Latest in Beauty Beauty Mart Beauty Box

The opinion of beauty boxes seems to be like Marmite, you either love them or you hate them.
Even odder my non-beauty blogging friends seem to be the biggest fans with one particular friend having a subscription to just about every sample box going and then on the other hand my blogger friends groaning at the sight of one. I sit in the middle - some are great, some not so much and I do tend to prefer the collaboration boxes the most much like The Latest in Beauty and Beauty Mart partnership. This box features nine hand picked products from the Beauty Mart Founders.

Latest in Beauty Beauty Mart Beauty Box

I have to be honest in saying that apart from two product in this box I wasn't all that blown away but it is only fair to mention that said two products are full sized and have a combined retail price of over £38 which is more than double the price of the box itself (£14.95). In fact the hair chalk costs £14 so basically you are paying 95p for the other 8 products.

Latest in Beauty Beauty Mart Beauty Box
Latest in Beauty Beauty Mart Beauty Box

Here is what is inside the box:

Mary Greenwell Plum EDP Vial - I'm not a fan of this fragrance but know a few more mature (and dare I say it classier than I women) who wear this daily. If you like strong chypre scents it may be worth trying out.

Weleda Skin Food (10ml) - I am a fan of this multi-purpose cream and tend to have a mini stash in my handbag and car glove box. It is a great all round product for dry skin be it on the hands or body and if you feel a blister start to appear a quick dab of this prevents further friction.

Rimmel BB Cream Matte in Ligh t(8ml) - Truth be told I'm 100% over BB Creams and this offering from Rimmel won't tempt me otherwise. In my opinion this is one of the thicker BB Creams available on the high street and as a result it does offer a higher coverage level.

Kevin Murphy Color Bug (full size)- One of the first hair chalks to hit the beauty world and as a result they have quite the cult following. I really like the design of the Colour Bugs, they are easy to grip on to making application a breeze not to mention the colour washes out with next to no effort. If you are a festival goer this may be something worth investing in?

Bronze Buffer Tan Remover - This dinky star shapes sponge supposedly removes self tanning mistakes. I will be holding on to this!

Yu-Be Moisturising Skin Cream (3g) - On first inspection this appears to be an almost emollient type moisturiser but as soon as you apply it to the skin it has a typical cream like texture. What makes this slightly different from a usual moisturiser is that you can use it anywhere even your lips and a little does go a long way. It hasn't really done much for my skin but the idea is novel none the less.

DHC Deep Cleansing Oil (30ml) - A cult product if ever there was one and one that I can't get on board with. I find this cleansing oil to be a little too heavy and difficult to remove and I always end up with white heads whenever I use it. Hey to each their own...

Balmain Silk Perfume (Full Size) At £24.99 I wouldn't purchase this on it's own but it is a novel idea - a light mist infused with argan oil to moisturise and lightly fragrance the hair. The scent is a soft floral which would be perfect for all city slickers to disguise the smell of the city. I would pack this for a festival when washing my hair isn't quite the sane option.

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- This post contains a press sample.