Latest In Beauty – The Glamour Summer Edit Box Review

From the heatwave we’ve been having in the UK the last couple of days, I thought there would be no better time than to review the Latest in Beauty, Glamour Summer Edit box. This box retails for £17.99 and contains over £90 worth of products that are perfect for the beautiful weather we’re having and the season of Summer. This is, by far, my favourite box from Latest in Beauty, containing 9 beauty must haves from some really impressive brands all within this beautifully designed box.

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Latest in Beauty Glamour Summer Edit Review emilyloula Contents

Latest in Beauty Glamour Summer Edit Review emilyloula Contents

Contents of the Glamour Summer Edit Box;

> PIXI | Glow Tonic Exfoliating Toner
> Nails Inc | Gel Effect Polish in
> Vita Liberata | Trystal Minerals and Luxury Kabuki Brush
> Bourjois | Color Boost Lip Crayon
> Caudalie | Divine Oil
> Balance Me | Super Toning Body Polish
> Eucerin | Sun Protection 50+ Mattifying Face Sun Fluid
> L’Occitane | Aromachology Repairing Shampoo and Conditioner
> Seekers of the Sun | Temporary Tattoos

Latest in Beauty Glamour Summer Edit Review emilyloula Pixi Glow Tonic Nails Inc

PIXI Glow Tonic Exfoliating Toner

15ml Sample Size | RRP £18 for 250ml
Glow Tonic is my holy grail toner, and one product in my skincare routine I definitely couldn’t be without. This stuff is like gold dust and is often sold out everywhere, which is absolutely no surprise considering the amazing things it can do for  your skin. It’s an incredible exfoliating toner that helps to tone, firm and tighten the skin – it’s done great things for my acne scarring too!  I have to admit, I was a bit disappointed when I saw the size of this sample, I’m not sure if you would be able to see effects from using this little amount if you were trying it out for the first time. However as a regular user of this toner, this sample size will be perfect for travelling. I won’t blabber on too much, you should just know I love it and I’ve done a full review on PIXI’s Glow Tonic here if you fancy a read.

Nails Inc Gel Effect Polish

Full Sized Item | RRP £15 
Each Glamour Summer Edit box contained a full sized (8ml) Nails Inc Gel Effect polish which each retail for £15. I received mine in the shade Uptown, which is the most beautiful dusky pink shade, and the one I was hoping for from the options available. The nail varnish is said to create an ultra glossy, high shine gel effect finish without the need of a UV lamp, and I personally love the effect that this varnish gives. The formula of this polish is also said to be new and improved, which features nourishing flower extract to help condition and strengthen the nails. I’m really impressed to see a full sized polish worth £15 in a box that I paid £17.99 for!

Latest in Beauty Glamour Summer Edit Review emilyloula Vita Liberate Bourjois ColorBurst

Vita Liberata Trystal Minerals and Luxury Kabuki Brush

Duluxe 3g Sample Size  | RRP £35 for 9g
I was really excited to see this mineral bronzer and kabuki brush inside the Glamour Summer Edit as I’ve been hearing great things about it recently. I haven’t actually tested this out enough to see the effects of the self tanning aspect, but the bronzer itself is really nice. It’s a lovely sun kissed matte bronze shade, which is perfect when applied all over. This is the worlds first tanning bronzer and is said to develop into a natural looking tan, which can last up to five days. I think the sample size of this is a really generous one, considering the full sized product is worth £35. There’s definitely more than enough in here for you to decide whether this bronzer is for you or not. Also included was this gorgeous kabuki brush, which is the softest brush I think I’ve ever felt before, and one I’m definitely going to be using a lot.

Bourjois Color Boost Lip Crayon

Full Sized Item | RRP £7.99
I already have one of these Color Boost crayons in my collection and I really love it, so I was more than happy to receive another in a different shade. There were three shades available and I got Fushia Libre which is a lovely cool-toned bright pink shade. These are fairly glossy but so comfortable to wear, without any sticky or tackiness to them at all, reminding me of the Clinique Chubby sticks. They’re said to be waterproof, provide comfort and hydration for 10 hours as well as having an SPF 15 too. These are definitely perfect for summer and a great addition to the Glamour Summer Edit box.

