7 freebies and samples you can claim right now, including Estée Lauder, Rimmel and Canderel

Everyone loves a freebie and there are lots you can claim right now. So if you’re not up to much this bank holiday, why not grab a few freebies from my list? I’ve summarised the details and how to get them below… Free Estée Lauder sample – Enter your details to get a voucher for Advanced Night Repair...

FREE beauty samples anyone can claim right now – incl Body Shop ‘Oils of Life’ facial oil, BareMinerals foundation

Creams, lotions and potions aren’t cheap. But if you’re a beauty guru, or just want to try something new, there are FREE beauty samples anyone can claim. At the moment, you can pamper yourself with free BareMinerals, Argan Oil and Body Shop beauty items. We’ve all the details on how to get them below… Face creams/oils Free BareMinerals foundation –...

£22 three-course meal + wine for two, £11 mani/pedi and more via FLASH 25% off Buyagift code

I love a good code and today only there is a 25% off code for Buyagift. Despite its name, I usually buy things for myself when a code comes along (everyone deserves a treat!) – and right now you can get some strong deals. Using the code SWEET16 online at Buyagift.co.uk* before 11.59pm on Fri 22 Apr, you...

Can you beat the ‘Pink Tax’ by buying blue? Save up to 62% buying items meant for the opposite sex

Much has been made of the so-called ‘Pink Tax’ in which women are sometimes charged more than men for similar products. This got us thinking, so we took a deeper look into to see if buying an item in a different colour or one that is marketed for the opposite sex could save you money – and...

Trick: Get 20% off iTunes, H&M, New Look, Monsoon, Accessorize or Pizza Express gift cards, to stack with other offers

Gift cards are rarely reduced because stores are afraid that people will take advantage and play the system. We’ve spotted a cracking deal at Tesco, so we’re going to take advantage and play the system… Until 11.59pm on Sun 6 Mar, you can get 20% off selected iTunes, H&M, New Look, Monsoon, Accessorize or Pizza Express gift...

Trick: Get 20% off iTunes, H&M or Pizza Express gift cards, to stack with other offers

Gift cards are rarely reduced because stores are afraid that people will take advantage and play the system. We’ve spotted a cracking deal at Tesco, so we’re going to take advantage and play the system… It’s back for 2016! Until 11.59pm on Sun 14 Feb, you can get 20% off selected iTunes, H&M, Pizza Express or Spafinder gift...

Branded make-up at bargain prices. How to dig out those hidden gems, incl Ciaté, Stila & Nails Inc

You don’t have to be a beauty blogger like Zoella or Tanya Burr to know what looks good on you, but whatever your favourite products are, everyone wants one thing –  to get the best bang for your buck. There are easy ways to find brand-name products at budget prices, and one of them could be right under...

EXPIRED – Boots trick: Get £27.50 of Sanctuary Spa products for £10

We’ve uncovered a ‘promo stacking’ trick to get £15 of Sanctuary Spa travel miniatures and a £12.50 gift set for just £10. Boots currently has two promotions on and if you shop right to trigger both of them then you can, hmm, clean up.  MSE update 12pm Fri 6th Jan: We’ve had reports that some of the miniatures on the...

Top 10 Deals Hunters blogs 2014

MSE enjoyed a great blogging year in 2014. Martin’s been blogging for many years and the MSE team lets you know about ways we’ve saved money in our Team Blogs. Early in the year we added a third blog to our arsenal – the fab Deals Hunters Blog highlighting some great glitches and money-saving tricks. So for...

EXPIRED – Trick: Get NEW Maybelline Lash Sensational mascara two for £9 (norm £16)

If you’ve been giving Maybelline’s new release the eye we’ve got the perfect deal for you. If you go online now to Boots or into a store you’ll find Maybelline’s Lash Sensational mascara in ‘Very Black’ at the introductory price of £5.99 until Tue 17 Feb (cheapest elsewhere is £7.99). Now here’s the trick, the mascara is also part of...