Let me start this article by stating I do not get advance notice on Beauty Breaks, so I do not want the title to look like click bait. Beauty Breaks are pop-up GWP offers. Most Beauty Breaks get released at 8am PST on Wednesdays. They usually run for 4-6 hours. I’ve decided to track Ulta Beauty Breaks and am linking a couple of months together to limit how many articles I dedicate to one specific type of deal. Every time I see a Beauty Break (I am on the West Coast, so please do not use my article as your source of notification), I will update this article until the end of December. If you have not already, subscribe to Ulta emails. There are times when better Beauty Breaks disappear before I even wake up. Surprise Beauty Breaks (those typically offered outside the normal Wednesday schedule) do not usually get emailed. They are only open to those lucky enough to stumble upon them. All surprise offers I’ve seen are below. My hope is this article (and future versions for later months) can help me predict: trends, upcoming offers, and more. At the very least, it can show me with certainty when a Beauty Break repeats.
A Beauty Break returned after a lengthy break (which was unusual even for December) on Wednesday, December 28th, 2016 from 8am-12pm PST.
Clinique gift includes: 4 pieces with a $50 purchase.
-0.14oz (incorrectly listed as 0.014oz) High Impact™ Mascara in Black
-1oz Foaming Sonic Facial Soap
-1.7oz Take the Day Off™ Makeup Remover for Lids, Lashes & Lips
-1oz Dramatically Different Moisturizing Lotion+™
There was no Beauty Break on Wednesday, December 7th, 2016. A deal similar to a Beauty Break did pop up on Saturday, December 10th, 2016. It disappeared very quickly though.
Hempz gift includes: 3 full sizes with a $50 purchase.
-17oz White Peach Rose & Peony Herbal Body Moisturizer
-9oz Blushing Grapefruit & Raspberry Crème Color Protector Shampoo
-9oz Blushing Grapefruit & Raspberry Crème Color Protector Conditioner
Beauty Break, Thursday, December 1st, 2016 from 8am-12pm PST.
Philosophy Beauty Break includes: 5 pieces with a $50 purchase.
-2oz Purity 3-in-1 Cleanser for Face and Eyes
-1oz Amazing Grace Shampoo Bath & Shower Gel
-1oz Amazing Grace Firming Body Emulsion
0.25oz Renewed Hope in a Jar Refreshing & Refining Moisturizer
-0.25oz Renewed Hope in a Jar Eye
-The gift from yesterday is still available, so remember to stack them.
There is no Beauty Break again on Wednesday, November 30th, 2016. A gift similar to a Beauty Break was available, but it does not cut off in a few hours.
It is rare when there is no Beauty Break on Wednesday, but there wasn’t one on Wednesday, November 23rd, 2016. There was a one-day gift similar to a Beauty Break the day before and Black Friday Deals start early on the the 24th.
Beauty Break, Wednesday, November 16th, 2016 from 8am-2pm PST.
Marc Jacobs Beauty Break includes: 3 pieces with a $40 purchase.
-0.13oz Daisy Eau de Toilette
-0.13oz Daisy Eau So Fresh
-0.1oz Daisy Eau de Toilette Rollerball
Beauty Break, Wednesday, November 9th, 2016 from 8am-2pm PST.
Urban Decay Beauty Break includes: 4 pieces with a $50 purchase.
-0.36oz Naked Skin One Done Hybrid Complexion Perfector
-0.06oz Original Primer Potion
-0.05oz Revolution High Color Lipgloss in Savage
0.03oz Fireball Eyeshadow
Beauty Break, Friday, November 4th, 2016 from 8am-2pm PST.
The Body Shop Beauty Break includes: 5 pieces with a $50 purchase.
-1.72oz Body Butter in Fuji Green Tea
-2oz Tea Tree Skin Clearing Mattifying Toner
-2oz Tea Tree Skin Clearing Facial Wash
-1.9oz Sugar Body Scrub in Shea
-0.5oz Vitamin E Nourishing Night Cream
*Like most surprise Beauty Breaks, this was not emailed. It was only available to lucky people who happened upon it.
Beauty Break, Wednesday, November 2nd, 2016 from 8am-2pm PST.
Smashbox Beauty Break includes: 5 pieces with a $50 purchase.
-0.17oz Photo Finish Hydrating Under Eye Primer
-0.14oz Full Exposure Mascara in Jet Black
-0.14oz X-rated Mascara in Rich Black
-0.25oz Photo Finish Foundation Primer
-0.25oz Photo Finish Pore Minimizing Foundation Primer
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 Beauty Breaks and 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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I'm Kimberly. Shopping is always more fun when I've found the best deal available, so I am always on the hunt. My father instilled that in me, and I love that I carry a piece of him. Sometimes, my husband and sons (12 and 7) let me shop for them, too. They do not use as many beauty products as I do. We can all benefit from nice products, even though their routine ends with moisturizer. That is when I can convince my 12-year-old to apply it.