Competition: Cult Beauty £250 spending spree

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Celebrate Christmas in style with a £250 shopping spree at Cult Beauty

Cult Beauty are offering one lucky reader an amazing £250 gift voucher to spend on their Christmas shopping! To enter, here’s what you need to do:


1. Post your Cult Beauty wish list (including products and links) on our forum in the competition thread. We want to see your favourite Cult Beauty gifts, and this can of course include one or two treats for yourself!


2. Email with your name and email address (this will add you to Cult Beauty’s mailing list, from which you can unsubscribe at any time). You will be emailed a 10% discount code to spend on your next order after competition has closed*


Cult Beauty ship to many countries round the world – please check that your country is included before entering.  The closing date is Thursday 5th December 2013 at 10pm GMT.


Sali’s picked her favourite gift ideas below – we can’t wait to see yours!



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A brilliant and original gift for couples, newlyweds, or yourself. This candle fills the room with a beautiful rosey scent while the ‘wax’ melts to become a rich, nourishing skin oil to cool slightly then pour over the body for massaging. Indulgent, decadent and a bit filthy. Perfect.



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My Bella Freud ‘Ginsberg is God’ jumper is my most treasured item of clothing, so when I was given one of these a couple of years ago, I couldn’t have been happier. Simply the coolest looking candle available, but with as much substance as style. This burns long and evenly, throwing out the most gorgeous fresh scent of a summer greenhouse.



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Winter begins with a hot, deep Elemis milk bath. I’ve been using this for years to soften, moisturise and nourish my dry skin. It looks simple and plain, but truly, the fragrance has to be smelled to be believed. Like someone has bottled the sweet, mellow, milky smell of newborn babies.






Screen Shot 2013-11-19 at 20.04.18Partner: DIAMOND CARE SONICARE TOOTHBRUSH, £249
I often give Sonicare toothbrushes as gifts – I bought one for my partner early in our relationship because I refused to stay there and have to use a horrible electric model. Sonic brushes are, in my opinion, in another league to manuals and electric versions. Your teeth will look and feel cleaner than ever before. This is the model I use and includes a very handy USB charger for travel.



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A 24-hour, two-step, vitamin packed hangover treatment for times of painful overindulgence or general non-alcohol induced stress. The ‘Sleep’ step helps calm and soothe to optimise sleep, while the morning ‘Awake’ shot helps propel you towards meaningful activity. All for less than the price of a cocktail. Bacon sandwich and fat Coke optional.



Screen Shot 2013-11-19 at 20.05.01Sister: T3 SINGLE PASS FLAT IRON STRAIGHTENERS, £125

Hair straighteners are a daily part of many women’s beauty routines, so it’s important to use a model that’s as kind as possible to hair. These T3 ceramics are loved by beauty experts and heat in just six seconds, delivering sleek, shiny hair in one stroke. Hair feels soft and healthy afterwards. Great for creating curls and waves too.


Screen Shot 2013-11-20 at 18.07.38Teens: TOPSHOP BEST OF BEAUTY EDITORS’ PICKS COLLECTION, £55

Topshop is easily one of the best make-up brands for teens and this is a really cleverly picked set. Containing seven items including Topshop’s brilliant creme blush, eyelining pen and blood red nail polish, this is the perfect kit to set up a teen with great quality, fashionable basics. Any young woman would flip if she received it as a gift.



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Quite simply one of the all time greatest face powders. This peachy shade is flattering on every skin from palest white to darkest black, and gives a wonderful glowing effect to the complexion. Can be dusted with a fat brush all over foundation to set, or stroked locally on cheek and forehead bones for depth and contour. A classic.



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Showbiz fanatic: CHEEKIE CHEEK & LIP SHINE, £19

In over a decade of interviewing Hollywood actresses, this cult product has come up on several occasions. It’s a sheer, dewy-looking balm that prettily tints cheeks and lips in either raspberry or coral. It’s easy to wear, a cinch to apply and is secretly how many off-duty actresses fake the “I’m a natural beauty and don’t need make-up” look.



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Dads rarely treat themselves so make him feel a million dollars with this superior cream shave. I love the Omorovicza spa skincare brand – it’s great quality with reliable results and this men’s product delivers the same. Particularly good on sensitive skins or coarse whiskers, it leaves the chin soft and smooth. Great on legs too.





 *Terms & Conditions


By entering the prize draw you agree to these terms and conditions. You will be entered into Cult Beauty’s free prize draw with the chance to win £250 e gift voucher to spend on Cult Beauty. Customers may only sign up once. One winner will be drawn at random by an independent person. The winner will be notified in writing no later than one week after the prize draw has closed, i.e. by Thursday 12th December 2013. Prize is non-transferable, non-refundable and non-negotiable. There is no cash alternative. Plus all entries will be emailed a 10% discount code to spend on their first order from after the competition has closed. By entering, you agree that your email address will be used to keep you informed about Cult Beauty news, products and promotions. You can easily unsubscribe from this with one click on the ‘unsubscribe’ button at the bottom of any of our communications. Cult Beauty reserves the right to (i) cancel ‘Prize Draw’, (ii) refuse any individual’s entry and (iii) amend the terms and conditions.


*Offer valid until 24/12/13. Excludes Escentric Molecules, Stila & Alpha-H.

Debra Brock

Debra Brock is co-founder of and a contributing writer.

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