It’s time for another sale roundup!! Presidents’ Day Weekend is about to begin and we are shopping until we drop. These sales from our favorite retailers cover everything from spring styles to home refresh essentials to favorite beauty brands. See our list of Presidents’ Day Weekend sales below.

Frugal and Thriving may earn a small commission via affiliate links in this post. See full disclosure here.

Shop the Sales

Abercrombie & Fitch: Shop 15% off almost everything

Abercrombie & Fitch Kids: Get 30% off almost everything

Academy Sports + Outdoors: Get up to 50% off tons of items!

Adidas: Take up to 65% off with code BIGSALE – don’t forget to sign into your account (it’s free to join) to grab free shipping!

Aerie: Take 25-70% off almost everything, BOGO FREE bikini tops & bottoms, and shop 30-50% off leggings

Aeropostale: Shop 60% off sitewide, plus BOGO FREE jeans and shorts

Amazon: Tons of sales on a variety of items

Anthropologie: Get an extra 40% off sale!!

Ashley Homestore: Shop bedroom deals starting at $59.99, dining room deals starting at $89.99 and living room deals starting at $139.99

Backcountry: Save big with prices up to 60% off!

Bath & Body Works: Shop buy 3, get 3 free on full-size body, skin, and hair care; $14.95 3-wick candles; 5/$27 hand soaps; plus more daily deals!!

BaubleBar: Shop styles up to 80% off

Beauty Brands: Shop 20% off select luxury shampoo & conditioner liters; and take 15% off your regular-priced purchase with code 20685

Bed Bath & Beyond: Shop up to 70% off tons of items!!

Belk: Shop up to 40% off select brands and up to 70% off winter styles

Best Buy: Shop sales on electronics, appliances, and more!

Carter’s: Shop 50% off thousands of styles!!

Cheryl’s Cookies: Enjoy up to 40% off select sweet treats

Columbia: Take an extra 20% off sale styles

DSW: Get $10 off $49, $20 off $99, and $60 off $199 with code SWEETDEAL

Erin Condren: Get up to 50% off 2024 planners and 4/$15 accessories

Express: Grab 40% off everything!!

Fabletics: Shop 80% off everything for VIP’s

Forever 21: Get 50% off everything!!

Francesca’s: Shop 40% off sitewide!

Gap: Get 50% off jeans, tees, sweats, and more!

Gap Factory: Shop 40% off everything plus an extra 10% off

Harry & David: Take up to 40% off select items

Hollister: Get 30% off spring styles and an extra 20% off select styles

Home Depot: Shop deals on all things home and outdoors!

Hot Topic: Take 20% off sitewide

ILoveDooney: Get up to 70% off select styles

IT Cosmetics: Shop up to 50% off must-haves and gift sets and an extra 14% off select items!

JCPenney: Get up to 60% off doorbusters and up to 70% off select mattresses and furniture with code FUTON

J. Crew: Take 30% off your purchase and up to an extra 50% off sale styles with code SHOPNOW

J. Crew Factory: Get 50% off everything!

Kate Spade: Enjoy 30% off your purchase with code BLOOM30

Kirkland’s: Get up to 75% off sitewide plus an extra 25% off with code PRESIDENTS

Kohl’s: Shop up to 40% off active gear for the family, 25% off floorcare, 60% off apparel from Carter’s, and up to 70% off clearance

Levi’s: Get 30% off sitewide!

Loft: Take 40% off full-priced styles

Macy’s: Get 15-60% off home updates, up to 40% off select name brands in fashion, and an extra 10-15% off select sale styles with code REFRESH, plus so much more – free shipping at $25+

Madewell: Get an extra 30% off sale with code EXTRAEXTRA

Michael Kors: Enjoy up to 30% off sale with code EXTRASALE

Nike: Grab up to 40% off select styles

Nordstrom: Shop up to 50% off during the Winter Sale!!

Nordstrom Rack: Take an extra 40% off select items!

Old Navy: Shop new arrivals from $6, select styles for 30% off, and up to 75% off clearance!

OshKosh B’gosh: Take 50% off thousands of styles!!

Pink Lily Boutique: Get 40% off select jeans and sweaters with code OOTD

Pottery Barn/Pottery Barn Kids: Shop up to 50% off!

Rack Room Shoes: Shop BOGO 50% off select styles plus get $15 off $99 with code USA

Reebok: Get 50% off with code OHYEAH

Rugs USA: Take an extra 20% off everything with code USA

Sephora: Shop up to 50% off on top beauty brands

Society 6: Get 40% off flash deals and 20% off everything else!!

Soma: Get 25% off select dresses, 5/$39 panties, and BOGO 50% off select bras

Sperry: Shop up to 60% off select styles

Steve Madden: Grab 25% off with code TREAT

Target: Shop 20% off jeans, tees, and shoes for all; 20% off select bedding and bath items; up to 40% off furniture; and more! (RedCard Holders can grab an additional 5% off your order + free shipping – no minimum)

The Children’s Place: Take an extra 20% off everything with code PRESDAY20 and 80% off clearance, PLUS always free shipping!

