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Monday, May 2, 2016

The Weekly Drugstore Makeup Sales (5/1 - 5/7)

CVS: 25% off all NYX cosmetics this week! Also, spend $15 on any Physicians Formula cosmetics get $10 Extra Bucks (limit 1, excludes clearance). This would be a good time to try the PF bronzer I just reviewed, if you're interested in that one. (PRO TIP: if this bronzer is $14.99 in your area, you will still receive the $10 Extra Bucks without having to spend that extra penny. You can click here for a detailed explanation of how that works). There's also a good deal on Olay skincare this week (details about that below).

Rite Aid: not much going on at Rite Aid this week but all Lumene products are 40% off. Always a great time to stock up on faves!

Walgreens: There's a nice deal going over on the Walgreens website right now (details below) which ends on 5/7. Also, the May Coupon Book is now available (free in-store). You can view all of the coupons in this month's book HERE. Don't forget that you can stack these coupons with the weekly sales and also with manufacturer's coupons, for even more savings.

The following Ulta highlights are valid now through 5/8.

  • FREE SHIPPING ON ORDERS $35+ (I do not know when this promo will expire)
  • Use code 407209 (or this coupon in-store) for $3.50 off any $15 non-prestige purchases 
  • Online only: use code 308920 for $3.50 off any $10 non-prestige purchase
  • THREE deluxe freebies with ANY online purchase (as of the time of this post). Here's how to get them: 1) Add anything to your cart on the Ulta site HERE2) CLICK HERE and add the Dr. Brandt Needles No More 3-D Filler Mask to your cart ($10 value). This deluxe sample is free with ANY purchase on the Ulta site. The price will change from $10 to free once you have anything else in your cart. 3) CLICK HERE and add the deluxe BareMinerals Lash Domination Mascara to your cart ($10 value) and THAT will also be free as long as you have anything else in your cart. 4) CLICK HERE and add the deluxe Redken Travel Size Redken Curvaceous No-Foam Cleanser to your cart ($10 value) and THAT will also be free as long as you have anything else in your cart.
  • FREE Spring Bag reversible bag + matching pouch (3 shade choices) with ANY $40 fragrance purchase.

  • See all current sale items HERE
  • See this week's ad HERE

The following drugstore sale highlights are valid from 5/1/16 - 5/7/16
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.
  • Scan your Extra Care card at the red scanner box this week for a coupon for $10 off ANY $40 skincare purchase. There is also a new P&G  rebate HERE which includes Olay ($15 back when you spend $50 on P&G products). See this week's ad for several Olay sales to combine with these offers.
  • 25% off all NYX cosmetics 
  • Spend $15 on any Physicians Formula cosmetics get $10 Extra Bucks (limit 1, excludes clearance)
  • Select Revlon nail polishes $4.99; buy 1 get $3 Extra Bucks (limit 6)
  • B2G1FREE all Pop*arazzi nail (excludes kits)
  • Garnier Whole Blends shampoos and conditioners 12.5 oz. 2/$7
  • All CoverGirl Lash Blast Mascaras $7.99 each; P&G rebate HERE
  • Buy any 2 L'Oreal cosmetics get $5 Extra Bucks (limit 3, excludes clearance)
  • Buy any 2 Maybelline cosmetics get $5 Extra Bucks (limit 3, excludes clearance)
  • Buy any 2 Sally Hansen Miracle Gels get $5 Extra Bucks (limit 2, excludes clearance; get $1 off with CVS app)
  • Spend $10 on any Almay cosmetics get $3 Extra Bucks (limit 6, excludes clearance)
  • Spend $15 on any Sally Hansen cosmetics or nail get $5 Extra Bucks (limit 3, excludes Miracle Gel)
  • Spend $20 on any Burt's Bees products get $5 Extra Bucks (limit 1, excludes trial/travel size and clearance)
  • BOGO1/2OFF all Revlon cosmetics (excludes nail)
  • BOGO1/2OFF (mix and match) all Neutrogena cosmetics, facial care, hand cream, hair care or specialty bath products (excludes trial/travel sizes)
  • BOGO1/2OFF all CoverGirl cosmetics; P&G rebate HERE (excludes Lash Blast mascaras)
  • View full ad HERE for additional sales and deals.

