Memorial Day weekend is a time of remembrance, but it signals unofficial meanings, too. For most, it denotes the start of summer — but for those among us who can’t resist a deal, it means sales. Perhaps your beauty stash needs a refill of morning and evening routine staples, or you're looking to add something special or relaxing to your lineup. Whatever you’re looking to buy, we can all agree that treating ourselves feels extra necessary right now, and we’re ready to indulge.
Whether you’re planning to spend the summer poolside or sheltering from the sun completely, skincare and makeup discounts from a variety of brands — including StriVectin®, Clarisonic®, and Laura Geller® — will have you looking your best from now through Labor Day and beyond. Click through these sales to restock and refresh your skincare and makeup stash without paying full price.
The deal 40 percent off $50+ orders including skincare and acne-specific products
Why it’s worth it Pimple-fighting patches, cleansers, moisturizers (and more!) may be top priority for your shopping cart, but don’t limit yourself: The company’s sale is sitewide! Don’t be surprised if you find yourself stocking up on other self-care essentials, like toothpaste and organic tampons, to meet the purchase minimum.
Shop May 22-25; getrael.com. Use code MDW40 at checkout.
The deal 20 percent off cruelty-free, vegan skincare products including toners, exfoliators, serums, and masks
Why it’s worth it This women-owned business makes it easy to find what your skin needs. Not only can you shop by product type (oils, moisturizers, etc.) and skin concerns (dryness, lines and wrinkles, pollution), but the products are all natural and reasonably priced, with most ringing in at around $40 to $50.
Shop May 23-25; herlabeauty.com. Use code MEMORIALDAY20 at checkout
The deal 20 percent off select items, such as Oasis Hydrating Beauty Essence, Sea Salt Scent Body Gloss and Rapids Soothing Body Moisturizer.
Why it’s worth it If you’re looking for seriously clean skincare, look no further — this woman-founded (and woman-led!) brand offers formulas for face and body with carefully-selected ingredients that are effective without being harmful, and that adhere to the European Union’s stringent guidelines, banning over 1,300 different ingredients from its products. Plus, most of the packaging is sustainably sourced!
Shop May 22-25; h2oplus.com.
The deal 30 percent off live, topical probiotic products containing organic ingredients
Why it’s worth it You already know how probiotics, also known as “good bacteria,” can help strengthen the skin’s microbiome for a healthier complexion. This line’s moisturizer, cleanser, and aloe-based serum all contain live probiotics. With this sale, get a deep discount and try the collection a la carte or in bundles.
Shop May 22-25; laflore.com
The deal 20 percent off
Why it’s worth it False eyelash devotees will covet the fluttery, cruelty-free mink lash options this brand has on offer. New to fake lashes? GoodJanes sells tools to make the application process a breeze, including unique mirrors that allow you to see your falsies from all angles.
Shop May 15-29; goodjanes.com. Use code MemorialDaySale2020 at checkout
The deal 30 percent off Mia Smart® devices and Mia Smart sets
Why it’s worth it The cleansing skincare tool is in almost every beauty devotee’s shower for good reason: it helps gently exfoliate, deeply cleanse, and firm skin — and, with special attachments, it can even blend makeup and reduce undereye puffiness.
Shop May 21-25; clarisonic.com. No code necessary.
The deal 25 percent off sitewide; free tote and 6-piece set on all orders $125+
Why it’s worth it The brand is known for its focus on aging and changing skin, and the formulas deliver — often due to the brand’s proprietary B-vitamin complex, NIA-114®. Even better, there are clinical results and studies on many of the products, which tackle some of the most challenging skincare concerns, including skin laxity.
Shop May 19-27; strivectin.com. No code necessary
The deal 10 percent off orders $100+; 15 percent off orders $150+ sitewide
Why it’s worth it The Detox Market is committed to banning ingredients that cause environmental, reproductive, and neurological harm — and its curated selection of skincare products, makeup, supplements, and more are some of the chicest iterations of “clean” you’ll ever see.
Shop May 22-25; thedetoxmarket.com. No code necessary
The deal 20 percent off for new customers.
