Bonus times and holiday sales are undoubtedly the most anticipated highlight of winters in our part of the world – makeup lovers can rejoice because Clinique Bonus Time has finally arrived. You can answer all your retail therapy urges and cravings for heavenly beauty products in these few weeks.
Clinique Bonus Time is one of the most sought after holiday sale – the reason is that Clinique is one of the most reputed makeup and skincare brands in the world, and getting delightful bonuses with every purchase sounds like a dream!
The cosmetic company, a sub-brand of the Estee Lauder Corporation, is known for its high quality, luxury makeup products that never disappoint. The makeup brand is rooted in New York City, but its fame has taken its popularity all around the world. The products are made from safe and effective ingredients, and presented with perfection.
The beauty brand follows the motto that beauty should not only be created, but it should also be preserved. Clinique is loved across the world because it helps women care for their skin and beauty, so they need the least amount of makeup to look fresh and young.
What is Clinique Bonus Time?
Clinique Bonus Time is a bonus week where you get to buy your favorite products, and get a free gift bag with every purchase. You can make your New Year makeup purchases, and get an additional new year’s present with it! The gift bag may consist of anything – a skincare set, eye makeup, lip products, or eye shadows.
The brand does not need any introduction, as it is one of the leading makeup and skin care brands in the world. The products are a redefinition of luxury, and therefore they are a little pricey. To make sure that everyone can enjoy these products despite its price tags, the company offers Bonus Time. If you find burning a hole in your pocket, then this is the time to pool in with a friend and buy some luscious makeup products at great prices.
The gift bags mostly consist of small samples of a variety of skincare and makeup products, packed in a beautiful pouch. This means, you not only get an extra set of products to pamper yourself with, but you also get a free makeup bag. Needless to say, its is famous for its multipurpose, spacious makeup bags.
Everyone might not get the same gift bag during Clinique Bonus Time. It depends on where you are shopping – you might get a different gift with every purchase every time you shop. Every shopping mall or store might have a different variety of gift bags in stock.
Clinique Bonus Time takes place four times every year – each season has its share of a great makeup haul.
Why Ladies Love Clinique Bonus Time
Everyone looks forward to Clinique Bonus Time, and shopping statistics for the brand experience a major surge during these few weeks of bonus. The gift bags received with every shopping trip at Clinique consist of new stock of products, and most of them are limited edition ones. Some of the products given in the free gift bags are not available otherwise, and are exclusive to the Bonus Time offers.
These gift bags are also perfect for re-gifting – if you shop for yourself at Clinique, you can get a makeup bag for your friend too! These Clinique bags and products will make perfect gifts for the Christmas and New Year celebration.
Clinique pampers its customers during the holiday season with some extra makeup goodies – what is there to not love about that? It pretty much explains the hype regarding Clinique bonus offers. The products you will purchase at the Bonus Time will undoubtedly be available throughout the year; however the gifts you will receive at great value only come on selected occasions. The high quality Clinique goods will be at their best value during this time.
Moreover, Bonus Time does not only refer to free gift goody bags. The Bonus Time can also apply on online purchases in the form of free shipping, or in the form of other discounts.
Clinique Bonus Time 2013
You can expect a lot of happening surprises from Time for 2013. The New Year celebrations will not let you down. Indulge in your favorite skincare and makeup items, and enjoy amazing rewards for being a loyal patron.
This year’s makeup collection is divine. The colors are fresh, plump and vivacious – perfect for the upcoming spring of 2013. The Bonus Time has not ended with the Christmas sales, but the bonus offers have just begun and will go on until late January of 2013.
Note that not every store is licensed to sell makeup. The few selected stores like Macy’s, Nordstrom and Dillards will be the ones hosting the Bonus Time offers. Stay connected with your nearestretailer to find out when a bonus time offer will be hitting your suburbs. If you get there in time, you will be able to enjoy the offers to the fullest.
