Unboxing October's Glossybox

Unboxing October's Glossybox

22nd October 2017 41 By Rachael Stray

October’s Glossybox was a unicorn vs mermaid collector’s edition and you didn’t know which one you’d receive until you opened it.
The October collector’s edition boxes “are all about embracing the fantasy that comes with the month ahead and bringing this to life with five full-size beauty heroes to add a little magic to your makeup routine” says Glossybox.
I was secretly hoping for a mermaid box but when I finally unboxed this week I was in the unicorn club. I wasn’t disappointed, I liked the element of surprise and I knew I was receiving five full products this month.

Unboxing October's unicorn Glossybox

Unboxing October’s unicorn Glossybox

What products are in the unicorn October Glossybox?

Makeup Revolution Eyeshadow Palette

Full Size – RRP £4.00

This palette is a a multi-coloured dream with 12 vibrant colours to choose from. Perfect, if you’re wanting to be more adventurous with your makeup.

Each shade is highly pigmented and I’m sure it will blend in really easily as I have a couple of Makeup Revolution Palettes and I find them to be worth every penny.

Kawaii Enterprise Brush Cleaning Egg

Full Size – RRP 7.99

I’ve never used a brush cleaning egg but anything that saves me time on this often neglected chore is a winner in my eyes and I’ll be using it this weekend.

With it being quite small I think this one would be perfect for eyeshadow or medium sized face brushes.

I’ll continue to use some shampoo and antibacterial soap when cleaning my brushes with the egg here’s my makeup brush cleaning routine in an earlier blog.

Lord & Berry Magic Brow Pencil

Sample Size

This pencil came in the shade brunette (perfect for me) but is supposed to mimic the natural colour found in your brows. I’m looking forward to giving it a try as I have thin brows which need TLC.

Sleek Creme To Powder Blusher

Full Size – RRP £5.99

I usually use a powder blush but I’m open to trying cream blushers. The shade is lovely and I’m sure I’ll be using it for both day and evening looks.

Beauty Bang Cream Colour

Full Size – RRP “20.00

This is a handy multi-use product designed to be used as a blusher, for highlighting cheek bones and as an eyeshadow or lipstick. To use just dab it on with your finger tips and apply the colour wherever you want it.

I think this could be a real makeupbag hero.

The products in October's unicorn Glossybox

The products in October’s unicorn Glossybox


How do you sign up for a Glossybox?

  1. Sign up to a monthly subscription or choose from of their three, six or 12 month plans
  2. Dispatch day – five products are delivered directly to your door every month
  3. Discover new beauty treats tailored specifically to you and let Glossybox know your thoughts with quick reviews in exchange for Glossydots. Points mean prizes – in this case 1000 dots bags you a free box!
I’ve been a subscriber for about two years now and I really like the mix of products you receive and sometimes a tasty treat too. It’s great for trying new brands and new products and I love the handy tips and tutorials on the Glossybox website.
You often receive gift cards and special offers in the box itself but in your regular email updates there’s usually special discount codes to shop online.
Do you have a monthly beautybox subscription, what do you think? Let me know in the comments.

Catch up with other Glossybox unboxing posts:

See what I thought of:
April’s nostalgic box here
March’s box here
February’s love themed box here
January’s self-care box here
December’s special collector’s edition box here
The November box here and October’s here.

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