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Ulta GWPs

This thread will be for Ulta GWPs only.  Share ulta promos here.  

 

Please do NOT post requests for the spreadsheet in this thread.  Please post requests for the Ulta GWP google spread sheet in this thread: http://community.sephora.com/t5/Off-Topic/Ulta-GWP-Google-Spreadsheet-Request-Thread/m-p/2753063#M11...

 

Let's keep this thread on topic!

 

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Ulta points refresher (because yes, it is that complicated):

Item #1 - $53.50

Item #3 - $108.50 (and is eligible for a certain item/brand 5x multiplier)

* There is also a 5x all purchase multiplier and you are platinum so you get 1.25x

Total Spent - $162

Base Points Earned - 162

Platinum .25x Earned - 41 (162 * .25 = 40.5, and rounding up)

5x All Purchases Earned - 648 (it ends up being 4x because you don't count the base points)

5x Item/Brand Earned - 434

Total Points Earned - 1285

 

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Since a lot of information is being removed from this thread, try to help each other out and add product id numbers and sku numbers so people can find items on ulta.  

Just to clarify, there is an item number that Ulta lists on the website, right under the picture of the item.

 

The product id is the number given to the item in the URL.  So Ulta's site follows this formula of having the url and then the very last part of the url is "productId=xlsImpprod" followed by an 8 digit number.  If you use that "productId" number you can get to the page of any item on ulta.  It's not a search, but the direct url to the page.  Click on any product, and then view the url in the address bar.  It will look like this: ulta's website (not using the actual domain because BT admins don't like that) /ulta/browse/productDetail.jsp?productId=xlsImpprod12345678.  Replace the 8 digit product id of the item you want to see with the sample id.

 

Images of Ulta GWP coupons available here:

https://community.sephora.com/t5/Savvy-Shoppers/Ulta-GWP-Coupons-no-chatter/m-p/3866521/highlight/fa...

 

My very unofficial Ulta point multiplier to approximate percent discount chart:

(This is a number where I use the multiplier to divide by 2000 to see how many dollars I would have to spend in order to redeem a $125 reward.  E.g. 2000 points divided by 1 point multiplier means I have to spend $2000 to get the $125 reward.  Adding how much I had to spend ($2000) + the reward ($125), and then using the reward ($125) to divide the total purchase ($2125), I get a discount of approximately 6% based on the total purchase.  Note: the total purchase is based on the concept that you are spending just enough to reach the next $125 reward and combines the reward value with how much money you had to spend to get that reward.

 

Spoiler
Multiplier11.251.522.252.533.253.544.254.557.257.588.258.599.259.51010.2510.5
Spend2000160013331000889800667615571500471444400276267250242235222216211200195190
Points200020002000200020002000200020002000200020002000200020002000200020002000200020002000200020002000
Redeem125125125125125125125125125125125125125125125125125125125125125125125125
Total Purchase21251725145811251014925792740696625596569525401392375367360347341336325320315
Discount6%7%9%11%12%14%16%17%18%20%21%22%24%31%32%33%34%35%36%37%37%38%39%40%

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New brand!Screenshot_20190315-000611.png

Also, the Kiehl's Cannabis Sativa Seed Oil is up. 😊

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With all these bonus points offers, I thought I can easily ger 10x points for Lancome and other brands mentioned. I guess I’m wrong. 

 

Loaded $100 lancome into my cart and only get 825 points.

 

How does the math work?

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Forgot to mention, I’m platinum. 

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@RIslander You have to deduct the base points from each of the multiplier since it is only counts once.  So for your purchase it would be 1.25 base for platinum + 1 for birthday + 4 for Lancome + 2 for all purchase = 8.25 total multiplier giving you the 825 on the $100.  Not quite 10 but still pretty sweet :-)

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@minivan100 @RIslander And if you multiply the points by the point-to-dollar value (assuming you cash out every 2000 points):  

825 * $0.063 = $51.975

 

Then divide by total purchase:

$51.975/$100 = 0.51975 ~ 0.52

-> Almost 52% return? (Someone check my math please)

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@RNGesusPls 

The one basic hallmark I keep in my head is 8x = 50% back (assuming points are spent at 2000/$125). Your math is good Smiley Happy

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@RGbrown Thanks for checking Smiley Very Happy

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Something I'm not sure, but you Ulta experts would know: is there free shipping during the 21 days? Like if you buy a hot buy or something similar? TIA. Smiley Happy

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@Harobedb 

There should be free shipping for Platinum/Diamond folks, no minimum, but only for the daily deals. Anything else is subject to the normal shipping minimum.

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@RGbrownThank you, that's what I was looking for! Smiley Happy

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@Harobedb 

Yes, free shipping usually comes with the items from the sale.

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You guys know how much I love the Julep oil, and it is now 50% off! I hope it doesn't mean they are going to discontinue it...rh.jpg

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Just a heads up- visited my local Ulta and an employee told me when they have an extended sale (this one is marked through June) it usually means they are getting rid of the brand. @ABC345 @gonerogue @Ispend2much6 

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Thank you for letting us know, @eshoe

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@eshoe   Thank you!  I need to get that facial oil.

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You’re welcome @Ispend2much6! They hd plenty of the oil and cleanser at my store. No sunscreen though. Good luck!

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@eshoe 

Thank you for the info!

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You’re welcome @gonerogue !

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Julep and LG's parent company filed bankruptcy in December. Last month Julep abruptly ended their subscription boxes. So, if you like either brands, I'd stock up on products now. 

 

I heard a rumor both are being pulled from Ulta stores too, apparently. Though, I do see both of them in the 21 days sale. I loved a lot of their products, but I can't bring myself to buy from them after the mess they made with Julep subs.  Hopefully, they can pull out of this mess. 

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Yup- filed bankruptcy, cancelled the Maven program, and erased subscribers rewards points. I'm still a little salty, so even though I've loved a lot of Julep products over the years, they won't be getting any more of my money. 

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@quspork 

Thanks for the update! I’m very sad to see this happening to Julep but I guess now will be a good time to stock up on all my favs before they disappear 😞