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11 Things on Sale You’ll Actually Want to Buy: From Amika to Madewell

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Whether your New Year’s resolutions entail an updated wardrobe, a more efficient kitchen, or just some good old self-care, we found lots of considerable discounts — many of which are on items we’ve written about before — to help you achieve them. There’s an expert-recommended foam roller for relieving sore muscles, some skin-penetrating pimple patches that heal zits in just days, and an 18-piece spice rack that, with five years of included free refills, practically pays for itself.

Urban Outfitters is taking 30 percent off select lingerie and loungewear through the end of today, including this stretchy, square-neck bra top.


This Hamilton Beach juicer will make that New Year’s resolution to eat more fruits and vegetables a whole lot easier. Reviewers say it’s quick, efficient, and exceptionally easy to clean.

The TriggerPoint foam roller is a favorite of a wide range of athletes we’ve spoken to, including marathon runners and American Ballet Theatre dancers. They say its bumps and ridges simulate a hands-on massage and that the firm core helps it keep its shape even after years of use. “It’s just the right density to be effective without bruising,” says fitness expert Radan Sturm. Plus it’s the “perfect size” for targeting all areas of the body.

Now through January 22, Ulta will be launching daily deals up to 50 percent off on select best-selling skin care. One of today’s deals is half off these skin-penetrating pimple patches from ZitSticka, which Strategist writer Dominique Pariso says tame hormonal breakouts in mere days.

If you’re still recovering from the holiday weekend, our favorite hydrating eye gels are also 50 percent off at Ulta today.

Until midnight tonight, Madewell is taking an extra 30 percent off all sale styles with the code BYE2021. These vintage-inspired jeans have a high rise and a touch of stretch. They’re still in stock in some petite and tall lengths, too.

Should you be on the hunt for even more beauty deals, Sephora is taking up to 50 percent off select skin care and makeup through January 17. That includes select shades of Fenty Beauty’s Pro Filt’r Hydrating Longwear Foundation, which offers medium to full coverage and a hydrating, natural finish.

This sale-on-sale blowout set from clean-hair-care brand Amika comes with a two-in-one blow-dryer brush, detangler spray, and a bottle of dry shampoo. (The blow-dryer brush, we should note, retails for $100 alone.)

This stylish little spice rack comes with 18 spices and refillable glass spice jars for just $29. You’ll also receive five years of free spice refills with the purchase, meaning it’ll pretty quickly pay for itself.

Lots of dishwasher-safe stoneware from West Elm’s Kanto collection is on sale, including these matte ramen bowls. I purchased several pieces from the collection this past summer, and they’ve all washed and worn beautifully, with zero chips, scratches, or cracks.

It’s not the biggest discount, but Papier is taking up to 20 percent off all its stationery for a limited time. The brand’s 2022 planner — a favorite of Strategist beauty columnist Rio Viera-Newton — has sections for monthly and weekly planning, a goal chart, and lots of bullet, lined pages for jotting down quick notes. (The nameplate is customizable as well.)

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.

11 Things on Sale You’ll Want: From Amika to Madewell