Target Beauty Box Holiday For Her 2015 Subscription Review
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The Box: Target Beauty Box for Her
The Cost: $10
Hair Food Dry Shampoo
Free of sulfates & parabens, this lightweight formula absorbs excess oils to give your hair an instant refresh.
CoverGirl Star Wars Lipstick
Available in 6 shades, this limited-edition lipstick will make you a force to be reckoned with this holiday season.
Maybelline Push Up Drama Mascara
This must-have mascara combines a creamy new plumping formula that delivers instant volume with cup-shaped bristles that scoop & lift lashes.
CeraVe Eye Repair Cream
A can’t-live-without cream that blends marine & botanical extracts to help repair and restore the delicate barrier around the eyes plus hyaluronic acid to hydrate your skin.
Goody Ouchless Sweat Stretch Elastics 3 ct
Moisture-wicking fabric keeps you cool and dry plus gives you comfortable hold while you work out.
Pacifica Love 3 Eye Shadow Trio
Coconut-infused, velvety mineral eyeshadows that offer staying power & a smooth finish.
Laneige Water Bank Moisture Cream
Hydro-ionized mineral water and Biogen technology give you 24 hours of continuous hydration.
Olay Regenerist Microsculpting Cream
Anti-aging ingredients penetrate up to 10 layers deep into the skin’s surface to boost hydration and brightness while helping to reduce the appearance of lines.
Each box comes with an info card and a Target coupon good for $3 off a beauty purchase of $15 or more.
Hair Food Dry Shampoo – 1.7 oz Value $5
This is sulfate and paraben free, goes on clear, and has a nice scent too! I’m a little overrun with dry shampoos at the moment, but I like this one!
Olay Regenerist Microsculpting Cream – .5 oz Value $10
This face cream has added fragrance, and I prefer my facial skincare products to be unscented, so I’m not sure that this is for me. The formula itself absorbs almost instantly and I liked how soft my skin felt after applying it. I’d say if you don’t mind fragrance in skincare products, you’ll probably like it!
Goody Ouchless Sweat Stretch Elastics 3 ct – Value $.50?
These Goody Elastics seem to make their way into most Target Beauty Boxes! I think I’m good on hair elastics for a while, so these will go in the donation pile. (Of course, they would make a good stocking stuffer item too!)
CeraVe Eye Repair Cream – .08 oz Value $1.70
I think I’m most excited about the tiniest sample in the box! This eye cream is “Fragrance-free, Hypoallergenic, paraben, sulfate & phthalate-free Gluten-free and not tested on animals.”
The formula is gentle, and I love that the full-size version is only $10.79 – I’ll probably grab it on my next Target trip!
Laneige Water Bank Moisture Cream – .6 oz Value $12.80
Laneige is another Target Beauty Box staple brand, and I like it! This cream is very hydrating and gentle. (FYI – it is scented as well. It’s a light fresh floral scent).
Maybelline Push Up Drama Mascara – FULL SIZE! Value $7.50
I wasn’t too impressed with this mascara. It didn’t give great lash definition at all, and there were clumping issues too. (I had to save it by adding a layer of Too Faced mascara!)
CoverGirl Star Wars Lipstick in Red 30 – FULL SIZE! Value $6
I love that Star Wars is even in the beauty boxes this month! This Star Wars collection has 6 different lipstick shades – 3 on the Dark Side and 3 on the Light Side. From Target: “Discover your dark side with these looks and shades
Create the “Dark Apprentice” lip with Red #30.”
The formula goes on so smoothly, and the color has a ton of pigment. (Swatched in last photo).
Pacifica Love 3 Eye Shadow Trio – FULL SIZE! Value $10
I love the Pacifica brand for their ingredient-conscious formulas. “These colors are formulated without: Animal ingredients (including carmine, beeswax and lanolin), animal testing, talc, FD&C colors, mineral oil, parabens, phthalates, petroleum, propylene glycol, gluten, and peanut oil. 100% Vegan and cruelty-free.”
One issue I’ve had with some Pacifica eye shadows is a lack of pigment. This trio is OK in the pigment department. I had to apply a few strokes to get the colors to show up:
I think this palette will be good for a natural “barely there” look.
Verdict: This box has a value of about $53.50! I think that’s amazing for a $10 box, especially since this one always comes with a coupon I use. My favorite product is the CeraVe Eye Repair Cream, and I’ll use everything with the exception of the mascara (and maybe the OLAY moisture cream).
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