Hi Everyone! Warning, image heavy post coming!
My very first Glossy Box turned up yesterday, YAY! I’m So excited to start trying these products They come in this gorgeous pink box and wrapped up with a pretty bow (sorry it WAS a pretty bow, but I was too excited to open it!!).
Look at all those goodies, eep! including Illamasqua, wow!! Well this all looks great but what is Glossy Box you say? Well for £10 a month you get 5 luxury product samples (often full size!) where the overall value well exceeds the price you pay.
Our product selection is original and innovative. You can try them out in the comfort of your own home. GlossyBox enables you to try out the luxury product miniatures in your own time without the annoying interruption of sales pitches. If a product has caught your attention you can easily learn more about if from our website. If you would like to buy the product, we can direct you to an online supplier. You can also choose to provide us with product feedback, which enables us to improve and adjust the content of your next box to better suit your individual needs. You receive a GlossyDot for each completed feedback sheet. With 20 GlossyDots the next box is free. – glossybox.co.uk
Onto the products! Let’s start off with the nail polish
CIATE Nail Enamel:
“From the ergonomically designed bottle, the deliberately long cap for ease of use and the 250 bristle flat brush for long-lasting, full coverage: Ciate takes exceptional care to make applying their enamel colours a pleasure. Formaldehyde, dibutyl phthalate and tolene free.”
ORLA KIELY Orla Kiely Eau de Parfum:
“A charming début fragrance by the acclaimed designer, the eponymous fragrance’s light floral notes, with natural extracts of rose geranium and bergamot, are subtly balanced with fresh fig and a hint of chocolate.”
WELEDA Pomegranate Regenerating Body Oil:
“Weleda Pomegranate Regenerating Body Oil contains only pure plant oils. Rich in essential fatty acids and anti-oxidising vitamins, slather on this oil for more elastic, hydrated, smooth and supple skin. Suitable for vegans.”
ILLAMASQUA Powdered Metal in Ether:
“Powdered Metal creates anything from a subtle sheen to an extreme metallic finish on face and body. The shimmering pale gold adds radiance to bronzed skin, and highlights your skin where applied.”
Sadly the tester doesn’t come with the powder puff like a retail version but they recommend to use it with a Kabuki brush.
And last but not least…
ULTRA SUN Face 30:
“Ultrasun’s special Liposome Formula protects the skin from UV induced ageing. Apply it once a day for water restistant sun protection that moisturises, too. Perfect for face, neck, décolleté and hands, formulated without emulsifiers, fragrance or oil to reduce prickly heat.”
Overall for £10 I think this box is fantastic, the quality of the packaging alone really makes it special. The full retail price of the Illamasqua Powdered Metal is £22.50 on its own so the box is instantly worth at least double what I paid for it. My only disappointment was how long I had to wait for it; I signed up in May just after the May boxes were arriving and was told they had sold out of the June boxes so would have to wait for July. I’d say if you are considering trying Glossy Box out then sign up sooner rather than later as you may have a bit of a wait.
I’ll have a thorough test and let you now my favourites!
Until next time, have fun!