Glossybox Anniversary Edition

Hi guys! Now I don't normally do reviews of any of the beauty boxes that are out there-I tend to just wait and see if there are any stand out products that I could do a review on after using them for a bit. However, I thought that this months Glossybox deserved its own little post-partly because they have now been around for a whole year, and partly because I was really chuffed with the box I  got!

Glossybox Anniversary Box*

I have seen a few other reviews pop up already and I definitely wouldn't have said no to receiving the set of false lashes in my box, but I'm not going to complain about what I got because I will use everything!

I'm excited to try this out, gel eyeliners have always been something I've not been quite brave enough to buy because I've been a liquid liner addict for so long, but now I have one I'm definitely going to give it a whirl! I think this is a really nice thing about beauty boxes-you receive things you would never have bought to try but have always considered when you walk past them in the shops! The one I got is a lovely black shade, though I have seen that some people have got a deep chocolate brown shade instead. You do get a little brush with it but I will probably just use one of the angled liner brushes I have because I need to have a good grip on brushes. I can never use the teeny ones!

I was chuffed to find this HD Brow Beater in my box, because I have actually been looking for a product to set my brows and was on the verge of trying a cheapo clear mascara from Superdrug, but now I have this instead! I know the HD Brow Palette was a stand out product for many people last year, so I'm glad that we're getting the chance to try another product from the brand. 

Slightly unhelpfully, the information about this Weleda Face Cream/Body Milk on the bottle and the box is entirely in German. According to the Glossybox product information though, it is a multipurpose face and body product containing all natural ingredients. This is probably my least favourite product in the box if I had to pick, purely because its always difficult to get a good feel for a face or body product from such a mini sample. I will probably pop it in my washbag this weekend when I go away for a hen party though so it will get used! 

This was very well timed! I ran out of my favourite shower gel yesterday, so I shall rotate this into my shower routine before I repurchase my other one and give it a go. This Noble Isle bath and shower gel is described as smelling like the beginning of summer, with elderflower and gooseberry fragrances. This brand is 'inspired by the natural and cultural riches of the British Isles,' which I think is a fabulous concept! I've had a little browse of the website and I really want to try out the Willow Song fragrance. Again, this is a fab little bonus of getting beauty boxes, you discover brands you'd never have found otherwise!

I know a lot of people don't like receiving perfume samples in their boxes which is fair enough, but if they come in the form of a little spray bottle like these I really like them! They're so perfect for just popping in your clutch bag when you go out and I do actually really like the smell of these, quite fruity and sweet which is ideal for me! 

Last but not least we have this cute little Glossybox compact mirror. This will be great for popping in my handbag, its super compact and has a normal and a magnified mirror inside. 

All in all, a fabulous box, and a fitting end to a year of Glossybox loveliness! I genuinely can't wait until I get a job after university so I can resubscribe and receive every box, because I am probably one of those rare people who will pretty much enjoy using every single item in every box! This particular box was a PR sample but my views are 100% honest, and if I happen to use one of the products and absolutely hate it I will let you all know in a future post!


  1. Ooo what a good box! I'm pretty sad I cancelled all my subscriptions now :( happy birthday glossy box!!! xoxox

  2. Oooh you got a really good box! I can't wait to get mine, the mirror is such a cute touch! :) x

  3. Aaah, great review! I'm not a glossy box fan but I'd love to hear your review on the collection 2000 thing!

  4. Awwww, I think you got one of the better boxes :)


  5. I love the look of the HD Brow Beater! It seems like Glossy Box had some good things in this month, I'm jealous I didn't sign up earlier. xo

  6. Aww I love the look of this box, I'm always "umming" and "ahhing" about subscribing to glossybox and I see a post like this and get so jealous, I think I should definitely take the plunge! :)


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