Ulta's (NASDAQ:ULTA) great second-quarter results gave investors a natural rosy glow -- no makeup necessary. The company's new CEO, Mary Dillon, has shown she has the experience and know-how to steer the big-box cosmetics retailer to greater success. But we'll still keep an eye on Ulta's progress, focusing on three metrics that should serve as good barometers of the company's overall momentum. Check out the video to find out what you should pay attention to for Ulta.


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