How to Save on Makeup

  1. Ulta

Membership – earn points that turn into cash

$3.50 off $15 coupon on their website on non-prestige brands of makeup (they recently changed it from $3.50 off of $10 to $15 unfortunately)

20% – only on non-prestige brands of makeup – 2X a year

screen-shot-2016-12-08-at-9-37-06-am20% off including prestige brands of makeup and fragrance – 2X a year – One in December

Platinum Members earn points 25% faster. Instead of 1 point per dollar, you earn 1.25 per dollar.

You can also redeem your points whenever you want without an expiration date.

On your birthday, you’ll receive a little gift as well as a $10 coupon that is redeemable on anything. Yes, anything, even those prestige brands they keep excluding on their coupons.

Occasionally, you will receive platinum perk deals on select products that only you have access to because of your membership.


  1. Sephora

Membership – earn points to redeem products. Unlike Ulta, the points are not translated into monetary value for an amount off your purchase. Instead, you trade them for trial size products.

Membership Tier:

  1. VIB ROUGE (members who spend a minimum of $1,000 on merchandise)
  2. VIB (members who spend a minimum of $350 on merchandise)

There are 100 – 250 – 500 point rewards on products

500 points are usually on kit rewards

Upon entering the VIB membership, there is a 10% off VIB Welcome Offer, free make over and one free shipping offer.

Upon entering the VIB Rouge membership, members receive a welcome kit, one free shipping offer, and unlimited make overs offer.

  • screen-shot-2016-12-08-at-9-36-36-am15% off (VIB ROUGE & VIB), 10% OFF (BI) – In April
  • 20% off (VIB ROUGE & VIB), 15% OFF (BI) – In November
  • $20 off of $50 – A one time promotional coupon sent out in December  (via VIB member tier)

If you’d like to know to steal some more savings at Sephora, click here to reference THE KRAZY COUPON LADY!