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I didn't see any thread or forum related to this, so I figured I would start one and someone can move it if there's a better place for it.   whistling.gif   Haha!

 

I went to Walgreen's today and cashed in on their BOGO 50% off of Revlon Colorstay because I have wanted to try their foundation.  I got a foundation, a primer, and an eye shadow plus a couple of other things, and when I checked out, I got a coupon with my receipt that said my purchase had made me eligible for a Walgreen's Beauty Sample Box.  It said that after Jan. 11, 2013, I could go to their website and put in my promo code and redeem my box.  I've never come across this when shopping at Walgreen's so I was really curious if anyone else has ever gotten this or if it's a new thing, and if so, I'd be curious to see if it's a standardized sample box.  Either way, I plan to get it (who doesn't love free stuff???) and I'll try my hardest to post a pic when I get it in case anyone else is interested.

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Ohh. I heard of the box when I was looking at a couponing website

 

"Participating beauty products include: Cosmetic Bags, Dental Needs (Toothpaste, Floss, Rinse), Cosmetic Appliances, Mouthwash, Nail Art, Toothbrush, Hair Appliances, Nail, Hair Color, Hair Needs (Elastics, Ties, Ribbons), Implements, Hair Styling, Acne, Multicultural Hair Care, Face Cream, Shampoo/conditioner, Hand Lotion, Deodorants, Electric Razor, Suncare, Hair Tonic, Eye Makeup, Razor Blades, Facial Cosmetics, Cosmetic Lip Items (Lipstick, Lipgloss, Lipstain, Lip Butter), Bath Soap/bodywash, Mens Fragrances, Womens Fragrances."

http://happymoneysaver.com/walgreens-free-beauty-sample-box-when-you-spend-30-on-participating-beauty-products-scenario/

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LOL I know Karrie from Happy Money Saver. Such a sweet lady.

 

So the Walgreens box is like how Target did it.

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I just wasn't sure, but I always get the little ones from Target when I catch them.  I was just all excited because I like free stuff...lol   And I'm super excited to try the Revlon Colorstay foundation.  I've heard so many good things about it and have yet to find one that I really like.  I'm hoping I love it because it's a good price!

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Originally Posted by zadidoll View Post

 

LOL I know Karrie from Happy Money Saver. Such a sweet lady.

 

So the Walgreens box is like how Target did it.

Target had something like this?

 

The girl who used to live in my apartment got a box mailed to her from Target that was full of coupons, shampoo, some tampons/pads, and a mascara. That would make sense...

 

I kinda want a walgreens box although its hard for me to spend that much money when I'm trying to coupon my way through 2013. Whoops.

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They did last year, one of their bags could only be obtained if you purchased certain products which triggered a code on the receipt however no one knew exactly what triggered the promo code. It was a pain in the rear and people complained about it because when people asked Target more about it no one would say what triggered the code. Eventually Target did aware with the free bags with samples.

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Yep, a friend told me about this in the end of December. There wasn't anything I was particularly interested in, so I passed.

 

http://www.discoverbeautywithin.com/

 

Looks like they're temporarily out of boxes though... bummer, it would've been nice to see at least what was in them. I think there were supposed to be coupons as well.

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Originally Posted by beautymadn3ss View Post

 

What did you get in it? :) Pictures please :D

I didnt the actual box yet just the code. It says I cant enter it till tomorrow. i will for sure let you know when i get it

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If anyone has a code for this, don't forget that today is the first day you can redeem it!  I did mine first thing this morning, as I'm impatient...lol  

From what I read on the site this morning, this time they are doing them from today (1/11/13) to 1/25.  The trigger for the code is buying $30 or more of beauty products when you have a Walgreen's savings card, just in case anyone wanted to know.  I couldn't find anything showing past samples though, which I was kind of hoping for just to get an idea.  I'm not expecting anything too exciting but I do love my samples...lol

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Wow, they are already gone - it says they will have a new box in March.
are you sure they are already gone? when I went to enter my code the welcome page said they were gone but I clicked though to the links in the how to page and got to the spot where I could enter my code.

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FYI everyone this promotion is going on again ( I hear it all day long at work LOL) I spent 30 dollars today and got my code and redeemed online. They had 5-6 options for boxes including a baby themed one and a man themed one. The one I'm getting is called "Glamour" It started March 1 and there were still boxes left so hopefully they have more this time? 

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