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Sephora just dropped a bunch of new beauty sets for fall, and they’re so good
In The Know Commerce Editor
Everyone has their favorite tried-and-true beauty products. And honestly, when you’ve found something that works well for you, it’s tough to find a reason to switch things up. But why not use the changing seasons as an opportunity to try something new?
Sephora just dropped tons of awesome product sets, which are the perfect way to test out new options without fully committing. Plus, they almost always are priced way below their actual value. Keep scrolling for the six we’re most excited about, all available for under $30.
As the weather shifts, give your skin some TLC with this must-have Caudalie combo. Together, the products will keep your skin totally glowy no matter how dull it is outside. The beloved Pore Minimizing Instant Detox Mask has gone viral on TikTok for its ability to visibly suck oil and other assorted gunk out of your skin. Pair it with the Beauty Elixir Prep, Set, Glow Face Mist, which instantly tightens pores and illuminates skin, and your face will never look better.
Whether you keep it for yourself or gift it to a friend, this limited edition set of five miniature mascaras is a fun way to find a new favorite. Test out Lancome Lash Idôle, Too Faced Better Than Sex, Tarte Tartelette, Benefit Fan Fest and Milk RISE, then redeem the included voucher for a full-size version of the one you like best. From lifting to volumizing to lengthening to fanning, there’s definitely a mascara in this bunch that will give you just the look you’re going for.
Your lips will love the moisturizing effects of this pretty nude lipstick and gloss set. Worn alone or layered on top of each other, they’ll create an irresistible luster. Both the Moisturizing Shiny Sheer Lipstick and the Lip Oil Plumping Treatment Gloss are packed with hyaluronic acid for hydration and peptides for a plumping effect. Ceramides in the lipstick will also make your lips buttery soft, while evening primrose oil in the gloss provides protection and adds extra shine.
The Laura Mercier Tinted Moisturizer Cream Blush is the perfect double-duty product for the drier months, providing both hydration and natural-looking color. This set comes with three of the most popular and universally flattering shades, including a peachy pink, a pale pink nude and a deep golden rose. Build up weightless layers of pigmentation using one, two or all three for a customized color. Conditioning ingredients, like raspberry seed and prickly pear, will leave your skin feeling amazing, too.
PSA: No matter how cold it is outside, a good facial sunscreen is still essential. Innisfree’s Daily UV Defense SPF 36 is one of our favorites. It goes on weightless and without any white cast, providing broad spectrum protection along with moisture and soothing. This limited edition set includes a full-sized tube of the coveted sunscreen and miniature (travel-friendly!) versions of the Green Tea Hyaluronic Acid Serum and Cream. As a trio, the products provide a serious hydration boost while fortifying the natural barriers, keeping it locked into your skin.
If you’re still not totally confident with shaping your eyebrows, use the extra indoor time during the fall and winter to brush up on your skills. This beginner's kit from brow expert Anastasia Beverly Hills is an obvious place to start. It comes with everything you’ll need to create a full and natural look: Brow Definer 3-in-1 Triangle Tip, Strong Hold Clear Brow Gel and easy-to-use stencils. Choose from your choice of five shades, ranging from taupe to ebony.
Vietnam is facing its largest banking scandal, with the recent arrest of real estate developer, Truong My Lan, accused of embezzling around 304 trillion dong (approximately $12.4 billion). The embezzlement: On Nov. 17, Vietnam's Ministry of Public Security alleged that Truong, the 79-year-old chairwoman of Van Thinh Phat Group, embezzled from Saigon Commercial Bank (SCB), where she was a majority stakeholder. Over several years, Truong allegedly operated over 1,000 domestic and foreign subsidiaries and shell companies, securing more than $43 billion in loans from SCB, with approximately one-third of this sum misappropriated through the creation of "ghost companies" by Truong, her family and associates.
A Beijing couple had the shock of their lives after realizing that they have been drinking toilet water for six months in their rented apartment. Strange occurrences: The couple, identified only by local reports as Mr. Tan and his girlfriend, moved into the Beijing apartment in May. They reportedly pay 10,000 yuan ($1,411) rent per month. After six months, they noticed that their water bills stopped coming although their water supply continued.
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