Tuesday, November 11, 2014

CVS Winter 2014 Beauty Clearance Sale Master List

It's that time again, CVS shoppers! The sightings have begun, so you know what that means...

LAST UPDATE: 11/13/14 - 2:15PM PACIFIC

If you're a veteran of the Semi-Annual CVS Beauty Clearance Sales, feel free to skip the stuff below and go straight to the list. But if you're NEW to this sale, I strongly suggest you take a moment to read through the FAQs that I've compiled after years of covering this semi-annual event. I created these FAQs to help you maximize your savings during this sale, so they're definitely worth a read!

FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS
  • The official start-date for this sale is 11/14/14. However, some stores have started earlier. I have no way of knowing how many stores have started early, but some definitely have! It may take a while for the prices to reflect in the system for YOUR particular stores, so keep checking back.
  • If you do not see little green or pink clearance stickers on items at your store, IT DOES NOT NECESSARILY MEAN THAT THESE PRODUCTS ARE NOT ON CLEARANCE IN THE SYSTEM. Take some items from the master list below to the red scanner box and SCAN THEM. They might come up on clearance in the system even if you don't see clearance stickers on the merchandise. If clearance items aren't stickered, it's like having the clearance sale all to yourself!
  • CVS may allow you to use manufacturer's coupons on clearance merchandise, which means you might be able to score some of these products for free or close to free if you have any coupons (this is at the store's discretion; it may vary from store to store). Click here for coupons.com printable beauty coupons and.click here for redplum.com printable beauty coupons that you may be able to use during this sale.
  • Almost always, CVS will state "excludes clearance" on their weekly sales, so don't expect to get a rewards offer in conjunction with a clearance item. HOWEVER, your purchases count toward your reward for being a CVS Beauty Club Member (Beauty Club Members earn $5 in Extra Bucks for every $50 spent on beauty products) and you can of course use Extra Bucks toward your purchases.
  • Just because something is marked on clearance during one of these sales does not necessarily mean that it's about to be discontinued. HOWEVER, often times it is an indicator that the product is about to be discontinued. If you love anything listed below, I wouldn't hesitate to stock up, just in case the product does eventually get discontinued.
  • There is no end-date to this sale, as the object is to get old product out and bring new product in. So these products should be on sale until most everything is wiped out and the new 2015 products take their places. 
  • Not all CVS locations participate in these beauty clearance sales, but the majority of them do (some stores in high-traffic tourist areas and college towns do not participate). Also, not all stores may have the exact same items on clearance (in past years, certain items that many of you saw on clearance at your stores never went on clearance in the system in other regions). So it's VERY important to scan before you buy!
  • If you don't have a CVS in your area, not to fear! Many of these items will no doubt be spotted on clearance at your local Walgreens, Rite Aid, Target, Ulta and other retailers (if they're not already clearance at other retailers, they probably will be soon). So you can use this list as a guide to help you hunt for things at other retailers too!


MASTER LIST

This list is compiled with extensive reader input--thank you in advance for leaving new sightings in the comments below--you are helping SO MANY OF US by doing so! As always, I will update this list regularly based on your information and I'll time-stamp the top of this post after every update.

50% OFF

Almay
Smart Shade CC Concealer + Brightener - all shades
Smart Shade Mouse Makeup - Medium/Deep

Ardell 
Lashes - select styles

Broadway Nails
Impress Press On Nails - select styles(?)
Real Life Brush On Gel Nail Kit

CoverGirl
Blast Flipsticks - all shades
Cheekers Blush - select shades
Classic Color Blush - one shade (not sure of name)
Colorlicious Lipgloss - all shades
Eye Enhancers 4 Kit Eyeshadows - 205
Instant Cheekbones Cotouring Blush - 230
Lip Perfection Lipstick - all shades
Outlast Stay Brilliant Glosstinis - all shades
Outlast Stay Brilliant Nail Glosses - 322, 307, 287, 147, 243

Khroma Beauty
Double Up Eyeshadow Sticks - select shades
Eye Fidelity Waterproof Mascara
Eyelashes - all styles
Honey Stick Lipglosses - select shades
Intimate Spotlight Illuminators - all shades

L'Oreal
Colour Caresse Aqua Lacquers - select shades
Colour Riche Eye Shadow Quad - 827 Sophisticated Angel
Colour Riche Nail Polish - 703, 705, 708, 711, 712, 715, 717, 718, 720
Infallible Eyeshadows - select shades
Infallible Lacquer Liner 24H Gel Eyeliner - Navy
Infallible Never Fail Lip Colour Compacts - all shades
Magic Nude Liquid Powder Bare Skin Perfecting Makeup - 322, 326
True Match Compact Makeup - C2, C3
True Match Naturale All-Over Mineral Glow - all shades
True Match Soft Focus Mineral Finish - 401 Translucent
Voluminous Smoldering Eyeliner - Grey

Nailene
Deluxe Salon Acrylic Kit
Nail Glue - select formulas(?)
Press-On Nails - select styles(?)

Nicole by OPI
Nail Lacquer- all shades
Oil to Go
Drying Drops

NYC
Applelicious Glossy Lip Balms - all shades
Automatic Eyeliners - all shades
Automatic Lipliners - all shades
Cheek Glow Blush - Sutton Place Peach
In A New York Color Minute Nail Polishes - all shades
Long Wearing Nail Enamel - all shades
Smooch Proof Lipstains - all shades
Smooth Skin Liquid Concealer - all shades
Smooth Skin Liquid Makeup - all shades
Smooth Skin Loose Face Powder - select shades(?)

