Birthday Month Beauty Swag

Ah, January. Beginning of the year and it was also my birthday month. Whoop! I had started gathering up the freebies a few weeks and picked up the rest after my birthday. The one thing I wanted to get ASAP was the mini gift set from Sephora. They’re offering 3 this year From Bite, Glamglow, and Bumble and Bumble. I chose the set from Bite since I was immediately drawn to the shades of the lip products.

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The set contains samples of their Agave lip balm and lip scrub, and deluxe sample sizes of their Matte Creme lip crayon in Glace and Amuse Bouche lipstick in Chai.

Ulta’s freebie was a Cranberry and Pomegranate lip oil and mask. If you subscribed to their email list and entered your birthday, you’ll receive a coupon to print out and present at any location to receive it. In addition, there’s also a promo to activate which gets you twice as many points for their Ultamate rewards program for every $1 you spend during your birthday month.

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Haven’t used the lip oil yet, but it smells nice. I don’t know if it’s just me that feels this way, but Ulta’s birthday freebies have been somewhat lackluster in past years, with the exception of the Benefit Porefessional from last year.

I also noticed in their recent ad that they change the freebies depending on when your birthday falls. That kind of annoyed me. It would have been nice if they were all offered as options and we could choose one like with Sephora. *shrugs* Oh well.

One thought on “Birthday Month Beauty Swag

  1. stashy February 4, 2018 / 6:52 am

    I bet most people will opt for the BITE set from Sephora! I actually don’t own any of the shades in that set so yay.
    Enjoy your goodies and Happy Belated Birthday! ❤

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