GlossyBox Subscription Box Review + Coupon – September 2017
GlossyBox is a monthly beauty subscription box. They have the best packaging in the business, their products are usually deluxe size or full size, and the value is usually good too.
My Subscription Addiction paid for this box. (Check out the review process post to learn more about how we review boxes).
FYI: GlossyBox sends out multiple variations of the box during some months. So, there may be some variation between what I review and what you receive.
The Subscription Box: GLOSSYBOX
The Cost: $21 a month (save more with 6-month or annual subscription)
The Products: Deluxe and full-size beauty products.
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Ships to: US and Canada
Each box comes with a fold out card detailing the items included:
Now, on to the items!
Morgan Taylor Nail Polish in Magician’s Assistant – FULL SIZE! Value $9
(Subscribers who get this nail polish will receive this shade or Pretty Wild.)
I am obsessed with this nail polish! It dried quickly, and I’ve been wearing it for days with no chips! Plus the lavender-greige color is perfection. Here it is on:
(2 coats for full coverage.)
Lancôme Paris Advanced Génifique Sensitive Antioxidant Serum – 4 ml? Value $15.60
(FYI – no size listed on this sample, but it’s a larger size than I would have expected for a foil packet. I’m estimating 4 ml.)
(Based on spoiler marketing, all subscribers should be receiving both Lancome items pictured.)
To use this serum, you squeeze down on the blue liquid portion so that it mixes with the main serum:
This is a “dual antioxidant serum boosted with pure Ferulic Acid and pure Vitamin E.” It mixes with a soothing base of Centella Asiatica to calm skin and protect against environmental aggressors like pollution.
I found the formula to be a little tacky when first applied, but it eventually fully absorbed. I can’t really say if I notice any differences in my skin feeling soothed, but this sample should last me a few weeks, so we’ll see if I notice any differences before it is gone!
(I have a good track record with Lancome skincare, so I’m optimistic!)
Lancôme Paris Visionnaire Advanced Multi-Correcting Cream SPF 20 – .17 oz Value $8.70
This day cream is designed to improve the appearance of wrinkles and skin texture, and it has SPF 20, too. It’s very hydrating, but absorbed quickly and left a matte finish – fantastic!
Manna Kadar GLO Illuminator – FULL SIZE! Value $29
I officially have a lifetime supply of Manna Kadar GLO! (I feel like it’s been in every subscription box this month.)
This liquid highlighter goes on shimmery pink, but it blends out into a barely-there glow. (It also works well mixed with body lotion for a little extra shimmer all over.)
While I feel Manna Kadar is overexposed in subscription boxes, I’m a fan of this formula. Here it is swatched:
Freeman Beauty Infusion Cleansing Clay Mask – FULL SIZE! Value $8
This is a clay mask designed to help clear your pores. (I’m always down for that.) It took about 10 minutes to dry, and when I washed it off, I could definitely tell my skin felt cleaner and smoother. Pores looked about the same, though!
Pureology Clean Volume Shampoo – 1.7 oz Value $5.60
Pureology Clean Volume Conditioner – 1.7 0z Value $6
Props to GlossyBox for sending a matching set! This line is color-safe and vegan, and designed for fine hair. My hair is medium, but I still liked the set. I didn’t notice any big difference in volume, though.
Verdict: This box has a value of about $81.90. That’s good for a $21 beauty box. My favorite items this month are the nail polish and the two Lancome items. (I’m over getting Manna Kadar GLO in boxes at this point.) But, it’s a good variety of products, and pretty good sample sizes, too.
To Wrap Up:
Can you still get this box if you sign up today? Yes. If you sign up in September, your first box will be the September box.
Value Breakdown: At $21 for this box, here’s what you are paying approximately per item:
- Nail Polish: $2.31
- Lancome Serum: $4
- Lancome Day Cream: $2.23
- Clay Mask: $2.05
- Manna Kadar GLO: $7.44
- Shampoo + Conditioner: $2.97
What do you think of the September 2017 GlossyBox?