NYX
Extra Creamy Round Lipsticks - all shades
Gel Liner & Smudger - all shades
Jumbo Eye Pencils - select shades
Mosaic Powders - all shades
Roll On Shimmer - all shades
Rouge Cream Blushes - all shades

Revlon
Age Defying with DNA Advantage Powder - all shades
Brilliant Strength Nail Polishes - all shades
Colorburst Lip Butters - Red Velvet, Peach Parfait, Tuiti Fruiti, Rasberry Pie, Sugar Frosting, Pink Truffle
Colorburst Lipglosses - all shades except Fire
Colorstay Creme Gel Eyeliner - Brown
Colorstay Whipped Creme Makeup - 320
CustomEyes Shadow & Liner Palettes - all shades
Diamond Lust Eye Shadows - all shades
Eyelash Curler - red handle
Nail Art Polishes- select shades
Nearly Naked Pressed Powder - all shades
Nearly Naked Makeup - all shades
Photoready Makeup - all shades(?)
Photoready Primer + Shadow Palette - Bohemian
Revlon by Marchesa - Compact Mirror
Tweezers - select styles
What a Catch Nail Clippers

Rimmel
BB Cream 9-in-1 Skin Perfecting Super Makeup - all shades
Fix & Perfect Foundation Primer
Glam'Eyes Eyeshadow Quads - all shades
Glam'Eyes Liquid Eyeliner - Black Glamour
Lasting Finish Kate Moss Lipsticks - select shades
Match Perfection Foundation - all shades
Salon PRO Nail Colors - Brit Pop, Punk Rock
ScandalEyes Micro Eyeliner - Black
Showoff Lip Lacquers - 102, 200, 501, 701
Stay Glossy Lipglosses - Candy Floss, Love at the Movies, Lights Camera Action

Tweezerman
Neon Hot Nail Files
Safety Slide Callus Shaver/Rasp
Spiral Spring Cuticle Ripper

Wet n Wild
Coverall Pressed Powder - all shades
Fergie Perfect Pout Lip Colors - Bebot Love, Fuschianista
Fergie Nail Color - select shades
Fergie Shimmer Palette - Carnaval in Rio
Juicy Lip Balms - all shades
MegaShield Lip Color - all shades


75% OFF

Burt's Bees
Aloe & Witch Hazel Hand Sanitizer (spray bottle)
Lip Shine - Wink
Natural Acne Solutions Maximum Strength Spot Treatment Cream
Tinted Lip Balm - Blush Orchid

CVS Brand
Non-Acetone Polish Remover 6 oz.
Organic Cotton Balls 80-ct

Essie
Sleek Sticks - all designs(?)

Gud
Orange Petalooza Body Wash 10oz

Kiss Nails
Gradation Polish Kits - all shades(?)
Nail Dress Strips - Camisole (possibly other designs)

Milani

Brilliant Shine Lipgloss - select shades
Bronzer XL - all shades
Color Statement Lipsticks - 04 High Voltage, 12 Flamingo Pose, 15 Hot Pink Rage, 16 Flirty Fuchsia, 19 Raspberry Rush, 33 Rose Amour, 39 Sugar Glaze, 41 Pink Love
Infinite Liquid Eyeliner - Everlast
Lip Intense Liquid Color - Violet Addict
Power Lip Lasting Gloss Stain - Red Control, Raspberry Tart, Macaroon, Mango Tango, Creamy Cafe

Physicians Formula
NOTE: CVS is currently printing $6 off Physicians Formula coupons at the red scanner box, which can be applied to clearance purchases (PROOF)
Baked Collection Wet/Dry Eyeshadow - Baked Sands
Bronze Booster Glow-Boosting Pressed Shimmer Powder - Light to Medium
Bronze Booster Glow-Boosting Sun Stones - Medium to Dark
Cashmere Wear Ultra Smoothing Bronzer
Concealer 101 Perfecting Concealer Duo - Yellow/Light
Eye Booster 2-in-1 Lash Boosting Felt Tip Liner & Serum - Deep Brown
Happy Booster Glow & Mood Boosting Blush - Pink
Happy Booster Glow & Mood Boosting Bronzer - all shades(?)
Happy Booster Glow & Mood Boosting Powder - all shades(?)
Magic Mosiac Multi-Colored Custom Pressed Powder - Beige/Warm Beige
Mineral Wear Talc-Free Mineral Correcting Primer - Green
Mineral Wear Talc-Free Mineral Face Powder - select shades(?)
Organic Wear Mascara - Ultra Black
Organic Wear Fake Out Mascara - Black
Organic Wear Jumbo Lash Mascara - Black
Organic Wear Lash Boosting Mascara - Black
PH Matchmaker Bronzer - all shades(?)
Powder Palette Mineral Glow Pearls Blush - Rose Pearl
Powder Palette Multi-Colored Face Enhancer - Fair to Light Skin Tones
Sexy Booster Glow Bronzer - all shades
Shimmer Strips Custom Eye Enchancing Shadow & Liner Palettes - Hazel Eyes, Smoky Eyes
Solar Powder SPF20 Bronzer - Light Bronzer
Summer Eclipse Radiant Bronzing Powder
Super BB Compact Cream - all shades(?)

