Tuesday, June 21st, 2011

Celebrating Beauty Week @ Ebates!

Congratulations to HautePJ, Linda, and Amy!

If you’re not familar with Ebates, it’s a program that allows you to earn cash back on your online purchases whenever you shop through Ebates. For example, if you sign-up, click-through their Sephora link, then you would get 8% cash back on any purchase made at Sephora. Every three months, Ebates pays you (via check or PayPal) any cash back you’ve earned.  You can either sign-up through Temptalia (which is a referral link), or you can simply go to Ebates.com directly to sign-up.

From June 20th through June 27th, Ebates is offering extra cash back on the following beauty retailers:

  • Avon (6%)
  • Bath & Body Works (6%)
  • Elizabeth Arden (10%)
  • FragranceNet (12%)
  • Lancome (14%)
  • Philosophy (10%)
  • Sephora (8%)
  • The Body Shop (10%)

The Prize

To celebrate Beauty Week, we have a fabulous giveaway featuring everyone’s favorite–cold hard cash–with three winners (U.S. residents only).  One (1) grand prize winner will receive $100, while two runner-ups will each receive $50!

To Enter

  • You must be a member of Ebates, whether you’re an existing member or sign-up today.
  • Leave a comment on this post telling me what your favorite beauty (online) retailer is to shop at!

For official rules… 

The approximate value of the grand prize is $100.00, runner-up prizes are $50.00 each. This prize is non-transferable. There are no substitutes of prizes by winner. Temptalia reserves the right to substitute similar prizes of equal or greater value in the event the above prize is unavailable for any reason. Individual, parent, or legal guardian of the winner is solely responsible for all applicable federal, state and local taxes with respect to the grand prize. Prize will be mailed to the winner’s physical mailing address. Please allow six (6) to eight (8) weeks for delivery.

By entering or accepting the prize in this contest, winner agrees  to be bound by these Official Rules, Terms, and Conditions and to conform to all federal, state and local laws and regulations.

No purchase necessary to enter or win. This contest runs from June 21st, 2011 through June 26th, 2011 at 11:59PM PST.


This contest is open to U.S. residents only unless prohibited by their local state/country. Prizes won by minors will be awarded to their parent or legal guardian on their behalf. For reference, the age of majority is 18 years old in the United States, with the exception of Alabama (19), Delaware (19), Mississippi (21), and Nebraska (19). The number of eligible entries received determines the odds of winning. Eligible participants are allowed to enter up to one (1) time, as per the section below.

To Enter:

  • You must be a member of Ebates, whether you’re an existing member or sign-up today.
  • Leave a comment on this post telling me what your favorite beauty (online) retailer is to shop at!

How to Win

One (1) grand prize winner and (2) runner-ups will be selected through a random drawing from all eligible entries after contest closes. In the event that the original winner does not meet eligibility requirements or he/she forfeits the prize, the prize may be awarded to the next randomly drawn eligible participant. All entries must be received on or before June 26th, 2011 at 11:59PM PST. The winners will be notified via e-mail. Winners will have 48 hours to claim prize after initial notification. If winner fails to claim within 48 hours, an alternative winner may be selected.

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467 thoughts on “Win It! $100 Cash from Ebates!

  1. Cindy

    Sephora.com is my favorite, of course! :)

  2. Alyssa

    Sephora.com, hands down. I love that it has pretty much every brand I shop from.

  3. L

    My favorite is Sephora.com :)

  4. Wynell

    Sephora = )

  5. Chelsea

    My favorite is Sephora.com!

  6. Sephora.com! I’m pretty sure that’s going to dominate lol. I spend waaaayyyy too much money there

  7. Toni


    They have just about everything (Becca!!) and shipping is free! :)

  8. Stephanie


  9. freewing78


  10. Madison

    By far my favorite online retailer for beauty products is Sephora. Not only do they have an amazing selection from all different brands but also have a great return policy so that even if you accidentally pick the wrong shade or product, it isn’t the end of the world! lol

  11. hillary


  12. Mocha

    Definitely Sephora.com. Cash back + insider points = win!

  13. Emily

    I frequent Sephora weekly! Love that place!

  14. Christina

    My favorite online retailer has got to be Sephora.com!

  15. Crystal

    Sephora.com hands down!

  16. van

    it has everything, literally everything i need

  17. Ebony

    Definitely Sephora.com. They have just about everything I want on one website. :)

  18. Danielle

    Love Sephora and Philosophy!

  19. I’ve only shopped for BFTEcosmetics.com and Zoya.com online. Everything else I try and do in store. As for my favorite…I will choose BFTE since Zoya is *sometimes* available in stores.

  20. Marisa

    Dermstore is my new favorite!

  21. Jo

    My favorite site is Sephora…..lots of brands and linked with Ebates.

  22. Vickie

    I love shopping at sephora online! so much better than the store!

  23. Tabi

    I love Sephora since I can get MUFE there! =)

  24. Amanda

    Sephora. I’m boring like that, I guess. But hopefully eveyone else’s responses will give me some new ideas!

  25. Emily O.

    Sephora any day or night of the week ..

  26. Sallie Simpson

    For me it is a toss up between sephora.com and bobbibrowncosmetics.com!

  27. Samantha

    Sephora :]

  28. Ashley

    Sephora.com or Beauty.com!

  29. Leslie

    Sephora.com is my favorite place to shop online plus you get free samples plus any vib perks!

  30. Jill

    Sephora and Nordstrom!

  31. Danielle

    Sephora.com; It has just about everything!

  32. I have been using ebates for years! I love shopping at Sephora because of their variety of products and amazing customer service.

  33. Linda

    I love Sephora.com <3!!!

  34. Christina

    Sephora.com, hands down! They have tons of stuff on there; I could spend all day looking at products!