Tilly’s: Get up to 30% off sitewide!

Under Armour: Get 40% off UA outlet with code FEB40

Vince Camuto: Take an extra 30% off sales styles for up to 65% off with code EXTRA30

Vera Bradley: Score 25% off your entire purchase!

Walmart: Shop rollbacks on thousands of items – extra low prices on electronics, toys, home, apparel, and more!

Wayfair: Get up to 70% off during the Presidents’ Day Clearance!

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It’s time for another sale roundup!! Presidents’ Day Weekend is about to begin and we are shopping until we drop. These sales from our favorite retailers cover everything from spring styles to home refresh essentials to favorite beauty brands. See our list of Presidents’ Day Weekend sales below.

Frugal and Thriving may earn a small commission via affiliate links in this post. See full disclosure here.

Shop the Sales

Abercrombie & Fitch: Shop 15% off almost everything

Abercrombie & Fitch Kids: Get 30% off almost everything

Academy Sports + Outdoors: Get up to 50% off tons of items!

Adidas: Take up to 65% off with code BIGSALE – don’t forget to sign into your account (it’s free to join) to grab free shipping!

Aerie: Take 25-70% off almost everything, BOGO FREE bikini tops & bottoms, and shop 30-50% off leggings

Aeropostale: Shop 60% off sitewide, plus BOGO FREE jeans and shorts

Amazon: Tons of sales on a variety of items

Anthropologie: Get an extra 40% off sale!!

Ashley Homestore: Shop bedroom deals starting at $59.99, dining room deals starting at $89.99 and living room deals starting at $139.99

Backcountry: Save big with prices up to 60% off!

Bath & Body Works: Shop buy 3, get 3 free on full-size body, skin, and hair care; $14.95 3-wick candles; 5/$27 hand soaps; plus more daily deals!!

BaubleBar: Shop styles up to 80% off

Beauty Brands: Shop 20% off select luxury shampoo & conditioner liters; and take 15% off your regular-priced purchase with code 20685

Bed Bath & Beyond: Shop up to 70% off tons of items!!

Belk: Shop up to 40% off select brands and up to 70% off winter styles

Best Buy: Shop sales on electronics, appliances, and more!

Carter’s: Shop 50% off thousands of styles!!

Cheryl’s Cookies: Enjoy up to 40% off select sweet treats

Columbia: Take an extra 20% off sale styles

DSW: Get $10 off $49, $20 off $99, and $60 off $199 with code SWEETDEAL

Erin Condren: Get up to 50% off 2024 planners and 4/$15 accessories

Express: Grab 40% off everything!!

Fabletics: Shop 80% off everything for VIP’s

Forever 21: Get 50% off everything!!

Francesca’s: Shop 40% off sitewide!

Gap: Get 50% off jeans, tees, sweats, and more!

Gap Factory: Shop 40% off everything plus an extra 10% off

Harry & David: Take up to 40% off select items

Hollister: Get 30% off spring styles and an extra 20% off select styles

Home Depot: Shop deals on all things home and outdoors!

Hot Topic: Take 20% off sitewide

ILoveDooney: Get up to 70% off select styles

IT Cosmetics: Shop up to 50% off must-haves and gift sets and an extra 14% off select items!

JCPenney: Get up to 60% off doorbusters and up to 70% off select mattresses and furniture with code FUTON

J. Crew: Take 30% off your purchase and up to an extra 50% off sale styles with code SHOPNOW

J. Crew Factory: Get 50% off everything!

Kate Spade: Enjoy 30% off your purchase with code BLOOM30

Kirkland’s: Get up to 75% off sitewide plus an extra 25% off with code PRESIDENTS

Kohl’s: Shop up to 40% off active gear for the family, 25% off floorcare, 60% off apparel from Carter’s, and up to 70% off clearance

Levi’s: Get 30% off sitewide!

Loft: Take 40% off full-priced styles

Macy’s: Get 15-60% off home updates, up to 40% off select name brands in fashion, and an extra 10-15% off select sale styles with code REFRESH, plus so much more – free shipping at $25+

Madewell: Get an extra 30% off sale with code EXTRAEXTRA

Michael Kors: Enjoy up to 30% off sale with code EXTRASALE

Nike: Grab up to 40% off select styles

Nordstrom: Shop up to 50% off during the Winter Sale!!

Nordstrom Rack: Take an extra 40% off select items!

Old Navy: Shop new arrivals from $6, select styles for 30% off, and up to 75% off clearance!

OshKosh B’gosh: Take 50% off thousands of styles!!

Pink Lily Boutique: Get 40% off select jeans and sweaters with code OOTD

Pottery Barn/Pottery Barn Kids: Shop up to 50% off!

Rack Room Shoes: Shop BOGO 50% off select styles plus get $15 off $99 with code USA

Reebok: Get 50% off with code OHYEAH

Rugs USA: Take an extra 20% off everything with code USA

Sephora: Shop up to 50% off on top beauty brands

Society 6: Get 40% off flash deals and 20% off everything else!!

