GlossyBox Holiday Party 2012

I’ve been a spoiled girl this year and I have all my amazing supporters of this blog to thank. I had the opportunity to attend GlossyBox’s Holiday Party held at the fabulous Marc Anthony Salon in Yorkville Toronto two weeks ago. I went with the beautiful Alicia from Funny Face Beauty (another Londoner) and we had a wonderful time. We got the question… “you came all the way from London” asked a lot, but to tell you the truth the time just flew by in the car. 2 crazy girls on the road chatting about hair, makeup, blogging and all things girly, what more could you ask for on a Tuesday evening? 

The event was set up perfectly into little beauty stations with different (and mostly Canadian) companies promoting their businesses. Marc Anthony’s girls had 3 different hair stations where you could get your hair in an up-do (ie a bun), your hair braided and even the new trend of hair knitting. There was a makeup station put on by Marcelle, you could get your nails done by OPI, get your pictures taken not only in your very own private photo booth but also in a life-size GlossyBox. No holiday party would be complete without a full line of yummy candy at a candy bar. 

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Everyone also had the opportunity to learn more about some of GlossyBox’s favourite brands including GlamGlow, Biore, Curel, Jergens, Elin Bianco, Jouviance, Macadamia Natural Oil, Maskeraide, Marcelle, Annabelle, Elizabeth Grant, Skin For Life, Beauty So Clean, Montagne Jeunesse, Vitabath and Nicole by OPI. 

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This would be mine and Alicia’s hands testing out Glamglow, a company known for their amazing mud masks which contain volcanic rock, French sea clay and green tea leaves.

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Gosh darn, how cute does Alicia’s fishtail braid look… I know wish I had longer hair again!

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My girl did manage to make 2 lil braids for my short short hair, although I thought she did an amazing job… I looked like I was 6 years old- hehe 

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A few more laps around the salon and Alicia soon turned her fishtail braid into a super chic high bun! And I must say…. I take the best pictures, ever! Love this one of Alicia!

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Annabelle cosmetics served on a pink platter…. yes please!

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 Last stop of the night, getting our hair knitted!

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Swag Bags, Yippee!!!

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Alicia and I inside the huge, life-like GlossyBox with all our goodies! 

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All our swag bag filled with goodies, plus the December GlossyBox, yippee!

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December’s GlossyBox:

Nicole by OPI Nail Polish in ‘Keeping Up With Santa which retails for $10.99

Kryolan for Glossybox Blush in ‘Glossy Pink’ which is a full size and retails for $16.73

Clear Scalp and Hair Beauty Therapy Shampoo and Conditioner 50ml each. The full size bottles are 375ml and retails for $6-$8.50 making mine worth $2

Vitabath Shea Butter Hand Cream which retails for $15

Maybelline MNY My Gloss in ‘185’ which retails for $7.50

Curel Hand and Cuticle Therapy Cream which retails for $4

 

For only $21 a month you got $56 worth of product… pretty darn good if you ask me? 

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Alicia and I in the GlossyBox photo booth acting all kind of crazy… I swear we could have spent hours in there, it was so much fun.. I kinda want one for my home!

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