Not to alarm you, but Amazon brought the beauty deals this year.
Groundbreaking. Here's your cheat-sheet for Prime Day's seemingly endless amount of hair, makeup, and skincare deals. PS: bookmark this page because we’ll be updating it all Prime Day(s).
PPS: Prime Day deals don’t last all day, so act fast. (The following items were on sale at time of publish.)
theSkimm: A three-panel mirror with built-in LED lights. Hint: you can adjust them for brightness. Why it’s smart: Foldable panels with 1x, 2x, and 3x magnification. So you can get real comfortable with those tiny eyebrow hairs.
theSkimm: Invisible spray that fights frizz and protects against humidity for 24 hours. Why it’s smart: Uses vitamins C and A, antioxidants, and omega fatty acids to shield your mane against the (summer) elements.
theSkimm: It's a Haus party. Lady Gaga's rumored beauty line has arrived. And with it, bright lip gloss, lip liners, and liquid shimmer powders. Why it’s smart: Cruelty-free, vegan, paraben-free, and created by Lady effin Gaga. Products won't ship until Septemeber, but Prime members can pre-order for Prime Day.
theSkimm: LilyAna Naturals eye cream targets the delicate skin around your eyes with vitamins C and E, aloe, and rose hip. Why it’s smart: It’s 77% organic, gluten-free, and vegan. Oh, and almost 5,000 reviewers have given it 4.5-star reviews.
theSkimm: Braun’s first epilator (think: tweezer on steroids) removes hair as short as a grain of sand in one stroke. Because technology. Why it’s smart: If you’re into hair removal, this epilator claims to be “virtually painless” when used regularly in the shower. Bonus: comes with a light to spot runaway hairs.
theSkimm: Throw shade (on your eyelids) smarter with this set of seven essential makeup brushes. Angled, pencil, and blending included. Why it’s smart: Not all makeup brushes are created equal. These are non-shedding, durable, and cruelty-free.
theSkimm: Cleansing cloths from Burt’s Bees that are 99.1% natural. Why it’s smart: Uses white tea and cucumber extract to remove dirt, oil, and makeup without washing. Instead of buying them on last-minute Target runs, stock up with a three-pack you’ll actually finish.
theSkimm: An ‘Amazon’s Choice’ curler with an extra-long barrel and thousands of 5-star reviews. Why it’s smart: The HOT TOOLS Professional curler distributes heat evenly, no matter which setting you’re on. Consider yourself warned: it heats up to 430-degrees, so watch your fingers and strands.
theSkimm: A 2-minute routine that cleanses (claims to remove up to 99.5% of dirt and oil) and anti-ages (flip the brush to target wrinkle-prone areas). Why it’s smart: Super soft bristles exfoliate and unclog pores without irritating your skin. Pro tip: the different colors correspond to different skin types (à la oily, sensitive, combo).
theSkimm: Olaplex's not-a-conditioner treatment rebuilds your strands through “bond-building technology.” Translation: it un-brittles your hair. Why it’s smart: ICYMI, this is the third step of a three-part treatment that starts in the salon. But don’t (s)tress, you don’t need No. 1 and No. 2 for it to work.
theSkimm: Supergoop! is having its moment in the sun. Now you can get their broad-spectrum sunscreen for 30% off. Why it’s smart: A lightweight sunscreen that protects your skin without leaving it greasy. FYI, it’s a chemical sunscreen, but there’s no iffy smell. Think: minty and floral.
theSkimm: Forget trying to perfect the round-brush-plus-blow-dryer technique. Revlon's One-Step Hot Brush does it for you. Why it’s smart: The brush is designed for smooth locks after one (or a few) passes. Think: airflow vents for fast drying, a cool tip so you can get it close to your scalp, and tangle-free bristles.
theSkimm: People compare Stila's "HUGE Extreme Lash Mascara" to Too Faced’s “Better Than Sex”...just, you know, without the flakes. Shots. fired. Why it’s smart: It volumizes, lengthens, and curls, without parabens. Oh, and it’s ‘triple black’...so, very very very black.
theSkimm: Clarisonic’s iconic, Oprah-approved cleansing device almost half-off. Why it’s smart: Comes with the Mia Smart brush – plus an eye massager, foundation brush, and massage head. Translation: a sh*t ton of stuff to turn your bathroom into a spa.
theSkimm: Bye, broken nails. This OPI formula is a base coat, topcoat, and nail strengthener all in one. Why it’s smart: Three-in-one product saves you $$$ on manicures. Plus, it gets the job done without formaldehyde (a common ingredient in nail hardeners and polishes).
theSkimm: Get a full size of L'Occitane’s shea butter hand cream, plus eight minis to fill the rest of your routine. Why it’s smart: You know you need/want hand cream. But this Amazon-exclusive set lets you try out a handful of other products before you commit. Think: shower oil, more hand cream, and cleansing foam.
theSkimm: Bed Head's weird-looking device that de-frizzes and waves your hair at the same time. Sometimes we don’t understand the things we love most. Why it’s smart: Ceramic plates smooth hair, while the deep barrel creates waves that actually hold. Read: one reviewer said her waves were in-tact for four days.
theSkimm: Bioderma's gentle cleanser removes makeup with minimal effort. Why it’s smart: Cucumber extract helps normal, dry, and sensitive skin get clean without irritation. Pro tip: you’ll want to hold it over stubborn spots (lookin’ at you, mascara) a bit longer before wiping away.
PS: These are editorially selected, but if you purchase, theSkimm may get something in return. If something’s out of stock, oops, it was there when we published. Thanks.
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