MEMEBOX Thanksgiving Box Collection #1 For Me – Unboxing

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Put this on your own wish list: K-Beauty junkies will go nuts over this limited edition “Thanksgiving Collection #1 For Me” Everyone knows the best gifts are the one you get yourself, so say thanks to yourself this 2014 Thanksgiving season, packed with the perfect collection of K-Beauty selects. Considering all the 2014 stress- think overtime work, juggling kids, etc – you really deserve it. Memebox put together a special box full of Holy Grail K-Beauty goodies that we want to gift this Thanksgiving.

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  •  Clio Virgin Kiss Tinted Lip #22 Electric – Full Size $10

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A pop orange under daylight, Virgin Kiss Tinted Lip in #22 Electric transforms into a glow in the dark electric orange under the blue LED lights. Its feathery lightweight formula glides onto lips smoothly and steins it with color radiance and adherence of a matte lipstick. Plus, its vivid color formation is based on software components which were used as natural lip steins by Koreans geishas back in the days.

  • Jaminkyung Gokmul Care Ampoule Toner – Full Size $46

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Jaminkyung is Korean natural cosmetics company with its brand value set on achieving ‘lasting beauty’ through a combination of naturally-derived quality ingredients and its safe & effective manufacturing technology. The Gokmul Care Ultra Ampoule Toner is 2Phase essence with a blend of lightweight, whole grain-infused toner and deeply nourishing camellia oil in a 6:$ golden ratio. It will deliver a rich moisture boost while controlling the moisture/oil balance for dry, sensitive skin.

  • 803 Cream – Full Size – $34

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The 803 cream series is specifically designed so that each cream targets different parts of the face. They’ll all enriched with shea butter, adenosine, adipophilin, niacinamide and borphlin which have effective skin brightening and firming functions. The Sam N Cream targets dry, sagging neckline with a blend of purified caffeine and collagen extracts.

  • Sally’s Box [Love Recipe Apple Mask + Delight Panthenol Hydrogel Mask + Delight Ceramide Hydrogel Mask + Delight Collagen Hydrogel Mask] – Full Size – $13

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The Love recipe Apple Mask is enriched with abundant apple extract for smoothing and balancing out rough skin texture and delivering moisture and nutrition into the skin. The 3 Delight Hydrogel masks are made from the ‘garden complex’ containing more than 10 herbal ingredients from Mother Nature and each work to deeply  hydrate, firm up and relieve coarse thirsty skin.

  • Tonymoly Hello Bunny Perfume Bar – Full Size $11

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A stick-type bar packed into a lovely bunny design. Its infused with a top note of lemon citrus, a middle note of frisia & white rose and a bottom note of sandalwood & musk.

  • Ariul Stress Relieving Purefull Cleansing Foam – Full Size $8

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Abundant, cream like foam bubbles penetrates deep into your pores, cleaning away any makeup residue, skin impurities, blackheads and dead skin cells piled up and leaving your skin freshly cleaned, moist & brighter overall.

  • Pisteo Bright & Pure C Serum – Full Size $100

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Made up of Pure Vitamin C concentrates, this bottle of nutrients will replenish moisture balance, firm up fine wrinkles and brighten overall complexion with continuous application.

This was the only box that I bought from Memebox in the month of November. In my opinion the box is worth the amount paid for it. The products are all full size. I do not see any product that I would not be using, infact I have already stated using the Ariul Stress Relieving Purefull Cleansing Foam and it feels good on my skin. Will be boxing the Thanksgiving Box 2 soon.

MEMEBOX Luckybox #10 – Unboxing

Luckybox #10 is finally here. In the Luckybox #10 you will find all your favorite beauty goodies featured in previous Memeboxes. You’ll find everything you need to keep on with your Memeboxing. Luckybox #10 includes 7 full size products.

