Target Beauty Box Back to College Review – August 2016
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The Box: Target Beauty Box – Back to College
The Cost: $7
up & up™ Women’s 5-Blade Razor
Juice Organics Repairing Shampoo & Conditioner – Coconut
Laneige Water Sleeping Mask
NYC Color Get It All Lip Color in PINKdigious
Olay Make-up Remover Wipes
Secret Clinical Strength Invisible Solid Antiperspirant/Deodorant
CoverGirl Katy Kat Eye Mascara – Black
Crest 3D White Professional Effects Whitestrips
Each box comes with an info card and a Target coupon good for $3 off a beauty purchase of $15 or more. (Tip thanks to MSA readers – save these to use on future Target Beauty Boxes!)
Olay Makeup Remover Wet Cloths – (7 Towelettes) Value $1.40
These were gentle my skin and didn’t have any added fragrance! (Bonus points for removing waterproof makeup, too!)
Secret Clinical Strength Invisible Solid Antiperspirant/Deodorant – .5 oz Value $1.20
The scent of this deodorant is light and pleasant, and it dried into an invisible powder finish immediately after applying.
up & up™ Women’s 5-Blade Razor (2 Pack) Value $4
Razors fall into the category of items that I will always want more of (that category also includes toothpaste, hair ties, and chapstick!)
My go-to razor choice is Shick Intuition, but these will be great to have as backup.
CoverGirl Katy Kat Eye Mascara – FULL SIZE! Value $7
I love the minimalist design of this mascara tube, but unfortunately for me, the formula itself wasn’t the best. It took a little too long to dry, and I didn’t get the volume or lash definition I need from a mascara. I’d give this one a C+.
NYC Color Get It All Lip Color in ExtraordinBERRY – FULL SIZE! Value $3
This lip color is heavily pigmented, but it goes on sheer, so you can tone it down if you only want a little color. Here it is swatched:
Laneige Water Sleeping Mask – 15 ml Value $5.15
Laneige is a staple in Target Beauty Boxes, and this is such a great brand that I’m always happy to have more! With this mask, you apply a light layer on your skin after cleaning and keep it on overnight. You can remove any excess in the morning – but that’s never been necessary for me. I love waking up to super hydrated skin!
Crest 3D White Professional Effects Whitestrips – 1 set Value $1.80
This set includes an upper and lower set of teeth whitening strips. I must admit, I never see a big difference in the shade of my teeth after using these, but I always use them when I get one in a subscription box. (I like to think they keep my teeth from getting stained from all the tea I drink.)
Juice Organics Repairing Shampoo & Conditioner – Coconut – 2 oz total Value $2
This haircare brand is free of parabens, silicones, phthalates, sulfates, artificial colors and synthetic fragrances! And I love all things coconut, so this set is perfect for me! I also love that this set is formulated for damaged and color-treated hair (my hair) – I will definitely buy it in full-size.
Verdict: This box has a value of about $24. I think that’s a great value for a $7 beauty box, even if the mascara was a bust for me. And I think they did a great job of Back to School
What do you think of the August 2016 Target Beauty Box?
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