Sunday, January 29, 2017

Beauty Box 5 January 2017 Red Carpet Ready @beautybox5 #sosusancosmetics #purlisse #novex #nanacoco #maskeraide #maskeraidspottedscandal

Disclosure: I was not financially compensated for this post. I received the products for review purposes. The opinions are my own, based on my personal experience with the products.

I love it....Beauty Box five has the fun beauty ideas for every day of the year whether it is spring, summer, fall or winter.  My little blue box from BB5 helps me manage to keep it all together at work and at home to freshen up my glam look no matter what the day holds for me.  BB5 shows you how you can squeeze in quality beauty time into even the days you gotta speed things along with a few little special products.  Check out all the trendiest of autumn fashions now that the long, hot days of summer are starting to fade! Don't forget to share your fave finds and share with friends too. Take a peek at a few beauty goodies to go along with your pretty fashions and maybe grab a few extra for friends. A BB5 subscription makes a great gift any friend would appreciate all year long.

Everyone loves getting the inside scoop. I like trying new beauty products from sunscreens to lipsticks and find that I often find new faves.  That is one of the great things about BB5.  You can try lots of new things and sub in new favorites without being stuck with a huge bottle of this or that. I happens to the best of us even with green intentions. Sometimes I look at a product in the store but I worry it might not be for me and I don't want to spend all that money if I don't know that I really like it.  Who needs something else to sit on the bathroom shelf or take up more room in a drawer? I would always feel guilty. Every once in a while you get lucky and the store has a sample or perhaps a beauty company sends you a sample and you get to try it first.  That is the premise behind BB5.

The ideal solution for all of us is brought to you by Beauty Box 5. They understand and created their great beauty sampling box program. Beauty Box 5 is an amazing subscription beauty box sampler that is delivered right to your doorstep (or mailbox) filled with a combination of 5 brand new cosmetic samples monthly, quarterly or annually. You can start out at just $12 a month or save more by getting a longer subscription. 

Signing up to receive Beauty Box 5 each month is a great new way for anyone from teens to moms and even a savvy fashionista Gramma to sample new cosmetic products and see what works for you. Good skin care and the joy of beauty has no age limit!  Each month they include tips and tricks for the products on the back of this little card below to help you get the most out of your beauty samples each month.

Beauty Box 5 is always on the lookout for the latest new items to make the best matches for your own personal taste and lifestyle.  The prices are reasonable too. You can get a Beauty Box 5 monthly for $12, quarterly for $30 or annually for just $99.  Shipping is always free.  A fun way to check out lots  of the new beauty stuff out there without a whole lot of $$ investment. The great part is that if you like something, you can just up and buy the full size item, right?  Much better than buying a full size you-know-what-beauty-item and paying a fortune and then it sits in the makeup bag gathering dust because it doesn't work for you.

Beauty Box 5 mixes it up with their brands and keeps things adventurous. They source from a mix of niche, luxe, regular drugstore, vegan and eco-conscious brands.  One month you might get hair care, nail care, makeup, skin care, fragrances or even beauty accessories or a mix of any of the above.  I love the suspense!  You will get a carefully curated blend of travel, full-size and deluxe samples from their most current collection.

I just received the January Red Carpet Ready box this week.  The January theme is all all about being the ready for the party whether it is with friends or the big, glitzy bash.  Don't forget to squeeze in just a little touch of pampering for your skin and hair so you always look party perfect. Beauty Box 5 always has all the tools and tricks to help you look pretty from your head to your toes.  Okay, but just how do you get your hair, lips, eyes and nails looking just so? Let BB5 help you out! The team at Beauty Box 5 wants to remember you are it is all about taking care of yourself.  They show you just how to style your hair and eliminate the frizzies. They give you the tools to freshen up your nails super fast and glam them up with hot winter colors.  Just as often they tuck in moisturizers and even a gentle wash for the face or body. This month the focus is on the skin and hair. Beauty Box 5 is here with a ton of special treats to help you along the way.  Here is the scoop on the amazing treats that were in this month's sweet sea blue box:

As always, my box was filled with of lovely goodies that I could not wait to try. There were treats for my hands, face and body tucked in there this month.  There were several special items to keep me looking fresh and alluring wherever I go-or even if I stay home.  Even if I am home or staying local, I will still be looking good with all my goodies stashed in my bag.

