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Sunday, November 11, 2012

The Weekly Drugstore Makeup Sales (11/11 - 11/17)

This week's printable beauty coupons, drugstore sales, news & tidbits...

If you're still looking for the Wet n Wild Limited Edition 8-pans, please check out the interactive sightings map here. I approved over 40 new markers in the past two days, so it's definitely starting to show up in more retail locations if you haven't been able to find them in the past several weeks. (And thanks so very much to all of you who have contributed to that map; you have no idea how many readers you've helped to locate these palettes!)
If you're going to use any of these coupons this week at your local drugstores, remember that you can combine them with rewards deals for even better savings (coupons are deducted AFTER you have met the rewards threshold, not before). And as of September 1st, Dollar Tree now accepts manufacturer's coupons, which can mean FREE (or close to it) products.
Click here to access the following coupons:
  • $2.25 off one Optimum Salon haircare or Dark & Lovely haircare item
  • $1 off Vaseline Intensive Rescue Body Lotion
  • $2 off any Monistat product when you buy any 1 Monistat product (I know a lot of you use Monistat Anti-Chafing Gel as primer so I thought I'd mention this one)
Click here to access the following printable coupons:
  • $1 off any L'Oreal nail color (includes Diamond Collection shades)
  • $1 off any Rimmel eye cosmetic
  • $1 off any L'Oreal lip cosmetic
  • $1.50 off any 2 Garnier shampoos, conditioners or treatments
  • $1 off any L'Oreal skincare item
  • $3 off any two Sebamed products (valid only at CVS) 
  • and more...
Click here to access the following printable coupons:
  • $2 off Garnier moisturizer product
  • $1 off Garnier moisturizer product (includes BB Cream)
  • $1.50 off any Burt's Bees body lotion or hand care product
  • $3 off Nivea Q10
  • $0.75 off one Garnier shampoo, conditioner or treatment 
  • $1.50 off any 2 Garnier shampoos, conditioners or treatments
  • $1 off any Garnier styling product 
  • $1 off any Pond's Luminous Clean product
  • $1 off any Maybelline Expert Wear Eyeshadow
  • $1 off any Tone body wash
  • $1 off ImPRESS nails
  • $1.50 off 2 Skintimate shave gels or cremes
  • Buy 1 Schick HydroSilk refill get 1 Schick HydroSilk razor FREE
  • and more...
TARGET-ONLY COUPONS (click here to access):
  • $2 off Almay Smart Shade cosmetic item
  • $1 off Almay intense i-color cosmetic item
  • $1 off Almay eye makeup remover
  • $2 off Sonia Kashuk cosmetic item
  • $1 off Up & Up facial skincare item


CVS shoppers: It's funny because whenever Milani goes on sale at CVS (like it is this week--see details  below) I hear from people who are shocked and think it's the first time CVS has ever run a sale on Milani. I'm not quite sure why that is, but CVS regularly runs  BOGO1/2OFF sales and Extra Bucks deals on Milani; in case you can't take advantage of the sale this week, don't worry, there WILL be another! There's also a BOGO1/2OFF sale on Wet n Wild this week (if you live in a region where CVS carries WnW; if not, then your CVS carries NYC, which is also BOGO1/2OFF this week). And for those of you who love Not Your Mother's haircare, all products are BOGOFREE this week.
Rite Aid shoppers: For all of my fellow Nutella-heads on Twitter, this one's for you: Nutella is on sale for $2.99 this week! Back to beauty: we've got not one, but two 40% off sales this week. The first is on all NYC products (which would make the polish I recommended in my Five Buck Friday post just $0.59) and the second is on most Physicians Formula face products (details below). Plus, when you spend $15 on those PF products (after the 40% discount) you'll get $5 back in +UP (limit 2, which means you can do this twice or spend $30 all at once and get $10+UP).  And don't forget that the November Video Values coupons are up (unless otherwise specified, you can stack those coupons with any manufacturer's coupons you may have).

Walgreens shoppers: I need your help this week, Walgreens shoppers: I spotted a gift-with-purchase basket at the beauty counter of a local Walgreens the other day and it included lots of skincare/haircare samples, a deluxe mini Softsoap body wash and I think a few other things. The sign above the basket said "Free with qualifying $40 beauty purchase." If any of you know more about this gift-with-purchase, such as what you have to buy in order to qualify, please share in the comments (and thank you!). The Holiday 2012 Coupon Book is now available in stores. Click here to find out what's inside. Also, the November Coupon Booklet is now available in stores (click here to see what's in this month's booklet). And just a reminder that if you're looking for the limited edition Wet n Wild 8-pans, nail polishes or glosses, look for the Best in Show display at your local Walgreens (and check the interactive sightings map). And if you see the Wet n Wild Beauty Ambassador display, please leave a comment/tweet me a pic/share with me on Facebook. I'd love to know if you spot it!

SALES FOR WEEK OF 11/11 - 11/17

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 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. 

