POPSUGAR Must Have Review: February 2017

Hello everyone!

It’s time for my monthly POPSUGAR Must Have review!

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To receive a fun box of goodies each month like I do, click here.

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Box Contents:

  • Tribe Alive – Foldover Clutch – Atitlán Brocade
  • Battington Lashes – Monroe 3D Silk Lashes
  • Kris Nations Jewelry – Love Script Necklace
  • Chuao Chocolatier – Cinnamon Cereal Smooch Chocolate Bar
  • Juara Skincare – Candlenut Body Creme
  • Revlon – Super Lustrous Love Is On Lipstick

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Tribe Alive – Foldover Clutch – Atitlán Brocade – Retail Value $98

This clutch is absolutely gorgeous!  I love the black + cream color palette.  So cute.  So classy.

I don’t carry clutches often (I’m afraid of setting my purse down and accidentally walking away), so I will be using this bag to hold my planner(s) and accessories when I travel.  This clutch is super roomy, so I know I’ll be able to fit all my supplies inside!

Here are photos of both sides of the clutch.  Each side features a different design.  How fun is that?!  I’m not sure which is my absolute favorite, but I’m leaning toward the one on the right!

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Battington Lashes – Monroe 3D Silk Lashes – Retail Value $28

I was pretty surprised to see these lashes in my box this month.  I’ve subscribed to many different beauty boxes over the years and have never received eyelashes before.

I tried to put on fake eyelashes once in high school for a spirit day and things didn’t go so well.  I haven’t tried since then.  I have luscious lashes (mostly kidding 😉 ), so even if I were capable of putting these on, I probably wouldn’t bother.

I have a few friends that wear fake lashes, so I’m going to see if any of them would like to give these a try!

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Kris Nations Jewelry – Love Script Necklace – Retail Value $48

I received some earring from this brand two February’s ago in my POPSUGAR box, and absolutely loved them!

The packaging (real glass and cork) is divine, and the jewelry styles are adorable too!  I’ve already used the jar + cork in an Instagram post, and am wearing this necklace today (Happy Valentine’s Day!!)

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Chuao Chocolatier – Cinnamon Cereal Smooch Chocolate Bar – Retail Value $6

This is another brand I’ve received before in a POPSUGAR box.  The last bar I got was rocky road flavored.  Yum!

I love all the fun flavors that Chuao includes in their chocolate bars.  Cinnamon Toast Crunch is one of my favorite cereals, so I was elated when I saw it was included in this bar!  Unfortunately, I’m not getting much cinnamon flavor.  The chocolate is still delicious though!

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Juara Skincare – Candlenut Body Creme – Retail Value $35

I’ve been really into trying out different body + hand cremes recently, so I was pumped when I pulled this jar out of my box!  The creme is thick and smells really yummy.  It has a soft, sweet, and nutty vibe to it.  I love it!

I like to put creme on my hands and arms every night before bed.  I’ve been using this creme for the last few days and absolutely love it!

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Revlon – Super Lustrous Love Is On Lipstick – Retail Value $7.99

Y’all know how much I love lip products, so you can probably guess how excited I was to find this in my box.

I don’t typically wear red lipstick, but this one is gorgeous.  I’ll definitely be wearing this the next time I hit the town!

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The total retail value for the February POPSUGAR Must Have box is $222.99!  That is just crazy!  I’m not sure I’ve ever received a box with that high of a value before!

Do you subscribe to POPSUGAR Must Have?

What do you think of the February box?

<3 Natalie

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POPSUGAR Must Have Review: October 2016

Hello everyone!

It’s POPSUGAR Must Have review time!  Are you excited to see what I got?!

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To receive a fun box of surprise goodies each month like I do, click here!

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Box Contents:

  • Henri Bendel – Packable Umbrella
  • Lalicious – Brown Sugar Vanilla Shower Oil and Bubble Bath
  • My Cup of Cocoa – Dark Drinking Chocolate
  • Morning Culture – Rise & Shine Diner Mug
  • Makeup Eraser – The Makeup Eraser Mini!
  • Power Your Happy by Lisa Sugar
  • Revlon – ColorStay Liquid Eye Pen

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Henri Bendel – Packable Umbrella – Retail Value $58

I was so excited when I saw POPSUGAR’s sneak peek of this item earlier in the month! I received an umbrella from POPSUGAR last year and absolutely love it!  It’s my go-to umbrella on rainy days!  I’m sure I’ll be getting a lot of use out of this umbrella too!

I love the chocolate brown and white stripes with the raspberry accents.  So pretty!

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Lalicious – Brown Sugar Vanilla Shower Oil and Bubble Bath – Retail Value $28

I always enjoy receiving body wash in my subscription boxes.  I’ve gotten so many in the past that it’ll be a while before I have to go out and buy any myself!

My only complaint about this product is the scent.  I know vanilla is a standard scent that the majority of people enjoy, however, I am not one of them.  I’ll most likely end up giving this product to a friend who will enjoy it more than me.

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My Cup of Cocoa – Dark Drinking Chocolate – Retail Value $4.99

As you know, I always look forward to the edible item that POPSUGAR includes every month.  This drinking chocolate did not disappoint!

The chocolate powder mixes with milk to create a deliciously creamy treat! 🙂

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Morning Culture – Rise & Shine Diner Mug – Retail Value $16

These days I’m a huge fan of mugs and trinket dishes to hold all of my pens and planner supplies!

