Friday, 31 July 2015

Glossy box July 2015 French collectors edition (plus iconic Holywood edition box)

I took advantage of the offer Glossybox had on this month where for £15 (plus p&p) you would get July's box and another random box from a previous months. I loved the look of the French collectors edition box and was going to order it anyway so I thought for an extra £5 I may as well get another box to try out. The box I got was the Iconic Hollywood Edition from April 2015.


Contents of July's box:
  • Glossybox exclusive travel pouch (full size) featuring artwork by fashion illustrator Jamie Lee Reardin - £3.99
  • Yves Rocher Comme Une Evidence Eua Du Parfum (sample size) with notes of violet leaves, rose, lily of the valley and patchouli - Full size retails for £24.50
  • Noxidoxi Enhancing Serum Base (sample size) - Full size retails for £33.46
  • Lollipops Lip Balm Delicieuse (full size) - Retails for £4.15
  • Teoxane Cosmeceuticals Perfect Skin Refiner (sample size) - Full size retails for £70
This box is mostly made up of sample size products of a high retail value. It is nice to try out expensive products from time to time and I don't think I would ever have tried any of these things if it were not for receiving this box. I am sure that if any of them are miracle workers for my skin I would be happy to repurchase them but I am not sure I could justify the £70 price tag of the skin refiner... even if it is incredible. I will review any products I feel are worth a separate mention in a later blog post once I get a chance to give them a proper test.





Contents of April's box:
  • POP Beauty Kajal Eyeliner Pen (full size) in shade Sooty Black - Retails for £6.50
  • Lord & Berry Lipstick Pencil (full size) in shade Kiss - Retails for £10
  • Nougat London Soothing Bath Pearls (35ml) with a delicate fragrance and a subtle shimmer that stays on the skin - 35ml retails for £6
  • Astral Original Face and Body Moisturiser (sample size), can also be used to remove make-up - Full size retails for £3.89
  • Color Club Nail Polish (full size) in shade Barely There - Retails for £4.10
This box is made up of mostly full size products each with a very affordable price tag, which is where it differs from July's box. I don't quite know whether I prefer getting things I would never gone out and bought for myself to try in sample sizes or things that I could easily pick up in my local chemist/ drugstore/ supermarket that are full size. All of the products in this box are things that if I love them I would not hesitate to repurchase them, whereas I may be less likely to do so with the pricier items in July's box. As with July's box, I will review any items I feel deserve a separate mention in a later blog post.

Both boxes are definitely worth their price tag of £10 and especially seeing as I got the Iconic Hollywood Edition for only £5 just one item inside more than covers the amount I spent. 

Have you received this months Glossybox? Did you make use of this offer they had running?

Irma xo



4 comments:

  1. I did subscribe to Glossy Box when they had an offer on but I don't anymore. Boxes are always wrapped beautifully and you can get some lovely products.

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    1. I am not sure how long I will keep the subscription, I will see how the next few boxes go, but I am pleased with what I received this time :) They really are packaged beautifully!
      Irma xo

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  2. I used to subscribe to Glossy Box and loved receiving all the products every month x

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    1. It is exciting opening up the beautifully packaged boxes!
      Irma xo

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