Glossybox July 2014*

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Spending July in the US is one of my favorite things in the world. Independence Day is one of the best holidays – warm summer day, parades, bonfires, and of course, s’mores! Obviously Glossybox agrees because their new July box is Stars and Stripes themed, packed full of amazing US brands.

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I’m completely obsessed with this month’s packaging – a stars and stripes box with a beautiful bright red ribboned package to unwrap!

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Inside is a veritable treasure trove, with old favorites as well as new products which I’m super excited to try out.

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I’m not sure I’ve come across anyone who hasn’t tried and loved carmex. It’s one of those staples which I’ve had in my stash since I was 8 or 9, so a new tub is always welcome!

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Color Club have an exclusive shade this month, with a full size polish. The denim blue is gorgeous, and I’m currently wearing this as a pedi colour. It applies evenly, and two coats is enough for a perfectly finish.

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Tarte’s Lights Camera Lashes mascara review was one of the products I was most excited about trying. I’ve never tried anything by Tarte before, and it’s a great everyday mascara. It goes on without a hint of clumping, and it makes my lashes inky black. The fact that it’s natural too is just amazing.

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The Bellapierre lipstick is a gorgeous pop of colour for summer. It’s an orange-red shade with is perfect for wearing with a hint of a tan. I’ve not had a chance to properly test the longevity of the shade,but I love the colour!

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Last but not least is the fab Nicka K NY Eyelid primer. This couldn’t come at a better time for me – I’ve just run out of my trusty Laura Mercier primer, so I was on the lookout for a replacement. The primer comes packaged like a lipgloss, so after applying my foundation and concealer, I just dot a little of the formula over my eyelids and blend it in. It’s a light, almost shell pink, and it’s great for layering under shadows to prevent creasing and adding to wear time,

This was such a great box, and there isn’t anything I can’t see myself using! It costs £10 for a single box, and 3 month subscriptions start at £30.

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