  • 40% off all Lumene products
  • $7.99 each: L'Oreal Butterfly Mascara, all eyeliners, True Match Liquid, Blush, and Concealer and Infallible lip gloss (excludes Brow Stylist Kits)
  • Spend $15 on any Maybelline cosmetics get 300 points (limit 1)
  • Spend $25 on any Revlon cosmetics, beauty tools, or Buttercream Hair Color get 500 points (limit 2)
  • Buy any 2 Neutrogena cosmetics get 600 points (limit 2, excludes eye makeup removers)
  • BOGO1/2OFF (mix and match) all nail color from Wet n Wild or JulieG and Rite Aid Renewal or Daylogic implements and cotton
  • BOGO1/2OFF all CoverGirl cosmetics; spend $20 on CoverGirl or other select P&G products get 500 points (limit 2, excludes clearance, see ad for more details; P&G rebate HERE)
  • BOGO1/2OFF all Almay eye and lip cosmetics; buy 2 get 300 points (limit 2)
  • BOGO1/2OFF all Rite Aid Renewal skincare and sun care products; spend $25 get 800 points (limit 2, excludes facial masks)
  • View full ad HERE for additional sales and deals.

  • Now through 5/7, receive 20% off all non-sale beauty products on the Walgreens website HERE with code 20MAMA. Free shipping on orders $35+. Don't forget that carries Soap & Glory, L.A. Girl, Black Radiance, Jesse's Girl, and many brands/products you can't always find in-store, and you can use this code with those brands. Also, this code applies to the Wonder Woman collection
  • 20% off Olay facial skincare (P&G rebate HERE)
  • 20% off Cetaphil or Excipial skincare or baby care
  • Garnier Whole Blends shampoos and conditioners 12.5 oz. 2/$7; styling products and 22 oz. shampoos and conditioners 2/$11
  • BOGO1/2OFF CoverGirl cosmetics (includes the Katy Perry LipsticksP&G rebate HERE)
  • BOGO1/2OFF Sally Hansen Miracle Gels
  • BOGO1/1OFF Rimmel mascaras and lip cosmetics
  • BOGO1/2OFF L'Oreal eye cosmetics
  • BOGO1/2OFF Revlon foundation, primer, blush, concealer, powder, eye, and lip cosmetics
  • BOGO1/2OFF Maybelline foundation, primer, blush, concealer, powder, and eye cosmetics
  • BOGO1/2OFF (mix and match) Neutrogena cosmetics, skincare, bath care, shave care, and sun care
  • 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. Thank you G! Target has a special offer until 5/7: $5 gift card with $20 purchase of select beauty or personal care items!

    I missed the 20% off sale so I'm heading to Target ASAP for this deal!

  2. Hi G! Real techniques is having 20% off everything, to celebrate their 5th birthday. Use the code : RTPARTY (valid until 5/6) :)

  3. CVS gave me a $3 off $15 coupon on any cosmetics when I scanned my card today, so I got the PF bronzer for $12 and got the $10 Extra Bucks. Good deal!

  4. If I use one of the $4 off peelies from the Butter Bronzer will that still count towards the $15 for Extra Bucks at CVS? Or is it only cash out of pocket? TY! :)

    1. It's the amount you spend before coupons.

  5. Has anyone seen the contour palette at CVS in the wild? Before I go around looking!? My usual one didn't have it.

  6. Just got back from CVS. NYX is *not* 25% (at least not in Sacramento, CA). :(

  7. Thank you for posting all the hot buys! From CVS, I picked up the Butter Bronzer and two of the new Revlon nail polishes and got back $16.00 in Extra Bucks. Woohoo!

  8. CVS online has 30% off all makeup. Great stock up time

  9. Woohoo! I picked up the Butter Bronzer using a $2 makeup product CVS coupon, $3/$15 beauty purchase, and a 30% off total purchase. It came out to $7.18, then I got $10 ECB back. It's almost like getting $3 to buy it :) Score!


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