Sunday, March 13, 2016

The Weekly Drugstore Makeup Sales (3/13 - 3/19)

CVS: Not much going on at CVS this week aside from the usual sales (all are listed below) but Milani is BOGO1/2OFF again this week.

Rite Aid: This week all Wet n Wild cosmetics, all Rimmel cosmetics, all Physicians Formula face cosmetics and all Almay face cosmetics are 40% off!

Walgreens: This week all Rimmel foundation, primer, concealer, blush, powder, and lip cosmetics, all Lumene skincare, and all Merlot skincare are 40% off! The March Coupon Book is still available (free and available in-store). Here's a look at all the coupons this month. Remember that you can stack these coupons with any manufacturer's coupons you may have, for even more savings.

The Ulta 21 Days of Beauty Spring 2016 Event is now live, both in-store and online. This event started on 3/13 and runs through 4/2. Full calendar of events HERE

Shipping info: Currently, Ulta Platinum members will receive free shipping with purchase of any Beauty Steal (listed below). There will also be special Platinum Perk Beauty Steals available to Platinum members throughout this event, so keep an eye on your in-box for those, as Ulta will announce them via email. Shipping for non-Platinum members is currently free at the standard $50+ purchase. However, Ulta has historically lowered that threshold to $25 for one week of this event. I will post here on the blog if/when that happens at any time during this event.

Beauty Steals (available for one day only in-store and online unless otherwise noted; Beauty Steals go live on the Ulta site at approximately 10PM PST on the evening prior to the dates listed below):

Ulta Beauty Collection Beauty Steals (available in-store and online on dates listed below):

Hot Buys (available 3/13 - 4/2 online and in-store):

Free gifts-with-purchase available 3/13 - 4/2 online and in-store unless otherwise noted; while supplies last (IMPORTANT: click links below to view all new arrivals from each brand, including NEW VALUE SETS from LORAC, Urban Decay, and more. ALSO: I'm getting feedback from those of you who are Platinum members that in some instances, you're able to qualify for these freebies even if your purchase is below the required threshold. So keep an eye on your cart if you're a Platinum member!)

