Wednesday, November 27, 2013

More Reasons to Love Beauty Box 5: Namely the November Box (Review)

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Beauty Box 5 is a wonderful monthly beauty box subscription that never disappoints. For the monthly fee of $12.00 you receive 5 cosmetic samples (both full size and deluxe samples). Among the brands that Beauty Box 5 works with: Aveno, BECCA, Be A Bombshell, Bellapierre Cosmetics, Blinc Cosmetics, Ellis Faas, H20+, It's A 10, Jean Pierre Cosmetics, La Fresh, Makeup Geek, NUBAR, NuMe, OFRA Cosmetics, Rosebud Perfume Co., Secret, Show Stoppers, Supergoop, Travalo, and TreeHut to name a few.
The November Box features 5 fantastic products, and not a single dud among them! Nothing makes me happier than a beauty box that include products that I will actually use!
Left to Right (clockwise):

1) La Fresh Travel Lite Facial Cleansing Wipes (Retail $19.99 48 count): This deluxe sample contains 8 Wipes (4.75" x 5.75"). They are refreshing and effective, and perfect to carry in your purse.

On the journey of life, we all have baggage (some more than others). Thankfully La Fresh® helps lighten everyone's load. Take these La Fresh Travel Lite™ Facial Cleansing Wipes: they purify, condition & refresh all skin types with the ease of ready-to-use portability.

-Oil-free formula with Vitamin E
-Conditions as it cleanses
-For all skin types
-Aloe vera, cucumber, chamomile, marshmallow & tea plant botanical extracts
-Freshly sealed individual wipe packets

Travel Lite® Promises:
Carry-on friendly — no spills, no leaks
Biodegradable & compostable wet wipes
Made in California using clean, renewable solar energy

Ingredients: Water, Butylene Glycol, Sodium Lauroamphoacetate, Polysorbate 20, Aloe Barbadensis Leaft Extract, Chamomilla Recutita (Matricaria) Flower Extract, Cucumis Sativus (Cucumber) Fruit Extract, Althaea Officinalis Root Extract, Camellia Sinensis Leaf Extract, Tocopheryl Acetate, PEG-40 Hydrogenated Castor Oil, Sorbitol, Citric Acid, Benzyl Alcohol, Iodopropynyl Butylcarbanate, Phenoxyethanol, Fragrance.

2) Aveeno Daily Moisturizing Lotion (Retail $6.99 for 8 oz.): The 1 oz. deluxe sample is perfect to carry in your purse. It has a convenient flip top making it very easy to use. This fragrance free lotion is very moisturizing and perfect for dry itchy winter skin!

This nourishing lotion contains ACTIVE NATURALS® Colloidal Oatmeal blended with rich emollients to moisturize your skin for a full 24 hours. It is clinically proven to improve the health of skin in 1 day with significant improvement in 2 weeks. Formulated to help prevent and protect dry skin, it leaves skin feeling soft, smooth and naturally healthy-looking. It is gentle enough for everyday use, fragrance free, nongreasy, and noncomedogenic. 

Clinically shown to help moisturize and relieve dry skin. ACTIVE NATURALS® Colloidal Oatmeal is the #1 ingredient most trusted and recommended by dermatologists. As a skin protectant active ingredient, oatmeal can help restore skin's normal pH and aid in the maintenance of skin's moisture barrier to prevent and protect dry skin.

3) Swissco Glitter Toe Separator (Retail $2.00): Such a fun way to give yourself a pedicure! These handy little toe separators are as cute as they are useful!

4) Model Co Illusion Lip Pencil ($20.00): This full size lip pencil is a nude lip lovers dream! It is my favorite new nude lip pencil, and I will definitely be buying a replacement once I finish this one!

Enhance and define your lips with ModelCo’s LIP ENHANCER Illusion Lip Liner. This unique skin colour, soft wax pencil allows you to create the perfect pout by giving the illusion of natural, fuller lips. This smart beauty essential, enriched with emollient natural waxes and butters, comes with an inbuilt sharpener for touch-ups on the go.

LIP ENHANCER has been especially formulated with Bees wax, Carnauba wax, Cocoa butter and Shea butter to keep lips nourished, while the skin-coloured pigments naturally enhance the shape of your pout and suits any lipstick colour. 

• Increases your lip shape naturally by giving the illusion of a ‘fuller’ looking lip
• Corrects uneven lines and defines
• Skin-coloured pencil will suit any lipstick shade
• Enriched with natural wax and butters to keep lips nourished
• Inbuilt sharpener for precise application
Model Co Illusion Lip Pencil swatch

5) Nubar Alter Ego Nail Lacquer (Retail $8.00 0.5 fl. oz.): This deluxe sample (.25 fl.oz.) comes in the super fun shade Blondie (a multicolored glitter suspended in a peachy clear base. What makes Nubar Nail Lacquers so special?

In 2000, nubar was founded as the healthy alternative for beautiful nails. After being affected by cancer within his own family, nubar’s creative force, Noubar Abrahamian, was uniquely committed to his role as a pioneer in producing the highest quality nail care products that were free of formaldehyde, toluene, and DBP (phthalate).

You get great nail polish without the dangerous chemicals, what's not to love!
Overall assessment: A great value for a wonderful selection of products. The lip pencil alone makes this a great value because its value exceeds the cost of the box itself!

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