Let’s just get this out of the way real quick: This was a freaking awesome Glossybox! Okay now to retain my composure & tell you why: One item in this box was already on my list to repurchase & I’ve been using it for over a month. Yes. I love it that much! This box has makeup, possibly a new HG status exfoliating product, perfume, & skincare. Keep reading to see the details!
This month Glossybox had a collaboration with Byrdie who claims to be your new destination for all things beauty. Well, Stephanie Louise from All Things Beautiful is feeling threatened, please don’t drop me! (I kid I kid) They have lots of stylists & such on their site & bring lots of new ideas to the beauty world. Cool stuff. The box this month was an awesome gray shade & the card was laid out a bit different. I like that they have been playing around with their design, fun to see something new each month.
Tarte Lights Camera Flashes Mascara– Yes, this is the product! A full sized mascara I love that retails for $23 in my $21 box? You bet I was happy, I pretty much saved $2 then got the rest of the items free! This mascara has been my go-to favorite for at least a month & my favorite Tarte formula so far. No flaking, beautiful packaging, & a seriously cool brush. This wand has two sides that do both things I want: lengthen & coat then volumize & separate. I’m just so happy ya’ll, I’m tearing up. Plus it is really black which I also love! A great splurge item & then Glossybox saves me $23! Be my best friend Glossy?
Balance Me Tinted Lip Salve in Super Soft Beige-This is your regular tube gloss but for some reason mine was at least 1/3 empty? Not sure if they all come like that but that was honestly the first thing I noticed. I was nervous about the shade but it is actually really sheer. It has a minty scent & contains lots of oils to moisturize. A nice shiny gloss. This shade was an exclusive for Glossybox subscribers.
Sesha Skin Therapy Renu Exfoliating Gel– I seriously think this might be something I need to pick up ASAP after working through a few more skincare lines I’m reviewing. This gel says it is for all skin types (I have dry/combo skin for reference) & says it “removes dead skin cells & unclogs pores with papaya enzymes”. I personally love enzyme cleansers/masks/exfoliants so I was already excited but this pretty much blew my mind. I haven’t tried anything like this! You apply this to dry skin (it looks like a clear gel) then you start lightly rubbing it in with circular motions. This gel starts beading up (so gross!) with dead skin & such removes it without any irritation or even redness to my somewhat sensitive skin. I’m always left red after exfoliating…except now! You keep massaging it in until it dries & pulls crud up then you just wash it off. Poof awesome skin. This was ridiculous & I was hooked in just one application!
Fresh Lotus Youth Preserve Face Cream– I’m a big Fresh fan & have used multiple products from them over the years. This moisturizer promises to help ease the signs of aging while boosting radiance. I found at least the radiant part to be true as I have to use something longer then a week or two to see big signs. With ingredients like lotus flower extract, both fig & hibiscus fruit extracts, & the ever effective blue-green algae this is something I feel good about feeding to my skin. This is a pricey moisturizer in full size so I’d consider picking this up next time I need something for day use when my skin is just feeling a bit more dull.
Bvlgari Eau Parfumee Green Tea– Not only does this scent involve green tea (easily one of my favorite drinks to sip on while I type!) but it is also supposed to be unisex. This is a really great size sample although I always prefer a rollerball or spritzer. For me personally, this isn’t something I would have picked up to wear. While pleasant & quite neutral, I tend to prefer something more feminine which is just personal preference.
Obviously I loved this box & it was a steal for my personal beauty habits. I send lots of X’s & O’s to Glossybox & Byrdie for this one, great collaboration! If you’re interested in signing up for Glossybox USA it is a monthly subscription service for only $21 a month. I have posted lots of reviews so check them out for reference!