You Beauty Box Review ~ May 2017

While the competition for subscription boxes continues, You Beauty Box has struggled in the past few months (IMHO) to come up with exciting edits, and this is the first month in a long while where I have seen a good shortlist. In fact it’s my first […]

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Is This The End Of Birchbox Points?

Just about every company has a loyalty scheme these days with perks for subscribers or members, from airmiles, supermarkets, and coffee shops. We’re used to it, and expect it! Birchbox, one of the leading beauty subscription boxes has been renowned for of the best schemes in […]

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My Little Box ~ April 2017 Review

The market for subscription boxes is getting fierce; boxes packed with more products and with more variety. I’m not one usually for lifestyle items, but I decided to try My Little Box as they have their own beauty brand, and had a tempting first box offer […]

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LoveLula Beauty Box ~ April 2017 Review

I made a last minute decision to subscribe to the April LoveLula box (midnight on 31 March). Last month I was a little on the fence about the contents where I could only use one item, and I am pleased to say this month I seemed […]

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Birchbox ~ April 2017 Review

It’s been a while since I’ve had a Birchbox, but as I was in need of another drawer box to put my cosmetics in some sort of order, and so it was a perfect excuse to resubscribe. This month they have collaborated with Boden, and beside […]

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Little-Known Box ~ March Review

After last months box where every item was used, I was slightly disappointed with the March box that didn’t contain any skincare items. Out of the six items, I had heard of three of them, and only have use for the body scrub and nail items. […]

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The Red Skincare Edit Beauty Box Review

With so many beauty boxes around these days, the bar has become higher—especially for curated collections. The brands selected for the Red Skincare Edit are good and safe choices for those seeking a new skincare regimen, however, it fails in a couple of areas in my […]

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Love Lula Beauty Box ~ March 2017 Review

Love Lula is a beauty company that focuses on natural and organic brands, and offers free worldwide delivery on orders over £10. They also offer a great value monthly beauty box priced at £12.50 (which includes delivery) that contains up to four full sized items, usually […]

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Little-Known Box ~ February Review

Little-Known Box is a new beauty box that is available in the UK that focuses on (as the name says) emerging and niche brands with a particular emphasis on premium, natural and organic beauty products. Launched in May 2016, each box contains 5-6 items, which are […]

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Pink Parcel ~ February Review

I’m usually ambivalent about boxes that contain too many ‘lifestyle’ samples, but some of the members of a beauty group I am in sang praises for Pink Parcel, and so I decided to see what all the fuss was about. As it happens I had run […]

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Birchbox ‘Beautiful Skin’ Limited Edition Box Review

This impressive Birchbox ‘Beautiful Skin’ collection brings together a selection of six premium branded skincare products. Limited edition boxes can be hit or miss, but this one contains items suitable for all skin types, and includes two full sized items, one of which is a Foreo […]

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Birchbox January 2017 Review

The temptation of a 2 for 1 box offer was too good to miss, and I resubscribed to Birchbox this month, also because I needed another drawer box to organize my beauty products in. I got lucky, in that my curation was not bad—3/5 items were […]

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How To Get The Best From Your ‘Latest In Beauty’ Subscription

Since their relaunch a few months ago, Latest in Beauty has become the favorite beauty subscription service that beauty box fans are raving about. With a selection of over 200 products, some of which are full sized, the value is hard to beat with free postage […]

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Love Me Beauty Box ~ A Third Chance Review

My previous reviews on Love me Beauty have not been great (first one, and second one), so I hesitated to try the box again, and to review it. I was tempted by a half price code that a friend had posted on social media, so I […]

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Latest in Beauty ~ £20 Gift Collections

The relaunch of Latest in Beauty has brought with it some excellent gift collection beauty boxes, perfect for a treat or as gift for any beauty lover. Subscribers to Latest in Beauty get free postage on all the boxes, otherwise it’s £3.95 for non-subscribers. These are […]

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You Beauty Box ~ December 2016 Review