Soma: Get 25% off select dresses, 5/$39 panties, and BOGO 50% off select bras

Sperry: Shop up to 60% off select styles

Steve Madden: Grab 25% off with code TREAT

Target: Shop 20% off jeans, tees, and shoes for all; 20% off select bedding and bath items; up to 40% off furniture; and more! (RedCard Holders can grab an additional 5% off your order + free shipping – no minimum)

The Children’s Place: Take an extra 20% off everything with code PRESDAY20 and 80% off clearance, PLUS always free shipping!

Tilly’s: Get up to 30% off sitewide!

Under Armour: Get 40% off UA outlet with code FEB40

Vince Camuto: Take an extra 30% off sales styles for up to 65% off with code EXTRA30

Vera Bradley: Score 25% off your entire purchase!

Walmart: Shop rollbacks on thousands of items – extra low prices on electronics, toys, home, apparel, and more!

Wayfair: Get up to 70% off during the Presidents’ Day Clearance!

Activewear is so great because you don’t even have to be a workout fanatic to enjoy it! Putting on a pair of nice leggings with a comfy sports bra and stylish workout top is a great way to feel cozy while looking like you’re not a slouch! No one will know if you just came from a two-hour gym sesh or a two-hour Netflix binge, and that’s a beautiful thing. This active gear from Athleta is buttery soft and so stinkin’ cute, you’ll want to live in it! See our activewear from Athleta roundup below.

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Sports Bra | Leggings

This white sports bra with blue-green leggings feels like spring! Hit the gym in ultimate style AND comfort with this look.

Sports Bra | Leggings | Jacket

For chillier days or your post-workout smoothie, throw on this light zip-up jacket with ruching detail.

Sports Bra | Leggings | Tee

Who doesn’t love a good old tee-and-leggings combo?? You can rock this look for your fitness class or a day of getting things done!

Sports Bra | Leggings

All black everything! This slimming shade looks classic in the simple sports bra and leggings pairing.

Tank | Leggings | Jacket

I love green and black together, and this tank and leggings set with a slim-fit jacket is versatile and fashion-forward.

Tank | Leggings | Jacket

If bright white is more your vibe, swap out the black jacket for this super cozy white hoodie version.

Tank | Leggings

And if it’s one of those glorious warmer spring days, don the tank and leggings set alone and get out for a bike ride or refreshing walk.

Sports Bra | Leggings | Tunic Top

These deep purple flare leggings paired with a matching tunic top is such a cozy look. The top has an open back so if you pair it with a pretty sports bra (like below), it makes for a great spring outfit!

Sports Bra | Leggings

A pink and purple is reminiscent of all those gorgeous flowers that will be blooming soon! This soft, feminine combo is the perfect balance of spring and winter.

Sports Bra | Leggings

Here comes the sun!! Bring on the bright yellow for those days of warm sunshine!

Sports Bra | Leggings | Tank

A gray tank with your yellow leggings and sports bra set is a more conservative look for the gym, or for those days you have to run errands after your workout.

Sports Bra | Leggings | Pullover

And if it’s still bit chilly out but you want to embody our vital life source, grab your yellow set and then throw on this beige pullover which is super cute and also very comfy.

wake up and workout title on light box surface surrounded by colorful sport equipment

Activewear is so great because you don’t even have to be a workout fanatic to enjoy it! Putting on a pair of nice leggings with a comfy sports bra and stylish workout top is a great way to feel cozy while looking like you’re not a slouch! No one will know if you just came from a two-hour gym sesh or a two-hour Netflix binge, and that’s a beautiful thing. This active gear from Athleta is buttery soft and so stinkin’ cute, you’ll want to live in it! See our activewear from Athleta roundup below.

Frugal and Thriving may earn a small commission via affiliate links in this post. See full disclosure here.

Sports Bra | Leggings

This white sports bra with blue-green leggings feels like spring! Hit the gym in ultimate style AND comfort with this look.

Sports Bra | Leggings | Jacket

For chillier days or your post-workout smoothie, throw on this light zip-up jacket with ruching detail.

Sports Bra | Leggings | Tee

Who doesn’t love a good old tee-and-leggings combo?? You can rock this look for your fitness class or a day of getting things done!

Sports Bra | Leggings

All black everything! This slimming shade looks classic in the simple sports bra and leggings pairing.

Tank | Leggings | Jacket

I love green and black together, and this tank and leggings set with a slim-fit jacket is versatile and fashion-forward.

Tank | Leggings | Jacket

If bright white is more your vibe, swap out the black jacket for this super cozy white hoodie version.

Tank | Leggings

And if it’s one of those glorious warmer spring days, don the tank and leggings set alone and get out for a bike ride or refreshing walk.

Sports Bra | Leggings | Tunic Top

These deep purple flare leggings paired with a matching tunic top is such a cozy look. The top has an open back so if you pair it with a pretty sports bra (like below), it makes for a great spring outfit!

Sports Bra | Leggings

A pink and purple is reminiscent of all those gorgeous flowers that will be blooming soon! This soft, feminine combo is the perfect balance of spring and winter.

Sports Bra | Leggings

Here comes the sun!! Bring on the bright yellow for those days of warm sunshine!

