Precious Petals beauty box (British Beauty Blogger x Latest in Beauty) unboxing and review

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Morning everyone!
Today, I’ve an unboxing + mini review post for you. I’ve purchased the Precious Petals beauty box from Latest in Beauty. It is a beauty box with products hand picked by the British Beauty Blogger, Jane Cunningham.

This time, the box contains 3 main brands namely L’Occitane, Metiva and Eroborian. Jane Cunningham’s beauty box creations are normally excellent value for money and the products are tried and tested by Jane herself. I’ve always been a fan of her beauty boxes.

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It did not take long for the box to arrive, in fact, they delivered the box at 7.30pm exactly 2 days after ordering.
I’ve received it for over 2 weeks so I have had the time to try out the products on offer. It is true that it is not easy to yield any real benefits from skincare products in such short time. But usually, you can tell if you do or don’t like a product!

L’Occitane Divine Cream 8 ml, worth £14
This is one of L’Occitane bestsellers.
Official description: With 5 patents, the Divine Cream acts at the heart of cells to visibly correct all signs of ageing, for beautiful, younger-looking skin.

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This cream really does what it claims to do. It gave me soft and comfortable skin upon application. It has a natural floral scent to it. The texture is slightly thick but creamy and easy for the skin to absorb it.
I believe you can probably see better results after continuous usage. Since it doesn’t contain SPF, you will have to apply a sunscreen lotion if you’re using this as a day cream.
For my combination (normal/oily) skin, this cream is fine and not too heavy. Will I purchase this at full price? I’ll have to have my pennies… £74 for 50ml!

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L’Occitane Cherry Blossom Hand Cream 30ml, worth £8
I’m a big fan of the original Shea butter hand cream! This is my second favorite from the brand L’Occitane. It is also one of the reasons why I bought the box, knowing I would love this hand cream.
This Cherry Blossom version has a sweet floral scent that is very pleasing. I feel that it works well but not as well as the original version. It leaves hands lightly nourished and soft!

L’Occitane Almond Shower Oil 75ml, worth £7
I love almond scent so naturally I should like this shower oil. This oil leaves your skin nourished and moisturised. I didn’t need to apply another body lotion after rinsing. A very good product so no wonder it is one of L’Occitane bestsellers as well!
This shower oil is very fitting for a luxurious hotel bathroom shelve.

Melvita Rose Floral Water 28ml, worth £3
HA! I’m probably one of the very rare person not liking the scent of roses! This facial spritz is a very handy sized version. You can keep this in your fridge and use it to refresh your skin during the hotter weather (if we will ever get the Summer in the UK!).
I’m a regular user of facial spritz / spray. .. So for me, this is not a “wow” product. I understand it is one of Melvita’s bestselling products but it isn’t too impressive. It is only because I don’t like rose scented beauty products.

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Melvita L’or Bio 17ml, worth £6.50
This teeny body oil is a blend of Argan Oil, Kendi Oil and Buriti Oil. It smells citrusy with a slight hint of floral due to the jasmine injection. This smells and sounds good enough to eat. After using this, I feel like I ought to be relaxing in a hammock on a tropical island!

Erborian CC Creme 15ml, worth £17
As a regular BB and CC Cream user, it would take a lot to sway me from my usual arsenal of BB/CC creams.
This colour correcting cream works great on nice clear skin that only needs a little bit of even skin tone. The coverage isn’t heavy with this so you’ll need to use concealer (if you normally do anyway). It lasts around couple of hours on my combination skin. After that I needed a touch up.

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This is slightly expensive for what it can do (for me!), so unfortunately I won’t buy the full size item. I’ll go back to my Korean BB/CC creams 😛

Erborian Camellia Essence 3ml, worth £6
I love facial oils, they work really quickly and effectively on my skin. I’ll be reviewing my favourite facial oil very soon on my blog. Back to the mini review! For the times I’ve used this, my skin feels alot softer and more radiant the next morning. I do like this!

The Precious Petals Beauty Box (Erborian Carmellia Essence) @iamcherrylemon

The Precious Petals Beauty Box (Erborian Carmellia Essence) @iamcherrylemon

In summary. .. I’m not too overly in love with this box. It is decent for how much it costs, but I wish I love the divine cream and the facial spritz too.

The box also contains a voucher of £10 discount for each of the brand featured in this box. Plus a postcard for the user to send the feedback back to Latest in Beauty. So we have a chance to tell them exactly what we think!

The RRP value of the box is over £60, the cost of the box including postage is only £20.
If you fancy grabbing yourself a box then there are still some boxes left on Latest in Beauty website (Not affiliated).

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Thank you for reading and have a lovely week ahead.

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My Skincare Empties – August 2015

2015 August Empties from Cherry Lemon Beauty Blog @iamcherrylemon

2015 August Empties from Cherry Lemon Beauty Blog @iamcherrylemon

Hello! It took me forever to collect enough used up products to compile an empties blog post! Gosh, the effort!  😛
This is because the products I don’t like or not enjoy using will remain half used… very wasteful I know 😦
And I open another bottle before I know it! Anyhow,  let’s begin!

For Hands & Body!

2015 August Empties (CO Bigelow Lemon Handcream, Liz Earle Orange Flower Botanical Bath Wash and Aveeno Daily Moisturising Lotion) from @iamcherrylemon

2015 August Empties (CO Bigelow Lemon Handcream, Liz Earle Orange Flower Botanical Bath Wash and Aveeno Daily Moisturising Lotion) from @iamcherrylemon

C.O. Bigelow Lemon Hand Treatment

Ultra Moisturising and Skin-Brightening Formula (Bath & Body Works 85g) $16
This is my staple hand cream for many years, I love this stuff. It contains lemon oil, lemon extracts, grape seed oil and licorice extract. This hand cream smells deliciously like lemons. It’s sweet and refreshing at the same time.
The hand cream doesn’t take long to be absorbed into the skin. It leaves my hands moisturised and nourished.
I would definitely repurchase if I get to visit US again 🙂
Score: 3 out of 5

Aveeno Daily Moisturising Lotion, 200ml
This is my holy grail body lotion, I’ve an in-depth review post here.
Absolutely love this stuff, I’ve two extra backups of this lotion!
This is widely available in chemists and drugstores. I buy mine from Costco! 😛
Score: 5 out of 5!

Liz Earle Orange Flower Botanical Body Wash, 200ml
This is truly a heavenly body wash! It smells amazing, very natural and relaxing.
This body wash contains naturally active ingredients and pure essential oils to lift the spirits and scent the skin. It cleans well, I better mention this before I forget! It does leave the skin soft and smooth, even Mr Lemon loves using this body wash.
Big thumbs up!
Score: 4 out of 5

£13 for 200ml from Boots.com

For Cleansing!

2015 August Empties (Banila Co Clean it Zero Cleansing Balm Classic and Clarins Toning Lotion) from @iamcherrylemon

2015 August Empties (Banila Co Clean it Zero Cleansing Balm Classic and Clarins Toning Lotion) from @iamcherrylemon

Banila Co Clean it Zero (Classic Sherbet Cleanser)
A k-beauty product I got from my old Memebox days. This is probably one of my favourites. I have fallen in love with cleansing balm for makeup removal. This cleansing balm is affordable, smells like sorbet and it cleans amazingly well. I can’t fault it, hence I’ll retire my Emma Hardie cleansing balm and start using my backup purchase of this Clean it Zero!
Score: 4.5 out of 5

Clarins Toning Lotion with Iris (alcohol free) 400ml @ £24.50
To me, the job of a toner is to remove all the last traces of makeup and cleanser residue. Hence this forms the last step of my cleansing routine day and night.
The toner liquid is soft green, and has a faint fragrance to it. It might irritates the sensitive skin but it seems fine on mine.
A toner for removing leftovers from facial cleansing and preparing your skin for moisturiser/serum. It contains purifying plant extracts which helps to tighten pores and refreshes the skin.
The skin feels soft after application for me, but not sure about pores being tightened. I would recommend this for oily gals out there without sensitive skin. The alcohol free formula ensures your skin is not left dry, tight and stripped of natural oils.
I enjoyed using this but I won’t be repurchasing this. I love my Elemis toner too much that I have to go back to it now 😉
Score: 3 out of 5

For Facial Skincare!

2015 August Empties (Sarah Chapman Skinesis Intense Hydrating Booster and Vicioni Super Aquq Soothing Serum) from @iamcherrylemon

2015 August Empties (Sarah Chapman Skinesis Intense Hydrating Booster and Vicioni Super Aquq Soothing Serum) from @iamcherrylemon

Sarah Chapman Skinesis Intense Hydrating Booster
This is a lovely serum for dehydrated skin. It doesn’t feel heavy for oily skin,  it re-hydrates my skin enough for the next morning to look like I’ve had a facial! My full review of the product is here.

Score: 4 out of 5

Vicioni Super Aqua Soothing Serum 30ml, RRP $29

I’ve received this from one of my favourite Memebox collabration box with Soothing Sister (Stephanie Villa). This serum contains 100% natural ingredients and packed with vitamins and seas minerals. This serum works very well for me, with nightly use, my skin feels hydrated and very cooling. I like this serum so much that I have bought two more backups! I am not sure what I will do when I run out of it! As I currently cannot find an online K-Beauty retailer that sells it!

Score: 4.5 out of 5

Yes… for me to use up the whole bottle/tubes of product, I really have to like it enough 😉
Thank you for reading and have a great weekend ahead.

Unboxing of Special #37 Wake up Makeup, #46 From Jeju an Superbox #53 My Honey Box (Restock Boxes Edition of Unboxing Party)

Hello and welcome to my “unboxing party”, I am unboxing and will be giving first impression on the various products contained within these lovely boxes! These are from Memebox restocking events. Yes, where only the fastest fingers win!

