2023 has finally arrived, and with it, a prime opportunity to try out some new skin care. And if you haven’t yet thought about how best to revamp your wintertime routine, Ulta Beauty’s Love Your Skin event is here to assist.
Now through January 21, you can enjoy curated skin-care products for 50 percent off their original prices. The catch? You’ll only have 24 hours to act on each daily round of deals from trending brands like First Aid Beauty, Philosophy, and Clinique. As if the retailer’s first sale of the year couldn’t get better, many of these picks have never been on sale before, so add them to your cart while you can. Everyone can shop all of the sales during this three-week-long event on ulta.com, but Ulta Beauty Diamond and Platinum Rewards members will be especially delighted to know that they can earn free shipping with any Love Your Skin purchase during the entire event.
Want to start the new year off with some extra TLC for your skin? Then take a peek at all the items that’ll be on sale during Ulta Beauty’s Love Your Skin event, below.
Friday, January 6:
Complete your winter skin-care routine with Bobbi Brown’s Hydrating Face Cream, a sodium hyaluronate-spiked formula that acts like a glass of water for your skin. You can also grab First Aid Beauty’s Radiance Pads, a 60-count jar of exfoliating pads saturated in glycolic and lactic acids. To rinse off a day’s worth of makeup and excess oil, make sure you reach for Boscia’s MakeUp-BreakUp Cleansing Oil, which cleanses skin while conditioning it with a moisture-retaining blend of green tea, rosehip, avocado, and olive oils.
Saturday, January 7:
Round out your routine with Eau Thermale Avène’s Tolerance Control Skin Recovery Cream, which is fragrance-free and formulated for sensitive skin types. As an added treat, you can also grab Clinique’s famed 100H Auto-Replenishing Hydrator, a custard-textured cream that provides long-lasting hydration through hyaluronic acid and aloe vera. The Cosrx Advanced Snail 96 Mucin Power Essence is a hit on TikTok all due to its acne-reducing star ingredient, snail mucin.
Sunday, January 8:
Addressing crow’s feet and dullness has never been easier, thanks to Lancôme’s vitamin C- and hyaluronic acid-infused Advanced Génifique Wrinkle & Dark Circle Eye Cream. Dry, cracked hands can enjoy some sweet relief with the help of Kiehl’s Ultimate Strength Hand Salve, a nourishing formula that features a skin-conditioning blend of avocado, sesame seed, and eucalyptus oils. Dry skin types should try Philosophy’s Hope In A Jar Water Cream Hyaluronic Glow Moisturizer, which contains hyaluronic acid that draws water into your skin.
Monday, January 9:
We all (should) know that our skin-care routines don’t end at our faces, so work the StriVectin TL Advanced Tightening Neck Cream Plus under your chin and down into your décolleté to even out texture and diminish hyperpigmentation in these areas. For an added dose of brightening vitamin C in your routine, grab Sunday Riley’s C.E.O. Glow Vitamin C and Turmeric Face Oil. Melt residual makeup and sweat off in one quick wash with the IT Cosmetics Bye Bye Makeup 3-in-1 Makeup Melting Cleansing Balm, a rosehip- and vitamin c-infused cleanser that can also be used as a moisture-replenishing face mask.
Tuesday, January 10:
Treat your skin with the Exuviance Age Reverse Rebuild-5 Cream, which is chock-full of firming peptides, gently exfoliating polyhydroxy acids, free-radical-fighting vitamin E, and moisturizing peony extract. You may think that Fur’s beloved Oil is just for pubic hair, but this elixir can be used as a conditioning treatment for your entire body, face, and hair — you can even add a few drops to your next bath for a moisturizing dose of grapeseed, jojoba, and tea tree oils. If dullness is your main concern, the Vichy LiftActiv Vitamin C Brightening Face Serum utilizes its star ingredient to brighten and even skin tone.
Wednesday, January 11:
The beauty of Elizabeth Arden’s Hydra-Plumping Serum Capsules is that each capsule is filled with just the right amount of its hydrating formula, which features a fusion of hyaluronic acid and moisture-retaining ceramides. Dry, cracked lips have met their match thanks to Kopari’s Lip Cloud, a multi-use pick that tints lips with a shade of light pink while ceramides, hyaluronic acid, and firming peptides work their lip-enhancing wonders.
Thursday, January 12:
To ensure your skin stays bouncy and dewy throughout the freezing temperatures of winter, Perricone MD’s High Potency Classics Face Finishing & Firming Moisturizer is a must for its moisturizing duo of vitamin E and kukui nut seed oil. First Aid Beauty’s Ultra Repair Face Moisturizer is a wonderful pick for sensitive skin types since it’s fragrance-free and comforts irritated skin with colloidal oatmeal. Sunscreen with an SPF rating of at least 30 is essential for skin health year-round, so replenish your supply with the Vacation Classic Lotion SPF 30 Sunscreen. It’s water-resistant for up to 80 minutes and is absolutely transparent on a wide range of skin tones.