Sports Bra | Leggings | Tank

A gray tank with your yellow leggings and sports bra set is a more conservative look for the gym, or for those days you have to run errands after your workout.

Sports Bra | Leggings | Pullover

And if it’s still bit chilly out but you want to embody our vital life source, grab your yellow set and then throw on this beige pullover which is super cute and also very comfy.

We’re in the longggg days of winter and if you’re like us, you’re doing the countdown to spring and warm weather. If you’re really lucky, you might even have a pretty awesome vacation planned for the near future. For those lucky ducks, getting a few new pieces to rock on your trip always adds to the excitement! These vacation looks from Old Navy will spice up your vacay wardrobe without breaking the bank (because trips can be expensive, we know). See our inspiration below.

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This pretty in pink look is perfect for a day at the beach!! Grab your lightest linen clothes, a one-piece suit that’s great for swimming, and your sun hat, then throw on your flip flops and fill your tote with your beach day essentials, and get ready to enjoy a day in the sun and surf!

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This sunny look is great for a day out exploring! Put on your brightest bathing suit, throw on a gorgeous floral dress and woven sandals to add some style, and then grab your jean jacket and sun hat….you’re ready for adventure!

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This cozy vacay look is perfect for those days when you just want to relax, and maybe do a bit of walking around. A tee with jean shorts over a stylish yet comfy bathing suit is ideal for any situation, and your pullover and glitter flip flops can carry you from day to night.

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This breezy vacation look is great for a morning at the pool followed by a nice lunch out on the town! This floral-print bathing suit looks great paired with a leaf-print coverup when you’re lounging by the pool, then put on a simple tank with striped linen pants and your espadrille sandals for your lunch date!

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If you’re active on the internet, you’ve probably seen the brand Elemis somewhere on any number of your social media feeds. What is Elemis and why is everyone using it? Elemis is an innovative skin wellness brand that believes in “truth in beauty” and focuses on delivering proven results. It’s true that the products tend to fall on the pricier side of the budget line, so we wanted to know, “is it really what it’s made out to be and is it really worth the money?” Our girl Kristy decided to jump on the bandwagon (in the name of research, of course!!) and embarked on a 30-day journey to see if the hype was real. Here is what happened from her point of view. **Please note: all of these images are unaltered and unfiltered!!

The Products

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Starting and sticking with a new routine has always been an issue for me, but as I creep into turning 40, I’ve noticed my skin transforming and that’s something I am NOT okay with letting go. The Elemis Pro-Collagen Collection uses hydrating ingredients from the sea to give you a more youthful-looking complexion. Always looking for ways to smooth any fine lines and add plumpness to my skin, I decided this sounded like a good collection to try. I grabbed a cleanser, toner, eye mask, serum, hydrating oil, and a moisturizer for daytime and nighttime.

The Routine

This nourishing pro-collagen cleansing balm removes dirt and makeup gently while simultaneously hydrating and soothing. It’s made with essential oils that really leave my skin soft and glow-y. I used this every morning and night and at first I thought it was strange how I just slab it on my face and then add water, but secretly I became obsessed. I used my PMD Beauty scrubber to really allow my skin to absorb the product. You could use your favorite tool as well, but this brush is specifically made to lift, tone, and firm skin, and it’s become a favorite of mine!

After cleansing, I used the soothing apricot toner to refresh my skin and help balance pH levels. Toner is a step of the skin care routine that a lot of people skip (myself included, before this journey), but I realize how important it actually is! Toning helps to hydrate the skin and assists in the absorption of moisturizers. This apricot toner is great for sensitive skin (and has such a clean, fruity scent!!) – just spritz a little on a cotton round and gently wipe over your face and neck (avoiding the delicate eye area).

These dynamic resurfacing pads are amazing for exfoliation!! They’re gentle but effective, and have such a relaxing scent…I feel like I’m at a spa while I use them. The enzymes, lactic acid, and probiotics help to get rid of dead skin cells, leaving my skin bright and fresh. Just take a pad and wipe in a circular motion over your face and neck (you can use morning and night).

This dynamic resurfacing peel instantly improves radiance, texture and clarity and also hydrates skin. It’s a two-part product that actually accelerates natural cell renewal!! You can use this twice weekly to improve the look of discoloration, visible pores and age spots. Apply three drops of Phase 1 to the skin, avoiding the eye and lip areas, and let sit for about 15 minutes before rinsing off. **Note: you may feel a slight tingling – this is normal and means the peel is doing its job, but wash off if it becomes uncomfortable. Then massage three drops of Phase 2 into skin until it’s fully absorbed.

Once I’ve cleansed, toned, and exfoliated, I take my handy-dandy PMD wand and use the rose quartz warming crystal (the BEST part of this tool…soooo wonderful!) to really help with product absorption. I use it to apply the pro-collagen quartz lift serum. This serum firms and smooths skin, giving you the appearance of younger looking skin almost instantly. You can use this morning and evening. Pump a little into your hands and smooth it over your face and neck (again, avoiding the eye area).