Sally Hansen 
Complete Salon Manicure Nail Polishes - select shades
Diamond Strength Nail Polishes - all shades
Fuzzy Coat Nail Polishes - select shades
Grow Nails Now! Treatment
I <3 Nail Art Stripers - 220, 290
Insta Dri Nail Polishes - select shades
Maximum Growth Cuticle Pen
Moisturizing Foot Creme
Nail Nutrition Green Tea & Olive Growth Treatment
Nails & Cuticles Hand Creme
Pumice Foot Polish
Salon Effects Real Nail Polish Strips - select styles
Salon Gel Polish - select shades
Salon Insta Gel Strips Starter Kit
Satin Glam Nail Polishes - all shades
Sugar Shimmer Nail Polishes - all shades
Thicken Up! Strengthening Nail Thickener
Triple Shine Nail Colors - select shades
Vita Surge - Strength Gel, Growth Gel
Xtreme Wear Nail Polishes - select shades
2-in-1 White Pencil Corrector

Thank you to everyone on Instagram who has kindly tagged their  haul pics with #cvsbeautyclearance and contributed to this list! 

EXTRA-SPECIAL SHOUT-OUTS:

Huge thanks to reader Megan, who spotted so many of the products above on clearance at her location and took the time to jot them down and share with us. Thank you again, Megan, for jumpstarting this list with so many sightings!

And many thanks to reader @claudiascoupons on Instagram for posting pics of many of the sightings above. If you'd like to see actual photos of these clearance products, definitely check out her Instagram feed HERE.
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  1. Wow. NYC in a minute all nail polish colors. Better get all the grand central station you can find. I already have like 40500 in storage but go thru it like water, so I will get all I can now. Thanks!

    And will hit up the PF at 75% off too. And the sally Hansen. This is gonna be a fun clearance event... gotta make lots of room and reorganize my stash!

    And I wanted to try out the NYC liquid face makeup. I didn't realize it was oil free until last weekend. And now is the perfect time to get it.

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    1. I was thinking the same thing about Grand Central Station! You know that's my HG top coat! I reeeeeeeally hope they're not discontinuing it, but I'm stocking up, just in case...

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    2. Not sure if my comments goin thru but what top coat are you referring to. thank you for posting 👍

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    3. I was thinking the same thing. They don't really sell NYC at the CVS stores in my area (just the odd display) but I'm going to pick up that topcoat whenever and wherever I can find it. I've never found anything that works so well for me.

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    4. NYC top coat is part of in a minute collection called grand central station.

      I have 40 or more. And need more!

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  2. Are the covergirl lip perfection lipsticks being discontinued? And Revlon Nearly Naked?

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    1. Please see bullet point #5 in the FAQs above. Thanks! :)

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    2. I read that. I just thought maybe you would know for sure. Like maybe the company told you.

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  3. Do you need a CVS card to get these items on sale?

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    1. Nope! But to double check, if you take some of these items to the red scanner box, it should display the clearance price on the screen and then, underneath that, it would say "with card" if you're required to use a card to get that price.

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  4. I am getting concerned about the Happy Booster glow and mood boosting powder in translucent. That is my HG finishing powder. I have noticed that all the stores in my area stopped selling it and to see it on the list has me freaking out!! It's still on the Physician Formula website. Does anyone know if this is being discontinued because if it is then I need to stock up asap.

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    1. Hi heather,
      I don't know about happy booster specifically but as a general rule cosmetic companies keep products listed on their sites a while after its been discontinued. it depends on the company but its not uncommon to see products listed 6 months to a year afterthey've been bought out.

      It has to do with the liability & even if they don't list the ingredients they have to almost claim ownership of a product they manufactured but WHERE the company's based out of, where they manufacture etc all impact what jurisdictions they fall under.

      Good luck, just thought a general heads up!

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  5. For the Revlon Lip Butters, I think you meant pink truffle instead of Paris Truffle.:)

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    1. Oops! That was actually my typo in the list I sent over to G! Im not sure where I got Paris instead of Pink lol.

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  6. Thank you for all the hard work that you do to keep us updated on what's going in the beauty world.

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  7. Woot! Grand Central Station for sure! I love the Milani Lip Intense lipsticks too. And my PF $6 is burning a hole in my wallet, LOL.

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  8. Wow! This is quite a list. Much better than the Summer clearance IMO. 75% off PF with a coupon! Holy Hauling, Batman! Also, I'm excited about the Nicole by OPI Drying Drops and the Revlon Brillant Strength as that line has some really pretty, saturated colors and the polish is really good. Thank you so much for this list, G. As we all collectively talked about in your other post, compiling this info has got to be a huge undertaking. You are awesome!

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  9. On the Revlon lip butters list, I think Paris Truffle should be Pink Truffle. I have the latter, and if I've missed the former, I'm going to be upset!

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  10. EEEEEEEPPPPP the semi annual sale! Now I've got to run over to cvs IMMEDIATELY! lol

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  11. I look forward to your master list every year, thank you for always taking the time to put this together for us.. ;)

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  12. Does anyone else print the list and then walk around CVS looking for everything? We look like the makeup police with the list in our hand.. lol

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    1. I just did that on my lunch break today! I highlight what I want, and snagged 3 items at the CVS by my office. I print out each update before hitting a new CVS in my area (DC)

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    2. oh my god I just walked in with an iPad and I was looking through those aisles for a good 30 minutes... people kept walking by and bumping into me and rudely looking at me, haha. BUT I DON'T CARE, makeup sales are such an awesome thrill for a makeup junkie!

