Posted in Beauty, Play! by Sephora on August 25, 2016 | 12 Comments »
My Play! box arrived pretty late this month. But at least this box is better than the last one!
I really love me some Lancôme so I get pretty excited when I get samples from them. I used the Lancôme Énergie de Vie The Smoothing & Glow Boosting Liquid Moisturizer right away. It’s an energizing antioxidant liquid moisturizer that refreshes, protects, and hydrates tired skin for an instant dewy glow. I don’t feel like it gave me much of a glow, but it did leave my skin feeling silky smooth! There is fragrance in it, but it’s not strong or bothersome at all. I’m not sure how I feel about it just yet. I’d have to use it some more. But the sample I received is very small and since it’s very liquidy I feel like I have to use more of it. I might get 2 more uses out of it.
I’m not sure if it’s because of my upcoming birthday or what. But I’m convinced my eyes have aged drastically over night. I swear I went to bed one night looking halfway decent and woke up looking wrinkled. Or maybe I just need more rest? Either way I’m in desperate need of more eye cream. And the Algenist Complete Eye Renewal Balm sounds like a nice addition to my collection of eye creams that obviously don’t work. I kid. I kid. But I really can’t wait to try this one out!
Next up is the MAKE UP FOR EVER Artist Shadow Eyeshadow and Powder Blush in I544 which is described as an iridescent pink granite. I swatched it both wet and dry. It had a really nice buttery soft texture and is nicely pigmented. It’s a gorgeous shade and I’ll definitely get use out of it.
I usually don’t care much for eyeliners being added to my boxes, but the SEPHORA COLLECTION Contour Eye Pencil 12hr Wear Waterproof is a really nice pencil. I received the shade 33 Love Affair which is a plum shade. It’s really pretty and will make for a nice Fall look.
The Urban Decay Perversion Mascara looks like it’ll get some use. I’ll use it this week along with the other products in this box. I’ve been getting a lot of use out of the Smashbox mascara that I received in my July Birchbox. It’ll be nice to change things up a bit and try something new.
I was really excited to try out the CLEAN Reserve Warm Cotton because it seemed like it would be a nice light, fresh, clean scent. I guess by clean they mean cleaning product? Because that’s exactly what it smells like!
Aside from the perfume, everything in this box will get some use. Overall I’d have to say that it’s a pretty great box!