Ulta Beauty Reviews

Updated 26 Jan 2021

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Ulta Beauty CEO Mary Dillon
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  1. "Prestige Beauty Advisor"

    5.0
    Former Employee - Prestige Beauty Advisor 

    I worked at Ulta Beauty part-time for more than a year

    Pros

    The best position because you can walk around instead of being trapped behind the counter for hours.

    Cons

    Still doesn't get paid enough

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  2. "Excellent Company, not immune to COVID-19"

    5.0
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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee 
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Ulta Beauty full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Great culture, great pay, great benefits, great leadership.

    Cons

    Large bureaucracy, too much middle management.

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  3. "Benefit Brow Bar"

    4.0
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    Former Employee - Esthetician in Hammond, LA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Ulta Beauty full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Great store manager, friendly employees, and gained a lot of experience working on eyebrows and using makeup. I was a high risk pregnancy and the company was very accommodating working around my needs and dr appointments.

    Cons

    Sales goals. Long hours. Always being busy when you’re a proficient employee and get things finished fast and accurately is exhausting.

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  4. "Overall Good Company"

    4.0
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    Current Employee - Operations Manager in Dawsonville, GA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Ulta Beauty full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    Tons of opportunity for growth within the company if you work hard. Business is good and Ulta’s becoming a trail blazer in many ways

    Cons

    Work life balance isn’t great Need more payroll hours

  5. "Great upbeat environment"

    5.0
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    Former Employee - Beauty Advisor in Louisville, KY
    Recommends
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Ulta Beauty full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Great environment Co workers were super nice very upbeat company

    Cons

    Don’t pay well no real room for growth

  6. "Love working here"

    4.0
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    Current Employee - Selling 
    Recommends
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Ulta Beauty part-time

    Pros

    Great work environment and benefits

    Cons

    Pressure for loyalty sign ups

  7. "Great job to begin if you want to get into the beauty industry"

    4.0
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    Current Employee - Retail Operations Manager 
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Ulta Beauty full-time for less than a year

    Pros

    Gratis and free product Pay is decent

    Cons

    The workload along with delivering exceptional service is at times challenging How much pressure there is to push membership and credit Operational processes not streamlined Having to deal with so many thefts

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  8. "Ehh"

    4.0
    Former Employee - Salon Manager in Hanover, PA

    I worked at Ulta Beauty full-time

    Pros

    Free product, paid continuing education

    Cons

    Position was cut from the company, lots of downsizing

  9. "Great company"

    5.0
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    Former Employee - MAC Artist 
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

    I worked at Ulta Beauty full-time

    Pros

    Great benefits, great employee discount

    Cons

    Hours are not always guaranteed

  10. "Just okay"

    5.0
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    Current Employee - Beauty Advisor in Flint, MI
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Ulta Beauty part-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Great discount, fun and fast pace environment

    Cons

    Lack of cultural diversity, stressful, rude customers, odd hours

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