You Can Still Shop These Amazing Memorial Day Deals

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Memorial Day Beauty Sale

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As Memorial Day has come and gone, we’ve stopped updating this post with sales and can’t promise the ones below are still available. Check back later this year for updated deals.

Memorial Day came and went! And since the holiday weekend signifies the unofficial start of summer, you can now start planning all your relaxing beach days, sunny road trips, and weekend brunches to come. But in addition to enjoying the long relaxing weekend off, beauty and wellness brands of all kinds are still celebrating with major discounts on some of our favorite products.

What is Memorial Day?

In addition to being one of the biggest sale weekends of the year, Memorial Day is a federal holiday that honors all those who have served our country in the military—both past and present. It always falls on the last Monday in May and marks the unofficial start of summer.

When is Memorial Day 2021? 

This year, Memorial Day falls on Monday, May 31, 2021.

When Do Memorial Day Sales Start in 2021? 

Most beauty sales generally start a few days before the actual holiday, so plan to start shopping as early as May 28.

What’s even better? MDW’s major markdowns aren’t limited to any one category. 

What is Usually on Sale for Memorial Day?

  • Skincare: Whether it’s that pricey serum you’ve been eyeing, or a restock on retinol—now’s the time to take the plunge. 
  • Body & Personal Care: Splurge on products you can use head-to-toe, from body wash and foot cream to nail polish. 
  • Makeup: PSA, beauty product expiration dates are a very real thing, cosmetics included. Whether that mascara has been sitting in the back of your medicine cabinet for far too long, or you're craving some new beauty, Memorial Day is a great time to swap out the old for the new.
  • Haircare: Shop everything from blow dryers to your favorite shampoo at a fraction of the price. And don’t forget, your hair and scalp need sun protection, too! 

“With this change in season and weather, it's always a good idea to switch up your beauty and skincare routine to ensure you’re protecting your skin barrier as the heat begins to creep in,” says Alexia Wambua, founder of Native Atlas. “Memorial Day Weekend is a great time to stock up on beauty and skincare products designed for the hotter months.”

Read on for the best beauty and fashion sales you can still shop for post-Memorial Day. 

Sephora

Josie Maran Pro-Retinol Eye Cream

You can save up to 50 percent off select items at Sephora, plus get free shipping on every order. Use code FREESHIP to save.

Dermstore

Tata harper mask

Now through June 1, take up to 20% off & get two times the points on participating brands with code SALEAWAY.

Ulta

Gold N Hot
Courtesy of Ulta.

Shop Ulta to get three times the points on skincare, suncare, and bath through June 5. Plus, buy one get one 50% off St. Moriz, Fox Tan, b.tan, Coola Suncare, CeraVe Suncare, and more.

Parachute

Parachute Linen Sheet Set

Courtesy of Parachute

Right now, take 20% off everything on Parachute. If you're looking for new sheets, towels, duvets, or even mattresses, the chic brand has it.

Nordstrom

MAC Lustre Lipstick

Courtesy of Nordstrom

Take up to 30% off a large selection of beauty favorites from MAC, Aveda, T3, and more.

Walmart

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Cedida

Save big on everything beauty-related at Walmart: Perfume, hair dryers, shampoo and conditioner, hair tools, and lots more.

Flower Beauty

Flower Beauty Petal Pout Lipstick in Spiced Petal

The cruelty-free cosmetics line founded by Drew Barrymore is offering 20% off sitewide from May 26 through June 1. 

ban.do

Ban.do Getaway Eye Mask - Am I Dreaming

Now through June 2, take 25% off a handful of lifestyle essentials during the current obsessions sale. No code necessary.

Flower Beauty

Flower Beauty Petal Pout Lipstick in Spiced Petal

Now through June 1, take 20% off sitewide.

Sand & Sky

Sand & Sky Australian Pink Clay Flash Perfection Exfoliating Treatment

Courtesy of Amazon

Right now, get a Mini Moment Kit with every order using code REFRESH.

Pacifica

Pacifica Mattify Prep Face Mask

Now through June 1, enjoy 20% sitewide on Pacifica.

Emilie Heathe

Voulez-Vous Collection
Emilie Heathe

Take 25% off lip scrub with code MEM25.

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