  • Spend $10 on any Milani cosmetics get $3 Extra Bucks (limit 1, excludes clearance)
  • Spend $10 on any Revlon cosmetics or beauty tools get $4 Extra Bucks (limit 1, excludes clearance)
  • Spend $12 on any L'Oreal cosmetics get $3 Extra Bucks (limit 2, excludes clearance)
  • Nicole by OPI nail color $7 (regularly $7.99) 
  • Nivea lip care 3/$6 
  • BOGO1/2OFF all Wet n Wild cosmetics
  • BOGO1/2OFF all NYC cosmetics
  • BOGO1/2OFF all Sally Hansen cosmetics and nail colors
  • BOGO1/2OFF all Almay cosmetics
  • BOGO1/2OFF CoverGirl foundation, powder, blush, concealer or lip cosmetics (limit 6)
  • BOGOFREE Not Your Mother's haircare (excludes trial/travel sizes)
  • BOGOFREE Perfect Scents Impressions fragrances
  • BOGOFREE Irish Spring 2-3pk bar soap, Softsoap liquid hand soap or refills
  • BOGO1/2OFF Simple skincare
  • BOGO1/2OFF Organix haircare and body care and FX haircare
  • BOGO1/2OFF John Frieda haircare
  • BOGO1/2OFF Axe body spray or deodorant
  • BOGO1/2OFF Pantene haircare
  • BOGO1/2OFF Gold Bond lotion, cream, foot powder or first aid products
  • Buy 2 Nivea body wash, scrub or lotions get $5 Extra Bucks (limit 1, excludes travel/trial sizes)
  • L'Oreal Golden Balm or Revitalift Deep Set Wrinkle $14.99
  • Olay Complete or Age Defying lotion, cream or eye gel or 2-in-1 cloths $9.99 with $1 Extra Bucks (limit 1, excludes clearance)
  • Olay Daily Facial Cloths or cleaners $3.99
  • Turbie Twists 2/$9.99
  • Head & Shoulders shampoo or conditioner 2/$10 
  • Aussie or Herbal Essences haircare 2/$5.97 with $1 Extra Bucks (limit 1) 
  • Dove or Caress body wash 2/$6
  • Vaseline lotions $4.99
  • Axe shower gel, shampoo or conditioner 2/$9 with $3 Extra Bucks (limit 1, excludes clearance)
  • Buy any DermaSilk product get $10 Extra Bucks (limit 1, excludes trial/clearance)
  • All Gillette Venus or ProFusion ProGlide razors $9.99 with $4 Extra Bucks (limit 1, excludes clearance)
  • Suave deodorants $1
  • Suave Keratin, Almond Shea Butter or Men's shampoos or conditioners 2/$6
  • Suave Professionals, Kid's or stylers 2/$4
  • 40% off all NYC cosmetics
  • 40% off all Physicians Formula foundation, powder, blush or bronzers; spend $15 get $5+UP (limit 2)
  • Spend $12 on any Maybelline face or lip cosmetics get $4+UP (limit 1)
  • BOGO1/2OFF all Rimmel cosmetics; spend $15 get $5+UP (limit 2)
  • BOGO1/2OFF all L'Oreal cosmetics
  • BOGO1/2OFF all Almay cosmetics; spend $10 get get $4+UP (limit 2)
  • BOGO1/2OFF Revlon cosmetics and beauty tools; spend $10 get get $4+UP (limit 2)
  • BOGO1/2OFF CoverGirl Clean, Simply Ageless and Trublend makeup
  • BOGO1/2OFF Rite Aid Renewal facial cleansers and moisturizers (includes Rite Aid Renewal BB Cream)
  • BOGO1/2OFF Gold Bond skin, bath, first aid or foot care
  • Spend $9 on any Parfums de Coeur Designer Imposter body sprays or BOD body sprays get $4+UP (limit 2)
  • Fragrance gift sets with retail value $21.99 on sale for $19.99 with $5+UP (limit 2)
  • Spend $20 on any Nexxus haircare get $10+UP (limit 2)
  • Spend $20 on any American Crew, Chi, Rusk, or Sebastian haircare get $10+UP (limit 2)
  • Garnier shampoo, conditioner (25+oz) or treatments, Nutrisse or Herbashine hair color $5.99 each
  • Revlon Colorsilk hair color 2/$6 with $1+UP (limit 3)
  • Pond's towelettes or cold cream, Dove bar soap 4-pk or body wash or Vaseline Intensive Care lotion 2/$11 with $3+UP (limit 2)
  • All Nivea men's or women's skincare $5.99 each
  • Spend $15 on any Neutrogena skincare, bath care or men's shaving get $5+UP (limit 2)
  • Dove shampoo, conditioner, hairspray or mousse 2/$6
NOTE: all weekly sales are now only valid if you have a Balance Rewards Card. Click here for more info--you can sign up in-store or online. Extra points offers are in green.

