There has been much anticipation and speculation about what the 2015 Sephora Birthday gift will be now that the year is coming to a close. These free small gifts are given to Beauty Insiders during the month of their birthday, and they have included some pretty awesome brands in year’s past like Benefit and Make Up For Ever. After much snooping, I stumbled across a post on the Sephora Beauty Talk boards where users reported having spotted the new set in the birthday gift display: a duo of Nars pencils in Cruella Velvet Matte and Rikugien Satin.
They are deluxe sample size, about 3/4 the length of full size pencils. The set has been seen in a handful of stores, and shoppers have confirmed that if you’re redeeming your gift for a December birthday, some associates will give you the 2015 gift instead of the Make Up For Ever set or Jack Black cleanser if you request it. Some shoppers have also seen a skincare set from Peter Thomas Roth including the Anti-Aging Cleansing Gel and Cucumber Gel Mask available as a gift.
Photo: MegEm on Sephora Beauty Talk Boards
There’s no word yet if there will be a separate VIB rouge gift. I’ll update this post on any more info I find in the future.
If you’re not a Beauty Insider yet, signing up is free. The program lets you rack up points for each purchase which you can use to redeem awesome perks, as well as access exclusive sales. As you climb the ranks, rewards get even better.
In my opinion, this is definitely a step up from past birthday gifts from Sephora, and one that I can’t wait to get (only three more months for me!).