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Urban Decay Friends & Family: Save 30%

April 6, 2010

I love the frequency and regularity with which Urban Decay brings us their always celebration-worthy 30% off F&F events – if there’s one thing I love more than makeup, it’s buying makeup at a discount!  Now through April 19, 2010, use code: 1SFNF at checkout to save 30% on your total Urban Decay purchase (and as always, automatically get free-shipping on all orders over $50). 

This time around I’ve got my eye on the All Nighter Long Lasting Makeup Setting Spray ($29), De-Slick Oil Control Makeup Setting Spray ($29), and of course the De-Slick in a Tube ($28).  Be sure to pop back to ABS to share your hauls!   

YSL Friends & Family 2009 Event – Save 20%

December 15, 2009


So for the first time ever, YSL Beauty is hosting a friends & family event now through Deceber 20th, 2009. Save 20% off all orders plus get free shipping by using code: FF2009 at checkout! Be sure to visit YSL’s US Beauty Portal to get your shop on – I’m thinking now might be the time to order that Mascara Singulier I’ve been dying to get my hands on.

Better Late Than Never: Origins Friends & Family Sale

November 19, 2009
Origins Online

I’ve been meaning to share the Origins Friends & Family event with you forever but I just haven’t had the time, but I figured better late than ever, particularly because there’s one Origins products that I’m currently obsessed with!


So what is this must have? Origins Spot RemoverĀ® Acne blemish treatment gelicon ($12), my acne treatment of choice. When it comes to acne treatments, I’ve pretty much tried them all, and let me just say that Origins’ is the best. Not only does this treatment gel actually treat my acne, but it also dries quickly to form a nice seal over the blemish meaning I can wear makeup over this without having to wait countless hours for it to dry.

I’ll definitely be taking advantage of the Origins 25% off Friends & Family event and stocking up on these! Just enter code: NOVFF through November 19, 2009 (I know – I’m super late in posting this!) and receive 25% off your order, plus enjoy free standard shipping! What will you be getting?

L’Occitane Friends & Family 2009 – Save 25% through Sunday!

November 13, 2009


Happy Friday everyone! I’m getting caught up on my discount/F&F posts here on ABS as there are a bunch of great deals currently going on – 30% off over at Urban Decay, 20% off at Sephora, and now 25% off al L’Occitane! I’m a big fan of several of their skincare products and I’ll definitely be taking this opportunity to check out a lipbalm or two as I’ve heard that theirs are up there with the best. Happy shopping!

Urban Decay Friends & Family: Save 30%

November 9, 2009


Urban Decay has brought us yet another F&F discount, running from today (11/9/09) through November 20, 2009. Save 30% during Friends and Family by entering code: FNFW1 at checkout.

This is the perfect opportunity to stock up on all the great palettes and liner sets that Urban Decay has been releasing – they make fantastic stocking stuffers!

Lunch Stop at Henri Bendel & Their Friends & Family Event

November 4, 2009


Hello my lovelies! I feel like I haven’t been on the blog in ages, which is never a good sign, but I’m back with some photos from my quick pit stop at Henri Bendel at lunch today. I spotted just about a million things that I’d love to get my hands on, and thanks to Nicole it looks like I actually may since she was kind enough to mention that Bendel currently has their F&F event going on November 5-8, meaning savings of 25% throughout the store!

For me Henri Bendel is seriously accessories heaven and I love their constantly changing selection of trinkets and other little treasures. Here’s what I’ve currently got my eye on (photos taken with iPhone so don’t mind the quality):


This fabulous (uber uber soft – I think it’s some type of heavy jersey material) infinite scarf is embellished with a large bedazzle brooch and is just screaming my name. From what I recall, it’s just over $100 and with the extra 25% off I’m mighty tempted!


Another sparkly little item I saw while at Bendel were these DEOS Apple iPhone & iPod earphone covers. Quite possibly the most useless items ever, but still so seriously cute and shiny! I do love the shiny. The ones you see in the last photo, with just the ring of crystals around the bottom, was in the $30 range (I want to say $35 but I’m not 100% suer), and the fully bedazzled ones up top were in the $90’s. I am loving the idea of being able to customize my iPhone headphones, but for now my sensible side is firmly in control and says no.

Have you seen any fun items during a recent jaunt to Henri Bendel? Do share in the comments!

Share Your Sephora F&F 2009 Wishlists Here!

