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Beauty lovers, it’s time to whip out your Sephora membership cards and fully restock your makeup bag for spring. Right now, Sephora is having its annual Spring Bonus sale, which features 10-20% off every single thing in the store, depending on what level of loyalty you have.
To access any of these amazing savings, you need to be a part of Sephora’s Insider program first, but it’s free to sign up for the basic “Beauty Insider” membership. Savings have already started for Rouge members (shoppers who spend $1,000 a year at Sephora) who can get 20% off with the promo code “HEYROUGE.”
Starting Thursday, May 2, VIB members (those who spend $350 a year) can get 15% off with the code “HEYVIB,” and Sephora Beauty Insiders (you gain status as soon as you sign up) get 10% off with the code “HEYINSIDER.”
This incredible sale ends Monday, May 6, so you only have a limited time to stock up on your favorites or try at new trend at a low price. There is a ton to choose from on Sephora’s site, but don’t worry: we’ve got you covered. Here are 16 top tested and reviewed products you should definitely add to your cart before the sale is over.
1. A liquid liner that won’t budge
When it comes to liquid eyeliner, you’re going to want something that won’t be smudged all over your lids by the end of the day. Stila makes the best liquid eyeliner we’ve ever tested because its felt tip pen design leaves a precise line that doesn’t budge on watery eyes or greasy lids. Plus, its deep black color means you won’t have to apply multiple layers, and this sale is the perfect time to add it into your beauty rotation.
Get the Stila Stay All Day Liquid Liner (Originally $22)
2. Liquid lipstick that lasts all day
After testing the best liquid lipsticks on the market, we named this one from Anastasia our favorite luxury brand. It comes in nearly 40 shades and feels smooth, not sticky when applied. Our tester absolutely loved that it lasted all day and didn’t dry her lips out.
Get the Anastasia Beverly Hills Liquid Lipstick (Originally $20)
3. A popular mascara for insane lashes
The “Better Than Sex” mascara by Two Faced has earned itself a cult following. After testing it, we found that’s great for layering and curling lashes while giving a more natural-looking finish. If you do want to pump up the volume, you can easily add on a few more layers that will bring the drama to your nighttime look.
Get the Too Faced Better Than Sex Mascara (Originally $24)
4. A creamy powder highlighter that doubles as lip stick
This popular powder highlighter comes in 12 gorgeous finishes, but we love the cult-favorite, Champagne Pop. The pinky-gold tone honestly looks good on nearly everyone, and the formula is blended with liquid for a creamy feel and a silky finish. Bonus: You can even wear it on your lips for a shimmery pop.
Get this Becca Shimmering Skin Perfector in Champagne Pop (Originally $38)
5. A brush that actually straightens your hair
Straightening your hair is hard work, but our beauty editor found that the Amika heated hair brush was able to tame even her curly mane (and she has a lot of hair). It seriously only took 17 minutes to go from curly to straight, and we were completely floored by the results. Right now, you can save on the upgraded version, which now has “iRed technology” that promises to create smoother, shinier hair.
Get this Amika Polished Perfection Straightening Brush 2.0 (Originally $120)
6. A pencil to keep your brows on fleek
Growing up, I never imaged how important eyebrows would be. This brow definer from Anastasia is a game changer for incredible brows. It has two ends: One side has a pencil to fill in your brows and the other has a brush to add definition for full brows that are extra eye-catching.
Get the Anastasia Beverly Hills Brow Definer (Originally $23)
7. A solution to those disposable foam blending wedges
For those of us who hate constantly buying disposable foundation wedges, the beautyblender is a game changer. The round shape makes it easy to seamlessly blend in foundation, and it will last you up to three months as long as you clean it properly. The best part? You can actually save on foundation, too, because a little will go a long way with this applicator.
