Jul 082013

I received the following information regarding the Nordstrom Anniversary Sale, which runs from July 19th through August 4th. Note that some Nordstrom customers will get early access beginning July 10th. If you have a Nordstrom account, the early access site is now live and can be accessed here.  

If you do not have Nordstrom account, the items are now available for purchase here.

I’m providing you with this information as I received it (I haven’t tested or seen these products in person).

Amore Pacific Recovery Brightening Set

Amore Pacific Recovery Brightening Set: $450 ($700 value): This set will rejuvenate skin, even in the worst conditions:

  • 1.7oz Time Response Cream
  • Full Size Age Spot Brightening Pen
  • Full Size Treatment Enzyme Peel
  • 2 Luminous Effect Brightening Masks

blowpro The Perfect Shower Cap: $10 ($18 value): Available in an exclusive, limited edition print, this shower cap is designed to shield blow-dry styled hair with a 100% terry liner, leaving strands safe and dry.

 Bobbi Brown Telluride Glow Collection

Bobbi Brown Telluride Glow Collection: $85 ($153 value): Bring out your natural glow with this exclusive set:

  • Smoky Brown 6-Shadow Palette
  • Telluride Bronzer
  • Long Wear Gel Eyeliner in Black Ink
  • High Shimmer Gloss in Bellini
  • Extreme Party Mascara

Cartier Declaration for Men

Cartier Declaration for Men: $85 ($155 value): This Cartier Declaration for men set offers an EDT, After Shave Emulsion and an All-Over Shampoo that will spoil any man rotten. 

Chanel Brush Set

Chanel Brush Set: $125: Includes six essential mini brushes.  Achieve any makeup look in no time:

  • Foundation Brush
  • Kabuki Powder Brush
  • Large Eye Shadow Brush
  • Flat Contour and Eyeliner Brush
  • Lash & Eyebrow Brush
  • Angled Lip Brush

Chantecaille Set

Chantecaille Skincare Color Set: $248 ($340 value): Indulge at home or on-the-go with this set, packaged in an adorable travel bag:

  • Full Size Vital Essence
  • Full Size Stress Repair Concentrate
  • Travel Jasmine Lily Healing Mask
  • Deluxe Gloss in Mirth

clarisonic mia colors

 Clarisonic Colored Mia2s: $149 ($199 – $209 value): A beauty insider must-have, pick up the Clarisonic Mia2 in fun exclusive colors, including Jade, Orchid, Persimmon, Ikat or Mosaic.

Clinique Even Better Set

Clinique Even Better Set: $76 ($105 value): The best just got better with this essential value set:

  • Even Better Clinical Dark Spot Corrector
  • Even Better Skintone Correcting Moisturizer
  • 1 oz 7 Day Scrub

 Deborah Lippmann Space Oddity

Deborah Lippmann Space Oddity Trio: $29 ($36 value): Create five different combinations with 3 great mini’s in fun, exclusive shades:

  • Baby I’m A Star
  • Planet Rock
  • When Lightening Strikes

Dior Nordstrom

Dior Beauty Exclusives: $26 – $61: Create show-stopping looks with these shades, exclusive to Nordstrom Beauty:

  • Lips:
    • Addict Extreme in Fortune ($31)
    • Addict Gloss in Merveille ($29.50)
  • Eyes:
    • 5 Couleurs Star Edition in Constellation ($61)
    • Iconic Overcurl Mascara in Over Blue ($28.50)


Dr. Dennis Gross Extra Strength Alpha Beta Face Peel: $89 ($140 value): Relive the benefits of this Alpha Beta peel again and again, thanks to this Peel Deal!  The kit boasts 45 applications and 5 travel packets.

Elemis Pro Collagen Marine Cream

Elemis Pro Collagen Marine Cream: $175 ($256 value): Celebrate Elemis’ ten-year anniversary with this limited edition Jumbo Pro-Collagen Marine Cream that hydrates skin, as well as improves suppleness, firmness and elasticity. 

Jimmy Choo Flash Set

Jimmy Choo Flash Eau de Parfum Set: $98 ($148 value): Exclusive to Nordstrom Beauty, this provocative, white floral-inspired scent is now available in a limited edition set during the Anniversary Sale.  It includes a 3.4 oz and a bonus 1.3 oz fragrance. 

Kates Essential Kit 2013

Kate Somerville Essential Kit: $98 ($204 value): This will soon become your essential kit with these popular items:

  • Gentle Wash
  • ExfoliKate
  • Nourish
  • CytoCell

Kiehls Créme de Corps w travel size

Kiehls Créme de Corps Value Set: $75 ($107 value): Pamper skin with this iconic, luxurious body cream that provides rich-all day hydration.  It includes both a 1 liter and 2.5 oz size. 

