Since I was happy with last month’s July Glossybox I decided to go ahead and keep my subscription going for another month. And the August box certainly had a few bits that I will try and I loved the collaboration with Rae Feather.
This month Glossybox’s celebrated 5 years of all things glossy and as part of the birthday celebration they teamed up with lifestyle label Rae Feather for this month’s box. So the actual box and one of the item’s inside was actually designed by them. The normal monthly boxes are just plain pink but this month was a mixture of pastel pinks and grey (a colour combination I quite enjoy), and there was a cool Glossybox monogram on the front of the box.
And now onto the August 2016 box contents;
MUA Starry Night palette
At first I was not overly impressed with the slightly shimmery colours if I am honest but actually when I swatched them they aren’t too bad though I doubt that I will ever wear the Apus shade! I wish I had of chosen the Hall of Fame Palette as it is more natural but the pigments in this palette have a decent enough payoff and I only learned that you could choose which one after it arrived. This is actually my first product from the super affordable MUA line so I will have to see how I get on before I buy some more to try.
Spa to You Deep Pore Facial Cleansing Brush
As a devout user of my pink Clarisonic I have always been wary of facial cleansing brushes as I am nervous that I might apply too much pressure and damage the sensitive skin on my face. Cleansing brushes are meant to help buff away dead skin cells to give you a gentle facial cleanse. I think that if you don’t want to pay for an expensive electronic facial cleansing brush like the Clarasonic then this could be a good option or as I intend to do – I am going to bring it on holidays with me as a lighter alternative (but I know I will be super light using it!).
Mudmasky Facial Detox Purifying Recovery Mask
Who doesn’t love a good mask? This mask is a ‘PH-Balancing facial treatment’ and claims to be all natural with no parabens which is fantastic. This is the travel size and while I don’t bring masks like this when I travel (I generally just throw one hydrating sheet mask in my bag in case I need it), I certainly am looking forward to trying this out. It has a luxury retail price tag and the reviews online appear to be positive overall.
Cowshed Wild Cow Invigorating Body Lotion
I have used Cowshed lotions before and have loved them so I was happy to see this one in the box this month. The scent of this is lemongrass, ginger and rosemary and it is lovely and invigorating. This is one that I am going to leave at my desk in work as I think it will be lovely to have when the air con slightly dries out the skin on my arms. It feels quite luxurious (not surprisingly with Cowshed) and will be the perfect pick me up when the 3pm slump comes round.
Rae Feather Mini Monogram Pochette
And last but not least a very cute little pouch designed by Rae Feather as part of the birthday celebrations. I am sure that I will use it at some stage though I would think that due to the light colour it may get grubby on the outside quickly. I would have loved this month if there had of been 5 products as normal and that this pouch was an extra to celebrate their birthday as opposed to being one of the 5 products.
It wasn’t a bad Glossybox and I will keep my subscription for another month 🙂 Oh and can I say how excited I am about trying the Two Faced Better than Sex Mascara’s next month! I have never tried them but only heard good things. Do you subscribe to a monthly beauty box subscription? Are there new ones out there? I am always on the look out for a good monthly subscription treat 🙂