Memebox Special #46 From Jeju

Memebox Special #46 From Jeju

It is fate! When this box first came out I did not purchase it, as I had no idea what Jeju was.. looking at the box cover, it looked like boulders to me! Little did I know, Jeju is a paradise “hawaii-sque” island of Korea. It is famous for producing the best natural organic produce and skincare ingredients. I missed this box couple of times before finally laying my hands on it! Muwahaha!

Here is a lovely picture of the Jeju Island!

and this is where Jeju island is in relation to Korea.

And this is my “FROM JEJU” box, in its full glory! Hehe

Memebox Special #46 From Jeju - Unboxing @iamcherrylemon

Memebox Special #46 From Jeju – Unboxing @iamcherrylemon

  1. Skindeco Volcanic Pore Clay Sparkling Heating Mask 100ml, RRP $33

This mask contains volcanic clay, sparkling mineral water and plankton (Plankton are microscopic organisms that float freely with oceanic currents, DO NOT GOOGLE it if you do not like creepy crawlies!) from Jeju island. I have not tried this clay yet  :o(

Skindeco Volcanic Pore Clay Sparkling Heating Mask @iamcherrylemon

Skindeco Volcanic Pore Clay Sparkling Heating Mask @iamcherrylemon

  1. The Yeon Jeju Hallabong Ade Energy Peeling Toner 200ml, RRP $19

I have the Jeju Hallabong all in one serum from various boxes, and this is the first Hallabong toner for me! This toner gently exfoliates the skin when used after cleansing. It contains a blend of organic Hallabong, kiwi and broccoli (pretty much the same ingredients as the serum!). The toner is enriched with papaya extracts and black willow extracts to remove excess dead skin cells.

The Yeon Jeju Hallabong Ade Energy Peeling Toner and The Yeon Jeju Canola Honey Silky Hand Cream @iamcherrylemon

The Yeon Jeju Hallabong Ade Energy Peeling Toner and The Yeon Jeju Canola Honey Silky Hand Cream @iamcherrylemon

  1. Skincure SanDaWha Natural Mild Cleansing Oil 30ml, RRP $10

This lovely cleansing oil is one of the gentlest one I have come across. It is made with 100% Jeju camellia oil, the only regret is…. It’s tiny at 30ml!!

Skincure SanDaWha Natural Mild Cleansing Oil and Secret Nature From Jeju Serum @iamcherrylemon

Skincure SanDaWha Natural Mild Cleansing Oil and Secret Nature From Jeju Serum @iamcherrylemon

  1. Secret Nature From Jeju Serum 50ml, RRP $33

This serum contains organic extracts of broccoli, carrot and asparagus. It promises to deliver moisture in abundance! I do agree how moisturising this feels on the skin, it is great for the colder months. This serum is very gentle on the skin, it does not contain parabens, artificial colouring, talc, TEA or fragrance.

  1. Etude House Green Tea Blending Sleeping Cream Spoon 6g, RRP $2

This is my first sleeping cream spoon! To use, you open the pack and mix the cream well before applying onto the skin. AS this is a sleeping mask, you do not need to rinse this off before sleep. To me, I think there’s too much product for one use but it is impossible to keep it fresh! I like how it leaves my skin super nourished in the morning, so I have ordered the full set from eBay for around £10 including shipping.

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  1. Etude House Soothing & Clean Green Tea Sheet Mask Pack 20ml, RRP $1

Etude House masks are good, hydrating and skin brightening. I have only used the lemon version before this green tea one. I can say that they are both good, the lemon version is for skin brightening and this green tea version makes the skin feel moisturised and soothes minor skin irritations. To use, you put this mask on after cleansing the face. Leave on for 15 to 20 minutes before removing. Pat gently for any extra essence to be absorbed into the skin.

Etude House Green Tea Blending Sleeping Cream Spoon and Etude House Soothing & Clean Green Tea Sheet Mask @iamcherrylemon

Etude House Green Tea Blending Sleeping Cream Spoon and Etude House Soothing & Clean Green Tea Sheet Mask @iamcherrylemon

  1. The Yeon Jeju Canola Honey Silky Hand Cream 50ml, RRP $5

This is by far my favourite hand cream from Memebox, and possibly my favourite hand cream ever! No joke, this cream is so good I gave my first tube to my mum!

The scent of this is not strong, very similar to fresh blossoms with honey. This hand cream contains canola flower honey, surprise surprise! It is not greasy and gets absorbed really well into the hands. Okie, I liked it so much I’ve put it a request at Testerkorea. They are now selling this for 6400 Korean won (about $5.80 USD) on the site, and I’ve bought six, yes SIX backups from them!

 

The total retail value of this box is $103, the cost of the box is $23 plus shipping. I LOVE this box. Thank you Meme, thank you Jeju!

Superbox #53 My Honey Box

Memebox #53 My Honey Box

Memebox #53 My Honey Box - Info Card 1 @iamcherrylemon

Memebox #53 My Honey Box – Info Card 1 @iamcherrylemon

Memebox #53 My Honey Box - Info Card 2 @iamcherrylemon

Memebox #53 My Honey Box – Info Card 2 @iamcherrylemon

This is second edition of the Memebox Honey box, I was not around when the first edition was launched. So I am guessing honey is a popular ingredient and favourite of most meme-buyers!

I can’t believe how good this box is!

Box contents:

  1. Migabee Antipollution RE-Peeling 100ml, RRP $37

I love using peeling gels, I am not a fan of scrubs with granules and I rely heavily on peeling gels to remove dead skin cells and help my skin regenerate. This peeling gel contains honey, bee venom, propolis and royal jelly. FYI, my favourite peeling gel is Ginvera Marvel Gel.
Updated: 12th Feb 2015. This is not a peeling gel but a peeling mask! Thanks to lovely lady on fb for informing me! I shall put it in the mask queue instead of the exfoilant queue (I have products queuing up in order for test outs!).

Migabee Antipollution Re-Peeling pack and Daycell Essential Honey Lift Massage Cream @iamcherrylemon

Migabee Antipollution Re-Peeling pack and Daycell Essential Honey Lift Massage Cream @iamcherrylemon

  1. Mi Click Manuka Honey Treatment 30ml, RRP $5

This is a hair treatment delivers deep nourishment and repairs dry and damaged hair.

Enesti Apple & Honey Shea Butter Hand Cream and Mi Click Manuka Honey Treatment @iamcherrylemon

Enesti Apple & Honey Shea Butter Hand Cream and Mi Click Manuka Honey Treatment @iamcherrylemon

  1. Enesti Apple & Honey Shea Butter Hand Cream 50g, RRP $5

We are all familiar with Enesti and their lovely hand creams? I received my first one from a lovely lady on FB, then my second and third arrived in later and more recent boxes (Apple Mojito and Pumpkin Pie Cosmetics). This honey and apple edition smells sweet and fresh, it is a very good hand cream. I am starting to sound like a hand cream hoarder now. I am.

  1. From Nature Multi Effect Collagen Honey Mask, RRP $1

This mask contains high concentration of natural honey and collagen extracts. It nourishes without feeling heavy on the skin. I wished I have a second one or many backups :o(

From Nature Multi-Effect Collagen Honey Mask and Pure Smile Snail Lip Treatment @iamcherrylemon

From Nature Multi-Effect Collagen Honey Mask and Pure Smile Snail Lip Treatment @iamcherrylemon

  1. Edmong Honeybee Water Cream 50ml, RRP $29

This honey water cream smells delicious and it is so easy to apply and absorbed into the skin. The texture is light, look at how pretty it is! It is also very gentle, free of all the skincare baddies such as parabens, artificial colouring, mineral oil, BHT and talc.

Edmong Honeybee Water Cream @iamcherrylemon

Edmong Honeybee Water Cream @iamcherrylemon

  1. Daycell Essential Honey Lift Massage Cream 150ml, RRP $20

This massage cream contains natural honey and collagen complex. I use this as a neck cream at night. It is working well so far :o)

  1. Pure Smile Snail Lip Treatment Honey 10g, RRP $5

This works so well as a lip treatment, I reach out to this whenever my lips need some intensive nourishment! This honey version smells great! Another product that I would not hesitate repurchasing.

The total retail value of this box is $102, the cost of the box is $23 plus shipping. Fabulous box for its value! I love how this box contains something to use for face, body and hair.

 

Unboxing of Memebox Special #37 Wake up Makeup

 Official Box Description:

If mornings are not your best friends, and spending hours in front of the mirror is not an option, we’ve got ways to streamline your morning beauty routine so that you can look good, and feel good, every morning. Here, a simple makeup box with a selection of all products that will put yourself together in a flash, at home, or on the go. Because no matter how you feel, Meme-fans always get up, make up, show up, and never give up!

Memebox #37 Wake Up Makeup Box

Morning is my best friend, considering I wake up before 5am every morning for my work! This does not imply that I have lots of time to put on my “work” makeup face. So any shortcuts or tip and tricks are welcome.

Box Contents:

  1. Bbia Downy Cheek 3.5g, RRP $12

There are two options for this blush, and I am happy to receive Downy Peach instead of Downy Pink. As I love cream blushes, I find them ultra blend-able and look really natural on the face.

What do I do!? Two fingers dabbed into the blush and onto my cheeks before blending lightly. This is a lovely item to receive from a makeup beauty box!

 

Shara Shara Glitter Pearl Powder, Bbia Downy Cheek - Downy Pink and Shara Shara Creamy Dual Auto Eye Stick @iamcherrylemon

Shara Shara Glitter Pearl Powder, Bbia Downy Cheek – Downy Pink and Shara Shara Creamy Dual Auto Eye Stick @iamcherrylemon

  1. It’s Skin Babyface Young Girl Gel Eye Liner (Purple Black) 2 * 5.5g, RRP $13

Purple and black are super wearable, I remember I had a New CID liner trio in jewel colours. That was my favourite thing ever until I migrated onto liquid liners. I still enjoy gel liners on occasion.

