If you're passionate about quality skincare and cosmetics, you're going to want to keep this Adore beauty shopping guide very handy, because not only will it help keep you in good supply of your faves, but it could save you some cash in the process.
Beauty regimes certainly aren't cheap to maintain, and that's why it pays to plan your purchases, shop at the right times, and take advantage of special offers. (Even small savings can eventually add up to an extra bottle of you something you can't live without.)
Adore Beauty has several opportunities throughout the year to save on your must-haves, and with free shipping over $50, and a Tim Tam thrown in (no joke), it's little wonder it's one of Australia's favourite online stores.
So how can I save? When should I shop?
Read on, beauty fans - this is how to shop Adore Beauty like a boss...
Use an Adore Beauty Promo Code
With promo codes, you may be able to wipe a percentage off your purchase, score free shipping, or maybe even pick up a free gift. It's not uncommon for there to be a few different promo codes running at any one time at this store.
Where do I find them?
Right here! We love a coupon code, and we have the best of them on our Adore Beauty coupon page. You'll see all current codes in use as well as recently expired ones, which is handy for seeing what offers you can expect to see again down the track.
How do I use promo codes?
All you have to do is copy the code and paste it into the PROMO CODE field at the checkout. You'll magically see your discounts applied, or gifts added to your order.
Shop current offers at Adore Beauty
Adore Beauty has hot offers all the time - and LOADS of them!
But, unless you know where to look for them, it's all too easy to let them pass you by, especially given that not all offers are advertised on Adore Beauty's socials.
How do I find current offers?
Just head to the PROMOTIONS page on the Adore Beauty website, and either get cosy with a cuppa while you scan the numerous skincare and cosmetics offers (yes, there are that many!), or search by brand to get the heads-up on your favourites nice and fast.
Some offers involve a minimum spend to receive a particular gift, others offer percentage discounts.
Examples of recent Adore Beauty offers:
- 20% off the asap pure beauty blender when you buy any foundation
- FREE Ella Baché tanning glove when you buy any Ella Baché tanning product
- FREE Lancôme 5-piece Skincare Gift Pack when you buy any 2 Lancôme products
- FREE Yves Saint Laurent Mascara Effet Faux Cils 2ml when you spend over $60 on Yves Saint Laurent
- FREE Dyson Supersonic Stand when you buy a Dyson Supersonic Hairdryer
Shop during online retail events
While flash sales and promotions are the norm with Adore Beauty, this store is known to get involved with many major online retail events, including Black Friday, Frenzy sales and Boxing Day, so these are great times to pop over and score some extra discounts.
The Adore Beauty Black Friday sale in 2018 included nearly 50 deals across some massive brands like BECCA and ghd; and the Boxing Day sale offered shoppers 30% off clearance skincare items.
This store doesn't post a lot of sale information on socials, so the best way to stay in the loop of sale as they drop is to sign up to the rewards program, and check our list of Adore Beauty discount codes .
Join Adore Beauty Rewards
Adore Beauty Rewards is the FREE loyalty program that allows you to stay in the loop of all the hottest skincare and cosmetics offers at this store - which can help you save some cash!
You also get access to exclusive member offers, and you are pampered with free gifts with your purchases.
Better still, as a reward for signing up , you get a $5 discount to use on your next purchase. Every little bit helps!
Make use of student discounts
Adore Beauty is affiliated with UNIDAYS, which means that if you're a member, you get to wipe 10% off any order!
How do I join UNIDAYS??
It's easy, and you can do it all via the Adore Beauty UNIDAYS page. Just enter in your email address, set up a password and then verify your university name, course and year. Once set up, you're good to go, and you'll be able to start using that discount immediately.
Leave reviews to score shopping credits
Adore Beauty has a fabulous review system that not only encourages people to take the time to leave reviews, but is infinitely useful for people who love to hear first-hand experiences with products before they buy.
Every time you leave an approved review on an item you've purchased from Adore Beauty, you score a $1 shopping credit!
To leave a review, you'll need to sign in to your account (which you will already have if you've purchased from the store before), and follow the review instructions.
Does a negative review still count?
Yes! Provided your review is authentic, you will be credited with $1 per review up to a maximum of $50 per month. (To be considered "authentic", the review needs to be honest and offer constructive advice or criticism; it needs to be useful to other potential buyers, even if it's negative.)
Ready to leave a review? Head over to Adore Beauty to sign in to your account.
Join Shipster to save on shipping
Shipping is not free at Adore Beauty unless you spend more than $50, and a way around this pesky fee (aside from using an applicable Adore Beauty promo code) is to join Shipster.
Shipster is a "free shipping" club where members pay an annual or monthly fee in order to gain free delivery from LOADS of favourite Australian online stores - like Adore Beauty!
Shipster costs just $19 per year or $3.99 per month. Taking into account that standard shipping is $6.95 at Adore Beauty, a one-year Shipster membership will have paid for itself in just three orders. Better still, you also get free shipping at countless other online stores as well.
To use Shipster, all you have to do is enter your email address at the checkout. It will automatically register as a Shipster account, and your free shipping will be applied to your order. Simple!
Makeup artists get up to 20% off!
Whether professional or students, makeup artists can score up to 20% off spends of $75 or more on some red-hot brands at Adore Beauty all year 'round.
But it gets better...
Makeup artists also get free shipping on all orders!
Brands include Becca, La Roche-Posay2s, Laura Mercier, Gorgeous Cosmetics, Bioderma, Glo Minerals, ModelCo, Embryolisse, BECCA, Benefit Cosmetics, Inika, Jane Iredale, Kryolan, RCMA, Lancôme and Skindinavia.
You will have to complete an online form to join the Adore Beauty Makeup Artist Discount Program, and it will involve showing proof of study or occupation. Once you're in the the gang, you can start enjoying those discounts right away.
Ready to treat your skin? Head on over to Adore Beauty and put these saving tips to use!