The Sunday Time Style Beauty Box with Latest In Beauty ~ 2020

The Sunday Times Style Beauty Awards has come around again, and in conjunction with Latest In Beauty are offering a selection of the shortlisted items in a six item beauty box for £30. In previous years there have been a good selection of premium and budget […]

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Birchbox December 2019 ~ Review

This December, Birchbox have redeemed themselves after a disappointing November box with a beautiful blue velvet pouch with 7 items inside. Usually each box is £10 per month (plus £2.95 shipping) but right now you can get the December goodies for £5 plus shipping with the […]

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Birchbox ~ October 2019 Review

The October Birchbox looked rather good, with a few new items among what was on offer alongside some old favourites. Everyone got an eye mask from Vitamasques, either a morning or evening one, and you are supposed to be able to choose. However, at times website […]

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Birchbox September 2019 ~ Sweet Simplicity Review

If you haven’t had a Birchbox yet, the premise is quite simple; for £10 (plus £2.95 shipping) per month you get a box of at least five beauty items that can be sample, travel, or full sized items. The September Birchbox looked promising as there appeared […]

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Birchbox August 2019 ~ Summer Lovin’ Review

Summer beauty boxes can be a little hit or miss, usually because they contain seasonal items such as self-tan, which can be useful if you use it but not so much for those who don’t. I decided to take a chance and see what curation I […]

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Birchbox + Paperchase ~ June 2019 Review

The June Birchbox has collaborated with Paperchase this month, one of my favourite companies! I love the box design and with it came a 20% off voucher and a postcard was supposed to be included, however that was missing. As beauty boxes become more competitive for […]

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Birchbox ~ May 2019 Review

This is actually my first Birchbox of the year, and that’s because I haven’t been tempted to subscribe due to the selection of items on offer. I was tempted by the 2 for 1 offer this month, and to be honest, I was still a little […]

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The Sunday Times Style Awards Beauty Box ~ 2019

Brands always love to win awards, and its great publicity for them so team that with a beauty box you can build yourself with Latest in Beauty, and you get excellent exposure and hopefully more votes. This year, The Sunday Times Style Beauty Awards has teamed […]

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Pink Parcel ~ March 2019 Review

Pink Parcel used to be one of the better beauty subscription boxes, but recently fell into financial difficulty due to various factors from being too ambitious and issues with funding. If you haven’t read the open letter from the founder Dominic Hill, take a read here: […]

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Pink Parcel ~ December 2018 Review

Pink Parcel is a monthly subscription box that costs £12.99 a month which includes shipping. Inside there is a selection of lifestyle, beauty and sweet treats and a monthly supply of femcare products.The December box was a little disappointing as the chocolate and fudge (which was […]

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Birchbox December 2018 ~ Review

Birchbox is still one the most straightforward of the beauty subscription boxes around; it’s simple in that you can cancel by the last day of the preceding month, and it’s £10 a month plus £2.95 shipping. There are options to pay for longer subscriptions (3, 6 […]

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Sunday Riley Skincare Box ~ Glossybox Limited Edition Box Review

When beauty boxes launch a limited edition collection, you can be forgiven for being skeptical; is it really a limited edition or is it an advertising ploy, and are they overpricing it to make a quick buck? While Glossybox isn’t my favorite beauty subscription box (no […]

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Birchbox ~ September 2018 Review

Birchbox started the month with a selection of mystery offers when you subscribed and I went for the 3 for 1 box offer, which is even more of a lucky dip than usual. This month, each subscriber can choose a deluxe travel sized Benefit blush in […]

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Pink Parcel ~ September 2018 Review

The September Pink Parcel is called the ‘Eve Edit’ raising awareness for the Eve Appeal; a charity that funds and raises awareness for cancer of the various types of cancer females may encounter (ovarian, vulva, womb, cervical, and vaginal). I do feel this is an important […]

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Birchbox with Etsy ~ August 2018 Review

The August Birchbox has no less than 10 beautifully designed drawer boxes this month as it joins forces with 10 Etsy designers. Unfortunately you don’t get to choose which design, but all are stunningly creative, and the drawer boxes are invaluable. I received a lovely flowery one […]

