OUR TOP BEAUTY PICKS from the new year sales for Women over 40.

It's that time of year when your inbox fills up with offers, promises of a new year and new you (I prefer New Year, Same Awesome You, Fresh Start) and everything fabulously shiny is on Sale. The overwhelming need to spend goes into fever pitch.

"Whoever said that money can't buy happiness, simply didn't know where to go shopping." Bo Derek. We love you.

To help you navigate the best buys, we've skimmed the top beauty sales from the big beauty retailers and delivered our TOP BEAUTY PICKS for women over 40 from the New Year Sale season. Happy dance time.

You ready? Get your pen, paper (cause we is Over 40 and old school). Get ready to 'Add to Cart'. Have fun Beauties.

MECCA COSMETICA

1. BAREMINERALS

Be Beautiful READY Face And Eye Palette

$33.00 (WAS $66.00)

Create a naturally flawless, subtly defined eye and complexion look with this all-in-one palette; perfect for jet-setting beauty or touch-ups on-the-go. Includes a quad of matte READY eyeshadows in warm, ultra-wearable hues, a Finishing Powder, READY All-Over Face Colour in Inner Beauty and Faux Tan Matte and READY Blush in Golden Gate Matte.

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2. NARS Look Closer Eyeshadow Palette

$35.00 (WAS $70.00)

Smokey is back, and in a big way. Get an ultra-seductive, smouldering eye look with this collection of four super creamy, pigment rich shadows in limited edition shades. Step up the sultry by tracing lash line with the mini Larger Than Life Long-Wear Eyeliner in Via Veneto.

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3. NARS Survival Kit 1

$42.50 (was $85.00)

Conveniently handbag-friendly, this collection of Nars makeup essentials includes Naïad and Kalahari II Eyeshadows, Off Limits and Mata Hari Blushes and mini-sized Party Girl Lip Gloss (4ml) and Black Moon Audacious Mascara (3ml).

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4. NARS Kohliner In Indescent Charcoal

$18.00 (WAS $36.00)

Add some drama to your eye looks with a smudged, smoked out line with these super creamy Kohliners in two limited edition shades.

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5. BUMBLE AND BUMBLE

Surf Foam Spray Blow Dry Travel Set

$22.50 (WAS $45.00)

Perfect for impromptu sleepovers, weekend getaways or at the gym, this handy set features travel-sized Surf Foam Wash Shampoo (59ml), Surf Creme Rinse Conditioner (59ml) and Surf Foam Spray Blow Dry (29ml). The result? A tousled, beachy mane and polished, sundried waves for a beautifully bouncy, blow-dried finish.

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MAC Cosmetics

Snow Ball Lip Bag in Red $69.30 (WAS $99.00)

Lips that won’t quit. This kit in either pink-tinged nude or fiery red offers a three-tiered approach to the party accessory all the cool kids are raving about. Liner, Lipstick, Lipglass, repeat. This perfect little pouch is loaded with everything you need for a très chic pout. Each piece is nestled into a foiled rose gold clutch with a disco ball tassel.

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