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My Exclusive Holiday Deals & Tips to Make Your Black Friday Shopping a Breeze

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Holy moly, can you believe we’re already entering the holiday season? (Seriously, where did this year go?!)

 

I love this time of year for so many reasons: time with family, holiday decorations, yummy food, and BLACK FRIDAY SALES!! 

 

 

If you’ve ever shopped my site before, you know how much I love sales, and the holidays are my FAVORITE time to spread cheer and offer my biggest savings.

 

If you’re anything like me, once Thanksgiving dinner is done and you’re stuffed, it’s on to start strategizing a game plan to hit Black Friday deals.

 

According to annual Black Friday statistics, many of us are getting our holiday deals online.

 

 

The Good News? 

If your shopping list includes beauty and skincare items this year, you don’t have to camp out or battle crowds to get some of my amazing deals.

 

Whether you’re shopping for yourself or grabbing gifts for your loved ones, SkinCare by Alana will be your one-stop shop for all things beauty, with better savings this year than EVER before!

 

Starting today, I’m bringing you some incredible deals throughout this shopping season (with some extra special Black Friday offers!). 

 

This means you’ll want to join my email list and definitely keep an eye on your inbox.

 

From HUGE SAVINGS to free shipping, cash back, free gifts, and more, you’re not going to want to miss a thing!

 

To subscribe to my emails, simply head over to my site and scroll down to the footer – on the right-hand side you will see a place to enter your email and opt-in!

 

Something to Note: As always, certain brands do not allow discounts, but don’t fret! I have added some incredible exclusive free gift options to my site so you can score an extra product in those instances that you cannot use a discount code.

 

Let’s find out what treats are in store for your Black Friday and holiday shopping this season!

 

My Top Tips for Snagging Great Deals This Black Friday 

If you’re planning on braving the crowds, grabbing some great deals, and getting your shopping done on Black Friday, here are some of my tips for getting the most out of your shopping trip!

 

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Have a Game Plan

Do your homework ahead of time so you know which stores to hit, and when, for the best deals.

 

You can check printed and online ads during the week of Thanksgiving.

 

Sites like BlackFriday.com and BFAds.net are great all-in-one places to see ads from popular stores.

 

And, so you don’t have to stuff all those ads in your purse, the Black Friday app keeps ads on your phone.

 

Compare Prices 

Wondering where to get the best prices for the items on your list?

 

Sites like PriceGrabber.com, Shopping.com, and PriceWatch.com will compare prices to show you where you can save the most money.

 

There are even apps, such as ShopSavvy, that will allow you to scan barcodes to make comparing prices easy!

 

Take Advantage of Perks 

If you’re the type who likes to get up at dawn (or camp out before Black Friday) to get doorbuster deals, you can get some great bonuses.

 

Many stores will give away gifts to the first shoppers in line.

 

Also, stores with loyalty programs will sometimes offer Black Friday perks and promotions for members, so make sure and check into any deals where you have points or club cards!

 

Stick to Your List 

Make a gift-buying list and stick to it so you don’t drain your wallet with tempting deals before your shopping is even done.

 

This is especially important if you’ve set a shopping budget!

 

Resist temptation, my friends!

 

Know Return Policies and Keep Track of Receipts 

It can be tempting to grab an item that’s on sale thinking you’ll just return it later if you change your mind.

 

Make sure you know a store’s return policy before you buy (even if you have to ask at the register).

 

Get gift receipts for any gifts you’re buying.

 

And, make sure you keep all your shopping receipts together in one, secure place – say a zipped pocket in your purse or wallet – so you know you have them in case you do end up returning something later.

 

Bring Provisions

When you head out for shopping, before you know it, you can spend a whole day out and about.

 

Make sure you’ve got a few items to make things easier.

 

  • Water – Stay hydrated!
  • Snacks – You gotta keep up your energy.
  • Charged phone and portable charger – Make sure your phone doesn’t die while you’re out shopping and comparing prices.
  • Sunscreen – I know you included your daily SPF 30+ in your AM skincare routine, but if you’re out all day driving and walking outside shopping, it’s a good idea to reapply every couple hours.
  • A good attitude – Shopping all day in crowds can be overwhelming and draining. But, remember, it can be super fun too! Strike up a conversation with people waiting in line around you, be kind to fellow shoppers and employees, and enjoy the holiday season!

 

Skip the Crowds

If you’d rather kick it at home in your PJ’s (I hear ya), skip the stores and do your shopping online.

 

Lots of stores and sites offer equally great online deals.

 

Bonus: No traffic and you can lie around and enjoy your Thanksgiving leftovers!

 

Special SkinCare by Alana Treats This Shopping Season

I launched two new products in my personal skincare line this year: the Brightening & Exfoliating Anti-Aging Masque and the Moisturizing Lip Gloss in the color “RaspBerry Beret!”


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Be sure to give them a try!

 

And, stay tuned…we’ve got some cool stuff happening in 2018!

 

Gift Shopping Made Easy

We all know the holidays can be crazy busy.

 

Not to worry, my team and I have got you covered!

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Gift Cards – If you’re doing some last-minute gift-buying, I offer e-gift cards on my site to take the guesswork out of shopping while still giving the gift of great skincare.

 

Gift Wrapping – Don’t have time to wrap gifts (or always lose the Great Paper and Scotch Tape Battle)? No worries! I offer gift wrapping for all my Beauty Mates so your purchases arrive ready to give!

 

Competitive Prices – I always strive to offer the most competitive pricing, and this holiday season my savings cannot be beaten!

