Beauty

Septembre: My Little Fashion Box

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London Fashion Week kicked off last Thursday, and just in time the September My Little Box arrived on Friday with a fashion theme, dressing for the season. I say this almost every month, but I think this is my new favourite box theme…

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This month, My Little Box has aimed to provide the Fashion Week essentials – hair spray, red lips, nail decals, glowing skin, AW accessory and even a tipple to enjoy at the after parties! And lucky for me, each item left my eyes growing wider and wider with excitement.

First up: the scarf. It’s from an exclusive collaboration with American Vintage, and features a diamond design with dot details. It’s a gorgeous colour grey, and will look fab with a leather jacket or classic tan Mac when tied or draped around the neck. However, it’s most likely to end up around my head with a turban knot.

I was surprised when I found the wee bottle of Cointreau in the box, but not at all disappointed. Especially when I noticed the booklet of Cointreau Fizz recipes. They look so good and refreshing! While I’d have loved to pop this open to enjoy instantly, I am saving this little bottle for a special occasion, such as Friday. Or should I say Friyay!

The nail decals by alfa.k are a sweet touch, offering easy nail art with the totally on-trend graphic chic style. I think they’ll look best over white nails, and I’m going to save these for a party weekend to make sure the most amount of eyes can see them. And appreciate them, too. (i.e.: make the most of them!)

For this month’s three beauty products we have a La Roche-Posay BB Cream, My Little Beauty rep lip colour and Kérastase styling spray.

I’m excited to see the Kérastase Spray à Porter sample sized bottle in this month’s box because it’s meant to add texture and volume, and also help keep curls in check. All things I like my hair styling products to do. The My Little World magazine also has four braid tutorials, so I’m looking forward to giving those a go with this spray to help. Wish me luck!

When I saw the La Roche-Posay BB Cream my mouth nearly fell open, and my husband let out a laugh. You see, I’d had my eye on this product for a while, and even had it in my hands, debating a purchase, at the airport in Madrid. I didn’t get it that day, but no matter – here it is! I haven’t tried it yet, but I have high hopes for it.

Finally, the Red Dingue lip colour by My Little Beauty. It has a raspberry red hue and if the amount of scrubbing I needed to do to erase the traces of the practice swatch is anything to go by, it’ll have some impressive long-lasting coverage! Fingers crossed it’s not drying, because I’ll be putting this to the test ASAP.

Do you subscribe to My Little Box? What did you think of the fashion edition? Which of these items would you be most excited to try out? x

My Little Box runs on a subscription service and costs £11 per month plus £3.95 P&P. For more info, check out the My Little Box subscription area. 

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