Recently, I was made Sephora VIB. I'm not sure whether I should feel embarrassed or proud, but since I'm generally a shameless person, I suppose that I felt the latter.
Oh, who am I kidding? Of course I'm proud! I was running around the house, giddily chatting away to my husband about the perks that I am now going to get with my VIB membership.
A) A 10% off shopping pass.
B) A complimentary makeover with a Sephora makeup artist. This is worth $50.
C) Free shipping on my next order.
While $350 in a year may not sound like a lot to many people, I think that it is a lot of money to spend on one store, since there are so many out there. I think that if I had strictly bought from Sephora only, I would have been made VIB Rouge a long time ago. However, I prefer different stores for different merchandises and brands, along with other reasons.
My advice for reaching VIB or VIB Rouge status is: shop for gifts, special occasions, household goods, etc., etc., at Sephora. Also, encourage your friends and family to shop with your Sephora account e-mail address whenever they shop there. The points will add up quickly!