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2021 Sephora Fall VIB Sale: My Recommendations for the Holiday Savings Event

2021 Sephora Fall VIB Sale

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The Sephora Holiday Savings Event aka the “Fall VIB sale” is easily my favorite sale of the year (with a close second being the Sephora Spring VIB Sale, which is usually in April). I always shop Sephora’s VIB sales. I literally mark my calendar as soon as I know the dates because the discounts are that good.

2021 Sephora Fall VIB Sale

The Fall Sephora VIB Event is the time to both save and splurge.

This is when I make sure to:
  • stock up on my holy grail products that I know I will repurchase
  • try out any luxury price point products I’ve been curious about
  • invest in any high-end beauty tools (Dyson, I’m looking at you)
  • and get my hands on the new holiday product releases and gift sets (This is the time to do some holiday shopping!)
2021 Sephora Fall VIB Sale

Who gets the sale?

The VIB sales are for those who are signed up for Sephora’s Beauty Insider rewards program. It’s free to become an Insider—click here to join. There are three levels: Insider, VIB (spend $350/ year), and Rouge (spend $1000/ year).

When is the Sephora Fall VIB 2021 Sale?

The Sephora Holiday Savings event will run from Friday, November 5th through Monday, November 15, 2021. Here is the breakdown of dates and discounts for the three tiers:
  • Sephora Rouge members receive 20% off from November 5th – November 15th.
  • Sephora VIB members receive 15% off from November 9th – November 15th.
  • Sephora Insiders receive 10% off from November 11th – November 15th.

In addition, all Beauty Insider members will receive 30% off Sephora Collection products. (Take advantage of this—I love their Cream Lip Stain Liquid Lipstick—grab a limited-edition set or one of their 80+ colors!)

Sephora holiday savings event 2021
Will I need to use a code?

Yes, the code to use is YAYHOLIDAY (And you can use it as many times as you like during the promotional period!).

Do I need to go in-store for the sale?

The sale is both in-store and online. (Hot tip: There are some incredible brands and products that are “online only” so make sure to stalk the site. It’s also great to see which products are labeled as “limited time” so you can make sure not to miss out on anything you might want.)

Are there any minimum purchases or exclusions?

There are no minimum purchase required. As far as exclusions go, there really aren’t many. You can check out the fine print here for details.

Let’s get into the products…

Read on for the inside scoop on my holy grails I always restock, what I’m excited to try out, and deals you won’t want to miss out on.

What I’m Repurchasing

My Favorite Skincare

Dermalogica is one of my go-to brands for effective and gentle skincare. I especially love their Ultracalming Cleanser, Daily Microfoliant Exfoliator, Smart Response Serum, and Super Rich Repair Moisturizer.

 

Dermalogica skincare line

Two other holy grail status products I’ll be rebuying are the Lord Jones Royal Oil 1000mg Pure CBD Oil and the belif Moisturizing Eye Bomb. This CBD oil has been working wonders for my skin. I have sensitive AND oily skin and this calms it down, hydrates, and doesn’t break me out. It also layers well under any products I use after (and it also works for dry skin—one of my team members swears by it!). As far as eye creams go, I feel like I’ve tried everything and I keep coming back to this one. I have dry undereyes and I hate when concealer and makeup crease, and this cream makes that a non-issue.

Makeup I Love

As far as primers go, Tatcha’s The Liquid Silk Canvas is my holy grail primer. While this is worth paying full price for, I always make sure to grab it during this sale.

Ok, so this is the holy grail of holy grail’s as far as my go-to foundation. I’ll wear it day-to-day and it’s my favorite for any event, in-person or on camera. I keep Estee Lauder’s Double Wear Stay-in-Place Foundation on hand in multiple shades so no matter how tan I am at a given point or what season it is, I’m set.

And if I’m feeling like a no-makeup makeup day, my favorite is the Pure Radiant Tinted Moisturizer Broad Spectrum SPF 30 from Nars. It gives more coverage than most tinted moisturizer and has a good amount of SPF.

Also on my holy grail list is the Charlotte Tilbury Airbrush Flawless Finish Setting Powder. It’s just the best. It’s such a fine powder that it never looks cakey and it’s a miracle for setting your under eyes. This is another one I get in multiple shades.

