Sparkles & Stretchmarks: A UK Parenting & Pregnancy Blog: Freebie Alert (UK): This Months Magazines

Thursday, 5 July 2012

Freebie Alert (UK): This Months Magazines

After a great month of giveaways in last months UK mags, this one looks set to follow suit!

I really appreciated all the tips from bloggers last month on what products where available, so I thought I'd return the favour and let you know about the ones I've just spied in my local Tesco!

Marie Claire

On Sale for £3.70, they are giving away one of the following with each magazine:

Avon Super Curlacious Mascara
Avon Shock Max Volume Mascara
Avon Extend Extreme Mascara

Worth up to £10.00 each


On sale for £2.00, they are giving away one of the following with each magazine:

BalanceMe Face Wash worth £11
BalanceMe Wonder Eye Cream worth £11
BalanceMe face moisturiser worth £11
BalanceMe Rose Otto intensive lip salve worth £12.


On sale for £3.90, they are giving away a St Tropez Gradual Tan Everyday Body Moisturiser worth approx £9.00


On sale for £3.50, they are giving away a Missguided nail polish worth £5.00 with each magazine, with a choice of the following colours:

So far I've picked up Glamour with a free Face Wash (Would have preferred the eye cream or lip salve but Tesco didn't have any, may still pick them up if I can!) and a Marie Claire with an Extreme Extend Mascara.
I think I'll give the Missguided polishes a miss as they are only a saving of £1.50 and I'm not a fan of the colours, and I'll definately not bother with the St Tropez as I received one in last months She Said Box!

Have you come across any good freebies this month? Will you be trying any of these products out?


  1. Thanks for the heads up hun. Like you, I passed on the missguided polishes x :-)

    1. You're welcome! :)
      Are you gonna pick up any of them?


    2. Hmmm I haven't decided yet lol, I've just ordered new stamping plates from Bundle Monster & Cheeky plus I got the mini mouse collection from OPI... Naughty lol, so I don't want to get carried away with buying the mags like last month lol.

    3. Hehehe! Oh well, I see it as 100% necessary - we're bloggers, we need stuff to blog about! lol!

      I know what you mean, I spent a small fortune on the mags last month! I'm gonna be better behaved this month!


    4. That's what I keep saying to my Mum because she thinks I've bought too much nail polish recently, but I NEED it lol. I have already tried 3 different balance me things so I won't bother with them, but id like the Avon stuff. X :-)

  2. Hey, I found you on the Bloghop, you blog looks great and i love that you talk about movies too!! xx

    1. Thanks hun! I`m following you now too :) xx

  3. I will be buying some of these for the lovely freebees. last month marie clare gave away a nail polish by ciate which is fab. That was the best free product last month. But i will definately be buying the mag again for the mascara :)


    1. Oh I loved last months freebies, I bought 3 copies of Marie Clare to get every colour of the Ciate polish lol. Oops! Last months Harpers Bazaar was great too, with a free Leighton Denny polish! :)



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