Tuesday, December 16, 2014

December 2014 BeautyBox 5 Review

My November Box was a little lack luster so I was really hoping for a much better box this time around.  And yes, I giggle at all the "box" jokes that come to mind.

The card that comes in the box telling you about everything.

My 5 goodies

First up I got the facial mist in Rose Bouquet.  It smells a lot like rose water.  Not my favorite scent but still pleasant.  I set this aside for the summer.  I think it will be a nice skin refresher in the Memphis heat.  It's a decent size so it should last a while.  I may even use it on my sheets for a nice relaxing scent.
Jaqua Facial Mist in Rose Bouquet

Next were the nail polish remover pads.  Cute little container with 32 pads that is perfect for travel and I can throw in my bag.  I liked that they are acetone free and you can use them on both natural and artificial nails.
One small pad is supposed to be able to remove nail polish from all 10 nails.
Absolute! New York Nail Polish Remover pads in Lemon

Third was the Juice Beauty Stem Cellular Moisturizer.  I haven't tried this yet.  But it's fruit stem cells and not human stem cells...I wonder if anyone got upset about that.  I was a little bummed I didn't get the 4 shade palette from Coastal Scents that was the other option in this box.  I don't know anyone who did.
Here is what their webpage says about the product: "Moisturize with a proprietary blend of fruit stem cells infused into a Vitamin C, resveratrol-rich grapeseed formula to aggressively firm and reduce the appearance of fine lines and wrinkles. Certified organic, antioxidant-rich ingredients and plant oils hydrate and improve elasticity for lasting, advanced age defy results."
 (from http://www.juicebeauty.com/store/stem-cellular-moisturizer.html)
Juice Beauty Stem Cellular Moisturizer

Fourth was the nail polish.  I'm not really a glitter polish girl so this may end up going to someone else. I think if has been finer glitter particles I may have considered it.  But I'm just not in to this.
Nanacoco Nail Polish in Exotic Blossom

Last was the Lucky Number 6 perfume from Lucky Cosmetics. 
I thought it smelled horrid.  Really musty/musky which I don't like in my perfumes.  But I gave it a shot.   It smells MUCH better when it was on me. It ended up being a really sultry floral scent and even the hubby approved it.
Lucky Number 6 perfume by Lucky Brand

Overall not a bad box.  Things that I'm interested in trying and using.

I did not get compensated for this review. I pay for this service.

Wednesday, December 10, 2014

Busy, Busy

It's been a busy few months working on Granola Strolla.
I've set aside my sewing for a bit even though I'm still sewing for the boys.  In being the face of the company I have also rediscovered my love of makeup.
I'm not sure what the future holds for the blog, but something will happen.