Recently the ‘Beauty Boxes’ have caught my eye, I’ve seen various reviews through YouTube of all the different boxes on offer sadly some aren’t available in the UK which is a shame but I do subscribe to: GLOSSYBOX and DISCOVERYCLUB (The Fragrance Shop).
Obviously by the title of this post you can already tell which of my subscription boxes I’m writing about but i can honestly say i am not disappointed with my first ‘DISCOVERYCLUB’ Box! For those of you who don’t know, Discovery Club is hosted by The Fragrance Shop. The box is delivered quarterly, so in total you get 4 boxes a year, its £5.00 a quarter, which in my opinion I don’t think is bad at all! You normally receive 5 samples and they can be both male and female! You can cancel at any time which means you aren’t locked in! Also with every box you receive you receive a voucher for £5 off each fragrance in the box, so if you happen to really like one fragrance you already have a £5 voucher to make it that little bit cheaper! The packaging is pretty simple which i find is nice and similar to GLOSSYBOX inside with the presentation. (Also the box smells beautiful from the fragrances, its like walking into the fragrance shop every time i open it)
Spring Edition 2014
This months box may be my first but it has made me quite happy. I received all together 7 fragrances, 5 women’s fragrances and 2 male fragrances. I’ve heard from all the brands which i received which is great! The womens fragrances I received were: – Guerlain La Petite Robe Noire Couture – Givenchy Very Irrésistible L’Eau Rose – Lacoste Eau de Lacoste Sensuelle – Thierry Mugler Alien Eau Extraordinaire – Elie Saab L’Eau Couture –
The male fragrances i received were – Valentino Uomo and Loewe Solo Sport –
Guerlain La Petite Robe Noire Couture
This is the third fragrance to join the highly successful La Petite Robe Noire collection by Guerlain. The range is inspired by the little black dress and is a must have for any fashionista wardrobe. This fragrance smells gorgeous it has an essence of raspberry and rose which really appeals to the nose. The sample i received is 1ml. 30ml is £43.50 / 50ml is £62.50 / 75ml is £88.50. Id recommend this fragrance.
Givenchy Very Irrésistible L’Eau en Rose
This fragrance is the one i was most excited about simply because I love the original fragrance. It’s been 10 Years since Givenchy launched the original Very Irrésistible and to celebrate they have welcomed L’Eau en Rose to the collection. The fragrance has a hint of musk along with the rose essence. This fragrance sample is 1ml. It is available to buy in 50ml for £51.99 and 75ml for £63.99. This is my absolute favorite sample in the box, so much as I’ve already been out and bought the fragrance!
Lacoste Eau de Lacoste Sensuelle
This is the following fragrance of the original Lacoste Eau de Lacoste that were launched in 2013. This fragrance has sensual scent and is quite sweet smell but not like candy. The sweetness of the original day time scent is replaced with a gourmand nougatine which is perfect for the night time. (As im due to go on holiday soon i can see myself purchasing this! smells divine). This fragrance came in a 2ml sample size. Full size products come in 30ml which is £32.50 / 50ml which is £44.50 / 90ml which is £59.99.
Thierry Mugler Alien Eau Extraordinaire
Alien Eau Extraordinaire starts a new chapter in the story of Alien bringing a new massage of joy charged with a positive energy. This is a totally new fragrance creation, combining a blend of notes known for their uplifting and energising powers that convey a feeling of happiness and serenity for all women. This is a light and refreshing fragrance! it comes in a 1.2ml sample and full size products are refillable the 60ml comes in at £49.50 and the 90ml comes in at £67.50.
Elie Saab L’Eau Couture
This brand is one I’ve always wanted to try but never got round to actually trying it, and I’m actually pretty surprised! This is a fresh new fragrance from Elie Saab, Created to offer a taste of spring! The scent kicks off with a citrus top note that sparkles with zest, leading to a couture inspired heart that is topped off with an addictive base. After trying this fragrance thanks to DISCOVERYCLUB i will definitely be buying this at some point, the fragrance is very light and smells gorgeous! The sample size is 0.8ml and the full size fragrance only comes in a 30ml bottle which retails about £29.99.
This is an aromatic, smooth and leathery fragrance designed to stand the test of time as a modern classic. The scent has heaps of Italian style with notes composed to reflect an aristocratic Italian family lunch. (As I don’t wear mens fragrances i tested these on my boyfriend) Personally i think that this smells pretty good for a male fragrance. The sample size is 1.5ml. Full size products come in at 50ml which retails for £44.99 and 100ml which retails for £62.50.
Loewe Solo Sport
Loewe was formed in 1846 in Madrid and since has established itself as a top brand in the world of spanish luxury. Loewe Sport retains the distinctive botle design and signiture notes of the Original Loewe Solo, but has added zest and energy designed to encapsulate the spirit of sports. The sample size is 2ml, and the full size product is only available in 75ml which retails for £59.99.
The discovery box is well worth its money, and they have definitely earned their money from me!