Monday, August 15, 2016

The Weekly Drugstore Makeup Sales 8/14 - 8/20 (New Ulta Freebies)

Multiple freebies at Ulta this week (details below) and some good deals at CVS at Walgreens:

At CVS, spend $12 on any Physicians Formula cosmetics and get $8 back in Extra Bucks (limit 1).

At Walgreens, 40% off all Sally Hansen nail color.

The rest of this week's drugstore deals are below, as usual.

ALL ULTA MEMBERS: Now through 8/20, Members get 2X points and Platinum members get 3X points on ALL purchases (in-store and online). To activate this offer, sign in to your Ulta account and to go your "My Rewards" tab. You'll need to activate before you make a purchase in order to get your points.

  • FREE WITH ANY ONLINE ORDER: add this travel size Redken Triple Take Extreme High Hold Hairspray to your cart and once you add anything else to your cart, the price will drop from $10 to FREE.
  • FREE WITH ANY $50+ ORDER (possibly a one-day-only freebie for 8/18): add this 3-piece Estee Lauder Sampler to your cart and once you have at least $50 worth of other merchandise in your cart, the price will drop from $50 to FREE. 
  • FREE WITH SELECT $21.50 ULTA BEAUTY PURCHASE: now through 8/28 when you spend at least $21.50 on any of the Ulta Beauty products on THIS PAGE, you will receive this FREE 13-piece gift (two bag options; floral or purple) which also comes with a coupon for a future Ulta Beauty purchase. After you have added enough qualifying items to your cart, go to checkout and you will see a drop-down option that will allow you to select which bag you want. Limit 1 13-piece gift per customer.
  • Online or in-store: use this coupon for $3.50 off any $15 non-prestige purchases
  • Online only: use code 308920 for $3.50 off any $10 non-prestige purchases

    • See all current sale items HERE
    • See all gifts-with-purchase HERE
    • See this week's ad HERE

    The following drugstore sale highlights are valid from 8/14/16 - 8/20/16
    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.
    • B2G1FREE all NYX cosmetics 
    • B3G2FREE all false eyelashes or artificial nails (excludes glue)
    • Spend $12 on any Physicians Formula cosmetics get $8 Extra Bucks (limit 1, excludes trial/travel and clearance)
    • 2/$3 all Pop*arazzi nail (excludes kits)
    • Spend $10 on any Sally Hansen cosmetics or nail get $5 Extra Bucks (limit 3, excludes clearance)
    • Spend $15 on any e.l.f. cosmetics get $5 Extra Bucks (limit 3, excludes clearance)
    • Spend $15 on any L'Oreal eye or lip cosmetics get $5 Extra Bucks (limit 3, excludes clearance)
    • Buy any 2 Neutrogena cosmetics get $6 Extra Bucks (limit 3, excludes Skin Clearing)
    • Buy 2 select Garnier cleansers (includes Micellar Waters) get $5 Extra Bucks (limit 1)
    • Buy any 2 Maybelline cosmetics get $5 Extra Bucks (limit 3, excludes clearance)
    • BOGOFREE Renpure Cleansing Conditioner 16 oz.
    • BOGOFREE Caress body washes and select bar soaps
    • B2G1FREE all CVS brand haircare
    • BOGO1/2OFF all Rimmel cosmetics 
    • BOGO1/2OFF all Revlon cosmetics
    • BOGO1/2OFF all Almay cosmetics
    • View full ad HERE for additional sales and deals.

    • In-ad coupon (in this week's Rite Aid ad available in-store): $4 off $10 Revlon beauty tools purchase
    • Buy 1 get 1 75% off all Physicians Formula face and eye cosmetics
    • BOGOFREE (mix and match) all Batiste, Marc Anthony, OGX and Salon Grafix haircare
    • Spend $15 on any Burt's Bees lip, skin, bath, or baby get 300 points (limit 2)
    • BOGO1/2OFF (mix and match) all Bonne Bell, Jesse's Girl, and Julie G products; buy 2 get 100 points (limit 2 on points offer)
    • BOGO1/2OFF all Revlon face, lip and nail cosmetics; buy 3 get 400 points (limit 2 on points offer)
    • BOGO1/2OFF all Sally Hansen cosmetics, nail, wax, bleach, and hair removers (excludes Miracle Gel duos)
    • BOGO1/2OFF all Rimmel cosmetics
    • BOGO1/2OFF all L'Oreal cosmetics
    • BOGO1/2OFF all CoverGirl cosmetics
    • BOGO1/12OFF all Almay face cosmetics and makeup removers
    • View full ad HERE for additional sales and deals.

    • Walgreens August Coupon Book available in-store (free). Click here to view all coupons in this month's book. Remember that you can combine these coupons with any applicable sales this week and also stack these coupons with any manufacturer's coupons you may have, for additional savings.
    • Now through 8/20, receive 5x points when you spend $10+ in-store or online (to active in-store, look for the barcode on the front page of this week's ad and have the cashier scan it.) 
    • 40% off all Sally Hansen nail color
    • Revlon Colorstay Gel Envy nail colors $5.99; buy 1 get $2 Register Rewards
    • $6.99 each: select L'Oreal lip and eye cosmetics and Visible Lift cosmetics; buy 2 get 3000 points
    • Yardley bar soaps $0.69
    • BOGOFREE Conair or John Frieda hair styling accessories or brushes 
    • BOGO1/2OFF CoverGirl cosmetics
    • BOGO1/2OFF Maybelline eye and lip cosmetics (excludes Great Lash)
    • BOGO1/2OFF Almay cosmetics; buy 2 get 2000 points
    • BOGO1/2OFF Revlon cosmetics or beauty tools; buy 2 get 2000 points (excludes Colorstay nail and Super Lustrous lip)
    • 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. G, just like you predicted, tons of clearance on, including the Barbie set you covered a while ago, the Covergirl matte BB cream, L'Oreal clay masks, elf, NYX, Yes To, OPI, Physicians Forumla, DermaBlend, etc.

    2. Hey G, I sent you emails yesterday and today of new Sinful Colors and Jordana collections and more at my local Walgreens. I hope you got them and can use some of the info/images. It's, correct? Anyway, thanks for all that you do!

    3. It would be great if you could do a post of your favorite Ulta filler items. Its hard for me to get to 15.00 in store, especially when combined with a b1g1 50% off sale. I got 2 of the new NYX color illuminating sticks in store and it came to 11.98. I was roaming around trying to find something for 3.02. I finally found a bag of 50 large cotton rounds for 3.49. I remember when the coupons used to work on clearance items, no more. My Ulta had Zoya naked in the tan color for 2.97.

    4. Thank you very much for your weekly posting!

      For anyone wanting to try the new L'Oreal mud masks there are two coupons for this product: $2 off from Target and $2 off from manufacture. My understanding is that Target lets customers use one manufacture and one target coupon for the same product. :D


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