Everything a Bride-to-Be Needs From Ulta's 21 Days of Beauty Sale

Time to stock up on these makeup must-haves

Updated 09/07/18

Photo by Katrina Jayne

We don't need to tell you that wedding planning can get expensive! After splurging on your dream wedding dress, shelling out for the perfect venue, and ordering those late-night snacks your guests are bound to be craving after hours of dancing, chances are you probably won't be left with much in your wedding budget to spend on lingering odds and ends—like any must-have makeup and hair products, for instance. If you neglected to allot a ton of funds to your bridal beauty prep, don't panic. Lucky for you, Ulta’s 21 Days of Beauty Sale is here to save the day.

From September 2 to September 22, the beauty mecca is celebrating its biggest savings event of the year. Each day holds unbeatable special prices—50 percent off!—on cult-favorite makeup, skincare, and hair products, as well as some expert beauty tools. With new products going on sale each day (for one day only!), this is one sale you don't want to miss a second of.

Here's what brides should buy on every day of Ulta’s 21 Days of Beauty Sale, from skin-saving salves to the perfect wedding lipstick.

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September 2

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Too Faced Hangover Replenishing Face Primer

A must for after your bachelorette party, this hydrating primer moisturizes and brightens skin, all while creating a flawless canvas for smooth makeup application.

SHOP NOW: Ulta, was $34, now $17

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September 3

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Philosophy Time in a Bottle 100% In-Control Serum

With a potent dose of vitamin C, Himalayan red rice, red grape ferment, and plantain leaf, this fan-favorite serum helps smooth fine lines and improve skin's texture, tone, and firmness.

SHOP NOW: Ulta, was $76, now $38

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September 4

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Mario Badescu Acne Facial Cleanser

Pre-wedding stress zits? No thanks. You can banish any blemishes with this salicyclic acid cleanser that also contains aloe, chamomile, and thyme to soothe skin.

SHOP NOW: Ulta, was $15, now $7.50

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September 5

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Benefit Hoola Matte Bronzer

Fall wedding? That doesn't mean you can't still rock a summer glow. This matte bronzer—no garish glitter here—will you give a healthy, natural tan all year round.

SHOP NOW: Ulta, was $30, now $15

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September 6

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Tarte Tarteist Quick Dry Matte Lip Paint

This Tarte liquid lipstick totes a quick dry, full coverage, and transfer-proof formula, so there's no chance that it'll rub off on your spouse when you go in for that kiss. Plus, with 22 gorgeous shades, there's no doubt you'll find the perfect wedding-day color.

SHOP NOW: Ulta, was $20, now $10

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September 7

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Perricone MD Cold Plasma+ Face

All of Perricone MD's Cold Plasma+ products are on sale today. Can you say score? Our top pick is the collection's face formula that dramatically smooths fine lines, improves skin's texture and discoloration, and brightens and firms—with results in just seven days.

SHOP NOW: Ulta, was $149, now $75

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September 8

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Anastasia Beverly Hills Brow Definer Pencil

Overplucked in the '90s? Fill in any sparse areas with the triangular tip of this brow pencil. Then, use the spoolie to brush brows to perfection.

SHOP NOW: Ulta, was $23, now $12

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September 9

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MAC Girls Risk Taker

This gorgeous eyeshadow and highlighter palette from MAC has it all—from wedding-ready bronzes and nudes, to a punchy pink that's perfect for your bachelorette party.

SHOP NOW: Ulta, was $40, now $20

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September 10

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Flesh Highlighting Balm

Sometimes that in-love glow just isn't enough. That's where this highlighting balm comes in. Formulated with pearls and conditioning oil, it gives a gorgeous, luminous glow.

SHOP NOW: Ulta, was $18, now $9

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September 11

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Lancôme Cils Booster XL Vitamin Infused-Mascara Primer

You don't need falsies for look-at-me lashes. With microfibers and vitamin E, this primer will lengthen and thicken your natural lashes, while protecting them with a conditioning formula.

SHOP NOW: Ulta, was $26, now $13

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September 12

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St. Tropez Gradual Tan Tinted Everyday Body Lotion

This gradual tanning lotion will help you get your glow on, sans streaks or that gross fake tan smell (you know the one...).

SHOP NOW: Ulta, was $30, now $15

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September 13

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Clarisonic Deep Pore Cleansing Brush Head

Now's the time to stock up on brush heads for your Clarisonic cleansing tool. (You do know you're supposed to change those, right?)

SHOP NOW: Ulta, was $27, now $14

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September 14

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Dermalogica Special Cleansing Gel

Don't strip your skin with a soap cleanser! This foaming formula from Dermalogica features Quillaja Saponaria to gently wash away impurities, while calming balm mint and lavender extracts soothe skin.

SHOP NOW: Ulta, was $38, now $19

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September 15

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Mario Badescu Vitamin C Serum

Vitamin C is the glow-getting skincare ingredient you've been missing in your routine. This serum boasts brightening vitamin C, plus sodium hyaluronate and collagen to rehydrate, plump, and smooth away fine lines.

SHOP NOW: Ulta, was $45, now $23

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September 16

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Philosophy Renewed Hope in a Jar

Those 300+ five-star reviews don't lie: In one week, 100 percent of users saw an improvement in skin texture; and in eight weeks, 78 percent reported a reduction in fine lines—all thanks to this daily moisturizer.

SHOP NOW: Ulta, was $39, now $20

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September 17

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Laura Geller Filter First Luminous Foundation

Like an Instagram filter in a bottle, this medium-coverage foundation blends away imperfections and contains micro-pearls that diffuse light to naturally shape facial contours.

SHOP NOW: Ulta, was $38, now $19

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September 18

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NUDESTIX Concealer Pencil

Is wedding planning causing you sleepless nights? Hide those dark circles with this matte cream concealer stick.

SHOP NOW: Ulta, was $24, now $12

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September 19

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Teami Green Tea Blends Detox Mask

Perfect for a spa night with your bridesmaids, this mask detoxifies skin thanks to a blend of matcha, lemon grass, and bentonite clay.

SHOP NOW: Ulta, was $30, now $15

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September 20

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Cover FX Custom Enhancer Drops

These now-famous drops lend a buildable, luminous quality to skin. Dab a bit on your cheekbones with a Beautyblender, or add a few drops to your foundation for an all-over glow.

SHOP NOW: Ulta, was $42, now $21

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September 21

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Clinique Moisture Surge 72 Hour Auto-Replenishing Hydrator

Dry skin? Your parched complexion will drink up this gel-cream moisturizer that features auto-replenishing technology that keeps your skin hydrated even after you wash it off your face.

SHOP NOW: Ulta, was $19, now $9.50

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September 22

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Urban Decay All Nighter Makeup Setting Spray

Every bride should have a setting spray in her arsenal. This fan-favorite formula from Urban Decay will keep your makeup from melting down on the reception dance floor.

SHOP NOW: Ulta, was $32, now $16

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