Forget the soggy summer with home treatments to revitalise you while on a budget – plus play to win £50,000 on the Sun Savers Raffle
FED up of feeling blue? New research reveals an apple and a cuppa a day really does keep the doctor away.
Which is good news during an August full of rain and sniffles. If you’re feeling a little under the weather, here are some home remedies for a little less . . .
AROMATHERAPY: It has many physical and mental well-being benefits but you don’t need to splash the cash on a treatment session. Instead, buy an Air Wick essential mist diffuser kit to create your own zen aromatherapy session. They’re much cheaper than the average treatment of £45. Grab a kit from Amazon for £10.
SAVE: up to £35
BLUEBERRIES: Apples aren’t the only fruit that keeps the doctor away. Research shows that blueberries are also capable of this, too. To save the most money stock up with a frozen 440g pack, £2 at Iceland, they’re much cheaper than buying a fresh 150g pack from Sainsburys at £1.50.
SPA: Sometimes we just need to take some time to relax, remove ourselves from the day-to-day stresses and spend some time just focusing on us. Do this with a spa day. You could take a friend to Bannatyne’s for a 25-minute treatment for £59, down from £126. Just visit buyagift.co.uk. You’ll feel fabulously fresh in no time. If you’d rather relax in your own space, head to Superdrug to pick up a Pink Clay face mask for 99p.
HYDRATE: Stay in tip-top shape with a swig of coconut water. It’s not only delicious, it’s also great at rehydrating if you have a cold or fever. Grab a litre from Sainsbury’s for £2.70. Or try watermelon to keep your juices flowing. To get the most melon for your money, head to Morrisons for a whole melon for £2. It’s much cheaper than pre-packaged melon slices from Tesco for £2.50.
Deal of the day
IT’S still summer when you have your own pool. Nab this inflatable one from Home Bargains. Now £19.99, down from £39.99.
WOW Tuesdays are back at KFC – so you can get nine pieces of chicken for £5.99. That amount would usually cost £15.57.
My Sun Savers fiver
CONNOR MCGUIRE, from Cleethorpes, Lincs, says: “I’m saving up my Sun Savers fivers to buy a food blender to make smoothies so I can get healthier.”
- Send us your Savers fiver stories to sunsavers.co.uk/fivers and you’ll get 28 codes worth £5 if your tip is used. Please include your name and town.
BUY Aldi’s desert boots for £9.99 instead of Ben Sherman’s £70 version.
Reader’s saving tips
STACEY PATER, from Chislehurst, Bromley, says: “When you reach the end of your lipstick and it’s flat, use a lip brush to get out every last bit – you’ll get a few more days’ wear out of it.”
- Send us your tips to sunsavers.co.uk/tips and you’ll get 28 codes worth £5 if your tip is used. Please include your name and town.
Shop and save
WASH those germs away with Carex aloe vera hand soap, just 86p at Tesco, usually £1.30.
Play now to win £50,000 on the Sun Savers Raffle
JOIN thousands of readers taking part in the new Sun Savers Raffle.
Every Sun Savers code you enter will earn you a ticket for our £50k monthly Raffle. And for every ten tickets you collect in a calendar month, you get a GOLDEN TICKET for our £80k Raffle, which takes place every three months, with the first one at the end of June.
There is no limit to how many tickets you can collect. So the more you enter, the better your chances.
To take part go to sunsavers.co.uk or open the Sun Savers app. Then opt in to each month’s Raffle by clicking “Yes!” when prompted and start collecting the Sun Savers codes printed daily in the paper.
Every time you scan or enter a code into Sun Savers, you get a Raffle ticket in the £50k Raffle.
Not yet a Sun Savers member? Just go to sunsavers.co.uk or find “Sun Savers” in the app store to get started.
- T&Cs apply. Full T&Cs at sunsavers.co.uk/faqs.
Win a year of Sky Q
SCORE at home with our latest Sun Savers competition. To celebrate the return of the Premier League last weekend, we are giving 15 Sun Savers members the chance to win Sky Q FREE for an entire year. That includes a year’s access to all the Sky Sports channels so you don’t miss a moment of the action.
Every fan has big hopes and dreams for the new season and this year should be one of the most interesting ever. Plus, even when the footie’s not on you will be able to watch a range of great films on Sky Cinema, as these are available on Sky Q too.
Sky Q makes life easy with all the best entertainment in one place, including Netflix, YouTube, BBC iPlayer, Sky Atlantic, Sky Cinema and Sky Sports. To enter, download the Sun Savers app or join sunsavers.co.uk.
Next, collect TEN Sun Savers codes from those printed daily until August 27. Today’s code is on Page 24. Enter or scan codes on the Sun Savers app or website.
Once you have entered ten codes, head back to the “Win A Year Of Sky Q” page found in the “Offers” section of Sun Savers and click “Enter” there before midnight on Monday, September 2. Not a Sun Savers member? Download the Sun Savers app or sign up at sunsavers.co.uk.
- T&Cs: Multiple code collect 10/8/19 – 27/8/19. Entry closes at 23:59pm on 2/9/19. 18+ UK residents only – new and existing Sky customers. Netflix account not included. Find full T&Cs at sunsavers.co.uk.
Fancy a free fiver?
YOU can get FREE cash with super Sun Savers just for buying your favourite paper.
Our brilliant new rewards club will pay back our most loyal readers.
Just pick up the paper each day to collect your Sun Savers codes and we will GIVE YOU £5 when you have collected 28.
This isn’t a one-off and there is no limit to how much cash you can save.
For every 28 codes you enter, we will give you a fiver. So over the course of a year, that could add up to £65.
We are keeping it super-simple. You don’t have to enter codes from consecutive days, so don’t worry if you forget a day or two.
MOST READ IN MONEY TIPS
Download our easy Sun Savers app and quickly scan your code using your smartphone. Or go online and enter your code at sunsavers.co.uk.
To get you on your way, join today and we will put a bonus £1 in your Sun Savers wallet tomorrow. And the good news doesn’t stop with free cash.
With Sun Savers, we give you the best hacks, deals and tips to save money every single day.
TO JOIN: Don’t worry, folks — joining takes just 30 seconds, in three steps.