According to the U.S. Department of Labor, Labor Day was originally established to show the "strength and esprit de corps of the trade and labor organizations." But we think the holiday is best celebrated as a way to recognize what a boss you are — and take a much-deserved break from being that boss. (FYI: This goes for everyone in an entry-level job, too — because "boss" is a state of mind, after all.)
Have you been working so hard that the summer slipped by without proper chill-time? Will a brighter shade of red lipstick make you feel more confident approaching fall? Now’s the time to give that #NoDaysOff M.O. a rest and treat yo'self to a little R & R — and a beauty boost. A slew of brands, from indie natural lines to cult-favorite makeup lines, are offering weekend-only discounts to celebrate the baller in you.
Between a free shot at making our laundry smell like an Oscar-winning actress and a whopping 60% off of nourishing hair-care products, there are deals aplenty — including a few exclusive deals for Refinery29 readers.
Check out some of the most spectacular Labor Day steals, ahead, and enjoy your extra day off. On Tuesday, we can get back to our regularly scheduled grind looking like a million bucks.