This eye liner pot comes with its own line brush too, very handy but I prefer to use a thinner liner brush. Another good product!

 

It's Skin Babyface Young Girl Gel Eye Liner @iamcherrylemon

It’s Skin Babyface Young Girl Gel Eye Liner @iamcherrylemon

It's Skin Babyface Young Girl Gel Eye Liner @iamcherrylemon

It’s Skin Babyface Young Girl Gel Eye Liner @iamcherrylemon

It's Skin Babyface Young Girl Gel Eye Liner @iamcherrylemon

It’s Skin Babyface Young Girl Gel Eye Liner @iamcherrylemon

  1. Royal Nature The Original Soothing Blemish Balm SPF 30 PA+++ 40ml, RRP $43

This is pretty special. WHY? Not because it contains a blend of skin soothing natural ingredients. Such as calendula extracts, portulaca extracts, chamomile extracts and cypress essential oils. It is because this BB cream contains a special ingredient called “Angel’s Tear” complex. I am guessing it is “Angel Tears” that gives the dewy and glowy look. I had to dial down the dewy-ness by using extra powder on top.

 

Royal Nature The Original Soothing Blemish Balm @iamcherrylemon

Royal Nature The Original Soothing Blemish Balm @iamcherrylemon

  1. Shara Shara Creamy Dual Auto Eye Stick 1.4g, RRP $9

There are three colour options and we each get one assigned in our boxes. I received the no.2 Holly pink brown. I am guess these are included in this box because the colours here are low maintenance. This means I do not need a crisp and defined line to line my eyes with. Brown liners are good because it looks so natural yet there is enough pigment to define the eyes nicely.

  1. Cheek Room Two Color Lip Gloss 8ml, RRP $12

There are two colour options, I have received the 08 Wine & Nude Peach and cannot be happier as Lavender is definitely not my colour! This lip gloss boosts long lasting formula with high gloss finish.

  1. Shara Shara Glitter Pearl Powder 2.2g, RRP $7

There are three colour options and I received the 01 Pink Romance. It is beautiful colour to use on the eyes, please see swatch! I personally love wearing shimmery colours and this is perfect. So girley! haha

Surprise but not surprised! There is a free gift included in this box.

Cellbydate: The Galacto Zero Essence

Cellbydate The Real Galacto Zero Essence @iamcherrylemon

Cellbydate The Real Galacto Zero Essence @iamcherrylemon

Interesting brand name, isn’t it? Cellbydate or Sell-By-Date?

Anyhow, I am really happy to receive this essence, as it contains ingredients that I know work very well with my skin! This is a soothing, moisturising and skin boosting essence containing galactomyces (fermented fungi family).

The total retail value of this box is $96 plus the essence was retailing around $15, the total cost of the box was $23 plus shipping.

I cannot tell you how much time I have saved on each morning with my makeup routine, but I can say these are very benefiting to my skin! For me, this is a good box and much better than other makeup boxes I have received so far! (See review of Makeup Edition #2 and #3).

Fantastic, I have managed to unboxed three great boxes I bought from the restocks. To be honest, if you do see these boxes restocked on Memebox site. Just grab them, you will not be disappointed. :o)

 

Thank you for reading!

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Memebox Special #73 Brighten & Correct, Special #54 Miracle Masks and Special #35 Moisture Surge : Triple Unboxing [Skincare Edition]

Hello there, after unboxing my last bundle, I am back with reviewing the pile of older boxes. This time I have gathered three skincare boxes and combine them into one long post. I hope you find this useful.

Shortcuts to the boxes! Click to jump to the right section 🙂
Brighten & CorrectMiracle Masks #6 and Moisture Surge

 

Special #73 Brighten & Correct

Memebox Special #73 Brighten & Correct
This is the sort of boxes I would jump in and purchase without a second thought! I hope my hubby is not reading this :p I love skincare products that brighten dull complexions and even out skin tones!

Memebox Special #73 Brighten & Correct - Unboxing @iamcherrylemon

Memebox Special #73 Brighten & Correct – Unboxing @iamcherrylemon

1. Ariul Spa Water 24 hours Moisturising Detox Mask 100ml, RRP $26

Ariul Spa Water 24Hours Moisturising De-Tox Mask @iamcherrylemon

Ariul Spa Water 24Hours Moisturising De-Tox Mask @iamcherrylemon

A very large bottle of detox mask! I like the packaging with the arty gradient, it makes it look more expensive than it is. The mask itself is pearly white, smells very much like an old-fashioned hand wash. I like the product but I am not too keen on the scent. To use, apply a small amount into your palms and spread this over the face. You only have to wait for few seconds before the mask starts to foam up. The bubbles are there to deep clean your pores, it is a funny feeling on the skin. Let me repeat myself here again, I love self-bubbling skincare products. It’s fun and does a good job cleaning the pores. Once rinsed off, the skin will be left moisturised and soft to touch. I really like what it does to my skin! Big thumbs up! I score this 9 out of 10!

2. AHC Hologram Collection Whitening Serum 50ml, RRP $89

AHC Hologram Collection Whitening Serum @iamcherrylemon

AHC Hologram Collection Whitening Serum @iamcherrylemon

Without stating the obvious, this serum looks absolutely fantastic! I know it is a bit gimmicky, but as long as the product delivers, I guess it doesn’t really matter?
This whitening serum contains a blend of acerola berry, camu camu berry, hyaluronic acid, kiwi and tomato. It helps to brightens the complexion while delivering moisture to the skin.

3. LadyKin Broccoli Super Brightening Cream 60ml, RRP $14

LadyKin Broccoli Super Brightening Cream @iamcherrylemon

LadyKin Broccoli Super Brightening Cream @iamcherrylemon

Right, this is a funny ingredient, 75% Broccoli extract! I have never seen anything non-edible containing Broccoli at all. Apparently, it is believed that broccoli has antioxidant effects on the skin. This cream also has high level of vitamin C and E, these are known to brightens and repairs the skin.
This cream can be used on face and body.

4. Boscians Cycle Repair Whitening Spot 15ml, RRP $24
This is a point treatment to lighten dark spots on the skin and helps with hyperpigmentation, a well as hydrating the skin. This is my second tube of the same product, I have been advised this can be a great eye cream too.

Boscians Cycle Repair Whitening Spot @iamcherrylemon

Boscians Cycle Repair Whitening Spot @iamcherrylemon

5. Withme White Perfection Hydrating Cream 120ml, RRP $43

WITHME White Perfection Hydrating Cream @iamcherrylemon

WITHME White Perfection Hydrating Cream @iamcherrylemon

“This White Perfection Hydrating Cream contains over 24,000 mg of silk concentrates and ocean complex. The silk formula rich in protein and amino acid effectively detoxifies the skin of melanin pigments while the blend of sea minerals and coral reef extracts deeply relieve and replenish dry, exhausted skin.”
The info card states that there’s 24000mg of silk concentrates and ocean complex contained within this cream. I am not sure this is correct, as it means 24grams of silk concentrates within 1 cubic cm?! Anyhow, this is a weird product and slightly scented, I was expecting a cream like the broccoli one. I am unsure I will keep this.

All in all, this is a lovely box! I really do like this and would love to reorder if it ever becomes available for international shoppers again!
The total retail value of the box is $196, and the cost of the box was only $23 plus shipping! Absolute bargain and fabulous box! More please!


Special #54 Miracle Masks

Memebox Special #54 Miracle Masks

Memebox Special #54 Miracle Masks - Unboxing @iamcherrylemon

Memebox Special #54 Miracle Masks – Unboxing @iamcherrylemon

1. Purederm Cucumber Eye 24 Pads, RRP $12

Purederm Cucumber Eye Pads @iamcherrylemon

Purederm Cucumber Eye Pads @iamcherrylemon

Who likes gimmicky products? I do! Yes this is not a new design, I have seen these when I was younger. Fake pieces of cucumber patches for cooling the eyes. These are enriched with real cucumber extract, vitamin E and can be stored in fridge for extra cooling effects when used. I do prefer this when its cooler.
These pads are not as cooling or nourishing as you might be expecting. I believe the pads can be made thinner or softer, so they will fit closer to the contour of the eyes.
They don’t irritate my eyes or my eye lids. Not bad but not a product I would repurchase. It looks cute thou.

2. Ladykin Vanpir Dark Repairing Water Mask, RRP $46

LadyKin Vanpir Dark Repairing Water Mask @iamcherrylemon

LadyKin Vanpir Dark Repairing Water Mask @iamcherrylemon

Ok listen to this, “This sleeping pack is made from “dragon’s blood resin” from the Amazon, adenosine and centella asiatica.” Do you know this is? I don’t.
This sleeping pack definitely works well with my skin. I find it very hydrating and I like to wake up to better skin in the mornings! I cannot confirm the claims regarding evening out skin tone as it was not noticeable for the last two times I’ve used the sleeping mask.

3. dDung Vitamin Wash-off Pack 120ml, RRP $12

ddung Vitamin Wash-Off Pack and Mis en scene Perfect Repair Treatment Pack @iamcherrylemon

ddung Vitamin Wash-Off Pack and Mis en scene Perfect Repair Treatment Pack @iamcherrylemon

Another face mask but it requires rinsing off after use. It is packed with vitamins, although the info card did not clarify which vitamins!
I have swapped this item already, so won’t be able to give you a verdict.

4. Mise en Scene Perfect Repair Treatment Pack 180ml, RRP $16
One of my favourite meme hair products, it works well with my hair and it does not weigh it down. I do believe I have two more as backups. I do use this as hair conditioner and not a weekly treatment. It contains 7 types of oils, including argan, camellia, olive, jojoba, coconut, apricot and marula.
I am really enjoying this hair treatment, my hair is feeling soft and not as knotty.

