Sparkles & Stretchmarks: A UK Parenting & Pregnancy Blog: July's She Said Beauty Box

Thursday, 5 July 2012

July's She Said Beauty Box

So, at the moment I subscribe to Glossy Box and She Said Beauty boxes.

I have been subscribing to Glossy Box for about a year or so now, I did really love the boxes and I do enjoy the themed boxes they do - I thought the first birthday box, the Valentines day box and the Harrods box were great! - but in recent months I have found them more and more disappointing.

I was particularly disappointed with my June Glossy Box and it's tempting me to stop subscribing.

So what I am going to do is compare my Glossy Box and my She Said Beauty box each month, to decide which I think is better suited to me and better value for money - and in September, I will make a decision on which box to continue subscribing to.

Over the next few days I'm going to be trying out some of the products in my June boxes that i've yet to try so that I can properly review them for you guys, and I'll be posting a video review on Saturday.

But for now, I'll just give you a quick look inside the July She Said Beauty Box which I received yesterday....

The box contains:
*A Stylfile - curved nail from @Inventor_Tom of The Apprentice fame! Check out my review on this here
*An eyelash curler by The Vintage Cosmetics Co
*A Bronzer/Blusher by Miners
*Icecrystals anti-aging prep & prime treatment sample
*Murad Time Release Acne Cleanser & Toner - Travel Size
*Bonus Item - Debenhams Beauty Club card

My Initial Thoughts:

I think its great that 4 out of 5 of the products are full sized (Ok, the Murad cleanser is full TRAVEL size but still....its a decent size!), and I also love that there are two practical items as well as a cosmetic item and 2 beauty products, I think its a perfect mix!
And I've been meaning to pick up a Debenhams Beauty Club card for ages, so they've even saved me a job!

I will be doing a full video review of these products once I receive my July Glossy Box so that I can compare them, but in the meantime - look out for Saturdays post reviewing my June Glossy Box and She Said Beauty Box! :)


  1. I don't like how different people get different products :( I would have much preferred the bronzer to try instead of the chubby stick I got lol xx

  2. I'm getting a bit fed up of Glossybox too. Their boxes seem to get worse each month :(

    This looks like a good alternative though, thanks for sharing!

    Laura xx

    1. I agree!! :/
      These boxes are great so far though, and they're a bit cheaper....if you like them on Twitter they're doing a money off code at the moment too!

  3. This box looks good. I'm subbed to gb & jb but I think in going to cancel them both. I'm just not that in to them anymore & that £23 a month could be spent on products that I know I'm going to love, like more nail polish lol x :-)

    1. I've never tried Jb but it looks too similar to GB I think! She Said seems a bit quirkier somehow?!
      Lol its a shame they dont do a box that focuses on nails, that'd be perfect for you!

    2. Yes you're right they are quite similar hun, I like the look of She Said a bit mire actually. When I cancel the others I might give ire a go.

      I used to prefer the Carmine box, its such a shame they are not around anymore.

      Yes I would love that, there is one in the US called Julep but nobody has done it here as far as I'm aware x :-)


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