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    3. Hahahahah omg makeup police! Totally me. I even feel ashamed because at the time i can go (at night) there are always the same employees, they have to think im a makeup stalker!!! 😂😂😂

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    4. OMG That's exactly what I do too... right in the middle of the night at the 24 hour CVS lol but at least it's good because people aren't constantly bugging into you in those tiny aisles

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    5. Lol I also get the look. Even now the manager just greets me by saying welcome back lmbooo but shoooo no shame in my game. Am so lucky cos it seems no one shops at my cvs beauty department so it's like Christmas for me. Everything on clearance at my cvs are mostly $1 and below which is crazy. Am getting all my sisters and close gal pals makeup for christmas. Also I have found black radiance and black opal items on clearance also. If you life in St. Louis Mo the cvs at the 4400 block of gravois st in south city has the best clearance prices.

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    6. Melissa- Which DC location did you go to? I live in DC and went to the following CVS's and they werent participating. I dont know if I should go to K Street area since I have been unsuccessful.

      Vermont and 14th
      14th and Irving
      H&4th

      I went to the CVS in the ABC Building in Rosslyn... they had the sale there, but the selection sucks. Please let me know if you find out other locations. Thanks!

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  13. I got an email to send $2 extrabucks to my card if I signed in under my extra deals. Score! Make sure to check this out for more savings!

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    1. Me too! CVS has been doing this for a couple of weeks (at least for me), and they've given me $2 EB each week I've signed in! Make sure you sign in every week!

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    2. This worked for me too! I was just looking for more Physicians Formula coupons when I logged on and there was a $3 OFF Coupon and then on top of that I got the $2 Extrabucks Rewards! Bonus Jonas!

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  14. I am going to stock up on rimmel pro primer. There are so many primers that smooth, but this is one of the few (drugstore) that prolongs the wear of my foundation!

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  15. And I love revlon peach parfait-its a great throw in my purse, goes with everything nudish lippie!!!

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  16. Thanks for putting this together for us!!!

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  17. Went to my local CVS and there were two women with a shopping cart full of clearance items! They only left a few items on the displays (and I mean few)! I guess timing really is everything. Oh well.

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  18. Went to CVS today--can confirm that a few things were marked with stickers but WAY more are as yet unmarked. 1) The CoverGirl eyeshadow quads are 50% off at my CVS--several if not all shades. 2) I got a $3 off Physician's Formula coupon from the machine, not as good as the $6 some are reporting, but still snagged the Happy Booster Bronzer & Blush duo for $3.95 (less than $1 O.O.P.). 3) Many many hair products are on sale too--specifically, I got the 16.9oz Pantene AgeDefy conditioner (which is AMAZING) for 25% off, plus coupons! 4) Also got a Milani lipstick and Rimmel nail polish (I love the formula of both) thanks to the listing above, and yes, they were both 75% off--under $2 a pop. Thanks SO much for compiling this list 2x a year, and for everyone else who's reporting what they've found!!!! I will definitely keep checking in for more updates! :)

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  19. Is there a way to know which CVS locations will and will not be participating on their site? Or should I just call the locations near me to see?

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  20. The physician formula mascara shades that are on sale are only black not ultra black

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    1. Yea the Ultra Black didn't ring up on sale at my CVS, now I have to go back and try the Black one.

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  21. Can you return the items you buy on clearance?

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    1. Yes yes YES.
      Occasionally you'll get a store that tries to tell you that you can't but they are WRONG WRONG WRONG.

      You absolutely can return items you've bought on clearence UNLESS There is a very bold very noticeable sign BEFORE the point of purchase (receipt print outs dont count) stating that all sales are final.

      Without that disclosure the return policy reverts BACK to the standard CVS POLICY WHICH IS "all cosmetics are returnable."

      There is some debate over whether making the "no returns" rule is legal & it will probably depend on your state. in massachusetts I ignore it completely and in 90% of areas even if they have a sign which is pretty rare if you remove the clearence sticker noone will give you a hard time.

      Its actually a good idea to remove the sticker regardless so its hassle free but you shouldn't have a problem (especially if you want 2-3 weeks till the sales mostly over.)

      Look up your states consumer law. if you're prepared for battle it rarely happens that you need to be.

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  22. just wondering does anyone know I f there is any reason why I only have a $3 PF coupon to print? it isn't a huge deal, I'd just get one thing instead of two but just curious, thanks! =)

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  23. I went to the CVS in my town yesterday & they didn't have anything on clearance. Is there a way to know what CVS' are doing this?

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  24. Thanks so much, everyone, for all the great tips/corrections/info! I just did a huge update to the list with new brands, items and shades. I will post a comment here every time I do an update, just to let you know (I also time-stamp the top of the post).

    G. xo

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  25. Milani the multitasker face powder is also on sale, it was $2.25.

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  26. i just came back from a cvs, and when i went to scan NYC’s grand central station, it was not on clearance. not sure if it’s just my CVS or if it’s everyone’s. also for the physician’s Super BB Compact Cream, only the shade Light was on clearance.