The last You Beauty Box of the year has an excellent choice of products and has been produced in partnership with Feelunique. With each box is a 15% discount code that can be used on all the brands until the end of May 2017 (some exclusions). […]

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This is Powder ~ Christmas Beauty Box Review

A beauty box that has no subscription seems like a great idea, and This is Powder also claims that the products are tailored to your needs. Housed in a useful pink drawer box, before you see what products are on offer though you have to fill […]

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Birchbox Versus Glossybox ~ A True Comparison

Birchbox and Glossybox are two of the most popular beauty boxes available worldwide, and I wanted to see what was their appeal and whether they were really worth it. Are they over hyped, or was I missing out? Now, it takes a lot to impress me […]

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Glossybox Review ~ What Is All The Fuss About?

Whenever a beauty box is mentioned, Birchbox and Glossybox always crop up. Are they really that good, or do they just have good exposure? Now, I’ve tried Birchbox for the best part of the year and you can read my review here, but each time I […]

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Latest In Beauty ~ Relaunch

Latest In Beauty have been renowned for their build your own beauty boxes without having any subscription to tie you in. Now, with a relaunch a couple of days ago (complete with a new logo) they have both one off boxes, and a monthly (cancel at […]

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You Beauty Box ~ November Edit 2016

November was another month with a strange and limited selection of beauty products to choose from. There wasn’t enough to tempt me to upgrade from the usual Bronze membership, but for people who are shopping for stocking fillers it was ideal with six full sized products […]

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Birchbox ~ A Not So Starry October 2016 Review

Disappointing, is too mild a description for the October box from Birchbox. Beauty boxes are hit and miss, but this month the accidental duplicated item is in fact the only useful and decent item in my poor selection. The saving grace is that due to the […]

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You Beauty Box ~ Changing Seasons, October 2016

The October selection from You Beauty Box has a diverse range of items to choose from, with the added bonuses of a pair of Soften Glove Masque, and Soften Sock Masque from 7th Heaven in each box (worth £2.99 each). There was an added incentive to […]

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Birchbox Anniversary ~ September 2016

September sees the sixth anniversary of Birchbox in the UK, and they brought back the popular and much loved drawer box. I admit I had cancelled my subscription, but the drawer box with the enticement of a full sized ModelCo product (Highlighting Trio worth £17 or […]

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You Beauty Box ~ September 2016

The Editor has selected the latest curation of the September You Beauty Box to celebrate the third anniversary, however, I’ll be honest in saying the selections were lacklustre for beauty aficionados, and I downgraded to the basic Bronze membership, even then struggling to find two items […]

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Love Me Beauty Revisited ~ August 2016 Review

There have been a few changes at Love Me Beauty since my last review. They no longer send out your selection in boxes, but a hessian cosmetic bag, and they have begun to do monthly edits rather than add items to the boutique randomly. However, that […]

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The Glamour Summer Edit 2016 And A Bonus Box

There are still a few weeks of summer left, and I decided to buy the Glamour Summer Edit tempted by the offer of the mini skincare bonus box (Sanctuary Ultimate Cleansing Oil £4, Bee Good Lift & Brighten Eye Cream £6.50, Balance Me Radiance Face Mask […]

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You Beauty Box ~ August 2016 Edit

The great advantage of this beauty box is its flexibility and transparency; they email you to tell you they will be debiting your account so you have time to cancel or upgrade. This is my second month as a Gold member and while the August shortlist […]

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My Lost Or Stolen You Beauty Box

In the interests of investigation, I wanted to compare the contents and perks of the gold versus the bronze membership levels for the July You Beauty Box  (so far the only perk I can see is that gold members get an extra free product in their […]

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Birchbox UK: A 6 Month Subscription Review

Birchbox is hailed as the number one beauty box in the UK and I wanted to see if it lived up to the hype. I embarked on my beauty box journey back in January, and opted to try a six-month Birchbox beauty box subscription via a […]

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