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GLOSSYBOX CANADA FEBRUARY UNBOXING 2013

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Hey Frugalista’s

It’s Glossybox Canada 1 year anniversary/ birthday! Woot Woot! Happy Birthday Glossybox! The theme was a celebration of their birthday. This month’s box varied from hair products, baking accessories, body products and cosmetics.

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Givency Mini Lip Gloss- Coral Frenzy 
This 3.5ml Givency lip gloss smells sweet and delicious. It goes on as a light coral with shimmer. The value of this product is $15 and it is a mini lip gloss.

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Anatamocials Body Cleanser- Full Size 
This shower gel is in the scent of roses, it is 150 ml bottle. The cool thing it is it’s from the UK. The value of this shower gel is $3.

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Essence Quattro Eyeshadow-Full Size 
Essence is a well known low cost drug store brand. I love their lipsticks and liners. However, I have never tried their eye shadows; this item has 4 shadows in various hues of green and one taupe shade. I swatched them on my hand and it has good pigmentation however, the lime green shade is a bit chalky. The value of this eye shadow quad is $3.99.

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Biore Pore Strips-Full Size 
Biore Pore Strips 6 count package removes black and white heads from your nose. We often get Biore products, I am not a fan of the strips. Some people received a Biore face scrub I would of loved that. Biore strips do work well and it retails for $9.99

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Glossybox Customized Cup Cake Kit- Full Size 
This was a nice treat to celebrate Glossybox 1 year anniversary/ birthday. It was very cute and pink, which is my favorite color. I plan on using these in the near future. The Cupcake kit came with approximately 20 cupcake cups and toothpicks with the glossybox logo on top.

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These are swatches of the eye shadows and Givenchy lip gloss. The first to the left is the Givenchy lip gloss swatch.

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Macadamia Healing Treatment-Deluxe sample size

This product is my all time favorite hair product! I been using the Macadamia hair care line for months now and I love it. This is a 30ml bottle and retails for $13.50. I can go on all day about this oil first it smells amazing. Secondly, it makes your hair super soft and not greasy. Lastly,  its very nourishing and great for all hair types. I would recommend this product to anyone.

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Crabtree & Evelyn Tarocco Orange Hand Lotion- Satchet

Free sample with no value of Tarocco Orange hand lotion. It is there latest scent in hand lotion. I have not tried it yet.

Eucerin Hyal Urea Anti-Wrinkle Lotion-Sample satchet

Free sample of Eucerin’s latest wrinkle cream, this has no value. I do not use wrinkle creams and have no tried this product as yet.

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GlobLove-Lingerie Discount Code

Discount code offer from GlobLove a Canadian Lingerie company. It is for 25% off your purchase the savings code is GB25 feel free to use it. The website is http://www.globlove.com. I did check out their site and they have cute lingerie and classic sets. Another discount code to remember is GLOSSY41 to save 10% off your first glossybox.

This months birthday Glossybox was great overall. The total value for this month was $45.50 not as high as previous months. However, I am super excited for the Macadamia Healing Treatment and the Givency lip gloss. I would love for Glossybox to feature more Macadamia products and more high end cosmetics like Givency. If you enjoyed the items in this months box or want to give someone Glossybox as a gift use GLOSSY41 to get 10% off. Share your thoughts on the box in the comments. Bye Frugalista’s stay fab!

 

 

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GLOSSYBOX SEPTEMBER 2012 UNBOXING (CANADA)

For those interested of joining Glossybox I have a 10% off code for your first box it’s GLOSSY41.

Items in September glossybox:

1. Wella Professionals Polish Shine Serum-FULL SIZE: $16.99 FOR 40g

2. B.Kamins Lip Balm SPF 20 -SAMPLE SIZE RECEIVED 4ml The full size is $21 FOR 15 G

3. B.Kamins Maple Body Lotion- SAMPLE SIZE RECEIVED 12ml The full size is $41 for 180ml

4. NYX Cosmetics – The Crimson Amulet Collection LIMITED EDITION FULL SIZE $25

5. Dove Cleartone Deodorant-SAMPLE SIZE RECEIVED,The full size is $4.99 FOR 45g

6.GLOSSYBOX Supports: Art of Fashion- Free Admission to a night of fashion including fashion show of upcoming Canadian designers. $5.99

This Month’s box was FANTASTIC! I loved everything about it! The NYX palette is my absolute favorite of all. I also love the Wella Shine Serum. The value of the box is $73.97 that is amazing. All this for $15 a month! If your interested in Glossybox use code GLOSSY41 to save 10% off your first box.

 

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ULTA $5 OFF A $10 OR MORE PURCHASE ONLINE!

Hey Frugalista’s

Quick discount I found online, ULTA special discount code for $5 off a purchase of $10 or more. This is only valid for online purchases. ULTA has free shipping if you spend $50 online. The discount code is 81249. This is a great discount perfect time to stock up on hair products and your favorite beauty products. The code expires October 7th 2012. Happy shopping fruggies and your welcome 🙂

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Posted by on October 3, 2012 in Uncategorized

 

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Coloring My Natural Hair Blackest Black From Copper/Honey Blonde Highlights

Hey Frugalista’s

So I decided to color my hair blackest black for fall. I was sick of my highlights and it was making my hair dry and it looked dry as well. I used a semi-permanent hair color, it rinses out a bit every time I wash my hair. I used the Color Brilliance by Ion at Sally’s Beauty Supply. I paid only $4.79 with my Sally’s discount card. The color is blackest black, I absolutely loved my results. My hair looks so shiny, full, thick and voluptuous. I love how my curls look more defined and fuller. My hair felt great after it did not cause any dryness or anything. Check out my video to see the before and after. If your thinking of going darker for the fall/winter months go ahead and do so. Let me know what color you plan on coloring yours in the comments. See ya 😉

