How to Save TONS of Money on High End Makeup/How to Get Free Makeup!

How to Save TONS of Money on High End Makeup/How to Get Free Makeup!

This video has been requested for quite some time! My apologies for the length, it’s a lot to cover. All my own opinions, not sponsored. Some links below are referrals (a link which earns both you and me perks).

@0:24 – General Tips
– drugstore makeup
– be flexible to shop the best deals
– be aware of kickbacks/affiliations

@2:55 – Sephora
– points system: 1 pt per
– redeem points for deluxe samples (100 points)/full sizes (~1000 points)
– watch for points multipliers
– flash shipping – for 1 year of expedited shipping

@5:30 – Ulta
– THE BEST points system
– 1000 points = , 2000 points = 5 to spend on any item in store
– beauty breaks
– bigger perks for higher levels (Platinum and Diamond)

NOT MENTIONED (I forgot this!) – you can order through Ulta via Google Express and still get points/bonus points plus combine with any promotions. Free shipping at !
*Make sure you enter your rewards number into Google Express*
Get off including prestige items:

@9:16 – Department Stores
– Macy’s, Nordstrom, Belk, Bloomingdale’s, etc
– Free shipping with any beauty purchase
– Individual rewards programs

@10:05 – Direct Websites
– Urban Decay – earn -20 by writing reviews and linking social media
Earn bonus points for signing up (no purchase required):

– Smashbox – Smashcash, earn 10-20% back on all orders depending on level, anniversary gifts

– Tarte – earn points by opening emails, writing reviews, points translate to extra items or gift cards
Get 100 points with sign up (no purchase required):

– Mac – free shipping, free makeover, bonus gifts with purchase, birthday gifts

– Referrals – usually get $ off on initial purchase (and you can help your friends!)

@13:17 – Cash Back

– Ebates – reliable cash back service, good bonus days

– Ibotta – great for using in store at grocery stores and drugstores
Get bonus on first use:

– Couponcabin – members-only offers are frequently around 15%, FAST cash back instantly deposited

– Befrugal – guaranteed highest cash back (will match at 125%)
Get bonus with first use:

@17:53 – Gift Cards

– Raise – offers a percentage off, wait for 5-10% coupons and purchase through the ebates app for an extra 1%, then use your gift card again for more cash back
bonus on first order:

– Paypal-Digital-Gifts – via eBay, runs promotions of extra -10
(Not sure how to link this, make sure any eBay gift card is sold ONLY by this seller)

@19:54 Free Makeup

– Influenster – sends VoxBoxes in exchange for reviews/photos
Sign up here, it’s 100% free:

– Crowdtap – sends multiple items from a brand in exchange for reviews/photos, earn Amazon gift cards for your reviews
100% free:

As mentioned in the video, please keep your budget in mind! Deals and savings are a fun way to get more for less, but always keep in mind the signs of overspending. ♥️

Urban Decay Kaleidoscope Palette
Cover FX Lunar Glitter Drops
Kat Von D Stuffed Kiss “Roxy”
Urban Decay Special Effects Topcoat “Ritual”
Stila Blush “Water Lily”

About Me:
Dry/Acne-Prone Skin – Mac NC20/Maybelline Fit Me 128/Tarte Light Sand/Bobbi Brown Warm Sand/Dior Linen/Estee Lauder 2W1

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