Rare Discount on Amazon Prime: $73/year

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Only for new customers (so I can’t take advantage, boo!), and only through Sunday, January 17th Amazon Prime is available for $73/year instead of the regular $99 price. That’s $26 less than what I’m used to paying! Click here to access the offer.

If you were thinking about giving Prime a try, now is a fantastic time to do it. Discounts are very rare, and I personally can’t live without my Prime subscription. If you’re on the fence, you can also sign up for a free 30 day trial, but then you’ll miss out on the special pricing.

On top of the fantastic 2 day shipping that Prime offers you’ll also get:

  • Access to music, movies and TV shows
  • Kindle Library – one free book rental a month for your Kindle device
  • 20% off diaper subscriptions through Amazon Family
  • And much more!

15% Off Method Products at Vitacost Through January 28!

Here are some of the Method products I use in our home

Great deal on Vitacost this week: you can get 15% off all Method cleaning products, plus 4% cash back through Ebates and to top it all off, first time Vitacost customers can get $10 off their first order !

If you read the first part of my Green cleaning post, you’ll see that I use the Method All Purpose Spray in the kitchen and bathroom, and in the second part I’m going to go over some of my other favorites, such as the floor and bathroom cleaners. Also worth noting that the Lavender Cedar laundry detergent smells HEAVENLY! It’s one of my favorites for white sheets.
Oh, and hand soaps and skin care are also included!

Here’s a sample of some of the prices  and the savings you could get:

You can check out the rest of the offers here: http://www.vitacost.com/method-1

And if you have never purchased from Vitacost before, you can get $10 off your first order of $30+! Just follow this link, create a Vitacost account and you will instantly get the discount code. Please make sure to write it down if you won’t use it immediately.

Not an Ebates user yet? I would strongly recommend you to join – with Ebates you get cash back every quarter for shopping at your favorite online retailers. Sign up here and get a gift card after your first purchase!

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Six Zoya Polishes for $15 Shipped with Code! 3 Full Sized and 3 Limited Edition Minis

Zoya "free polishes" are back!

Zoya “free polishes” are back!

I love Zoya’s promotions when they offer “free” polish if you just pay shipping and handling! It is always such a great deal – their polishes are normally priced at $9 each plus shipping, and this year on top of the three you choose you will also get 3 exclusive minis that will not become part of the regular collection!

To buy, go to http://www.zoya.com and use code NYNH. This offer is valid till January 14, 2014 and the fine print states that it can take up to 5 weeks to ship since they will begin packing orders after the 14th. I’m off to choose my colors!

Sephora Black Friday/Cyber Monday Deals Are Here!

Sephora Black Friday 2014 $10 Deals

Lots of great $10 deals at Sephora today! Here’s what I got for $50 (with free shipping and 8% cash back through Ebates):

  • Philosophy Limited Edition Purity Made Simple 12 oz. (snag this one while you can, it keeps going out of stock!)
  • 2 x Alterna Caviar Moisture Trio (minis of the shampoo, conditioner and CaviarCC cream; I got one for myself, one as a stocking stuffer – LOVE the Caviar CC cream)
  • Korres Luxury Body Butter Duo ( 2×1.69 oz. butters in Guava and Jasmine – I have heard great things about the Jasmine one)
  • Tocca A Touch of Luxury Gift Set (2×1 oz. hand creams and matching 0.1 oz. rollerballs in Giulietta and Stella; this is for my mother-in-law who loves perfume)
  • 100 pt reward – Bumble&Bumble Thickening Hairspray
  • Code SURPRISE for the Cyber Monday Mystery Bag (you can also use SHIPNOW for free shipping for $25+ orders, but unfortunately the codes can’t be combined)
  • 3 free samples: Jurlique Purely Bright Serum, Origins Smarty Plants CC, Lancome Nude Miracle Trio

And some other great deals:

You can see the rest of the Black Friday deals on Sephora.com – don’t forget to use one of the many discount codes they now offer! SUPRISE for the Cyber Monday Mystery Bag, SHIPNOW for free shipping on $25+ orders, WELCOME for a Benefit They’re Real mascara mini, YOURGIFT to choose a deluxe sample, SEASONSET for an 8-piece sample bag, PARTYPACK for your choice of three sample-filled bags, and the list goes on!

Get 20% Off All Beauty.com Purchases through Friday, November 7!

