Black Friday make-up deals: the sales have started, here’s everything our Beauty Editor is adding to her basket

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    Black Friday 2020 is officially here and as ever, we predict that this will be the best time of the year to bag yourself a beauty bargain. And as loads of brands have started their sales, you can get your hands on some enviable discounts right now. The Charlotte Tilbury Black Friday sale kicked off on Monday and the MAC Black Friday deals are well under way. Plus, we found some incredible discounts in the Lookfantastic Black Friday deals. There’s plenty to get excited about.

    What are the best Black Friday make-up deals?

    Black Friday make-up deals are launching as of now and while not all of them are live just yet, here are some of the bargains that are out there right now.

    These are the Black Friday make up bargains that we’ll be adding to our baskets…

    On charlottetilbury.com, you’ll start seeing more and more discounts roll in as we get closer to Friday, but it’s started with 30% trios of products. 

    Charlotte Tilbury Matte Revolution Lipstick Kit – usual price £75, now £45
    Each Matte Revolution lipstick costs £25, but in the Charlotte Tilbury Black Friday sale, you can create your own trio kit, by choosing three shades for just over £50. A steal.

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    Charlotte Tilbury Magic Blush & Glow Collection – usual price £103, now £61.80
    What a winning combination – each one of these products is a cult Tilbury classic and with the 30% discount, you get all three of them for way under £100.

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    Charlotte Tilbury Colour Chameleon Eye Trio – usual price £57, will be £34.20
    Charlotte’s blendable Colour Chameleon pencils are the perfect does it all eyeshadow. They can be worn intensely for a stand out look, buffed in for the ultimate smokey eye or even just along the waterline for a pop of colour. Each one costs £19, but in the Black Friday sale, you get three for £40.

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    Charlotte Tilbury Genius Flawless Complexion Kit – usual price £91, now £54.60
    In this set you’ll find Charlotte’s famous Magic Powder (a diffusing blurring powder), Magic Vanish (a colour corrector) and Airbrush Flawless Foundation. A flawless complexion for £63? I mean that’s a pretty good deal no? Think of how amazing you’ll look on your video calls…

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    Charlotte Tilbury Luxury Palette Eyeshadow Trio – usual price £120, now £72
    When Chalotte launched these palettes, she made applying eyeshadow a pleasure. Each shade can be used individually, but for the best effect, follow her instructions of  using the Prime shade first, then Enhance shade, followed by the Smoke shade, finishing with the Pop shade. Three of these will keep you going for years.

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    Beauty Bay has also kicked off their shopping bonanza, with discounts across the whole site of up to 30%.

    Jeffree Star Cosmetics Blood Lust Palette – usual price £54, now £37.80
    Beauty influencer Jeffree Star might only be a well-know name to beauty obsessives, but this palette of super bright and playful shades are sure to brighten up any lockdown-induced moods.

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    Kevyn Aucoin The Sensual Skin Enhancer – usual price £31, now £21.65
    This isn’t a foundation, it kind of isn’t exactly a concealer either. It’s a complexion enhancer, which means that it covers unsightly spots, blurs imperfections, creates a luminous base. It’s an everything balm, for just over £20.

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    Anastasia Beverly Hill Soft Glam Eyeshadow Palette – usual price £46, now £41.40
    These are super wearable colours, so this palette will last and last and last. You can also do pretty much every single look with these shade, from smokey to muted everyday eye.

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    MAC’s Black Friday offering is all about bargains on their most famous products…

    MAC Strobe Cream – usual price £26, now £20.80
    This is called a moisturiser by the brand, but we’d err on the side of caution and use it sparingly. The thing is, this is such a standout highlighter, that your face will resemble a disco ball. We like to tap it onto our high points with our fingers. Nothing looks more natural than a creamy texture.

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    MAC Studio Face & Body Foundation – usual price £32, now £25.60
    This is a complete MAC hero. It’s loved by make-up artists across the globe because of it’s light-to-medium coverage that can be built up easily. Also it lasts and lasts and lasts, which means when it drops to £25.60, you’re making a killing.

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    MAC Mineralize Skinfinish Natural Powder – usual price £27, now £21.60
    This is a luxurious, slow-baked domed face powder with low-leveL pearlized pigments, a 77-mineral complex and vitamin E. It comes in 14 shades and is perfect for using under foundation and to touch-up during the day.

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    MAC Frosted Firework Lipstick – usual price £17.50, now £14
    MAC’s lipstick is iconic and these Frosted Firework Christmas exclusives come in specially designed frosted-pink packaging. Its deep rich Burgundy shade (Out with a bang) and the Fuchsia (Heart goes boom) are heavily discounted this Black Friday.

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    MAC Studio Fix Fluid SPF 15 Foundation – usual price £27, now £21.60
    MAC’s studio fix is a modern shine-controlling foundation that provides a matte finish with coverage lasting a full 24 hours. Helping to minimise the appearance of pores and imperfections, it gives skin a more even look and finish while controlling oil and shine. It comes in 67 shades.

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    What is Black Friday?

    Black Friday is not an event to be missed – in fact it is the biggest shopping event of the whole year. Falling this year on 27th November, the annual late November day sees shops and brands across the world hold huge sales. Over the years, the one day shopping holiday has stretched to five, with discounts often now starting before the Friday and continuing to the following Monday (a.k.a Cyber Monday). Black Friday tends to mark the start of Christmas shopping, with many buying all of their festive presents on that weekend alone.

    Are deals really better on Black Friday?

    Yes, they really are. People sometimes wait the whole year to shop their wish lists on Black Friday because the discounts tend to be mega. So, if you’re looking to invest in any new make up products, now is the time and your favourite brands are sure to put on some fab Black Friday beauty deals.

    We want to hear about all of your amazing Black Friday deals so let us know by tweeting us at @marieclaireuk.

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