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The 2017 Sephora Birthday Gifts have officially been announced. Remember to check all birthday offers if your big day is approaching. People with birthdays late in the year can sometimes get the gift for the new year (if they choose). That is because gift redemption is a four-week period that includes the two weeks before your birthday and the two weeks after. You will usually see a pop up banner online or get an email notifying you when your gift is available. Click through either link, and you will be fruitful. Those picking up the gift in-store can give their email address or rewards card to verify eligibility. Make sure anyone picking this up on your behalf knows your email address. Only one birthday gift is available per year, so choose the one you like best.
No purchase is required to pick up a birthday gift in store, but there is a purchase required online. Those without flash or standard Rouge shipping are subject to a $5.95 shipping fee if spending less than $50. There are three gifts available online, two are skincare gifts and one is a makeup gift. The Jack Black gift is not available in-stores (but I am unsure if it will stay out of stores all year or if they just have not received them yet). If I see it in stores at any point this year, I will update this article. This is a traditional male brand, but a man who does not to wear makeup could select the Caudalie gift if he chooses to pick up the gift in-person. That beats placing a $50 online order to pick up the Jack Black gift, unless he plans to place an order around that time anyway.
The Caudalie birthday gift includes:
-0.33oz Vinoperfect Radiance Serum
-0.33oz Vinosource Moisturizing Sorbet
The tarte birthday gift includes:
-0.05oz Amazonian Clay 12-Hour Blush in Paaarty
-0.03 oz Tarteist Creamy Matte Lip Paint in Birthday Suit
The Jack Black birthday gift includes:
-1oz Deep Dive Glycolic Facial Cleanser
-1oz Clean Break Oil-Free Moisturizer
If you do not receive an email notifying you that your gift is available, it should still appear in your account. The links above could also help you add the gift, but it will only add to your cart if your account is eligible, within two weeks of your birthdate in either direction (before or after). You can add the gift (once available) without a direct link by selecting the tab called redeem rewards from your cart. The gift should pop-up. This is also the way to cash in Beauty Insider points. Those who are unable to add from their cart or using direct links, need to call Sephora and ask customer service to add the gift for them.
This is the second year with no Rouge bonus in the birthday gift. It is safe to assume this bonus will not return as Rouge benefits continue to diminish. The good news is it the first time I’ve ever seen three options, so even a Rouge member has a shot to pick up something new to his/her collection.
Sephora does not inform a single Beauty Insider of all deal details. Certain offers are targeted and others have different purchase minimums based on the code. Remember to check New Offers and/or Recycled Offers before placing an online order. If you’re spending over $25, you can add a promo code to any order. See all Sephora articles. Read Tips For Getting the Best Deal When Shopping Sephora. View my main page for the guide map to the site and deeper deal exploration.
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