Nordstrom Rack’s Beauty Section Is Lowkey Amazing

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Our love of Nordstrom Rack is already well-documented on the fashion front (see here, here, and here). But while we frequently sing the praises of its deeply discounted clothes, we would be remiss if we didn't acknowledge one of the lesser-known areas of Nordstrom Rack.
That's because its beauty section has gotten really good as of late.

If the iconic retailer's Anniversary Sale is usually the best time to score luxe products on the cheap(er), then Nordstrom Rack is the Anniversary Sale 365 days a year. Among the pages upon pages of fan-favorite brands, you'll find heavy-hitters like MAC Cosmetics, Kiehl's, Urban Decay, Charlotte Tilbury, and DryBar hiding in plain sight.

In addition to top beauty products, savvy Nordstrom Rack whisperers will also be privy to exclusive Beauty Flash sales offering extremely limited-time deals on top brands. Right now, Dyson hair tools are available for scary-good prices, so run, don't walk to take advantage.

Ahead, we've scoped out the best-of-the-best beauty products to cop at Nordstrom Rack.

At Refinery29, we’re here to help you navigate this overwhelming world of stuff. All of our market picks are independently selected and curated by the editorial team. If you buy something we link to on our site, Refinery29 may earn commission.

<h2>Dyson Airwrap Complete Styler - Refurbished</h2><br>With its bevy of attachments and styling possibilities, <a href="https://www.refinery29.com/en-us/dyson-airwrap-hair-styler-curler-review" rel="nofollow noopener" target="_blank" data-ylk="slk:Dyson's Airwrap" class="link rapid-noclick-resp">Dyson's Airwrap</a> has earned cult status since launching. Now's your chance to own one at $100 off the sticker price. (A quick note on refurbished goods: According to the site description, these tools have been "thoroughly tested to meet like-new performance standards," and have been "inspected, cleaned, and repaired to meet manufacturer specifications and are in excellent condition." In other words, it may not be picture-perfect, but you can more or less shop with total confidence.)<br><br><strong>Dyson</strong> Airwrap Complete Styler - Refurbished, $, available at <a href="https://go.skimresources.com?id=30283X879131&xs=1&url=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.nordstromrack.com%2Fs%2Fdyson-airwrap-complete-styler-refurbished%2F6228130%3Forigin%3Dcategory-personalizedsort%26breadcrumb%3DHome%252FBeauty%252FBest%2520Sellers%26color%3D000&sref=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.refinery29.com%2Fen-us%2Fnordstrom-rack-beauty-products-brands" rel="nofollow noopener" target="_blank" data-ylk="slk:Nordstrom Rack" class="link rapid-noclick-resp">Nordstrom Rack</a>

Dyson Airwrap Complete Styler - Refurbished


With its bevy of attachments and styling possibilities, Dyson's Airwrap has earned cult status since launching. Now's your chance to own one at $100 off the sticker price. (A quick note on refurbished goods: According to the site description, these tools have been "thoroughly tested to meet like-new performance standards," and have been "inspected, cleaned, and repaired to meet manufacturer specifications and are in excellent condition." In other words, it may not be picture-perfect, but you can more or less shop with total confidence.)

Dyson Airwrap Complete Styler - Refurbished, $, available at Nordstrom Rack
<h2>MAC Matte Lipstick</h2><br>We don't make up the rules, but it simply doesn't get more classic than MAC's iconic lipstick. <br><br><strong>MAC</strong> Matte Lipstick, $, available at <a href="https://go.skimresources.com?id=30283X879131&xs=1&url=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.nordstromrack.com%2Fs%2Fmac-mac-matte-lipstick%2F3022868%3Forigin%3Dcategory-personalizedsort%26color%3D082&sref=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.refinery29.com%2Fen-us%2Fnordstrom-rack-beauty-products-brands" rel="nofollow noopener" target="_blank" data-ylk="slk:Nordstrom Rack" class="link rapid-noclick-resp">Nordstrom Rack</a>

MAC Matte Lipstick


We don't make up the rules, but it simply doesn't get more classic than MAC's iconic lipstick.

