Sunday, December 5, 2010


and possible BIG moneymaker!
One of the RA stores I shopped this morning had alot of Revlon cosmetics on clearance for 75% off. I tested it with (2) fingernail polish, for which I had a $3.00 coupon, and it gave me the $4.00 +UPs!!

Reg $8.99 = $2.24 (Mascara)
Reg $7.99 = $1.99 (Lipstick)
Reg $6.99 = $1.74 (Lip gloss)
Reg $4.79 = $1.19 (nail polish)

Because I knew I could use multiple RAq's at this store, I bought (7) nail polishes and a bunch of other stuff to take my total up to/over $25.00, and I used $5/$25 and (7) $3.00 RA nail care wellness q's.
(I actually got more than I needed to because - wouldn't be me if I didn't - I misfigured my numbers. Blah)

$29.97 total for all makeup
-$5/$25 RAq
- 3.00 Revlon nail polish RAq x 7
Used $3.00 +UPs

Total $0.97 + 1.75 tax = $2.72 oop
Rec'd $4.00 Revlon x 9 = $36.00

Final Total $30.28 profit!

Even if your store won't let you use the $3.00 nail q's, you still should be able to get at least FREE makeup and some profit:
$1.19 nail polish x 2 = $2.38
Get $4.00 +UP = $1.62 profit!

If you can use (1) $3.00 RAq, get a nail polish and something like mascara:
$1.19 + $2.24 - $3.00 = $0.43 oop
Get $4.00 +UPs = $3.57 profit


Navy_Frugalista said...

Looks like I need to go back to Rite Aid tonight when the husband gets home!! I wish my Rite Aid didnt suck so much and actually tagged the items that were on clearance...instead I am going to have to go up to the register with a cart of make up and ask them to price check every single thing!! Oh well

Melissa said...

Ugh, I hate that.

Be sure and keep a check at SD, they are starting to post some Colors/UPCs of the clearance nail polish, and I'm sure someone will figure out the other stuff soon, too.
(And also to find out if RA somehow puts stop to the deal.)