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What’s Inside My March 2012 Glymm Box?

I just received my March 2012 Glymm Box and it is full of all kinds of fun goodies! The first product is a sample of M. Asam Magic Fini. I have never heard of this brand or this product but I'm very excited to try it because it sounds interesting. It is supposed to blend into your skin and conceal uneven skin tone for a light, matte, natural looking finish. It claims to smooth away the appearance of wrinkles, enlarged pores and imperfections and reveal a sun kissed, healthy looking skin tone. It says "it's magical". Those are some

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WIN the April 2012 Topbox!

Image from Topbox.caHey Canadians! Have you been dying to try the monthly deluxe sample subscription Topbox? Topbox is a monthly subscription service which sends you 4 carefully selected, indulgent, beauty products. Then test the products in the comfort of your own home. They just celebrated their 6 month anniversary and right now you have to sign up on a waiting list to become part of their service. I was lucky enough to get in near the beginning and have been very pleased with the 4 boxes I've received! Here is your chance to

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What’s Inside My March 2012 Topbox?

My March 2012 Topbox arrived yesterday and overall I'm pretty pleased. Let's take a peak at what's inside.Make Up For Ever Smoky Lash Mascara sample. Full size retails for $24 and is exclusive to Sephora. I've heard great things about this mascara so I'm excited to try it. I love mascara samples!Redken Color Extend Shampoo and Conditioner. Two sets of sample packets. Full size shampoo retails for $15 and conditioner $17. Here again is another shampoo and conditioner set containing silicones and sulphates which I avoid in my hair

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What’s Inside My February 2012 Glymm Box?

I'm feeling somewhat lazy at the moment so I'm going to let the pictures speak for themselves with this post. I'm pretty pleased with the February 2012 Glymm Box. It contains two full sized items and two samples. The full sized cream eye shadow looks lovely. I will do a proper review once I get to actually test it out. The other full sized item is a Burt's Bee tinted lip balm which is always handy to have around. I am excited about the GlamGlow Mud Mask. I've been wanting to try it for ages! There is also a offer included to

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What’s Inside My February 2012 Topbox?

February 2012 TopboxThis is actually my third Topbox. I never got around to posting about the first two. I have been fairly satisfied with my monthly samples. February 2012 TopboxThis February box brings me two products I've actually been very anxious to try. The Yves Saint Laurent Effet Faux Cils mascara and Touche Éclat. The only downside is the teeny size of them. It is a very small sample tube of mascara and the Touche Éclat is on of those peel off samples you'd expect to find in a magazine. Still a great way to try these very

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What’s Inside my January 2012 Glymm Box?

My January 2012 Glymm Box arrived today. This one was a little less exciting for me than prior months but still a nice assortment of brands and products to try.A sample Kaia Naturals Juicy Bamboo Facial Cleansing Cloth - Full size of 30 cloths retails for $17.99 - This cloth is soaked in vitamins and made with 99% natural ingredients. It's supposed to make your skin feel soft after cleansing rather than stripped and tight.A sample of Vasanti Cosmetics BrightenUp! Enzymatic Face Rejuvenator - The full 120ml size retails for $34.

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What’s Inside my November 2011 Glymm Box?

Well Glymm really pulled out all the stops this month! This was one exciting Glymm box! I couldn't believe how much they crammed in there and it's all stuff I actually think I'll like. I had been thinking maybe to cut back on expenses (because I'm trying very hard to behave right now) that maybe I'd cancel my subscription but after this month's box...no way!Annabelle Smudge Paint - I've been wanting to try these for a while. With my blue eyes I wouldn't have chosen the blue shade but now this will be a fun way to play. ;-) This is

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What’s Inside my September 2011 Glymm Box?

After my disappointment in the Luxe Boxes by Loose Button I'm a little surprised that I went ahead and subscribed to Glymm. I guess I really am in love with the whole idea of these surprise boxes in the mail every month and hoped that Glymm would do a better job of meeting my expectations. Well I'm pleased to say it did! For more information on the Glymm Box program please check out my previous post here. The Glymm box is a glossy pink delight.Nestled inside were some lovely products as well as a nice surprise. There was a sample

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What’s Inside my August 2011 LUXE BOX by Loose Button?

You may remember I wasn't too wowed by my first (July 2011) LUXE BOX. Well my feelings have not changed with the arrival of the August 2011 instalment. Click to enlarge to see contents: While it's nice they sent me the Pur Minerals in shade light to match my skin tone as specified in my profile, I had also NOT selected foundation when filling out what types of samples I would like to receive in my box. I love trying out new foundations but since most brands don't carry a shade of foundation fair enough for me I figured

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July 2011 LUXE BOX by Loose Button – Will There be an August for Me?

From the Loose Button website: WHAT IS LUXE BOX? Luxe Box is a monthly subscription service that delivers 3-5 deluxe-sized beauty samples to your doorstep in a chic box. The samples range from skincare and makeup to fragrance, body, and haircare. What’s more? These samples have been hand-picked by our beauty experts, so we are confident you will enjoy them! When I heard all the talk of Birchbox in the US and GlossyBox in the UK I set out to find a Canadian alternative. Turns out there are a few. I decided to go with

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Christa Potter is a professional makeup artist with a passion for introducing women to the newest and best in beauty with a touch of fashion and lifestyle.

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