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sephora play June 2017 box contents review

Sephora Play! June 2018

sephora play june 2018


Hello You! It’s about time for this month’s Sephora Play! Hmmm, I have mixed feelings about this June’s box contents because a lot of the stuff I got seemed way too familiar, except for one. It’s kind of annoying because I seem to keep getting the same stuff over and over again, and I think I’ll probably unsubscribe from this box pretty soon. However, I’d like to give it a few more chances and I’ll let you guys know whether I’ll actually say “Bye Felicia” to Sephora Play. But anyways, here are the stuff I got this month and check out what I think about them.


Too Faced Melted Matte Liquified Long Wear Matte Lipstick in Queen B


Too Faced Melted Matte Liquified Long Wear Matte Lipstick in Queen B (0.4 oz: $21) – Swatches HERE. This is one of my most favorite liquid matte lipsticks ever because the shade range are so pretty and the formula is not too drying compared to most matte liquid lipsticks. My favorite shades are Queen B and Sell Out. I still use this lipstick even nowadays and I’m still crazy about it.


Clinique Take The Day Off Makeup Remover For Lids, Lashes & Lips (1.69-6.7 oz: $9.50-$26) – If you’re looking for that all-around makeup remover that can do the task of removing all kinds of stubborn makeup even down to the waterproof ones, plus the fact that it’s very gentle to use around the eyes, well this original and cult-classic favorite from Clinique will never let you down. I like keeping some travel versions of this remover because it’s very useful to have. Also, right now I’m using the Balm version of this, and it’s really great (reviewed HERE).


Cover Fx Perfect Setting Powder in Light Translucent (0.14-0.35 oz: $14 – $35) – This is a newness for me, and I seem to really love this talc-free loose setting powder. I’ve only used this for a couple of times and I have to test and investigate this powder more. So far, my initial impressions are really positive. This powder seems to really work well with baking and it’s not ghosting on me, lol. It very fine-milled and so fluffy and it seems to control the annoying oiliness that normally seeps through my makeup over time.


Marajó Nourishing Cleansing Crème


Marajó Nourishing Cleansing Crème (8.5 oz: $29) & Deep Treatment Butter (5.3 oz: $29) – I already received this in my March 2018 Box (HERE). I never liked this before and I still don’t like this now. This makes my hair very oily even after washing as if I had not washed it at all. I also didn’t like the smell and texture. For the price, there are better options out there.


Sol De Janeiro Brazilian Bum Bum Cream (2.5-8.1 oz: $20-$45) – I’ve been using this body cream a lot and had taken a break from it for a while, right now I’m on the Açai Body Power (further reviewed HERE). This cream has a nice sweet Vanilla scent and the texture is so creamy and so hydrating on the skin. It’s one of my most beloved creams (see the rest HERE) and it doesn’t disappoint. Also, the shimmer of this cream is amazing and it makes the skin look radiant and Summer-ready.


Living Proof No Frizz Nourishing Styling Cream (4-8 oz: $28-$38) – I don’t use a lot of drama to my hair. Just a nice shampoo and conditioner will usually do the job, and perhaps with the help of an effective heat protectant from time to time whenever I feel like blow-drying it, which I don’t do much often these days. But if you ask me what’s my favorite styling product, I would say that it would have to be this No Frizz Nourishing Cream from Living Proof. I always keep a tube of this on my bathroom shelf, and it works like a charm. It tames frizzies, flyaways, and it makes the hair look shiny. For a more detailed review of this product, click HERE.


june 2018 sephora play, sol de janeiro bum bum cream


So, as I’ve said before, I’ll let you know if I’m actually going to stop subscribing to Sephora Play. I’m thinking of giving this subscription a few more tries, but maybe not. It depends. There’s another subscription box I have in mind and it seems really promising. A friend of mine talked to me about it and had shown me her box, and guess what? I was really smitten. So stay tuned and will update you guys soon. Ciao!



Sephora Play! July 2017 Box


Sephora Play! July 2017


Heya! It’s about time for another Sephora Play! contents showcase. This month is all about the “Good Beauty Vibes” and I have a feeling that I’m going to like the goodies inside.


Sephora Play! July 2017 box contents



I definitely spot a few skincare products, a haircare, a lippie, and a very interesting mascara. Of course, there’s also the featured scent of the month. Hmmm, something about this box that’s telling me it’s all about having a beautiful Summer vibe.



Shall we start?



Sephora Play! July 2017 contents milk makeup cooling water


1. bareMINERALS Gen Nude Liquid Lipcolor in Swag – If you haven’t read my complete bareMinerals Gen Nude Matte Liquid Lipcolor review, click HERE. As you can see, I really love this lipstick even though it takes a few minutes to set. I find that the formulation is lightweight and non-drying on the lips. On top of that, the shades in this line are pretty and very wearable. Even this Swag color is a nice nude mauve that still looks good on my lips and it didn’t make me look too washed-out.


bareMINERALS Gen Nude Liquid Lipcolor in Swag swatch

2. Atelier Cologne, Orange Sanguine – Reviewed HERE. I love this scent a lot and I don’t get bored with it even if I have already tried it before. It smells freshly sweet like a mix of blood orange and bitter orange. So great for the Summer, like a warm version of Atelier Cologne’s Clementine California Cologne.


