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Thursday, September 29, 2016

(UPDATED) Ulta News: New Beauty Bag Freebies, More Holiday 2016 Value Sets, The Gorgeous Hair Event Sneak Peek and More

JUST IN! Here's a quick update on all active Ulta promos!
  • Free shipping on orders $35+ (I do not know when this promo ends)
  • FREE WITH ANY $25+ ONLINE PURCHASE: add this deluxe Too Faced Mascara Melt Off Cleansing Oil Mascara Remover to your cart and once you add at least $25 worth of other merchandise to your cart, it will go from $25 to FREE (Thanks to readers Stephany Turner and Aimee Dix for the tips!)
  • FREE WITH ANY $75+ ONLINE PURCHASE: add this 10-piece beauty bag to your cart and once you add at least $75+ of other merchandise to your cart it will go from $75 to FREE (Thanks to readers Kate Feathers, Jennifer, and Grace for the tips!)
  • 5X POINTS ON ALL Exuviance, Algenist, Skyn Iceland, Perricone, StriVectin, Dermablend, Elizabeth Arden, and Hey Honey purchasessign into your account and check your "My Rewards" tab to see if you have this offer available to activate. Valid through 10/8. (Thanks to readers SneakyBurrito and @KenKenBeauty on Instagram for the tips!)
  • 5X POINTS ON ALL TOO FACED PURCHASES:  sign into your account and check your "My Rewards" tab to see if you have this offer available to activate. Valid now through 10/1.
  • 5X POINTS ON ALL IT BRUSHES FOR ULTA PURCHASES:  sign into your account and check your "My Rewards" tab to see if you have this offer available to activate. Valid now through 10/1.
  • $3.50 OFF $10 NON-PRESTIGE PURCHASE: use code 308920 (valid online only)
  • $3.50 OFF $15 NON-PRESTIGE PURCHASE: use this coupon in-store


More new Holiday 2016 value sets and gift sets! And don't forget that Ulta is still offering free shipping on orders $35+ right now:
  • Several new Benefit Holiday 2016 gift sets HERE
  • Several new gift sets from a new-to-me brand called Beauty Gems HERE
  • Lots of new gift sets from Jack Black, Ahava, Philosophy, Morgan Taylor, Clean Perfumes. Pur Cosmetics and more HERE.
  • The NYX Lip Vaults will go live on the Ulta site on 10/2, which is also when the LORAC Mega PRO 3 will be going live (don't worry, I'll remind you about all of these right before they go live!)
  • Three new haircare value sets HERE, HERE and HERE - $8.99 each (thanks to reader Kate Feathers for that tip!)

Speaking of haircare...

Thanks so much to reader Chicago23 for the tip that full calendar of events for Fall 2016 The Gorgeous Hair Event is now live HERE. Just like with the 21 Days of Beauty, this event will include daily Beauty Steals beginning on 10/2 and running through 10/22.

Ulta literally has not given us a break since the 21 Days of Beauty event ended! If they're offering this many deals now, I cannot begin to imagine what they have in store for Black Friday/Cyber Monday and the sales they always run right before the holidays. Time to use all your points and rack up some new ones!


  1. I was able to get both bags and the Perversion mascara for free earlier today w/ $75 purchase! Used ebates, checked out w/ PayPal and PayPal gave me a $10 credit w/ the purchase of $60 or more at Ulta! PayPal has that promotion going on right now till the 8th. You don't need to have PayPal credit, I only have my debit card linked with them and they gave me the $10 deduction w/ my purchase. ☺️

    1. I have received some tips about that PayPal promotion from several kind readers, but the fine print on the email says that you MUST have received an email from PayPal to get the promotion. Did you NOT receive an email from PayPal about it? Thanks!!

    2. Hi G! Yes, I did receive the email from PayPal. Maybe I should've read more thoroughly. I thought everyone who has and use PayPal was getting this. Saw several people on Instagram posting about it, that's how I found out, then checked my email and it was there.. Sorry you didn't get it!☹️

  2. Oh, and I found out about this beauty bags and mascara thanks to @beautybudgetcollection on Instagram !😍

    1. Super sweet of you to credit her! I wasn't aware that she posted about those bags too. :)

  3. Ulta also has 5x points for select skincare that include strivectin, exuviance, peritonea md, skyn iceland, angles, dermablend, elizabeth arden, hey honey expires on 10.8.16. If you check out with paypal you get $10 off your $60 purchase for select members.

    1. Thank you! I receive some tips about that PayPal promotion but when readers forwarded the email to me, it stated in the email that you MUST have received the email directly from PayPal in order to get the discount. Did you happen to get the email, or did you automatically get the promo when you checked out with PayPal? I did a test and did NOT get the discount (I know you said that it was for select members, but just curious if you were able to get the discount without clicking through an email first). Thanks! :)

  4. Looks awesome! Will these items be free shipping too like the 21 days of beauty?

    1. Now THAT I don't know yet, but I sure hope so!!

  5. In my account I have an offer for 5x points on:

    Exuviance, Algenist, Skyn Iceland, Perricone, StriVectin, Dermablend, Elizabeth Arden , Hey Honey

    I am Platinum. But I am waiting until tomorrow to make any purchases because October is my birthday month. (Like I need to accumulate any more points. I have 5000 right now...)

  6. Hey G! I was just on Ulta and they have a Free Deluxe Size Too Faced Mascara Melt Off with any $25 purchase! :)

  7. The perversion says out of stock, but there's a deluxe too faced mascara melt off free w/$25 purchase:

    1. Thanks so much!! Just added to the list! xo

  8. I stopped by my local Ulta in Nashua and in their clearance section, they have makeup pouches filled with a bunch of products marked down from $60 to $12.99- Ulta brand eye shadow palette, lipstick, lipgloss, nail polish, mascara and liners. Most were full size!

  9. I don't think the Tarte freebie is still available. It says no longer active when I want to add to cart.

  10. Does anyone know if big sexy hair products will be 25% off as per the website, or is it just gonna be buy 2 get 3 free? Can I use the 3.50 coupon code on that brand?
    Also, thanks G, as always helping me save $$$!


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