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Boots beauty Advent calendars 2018 preview

This year we were lucky enough once again to be invited to the Boots Christmas show. They've got lots of treats in store this year, and new ranges we've never ...
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The best and worst of Real Techniques

I got several sets of Real Techniques brushes about a year ago now, and I’ve been using them ever since. So if you want to know which brushes I can’t ...
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It's time to start Christmas shopping, and here's why

It’s time to start Christmas shopping, and here’s why

Our mini guide to getting your Christmas shopping done nice and early and saving a ton of cash while you're at it ...
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Is used makeup safe? Glambot products tested for bacteria + 20% off!

Is used makeup safe? Glambot products tested for bacteria + 20% off!

We live in an age where we are bombarded with new makeup every week, and unless you’re a billionaire chances are there’s a huge number of products you’ll never get ...
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Can you return used makeup in the UK?

Every makeup lover I know in the UK seethes with jealousy at the returns policies of the big American beauty retailers. You buy a concealer and it doesn’t cover your ...
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How I get my hair cut for free

How I get my hair cut for free

I’m just going to kick off this blog post by saying that getting free haircuts probably isn’t for everyone, so if you’re short of time, are at work on weekdays ...
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Black Friday Deals Roundup

Black Friday Deals Roundup

Black Friday is mental in the UK now. Like, not American mental, but it's up there. Here are some of the best deals we've found so far ...
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How to make a DIY beauty Advent calendar

How to make a DIY beauty Advent calendar

One of the things Beauty Markdown is most well-known for is our big annual Advent calendar comparison post. However, shop bought beauty Advent calendars aren't for everyone; they can be ...
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A Brush with Economics - How to get the best deals on Real Techniques

A Brush with Economics – How to get the best deals on Real Techniques

We're comparing the cost of seven different Real Techniques sets at 11 different online retailers. But this isn't as simple as just 'how much each set is listed for?' it's ...
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Save 33% on your Christmas gift shopping at Boots, AND get 20% cashback

Save 33% on your Christmas gift shopping at Boots, AND get 20% cashback

Here's a heads up on how to get the most for your money at Boots this Christmas. Offer applies to most gift sets and advent calendars ...
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Boots advent calendar no7 sleek soap & glory 2017

Boots beauty Advent calendars 2017 first look

Last year our Boots Advent calendar sneak peek went down an absolute storm, Beauty Markdown wasn't even a month old, and it's STILL one of our most visited pages. So ...
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Cosmo Beauty Box: £20 for a subscription-free big box of goodies worth over £90!

Cosmo Beauty Box: £20 for a subscription-free big box of goodies worth over £90!

What we’ve got here are 12 items, all of which are pretty universal (by which I mean no beige foundations that are never quite the right shade for anyone). The ...
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How to get free makeup as a product tester

My last post about testing products for Boots was so popular, I thought I'd share a couple of other beauty testing programmes I've recently discovered. You don't need to be ...
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