The biggest sales event of the year is nearly over, but there are still plenty of beauty and skincare deals to be found on Cyber Monday.
While you may balk at the the idea of whipping people into a spending frenzy, if you're clever you can make considerable savings on your tried & trusted beauty favourites, as well as bagging a few strategic gifts ahead of the Christmas rush. All for a fraction of the recommended retail price.
To save you trawling through the net (which lets face it, only leads to buying things you really don't need) we’ve rounded up eleven of the best beauty products of all time - that just so happen to be included in the Cyber Monday sales...beat you to the tills.
15 Cyber Monday beauty products we're buying
Our Acting Beauty Director, Annabel Jones, raves about the transformational power of the facial version of this body cream, so naturally we couldn’t wait to try this. The brainchild of world-leading stem cell and biomedical scientist, Professor Augustinus Bader this treatment body cream contains a patented Trigger Factor Complex (TFC8) that ‘unlocks’ your body’s innate code for skin rejuvenation, supporting cell renewal to reduce signs of ageing and damage caused by environmental stressors. An impressive 92 per cent agree it helps to reduce the appearance of cellulite, 90 per cent agree it helps to reduce the appearance of stretch marks and 98 per cent agree skin feels firmer and more plump.
Felt tip liquid liners offer the most precise application, but not all are made equal when it comes to staying power. However, this liner doesn’t disappoint. Designed with flexible fibres that hug the curve of the lash line, this liner makes application a breeze. While the densely-pigmented black formula, dries quickly and does not budge till you double wash it off. We were mightily impressed and have no doubt you’ll be too, but hurry the Glossier 20 per cent off Black Friday and Cyber Monday sale only runs from November 29th to the December 2nd.
The Eight Hour cream is the stuff of legend, everyone who’s tried it has a story about how it has saved them. From reconditioning the driest of skins, soothing sunburn, and accelerating post treatment healing, we are never without a tube of the stuff. From November 25th to December 2nd, the legendary skincare brand is offering 25 per cent off all full price products, including the iconic Eight Hour range.
Environmentally conscious and packed full of organic ingredients like nourishing Argan, Jojoba and Jasmine Oil, detoxifying Green Tea extracts and soothing Aloe Vera – Aveda was a brand well ahead of its time. We’ve been hooked on their products for years and, this Black Friday, Look Fantastic are offering a brand wide 30 per cent discount.
Our love of the Prai’s number one selling product is verging on the obsessive. Which is great news for the delicate skin on our necks and chest, as this area is a real age give away (especially when it’s not given the same attention as your face). Marks and Spencer are offering 20 per cent off.
Dry shampoo is the quickest route to eking out a blow-dry, and it’s not just a saviour for the everyday woman, even Hollywood starlets like Margot Robbie can’t live without the stuff. Not all are created equal however, but we got the inside scoop on which one Robbie swears by. She’s a huge fan of this oil-absorbing dry shampoo claiming that it’s “really good for adding texture and also helps disguise dark roots”.
This much-loved British beauty brand is offering 30 per cent off full sized skin and body care until December 3rd with the code 2019BF. We predict that this collagen packed, lifting, firming and hydrating cream, will sell fast.
9. Anew Vitamin C Radiance Maximising Serum and Anew Vitamin C Radiance Boosting Capsules, Avon, Cyber Monday price £18 (53% saving of £20)
Vitamin C is a triple threat to ageing, making it a must have ingredient in your beauty arsenal. It brightens, firms, smooths and strengthens the skin and we’re taken by Avon’s gentle yet effective formulations.
This is the kind of gift set you buy as a Christmas gift for someone but end up keeping for yourself. The extensive collection includes a Cleanse & Polish cleanser, a Botanical Shine shampoo and conditioner as well as a body cream and an instant boost skin tonic.
11. Redermic Retinol Anti-Ageing Concentrate Intensive, 30ml, La Roche Posay, Cyber Monday price £16 (50% saving of £16)
Online beauty retailer Escentual.com is offering 50 per cent off a range of must-have brands from Friday 29th November at 00.01am until Monday 2nd December at 11.59pm. This brand works wonders at addressing ageing while being incredibly gentle and kind to sensitive skin types. Not sure what to try? Consider the Redermic Retinol Anti-Ageing Concentrate Intensive. Created with a 0.3% concentration of pure retinol, the gold standard in treating wrinkles, the corrector stimulates collagen and elastin to promote a firmer and smoother appearance.
Searching for the Holy Grail of long-wear lipstick in a universally flattering shade? Look no further than the Bare Minerals BarePro Longwear Lipstick in beautiful mid-toned rose hue, Bloom. The brand will be offering 20 per cent off everything, but this is worth adding to your cart.
13. Oral B Genius 9000 Rose Gold Electric Toothbrush, Oral-B, Cyber Monday price £78.99 (73% saving of £221)
It’s been proven that first impressions truly count, so don’t underestimate the effect of a beautiful, healthy smile. We’ve been using the Oral B Genius 9000 for years, and are bowled over by the difference it's made. Teeth are whiter, cleaner and gums are protected at all times thanks to the pressure sensors.
14. Huile Prodigieuse & Reve de Miel Honey Lip Balm Duo, Nuxe, Cyber Monday price £20 (50% saving of £20)
This dry oil – suitable for both hair and skin – is loved by beauty insiders and skincare obsessives alike. In fact, both products in this Chrisytmas gift-worthy set are famed for their nourishing properties, natural ingredients and luxurious feel on the skin. One of Escentual's many Cyber Monday bargains, including marbled Givenchy lipsticks and more.
Ghd's stylers are a staple tool that are always worth investing in. Made with advanced ceramic plates and reaching temperatures of upto 185 degrees, frizz is kept at bay. Its rounded barrel also means you can achieve both straight and sleek styles and full bodied curls