Estee Lauder · Gift with Purchase · Nordstrom

Estee Lauder Essentials Kits

Are you jonesing for an Estee Lauder bonus? Maybe this will help ease your pain until the next one is available. Its not a GWP, but it is a fantastic value. These new “Essentials” kits over at Nordstrom come in three flavors, based on your skin needs. Each has a full size moisturizer, and not quite full sizes of serum, Night Repair, and cleanser.

  • Prevention Essentials for Normal to Combination Skin (pictured below): DayWear Plus Multi-Protection Anti-Oxidant Creme SPF 15 (full size, 1.7 oz), Idealist Pore Minimizing Skin Refinisher (0.5 oz), Advanced Night Repair Recovery Complex (0.5 oz), and Perfectly Clean Splash Away Foaming Cleanser (1.7 oz). $46, a $90 value
  • Radiant Skintone Essentials for Dry Skin: Hydra Bright Skin-Tone Perfecting Moisturizer Creme (full size, 1.7 oz), Idealist Pore Minimizing Skin Refinisher (0.5 oz), Advanced Night Repair Recovery Complex (0.5 oz), and Perfectly Clean Splash Away Foaming Cleanser (1.7 oz). $47.50, a $90 value
  • Lifting/Firming Essentials: Resilience Lift Extreme Ultra Firming Creme SPF 15 (full size, 1.7 oz), Perfectionist [CP+] Wrinkle Lifting Serum (0.5 oz), Advanced Night Repair Recovery Complex (0.5 oz), and Soft Clean Moisture Rich Foaming Cleanser (1.7 oz). $75, a $120 value

And some more new online bonuses with purchase at Nordstrom, all available only online.

  • Shu Uemura: with any $50 Shu Uemura purchase, receive a deluxe travel size of “Pleasure of Japanese Bath” in Sakura (Cherry Blossom, 1 oz) and High Performance Balancing Cleansing Oil Fresh (0.27 oz)
  • Bobbi Brown: With any $85 Bobbi Brown purchase, receive a deluxe sample of Shimmer Lip Gloss in Sandy Beige
  • Trish McEvoy (pictured below): with any $85 Trish McEvoy purchase, receive deluxe travel sizes of Eye Base Essentials in Bare (love this stuff!), Beauty Booster SPF 15 Lip Gloss in Brighten Pink, and Blackberry & Vanilla Musk Super Enriched Body Cream (0.5 oz), all in a pretty bag

Tomorrow is October 1st, which is the first day of Breast Cancer Awareness Month. So many companies (beauty and otherwise) are offering products that are pink and that donate a portion of the proceeds towards breast cancer research. (I’ve posted a few of my favorites at my Pink Ribbon Beauty page. I’m trying to keep it updated as I come across interesting products.) Through the end of October, Bobbi Brown is offering free shipping on any order that includes a Pink Ribbon item, enter code PINK08 at checkout. This will expire on October 31.

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Free Bliss

If you still haven’t tried the wonderful products from Bliss Spa, here’s a fabulous offer to introduce you to the brand. With any $50 purchase, you’ll receive free shipping as well as a free “tried+blue travel kit” (pictured below, a $20 value) which includes five awesome Bliss products to try (including the amazing Fabulous Foaming Face Wash and Big Blue Bar). Enter code 098910 at checkout, this expires October 25. Don’t know how to spend that $50? Try the “Best of Bliss Set” which includes five of their best sellers, and is only $55.

Lancome has a one day only offer. Today only, with any purchase, receive 2 freebies: a deluxe sample of Bi-Facil, and a deluxe sample of Cils Booster XL. Enter code WEWON at checkout, ends tonight. You’ll also receive free shipping if you spend $50 or more.

And from the folks over at Tarte Cosmetics, if you purchase any complexion item (clean slate, smooth operator, yellow mellow, provocateur pressed mineral powder, mineral powder bronzer, or t-zone travel), they’ll give you 25% off your order, plus enter you in a drawing to win a free iPod Nano 16 GB in purple. Enter code COMPLEX at checkout, this ends October 6.

I thought for sure I’d have a new Estee Lauder bonus to share with you this morning (especially with that one over at selling out so quickly), but I’ve trolled the internet and found nothing! I’m sure there’s one coming soon, I’ll keep you posted the moment I find it. Nothing much has changed this weekend, but lots of stuff is ending tomorrow. Tomorrow is your last chance for the Laura Mercier Fall Gift Time.

