Play! by Sephora: September 2016

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Play! by Sephora: September 2016

Play! by Sephora: September 2016

Play! by Sephora: September 2016

Swatches: SEPHORA COLLECTION Rouge Shine Lipstick, Kat Von D Tattoo Liner

This month’s Play! by Sephora is pretty good. I wouldn’t say it’s an exciting one, but I did receive items I’ll definitely get use out of. Let’s dig in!

I’ve really been getting into hair care lately. Especially since I color it so often. So I’ve been getting more excited over new to me hair care products. The Living Proof Perfect Hair Day® Night Cap Overnight Perfector sounds pretty good. You apply it to your hair (wet or dry) before bed and either wash it out or style it in the morning. It’s said to last through 5 shampoos while providing shiny, vibrant, more manageable hair. I’ll definitely report back on this.

I’ve heard so much about Ole Henriksen, but haven’t tried anything from the brand yet. I’m pretty excited to try the Ole Henriksen Sheer Transformation®. It’s an oil-free moisturizer with multi-fruit AHA complex which is said to help even skintone and smooth the skin’s texture. The sample size is rather small, but I’m sure I’ll be able to get at least a few uses out of it. It doesn’t really have a scent which is already good news to me!

The Anastasia Beverly Hills Brow Gel is also new to me. It’s a clear brow gel that sets and holds brows in place. It’s not the most exciting item, but I’ll totally get use out of it.

I also received the SEPHORA COLLECTION Rouge Shine Lipstick in the shade Love Spell. It’s a really pretty pink shade, but if I’m being honest it’s not a shade I would have chosen for myself. The sample size is super small and I didn’t detect a scent. I’ll work it into a look later on this week.

I was pretty excited to see the Kat Von D Tattoo Liner in the box. It’s my go-to eyeliner and having a sample size will totally come in handy. I’m not sure what more to say about it. It’s very easy to work with and always applies evenly. The fine tip allows for precise lining. I love it!

Last we have the fragrance sample. This month it’s Atelier Cologne Collection Azur – Sud Magnolia. It’s a pretty strong scent. I mostly detect rose. I actually like the smell of rose, but this is just way too strong of a floral scent for my liking. It’s really pretty though so I’ll definitely hold onto it. I’ll just be sure to apply the tiniest amount.

Overall it’s a pretty great box and I’m satisfied with the products I received. I would like a little more excitement though.

I wanted to make note of something. I’m going to be making a few changes around here. Usually when I haul stuff I break reviews up so that I focus on one item at a time. I know not many people do that, but that’s how I like doing things. I like to take my time and focus on one item at a time while keeping posts short and to the point. Even if it does seem long and drawn out. But I have to put an end to that because at this rate the new stuff I just purchased won’t be posted until next year! I’ve got a few individual reviews set to post over the next few weeks, but after that I will start bunching them. I just wanted to mention it before you started seeing longer more photo-heavy posts.

23 Comments on “Play! by Sephora: September 2016” »
  1. I still advent tried the KVD tattoo liner! I have got to go ahead and try this asap. Overall I think this box was a good month but i can see where you would say you would like a little more excitement as well. That’s how I have been feeling with my Ipsy and Birchbox as well.
    Julie May recently posted…BROADWAY Matte Lip LacquerMy Profile

  2. As you know I was quite disappointed by this box. It does contain some good products, but nothing new or exciting to me!
    Lulle recently posted…#FrenchFriday: Chanel Rouge Allure Ink Matte Liquid Lip Color – 1st ImpressionsMy Profile

  3. This is a great box! I love the KVD liner and I’m looking forward to hearing your thoughts on the Living Proof overnight treatment xx
    Beautylymin recently posted…Kat Von D Shade & Light Contour Palette & brush Giveaway!My Profile

  4. Glad to see you got a decent box! The Night Cap Overnight Perfector sounds interesting. I look forward to hearing about your experience with it. :)
    Chris recently posted…Tuesday Talk: Self Care Sessions Vol. 14My Profile

  5. Lisa I have heard so many good reviews about the Kat Von D Tattoo Liner,I so badly want to try it.The ABH clear brow gel is a cool one too.I quite like the products in this box,I think it is a decent one.
    Yamini@BeautyandBlush recently posted…Kiehl’s Clearly Corrective Dark Spot Solution: Testing and Review: Part OneMy Profile

  6. Kat Von D liner shade is so dark and pigmented,liked it a lot :) I am yet to try my hands on Anastasia Beverly Hills Brow Gel. Nice post :)
    Much Love
    Anamika
    Natural Beauty And Makeup recently posted…Fabindia Tea Tree Skin Toner || Review, Price & Other DetailsMy Profile

  7. The tiny weeny size of the Sephora lipstick has been the sticky point for everyone who received this box. I mean it’s a Sephora box so they could at least make it a deluxe sample size or a full size.
    Shireen L. Platt recently posted…COLLAB With Ashley Sue Makeup: 5 Fall LipsticksMy Profile

  8. Looking forward to the lipstick look 😘😘😘
    Sonali recently posted…Ida Naturals Anise Clove lip Revive ReviewMy Profile

  9. As you have read my post, my thoughts on this month’s box are pretty similar. I like all the products although they are not super exciting. I will get a lot of use out of most of them though.

    Let me know how that Living Proof Overnight Cap works for you.
    Agata recently posted…Lorac Mega Pro 3 Palette- First Look and SwatchesMy Profile

  10. I thought it was a good bag, just nothing new that I’ve not tried
    ellesees.net recently posted…FabFitFun Fall 2016 UNBOXINGMy Profile

  11. I think this box is amazing. I live in New Zealand and there are no subscription boxes like this so I am jealous. I would do anything to get the Sephora Play box here in New Zealand
    marleen Steidinger recently posted…Best Long Wearing FoundationsMy Profile

  12. Amazing box. Would love to try lipstick.
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