Glossybox June First Impressions

Hello beauties! I hope your all good. I’ve just got over the worst cold of my life. Colds in the summer are the worst.. But now I can breath and sleep properly so all is good! Back to blogging!

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This month’s Glossybox is about festival season and upcoming holidays. This box includes must haves to take with you! It’s even got 3 full sized product to last us all summer. Sounds great so far!

MONU Spa Rosewood Reviving Mist

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The perfect pick-me-up for dull days and stressed skin, to leave you feeling calm, comforted and in control. Created using a blend of zesty essential oils. A blend of zesty essential oils from Lemon and Rosewood.

I love MONU Spa product so I was really happy to receive more from them. It smells gorgeous and will be great for those warm summer days when you need a cool down. Perfect size to keep in your handbag too! This is a 50ml sample size. Full size is 100ml worth £11.95

Glossybox Flash Tattoos

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We’re always working to ensure our glossies are a step ahead when it comes to trends, so we’ve designed these exclusive faux tattoos. Make like the A-Listers and wear them stacked around your wrist with a few bangles, or apple them somewhere different such as above the ankle.

To be honest I think these are a bit naff and something I would of worn as a child! Probably end up in the bin!

Halo Fragrances Free Facial Wipes

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Fragrance Free Facial Wipes are formulated to gently cleanse your skin removing any make-up, including waterproof mascara. Suitable for sensitive skin, with Vitamin E and Aloe Vera to help leave your skin feeling cleansed and moisturised.

I’ve used Halo Wipes before. Mostly when I go to festivals because they do ones specially for your body which is always handy when your not gonna shower for a while! These will come in handy when I run out of face wipes. This is a full sized 10 wipe pack worth £1.20

Kueshi Anticellulite Booster

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The combination of natural ingredients work together to help to stimulate the bloods circulation which in turn protect and reinforce the linings of our veins. The added antioxidant agents also fights against the signs of ageing.

I’m always up for trying out product that will help me tone and reduce cellulite. No one wants cellulite! Although I am always quite sceptical about products like this, as long as you combine it with the gym you might see results. It soaks into your skin really quickly which is great as I hate waiting around for creams to dry! This is a full sized 150ml tube worth £14.55

Essence The Gel Nail Polish

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Meet our latest nail obsession. This innovative nail polish has a long lasting get formula, for an amazing shiny manicure that endures all week.

I actually have some essence nail polish in my collection I haven’t tried out yet. You can find it in Wilkinsons in the UK and I stumbled across it and brought a few products! It’s a German brand, I now this because I got some of their products in my beauty swap with Reify who is from Germany! The shade I received is called Ever Young which is a very girly warm pink. Not a colour I would of picked for myself, but I’ll still probably wear it! This is a full sized 8ml bottle worth £1.71

So I’m pretty pleased with this box! Except for the faux tattoos of course! I wouldn’t of minded if it was an added extra obviously, but as one of my 5 I’m not too pleased. Regardless, my box is worth around £30 which is great.

If you’re interested in subscribing to glossybox if you could use my referal link I get 200 glossybox points for every referal!

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Glossybox May First Impressions

Hello beauties! I realise I’m a bit late with this one.. But better late then never!

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This month’s box is about festive chic,so they’ve boxed all the essentials you need to prep for the balmy days ahead.

MeMeMe Enhanced Eyes Dual Ended Eye Wand

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Introducing MeMeMe’s NEW, catwalk and trend-inspired dual ended eye cream wand. Designed with a two toned colour feature comprising of two complimenting shades for an effortless, quick and high impact application. It’s never been easier to create multi-tonal looks, in an instant.

I’m not one to experiment with coloured eyeshadow, but blue is a colour I have used before. I love that it is two toned so you can be creative with it.

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The shade is called midnight storm. This is how the colours look. It’s very creamy so it’s easily blended. I’m looking forward to trying this out! This is a full sized pencil worth £6.95

Etre Belle Aloe Vera Ultra Moisturising Gel

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Aloe Vera Ultra Moisturising Gel comes with Liposomes. Especially smoothing moisturizing gel free of fat, tightening and reviving the skin. Elasticity will be improved considerably. Etre belle is one of the few privately-managed companies of its size in the German cosmetic landscape. The Company was founded by Harry Emich more than 30 years ago, and is headquartered in the Stuttgart region, in the Southern part of Germany.