5. TO BE NANG Snail Nutrition Hydro Gel Mask 51g, RRP $5

To Be Nang Snail Nutrition mask pack @iamcherrylemon

To Be Nang Snail Nutrition mask pack @iamcherrylemon

Hydro gel masks are my new favourite! You must try a hydrogel mask as they fit so much better to the face and deliver so much hydration. This is true even with the cheaper alternative brands.
This mask contains snail mucus extracts for the skin renewing properties.
6. TO BE NANG Gold 24k Snail Nutrition Hydro Gel Mask 51g, RRP $6
In hydro gel mask heaven! This mask is enriched with snail mucus extracts and pure gold extracts for soothing,, renewing and rejuvenating the skin. I am really looking forward to trying this one out. I have seen the same mask on another k-beauty online site for $14? So, is this the only time meme under valuated a product? No idea. But I am not complaining.

7. TO BE NANG Anti-Wrinkle Face & Neck Mask 61g, RRP $3
This is a 2-part mask, one for the face and one for the neck. It also contains snail mucus extracts.

The total retail value of the box is $100, the cost of the box is $23 plus shipping. Pretty darn good value I would say! This box is very good, I like mask edition boxes!


Namely my oldest Memebox ever, unboxing of Memebox Special #35 Moisture Surge

Memebox Special #35 Moisture Surge
I’ve got this box during the first ever restocking event. I can still remember on that Friday I rushed home and ate my dinner. ..Then fingers at the ready, to order whatever Memebox throws at us. That event trained me well for the subsequent restocks. Haha madness I know! I have oily combination skin but it doesn’t mean my skin is naturally moisturised. My skin seems to be at its happiest when there’s moisture in abundance. This box seems to be perfect to give my skin the nourishment it needs.

Oh, one note to add.. this box became available again a week ago. Totally out of the blue, as it is pretty old in the meme-world. So if you are looking forward to receive yours but wonder what’s in it, then read on! 😀

Box Contents:

Memebox Special #35 Moisture Surge - Unboxing @iamcherrylemon

Memebox Special #35 Moisture Surge – Unboxing @iamcherrylemon

1. insobeau Hairomax Vitamin Stick 10g l, RRP $29
This is a balm stick that can be used on isolated dry patches on the skin. I prefer gel form of moisture treatment. So I doubt I’ll pay the full $29 for the product.

insobeau Hiaromax Vitamin Stick @iamcherrylemon

insobeau Hiaromax Vitamin Stick @iamcherrylemon

2. Wish Formula Premium Ampoule Mask, RRP $14

Wish Formula Premium Ampoule Mask and imface Vio-Xellose Neck Patch @iamcherrylemon

Wish Formula Premium Ampoule Mask and imface Vio-Xellose Neck Patch @iamcherrylemon

I absolutely adore sheet masks, this mask aims to help address any problem with wrinkles and targets dry patches. But do you think this mask is a little pricey?

3. original raw Deluxe Kit ver 3.0 30ml x 3, RRP $60 (for the full size) I valuate this set to be $30

original raw Deluxe Kit @iamcherrylemon

original raw Deluxe Kit @iamcherrylemon

This kit is fairly popular, especially the Black Bubble cleanser!
The set includes 30ml tubes of the Black Bubble cleanser, Chan-mool Patting Essence and Water Block Black Jam cream. The Bubble cleanser will automatically transform into fine bubbles once it gets in contact with air. You’ll only need a 10 pence sized of product for your entire face. I’m really into bubbling products at the moment!
The patting essence is like thick serum, it gets absorbs into the skin and forms a protective moisture barrier.
This “Jam” can be used as a sleeping pack, the hyaluronic acid helps to retain moisture.

4. ROSEMOON Rich 53% Collagen Smart Balm 50ml, RRP $47

Rosemoon Rich 53% Collagen Smart Balm @iamcherrylemon

Rosemoon Rich 53% Collagen Smart Balm @iamcherrylemon

This cream contains 53% Collagen but it doesn’t clarify which type! This should be used as the last step of the skincare routine.
I’ve used this on alternative nights and I’m enjoying it. But I would have no idea where to get a backup! This is not a brand I can find on the usual k-beauty sites.

5. imface Vio-Xellose Neck Patch 10ml, RRP $5

This is a sheet mask for the neck, it’s formulated with plant and coconut extract. Most people neglect their necks in their skincare routine, yet it is one of the first places that show signs of ageing. I must remember to take better care of mine.

6. Dermahouse Aloe Vera Moisture Mist 120ml, RRP $14
Facial mists are always welcomed. This version contains aloe vera, so it is very soothing. You can add patting water or other ampoules to create a rejuvenating facial mist with plenty of skin benefiting ingredients.

Dermahouse Aloe Vera Moisture Mist @iamcherrylemon

Dermahouse Aloe Vera Moisture Mist @iamcherrylemon

This is actually a very good box, it is adhering to the theme pretty well.

The total retail value of the box is $139, and the cost of the box was $23 plus shipping. Pretty good value and it contains some lovely products!

 

Thank you for reading!

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Last ever Memebox Bundle: Unboxing of Anti-Aging and Detox & Renew

Hello there, the day has come and the end of international shipping with Memebox has ended. It might come back, but who knows?

Anyhow, I will now unbox my last ever bundle (not order :P). You can still get these two boxes,  but only in a trio of boxes (Detox & Renew + Anti-Aging + Find Your Signature Scent trio bundle).

 

Memebox Anti-Ageing

Memebox Anti-Aging

I love skincare boxes, especially it has anything to do with anti-ageing!! Many people are seeking the fountain of youth, are you? I am 😛 But until then, I am happy to use anti-ageing products to help with prevent the early signs of ageing.

Here’s the contents:

Memebox Anti-Aging - Unboxing @iamcherrylemon

Memebox Anti-Aging – Unboxing @iamcherrylemon

  1. Bory Wrinkle Repair Serum 50ml, RRP $48

This serum is lightly scented and feels light. It contains EGF to enhance collagen production in the skin.

I am not sure I like the description card; it says this serum is recommended for those with aging, lifeless skin. Seriously? Apart from that, I am happy to receive a Bory.

Tosowoong Snail Natural Pure Cream and Bory Wrinkle Repair Serum @iamcherrylemon

Tosowoong Snail Natural Pure Cream and Bory Wrinkle Repair Serum @iamcherrylemon

Bory Wrinkle Repair Serum (Swatch) @Iamcherrylemon

Bory Wrinkle Repair Serum (Swatch) @Iamcherrylemon

 

  1. Esthetic House Collagen Herb Complex Eye Cream 100ml, RRP $42

A 100ml eye cream, yes you have not read this wrongly. A full 100ml product for eyes!

This eye cream claims to give the lifted look, the firmer feeling, and glowing radiance around the eyes. It is formulated with marine collagen, herbal complex and adenosine.

This cream can also be used, and recommended to use on laughter lines, and brow area.

Esthetic House Collagen Herb Complex Eye Cream and Enesti Day to Day Pomegranate Acerola Foaming Cleanser @iamcherrylemon

Esthetic House Collagen Herb Complex Eye Cream and Enesti Day to Day Pomegranate Acerola Foaming Cleanser @iamcherrylemon

  1. Enesti Day to Day Pomegranate Acerola Foaming Cleanser 160g, RRP $14

This foaming cleanser claims to remove makeup and oil, declogs pores and brightens complexion. I won’t be able to use this to remove makeup, as I wear heavy coverage foundation at times with waterproof mascara! This is budge-proof unless I use an oil based makeup cleanser.

  1. PureSmie Mask 5 Pack Box RRP $6

This is a 5 sheet masks pack. I love a good sheet mask, although these are not high value items, but I do get through them pretty quickly as I use around one every day or every 2 days! There are five version; pearl, bee venom, snail, red ginseng (I will use this one first!) and vitamin.

PureSmile Mask 5 Pack Box @iamcherrylemon

PureSmile Mask 5 Pack Box @iamcherrylemon

  1. Tosowoong Snail Natural Pure Cream 45ml, RRP $26

Tosowoong’s natural pure line is mostly well received by the meme-communities. This snail cream also contains galactomyces. This ingredient seems very beneficial to my skin type. The cream aims to help with excessive sebum control and cure of all acne and skin blemishes.

I am currently using the bee venom mist toner, it is great!

 

The total retail value of this box is $136, the cost was $29 plus shipping. Not a bad value box at all, it is a solid box containing some great items.

 

Memebox Detox & Renew

Memebox Detox & Renew

Memebox Detox & Renew - Unboxing @iamcherrylemon

Memebox Detox & Renew – Unboxing @iamcherrylemon

How can you not like a detox and renew box!

  1. Gu:aam Method Black Pearl Protein (Conchiolin) 35 Whitening Serum 60ml, RRP $30

Wiki says Conchiolin is “a tough, insoluble protein secreted by molluscs, forming the organic matrix of the shell within which calcium carbonate is deposited”.

The consistency of this serum is light and easy to absorb, unscented which is very good to the skincare. Although, I am guilty of using scented products on my skin!

This is skin renewing serum formulated with bifida, AHA, and black pearl protein. Black pearl proteins eliminate toxins and dead skin cells in the skin. This product is also free from chemical preservatives, artificial fragrance and colourings, mineral oils, silicon oils, sulphates, parabens and EDTA (a stabiliser commonly used in skincare to prevent product ingredient changes (in texture, scent)).

