April’s Beauty Boxes An In Depth Look at Allure, FabFitFun, ipsy, and Sephora's Beauty Boxes for April

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FabFitFun Box

My love for beauty boxes has been well-documented on this blog!  In fact, I keep finding blogs listing great boxes from which to choose and I want more!!  However, I am very satisfied with what I have delivered to my home each month.  Each package is like a little surprise and it’s fun to try different products.  Let’s dive in!

Allure Beauty Box
#TheBeautyBox

Allure Beauty Box

Contents

Ahava Mineral Body Lotion
Dr. Brandt PoreDermabrasion Pore Perfecting Exfoliator
Skin & Co Roma Truffle Therapy Eye Concentrate
The BrowGal by Tonya Crooks Highlighter Pencil in O2
Laritzy Lip Pencil in Cabernet

FabFitFun Box (Spring Box)
(This Box is Received Quarterly)

FabFitFun Box

FabFitFun Box Contents

Contents

Gypsy05 Roundie Blanket
MILLY Zip Pouch
Emerald Duv Joshua Tree Cage Bracelet
Deborah Lippman Nail Polish Set
REALHER Lip Kit in Deep Nude
Dr. Brandt Microdermabrasion Age Defying Exfoliator
Briogeo Rosarco Milk Reparative Leave-In Conditioning Spray
Nature’s Bounty Hair Skin & Nails Vitamins

ipsy Glam Bag
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ipsy Glam Bag

Contents

MicaBeauty Highlighting Powder in Shade #3
EM Cosmetic Illustrative Eyeliner Brush Tip
touch in SOL No Poreblem! Primer
Hanalei Aloe Soothing Gel
Ciate London Mini Bamboo Bronzer in Star Island

Play! by Sephora
#SephoraPlay

Sephora Beauty Box

Contents

Peter Thomas Roth Water Drench Hyaluronic Cloud Creme
Philosophy Made Simple Face Cleanser
SmashBox Iconic Photo Finish Foundation Primer
Make Up Forever Aqua XL Eye Pencil Waterproof Eyeliner
Sephora Collection Waterproof Eye Makeup Remover
Miu Miu L’Eau Bleue (Fragrance)

April Beauty Boxes

Glitter Everywhere! Meet One of This Season's Hottest Trends

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VS LotionOne of this season’s hottest trends is glitter, everywhere, especially in makeup, but also, all over the body.  Allure magazine asserts that glitter will become your new best friend this season!  In fact, Huda Kattan, the founder of Huda Beauty, had the following to say about the glitter trend, “It’s going to be less of a trend and more of a necessity. It’s just something that every woman is going to be getting into in some way, shape, or form. We see it on nails and hair on social media, but it’s going to make its way to the average woman, because I see normal women who don’t usually play with makeup squealing when they see glitter.” (If you would like to read more about Allure‘s hottest trend predictions, click here for the full article).

I chose to showcase the above-pictured Victoria’s Secret Shimmer Lotion because it is not so overtly “glittery”.  While full-on glitter may be on trend right now, it may be too much for everyday life.  However, these lotions from Victoria’s Secret strike that perfect balance between glitter and glow.  It’s great for both the office and a night out.  You can choose how much that you want to apply on your skin.  As you can see, they come in a variety of scents.  I chose these three:  Amber Romance, Pure Seduction, and Love Spell.  All of the various scents were wonderful, these were just the ones that appealed to me most.

Regardless of how you apply this season’s glitter trend (and if you do), I hope that you do it in a way that fits you best.  I am hoping that I present a modified version of the glitter trend so that everyone may feel like that can participate in this fun trend without being too over the top (if that’s not your style).

For more information on this trend, visit Marie Claire‘s website here.