We still have a couple of days before Memorial Day weekend sales officially kick off, but that doesn’t mean we can’t get a head start on planning our long weekend of shopping, right? Though we have to wait just a bit longer to actually nab these impressive savings, eager shoppers can get excited about two things: having the last Monday of May off from work to scour all of the online beauty sales that’ll be available soon enough.
Here’s some good news: Many of the sales start before the actual weekend hits and last through Monday, May 31 (or even later), so get your clicker finger ready. More sales will roll out as we get closer to MDW, too, so make sure you bookmark this list to stay in-the-know on the best beauty deals to score before they’re gone.
Below, we’ve rounded up a solid batch of the best deals in beauty for you to keep an eye on. Check out the sizzling deals below, and happy shopping.
One of the biggest Memorial Day weekend savings events you just can’t miss is Ouai’s 20 percent off sitewide sale that’s running from May 24 through May 26, no code needed. You can knock a few dollars off your next restock of the brand’s best-selling Leave-In Conditioner, a lightweight post-shower treatment that’s infused with moisturizing tamarind seed extract and vitamin E. You can take care of flaky dandruff and rough patches of skin at once with the gentle yet effective sugar-based Scalp and Body Scrub, which won a Best of Beauty Award in 2021.
Tan-Luxe may not be having an enormous sitewide sale, but here’s a deal you can’t miss. From now through May 31, you can get your hands on the Super Edit Bundle for 50 percent off while supplies last. This kit includes full-size bottles of the brand’s Super Glow and Super Glow Body, two self-tanning formulas that contain sugar-derived dihydroxyacetone (DHA) to create a subtly warm tint to your complexion and hyaluronic acid for hydrated and plumper skin.
During Lancer Skin Care’s Memorial Day weekend sale, you can take 25 percent off products sitewide with the code FRIENDS25 from May 20 through May 31. The Caviar Lime Acid Peel is a powerful chemical peel-like skin treatment powered by an intensive duo of skin-brightening glycolic acid and fine line-targeting retinol. If your skin concerns have anything to do with dullness, the Advanced C Radiance Treatment utilizes a blend of 10 percent vitamin C and retinol to enhance the luminance of your complexion
If you’re looking for high-quality skin-care products that won’t take a huge chunk out of your paycheck, Versed’s array of must-haves is your answer. From May 26 at 12 a.m. to May 30 at 11:50 p.m. EST, you can score 15 percent off purchases that total (before tax) between $50-$99.99 with the code SUMMERFEELS15, and you can earn 20 percent off all orders of $100+ with the code SUMMERFEELS20.
Just about every full-priced item from the brand will be fair game during this sale (minus any bundles), including the hydrating hyaluronic acid-infused Dew Point Moisturizing Gel-Cream. You can also grab the beloved Guards Up Daily Mineral Sunscreen Broad Spectrum SPF 35, a mineral-based tinted sunscreen that provides protection from harmful UV rays without any white cast concerns or ashy finish.
Want to restock your at-home manicure collection? CÃ´te’s got you covered with its Memorial Day weekend sale with 25 percent off sitewide from May 26 through June 5, no code needed. Those who like to stick to classic shades will love the vibrant red, pink, and white nontoxic nail polishes that come in the Montecito Traveler Nail Polish Set. If you’re into muted peach shades, allow us to introduce you to this creamy pink-coral hue, No. 1.
Paula’s Choice is a namestay in Allure‘s Best of Beauty and Readers’ Choice Awards, so you definitely don’t want to miss out on the brand’s 15 percent off sitewide sale, which is happening from May 27 through May 31, no code needed.
If you haven’t gotten your hands on the viral Skin Perfecting 2% BHA Liquid Exfoliant, a powerful yet gentle exfoliating toner spiked with salicylic acid, now’s the time to do so. While you’re at it, give your skin a brightening boost with the C15 Super Booster, which is infused with nourishing and free radical-fighting antioxidant vitamins C, E, and ferulic acid.
Vacation is one of the newer brands on this list that we can’t get enough of, and now the brand is having a major sale for its first birthday (and MDW, of course). From May 27 through May 30, shoppers can earn 20 percent off sitewide, no code needed.
You can test out the brand’s Classic Lotion SPF 30, a lightweight mineral-based sunscreen that’ll guard skin against UV rays with the help of broad-spectrum SPF 30 (it also smells divine, by the way). The brand also recently released the Classic Spray SPF 30, a non-aerosol sunscreen spray that leaves behind a featherweight veil of sunscreen without an ashy finish or greasy feel.