Guaam Method Black Pearl Protein 35 Whitening Serum @iamcherrylemon

Guaam Method Black Pearl Protein 35 Whitening Serum @iamcherrylemon

Guaam Method Black Pearl Protein 35 Whitening Serum (Swatch) @iamcherrylemon

Guaam Method Black Pearl Protein 35 Whitening Serum (Swatch) @iamcherrylemon

  1. Yadah Anti Trouble Bubble Cleanser 150ml, RRP $27

This is gentle acne medicated facial cleaner. It contains salicylic acid to help fight acne and blemishes. The micro bubbles help to detoxify the pores. This product carries a pretty strong statement, as it is approved by the Korean Ministry of Food and Drug Safety administration. I have not seen any other Meme-product that actually has this claim!

Yadah Anti-Trouble Bubble Cleanser @iamcherrylemon

Yadah Anti-Trouble Bubble Cleanser @iamcherrylemon

I am happy to receive this as I do get the occasional spots and I need this to help me fight my minor acne!

  1. Mayn Bio Mineraltox Mist 100ml, RRP $44

This is by far, the most interesting mist I have ever received! Look at those tiny little round pebble things!

This mist is used for refreshing your complexion and makeup, it detoxifies and rejuvenates the skin with lemon balm, apple mint, royal jelly and those are called “secret beads”??? They are made of ions and mineral water. RIGHT.

Mayn Bio Mineral Mist @iamcherrylemon

Mayn Bio Mineral Mist @iamcherrylemon

I am getting used to using mists, it is very refreshing and I like the burst (light mist!) of moisture it often gives me. Happy to receive this!

  1. Araon Detox Skin Essence 100ml, RRP $34

This essence is unscented, super light and water-like, very light to the point I believe it will evaporate if I do not rub the essence quickly into my skin! This essence contains maple water and green tea extract. It helps to smooth the skin. There is 100ml of the product, this will take a long while to use up! Great value at $34!

Yadah Anti-Trouble Bubble Cleanser and Araon Detox Skin Essence @iamcherrylemon

Yadah Anti-Trouble Bubble Cleanser and Araon Detox Skin Essence @iamcherrylemon

  1. Esthentic House Vitamin 3000 Vitamin B Vita-Capsule Cream 30ml, RRP $24

This is the second Vitamin Vita-Capsule cream I have received recently. This is the Vitamin B version; it helps to sooth irritated and inflamed skin. It is also not scented.

Guaam Method Black Pearl Protein 35 Whitening Serum and Esthetic House Vitamin 3000 Vitamin B Vita-Capsule Cream@iamcherrylemon

Guaam Method Black Pearl Protein 35 Whitening Serum and Esthetic House Vitamin 3000 Vitamin B Vita-Capsule Cream@iamcherrylemon

Esthetic House Vitamin 3000 Vitamin B Vita-Capsule Cream (Swatch) @iamcherrylemon

Esthetic House Vitamin 3000 Vitamin B Vita-Capsule Cream (Swatch) @iamcherrylemon

 

The total retail value of this box is $159 and the cost of the box was $29 plus shipping. Very good value, especially on a box stuffed full of great skincare products.

I like this box so much that I grabbed a box for my sister during the restock of this box.

Well done, Memebox!

 

Thank you for reading, I have another 10 or so boxes, few value sets left… so BRING ON the unboxing party!

 


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For your eyes only… Kao Steam Eye Mask product review 

Kao Steam Eye Masks @iamcherrylemon

Kao Steam Eye Masks @iamcherrylemon

Hello there! Finally reviewing something funky today! Kao steaming eye masks! “Why would you want to steam your eyes?” I heard you say 😛
Well, they’re really good, so read on!

What is it? What do they do?
These are one-use eye masks with self heating properties. Once opened,  the mask can heat up to 40c and when worn on your face, it creates a steam pockets over your eyes.
You won’t be able to see any steam but it sure gets warm and creates moisture. Surprisingly, it is very soothing to the eyes.
Each mask is made with ultra thin cotton and it doesn’t feel scratchy.
There are quite a few aromas/scents to choose from; chamomile- ginger, fresh rose, lavender sage, eucalyptus breeze and unscented (my preferred option)

Kao Steam Eye Masks @iamcherrylemon

Kao Steam Eye Masks @iamcherrylemon

Who is this for? 

  • VDU (visual display unit, computer monitor to you and me) users
  • Office worker who suffers from dry eyes, due to air conditioning
  • People who work outside all day with sun and wind
  • Eyes that get tired, with red veins appearing and your eye whites turn not-so-white (signs of eye fatigue)
  • Or generally for people with dry or tired eyes

To use:

  1. Open foil packet carefully not to rip the eye mask
  2. Unpick the eye loops at the back
  3. Find the slit in the eye mask (make sure it is aiming down towards your mouth. This makes the mask fit snuggly to your face and over your nose bridge
  4. Wear the mask, looping the ear pieces over your ears
  5. Sit down and relax for 10 to 20 minutes
  6. Dispose when the mask has cooled

You should consult your doctor prior to using that if you are sensitive to heat; insensitive to heat or on medication.
You should discard if you do find it too hot for comfort.
So please read the information on the packaging before use.

My take on the product
I suffer from dry eyes syndrome. Everyday my eyes get dry and tired as I work infront of a monitor for over 8 hours a day in an air conditioned office.
There’s nothing more soothing than having one of these masks at the end of the day. My eyes would feel refreshed and comfortable. I normally have difficulties falling asleep (takes 45mins to over an hour to fall asleep).  Since the heat is soothing and comforting. I often wear this to sleep and I do find it very easy to relax and sleep. So this is kinda my life saver!

Kao Steam Eye Mask Try-on @iamcherrylemon

Kao Steam Eye Mask Try-on @iamcherrylemon

Price: Less than £10 for 14 in Japan drugstore; £7 for 4 on EBay UK; $20 for 14 masks US sites

I love this product and have bought enough backups from Japan and my sis in law have also bought boxes for me 😛
I know a warm damp towel will do the same job very well. I would still prefer to use these as it’s convenient and easy to use. I’m not going to fall asleep with a damp towel haha

Have you tried these self heating eye masks before?

Thanks for reading! Have a great week ahead!

Dirty Gal, nothing dirty at all blah! Unboxing of Memebox Superbox #78

 

Memebox Special #78 Dirty Gal

Hi and how are you doing today. We are almost a week into January already! How did everyone do at the sales? I only picked up a few bits and some goodies from Selfridges.

Today’s blog post is on a very interestingly named box, it’s the Dirty Gal! The meme community was expecting lots of mud masks and bird poop products etc.

Official box description:
Think dirty. Play dirty. Cake fights, sticky syrup, muddy tracks, grease stains and more, these are some icky-sticky situations you wouldn’t want on your skin and body… or do you? We sure do. Say bye-bye to Miss Clean Freak and unleash your inner dirty girl with this box – bursting with so-called “dirty” but oh-so-fun beauty ingredients! Join in on this hot mess because it’s all about dirty fun, fun, fun in this box! Use these effective goodies made with“dirty” ingredients, plus fun textures to rev up your skin and body care routine!

So what have we got here?

Memebox Special #78 Dirty Gal - Unboxing @iamcherrylemon

Memebox Special #78 Dirty Gal – Unboxing @iamcherrylemon

 

Box Contents:
1. Dr. MJ Real Mucin Restore Cream 50g, RRP $46

 

Dr. MJ Real Mucin Restore Cream @iamcherrylemon

Dr. MJ Real Mucin Restore Cream @iamcherrylemon

Snail cream! I love snail creams 🙂 Like most snail mucin creams, this cream helps cell regeneration and decrease the appearance of wrinkles.
I’ve used another snail cream (from Snail box #1) and it was very effective but slightly fiddly to apply. It makes my skin feels moisturised and supple, but I cannot use it every night with it being so heavy on the skin.
This Dr. MJ version feels alot lighter, almost like normal moisturiser cream. I feel that this is more suitable for my oily combination skin than the skin house brand version. They smell very similar, like fresh grass and this Dr. MJ one is less stringy.
I’m happy with this cream and have already bought a back up of it 🙂

2. B&SOAP Mamie Blue 130g, RRP $29

 

B&SOAP Mamie Blue Wash Off Mask @iamcherrylemon

B&SOAP Mamie Blue Wash Off Mask @iamcherrylemon

Ahhhh this is the “Smurf facial mask”! This is much a fun product to use. With our UK meme group, we’ve set a Sunday as our “Smurfette” night! This is when we all use this mask and post a selfie looking like a smurfette 😛 love it.
OK back to product review! This mask is enriched with peppermint and evening primrose oil. I can definitely smell and feel the peppermint (refreshing!). It was incredibly difficult to spread onto my face, the texture is clay like but spongey, it did take awhile to make the mask stick to my face! A lady in the meme-group said it was easier after mixing the blue mask with small amount of water.
It contains some berry seeds but I’m not sure what those were for. Certainly not exfoliating enough. ..
The mask is known to be very good at vacuuming out skin impurities, excess oil and dirt. It lifts off dead and tired skin cells. For me, I feel it did do a good job of decongesting my skin. This is a good mask with great fun factor.

3. Esthetic House Mayo Pack 120ml, RRP $12

 

Estetic House Mayo Pack and Cleomee Natural Donkey Oil @iamcherrylemon

Estetic House Mayo Pack and Cleomee Natural Donkey Oil @iamcherrylemon

This hair treatment does not contain any mayo as it was inspired by it only. So it looks like mayonnaise, but it certainly doesn’t even smell or feel like mayo :/ In fact, this hair treatment pack is almost scent less.
Just use this is a deep conditioning conditioner, as you apply it after washing your hair and leaving this on for 3 mins.
I do like this hair treatments from Memebox.

