Coupon code for Memebox!

Hey guys just a quick post here. Memebox emailed me with a coupon code for $3 off for all my subscribers. No minimum purchase required! This coupon code is good until March 31st so if you’ve been thinking about ordering a Memebox go use your coupon because now you’ll save $3.00! Sweet! What will you be purchasing with your Memebox promo code?

Memebox
Coupon code: 6RMX0

Check out the best deals at Memebox!

Memebox by banila co.
Memebox full of banila co. products, one of Korea’s favorite brand.
banila co. is well-known for it’s high quality, efficacy, and gorgeous packaging.

Last minute box ideas:

Superbox #1
Worth over $150 of the bestselling skin care and make up products at $69.99, including shipping.

Superbox #2
Superbox makeup edition with 4 full-sized products!

Superbox #3
Quench your thirsty skin with our favorite hydratio picks!
Spoiler alert #1. LJH Dr Care Vita-Propolis Ampoule

Current promotional offers:

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Memebox bundle #11~#13:15% off

Memebox bundle #11~#16: 20% off

Now get out the and use your code before it expires! Haha!
Let me know what you guys are gonna get with your coupon. I’m currently waiting on Superbox 2 and 3, Luckybox 2 and debating ordering Memebox 11 or Memebox by Banilla Co.

Love you guys!!
Xoxo,

Amy

Catrin Natural 100 Mineral Sun Kill SPF42 PA++ 12g

Ok guys, if you got your hands on Memebox 7, you are in for a treat!
Memebox sent me over a sneak peak of one item that will be in Memebox 7! I know, how exciting is that? The bad news is if you didn’t purchase this box it’s sold out(insert sad face here). Nevertheless it’s still fun to get a sneak peak. The good news, there are other boxes for sale! Yay!
Here’s a sneak peak of one item you can expect to see in box #7…

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Now, I have your attention! This is a mineral sunblock! You know how your suppose to reapply sunblock every two hours? Well if you wear make-up its kinda impossible. So I thought this was genius because now I can reapply sunblock throughout the day with out messing up my make-up!
Catrin’s Mineral Sunblock contains 10 organic, 100% natural minerals. That makes this suitable for even sensitive skin. With this one product everyone in the family can stay safe in the sun and you can be wrinkle free or prevent new wrinkles all with this one product that is included in Memebox 7! I’m not sure if a full size is included or a deluxe sample but I do know the full size is 12g and retails for $38!
So were any of you guys lucky enough to get your hands on Memebox 7? If so what are your thought on this product? Are you even more excited about your box now?
If you missed out on this box let me know your thoughts too. Would you have wanted to try this product? Is this a product you would want to purchase?
I’m so excited about this I can’t wait to hear what your thoughts are!

Off to bed! As always Thank you for stopping by!

Xoxo,
Amers!!!

Go check out Memebox if you haven’t yet

Ipsy Februrary 2014

Oh boy. So I’m pretty late getting this out. I bought myself a new laptop and it’s really time-consuming trying to get all my accounts downloaded and up to date but enough about that lets jump on in. It’s Ipsy time baby!

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Ipsy February 2014

First look at my Ipsy bag!

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First look

First Item taken out is

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Eyetini Cream Eyeshadow and Base

Eyetini’s Cordial Cream Shadow and Eyeshadow Base. This color was perfect for me. Not only is purple my favorite color but I love wearing purple eyeshadow. As a base I’m not so sure. I tried this out the other day and it faded throughout the day so I won’t use this again as a base. I think I’ll stick with my Stila Paint Pot. But I was happy to try it.

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J Cat Beauty Eyelashes with Glue

J Cat Beauty Eyelashes and Eye Glue. I don’t really wear fake eyelashes. Thanks to my ancestors, I’ve blessed with really nice eyelashes that I’ve passed onto my babies! Every once in a while though I do like just to try out different pairs incase I want to wear them. This way I have an idea of how different pairs look on me.

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Zoya Nail Polish

Zoya Nail Polish. This is my second Zoya nail polish I’ve gotten. The first was a beautiful purple with pink glitter but it went on really thick. So when I got this pretty pink I was really excited but the same problem. It goes on really thick. Does anyone have any suggestions for applying Zoya nail polish?