This is going to be great to use after being out in the sun. I’m constantly getting burnt being so pale, so this cooling gel is going to be great for those days spent outside! This is a full sized 40ml tube worth £15.93 which is how much the box is worth!

Zerreau Towel Off Shampoo Foam

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Zerreau is a brand new concept in hair washing, allowing you to wash your hair properly but with absolutely no water required. It really cleans effectively, even removing product such as hairspray, wax or gels. Leaving you with soft clean lushious locks! Zerreau is NOT a leave in product and its NOT a dry shampoo either!

This is going to be very popular with festival goers. There is only so many times you can cover your hair in dry shampoo! I love the idea, but I have used it once and I’m not totally sure I used it right, so I’m going to give it another go before making my mind up and doing some research. This is a 70ml sample. Full size is 100ml worth £6.99

SASS Intimate Perfect Skin Concentrate

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SASS Intimate Perfect Skin Concentrate has been created for women who live their life at 100%. The exfoliating Salicyclic Acid and the Fruit Enzymes help prevent ingrown hairs. The Aloe Vera soothes and hydrates, whilst the Kelisoft helps to minimise hair regrowth. A perfect mix for the perfect skin.

Product Promise

Prevent ingrown hairs
Reduce hair regrowth
Soothe post-shave

I’ve never has a problem with ingrown hairs, but I am interested in its reduced hair regrowth claims. I’ve seen this advertised lately so I’m glad I’ve received it in this month’s box! This is a 30ml sample. Full size is 100ml worth £12

Collection Cosmetics Field Day Lipstick

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Step into spring with a slick on trend pastel pink across your lips, courtesy of Collections new Field Day range. With a beautiful matte finish, it’s the perfect way to update your look in seconds.

I’ve been wearing alot of pinks in the day lately so this is a welcomes addition to my collection. Though I am stepping back from matte shades, I prefer creamier shades in the summer because my lips get so dry. This shade is called Pink rose and is a full sized lipstick worth £2.99

I’m very happy with this month’s box! I would absolutely use everything. From the full sized items they all tally up to over £25 which is great value. Last months box I wasnt too excited about and everything I got didn’t get my all excited. They have won me over again! I guess every month can’t be amazing eh?

If you’re interested in subscribing to glossybox if you could use my referal link I get 200 glossybox points for every referal!

Glossybox April First Impressions

Hello beauties! Hope you’re all okay. So my Birchbox was amazing this month, so Glossybox had to do something pretty special to beat that.

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This month’s box is paying homage to beauty royalty. This collectors edition box is inspired by the silver screen stars who’s elegant and timeless beauty is a relevant now as it was then. Whether you take inspiration from Marilyn Monroe, or the more demure Audrey Hepburn, a red lip and a feline flick are both essential.

Lord & Berry Lipstick Pencil in Kiss

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Lord & Berry’s Crayon matte lipstick pencil offers an intense color, long lasting and ultra confortable application. Apply regularly on you lips as you would any other lipstick and see immediately how it soothes and softens. Long lasting textures, avaible in the four essential ranges of your emotional library: fantacy, drama, romance, poetry.

We were promised this item I the last box. This is the one product I loved in this box. The colour is right. I haven’t actually tried out these yet. Bonus that it’s a full sized item too worth £10. Got most of my money back from just that! Totally wearable colour. Looking forward to trying this out!

Astral Original Face & Body Moisturiser

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Astral All Over Moisturiser is trusted with delicately balanced and nourishing ingredients, Astral locks in the skin’s natural moisture whilst still allowing it to breathe, leaving skin fresh, hydrated and protected. Astral- everyday indulgence you deserve.

This moisturiser certainly looks like it would pack a punch, it’s so thick and creamy. Considering its a favourite amongst Hollywood stars and make up artists, it’s quite cheap at £3.89 for a 200ml tub! Would of expected a bigger sample though! This is a 50ml sample. Packaging isn’t anything to write home about.. But as long as what’s inside is great, who cares!

POP Beauty Kajal Eyeliner Pen

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Elizabeth Taylor’s iconic cat eye has never been easier to recreate, thanks to this sooty black kohl Pencil from Pop Beauty. Create a clicked wing with one swipe and what’s more, it’s super easy to blend for a smokies effect.

