Payday treats for June under £10
If you're feeling a little stretched after the past week of sunshine and a few too many expenditures on ice creams and picnics in the park, you can breathe a sigh of relief as payday has finally arrived. Make the most of your wages and treat yourself to something that doesn't cost the earth. Here are our payday treats under £10.
|1. Stylfile emergency nail file, £4.49|
If you're forever hunting for your nail file in your handbag, then this emergency version from Stylfile should definitely be on the list. Invented by Tom Pellereau, winner of The Apprentice 2011, the mini-S file and S-buffer make filing and buffing a cinch. This beauty tool is protected by a spiral case that can also be attached to your handbag so you can both find it and prevent any scratches to delicate items that it touches.
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|2. Fifty Shades of Grey, E L James, Arrow, from £3.20|
For an erotic read this summer with a touch of romance, get your teeth into E L James' debut novel, Fifty Shades of Grey. With something of a cult following, this tale of romance, suspense and passages of a sexual nature has been the New York Times number one bestselling erotic novel and continues to divide readers with its titallating and dark storyline. One reader wrote on the price comparison site Ciao that after reading this, "maybe you'll come away with some ideas to get a bit dirty yourself".
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|3. Gift Republic Grow It, from £10|
Do you ever think wouldn't it be nice to grow my own but I don't have the outdoor space? Well now you can grow everything from tomatoes to chilli plants indoors thanks to Gift Republic Grow It kits. Simply follow the step by step instructions, care for and propogate the plant when appropriate, and you'll have a homegrown salad feast ready in time for the summer.
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|4. Mavala Diamond Jubilee Nail Collection, from £8.95|
Make the jubilee weekend one to remember with this sparkly trio of nail colours from Mavala. Featuring red, gold and pure diamond shades, this luxurious collection of vernis was created to celebrate 60 years of the Queen on the throne. Wear them alone or layered over your favourite polish for a diamond effect. They're the perfect payday treat and will give you the party look in an instant.
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|5. Montagne Jeunesse Chocolate and Fruit Gift sets, from £5.99|
Pamper yourself this payday with a chocolate and fruit gift set with a difference. Choose between a collection of five face masks from the Montagne Jeunesse range based on either chocolate or fruit and take some time out to indulge your skin in a nourishing mask. All Montagne Jeunesse face masks are suitable for vegetarians and packed full of the most delicious natural ingredients so you'll really nourish your complexion.
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|6. Ionika Travel Hair Dryer, from £9.99|
Ensure your locks always look tip-top with this funky hair dryer from Ionika. Not only is this dinky beauty tool the perfect size to pack in your overnight bag or holiday luggage but it also has a powerful 1200W motor, two settings and dual voltage, which means you can use it abroad. The Ionika travel hair dryer is the perfect holiday essential and available from just £9.99.
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|7. George Palm Tree Tie Blouse, £8|
A trip to Hawaii may be out of the question but you can still channel the tropical vibe with this bold palm tree tie blouse from George. Featuring a scoop neckline, single-front pocket and tie-fastening, team this top with your denim cut-offs for a taste of the island life.
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|8. Jillian Michaels - 30-Day Shred, from £4.95|
In case you hadn't noticed, it has been pretty warm over the last few days so instead of hiding under your layers, shed the flab and get a bikini-ready body with Jillian Michaels' bestselling DVD. Jillian, who is the superstar of American fitness, takes you through her exclusive 3-2-1 interval system that will help you achieve a lean, slender body. One user on ciao.co.uk says: "I look and feel fantastic, and will be maintaining my daily use of the DVD to keep up with my new body, and I suggest that anybody wanting to look fantastic for the summer should purchase this DVD as well."
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|9. George Hobo Beach Bag, £5|
If you work on the basis of cost per use, then you'll be in minus figures by the end of summer because you'll want to take this hobo beach bag by George everywhere. With a bold black and white animal print, rope handles and enough room for you to put your towel, beach ball and packed lunch, make this a cheap and cheerful addition to your wardrobe.
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|10. Caudalie Beauty Elixir, £9.99 for 30ml|
Energise lacklustre skin, tighten pores, smooth out features and give your complexion an instant burst of radiance with Caudalie's award-winning Beauty Elixir. Inspired by the "elixir of youth" that Queen Isabella of Hungary used, this refreshing complex will bring back the glow.
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