Superdrug Bargain Haul - Nails and Lashes

I am always on the lookout for bargains, so I was pleased to come across some great items in Superdrug recently that were on sale for bargain prices.
I bought the Elegant Touch Frosted Fancy nails for 99p each and they had an offer of buy one get one half price so they were even more of a bargain.   They are a lovely turquoise colour with frosted edging in a stiletto shape.  Imagine if you were Elsa from Frozen these would be the perfect nails for you.  
The Eylure Enchanted Divine Crime lashes were 59p each which was an absolute steel.  These are lovely long lashes which add plenty of volume.  I think these are about £6 normally although they are limited edition.
You do need to look carefully for these offers are they aren't on the clearance shelf, they are just with the standard priced nails and lashes and they don't even advertise them as reduced so make sure you look carefully as they are worth picking up for these prices.
Have you bought any bargain items recently?


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Primark Haul April

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My Slimming World Journey - Month Two

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Charlotte Tilbury Hollywood Flawless Filter Review

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Primark hauls are like buses. You wait for ages and then 2 come along at once.  Check out my last haul here.  They have such great products at the moment and the prices are hard to say no to.  I have already reviewed Alex Steinherrs skincare range from Primark, but I didn't get a chance to pick up anything from the Pollution Solution range.  When I was browsing last week, I noticed the stand was fully stocked for once and there were some products that I had not tried out before, so I put them in my basket.  Here's what I bought: The City Mask soothes and recharges skin and contains amino acids, allantoin and hyaluronic acid.  It's a purifying and refining 2 part mask.  This cost £3. The Dual Texture Exfoliating Pads, contain lactic acid, PHA and niacinamide and they help to improve the skins texture and leave skin looking clearer.  They cost £5 for 60 pads.
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Colourpop Disney Designer Collection Ultra Glossy Lip

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