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30 Things To Splurge On At Sephora's Spring Bonus Event

The best time to try something that costs $$$? When you can get it at a discount.

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LOCATE YOUR TAX REFUND: Sephora's Spring Bonus Event is finally here! *Throws check at internet*

Hey, hi, hello. Are you a Sephora Beauty Insider? If so you can score 10% off tons of products at Sephora!

Here are the deets:

* Rouge members get 15% off purchases in store and online when using the code YAYROUGE.

* VIB members get 15% off purchase in store and online using the code YAYVIB.

* Insider Beauty members get 10% off using the code YAYINSIDER.

* The deal spree ends Monday, April 23.

🚨If you're not a Beauty Insider yet you can sign up now for all these amazing deals! All you need to do is enter your email address! 🚨

Here are some of our favorite splurge-worthy products you may want to add to your cart during the event:

1. Tarte Skin Twinkle Lighting Volume II Palette will add just the right amount of highlight and definition on your cheeks without being too overwhelming.

Promising review: "I've worn this in a thin layer for the day and put on an extra couple layers plus expanded the area for going out. Got so many complements on this, plus it smells sooo good!" —annewgPrice: $42 (sale price: $35.70+)
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Promising review: "I've worn this in a thin layer for the day and put on an extra couple layers plus expanded the area for going out. Got so many complements on this, plus it smells sooo good!" —annewg

Price: $42 (sale price: $35.70+)

2. Living Proof T.B.D. Multi-Tasking Styler is a hair product you can use on wet OR dry hair to smooth and create definition.

Promising review: "This product actually worked for my hair. I use it before blow drying right along with Blowout. It helped cut down the blow drying time and it also seemed to help with my curls lasting longer." —choosebPrice: $26 (sale price: $22.10+)
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Promising review: "This product actually worked for my hair. I use it before blow drying right along with Blowout. It helped cut down the blow drying time and it also seemed to help with my curls lasting longer." —chooseb

Price: $26 (sale price: $22.10+)

3. Benefit Cosmetics Watt’s Up! Cream-to-Powder Highlighter, will have people saying, "Watt are you wearing?! It's blinding!"

Promising review: "This is such a great product you can use anywhere on your face. I put it on my brow bone and my cheek bones. It highlights your face and blends nicely. Your face will glow!" —love4makeup1Price: $30 (sale price: $25.50+)
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Promising review: "This is such a great product you can use anywhere on your face. I put it on my brow bone and my cheek bones. It highlights your face and blends nicely. Your face will glow!" —love4makeup1

Price: $30 (sale price: $25.50+)

4. Commodity 3x3 Exploration Kit is a smart purchase for people whose scent preferences change as often as their mood.

Promising review (for the Book fragrance): "This smells exactly like my late grandparents' home and garden in the Pacific Northwest. Dusty herbs, wood, and soft spice. I almost started crying from the nostalgia. It's a really unique gentle woodsy scent." —notabumblebeePrice: $38 (sale price: $32.30+)
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Promising review (for the Book fragrance): "This smells exactly like my late grandparents' home and garden in the Pacific Northwest. Dusty herbs, wood, and soft spice. I almost started crying from the nostalgia. It's a really unique gentle woodsy scent." —notabumblebee

Price: $38 (sale price: $32.30+)

5. Dyson Supersonic Hair Dryer has been hyped for quite a while — fans of it say it magically dries away the static/frizz, dullness, and coarseness in record time. It's also incredibly lightweight, but still delivers high power.

Promising review: "This blowdryer is stupid expensive. There, I said it. HOWEVER, I've never used anything like it. My hair is always thicker, straighter, and shinier than I've ever seen it!" —detroiterinnycRead our full review here (#7)!Price: $399 (sale price: $339.15+)
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Promising review: "This blowdryer is stupid expensive. There, I said it. HOWEVER, I've never used anything like it. My hair is always thicker, straighter, and shinier than I've ever seen it!" —detroiterinnyc

Read our full review here (#7)!