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  27. I just went today and got some Rimmel Lip Lacquer at 50% off and some Sally Hanson nail polish at 75% off. The Physicians Formula mascara wasn't ringing up on sale yet and my coupon was only for $3 off Physicians Formula, not $6. :/ I am going to try again later in the week, and probably pick up the Marchesa compacts.

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  28. This is probably old news to most since my local Kmart seems to be the last one to have a sale on makeup lol, but I did noticed that a lot of the stuff on this list is also marked down at Kmart.

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  29. My store also had Milani ultrafine liners (aqua and purple) and Liquif'eye liners (aqua and brown) 75% off.
    Power Lips and XL Bronzers weren't marked down, though. :(

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  30. I went to my CVS yesterday and pretty much nothing was labelled (except for a few Sally Hansen products) but it was still extremely picked over. I made use of the scanner, and got a nyx cream blush and round lipstick on clearance - most people probably know this, but the BOGO50% doesn't work on the sale items. I wasn't really expecting it to, but thought I'd put that out there. I picked up Revlon peach parfait but didn't scan it, and it rang up full price. I don't know if it was on sale and just didn't ring up like that, or if it just wasn't actually on sale at my location. I didn't realize it until I got home and looked at my receipt, so I'll have to go back and scan it to see what the deal is. Just a heads-up to anyone looking for Peach Parfait!

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  31. Thanks for this awesome list! Just as an FYI, my CVS was clearancing things at 90% rather than 50/75. So I got $65 of Physicians Formula and NYX stuff for about $6. Probably just a computer glitch, but thought I would give people a heads up here!

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  32. I live in FL, went to 3 CVS and none of them had the items on clearance :(

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    1. Did you actually scan the items you wanted? Your stores just might be slow about putting the stickers on the products. Otherwise, some stores just don't participate in the sales and it does seem to be regional when they're like that.

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    2. Having the same issue. I live in Hollywood CA, checked all stores, nothing on clearance at any. Most store associates told me that they are labelled as high traffic, even though at least one is not, she even said so. But what can u do :(

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  33. I just logged into cvs.com and it turns out i have beauty bucks waiting for me! Yes! Also there under extra deals there was the $6 off physician's formula coupon and it gave me the option to send it to my card so I didn't even have to print it which is great! There's other coupons there too like Sally Hansen so log in and see what you have in your account!

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  34. None of the Milani stuff was marked down at my store! Also none of the Revlon and Covergirl lip products were on sale either. They didn't let me use the Physicians Formulas coupon. I'm not too bummed about that, I was just gonna get a bronzer so I could use the overage. I still did pretty good but I might check another store. That one is a pretty high traffic area.

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  35. Only 3 out of 8 items that I picked out from this master list were on clearance at my local CVS today. I scanned every item. The sales associate who was putting the stickers on everything even let me see her list so I could compare and there was no Milani listed at all! Does anyone know if items get added to clearance over the course of the sale?

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  36. Has anyone in the SF Bay Area found a CVS with clearance items yet? I have gone to 3 which normally don't sticker until much later but still ring up. This year no such luck.

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    1. In the SF Bay Area as well. My husband has been checking stores in 4 different cities so far and none of them have had the clearance running yet. He keeps the master list on his phone and scans items he knows I'm interested in to see if they are discounted, just not stickered and so far, nothing. He even asked a sales associate in the makeup section about and she acted like he was making stuff up and that there was no sale going on anywhere.

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    2. Thank you for info. Pretty bummed, this is the first year I haven't gotten the clearance prices before the stickers were put on. I will be interested to see if the sale comes to my stores. BTW I am in concord, but I go to walnut creek stores, too.

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    3. It may be a bit out of your way, but I was at the CVS in downtown Oakland today (the one on Thomas Berkeley Way) and they had stickers on pretty much everything on this list and then some. They didn't have the Milani stuff stickered but I didn't have time to scan it so it may have just not been marked yet. It's the only CVS I've had a chance to stop at so far, but there was still plenty of stuff out as of Monday morning.

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  37. Does anyone know what locations in NYC are participating? Thanks

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    1. Honestly I've been to a few NYC locations and some of them are not participating AT ALL... it's ridiculous. I even spoke to them and tried to tell them it's supposed to be a nation wide sale and they said it's not... :S

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  38. Now I want to go to sleep so i can wake up and be tomorrow already!! XD xD XD

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  39. The section in the tips, it's true about not all CVS are the same or participate. The one by my house none of the PF on the list I took to the scanner were 75% off. All were bogo 50% off. However I did score three Milani lipsticks for $1.45 each and snagged two Bella eyeshadow a at bogo 50% off. Hubs was being bothersome, so those were the only two brands I looked at.

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  40. here in South Carolina I went to three separate stores and scanned dozens of items and not one of them came up clearance! I'll try again next week when there is less makeup on sale and maybe it will ring up clearance then. I know I called attention to myself I'm sure they thought I was shoplifting lol

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  41. I picked up a NYX round lipstick for $1.99 over the weekend and didn't realize my CVS had started the clearance already!

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  42. i went today to my cvs and ... NADA! nothing so disappointing! need to search other in the area!

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  43. Milani Lip Intense Liquid Color in Red Extreme, Pink Rave, and Fiery Coral also 75% off. I just bought it today.