  • BOGO1/2OFF L'Oreal eye, lip and nail cosmetics
  • BOGO1/2OFF Sally Hansen Insta-Dri, Diamond Strength or Magnetic nail colors or Salon Effects
  • BOGO1/2OFF all Maybelline cosmetics
  • BOGO1/2OFF all Neutrogena lip or eye cosmetics (buy 2 get 2,000 points)
  • BOGO1/2OFF all Revlon cosmetics and beauty tools (buy 2 get 2,000 points)
  • BOGO1/2OFF all CoverGirl cosmetics (spend $20 get 3,000 points)
  • Blistex lip care 0.15 oz or .25 oz $1 each
  • New Pantene Expert Collection shampoos or conditioners $8.99; BOGO1/2OFF select Tampax, Always, Pantene, Old Spice, Olay, Secret, Crest, Oral-B and Gillette personal care products; Olay Total Effects skincare $18.99; Olay Skin Regenerist care or kits $22.99; select Duracell batteries $6.49 (spend $20 on any of these products get 3,000 points)
  • 20% off L'Oreal skincare (excludes Sublime sun and bronze)
  • 20% off Caress or Dove body wash, 1-8pk Caress, Dove or Lever 2000 bar soap (spend $15 on any of these products get 5,000 point)
  • Garnier haircare 3/$10 (buy 3 get 1,000 points)
  • Select Softsoap and Irish Spring products 2/$7 (buy 2 get 500 points)
  • L'Oreal Feria or Healthy Look Creme hair color $7.99 (buy 2 get 1,000 points)
  • Select Scunci hair accessories $2.99 with $2 Register Rewards
  • Select Gold Bond skincare products $6.99
  • TRESemme haircare 4/$15 (spend $15 get  3,000 points)
  • BOGOFREE Dial body wash or bar soap 8-pks
  • BOGOFREE Speed Stick or Lady Speed Stick
  • BOGOFREE Nivea body washes
  • BOGO1/2OFF Garnier skincare
  • BOGO1/2OFF Simple skincare
  • BOGO1/2OFF Pond's skincare
  • BOGO1/2OFF Vaseline lotion, aloe gel, Lip Therapy or petroleum jelly
  • BOGO1/2OFF St. Ives lotions or cleaners
  • BOGO1/2OFF Garnier hair color
(week-long sales not printed in the weekly circular)
  • Studio 35 Beauty professional beauty tools 25% off
  • John Frieda Precision Foam hair color $11.99
  • Studio 35 Beauty or Walgreens brand anti-puff eye roller $8.99
  • Studio 35 Beauty or Walgreens brand firming skincare $12.49
  • Dove haircare 2/$6
  • Head & Shoulders shampoo or conditioner 2/$10 + $1 off in-store coupon = 2/$9 (buy 2 get 1,000 points)
  • Select fragrances $10 off
  • $2 off Neosporin Essentials products (buy 2 get 5,000 points)


  1. Regarding the Milani sale.. I tried out one of the shadoweyez pencils (the brown one)yesterday on my waterline.. and it was amazing. No irritation, smooth as silk, and did not budge an inch all day. If you are looking for brown, champagne, or white for WL.. give it a try.

    I finally found an LE display for the WnW 8 pans.. and they were cleaned out. There were only 2 of each palette in the display.. the only display in town. NOT COOL WnW/Walgreens!!

  2. And don't forget that there are lots of products on "Last Chance" in Walgreens! :D

  3. For the CVS Revlon sale, the limit is actually six

  4. I was in Walgreens on Saturday evening and I happened to see the sale tags under the Wet n Wild products say that the BOGO1/2OFF for items $1.99 and up goes until December 1! I haven't been in again since then to see if they're still up, but when I stop in today I'll have a look =]

  5. There was a Loreal coupon in yesterday's newspaper for nail polish and face cosmetics here in NJ

  6. The physicians formula sale was so great, I got a bronzer 40% off about $13, and my bronzer had a $3 off coupon attached to it which I combined at the register! All in all, I think I paid about $5 for a $13 bronzer!!

  7. Each Rite Aid is different, but I picked up a mascara from NYC's Halloween display that was 75 percent off, and the one I visited had a decent selection of those Kiss Halloween manicures and some of the funky fake eyelashes.

  8. Regarding the Walgreens spend $20 on any of these products get 3,000 points sale I got an unexpected awesome deal Saturday night. In my Walgreens Covergirl is part of the spend 20 get 3K pts sale and CG's new nail polish is part of it and I had tried it last week and the formula is AMAZING. So I asked the cosmetics girl if they had any other coupons and she did. So I picked 4 colors (to reach the 20 dollar mark) and she said they were ringing up buy one get one FREE! After I paid the register printed another 3 dollar off coupon AND I got credit for the points twice, 6000 points added to my account. So I grabbed one of each color in the new line. In the end I paid just under 20 dollars (dollar broken on my keyboard sorry) for the entire new line of polishes! Will make great stocking stuffers!

  9. If anyone is planning on buying cosmetics gift sets at Rite Aid, you might want to wait until Sunday 11/18. All Christmas Cosmetic Gift Sets are Get back $5 +UP Reward when you spend $15.00, limit 2.

  10. I've seen the Beauty Ambassador display at my local Walgreens (right next to the Berkeley campus) for a couple weeks!

  11. I found a Beauty Ambassador stand at my Walgreens in Cambridge, MA!


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