June Boxycharm

My June Boxycharm FINALLY landed in my mailbox today-it shipped on like, June 7. I feel like it stopped every 100 feet! Anyway, it was worth the wait.

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This month’s theme is “Downtown Charm”. Cute, right?

First-the Real Her Palette.

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In the box
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I received the nude collection. It swatches nicely, seems pretty pigmented. The lighter colors actually show up way better in person:

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I think I’ll like playing with this palette and I wanted the nude one. So, that’s a win. This retails for 28$.
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Next, the Luxie Rose Gold Pro Precision Tapered Face Brush

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As usual, I love this brush. It’s great for highlighter or brushing away extra setting powder, and Luxie brushes are bomb. Retails for 24$.
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Diamond Glow Powder by Artist Couture

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This powder is SO PRETTY. It’s intense, so if you use it as highlight be aware if you tend to be heavy handed. You can brush this loose powder on your collarbone, shoulders, wherever you want a little shimmer. It’s beautiful-a gold tone, but not glitter.

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This retails for 26.99$
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Ofra Cosmetics Long Lasting Lipstick

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I received the shade Santa Ana, which is the one I wanted, yay. It’s a berry-wine color, gorgeous.

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This is probably one of the best liquid lip formulas out there. It’s not drying, it’s not thick, nor is it runny. It smells AWESOME, like a light vanilla scent. Not overpowering either. I absolutely love this formula. Retails for 19.90$.
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Last, but not least! 3 Biobelle Cosmetics sheet masks.

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There are 3 different types: one called “I Woke Up Like This” which has wild rose and vitamin C, and enhances skin’s natural glow. The next Mask has pomegranate and hyaluronic acid and is called “#1 Beauty Secret”. This one moisturizers and helps skin appear smooth and firm. The last one has tea tree oil, rosehip extract and vitamin C and is a primer for before you apply your makeup. Sounds neat-I’m definitely trying that. These 3 retail for 14.97$ total.

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And there you have it, June’s Boxycharm! I’m happy with it, the Ofra lip is a great product, the palette and powder are promising. I always love me some Luxie brushes. The value of this box is 114$. That’s on the lower value end of what I’ve received but I’m fine with that-for 21$ a month? Can’t complain.

Talk Soon Lovelies
-Allie

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Sephora Play! June Review

My Sephora Play! bag came earlier this week and I’m just getting to it now. I actually had a busy week, come to think of if it. So let’s jump right in to things, shall we?

This month has the usual drawstring bag, last month they switched it up but went back to the usual for June.

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The first item we have is First Aid Beauty Hello FAB Coconut Skin Smoothie Priming Moisturizer

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Holy moly that’s a long name. It’s a glowing, slightly luminizing primer. I used it yesterday, and I have to say after 4 hours my makeup was splotching between my brows and on my forehead. So it didn’t really make my makeup last. At all. However, as a moisturizer it’s fine, a light coconut scent.
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Another primer, Benefit The POREfessional.

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I’ve used this before, wasn’t my most favorite ever in the world? But it’s decent.
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Here we have OUAI Rose Gold Hair and Body Oil

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It contains rose hip oil, shea oil, and absinthium oil. A light rise scent-it was nice in my hair, not heavy and helped smooth it out. Also nice on the skin. It comes in a spray pump, which I like.
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Next is IGK Rich Kid Coconut Oil Gel

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This is supposed to help you get beachy hair, it’s supposed to separate strands for that perfectly tousled bedhead-at-the-beach look. I tried it and it did seem to separate strands, it’s got a fresh scent as well that’s not overpowering.
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Last but certainly not least is Kat Von D Everlasting Liquid Lipstick in the shade K-Dub.

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It’s sort of a bright fuschia-pinky color but it’s not garish. I was really looking forward to trying this too, I don’t have any of her liquid lips and I’ve heard good things.

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I do like it. It’s not streaky, it’s unscented, and it’s nice. I’m just not going to store it next to my Jeffree Star liquid lip 😳😛😱

So that’s it-the June Sephora Play-I’m happy with it, some things I would have normally never tried and some things I wanted to. All in all? Pretty decent!!

