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Sephora's Holiday Savings Event Is Coming — Here's What Beauty Insiders Need to Know

One of the beauty retailer’s biggest sales of the year is about to begin. Find out when (and how) to take advantage of the highly anticipated pre-holiday shopping event.
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It's the most wonderful time of the year — for beauty lovers, that is. Sephora just announced that its Holiday Savings Event is officially kicking off on Friday, October 30. It's the perfect opportunity to treat yourself to some new goodies and get a head start on your gifting list for everyone who loves skin care, makeup, fragrance, and hair care as much as you do. Your future self will thank you because there's nothing more stressful than a last-minute shopping scramble that involves full prices and expedited (ahem, expensive) shipping. 

If this is your first Sephora Beauty Insider rodeo, don't worry. It's pretty straightforward. First off, it's totally free to become a Beauty Insider (so if you haven't already signed up, do it pronto ). Your Rouge, VIB, or Insider tier depends on how much you spend in a calendar year. 

If you have a Rouge (you spend at least $1,000 per year) or VIB status (at least $350 per year), lucky you: You get to shop the Holiday Savings Event earlier and longer than Insider members and you get a  deeper discount. Sounds pretty sweet, no? 

Here's the complete breakdown of the sale:

  • Rouge: 20 percent off from October 30 to November 9

  • VIB: 15 percent off from November 3 to November 9

  • Insider: 10 percent off from November 5 to November 9

Here's where you call up all of your friends to find out who has Rouge status and ask them for a little favor. Seriously, on October 30 and 31, Rouge members can bring a VIB or Insider member as a guest in-store and they'll be able to cash in on the 20 percent discount as well. Can you say double, double, toil, and trouble? 

If you don't feel comfortable shopping in person just yet, hop on over to and use the code HOLIDAYFUN. It couldn't be easier to save big bucks on your favorite beauty products. 


Just keep a few important details in mind: Each customer can redeem their discount as many times as they'd like during their allotted tier-level time period, so you can spread out your shopping and buy whatever catches your eye as you browse Sephora's vast inventory. However, for U.S.-based customers, The Ordinary products and Nudestix Anti-Bacterial Hand Sanitizer Gel are excluded from the discount and there only one Dyson item per transaction. For Canada-based customers, MAC Viva Glam is excluded from the discount and there is a limit of five Morphe items per transaction. As always, you can't combine this offer with any others.

Here are some of our favorite picks that we're eyeing to buy during the sale:

Sephora Favorites Lashstash Set


Tower28 Beauty Juicy All The Way Mini ShineOn Lip Jelly Set


Innisfree Green Tea Holiday Set


Briogeo Merry Multi-Masking Kit


Dyson Supersonic Hair Dryer Limited Edition Copper Gift Set


Ole Henriksen Happy Juice Set


And lastly, here's a handy infographic with everything you need to know at a glance:

Courtesy of brand

Find more information about the Holiday Savings Event at and get your shopping list ready for October 30.

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