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The BEST Products to Grab from the Sephora VIB Sale

by MIKA ROBINSON

Start loading up your shopping carts—the Sephora Spring Savings Event, aka the Spring VIB Sale, is coming in hot! From Friday, April 5th to Monday, April 15th, you can get your hands on some discounted beauty goodies (up to 30% off) to get you stocked up through the spring and summer (using code YAYSAVE). 

Whether you’re a seasoned Sephora shopper or just getting into the beauty scene, this sale is a prime opportunity to upgrade your makeup bag.

In this blog post, I’m sharing my top Sephora recommendations for products that are worth adding to your cart during the sale. From skincare that will leave you glowing to makeup that stays and slays all day, I have your back, sis. So, grab your man’s wallet and get ready to shop ’til you drop, honey!

Want to skip ahead to must-haves from Sephora? Click one of the categories below. 

Sephora Sale Recommendations

When is the Sephora Savings Event, aka VIB Sale, and How Much Can I Save?

The Sephora Savings Event is a tiered sale ranging from 10% to 30% off, depending on your Beauty Insider membership status. Below are the sale dates for each tier. 

Sephora Rouge: 20% off discount on all purchases (early access from April 5th to April 15th) 
Sephora VIB: 15% off discount on all purchases (from April 9th to April 15th)
Sephora Insider: 10% discount on all purchases (April 9th to April 15th)

All tiers will receive 30% off all Sephora Collection purchases throughout the full sale dates April 5thth-April 15th. Remember to join the Sephora Beauty Insiders program before the sale.

Can I get discounts from Kohl’s at Sephora during the VIB Sale?

YES. You can shop the Sephora VIB sale on Sephora online and in-store. You may also make qualifying purchases at any Sephora inside Kohl’s AND ON kohls.com

Keep reading for product recommendations.

Youth to the People Superfood Antioxidant Cleanser

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Credit: Sephora

Original Price: $16
Sale Price: starting at $12.80
Product Description: A gentle liquid cleanser that will leave your skin hydrated and never stripped of moisture. 

Fenty Skin Fat Water Hydrating Milky Toner ✊🏿

sephora vib sale Fenty Skin Fat Water Hydrating Milky Toner

Original Price: $35
Sale Price: starting at $28
Product Description: A milky, hydrating toner that will quench thirsty skin. For all skin types.

SEPHORA COLLECTION All Day Hyaluronic Acid Hydrator Moisturizer

Original Price: $18
Sale Price: starting at $14.40
Product Description: A top-rated, lightweight hyaluronic acid-infused moisturizer.

Topicals Faded Serum for Dark Spots & Discoloration ✊🏿

sephora vib sale topicals faded serum
sephora vib sale topicals faded serum

Original Price: $38
Sale Price: starting at $30.40
Product Description: A melanin-safe hyperpigmentation correcting serum that does what it says it does and more. Period. 

Fenty Skin Butta Drop Whipped Oil Body Cream with Tropical Oils + Butters ✊🏿

Original Price: $24+
Sale Price: starting at $19.20+
Product Description: A quick-absorbing body butter that will literally give you a glow that lasts. Now available in a Jumbo Size (2.5x times larger than the standard-sized jar)

Ouai St. Barts Moisturizing Body Cream

Original Price: $38
Sale Price: $30.40+
Product Description:
A body cream made with nourishing cupuaçu butter, hydrating coconut oil, and skin-conditioning squalane. Smells like a tropical vacation, aka Ouai’s iconic St. Barts scent, with notes of dragon fruit, orange blossom, tuberose, and Baltic amber.

Ouai St. Barts Gentle Body Wash

Original Price: $28
Sale Price: $22+
Product Description:
A tropical-scented body cleanser that will whisk you away to a remote island via your shower. A little goes a long way, and your skin is never left feeling stripped of moisture.

