Whether it’s big-name brands offering designer makeup for cheap or the makeup outlet pages of beauty sites, it’s not difficult to find a cheap makeup sale online.
The problem is that many of these makeup sales are, to put it bluntly, full of dross. That’s not to say all makeup sales online are terrible, but it can be time-consuming trying to find the real beauty bargains. Especially without signing up for multiple newsletters. That’s where we come in!
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We keep an eye on the sites of the biggest high-end and cheap makeup brands – as well as the likes of Feelunique, Lookfantastic, Beauty Bay, Cult Beauty, Superdrug, etc. – on the daily, on the hunt for bargains so we’re putting the best makeup deals and offers we find in the list below.
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Up to 50% off | Buy from Beauty Bay Outlet
Beauty Bay has given us a great sale leading up to the festive season, they’re offering 50% off on makeup, skincare, haircare, you name it they have it!
We’ve seen some brands like Olaplex, Urban Decay, Anastasia Beverly Hills, Inglot Cosmetics, Beauty Blender, Makeup Revolution and many more.
Check out other offers that Beauty Bay has:
Up to 50% off | Buy from MAC
MAC has opened their doors to Christmas! You can enjoy 30% off the Christmas collection.
MAC still has their 50% off and this extends to its outlet too. This sale can’t be missed, the bonus is in MAC outlet you can discover old favourites that you may have missed.
Check out these great offers:
If there’s one thing that Cult Beauty does well, it’s freebies. The site’s dedicated “freebies” page highlights all the best travel-sized and full-sized makeup, hair, and skincare gifts that come free with selected purchases.
Up to 30% on gift sets | Buy from Cult Beauty
Cult Beauty’s sales page is back! They’re offering up t0 30% items like makeup, hair, beauty supplements and many more. We’ve seen brands like Charlotte Tilbury, Foreo, IT Cosmetics, REN and many more.
Still struggling to find the little stocking fillers? Cult Beauty has value sets, you can save up to 30% and more on these goodies.
Our favourite deals are (at the time of writing):
We’re big Revolution Beauty fans. Its affordable products punch well above their weight and outperform many more expensive brands which means when it holds a sale, making these affordable makeup and skincare products even cheaper, our interest is well and truly piqued.
Up to 60% off | Buy from Revolution
Revolution have multiple sales on at the moment and we are not complaining one bit! They have 60% on sale items, we’ve also spotted a great offer – up to 50% off collaborations like Disney, Friends and Elf.
What’s even more better is that Revolution has offered 50% off Christmas gifts and these includes their advent calendar’s. Grab them while you can.
Elsewhere, don’t think you can ever get anything under £5? Well, you’ve guessed wrong, Revolution has a dedicated page for makeup items for £5 and under.
Need some help filling your basket? No problem!
Save up to 60% | Buy from Huda Beauty
Huda Beauty has launched a dedicated sale page called Goodbye, Good Buy in which the brand is selling end-of-line products with various discounts. There has been an update on the page! Huda Beauty has added new beauty items that is irresistible and some items are 60% off!
These discounts are only available directly via Huda Beauty’s site as opposed to being sold through her resellers (you can find out more about where to buy Huda Beauty in the UK here) and they’re automatically applied at the checkout. This does mean that you’ll need to pay for shipping if you don’t spend enough to qualify for free delivery, plus custom costs.
Up to 50% off | Buy from Lookfantastic
Lookfantastic never seems to let us down when it comes to offers, in fact we think the offers are endless and we’re all very happy bunnies.
They have their very own page for seasonal savings that offer up to 40% off goodies like Olaplex, Emma Hardie, Eve Lom, Fresh and many many more!
We love that Lookfantastic has our backs and are offering a code for friends and family. This offer gives 20% selected items – these items include brands from Laura Mercier, Too Faced, Bobbi Brown, PIXI, Murad, and many more. All you have to do is use code ‘FANDF‘.
Lookfantastic has an offer for just skincare, this gives us up to 25% off skincare, just by using the code ‘SKIN‘ Pretty good going from Lookfantastic.
PLUS, Lookfantastic is offering 50% off on selected outlet items, here are some of our beauty pro’s we’ve spotted:
If you’re a Nip+Fab fan, you can also save money buying directly from the brand’s website. It has discounts on its bestselling regime kits along with the kits and Nip+Fab a fab deal: 1/3 off sitewide!
