Hey Beauty and Subscription Box Lovers! These are the subscription box products I received and tested this week. These are my honest opinions and suggestions. I have linked where you can buy the products if you so choose. I hope you learn more about the products subscription boxes offer. I really enjoy testing these products. Let me know what you think in the comments below!

PRODUCT TESTING: 

Murad Essential-C Day Moisture SPF 30 ($60)

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I received this product in my Spring BeautyCon BFF Box. I love vitamin C moisturizers in the morning. They really wake up my skin. I have heard so many amazing things about Murad products and I was excited to try this moisturizer. However, it is just okay to me and I don’t think it is worth $60. It has a very herbal citrus scent which I don’t mind. It sunk into the skin quickly, but it does leave my skin feeling a bit sticky. You can definitely tell it has sunscreen in it. I wouldn’t repurchase because I wasn’t wowed by it.

Rating: 

3bulbs

Repurchase:

NoJust okay

Miracle Peel Microdermabrasion Mitt ($14)

 

I received this product in my April 2016 Orglamix Box. I was totally unsure how this mitt was going to work. It feels a little cheap and the price is definitely too high. However, I did enjoy using the mitt. I wouldn’t say it is anything similar to microdermabrasion. However, it is definitely a more gentle alternative. It works great at scrubbing the skin and removing the dead skin cells. I really like the white buffer side for rinsing the cleanser off. It helped to really foam up my cleanser and work it deep into my pores. The mitt was really easy to use and left my skin feeling so clean and soft. Overall, I really enjoyed this mitt and you can get it much cheaper on Amazon.

Rating: 

3bulbs

Repurchase:

NoPurchase on Amazon because price is too high

Ouidad Wave Create Sea Spray ($26)

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I received this product in my Limited Edition Mother’s Day Glossybox. Yes!! Finally, a sea spray that doesn’t make my hair feel overly crunchy (it really doesn’t make my hair feel crunchy at all). I used this spray in my Beach Waves Tutorial and love how the look turned out. I finally can create amazing beach waves with my stick straight hair. This spray smells exactly like ocean water and added a small amount of texture to my hair. I really felt like I was at the beach when I used this spray. I love it! Note: It won’t give you crazy texture or hold your curls, but it does smell like the beach and helps to mess up your waves.

Rating: 

4bulbs

Repurchase:

Yes

Palladio Brown Curls Rule! Mascara ($10)

 

I received this product in my May 2016 TomBox. I haven’t used a brown mascara in forever! I actually really liked this mascara and it really did hold my lash curl. I had to use a few coats to get my desired lash look. It is definitely a more natural mascara which is great for an everyday look. It was easy to use and didn’t clump or flake on me. I will definitely continue to use this mascara for days I just don’t feel like doing my whole makeup routine.

Rating: 

4bulbs

Repurchase:

NoWon’t use it enough

MDSolarSciences Mineral Moisture Defense SPF for Body ($39)

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I received this product (sample) in 2nd May 2016 Birchbox. Okay, ladies! You need to try this sunscreen ASAP…even if you only try a sample. It is AMAZING and unlike any sunscreen I have ever used. It feels like I am putting velvet on my face and it sinks into the skin lighting fast. It was so easy to apply my makeup on top and I didn’t even realize it was there. So many sunscreens claim they are weightless and you can’t feel them on your skin. However, I can always sort of feel it on my skin until now. This is the only sunscreen I have ever used that you literally can’t feel on you skin. I can’t believe it is SPF 50! It really feels weightless and I can’t describe how amazing it feels to put on. I am shocked and to think I was totally going to give it away. I couldn’t find my normal sunscreen and reached for this one. I am so glad I did because I have been using it every single day! I HIGHLY recommend this sunscreen if you hate that sticky sunscreen feel, especially on your face! I just can’t say enough good things about it! YES! YES! YES! I will most definitely be purchasing the FULL SIZE!!!

Rating: 

5bulbs

Repurchase:

Yes

Tarte Tarteist Lip Crayon in Latergram ($18)

 

I received this product (sample) in my May 2016 Sephora Play Box. I love this lipliner. It was so incredibly easy to apply thanks to the very fine tip. It was creamy but not overly creamy. I love how it lined my lips and I really love the shade. It pairs so well with any lipstick. I also loved how it looked on its own with a little balm applied on top. It is drying as an all over lip color unless you apply a balm. It lasted for a very long time on my lips and I was very pleased with its application. I would definitely consider purchasing the FULL SIZE and more shades.

Rating: 

4bulbs

Repurchase:

Yes

So Susan Lip & Cheek Stain in Hangover ($24.95)

 

I received this product in my May 2016 Lip Monthly Bag. This product is a complete FAIL! Check out my Crap Product post if you want to know why!

