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Monday, October 17, 2016

The Weekly Drugstore Makeup Sales (New Ulta Freebies and Hot Deals at CVS and Rite Aid)

New freebies at Ulta and so many good deals at Rite Aid and CVS this week. Not too much going on at Walgreens this this week though, but Sinful Colors polishes are 2/$3 once again, and 5x points on all in-store and online purchases of $10+. All details below.



Beauty Steals available in-store and online unless otherwise noted (Platinum Members receive free shipping when you spend at least $10 on these Beauty Steals). Clink a link below to go directly to item listing.


The following drugstore sale highlights are valid from 10/16/16 - 10/22/16
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.
  • Get $10 off your first $20+ Curbside Pickup order (click here for more info on the Curbside Pickup program)
  • BOGOFREE all MUA Makeup Academy products
  • Spend $12 on any NYX foundation, blush, concealer or powders get $6 Extra Bucks (limit 3)
  • Spend $14 on any Physicians Formula cosmetics get $10 Extra Bucks (limit 1, excludes trial/travel sizes)
  • CoverGirl LashBlast mascaras $7.99 each
  • Buy any 2 Maybelline cosmetics get $5 Extra Bucks (limit 1)
  • Spend $10 on any Almay cosmetics get $3 Extra Bucks (limit 6)
  • Spend $12 on any L'Oreal eye cosmetics get $4 Extra Bucks (limit 3)
  • Spend $15 on any NYX cosmetics get $5 Extra Bucks (limit 3, excludes foundation, blush, concealer and powders)
  • B2G1FREE all fragrance mists (excludes Perfect Scents)
  • B2G1FREE all Aveeno facial care (excludes trial/travel sizes)
  • BOGO1/2OFF all Revlon cosmetics
  • BOGO1/2OFF all CoverGirl cosmetics (excludes LashBlast mascaras)
  • View full ad HERE for additional sales and deals.

  • 40% off all Revlon cosmetics
  • 40% off all L'Oreal cosmetics
  • 40% off all L'Oreal skincare
  • 40% off all Almay cosmetics
  • All Wet n Wild products with a regular retail price of $4.99 on sale for 3/$10 (or $3.99 each)
  • Buy 1 get 1 75% off all Physicians Formula face and eye cosmetics
  • $1 off all OPI polishes and treatments
  • BOGO1/2OFF all Rite Aid Renewal and Day Logic makeup brushes, brush cleaners, cotton, nail polish removers, and implements
  • BOGO1/2OFF all CoverGirl cosmetics
  • View full ad HERE for additional sales and deals.

  • 5x Points: now through 10/22, receive 5x points on every $10+ purchase you make in-store or online. To activate in-store, ask the cashier to scan the barcode on the front page of this week's ad. To activate online, click here
  • New Walgreens Beauty Enthusiast program: Join the club HERE or in-store and receive 5000 points ($5 store credit) for every $50 you spend on beauty in-store or online at Walgreens. Also, you will receive a digital coupon via email for 20x Everyday Points when you sign up, plus your membership will also include "exclusive promotions and samples, personalized beauty profile and product picks, and pro-tips and tutorials from the experts".
  • Walgreens October Coupon Book: available in-store and online (free). Click here to view all of this month's coupons. 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.

  • Sinful Colors nail polishes 2/$3
  • ChapStick 0.15 oz. lip balms 2/$5
  • ChapStick 0.12 oz, 0.45 oz. or 3-packs 2/$6
  • BOGOFREE (mix and match) Alba Botanics, Marc Anthony, or Renpure haircare
  • BOGOFREE Dial body wash
  • BOGO1/2OFF L'Oreal cosmetics
  • BOGO1/2OFF Almay cosmetics
  • BOGO1/2OFF CoverGirl cosmetics
  • BOGO1/2OFF Revlon cosmetics or beauty tools (excludes Gel Envy nail)
  • 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 discounts, 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. Hey G! When I tried to use the code you have posted here for the $3.50 of $10 purchase, it didn't work (I tried twice). But I found the code 301980 and it worked fine. Just FYI!

    1. OMG thank you SO much, Jess! I thought that code would NEVER expire since it's been valid for months! I didn't even think to test it this week. I so appreciate you letting me know, AND providing the new code for us. You rock! Off to update my post. :)

    2. Update: Jess, I just tested the original code (308920) to see one final time if it would work for me, and it DID. I tested it with 2 NYX lip colors that added up to $13.98, and it took off the $3.50 as usual. So I'm wondering if maybe you tried to use it with products that aren't valid with codes? I would LOVE to know which products you tested code 301980 with, because if that code works with products that DON'T work with 308920, that would be awesome! Thanks so much.

  2. Are the butter glosses being discontinued? Because they seem to be discounted everywhere and they are totally sold out on the NYX website.

    1. Hum...that's interesting! I thought it was a just a multi-retailer promotion, but since you mentioned they're out of stock completely on the NYX site, now I don't know! :/

    2. I just checked Nyx's website and only a couple are sold out. Maybe, just trying to restock. They're not discounted on Nyx. I think if they were going out of stock, Nyx would have theirs discounted, too.

  3. Where can you find a rite aid? We don't have them at home or here (where I'm visiting family) 2 states away 🙁

    1. Go to and use the store locator in the upper left corner. :)

  4. I don't need anything, and yet I feel the pull to visit Rite Aid this week!

  5. I bought one of the Color Wow beauty steals, which doesn't say it's excluded from coupons, and I used a $3.50 coupon for a Beauty Steal last week (I don't remember which code I used), so I knew it wasn't because of that. When I applied the 308 code I got the error message you usually get when something is excluded or the total isn't enough, but the 301 code worked perfectly fine. Who knows!
    Also, Ulta has a new freebie you should add! A Lancome Deluxe Advanced Génifique Youth Activating Concentrate with any purchase ;)

    1. Thank you so much, Jess! That is so weird!

      Anyway, THANKS for the extra freebie link. That is awesome! Will update my post asap. xo

    2. Thank you for the 301 code Jess M! Just bought a Color Wow beauty steal and the 308 code didn't work for me, but the 301 did.

  6. I don't have either of the bonus offers :( I'm a Platinum member too. So I don't know why...

    1. I'm sorry! I wish I could figure out how they determine who gets what. It's a mystery!

  7. For the Ulta sales, are the PUR and Fiona Styles lip products priced this in stores as well as online? I think it's a good price to buy, but not with shipping.

    1. I think that both are online-only. One suggestion, if you're Platinum, would be to spend $10 on the daily Gorgeous Hair Event beauty steal, because then you'll get free shipping without having to spend $50. :)

  8. FYI, there is a second little freebie now available with any Clinique purchase, it's the Even Better Eyes dark circle corrector:

  9. I got a $10 of a single purchase for a minimum purchase of $10 off Ulta. It says it can be used once on their 20,000+ inventory.


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