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Tuesday, February 5, 2013

NYC Cosmetics returns to (some) CVS locations!

Huge news here, NYC cosmetics fans! But let me back up a moment for a recap:

Last year, NYC cosmetics disappeared from some CVS locations. In its place, CVS put up new Wet n Wild displays. So for months now, it's been an either/or situation. Some regions have full Wet n Wild displays, while others have full NYC displays. I have never heard from a single person who has both a full WnW display and a full NYC display at their local CVS.

But yesterday, longtime reader Tammie told me that her CVS was in the midst of putting up a brand new NYC display, in addition to the existing Wet n Wild display. In other words, she now has both brands at her CVS!

image credit: Tammie for Nouveau Cheap
New NYC display at CVS

If you live in a region where your CVS locations only carry Wet n Wild, I really hope this means that you'll soon have a full NYC display too! I'm in San Diego and the CVS locations here only carry Wet n Wild (the NYC displays were taken down last year as mentioned above) so you can be sure I'll be on the hunt for these new NYC displays--I'll let you know if/when I find them!

Thanks so much for the great heads-up and pic, Tammie!

17 COMMENTS:

  1. I really hope they will. I hate having to go to another store just to get the one NYC thing that I want -.-

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  2. I saw the same empty display at my CVS yesterday!

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  3. Yes! PLEASE NYC AND CVS! Hate going all the way to Rite-Aid when CVS is only a few blocks from where I live.

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  4. I'm near Sacramento and I also saw one of the CVS's here setting up a big new NYC display on Sunday!

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  5. Oh yay! More brands at more places is always a plus :)

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  6. My area's the total opposite! I have to go two towns over to Walgreens just to find Wet & Wild. Every CVS and Rite Aid within a 10 mile radius is NYC all the way. I really hope this new display trend works the other way as well! ��

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  7. The CVS stores in my area do carry NYC. They do carry the Spoiled nail polihes and I will occasionally see Wet and Wild nail polishes (like those buckets of polish) or kits. But when I was there a couple of weeks ago, I found the Cover All Cream Foundation and the powder, and a display of WnW mascaras. So I'm wondering if we will be getting more WnW, which would be great.

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  8. I'm in San Diego too. They have NYC and WnW now at the CVS in Loma Portal (off Rosecrans and Midway). That was the best surprise last week.

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  9. Mine has wet n wild and today had a partially stocked NYC display aaaaaaand a Physicians Formula display.

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  10. *hmm* That must be a city or regional thing.... here, my CVSes carry NYC, but not Wet n' Wild. If I want Wet n' Wild, I need to go to Walgreens.

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  11. Oh, I hope Walgreens will do the same. We have a CVS (actually, I think we have two), but it's a much farther walk.

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  12. Here in Atl my CVS carries both, but I have noticed the WNW is always trashed out. So I hardly step foot in CVS..it seems lately Walgreens carries all the new products. but the good thing They are right across the street from each other. So will def take a peek today! But then again Ulta is only 1/4 of a mile up the road, and they are fully stocked on NYX, either way exciting news!!!

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  13. I'm in San Diego and I saw a totally empty NYC display just like the one in the photo at the CVS at Pomerado and Poway Road yesterday. I wasn't sure what was up, but this sounds like good news!

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  14. I'm really looking forward to this! I just hope my CVS joins in, but I won't get my hopes since I live in the country :/

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  15. LUCKY! ALL the cvs'saround me ONLY have nyc! i was never really interested because i don't think nyc i s a really good brand.. RECOMMENDATIONS TO TRY??!?!

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  16. Mine has been up for about 2 weeks now!

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