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    30 Things You'll Want To Buy At Sephora's VIB Holiday Sale

    Snag some major savings on makeup, skincare items, haircare products, and other Sephora faves!

    We hope you love the products we recommend! All of them were independently selected by our editors. Just so you know, BuzzFeed may collect a share of sales or other compensation from the links on this page if you decide to shop from them. Oh, and FYI — prices are accurate and items in stock as of time of publication.

    Beauty lovers, listen up! Sephora's annual holiday sale is here, which means all you beauty-obsessed VIB Rouge members can score 20% off your purchases!!

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    This weekend (11/2–11/5), VIB Rogue members can get 20% off their order with the code ROUGEBONUS. (VIBs and Beauty Insiders, stay tuned in the coming weeks for your chances to score deals!)

    If you aren’t already a Beauty Insider, you can sign up here, so you can participate in sales like this one!

    You'll find great deals on skincare, makeup, hair care, and ~holiday gift sets~ both online and in stores.

    And to make sure you don’t miss out on any life-changing new products, we’ve gathered some of the best deals:

    1. Glow Recipe Watermelon Glow Sleeping Mask contains a super hydrating hyaluronic acid and watermelon formula to brighten uneven skin tones and control excess oil from building up on your face — say "sweet dreams" to a brand new you upon waking up!

    It smells like watermelon Jolly Ranchers, so just something to consider if you're not a fan of fragrances — but OH BOY, is it great!! Check out my full review (#8)!

    Promising review: "I use this mask at night, so I apply a thin layer and sleep in the mask. It smells like watermelon candy, but not in an overwhelming or overly sugary way. It is silky smooth when applied and sinks in nicely. You do have to keep your face off your pillow for a bit while it really sinks in. In the morning I give my skin a quick rinse and it is noticeably brighter and looks smoother and refreshed. It also has gentle exfoliation which means that as you use it, it helps to keep your skin looking beautiful." —kmair

    Price: $17.60+ (originally $22+; available in mini and standard sizes)

    This line also comes in a moisturizer and sheet mask — and did you know they have an über cute limited edition Watermelon Jelly Tote Set?

    2. Sephora Favorites Give Me More Lip is for every single lipstick lover out there that doesn't have a lipstick collector's budget — ya feel me? It comes in a bunch of different shades, formulas, and brands, so you can find your new faves without going broke!


    This set includes:

    -Bite Beauty Amuse Bouche Liquified Lip in Marsala

    -Charlotte Tilbury Matte Revolution in Bond Girl

    -Huda Lip Strobe in Snobby

    -NARS Velvet Matte Lip Pencil in Do Me Baby

    -Smashbox Always On Metallic Matte in Vino Noir

    Promising review: "Wow! I'm so impressed with this package of lip products. The Charlotte Tilbury lipstick alone is worth half as much as the whole package of products. Comes with an assortment of nude, berry, and red shades, as well as various formulas. I've found some products in this set that I will absolutely purchase again. This was a great way to test out different brands, formulas, and colors without breaking the bank." —Draya506

    Price: $54.40 (originally $68)

    3. Gloss Bomb Universal Lip Luminizer offers a luminescent shine in one shade that's guaranteed to look fire on everyone — consider this to be your new "my lips but better" shade.

    Consider this the Casper mattress of lip glosses! One shade (nude rose) looks good on everyone so you don't have to overthink it.

    Promising review: "I love it! Keeps my lips moisturized and that shine is second to none, can’t wait to see what else Rihanna comes out with!!" —PharaC

    Price: $14.40 (originally $18)

    4. Kat Von D Tattoo Liner goes on so smoothly and with such precision, that the final result might as well have actually been tattooed on. Perfect wings, here we come!

    This is one of my go-to eyeliners! It's easy to use, stays on all day, and makes sharp, crisp wings.

    Promising review: "This liner is perfect if you want a flawless line or a sharp wing. The design of the brush is so flexible and feather-like." —emily234

    Price: $16 (originally $20; available in two colors)

    Check out our picks for best liquid eyeliners on BuzzFeed Reviews!

