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    • Momama
    • By Momama 1st Oct 17, 11:59 PM
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    Mac Cosmetics
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    • 1st Oct 17, 11:59 PM
    Mac Cosmetics 1st Oct 17 at 11:59 PM
    Hi, does anyone know how to get discounted genuine Mac cosmetics?
    I have really racking my brain over this as I need a Mineralise skin finish compact but can't bring my self to fork out £25 when I'm cutting back on everything right now. I am prepared to go back to the drawing board but find the shade and the finish on my skin of this particular product just right. Help? Btw way I have already benefited from 10% off forst order on the Mac official website in the past. TIA.
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    • donnac2558
    • By donnac2558 2nd Oct 17, 9:38 AM
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    Ebay, but you have to be very careful of fakes.

    Any of the cosmetic parties will always be fake MAC. The department stores which sell MAC sometimes have the 10% off thing.

    Estee Lauder who own MAC keep a tight grip on the range.
    • Momama
    • By Momama 2nd Oct 17, 9:20 PM
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    • 2nd Oct 17, 9:20 PM
    Yes, really worried about buying on Ebay. I may have to just buy it from John Lewis or Debenhams. Thanks for your comment.
    • Kim kim
    • By Kim kim 3rd Oct 17, 8:33 PM
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    • 3rd Oct 17, 8:33 PM
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    • 3rd Oct 17, 8:33 PM
    MAC is the last brand I would buy on eBay - well that & benefit. Full of fakes.

    Is it really good then. Do you use it as a finishing powder?
    • Chlorine7
    • By Chlorine7 4th Oct 17, 2:31 PM
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    • 4th Oct 17, 2:31 PM
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    • 4th Oct 17, 2:31 PM
    if you know any students, they can get 10% off.
    • OldMotherTucker
    • By OldMotherTucker 7th Oct 17, 12:36 PM
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    • 7th Oct 17, 12:36 PM
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    • 7th Oct 17, 12:36 PM
    Or anyone who works for Estee - they get 30% discount (plus another 15% on certain lines at certain times)
    Should have joined Borrowmydoggy.com
    • Momama
    • By Momama 7th Oct 17, 10:49 PM
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    • 7th Oct 17, 10:49 PM
    I use it as a foundation as I like the light coverage. To be honest my best friend is a make-up fiend (& has the same completion as me) and I have traditionally only bought what she has told me to. I don't really trust the consultant at the make-up counters as they are obvs biased to their own ranges. My BF lives in the states now and I don't get to access her expertise as easily as I did! 😃
    • Momama
    • By Momama 7th Oct 17, 10:51 PM
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    I used to temp on Department store beauty counters many years ago. I am not in contact with anyone at Est!e Lauder any longer. Great tip though!
    • Floss
    • By Floss 8th Oct 17, 1:13 PM
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    • 8th Oct 17, 1:13 PM
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    • 8th Oct 17, 1:13 PM
    Momama can your bf not buy it in the U.S. and send to you as a gift?
    • Momama
    • By Momama 13th Oct 17, 9:47 AM
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    We used to do stuff like that a lot in the past but now with seven kids between us, we tend to just buy stuff for each other's little ones.,

    I think I will try Sleek. I have a money-off voucher from boots and double points for my birthday month and can possibly pick up some threshold spend points (if I buy some other essential item). At least that way I won't be too disappointed if I have tried something new that doesnt work for me.

    Thanks for all the tips, you are all sooooo kind
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