April 2013 – Heather N King

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The following information has been provided by Nouveau Cheap:

Is the Beauty Box available at Target stores?
The Beauty Box will only be available online via our Facebook sign up application.  Stores will not have them available.

What’s in the Beauty Box?
The Beauty Box contains select samples from some of our beauty brands. Each box will include five premium samples from select skincare, beauty and nail products. The Beauty Box will not contain a beauty bag, but the box is reusable.

Will the Beauty Box contain the same products as past beauty bags?
The Beauty Box by Target program is a different program than the beauty bags, and the products you will receive are also completely different.

How much does Beauty Box cost?
The Beauty Box by Target price of $5 includes shipping and tax.

Where can I find the Beauty Box?
The Beauty Box sign up form can be found here – the link is both mobile and desktop-compatible. There are 20,000 Beauty Boxes available.

How long will the Beauty Box be available for purchase?
The Beauty Box will be available while supply lasts.

What is the process for ordering?
Guests can purchase a Beauty Box from this link: http://tgt.biz/TargetBeautyBox – Upon order completion, an email will be sent to acknowledge each order request, including an order/confirmation number.

When will Beauty Boxes arrive?
The Beauty Boxes should arrive at their destinations in 4-6 weeks from the sign up period. They will be shipped via USPS. Tracking information is not available.

Will there be future Beauty Boxes?
The Beauty Box is a test – the more excitement and feedback we receive, the greater likelihood that we’ll be offering one in the future.

Guest privacy is very important to us; we will not sell your information to other parties. For more information regarding our privacy policy.

 There are only 20,000 boxes available! If you want one, do not delay!

GLOSSYBOX April 2013

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     Another box full of goodies from GLOSSYBOX  this month. Let’s jump right in, shall we?

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     Alterna Haircare Bamboo Style Boho Waves Tousled Texture Mist is among my box full of goodies this month. Although I’m sporting a super short ‘do these days, I can still benefit from a texturizing mist that will keep my hair from looking so flat and boring.

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     Believie it or not, but I used to be platinum blond off and on for about a decade. One of my favorite hair care lines was “Dumb Blond” by TIGI. Although, I’m very familiar with their haircare, I’ve never tried their makeup. GLOSSYBOX sent me a baked blush in the shade “Brilliance”. Looking forward to trying this out.

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     Wash With Joe Coffee Mint Invigorating Bodywash? Hmmm. Sounds yummy… smells delicious. It reminds me more of chocolate mint. Looking forward to trying this out. Love being introduced to brands I’ve not heard of before. icon_smile-1224983

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     One can never have too many lip balms. The Honest Co. organic lip balm in “Purely Simple” has no fragrance and is packed with healthy organic oils. I just know my lips are gonna love this!

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     Oh, thank you GLOSSYBOX  for pampering me with Bvlgari! A white tea bag for my bath? Yes, please! When the dogs, kitty and boyfriend are snoozing, I’m going to steal away to the bathtub for some precious ME time.

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     In a recent GLOSSYBOX, a sample of the luxury day cream from Le Metier De Beaute was included. I was happy to see it again. The full size prize for this decadent skincare is $225. On the back of this postcard along with the sample is a special promo code that allows GLOSSYBOX members to get this cream at a discounted  price. $150 for a day cream is still a little rich for my blood; however, it’s still a nice gesture on their behalf.

     All in all this is somewhat “small” box compared to previous boxes I have received from them. But as always the overall value of this month’s box ( approximately $54!) is greater than the cost of the monthly subscription fee of $21.

     Is this GLOSSYBOX worth subscribing to? Absolutely!

     To learn more about GLOSSYBOX, click here.

Do you have a subscription to GLOSSYBOX? Which items would you like to see reviews on? I would love to hear from you. Please comment and subscribe.

Eat healthy. Drink lots of water and get lots of sleep.

Until later,

Heather N King

Colgate Optic White Regimen Review

     Influenster sent me the Colgate Optic White Regimen for free so that I could test it out and review it. Watch the video above to see what I think.

     To learn more about Influenster: http://www.Influsenster.com

The following items are discussed in this video:

– Colgate Optic White Toothpaste

– Colgate Optic White Mouthwash

– Colgate Optic White Toothbrush

This is not a sponsored video. These items were sent to me for consideration from Influenster.com; however, I was not financially compensated. I have given my honest opinions.

Whip Hand Cosmetics Loose Pigment Eyeshadow Camo Collection

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     Whip Hand Cosmetics Loose Pigment Eyeshadow Camo Collection has been on my wishlist for a while. I finally stopped procrastinating and picked it up. If you are not familiar with Beauty Army or Whip Hand Cosmetics, allow me to make a quick introduction.

      Beauty Army is one of many beauty subscription box services that has popped up recently. What sets this  service apart from others is that for $12 a month, you can CHOOSE the items that you want to try. You actually decide and know which goodies you will be sampling every month. If the current month’s selections do not appeal to you, you can skip that month without cancelling or getting charged.

     It is through Beauty Army that I learned about Whip Hand Cosmetics. I even posted a video about my first impression of Whip Hand Cosmetics in October 2012. If you want to check that out, I’ve queued the video to start at that exact point: http://youtu.be/W3zA_TSXam4?t=7m4s

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     If you haven’t heard of Whip Hand Cosmetics it is most likely because they are an independent makeup company based in Detroit and founded by makeup artist Riese Lauriat. To spread the word about their great makeup for pros and novices alike, Whip Hand has made four  limited edition shades of deluxe size samples of their gorgeous loose pigment eyeshadows available exclusively at Beauty Army.

     Their deluxe size samples made exclusively for Beauty Army are rather impressive. Don’t let the tiny size fool you; that’s $4 worth of product in there! I liked their deluxe sizes so much that I originally planned on purchasing the full sizes. They retail individually for $14. But then they released a limited edition keepsake tin that contained all four shades – FULL SIZES! The collector’s edition keepsake tin houses the limited edition shades Locked & Loaded, Green Beret, Special Forces, and Medal of Honor.

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      As always I am sucker for great packaging! It’s really impressive how much thought and care Whip Hand Cosmetics has put into the packaging and presentation of their products. I don’t know why I waited so long to add this to my collection. The price is really quite excellent at $42. When you break down the math that means the full size loose pigment eyeshadows are only $10.50 each (normally priced $14 individually) and the keepsake tin is FREE! Another bonus is that there is still room left over to keep a few other things inside of it. An eyeshadow base or eyeshadow primer maybe?

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     As usual my amateur photographs do not do this product justice. It is really a great ensemble! I will do swatches in a separate blog post to keep this from turning into a novel.

     Whip Hand Cosmetics Loose Pigment Eyeshadow Camo Collection is available exclusively at Beauty Army and retails for $42.

     To learn more about Whip Hand Cosmetics, please visit http://www.WhipHandCosmetics.com

What do you think of this limited edition collection? Are you going to pick it up before it’s gone? I would love to hear from you! Comment and subscribe!

Eat healthy. Drink lots of water, and get lots of sleep.

Until later,

Heather N King