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The Best Sephora Beauty Insider Member Exclusive Promotions and Offers 2019

See the 2020 Sephora Beauty Insider Promotions

Sephora offers special promotions to members of its rewards program, and this article covers the promo codes, promotions, and offers for Beauty Insider members. Anyone on the program who spends $0 to $349 is a Beauty Insider. There are so many promotions for this rewards level, but I wanted a place to go over the best ones. These are only the ones I find worth mentioning, so subscribe to Sephora emails to see all of them. I only list the promotion in the lowest tier that qualifies to prevent redundancy (and see the real difference between the tiers). Any Beauty Insider can redeem these offers, but I also track VIB and Rouge offers. My goal is to track all promotions, not just the ones that get advertised. By the end of the year, we can look back and see what we get for joining.

2019 Sephora Event Calendar

I have one timeline where I list all major: Promotions, Sales, Deals, GWP, Promo Codes, and Events. Those who want to see an overall idea of what to expect this year should stop by. See where these Sephora Beauty Insider Promotions line up with others on the calendar. You can also visit my Sephora retailer page to see active and upcoming offers of all types.

Advertised Promotions

There are some changes from 2018 to 2019. Click that link to the read the 2018 article to go over what we received last year for an idea of what is to come for this year or what we end up missing this year.

-Points Per Dollar: 1

-Birthday Gift: Choose 1 of 2 options

-Seasonal Savings: 10% discount in the Spring and a 15% discount in the Fall. The August discount did not include this level in 2019 like it did in 2018.

-Rewards Bazaar: Trial-Size products and One-of-a-Kind Experiences

Promotions Not Advertised

We do at times get sample bags. If there are any, I will list them in that article, but I will also list them below.

Point Multipliers have an article of their own. I will mention them in that article, but I will also list them below.

All Promotions

Every Beauty Insider promotion (whether advertised or not) that I dedicate an article to is in reverse chronological order below.

Free Sephora Play Box

12/27/19- Use code TREAT for a deluxe Tatcha The Pearl Tinted Eye Illuminating Treatment with a $35 purchase.

Free Sephora Play Box

12/22/19- Use code PLAYBALL for a free Sephora Play Box with a $50 purchase.

Free Candle

12/19/19- Get a free Voluspa candle in-stores or online with a $40 fragrance while supplies last. No promo code needed. Valid 12/19/19 and while supplies last.

Spend More, Get More

12/12/19- Use code GETMORE to select 3 samples with a $50 purchase, or 5 trial sizes with a $75 purchase.

Holiday Hooray

Use code 2019HOORAY to get $15 off a $75 purchase from December 5th through December 17th. Beauty Insider members shop during all access leaving them with 13 days and $15 over non-members. See its article for more details.

Jo Malone Wood Sage & Sea Salt Cologne

Use code SEASALT for a free 0.3oz Jo Malone Wood Sage & Sea Salt Cologne with a $45 purchase.

Cyber Weekend Mystery Bag

Mystery Bags are back.

Use code CYBERBAG to receive a mystery bag with 10 foil packets. Valid through 12/02/19 or while supplies last.

You could get this one.

Or this one.

Those shopping in person could get this one.

Or this one.

Use code MERRIER for a free bag with six deluxe samples with an $85 purchase. Valid through 12/02/19 or while supplies last.

You could get this one.

Or this one.

Or this one.

Fragrance Mini

11/25/19- Use code SOLUXE to choose a deluxe Tom Ford sample from Eau de Soleil Blanc or Casablanca Lipstick with a $35 purchase.

Fragrance Mini

11/20/19- Use code LIBRE for a deluxe Yves Saint Laurent Libre Eau de Parfum with a $45 purchase.

Choose Your Fragrance

11/14/19- Use code LOVESCENT to select a fragrance mini with a $35 purchase.

Sephora 2019 Holiday Bonus

-Beauty Insider members- Use code HOLIDAYSAVE for 10% off online or ask for the discount on a VIB account in store from 11/07/19 through 11/11/19. That is a total of 5 days. It was 15% in past years, so this is a reduction in benefits. See the 10% off Sephora 2019 Holiday Sale article for more details.

Shop More, Get More

10/25/19- Use code YOUCHOOSE to select 3 samples with a $50 purchase, or 5 trial sizes with a $75 purchase.

Choose Your Sample Set

10/22/19 -Use code ADVENTURE for a set of samples inside a sustainable beauty bag with a $50 purchase.

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Ole Henriksen, Shop More, Get More

10/12/19- Use code OLEGLOW to select 3 samples with a $50 purchase, or 5 trial sizes with a $75 purchase.

Free Mini Votive Candle

09/30/19- Use code NESTMINI for a free 1oz NEST Grapefruit Mini Votive Candle with a $40 fragrance purchase.

