I will be posting pics and a quick first impressions review tomorrow of these gorgeous boxes. Love the white marble and rose gold. Just stunning.
Look Incredible Review April 2017
Well here’s another fantastic box by look incredible, with April’s edit comes a great selection of make-up products and a makeup brush and they added an extra goodie in again which is a lovely bonus.
So this month im very impressed as is my daughter.
So ill get started with the extra goodie.
Soap & Glory – Heel Genius. I’m a huge fan of S&G products so this was a great extra for me. I have loads of these so this one has gone to my daughter, It’s a lovely foot cream which works best overnight. Apply a nice amount and then put on some bedtime socks and let the cream do its thing. You’ll have lovely soft feet and with the days getting warmer its nearly time for sandals and walking barefoot on the beach.
Nars Velvet Shadow Stick – Dark Angel. RRP £21.
My daughter was so excited when she saw this and the box soon left me and disappeared into her bedroom. These are so creamy and blend really well, they apply really well and don’t fade or smudge throughout the day. These matte shadows are those which are great for wearing alone and also under or over another shadow. They’re not sticky and look great all day.
Coloured Raine – Matte Lip Paint (Colour Mars) RRP £15.
If you love matte lipsticks then this is definitely for you. This is a great liquid lipstick highly pigmented and have a matte finish. It applies like silk and it doesn’t feel heavy or sticky. It lasts all day and is completely smudge proof. This colour has a red undertone to it. This is the best one ive come across. This is high-end for a great price.
Josie Maran – Infinite Argan Enlightenment Duo. RRP £20.
Aswell as being a makeup product it’s also great for your skin, The Argan creamy oil is very hydrating and nourishes your skin giving it a boost of extra moisture not just on your skin but also your eyes and lips. After using the oil use the Argan Enlightenment Illuminizer all over your skin to give it a beautiful glow and looking radiant. This would be great on summer holiday to make your tan shimmer.
Sisley – Concealer Brush RRP £13.99.
This brush has synthetic bristles which have been specifically to glide, allowing you to intensify your eyes without any smudged.
Wild & Beauty – Eye Shadow Pencil Duo RRP £14.50.
This is a favourite of mine, This is a liner one end and an eyeshadow the other, the liner is easy to apply and is a lovely shade for use day or night. The shadow feels creamy and is easy to blend and also to build up the colour intensity you want, it had a lovely shimmer to it and sits nicely on top of eyeshadow too without creasing.
Overall this box is worth a huge £84.49, I payed just under £22 for this box so well worth it.
☆ Note from this month (May) the price of the box will be going up to £25 so that Look incredible can continue to include great brands and products, It is still a great price and we’ll worth it to receive high end brands without paying full price also a chance to try products you might not have known about.☆
It’s definitely a box i recommend, if you only have the budget for one box then i would suggest Look Incredible.
You can cancel at any time too.
Smile because we’re all beautiful 💞
Roccabox April 2017
Roccabox is a new beauty box to the market launching in March and they’ve certainly made a fabulous entrance. For just £10 plus (£3.95p&p) you’ll receive 5 beauty products from makeup, skin care and hair care chosen by one of the beauty world’s biggest personalities
This months curation has been chosen by the wonderful Gabriella Pisani founder and editor of Pretty Ugly, Gabriella has chosen 5 of her favourite beauty products which includes a bit of everything. Hair, Nails and make-up.
