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Sephora VIB Sale Recommendations for Spring 2019

Sephora VIB Sale Recommendations for Spring 2019

The most magical time of the year is here again -- The Sephora VIB Sale! The dates and discounts were announced last week and I’m am excited to share my top recommendations!

Before we get into the products, let’s talk about the sale details! If you are not a Sephora Beauty Insider, I highly recommend signing up in advance of the sale. Their loyalty program is completely free and gives you access to their bi-annual VIB sales, free birthday gifts, and exclusive deals. All Beauty Insiders are eligible for in-store and online discounts! Sign up here!

Sephora Beauty Insider program has three tiers and each tier will have the opportunity to shop the sale.

Rouge: 20% off from April 26-May 6 in stores or online with code HEYROUGE
VIB: 15% off from May 2-6 in stores or online with code HEYVIB
BI: 10% off from May 2-6 in stores or online with code HEYBI

For the full details on the sale, exclusions, and limitations, go here!

Okay…now on to the goods!


Sephora VIB Sale Recommendations - Skincare | Laurel and Iron

Kate Somerville Anti-Bac Acne Clearing Lotion ($42): I’ve been using this benzyl peroxide based acne lotion for a few years now. It’s the only benzyl peroxide product my skin can tolerate. It’s so gentle yet effective in keeping my cystic acne at bay.

First Aid Beauty Ultra Repair Hydrating Serum ($38): I haven’t met a First Aid Beauty product that I don’t like. This stuff is a fantastic, light weight hydrating serum. Unlike oil-based serums, this never makes me feel greasy.

OleHenriksen Uplifting Transformation Eye Cream ($40): This is another stable for me. I’ve re-purchased this eye cream 3 times already. I love the way it feels. It’s hydrating but not thick and I do feel it has improved the appearance of fine lines around my eyes.

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Base Products

Sephora VIB Sale Recommendations - Base Products | Laurel and Iron

First Aid Beauty Hello FAB Cocount Skin Smoothie Primer ($28): This primer gives the most beautiful glowy base to your makeup.

Becca Cosmetics Undereye Brightening Corrector ($32): This peachy correcting concealer can hide even your roughest night sleep! I can’t even count how many times I’ve re-purchased this one. It works.

Dr. Jart+ Premium BB Cream ($42): If you’ve been reading Laurel and Iron for a while, you know this stuff is my absolute favorite base product. I has a beautiful skin-like finish with a medium coverage that corrects redness. It’s gorgeous on the skin and has an SPF of 45. I’ve bought this for my mom and my sister and myself over and over and over.

Too Faced Peach Perfect Mattifying Powder in Translucent Peach ($33): If you have oily skin, this is a powder worth checking out. It smells like a peach and sets makeup beautifully without a white cast or powdery finish.

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Cheek Products

Sephora VIB Sale Recommendations - Cheek Products | Laurel and Iron

BareMinerals Invisible Bronze Powder Bronzer in Fair to Light ($28): If I could only have one bronzer, it would be this one. It is the perfect tone for my complexion. It has a satin finish that looks natural. It’s simply gorgeous and as you can see, I’ve used quite a bit of it!

Anastasia Beverly Hills Amrezy Highlighter ($28): If you want to be a beaming goddess, this is the highlighter for you! Tap it on the high points of your face and be ready to glow like the sun!

Hourglass Ambient Lighting Blush in Mood Exposure ($40): My goodness I love this blush. Truth be told, I love all of my Ambient Lighting Blushes. They are all stunning, finely milled, and pigmented. Mood Exposure is universally flattering but you can’t go wrong with any of the shades!

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Eye Products

Sephora VIB Sale Recommendations - Eye Products | Laurel and Iron

Urban Decay Primer Potion ($24): If you struggle with your eye shadow looks fading or creasing, give this stuff a try.

Anastasia Beverly Hills Dip Brow Pomade ($18): This is my favorite brow product and one pot of this will last you two years. Not only does it fill in sparse spots but it holds your brows in place all day and it’s totally waterproof. So, you can go from work to spin class without worrying that your eyebrows will transfer.

Marc Jacobs See-quins Glam Glitter Eyeshadow in Topaz Flash ($28): If you want to elevated your eyeshadow game, these See-quins could be just the ticket. Packed with metallic pigments and multi-dimensional glitter, these eye shadow toppers are absolutely stunning!

Natasha Denona Mini Star Eyeshadow Palette ($25): Natasha Denona eye shadows are extremely pricey but absolutely beautiful. If you’ve been wanting to dip your toes into the waters of luxury eyes shadows, these mini palettes are a great place to start.

Eye Shadow Palettes

Sephora VIB Sale Recommendations - Eyeshadow Palettes | Laurel and Iron

{top right} Anastasia Beverly Hills Modern Renaissance Palette ($42): I love this palette. The pink tones are so pretty and flattering. The formula is wonderful. I know it looks rather colorful but I swear you can make work for you. It’s an everyday palette for me.

{top left} Too Faced Just Peachy Velvet Matte Eyeshadow Palette ($45): Another staple for me. This is especially beautiful for those of you with green and blue eyes. Plus having an all matte palette is never a bad idea!

{bottom} Urban Decay Born to Run ($49): If you don’t have a big eyeshadow collection and want to dabble in colors or if you travel a lot, this a great palette to pick up. It has all the neutrals you’ll need for everyday looks plus pops of color to play with.

Lip Products:

Sephora VIB Sale Recommendations - Lip Products | Laurel and Iron

Bite Beauty Amuse Bouche Lipstick in Pepper ($26): Pepper is my favorite lipstick. This neutral pink shade is perfect for everyday wear and is my most used lipstick. If this shade is not your jam, Bite has tons of colors in a variety of finishes. It’s one of the best lipstick formulas on the market.

Nars Velvet Matte Lip Pencil in Dragon Girl ($25): If you love red lips or just wish you were Taylor Swift, you gotta check out Dragon girl. This blue-based, bright red will make your teeth look whiter and stays put better than traditional bullet lipsticks without the drying feeling of a long wearing liquid lipstick.

First Aid Beauty Ultra Repair Lip Balm ($20): I struggle from dry lips big time. I use this stuff nightly before bed to help keep chapped lips at bay.

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Sephora VIB Sale Recommendations - Perfumes | Laurel and Iron

Elizabeth and James Nirvana Black ($50): With notes of sandalwood and violet, this woody perfume is perfect for nights out.

YSL Mon Paris ($74): Of the three perfumes, this is my personal favorite. With notes of orange, raspberry, jasmin, and musk, it brings a sophisticated edge to sweet perfumes. I think it works well for day or night.

NEST Indigo ($74): Wild fig and bergamot (hi, you know how I feel about bergamot) make this perfume a winner for me. I love NEST but this is my favorite of their scents!

Sephora VIB Sale Recommendations | Laurel and Iron

What will you be picking up during the sale? Let me know in the comments below!

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