Little-Known Box September 2019 - The 'Autumnal Update' Edit*

Little-Known Box are legit one of my fave all time monthly subscription boxes ever in the world. I dabbled with Birchbox & Glossybox back in the day [only lasted about 5 mins with Glossybox tho, at the time I subscribed it was shockingly sh*t] but [like all my relationships, apart from my longest standing one with cheddar] none of them lasted. 

When, later in the same year I think it was [after my Glossy & Birchy relationships were long over] I discovered Little-Known Box, they changed the game for meThat was at least 3 years ago, and I still feel exactly the same to this day. I love their luxury packaging, their ethos, their brands & the dedication they have to sustainable, ethical beauty. They're a beauty box with a difference. A difference it's important to be a part of - swerving animal cruelty, supporting independent brands and keeping things eco-friendly. 

I think that sorta sums up the situation - I'm sure if you read my blog or ever cash me on Twitter / the Gram, you'll have seen me declaring my love for LKB before anyway. So let's crack on & unbox the September Autumnal Updates edit together.

Little-Known Box September 2019 - The 'Autumnal Update' Edit Lovelaughslipstick Blog Review

Little-Known Box September 2019 - The 'Autumnal Update' Edit Lovelaughslipstick Blog Review
Little-Known Box September 2019 - The 'Autumnal Update' Edit Lovelaughslipstick Blog Review
Little-Known Box September 2019 - The 'Autumnal Update' Edit Lovelaughslipstick Blog ReviewLittle-Known Box September 2019 - The 'Autumnal Update' Edit Lovelaughslipstick Blog Review

September's curation is this year's first Autumnal edit [I'm still devoed Summer is over, I can't feign excitement for this time of the year.] So it's one curated to update our makeup bags and revamp our skincare routines ready for the colder seasons. Love the products, love the concept, forever love LKB... hate this time of year 😂

More exciting news for LKB this month, as they welcome another four new brands to the Little-Known Box family. It's great to see them go strength-to-strength having supported them on their journey - and fantastic to be discovering new ethical brands each month via this subscription service. There are so many independent, cruelty-free and sustainable companies out there slaying life... and the majority of these have indeed been brought into my life by LKB.

There's two full sized makeup items in this month's edit - which makes me very very happy. One from Medusa's Makeup [whose makeup I've tried before and loved - big fan of their lip products] and one from newly relaunched brand Julienne [who are a brow-focussed brand with gorgeous packaging that really reminds me of Iconic's.] There are 3 different brow products available in this month's edit - the one you receive will depend on the choices you specified when filling in your sign-up preferences form; but you'll either have received a brow pencil, brow pomade or brow cushion... all of which are so beautifully designed.

Skincare wise, LKB have delivereddddd this month with a gorgeous luxury serum from Skin Chemists [which smells amazing and RRPs at £64!! Making this month's edit INSANELY good value], a Konjac sponge from So Eco and a fun peel-off mask from another new face MayBeauty.

Let's just crack on shall we?

Little-Known Box September 2019 - The 'Autumnal Update' Edit Lovelaughslipstick Blog Review
Little-Known Box September 2019 - The 'Autumnal Update' Edit Lovelaughslipstick Blog Review

So Eco Konjac Sponge, Full Size, RRP £7
www.soinvogue.com

I do actually really love a good Konjac sponge - I love the exfoliating feeling of the fibres on my face and feel like they really do cleanse the skin well. So Eco do, tbh, smash the eco-friendly game right out of the park with their range of brushes & beauty accessories... the sponge itself is 100% biodegradable and sustainable and their packaging is too - even the plastic-y bits and their glue.

I have tried So Eco's products before - I did have that issue with my photos being used on their Insta with no credit & them ignoring me but carrying on posting my stuff without acknowledging my polite messages... but that was the PR company posting on their account and not the brand themselves. And the PR company sent me champagne and flowers to apologise. So all's sweet; haha. I couldn't not mention this here though, cos if you've followed me for a while you might remember this drama & I don't want to look like I've just pure sold out. 

Legit tho - you can't fault So Eco as a brand with their range of products and how everything they produce is made naturally, chemical free and will biodegrade after use, can you? I massively applaud them for that & am excited that LKB now have them as a brand in their repertoire 🙌

Little-Known Box September 2019 - The 'Autumnal Update' Edit Lovelaughslipstick Blog Review
Little-Known Box September 2019 - The 'Autumnal Update' Edit Lovelaughslipstick Blog Review
Little-Known Box September 2019 - The 'Autumnal Update' Edit Lovelaughslipstick Blog Review

Medusa's Makeup Mascara, Full Size, RRP $12
www.medusasmakeup.com

As I mentioned, I really like this brand. I find their products effective, great quality and I really love how fun their designs and packaging are. Especially their lip products... but I mean, look how me this bright pink & gold mascara is?! Branding goalz. 

