For any beauty shopper, hosting a holiday feast with all the trimmings is the second biggest part of Thanksgiving week. Taking first place: early Black Friday makeup deals 2023, which offer a dizzying start to the holiday shopping season. This year’s sales will reward diligent deal-hunters with coveted beauty goods and savings that come around but once a year.
To take the overwhelm out of the year’s most frenzied shopping days, we’ve started a list of can’t-miss retailers and brands to pay a virtual visit to ahead of Black Friday 2023. Items from beauty wishlists near and far will be available at their most enticing prices of the year—and it’ll be time to act fast.
Our Top Picks
- The Facial Sculpt: NuFace Mini+ Starter Kit,
- The Lip Oil: Dior Lip Glow Oil,
- The Exfoliating Mask: Olehenriksen Phat Glow Facial Mask, $52, $26
- The Blowout Salve: Alterna Caviar Professional Styling Rapid Blowout Balm,
- The French Cream: Embryolisse Lait-Crème Concentré,
- The Vitamin C Serum: BeautyStat Universal C Skin Refiner,
In fact, you can start speed-clicking now and call it practice. There are already deals at Sephora, Amazon, and other destinations stocked with top-shelf beauty picks. Start frontloading your grateful list now with savings on Charlotte Tilbury’s classic hue for a kissable lip, Foreo’s high-tech solution for cleansing the face, and a blowout balm that will let you whip your hair into holiday-party-ready shape without leaving home.
Throughout the season, stay tuned for more announcements on the best beauty deals to shop on Black Friday and Cyber Monday 2023. Happy shopping!
Nordstrom’s Black Friday sale thrills deal-seekers with steep discounts, but don’t sleep on its Limited-Time Sale, which is happening now and offers luxe makeup, hair care, and skin care favorites for up to 50% off. As we speak, prices are slashed on one of our favorite skincare gadgets—the acclaimed Nuface microcurrent device—and a deeply nourishing Dior lip oil.
The virtual shelves of Dermstore brim with everyday essentials by EltaMD, Embryolisse, Revision Skincare, SkinMedica, and more. The skin-smoothing marketplace has yet to announce its late November sales, but there’s something to tide beauty-lovers over. Right now, select items from beloved brands are available for a generous 50% off.
Sephora’s Black Friday deals entice shoppers with rarely-seen markdowns on beauty essentials and cult-loved favorites. As a precursor for what’s to come, the retailer is offering select items at a steal—making it easier than ever to combine a facial-fresh glow with the radiance that comes from scoring a good deal.
Amazon’s November sales bring big savings on beauty staples ranging from everyday mascaras to skincare devices and hot styling tools. The marketplace will announce its 2023 Black Friday and Cyber Monday deals soon; but in the meantime, its premium beauty selection has discounted rewards for early browsers.
The iconic retailer will roll out the red carpet for deal-seekers this holiday season, offering discounts on luxe makeup, beauty supplements, and gift-worthy sets. But even now, haircare, body products, and more are available at temptingly low prices.
Surprise! The holidays have come early to Ulta. Now through November 18, the beauty chain will offer Early Black Friday deals in a different category each week. Through October 28, skin, sun, and body care is on sale, with skin tools going for 25% off, Lancôme skincare at 50% off, and more. Plus, find favorites on the Vogue editor staples, like the Solawave, shown below—and feel free to keep coming back for more. There will be featured deals on makeup and nail products October 29 to November 4; haircare will be on sale November 5 to 11; while fragrances and Ulta Beauty Collection discounts will be a click away November 12 to 18.
Charlotte Tilbury’s universally flattering products will be discounted on Cyber Monday, but you don’t have to wait till then to feel Charlotte’s magic touch. As we speak, there are “Magical Savings” to be had on some of the brand’s glow-awakening favorites—think the buzzed-about Pillow Talk lipstick, or the skin-smoothing foundation.
Violet Grey’s legendary edit features buzzy beauty goods, under-the-radar finds, and—come Black Friday—deals worth waiting for. However, waiting is strictly optional, when covetable goods for hair and body have been quietly discounted already. You’re one click away from the satisfaction of a great deal (and a balanced scalp.)
You won’t want to miss Bluemercury’s holiday shopping event, a tiered sale where the discounts grow as your order does. Devices, exfoliating facial peels, and more will be ripe for the Black Friday picking. But even now, there are unbeatable deals. Take 35% off Bluemercury’s proprietary skincare line, M-61, by entering M61FALL at checkout. Plus, save on Vogue-editor-approved solutions for skin and hair.
Shampoos, scrubs, and other staples will be on sale this November, but discount-seekers can start stocking their carts even sooner. Right now, score 50% on a multipurpose French oil, coveted hair skin-brightening care, and other items worth gifting or keeping for some well-earned self-care.