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Updated Nov 29, 2021

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Found 9,195 of over 9K reviews
3.5
61% Recommend to a Friend
Ulta Beauty CEO Mary Dillon
74% Approve of CEO

Found 451 of over 9K reviews

3.5
61%
Recommend to a Friend
74%
Approve of CEO
Ulta Beauty CEO Mary Dillon
Mary Dillon
3,858 Ratings

Top Review Highlights by Sentiment

Pros
  • "Another great benefit of working at Ulta is the benefit of 25% off of all items sold at Ulta (including perfume and prestige items).(in 347 reviews)
  • "Not hard to get a hang of and the people you work with are probably great.(in 329 reviews)
  • "I have great coworkers and that's pretty much the only thing keeping me here.(in 291 reviews)
  • "Fun work environment and perks(in 144 reviews)
  • "free product often from Ulta and three times yearly from Clinique (Plus extras once and a while)(in 136 reviews)
Cons
  • "Poor management and they want you to bother shoppers in the store and try to get them in your chair.(in 709 reviews)
  • "The pay is low and doesn’t really equal to the sheer amount of work that you do.(in 651 reviews)
  • "The managers have all formed their own cliques and if you're not part of that they resemble mean girls.(in 451 reviews)
  • "long hours and working 6 hrs(in 295 reviews)
  • "No training for Skin Therapists(in 258 reviews)
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  1. 5.0
    Former Employee

    Former beauty advisor

    Nov 29, 2021 - Beauty Advisor 
    Recommend
    CEO Approval
    Business Outlook

    Pros

    Pro’s- discount and great work environment

    Cons

    Cons low wage, long shifts/hours

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  2. 5.0
    Former Employee

    Good place to work

    Nov 22, 2021 - Anonymous Employee 
    Recommend
    CEO Approval
    Business Outlook

    Pros

    Good benefits with a fun work environment

    Cons

    Didn’t pay enough and the hours were bad

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  3. 5.0
    Former Employee, more than 1 year

    Nice Experience

    Nov 16, 2021 - Beauty Advisor 
    Recommend
    CEO Approval
    Business Outlook

    Pros

    Gratis, healthy work environment, good managers,

    Cons

    Cliques, weird work hours, worked on Christmas Eve and putting up spring items already

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  4. 5.0
    Current Employee, more than 1 year

    Great

    Nov 2, 2021 - Beauty Advisor 
    Recommend
    CEO Approval
    Business Outlook

    Pros

    Positive work environment, room to grow

    Cons

    Not a ton of hours, early shifts

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  5. 4.0
    Current Employee, less than 1 year

    Great job but low hours

    Oct 30, 2021 - Beauty Advisor 
    Recommend
    CEO Approval
    Business Outlook

    Pros

    Extremely peaceful work environment. Might have to worry about people stealing but besides that managers and coworkers are all nice.

    Cons

    If your store is new or doesn’t get many people definitely expect little hours. You may even have to pick up a second job.

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  6. 5.0
    Current Employee, less than 1 year

    Review

    Oct 19, 2021 - Beauty Advisor 
    Recommend
    CEO Approval
    Business Outlook

    Pros

    Great way to start your journey in the beauty industry, very educational for those whom seek working in the industry & a fun work environment

    Cons

    weak pay & don’t get much with promotion

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  7. 5.0
    Current Employee

    Love it

    Oct 17, 2021 - Prestige Beauty Advisor 
    Recommend
    CEO Approval
    Business Outlook

    Pros

    Great staff, amazing benefits, fun work environment, potential to grow, and flexible work schedule.

    Cons

    Busy, bad system for theft, mask policy not enforced but posted, uncertainty with company policy, return policy.

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  8. 3.0
    Former Employee, more than 1 year

    Management

    Oct 25, 2021 - Lancome Counter Manager 
    Recommend
    CEO Approval
    Business Outlook

    Pros

    Great discounts, fun work environment, good benefits.

    Cons

    Management, being checked out when leaving then store wastes lunch time, clicks & rude co-workers.

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  9. 4.0
    Current Employee, more than 3 years

    Love my job

    Oct 9, 2021 - Specialty Beauty Advisor in Seattle, WA
    Recommend
    CEO Approval
    Business Outlook

    Pros

    Great benefits Gratis Fun work environment Decent wages Growing company

    Cons

    Retail hours Theft On your feet for 9 hours a day

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  10. 5.0
    Current Employee, less than 1 year

    pay

    Oct 5, 2021 - Beauty Advisor 
    Recommend
    CEO Approval
    Business Outlook

    Pros

    is a good friendly work environment

    Cons

    you are a bit overworked when they are low in staff

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