24 May 2013

Lust Have It - May 2013

So I bit the bullet and purchased another yearly subscription after my previous one expired last month, and I'm kind of glad I did. Here's why...


1. TIGI Bed Head Elasticate Strengthening Conditioner 2x10ml & Recharge High-Octane Shine Conditioner 2x10ml (RRP: $25 for 100ml)
Even though these are sachets, I think it's worth squeezing them out into a little plastic travel sized container because there are 20ml of each product all up. Both shampoo and conditioner sound like the right products for my prone-to-breakage, dry damaged hair. So now all I have to do is find some empty travel sized bottles...

2.  Seacret Ocean Mist Body Lotion - full size (RRP: $25 for 100ml)
 To be honest, I had doubts that I'd like the smell of ocean mist after getting a headache from an ocean mist type scent a little while ago. To my surprise, I actually quite like it! It's really fast absorbing and feels quite hydrating. I'm not sure if it'll be hydrating in the long run... time will tell!

3. Nicole by OPI - 2 x Mini Hit-Makers (RRP: $18.95 for a pack of 4)
I actually have these two colours already, so I've thrown them into one of my giveaway prizes. If you haven't entered my giveaway yet, you can do so here.

4. Mik@vonk Auto Eyebrow Pencil - full size (RRP: $10)
I got this in the colour "04 Dark Grey". I was a bit skeptical about this eyebrow pencil matching my brows because it looked so light, but I was pleasantly surprised at how naturally this eyebrow pencil
made my brows look.... But then again, I did just apply this in a room with dim lighting and I'm half blind (more on that on another blog post)... Nevertheless, looking forward to giving this a go tomorrow morning and seeing if I get any weird looks or comments by strangers.

5. Camouflage Colours Lip Gloss in White Cherry - 5ml (RRP: $12.95 for 15ml)
I have a feeling this is going into one of the giveaway prizes. I'm a bit of a lipgloss snob, as I'm not a fan of lipgloss in a squeezey tube such as this. I much prefer ones with a doe tip applicator for some strange reason. Therefore, I'd rather this go to someone who'd appreciate and use it more than me.

According to the LHI card, the selling point of this lip gloss is it's hydration and protection qualities, which seems perfect for the colder weather...

6. Paula's Choice Clear Anti-Redness Exfoliating Scrub - 30ml (RRP: $38 for 118ml)
This claims to prevent breakouts and fade red marks, as well as unclog and shrink enlarged pores. An interesting product that I'm excited to test out.

So that's all that was in my LHI box for the month of May. I actually don't know why I'm sort of happy with this box, despite the sachets and me giving away 1/3 of my box in giveaway prizes. Maybe because two out of six (three if you count nail polish) items were cosmetics? Maybe they're all products people would actually use... unlike green skin crayons in the LHI March box.

What did you get in your LHI box?

13 comments:

  1. Personally, I'm super scared of subscription boxes. Who knows if you get items you don't like? I guess what I'm saying is that as a student with a small makeup collection - I'm not sure it's worth it. But I'm happy that you are finding some good in these boxes! But of course you also seem to have a really nice and complete cosmetics collection. Thanks for the review - I'm actually excited about the exfoliant by Paula's choice. I have bad acne, sigh!

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    1. I had a pretty small makeup collection when I was in high school, and then somewhere along the line it exploded, and now I've got enough to open my own shop. I see subscription boxes as a way to try out new things. Majority of the time, more than half of the brands in these boxes I've never heard of... having said that, it does get a bit annoying when you get getting things you'd never use.

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  2. I have box envy!! Mine definitely was missing some of the better items that you got in your box but I guess that's the risk you take. I have decided to unsubscribe from them now as I keep giving away so many of the items its just not really worth it anymore.

    Kayte @ imminentbeauty.blogspot.com.au

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    1. It definitely sucks when you get one of the crappier boxes that month, as it's happen to me so many times until I've changed my DOB to make me older than I actually am. It's been two months already, and I kind of like the boxes I get now :)

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  3. This months boxes were way better than last! I was really happy with mine too, even though the lipgloss is pure crap (when I win your giveaway you can keep it lol)! My box is different to yours, but I think I'd prefer the two minis to the shatter polish that I got...

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    1. Hahaha noted! I figured it'd go to someone who'd use it instead of staying in a box for the duration of it's rather short life.

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  4. That scrub sounds interesting and something I'd like to try :)
    I don't like squeezy lipglosses either, I just think lipglosses with the applicator looks more classy! xD

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    1. I'm glad I'm not the only one who has a problem with squeezy lipglosses :P

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  5. Looks like you got a good box compared to the one I received.

    Jac x0x

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    1. That sucks that you didn't get a good box :(

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  6. Mine was a little bit different but I was pretty happy with my box too! :)
    xx

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    1. Yaaay! Fingers crossed they keep it up! It's far too early into my new subscription that I regret my decision to resub!

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