One of the subscription boxes that has been pretty consistent this year in my opinion is Pink Parcel. They always seem to curate a really nice selection of goodies to make your period a more enjoyable time. For the December Pink Parcel they really seemed to have gone all out and curated a pretty great box, despite the fact it does contain a couple of brands that I’m personally a little fed up of seeing in a lot of beauty boxes.
This month we also got a copy of Look magazine too. I never buy magazines myself, so it’s always great to receive a free one that I can flick through at some point.
The December Pink Parcel ‘For You’ box was jam packed as you can see.
Bryt Pink Parcel Socks RRP £9.99 – The first item, that you couldn’t exactly miss, are these pretty pink and grey socks. Created by Pink Parcel as a collaboration with Bryt. The socks feature Pink Parcels signature bow design on them. Comfy and warm, these are sure to be great for the cold winter months. I’ll never know because my teenage daughter pinched these. I never wear socks anyway, so least she can get good use out of them.
The Vintage Cosmetics Company Blemish Wand -RRP £7.50 – I have quite a few pieces in this range so I was thrilled to see this blemish wand, or comedone extractor, as I know this tool by. I do use these tools a lot and have a full kit of them, so I can do extractions without damaging my skin. These tools are fantastic if you use them correctly. This one is made of stainless steel and is a rose gold colour.
Squirrel Sisters Cacao Orange Raw Energy Bar RRP £7.99 for 5 bars – These delicious brownie bars are made from raw cacao and have no added sugar. They are gluten-free, dairy free too. I really liked these, they were really tasty and a lovely chocolate orange taste too. Definitely one of the nicer raw energy bars that I have tried.
Simple Candle Co Christmas Scent Melt ‘Winter Berries’ RRP £1.50 – The first thing I noticed when opening the December Pink Parcel was the heavenly scent that emanated from it. This melt smells AMAZING. Truly a really gorgeous fruity, Christmassy scent. I’m really happy that I got this scent because I love fruity fragrances.
Amie New Leaf Deep Pore Exfoliator RRP £5.95 – This product I kind of felt a bit ‘meh’ about. Purely because I’ve received so so many Amie products in subscription boxes that I am actually sick of seeing them. They are a lovely brand, with lovely products. Just nearly every box seems to have included Amie products over the last few months. I’d like to see something different. This was the 2nd one of these I received in December alone.
Mudmasky Facial Detox Purifying Recovery Mask RRP £24.00 – This is another brand I’m getting a little fed up of seeing. I must have received 4 of these during the last couple of months, at least. I love face masks but it would be nice to see something different. Nothing wrong with the brand or the mask, just it’s getting a little repetitive. This mask will detoxify and refresh your skin and the full size 60ml product will cost you a hefty £62.00.
EDITED** Mudmasky pointed out to me on Instagram that apparently they have only been in Pink Parcel this month and Glossybox half a year ago. It was actually August, they were in the Birthday edition of Glossybox, and that was technically only 4 boxes ago.
To me that still seems like a short space of time. I’m not sure where I gained my other samples from but I have passed two on and am still left with two. So they must have come from somewhere. To be perfectly honest, I was a little annoyed. I pay for this box, in fact I pay for the majority of all my regular subscription boxes with the exception of Little Bit Lavish & DegustaboxUK.
I wasn’t even criticising their product, the mask is lovely although I do think £62.00 for a it, is a bit steep if you are on a tight budget. It’s probably out of many peoples price range.
I do, however, think I should be able to be honest and say if I find getting repeated products, albeit in different boxes, a little monotonous. There are certain products that do the rounds of the beauty boxes and that’s all fine unless you subscribe to them all. As a beauty blogger there’s a high chance that you might. It’s like black eyeliners….they get repeated all the time.
I digress. So yes, I just thought I would edit this in.
Fudge Kitchen Gingerbread Fudge Dipper RRP £16.00 for a slice box – We get two sweet treats this month. The second being this fudge dipper. Dipped in dark chocolate, this handmade gingerbread fudge is sure to take the edge any sweet craving you might have.
Lola’s Apothecary Clementine Calamity RRP £12.00 for 20 teabags – With ingredients such as lemon balm, passion-flower, oat straw and linden flowers, this tea is perfect for when you are stressed. Make a cup, put your feet up and let its relaxing and soothing properties carry your stresses away.
Jewellery Box Bow Earrings (Rose Gold or Silver) RRP £4.05 – Very dainty, pretty bow earrings. You could receive them in either silver or rose gold. Luckily I got sterling silver because that is the only thing I can wear on my skin.
Plus, a whole host of discount codes and offers and of course the little pink information booklet.
Overall Thoughts About The December Pink Parcel
It’s a really great selection of products in the December Pink Parcel. Considering you only pay £10.55 inc p&p for this monthly subscription. You get a heap of fabulous goodies each month to make your period a less crappy time PLUS all your sanitary needs for the month too! The socks alone almost pay for the cost of this months box. I really do think it is exceptional value. I mean, who wouldn’t want to receive a package like this each month?
I do have to say that whilst Amie and Mudmasky are fantastic brands, as I said earlier I am getting a little bored with seeing them repeatedly in beauty boxes lately.
So, I really would like to see some different brands being featured in future boxes so it becomes less repetitive.
WHERE CAN I BUY PINK PARCEL?
Pink Parcel – Website
HOW MUCH DOES PINK PARCEL COST?
Pink Parcel – £10.50 inc p&p – When you subscribe you get your FIRST BOX for only £6.99