Smith & Cults – The Lovers Shinning Lip Lacquer in a gorgeous coral colour perfect for spring and summer, This gives your lips a glass like shine and plumps up your pout perfect to wear alone or over your lippy. Giving your lips a beautiful shine a beautiful shine. A must have for your makeup bag. RRP £23
John Friday- Frizz Ease Original 6 Effects Serum. I get so stressed out by frizz ive tried everything and until I tried this nothing had helped. This contains a unique blend of silicones, silk protein and thermal protectant that tames your frizz and leaves your hair silky smooth and also protected against the heat from hairdryer and straighteners etc. It doesn’t leave your hair feeling greasy and totally eliminates the nightmare frizz. RRP £6.99
Nails Inc – Gel Effect Nail Polish. This is fantastic it has the look of a professional gel polish but without the need to goto a salon and is also loads cheaper. It’s really easy to use with a wider brush which covers most of the nail bed, it contains a Plumping agent which levels out any imperfections making application easier. Also there’s no need for a UV lamp or Soak-Off. Meaning you can take it away with you and do your nails wherever. RRP £14
Crabtree & Evelyn – LA Source Hand Therapy. This is a luxurious hand cream which is a lot like a body butter, Containing Hyaluronic acid and Antioxidant-rich green seaweed extract which are hydrating leaving your hands feeling super soft, moisturised without any stickiness or greasy feeling left behind. It smells divine a real treat for your hands. At a fantastic price RRP £8
Last but by no means the least is kure Bazaar – The Natural Pedicure Ritual. This is the best foot treatment ive ever used, The luxury foot mask filled socks and the nail file and cuticle stick this home Pedicure treatment is just the thing to get youre feet ready for those beautiful sunny days of spring and summer. The mask is highly moisturising and very hydrating and after 2 days my feet are still silky smooth and no dry skin. Your feet with feel super soft and refreshed and you can relax in the comfort of your own home. Or even pack one in your weekend bag or suitcase. It doesn’t take long and you’ll have happy feet ready for wearing sandals. At a bargain price RRP £4.50
Overall this box has just blown me away, with 5 full size beauty goodies that are just what you need for the spring coming those lovely British summer days. Roccabox have definitely made it to the top of the beauty box list with curations like this month im looking forward to May’s box. I definitely recommend Roccabox.
If you sign up use the code MYFRIENDSAID when placing your order you’ll receive 10% off you’re first box.
Smile we’re all beautiful 💞
Glossybox Review April 2017
This months edit is all about busy women who want beauty products that make life a bit easier.
I like all the products in this months box. I’ll start with my favourite which has to be without a doubt…
Rodial Glamolash XXL mascara– I absolutely love this mascara and its now my number 1. I don’t have an eyelash curler anymore so ive not been able to have gorgeous curled eyelashes until now…This mascara curled and lengthened my lashes after the first application. I usually apply 3 coats of mascara to get the length i like but with this i did one full application and then just added one coat onto the ends of my lashes, only one coat to my lower lashes. Using this really widens up the eye and there’s no need for false lashes. I’m so pleased this was in the box and its a nice travel size too so will last a while. I’ll be purchasing the full size for sure.
Elgon Deliwash Cleansing Conditioner – This co-wash conditioner is fantastic and is great for giving your hair a moisture boost and leaves it super soft. The main reason I love this is that its perfect for people with physical disabilities and the elderly as it saves so much time. Because im bedridden i have to rely on my husband (my carer) to wash my hair on the bed and as it takes so long it causes a great deal of pain for me, this cuts that time in half and also rinses a lot easier than shampoo. Also meaning im not in more pain than I have to be. I’ll be purchasing this again.
Merci Handy Love and Hand Cleansing Gel – Aswell as being a great hand sanitizer this also has micro pearls which hydrate the skin as they burst. Hydrating and killing bacteria at the same time. These are great to have at home, the car, your bag especially great if you have kids.
Modelco Contour Stick – This was the sneak peek from last months box so everyone received this. I love the fact that not only is it great for contouring but makes a great eye shadow, blend it out softly and it works with a nude look, but if you pair it with a bronzer you can create a gorgeous sun-kissed look especially when you use it as a lipstick. When i use it for contouring i use it lightly as im fair-skinned and i build it up if needed, i also like to use a bronzer over the top just to give it a glow.
Sport FX Duo Definition Eyeliner – I like that its double ended and black and brown, I used this as a lipliner and also for my brows which both worked well. I love using brown on my water line to create a subtle eye look and great for the day if you prefer a softer eye. The liners are very thin so create a delicate line which you can build up to the look you prefer. The black isn’t a dark black either so also works well for a softer eye.
