The Best Labor Day Beauty Sales to Shop for 2021

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Labor Day is here! We can't wait to relax, unwind, and soak up the last licks of summer. So, as you get ready to fire up the grill, take that much-needed summer vacation, or just enjoy a bit of self-care at home—why not indulge in some shopping too? Labor Day weekend is the perfect chance to score some great deals on beauty essentials, clothing, skincare, and more.

Scroll on to see the best sales to shop for this holiday weekend.

Skinstore

Phyto PhytoDéfrisant
Courtesy of SkinStore.

You can save up to 30 percent off on brands like Caudalie, Elemis, BeautyStat, Peter Thomas Roth, Natura Bissé, and MZ Skin. But don't wait too late as the discount drops by 1 percent every 3 hours. Be sure to use the code COUNTDOWN at checkout.

Girlfriend Collective

Girlfriend Collective High-Rise Pocket Legging

Courtesy of Girlfriend Collective

Ever dreamed about owning a Girlfriend Collective workout set? Now's your chance to score. Right now, take up to 30 percent off current faves on Girlfriend Collective. From cozy socks and tees to bike shorts and loungewear, shop these comfy items for less.

Fenty Beauty

Fenty Beauty Killawatt Freestyle Highlighter

Until September 6, Fenty Beauty is slashing up to 50 percent off makeup and skincare products, including the brand's acclaimed Killawatt Highlighters and Stunna lip paints to its Total Cleans'r.

Sephora

Sephora Collection Long Lasting Eyeliner High Precision Brush

Sephora Collection

Now's the time to stock up on makeup and skincare essentials. Sephora will offer up to 50 percent off on select beauty from September 3 through September 6. Use code FREESHIP at checkout to get free shipping.

Ulta

GlamGlow SUPERMUD Instant Clearing Mask

 Courtesy of Sephora

Ulta's annual 21 Days of Beauty sale event happens to occur during Labor Day Weekend. From now until September 18, you can get up to 50 percent off on best-selling products from brands like Peach & Lily, First Aid Beauty, Kopari, and more. Free shipping on orders over $35.

Bliss

Bliss x Dormify Shower Kit

Bliss x Dormify

Achieve your dream self-care regimen for less at Bliss. Right now, take 25 percent off sitewide with code LABORLUV. Whether it's time for a new vitamin C serum or moisturizer, Bliss has something for everyone.

Elf Cosmetics

e.l.f. Cosmetics Holy Hydration! Sleeping Mask

To commemorate the end of the summer, Elf Cosmetics is offering up to 60 percent off eyeliners, lip glosses, and eye shadows as well as skincare products.

Kerastase

Kérastase Nutritive 8H Magic Night Serum

Let's face it, who doesn't love beauty samples? Right now, salon favorite brand Kerastase is offering a spend more, sample more promotion for Labor Day. Through September 7, enter code LBR21 at checkout and get up to four samples and free shipping.

Wayfair

A burl wood bath stool, currently for sale at Wayfair

Wayfair

Fall is a good time to re-organize your makeup closet, vanity, or clothes closet in general. Save up to 70 percent off on all the storage, organization items, and mirrors you could possibly need.

Flower Beauty

Flower Beauty lip smoothie

Flower Beauty

Shop Drew Barrymore's beloved cosmetics brand at 20 percent off sitewide. Now through September 7, use code LDW20 to snag lip palettes, eyeshadows, mascaras, and more at a fraction of the cost.

It Cosmetics

It Cosmetics Brow Power Micro

Prep your beauty cabinet for fall during It Cosmetic's Summer Close-Out sale. Enjoy up to 50 percent off balms, primers, creams, eyeshadows, and more. Plus, get free shipping and a foundation brush with orders over $65. No code is required.

Macy's

Lancôme Teint Idole Ultra Wear Foundation Nude

Courtesy of Nordstrom

From fall apparel to skincare must-haves, Macy’s has lots of chances to save this holiday weekend. Take 15 to 30 percent off beauty items and an extra 20 percent off sale and clearance items.

