2.01.2013

Glossybox x Man Repeller / January 2013



I don't think I could stress how long I've been waiting for this box to arrive — since the moment the collab was announced I was all over it. I mean, as an avid reader of Leandra's, who wouldn't be? Also, this is the first special/collab/whatever box since I've been a subscriber so yay! Although my Sebastian Potion 9 leaked e v e r y w h e r e, I'm just going to try not to think about it and get on with this post. 


First up is the Tarte Achioté cheek tint — this stuff seems really awesome. It's supposed to give you a subtle but flushed look while also being long-lasting and buildable. As a blush lover and a Tarte lover, I'm all for this and can't wait to give it a go. Woo! (ps I can't find this online anywhere!)

Next is the Fresh Umbrian Clay Mattifying Serum. Well, hm. I usually try to avoid matte anything like the plague but I'm still down for trying this to see how I get on with it. Plus, Fresh is an awesome brand. That said, I would have much rather gotten the Living Proof style extender/Vincent Longo lip stain that everyone is raving about.

The OPI polish in this box took me by surprise. It's *ahem* matte with a hint of shimmer and described as "like wearing liquid sand". I'm seriously intrigued by this so expect a mini-review once I've tried. I'm also, uh, slightly scared.

Estée Lauder?! So into it. I've got a little bottle of the Sumptuous Extreme Lash Multiplying Volume Mascara which I can not wait to try out. The brush is HUGE for a sample and well, anything that can give me help in the lash department, I'm interested in.

Then we've got a little sample of Le Métier de Beaute Replenishing Daily Solution which is supposed to hydrate and detoxify the skin, leaving your face supple and radiant. Full size... $225/1.1oz, oy! But oh, look! A little bitty Narciso Rodriguez for her EDT sample — I feel like sooo many people have raved about this before so I can't wait to give it a sniff!

Last but definitely not least is the Sebastian Professional Potion 9 styling cream(!!!!). While it did leak freakin' everywhere, I'm hoping there's still enough to get a few uses out of because I am super psyched about this. It's supposed to help "restore lost moisture" as well as giving a flexible hold. As a hair-product junkie, I'm just beaming with excitement to try this out. Yay!!!

What do you guys think of the Glossybox x MR box? What did you get in yours?

14 comments:

  1. I am really desperate to subscribe to Glossybox!! <3
    Great post !! Ooohh.. the mascara sounds great!!
    <3
    Lots of love from
    Annabelle
    TheCurleyGirl
    xoxoxoxoxoxoxox

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  2. NR For Her is SUCH a nice perfume (I wish I wasn't allergic to perfume, though, so that I could wear it every day of my life)! That, and the OPI polish are my two favourite items in the box - and the Tarte cheek tint is a close third :)

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  3. Your products and packaging was so much better than mine! xx

    www.charissarae.com

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  4. So jealous! really wish they did it in the UK. Can understand why you were 'patiently waiting' for it to arrive! The tarte blush looks gooooooooood. Once again a brilliant post. x

    http://www.lucygarrick.com/

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    1. The blush is super interesting. It comes off clear with the teeeeeniest hint of color — so good for summer I'm thinking. Thanks babes! xx

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  5. Oh my gosh you got SUCH amazing products!! I hope you enjoy them thoroughly, especially the tarte blush :)

    Cassie
    thriftthick.blogspot.com

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  6. Wow amazing products:)
    x

    http://beautifulworldoflennynb.blogspot.ca/

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  7. By the way, the blush is a pre-release product due out in March 2013 =)

    Im jealous of the US Glossybox, in Canada ours has had nothing but drug store products, and last month even had two products that expired in 2005 and 2009.

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  8. I got all the same things you did! Great post! You can't find the blush because it won't be in stores until March!
    - Andrea Marie xx
    frominsidemycloset.com

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  9. Ugh, I wish I'd gotten it! All the items you got look lovely :)

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  10. I'm still waiting for mine. And I was so thrilled I ended up ordering 2! I really hope to get the Tarte lipstick. xx

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  11. i want that tarte cheek product! do a look post of that on soon please! :) of course, i got the version with the vincent longo lip stuff and living proof prime, which you know i love! I'm not sure if i would have rather gotten tarte!

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  12. I have been subscribed to GlossyBox since October 2012, and I recieved a 'Detox' themed box in January 2013, so how come you got this one? It looks much better than mine was!? (I live in Enland if that makes a difference?) Thanks! :)

    http://justalittlejasmine.wordpress.com

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