Price: $399 (sale price: $339.15+)

6. Urban Decay Eyeshadow Primer Potion sets such a perfectly smooth, flat, sturdy canvas for the art you want on your eyelids.

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Promising review: "This primer made my eyeshadow stay all day! my eyelids get super oily and my eyeshadow usually creases, but they stayed matte and on my eyes the whole day! even after my dance class, my eyeshadow was perfect. two thumbs up!" —kaylababy

Price: $22 (sale price: $18.70+)

7. Anastasia Beverly Hills Prism Eyeshadow Palette has 14 bright and extremely blendable colors that'll be such a look for a special occasion, or just when you wanna treat yourself.

Promising review: "It's beautiful! Love, love, love! It can be used for everyday looks but also for those really dramatic eye looks you wanna do. It's super cute and has hardly any fallout. I also love the brush it comes with." —queenrylockPrice: $31.50 (sale price: $26.78+)
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Promising review: "It's beautiful! Love, love, love! It can be used for everyday looks but also for those really dramatic eye looks you wanna do. It's super cute and has hardly any fallout. I also love the brush it comes with." —queenrylock

Price: $31.50 (sale price: $26.78+)

8. Amika Blowout Babe Interchangeable Thermal Brush uses far-infrared heat to give you the voluminous frizz-free style of your dreams. With three different barrel sizes, you get to decide what look you want today.

Promising review: "Love this tool. It's basically like a curling iron with a brush so you can have a pro looking blowout without the normal hassle of switching the between hot and cold as you hold the ends of the hair curled in the round brush. I've gotten nonstop compliments on my hair since I got this." —lcba48Price: $150 (sale price: $127.50+)
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Promising review: "Love this tool. It's basically like a curling iron with a brush so you can have a pro looking blowout without the normal hassle of switching the between hot and cold as you hold the ends of the hair curled in the round brush. I've gotten nonstop compliments on my hair since I got this." —lcba48

Price: $150 (sale price: $127.50+)

9. Tarte Tight & Bright Clay Multi-Mask is a two-in-one dream for all skin types. This combo includes a detoxifying clay mask and a hydrating mask that firms so you can pick which works best for different areas of your face!

Promising review: "This mask duo is perfect for all skin types, even sensitive and dry! I put the purple mask in my T-zone and the gold mask on my cheeks, but you can also put them all over your face. This is such a great idea. My new holy grail mask!" —sydneygkinardPrice: $40 (sale price: $34+)
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Promising review: "This mask duo is perfect for all skin types, even sensitive and dry! I put the purple mask in my T-zone and the gold mask on my cheeks, but you can also put them all over your face. This is such a great idea. My new holy grail mask!" —sydneygkinard

Price: $40 (sale price: $34+)

10. Tatcha The Water Cream has a cruelty-free, oil-free formula and is packed with Japanese wild rose and leopard lily to help reduce pore size and oil production.

Another super cool fact is that Tatcha is partnered with the Room to Read foundation helping to empower women's futures so every purchase you make supports girls education on a global scale. Promising review: "My skin is the best it has ever been. Seriously. This moisturizer has an interesting texture because it is lighter than most moisturizers I have used. I know this sounds weird, but it feels like I am putting water on my face. I don't know how this works, but it must be sorcery, because it absorbs really quickly and lasts for a long time. The texture is basically magic, and I mean that in the best way possible." —dmarsh1Price: $68 (sale price: $57.80+)
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Another super cool fact is that Tatcha is partnered with the Room to Read foundation helping to empower women's futures so every purchase you make supports girls education on a global scale.

