In order to help you grab a bargain during the mammoth sales bonanza, our team of expert deal-hunters are on hand to find the best early offers. We’ve already seen some standout deals on everything from Amazon’s Echo dot to a whopping offer on the highly coveted KitchenAid but will continue to reveal the hottest offers as soon as they drop. Happy shopping!
Refresh your make-up bag with Boots this Black Friday
Boots was one of the first to kick off the early Black Friday sales, and we have to say, the deals have been up there with some of the best. Here’s what we’ve already bought:
Bobbi Brown glam packed must-haves star gift set: Was £82, now £35, Boots.com
Bobbi Brown is an all-star here at IndyBest, with the brand winning itself a place in numerous beauty round-ups. If you are looking to try some of the brand’s bestsellers, this set is a great way to go without bursting the bank. While it includes a number of great products, the shadow stick impressed us enough to gain itself a place in our round-up of the best eyeshadow sticks for quick and effortless make-up, and the mascara was the “best for staying in place all day” in our review of the best mascaras.
That’s just one of our favourites at the moment, but for more great early Black Friday deals at Boots, we’ve got a whole guide (we told you we were expert deal-hunters):
That’s it from us, we hope you’ve enjoyed our continued coverage of the best deals of the day. We will be back tomorrow with more offers from your favourite brands. For those of you who are just too excited (we understand), have a look at our guides to get ahead of the best Black Friday deals you should know about:
There’s something about jewellery that always makes it feel like a gift, even if we buy it to – as Matthew McConaughey so delicately puts it in the famous 00’s rom-com How To Lose A Guy In10 Days – “frost ourselves”. If you want to do just that, here are the top jewellery deals we have on our radar right now.
Michael Kors Jaycie ladies watch: Was £189, now £95, Very.co.uk
Fans of designer labels will know just what a bargain this is. The famous Michael Kors branding can be spotted from miles away on both the buckle-fastening leather strap and gold-coloured three-handed face, and at almost £100 off, you’re getting a rare deal on a big name in fashion.
All you have to do to access this deal is sign up for the Monica Vinader mailing list, which gives you early access to 25 per cent off Black Friday offers. This elegant bangle is available in sterling silver, 18ct gold vermeil or 18ct rose-plated gold vermeil. We like it even better for its use of recycled gold and silver.
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Sky offering 50% off 60GB data plan for Apple and Samsung phones
Only ten more days to go until Black Friday, but Sky has upped its game with an early sale this year – allowing you to save on broadband and mobile phones. Discounts include 50 per cent off phone plans for the latest models from Apple and Samsung.
The coveted iPhone 13 pro is among the deals, meaning a bargain price for the all-new smartphone. In our review of the 13 pro, our tester said: “The swathe of photographic improvements alone are worth upgrading for, made possible by a faster processor and better camera sensors.”
But Android fans are not left behind, with an equally impressive deal on the Samsung Galaxy S21 5G. Our reviewer noted: “In some ways this phone seems like a gentle upgrade over last year’s S20 but the big drop in price, snazzy design and strong cameras make the S21 highly appealing.”
Mattresses, bedding and more: Woolroom launches Black Friday deals
A mattress is a big purchase that requires some consideration – which is why a lot of us put it off. But a good mattress will give you around seven to eight years of peaceful sleep and, as a good night’s sleep is in everyone’s favour, is an investment worth making. This newly launched Black Friday deal from Woolroom is simply too good to miss.
Woolroom Lincoln 5750 mattress: Was £1,159, now £753.35, Woolroom.com
Featured in our best mattresses review, this is our favourite one yet from Woolroom. Our tester said its material “makes for such a supportive, instantly relaxing feel that you’ll drift off to the land of nod before you know it. We also appreciate this mattress being completely natural – thanks to its hand-selected British wool together with the outer fabric containing soft merino wool blended with natural viscose – and does not contain any chemicals.
FitBeast foam roller set discounted by 36% on Amazon
There’s one lesson most of us learn the hard way as we get older: aftercare is very important when it comes to sports, probably equally as important as a decent warm-up. Some good stretches and pressure can not only help to prevent injuries, but also improve recovery time. Luckily, Amazon has us covered in this department and lined up some offers that will have us back on our feet in no time.
FitBeast foam roller 2 in 1 4 piece set: Was £29.99, now £19.11, Amazon.co.uk
This roller set includes two free massage balls for targeting smaller areas as well as two foam rollers. It’s great for relieving tension after intensive training sessions as well as increasing blood circulation. At 36 per cent off, do your body a favour and start using them post-workout.
If you haven’t tried using a massage gun yet, you’re in for a real treat. This particular one from Renpho was featured in our best massage guns review – where our tester said the entry-level gun might lack some of the more extensive features of other models but “its five heads and five speeds are more than enough to treat the occasional sore shoulder or weary quad”.
Invest in a timeless handbag this Black Friday with deals from Radley
As our phones keep getting bigger and our pockets smaller, it looks like we’ll be carrying bags forever. But if they’re from Radleys, we’ll happily oblige. Available in wearable colours like black, ink blue and tan, these bags are a real investment that will go well with any outfit.
Radley Baylis road medium multiway grab bag: Was £219, now £109, Radley.co.uk
If there was ever a moment to invest in a decent handbag, this is probably it. This black handbag from Radley – a timeless classic – is currently half price. It has three compartments, twin grab handles and a removable cross-body strap. Whether you’re off on a shopping spree or to the office, this bag won’t let you down.
Radley Pockets medium zip around cross body bag: Was £139, now £83, Radley.co.uk
This type of bag has been around for ages – but why change a winning formula? The iconic cross body bag is big enough to hold all your essentials: phone, wallet, keys and then some more – making it perfect for a city trip. Because you carry the bag across your body it’s easy to quickly reach for your wallet when you’re about to hop on a bus and thanks to the flat design you could hide the bag underneath your coat when you’re in busy places.
O2 reduced monthly rates on top devices for Black Friday
Many people take advantage of Black Friday discounts to upgrade their tech to a newer release for a better price. At O2, phone plans – including a brand-new phone – are thrown into the mix with up to £400 off top devices from Samsung and Apple.
Samsung Galaxy S21 5G with 60GB data: Was £50.98 per month, now £39.97 per month, O2.co.uk
If you pay £30 upfront for the Samsung Galaxy S21, one of the leading Androids according to our reviewer, you can opt for the special Black Friday rate of £39.97 per month – saving you about £11 per month and a decent £400 over the 36 month contract period.
Apple iPhone 12 5G with 150GB data: Was £45.54 per month, now £38.54 per month, O2.co.uk
You can do a lot of streaming with 150GB and this deal will save you £252 over the 36 month contract period. According to our tester who compared the iPhone 12 to the iPhone 12 pro, the main reason to opt for the more pricey version would be its camera, as it “felt like we were writing the exact same review twice”, with Apple “really closing the gap between the two devices, making the decision between the two both easier and harder”.
Dominique Boulan16 November 2021 14:15
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