Rating: 

1bulb

Repurchase:

NoDidn’t like this at all

Dirty Little Secret Lipstick in Vengeance ($10)

I received this product in my May 2016 Lip Monthly Bag. I am not usually a fan of purple lipsticks. However, this is a wearable purple shade. I actually really liked this lipstick. It was easy to apply and looked great on the lips. It is a tad bit drying but nothing too awful. It wears on the lips a very long time and fades beautifully. I actually was impressed with this lipstick and the price is great. I would definitely consider purchasing more shades in the future.

Rating: 

4bulbs

Repurchase:

Yes

Rituals Cosmetics Shower Foam in Zensation ($15)

Rituals Cosmetics Shower Foam in Zensation

I received this product (sample) in my May 2016 Glossybox. I love Rituals Shower Foams so much. They are some of my ultimate favorite bath products. They foam up and are just so fun to apply. They also don’t strip your skin of moisture and they just feel so luxurious. I really loved the scent of this shower foam. It transported me to a luxurious spa. I really can’t say enough good things about these shower foams. You really must try them. I would definitely repurchase!

Rating: 

5bulbs

Repurchase:

Yes

Talika Photo-Hydra Day ($29)

Talika Photo-Hydra Day

I received this product (sample) in my May 2016 Glossybox. The face cream was really nice. You are supposed to apply it in the morning for a beautiful glow from within. I didn’t notice any extra radiance to my face, but it felt really nice. It sank into the skin quickly and my skin looked very smooth. It was easy to apply my makeup over and I only needed to use a tiny bit. I will definitely continue using it and see if I notice more luminosity to my face. I don’t know if I would purchase it again but I might.

Rating: 

4bulbs

Repurchase:

NoUnsure if it is worth repurchasing

Mother + Made Cera-Cell Facial Moisturizer AM ($17.95) & PM ($17.90)

Mother + Made Cera-Cell Facial Moisturizer AM & PM

I received these products (samples) in my May 2016 Mishibox. These samples are too cute and the packaging is better than most k-beauty samples. I enjoyed the PM moisturizer more than the AM. The AM has SPF and it feels a bit sticky on the face. It also took awhile to sink into the skin. However, the PM moisturizer is awesome. It has small capsules that seem to release extra moisturizers as you rub it into your skin. It is actually quite fun to apply. It sinks into my skin pretty fast and feels great. My skin feels so soft and smooth after applying and it stays that way throughout the night and into the morning. It doesn’t break me out or have a strong scent. Overall, I really like the PM moisturizer. I don’t know if I would repurchase either of the products because I have so many moisturizers right now.

Rating: 

3bulbs

Repurchase:

NoI liked the PM moisturizer but not enough to buy

Secret Key Snail Repairing Sun Cream ($6.97)

Secret Key Snail Repairing Sun Cream

I received this product in my May 2016 Mishibox. I really liked this sunscreen and it is very affordable. I don’t like it as much as MDSolarSciences, but it is still a great sunscreen. It doesn’t feel sticky on the face and it sinks into the skin quickly. My makeup applied very easily on top and I love that it is protecting my skin. I would definitely recommend this sunscreen and would consider repurchasing.

Rating: 

4bulbs

Repurchase:

Yes

D’RAN Wonder Serum for Nourishing & Revitalizing ($38)

D'RAN Wonder Serum for Nourishing & Revitalizing

I received this product in my May 2016 Mishibox. I really enjoyed this serum. You don’t need much at all to cover your entire face and neck. This bottle will most likely last me an entire year. It isn’t a clear serum. It has a milky appearance but applies completely clear on the face. It sinks into the skin very quickly and leaves my skin feeling hydrated and smooth. I also really like the packaging and the pump is so easy to use.  I will definitely continue to use this serum and would consider purchasing it again in the future. It really is a great serum.

Rating: 

4bulbs

Repurchase:

Yes

Skin Ceramic Donkey Milk Celluminator Mask Pack ($3)

 

I received this product in my May 2016 Mishibox. I love sheets masks (and have said that a million times). This sheet mask was just okay. I didn’t hate it, but I didn’t love it either. It is a very wet mask and product kept oozing from the mask. It fit okay but was a little weird around the eyes. It took awhile to rub the product down my neck to keep the mask from dripping. I left it on for 20 minutes and when I took it off, there was still a lot of product leftover. It again took me awhile to pat it into my face. My face was left a bit sticky afterward. My skin did look plump and hydrated. I just don’t think I would purchase this mask again because there are better sheet masks.

Rating: 

3bulbs

Repurchase:

NoI have used better sheet masks

FINAL THOUGHTS: 

I really enjoyed testing the products I received in my subscription boxes. What do you think of the items? Are your opinions the same as mine? Are you picking up any of the products? Let me know in the comments below!

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