Ahava Kooba bag

Kooba for Ahava Set: $45 ($130 value): This collection includes an on-trend wristlet designed by Kooba and best-selling Ahava skincare offerings:

  • Deadsea Water Mineral Body Exfoliator (6.8 oz)
  • Deadsea Water Mineral Body Lotion (3.4 oz)
  • Deadsea Water Minderal Hand Cream (1.3 oz)lancome gift

Lancome Exclusive Gifts with Purchase: $49.50 qualifier ($142 value): With your purchase of $49.50 or more, choose from the following that comes housed in a chic embossed floral purple or grey cosmetic bag:

  • Your choice of the following skincare duo:
  • Ultime Night Serum BX and Absolue Premium BX Absolute Replenishing Cream
  • Renergie Lift Multi-Action Reviva Serum and Renergie Lift Multi-Action Day Lifting and Firming Cream
    • Makeup Essentials Color Design Lipstick
    • Subtil Blush in Rose Romantique
    • Hypnose Drama Mascara

La Prairie Age Defense Set

La Prairie Age Defense Set: $280 ($403 value): You won’t believe your eyes – or your skin – after spoiling yourself with this kit:

  • 1.7 oz of Anti-Aging Day Cream SPF 30
  • .5 oz of Cellular Eye Contour Cream
  • 1.7 oz of Foam Cleanser
  • 2.0 oz Cellular Refining Lotion


 Laura Mercier Flawless Colour Favorites for Face, Eyes & Lips Set: $85 ($146 value): Equipped with the must haves for face, eyes and lips for any occasion:

  • Palette with 4 shadows and navy liner
  • Full Size Cherub Gloss
  • Baked Bronzer
  • Deluxes of Foundation Primer
  • Full Blown Volume Mascara

L’OCCITANE Gift Sets: $38 – $80: Enjoy two different luscious gift sets from L’Occitane:

L'Occitane Summer Escape Set

  • Best of L’Occitane Set: $38 ($60 value):
    • Verbana Shower Gel
    • Lavender Foaming Bath
    • Almond Shower Oil
    • Shea Butter Hand Cream
    • Shea Butter Foot Cream

L'Occitane Almond Treat Set

  • Almond Oil Set: $48 ($78 value):
    • Almond Shower Gel
    • Almond Milk Concentrate
    • Almond Delicious Soap
    • Almond Delicious Hands

Nordstrom Cosmetics Offerings: $15.90 – $28.90: Both a great value and price point, Nordstrom Beauty provides high quality cosmetic offerings:

Nordstrom Python Cannister Brush Set

  • Nordstrom Python Fantasy Brush Set: $28.90 ($42.95 after the sale). Includes eight essential brushes for face and eyes that are housed in a beautifully crafted purple python print canister:
    • Powder brush
    • Spoolie brush
    • All Over Eye brush
    • Angled Crease/Blend brush
    • Concealer brush
    • Angled Brow/Liner brush
    • Lip brush
    • Eyeliner brush

Nordstrom Anniversary Palette2

  • Nordstrom Fantasy Makeup Palette: $28.90 ($42.95 after the sale – $150 value). Includes 92 colors that provide your eyes, cheeks and lips with everything they need for endless beauty looks:
    • 43 neutral and natural eye shadows (1.8 oz. each)
    • 32 pop-color eye shadows (1.8 oz. each)
    • 4 super-shimmery eye shadows (1.8 oz. each)
    • 8 lip glosses (0.9 oz. each)
    • 4 blushes (0.67 oz. each)
    • 1 bronzer (0.24 oz.)
    • 4 brushes
  • Nordstrom Manicure Set: $15.90 ($24.95 after the sale): Achieve a perfect manicure anywhere with this set embossed in a purple python print:
    • Faux-Python Fabric Clutch
    • Cuticle Pusher
    • Tweezers
    • Nail File
    • Nail Clipper
    • Angled Nail Clippers
    • Scissors
  • Nordstrom Trio Makeup Bag Set: This 3-piece limited edition set comes in a savvy print and is the perfect gift for any makeup junkie


philosophy Gift Sets: $50-$200: The ever-beloved philosophy brand has exclusives for everyone, from shampoo and body wash to face cleansers:

  • Choose from a philosophy Living Grace Trio or Amazing Grace Trio ($72, $144 value!), which includes:
    • Jumbo-size 32 oz Full Body Emulsion
    • Jumbo-size 32 oz Shampoo, Bath, Body and Shower Gel
    • 5.8 oz Satin Finish Body Oil
  • philosophy Microdelivery Duo: $59.50 ($128 value!):
    • Jumbo-size 32 oz Microdelivery Exfoliating Wash
    • Deluxe 4 oz Microdelivery Peel

Trish McEvoy Makeup Planner

Trish McEvoy Beauty Collections: $100-$195:

