My Little Summer Vibes Box Review – June 2016

My Little Summer Vibes Box - June 2016

 

With Summer finally showing its face and the days becoming warmer, the months My Little Box Edit is as welcome a site as the glorious sunshine!  This month their box has a really sunny theme and has been aptly named My Little Summer Vibes Box to fit in with the fact it is crammed full of summer essentials including holiday fashion and lifestyle accessories, handy beauty treats and hair care along with their monthly magazine – My Little World – to complete your My Little Summer Vibes Box experience!  I adore the concept of My Little Box and always love my monthly treat from Paris with Love, and with a box full of stunning on season treats that encapsulate the Summer sunshine, Junes box looks like another versatile and usable box from one of the most fun and quirky subscription boxes on the market in the UK!  So whether you are enjoying the British sunshine at one of our many Summer Festivals, living it up on the shores of a tropical paradise, or just keeping things basic and camping in a field in the middle of no-where this months My Little Box has something for every Summer occasion!

What’s in the Box?

Price Per Box – £11.00 plus £3.95 P&P

Total Value of Products – £45.40

Last months luxurious offering from My Little Box was an indulgent to brighten up the mixed weather we had during May, so with the sunny days and warmer temperatures I am hoping that this Summer inspired box will give me everything I need to look and feel every bit the Festival Queen this month, even though the closest I am getting to a Festival this year is living just down the road from the world famous Glastonbury!

Your Beauty Treats

My Little Beauty Beach-Hair Sea Salt Spray – Full Size £7.00

My Little Summer Vibes Box Review - June 2016

Looking for those gorgeous loose curls that you only ever get after a day at the beach in the blazing sun even when you don’t have the luxury of the beach and the sunshine?  Well the secret to wavy, surfer-girl hair is just a few casual sprays of this freshly scented sea salt spray from My Little Beauty!  Just spritz it all over your tresses for a perfect beach bum look with minimal effort, and as if making your hair look summer ready in second wasn’t enough, this spray also helps filter out nasty UV rays too, protecting your tresses from heat and UV damage and adding a healthy looking shine too!  I love it when I am on holiday and my hair needs nothing more than a dip in the sea to look great, but as I don’t have the luxury of living somewhere with year long sun and warm sandy beaches, so this sea salt spray is the next best thing!  So now while I am paddling my feet in the sea in Cornwall, my hair will look like I have been sunbathing in the Caribbean!

Too Faced Shadow Insurance in Glitter Glue Deluxe – Full Size £10.00

My Little Summer Vibes Box Review - June 2016

Too Faced Shadow Insurance in Glitter Glue is a colourless cream formula designed to hold loose glitter, pigments and shimmers in place, insuring they won’t come off until you take them off.  An extension of their best-selling Shadow Insurance Eyeshadow Primer range, Glitter Glue Deluxe has been specially formulated to not only lock-down glitter and shimmer pigments, but it also enhances their reflective qualities too, ensuring your peepers really dazzle and you’ll never experience a face full of glitter ever again!  Its easy to apply and has a precision tip to help you apply glitter as a liner as well as an all over glam look!  It gives amazing  long-wearing results that are not crease-proof and fade-proof but waterproof too making this handy tube of Shadow Insurance the only thing you’ll need to keep your summer eye make-up in place no matter what you’re getting up to!  I don’t use much glitter around my eyes purely because I hate the inevitable glitter fallout that comes with it, or the sticky mess you get using eyelash glue to keep the sparkles in place, so this handy sized tube of eye shadow primer is the ideal secret weapon for any girl who loves to get her glitter on and dazzle her days away!

Ciaté® London Mini Paint Pot in Star Gazer – Full Size £6.00

My Little Summer Vibes Box Review - June 2016

Light up your Summer manicure like fireworks in the night sky with this super sparkly nail polish from Ciaté® London!  I am a huge fan of Ciaté® London Nail Polishes and their gorgeous Glitter Paint Pots are so much fun, so I was really excited to see this cute mini polish in my June My Little Box!  Their glitter-filled formula and flat bristle brush gives you a flawless application and a long-lasting, chip-resistant, finish that will leave your nails sparkling like diamonds all summer long, and this slivery glitter shade is the perfect for all the summer fun you have in store this year!  Whether its a fun festival or a party paradise – Star Gazer is a great choice to inject some subtle sparkle in to your summer and makes sure your nails look amazing too!

Your Lifestyle Treats

My Little Box Bikini Lifeguard Swimsuit Pouch – Full Size £6.00

My Little Summer Vibes Box Review - June 2016

Whether you’re holidaying abroad or sticking to the shore of the UK this year, one thing we all need is waterproof pouch to protect our valuables from the sand and salt water that find their way into pretty much every crevice of both you and your beach bag!  So whether you want to keep your iPod and sunglasses protected while keeping your bikini on, or stop your books and magazines soggy when your take it off, this handy little swimsuit pouch is the perfect way to keep things water-tight this summer!  Its a good size, so can easily be used to protect valuables as well as store wet win wear and the cute bikini drawing by My Little Box’s in house artist Kannako gives it a touch of style too!