The first item in this box is So Susan Light Diffuser. Winter chills can lead to dull looking skin but this ingenious light diffuser gives you an easy fix. If you love cocoa and coconut oil, you are also going to love the scent while you are using it. This illuminating makeup will add all the radiance you need to get you through those long winter days and nights. Who can't use a little more contouring and illuminating when it comes to day and night looks? Heck, I need something just to get out the door and go to work. This is a lightweight, illumination wizard that lets you contour and brighten up your skin exactly where you need it.  This really added just the perfect radiance to my the areas where I need it like my cheekbones, temples and nose! I definitely looked more awake and alert this past week. This product is easy to use too. It added a gentle touch of radiance for me, just enough to add a bit of sparkle and life to my winter skin. You can touch the cheekbones, tip of the nose or brow bone to add a soft bit of radiance any time you need it.  Retail $18.00

Everyone needs a gentle cleanser this time of year. Pur-Lisse Pur-Delicate Soy Milk Cleanser is the perfect option to cleanse away the day. I need something to get my skin super clean that is non-irritating and this goes double for me in the winter. I tend towards dry skin especially in the cold weather so it can be challenging. This cleanser is super gentle and has a blend of soy milk, soy proteins, whole oat and white tea. I love the ingredient list, it sounds like it is good enough to eat. But really, it is a simple way to remove makeup and dirt from your long day at work. Apply to damp skin and gentle cleanse, rinse with warm water and don't forget to pat dry and apply your moisturizer after cleansing thoroughly.  Retail $36.00.

Novex Bamboo Sprout Leave In Conditioner is the perfect solution to dry winter hair! This is an easy and effective hair treatment which only takes a minute to use. The chilly weather always is a challenge for both my hair and skin. If you are like me you really need to periodically detox dry, damaged and over processed winter hair but you only have a minute to do  it. Even if you are short on time, your hair can be smooth and shiny with this quickie bamboo sprout leave in treatment. This is just the thing I need to renew my hair this time of year. the chilly weather always makes my hair and skin so dry. I love that this formula helps get my hair back to business and makes me look work ready. This keeps my hair looking glossy even when I use my hot tools or wash it more than I should.  Retail $4.99.

Nanacoco Classic Collection Nail Polish is the pick me up that you need for those drab winter nails. I received a deep maroon/pink shade called Girl which is just what I needed. This is the time to give those acrylics a break and save some bank and do your mani at home. These are beautifully inspired fashion nail colors that last and last. You could even toss one of the shades in your purse and let the salon do it for you if you were feeling indulgent. I prefer a DIY spa day at home with a heated throw. Make a mani-pedi date with a friend and have her bring the wine.  Retail $3.95.

The final product is the Maskeraide Spotted Anti-Blemish Clear Spot Patches. These little patches help minimize those pesky blemishes in a flash.  Don't delay, whip it out right away to save the day.  These little life savers are formulated with salicylic acid, volcanic ash and tea tree oil. They help to absorb excess oil and calm redness quickly. They are a cinch to use too...just cleanse affected area and apply overnight for the best results. Retail $7.00

So, are you ready to get in on the fun? The ladies from BB5 have put together another really amazing box full of beauty fun perfect to take you straight through winter and right into spring and even summer. Don't forget to join Beauty Box 5 right now and get in on the goodies to keep you looking fab for all four seasons.

After you join, you can even spread your good fortune via Instagram and have an opportunity to win full-size versions of these products too! Don't forget to tag @beautybox5 and #bb5fave that way they know that it was you spreading the good tips and great products!


Disclosure of Material Connection: I received one or more of the products or services mentioned above in the hope that I would mention it on my blog. Regardless, I only recommend products or services I use personally and believe would be good for my readers. I am disclosing this in accordance with the Federal Trade Commission's 16 CFR, Part 255: "Guides Concerning the Use of Endorsements and Testimonials in Advertising.