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The very best places to buy makeup online in Australia

Makeup addicts, rejoice! Here are the top 13 sites to satisfy all your cosmetics and beauty needs.

Buying makeup over the counter can be an expensive and troublesome experience. Shopping online is convenient, hassle-free and who doesn’t love coming home to a parcel waiting to be opened?

But with so many reputable online retailers out there, which one should you go to for some online retail therapy? We narrow down the top 12 for your pleasure, with exclusive coupons to help you save while you indulge.

You may have heard of some of these retailers before but we all know that when it comes to shopping, the more choices we have, the better.

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Buy your favourite brands or check out up-and-coming artists when you shop at global beauty giant Sephora.

  • Wide range of makeup, tools and skincare products to choose from
  • 30-day exchange policy if you are not 100% satisfied with your purchase
  • Sign up for Sephora’s Beauty Pass program and enjoy discounts, access to brand launches and other perks.

Shop Sephora

Sephora discount codes and sales makeup lipstick bite instagram - edited carries over 8000 haircare, skincare and cosmetic products with a lowest price guarantee and free delivery within Australia.

  • Professional, top-quality products from over 120 trusted brands
  • Price match and money back guarantee
  • 120 days hassle-free returns

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Skincarestore provides quality skincare and cosmetics from classic and emerging beauty brands worldwide.

  • Over 120 brands and 2000 beauty and skincare products to choose from
  • Detailed product descriptions and ingredients lists so you know exactly what you are buying
  • No fuss returns within 14 days of purchase

Shop Skincarestore

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Alive Skin + Hair

Alive Skin + Hair stocks a wide variety of makeup to suit any look and guarantees authenticity, freshness and excellent service with every purchase.

  • Professional skin care experts available to help you with completing your order and also to answer any skincare questions you may have
  • Same day or next business day dispatch so you can get your goodies quickly
  • Earn points with each purchase or review you make and redeem them for future purchases

Shop Alive Skin + Hair

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Buying makeup shouldn’t cost you an arm and leg. And it won’t when you shop discount skincare, makeup and other beauty products from StrawberryNET.

  • Over 33,000 products from 800 brands
  • Check out daily specials and other exclusive discounts on your favourite brands
  • Three month return policy from date of purchase

Shop StrawberryNET

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David Jones

Shop at David Jones and experience their world-class customer service, along with the wide range of international and local brands in beauty and skincare.

  • Flexible, fuss-free return policy
  • Price match guarantee on national and international brands
  • Click and Collect option available

Shop David Jones

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Cosme-De ships a variety of cosmetic and skincare products worldwide. Their easy-to-use website and unique promotional packages make for a unique shopping experience.

  • 100% genuine products from a wide range of brands
  • 30 day money back guarantee
  • Check out special bundle packages to enjoy more savings

Shop Cosme-De

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Priceline has been a go-to for many Australian women since 1982 and it’s easy to see why. They have the latest beauty ranges at competitive prices, with attentive and professional service.

  • The Priceline website is easy to use and full of practical information and beauty tips
  • 30 day return policy
  • Earn points when you shop by signing up to the Sister Club

Shop Priceline

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Nourished Life

For all-natural, toxin-free skincare and beauty products that are good for your skin, shop at Nourished Life.

  • All 3000 products are carefully handpicked and curated to ensure quality
  • A wide range of products are available, from beauty to clothing and skin care
  • 14 day return policy

Shop Nourished Life

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Urban Outfitters

Urban Outfitters carry more than just stylish clothes. Their extensive range of makeup and beauty products includes all your favourite brands and more.

  • Easily browse and search for the item that you want on the website
  • Check out tips and trends on the website and be inspired by makeup inspos
  • Free 30 day return and exchange policy

Shop Urban Outfitters

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Clinique skincare and makeup solutions are clinically proven, allergy-tested and fragrance free.

  • Perfect match foundation guarantee ensures that you have the perfect shade
  • Easy to navigate website with useful skincare and makeup tips
  • Gift wrap service available

Shop Clinique

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Chemist Warehouse

The Chemist Warehouse chain of pharmacies carries a wide range of products at unbeatable prices, with daily promotions on their online and brick-and-mortar stores.

