The 2019 Sephora Spring Bonus Sale is here. Beauty Insider members get 10% off, VIB members get 15% off, and Rouge members get 20% off. Scroll down for the dates and important details for the Sephora 2019 Spring VIB sale. It is open to every tier even though most people call it the VIB sale. Once again, Sephora is calling the discount event the 2019 Sephora Spring Bonus. This is the first time since 2013 that Sephora Spring Sale separated all discounts based on Beauty Insider reward level. Since the launch of the Rouge program, the Sephora Spring discount event always offered VIB and Rouge members the same 15% off discount. Rouge members get 20% off for the first time in the 2019 Sephora Spring Sale.
The only other time where we saw a similar discount structure to the 2019 Sephora Spring Bonus Sale was in the August 2018 Beauty Insider Appreciation Event. Since we’ve only received that event once, it is too soon to know if it will even repeat. The Fall 2018 Holiday Bonus gave VIB and Rouge members the same 20% off. As I cannot see Sephora taking anything major away, I doubt the fall discount will ever dip to 15% for VIB members. On the same token, I cannot see them raising the Rouge discount, so I think both levels will get see the 20% off sale this fall.
This Spring sale event has gone by many names, but the name had never repeated more than twice. Seeing it go by the Sephora Spring Bonus Sale in 2019 for the third year in a row makes me think Sephora finally found a name for the sale it likes enough to keep. Considering how it likes to keep us on our toes to prevent us from spoiling sale information early, it surprises me that the name did not change. Only members of Sephora’s Beauty Insider program can take part in this event (and a lot of other offers) so make sure you sign up if you have not already.
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 this 2019 Sephora Spring Bonus Sale lines up with others on the calendar. You can also visit my Sephora retailer page to see active and upcoming offers of all types. Those who need something between discounts can always use a promo code to maximize their deal.
2019 – Sephora Spring Bonus Sale
VIB Rouge- 20% off code HEYROUGE (must have a Rouge account to view this link) from April 26th through May 6th. That is a total of 11 days. There are six days of shopping during Rouge Early Access to the event.
VIB- 15% off code HEYVIB from May 2nd through May 6th. That is a total of 5 shopping days.
Beauty Insider Members- 10% off code HEYINSIDER from May 2nd through May 6th. That is a total of 5 shopping days.
Sephora Spring 2019 Sale Rouge Event
The Rouge Event (must have a Rouge account to view this link) is pretty basic this year. We will get to take a non-Rouge member into the store with us. They can use their own Beauty Insider Account to get our 20% off discount only if they shop with us in store on the first day of the sale. It is an open door event, and there is no mention of an in-store GWP.
Sephora 2019 Spring Bonus Sale Recommendations
The Sephora Sun Safety Kit is weak this year. It is something I’ve purchased every year since 2013, so even though this is the worst one I’ve seen, I could not pass on it with the discount. I purchased it the first day of the sale, so the article has the review now.
The Urban Decay Game of Thrones Vault releases on April 29th. I am seriously considering it, because I am a huge Game of Thrones and Urban Decay fan. If I get it, my budget will max out. It would be nice to grab some essentials that I need before the November 2019 VIB Sale. Those who love it as much as I do and have a less restricted budget should grab it!
Fine Print for the Sephora Spring 2019 Sale
You can shop the event as often as you’d like. No minimum purchase is required to get the discount, but whatever free shipping minimum you have for online orders also applies during the event. There aren’t many exclusions to the Sephora Spring Bonus Sale Event other than the typical gift card exclusion, customizable sets (where the discount for customizing is usually greater than the percentage off you’d get under the event anyway), Play!, Flash, gift wrap, taxes, shipping & handling, the Ordinary, Google, and MAC Cosmetics VIVA GLAM products. Clients are limited to the purchase of one Dyson item, three Drunk Elephant items, and three Tatcha items, and five Morphe items per transaction. Not valid on previous purchases, purchases of gift cards or eGift cards, FLASH, PLAY! by SEPHORA, gift wrap, taxes, or shipping & handling charges. The discount only applies to items purchased during the event.
Return of discounted merchandise will be for the price actually paid. Sephora is not responsible for damaged, lost, or stolen offer materials or barcodes. Offer has no cash value and may not be altered, sold, bartered, or transferred. Relevant Beauty Insider status must be attained prior to redemption. No minimum purchase required. Due to heavy demand, Sephora FLASH delivery times cannot be guaranteed for this offer. Cannot be used in conjunction with other offer or reward, so the Rouge rewards cards do not combine with the discount. Items in the sale section qualify for the discount. The discount is available online using the promo code, but make sure to ask for the discount in-store. Sales associates do not always apply the discount automatically. Members shopping in a Sephora in JC Penney will also get the discount in-store, but it will not work at JC Penney online.