MAC Matte Lipstick, $, available at Nordstrom Rack
<h2>Kate Somerville ExfoliKate Cleanser Daily Foaming Wash</h2><br>Get your brightest, smoothest complexion yet with Kate Somerville's bestselling, skin-sloughing cleanser.<br><br><strong>Kate Somerville</strong> ExfoliKate Cleanser Daily Foaming Wash, $, available at <a href="https://go.skimresources.com?id=30283X879131&xs=1&url=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.nordstromrack.com%2Fs%2Fkate-somerville-exfolikate-cleanser-daily-foaming-wash%2F4218689%3Forigin%3Dcategory-personalizedsort%26breadcrumb%3DHome%252FBrands%252FKATE%2520SOMERVILLE%26color%3D000&sref=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.refinery29.com%2Fen-us%2Fnordstrom-rack-beauty-products-brands" rel="nofollow noopener" target="_blank" data-ylk="slk:Nordstrom Rack" class="link rapid-noclick-resp">Nordstrom Rack</a>

Kate Somerville ExfoliKate Cleanser Daily Foaming Wash


Get your brightest, smoothest complexion yet with Kate Somerville's bestselling, skin-sloughing cleanser.

Kate Somerville ExfoliKate Cleanser Daily Foaming Wash, $, available at Nordstrom Rack
<h2>Dyson Corrale Straightener - Refurbished</h2><br>A Dyson Corrale for under $400? Nope, you're not dreaming.<br><br><strong>Dyson</strong> Corrale Straightener Black Nickel/Fuchsia – Refurbished, $, available at <a href="https://go.skimresources.com/?id=30283X879131&url=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.nordstromrack.com%2Fs%2Fdyson-corrale-straightener-black-nickel-fuchsia-refurbished%2F6443592%3F" rel="nofollow noopener" target="_blank" data-ylk="slk:Nordstrom Rack" class="link rapid-noclick-resp">Nordstrom Rack</a>

Dyson Corrale Straightener - Refurbished


A Dyson Corrale for under $400? Nope, you're not dreaming.

Dyson Corrale Straightener Black Nickel/Fuchsia – Refurbished, $, available at Nordstrom Rack
<h2>Nars Orgasm X Cheek Palette</h2><br>Highlight, sculpt, and add the brand's iconic flush to cheekbones with this three-pan palette from Nars.<br><br><strong>NARS</strong> Orgasm X Cheek Palette, $, available at <a href="https://go.skimresources.com?id=30283X879131&xs=1&url=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.nordstromrack.com%2Fs%2Fnars-orgasm-x-cheek-palette%2F5643166%3Forigin%3Dcategory-personalizedsort%26breadcrumb%3DHome%252FBeauty%252FBest%2520Sellers%26color%3D000&sref=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.refinery29.com%2Fen-us%2Fnordstrom-rack-beauty-products-brands" rel="nofollow noopener" target="_blank" data-ylk="slk:Nordstrom Rack" class="link rapid-noclick-resp">Nordstrom Rack</a>

Nars Orgasm X Cheek Palette


Highlight, sculpt, and add the brand's iconic flush to cheekbones with this three-pan palette from Nars.

NARS Orgasm X Cheek Palette, $, available at Nordstrom Rack
<h2>NEST New York Pumpkin Chai Candle</h2><br>'Tis the season for all things spiced and sweet, i.e. this festive fall candle.<br><br><strong>NEST New York</strong> Pumpkin Chai Candle, $, available at <a href="https://go.skimresources.com?id=30283X879131&xs=1&url=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.nordstromrack.com%2Fs%2Fnest-new-york-pumpkin-chai-candle%2F5098799%3Forigin%3Dcategory-personalizedsort%26breadcrumb%3DHome%252FBeauty%252FBest%2520Sellers%26color%3D000&sref=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.refinery29.com%2Fen-us%2Fnordstrom-rack-beauty-products-brands" rel="nofollow noopener" target="_blank" data-ylk="slk:Nordstrom Rack" class="link rapid-noclick-resp">Nordstrom Rack</a>

NEST New York Pumpkin Chai Candle


'Tis the season for all things spiced and sweet, i.e. this festive fall candle.

