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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October Beauty News And Deals

These days some beauty deals are gone within hours, so it’s hard to list offers that can expire early or get closed before the day is out. Rather than taunt people with a FOMO I’m going to focus on offers that most people are going to […]

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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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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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Clarins Launches An Extra-Firming Mask With a Free Skincare Bonus

  Clarins have launched a wonderful new skincare product that can be used across all their ranges—the Extra-Firming Mask which contains organic green banana and lemon thyme. Simply massage into the skin after exfoliating and leave for 10 minutes. Then rinse off for skin that will […]

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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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Try Me and Pick ‘n’ Mix Sampling at Feelunique

One of the best ways to find a product that works and suits you is from a sample, however, companies can’t afford to produce samples for every single product. A sample is supposed to be just that—something you can try for free before you buy to […]

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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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Latest in Beauty And You Beauty Box Latest News

LatestinBeauty.com I’ve been testing this site for the last few months with varying success. Some days the website is slow or just doesn’t load, and when it does, the selections for build your own box seem to have all the best items sold out. What also […]

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A Few Confessions From Behind the Beauty Counter

They may look glamorous, unapproachable at times, but beauty counter girls are glorified sales assistants, with perks and extra training on their products and services. Here are some myths debunked—no one will ever admit to them, but most are unspoken rules. I worked for several companies […]

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Birchbox UK—A Beauty Guru’s Review

[yasr_overall_rating] Room for improvement on both service and quality of boxes. One of the issues I have with beauty reviews is that many people are beauty fans rather than experts, and they enthuse over items that really are overrated. So, I have decided to try some […]

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Deciphering The Small Print Of Beauty Subscription Boxes

Beauty boxes are where you pay either a monthly or one off fee, and get a lucky dip selection of make-up, skincare, fragrance or hair care products. Recently there has been a resurgence, due to the Internet and social media, where advertising costs have been reduced, […]

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The Secret Life Of A Beauty Counter Girl

Most girls dream of being one of the girls in the cosmetic halls—getting paid to wear and play with cosmetics all day sounds perfect, yet the reality of it is quite different. In a department store, other members of staff always consider the beauty girls vain […]

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