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Urban-Decay-Book-Of-Shadows-IV.jpgThe turkey’s been carved, the stuffing’s been stuffed, the pumpkin pie’s been devoured. And now it’s time for the annual amazing Black Friday deals! But don’t feel like heading into the craziness that is the shopping world today? No problem! Tons of beauty merchants are offering up Black Friday deals online, which—surprise, surprise—are only good today! We’ve scoured the web to find the absolute best deals of the day. Good luck not going broke!

Save 15% on everything at
You read that right—15 percent off everything on the site today! And with brands ranging from Arcona and Voluspa to Mason Pearson and Jemma Kidd, we’re certain you’ll find more than a few items to put in your shopping cart.

Urban Decay Book of Shadows IV
If you’re one of the first 1000 people to purchase this palette at—complete with 16 eyeshadows, liquid eyeliner, mascara, primer and a mirror—you’ll get $20 off! And, in a cool twist on the traditional palette, this cult classic turns into a mini boombox!

Take 40% off purchases over $100 at
For skin that will glow, you need to head to Arcona. And today only, you’ll get 40 percent off your purchase over $100 with code BLACK!

Free Les Macarons Palette with $150 purchase at
The coolest new delicacy on the block? Macarons. And Chantecaille’s palette of four gorgeous eyeshadows, inspired by the delicious little treats, can be yours with any $150 purchase today! Simply enter code SHOPCHIC at checkout. And, as a bonus, you’ll get free shipping, too!

5-Best-Skincare-Products.jpgWe’ll come right out and say it—we’re obsessed with skincare. Facials, peels, moisturizers, serums … we can’t get enough of the whole shebang. But there are five products that really stand out in the crowd and give you totally flawless skin. We’re letting you in on the secret.

Laura Mercier Hydrating Foundation Primer
Hide imperfections, hydrate the skin, create a gorgeous canvas for foundation and other makeup … this primer seriously does it all.
$30 at

Dr. Dennis Gross Skincare Hydra-Pure Antioxidant Firming Serum
Rejuvenate and refresh the skin while stimulating collagen production. In a word? Perfection.
$95 at

Eve Lom Rescue Mask
Once a week, use this mask (formulated with honey, kaolin clay and ground almonds) to pull out toxins and leave behind fresh, glowing skin.
$45 at

La Mer The Moisturizing Gel Cream
If you’re looking for a true luxury product that makes skin seriously glow, this moisturizer is it. Your skin will never look better.
$250 at

Dermalogica Skin Prep Scrub
Mix a dime-sized amount of this exfoliator into your cleanser 1-2 times per week to slough off any dead cells. What remains? Divine, baby-soft skin.
$32 at
Travel-Beauty-Image.jpgWe’ve been traveling quite a bit lately—both for work and for play—and we must say, we’ve developed quite an arsenal of travel-friendly beauty products! We absolutely hate checking a suitcase, so we’ve amassed a huge amount of products in handy-dandy 3.4oz or less sizes (and have gotten smart about products that don’t come in gel or cream form, too). Check out some of our very favorite travel beauty products here!

Fekkai Brilliant Glossing Shampoo
We’ve been using this shampoo for years. Formulated with olive oil, it keeps hair looking shiny and lustrous for days on end! And we’re super thrilled that it now comes in a travel-friendly bottle.
$9 at

Ole Henriksen Truth To Go Wipes
Nothing is more annoying than bringing cleanser in a plastic bag (and trying to find a cleanser that FITS in that plastic bag). We love these wipes, with their refreshing orange scent and ability to remove even the most stubborn mascara.
$6 for a pack of 10 at

Blow Faux Dry Dry Shampoo
On days when you just can’t bring yourself to wash your hair, this is THE dry shampoo you should turn to. It removes all oil and grease and makes your locks look absolutely amazing in no time flat!
$20 at

Supersmile Professional Whitening Toothpaste Set
Can’t decide which toothpaste to use—but you want a more luxurious offering than Crest or Colgate? Well, this kit of five toothpastes (with Original Mint, Icy Mint, Mandarin Mint, Cinnamon and Green Apple) is sure to fit every fancy.
$25 at

Bliss Sinkside Six-Pack
Fabulous Foaming Face Wash! Lemon + Sage Soapy Sap! Lemon + Sage Body Butter! Lemon + Sage Supershine Shampoo! Lemon + Sage Conditioning Rinse! Lemon + Sage Soap Slab! Can you believe one pack contains all this fabulousness?
$25 at
Molton-Brown-Relaxing-Yuan-Zhi-Mist.jpgThe hours we spend sleeping are some of the most important for our skin. It’s the time for our body to repair damage done during our waking hours, and those hours can really make our skin look and feel its best. We’ve compiled a few tips and tricks for you to put to good use while you sleep.

Use a sleep mist.
If you’re one of those people who just finds it extremely difficult to fall asleep when your head hits the pillow, try a sleep mist. Studies have shown that if you get between 7-9 hours of sleep a night, your skin looks dramatically better … so why not help the process along? We love Molton Brown Relaxing Yuan Zhi Mist ($38 at, which seriously creates lights out within 15 minutes, tops.

Use a good lip balm.
Prevent chapped, cracked, dry and an otherwise unsightly pout by slicking on a good lip balm before bed. Look for one with Vitamin E, which really works to moisturize the skin, and for one that stays put for over 4 hours. That way, your lips won’t feel too dry when you wake up in the morning.

Drink a glass of water before bed.
The best way to hydrate your skin? Good old-fashioned H20, of course! A glass of water before bed can really start to bring the moisture out from within, giving you a gorgeously glowy appearance.

Wear night cream.
While you should wear moisturizer during the day, too, look for a heavier one to wear while you’re in dreamland. A good night cream erases the damage of the day, making skin firmer and more resilient, and thus easier to face the challenges of daytime hours!
Kerastase-Masquintense.jpgGreat hair? It can most certainly be yours with the tips below. We promise, everyone’s got a hair model in them somewhere—and these tips will help you to let yours out!

Use a deep conditioning mask.
Treat dry, stressed-out, unmanageable strands with a deep conditioner. Use it once a week—left on for anywhere from 5-15 minutes, depending on the mask and its instructions, it will seriously make hair shine. Try Kerastase Masquintense For Thick Hair ($60 at, which drenches your hair in softness and shine.

Let hair air dry before blowdrying.
Want to cut down on your drying time and actually make hair look better at the same time? Let it air dry first! Give it anywhere from 20-40 minutes after showering so you’re not drying super-soaked strands—and it will actually make your tresses look so shiny you’ll be amazed.

Use a dry shampoo in between washes.
First of all, stop washing your hair every day! Some of the natural oils in your hair actually make it look prettier and shinier! But on those days when you feel like you should wash but just can’t make yourself do it, try a dry shampoo. A little shaken onto the roots and combed through your strands will let you prolong your next washing by at least a day or two.

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