Just in time for Valentines Day, Glossybox February arrived. You may have seen my posts on Instagram but this month’s Glossybox certainly sings true to the popular song and right of on time for the month of romance: “Love is in the air.” But let’s back up a bit. What is GLOSSYBOX?
In a world full of subscription beauty boxes available in all shapes and forms, GlossyBox was founded in Berlin, Germany by Charles von Abercron in 2011.
For $21 a month (a price that decreases depending on how long you commit to the company, for example, it’s $20 if you subscribe for 6 months or $18.50 if you sign up for a year!), GLOSSYBOX is a beauty subscription box that sends you deluxe-sized (not sample sizes) beauty items each month. The selection is carefully curated and is made up of high-end, classic and/or trendy beauty products in full or deluxe travel sizes, a commitment from GLOSSYBOX that’s evident in the number of subscriber they have in 5 years they are in business.
As per their website, GLOSSYBOX is the leading purveyor of luxury beauty samples on a global stage and that could be very well true since it’s probable one of the most recognizable ones in the industry. In operation since 2011, they are now available in 10 countries and I suspect, continuously growing.
One thing that’s for sure, subscription beauty boxes has made an impact in beauty brands, old and new as they have been given a new platform to be introduced to new and potential clients, which numbers to thousands, if not millions all over the world.
This month’s GLOSSYBOX February is sweet right from the start. The box (GLOSSYBOX comes in in reusable keepsake boxes) is pretty in pink with both the inscription and the lovely balloons apropos for Valentines, we are committed to introducing the most exciting brands throughout the world to you.
I imagine the number of items vary in a given month but GLOSSYBOX February comes with 5 beauty products. This month, perhaps being a Valentines month, each box will contain a 1-ounce GLAMGLOW Thirstycleanse Daily Hydrating Cleanser! I love GLAMGLOW so that little treasure delights me. Here are the rundown of all the products in this treasure chest called GLOSSYBOX:
The claim: GlamGlow‘s THIRSTYCLEANSE™ is a revolutionary daily cleanser that combines the power of mud and the performance of foam for a new daily cleansing experience. It transforms from a luxurious mud into a moisture-rich foaming lather to gently and effectively rinse away makeup, dirt, and impurities while deeply moisturizing your skin. . I have blemish-prone skin (the little break-outs here and there are SO frustrating, ugh!) so the fact that the product is formulated with rare Brazilian yellow clay to help to remineralize the skin and pure green coconut water to immediately boost skin for intense hydration excites me. Add to that are olive milk, which is rich in olive lipids and proteins to replenish skin, and plumeria flower blossom extract rich in omega 3, 6, and 9 to restore the skin barrier function.
I’ve tried many a roll-on eye gel but never one with caviar. If anything, caviar alone sounds luxurious enough but golden caviar? My, what a treat!
The Gold Caviar Complex combined with Pullulan, is a highly effective skin-firming active ingredient, instantly smoothes, relaxes and refreshes tired skin around the eyes. The cool, revitalizing texture of the gel delivers maximum hydration and relaxes and soothes swollen eyelids, making the area around the eyes look visibly firmer and refreshed with the radiance of youth.
Just from the cool packaging of the Oasis Gem Lipstick in “Heat Wave Ruby” lipstick alone, you could tell it’s a cool and trendy line. But once you do open it and try it on, every doubt in your mind vanishes and it does live up to its appearance. So go ahead and judge a book by its cover. The new Teeez Trend Cosmetics Oasis Gem Lipstick may just be your go to lippy this winter. The shade “Heat Wave Ruby” is enough to melt all the snow away.
I do face masks religiously. I get them everywhere from Asia to Europe, from the high end beauty counters to drugstores, I try them all. BioRepublic’s skin revitalizing facial mask is infused with natural aloe vera extract, phytocollagen, and vitamin, which excites me as that sounds exactly like what I need on these really bitter cold winter night. This Aloe Rescue Revitalizing Sheet Mask is a biodegradable sheet mask snugly fits the contours of your face, ensuring optimal delivery of vital nutrients to the skin.
It seems that the small team of BioRepublic SkinCare skincare fanatics based out of Atlanta, USA knows exactly what they’re doing. They are in a mission to create the world’s best sheet mask, using only the highest quality natural ingredients and materials and I can’t wait to prove them right. It’s also great to know that all of BioRepublic SkinCare products are formulated without Parabens, Sulfates, or Pthalates and are 100% cruelty-free.
The claim: this Benefit Primer (mini sample size) quickly minimize the appearance of pores & fine lines for smoother-than-smooth skin! Apply this silky, lightweight balm alone, under or over makeup. The translucent formula contains a vitamin E derivative known to protect skin from free radicals. Start the day POREfect & primed for anything! Apply a thin layer of this PRO balm to clean, lightly moisturized skin. Pat lightly from the center of the face outward with fingertips. Wink at your beautiful self in the mirror, then apply makeup as usual.
Did you know you can also gift someone with a GLOSSYBOX subscription? Now you know! And do know this too: your GLOSSYBOX will contain only the top beauty products from well known luxury brands and up-and-coming niche brands every month.
For $21 or less, that may just be a good bang for your buck, non?
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