You Beauty Discovery box – January edition

So I bit the bullet and subscribed to You Beauty Discovery – a monthly subscription at £6.95 per month. Simply choose 2 of the 7 products shortlisted that month and receive your box with some extra goodies! You can check out their website here.

Inside: The organic pharmacy face mask, sanctuary spa reverse body resurface & refine ultra polish, age defy moisturiser, BBQ popchips

So after much deliberation, I settled with The Organic Pharmacy Face Mask and Sanctuary Spa Reverse Body Resurface & Refine Ultra Polish. I chose these products because I particularly want to target my skin and as I have no sort of skin care regime as of yet – hopefully testing these brands will lead me in the right direction!

The Organic Pharmacy Face Mask

I have the honey and jasmine mask which retails at £35.99 for a 40ml tube, which you can purchase at any good department stores. This face mask includes the ingredients: Rose hip, Shea butter, honey, jasmine and aloe just to name a few! I was quite excited to try out this product because the texture is quite creamy and smelt so good. I applied the face mask to my skin fairly liberally and massaged it into my skin; I mainly targeted the t-zone area as this is the area I personally want to improve. After 10-15 mins I removed the product using warm water – it advises you to use a muslin cloth – and my skin felt incredible after. My skin feels smooth and so revived. I would recommend leaving the product on for a bit longer and massaging it throughout the 10-15 mins to really work it into the skin. Definitely considering purchasing this!

Sanctuary Spa Reverse Body Resurface & Refine Ultra Polish 

I was looking forward to using this product because I am a big fan of Sanctuary Spa products, they all smell so incredibly good and leave my skin so soft! This product retails at £12.00 for a 200ml tube and is available in Boots. The ingredients included are citrus based but it has such a fresh smell that isn’t over powering at all! This polish was voted Best Body Polish in Harper’s Bazaar Beauty Hot 100 – all the more reason to try it!! I have fairly rough elbows and stubborn dry skin and this products claims that you can achieve “radiant looking skin in an instant with our most powerful scrub”. The big difference I noticed with the product was the texture; the particles are extremely fine as opposed to other scrubs currently on the market and this made it a lot less painful.. To apply this product, you simply massage into damp skin in a circular motion and then rinse – simple! I have used this product a couple times and I have noticed that my skin is beginning to feel much softer – Amazing product once again Sanctuary Spa!

Can’t wait to find out what Februarys products will be! Are you guys subscribed with a similar subscription? Can you recommend any products to put together a skin regime? Let me know 🙂

Hope you have a fab weekend!



  1. January 17, 2014 / 10:21 pm

    Ooo I've never heard of this one before! And I've never done a subscription either. I use Garnier & Soap and Glory for my skincare! xx

  2. Emily Allen
    January 17, 2014 / 10:33 pm

    I've never heard of this beauty box before but I love the idea of being able to pick what you want as the not knowing what you're going to get with glossybox, birchbox etc has always put me off, I really love the sound of the Sanctuary Polish, may have to pick it up from Boots next time I'm in x


  3. Kelly Morrison
    January 17, 2014 / 10:56 pm

    I did a post on this month's youbeauty box too! I love how cheap it is compared to other beauty boxes and that we can choose which products we'll receive, less chance of being disappointed then! 🙂

  4. January 17, 2014 / 11:06 pm

    This looks amazing!!! I love that you can pick what you want and it looks so nicely packaged as well!
    Definitely try out some Liz Earle skin care, it's changed my skin dramatically!!! Xxx

  5. January 18, 2014 / 12:38 am

    This is such a great idea – I love that you're able to choose the products you're interested in, and it'll be lovely to receive a little beauty box in the post every month!


  6. January 18, 2014 / 9:08 am

    That brilliant! I love that you can pick whatever you want to try :)The Organic Pharmacy Face Mask sounds absolutely amazing 🙂

  7. Everygoodthingblog by Melissa
    January 18, 2014 / 4:33 pm

    I've never subscribed to a beauty box, but I would definitely love to. The Honey and Jasmine Mask sounds amazing, I may have to go find it! And the bbq pop chips are my absolute favorite!!!

  8. Sirine GH
    January 18, 2014 / 7:02 pm

    Great post ^_^

  9. kirsty thompson
    January 19, 2014 / 11:56 am

    Never heard of this before! great post x

  10. January 19, 2014 / 1:53 pm

    Not bad, these contents! I used to be subscribed to the Belgian Deauty box, but then I moved abroad and cancelled it. At the moment I'm not getting any beauty boxes anymore.

  11. Kirsty Smith
    January 19, 2014 / 3:53 pm

    nominated you for a Liebstaer award, check out my last post x

  12. The Beautiful Cloud
    January 19, 2014 / 8:09 pm

    Love this post!!! I have been trying to look for Beauty boxes that I can subscribe to that delivers to Ireland! HOpefully this one will! 😛 hehehe thank you!

  13. Rebecca Fraser
    January 28, 2014 / 12:46 pm

    Love this idea! I'm going to take a look! x

  14. August 27, 2015 / 10:27 pm

    Thanks for share this info, because it is so useful for me, if you have more time, please visit me back.

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