October 29, 2014

Sephora 20% Coupon Code for the VIB Holiday Shopping Event!

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sephora friends and family 2014

My sister got her Sephora 20% Coupon Code for the VIB Holiday Shopping Event invite literally just this very second! Yesterday, I posted news on the Sephora 20% Off Friends and Family Sale for Rouge and VIB members with dates that Sephora’s Affiliate’s program provided me with but just wanted to update this with further info!

Take a look below for more details!

Sephora 2014 Friends and Family

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According to the invite the promo code for use online to take 20% off your total at Sephora.com will be GIFTROUGE for Rouge Members and VIB members can use GIFTVIB which can be used on any order from November 6th until November 10th (Early shopping event takes place no November 5th). There’s also a one time use code for a friend which can be used in store from November 6th to November 10th however, your friend must be with you at the time of purchase.

You must be a Rouge VIB member to use the GIFTROUGE and VIB members can use the GIFTVIB promo code.

The invite includes a card which can be used for in store purchases at Sephora US, Sephora Canada, or inside JC Penny Sephora stores.

I hope this helps!

Enjoy and happy shopping!

I’ll be sure to post some gift guides prior to the sale!

I receive a small commission if you shop through my link.

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  • Caroline

    Wait, I’m confused. You say “You must be a Rouge VIB member to use the GIFTROUGE and GIFTVIB promo code.”

    But I’m assuming you have to be Rouge to use GIFTROUGE and VIB to use GIFTVIB. Correct? Just checking because I’m not VIB Rouge – I’m a lowly VIB. πŸ˜‰

  • Cassie

    If you RSVP to the event will you still get another coupon for use online and in store?

    • Isabella Muse

      no, you get one in the mail for yourself, one to share with a friend (or use for yourself) and the code which can be used endless times. There isn’t another card they give you just for rsvping.

  • Stephanie

    I can’t wait to get my invite from Sephora (I’m VIB only, so I’m thinking it will come a little later?)! There’s so much stuff I need to get this year! PS: is it like the years before where they would also send an email as well? I don’t think I’ve ever had Sephora send me this VIB coupon before, only emailed to me πŸ™

    • Isabella Muse

      I assume yes, seems logical to send both via email and snail mail but I haven’t gotten an ecard yet or even a snail mail one!

  • Maria A

    Mine came in today’s mail. I have been eyeing the hourglass blush pallet amongst 1000 other things

    • Ashley MichΓ¨lle

      The Hourglass Ambient Lighting Blush Palette is FANTASTIC! It’s a great buy considering you get three of the Ambient Lighting Blushes. I love mine!

      • Maria A

        I went into Sephora today to swatch it. It feels like butter. Although I have like 70 blushes, what’s another pallet? I fell in love with the colors.

  • alma

    I don’t know if I have said it before but I ABSOLUTELY LOVE YOUR BLOG. You are so informative and ahead of things. Going through your blog and reading your post make my day. And make my wallet oh so sad. Can’t wait foe the sale to start.

    • Isabella Muse

      haha aw thanks alma I love ya back! <3! I'm sorry I'm sending you to the poor house but promise I'm good company in it with you haha πŸ˜€

  • CatG

    I got mine last night! So excited! Have to trim down my HUGE wishlist now though!

  • Jen

    *Another* tote, and a shashi bracelet? I don’t want to sound like a privlidged brat, but boy has Rouge been mostly underwhelming. πŸ™
    I think I will skip the in store event and just shop online this time around..

  • Suzana

    I am looking forward for your recommendations about what to get in the sale πŸ™‚
    I haven’t receive anything yet. I am a VIB in Canada. Do you know if I can shop in-store or if I don’t receive anything I only can get the discount using the code online? It will be the same code for everybody right?

  • Ailsa

    Wait, the coupon code is endless?! Bye bye money…

    But thanks so much for keeping us all updated, there are so many holiday sets at the moment that i’m dying to get at..

  • Teri James

    So my understanding is the only way you can do this sale is if you receive a card in the mail like the one above??

    • Ashley MichΓ¨lle

      No, no! If you’re a VIB or VIB Rouge you can use the promos online. If you’re just a Beauty Insider though, you would need your VIB/Rouge friend to give you their extra card.

  • Nayeli Diaz

    Wait so is this for vib’s as well? Or just rouge? (The event and the 20%)

  • Chen H.

