Jolie Box December

Right on the heels on the post about Glossy Box, here’s a post on December’s Jolie Box – the first since it was bought out by the American Birchbox Company. The Jolie Box name remains, but as you can see from below – Birchbox has it’s presence!

The December box comes in a cute gold and white chevron print and has a party theme… but what’s inside?!

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Like Glossy Box, it’s a little bit of a mix. There’s a pretty pigment/loose shadow from Bella Pierre and a shimmering pink nail colour from Color Club. A decent sized shower gel sample from Natural Honey and a lip balm/gloss from I Love… all these are good!

There’s YET ANOTHER sample of Olay Regenerist, now don’t get me wrong – I am a big Olay fan, but these little red tubes have popped up everywhere! There’s a fragrance sample which I thought looked like a tequila sample when I first saw it… although I guess that fits the party theme?! It’s not actually tequila, it’s ‘the oldest Spanish perfume’ and apparently a ‘renowned crowd pleaser for men and women alike’!

There’s also two sachets of Doctor Duve Lifting and Firming Hand & Decollete Cream – I’m not a fan of sample sachets of skincare. Size-wise, the sample of Olay is far preferable as gives you enough to at least form a first impressions opinion, but I don’t think a sachet is enough to do that – so for me, it wouldn’t be enough to tempt me to go and explore a product or brand further.

Again, in my view it’s another good, but mixed box – with some gems in there (the nail colour, bella pierre shimmer powder and the lip balm/gloss) and some ‘meh’ products (the fragrance and the sachets).

What do you think of the December Joliebox contents?

PR sample.



  1. Electric Daisies
    December 20, 2012 / 10:35 am

    I really like the I Love… products, I have a lip balm from there which smells gorgeous! And what a nice little addition with the chocolate! OX

  2. December 20, 2012 / 12:08 pm

    I think there’s some really nice products like the polish is gorgeous but im not sure, i think Joliebox have gone down hill a bit, their boxes use to be so much better x

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