Monday, August 17, 2015

The Weekly Drugstore Makeup Sales (8/16 - 8/22)

The Weekly Drugstore Makeup Sale Wrap-Up was recently featured in All You Magazine's article, "10 Smart Ways to Save Money on Makeup." What an honor! (Special thanks to reader @moonlightelegie for the tip!)

Keep reading for 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.
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  • Click here for printable beauty coupons (redeemable only at Target). For additional Target coupons, sign up for Target Cartwheel. 


Target Tip: I've been getting lots of great tips this week about various mascara two-packs on clearance at Target right now. Check out this pic and this pic submitted by some lovely readers, to get an idea of what you might find at your local Target right now (and don't forget to scan at the red scanner if you don't see clearance stickers, because you never know if the price might be reduced in the system!).

Ulta Highlights: Now through 8/22 only: these LORAC products 40% off in-store and online. The following deals are valid now through 8/29 in-store and online: Get this 15-piece Uta cosmetics set FREE with any Ulta cosmetics purchase of $19.50+, BOGO1/2OFF all NYX face and eye cosmetics, 20% off select Pacifica, The Body Shop, H2O+, Ahava and Whish products, B2G1FREE all Aveeno skincare products, BOGOFREE all Red Carpet nail lacquer, get a free It's A 10 Miracle Leave-in 2 oz. with any $20+ It's A Ten purchase, B2G1FREE select salon professional haircare. 

CVS shoppers: Some of you have told me that you've recently spotted the Milani limited edition Amore Matte Lip Cremes at CVS (thanks so much for those tips--I was told previously that these were exclusive to Walgreens, which is apparently not the case since I've also heard from readers who have spotted these at regional retailers like Fred Meyer in the Pacific Northwest). I've also heard that the lip cremes are going to be available at additional CVS and Walgreens stores come September, so if you haven't found them yet, don't give up hope. As for this week's sales, all Wet n Wild cosmetics with a regular retail price of $1.99 are on sale for $0.99 each, and there's a nice hand/body lotion coupon this week too (see details below).

Rite Aid shoppers: 40% off all Physicians Formula foundation, powder, concealer, blush and bronzers this week, and all Revlon nail polishes are 2/$5 with very few exclusions (details below). There's a good deal on Sally Hansen this week: when you spend $20 on any Sally Hansen nail products, bleach, hair removers or wax, you get get 1000 points. That's $10 store credit, so that's basically 50% off. And the limit is 2 on this offer so if you spend $40 you'll get 2000 points on your card ($20 store credit). Also, there are LOTS of BOGOFREE haircare deals this week (details below). Don't forget to check THIS LINK to some in-store and online beauty coupons that change weekly; try to check that link every time you view this post for new offers (some of these go quickly).

Walgreens shoppers: Thanks to several of you for letting me know that Nonie Creme Colour Prevails cosmetics are 20% off this month (in-store and online). If you're new to this brand, you can check out my reviews HEREThe August Coupon Book (free in stores) is still available. Click HERE for a list of the coupons in this month's book. Don't forget that you can use those coupons on clearance items and also stack them 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.  

