Look Fantastic Beauty Box Review – April 2020
Look Fantastic Beauty Box is a beauty subscription box from the UK that includes at least 6 hand-picked items along with an issue of Elle UK magazine. Each box includes skincare, haircare, cosmetics, and body products curated around a theme. It’s available to US customers for $19.00/month with free shipping.
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About Look Fantastic
The Subscription Box: Look Fantastic Beauty Box
The Cost: $19.00 a month + free shipping. Save with longer commitments.
The Products: At least 6 hand-picked skincare, haircare, cosmetic, and body products curated around a different monthly theme, plus an issue of Elle UK magazine.
Ships to: The US, UK, Canada, Australia
Look Fantastic April 2020 “The Spring Edition” Review
Each box comes with a booklet that includes product information and tips for how to use what you got.
Bella Pierre Peach Blossom Eyeshadow Palette, 7.2 g- Retail Value $25.00
I will be the first to admit that I am not a huge Bella Pierre fan. But this is actually a really pretty palette. The three shimmer shades are absolutely lovely, and have a nice pigment and texture. I feel like they could also easily double as warmer highlighters. The matte shade took a little more work to really shine, but I don’t think that would be the one I would be reaching for from this selection anyways.
Top to bottom: Dahlia, Glisten, Hawaii, and Copper Mine
Erno Lazlo Hydraphel Skin Supplement, 0.5 fl oz – Estimated Value $5.00 (buy a full size 6.8 fl oz for $68.00)
I have tried this product before and I like it a lot. It does have a slightly slimy texture which can be offputting until you realize how fast it absorbs into your skin, packing major moisture! A little goes a long way too, meaning this little sample will last quite a while. It is alcohol-free, meaning it is an ideal formula for dry and sensitive skin, and the inclusion of Vitamin B3 helps with skin repair functions while moisturizing.
Ameliorate Transforming Body Lotion, 30 ml – Estimated Value $4.32 (Buy a full size 200 ml for $28.80)
I didn’t love the texture of this lotion (a little thinner and very slick) but I am willing to overlook that because it has AHAs inside which help with exfoliation and cell turnover. This also means that your skin will be more sensitive to the sun, so this is not the sort of lotion to toss onto your legs before sunbathing. It has a scent that reminds me a little of baby wipes but not in a negative way.
STARSKIN 100% Camellia 2-Step Oil Nourishing & Brightening Sheet Mask – Retail Value $10.80
Yay! This is one of my favorite sheet masks of all time! It is a two-step formula. First, you crack open the little golden pouch full of 100% pure camellia oil and apply it liberally all over your face. Looking shiny? No worries. The mask goes ontop and helps your skin absorb all of that goodness! It smells like fresh roses and leaves my dry skin positively glowing.
MineTan Coffee Scrub, 30 g – Estimated Value $2.00 (Buy 200 g for $13.30)
I don’t like coffee scrubs and I didn’t like this product. To be fair, I actually don’t even like drinking coffee, so this was never likely to be a big hit for me. I also found that while it did a great job of exfoliating (it is a combo of sugar, salt, and coffee grounds) it also made a massive mess of my shower. There is some sweet almond oil in the formula, so my legs did feel great after using it, but the scent and mess were deal breakers for me personally.
The Vintage Cosmetics Company Slanted Tweezers – Retail Value $7.99
These tweezers felt like they were just a wider set than my typical pair, which made tweezing feel weird. I feel like I had to really squeeze them together so tight to grab anything. I felt like a crazy person trying to use these! I kept them around because I am convinced it is user error, and they are just very cute. Anyone else find these a little awkward to use? Is it just me?
The Verdict: I thought this was an okay Look Fantastic Beauty Box. It has an overall value of around $55.11 which is okay for a $19.00 box. I loved the Starskin mask and the Erno Lazlo supplement but found the coffee scrub and tweezers fell short of my expectations. I was pleasantly surprised by the peachy palette. I guess I was kind of missing a wow factor item for April though.
To Wrap Up:
Value Breakdown: At $19.00 for this box, here is what you are paying approximately per item:
- Bella Pierre Palette $8.62
- Erno Lazlo Supplement $1.72
- Ameliorate Lotion $1.49
- Starskin Sheetmask $3.72
- Minetan Coffee Scrub $0.69
- Vintage Cosmetics Company Tweezers $2.75
Alternatively, each of the 6 items has an average cost of $3.17.
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Do you subscribe to the Look Fantastic Beauty Box? What do you think?