What does it take to snag the best beauty deals on two of the biggest shopping days of the year, Black Friday and Cyber Monday? Internet connection, your cell phone, laptop or tablet, a distraction-free zone, and my roundup of the biggest and best sales, the most coveted limited-edition launches, and some cool gifts with purchase. Some of these are so nice you might buy them twice! Just make sure to bookmark this page to stay up-to-date on all the amazing beauty deals I find!
Anastasia Beverly Hills: Select Anastasia Beverly Glow Kits will be 40 percent off at Ulta starting on Monday, November 27.
Benefit Cosmetics: Save 25 percent on orders of $50 or more with the code BENEBINGE. And on Nov. 27, save 25 percent with the code CYBER25.
Boscia: Select items are buy one get one 50% off. Other select items are buy one get one free. Use the codes 1BOGO & 50BOGO. On Cyber Monday, take 25% off your order with the code 25MANIA.
Byredo: Get free shipping on all orders, along with a free mini hair perfume with any purchase over $75.
Frank Body: Take 20% site wide with the exclusion of the new Shimmer Collection.
Glossier: From Nov. 24 - Nov. 27, enjoy 20 percent off everything on the site and free shipping. No code necessary!
Glow Recipe: On Black Friday, receive 25 percent off site wide with the code BLACKFRIDAYGLOW, excluding items in the "Glow in the Know" section. On Cyber Monday, get 25 percent off including the previous exclusions for one day only. The first 100 purchases over $100 also get an ID.AZ deluxe sample kit.
Ilia: Take 30% off all makeup brushes online from November 23 through Cyber Monday.
Indie Lee: From Black Friday through Cyber Monday, buy one Jasmine Ylang Ylang Nutrient Oil, get a complimentary Jasmin Ylang Ylang Bath Soak ($28 value).
KKW Beauty: Beginning Nov. 24, get 30 percent off of contour and highlighter kits and lip sets on Black Friday and enjoy 20 percent off creme contour kits.
Laura Mercier: From 11/23 to 11/26, get a Flawless Contouring Palette for $30 (originally $50), plus a Foundation Primer Radiance Deluxe sample with the code CONTOUR. From 11/27 to 12/1, receive 35% off of exclusive bundles, plus free shipping with bundle purchases.
Milk Makeup: For Black Friday, the Liquid Strobe will be three for $30 (normally $24 each) and, on Cyber Monday, enjoy $10 off on all kits.
Nars: On Cyber Monday for one day only, the new NARSissist Wanted Eyeshadow Palette will be available for purchase on Sephora's website. It features 12 highly-pigmented shades in a variety of finishes. Also, take 20% on the brand's website.
NOTE Cosmetics: On Ulta.com, all NOTE products will be 30% off. Spend over $15 and you'll get a free Precision Liner, too. On the brand's own website, a complimentary Hydra Gloss is being offered with any purchase over $20.
One Love Organics: Enjoy 25 percent off *sitewide* with code OLOCYBERSPREE from Saturday, November 25 through Tuesday, November 28.
Ouai: The Every Which Ouai Set, a five-piece hair product gift set, will be available on the brand's website for $85 with free shipping.
Perricone MD: Starting November 22, and lasting through the 28, there will be a different skincare theme each day, with deals up to 50% off.
R+Co: Receive 20% off on purchases over $50 with the promo code BLACK20. On Cyber Monday take 25% off of purchases over $50 with the promo code CYBER25.
Sakara Life: On Black Friday (11/24) for one day only, Sakara Life is offering their only sale of the year: 25% off one meal delivery plan (must be used by January 1, 2018). On Cyber Monday, receive $25 for every $100 spent.
Smashbox: For Cyber Monday, at Ulta, the Smashbox Spotlight Palette will be 50 percent off.
Space NK: Buy one, get one half off your favorite products in store locations starting Nov. 22 and online from Nov. 24 through Nov. 27.
Stila: Get the Stay All Day Lip Liner in Zinfandel and the Matte'ificent Lipstick in Mon Ami for only $18 total, a retail value of $38.
St. Tropez: Between Nov. 24 and Nov. 27, you can score 40 percent off of all products from this beauty brand. Just enter the code STTROPEZ40 at check out.
Tata Harper: Take 20% off order of $100 or more. If your order is over $250 use code UNWRAP250 for a free gift. For orders over $400 use code UNWRAP400 for a free gift.
The Seaweed Bath Co.: Get 25 percent off (plus free shipping) on all orders online with the code HOLIDAY25 from Black Friday to Cyber Monday.
Urban Decay: From 11/24 through 11/26, take 25% off all products with free shipping.
So next time you're in the area, head in and make your debut to see what you discover!