Estetic House Mayo Pack @iamcherrylemon

Estetic House Mayo Pack @iamcherrylemon

 

4. Pure Smile Muddy Girl 15g (2 units), RRP $4

 

Pure Smile Muddy Girl mask packs (Pearl-yellow, Mud-green) @iamcherrylemon

Pure Smile Muddy Girl mask packs (Pearl-yellow, Mud-green) @iamcherrylemon

These are one-use wash off masks, they often pop up in memeboxes! I received the pearl and the clay versions. Although these are one-use items, each pod contains more product for one application. So you can store in an airtight plastic bag and save it for couple nights later. Or have a mask night with a BFF.

The mask looks and smells like a standard clay mask. It felt a bit itchy for me for the first few minutes, luckily it went away after the initial itch!
My skin did look brightened and evened out my skintone.

To use, spread evenly over cleansed face; leave for 10 to 15 minutes before rinsing off with lukewarm water.
These costs around £2.99 + shipping  on eBay UK

5. Cleomee Natural Donkey Oil 80ml, RRP $83 (!!)
This is a body oil containing natural donkey oil, also the oils of grape seed, olive,  annatto, jojoba, sun flower and macadamia.
It does not contain paraben, colouring, benzophenone, phenoxyethanol and mineral oil. Donkey Oils are known to be very nourishing and moisturising to the human skin. There are talks over how donkey oils are obtained, how donkeys are treated in the farms etc. I won’t go into another discussion but please look into it if you have issues with using donkey oils.
This body oil does not smell like normal body oils, it’s an unaltered type of oil scent. It wasn’t as smelly as I initially thought. It feels heavy upon application but my skin seems to happily absorbed it in within 5 mins. Please note I have tested this on my body and not the face!

Total meme-retail value of the box is $174 and the cost of the box was $29 plus shipping.
Very good value box, but unsure if I would buy the body oil for $83! Despite not being an overly exciting box, I’ve used and liked all the items in the box. Score 5 out of 5!

Would you try these “slightly weird” skincare products?

Thank you for reading!

 


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Pump-Pump-Pumpkin Pie Cosmetics and 1st Anniversary Box (Memebox Superbox #80 and #81 Unboxing)

Hello there! It is 23rd Dec, are you ready for X’mas? Here’s an unboxing post on the much loved but not hyped up Pumpkin Pie Cosmetics box!

Memebox Superbox #80 Pumpkin Pie Cosmetics

I have ordered the Meme Anniversary box with this Pumpkin pie box in a bundle. Since Memebox has been biggin’ up the Anniversary box so much, for it being the best box ever. I was not too bothered with Pumpkin Pie Box. HOW WRONG CAN I BE? This box contains some pretty impressive lovely items! Read on 😉

Box Contents:

Memebox Superbox #80 Pumpkin Pie Cosmetics - Unboxing @iamcherrylemon

Memebox Superbox #80 Pumpkin Pie Cosmetics – Unboxing @iamcherrylemon

Dearberry – Coco’s Secret Recipe Pumpkin 100ml, RRP $16

Dearberry Coco’s Secret Recipe Pumpkin Wash-off Pack @iamcherrylemon

Dearberry Coco’s Secret Recipe Pumpkin Wash-off Pack @iamcherrylemon

AH HA! The only pumpkin related product in the box :p This wash off pack (mask) has the cute packaging and a talc powder scent (is my scent failing me… I was expecting a pumpkin smell.. not that Pumpkins smell of much… )

The texture of this mask is very creamy and smooth, you will only need a thin layer. So this 100ml tub will last quite a while! It helps to clarifies and brightens complexion. I really enjoy using this mask, and I’m interested in checking out other variations from the same range. There are 5 options in total including our Pumpkin, Milk, Yam, Potato and Honey. These are selling for around £19 or $29.99 on eBay, I haven’t found these on TesterKorea, Beauty Net Korea or Korea Depart yet!

Instructions for use: Use 2-3 times a week, apply over clean and dry face avoiding the eyes and mouth area. Leave on for 5-10 minutes and wash it off with warm water.

Insobeau – Multi Complex V-Line Repair Sleeping Mask 80ml, RRP $42

Insobeau Multi Complex V-Line Repir Sleeping Mask @iamcherrylemon

Insobeau Multi Complex V-Line Repir Sleeping Mask @iamcherrylemon

This pretty looking tub contains a sleeping mask that has a rather strong scent. I can’t describe it; it is just a very normal sheet mask smell! The texture of this sleeping mask is like steamed egg/panna cotta? , i.e. very smooth, and light.

This mask contains a blend of adenosine, peptide, argan oil, collagen, albutin, and ceramide. It aims to re-hydrate and brightens the skin.

Unfortunately, this sleeping mask has an expiration date of June 2015, so I have to use this up within 6 months! Mission impossible as I have another 3 on the go right now.

Enesti Shea Butter Hand Cream Lemon & Verbena 50g, RRP $5

Enesti Shea Butter Hand Cream and Enesti Day To Day Rice & Milk Foam Cleanser @iamcherrylemon

Enesti Shea Butter Hand Cream and Enesti Day To Day Rice & Milk Foam Cleanser @iamcherrylemon

Enesti does nice hand creams, and I believe Memebox loves Enesti too. I have got 3 Enesti hand creams already. I love its scents and the formula, it is nourishing without being greasy. The cream sinks into your hands and give you lasting moisture.

This Lemon & Verbena version smells refreshing and lovely to use!

Tonymoly Gold Black Sugar Mask 100ml, RRP $7

Tonymoly Gold Black Sugar Mask @iamcherrylemon

Tonymoly Gold Black Sugar Mask @iamcherrylemon

This is a wash off mask formulated with black sugar, gold (?) and honey extracts. It provides effective facial exfoliation. I have used the Skin Food version and I do find Skin Food’s version is tiny bit too rough on the skin. The sugar particles are on the larger size. I will continue to use this and report back how the two compares.

Enesti Day to Day Rice & Milk Foam Cleansing 160g, RRP $14

I thought I had a repeat when I saw this… the Memebox “Empties” also contain a Rice & Milk Foaming Cleanser by Enesti. You can argue that they are different since the size is different, the packaging is different :p

The total meme-retail value of this box is $84, the cost of the box was $23 plus shipping.

Okie, to me this is a nice box. A heck-load better than the Anniversary box, that teaches me not to have high expectations. No expectations means no disappointment in this case 😛 Every item in this box is useable, just that I have to use the Isobeau sleeping mask a lot more and a lot quicker!


1st Anniversary Box (Memebox is over 1 year old!)

Memebox has promised us the BEST BOX EVER, a box that’s bursting with highest quality products, the most talked and most wanted K-Beauty buys. Read on to find out more…

Memebox 1st Anniversary Box

Box Contents:

Memebox 1st Anniversary Box - Unboxing @iamcherrylemon

Memebox 1st Anniversary Box – Unboxing @iamcherrylemon

Tosowong Bee AC Control Toner 100ml, RRP $15

Tosowong Bee AC Control Treatment and RiRe Capsule Mask Pack @iamcherrylemon

Tosowong Bee AC Control Treatment and RiRe Capsule Mask Pack @iamcherrylemon

It is randomly selected from lotion or toner mist. I have received the toner mist and couldn’t be more glad! Bee venom creams don’t seem to do much for me, but a toner mist I can make more use of :o)

The toner smells sweet like honey, it feels light and moisturising on the skin. Bee venom is known to be good for acne prone skin, it calms and neutralises.

Unni Recipe Makes Your Skin Smooth Firming Pact SPF25 PA+++ #21 Light Beige 12g, RRP $24

Unni Recipe Makes Your Skin Smooth Firming Pact @iamcherrylemon

Unni Recipe Makes Your Skin Smooth Firming Pact @iamcherrylemon

Unni Recipe Makes Your Skin Smooth Firming Pact @iamcherrylemon

Unni Recipe Makes Your Skin Smooth Firming Pact @iamcherrylemon

Unni Recipe Makes Your Skin Smooth Firming Pact @iamcherrylemon

Unni Recipe Makes Your Skin Smooth Firming Pact @iamcherrylemon

I was really happy to find such a good quality BB cushion pact in the box, but quickly lost my excitement when I found out we were sent the same shade, same shade for everyone.. I can’t even trade this for a darker shade :o(

CORRECTION: I should not have called this a cushion, as it is a powder pact!! It is weird, as it memorises the indentation that I made with the cotton bud but it did not crumble. INTERESTING! :p

The pact is in shade #21, I have never been able to get away with using shade #21 in any Korean branded cosmetic items.

Anyhow, the pact promises to give great coverage as well as letting your skin breathe. It is formulated with a blend of galactomyces (fungi family), bifida, lactobasillus ferments and Unni Recipe’s special “Silky Balance Network” [whatever that is].

AHC Whitening Cream SPF35 PA++ 30ml, RRP $38

AHC Whitening Cream @iamcherrylemon

AHC Whitening Cream @iamcherrylemon

AHC Whitening Cream swatches @iamcherrylemon

AHC Whitening Cream swatches @iamcherrylemon

A very light and easily absorbed whitening cream, I do like this cream as it gives the extra SPF under my normal foundation/BB/CC creams! Very handy, and it smells very light and delicate floral. Love it!

RiRe Cool Dr. Scalp 10ml & Hot Speed Manicure 15ml, RRP $11

RiRe Cool Dr. Scalp 10ml & Hot Speed Manicure @iamcherrylemon

RiRe Cool Dr. Scalp 10ml & Hot Speed Manicure @iamcherrylemon

These two products are very interesting. These are for hair and scalp! The Dr. Scalp works to cool down your scalp to prevent hair loss and remove impuritires and dead skin cells, resulting in healthier scalp and hair. The Hot Speed manicure cream works to penetrate deep into hair cuticles, delivers nutrition and help create a stronger protein layer to prevent breakage. I am sceptical on Dr. Scalp treatment. I have had scalp issue after using some well-known brand shampoo and it took me months to get back to normal, flake-free state!