October 20, 2009

I thought it’d be fun to share our ‘what I would get if I had an unlimited budget during F&F’ lists. Here’s mine – feel free to post yours in the comments!

1) Dior Silver Cannage Deluxe Makeup Palette ($70)
2) Make Up For Ever Aqua Eyes Collector Set ($425 value for $249)
3) ghd BCA 2009 IV Pink Styler ($255)
4) Givenchy Le Prisme Perles-4 Pearly Eyeshadows ($51.50)


5) DiorShow Lash Essential Set ($29)
6) Dior Vernis Nail Polish – Silver Purple 782 ($20)
7)
Dior Holiday Collection Makeup Palette For The Eyes ($42)
8)
Dior Skinflash Primer – Radiance Boosting Makeup Primer ($40)



9) Best of MAKE UP FOR EVER Set ($91.50 value for $49)
10) bareMinerals Sweet Obsessions ($99 value for $48)
11) Bare Escentuals
Buxom Babes About Town ($72 value for $39)
12) Nars The Multiple Coffret ($40)


13) Too Faced LashLight Mascara ($25)
14) Laura Mercier Long Lash Mascara ($24)
15) Yves Saint Laurent Mascara Singulier ($30)
16) Make Up For Ever Aqua Eyes Collection Set ($49 value for $35)


17) Laura Mercier Baked Eye Colour Palette ($108 value for $48)
18) Philosophy Supernatural Superbeautiful ($30)
19) CARGO Hands of Hope Eyeshadow Palette ($90 value for $29)
20) Too Faced Glamour To Go III ($19.50)

Whew this took forever to put together! I’m realizing that I omitted a few items such as the Smashbox Eye Wish palette and the Clarisonic Mia, but you get the picture. There are a million things I want!

Saks F&F Currently Ongoing!

October 15, 2009


Saks’ Friends & Family event starts today, October 15, 2009 and runs through Sunday, October 18, 2009. For these days only, enter code: FRIENDS2 at checkout to receive 10% off beauty & fragrance, 20% off jewelry, and 25% off pretty much everything else.

Please keep in mind that certain brands are excluded, although Saks fails to specify which ones in the fine print.

You can stack the F&F code with the free shipping code OCTSHIP9 for an even better deal! The Friends & Family event is also going on in stores ~ you’re supposed to take in your little postcard you should have received in the mail, but Saks is usually pretty good about giving the discount to anyone who’s shopping there during those days.

What will you be picking up? I’m thinking maybe a La Mer eye cream, but not much else. I’m saving for a fun purchase I’ll be telling you about later today!!

Sephora Friends & Family 2009 Is Almost Here!

October 5, 2009


I don’t know about you, but Sephora Friends & Family is my favorite time of year ~ well other than Christmas and my birthday of course! This year Sephora has decided to bring on the spending spree a bit early, with their 2009 Friends & Family running from October 19, 2009 ~ November 2, 2009.

Enter code: FF2009 (I believe) at checkout to receive 20% off all purchases made during these dates. And per the usual, Sephora should also be e-mailing out a printable coupon.

Sooooo…since we have two weeks to go, I suggest you take this time to share your current F&F shopping lists with me! See this would be the perfect time to have had the forum set up – a great place for discussion. Ahhh well – I promise it’ll be up and running by the time the next F&F rolls around! But back on topic ~ please do share with me in the comments!

My current wishlist:

Save 30% During Urban Decay’s Friends & Family!

August 10, 2009


I usually find Urban Decay’s Friends & Family discount relatively easy to ignore, but this fall is an entirely different story. There are so many things that I want from their recent Fall 2009 release and this discount means that I just may be getting some of them! Currently on my wishlist are:


1) At least one of the Ink for Eyes cream eyeliners. I’ve got my eye on Empire, Zero and Pyrotechnics – what about you?


2) I’ve been hearing such raves about Urban Decay’s new lipstick shade, Naked, that I just need to try this one for myself. Apparently it’s that ideal “my lips but better shade” that all women are perpetually on the hunt for, and so this creamy pink nude is definitely high on my to-buy list!


3) I know I told you I wasn’t entirely crazy abotu the Pore Perfecting primer in my review of a few weeks back, but I am currently loving the Brightening formula which keeps my skin and foundation in happy harmony all day long. I’m thinking a back-up may be in order!

Of course onto the most important part, the code! Enter code: FNFF1 at checkout now through August 20, 2009 to receive 30% off all of your UrbanDecay.com orders. And of course be sure to share your hauls with me!