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Prior to 2018, this countdown event included 25 days of minis. It has adjusted to 16 days for this year. While it is too soon to say if we will see 16 again next year or return to 25, I am guessing we will see the event in one form or another in 2019.
Every year, Sephora has a holiday countdown. It is called the 16 Days of Deals this year. This promotion is akin to an advent calendar where Sephora releases a new deluxe sample for the promotion everyday. Beauty Insider members can use the promo code to select the mini they want the most. It will start with one mini on December 5th and end with the 16th mini on the 20th. Minis are available the day they release and while supplies last. More popular minis will run out-of-stock quickly, but there is always a handful of options left by Christmas Day when the final mini of this promotion releases. Expect some minis to stay in stock until after the new year, because the promo code will work until all inventory is gone. Each mini is available with a $25 purchase. There are some people who know how to look into Sephora’s system to see what is coming in advance. I do not know how to do that, so I will only post the minis after Sephora shares them. This article is for tracking, not spoiling promotions. That said, I will make some guesses based on the clues and remove my guesses as the actual items get announced.
Use promo code MERRY16 to redeem a free mini with a $25 purchase. New options released daily from 12/05/18-12/20/18 and are available while supplies last.
Becca Hydra-Mist Set & Refresh Powder
Nudestix Intense Matte Lip + Cheek Pencil in Raven
Anyone spending $35 can receive two minis with the code TWOFORYOU. Valid Day One (12/05/18) only. It went down the day 12/06/18 started. *An offer to redeem multiple minis pops up on any day that advertises multiple gifts.
Kiehl’s Glow Formula Skin Hydrator
Lancome L’ABSOLU ROUGE
Sunday Riley C.E.O. Rapid Flash Brightening Serum
Origins High-Potency Night-a-Mins™ Resurfacing Cream with Fruit-Derived AHAs
drybar Detox Dry Shampoo
Clinique Pop Splash™ Lip Gloss
Bobbi Brown Primer Plus Radiance SPF 35
Use code PICKTHREE to select three minis with a $50 purchase. Valid Day Five (12/09/18) only.
First Aid Beauty Hello FAB Coconut Skin Smoothie Priming Moisturizer
Atelier Cologne Vanille Insensée Cologne Absolue Pure Perfume
beautyblender Bounce™ Liquid Whip Long Wear Foundation
Lancome DÉFINICILS – High Definition Mascara
Bumble and bumble Bb. Pret-a-Powder Tres Invisible Dry Shampoo with French Pink Clay
MOROCCANOIL Night Body Serum
Use code PICKTHREE to select three minis with a $50 purchase. Valid Day Nine (12/13/18) only.
fresh Umbrian Clay Pore Purifying Face Mask
Could be anything, but the Clinique Moisture Surge 72-Hour Auto-Replenishing Hydrator comes up first in the Google search
Could be anything, but the MOROCCANOIL Thickening Lotion comes up first in the Google search
Benefit Cosmetics They’re Real
Multiple gifts this day -Expect a code to redeem multiple minis
NEST Dahlia & Vines
In 2017, the promotion was 25DELIGHTS, which included 25 days of surprising delights.
In 2016, the promotion was 25MINIS, which included 25 days of minis.
This program goes back farther and even has times when it was 26 days, but you get the point. It is usually 25 days making this year an adjustment to the promotion.
Sephora does not inform a single Beauty Insider of all deals. 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 at least $25, you can add a promo code to any order. See all Grab or Pass and 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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