I was very excited to get my hands on the August Glossybox after peeking at what other people had received. Is it just me, or was it seeing that colourful Befine box that really made me that much more excited?! August’s Glossybox was also a special one as it marked the 6 month anniversary of Glossybox in Canada! For those of us who have been with Glossybox since the beginning, we received a little bonus in our boxes!
Sebastian Potion 9 Lite
Potion 9 Lite conditions, restores and enhances manageable styling.
Thoughts: This is a lightweight treatment styler and is meant to be used on damp hair. You can air dry your hair to get soft waves or defined curls or blow dry to achieve a smooth, yet touchable look. I straighten my hair all the time so I I will gladly give this very generous sample a try!
Full size: 150mL/$20.95
I received: 50mL/$6.98
Biore Make Up Removing Towelettes
Lock onto dirt and make up even stubborn waterproof mascara and lift it away without leaving a greasy residue so you get thoroughly clean skin.
Thoughts: I am accumulating quite the little collection of makeup wipes! I do use them almost daily and Biore is still a brand I had yet to try when it comes to make up wipes so I’m sure I’ll use these. I am curious to see if these really do take off waterproof mascara though.
Full size: 10 wipes/$3.99, 30 wipes/$9.99, 60 wipes/$14.99
I received: 10 wipes/$3.99
Kryolan Lipstick for Glossybox in Glossy Pink
Professional beauty lipstick for soft and glamorous lips with a luminous, long-lasting colour.
Thoughts: This is a colour created just for us Glossies and looks to be quite wearable for everyday. I have never heard of the company Kryolan, but it looks to be a German company with the product itself being made in Berlin as well as the headquarters being located there. My initial thoughts are that the lipstick feels creamy when swatched and barely had any scent to it.
Full size: Unknown as this is a special edition product. There was no pricing for lipstick on the Kryolan website when I checked either…
I received: *FULL SIZE*
Layla Glitter Mascara
Wrap your eyelashes in glitter and glam for a sensual and seductive look straight from Italy’s runways.
Thoughts: Is it weird that just the description of this product alone makes me not really want to wear it? I don’t often feel like looking sensual and when I do, I definitely don’t think of wearing glitter mascara! Oddly enough, I am a much bigger fan of glitter eyeliner. The glitter mascaras I have used in the past just make my lashes look like I have dust on them…still this IS a full size product and even though I wish I had gotten a nail polish, I appreciate another makeup product in this month’s box.
Full size: 8mL/$15.99
I received: *FULL SIZE*
Befine Food Skin Care Face Sample Packs
Amazing samples from the best in fine foods.
Thoughts: Like many others, this was probably my favourite part of the box and then product I opened first. Maybe it’s the fresh-looking packaging, but all of the Befine products looked truly appetizing and inviting! I have seen their products at London Drugs before, but have never tried them. The array of face masks that we all received is quite impressive. Each packet also looks like it can handle multiple applications. Woohoo!
Exfoliating Cleanser: 120mL/$24.00
Gentle Cleanser: 100mL/$24.00
Night Cream: 50mL/$30.00
Pore Refining Scrub Treatment: 90mL/$24.00
Warming Clay Mask: 5 oz/$25.00
Exfoliating Cleanser: 10mL/$2.00
Gentle Cleanser: 10mL/$2.40
Night Cream: 10mL/$6.00
Pore Refining Scrub Treatment: 10mL/$2.67
Warming Clay Mask: 0.5oz/$2.50
Total Value of Masks = $15.57 (All prices in USD taken from Befine)
*6 Month Bonus* Ahava Deadsea Water Mineral Body Lotion
Thoughts: So, I just realized that in the very first Canadian Glossybox, we also received this exact product so I guess it’s like we’re coming round full circle by getting it again? Fortunately, I really like this scent so I am happy to have another bottle as I have used up the one from February.
Full size: 250mL/$28.00
I received: 40mL/$4.48
Elastoplast SOS Blister and Trend Trunk Mystery Gift Card
Thoughts: The Trend Trunk mystery amount will forever be a mystery as this site does not interest me whatsoever and in the trash it went. The SOS Blister is an interesting add-on and quite appropriate for the damage our feet go through wearing sandals in the summer!
Full size: 5 units/$5.99
I received: 1 unit/$1.20
Total Value of Glossybox: $48.21 (I did not include the lipstick as there was no price and did not account for the CDN to US Dollar exchange rate).
My favourite product would have to be the little sample package of Befine goodies, followed closely by the Sebastian styling treatment and Biore towelettes. This has to be one of my favourite Glossyboxes to date!