Monthly Sub Monday-Glossybox

*This was purchased by me for my own enjoyment. My opinion is my own.*

Glossybox is an awesome monthly sub box. I have been getting it for about 18 months. For $21 a month you get higher end deluxe samples, and full sized items. You can look at past boxes here or here.

Here is their offering for March-

11131841_399565636889636_1423901266_nI received a concealer palette, brow gel,Shea body butter, shampoo and some sample of an uber expensive moisturizer. Let’s check it out!

So Susan Cosmetics Concealer Quad.

11120534_399565563556310_1531493053_nThis mix and match concealer quad has you covered- nomatter your skin tone. The hypo-allergenic formula stars hydrating marula oil, perfectly covering blemishes and minor imperfections. Retails for $30.95.

Modelco More Brows Eyebrow Thickening Gel- Light/Medium.

11094745_399565526889647_1106769787_nAchieve natural looking brows instantly with this quick-dry gel formula that contains hair-like particles to create the appearance of fuller, more even eyebrows. Perfect for women with natually sparse or overplucked brows. More Brows will take you into Brooke Shields territory in seconds. Retails for $18.

Tree Hut Shea Body Butter in Coconut Lime-11128152_399565550222978_1986404865_n

Escape on your very own spring break (tequila not included) with this conditioning body butter, which brings to mind an island getaway. Formulated with coconut and lime extracts, as well as certified organic shea and cocoa butter, this softens dry skin and leaves behind a tropical scent. Full size retails for $7.49. This is a deluxe sample or travel size.

Rich Hair Care Pure Luxury Intense Moisture Shampoo.

“Get rich quick with this shampoo comprised of pro-vitamin b5, aloe vera, extract and avocado oil, which leaves hair feeling like a million dollars. Derivatives of coconut oil help reduce static and ensure hair looks healthy and full of shine. Full size retails for $3.99.”

Orogold Cosmetics – 24k Multi-vitamin Day Moisturizer.

11099794_399565586889641_650187304_n11076101_399565460222987_942476209_n“Inspired by the medicinal benefits of gold throughout history, this luscious day cream contains vitamins, anti-oxidants, and yes, pure 24 karat gold, which works to reduce the signs of aging by plumping and firming the skin. Retail for full size, $178.00.( I recieved two small sample pots.)”

 

I wasn’t really thrilled with this box. Every item was nice, but theyre not thing things I will really use. I will definitely try the expensive cream, but I won’t get too attached since it is so expensive. Most of this will probably be gifted to friends, but I guess that’s not so bad?

Can’t wait to see what is in store for April! Bring it on Glossybox!

 

 

 

 

Redken – For Men Clean Brew Extra Cleansing Shampoo

It turns out a popular men’s beverage contains the perfect ingredients to eliminate extra dirt and oil!  Just when guys thought beer couldn’t get any better…  Redken For Men clean brew extra cleansing shampoo comes to the rescue for a deep clean when it’s needed most, using a premium blend of ingredients found in a traditional brew to help get all the grit out of a man’s hair.lord66com-redken-for-men-clean-brew-extra-cleansing-shampoo

Redken For Men clean brew extra cleansing shampoo contains Redken For Men’s  Anti-Grit Technologyfeaturing a blend of three common ingredients found in beer: malt helps to nourish and condition hair; brewer’s yeast strengthens and builds body; and orange zest purifies for an overall deep clean that eliminates dirt and oil while helping to purify the scalp.  A citrus scent with notes of musk and apple help create a refreshing shower experience for a squeaky-clean feeling.

It’s easy for men’s hair to become extra dirty!  Throughout the course of a day, a guy’s hair can feel weighed down by dirt and oil.  And some styling products can leave a certain amount of residue on the hair.  Clean brew extra cleansing shampoo has a rich, foaming lather that provides the intense clean many of my clients are looking for on a daily basis but doesn’t dry out the hair or scalp.” says Jenny Balding, Redken For Men Consultant.

Wash away everything that comes with a rough day of work or play with Redken For Men clean brew extra cleansing shampoo.  Give your hair all the benefits of a refreshing beer without going near the bar!

 

*Courtesy of Beautypress.com*

Monthly Sub Monday- Wantable Jewelry Box

*This was purchased by me, for my own enjoyment. My opinion is my own.*

I am seriously loving the Wantable jewelry subscription box. They are hitting it out of the park lately. This months box blew my socks off, and you will see why.

I got a ring, a pair of earrings, and 2 necklaces. Everything is in gold, and I love it all.