OdacitÃ©’s collection of skin-nourishing concoctions is as luxurious as skin-care products can get, and now the brand is having an enormous sale to celebrate Memorial Day weekend. From May 27 through 30, you can:
- Save 10 percent off any $99+ purchase with the code SKIN10
- Save 15 percent off any $150+ purchase with the code SKIN15
- Save 20 percent off any $250+ purchase with the code SKIN20
Thinking of what to grab during this sale? The Mineral Drops SPF 50 sunscreen, which is spiked with skin-brightening niacinamide and antioxidant-rich green tea, is always a great choice. You can also grab the brand’s Le Blue Balm, a custardy balm that treats your skin to soothing chamomile and moisturizing squalane.
Run, don’t walk, because Charlotte Tilbury is having a 15 percent off sitewide sale from May 27 through May 30, no code required. Take your lashes to extreme lengths with the Pillow Talk Push Up Lashes Mascara, a jet-black formula that volumizes while the unique paddle-like wand pushes lashes up for a curled affect. The Beauty Light Wand is a best seller for its blush-highlighter hybrid formula that adds a wash of shimmery color to the apples of your cheeks for a radiant faux flush.
We all know how great IT Cosmetics skin and makeup products are – the brand is a multi-Allure Best of Beauty Award-winner, after all. From May 29 through May 31, you can stock up on award-winning full-priced favorites from the brand at 25 percent off sitewide, no code needed. Not to mention, the brand’s website is also offering 10 percent off sale items during this savings event, too.
The Confidence in a Cream Hydrating Moisturizer is a tried-and-true face cream that contains a slew of moisture-retaining ingredients like ceramides, squalane, and hyaluronic acid. Those looking to switch up their complexion coverage will be satisfied by the CC+ Cream Full-Coverage Foundation with SPF 50+’s long-lasting formula that won’t budge or seep into fine lines throughout the day.
Any skin-care fan is familiar with Mario Badescu’s lot of skin-enhancing products, and from May 26 through May 31, you can grab select items at 30 percent off their original prices. The refreshing Enzyme Cleansing Gel contains antioxidant-rich papaya and grapefruit extracts to cleanse your skin of dirt and excess oil and the best-selling Drying Lotion removes excess oil from breakouts with the help of exfoliators salicylic acid and sulfur.
If you’re in need of some brightening vitamin C, Kopari’s Memorial Day Sale has exactly what you’re looking for. The brand’s Memorial Day Sale features 25 percent off its Lychee Vitamin C Collection from May 27 through May 30, no code needed, so you can create an entire routine dedicated to your favorite antioxidant.
The Lychee Clean Vitamin C Face Mask contains the radiance-boosting vitamin alongside exfoliating alpha hydroxy acids and moisturizing coconut milk for a plump, luminous complexion. The Lychee Clean Vitamin C Foaming Body Wash cleanses while vitamin C brightens dull, tired skin for a gorgeous glow from head to toe.
Your hair-care routine is begging for IGK’s smoothing and softening products. Now, you can save a few bucks on your next purchase from May 27 through May 31 with the code MDW22, thanks to its Memorial Day weekend sale. Some products to check out include the grease-absorbing First Class Charcoal Detox Dry Shampoo and the Good Behavior 4-in-1 Prep Smoothing Spray, a conditioning spray that smooths frizz and flyaways with the help of coconut oil and protein derived by spirulina.
Hair-care mavens will be excited to know that R+Co is having a 25 percent off sitewide sale from May 26 through May 30 with the code SUMMER. One product you’ll want to add to your cart is the High Dive Moisture + Shine CrÃ¨me, a rich balmy treatment that utilizes moisture-retaining ingredients like vitamin E and sunflower seed extract to condition and soften your hair. The Death Valley Dry Shampoo not only absorbs oil through silica, but also volumizes hair with the help of pro-vitamin B5 and boosts shine with rice proteins.
Soko Glam has every Korean beauty product that we’ve ever loved, and now the online retailer is offering many of them for 30 percent off from May 27 through June 1, no code needed. The Banila Co. Clean It Zero Cleansing Balm Original is a gentle cleansing balm that treats skin to free radical-fighting antioxidant vitamins C and E while it breaks down makeup, dirt, and excess oil. Thank You Farmer’s Sun Project Shimmer Sun Essence is a soothing aloe vera-infused sun protection product and has a light lotion texture that acts like a transparent veil on the skin.
