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Beauty Box 5 July 2013 Review

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This is my first month with Beauty Box 5. The box is only $12 so I figured I would check it out. Beauty box 5 sends you 4-5 beauty products in a cute little blue box.

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The cute product card was included with the box:

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Here’s what I got in my box:

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LA Fresh Travel Lite Antibacterial Wipes– $1.99 retail value // I can never have enough hand sanitizer. I have a little boy that will be 4 in September and these are perfect for carrying around in my purse.

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Every Beauty Foot Smoother – $9 retail value // I don’t have anything like this in my hoard of beauty products. I’m excited to try this!

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H20+ Face Oasis Hydrating Treatment – 8 ml retail value $5.70 // I’m excited to try this, I love getting new skincare items in my boxes.nailpolishremover

Jean Piette Cosmetics Nail Polish Remover Wipes – (2) retail value $1 // I love having nail polish wipes in my beauty bag in my purse because you never know when you’re going to need these!

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Be a Bombshell Lip Gloss in Vixen -retail value $14// this was full-size, but I didn’t like the color too much, it looks a lot darker in person. I’ll be giving this away to a friend.

I liked this box, but I wouldn’t say this is one of my favorite subscription boxes though. I spent $12 on this box and the value of the box was $31.00 I like the idea of the box and also the price is good. I think I’m going to give it another month to see what next month brings! If you want to check out it out go to Beautybox5.com

XOXO,

Erin 

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Julep Maven July 2013 California Coast Collection

This month I decided to go against my profile style which is “It-girl” and decided to go with the Bombshell box this month. I really wanted to get the entire set but was good and restrained from spending the $55.00. I did however end up adding a nail polish that was worth $4.99 but I ended up using 750 “Jules” points that I’ve saved up and it was free!

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What was in my box:

JoannaLilac frost 
Regular Price: $14.00
Maven Price: $11.20

BlakelyPurple and green molten  

Regular Price: $14.00
Maven Price: $11.20

My add-on this month:
Fireworks- Red, white and blue multi-dimensional glitter top coat

Regular Price: $14.00
Maven Price: $11.20

I got this right on time for 4th of July! I’m so excited to put this on and will post a picture on my instagram later. I love glitter polishes, especially for accent nails.

From left to right: Blakely, Joanna, and Fireworks!

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swatches of Blakely, Joanna, and Fireworks!

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Beach Tonic Dry Body Oil

Regular Price: $23.00

Maven Price: $18.40

Here’s the description from Julep.com:

What It Is: A blend of lightweight yet nourishing oils that moisturize, condition, and restore elasticity and suppleness to the body.

What It Does: Absorbs instantly and leaves a satin finish without a greasy residue. Treatment mist contains a blend of cotton seed oil, rich in cell nourishing vitamin E, and sunflower oil-  for deep conditioning and softening of even the driest skin.

How To Use: Mist onto slightly damp skin. Massage in thoroughly. Use whenever and whenever skin feels dry. Can be used under lotion for more skin conditioning. Do not use on face.

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Green Tea Facial Blotting Papers (Estimated value $5?) pack of 40 sheets

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Loving the Quote that was in the box this month!

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I am very satisfied with my box this month. I was thinking about skipping this month until I got the email and got to see my picks for this month! I’m glad I ended up getting the box! What did you think about this month? Box Value without the Maven discount was $70 (including my add-on this month)

If you want to join Julep here’s a few things:

1. It’s $19.99 a month and you get to pick the box that is sent to you.

2. You can skip any month, send your box to a friend or keep the box.

3. You can try the box out for free by using these Promo codes: FREEMAVEN or FREEBOX

4.Julep is a Nail polish based company but has been coming out with other beauty products (DD cream, lip balm, lipstick, hair products and more)

Go to Julep.com and fill out your Style Profile, then pick your box and don’t forget to use the Promo code!

 

This week has been absolutely CRAZY! There will be new posts up soon, I promise. I should be getting my June Glossybox on Monday. It’s funny, Julep shipped from Washington State on the 27th and Glossybox shipped on the 26th from New Jersey (MAYBE 5-6  hours away) and is still not here. Kudos to Julep for fast shipping and stress-free experience. I’m kind of on my last straw with Glossybox. Hopefully the American Beauty Glossybox is worth it, that’s all I have to say!

 

XOXO,

Erin

Glossybox limited edition “Wedding Box”

Hello Sunshine!

Glossybox has just announced they have a limited box available:

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The limited edition Wedding box is $40 you get $120 worth of products. In the limited edition box there will be 6 beauty products and one surprise gift (7 total items.) Four of the items have been revealed, 3 surprise beauty products and a surprise gift sounds great. The box will arrive around the end of July.

