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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...

 

A list of in store coupons is here: https://community.sephora.com/t5/Savvy-Shoppers/Ulta-GWP-Coupons-no-chatter/td-p/3866521

 

Let's keep this thread on topic!

 

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

 

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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

 

Links are not allowed.  In lieu of links, please read this:

 

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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.

 

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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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ULTAXMAYA20 is still valid (Elle has expired)

 

New gwp

Item 2585974

 

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Loop by Ulta is live! (Might have been for a while now, not sure...kinda forgot all about this after hearing of it what, last year?)

They've got select products (just 49 for now) in returnable, reusable packaging; you pay a deposit when you buy it, then get that refunded when you return the bottle/jar and shipping container. For now, returns have to be mailed back, though they say they are working on local options (surely Ulta stores will become dropoff points!).

 

loopbyulta dot com

 

They've currently got a promo going on; 20% off and free shipping with code PLASTICFREEJULY (thru 7/31). Credit to xub543 on reddit for the info!

 

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From today's press release: "Ulta Beauty at Target launches this August in more than 100 Target stores and on Target.com, with plans to reach a total of 800 locations in the years to come."

 

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Brands:

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Points of interest:

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List of first locations:

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AZ - Paradise Valley
CA - Balboa
CA - Burbank
CA - Costa Mesa
CA - Diamond Bar
CA - Garden Grove Harbor
CA - Grossmont
CA - Hawthorne
CA - Los Angeles
CA - Los Angeles Eagle Rock
CA - Manhattan Beach
CA - Murrieta North
CA - North Hollywood
CA - San Diego Mission Valley
CA - San Jose College Park
CA - San Pedro
CA - Santa Clara
CA - Sports Arena
CO - Denver Southwest
CO - Edgewater
CO - Glendale
CO - Highlands Ranch
CO - Lone Tree
CO - Parker
CO - Sheridan
DC - Columbia Heights
DE - Brandywine
FL - Clermont
FL - Fort Lauderdale
FL - Lake Park/Palm Beach Gardens  
FL - Miami Central
FL - Plantation
FL - Sawgrass
GA - Atlanta Perimeter
GA - Buckhead South
GA - Roswell
IL - Broadview
IL - Chicago Near North Elston
IL - Chicago Peterson Ave
IL - Evanston
IL - Oak Lawn
IL - Woodfield
IN - Munster
KS - Mission
KS - Shawnee
MA - Danvers
MA - Leominster
MA - Watertown
MD - Gaithersburg
MD - Rockville
MD - Timonium
MN - Apple Valley
MN - Apple Valley South
MN - Bloomington 79th and Penn
MN - Chaska
MN - Eden Praire
MN - Edina
MN - Knollwood
MN - Maple Grove North
MN - Minneapolis Nicollet Mall
MN - Plymouth
MN - Richfield
MN - Roseville 
MN - Savage
MN - Shoreview
MN - St. Paul Midway
MN - Woodbury East
MO - St. Charles
NC - Apex
NC - Charlotte Midtown
NC - Wake Forest
NJ - Jersey City
NJ - Mantua
NJ - Menlo Park
NJ - Mount Laurel
NY - Brooklyn Junction
NY - Central Islip
NY - Gateway
NY - Hicksville
NY - Medford
NY - Queens Place
NY - Westbury
NY - White Plains
PA - Allentown
TX - Austin Arboretum
TX - Cityplace Market
TX - Cityview
TX - Fort Worth Central
TX - Houston Central
TX - Katy Cinco Ranch
TX - McKinney Southwest
TX - Medallion
TX - Northeast Dallas Skillman
TX - Plano West
TX - Richardson Square Mall
VA - Falls Church
VA - Gainesville
VA - Leesburg
VA - Reston
WI - Franklin
WI - West Milwaukee

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😳 so you'll earn your Ulta points + red card and get the Target circle discounts?!!

I wonder how those $5 Giftcard on $20/$25 spend offers are going to work, wonder if we will see exemptions galore???

Also really wondering if we will see Ulta xTarget beauty boxes like Sephora xJCPenney's??? 

 

All in all this looks fairly exciting. 

That drawing looks awfully similar to Sephora in JCPenney's, but in Dunkin Donuts colors.🤔

 

Sephora definitely wore it better/has better styling. Lol

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Oddly enough, not sure why, but I have never been to Ulta or ordered anything from there. What do you find Ulta has that Sephora doesn’t? Just different brands and products? Are prices there generally the same? I’ll have to check it out!! 

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@CatheRH Ulta has drug store brands and high end brands.  They even carry brands Sephora doesn’t and have a better point system. 

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@CatheRH 

While there is definitely some overlap between the two in what they carry, Ulta has quite a bit that Sephora doesn't. Drugstore brands are the most notable difference...Ulta has a bunch of those, but there are also quite a few differences in prestige and the smaller, more niche brands between the two.

 

Prices are set by the brands themselves, so yes, Ulta and Sephora should have the same price on items they both carry.

 

Where Ulta shines though is with sales/coupons/gwps. Ulta got a little off track with coupons during the pandemic, so we are all a bit out of sorts over that, but in "normal" times they have 5-6 20% off coupons a year, good for nearly everything in the store. Ulta offers significantly more gwps than Sephora, ranging from something like today's Beauty Break (4pc set from one brand) to 30+pc bags containing a wide mix of items; buy-in for these can range from $30 to $175. This happens at least once a week, if not 2 or 3 or even 4 times. And if there's more than one available at any given time, you can stack them. 

