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Unboxing February’s Pip Box

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Our February box is all about self-love. We have some exciting new and well-known brands inside this box as well as some up and coming indie brands. Our goal for 2021 is to continue to introduce subscribers to new brands who are both growing and global and I think that is something we have really achieved with the February box.

February’s box is worth over £53 and we have 4 new brands and 1 previously featured. All the treats in the box have been chosen with self-love in mind, which we think is especially important right now. So, whether you’re spending valentines virtually with your friends, at home on a lockdown date or chilling in front of the TV this lineup is sure to make you look and feel your best.

Without further ado, let’s get into The Self Love Edit…

Lime Crime Velvetines Red Matte Lipstick RRP £10

The Velvetines Liquid Lipstick collection was created and inspired by their founder’s favorite flower, a red rose. The liquid formula easily glides on your lips and dries down to a soft matte finish with a creamy, velvety texture – similar to the petal of a rose.

They a wide variety of bold, beautiful shades in either a matte or metallic finish, we opted for the Red Matte finish in your February box.

lime crime matte liquid lipstick in red

Apply your favorite lip balm 15 minutes before wear for nourishing application and longer-lasting quality and then layer on your liquid lipstick. The formula is touch proof and kiss proof so you won’t need to keep reapplying throughout the day.

Founded by makeup visionary Doe Deere in 2008, they’re known for creating colorful trends and innovations that have taken the industry by storm. Certified vegan and cruelty-free brand by both PETA and Leaping Bunny, their makeup and all of its ingredients are never tested on animals.

Phase Zero Making Moves Blusher RRP £21

phase zero making moves blusher

Phase Zero, previously featured in a 2020 box, make beauty products that are uncomplicated, rich in pigments, contain clean ingredients and come in shades that you’ll reach for every day.

Enhance your natural radiance with Phase Zero’s cruelty free, vegan friendly blushers. Their silky smooth formulation is subtle and buildable, blending seamlessly onto your skin for natural-looking colour.

There are 5 shades to choose from and we opted for the shade Making Moves in your box. Making Moves is a tanned pink-peach shade. The formula is buttery and has a slight sheen to give you the perfect flush of colour.

For a smooth, even result, add a little product to a blush brush and run it up to the cheekbone. Or if you want to create a gentle burst of colour, dip the brush into the product, then apply to the apple of each cheek.

Beauty Bakerie Valentines Mini Flour Powder RRP £9

Next up is another new brand, Beauty Bakerie, their whole range is so cute, it is all focused around baking and the feature in February’s box is their flour powder in Oat, which is their translucent shade making it perfect for any skin tone.

Beauty Bakerie Flour Powder

Their highly sought-after setting powder is finely milled, gluten-free and vegan. It allows you to set your concealer and foundation in place and lasts all day. The colourless formula combats oily skin and doesn’t crease. It’s HD feature noticeably blurs your pores and softens your complexion leaving you with a beautiful, matte finish.

Cashmere Nicole founded Beauty Bakerie in 2011, during a challenging, but successful fight with breast cancer, she became extremely health conscious and research-driven about the products we put in and on our bodies. The Beauty Bakerie brand is a direct reflection of Cashmere’s perseverance and passion for both high quality, healthy ingredients that enhance the beauty in everyone, every day.

Setting powders can be used to ‘bake’ or set your foundation or concealer. Simply use a fluffy brush to apply the powder anywhere you want to set or highlight, leave the powder for a few minutes and then brush away.

Foamie Coconut Shampoo Bar RRP £6.99

Foamie Coconut Shampoo Bar

Another new feature for the Pip Box is eco-friendly brand, Foamie. Their Shake Your Coconuts Shampoo Bar with wheat proteins and coconut for strong, supple hair and additional shine plus your hair will be left with the incredible scent of coconut all day long.

Their products are pH-Balanced and have long-lasting scents that are super gentle on your hair. Their haircare is 100% free from soap and any other nasties such as sulphates, SLS, parabens and alcohol. They are also vegan, cruelty-free and RSPO certified.

Place the shampoo bar under running water and rub between the hands to create a lather. Apply the lather to the hair, from roots to ends. Alternatively, run the shampoo bar directly down the hair. Rinse the hair and hang your shampoo bar up to dry.

FOAMIE launched in Germany in 2018 when a team of beauty enthusiasts came together to re-invent once-loved family favourites. By removing the ‘soap’ and creating a solid cleansing bar the team were able to create a base for all of their products that was perfectly pH-Balanced for your skin and hair.

The Salt Parlour Rose Salt Scrub RRP £6.50

salt parlour salt scrub

The Salt Parlour is another new brand in the box, we’ve selected their calming Rose Salt Scrub. The products contain blended Dead Sea Salt, Pink Himalayan Salt, and Rose Oil to calm and soothe the skin with the addition of fragrant air-dried organic rose petals you’ll be left feeling relaxed and tension-free. This soulful scrubby mix has been perfected with the benefits of deeply moisturising shea butter.

The ingredients are raw, 100% natural, vegan, cruelty-free, and handmade. For best results use this 2-3 times per week anywhere that needs exfoliating.

The Salt Parlour is passionate about creating products that are eco-concious, so all of their scrubs are naturally free from all nasties – no microbeads, parabens, palm oil or petroleum.

Play in Choc Milk Choc Bar RRP £1.69

play in choc chocolate bar

We’ve also included a little bonus treat in this month’s box, a vegan smooth chocolate bar from Play in Choc. The brand is zero-waste and has plastic free packaging. The packaging is 100% recyclable and the chocolate is wrapped in plant based home compostable film.

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