I’m not getting married anytime soon but I love the idea of this box. It’s perfect for a bride-to-be, bridal party, or if you’re like me- just because it looks awesome! .

My suggestion is to use a PROMO code when you order! Right now if you use the PROMO code Gift ” you get a full-size lip/cheek tint.
Will you be ordering the limited edition Wedding Box?

 

XOXO- Erin

 

Disclaimer: I am not sponsored by Glossybox or affiliated with the company. I do use referral codes in some of my posts. All opinions on ECG are my own.

Glossybox June 2013 confirmed spoilers

I just recently found out what’s going to be in June’s “American Beauty” Glossybox! Glossybox collaborated with fashion illustrator/it-girl, Dallas Shaw this month and I’m really excited for this box to get to make it’s way to my mail box.

Here’s what will be in the June American Beauty Glossy box via Dallas Shaw’s Blog

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It looks fabulous! I love that she designed the box and there will even be an illustration in the box to enjoy!

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On the Glossybox website it said my box had an estimated delivery for today, June 19th but with some apparent issues with one of the products they were going to feature, I received this email from Glossybox on June 17th:

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On Dallas Shaw’s Blog  She had this to say:
“I would like to share a small change in the collaboration with my followers, fans and friends. When the nail company we originally planned to include defaulted on their plan to provide the polish, we decided to replace it with a different product on my love list (one that has also been personally chosen by me and which I feel confident that you’ll enjoy). I apologize for any confusion this caused subscribers and I thank you for the amazing faith you always placed in me and my brand.”

Regardless, I think I will order some of the Bondi nail polish because they seem like a great company and I’m really curious about their products. They’re a fairly new company and from the website they seem to have a great selection of products! I love that the names of the nail polishes are New York themed.

I’m also happy that I picked up another box for only $15, so I will be getting two boxes this month and at the time I used the PROMO CODE: “LOVE” for a full-sized ModelCo eyeshadow but I think that the code is now expired you can use the PROMO code: GIFT for a Full-size ModelCo Lip/cheek tint.
You can still get your own American Beauty Glossybox for this month just go to Glossybox.com and don’t forget about the PROMO code: GIFT for your extra beauty gift! Subscriptions are $21 per month and I think the value of the products in the box are well worth it and pay for the box themselves.

 

Here’s what will be in the June American Beauty Glossybox:
Some of the pictures from this post were from Dillydallas.blogspot.com

 

 

Disclaimer: I subscribe to Glossybox with my own money. I was not paid to write this post or mention these
 companies. I do use referral links on some of my blog posts. All opinions and reviews on ECG are my own.

Glossyboxes?! My very lucky day!

Hey Everyone!

I guess the subscription box gods loved me yesterday because not only did my Julep Maven June box come in the mail, my May 2013 Glossybox came! I was shocked to see that there were two Glossybox packages in my mailbox. At first, I thought that maybe I had gotten charged for both… I frantically checked my bank account and I had gotten both boxes for only $21.00! Everything in both boxes were exactly the same (Except one had my free eyeliner in it from my promo code). I ended up giving the second box to my mother, why? Because I love her and she never buys stuff for herself, and two I was a horrible teenager who would raid her beauty supply on a regular!

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The month of May Glossybox turned one! Happy Birthday Glossybox! && thank you for both amazing boxes!

I used the promo code “wink” and got a free eyeliner with my first box! It a matte brown liquid liner, I’m not huge on wearing brown I prefer Black liquid liner but hey, free is free! I will probably end up using it eventually. That promo code is now expired, but you can use the Promo code “LOVE” for a full sized ModelCo eyeshadow ($22 value)

When I initially opened my box, they had the Glossybox Mag right on top which had some really amazing articles in it about beauty from all around the world, Lash Lust and an article about one of my new favorite bloggers/it-girls/Fashion illustrators, Dallas Shaw! She collaborate with Glossybox for June’s special edition box called “American Beauty”. Everything in the box is made here in America and Dallas Shaw personally picked out. I have to say, I am obsessed with her style! I can see why she has worked with brands like DKNY, Chanel, Kate Spade, Anthropologie and more. You can see some of the spoilers for the June box from my post a couple days ago. I think this is going to be the best box yet! If you haven’t subscribed to Glossybox, go to Glossybox.com (The box will ship the end of this month)

In both boxes I got :

This was the first box, with my eyeliner I got from using the promo code- WINK

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My second box that went to my mom:

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sample of Epionce intense anti-aging+ Repair serum This sample is really, really small but I look forward to using the expensive brand lol. I don’t think I would pay $136.00 Full price for the 30 ml you get for that price, but I’m curious about how the product is going to be! (my sample was 4 ml and a value $18) (Full size is 136.00/30ml)

1 Etre Belle collagen & aloe vera hydro mask- I’m actually really excited to try this mask! I will try to review the products when I actually have the chance to use them. (value $3.95) (Full size is valued at $39.50/10 masks)

European wax center In box boxes I got two samples each (4 in total, which I’m guessing are about $1 each?) 1 “The exfoliate” (4ml) ,1 Slow it down body wash, 2 Slow it down body lotions ($4.00? value for all) .I also got a coupon for a free bikini line wax/eyebrow wax or underarm wax! YAY! – I’m not going to guess how much those would be, but the value is great and I will definitely be locating the spa near me to use it!