Here’s how Elizabeth Arden’s Memorial Day sale works: From May 30 through June 6, you can use the code REFRESH for 15 percent off a $50 purchase, 20 percent off a $75 purchase, or 25 percent off a purchase of $100 or more – not bad, huh?
During this sale, you can grab the White Tea Eau de Toilette, a fragrance with notes of white tea, wood, and musk, for less than $50. Another great choice is a jar of the brand’s popular Visible Brightening Spot Correcting Night Capsules, which contains 60 perfectly dosed capsules filled with brightening vitamin C to even skin tone and fade hyperpigmentation-related marks.
Byoma is already an affordable brand with every item on its roster under $20, but from May 15 through May 21, you can score $5 off every product you grab when you spend $25, no code needed.
This brand’s array of high-performing formulas includes the Brightening Serum, a silky serum that’s infused with a trifecta of brightening niacinamide, moisturizing ceramides, and hydrating hyaluronic acid for glowing, plump skin. You can also grab the Moisturizing Rich Cream, which, as its name suggests, locks moisture in with the help of ceramides and shea extract.
It’s no secret that Allure editors are fans of Glow Recipe, so you definitely don’t want to miss the brand’s Memorial Day weekend sale that’s running from May 26 through May 30. During this sale, you can save 15 percent off just about everything on the site (excluding kits) with the code GLOWFAM.
Upgrade your sun protection routine with the Watermelon Glow Niacinamide Sunscreen SPF 50, a lightweight and transparent formula that guards your skin against UV rays while brightening your complexion with niacinamide.
The Papaya Sorbet Enzyme Cleansing Balm is a buttery balm-to-milk cleanser that instantly removes any type of stubborn makeup, dirt, and sweat with one effortless wash, thanks to its blend of exfoliating papaya enzymes and moisturizing papaya, camellia, and apricot kernel oils.
Ready to get your (faux) tan on? Isle of Paradise’s MDW sale includes all of the brand’s best-selling Tanning Dops for 25 percent off without a code, only on sephora.com from May 28 through May 30. These color-correcting self-tan glow drops can be mixed into your favorite moisturizer, foundation, or serum to give your skin an even tint of bronzed color. The moisturizing glycerin-infused formula comes in three intensities (Light, Medium, and Dark) to provide just the right amount of pigment for you.
Say Peace Out to over-priced skin care with this affordable brand that’s having a major Memorial Day sale. From May 30 through May 31, you’ll get 25 percent off sitewide, including on the brand’s fine line-smoothing Retinol Eye Stick. You can also grab the brand’s biggest claim to fame, the Allure Best of Beauty-winning hydrocolloid Acne Dots, which gets its intensive acne-reducing properties from a trifecta of retinol, exfoliating salicylic acid, and calming aloe vera.
Any drugstore beauty fan will know that Pacifica has some of the best skin-care and makeup products around, and from May 28 through May 30 you can grab any of them at 25 percent off. You can round out your nighttime routine with the vitamins C-, E-, and firming collagen-infused Overnight Recovery Cream, then get ready to take on the morning with Pacifica’s volumizing and lengthening Fluffy Lash Mascara.
Naturopathica is known for its impressive array of botanically-based luxury skin-care products. From May 25 through June 1, you can save 20 percent off your entire purchase on the brand’s site if you spend $75 or more (which won’t be too hard to do).
The Calendula Essential Hydrating Cream nourishes and calms skin with calendula extract while borage seed oil softens and conditions. For a gentle, soothing cleanse, slather on the popular Manuka Honey Cleansing Balm, a manuka-honey-spiked cleansing balm that moisturizes while cleansing skin.
Your skin-care routine isn’t complete without one of ReFa’s face-sculpting tools, and you can grab them for 30 percent off from May 24 through May 31 with code MEMORIAL30. This is one of the rarest moments where you can grab the brand’s best-selling luxury facial massager, the Carat Ray Face, for less than $200 – still a bit pricey, but a steal nonetheless. The Caxa is another best-seller from the brand that kneads your facial contours with platinum-coated micro-rollers to visibly reduce puffiness and sculpt your face for sharper definition.
Those are just a few of the many, many Memorial Day weekend sales to look forward to this May. Don’t forget to check back for more updates on savings from your favorite brands – because you just never know what might go on sale next.
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