• Head to Sephora for their Dare to Play event, where shoppers can get a makeover and tips from beauty experts while exploring the complete Sephora collection of eye shadow, lipstick, and eyeliner in hundreds of colors. 555 Broadway, nr. Spring St. (212-625-1309); 11–5. Call 212-625-1309 to book an appointment; walk-ins welcome if space permits.
• Select seasonal tableware and decorative accessories are 50 percent off at Aero. The stacked chrome and copper accent lamp with wood base is $275 (originally $850), the Mod settee upholstered in mink chenille is $2,500 (originally $7,500), and the Kimball dining table by Thomas O'Brien is $2,400 (originally $5,619). 419 Broome St., nr. Lafayette St.; F–S (11–6).
• Select merchandise from the spring 2011 collection is up to 50 percent off at Cynthia Rowley. 376 Bleecker St., nr. Perry St. (212-242-0847); F (10–9), S (11–9), Su (11–8).
• New and classic titles are up to 90 percent off at the powerHouse Books annual summer sale. Fiction, nonfiction, and children's books are $2, $5, and $10 apiece. 37 Main St., nr. Water St. (212-604-9074); F–S (10–8), Su (10–7).