"Defining Moments" is the theme for the July 2014 Beauty Box Five. Celebrating the events that make you the amazing woman you are today. (Keep reading for a coupon code to try Beauty Box Five at half off at the end of this post.)
Revlon Bold Lacquer Mascara in Blackest Black (Retail $7.99): Okay. I was thrilled with this stuff. I swear, mascara is a difficult make-up item for me and I don't know why. I have recently tried lots of different brands, and it's crazy how different the results are. I basically have no eyelashes, so I need a mascara that will lengthen and volumize. And I like one that doesn't leave me with black all over my eyes at the end of the day. But I don't want it to be waterproof just so it will stay on, because I'd also like to get it off easily enough when I go to bed. (Okay, I'm starting to maybe see why I have such a difficult relationship with mascara.)
ANYWAY, all of that to say that I love this new Revlon stuff! It's perfect. Stays on, no smudging, my eyelashes look long and full, and you can get it at any drugstore for a lot less money than some mascaras. Win.
HASK Argan Oil Intense Deep Conditioning Hair Treatment (Sample size, value $2.49): I'm really into the whole Argan/Moroccan Oil craze right now. I love what it does to my hair and skin in just about any product I've tried and this conditioner is no different. I have thick, does-what-it-wants hair and this conditioning treatment tamed it for a few days. That is a good thing.
Body Drench Candy Licious Lip Balm in Lime Gumdrop (Retail: $3.99): I'm definitely more of a lipstick girl, but I love having lip balms for around the house and going to the beach. This one is amazing. It really stays on and definitely seals in moisture and I love that. Plus it smells heavenly and tastes nearly as good as it smells.
Anna Naturals Glowing Mama Walnut Face & Body Scrub (Sample size, approx. value $3.00): This was probably my favorite thing in the box this month. I like a natural face scrub, but I haven't always been happy with the weird residue some of them leave on my face. This one leaves my skin clean and soft with no icky residue.
Starlooks Lip Liner in Tickle Me Pink (Retail $12.00): Starlooks is an online-only company and I really like their products. They are comparable to beauty counter fare, and the lip pencil is no exception.
The total value of July's Beauty Box is circa $30.00. A monthly subscription to Beauty Box Five costs between $8.25 and $12.00, depending on your subscription plan.
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