03 March 2017

A Beauty Box Monthly Subscription that is Worth the Money

I have tried so many beauty monthly subscription boxes! I feel like I have spent years trying to find one that I really enjoy. In my experience, a lot of them start off quite good, but gradually decline in quality as the months go by. Some of them only include 1-2 full sized products and the rest of the box consists of sachets or tiny samples. I have also found that some beauty boxes include mainly skincare, haircare or general items that I may not put to use, and found it difficult to find a true beauty box that regularly included makeup items in every box. Today I'm chatting about an awesome monthly beauty box that I have found. I have paid for these boxes myself and this post is not sponsored in any way! I just wanted to share an awesome find with you all in case you are interested! Make sure you keep reading to find out the details.

Don't worry - no spoilers! These are the contents from November | December | January and February LF Beauty Boxes

The monthly beauty box that I am talking with you all about today is the Look Fantastic Beauty Box which is a monthly subscription box. I will later explain how exactly you subscribe to this box and how it works but first I thought I would take you through my contents over the past 4 months. Everyone knows with subscription boxes, some months are good and then at times, some months can be terrible and make you feel super disappointed with items you don't want or cannot use. This is why I wanted to show you the last four months of Look Fantastic Beauty Boxes so you can see how consistently good they are and how much you get for your money. Personally, I feel this is the best beauty box I have ever subscribed to and I am happy to pay for it each month since I am always left impressed! I have categorized each item so you can see how many of each you get: skincare, makeup, body and lifestyle.

November 2016 Box | #LFSPARKLE Edition

This box was all about getting ready for the holiday season and making your skin and hair feel ready for all those end of year parties! 
  1. Model Co Blush Cheek Powder (makeup)
  2. Monu Recovery Balm (skincare)
  3. L'Oreal Professional Mythic Oil (hair)
  4. Look Good Feel Better Angled Blending Brush (makeup)
  5. Sebastian Professional Volupt Spray (hair)
  6. Bloom and Blossom Revitalizing Foot and Leg Spray (body)

December 2016 Box | #LFXMAS Edition

This month's theme was obviously all around Christmas! The theme was how to get gorgeous and glowing in preparation for Christmas day.

  1. Illamasqua Hydra Veil Primer (makeup)
  2. Philip Kingsley Elasticizer (hair
  3. Balance Me Pure Skin Face Wash (skincare)
  4. BubbleT Bath Bomb (body)
  5. Skin Republic Caviar and COQ10 Face Mask (skincare)
  6. Mellow Cosmetics Madness Lipstick (makeup)

January 2017 Box | Beauty Revolution Edition

This month's theme was all about refreshing our routines and shaking up our skincare regimes for the new year. This month was about trying out new products and doing a beauty overhaul.

  1. Trifle Cosmetics Liquid Glow (makeup)
  2. Jelly Pong Pong Fair Lashes Mascara (makeup)
  3. The Vintage Cosmetic Company Rose Gold Tweezers (makeup/tools)
  4. Nuxe Nuxellence Éclat or Lotion Tonique Douce (skincare)
  5. Pixi Brow Tamer (makeup)
  6. Briogeo Don't Despair, Repair! Deep Conditioning Mask (hair)

February 2017 Box | Runway Edition

This month's box was all about fashion week and celebrating new and exciting beauty trends that are popping up.

  1. The Ordinary Natural Moisturising Factors +HA (skincare)
  2. This Works Deep Sleep Stress Less (lifestyle)
  3. Borghese Fango Mud Mask (skincare)
  4. Polaar Icy Magic Roll On (skincare)
  5. Model Co Eye Lites Metallic Shadow (makeup)
  6. MyVitamins Catwalk Queen (lifestyle)

Each monthly box comes with an awesome little information booklet that explains what each product is in your box, how much it retails for and how to use it. Every now and then you may get a variation of an item in your box, so they do vary slightly but the book shows both products. All products are available on the LF website, however many of them are deluxe samples and not full-size. I personally find the sizes very generous and I love the booklets as they include tips and tricks for how to use each product. They generally also include interesting beauty articles which relate to the monthly theme. Anything from recipes, health advice articles or interviews with celebs. They are great little booklets.

Each box also includes a mini Elle magazine! I love this feature as these magazines are generally pretty expensive but it gives me a little extra surprise each month!

How Do You Join?

Step 1 - Select Your Subscription

Choose from 1, 3, 6 or 12 month rolling subscription all with FREE delivery. Your subscription will automatically renew at the end of your chosen period. You can opt-out of auto-renewal at any point in your subscription in your account. You can subscribe here.

Step 2 - Monthly Gift

Each month, you will recieve a beauty box that is well and truly packed with beaty products with a guaranteed worth of over £50 ($81 AUD approximately).

Step 3 - Enjoy & Share

Enjoy your products and hashtag #LFBEAUTYBOX and tag @Lookfantastic. Each month, you jabe the chance to leave a review of your box to be in for a chance to win a £100 voucher on the Look Fantastic website.

Overall, I am super obsessed with this beauty box, and I love that shipping is free, even to Australia! I have found shipping to be quite fast and I usually get my box around the second week of each month which is perfect for me. Shipping has been very consistent and reliable. The monthly subscription box ends up being $22.66 AUD which is super affordable in my opinion and comparable to other australian monthly subscription services. If you pay for longer subscriptions, the price per box is reduced as well. I am thinking of getting a six month subscription now that I have been consistently impressed for the past four months. As I am currently on a makeup spending ban, these boxes have definitely helped me to feel excited again about testing out new products. I would highly recommend you all check out the Look Fantastic Beauty Box Subscription! 

Have you ever tried a beauty or other subscription box? 
Have you found one that really  works for you?

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