Last week we showed you the beauty sample box subscription services of Australia and the USA, and now it is time for the UK. In my opinion the UK offering of beauty box services are very similar to Australia, in that the services are very similar in what they offer and the way they work.

If you are new to beauty sample boxes, visit our Australia post to learn about what they are.

 

Glossybox

The UK version of Glossybox sends a mix of 5 luxury miniatures from high-end and well-known beauty brands.

Price: £10 per month plus £2.95 postage & handling

Brands: Abahna, Ahava, All For Eve, Alterna, Arbonne, Batiste Dry Shampoo, Bio Effect, Bio Nova, Blink & Go, Daniel Sandler Cosmetics, Dead Sea Spa Magik, Dermalogica, Etro, Green People, HD Brows, Illamasqua, Inlight, Kimia, KMS California, Leighton Denny, L’Oreal Professionnel, LP Skin Therapy, Mama Mio Skincare, Margaret Dabbs London, Mary Greenwell, Murad, Rock Cosmetics, Nouveau Lashes, Nuxe, OPI, Philip Kingsley, Rahua, Rebel Nails, Rouge Bunny Rouge, Robert Piguet, SilDerm, StriVecten, Stila Cosmetics, Ultrasun, Weleda, Xen-Tan.

Packaging: A pink hard board box with discreet logo placement on the lid, goods wrapped in tissue paper and a ribbon. Great for reusing as storage or as packaging for gifts.

Special Offers: Gift subscriptions are available in 3 month, 6 month and 12 month lots. If you purchase 12 months for £110 you only pay for 11 months.

FeelUnique.com Beauty Box

Created by online beauty store, Feel Unique, the Beauty Box service sends 5 deluxe beauty samples from a variety of brands they stock.

Price: £9.95 per month (including delivery)

Brands: New Cid Cosmetics, Redken, Xen-Tan, Decleor, Bliss, KMS California, Crabtree & Evelyn, Nuxe, Ella Bache, Tigi, Caudalíe, Jemma Kidd Make Up School, Gatineau Paris, Thalgo, Philip Kingsley.

Packaging: A branded black hard board box with goods wrapped in tissue paper. Great for reusing as storage.

Special Offers: A 12 months subscription is available for £109.45 (including delivery), which means you only pay for 11 months.

Latest In Beauty

Latest In Beauty offer three types of services. First, Little Luxury Box is a small box of beauty sample sachets that you select from a recommended list. The other two services are much similar to their competitors. Luxury Samples is a box you build yourself with deluxe or travel size samples which vary in price. Lastly they offer Themed Boxes which are released 6 times per year.

Price: Little Luxury Box is £1 (including delivery), Luxury Samples varies based on your selection of samples, and Themed Boxes very between release but at time of publishing the current one cost £4.95 (plus £3.95 shipping).

Brands: Estée Lauder, Olay, DKNY, L’Occitane, John Frieda, Vichy, Elemis, Hugo Boss, La Roche-Posay, Max Factor, Dove, Richard Ward, Nivea.

Packaging: Only the Themed Boxes are shown to come in a pink hard board box with discreet logo placement on the lid. Great for reusing as storage.

Special Offers: None at this time.

JolieBox

Formally known as Boudoir Privé, who recently joined with leading French service JolieBox to relaunch JolieBox UK. They send 5 to 6 deluxe beauty samples from a range of well-known and boutique beauty brands.

Price: £10 per month plus £2.95 postage & handling

Brands: Agent Provocateur, Babor, Bloom Teas, Cargo, Cetuem, Colbert MD, Dead Sea Spa Magik, Etat Libre d’Orange, Jane Iredale, Korres, Leonor Greyl, Macadamia Natural Oil, Mai Couture, Mémo, Olavie, Rahua, RMK, Rose & Co, Sachajuan, StudioMakeup, Tropic, Vinies Ayurveda’s Soul, Yok-ka, Zoya.

Packaging: A branded hard board box great for reusing as storage.

Special Offers: None at this time.

Amarya

The Amarya Beauty Box service sends a mix of full-sized and sample size natural and organic beauty products.

Price: £10 per month or £120 yearly membership (including delivery)

Brands: Dr Hauschka, Neom Luxury Organics, Inika, Santaverde, Madara Eco Cosmetics, REN, Trilogy.

Packaging: A white hard board box with discreet logo on the lid, great for reusing as storage.

Special Offers: With their Tell A Friend offer, if you sign up and a friend signs up noting you as the referrer, you both score an extra month FREE.

Carmine

The Carmine beauty box give you 5 deluxe beauty miniatures from a mix of local and international brands.

Price: £10 per month plus £2.75 postage & handling

Brands: My Face Cosmetics, Caudalíe, Daniel Sandler Cosmetics, The Balm Cosmetics, New Cid Cosmetics, KMS California, Japonesque, Weleda, Benito Brow Bar, Institut Esthederm, Neom Luxury Organics, Dainty Doll.

Packaging: A branded black hard board box, great for reusing as storage.

Special Offers: If you purchase a 12 month membership for £110 you only pay for 11 months.

Do you subscribe to any beauty sample boxes? What are your thoughts on this services? Let me know by commenting below!

 

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