One of my favorite, tried-and-true brow pencils is Anastasia Beverly Hill’s Brow Wiz. And right now you can get their limited-edition Brow Bae-sics Eyebrow Deluxe Set that includes TWO of the fan-favorite Brow Wiz PLUS a travel-friendly Mini Clear Brow Gel—for HALF the price. Grab this deal!
Anastasia Beverly Hill's Brow Wiz
If you’re in the market for eyeshadow palettes that are worth the splurge, I have two for you.

I love neutral palettes—they are incredibly versatile and these are 100% a makeup collection staple.

Viseart’s Eyeshadow Palette in 01 Neutral Matte this is easily the best matte palette I’ve ever owned (and it might just be my favorite palette of all time). It’s a professional eyeshadow palette that blends beautifully ad I can take anywhere because it’s small and travel friendly. (Hot tip: You can also use it as a brow powder and to highlight and contour).

The Natasha Denona Biba Palette has 15 shades including neutral, warm, and cool tones, from light to dark, in different textures from Natasha Denona’s signature formulas. This eyeshadow palette is very user-friendly and the pans are bigger than the average palette. You definitely get what you pay for, and since this palette is normally $129, the Sephora Holiday Savings Event is the time to grab it at a discounted price!

On My Wishlist

Here are the products I’m going to be buying and trying, and deals I’m not going to miss (and you shouldn’t either!).

I’ve been really into face oils recently and I’ve wanted to try out Marianna Hewitt’s line, Summer Friday, so here’s my chance to test it out the Heavenly Sixteen All-In-One Face Oil!

I am also incredibly excited to receive this limited-time Charlotte Tilbury Super Nudes Nudegasm Bronze, Sculpt & Glow Face Palette that’s only available at Sephora. I’ve hit pan on previous face palettes and I’m always bummed when I can’t get them again so I make sure to grab them every year.

Another hot product that Sephora can’t keep is stock is Patrick Ta’s Major Headlines Blush Palette. Hopefully I’ll be able to get my hands on it during the sale.

I know I recommended two neutral eyeshadow palettes above, but I also like to spice it up. The new Huda Beauty Rose Quartz Eyeshadow Palette has been calling my name. I love Huda’s shadows (and many of her other products if you need more recommendations!)—they’re always blendable, have high color payload, and come in multiple textures and finishes. Can’t wait to play around with this one.

Gift Sets to Grab

Sol de Janeiro’s limited-edition Galaxy Gorgeous Set includes a full-size Bum Bum cream, a scrub, a mist, and a shower gel all in the iconic scent of Cheirosa ‘62.

2021 Sephora Fall VIB Sale gift sets

Another influencer line I’ve been interested in trying is Negin Mirsalehi’s honey-infused hair care brand, Gisou. I’ll be grabbing the Honey Infused Haircare Set, because when it comes to higher-end products like this one, I love trying them out in gift sets before investing in the full-size versions.

2021 Sephora Fall VIB Sale gift sets

This Olaplex set is a STEAL! I LOVE Olaplex hair products, and every product in this set is a holy grail. This is a no-brainer buy for me!

Olaplex hair products set

And if you’re buying gifts (for others or yourself!), below are some other great deals and gift sets I have my eye on!

 

And last but not least…

If you don’t have the iconic Dyson Supersonic Hair Dryer (check out the limited-edition blue and gold set for the holidays) or the Airwrap Styler, now is the time to grab one.
You may think the Dyson price point is crazy, but it is absolutely worth the splurge. It significantly cuts down on drying time and it’s easy to use. Dyson really spent time engineering these products—everything from the weight balance so it doesn’t fatigue your arm, to the mechanics of the dryer itself. You can only grab one Dyson product with this Sale price, so take your pick! (You can save $50-100 off the regular price.)
Dyson Supersonic Hair Dryer and Airwrap Styler sale

Now I want to know…

What will you be picking up? What are you most excited to grab? Have questions about any of these products or want a specific recommendation for another product? Send me a DM on IG @brittanykrystle!

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