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Beauty Box Loves

So here it is as promised some of my favourite goodies from both my Glossybox & Boudoir Prive/Joliebox

Permanently in my makeup bag are Rose & Co Rose Petal Salve (this is an amazing salve which clears up dry lips ridiculously fast), New CID I-gloss in Babydoll (Always a conversation starter when I whip this badboy out because it lights up! Plus it has just the right consistency for my liking), Joliebox Concealer Brush (My go to concealer brush, its a bitch to clean because its quite firm and I worry about ruining it but other than that I love it!)

I would never have bought these items themselves but have always wanted to try each brand so obviously I was happy when I received them.

These guys have made it into my regular bathing/hair routine. I will most certainly be repurchasing all of them!

Well we all knew I would love receiving Nail Polish didn't we? In fact I was always a bit gutted that there wasn't a polish in every box! Nail Polish Beauty boxes... A new concept maybe?   

Not pictured because they bit the dust a long time ago but have made a lasting impression are:

Murad: Time Release Blemish Cleanser
Dead Sea Spa Magik Salt Brush
Korres Quince Body Butter
Green People Fruitful Nights (seriously wish this was cheaper so I could buy it full size)
HD Brows Eye & Brow Palette (ok I do need to use this so I saved it and gave it to Michelle on her recent visit. It is amazing on her!)
Robert Piquet Calypso perfume
Stila Smudge Proof Eyeliner
Monu Recovery Balm (Amazing as a makeup primer I definitely have noticed a decline in my skin since this ran out recently)
Macadamia Healing Oil Treatment


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