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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:


A list of in store coupons is here:


Let's keep this thread on topic!


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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Please 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) /prep-prime-fix?productId=xlsImpprod15921204  Replace the 8 digit product id of the item you want to see with the id of the product you're looking for.


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.


Total Purchase21251725145811251014925792740696625596569525401392375367360347341336325320315


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Turns out, I was not wrong to be concerned about the $15 off $75 code from my mailer not applying to prestige brands (like it should). The promo started today, and it still doesn’t – only drugstore brands. I contacted CS, they are escalating this to their internal team. I’ll let you know what they say.


Does your mailer code take off $15 off $75 of ALL brands (except Chanel/Dyson) in your cart, like it should?

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Busy night for multipliers! Three new ones, plus a bonus offer











And the annual candle set with $50 fragrance purchase is up!





One new brand tonight as well; say howdy to Hero Cosmetics!



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New multiplier





And a new brand; hello Mahli!


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For Maybelline fans! In conjunction with the current Maybelline $5 in-app sale, I have a coupon code to share from a sampler bag I got at my local Ulta recently. Code is 828334 (doesn’t appear to be a unique code), takes $5 off $20 purchase of Garnier, L’Oreal or Maybelline. Expires 12/30/20.


So essentially, if you add 4 of those $5 items, you get one of them free. Of course, you’ll need $10 or $20 more spend for free shipping (depending on tier), or pick it up in store.





Tagging @ohheyitscindyk, the keeper of the spreadsheet! 😊

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Thoughts on whether Ulta will issue a 20% off to compete with Sephora?

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@makeitup305 Given that they’ve just sent out mailers with $15 off $75 purchase coupons, somehow I doubt it. But what a lovely idea that would be!

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New multiplier





And an app exclusive deal



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November's fragrance crush:



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It appears that this new $15 off $75 code from the mailer does not include prestige. At least right now, or at least my code – gives me “Excluded from coupons” on every non-eligible item. Slightly disappointing, but not the end of the world.

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@civ2ru    Mine includes prestige except Chanel, Dyson, & Beauty Steals/Deals/Black Friday and starts on 11/1.

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@quetzalina I have the exact same language printed on the coupon itself, but I tried the code online today and it didn’t seem to apply to prestige in my cart (it did apply to drugstore items though). Perhaps the prestige will kick in 11/1. We’ll see! 

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@civ2ru Maybe that will change once it officially starts on Sunday?

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@ohheyitscindyk I did think of that... Which is why I’d said “at least right now”. Does your code work on prestige? Mind you, the prestige I’m probably gonna be interested in might be excluded anyway (Black Friday deals, etc.). So it’s not a huge deal.

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@civ2ru I haven't gotten one 😞

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@ohheyitscindyk What?! They better make it up to you! I bet it’s still in the mail... Fingers crossed. 🤞🏻

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@civ2ru I just got mine! $15 off $75 here.

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@ohheyitscindyk Yay!!! It would be majorly unfair if you hadn’t.

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I posted here about week ago that my ULTA order had shipped but there had not been any tracking updates. Yesterday marked the 8 business day since shipment so I contacted ULTA. I didn’t ask for a refund; just that my items be shipped again. 


So they shipped what was in-stock with the exception of two of the GWPs (including the $175 buy-in bag). Instead they sent me a $75 gift card. 

To my surprise, the original order showed up TODAY. Different tracking number and in a banged up box. (it was a large order)


What should I do? The replacement order shipped out this morning too!

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If I were you, I will contact CS and let them know what happened and let them decide since you did receive the order. For me it’s the honest thing to do. Chances are they most probably will let you keep everything but best if you let the company decide! 

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There's not much you can do, really, short of taking the replacement order into a store, trying to explain the issue and dropping off the extras. CS likely can't cancel the replacement anymore, get a bonus. Give them as gifts or keep them as backups!

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@ArmyChick84 If it were me, I’d contact CS again. You will probably get to keep all of your goodies and the gift card for the inconvenience (it’s not like they can un-issue the gift card or un-ship the replacement), but you might feel better. If you like, you could offer to send back the duplicates, if provided a prepaid return label. Again, this is what I’d do. Oh, and congrats! 😉