It really doesn't seem time for another Love Me Beauty box, where Harry sets his eyes upon the box for an evening of destruction and I get to trial my new set of treats. As mentioned in last month's post Love Me Beauty is the new name given to Beautecobox, my favourite beauty box subscription out there. No other service provides the choice of three beauty filled menu's, it may take the surprise away but it also takes the disappointment away. This month's menu's all feature the same two Lord & Berry products, a brand that has appeared in previous boxes though neither of October's products have appeared.
Amie Skincare has previously featured on LW before, as an affordable skincare range designed with younger skin at heart. The gentle yet effective formula's are free from parabens, sulphates, mineral oils and animal extracts. Amie Skincare have also won many awards as well as being suitable for vegans and vegetarians. Basically an all rounder brand? Having yet to try Bright Eyes it was the first product I tested out with high standards to match if not beat. Compared to my usual Bioderma, Bright Eyes doesn't have as much strength when it comes to removing waterproof makeup - a shame when waterproof makeup is included in October however it didn't irritate my eyes - something Bioderma actually does. I may have to use slightly more product than I would normally do so however for non irritated eyes you can't grumble when a 125ml bottle retails for just £4.95 - this bottle of blue magic smells delicious too due to containing coconut, grape and cucumber.
Following the full size route we have two more Lord & Berry products, both in wearable shades and differ from previous L&B products in past boxes. I'm still new to L&B and don't mind the repeat brand however some may? You can't please everyone. First of the two we have one of their Smudgeproof Waterproof Eye Liners in shade #719 Smoke. When it comes to eyeliners I stay loyal to my Urban Decay Zero and Bourbon, most irritate my eyes, smudge on contact or just lack any sort of pigmentation. As the name suggests Smoke is a highly pigmented, soft smokey grey that stays on my eyes at least. Note - some L&B pencils had sunken nibs and rumours say Love Me Beauty will be making up for this in the next box. Next up to feature from Lord & Berry was their Scuba Extreme Waterproof Mascara retailing at £10 while the liner retailed for £7.50.
I was really excited to see a bath oil included in the box this month, especially when it contained Ylang Ylang and Patchouli. Indulge Bath and Body Oil 5ml retails for £6 from Balm Balm's own website. Now I didn't use this myself as this product went straight to my Mum - as I've mentioned before these two aromatherapy oils are her favourite. Years ago Boots actually had a range of various mixes which included Ylang Ylang & Patchouli as one of the lines of products in tow. This sadly ended up discontinued, followed with a lot of Lush's heavily scented products she loved. A 5ml provided four relaxing, skin softening breaks from the madness that October has been for us all. A definite repurchase for Christmas this year, she works, worries and puts up with so much that I'll be making sure she gets twice as much pampering.
Weleda are an old favourite in my family, though we were yet to try the Millet Nourishing Shampoo. Since an 18ml sample came with October's Menu's I kept this purely for myself to test out as my hair needs some serious attention, though having such a sensitive scalp proves hard when finding new products. Containing organic macadamia oil, organic millet husks & sage I'm not only left with cleansed, nourished hair but also a non irritate scalp. At £8.95 per 190ml this could be a possible repurchase once I get through my large hoarding stash.
Let me know if anyone has subscribed to Love Me Beauty since last months feature and which October menu you ended up going for since I'm a little late to the scene this month. Lucy xx
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