Play! by Sephora: October 2016

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Play! by Sephora: October 2016

Play! by Sephora: October 2016

Play! by Sephora: October 2016

Play! by Sephora: October 2016

Play! by Sephora: October 2016


This is the first time I received my box without knowing what was going to be inside. I usually sneak a peek, but for some reason that option never became available to me. Let’s take a look at what’s inside…

First up is the Madam C.J. Walker Beauty Culture Scent & Shine Coconut Oil. This little bottle comes complete with a dropper. It’s a lightweight hair oil that softens hair, adds shine, and tames frizz. It smells nice sweet vanilla. I love anything coconut so I’m pretty excited to give this a try.

The Drunk Elephant T.L.C. Framboos™ Glycolic Night Serum is the cutest little bottle. The name is kinda cool too. It’s a 12 percent glycolic night time serum that refines and resurfaces skin by gently dissolving dead skin cells while supporting natural collagen. It sounds pretty great, but I have a feeling that it won’t get along with my sensitive skin. So I’ll be passing this on for sure.

The Farmacy Skin Dew Hydrating Essence Mist & Setting Spray is a hydrating essence mist that tones skin, restores radiance, and freshens makeup. I’ve seen this around and have been curious about it. I’m glad that I finally get to test it out.

I don’t really wear gloss, but I guess it couldn’t hurt to test out The Estée Edit Flash Photo Gloss.

If you’re going to include such a tiny lip sample, you should probably fill it up all the way. Other than that the Smashbox Always On Matte Liquid Lipstick looks pretty nice. I received the shade Driver’s Seat which is described as a warm pink. The applicator is very easy to work with, but it’s kind of difficult to remove from the tube. You really have to pull hard. It’s nice and creamy and dries down pretty quickly. I’ll have to work this into a look soon.

The fragrance sample I received this month is DEREK LAM 10 CROSBY Silent St.. It’s very light and pure. It’s definitely my kind of scent. Even the description sounds nice. ‘Crosby Street at First Snow. A moment of total peace and purity in the middle of the chaos of New York City. The essence of pure white musks.’

Overall it’s a pretty decent box. And I’m sure I’ll get use out of most of the items.

22 Comments on “Play! by Sephora: October 2016” »
  1. I’ve heard really good things about the Smashbox liquid matte lipsticks. They have some fun shades too. I need to remember to swatch, but I never buy smashbox stuff really so I never remember.
    Amanda Amaya recently posted…First Impressions – UD Naked Ultimate BasicsMy Profile

  2. I got totally different items in my box! The only similar thing is the Smashbox lipstick, but I think mine was in a different shade.

  3. I’d probably use most of the products in this box! Wish we could get them over here! xx
    Beautylymin recently posted…Oils to combat autumn/winter dry face/hair/nails featuring Korres, Fresh, Omorovicza & more!My Profile

  4. This is lovely,seems amazing contents you have received Lisa :)
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  5. Nice box! That Smashbox swatch looks lovely. I can’t wait to see how you incorporate it into a look. :)
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  6. That drunk elephant serum does sound great but I bet my sensitive skin couldn’t handle out either. But everything u got this month is pretty awesome to me! The smash box lippie is very pretty!
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  7. You got a lot of different items from what I got! My Smashbox sample was filled all the way. I bet this shade looks gorgeous on you!

    And funnily enough it was the first month that I didn’t know what I was getting too, and I like it better this way. No sneak peeking in November!
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  8. I think the products in the box are really good! I love the shade of the smashbox lipstick :)
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  9. All your products look great ! Madam C.J. Walker Beauty Culture Scent & Shine Coconut Oil looks decent and lipshade is very beautiful.
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  10. I do like the color of the Smashbox liquid lipstick. I may try this box (next year) as they always seem to have interesting products.

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  11. I think you got some great brands this month. That’s crazy the gloss sample wasn’t filled up!! recently posted…Letter From The Editor: NOVEMBERMy Profile

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