Hello lovely Frugalistas! (And Frugalistos!)
Birthdays are a wonderful experience for nearly all of us; it’s like the one day you can really enjoy your life and let everyone celebrate, well, YOU, on your special day! Like the skies opened up and rained down the sparkling phenomenal awesomeness that is all you, you and you!
Here is a list of some of the best birthday freebies and presents have been assembled here for you! These frugal and fab freebies include goodies from Aveda, Sephora, Smashbox and more! Enjoy – and as always – feel free to drop information in the comments if there are more freebies not covered in the list!
Frugal and Fabulous Birthday Beauty Freebies
One of the best free birthday presents for frugalistas are beauty booty from luxe retailers. Aveda’s Birthday Program gifts members with a sample pack of Damage Remedy plus a bonus gift worth $25. You can also get five friends to join and you’ll also receive a free travel-size Aveda Hand Relief value $8.
Benefit Brow Bar gifts free brow services valued at $20 during your birthday week. Simply make sure to bring your official photo ID to any Benefit Brow Bar inside select Macy’s and Ulta Beauty stores to claim your service. Frugalistas under the age of 18 must have a parent or guardian with them.
And of course, Sephora’s Beauty Insider gifts are not be forgotten. Beauty Insiders receive a free birthday gift. The gifts change often, and vary according to your gender. Recently, lady Beauty Insiders received a Fresh Sugar Kisses Mini Lip Duo. Another perk of the Beauty Insider club? Earn points on every purchase, redeemable for free samples and full sized products depending on when cash in.
Join Smashbox Cosmetics Pretty Points program and you’ll get an extra-special gift set during your birthday month with any purchase at Smashbox.com. You’ll also earn points for every dollar spend. When you accumulate 500 points, you’ll get $10 Rewards Certificate that can be used on your next purchase.
Frugal & Fabulous Freebies for Foodies
Food is always a fabulous and frugal gift to enjoy. IHOP gives customers on their email list a free Rooty Tooty Fresh n’ Fruity Meal for their birthday. Applebee’s, Chilis and On the Border give customers free desserts with the purchase of entrees on their birthdays. Starbucks customers who refill and regularly use their gift cards receive a free birthday drink of any size. Panera Bread rewards members get a special surprise in their rewards cards during their birthday month, in addition to regular surprises when they purchase regularly. The Melting Pot gifts 5 free chocolate covered strawberries (that are absolutely delicious) valued at $17 to customers for their birthday.
Do you know of any frugal birthday freebies that are fabulous and frugal for adults?