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As a beauty enthusiast and frequent shopper, I love a good loyalty program. I’ve gotta say, in terms of beauty retailers, Ulta Beauty has one of the best rewards programs around. Read more for a complete guide on the Ultamate Rewards program including perks, free gifts and more!
For starters, Ulta’s loyalty program has three different levels. The first level is Member, which is where you start off at. If you spend $450 or more in a calendar year, you move up to Platinum status. If you spend $1,200 or more in a calendar year, you reach Diamond! As you move up the ladder, you receive better and better benefits. For example, at the Diamond level, you receive free shipping on all orders of $25 or more plus a $25 gift card to redeem for a beauty service.
Essentially, you earn points as you shop that you can redeem for store credit. Members earn one point per dollar spent while Platinum and and Diamond earn points at a faster rate. For instance, for every dollar spent as the Platinum level, you would receive 1.25 points. For every dollar spent at the Diamond level, you would receive 1.5 points. Points accumulate faster the higher you advance!
You can apply the credit to any product on the site, even the ones that rarely go on sale. I would say the freedom of being able to choose what products you want to redeem your points for is the best part about this program. Just a little tip that you get the biggest bang for your buck if you redeem in 2000 point intervals. However, the points do expire in a year (unless you are Platinum or Diamond level in which case they never expire.)
Besides being able to get rewarded for shopping, you also receive a free gift during the month of your birthday!! The gift changes quarterly but some examples include a mini NARS blush or a Lancome Mascara. Pretty awesome.
Can’t wait to jump into the program and start earning points?!? Here are some of my favorites from Ulta Beauty lately.
Flesh is a new brand that I’ve already fallen in love with. I love how creative and unique all of the products are. The Firm Flesh Thickstick Foundation is the perfect makeup to throw into your gym bag because it’s compact and travel friendly.
Too Faced just released a new line called Tutti Frutti. Too Faced’s collections are always so fun and I’m especially in love with the Fruit Cocktail Blush Duo. The colors look amazing and the packaging is too cute. I have a weakness for fruit patterns.
I can’t believe my first time trying Colourpop was a few months ago during my spring Ulta Beauty haul. I’m still amazed at how affordable the products are given the quality. I can’t stop buying the Supershock eyeshadows. I think I have five or six now, haha. They apply so easily that I can use my fingers and still have amazing color payoff.
There’s such a wide range of products (over 20,000!!!) and brands at Ulta Beauty that there’s seriously something for everyone, regardless of your price point! Pretty much makeup heaven. What products or brands have you been loving lately? Anyone else a fan of Ultamate Rewards?
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