Friday, January 13:
Trust us — the oil-free Lancôme Bi-Facil Double-Action Eye Makeup Remover forces even the most waterproof mascara to slide off with ease. Treat your eyes with the fine line-smoothing powers of retinol, which you can find in Murad’s Youth Renewal Eye Serum. Whether you’re looking to address wrinkles, acne, or even both, the Tula Secret Solution Pro-Glycolic 10% Resurfacing Treatment Toner will target both with its hero ingredient, glycolic acid.
Saturday, January 14:
A gentle, cleansing wash is just one pump of Kylie Skin’s Foaming Face Wash, a cushiony, glycerin-spiked formula. The Dermalogica Age Smart MultiVitamin Power Firm is an intensive treatment that utilizes a trifecta of vitamins A (retinol), C, and E to brighten, firm, and moisturize all at once. L’Occitane’s Immortelle Overnight Reset Oil-in-Serum is a rich formula that instantly softens and smooths skin overnight.
Sunday, January 15:
Osea’s Undaria Algae Body Oil is a golden elixir made of moisturizing açai and passion fruit oils that instantly seeps into skin for a softer, suppler feel, and you can grab it for less than $30. You can also find an Estée Lauder staple, the Readers’ Choice-winning Advanced Night Repair Synchronized Multi-Recovery Complex Serum, on sale. This serum is extremely popular for its fusion of hyaluronic acid and antioxidants, which work hand-in-hand to target dryness and wrinkles. Tired-looking under eyes deserve a firming and moisturizing treatment, which is exactly what Josie Maran’s Argan Pro-Retinol Eye Cream provides.
Monday, January 16:
The Dermaflash Luxe+ Advanced Sonic Dermaplaning Kit features the brand’s game-changing device that exfoliates dead skin and removes peach fuzz at the same time. Before you swipe on your makeup, prep and prime skin while evening texture with StriVectin’s Line BlurFactor Instant Wrinkle Blurring Primer. The Origins GinZing Energizing Gel Cream has a light, bouncy texture that absorbs instantly into skin while treating it with brightening niacinamide and caffeine.
Tuesday, January 17:
Korean beauty favorite Peach & Lily’s biggest claim to fame is the Glass Skin Refining Serum, a lightweight serum that’s packed with nourishing ingredients like hyaluronic acid, niacinamide, and peach extract. You can also practice your facial massage routine with Skin Gym’s Rose Quartz Crystal Sculpty Heart Gua Sha Tool, an oblong tool that can be used to sculpt and de-puff your facial contours.
Wednesday, January 18:
Not all vitamin C serums are created equal, so treat yourself to BeautyStat’s Universal C Skin Refiner, a potent formula that contains the most stabilized form of the radiance-boosting antioxidant. To address issues like oiliness and blackheads, swipe on the Sand & Sky Australian Pink Clay Porefining Face Mask to unclog pores and absorb excess oil.
Thursday, January 19:
Made with a blend of starflower and elderberry oils, the Elemis Pro-Collagen Cleansing Balm not only takes makeup off in a flash but also retains your skin’s moisture. This day, you can also shop Tarte’s Maracuja Oil, a vitamin C-rich pick that firms, brightens, and smoothes skin without leaving an overly greasy feeling. Dry, sensitive skin types will especially enjoy the Peter Thomas Roth Water Drench Cloud Serum, a fast-absorbing gel that contains a skin-plumping dose of hyaluronic acid.
Friday, January 20:
Slather on Kopari’s Moisture Whipped Ceramide Cream to keep winter dryness at bay with its intensely moisturizing formula. To prep and prime your skin before makeup, apply a dollop of the texture-smoothing Dr. Brandt Pores No More Pore Refiner Primer. If retinol is too harsh for your skin, we have good news: Beekman 1802’s Dream Booster Serum contains bakuchiol, an ingredient known for its tightening properties that won’t irritate sensitive skin types.
Saturday, January 21:
Gently polish your skin with the Foreo Luna Mini 3, a sonic-powered silicone device that exfoliates without being too abrasive on delicate skin. Mario Badescu’s Drying Lotion is an under-$10 pick that’ll spot-treat any inflamed blemish overnight with salicylic acid. Since it’s winter, dryness and flaky skin are common issues, so address both with Clinique’s Clarifying Lotion 2. This effective formula exfoliates skin with witch hazel while glycerin moisturizes.
There you have it — all of the deals happening during the Ulta Beauty Love Your Skin Event, which is going on from now through January 21. Make sure to mark your calendars if something catches your eye because there’s no telling how fast these products are going to sell out.
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