It is not easy being a beauty blogger on a budget, but the more I see of www.latestinbeauty.com, the more I think it is a brilliant idea for bloggers who want to try the newest beauty products, but finances say nah. As I understand it, you become a member (free), and receive a box of samples every month tailored to you. You do have to text in to receive your box and that costs £1 (to weed out those who try to order hundreds at a time!). I was given a sample box to have a look at (pictured above) and was actually pretty impressed. The contents are:

2 DKNY Delicious Night Body Lotion sachets
2 DKNY Delicious Night Perfume press and pop bubbles (no idea of technical term but think fragrance should be available anyway in these dinky little portions)
La Roche Posay Toleriane Riche 5ml (plus a voucher to receive a travel size product if you complete a La Roche questionnaire)
1 Vial of Prescences de Bach; the fragrances made by the same people that do Bach Flower Remedies.

Samples vary from month to month. Everyone wins – the brands get their samples out to people who really want them (plus there is the obvious added bonus of not having to BEG at counter), and consumers get to trial products without an initial hefty outlay. Nice.

www.latestinbeauty.com

*all products are sent to me as samples from brands and agencies unless otherwise stated. Affiliate links may be used. Posts are not affiliate driven.