Define & Shine Target Beauty Box Review – March 2018
Every month, Target launches a beauty box, and it usually sells out very quickly. This month they released multiple boxes, including Define & Shine – a curly-hair focused one! (This box is sold out online, but check your zip code to fine boxes at a store near you!)
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About Target Beauty Box
The Cost: $7
(FYI – shipping is free if you get it delivered to the store.)
- Jane Carter Curls To Go Un-Tangle Me- 2oz.
- Camille Rose Naturals Aloe Whipped Butter Gel- 2oz.
- Camille Rose Naturals Almond Jai Twisting Butter- 2 oz.
- TGIN Honey Hair Mask- 2oz.
- Mielle Organic Detangling Co-Wash- 1oz.
- Mielle Organix Babassu Oil Mint Deep Conditioner- 1oz.
- Jane Carter Coupon -$1 off one Jane Carter Hair Care item
- Mielle Organics Coupon – $2 off one Mielle Organics Hair Care item
Define & Shine Target Beauty Box March 2018 Review
This box comes with an info card and Target coupons for a few of the included brands:
Now, on to the items!
Mielle Organic Detangling Co-Wash, 1 oz – Estimated Value $1.50 (Buy the full-size version for $11.99)
I have never used a co-wash before, so I was interested to see how it went. This is supposed to be used between shampoos to keep your hair clean without stripping any natural oils. I used this with the Mielle deep conditioner, and my hair felt awesome afterwords— soft, smooth, and hydrated. The only downside is that I couldn’t squeeze the container this co-wash came in, so I ended up using my teeth to get the product out. Hopefully, that isn’t true for the full-size version.
Mielle Organix Babassu Oil Mint Deep Conditioner, 1 oz – Estimated Value $1.75 (Buy the full-size version for $13.99)
The mint in this deep conditioner made using it a really luxurious experience. I love the refreshing scent and the slight tingle it gives my scalp, and this hydrated my curls really well. I didn’t leave this in for the full fifteen minutes as directed, but once I rinsed this out it was easy to comb through my hair and deal with the tangles.
Jane Carter Curls To Go Un-Tangle Me, 2oz. – Estimated Value $2.75 (Buy the full-size version for $10.99)
After using the Mielle products I finished my distributing this through my damp hair and finger-combing it through. I then threw my hair up in a pineapple on the top of my head to let it dry, and when I took out the hair elastic my hair was beautifully curly without being tangled (my hair will literally start to tangle as soon as I finish combing it through), and my curls were soft and defined without being crunchy. You can see how great my curls looked in the selfie at the bottom of the Bare Minerals Mystery Box review. I am considering buying the full-size version of this, so luckily this is one of the products that came with a coupon!
Camille Rose Naturals Aloe Whipped Butter Gel, 2 oz – Estimated Value $3.77 (Buy the full-size version for $15.09)
This butter gel had a high viscosity compared to the curl products I usually use, but it was still relatively easy to distribute through my curls. Even though it is a gel it didn’t leave my curls crunchy or hard, and my curls lasted the entire day without falling out (sometimes the weight of my hair will cause my curls to lose some curl if that makes sense).
Camille Rose Naturals Almond Jai Twisting Butter, 2 oz – Estimated Value $4.25 (Buy the full-size version for $16.99)
This twisting butter is very thick, and to apply it I took a small amount and rubbed it between my hands before running my hands through my hair. This is for curls a bit tighter than mine because it is specifically designed for twist outs and Bantu knots, however, it still left my curls soft and defined.
TGIN Honey Hair Mask, 2 oz – Estimated Value $2.50 (Buy the full-size version for $14.99)
This smelled like starburst and it was not unpleasant. However, to get the full effect you need to wear this mask in damp hair for 15 minutes with heat or 35-60 minutes without heat. I am not a fan of hair masks that necessitate getting in the shower twice in order to be successful using it, however, I was able to comb through my hair after waiting the requisite time with more ease than usual. It took a few swipes of the comb to get the slip to go smoothly, but after that combing all of my hair was a breeze.
Verdict: I was so excited to see an affordable beauty box specifically for curly hair. Good curly hair products can get expensive fast, so I was happy to get good sized samples to try with my curls. A few of these products are ones I am going to seriously consider adding to my haircare routine— luckily a few coupons came in this box too!
The Wrap Up:
Can you get this box if you sign up today: Currently, it is out of stock online. However, you can check the stock of the stores near you to see if it is available (it is currently available at one of the Baton Rouge Target locations).
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Value Breakdown: I calculated a value of $16.52, which is more than double the cost. This box costs $7, meaning that you’re paying approximately the following for each item:
- Mielle Cowash: $0.64
- Mielle Deep Conditioner: $0.74
- Jane Carter Curls to Go: $1.17
- Camille Rose Butter Gel: $1.60
- Camille Rose Twisting Butter: $1.80
- TGIN Honey hair mask: $1.06
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