I received December’s Glossybox in exchange for an honest review. This post also appears on A Year of Boxes.
Glossybox is a monthly skincare and cosmetics subscription box that typically delivers five deluxe or full-size products. For $21 USD/month you get at least $60 in value (and often more). December’s shimmery box promised a joyful assortment of products representing the best time of the year.
It’s pretty, isn’t it?
Glossybox offers four subscription options (all prices in USD):
- monthly ($21/month, billed monthly)
- 3 months ($58.50, paid upfront)
- 6 months ($111, paid upfront)
- 12 months ($210, paid upfront)
Shipping in the US is free and shipping to Canada is $5/box + any duties and customs fees.
CBDFX Lavender Foot Mask
Containing premium quality broad spectrum hemp extract, this vegan-friendly foot mask is the perfect solution for restoring moisture and relaxation. ($9.99)
I wish I’d received this mask in time to put it in my mom’s Christmas stocking. (She couldn’t visit this year because we’re social distancing so I mailed her gifts ahead of the holidays.) She’s rarely missed a day hiking since the spring and would probably love to treat her feet to a little TLC. Maybe I’ll send this along anyway. Have you been sending more snail mail since the pandemic began?
K-GLO Smoothing Coconut Bio-Cellulose Eye Mask
This intensive all-around eye treatment includes naturally fermented coconut juice to smooth, nourish and plump the skin. ($6)
This is the first eye mask I’ve tried that goes above the eyes as well as below. It feels incredibly soothing and made my skin look brighter and not so puffy.
Christophe Robin Cleansing Purifying Scrub with Sea Salt
Restore balance to your scalp with this iconic scrub. Suitable for just about every hair type and texture. It’s amazing for cleansing, removing buildup, flakiness and soothing sensitivity. ($8.48)
Glossybox recommends using this scrub once a week instead of shampoo and following it up with conditioner. I haven’t used it yet but if it helps with shampoo buildup and dry-skin flakiness, I’m all in.
Nudestix Gel Color Lip & Cheek Balm (Posh)
Rich in color, vitamin E, and plant oils, this dual action ultra-moisturising balm provides a lovely lightweight, velvety smooth pigment for your lips and cheeks. ($26)
This balm ticks all the boxes — rich colour, moisturizing formula and a pretty, subtle shimmer. I haven’t mastered how how blend it on my cheeks so it looks as natural as my usual powder blush but I love it on the lips.
Youth to the People Adaptogen Deep Moisture Cream
Formulated for dry, reactive and sensitive skin, this moisturizer’s plant extracts and peptide complex make for long-lasting hydration without clogging pores. ($18)
Vegan and cruelty-free and gets rave reviews. I have a friend who struggles with redness, dryness and occasional breakouts so I think I’ll pass it along to her.
December’s product guide also shows deluxe mini of Minetan Coffee Scrub ($15) but it wasn’t in my box. I’d received it in another box last spring and really enjoyed it so it’s a bit of a bummer.
December’s Glossybox is valued at $83.47, still a great return for the price even without the coffee scrub. I’d happily swap out the moisturizer for another cosmetic (ideally a nail polish or mascara) but I’m still pleased with this assortment.
What do you think of December’s Glossybox? Have you tried any of December’s products or brands?