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Beauty 6 years ago

Sephora Beauty Insider Appreciation Event


Throughout the year, there are maybe 3 sales I totally freak out about and let my credit card run a little wild…because these deals are TOO GOOD to pass up! One of those is going on NOW and I’ll be sharing my holy grail beauty products with y’all that are all included in the Sephora Beauty Insider Appreciation event! I’ll also be sharing some recent additions to my makeup + skincare collection that are included in the event and that I’ve been loving and highly recommend!

Before we get into my specific “ride or die” products that every girl needs, let me explain how the Sephora Beauty Insider Appreciation event works! Early access for Rouge started on Monday, August 24th, but the event opened up to all tiers on Friday, August 30th and runs until Monday, September 3rd. Rouge members get 20% off with code YESROUGE, VIB get 15% off with code YESVIB, and Beauty Insider members get 10% off with code YESINSIDER. These are the different levels of a Sephora Beauty Insider Member you can be! I am a Rouge member and it’s the best points / rewards system ever.

If you haven’t signed up for Sephora’s Beauty Insider program yet, do so here! Some of the benefits for being an insider include free beauty classes, in store beauty services, earning points per $1, birthday gifts and more!


Now, I want to share with y’all several of my ride or die, holy grail beauty products. These are skincare and/or makeup products I’ve been using forever now and truly couldn’t live without! [Okay okay, I could live…but my face for sure wouldn’t be the same!]

First I want to talk about this Summer Fridays jet lag mask. I recently talked about this in my self-care routine blog post, so I won’t go into too much further detail. But this mask is extremely hydrating and has tons of ingredients in it that will make your skin feel completely refreshed and radiant in just one application. I put this on when I get on an airplane to keep my skin from drying out, or sometimes I’ll put it on at night after I’ve done my skincare routine if my skin is needing extra hydration. Or, you can do it like a normal mask and just leave it on for 15ish minutes. However you use it though, it will do wonders for your skin and I highly recommend!




As a content creator, I’ve had the privilege of trying a ton of foundations, and time after time, I find myself always going back to the Estee Lauder double wear foundation. This has been my absolute favorite foundation for at least 5 years now. I love that it gives you full coverage without looking too cakey, and it truly stays on ALL DAY. In the summer, I wear this in the color ‘cashew’. If you’ve never tried this foundation before, now is the time to try it out while you can get it at a discount! If you have tried it and love it as much as I do, stock up now while you can! That’s what I’m doing!



I get lots of questions on IG stories (on days I actually wear makeup lol) about what blush I’m wearing. I am in love with this hourglass blush in the color ‘diffused heat’. It gives your cheeks the perfect amount of color without being too much. The blush also gives you the prettiest glow without being “shimmery”. Hands down my favorite blush I’ve ever purchased!


Two other skincare products I highly recommend you purchase while you can get them at a discount: drunk elephant protini and farmacy green clean. Y’all have probably already heard me rave 10,000 times over about protini, but it deserves all of this hype and more! Protini is a protein moisturizer that combines an unprecedented array and concentration of actives for improvement in the appearance of skin’s tone, texture, and firmness. It’s hands down the best moisturizer I have EVER used. I use it morning and night and my skin has seen drastic results since I started using it about 8 months ago.

Farmacy green clean is my absolute favorite way to remove makeup, oil, dirt or debris at night before cleansing my face. It is a nourishing cleansing balm that gently melts away makeup and impurities caused by pollution, leaving the skin hydrated and silky smooth. It feels incredible on your skin and will leave zero traces of makeup behind!


other makeup I’m wearing you can get during the Event: urban decay lipstick in the color ’66’ | hourglass bronzer (shade is ‘radiant bronze light’) | anastasia beverly hills eyeshadow palette | milk fiber brow gel

The rest of the makeup that I’m wearing is all linked in the below collage, as well as my other “holy grail” beauty products! Click on any image to shop!


Drunk Elephant Protini Moisturizer | Too Faced Mascara | Hourglass Bronzer | Undereye Concealer  Double Wear Foundation | Farmacy ‘Green Clean’ | Summer Fridays Mask | Setting Powder |
Liquid Eyeliner | Hourglass Blush | Drunk Elephant Eye Serum | Hourglass Primer | Bare Minerals Lip Gloss | Charlotte Tilbury Lipliner

Lastly, here are a few new products I’ve tried within the last month or so and fallen in love with! If you’ve been on the fence about any of these products, I 100% recommend them!


Thanks for reading! Happy shopping!

This post was created in collaboration with Sephora. As always, all thoughts and opinions are my own!

xo Lauren

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