GlossyBox 1st Anniversay Birthday Box

GlossyBox Canada turns 1 this month (February 2013) which means a Happy Birthday Box for their subscribers; we knew it was going to be over the top and special, but I don’t think anyone was expecting  just how fabulous this box was going to be.?

GlossyBox’s amazing PR firm sent me a special Birthday Box for me to review this month and I couldn’t be any more excited for each and every product in it. The box alone was perfect, something a little different than their traditional GlossyBox, this time it was a glossy black with a bright pink ribbon on the front with cute GlossyBox logos in pink on the inside, I’ll be for sure saving this box and filling it with some goodies.DSC_0248 DSC_0254

Inside the box we got 5 full size products and 3 bonus sample size goodies.
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First up and are you kidding me, a Givenchy Gloss Interdit Number. 3  Coral Frenzy which is a high performance lipgloss with light, smooth texture that brings shine and definition to your pout. I love anything that is mini (although the full size is less than double this), I just think this would be perfect for traveling/ and or in our small clutches that we all seem to carry, that don’t fit anything.  Although it says coral, its more of a shimmer gloss, which will be perfect for those hot summer months.

Full size retails for $30 for 6ml, my sample size is 3.5ml putting a value of it at $17.50
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Next up is Essence Quattro Eyeshadow and for those of you that know me, know I love anything Essence. I have about 4 Essence Quads but not this one, so it will be a nice addition to my collection. Vamp It Up had 4 beautiful colours, a bold yellow, blue, shimmery grey and a pretty purple.

This is a full size product and retails for $3.99
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Third is Biore Deep Cleansing Pore Strips which are enriched with invigoration tea tree oil and witch hazel that helps to lock onto and remove deep-down dirt. Are these making a comeback? I remember using these about 12 years ago, and I do believe I liked them, so I’m kinda exciting to re-introduce these into my life again.

This is a full size product and retails for $9.99
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Forth item on the list is Macadamia Natural Oil Healing Oil Treatment which is a weightless, therapeutic treatment for all hair types that adds moisture and nutrients for shine and increased manageability, while providing UV protection. I’m a huge fan of Macadamia Natural Oil but have yet to test this product out; the scent is incredible!

This is a full size bottle and retails for $13.50
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Firth up is Anatomicals You Need A Blooming Shower Rose & Jasmine Body Cleanser which I’m pretty sure is based out of the UK, now for the price… only $3, it seems like a great deal but I don’t seem to get over the scent, its just not for me. I think this will be a cute little gift for my grandma as she loves the smell of roses and jasmine.

This is a full size bottle and retails for $3.
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The first bonus is Eucerin Hyal-Urea Anti-Wrinkle Day/Night Cream Sachet Duo which is a day and overnight care for dry and very dry, tight facial skin; it helps reduces the appearance of lines and wrinkles. These creams use a special formula of Urea & Hyaluronic Acid, which helps create a more youthful complexion.

Second sample is Crabtree & Evelyn Tarocco Orange Eucalyptus & Sage Ultra-Moisturizing Hand Therapy Sachet with antioxidant and vitamin C-rich Tarocco Sicilian Red Orange, invigorating eucalyptus, and soothing sage, this ultra-moisturizing hand cream leaves your skin refreshed and lightly scented. I was in love with this sample and will be buying the full size bottle aspa, this cream dries in very quickly and leaves your hands feeling super smooth and moisturized.
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Glossybox even gave each subscriber a Glossy Anniversary Cupcake Kit which I thought was a nice added touch to celebrate GlossyBox’s first year Anniversary together!
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As a nice added bonus you also got a discount code to use at Globlove for 25% your next purchase. GlobLove is a unique collection of coquettish intimates that embodies the very essence of sensuality, freedom and affordable luxury. With each purchase made Globlove donates 5% of the sales to Finca which helps women living in poverty with micro finance ventures. Use code GB25 at checkout to get your discount.

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GlossyBox you out did yourself this month, I loved each and every item and am looking forward to purchasing the full size bottles in a few of these products. The total value of this box is over $48, not bad for only $21!

6 Comments

  1. I didn’t even know about GlossyBox, how did I miss this? I’m already hooked on TopBox and Luxe Box thanks to you, might have to sign up for this too! Looks pretty exciting!

    • I really think you’ll love it!

  2. I didn’t know about GlossyBox either, although it does look interesting, a little bit better than the TopBox maybe?

    • I’m really happy with all my subscription boxes, who doesn’t like getting a surprise in the mail each month, you should check GlossyBox out for sure

  3. This looks like a great box, I might have to switch from TopBox to Glossy?

    • I’m really happy with both, its so hard to pick just one lol

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