Saturday, November 25, 2017

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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Review: Oleavine Beauty Konjac Sponge

Oleavine Beauty Konjac Facial Sponge

In my quest for better skin, I’ve tried a lot of different things–from creams and scrubs to masks and serums. I have never, however, tried a sponge that wasn’t harsh and scratchy. (I’ll admit to being a fan of the Buf-Puf back in the day.) Recently, I’ve come to realize that harsh things only make my things worse, and aren’t the answer …

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Review: Adovia Natural Facial Moisturizer #moisturizer

Adovia Mineral Skin Care Moisturizer

If you’ve been following my blog for very long, you know that I’m a product junkie, especially where skincare is concerned. I use a lot of products and like to try out different things. I stay on the lookout for products that are made with naturally derived ingredients, as I feel these products tend to work better for me. Just like …

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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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The Lust List: BH Cosmetics

the lust list: bh cosmetics

I don’t have tons of things from BH Cosmetics, but I’ve really enjoyed the things that I’ve been able to try. I have a couple of their eyeshadow palettes and find that the color payout is excellent, especially when you consider the cost. This is another company that makes very budget-friendly products without sacrificing quality. They also tend to always have …

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My Head Itches!

Shea Moisture African Black Soap Hair Masque

Of all the minor issues and annoyances I have, I would say that my scalp problems are the most irritating. I’ve struggled with a scaly, itchy scalp since childhood. I remembered being scared because my head would itch all the time; I always feared I had head lice. When head check days would happen at school, I would squeeze my eyes shut …

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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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