Sure, we’re excited for a return to BBQs and fireworks this year, but the real thing to look forward to this weekend are the best 4th of July sales 2021, especially in the beauty department—not that we’re biased.
Whether you’re ready to full-on party or are sticking to socially distanced hangs this summer, you don’t want to miss this one. There are some incredible scores in here, with items up to 50% off. (Same goes if you’re on the hunt for a comfy new mattress or a new poolside lewk and don’t want to pay full price, by the way. So! Many! Deals!)
So, no matter what your summer has in store—road trips, a true and actual vacation, or weekends hugging your A/C unit—it’s worth checking out the beauty deals ahead. From cult-favorite face creams to glow-enhancing potions, these major upgrades to your beauty bag won’t be around forever (or, at least, past July 5th). Ahead, the best 4th of July sales 2021 has to offer.
Ulta’s Summer Sale has officially landed, and not a moment too soon. Through July 4th, the massive beauty retailer is offering markdowns up to 50% off so many categories—makeup, hair care, skin and beauty tools, and fragrance included. From T3’s Compact Hair Dryer to a cult-fave bronzer, the limit on good-beauty-for-less does not exist. Get on it here.
It may not be a traditional, stars and stripe-themed 4th of July sale, but Nordstrom’s beauty section is packed with some highly discounted gems, from Armani lipsticks to design-y Otherland candles and beyond.
Bare Minerals is offering a tiered discount this year—challenge accepted. Take $10 off a $75 purchase or $20 off a $100 purchase with code FIREWORK at checkout though July 5.
Treat your body to something special with 20% off Lord Jones High CBD Formula Body Lotion from July 2 through July 5, exclusively on Sephora.com. The lotion contains 100 mg of broad-spectrum hemp-derived CBD and shea butter for soft, calm skin, plus menthol for a cooling effect. (It’ll feel clutch in the next heatwave.)
Prep for hazy, hot, and humid days ahead with 25% off select Urban Decay face products, including the sweat-proof All Nighter collection, through July 4th.
The iconic brand is offering 20% off any $50 purchase from its Glowing Skin Essentials collection, available now though July 5th. Stock up on editor faves like potent, super-fresh serum capsules and the super-charged SPF from the Prevage collection.
Urban Skin Rx
Founded by medical aesthetician and certified laser technician Rachel Roff, Urban Skin Rx specializes in corrective serums, face masks, moisturizers with SPF, and more for skin of color. The brand is offering 25% off sitewide with code FIREWORK and a free mini Retinol Rapid Repair & Dark Spot Treatment through July 5th.
The travel-minded beauty line is offering 25% off all Wander Beauty products with the code CELEBRATION from now through July 5. Don’t miss the brand’s best-selling eye masks and dual-ended concealer to hide any BBQ-induced hangovers.
Looking for dreamy eyeshadow palettes and show-stopping lip gloss? We got you. Get 30% off Lorac products sitewide with code JULY4LR from July 2 through July 5.
Even Kim can get down with a 4th of July sale. From now through July 5, take 25% off anything from KKW Beauty, excluding the new Lacquer Pots. Perfume more your jam? KKW Fragrance is also offering 25% off sitewide.
Bliss has been our go-to for cute and effective skincare for years. Through July 5, stock up on favorites like the Bright Idea Serum, Block Star Invisible Daily Sunscreen, and What a Melon Watermelon Mask with 30% off sitewide.
Protect your skin while enhancing your summer glow with bestselling makeup from Cover FX. From July 2 through July 5, the brand will be offering 20% off sitewide, so it’s prime time to try out the Monochromatic Blush and Bronzer Duos, Booster and Bronzer Drops, Water Cloud Primers, and beyond.
Looking to get into gadgets? Dermaflash is offering 25% off sitewide (excluding the new mini tool) through July 5. Add the brand’s signature tool to cart, and get ready for your smoothest skin ever.
Take your skin-care regimen to the next level with esthetician-approved treatments. Shop Kate Somerville’s product range and get a free full-size (!) of the brand’s top-rated Exfolikate Treatment ($88 value) with orders $120+ using code 4JULY.
Stock up on multipurpose makeup from Pür Cosmetics with a tiered discount. Through July 5, take 25% off all orders with code SPARKLE 25, 30% off orders $50+ with code SPARKLE30, 35% off orders $75+ with code SPARKLE35, and 40% off orders $100+ with code SPARKLE40.
Joanna Vargas Skin Care
We may not be able to get an appointment with celeb-fave esthetician Joanna Vargas, whose clients include Julianne Moore and Naomi Watts, but we can definitely get the VIP treatment (sort of) with her eponymous line. From July 2 to July 5, spend $80 or more and get $20 off with code JULY4.
Is your makeup bag in need of a refresh? Stalk Smashbox’s 4th of July sale for can’t-miss primers, eyeshadows, and mascaras. From July 3 through July 5, get $15 any purchase $75+, plus a free full-size shadow palette with any $50 order.