  • ONLINE ONLY: get this 19-Piece Beauty Bag free with ANY $60 purchase
  • Ahava: free Sea Get Away Mini Set with any $30 Ahava purchase
  • Algenist: free deluxe Genius Ultimate Anti-Aging Bi-Phase Peel with any Algenist purchase
  • Alterna: free travel Miracle Multiplying Mist with any $25 Alterna purchase
  • Anastasia Beverly Hills: free Mini Kabuki Brush with Bag with any $40 Anastasia Beverly Hills purchase
  • BareMinerals: free deluxe 5-in-1 Cream Eyeshadow in Barely Nude with any $35 BareMinerals purchase
  • Becca: free deluxe Shimmering Skin Perfector Pressed in Opal with any $35 Becca purchase
  • Benefit: free exclusive makeup bag with any $45 Benefit purchase
  • Benefit (ONLINE ONLY): free deluxe Gimmer Brow with any $35 Benefit purchase
  • Bliss: free Fabulous Drench N' Quench with any $30 Bliss purchase
  • The Body Shop: free tote bag with any $30 The Body Shop purchase
  • ButterLONDON: free Plus Rush Mini Lipgloss with any $30 ButterLONDON purchase
  • Chloe: free pouch with any Chloe large spray purchase
  • Clarisonic: free 3-piece gift with any $149 Clarisonic purchase
  • CoverGirl: free P&G Sampler Pack with any $15 CoverGirl or Olay purchase
  • Dermablend: free Mini Foundation Brush with any $30 Dermablend purchase
  • Dermadoctor: free packet KP Duty Body Scrub with any Dermadoctor purchase
  • Dermalogica: free Skin Reset Set with any $65 Dermalogica purchase
  • Dr. Brandt: free deluxe Needles No More with any Dr. Brandt purchase
  • Exuviance: free deluxe samples Triple Microdermabrasion & Bionic Oxygen Facial with any Exuviance purchase
  • First Aid Beauty: free Facial Radiance Pad and deluxe Face Cleanser with any $35 First Aid Beauty purchase
  • Honest Beauty: free Silver Clutch 7-ct Makeup Wipes with any $30 Honest Beauty purchase
  • IT Cosmetics: free deluxe Superhero Elastic Stretch Volumizing Mascara with any $35 IT cosmetics purchase
  • It's A 10: free travel Miracle Leave-In with any $20 It's A 10 purchase
  • John Frieda or Jergens: free sun hat with any $15 John Frieda or Jergens purchase
  • Juice Beauty: free deluxe Green Apple Peel Sensitive with any $50 Juice Beauty purchase
  • Keratin Complex: free styling brush with any $32 Keratin Complex purchase
  • Kenra: free travel Fast Dry Hairspray with any $20 Kenra purchase
  • Laura Geller: free full-size Inkcredible Eyeliner in Blackbird with any $35 Laura Geller purchase ($22 value)
  • LORAC: free deluxe Porefection Mattifying Face Primer with any $25 LORAC purchase
  • Marc Jacobs: free umbrella with any Marc Jacobs Large Spray purchase
  • Marc Jacobs (ONLINE ONLY): free mini tote with any Marc Jacobs Daisy, Daisy Dream, or Eau So Fresh large spray purchase
  • Mario Badescu: free packet Aloe Moisturizer with any Mario Badescu purchase
  • Matrix: free deluxe Biolage Sugar Shine Scrub with any Matrix purchase
  • Meaningful Beauty Cindy Crawford: free Wrinkle Smoothing Capsules with any Meaningful Beauty Cindy Crawford purchase
  • Neutrogena: free deluxe Moisture Smooth Lip Stick with any $15 Neutrogena cosmetics purchase
  • Nioxin: free 10.1 oz. Nioxin cleanser of your choice with purchase of Nioxin Night Density Rescue
  • Obliphica: free mini Seaberry Hair Serum with any $30 Obliphica purchase
  • Peter Thomas Roth: free deluxe Irish Moor Mask with any $40 Peter Thomas Roth purchase
  • Perricone MD: free packet Face Finishing Moisturizer with any Perricone MD purchase
  • Philosophy: free 6-piece gift with any $50 Philosophy skincare, color, or fragrance purchase
  • Philosophy (ONLINE ONLY): free 3-piece Amazing Grace gift with any $50 Amazing Grace purchase
  • Physicians Formula: free gold cosmetic bag with any $15 Physicians Formula purchase
  • Pur Cosmetics: free deluxe Illuminate & Glow Primer with any $35 Pure Cosmetics purchase ($20 value)
  • Pureology: free tote bag with any $40 Pureology purchase
  • Ralph Lauren: free quilted tote bag with any Ralph Lauren Romance, Midnight Romance, or Tender Romance large spray purchase
  • Skyn Iceland: free deluxe Hydro Cool Firming Eye Gel with any Skyn Iceland purchase
  • Smashbox: free To Go Sized Photo Op Eyeshadow Trio, Photo Finish Lid Primer, and Hydrating Under Eye Primer with any $35 Smashbox purchase
  • Soap & Glory: free travel size Sugar Crush Hand Food with any $20 Soap & Glory purchase
  • St. Tropez: free mini Self Tan Express Bronzing Mousse with any $20 St. Tropez purchase
  • Stila: free deluxe Stay All Day Liquid Lip in Beso with any $35 Stila purchase
  • Strivectin: free 5-piece gift with any $89 Strivectin purchase
  • Tarte: free limited edition makeup bag and Hybrid Gel Foundation sample card with any $30 Tarte purchase
  • Thierry Mugler: free deluxe mini Angel with any $80 Angel purchase
  • Too Faced: free 3-piece gift (deluxe Love Flush Blush in Love Hangover, deluxe Better Than Sex Mascara and deluxe Hangover Primer) with any $35 Too Faced purchase
  • Urban Decay: free deluxe Perversion Mascara and deluxe All Nighter Setting Spray with any $35 Urban Decay purchase

For all other regular deals going on this week, please see Ulta ads on homepage HERE.

The following drugstore sale highlights are valid from 3/13/16 - 3/19/16.
The info below 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 may vary from region to region. Also, you may live in an area that does not participate in national sales. If you do not see these sales in your area, check with your local store manager for more details.
  • Buy any 2 L'Oreal eye, foundation, powder, concealer, or lip cosmetics get $5 Extra Bucks (limit 3, excludes clearance)
  • Buy any 2 Maybelline eye, lip, foundation, powder, blush, or concealer cosmetics get $5 Extra Bucks (limit 3, excludes clearance)
  • Buy any 2 Nivea lip care products get $2 Extra Bucks plus get an additional $2 off your purchase with the CVS Mobile App (limit 1; see ad for more info)
  • Buy any 2 Garnier skincare products get $5 Extra Bucks (limit 1, excludes clearance)
  • Buy any 2 OPI nail polishes or treatments get $3 Extra Bucks (limit 3)
  • Spend $10 on any Sally Hansen cosmetics or nail get $5 Extra Bucks (limit 3, excludes clearance)
  • Spend $12 on any Almay cosmetics get $4 Extra Bucks (limit 6, excludes clearance)
  • Spend $20 on any Burt's Bees products get $5 Extra Bucks (limit 1, excludes trial/travel sizes)
  • BOGO1/2OFF all Milani cosmetics
  • BOGO1/2OFF all Rimmel cosmetics 
  • BOGO1/2OFF all Revlon cosmetics or beauty tools
  • BOGO1/2OFF all Neutrogena products (skincare, cosmetics, etc.) plus get an additional $2 off your purchase with the CVS Mobile App (see ad for more info)
  • View full ad HERE for additional sales and deals.