    5. Foreo Luna Mini 2 is a nonabrasive facial cleansing brush equipped with eight intensity settings that stays charged for up to 300 uses — hello, smooth, radiant skin and instant gratification!

    Check out a BuzzFeeder's full review!

    Promising review: "It does exactly what it's supposed to do. It's easy to use, easy to clean, comfortable, waterproof, and holds a charge for a long time. I have sensitive skin and I find that the silicone is much gentler on my face than brush scrubbers. Plus, you don't need to buy any replacement heads like you do with the brush kind. I like the mini version because it still does what I need it to, but it's more compact. Basically, it's just a nice, simple, and well-designed tool." —LuckIndeed

    Price: $111.20 (originally $139; available in six colors)

    6. Anastasia Beverly Hills Modern Renaissance Palette is packed with 14 neutral to berry tones that apply onto your lids like straight-up butter — this is *the* palette for any season, any occasion.

    Promising review: "The colors are super pigmented with little fallout, but I think it's better for brown eyes. The dark browns and reds just don't work as well with my light blue eyes. Still, I'm pleased with my purchase and would recommend it, given that I do still use the lighter colors." —FleekyChicChick

    Price: $33.60 (originally $42)

    Modern Renaissance is their most popular palette at the moment, but they also have Soft Glam and Sultry palettes for more options!

    7. Peace Out Acne Healing Dots dissolve pore congestion and acne-causing bacteria, while also using a hydrocolloid dressing to protect your *delicate area* from additional irritants — basically, these dots deflate your pimples overnight and speed up the entire healing process!


    Promising review: "These things are AMAZING. I still break out occasionally in my late twenties, but when I do I stick one of these babies on before I go to sleep and when I wake up, VOILA. It's like my zit has been completely steamrolled. I only wish there were more in a pack!" —Tarainthecity

    Price: $15.20 (originally $19)

    They also have Pore Treatment Strips if your nose needs a little extra lovin'!

    8. Pat McGrath MatteTrance Lipsticks paint your choice of a deliciously bold pigment onto your lips for a comfortable matte that doesn't feel drying, heavy, or slippery — and that packaging, *swoon*., BuzzFeed

    This is our pick for best $$$-priced matte lipstick on BuzzFeed Reviews!

    Promising review: "I feel sorry for anyone who thinks this is a 'hype' product. Pat McGrath has been a makeup artist working for the best people in the fashion industry for decades. I bought three colors: Omi, Antidote and Elson — and all of them are amazing. They apply easily, are super pigmented, and last — I wore Antidote and went out to eat, and it was still on (though not perfect-looking) after my meal. This lipstick is also one of the most comfortable I have worn. It feels very velvety on, but doesn't migrate outside of my lips. I wouldn't say it's moisturizing, but it's not drying either. With a light balm underneath it's perfect. Really the best lipstick I've tried, and I want all the shades now. Packaging looks and feel luxurious, and looks great on my shelf." —Sephora Customer

    Price: $30.40 (originally $38; available in 31 shades)

    9. Living Proof Perfect Hair Day Shampoo and Conditioner is an iconic duo with powerful formulas to gently cleanse, nourish, and hydrate your hair *without* weighing it down, keeping your hair cleaner and healthier looking for longer — because who has time to wash their hair *that* often, amirite?

    Promising review: "This duo saved my hair!! About a year ago, I noticed my hair was getting oily quickly....seriously, half a day after I washed my hair. No dry shampoo would work. I was having to wash it every day, and it was ruining my color. After talking to a Sephora consultant, she mentioned that her manager had the exact same issue but was having huge success with this line! So I tried out the travel pack first, and noticed a huge change in just one-two weeks. Now, nine months later, I can go five-six days in between washes. You don't need a lot; regular sized products last me about six months! I even love the design of the bottle; I love how the top is flat, so that it's easy to turn over and get all the last little bit out. :) 5/5 hands-down for me!! —MegDR

    Price: $20.80 each — shampoo and conditioner (originally $26+; available in standard and value sizes)

    DEAL ALERT! You can also snag a jumbo set of their shampoo, conditioner, — which are 24 oz bottles, three times the standard size — *and* dry shampoo for $63.20 (originally $79)!

