8 Beauty Staples I'm Stocking Up On During Sephora and Ulta's Sales

Honestly, I’d re-buy these products whether they were on sale or not.

Nikki Ogunnaike
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With close to 20 years in the fashion industry, I’ve not only seen it all—but also know how to parse through the endless sea of stuff. What’s worth buying? What’s not? In Self Checkout, you’ll find my highly specific recommendations with a few picks from my most knowledgeable, stylish friends.

I’m a creature of habit, especially when it comes to my makeup and skincare buys. So with Ulta and Sephora both throwing huge sales at the same time, I’m stocking up on my ultimate favorites. (Honestly, I’d re-buy these products whether they were on sale or not.)

Nikki Ogunnaike wearing red lipstick at Fashion Week.

Nikki Ogunnaike at Fashion Week.

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Nikki Ogunnaike

Nikki Ogunnaike is the Editor in Chief of Marie Claire US. She has previously held roles at Harper's Bazaar, GQ, ELLE, Glamour, InStyle, and Vanity Fair. You may also recognize Nikki from her time as the host of Snapchat’s Online, IRL and IGTV's The Run Through. Based in Brooklyn, New York, in her free time Nikki enjoys running half marathons, learning about wine, and watching reality TV without an ounce of shame. You can follow her at @nikkiogun.