Latest in Beauty Glamour Summer Edit Review emilyloula Caudalie Balance Me

Caudalie Divine Oil

Deluxe 15ml Sample Size | RRP £17.50 for 50ml 
I actually think I have a few of these from previous subscription boxes that I’ve never used before, but after hearing so many people rave about this, I’m going to have to give it a go. This divine oil can be used on the body, hair, nails, in the bath or as a massage oil, so it really is a summer multi functional product. This is said to be super hydrating and has a unique formula made with an great blend of oils including grape, hibiscus, sesame and argan. This is quite a cult product, so I know a lot of people will be really happy to see this within the Glamour Summer Edit box and I’m definitely looking forward to giving it a try!

Balance Me Super Toning Body Polish

Deluxe 50ml Sample Size | RRP £18 for 150ml
I’ve tried a few things from Balance Me before, and I’ve really enjoyed them so I was glad to see this body polish within the box. This is said to give your body a celluite-busting, toning workout as you massage it into wet skin and problem areas. The body polish contains a spa-inspired blend of naturally active essential oils, including juniper, geranium, lavender and bergamot, that purify the skin with every polish. It also contains ground walnut shells and blackberry leaf extract that work powerfully together to get away with dead skin cells, encourage cell renewal and feed skin with collagen and elastin-boosting properties. This is another product I haven’t tried yet, but the description, consistency and smell of this, means I’ve added it to my next pamper night schedule.

Latest in Beauty Glamour Summer Edit Review emilyloula Eucerin Loccitane

Eucerin Sun Protection 50+ Mattifying Face Sun Fluid

Full Sized Item | RRP £16
Another item that fits really well with the Summer Beauty Edit theme is this mattifying sun protection SPF from Eucerin. I’m a strong believer of wearing SPF as much as you can when leaving the house so I was glad to see this within the box. I love that it’s a mattifying fluid and specifically for the face, as a lot of people (myself included) often break out when using regular sun cream on their face due to the often greasy consistency. My sister went to a festival last week so I made her wear this as it’s factor 50 and perfect underneath makeup due to it’s mattifying base, she enjoyed it and as off to another festival tomorrow and will be bringing it along again. Another full sized item within this box, and worth £16 which is only £1.99 away from the price of this box – such incredible value!

L’Occitane Aromachology Repairing Shampoo and Conditioner

2x 35ml Sample Sizes | RRP £17 for 300ml 
I’ve received this shampoo and conditioner duo in a previous subscription box and actually really enjoyed using them. These are perfect sized for a little holiday away and I will be stashing them away with my other minis I use for travelling. The duo is formulated with a natural complex of 5 essential oils which help to repair dry, damaged or colour treated hair. I personally wouldn’t pay £17 each for the full sizes as I think that’s quite pricey and I don’t think there’s anything particularly special about these, but don’t get me wrong – they are very nice.

 

Also within the Glamour Summer Edit were a sheet of temporary tatoos from Seekers of the Sun which I totally forgot to photograph separately (ooops). These temporary tattoo’s seem to be all the range at the moment, but they’re honestly just not something I would use. I’ve donated these to my little sister and she was really happy with them, so I’m sure a lot of other people will be too.

So that’s everything that was included in the 2015 Glamour Summer Edit, and honestly I’m very impressed. I think this box has been particularly great as all of the products are really relevant to the theme of Summer, and there’s some amazing goodies in here to be tested out. For only £17.99 you get to sample all these amazing brands, and get over £90 worth of products in the process. The thing I love about Latest in Beauty’s boxes is that you can see what is included within the box before you purchase it. I know a lot of people don’t like the surprise element that a lot of subscription boxes carry, as you may not want to shell out money for items that you don’t know if you’d use. Latest in Beauty’s boxes are all one off, so you aren’t tied into any subscription services and won’t have any mad dashes to cancel before your card is charged next. If you fancy ordering one of these boxes, you can do it from their website here

What are your thoughts on subscription boxes? Do you like the look of the Glamour Summer Edit? What products in here catch your eye? As always, I’d love to hear your thoughts in the comments, and thanks so much for reading!