    10. The Original MakeUp Eraser wipes away your makeup seemingly like magic, because it only requires warm water! No soap, no fuss, and definitely no more makeup wipes that agitate your eyes *and* still manage to leave makeup behind.


    This is our $$-priced pick for best makeup remover on BuzzFeed Reviews!

    Promising review: " This is a complete game changer in my nightly routine. I've used pretty much every wipe on the market for makeup removal, and yet every night, after using a wipe & washing my face, I'd still have eye makeup under my eyes. I'd use another wipe & go to bed. I'd wake up in the morning with raccoon eyes despite two wipes & washing my face. Now, I use this cloth with water and my eye make up is gone. COMPLETELY gone. I wash my face and go to bed. I wake up without raccoon eyes. I am happy. I'm also saving a bunch of money by having a washable & reusable cloth instead of the wipes. I can't say exactly how it works — seriously it's magic. I'm glad it works though. It's awesome. I bought one for every woman in my life for the holidays." —dschmidt1007

    Price: $16 (originally $20; available in four colors/prints)

    11. Belif The True Cream Aqua Bomb is actually your skin's thirst-quenching truth — the ultra-lightweight gel-cream instantly cools and hydrates with a powerful but soothing blend of apothecary herbs.

    Promising review: "I have gone through many, many moisturizers on my way to this one, and this was the only one where I noticed a difference in my skin after ONE day. My skin was brighter and smoother and my pores were smaller. It absorbs into my skin very quickly and deeply hydrates without feeling like I have a layer of product on my face. I would also like to mention that I used to have oily skin but now I can say that I have closer to normal skin after consistently using this product." —phil0s0phie

    Price: $17.60 (originally $22+; available in mini, standard, and value sizes)

    12. Drunk Elephant T.L.C. Sukari Babyfacial spits out a mask that over 800 Sephora customers have said left them with clearer, more radiant skin — thanks to a 25% AHA Blend that dispels dead surface skin and revs up turnover.

    Promising review: "This is everything. My skin transformed after the first use. I️'m becoming a devoted user to the Drunk Elephant line because each product I’ve tried does exactly what it says it will do. Thank you for making amazing products!" —mayan2012

    Price: $64 (originally $80)

    Check out their gift set offerings too, like Agent Ellie Day Kit and Inspector Drunk Night Kit! And if you wanna try a little bit of everything, check out The Littles!

    13. Amika Polished Perfection Straightening Brush can smooth hair without really any effort on your part (lazy girls, rejoice!), delivering shiny and frizz-free styles without drying out your strands.

    Check out a BuzzFeeder's full review!

    Promising review: "I have really thick, curly hair and love a good blowout but I only get them in the salon, because I cannot do it myself. This brush takes my hair from curly to straight and styled in 15 minutes. It is amazing. My hair looks shiny and healthy after using it and it lasts for three days. I am in awe! I actually may ditch my Ouidad products and wear my hair straight for a while — and without a keratin treatment. LOVE!" —leni123

    Price: $96 (originally $120)

    14. Invisibobble Hair Rings comfortably and securely hold up thick, thin, and curly hair without denting or tangling your strands — so you can transition from updos to letting your hair flow without any evidence towards the former.

    I can't live without these! Check out my full review (#6)!

    Promising review: "Wonderful little things! I have thick shoulder length hair and my hair doesn't slip out or fall down, and it doesn't leave any kinks. The best thing is no more headaches from having to tie my hair tie so tight to prevent it from falling!" —BeautybeginR

    Price: $6.40 (originally $8; available in six colors)

    15. Dior Lip Glows are perfect for those who are looking for the slightest hint of color, but value smooth and hydrated lips above all else — glow up, babes!

