Nordstrom Anniversary Sale 2018: 10 Skincare Favorites

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The Nordstrom Anniversary Sale is happening right now and I've been all over it. If you haven't been able to shop yet with early access, the general sale, open to everyone, begins on July 20th.

I cannot get enough of the Nordstrom Anniversary Beauty Exclusives and deals that this annual sale has to offer.

As usual, I started by shopping (and sharing) the best beauty exclusives; now I am stocking up on skincare. I am really excited about the offerings and sets that the various brands have put together for this year's sale.

 Nordstrom Anniversary Sale 2018: Top 10 Skincare Picks

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Here my top ten skincare picks from the 2018 Nordstrom Anniversary Sale.

1. Philosophy Purity Trio Set - $55
This cleansing and smoothing trio is always one of the first things that I ass to my shopping bag when shopping for skincare at the Nordstrom Anniversary Sale. I love grabbing the SUPERSIZE Purity Made Simple One Step Facial Cleanser (which lasts the better part of a year) at such a great price; the 8 oz. cleanser is a bonus which I keep near my bathroom sink and I like adding the microdelivery exfoliating facial wash on occasion. $87 value

2. Clinique Pep-Start Duo - $19.50
Caci is a fan of the Clinique Pep-Start lineup of products for quick and efficient skincare and I've really liked the products that I've tried, too. This duo is something Caci uses regularly. The two-piece duo includes a two-in-one cleanser and eye cream that I have even liked to use in the warm weather months. $24.80 value

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3. Paula's Choice Skin Perfecting 2% BHA Liquid Exfoliant Duo - $35
This leave-on liquid exfoliant is soooo effective for clear skin, and if you have skin that is even the tiniest bit oily, it is for you. I love that this beauty exclusive comes with a duo of this best-selling product. $58 value

4. Fresh Kissing Lip Kit - $32
I am addicted to Fresh Sugar Lip Treatment and I use the Sugar Lip Polish regularly; this kit is a no-brainer for everything that comes in it. Plus, who doesn't crave kissably smooth lips? This kit includes the Sugar Lip Polish, a Sugar Rosé Tinted Lip Treatment with SPF 15 which is a sheer rosy tint AND the Sugar Bloom Tinted Lip Treatment with SPF 15 which is a sensual shimmering pink tint. I can't wait for mine to be delivered! $47.50 value

5. Origins Superstar Minis Set - $35
This collection of Origins travel-sizes is perfection! It includes all of my Origins favorites so I had to pick it up so I can have them in my travel bag. This set is great for the Origins fanatic or for those wanting to try the best-selling products for the first time. The set includes Checks and Balances™ Frothy Face Wash, GinZing™ Energy-Boosting Gel Moisturizer, GinZing™ Refreshing Eye Cream, Modern Friction™ Nature's Gentle Dermabrasion and Clear Improvement Active Charcoal Mask all in generous travel sizes. $76 value

6. Kate Somerville ExfoliKate® Intensive Exfoliating Treatment - $125
This SUPERSIZE must-have is something I buy each and every sale as well; it lasts me the entire year. I use this intensive treatment two to three times a week to keep my skin fresh and glowing. I just love how quick this exfoliant scrub (with cinnamon!) works to deep clean my pores, while fruit enzymes help to clarify and renew my skin. $175 value

7. Kiehl's Radiance Boosting Duo - $25
This duo includes my favorite Kiehl's product, the Powerful-Strength Line-Reducing Concentrate which is a POWERFUL Vitamin C serum that is formulated with 12.5% Vitamin C PLUS Hyaluronic Acid. The duo also includes the brands best selling Ultra Facial Cream that I use in the winter when my skin is severely dry. These are not full size products , but a bit larger than what I would call travel size. $38 value

8. Clinique Moisture Surge 72-Hour Set - $99
If your skin is overly dry or dehydrated, then this set is a must buy, especially fo the value. Moisture surge is such an amazing hydrator that keeps skin quenched with hydrations for up to 73 hours; this set includes two. Plus it includes Moisture Surge Face Spray Thirsty Skin Relief to use throughout the day for instant relief. $154 value

9. Estee Lauder Advanced Night Repair + Renew Set - $98
For anyone who is obsessed with Estee Lauders ANR, this set is a no-brainer. This set includes a Full-size Advanced Night Repair Synchronized Recovery Complex II plus deluxe travel sizes of the Revitalizing Supreme+ Global Anti-Aging Cell Power Creme, Advanced Night Micro Cleansing Foam, and the Advanced Night Repair Eye Supercharged Complex Synchronized Recovery. $154 value

10. Lancome Advanced Génifique Set - $150
This is one of the most powerful anti-aging serums that there is. If you have used it, then you know why and you will fully understand the value. This set includes two of the full size Advanced Génifique Serums plus a Génifique Yeux Eye Cream. $236.50 value

Prices go up August 6th.

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Teri Cosenzi

I'm Teri, your resident beauty expert. While I'm not playing with beauty products, painting my nails or shopping for makeup with my daughter who loves trying products with me, you will probably find me sneaking off to Florida with my husband of over 25 years or cheering on one of my three sons. I like baking, re-decorating, drinking tea, fussing with my flowers and facials.