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When The Magic Goes

It is with a sad heart this week that I made the decision to cancel both my Glossybox & my Joliebox subscriptions. There are many underlying factors towards this. The financial aspect, of course. I just find myself thinking there are better ways, more sensible ways, that I can find for that £25 per month. They've also lost their mystique. I never complained before about the many blogs containing a breakdown of each months boxes, despite the fact that they were always released before mine had actually arrived, thus spoiling the surprise. The reason being because I still had some form of excitement about the goodies inside. Recently this hasn't been the case. I've been reading these spoilers and feeling disappointed before I've even received the package! Either because the products aren't interesting to me, or I've received something similar before (I never need to buy a body moisturiser ever again!) or the fear that I wont get the version of the product which is suited to me. This is the risk you take with a beauty box, we all knew that. But it's a risk I no longer want to take.

I really want to make it clear that I in no way have negative feelings about these boxes or the companies themselves (Joliebox have an amazing customer service team as I'm sure do Glossybox although I've never had any dealings with them).

 I have loved receiving my surprise parcels every month and they really helped me kick my eBay habit (which I won't lie was becoming a bit of an issue lol). In fact I'm going to follow up this post with a look at some of the products I've really loved that I wouldn't have had a chance to try without these subscriptions. And no doubt should life calm down and stop being so damn expensive I will subscribe again. But, for now, I bid adieu.

Bex.

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