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How I Save Money on Hair Care Products

Being on a healthy relaxed hair journey can get expensive. Especially when you're starting out and trying to build a regimen. You can be trying out multiple products and experimenting to see what your hair does and doesn't like.


Before I decided to get serious about taking care of my relaxed hair and the products I used on it, I found myself paying more attention to the prices instead of the ingredients. I was the type of person who bought whatever shampoo or conditioner was the cheapest and didn't pay attention to how my hair reacted to it.

Now I'm paying attention to what my hair needs and buying better products for my hair. But I'm still looking for a good deal. This has led me to find a few ways to save money on my hair care and not pay full price without sacrificing quality.




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Take advantage sales

Sales are probably one of the easiest ways to save money on hair care products. Three of my favorite places to find sales for hair care are Sally Beauty, Ulta, and Target.

Sally Beauty tends to have B1G1 and B2G1 free sales a few times a year for several great hair brands like SheaMoisture, Eden BodyWorks, and Jane Carter. I take advantage of those sales by buying products I use often or want to try. Ulta has their 21 days of beauty sale and will have sales throughout the year on hair products.

You can find out about these sales by signing up for email alerts from Sally Beauty and Ulta. Another way to find about sales is to follow your favorite hair brands on social media. They'll sometimes post about when their and where their products are on sale.


Couponing and sale stacking

Couponing takes a bit more preparation and work than taking advantage of store sales but can be so worth it. Especially if you combine the coupon with a sale.

Today there are so many ways and places you can get coupons

  • Red Plum inserts that come in your mail: I've gotten some SheaMoisture coupons that way and if you use drugstore hair brands like Suave or L'Oreal they always seem to have coupons in the Red Plum.
  • Coupons.com: you can print them out from your phone or computer.
  • Ibotta app: There you can find coupons for all the major hair care brands like L'oreal and Suave. As well as coupons for brands Carols Daughter and SheaMoisture. Additionally, Ibotta will sometimes have a store rebate for Sally Beauty purchases. If you'd like to give Ibotta a try, use my referral link you can get a $10 welcome bonus.


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Sign up for samples

You can find several good sites that aggregate links to product samples. Or you can sometimes get samples directly from the brand.

Use gift cards

Where do you get the gift cards you ask? Well through reward or survey sites.

  • ShopKick: With it, you can earn Kicks (their version of rewards points) by visiting certain stores, scanning items or making certain purchases. You can redeem the Kicks for rewards like gift cards.that you can redeem for gift cards. 
  • Bing.com: You're already doing online searches, why not earn points towards gift cards while you do it. 

Shop via rebate sites

If you do a lot of your shopping online then this provides another way for you to save. If you shop via a portal like Ebates you can get cash back on your hair care purchases. And if you've earned some gift cards that you can use, you won't pay anything out of pocket, but get cash back on the purchase.

Do you have any tips for saving money on hair care products?



2 comments:

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    1. Out of curiosity what products have you been buying? Thanks for reading!

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