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2013 Black Friday + Cyber Monday Beauty Sales

I can hardly believe it—tomorrow is Thanksgiving! If you’re like me and completely behind on your holiday gift shopping (or just looking for some deals), take advantage of these upcoming sales on some great, natural and organic beauty products. (Psst…there’s also a little giveaway in this post—scroll to the bottom to enter.)

If I’m missing a sale, let me know! Send me an email with details or leave a comment on this post and I’ll add it right away. Happy shopping!  —Aleigh


Beautorium

Black Friday deals: Spend $60+, save 10% (code “SAVE10″), spend $100+, save 15% (code “SAVE15″), spend $200+, save 20% (code “SAVE20″)


Blissmobox

Monday, December 2nd enjoy 20% off ALL blissmobox gifts with code 20off


Dr. Sponge

20% off with code THANKYOU through December 1


Forager Botanicals

15% off on Monday, December 2.


Juice Beauty

Free full-size Green Apple Age Defy Moisturizer with $50 purchase. Promo code: BFS13


Leaf People

For Small Business Saturday (11/30): 20% off storewide; free shipping on orders over $75 with code SBSAT2013.


Love Beauty Alchemy

Free shipping on all orders + a coupon for a complimentary hydrating botanical toner with any future purchase through Cyber Monday.


MyChelle Dermaceuticals

Starting on Black Friday, buy one, get one free on all products site-wide, plus 50% off all products on Cyber Monday when you use the code CYBER13 at checkout.

BONUS: MyChelle is offering a holiday giveaway for Indigo+Canary readers! Enter below to win the All/Combination Daily Basics Kit, including Fruit Enzyme Cleanser, Perfect C Serum, and Pumpkin Renew Cream. Scroll to the bottom of this post for details. Winner will be announced December 6. Good luck!


Nature of Beauty

20% off on Cyber Monday only with code CYBER20


Naturopathica

30% off with code 30NOW


Osmia Organics

One-day site-wide holiday sale on December 2.


O&N Collective

Buy two or more of O&N Collective’s exclusive Tata Harper Holiday Beauty Survival Kits (which look fabulous!), and get 15% off with the code HOLIDAY15.


Pangea Organics

Buy one, get one free on all items (!!) + free shipping on orders of $100+, ends at midnight on 12/2. No code necessary.


Pure Citizen

10% off everything with code THANKFUL


Splurge Skincare

15% off all scents of “The Rub” sugar scrub on Black Friday and Cyber Monday through Splurge’s OpenSky storefront; 15% off total purchase with code THANKFUL on their site.


Vapour Organic Beauty

30% off everything (excluding samples) through Monday with code blackfriday13.


MYCHELLE DERMACEUTICALS GIVEAWAY DETAILS

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Beauty Obsession: Splurge Skincare

When Christine and Kara reached out to me about their company, Splurge Skincare, I was excited. I’ve been testing a lot of facial serums and creams lately, which I LOVE, but I’d been looking forward to trying something different. Splurge’s sugar scrub and yummy lip balm definitely qualified.

What I tried: The Rub (in peppermint), $26* and Lip Buttah (in lemon), $7*

First impressions: I love the delicate scents of both the sugar scrub and the lip balm. They’re both lightly fragrant and smell delicious. Good-smelling products make me a little nervous, since I’m a lot more sensitive to synthetic fragrances than I used to be. But a check of the ingredients lists made me smile. So clean! Here they are:

The Rub (peppermint): sugar (sucrose),organic safflower oil (carthamus tinctorius), meadowfoam oil (limnanthes alba), glycerin, organic cocoa butter (theobroma cacao), organic shea butter (butyrospermum parkii), aloe vera leaf juice (aloe barbadensis), peppermint essential oil (mentha piperita), vitamin E (tocopherol)

Lip Buttah (lemon): babassu oil (orbignya oleifera), organic cocoa butter (theobroma cacao), beeswax (cera alba), sweet almond oil (prunus amygdalus dulcis), organic castor oil (ricinus communis), litsea cubeba essential oil, bitter almond essential oil (prunus amygdalus amara – prussic acid free), vitamin E (tocopherol)

I’ve been using The Rub on my elbows and heels (notoriously dry, rough spots), and I can definitely tell a difference. They’re still dry, but after about a week and a half of daily treatments, noticeably less so. I think if I keep up the routine (scrubbing both heels with a small scoop of The Rub in the shower, followed with post-shower body oil), I’ll have baby-soft heels before much longer. Big win for exfoliation!

What caught me by surprise: The shape of the Lip Buttah. It’s a sort of flattened oval shape, which I found slightly awkward at first. After using it a few times (and getting Ian to test it out, too), however, I was completely won over, and I think I actually prefer the oval shape. Plus, this balm glides on without being sticky, stays put, and is deliciously lemon-y. I can sip on water at my desk all day and not need to constantly re-apply.

Bonus: Both of these products would be great for both women and men—Ian liked the lip balm as much as I did! (Side note: I spotted what looks like tinted lip balm on Splurge Skincare’s Facebook page…and I’m hoping they’ll be ready in time for the holidays, because I think the balm would make for a fantastic gift. Hint, hint, Christine and Kara!)

What do you look for in a body scrub or lip balm? Would you give these a try? —Aleigh


*These samples were sent to me for review, but I only write about the products that I think are truly worthy of being shared with you. View my full disclosure here, and my review policy here.

(Top images: Splurge Skincare; bottom image: Indigo+Canary)

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