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 + 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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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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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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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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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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#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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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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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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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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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 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 ~ 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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Birchbox July 2016, With Millie Mackintosh Review

The July box has been curated in conjunction with Millie Macintosh (who used to be on the reality television show, Made In Chelsea) where each box contains a full size Loc x Millie Lip Pencil in Bohemian Rose, and a John Frieda Frizz Forever Smooth Anti-Frizz […]

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You Beauty Box: New Memberships Options!

Now you can choose from a Bronze, Silver, or Gold membership and still have the ability to cancel each month. The You Beauty Box is run by the same folks who own Latest in Beauty (who handle the Glamour Edits), and the Powder Beauty Drawer boxes, […]

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