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What You Should Get From The Sephora Holiday Sale

Sephora Holiday Sale

Me oh my, one of my favorite sales of the year is here. Not only is it my favorite, it’s the whole TSC team’s favorite, & it’s YOUR & the whole community’s favorite too.

Everyone is shopping for the holidays for their boyfriends, girlfriends, parents, neighbors, people who need to up their skincare game, you get it. Well, the Sephora Holiday Sale is here to help you streamline your shopping.

In an effort to not waste your time, let’s get right into the 5 items I will be buying from the sale. These are things that people who have been on The Skinny Confidential HIM & HER podcast have recommended, things approved by beauty insiders, & things approved by YOU – women all over the world who are part of The Skinny Confidential community.

What You Should Get From The Sephora Holiday Sale

Promise we’ll get to the top products, but let’s just go over how the sale works first:

OCTOBER 30 – NOVEMBER 9 – Rouge members get 20% off.

NOVEMBER 3 – NOVEMBER 9 – VIB members get 15% off.

NOVEMBER 5 – NOVEMBER 9 – Insiders get 10% off.


If you aren’t a member, just click here to instantly sign up & get some more deets on the tiers. It’s super easy to become an INSIDER instantly & get 10% off.

Ok, let’s get into it…& to keep things super streamlined, let’s go from least expensive to most expensive.

The Skinny Confidential Sephora Holiday Sale Picks:

Laneige Dream & Wonder Gift Set

Here’s the deal: OBSESSED with the pink lip mask, but I haven’t tried the other ones yet. I’ve heard they’re all insane which is why I’m going to buy a couple of these sets & split them up for stocking stuffers, but also buy a kit for myself so I can try them all & report back to you.

What I can say about the pink one is:

+ it’s going to completely moisturize your lips.

+ it stays on your lips overnight.

+ it will make your lips feel the softest they’ve ever felt.

+ it’s pink & has super cute packaging- you’ll want to keep it right next to your bed, beside your Woo.

If you’re not into buying the whole set, no fear, they’re all available as singles too: berry, lemon sorbet, mint choco.

Pucker up, your lips will thank you.

plump hydrating lip mask winter skincare by tsc

Ole Henriksen Cold Plunge Pore Mask

If you’re part of The Skinny Confidential Community, this is a product you just need in your bathroom. You won’t be sorry. Let me remind you why…

This mask was randomly sent to The Skinny Confidential office & I happened to try it out one day after Dorit Kemsley from Real Housewives recommended it on her vacation. & I FELL IN LOVE. I keep going back to it.

First off, it’s the perfect traveling mask, especially for warmer climates. It’s cooling, tightening, & makes your skin unbelievably delicious & buttery. It’s also good for every single skin type: oily, dry, sensitive, combination, & normal. To be real, Michael even tried it on his skin & he was very much into it.

After trying the mask, I discovered that it was really shrinking my pores & helping with dullness & uneven tone & texture. But, the main thing you can expect with this mask is the shrinkage of pores.

This mask would be a great stocking stuffer for someone special, or you could pair it with an ice roller to keep the whole ‘cold’ theme going. Fun!

What You Should Get From The Sephora Holiday Sale

Sephora Favorites Holiday Perfume Sampler

This perfume sampler is perfect for anyone who doesn’t have a signature scent. Personally, I have a scent for working out ( blood orange ), one that I wear during the day ( D&G Light Blue or Egyptian Musk Oil ), & one that I wear at night for Michael which is top secret. LOL.

So, if you or your partner ( or a friend ) don’t have a signature scent I highly suggest this. You can try them all & figure out what works best for you, your skin & your pheromones. This sampler has fragrances by Prada, Versace & Dolce & Gabbana – I love them all.

THE BEST THING ABOUT THIS: it comes with little certificates for each scent, so when you figure out which one is YOURS, you can head to any Sephora in the US & get a big bottle, FOR FREE.