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Skyn Iceland Fresh Start Mask with Ice Age Mud

The website says…

“This 10-minute weekly treatment polishes and re-texturizes skin to reveal a luminous, youthful translucence for a fresh start.”

Well since I’m late getting this post out I actually tried this out tonight. It burned but i tolerated it for the 10 minutes. My skin now feels really soft and smooth. If you can tolerate the burn I think its worth it. It wasn’t like anything I’ve ever used but one thing I do not like is the packaging. why not put it in bottles instead of this tear away packaging?

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Pop Beauty Plump Pout Mini

Last item is Pop Beauty Plump Pout Mini. I didn’t get to try this item out because It had a really bad odor of chemicals? I threw it away and emailed Ipsy Right away. By the next day Ipsy had emailed me that they shipped out a replacement product. So I’m happy that I get a new one because this is one of the items I was really excited about getting so I can’t wait for it to arrive.

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Ipsy February 2014

Well that’s it from here for February. March Spoilers are all ready out and bags should be shipping out next week!

As always Ipsy is only $10/month. If you’d like to sign up to become a member click here.

XOXO,

Amy

Birchbox February 2014

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Birchbox and Us Weekly February 2014 Box

Welcome to the February 2014 Birchbox.

Birchbox and Us weekly teamed up for February’s box. I am a big fan of “Step and Repeat,” this months theme. So I kept the theme going for the pics. You’ll see!

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Birchbox February 2014

Ooh the first thing I seen was pink, pink nail polish so lets put a pic up and show you guys!

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Ruby Wing Color Changing Nail Polish in Kitten Heels

How gorgeous is this color? I was beyond ecstatic just for this little puppy. And then…it changes color! I haven’t seen it change color yet because I’m a mom of four kids, three are three and under, so yeah. Haha. Honestly, I’m happy with just the pink but I guess it does change to a more orange color in the sunlight. I’m just going to copy and paste what Birchbox says about how it works…

How it Works

Formulated with SolarActive® Technology, each polish transitions from one shade to another as soon as you step out into the sunlight and come into contact with UV rays. Walk back indoors, and your nails will return to the original color. Each Ruby Wing polish is non-toxic, vegan, and environmentally safe.

So there you go. I can tell you that it goes on really nice and dries really fast. I think this might be my fastest drying nail polish I own and thanks to subscription boxes, that’s quite a lot!

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Smashbox Full Exposure Palette

Ok, lets just get this out-of-the-way. This was the most disappointing item in my Birchbox. Not because it’s a bad palette but because of this sample. It is extremely hard to try to do an eyeshadow look with a paper palette. I tried but it just ended up stashed in a drawer because I felt bad throwing it away. Now let me just tell you. I am an eyeshadow, wait no, I am a palette freak. I can’t help it. I just need to buy them. If they had made a better way to try these out where I could actually try them out or even less eyeshadows but more product of each that would have been better. I kinda find it insulting that they put this in my box. Seriously Birchbox just stop it. I know its only $10.00/month but just stop. Haha!

Do you think they heard me? Obviously, I’m joking. Haha.

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Smashbox Full Exposure Mascara

Keeping with the same brand, Smashbox Full Exposure Mascara. Now here is a sample size I can try to see if I like. There is actually more than one use out of this sample. I am pleased! Haha. Oh boy, I’m really cracking myself up tonight. Now I’ve never tried this mascara before. I tend to stay with my Benefit They’re Real Mascara but I don’t mind experimenting with others. That’s how we find newer awesome products. So I was pretty impressed with this little bottle. The wand is huge though, it reminded me of Benefits BadGal Lash Mascara. I liked it but I still like my Benefit, They’re Real mascara.

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Coola Tinted Matte SPF30 for Face

Next on the block is Coola Tinted moisturizer/BB cream? Not too sure on this one but I really like it. The sample size is nice and I like getting SPF products, especially Coola. I’ve always been happy with their products. This time is no different. Great product. It has a silicone in it so it actually reminds me of Benefits Porefessional but it evens out your skin tone. It doesn’t erase your pores like Porefessional but it does smooth everything out nicely. If i had to choose between the two. Hands down the Coola. Why? Because, for me, the Porefessional doesn’t last on my skin for some reason. I don’t even think it last for an hour. So I feel better spending money on a product that is going to last the whole day or more than an hour!

