Glamabox November 2013 review, unboxing, photos: International beauty box

Glamabox November 2013 review, unboxing, photos beauty box
My November 2013 Glamabox came to $22.50 including registered postage, and the external box is the same Alice in Wonderland-themed design of the last two months, designed by Agnes Bulloche. 
Glamabox is a beauty box based in Hong Kong, and is well known in Singapore and Taiwan as well. Each item is handpicked by founder and international fashion model Lisa Selesner, who tries them first. The box costs HKD118 a month (That's Hong Kong Dollars. Google for exchange rates). Postage varies, depending on registered, EMS or speed post options - you need to ask by emailing them here. Please do mention that you heard about this from or were sent by Renu of My Beauty Junction!

Here's what's inside my November 2013 Glamabox:

  1. Prodigy Advanced Moisturising Soothing Face Cream
  2. Elisha Coy Always Nuddy CC Cream
  3. Kamill Classic Hand and Nagel Cream
  4. Dr Ci: Labo Aqua Collagen Gel set
  5. L&P Pumpkin-ade Sheet Mask
  6. Bijoux Hand Spa Wipe
Glamabox November 2013 review, unboxing, photos beauty box

And now, the November Glamabox contents in detail:

Prodigy Advanced Moisturising Soothing Face Cream

This is a full-size product. I had seen skin lightening creams in other people's boxes and was a bit apprehensive, since I hate skin lightening products. Thankfully they sent me the paraben- and fragrance-free face cream. 
So Prodigy was established by a Swiss doctor who graduated from medical school at age 16. Eeeek! Anyway, after I got No7 in the August Glamabox (here), I'm glad they're continuing to send international products as well as regional ones. This full-size product costs US$58 on the Prodigy Skin Care website, which is a lot more than the cost of the box!
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Kamill Classic Hand and Nail Cream and Elisha Cow Always Nuddy CC Cream

Both are travel-sized. The hand cream goes into my travel bag. And the CC cream goes unopened into a Korean skin care giveaway I have planned after my first blogoversary.
Kamill is a German brand (yay, more international brands!) and the hand cream contains chamomille, so should be a good one. And Elisha Coy needs no introduction to any woman who knows where Korea is!
Glamabox November 2013 review, unboxing, photos beauty box

Dr Ci: Labo Aqua Collagen Gel set

I don't see much need for collagen in my life right now, so these go to the mater who has served as repository for anti-ageing products ever since I began subscribing to beauty boxes. Dr Ci: Labo is a Japanese brand which has more cosmoceuticals than makeup as such, and is established by dermatologists. 
Glamabox November 2013 review, unboxing, photos beauty box

L & P Pumpkin-ade Sheet Mask

Another full-size, and I really like the convenience of sheet masks now. How cute is that packet, though? I hope I can bring myself to open it and use the sheet mask!
Glamabox November 2013 review, unboxing, photos beauty box

Bijoux Hand Spa Wipe

A Japanese luxury brand, Bijoux is a hand-spa specialist. There's just the one wipe here, so this is going into my travel bag, too.
Glamabox November 2013 review, unboxing, photos beauty box
So I really liked this box and it has been decent value for money. Next month is the Christmas-special Glamabox and I can't wait to see what's inside!

18 comments:

  1. omg just got home and seen its here ,not opened yet I'm super excited.looks so good .my son has owned my box already says its so cool.

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    1. Yay! I'm off to check out your blog for the unboxing - maybe later tonight?

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  2. I was wondering what nagel meant lol.. Oh and always wntd to try collagen products.. let us know hw it goes..
    xx

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  3. A full sized face cream! And pumpkin sheet masks! With the lip factory and glama and glamguru and a beautiful world, I would say uv reached beauty box heaven! You didnt sub to sahshe after that one box?

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    1. Nope, didn't try it after that one time. It's $27 in all... I'm googling subsequent months' boxes and will see if it's worth that.

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    2. Im thinking of subbing to lip factory and glam guru...and a beautiful world, but thats in spring right? So for those two, u think I should go for the Christmas box in Dec or the new year box in Jan?

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    3. Glam Guru doesn't seem to have anything for Christmas, as far as I know... it could change! Lip Factory... if you're defo getting it, go for the New Year special (if not both, haha). Else the Christmas postage rush could be a bit of bother.

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  4. Hi Renu,do these boxes ship to India? Out of all the international boxes you have subscribed to which one would you recommend ?

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    1. Hi Abha, Yes, all of them ship worldwide, which is how I got them. As for recommendations, it depends... if you want more skin care, or more lip-oriented makeup, or East Asian products... there's something for everyone! If you wait till mid-December, I'll share the names of 19 beauty boxes that ship worldwide, along with cost, how-to-order, number and type of products and plenty of other details :)

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  5. A lot of great stuff in this box. I am thinking of signing up for this subscription (or asking for it for Christmas) I love pumpkin. I'd be interested how the mask would be. Thanks for sharing!

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    1. It's only $22 delivered, and they're having a special design for Christmas! I've just paid for mine :D Make sure you mention that Renu of My Beauty Junction sent you!

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    1. It is! And quite a nice deal for $22 including postage!

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  7. Hey, just sent my request. Mentioned ur name and blog

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    1. Hi Dela - thanks so much! Do keep watching out for my reviews of other international beauty boxes from time to time. (Is Dela your real name? Could you PM/Tweet/email me so I can tell the Glamabox people to show you some love?)

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    2. Sent u a msg! Thanks.

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  8. Hi Renu! i also just sent my request while mentioning your name and blog!

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