I have quite a few eyeliners that I need to get through so this will probably take me a while to get to. I tried to find this product on their website but it isn’t available, which is pretty pointless if I decide I like it.. This is a full sized item worth £6.50

Color Club Barely There Nail Polish

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Nude nails are a key trend this spring, which also has roots in the Hollywood Era. Thus us one if our favourite shades for the coming season and complements any skin tone for a glossy and sophisticated finish.

I have so many nude nail polishes at the moment, but you can never have too many Nudes! I’ve been buying so many nail polishes at the moment that I could open up my own nail bar! This is a full sized item worth £4.10

IDC Body Lotion

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Following in the footsteps of our favourite Hollywood icons, who lived taking the time to pamper, indulge in the beautiful aroma if lavender or rose with this soothing body lotion. Quickly absorbed, it instantly hydrates and nourishes for beautiful skin, leaving it silky soft and delicately scented.

When I first saw this, I thought it looked like the cheap body lotions you get in those sets that are littered on the shelves at Christmas… You know those ones you get in the 3 for 2 offers? It’s not a brand I’m at all familiar with or that actually wows me. However it does smell lovely, but it’s not gonna be an item is dying to try out. This is a 100ml bottle which is worth £3.59

This box didn’t really excited me at all. When I opened the box, I have to admit that I was a little disappointed. The only items I think I’ll be using is the Lord & Berry Lipstick Pencil and maybe the Astral Original Face & Body Moisturiser. Although I did get my money back from the items I received, which is always a bonus. It has a nice mixture of products which is nice to see, just not very many brands I’m excited about. I know these beauty boxes are about finding new brands to love, but the brands I’m unaware of in this box just seem a bit… Cheap.. Not that that’s a bad thing, but I think that these boxes are better used when finding out about high quality products. But I guess every box isn’t going to be a winner! Which is a little disappointed as Glossybox have been on a winning streak lately.

If you’re interested in subscribing to glossybox if you could use my referal link I get 200 glossybox points for every referal!

March Glossybox First Impressions

Hello beauties! I hope you are all well. Sorry for the late Glossybox post. It was my birthday last week so I haven’t had much time lately to actually write anything up, and with my drafts all being deleted, I had nothing to publish! But I’m scripting it in there just before March ends and April begins. How fast is this year going already huh?

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It’s early days, but spring is here! The new season is all about fresh approach. From the colours you choose, to the products you use. That change is reflected in this box, which includes a gentle skin peel from Naobay, a do it all mascara by Essence and the spring lip shade that has become a well deserved Glossybox favourite.

Naobay Moisturising Peel

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Facial milk with natural peeling particles from the Acai palm tree. This face peel gently exfoliates the skin, removing surface cells and impurities. It helps reduce the appearance of fine lines by combining Olive oil*, Shea butter* and *Sweet Almond oil* with Gotu Kola extract that soothe the skin after the peel

This is the item they promised us in the last box and I must say i was rather excited to receive it! I love their packaging. The wooden top is just an amazing touch to a yet simple tube. This peel isn’t what you would usually assume a peal is, it’s not of an exfoliator. It was tiny exfoliating beads mixed into a rich cream, and it smells lovely too! I’m nearly out of my exfoliator so this may have to be its replacement! This is a full sized 100ml tube worth £13.71. Pretty much paid for my box!

Essence Lash Princess Volume Mascara

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Very royal! The Lash Princess mascara has a specially-shaped cobra-head wand, which covers each individual lash to create dramatic volume and a gorgeous, sweeping look – for intensive fluttering lashes. Just as unique as any princess, the mascara is presented in a bottle that looks like a beautiful evening gown.

I’m familiar with this brand through my Beauty Swap with Reify. This is a German product which is newly available in Wilkinson. The brush looks amazing, I can’t wait to try it out. I just hope it’s smudge proof too! This is a full sized 12ml tube worth £3.30

Dove Advanced Hair Series Youthful Vitality Shampoo & Conditioner

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Did you know? As hair ages it loses essential nurtients such as proteins and lipids leaving it feeling coarse, dull and thin.
New Dove Youthful Vitality range helps replenish these*; Infused with a powerful blend of Cysteine rich protein and Elasto-Lipids, it nourishes and redensifies for fuller, more youthful looking hair. Our lightweight formula cleanses hair and creates fuller looking hair. Enjoy soft, shiny hair that is full of vitality with visible fullness.