OUAI Cleansing Scalp & Body Sugar Scrub

Ouai St. Barts Cleansing Scalp & Body Sugar Scrub Sephora savings event VIB Sale
Ouai St. Barts Cleansing Scalp & Body Sugar Scrub Sephora savings event VIB Sale


Original Price: $40
Sale Price: starting at $32
Product Description: A scalp and body scrub made from sugar crystals and coconut oil that will help you achieve glowing skin literally from head to toe. Also, it smells absolutely amazing. 

L’Occitane Hand Cream Trio

Original Price: $33
Sale Price: starting from $26
Product Description: If you haven’t tried L’Occitane hand cream, let me be the first to tell you it works wonders for keeping your hands hydrated without leaving them greasy. They typically retail for $12 each—you’ll be paying as little as $7.60 each depending on your Insider status.

Topicals High Roller Ingrown Hair Tonic with AHA and BHA ✊🏿

Original Price: $28
Sale Price: starting at $22
Product Description: A roll-on exfoliating skin serum powered by exfoliating acids for protecting skin from ingrown hairs (head to toe).

Briogeo Scalp Revival™ Shampoo ✊🏿

Original Price: $42
Sale Price: starting at $33.60
Product Description: An exfoliating scalp shampoo that’s here to rescue your scalp from build-up, dirt and more.

Color Wow Dream Coat Anti-Frizz Treatment

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Original Price: $12+
Sale Price: starting at $9.60
Product Description: A frizz fighting leave in spray that actually stops humidity in its tracks. This product also offers heat protection and impeccable shine. 

Briogeo Superfoods Banana + Coconut Nourishing Shampoo + Conditioner Duo for Dry Hair✊🏿

Original Price: $52
Sale Price: starting at $41.60
Product Description: Dry hair is no match for this nourishing shampoo and conditioning duo. Your hair will be left feeling soft and manageable (and smelling like a fruit smoothie)

Olaplex No. 3 Hair Repair Perfector

Original Price: $30+
Sale Price: starting at $24+
Product Description: A bond repairing treatment that really works for all hair types. You’ll be amazed how your strands come back to life, back to reality with continuous use. 

NEST Madagascar Vanilla Perfume Oil

sephora vib sale recommendations nest madagascar vanilla perfume oil
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Original Price: $35+
Sale Price: starting at $28+
Product Description: If you love sweets, vanilla is always a great choice to add to your fragrance wardrobe. Two things to note about Madagascar Vanilla Oil by Nest. 1. It’s not overly sweet and nauseating. it layers well with so many perfumes that you’ll never get bored of your collection.

Replica Margiela From The Garden

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Credit: Sephora

Original Price: $35+
Sale Price: starting at $28+
Product Description: Remember when Jody’s mama was living her best life growing her tomatoes in her garden while her man was in that kitchen making eggs? This is what I imagined she smelled like.

World of Chris Collins Chris Collins Eau de Parfum Discovery Set ✊🏿

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Original Price: $25
Sale Price: starting at $20
Product Description: This is a discovery set from Black Perfumer Chris Collins. Citrus Grande and Lost in Paradise are heavy hitters in the set. 

Prada Paradoxe Eau de Parfum

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#stitch with @mikadadiva Prada Paradoxe is a go for meeee. Safe blind buy but go out and smell it if you can! 💕 #pradaparadoxe #pradaparadox #pradabeauty #perfumetiktok #perfumereview #perfumetok #nyctok #blackgirltiktok

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Original Price: $35+
Sale Price: starting at $24
Product Description: A juicy fragrance from Prada featuring notes of Neroli Bud, White Amber, and White Musk.

Ami Cole Lip Treatment Oil

Original Price: $20
Sale Price: $16
Product Description: Shade “Excellence”. This is rosy-brown lip oil is perfect for the gal looks to keep her lips moisturized and glossy with little to no effort. Perfect pairing with a brown liner or rocking alone. 

Charlotte Tilbury JUMBO Airbrush Flawless Setting Spray

Original Price: $51
Sale Price: $40.8
Product Description: It’s almost like this bottle has magic in it. Literally it makes your makeup instantly look like skin and #Flawless. 

