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Drugstore deals, Aug. 18-24

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Triangle drugstores are offering several good deals this week. Among the highlights:

At CVS, there are nice deals on Coke brand 2 liters, Mitchum deodorants, Infusium23 hair care, Arm & Hammer spinbrushes and Burt's Bee's lip shimmer.

At Rite Aid, pick up two FREE school supplies with an in-ad coupon, along with Pepsi brand 12-packs for $2.50 each -- no coupon or deal required! There are also discounted gift card deals available.

At Walgreens, be sure to check out the school supply deals, especially the free 5-pack of Bic highlighters. Milk is $2.99 per gallon and there are also nice deals on Pepsi 12-packs -- no coupons needed.

Keep reading for the very best of the deals offered at CVS, Rite Aid and Walgreens this week -- with coupons and without.

Need a refresher on couponing at drugstores in North Carolina?
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Click HERE to read more about using SavingStar's digital coupons.

At CVS:

Note: Check CVS.com for an occasional store coupon and be sure to scan your loyalty card at the price check machine for store coupons than can be used along with manufacturer coupons.

Coke brand 2 liter: 99 cents. Limit 5.
.25/1 in-store kiosk coupon. Limit 1 coupon.
= 74 cents.

Mitchum or Mitchum for Women: $1.99
$1/1 8/18 SS
= 99 cents.

Infusium 23 or Pert Plus 2-in-1 (10.2-25.4 oz.): 2/$10
$4 Extra Bucks on 2. Limit 1 deal.
$2/1 Infusium 23 8/18 SS
$1/1 Pert 8/18 SS
= as low as $1 each for the Infusium.

Spend $15 on Burt's Bees, Get $5 Extra Bucks. Limit 1 deal.
$2/1 lip gloss printable coupon on N&O's Find N Save
$2/1 lip gloss printable coupon on Burt's Bees Facebook page
$2/1 acne wash printable coupon on Burt's Bees Facebook page
Deal idea:
Buy three lip shimmers @$4.99 each and use three coupons
After rewards and coupons = $3.97.
That's $1.32 each. Great deal.

Spend $15 on Hershey's bagged candies, Get $3 Extra Buck Rewards. Limit 1 deal.
Hershey's Kisses, Reese's Miniatures or Snack Size, Kit Kat (10.5-15 oz.): 3/$8
$1/3 8/18 SS
Deal idea:
Buy six bags = $16
After rewards and two $1/3 coupons = $11.
That's $1.83 cents per bag. Not the best deal but if you have expiring Extra Bucks to spend, you might want to go ahead and purchase for Halloween.

Arm & Hammer Spinbrush or Tooth Tunes: $5.99
$2 Extra Bucks on 1. Limit 2 deals.
$2/1 printable coupon on ArmandHammer.com
$1/1 8/18 SS
= $1.99. Think ahead toward the holidays. This would make a fun stocking stuffer.

Spend $15 on select Dove, Degree, Caress, Lever or Simple products, Get $5 Extra Bucks. Limit 1 deal.
There are lots of coupons available right now on these products, including a high-value $2/1 on Simple products from the 7/28 RP2
Deal idea:
Buy two Simple products @$7.99 each and use two $2/1 coupons
= $3.50 each after rewards and coupons.

Spend $20 on Charmin, Bounty, Duracell, Puffs or Gain dish liquid, Get $5 Extra Bucks. Coupon match-ups:
Puffs tissues (48-96 count): 99 cents
.25/3 7/28 P&G
= 91 cents each.
Charmin (9 big or 12 double rolls): $5.99
.25/1 7/28 P&G
= $5.74.
Bounty 6-pack: $5.99
.25/1 7/28 P&G
= $5.74.
Duracell batteries (2-8 pack): $6.99
.75/1 7/28 P&G
= $6.24.
Deal idea:
Buy three Charmin and and three Puffs = $20.95
After four coupons and rewards = $14.95
That's like paying $4.99 per package of toilet paper and getting three boxes of Puffs free. Once again, not the best deal but worthwhile if you have expiring Extra Bucks to spend.

Spend $10 on select CVS health and beauty items, Get $3 Extra Bucks. Or, spend $20 and Get $10 Extra Bucks. Limit $10.

School supply deals:

Spend $20 on select school supplies and school-related items, Get a free $5 CVS gift card. Limit 2 deals. Bic pens and pencils, Ziploc and Hefty bags, Lysol wipes, Smuckers jam and Jif peanut butter are among the qualifying products, many of which have coupons to lower your out-of-pocket expense.

Spend $10 on Sharpie, Paper Mate or Profile, Get $3 Extra Bucks. LImit 1 deal.

No coupons required:

CVS vitamins (select): BOGO. LImit 6.

At Rite Aid:

Note: Print Rite Aid store coupons at http://riteaid.adperk.com/. Remember, you must first watch a short commercial before you're allowed to print these coupons. Limit 1 of each coupon per month.

Crayola 8-count crayons or 12-count chalk, Avery Big Tabs or 5-pack poly tabs, Mead composition books, paper portfolios, Rite Aid rubber bands, highlighters or reusable envelopes, key chain sharpener, jumbo book cover or pencil pouch: 2/$1
$1/2 in-ad coupon
= 2 FREE! One per customer.

Mentos gum bottles: 2/$4
$1 +UP Rewards on 2
$1/1 8/4 SS
= 50 cents each.

Kleenex tissue (60-100 count), Niagra spray starch, Ajax dish liquid (14 oz.), Scott toilet paper single roll or Glade Aerosol (8 oz.): 5/$6
$2 +UP Rewards on 5. Limit 2 deals.
.50/3 Kleenex 8/11 SS
= 70 cents each.