 
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Posted by on September 28, 2012 in Hair talk

 

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JUNE 2012 GLOSSY BOX REVIEW

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I received my June 2012 Glossy box a few weeks ago. This month Glossy Box was another winner! There were plenty full size products which is what I always love. The theme of the June box was summer! It had summer essentials in this months box. They gave us a razor to have smooth sexy legs for the summer, Wella Ocean spritz hair spray for sexy beach curls. Also, sunscreen to protect our skin from those harmful rays, face cleanser to freshen up, dual lipstick to have many sexy lip color combinations for the summer.

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The first Item is the Gillette Venus Embrace Razor value of $13.43. I LOVE this razor I have been using it prior to receiving it in the Glossy Box. This razor is a bit pricey but its worth the money. It has 5 blades and around the razor its cushioned with a gel foam. Also, there is a moisture strip above the blades which is great. One of the best things about this razor is you can buy the replacement heads at a drugstore or walmart. You get a really nice close and smooth shave. This razor alone almost pays for the box it self.

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The second item is the Biore 4 in 1 Revitalizing Cleanser, its value is $9.99 and its 200ml. This is another full size product, Biore has a good line of facial products. I have used some in the past and loved them. However, I had never tried this cleanser until I got my Glossy Box. This cleanser is a 4 in 1 it purifies, cleanses, tones and refreshes your skin. I can tell you it is definitely refreshing it leaves a nice clean minty fresh feeling. After you wash your face it feels like all the impurities and make up is lifted and my face felt lighter. This cleanser is a pump bottle and it foams up with water. I would recommend  this product!

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The third product is the Cover Girl Blast Flipstick-Blendable lip duo. This product is also full size and the value is $12.50 it is 3.8gr in size. This is the product I was most excited about in my box. This Cover Girl Flipstick is new and when I received it, it was not even available in Canada at the time. It was super exciting being the first to try an item before it was available to others. Glossy Box gave me the perfect shade I got the 800 Whisper murmure color. At one end its a baby pink/mauve color the other end is a luminous pink with a little gold shimmer in it. The lipstick is very smooth and moisturizing. The great feature of this product is you have 3 lip colors in one lipstick. You can wear each shade alone or you can use both and blend a new color. Cover Girl made a great product and I love it! It’s a double ended lipstick with endless possibilities! This product almost covers the price of the box alone.

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I have been wearing this lipstick every day since I got it 😀

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My fourth item is the Wella Professionals Ocean Spritz its a 150mL bottle which is full size! The value is $16.99 this product alone pays for the box. I love high end hair products however, I do not use spritz and hairsprays in my hair 😦 Moreover, we all know Wella is a great salon brand with great products. I cannot give my personal opinion because I have not tried the product. The information booklet says that it gives chunky texture for that carefree beachy hair look. An information booklet came with it telling you have to achieve the beach curls. Wella is exclusively available at salons.

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This picture shows this month there was 4 full sized products which is an excellent value each of these items either pay for the box it self or close to.

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The June Glossy Box had 3 actual sample size samples this month. The above picture shows the 3 sample products. First sample is the Biore Deep Cleansing Pore Strip most of us are familiar with this product it has been out for years. You apply it to your nose and it removes blackheads and whiteheads. Its a good product, there was 1 strip in this months box. If your interested in purchashing these strips it is $9.99 for 8strips in a package.That makes the one strip in the box worth $1.25.

The second sample is Olay Regenerist Wrinkle Revolution Complex 7ml. This product I was not excited about I am too young for wrinkle cream I feel it was not suited for me. Olay Regenerist Wrinkle Revolution Complex is an anti-aging formula. It has advanced micro-fillers to smooth fine lines. It contains BioPeptide and B3 complex it hydrates and improves the appearance of deep lines in 14 days.The sample can be used maybe 3-4 times the cost for a 50mL bottle would cost $30.99. The value of this sample would be approximately $4. I tried it and It has no scent and honestly it did not feel amazing on my skin nor was it creamy.

The third and last sample was Neutrogena Ultra Sheer Dry-Touch Sunscreen Lotion SPF55. This sample size was pretty good 14 ml,it is travel size perfect for a vacation. This sunscreen is voted #1 for best feeling sunscreen by Canadian Dermatologists. I actually had a skin damage test done years ago and the Dermatologist recommended this sunscreen so I totally believe that claim. Neutrogena Ultra Sheer Dry- Touch sunscreen is very light and it asborbes fast. It does not feel heavy and greasy like many other suncreens. It contains Helioplex which provides photostable protection from UVA/UBV rays. The cost for this product is $15.99 for an 88ml bottle. Therefore, the value of the sample is $2.66, I would recommend this product for sure.

The June 2012 Glossy Box was another excellent deal for the monthly price of $15. This months total value of all the products is $60.82! That’s a steal! 🙂 I would definetly recommend Glossy box to anyone. The products are great and you get 4-5 full size products as you can see from my previous reviews. Well Frugalista’s If your interested I have a link for you below just copy and paste.

http://www.glossybox.ca/invitation/ODEyNg==utm_source=Customers&utm_medium=link&utm_term=ODEyNg==&utm_campaign=Refer-a-friend/

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