I use this pro-collagen eye revive mask at night only, to really let it soak in and work its magic. It’s infused with serums so it helps with puffiness and dark circles. With raising two young kids, running a business, and having a household to take care of, this eye mask has been a miracle! My eyes look bright and refreshed even if I barely got any sleep. Under-eye bags be gone! Take a small amount (about a pea-sized drop) and gently dab under and around your eyes – it’s instantly cooling and feels so nice.

This pro-collagen marine oil is super lightweight and revitalizing. I use it at night before I moisturize if I want an extra boost of hydration. It also helps with the appearance of fine lines and wrinkles and gives my skin a refreshing glow. Take a few drops and massage them over your face and neck for soft and radiant skin.

Last but certainly not least, I moisturize! For the mornings, I use the pro-collagen marine cream. Let’s just say it’s award-winning for a reason…it’s super moisturizing yet weightless and makes my skin feel instantly rejuvenated. At night, I use the pro-collagen oxygenating night cream which is more rich and nourishing. When I wake up, my skin is so hydrated and feels like it has some life to it again – it feels as firm as it did when I was 20!

To sum it up, my morning and night skincare routines are as follows:

Morning Routine

Night Routine

The Transformation

After using these products religiously for a month, my skin feels wayyyy more hydrated and firm, and looks brighter and tighter! It did take my skin about two weeks to get comfortable with all of this washing and using the new products, but after it adjusted and I continued to keep up with the routine, it was definitely worth the extra time I took for myself. Also, I’ll be the first to admit that washing my face or cleaning my makeup off before bed was never a priority (I know – don’t kill me), but I now understand how important it is. With this new routine, I made it a priority to do so and I can’t believe the difference it’s made in how my skin feels when I wake up. 

I took a photo once a week to watch the transformation. When I started, my skin felt dry and tired, and I noticed a dullness to my complexion. After the 30-day journey, I can visibly see a difference with my skin tone. I have that dewy brightness and I notice less of the fine lines I saw previously. My skin feels more youthful and looks more radiant!

The Verdict

So…will I continue to use these products? Absolutely. Are they worth the money? Yes! When it comes to skin care, I feel like this is the one area I am willing to splurge a little to get the results I’m really looking for. My day 1 to day 29 transformation says it all – happy, healthy skin is worth any price!!

**UPDATE**

Here is a photo from my 60-day journey and let me tell you – I didn’t think my results could get any better after 30 days but boy was I wrong! I’ve added a few new steps to my routine (the resurfacing peel and the resurfacing pads), and I can’t believe how my skin is still transforming. I feel so radiant and I rarely wear makeup these days which is so refreshing…I love rocking this natural beauty!! Feeling comfortable in your skin is such an amazing thing – I’m so grateful for these products and I’m thrilled I started this journey!

While dishing out for all of the products I use may be a little much, I would HIGHLY recommend the cleansing balm, toner, and both of the moisturizers. These are my must-haves and have made all the difference in my new skin care routine. OR – check out this starter kit and grab trial-sized products if you’re not ready to commit to the full-sized products!

Shop the Collection

Dynamic Resurfacing Peel
Dynamic Resurfacing Peel
Dynamic Resurfacing Pads
Dynamic Resurfacing Pads
Starter Kit
Starter Kit
Oxygenating Night Cream
Oxygenating Night Cream
Marine Day Cream
Marine Day Cream
Marine Oil
Marine Oil
Eye Revive Mask
Eye Revive Mask
Quartz Lift Serum
Quartz Lift Serum
Soothing Apricot Toner
Soothing Apricot Toner
PMD Cleansing Wand
PMD Cleansing Wand
Elemis Cleansing Balm
Elemis Cleansing Balm
Dynamic Resurfacing Peel
Dynamic Resurfacing Peel
Dynamic Resurfacing Pads
Dynamic Resurfacing Pads
Starter Kit
Starter Kit
Oxygenating Night Cream
Oxygenating Night Cream
Marine Day Cream
Marine Day Cream
Marine Oil
Marine Oil
Eye Revive Mask
Eye Revive Mask
Quartz Lift Serum
Quartz Lift Serum
Soothing Apricot Toner
Soothing Apricot Toner
PMD Cleansing Wand
PMD Cleansing Wand
Elemis Cleansing Balm
Elemis Cleansing Balm

Elemis for Men

Healthy skin isn’t just for women!! Elemis now has a revitalizing, refreshing skincare line exclusively for men. With a face wash, moisturizer, and shave gel, these products will help him get soft, smooth skin. Grab this as a gift for any man in your life…he’ll definitely appreciate it!

If you’re active on the internet, you’ve probably seen the brand Elemis somewhere on any number of your social media feeds. What is Elemis and why is everyone using it? Elemis is an innovative skin wellness brand that believes in “truth in beauty” and focuses on delivering proven results. It’s true that the products tend to fall on the pricier side of the budget line, so we wanted to know, “is it really what it’s made out to be and is it really worth the money?” Our girl Kristy decided to jump on the bandwagon (in the name of research, of course!!) and embarked on a 30-day journey to see if the hype was real. Here is what happened from her point of view. **Please note: all of these images are unaltered and unfiltered!!