 

Gift Guidance – If you simply don’t know what to buy, as always, my team and I are happy to assist you in finding your perfect products (or perfect gifts), so please do not hesitate to call, email, or live chat with us!

 

Satisfaction Guarantee on Alana Mitchell Products – While I can’t control the return policies of all of the brands on my site, I CAN offer you the very best return policy on my Alana Mitchell skincare products! If you don’t love your product, you have 30 days to return. That’s right, I offer a 30-day satisfaction guarantee. I’m confident you are going to adore my products, and you can purchase them directly on SkinCare by Alana!

 

Exclusive Gift Sets 

And, of course, I’m assembling some FABULOUS value sets with my products that make amazing gifts for anyone on your list.

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Here are a few of the exclusive holiday promos and kits from some of my favorite brands to add to your shopping list.

Image Skincare The 2017 Holiday Collection

Be radiant this holiday season with this amazing kit from Image Skincare! You get four full-sized products in a leatherette box.

This kit includes:

  • Max Stem Cell Facial Cleanser
  • Vital C Hydrating Anti-Aging Serum
  • Prevention+ Daily Matte Moisturizer
  • BONUS I MASK Biomolecular Anti-Aging Radiance Mask

 

Alana Mitchell All Skin Types Set

This kit is from yours truly! I’ve put together my essentials for gorgeous, healthy, and radiant skin! It’s the perfect gift for the holiday season because it will work for all skin types.

My kit includes my:

  • Daily Vitamin C Moisturizer
  • Foaming Pumpkin Cleanser
  • Hyaluronic Moisture Boost Serum
  • Anti-Aging Peptide Eye Cream
  • 4-in-1 Cleansing Pod
  • Quick Comeback Masque

 

Eminence Organics Red Carpet Ready Instant fX Gift Set 

This limited edition gift set features four anti-aging products that deliver instant results. Smooth, plump and refresh your complexion in as little as two minutes! Paired with a chic metallic clutch, you’ll have a fabulous holiday look.

This kit includes:

  • Hibiscus Ultra Lift Eye Cream
  • Hibiscus Instant Line Filler
  • Hibiscus Ultra Lift Neck Cream
  • Cinnamon Kiss Lip Plumper

Alana Mitchell Deluxe Anti-Aging Holiday Set 

‘Tis the season of looking and feeling your best! My four anti-aging superstars can be yours for just $99 – a 25% discount!

This kit includes my:

  • Daily OC Cream Cleanser
  • Night R1 Facial Oil
  • Daily Vitamin C Moisturizer
  • Quick Comeback Masque

Dermalogica AGE Smart Daily Defenders Set

Combat the appearance of skin aging with the limited edition AGE smart daily defense trio, featuring everything you need to resurface, restore, and protect your skin.

This kit includes:

  • Skin Resurfacing Cleanser
  • Dynamic Skin Recovery SPF 50
  • Antioxidant Hydramist 

Alana Mitchell Anti-Aging Tidings of Joy Trio 

Alana Mitchell Anti-Aging Tidings of Joy Trio lets you look and feel your best during the holidays! My trio of best-selling anti-aging products can be yours for just $68 – a 30% discount!

This kit includes my:

  • Night R1 Facial Oil
  • Peptide Eye Cream
  • Brightening & Exfoliating Masque

 

Stocking Stuffers

Here are some smaller gifts that will bring big holiday cheer!

 

 

Image Skincare Festive Favorites

This limited edition full regimen trial kit comes with fantastic anti-aging trial products! Your skin will be glowing and healthy in no time.

This kit includes:

  • Max Stem Cell Facial Cleanser
  • Max Stem Cell Serum
  • Vital C Hydrating Enzyme Masque
  • Vital C Hydrating Repair Creme
  • Prevention+ Tinted Moisturizer SPF30+

 

 

Alana Mitchell Luscious Lips Kit 

My duo of soothing and moisturizing lip products will give you the perfect pout!

This kit includes my:

  • Lip Repair Balm
  • Moisturizing Lip Gloss

 

Dermalogica Double Cleanse Duo

This is a must-have for all the holiday parties you’ll be attending! The Dermalogica Double Cleanse Duo helps you gently cleanse the toughest waterproof makeup with zero irritation and zero residue.

This kit includes:

  • Special Cleansing Gel
  • PreCleanse Balm

 

Image Skincare Merry & Bright Collection

Image Skincare Merry & Bright Collection will bring a smile to your friends and family instantly! This limited edition full regimen trial kit is placed in a festive holiday box.

This kit includes:

  • Vital C Hydrating Facial Cleanser
  • Vital C Hydrating Anti-Aging Serum
  • Vital C Hydrating Enzyme Masque
  • Vital C Hydrating Repair Creme
  • Prevention+ Hydrating Moisturizer SPF 30+

 

Epicuren Sugar and Spice Holiday Set

Packed in a festive holiday organza bag, the Epicuren Sugar & Spice Holiday Set brings pure exfoliation with musky sweet vanilla to put anyone in the holiday mood.

This kit includes:

  • Cinnamon Vanilla Brown Sugar Body Polish
  • Tahitian Vanilla After Bath Moisturizer

 

Final Thoughts

I’m so excited to share this holiday season with all of my Beauty Mates!

 

You can find even more amazing holiday exclusives at SkinCare by Alana to help you discover the perfect gift to cross off your shopping list!

 

Here’s wishing you all a happy holiday and gift-giving season! (And, much success with your Black Friday shopping!)

 

Which beauty items are on your Black Friday shopping list? Share with us, or let us help you find the perfect gifts by leaving your questions in the comments section!

 

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