My First Glossy Box!

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After feeling slightly disheartened with my October Birchbox (click here for my full post) when I received an email from Glossy Box offering me three full sized samples as well as their October box, I couldn’t resist! I have heard very mixed reviews of Glossy Box but I thought it was time I tried something new. I love the idea of subscription boxes as it’s a great way of discovering new brands and products, and the value of the box is usually a lot more than the price you pay which is always good news.

Glossy Box is a monthly subscription which costs £10.00 plus P&P. Their boxes usually contain a mixture of full sized products and sample sizes, but this months box is made up of five full sized products. When this lovely pink box arrived on my door step I was super excited to see what was inside!

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Lanolips Hand Cream (£8.99) – Hand cream is not usually my thing but this being antibacterial as well as intensely hydrated will be great for me to use whilst at working as I’m constantly in & out of gloves as well as washing my hands. It is a really generous size so I will definitely be keeping this one in my handbag.

Nicka K Blending sponge (£6.50) – I’ve actually been considering purchasing a Beauty Blender so this product came at the perfect time. The dome shape is said to work really well so reaching the nooks around the nose to create a streak free finish.

So Susan Highlighting Pencil (£15.00) – This is a new brand for me, and also a totally new concept. I think I will use this peachy hued highlight for highlighting my brows and the inner corner of my eyes.

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Talika Photo-Hydra Day (£24.85) – I always love trying new skincare products, especially more luxury brands. This moisturiser is deeply hydrating and also contains plumping Hyaluronic acid to keep your complexion hydrated and perfectly primed. I think this will work well to prep my skin before wearing a full face of make-up so I look forward to trying it out.

Jelly Pong Pong Fairy Lashes Curl Mascara (£17.95) – If you have been reading my blog recently you’ll know I have been looking for a new mascara, so it seems as though Glossy Box read my mind. I love the cute packaging of this product, it instantly grabbed my attention.

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I also received my three extra products on the same day, also I’m not sure I will get as much use for these! The products were Yves Rocher Cocoa & Raspberry hand cream, Bella Pierre super gloss in the shade Clementine Citrus and Toni&Guy Shine Gloss serum.

All in all I was very impressed with Glossy Box. The presentation of the box was really simple and sleek, and the products in my box were all things I will get lots of use from. The total value of this month’s box was £73.29, which is crazy considering how much the subscription costs. I am definitely going to keep this subscription rolling for a few months as I’m really impressed so far.

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25 thoughts on “My First Glossy Box!

  1. Damn 5 full sized products! I never got that treatment from GB in the 2 and half years I was subscribed. The reason I ended up unsubbing was because the cycle had started to go round on itself, I remember that Jelly Pong Pong mascara from a box probably 2 years ago. Hopefully you’ll get a good stint of products and you don’t end up finding it very samey month to month as I did in the end 😦

    I love that Talika Moisturiser, I received it in another box – I swapped out my primer for a while and just used that, worked really well!

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      1. Yes I’ve been looking at the cohorter boxes this month, they’ve teased the brands for next month and I think I’ll wait til December – they’ve upper the price from £20 to £35 and I don’t think I’ll be too bothered this month by the brands enough for that much! The one box I’ve had from them has been the best though! Xxx

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  2. This box seems awesome, almost makes me want to subscribe! I was thinking about it but looking at past boxes they had in the US, I didn’t see much that I would want to get so I’m sticking with what I have now! xx

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  3. I had the exact same thoughts!! I was going to get October but decided to wait until November and they sent me a 20% off voucher so I’m excited to try it in November! This months looks good though! The Tony and guy serum is a really good one! 🙂 xx

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