PUT yourself to the test – and make your money go further by using product samples and testers.
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Getty – Contributor You could decorate your home at a fraction of the usual cost by using samples
HIT THE WALL: The latest home trend is to use sample pots of paint to decorate an entire wall. Buy a few tester colours and use lengths of masking tape to create an angular pattern on the wall. Then paint each section a different colour for a fun effect. You only need around three pots, which cost on average £2 each from hardware stores, compared to £17 for a 2.5-litre pot of Dulux paint. Currently there are tester pots at B&Q for just 10p, down from £1.70!
SAVE: £1.60 on a sample
LITTLE SAVINGS: Huggies is giving away free samples of DryNites pyjama pants, which protect kids’ beds from getting a wetting. All you have to do to claim yours is fill in your details at website drynites.co.uk. Choose your design and Huggies will pop it in the post, along with a £1 DryNites voucher. Usually £5.50 for a pack of ten from Sainsbury’s.SAVE: £1
YOU BEAUTY: Save pounds on pampering by stocking up on samples. I like feelunique. com, which lets you pick ’n’ mix five free beauty samples every month. Choose from 400 samples, including Nuxe moisturisers and Yves Saint Laurent perfumes. You do need to pay £3.95 for postage but you receive a gift voucher for this amount for future purchases. Stock up before your holiday to save on buying travel minis.
SAVE: £10 on a Nuxe travel-size moisturiser
PET PROJECTS: Go to trophypetfoods.co.uk, fill in your postcode and it will send you up to three 50g packs of pet food that usually cost from £1.40 each. And get a free dog chew by visiting purina.co.uk. A pack of seven normally costs £1.30 at fetch.co.uk.
SAVE: up to £4.20 on three packs of Trophy pet food
MAKING SCENTS: Order perfume from the- perfumeshop.com and it will also send you a free sample of the same fragrance. Plus, you can currently get the new L’Eau D’Issey Pure Petale De Nectar eau de toilette for £38 and get ten per cent off, until the offer closes at 9am tomorrow.
SAVE: up to £2 on a trial-size perfume
Deal of the day
Save more than £100 on the cost of this Nespresso machine
START your morning with a classy coffee using a Nespresso by Magimix Vertuo Plus M600 machine, now just £79.99 at Currys. Was £180.
You can’t turn down a packet of Pringles for only £1.12
POP open a Pringles tube in Original, Sour Cream & Onion or Salt & Vinegar for £1.12 each. Was £2.25.
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Save £3.50 on this bottle of whisky
GREAT Scotch! Whisky fans can grab a 1l bottle of The Famous Grouse for £16 at Tesco. Was £19.50. Offer ends Monday.
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YOU can now get LLAMA Edition Smarties sweets in yellow, pink, red and purple. A 105g pack costs £1 at Asda.
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