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Glossybox August 2013

This month's Glossybox had a  high flyers theme. From what i've seen, it has had mixed reviews but i'm pleased with it! 



 Emite Make Up Eyelash Curlers

These are from a Swedish brand and retail for £20! They seem to be really good quality and they look nice too! It's an excuse for me to throw some of my old ones away. They came with replacement rubber bits too.

Available from www.emitemakeup.com

TRESemme Platinum Treatment 60 second shot

£1.49 full size. This is meant to transform hair so we'll see!

Oceane Make Up Remover Pen

This product is from Brazil and therefore, not available in the UK. It is a cool concept though and comes with replacement nibs so i'm excited to try it. 

 Juicy Couture, Viva La Juicy Noir Perfume Sample

I dislike miniature perfume samples but love Juicy Couture. The bottle for this perfume is gorgeous, pink liquid with a black bow. I smelt this the other day in Selfridges and quite liked it but the bottle's enough to suck me in! It has notes of berry and honeysuckle. It retails for £63 for 100ml so this sample at 1.5ml is worth about 95p.


Jelly Pong pong 2 in 1 eyeliner and shadow

 This is full size and retails for £10.50. It is a khaki colour and i actually really like it. I wouldn't call it an eyeshadow just because you can blend it into one as you can typically do that with any eyeliner. I've received other Jelly Pong Pong products in previous Glossybox's but this is my favourite one!

Available from www.jellypongpong.com


THis months box has an approximate value of £32.94 compared to the £12.95 cost excluding the unpriced make up remover pen.

What did you think of this month's Glossybox?

xxxx
Tasha

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