So overall im really happy with this months box and im pleased im able to use everything.
Smile because we’re all beautiful 💞
Birchbox April 2017
I am totally loving this months Birchbox they have collaborated with Uk clothing brand Boden Clothing, This month is all about “The Bold And The Beautiful”
I am really pleased with this months box, Subscribers we’re able to choose between to Manna Kadar full size products this month. Either – High Definition powder or Radiance Split pan Bronzer and Highlighter Duo Both £27 RRP
I chose the HD Powder because id never had a finishing powder before so was excited to try it after hearing great things about HD powders, It is very small for a full size item but ut is a lovely powder so velvety and feels lovely on the skin and keeps makeup in place for hours and create a lovely matte finish. I really like it but ill be saving it for those special days with it being so small.
Baijaparis – Crème Moana, This is my favourite product in the box, It’s a luxurious body cream which leaves the skin feeling moisturised and beautifully soft and silky. It smells absolutely gorgeous and its a smell that reminds me of good times summer holidays in the sun, family day so out and i just love it ill be purchasing the full size for sure.
Luseta Conditioner with keratin, My daughter tried this and she loves it. She has highlights and so her hair is dried out from the bleaching. After using this her hair was lovely and soft and not dried out it’s a great her hair felt bouncy too.
Modelco Eyeliner This is a lovely liner for the waterline it’s not a dark black so suits a subtle makeup look. I have used it to do my lid and cat eye and it was easy to use.
Polaar Ice Pure Gentle Scrub with Arctic Cotton – This is a great exfoliator and also moisturisers the skin leaving it feeling super soft. It’s also really gentle on the skin too.
Overall i really like this box and between myself and my daughter Jade Nicole we are enjoying using each product.
Smile because we’re all beautiful 💞
Glossybox March 2017
Here’s the March Glossybox, I’m very happy with this months box.
1. Sleek eye and cheek palette – (All Day Soiree 30). This is Full Size
This is a great little palette perfect for your bag, The packaging is as the name says Sleek. I like that all the shadows can be used together to create a pretty look. They’re not really dark and blend well. The 2 blushes are pretty but the lighter one just doesn’t show up on my skin even when building it up because my skin tone is the same colour. It would have been good if it was a highlighter but it’s a matte finish. Might be good as a base coat on my lid.
2. Nip+Fab Soften moisturiser – Kale Fix Moisturiser
This is the first product im not able to use, my daughter uses it and loves it and so its being used which is great. She really loves it.
3. This Works – In transit camera close up
This is the other product im not able to use which makes me so sad, i was really looking forward to adding this to my skin care routine but ill pass it onto to one of my sisters.
4. Figs and Rouge uk – Hydra-activ day cream.
This is a lovely cream, it doesn’t feel heavy on my skin like others ive tried and i have noticed a difference to my skin.
5. schwarzkopfprouk BC Bonacure Hair Therapy Oil Miracle – Brazil nut Oil Pulp Treatment. For all hair types
I’ve swatched it on my neck to see if im ok to use it. Unfortunatally ive had to pass this onto one of my younger sister as it caused my skin to become very irritated which is such a shame because it sounded like just what i need
6. oollution eye love – Eye Contour This is full size RRP £30
I’ve tried this a couple of times and i think its very hydrating around the eye and ive not had any problems with it. My eyes feel smoother and wider and less tired, it takes away the puffiness and also helps with the fine lines. It’s definitely a hit as i don’t get much sleep due to pain and my eyes are always puffy and tired and feel very heavy.
Overall this box was a 50/50 for me because of the breakout’s, which is a shame. I’m loving the box and packaging very nice and like opening a suprise gift each month a special treat.
Smile because we’re all beautiful 💞
Birchbox March 2017
This month the theme is Signed, Sealed, Delivered. Taking a journey back to where Birchbox first began as this is only my 2nd box it was great to recieve a box the same as the original boxes.
Im really happy with this box just like last months, all these products are new to me and id only heard of the Benefit Lipstick. So it was great to try some new products the same reason I joined birchbox.
So ill start with my favourite.