With the Nordstrom Anniversary Sale quickly approaching — early access starts Friday, July 12 at 12:30 p.m. ET — now is the time to start solidifying your plans of exactly how to tackle it. This is the retailer’s biggest and most-anticipated promotion, after all, reaching all the way back to the 1960s, so it has got it down to a science, and there are tons of deals to take advantage of. Case in point, there will be a slew of beauty gifts with purchase available during the sale, meaning you could rack up a serious haul on makeup, fragrance, skin-care, and even hair-care products just by snagging stuff that may already be on sale.
If that sounds too good to be true, you might want to sit down, because true to form, Nordstrom isn’t applying these savings to any old brand it’s trying to move out of inventory. These gift-with-purchase products hail from Allure-loved brands like Nars, La Prairie, Kiehl’s, Mario Badescu, La Mer, and many, many more. Just as a heads up, many if not all are likely to come in sample sizes, but when we’re talking completely free products that come along with beauty purchases, that’s hardly a downside. It’s like the cherry on top of an already delicious sundae.
The list of included products maxes out at nearly 200, but we couldn’t help but be dazzled by a few gems that stood out right away. There’s the Kiehl’s Calendula Three-Step Set, a kit that includes three of the beloved brand’s calendula petal-infused products: the water cream, alcohol-free toner, and foaming face wash, all designed to clean and soothe and skin when added to your routine. Or from La Mer, a stunning five-piece skin-care collection starring the luxury brand’s bestsellers. Even Sunday Riley is getting in on the fun, with its own gift with purchase, a chic clutch stuffed with three of the brand’s fan-favorite classic products: the Good Genes Lactic Acid Treatment, a favorite of our editors, as well as the Auto Correct Brightening and De-Puffing Contour Cream, and the Tidal Brightening Enzyme Water Cream.
And that’s truly just the beginning, so don’t miss out on the incredible gifts with purchase on offer during the Nordstrom Anniversary Sale.
As a reminder, early access to the fun beings on July 12, and the full sale will kick off on July 19 and wrap up on August 4, with prices going back to normal on August 5, so don’t sleep on this.
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