May & June’s Lust Have It beauty boxes

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June’s Lust Have It goodies!

You can probably tell I wasn’t that excited about May’s box since I am only posting it up now – that and there was just a lot going on so I didn’t get the opportunity to blog about it. June’s box on the other hand I only received today and I already can’t wait to try the OPI Nail Apps! I’ll try them out at an engagement party at the end of the month and let you know how it goes! The team at Lust Have It also changed the back of their information/description card making it look very Great Gatsby-esque! 😉

1.  Batiste Dry Shampoo RRP $9.95 200ml This smells absolutely scrumptious! I tried it as soon as I opened the box and am excited to be able to try this dry shampoo as I haven’t had the chance but have heard nothing but good things about it!

2. Pure Fiji Hydrating Body Lotion RRP $29.95 345ml The description on the card for this product reads “This exotic blend of coconut milk, raw honey and exotic nut extracts contains a rich source of natural antioxidants and a bounty of nutrients..” It smells luscious! Can’t wait to try it out after a night time shower! It would’ve been nice if they included the ingredients list with the product.

3. Real Purity Natural Lipstick in Romantic Red RRP USA $15.00 This was another of the goodies I tried as soon as I got my delivery this morning! It is such a stunning color to wear and I’ll post up some pics when I wear it out. It is creamy and smooth to apply.

4. Savi Organic Soothing Cream RRP $27.95 60ml I haven’t tried this cream out yet but the packaging is pretty and it is Australian Certified Organic.

5. Klara H20 Proof Eyeliner RRP $18.00 “Sexy, audacious and totally fashion-forward”. After swatching it on my hand I find this eyeliner to be nicely pigmented and am hoping that it is also long lasting and smudge proof!

6. OPI Nail Aps RRP $19.99 I have used the Sally Hansen nail polish strips and can’t wait to try these OPI apps. Hopefully they’re just as easy to apply and long-wearing.

I haven’t really used any of the May goodies so if you would like to see the description of the contents then click here. The miracle hair treatment looks interesting and I have put Nude By Nature’s pawpaw ointment in my bag ready to use when the time calls for it 🙂

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Lust Have It! February 2013

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I know, I know, I am a little late with the posting of my February Lust Have It! (LHI) box and I still have the March one sitting here on my table – where does the time go!!? Looking after baby, birthday parties, baby catchups, mummy catchups, dance rehearsals, completing a community leadership course, baby appointments, shopping, cooking, baking, cleaning and a mini-holiday in Malaysia just the other week have taken up just a little of my time from blogging ;P So I am trying to get the February and March boxes up on here before I receive my April one!

The January Box – I used everything that I received in my January box (see previous post here) and have continued to use the Nude By Nature BB cream, LHI’s kabuki brush and the Lush lip colour! I also used up all the samples that came in the box and really loved the Klorane shampoo and conditioner. It left my hair feeling full of body and had a lovely smell. I also liked the smell of the Avene products and the cleanser felt so nice on my skin.

My first impression of the February box was “Is this it?” The products came in a plain cardboard box filled with some shreds of paper and even though the Lust Have It team kept us well-informed that we would be receiving different packaging for the month, I was still a little underwhelmed. However they are back to their pretty flocked boxes so that’s good to see.

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1. Summer Tan by Mancin – This is the full sized product RRP $29.95. I don’t normally use any tanning products as I already naturally have a medium shade but I used this on my legs and it was very easy to apply and developed into a nice tanned colour.

2. Styli-Style – Another full sized product RRP $19.95. I was glad to see a lipstick in February’s box however when I tried it on I did not like the smell and it did not last very long at all on my lips. The colour is also a shade I wouldn’t normally purchase but it grew on me a little although I still haven’t worn it out anywhere.

3. The Natural Source nail laquer RRP $9.95 Nice pretty peachy colour (I love peachy shades!). Just be sure to wipe of any excess polish before applying otherwise you’ll get a big blob of polish dripping onto your nail!