RiRe Capsule Mask Pack (Anti-ageing) 75ml, RRP $22

Randomly selected from 3 options; Moisture, Whitening and Anti-Ageing. I received the anti-ageing pack, I think Memebox is trying to tell me something :p To be honest, I would be happy to receive any of the three. The product smells delicate and soothing.

This is a spray format mask, pretty unusual as all my masks are in tubs, tubes, and never had I receive a spray mask! This capsule spray is not a fine-spray; yes it is more like a squirt! This is to be use under or over makeup, but I am unsure I will be using this over makeup, just in case I have non-waterproof mascara on! HAHAHHAA

The total meme-retail value of this box is $110 and the cost of the box was $23 plus shipping.

I would definitely make use of the AHC Whitening cream, Rire capsule pack and the Tosowoong Bee AC Control Toner.

Thanks for reading this double unboxing post! Have a great day.

These two boxes are currently sold out, but feel free to look out for a restock of these boxes! As I yet to see them being restocked, so there are high chances they will pop up on the Memebox page!


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Memebox Global Box #15 and Lucky Box #10

Hello everyone, today I have 2 belated unboxing for Global #15 and Lucky #10 boxes! These 2 were picked up during the restock period. They came on snail mail then I had to try out some products ;P
 
Global #15 Box contents:

 

Memebox Global Box #15

Memebox Global Box #15

Memebox Global Box #15 Box Contents @iamcherrylemon

Memebox Global Box #15 Box Contents @iamcherrylemon

Mise en scène Perfect Repair Treatment Pack 180ml, RRP $16
A good hair treatment does save your hair from getting unmanageable! I have dyed my hair a few times and so I heavily depend on hair treatments, such as moroccan oil and hair masks.
I have tried this a few times and this is more nourishing to the hair than the snail hair gloss treatment from Snail #1 box. I am loving this one!
Mise en scène Perfect Repair Treatment Pack and Perfect Serum - Global Box #15 @iamcherrylemon

Mise en scène Perfect Repair Treatment Pack and Perfect Serum – Global Box #15 @iamcherrylemon

Mise en scène Perfect Serum 70ml, RRP $9
This serum contains 7 different natural oils: argan, camellia, oive, jojoba, coconut, apricot and marula. The serum is not oily nor sticky. This works out cheaper than Moroccan oil that I have been using for years, it would be perfect if this is readily available in the UK!
I really do like this from the first time I’ve tried it, I hope I will be able to find backup of this hair serum. I applied this before blow drying and my hair ends up less frizzy and almost silky! It feels and looks smoother, extremely happy with this.
 
Ariul Stress Reliving Purefull Cleansing Foam 75ml, RRP $8
This is a foamy bubble cleanser, it claims that the bubbles can penetrate deep into the skin and clean away makeup residues, skin impurities, blackheads and dead skin cells. I am not a big fan of foamy cleanser but it seems that all the cleansers I am getting from memeboxes are foamy! I am currently using the ddung Milky cleanser from the CW3 box. For which, I am still on the fence about, I am not sure I am stand the smell but it does a fabulous job at cleaning me skin!! What should I do!?
 
Tonymoly BCDation All Master SPF30 PA++ 20g, RRP $24
Hello BB + CC + Foundation, aka BCDation by Tonymoly. Tonymoly has merged 3 products into 1 with this BCDation. It has the blemish control, SPF of a BB cream, combined with the colour correcting properties of a CC cream, plus the coverage of a foundation into 1. Fancy natural-looking but high coverage? It sounds amazing but is it!? (I have previously purchased this item before I found out this is part of Global #15).
Well I believe it depends on your skin type, as it did look pretty good on me (with a lot of blending!) for a few hours, I would say around 3 to3.5 hours and BOOF! My oily combination skin played havoc and melted BCDation off my face. To be truthful, I am an oil slick, and I did not wear primer underneath that time. But the idea of a 3 in 1 product is to save you time and effort in makeup application.
I had to bust out my super primer “Hourglass “ for this to work “OK” for me. I had high hopes for this, but.. nevermind.
 
Miss.age Snail Anti-Wrinkle Serum 50ml, RRP $53
Fantastic, a snail serum! My last one from the Brightening box is at 30% at the moment, great timing memebox! Ehehe This is quite different, the consistency is more than slightly slimy, this is pretty thick. I shall report back once I start using this. I am hoping it will sit as well with me like the DKN one does!
Snail skincare aims to help skin regeneration and boost moisture level to the skin.
Ariul Stress Reliving Purefull Cleansing Foam and Miss.age Snail Anti-Wrinkle Serum @iamcherrylemon

Ariul Stress Reliving Purefull Cleansing Foam and Miss.age Snail Anti-Wrinkle Serum @iamcherrylemon

 

Tosowoong Makeon Lip Manicure 30 Seconds 5.5g, RRP $12
This lip manicure is like a very pigmented lip tint, colour with long lasting characteristics of a tint. It takes 30 seconds for this to dry and you are set for the day.
I have similar products (Lime Crime Velvetines) in my stash so I shall be selling/swapping this.
A word of warning, with these fast drying and long lasting lip products, please make sure your lips are moisturised and you have steady hands to apply the colour.
 
Shara Shara I Wanna Pencil Gel Liner, RRP $8
Brown liner! Going straight to swap pile, especially after I received the Beauty people gel liner pencil in Lucky #10 box! I know I am not giving it a chance, but I am ruthless like that 😛 whahahaa
Shara Shara I Wanna Pencil Gel Liner, Tosowoong Makeon Lip Manicure and Tonymoly BCDatoini All Master @iamcherrylemon

Shara Shara I Wanna Pencil Gel Liner, Tosowoong Makeon Lip Manicure and Tonymoly BCDatoini All Master @iamcherrylemon

I think the hair serum has totally won me over. I wish the whole box is filled with hair serum bottles and that will be my “Jackpot box”!
Global #15 is no longer available, you can check out Global box #18 here.
The total retail value of this box is $130, the cost of the box is $23 plus shipping. Good value box, do you think memebox will take my suggestion of a box filled with nothing by hair serum bottles? XD


 
Lucky #10
This is my first Lucky box! I have been informed that this is the best way to catch up on very well loved items from previous memeboxes. There are chances that you get repeats of items you have gathered if you are a regular meme-boxers! So for me, this is kinda perfect 😛
Memebox Lucky #10

Memebox Lucky #10

Memebox Lucky Box #10 - Box Contents @iamcherrylemon

Memebox Lucky Box #10 – Box Contents @iamcherrylemon

Dr.MJ Bee Tox Control Cream 55ml, RRP $50
The high value item within the box! This facial cream contains bee venom, propolis, tea tree leaf water, rosemary and calendula extracts.
Bee venom and propolis are very popular skincare ingredients Apparently, our Duchess of Cambridge Kate Middleton also uses facial creams containing bee venom for your radiant good skin. (being naturally pretty and blessed with good skin also help :P) Calendula is known for its skin benefits, reducing inflammation with its antiseptic and anti-inflammatory properties. It can help with other skin irritations such as insect bites, sunburn and rashes. This cream will sooth, nourish and rejuvenate the skin, help retain moisture within the skin.

 

Dr.MJ Bee Tox Control Cream @iamcherrylemon

Dr.MJ Bee Tox Control Cream @iamcherrylemon

Mstar Malus Intensive Hair Treatment 30g, RRP $14
More hair treatment! This one contains over 40 different natural extracts and contain 70% apple water. This treatment promises to firm up and strengthen the hair with continuous use.
My hair is pretty thick and not prone to breakage. I might add to my meme-swap/sell stash as someone will benefit from this more than me!
Mstar Malus Intensive Hair Treatment and E choice Snow Brightening Body Cream @iamcherrylemon

Mstar Malus Intensive Hair Treatment and E choice Snow Brightening Body Cream @iamcherrylemon

 
The Skin House Aloe Water Mist 80ml. RRP$11
I have been using the Avène eau de thermale spray in the office and on hot days for the last few years. It gives a fine mist of natural spring water and I am happy with it. NOW, with this “Skin House” Aloe Water, it contains extra skin benefits, aloe is great for moisturising and calming skin irritations.
The Skin House Aloe Water Mist and Blithe Patting Water Pack @iamcherrylemon

The Skin House Aloe Water Mist and Blithe Patting Water Pack @iamcherrylemon

 
Benton Snail Bee High Content Essence 60ml, RRP $22
Walaa! This essence contains snail secretion filtrate , bee venom (again!) and EGF to cleanse rough (?), damaged skin from external stresses and pollution. It is known to improve skin texture and increase moisture level within skin. I was so happy when I saw this as the spoiler for this box! I hear only good things about this essence 😀 ahahha I remember thinking, “bingo! I got what I wanted!!”. It did make me feel *lucky*!
I am really looking forward to start using this, I am currently on Eon essence, which I also love very much 😀
 
E choice Snow Brightening Body Cream 100g, RRP $4
This is an instant skin brightener for the body, it claims to provide long lasting tone-up effect as well as deep hydration and nourishment. This is pretty low value for a 100ml product! Might give this a try :o)
 
Beauty People Miss 100 Auto Gel Pencil Liner 0.5g, RRP $38
I received the Glimmer Bronze option and I am over the moon with it. Actually I would be happy with any of the colour choices. These gel pencil liner from Beauty People are known to be long lasting, so I am very happy to own one now as they really are long lasting and smudgeproof. This gel liner pencil also comes with a built-in sharpener. 
For some reason, this gel pencil liner is retailed at $38. To be honest, I don’t think I will fork out $38 for a liner. The most I paid was for liquid liners from Lancôme and Burberry and they were around £23 price point!
Beauty People Miss 100 Auto Gel Pencil Liner @iamcherrylemon

Beauty People Miss 100 Auto Gel Pencil Liner @iamcherrylemon

Beauty People Miss 100 Auto Gel Pencil Liner (Glimmer Bronze) @iamcherrylemon

Beauty People Miss 100 Auto Gel Pencil Liner (Glimmer Bronze) @iamcherrylemon

Blithe Patting Water Pack (pouch sample)
These sample packs are great for introducing products to K-Beauty beginners, I have heard a lot of good things about this from all the FB groups. Each edition of patting water has different skin benefits.
On the info card, the suggested way of usage is to add a sample pack to a wash basin filled with clean water. Then splash this all over the face. Not sure about you, but this sounds wasteful to me!
I have just added this to the Aloe Water mist as recommended by almost everyone (I think I first heard about this from Veri, thx!)! So far, I am really liking it. It gives a great moisture boost to the face on a hot day or air-conditioned office etc. I prefer to use this on naked skin and not over makeup.
 
