If you have to buy it, get the best deal!
Ulta announced the Gorgeous Hair Event for Fall 2016 will run from October 2nd through October 22nd, 2016. The event link has officially updated with online and in-store deals. This event dedicated to hair products includes every type of product imaginable from shampoo to styling and more. Twice a year, usually starting in May and October, Ulta has a 21-day sale where select brands or items are deeply discounted for one day only. This event also has specials that run throughout the event. The steals are highlighted in the upcoming catalog (which I have not received that yet) and the special event page.
*All steals are in-store and online unless they are specified as online only. A Gorgeous Way To Give runs throughout the sale (before and after as well).
Monday, October 3rd- 5.8oz Orlando Pita Play Body Breakthrough Volume Boosting Hairspray -$17 (50% off); Sebastian Care and Treatment -$8.99 (regularly $16-$17.08).
Tuesday, October 4th- AG Hair Colour Savour -excludes liters -50% off.
Wednesday, October 5th- Wella Treatments and Leave Ins – 40% off.
Saturday, October 8th- Redken Curvaceous Hi or Low Foam Shampoo and Conditioner -$9.99 (regularly $18.50-$19.50); Brocato Vibrastrait 1 inch Flat Iron -$89.95 (44% off).
Sunday, October 9th- 4oz It’s a 10 For Blonde or Lite Miracle Leave-in Treatment -$5.99 (Reg $17.96-$18.96); OGX Shampoo and Conditioner -2 for $10 (regularly $7.99-$8.99); 3 free samples with a $24 Living Proof Purchase (online only).
Tuesday, October 11th- Nioxin Styling Products -$8.99 (regularly $15.30-$17.90).
-Receive an 11-piece Haircare Sampler with a $50 haircare purchase. Tools excluded. Loads automatically. Expires 10/16/16.
-4oz Carol’s Daughter Monoi Repairing Sulfate Free Shampoo
-4oz Carol’s Daughter Monoi Repairing Conditioner
-1.01oz Wella Professionals Elements Daily Renewing Shampoo
-1.01oz Wella Professionals Elements Daily Renewing Conditioner
-2oz L’oreal EverStrong Sulfate Free Hair and Scalp Thickening Shampoo
-2oz L’oreal EverStrong Sulfate Free Hair and Scalp Thickening Conditioner
-2.3oz Matrix Oil Wonders Volume Rose Plumping
-2.1oz Not Your Mother’s Whip It Up Cream Syling Mousse
-1.5oz DevaCurl Whip It Good Wave Maker Touchable Texture Whip
-1.7oz Pureology Hydrate Cleansing Condition
-packette Hask Monoi Coconut Oil
Tuesday, October 18th- Color Wow All Shampoo, Conditioner, and Styling -(excludes Root Cover up -50% off.
Wednesday, October 19th- 8oz Not Your Mother’s Way to Grow Shampoo and Conditioner -$2.99 (50% off); 8.5oz Mizani 25 Miracle Milk Leave-In Treatment -$10 (50% off).
Thursday, October 20th- Wella EIMI Styling -$8.99 (regularly $17.50-$19).
Friday, October 21st- Blow Pro -select Styling -50% off; 8oz Blow Pro Straightening Iron, Wave Maker Wand. or Dryer -$49.50 (50% off).
-Platinum members get free shipping with any beauty steal(s) totaling $10.
-There are also a lot of brand specific GWP offers for the sale, so make sure you look at it before purchasing from your brand. These offers pop up automatically if you qualify, but you could be very close to qualifying and not know if you do not check all offers.
-2x points on Philosophy products (automatic offer) runs throughout the sale. This is in addition to the 2x points on everything (must activate) for UltaMate members and 3x points for Platinum members that runs through 10/15/16.
-Of all the steals being offered, I highly recommend trying the Macadamia Professional Nourishing Moisture Masque. This is a FabuFind of mine, because it is the best hair mask I’ve ever tried.
–25% off styling and finishing.
Hot Buy- 4oz Living Proof Perfect Hair Day (PhD) Night Cap Overnight Perfector -$14 (50% off).
Salon Event- Honest Beauty $15 Breakthrough Botanical Styles on Thursdays from 4-8pm during the event, so the 6th, 13th, and 20th. Appointments accepted. New salon guests also get 20% off their first visit (cannot combine with this or another offer) through 10/29/16.
*More events will pop up, including liter sales, and I will edit this when I see them.
There will usually be at least one Platinum only steal. This is usually not announced in advance (but it was for the recent 21 Days of Beauty) and will be emailed out the day of. Although I will add it to this post once I receive the email, it is a good idea to make sure you’re signed up for emails (especially if you’re a Platinum member).
I highly recommend studying the online brochure (which I attached above), because it lists all products (including items added after the catalog printed and items that are available online only). UltaMate members should also get a physical copy in the mail (that includes items for sale in-store and online). It is a good idea to plan your purchases ahead of time, so you are ready to strike the moment the deal releases. Ulta runs on Central time, so daily steals are available right at 10pm PST. That usually means steals from the previous day disappear right at 10pm PST. If you’re up past 10pm PST, that is the best time to order (unless you’re waiting to see if a Beauty Break or new gift releases in the morning). While the deals have run a little over, Ulta usually cut them off right on time. The best deals are usually gone when you wake up in the morning from people who started shopping right as the day switched over, so plan strategically. Waiting for the Beauty Break announcement with the more popular steals may backfire.
Rules for the sale. Ulta says each person can only purchase four of each steal. Placing multiple online orders (if the system prevents you from adding more than 4 of one item in a single order) or picking up in person usually gets around the limit. Although I’ve only ever received two at a time, I’ve seen people purchasing more than four in store. Some stores may hold customers to the limit, but my store clearly does not. The most important rule is steals are 24 hours only and while supplies last. If they sell out in 10 minutes, that is it. You will not get a rain check and can only hope the deal you missed will repeat in the next event. Many deals repeat but plenty do not.
I will continue to post offers I am aware of, so no worries if you happen upon this post after the offers above expire. If you have questions about any Ulta Coupon, I go over all types. Targeted Offers are exclusive to UltaMate Members, so I do recommend joining. New members get $10 of their first purchase with a referral. Remember to check all Ulta offers before placing an online order, because there are always general or brand specific offers that are not targeted. Deal stacking is not only allowed, it’s encouraged. See all Ulta articles. Read Tips For Getting the Best Deal at Ulta. View my main page for the guide map to the site and deeper deal exploration.
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