Saturday, December 29, 2012

Latest In Beauty Advent Calender from You magazine

Yes Christmas is definitely over and I've definitely eaten all of my chocolate advent calender and I am sure this has been reviewed on other beauty blogs but this post is really aimed at those who wondered 'should I or shouldn't I' indulge in one of the many beauty advent calenders around this year.

I'll be honest, I ordered the Latest in Beauty calender too late for it to be delivered to me before 1st December in Dubai and then we were away for 2 weeks and then I've been sick since Boxing Day so I only opened this today-but I absolutely love it and I wanted to share the contents so you can see if when the 2013 beauty advent calenders launch you want to purchase.

The calender 'after'

I'm so pleased with this calender for the following reasons

1-It came beautifully packaged tied in a big pink ribbon (even after a 3500 mile journey)
2-All the products in it are a decent size
3-There are some brands in there that I haven't used before
4-There was a great selection of products
5-The majority of the products are 'high end' beauty products
6-There is only one product I probably won't use in all 24 products

Here's what the Latest in Beauty calender contained

Days 1-6
 Days 1-6

1-Mavala Nail Polish in Rouge Rubis.  A beautiful Xmassy red with finely milled glitter
2-The Vintage Cosmetic Company Eyelash Curler
3-Benefit They're Real Mascara 3g
4-L'occitane Shea hand cream for dry hands
5-Richard Ward Couture Hair Volumiser Root Booster
6-Espa Lift and Firm eye serum and moisturiser

Days 7-12

Days 7-12

7-Perricone MD No foundation foundation
8-Philosophy Purity cleanser
9-BioEffect EGF Serum for face
10-Dermalogica mini set including Special Cleansing Gel, Daily Microfoliant, Skin Smoothing Cream and Multivitamin Power Firm
11-Jo Hansford Intensive Hair Masque
12-Balance Me radiance facial oil

Days 13-18

Days 13-18

13-St Tropez Instant Glow body lotion
14-Bella Pierre loose pigment in Celebration (a bronze colour)
15-Mirenesse Velvet Lip Lift (gloss)
16-Aromatherapy Associates Revive Morning bath and shower oil
17-Nicky Clarke Instant Calmer Hair Balm
18-Steamcream (beautiful tin)

Days 19-24

Days 19-24

19-Yardley Royal English Daisy body spray
20-Eve Lom Rescue Mask
21-Trilogy Rosehip Oil for face
22-Mont Bleu Glass nail shaper
23-Balm Balm Rose Geranium lip balm
24-AS London candle

The calender also came with discount codes for almost every item for future online purchases.

I really hope that You Magazine launch another one in 2013 and keep up the same quality of this one.  If they do, I'll definitely repurchase!


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