NEST New York Pumpkin Chai Candle, $, available at Nordstrom Rack
<h2>Urban Decay Born to Run Eyeshadow Palette</h2><br>Warm neutrals and jewel tones play nice in this 21-pan palette of pigmented shadows.<br><br><strong>Urban Decay</strong> Born to Run Eyeshadow Palette, $, available at <a href="https://go.skimresources.com?id=30283X879131&xs=1&url=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.nordstromrack.com%2Fs%2Furban-decay-born-to-run-eyeshadow-palette-limited-edition%2F4975189%3Forigin%3Dcategory-personalizedsort%26breadcrumb%3DHome%252FBrands%252FURBAN%2520DECAY%26color%3D000&sref=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.refinery29.com%2Fen-us%2Fnordstrom-rack-beauty-products-brands" rel="nofollow noopener" target="_blank" data-ylk="slk:Nordstrom Rack" class="link rapid-noclick-resp">Nordstrom Rack</a>

Urban Decay Born to Run Eyeshadow Palette


Warm neutrals and jewel tones play nice in this 21-pan palette of pigmented shadows.

Urban Decay Born to Run Eyeshadow Palette, $, available at Nordstrom Rack
<h2>Charlotte Tilbury Lip Cheat Lip Liner</h2><br>British makeup artist to the stars Charlotte Tilbury's bestselling lip liner is a longtime favorite for its long-wear properties and creamy texture.<br><br><strong>Charlotte Tilbury</strong> Lip Cheat Lip Liner, $, available at <a href="https://go.skimresources.com?id=30283X879131&xs=1&url=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.nordstromrack.com%2Fs%2Fcharlotte-tilbury-lip-cheat-lip-liner%2F5565796%3Forigin%3Dcategory-personalizedsort%26breadcrumb%3DHome%252FBeauty%252FCharlotte%2520Tilbury%26color%3D651&sref=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.refinery29.com%2Fen-us%2Fnordstrom-rack-beauty-products-brands" rel="nofollow noopener" target="_blank" data-ylk="slk:Nordstrom Rack" class="link rapid-noclick-resp">Nordstrom Rack</a>

Charlotte Tilbury Lip Cheat Lip Liner


British makeup artist to the stars Charlotte Tilbury's bestselling lip liner is a longtime favorite for its long-wear properties and creamy texture.

Charlotte Tilbury Lip Cheat Lip Liner, $, available at Nordstrom Rack
<h2>Drybar Detox Dry Shampoo</h2><br>Extend the life of your blowout (or go <em>one</em> more day without washing) with Drybar's bestselling dry shampoo.<br><br><strong>DryBar</strong> Detox Original Scent Dry Shampoo, $, available at <a href="https://go.skimresources.com?id=30283X879131&xs=1&url=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.nordstromrack.com%2Fs%2Fdrybar-detox-original-scent-dry-shampoo%2F4139999%3Forigin%3Dcategory-personalizedsort%26breadcrumb%3DHome%252FBrands%252FDRYBAR%26color%3D000&sref=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.refinery29.com%2Fen-us%2Fnordstrom-rack-beauty-products-brands" rel="nofollow noopener" target="_blank" data-ylk="slk:Nordstrom Rack" class="link rapid-noclick-resp">Nordstrom Rack</a>

Drybar Detox Dry Shampoo


Extend the life of your blowout (or go one more day without washing) with Drybar's bestselling dry shampoo.

DryBar Detox Original Scent Dry Shampoo, $, available at Nordstrom Rack
<h2>First Aid Beauty Ultra Repair Cream</h2><br>Soothe and hydrate dry, sensitive skin with this luxurious moisturizer for face and body.<br><br><strong>First Aid Beauty</strong> Ultra Repair Cream, $, available at <a href="https://go.skimresources.com?id=30283X879131&xs=1&url=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.nordstromrack.com%2Fs%2Ffirst-aid-beauty-ultra-repair-cream-intense-hydration-face-body-moisturizer%2F5443759%3Forigin%3Dcoordinating-5443759-0-1-ProductPage1_BRAND_BAYESIAN_RR-recbot-also_viewed_graph_rack%26recs_placement%3DProductPage1_BRAND_BAYESIAN_RR%26recs_strategy%3Dalso_viewed_graph_rack%26recs_source%3Drecbot%26recs_page_type%3Dproduct%26recs_seed%3D5443774%26color%3DNO%2520COLOR&sref=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.refinery29.com%2Fen-us%2Fnordstrom-rack-beauty-products-brands" rel="nofollow noopener" target="_blank" data-ylk="slk:Nordstrom Rack" class="link rapid-noclick-resp">Nordstrom Rack</a>

First Aid Beauty Ultra Repair Cream


Soothe and hydrate dry, sensitive skin with this luxurious moisturizer for face and body.

