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Sephora Sale Shopping List

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The Sephora Spring Sale has finally dawned upon us. TFSE has been buzzing for weeks browsing the Sephora website to find the latest and greatest products for ourselves and for our readers! So, we curated a shopping list for our readers. We picked these products because they're vegan, cruelty-free, effective, and contains reliable ingredients. We also made sure to have a variety of brands, so there's a product for everyone in this list!

Although it may seem like its a great idea to splurge during the sale, remember, products carried at Sephora are relatively expensive. There are equally as effective skin care products and brands out there for a fraction of the cost. Remember to buy only what we need and to know how to incorporate it into your current skin care routine.

For instance, if you purchase a chemical exfoliator, will you be able to use it with your current products? Are you using other acids already? Or, if you already have two different cleansers, do you really need a third one?

Yup, hold yourself accountable for your shopping habits to save money and save your skin from unnecessary irritations.

Psst, pro-tip from one of our editors who's a recovered shopaholic: if you're unsure if a product will work for you, purchase the product's mini-size. This tip goes for makeup products, too! Travel sized products are not just for on-the-go, it gives you a chance to see if you can actually finish a bottle or jar of (often) a big ticket item.

Plus, did you know Sephora's return policy is very generous. According to their official return policy:

If you are not completely satisfied with a Sephora purchase or gift for any reason, please review our return, refund, and exchange policies below for Sephora.ca or Sephora.com purchases and in-store purchases. Products must be returned in new or gently used condition.

Okay, so here's what you need to know about this year's Sephora Spring Sale:

  • VIB Rouge: 20% off starting April 9-19
  • VIB: 15% off starting April 13-19
  • Beauty Insider: 10% off starting April 15-19
  • Discount code: OMGSPRING
  • Free shipping code: FREESHIP

And finally, there are a couple of restrictions of the sale. The discount is not valid on several brands, products, and limitations of sale.

You cannot get discounts on:  

  • Sephora Collection
  • The Ordinary
  • MAC Cosmetics VIVA GLAM
  • NUDESTIX Anti-Bacterial Hand Sanitizer Gel products

You are limited to:

  • One Dyson item
  • Five Morphe items per SKU per transaction

Now that we've got the boring stuff out of the way, here comes the fun part! Discover a plethora of products that we recommend picking up during the sale! We made sure to include a little bit of everything for all skin types.

Cleanser

Indie Lee Brightening Cleanser

Key Ingredients: Strawberry Seed Oil, Hydrolized Wheat Proteins, Tomato Extracts

Korres Greek Yoghurt Foaming Cleanser

Key Ingredients: Greek Yoghurt, Amaranth Seed Extract and Honeysuckle

Youth To The People Superfood Antioxidant Cleanser

Key Ingredients: Aloe Vera Juice, Kale, Spinach, Green Tea

Moisturizer

Farmacy Daily Greens Oil Free Gel Moisturizer with Moringa Papaya

Key Ingredients: Moringa Seed Extract, Moringa Water, Papaya Extract, Hyaluronic Acid, Polyglutamic Acid

OLEHENRIKSEN C-Rush™ Vitamin C Gel Moisturizer

Key Ingredients: Ascorbic Acid, 3-O-Ethyl Ascorbic Acid, Tetrahexyldecyl Ascorbate, Rose of Winter

First Aid Beauty Ultra Repair Firming Collagen Cream with Peptides and Niacinamide

Key Ingredients: Collagen, Peptides, Niacinamide

Toner

Glow Recipe Watermelon Glow PHA + BHA Pore-Tight Toner

Key Ingredients: Watermelon Extract, Cactus Water, PHA

Moon Juice Acid Potion AHA + BHA Resurfacing Exfoliator

Key Ingredients: AHA + BHA Acid Complex 25%, Reishi, Niacinamide

Paula's Choice RESIST Advanced Replenishing Toner with Hyaluronic Acid (US Only)

Key Ingredients: Hyaluronic Acid, Linoleic, Oleic, and Linolenic Acids, Evening Primrose Oil

Sunscreen

COOLA Sun Silk Drops

Key Ingredients: Homosalate 10%, Octocrylene 6%, Octisalate 5%, Avobenzone 2%, Aloe  Leaf Juice, Chamomile Flower Oil

ILIA Super Serum Skin Tint SPF 40 Foundation (US Only)

Key Ingredients: Squalane, Non-Nano Zinc Oxide 12%, Hyaluronic Acids, Niacinamide

Supergoop! Unseen Sunscreen SPF 40

Key Ingredients: Avobenzone, 3%, Homosalate 8%, Octisalate 5%, Octocrylene 4%, Meadowfoam Seed, Red Algae, Frankincense

Serum

The INKEY List Q10 Antioxidant Serum

Key Ingredients: Co-Q10, Syn-Tacks™, Squalane

Biossance Squalane + 10% Vitamin C Dark Spot Serum

Key Ingredients: Vitamin C 10%, White Shiitake Mushroom Extract, Licorice Root Extract

skyn ICELAND Icelandic Youth Serum with Red Algae

Key Ingredients: Astaxanthin, Fullerene, Zinc PCA

Mask

REN Clean Skincare Evercalm™ Ultra Comforting Rescue Mask

Key Ingredients: White Mushroom Extract, Beta-Glucan, Arnica

Tata Harper Resurfacing BHA Glow Mask

Key Ingredients: White Willow Bark Extract (BHA), Pomegranate Enzymes, Pink Clay

KNC Beauty All Natural Retinol Infused Eye Mask - 5 Pack (US Only)

Key Ingredients: Collagen, Hyaluronic acid, Aloe

Tools

Herbivore Rose Quartz Gua Sha

How to Use: Using gentle but firm pressure, begin massaging in the center of the face by nose and move outwards towards the cheeks.

Mount Lai De-Puffing Jade Eye Treatment Tool

How to Use: After applying eye serum or eye cream, gently slide the tool on the under-eye area, starting from the inner corner of the eye to the temple.

goop G.Tox Ultimate Dry Brush (US Only)

How to Use: Use on dry skin before a bath or shower. Starting at your feet, gently brush upward towards your heart. Use firm, small strokes upwards—or work in circular motions.

21 products later, will you add any of these products to your cart?

Let us know @freshskinedition on Instagram what you'll be picking up during the sale!

(Cover Visual Credit: Ping Hatta)