Promising review: "My skin is the best it has ever been. Seriously. This moisturizer has an interesting texture because it is lighter than most moisturizers I have used. I know this sounds weird, but it feels like I am putting water on my face. I don't know how this works, but it must be sorcery, because it absorbs really quickly and lasts for a long time. The texture is basically magic, and I mean that in the best way possible." —dmarsh1

Price: $68 (sale price: $57.80+)

11. Fenty Beauty Killawatt Freestyle Highlighter is a cream-to-powder formula designed to light up your life even when the lights go down! That's watts up.

Promising review: "Our girl Riri really thought about us when she created this highlighter. I've heard a lot about Trophy wife but this champagne color is to die for!! The product applies smoothly on the face and it's highly pigmented so a little goes a long way. " —denisepleasePrice: $34 (sale price: $28.90+)
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Promising review: "Our girl Riri really thought about us when she created this highlighter. I've heard a lot about Trophy wife but this champagne color is to die for!! The product applies smoothly on the face and it's highly pigmented so a little goes a long way. " —deniseplease

Price: $34 (sale price: $28.90+)

12. Fresh Sugar Lip Treatment Sunscreen stick provides moisture (and SPF!) with a touch of sugary color to brighten your lips while they hydrate.

Promising review: "Don't waste your money on cheap chapsticks anymore! This sugar treatment restores lips back to normal in no time at all. It's worth every penny!" —702kris10Price: $24 (sale price: $20.40+)
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Promising review: "Don't waste your money on cheap chapsticks anymore! This sugar treatment restores lips back to normal in no time at all. It's worth every penny!" —702kris10

Price: $24 (sale price: $20.40+)

13. Glow Recipe Watermelon Glow Sleeping Mask is formulated with watermelon (swoon) and hyaluronic acid to help uneven skin texture and excess oily skin.

Promising review: "This product works amazing on my skin. I use to wake up feeling super oily and like my face needed a deep clean even though it was washed the night before. Now I wake up feeling better and then my skin feels super refreshed and smooth once I wash it off." —DanehLovePrice: $45 (sale price: $38.25+)
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Promising review: "This product works amazing on my skin. I use to wake up feeling super oily and like my face needed a deep clean even though it was washed the night before. Now I wake up feeling better and then my skin feels super refreshed and smooth once I wash it off." —DanehLove

Price: $45 (sale price: $38.25+)

14. Dr. Jart Shake & Shot Rubber Soothing Mask has a DIY formula pack inside that you shake into being. With this wild packaging though — we're already shook!

Promising review: "Mixing the mask together was quick and easy as was applying the product onto my face. My skin is so soft and smooth now! It definitely helped soothe all the redness I had on my skin especially on my cheeks. I left it on for a full twenty minutes and it peeled off easily!" —kmelo24Price: $12 (sale price: $10.20+)
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Promising review: "Mixing the mask together was quick and easy as was applying the product onto my face. My skin is so soft and smooth now! It definitely helped soothe all the redness I had on my skin especially on my cheeks. I left it on for a full twenty minutes and it peeled off easily!" —kmelo24

Price: $12 (sale price: $10.20+)

15. Fenty Beauty Soft Matte Longwear Foundation is hailed for its cruelty-free, void-filling selection with 40 different shades to match from!

Promising review: "It photographs beautifully and doesn't budge once it sets. My favorite part about this foundation is that it doesn't make me look ashy or casket ready. My face is significantly darker than my neck and chest and usually when I try to get a foundation that matched my neck I look ghostly!" —KungFuKeyaPrice: $34 (sale price: $28.90+)
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Promising review: "It photographs beautifully and doesn't budge once it sets. My favorite part about this foundation is that it doesn't make me look ashy or casket ready. My face is significantly darker than my neck and chest and usually when I try to get a foundation that matched my neck I look ghostly!" —KungFuKeya

Price: $34 (sale price: $28.90+)

