Monday, May 11, 2015

The Weekly Drugstore Makeup Sales (5/10 - 5/16)

Your weekly wrap-up of drugstore beauty sales and more...

Note: If you are new to drugstore sales and you are not sure how "BOGO1/2OFF" sales work, please take a moment to click here.


Some of the coupons listed below may go nicely with this week's sales, so take a moment to match them up accordingly.
  • Click here for printable beauty coupons.
  • Click here for printable beauty coupons.
  • Click here for printable beauty coupons (redeemable only at Target). For additional Target coupons, sign up for Target Cartwheel. 


ULTA TIPS: Love Your Hair event going on now through 5/30 with daily beauty steals in-store and online. Full calendar of events HERE. Now through 5/30: B2G2FREE all Ulta brand makeup, B2G1FREE all Revlon and B2G1FREE all Neutrogena makeup. New 20% off single item coupon HERE (excludes beauty steals, prestige cosmetics and fragrance) valid now through 5/30. 

CVS shoppers: If you spot the new Milani Summer 2015 Dolci Bronze collection at your local CVS, you'll be happy to know that Milani is BOGO1/2OFF again this week. Also, all Physicians Formula cosmetics are buy one, get one 75% off (we haven't seen this sale in a quite a while). Also this week, all Wet n Wild cosmetics are B2G1FREE. And just a reminder, a kind reader on Twitter mentioned that she heard that the Summer edition of the Semi-Annual Beauty Clearance Sale starts this month. So keep your eyes open for any new 50% or 75% off sale sticker in the makeup aisle (and as always, if you spot some I would LOVE to hear from you!).

Rite Aid shoppers:  +UP Rewards are now Plenti Points (more info here if you need it). This week all Revlon cosmetics are 40% off, and also there are some nice BOGOFREE haircare deals (Organix haircare and body washes, Marc Anthony haircare and more; details below). Rite Aid recently tweeted me THIS LINK to some great beauty coupons (some are for in-store use, some are online-only). For some of these coupons you have to act quickly since they're only available for the first 1,000 customers, so I'm going to keep this link in this section of the wrap-up so you can check it as often as you wish (or bookmark it for later). 

Walgreens shoppers: It's back! This week all Sinful Colors nail polishes are $0.99 each. If you missed all my coverage of the Summer 2015 collections (and there are many), you can check out my post HERE. Hopefully you'll be able to find some of these polishes during the sale this week! Also, Almay cosmetics are 40% off this week, and once again this week you get $1 off Wet n Wild cosmetics with a regular retail price $2.99 and over (see new limited edition California Dreaming collection here, which is now popping up at Walgreens and part of this sale). This sale is also going on online (free shipping on orders $25+). The May Coupon Book is now available (free in stores). You can click HERE for a list of the coupons in this month's book (there are some nice makeup coupons this month, like $1 off L'Oreal eye cosmetics, $1 off Maybelline eyeshadow, etc.). Don't forget that you can use those coupons on clearance items and also stack those coupons with any manufacturer's coupons you may have, for even more savings.


The following sale info has been obtained from national circulars. I do my best to recap sales that are happening in ALL regions of the United States, but certain sales vary from region to region. Also, you may live in an area that does not run national sales. If you do not see these sales in your area, check with your local store manager for more details.  

  • Buy one get one 75% off - all Physicians Formula cosmetics 
  • Buy two get one free - all Wet n Wild cosmetics
  • 30% off all Nuance Salma Hayek cosmetics, haircare and skincare (excludes nail)
  • All Neutrogena foundation, powder, blush and concealers with a regular retail price of $9.99+ on sale for $9.49 each
  • Spend $10 on any Maybelline cosmetics get $5 Extra Bucks (limit 3, excludes clearance)
  • Spend $12 on any L'Oreal lip or eye cosmetics get $4 Extra Bucks (limit 3, excludes clearance)
  • Spend $15 on any Sally Hansen cosmetics or nail get $5 Extra Bucks (limit 3, excludes clearance)
  • Spend $15 on any Neutrogena cosmetics get $5 Extra Bucks (limit 3, excludes foundation, powder, blush or concealer with a regular retail of $9.99 or higher)
  • Spend $20 on any CoverGirl cosmetics get $5 Extra Bucks plus a FREE movie ticket (see store for details; limit 3, excludes clearance)
  • Buy 2 Garnier skincare products get $5 Extra Bucks (limit 1, excludes Clean+ cleansers)
  • BOGO1/2OFF all Milani cosmetics
  • BOGO1/2OFF all Revlon cosmetics and beauty tools (limit 6, excludes clearance)
  • BOGO1/2OFF all Rimmel cosmetics
  • BOGO1/2OFF all Almay cosmetics
  • Vo5 shampoo or conditioner 12.5 oz. $0.77 each
  • 30% off all Essence of Beauty or Naturally Indulgent bath & body products (excludes trial/travel sizes)
  • 25% off Nip & Fab glycolic fix skincare
  • 25% off Skin + Pharmacy anti-aging or acne therapy skincare
  • 25% off Bio-Oil
  • Revlon Colorsilk hair color 2/$6
  • Spend $20 on any Aquaphor or Eucerin products get $10 Extra Bucks (limit 1, excludes clearance)