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Pink Parcel ~ August Review

Summer beauty boxes can be a bit of a let down as they tend to be filled with self-tan products and body lotions, so I was pleasantly surprised with this month’s Pink Parcel. If you’ve not heard of Pink Parcel it’s a monthly subscription box that […]

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Eve’s Parcel ~ August Review

It’s always exciting to see a launch or relaunch of a beauty box, and so I signed up to the first Eve’s Parcel which is a relaunch of the Ms Flow box. Previously I had bought a trial box from Ms Flow and hadn’t been that […]

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Pink Parcel ‘Processions Box’ June 2018 Review

The June Pink Parcel box is a special limited edition one with the theme of ‘Processions’ and has been curated to celebrate 100 years since some women were given the right to vote in the UK. When the Representation of the People Act was passed, it […]

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Pink Parcel Review ~ February 2018

Is it wrong to look forward to your Pink Parcel box for the chocolate? To be honest it can make or break a box, and this month the chocolate was scrumptious. It was from Doisy & Dam and had maple syrup, Himalayan Pink Salt, and toasted wholegrain […]

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Powder Beauty Drawer Detox Box Review

January is traditionally a detox month (I started in December to try and get a head start) and the Powder Detox Box is packed with a mixture of full and sample sized products to help your skin and body survive a chilly winter. Housed in a […]

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Pink Parcel Review ~ January 2018

Pink Parcel is a monthly lifestyle subscription box; inside is a monthly supply of femcare essentials, plus beauty, and sweet treats and occasionally fashion accessories. This month compared to previous months curation of items was a little weak, even though four of the seven items were […]

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Pink Parcel Review ~ December 2017

Pink Parcel is a monthly lifestyle box for women that includes a monthly supply of essentials (your choice of items), along with a selection of beauty, and lifestyle items. Each box costs £12.99 including shipping, unless you are a previous subscriber where the price was fixed […]

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Beauty in Wonderland ~ Look Fantastic Advent Calendar Unboxed.

By Jane Alexander ***SPOILERS BELOW*** It’s November and the festive countdown is already underway with many beauty advent calendars being released last month and continuing into this one. Beauty advent calendars are fast growing in popularity and there is a big range from budget to the […]

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Love Me Beauty Review ~ August 2017

Love Me Beauty, has revamped its website in the last couple of months, but what changes have they actually made? The site is a little easier to navigate, they have decided to keep all previous months items in the shop until they sell out (rather than […]

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Ichiko Bento Review ~ July 2017

First Child- a review of the Ichiko Bento Classic Launch Box by Jane Alexander How it works Ichiko Bento, (Ichiko – Japanese for ‘first child’, and Bento – a traditional distinctively packed meal) is a new monthly subscription box which is offered as either ‘Classic’ 5 […]

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Love Lula Beauty Box ~ June 2017

The June Love Lula beauty box has an interesting selection of items, with skincare, body care, and a makeup item included this month. It’s fast becoming a great value beauty box that costs £12.50 per month (including UK delivery) that you can cancel at anytime up […]

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Pink Parcel Review ~ June 2017

Every now and then a beauty box comes along and stuns me with the value and the contents—Pink Parcel have done that with their June box, which has earned one of my rare 5/5 ratings. Pink Parcel is a monthly subscription box that includes a supply […]

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Pink Parcel Review ~ May 2017

Pink Parcel is a monthly subscription box that can’t be beaten for value or content. Priced at £10.50 per box that includes postage (£6.99 for your first box, no code needed), each box contains a variety of items from cosmetics, body products, tea, or sweet treats […]

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#GirlCrush Box ~ Review May 2017

Crush Love or Hate? By Jane Alexander With the beauty box market fast becoming saturated with familiar featured brands and similar products, new subscription boxes are emerging to cater to jaded customers looking for something new and novel. #GirlCrush is an intriguing newcomer that has appeared […]

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LoveLula Beauty Box Review ~ May 2017

I opted for another last minute order for LoveLula’s monthly beauty box, and this month has a general selection of beauty products suitable for all ages and skin types. LoveLula is a company that specializes in organic and vegan beauty products, and offer a monthly surprise […]

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