Birthday Rewards

Birthday Rewards

Cydnee Capps, Photography Editor

Birthdays – everyone has one and awaits each year anxiously for the day to come. Birthdays are often filled with gifts from families and friends, but did you know that some of your favorite retailers and fast food chains will also send you a birthday gift?


  • Ulta

Ulta rewards members will receive an exclusive offer for a free gift and 2x points on orders during their birth month. For 2023, the gifts are Dermalogica Multivitamin Power Recovery Mask (January), Lancome Mascara (February), Olapex #3 (March), Peach & Lily Power Calm Hydrating Gel Cleanser (April), Bumble and Bumble Hairdressers Invisible Oil Primer (May), Lancome Night Cream (June), Redken Intensive Treatment (July), Tarte Mascara (August), Drunk Elephant Cream (September), Tula Cleanser (October), IGK Prep Spray (November), and Clinique Hydrating Moisturizer (December).


  • Sephora

Beauty Insiders will have the choice between four gifts during their birth month. The options are 250 Bonus Points, the Ilia Makeup Birthday Gift Set, the Glow Recipe Watermelon Glow Skincare Birthday Gift set, the Dior Fragrance Gift Set, or the Quai “The Quai of Life” Birthday Gift set.


  • Starbucks

To redeem your Birthday Reward, you must join Starbucks Rewards at least seven days before your birthday, provide your birthday in your Starbucks Rewards account information, and have made at least one Star-earning transaction prior to your birthday each year. You will receive an email two days before your birthday reminding you to come in and enjoy a free food or beverage item (your reward must be redeemed on your birthday). 


  • Crumbl Cookies

Enjoy a free cookie of your choice at Crumbl during your birthday month. You must create an account online and add your birthday to sign up. Your free cookie will be redeemable for one month following your birthday.


  • Panera

Panera offers a free pastry or sweet at participating locations during your birthday. You must sign up for the Panera Bread loyalty program to receive this gift. The gift is valid for one week (dine-in only) and must be redeemed by providing your account information when ordering. 


  • Chick-fil-a

Chick-fil-A One Members will receive their choice of a chocolate chunk cookie or chocolate fudge brownie. To receive this reward, simply download the app and create an account, making sure to enter your birthday. You will receive your reward on your birthday when you log onto the app. 


  • Hulu

Hulu, one of the most popular streaming services will send users a free month of streaming during their birth month. Users can access their rewards via email. 


  • Dunkin Donuts

Dunkin Donuts will help you celebrate your birthday by offering you a free birthday beverage. You must be a member in order to receive the gift. 


  • McDonald’s

McDonald’s offers a free happy meal to customers on their birthday if they are enrolled in their email newsletter. IHOP

IHOP will help customers celebrate their birthdays by sending them a coupon for a free full stack of pancakes. You must sign up for the IHOP Birthday Club in order to receive the coupon, and you can use it for a week before your birthday, or the week after your birthday. 


  • Baskin-Robbins

When you join Baskin-Robbins’ Birthday Club, you will receive a free 4-oz. A scoop of any ice cream. You will receive the coupon via the Baskin-Robbins mobile app.


  • Buffalo Wild Wings

Being one of the most well-known wing restaurants, it’s apparent that they would offer free wings for your birthday. In order to receive your wings, you must be enrolled in their free Blazin’ Rewards program. You will receive your wings during your birth month. 


Be sure to enroll in all these online programs and rewards in order to receive free extra gifts during your birthday!