The Best After-Christmas Beauty Sales

There's a special time every year when we all get exactly what we want. That joyous event when wishes are granted and miracles are aplenty, and you don't have to worry about whether you were naughty or nice. (C'mon now, aren't "naughty" and "nice" relative terms?)

No, we're not referring to the holidays, we're talking about the after-holiday sales. It's the magical time of year when you can relish in the fact that you've checked everyone off your list — or maybe you didn't, and that's fine, too — and it's time to treat yourself. After all, everything you've been lusting after is about to be deeply discounted. Translation: What better time to stock up or try something new?

We doubt you really needed that much convincing, but you probably do need to know where to find the deals. Not to worry, because we've done the work for you. Ahead, the best sales to shop now, so you can actually get what you want this year.
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You can score all the beauty kits and promotional sets that you didn't find under the tree on sale at Sephora right now. Oh, and did we mention they're all discounted? We're partial to the Smashbox liner set, the clever eyeshadow duos below, and this limited-editon Clarisonic set.

Sephora Collection Color Wishes 5 Eyeshadow Palettes, $15 $10, available at Sephora.
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Stop the presses: Nearly everything on will be 15% off from December 26 until the end of the year, minus a few new releases. Take advantage by blowing some of your holiday dough on a few of its tried-and-true matte lip tints or signature mascaras.

Tarte Gifted Amazonian Clay Smart Mascara Trio, $35 $29.75, available at Tarte.
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Ulta Beauty
Get ready to stock up at Ulta, because from December 26 to January 2 the brand will be offering big discounts when you buy bigger. Think: jumbo-size hair-care products for $15.99 from brands like Redken, Matrix Biolage, and Sexy Hair, and "buy 2 get 1 free" specials on brands like Tigi, Joico, and American Crew. Plus, kits and palettes from Bare Minerals and Urban Decay will be deeply discounted

Urban Decay Smoked Palette, $49 $22, available at Ulta Beauty.
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B-Glowing is kicking off its biggest year-end sale ever on December 26, with up to 75% off on tons of brands, like By Terry, Indie Lee, Rouge Bunny, and Ilia. Translation: It's not to be missed.

By Terry Éclat Opulent Nutri-Lift Foundation, $155 $93, available at b-glowing.
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Space NK
The e-retailer will be serving up products from brands like Tocca, Ren, and Juara for half-off. Yes, you read right: 50% off things like Tocca's Crema Veloce, Ren Moroccan Rose gift set, and Juara's Candlenut Obsession Trio, all starting December 25.

Lipstick Queen Galactic Gorgeous, $24 $12, available at SpaceNK.
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The derm-designed skin-care line's sale is a two-parter: Gift sets and products duos will be 50% off (!), and there will be several gift with purchase promotions. Nab a Holiday Deluxe Glow Gift set free with a $120 purchase or choose a free Flawless Essentials, Youthful Essentials, or Radiant Essentials set with any $50 purchase. Score!

Murad Pore Perfect Duo, $68 $34, available at Murad.
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From December 28 to 31, Algenist will also be running a 25% off "After-the-Giving Event," which discounts your entire purchase by a fourth. Simply enter SAVE 25 at checkout. Looking to up your skin-care game? Pick up the brand's "Best of" collection, which includes everything you need: cleanser, eye cream, face cream, and oil.

Algenist Best of Algenist Collection: 2015 Edition, $120 $90, available at Algenist.
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Renée Rouleau
You probably already heed the advice of aesthetician Renée Rouleau, and now you can score a gift with purchase when you shop her Bio Calm Repair Masque between December 26 and January 3. Buy the mask and you'll get the one ounce Merry Mint Buffing Beads as a gift, so you can scrub before you soothe. Translation: A home facial made easy.

Renée Rouleau Bio Calm Repair Masque, $51.50, available at Renée Rouleau.
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