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First and foremost, this beauty blogger is a bargain hunter! When I hear news of friends and family sales, online promotions, discount codes or gifts with purchase... I share the news! If you're a like-minded consumer, you can find all of that information here. Have fun shopping!

HUGE Lancôme GWP At Macy’s!

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Lancome Gift Time, Macy's Lancome Gift, Macy's Lancome Gift with purchase With Mother’s Day right around the corner, this HUGE Lancôme GWP at Macy’s is perfectly timed! Starting today, with any Lancome purchase of $35 or more in the Macy’s beauty department, you’ll score a generous 6-piece gift of amazing Lancôme product, housed in an adorable spring tote! Click this link to shop: Lancome free 6-piece gift with any $35 Lancome purchase (Value $79 – $122).  This offer ends on 5/23!

As always, I’m here to help with buying suggestions for you, if you’re stumped! I’ve tested my fair share of Lancôme product over the years, and here are some of my all-time favorites!

Color Design Sensational Effects Matte Smoth Hold Lipcolor, $23.  The most color-intense lipstick you’ll ever see, with a streak-free matte finish!  I can’t say enough about this recently-released Lancôme formula.  My “go-to” shade pick from the lineup is Nutmeg, a medium neutral that works for any season!

Gloss In Love, $27.50.  Imagine the most buttery gloss you’ll ever feel, housed in an ingenious tube with a button that deploys the applicator.  That’s Gloss In Love!  Fizzy Rosie is a great color choice for spring.  It’s a soft pink/apricot shade that works for any complexion.

Definicils Waterproof High Definition Mascara, $27.50.  How did I test this waterproof formula for my readers?  I wore it all day to a local waterslide park!  After hours of slipping and sliding this mascara hadn’t budged at all.  If you have vacation plans, or just a busy summer of water fun ahead, this is a must-try!

Color Design Matte Lip Crayon, $24.  This lightweight formula comes in an easy-to-apply pencil format that hugs every curve and corner of the lips!

Blush Subtil Palette, $43.  These three-shade cheek palettes are the ultimate for a frequent traveler!  Each palette features a bronzer shade, a blush shade, and a highlighter.

Sourcil Tint Longwear Eyebrow Pen, $26.  In the world of beauty, brows are so NOW!  These felt-tip marker pens are perfect for filling sparse areas and shaping the brow, and deliver a natural, soft color!

Color Design Palette in Beige Brulee, $50.  I get such amazing amounts of use out of this neutral 5-shade palette.  These colors create a natural daytime look that easily transitions to evening by layering deeper accent shades.  The Color Design Palette also comes with application instructions for those of us feeling intimidated.

This offer ends on 5/23 so click through now to stock up! Lancome free 6-piece gift with any $35 Lancome purchase (Value $79 – $122).

The products mentioned in this post were previously press samples from Lancome.  This post is sponsored by Macy’s.  Please click HERE to read my full disclosure.

Spend More, Save More at Saks!

Saks Fifth Avenue

From 4/29 – 5/1/16, the more you spend at Saks the more you save! If you spend $200 to $499, you’ll score 10% off of your purchase. If you spend $500 or more you’ll earn a 15% discount on your purchase! Offer excludes Beauty and Fragrance. Click the link below and you’ll be redirected to the shopping fun!

Use promo code SHOPSAKS at checkout to get this offer added to your cart!

An Exclusive Offer: Spend $200 & Receive 10% off, Spend $500 & Receive 15% off (Excludes Beauty & Fragrance). Use code SHOPSAKS. Valid 4/29-5/1. SHOP NOW!

Macy’s Friends And Family Sale Starts TODAY!


macys-ff-sale-aprilmacys-friends-family-saleI’ve never seen a Macy’s Friends and Family Sale I didn’t love! Every year Macy’s offers steals perfectly timed for Mother’s Day, “Dads and Grads” season, and Spring shopping! The store is a dream for busy Moms like me, because you can shop for the entire household under one roof! Trying to figure out what you “must have” for the warmer weather?  Check out the Raging Rouge Macy’s Friends and Family Sale buying guide to give you some ideas! Or, if you want to head straight over to shop click this link and enter the promo code FRIEND during checkout: Extra 25% off Friends & Family Sale + Free Shipping at $25 with code FRIEND. At macys.com Valid 4/24-5/2

Macy's Friends and Family Sale, What to buy at the Macy's FF Sale

1) Calvin Klein Scuba Halter Dress:  Calvin Klein dresses are a long-time wardrobe staple for me.  This Scuba Halter Dress is available in a rainbow of colors, and works beautifully under a jacket for work, or stand alone for a daytime event!  Retail price $134, F&F price $100.50.

2)  Vince Camuto Short-Sleeve High-Low Blouse:  Dressier than a standard t-shirt but equally as comfy, this high-low blouse features a polka-dot print and a back keyhole button closure.  Retail price $79, F&F price $59.25.