3. It Cosmetics, Superhero Elastic Stretch Volumizing Mascara – One of the most weightless, long-wearing and lengthening mascaras I’ve ever tried. From the moment I saw the shape of the brush and its bristles, I knew this is going to be good for smaller eyes and it’s great for precise application on the corner lashes and the bottom as well.


It Cosmetics, Superhero Elastic Stretch Volumizing Mascara review


4. Milk Makeup, Cooling Water – If there is one product that I’m most excited about in this month’s box, it’s this one. This is so unique and I have been curious about this one for quite some time. I’m not exactly sure how to use this though, but I’m all about any refreshing or cooling products. According to Sephora, you can use this before applying makeup or keep it in the fridge for an extra cooling effect. So far, I’ve only applied it on my face, neck and around the eye area. It’s so cool and so refreshing. It’s a great product for the Summer and I love it.


5. Briogeo Rosarco Milk Reparative Leave-In Conditioning Spray – This thing smells SO GOOD. Never knew that a blend of rosehip, argan oil, and coconut oil could smell this good. I just couldn’t get enough of this scent. It’s like a fresh rose mixed with slightly sweet milk and something else. I sprayed it on my damp hair after showering, then did a blowout and my hair felt so soft and frizz-free even on a hot and humid weather. It didn’t even weigh my hair down and my strands felt smooth and non-oily. I have a feeling I’ll be purchasing this product in its regular size.


6. Boscia Charcoal Pore Pudding Intensive Wash-Off Treatment – This black and white charcoal swirl mask looks kind of cute even though it wasn’t very swirly anymore when it arrived. It smells like charcoal but not extremely so and it feels more like a thick cream upon application, it then dries down softly. It’s not like the rough cement-like dryness of some charcoal masks that you can’t move your face after a few minutes. This one is soft but it still dries and once it does, it doesn’t transfer. It also takes out the excess oils and impurities.

Boscia Charcoal Pore Pudding Intensive Wash-Off Treatment review

I enjoyed this month’s box better than last month’s (reviewed HERE).


My most favorites are, of course, the Cooling Water and the Briogeo Milk Reparative Leave-In Spray. I also enjoyed the Superhero Mascara, the Gen Nude Liquid Lipcolor and the Atelier Cologne Orange Sanguine scent.


Have you had this month’s box already? What’s your fave?


Bye for now,


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Sephora Play! June 2017 Box

Namaste! This month’s Sephora Play contains products that address your summer needs. Sephora calls it the “Summer Starters”. It’s all about reinforcing your makeup to keep it longer in this warming temps while keeping your look fresh as always.

Sephora Play! June 2017 box

Here they are:


Sephora Play! June 2017 benefit professional verb sea spray bvlgari omnia crystalline


1. Bvlgari Omnia Crystalline Eau de Toilette (0.34 oz/Travel Size: $25, 1.3 oz: $66, 2.2 oz $82) – Similar to Omnia Coral but way fresher. It has notes of bamboo and lotus, while it dries down into slightly woody, but still very floral fresh. This scent lasts a long time and it’s not boring.


2. Benefit Cosmetics The POREfessional Face Primer (0.25 oz/Mini: $12, 0.75 oz $31) – Always been in love with this primer, together with Smashbox Photofinish Classic Primer. I love this because it truly blurs your pores and other imperfections as what it promises. It’s also very lightweight and without the strong silicon feel. It’s great for oily skin and I love the light powdery scent.


3. Kat Von D Everlasting Liquid Lipstick in Lovesick (0.22 oz: $20) – Mauve Nude. The texture is just like any other KVD Everlasting Liquid Lipsticks which is matte and very long lasting, reviewed further HERE. But this shade is not really my cup of tea. It’s a little too bright of a pink for me.

kat von d everlasting liquid lipstick lovesick shade


4. Coola Makeup Setting Spray Spf 30 (1.7 oz: &36) – Seems like a really promising product, but it hurts the eyes and it irritates the nose upon spraying it on the face. The scent is like a strong isopropyl alcohol and the spray does not release a fine mist. It does make your makeup stay long enough though.


5. Klorane Dry Shampoo with Oat Milk (1 oz: $10, 3.2 oz: $20) – An Allure Best of Beauty 2016 winner, this is a well-made dry shampoo and one of the best I’ve ever tried. It has a very light lemon/perfume scent and it doesn’t leave any powdery residue on the hair. On top of that, it doesn’t weigh the hair down, instead, it adds a slight volume.


6. Verb Sea Spray (2.4 oz: $7, 6.3 oz: $14) – With quinoa protein and tea extract, this is a lightweight non-sticky hairspray or hair mist. It’s great for creating that airy windblown hair or even creating some very light soft curls. I think this is best when you want to create that Melania hair, a little windswept on the sides, here and there.


Sephora Play! June 2017 contents


So far, my favorites from this month’s box subscription are; Bvlgari Omnia Crystalline Eau de Toilette, Verb Sea Spray, and the Klorane Dry Shampoo, despite my lack of enthusiasm about this month’s products. I think Sephora could’ve sent better products or something new or unique. Oh well, next time perhaps.


What did you get for this month’s Sephora Play? Did you like yours?


Until then friends,



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