With July, came the HEAT. Here in Southern Ca, it’s hot hot hot. Actually, it’s hot across the US right now, so I suppose I cant really complain.
I am always excited for the summer bags because I hope for some fun bright gloss or maybe a bright blush or highlighter.
The bag is ok, but I didn’t really like, or get the theme it was promoting, which was Lazy Sunday. That’s not at all what I think about when it comes to mid summer! However, Lazy Beauty, I can get behind! I want out door adventure themes and travel themes, but I digress. Lazy Sunday it is…
Megs– I came home today to a plethora of boxes. Glossy, Ipsy, FitFabFun, and….not to be knocked, my 4pk of replacement blades from Dollar Shave Club. Beauty Army was a pass this month since the sample selection was exactly the same as last month and last month was a lackluster to say the least.
Paige– I love getting the mail mid month! SO many fun things to open! Glossy box is always interesting , and I can never wait to see what I got in my box! It never fails that I get at least one thing I’m stoked about and cant wait to try. It has really curbed my makeup buying habits too, because you never know what your going to get. For the price and value, it cant be beat.
Face Stockholm Eye Pencil
Megs– Nice pencil. Can’t go wrong with eye liner. I love this deep navy color. Goes on nicely, fits in my sharpener (really, that is a make or break for me and you’d be surprised at how many name brand pencils don’t fit into the standard size sharpeners…). The $17.00 listed price is a bit of a shock and if that was actually what I saw it for in the store, I would be looking for another liner. There was nothing $17.00 worth of spectacular about it.
Paige– I agree with Megs, this is not worth $17 to me. Especially since I got the white color, which I never would have bought in the store because for some reason, I get white eye pencils in boxes constantly. However, a friend recently taught me how to use one correctly, so they MIGHT be seeing a little more use from me. It’s not a bad formula though, and seems to blend nicely.
Naked Lips Organic Lip Balm
Megs– I love peppermint lip balm. Burts Bees is my standard go to but this is a nice addition to the pack. Goes on without feeling like you are tearing your lips and as of two hours in, is still nicely moisturizing and I can tell it’s still on.
Paige– My husband and I can’t get enough of peppermint lip balm, it just feels more like it’s working, and I love that this is organic. Feels great going on, not to sticky, and really lightweight.
Hey Honey I Peel Good!
Megs – I’m a fan of this brand. I’ve actually used this exact item before and really like it. It’s supposed to be for skin (you know, like cheeks) but I’ve found that I really like it for my lips. Just a dab and rub it around for a bit really makes them nice and smooth.
Paige– I like this brand as well, but I have never tried it on my lips- I will now though! I did really like it, I like that it’s a fast process, and really easy to achieve results.
Megs – I really like face masks that have the cloth base. I appreciate that the mask doesn’t dry on your face and feel like you’ve lost all ability to move your facial muscles. I put it in the fridge for a bit like the card suggested. It felt great. Cool and a bit tingly. I’m not feeling any huge difference for my ‘mature skin’ but it was an enjoyable 25 minutes (I’m a rebel, yes. I went 5 minutes more than recommended). I have to say that I like the Sephora masks a bit better. They have a lot of variations to choose from and they smell good. (Shameless plug for one of my favorite places to spend money).
Kueshi Anticellulite Booster
Megs– My first thought when I saw this was that the bottle was huge. I have no idea if it works on cellulite like it claims but it smells really nice, feels silky going on, leaves no residue and leaves my skin soft. Other than the fact that I have no idea where I would buy this (hello, Amazon!), I would buy this again
Paige– I was excited to try this, and was REALLY excited to see that it was a HUGE tube. (Like full size huge) It is smooth, and its very creamy and rubs in really well, unfortunately, the smell is not something that I can handle. It smelled a bit mature for what I generally like. Kind of a powdery scent. I prefer flowery or fruity, or none. No smell is always a good thing. I will try this again, in hopes that the smell was not as overpowering as I remember.
Laneige Water Sleeping Mask
Paige– I have actually used this before, I received it in another box. Its an interesting product, although the idea of sleeping with a mask on was unappealing… at first. This stuff soaks in so well, and is so moisturizing. Its an awesome find, and I’m happy to have another little pot of it.
So what did all of you think of the July Glossy Box?