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Beauty Box Five – BB5 – July Box Review By Amber

Beauty Box Five – BB5 – July Box Review

Beauty Box Five  July Box So I thought I’d Give Beauty Box Five a whirl and  see what they are all about. It is $12 a month (+shipping) for 4-5 Monthly samples. You also have the option for a 6 month subscription  for $30. (you will save $6 Dollars or a year for $99. (which will save you $45 Dollars) IF YOU SIGN UP BY AUGUST 31ST YOU WILL RECEIVE YOUR FIRST BEAUTY BOX IN SEPTEMBER.  (The link is over to the right of the blog.) Ok so here is what I got this month Ok so here is the breakdown Jean Pierre Cosmetics Oil absorbing facial tissues  removes shine from your face and Helps prevent blemishes by removing excess oil & impurities full size = $1.99 ( I’m going to guess this is like blotting paper.)  Something I do use from time […]

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Outside the Box: Julep Maven August – Boho Glam by Fran

Outside the Box: Julep Maven August – Boho Glam

Outside the Box: Julep Maven August – Boho Glam Ok, I’ve mentioned a couple of times my romance with nail colour.  Julep is a fantastic subscription program which allows the selection of one of several ‘styles’ via profile questions, but also allows you to vary accordingly if certain colours of the month aren’t to your liking. Julep has also started delving into non-polish products for those who want a bit more than colour.  August saw the release of  9 new colours better know as The Garden Party Collection. I’m officially a Boho Glam Maven but I’ve been known to wander and choose from different collections.  This month I stuck with the profile  and along with the beautiful Francis -a gorgeous soft celery green crème, I received Lois – a stunning shimmering dusty rose frost AND the non-polish product of the month Double Step Foot Treatment and Friction Stick.  […]

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Outside The Box: Beauty Box 5 – July Edition By Fran

Outside The Box: Beauty Box 5 – July Edition

I subscribe to an assortment of subscription boxes and Beauty Box 5 is one of them. The price point ($12 plus free shipping/deals for quarterly/annual subscriptions) is reasonable for a monthly sampler but historically, it’s not usually loaded with deluxe samples, more of the pouch/packet variety. This box however, was a nice surprise. First up a Foot Smoother by Every Beauty. It’s a dual sided dermabrasion sponge that removes rough, dry skin from feet, elbows, knees and can be used wet or dry. Looks very cool and I’m looking forward to giving my heels a once over. The value on this item is $8.99. Another full size item in the box is the Be A Bombshell Lip Gloss in All Dolled Up. It has a super pretty sparkle and claims sheer to full coverage in a few coats. Not sure about […]

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Outside the Box: eBeauty Summer Bag By Fran

Outside the Box: eBeauty Summer Bag

Outside the Box: eBeauty Summer Bag I loooove the internet, I find the most fantastic things.  In a recent adventure I came across www.ebeauty.ca they have some fantastic deals on brand name beauty goodies as well as ….wait for it….a seasonal glam bag.  Of course I had to have one and it arrived today.  This is a first impression of the contents since obviously I haven’t had a chance to really try anything.  Hopefully a more in depth review of the contents will follow after I’ve had some time to ‘play’ with everything. For $29.99 I received 14 products and a cute toiletry bag, a pretty good price point to be able to sample a lot of different goodies at once. First up are  the Katy Perry “Sweetie  Pie” Lashes ($8) with adhesive. I must admit I don’t use false eyelashes, […]

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Unmentionably Cheeky – New 2nd Month Review By Amber

Unmentionably Cheeky - New 2nd Month Review By Amber

2nd month with UmCheeky 3 pairs a month for $8 use code SUMMER (Free shipping Canada and USA or $5 world wide) !!  If you are interested there is a sign up box to the right hand side of the blog. This is the packaging it came in , which is great its discreet and  fits in my mail slot! And inside here is the way it was packaged Hello Purple again! Let me start with saying sizing of these are for me perfect After opening this seal I was a tad unexcited to see it looked like last months but in a different color mix.  Here is what I received By themselves..  This is more a Pink then what my camera is showing I do REALLY like this panty so another color isn’t a let down. this color almost matches […]

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First Impression: Beach Tonic Dry Body Oil by Julep By Fran

First Impression: Beach Tonic Dry Body Oil by Julep

First Impression: Beach Tonic Dry Body Oil by Julep My name is Fran and I’m addicted to nail polish. Being addicted to polish it made sense to subscribe to Julep.  They have exclusive colours and ship monthly sets based upon your profile etc. You can also order from the menu so to speak each month at a discount if you’re a Julep Maven (member). I’m not going to get too in-depth into the Julep service or their polish products this time, but let’s just say I have a fairly large collection from them already. The last few months they have been getting more and more into beauty products as opposed to just polish.  This wandering from the polish is ok for me because their non-polish products have been great thus far. The Beach Tonic Dry Body Oil from last month […]

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