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There Are Lots of Strategist Favorites at Dermstore’s Anniversary Sale

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In the realm of online beauty events, Dermstore’s annual anniversary sale is up there with Black Friday when it comes to scoring rare deals. This year, a huge selection of products from coveted brands across the skin-care, makeup, and hair-care universe are up to 25 percent off (as long as you use the code CELEBRATE at checkout). Some brands, like Olaplex, La Roche-Posay, and ILIA, are even offering triple points on select purchases, which can be redeemed for further discounts. As it turns out, many of our best sellers make up the sale items, so here’s a selection of some of our most-raved-about beauty buys. But if you see something you like, don’t dilly dally: The sale ends Tuesday, August 17, and picks have already started selling out.

The cult-favorite, Reddit-beloved Sunday Riley exfoliant is available with a rare discount. And there’s more excellent Sunday Riley products on sale, like its UFO oil, CEO Glow Serum, and enzyme cream.

Bioderma Sensibio H20
$12

Here’s a sale on something we’ve covered on numerous occasions before: arguably the best French micellar water of all time (and the first).

$12 at Dermstore
Buy
with code: CELEBRATE

Because BHAs work to remove dead cells on the surface of your skin and exfoliate the pore’s lining, Strategist beauty columnist Rio Viera-Newton turns to this salicylic-acid-based exfoliating toner (beloved by skin-care gurus such as HyramSacheu, and Gothamista) for busting her persistent blackheads.

Rio says this deep-conditioning hair mask from Black-owned Briogeoa convincing dupe for an eye-wateringly expensive Christophe Robin hair mask — left her hair “smoother and less tangled” after just four days of use.

$29 at Dermstore
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with code: CELEBRATE

Dubbed one of the best under-the-radar French beauty products for acne-prone skin, this serum from Caudalie uses grape-derived resveratrol to boost your skin’s radiance. It’s a favorite of blogger Anastasja of Sea, Glow & Sun, who calls it the best serum she’s ever tried.

$63 at Dermstore
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with code: CELEBRATE

The legendary creamy French moisturizer that’s a favorite of Jane Birkin, countless makeup artists like Sir John, and Rio, too.

$24 at Dermstore
Buy
with code: CELEBRATE

This terrifying-looking product covered with hundreds of tiny needles is what rid Rio of the hyperpigmentation she’d had for years — and she promises it actually doesn’t hurt at all.

$24 at Dermstore
Buy
with code: CELEBRATE

Formulated with argan oil, plant collagen, and biotin, one hair-color expert calls this Oribe shampoo “the holy grail of shampoos: Not only does it cleanse your hair, but it also rejuvenates the hair cuticle from the inside out.”

$34 at Carbon 38
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with code: STOCKUP
$37 at Dermstore
Buy
with code: SHARETHELOVE

Here’s its just-as-nourishing conditioner counterpart, also on sale.

$39 at Dermstore
Buy
with code: CELEBRATE

This dermatologist-recommended face moisturizer contains oatmeal and shea butter, which simultaneously calm inflammation and protect the skin’s natural barrier. During the brutal winter weather, Rio uses this moisturizer on her eczema-prone skin.

The cult-favorite Japanese foot peel that removes dead skin from your feet. Writer Molly Young deemed it “more than a podiatric miracle. It’s a product that will make you believe in beauty products again.”

$21 at Dermstore
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with code: CELEBRATE

A Rio must-have for de-puffing the under-eye area. “The patches have a cooling effect — meaning that they feel chilled without even having to put them in the fridge. These are amazing for mornings after drinking, flights, or days when you need a little boost of energy.”

$26 at Dermstore
Buy
with code: CELEBRATE
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