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Updated 5 Sep 2019

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Ulta Beauty CEO Mary Dillon
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  1. Helpful (17)

    "Awesome company"

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Salon Manager in Indian Land, SC
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Great work/personal life balance, management in store, upper management, benefits, education, team work, goal oriented, employee discounts as well as extra employee discounts every so often. Able to meet with high people in the company every so often. Representatives of different cosmetic companies hold events in store. Great collab of artists. Endless opportunities to grow within company.

    Cons

    Hard to pass up all the new skin care, makeup and hair supplies that are so tempting upon checkout.

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    Ulta Beauty2019-07-17
  2. "Truly great company to work for"

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    Current Employee - Salon Manager in Chester, VA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Amazing dental, vision and medical benefits Because it's in a retail store it's a great way to get clients in the salon as a stylist Bonuses Upto 70% commission plus tips every night Paid time off Diverse culture Full service salon and professional retail right in store from multiple brands Great work/personal life balance, management in store, upper management, benefits, continued advanced education, team work, goal oriented, employee discounts as well as extra employee discounts every so often. Able to meet with higher people in the company every so often and vendors with top prestige brands. In store events always creating a fun environment. The vibe is very positive and everyone acts as a team. Great collab of artists. Endless opportunities to grow within the company.

    Cons

    I have nothing negative to say about working with Ulta. I am always supported and appreciated. I would just say you must be people oriented and have great customer service and patience as it is retail

    Ulta Beauty2019-09-06
  3. "Great working environment"

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    Current Employee - Salon Manager in Corpus Christi, TX
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Ulta Beauty full-time for more than 5 years

    Pros

    Lots of opportunity for cosmetologists. They offer benefits, paid time off, and retirement.

    Cons

    Amount of responsibility and the limited time to get it accomplished can be overwhelming. At times the expectations are unattainable.

    Ulta Beauty2019-09-02
  4. "Stay Away!"

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    Former Employee - Salon Manager in Royal Oak, MI
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I worked at Ulta Beauty full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    BCBS Health Insurance , discount

    Cons

    No clue what they are doing when it comes to salon, terrible marketing, upper management is clueless, you get in trouble for takin too many clients as an SM, pay is awful, schedule is awful, stay far far away from the salon.

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    Ulta Beauty2019-08-10
  5. "Great Company to grow"

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    Current Employee - Salon Manager in Raleigh, NC
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Ulta Beauty full-time for more than 5 years

    Pros

    Free Education on a high level

    Cons

    Hard work, long hours, must be flexible

    Ulta Beauty2019-07-03
  6. Helpful (3)

    "Best Career move ever!"

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    Current Employee - Salon Manager in Sunset Valley, TX
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Ulta Beauty full-time for more than 10 years

    Pros

    Constant flow of Guests, great incentives, education!

    Cons

    Constant change in management on retail side. Sometimes retail is confused about Salo culture.

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    Ulta Beauty2019-06-15
  7. "Good Concept"

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    Former Employee - Salon Manager 

    I worked at Ulta Beauty full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    Lots of exposure to new products, techniques, and training. A beautiful working environment with most of the tools and products you will need.

    Cons

    Corporate beauty concepts don't allow a lot of room for creativity and coloring outside the lines, which is what good stylists do. service menu did not take into account fashion trends and ethnic styles. Corporate micromanaged to maintain an operational standard that did not work well for all areas.

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    Ulta Beauty2019-07-05
  8. "Very Corporate minded"

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    Current Employee - Salon Manager 
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Ulta Beauty full-time for more than 5 years

    Pros

    Great benefits , career opportunities, and good money to be made

    Cons

    To many policies, way to much favoritisms

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    Ulta Beauty2019-07-01
  9. "It's ok"

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    Current Employee - Salon Manager 
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Ulta Beauty full-time for more than 5 years

    Pros

    Great medical benefits, store discount, friendly stylists

    Cons

    Run Salon like a retail store. Ineffective marketing to bolster salons reputation. Horrible salon hours, they follow retail hours. Salon open on all days except Thanksgiving and Christmas Day.

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    Ulta Beauty2019-06-04
  10. "Absolutely Horrific"

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    Current Employee - Salon Manager in Grand Rapids, MI
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I have been working at Ulta Beauty full-time for more than 5 years

    Pros

    Pros only affect shareholders

    Cons

    This company has gone completely downhill since they acquired a new CEO from Cellular One.

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    Ulta Beauty2019-06-06
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