Deals Of The Day / BLACK FRIDAY

"CONFESSIONS OF A SHOPAHOLIC"

Isla Fisher

Ph: Robert Zuckerman

© Touchstone Pictures and Jerry Bruckheimer, Inc.  All Rights Reserved.

"CONFESSIONS OF A SHOPAHOLIC" Isla Fisher Ph: Robert Zuckerman © Touchstone Pictures and Jerry Bruckheimer, Inc.  All Rights Reserved.

As promised I’m back with a round up of all the deals I’ve found online as well as some gifting chatter, I’ve almost finished my Christmas shopping now so I thought I’d share some of the ideas I’ve found along the way and the cheapest places you can find the items. So first of all, here are all the deals for all the stores I know of.. as always please share in the comments!

Topshop – 50% off certain items

Coggles – 30% off site wide with code BLACKFRIDAY

Kate Spade – 20% off with code GIFT20

Feel Unique – 15%off with code BLACKFRIDAY15

Beauty Crowd – Various Sale Offers

ASOS – 20% off site wide with code CYBER

Very Exclusive – 25% off selected brands

Urban Outfitters – Upto 50% off everything

Very – Hourly deals as well as 20% off Ugg, Converse, Superdry..

Selfridges – 20% off with code SELFCCE

Debenhams – Various offers

Liberty – 20% off everything INCLUDING beauty!

House Of Fraser – Up to 50% off site wide

John Lewis – Never knowingly undersold, so in theory they will always be cheapest!

There are absolutely loads of deals, the list could go on and on but I picked out my favourite stores and some I thought you’d be interested in. From a gift perspective here are some deals that aren’t to be missed:

HP Stream 11 from £129 – having already bought this I’m kicking myself that it’s been reduced by a further £50!

Ugg Slippers  £56 – There are a few to choose from but the=is is the cheapest price I’ve found, GREAT gift!

Cambridge Satchel Mini Pushlock £39 – 40% off and again I’m kicking myself because I ordered some gifts from them on Tuesday!!

Samsung Galaxy Tag £119.99 – Excellent price and something my daughter has and find super simple to use

Again I could go on but I don’t want to risk giving the game away to all of my gift recipients! One thing that IS worth mentioning is security. This isn’t something I’ve ever been aware of in the past and especially not when I’m buying gifts but anything that connects to your computer could be putting you at risk without the right protection. According to Intel Security The most hackable gifts are Smartphones and Tablets, Drones and Camera-enabled Devices, Children’s Gadgets and Smartwatches and Fitness Trackers. I certainly have never been concerned about attaching my camera or childs toy into my computer for fear of malware but apparently it happens. Here’s their advice:

Tips for protecting yourself this Christmas: People may think they aren’t at risk of hackers breaking into such gadgets like a smartwatch or child’s gadget, but the reality is that hackers can install malware on a computer that the device connects to, getting into a user’s mobile device which houses personal data.

  • Bluetooth beware: Smart gadgets are often controlled by a Bluetooth connection via a smartphone. Many devices have a Bluetooth pairing password with a default of 0000 or 1234, allowing attackers to pair with them and take control. When Bluetooth is not needed, switch it off.
  • Cover all bases: Many smart gifts are controlled by other devices, be that a smartphone or a tablet. Protecting all these devices means that all doors to hackers are closed. Protect devices by pairing a comprehensive security solution with regular device updates.

Protect your personal data: Making sure operating systems are up to update with the latest versions and not downloading apps from an untrusted source, are other ways you can keep cybercriminals at bay this Christmas. Sometimes it takes a long time for an operating system to be patched for a new vulnerability therefore it is important to install a cross device security service such McAfee LiveSafe™ that can protect all devices, data and identity

And there we were thinking the scariest thing about Christmas presents was braving the crowds to shop for them!! I hope you’ve all managed to get everything on your lists in the sales today but if not  don’t worry.. they’re on ’til Monday!

Happy Shopping!

Miss BB

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Black Friday at Look Fantastic

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IMG_6877There will be several discount posts today, I’m sure your feed will be totally bombarded from every angle but I got a sneak peek at the offers from Look Fantastic so this post could go up super early! I’m an annual boxing day sales shopper but from what I’ve seen online I don’t think I’d fancy braving the crowds on Black Friday.. thank god for online shopping! And thank God for sales BEFORE Christmas!! I’ve already bought a chunk of my presents but I’ve left certain items until today just to be sure they wont go on sale.. including some beauty items. Whether it be luxury beauty, hair tool or gift sets there’s always an absolute bargain to be had on Black Friday. Look Fantastic have a site wide 20% Off with code LFBLACK (minor exclusions apply) as well as 3 for 2 (mix and match) across multiple ranges and additional offers..

3 for 2 on Tangle Teezer / Top Pick: Purple Crush
3 for 2 on GlamGlow / Top Pick: Youth Mud shown above
Eve Lom Cleanser / Top Pick: EXCLUSIVE 450ml Cleanser worth £250.00 – buy now for £140.00
3 for 2 on Amazing Cosmetics Worlds Best Concealer
3 for 2 on La Roche Posay / Top Pick: Effaclar K Daily Moisturiser
3 for 2 on Real Techniques / Top Pick: Miracle Complexion Sponge

You can shop the entire sale online here and I’ll be back later today (when I’m awake) with more!
 *All offers will be live 00.01am 27th of November throughout Cyber Weekend & expire 11.59pm Cyber Monday *

Miss BB

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Twelve Days Of Nails

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IMG_6703Not strictly an advent calendar but come on.. it has the doors and everything! This 12 Days of Nails variety set from Avon is a super cute gift but could definitely be used as an advent for yourself too.. and you know you’re getting a full sized polis behind every door. I think painting your nails every other day is doable AND 3 of them are actually top coats so TECHNICALLY you have 9 colours and 3 opportunities to experiment! I’ve swatched every colour below and the top coat effect polishes over the black for the best possible contrast..

Avon 12 Days Nail KitI’ve spoken about Avon nail colours at length before, only positively, however these are a bit of a mixed bag. There are some real stand outs I wouldn’t hesitate to recommend (Envy being at the top of that list) and some (Cosmic Blue, I’m looking at you) very sheer formula’s that still work but need a couple of extra coats. Overall it’s an excellent set, the RRP is £55 but if you spend more than £10 online you can get it for £18 which is an absolute bargain whether it’s a gift or not, that’s £1.50 per polish!!

For reference here are the shades in swatch order – Left (top-bottom) – Magic Effects Matte Top Coat / Gel Finish in Sterling / Gel Finish in Envy / Magic Effects in Shatter / Middle – (top-bottom) – Nailwear Pro+ in Cosmic Blue / Nailwear Pro+ in Coral Reef / Magic Effects in Fringe / Gel Finish in Roses Are Red / Right (top-bottom) – Gel Finish in Limoncello / Nailwear Pro+ in Licorice / Gel Finish in Dazzle Pink / Gel Finish in Purpleicious

Buy the Nail Selection box online here

Miss BB

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