Benchmark Overview

Sephora’s E-Commerce UX

This is a case study of Sephora’s e-commerce user experience (UX) performance. It’s based on a full-performance review of more than 550 design elements. 59 other sites have also been benchmarked for a complete picture of the e-commerce UX landscape

Sephora’s overall e-commerce UX performance is acceptable. On a positive note, Sephora has decent Homepage & Category. This is, however, curtailed by poor On-Site Search performance.

Sephora’s Homepage & Category performance is decent. It is especially a state of the art Site-Wide Layout and decent Category Taxonomy that helps Sephora’s category UX. Do, however, watch out for their poor Intermediary Category Pages performance.

Sephora’s On-Site Search performance is poor. Sephora’s search experience is particularly thwarted by usability issues related to mediocre Results Layout & Filtering, mediocre Results Logic & Guidance, and broken Search Form & Logic.

Sephora’s Product Lists & Filtering performance is acceptable. Notably, Sephora’s product list performance is hampered by broken Sorting and Filtering: Interface & Layout, although this is helped somewhat by good Comparison Tool and decent Filtering: Scope & Logic.

Sephora’s Product Page performance is mediocre. Notably, Sephora’s product page performance is hampered by mediocre Product Images and Specifications Sheet, although this is helped somewhat by good Product Variations and decent Image Gallery UI.

Sephora’s Cart & Checkout performance is decent. For instance, Sephora’s checkout has state of the art Field Design & Features and Cross-Sells yet suffers from mediocre Credit Card Form and Field Labels & Microcopy.

Sephora’s Mobile E-Commerce performance is acceptable. Notably, Sephora’s mobile performance is hampered by mediocre Mobile Homepage, Navigation, & Search and broken Mobile Product Page Layouts, although this is helped somewhat by state of the art Mobile Form Field Usability and good Mobile Checkout Information.

Rank: 25 of 60

Usability Score: 454

URL: sephora.com


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Sephora's E-Commerce UX: 582 guidelines · Comparative score: 454.2

Homepage & Category: 63 guidelines · Score: 801.4

Homepage: 15 guidelines · Score: 163.1

These 15 ‘Homepage’ guidelines are only available in Baymard Premium — they are based on our large-scale Homepage & Category UX research study, and outline the 15 elements necessary to create a high-performing ‘Homepage’ implementation.

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Guideline #237 Adhered High · Score: 33.1

Guideline #240 Adhered High · Score: 23.6

Guideline #242 Issue Resolved · Score: 23.6

Guideline #248 Violated High · Score: -23.6

Guideline #235 Adhered High · Score: 14.2

Guideline #238 Adhered High · Score: 23.6

Guideline #236 Not Applicable · Score: 0.0

Guideline #246 Not Applicable · Score: 0.0

Guideline #249 Adhered High · Score: 14.2

Guideline #245 Issue Resolved · Score: 23.6

Guideline #241 Adhered Low · Score: 7.1

Guideline #247 Not Applicable · Score: 0.0

Guideline #239 Not Applicable · Score: 0.0

Guideline #264 Adhered High · Score: 9.5

Guideline #257 Adhered High · Score: 14.2

Category Taxonomy: 15 guidelines · Score: 241.1

These 15 ‘Category Taxonomy’ guidelines are only available in Baymard Premium — they are based on our large-scale Homepage & Category UX research study, and outline the 15 elements necessary to create a high-performing ‘Category Taxonomy’ implementation.

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Guideline #253 Violated Low · Score: -16.5

Guideline #261 Adhered High · Score: 23.6

Guideline #263 Adhered High · Score: 33.1

Guideline #266 Adhered High · Score: 23.6

Guideline #267 Not Applicable · Score: 0.0

Guideline #268 Adhered High · Score: 28.4

Guideline #259 Adhered High · Score: 37.8

Guideline #282 Adhered High · Score: 23.6

Guideline #286 Adhered High · Score: 23.6

Guideline #274 Not Applicable · Score: 0.0

Guideline #251 Adhered Low · Score: 11.8

Guideline #278 Adhered High · Score: 18.9

Guideline #277 Adhered High · Score: 18.9

Guideline #318 Adhered High · Score: 14.2

Guideline #1008 Not Applicable · Score: 0.0

Main Navigation: 16 guidelines · Score: 212.8

These 16 ‘Main Navigation’ guidelines are only available in Baymard Premium — they are based on our large-scale Homepage & Category UX research study, and outline the 16 elements necessary to create a high-performing ‘Main Navigation’ implementation.

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Guideline #287 Violated High · Score: -33.1

Guideline #294 Adhered High · Score: 37.8

Guideline #302 Adhered Low · Score: 16.5

Guideline #289 Adhered Low · Score: 11.8

Guideline #288 Violated Low · Score: -14.2

Guideline #303 Adhered High · Score: 28.4

Guideline #298 Issue Resolved · Score: 28.4

Guideline #291 Adhered Low · Score: 11.8

Guideline #297 Adhered High · Score: 18.9

Guideline #256 Issue Resolved · Score: 23.6

Guideline #304 Issue Resolved · Score: 23.6

Guideline #305 Adhered High · Score: 18.9

Guideline #296 Issue Resolved · Score: 18.9

Guideline #299 Adhered Low · Score: 7.1

Guideline #306 Issue Resolved · Score: 14.2

Guideline #300 Not Applicable · Score: 0.0

Intermediary Category Pages: 6 guidelines · Score: 9.5

These 6 ‘Intermediary Category Pages’ guidelines are only available in Baymard Premium — they are based on our large-scale Homepage & Category UX research study, and outline the 6 elements necessary to create a high-performing ‘Intermediary Category Pages’ implementation.

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Guideline #307 Violated High · Score: -37.8

Guideline #309 Not Applicable · Score: 0.0

Guideline #308 Issue Resolved · Score: 23.6

Guideline #311 Adhered High · Score: 23.6

Guideline #312 Not Applicable · Score: 0.0

Guideline #310 Not Applicable · Score: 0.0

Site-Wide Layout: 11 guidelines · Score: 174.9

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These 11 ‘Site-Wide Layout’ guidelines are only available in Baymard Premium — they are based on our large-scale Homepage & Category UX research study, and outline the 11 elements necessary to create a high-performing ‘Site-Wide Layout’ implementation.

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Guideline #279 Adhered High · Score: 23.6

Guideline #258 Issue Resolved · Score: 37.8

Guideline #252 Adhered High · Score: 23.6

Guideline #250 Adhered High · Score: 18.9

Guideline #293 Adhered High · Score: 18.9

Guideline #290 Adhered High · Score: 14.2

Guideline #284 Issue Resolved · Score: 14.2

Guideline #260 Adhered High · Score: 14.2

Guideline #255 Adhered High · Score: 9.5

Guideline #273 Not Applicable · Score: 0.0

Guideline #940 Not Applicable · Score: 0.0

On-Site Search: 50 guidelines · Score: 36.8

Search Query Types: 12 guidelines · Score: 30.1

These 12 ‘Search Query Types’ guidelines are only available in Baymard Premium — they are based on our large-scale On-Site Search UX research study, and outline the 12 elements necessary to create a high-performing ‘Search Query Types’ implementation.

