By now, we're all familiar with the beauty box concept - essentially, beauty subscription services where you sign up to receive a surprise delivery of sample makeup and skincare products each month.
New to the market is She Said Beauty, which has just announced an extension of its service toBut with Feel Unique failing and Carmine being acquired by Glossybox, this is clearly a competitive market. So what sets She Said Beauty apart?
. I was really impressed with the box I was sent, with three full sized makeup products - a hot pink Filthy Gorgeous nail polish, tinted lip balm by Mischa Barton and a pretty champagne shimmer powder from BellaPierre - along with a small tub of Face and Neck polisher from Bharti Vyas and two sets of sample sachets from Comfort Zone and Erno Laszlo. Oh, and a Lindt chocolate egg, too! Ireland
Well firstly, there's the Online Community. Set up a free account and in 60 seconds you can create your personal beauty profile, including a unique url - you can check mine out here - to review products, comment, interact with other members and more. There's also the Online Beauty Magazine, with daily articles from a range of contributors, from bloggers to industry heavyweights like the Beauty Director of Elle
|Bottom right (l-r): Mischa Barton Luscious Lips in Pink Pop; Bharti Vyas BVM Face & Neck Polisher; Bellapierre Shimmer powder|
And here's my news: I'll also be writing regularly for the Beauty Magazine ( as well as daily here on Fluff and Fripperies and weekly on Beaut.ie)! You can check out my first piece, on the beauty of Irish seaweed products, here - I'd love to know what you think, and to hear your suggestions for the future.
She Said Beauty costs £9 (plus £2.95 p+p) - the Irish rate will be whatever the exchange rate is at that time. If you're interested in checking it out you can sign up here - and to get 25% off the price of your first box, just enter SSB25OFF at the checkout.
So, are you already a beauty box subscriber? Like the idea of this one? Share your thoughts in the comments!