Sephora Just Made A Huge Change To Its Beauty Insider Program

The only thing better than buying new beauty products is being rewarded for buying new beauty products with even more new beauty products. If you're a member of Sephora's loyalty beauty program, you already know this from experience. But if you've been holding strong to that VIB status since Lin-Manuel Miranda was playing Alexander Hamilton on Broadway, the retailer recently made a few updates to its Beauty Insider Program point system that you might want to know about.
So, what's changed? Now, members of all three Beauty Insider Program tiers — Insider, VIB, and Rouge — will get to choose a gift during their birthday month from Drunk Elephant or Kat Von D, while VIB and Rouge cardholders are exclusively offered the option of a third gift set that changes on a monthly basis. VIB and Rouge members (sorry, Insiders) are now also able to customize their perks by choosing from three additional benefits, including aggregating points in their account, a deluxe in-store makeover experience (which can be shared with a friend), or free express shipping.
As you'll recall, back in August, Sephora adjusted the point system so that the number of points you earn per purchase depends on your membership tier: Insiders receive 1 point for every $1 they spend, VIB members receive 1.25 points per $1, and Rouge receives 1.5 points per $1. But what do you do with all those points once you earn them? While you can totally hoard your points for big-buck offers (like the occasional full-sized bestseller), you could also cash them in as you go for mini 100-, 250-, 500-, and 750-point rewards that last a lot longer than you'd think.
To make that deliberation process easier, we've rounded up the best gratis products you can earn from Sephora's Rewards Bazaar right now. Keep clicking to check them out.
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100-Point Reward: NARS Velvet Matte Lipstick Pencil in Do Me Baby

A vampy lipstick that flatters everyone — in a size small enough to hide in your date-night clutch.
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100-Point Reward: Naturally Serious Mask-Imum Revival Hydra-Plumping Mask

A TSA-friendly mask that revives and hydrates skin... even after that flight from hell.
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100-Point Reward: Laura Mercier Translucent Loose Setting Powder Glow

The set-it-and-forget-it powder that illuminates, bakes, and keeps everything in place with even the lightest dusting.
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100-Point Reward: Ole Henriksen C-Rush Brightening Gel Crème

Finally, you have a chance to try the insanely popular brightening eye cream that's always out of stock.
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100-Point Reward: Versace Dylan Blue Pour Femme

A fruity floral that doesn't make you nauseous — and it's free? Sold.
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100-Point Reward: Milk Makeup Blur Stick

The fuss-free primer that hides oily skin in seconds is available in a compact stick that's made for people who love matte makeup, but are also really lazy.
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250-Point Reward: Viktor&Rolf Flowerbomb

You probably already love this fragrance — you know, like everyone else in the world — but now you'll have a deluxe-size bottle that fits in every carry-on case.
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500-Point Reward: Benefit Cosmetics Haul of Faves

These makeup must-haves may be pint-sized, but the mileage on every last one — including a mascara, bronzer, setting powder, cheek and lip tint, and primer — is worth cashing in your points for.
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500-Point Reward: Murad Hydration Heroes

Hydrate and exfoliate with this four-step skin system from Murad that — bonus — includes some handy cotton patches, so you can actually give you under eyes the TLC they deserve.
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500-Point Reward: Amorepacific Botanical Beauties

A skin-care regimen that's so gentle, it's like a hug for your irritated, sensitive skin.
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500-Point Reward: Tarte Glowgetter & Jetsetter

Sure, the temperatures are below freezing, but no one said you have to ditch your summer glow just because it's winter. This five-piece skin and makeup set will make sure you never have to make that seasonal sacrifice again.
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750-Point Reward: Tarte Love From Tarte Discovery Set

Interested in trying more from Tarte? This discovery set of best-sellers — including the Amazonian Clay Foundation and budge-proof Lights, Camera, Lashes Mascara — will teach you everything you need to know.

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