5 Smart Hacks to Save Serious Money This Black Friday & Cyber Monday!
While others are frantically running up and down the aisles with no real clue of what they’re in search of this November 23rd, you can sit from the comfort of your own home and get yourself some great deals without the stress with these smart, money-saving hacks.
1. Sign up with your emails
Receiving an onslaught of promotional deals and news three times a day in our inbox wouldn’t normally sound all that appealing but signing up to voucher code websites and giving your email to your favourite beauty brands can land you some amazing deals and discounts. Signing up a few days before black Friday or Cyber Monday and making an account with a beauty brand/company’s site is also a smart move as you will likely get access to deals and discounts ahead of other customers.
2. Make a wish list
While Black Friday is great for saving serious money, it’s also just as easy to be swept up in the whirlwind of bargain-induced excitement and to end up spending far too much. So, grab yourself a pen and paper (or open the notes on your phone) and make a list of what you actually want and need and try to restrict yourself to it while the deals come flooding in. Be money savvy, people.
3. Give your favourite brands a follow on Twitter and Instagram
Not only is this the easiest way of seeing what they’re offering for Black Friday, but brands’ social media platforms are where flash deals tend to be announced. It’s also the most convenient hack for most of us as we’re on our social media accounts all throughout the day anyway!
4. Download the Black Friday app
To make things ridiculously easy for yourself, download this app and you will be notified as soon as any deals, sales and discounts are released. If you don’t fancy this one, there are so many other apps for navigating your way through the Black Friday madness including Flipp, ShopSavvy and Shopular.
5. Shop around and use price comparison sites
The excitement we all feel when we come across a great deal can result in us instantly clicking the ‘checkout’ button but try to resist temptation and look at the product under Google’s shopping tab or on a price comparison site to check first if there’s a better deal elsewhere.
Are you participating in this year’s Black Friday and cyber monday, or does it completely overwhelm you? We’re somewhere in between!