Friday, October 20, 2017

Subscriptions

Birchbox: August 2014

For the second month in a row, Birchbox allowed subscribers to pick a sample that would be included in their box. There was also the option to choose a specially curated box, which was a collaboration with The Everygirl. The contents of this special box were not a surprise, so subscribers who chose this box knew exactly what they were …

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Ipsy: August 2014

ipsy: august 2014

This month, Ipsy allowed subscribers to have an early look at glam rooms by doing a number of tasks, including posting to facebook and subscribing to several stylist youtube channels. I begrudgingly did those tasks, but was quick to unsubscribe to the youtube channels. Though it was nice to get a look at my items sooner, I think simply posting …

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Memebox: Superbox #33 Collagen Cosmetics

memebox: superbox #33 collagen cosmetics

Collagen products are known for helping with to minimize the appearance of fine lines and wrinkles. They also help to illuminate the skin, providing firmness and resilience. These products also help to minimize acne scars. I’m starting to see fine lines on my face, so this seemed like a good set of products to help slow the aging process. The Collage …

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Memebox: Superbox #26 Snail 2

memebox: superbox #26 snail 2

I remember the first time I saw a snail product on Memebox’s site. My first thoughts were something along the lines of, “Ewwww! That’s disgusting! I’m not putting that on my face!!” I had no idea how snails were incorporated into beauty products. Did they grind them up and put them in facial cleanser? Would I find juicy bits of …

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Memebox: Luckybox #6

Memebox LuckyBox #6

Luckyboxes are a great introduction to Korean cosmetics and skincare. These boxes are filled with items from previous Memeboxes that were customer favorites. These boxes always provide a great mix of items from the global numbered boxes and special edition boxes. These are also fun for seasoned Memebox veterans because they allow us to get duplicates of some of our …

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Memebox: Superbox #23 Summer Meeting

Memebox Superbox #23 Summer Meeting

Beauty needs during the summer are a little different than other parts of the year, with heat, humidity, and sunshine causing different reactions with my skin. When I saw that Memebox was offering a box curated with summer needs in mind, I was quick to make a purchase. The cost of this box was $32 + $6.99 shipping. About Memebox …

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Ipsy: July 2014

ipsy july 2014

I’ve been subscribed to Ipsy for about six months. Though there have been a few months where I’ve been less than pleased, most months I do get a bag filled with things I will use or am excited to try. This month was no different. About Ipsy: Ipsy is a monthly subscription service. Subscribers pay $10 per month for a …

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Memebox: Superbox #25 Foot Care

Memebox Superbox #25 FootCare

My feet always seem to need some sort of care. It seems that no matter what I do, my heels are always dry and cracking. My cuticles are either growing halfway up my toenails or cracked and bleeding. I also love to forego socks in summertime, so sandals and other shoes are occasionally stinky! When Memebox offered their first foot care …

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Memebox: Scentbox #3 Grapefruit

Memebox Scentbox Grapefruit

Oddly enough, the grapefruit box was the one I was least excited about when placing my order for the Scentbox bundle. After working my way through each box and sampling the items included, this box turned out to be my favorite. About Memebox Global: Memebox is not a typical subscription service, with multiple boxes released each month and no obligation …

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Memebox: Scentbox #2 Baby Powder

Memebox Scentbox Baby Powder

Of the initial scentboxes that Memebox offered, the baby powder box was the one I was most excited about. About Memebox Global: Memebox is not a typical subscription service, with multiple boxes released each month and no obligation to purchase. The boxes released vary, from numbered global boxes to special edition and themed boxes. Prices vary based upon the box …

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