Glossybox – The Style Edition Review

The Style Edition Glossybox Review

September Glossybox

After having received my first ever Glossybox last month, I was eagerly awaiting this month’s arrival, in hope that this time the contents would be slightly more appealing.

The Style Edition Glossybox September

I opened this month’s box with optimism but I have to say, I wasn’t overcome with excitement over the products that I saw at first glance…

The Style Edition Glossybox

The Nails Inc polish may have stirred a more positive emotion, if it didn’t look like the drabbest shade of khaki I’d ever seen. It only added to my disappointment when I checked the information card and saw that the other shade that some people received, was a pretty blush pink, a shade I would have actually worn – *sighs*.

Nails Inc Nail polish shade Battersea Park

Okay, so aside for the nail polish, what else was in the box… Unfortunately the next product I spotted wasn’t much better. It was a Maria Nila Luminous Colour Hair Masque and seeing as it was the biggest item in the box, it was a bit disappointing considering I don’t have dyed hair. A colour hair masque is a bit wasted on me.

Maria Nila Luminous Colour Hair Masque

Next was a Bellapierre shimmer pot in shade Whesek. I recently discovered Bellapierre cosmetics in last month’s Lookfantastic Beauty Box. Luckily enough, this shimmer pot came in a different shade to my last one and although not a colour I would have chosen myself, I’m sure I’ll find use for it at some point.

Bellapierre Shimmer Powder in shade Whesek - swatch

As someone with big curly afro hair, these Invisibobbles really did not excite me. Bobbles routinely get lost in my hair anyway and when your hair is as curly as mine, there’s not much point in a bobble that isn’t suppose to leave kinks.

Invisibobble Traceless Hair Ring

Finally the last item in the box was this Marsk eyeshadow brush. This for me was the one item I was happy with, as I often want more makeup brushes and I see myself actually using this eventually.

Marsk Eyeshadow Brush Pro

Needless to say I wasn’t overly thrilled with September’s Glossybox. I feel that a couple of the products certainly weren’t tailored to me at all, which is a shame considering I filled out a online profile so that the products in my subscription could be geared towards me somewhat. I’m sure that for many other people, this box may have been great but for me I just didn’t feel like the majority of the products were ones that I would like to try or buy in the future.

I still don’t want to completely write off Glossybox just yet though. I still have one box left out of my three month subscription and I’m hoping that the next one can end my experience with Glossybox on a high… We shall see.

Samio x

Check out my September LookFantastic Beauty Box review here.

You can also read my first Glossybox review here.



  1. Pam
    September 29, 2015 / 9:57 am

    I loved the box personally. All of the items are super useful to me and the hair masque works wonders on my dyed hair. Too bad almost none of it was tailored for you…

    Pam xo/ Pam Scalfi♥

  2. September 30, 2015 / 2:55 pm

    Personally I dont think the nail polish color is too bad and Im sure you can use the hair mask eventhough your hair isnt colored. Usually its geared to dry hair because thats what usually happens when you dye your hair. I myself have a full head of curls and I use the invisibobbles from time to time. They dont tangle up as bad as I though they would 😉
    Cookies, Chaos & C’est la Vie

  3. October 1, 2015 / 1:58 am

    Oh man sorry that this box was such a bust for you! I personally love invisibobbles for my hair but you bring up a really good point. We all have different hair textures and facial features for that matter so they should try to include products that cater to all ethnicities.

    Rae | Love from Berlin

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