The Products

Frugal and Thriving may earn a small commission via affiliate links in this post. See full disclosure here.

Starting and sticking with a new routine has always been an issue for me, but as I creep into turning 40, I’ve noticed my skin transforming and that’s something I am NOT okay with letting go. The Elemis Pro-Collagen Collection uses hydrating ingredients from the sea to give you a more youthful-looking complexion. Always looking for ways to smooth any fine lines and add plumpness to my skin, I decided this sounded like a good collection to try. I grabbed a cleanser, toner, eye mask, serum, hydrating oil, and a moisturizer for daytime and nighttime.

The Routine

This nourishing pro-collagen cleansing balm removes dirt and makeup gently while simultaneously hydrating and soothing. It’s made with essential oils that really leave my skin soft and glow-y. I used this every morning and night and at first I thought it was strange how I just slab it on my face and then add water, but secretly I became obsessed. I used my PMD Beauty scrubber to really allow my skin to absorb the product. You could use your favorite tool as well, but this brush is specifically made to lift, tone, and firm skin, and it’s become a favorite of mine!

After cleansing, I used the soothing apricot toner to refresh my skin and help balance pH levels. Toner is a step of the skin care routine that a lot of people skip (myself included, before this journey), but I realize how important it actually is! Toning helps to hydrate the skin and assists in the absorption of moisturizers. This apricot toner is great for sensitive skin (and has such a clean, fruity scent!!) – just spritz a little on a cotton round and gently wipe over your face and neck (avoiding the delicate eye area).

These dynamic resurfacing pads are amazing for exfoliation!! They’re gentle but effective, and have such a relaxing scent…I feel like I’m at a spa while I use them. The enzymes, lactic acid, and probiotics help to get rid of dead skin cells, leaving my skin bright and fresh. Just take a pad and wipe in a circular motion over your face and neck (you can use morning and night).

This dynamic resurfacing peel instantly improves radiance, texture and clarity and also hydrates skin. It’s a two-part product that actually accelerates natural cell renewal!! You can use this twice weekly to improve the look of discoloration, visible pores and age spots. Apply three drops of Phase 1 to the skin, avoiding the eye and lip areas, and let sit for about 15 minutes before rinsing off. **Note: you may feel a slight tingling – this is normal and means the peel is doing its job, but wash off if it becomes uncomfortable. Then massage three drops of Phase 2 into skin until it’s fully absorbed.

Once I’ve cleansed, toned, and exfoliated, I take my handy-dandy PMD wand and use the rose quartz warming crystal (the BEST part of this tool…soooo wonderful!) to really help with product absorption. I use it to apply the pro-collagen quartz lift serum. This serum firms and smooths skin, giving you the appearance of younger looking skin almost instantly. You can use this morning and evening. Pump a little into your hands and smooth it over your face and neck (again, avoiding the eye area).

I use this pro-collagen eye revive mask at night only, to really let it soak in and work its magic. It’s infused with serums so it helps with puffiness and dark circles. With raising two young kids, running a business, and having a household to take care of, this eye mask has been a miracle! My eyes look bright and refreshed even if I barely got any sleep. Under-eye bags be gone! Take a small amount (about a pea-sized drop) and gently dab under and around your eyes – it’s instantly cooling and feels so nice.

This pro-collagen marine oil is super lightweight and revitalizing. I use it at night before I moisturize if I want an extra boost of hydration. It also helps with the appearance of fine lines and wrinkles and gives my skin a refreshing glow. Take a few drops and massage them over your face and neck for soft and radiant skin.

Last but certainly not least, I moisturize! For the mornings, I use the pro-collagen marine cream. Let’s just say it’s award-winning for a reason…it’s super moisturizing yet weightless and makes my skin feel instantly rejuvenated. At night, I use the pro-collagen oxygenating night cream which is more rich and nourishing. When I wake up, my skin is so hydrated and feels like it has some life to it again – it feels as firm as it did when I was 20!

To sum it up, my morning and night skincare routines are as follows:

Morning Routine

Night Routine

The Transformation

After using these products religiously for a month, my skin feels wayyyy more hydrated and firm, and looks brighter and tighter! It did take my skin about two weeks to get comfortable with all of this washing and using the new products, but after it adjusted and I continued to keep up with the routine, it was definitely worth the extra time I took for myself. Also, I’ll be the first to admit that washing my face or cleaning my makeup off before bed was never a priority (I know – don’t kill me), but I now understand how important it is. With this new routine, I made it a priority to do so and I can’t believe the difference it’s made in how my skin feels when I wake up. 

I took a photo once a week to watch the transformation. When I started, my skin felt dry and tired, and I noticed a dullness to my complexion. After the 30-day journey, I can visibly see a difference with my skin tone. I have that dewy brightness and I notice less of the fine lines I saw previously. My skin feels more youthful and looks more radiant!

The Verdict

So…will I continue to use these products? Absolutely. Are they worth the money? Yes! When it comes to skin care, I feel like this is the one area I am willing to splurge a little to get the results I’m really looking for. My day 1 to day 29 transformation says it all – happy, healthy skin is worth any price!!

