The best of beauty and perfume
Hip Hip Hooray! Well, that’s what we say when we mark the beginning of 2022 Saks Fifth Avenue Friends and Family Saleanyway.
Designed for department store diehards and beauty enthusiasts, Saks Fifth Avenue has all your favorite brands on sale, in droves.
Besides the plump lip glosses and honeyed serums, the 10% off beauty items (with code BEAUTY10 — with some exclusions), also applies to perfume. We’ve also listed some of our favorite, highly rated spritzes below.
To make the most of Saks Friends and Family Sale — which officially begins Monday and ends March 29 — shop our top 12 picks from the event below, plus the best designer fashion steals from the sale. You won’t want to miss it (and neither will we, as our carts are nearly full to the brim).
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Dare we say it? It really is the creme de la creme of skincare products, a lot of fun for La Mer’s moisturizer being ultra-rich, leaving your skin feeling more rejuvenated and helping to reduce the appearance of wrinkles and fine lines.
In truth, we love Briogeo and all its glory. If you love the brand’s deep conditioning mask as much as we do, you’ll enjoy the benefits of the jumbo size – coming fat at 32 ounces – when selling Saks.
It’s sulfate-free, helps strengthen damaged hair, and is formulated with rosehip oil, B vitamins, and seaweed extract to help reverse the effects of dry, brittle, and even color-treated hair. There is a 8oz jar (now $34) and a Size 2oz (now $13) if you don’t want a large size.
For all things anti-aging, we owe a lot to Estee Lauder’s humble Advanced Night Repair Serum. Now, exclusively for sale by Saks, you can pick up a two-pack of the rich, award-winning formula for under $165 — proven to work for months.
As one of the most elegant fragrances on the market, Byredo’s Mixed Emotions Eau de Parfum deserves more praise than it already has. With fragrant notes of black tea and violet leaf extracts, it’s just perfect for everyday use.
The fragrance is also available in a 1.6 ounce size (now $176) so you can vape, if you want a more travel-friendly option.
We almost screamed when we noticed NARS was on sale at Saks. While some products don’t have tens of dollars, every bit counts — and this rockstar beauty brand is worth the 10% off.
Specifically, its Powermatte Lip Pigment comes in several glossy colors that last. Paired with the brand’s best-selling Blush “orgasm” (now $27) and crowd favorite Radiant Creamy Concealer (also $27), your makeup routine will be on point.
Perfect for traveling (or gifting to the travel lover in your life), hang on to The Jetsetter 3-Piece Set from 111skin. Coming with the brand’s Sub-Zero De-Puffing Eye Mask, Rose Gold Illuminating Eye Mask, and Celestial Black Diamond Eye Mask, it’s a trio you won’t want to ignore.
Undeniably one of the most sought-after brands in the luxury beauty community, Augustinus Bader takes the cake as the Hydration Pro. The Rich Cream is also available in a 1 oz size (available for pre-order) and is unrivaled for creating smoother, supple skin.
Much acclaim has been given to MFK’s Baccarat Rouge 540 fragrance – and for good reason. It simply looks royal, combines jasmine with the fresh scent of saffron and amber, and transcends the aesthetics of France in your home.
This fragrance is also available in a 2.4 ounce size (now $293) if you want a smaller option.
Perfect for gifting or treating yourself to a well-deserved R&R spa day, Esker Beauty offers a gorgeous three-piece set for under $100. Comes with firming oil, firming shower gel and dry brush, you’ll never want to leave the sweet abyss of your bathroom.
Dr. Barbara Sturm is one of our tried and true OGs – sure madness but absoutely worth every penny. The brand has one of our favorite vitamin C serums that we reviewed – The Good C; now $131) — and its new niacinamide serum is just as exceptional.
Better B helps fight against hyperpigmentation and premature aging of the skin while being a skin soothing agent. And, if you want a natural glow before you put on makeup, get the luminescent drops (now $131).
As one of our best foundations for mature skin, it’s no surprise that Armani Beauty’s massively-following oil-free foundation is our favorite for that perfect silky glow, just like its name. indicates it.
While you’re at it, grab the brand match Luminous Silk Glow Setting Powder (now $59) to complete your look.
The SinglePass Curl 1″ Professional Curling Iron from T3 is a product we use almost every time we want to curl our hair (not to mention it’s one of the best curling irons we’ve rounded up). It leaves your hair bouncy and bouncy every time.
If you’re looking for more hair styling tools – especially if you want to take full advantage of the Saks sale – the brand Compact hair dryer (now $135), Volumizing hot rollers (now $116) and Holiday Lucea ID 1″ Smart Flat Iron (now $225) worth the move from adding to cart.
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