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The 11 Best Beauty Buys From Amazon’s Secret Holiday Sale

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Today, Amazon kicked off their new Beauty Haul Event, which means there are discounts of up to 40 percent off some of your favorite beauty buys including drugstore cult-classics, fancy salon hair-care products, and a lip liner by Lady Gaga. Whether you want to get a head start on your shopping way before Black Friday or just need an excuse to treat yourself before checking off everyone else on your holiday lists, here are some of our favorite deals.

This TikTok-famous multitasker removes shine better than oil-blotting sheets, cuts down on unnecessary waste, and throws in a little face massage, as a treat.

It’s always nice to have a nail-strengthener in your arsenal before one of your nails breaks and sabotages your entire manicure in the process. Whether you need to bulk up flimsy nails, cut down on periodic cracks and chips, or just want to finally grow your longest set of natural nails yet, this paint-on treatment does just that (and 30k reviews to prove it).


You can use Aquaphor for anything, so it never hurts to have one (or three) lying around.

If you want a good (but not too fancy) shampoo, this is a nice choice. It’s well-reviewed (close to 7,000 five-star reviews) for giving a clean feeling to hair, leaving it soft, shiny, and easy to manage. Plus, it really does smell like roses.

This styler is like no-makeup makeup for your hair. It hydrates, smooths, and adds a touch of control in a single, natural-looking step, no heat styling required. You can continue your pandemic trend of doing the least, and still end up with hair that looks “effortlessly tousled,” instead of just “slept-on.”

A great gift for the Lady Gaga lover. If you were a fan of MAC Spice lipliner, Amazon reviewers have noticed that Lady Gaga’s Myth shade is a great dupe. Reviewers note that this lipliner is best for tracing edges and might be a tad dry for all-over application.

An excellent brush set that belies its very affordable price point. It contains the classics, including blush, contour, eyeliner and more. Despite being extremely affordable, the brushes are soft, firm, and easy-to-clean.

Last year, Megan Thee Stallion assured us she had “some hot things coming soon,” with Revlon and that day has come. This palette customized by Hot Girl Meg herself comes with ten creamy powder shadows, shades for both cool and warm undertones, metallic, matte, and shimmer finishes, and two shades that also work on cheeks for a highlight. Apply them wet to amp them up even more.

All It Cosmetics and Urban Decay products are 40 percent off in this sale, including this classic eyeliner and mascara trio. You get two black eyeliners, liquid and pencil, as well as the brand’s Perversion mascara.

Brunettes can get brassy hair too. To prevent that, there’s this slightly blue (more like periwinkle) shampoo which makes hair look less orange-y after just one wash.

Prepare to have the best-smelling hair with this set of the fancy pick-me-ups. It comes with a full-size and travel-size version of the cult-classic Dry Texturizing Spray beloved by pro stylists, and a travel-size Gold Lust Dry Shampoo for when you need a little more lift.

The 11 Best Beauty Buys From Amazon’s Secret Holiday Sale