This lil hun from their range is vegan-friendly, cruelty-free, thickening & waterproof - it has a huge wand [that's what she said, wheeeey] and it's great for grabbing the lashes and pulling product through them. It definitely doesn't leave clumps in its wake - I've been using it quite a lot recently. 

Little-Known Box September 2019 - The 'Autumnal Update' Edit Lovelaughslipstick Blog Review
Little-Known Box September 2019 - The 'Autumnal Update' Edit Lovelaughslipstick Blog Review

MayBeauty Face Mask, Full Size [1 Mask] RRP £8
www.maybeauty.co.uk

WELL. You had me at peel-off, hun. I frigging LOVE peel off masks

I'm 100% trying this mask out this week, as my skin has gone royally to sh*t and I can't cope. It helps remove excess oil & sebum from the complexion [which is pretty much me in a nutshell these days] and removes blackheads and blocked pores. You do have to leave it on for quite a long time, but for me, as long as this experience results in a really satisfying peel-off situation at the end, it isn't an issue!

Little-Known Box September 2019 - The 'Autumnal Update' Edit Lovelaughslipstick Blog Review
Little-Known Box September 2019 - The 'Autumnal Update' Edit Lovelaughslipstick Blog Review

Skin Chemists Facial Serum, Full Size, RRP £64
www.skinchemists.com

CAN'T COPE WITH THAT PRICE TAG VS THE GREAT VALUE THIS MONTH'S EDIT DELIVERS, TBH. Skin Chemists are a beautifully lux [if not a little on the pricey side] skincare brand that I think I've tried before - but this serum is definitely one that's caught my eye & is one I'll remember. 

It smells SO NICE, like I wanna bottle that scent up and have it as home fragrance in every plug-in in me house. This serum balances, nourishes and firms skin; leaving it brighter, tighter and more radiant. Might just soak me entire body in it.

Little-Known Box September 2019 - The 'Autumnal Update' Edit Lovelaughslipstick Blog Review
Little-Known Box September 2019 - The 'Autumnal Update' Edit Lovelaughslipstick Blog Review
Little-Known Box September 2019 - The 'Autumnal Update' Edit Lovelaughslipstick Blog Review
Little-Known Box September 2019 - The 'Autumnal Update' Edit Lovelaughslipstick Blog Review
Little-Known Box September 2019 - The 'Autumnal Update' Edit Lovelaughslipstick Blog Review
Little-Known Box September 2019 - The 'Autumnal Update' Edit Lovelaughslipstick Blog Review

Julienne Eyebrow Product[s] Full Size, RRP £6.99 - £9.99
www.myjulienne.com

You'll get either an Eyebrow Pencil, Brow Pomade or Brow Cushion depending on the beauty preferences you specified when signing up to Little-Known Box

I was so excited upon discovering this gorgeous brand in this month's edit. I'm a big brow product fan, and we've never been treated to something quite like this [in terms of luxury brow pomades and brow cushions] before as subscribers to LKB - I'm legit so excited to see Julienne make their debut!

They've just relaunched their brand [that packaging is everything I'm living for] with a selection of different product types & shades to suit all skin tones and product preferences. All of which are cruelty-free, very reasonably priced and look just like high-end products that sell for at least 3x their value. I love brow pomades for sharp, dramatic and defined brows - so this product is right up my street and for me, the one that made this month's box so bloody good.

Little-Known Box September 2019 - The 'Autumnal Update' Edit Lovelaughslipstick Blog Review
Little-Known Box September 2019 - The 'Autumnal Update' Edit Lovelaughslipstick Blog Review
Little-Known Box September 2019 - The 'Autumnal Update' Edit Lovelaughslipstick Blog Review
Little-Known Box September 2019 - The 'Autumnal Update' Edit Lovelaughslipstick Blog Review

What do you think of this month's curation? Have you tried any of these brands before? Don't forget, if you fancy signing up to Little-Known Box [which I highly recommend] you can use code NEW10 to save 10% on your first order. They also have fab offers on every month where new subscribers will get free gifts and little treats... making this fab service even bloody fabber. If that's even possible!
*Gifted items feature in this post, but all opinions are my own
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