    Promising review: "I purchased it in pink and received exactly what I expected: a rather expensive but luxurious lip gloss. This is perfect for light makeup days or even for a pretty pout when you're not wearing makeup at all. Also, the packaging is very pleasing to the eye." —GradBeauty

    Price: $27.20 (originally $34; available in 11 shades in three finishes: Matte, Satin, and Shimmer)

    16. Buxom Lash Waterproof Volumizing Mascara coats every lash — no matter how teensy or straight — with budge-proof, smudge-proof, and intensely black pigment with its hourglass-shaped applicator, so you can apply once and not have to worry about your lashes looking drab for the whole damn day.

    This is our pick for best $$-priced waterproof mascara on BuzzFeed Reviews!

    Promising review: "You can literally wash your face [with water] and this will still be there. I get a ton of compliments when I wear it since it shows the length of my lashes beautifully." —LilyRirry

    Price: $17.60 (originally $22)

    17. Dr. Jart Shake and Shot Rubber Masks make masking an fun, interactive DIY affair — you combine the Super Booster and Liquid Ampoule packets provided, cover the baby's mouth with your finger, give the container a shake, and use the spatula to paint the rubber modeling mask all over your beautiful face — and your face ends up as looking as smooth as the baby face on the packaging.


    Once the mask becomes solid after 15-20 minutes, you can remove it with one swift peel-off motion/

    Promising review: "Just finished trying the Hydro mask and I can confidently say it’s one of the best face masks I’ve ever used. I loved it so much that I’m definitely returning to Sephora this weekend to buy a few more. First, the packaging is just so cool that I couldn’t help but be intrigued by this product. Kudos, Dr. Jart+. Secondly, the whole process was so unique and fun! It’s goopy, and kind of reminds me of that slime you made in science class as a kid. I was amazed at how easily it peeled off all in one piece. Super neat and clean with no mess or hassle which is A+ for me! My face feels buttery soft and when I looked in the mirror, my jaw dropped because my super dry, dull winter skin instantly looked hydrated and healthy. I’m not exaggerating...usually I’m not blown away by face masks but my skin seriously looked 10 times better, so supple and smooth!" —jordoelizabeth

    Price: $9.60 (originally $12; available in Brightening, Hydro, Firming, and Soothing)

    18. Amorepacific Color Control Cushion Compact Broad Spectrum SPF 50+ pats away any redness, blemishes, and bumps you'd rather not show, while evening out your skin tone so you're left with a flawless finish that never feels heavy or cakey like some liquid foundations might.

    This is one of my fave BB cushions, which I review here (scroll to the end)!

    Promising review: "This was a recommendation from a friend who was recommended by her dermatologist in Brazil. I love it so much that I don't spend a single day without it. It does not provide as much coverage as a foundation but it is just the way I like it — VERY natural with just enough coverage. I also apply serum underneath and loose mineral powder on top, and I can always reapply this on top if needed. My skin feels softer, brighter and the safe from the sun. Love it!" —vvbeaute

    Price: $12+ (mini) and $48 (standard) (originally $15 and $60; available in five shades)

    19. Olaplex Hair Perfector No. 3 fixes almost every hair woe you're struggling with (burnt hair, color damage, etc.) so you can get those luscious locks back in business — all without taking out a loan for a salon visit.

    Crazily enough, this isn't even a conditioner — just a very intense repair kit that's usually exclusive to salons (typically you use this after over-bleaching and coloring, but it's also great for any kind of damage!). It relinks broken bonds in hair to provide structural repair.

    Promising review: "I have highlighted hair, and before Olaplex I had problems with breakage. Since using Olaplex, my hair is stronger and much healthier. I did take a short break, as I was trying to save money, and I totally saw the difference in my hair. I have now gone back to faithfully using it once a week, and my hair is back to being strong despite the coloring and use of heat on my hair. It is worth every penny!" —mapb

    Price: $22.40 (originally $28

    20. Urban Decay Naked Heat Palette (and Petite Heat!) are ~scorching hot~ eyeshadow palettes featuring warm browns, burnt oranges, and rich siennas for stunning looks that aren't here to play around — ok, maybe just a little play.