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Guideline #333 Adhered High · Score: 53.6

Guideline #334 Violated Low · Score: -26.8

Guideline #340 Adhered High · Score: 33.5

Guideline #335 Adhered Low · Score: 16.7

Guideline #337 Not Applicable · Score: 0.0

Guideline #341 Not Applicable · Score: 0.0

Guideline #344 Violated High · Score: -46.9

Guideline #399 Violated High · Score: -33.5

Guideline #338 Neutral · Score: 0.0

Guideline #347 Not Applicable · Score: 0.0

Guideline #342 Adhered High · Score: 33.5

Guideline #398 Not Applicable · Score: 0.0

Search Form & Logic: 10 guidelines · Score: 13.4

These 10 ‘Search Form & Logic’ guidelines are only available in Baymard Premium — they are based on our large-scale On-Site Search UX research study, and outline the 10 elements necessary to create a high-performing ‘Search Form & Logic’ implementation.

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Guideline #336 Not Applicable · Score: 0.0

Guideline #346 Violated High · Score: -40.2

Guideline #349 Violated High · Score: -33.5

Guideline #407 Adhered High · Score: 46.9

Guideline #339 Issue Resolved · Score: 33.5

Guideline #343 Not Applicable · Score: 0.0

Guideline #351 Violated High · Score: -33.5

Guideline #348 Adhered High · Score: 26.8

Guideline #350 Adhered High · Score: 13.4

Guideline #352 Not Applicable · Score: 0.0

Search Autocomplete: 8 guidelines · Score: -73.7

These 8 ‘Search Autocomplete’ guidelines are only available in Baymard Premium — they are based on our large-scale On-Site Search UX research study, and outline the 8 elements necessary to create a high-performing ‘Search Autocomplete’ implementation.

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Guideline #359 Adhered Low · Score: 20.1

Guideline #404 Violated Low · Score: -20.1

Guideline #361 Violated High · Score: -20.1

Guideline #356 Violated High · Score: -33.5

Guideline #369 Adhered High · Score: 40.2

Guideline #368 Violated High · Score: -33.5

Guideline #363 Violated High · Score: -26.8

Guideline #1001 Not Applicable · Score: 0.0

Results Logic & Guidance: 8 guidelines · Score: 23.4

These 8 ‘Results Logic & Guidance’ guidelines are only available in Baymard Premium — they are based on our large-scale On-Site Search UX research study, and outline the 8 elements necessary to create a high-performing ‘Results Logic & Guidance’ implementation.

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Guideline #358 Violated High · Score: -46.9

Guideline #362 Adhered Low · Score: 23.4

Guideline #370 Violated High · Score: -40.2

Guideline #367 Not Applicable · Score: 0.0

Guideline #355 Adhered High · Score: 20.1

Guideline #394 Issue Resolved · Score: 33.5

Guideline #365 Issue Resolved · Score: 33.5

Guideline #371 Not Applicable · Score: 0.0

Results Layout & Filtering: 12 guidelines · Score: 43.5

These 12 ‘Results Layout & Filtering’ guidelines are only available in Baymard Premium — they are based on our large-scale On-Site Search UX research study, and outline the 12 elements necessary to create a high-performing ‘Results Layout & Filtering’ implementation.

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Guideline #382 Violated High · Score: -33.5

Guideline #379 Issue Resolved · Score: 53.6

Guideline #386 Adhered High · Score: 46.9

Guideline #381 Neutral · Score: 0.0

Guideline #377 Violated Low · Score: -16.7

Guideline #376 Violated High · Score: -53.6

Guideline #403 Adhered High · Score: 46.9

Guideline #393 Violated High · Score: -33.5

Guideline #406 Not Applicable · Score: 0.0

Guideline #378 Issue Resolved · Score: 33.5

Guideline #401 Not Applicable · Score: 0.0

Guideline #402 Not Applicable · Score: 0.0

Product Lists & Filtering: 96 guidelines · Score: 391.9

List Layout: 7 guidelines · Score: 49.0

These 7 ‘List Layout’ guidelines are only available in Baymard Premium — they are based on our large-scale Product Lists & Filtering UX research study, and outline the 7 elements necessary to create a high-performing ‘List Layout’ implementation.

Premium also shows you why Sephora and 59 other top e-commerce sites perform as they do, and allow you to self-audit your own sites to see how your UX performance stacks up against theirs — learn more.

Guideline #541 Not Applicable · Score: 0.0

Guideline #533 Adhered High · Score: 32.7

Guideline #531 Adhered High · Score: 27.2

Guideline #537 Adhered High · Score: 27.2

Guideline #535 Not Applicable · Score: 0.0

Guideline #536 Not Applicable · Score: 0.0

Guideline #862 Violated High · Score: -38.1

Loading Products: 6 guidelines · Score: 0.0

These 6 ‘Loading Products’ guidelines are only available in Baymard Premium — they are based on our large-scale Product Lists & Filtering UX research study, and outline the 6 elements necessary to create a high-performing ‘Loading Products’ implementation.

Premium also shows you why Sephora and 59 other top e-commerce sites perform as they do, and allow you to self-audit your own sites to see how your UX performance stacks up against theirs — learn more.

Guideline #501 Violated High · Score: -32.7

Guideline #502 Adhered High · Score: 32.7

Guideline #503 Violated High · Score: -16.3

Guideline #504 Neutral · Score: 0.0

Guideline #505 Adhered High · Score: 16.3

Guideline #1024 Not Applicable · Score: 0.0

List Items: Product Info & Thumbnails: 16 guidelines · Score: 141.5

These 16 ‘List Items: Product Info & Thumbnails’ guidelines are only available in Baymard Premium — they are based on our large-scale Product Lists & Filtering UX research study, and outline the 16 elements necessary to create a high-performing ‘List Items: Product Info & Thumbnails’ implementation.

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Guideline #440 Violated Low · Score: -21.8

Guideline #421 Not Applicable · Score: 0.0

Guideline #443 Adhered High · Score: 38.1

Guideline #446 Violated High · Score: -32.7

Guideline #422 Adhered High · Score: 32.7

Guideline #441 Violated Low · Score: -13.6

Guideline #447 Adhered High · Score: 16.3

Guideline #444 Not Applicable · Score: 0.0

Guideline #455 Not Applicable · Score: 0.0

Guideline #445 Adhered High · Score: 38.1

Guideline #457 Adhered High · Score: 27.2

Guideline #463 Not Applicable · Score: 0.0

Guideline #456 Adhered Low · Score: 13.6

Guideline #458 Not Applicable · Score: 0.0

Guideline #459 Issue Resolved · Score: 21.8

Guideline #462 Adhered High · Score: 21.8

List Items: Interface & Hit Areas: 11 guidelines · Score: 38.1

These 11 ‘List Items: Interface & Hit Areas’ guidelines are only available in Baymard Premium — they are based on our large-scale Product Lists & Filtering UX research study, and outline the 11 elements necessary to create a high-performing ‘List Items: Interface & Hit Areas’ implementation.