ONE/SIZE by Patrick Starr Ultimate Blurring Setting Powder

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This One/Size Beauty Blurring Setting Powder is definitely in my top 3. It makes my skin look poreless and filtered no matter what foundation I use 🫶🏾 Highly reccomend grabbing it during the Sephora sale (if you dont have it already). #onesize #onesizebeauty #onesizebeautysettingpowder #sephorasale #sephorahaul #tipsforflawlessmakeup #tipsformakeupbeginners

♬ Her x Gypsy Woman – CANELA 🪩👽

Original Price: starting at $15
Sale Price: from $12+
Product Description: If you need help keeping your makeup in place, this is the answer. Don’t think twice about it! Soon as you apply it, you’ll see your makeup transform right in front of your eyes.

Patrick Ta Major Headlines Double-Take Crème & Powder Blush Duo “She’s The Moment”

Original Price: $20+
Sale Price: $16+
Product Description: A universally flattering peach blush that packs a punch.

PATRICK TA Major Sculpt Crème Contour & Powder Bronzer Duo

Original Price: $40
Sale Price: $32
Product Description: This bronzer dual does a tremendous job of warming up the skin. If you want to look like a bronzed goddess year-round, this needs to be in your arsenal.

MILK MAKEUP Pore Eclipse Mattifying + Blurring Makeup Primer

Original Price: $20+
Sale Price: $16+
Product Description: This primer doesn’t get nearly as much shine as it should (maybe because it’s mattifying). If you prefer your skin matte and poreless, forget every primer you have ever known. This is the spring/summer makeup essential you didn’t know you needed.  FYI, this primer is water-based.

Caliray So Blown Blurring Primer

Original Price: from $15
Sale Price: starting at $12
Product Description: This silicone-based primer features the bright scent of citrus, peptides, and a smooth finish that’s absolutely flawless. For best results, pair with silicone-based foundation and concealer. P.S. The mini size is SUPER small.

NARS Soft Matte Complete Foundation

Original Price:  $42
Sale Price: starting at $33.60
Product Description: This foundation offers impeccable coverage in a comfortable matte formula. See my wear test and review here

Fenty Pro Fil’tr Instant Retouch Longerwear Concealer

Original Price:  $30
Sale Price: $24
Product Description: I’ve been using this concealer for 5+ years (above is me in 2019 vs 2024). The coverage is impeccable and it stays locked in.

Lancôme Cils Booster XL Super-Enhancing Mascara Primer

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Credit: Sephora

Original Price: from $16
Sale Price: starting at $12.80
Product Description: A great choice for a lash primer, especially for barely there lashes. It literally makes any mascara you apply on top work ten times better.  Consider this an investment in your lashes future.

One Size Beauty Fantasize Lifting & Lengthening Mascara

sephora vib sale recommendations one size beauty mascara
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Original Price: $15+
Sale Price: $12+
Product Description: This lifting, lengthening, and smudge-proof mascara is heaven-sent if you A. don’t care to rock falsies (especially when it’s hot out) or B. simply prefer an effortless look with your lashes. As a contact wearer with short, thin lashes, I stand by this mascara. 

FENTY BEAUTY Gloss Bomb ✊🏿

Fenty Beauty Gloss Bomb Sweet Mouth
Credit: Astoldbymika.com Fenty Beauty Gloss Bomb in Sweet Mouth

Original Price:  $21
Sale Price: starting at $16.80
Product Description: Fenty Gloss Bomb is literally chapstick for bad bitches. If there’s one MUST BUY during the Sephora VIB sale, it’s this. I recommend going with the original Fenty Glow or Hot Chocolit shade. However, also check out Fenty Gloss Bomb Cream, the more pigmented version. You can read my review and see swatches here.

LYS Beauty Speak Love Glossy Lip Treatment Oil✊🏿

sephora sales event vib recommendations lys lip oil
Credit: Sephora

Original Price: $12
Sale Price: starting at $9.60
Product Description: Another lip oil from a Black-owned company that works really well (and is affordable af). When I say I keep that thang on me…I mean this lip oil.

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Anonymous November 7, 2021 - 3:30 pm

*adds to Cart*

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