Why it’s worth it You don’t have to get to Tammy’s atelier in Palm Beach to achieve skincare bliss. Her line of plant-based serums, masks, peels, and more are bound to reveal serious radiance. We’re particularly fond of the Epi-Peel® ($80), which acts as a treatment mask, chemical peel, and cleanser in one — all without stripping the skin.
Shop May 11-25; tammyfender.com. Use code WELCOME20 at checkout
The deal 30 percent off sitewide and a gift with purchase
Why it’s worth it The Dead Sea mineral-based collection offers skincare products like nourishing serums, cleansers, and peels, as well as bath and body products like lotions, hand treatments, and intensive foot cream. We’ll be stocking up on the latter — after all, itis sandal season!
Shop May 22-25; ahava.com. No code necessary
The deal Get a free full size Ampoule Serum Concentrate when you spend $30
Why it’s worth it BABOR was one of the first brands to popularize skincare ampoules in the United States, and once you crack open a few for yourself, you’ll see why they caught on. Choose from options that lift and firm, hydrate, repair, and provide a glow, respectively, and get a bonus one for free.
Shop May 18-25; us.babor.com. Use code MEMORIAL2020 at checkout
The deal 20 percent off $30+ purchases
Why it’s worth it The clean body care brand offers body wash and bar soap in yummy fragrances like cucumber mint and coconut flower and mandarin. Most importantly, it also peddles delectably-scented, aluminum-free deodorant for men, women, and teens, an essential to keep you smelling your best during the sweatiest months.
Shop May 22-26; nativecos.com. Use code SUMMER20 at checkout.
The deal 20 percent off full-priced items sitewide
Why it’s worth it The vegan, genderless skincare and haircare brand offers treatments like brightening face masks and accessories such as facial rollers, cleansing brushes, and more to upgrade your skin ritual from basic to transcendent.
Shop May 21-26; aldernewyork.com. No code necessary
The deal 20 percent off sitewide
Why it’s worth it This USA-born brand started out with a homemade body scrub and turned into a lifestyle brand. Without harsh additives, products like lotions, lip scrubs, and soy candles include natural ingredients like coffee, essential oils and shea butter.
Shop May 22-25; isolabody.com. No code necessary
The deal 20 percent off orders $125+, some exclusions apply
Why it’s worth it Spotlyte editors are hooked on this collection, especially the Dermaplaning Tool ($75), due to its no-frills, all-results products — but even better, for Memorial Day sales, a portion of the proceeds go to West Los Angeles Veteran Affairs.
Shop May 22-25; stackedskincare.com. Use code MEMORIAL20 at checkout
The deal 25 percent off sitewide; some exclusions apply
Why it’s worth it Co-founded by beauty influencer and true makeup lover Christen Dominique, the brand offers brushes, richly-pigmented palettes, and nourishing lip colors — which you can all use to recreate the looks she showcases online!
Shop May 22-25; dominiquecosmetics.com. Use code Mem25 at checkout
The deal 20 percent off sitewide
Why it’s worth it In addition to humidifiers and air purifiers, the site offers back, neck, and handheld massagers for next-level relaxation. If you can’t make it to a salon or spa, the brand also sells devices that make it simple to DIY your own treatments, including bubbling footbaths, paraffin baths for softer hands and feet, and even microdermabrasion and laser hair removal devices.
Shop May 19-25; homedics.com
The deal 30 percent off all orders $50+
Why it’s worth it Between primers, iconic highlighters, and palettes, nearly any kind of cosmetic can be found in a range of shades — not to mention, tools and brushes to put it all on, and makeup remover to take it all off.
Shop May 22-25; laurageller.com. Use code MEMORIAL at checkout.
The deal 25 percent off sitewide
Why it’s worth it Face, eye, brow, and lip makeup is all discounted, in addition to tools, brushes, and the brand’s celebrated line of skincare. The 100 percent cruelty-free brand works with plastic surgeons to develop clinically-proven problem-solving products. Try our senior editor Emily’s all-time favorite moisturizer, Confidence in a Cream®.
Shop May 18-31; itcosmetics.com.
The deal Vegan Portofino Pressed Bronzer is buy one, get one free.
Why it’s worth it Bronzer is a summer staple that can be applied year-round. This specific product is typically $45, so not only are you saving instantly but (bonus!) you don’t have to reorder a second compact at a later date.
Shop May 21-25; nuevolutioncosmetics.com
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