Premium also shows you why Sephora and 59 other top e-commerce sites perform as they do, and allow you to self-audit your own sites to see how your UX performance stacks up against theirs — learn more.

Guideline #448 Adhered High · Score: 38.1

Guideline #528 Not Applicable · Score: 0.0

Guideline #452 Adhered Low · Score: 13.6

Guideline #450 Violated Low · Score: -13.6

Guideline #449 Not Applicable · Score: 0.0

Guideline #525 Adhered High · Score: 27.2

Guideline #527 Violated High · Score: -27.2

Guideline #529 Violated Low · Score: -16.3

Guideline #530 Adhered High · Score: 16.3

Guideline #526 Not Applicable · Score: 0.0

Guideline #993 Not Applicable · Score: 0.0

List Items: Personalization: 5 guidelines · Score: 5.4

These 5 ‘List Items: Personalization’ guidelines are only available in Baymard Premium — they are based on our large-scale Product Lists & Filtering UX research study, and outline the 5 elements necessary to create a high-performing ‘List Items: Personalization’ implementation.

Premium also shows you why Sephora and 59 other top e-commerce sites perform as they do, and allow you to self-audit your own sites to see how your UX performance stacks up against theirs — learn more.

Guideline #480 Not Applicable · Score: 0.0

Guideline #482 Adhered High · Score: 27.2

Guideline #483 Not Applicable · Score: 0.0

Guideline #485 Not Applicable · Score: 0.0

Guideline #484 Violated High · Score: -21.8

Filtering: Available Filters: 10 guidelines · Score: 78.9

These 10 ‘Filtering: Available Filters’ guidelines are only available in Baymard Premium — they are based on our large-scale Product Lists & Filtering UX research study, and outline the 10 elements necessary to create a high-performing ‘Filtering: Available Filters’ implementation.

Premium also shows you why Sephora and 59 other top e-commerce sites perform as they do, and allow you to self-audit your own sites to see how your UX performance stacks up against theirs — learn more.

Guideline #409 Adhered High · Score: 43.5

Guideline #413 Adhered High · Score: 38.1

Guideline #418 Not Applicable · Score: 0.0

Guideline #408 Adhered High · Score: 38.1

Guideline #417 Not Applicable · Score: 0.0

Guideline #540 Not Applicable · Score: 0.0

Guideline #410 Not Applicable · Score: 0.0

Guideline #414 Violated High · Score: -27.2

Guideline #416 Adhered Low · Score: 13.6

Guideline #415 Violated High · Score: -27.2

Filtering: Scope & Logic: 14 guidelines · Score: 147.0

These 14 ‘Filtering: Scope & Logic’ guidelines are only available in Baymard Premium — they are based on our large-scale Product Lists & Filtering UX research study, and outline the 14 elements necessary to create a high-performing ‘Filtering: Scope & Logic’ implementation.

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Guideline #424 Adhered High · Score: 38.1

Guideline #427 Adhered High · Score: 38.1

Guideline #433 Not Applicable · Score: 0.0

Guideline #423 Not Applicable · Score: 0.0

Guideline #430 Not Applicable · Score: 0.0

Guideline #428 Adhered High · Score: 21.8

Guideline #432 Not Applicable · Score: 0.0

Guideline #429 Adhered High · Score: 10.9

Guideline #436 Adhered High · Score: 10.9

Guideline #439 Not Applicable · Score: 0.0

Guideline #488 Violated High · Score: -27.2

Guideline #492 Neutral · Score: 0.0

Guideline #493 Adhered High · Score: 27.2

Guideline #486 Adhered High · Score: 27.2

Filtering: Interface & Layout: 11 guidelines · Score: -68.0

These 11 ‘Filtering: Interface & Layout’ guidelines are only available in Baymard Premium — they are based on our large-scale Product Lists & Filtering UX research study, and outline the 11 elements necessary to create a high-performing ‘Filtering: Interface & Layout’ implementation.

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Guideline #468 Not Applicable · Score: 0.0

Guideline #474 Not Applicable · Score: 0.0

Guideline #470 Violated High · Score: -38.1

Guideline #464 Violated Low · Score: -13.6

Guideline #467 Violated High · Score: -27.2

Guideline #475 Violated High · Score: -27.2

Guideline #479 Adhered High · Score: 27.2

Guideline #476 Not Applicable · Score: 0.0

Guideline #465 Issue Resolved · Score: 27.2

Guideline #471 Not Applicable · Score: 0.0

Guideline #472 Violated High · Score: -16.3

Sorting: 11 guidelines · Score: -38.1

These 11 ‘Sorting’ guidelines are only available in Baymard Premium — they are based on our large-scale Product Lists & Filtering UX research study, and outline the 11 elements necessary to create a high-performing ‘Sorting’ implementation.

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Guideline #510 Violated High · Score: -43.5

Guideline #511 Violated High · Score: -38.1

Guideline #539 Adhered High · Score: 21.8

Guideline #514 Adhered High · Score: 27.2

Guideline #513 Adhered High · Score: 27.2

Guideline #509 Violated High · Score: -27.2

Guideline #521 Adhered High · Score: 27.2

Guideline #517 Violated High · Score: -21.8

Guideline #515 Not Applicable · Score: 0.0

Guideline #516 Not Applicable · Score: 0.0

Guideline #523 Violated High · Score: -10.9

Comparison Tool: 5 guidelines · Score: 38.1

These 5 ‘Comparison Tool’ guidelines are only available in Baymard Premium — they are based on our large-scale Product Lists & Filtering UX research study, and outline the 5 elements necessary to create a high-performing ‘Comparison Tool’ implementation.

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Guideline #495 Issue Resolved · Score: 38.1

Guideline #496 Not Applicable · Score: 0.0

Guideline #497 Not Applicable · Score: 0.0

Guideline #499 Not Applicable · Score: 0.0

Guideline #498 Not Applicable · Score: 0.0

Product Page: 95 guidelines · Score: 378.0

Product Page Layout: 8 guidelines · Score: -10.4

These 8 ‘Product Page Layout’ guidelines are only available in Baymard Premium — they are based on our large-scale Product Page UX research study, and outline the 8 elements necessary to create a high-performing ‘Product Page Layout’ implementation.

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Guideline #751 Not Applicable · Score: 0.0

Guideline #753 Violated High · Score: -24.2

Guideline #758 Not Applicable · Score: 0.0

Guideline #757 Not Applicable · Score: 0.0

Guideline #784 Not Applicable · Score: 0.0

Guideline #738 Violated High · Score: -20.7

Guideline #766 Adhered High · Score: 17.3

Guideline #846 Issue Resolved · Score: 17.3

Product Images: 9 guidelines · Score: 27.6

These 9 ‘Product Images’ guidelines are only available in Baymard Premium — they are based on our large-scale Product Page UX research study, and outline the 9 elements necessary to create a high-performing ‘Product Images’ implementation.