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          1. Dr. MJ Bee Tox Control Cream – (Full Size ) $50

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Repair & renew with Dr. MK Bee Tox Control Cream rich in skin-repairing agents – bee venom, propolis extracts, tea tree leafs water, rosemary extracts and calendula extracts. It’ll smooth, nourish and rejuvenate the skin damaged or stimulated from external environment by creating a protective moisture barrier over and retaining moisture and nutrition within the skin.

          2. Mstar Malus Intensive Hair Treatment – (Full Size) $ 14

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Consisting 70% of apple water and made from 40 different kinds of naturally-derived extracts, the Malus Intensive Hair Treatment works to replenish protein and mineral nutrients to dry, damaged hair ends for strengthening and firming up the hair with continuous use.

          3. The Skin House Aloe Water Mist – (Full Size) $11

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A finely spaying facial mist, the Skin House’s popular Aloe Water Mist is packed with aloe moisture for delivering replenishment to dry or irritated skin. A gentle, hydrating mist is definitely q beauty essential for every girl all season long.

          4. Benton Snail Bee High Content Essence – (Full Size) $ 22

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Instead of water, this facial essence uses snail secretion, bee venom and EGF to cleanse rough, damaged skin from external stresses and pollution.  In addition to the skin-trouble care, moisture supply, and skin tone improvement functions, it also help brighten up complexion and removes sign of ageing.

          5. E choice Snow Brightening Body Cream – (Full Size) $4

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Rich in mineral and herbal complex, the Snow Brightening Body Cream in an instant skin brightener which offer a long-lasting tone up effects as well as deep hydration and nourishment. It’s specially recommended for those troubling over darkened spots, uneven tones or pigmentation.

6. Beauty People Miss 100 Auto Gel Pencil Liners – (Full Size) $ 38

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Feature a sophisticated point eye makeup with Beauty People’s gel liner pencils that come in 3 delicate shades – coral, bronze and brown and can be used as both liner and a shadow. They’re auto-type liners that easily glide onto your eyelids, making them easy to use even for makeup beginner. Plus, there’s an eye liner sharpener attached on the other end for convenience.

7.Blithe Patting Water Pack  – Sample Pouches.

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No need to stick on a sheet mask every night with Blithe Patting Water Pack. Simply though patting on the water pack onto your skin, it’ll remove the dead skin cells, deliver moisture & nutrition, and renew the skin balance for maintaining soft, moist skin condition. The Energy Yellow Citrus & Honey revitalizes and brightens up the skin and the Soothing & Healing Green Tea is for oil and pore control, while the Rejuvenating Purple Berry  works to improve skin elasticity and firmness.

I am loving all the products in the box other than the Snow Brightening Body Cream. What interests you ???

MEMEBOX x Cutie Pie Marzia 2 – Unboxing

MEMEBOX is excited to bring you Collaboration #2 with CutiePieMarzia! With over 3 million subscribers on YouTube, CutiePieMarzia’s beauty and lifestyle channel is filled with adorable moments and we’re sure you’ll fall in love with her right away. Marzia’s box is packed with some of the most darling items we have ever seen – including an entire set of Snow White eyeliners!

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  • Tonymoly Red Appleox Honey Cream (Full Size) – $12 

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Made from Vitamin rich red apple and deeply nourishing honey, Tolomoly’s famous Red Appletox Honey Cream is a daily Facial cream with a unique honey like texture. The bouncy, hydrating gel cream stretches when patted on, giving the skin a massage effect as well as silky finish.

  • Cheek Room Lip Balm Clover 05 Cherry Clover (Full Size) – $12

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Cheek Room’s adorable Lip Balm Clover is a true multi-player for not only moisturising dry, chapped lips but also plumping up and reviving the suppleness of dulled out lips. The olive oil, shea butter and jojoba oil formula works to nourish and protect as well.

  • Shara Shara Petit Friend Matte Lip Crayon (Full Size) – $11

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The auto type lip cryon glides smoothly onto lips, leaving a highly moist and supple yet soft and silky finish. The color ranges from natural nudy pink to hot, savvy shades for featuring a signature lip makeup.