I’m sure I’ll drink something (perhaps the drinking chocolate?) out of this mug at some point, but right now, it’s sitting on my dresser holding several pairs of scissors!

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Makeup Eraser – The Makeup Eraser Mini! – Retail Value $12

A good friend of mine has a Makeup Eraser and absolutely loves it!  After her rave reviews, I was very excited to give this little guy a try.

I’ve used it a few times now, and it’s been working really well.  The cloth is very soft and more gentle on my skin than the typical makeup remover wipe!

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Power Your Happy by Lisa Sugar – Retail Value $25

Motivational books aren’t typically my style, but I’m enjoying this one so far!

I’m going to keep Power Your Happy by my bedside and read a little bit each night.  I’m sure I’ll be finished with it in no time!

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Revlon – ColorStay Liquid Eye Pen – Retail Value $8.99

If you’ve read my last couple of subscription box review posts, you know by now that eyeliner and I aren’t the best of friends.  This is another product that I’ll be giving away to a better home!

One neat thing I’ll mention about the eyeliner is that its felt tip is designed in a way that provides you with three different line thicknesses.  You can see a little sample of the thicknesses on the packaging above. If I was an eyeliner user, I think I’d find that feature pretty handy!

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The total retail value for the October box is $152.98.  That’s not too shabby!

I’m very pleased with five of the seven items included this month! And I’m sure my friends will be very pleased by the two items that I’ve chosen to give away!

Do you subscribe to POPSUGAR Must Have?!

What do you think of the October box?

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POPSUGAR Must Have Review: May 2016

Hi everyone!

My POPSUGAR Must Have box has arrived!

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To receive a fun surprise each month like I do, click here.

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I’m loving the new product info card design!

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Box Contents:

  • Bluma Project – Capri Bracelets – Set of 2
  • Kocostar – Foot Therapy
  • SPONGELLE – Spongology Body Buffer
  • GAIAM – Foldable Yoga Mat
  • Happy Spritz – Breathe Deeply
  • Jimmybar! – Peanut Butter Clutter Jimmybar! Clean Snack Bar

Special Extras:

  • Hint Kick – Black Raspberry Infused Water
  • Revlon – Volume + Length Magnified Mascara
  • Half Hitch Goods – $10 Gift Card

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Bluma Project – Capri Bracelets – Set of 2 – Retail Value $44

I really like the colors of these bracelets!  Navy is one of my favorite colors, and I especially like it with gold!

Unfortunately, these bracelets are a little more boho than I am.  These will make a great gift.  I just need to figure out who that gift would be for!

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Kocostar – Foot Therapy – Retail Value $10

I was very intrigued when I saw this product in the box!

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This is what the treatment looks like when you take it out of the package.

When it’s cut down the middle, it becomes two, little booties to put on your feet.

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Here are my feet in the little booties! 🙂

The instructions say to leave it on your feet for 1.5 hours, so that’s what I did!  I walked around the house a little while wearing them.  They were rather squishy and funny feeling!

I didn’t pay much attention to how my feet felt before the treatment (whoopsie!), but I do believe they are a little softer now.

One thing I didn’t like about this product was that it stripped my toenail polish of its vibrant blue color.  I wasn’t expecting that!

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SPONGELLE – Spongology Body Buffer – Retail Value $20

I’ve received a SPONGELLE product in one of my previous boxes, so I was very excited to see another one in this month’s box!

This buffer smells FANTASTIC and works really well!  When my last Spongology sponge ran out of body wash, I kept the sponge and continued to use it.  I’ll be doing the same when this buffer runs out of soap!

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GAIAM – Foldable Yoga Mat – Retail Value $24.98

I haven’t done yoga in a long time, but I do enjoy it.  Maybe I’ll start up again soon!

Unfortunately, I already have two yoga mats.  At least this one is foldable and doesn’t take up much space!

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Happy Spritz – Breathe Deeply – Retail Value $25

I absolutely love the way this spray smells!  The peppermint and eucalyptus are fantastic!

I’ve sprayed it on my face several times now, and it’s quite nice.  It dries quickly and doesn’t leave you oily or with any residue.  That’s a major plus!

I think this is going to be great the next time I have a cold or a stuffy nose!

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Jimmybar! – Peanut Butter Clutter Jimmybar! Clean Snack Bar – Retail Value $2.49

I was pleasantly surprised by the texture and flavor of this bar.  I was expecting something flavorless and chalky.  It was actually quite moist and had a pretty good flavor!

Hint Kick – Black Raspberry Infused Water – Retail Value $1.69

I’ve never had one of these waters before, so I was quite intrigued by it.

The flavor was okay, but I think it would be much better if they added a little sugar!

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Revlon – Volume + Length Magnified Mascara – Retail Value $8.99

This mascara couldn’t have come at a better time!  I’m almost out of my current tube!

I haven’t noticed any difference in the length or volume of my lashes, but I do like that the formula isn’t too wet.  I’ll definitely continue to use it for a while!

The May box also included a $10 gift card for Half Hitch Goods, but I forgot to take a photo of it. I looked on their website and they have some nice things, but I don’t think I’ll be using my $10.

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I’ll end up using almost (or have already used) all of these products, so I’d say the May box was a win!

The total retail value for this box (not including the gift card) is $137.15!  That’s pretty good!

Do you subscribe to POPSUGAR Must Have?!

What do you think of the May box?

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