While there are many sales we’re excited to shop this holiday season, there’s a special place in our hearts for the best Black Friday beauty deals. It’s no secret that makeup and skincare can cost a pretty penny, so sales this good that come but once a year are definitely a good time to stock up. We’ve rounded up all of the best steals in haircare, lip products, skin creams and more to help you win big this Black Friday.
When do Black Friday’s Beauty Deals begin?
With enormous savings on everything from beauty and kitchen gadgets to pet supplies and furniture, everyone’s on the hunt for deals. While Black Friday falls on November 29 this year, you’ll probably notice certain sales, especially in the beauty category, kicking off well before then.
Amazon, for instance, has already kicked off its Black Friday Deals Week with plenty of great luxury beauty items currently up for grabs. ULTA also announced its sales, with Black Friday beauty doorbusters available as of Thanksgiving Day at 4 p.m. CST. Elsewhere, Sephora and Dermstore have shared their planned discounts, with the former offering Black Friday Preview deals via the Sephora app (live now) and the latter currently offering up to 30 percent off of some of your favorite luxury skincare brands through Dec. 4, such as Skinceuticals and Dermalogica — just enter promo code ‘DSGIFT’ at checkout.
Best Black Friday Beauty Deals
No matter where you decide to shop this year, one thing’s clear — this is the year of ultimate beauty deals. To help prepare you for maximum savings at Amazon, ULTA, Sephora, and more, we’ve put together an assortment of all of our favorite must-have products. Here, you’ll find everything from your favorite night creams and moisturizers to the latest and greatest in hair tools, all of which can also double as great gifts for the beauty lovers in your life. Keep scrolling for FIRST for Women’s picks for the best Black Friday beauty deals you won’t want to miss.
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Best Black Friday Beauty Deal Amazon Hair Dryer Dyson
Best Deal on Dyson Blowdryer — Amazon
Black Friday Price: $320 (Originally 399.99), Amazon
Though it's the priciest item on our list, this lightweight Dyson Supersonic hair dryer is also one of the most coveted beauty tools for women over 50, and for good reason. It's shorter than most dryers and is precisely balanced for an easy-to-hold grip that puts less strain on the arm and shoulder. It's also designed to prevent excessive heat damage, with a temperature control system that regulates itself 20 times per second. Complete with four precise heat settings (fast drying/styling, regular drying, gentle drying, and constant cold) and three precise speed settings, the Dyson Supersonic also offers up a super quick dry that's easy on the scalp and ears. Prime members can currently save 20 percent on this dryer, making it our top Black Friday beauty deal.
Best Haircare Deal — ULTA
Black Friday Price: $14.50 (Originally $29), ULTA
If there's one product you should get on this list, it's this one. A best-seller that's adored by women all over the world, Living Proof's No Frizz Instant De-Frizzer is the anti-frizz treatment you've been searching for. Great for straight, wavy, curly, and kinky hair alike, this dry conditioning formula claims to instantly tame up to 92 percent of frizz thanks to its rich oil blend and patented "healthy hair molecule" system, which seals the cuticle and smooths hair without any buildup. With added UV protection, this is one product that's a must-have for days when the humidity seems to skyrocket. And, as if that weren't enough of a reason to nab it, ULTA will offering 50 percent off its price tag starting on Nov. 28 at 4 p.m. CST, so be sure to stock up while supplies last!
Best Black Friday Beauty Deal Ulta Thinning Hair Shampoo OGX
Best Deal on Shampoo — ULTA
Black Friday Price: $5.49 (Originally $7.99), ULTA
Thickening shampoo is a staple in many women's showers. As we age, many of us experience hair loss that sees us looking to these shampoo and conditioners for growth and volume. They can quickly get pricey, however, making Black Friday one the best days to stockpile your favorites. We like OGX's Thick and Full biotin and collagen shampoo. Made with a blend of Vitamin B7 biotin, collagen, and hydrolyzed wheat protein (a wheat-derived protein that adds volume to hair), this shampoo nourishes your tresses, plumping up strands while also strengthening and thickening them with each wash. This Thanksgiving, it will be 30 percent off at ULTA, giving you the perfect excuse to pick it up, right along with its matching conditioner and healing oil treatment. Start shopping this deal on Nov. 28 at 4 p.m. CST.
