Unboxing: August 2012 Glossybox│USA

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I'm very excited about this month's Glossybox! It has some interesting products I would have never thought of buying. If you don't know what Glossybox is, it's a brand that delivers 5 deluxe samples (cosmetics and perfumes) every month with a theme. This month's theme is Pure Luxury.  The price is $21 for every box (plus tax if you live in New York or California). If you want to suscribe, please leave your email in the comments below and I will make sure to send you an invite!

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Just recently they started sending GlossyMag which contains tips, trends, and some interesting articles, etc. I really like this complimentary magazine, as it also has recommendations of new exciting products to try out!

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And of course, Glossybox pays a lot of attention to details and the packaging is always lovely. I love how they wrap it and even the box it comes in it's adorable! 

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A card that has the description and price of the full size items. This month's box has 2 full size products! I'm very excited to try the Illamasqua nail polish and the Touch in Sol Skin Base.

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I titled this post Unboxing as I will be making different reviews for my favourite products. But, here are the deluxe (and full size!) products I received: 

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1. Ole Henriksen Truth Serum: a high powered vitamin C complex which helps smooth out fine lines and wrinkles. I don't really have any wrinkles yet (yey!) as I'm only 21. I debated and researched whether I should use anti-aging products but I'm a bit skeptical and don't know what to do yet,  so I will probably pass this to my mum so she can try it out!
2. Illamasqua Nail Varnish in Purity:  a hardwearing and chip resistant nail varnish, it only needs 2 coats to achieve a perfect finish. (will review separately!)  The colour is an opaque coral, lovely!
3. Touch in Sol Feel like Honey Moon Skin Base: For a better makeup application, a moisturizer and a primer are highly recommended! I love all-in-one products and this skin base has a honey texture that firms and revitalizes the skin. I tried this, and the texture is amazing! It's not greasy at all and dries instantly, my skin feels softer after application.
4. Ellis Faas Creamy Lips inL107:  a chocolate caramel long wearing lipstick with a shiny finish. The colour is very appealing and it's not sticky at all! It also hydrates and smooths the lips. The packaging is quite odd, it looks like a pen and it's a little bit too big, but i like it anyway! 
5. Biolage Exquisite Oil Replenishing Treatment: this treatment is infused with Moringa il Blend. I truly have no idea what that is, but it gives instant shine and weightless replenishment! 

I'm absolutely in love with this month's Glossybox! I love all the products and will be testing them out everyday! 

Have you got your Glossybox yet? Any products/colours that were different from mine?


  1. Wow! Amazing beauty box! Illamasqua nailpolish?! I'm excited for the nail post! <3

    1. Will be up soon :) Thank you. xx

  2. This Glossybox looks like a winner! I've tried the Ole Henriksen Truth Serum (even though I'm even younger than you, haha...) and it didn't make a difference in my skin but maybe on someone older it would work better. The Ellis Faas lip product and the Illamasqua nail polish look great! :D

    1. It's probably because of your age! I gave it to my mum straight away! haha :) xx

  3. Wow, that is one great box! The nail polish looks stunning:)


  4. that illamasqua nail polish looks lovely - usa glossyboxes look so much better than the ones the uk gets :(

    1. Oh no :( I hope UK September's box comes with amazing stuff!! xx

  5. Hi!

    Illamascua and Ellis Faas...WOW!!!!! I want a glossybox like that...

    My name is Gloria, Im a spanish makeup artist and now I have my FIRST worldwire giveaway!!!

    Please come and visit!

  6. Oh wow! You got a really pretty shade of the Illamasqua polish. I was checking out other boxes and theirs weren't nearly as nice. Lucky!

    Following you now by the way :)


    1. I haven't seen the other colours! But yes, Purity is lovely! xx

  7. Woooh, I want a glossybox too.

    You have a lovely bog. Following you now.

    Have a look at my blog as well getmegorgeous.blogspot.in

    Shikha x

  8. Those glossyboxes sound really interesting. Maybe we should try them! :)
    All the best,

    Jana & Vanessa from charming Berlin ♥

    1. I totally recommend them! And they're available in Germany :) xx

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  10. I never knew that there is USA version of GB, I'm not a big fun of it, but I really like the stuff in USA box, in UK it's pretty rubbish at the moment. xo

  11. Wow, great products this time!
    Wanna follow each other? I'm following this cute blog right now, and I hope you will follow me back, it would be great to keep in touch!
    Last time by Ylenia Labate

  12. Nice blog! I am following you now, hope you can follow back :)

  13. We got the same products with the exception of the lip color. I am obsessed with Illamasqua's Purity nailpolish, I've had it on for 5 days now and there's not a chip in sight!!

    1. Oh my! I just applied it yesterday and it wears wonderful, i LOVE it! :) xx

  14. Adore the pretty packaging they send everything in!
    Would love you to check out my latest outfit post :)
    Have a fab Sunday Hun xoxo

  15. I haven't tried it. I'm really curious about it though, looks better than the birch-boxes i used to get.
    Products look awesome


    1. Before i suscribed to Glossybox, I was considering to try Birchbox. But I didn't and I'm happy about that, hah :P xx

  16. ooh this box actually looks really good! love the illamasqua nail polish x

  17. The glossy box looks really awesome! Love the pretty packaging.

  18. Wow what a a great box :)

    Lets follow each other, hun :)
    I'm following you now.
    I would be very glad to have you as my new friend, too.

    Ina :*


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