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  44. I went into THREE CVS stores today in SF, CA and none had stickers for the clearance price nor the clearance price on the machines! When I asked all the employees, even the managers, seemed to not even know about the event :( !!!

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  45. So, of course YMMV, but here's what I've found so far. This seems to be a sale with a lot of variation - the Revlon eyelash curler (the one with the spring) was 50% off at one store, 75% at another. None of the Milani I scanned came up as clearance. I'm hoping that it might be because Milani is currently BOGO 50% off. Also, none of the 99 cent NYC polishes were on sale, and only select shades of the NYC In a New York Minute polish were on sale - however, all of the NYC items that I scanned that were on clearance were 75% off, even though the stickers said 50%!

    NOT MENTIONED ON THE LIST YET: NYX eyeshadow base (the one in the pot) was 50% off, all shades. I also saw a few Black Radiance products (one of the baked eyeshadows, stick concealer, and the 8 pan eyeshadows in Urban Jungle and Posh Plums) and Black Opal items (some of the eyeshadow duos, a few lip glosses) tagged at 50% off. NYC High Definition Mascara was tagged at 50% off as well - didn't scan it as I only wear waterproof, but again, all the other NYC products I scanned came up at 75% off. I got the Liquid Lipshines in Soho Peach and Chelsea Pink for $0.49 and the Big Bold plumping lip gloss in Coral to the Max for $1!

    I also didn't get a $6 Physician's Formula coupon, but I've never purchased PF at CVS that I can recall. I did get a $2 off any Rimmel purchase at the kiosk and a $4 off $10 Almay coupon on my receipt.

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  46. I went to 5 locations in ATL yesterday nothing on clearance still BOGO 50% off. If anyone knows any locations let me know.

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    1. Last time the northeast ITP stores were slow to get things stickered, but it did happen. I might check a couple this weekend.

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  47. Ooooh oooooh! I got more for ya, G! At my cvs Covergirl also had a few pencil liners and mascara on sale. The ones I got are The Lashblast Fusion mascara and eyeliner in the double pack, in very black for the lashblast, and black onyx in the perfect pointplus liner. I don't know if all CVS has these double packs?

    Anyway, the regular lashblast mascara was also sale stickered, but only in waterproof.

    I also got Covergirl liquilineblast liner in violet voltage. That was the only one stickered. But nearby the Ink It liners in silver and gold? bronze? Anyway they were stickered too but I don't wear those shades.

    I got two of the Ardell lashes you mention, and in case anyone is looking but doesn't have stickers, the only ones stickered at my store were the Lashlites and the individual lashes.

    One last thing I was thrilled to see was the Poshe topcoat is 50% off! Woo Hoo! I'm not paying crazy prices for topcoat when the cheap stuff works, but at 50% off, you betcha!

    Same goes for the Revlon Photoready foundation, I've heard too many sparkly vampire stories about that stuff to try it... and yet, there are women out there who claim it's fantastic, even holy grail. So at half off I wanted to try it.

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  48. Here's some of the shades names of the items I picked up today

    NYC Auto Lip Liner: #836 Naughty Nude

    NYX Cream Blush: Boho Chic
    NYX Jumbo Pencils: Pots & Pans and Sparkle Nude

    Milani Brilliant Shine Lip Gloss: 06 Raspberry Rush and 12 Red My Lips

    Physicians Formula Happy Booster Glow & Mood Boosting Powder: Translucent

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  49. Some things I got that don't seem to be listed:

    75% off
    Physician's Formula shimmer shadow/liner strips for brown eyes
    Physician's Formula eye liner trio for brown eyes
    Milani lipstick in 17 Plumrose
    Milani Eye Tech liquid eye liner in black

    50% off:
    Wet and Wild Megarocks nail polish (all shades)

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  50. Ok, some more to add to the list. All the Khroma nail polishes at my CVS were sale stickered.

    Also that CVS polish remover is also 75% off in the 10 oz size, not just the smaller 6 oz size. I checked a few of the other CVS removers and none of them came up on sale. So the polish remover you are looking for is only the pink/coral plain jane one. Actual name is; non-acetone polish remover.

    All of the Milani lip intense are 75% off, not just the violet one. Also someone above me said that the multitasker face powders are sale items, it's true! I got one.

    I got some Rimmel goodies too. The shades on sale in the matte (red tubes) are 101 and 103. In the black tubes it was 06 and 09. There may be others, there were some empty slots at my CVS but those for sure. Also there were two more nail polish colors, one was "Yes, sir!" and the other I forgot, it was one of the red shades though, so use the scanner if to check that if you're interested, I think there are two reds but only one was sale stickered.

    For the Sally Hanson Complete Salon, I got Earl Gray, I Lilac You, and Rosy Outlook. There may be others, mine weren't marked and I took only the shades I was interested in to price check. I also found two Triple Shines, I got Drama Sheen. I didn't get the other, it's a pale green/blue aqua color. Again, there may be others. I didn't check them all. Someone please add any other colors you find to the list! I love Sally and want more but don't want to spend ages at the scanner! What shades of Instadri and nail wraps too!

    I bought two shades of Covergirl nail gloss that aren't on the list, I got 313 and 70. They are both multicolor shimmery shades, maybe glass fleck even, that are must haves if you love polish!

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  51. Oh shoot, I didn't say what product in the Rimmel, although I bet most here could guess. Those numbers were for the Kate Moss lipstick shades! 101, 103, are matte shades in red tubes; 06, and 09 are the regular line in the black tubes.

