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GLOSSYBOX IS 2!! May 2013 Birthday Edition Box

This month Glossybox became 2 and I was quick to realise it would be a good idea to re-join in, in all the action. It was a smart move, because today I received May’s Birthday Edition box and it’s a good ‘un! Not only did Glossybox give everyone an extra gift of a little pack of mini nail files, but I was also given more than one full sized product!

This month the box was tied with a neon pink ribbon, wrapped in beauty/birthday tissue paper and sealed with a number 2 sticker. Inside my box were three full sized products, 2 product samples, as well as the extra Glossybox gift. 
The first full sized product is a Headline Colors nail polish. In the leaflet inside the Glossybox, the shade I received (Twisted Silk) is pictured as part of the Spring/Summer Collection, however online, it’s shown in the Autumn/Winter collection. Anyway, whichever collection the polish comes from, after quickly testing it out, I found it to have great application and a glossy finish. The Twisted Silk colour is a very pale, girly pink which would work great with a tan this summer. It also says they’re limited edition so you can check them out over here if you’re interested!
The next full sized product is a Jelly Pong Pong Fairy Lashes mascara. It’s part of the One Swipe and Go collection and usually retails for £15! You can find this over on their website here.
I was also sent a Caudalie Divine Oil which can be used as a massage or bath oil, or
for your hair, face, or nails. In the leaflet it says “…its unique blend of grape, hibiscus, sesame and argan oils are immediately absorbed into the skin with a non-greasy finish…”. This costs £4.05 for 15ml and can be found here.
The two sample sized products are from Beautiful Movements Cosmetics and L’Occitane. Previously you may have been given a BM Beauty loose powder like I did. BM Beauty is now known as Beautiful Moments Cosmetics and this time in the box we were sent a Prime & Create Mixing Medium. This is a new launch and is a clear aloe vera based gel. It can be mixed with any powder to create a cream based product or used as a primer to achieve a matte, shine-free base. I also received a L’Occitaine en Provence Angelica Hydration cream for face and neck use, which is stored in a small pot, ideal for handbags!
I really like this month’s box and the added bonus of more full sized products was great!
Are you subscribed to any beauty boxes? What did you get in yours this month?
February glossybox review Valentines

February 2013 Valentines Edition GlossyBox

Glossybox £12.95 (including postage) 
As you know, February is the “Month of Love” with Valentines Day being on the 14th. So this month, Glossybox sent all their subscribers and ‘one-off ‘ customers a Valentines inspired box. After receiving this box earlier than I expected, I was excited to see what was hiding inside. At the first sight of this month’s box I loved the floral detail around the glossybox symbol which added that extra special touch. 
As soon as I lifted the lid of this month’s box, I was instantly impressed with the contents; being presented with three make up products, which usually all subscribers ask for more of. As well as the usual beauty related products, everyone was also sent a sweet, little, heart shaped lollipop. As soon as I set eyes on the sent samples, I immediately decided I preferred this month’s box to that of January (The Detox Box).

One of the make up products inside the box was a Micabella Mineral Eye Shadow and I received mine in the shade ‘Intelligence’. In my opinion I would say this is a bronze kind of colour and is full of shimmer. I haven’t used this yet although it looks as if it will look beautiful in the light and be a great shadow to use for smoky eyes. In the leaflet given with the box, it also says that this shadow contains Micabella’s waterproof formula which will allow the colour to last and stay super pigmented which I’m hoping it to live up to my expectations.
Lipstick photographed with flash and without
This Miners Lip Colour in the shade ‘Dreamer’ is a very pretty, pinky/purple, girly lipstick. There is a lot of shimmer in this, so if you only like or prefer matt shades, this probably isn’t for you. After applying this though, the shimmer was quite subtle compared to what I thought it would have been like and made my lips feel very moisturised whilst I was wearing it. I did take a quick look on Miners Cosmetics website and they do sell matt shades in this product at only £3.99. Also as a little added fact, Miners Cosmetics are suppliers of Dancing on Ice, so if you liked any of the looks worn on the show you can most probably buy the products from their website. 
The last make up product in this month’s box was a MeMeMe Fat Cat Lengthening Mascara. After using this the first night I received it, I was overly impressed. Usually with previous mascaras I found that after a long night they left dark smudges under my eyes; however, this Fat Cat one didn’t. After adding volume to my lashes and lengthening them, it lasted a very long time and I was really happy with the outcome.
 Aside from the make up products in the box this month, I received a Anatomicals you need a blooming shower Body Cleanser (it’s a bit of a mouthful, I know). The vibrant pinks and yellows on the tube/bottle caught my attention straight away and I was expecting the scent to reflect that, although it didn’t. I love the rose scent however, and in my opinion I’d say it smells a lot like turkish delight. I haven’t used it yet but can’t wait to and I’m sure it will work just as good as it smells.
I’ve always envied those with naturally, super shiny hair and was very happy to find a Shine Spray in my box this month. After hearing endless great reviews on Sassoon, this also made it that even bit better. Just like it says it’s meant to be, the spray was very light and left my hair shiny AND smooth. 
Overall, this month’s glossybox has left me very happy and I’ve loved everything included in the box. 
Did you receive anything different in your box this month? What did you think of the 2013 Valentines Edition box?