Beauty | Glossybox 'The Style Edition' September 2015

Having a package full of goodies delivered to your door each month is fun, as I discovered last month after experiencing my first beauty box. The novelty still hasn't worn off and I'm pretty sure I've got the beauty box bug. Glossybox are renowned for their pretty pink parcels and after seeing them all over the bloggersphere, I just couldn't keep my mitts off...

This pastel pink tub of Maria Nila Luminous Colour Masque (£18.95) caught my eye from the off. Not only is the packaging pretty enough to display, but the product is exactly what I've been lusting after since my bleach battering. Packed with nourishing, strengthening and protecting ingredients it promises the glossiest locks to both natural and coloured hair. It smells incredible and it's sulphate and paraben free. Pretty much a winning product for me.

I'm pretty sure Glossybox read my mind as I've been searching for a new contour product to add to my beauty stash for some time. So I was super excited to receive the B. Cosmetics B. Sculpted Contour Kit (£10.49) made up of a powder contour and creme highlighter. I can't wait to play with this handy duo, having quickly dipped my finger into the highlighter I'm mighty impressed. Tiny, and I mean tiny, particles of glitter run through the creme which leave a wet-like glossy look. Vegan and cruelty-free, I'm glad to have discovered this brand.

Do these things really work? A pack of three Invisibobble Traceless Hair Rings (£4.00) are hidden within the box. Made of coiled plastic (think old school telephone cables) they claim to secure your hair without leaving a kink. The smooth surface of the spiral bands are intended to diminish damage and breakage by being kind to the hair shaft and not rubbing them. I don't know if I'm convinced, I'll be testing them out with a critical eye - ever the optimist.



Discovering the Marsk Eyeshadow Brush Pro (£16.70) was a thrill. I don't think you can ever have too many make-up brushes, especially eye ones. Flat shaped and precisely cut, the soft brush is designed to pack on eyeshadow to create a variety of looks, be it subtle or smokey. Is it smokey or smoky? I never know.

Almost like a twosome, a Bellapiere Shimmer Powder in 'Whesek' (£12.99) graces the box. Described as the colour of the season, the grey-meets-beige loose eyeshadow vows longer-lasting colour without any fading, creasing or smudging. I keep it no secret that I tend to shy away from loose powders, I find them a little daunting and well, I just can't be bothered with the mess. However, this shade looks perfect for party season and would work really well patted in the centre of the lid in a dark smokey (again, smokey or smoky?) eye look.

Filled with five full-size products worth over £60, I don't feel too guilty about treating myself to the £10 box. And can we talk about the actual box? I'll most definitely be keeping the 'collectors' box and filling it with something. It's been a fabulous welcome Glossybox.

11 comments

  1. I've always wanted to try a beauty box but never fully understood how the subscription service works but these look like great products and are convincing me a bit more to give it a go.

    winkbeautyblog.wordpress.com

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    1. It's really easy to sign up or just buy a one-off box. I've got to admit I'm a little bit addicted! x

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  2. You've got amazing photos! I just can't stop watching them :)
    Also love the idea of beauty boxes, but haven't tried myself yet! Maybe this time I'll think of it one more time x

    www.theclassyfancy.blogspot.com

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    1. It's a way of discovering new beauty bits at the fraction of the price, and I must say, I'm bloody loving it! x

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  3. Great post! I loved this months box :)
    Hayley xoxo
    HaySparkle.com

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  5. I really need to get a beauty box! This one seems like such a lovely one, the packaging is gorgeous too!

    Sempiternal Adventures

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