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Look out for Preloved’s Restoration Day this Saturday

You know we love a bit of a restore, repurpose and upcycle here, which is why I thought you’d like to hear about’s Restoration Day which is being held this coming Saturday. This is for giving some tender loving care to your old furniture, antiques, and even your car, so there’s something to appeal […]

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NYX Butter Gloss lip review Penny Golightly treats under a tenner

NYX Butter Gloss lipgloss review

This week’s Treat Under a Tenner is NYX Butter Gloss, and here’s a quick review of it. NYX Butter Gloss is essentially a very easy to wear lipgloss that’s more moisturising and comfortable to wear than your average gloss. It lasts slightly longer too, although all lipglosses will naturally have less wear time than, say, […]

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The benefits of careful credit card use

While running up unmanageable debts on a credit card is undoubtedly bad, sensible and careful use of a credit card can have a number of benefits. Instead of demonising them, it’s more realistic to think of them as a financial product with a range of potential pros and cons. The pros of credit cards Getting […]

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Empty the Storecupboard Challenge Week 14 Penny Golightly

Empty the Storecupboard Challenge: Week 14

When I started the Empty the Storecupboard Challenge fourteen weeks ago, I didn’t quite realise how many meals it was going to translate into… Not that I’m complaining, of course, it’s all been edible and some of it’s turned out to be properly delicious. There’s still about half a shelf of older food stocks to […]

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Penny Golightly competition instant glam kit prize win

Win an instant glam beauty kit

Competition time! We have an instant glam kit full of gorgeous beauty goodies to give away, including some hot new makeup releases – so come on, it’s time to try your luck in the prize draw. The collection contains: Studio London ‘The Classic Brow Series’ kit, containing 3 eyebrow powders, eyebrow pencil and brush, brow […]

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