  • 40% off all Wet n Wild cosmetics
  • 40% off all Rimmel cosmetics
  • 40% off all Physicians Formula face cosmetics
  • 40% off all Almay face cosmetics
  • 25% off all L'Oreal skincare, sun care and sunless products and BOGO1/2OFF all L'Oreal cosmetics; spend $30 on any of these products get 1000 points (limit 2 on points offer)
  • BOGOFREE all got2b, Mane 'n Tail, or Hask haircare
  • BOGO1/2OFF all Revlon eye, lip and face cosmetics (excludes clearance)
  • BOGO1/2OFF all CoverGirl cosmetics (excludes clearance)
  • View full ad HERE for additional sales and deals.

  • Month-long promotion in-store and online (valid now through 4/2): Buy any 2 haircare products get 1 free (you can mix and match between all brands and products, including hair color. Not valid on Phyto or Oscar Blandi products online)
  • 40% off Rimmel foundation, primer, concealer, blush, powder, and lip cosmetics
  • 40% off Lumene skincare
  • 40% off Merlot skincare
  • Select Maybelline foundations, primers, concealers, blushes and powders on sale for $6/$8/$10 each (see ad for more info)
  • BOGO1/2OFF Revlon cosmetics or Eterna 27 Cream; buy 2 get 1000 points (excludes mascara)
  • BOGO1/2OFF Neutrogena cosmetics
  • BOGO1/2OFF Wet n Wild cosmetics
  • BOGO1/2OFF CoverGirl cosmetics
  • BOGO1/2OFF Maybelline lip and eye cosmetics
  • BOGO1/2OFF L'Oreal foundation, primer, concealer, blush, and powder cosmetics 
  • View full ad HERE for additional sales and deals.

  • Click here for printable beauty coupons. 
  • Click here for printable beauty coupons. 
  • Click here for Smartsource printable beauty coupons.
  • Click here for printable P&G beauty coupons.
  • Click here for printable beauty coupons (redeemable only at Target). For additional Target coupons, sign up for Target Cartwheel.

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


  1. Wow G! This blog post is intense. Thanks so much for taking your time to do this! I feel like I should be paying a subscription for your blog, you have saved me so much money and continue to save me tons of money :)

    1. OMG, thank you so much, girlie! Lol! It was pretty intense around here while I was putting it together (I may or may not have said, "Don't bother me right now!" to Mr. G...) but I'm so happy I can help save you some $$$ on your beauty purchases! xo

    2. OMG G! glitcity is offering a good deal for Origins $30 off your total purchase of $80 or more at, you just have to RSVP as usual like the clarins deal! :) Can these deals stop, I need to save money for med school lol :)

  2. I really don't know if I need anything, but that's because I am not familiar with any of those products. None.

    So, is there anything any of you consider to be your HG on Ulta's list? Do I neeeeeeed any of it?

    1. Today's deals are both amazing. The Bye Bye pores setting powder is great for setting the under eye and entire face!!! Best part is, if you buy and don't like, Ulta offers a full refund!!

    2. The Tarte mascara. If you have an oily face/tzone the Mally Beauty face defender. The Ulta exfoliating scrub in lavender & berries is amazing.

  3. Wow! That is a crazy amount of info you compiled!!!! Thanks so much! I hope I can find the Almay blush with the stars! I don't figure to hit the Ulta sale until next week so my goal is Almay! Thanks again G! Xo

  4. Thank you so much G! what you do is amazing, thank you so much! <# Have a great week :)

  5. Thank you KenKen!! Just got my code! I loooove origins.

  6. Was going to say NYX is 30% off at but also it appears that anything on is 25% off today (3/14)!

  7. It looks like the 30% off deal is actually for NYX lip products only. Still a good find, though!

  8. G! Weren't you going to cut down on the volume of info you were going to include in these roundups, for your own sanity?? Seriously, you do NOT need to list every GWP with an attached link and everything--let your readers do some of the legwork! I'm scared that this way lies burnout. =/

  9. Does anyone have a full Rimmel display at their local Walgreens? I feel like mine is super tiny - only some mascaras and eyeliners :(


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