16. Chanel Eau de Parfum has the presented in the most prestigious bottle to match its luxurious scent.

Promising review: "This is the most amazing smelling perfume I have ever had. It is chic, sexy, and yet it's not overwhelming or way too strong. it lasts all day and my boyfriend loves it on me." —OrganicBeauty85Price: $130 (sale price: $110.50+)
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Promising review: "This is the most amazing smelling perfume I have ever had. It is chic, sexy, and yet it's not overwhelming or way too strong. it lasts all day and my boyfriend loves it on me." —OrganicBeauty85

Price: $130 (sale price: $110.50+)

17. Anastasia Amrezy Highlighter brings us this limited edition collab with Amrezy fit for a QUEEN.

Promising review: "This is the best highlighter I own. I can where it at my palest and I know that I will be able to wear it when I am tan. It can be used for a light glow or a blinding highlight. I just love it! I am going to need to buy a back up, it is just the best." —EmilyMarcumPrice: $28 (sale price: $23.80+)
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Promising review: "This is the best highlighter I own. I can where it at my palest and I know that I will be able to wear it when I am tan. It can be used for a light glow or a blinding highlight. I just love it! I am going to need to buy a back up, it is just the best." —EmilyMarcum

Price: $28 (sale price: $23.80+)

18. Urban Decay All Nighter Makeup Setting Spray is a staple in any beauty guru's arsenal. Ready set spray!

Promising review: "This stuff is magic. My oily skin and eyelids are a recipe for melty makeup within 8-10 hours, and just a couple of spritzes of this keeps melty face at bay. For about a minute or so it feels wet on your face; just don't mess with your face for that time and then you're good to go. Thanks again, UD!" —jroadsPrice: $32 (sale price: $27.20+)
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Promising review: "This stuff is magic. My oily skin and eyelids are a recipe for melty makeup within 8-10 hours, and just a couple of spritzes of this keeps melty face at bay. For about a minute or so it feels wet on your face; just don't mess with your face for that time and then you're good to go. Thanks again, UD!" —jroads

Price: $32 (sale price: $27.20+)

19. Stila Glitter & Glow Liquid Eye Shadow has become a cult favorite due to the ease of application and the blinding color pay off!

Promising review: "Honestly this product is so amazing! It's an instant eye look that's beautiful for day or night wear. It's so easy to apply and makes doing makeup quick! For work I'll put one of these all over my eye with some mascara. At night I'll just add some dark in the crease and some eyeliner. I highly recommend this product!" —AmandaAmorePrice: $24 (sale price: $20.40+)
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Promising review: "Honestly this product is so amazing! It's an instant eye look that's beautiful for day or night wear. It's so easy to apply and makes doing makeup quick! For work I'll put one of these all over my eye with some mascara. At night I'll just add some dark in the crease and some eyeliner. I highly recommend this product!" —AmandaAmore

Price: $24 (sale price: $20.40+)

20. Ouai Rose Hair & Body Oil adds moisture back into your hair and skin. When you tell people what your luxurious secret is they'll say, "No Ouai!"

Promising review: "I try every new product under the sun to help tame my unruly hair. With OUAI I could immediately feel my hair becoming smooth as I used it because of the richness of the product. After just one use, my dry, kinky, wavy hair became shiny, healthy, and fully of body — even the nastiest grays that pop up relaxed. My hair actually feels so soft too. And, the bonus is the more than lovely fragrance of fresh flowers that feels like I’m walking through a garden. I love, love, love OUAI. I’d be extremely surprised if you didn’t too." —SclancyPrice: $32 (sale price: $27.20+)
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Promising review: "I try every new product under the sun to help tame my unruly hair. With OUAI I could immediately feel my hair becoming smooth as I used it because of the richness of the product. After just one use, my dry, kinky, wavy hair became shiny, healthy, and fully of body — even the nastiest grays that pop up relaxed. My hair actually feels so soft too. And, the bonus is the more than lovely fragrance of fresh flowers that feels like I’m walking through a garden. I love, love, love OUAI. I’d be extremely surprised if you didn’t too." —Sclancy