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Guideline #740 Neutral · Score: 0.0

Guideline #741 Violated High · Score: -24.2

Guideline #747 Not Applicable · Score: 0.0

Guideline #755 Adhered High · Score: 17.3

Guideline #744 Not Applicable · Score: 0.0

Guideline #745 Issue Resolved · Score: 17.3

Guideline #752 Not Applicable · Score: 0.0

Guideline #854 Not Applicable · Score: 0.0

Guideline #756 Adhered High · Score: 17.3

Image Gallery UI: 10 guidelines · Score: 105.3

These 10 ‘Image Gallery UI’ guidelines are only available in Baymard Premium — they are based on our large-scale Product Page UX research study, and outline the 10 elements necessary to create a high-performing ‘Image Gallery UI’ implementation.

Premium also shows you why Sephora and 59 other top e-commerce sites perform as they do, and allow you to self-audit your own sites to see how your UX performance stacks up against theirs — learn more.

Guideline #774 Adhered High · Score: 24.2

Guideline #771 Not Applicable · Score: 0.0

Guideline #776 Violated Low · Score: -12.1

Guideline #775 Adhered High · Score: 20.7

Guideline #779 Adhered High · Score: 17.3

Guideline #783 Issue Resolved · Score: 17.3

Guideline #781 Adhered High · Score: 17.3

Guideline #773 Issue Resolved · Score: 10.4

Guideline #778 Not Applicable · Score: 0.0

Guideline #777 Adhered High · Score: 10.4

Product Video & 360-View: 4 guidelines · Score: 20.7

These 4 ‘Product Video & 360-View’ guidelines are only available in Baymard Premium — they are based on our large-scale Product Page UX research study, and outline the 4 elements necessary to create a high-performing ‘Product Video & 360-View’ implementation.

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Guideline #759 Adhered High · Score: 17.3

Guideline #770 Adhered High · Score: 17.3

Guideline #760 Violated High · Score: -13.8

Guideline #761 Not Applicable · Score: 0.0

The 'Buy' Section: 9 guidelines · Score: -20.7

These 9 ‘The 'Buy' Section’ guidelines are only available in Baymard Premium — they are based on our large-scale Product Page UX research study, and outline the 9 elements necessary to create a high-performing ‘The 'Buy' Section’ implementation.

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Guideline #791 Violated High · Score: -17.3

Guideline #795 Violated High · Score: -24.2

Guideline #820 Issue Resolved · Score: 24.2

Guideline #798 Violated High · Score: -17.3

Guideline #817 Violated High · Score: -17.3

Guideline #792 Adhered High · Score: 17.3

Guideline #816 Adhered High · Score: 17.3

Guideline #793 Not Applicable · Score: 0.0

Guideline #789 Violated Low · Score: -3.5

Shipping, Returns, and Gifting: 7 guidelines · Score: 15.5

These 7 ‘Shipping, Returns, and Gifting’ guidelines are only available in Baymard Premium — they are based on our large-scale Product Page UX research study, and outline the 7 elements necessary to create a high-performing ‘Shipping, Returns, and Gifting’ implementation.

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Guideline #825 Adhered Low · Score: 8.6

Guideline #826 Not Applicable · Score: 0.0

Guideline #803 Adhered High · Score: 24.2

Guideline #836 Violated High · Score: -17.3

Guideline #804 Adhered High · Score: 10.4

Guideline #802 Violated High · Score: -10.4

Guideline #805 Not Applicable · Score: 0.0

Product Variations: 9 guidelines · Score: 96.7

These 9 ‘Product Variations’ guidelines are only available in Baymard Premium — they are based on our large-scale Product Page UX research study, and outline the 9 elements necessary to create a high-performing ‘Product Variations’ implementation.

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Guideline #848 Adhered High · Score: 24.2

Guideline #853 Issue Resolved · Score: 17.3

Guideline #849 Adhered High · Score: 17.3

Guideline #837 Issue Resolved · Score: 17.3

Guideline #851 Not Applicable · Score: 0.0

Guideline #800 Not Applicable · Score: 0.0

Guideline #850 Issue Resolved · Score: 6.9

Guideline #852 Adhered High · Score: 6.9

Guideline #856 Issue Resolved · Score: 6.9

Product Descriptions: 7 guidelines · Score: 88.0

These 7 ‘Product Descriptions’ guidelines are only available in Baymard Premium — they are based on our large-scale Product Page UX research study, and outline the 7 elements necessary to create a high-performing ‘Product Descriptions’ implementation.

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Guideline #841 Adhered High · Score: 24.2

Guideline #843 Adhered Low · Score: 12.1

Guideline #861 Not Applicable · Score: 0.0

Guideline #860 Adhered Low · Score: 8.6

Guideline #845 Adhered High · Score: 17.3

Guideline #844 Adhered High · Score: 17.3

Guideline #847 Adhered Low · Score: 8.6

Specifications Sheet: 5 guidelines · Score: 0.0

These 5 ‘Specifications Sheet’ guidelines are only available in Baymard Premium — they are based on our large-scale Product Page UX research study, and outline the 5 elements necessary to create a high-performing ‘Specifications Sheet’ implementation.

Premium also shows you why Sephora and 59 other top e-commerce sites perform as they do, and allow you to self-audit your own sites to see how your UX performance stacks up against theirs — learn more.

Guideline #858 Not Applicable · Score: 0.0

Guideline #840 Not Applicable · Score: 0.0

Guideline #835 Not Applicable · Score: 0.0

Guideline #839 Not Applicable · Score: 0.0

Guideline #857 Not Applicable · Score: 0.0

User Reviews: 13 guidelines · Score: -44.9

These 13 ‘User Reviews’ guidelines are only available in Baymard Premium — they are based on our large-scale Product Page UX research study, and outline the 13 elements necessary to create a high-performing ‘User Reviews’ implementation.

Premium also shows you why Sephora and 59 other top e-commerce sites perform as they do, and allow you to self-audit your own sites to see how your UX performance stacks up against theirs — learn more.

Guideline #739 Adhered High · Score: 24.2

Guideline #743 Violated High · Score: -24.2

Guideline #750 Adhered Low · Score: 13.8

Guideline #749 Violated High · Score: -20.7

Guideline #768 Violated High · Score: -17.3

Guideline #742 Violated Low · Score: -8.6

Guideline #748 Violated Low · Score: -8.6

Guideline #785 Violated High · Score: -17.3

Guideline #767 Adhered High · Score: 17.3

Guideline #765 Violated High · Score: -17.3

Guideline #746 Violated Low · Score: -8.6

Guideline #763 Adhered Low · Score: 5.2

Guideline #786 Adhered High · Score: 17.3

Auxiliary Content: 5 guidelines · Score: 36.2

These 5 ‘Auxiliary Content’ guidelines are only available in Baymard Premium — they are based on our large-scale Product Page UX research study, and outline the 5 elements necessary to create a high-performing ‘Auxiliary Content’ implementation.

