Originating in America, Black Friday has become a huge phenomenon in the UK in recent years. As the biggest event on the retail calendar, the famous day is an annual sales frenzy which has seen people queuing up in front of stores overnight to secure the best deals on offer. And who can blame them?
Black Friday is the one day where all retailers slash their prices on some of their best products and as always, it’s first come first served. From big departments stores lik John Lewis to popular beauty brands like Elemis and Benefit, this year’s Black Friday sales look better than ever. So to help you secure the best deals, we’ve rounded up the fashion and beauty brands that are promising offers we simply can’t refuse.
Best Black Friday Beauty Deals 2018
This year, Elemis are offering 25% off all full-size skincare and body care on its website, elemis.com. The offer is only available between Thursday 22nd – Monday 26th November.
Charlotte Tilbury is having a huge Black Friday sale on its website, where you can get as much as 50% off gift sets, and discounts on other products too. Spend over £75 and you’ll also receive a free Scent of a Dream fragrance.
Spend £50 or more at Space NK this weekend (easily done, if your Christmas list looks anything like ours) and you’ll get a complimentary full-size beauty gift, with the price of the freebie going up the more you spend.
There’s also 20% off Bobbi Brown‘s entire collection with the code SHOPANDGLOW. You’ll also get a free full-size Smokey Eye Mascara worth £25 when you spend £65 or more.
A favourite of beauty devotees and home to brands like eos, Isle of Paradise, Revlon, OPI and Illamasqua, Beauty Bay will be offering 30% off across the entire website. That’s skincare, make-up, accessories, bath, body, haircare and even electronics.
There’s 20% off on everything on the MAC website when you enter the code BLACKFRIDAY20 – plus a free mascara when you spend £45.
For Black Friday 2018, Benefit Cosmetics are offering a limited edition Benefit Superstar Collection kit worth £76.50, for just £29.50, stocked exclusively in Boots from Monday 19th November. Additionally, the brand is also offering 50% off selected items between Friday 23rd to Monday 26th November, and 20% off favourites on their website with the code BLACK20.
Glossybox is offering a ‘mystery’ beauty box for Black Friday with 10 products for just £10, plus free delivery. Its sale starts at 11.59pm Thursday 22nd November with Cyber Monday sales kicking off at 8am Monday 26th November.
Cult Beauty‘s Black Friday discount is modelled on a tier system: 15% off when you spend £20 with the code BLACKOUT15, 20% when you spend £100 with the code BLACKOUT20, and 25% when you spend £250 with the code BLACKOUT25.
Skincare brand Instant Effects is slashing prices in half with 50% off all items including their hero products the AM Energiser, Super Hand Serum and 3D Lip Plumping Treatment. The sale will be exclusive to its website, myinstanteffects.com, on Friday 23rd November.
Boots has already kicked off its Black Friday sales on a variety of products including everything from fragrances and electrical beauty to lovely gift sets for Christmas. Today, it’s also triple Advantage Card points on all electricals.
FeelUnique is offering 20% off all beauty products across its website on Black Friday. Customers will also receive a gift worth £100 when they spend £100.
The Body Shop
Natural beauty lovers, rejoice! Use the code 19805 for 40% off all items at The Body Shop on Black Friday.
Ahead of the game as always, Amazon launched its Black Friday sales on 16th November. The online store is currently offering up to 40% off best-selling luxury fragrances and up to 30% off beauty gift sets.
Glo Skin Beauty
Glo Skin Beauty are offering 25% off all products on its website including all things make-up and skincare for different skin types. The offer is only available between Friday 23rd – Monday 26th November.
Best Black Friday Fashion Deals 2018
As usual at our beloved ASOS, there’s 20% off everything across the site with the code HELLO20.
High street retailer Oasis is offering 25% off all items both online and in stores from Thursday 22nd – Monday 26th November.
Joules is offering up to 50% off items at selected stores and online at joules.com. The Black Friday sale features coats, knitwear, shoes and plenty more.
Lingerie brand Boux Avenue‘s Black Friday sale is running from 18th till 26th November. Discounts include up to 40% off selected lines. Additionally, all purchases worth over £60 made on 23rd November itself will come with a special gift for customers.
Hobbs is offering 20% off all items on its website from Monday 19th till Sunday 25th November with the code CAT20.
Retail giant John Lewis already has pre-Black Friday sales on its website with up to 50% off beauty products and womenswear. You can also expect great deals in their homeware and tech departments.
With sales already available on their website, Very.co.uk is set to be going all out for this year’s Black Friday with rolling offers running up until Tuesday 27th November.
Popular jewellery brand Monica Vinader is offering 30% off all items for Black Friday on their website.
Debenhams is kicking off their Black Friday offers online from Tuesday 20th November across everything from womenswear to beauty.
London-based clothing brand, Sister Jane, is offering 30% off everything with code SJBLACKOUT in the lead up to Black Friday.
New Look’s Black Friday event started on 19th November and offers up to 50% off womenswear and menswear. As such, prices start at just £1 for accessories!
This year Topshop and Topman is offering up to 50% off everything for Black Friday. The sale will include 50% off coats, knitwear and party-wear and 20% off jeans.
& Other Stories
Luxury Swedish high street brand & Other Stories is celebrating Black Friday by offering 20% off everything both in-store and online for 24 hours only.
Amazon Fashion is introducing a selection of great deals across its exclusive Private Labels for Black Friday including up to 50% off find., Meraki and Truth & Fable.
Finery will give you 40% off their gorgeous garments with the code BLACK40. Plus, £2 from every Black Friday order will be donated to cancer charity Trekstock.
Sainsbury’s already inexpensive clothing range TU has been made even more affordable thanks to Black Friday, with 25% off everything both online and in stores.
Want 25% your Warehouse basket? Your wish is its command: there’s 25% off their entire website, with no need for a code – the discount is already applied.
La Redoute is giving 40% of everything, plus free delivery. It’s kept its promo code simple – type in BLACKFRIDAY at the checkout and you’re good to go.
Zara has 20% off selected items in every department – from coats and jackets to amazing new season shoes.
Next’s Black Friday sale has one of the biggest price cuts we’ve seen so far, with up to 70% off. There’s over 1,000 items in the women’s fashion section alone.
Whether you’re after jewellery, handbags, shoes or scarves, you can get 20% off them all at Accessorize until Sunday 25th November.