Category archives: Beauty

Last Day of the Diptyque Sample Sale

This one was under the radar until we heard from a couple of other bloggers (thanks Practically Haute and Holy Mundane!) about the Diptyque sample sale at Century 21’s Dey Street location downtown. By Wednesday evening, much of what we saw in other reports were gone. No surprise that the sale was already picked over. But there are still some merchandise left such a[...]

Shoppers Go Nuts Over Beauty at Space NK Warehouse Sale

We knew the Space NK sale would be popular but had no idea how insane it would be. On the first day (Tuesday), women were already in line at 5am! Even before Noon, the line stretched around the block and there was no letting up. Inside, it was madness! Women were grabbing what product they could and putting them in their shopping baskets. There were plenty of taker[...]

SAMPLE SALE: The RITUALS of Skin, Hair & Body Care

For the first time, Netherlands-based personal care brand, RITUALS, is appearing at 260 Fifth Avenue for a sample sale this week. We stopped in last night to find plenty of shoppers walking out with deals. The brand focuses on relaxation, creating signature fragrances that they hope will transform your mood and give you a sense of well-being. Rituals has a varie[...]

Beauty Sale Event; Artis, Dr. Jart+, Cover FX and ghd

The beauty sale event at 260 Fifth Avenue offers a varied selection for the beauty obsessed. We stopped in to check out the selection during Monday night’s preview. What we found were Artis’ luxury plush brushes for body and face.  They may look like a Victorian-era hair brush but some are calling them the makeup tool of the future. The brushes are ergonomically desig[...]

Kevyn Aucoin/La Perla Sample Sale

Cosmetics brand, Kevyn Aucoin has teamed up with the Italian luxury lingerie line, La Perla, this season for a sample sale. The event opens to the public today at 150 Greene Street. We attended last night’s preview when lots of shoppers were gathered in the middle of the space to look through the Kevyn Aucoin offerings. They include products for the eyes (shadow, p[...]

Byrdie Beauty Lab by Nordstrom is Now Open!

If you’re a beauty fanatic like we are, this is one place you’ll need to check out. Byrdie - an online destination for all things beauty - has partnered with Nordstrom to bring the digital experience to real life with their first-ever pop-up in Downtown New York City. The Byrdie Beauty Lab is a place to experiment with beauty products, indulge in beauty treatments, an[...]

The Line Sample Sale is Mostly 70% off Retail

This season, The Line -- a retailer that has a Soho boutique called The Apartment selling high-end fashion, beauty products, home goods and gifts -- has returned with another sample sale. This sale offers plenty of the stuff that the boutique carries. Much more than the previous sale. The markdowns are mostly 70% off retail, with some items (home and beauty) at [...]

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