Many of you have probably heard discussions of make up being on clearance at CVS. You may have thought it wasn’t worth the time to head up there. If I told you could save hundreds a year on your make up, would you believe me? Well, you definitely can! I have been shopping the CVS Make Up Clearance for quite some time, they do it a couple times a year and I am able to score awesome deals for very little out of pocket.
What I like about CVS is that they accept mfg. coupons and store coupons on their clearance. The only time the don’t accept a coupon is when it has the little clearance price sticker that shows an actual clearance price (at that point, they have removed the sku from the computers and they have no way to get paid from the mfg. for the coupon redemption). PLUS, they are not wacky colors like Mimi would wear on the Drew Carey Show – LOL. I buy mascara, eye liner, eye shadow, blush and on and on – Even beauty tools!
This video is from my last CVS Make Up Haul – I didn’t get as much stuff, but I usually try to only buy make up that is 75% off to maximize my savings. I made a current video but it didn’t turn out great so I took a picture of what I got this time and it is shown above (nail polish missing because little girls are polishing their nails)!
If you haven’t checked out the Coupon Divas NEW Coupon Database then I recommend doing so. It will save you so much time locating all the best coupons. I used it to put together the list of coupons below that you may be able to use on your CVS make up buys.
Make Up Coupons Available:
$1/1 Maybelline New York Mascara 1/9/2011 RP Insert (exp 3/9/2011)
$2/1 Maybelline Lip Product 12/5/2010 RP Insert (exp 1/15/2011)
$1/1 Maybelline Lip Color All You Dec 2010 (exp 2/19/2011)
$2/1 Maybelline Lip Color Printable
Almay CVS Store Coupon – Check the Coupon Center before shopping. One day I got a coupon for $3 Off Almay
$2/1 L’Oreal Cosmetic Face Product 1/2/2011 RP Insert (exp 2/27/2011)
$5/2 L’Oreal Cosmetic Face Product 1/2/2011 RP Insert (exp 2/27/2011)
$3/2 L’Oreal Paris Products
$2/1 L’Oreal Lash Boosting Serum or Power System 12/12/2010 RP Insert (exp 3/6/2011)
$2/1 L’Oreal Paris Eye 12/12/2010 RP Insert (exp 3/6/2011)
$2/1 L’Oreal Cosmetic Face Product 11/14/2010 RP Insert (exp 2/6/2011)
$2 L’Oreal Eye Cosmetic Product
$2/1 Neutrogena Face Makeup 1/9/2011 SS Insert (exp 2/2/2011)
$1/1 Neutrogena Lip or Eye Makeup 1/9/2011 SS Insert (exp 2/2/2011)
$3/1 Neutrogena Cosmetics All You Dec 2010 (exp 2/1/2011)
Physicians Formula – Check Coupon Center before shopping. Some have been lucky enough to get a $10 Off purchase coupon – NICE!
$1/1 Cover Girl Product 12/26/2010 P&G Insert (exp 1/31/2011)
$2.50/2 Cover Girl Product 12/26/2010 P&G Insert (exp 1/31/2011)
What did I get?
(1) Almay Eye Shadow Trio $2.19
(3) L’Oreal Hip Eye Shadow Duo $2.19 ea.
(1) L’Oreal Eye Liner $2.47
(3) La Cross Nail Clippers $.49 ea.
(1) La Cross Nail and Cuticle Clippers $2.49
(2) La Cross Tweezers $1.25 ea.
(1) La Cross Cuticle Scissors w/ bonus Clipper $2.12
(1) La Cross Comfort Tweezer $1.99
(1) Revlon Mascara $2.82
(1) Rimmel Quad Eye Shadow $1.95
(1) Rimmel Trio Eye Shadow $1.62
(4) Sally Beauty Color Quick Nail Polish Pens $2.62 ea.
(1) Almay Pressed Powder $3.69
(2) Physician’s Formula Concealers $1.39 ea.
23 items in all – I used a bunch of mfg. coupons and store coupons that came from the Coupon Center PLUS I had a gift card I received for $25 (which I got from a CVS coupon promo for filling a $5 prescription). If I deduct the coupons and $20 of the gift card (which was free money) – I actually paid less than $5 for EVERYTHING!