Afternoon, Thrifties! As we head into the weekend there are some good deals, sales and freebies about, so here is a round-up of a few that have caught my eye.
To the more macho readers: if handbags and make-up aren’t your things, stick it out until the end to find out about how you can get your mitts on a free PC World giftcard.
Forget designer bags, the ones from Zatchels are worth a look and I have blogged about them before. Thick leather, as hardwearing as they come and a range of dazzling colours and patterns. I always get comments when I venture out with my yellow barrel bag (above) and dayglo pink saddle bag (even if the comments about my pink bag tend
to be along the lines of, ‘OW, MY EYES ARE BLINDED’.)
Anyway, Zatchels is having a flash sale starting at 6pm TODAY, Friday 27 June 2014. Lots of bags are going to be half-price, with up to 70% off clearance items. My favourite dayglo saddle bags are already in the sale, discounted from £65 to £33, so they may go lower still…
Last time Zatchels had a half-price sale, they were swamped by orders and some customers complained about the time it took to receive their bags. So if you want to be the proud owner of a shiny new Zatchels bag, I recommend that you place your order at the beginning of the sale rather than the end. [Zatchels Flash Sale]
Boots is currently offering a good deal on Revlon make-up: £10 for any two products from its lipstick, mascara and nail polish ranges.
With this deal, it’s all about the lippy. Revlon make great lipsticks – and they usually retail for around £8 each. If you haven’t tried them before, I recommend the Color Stay range, which (unlike some competitor brands) stays on all day without turning your lips into the Sonoran Desert. I also like the Lip Butters, which go on like lip balm but last a lot longer. [Two Revlon lipsticks for £10]
Seriously, does anybody buy full-priced Body Shop products these days? Not that I’m complaining: the retailer has just launched a 40% sale, so it’s a perfect time to stock up on Christmas presents – as well as favourites such as the banana conditioner and Vitamin E night cream.
The discount code, to be entered at the checkout, is 19804. The discount also applies to products currently on sale – meaning that you can pick up a gift set such as this one, reduced from £17 to £6.60. [Body Shop Sale]
Register with the cashback site Top Cashback, and get a £10 e-gift card for Currys and PC World. Sign up here, then follow the link through to Mighty Deals (a deals website), where you can purchase a £10 gift card for £5. Once you have purchased it, Top Cashback will credit your account with £5 cashback – meaning that effectively, you get the £10 cashback for free.
If you are already signed up to Top Cashback, you can still purchase the £10 gift card for £5 from Mighty Deals. So not as good as a free £10 gift card, but a free fiver isn’t to be sniffed at, is it?
By the way, if you take up this offer, don’t forget to check out my guide to getting money off at Currys and PC World EVERY TIME.
[Top Cashback: free PC World giftcard]
I hope you all have a good weekend. I have something exciting planned for the Sunday, and I’ll be blogging about it next week. Let’s just say it involves a fairly awful dress I wore in the 1990s, upcycled into something new and beautiful… 🙂