Monday 15 October 2018


Well hello there!
Today I have the Glossy Box opening for October and as you can imagine the box is Halloween themed. There are 2 different boxes this month, one is trick and one is treat. I believe there are a couple products that are different, but they are still from the same brand. I got the 'Trick' box, I will let you know what products were slightly different from the 'Treat' box. It looks like the box is makeup related this month which makes sense so let's dive in!

The most exciting thing this month is that you get a full sized Illamasqua lipstick! I have never tried anything from this brand before, I'm not too keen on the shade (Energy) as it is purple but this is perfect for Halloween hense why it is in the box. It says that the cushioned finish glides effortlessly onto your lips for a semi-matte finish. I love a semi-matte lipstick so this is definitely up my street! I believe the treat boxes got a bright pink shade. These lipsticks retail for £20 and the box costs only £10! 

We have had a Sleek eyeshadow palette in a Glossy Box before so its good to see another one, this one is more wearable then the one before. I am going to try this one as it has neutral shades in it, and I do not have a lot of neutral palettes in my collection. Again this is a full size product and has pigmented, long-lasting and mineral based shades to cover all bases from smoky to daytime looks. There are mattes and shimmers in this palette so you can create a lot of looks from it, and the shades feel super soft so I am looking forward to playing around with them. This of course is drugstore so it retails for only £8.99!

This is a mask, moisturiser and primer all in one. It has the powerful blend of repairing plant oils, hyaluronic acid, argan and starflower oils plus a hit of caffeine results in a revitalising formula. It says that its a perfect way to erase the signs of fatigue, boost hydration and to prep your skin for make-up. Well this sounds pretty good to me! I have quite a lot of primers in my collection and this is definitely different to my usual primers, so I'm looking forward to seeing what this does to my skin. This deluxe mini is worth £17 and the full size is £35 which is crazy money.

Luna By Luna Cosmetics Translucent Powder
This is a cruelty-free loose powder that will set your makeup to keep it nice and smooth for hours. It has a lightweight formula that will soak up excess oils while softening fine lines, and will hide your pores. I don't know about you but that sounds like a good loose powder to me, the only thing that worries me about white powders is that it might flash back. I will 100% be testing this out and if it is any good I will be letting you know. I only have a few loose powders in my collection, 2 of them are high end so this has a lot to live up to! This isn't the cheapest loose powder as it retails for £17 and it is not the biggest container either.

MUA Luxe Bronze & Sculpt Contour Kit
I was personally really excited to receive this as I am very familiar with the brand and have a couple of their products. This is vegan and cruelty free and it is a 2 in 1 compact which is so good for travelling, it comes with a bronzer on top and a contour shade on the bottom. The bronzer has a little bit of shimmer in it which I like because I don't have a lot of shimmery bronzers in my collection. I am so excited to try this, my box come with the medium/dark shade so I went out and bought light/medium and gave the other one to my mum. The 'Treat' box come with the Strobe & Glow Highlight Kit. These are super cheap so they retail for only £5 which is so good for a 2-in-1 product. 

So that was everything in the box this month, the sneak peek for next month is a full-size liquid matte lipstick from Huda Beauty - I am so excited!! I don't own anything from this brand. If you want to sign up for Glossy Box, you can here.
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  1. I never knew whether getting a glossybox was worth it or whether I'd like it but... damn! You get loads in here! And I love Illamasqua lipsticks!

    1. I love Glossy Box! Definitely worth it, its only £10 a month xxx