  • Shara Shara Triple Shine Color Shadow (Full Size) – $15

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This Triple Shine Color Shadow palette contains 3 diffrent shades of the same color for featuring a natural yet well-highlighted and sophisticated eye makeup. The shadow is also infused with fine pearls that aderes well for a long-lasting, silky finish.

  • The Yeon Jeju Hallabong Energy Mild All-In-One Serum (Full Size) – $20

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The Yeon’s Jeju Hallabong series boost its organic formula made from the “Hallabong” which is a special type of orange cultivated only in the Jeju island and best loved for brusting with Vitamin C and super sweet & tasty juiciness. Infused with other Jeju-born organic ingredients such as kiwi, brocili and aloe vera, this Energy Mild All-In-One Serum works to replenish, soften and protect the skin.

  • Revecen Face Contril Foundation #002 Violet (Full Size) – $22

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This unique Face Control Foundation works to cover up skin imperfections and contour dull, yellow skin tone for a more refined, evenly balanced, and healthier looking finish with base makeup. Plus it contains natural preservatives such as green tea extract and magnolia extracts and thus gentle and suitable for all skin types.

  • Dr. M J Synake Venom Lifting Cream (Full Size) – $69 Approx. – Surprise Gift

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Peptide content give rich elasticity for volume full face line. Adenosine and collagen extract give elasticity for younger looking skin. Shea butter and jojoba oil give moisture and nutrition to thirsty skin, for long lasting moisturized skin. Rich nutrition formula soothes tired skin from harmful environment for silky soft skin.

I am very excited with this MEMEBOX and see myself using of the products other than the Triple Shine Color Eyeshadow as its too shiny for my liking. Have you ordered your MEMEBOX yet ???

FAB BAG – July 2014

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The July 2014 FAB BAG is by the name Double Trouble. The contents of the bag is a mix of skin care & make up.

  • Vorte Day Moisturizing Gel With SPF 35 
  • BioBloom Hair Strengthening Oil + Cleanser Kit 
  • Deoborah Milano II Rossetto Lipstick – 807 + Lipliner – 11
  • Free Sample : Cell Renew Deep Smoothing Body Lotion 

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1. Vorte Day Moisturizing Gel With SPF 35

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Votre’s all-natural moisturizing gel with SPF 35, which is flawlessly light and perfect for the humid weather. Infused with liquorice and bearberry extracts, it diminishes dark spots, and makes your skin radiant. Full size is priced at Rs. 810 for 30 ml.

 2. BioBloom Hair Strengthening Oil + Cleanser Kit 

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BoiBloom is a brand so passionate about being natural that not only are all products free fron parabens, sulfates, petrochemicals, but are also vegan. We know how tough it is to find hair products that are chemical-free and yet effective. A fabulous kit made with an elixir of basil, ginger and hibiscus, this range is perfect for hair strengthening. Full size is priced at Rs. 499 for 100 ml & Rs. 699 for 200 ml

3. Deoborah Milano II Rossetto Lipstick – 807 + Lipliner – 11

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Vogue Beauty Awards winner and Italian make up biggie, Deborah Milano, is know for its trendsetting lipsticks. The creamy II Rossetto Lipstick  range boasts of a Vitamin A, C, E enriched formulas with UVA & UVB filters. Full size is priced at Rs. 395 & Rs. 350

4.  FREE SAMPLE : Cell Renew Deep Smoothing Body Lotion 

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Cell Renew brings two new body lotions powered with 30x Vitamin E benefits with visible E beads. They will repair skin damage cell by cell, from a protective layers, prevent the breakdown of collagen due to harmful sun rays and fortify skin against damage by free radicals. Cell Renew deep soothing body lotion nourishes the skin from within, leaving it luxuriously smooth & supple. Priced at Rs. 225 for 200ml.

What’s in your FAB BAG ??