 

emily x

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  • Pam Scalfi

    all of this for £18?! Whaaaat, must sign up! I love the look of that bronzer and brush, and the lip crayon is beautiful! It’s great that it has SPF too!

    Pam xo/ Pam Scalfi?

    • I know it’s such a good bargain isn’t it! I love the fact that the crayon has SPF in it – that’s so important!! Thanks for reading Pam x

  • These are such lovely products!!

    CANDICE | BEAUTY CANDY LOVES

    • They are aren’t they!? Such a bargain as well xx

  • Looks like a great box! 🙂 I love those Bourjois color boost lip crayons!

    Natalie Ann xo // Petal Poppet Blogs ?

    • It’s a lovely box isn’t it! The Bourjois Lip Crayons are lovely – I think I’m going to have to pick up some more shades now! x

  • Claire Cavanagh

    The Glamour boxes always have the best brands! This box looks amazing, so jel.

    Claire | Stylingo.co.uk | xx

    • Yes definitely! Glamour always pull it out of the bag with these boxes I think! xx

  • I bought the spring glamour edit and I loved it! I think they have such great products and at such an amazing value! The nail varnish is a super pretty shade & I love that they included things like suncream.

    prettymadthings.blogspot.co.uk // x

    • I always think the Glamour boxes are the best, the products are always amazing! Me too, the sun cream was such a nice touch I think! x

  • This looks like a great box with great products!

    I love the shade of the Nails Inc Polish!

    Hannah | http://www.hannerking.com xx

    • It’s a lovely box isn’t it! Me too, I’m really glad I got that shade, it’s gorgeous! xx

  • Eloise Balazs

    The caudalie divine oil is superb! I love the kabuki brush in this box its really cute.

    Eloise x | http://www.eloiselovesnature.co.uk

    • I still haven’t tried it yet El! I’ll definitely have to give it a go! The kabuki brush is soo good and amazingly soft, I love it! xx

  • Wow they give you so much stuff! I’d honestly probably buy just for the cute packaging.

    Angelina Is

    • I know there’s so many great bits within this box! I love the packaging too – its so cute!! x

  • Checking out your Pixi Glowing Tonic Review! Sounds like it does wonders for the skin <3
    xxx
    She Will Be

    • Hope you enjoyed it! It has done amazing things for my skin! xx

  • The Pixi Glow Tonic has quickly become a strong favourite of mine too! The Nails Inc. polish is very classy and delicate. I really like the colour. The content of this box is great. I haven’t subscribed to any beauty box yet, I can’t decide which one to choose! xx

    Alexandra | Glam O’Clock

    • Glow Tonic is amazing isn’t it?! I love the shade of the varnish too, it’s so lovely! I love these Latest in Beauty boxes because they aren’t a subscription, you can just chose if you want to buy the box or not – they’re such great value! x

  • Ooh this genuinely looks fantastic!

    • I’m really happy with the contents! There’s some really great bits in this box! x

  • Danielle Beautyblog

    Love the Latest in Beauty Glamour boxes! So many big brands and products!

    Danielle’s Beauty Blog

    • I love them too, they always put such great brands and products in for such a good price! x

  • Oh wow this is a great one! I love the Pixi Glow Tonic – is it ridiculous I kind of want to get this box to have a mini one for on holiday? (probably…) xx

    Jasmine Talks Beauty

    • Okay Jasmine I’m so glad that you’ve said this because that was the main reason I picked up this box haha! I loved the rest of the contents too, but that mini glow tonic was the push I needed – it’s so adorable!! x

  • This looks like such an amazing box, I actually want to try everything in it! There is nothing worse then feeling hot and clammy and unattractive in the summer and this box looks like it holds everything to make someone feel beautiful again! Lovely post, thank you!

    http://www.mimicryer.blogspot.co.uk

    • It is such a great box isn’t it! I was really impressed with the contents, they are all definitely things perfect for the summer! Aww thank you Grace! Thanks for reading xx

  • Amy Liddell

    I need that sun fluid for my hols it sounds perfect for me!

    saltandchic.com

    • It’s really great, I specifically love that its mattifying ! xx

  • I would love to try the color boost lip crayon, looks like an amazing color.
    http://artadorned.com/

    I blog about jewelry and how to style jewelry with outfits.

