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 items, or ‘Deluxe’ 5-7 item versions, and comprises of […]

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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 to the last day of the preceding month. Many […]

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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 on social media including Instagram and Facebook. #GirlCrush is […]

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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 box this year. This month the theme is a […]

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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 worth around £40. In addition the brands featured also […]

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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 out of my monthly supplies, so it was a […]

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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 anytime) subscription service, similar to the You Beauty Box […]

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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 on offer. I chose The Organic Pharmacy Lip and […]

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