Black Friday Binges and Holiday Gifting

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Thanksgiving week is upon us already and so are the holiday deals with many retailers already going hard with their Black Friday sales – hey I’m not complaining, this is perfect timing to stock up on the goods for my home, myself…oh and gifts for others too! I’m more of an online shopper, myself. Sometimes I don’t find everything I want in store or struggle to wade through some crazy crowds. And with dark setting in before 5pm, even LA is can be a bit too cold to go outside right now.

So, after stuffing yourself with well, all that stuffing, huddle up in your blankie and get to browse all the awesome deals! Some of my go-to sites for beauty are Violet Grey with their famous only twice a year sale (May and November): 20% off your fave luxe brands from November 23 – 29. Or Glossier with 20% off site-wide and they have a helpful holiday gift guide too and Sephora with their Cyber Week deals. I love good ol’ Nordstrom for both beauty and clothing – with up to 50% from now until November 26th, Matches Fashion for up to 70% off on designer goods, and Shopbop for up to 50% off for ladies and guys fashion goods. This year, I’m at that stage where home décor is cool, so I plan to hit up Pottery Barn for up to 70% on home goods, Wayfair, Google Home and off course Amazon for literally everything and 2-day Prime deliveries. Treat yourself; you deserve it! 

Oh and I’m not going to leave you high and dry – here’s my list of gift recommendations for your most deserving fam and friends – the ones you’re most thankful for!

Brooklinen – Luxe Move-In Bundle  $470 now: $376

Super-luxe gift set for new homeowners, they will definitely appreciate this awesome addition – I know I would! Take 20% off everything on Brooklinen’s site from now until November 28!

Apple – AirPods Max $549 now: $479

For anyone with taste – listen to your beats in the wireless designer style that only Apple provides.

Our Place – The Always Pan $145 now: $99

The instaworthy Always Pan is under $100 – yes, please! This is a gift for literally anyone with a stove and replaces 8 types of cookware (steamer & strainer, sautee pan, saucepan, saucier, skillet, fry pan, nonstick pan, and spoon rest). Comes with a beechwood spatula.

Olive & June – The Mani System with The Winter Set $100 now: $75

Paint your nails like a pro with The Mani System from Olive & June, your manicure-loving friends will love this set! Use code HAPPY25 for 25% – and that’s for everything site-wide as well.

In Good Conscience – The Scent-sorial Bundle $53.85 now: $38.85

IGC’s newly launched assortment of sustainable body washes, with all-natural fragrances. Here’s your chance to try the set of Mandarin Rose, Rosemary Bergamot, and Peppermint Sage. You can gift these for all your friends and lovers of clean beauty and comes with a free sustainable tote bag.

Heatless Hair – Pink Curling Ribbon Bundle  $92 now: $75

A perfect gift for any fashionista, this 100% silk heatless curling set turns out tousled waves while preserving hair health and reducing frizz.  

ThirdLove – Washable Silk Pajama Set $250 now: $150

For your remote worker girls – luxe sleepwear made from super-soft brushable silk, the top and bottom are both 60% off. ThirdLove has all your holiday lists covered with essentials that even your choosiest girlfriends are sure to love. And you can get an extra 20% off your first purchase with code HOLIDAY20, so why not throw in some extra goodies for yourself too! 

Vegamour – 25% Sitewide

For fuller hair, brows, and lashes from the popular vegan line. If you’ve ever been curious about trying it, or are already a fan – now’s the time to order a set or two. Starter kits like the Entry to Hair Wellness or the GRO+ Higher Kit with Gummies and serum including CBD are all on sale with code FRIDAY25 for 25% off.

iRobot – Roomba i7 + Braava Robot Mop $1,249.98 now: $809.98

For the entertainers, pet owners, families with kids, or those opposed to routine cleaning – the iRobot vaccum and mop set makes the perfect gift. Save $440 on this package of the iRobot Roomba i7 Wi-Fi Connected Self-Emptying Robot Vacuum and Braava Jet m6 Wi-Fi Connect Robot Mop at Best Buy.

Monogram – No.08 – in-store discounts at Calma Dispensary

Since we’re in Cali, we can’t neglect your cannabis-loving friends – or even beginners! Gift them with the first-ever light strain, No.08 from Jay-Z’s marijuana brand Monogram. Available pre-rolled in the OG Single Hand Roll for $50 or 2g flower for $40 or 4g flower for $70 with strong diesel and earthy notes. 

Samsung – The Frame TV 55” $1,499.99 now: $999.99

The gift that everyone will appreciate! Samsung’s The Frame smart TV has a built-in motion sensor that activates your device to display your favorite pieces of art with a 4K resolution picture, whenever you enter the room. TV when it’s on, art when it’s off! Get the 55” at Best Buy for $500 off – and the bigger you go the bigger the discount, I see you 75”!

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