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GlossyBox UK October Subscription Review

Hi lovelies,

It’s that time of the month again, GlossyBox time. This months box is all about Halloween and they released 2 different designs, a trick and a treat. I got sent the treat edition box, although I’m pretty sure all the products are the same in each. I love the vampy mouth design on the box.

Also before I forget, GlossyBox are releasing their FIRST Christmas Advent Calender full of makeup. They go on sale on Monday 15th October and are expected to sell out pretty quickly. They will retail for £99 but it does have a value of £300 and the sneak peeks show products such as Nars and Huda Beauty. Glossies can preorder this NOW with a discount so be sure to sign up if you haven’t already. Use my refer a friend code by clicking here. There’s no extra cost but it could save us both pennies.

In this months box you get 5 makeup products, 4 of them are full size and the fifth is a deluxe mini skincare product. As always the packaging kept all my products safe during delivery.

The first product for me to try was the This Works, In Transit Camera Close-up. This is a mask, moisturizer and primer all in and can be used under makeup or by itself. You don’t need much product to prep your face as it is quite thick. It took a minute to absorb into my akin but left it feeling soft and hydrated. It also minimised my pores and my skin looked brighter.

The next product in this months box was the Luna by Luna Loose Translucent Powder. A full size product retailing at £17, it’s a great product for a subscription box. It comes with a face puff which I tried but didn’t like. The powder is pretty good, sets your foundation well and leaves a nice matte finish. I did notice some flashback on pics when I used the puff but not when I used a brush. It did crease around my nose and mouth but only after a few hours of wear which I can handle.

My third product to try was the Sleek Makeup Oh So Special Eye-shadow palette which contains 12 shades. Another full sized product, this one retailer for £8.99 is another great addition to this box. All of these shadows are so pigmented and the metallic shades have immense shine. They are creamy and easily to blend as well as having a beautiful range of shades.

My penultimate product is the MUA Luxe Stobe and Glow Highlighter Kit in the shade pink luster. This comes in a cute little compact and contains a powder AND a cream highlight. Both have a slight pink sheen but it is more prominant with the cream one and both are super reflective without being glittery. This retails for £5 and I personally think it’s worth it. Sorry Ofra, I’ve found a new love.

The final product in this months subscription is the Illamasqua Antimatter Lipstick in the shade Nebula, a bright pink.The packaging on this lipstick is gorgeous, the case feels lovely to touch. The lipstick is strange, feels very dry and matte but it didn’t dry my lips out. It applied easily with very little pressure. To quote the Simpsons this feels like I’m wearing “nothing it all” on my lips. I’d like to add that this retails for £20.

Overall I am very impressed with this months GlossyBox UK. With a total value of £68, this box is amazing for the £13 it cost (including postage). It almost has a full face of products that are definitely appropriate for Halloween, no matter what you’re planning.

Thank you for reading. I really hope you have enjoyed this review and that you will join me for more in the future.

Rach xx

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