A Shopaholic’s Guide to Beauty Reward Cards!

Happy Summer Prepsters!

I noticed that I haven’t posted in awhile (silly me). I was reorganizing my wallet and came across my rewards cards. I’ve collected a generous amount of them over the years. Personally I LOVE rewards/membership cards! As an avid shopaholic and a typical money conscious teenager I found that these cards allow me to purchase things, while staying within budget. By no means am I a shopping expert, I am going to share with y’all this technique I use that works for me. Let’s get started!

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Today I am only going to focus on the beauty cards I have. If y’all would like to see my other cards (food) please leave me a comment letting me know!

**ALL ARE FREE TO JOIN**

Beauty Insider (Sephora):
I shop here when I am looking for specific, higher end makeup.

What is it?
Spend a dollar, earn a point. The more you shop, the better the rewards. Once you get 350 points (within a year) you will become a VIB- Very Important Buyer. This will allow you to get even better deals and rewards!

Perks?
100 Points Perks (Free Mini of Makeup)
250 Points Perks (iPhone Case, etc)
500 Points Perks (Full size item, etc)
Complimentary Birthday Gift
Emails about coupons and promotions!

Ultamate Rewards (ULTA Beauty):
I shop here when I need to run in and pick up something either drugstore or high-end!

What is it?
Members will earn 1 point per $1 on anything at the stores and online. Members will also receive occasional BONUS POINT coupons throughout the year, which will be located on the ULTA mailers. Additionally, your points will be good for a FULL YEAR.

Perks?
$3.50 off a purchase of $10 or more (Always)
100 points $3.00 off a purchase
250 points $8.00 off a purchase
500 points $17.50 off a purchase
750 points $30.00 off a purchase
1,000 points $50.00 off a purchase
2,000 points $125.00 off a purchase
You may also redeem points for various salon services ranging from haircuts and highlights to facials and OPI Gel nail services.
Emails about coupons and promotions!

FAB: Friends and Benefits (BareMinerals):

I usually only shop here twice a year, once in the summer and once in the winter.

What is it?
Spend a dollar, earn a point.

Perks?
Free Makeover on your birthday.
Personal Sale Day to get 15% off anything.
Spend $150, get $10 off a future purchase.
You’re always on “the list” and will be invited to top-secret events near you.

Personally, I feel like ULTA gives the best rewards. What do you think? Do you have any of these reward cards?

*** I am on vacation right now! In the coming week be prepared to definitely see the following:
June HAUL
Beach Vacation HAUL
June Favorites***

Stay Classy,
Olivia

President’s Day HAUL: J.Crew, Sephora, and MORE!

Happy President’s Day Prepsters!

I am munching on some beyond delicious CPK (California Pizza Kitchen) and thought I would start a post. I am shopping right now and I might as well make a haul. I hope y’all have a lovely holiday! Enjoy!

Sephora:

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Soap & Glory: Clean On Me – ($16)
I’ve heard lots of good things about this product; I was hunting for a great shower soap and I hope this is the one for me! I’ll keep y’all posted and let you know how I like it!

Temptations:

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White Bubble Necklace and Earrings ($22.99)
I was shocked when I found this! J.Crew sells almost identical bubble necklaces (but they are way more expensive obviously…). The earrings came with it but I didn’t really want them. Oh well. I am VERY excited about this purchase! 🙂

J. Crew:

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Boatneck Neon Pink with Navy and White Stripes 3/4 Length Shirt:
(Originally: $45.00)- (Sale: $14.87!)

Blue and White Stripped Infinity Scarf:
(Originally: $39.50) – (Sale: 14.86!)

Gold Bow Key Fob:
(Originally: $25.00) – (Sale: $7.73!)

I was SUPER excited by the great deals I found! Everything was an additional 30% off and I get 15% off my purchase because my mom is a teacher. I am SO ready to rock these adorable things!

Lands’ End- Canvas:

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Blue and Teal Oxford Button Down:
(Originally: $50) – (Sale: $15.49!)

Grey Long Sleeve Cotton-T with Buttons Down the Back:
(Originally: $50) – (Sale: $17.99!)

Cream 3/4 Cal-Neck Tee:
(Originally: $50) – (Sale: $15.49!)

Lands’ End was having a HUGE sale and I couldn’t resist!

I hope y’all enjoyed my haul! Leave me a comment if you went shopping recently. I’d love to know what you got! 🙂

Stay Classy,
Olivia