4. Lon Vitalite C9 Moisturising hand masks RRP $4.50 for a pair. I have yet to try this out so I will let you know how I go with it in my next LHI post!

We didn’t receive the Bioderma cream sample in the Februray box but it came in the March box and I have yet to try it so I will let you know how it is once I’ve tried it out.

Lust Have It! – January 2013

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The January 2013 Lust Have It! beauty box contents

When hubby was figuring out what to get me for my birthday I was so pleasantly surprised that he bought me a subscription to a beauty box. These beauty boxes/glam bags etc have been all the rage over the past year or so with the Australian market joining in on the beauty and skin care fun! So here I present to you my first Lust Have It! box for 2013 – the January edition!

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All new packaging – the box! I love receiving mail – especially when it is not a bill or a fine! The first Lust Have It! package for 2013 came in their fresh new boxed packaging which I really like as they look so pretty with their pastel pink flocked print and their handy little size. The box also has a magnetic strip along one side so that it closes flush and secure. I also like the feel of the box – it is matte and smooth. This new packaging is a change from their make up bags last year and I can’t wait to post  DIY on what I am going to use it for after I’ve finished using up all the samples in it! Now let’s get onto what is inside:

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Lush Cosmetics lip colour in Strong Always

1) Lush Cosmetics – Lip Colour When I first saw this bright orange product I thought it was nail polish and even when I opened it I was a little confused as to what to use it for. After visiting Lush’s website, it is actually lip colour! Yay!! (not sure if I missed the label on the packaging?) To me it feels like a mix between a lipstick and a lip balm – it glides on quite smoothly and is very pigmented so the colour is nice and bright! I tried it out straight away and wore this orange lippy (which I wouldn’t normally wear) to dance rehearsal and it lasted all night and the colour is actually very wearable! Such a nice surprise! I also love that it is vegan friendly as I’ve been reading The Kind Diet this month and well, that’s another blog post in itself!!

This is why I like these subscriptions so much – you get to discover new products and colours that you normally wouldn’t purchase! By  the end of the night there was still colour on my lips – like a lip tint! This is such a great product that I definitely want to try out all the other colours on the Lush website. You can check out how it looks on me on my YouTube channel.

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2) Nude By Nature – BB cream For those of you who have not come across the BB (blemish balm/beauty balm) cream craze, it is basically an all in one make up and skin care product to replace serum, moisturizer, primer, foundation, and sunscreen! I actually bought this 5-in-1 mineral miracle cream about 2 weeks ago in the “dark” shade and I should have bought “medium”…and can you guess what shade I received? – “medium”! It may look a little light but it the medium blends in well and also allows me to finish with a bronzer! Compared to some other bb creams I have tried recently, I find that Nude’s BB cream suits my combination skin really well. It goes on smoothly and does not make my face feel dry. It provides a light coverage and if I wanted to I could just use extra concealer to cover up any blemishes. I have used this and the Lush lip colour which you can check out on my LHI video! Overall I have continued to use this BB cream everyday since I received it and even bought some more NBN prodcuts from Priceline which I’ll upload a post on soon! So thank you LHI! for including this BB cream in your January beauty box!

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3) Lust Have It! – Kabuki brush Another full sized item and the synthetic brush feels soft to touch so I can’t wait to use this!

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4) Klorane – Shampoo & Conditioner To be honest I get a lot more excited when receiving make up products in these boxes so I wasn’t to phased by these sachet samples. However, I am yet to use them so if they turn out well I’ll have LHI to thank for discovering a fresh new shampoo and conditioner! 🙂

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5) Avene – Cleanance Skin Range I am also yet to use these 3 sample sized skin care products (a gel cleanser, cream exfoliant and anti-shine moisturiser). I rubbed a little of the moisturiser on my hand and it smells so pretty!

What did you think of your January 2013 Lust Have It! box?

I’d love to hear about any thoughts, recommendations or comments you might have so leave a comment and subscribe. Did you get the same products in your delivery? Which products did you like/dislike?

Have a beautiful Friday! 🙂

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