Glossybox is a sample program that sends you 5 luxury items for $21/month that range from deluxe samples to full sizes. The thing that separates Glossybox from the other subscription services is it’s packaging. They have great luxurious packaging.
Usually Glossybox comes in a pink box with black accents and black crinkle cut paper. However, they sometimes have themed boxes, like this months “Stars and Stripes” box. As you can see the lid was blue and had stars all over it, the inside of the lid had Glossybox’s logo imprinted all over it.
The bottom of the box alternated between being solid red and having red and white stripes on the side. All together the who outside of the box was perfect for the 4th of July coming up. With how great the outside look it’s easy to get your hopes up for what’s going to be on the inside.
I wasn’t at all disappointed by the inside packaging of the box at all. I loved the ribbon wrapped around the contents, the tissue paper, and the little Glossybox seal as a sticker to keep it shut. All of this really kept with the luxurious feel of the box.
I’ve never tried a textured finishing spray so I can’t wait to try this out. The scent of this is also amazing. All in all I’m excited to try this and can’t wait to review it for the blog!
I’d love to be able to tell you how this felt and what it smelled like, however, the little spout for my lotion was sealed over. I’m going to have to go in and open it with a needle or razor blade before I can use it. That being said, the packaging is gorgeous and the scent, Lemongrass and Grapefruit, sounds intriguing to me.
I love body butters so seeing this in the box had me super excited! I especially love the sample size that was scent.
As you can see the lotion is nice and thick, and it does leave the hands feeling super soft. However, one thing I don’t like about this product is the scent, Patagonia, it smells very manly to me. I did pass this along to my hubs so this will at least be getting some use.
I love getting nail polishes in subscription boxes because of how many uses you can get out of them always makes me feel like I’m getting my money’s worth. I loved this particular polish because it’s two polishes in the cap and the color selection was on point for the theme.
What I really like is how the bottles pop out of the cap so that you can use them individually if you choose to. It wasn’t super hard to pop them out of the cap either, unlike Julep’s caps which are hard to pop off, but they don’t just slip out either.
I love using shadow sticks because you can just pop on a wash of color and go or you can build color on top of them. I don’t have a shadow stick in this type of shade which would be really good for a natural eye or a smokey eye.
This is what the shade looks like applied to the hand. I’ll tell you something else the Sumita Eye Shadow Pencil has some staying power! I applied this to my hand, snapped the pic, capped the pencil, and then went to the bathroom to wash it off in the sink with soap and it WOULDN’T COME OFF! I’m not even kidding! I had to break out my Philosophy Purity Made Simple Cleanser to get it off.
Glossybox is constantly running promotions where if you enter a code when you signup for your first box you’ll get an extra item included in the box. I used the code HAIR (no longer running) and received this full-size Nioxin Hair Thickening Treatment in my box. I can’t wait to give this a try.
|Product||Sample Size||Full Size||Price||Worth|
|Rusk Texturizer||1.5 oz.||8 oz.||$18.00||$3.38|
|Camille Beckman Hand Cream||1.35 oz.||1.35 oz.||$10.00||$10.00|
|Ayres Body Butter||1 oz.||6.75 oz.||$28.00||$4.15|
|Strange Beautiful Nail Polish||0.30 oz.||0.30 oz.||$18.00||$18.00|
|Sumita Beauty Eye Shadow Pencil||0.08 oz.||0.08 oz.||$18.00||$18.00|
|Nioxin Thickening Treatment||3.38 oz.||3.38 oz.||$20.50||$20.50|
My Glossybox cost me $21 and I received 5 items plus the extra item. If you count the extra item this month’s box had a value of $74.03 and if you don’t it had a value of $53.53, which still isn’t bad at all. My favorite item from the box is the Sumita Eye Shadow Pencil just because I love eye shadow pencils. My least favorite item from the box is the Ayres Body Butter, however, it’ll still be getting used by the hubs. So all-in-all not a bad box at all.
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