The Full Reveal – the limited edition Female Founders Edit, worth over £270

Zoe Cripps OK! beauty editor

By Zoe Cripps

Zoe is OK! Head Of Beauty and covers celebrity beauty news, product launches and helpful beauty hacks.

We’re excited to unveil our 2024 Female Founders OK! Beauty Box, a limited-edition edit of brilliant beauty products from some of the most empowering women in the industry.

We’ve partnered with 10 top female-founded brands – including Trinny London, Margaret Dabbs and Balance Me – to curate this box of skincare, make-up, body and nail treats that will seriously inspire your beauty routine.

This special edit is worth over £270 in total but it costs just £60 to buy – that’s a saving of over 75% on the products inside.

The Female Founders box is a one-off purchase and once it’s gone it’s gone,

Here’s a closer look at what’s inside The Female Founders Edit…

Trinny London Lip2Cheek in shade Veebee

Full size, RRP £26

A Trinny London best seller, these Lip2Cheek pots are a multitasking make-up must-have, as easy as anything to apply to cheeks and lips using just your fingers.

Trinny has picked this gorgeous sunset coral shade for the Female Founders Box, which adds a natural-looking flush of colour to the skin.

How to use: Apply to the apples of the cheeks and the lips with fingers or a make-up brush.

The benefits:

  • Flattering, suits-all shade.
  • Creamy, blendable and long-lasting.
  • Perfect for popping in your handbag and easy to apply on-the-go.

“When creating Lip2Cheek I wanted something really easy to apply, that you could do anywhere and in shades that were foolproof yet brought a pop of colour to your lips and cheeks. Veebee is our most popular colour and universal flattering shade for every skin tone.” – Trinny Woodall, founder of Trinny London

Bloom & Blossom Get Drenched Hydrating Face & Body Mist

100ml full size, RRP £29

Feel refreshed from head to toe with this cooling mist from Bloom & Blossom. Made with hydrating natural ingredients and with a zingy scent, it’s the perfect pick-me-up when your skin needs a boost.

Use before make-up, after the gym or whenever your face and body is feeling parched.

How to use: Spritz over the face and body whenever you need a boost of hydration.

The benefits:

  • Hydrates, tones, soothes and firms skin.
  • Made from 96% naturally-derived ingredients such as aloe vera and horsetail leaf.
  • Has an uplifting citrus scent.

“Get Drenched came from a personal need – we needed a product that would hydrate, tone, soothe, firm and refresh. It’s great for dry skin, or skin that just needs cooling down and a glow. It’s so easy to apply – just spritz for instant results and go go go. You need this in your life!” – Julia Yule and Christina Moss, co-founders of Bloom & Blossom

Balance Me Super Firming Body Oil

150ml full size, RRP £22

This brilliant body oil was one of Balance Me’s first products, and since then has won a number of awards – and for good reason. It’s a luxurious body product that does more than just nourish the skin – it also firms, tones and smoothes the skin, helping to reduce the appearance of cellulite and keratosis pilaris.

How to use: Warm in the palms of your hands the massage into skin until absorbed. Use morning or night.

The benefits:

  • Rich in skin-boosting fatty acids, vitamins and antioxidants.
  • Helps to reduce the appearance of keratosis pilaris.
  • Energising scent of bergamot, geranium and lavender.

This oil is incredible at helping to smooth and tone the skin all over your body. It smells amazing – like a spa - and is packed with essential oils with properties for balancing, water retention, skin tone and circulation. A real self-care treat!– Clare and Rebecca Hopkins, founders of Balance Me

Nursem Caring Hand Cream

30ml travel size, RRP £5.99

If you haven’t heard of Nursem before, it’s a lovely brand – and this is a lovely product. Seven years in the making, Caring Hand Cream was created with dermatologists to soothe and nourish nurses’ hands, which would become sore and cracked after being washed constantly throughout the day.

How to use: Rub a pea-sized amount into hands after washing and throughout the day.

The benefits:

  • Quickly absorbed.
  • Fragranced with bergamot, petitgrain and grapefruit essential oils.
  • Suitable for sensitive, easily irritated or eczema-prone skin.

“We are the heroes in hand care so we absolutely had to include our bestselling Caring Hand Cream – we want OK! Beauty Box customers to see how great it is! People love the award-winning formula as it’s fast-absorbing and uses naturally derived ingredients to soothe and protect dry and sore hands.” – Antonia Philp, co-founder of Nursem

Skin Alchemists Aromatherapy Pulse Point Oil

10ml full size, RRP £35

Find balance during stressful moments with this soothing aromatherapy oil rollerball. Inspired by traditional herbalist practices of her home country of Saint Lucia, founder Theresa Edward formulated this to give a grounding sense of calm that can be carried in your pocket.

How to use: Apply to pulse points such as the wrists, neck and behind the ears and breathe in deep to experience the full effects of the essential oils.

