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09-02-2020, 10:34 AM
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Boots Cotton Wool Pads

I use Boots cotton wool pads to remove my eye makeup.

I keep meaning to ring Boots to ask them, why do....
Boots Cotton Wool pads (100 pack) cost £1.49.
Yet, Boots Baby Cotton Wool Pads (100 pack) cost £1.10?

Why charge 39p more for something identical? Are adults being penalised?
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09-02-2020, 10:36 AM
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Re: Boots Cotton Wool Pads

It's marketing I guess. I use the supermarket ones and have found the baby version costs more.
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09-02-2020, 12:23 PM
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Re: Boots Cotton Wool Pads

Originally Posted by Artangel ->
I use Boots cotton wool pads to remove my eye makeup.

I keep meaning to ring Boots to ask them, why do....
Boots Cotton Wool pads (100 pack) cost £1.49.
Yet, Boots Baby Cotton Wool Pads (100 pack) cost £1.10?

Why charge 39p more for something identical? Are adults being penalised?
I think it could be added VAT for the adult one.

Edit.
No, that doesn't work out but there will be added VAT in there somewhere I expect.
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09-02-2020, 12:40 PM
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Re: Boots Cotton Wool Pads

Originally Posted by Artangel ->
I use Boots cotton wool pads to remove my eye makeup.

I keep meaning to ring Boots to ask them, why do....
Boots Cotton Wool pads (100 pack) cost £1.49.
Yet, Boots Baby Cotton Wool Pads (100 pack) cost £1.10?

Why charge 39p more for something identical? Are adults being penalised?
Is one thinner than the other?
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09-02-2020, 01:07 PM
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Re: Boots Cotton Wool Pads

Originally Posted by Longdogs ->
Is one thinner than the other?
Art I use them but the 100 pack is called Doublefaced Cosmetic Round Pads( not labelled cottonwool except on the back of the pack) which might account for that higher price ?
On the 50 pack they’re labelled Doublefaced round pads on the front .

I don’t suppose Baby cotton wool pads are doublesided?
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09-02-2020, 03:45 PM
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Re: Boots Cotton Wool Pads

Originally Posted by Zuleika ->
Art I use them but the 100 pack is called Doublefaced Cosmetic Round Pads( not labelled cottonwool except on the back of the pack) which might account for that higher price ?
On the 50 pack they’re labelled Doublefaced round pads on the front .

I don’t suppose Baby cotton wool pads are doublesided?
Thank You, Zuleika but the ones you use are different. Here are pics to show the two packs l am comparing...


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09-02-2020, 05:13 PM
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Re: Boots Cotton Wool Pads

Why don't you buy a pack of the baby ones and try them Artangel?
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09-02-2020, 06:57 PM
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I agree. The baby ones are not a bad price and they have a nice drawstring feature.
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09-02-2020, 07:06 PM
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Re: Boots Cotton Wool Pads

Originally Posted by Percy Vere ->
Why don't you buy a pack of the baby ones and try them Artangel?

Percy, l did buy the baby one but they are running out.
I went to Boots to get some more and saw the ‘adult’ ones. I couldn’t understand why the same pads were more expensive than the baby ones.

Annie, I did get some from Savers and they were only 69p for 100. Is it any wonder why Boots are closing some stores with the prices they charge.
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09-02-2020, 08:09 PM
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Re: Boots Cotton Wool Pads

I have some old brake pads if it helps?
 
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