not sticky at all. For me, there's very little color (but I have fairly pigmented lips), and I like it that way! For me, Bare Rose looks applies like a warm, toasty neutral and doesn't read as super bright pink. Bare Pink is just a whisper of color, though I could see it lending a nice hue to rosier lips than mine." —VancouverGirl604

    Price: $29 ($58 value)

    9. An Oribe dry shampoo and texturizing set that'll make every darn day a good hair day, even if your shower hasn't touched your mane in...a while. Leave it to the dry shampoo to erase any evidence, and the texturizing set to give you effortless-looking texture.

    The kit

    Promising review: "This is the best set. Ever. The texturing spray will last for a long time and the products are worth every penny. Dry shampoos are hard to find for me but when I use Oribe’s, there is never any buildup!! You won’t regret it." —blondie2495

    Price: $64 ($96 value)

    10. A Becca refreshing powder known for its ~mist-like~ effect, because there isn't a single person here who has never wanted a quick pick-me-up for their skin when faced with humidity. Not only will be perk up tired complexions, but hit the refresh button on your makeup (and help it last longer).

    Model's before-and-after to show brightening effects of the powder

    Promising review: "I had this for almost six months and it’s so good. I really enjoy the wet effect. It’s great for under the eye area, or when you want to re-fresh your makeup on a warm day. It’s very lightweight, doesn't feel heavy on the skin at all." —Burningblonde

    Price: $23.40 ($39 value)

    11. A T3 ceramic curling iron for creating long-lasting, polished-looking curls with *one pass*, meaning this requires about zero skills. Personally, that is great news for me.

    Model's before-and-after of straight hair and then curls

    Promising review: "So smooth, easy to use, and long lasting curls. Leaves your hair incredibly soft and shiny." —Tasmin

    Price: $107 (originally $160)

    12. A (full-size!) Bobbi Brown hydrating skincare set that'll work harder than the Avengers to keep your complexion soothed, deeply hydrated, and balanced. Redness? We don't know her. Dryness? Nope not here.

    The kit

    You'll get the Hydrating Water Fresh Cream (to reduce redness, balance skin and create a smooth canvas for makeup), Hydrating Eye Cream (to soothe and brighten under-eyes), and Makeup Melter & Cleanser (a bubbly, lightweight foam cleanser to gently remove all makeup).

    Price: $80 ($152 value)

    13. A BeautyBlender ~electric feels set~ — a three-piece set of two limited-edition sponges in fun, vibrant designs and a lavender sponge cleaner, because every part of your makeup routine should feel fun right down to your tools.

    The kit

    Price: $35 ($56 value)

    14. A T3 ionic hair dryer for kicking frizz out the door and welcoming sleek, shiny tresses thanks to its built-in ion generators that smooths hair cuticles and gentle airstream that expertly dries hair efficiently while promoting body and shine.


    It also has three heat speeds, two speed settings, and a lock-in cool-shot button to create customized settings for any hair type and texture.

    Price: $155 ($235 value)

    15. A Living Proof jumbo-size set with their ever-so-popular shampoo, conditioner, and dry shampoo so your mane always feels luxuriously soft and clean. Not to mention you won't have to restock for a *long* time, even if you're like me and use a truck-load of conditioner.

    The set

    16. A trio of Supergoop SPF 50 body mist that'll make sure you are WELL stocked on summer's most important item — s u n s c r e e n. If you always forget to apply, this easy-to-use spray is perfect to use on-the-go. Its protection lasts up to a whopping 80 minutes!

    The sunscreen spray bottle

    Price: $42 ($63 value)

    17. A duo of queen-sized Slip silk pillowcases, because this'll put an end to painful knotting (and frizzing) for anyone with thick, curly hair. Is it an investment? Yes. But it'll last longer than most pillow cases (with proper care), and leave your hair in one piece.