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Aren’t these gorgeous? The lacy design, the dangle. They are a bold earring, without being too large. I love them! I have worn them a few times, with the necklace I am about to show you.

MAINE NECKLACE

qkeftls3o0aargruxbmv11086990_398032937042906_670091527_nThis necklace has everything. Sparkles from the beadwork to give it a bit of a delicate feel. The polished stone gives it a natural feel. The chains hanging down give it a bit of an edge. It is very long, (I had to shorten the chain to make it work on my mannequin.) Here is a bit of closer up look of the beadwork.11096836_398032887042911_2034480474_nI love it! I used to make jewelry, so I know the time it took to hand bead and wire this baby together. I am totally impressed and excited to keep this in my jewelry collection.

JILLIAN RING GOLD (size 7) lk2z0go85x4w6petdng6This ring is super cute. The stone is probably glass, but still has a natural feel to it. The sizing says it is a 7, but it doesn’t fit any of my fingers exactly right.11117481_398032767042923_628914484_nIt’s a very delicate, and sweet little ring. It looks very nice with the other pieces I got.

DOLLY NECKLACE IN GOLDmfnetws2edfvphtljvwwI love the combination of the gold beads and the stone in this one. It is fun!

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11125606_398032967042903_1615006504_nThe little stones remind me a bit of jade. They’re polished and lay so nicely on the neck. This one is a bit on the shorter side, (maybe 18 inches?) but it is so adorable and looks great in anything from a black tee to a dress.

 

I am REALLY enjoying the Wantable jewelry boxes. Everyone I have gotten has been better than the last. I highly recommend this box if you want good quality costume jewelry, at a very reasonable monthly rate!

This is my personal referral code. If you want to sign up, feel free to use it and I will recieve a $10 credit.

https://www.wantable.com/invites/PYJ7zIlcBSw

Acure Argan Stem Cell + Chorella Growth Factor Night Cream

 

*this sample was sent to me for review. My opinion is my own.”

The title of this one is quite the mouthful huh? I will just call it night cream.

006-2T“Nature’s nocturnal miracle! Age-fighting Argan Stem Cells, shown to help the skin’s natural repair process, firm and moisturize while 2% Chlorella Growth Factor fortifies collagen and elastin fibers. Hydrating Moroccan Argan Oil seals the deal, truly making this nature’s own skin rejuvenating system.
Features

  • Provides targeted nutrition for overnight age defying action
  • Feeds and restores cells
  • High in vegetarian RNA and DNA from organic green algae
  • Great for all skin types
  • Paraben free, Gluten free, Synthetic fragrance free, Silicone free, Phthalate free
  • Fair trade certified ingredients”

Contains:

Organic Curoxidant™ Blend [(Organic Euterpe Oleracea (Acai) Berry, Organic Rubus Fruticosus (Blackberry), Organic Rosa Canina (Rosehips), Organic Punica Granatum (Pomegranate), Organic Calendula Officinalis (Calendula), Organic Matricaria Recutita (Chamomile), Fair Trade Organic Aspalanthus Linearis (Rooibos)], Prunus Armeniaca (Apricot Kernel) Oil, Persea Americana (Avocado) Oil, Vegetable Glycerine, Prunus Dulcis (Sweet Almond) Oil, Glyceryl Stearate (Vegetable Derived), Cetyl Alcohol, Simmondsia Chinensis (Jojoba) Oil, Glucose (Sugar), Glucose Oxidase & Lactoperoxidase (Milk & Sugar Enzymes), Organic Chlorella Pyrenoidosa (Chlorella Growth Factor), Organic Oenothera Biennis (Evening Primrose) Oil, Argania Spinosa (Argan) Oil, Hypericum Perforatum (St Johnswort) Oil, Marrubium Vulgare (White Horehound) Stem Cell Culture, Echinacea Stem Cell Culture, Fermented Resveratrol Extract (Probiotic), Organic Argan Oil, CoQ10, Olive Leaf Extract, Argania Spinosa (Argan) Stem Cell Culture, Lavandula Officinalis (Lavender) (Essential) Oil, Citrus Limonium (Lemon) Oil, Xanthan Gum.

This cream is no joke. It is thick, rich and extremely emollient. I only used a little bit and it felt pretty heavy on my face. I put it on before bedtime, and woke up very greasy feeling. I think it might be because of the change in weather. I have to switch moisturizers every summer because everything I use simply melts off in the heat and humidity.

I think this cream would work best in the winter months when the heat is blaring and your skin is extra dry. People with natually dry skin would also greatly benefit from this.

To purchase- check it out here! Acure

 

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