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Inspired by The Great British Bake Off? If Mary Berry's floral bomber jackets have put you in the mood for all things cake and pastry related, don't spend a fortune on equipment. Instead, bag some Jane Asher bargains for £1.
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Poundland is stocking Nail Rock nail art and polishes, including Caviar Mircoperle (tiny pearls you stick to your nails) and Frou Frou (3D nail stickers). These teenagers' favouriters are usually about £7 (although they're currently on sale for £3 in Topshop).
Poundland says stock is limited and they won't be in every store, so be aware if you intend to make a trip.
Of all the days you could do with a laugh, it has to be Valentine's Day. All that pressure to spend lots of cash can wipe the smile off any MoneySaver's face.
But in Poundland, you can get stand-up comedy DVDs for a quid each. So you can stay in and stick on a DVD - no cash wasted!
We found in our local store:
We've been in touch with Poundland, which told us the DVDs are available nationwide and it has over 60,000 in stock.
As the wonderful Dolly Parton said: "It costs a lot of money to look this cheap". And she's right, buying make-up isn't easy on the pocket.
So we've done the glamorous job of scouring our local pound shops looking for branded beauty bargains. Some are discontinued (they were the hottest trends once, so we think anyway) and others are still in the shops with a big price tag.Click the image below to see our haul:
This is what we found in our local stores. Speaking to Poundland and Poundworld, they say you can get these items in most stores, while stocks last.
Can cosmetics go off?
The British Skin Foundation says:
"Cosmetic products will remain safe to use provided they are stored under suitable conditions and not subjected to extreme temperatures."
"To ensure the maximum durability of cosmetic products, they should be stored in a cool, dry place, away from direct sunlight and with the lids firmly closed."
It also said the use by date on cosmetics, is from when you open the product. So if it says 18 months on the box, it should last for 18 months from when you open it, provided it's been stored correctly.
There's no point spending £20+ on a HDMI cable when tests have shown there's no difference in picture between the most expensive cables and the cheapest - techy website Cnet agrees.
Before spending, use Martin's Mantras. If you answer 'NO' to any, Don't buy!
Poundland opened its first store in 1990, and now has 400 stores around the UK. It offers a range of over 3,000 products, many big brands, at £1.
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