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Saturday, 13 February 2016

Love Me Beauty Box Review

Love Me Beauty Box Review
My very thoughtful sister got me an amazing present for Christmas - a 3 month Love Me Beauty box subscription. When I opened it she said "I thought this would be good for you to blog about, Fran" so here we are! I've only ever tried the Glamour Beauty box before so was interested to see how these boxes compared.

Most beauty boxes seem to pick the products for you so there's that whole surprise element! However, with Love Me Beauty, you pick the products - I hate being surprised as I'm a control freak so the 'choose your own' system is great for me. For £10 per month, you receive 60 credits to choose whatever takes your fancy from their boutique. Most items are 10-20 credits and the boutique is refreshed each month.

Here is what I selected for my January and February boxes:

Nails Inc Polish in Victoria (£11) I absolutely love this deep cherry colour, it's perfect for the Winter months and I just wish that my nails were in a better state so I could wear nail polish more often. The staying power of the Nails Inc polishes is great too.

Dr PawPaw Tinted Ultimate Red Balm (£6.95) Obviously, I told myself I wasn't going to buy a Dr PawPaw lip balm because they had been so hyped in the beauty world....but I have to agree with the hype on this occasion. They feel so good on the lips - nourishing and natural. I love the slightly red tint in this too for a little bit of colour.

Therapie Skin Repair Serum (£12) I'm always wary of serums on my oily skin but this was gorgeous. It's not too heavy and sinks in to leave your skin feeling renewed and glowy! This is one to leave over night to allow it to works it's magic.

Omnisens Fresh Cleansing Tonic Water (full size £29) There isn't much to say about this product, it does what it says on the label - it's fresh and it cleanses. I don't think I would pay £29 for a bottle which is the price for the full size as it wasn't anything life changing. Refreshing and left my skin feeling clean though.

Percy & Reed Invisible Dry Shampoo (£12) I was so disappointed with this product. I had really high hopes because the only thing I dislike about the Baptise dry shampoo is the white tinge it leaves in your hair. So, invisible dry shampoo got me all excited. However, I'm not sure if it's just my naturally oily hair but it left it 10 x greasier than it was before and I ended up having to go and wash my hair!

Lord & Berry Lipstick Pencil in Kiss (£10) For some very strange reason, I decided to choose this lipstick in red....and I NEVER wear red lipstick?! Not really sure what I was thinking but it turned out pretty well because this orangey-red seems to suit me. The creamy formula is great, it lasted well on the lips and wasn't drying at all.

Lord & Berry Magic Brow (£10) Probably my favourite product that I opted for as I'm obsessed with trying new brow products at the minute. I can't fault it either, it's a brow pencil and brush combination (just like the Anastasia Brow Wiz) and the formula is blendable and buildable (not sure if either of them are actually words but they are now).

Overall, I'm impressed with Love Me Beauty. I like that you can pick the products yourself as you are more likely to use every single one - I always find with 'pre-packed' boxes there are one or two things that you would just never use. It's great value for money, you really can't complain for £10 per month + postage & packaging and there are some great brands to try out.

If you want to give Love Me Beauty a try, you can click here to check out the subscription packages.

Have you tried Love Me Beauty? What do you think?


  1. Oh wow what a fab selection of products this month for LMB! I love Lord and Berry xx

    Gemma ♥ Miss Makeup Magpie

  2. Wow, this sounds like such a good subscription box! For only £10 you truly got some incredible products, especially ones that are so well known!

    Sophie |

  3. I never knew the Lord and Berry brow pencil existed - but as a brow obsesso, I'm off to Google it now! I was just reading about the Love Me Beauty Box on another blog and then noticed it on yours, too - you've got such a great range of products here and price wise, it's bang on! One day, when I become less poor, I will defo subscribe to this.

    N xxx

    Lovelaughslipstick x

  4. I haven't heard of this before! What a good concept, I hated getting loads of samples I would never use! And for £10 it's such a bargain too x

    Tamz |

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  6. What a great gift from a very thoughtful sister!!

  7. I get Love Me Beauty boxes and found my holy grail liquid liner from Lord and Berry that way! Love that you can pick out what you want

  8. This beauty subscription box is very intriguing! I love the idea of choosing what you want each month. Your sister sounds like she definitely knows you too well ;) That nail polish looks gorgeous! My nails are terrible at the moment too, they need some TLC! The Omnisens cleanser sounds really expensive, especially is it isn't really anything special.

    Really enjoyed reading this post! <3

    Chloe |

  9. Seems like an amazing subscription box and for £10, I may need to look further into this!! Especially as you get to chose what's in it :)


  10. That's such a thoughtful gift idea! I love that you can pick what you get, means you know you'll get something you would use! That nail polish is a gorgeous shade and I've heard so many good things about the Dr Paw Paw balms! xx

    Kimberley //

  11. I'd never heard of this box before but I'm thinking it'll make a good Mother's Day pressie. The Nails Inc Polish & Dr PawPaw Balm are great wee products. Such a fab selection.

    Roxie | The Beautiful Bluebird

  12. These boxes seem great!! I'd love to give one a try and they look good for any beauty lovers present!XX

  13. Your sister is super thoughtful thats an amazing christmas present. How does the Lord & Berry lipstick pencil look on?? and thanks for visiting my blog hun x

  14. It's wonderful! !!

  15. What a thoughtful gift from your sister! I really like the idea of choosing things yourself, I do like surprises but I've found other beauty boxes to be quite repetitive so maybe I'll look into this one :) xx

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  17. I didn't realise you got to pick the products :O ! I'm so glad I've seen about the dry shampoo though, I've been eyeing that one up n John Lewis haha!

    Sam | Messy Buns & Make Up xo

  18. i haven't looked into beauty boxes for years but this one sounds so good. i love that you get to pick products yourself. thats an amazing idea.

  19. I really loved this beauty box last year, you got loads in yours! Should really look into getting one of these again! Fab post :)

  20. This sounds so good!

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