There are no two words in the English language more beautiful than “free shipping.” It should be a law, really, that all shipping be free in order to encourage people to help stimulate the economy by spending lots and lots of money shopping online. It makes perfect sense, don’t you think?
Alas, that law does not exist (not yet, at least), and that means you still have to buy $50 or more beauty products to get free shipping from Sephora.com. Which doesn’t sound like a lot, in theory, but when you’re on a budget and have that $38 moisturizer in your shopping cart and need to hit exactly $50 to make the cut, that $12 void can feel like the weight of the world. (Or something like that.)
Instead of scrounging for two random sheet masks to add to your cart on a whim, consider these more affordable items that will help you round out the rest of that purchase. This should come in handy once VIB sale season rolls around, which is… right about now.
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One of the original at-home face peels, this gentle but effective formula has a serious cult following. It's not known for being particularly cheap, with the full-size pack of 60 ringing in at $148, so five for $16 is a steal if you want to give it a try without the commitment. (Or if you could just use a few extra. No judgement.)
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This luxurious body cream doesn't just come in almost sickeningly sweet packaging — it also contains soft "cookie" pieces that gently exfoliate and melt into the skin when massaged.
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These uniquely shaped mini sponges are cute and excellent for all of your most detailed makeup application purposes.
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This clay-based purifying mask comes in a tiny single-use version that's great for travel — or just whenever you need a pick-me-up.
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Get the cult-classic balm in this convenient squeeze tube packaging, for a more sanitary way of reliving your middle-school memories.
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This quick-drying brush cleanser dries quickly and leaves brushes feeling — and smelling — so fresh and so clean.
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You can use this hypoallergenic face mist as a primer, setting spray, skin refresher, or all of the above.
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Sure, you could dip standard Q-tips in makeup remover to get the same job done, but why bother when you can get this pack of pre-soaked wands instead?
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