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I track all Ulta offers, and this article will cover all 5x Points offers for specific brands, products, and services for 2018. Some offers carried over from 2017, but I will only list offers that started in 2018. There will be a separate article for 5x points on anything offers (and I will link it here after I see the first universal offer of 2018). As soon as I see specific 5x points offers, I will update this article in reverse chronological order. It could be a large post by the end of the year depending on how generous Ulta is. Most 5x points offers are targeted and must be activated. You can activate the offer directly from the email Ulta sends. Make sure your account says offer activated before making a purchase.
If you are having issues with email, check the Rewards section in your Account. There are times when offers you did not receive emails on are sitting in your account waiting for activation. It actually happened to me on the very first day of this year. Contact Ulta if you are an active shopper who got skipped for more than five offers in a row. This could signify a problem on your account. I’ve never been excluded from more than 3 in a row. Offers that are available for everyone still need activation (through email, the main Ulta page, or your account section). Unless otherwise specified, all offers below are targeted. You will not get the point multiplier unless you received the offer.
No one gets all the point multipliers, but to have a complete listing, I will note when I see offers I did not receive as well as offers I received. If I receive the offer, I will also include a picture from the email. My goal with tracking offers is to better predict trends, as many retailers including Ulta repeat offers around the same time each year. It can also help shoppers see what they’re getting and what they’re being excluded from. By having them all listed in one place, it is also easier to see a pattern (if there is one). The bigger point multipliers are easy to predict, and I can tell you with certainty that Ulta will host the 10x Points Event for Platinum members at the end of August.
An offer for 5x points on Mario Badescu went out on 02/22/18. It is valid through 03/03/18. I have purchased Mario Badescu from Ulta many times, including most recently during the Love Your Skin Event.
An offer for 5x points on Essie went out on 02/17/18. It is valid through 02/24/18. I have not purchased Essie from Ulta.
An offer for 5x points on Redken went out on 02/17/18. It is valid through 02/24/18. I have not purchased Redken from Ulta.
An offer for 5x points on Philosophy went out on 02/11/18. It is valid through 02/24/18. I’ve purchased Philosophy from Ulta many times.
An offer for 5x points on Hempz went out on 02/10/18. It is valid through 02/17/18. I have not purchased this brand from Ulta, but I have received many samples.
An offer for 5x points on Not Your Mother’s went out on 02/07/18. It is valid through 02/17/18. I have not purchased this brand from Ulta, but I have received many samples.
An offer for 5x points on fragrance went out on 02/04/18. The 5x points on fragrance offer repeats each year. In 2017, it released one day later. It is valid through 02/14/18. This is targeted so it is not available on all accounts (as the fragrance crush below is). For those who received this, it will combine with the Lancome fragrance crush offer below. How it calculates depends on what level you’re at. Assuming these are your only two multipliers, Diamond members will get 9.5x, Platinum members will get 9.25x, and regular members will get 9x. That removes the duplicate base from each level. For more details on Earning and Redeeming Points, refer to its article.
An offer for 5x points on LORAC went out on 02/02/18. It is valid through 02/10/18. I have purchased LORAC from Ulta many times.
There was an offer for 5x points on Lancôme La Vie Est Belle in my account on 02/01/18. This is the fragrance crush of the month, which is a general offer available to all UltaMate members upon activation. It did not arrive in my email until 02/04/18. It is valid from 02/01/18 through 02/28/18.
This leaves me with 6 current offers, the most I’ve ever had at once. Why do I always seem to take my shopping breaks when I can stack multipliers? If you have a lot of offers and questions about stacking, view my Earning and Redeeming Points article. I have purchased Clarisonic, Clinique (no article written), Exuviance, and Patchology (no article written) from Ulta before. While I have purchased Estee Lauder, Murad, and ProActiv in the past, I do not think I’ve purchased any at Ulta.
An offer for 5x points on NYX went out on 01/14/18. It is valid through 01/27/18. I have purchased NYX (no article written) from Ulta.
An offer for 5x points on Lancome went out on 01/09/18. It is valid through 01/20/18. I have purchased Lancome from Ulta before, but I generally prefer to purchase Lancome from retailers that offer a large GWP.
Select members get 5x points on services (salon, Dermalogica Skin Services, and Benefit Brow Bar). It is valid from 01/07/18 through 02/03/18. This was a general offer in 2017, but it is targeted in 2018. I did not receive this offer. Though I have purchased services from the Benefit Brow Bar, I have never used the salon or Dermalogica skin services.
There was an offer for 5x points on Philosophy Amazing Grace in my account on 01/01/18. It did not arrive in my email until 01/05/18. This is the fragrance crush of the month, which is a general offer available to all UltaMate members upon activation. It is valid from 01/01/18 through 01/31/18.
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. 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. Product reviews do not always make it into the haul article, but you can always type the product into the search bar to see if I’ve mentioned it or reviewed it elsewhere. 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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