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11 Things on Sale You’ll Actually Want to Buy: From Benefit to Bombas

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In today’s search for the best internet sales, we uncovered all sorts of giftable finds (for your family, your friends, or yourself) — most of which will arrive by December 25. There’s a wool-blend cardigan for the friend who’s always cold, some expert-recommended brow gel that would make an excellent stocking stuffer, and the supportive ankle socks one wearer says are like “a little hug on your feet.” And if you need even more last-minute gifting inspiration, take a peek at our gift guides.

Strategist-favorite (and rarely on-sale) sock brand Bombas is taking up to 30 percent off sitewide with code COMFORT20, and also offering free two-day shipping on orders totaling $95 or more. This gift box includes eight pairs of the brand’s classic cushioned ankle socks.

The (very giftable) lo-fi cousin of one of our favorite AeroGarden smart gardens, it comes with a six-pod salad greens growing kit.

These top-rated vitamins from Nature’s Bounty contain biotin, antioxidants, and hyaluronic acid for stronger nails, clearer skin, and healthier hair. They’d be an excellent stocking stuffer for a hard-to-shop-for teen.

$17 for 6

Speaking of stocking stuffers, we also spotted some SmartSweets candy on sale. They’re formulated with stevia and monk fruit (rather than artificial sweeteners) and contain only three grams of sugar.

Madewell is taking 25 percent off select styles (including some already on sale items) with code HOLLYJOLLY. This cable-knit wool-blend cardigan looks especially versatile and cozy.

Also at Madewell, this little vegetable-tanned leather card case will patina nicely with time.

Swap out his years-old boxer briefs with some fresh ones from Nike, which feature sweat-wicking fabric and anti-chafe seams.

Lots of Benefit Cosmetics products are 30 percent off at Nordstrom, including the brand’s cult-favorite They’re Real! mascara. Several makeup artists we’ve spoken to recommend it for creating the illusion of longer, fuller lashes. Plus, it’s “long-wearing, non-smudging, and won’t dry out.”

If you’re thinking about tinting your brows (but aren’t yet ready to commit), one brow expert likes using Benefit’s brow gel to give clients a sneak preview of what they might look like once they’re tinted. It’s water-resistant, long-wearing, and available in nine different shades.

Finally, here’s an excellent deal on a pair of streetwear-ish hiking shoes from Adidas, which are still in stock in most sizes between 7 to 14.

The Strategist is designed to surface the most useful, expert recommendations for things to buy across the vast e-commerce landscape. Some of our latest conquests include the best acne treatments, rolling luggage, pillows for side sleepers, natural anxiety remedies, and bath towels. We update links when possible, but note that deals can expire and all prices are subject to change.

10 Things on Sale You’ll Want: From Benefit to Bombas