So, I received another Beauty Box Five in the mail yesterday. My friend bought me a three month subscription and forgot to cancel it. When I last texted her, she told me that she had canceled it, so I don't really understand why I'm still getting these in the mail, but I'm not opposed to freebies!
BellaPierre Cosmetic Glitters
Be a Bombshell Eye Crayon
Secret Clinical Strength Antiperspirant & Deodorant
Montagne Jeunesse Glacial Cooling Face Mask
Aveeno Positively Nourishing Calming Body Wash
Is it just me or are the contents in this month's Beauty Box Five a little weird? I didn't post about the one I received last month, but I wasn't overly impressed with that one, either.
BellaPierre Cosmetic Glitters- This glitter can be added to makeup you already have to make it more sparkily. It is suggested that it be added loose eye shadows or it can be worn on your cheeks, lips, or put into your hair. I'm not a big fan of this item because I feel like the loose glitter will fall into my eyes if I wear it as shadow. If I put it on my lips, I'll end up eating some of it, and I don't really think I want to put this in my hair, either. Honestly, I don't know what I'll do with it.
Be a Bombshell Eye Crayon- I guess this eye crayon can be used in place of an eye shadow. I got this in a "Well Played" which is a light gold. I swatched it on my skin, and it's difficult to even see it at all. Besides a faint hint of gold, it just blends in. I'll have to actually try it on my eyes and see how it looks there, but I certainly don't want to use an eye crayon on my eye lids that makes them look almost exactly the same as if I didn't use anything at all.
Secret Clinical Strength Antiperspirant & Deodorant- I had to laugh when I saw that this was one of the items, but I'm not going to deny that I will use it and it saved me some $$ because now I don't have to buy another tube of deodorant for awhile. Also, there was a coupon booklet included in the box for another FREE one of these. This deodorant isn't available in stores until January 2014, but I will be using that coupon which is a $7.99 value!
Montagne Jeunesse Glacial Cooling Face Mask- Well, I do love me some sheet masks, so I'm not complaining about receiving this! It's made with "real clay, arctic cloudberry, and red grape" from Scandinavia and it's supposed to clear our your pores. The picture on the front is a little freaky, as it looks kind of like a skeleton with leaves over the eyes...just saying the packaging could be a little better, but mostly I care about the actual product and not what it comes in.
Aveeno Active Naturals Calming Body Wash- The first ingredient in this body was is water and the second is sodium laureth sulfate, there is nothing "natural" about this product. I'll probably still use this body wash, but I try to not always use body wash and shampoo with SLS in it.
Overall: If I had paid the $12 for this box, I would have been disappointed. Yes, the deodorant and the deodorant coupon add up to more than what the box costs, but I just found that the contents were a bit mediocre. Nothing wowed me... In fact, my favorite things were the mask and deodorant (it's pretty sad that the deodorant even made that list).
What is your take on this month's Beauty Box Five?