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Our Top Picks For Sephora's Upcoming Black Friday Sale

Tick tock, it's time to start a wishlist dedicated to all your wants from the coming Black Friday Sale.

Mark your calendars, set some alarms or write it down on a post-it note old school style. Whatever your choice may be, let it be known that Black Friday is a mere four days away. Our favourite beauty emporium, Sephora, will be having a storewide 15 per cent discount. For members, the sale starts on Thursday and lasts till Friday in stores. And if you prefer to shop online and away from the crowds, it starts when the clock strikes 12am on Thursday morning. For non-members, it lasts for the whole of Friday. Here, our top picks.

Sunday Riley Pro Vitamins Kit Skincare Vol. 1, $110
The first thing we’re going to be doing is stocking up on our much-needed vitamin C and this skincare set from cult beauty brand Sunday Riley that plumps, hydrates and illuminates has got our vote. Infused with an advanced, ultra-stable form of vitamin C, the C.E.O Glow Vitamin C + Turmeric Face Oil is a glow-giving face oil that recharges the radiance of your skin. C.E.O. Vitamin C Brightening Serum is targeted to quickly fight the look of dullness, dark spots and discolouration. C.E.O. Vitamin C Rich Hydration Cream provides the hydration while the Auto Correct Eye Cream delivers a lifted and depuffed look to the eye area. Benefit Cosmetics Brow Superstars Set, $114
Known for their brow products, this hat houses Benefit’s star products – the Goof Proof Brow Pencil, Precisely, My Brow Pencil, Brow Setter, Gimme Brow, Ka-Brow and 3D Brow. Too Faced Another Year of Great Sex Mascara and Eyeliner, $115
It’s going to be the new year but with the same voluminous lashes thanks to this vault that includes four full-sized tubes of the brand’s bestselling mascara and two full-sized easy glide waterproof liquid eyeliners. Drunk Elephant T.L.C. Framboos Glycolic Night Serum, $190
Going into party season, your complexion is probably going to take a hit with all the late nights and layers of makeup that’s going to be sitting on it. Your skin is really going to need all the TLC that it can get.   Cue Drunk Elephants night serum that refines and resurfaces your skin for a smoother and more radiant complexion. Formulated with a unique AHA/BHA blend including glycolic, lactic, tartaric, citric and salicylic acids, and blended with raspberry extract, it sinks in easily and delivers the results of a chemical exfoliation without harsh side effects like dryness or sensitisation. Horse chestnut, bearberry and white tea help to calm and soothe your skin, and fine lines, wrinkles, discolouration, excess oiliness, broken capillaries and the appearance of pores will appear dramatically diminished. Guerlain Abeille Royale Night Cream, $266
Another bedtime skin-pampering product to indulge in? This luxurious night cream that reduces the visible signs of ageing. With BlackBee Repair technology and a vitamin E derivative to help combat the slackening of your skin, this formula helps stimulate the key mechanisms of your skin’s repair process. Tatcha The Silk Peony Melting Eye Cream, $88
And for targeted TLC for the undereye area, an antioxidant-packed shield of strengthening hydration for youthfully radiant eyes . Japanese White Peony helps boost your skin’s natural barrier function, while Hadasei-3 – a trio of pure Japanese superfoods – reduces the visible signs of ageing. Its formula is also said to be as soft as silk. Loewe 001 Woman Eau De Parfum, $200
A sale is just another reason for you to experiment by wearing a new scent, even though you don’t really need a reason to. Our pick? This fragrance from Loewe that manages to be floral, fresh, fruity, and warm at the same time. Plus, we think that the inspiration behind it is really cute – it’s inspired by the morning after. Anastasia Beverly Hills Clear Brow Gel, $40
If you – like us – don’t want to be worrying about your arches fading throughout the day, pick up this clear topcoat for your brows, that will set and keeps your hard work firmly in place. Too Faced Gingerbread Sugar Body Powder, $51
Look – and taste – like a literal snacc with this gingerbread-flavoured shimmering body powder. Perfect to dust all over your body and head out to a party. Nars Liquid Blush in Dolce Vita, $52
We love a good Orgasm (we’re talking about the blush shade here) but recently, this mauve pink shade is killing it for us because it’s just that versatile. Its second-skin-like finish adds to its wearability. Infused with nourishing monoi and tamanu oils, it blends beautifully into the skin. Charlotte Tilbury Airbrush Flawless Finish Powder, $78
Available in three shades, we really mean it when we say that wearing this is like wearing a beautifying filter all throughout the day. Fresh Rose Deep Hydration Sleeping Mask, $80
One can never have enough hydrating products. We simply can’t pass up on this overnight multi-mask from Fresh that’s essentially two masks in one. An all-in-one treatment, it drenches your skin with moisture lost during the day and locks it in overnight. Laura Mercier Cheek Canvas Cheek Palette, $90
A limited-edition cheek palette featuring 6 universally flattering cheek colors. This selection of six limited-edition cool-toned cheek colours ranges from bold blushes to glistening highlighters. Basically a palette that you’d want to bring with you on your upcoming travels. Givenchy Beauty Prisme Libre Loose Powder, $90
A set of four colour-correcting loose powders that work together to even out skin tone and to leave the skin with a smooth, matte finish.