 

Ulta's reward program is way better than Sephora's as well. Ulta offers multipliers fairly frequently, and points can redeemed for money off your purchase instead of being locked into select items from the Bazaar. 2000pts at Ulta is $125 off your order (that's only $40 at Sephora if you use the $10/500pts at checkout, or $80 worth of a $100 Rouge Reward if you save up 2500 and are lucky enough to redeem one).

 

I know everybody has their own reasons for shopping wherever they shop, and that's totally ok...but I'll also say you should definitely give Ulta a gander! 

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Beauty Break is up! $60 buy-in
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Gift includes:
  • Caviar Volume Panoramic Mascara deluxe sample (0.1 oz)
  • Blush Color Infusion deluxe sample (0.1 oz)
  • Rouge Essentiel Silky Creme Lipstick mini in La Rose
  • Pure Canvas Primer Hydrating deluxe sample (0.17 oz)

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Just a quick code update tonight: ULTAXELLE20 is still working, and we now also have ULTAXMAYA20. Reminder that these exclude Dyson, Chanel, and The Ordinary (as usual), and also fragrance (big sad 😥).

 

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I placed an order on Sunday and it arrived here today. I added the 6 piece deluxe sampler (even though I don’t have an ulta cc) and this is what I got:

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Full sized beauty blender setting mist!  Retail value is $30. I already have more setting mists than what I can use, so I’ll probably give this away.  It’s still a fun surprise though!  

I might make another order just for the fun of it. Lol 

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Oooh that setting spray looks good!  😱 Hope I get one too.🤞 The cc mystery bag was pretty good last time round too, think I remember a mini perfume and some decent deluxes. 

@itscarin thanks so much for posting! You know I'm always dying to know what's actually in these mystery things and gwp bags. 

And thank goodness, no expired Kylie products. Whew! 

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@itscarin 

A full size item? Nice! Too bad it went OOS... whomp whomp 😥

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@RGbrown @I just noticed after I posted. I was going to place an order last night, too, but got distracted. We’ll see what Wednesday’s beauty break brings!  Incidentally, was there a 20% off code today?  I didn’t see one. 

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@itscarin   Ultaxelle is a good code; it's 20% off of the entire order, including prestige.

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@itscarin 

Ultaxelle20 is still working; the other two went dead at/around midnight last night, so I assume this one will work til then. BDBFF hasn't posted the new one yet, at least as of a couple of hours ago, but hopefully she'll get that up whenever this one dies!

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For anyone whose Ulta promo emails have mysteriously stopped arriving: holy bleep, I got an Ulta email at 6:24 AM CT today! This "5X points on Clinique" email is the first promo email I've gotten from them since April this year. Last time I heard from customer support about this problem was in early June, when they said they'd forward my case to their tech team—and that was after they'd tried to reset my account in May. So, I guess it took 2.5 months to maybe possibly fix it... I don't wanna jinx myself. 🤣 But hey, there's hope for us yet! 

 

The last time I was mysteriously unsubscribed from emails, it didn't take nearly this long for Ulta to straighten out the problem. I assume the fix this time wasn't as simple as "resetting" my account and waiting 14 days for email to start rolling in again. I'm not even sure my problem's fully fixed yet, and customer support hasn't sent me any kind of confirmation or checkup email about it. I'll believe it's fixed after I get 4 or 5 more emails. I'm kinda afraid to log into my account (via web or app) and look at my mail subscription status, lest that action somehow glitch things up again. It shouldn't, but as screwy as Ulta's email service is... 

 

Also, I'm resisting the urge to contact Ulta and demand they send me a compensation Diamond coupon or promo code to make up for all the ones I've missed since April. I don't wanna be That Customer but c'mon man. What I really want, though, is for Ulta to fix this problem for EVERYONE, even if that means moving to a new mail system or app for promo email. I hope anyone else missing emails will start getting them again soon! 

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@WinglessOne , and all,

After more than a couple of calls to Ulta's Customer Service, my emails from Ulta have Finally restarted.  Mine were missing for longer than from this June.  I think that the last time I was lucky enough to get a CS Agent who actually tried.  It is surprisingly exciting to get the emails again!  For those who are still missing their emails, I second the suggestions to unsubscribe and then subscribe again.

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@WinglessOne Wow, finally! I'm glad to hear that you got an email after all this time. I don't understand why & how this keeps happening, & why this issue can't be properly fixed.

 

Like many others, I stopped receiving emails sometime in the middle of June. It was the third time this has happened to my account, with the second time being less than a year ago. Thankfully, this was the quickest that it's been solved. I didn't notice until the week before Perk Day (the 5th) & I immediately messaged CS, thinking that I wouldn't receive my Perk Day email & would have to resort to contacting CS for my Diamond code. Surprisingly, I got the Perk Day email & save for the following day, I have gotten a daily email since. I didn't try unsubbing & resubbing this time because it "confused" CS when I tried it in the past, as they kept emailing me asking if I wanted to receive emails, why did I unsub & could I please not do that because it messes up the system lol.

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@WinglessOne So happy for you.  I hope the good luck continues!  I meant to post that I recently starting getting my e-mails again after them stopping a month or so ago.  I had contacted Ulta, and they said to wait two weeks.  I  mysteriously started getting e-mails after I placed a BOPIS order.  Go figure.