**UPDATE**

Here is a photo from my 60-day journey and let me tell you – I didn’t think my results could get any better after 30 days but boy was I wrong! I’ve added a few new steps to my routine (the resurfacing peel and the resurfacing pads), and I can’t believe how my skin is still transforming. I feel so radiant and I rarely wear makeup these days which is so refreshing…I love rocking this natural beauty!! Feeling comfortable in your skin is such an amazing thing – I’m so grateful for these products and I’m thrilled I started this journey!

While dishing out for all of the products I use may be a little much, I would HIGHLY recommend the cleansing balm, toner, and both of the moisturizers. These are my must-haves and have made all the difference in my new skin care routine. OR – check out this starter kit and grab trial-sized products if you’re not ready to commit to the full-sized products!

Shop the Collection

Dynamic Resurfacing Peel
Dynamic Resurfacing Peel
Dynamic Resurfacing Pads
Dynamic Resurfacing Pads
Starter Kit
Starter Kit
Oxygenating Night Cream
Oxygenating Night Cream
Marine Day Cream
Marine Day Cream
Marine Oil
Marine Oil
Eye Revive Mask
Eye Revive Mask
Quartz Lift Serum
Quartz Lift Serum
Soothing Apricot Toner
Soothing Apricot Toner
PMD Cleansing Wand
PMD Cleansing Wand
Elemis Cleansing Balm
Elemis Cleansing Balm
Dynamic Resurfacing Peel
Dynamic Resurfacing Peel
Dynamic Resurfacing Pads
Dynamic Resurfacing Pads
Starter Kit
Starter Kit
Oxygenating Night Cream
Oxygenating Night Cream
Marine Day Cream
Marine Day Cream
Marine Oil
Marine Oil
Eye Revive Mask
Eye Revive Mask
Quartz Lift Serum
Quartz Lift Serum
Soothing Apricot Toner
Soothing Apricot Toner
PMD Cleansing Wand
PMD Cleansing Wand
Elemis Cleansing Balm
Elemis Cleansing Balm

Elemis for Men

Healthy skin isn’t just for women!! Elemis now has a revitalizing, refreshing skincare line exclusively for men. With a face wash, moisturizer, and shave gel, these products will help him get soft, smooth skin. Grab this as a gift for any man in your life…he’ll definitely appreciate it!

If you’re active on the internet, you’ve probably seen the brand Elemis somewhere on any number of your social media feeds. What is Elemis and why is everyone using it? Elemis is an innovative skin wellness brand that believes in “truth in beauty” and focuses on delivering proven results. It’s true that the products tend to fall on the pricier side of the budget line, so we wanted to know, “is it really what it’s made out to be and is it really worth the money?” Our girl Kristy decided to jump on the bandwagon (in the name of research, of course!!) and embarked on a 30-day journey to see if the hype was real. Here is what happened from her point of view. **Please note: all of these images are unaltered and unfiltered!!

The Products

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Starting and sticking with a new routine has always been an issue for me, but as I creep into turning 40, I’ve noticed my skin transforming and that’s something I am NOT okay with letting go. The Elemis Pro-Collagen Collection uses hydrating ingredients from the sea to give you a more youthful-looking complexion. Always looking for ways to smooth any fine lines and add plumpness to my skin, I decided this sounded like a good collection to try. I grabbed a cleanser, toner, eye mask, serum, hydrating oil, and a moisturizer for daytime and nighttime.

The Routine

This nourishing pro-collagen cleansing balm removes dirt and makeup gently while simultaneously hydrating and soothing. It’s made with essential oils that really leave my skin soft and glow-y. I used this every morning and night and at first I thought it was strange how I just slab it on my face and then add water, but secretly I became obsessed. I used my PMD Beauty scrubber to really allow my skin to absorb the product. You could use your favorite tool as well, but this brush is specifically made to lift, tone, and firm skin, and it’s become a favorite of mine!

After cleansing, I used the soothing apricot toner to refresh my skin and help balance pH levels. Toner is a step of the skin care routine that a lot of people skip (myself included, before this journey), but I realize how important it actually is! Toning helps to hydrate the skin and assists in the absorption of moisturizers. This apricot toner is great for sensitive skin (and has such a clean, fruity scent!!) – just spritz a little on a cotton round and gently wipe over your face and neck (avoiding the delicate eye area).

These dynamic resurfacing pads are amazing for exfoliation!! They’re gentle but effective, and have such a relaxing scent…I feel like I’m at a spa while I use them. The enzymes, lactic acid, and probiotics help to get rid of dead skin cells, leaving my skin bright and fresh. Just take a pad and wipe in a circular motion over your face and neck (you can use morning and night).

This dynamic resurfacing peel instantly improves radiance, texture and clarity and also hydrates skin. It’s a two-part product that actually accelerates natural cell renewal!! You can use this twice weekly to improve the look of discoloration, visible pores and age spots. Apply three drops of Phase 1 to the skin, avoiding the eye and lip areas, and let sit for about 15 minutes before rinsing off. **Note: you may feel a slight tingling – this is normal and means the peel is doing its job, but wash off if it becomes uncomfortable. Then massage three drops of Phase 2 into skin until it’s fully absorbed.