Fab Bag – June 2014

I am one of the few who started the FAB BAG (know as Velvette) subscription from the very first box and was fairly impressed with the products & contents of the box being sent every month. However with time the content & quality of the box fell (in my opinion) resulting in me not renewing my subscription. In last couple of  months a few my friends told me about the new FAB BAG (actually a bag  this time) and they could not stop raving about the quality & the content of the bag, which made me so inquisitive that I went ahead and subscribed for 3 month. I resubscribed in June 2014 and received my first bag  starting of July 2014 and let me say I was not disappointed.

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The FAB BAG came in this beautiful quilted coral pink zip bag & a bonus Clean & Clear Lively Bright Skin Kit nicely wrapped in a lilac colored net with ribbons.

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  • Beauty Lab Smart Defense Daily Moisturiser – SPF 20
  • Natio Renew Radiance Day Cream 
  • Palladio Eye Shadow Quads – Love Struck
  • Bonus : Clean & Clear Lively Bright Skin Kit

1. Beauty Lab Smart Defense Daily Moisturiser – SPF 20

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A Vogue favorite also popular with celebrities, UK’s Beauty Lab Range is the perfect amalgamation of cutting edge science and natural ingredients. This moisturizer is light, yet effective and loaded with natural actives. It also doubles up as a solid sun block, giving you miniaturization and protection all in one go. Full size is priced at Rs. 2800 (30 ml) 

2. Natio Renew Radiance Day Cream 

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Australian Natural Luxury Brand, Natio makes its Indian debut with FAB BAG. The Renewal Cream has natural actives and sun filters that deeply hydrate and protect against wrinkles and discoloration’s. Full Size is prices at Rs. 1130 for 75 ml.

3. Palladio Eye Shadow Quad – Love Struck

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Palladio Beauty is America’s most popular brand of herbal & vitamin enriched cosmetics full of antioxidants such as Ginseng, Green Tea, Gingko Biloba, Vitamin E and Skin Soothers such as Aloe Vera and Chamomile. Full Size is prices at Rs. 750

4. Bonus : Clean & Clear Lively Bright Skin Kit

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*Foaming Facial Wash : It’s a gentle enough for daily use and perfect for all common skin woes – an essential first step in daiy skin care. Full Size is prices at Rs. 95 for 100 ml

*Blackhead Cleaning Scrub : See visibily less blackheads through regular use to revel clearer & smoother skin. Full Size is prices at Rs. 110 for 80 gm

* Fairness Cream : It’s a Vitamin rich cherry extract formula with UV filters thats gives lighter& brighter skin. Full Size is prices at Rs. 120 for 40 gm.

What’s in your FAB BAG ???

Bottega Di LungaVita

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I had recently attended an event for the launch of Eupore’s leading brand for natural cosmetic, beauty & wellness products Bottega di LungaVita at Greater Kailash-1, M-Block Market. The company’s products are available in 64 stores across India making  its expansive kiosk in Kunchal’s, Delhi’s leading cosmetic and garment store, its 65th offline presence and the company’s first showroom in Delhi.

The company-branded store offers the complete Bottega di LungaVita experience to patrons. It hosts the entire range of natural and scientifically developed Bottega di LungaVita products that comprise both personal care and cosmetic solutions. A dedicated anti-ageing line with over 15 solutions, whitening products, cosmetic solutions for expecting and post-natal mothers, a baby care range, oils and aromatherapy creams and gels to keep the skin and hair nourished, sun protection treatments and anti-cellulite concentrates and supplements are just some of the many wellness and beauty remedies one can check out and buy.

Bottega di LungaVita is the natural cosmetic line that offers the most cutting edge products for all beauty needs Skin care, Anti ageing, Mom & Babies, Men, Aromatherapy, Bath & Shower etc. is the natural cosmetic line that offers the most cutting edge products for all beauty needs Skin care, Anti ageing, Mom & Babies, Men, Aromatherapy, Bath & Shower etc.

Bottega di Lungavita at Kunchals, GK, New Delhi. 5

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Bottega di Lungavita at Kunchals, New Delhi

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I am very excited & impressed with the Bottega di LungaVita products specially in the VITA-AGE AURUM range which is an Anti Ageing Range. I picked up the VITA-AGE AURUM Acqua Micellare which is a cleansing solution to try.