    • The Color Boost crayons have such a lovely formula, and this colour is gorgeous!! x

  • Alejandra Ramirez

    Great products!!

    kisses…

    http://zapatosrojosmoda.blogspot.mx

    • Yes there’s some really lovely products here! x

  • I’m really impressed with the box. There’s so many good things! That pixi glow tonic in the sample size is so cute!

    Georgia | The Weekend Attic – Personal Style, Beauty and Lifestyle

    • It’s great isn’t it! It has so many lovely products, in particular the pixi glow tonic – how adorable! x

  • I think if I’m honest this box wouldn’t of been for me. I’d only really of liked the nail polish, the Pixi glow tonic and the balance me. I’m so glad you were really pleased with the box though 😀 xx

  • I’ve wanted to try the Pixi Glow Tonic for absolutely AGES now, it sounds amazing. It’s a shame you only recieved the sample size here!

    The Velvet Black | UK Style & Beauty Blog

  • Those nail Polishes are so good. I love your blog and if you fancy a read, check onto my blog https://lifestylebites3.wordpress.com

  • Beautyqueenuk

    This is such a great box and there are so many good brands in here x

  • India Benjamin

    I’m not normally a fan of beauty boxes but Glamour always seem to have amazing ones. I’d love to try Pixie Glow Tonic but like you said, the size isn’t really big enough to make an impression!

    http://www.touchscreensandbeautyqueens.com

  • Stacey Louise

    This box looks amazing! So many lovely brands and new things to try! So worth the money!

    fixmeinfortyfivex.blogspot.co.uk – A Beauty & Lifestyle Blog

    xx

  • Helen

    Lovely items, thanks for sharing! <3

    I have a new post up on the blog, would love to know your thoughts:

    * Electric Sunrise – Fashion and Lifestyle Blog *

    x

  • I always forget about these boxes, there’s always a few things in them I’d love. Really want to try out the Pixi tonic, everyone raves on about it! Like how the bronzer comes with a brush too! x

    http://www.throughneweyesx.com

  • Wow! What a great selection. Everyone says fab things about the glow tonic but I feel slightly put off to buy it. For a size this small, i think it would be worth it.

    Angie x | Chocolate & Lipstick || UK Beauty and Lifestyle Blog

  • I’ve never heard of this before, but it’s amazing!! The sizes that are included are very generous and they look amazing. Great review, I totally need to look into this some more!

    http://www.lastylenysmile.blogspot.com

  • Holy moly, this box has tons of fun products! I am really loving that nail polish!

    Priyanka | http://glamourandgiggles19.blogspot.com/

  • I really liked my box! I’d not tried the Pixi Glow Tonic before but the sample was easily enough to discover that I LOVE it!! The Nails Inc shade you got looks really pretty, too 🙂

    Jess xo
    http://just-jesss.blogspot.co.uk

  • lauren

    Wow these are great products I’m impressed with this beauty box
    http://www.misslaurenmorgan.blogspot.co.uk

  • Laura

    Amazing box! I finally got beauty box subscription as well, hopefully its as good as this one 🙂

    Laura
    Pink Frenzy

  • I have to admit I was very tempted to get this box, it looks amazing but then I went on holidays & just forgot all about it. I love that it includes a mini Pixi Glow Tonic as it’s such a raved about product x

    Beauty with charm

  • Hayley Walker

    I so wanted this box… Wish I had got it now 🙁

    Hayley @ Tea Party Beauty

  • Tal

    LOVED this post, I adore
    your writing style! It makes your posts so fun to read!


    Topshop Wishlist

  • Great post Emily. As Tal said, your writing style is great! I loved the box too 🙂 Helen xx (www.littlehelsb.com)