Premium also shows you why Sephora and 59 other top e-commerce sites perform as they do, and allow you to self-audit your own sites to see how your UX performance stacks up against theirs — learn more.

Guideline #807 Not Applicable · Score: 0.0

Guideline #788 Adhered High · Score: 13.8

Guideline #787 Adhered Low · Score: 8.6

Guideline #806 Not Applicable · Score: 0.0

Guideline #769 Adhered High · Score: 13.8

Cross-Sells & Cross-Navigation: 9 guidelines · Score: 63.9

These 9 ‘Cross-Sells & Cross-Navigation’ guidelines are only available in Baymard Premium — they are based on our large-scale Product Page UX research study, and outline the 9 elements necessary to create a high-performing ‘Cross-Sells & Cross-Navigation’ implementation.

Premium also shows you why Sephora and 59 other top e-commerce sites perform as they do, and allow you to self-audit your own sites to see how your UX performance stacks up against theirs — learn more.

Guideline #810 Adhered High · Score: 17.3

Guideline #811 Adhered High · Score: 24.2

Guideline #828 Adhered Low · Score: 8.6

Guideline #813 Violated Low · Score: -8.6

Guideline #814 Adhered Low · Score: 8.6

Guideline #812 Violated High · Score: -17.3

Guideline #821 Neutral · Score: 0.0

Guideline #819 Issue Resolved · Score: 20.7

Guideline #827 Adhered High · Score: 10.4

Cart & Checkout: 134 guidelines · Score: 649.9

Shopping Cart & “Added to Cart” Behavior: 10 guidelines · Score: -5.5

These 10 ‘Shopping Cart & “Added to Cart” Behavior’ guidelines are only available in Baymard Premium — they are based on our large-scale Cart & Checkout UX research study, and outline the 10 elements necessary to create a high-performing ‘Shopping Cart & “Added to Cart” Behavior’ implementation.

Premium also shows you why Sephora and 59 other top e-commerce sites perform as they do, and allow you to self-audit your own sites to see how your UX performance stacks up against theirs — learn more.

Guideline #601 Neutral · Score: 0.0

Guideline #600 Issue Resolved · Score: 13.7

Guideline #602 Issue Resolved · Score: 13.7

Guideline #603 Issue Resolved · Score: 13.7

Guideline #732 Violated High · Score: -19.1

Guideline #620 Violated Low · Score: -6.8

Guideline #623 Violated Low · Score: -6.8

Guideline #622 Violated Low · Score: -6.8

Guideline #673 Violated Low · Score: -6.8

Guideline #624 Neutral · Score: 0.0

Account Selection & Creation: 9 guidelines · Score: -28.7

These 9 ‘Account Selection & Creation’ guidelines are only available in Baymard Premium — they are based on our large-scale Cart & Checkout UX research study, and outline the 9 elements necessary to create a high-performing ‘Account Selection & Creation’ implementation.

Premium also shows you why Sephora and 59 other top e-commerce sites perform as they do, and allow you to self-audit your own sites to see how your UX performance stacks up against theirs — learn more.

Guideline #637 Violated High · Score: -19.1

Guideline #652 Not Applicable · Score: 0.0

Guideline #639 Not Applicable · Score: 0.0

Guideline #677 Adhered High · Score: 19.1

Guideline #638 Violated Low · Score: -6.8

Guideline #653 Violated Low · Score: -6.8

Guideline #676 Adhered Low · Score: 6.8

Guideline #665 Violated High · Score: -13.7

Guideline #640 Violated High · Score: -8.2

Customer & Address Information: 12 guidelines · Score: 90.1

These 12 ‘Customer & Address Information’ guidelines are only available in Baymard Premium — they are based on our large-scale Cart & Checkout UX research study, and outline the 12 elements necessary to create a high-performing ‘Customer & Address Information’ implementation.

Premium also shows you why Sephora and 59 other top e-commerce sites perform as they do, and allow you to self-audit your own sites to see how your UX performance stacks up against theirs — learn more.

Guideline #731 Violated Low · Score: -9.6

Guideline #566 Adhered High · Score: 21.8

Guideline #567 Not Applicable · Score: 0.0

Guideline #565 Adhered High · Score: 19.1

Guideline #736 Adhered High · Score: 19.1

Guideline #561 Adhered High · Score: 13.7

Guideline #558 Adhered High · Score: 13.7

Guideline #557 Violated Low · Score: -6.8

Guideline #560 Not Applicable · Score: 0.0

Guideline #573 Adhered High · Score: 10.9

Guideline #562 Not Applicable · Score: 0.0

Guideline #564 Adhered High · Score: 8.2

Gifting Flow & Features: 5 guidelines · Score: -1.4

These 5 ‘Gifting Flow & Features’ guidelines are only available in Baymard Premium — they are based on our large-scale Cart & Checkout UX research study, and outline the 5 elements necessary to create a high-performing ‘Gifting Flow & Features’ implementation.

Premium also shows you why Sephora and 59 other top e-commerce sites perform as they do, and allow you to self-audit your own sites to see how your UX performance stacks up against theirs — learn more.

Guideline #647 Not Applicable · Score: 0.0

Guideline #650 Adhered High · Score: 13.7

Guideline #646 Violated Low · Score: -6.8

Guideline #649 Not Applicable · Score: 0.0

Guideline #645 Violated High · Score: -8.2

Shipping & Store Pickup: 11 guidelines · Score: 68.3

These 11 ‘Shipping & Store Pickup’ guidelines are only available in Baymard Premium — they are based on our large-scale Cart & Checkout UX research study, and outline the 11 elements necessary to create a high-performing ‘Shipping & Store Pickup’ implementation.

Premium also shows you why Sephora and 59 other top e-commerce sites perform as they do, and allow you to self-audit your own sites to see how your UX performance stacks up against theirs — learn more.

Guideline #544 Adhered High · Score: 19.1

Guideline #547 Adhered High · Score: 16.4

Guideline #550 Adhered High · Score: 13.7

Guideline #543 Adhered High · Score: 13.7

Guideline #548 Neutral · Score: 0.0

Guideline #549 Adhered High · Score: 5.5

Guideline #632 Not Applicable · Score: 0.0

Guideline #633 Not Applicable · Score: 0.0

Guideline #631 Not Applicable · Score: 0.0

Guideline #634 Not Applicable · Score: 0.0

Guideline #635 Not Applicable · Score: 0.0

Payment Flow & Methods (Incl. Third-Party): 8 guidelines · Score: 19.1

These 8 ‘Payment Flow & Methods (Incl. Third-Party)’ guidelines are only available in Baymard Premium — they are based on our large-scale Cart & Checkout UX research study, and outline the 8 elements necessary to create a high-performing ‘Payment Flow & Methods (Incl. Third-Party)’ implementation.

