If you have to buy it, get the best deal!
The Gorgeous Hair Event is only a few weeks away, so it is time to start the conversation. Yes, it feels odd to start talking about it while the Fall 21 Days of Beauty are still in progress. It has started on the first Sunday in October for years, so I predict it will run from Sunday, October 7th through Saturday, October, 27th. I also predict the next 20% off prestige coupon will start at the end of that event if not within a day or two of it wrapping. Ulta brought us all its regular promotions and added some new ones in 2018, so it seems there is always a deal too good to pass up this year. Not, that I am complaining, because I thought it would take me more than 5 months to hit Diamond. As soon as the special event page goes live or I get a look at the calendar Ulta mails, I will update this in my usual format. Until then, I am using this article as a reminder that the event is coming.
The Liter Sale takes place in December through January and again in July. While you may find some liters on sale in this event, they do not usually have the same super low prices you see in the Jumbo Love Event. Those looking for liters should wait until December (as long as they have enough to get by with), unless they see a price that is equal to or less than the liter price for the item they want from the last Liter Sale. It is extremely rare, but I have seen it happen. If not the season’s best prices on jumbo sized haircare, what can you expect to find in the Gorgeous Hair Event? There are always a ton of tools, styling products, regular sized shampoos and conditioners, hair color, treatments, and more. It is basically a sale for everything you need for Gorgeous hair, hence the name.
I highly recommend studying the online brochure, 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 two 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 the maximum 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.
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