This Reader Scored 15 CVS Beauty Items For Under $5 (Time To Restock Your Lipstick!)

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A Happy Friday reader CVS lipstick and beauty haul

This reader restocked her beauty collection thanks to triple-stacking CVS deals. 💄

Christmas may be behind us, but the stores are still dishing out some major deals!

This week’s Happy Friday reader, Suzanne, triple-stacked offers to score tons of lip products for less than $5 out of pocket. She even scooped up some cheap cookies too!

Here’s how Suzanne combined beauty deals and coupons to score a rock bottom price on a new makeup collection!

“It’s a great time to score super inexpensive lipstick at CVS! Right now, CVS seems to be turning over their cosmetic inventory and as a result, many items have 40 and 50% off yellow stickers on them.”

CVS savings submitted by a Happy Friday reader

“These items still count toward ECB deals. As you know, Extra Care members have the option of adding coupons to their card (loyalty account)… and lately they’ve had several make-up coupon offers, including Revlon, Maybelline, Covergirl and L’Oreal.

THEN, you can stack that with the general $1-2 off coupons they offer (these normally have a short expiration window).  So it’s a triple stack: 40-50% off + cosmetic manufacturer coupon + CVS dollar off store coupon.”

Happy Friday reader CVS shopping haul of makeup and beauty products

 “In the past few weeks I have purchased 11 lipsticks, 3 liners and one box of cookies (Gold Emblem Raspberry & Crème cookies) for less than $5 total out of pocket (over the course of two weeks). The cookies were on sale and I had a Gold Emblem $2 off coupon in my account!

This deal is NOT tied to a sale date. Get out there while there is still inventory. All types of makeup was discounted but I found mostly lipsticks in abundance.”

That’s a steal of a deal, Suzanne! 🙌

Wow! You really got a lot of bang for your buck, Suzanne! Thanks to your savvy shopping and clever coupon stacking, you scored 15 items for less than half the cost of one regular-priced lipstick!

Thank you for letting us know about the current sale on lipstick and other beauty items. If your fellow readers are hoping to add to their makeup collection, now is a smart time for them to shop!

a stack of CVS baskets in-store

Want to learn more about saving at CVS?

The popular retailer offers several ways to help you save. First, make sure to check out our post on the CVS Weekly Ad where we love to call attention to the current best deals. It’s important to note that starting in 2024, the CVS weekly ad will come out every two weeks instead of every week.

We also recommend that you sign up for a free ExtraCare account as members get all sorts of fantastic perks:

  • 2% back in ExtraBucks Rewards every time you shop
  • $3 in ExtraBucks Rewards for your birthday
  • Score weekly ad prices with your ExtraCare card
  • Earn up to $50 in ExtraBucks Rewards when you fill prescriptions or receive flu shots

If CVS is your main pharmacy, it might be beneficial to sign up for CarePass. This membership costs $5 a month and in return, you get 20% off CVS Health brand products, free same-day prescription delivery, free 1-2 day shipping on orders of $5.49 or more, 24/7 access to a pharmacist helpline, a $10 monthly promo reward, and more.

Lastly, review our CVS Store Guide for more savings tips and check out our CVS Coupons page for a round-up of the best recent offers.

Thank you, Suzanne! 💛

Your tip came at the perfect time. Many of us want to start 2024 feeling our best and that may include restocking our personal care items.

We really appreciate you writing in to alert us to the beauty deals and CVS lipstick sale. It was helpful to have you walk us through how you stacked various offers to get the best price/ We’re so impressed you spent less than $5 for 15 items! That’s a deal that, for many of us, is just too good to pass up!

Thanks again, Suzanne! Wishing you and yours a wonderful new year! 🎉


Do you have a great deal or clearance find to share?! 🎙 Every Friday, we post one submission by a Hip2Save reader (view past submissions) that gives us a glimpse into their frugal lifestyle or simply makes us smile.

If you’d like to submit your tip, visit our Happy Friday section and either click the orange Share Your Deal button at the top or scroll to the very bottom of the page to fill out your information. For the best odds of having your submission picked, check out our Happy Friday tips post!

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