Monday, October 31, 2011
I know everyone has been talking about these, at least if you live in the UK, but when the GlossyBox team asked me if I'd like to try out the October GlossyBox, I did say yes. I'm not a beauty blogger, nor do I really have that much idea about cosmetics or skincare products, but I actually think that makes this box all the more useful. I got the chance to try out some new products, whereas normally I stick to my basics & don't branch out. Every month is different, so at £12.95 per box (incl p&p), it is a fairly affordable way to sample products.
This month, there were 2 full sized products, a Stila liner, & Leighton Denny nail polish, making the box well worth investing in, as the nail polish alone retails for £11! There were also some Dermalogia skincare samples, and some tiny vials of perfume. Honestly I would prefer if the box was solely cosmetic based, because I honestly don't care about trying out anti ageing creams etc, or other skin products. Trying out new makeup is much more appealing!
I probably won't start up a subscription myself, because a.) I don't always have money to spare each month, & b.) I don't really care enough about trying out skin care things. If the box was just makeup & nail polish, I would definitely be very very tempted, but as it is at the moment, it's just too risky as to whether I would actually bother with the products. I'm definitely going to get some use out of the nail polish & liner, but the rest is a bit "meh" for me!
Are you signed up to any beauty boxes? What do you think?