Friday, 17 February 2017

Bellabox Review 'Beauty Inside Out' Plus Bellababy 'The Natural Edition' and A Special Reader Discount Offer for February

February already and another Bellabox and Bellababy to enjoy in this last of the summer weather. (Well, hopefully the good weather continues for a few months along yet.) The theme of this February's Bellabox is 'Beauty Inside Out' and that it is. I was so thrilled to discover two full size makeup products inside this month's parcel, along with an array of other 'me only' delights to enjoy. So much to appreciate!

A new fragrance to enjoy - Bath and Body Works Japanese Cherry Blossom - divine!

Sometimes beauty parcels can be a little hit and miss in that you may not receive an item that you love or you may receive a colour that may not have been your first preference. (Beauty parcels are a fantastic way to try all the goodies out there.) Bellabox totally nailed it for me this month though, with the inclusion of this NYX Baked Blush Illuminator and Bronzer - a fist-pumping perfect for me! Being fair-skinned and having a definite preference for natural palettes in my makeup repertoire, I couldn't have been happier to be the new owner of this delicate pink called Journey. This blusher provides a sheer and luminous finish - luminous being another standout feature I search for in my makeup products. I just love this. (Thank you Bellabox!)

NYX Baked Blush Illuminator plus Bronzer in Journey can be applied wet or dry. 6.5gm RRP $11.95 at Priceline.

The next full-sized goody in February's Bellabox, was the Majic Beauty Eye Majic shadow. Did you know there was such a thing as instant eyeshadow? Seriously, what a great concept! To use this product, just apply the Eye Majic wand directly to the eyelid with a firm pressure. Your eye makeup transfers from the wand onto your lid flawlessly and in an instant. Again, my parcel contained a fantastic neutral shade which was ideal for me. Majic Beauty Eye Majic comes in a two pack for RRP $2.99 and is available from Majic Beauty. Worth a try? Yes!

My third bestie this month - the Bath and Body Works Japanese Cherry Blossom Mini Mist. I am not entirely sure how this product came to be classed as a mini as it's quite huge at 88ml. I want to toss this in my handbag, but seriously, that thing is getting so overloaded with my 'can't-leave-home-withouts!' This will just have to languish in my makeup bag where the sight of it will prompt me to wear it daily.

Just recently I realised I had ceased to wear perfumes on a daily basis. (I happened to be out on a walk and was struck by just how many women I passed along the way, were wearing stunning signature fragrances.) Quite unlike me! I used to be an avid fragrance wearer.

How did this happen?! Why save fragrances for special occasions only?

I have since been actively spraying myself for a little personal boost each day. It's working; I feel flash again! This pretty Cherry Blossom fragrance is worth its ample weight. (It's a pretty package too, don't you think?) 236ml RRP $26 available at Chadstone Shopping Centre and Pacific Fair Shopping Centre.

I am always on the lookout for a daily sunscreen for my face that provides high sun protection and makes an excellent makeup base in its own right. I'd say this pocket-friendly sample size of Neutrogena Ultra Sheer Sunscreen Lotion SPF50 Plus is all this and some. This product is very light weight and soothing with a non-greasy matte finish. It's quite perfect and with 4 hours water resistance, I will be purchasing this mini again in its full-size. (85ml RRP $14.99 available at Priceline and Chemist Warehouse.) It's on my shopping list already.

Samples, samples, samples! Find a couple of Avon sachets from their Anew range in this month's Bellabox. These are from Avon's first ever pre anti-aging skin care range. At this stage I have not tried them but they do sound good, with promises to target up to nine years of micro damage. Skin goals here I come!

Tea always goes down well in our home. I look forward to trying this Twinings of London Morning Tea. ('Beauty inside out' remember?!) This weekend, I shall plan to wake myself gently with a fancy brunch and a hot cup of breakfast tea before I depart my bed. The teas from this range are available in 4 limited edition designs by inspiring Australian women: Nicole Kidman, Carrie Bickmore, Emma Freedman and Samantha Harris. Each design benefits a nominated charity. I'll drink to that! (Great little handbag or lunchbox additions too.)

Finally, two products that I already use and love made their way into the February edition of Bellabox: Klorane Shampoo With Quinine and B Vitamins and Klorane's Conditioner With Pomegranate. Both products are designed to restore volume and thickness as well as strengthen hair keratin. These little French lovelies come highly recommended. Klorane Shampoo is available at Priceline and Chemist Warehouse in a 200ml size for RRP $13.95.

Six Little Hearts readers - try your first Bellabox for just $10! 
Grab your chance to redeem a great discounted beauty parcel delivered to your door.

For Mums with young ones, Try Bellabox's Bellababy. This is a parcel of treats compiled especially for a special pair and is definitely something to look forward to each month in the post.

This February's edition of Bellababy is themed 'The Natural Edition.' Inside, find generous samples of Divine Baby, Baby Bliss Massage Oil, Surf Life Saving Sunscreen Kids Zero Roll On SPF50 Plus, Tooshies by Tom Pure Baby Wipes and Sebamed Baby Lotion. For mums, discover samples of Lekure Cosmetics Body and Skin Range, Iris Practice Mummy Me Time, Belle Botanicals Lip Balm and Earth Mumma Pit Paste. (A natural deodorant.)

Bellabox Bellababy subscriptions are priced at $24.95 per month, (shipping is free) and offer great value for money. They're also a convenient way to stock up on essentials. Alternatively, you can save money by opting for a yearly plan at a discounted $19.92 per month. There are gift subscription options available too.

Six Little Hearts readers can receive $5 off their first month's Bellababy parcel. 

You'll only pay $19.95 for a load of goodies similar to these, delivered direct to your home!
If you know someone who would love to hear about either of these offers, please share this post with them. x

*Disclosure: Six Little Hearts was gifted the featured boxes in exchange for this review.
All opinions expressed are those of the author and are genuine.


  1. I have to admit that your first line confused me - I looked out of the window and it certainly isn't summer weather here! Then I realised you are in Australia... you lucky thing! Please send the lovely weather over here! I do love the idea of monthly beauty boxes, a little treat to yourself and need to look into them! Sim xx

  2. Ooh I am loving the make-up in this months box. I am just a little bit jealous I would love one of these boxes #weekendblogshare x

  3. lovely box! I love the NYX blush!

  4. So many good products! I wish we could get it here.

  5. So many beautoful goodies ! this box has a great value !

  6. The NYX Baked Blush looks so pretty! What a fantastic box!

    Di from Max The Unicorn

  7. This was such an awesome box this month and the NYX blush was definitely the winning product :) x

  8. Both of these boxes look awesome. I used to subscribe to Bellabox many moons ago but gave up when I was overrun with samples. Pretty envious of the NYX blush tho - that looks divine!


  9. Lovely selection this month Jody - that NYX blush was an absolute bonus! xxx

  10. What a perfect to spoil yourself, with a bella box. Also thinking I should take a look at an Avon catalogue, it's been such a long time since I've had a flick through :)

  11. What a great BellaBox! I love wearing a fragrance every day too! i don't feel fully dressed without a fragrance!


  12. I have been toying with the idea of subscribing to BellaBox Baby but I wasn't sure if I'd end up with a heap of tiny little samples I wouldn't use or if the samples provided are a decent enough size :)

  13. That blusher looks so pretty. I've never tried one of these monthly boxes but I really want to! Seeing this one has made me want to subscribe. Thanks for joining the #weekendblogshare


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