Tuesday, 16 October 2012

Glossybox October 2012 Review & Pictures

This is my first ever glossybox! whoo hoo exciting :)
I've always fancied signing up for these but never took the plunge due to my really sensitive & dry skin but i decided to go for it this month!
So, in my pretty pink box this month i got -

 

Anatomicals - don't just clean it woman, scrub it body scrub
A pink grapefruit body scrub that buffs with a bravura sense of charm and wit.
 


 
I am in love with my soap & glory breakfast scrub at the moment (along with the rest of the world ay!) so it will be good to see how this compares! I have seen this brand around but its never caught my eye if I'm honest but of course i will give it a go :)
It smells lovely, really fruity & grapefruity. It's not as rough as the breakfast scrub and it's quite jelly like.

Update: Yeaaa its ok but doesn't compare to my S&G scrub although this is a 1/3 of the price!
 
Yves Rocher France - Instant Anti-Wrinle Moisturiser
Provides deep and lasting moisture and immediately smoothes wrinkles. Enriched with hyaluronic acid for greater effectiveness!
 



I'm quite excited about this product, although i don't really i have wrinkles i do love a moisturiser and i have heard that hyaluronic acid is great for dry skin. Definitely sounds like it could be one of my favourites in this box.
It has quite a serum-y texture to it and a very heavy strange scent though, its hard to describe but its not a sweet smell at all. It sinks in quickly and isn't greasy at all.

Update: This stuff is amazing, I've used it every day since it arrived and its really helping my dry, sensitive skin in this dodgy weather. I've already ordered a few new bits from the Hydra Vegetal range i loved it that much!
 
Skinetica - Anti- Blemish
A unique solution for clearing skin blemishes, showing results in 2-3 days. kind to skin with no side effects.
 
 
 
I do get the odd naughty blemish pop up so i will definitely give this a go, i love that it's kind to your skin too :) - I've never heard of this brand before.
It has a runny watery consistency & has a hygenic washing up liquidy scent to it if you know what i mean!
 
Dr. Jart - Premium Beauty Balm
This Dr Jart+ BB cream provides high SPF40 protection with anti-oxidants. A Slightly glossy, low coverage cream with helps fight ageing. Particularly suitable for those over 30.



 
I'm not 30 just yet but i am excited about this product, I've never heard of the brand either if I'm honest.
It has a light feel to it and smoothes out nicely with a low coverage, i think this is a little to pink for me but i will give it a go.

Update: I wasn't amazed by this product although I've heard its a really good brand? The coverage was so low and i prefer something a bit heavier and the colour didn't match my skin tone at all :(  it was nice and creamy and did smooth out my skin so it works as a nice base but i don't think i will be using it if I'm honest.
 
Sally Hansen - Complete Salon Manicure
5 steps of a manicure in 1 bottle! Base coat, Strengthener, Growth treatment, colour & topcoat.
 

 
This sounds amazing but I'm not overly keen on the colour, i guess its a good one for Christmas!!
 
 Overall, I'm not overly thrilled with the box but i will give all of the products a go and hopefully I'll love them!
 
Have you got your box through? what did you think?

 


22 comments:

  1. Love all the ideas from your blog :)

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  2. Oooh I'm excited to receive mine now I got an email that it's been shipped yesterday, I got my first one last month but wasn't overly impressed, this one looks more up my street if I get similar things to you :)
    xo

    www.jazzyleelbc.blogspot.co.uk

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  3. I got exactly the same as you but got a gorgeous blue/green nail varnish (440 Calypso Blue) instead:) I'm excited to use the skinetica :)This is my first box I think the concept is really exciting but not sure if i'll keep subscribed.

    xox

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  4. Great reviews! Your blog is amazing:) Following you on GFC!

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  5. You have such a lovely blog, with great photography and style! look at my Blog and if you like, maybe you want to follow each other?? Let me know posting on my blog :)
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  6. I love the nail polish color. Very pretty for fall. :)

    ~Phuong
    http://classypeach.blogspot.com/

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  7. i've heard that BB cream is amazing!

    from helen at www.thelovecatsinc.com // @thelovecatsinc

    ps. make sure you've entered my giveaway to win 30 beauty products inc. essie, EOS and more! it's worldwide too :)

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  8. Ive not even received mine yet even though it said it was on the way 5 days ago :(

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  9. Looks like some nice stuff! The body scrub looks really nice and it's cool you got a full size nail polish!

    I'm following you by the way, follow back? xx
    just-another-day1.blogspot.ca

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  10. sounds like a great box:)!

    thebeautymist.blogspot.co.uk

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  11. Ooh, these all look amazing! What a great body scrub :)

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  12. the scrub looks amazing! I've always wanted to tr Glossy but have still yet to! xxxx

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  13. haha love this scrub product! so cool
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  14. Ohhh lovely post, the scrub looks amazing!

    Love your blog, Maddie xx
    maddie-elizabeth.blogspot.co.uk

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  15. hi ellie! thanks for dropping by my blog - i am now following you, it is always interesting to see the different subscription boxes like this one and the different products available in other countries :)

    you commented on a Glymm bag i received - and it's actually a beauty subscription service just like this Glossybox!
    i hear there are other subscription services available in the UK - are you subscribing to anymore? :)

    oh and Dr.Jart is a popular brand for BB creams (in Asia)

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  16. I wish I had recieved the BB cream in my glossybox, everyone seems pleased with it!

    My reviews here: http://marisajade.blogspot.co.uk/

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