Ulta Black Friday sale 2022: the early editor-approved beauty deals you need to know about

The Ulta Black Friday sale is nearly here—but there are already some major beauty deals on offer

four of the products in the early Ulta Black Friday sale—GlamGlow mask, PMD microdermabrasion tool, Kopari Rose Coconut Melt Roc blue hydrating capsules—on a pastel blue and pink cloud background
(Image credit: Future/Ulta)

If you're waiting (im)patiently for the Ulta Black Friday Sale announcements, then you're in the right place. Last year, the beauty retailer's Black Friday and Cyber Monday deals included a whopping 50% off your favorite makeup, hair and skincare brands—from Tarte, MAC and Kylie Cosmetics to Kiehl's, Murad and FOREO and everything else in between.

There's no news on if we can expect a repeat of that this year, but it bodes well—as does the early deals that they've already started. Their official Black Friday sale hasn't started yet, but they're currently offering some great discounts on beauty favorites.

So whether you're looking for stocking stuffers like the best eyeshadow palettes, Black Friday perfume deals or simply a little something-something to treat yourself, now's the time to load up that shopping cart—or at least plan what you'll shop when the official Black Friday sale hits.

The best early Ulta Black Friday deals to shop—and what to look out for

The Ulta Black Friday event is expected to see huge discount on a bunch of beauty favorites.

These easy links will take you to each section of the site so you can shop whatever beauty concern you're looking for, but our beauty editor has also picked out her favorite products that are in the current deals at Ulta.

Ulta Black Friday Quick Links

Early Ulta Black Friday Deals You Can Shop Right Now

PMD Personal Microderm Pro Taupe Microdermabrasion Tool: $199 $139.30 (save $59.70) | Ulta

PMD Personal Microderm Pro Taupe Microdermabrasion Tool: $199 $139.30 (save $59.70) | Ulta

This tool provides another level of exfoliation with crystal discs that remove dead skin while the suction feature increases circulation in the skin to boost collagen for firm and radiant skin.

"It's easy to use and feels like it's really getting rid of any build-up on my skin," says in-house beauty expert Aleesha Badkar. "My skin is always left feeling fresh while I notice an immediate radiance in the following days—as long as I follow with a hydrating hyaluronic acid serum."

Kopari Beauty Rosé All Day Coconut Melt: $29 $20.30 (save $8.70) | Ulta

Kopari Beauty Rosé All Day Coconut Melt: $29 $20.30 (save $8.70) | Ulta

The Kopari CBD Recovery Balm flew off the shelves in its time, and this rose-scented hydrating coconut oil melt is supposed to be just as good.

Fatty acids and vitamin E keep the skin nourished while the rose scent is comforting but fresh.

RoC Multi Correxion Hydrate + Plump Night Serum Capsules: $32.99 $26.39 (save $6.60) | Ulta

RoC Multi Correxion Hydrate + Plump Night Serum Capsules: $32.99 $26.39 (save $6.60) | Ulta

"These are a must-have for travel days as the handy capsule form means they're easy to pack and while away," says Aleesha. But it's not just the outside that makes these great.

"The inside formula is just as good as their handy form with a hydrating serum that stops any tightness and leaves skin feeling nourished."

GlamGlow GLAMGLOW Travel Size THIRSTYMUD Hydrating Treatment Mask: $25 $15 (save $10) | Ulta

GlamGlow GLAMGLOW Travel Size THIRSTYMUD Hydrating Treatment Mask: $25 $15 (save $10) | Ulta

"My favorite mask to use on the plane," says Aleesha. "This is super nourishing thanks to its creamy formula and sits on the skin really nicely without feeling cloying.

"It can be washed off but I usually massage it into the skin afterwards (it soaks in really easily too)—I'll always land at my destination with a really fresh and quenched complexion."

When is the Ulta Black Friday sale?  

This year, the Ulta Black Friday deals will likely start around the start of Cyber Week—which is Monday 21st November. However, if they've not started by then they will definitely be available by actual Black Friday on 25th November.

Like previous years, their deals will likely last across the weekend into Cyber Monday on 28th November.

If you really want to beat the crowds, signing up to their email update service could give you early access to any discounts, or at least let you know when to expect the bargains to go live.

What should we expect from the Ulta Black Friday 2022 sale? 

Like last year, we're expecting a mix of digital and in-store festivities, and the Ulta website will launch sales on specific products and brands, including 50% off fragrance sets, NYC holiday makeup kits, Morphe palettes and more. Hope you've got your list and you're checking it twice!

The retailer also has historically offered free gifts when shoppers hit a purchase minimum, which has been around $60 these last few years. You can get everything from travel-sized gift sets to free robes (!) so plan accordingly. 

Aleesha Badkar
Former Deputy Editor at My Imperfect Life

Aleesha was Deputy Editor and Beauty & Fashion Editor for My Imperfect Life, where she headed up the beauty, fashion and eCommerce pages. Previously she was Shopping Writer at woman&home and gained an AOP awards nomination after working on their news team. She earned an MA in Magazine Journalism from City, University of London in 2017 and has since worked with a number of brands including, Women's Health, Stylist and Goodto. When she’s not testing all the new beauty & lifestyle products on the market, Aleesha spends her time soaking up the newest bestsellers and Netflix releases, watching everything Marvel, learning about different wines, attempting new languages and traveling as much as she can.