Talk soon Lovelies
-Allie

June Ipsy Glam Bag!!

My June Ipsy bag came today, to be honest, I’m a little meh over it. Only 1 full size item (I got spoiled with 3 full sized items last month) and one of the items I’ve already received in a Sephora bag previously. But that’s the risk you take when you have 3 subs, right? 😁

So on with it.

The bag is cute this month, and the inside is nicely lined with black fabric. I like it more than I thought I would.

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The first item is the hey honey Uncover Detoxifying Mud Mask (this was my requested item).

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It’s not overly fragranced, in fact smells like every mud mask I’ve ever used. I’m looking forward to trying it-I’ll let y’all know the results.

Next up is the Makeup Forever Aqua XL Eye Pencil. It’s long-lasting and waterproof, I did get one in my Sephora Play in March. I liked it just fine, but I didn’t feel like it went on as smoothly as some others I have.

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Peek Makeup Black Eye Primer

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I cannot get the lid off of this to save my life. It’s supposed to be a black Primer for smoky Eye looks and dark eye looks, which is actually a really great idea. If I could open it, I’d tell you more. I’m gonna have to have hubs take care of it when he gets home.
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Next, some pūr mascara.

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It’s mascara. What can I say. I haven’t tried it yet, but when I do, you’ll know!
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Last, but not least-the only full-size item-Margaret Dabbs London nail polish in Green DayLily.

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I am ALWAYS down for some nail polish-one of my favorite things to get in subs-but this color isn’t my favorite. I feel like Ipsy is always sending me blues and greens. This particular brand retails for 14$, so already more than paid for the monthly subscription.
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Oh, and this is the theme for the month:

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So there you have it!! The mascara didn’t wow me, I already have the eyeliner, and the nail polish didn’t knock my socks off. But the black primer is neat, and I asked for the mask, so that’s that!

Talk soon Lovelies
-Allie

June Boxycharm Full Spoilers!

Don’t read if you want to be surprised-I ruin my surprise every month because I can’t stand the suspense.

You already know about the Real Her palettes and the Ofra liquid lipsticks.

All subscribers will also receive either a Luxie Rose Gold Pro Precision tapered face brush-retails at 24$

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Aesthetica Pro Series Tapered Highlight and blending brush-retails at 21$.

These are awesome brushes for highlighting and under eye setting powder, FYI.

The rest of the spoilers are:

Artist Couture Diamond Powder in Illuminati-it looks to be a loose powder highlight. Not blinding though, something you can use for a body shimmer as well. Retails for 27$.

Biobelle Beauty Secret Mask-a sheet mask. Retails for 5$.

There may be variations in the last 2, but there you have it!

What are you looking forward to in your June Boxycharm?

Talk soon Lovelies
-Allie

June Boxycharm Spoilers

I’ve only got 2 so far but I will post them as I get them. As usual, if you don’t want to know what you’re getting, stop reading now! 😘

The first spoiler is The Real Her Play Book Palette. There are 3 variations of this palette: Smokey Violet, Perfect Basics, and Nude Collection. There 9 shadows and they retail for 28$. The one pictured below is the smokey violet one.

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Next spoiler-you’ll receive one of 2 Ofra liquid lips, either in the shade Tuscany or Santa Ana. These lippies retail for 19.90$. Swatches below.
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Tuscany
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Santa Ana
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I’m kind of hoping for Santa Ana-I have at least 10 Tuscany type shades, but I’ll be happy with either.

I will keep posting spoilers as they come in, so check back!

Talk soon, Lovelies
-Allie

June Giveaway Time!

My lack of motivation knows no bounds, although I did paint one of our walls yesterday-this months giveaway is going to be much simpler to enter. Just email me at tellmemore2017 and in the subject line write “June Giveaway Entry”. You’ve got until June 1st to enter.

The prize will be-a 25$ gift card to Ulta, you can get yourself whatever your lovely heart desires ❤️

So enter away, and good luck! Winner will be announced June 2, and the gift card will be emailed to them. No purchase necessary, winner chosen at random, blah blah. Good luck!

Talk soon Lovelies

-Allie