For me this is a bit of a Glossy Box swan song. I have now cancelled my subscription. Not because I was disappointed, I’ve thoroughly enjoyed getting the boxes and I think they have excelled themselves this month. It’s just a budget thing. I actually gave two of my friend 2 months subscription to Glossy Box for Christmas! Anyhoo onto this months box. It came in a festive red box rather than the usual Pink. Eeh it’s like a early Christmas present!
The contents didn’t disappoint. The box was surprisingly heavy this month mainly due to the inclusion of a full sized (£5) Rituals Foaming Shower Gel. Rituals are a brand I have bought from before and I do love their products so I’m excited to use this one.
The mini Cargo lipgloss is a nice inclusion as I haven’t actually tried any Cargo products before. The shade I have is Paris, a mid toned pink with a lot of fine shimmer packed into it. It is frosty looking rather than gritty. Perhaps not a shade I would have chosen but I will wear it. The full size is £10.
The Fab Face Cleanser is a generous sized sample (28.3g, the full size is 141g and costs £13) and I’m always on the lookout for a good cleanser.
Next up we have a mini Deborah Lippmann Polish in Razzle Dazzle and a Stripped to Go remover mitt. The shade is certainly seasonally appropriate. It’s a deep sparkling raspberry. The full sized bottles are £14 so it’s not a brand that I would have ever bought for myself so I’m thrilled to get this one.
Finally a brand I haven’t even heard of before, Nouveau Lashes with their Noir Mascara. This is another full sized product (£14.99) and the info card has a discount code for their lash serum on it which, given that my Rapidlash is almost out and my lashes have started to go downhill again, is very tempting. This is the heaviest mascara tube I have ever come across. It certainly feels like a luxury product!
I don’t think there is any way that you would argue that you haven’t gotten your monies worth here. I had high expectation for the December box and it has lived up to them and then some. Honestly I was worried as I didn’t want to end up feeling guilty for ordering them for my friends and then them not liking the products but (fingers crossed) I think they will enjoy these. It will be sad to see people posting about their boxes next month but I think I have enough samples to last me most of 2012 so I really shouldn’t complain! X
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