In January 2013 you can buy all your makeup necessities for starting your new year, and enjoy some great sales in the meanwhile.
The Bonus Time in America is reliant on some rules. To get the 2013 bonus time gifts, you have to purchase items that cost a certain amount. For general retailers in the United States, you must spend above $ 23.50 in order to get a gift bag. At Bloomingdale’s, Lord & Taylor, Nordstrom, you need to cross the $ 28 mark. Similarly, at Saks Fifth Avenue you are required to purchase items for $ 42.
At Neiman Marcus and Bergdorf Goodman, you must purchase makeup and skin care products for $ 65. If you are buying in Puerto Rico, a minimum shopping of $ 25 is required. In Canada, you will need to shop for $ 28.50 (Canadian dollars), and $ 42 (Canadian dollars) if you are shopping at Holt Renfrew, Mills Brothers, Ogilvy’s.
For any stores that are offering Bonus Time 2013 outside North America, there will be a different benchmark for minimum value purchases.
What to Expect from Clinique Gift Bags
The gift bags are appreciated because most of them contain items that are more expensive than the products you will actually pay for. Here are some examples of celebrated gift bags that were loved by shoppers in the recent Bonus Time sales:
- A stunning six piece makeup set that stole the show was part of the gift bags offered to buyers during this year. This set included a cheek blusher, a long lasting lip gloss, repair wear laser focus, a foaming facial wash and cleanser, and a Dramatically Different moisturizer. All these items were packed in a lovely signature Clinique makeup bag.
- Another set of skin care and cosmetic items packed in a floral makeup pouch was given out this year. It contained an All About Eyes Serum for massage and de-puffing, a Repair ware laser focus Wrinkle and UV Damage Corrector, a sample of new moisture surge intense skin fortifying hydrator, a tube of Lash Doubling Mascara, a duo set of Clinique eye shadow (assorted colors), and a Chubby Stick Moisturizing Lip Color balm.
- Another makeup gift set that caught attention had originally carried items worth over $ 65, but was available for free with a purchase of only $ 23.50. This gift set was labeled ‘High Powered Performer’. It contained a Moisture Surge Extended Thirst Relief, a Seven Day Scrub Cream Rinse-Off Formula, a Clinique Color Compact, Quickliner for Eyes Intense, Almost Lipstick (Black Honey flavor), and a Lash Doubling mascara (black). The items were all settled in a lovely cosmetic pouch. A very similar gift bag will be available at the 2013 Clinique Bonus Time.
- Harrods, being a luxury retailer of Clinique products, gave its patrons an 8 piece gift set with their purchase. This gift set will most likely be available in the 2013 Bonus Time. It carried a Repair wear laser focus wrinkle and UV Damage corrector, Seven Day Scrub with Rinse off Formula, Moisture surge extended thirst relief formula, Take the Day Off Makeup remover for eye makeup, lashes and lip color.
For online customers, similar gift bags are available with their orders. During this year, a makeup bag worth $ 65 was available for Clinique’s online buyers. The bag contained a Moisture Surge extended thirst relief, seven day scrub cream rinse off formula, Clinique color compact (a shade of your own choice!), Quickliner for eyes intense (again in a shade of your choice), Almost Lipstick in black honey flavor, and a Lash Doubling mascara (black).
By now you must have realized that cosmetic bags are part of every gift. These makeup carrying pouches are not disposable or non-reusable bags, but they are high quality signature makeup kits.
Apart from these gifts, the company has also come up with gift sets that you can purchase for yourself, or for a friend. These sets make the perfect gifts, and are available with the 2013 collection. They include Lashes Top to Bottom, Complete Happiness, Aromatic Sense, Kisses from Clinique, and a set of Chubby Sticks.
The latest collection for 2013 is full of fresh colors and glossy textures, which will help create a vivacious and subtle look for the upcoming spring season. Get snug with some Clinique makeup and add color to your persona. The next Bonus Time is almost here!