Hello, gorgeous! All those products we use to look and feel a bit better can be costly. But if you know where to look, you’ll find a bounty of beautiful freebies. Look even more marvelous, dah-ling with these products and services on the house.
A lot of beauty and makeup stores are anxious for you to test their products. So much so, they’ll happily give you multiple free samples just for asking. It’s always worth popping into your favorite beauty store on your next trip to the mall and asking about any freebies they may have.
It’s also worth checking out your favorite store’s social media accounts. Follow them on Facebook, Instagram or Twitter, and wait for them to post any special offers or deals that will then pop up in your feed.
Here are 12 places to get beauty and health freebies.
1. Bare Minerals
Ask in-person or order online and get a free sample with every order. You can also join Bare Minerals’ free Good Rewards Loyalty Program for extra benefits, which include free shipping, deluxe free samples, and a birthday gift.
Sephora is another great place to ask about free samples while you’re in the store. If you’re shopping online, make sure to take advantage of their online free samples; you can add two freebies to your basket with each order. Also make sure to check the beauty offers section on the website, which frequently includes numerous codes that you can use to get free samples with purchases.
Become a member of the Beauty Insider rewards program and get new rewards every Tuesday and Thursday. You’ll also rack up points with each purchase that can then be used to get free products. Plus, enjoy a free birthday gift; this year, you’ll get to pick from four mini-sets of popular brands.
3. The Body Shop
The Body Shop’s loyalty program, known as the Love Your Body Club, can help you score a free birthday gift, special member offers and a $10 credit when you earn 100 reward points through purchases.
Check the special offers section on the Origins website to see which freebies they have available. Often they’ll have free sets available with purchases and free standard shipping.
It’s free to join Ulta’s ULTAmate Rewards. Earn points for every dollar you spend on beauty products and services, and get exclusive bonus point offers via email and their app. Use 100 points for $3 off, 250 points for $8 off, 500 points for $17.50 off, and so on. On your birthday, you’ll also score a double points rewards month and a free gift.
Check out the offers page on the Aveda website to see which deals they’re currently running. Right now, you’ll get free shipping and samples with all orders. You can also sign up for their emails to receive a 15% off code, and subscribe to their auto-replenishment service to get free shipping and 10% off your refills.
Aveda also offers the Aveda Plus Rewards program. There’s a one-time $10 enrollment fee, and the program includes exclusive gifts and events, free shipping on all purchases, a free gift and double points on your birthday, and the chance to earn points with every purchase.
Browse the samples section of the Smashbox website to see which samples they’re currently offering.
8. Walmart Beauty
With the Walmart Beauty subscription box, you’ll give yourself the gift of free beauty samples and goodies every season (in other words, four times a year). The box is completely free, but you do have to pay the $6.98 shipping fee.
There are always special offers to enjoy from Clinique. For example, you might get an Even Better foundation sample free with any purchase, as well as other sample offers. Join the Clinique Smart Rewards program for 15% off, free shipping, a birthday gift and free full-size products in exchange for points.
Lumin is a subscription skin care service designed for men. You can enjoy a free trial box that will be personalized to your skin management needs. You will have to pay the $4.95 shipping, and make sure to cancel after 30 days or you’ll be charged for another full-size box.
11. e.l.f. Cosmetics
The e.l.f. Cosmetics website features rotating deals and freebies in their offers section. At press time, you could get two free gifts and free shipping with any $25+ orders. They also offer a 15% student discount and a 25% off $30+ deal for all teachers, healthcare workers, first responders and military members.
When shopping online at MAC, you can enjoy a free sample with every order. They also frequently run other deals, and offer free shipping and free returns with each purchase.
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