GlossyBox ~ August

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 So I’m normally a total GlossyBox Advocate but this month was so-so. I’ll show you all the products and explain as I go along…

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First off, not totally sure if it’s their fault or mine, but I cancelled my monthly sub (after being billed) and started up a 6-month sub with a discount code they were offering (and used Ebates too for an extra $2.75) So, I contacted them on the 16th and was like “Just wanted to see if you could delay it so I don’t get billed/shipped two of the same boxes…” and didn’t get a response back so I e-mailed again a week later and it had already been shipped. So… I dealt with it and crossed my fingers that I would love the products.

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The theme this month was Bohemian summer, and I really liked their packaging as usual and that they send a card with information on the products.

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So I opened up my box to see a Guess GlossyBox Bag and a 30% coupon. I’m not a huge Guess person, except loving their magazine ads, so perhaps I’ll check it out online. The bag is so-so, I can definitely use it to hold makeup or pens/pencils at work.

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I was happy to see the Sue Devitt product, as I had received a lip/cheek compact from a Shecky’s event last year and really liked it. This one is a Sue Devitt Triple C-Weed Pressed Powder is a high-quality powder used on top of foundation/bb cream to help give the look of flawless skin. It’s a one-color-fits-all and I have a feeling I’ll like it.

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The Novex Brazillian Keratin Care Cream seems like a cool item, as it contains ingredients to help nourish and repair dry or damaged hair. I’ve had good results with other keratin products in the past, so I have my fingers crossed that this works well.

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The Jelly Pong Pong Lip Blush had me really excited, even though I had already received a Pop Beauty Hot Pink Lip Crayon in my July Ipsy Glambag. So, I had my hopes that they would send another color to me.. perhaps a red or coral. Unfortunately not, but I like the product so far, so having 3 of them just gives me a year-long supply!

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Anatomicals Spray Misty For Me Facial Spritz is another so-so product for me. I have received a Juice Beauty Misting Face Spray in a prior Ipsy Glambag, and an Evian Facial Spray in my FabFitFun Box this quarter (review up soon!) and so I don’t have too much of a use for it. At first I thought it was a beachy hair mist, which seems to be a hot product for subscription boxes this summer. This facial mist may have been helpful during the heat wave this year, but right now I have a feeling I’ll barely get through one bottle.

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Now.. onto what I’m most disappointed about: I don’t think I would have minded the double-boxes based on the Lip Blush, Sue Devitt Powder and possibly even the Novex Hair Product, however the final product I got in the box was a ModelCo Dual Eyeshadow.

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Now, if this is the first time I saw/got the product, it wouldn’t be a problem. However, I not only got the ModelCo Eyeshadow in both boxes, instead of the nail polish that everyone else seemed to receive, but I had already received the ModelCo Eyeshadow as a “Special Extra” by using the promo code LOVE when I signed up and got my box in June (review here). It doesn’t seem like I got an ‘extra’ if they’re using it and sending it out as one of the main products in this months box. So yeah, now I have 3 of the same exact dual ModelCo Eyeshadow…. Great.

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Well, I signed up for a 6-month subscription and have 5 months left… I really am hoping that GlossyBox steps up their game for next month and include some good quality and unique products. Fingers crossed….

xo Kenzie

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August Spoiler Alert! Ipsy. GlossyBox and More!

Real quick- here are some spoilers I’ve seen for August boxes!!!

I mean.. if you don’t want to see, cover your eyes! However I am super pumped for all of these!!!

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First up is GlossyBox! I just posted my review on the July GlossyBox a day ago, and was pretty happy with it. Now that i see this spoiler for a Jelly Pong Pong Lip Blush, I’m even more intrigued! Sign up for August’s GlossyBox by using this link so that you too can get this awesome product! Don’t forget JULYMAG for 15% off a sub!

Next up is Ipsy! I HAVE 4 SPOILERS FOR YOU, WOAH!

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Okay so I’m not definite that you’re getting ALL 4 of these products, they may be chosen based on your Ipsy quiz preferences, but they all look good so far! This picture above shows two of the possible items! This silver tube is an Urban Decay Lipstick! Worth $22, woah! I’m not sure if they have different color preferences, but it looks like a bold red and a hot pink may be the options.

Additionally, there is a lip balm by Noya that is a kosher and natural balm for soothing your lips. So far I’ve seen flavor options like Classic, Cherry, Spearmint and Vanilla, but who knows what else they have up their sleeves (worth $4). I really hope everyone is getting both of these items, or else there will be some unhappy campers.

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Now, we have face/body products by Michael Todd! While I can’t confirm what the products are exactly, these deluxe samples could be one of the following: Oat and Honey Cleanser, Pumpkin Mask, Jojoba Charcoal Facial Scrub (or other scrub), one of his many Moisturizers, or one of his few facial Serums. I’m trying to base it off the bottle color/shape/types! Personally, I have my fingers crossed for either a scrub, cleanser or mask! I’ve recieved a lot of serums and lotions lately, so it would be overkill.


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Finally we have Pixi Beauty Lash Booster Mascara! I love mascara, so I’m pumped! I hope it comes in Blackest Black or Blackest Blue, and I can’t quite tell if it’s a full-size or deluxe sample.. hmm..

Love With Food August Spoiler!

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Check out these cute bags of chips! I love the summer picnic table cloth-theme of the bags, and like all the different flavors they have to offer. Apparently BOPS are ‘baked organic potato snacks’ and are better for you than regular chips and various other processed snacks out there. Sign up for Love With Food Here.
Hope you all enjoyed these!
xo, Kenzie