Play! by Sephora: August 2016

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Play! by Sephora: August 2016

Play! by Sephora: August 2016

Play! by Sephora: August 2016

Swatches: Urban Decay Perversion Mascara, SEPHORA COLLECTION Contour Eye Pencil 12hr Wear Waterproof, MAKE UP FOR EVER Artist Shadow Eyeshadow and Powder Blush

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!

20 Comments on “Play! by Sephora: August 2016” »
  1. Loving the eyeliner shade, overall nice products :)
    Great clicks.
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  2. Glad you like it better this month! I received a different eye cream, by Caudalie, and my eyeliner is a different shade. I also got another Clean scent and I don’t like it either. It’s called Bonde Rose, so you’d expect something very feminine, but to me it smells like a man’s cologne!
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  3. I really like the look of the MUFE shadow stick! xx
    Beautylymin recently posted…REVIEW: Vichy Double Glow Peel Mask – a dupe for Oskia Renaissance Mask?My Profile

  4. Congrats on getting a better box this month! That MUFE eyeshadow and mascara sound like great additions.
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  5. Ooh that beauty box looks like a good ‘un! Lol-ing at the ageing eye reference.. that’s me all over. Ageing at a rate of knots these days :-)
    Becca | theBeautyInbox

    • Hahaha! It happened too fast, man! The first day I thought maybe I was tired. Then a week had passed and I’m like nope. Just old lol.

  6. I agree with you Lisa…I am also on the hunt for a good eye cream. Lately the wrinkles under my eyes are very prominent.

    Thanks,
    Pratima
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  7. Oh this looks like such an impressive box this month! I so wish we had this box xx

    Gemma ♥ | Miss Makeup Magpie
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  8. Wow looks like an awesome box. I would love to read your review on eye balm. :)
    Beautiful clicks.
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  9. I thought it was a great great bag for this month! I’ve recently fallen for the Pervesion mascara after letting it set for a bit.
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  10. Lovely post! Maybe we could follow each other on GFC and instagram @djonovic_milica? If yes, follow me and I follow back as soon as I see it.
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