Get the beautyblender Foundation Blender (Originally $20)
8. An incredible primer that even makes drugstore makeup better
Urban Decay’s Eyeshadow Primer Potion is one of the most popular and top-rated products on Sephora for a reason: It really works at keeping shimmery shadows and bold liners in place throughout the day. When we tested it, we found that this primer pair just as well with other UD cosmetics and high-end makeup options as it does with the cheapy drugstore products we’re all guilty of buying in a pinch. No matter what you use, this primer will help you get long-lasting wear without any creases or fading, which is huge.
Get the Urban Decay Eyeshadow Primer Potion (Originally $24)
9. Dry shampoo that will keep you fresh in between washes
Dry shampoo is a life saver for those days when you really don’t have time to wash your hair, and this one from Drybar is the best luxury dry shampoo we tested. Drybar is already known for their incredible blowouts, and this stuff will keep your ‘do looking fresh for days after. We loved that it soaked up a ton of grease while still adding volume and texture to our hair.
Get the Drybar Detox Dry Shampoo (Originally $23)
10. A foundation primer that sets your makeup all day
One of my coworkers won’t even apply makeup without using this primer by Smashbox first. This clear gel clear will smooth out your skin, so your makeup looks better and last all day. It seriously leaves your foundation looking flawless, and keeps it lasting on even the most oily skin.
Get the Smashbox Photo Finish Foundation Primer (Originally $36)
11. A wand for bouncy curls
Personally, we prefer a wand over a traditional curling iron for ease of use and styling versatility. When we tested the best curling wands available, we liked this one from GHD the best. It created curls that didn’t look too uniform or unnatural and it heats up in just six seconds. Pretty insane, right?
Get the GHD Curve Creative Curl Wand (Originally $199)
12. The ever-popular Urban Decay Naked palette
Naked 2 has a cult-like following, and chances are that even if you’ve never tried it, you know at least one beauty lover who swears by it. This palette comes with 12 neutral shades and can help create a range of looks, many of which have daytime (and work-safe) appeal, especially when using lighter hues like Champagne. But you can also use it to create a sultry after-hours look, especially if you want to bring the drama with a smokey eye.
Get the Urban Decay Naked 2 Palette (Originally $54)
13. The cult-favorite Dyson hair dryer
The Dyson Supersonic Hair Dryer is a best seller at Sephora—and with good reason. It’s quieter than most hair dryers, and we found that it made our hair feel smoother and softer, though it didn’t necessarily cut down on drying time. This hair dryer is typically insanely expensive at $400, but when you can take 10-20% off, it’s much more reasonable of a purchase.
Get the Dyson Supersonic Hair Dryer (Originally $399)
14. A pencil eyeliner that actually lasts through the day
This retractable eyeliner pencil is so skinny you can actually make a fine line without smudging. We love that it comes in 14 different colors, so you can stick with classic black or jazz things up with a cool, blue Steel(etto). The best part? Because it’s retractable, you don’t need to sharpen it before every use for a fine tip.
Get the Marc Jacobs Beauty Fineliner Ultra Skinny Gel Eye Crayon Eyeliner (Originally $25)
15. An all-purpose hydrating cream for every skin type
When it comes to repairing dry skin, this cream from First Aid Beauty does not mess around. In fact, it’s beloved by many Sephora shoppers and has more than 6,000 reviews. Users claims it will provide instant relief from dry skin while also hydrating dry areas, reducing flakes, and even soothing eczema.
Get the First Aid Beauty Ultra Repair Cream Intense Hydration (Originally $32)
16. Shampoo and conditioner for a professional wash
For hair that looks like you just came from the salon, we cannot recommend this shampoo and conditioner from Living Proof enough. It somehow manages to transform even the most dull, fine hair into feeling thicker and more luxurious. At $27 for an 8-ounce bottle, it is quite pricey, but you might as well give it a try with this sale.
- Get the Living Proof Full Shampoo (Originally $27)
- Get the Living Proof Full Conditioner (Originally $27)
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