Anyway, pick something sweet, sultry or sexy-whatever floats your boat. And if you’re interested in how to make your perfume last longer ( on your body & on your vanity ), check out this post.  

Dr. Dennis Gross All Is Bright Faceware Pro Set

Ok ok, bear with me on this. You’re going to be smitten with this mask. Not only is the most beautiful mask you’ve ever seen ( white & rose gold ), it was also created by one of my ride or dies, Dr. Dennis Gross.

He has been on the podcast ( here & here ) & is just so intelligent. He created this mask with so many people in mind. It helps zap a zit, hyperpigmentation, & lines & wrinkles. To get specific, this mask…

+ sits right on your skin & conforms to all contours of your face.

+ uses red light & blue light.

+ smooths the look of wrinkles.

+ gives skin a firmer appearance.

+ diminishes blemishes.

+ produces collagen & elastin.

+ gives a youthful complexion.

Dr. Dennis & I did a Masterclass together so they sent me one of these masks. At first I was skeptically because it’s pretty expensive, but I tried it & LOVED the results. Michael even loved it so much that he made me reach out to Dr. Dennis to ask if he should use it too. Michael has one too now. ( Hint hint: there’s another great way to manipulate your S/O into skincare ).

So yeah, this is a bit pricey, but some other masks are $1000+ so this is a steal in the scheme of things. Oh, & you use it after cleansing, but before your other skincare. So cleanse, SpectraLite mask ( about 3 minutes ), then continue with your exfoliation, serum & moisturizer etc.

This set is also a steal because it comes with 3 other Dr. Dennis standouts: Daily Peel, Ferulic + Retinol Brightening Solution, & Ferulic + Retinol Eye Serum.

Just want to give a quick shout out to Dr. Dennis Gross Vitamin C Serum ( this & Drunk Elephant C-Firma are my faves ) & Dr. Dennis Gross Oil Free Moisturizer. They’re both amazing products that I will always keep buying. ::ADDS TO CART::

Drunk Elephant The Trunk 4.0

Huge fan of Drunk Elephant ever since we had Tiffany Masterson on the podcast.  Drunk Elephant is a brand that really pays attention to the skin’s pH levels, making sure the ingredients are effective, easily absorbed and also support the skin’s natural acid mantle.

Another big plus is that all their products are made to be used together so you really can’t go wrong, especially if you or someone you know is just getting into skincare. This set comes with a chic white trunk/suitcase too. Perfect for bringing all your new skin products on a getaway.

This set is also great for skincare beginners because they’re all color-coded. You’ll know just what to use in the morning & at night. Let’s just say, it might be perfect for a guy in your life who knows nothing about skincare but wants to get into it. Like, if they don’t know what the fuck they’re doing then this set is for them. Actually, this is kinda how I got Michael hooked on skincare. Drunk Elephant sent him a whole set & he became obsessed.

For sure my favorite product from Drunk Elephant is the C-Firma Vitamin C Serum. It’s nice & lightweight & lays nice under your makeup. This set is a bit pricey, so if you can’t do it I would recommend only getting the C-Firma, or trying out the Drunk Elephant Glowy The Night Kit. This kit gives you a bit of everything too- micellar water, cleanser, night serum, cream, mask AND comes with a cute compact mirror that’s pink!

You should also know that all the reviews on Sephora are fab.

More Notable Items You Might Want To Add To Your Cart:

Lawless Make Me Blush

Charlotte Tilbury Pillow Talk Walk Of No Shame Lipstick & Liner

Nars Orgasm Blush

Too Faced Better Than Sex Mascara


Wander Beauty Baggage Claim Rose Gold Eye Masks

Shiseido Eyelash Curler

So those are the things I’m buying from the Sephora sale. And these aren’t just my pics…this list was curated by YOU, TSC community & TSC team. You won’t be sorry with any of these.

Happy shopping.

x, lauryn

+ skincare products to make you dewy AF.

++ the best tips for getting rid of hyperpigmentation.


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