Sephora Rewards Points: How They Work & Cash Value

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Get the rundown of the Sephora Rewards program, calculate how many points you can earn based on spend, and calculate the cash value of Sephora Points.
Last Updated 2022-05-21 By R.Flowers III

The Sephora Rewards program allows you to build points making purchases in-store and online with Sephora. You can also use Sephora Credit Cards to earn additional rewards redeemable at Sephora.

Sephora Points can be redeemed for Beauty Insider Cash and redeemed in-store and online with Sephora.

Earning Sephora points

Sephora Beauty Insider members earn 1 Sephora points per US$1 or CA$1 spent on Sephora merchandise. This includes merchandise purchased at:

  • Sephora retail stores
  • In Sephora at Kohl's stores (U.S. only)
  • In Sephora at JCPenney stores (U.S. only)
  • Sephora merchandise purchased at
  • Sephora merchandise purchased at
  • Sephora merchandise purchased via Instacart, Instagram Checkout, Facebook Checkout, and YouTube Shopping

Sephora Credit Card Rewards

The Sephora Visa Credit Card and Sephora Credit Card earns Sephora Credit Card Rewards. These rewards are separate from the Sephora Rewards you earn in the Beauty Insider program meaning that credit card rewards are in addition to your Beauty Insider Points.

Sephora Credit Card Rewards are added up at the end of every billing cycle and converted into one Sephora Credit Card Reward that you can use towards purchases made in-store or online directly with Sephora.

Do note that the Sephora credit cards will not earn Credit Card Rewards inside other department store such as JCPenney and Kohls. These cards will only earn 4% back exclusively at Sephora stores.

Credit Card Calculator

Input your monthly or yearly spend into our Sephora credit card calculators to determine how many points you can earn. You can compare the results side by side up to two credit cards.

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How many Sephora points per dollar spent?

Use the Sephora Point Calculator to calculate how many Sephora Points you will earn per dollar spent in-store and online with Sephora.

Enter how much you spend with Sephora to see how many points you can earn.
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Does Sephora points expire?

Sephora Rewards Points will expire when you have not engaged in point activity for 12 months or more. In order to keep your account active, you'll want to make sure you're adding points to your account either through purchase, redemptions for Rewards, or using the Birthday Gift benefit.

How to redeem Sephora points

Sephora Points can be redeemed for various rewards in the Rewards Bazaar or for Beauty Insider Cash which can be redeemed at checkout for an instant $10 discount.

Using points in the Rewards Bazaar

Sephora Points can be redeemed for deluxe product samples, product bundles, experiences, and more in the Rewards Bazaar. Beauty Insider members can only redeem one of each Reward per transaction and cannot redeem more than 10 of any one type of Reward per year.

When shopping online, you can add Rewards to your online basket from the Rewards Bazaar when signed into your Beauty Insiders account. Rewards valued at up to 749 Beauty Insider Points will require a merchandise purchase while rewards valued from 750 and above does not and are provided with free standard shipping.

When shopping in-store you can select Rewards from the Rewards Bazaar in store during the checkout process. These redemptions will not require a merchandise purchase.

Use your Sephora Rewards Points to make purchases from the Bazaar.

Beauty Insider Cash

Beauty Insider Cash is an instant $10 discount applied to the purchase of merchandise in exchange for the redemption of 500 Beauty Insider Points. The value is in either U.S. Dollars or Canadian Dollars depending on the country of redemption.

Beauty Insider Cash can be used for the purchase of merchandise online with Sephora and Kohls, and in-store with Sephora, Sephora stores at Kohl's, and Sephora stores at JCPenney. This applies to U.S. and Canada, and excludes Puerto Rico.

Do note that you can only use one Beauty Insider Cash Reward per transaction and your transaction must be greater than or equal to $10 after all other discounts have been applied.

Rouge Rewards

Sephora Beauty Insider members with Rouge status will be able to redeem Sephora Rewards Points for a Rouge Reward.

Rouge members can redeem 2,5000 Beauty Insider points for a $100 reward. This gives your points a value of 4 cents each which is double the normal redemption value.

Rouge Rewards can only be used at Sephora stores online or in-store for the purchase of merchandise only in the country where the Rouge Reward was purchased. These rewards expire 90 days after the date of the confirmation email and cannot be applied to Buy Online, Pick Up In Store or Same Day Delivery.

As with Beauty Insider Cash, you can only use one Rouge Reward per transaction. If you use it towards a purchase that is less than $100, any remaining value will be forefited.

How much are Sephora points worth?

Sephora Points have an easy cash value of 2 cents each meaning that every 500 points have $10 in cash value. This is easily obtained by redeeming points for Beauty Insider Cash.

When redeeming points for rewards in the Rewards Bazaar, the value you get out of your points will vary, but most items will give you more than 2 cents in value.

For example, the Sol de Janeiro 3-pack labeled the Cheirosa Connection can be redeemed for 1,000 Sephora points. This has a normal retail value of $60 meaning that you'll be redeeming points for 6 cents each.

Convert Sephora points to dollars

Use the Sephora Points Value Calculator to determine the average cash value of your points when used for Beauty Insider Cash and Rewards Bazaar purchases. This will give you an idea of how much your points are worth.

Enter any amount of Sephora points to calculate the dollar value.
Redemption Average Dollar Value
Redeeming points in the Rewards Bazaar $0 - $0
Redeeming points for a Rouge Rewards $0
Redeeming points for Beauty Insider Cash $0


How do points work at Sephora?

Sephora Rewards Points are earned when you spend money on Sephora brand merchandise in-store or online with Sephora, at Sephora in JCPenney and Kohls stores, or on Sephora merchandise on or

How do become a Sephora VIB Member?

Sephora Beauty Insider members will become a VIB Member after spending $350 on Sephora merchandise during the calendar year.

How do become a Sephora Rouge Member?

Sephora Beauty Insider members will become a Rouge Member after spending $1,000 on Sephora merchandise during the calendar year.

How many Sephora Points do you need for $100?

Rouge Members can cash in 2,500 for a $100 Rouge Reward. All other members can cash in 5,000 points for a total of ten $10 Beauty Insider Cash Rewards for a total of $100.

What is the Sephora Rewards Bazaar?

The Bazaar is an online store in which Sephora offers Rewards in exchange for a various amount of points ranging from 50 to 100,000 points.

Do you need the Sephora credit card to earn Sephora Rewards Points?

No. Sephora Credit Card Rewards and Sephora Beauty Insider Rewards Points are totally separate programs. You can earn both together to maximize your earnings with Sephora.

Do Sephora Points expire?

Yes. Sephora Points expire after 12 months of not earning any rewards.

What can you use Sephora Points towards?

Sephora Points can be used for cash off purchases in-store and online and for purchases within the Sephora Rewards Bazaar which includes merchandise, Meet & Greets, select services at Sephora, and sweepstakes.

How much are Sephora Points worth?

Sephora Points are worth 2 cents each when redeemed for cash off purchases. If you're a Rouge member, you can redeem 2,500 points for $100 Rouge Reward which will give your points a value of 4 cents each.

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