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Every time Ulta Beauty sends Bonus Points in 2019, I will update this article. These bonus points get awarded when you spend the minimum amount specified on your offer toward anything Ulta carries. I also track Brand or Product Specific Bonus Points. These bonus point offers are separate from point multipliers. If you do not receive an email on this promotion, remember to check My Bonus Offers inside My Rewards. You can activate offers from there (or the email, if you receive one). Most bonus points offers are targeted and only redeemable by those who activate them. Activate your offers before you shop. It is a good idea to check there anytime you place an order, because I’ve found offers I did not get an email for in there. For those who receive these bonus offer promotions, the amounts will always vary.
Some people get less bonus points, but they have a smaller buy-in. Others may get more bonus points, but they have a higher buy-in. Occasionally, there are people who get less bonus points for the same buy-in, but this is less common. The general rule is people get different offers based on account history. People who spend more throughout the year usually get the higher buy-ins with better bonus offers, but these offers are not an exact science. It is a sign that there is something wrong with your account if you consistently miss targeted offers others seem to get, so contact Ulta if it happens too often. There is no reason someone with an active account should miss multiple (more than 3) targeted offers in a row.
I have one timeline where I list all major: deals, coupons, GWP, Sales, promotions, and Events. Those who want to see an overall idea of what to expect this year should stop by. See where this Ulta Beauty Bonus Points offer lines up with others on the calendar. You can also visit my Ulta retailer page to see active and upcoming offers of all types.
You can redeem your bonus points offer as many times as you want until the offer expires. If you get a bonus point offer for 350 points with an $80 purchase and make two $80 purchases after the offer starts but before it expires, you will get the bonus points twice. It keeps working no many how many times you try it. Points get applied within a few hours of shopping or a few hours of shipping (for those who shop online).
Bonus points combine with other point multipliers. You calculate what you will earn for the order than add the bonus point points on top of that. For an advanced breakdown on this, read my article on Earning and Redeeming Points.
Ulta sent a total of 4 offers for Bonus Points in 2018. View its article to see when we received the offers and which ones were Platinum and Diamond only. That does not include the brand or product specific Bonus Point Offers sent to select accounts. Platinum and Diamond members received up to four and UltaMate members received up to two. I had never seen four offers in one year before 2018, so this promotion keeps improving.
Ulta Beauty sends Bonus Point offers good toward any purchase to most UltaMate Rewards accounts in January. In 2018, the offer came on January 14th. It came on January 1st in 2017. My guess is the offers may arrive very soon, because I cannot remember the last time January came and went without a bonus points offer. Since my offer for 750 points with a Beachwaver purchase ended yesterday, I thought the general Ulta Beauty bonus points offer could release today. A friend of mine received an offer for 350 bonus points with the purchase of the Becca x Khloe Kardashian & Malika Haqq Bronze, Blush & Glow Palette today, which is valid through the 17th. I did not receive that offer, so I am not listing it in my brand or product specific bonus points. I brought it up, because I doubt the general offer and this offer will overlap. Look for the general bonus point offer to arrive sometime after that ends. Considering the 20% off prestige coupon, which also comes every January, is still on its way, I wonder if we might see any overlap or miss of one of these popular promotions altogether.
What are your thoughts on these bonus points? Let me know below. Targeted Offers are exclusive to UltaMate Rewards Members, so I do recommend joining. Whenever there is an exclusive or unique Ulta Beauty offer, I will note that above. An advanced breakdown on Earning and Redeeming Points can help you maximize the UltaMate Rewards Program. Coupons are almost always available. I go over all types of Ulta coupons and track 20% off prestige coupons. Remember to check my Ulta Deals page before placing an online order for possible exclusives and advice. There are always general and brand specific offers I do not list, so check the GWP section of the Ulta site as well. Ulta encourages deal stacking. Most major events run on a schedule, and I track each one. Read Tips For Getting the Best Deal at Ulta. See all Ulta articles. View my main page for the guide map to the site and deeper deal exploration.
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