17.7.13

Glossybox July: The 'Seaside Splash' Edition

This month's Glossybox for me is just perfect for the heat wave we have been having in London recently. You know when brands give their beauty box a name just to fit the season and for the sake of it by including random products inside? That's not the case here. It's thought out clearly and has essentials that you will actually take to the beach, park, holiday, festival - wherever you're off to melt this season.

The box is stunning this time around with its bright blue base and those coral reef splashed all over it. Simply beautiful as a keepsake.




The products include a full sized Facial Mist by Anatomicals, a full sized Nail Paint by Ciate, a travel sized Alterna Bamboo Style Boho Waves Texture Spray and two skincare samples from Pukka and Coola, one's a tinted sunscreen and another a radiance serum. The products couldn't have been more appropriate for a July box. Two thumbs up for team Glossy!




Coming to these two skincare samples, I quite like both of them. The Pukka Radiance Serum more to be honest. I love serums and that's a fact that's never going to change. The way this one absorbs into the skin is brilliant. It instantly leaves a gorgeous glow which I very badly need for Summer. All I have naturally these days is a dehydrated nose and chin and oily cheeks that make me look like a teenager. I hate you humidity.

The Coola Mineral Sunscreen comes with a SPF of 20 and has a NC30 like yellowish, golden tint to it. It's not much at all really but if you're too dark or too light, it might contrast to your skin colour. On me, it's okay not bad at all. Wouldn't wear it on it's own even on the beach. Under my heavy duty 'tinted moisturiser' for sure.


I wore this continuously for a week after I got this in the box and my sister was like your nails are ready for a holiday and she is correct. This is the most gorgeous, almost tomato red nail paint I have ever seen. It's so gorgeous that it brightens my day. Such a lovely glossy finish it has and Ciate's are always the fastest drying. It does start chipping in two days but I love it so much I top it up without moaning at all. Pure love.


This texturising spray is great if you already have curly, wavy hair after air drying and want some definition. I actually got away with just spraying this on my ends, scrunching hair with fingers and that's it. Great if you're trying to skip heat from hair tools. I doubt it would work on fine, straight hair though. I like it!


Oh my, and my favourite product of them all is the facial mist. Not because it's packed in the most gorgeous lavender bottle ever but because it smells delicious. Summery, sweet yet warm and comforting. With my trusty Vichy spray featured below, this one's going in my hand bag too. Just in case I need two bottles to revive me from the heat.

www.glossybox.co.uk

4 comments:

Emma Henderson said...

I love it for the box alone - so cute! For some reason though I just can't get into facial sprays...

Jazzie said...

This box is making me a little jealous I don't subscribe to glossy box. Some really great products.

Jazzie x
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Pout Pretty said...

What lovely stuff! Wish we had glossybox in India

Tanya said...

Cool post!

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