Girls Just Wanna Have Sun Vest Top – Full Size £15.00

My Little Summer Vibes Box Review - June 2016

Theres nothing that says summer more than a little white vest top teamed with a pair of cut-off denim shorts and a colourful set of flip flops or espadrilles, and this month My Little Box have provided one part of the trinity of summer fashion with a super cute vest top with a fun, summery slogan on the front to really make a fashion statement with out being over the top!  Although it was a little large for me to wear alone, it works well layered with either a bikini or swimsuit or another tighter fitting vest top and the ‘Girls just wanna have Sun’ Motif is ideal for this time of year!  This has to be one of the most usable lifestyle treats I have received from My Little Box in the 9 months I have been a subscriber!  Just love this quirky little vest!

Your Bonus Treats

Kusmi Tea AquaFizz Iced Tea in AquaRosa – Full Size £14.00

My Little Summer Vibes Box Review - June 2016

AquaFizz is a deliciously refreshing way to enjoy Kusmi’s classic tea blends this Summer and with their AquaRosa fruit tea being the perfect choice for a taste of Summer in a glass!  The blend of hibiscus, apple, red fruits, black berries, mulberry leaves and elderflower can be enjoyed hot, like their regular tea blends, but also works as an iced tea too, making it a fruity and refreshing treat on a hot summers day!  I love a good iced tea on a warm Summer evening and this fragrant, fruity blend is a tasty choice whether you’re a tea lover or not!  Theres something quintessentially British about tea, and although I am not a fan of a regular brew, a refreshing hit of iced tea always goes down well with me so it is the perfect finishing touch to this relaxed Summer Vibes Box!

My Verdict

Well what can I say other than I absolutely LOVE this months My Little Box Edit!  It has to be one of the best boxes I have received in the nine months since I first subscribed this box!  I love the theme – Summer Vibes is perfectly timed for the warmer weather we’ve been enjoying this June and the selection of beauty and lifestyle treats gives you everything you need to enjoy these hot, humid days to the maximum!  This months beauty treats will help give your look a little added sparkle with a glitter nail polish from big brand Ciaté® London and a powerful stay-put eye primer that will allow you to get your glitter on with out glitter getting all over you!  The addition of a hair care product is always a welcome sight in a beauty box, and this gorgeous sea salt spray from My Little Beauty gives your hair an instant holiday make over leaving you looking like you’ve been lazing the day away at the beach and swimming in the sea!  I love my holiday hair – the loose curls are so easy to manage and fall so naturally which makes my life so much easier so although nothing creates beach bum hair like a real beach, this handy salt spray does a great job of recreating those coveted curls!  This months lifestyle treats are just as on pointe too with a classic white vest top to wear with your freshly beached out hair, a handy waterproof pouch that can be used to keep wet swimwear safely sealed away after you’ve finished at the beach, or to keep your valuables safe from the sand and surf when they are rattling around your beach bag, and its bright turquoise colour makes it the perfect addition to your holiday packing list!  I have been enjoying wearing my vest top and the cute slogan is 100% true – Girls really do just wanna have Sun right now!  Although I could’ve done with a slightly smaller size, the looser fit makes it good for keeping cool and works really well with a bikini top or crop top underneath for a little layered look which is perfect for the summer heat, and with an extra treat added this month My Little Box are really spoiling you!  The sachet of Kusmi Tea’s AquaFizz Iced Tea is the tasty cherry on top of the Summer Vibes Box cake!  Its fresh, fruity flavour makes it a yummy way to quench your thirst and relax on a warm, sunny day and even non-tea drinkers like myself will enjoy this mouthwatering iced beverage!  Over all this is yet another perfectly put together box from My Little Box and has really helped me get into the right frame of mind for the summer, and cant wait for the sunny weather to be around a little more regularly so I can continue to enjoy the treats in Junes My Little Summer Vibes Box!

My Beauty Favourite

My June Beauty Favourite is the Ciaté® London Mini Paint Pot in Star Gazer, as its the perfect nail polish to add a little bit of sparkle to your summer beauty regime with out having to go for an all out glam look!  Whether you’re a hippy chick going to Glastonbury or a sun seeker heading off to somewhere far, far away, this cute little paint pot of polish is a great little travel companion and Ciaté® London’s long-lasting, chip-resistant formula is exactly what you need when you’re busy enjoying yourself in the sunshine!

For more information about My Little Box visit my ‘Which Subscription Box’ Review and to subscribe to this Box visit their website!

 

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