Firstly I feel that I need to apologize for the lateness of this roundup, February was a bit of a rubbish month in the ways of mental health and actual health but after kicking myself and my anxiety in the butt I wont let it bother me much anymore (famous last words of course) so here I welcome you to last months Glossybox.


Ciate London Gelology Nail Polish – I love a good polish and if anyone hasn’t been on instagram for the past few years this one is a popular one, I have been looking at it in stores for a while but going for a more cheaper brand because money is tight but having a chance to get to play with a Ciate polish has changed my mind and I am going to get more of it! The larger bottles go for £9 and this smaller bottle goes for £6 so its a little pricey but I feel like this one is worth the price. the shades in each box differ and I got this delightful browny grey shade called Pillow Talk which I have linked above.

Steve Laurant Nude Pop Lip Tint – Lipsticks aren’t my thing, I can never find a shade that I like and I cannot seem to find anything that wont dry my lips up, but this lip tint goes on a bit like a lip balm, the shade is a lot softer than what it looks like in the pot and I actually really like it, it gives a lovely subtle colour to you lips, I feel like I have found a lip product that I actually like.

Studio 10 Beauty Makeup Mist Glow-Plexion – I see a lot of this all over instagram, its a spray that you can put on before and after makeup to keep everything in place, I have tried a Make Up Revolution version of one and I didnt really like it, but I actually like this one, it does the job perfectly and with the weather lately I have needed my makeup to stay put!

Sleek Makeup Devine Eyeshadow Palette – How beautiful are those shades, I love a makeup palette (more so when its friendly on the piggy bank) and this one by Sleek MakeUp is £8.99 which is fantastic for makeup lovers with a budget, they come in different colours, I received the Vintage Romance palette and I am so glad I got this one as the darker the colour the better.

Skin Chemists London Face Serum –  I have used this so much over the past few weeks since I got this months box, with the cold weather my skin has taken such a battering and this face serum has really helped my skin feel a lot better and a lot brighter.


And that’s what I got in February’s box! as I said at the start I am truly sorry for the delay, but it turns out that snow days make me be a lot more productive than I expected, have you tried any of the products in this months box?

To try Glossybox click here and open up a wonderful new world of fun makeup and beauty products.

Until next time


Ah its that time of the month again when my postman drops off a delightful box of goodies for me to test and play with, Glossybox is my favorite of the monthly subscription boxes and continues to shine bright in the world of makeup.

but I wont babble to much about all that, heres what I got in this months box


Nail Medic – Nail and Cuticle Energizer – my nails are horrible, one of things I do when I am anxious is either nibble my nails or the skin around them and they just look bad but using this has made my skin and nails feel a little better, I adore the color and the scent is actually quite pleasant compared to what nail polish is, I can see this being one of those items that I will use regularly.

Evelyn Iona Cosmetics – Green Tea Primer – Primer is one of those beauty products I see everyone talk about but me being the newbie that I am, I don’t know the different between a primer and a good face cream.. but I have used this and I am now not going back! its a gentle scented little beauty that has become a new favorite of mine, sits on the skin lightly and has helped my makeup go on and stay on for a lot longer than any other cream that I use.

Dr Botanicals Moroccan Rose Facial Oil – I have seen Dr Botanicals products around lately and I have most certainly seen facial oils practically everywhere on Instagram, so I was interested in trying them out and of course you could imagine my excitement finding them in my box this month, I have used a facial type oil before back in one of my Birch Boxes and I actually prefer this better, its not as oily as the old one, which if you weren’t careful made my skin really oily, but this goes on almost like water and has little to no scent at all,  A pleasant little surprise!

Apicia Cream Blush – Looks like another facial cream? Nope, its a lovely dark red blush, which surprisingly when blended in doesn’t look as shocking as it does in the tube, I have never used a cream blush before because I was always worried how the color would look, would it be to bright.. but I am very wrong and much like the Primer, I am not going back to the old ways, I am converted hah.

Books Beauty Beneath Supplements – I am going to be brutally honest with this one, I wont be trying them out, they happen to contain fish oils and beef gelatin and aren’t vegetarian friendly but I am going to offer them to my mum to see if she would like to give them a try, they are a boots own branded multi vitamin tablet that you take once a day and come in two different sizes, claim to help with fine lines, wrinkles and help improve skin texture.

This months box has been a wonderful selection of skin friendly products and its been wonderful pampering my skin and nails for a change, if you would like to give Glossybox a try you can here and enjoy a little pamper time!

Until next time


Its finally here, the last Glossybox of 2018! How fast has this year gone past? I have almost lost complete track of everything.