Price: $32 (sale price: $27.20+)

21. Jo Malone Red Roses Scent Diffuser is a long lasting way to make your whole home smell like a fresh rose garden!

Promising review: "I will never get sick of this scent. It's not over powering and it doesn't smell fake. It smells like real roses in your living room/bathroom/where ever you want to put in your house. It's beautiful. I just wish they lasted longer. But I still love it and will continue to purchase it." —EsDasPrice: $95 (sale price: $80.75+)
Instagram: @https://www.instagram.com/jomalonelondon/?hl=en

Promising review: "I will never get sick of this scent. It's not over powering and it doesn't smell fake. It smells like real roses in your living room/bathroom/where ever you want to put in your house. It's beautiful. I just wish they lasted longer. But I still love it and will continue to purchase it." —EsDas

Price: $95 (sale price: $80.75+)

22. Drunk Elephant C-Tango Multivitamin Eye Cream packs five forms of vitamin C into one scrumptious formula for AM and PM usage. Orange you glad you can wear it any. time. you. want!?

Promising review: "I've been using this for only a week so far and color me impressed. This eye cream does feel DIFFERENT than most. It feels richer, creamier, and you can definitely visibly see brightening and firming. Worth the dolla dolla bills." —KelseyObrienSFPrice: $64 (sale price: $54.40+)
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Promising review: "I've been using this for only a week so far and color me impressed. This eye cream does feel DIFFERENT than most. It feels richer, creamier, and you can definitely visibly see brightening and firming. Worth the dolla dolla bills." —KelseyObrienSF

Price: $64 (sale price: $54.40+)

23. Natasha Denona Tropic Eyeshadow Palette brings us 15 stunning cream-powder shades. My personal favorites are "fake tan" and "nudist." How fun!

Promising review: "It’s beautiful, perfect for spring and summer, and different than most of the standard mass produced palettes that release. The shades are wearable and perfect for the warm weather look. Love this!" —EllieChandelliePrice: $129 (sale price: $109.65+)
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Promising review: "It’s beautiful, perfect for spring and summer, and different than most of the standard mass produced palettes that release. The shades are wearable and perfect for the warm weather look. Love this!" —EllieChandellie

Price: $129 (sale price: $109.65+)

24. Eve Lom Rescue Mask is a lot of people's holy grail when it comes to breakouts due to its award winning formula.

Promising review: "This is so far the best cleansing mask I've used. (I've tried several of the most popular cleansing masks in the market.) I have combination skin. This mask cleanses out most of the whiteheads and blackheads on my nose without drying out my skin — and guess what — it helps to relief cold symptoms as well. It contains camphor, which reduces coughing and makes you breath better. It's a great product. It does what it says, and comes with an extra function." —Ina1984 Price: $85 (sale price: $72.25+)
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Promising review: "This is so far the best cleansing mask I've used. (I've tried several of the most popular cleansing masks in the market.) I have combination skin. This mask cleanses out most of the whiteheads and blackheads on my nose without drying out my skin — and guess what — it helps to relief cold symptoms as well. It contains camphor, which reduces coughing and makes you breath better. It's a great product. It does what it says, and comes with an extra function." —Ina1984

Price: $85 (sale price: $72.25+)

25. Benefit Cosmetics The Porefessional Pearl Primer minimizes your pores while creating a subtle "glow from within" radiance under your makeup!

Promising review: "It covers up my pores just like the original Porefessional but it leaves my skin with a glow from within! I absolutely love it and has been my go-to since I purchased it." —nadia1319Price: $31 (sale price: $26.35+)
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Promising review: "It covers up my pores just like the original Porefessional but it leaves my skin with a glow from within! I absolutely love it and has been my go-to since I purchased it." —nadia1319

Price: $31 (sale price: $26.35+)

26. Laura Mercier Translucent Loose Setting Powder is (imho) THE holy grail. It'll set your foundation all. damn. day. without looking like you dunked your face in powder!