  • Rite Aid +UP Rewards are now Plenti Points. Click here for all the details about the new Plenti Points. 
  • 40% off all Revlon cosmetics
  • Spend $10 on any Rimmel cosmetics get 500 points (limit 2)
  • Spend $10 on any Revlon beauty tools get 400 points (limit 2)
  • Spend $15 on any Physicians Formula cosmetics get 1000 points (limit 2)
  • Spend $15 on any Almay cosmetics get 500 points (limit 2)
  • BOGO1/2OFF all Maybelline face, eye and lip cosmetics; spend $20 get 300 points (limit 2) 
  • BOGO1/2OFF all CoverGirl cosmetics
  • BOGO1/2OFF all L'Oreal eye cosmetics
  • BOGO1/2OFF all Salon Plus or Rite Aid Renewal implements, cotton and nail polish remover; spend $5 get 100 points (limit 2)
  • BOGOFREE (you can mix and match): all Organix haircare and body wash, Marc Anthony haircare and Salon Grafix stylers (excludes trial sizes)
  • BOGOFREE (you can mix and match): all Banana Boat and Hawaiian Tropics sun care (excludes twin packs and value packs)
  • BOGOFREE all Nair products 
  • BOGOFREE Finesse haircare and Rave hairspray
  • Vo5 shampoo or conditioner 12.5 oz. $0.89 each

  • NOTE: Don't forget to look for the Real Techniques clearance items. Also, I've heard from several of you over the past few weeks who have spotted lots of nail polish on Last Chance clearance at your Walgreens stores (L'Oreal, Sally Hansen, etc.). Remember that if you spot anything on clearance and the brand happens to also be BOGO1/2OFF for the week, you get both the clearance price AND the BOGO1/2OFF discount.
  • $1 off Wet n Wild cosmetics with a regular retail price $2.99 and over in-store and online (see new limited edition California Dreaming collection here, which is now popping up at Walgreens and part of this sale)
  • Sinful Colors nail polishes $0.99 each
  • 40% off Almay cosmetics
  • eos lip balms 2/$6
  • BOGO1/2OFF L'Oreal cosmetics
  • BOGO1/2OFF Maybelline cosmetics
  • BOGO1/2OFF Revlon foundation, primer, blush, concealer, powder, eye and lip cosmetics 
  • BOGOFREE Dial body wash, hand or foam soap and bar soap 8-packs
  • 25% off Boots men's skincare
  • 25% off Scunci and Hype hair accessories 


Did I miss any hot beauty deals this week? If so, please leave a comment below and fill us in (and thanks in advance!)


  1. Am I blind? I don't see the cvs physician formula on sale for bogo 75%. I didn't see it in the weekly. Is it listed at the store? The website doesn't have it either.

    1. You can see it on page six here:

      But double check the weekly ad at your store to make sure your particular store is running this sale. Hope that helps!

    2. Thanks!! I was blind, but now I see. I was looking for their organic green top, brown bottom mascara, and their ad in the news post looks more like a rimmel ad. Awesome!

    3. I blanked out on the PF sale mentioned here because I saw Revlon and 40 percent off in this post, but when I went to CVS today I scanned an item on the red box (after I'd gotten a coupon there for $4 off any $10 PF purchase) and it says the second item is 75 percent off.
      I picked up a BB blush/lip balm (like an eos ball balm) in berry, and it's sheer and a buildable matte (albeit closer to a pastel pink than a berry pink), and also a CC powder with SPF. The poweer had a sticker on it where you can get a rebate ($5 for one item, $10 for two, and $25 for three) for Super CC or Super BB products.

  2. Last week I was able to pick up the L'Oreal Magic Nude Liquid to Powder Foundation at Walgreens on last chance clearance for just under $7! I don't know if you've heard about that but I thought I'd let you know because I know a lot of people love it!

    1. I did hear about that, but I so appreciate you taking the time to share with us! I'm wondering if they're discontinuing or changing the packaging on that one? Hum...

    2. I saw that at Walgreens, too, marked down. Lots of stuff at Walgreens, in fact. Some CoverGirl lip crayons, some Sally Hansen triple shine, a few Revlon lip glosses, those Milani clickable brush lipstick pens were all 50 to 75 percent off. Also some of the Kate Moss Rimmel stuff -- the LE gel eyeliner and eye shadow crayons were on clearance along an end cap. Several L'Oreal nail polishes were marked down at Walgreens, too.
      At Rite Aid, those Revlon perfume polishes are on clearance, along with a couple eyeshadow quads.

  3. I went to Sally's last night and they had nail polish BOGO free. OPI, Orly, and most of the other brands they carry. I don't know if this was just my Sally's, because I have not seen it advertised anywhere. It's an excellent deal!

    1. Thanks again for this great tip!! :)

  4. Thanks for the update as always! Looking at the 40% off from Almay! Great makeup deals this week. :)

    1. You're so welcome! And yes, it's a great time to stock up! :)

  5. Did you see where it said that Wet n Wild was on sale at Walgreen's? I just purchased the entire limited edition set and was told that it wasn't on sale, and I'd like to go get a price adjustment, but I need a source @_@

    1. In the sale listing above, and also in my "highlights" section I link to the sale online. You can show them the markdowns on their site and you should be able to get a price adjustment. :)

    2. I see the sale online, but it's not showing up in the ads, unless I just can't find it.

  6. when i Scanned by extra care card at CVS, i got a 7$ off towards 22$ purchase of physicians formula cosmetics. so this is good to pair with the buy 1 get 1 75% off deal.

  7. Ulta has some great kits on sale for 9.99. They are normally 20.00. Some have a full size product included. I got 2 different kits, lots of travel size bottles. I got this one. and another one that I dont see online.


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