So I’ve already had a sample of these come through with my You Beauty Discovery Box this month, so I should get some good use out of the two lots of samples.. Especially with how long and thick my hair is! This is a 2X50ml sample size. Full size is 250ml worth £5.99

ncLA Nail Lacquer

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We’re a proudly “5 Free” luxury nail lacquer, meaning we are not only 100% free of DBP, toulene, and formaldehyde, but also of camphor and animal testing. Because we love our furry friends and toxins aren’t fashionable.

Love everything about this brand from the free from toxins, to the against animal testing… To the nail of this nail polish… I ONLY FLY PRIVATE! Absolutely love it! And I love this fabulous bright orange nail polish! Can’t wait to give this a go. This is a full sized 15ml item worth £13

Sleek MakeUP Port Paint

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Pout Paint is a lip stain like no other! Providing lips with intense colour and a long-lasting finish, it’s the perfect product when you demand more colour. Pout Paint is made to be mixed, so the possibilities are endless.
Provides full coverage that is light weight
Non-sticky and extremely buildable

I’ve looked at these in the drugstores because and always wanted to try then out, but always feared I wouldn’t like them because they are too sticky.. Even though it claims to be non sticky, and I’m not a very big fan of the application. Thankfully, it isn’t sticky. However when I first used it, it came out clear which was a bit annoying, and it seems very hard to control on your slips which could be messy. But this is my first impression so I’ll get around to using it properly soon. This is a full sized 8ml tube worth £4.99

This is my favourite box of this month. It’s got everything. Make up, skincare, haircare and nail varnish. I love it when they cover a good broad spectrum of products, and they are all good brands too! From just the full sized products, my box is worth £35! How good is that! Glossybox have been very good lately with value for money.

If you’re interested in subscribing to glossybox if you could use my referal link I get 200 glossybox points for every referal!

February Glossybox First Impressions

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Hello beauties! This month’s box is.. Yeah you guessed it.. The LOVE box. It comes with four full sized products including an Eyeshadow inspired by what’s sure to be the sexiest film of the year Fifty Shades of Grey.

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Wilkinson Sword Hydro Silk

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With a water activated bar of moisturising serum infused with marine extracts and shea butter, this razor hydrates skin for up to 2 hours after shaving and the five blades leave legs super soft

I’m kind of attached to my other Wilkinson Sword razor at the moment. I currently have the Intuition razor that you don’t need shaving foam for, so it may take me some time to try this one out. This is a full sized item worth £9.99

MARSK Mineral Eyeshadow – Fifty Shades

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With a colour palette inspired by that film, this mineral power based Eyeshadow is 100% natural and highly pigmented so it packs a punch.

I’m not the biggest fan of loose Eyeshadow. I hate the fallout that they leave and they are much harder to control. But at least it’s in a colour I would use. This is a full sized 1.2g product worth £14.49.. Seemed alot for a pot of loose Eyeshadow…

Royal Apothic Tinties

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We discovered this quirky brand in Los Angeles. Inspired by an old apothecary manual, it’s now a celebrity favourite with Victoria Beckham rumored to be a fan.

Lip products are so welcome in this weather. With the heating on at work, my lips get so dry so I always have something in my pocket handy. Such a lovely shade of pink too. It can also be used over lipstick for moisture and shine. The packaging is so lovely, the jar makes it feel expensive! This is a full sized 3.4g item worth $14

So Susan Rose Quartet Lip & Cheek Palette

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Pretty pinks or bold crimson, this versatile palette has a match for either mood.

I haven’t had the best if luck with So Susan palettes. I got sent one of their concealer quads and I really didn’t like it but this is a different product so I will keep an open mind when using! I probably won’t use it as a cheek stain as, you probably know, I prefer powder. This is a full sized 4g item worth £8.

B. Cosmetics Defined Brow Kit

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As well as Brow defining shades, this kit includes a highlighter to enhance the brow arch, brow was to make brows beefier and a brow setting gel for a pro finish.

Ive recently got into B. Cosmetics so I’m glad they have been added to the Glossybox collection. Again, I’m more of a pencil girl myself.. And some of the colours are way to dark for me. I might give it a try and if it is too dark give it to a friend. I’m not sure if it’s a full sized item, but it looks it. This is worth £9.99.

So that’s my box for this month! Most of the items will get use, and the rest can just be donated to willing friends if not! Most of the items were stated to be full size, but I think they all were, or the last two were pretty close to it! Which is what i love about Glossybox.