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Beauty Protector Protect and Oil

This smells amazing just like the detangler from their line. BP needs to market this scent. I would buy the perfume version of this scent. It smells soooooo good! If you have not smelled this line yet, you need too! I haven’t used much of this yet but I  like the smell and it seemed like all my other oils. I would buy this one though next time because it works just like my others but smells divine!

So that’s it for this months Birchbox. What did you guys think of February’s box?

If you’d like to sign up for Birchbox just click the link.

XOXO,

-AmyM

Ipsy January 2014

I just wanted to apologize I thought I posted this all ready last week but it looks like I didn’t so here you go this is Ipsy January 2014! Enjoy

It took forever for Ipsy to get here this month, seriously why does it take soooo long??. Okay so let’s get into it. As usual, Ipsy is $10/month and free shipping.

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Ipsy January 2014

This bag was smelly this month. I’ve never gotten a smelly bag before hopefully this will be the last one. It smelled like chemicals. It smelled gross. I didn’t really care for the bag this month anyway so, eh no big deal. I’ll shove some fabric softener sheets in it and hopefully the smell will go away. Or I guess I could wash it too! Hahaha

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Proactive Acne Fading Pads

The first item is Proactive Mark Fading Pads. I received four samples. I tried one right before I started writing this and this baby burns if you have any cuts, active acne going on it burns. Is it weird that I kinda like it. We’ll I don’t like the sting but at the same time I like to know it’s working. If that makes sense?

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Healthy Sexy Hair Soy Tri-Wheat Leave-in Conditioner

So this is the Healthy Sexy Hair Soy Tri-Wheat Leave in Conditioner. That is a mouthful! Haha I just recently ran out of this. I bought the same exact one from the hair salon I go to. I grabbed it for $2.00. I didn’t really think it was great. I wouldn’t repurchase it again but I don’t mind using it since I have it. It’s always good to have backup leave-in conditioner if you have long hair. And I have lots of it. Hair not leave-in conditioner. Just In case there was any confusion there. Haha.

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Epice Facial Exfolliant

This little baby is called Epice. It’s a purifying exfoliant. It smells fruity, which is always a plus in my book. And it feels very smooth, I mean it has the little beads but they all feel the same size and are very small. I really enjoyed this. I’ve used it twice so far. I don’t know if I explained that texture right. If you got this in your bag let me what you thought. I personally have enjoyed it so far. Actually you know what this reminds me of? The Michael Todd Tropical Fruit Face Scrub. I love them both!

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Mica Beauty Tinted Lip Balm and Elizabeth Mott Smooth Shadow in Pearl

Sorry I guess I didn’t realize how crappy and unclear this picture was but it’s like 11 at night and I’m in bed with sick baby and hopefully not gonna get sick toddler. (FYI…Everyone got sick!) So I’m super sorry for the crap pic. I’ll put myself in timeout in the a.m. (–I wish) no but seriously sorry. But in this pic we have Mica Beauty tinted lip balm in Natural, which is a nudie lip balm. It’s so smooth I absolutely love it. But if I had one complaint about it I wish it came with a little lip brush. I know it’s a balm but it’s more like a gloss/lipstick that’s hydrating. And I hate getting my fingers messy. I feel like it should be like Caitlyn’s. Her cosmetics come with brushes. That’s the only improvement I’d make.

Also in the picture… Elizabeth Mott Smooth Shadow pencil in Pearl. I’ll throw in some swatches below

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Swatched

I found this color to be more of a mauve. It looks really nice on and feels even better on your lips than you would think. It’s like silky!
nudie color on my lips. But the Smooth shadow swatch right above looks pretty much what it looks like in person. It’s beautiful.

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Ipsy Card

I don’t usually show the cards but I thought this months was cute. It has 19 reasons why 2014 will be amazing. I stuck it on my fridge and I haven’t filled out 19 yet but I did get my first one written down.
1. I will not be pregnant this year!
I’ve been pregnant for the past three consecutive years, plus I have another child who is 10 so I am pretty excited to not being pregnant. I have to think about the rest but I do have that hanging on my fridge and the hubs thought it was pretty cute so there ya go! Haha.

That was January’s Ipsy bag! I would like to see more higher end make-up thrown in there. I love skincare so I don’t mind seeing skincare items but I wouldn’t mind more luxury makeup products that I’m interested in trying. You know what they should make? A MAC monthly subscription. I totally would be all over that. Speaking of MAC. I order the Riri Viva Glam Lipstick and some more MAC products today. Maybe I’ll do a little haulerooni when it all comes in.