  • Wet n Wild cosmetics with a regular retail price of $1.99 on sale for $0.99 each 
  • Sally Hansen Miracle Gels 2/$15 (excludes clearance)
  • B2G1FREE all Pop*arazzi nail (excludes kits)
  • Buy any 2 Neutrogena cosmetics get $6 Extra Bucks (limit 3, excludes clearance)
  • Buy any 2 Maybelline cosmetics get $5 Extra Bucks (limit 3, excludes clearance)
  • Buy any 2 CoverGirl foundation, powder, blush, concealer, lip or eye cosmetics get $5 Extra Bucks (limit 3, excludes clearance)
  • Spend $10 on any Nuance Salma Hayek products get $3 Extra Bucks (limit 1, excludes clearance)
  • Spend $12 on any Revlon cosmetics get $3 Extra Bucks (limit 6, excludes clearance)
  • Spend $15 on any L'Oreal lip cosmetics or nail get $5 Extra Bucks (limit 3, excludes clearance)
  • BOGO1/2OFF all Rimmel cosmetics (excludes clearance)
  • BOGO1/2OFF all eyelashes
  • BOGO1/2OFF all Kiss artificial nails
  • BOGO1/2OFF all Almay cosmetics (excludes clearance)
  • Scan your Extra Care card at the red scanner to receive a coupon for 25% off any hand & body lotion purchase (can be combined with any of this week's hand & body lotion sales for even more savings; see ad for details)
  • Spend $10 on any  Essence of Beauty products get $3 Extra Bucks (limit 1, excludes trial/travel and clearance)
  • 25% off any Nip & Fab, Manuka or Hylamide skincare; buy 2 get $5 Extra Bucks (limit 1, excludes clearance)
  • Spend $20 on Nexxus haircare get $10 Extra Bucks (limit 1, excludes trial/travel and clearance)
  • $10 off all La Roche-Posay Effaclar products 
  • B2G1FREE all Clean & Clear facial products; spend $20 get $5 Extra Bucks (limit 1, excludes trial/travel and clearance)

  • 40% off all Physicians Formula foundation, powder, concealer, blush and bronzers
  • All Revlon nail polishes 2/$5 (excludes nail art and Colorstay Gel Envy duo packs)
  • Spend $15 on any Burt's Bees or gud skincare, bath care or lip care get 300 points (limit 2)
  • Spend $20 on any Sally Hansen nail products, bleach, hair removers or wax get 1000 points (limit 2)
  • Nivea lip care 2/$4 (Ricola cough drops are also included in this sale)
  • BOGO1/2OFF all Revlon face and lip cosmetics; buy 2 get 200 points (limit 2)
  • BOGO1/2OFF all Rimmel cosmetics; spend $15 get 500 points (limit 2)
  • BOGO1/2OFF all Neutrogena cosmetics; buy 2 get 500 points (limit 2)
  • BOGO1/2OFF all nail polishes from Sinful Colors, Bonita Colors and Wet n Wild (you can mix and match)
  • BOGO1/2OFF all mascaras and eyeliners from Wet n Wild, Physicians Formula and Almay (you can mix and match) 
  • BOGO1/2OFF all L'Oreal cosmetics (excludes clearance)
  • BOGO1/2OFF all Maybelline lip, eye and face cosmetics
  • BOGO1/2OFF all CoverGirl cosmetics (excludes clearance)
  • BOGO1/2OFF all artificial nails and lashes 
  • BOGOFREE all Organix, Finesse or Marc Anthony haircare, Salon Grafix stylers and Batiste dry shampoos (you can mix and match)
  • BOGOFREE all Jhirmack, Hask, Mane 'n Tail, SAMY, Renpure and Freeze IT haircare (you can mix and match)
  • BOGOFREE all L.A. Looks, LaBella, Dep, Thicker Fuller Hair and Zero Frizz haircare (you can mix and match)
  • $7 off fragrances $21+

  • 20% off Nonie Creme Colour Prevails cosmetics
  • Select Wet n Wild $0.99 items on sale for 3/$2 (click here to see which items are part of each sale)
  • $6 each: Maybelline Volum' Express mascaras or Eye Studio eyeliners 
  • $7 each: Maybelline Dream foundations, concealers, powders or BB creams and Color Elixir lip colors
  • Select L'Oreal eye and lip cosmetics $6.99 each; buy 2 get 2000 points
  • BOGO1/2OFF Sally Hansen Insta Dri, Complete Salon Manicure, Xtreme Wear and Airbrush Legs
  • BOGO1/2OFF Almay cosmetics; buy 2 get 1000 points
  • BOGO1/2OFF Revlon foundation, powder, blush, concealer, primer, lip and eye cosmetics; select Revlon nail polish $3.99; buy any 2 of these products get 1000 points
  • BOGOFREE Caress or Lever body wash and 2-8pk bar soap
  • BOGOFREE select Dial bar, foam or liquid soaps and refills
  • BOGOFREE select Pert Plus and Infusium 23 haircare 
  • BOGOFREE Conair hair styling 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!)

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