  35. Jen

    It’s hard to say, I like Sephora… But I like the drugstore brands that Ulta offers (but I hate Ulta’s website)… So I guess Sephora it is, haha.

  36. Iris

    Sephora.com becuz they hv free shipping order over50 bucks n free return if u dunt like the item… Awesome site

  37. AlexisV.

    my favorite is Sephora. They have such as wide variety of brands! Aside from MAC, it’s where I get all of my makeup.

  38. Sephora.com is my favorite beauty retailer to shop at because they offer FREE returns.

  39. Liz

    I love sephora.com!

  40. HautePJ

    Definitely Sephora.com. Great customer service, the latest products and great samples/deluxe trial sizes. The UPS guy and I are like besties because every time my Sephora order cames in the mail I stalk the tracking and delivery :). Also, can’t beat the Ebates cash back deal for Sephora!

  41. Kristin N.

    Sephora!!!! So convenient!

  42. Laura Fain


  43. Jamie

    My fav is SEPHORA!

  44. Mattie

    Sephora for sure.

  45. alexa

    sephora obvi!!!!

  46. Kaylyn

    Sephora.com, I think we may see a lot of this one.

  47. Yvonne

    Without a doubt Sephora.com

  48. Favorite!

    Sephora.com is my favorite!

  49. blahdee

    My favorite is Sephora.com!! Always shop there! :)

  50. Karen

    I would have to say sephora.com (:

  51. Donna

    I like to shop at Sephora probably the most…. :) but also shop with Bobbi Brown often as well :)

  52. Steph

    Love Sephora.com and Hautelook.com

  53. Brook

    Sephora is my absolute favorite beauty place to shop!

  54. Susan

    I would also have to say Sephora.com!

  55. Genevieve

    My fav is Sephora.com because they have Illamasqua and MUFE, as well as a generous return policy. A close second would be Beauty.com, though, because they have my favorite nail polish brands and jouer 😛

  56. Phailyn

    Sephora because I like how online offers the free samples with every purchases whereas in-stores doesn’t. 😀

  57. Ells

    I used Lancome a lot recently for their lovely summer collection!

  58. Sarah S.

    Sephora.com! I’m like 4xVIB…

  59. Melissa

    Sephora, without a doubt!

  60. artofbeauty.com for Zoya polish and skin care!

  61. Gloria

    Sephora.com is my favorite!

  62. Um Saeed

    http://strawberrynet.com . ships free worldwide 😀

  63. Allegra

    I always use ebates for my online shopping 😀 Sephora.com is probably my favorite online beauty etailer

  64. I love Sephora.com to shop for Bare Escentuals and urban decay! With ebates, plus their reward program, you just can’t beat it.

  65. CIndy

    sephora.com because of their great selection of products!

  66. jenn s.

    Sephora is #1 for beauty products in my book and QVC is a close second! Love, love, love Ebates and how I get cash back with no strings attached! Easy, peasy, lemon-squeezy! :)

  67. Hana

    My favorite is a tie between Sephora.com and Chanel.com :)

  68. Hmm let’s see…my favorite online beauty retailer has to be Sephora! Such a wide variety + reward points!

  69. Wendy M.

    Definitely Sephora.com :)

  70. Neshie

    My favorite beauty retailer to shop at online is definitely Sephora.. they always have such great deals.

  71. Amanda

    Sephora.com without a doubt!

  72. AmyS

    Since I have access to all of these brands and store offline, I do my online beauty buying on Avon.com. I can’t ever seem to find a rep, they have great coupon codes and the packages come packed well and fast.

  73. Justine

    I’m an exisiting eBates member and Sephora is my favorite online beauty retailer!

  74. Tracymarie

    I enjoy shopping at ulta.com:)

  75. Becky

    I love shopping online at Sephora.

  76. Allison

    Sephora.com is by far my favorite! :]

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  78. Robyn

    My favorite is Sephora.com, of course!

  79. My favorite would have to be maccosmetics.com because I love all of their limited edition collections, which I pretty much built my entire makeup collection with. <3 getting free shipping too ^_^

  80. Sabrinna

    Sephora.com for sure :)

  81. Karen

    Avon! I like their virtual makeover and they always have good sales.

  82. Danee

    Sephora.com is my fave!

  83. Christine

    My favorite site is sephora.com — definitely!!

  84. Jill

    definitely sephora.com! free shipping over $50, samples, and always a code for a freebie to add onto your order!

  85. Chana

    My favorite is Sephora.com. I love love ebates. I just wish that I’d have discovered it sooner, because I do most of my shopping online since I live in the middle of nowhere :/

  86. Robyn

    Sephora.com is my hands down favorite!

  87. Jackie

    My favorite beauty online retailer is Sephora.com! I just got my first Ebates check the other day…I shopped at Sephora.com through Ebates and got a check for $2.60!

  88. I love shopping at Sephora and Nordstrom when using Ebates!

  89. Christina

    SEPHORA.COM <3 lahhhve it!

    but also ulta and cherryculture, haha

  90. Nicole

    I have two favorite online retailers: Sephora and Dermstore!

  91. Danielle

    Sephora, hands down.

  92. SDpfeiffy

    Long-time Ebates member. I love to shop Sephora and get cash back :)

  93. Mary Shanks

    I LOVE haute look! They have amazing beauty sales.

  94. izzy

    sephora…I love the return policy :)

  95. Danielle

    I love shopping at sephora online!

  96. I think Sephora is my favorite, because she sell such a wide variety of products though having Macy’s, Norstrom’s & Dillard’s makes it easy to get my MAC fix!

  97. Meredith

    Sephora.com! I love eBates! I use it for pretty much for all my online shopping!

  98. Fran

    Sephora, beauty.com, and dermstore!