9 Hair Samples

09/29/19 -Use code HAIRHUE for a deluxe dpHue sample and 8 haircare foils with a $35 purchase.

Best of Drunk Elephant

09/27/19 -Use code BESTDUO for 2 deluxe samples from Drunk Elephant: 0.17oz A-Passioni, and 0.17oz B-Hydra with a $35 purchase.

The Greats

09/26/19 -Use code THEGREATS to select a deluxe sample from Natasha Denona, Charlotte Tilbury, or PAT McGRATH with a $25 purchase.

Best of fresh

09/25/19 -Use code BESTFRESH to select 2 fresh samples with a $35 purchase.


09/23/19 -Use code FOURFAVES to select 4 foundation samples with a $60 purchase.

Sephora Play Box

09/21/19 -Use code MYPLAY to experience Sephora Play for free with a $50 purchase. *Includes 5 deluxe samples and a foil or fragrance vial.

Lipstick and Fragrance

09/05/19 -Use code JMLPOPPY for a 0.3oz JO MALONE Poppy and Barley with a $45 purchase.

Lipstick and Fragrance

09/05/19 -Use code BRANDNEW for a deluxe Bite Lipstick and 8 fragrance vials with a $35 purchase.

Face Faves

09/03/19 -Use code PEONY for a deluxe Tatcha The Silk Peony Melting Eye Cream with a $35 purchase.

Face Faves

08/30/19 -Use code DRDENNIS for a deluxe Alpha Beta Exfoliating Moisturizer and 7 days of peel pads from Dr Dennis Gross with a $35 purchase.

Face Faves

08/15/19 -Use code FACEFAVES for two deluxe samples and 7 foundation foils with a $35 purchase.

$100 Sample

08/06/19 -Use code DRSTURM for a 0.3oz Dr. Barbara Sturm Hyaluronic Serum with a $65 purchase. *Yes, this has the highest buy-in for a single sample that I’ve ever seen, but I’ve never seen a single sample worth $100 from Sephora before.

Clean Beauty Sample Set

08/01/19 -Use code CLEANBAG for a 12-piece clean skincare and fragrance sampler with a $35 purchase.

National Lipstick Day

07/29/19- Use code MATTELIP for a 0.035oz Fenty Beauty Mattemoiselle Plush Matte Lipstick in Thicc with a $25 purchase.

Foundation Spend More, Get More

07/28/19- Use code FOUNDMINE to select 3 samples with a $50 purchase, or 5 trial sizes with a $75 purchase.

Foundation Sample Set

07/15/19 -Use code RIGHTSHADE for a 7-piece complexion must-haves set with a $35 purchase.

Hair Sample Kit

06/28/19 -Use code HAIRLOVE for a 9-piece has sample set (two deluxe samples and 7 foils) with a $35 purchase.

Dior Foundation and Primer

06/02/19- Use code RUNWAYU to select samples of a Dior foundation shade to pair with your Dior primer with a $45 purchase.

Pick a Free Trial-Size Fragrance

05/25/19- Use code ANEWSCENT to select a perfume mini from 6 options with a $35 purchase.

Spend More, Get More

05/22/19- Use code LOVEDRUNK to select a Drunk Elephant trial size duo from 0.17oz B-Hydra Intensive Hydration Serum and C-Firma Day Serum, or a 0.17oz T.L.C. Sukari Babyfacial and Virgin Marula Luxury Facial Oil with a $35 purchase.

Spend More, Get More

05/14/19- Use code PICKYOURS to select 3 samples with a $50 purchase, or 5 trial sizes with a $75 purchase. Starts 05/17/19!

Score Five Trial Sizes in a Free Sephora Play! Box

05/13/19 -Use code PLAYTIME for a free Sephora Play Box (five top trial sizes plus a beauty bonus) with a $50 purchase. 

Yves Saint Laurent Samples

05/10/19 -Use code ALLYOURS for 2 0.16oz Yves Saint Laurent samples: All Hours Foundation (choose from 4 shades), and Top Secrets Pore Refiner with a $45 purchase. 

5x points on any fragrance purchase and a free NEST Rose Noir & Out Votive Candle With a $75 Purchase.

Sephora celebrates fragrance every May. All beauty insiders get 5x points on any fragrance purchase from 05/07/19 through 05/12/19. It is a Mother’s Day promotion. This usually lasts closer to 2 weeks, but it is normally only 3x points. We get less time to redeem this year but a bigger multiplier. Those who spend $75 or more also get a free NEST Rose Noir & Out Votive Candle.

Five Wellness Samples

04/22/19 -Use code GETWELL for 5 wellness samples from Sephora Collection x Olly, HUM Nutrition, Four Sigmatic, Moon Juice, and Vital Proteins with a $25 purchase.

Sephora 2019 Spring Bonus

Get 10% off in store or online using code HEYINISDER from May 2nd through May 6th. That is a total of 5 shopping days. They only got 4 shopping days in 2018, so this is an improvement from last year. See the 15% off Sephora Spring 2019 Bonus Sale article for more details.

