Makeup lovers in uproar over $88-off Sephora controversy

A branch of the French make up and beauty chain, Sephora, located in Times Square in New York on Tuesday, January 22, 2019. Sephora is a brand of the luxury retail conglomerate LVMH. (�Photo by Richard B. Levine)

When beauty lovers spotted a discount code for makeup giant Sephora, they were quick to jump on it – but things quickly went down hill.

The $88-off promo code was apparently good on orders over $100, and customers were quick to snap up the unprecedented bargain.

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Shortly after the promo took off on social media, Sephora issued a statement that they would be cancelling all orders using the coupon stating that it was not a valid promotion from the company and therefore would not be honoured.

Needless to say, customers were pretty unhappy:

Others said they’d be moving to other companies that sell the same high-end beauty products:

Others compared it to the now infamous Fyre Festival debacle:

Some, however, were on Sephora’s side, saying that the deal was just too good to be true.

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