Total retail value of this box is $139 (excluding the Blithe Patting Water sample pack), the cost of the box is $23 plus $6.99 shipping.
A very good value box containing many useable items, so far, LOVE lucky boxes.
Lucky Box #10 and Super Lucky #11 are currently sold out, but Lucky bundle for Lucky boxes #12, #13 and #14 is available on special set $69 plus 1 payment of shipping. In theory, this will save you 2 shipping fees, around $14 for standard domestic shipping or save $38 on express shipping as you only pay 1 set of shipping fees for 3 boxes that are being delivered at different times.
Blithe Patting Water – (purple, green and yellow version) is on sale for $38 on memeshop at the moment.
Thank you for reading! Have a lovely week 🙂

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Another drop of Cuteness remedy for a hectic week, 1 dinky (The Face Shop) and 1 hefty box (SkinFood) unboxing!

First up, The Face Shop Special Box #82 !

Memebox The Face Shop

Memebox The Face Shop

Memebox The Face Shop Special Box - Box Contents @iamcherrylemon

Memebox The Face Shop Special Box – Box Contents @iamcherrylemon

 

This is a relatively new brand, especially for me. But the Face Shop is making a big impression, I love their “too-cute” product packaging. Most of their products are very affordably priced and it adds to the appeal for most people.. well it fits the mentality of “if it doesn’t work for the face, I will use that on my feet :P”

This box is dinky small but it contains 6 full sized (not large) products.

 

Memebox The Face Shop - Info card page 1 @iamcherrylemon

Memebox The Face Shop – Info card page 1 @iamcherrylemon

Memebox The Face Shop - Info card page 2 @iamcherrylemon

Memebox The Face Shop – Info card page 2 @iamcherrylemon

Here we go, just a quick unboxing post for ya and some lovely pictures of cute product packaging to fill your day with “awwww…”

 

Calendula Eden Essential Moisture Cream 50ml, RRP $9

This is probably the most normal looking product in this box, a cream in a glass tub. This cream is for “sagging” skin, thanks memebox. Hahaha this cream contains a blend of calendula extracts for intensive hydration to the skin. It also has hyaluronic acid, which is known to help retain moisture.

Lovely Me:ex Pastel Cushion Blusher 5g, RRP $7

Awww this is just too cute to use!! I have the Coral Cushion 02. The packaging is absolutely adorable, as the packaging is mostly cardboard, this has added good eco-factor!

I have not used any blushes or any beauty product that comes with a puff like this. Although, it does look the norm for K-beauty.

The Face Shop Lovely Me:ex Pastel Cushion @iamcherrylemon

The Face Shop Lovely Me:ex Pastel Cushion @iamcherrylemon

Lovely Me:ex Mini Pet Hand Cream 30ml, RRP $6

Normally I would have been over the moon receiving such a cute product, but I just gotten the same one from my BNK haul (post should be up shortly).

This is a cute hand cream regardless, I do not mind this little kitty sitting on my desk at work all day every day. Fruity Floral scent option received!

I am using my Skinfood Cacao Hand balm at work at the moment, and I am loving it. Just wish that it will last longer and that I can get more use out of it. (but I am slathering my hands with the yummy cacao cream!)

Lovely Me:ex Mini Pet Hand Cream and Lovely Me:ex Dessert Lip Balm @iamcherrylemon

Lovely Me:ex Mini Pet Hand Cream and Lovely Me:ex Dessert Lip Balm @iamcherrylemon

Lovely Me:ex Dessert Lip Balm 6g, RRP $8

I have received the 02 Orange option, like most of the meme-addicts on fb. I am guessing memebox must have had a massive amount of orange lip balm! But I am happy with orange, although honey or strawberry would be preferred 😛 Did I just contradict myself?

Lovely Me:ex You&Eyes 05 Sand Brown 1.6g, RRP $5

I am not a huge fan of brown shades, although I am a neutral shadow lover. This has shimmery glitter, so I might make an exception for this :p

Lovely Meex You&Eyes @iamcherrylemon

Lovely Meex You&Eyes @iamcherrylemon

Milk Plus Calming Moisture Cream Shower 300ml, RRP $8

A huge bottle at 300ml! There is no description on ingredients. But it’s a shower cream, no issue! The official info card, “body lotion that moisturises your skin silky soft, supple and milky-white”..
But but but…. . Mine is not a body lotion? Doesn’t matter to me, it might matter to some people thou.

 

Milk Plus Calming Moisture Body Lotion @iamcherrylemon

Milk Plus Calming Moisture Cream Shower @iamcherrylemon

Total box retail value is $43, probably one of the lowest value box I have ever received. But I can make use of 5 out of 6 items, making it a very useable box for me. With extra cute factor, this box is pretty desirable for me. Yes I am all for cute packaging! The cost of the box is $23 plus shipping

 

Overall Score: 3 out of 5, a low valued but useable box, cute factor 100%!!

 

So, what do you think? I simply love the cuteness this box gives me 😀

 

OK, onto our second and last box of the day. THE SKINFOOD BOX (Superbox #84 Skin Food)

 

Memebox Skinfood Box

Memebox Skinfood Box

Memebox Skinfood Box Contents @iamcherrylemon

Memebox Skinfood Box Contents @iamcherrylemon

This comes in a much bigger and non-standard memebox, the box is dark but bright pink with black lettering. Warehouse probably run out of the standard boxes and used one of the older packaging for mine. I am fine with it, all my products are safe and sound, and that matters the most to me!

This box is weighty and it contains only 5 full-sized products. Although this box does not look as cute, it contains some bestsellers of the brand. This is a great starter/introduction box for the brand.

Memebox Skinfood Box Info card 1 @iamcherrylemon

Memebox Skinfood Box Info card 1 @iamcherrylemon

Memebox Skinfood Box Info card 2 @iamcherrylemon

Memebox Skinfood Box Info card 2 @iamcherrylemon

Box contents:

Facial Water Vita-C Cream 75g, RRP $13

Ah Vitamin C 😀 This cream contains Alaska glacier water, Vitamin C complete for delivering intensive hydration to the skin. The Vitamin C is from extracts of raspberry, acai berry, cranberry, and strawberry. I used to like Vitamin C products for the skin, I find it brightens my skin very well. I have not been using Vitamin C products for a while, so I would like to try this.

Facial Water Vita-C Cream @iamcherrylemon

Facial Water Vita-C Cream @iamcherrylemon

Facial Water Vita-C Cream @iamcherrylemon

Facial Water Vita-C Cream @iamcherrylemon

Black Sugar Mask Wash Off 100g, RRP $9

What can I say, this is the most popular product from the brand. I’ve heard of and wanted to try this products way before I heard of memebox.

This is a facial exfoliator rich in minerals and vitamins. It can remove dead skin cells, excess oil and skin impurities. It helps clearing the clogged pores and restore radiance and suppleness.

Skinfood Black Sugar Mask @iamcherrylemon

Skinfood Black Sugar Mask @iamcherrylemon

Skinfood Black Sugar Mask @iamcherrylemon

Skinfood Black Sugar Mask @iamcherrylemon

Egg White Pore Meringue Foam 200ml, RRP $13

This is one product that caught my eyes when I opened the box. The foaminess (that’s a word?) is pretty cool and there is such a big bottle of it! I hope to like this as it looks adorable!

Egg White Pore Meringue Foam @iamcherrylemon

Egg White Pore Meringue Foam @iamcherrylemon

Tomato Whitening Toner 180ml, RRP$17

I love tomatoes in skincare! Yes I absolutely do! These big red round fruits* (please see note at the end of this blog post) contains high level of lycopene, which helps with clearing and tightening your skin. There are a lot of studies in this area, so feel free to google and read up!

I can’t wait to crack this toner open, but I have a 500ml toner on the go… for which I have 80% left to go! Big thumbs up for including this in the box.

Tomato Whitening Toner @iamcherrylemon

Tomato Whitening Toner @iamcherrylemon

Choco Eyebrow Powder Cake 4g, RRP $5

I received the grey brown option. I love eyebrow cake, my favourite brow product is the brow cake by Illamasqua. I hope this will work as the Illamasqua one is almost 10 times more expensive!

Choco Eyebrow Powder Cake @iamcherrylemon

Choco Eyebrow Powder Cake @iamcherrylemon

Coolio!

 

Total retail value of the box is $57, yup another low value box. I hope I am not sounding a bit disappointed, which I am absolutely not!

I am happy as long as:

a)    I am not overpaying

b)   I can make use of the products

I believe this box fits the bill.

Thank you for reading and have a great evening! OH AH, it is Halloween night. Have fun trick or treating!

*(Tomatoes) – yes tomatoes are technically fruits of the tomato plant but they are used as vegetables in culinary cuisine like salads (wahahahahha). But seriously, it is technically a fruit!

 


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