Have you been hearing the term ‘Black Friday’ a lot recently? Well, in case you were wondering what ‘Black Friday’ is and what the fuss is all about, it’s basically the Friday after Thanksgiving – a holiday in the US commemorating a harvest festival celebrated by the Pilgrims in 1621. In the US, Black Friday is considered to be the first day of the traditional Christmas shopping season, so stores all over the country tend to offer massive sales for people to take advantage of before Christmas arrives.
Although Thanksgiving isn’t celebrated in the Philippines, a lot of stores in the country have still embraced Black Friday. This might be to signal the season of Christmas shopping, as well; but whether it is or not, we’re definitely all for it! After all, who doesn’t love a good sale, right? Here are 10 Black Friday sales that we think you shouldn’t miss for your Christmas shopping – and personal shopping 😉 – needs!
10 Local Black Friday Sales that You Shouldn’t Miss
Are you a beauty junkie? If so, then you will go absolutely gaga over the discounts at Beauty MNL. This November 23 to 24, 2017, they will be offering exclusive discounts of up to 70% off. From facials to Suesh makeup brushes, this is one beauty products sale you won’t want to miss! Visit their Black Friday sale tab here.
Speaking of beauty products, Sephora won’t be left behind, of course. At Sephora, you can get 15% off EVERYTHING for the whole day today, so make sure you shop before midnight tonight! If you’re a Sephora addict like myself, this is a dream. come. true. Click here to start the shopping madness!
Eyeing something in the US? You can take advantage of the latest deals abroad this Black Friday and Cyber Monday through the help of Galleon. In case you haven’t heard of Galleon, they can basically help you find products that you normally cannot find in the Philippines and deliver them right to your doorstop. Try it out by visiting Amazon’s Black Friday deals and then send the link to Galleon, so they can send you their product page with complete all-in prices in Philippine pesos. 🙂 It’s pretty cool! Find out more about Galleon here.
Everyone has shopped at Lazada at least once, may it be because of the unique items that you’ve stumbled upon unexpectedly or because it was the only place you could find certain items at affordable prices. Well, things are about to get even more affordable at Lazada because they are offering jaw-dropping deals at up to 80% off from November 24 to November 27, 2017. Lots of time, sure, but better shop now while you’re here, no?
What girl doesn’t love Forever 21? Heck, even guys and kids have learned to love the store because of the wide array of options that they have. If you love to shop at malls, then you will be ecstatic to hear that you can enjoy discounts of up to 50% off at all Forever 21 branches until November 26, 2017! Better head on over there stat, though, because sizes tend to run out pretty quickly (trust me; I’d know).
Conversely, if you are the type who would prefer to shop from the comforts of your own home, Zalora is here for all of your Black Friday and Cyber Monday sale needs. At Zalora, you can enjoy different kinds of deals for different kinds of items. For clothing, for example, they have a ‘Buy 3, Get 30% Off’ promo on selected items. For makeup, on the other hand, they are offering discounts up to 60% off. Visit the site and see which promo suits you best.
Looking for something geeky to gift this Christmas? Don’t miss Abubot’s Black Friday Sale. From today until November 26, 2017, you can get a 15% discount on all of the items in your cart with a minimum purchase of Php1,000. Trust me: once you check out the geeky shirts, games, toys, and other merchandise on their site, you’ll end up spending more than 1,000 anyway. :p Check them out here.
Another geeky store that we love is Geek Universe. Here, you can find all sorts of awesome geeky merchandise, including cool bags, unique accessories, fun wallets, and even plush toys of your favorite fandom. This Black Friday, they are offering discounts to their customers, as well. Find out more about their sale here.
Love board games? This is one sale you’re not going to miss. If you’re even just slightly interested in board games, you’ll know how pricey some of them can get. Well, Gaming Library is having a Black Friday sale that is going on all the way until November 27, 2017 – and with discounts of up to 50% off! This sale is totally worth those huge savings that you’ll get. Stock up on your games today by clicking here.
Are you a photographer? Have you been eyeing certain gadgets all year, but have always procrastinated because ‘ang mahal eh, next time na lang‘? Guess what? ‘Next time’ is finally here as Henry’s offers up to 80% off on selected items. More sulit savings right here! Better hurry, though, because their sale is only happening today! Click here to check out their sale.
Whether you are starting your Christmas shopping early or are simply looking for good bargains to take advantage of while you can, these Black Friday sales are sure to put a smile on your face once you find a great deal