A few new coupons today: Today only at Clinique with any purchase, you’ll receive free shipping plus a free travel size (4 ml) of Happy Fragrance Spray. Enter code ONEDAY at checkout, this expires tonight at midnight EST. (Don’t forget, you can use two coupon codes at; you can also use code 2FREE for two extra freebies, that coupon also expires today.) Free shipping on any $25 order at Sephora. Enter code COMEBACK at checkout, expires October 4. And free shipping from MAC Cosmetics on any purchase, enter code CREMESHEEN at checkout, this expires October 7.

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Clarins Gift at Dillard’s

Its Clarins Time to Choose gift time at Dillard’s. Right now with any two item Clarins purchase (at least one must be skincare), you will receive your choice of 1 of 4 bonuses:

  • The Restorative Choice Gift includes: Cleansing Milk (1.7 oz), Super Restorative Day Cream (.53 oz), Super Restorative Night Wear (.53 oz), and Super Restorative Redefining Body Care (1.06 oz)
  • The Firming Choice Gift includes: Extra-Firming Night Cream (.53 oz), Extra-Firming Day Cream (.53 oz), Advanced Extra-Firming Neck Cream (.53 oz), and Cleansing Milk (1.7 oz)
  • The Brightening Choice Gift includes: Firming Brightening Serum (.35 oz), Protective Brightening Day Lotion (.67 oz), Bright Plus HP (.53 oz), and Gentle Foaming Cleanser (1.7 oz)
  • The Hydrating Choice Gift includes: Thirst Quenching Hydra-Care Mask (.53 oz), HydraQuench Intensive Serum Bi-Phase (.5 oz), HydraQuench Rich Cream (.53 oz), and Gentle Foaming Cleanser (1.7 oz)

At Dillard’s you have to add the bonus to your cart separately, it is not done automatically as it is at most other sites. This gift time will last until October 13.

Stila has a pretty new set available, at a fantastic price. Its called the Autumn Blues set, and its on sale for only $30. Included is the gorgeous Night Flower limited edition deluxe palette “Blu Orchid” (which normally by itself sells for $36) which has four eye shadow shades (Sunkissed, Nectarine, Venus, and Mahogany), a cheek color in Quaint, a lip color in Melissa, and lip glaze in Apricot. But the Autumn Blues set also includes a full size lip glaze in Peach Cobbler and a Multi-Effect Mascara in Brown. What an amazing deal! You’ll also receive free shipping if you spend $50 with code STILALOVER.

Elizabeth Arden is now selling Juicy Couture fragrance, and right now you can get free shipping on your entire order if you purchase any Juicy Couture item. Enter code JUICY at checkout, this offer expires October 9.

Boscia Skin Care is having a Customer Appreciation Sale. Right now you can receive 20% off of any purchase, just enter code 20offany at checkout. Expires tomorrow, September 27.

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Best of Beauty from Allure

Have you checked out the October issue of Allure Magazine? Its their annual Best of Beauty issue. I subscribe so I received my copy in the mail, I’m not sure if they’re on newsstands yet but if not they will be soon. It has a cover price of $3.99 and its more than worth it for the samples and offers that you’ll find inside:

  • Ulta coupon for $5 off of $10 (valid online or in store: online code is 95928, expires October 31)
  • Coupon for $10 off any Patricia Wexler M.D. Dermatology coupon at Bath & Body Works, expires October 31 (in store only, not valid online)
  • Card to take to your Shiseido counter for a free sample of new Perfect Smoothing Compact Foundation SPF 15
  • Free sample of Rimmel Lasting Finish Mineral Powder Foundation
  • Free sample of Garnier Fructis Brilliantine Shine Glistening Drops
  • Free sample of Estee Lauder Perfectionist [CP+]
  • Free sample of Clinique All About Eyes
  • Free sample of Clinique Almost Lipstick in Black Honey
  • More fragrance samples than you can stand to smell

There’s also mention of some brand new, limited edition products that Sephora is selling for their 10th anniversary. One thing I can’t wait to get my hands on: the Philosophy Classic Cookbook. This set has 10 (10!) 2 oz bottles of different scents of their amazing bath and shower gel for only $40.