Gaiam

Gaiam Performance Jute Yoga Mat

Courtesy of Gaiam

We love Gaiam's yoga mats because they are supportive, lightweight, and come in a bunch of vibrant hues. Now through September 6, take 20 percent off sitewide with code LABORDAY2021.

Mio Skincare

Mio Skincare Mama Mio Tummy Rub Butter

Courtesy of Mio Skincare

Now through September 6, you can shop BOGO (buy one, get one free) on Mio. Whether you’re looking for a new hyaluronic acid cream or an exfoliating body scrub, here is your chance to get both for the price of one.

Beyond Yoga

Beyond Yoga spacedye leggings in green ivy

Courtesy of Beyond Yoga

Refresh your workout collection for fall at Beyond Yoga. Right now, Beyond Yoga is offering an extra 25 percent off already marked down items until September 6.

Eve Lom

Eve Lom Facial Cleanser Face Wash for All Skin Types

Courtesy of Walmart

To close out the summer, Eve Lom is taking 20 percent off select items.

Knours

Double Duty Mist ($36)

Knours

Get 25 percent off sitewide on Knour's Facial Cleanser, Revivial Eye Cream, Double Duty Mist, Bubble Burst Serum, and more. If you're new to the brand, there are mini versions of each product to try. Even sweeter, free shipping on all orders until September 6.

W3ll People

W3LL People Nudist Multi-Use Cream Stick

Courtesy of W3LL People

Now through September 6, take 20 percent off your favorite plant-powered formulas if you spend $75 or more.

Thirdlove

Third Love 24/7® Classic T-Shirt Bra

Comfy undergarments are a wardrobe necessity. Pick up a new kit for fall and save up to 40 percent off select sleep and lounge styles.

Illamsqua

ILLAMSQUA palette

Courtesy of ILLAMsqua

Illamasqua is your one-stop shop for vegan & cruelty-free makeup. Get a free highlighting buffing brush or a free gleam highlighter when you spend $50+ or $70+ respectively.

Korres

Korres Cashmere Kumquat Eau de Toilette

It's no secret Korres is a great destination for all kinds of skincare. Stock up on your favorite masks, cleansers, and face serums at 40 percent off during the brand's sitewide Labor Day Sale. Use code LOVEKORRES at checkout.

Pattern

Pattern Beauty Styling Cream

Pattern Beauty

Treat yourself and your curls during Pattern's Labor Day sale. Now through September 6, take 20 percent off all Pattern products and 10 percent off bundles. Whether it's time for a new leave-in-conditioner or you're looking to swap shampoos for the fall, Pattern has it all.

When is Labor Day 2021?

Labor Day is celebrated on the first Monday of September every year. This year Labor Day falls on Monday, September 6, 2021.

What is Labor Day?

Widely known as the unofficial end of summer, Labor Day began in September 1882 when unionized New Yorkers threw a parade to celebrate their hard work and labor. Now, we celebrate Labor Day as an official federal holiday to recognize and honor the contributions of laborers and the American labor movement.

When Do Labor Day Sales Start? 

Labor Day sales typically begin a few days to a week before the start of September and run up until the holiday. Some brands begin sales as early as August to give shoppers more chances to save big, since Labor Day is one of the last major saving events until the holiday season.

What Will Be on Sale for Labor Day?

Expect to find all your back-to-school needs like beauty, clothing, accessories, home décor, and more on sale this Labor Day. Stores like Macy’s, Wayfair, and ThirdLove will offer some of the best deals for the holiday, so keep a lookout.

"Labor day is the end of summer and the start of fall, which means everyone is stocking up on earthy-toned cosmetics and new products for the season change," says Lynsey Newsham, an NYC-based makeup artist. She recommends stocking up on seasonal essentials like moisturizers, fragrances, and skincare to be prepped when the weather changes.

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