  • Wide range of products and great savings
  • Lowest prices
  • Opt to shop online or at any of the 300+ stores worldwide

Shop Chemist Warehouse

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Fresh Fragrances and Cosmetics

Fresh Fragrances and Cosmetics is a retailer stocking some of the world's favourite beauty brands like Estee Lauder, NARS, Giorgio Armani and Chanel.

  • Wide range of 30,000 global beauty brands
  • Offers Afterpay
  • Free shipping on all orders

Shop Fresh Fragrances and Cosmetics

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Cult Beauty

Check out some amazing high end and drugstore brands at cheaper prices at Cult Beauty.

  • Wide range of makeup, tools, skincare and hair products to choose from
  • Wider range of products not stocked in Australian retailers
  • Cheaper prices than most Australian stockists
  • Free shipping on orders over 40 Euro (approximately $60 AUD).

Shop Cult Beauty


The ultimate beauty destination with over 60 of the hottest brands including Too Faced, Nars, Hourglass, Smashbox and Urban Decay..

  • Price promise to convert from U.S. Prices to AUD
  • Return or exchange within 30 days or Store Credit within 90 Days
  • Beauty Loop loyalty rewards
  • Free shipping on orders over $75.


Which of these retailers offer free delivery?

  • Sephora: Free delivery for orders over $55
  • MECCA: Free delivery for orders over $75
  • Cult Beauty: Free International delivery for orders over 40 Euro
  • Free delivery for orders over $99
  • SkincareStore: Free delivery for orders over $49
  • Alive Skin + Hair: Free delivery for orders over $89
  • StrawberryNET: Free delivery for orders over $40
  • David Jones: Free delivery for orders over $100
  • Cosme-de: Free delivery for orders over $55
  • Priceline: Free delivery for orders over $100
  • Nourished Life: Free delivery for orders over $99
  • Chemist Warehouse: Free delivery for orders over $99
  • Fresh Fragrances and Cosmetics: Free deliver on all orders worldwide

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FREE Dermalogica Phyto Replenish Oil with Dermalogica orders of $99 or more

Simply use the code to receive a free Dermalogica Phyto Replenish Oil with Dermalogica orders over $99 at Recreate Yourself. T&Cs apply.

Up to 83% off cosmetics and skincare products

Save up to 83% on 700+ cosmetics and skincare products at Catch. T&Cs apply.

FREE asap Daily Defence ($153 value)

Simply use the code to get a free asap Daily Defence product ($153 value) when you purchase the asap cleanser & exfoliating scrub at

Free same-day dispatch

Place your order before 12pm, and Adore Beauty will dispatch on the same day.

10% off + FREE shipping

Simply use the code to get 10% off and FREE shipping at Sephora. Valid for first time customers only. Exclusions, T&Cs apply.

2 free samples with each order over $50

Get 2 free samples with each order over $50 with Adore Beauty.

FREE Cupid's Kit on any orders over $149

Simply use the code to receive a free Cupid's Kit on any orders over $149 at The Facial Company. While supplies last.

FREE Shipping

Spend over $50 at Nude By Nature and receive free shipping on your order.

FREE Becca skin perfector 20ml

Shop for Becca products worth over $129 and receive a free Becca skin perfector 20ml when you use the code at checkout.

FREE beauty sampler

Shop for any Davines, Wella, Nak, Juuce and Pureology products at the Facial Company to receive a free beauty sampler. Minimum spend of $79 or more. While supplies last.

FREE Alpha-H balancing & pore refining mask with orders over $89

Simply use code to get a free Alpha-H balancing & pore refining mask with orders of $89 or more. While supplies last.

Free Inika Bonus Gift worth $68

Simply use code and purchase a gift pack to receive a free Inika bonus gift ($68 value). While supplies last.

Free full-sized Moroccan Oil Volume Root Boost with orders over $200

Get a free full-sized Moroccan Oil volume root boost with orders of $200 or more. Use code at checkout to avail free gift.

Mia Steiber

Mia Steiber is the Editor of the Shopping section at finder. She has a serious shopping habit and an addiction to gold jewellery. Her talents include tracking down one-off or almost sold out pieces and knowing the sizing charts for just about every brand.

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