As much as I love to spend a little of my disposable income on beauty products, skincare and beauty can really take its toll on the old wallet and bank balance. Even for drugstore devotees, ‘affordable’ makeup is no longer really that affordable, and with the demand and price tags seemingly ever-increasing in the beauty world, I thought it’d be helpful to share a few tips & tricks for how to, like myself, rarely ever pay the full whack for your lotions and potions!
All beauty.com is an under the radar beauty discount gem – I no longer aimlessly peruse the department stores, because I know that there’s a strong likelihood of me finding a better deal and saving some pennies on all beauty. The now cult classic Giorgio Armani Luminous Silk Foundation is £36 instead of the usual £40, Tom Ford’s Velvet Orchid Eau De Parfum currently has 20% off, and there’s up to 30% off Clinique and Clarins skincare!
eBay & amazon in lieu of Boots or superdrug – it goes without saying that, particularly on eBay, you have to be a savvy shopper and only shop with legitimate sellers selling unused and fabulously bargainous unopened cosmetics. As a case in point, this lovely seller is currently offering the Revlon Colorburst Lip Balms in a range of different shades starting at just £3.50, and the L’Oreal Nude Magique Cushion Foundation for just £7.90!
Honey – this is a Google Chrome extension, that is all kinds of genius and a hallelujah-inducing invention for beauty lovers! All you have to do is download the app, shop online as usual, and your icon will turn orange and a number will appear; this number is notifying you of how many coupon/discount codes are currently available for that website/product!
Subscribe to email lists – though the constant influx of email notifications may be slightly annoying, it’s well worth subscribing to email lists on your fave beauty shopping sites as they are generous and often with their discount codes, deals and offers!
Hope this was helpful! Do you have any more tips to add to the list? Lemme know! Jess x