Review : May JolieBox

Hi all :) I hope that you've been making the most of this lovely sunshine that we've been having. I've been stuck in work so am missing out on it :(

My JolieBox review is late again, this seems to be becoming the norm for me! It arrived while I was in London and I was too excited to let you all know about the event before posting this up.

contents of the May 2012 JolieBox - blog review including thoughts, swatches and estimate value

The theme for this box is JolieBox in bloom. The box gives us the opportunity to mix a little flower power and plant-based products into our beauty routine. 

The contents...
 TALIKA Eye Therapy Patch 1 pair
 TALIKA Eye Therapy Patch 1 pair value approx £5.08

JolieBox say : This reusable patch for the under eye instantly smooth's the area using extracts of Safflower, Avocado and Rosehip.

I say : I'm very intrigued by this. I haven't opened my pack yet as I'm worried it will dry out and want to save it for when I can get the maximum usage out of it. It claims to erase the signs of fatigue and the wrinkles of the eye contour in 30 minutes flat. We should get a minimum of three uses out of this. I will let you know how I get on with it.

 Essential Care Organic Rose Moisturiser 15ml

JolieBox say : A light-textured facial moisturiser with the rehydrating benefits of organic rose. For all skin types.

I say : The day cream that I'm currently using has just run out so this is perfect timing. I like the rose smell so am more than happy with this. The scent is very strong on initial application which may put some people off, however, the scent doesn't linger. This absorbs into the skin quickly and doesn't leave it feeling greasy.

 Essential Care Organic Rose Moisturiser 15ml

 RMK Make Up Base 15ml
 RMK Make Up Base 15ml value approx £14

JolieBox say : This make up base primes the surface of the skin, adds moisture with Shea Butter and provides the perfect fit for foundation.

I say : I've never tried any RMK products before and am quite excited to try this. I always like to try out different primers and this sample should last a long time as you don't need to use much. I think products like this are great to include in these boxes.

China Glaze Professional Nail Lacquer in Love Marilyn 14ml (full size)

JolieBox say : Give your nails a burst of flower power colour with this long lasting, chip resistant and nail hardening polish.

I say : Another brand that I've never tried and a full size! The only downside is that I can't decide if I find this nail polish hideously tacky or kinda cute. It may sit on my shelf until Christmas time!
China Glaze Professional Nail Lacquer in Love Marilyn 14ml (full size)
The coverage is great for a glitter polish, three coats and it can be worn without a base colour.
China Glaze Professional Nail Lacquer in Love Marilyn swatches on nails

Overall Verdict:

  • The total box value is approximately £33.48 - the £30 - £35 mark seems to be becoming quite average for JolieBox, which in my books is great value for money
  • We received one full size product and three sample size products, all of the samples are great sizes and will get a fair trial
  • Most items in the box will be suitable to everyone
Next month's box is the special birthday box containing some favourite French Brands SUPER EXCITED!!

Do you subscribe to JolieBox? If so what was the stand out product for you this month? What colour nail varnish did you receive?


  1. Yes definitely a Christmas polish :D xx

    1. I just hope that I remember that I have it come Christmas! x

  2. This looks like a lovely box :)

    Nafisah xo

  3. I got the eye patch too, and I'm looking forward to using it, but they have to be on for 30 minutes so I am going to have to find a day where I don't have to rush out! xo

    1. I'm really looking forward to them but like you am struggling to find a spare half hour x

  4. love it. love it. love it.

    wonderful blog girl! can't wait to read more. :)

    love, rach.


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