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Bath and Body Works Black Friday 2013

It’s time to shop for the friend or family member who loves to feel pampered – the Bath and Both Works Black Friday 2013 ad is finally here! The single-page ad specifically focuses on this year’s much-anticipated version of the store’s VIP bag – a reusable tote filled with seven bath and body items in all different fragrances. Whether you intend to divvy up the items as stocking stuffers, give the bag and its contents as a single, special larger gift, or maybe keep it as a treat for yourself, you’ll find an exciting collection of heavenly-scented products.

Bath and Body Works Black Friday Ad Scan

Bath and Body Works Best Black Friday Deals 2013

The Bath and Body Works VIP bag includes seven items whose total value is over $100! Here are the products you’ll find in this year’s VIP bag:

  • Forever Midnight Body Cream
  • Japanese Cherry Blossom Shea and Vitamin E Body Lotion
  • Aromatherapy Eucalyptus Spearmint Body Wash & Foam Bath
  • Fresh Sparkling Snow Gentle Foaming Handsoap
  • Champagne Toast Mini Candle
  • Forever Red Mini Eau de Parfum
  • Gauze Sponge

While the VIP bag steals the limelight somewhat, this ad also includes some one-day-only specials on a few choice items.

Friday only

  • Buttercream Mint Candle: $10
  • 2-Pack Wallflowers Refills: Price not listed
  • The Forever Collection Eau de Parfum Bundle: $12 or Free with any Forever Collection 2.5oz EDP purchase
Saturday only
  • Velvet Sugar Preview: The exact “special price” of this item isn’t revealed in the ad scan.
Sunday only
  • The Forever Collection Mini Fine Fragrance Mist: $10 each
No word yet on what types of other deals shoppers can expect to find at Bath and Body Works this Black Friday, but based on the items found in the VIP bag, we think you can expect to see sales on an outstanding variety of fragrant treats!

Best Bath and Body Works Black Friday Deals from 2012

Bath and Body Works has us following our noses straight to the Black Friday savings every holiday season. By now, we’ve come to expect their amazing ensemble of lotions, candles, bath products and makeup accessories conveniently assembled in an affordable holiday tote. Last year’s V.I.P. tote offered 7 items, which had a combined retail value of over $100.  The items included:

  • Cashmere Glow Body Lotion
  • Cashmere Glow Shower Gel
  • Paris Men’s Shower Gel
  • Paris Amour Body Lotion
  • Sparkling Pink Champagne Anti-Bacterial Foaming Hand Soap
  • Body Sponge
  • 1.3 oz. Mini Candle in Cranberry Bellini

Like 2011’s tote, you could snag the $20 deal after spending $40 on other items. This total is easily achievable with Bath and Body Works’ highly coveted, heavenly-scented items. Yet, it’s worth considering whether or not you need to spend $60 to get what you need in the first place.

Each tote has progressively increased in quality, but the number of items in the tote has steadily diminished. Considering the fact that Bath and Body works has let consumers stack their coupons (just for Black Friday!) in the past, it might be more appealing to shoot for savings instead.

For those shoppers looking to buy their own custom collection of separate items, Bath and Body Works has historically offered coupons perfect for smaller purchases. Coupons in 2011 offered $10 off of $30 purchases, buy one item at $15- get the second free, and a solid 20% of off entire purchases. This easily added up to wonderful bargains for the savvy holiday season shoppers out there.

It’s worth noting that in 2011, Bath and Body Works also promoted savings for social media lovers. They offered $25 dollar gift cards to all customers that posted their Bath and Body Works purchases on Facebook or Twitter. For 10 hours straight, one lucky customer received the gift card per hour. Not bad. Especially considering we all post pics of our holiday gifts anyway!

To compare how Bath and Body Works’ savings fared compared to last year, make sure check to out last year’s ad scan. For similar Black Friday savings, check out our Victoria’s Secret and Target pages as well. Happy holidays!

Bath and Body Works Black Friday Store Hours

Bath and Body Works’ Friday 2013 store hours and all of your other favorite stores’ opening hours can be found at our Black Friday Store Hours page.