Choose your vice – The Benefit or Get The Glow Beauty Box?
We all have our vices in life and mine is makeup. It seems that summer is finally here and with a firm winter wardrobe still in place, getting that summer beauty look or glow is something that is far easier and within my reach to achieve. So if you’re already a Lookfantastic Beauty Box subscriber, you would have received their nicely timed ‘Get the Glow’ beauty box. It’s perfect as a gift to yourself or a friend and with wedding season in full swing it will ensure you are the best groomed wedding guest. On the other hand, if you’re already blessed with that natural glow then this month Lookfantastic having teamed up with Benefit cosmetics to showcase a few of their products, that will help you save time and achieve a gorgeous makeup look! Note: the Lookfantastic box is limited edition so it won’t be around forever! Here’s what’s in the box:
The Benefit Edit
Roller Lash (full size) – The Roller Lash Mascara – launched back in 2015 – with all the hype being around the Hook ‘n’ Roll wand that separates, lifts and curls those lashes without the use of an eyelash curler. Having tested this out before, it does what it says on the tin and definitely a space-saving item if you want to ditch the curlers in your makeup bag.
POREfessional Matte Rescue (7.ml) – Pore minimising gel that is applied over a freshly cleansed face. Ideal to use as a primer before makeup application to give you that flawless look.
Hoola Quickie Contour Stick (1.4g sample size) If you’re a fan of the Hoola powder then you’re bound to love this contour stick. It blends seamlessly and is easier to target and chisel those specific facial features.
Ready Set Brow (2ml) – A clear brow gel that tames and sets those hairs into place.
Gimme Brow (3g) – This is one of my all time favourite products. With a volumising coloured brow gel, combing against and then with the direction of your hair growth, Gimme Brow coats your brows in a slight tint, creating that natural fullness look. Tip: it’s also great to cover up any overgrown brow hairs until your next salon visit!
Tester samples of: Boi-ing Airbrush Concealer, It’s Potent! Eyecream, and Total Moisture Facial Cream. Also, a bonus eyebrow mapping/shaping tool to get those perfect brows at home!
Get the Glow Edit
James Read Gradual Tan H2O Tan Mist – Now I can’t say that this item will be of use to me with my colouring but for the paler friends out there, this hydrating mist nourishes the skin whilst imparting a hint of colour.
System Professional LuxeOil (box will contain either the Luxe Oil or Solar Oil). The Luxe Oil is a blended mixture of nourishing oils that condition the hair. I like to apply a bit to wet hair before styling or add onto the tips of dry hair one styled for that extra protection.
Scrub Love Hydrating Coconut Cranberry Body Scrub – I’m a fan of body scrubs but so far have only tested out coffee scrubs in this format (which smell great but can be quite messy and require the whole bath/shower to be cleaned straight after). I’m interested to know if this works to the same consistency and makes an equal amount of mess!
Mellow Baked Eyeshadow (in Cream or Peach) – Single use eyeshadows, for me, have to be outstanding. My Mellow eyeshadow in cream is just that! With an incredible pigment and shimmer, this shade with work well on its own, blended in with other shades, or as a highlight as well!
Real Chemistry Luminous 3 Minute Peel – This unique blend of proteins remove dead skin cells to leave a glowing complexion. Perfect for use just before a night out or when the skin is feeling congested.
Glow Hydro Demaquillage – A microfiber cloth to help remove makeup only with water.
Additional items: the latest copy of Elle Magazine and a Prep-N-Glow dual sided cloth.
Look fantastic Beauty Subscription boxes start from £13 per month
Mrs J xx