Premium also shows you why Sephora and 59 other top e-commerce sites perform as they do, and allow you to self-audit your own sites to see how your UX performance stacks up against theirs — learn more.

Guideline #590 Adhered High · Score: 13.7

Guideline #671 Adhered Low · Score: 8.2

Guideline #617 Not Applicable · Score: 0.0

Guideline #615 Adhered High · Score: 13.7

Guideline #616 Not Applicable · Score: 0.0

Guideline #672 Violated High · Score: -10.9

Guideline #586 Violated Low · Score: -5.5

Guideline #589 Not Applicable · Score: 0.0

Credit Card Form: 10 guidelines · Score: 0.0

These 10 ‘Credit Card Form’ guidelines are only available in Baymard Premium — they are based on our large-scale Cart & Checkout UX research study, and outline the 10 elements necessary to create a high-performing ‘Credit Card Form’ implementation.

Premium also shows you why Sephora and 59 other top e-commerce sites perform as they do, and allow you to self-audit your own sites to see how your UX performance stacks up against theirs — learn more.

Guideline #582 Violated High · Score: -19.1

Guideline #594 Violated High · Score: -19.1

Guideline #587 Adhered Low · Score: 9.6

Guideline #583 Adhered High · Score: 13.7

Guideline #588 Violated High · Score: -13.7

Guideline #577 Adhered High · Score: 13.7

Guideline #584 Adhered Low · Score: 6.8

Guideline #591 Adhered High · Score: 10.9

Guideline #585 Violated High · Score: -8.2

Guideline #664 Adhered High · Score: 5.5

Order Review: 5 guidelines · Score: 32.8

These 5 ‘Order Review’ guidelines are only available in Baymard Premium — they are based on our large-scale Cart & Checkout UX research study, and outline the 5 elements necessary to create a high-performing ‘Order Review’ implementation.

Premium also shows you why Sephora and 59 other top e-commerce sites perform as they do, and allow you to self-audit your own sites to see how your UX performance stacks up against theirs — learn more.

Guideline #552 Neutral · Score: 0.0

Guideline #556 Adhered High · Score: 16.4

Guideline #545 Adhered High · Score: 13.7

Guideline #551 Adhered High · Score: 13.7

Guideline #553 Violated High · Score: -10.9

Order Confirmation & E-Mail: 4 guidelines · Score: -12.3

These 4 ‘Order Confirmation & E-Mail’ guidelines are only available in Baymard Premium — they are based on our large-scale Cart & Checkout UX research study, and outline the 4 elements necessary to create a high-performing ‘Order Confirmation & E-Mail’ implementation.

Premium also shows you why Sephora and 59 other top e-commerce sites perform as they do, and allow you to self-audit your own sites to see how your UX performance stacks up against theirs — learn more.

Guideline #599 Violated High · Score: -13.7

Guideline #596 Adhered Low · Score: 5.5

Guideline #598 Violated High · Score: -8.2

Guideline #597 Adhered Low · Score: 4.1

Form & Page Design: 10 guidelines · Score: 47.8

These 10 ‘Form & Page Design’ guidelines are only available in Baymard Premium — they are based on our large-scale Cart & Checkout UX research study, and outline the 10 elements necessary to create a high-performing ‘Form & Page Design’ implementation.

Premium also shows you why Sephora and 59 other top e-commerce sites perform as they do, and allow you to self-audit your own sites to see how your UX performance stacks up against theirs — learn more.

Guideline #606 Adhered High · Score: 13.7

Guideline #611 Violated High · Score: -13.7

Guideline #687 Adhered Low · Score: 5.5

Guideline #613 Issue Resolved · Score: 8.2

Guideline #607 Adhered High · Score: 8.2

Guideline #608 Adhered High · Score: 8.2

Guideline #730 Adhered Low · Score: 9.6

Guideline #679 Violated High · Score: -19.1

Guideline #668 Adhered High · Score: 13.7

Guideline #733 Adhered High · Score: 13.7

User Interactions & Distractions: 10 guidelines · Score: 92.8

These 10 ‘User Interactions & Distractions’ guidelines are only available in Baymard Premium — they are based on our large-scale Cart & Checkout UX research study, and outline the 10 elements necessary to create a high-performing ‘User Interactions & Distractions’ implementation.

Premium also shows you why Sephora and 59 other top e-commerce sites perform as they do, and allow you to self-audit your own sites to see how your UX performance stacks up against theirs — learn more.

Guideline #696 Issue Resolved · Score: 19.1

Guideline #707 Adhered High · Score: 13.7

Guideline #609 Adhered High · Score: 13.7

Guideline #709 Not Applicable · Score: 0.0

Guideline #726 Issue Resolved · Score: 16.4

Guideline #714 Not Applicable · Score: 0.0

Guideline #727 Neutral · Score: 0.0

Guideline #713 Adhered High · Score: 16.4

Guideline #657 Adhered High · Score: 8.2

Guideline #699 Adhered High · Score: 5.5

Cross-Sells: 4 guidelines · Score: 54.6

‘State of the Art’

These 4 ‘Cross-Sells’ guidelines are only available in Baymard Premium — they are based on our large-scale Cart & Checkout UX research study, and outline the 4 elements necessary to create a high-performing ‘Cross-Sells’ implementation.

Premium also shows you why Sephora and 59 other top e-commerce sites perform as they do, and allow you to self-audit your own sites to see how your UX performance stacks up against theirs — learn more.

Guideline #581 Issue Resolved · Score: 19.1

Guideline #579 Adhered High · Score: 13.7

Guideline #580 Adhered High · Score: 13.7

Guideline #578 Adhered High · Score: 8.2

Validation Errors & Data Persistence: 10 guidelines · Score: 77.8

These 10 ‘Validation Errors & Data Persistence’ guidelines are only available in Baymard Premium — they are based on our large-scale Cart & Checkout UX research study, and outline the 10 elements necessary to create a high-performing ‘Validation Errors & Data Persistence’ implementation.

Premium also shows you why Sephora and 59 other top e-commerce sites perform as they do, and allow you to self-audit your own sites to see how your UX performance stacks up against theirs — learn more.

Guideline #720 Adhered High · Score: 21.8

Guideline #723 Issue Resolved · Score: 21.8

Guideline #722 Violated Low · Score: -9.6

Guideline #719 Adhered High · Score: 19.1

Guideline #721 Adhered High · Score: 16.4

Guideline #718 Violated High · Score: -16.4

Guideline #625 Adhered High · Score: 16.4

Guideline #626 Adhered High · Score: 16.4

Guideline #627 Violated High · Score: -8.2

Guideline #629 Not Applicable · Score: 0.0

Field Labels & Microcopy: 7 guidelines · Score: 27.3

These 7 ‘Field Labels & Microcopy’ guidelines are only available in Baymard Premium — they are based on our large-scale Cart & Checkout UX research study, and outline the 7 elements necessary to create a high-performing ‘Field Labels & Microcopy’ implementation.

