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Sephora Employees Reveal Awesome Shopping Hacks

Updated March 29, 2021 3.3k votes 696 voters 34.1k views16 items

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If you're a diehard makeup lover, then the chances are that you're always down to save money at Sephora. Here you'll find a list of tried and true shopping tricks and tales straight from employees that will help you score free items and get you the most value for your dollar each and every time you venture in for another shameless makeup binge. Whether you love shopping online or prefer experiencing the cosmetic wonderland live and in person, these Sephora hacks may just get you through your next purchase with money left over. 

You'll learn why you should never buy fragrance unless it's in a sampler pack and why there's no need to succumb to the temptation of travel sized impulse items as you wait in the checkout line. You'll also be armed with everything you need to know about Sephora's return policy and find out why it's not necessarily a bad thing if the item you're looking for is out of stock. 

Let the savings begin.

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    Get Free Shipping For A Year For Only $10

    Love shopping online but hate paying the high shipping rates? Just head over to Sephora Flash where you can pay $10 and get free shipping all year long. It's kind of like Amazon Prime for makeup junkies.

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    Buy Discounted Sephora Or JCPenny Gift Cards

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    Check out where you can buy discounted Sephora gift cards for a fraction of the price. Don't forget to check out the JCPenny gift cards as well; you might just find one that has an even bigger discount that you can use at a Sephora inside a JCPenny store. 

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    Get A Free 15-Minute Makeover

    Sephora offers free mini makeovers where you can focus on anything from smokey eyes to contouring. Not only will you leave the store looking great, you may even discover a new favorite product along the way.

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    Become A Beauty Insider

    When it comes to reward programs, Sephora has a great one. You can sign up for free to become a Beauty Insider and get a free birthday gift as well as free beauty classes. If you spend up to $350 a year, you can sign up for VIB access and get exclusive savings and a makeover. Go crazy and spend more than $1000 a year and you'll get an all inclusive VIB Rogue membership which includes free two-day shipping on all orders and invites to special events. No matter which club you fall into, you'll get points with every purchase. Those points can be redeemed for free gift sets and makeup.

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