Support Indie Beauty Brands This Black Friday & Cyber Monday

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If you’re feeling overwhelmed by the speed at which the beauty industry has been moving these days, you’re not alone. It feels like every day there is a new eyeshadow palette or a new celebrity makeup line. All of this aggressive capitalism, often driven by the competition between Sephora & Ulta, has made me rethink the types of brands I want to support. This holiday season, I am choosing to focus on indie beauty brands for Black Friday, Cyber Monday (aka Cyber Week), and throughout the holiday season.

Salt New York

Salt New York is best known for beautiful, vegan magnetic makeup palettes, but the brand recently expanded into multi-purpose Crème Tints. The brand is the brainchild of makeup artist & YouTuber Kiki. G.

Save 50% off and get free domestic shipping on all product bundles Friday, November 29 through Monday, December 2.

Colleen Rothschild

YouTube-favorite skincare brand Colleen Rothschild will be running their biggest sitewide sale of the year for Cyber Week, making it a great time to stock up on cult-favorite items like the Radiant Cleansing Balm, Extreme Recovery Cream, and the Complete Eye Balm. Brand founder & President Colleen Rothschild got her start in the beauty industry working behind the scenes in labs for over 20 years before using her experience to launch her own brand in 2012.

30% off the entire site Monday, November 25 through Saturday, November 30

Wander Beauty

Inspired by necessity & hectic lifestyles, Wander Beauty founders Divya Gugnani and Lindsay Ellingson focused on multi-tasking essentials for beauty lovers on the go. The Baggage Claim Eye Masks, Nude Illusion Liquid Foundation, and Mile High Club Mascara have inspired a devoted following.

Wednesday, November 27 through Saturday, November 30 save 20% off all orders up to $100 with code BF20 & 30% off all orders $100+ with code BF30

Sunday, December 1 through Tuesday, December 3 save 25% off all orders with code CM2019 AND spend $60+ and receive a GWP Premier Pout Lip Kit with code CM2019

One Love Organics

One Love Organics is an environmentally-conscious natural skincare brand that prides itself on high-concentration formulas engineered to deliver maximum results. Bestselling products include the Botanical Enzyme Cleansing Oil, Skin Savior Multi-Tasking Wonder Balm, and Botanical C Facial Serum.

Save 25% off storewide and free shipping on orders $49+ Friday, November 29 8:00 AM EST Tuesday, December 12 at 11:59 PM EST with code OLOCYBERSPREE

Olive & June

Founded in 2013 by Sarah Gibson Tuttle in Beverly Hills with a focus on luxury services, Olive & June soon expanded into products that bring the salon experience home. Most notably the brand’s nail polish application tool The Poppy provides more control & makes applications easier by replacing the handle of any nail polish bottle.

Take 25% off storewide beginning Sunday, November 24 at 12:01 PST through Monday, December 2 at 11:59 PST


Founded in 2009 by CEO Brian Esper as a pro-focused tools line, Stilazzi grew to offer a full line of color cosmetics. The brand’s bold personality runs throughout the website, marketing, and social media channels. With a standout color story, the Darkroom Eyeshadow Palette was created in collaboration with makeup artist & YouTuber Jordan Liberty.

Save 40% off sitewide, no code necessary, Monday, November 25 through Monday, December 2

Featured photo via Salt New York Instagram, property of Makeup Just For Fun.

This post was last modified on November 27, 2019 10:15 am

Sarah Conley

Sarah Conley is a veteran content creator and marketing consultant from Fayetteville, Arkansas. After publishing her first blog, Style It, for over 10 years, she launched Rascal Honey in early 2018 to offer a fresh perspective on style. Her writing has appeared on Time, Teen Vogue, The Huffington Post, Glamour, and Lucky. She's also appeared in tv interviews on CNBC, Fox News, Great Day Washington, The Huffington Post Live, and People Now. She's worked as a social media consultant for the past nine years, helping fashion & beauty brands like MAC Cosmetics, NARS, Prescriptives, Origins, David Yurman, ELOQUII, ellos, Nine West, Clé de Peau Beauté, Diane von Furstenberg, and many more create meaningful communities online. When she's not writing about style or shopping for makeup at Sephora, she's cheering on the Arkansas Razorbacks and perfecting her guacamole recipe.

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