I love a good mystery: September’s Glossybox #beautybox

I received September’s Glossybox for review purposes. This post also appears on A Year of Boxes.

Glossybox is a U.S. beauty subscription box that typically comes with five deluxe or full-size beauty products ranging from trendy to high-end. At $21 USD it’s generally a great value for what you get and a fun way to try brands you may not have seen otherwise. (Glossybox draws from 400+ brands around the world.) September’s box includes a bonus mystery product. I didn’t look at the spoilers, so the contents were a complete surprise to me.  I love a good mystery: September’s Glossybox #beautybox

What’s inside August’s Mapleblume box #luxebeauty

I received Mapleblume’s August box for review purposes. This post also appears on A Year of Boxes

“Babies don’t need a vacation, but I still see them at the beach … I’ll go over to a little baby and say ‘What are you doing here? You haven’t worked a day in your life!'” — Steven Wright •  😂😂 How are our beach days almost behind us already? Summer has flown by (not that I mind; fall’s really my jam) and here we are almost at the end of August. I have a couple of August subscription boxes to review that still haven’t arrived so you’ll probably be seeing those early next month, but I DO have August’s Mapleblume box and it’s a really good one. If you haven’t heard of it, it’s a quarterly subscription box of luxury cosmetics and skincare with at least five full-size or deluxe sample-size products in every shipment.  What’s inside August’s Mapleblume box #luxebeauty

Glossybox: The Birthday Edition 🥳 #beautybox

I received the August Glossybox in exchange for an honest review. This post also appears on A Year of Boxes

This month’s Glossybox is a special edition birthday box celebrating the company’s eighth year in business. 🎉They typically come with five deluxe or full-size beauty products ranging from trendy to high-end; for August it’s a selection designed to make subscribers sparkle and shine. ✨✨  Glossybox: The Birthday Edition 🥳 #beautybox

Free shipping makes this UK beauty box an affordable treat

I received July’s lookfantastic subscription box in exchange for an honest review. All opinions are my own. This post also appears on A Year of Boxes

The lookfantastic Beauty Box is a subscription box from the UK that includes six premium beauty and skin care products and a copy of ELLE UK magazine each month. While the price is in line with other similar boxes (£15.00 or about $22 CAD/month and free international shipping), it has a luxurious feel about it that impressed me at first sight. It’s also my first one.  Free shipping makes this UK beauty box an affordable treat

All-natural, baby: Inside Love Aiki’s clean beauty box for July

I received the Love Aiki subscription box for free in exchange for an honest review. All opinions are my own. This post also appears on A Year of Boxes.

Love Aiki is the first of two new-to-me subscription boxes this month, this one a bi-monthly delivery of four to five full-size organic and natural skincare products customized to your skin type.  All-natural, baby: Inside Love Aiki’s clean beauty box for July

Because my alone time is for everyone’s safety: July’s Sweet Reads Box

I received July’s Sweet Reads Box for free in exchange for an honest review. All opinions are my own. 

We’re only a couple of weeks into summer break and I’ve already lost my shit more times than I can count. I thought I was pacing it out okay, but then last week was hot as hell and my mom was visiting so the kids were pushing it and none of us are getting enough sleep so I ended up reaching my shit-losing quota way sooner than I thought. “I’ve got to do better at keeping it together,” I told myself. But how? Then the universe sent me a sign. Because my alone time is for everyone’s safety: July’s Sweet Reads Box

Inside May’s GlobeIn Artisan Box

I received the GlobeIn Artisan Box for free for review purposes. All opinions are my own. This post also appears on A Year of Boxes.

GlobeIn Artisan Box is a monthly subscription box featuring handmade, ethically sourced products from makers around the world. Each Premium Box has a theme and for May it’s the Delish Box. Speaking of delish, you might wonder who’s the tasty lady with the box. It’s my mother-in-law, tanned golden brown from a winter in Florida. She’s visiting for a bit and agreed to help with the reveal. (Yeah she’s the best.)   Inside May’s GlobeIn Artisan Box