If you’re interested in subscribing to glossybox if you could use my referal link I get 200 glossybox points for every referal!

I won the Glossybox love lottery!

Hello beauties! I hope you’re all okay. So if you follow me on instagram or Twitter, you would of found out that I won their love lottery! I always enter these Glossybox competitions and I never win. But this time i did! And I think I got the best item on offer..

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I’ve always wanted an Urban Decay palette, so when I found out I had won it, i was over the moon. It’s always been the cost of these palettes that have put me off. It’s so beautiful, I don’t even want to use (I obviously will!) the packaging is so lovely and just feel expensive. I love nude palettes so this is the perfect fit for me. Can’t wait to try it out! I’ll do some Swatches soon and a review, although I’m sure most of you have seen many many before, but I wanna do my own cause I’m so excited!

December Glossybox First Impressions

Hello beauties! So i have been away a lot lately. Partly because I’ve been getting ready for Christmas, and I just felt like a bit of time off! So I’ve had a pretty big back log of posts i need to write up, including this Glossybox First Impressions.

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So obviously it being December, its a Christmas box! i received mine really early in the month which was really good. i guess Glossybox were trying too get them out of the way to break up for Christmas! So lets get onto what i received!

Skin Pep Hydra Boost Pure Hyaluronic Acid Serum

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Hydra Boost contains the clinically proven cell communicating ingredients, Hyaluronic acid, in a perfume free, alcoholic free, hypo allergenic formulation that will promote a healthy new skin glow.

Some of us received a Skin Pep sample in our September Glossybox which was the Brightening Enzyme Acid Peel . I wasn’t overly impressed with it to be honest but i am keeping an open mind with this one as its a different product. This is a 15ml sample which is a pretty good sample size considering that the other samples of Skin Pep we got were only sachets. Ive also noticed on the packaging that this product is also Paraben Free which is always good in my books! A full sized 70ml bottle will set you back £24.99

TreSemme Nourish & Renew Tonic

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With tea tree extract and sunflower seed oil the salon quality tonic will instantly help nourish your scalp and renew your hair.

I love receiving hair products as i use a lot on my hair to keep it in good condition. I also suffer from dry scalp so this product is very welcome. This is a full sized 150ml item worth £5.50 i love TRESemme products so I’m sure i will love this one. Can’t wait to try it out!

All That Jazz Professional Nail Lacquer

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All That Jazz UK is a brand that has a colour to suit everyone. The colours are set to fit any season or trend, they are extremely hard wearing and long lasting.

As soon as i saw this i thought it was the perfect shade for Christmas! It’s a glitter based polish with a slight red tinge to the gloss. The shade is called Kristina’s – Lipstick Is Our Obsession. This is a full sized 15ml bottle worth £9.98 I’ve made my money back from the TRESemme item and this, which is good! I have tried this out as i couldn’t wait and a full review will follow soon!

Bella Pierre Cheek & Lip Stain

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Bella Pierre Cheek and Lip Stain is super blendable, 2 in 1, handbag hero to finish off any look

I haven’t ever used a stain for my cheeks so this will be new territory for me. The shade i received is Coral. The tub doesn’t say how many grams it is, but the full sized item is 5g and is worth £12.99 and i don’t think its much off 5g.

Anatomicals Zap! Zap! Zap! Gets That Chap. Day & Night Spot Stick

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This double ended product is a real saviour. It has a day time formula and an evening formula to work on spots all day long.

I’ve revived items from this range before quite a while ago through Glossybox. I don’t get very many spots, but when i do they are big! I’ve currently been using a Superdrug own Tea Tree spot stick treatment which has been working wonders, so id love to know how this goes up against my current one! The only problem with reviewing this is id need to get a spot to review it, and i don’t really want that to happen! This is a full sized 7ml stick worth £3.79 loving all the full sized items from Glossybox this month!

So those are all my items this month! I’m happy with my products, but nothing really wowed me like previous boxes have. But at the same time, i have received a lot of full sized items so i cant really complain, and some good sample sizes. I’ve got my money back from all the products, but i would like to receive items from ranges I’m not too familiar with, like you seem to get with Birchbox. Full reviews will be available soon.

If you’re interested in subscribing to glossybox if you could use my referal link I get 200 glossybox points for every referal!

What did you receive this month? Anything you wish you had gotten, or not received? Let me know!