A full size ModelCo lip duo lipstick & shine ultra lipgloss (Retails for $39!) I personally didn’t like the lipstick, but my mom did. In both boxes they were the same shade. I however did love the lipgloss. It smells amazing and isn’t sticky at all! the packaging even has a cute mirror on it, perfect for your purse!

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swatches of both the lipgloss and lipstick:

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Nicka K New York- Absolute! Perfume stick Full size!! (Full size retails at $14.99/ .29 oz.) I am in love with this smell. It has a citrus smell to it which is one of my favorites. I wore it today and mixed it with my Dolce and Gabbana light blue and had my own amazing signature scent. (I felt very glamorous) . In both boxes the scents and sizes were the same.

Sebastian professional volupt spray- (travel size worth $6.69/) full size is $19.95/5.07 oz. I also got a coupon with for the Sebastian professional line to use at Ulta for a free 1.5 oz. SHAPER or SHAPER plus with any $15 Sebastian purchase ($8.95 value)

Box of my boxes together were valued at over $169.00! each box was worth about $84.00 not including the free wax coupon, eyeliner or the Ulta coupon.

I think this monthly subscription box is worth it. The packaging is adorable, it came in a light pink save-able box that I will be reusing. The products were good, I haven’t really heard of most of the brands in the box, but it’s nice to try products I wouldn’t have normally found out about. That’s the whole reason I love subscription boxes is trying new products and brands! I’m really not sure why I got two boxes in the mail, but I’m glad my mom got to get my extra box!

&& again if you haven’t subscribed to Glossybox, what are you waiting for? Click on this picture below, and be sure and use the promo code LOVE if you’re ordering so you can also get something extra in your fabulous Glossybox!

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It’s $21 a month, and ships at the end of the month and contains 4-6 deluxe samples-full size products!

What was in your Glossybox? What’s your favorite beauty subscription box?

Stay Glamorous,

Xo Erin

Disclaimer: I paid for my Glossybox subscription with my own money, I am not sponsored by Glossybox for reviews, or posts about their products. All opinions on this product are my own.

I love promo codes!

Here are a few of my favorite monthly subscription boxes and some promo codes to use if you want to get in on the excitement of getting an awesome box delivered to your mailbox.

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For the month of June they are collaborating with Fashion illustrator, Dallas Shaw who picked out all of the amazing products for this month. The box ships at the end of June. Inside the box it has been revealed that there will be a full size Bondi nail polish ($12.50 Value) One Tarte Color Enhancing lipstick ($15 value) and Samples from Oscar de la Renta’s new fragrance line, Essential Luxuries. Along with a few more surprises they haven’t announced. I’m probably most excited about this box this month.! See my post from May 30th to see more about this box.


Free eyeliner if you use the promo code: Wink

Click  the box  below to check out Glossybox.com and subscribe in time for limited June box “American Beauty” designed by Dallas Shaw! 7343_f7ae58c7f1a1cc4abe9273a0f971ba2a_orig  

Popsugar musthave box

I love this box because it has a little bit of everything in it.  The box features  beauty, Fashion, home, fitness and food. and comes with Full-size products and premium items. The value of the Popsugar box is around 100 or more every month. I’m in love with this box, and I think that it’s really like getting a birthday present delivered to your door every month!

You can get $5 off your popsugar musthave box using the code REFER5

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Julep Maven box:

The box is mostly nail polish and nail care products but occasionally does contain beauty products. This subscription box is 19.99 a month and you actually get to pick which box you receive. If you don’t like what’s in that month’s box or you want to save your money you can skip the box for the month and not get billed you can also send your box to a friend. They send you an email on the 20th of each month and you have until the 24th to submit your request. On the 27th of each month they bill you.

You can get your first box for free- Use the promo code : FreeMaven or Freebox . I used the code Freemaven and only had to pay $3.95 Shipping and handling.

You can subscribe by clicking on the photo below

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What are your favorite subscription boxes?

Disclaimer: I am no sponsored by any of these companies, I subscribe with my own money and all opinions of these products are my own.