Unlike splurging on yet another pair of shoes, shopping for our beauty essentials, from skincare to makeup and haircare, feels, well, essential.
While some may argue (not us) our 12-step skincare routines could be simplified, basics like cleansers, moisturisers and SPF are non-negotiables. Then, of course, comes the haircare, beauty tools and body products.
Looking (and feeling) this good doesn’t come cheap. If you ask us, it’s money well spent, even more so if you manage to nab a bargain when your favourite beauty products go on sale.
Stretching out the last pumps of your skin serums is no easy task but if you manage to do so and time your restoke to a sale, say at Adore Beauty, then your bank account will thank you.
Black Friday is almost here and Adore Beauty has graciously dropped their deals early this year. They’re offering up to 40 per cent off best-selling brands from November 22 to 27.
Scroll on for our top picks from the current Adore Beauty sale.
What We’re Shopping During The Black Friday Adore Beauty Sale
Alpha-H Liquid Gold, $50.60 (was $74.95) from Adore Beauty
This cult-favourite exfoliator is a game-changer on the journey to smooth, supple and radiant skin. With powerhouse ingredients like glycolic acid, licorice extract and silk proteins, it helps to brighten dull skin, smooth the appearance of fine lines and strengthen the delicate skin barrier.
Laneige Lip Sleeping Mask, $24.80 (was $31) from Adore Beauty
This Lip Sleeping Mask is a viral sensation for good reason. A saviour for dry, dehydrated lips, vitamin C, coconut oil and shea butter work to plump and protect while you sleep.
COSRX Advanced Snail Repair 96 essence, $32.80 (was $38) from Adore Beauty
Don’t be alarmed by the name of this essence, this innovative formulation uses (ethically sourced) snail mucin to hydrate and nourish the skin. Apply it to damp skin to lock in moisture, and follow with your serums and moisturisers to wake up with a glow.
VIRTUE Healing Oil, $48 (was $64) from Adore Beauty
Bring gloss and shine back to tired locks with this lightweight oil that uses nourishing ingredients to strengthen, protect and repair. It’s a great option for those dealing with post-dye damage or wanting to protect against the elements.
Goldfield & Banks Sunset Hour perfume concentrate, $191.20 (was $239) from Adore Beauty
If you’re looking for your new spring and summer scent, this may be the one. Described as ‘cocktails on the beach’, you’ll find fruity notes of mandarin and green mango juxtaposed with jasmine and coconut cream.
IT Cosmetics Your Skin But Better CC+ cream, $54.75 (was $73) from Adore Beauty
Your skin but better is certainly the base du jour and with this award-winning CC+ cream, you can achieve it in an instant. With all the skincare benefits of your favourite serum yet offering lightweight coverage, it’s a great everyday foundation.
Benefit Benetint Lip & Cheek tint, $30.40 (was $38) from Adore Beauty
This lightweight tint allows you to bring back the perfect rosy flush to your cheeks whilst still looking like skin. This cult product blends easily and when worn on your cheeks and lips, creates a seamless everyday beauty look.