Friday Favourites - Beauty Boxes

Christmas is over and we're in freezing wet January! Most of us have already broken our 'good intentions' for our New Years resolutions. With all these grey days, we thought that we'd  share some beauty box ideas to cheer you up. Here at The Amazing Blog, we're big fans of these boxes as they give us a much needed variety of beauty treats each month and we have chosen our favorite boxes which will provide you with some spoiling treats.

Whether it’s a much needed pamper session or ready to hit the town, Dollibox has got you covered. From eyelashes to face masks, it’s a beauty addicts dream. As soon as our box arrived in the office, we couldn’t wait to indulge and try out all the products. DolliBox will send you five luxury treats to your door every month, prepping you with tips and tutorials. Dollibox will give you the opportunity to test out different  products to help you find that personal favourite.

Starting with the Freemans Charcoal and Black Sugar Polishing Face Mask and Avocado and Oatmeal Clay Mask, a must have for a pamper night in with the girls. Oil Arganic is something every girl should keep in their beauty treasure chests. 100% Argan oil, this product will moisturise and hydrate, giving your skin that natural boost as well as replenishing your hair. Also great for lips, nails, hands and feet, the benefits are seemingly endless. If you are having more bad hair days than good, Wonder 10 is what you need, transforming your hair in ten different ways to give you smooth and shiny hair. TanTruth will give you that summer glow, pulling you through the winter months. If you are ready to hit the town but forgot to pick up your eyelashes, Dolli Box has you covered. Eye Candy gives you those fluttery eyelashes, great for finalising that smokey eye effect. A beautiful sparkly nail polish is all you need to finish your look this season and Dolli Box has given you Little Ondine, a natural nail polish which is easy to peel off after use. 

Dollibox will reveal to you their beauty secrets for a bargain price and we love the idea of a flexible plan, no pressure or worries. A month to month package is just £10, 6 Month suscription £9 and for 12 month plan £8.50 plus £3.25 extra for Delivery on all plans. Click here to start receiving your Dollibox now.

We love finding new and upcoming products and Cohorted is here to provide us with those monthly must-haves. Giving you the choice of two boxes; White edition or Black Edition.

The Black edition is full of all your favourite luxury beauty brands we all jumped around in glee when the postman arrived. The award winning nail polish, Nails Inc. has already won us over before with their amazing shades of choice, however we loved the colour shades Cohorted had given us; Chelsea Flower Show and Colville Mews. Chelsea Flower Show, a bright and bold orange shade is great to light up an outfit in these cold winter nights whilst Colville Meadows a delicate beige shade will compliment any outfit you wear, all year round.  Lighten up your eyes with Bare Minerals instant eye reviver to help reduce tired looking eyes. Contouring is taking the beauty world by storm and Laura Mercier’s Facebook Palette is an essential. A complexion for flawless skin, the palette offers two concealers to cover those blemishes, a tinted moisturiser and mineral pressed powder to set the look. To bring some drama to your eyes, Cargo’s eye palette will give you that smoky eye effect. Richly pigmented colours, this palette is a winter must-have.  To finish off your gorgeous new appearance, Cohorted gifted us with a spray of Chloe, a fresh, floral scent, giving you that elegant smell. Cohorted Black Edition is available here for £35 a month. A giveaway for what you get!

Once you have got your make up looking flawless, all you need is a fragrance that matches your new look. Whether you want fun and zesty or something sensual and warm, Cohorted white edition has something for everybody. As soon as we lifted the lid, inside was a full sized 100ml Guerlain Shalimar L’eau bottle, staring at us in all its beautiful glory. From the elegant packaging to the spritz of its fresh and citrus notes, Shalimar is perfect for daytime wear and for an evening with the girls.  If that wasn’t enough to please us, a small bottle of Boucheron Paris Perfume was perfectly placed to the side in stunning white packaging. It’s orange blossom tones and rose essence is a great fragrance for spring time, smelling heavenly. Cohorted surprised us with a mini bottle of Versace Crystal Noir, a seductive and ultra-feminine scent dominated by notes of Gardenia, Donatella’s favourite flower. Last but certainly not least, a little sample of Annick Goutal Petite Cherie, which was actually made for Goutal’s daughter herself. A floral and fruity perfume with notes of pear and rose, great for daytime wear or the perfume for the summer season. Box value at £120 its silly not to grab it for only £35 a month here.

If you are a fragrance fanatic then the Perfume Society is for you. It works a little different to the other boxes. Inside is full off mini samples from a variety of companies. Ranging from Atkinsons, Floriental to Noir Exquis, The Perfume society box has got you sorted for finding your perfect scent. Accompanied with smelling notes and sample blotters, you can test out every one. Also provided is a beauty treat hidden amongst the glorious scents. Sarah Chapman’s Intense Hydrating Booster will leave your thirsty skin moisturised and rejuvenated.

To grab your own Perfume Society Box, you can buy a VIP subscription which includes eight editions of ‘The Scented Letter,’ an online fragrance magazine and you’ll also receive the Perfume Society all for just £25 a year here.  Alternatively, you can buy the box individually for £17.50 here.