The benefits:

  • Contains blue tansy to ease anxiety, vetiver to soothe nerves and patchouli to ground the senses.
  • Blended into maracuja oil, which can help to relax muscles and encourage sleep.
  • Handy pocket-sized bottle, perfect for popping in your handbag or using when travelling.

“As a woman and a mum I know how much of everyone else's needs we take on, and so I wanted to share a tool that can be used to balance our senses when we are fighting those internal battles. Use this as a moment of pause, inhale deeply because it smells amazing, and exhale.” – Theresa Edward, founder of Skin Alchemists

Margaret Dabbs London Nourishing Nail & Cuticle Serum Pen

15ml full size, RRP £13

Using a cuticle treatment is one piece of advice that nail experts always recommend, and it couldn’t be easier with this handy pen. Ideal for weak or damaged nails, this non-greasy cream helps to nourish and strengthen them.

How to use: Apply a small amount to the nails and cuticles twice a day, or as often as needed.

The benefits:

  • Hydrates and strengthens nails and cuticles.
  • Contains antibacterial tea tree oil to protect against infection.
  • Pinpoint nib for precise application.

“This is a powerful serum with a unique formulation to help hydrate, strengthen, treat and protect nails and cuticles. It is perfect for people who have thin, fine nails, nails affected by injury, illness and medication, or nails that peel and snag easily. It’s a great handbag essential to keep nails and cuticles conditioned, with visible results after a few applications.” – Margaret Dabbs OBE, founder of Margaret Dabbs London

Guava & Gold Coral Beach Body Lotion

200ml full size, RRP £34

Get transported to tropical climes with this dreamy body cream that has a scent of guava, mango and pineapple combined with ylang-ylang and peaches and cream. The formula is made with shea butter, avocado oil and glycerin to deeply hydrate and smooth dry skin.

How to use: Massage into skin every day until completely absorbed.

The benefits:

  • Leaves skin feeling soft and supple.
  • Luxurious scent inspired by exotic fruit and creamy cocktails.
  • Contains SPF 15.

“If you haven’t used Guava & Gold before, our body lotion is a lovely introduction to the brand. It’s a rich, moisturising and non-greasy formula packed with shea butter that has been wild harvested by a local women’s co-operative in Ghana. I’m delighted it’s being included in this box.” – Clare Price, founder of Guava & Gold

Floss Beauty Eyeliner in Black

Full size, RRP £20

A black liquid liner is a make-up bag staple, and this one from Floss Beauty gives you a precise and flawless flick every time. It applies super-smoothly (no dragging), and lasts all day without smudging, whether you’re wearing it for a business meeting or a night out.

How to use: Keeping your hand steady, draw a line as close to the lash line as possible, as thick or as thin as you like.

The benefits:

  • Smooth velvety formula.
  • Intense black pigment.
  • Easy to use felt-tip pen design.

“This eyeliner is a game-changer. It's not just about the rich colour or the smooth application, it's about how it makes you feel: confident, beautiful and ready to take on the world. Plus its long-lasting formula means one less thing to worry about during a busy day.” – Emily David, founder of Floss Beauty

Dr. Eve_Ryouth Hydration + Protection SPF 15 Day Cream

30ml full size, RRP £59

It’s important to wear a moisturiser containing SPF every day – even when it’s not sunny – to protect skin against the harmful effects of UV rays, and this is an excellent one to add into your daily routine.

How to use: Apply to dry skin as the last step in your morning skincare routine. Wait 15 minutes before sun exposure.

The benefits:

  • Lightweight daily face cream.
  • Contains SPF 15.
  • Suitable for all skin types.

“This day cream actively prevents the appearance of hyperpigmentation and helps to protect skin against UV damage, pollution, and premature ageing. It features a light texture that absorbs quickly to leave a moisturised, soft feel and radiant glow.” – Sara Berg, founder of Dr. Eve_Ryouth

Nails.INC Nail Polish in one of two shades: Life Is Art and You’re A Glazing

14ml full size, RRP £15

You’ll also receive a Nails.INC polish in the Female Founders box, with a lucky dip between two gorgeous shades: Life Is Art, the perfect neutral base, and You’re A Glazing, the brand’s take on the viral ‘glazed doughnut’ nail trend. We love Nails.INC polishes for their smooth and easy application and on-trend shades.

How to use: Apply a base coat first, then apply two coats of the colour polish in your box. Finish with a layer of top coat.

The benefits:

  • Contains a plumping ingredient for an even finish.
  • Extra-wide brush for easy application.
  • Both shades suit all skin tones.

“These two shades are universal for all skin types, which is important for me as being inclusive is core to what we do as a brand. Our polishes are designed with our patented wide hugging brush for easier application, and both shades are fully pigmented and perfectly opaque after two coats.” – Thea Green MBE, founder of Nails.INC

Inside the OK! Beauty Box Female Founders Edit you’ll also receive a voucher to redeem for four copies of OK! Magazine – your me-time must-have read.