    The silk pillowcase in pink

    I have two of these, and love them! I actually got them because my curly hair was getting extremely knotted from tossing and turning. Anyone who has ever tried to brush thick, knotted hair knows it's *very* painful and that you lose a lot of hair from tugging and pulling. This pillow case really, really helps — my hair isn't knotted when I wake up, and it's actually less frizzy.

    Price: $125 ($178 value)

    18. A jumbo Clinique moisturizing lotion for joining the *many* people who swear by this intensely hydrating formula. It helps strengthen skin's own moisture barrier, leaving your complexion soft, smooth, and glowing.

    The face lotion

    Price: $27 ($39 value)

    19. A Laura Mercier lip gloss trio so you never get tired of playing with different makeup looks — they're all high-shine, super pigmented, and impressively hydrating.

    The three lip glosses in pink, beige, ad maroon

    Price: $56 ($84 value)

    20. An Yves Saint Laurent's Libre perfume set (complete with one full-size *and* travel-size bottle) that'll quickly become your signature scent. Its warm floral fragrance with hints of lavender, orange blossom, and musk accord is subtle yet ~sophisticated~.

    BuzzFeed Shopping member holding the full-size perfume
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    Price: $112 ($160 value)

    21. A Too Faced ~hangover~ primer set, because these'll work together to totally refresh your tired complexion no matter how little sleep you got the night before. Both the primer lotion and spray use probiotic-based coconut water and skin revivers to bring your face back to LIFE.

    The kit

    You'll get the full-sized Hangover Face Primer and Hangover Setting Spray.

    Promising review: "Great value for two must-have items. The primer provides a nice base for foundation or to wear alone, but the star of the show is the setting spray. Smells fabulous (not overpowering) and does not feel sticky or as if it's sitting on top of your skin like some have done to me in the past. Absorbs quickly and does truly help to keep your makeup in place. I even use the setting spray when not made up because it feels like I'm giving my skin an extra boost of goodness." —GeminiCharm

    Price: $39 ($66 value)

    22. A jumbo Malin + Goetz rum body wash for a seriously luxurious lather and impressively hydrating experience in the shower — get ready for the water to run cold, because you are never going to want to leave.

    The body wash

    Promising review: "This smells like heaven! This product is so luxurious and such a treat. You will not be disappointed." —kc135

    Price: $50 ($70 value)

    23. A Charlotte Tilbury three-piece lip set so your pucker gets the pampering it DESERVES while you play with different looks. You'll get a lip liner, lip gloss, and lipstick all in the cult-favorite Pillow Talk shade.


    You'll get the full-sized Lip Cheat Lip Liner, Matte Revolution Lipstick, and Collagen Lip Bath.

    Price: $68 ($91 value)

    24. A jumbo Mario Badescu cleansing gel and witch hazel duo that'll make your tired skin feel REBORN thanks to these super popular formulas. The enzyme cleansing gel efficiently removes makeup, dirt and oil without drying your skin, while the witch hazel and rosewater toner promotes clarity and radiance.

    The skincare kit

    You'll get jumbo versions of the Enzyme Cleansing Gel and Witch Hazel & Rosewater Toner.

    Price: $30 ($48 value)

    25. And for the pièces de résistance, an *extremely* splurge-worthy, jumbo La Mer moisturizing cream, because this is actually well worth the hefty price tag. Thousands of people say this formula practically makes their skin sing thanks to its super nutrient-rich formula. Get ready for months and months of smooth, radiant skin.

    Promising review: "This cream is well worth it — buying this large size seems to be the best value for me. This jar lasts me a very long time. Cream moisturizes really well; I have sensitive dry skin and this has never irritated my face. I have tried less expensive creams in the past I always come back to this one. Would recommend this product." —luvujenna

    Price: $1,130 ($1,497 value)

    And be sure to check out the rest of their ~beauty exclusives~, and their entire Anniversary Sale!

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    The reviews for this post have been edited for length and clarity.

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