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  52. Just came back from two stores in South Florida.
    At the first store nothing at all was marked so I had to scan to be sure. here is what I got from store no 1.:
    all Milani:
    Lip Intense in the following colors:
    red extreme
    fiery coral
    violet addict
    pink rave

    Milani Lipsticks in:
    cinnamon spice, raspberry rush, flamingo pose

    From the second store I got NYX (which was the only thing that was actually marked 50% off)
    NYX cream blush in natural
    NYX lipstick in pure nude, tea rose, thalia

    West and Wild/Fergie which was not marked
    fuchsianista and bebop love.

    I googled and saw that Covergirl has a $2 off coup for the flipsticks which are on sale as well, haven't tried to use the coup yet.

    Hope this helps someone.

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  53. These are teeny little additions, but today I bought the Revlon Lip Butter in Sugar Plum and it, too, was 50% off. Also, my store had the Milani liquid lip intense in Pink Rave for 75% off as well. The only colors they had left were Pink Rave and Violet Addict, so I'm not sure if all the colors had been 75% off as well.

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    1. They all are Claire. I got all 4 shades 75% off, so if you want the others you will have to hit up another CVS.

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  54. At CVS now. Pissed. NYC grand central station and the liquid foundation not on clearance. I am very pissed off.

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    1. Hardly anything was on clearance tonight. Ill go to another CVS soon. And will go back to today's CVS on Saturday to talk to the beauty advisor. I can't believe my CVS was today.

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    2. Sorry you didn't have good luck. Maybe you should try calling ahead asking if they put things on clearance. I don't think going to the store to ask why they're not putting things on clearance will do any good, but you can try. I went to one local CVS in PA and they had a lot of clearance, then I went to another bigger store in town and nothing was on clearance. The items listed were there but not on sale, so I guess either they're not discontinuing them or the store feels like they have room to just keep them at regular price. I think this list should be seen more as a list of things that MAY be on clearance, but it seems that just about every store is different.

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    3. The NYC grand central station has been showing up at Dollar tree if you are looking for it.

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    4. Loreal gel liner in bronze is also on clearance. Some stores have it 75% off and others 50% off.

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  55. As always, thanks for your awesome list, G!!!! I scanned the Wet n Wild Fergie Nail colors and there were 2 colors that came up on clearance, A002 Going Platinum and A024 Tonight's Gonna Be a Good Night.

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  56. I got a nice $3 off $10 coupon that was for foundation, lipstick, nail polish and blush. The cashier was not very pick about it tho...lol. I got 2 Milani face powders, 2 Milani lipsticks and on of the liquid lipsticks, and a sally hansen nail polish all for a grand total of: $7.71 without taxes. Soooo happy! :D

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  57. Not sure if my comment posted so I'm retrying! In Columbus, Ohio there are CVS' (most of them) who have NOTHING on clearance! I even double checked with managers. :(

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  58. Just got back from CVS and my hunt for the Revlon Lip Butters that are on sale. Pink Truffle scanned full price here (Long Island, NY). That was disappointing because I use that shade pretty often so I was hoping to get a few backups :(

    I ended up getting Sweet Tart, Red Velvet and Sugar Plum which were all 50% off.

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  59. So I'm in NYC and hit up all the West Side CVS stores in Manhattan and none had clearance prices. But since I was out I picked up what should be on sale and hopefully can get an adjustment or I will return everything and repurchase smh. Nobody was aware of a clearance sale either. Heads up for other NY'ers Milani was low stock in most of these stores so if thats what you want I'd suggest buying it now. I did find some clearance finds at Duane Reade already. Some similar to here and some different. Will try post on my blog later today and let G know.

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  60. There are 9 CVS stores that I can easily enough hit up. And more a little further a field. Tomorrow I might scout out the clearance items. Hopefully I will have better luck. I better find more items on clearance than the last store otherwise the beauty managers are gonna get an earful.

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  61. Do u know when the clearance ends??

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    1. Please see bullet point number 6 in my Frequently Asked Questions section above. Thanks!

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  62. One more that I just remembered. The Almay shadow sticks are all clearanced. They are the one with coordinating shades, on each end of the stick. There is a shadow stick to compliment each eye color, brown, blue, green, and hazel.

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  63. One more. lol I forgot to tell you that the LOreal nail polishes that are clearance marked are only the Gel Lacques. I was kinda bummed since I didn't buy that system and just wanted the normal nail polishes.

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  64. Anyone having any luck in Maryland? My stores in Silver Spring are still scanning full price :-/

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    1. I work in Rosslyn, live in DC. Columbia Heights CVS does not have it... Rosslyn (in the ABC Building) has it. I just went today. They're not labeled but it is scanning.

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  65. I went to four cvs in fairfax va they all have clearance but have scan all the item

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  66. I hit up another CVS and weirdly, this one had just about everything marked, except the Milani stuff. And I was all WOOHOO! I get first dibs! But no, none of the Milani was actually clearanced in that store, everything I checked was coming up full price even though a mile down the road at the other CVS the Milani is clearanced. So for those who said they weren't finding any Milani clearance, try a different store.

