Ulta’s Holiday Beauty Blitz Has the Best Beauty Deals of the Year

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This is one Ulta sale you don't want to miss. During the Holiday Beauty Blitz sale, top-selling brands like Revlon and Clinique are available for a savings of up to 50% off with new deals dropping every week!

Black Friday is over and Christmas is fast-approaching, which means we’re officially knee-deep in deal season! We just covered Sephora’s Black Friday sale, which included markdowns on tons of top brands and fueled the long-lived Ulta vs. Sephora debate. This Ulta sale may be the best beauty sale of the season, though—and it runs through the entire month of December.

Ulta’s Holiday Beauty Blitz sale features a wide variety of discounts including up to 50% off makeup tools, eyeshadow palettes and haircare. If the sheer number of markdowns seems daunting, don’t worry—I rounded up the best deal for each week below to create a shopping guide that’s easy to follow. For more discounts, head over to Ulta’s sale page—they regularly update it with new promotions.

What to buy during the Holiday Beauty Blitz Ulta sale

Week one: November 27-December 3

50% off Sunday Riley A+ high-dose retinoid serum

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Run, don’t walk to the Ulta sale: The TikTok famous Sunday Riley high-dose retinoid serum is available at an incredible savings of $43. Known for its acne-fighting properties, this serum reduces the look of congested skin and adds a pretty glow. Wear under makeup or by itself for a radiant finish.

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Week two: December 3-10

50% off Juvia’s Place six-pan eyeshadow palettes

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Inclusion is at the center of Juvia’s Place cosmetics. Every shade they create is made to compliment universal skin tones, so anyone can wear makeup and feel confident. Whether you’re partial to neutrals or brights, Juvia’s Place has an assortment of colors to fit the occasion.

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Week three: December 11-17

50% off Urban Decay’s Naked2 basics eyeshadow palette

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For those with tightly-packed schedules, the Naked2 basics palette is here to help. With six different shades and a hardshell case, this mini palette is made to travel. Throw it in your purse for quick touchups on the go or change your look from day to night without having to stop at home—and the price is right at only $15!

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Week four: December 18-24

40% off select fragrances

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Armani, Ralph Lauren and more–oh my! Stock up on favorite scents or try something new while select scents are marked down during week four of the Ulta sale. These classic blends turn heads and the bottles are so striking–they look pretty on a shelf. Put a few in your cart for you or snag a few holiday gifts. Shh…it’s our secret, nobody knows you scored these upscale scents at a steep discount!

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When does Ulta have sales?

Ulta has a few recurring yearly sales, such as Black Friday deals and summer sales. Some of the best savings are found during the end of the year sales when Ulta clears its warehouse to make room for new releases. During Ulta’s Holiday Beauty Blitz sales, expect staggering markdowns on well-loved favorites and new brands alike. Check Ulta every week for new deals!

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Emily Way
As Associate Shopping Editor of Sales and Deals, Emily helps readers find the lowest prices on the best products. An enthusiastic shopper, Emily is always on the lookout for the biggest bargains. When she’s not searching through flash sales, you can usually find her reading mystery novels or cuddling with cats.