Select grocery items, including Jell-O pudding, Domino brown or confectioner sugar, Hunt's Snack Packs and Kraft Mac & Cheese: 10/$10
$2 +UP Rewards on 10
= 80 cents each.
Note: This could be a better deal if the new flavors of Kraft Mac & Cheese ($1/2 7/28 SS1) are included.

Pert Plus shampoo (13.5 oz.): $1.99
$1/1 Pert 8/18 SS
= 99 cents.

Gillette Venus razor: $6.99
$2 +UP Rewards on 1. Limit 2.
$3/1 8/11 RP
= $1.99.

7UP brand 12-packs: 3/$10.98
$3 +UP Rewards on 3. Limit 2 deals.
= $2.66 each.

Arm & Hammer Spinbrush or Tooth Tunes: $6.99
$3 +UP Rewards on 1. Limit 2 deals.
$2/1 printable coupon on ArmandHammer.com
$1/1 8/18 SS
= $1.99. Think ahead toward the holidays. This would make a fun stocking stuffer.

Spend $8 on Conair and Scunci hair brushes, combs, rollers and accessories, Get $4 +UP Rewards. Limit 2 deals.

Spend $25 on iTunes gift cards, Get $5 +UP Rewards. Limit 2 deals.

Spend $25 on select retailer gift cards (Bass Pro Shops, Sears and Kohl's cards are pictured in ad), Get $5 +UP Rewards. Limit 2 deals.

Spend $15 on American Greetings products, GEt $3 +UP Rewards. Limit 2 deals.
$1/3 printable coupon on http://corporate.americangreetings.com/

Spend $20 on Huggies brand diapers and various feminine hygiene products, Get $6 +UP Rewards. Limit 2 deals.
There are $3/1 and .50/1 coupons on Huggies and Huggies Wipes in the 8/18 SS to lower your out-of-pocket expense.

School supply deals:

Crayola 8-count crayons or 12-count chalk, Avery Big Tabs or 5-pack poly tabs, Mead composition books, paper portfolios, Rite Aid rubber bands, highlighters or reusable envelopes, key chain sharpener, jumbo book cover or pencil pouch: 2/$1
$1/2 in-ad coupon
= 2 FREE! One per customer.

Backpacks or totes: BOGO.

No coupons required:

Powerade (32 oz.): 79 cents.

Simplify 2 liter soda: 88 cents.

Simplify (6-pack 16.9 oz. bottle) water: 88 cents.

Pepsi brand 2 liters: 99 cents.

Pepsi brand 12-packs: $2.50! Nice price.

Xtra laundry detergent (39-50 loads): $1.97. Good price.

Rite Aid vitamins and supplements (select): BOGO.

Rite Aid pain medicines (select): BOGO.

At Walgreens:

Note: Find store coupons in monthly coupon booklets near the store entrance and printed inside Sunday's circulars in The N&O.

Grand openings at new Raleigh and Kinston stores: If you live near the new store at Fayetteville Road and Ten Ten in Raleigh or the new Kinston on West Vernon Avenue, you may have received a coupon for $3 off a $10 purchase on the outside of your Walgreens circular.

Bic Briteliner Highlighter 5-pack: 79 cents with in-ad coupon. Limit 3.
$1/1 8/4 SS
= FREE!

Nestle singles candy: 2/$1 with in-ad coupon. Limit 6.
BOGO Skinny Cow 7/28 RP1
Nestle Crunch single or Girl Scout candy bar, Buy 3, Get 1 Free, up to $1.09 8/4 SS
= as low as 25 cents each.

Nice! salt or baking soda: 2/$1 with in-ad coupon. Limit 4.

Nice! seasonings: 79 cents with in-ad coupon. LImit 4.

Mitchum or Mitchum for Women: $1.99
$1/1 8/18 SS
= 99 cents.

U by Kotex maxi pads (14-18 count): $3.99
$2/1 in-store coupon booklet
$1/2 8/18 SS
= $1.49 each wyb 2.

Quaker 1-minute oats (42 oz.) or instant oatmeal 10-pack: 2/$5
$1/2 8/4 RP2
= $2 each.

Finish dishwasher products (10-20 count): 2/$7
$1 Balance Rewards on 2.
.75/1 and .50/1 coupons in the 8/18 SS
= as low as $2.25 each after rewards and two .75/1 coupons.

School supply deals:
Check inside the Sunday circualr for a full page of in-store coupons on school supplies.

Bic Briteliner Highlighter 5-pack: 79 cents with in-ad coupon. Limit 3.
$1/1 8/4 SS
= FREE!

Wooden ruler, plastic protractor: 19 cents with in-ad coupon. LImit 6.

Mini highlighters: 19 cents with in-ad coupon. Limit 3.

2-pocket prong folders: 5/$1 with in-ad coupon. Limit 5.

Eraser caps 15-pack or 2-count pink: 3/$1 with in-ad coupon. Limit 3.

Paper clips (100 count): 39 cents with in-ad coupon. Limit 3.

Sharpie marker: 39 cents.

Wexford index cards (70-100 count): 39 cents.

No. 2 pencils 8-pack: 39 cents.

Paper Mate mechanical pencils 5-pack: 49 cents.

Sheet protectors 10-pack: 49 cents.

5-tab dividers: 49 cents.

No coupons required:

Milk: $2.99 per gallon! Great price. Limit 2.

Pepsi brand 2 liters: $1 each wyb 4.

Pepsi brand 12-packs: $2.50.

Foster Grant or Walgreens reader glasses: BOGO.

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