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    • yaya73
    • By yaya73 12th Sep 17, 2:29 PM
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    Buy makeup online
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    • 12th Sep 17, 2:29 PM
    Buy makeup online 12th Sep 17 at 2:29 PM
    Hi
    Does anyone buy their makeup online? if so where is good and cheap??
    Thanks x
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    • fixx
    • By fixx 12th Sep 17, 3:45 PM
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    • 12th Sep 17, 3:45 PM
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    • 12th Sep 17, 3:45 PM
    Boots and Superdrug all offer multiple brands at multiple price points, for online shopping and delivery. As do the major department stores e.g. Debenhams, John Lewis, Selfridges...

    Generally easier to find cheaper brands at Superdrug. I don't really use brands own websites - for one, if they're not stocked by a big chain, I'm less likely to trust them. And when they are stocked by a big chain, there are generally more and better offers on the chain websites.

    TL; DR - Superdrug for cheap, sometimes Boots and department store websites.
    • donnac2558
    • By donnac2558 12th Sep 17, 4:54 PM
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    • 12th Sep 17, 4:54 PM
    allbeauty, directcosmetics all usually have offers on.

    Beautybay are also excellent
    • derekmo
    • By derekmo 12th Sep 17, 9:27 PM
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    I use amazon and ebay to purchase cosmetics for my girlfriend
    • sunfield91
    • By sunfield91 13th Sep 17, 9:19 AM
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    • 13th Sep 17, 9:19 AM
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    • 13th Sep 17, 9:19 AM
    Try Strawberrynetuk , based in Hong Kong. Sells mainstream and high end stuff. HTH
    • donnac2558
    • By donnac2558 13th Sep 17, 1:51 PM
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    • 13th Sep 17, 1:51 PM
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    strawberrynet UK make me laugh. The prices they charge are actually higher than going into a department and buy for most items.

    I used to buy using the US version which was much cheaper, but then you had to reclaim the custom duties so a drama.
    • sunfield91
    • By sunfield91 16th Sep 17, 3:06 PM
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    • 16th Sep 17, 3:06 PM
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    • 16th Sep 17, 3:06 PM
    I agree that some of Strawberry net prices are ridiculously high, but I have had some bargains ,particularly on the deals of the day and the Clinique "travel kits". I usually wait til I get an email offering 10% off , on top of my loyalty bonus
    • annie_d
    • By annie_d 17th Sep 17, 6:23 PM
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    • 17th Sep 17, 6:23 PM
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    • 17th Sep 17, 6:23 PM
    www.fragrancedirect.com are fabulous
    • jenniewb
    • By jenniewb 19th Sep 17, 3:20 AM
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    • 19th Sep 17, 3:20 AM
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    • 19th Sep 17, 3:20 AM
    I normally buy first time from a department store (if I am buying the luxury brand) then once I have a feel of the product, will repurchase from ebay and make sure I am happy with the match -that I don't have a fake or 'off' product once I've had the ebay item arrive. I think with ebay you generally can use common sense when bidding; eg new sellers with 0 feedback or worse- negative feedback saying "fake!" or whatever, you can also usually tell by pictures- if you are buying a luxury brand it's unlikely they'd sell something with misaligned writing or spelling mistakes!


    Other than this, I'll scour YouTube for Vloggers reporting dupes (a cheaper product which is as good as the product it's imitating) and then wait for that product to be on offer in either Boots or Superdrug. I think as well as this, I tend to think about which 1 or 2 items I want to spend a lot on and save on the rest, eg I buy eye crayons for colour from luxury brands but the eye liner, brow colour, mascara and foundation all come from high street stores below the £5 or £10 mark.
    • ashishverma011
    • By ashishverma011 21st Sep 17, 1:45 PM
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    yeah I do, I use Nyka to buy makeup and cosemtic products online. You can find a lot of brands (including the famous ones) like Lakme, Maybelline, Mac and much more. Plus you get a variety of offers and discounts on Nyka.
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