    Promising review: "This palette is simply gorgeous. Even the reddest shadows still manage to look good (though I must admit, I blend them with browns to avoid looking too red). It's warm and fun and the packaging is the best it's ever been on a Naked palette. Highly recommend!" —becmar

    Price: $43.20 (standard size; originally $54) and $23.20 (mini size; originally $29)

    21. Sephora Collection Foot Mask is doused in hyaluronic acid and either almond or lavender extract to soften rough areas on your soles or soothe tired, aching feet.

    Promising review: "I've always had rough parts on my feet and had a few blisters on the back of my heels after breaking in new shoes a few days ago. This foot mask did work! My feet are so smooth right now and I can't stop touching them." —Kimberlyyy44

    Price: $4 (originally $5; available in Lavender and Almond)

    22. Kopari Coconut Deodorant glides on clearly and makes your pits smell like fresh coconut milk (which you probs didn't know you needed until now) — it's also longlasting, plant-based and free of aluminum and baking soda, so if you're looking to switch to a non-toxic deodorant, here's your winner!


    This is our pick for best $$-priced natural deodorant on BuzzFeed Reviews!

    Promising review: "I made the switch to natural deodorant about a month ago and it was the best beauty/health decision I’ve made! I was extremely nervous about having bad BO, since I already had issues with traditional deodorant and antiperspirants — but it has been smooth sailing. Kopari’s deodorant goes on super smooth and smells amazing. When you’re transitoning over, you definitely need to reapply at some point during the day — but now that I’m a few weeks out, my body has gotten used to it and I smell fresh all day. I highly suggest this one. My boyfriend even likes it!" —oliviaolivee

    Price: $11.20 (originally $14)

    23. VERB Ghost Kit: Weightless and Protect has everything you need to clean, condition, smooth, and style your hair without weighing it down — you could's like a ghost, invisible to the eye.

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    Notable ingredients include: Moringa Seed Oil, Quinoa Protein, Pro-vitamin B5, and Sunflower Seed Extract (which provides natural UV protection).

    This set includes:

    -Ghost Shampoo

    -Ghost Conditioner

    -Ghost Oil

    -Ghost Hairspray

    Promising review: "I’ve finally found my holy grail hair products!!! I have fine hair and a lot of it. This line adds conditioning without weighing it down, leaving it shiny and bouncy. I love that it is formulated without most of the chemicals I try to avoid. This set is a fantastic deal too!" —atlproductjunky

    Price: $38.40 (originally $48)

    24. Urban Decay Eyeshadow Primer Potion Original is the secret to locking your eyeshadow in place for the whole day — because we're not auditioning for a role in Mission Impossible ('cause eyeshadow ~fallout~, get it???).

    Promising review: "I hated eyeshadow before getting this product. I have intensely oily lids so I really avoided using eyeshadow. But after doing a lot of research on YouTube, I realized a lot of people loved this product and they said it was amazing. I bought it during Christmas and I've never gone back. I go to hot, sweaty parties and whenever I look in the mirror, my eye masterpiece is still in place. I also think that it helps my shadows blend together better. The applicator is really nice, it applies the product nicely. I have deep-dark skin and it doesn't make my eyes look ashy. Overall, I think this product is a necessity to any makeup lover's kit." —mu5ings

    Price: $10.40+ (originally $13+; available in mini and standard sizes, as well as Sin, Eden, and Anti-Aging versions)

    25. Laneige Lip Sleeping Mask seals in moisture overnight — it literally contains Moisture Wrap™ Technology — with the sweet scent of berries, so you can wake up with the luxuriously soft, supple lips you probably were just dreaming of.

    The thick balm smells like berries so you'll definitely have ~sweet~ dreams, and it comes with a tiny spatula for application!

    Check out my review (#2 in the post)!

