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About the See New Skincare Box
The Subscription Box: See New Skincare Box
The Cost: $47 per box bi-monthly OR quarterly.
The Products: An assortment of green, cruelty-free, and sustainably sourced beauty and skincare products.
Ships to: The U.S. for free
The See New Skincare Box May/June 2021 Review
Aster Raine Microbiome Face Cleanser, 60 mL - Retail Value $18.00
I think I have been preconditioned to expect cleansers to arrive in these huge tubes and bottles so at first I was kind of underwhelmed with the size of this one. As with so many good things in life though, a little goes a long way! This cleanser is pretty much a dream for all skin types but especially sensitive or dry. It has a combination of copper peptides, panthenol, and a few ferments that cleanse the skin but still soothe it and make sure that it retains moisture. I found this gel to have a nice texture and just a slight foaminess, and I only needed just a little per cleansing.
Aster Raine Firm & Glow Facial Oil, 30 mL - Retail Value $34.00
This is a pretty straightforward oil that I really liked. The main ingredient here is rosehip seed oil, one of my absolute favorites for a few reasons. First, it is a drier oil, meaning it absorbs easily and won't leave you terribly greasy. It also has loads of fatty acids which are a dream for dull and dry skin, like mine! The other ingredients are antioxidant-rich pomegranate extract and essential oils of geranium and frankincense (both are anti-inflammatory). This is a stronger scented oil, but I am way into it.
Aster Raine Reverse Serum, 30 mL - Retail Value $29.00
I want to start on this serum by stating that for $29 bucks, this is a really affordable and wonderfully built goo. Lots of really great stuff inside this black glass bottle: peptides, ceramides, hyaluronic acid, niacinamide, vitamin C, CoQ10, and more and more. What does all of this mean? Big antioxidant boost, a stabilized moisture barrier, brightening over time, and anti-aging effects. Win-win!
Aster Raine Rejuvenating Cream, 50 mL - Retail Value $35.00
I was immediately delighted by the sherbert orange shade of this cream! It does have a rather distinctive scent that some are sure to not like, but it didn't bother me. The ingredient list is a dang dream for skin that is dry or needs soothing. Seriously, I counted three different peptides, hyaluronic acid, niacinamide, vitamin C, ceramides, shea butter, astaxanthin (an antioxidant that also gives it this color!), and so many more goodies. Although this goodness did seem to absorb pretty well, it is on the heavier side so I recommend using it before bed.
Aster Raine Omni Scrub, 110 mL - Retail Value $29.00
I am going to go there and say that I think the grit in this scrub isn't fine enough for most faces. Granted, I am constantly wary of anything that feels remotely like St. Ives Apricot Scrub, and while this isn't that stuff, it is pretty gritty. So if you use this on your face, massage it gently. Or just save it for your body, especially if you have sensitive skin. Ingredient wise? I loved this stuff. It smells incredible, is creamy and luxe, and leaves skin feeling SO soft after you use it.
Verdict: See New Skincare Box was basically a symphony of colors and wonderful ingredients this delivery. It was my first chance to try Aster Raine and, as usual, I absolutely adore this box because I get to try out an entire routine from a single brand. The value was amazing too. I received $145 worth of skincare in a box with a cost of $47.
To Wrap Up:
Value Breakdown: At $47 for this box, here is what you are paying approximately per item:
- Cleanser $5.83
- Oil $11.02
- Serum $9.40
- Cream $11.34
- Scrub $9.40
Alternatively, the 4 items have an average cost of $9.40.
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