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Sunday, March 13, 2016

Cohorted Beauty Box March 2016

Cohorted Beauty Box March 2016

I really, really enjoy the monthly drop of Cohorted Beauty Boxes - a black box, jam packed with more often than not full sized and high-end beauty products, delivered straight to your door for £35. Yes it is one of the more pricier beauty subscription plans but as the contents more than exceed the retail price of the box, you get a great deal each month. After a year of receiving the Cohorted Beauty Box, I've stumbled across one edition that I wasn't fully blown away by and here is why...

Cohorted Beauty Box March 2016

Due to the popularity of The Balm Nude'Tude Eyeshadow Palette (full size £35), it has been included once again; great if you have yet to try this amazing array of neutral and highly pigmented eyeshadows, not so much if you already own said palette - twice over. Yup this is my third The Balm Nude'Tude Eyeshadow Palette - I bought one a year ago, recieved one within a past Cohorted Beauty Box and of course have another now. For most this won't be a problem and I can imagine if you don't already own this palette it will be a very welcome addition to any make-up collection.

Cohorted Beauty Box March 2016

I am very happy to finally be able to try The Balm Eye Primer (£5/deluxe sample), yes this is a little on the dinky side but perfect for not only travel but to try before committing to a full size version. So far I have to say I am really enjoying this: it is soft, moisturising and really holds the eyeshadow in place. Unlike other eyeshadow primers this doesn't seem overly laden with silicones and is surprisingly comfortable to wear - I may treat myself to a full sized tube in the future.

Cohorted Beauty Box March 2016
Cohorted Beauty Box March 2016
Cohorted Beauty Box March 2016

Two other products that I already own (the problems of being a beauty junkie huh?) within the box are: Bare Minerals Heavenly Face Brush (£25), a large, dense fluffy brush that effortlessly blends out liquid and powder foundation with ease. I'm actually glad to own another, I mean anything to put off brush washing day huh? The other product is Nails Inc Nail Polish in Cadogan Square (£9/full size)- a fairly deep nude come caramel shade that is chic and a nice change of pace from light nude polishes.

Cohorted Beauty Box March 2016
Cohorted Beauty Box March 2016
Cohorted Beauty Box March 2016

As a huge fan of Pixi cosmetics I am excited to finally try out the Pixi Crayon Combo in Supernatural (£14.50/full size), a nifty duo-ended eye crayon that can be used to line, define and tint the eye area. One end is a matte deep brown that is firm in texture and ideal for lining the eyes, the other is a metallic chocolate brown, softer in formulation eyeshadow.  A great time and space saving, multi-tasking product.

So yes this is a great box but the problem for me and maybe me alone, is that I already own a high proportion of the products within this months Cohorted Beauty Box. Would this put me off future Cohorted Beauty Boxes? In a word no, repeat products when you are a beauty blogger are bound to happen and this is more to do with the size of my beauty stash than anything else.

Cohorted Beauty Box £35 per month via Cohorted - link.
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13 comments:

  1. Love the palette :) Amazing products!!

    www.beautyfrontline.com

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  2. |You got the palette in the box? wow thats pretty amazing a full sized palette

    www.beautyandtheboy.com

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  3. I didn't know about this box! For some who doesn't have a lot of high-end makeup, this is such a great deal as you get great products for the money you pay. However I understand how frustrating it must be for you to receive products that you already have. They should do a beauty subscription box dedicated to "the beauty addicts who have everything", full of lesser known brands! :P On a more positive note, these items will make for great presents for your friends and family!

    Julia x
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  4. Wow!! You got some good ones!!! I'm jelly!

    Mel | www.thegossipdaring.com

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  5. Haha it sucks having the same palette x3.. But the products seem nice, I must say! x

    Lina / lina-khalifa.blogspot.com

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  6. A full size palette ?! Truly sounds like a dream come true haha! Lovely review :)

    Kathy xx
    www.alongcamekathy.blogspot.co.nz

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  7. This beauty box looks amazing! The palette is so pretty :) x

    http://emmaboughtwhat.blogspot.co.uk/

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  8. I was looking forward to receiving this box but they messed me around and I had to ask for a refund which I still haven't had a week later after they said they had refunded me :/ little disappointing

    Meme xx

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  9. This seems like a really good box! The Balm Nude Tude is one of my favorite palettes

    www.makeupmusicbooks.com

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  10. That's so good for £35! In love with the nail polish!

    sirensandbells.co.uk x

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  11. This has to be one of the best beauty boxes I've seen in a while! A little pricey in general, but for the contents totally worth it and glad to hear you're getting on well with the primer ^_^

    Iqra | The Blushing Giraffe

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  12. didn't know about this box but if you don't want the products, send them over to me haha

    xo

    Inspirations Have I None

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