2018 – Sephora Spring Bonus Sale
VIB Rouge- 15% off code YAYROUGE from April 13th through April 16th and again from April 20th through April 23rd. That is a total of 8 days.
VIB- 15% off code YAYVIB from April 20th through 23rd. That is a total of 4 shopping days.
Beauty Insider Members- 10% off code YAYINISDER from April 20th through April 23rd. That is a total of 4 shopping days.
2017 – Sephora Spring Bonus Sale
I was not blogging in 2017. The links below belong to the Sephora Community moderator. To view the Rouge link below, you need to log into a Rouge account or an account that was Rouge at one time. VIB (or members who were VIB at one time) and Rouge members can view the VIB link. Beauty Insiders, VIB, and Rouge members can view the BI link. The online community does not demote your status so you can view the boards for the highest Beauty Insider level you were at any given time. You will get demoted for title and shopping benefits if you do not re-qualify each year.
VIB Rouge- 15% off code ROUGESPRING from April 18th through April 24th. That was a total of 7 shopping days.
VIB- 15% off code VIBSPRING from April 19th through 24th. That was a total of 6 shopping days.
Beauty Insider Members- 10% off code BISPRING from April 9th through April 12th. That was a total of 4 shopping days.
2016 – Love Note Sale
I was blogging in 2016 so the links below are to my 2016 article.
VIB Rouge- 15% off code ROUGENOTE from April 7th through April 13th. That was a total of 7 shopping days.
VIB- 15% off code VIBNOTE from April 8th through 13th. That was a total of 6 shopping days.
Beauty Insider Members- 10% off code BINOTE from April 9th through April 12th. That was a total of 4 shopping days.
2015 – Sephora A Love Note Sale
I was blogging in 2015 so the links below are to my 2015 article.
VIB Rouge- 15% off code ROUGELOVE from April 12th through April 21st. That was a total of 10 shopping days.
VIB- 15% off code VIBLOVE from April 16th through 21st. That was a total of 6 shopping days.
Beauty Insider Members- 10% off code BILOVE from April 17th through April 20th. That was a total of 4 shopping days. This was the first year Beauty Insiders moved from 15% to 10%.
VIB Rouge- 15% off code ROUGETICKET (no Rouge link for 2014) from March 30th through April 11th. That was a total of 13 shopping days.
VIB- 15% off code VIBTICKET from April 3rd through 11th. That was a total of 9 shopping days.
Beauty Insider Members- 10% off code TICKET from April 4th through April 10th. That was a total of 7 shopping days.
2013 – Sephora Chic Week
VIB Rouge- This tier did not launch until July 2013
VIB- 15% off code VIBCHIC from April 11th through 22nd. That was a total of 12 shopping days.
Beauty Insiders- 15% off code CHIC from April 12th through April 21st. That was a total of 10 shopping days.
This had the title the VIB sale, because it was originally only open to VIB members. After the Rouge tier launched, it included that tier as well. It later opened up to include Beauty Insider Members, but many still call it (and the Sephora Spring Sale) the VIB Sale. The “VIB sale” (Holiday Bonus) takes place in the Fall. That event gives 20% off to VIB and Rouge Members and 15% off to Beauty Insider members.
The first time we saw this discount was August 2018. It is too soon to say if it will repeat each year. If it does repeat in 2019, there is a chance it is a new event and not a one-time discount given to relaunch the revamped Beauty Insider Program. Rouge members got 20% off, VIB members got 15% off, and Beauty Insider members got 10% off.
What Does This Mean?
Rouge members received 7 shopping days in 2016 and 2017. They got 8 in 2018 and 11 in 2019. We also get 20% for the first time ever. No more waiting for fall for the items we want 20% off on. That is a huge improvement that I noted in my VIB Rouge exclusive offers article.
VIB members received 6 shopping days in 2015, 2016, and 2017. They got 4 in 2018 and are up to 5 in 2019. While they still need to get a day back to return to 2015-2017 benefits, they are closer in 2019 than they were in 2018. As it was an improvement, I noted that in the VIB exclusive offers article.
Beauty Insiders received 4 shopping days for the past 4 years, so they gained a day this year. I noted the improvement in the Beauty Insider members exclusive offers.
There was an improvement for every level in 2019, so I think most people should be happy.
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