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Allure Beauty Box Review June 2016


Allure Beauty Box is a monthly beauty subscription from Allure Magazine. Each month they send both deluxe and full-size samples from mostly high-end brands!

Check out all my Allure Beauty Box reviews!


The Subscription Box: Allure Beauty Box

The Cost: $15 a month

The Products: Deluxe and full-size beauty and makeup samples

Ships to: the US






Each box includes an information booklet that details each item included in the box.  What I like about the booklet is that the Allure editors detail the reasons they included each item in the box.


Klorane Shampoo with Mango Butter | 3.38 oz | Value $5 |

This is a hydrating shampoo that cleanses and nourishes your hair. It smells sweet, like ripe mango. It’s definitely a tropical scent which I love!


Pur~lisse Blue Lotus SPF 30 Essential Day Moisturizer | 5 oz | Value $20 |

Pur~lisse Blue Lotus Eye Adore Serum | .24 oz | Value $31 |

I absolutely love Pur~lisse products! I have sampled the Eye Adore Serum before and it is amazing. The moisturizer quickly became a new favorite of mine too. It’s a lightweight lotion that protects against UVA and UVB rays without clogging pores or leaving your skin slick.



The mask I received helps to visibly minimize pores, refines rough skin, and soothes troubled and irritated skin. I love how soft my face felt after using this mask.


Kardashian Beauty Cabana Bronze Matte Bronzer  | .07 oz | Value $2 |

Unfortunately, my bronzer arrived damaged! However, I did contact customer service to request a replacement because I really wanted to try this bronzer out.


Julep Nail Color in Katie | FULL SIZE | Value $14 |

This nail color is an orchid iridescent chrome. I really love this color!

Verdict: This box has a value of about $78! I think that’s great for a $15 beauty box. I’m so happy with everything in my box this month and love the great mix of quality products.

What do you think of the Allure Beauty Box this month?

Have a beautiful day!

xo~Kelly ??

Birchbox Review June 2016


The theme for the June box is “Everyday Magic”.

The Subscription Box: Birchbox

The Cost: $10 a month

The Products: Beauty and lifestyle samples selected by the Birchbox team.

Ships To: US, FranceSpain and the UK and Canada


Each box comes with a card detailing the items included.


Balance Me Congested Skin Serum | 0.2 fl oz | Value $12 |

A daily face serum to reduce congestion and blemishes. This serum is calming, refines pores and smells amazing.


Benefit Cosmetics Gimme Brow Volumizing Fiber Gel in 5 Deep | .03 oz | Value $7.20 |

The custom, tiny tapered brush blends easily while the precision tip shapes hairs into place.


“This innovative brush-on fiber gel adheres to skin & hair…creating brows where before there were none. It builds easily for thick, lush arches, thanks to a tapered brush for blending and a precision tip for shaping.”


Laura Geller New York Baked Gelato Swirl Illuminator in Gilded Honey | .07 oz | Value $7 |

Illuminate your natural beauty! This innovative hybrid texture applies like a sheer powder but feels like a cream, creating a translucent wash of luminous color that can be swept all over the face for a lit-from-within glow.


A closeup of the Baked Gelato Swirl Illuminator!


Lavanila The Healthy Sunscreen Sport Luxe SPF 30 | 0.25 oz | Value $2.20 |

A 100 percent natural mineral sunscreen infused with SmartSport™ technology for high performance, ultra-sheer protection that resists water and sweat. I’ve never tried this sunscreen before so I’m excited to try it out.


Marcelle BB Cream Golden Glow0.24 oz | Value $4.04 |

This BB cream is one of my favorites. Not only does it even out the skin tone by providing a healthy golden glow, but it also hydrates the skin, leaving it soft and smooth.

Overall, this month’s Birchbox was really good. I will use everything in the box. The value is approximately $32 which is pretty amazing for a $10 box!

Have a beautiful day!

xo~Kelly ??

Ipsy Review June 2016


I have subscribed to ipsy for a while now.  I love receiving their monthly glam bags because they always send you a cute bag along with your 4-5 personalized monthly makeup and beauty samples.

The theme for the month of June is Rebel Rebel.


The Subscription Box: ipsy

The Cost: $10 a month w/free shipping

The Products: Full size and samples of makeup and beauty products.  Plus you get a stylish makeup bag!

Ships to: US and Canada

Delivered via: USPS

If you would like to become an ipsy subscriber, please sign up by clicking this link.


Formula X Nail Color in Wingwoman – Value $3.50

I love this color it is a bright, bold pink that is perfect for those summer mani/pedis!


Marc Anthony Dream Waves Beach Spray – Value $3.00

This beach spray can be used on damp or dry hair. All you have to do is scrunch your hair to amplify a wavy texture. I love the sexy, tousled beach waves that I can create all year long with this spray!


Crown Brush 3 Tone Bronzer – Value $3.60

This is a BLUSH! BRONZE!! ILLUMINATE!!! PALETTE! I’ve used brushes from this brand before, but I’ve never used any makeup so I’m interested to see if I like it.


the Balm Cosmetics Meet Matt(e) Trimony Eyeshadow in Matt Kumar – Value $3.00


I love this eyeshadow color! It’s so beautiful!


‘tini beauty liptini Satin Lip Color in Pink-Tini – Value $12.00

Wear buildable Lip Velvet satin lip color for a satin finish from barely there to mod matte. Doubles as lasting color on cheeks. Pink-Tini serves up petal pink. 

This lip color can be applied with a lip brush or with your finger. I love this color because it’s one of those colors that goes with everything and isn’t overpowering.

This month’s glam bag has a value of about $25 which is okay for a $10 subscription box! I will use every item I received this month, I especially love theBalm eyeshadow.

What did you get in your ipsy Glam Bag this month? Which item was your favorite?

Have a beautiful day!


Kelly ??

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