Receive a free gift worth over £100 when you spend over £75, use code ‘XMASGIFT’ to claim.
Feelunique’s 2021 beauty advent calendar was one of our absolute faves. It contained a fantastic range of goodies – many full-sized! The site is also home to some killer bargains on makeup, skincare, haircare, and more.
The site divides its offers into 3 for 2 deals, savings, brands and products offering free gifts and value sets.
Up to 33% off | Buy now from Feelunique
Feelunique is offering 33% on makeup! Feelunique has dropped the price on a wide range of skincare, makeup, hair, and body products across a huge number of brands including Charlotte Tilbury, Elemis, and more. There’s also a dedicated page to Feelunique’s makeup sale.
There is also up to 20% off perfumes, these are great stocking fillers for the Christmas season.
In addition to these deals, you’ll get a free mystery gift when you spend more than £50.
Our fave deals?
Amazon sells SO many things that there is a chance that most weeks, you’ll find one of your favourite products at a reduced rate. The huge selection does make it quite hard to find these savings though, unless you’re looking for them directly.
That’s where we come in!
Up to 40% off | Buy from Amazon
Christmas time gives us many choices for gifting, Amazon have extended some deals on last minute Christmas deals like: Deals under £15, Beauty, Home and much much more.
Was £51.99, now £40.99 | Buy now from Amazon
If you’ve been contemplating the idea of a skincare fridge but didn’t want to pay in excess of £50 for one, Amazon is selling the AstrolAI Mini fridge for just £40.99. The fridge comes in black, pink and blue, and has a 4-litre capacity which is more than enough to house your creams, serums, and facial oils.
If you don’t know why you’d need a skincare fridge, we’ve explained in our best skincare fridge guide but in summary, they’re perfect for extending the shelf-life of your products. Particularly anything that contains Vitamin C. Applying cool creams to your skin helps minimise redness and inflammation, too.
Our favourite deals?
£37 | Buy from Amazon
If you’ve read our Revlon One-Step hair dryer review, you’ll know how obsessed we are with this hot brush. It dries, styles and volumises in an instant. Despite having dozens of hair dryers in our garage following multiple hair dryer tests, this dryer is our go-to daily dryer.
For a limited time, Amazon has dropped its price down from £60 to £40. This is a steal for both the time you’ll save, and the styling power you’ll get. We can’t recommend it enough.
Up to 35% off | Buy from Amazon
When it comes to repairing your hair, you can’t get better than the Olaplex range. Its salon-quality hair treatments available at home, for a semi-reasonable price. For a limited time, Amazon is products in the range of up to 35% off. This includes the following:
Glossier has up to 24% off bestselling sets, this includes skincare and makeup. Essential items are up for grabs as well as dewy makeup sets. If you spend over £40 you receive a gentle exfoliating muslin cleansing cloth. Look at some of these bestselling sets:
Gift sets | Buy from Glossier
Whether it’s an edit brimming with Glossier’s bestselling minis, an UBER stylish lip balm set (we couldn’t resist), or an exclusive lip gloss and necklace duo, we’d be very happy to see any of these Glossier gift sets drop on our mat.
Splash out on:
Various | Buy from Morphe
Morphe has a holiday season sale on, offering 50% off on sale item and all you have to do is use the code ‘HOLIDAY50‘
There are highlighters, blush palettes, contour sticks and lipsticks all included in this offer and here are a few more we’ve spotted:
80% off | Buy from Beyond Beautiful
Beyond Beautiful is one of the UK’s No.1 Trending Hair & Beauty retailer has their Autumn Sale offering 80% off on hair care, skin care, makeup, fragrance and body care. With the likes of Olaplex, HD Brows, Bobbi Brown, RevitaLash and many more.
We’ve spotted some little gems that we are buying ourselves:
Outlet 30% off | Buy now from Beauty Expert
Beauty Expert is a luxury online retailer that brings products that are expertly sourced from around the world. Even from spas in Budapest! They love products like Eve Lom, Omorovicza, Aesop and Ren. The outlet section that offers up to 30% off all selected items.
Victoria is founder and editor-in-chief of mamabella, freelance journalist and Mum. She has a passion for empowering people to feel beautiful whatever their age, size, skin type and budget