  • The Power of Makeup Planner Collection Rose: Everything needed to achieve perfect and effortless makeup:
    • Petite Makeup Planner
    • Eye Base Essentials Bare
    • Intense Gel Eyeliner Arabian Nights
    • 24-Hour Eye Shadow and Liner Quartz
    • Luminous Peals Eye Shadow Plum
    • Lash Curling Mascara
    • Instant Eye Lift
    • Medium Refillable Double-Decker Compact
    • Even Skin Portable Foundation Shade 2
    • Even Skin Portable Foundation Shade 3.5
    • Sponge
    • Petite Makeup Wardrobing Page
    • Golden Bronzer
    • Face Shaper Highlight
    • Face Shaper Blush
    • Translucent Finishing Power
    • Lip Color Sexy Nude
  • Power of Skincare Collection I: Achieve beautiful skin with this AM and PM skin care routine, at home or on-the-go:
    • Gentle Cleansing Wash (1 oz.)
    • Even Skin Beta Hydroxy Pads
    • Beauty Booster Eye Serum
    • Beauty Booster Cream SPF 30
    • Even Skin Vitamin C Cream
    • Skincare bag

YSL Set Image for Anniversary Sale 

YSL Must-Have Set: $75 ($127 value):

This kit includes all the essentials to take you from drab to fab:

  • Full size Touche Eclat Pen N2
  • Full Size Glossy Stain N7
  • Mini Mascara Babydoll Mascara N1
  • 5 ml Beauty Sleep
  • Mini Crayon Yeux N1
  • 30 ml of Makeup Remover

In addition, I received the following images of MAC’s offerings (although no prices). Hopefully more information about this should be available soon. For now, there’s a few swatches here, and then there’s this from Chic Profile [not official].



In addition, here are images of the Nars products:

Nars anniversary

According to this link, the ‘Voulez Vous’ Cheek & Eye Palette ($59) is a Nordstrom Exclusive and includes:

– Eyeshadow in Molokaï (0.03 oz.).
– Eyeshadow in Antananarivo (0.03 oz.).
– Eyeshadow in Rangoun (0.03 oz.).
– Eyeshadow in LHASA (0.03 oz.).
– Blush in Deep Throat (0.15 oz.)
– Blush in Dolce Vita (0.15 oz.).

This link has the nude-toned Nars Some Like It Hot ($49) lip set, which includes

– Full-size Pago Pago Lipstick.
– Mini Gold Digger Larger Than Life Lip Gloss.
– Mini Velvet Matte Lip Pencil in Bettina.
– Limited edition covetable carry-all NARS tote bag.

I believe that the bold lip set is called Nars Baiser de Feu ($49) and includes (but please look before ordering, as this is unofficial):

– Damage Lipstick (full size)
– Damned VMLP (mini)
– Como LTL Lip Gloss (mini)

I hope that this information helps you plan.  If you have questions, please post them and perhaps those who are going through the stores might be able to find out more as we go.

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  6 Responses to “Nordstrom Anniversary Sale Details”

  1. Such a thorough post…thank you so much for the ability to organize in advance what I plan on procuring ; )



  2. The NARS palette looks enticing. I believe it’s to be called Voulez-Vous Coucher Avec Moi.

  3. Hi Amy,

    I love the look of the Kate Somerville and Chantecaille sets! 🙂

  4. So glad you posted it! I never know what kind of deals/sales are going to be going on!

  5. The actual name of the NARS eye & cheek palette is ‘Voulez-vous coucher avec moi, ce soir? which literally means ‘Would you like to sleep with me tonight?’. It’s a line from the ‘Lady Marmalade’ song sung by Labelle (also sung by Christina Aguilera, Mya, Pink and Lil’ Kim in 2001).

    The palette will have the following shades:
    – Deep Throat blush
    – Dolce Vita blush
    – Molokoi eye shadow (NEW; nude champagne based on Alhambra)
    – Antananarivo eye shadow (NEW; neutral, soft, warm matte based on Blondie)
    – Ragoun eye shadow (NEW; matte chocolate with copper green glitter based on Night Clubbing)
    – Lhasa eye shadow

    According to swatchesandwhatnot’s blog, the palette is $59.

    As for the lip set, each is priced at $49.50 (according to Allure magazine).

    The Nude Lip set will have:
    – Pago Pago lipstick (full-sized)
    – Gold Digger Larger than Life Lip Gloss (mini)
    – Bettina Velvet Matte Lip Pencil (mini)

    The Bold Lip set will have:
    – Damage lipstick (full-sized)
    – Como Larger than Life Lip Gloss (mini)
    – Damned Velvet Matte Lip Pencil (mini)

  6. Its just called Voulez Vous girls.

    Nice post, thanks for sharing! Getting the Nars palette and maybe something from Lancome.

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