Sephora is having their 2018 fall VIB sale right now through September 3rd, which means that Rouge members get 20% (use coupon code YESROUGE) off all products, VIB gets 15% off (Coupon Code YESVIB), and Insiders get 10% off (coupon code YESINSIDER). It’s one of the best makeup sales of the year and girl, if you need some fall makeup essentials, stocking up now when you can score cosmetics on sale is basically winning at life. I like to stock up on my basics and also get something I’ve been eyeing for a while that I don’t want to pay full price for. Ya know? Living that makeup sale life.
I’m not going to show you a ton of products in this Sephora VIB sale post, just the makeup that I’m obsessed with and the ones I’ve had my eyes on. My focus for this post is to show you the essentials if you are wanting to add some product to your fall makeup bag. So, let’s get to it.
Sephora VIB Sale Eyeshadow Palettes and Mascara
I always like to have a good eyeshadow palette and there are so many new ones coming out right now beecause it’s almost pumpkin spice latte weather. I LOVE the Urban Decay Born to Run Palette as you know I use it all-the-time in my makeup tutorials. It’s really versatile and the colors are perfect for fall. One I picked up at the sale was the Anastasia Beverly Hills Norvina Palette. I’ve been checking this one out because the pigments are so-dang-rich. I’m excited to review it for you guys and also, ready for TONS of tutorials using this bad boy. Another fall eyeshadow palette to score from the Sephora Sale 2018 is the Tom Ford Honeymoon quad. It’s one of my all time favorites because the eyeshadow are so rich and creamy. Plus, they stay on so well. I love the shades in this Tom Ford Quad and really, it’s worth the price tag. One eyeshadow palette that’s on-sale right now that I totally wanted to buy but couldn’t is the Natasha Denona Sunset Eyeshadow Palette. The pigments in her eyeshadow palettes are super rich and creamy, however, it’s so-dang-expensive and the price-tag makes me want to die a little even on sale…just being honest. So, I ended up purchasing the $25 Mini Lila eyeshadow palette because the pigments are gorgeous and it’s perfect for travel! Also, $25 bucks guys, can’t beat that. There is also another $25 dollar Natasha Denona Mini Palette Called the Mini Sunset Eyeshadow Palette and it’s a pretty everyday kind of paleete but it was out of stock in store.
Last on this eye makeup section for the sale is the Too Faced Better Than Sex Mascara because I will always be a super fan and I still haven’t found anything I like more. So, if you don’t have it, now is the time to buy it. Also, the Tarte Amazonian Clay eyeliner is a favorite of mine forever and ever.
Sephora VIB Sale Foundation and Concealers
Let me break it down for you. If you want full coverage, mostly matte skin and you give zero cares about ingredients but want the most flawless skin, check out the Estee Lauder Double Wear Foundation. Nothing compares for coverage. With that said, it REALLY annoys me that the ingredients aren’t listed on the Sephora website for these. If you want a lightweight tinted moisturizer that gives light coverage and also gives some anti-aging benefits, my clients love this one from Laura Mercier. Another favorite of mine that I use on photoshoots a lot is the Koh Gen Do Aqua Foundation. I also use Makeup Foever HD foundation on shoots, but it does a little oily about mid day..though great coverage! Last, Urban Deecay Naked Skin Weightless Foundation, though, the packaging sucks. If you are looking for a clean foundation at Sephora, found none. So, let me know if you have one that you love. In the meantime, I love the Beautycounter tint skin which is not at Sephora. .
Sephora VIB Sale Highlighters
I think Hourglass Cosmetics has some of the prettiest powder highlighters on the market, but my fave is the Ambient Lighting Powder. Witht that said, none of their highlighters are sparkly which you guys know is a maor win for me. I am not a fan of gigantic sparkles sitting on my face; not my thing. One of my all-time favorite highlighters though is the Benefit Whatts Up highlighter (can’t find rating). You can see me use it on my mom HERE in this Highlighting Your Face to Look Younger and there is a video attached. It’s the perfect color for so many skin tones and blends in like a ninja going stealth mode. Last but not least, NARS The Multiple is one of my must-haves for highlighters though it rates a 6. It has this gorgeous iridescent pearly pink tone to it and it’s absolutely stunning to wear and I keep it in my makeup kit for photoshoots. There was a few safe cosmetic option for highlighters like the Josie Maran Moon Glow Stick; though it is really hard to apply. And another aption is the Tarte 12 hour highlighter which scores well on the EWG…so maybe that could be a win for you. One of my favorite safe ingredients highlighters is this one.
Sephora VIB Sale Bronzers and Blush
One of my favorite bronzers is the Too Faced Chocolate Soleil matte bronzers (rating 5 EWG) at Sephora though it does smell like an actual cookie. One of my favorite blushes at Sephora is NARS of course because the pigment and I like how it blends into the skin. I will always be a fan of the ORGASM blush for life though most of NARS products rate between a 4-5 on the EWG. When I went into Sephora for the VIB Sale I checked out the new NARSissist Wanted Cheek Palette and I was underwhelmed; the pigments were chalky in my opinion.
Sephora VIB Sale Lipsticks
Alright, here are a few of my favorite lipsticks for fall. Check out the Urban Decay Lipstick in Backtalk for a good pink nude and Bite Beauty Eggplant for a pretty pink-purple shade. Also, check out these Bite Beauty lipglosses that are on sale for $12! Also, these Bite Beauty lipliners are only $9 right now and I picked up a few! If you want a popping red that will stay on your lips, check out the Urban Decay HEX.
Answering A Few Questions on Instagram about Sephora VIB Sale Products
- Q: What do I think about the Too Faced Unicorn Vault? A: I think it has a lot of really great products in it, I like the eyeshadow palette a lot and the value is crazy good. Those brushes though are terrible, so don’t get excited about them.
- Q: How do you like the Hourglass Highlighters? I like them! I think they apply really nicely. One thing to note though it that Mica is the number one ingredient, so, if you have skin that clogs easily, this is a no-go for you.
- Q: What do you think about the Youth For The People Skincare? A: I honestly have never tried their product, but I checked out the ingredients and they are pretty good as far as being clean. I liked the idea of the hylauronic acid with the vitamin c combination. That sounded interesting.
Have fun shopping!