15 June 2012

BellaBox - May 2012

I'm sorry I've been MIA for a while. Had a whole heap of assessments and exams. Just finished my last one today. By last one, I mean last one EVER (I hope)! I will find out in about a month if I will be truly done with university. I can't wait! Now catching up on reviews on my beauty boxes...

BellaBox May edition's theme was Pamper Yourself, Pamper Your Mum. This is what I received in my box:

1. Glamorous Minerals Tube Lip Gloss (RRP: $24.95) - Unfortunately, this lip gloss is not for me. I'm unsure of what the name of the colour is but it's a pinkish brown colour. I cannot stand the smell of this lip gloss, and I hate the packaging - squeezey tube with a brush applicator. It took me so long to try to get any product out. The tube has to be squeezed really tightly for the lip gloss to come through the brush.

2. Savior Faire Lipstick Mini - 408 Unite (RRP: $7.50, $48 for the full-size)
I quite like this lipstick. The texture is creamy and it's quite moisturizing. The colour is reddish-brown (I'm not great at describing colours). I didn't think it'd look great on me, but its close to my lip colour and looks quite naturally on my lips. When applied, it leans towards a matte finish. So lipgloss might be needed if you like a more glossy finish.

3. Sebastian Professional Range - 3 x 10ml satchets of Volupt shampoo, conditioner, and Hydre deep-moisturizing treatment. (RRP: from $34)
Unfortunately, I haven't had the chance to use it yet as I wanted to do a blog post with the packaging in tact first. I'm looking forward to using it though, as I have dry, damaged hair from bleaching and dying frequently.

4. Avene Eau Thermale Eluage Eye Contour Cream - 2ml ($63.95 for 15ml)
Thankfully, I don't get dark circles, puffiness or wrinkles (yet), so I don't really have much use for this product. Will probably off load this to my mum.

5. Avene Eau Thermale Ystheal+ Emulsion - 5ml ($61.95 for 30ml)
This is an anti-aging treatment care for normal and combination skin. According to the box description, this helps to prevent and correct visible signs of physiological and sun-induced skin aging. I'm nearing the age of 22, and I don't use any anti-aging stuff. Now you might be thinking "It's never too early to use anti-aging treatments", but I'd rather use things that my skin requires and responds to now. I like using products that make a visible difference now. And besides, if you take care of your skin by using sun-protection, it should prevent premature aging right? I'm not too sure if I'll be using this product either... I'm quite lazy :P

6. Skin Vitals Hydraflex Face Mask - 25 ml (RRP: $14.99 3x30ml satchets)
This mask is specifically formulated with the latest in multi-peptide technology promoting brighter, firmer and more even toned skin. Finally, a skincare product that interests me! I have not used it yet, as I have been busy with uni work, but I'm looking forward to trying this out. I have acne scars and uneven skin tone. So hopefully this mask will improve my skin condition...

Overall, this box is a bit of a hit and miss for me. There are some products which I love, and some which I don't love as much. But you can't please everybody.

1 comment:

  1. How exciting! I cannot wait till i have finished uni but im only halfway through my degree! Good luck with your results :)