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  67. I went to a Walgreens today and they had most of these items on clearance or "last chance" sales. I got the Revlon lip butters in Wild Watermelon and Sweet Tart and a Colorburst lip gloss in Fire (all the other shades also on sale). They also applied the buy one get on 50% off Revlon sale to clearance, which is awesome. I should have got another item at 50% off. :p

    I paid $1.99 for one of the lip butters!!!

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  68. Wen to another 2 stores last night... no clearance... but the old beauty mgr told me that their clearance will start after black Friday. I'll be making the rounds to lots of CVS stores in the days leading up to it and that weekend. Fun!

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  69. Any luck in Massachusetts anywhere?

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    1. If you're close to the border, I'm in NH and definitely finding clearance here.

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  70. I'm in central NY (Ithaca area) and neither of the two CVS stores out here are doing any clearance. Super bummed, but that's what it's like in college towns I guess?

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  71. None of my local Maine store have any clearance items actually tagged but they all ring up on sale when you scan them!!

    I found Sally Hansen Salon Effects in Disk-O Queen, Out of Line, Horse-A Round, and Sweet Marble Floret all for 75% off (only $2.49!!) The Black Lace one is also 75% off. I love these things! It appears that most of the ones in the all cardboard box as opposed to the plastic boxes ring at 75% off.

    The Sally Hansen Gel Polish Starter Kits all ring at $7.49 - there is a pink, red, and deep red.

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  72. To go with what Polopanther said above, there are other reverse french mani colors clearanced, like "Red my tulips". These are the ones that are "moon" manicures instead of tips. There were also normal french mani colors available. I don't do much in the way of nail art, so was looking for the regular ones and the only one I got was "Girl Flower".

    Also that Sally Hansen Gel Polish starter kit is for the nail stickers, not for the regular gel polish. Although I did see some hauls that have the gel polish duos clearanced, so check those with your scanner if your CVS has them. Anyway, I was kinda bummed when I bought the starter kit for nail stickers, but made the most of it by finding the stickers that were clearanced and got Pinkies Up, Walk the Catwak, Flaunt your Curves,Take the Stage, Amazing Lace, and Good as Gold. There are more, like french manis in the gel type, and snake print, so check with your scanner if they aren't marked.

    Other polishes. Sally Triple Shine in Blow Bubbles. Sally Complete Salon in Gray-t Escape and Please Sea Me, Sally Insta Dri in Presto Pink, and Sally Xtreme Wear in Posh Plum, Grey Area, and Gunmetal.

    Also, more eyeliners... All the Revlon Luxurious Color liners were 50% off.

    I also saw someone else haul the NYC applelicious balms, they said all shades. These are the cute ones with the apple shape in a different color in the middle of the balm.

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  73. I just saw a haul video where the girl got L'Oreal Voluminous Smoldering Eyeliners for 50% off. These are the ones with the big tips that look like real kohl/khol. They also came with their own pencil sharpener so they can keep that shape.

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  74. Physicians Formula:
    Happy Booster Bronzer - Bronze/Natural 7552
    Happpy Booster Blush - Pink
    Happy Booster Powder - Translucent 7318
    Mineral Wear Face Powder (pressed) - Beige 3836


    Rimmel Kate lipstick #103

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  75. As of 11/22 in the West Islip, NY CVS, all of the products (I picked a few from each brand) were ringing up full price. Bummer.

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  76. Ladies,
    The Revlon Colorburst lip butter in Cupcake is also 50% at my CVS. The essence of beauty brow shaping kit is 75% off ringing up at $1.87 but has a $1 coupon inside that makes it just $0.87 cents!!!!!!

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  77. For the $6 of physician formula, does it apply to only 1 item or all items?

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    1. Any PF item. Depending on your store manager, it can be a "money maker" meaning that if you buy something less than $6 you will still get the full $6 off to use on other products or back in change. Not all store managers are like this though and they might only give you the value of the item free, but if you buy more PF items and the value is over $6 you will get full value. At least that's how it's worked for me at various CVS's.

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    2. It works like a $6 bill that is only useable when you buy Physicians Formula.

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  78. I went to CVS today and the clearance items were in two clear containers near the registers. Normally the clearanced items at this store are all stickered on the shelves (which I prefer because the bins make the items dirty and torn up in my opinion). So if you can't find stickered items look near the front of the stores for clearance bins. I got:

    Nicole by OPI A-nise Treat (Gumdrops collex)
    Nicole by OPI I Sea You and Raise You
    Nicole by OPI Lips are Dripping Honey (Carrie Underwood)

    Sally Hansen CSM Gray-t Escape

    Rimmel Show Off lip laquer in Nova

    Burt's Bees tinted lip balm in Honeysuckle

    Also on sale but not on clearance:

    NYX butter gloss in Creme Brulee
    Milani e/s single in Bella Rose

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  79. More clearance! All the Eylure eyelashes are 50% off, even the Katy Perry ones. Unfortunately not all CVS's carry these. The two closest to me don't and so I was surprised to see them at a CVS I rarely go to.

    Also Pond's Luminous Finish BB Cream in the shade medium is 75% off. The light one is 50% off. Thought that was a little weird that they aren't the same, but oh well.

    Also, CVS brand face wipes in the black package of 30. Called Cleansing & Makeup Remover Towelettes are 50% off. Not the anti-aging ones that are also in black packaging.

    More towelettes... Lumene Sensitive Touch Gentle Cleansing Wipes in the 25 pack are 50% off.

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