If your interested in signing up for Ipsy click on the link Ipsy
At $10/month you can’t really beat it. The value of what you get is always more than what you pay.

Thanks for stopping by!!!!!
-Amy

Birchbox January 2014

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Birchbox January 2014

I almost wrote 2013 in the title. It’s going to take a while to get use to this but here we are. Birchbox January 2014. I totally forgot about this and it just showed up today which made it even better because usually I’m stalking the mailman. Haha So it went back to the usually non holiday box for the new year. Wah! Nah, I’m just kidding they were really similar anyways so it didn’t make any difference to me. So let’s get started…

This is my first subscription of the new year.  I love subscription boxes and Birchbox is one of my favorites so I was so excited to dive right in.

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The box in the box

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Birchbox is having a giveaway on Sundays for Birchbox subscribers only

The box in the box. And we are back to the standard normal, non-holiday box. But it’s ok because I care about what’s in the box. Also, I’ve been saving my boxes to do something fun and creative like I seen some one use them as picture frames and hung them up on the wall it was super cute and I really want to try it but I never have time with all these kids. Maybe when one of them starts school next year. Fingers crossed.

Ok so every Sunday for Birchbox subscribers only. You can enter every Sunday just go to http://www.birchbox.com/sundays.

Ok I tried for like a 1/2 hour to get that above address into a link you can click on but I failed. Sorry I’m still figuring out How everything works. If anyone has any advice on a great tutorial I could watch I would appreciate it.

Ok so now back to the good stuff.  Here is our first look together!

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First peek at January’s products.

First thing I see…

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Beauty Protector Full-size $21.95

I like the smell of this and the bottle is like rubberish not plastic, It’s pretty cool. I’m excited to try it out.

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Nail Rock $6.99

I didn’t like this stuff, we’ll let me be more clear. So it comes with…

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Nail Rock, Sequin…haha that’s what it’s called! I kept calling it glitter.

Clear nail polish and umm glitter, only for nails or I guess decorating just not your face. So no eyes or lips. Five years ago I might have enjoyed this but now I just see a big mess.  I only tried one nail and it was a complete fail. Not to mention it looked horrible on me. I don’t know. I thought they made these kits to make fun looking nails easier to do yourself at home but this was anything but that! I did really enjoy the clear nail polish though, It made my nails really shiny. But is this a base coat? Top coat? Or is this just a clear nail polish?

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Burt’s Bees Intense Hydration Lotion

I love Birchbox finds! And this stuff smells Ah-Mazing!!! it didn’t soak right into my skin but I do enjoy the scent.  The lotion is white and I don’t remember if it had SPF in it or not but I think it did.  That’s exactly how it rubs in, like your trying to rub SPF into your face so you don’t have any white spots, streaks. I went back and checked it didn’t say anything about having SPF and it reminded me of  washing your face with soap but not using enough water? If that makes sense? I don’t know if you got this let me know if that makes sense. Haha

Inside this box there were two things.  Juicy Couture Viva La Juicy $25-$90 and Inika Mineral Eyeshadow in Eternal Marine. Full size $20

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Inika Mineral Eyeshadow and Juicy Couture Viva La Juicy

I’m sorry but I was disappointed with the sample size of Juicy Couture Perfume.

No seriously, I got the same size sample from Macy’s as a free gift for buying a jacket and some MAC makeup and having it shipped Along with a mans Hugo Boss Cologne, which smelled nice.  Even though. They sent this sample I wasn’t as upset because they did send a Birchbox find so in my mind the Juicy perfume is like the extra to me and I do like the smell so it’s a win win.  Just a small win win. Haha.

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Inika Mineral Eyeshadow Full size $20

Lastly I received Inika mineral eyeshadow in Eternal Marine.  I didn’t get a chance to use this yet either.

Swatch of Aqua Marine

Swatch of Aqua Marine

All in all I was really happy with this months Birchbox. Birchbox is $10/month. If you’d like to sign up here is the link…

http://www.birchbox.com/invite/me

Sorry I’m having trouble with my iPad and it’s going back to the store as I finish this sentence so I hope you can hit the link if not just copy and paste and I hope you enjoyed this months Birchbox!

Lots of Love!

Amy