    I tried to register for the event I became a Rouge member last week but it won’t let me sign up! the error message I’m getting is: “Your entry doesn’t match any of our VIB Rouge members. Please try again.” Am I the only one getting this? :'(

  • Karen M

    Gosh I forgot about the sale in November πŸ™ I ordered a whole bunch of stuff a couple of weeks ago (the Hourglass blush palette of course as it said you could only by it online) but there is still a couple of things I would like for sure. Haven’t received anything in an email so far and will check my mailbox today, I am a VIB Rouge so from what I’ve read I have to go to the store on Nov 5th? or I guess online. For Chen B: I had to write some nasty emails to Sephora before they finally changed me to VIB Rouge as I had the same problem. They finally just settled my account which peed me off to no end because all those months that I could have had free shipping and bonuses etc. I had to send my membership # as I got my card in the store. I really find that the online/Beauty Adviser site is a mess when it comes to stuff like that so thank god I do alot of my Sephora shopping in-store. Sorry for the last rant Isabella, I am so glad I found your blog etc πŸ™‚

    • Isabella Muse

      you can go ahead and order online using the code Karen and when you get your invite, if you want, you can head in store to shop πŸ™‚ no problems at all πŸ™‚ rant away!

  • Genevieve

    Karen M: I understand your frustration with Sephora. I should be upgraded since August as a VIB, but because of their system error (the most expensive product I bought out of 3 did not register for some reason) they had to register the points manually when I noticed that. And because they did it by hand, my status was not updated automatically and now they are reviewing it, even though it was all their own fault. I takes more than 2 weeks to do so. I am not a happy bunny, that’s for sure and I will miss this sale. Grrrrr.

  • Victoria

    Do you know if the enforce having your VIB friend present? I’m just a regular BI and my VIB friend in a different state gave me her buddy pass. Do you know how that would work?

    • Isabella Muse

      depends on the sales person I would guess. Maybe if they are nice they’ll let you use it? not sure.

  • Laurie

    Unfortunately, I live much too far away from Sephora so I’m forced to shop at Ulta. My newest obsession is Dior Airflash which was 1st introduced to me by the gal who did my wedding makeup. Now, I’m completely hooked!! Sadly, Ulta does not carry Dior. I am not at VIB status at Sephora so I was not one of the fortunate ones to receive a 20% off coupon. Is there anyway I can get my little hands on a 20% “friend” code? I had planned on placing my order online. Thank you in advance for any advice you can share.

  • Tracy

    I called and as long as your status is VIB, you dont need the email or the physical mail piece to get the discount. I’m VIB and I just got the email today. Talk about last minute !

    • Cloe

      Ah I’m happy to see your comment I wanted to call. I didn’t receive anything and I was wondering if I could just show my VIB card in stores.

  • Demah

    I am a VIB and i never got mine in the mail, what do you tihnk i should do? BTW i love your blog and i also refer to it when looking for swatches at stores hehe

  • Katarina

    I actually lost the physical coupon! I’m not sure what to do next since the sale starts today & I was planning to go there today..

    • Katarina

      I still have yet to receive the email. I wonder if it’s even worth calling customer service about it because I read on Temptalia that Sephora is not responsible for lost coupons..and I had a $100 gift card to use there :((

    • Isabella Muse

      you have to spend $1000 in a year’s time at sephora to become a Rouge member and I believe VIBs must spend $500 dollars in a year and that will get you the membership.

  • Allison

    The 20% off is great, but I def have a gripe that you can only use one promo code and have to choose either that 8 piece sample set or the 20% off. I understand that you can’t use multiple promo codes to get multiple items, but I feel like it’s unfair to have to choose between the 20% off or deluxe samples πŸ™ Also, and just a warning, I’ve had an impossible time getting on the site pretty much all day, and the few times I’ve finally gotten it still crashes! Guess everyone has the same plan today πŸ™‚

  • Cookie

    This isn’t actually a sale as they have upped all of their prices on their website by approximately 20% since yesterday (which amounts to about what you would normally pay in the store to cover overhead etc.). I was going to buy a Clarisonic with the 20% ‘discount’, and when I looked online yesterday the Mia2 was $145CAD – when I looked this morning, the exact same thing was $180CAD. They are just trying to make you think that you are getting a deal – sneaky buggers!

    • Isabella Muse

      i can’t see anything that went up in price from yesterday until today at sephora.com Cookie. Everything is priced as it always is!? But maybe something is up with the Canada site, US one I am not seeing any price increases.

  • tina

    I’m so bummed, they took away my coupon and claimed it was a one-time use, mine wasn’t. I didn’t hand them the one time use card, i gave them the one that could be used multiple times πŸ™

  • shelly

    I didn’t receive mine via mail or email πŸ™ they gave me a number to call and girl said we will have more sales. Geez think i will shop at mac and ulta from now on. Vib means nothing if you dint get notified if the 1 sale a year.