3)  Michael by Michael Kors Selma Medium Top Zip Satchel: The Selma design is well known, but this new patchwork styling is a refreshing modern touch!  Also available in an array of icy blues.  Retail price is $328, F&F price $246.

4)  Collection XIIX Dip Dye Border Woven Kimono:  This lightweight open kimono is a quick and easy way to jazz up jeans and a t-shirt.  Retail price $42, with mark-down and F&F $21.75.

5)  Vince Camuto Sleeveless Asymmetrical-Hem Top:  I told you I’m crazy about Vince Camuto lately!  This asymmetrical tank will quickly become a go-to for spring and summer!  Retail price $69, F&F price $51.75.

6)  INC International Concepts Gold-Tone Pink Teardrop Chandelier Fish Hook Earrings:  These glamorous chandelier earrings look so much more expensive than they actually are!  Retail price $26.50, with mark-down and F&F $14.90.

7)  INC International Concepts Gold Tone Shell Stone and Tassel:  This tassel styled necklace features an extra long 34″ length, making it wearable with just about any neckline. Retail price $34.50, with mark-down and F&F $19.40.

8)  American Living Wakely Dress Sandals:  The block-heel of the 90s is BACK!  Grab this neutral ombre style for spring and summer.  Regular retail price is $59, with markdown and F&F $37.50.

There are indeed some brand exclusions (but not many)!  Be sure to read the fine print before you add items to your cart!

Click this link to shop–> Extra 25% off Friends & Family Sale + Free Shipping at $25 with code FRIEND. At macys.com Valid 4/24-5/2

This post was brought to you by Macy’s. Please click HERE to read my full disclosure.

Saks Fifth Avenue Thank You Celebration 2016!

Saks Fifth Avenue

saks-thank-you-sale-2016saks-ff-sale-2016Happy day for those of us who are true shopping fanatics! The Saks Fifth Avenue Thank You Celebration (aka the Saks Friends And Family Sale) has started! The designer steals will be happening from April 17 – April 25, 2016, and this year there’s no need for a promo code! Items that quality for the F&F discount are already marked down. I’m loving this, because it really helps take the guesswork out of shopping.

Here’s a BIG SECRET though… PROMO CODE SAKSAPR will score you an additional 10% off until 4/19/16! Click the link to shop! Our Thank You Celebration for Friends & Family: Up to 30% off spectacular selections of clothing, shoes and accessories. 20% off jewelry. Valid 4/17-4/25. SHOP NOW!

Saks Thank You Celebration 2016!

Trying to pull together your spring shopping list? Here are some of my favorite items from the sale!

What To Buy In The Saks Friends & Family "Thank You" Sale!

Saks Friends & Family “Thank You” Sale!

1) Haute Hippie One-Shoulder Silk Blouse, originally priced at $245, this blouse is now a mere $68.60!  I’m crazy about the color, and the modern style!

2) BCBGMAXAZRIA Abilena Layered Pleated Skirt Dress, original retail $298 now $178.80.  This dress gives the appearance of two pieces, and I love how the skirt is half pleated and half A-line.

3) A Peace Treaty Isida Asymmetrical Choker Necklace, original retail $320 now $179.20.  Streamlined minimal jewelry is making a comeback, and this asymmetrical choker is perfect!  Half a bamboo design and half smooth metal, this necklace is intended to be worn off-center.

4) ABS by Allen Schwartz Stretch Bracelets, original retail $75 now $60.  These stretchy bracelets are the perfect way to add a pop of color to your spring outfit!  They also make a terrific inexpensive gift!

5) Gucci Optyl Cat’s Eye Sunglasses, original retail $325 now $243.75.  I was shocked to see designer sunglass brands like Gucci are included in the sale!  These Optyl Cat’s-Eye Sunglasses are such a statement in a pink and neutral gradient design, and a universally flattering shape.

6)  Bailey 44 Azalea Silk Top, original retail $196 now $137.20.  Bare shoulders are so popular for Spring and Summer 2016!  This silk tank by Baily 44 features feminine fluttery sleeves with a “cold shoulder” cut out detail.

7)  J Brand Floret Super Skinny Jeans, original retail $228 now $136.80.  Is there such a thing as a statement jean?  These skinny neutral colored jeans are jazzed up with a beautiful floral print.

8)  Michael Kors Collection Ellison Vachetta Leather Mid-Heel Sandal, original retail $425 now $297.50.  The chunky-heel of the 90s is back!  These gorgeous leather sandals feature a strappy, wrap-around detailing.

9)  Coach 1941 Whipstitched Saddle Bag, original retail $695 now $486.50.  If you haven’t looked at Coach bags in a while, it’s time to revisit the brand.  This bag is a popular saddle-bag design, with funky fringe accents at the side.  The chalk color is perfect for warmer weather!

