Wednesday, 1 February 2012

Glossy Box - Valentines Edition!

The much anticipated Valentines Edition Glossy Box arrived yesterday morning, after waiting longer for this months box I was so excited to rip it open. I resisted my urge to take a few pictures of the beautiful packaging!

The last two boxes have been a themed colour, Decembers box was festive red and the Valentines box is a gorgeous hot pink! I love the way the Glossy Girls wrap our little boxes of loveliness, the products are carefully placed on pretty pink crimped stuffing, wrapped in white paper, a little sliver bow and a cute little pink heart holding it together, oh and yummy pink and white rock sweet.



Ok so what did I get?......

Eyeko Skinny Eyeliner
Glossy Box say – Get a handle on your eyeliner for precise definition and intense colour with a long lasting finish.


This eyeliner glides on like a dream, I got a soft green pencil, it’s not a colour I’d usually wear but I’m going give it a go!

Orly Nail Lacquer in Ruby
Glossy Box say – Orly, the top Californian brand, offers an infinite range of colours.



I love this colour so much, it’s a gorgeous red wine shade. Its so wearable, a great winter shade!

Weleda One step Cleanser & Toner
Glossy Box say – Weleda One Step Cleanser and Toner is a handy two in one pack ideal for travel.



This looks interesting, I am so guilty of very rarely using toner, so a 2 in 1 is a great idea, I’m looking forward to trying it!

FAB Gentle Body Wash
Glossy Box say – A moisturising, irritant free everyday cleanser ideal for even the most sensitive skin.



This looks quite nice, due to being gentle and for sensitive skin, it has a very delicate fragrance, I do prefer a body wash with a bit more of a scent to it! I’ll give it a go, but it’s not something I’d repurchase.

Murad Hybrids Skin Perfecting Primer – Dewy Finish
Glossy Box say – Oil-free primer ignites a radiant glow, powered by light enhancing minerals.


Any products which claim to give me a radiant glow or brighten my skin are always going  to get my attention, I also love a dewy finish over a matte look, so I’m excited to trying this.  It’s slightly tinted rather than clear like most primers, which looks like it’ll give a tiny bit of coverage.
I do like the products in this box, although it was a slight anti climax. There was so much hype about it, so I was a little disappointed there was only one full size product. Although Glossy Box do advertise it as 'A mix of 5 exciting miniatures' . I think we've been spoilt in the past with 2-3 full size products some months, so you sort of expect more than 1, well I did. However you (I) can't really complain at paying only £10 for the products. Anyway, enough of sounding like a spoilt brat, I am looking forward to all of these products, especially the Murad Primer and the Weleda Cleanser/toner!!
x x x

10 comments:

  1. I wish I had got the nail polish. Instead I got firming day and night cream which I kindly passed onto my mum! This is the second box I have received which has been more about anti-aging in my box so i am not sure they even look at the profiles, which has subsequently caused me to cancel :( x

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    1. Oh that's not good, a few people have said that! What's the point in filling out a profile if you're not getting the products to match it?! xxx

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  2. Love that nail polish! I got the November Glossy Box after that event and got a moisturiser called Monu, I think it's more a line smoothing cream, it's lovely! xx

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  3. I got your same box and I'm pleased... But you're right, too much hype around it. What's so limited edition??? I suppose the pink box..

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    1. Haha, yeah the hot pink box and sweet!! Lol! xx

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  4. I'm not subscribed to any beauty boxes, but just getting the actual box seems to tempt me :D Looks like something great for storage! x

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    1. They are great for storage, I've kept all of mine!! x

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  5. cute!!!

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