The 28 Best Beauty Products To Buy At The Nordstrom Anniversary Sale

Every summer, something magical happens. No, not shorter office hours on Fridays... we're talking Nordstrom's Anniversary Sale. It's the rare time when just about every single item in the store is discounted, so while the fashion set is scrambling for the Manolos in the shoe department, you'll find us over in beauty department scooping up everything from Le Labo to Clinique must-haves for prices we can actually afford.
But truth be told, the sale is so big, we often get overwhelmed. To avoid the headache, it's best to go in prepped with a shopping strategy, which is why we've narrowed the offerings down to the absolute best.
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Click ahead to check out our picks, then get ready to stock up. The sale begins July 13-20 for Nordstrom Rewards Members, but officially kicks off for all shoppers on July 21 through August 6 while supplies last.
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When it comes to shit we don't want to buy, but have to have, hand wash is at the top of the list. We're going for this jumbo formula that smells decadent, can double as body wash, and will last months and months.

Antico Jumbo Hand and Body Wash in Acqua, $36 ($83 value), available at Nordstrom.
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Finally, Nordstrom heard our prayers and is discounting its beauty tools in a major way. If you aren't lucky enough to have a dermatologist or facialist in the family, then you need some pro-approved at-home tools. Our favorite: GloPro, a micro-needling devices that's gentle on our skin, but leaves us glowing by morning.

Beauty Bioscience GloPro with Body Attachment, $163 ($199 value), available at Nordstrom.
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Splurging on something we use twice a day seems well worth it, which is why we aren't passing up this luxe face wash that gets rid of dull, dry, flaky skin like a boss.

Elemis Jumbo Dynamic Resurfacing Facial Wash, $65 ($98 value), available at Nordstrom.
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With a quad of full-size blushes and bronzers and an entire natural eye palette mixed with shimmer and matte pigments, it's hard to assume this isn't totally necessary.

Bobbi Brown On Trend Eye & Cheeks Palette, $98 ($365 value), available at Nordstrom.
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Just for Nordstrom customers, Tilbury created this limited-edition Filmstar duo. Instead of the Glow powder, you get a soft pink blush that's flattering on most skin tones.

Charlotte Tilbury Filmstar Bronze & Blush Glow Set, $75 ($88 value), available at Nordstrom.
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Count your blessings because you can get six miniature Chubby Sticks from Clinique for the price of one full-sized pencil in all the best-selling shades.

Clinique Chubbette Set, $25 ($34 value), available at Nordstrom.
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Shaving your face at home can be a tricky business. Instead of pulling out a cheap razor to get the job done, snag this tool that allows you to safely dermaplane at home.

Dermaflash Facial Exfoliating Device in Lavender, $126 ($189 value), available at Nordstrom.
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We're huge fans of the Dr. Dennis Gross Alpha Beta Daily Peels, except for one thing: We run out way too soon. This massive kit sets you up to achieve the best skin of your life for far less money than you'd imagine.

Dr. Dennis Gross Iconic Radiance, $155 ($236 value), available at Nordstrom.
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There's no chicer birthday present to give than a Diptyque candle, but parting with them is nearly impossible.

Diptyque Candle Set, $55 ($77 value), available at Nordstrom.
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Get ready to look like the type of fancy person who gets salon blowouts three times a week.

Drybar Tressed To Impress Set, $154 ($225 value), available at Nordstrom.
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Choosing your favorite shade of these cult-classic cheek sticks is tough; luckily, you don't have to. NARS is offering two exclusive shades (Remember Me and Fox Dancer) alongside two of the most popular (Orgasm and St. Lucia).

NARS Floral Redux Fox Dancer Mini Multiple Coffret, $32 ($44 value), available at Nordstrom.
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For a limited time only, Hourglass is making getting your glow on that much easier by selling its bronzing, blush, and setting powders together in one palette.

Hourglass Ambient Diffused Light Palette, $62, available at Nordstrom.
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When it comes to sales, our best tip is to go for the tools. While the devices will never be marked down to bargain-basement prices, this is still the time to snag professional grade options without too much guilt. And the Iluminage Touch should be at the top of the list if you're looking to save a whole lot of money on laser hair removal appointments.

Iluminage Cosmetics Iluminage Touch, $298, available at Nordstrom.
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Five gorgeous floral scents you can give as gifts or keep to mix and match.

Jo Malone Blossoms Set, $115, available at Nordstrom.
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All the skin care products you need to start a whole new regimen in one easy kit.

Kate Somerville Cult Favorites, $80 ($128 value), available at Nordstrom.
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Quite possibly one of the best body lotions in the world now comes in a giant-sized bottle. (Now you can stop stealing the in-shower bottles from Equinox.)

Kiehl's Crème de Corps Jumbo, $52, available at Nordstrom.
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Santal 33 is arguably one of the most popular scents in the world — but it's also super expensive. Test the waters before making the big buy with this pouch of the popular scent in both a shower gel and lotion.

Le Labo Amenities Pouch Santal 33, $95, available at Nordstrom.
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Judging by the size of these bottles, you'll have a perfect hair day for the next 365.

Living Proof Perfect Hair Day Jumbo Set, $75 ($130 value), available at Nordstrom.
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Massives sales mean awesome fragrance sets, like this sexy, musky option from the coolest girls around: the Olsens.

Elizabeth & James Nirvana Black Set, $110 ($163 value), available at Nordstrom.
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One of the best-selling formulas from the classic brand now comes in an exclusive set of three.

Philosophy Purity Trio, $55 ($87 value), available at Nordstrom.
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Thanks to the Living Luminizer, Lip2Cheek in Demure, and Eye Polish in Magnetic and Brush, we'll be glowing better than Selena in her "Fetish" video.

RMS Beauty Luminize Set, $80 ($124 value), available at Nordstrom.
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It's no joke that sleeping on silk will give you better hair (Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis agreed). This pillowcase duo is certainly a splurge, but one to consider if you're looking to extend your blowouts and prolong that healthy sheen.

Slip Silk Pillow Case Duo, $109 ($158 value), available at Nordstrom.
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Perhaps the best deal of the whole sale, the 15-piece set is over 50% cheaper than buying all the products separately and it includes every single item you could possibly need, housed inside a case you'll use every time you travel.

Trish McEvoy The Power of Makeup Confident Planner Collection, $225 ($554 value), available at Nordstrom.
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Voluspa's candles have a magical ability to last 10x longer than you think they will and never lose their intoxicating aroma.

Voluspa 2-Wick Set, $29.50 ($48 value), available at Nordstrom.
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Black Opium is intense, spicy, and intoxicating — basically, like sex in a bottle. Once you try it, you'll be hooked for life.

YSL Black Opium Set, $134 ($192 value), available at Nordstrom.
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This lightweight hair dryer makes blowing out your strands faster and easier than you ever thought possible.

T3 Featherweight 2 Hair Dryer, $134 ($200 value), available at Nordstrom.
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This year, MAC launched its very own lip kits; now, the brand has created an exclusive set for Nordstrom. This fuchsia shade is essential for hot summer nights and comes with a Prep+Prime stick to ensure your color lasts hours longer.

MAC Look in a Box Call Me Love Lip Kit, $36.50, available at Nordstrom.
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Whether you have dull and dry skin or oily patches all over your T-zone, this cleansing brush deep cleans it all gently. Even better, the powerful cleansing system makes it easier for your favorite serums and oils to soak in.

Clarisonic Mia White' Sonic Skin Cleansing System, $86 (reg. $129), available at Nordstrom.
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