February You Beauty Discovery Box First Impressions

Hello beauties! With the hotly anticipated BAFTAs and Oscars both held this month, coinciding beautifully with valentines day, February’s red carpet theme is inspired by the glitz and glamour that accompanies awards season. As such, their shortlist has been carefully complied to ensure all products are extra indulgent and truly red carpet worthy.

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Each of the brands featured in their February red carpet edit are dedicated to upholding true beauty, inside and out. Their products are honest and hark working but truly luxurious. In short, these are the nominations for the beat performers within each category.

Age Defy + 24 Hour Brightening Moisturiser

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A revolutionary moisturiser with actives to deliver intense skin hydration and reduce age spots, fine lines and wrinkles. Enriched with 33 beauty enhancing actives for a youthful you, this product has an organic aroma infused with Palmarosa, Rosalina, Rose Geranium, Lavender and Red Mandarin. Reduces hyperpigmentation, increases hydration and cell metabolism, stimulates collagen synthesis and reduces wrinkles.

The first thing I noticed when trying a little on my hand is the lovely aroma this moisturiser gives off. Secondly it’s quite thick which, but it soaks into your skin very quickly which i was glad to see. This is a 10ml sample which will get alot of use out of. Full size is 30ml, so considering the actual full size item is a very good sample size. Full size is worth £34.95

Proto-Col Moisturising Facial Gel

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A luxury, daily, moisturising get with a blend of the highest quality ingredients to hydrate your skin to leave if feeling soft, smooth and supple. Containing plant derived collagen to nourish skin and pump fine lines and wrinkles, fresh royal Jelly to help regenerate skin cells and keep skin looking glowing and healthy, and hydrolysed silk to improve moisture balance, suppleness and elasticity.

Yes I picked two skincare products.. But the other items didn’t really grab me so I chose this one too. This is a thinner gel based product which again skins into your skin very quickly. It’s hasn’t got as Potent of auroma then the previous moisturiser, but sometimes that’s a good thing. All these added scents can cause irritation. It’s not greasy at all which is what I always look for in a face product, but also not too drying. This is a 20ml sample, again very good sample size. This size is worth £9.50 which is more then the cost of the whole box which is excellent value. The larger 50ml sample is worth £21.95.

Extra Treats

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bareMinerals Bare Skin Brightening Serum Foundation

The first ever mineral foundation and skin serum in one from bareMinerals. This ultra thin, skin Perfecting fluid provides seamless adjustable coverage, a natural finish and the look and feel of beautiful skin. Supercharged Lilac plant stem cell and vitamin c help to reveal brighter, more even looking skin tone.

Lindlt Milk Truffles

The original and most famous Lindor chocolate truffle. A perfectly round chocolate she’ll made if the finest Lindlt milk chocolate with an irresistibly smooth melting filing. For a guaranteed blissful moment to yourself everytime.

Unfortunately the shade of foundation looks a little too dark for me. But the chocolates are a welcomed addition! I actually ate them watching my new favourite TV show Scandal and they are certainly Heavenly!

So overall I’m happy this month’s box! There are some great sample sizes and great value for money. Unfortunately I may he swapping this box for another box. I feel like I need to see what else is out there, and I’m too attached to my Birchbox, and everytime I think about canceling my Glossybox they always say that the next box is gonna be good, and sometimes it is! I think also the sample sizes can be quite good in Glossybox so that’s one main reason I keep them around. If you know if any great beauty subscription boxes I should check out let me know!

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