Premium also shows you why Sephora and 59 other top e-commerce sites perform as they do, and allow you to self-audit your own sites to see how your UX performance stacks up against theirs — learn more.

Guideline #686 Violated Low · Score: -10.9

Guideline #683 Issue Resolved · Score: 19.1

Guideline #681 Adhered High · Score: 13.7

Guideline #685 Issue Resolved · Score: 10.9

Guideline #694 Violated High · Score: -13.7

Guideline #690 Not Applicable · Score: 0.0

Guideline #689 Adhered High · Score: 8.2

Field Design & Features: 8 guidelines · Score: 77.8

‘State of the Art’

These 8 ‘Field Design & Features’ guidelines are only available in Baymard Premium — they are based on our large-scale Cart & Checkout UX research study, and outline the 8 elements necessary to create a high-performing ‘Field Design & Features’ implementation.

Premium also shows you why Sephora and 59 other top e-commerce sites perform as they do, and allow you to self-audit your own sites to see how your UX performance stacks up against theirs — learn more.

Guideline #674 Issue Resolved · Score: 19.1

Guideline #659 Adhered Low · Score: 6.8

Guideline #669 Issue Resolved · Score: 13.7

Guideline #660 Adhered High · Score: 13.7

Guideline #658 Adhered High · Score: 8.2

Guideline #705 Not Applicable · Score: 0.0

Guideline #670 Adhered High · Score: 8.2

Guideline #663 Issue Resolved · Score: 8.2

Default Values & Autocompletion: 8 guidelines · Score: 90.1

‘State of the Art’

These 8 ‘Default Values & Autocompletion’ guidelines are only available in Baymard Premium — they are based on our large-scale Cart & Checkout UX research study, and outline the 8 elements necessary to create a high-performing ‘Default Values & Autocompletion’ implementation.

Premium also shows you why Sephora and 59 other top e-commerce sites perform as they do, and allow you to self-audit your own sites to see how your UX performance stacks up against theirs — learn more.

Guideline #555 Adhered High · Score: 19.1

Guideline #554 Adhered High · Score: 16.4

Guideline #568 Adhered High · Score: 16.4

Guideline #576 Adhered High · Score: 13.7

Guideline #572 Adhered High · Score: 16.4

Guideline #734 Not Applicable · Score: 0.0

Guideline #618 Not Applicable · Score: 0.0

Guideline #571 Adhered High · Score: 8.2

Mobile E-Commerce: 144 guidelines · Score: 467.0

Mobile Homepage, Navigation, & Search: 12 guidelines · Score: -3.9

These 12 ‘Mobile Homepage, Navigation, & Search’ guidelines are only available in Baymard Premium — they are based on our large-scale Mobile E-Commerce UX research study, and outline the 12 elements necessary to create a high-performing ‘Mobile Homepage, Navigation, & Search’ implementation.

Premium also shows you why Sephora and 59 other top e-commerce sites perform as they do, and allow you to self-audit your own sites to see how your UX performance stacks up against theirs — learn more.

Guideline #209 Violated Low · Score: -15.8

Guideline #116 Adhered Low · Score: 15.8

Guideline #130 Adhered High · Score: 23.6

Guideline #228 Adhered High · Score: 19.7

Guideline #210 Violated High · Score: -27.6

Guideline #211 Violated High · Score: -31.5

Guideline #229 Violated High · Score: -27.6

Guideline #230 Adhered High · Score: 27.6

Guideline #203 Violated High · Score: -23.6

Guideline #166 Not Applicable · Score: 0.0

Guideline #93 Adhered High · Score: 15.8

Guideline #91 Adhered High · Score: 19.7

Mobile Product Lists: 15 guidelines · Score: 23.6

These 15 ‘Mobile Product Lists’ guidelines are only available in Baymard Premium — they are based on our large-scale Mobile E-Commerce UX research study, and outline the 15 elements necessary to create a high-performing ‘Mobile Product Lists’ implementation.

Premium also shows you why Sephora and 59 other top e-commerce sites perform as they do, and allow you to self-audit your own sites to see how your UX performance stacks up against theirs — learn more.

Guideline #90 Adhered High · Score: 31.5

Guideline #89 Adhered High · Score: 27.6

Guideline #79 Neutral · Score: 0.0

Guideline #233 Violated Low · Score: -9.9

Guideline #87 Violated Low · Score: -9.9

Guideline #76 Adhered High · Score: 23.6

Guideline #80 Neutral · Score: 0.0

Guideline #143 Violated High · Score: -19.7

Guideline #78 Not Applicable · Score: 0.0

Guideline #216 Not Applicable · Score: 0.0

Guideline #75 Neutral · Score: 0.0

Guideline #74 Violated High · Score: -7.9

Guideline #158 Not Applicable · Score: 0.0

Guideline #162 Not Applicable · Score: 0.0

Guideline #102 Violated High · Score: -11.8

Mobile Filtering & Sorting: 9 guidelines · Score: 49.3

These 9 ‘Mobile Filtering & Sorting’ guidelines are only available in Baymard Premium — they are based on our large-scale Mobile E-Commerce UX research study, and outline the 9 elements necessary to create a high-performing ‘Mobile Filtering & Sorting’ implementation.

Premium also shows you why Sephora and 59 other top e-commerce sites perform as they do, and allow you to self-audit your own sites to see how your UX performance stacks up against theirs — learn more.

Guideline #212 Violated Low · Score: -13.8

Guideline #221 Adhered High · Score: 27.6

Guideline #215 Adhered High · Score: 19.7

Guideline #222 Adhered High · Score: 19.7

Guideline #68 Violated High · Score: -19.7

Guideline #232 Adhered High · Score: 19.7

Guideline #219 Violated High · Score: -15.8

Guideline #213 Neutral · Score: 0.0

Guideline #142 Adhered High · Score: 11.8

Mobile Product Page Layouts: 6 guidelines · Score: -29.6

These 6 ‘Mobile Product Page Layouts’ guidelines are only available in Baymard Premium — they are based on our large-scale Mobile E-Commerce UX research study, and outline the 6 elements necessary to create a high-performing ‘Mobile Product Page Layouts’ implementation.

Premium also shows you why Sephora and 59 other top e-commerce sites perform as they do, and allow you to self-audit your own sites to see how your UX performance stacks up against theirs — learn more.

Guideline #111 Violated High · Score: -27.6

Guideline #144 Violated Low · Score: -11.8

Guideline #154 Violated Low · Score: -9.9

Guideline #149 Violated High · Score: -19.7

Guideline #234 Issue Resolved · Score: 19.7

Guideline #176 Adhered High · Score: 19.7

Mobile Product Descriptions, Specs, & Images: 13 guidelines · Score: 112.3

These 13 ‘Mobile Product Descriptions, Specs, & Images’ guidelines are only available in Baymard Premium — they are based on our large-scale Mobile E-Commerce UX research study, and outline the 13 elements necessary to create a high-performing ‘Mobile Product Descriptions, Specs, & Images’ implementation.

