Every Deal in Ulta Beauty’s 21 Days of Beauty Sale This Month

Andrew M. Santos

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Twice a year, Ulta Beauty gives us a major reason to celebrate with its iconic 21 Days of Beauty sale. 2020’s second installment starts Sunday, August 30, and runs through Saturday, September 19 — and the deals are simply too good to pass up this time around.

If 50 percent off sounds enticing enough to refresh your beauty collection or restock on some staples, then you can’t miss out. We suggest trying out Readers’ Choice Award–winning Stila Stay All Day Waterproof Liquid Eye Liner, BareMinerals Mineral Veil, Benefit Cosmetics Precisely My Brow Pencil, and It Cosmetics Confidence in an Eye Cream — just to name a few. But there are plenty of skin-care and makeup goodies (including a lot

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Sue Nabi’s Coty Will Focus on D-t-c and Good Beauty Products

Andrew M. Santos

As Sue Nabi prepares to formally step into the chief executive officer’s role at Coty Inc., she is ready to refocus the ailing company on some key tenets of the beauty business — like good products.

Nabi, who spoke to Wall Street analysts on Thursday, said Coty needs “to work on products.”

“I really would like this company to become a product-driven, product-centric, but also new business model-centric company,” Nabi said. “If your product is not the best one on the market, if it’s not the one that delivers better than the others, if it’s not a product that’s perfectly designed for usage, but also for performance, and last but not least, if it’s not a product that you feel not guilty by using because it’s sustainable, then you’ll be happy to stick to this product.”

Nabi also talked about incorporating wellness into the portfolio, capitalizing more on direct-to-consumer capabilities,

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How to Achieve an Endless Summer Manicure

Andrew M. Santos

As we transition into colder seasons, it’s safe to predict that fall nail colors will also shift to darker colors. But why not keep a bit of summer alive with a fall nail look that gives a nod to summer with bold flowers and is easy to create at home?

Japonesque
Japonesque

Celebrity nail technician Hang Nguyen, who’s known for setting nail trends, created this whimsical look that’s super simple to recreate at home.

Japonesque
Japonesque

GET THE LOOK:

  1. Apply base coat, two coats of polish and top coat. Let dry.

  2. Dip the pointed end of the Velvet Touch Nail Tool into polish.

  3. Gently dot the color onto the nail.

  4. Clean the nail tool and dip into a new color

  5. Gently dot the color next to the first dot; repeat in a circular pattern to create the flower effect

  6. Let dry and apply another top coat.

The first step in any manicure

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