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The Best Time to Buy Makeup

Did you know there's a best time to buy makeup? Learn exactly when to purchase in order to save the most money.

The best times to buy makeup are Amazon Prime Day, Black Friday, Black Friday Weekend, Cyber Monday, Labor Day, Labor Day Weekend, Memorial Day, Memorial Day Weekend, back to school season, holiday season, all of April, all of August, all of March, and all of November.

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Makeup is often on sale—about 44% of the year, or an average of 1-in-2.3 days.

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The best months to buy makeup are March, April, May, July, August, September, November, and December.

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The best holidays to buy makeup are Labor Day and Memorial Day.

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FAQ

Let's recap by answering some key questions:

When is the best time to buy makeup?

The best times to buy makeup are Amazon Prime Day, Black Friday, Black Friday Weekend, Cyber Monday, Labor Day, Labor Day Weekend, Memorial Day, Memorial Day Weekend, back to school season, holiday season, all of April, all of August, all of March, and all of November.

How often is makeup on sale?

Makeup is often on sale, approximately 161 days each year, spanning 14 distinct sale periods—that's 44% of the year.

What are the best months to buy makeup?

The best months to buy makeup are March, April, May, July, August, September, November, and December.

What are the best holidays to buy makeup?

The best holidays to buy makeup are Labor Day and Memorial Day.

What's the best place to buy makeup?

The best place to buy makeup is at Amazon.

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