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Pumpkin Spice MeeBox: Swatches, Nail Art and Review

According to my social media feed, the season of the pumpkin spice latte has begun. I wouldn't know, I don't drink coffee! I also never had pumpkin spiced anything so you might begin to sense I'm a little behind on the subject. However, my new MeeBox has arrived and with a little help from Google I am now in the loop! The Pumpkin Spice box has you ready for Autumn with three gorgeous shades and a stamping set full of nature and food inspired images and adorable phrases. Let's have a look!

Furious filer MeeBox ambassador pumpkin spice nail subscription box

Leighton Denny 'Venus Desire'*

Leighton Denny swatch Venus desire bronze shimmer

My favourite polish from the mix! It's opaque in 2 coats and it's packed full of beautiful gold/bronze shimmer. Shown here without a top coat.

C&E 'Clementine/Mandarine'*

Crabtree & Evelyn C&E Mandarine clementine orange swatch shimmer

With a theme like Pumpkin Spice I just had to prepare myself for the possibility of an orange polish and here it is! Thankfully it's leaning slightly towards red and it has a pretty orange shimmer running through it. The formula was spot on and here I'm wearing 2 coats. No, I'm not converted, orange remains my least favourite shade but I can't deny this is a lovely polish. 

Lauren B Beauty 'Nude No.1'*


Lauren b beauty nude no.1 swatch furious filer

The formula was a little sheer so I needed 3 coats for a full coverage. The shade is really pretty and all 3 layers surprisingly dried really fast. It's a very pretty warm shade of nude. Shown here without a top coat.

Bundle Monster Monocle XL Stamper and Scraper*


Bundle monster clear monocle XL stamper scraper review

What a treat this is! The see-through stamper makes it so easy to apply your designs exactly where you want them and, depending on your nail length, you could probably stamp a few nails in one go. The stamper is huge and it does its job well. It's 4cm in diameter and it's rather on the firm side. My nails are very curved but I prefer firm stampers as sometimes the very squishy ones distort the image for me. I love that it also comes with a protective cap to keep the silicone scratch and tear-free. The scraper is firm so it holds its shape well but it's also easy to use. I also noticed that the pattern on it doesn't immediately dissolve once it's been cleaned with a nail polish remover which is a bonus. 

Bundle Monster BM-S207 plate*

Bundle monster BM-s207 stamping plate review Autumn

It's a square 5,5cm x 5,5 cm plate. It features all sorts of items that just scream Autumn! I think my favourite has to be the cute phrases like 'Fuzzy Sweaters' and 'Hot Cocoa'. It just makes me want to wrap up in a blanket by the fire. Or your know, the TV, in my case! The plate was really easy to use and even the tiny writing and images transferred well.

Nail Art

As I said before, I had a little research session on the whole pumpkin spice thing to get some inspiration for my designs. Let me tell you, some of the things I saw, I wish I could unsee. It turned out you can literally 'pumpkin spice' anything from all different kinds of food to things that a) are not appropriate to mention on this blog, b) no one needs, and c) just no, k?

Coffee pumpkin spice latte nail art orange furious filer

For those exact reasons I decided to focus on coffee, literally! One of the phrases on the stamping plate says 'Pumpkin Latte' which gave me an idea to draw an actual coffee cup. I used all 3 shades and since the Bundle Monster stamper is see through, it was easy to place the words exactly where I wanted them.

Pumpkin latte nail art furious filer macro orange Starbucks

The polishes in this box are not strictly speaking stamping polishes but the orange and brown transferred the image well when stamped over Lauren B Beauty 'Nude No.1'*. I used Leighton Denny 'Venus Desire'* and Crabtree & Evelyn 'Clementine/Mandarine'* to pick up the plate's pattern and created a fun double stamping design. The polishes give a delicate outline which I think works great for this look. 

Fall Autumn nails BM-s207 double stamping furious filer

Did you catch my coffee drag marble design from yesterday? I used all of these polishes too and you can check it out the post here if you missed it.

coffee drag marble nail art pumpkin latte furious filer

So what do you think about the box? I think all the shades and tools work amazing with the theme. Even if you're not into pumpkin spice things, this box is perfect for a fall manicure. You can find out all about MeeBox and subscribe on their website. See you soon! Xx

4 comments

  1. Love your post Marta and the nail art is incredible yet again. That drag marble is literally goals. I need to suss stamping though as I couldn't get it to work at all. It seems I've met my Achilles heel of nail art techniques.
    Vicky xx
    @thepolishlist

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    1. Thank you :) Oh no, have you tried stamping before? I remember the first time I used it I literally warned to cry but I got there in the end! Xx

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  2. Wow, the box is to die for. I've never even heard of those nail polish brands! And the colors are amazing for the autumn. I liked the plate too. And your swatches are awesome!

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    1. Isn't it amazing?! That's exactly what I thought. Thank you:)

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