Once I’ve cleansed, toned, and exfoliated, I take my handy-dandy PMD wand and use the rose quartz warming crystal (the BEST part of this tool…soooo wonderful!) to really help with product absorption. I use it to apply the pro-collagen quartz lift serum. This serum firms and smooths skin, giving you the appearance of younger looking skin almost instantly. You can use this morning and evening. Pump a little into your hands and smooth it over your face and neck (again, avoiding the eye area).

I use this pro-collagen eye revive mask at night only, to really let it soak in and work its magic. It’s infused with serums so it helps with puffiness and dark circles. With raising two young kids, running a business, and having a household to take care of, this eye mask has been a miracle! My eyes look bright and refreshed even if I barely got any sleep. Under-eye bags be gone! Take a small amount (about a pea-sized drop) and gently dab under and around your eyes – it’s instantly cooling and feels so nice.

This pro-collagen marine oil is super lightweight and revitalizing. I use it at night before I moisturize if I want an extra boost of hydration. It also helps with the appearance of fine lines and wrinkles and gives my skin a refreshing glow. Take a few drops and massage them over your face and neck for soft and radiant skin.

Last but certainly not least, I moisturize! For the mornings, I use the pro-collagen marine cream. Let’s just say it’s award-winning for a reason…it’s super moisturizing yet weightless and makes my skin feel instantly rejuvenated. At night, I use the pro-collagen oxygenating night cream which is more rich and nourishing. When I wake up, my skin is so hydrated and feels like it has some life to it again – it feels as firm as it did when I was 20!

To sum it up, my morning and night skincare routines are as follows:

Morning Routine

Night Routine

The Transformation

After using these products religiously for a month, my skin feels wayyyy more hydrated and firm, and looks brighter and tighter! It did take my skin about two weeks to get comfortable with all of this washing and using the new products, but after it adjusted and I continued to keep up with the routine, it was definitely worth the extra time I took for myself. Also, I’ll be the first to admit that washing my face or cleaning my makeup off before bed was never a priority (I know – don’t kill me), but I now understand how important it is. With this new routine, I made it a priority to do so and I can’t believe the difference it’s made in how my skin feels when I wake up. 

I took a photo once a week to watch the transformation. When I started, my skin felt dry and tired, and I noticed a dullness to my complexion. After the 30-day journey, I can visibly see a difference with my skin tone. I have that dewy brightness and I notice less of the fine lines I saw previously. My skin feels more youthful and looks more radiant!

The Verdict

So…will I continue to use these products? Absolutely. Are they worth the money? Yes! When it comes to skin care, I feel like this is the one area I am willing to splurge a little to get the results I’m really looking for. My day 1 to day 29 transformation says it all – happy, healthy skin is worth any price!!

**UPDATE**

Here is a photo from my 60-day journey and let me tell you – I didn’t think my results could get any better after 30 days but boy was I wrong! I’ve added a few new steps to my routine (the resurfacing peel and the resurfacing pads), and I can’t believe how my skin is still transforming. I feel so radiant and I rarely wear makeup these days which is so refreshing…I love rocking this natural beauty!! Feeling comfortable in your skin is such an amazing thing – I’m so grateful for these products and I’m thrilled I started this journey!

While dishing out for all of the products I use may be a little much, I would HIGHLY recommend the cleansing balm, toner, and both of the moisturizers. These are my must-haves and have made all the difference in my new skin care routine. OR – check out this starter kit and grab trial-sized products if you’re not ready to commit to the full-sized products!

Shop the Collection

Dynamic Resurfacing Peel
Dynamic Resurfacing Peel
Dynamic Resurfacing Pads
Dynamic Resurfacing Pads
Starter Kit
Starter Kit
Oxygenating Night Cream
Oxygenating Night Cream
Marine Day Cream
Marine Day Cream
Marine Oil
Marine Oil
Eye Revive Mask
Eye Revive Mask
Quartz Lift Serum
Quartz Lift Serum
Soothing Apricot Toner
Soothing Apricot Toner
PMD Cleansing Wand
PMD Cleansing Wand
Elemis Cleansing Balm
Elemis Cleansing Balm
Dynamic Resurfacing Peel
Dynamic Resurfacing Peel
Dynamic Resurfacing Pads
Dynamic Resurfacing Pads
Starter Kit
Starter Kit
Oxygenating Night Cream
Oxygenating Night Cream
Marine Day Cream
Marine Day Cream
Marine Oil
Marine Oil
Eye Revive Mask
Eye Revive Mask
Quartz Lift Serum
Quartz Lift Serum
Soothing Apricot Toner
Soothing Apricot Toner
PMD Cleansing Wand
PMD Cleansing Wand
Elemis Cleansing Balm
Elemis Cleansing Balm

Elemis for Men

Healthy skin isn’t just for women!! Elemis now has a revitalizing, refreshing skincare line exclusively for men. With a face wash, moisturizer, and shave gel, these products will help him get soft, smooth skin. Grab this as a gift for any man in your life…he’ll definitely appreciate it!