Best Deal on Night Cream — Amazon
Black Friday Price: $36.62 for Two (Originally $46.62 for Two), Amazon
On the hunt for a good night cream? Olay's Regenerist night recovery cream, which is made with an advanced amino-peptide complex, is a favorite of millions of women, and as of now, you can save $10 when you buy two bottles. Rich and regenerative, this fragrance-free blend is designed to plump skin while you sleep, penetrating up to 10 surface laters deep to improve elasticity and smooth the look of deep wrinkles.
Best Black Friday Beauty Deal Amazon Moisturizer
Best Facial Moisturizer Deal — Amazon
Black Friday Price: $55.50 shipped, Amazon
The Korean beauty movement isn't going away anytime soon, and one of its biggest overseas successes is snail cream — more specifically, TONYMOLY's Timeless Ferment snail cream kit. Enriched with 70 percent gold fermented snail mucus (hear us out!), snail cream hydrates and exfoliates, leaving behind youthful and smooth skin. This cream also has an additional blend of glycolic acid, collagen, and elastin that make it one the best anti-aging moisturizers around. For Black Friday, you can enjoy free shipping on this anti-aging best-seller.
Best Hair Dryer Deal — ULTA
Black Friday Price: $39.99 (Originally $59.99), Ulta
Black Friday is notorious for its deep discounts on beauty tools, and one we can't wait to get our hands on is the Revlon One-Step Volumizer hair dryer. This innovative styling tool combines a hair dryer and large oval brush into one for a drying experience like none other. Designed for those looking for salon-quality hair from the comfort of their own home, this brush creates voluminous, frizz-free blowouts and curls in half the time of a regular dryer. This Thanksgiving, ULTA will be offering a $20 discount on Revlon's collection of one-step dryers, dropping it to $39.99 and making it one of the best styling tool deals you'll find this holiday weekend — start shopping Nov. 28 at 4 p.m. CST.
Best Hand Cream Deal — ULTA
Black Friday Price: $19 (Originally $32), ULTA
With cold winter air comes dry skin and a need for intense moisturizing. One of the most popular hydrating brands around? None other than First Aid Beauty. Starting on Thanksgiving (Nov. 28) at 4 p.m. CST, ULTA will be offering 40 percent off one of the brand's most beloved moisturizers — the pink grapefruit ultra repair cream. An update on its classic Ultra Repair Cream, this hydrator works wonders on dry, flaky skin, thanks to a unique formula that's rich in colloidal oatmeal, shea butter, ceramide 3 (waxy lipids that help retain moisture), a "FAB" antioxidant booster (the brand's own personal antioxidant blend), and of course, grapefruit essential oil.
Best Serum Deal — Algenist
Black Friday Price: $80.50 (Originally $115), Algenist
One deal bonanza we're particularly excited about is skincare giant Algenist's Black Friday sale. From now through December 4th, you can get free shipping and save 30 percent on all Algenist products. We'll be picking up a bottle of their legendary GENIUS liquid collagen. This five-star serum uses a unique formula of plant collagen and microalgae oil, which is loaded with omegas 3, 6, and 9, plus vitamin E, to restore elasticity, radiance, and hydration to the epidermis.
Best Lipstick Deal — ULTA
Black Friday Price: $14.40 (Originally $25), ULTA
Looking to add some new lipsticks to your collection? Then check out Lipstick Queen's Nothing but the Nudes at ULTA for Black Friday, where it will be 40 percent off starting Nov. 28 at 4 p.m. CST. A great winter lipstick thanks to its rich and moisturizing vitamin E and shea butter formulation, these neutral shades will have you upgrading every look without going over the top.
Best Toothbrush Deal — Walmart
Black Friday Price: $34.94 (Originally $49.94), Walmart
Taking care of your skin isn't the only facet to beauty: The secret to a healthy smile lies with proper oral hygiene. But when's the last time you really invested in your dental care? Keep those pearly whites bright pick up this Oral-B 1000 cross-action electric toothbrush at Walmart, where it's $10 off, plus, you'll get another $5 off automatically discounted at checkout. Designed to provide a superior clean, this brush removes 300 percent more plaque along the gumline than a regular manual toothbrush, making it a total steal.