Premium also shows you why Sephora and 59 other top e-commerce sites perform as they do, and allow you to self-audit your own sites to see how your UX performance stacks up against theirs — learn more.

Guideline #159 Not Applicable · Score: 0.0

Guideline #169 Adhered High · Score: 15.8

Guideline #77 Adhered High · Score: 11.8

Guideline #109 Adhered High · Score: 31.5

Guideline #110 Adhered High · Score: 27.6

Guideline #113 Adhered High · Score: 27.6

Guideline #112 Violated High · Score: -15.8

Guideline #114 Adhered Low · Score: 3.9

Guideline #148 Neutral · Score: 0.0

Guideline #133 Adhered Low · Score: 9.9

Guideline #134 Not Applicable · Score: 0.0

Guideline #164 Not Applicable · Score: 0.0

Guideline #163 Not Applicable · Score: 0.0

Mobile Shopping Cart, Cost & Account: 10 guidelines · Score: -102.5

These 10 ‘Mobile Shopping Cart, Cost & Account’ guidelines are only available in Baymard Premium — they are based on our large-scale Mobile E-Commerce UX research study, and outline the 10 elements necessary to create a high-performing ‘Mobile Shopping Cart, Cost & Account’ implementation.

Premium also shows you why Sephora and 59 other top e-commerce sites perform as they do, and allow you to self-audit your own sites to see how your UX performance stacks up against theirs — learn more.

Guideline #208 Adhered Low · Score: 9.9

Guideline #140 Violated Low · Score: -5.9

Guideline #104 Violated High · Score: -31.5

Guideline #103 Not Applicable · Score: 0.0

Guideline #107 Not Applicable · Score: 0.0

Guideline #106 Not Applicable · Score: 0.0

Guideline #127 Violated High · Score: -19.7

Guideline #179 Violated High · Score: -27.6

Guideline #180 Violated High · Score: -27.6

Guideline #185 Not Applicable · Score: 0.0

Mobile Checkout Information: 15 guidelines · Score: 96.5

These 15 ‘Mobile Checkout Information’ guidelines are only available in Baymard Premium — they are based on our large-scale Mobile E-Commerce UX research study, and outline the 15 elements necessary to create a high-performing ‘Mobile Checkout Information’ implementation.

Premium also shows you why Sephora and 59 other top e-commerce sites perform as they do, and allow you to self-audit your own sites to see how your UX performance stacks up against theirs — learn more.

Guideline #120 Not Applicable · Score: 0.0

Guideline #108 Adhered Low · Score: 13.8

Guideline #168 Not Applicable · Score: 0.0

Guideline #167 Not Applicable · Score: 0.0

Guideline #139 Adhered High · Score: 23.6

Guideline #150 Not Applicable · Score: 0.0

Guideline #205 Adhered Low · Score: 9.9

Guideline #118 Adhered High · Score: 19.7

Guideline #194 Adhered High · Score: 19.7

Guideline #192 Adhered Low · Score: 3.9

Guideline #196 Violated High · Score: -7.9

Guideline #182 Adhered High · Score: 11.8

Guideline #193 Issue Resolved · Score: 11.8

Guideline #161 Violated High · Score: -15.8

Guideline #191 Adhered Low · Score: 5.9

Mobile Form Field Usability: 18 guidelines · Score: 254.2

‘State of the Art’

These 18 ‘Mobile Form Field Usability’ guidelines are only available in Baymard Premium — they are based on our large-scale Mobile E-Commerce UX research study, and outline the 18 elements necessary to create a high-performing ‘Mobile Form Field Usability’ implementation.

Premium also shows you why Sephora and 59 other top e-commerce sites perform as they do, and allow you to self-audit your own sites to see how your UX performance stacks up against theirs — learn more.

Guideline #186 Adhered High · Score: 27.6

Guideline #190 Adhered High · Score: 23.6

Guideline #121 Adhered High · Score: 19.7

Guideline #183 Adhered High · Score: 27.6

Guideline #189 Adhered High · Score: 19.7

Guideline #128 Violated High · Score: -15.8

Guideline #187 Violated High · Score: -7.9

Guideline #165 Adhered Low · Score: 3.9

Guideline #181 Not Applicable · Score: 0.0

Guideline #197 Not Applicable · Score: 0.0

Guideline #155 Adhered High · Score: 31.5

Guideline #156 Adhered High · Score: 31.5

Guideline #160 Adhered Low · Score: 13.8

Guideline #157 Adhered Low · Score: 11.8

Guideline #145 Issue Resolved · Score: 23.6

Guideline #171 Adhered High · Score: 19.7

Guideline #184 Adhered High · Score: 15.8

Guideline #220 Adhered High · Score: 7.9

Touch Keyboards: 5 guidelines · Score: 31.5

These 5 ‘Touch Keyboards’ guidelines are only available in Baymard Premium — they are based on our large-scale Mobile E-Commerce UX research study, and outline the 5 elements necessary to create a high-performing ‘Touch Keyboards’ implementation.

Premium also shows you why Sephora and 59 other top e-commerce sites perform as they do, and allow you to self-audit your own sites to see how your UX performance stacks up against theirs — learn more.

Guideline #71 Violated High · Score: -23.6

Guideline #65 Adhered High · Score: 23.6

Guideline #69 Adhered High · Score: 15.8

Guideline #70 Adhered High · Score: 7.9

Guideline #66 Adhered High · Score: 7.9

Mobile Validation Errors: 7 guidelines · Score: 35.5

These 7 ‘Mobile Validation Errors’ guidelines are only available in Baymard Premium — they are based on our large-scale Mobile E-Commerce UX research study, and outline the 7 elements necessary to create a high-performing ‘Mobile Validation Errors’ implementation.

Premium also shows you why Sephora and 59 other top e-commerce sites perform as they do, and allow you to self-audit your own sites to see how your UX performance stacks up against theirs — learn more.

Guideline #119 Adhered High · Score: 27.6

Guideline #224 Violated Low · Score: -15.8

Guideline #226 Violated Low · Score: -11.8

Guideline #225 Adhered High · Score: 19.7

Guideline #223 Adhered High · Score: 15.8

Guideline #227 Not Applicable · Score: 0.0

Guideline #175 Not Applicable · Score: 0.0

All 60 sites were benchmarked across the 610 guidelines. During our evaluation, Sephora’s e-commerce site adhered to 342 usability guidelines, violated 213, and scored neutral on 87 occasions, while a remaining 34 guidelines weren’t applicable.

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Industry Comparison: Health & Beauty

Overall Sephora ranks 25 when comparing their e-commerce UX performance against the 59 other major US e-commerce sites in the benchmark, and ranks 2 in the Health & Beauty industry.

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