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Bargain Boutique Make-Up Range

Now you know we love a palette in this blog, they're great value and can save you a fortune. This make-up set isn't exactly a palette but it's actually slightly better. It's a full face for £15. The Boutique Party Edit Kit (Sainsbury's) contains a bronze eyeshadow palette, blusher, lip gloss, bronzer and nail polish. It's a great little pack for taking to work if you're going out festive partying straight from the office. Or perhaps a gift for a make-lover in your life - either way, ...

Festive Nails For £2.50

For an instant Christmas makeover, these nail wraps come top of our 'I'm too busy looking after everyone else' list. They're delightfully festive, take a couple of minutes to apply, and guaranteed they'll make you smile every time you look at your nails. From House of Fraser - you may have seen them on the Christmas TV advert - each pack has four pages of stickers, with a total of 90 tiny stick-ons. They're currently reduced from £5 to a bargain £2.50 - we can't do the sums, but that ...

Bargain Beauty Box From No7

Another brilliant bargain from Boots, this big gift box full of No7 best-sellers is half-price this week. It's down from £75 to £37, with the offer online from today, and in stores from Wednesday. The offer lasts for one week. Called the No7 Ultimate Collection, it has skincare, bodycare and cosmetics, and really is a great buy. It includes Protect & Perfect Intense Advanced Day Cream, Protect & Perfect Intense Advanced Night Cream, Beautiful Skin Blissful Body Wash, Beautiful ...

Liquid Gold …

I believe that bathrooms should be a place to showcase some of your loveliest products. Not necessarily to impress others, but for the sheer joy of looking at a beautiful bottle or a pretty product. And this is definitely one for displaying. This M&S Opulence Bath Elixir, £12.50 (marksandspencer.com) is like a big bottle of molten gold. The bottle is smooth and tactile, and the liquid shimmers like something precious. It also smells pretty special - of warming orange and ginger, with ...

A Little Handbag Jewel

If there was ever a perfect lip balm for Christmas, this is it. Those clever people at Balmi have launched this Roseberry version of its best-selling lip balm, £4.99 (River Island) encased in a rose gold pyramid. The attraction of Balmi is two-fold - the balms look fabulous and fit perfectly into the tiniest handbag or pocket, and they're also a joy to apply. They're designed so that you purse your lips together, swipe the balm across and bingo! You have moisturised lips in a fraction of ...

The Secret to a Festive Glow …

Today's glittery offering is this beautiful new powder from Bourjois. Illuminating Java Rice Powder, £9.99 (feelunique.com) is a limited edition version of the Bourjois rice powder first launched in 1879. Amazingly, this little pot of glow powder has stood the test of time and the original version is still a huge seller. This updated version has shimmery pigments all the way through it, so it sets make-up, stops oily patches popping through and also adds a subtle shimmer that catches the ...

Save £33.50 on Skincare

I don't know about you, but I like to treat myself when I'm buying gifts for other people - it makes it all the more pleasurable, I find. And one of my favourite gifts to me is a big boxed set of new skincare. I'm not picky about always using 'matching' products, but it is nice to get a full range, as you're more likely to get the full benefits from the products if you use everything together. Which is why I'm particularly taken with this Merumaya Moisture Marvels Gift Set, which is just ...

Free Juicy Couture Backpack

All this month, The Perfume Shop is offering lots of lovely gifts when you buy perfume and aftershave. This Juicy Couture backpack - which is great quality - is free with any purchase of I Am Juicy scent, 50ml or more, from £50. There is also a lovely dusty pink leather-look Paco Rabanne handbag with the new Paco Rabanne Olympea fragrance, 50ml or larger, from £54, and an Issey Miyake men's messenger bag with any purchase of men's scent from Issey Mikaye, 50ml or larger (thefragrances...

Two Free Thai Lime And Ginger Luxuries

There's something about warm days and balmy evenings that makes exotic-scented skincare all the more sultry and delicious. Janjira is one of those ranges - it instantly transports you to far-off places. We love the Thai Lime and Ginger range, and although it's not cheap, there's a lovely free treat at the moment that makes the extra spend worthwhile. Buy any product from the range and you can choose two mini-sized products free. So if you buy Thai Lime And Ginger Shower Gel, £18 (janji...

New Skincare From Dirty Works

Dirty Works has always been a fantastic value range. Its body products are brilliant – beautifully scented, great quality and they do exactly as they promise. Now the brand has launched six new skincare products, with some little gems. Dirty Works Pure Beauty Facial Oil, £5, is the best bargain. It’s an easily-absorbed oil with antioxidant-rich ingredients including Rosehip Oil, vitamin E, Argan Oil and olive oil. A tip when using facial oil like this is to leave skin slightly damp, ...

Free Suncare At Tesco

Stocking up on suncare can cost a fortune - pop a couple of bottles of suncream, a facial SPF and an aftersun into your basket and you can be looking at well over £30. So it always pays to look out for offers on suncare, and stock up on bargains while they're available. Tesco have a great offer on at the moment - three for two on brand name products including Ambre Solaire, Piz Buin, Nivea and Hawaiian Tropic. These aren't cheap brands, but with this saving they can work out very ...

Fab Free Gift From Elemis Worth More Than £40

If you love a free gift as much as we do, this one will have you rushing out to your nearest Elemis stockist. Available when you buy two Elemis products - one to be skincare - you get five gorgeous Elemis floral face and body gifts, all inside a very high-quality white beauty case. The free products - which are worth more than £40 - include Hydra-Boost or Hydra-Balance Day Cream, British Botanical Shower Cream, Jasmine and Rose Hand and Nail Cream, Pro-Collagen Cleansing Balm and Gentle ...

Perfect Brows and Lashes for £3

We're always hearing about products that perfect brows and thicken lashes, and usually they come at a fairly hefty price. But this handy little tube from Asda does both jobs for a bargain £3. The Tamer is a two-in-one lash definer and brow tamer. It's a clear gel with a mascara wand that can be used to comb down brows and keep them in place. It can be used in place of mascara if you have false lashes or naturally dark lashes, to separate and lengthen lashes, or as a sealer on top of ...

Bubbles For An Exotic Bathtime …

We all need a little treat from time to time - and what's nicer than a beautifully-scented bubble bath? The Body Shop has a lovely range of shower gels that double as bubble bath for just £4. Choose from 14 scents including Mango, Olive, Satsuma, Strawberry and Wild Argan Oil. The scent lasts for ages, so you'll emerge from your soak smelling fragrant and feeling rejuvenated!

Bargain Beauty Sale At Asda

Look out for some great beauty deals at Asda over the next couple of weeks. These George Gel Pro Gellies nail polishes are just £2. They're quite special - scented and super-glossy, they can be worn alone for a high-gloss hint of colour, or on top of another shade to make it really intense and shiny. Strawberry Fizz is the nicest shade - a not-too-vibrant red that works perfectly on top of a bright pink or pale red. Other bargains to watch for include George BB Cream, reduced from £5 to ...