10)  Aerin Marcelle 18k Gold Trimmed Trumpet and Oval Vases, originally $595 and $450 now $416.50 and $315.  You know I have a bit of a “girl crush” on Aerin Lauder!  So many people forget that the Saks home category is included in this sale, so I wanted to remind you of all of the gorgeous giftable items they have to offer!  These Aerin vases feature a hand-painted floral design and 18k gold trim.

Saks Thank You Celebration Brand Exclusions

As I mentioned, this sale is super easy to shop because all items that apply are already marked down! However, for those of you looking for an easy-to-skim list of brand exclusions, here they are! Remember that some of these brands are only excluded in one category. For example, Tory Burch bags are excluded from the sale, but Tory Burch jewelry is marked down! The easiest way to determine if the items you want are included is to shop! Our Thank You Celebration for Friends & Family: Up to 30% off spectacular selections of clothing, shoes and accessories. 20% off jewelry. Valid 4/17-4/25. SHOP NOW!

Excluded brands (in some or all categories): 3.1 Phillip Lim, 3.1 Phillip Lim Initials, A Detacher, Acne Studios, Akris , Akris Punto, Alaia, Alexander Mcqueen, Alexander Wang, Altuzarra, Ami, Ann Demeulemeester, Antonio Berardi, Anya Hindmarch, Aquilano Rimondi , Azzedine Alaia, Balmain, Baby Zen, Belstaff, Bottega Veneta, Brian Reyes, Brunello Cucinelli, Canada Goose, Cartier, Celine, CHANEL, Charvet , Chloe, Christian Dior, Christian Louboutin, Christian Siriano, Christophe Lemaire, Christopher Kane, Comme Des Garcons, Comme Des Garcons Comme Des Garcons, Costume National, Creatures Of The Wind, David Yurman, Degrees Of Freedom, Derek Lam, Dolce & Gabbana , Doo. Ri, Emilio Pucci , Ergo Baby, Ethan K, Fendi, Giamba, Giuseppe Zanotti , Givenchy , Gucci, Haider Ackermann, Halston Heritage, Herve Leger, Iceberg, Isaia, Issey Miyake, Jean Paul Gaultier, Jimmy Choo, Junya Watanabe, Kenzo, Kiton, Lanvin, Loro Piana, Maclaren, Maison Margiela, Maison Martin Margiela, Manolo Blahnik, Marc Jacobs, Marcelo Burlon , Marco De Vincenzo, Marie Clemence, Marni, Martin Grant, MCM, Michael Kors, Michele Watches, Miu Miu, MM6 Maison Martin Margiela, Moncler, Mont Blanc, Movado Edge, Movado Motion, MSGM, Narciso Rodriguez, Nina Ricci, Nunna, Palm Angels, Peter Pilotto, Peter Som, Pierre Balmain , Pierre Corthay , Prada, Prada Sport, Proenza Schouler, Ralph Lauren, Ralph Lauren Collection, Richard Chai, Rick Owens, Rick Owens Dkshdw, Rick Owens Lilies, Rimowa, Roberto Cavalli, Rochas, Saint Laurent, Salvatore Ferragamo , Shinola, Simone Rocha, Sonia Rykiel, Stella McCartney, Stokke, Stuart Weitzman, Sydney Evan, T By Alexander Wang, Thakoon, The Fur Salon, The Row, Thom Browne, Tod’s, Tomas Maier , UGG Australia, UPPAbaby, Valentino, Yohji Yamamoto, Zac Posen, Zegna, Zero + Maria Cornejo, Zimmerman.

This post was brought to you by Saks Fifth Avenue.  Please click HERE to read my full disclosure.

IT Cosmetics Friends And Family Sale NOW!

IT Cosmetics Friends And Family Sale April 2016

IT Cosmetics Friends And Family Sale April 2016

IT is on!  The IT Cosmetics brand is offering 25% off of your purchase with code FRIENDS2016! This semi-annual friends & family event is a great opportunity to restock on favorite products, or dip a toe in and sample some of the fine products IT Cosmetics has to offer. You know this blogger is an “IT Girl” and has been singing the praises of this brand for quite some time! The IT Cosmetics F&F Sale ends on April 16, 2016.

CLICK HERE to shop ITCosmetics! Keep scrolling for my list of “must buy” products by the brand!  Click links to head over to reviews featuring the recommended product!

The IT Cosmetics CC+ Veil Cushion Compact Foundation

Bye Bye Pores Pressed Powder

Naturally Pretty Palette Vol. 1

Naturally Pretty Palette Vol 2, The Romantics

Heavenly Luxe 6-Piece Brush Set (or ANY IT Cosmetics Heavenly Luxe makeup brush… WOWZA they are amazing)!

Celebration Foundation (be sure to check out my before and after photos)

I can probably go on forever, but these are my top picks from the brand!  Happy shopping to you!