Bottega di LungaVita products are available at KUNCHALS, New Delhi.

L’Oreal Paris Youth Code Luminize Serum – Review

*Guest Post by Pallavi Bose*

Hello lovelies..

We all get tired from long tiring office hours and our body needs some revital to refresh ourselves. But what gets more tired than our body is our skin and this tiredness is clearly reflected on our face. It lacks the sparkle and shine. I was really interested to try out the “newbie” in the skin care industry- “SERUMS”. Serums propose to revitalize your skin by keeping them soft, supple and giving that luminous glow to the face.

So, with this thought I went one day to my favorite beauty store and came through this product. The SA was all singing praises for it so, I thought why not give it a try. So, here comes the L’OREAL PARIS YOUTH CODE LUMINIZE SERUM for all you beautiful ladies….

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About:  A precious,  light-infusing  serum  developed  for  women  aged  25-35  to  help  correct  dark  spots and  reveal  more  even,  youthful  looking  skin. The  Serum  is  enriched  with  patented  Lumi-GenTM technology to even and illuminate your skin tone. Clinically proven results: Immediately, your skin is deeply hydrated. It glows with a new luminosity. In 1 week, your skin is more even. Correction of different types of dark spots begins. Marks start to fade: dark spots, sun spots and age-spots. In 1 month, dark spots are visibly reduced. Your skin tone is even and more luminous.

Innovation: LUMI-GENTM TECHNOLOGY

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After 10 years of research, L’Oréal scientists have cracked the code to more even, luminous skin by discovering a specific set of genes that are responsible for correcting discolorations and enhancing skin’s luminosity. Introducing: Lumi-GenTM technology, which regulates the skin’s pigmentation to reduce the appearance of skin tone imperfections.

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Usage: Apply this serum by itself or before your daily care, morning or evening, on your freshly cleansed face and neck. The light formula penetrates your skin leaving it intensely hydrated and incomparably silky and soft to touch. For best results, follow with Luminize Day Cream.

Packaging: It comes in a silver pump dispenser bottle with a silver nozzle cap which has to be twisted in order to be closed or opened. The nozzle dispenses a very small amount of product. So, this prevents product wastage. But, the bottle is opaque so one can never found out the remaining product.20140505_150335_resized

Price and Quantity: This serum costs Rs.1499. It comes in a 30 ml bottle which lasts quite long. I use it twice daily (morning and evening) and I have been using it for last 1.5 month and I think I haven’t sued even 30% of the product. In this way it can easily last 5-6 months which makes the serum quite economical.

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My views : My skin is dry so I am always in need of products which hydrate my skin. Since my facial skin is always prone to tiredness so, a boost in my skin is just what my skin wants. This serum claims to deliver both the promises. So, I took it without second thoughts. I came back from mall and cleansed my face at night and applied it on my bare face. As soon as I took out the product it felt very light. It is basically a cream translucent white in color, runny in nature which blends into the skin at one go. The cream has beautiful floral fragrance which stays for a while and then disappears.The cream post application blends into the skin quite fast. It gets absorbed instantly and skin feels soft and velvety to touch. There is an instant glow to the skin. But since the skin feels too light and I have dry skin so, I need some strong moisturizer to keep my skin hydrated. This serum doesn’t solve the hydration issue. Now coming to the long term I used this serum for 15-20 days religiously twice every day.I witnessed a subtle glow in my face which imparted a healthy look overall. I noticed mild spots disappearing with continuous use of 1 month. I cannot comment about pigmentation issues because I don’t have any major pigmentation. But this serum works fully to hide minor flaws. I have quite a few discoloration issues because of tanning and this serum worked effectively to protect them.

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Rating : 4/5

Recommendation : In overall, this serum is good if you want to give a healthy boost to your skin. The price tag is more but the quantity is perfect. It is also effective in covering mild pigmentation.