    Price: $16 (originally $20)

    Check out the limited-edition Kiss and Make Up Set if you wanna try other ~flavors~ that the lip mask comes in, like vanilla, grapefruit, and apple lime.

    26. Commodity The Portfolio Set contains fifteen unisex fragrances and is a super smart purchase for people whose scent preferences change as often as their mood — given their full-sized fragrances retail for a hefty $105.

    Promising review: "It’s such a perfect way to discover new fragrances and change things up, and it’s also fun to mix fragrances occasionally!! My favorites are rain, gold and tea. Love this brand so much — the fragrances are so fresh and pleasant, but never overwhelming!! The packaging is so sleek and pretty. Can’t wait to buy bigger versions of my favorites!!" —LawTawP

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

    27. Too Faced Better Than Sex Mascara is a cult fave that gives you intensely black coverage and sky-high volume for your lashes for the va-va-voom you need to get through the day — plus, isn't it just a great/cheeky answer to give when people ask you what you're wearing? 😉

    Promising Review: "I love the dramatic effect of long, thick, volumized, and defined lashes. This makes my nonexistent short lashes pop up to my eyebrows with just a couple of coats. Usually, I use a mascara primer but with this product, I don't even need one to make it seem as if I have false lashes on." —DamnitsDina

    Price: $9.60+ (originally $12; available in mini and standard sizes)

    28. Tarte Pearly Girl Vegan Teeth Whitening Pen is a super convenient method to achieve pearly whites that contains a ~neutralizing complex~ that makes it safe to use on sensitive teeth — just paint it on, allow 15 mins before eating or drinking for the product to sink in, and apply up to four times a day! It's also bleach-free, vegan, and cruelty-free.


    This is our pick for the best $-priced teeth whitener on BuzzFeed Reviews!

    Promising review: "This product is AMAZING! I alternate between this and Crest Whitestrips (which happens to be our best $$-priced teeth whitener!) and this is my new fave product. It is gentle (does not make teeth sensitive) and is precise. With Whitestrips, I feel like you can't whiten all the way down to the base of the tooth, but with this pen, you can paint all the way down to the root, in between, etc. Its easy application, and a little goes a long way. The results are amazing and quick. I paint it on overnight, and when I wake up, my teeth are noticeably whiter. I would recommend this to ANYONE." —peanut0205

    Price: $17.60 (originally $22)

    29. Tatcha The Water Cream delivers a weightless burst of oil-free hydration and nourishment thanks to Japanese wild rose, leopard lily, and Tatch'a Signature Hadasei-3 — it's a godsend for for oily and combination skin*!!

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    *NOTE: Not super great for dry skin!

    Check out a BuzzFeeder's review (#11)!

    Promising review: "Ok, when I said it was a journey to find the perfect moisturizer for my sensitive, acne-prone, combo skin, issa journey. But this is a miracle bottled up. This completely transformed my face, and of course it had to be the $82 cream, BUT dare I say it's worth it. It doesn't feel like you're wearing moisturizer when you put it on — it's so light. I put it on twice a day, first under my makeup and before I go to bed. Let me tell you, GIRL, my skin has NEVER been so clear, bright, and beautiful. It hurts my wallet to say this is going to be my moisturizer forevvvaa (in Cardi B voice)." —bosslady87

    Price: $54.40 (originally $68)

    30. Dyson Supersonic Hair Dryer has a hefty price tag, but oooooh boy, is it worth it once you try it and realize you can spend way less time drying your hair *and* not have to subject yourself to post-drying frizz, hot head, or extra damage.


    This is our pick for best $$$-priced hair dryer on BuzzFeed Reviews!

    Promising review: "My thick, wavy, color-treated hair dried about 60% faster. I timed it! No frizz, no hot scalp. Dyson's hair dryer is as good as their vacuums! Love how the nozzles change so quickly. I even tried the diffuser to let my hair go curly — amazing. It's expensive, but worth it." —SVJan

    Price: $319.20 (originally $399; available in three colors)

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