Beauty Bargains du Jour!

Posted by Lipglossiping On June - 27 - 2012

It’s not that I mean to be a bitch, I really don’t.  It’s just that I’m on a spending ban and this time I really mean it – you see, we’re about to move house and furnish it from top to bottom.  Paul says that furnishing it with makeup doesn’t count and despite my protestations, we have to buy proper grown-up shit, like cookers n stuff.  It’s to this end that I’ve been on a strict no-buy for almost a week.  I know! I can’t believe my dedication either.

Let me tell you though… right now, it’s 01.15am and I’ve just had a cup of tea and half a Boost bar and I’m feeling pretty invincible.  I could whip out the debit card in less time than it would take me to hide the chocolate wrapper and I could buy all this stuff *sweeps arm across browser window*.  But I mustn’t.  I promised that I wouldn’t buy anything except the bathroom essentials for at least a month, so I’m going to do a bit of enabling instead.  It’s ok, I know you can handle it.

This is what I would have probably, definitely, most likely bought this week, had I been allowed.  It’s always the bargains that test my lame-arsed resolve.

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01: Costume National Scent Intense 100ml (sale price £26.10 / original price £87.00, 70% off)

02: Rodial Rehab Scented Candle (sale price £10.00 / original price £45.00, 78% off)

03: Vita Liberata Silken Mousse Set (sale price £14.70 / original price £49.00, 70% off)

04: Ionika Zebra Mini Straighteners – other styles available (sale price £4.00 / original price £9.99, 60% off)

05: RapidLash (sale price £21.00 / original price £41.00, 50% off)

06: La Prairie Life Threads Platinum Eau de Parfum Spray 50ml (sale price £37.00 / original price £74.00, 50% off)

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You see what I’m missing out on? SCREW YOU NO-BUY!


5 Responses to “Beauty Bargains du Jour!”

  1. Anette says:

    You had a spending ban whilst I had a spending spree..bought the new L’oreal Revita Lift Laser Renew serum and cream and a few other pieces, but I also had a £10 gift card so it didn’t break my bank! It was some time since I spent this much in one go and it felt good!
    Bought Marie Claire today and it had a free nail varnish, Ciate in bon bon and will try it later and see how it looks…
    Hope you get your flat in order soon so you can start spending again!! :)

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  2. liloo says:

    omg so so so tempted by the rapidlash. must be strong x

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  3. Janie says:

    I did it! I bought the RapidLash.
    I’m currently signed up on a month’s trial to Amazon Prime, so it is coming FOR FREE TOMORROW. Yes, tomorrow I get my grubby trotters on it.

    Thanks Charlotte, you’re a doll :-)
    Let’s hope it works. I have 366 days until my wedding day.

    xx

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  4. mary says:

    This is agony….now the Spacenk sale is up too!….with Rococo polishes down to 6.00 , Caudalie face cream 11.00, the PIN Diptyque candle 19.00, the Rodial Bath and body set 15.00, Laura Mercier bath and body duos 15.00.

    I have to restrain myself too….only last week I bought Keiko Mecheri Iris d’Argent and Prada Cuir d’Ambre as well as received my Amarya beauty box.

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  5. mary says:

    By the way, I already have Costume National Scent intense….it’s wonderful :-)

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