Tuesday, 15 January 2013

January glossy box!!

I was really looking forward to receiving my glossy box this month, as I haven't had one for a couple of months ( decided to try another company).
I was pleasantly surprised when the postman knocked on my door this morning with my box as I only had the dispatch email last night, it was like Christmas all over again!!
And sadly that's when the excitement ended, I opened the box ( which felt very light) and the sparkle vanished from my eyes in a flash! To say I was disappointed is an under statement. I really thought that glossy box would make a big effort with their January box, but sadly not!
Anyway let me tell you what I got!
Ready for it..??????
Mono micro exfoliant 30ml
Eco-boutique body lotion 30ml
BM beauty finishing powder 1g
Murad moisture for eyes 3.5ml
These next two things I am classing as a extra free gift (oh aren't I lucky!!)
Sanctuary spa 30 day thermal transformation 3.5 ml sachet and 7ml sachet. This I class as a freebie because it WAS a freebie. On the back it stated "not for sale"
Oh must not forget the extra treat that glossy box put in, a glossy box eye mask, possibly the best part of the box as it is rather cute ( not that I'd probably use it but never mind!)
I would work out how much the box was but really I can't be bothered, I know it's under £10 and I think if I do I will be even more disappointed, I think glossy box really really need to up their game. With other companies seeming to get it right I wonder why glossy just can't. Their such a big name in beauty boxes all over the world so I would have thought that they of all people should know how to please their customers. They either have a poor buying department or they just don't care.
I would love to know if anyone got a good box, please let me know ( only so I can cry into mine!!lol)

















5 comments:

  1. Hi Louise

    I got almost the same box as you but with a 2ml lacoste perfume vial instead of the body lotion, so slightly worse than yours again.

    The eye cream is about £11 worth and the monu exfoliant about £5, so not as bad as you think but still absolute carp imo.

    This will be my last box off them for a while. Be interesting to see what the other product variants are.

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    1. I know, I've seen one by a blogger, she got a good box and I think that's why I'm soooo disappointed. I was really looking forward to a nice box from glossy and I feel a bit cheated really. :(

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  2. I've only seen one blog and wasn't that impressed with the products in there either but they were slightly better than ours - conditioner, lip balm, exfoliant, face mask and body lotion. I always think its a cheek when they put not for resale items in the box as one of your samples, (or 2 as in my case)

    I think I'll be sticking to LIB boxes fro now on as GB just isn't doing it for me any more. Got hopes for Birchbox though.

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    1. Lux box has been really good the last couple of months, I'm signed up to them aswell. I've seen some spoilers for birch box and it looks an ok box.

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  3. Here is my box! not much better than yours :(

    http://susieskin.blogspot.co.uk/2013/01/glossybox-january-review-2013.html

    Honestly, I was so disappointed with the contents of my box, a lot of people try to stick up for Glossy saying that its sample, hit and miss etc but I feel like, I always receive a 'miss' box.

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