I’ve been crazy busy (and not feeling well lately), so I have a ton of backlogged posts and pictures to get organized. First, though, I wanted to show off a mani I did using part of the gift my amazing MUT Secret Santa got me!
I hope everyone had a wonderful weekend, whether you celebrated a holiday or not. I was travelling and eating and hanging out with family, so I took a computer break. I have so much to catch up on! This is just a quick swatch of the two mystery bag colors and the special limited edition color of the month from Rainbow Honey’s November mystery bag.
Remember how excited I was when this was announced? Well, I finally got it!
I love the SKINFOOD brand. They emphasize using food-based ingredients like rice, berries, cacao, sugar, and vegetables to produce really nice affordable skincare. Their packaging is generally nice quality, with glass bottles and sleek graphics for their higher-end stuff. My only beef with their packaging is the copious use of Comic Sans, but I’m a snob that way. 🙂
Memebox produced a SKINFOOD box that could have been better, but I think was worth what I paid for it (I used points to get a discount) and offered a good variety of products whether you’re new to the brand or not.
I haven’t posted nail art in so long! It just takes time to do and photograph, and since I mostly do my nails at night, it can be a pain to prep my fingers for photography and figure out decent lighting when all I want to do is nap. But here’s a quick one that I managed to work out yesterday.
Oooooh, this is SUCH a good box! I love the smell of chocolate. When I reviewed the Cacao Box, I warned that I would jump all over a second chocolate box, and so I did. Chocolate is an antioxidant and provides smoothing and softening benefits to the skin. And have I mentioned how good it smells?
Today’s my birthday, so I decided to go ahead and buy myself a gift! Back when Ulta had this set on sale, I purchased it even though I’m clearly drowning in polishes. I love the steampunk aesthetic, and I’m okay with the fashion-size bottles, so even though I own several of these colors already, I wanted to get this set for the new colors and the pretty box they come in, which will make a handy travel case for the holidays. I’ll gift the colors I already own, and then everyone’s a winner!
I kind of love gels; I don’t know why. I enjoy the texture and translucence of them more than creams, so when Memebox introduced this gel-filled box, I jumped on it. I’m so glad I did!
This box is just delightful. Let’s dive in!
While my face falls off from my sinus infection, I had hoped to be able to squeal with delight over cute packaging in this box. Instead, I kind of squealed, “Oh God, can’t sleep, dolls will eat me!” Let’s tour the creep show, hmm?
There was a bit of online controversy over this box, since the promo image and description implied that the products would be coffee based, but the actual curation took a more broad view of “cafe” and included products like tea, sweets, and other things you’d buy at a coffee shop. Caffeine is great for waking up tired skin as well as tired minds, so I was actually a little disappointed to not receive a ton of coffee-based products. But when I opened the box and looked at what I got, I liked all the products so much I was glad I’d purchased it.
I forgot to take a picture of the products together, because my head is still about to explode of sinusitus.