Jini Beauty Subscription Box Review – June 2016
Jini Beauty is a Korean beauty subscription service that delivers skincare and beauty products specially curated to your skin type. You can choose between Dry/Mature, Normal/Combination, Oily/Acne, and Sensitive/Troubled skin types and you can switch skin types at any time. Boxes ship around the 15th of each month.
I received the Oily/Acne box.
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The Subscription Box: Jini Beauty
The Cost: $24.95 per month + free US shipping (discounts on longer commitments)
The Products: 1-2 full size and 3-5 deluxe size Korean skincare/beauty products
Ships to: USA only
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Each box comes with an info card that details this month’s selection.
Berrisom A.C Spot Shot – $6.90
I chose the Oily/Acne box but I honestly haven’t been getting much acne these days! It’s not that I’m complaining or anything, but it does make testing the effectiveness of acne products harder. Hence, I didn’t notice a visible difference when using this Berrisom serum. The metal applicator and pump design was awesome, but I had no real pimples to test it on. That said, it contains a host of great ingredients like tea tree, seaweed, arbutin, salicylic acid, and hyaluronic acid which I know are great for combating acne. I will save this for inevitable breakouts in the future.
Neogen Dermalogy Ocean Feeding Fiber Mask – $3?
This is a cotton sheet mask that contains soothing watery essence but the fragrance is quite strong. I left this mask on my face for more than half an hour and the mask remained moist the whole time. My face felt calmed and hydrated afterwards. Best of all–no stickiness!
Mediheal PiggyMom SoakSoak Nose Pack – $4 (on sale for $2.50)
This is a 3-step nose strip and pack that removes blackheads and whiteheads. Step 1 softens the impurities on the nose. Step 2 is a regular nose strip that gets rid of loosened impurities. Step 3 is a pore tightener patch to soothe and shrink pores. I’m not a fan of peel-off nose strips because they’re too aggressive on my sensitive skin, so I will be passing this to a friend.
Petitfée Gold & EGF Premium Eye Patch – $20 (on sale for $18)
This jar contains 60 gel eye patches infused with EGF and gold. They help reduce the appearance of wrinkles and dark circles while moisturizing, plumping, and firming the under eye area. The box contains a mini spoon to help lift slippery eye patches out of the jar. I have no wrinkle or dark circle concerns, but the patches were very refreshing and did reduce some under eye puffiness.
It’s Skin Todak Todak Pore Pack – $2.99
I’ve seen these Todak Todak packs everywhere in recent K-beauty boxes! This one is the Pore one, which is a clay mask designed to be anti-inflammatory, tighten pores, absorb excess oil, and control sebum production. It’s green and smells distinctly like apples. Just a small amount is needed to cover my face; the little tub will last several uses. My face felt smoother afterwards and my pores looked temporarily smaller.
Holika Holika Glitter Flower Power Nail Polish – $7?
This is a glitter topcoat from Holika Holika. I think it’s a great topcoat for pretty summer manicures!
A swatch of the Holika Holika nail polish.
Verdict: My first impressions of Jini Beauty are great and I adore that they curate to your skin type. My favorite this month are the Petitfée eye patches. A few products didn’t work for me but I still think item selection for acne-prone and oily skin was spot on. I estimated the total value to be $40.39, which is about 1.5 times the cost of subscription.
What are your thoughts on Jini Beauty?