It is our Black Friday/Cyber Monday week of deals and we are ready to shop till we drop! Let's be real though, we are also ballin' on a budget over here so we thought it would be fun to do a challenge! Our team got to pick out whatever we wanted to purchase during the sale but the catch is you have a $50 budget. Since there are different deals each day this week we were able to use them to strategize the best to get the biggest bang for our buck. Let's take a look and see how our team did.
My $50 shopping trip to OFRA during BFCM: I am going to shop on the FREE GWP day since the OFRA Go-To's Pack contains all the basic essentials for a makeup look. What am I actually buying? Skincare to compliment my freebie. I am adding the Fro-Zay Peel Off Mask for $20 (I need a refill), the Pomegranate Sugar Body Scrub for $20 - can't forget to treat your whole body (and it smells delicious!), and Cool as a Cucumber Primer for $20 for pre-makeup application and added moisturizer for my face! Now, this total comes out to $60 but when I use the code BEAUTY I get 20% off making my total $48. And that is how you score big and save big!
Mariel's cart is valued at $95, but since she shopped on Wednesday and used code BEAUTY, she only spent $48 + the freebie. She was able to save more than 50%!
I love a good Black Friday deal but what really drew me in to shop today were the Beauty Busters we are having on our website. I scored a Makeup Fixer for only $5 which is 75% off the original price! Our Brush Cleaner and Disinfectant is great to spot clean my brushes in-between washes. I love peachy blushes so I went with Madison Miller’s Ollie Need is Love blush. After that, I went ahead and bought some of my other faves since everything else is 40% off. I got the Fireside Hotties because I have been wearing these shades nonstop since they launched (I get compliments every time I wear Portland). The last thing I picked up with my remaining budget is a Rodeo Drive ornament which will be the perfect gift for my sister who borrows mine all the time!
Natalie’s total would have been $95, but with the savings she got for shopping on Black Friday she was able to work the numbers and get everything on her list for exactly $50. A total savings of more than 47%.
I LOVE palettes! They are probably my favorite makeup item next to a good gloss. So with this sale I knew exactly what I was going to be picking up. My current favorite palettes ATM are Francesca’s Infinite eyeshadow palette and Gilded face palette. Saturday would be the day to grab them because our collab items are marked down 50% off (so I would be getting both palettes for the price of one!) This keeps me at $49, right under my $50 goal.
Ashley's total before the sale is $98, but shopping on Saturday brought her total down to $49 which was 50% off!
A lot of my favorite products are our collab items so I made sure to shop on Saturday to get the best deal. My all-time favorite liquid lipstick is Havana Nights, which is a perfect red for the holiday parties coming up! When I am not wearing Havana Nights I am usually in a gloss so I also picked up Smiley for Ryleigh (how could you not at $7.50?) Ever since the Soul palette launched I have been using Soho non-stop, so I got the individual highlighter to take traveling with me over the holidays. Lastly, I got a treat for my skin. With the winter coming, Talia’s Tea and Biscuit scrub will be perfect to exfoliate any dry skin away.
Diana's total before the discounts comes to $99 but she only paid $49.50, a savings of 50%!
I am someone who usually does a simple eye look so it’s always about the lips for me. I’m going to take my $50 and get the perfect holiday lip. I’m shopping on Sunday because it is the best day to score a bunch of mini lip sets in our holiday collection, which will all be half off. Before we can get to lipsticks though, I need to make sure I remember my lip care. My two-step routine is using our Lip Exfoliator to get rid of any dead skin and our Vitamin E Stick to keep them hydrated. Now on to the fun part, the lippies! I am going to grab both lip sets, Fireside Hotties and By the Fire, I will have a lip shade no matter what look I am going for. Next, I am grabbing our Spicy lipliner to really make sure my lips last through any holiday party I go to. For the end of the night when it is time to take it all off, I knew I needed to snag some of our Cleanse it off wipes.
Paula's total would have been $88, but shopping the sale on Sunday brought it down to $48.80. She was able to save close to 45%!
Beauty Busters are where the deals are at! I had my eye on the Rodeoversary set so I knew I had to get it on Cyber Monday since it was a Beauty Buster (can you believe it’s only $25?!) My next pick up is the Fireside Hotties because it is my current favorite lip set at the moment. I love all the shades, especially Palo Alto, which was the star of the look I created for my parent’s anniversary party this past weekend! The last thing I added to my cart was our 5-piece brush set. Honestly, I hate cleaning my brushes and you can never have too many!
Leila's total without the Cyber Monday discounts would be $99 but it came down to $49, so she saved about 50% her order.
So how do you think our team did? Let us know what you're planning on picking up during our BFCM sale!