First Aid Beauty Ultra Repair Cream, $, available at Nordstrom Rack
<h2>Burt's Bees Almond Milk Hand Cream</h2><br>For $10, you can beat this gentle hand cream perfect for getting through fall and winter.<br><br><strong>Burt's Bees</strong> Almond Milk Hand Cream, $, available at <a href="https://go.skimresources.com?id=30283X879131&xs=1&url=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.nordstromrack.com%2Fs%2Fburts-bees-almond-milk-hand-cream%2F6063456%3Forigin%3Dcategory-personalizedsort%26breadcrumb%3DHome%252FHoliday%2520Gifts%252FSelf-Care%2520%2526%2520Wellness%2520Gifts%26color%3D250&sref=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.refinery29.com%2Fen-us%2Fnordstrom-rack-beauty-products-brands" rel="nofollow noopener" target="_blank" data-ylk="slk:Nordstrom Rack" class="link rapid-noclick-resp">Nordstrom Rack</a>

Burt's Bees Almond Milk Hand Cream


For $10, you can beat this gentle hand cream perfect for getting through fall and winter.

Burt's Bees Almond Milk Hand Cream, $, available at Nordstrom Rack
<h2>NYX Cosmetics Ultimate Eyeshadow Palette</h2><br>This drugstore eyeshadow palette has an amazing assortment of mattes, shimmers, glitters, and satins — and at an under-$20 price point.<br><br><strong>NYX Cosmetics</strong> Ultimate Eyeshadow Palette, $, available at <a href="https://go.skimresources.com?id=30283X879131&xs=1&url=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.nordstromrack.com%2Fs%2Fnyx-cosmetics-ultimate-eyeshadow-palette-cool-neutrals%2F6135288%3Forigin%3Dcategory-personalizedsort%26breadcrumb%3DHome%252FBrands%252FNYX%2520COSMETICS%26color%3D999&sref=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.refinery29.com%2Fen-us%2Fnordstrom-rack-beauty-products-brands" rel="nofollow noopener" target="_blank" data-ylk="slk:Nordstrom Rack" class="link rapid-noclick-resp">Nordstrom Rack</a>

NYX Cosmetics Ultimate Eyeshadow Palette


This drugstore eyeshadow palette has an amazing assortment of mattes, shimmers, glitters, and satins — and at an under-$20 price point.

NYX Cosmetics Ultimate Eyeshadow Palette, $, available at Nordstrom Rack
<h2>The One By Frederic Fekkai The Uplifting One Volumizing Conditioner</h2><br>This majorly price-slashed conditioner is perfect for adding body and life to <a href="https://www.refinery29.com/en-us/best-shampoos-for-fine-hair" rel="nofollow noopener" target="_blank" data-ylk="slk:fine hair" class="link rapid-noclick-resp">fine hair</a>.<br><br><strong>The One By Frederic Fekkai</strong> The Uplifting One Volumizing Conditioner, $, available at <a href="https://go.skimresources.com?id=30283X879131&xs=1&url=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.nordstromrack.com%2Fs%2Fthe-one-by-frederic-fekkai-the-one-by-frdric-fekkai-the-uplifting-one-volumizing-conditioner%2F5017058%3Forigin%3Dcategory-personalizedsort%26breadcrumb%3DHome%252FBeauty%252FHair%2520Care%252FShampoo%2520%2526%2520Conditioner%26color%3D000&sref=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.refinery29.com%2Fen-us%2Fnordstrom-rack-beauty-products-brands" rel="nofollow noopener" target="_blank" data-ylk="slk:Nordstrom Rack" class="link rapid-noclick-resp">Nordstrom Rack</a>

The One By Frederic Fekkai The Uplifting One Volumizing Conditioner


This majorly price-slashed conditioner is perfect for adding body and life to fine hair.