I feel that we need to take a moment to admire the beautiful box from this month which was designed by the Irish lifestyle brand Dusty Boy, I always love it when the limited edition boxes are all styled and beautiful, makes a nice change from the usual pink that is offered every other month..

but enough of that.. onto the goodies!!


Naobay Equilibria Gel to Milk Cleanser – This smells amazing, it goes on a little tick, almost reminds me of that cream women use when they breastfeed, with its consistency but once it gets wet it almost melts into a milk texture, I used this on my face shortly after I washed my hair and my skin didn’t feel as dry as it usually does.


Profusion Runway Eye Collection – How beautiful are these shades, I don’t wear much eye shadows but I can see myself wearing this, it almost reminds me of some shades I had as a young teen and I am going to have to wear this at Christmas this year.

I absolutely love how they have left a little guide how to wear the colors on the side, not all is lost on us newbies!


Laqa & Co Cloud Lips (Daydream) –  A bit like my eye makeup I don’t wear much lipstick either, but I tried these on me when I got them and I actually like them, they go on matte and I don’t find them to bright and clown inspiring and because I have two I am going to offer one to my mum who is always on a desperate hunt for a new lip shade.


Steve Laurant Precision Tip Eyeliner – Who doesn’t love an eyeliner! my go to eyeliner is this Maybelline one so I love trying new liners and I find ones with the soft almost felt tip pen tips are better for me to apply and easier to not mess up.

seriously a nice eyeliner!


Ecodenta Black Whitening Toothpaste – I have heard so much on instagram about this kind of toothpaste, and I am going to do a full ‘test’ with it, with the help of my poor husband later on so I wont share to much here but I will say two things, its very minty and rather black!

I cant wait to see what goodies I have in my next months box and what Glossybox have in store for 2018, Have you tried any of the wonderful products that I received in my December box?

If you wish to try out Glossybox yourself you can find all information here

Until next time

Mummy Cat



Another month flies past but it does mean that the November Glossybox is just around the corner and like always I am excited to get it, nothing has been bad about Glossybox and last months was such a delight that I couldn’t wait for this months.DSC_0029



Charcoal and Willow Bark Sheet Mask – I got Mr S to try this as my skin can be a little sensitive and he spend all of the 15 minutes the mask was meant to be on complaining about it. The mask itself smelt really nice but did leave a sticky residue on the skin.


Define and Perfect Eyebrow Powder – who doesn’t like new eyebrow products! I however couldn’t get the hang of this one, it wasn’t a liquid like I expected, yes I know it says powder on the bottle, but I do enjoy trying different things for eyebrows as like I’ve said before, mine are super fair.. I think with something like this, practice definitely makes perfect.


Contour Brush – the full size item this month was this contour brush, now contouring isn’t something I’ve actually tried because I’m not sure how to actually do it but the brush can also be used for applying powders which is what I’ve been doing, it is a really nice brush!


Candy Floss Moisturizing Lip Balm – This product smells delightful! It really does smell like a sweet and I’ve been using it daily since I got it, it’s smooth and really easy to use, I couldn’t find the exact product online but I did find another delicious scent to try, but if you do find this in the shops and like the odd lip balm, grab it!


Natural Bodywash Relaxing Geranium and Peppermint – equally wonderfully scented as the lip balm, I’ve used it a couple of times and I really like it, the peppermint isn’t to overpowering and it’s just a nice light body wash, it’s vegan friendly and is all natural ingredients.

And that’s it, once again I’ve really loved this months box, I really feel it’s such good value for money and you get some wonderful different items to try each month.

If you want to give Glossybox a try check out their website here

Until next time

Mummy Cat



This months Glossybox was a lovely little surprise! I am a bit of a useless order tracker so when things turn up at my front door I get all excited.. lets take a look at what I got in the August box!

Essence live.Laugh.Celebrate Palette – This is a cute little ‘make your own’ travel palette, perfect for putting in a bag and taking along on your jollies (holiday), The collection that I got was two eyeshadow shades, one blush and one higlighter, and I love the little rattly box to store them in! The palette itself retails at 1.50 and the powder 1.50 each, which is pretty good for the pockets!

Batiste 2 in 1 Dry Shampoo and Conditioner – This is my favorite of the dry hairspray brands! I have about five different bottles because one is never enough, but this is the first time I have seen or used the shampoo and conditioner version, and I love it! but being that Batiste is my favorite brand, what more could you expect

Valquer Ice Hair Mask


Rodial Suede Lips


Modellauncher Safari Sun Bronzer


Purelei Hawaiian Girl Hair Ties