If you scrolled through Instagram this past weekend, there's a chance you may have asked yourself, Why does everyone suddenly have a boat — and why am I not on one? Worse still, the same people from the boat pictures also seem to have access to private beaches, the best lobster rolls on the East Coast, and the kind of sun-kissed full-body glow you thought only existed on Victoria's Secret Angels. What gives?
If all that FOMO had you questioning your own plans for the 4th of July, then you're not alone. If celebrating our nation's freedom in style — and on a yacht — isn't in the cards for you, spending your day off huddled next to the A/C watching the rest of The Staircase is a perfectly good way to do this reality-TV country justice. But if you want to occupy the moments in between episodes with something else, we've got your answer: sales, sales, and more sales.
Lucky for you — and unlucky for your credit card — there are tons of beauty sales arriving this week in honor of Independence Day. We rounded up the best, ahead.
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With a cult-favorite brand like Josie Maran, it's hard to decide exactly what to buy when you finally have the chance to fill up your cart without going over budget. From now until the 4th, you'll get 15% off your entire purchase, and our first choice is this best-selling moisturizer, which comes packed with a daily dose of sun protection.
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If you plan on spending next weekend at the beach, prep those sunburn remedies now, including this seaweed-based bath soak that moisturizes skin while reducing redness. Even better, it's 20% off (along with the rest of the site until July 8). Just enter the code "FIREWORK" at checkout to claim your discount.
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This is one sale that never ends — at least, not until July 31. Stock up on your favorite naturally-conscious beauty brand all month long with 10% off your purchase, plus free shipping. Now, you really have no excuse not to treat yourself.
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Is it just us or do our lips feel even more chapped in the summer? Thankfully, there's this top-rated lip mask that goes to work within minutes to rejuvenate yours to their plushest state. With the code "fireworks," you can get a free gift with purchase (a compact mirror and a mini Amuse Bouche lipstick in the shade Rhubarb).
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Starting now until July 4, Rebels Refinery is offering 25% off the entire site with the code "INDEPENDENCE." Time to stock up on those makeup wipes.
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There's nothing like major discounts to get you in the mood to celebrate your country. Look no further than Sigma Beauty for some of the best deals this week. Starting July 4 through the 5th, you can get $10 off a purchase of $50, $20 off $75, or $30 off $100 on any products you desire. May we suggest picking up this fluffy highlighting brush first?
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This cream eyeshadow will last you through a summer rainstorm, hours in the pool, and a 45-minute hot yoga class (no, seriously). Add this — among other things — to your cart starting July 2 and get 15% off your purchase of $75 or more. Hit $100 (let's face it, you will) and get 20% off.
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Exfoliating pads don't only make your life a little easier (and traveling a breeze), but they're the fastest route to resetting your skin overnight. You can get these powerful resurfacing pads now on sale: Starting today until the 4th, use the code "July 4" at checkout to get $25 off full-sized orders over $100.