Shipping Rates and Policies

ULTA.com ships to Continental U.S., Alaska, Hawaii, U.S.Territories, PO Boxes, and APO / FPO addresses. ULTA.com does not ship to international locations. Please be aware that orders could arrive in multiple packages.

FREE Shipping Promotions

  • Orders qualifying for FREE or discounted shipping promotions are shipped via our Standard Shipping service only.
  • FREE or discounted shipping is awarded when the merchandise total (excluding taxes and gift cards purchased) is over the dollar amount in the promotional copy.
  • FREE or discounted shipping is available in the continental U.S. only, and excludes PO Boxes and oversized packages.

Shipping Methods, Costs, and Delivery Times


Shipping Method Shipping Cost ULTA Processing Time Carrier Transit Time TOTAL DELIVERY TIME
Standard Shipping $5.95 1 to 2 business days 2 to 8 business days 3 to 10 business days
UPS 2nd Day Air $9.95 1 to 2 business days 2 business days 3 to 4 business days
UPS Next Day Air $16.95 1 to 2 business days 1 business day 2 to 3 business days
Standard Group Shipping:
  • Our Standard Shipping combines the capabilities of UPS and USPS, delivering packages to you more efficiently. UPS will deliver your package to your local post office, where your postal carrier will make the final delivery to your door or mailbox.
  • This allows packages to arrive on Saturday as well as any other business day. Tracking is still available through UPS and will indicate the estimated delivery date.
  • This shipping method is available for shipments to Continental U.S., Alaska, Hawaii, U.S. Territories, PO Boxes and APO/FPO addresses.
  • This shipping method is the only shipping method available for shipments to U.S. Territories, PO Boxes and APO/FPO addresses.
All orders containing Hazardous Materials must be shipped via Standard Shipping and cannot be shipped to all addresses.
Available for shipments to continental U.S., Alaska, and Hawaii only
Orders containing Hazardous Materials cannot be shipped by air transport

ULTA Processing Time:
Orders received by 12PM CST (Monday-Friday) are normally processed the same day
Orders received after 12PM CST or on Saturday and Sunday are normally processed the next business day

Shipping Cost:
Some over-sized and/or over-weight items will incur an additional $3.00 fee

Shipping Restrictions

Not all Shipping Methods are available for all shipping addresses. Refer to chart above for available Shipping Methods for your address. Hazardous Materials cannot be shipped to all shipping addresses.

Hazardous Materials

Certain items in your order may be considered Hazardous Materials (HAZMAT). Hazardous Materials items include aerosol products, some alcohol-based products, contents under pressure items, and others (e.g., hairspray, nail polish, and products containing flammable, volatile, or corrosive chemicals have this restricted status.

The U.S. Department of Transportation (USDOT) requires ground-only shipment of Hazardous Materials due to air shipment restrictions and regulations, and cannot be shipped to all addresses.

All orders containing Hazardous Materials items must be shipped via Standard Service to the Continental U.S. only

Orders containing Hazardous Materials cannot be shipped UPS 2nd Day Air or UPS Next Day Air