Promising review: "Huge fan of this product. I apply under my eyes and over concealer using a damp beauty blender and then a small amount all over using a powder brush. I used to get shiny halfway through the day but when I combine this product with setting spray, I stay matte!" —hannahh1 Price: $38 (sale price: $32.30+)
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Promising review: "Huge fan of this product. I apply under my eyes and over concealer using a damp beauty blender and then a small amount all over using a powder brush. I used to get shiny halfway through the day but when I combine this product with setting spray, I stay matte!" —hannahh1

Price: $38 (sale price: $32.30+)

27. Hourglass Veil Mineral Primer creates an oil-free silky pillow for your makeup to rest upon. Plus with SPF 15 in its formula you'll be extra primed for long days in the sun!

Promising review: "Feels like pearls on your skin. The product is so nice I almost don't care if it works, but it does. It controls shine but doesn't dry out your skin. It did not irritate my skin or cause any breakouts. Feels very light and luxurious. Your makeup will go on so nicely you will love it. " —elliebenadi Price: $54 (sale price: $45.90+)
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Promising review: "Feels like pearls on your skin. The product is so nice I almost don't care if it works, but it does. It controls shine but doesn't dry out your skin. It did not irritate my skin or cause any breakouts. Feels very light and luxurious. Your makeup will go on so nicely you will love it. " —elliebenadi

Price: $54 (sale price: $45.90+)

28. Kat Von D "I Am Divine" Palette is packed with so much vibrance in the shade choices, it makes all other shadows feel like such a drag!

Promising review: "The pigmentation is absolutely divine! The colors are bold, and absolutely stunning. This collaboration is a match made in heaven, and I am so glad it was released early. If you love bold and colorful eye looks, this is a must have!" —HollywoodRosePrice: $38 (sale price: $32.30+)
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Promising review: "The pigmentation is absolutely divine! The colors are bold, and absolutely stunning. This collaboration is a match made in heaven, and I am so glad it was released early. If you love bold and colorful eye looks, this is a must have!" —HollywoodRose

Price: $38 (sale price: $32.30+)

29. Clarisonic Mia 2 Skin Cleansing System removes all the gunk your pores have collected throughout the day. Give your hands a rest, let this two-speed adorable robot do all the work!

Promising review: "As I've gotten older I've changed my priorities and have focused more and more on my skin rather than covering it up with tons of makeup. With this in mind, I invested in a Mia 2. At first I wondered about the price point. Having previously purchased a similar version, I knew that you get what you pay for. And I was right! My skin has never been smoother and glowing! People constantly compliment me on my complexion and tell me what great skin I have." —MammaTeePrice: $169 (sale price: $143.65+)
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Promising review: "As I've gotten older I've changed my priorities and have focused more and more on my skin rather than covering it up with tons of makeup. With this in mind, I invested in a Mia 2. At first I wondered about the price point. Having previously purchased a similar version, I knew that you get what you pay for. And I was right! My skin has never been smoother and glowing! People constantly compliment me on my complexion and tell me what great skin I have." —MammaTee

Price: $169 (sale price: $143.65+)

30. Clarins Hydra-Essentiel Silky Cream is just what your skin will need this summer! With it's SPF 15 and thirst quenching formula, you'll be reaching for this on every trip to the beach.

Promising review: "This moisturizer is lightweight, hydrating, and anti-pollution. My skin feels so fresh and balanced after using any Clarins moisturizer, but I like to wear this one on my no makeup days, it's very refreshing and has sun protection too!" —Maejune15Price: $48 (sale price: $40.80+)
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Promising review: "This moisturizer is lightweight, hydrating, and anti-pollution. My skin feels so fresh and balanced after using any Clarins moisturizer, but I like to wear this one on my no makeup days, it's very refreshing and has sun protection too!" —Maejune15

Price: $48 (sale price: $40.80+)

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