Happy New Year, bellas! To leap into 2017, we’re celebrating new beginnings with a ‘Beauty Resolutions’-themed January box. Whether you want to take better care of your locks, experiment more with makeup, or treat your skin with extra care, this month’s bellabox will help you start the new year right. Here are all the amazing goodies waiting in our shiny new boxes!
The bb Shimmer Trio (Everyone receives a trio in Unicorn or Nymph!)
If you were dozing by the pool and missed our January Sneak Peek, you might not know about the awesome treat we have in store for y’all! This month, every single bellabox member will be bagging a totally gorge bb Shimmer Trio to up their highlighting game. Yup, as makeup obsessives, we know what we like… so we went and made our very own palette!
We’re sampling two super-versatile trios: Unicorn and Nymph. Unicorn is a dreamy combo of Pearl, Lilac and Champagne hues, while Nymph boasts moodier metallics: Bronze, Gold and Rose Gold. The creamy, iridescent formulas blend like a dream, and can be used on lips, cheeks, lids and more. Click here for some great tips on application, and don’t be afraid to have a little fun!
Sample size: 1 x full-sized trio pod
Cetaphil Suntivity Liposomal Lotion SPF 50+
It can be hard to find a sunscreen you love when you have sensitive skin. This high protection, broad spectrum lotion from Cetaphil will be your new fave. Dermatologist tested, non-comedogenic, hypoallergenic and then some, it absorbs fast, is perfect under makeup, and is water resistant for up to four hours. Luckily enough, everyone will be able to slather it on this summer!
Sample size: 10ml sample
Klorane Chamomile Shampoo
A blonde’s BFF, Klorane’s Radiant Colour Blonde Highlighting Shampoo with chamomile extracts gently lightens and brightens fair locks. And when we say gentle, we mean gentle. It’s even safe enough to use on bub. Another gorgeous product from the experts in botanical-based haircare. The chamomile formula is also gentle on the scalp and perfect for sensitive skin and all hair types.
Sample size: 25ml
John Frieda 7 Day Volume In-Shower Treatment
This treatment product from John Frieda is an amazing booster for all hair types, but especially good for plumping up fine hair. Used in the shower, the lightweight formula penetrates deep into each hair strand, amplifying and adding volume that lasts through several washes.
Sample size: 30ml
Skinny Tan Gradual Tanner
Back away from that sunbed, and put down the baby oil! The only safe tan is a fake tan, and this gradual tanner from Skinny Tan’s a goodie. Not only does the lush, coconut-scented body butter allow you to build a naturally sun-kissed hue with daily application, it has a secret weapon for your bikini body. Formulated with guarana, Skinny Tan helps fight pesky cellulite. Genius.
Sample size: 150ml full-sized tanner
Selection of Kérastase Samples
For something a little more classic, you can’t go past luxe professional haircare brand, Kérastase. Founded in 1964, the Kérastase brand stands for cutting edge technology, ultra-luxurious formulations and personalised, pampering hair rituals. For Jan, we’ve got a selection of deeply restorative shampoos and masques for dry hair, and frizz-fighting, hydrating products for our curly girls. Enjoy!
Sample size: 80ml (shampoo), 75ml (masque)
Palmolive Oil Infusions Body Moisturiser
Hydrating yet non-greasy, these Palmolive body moisturisers are luxuriously formulated with heavenly essential oils. We sampling stimulating and rejuvenating Citrus, and ultra-smoothing and moisturising Jasmine. Delish.
Sample size: 200ml
Avène Lip Balm with Cold Cream
Looking after sensitive skins for over 270 years(!), Avène is the brand you can trust with your parched pout. This soothing and protective lip balm with cold cream gives long-lasting softness, while moisturising and repairing your smackers. Formulated with the famous Avène Thermal Spring Water, it also contains cold cream to improve your lips’ condition, and beeswax and shea butter to create a water-resistant barrier.
Sample size: 4g
Mint Skin MUD Mask: Detox or Rosa Hydration
Mint Skin’s MUD range uses Australian natural mineral clay to balance and purify the complexion. Enjoy a pampering facial at home with one of their deeply purifying (bye bye pore gunk!) yet soothing mud masks. The Detox mask is ideal for congested, spot-prone and oily skin on the face, and can also be used on the body. Regular use can reduce the orange peel appearance of cellulite and help banish breakouts.
The Rosa Hydration mask is a saviour for dull, dry skin. Formulated with kakadu plum, macadamia oil and rose absolute, it’s your short cut to gorgeously glowing skin.
Sample size: 15ml
eyePRO Eye Makeup Pads
You know those products you use once then wonder how you lived without them for all those years? Here’s another one. eyePRO are nifty under-eye pads infused with hydrogel that make tricky eye makeup application a breeze. Simply apply under eyes (you can even apply over foundation) and manoeuvre as desired to guide you in applying your smokey eye or precise cat eye.
Unlike tape, eyePRO is gentle on the incredibly delicate eye area. Peel off and go get ‘em.
Sample size: 2-piece set
Kevin Murphy Colour Bug
Pimp your do with a splash of commitment-free colour with these clever Colour Bugs from Kevin Murphy. The wipe on, temporary colour adds great texture and body for day or night, then easily washes out with shampoo. We’re sampling a mix of eye catching colours as well as white (which can do double duty as a dry shampoo for lighter locks).
Sample size: 5g
Barry M Glitterati Nail Paint in Twilight
Hands up if you like glitter? Then you’ll be as chuffed as we are to get your mitts on this disco-ready glitter varnish from Barry M.
Sample size: Full-sized nail varnish
Uriage Thermal Micellar Water
Formulated with soothing thermal water from the French Alps, Uriage’s Micellar Water is a gentle yet thorough as they come. The micelles are like nature’s magnets, instantly capturing and removing make-up and impurities from the skin’s surface. Perfect for all skin types, and a saviour after a big night out.
Sample size: 8ml
LUMA Cosmetics Product
Back by popular demand, Jess Hart’s naturally-derived cosmetics line, LUMA, is one of our faves (and yours). 100% cruelty-free, the pretty prods are fuss-free and designed to bring out your natural beauty. We can’t all be supermodels like Jess, but we can nail a beautifully low-key makeup look with her LUMA range. This month we’re sampling a mix of brushes, eye definers, lip glosses, blushes and tinted moisturisers.
Sample size: various
BONUS: Natralus Intensive Skin Therapy Pure Moisturising Lotion
This lightweight but deeply hydrating lotion from Natralus is the perfect summer moisturiser for the face and body. Formulated with organic paw paw, organic aloe vera and vitamin E, it’s free from petrochemicals and keeps even the most sensitive skins soft, soothed and hydrated all day long.