 Friends & Family Reminder! Ends Friday 11/7 @ 11:59 PM PT 20% off ANY Beauty.com purchase* Redeem now

Great week for beauty buys! Sephora is running a VIB & VIB Rouge 20% off event, and Beauty.com is holding a Friends and Family sale where everyone gets 20% off through Friday, November 7th! You have to follow this link in order to get the savings applied to your order – unfortunately Beauty.com doesn’t let you combine that with Ebates cash back (which is normally 4%) or any of their other offers, but it’s still an awesome deal. Best of all – free Shoprunner 2-day shipping if you are an American Express cardholder!

I ordered a NARS tinted moisturizer (which came to $33.60 instead of the usual $42 MSRP) that I had been looking at for ages, and plan on buying some stuff at Sephora as well.

DEAL ALERT: 3 Zoya Polishes for $12 Shipped!!!

This awesome deal is back: starting tomorrow, January 7th at noon EST you can get any 3 Zoya polishes for FREE! Just use the code COLOR2014 and pay the $12 shipping and handling fee.

3 Zoya Polishes for $12 Shipped!

3 Zoya Polishes for $12 Shipped!

Last year I scored some lovely colors, and this year I plan to do the same. I love the quality of Zoya, and their Ziv is my all-time favorite gold polish. Head on over to zoya.com to learn more about this awesome annual deal and pick your 3 favorite colors!

Sephora Beauty Insiders: Last Day for $15 off of $50, and Awesome MUFE HD Deal!

As you might know, I’m currently keeping super busy planning our August wedding, so most of my energy has been going towards that. And one of the things I’ve been thinking about is what to do about makeup on the big day. On the one hand I probably want to get a professional to do it, but on the other hand I’m way too type A to expect them to just get everything right, so I’ll probably be buying my own makeup and having them just do the actual application.

MUFE HD Complexion Starter Kit with Voucher at Sephora

MUFE HD Complexion Starter Kit with Voucher – great savings at Sephora

Long story short, one wedding day foundation holy grail is the Makeup Forever HD Invisible Cover Foundation that I’ve been meaning to get my hands on. It apparently photographs like a dream – and that’s what you really want at a wedding. So imagine my excitement when yesterday I saw that you could get this awesome deal on it at Sephora!

If you’re a Sephora Beauty Insider (which I recommend anyone to sign up for!) you should have gotten an eGift card for $15 off or your $50+ purchase. That gift card expires tomorrow, so today is a great time to buy this MUFE HD Starter Kit and save a ton:

  • It’s a $114 value that regularly goes for $79, but is now priced at $55
  • You get a voucher for a full size MUFE HD foundation that you can redeem in a Sephora store ($42 value, no color match guesswork over the internet – been there, done that; note that this in only good at standalone Sephoras and not online or in JCPenney)
  • You get mini sizes of their HD Microperfecting Primer ($16 value) and HD Micorfinish Powder (also $16), as well as the HD Kabuki Brush ($40) that is no longer sold separately, but has really rave reviews
  • Free 3-day shipping!
  • 3 free samples with your purchase (I chose a couple of face masks and an Ole Henriksen serum)
  • One extra gift with a code ( I used TARTEPRIME for a deluxe sample of the Tarte Poreless Primer, but there were some other good ones – DEFINE for a deluxe Lancome Definicils mascara sample, or BOBBIBB for a sample of the Bobbi Brown BB Cream – if only you could use more than one code!)
  • And last but not least, 8% cashback when you go through ebates (no ebates account? Sign up and get a $10 gift card when you copy and paste this link: bit.ly/Vbm3jd)

So to sum it all up, my order came to $58.44 after tax, minus the $15 gift card for a grand total of $43.44, and that’s not counting the 8% cash back! Less than one bottle of the HD foundation after tax.

PSA: Get this While You Can!

If there’s one product that I’ve fallen absolutely head over heels in love with, it is this: Trader Joe’s Pumpkin Body Butter. It smells like heaven, it goes on nice and smooth and non-greasy (it’s more of a mousse-like consistency than a heavy thick body butter), it’s made with awesome natural ingredients (and some chemical ones too), and best of all, it’s $4.99!

Trader Joe's Pumpkin Body Butter

Trader Joe’s Pumpkin Body Butter – aka “Heaven in a jar”. Get it while you can!

Next time I’m at TJ’s, I’m getting at least five more of these and stuffing every single stocking I can with them! The hand cream trio that looks like it’s made by L’Occitane, on the other hand, is going straight back. Way too scented for my taste.