Glossybox review 2021

5 products worth £50, delivered to your door for just £10. But how do they fare?

In a bit of a beauty rut, buying the same boring products time and time again? Glossybox could well be the answer.

Delivering a handful of items to your door, Glossybox promises to broaden your horizons and take you on a journey to colourful, glittering and sweet-smelling places.

After unveiling the pretty packaging, you’ll find something even more exciting than shimmer and glitter: the products themselves.

But is a monthly subscription really worth the money? We tested all five products in The Birthday Edition to find out for you.

Pros

  • Exciting, often new products each time, so you’re unlikely to know the brands.
  • You get more for your money than other subscription boxes on offer.
  • More full-size items larger than other competitor boxes.

Cons

  • No custom options available, despite the ability to create a beauty profile.
  • Some products are not full-size.
  • Some brands are repeated from time to time.

What’s the verdict?

Glossybox is pretty good value for money at just £10 for 5 quality products worth over £50. If you’re looking for some brand new products to shake up your beauty routine, we would recommend subscribing.

The boxes are also slightly larger than many of Glossybox’s competitors, so you can be sure you’re really getting your money’s worth.

Just keep in mind that not all products come as full-size, and on occasion, you may receive products from the same brand that you’ve tried before.

Frequently asked questions

What is Glossybox?

It’s a beauty discovery platform. Every month, you will receive five hand-picked beauty products straight to your doorstep.

How much does a subscription cost?

£10 a month, with a £3.25 postage and packaging fee, or £8.50 a month if you sign up for 12 months.

Do I have to order a box every month?

The 1- and 12-month pay monthly subscription plan is renewed automatically every month until you cancel. If you do wish to cancel, you must do so by the 14th of the month you no longer wish to receive the box.

Any hidden fees?

No hidden fees. The full price at checkout includes postage, packaging and VAT.

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