Fragrance Sample Set

04/12/19 -Use code SEVENSCENT for 7 fragrance vials, and a mini Bite Beauty Lipstick with a $35 purchase.

Foundation Sample Set

04/10/19 -Use code SOSET for a 0.17oz Cover Fx Cloud Primer, and a 0.12 Laura Mercier Translucent Loose Setting Powder with a $35 purchase.

Foundation Sample Set

03/26/19 -Use code MYMATCH for a free foundation sample set and two trial sizes with a $35 purchase.

Spend More, Get More

03/24/19- Use code TRYTATCHA to select one trial size from Tatcha: The  Water Cream or The Dewy Skin Cream with a $35 purchase.

Spend More, Get More

03/22/19- Use code DESERT to select two trial sizes from 4 for festival season with a $35 purchase.

Spend More, Get More

03/22/19- Use code YOUPICK to select one sample with a $25 purchase, 3 samples with a $50 purchase or 5 trial sizes with a $75 purchase.

Choose a J-Beauty Trial Size

02/24/19 -Use code JBEAUTY to select a deluxe sample from three options: 0.5oz TATCHA Pure One Step Camellia Cleansing Oil, 0.33oz SK-II Facial Treatment Essence, 0.17oz SHISEIDO Benefiance WrinkleResist 24 Intensive Eye Contour Cream with a $35 purchase.

Choose Two Trial Sizes

02/20/19 -Use code GET2 to select two samples from three options: 0.17oz Too Faced Shadow Insurance, 0.67oz DRROEBUCK’S No Worries Hydrating Face Moisturizer, and 0.67oz MOROCCANOIL Protect & Prevent Spray with a $35 purchase.

Coco Cabana Cream

02/20/19 -Use code CABANA for a 0.84oz Sol de Janeiro Coco Cabana Cream with a $25 purchase.

Hair Fix

02/16/19 -Use code HAIRFIX to select two deluxe hair samples from: 1 oz Briogeo Don’t Despair, Repair! Deep Conditioning Mask, 0.34oz MOROCCANOIL Moroccanoil Treatment, 1oz Bumble and bumble Hairdresser’s Invisible Oil Heat & UV Protective Prime, and 0.5oz Living Proof Restore Perfecting Spray with a $35 purchase.

La Mer

02/14/19 -Use code LAMER to select one deluxe La Mer sample from Creme de la Mer, The Moisturizing Soft Cream, and the Moisturizing Cool Gel Cream with a $45 purchase.

Givenchy Lip Balm

02/07/19 -Use code PLUMP for a deluxe Givenchy Le Rose Perfecto Beautyifying Lip Balm in Fearless Pink with a $35 purchase.

Living Proof Shampoo and Conditioner Set

02/06/19 -Use code CLEANHAIR for 1oz shampoo and conditioner samples from Living Proof with a $35 purchase.

Valentine’s Day Fragrance Sample Set

02/01/19 -Use code SOMUCHLOVE for a free fragrance sample set and deluxe Bite Matte Lip Crayon in XO with a $35 purchase.

Spend More, Get More

01/28/19- Use code YOURTHREE to select 3 trial sizes with a $50 purchase, or code YOURFIVE to select 5 trial sizes with a $75 purchase.

Try Play

01/23/19 -Use code TRYPLAY for a free Sephora Play Box in Merry Must Haves or Bright Delights (without a subscription commitment) with a $50 purchase. The samples pictured look like the ones I received in my November 2018 Sephora Play box, but they could pull samples from the December 2018 Sephora Play box.

The Skin of Your Dreams

01/18/19 -Use code SLEEP to select a deluxe overnight sample with a $35 purchase.

GO BIG Sample Bag

01/12/19 -Use code GOBIG for the Make an ENTRANCE sample bag of foils with a $45 purchase. *Sephora sent an email advertising the GO BIG sample bag again. This originally launched on 11/24/18. It never really went away though. I had been regularly checking, and it was available every time I checked.

Skincare Sample Bag

01/10/19 -Use code DREAMSKIN for 12 skincare foils with a $35 purchase. Available in-store and online.

2x Points on Skincare

Sephora gives 2x points on skincare every January. All Beauty Insiders get 2x points on any skincare purchase from 01/11/19 through 01/21/19., Inc.

What are your thoughts on these Sephora Beauty Insider Offers? Let me know below. Sephora does not inform any Beauty Insider of all promotions. It does list a great deal of them on its Beauty Offers page, but I list some it does not on my Sephora Deals Page. Between the ones it lists and the ones I list, you can catch most of them. Subscribe to emails to get targeted offers. If you’re spending over $25 online, there is always a promo code that you can apply. Most major events run on a set schedule, which is why I track them. 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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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.

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