The One By Frederic Fekkai The Uplifting One Volumizing Conditioner, $, available at Nordstrom Rack
<h2>Murad Invisiscar 60-Day 4-Piece Kit</h2><br>Stubborn acne doesn't stand a chance against Murad's array of breakout-blasting products. <br><br><strong>Murad</strong> Invisiscar 60-Day 4-Piece Kit, $, available at <a href="https://go.skimresources.com?id=30283X879131&xs=1&url=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.nordstromrack.com%2Fs%2Fmurad-invisiscar-60-day-4-piece-kit%2F6036557%3Forigin%3Dcategory-personalizedsort%26breadcrumb%3DHome%252FBrands%252FMURAD%26color%3D400&sref=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.refinery29.com%2Fen-us%2Fnordstrom-rack-beauty-products-brands" rel="nofollow noopener" target="_blank" data-ylk="slk:Nordstrom Rack" class="link rapid-noclick-resp">Nordstrom Rack</a>

Murad Invisiscar 60-Day 4-Piece Kit


Stubborn acne doesn't stand a chance against Murad's array of breakout-blasting products.

Murad Invisiscar 60-Day 4-Piece Kit, $, available at Nordstrom Rack
<h2>Kiehl's Ultra Facial Cleanser</h2><br>This mild gel cleanser is suitable for all skin types, including sensitive. No wonder it's a long-time favorite.<br><br><strong>Kiehl's</strong> Ultra Facial Cleanser, $, available at <a href="https://go.skimresources.com?id=30283X879131&xs=1&url=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.nordstromrack.com%2Fs%2Fkiehls-since-1851-ultra-facial-cleanser%2F2971578%3Forigin%3Dcategory-personalizedsort%26breadcrumb%3DHome%252FHoliday%2520Gifts%252FSelf-Care%2520%2526%2520Wellness%2520Gifts%26color%3D000&sref=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.refinery29.com%2Fen-us%2Fnordstrom-rack-beauty-products-brands" rel="nofollow noopener" target="_blank" data-ylk="slk:Nordstrom Rack" class="link rapid-noclick-resp">Nordstrom Rack</a>

Kiehl's Ultra Facial Cleanser


This mild gel cleanser is suitable for all skin types, including sensitive. No wonder it's a long-time favorite.

Kiehl's Ultra Facial Cleanser, $, available at Nordstrom Rack
<h2>Laura Mercier Caviar Stick Eyeshadow Trio</h2><br>These creamy, blendable shadow sticks are perfect for a quick, effortless glam — no brushes required. <br><br><strong>Laura Mercier</strong> Caviar Stick Eyeshadow Trio, $, available at <a href="https://go.skimresources.com?id=30283X879131&xs=1&url=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.nordstromrack.com%2Fs%2Flaura-mercier-caviar-stick-eyeshadow-trio-nordstrom-exclusive-usd-84-value%2F5865947%3Forigin%3Dcategory-personalizedsort%26breadcrumb%3DHome%252FBeauty%252FBest%2520Sellers%26color%3D000&sref=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.refinery29.com%2Fen-us%2Fnordstrom-rack-beauty-products-brands" rel="nofollow noopener" target="_blank" data-ylk="slk:Nordstrom Rack" class="link rapid-noclick-resp">Nordstrom Rack</a>

Laura Mercier Caviar Stick Eyeshadow Trio


These creamy, blendable shadow sticks are perfect for a quick, effortless glam — no brushes required.

Laura Mercier Caviar Stick Eyeshadow Trio, $, available at Nordstrom Rack
<h2>Kérastase Nutri Thermique Shampoo</h2><br>Boost shine and softness with this nourishing shampoo for dry or damaged strands.<br><br><strong>Kérastase</strong> Nutri Thermique Shampoo, $, available at <a href="https://go.skimresources.com?id=30283X879131&xs=1&url=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.nordstromrack.com%2Fs%2Fkerastase-nutri-thermique-shampoo-8-5-oz%2F6095123%3Forigin%3Dcategory-personalizedsort%26breadcrumb%3DHome%252FBeauty%252FHair%2520Care%252FShampoo%2520%2526%2520Conditioner%26color%3D800&sref=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.refinery29.com%2Fen-us%2Fnordstrom-rack-beauty-products-brands" rel="nofollow noopener" target="_blank" data-ylk="slk:Nordstrom Rack" class="link rapid-noclick-resp">Nordstrom Rack</a>

Kérastase Nutri Thermique Shampoo


Boost shine and softness with this nourishing shampoo for dry or damaged strands.

Kérastase Nutri Thermique Shampoo, $, available at Nordstrom Rack

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