Over at Skinstore, some new gifts with purchase:

  • Boscia Basics Duo: Purchase Boscia Oil-Free Daily Hydration SPF 15, receive a free travel size Boscia Soothing Cleansing Cream ($10 value)
  • Peter Thomas Roth Anti-Aging Cleansing Duo: Purchase a full size 8.5 oz Anti-Aging Cleansing Gel, receive a free 2 oz travel size ($8 value)
  • Juice Beauty: Purchase $35 or more of Juice Beauty products, receive a free Deluxe (1 oz) Juice Beauty Hydrating Mist

A new Sephora coupon: With any purchase, receive a free mini Laura Mercier Lip Colour Shimmer in Fresh Brown. Enter code SHIMMER at checkout, while supplies last.

And there’s a new Bliss Spa coupon: 10% off plus free shipping on any order if you buy a Bliss Exclusive set. Enter coupon 098913 at checkout, this expires September 30.

The folks over at Origins want to help you relax. They are offering a free 1 oz Peace of Mind On-The-Spot Relief ($20 value) plus free shipping if you spend $50 at their site. No code is needed, plus you can choose an extra deluxe sample at checkout. Ends September 28.

Clinique · Estee Lauder · Gift with Purchase · Lancome · Macy's

Beauty Week at Macy’s

Its Beauty Week at Macy’s! Online and in store, they have all kinds of new beauty gifts with purchase available this week. They have mini bonuses available from some of my favorite brands, including Clinique, Estee Lauder, Lancome, Prescriptives, and Philosophy, plus fragrance gift tote bags for several brands. You’ll receive free shipping and a beautiful grey croc-embossed tote bag with any $75 beauty and/or fragrance purchase with code BEAUTY75 at checkout. How fun! My favorite bonuses:

  • Clinique: With any $50 Clinique purchase, receive 3 deluxe samples: All About Eyes, Take the Day Off Cleansing Milk, and Stay Matte Sheer Pressed Powder
  • Lancome: With any $50 Lancome purchase, receive 4 deluxe samples: Cils Booster XL, Hypnose Mascara in Black, Juicy Tubes in Bolole, and Magnifique
  • Estee Lauder: With any $50 Estee Lauder purchase, receive 3 deluxe samples: More Than Mascara, Artist’s Eye Pencil in Soft Smudge Black, and Gentle Eye Makeup Remover
  • Prescriptives: With any $32.50 purchase of Prescriptives foundation or moisturizer, receive 4 freebies and a pretty silver cosmetic bag: Full-size Colorscope Lipcolor and deluxe samples of Colorscope Lip Gloss, False Eyelashes Plush Mascara, and Super Line Preventor Xtreme
  • Philosophy: With any philosophy purchase, receive 3 deluxe samples: Amazing Grace Shimmer Lotion, Inner Grace Shower Gel, and Microdelivery Exfoliating Wash

They also have gifts with purchase from Dior, Origins, Givenchy fragrance, Burberry fragrance, and Mariah Carey fragrance. And they’ve just begun a beautiful Elizabeth Arden I Love my Gift! bonus. With any $24.50 Elizabeth Arden purchase, you will receive a beautiful bag with 8 deluxe samples. [Yes, this is the same bag and gifts they’ve had at for the last couple of weeks.]

There are also some great new gifts with purchase over at My favorites:

  • Buy $50 of Smashbox and receive a free deluxe sample of O-Glow ($6 value)
  • Buy any two PHYTO products and receive a free deluxe sample of Phytonectar Shampoo
  • Buy any two Lorac products and receive a free mini eyeshadow

Wow, I didn’t know the holiday stuff was coming out already, but just saw this from Lancome. The Holiday Mascara Gift Set, a $109 value for only $68.50, which includes five products (they all look to be full size) in a pretty, shimmery bag. The set includes Definicils Mascara in Black, Virtuose Black Carat in Black Carat, Cils Booster XL, Color Design Eye Shadow in Vue, and Le Crayon Kohl Waterproof eye liner in Rasin Noir. Order today and you’ll receive free shipping and a free deluxe sample of Bi-Facil, plus a deluxe sample of your choice at checkout, plus coupon code NIGHT is still working for two free deluxe samples of Absolue products.

New coupons today: Last day of the Aveda coupons, but the best one. With any purchase, receive free shipping and a sample of Pure Abundance Volumizing Hairspray. Enter code VOLUME98 at checkout, this expires tonight at midnight EST. Another MAC Cosmetics free shipping coupon: Receive free shipping on any purchase, enter code SUITE at checkout, expires September 30. And a new Clinique coupon: With any purchase, receive free shipping plus two samples: Turnaround Concentrate Visible Skin Renewer and new Men’s Age Defense Hyradator SPF 15. Enter code 2FREE at checkout. Expires September 29.