subscription boxes

Wantable Makeup Unboxing July 2014

July 18, 2014

I love the Wantable subscription boxes. You get such a great value for your money and they are risk free. If you don’t like what you get, you can send it back for a full refund. The boxes cost $36. Subscribe to Wantable here. The makeup box comes with 4-5 full size products and occasionally […]

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Ipsy Glam Bag July 2014 Review

July 14, 2014

The ipsy Glam Bag has really been on a roll the last few months. This one did not disappoint! Products in the bag: Bare Minerals 5-in-1 BB Advanced Performance Cream Eyeshadow Broad Spectrum SPF 15, Full Size $18 for .10oz, Sample Size .03oz $5.40 This is supposed to be a long wearing eyeshadow/primer that smooths […]

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Wantable Accessories Boxes for June and July

July 14, 2014

I have no idea why I never got around to filming the June Wantable Accessories unboxing, but I didn’t. So here are June and July’s boxes! June’s Box Elsa Necklace, $25 The Elsa Necklace is a long, silver chain accented with silver toned bobbles. It is elegant and I don’t think my photo does this […]

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Birchbox Review July 2014

July 11, 2014

This month’s Birchbox was a little better than last month. I got two products I was excited about. Products in this box: Beauty Protector Protect & Treat Mask, Retail Value $25.95 for 4oz, Sample size, two at .5oz each, $6.48 This is the 3rd Beauty Protector product I have gotten in Birchboxes and I have […]

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Birchbox June 2014

June 16, 2014
coastal scents revealed 2 palette

After a fantastic April, Birchbox falls really short this month. There is just a complete lack of substance to the box.

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Beauty Box 5 – June 2014

June 13, 2014
Nicka K Nail Polish

This is the 4th Beauty Box 5 I have gotten. I loved the first one I got back in March. Since then I really haven’t been impressed. You can read my other reviews here. Beauty Box 5 is a monthly subscription service. It costs $12 per month with discounts for purchasing quarterly or yearly. Products […]

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Ipsy Glam Bag June 2014

June 11, 2014
Ipsy Glam Bag June 2014

Usually Ipsy is one of my favorite bags. I was a little disappointed with May’s bag. With June’s bag Ipsy is back on top! This month’s bag is navy with pineapples and palm trees. I don’t love it but I don’t hate it either. I will probably give it away just because I don’t need […]

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Nerd Block Jr. Boys Review

May 21, 2014
star wars darth vader plush toy

Christopher does have a problem with the name of this box. He says nerd are people who wear glasses, carry calculators, and can’t run. And he is NOT a nerd. Products in the box: Star Wars Plush Darth Vader, $9.99 at Toys R Us I knew the values on the box had to be very […]

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Birchbox May 2014

May 15, 2014

Birchbox comes out on top as my favorite subscription box this month. Products in the Birchbox: SmartyPants All-in-One Gummy Vitamins for Adults, Retail $29.95 for 30 days, Sample size 1 day, Value $1 I was excited about these until I saw the price. They are a good vitamin though. A bit high in sugar for […]

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SquareHue Subscription Review – May 2014

May 13, 2014
May14_LookBook-page SquareHue

Last month was the first month I have gotten the SquareHue subscription. I was really impressed with the formula of the polish and loved the colors. The polishes are also 3-free. I still love the formula, but I’m not excited about the colors this month. Each month a new city inspires the colors. May was […]

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Ipsy Bag Review – May 2014

May 12, 2014
Ipsy May 2014

Products in the ipsy bag: I am not crazy about this month’s bag. It’s an eco bag with green leaves and a burlap look. Just not my style. Pur~lisse pur~moist hydra balance moisturizer, Retail $55 for 1.7oz, Sample 0.5oz value $16.17 This is an expensive moisturizer! It feels very nice. Not too thick and not […]

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Beauty Box 5 May 2014

May 10, 2014
maskeraide hydrating facial mask

*These are not affiliate links. Beauty Box 5 does not offer rewards for referrals. Products in the Beauty Box 5: Maskeraide Hydrating Facial Mask, $5.99 for 1 mask, Sample size 1 mask This is a mask that you open up and place on your face and it has holes for your eyes, nose, and mouth. […]

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Tea Sparrow Subscription Review and Coupon

May 2, 2014
Tea Sparrow

Tea Sparrow is a monthly subscription service for loose tea. Each month you get 4 bags of loose teas that have been selected from around the world. Each box averages 35 cups of tea. The subscription costs $20 per month. You do have the option to pause and restart your subscription at any time. Tea […]

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Color Me Monthly Subscription Review

April 25, 2014
Color Me Monthly Subscription Review

I was extremely interested in giving Color Me Monthly a try. Their nail polishes are: Non-toxic and carcinogen-free Never tested on animals Vegan Eco-friendly Made in the USA Shipped FREE! Subscriptions are $7 a month, $40 for 6 months, or $75 for one year. You get one polish each month. The subscription arrived in a […]

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Julep Maven May Selections

April 22, 2014
Julep Maven Twist for May - Dishwater Dreams

It’s time to make your Julep Maven selections for May! I LOVE the new Fresh Twist line. It’s going to be tough to decide this month. Boho Glam has a jet-set blue creme and a golden lilac tulle shimmer. Bombshell has a golden pink taffeta shimmer and a golden apricot shimmer. Classic with a Twist […]

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Wantable Accessories Box Review April 2014

April 14, 2014
Wantable Accessories April 2014 - Dishwater Dreams

This is the 3rd month I have gotten the Wantable Accessories box. I have really enjoyed it every month and I wear everything I have gotten. This month is the best so far! Bethany Bracelet, Retail Value $21 The Bethany Bracelet features gunmetal chain and faceted onyx colored beads in a seamless stretch design. I […]

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Birchbox Review April 2014

April 13, 2014

Birchbox gets 2nd place this month from my three beauty box subscriptions. Products in the box: Kind Healthy Grains, Maple and Pumpkin Seeds with Sea Salt, Retail Value $11.88 for 15 bars, Sample 1 bar, estimated value $.79 Reading the nutritional information, this is a healthy bar. It is gluten free and non GMO. However, […]

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Wantable Intimates Review April 2014

April 12, 2014
Head Over Heels Cami by Honeydew

I was really happy with my Wantable Intimates box this month.  Head Over Heels Cami by Honeydew u hot pink, Retail Value $36 Miel soft bra in royal navy, Retail Value  $30 Pimatee Racer Back Tank in light pink, Retail Value $8.49 Steve Madden Boyfriend Briefs in Twilight, $22 Everything was super soft and comfortable and […]

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Ipsy Glam Bag Review April 2014

April 11, 2014
Ipsy Glam Bag April 2014 - Dishwater Dreams

I got my Ipsy Glam Bag yesterday and I LOVE it! It is my favorite one so far. The Ipsy subscription isn’t a box, it’s a bag. And every month it comes in a different style bag. Last month’s was ok, but not really my style. This month, I adore the bag. I actually switched […]

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Beauty Box 5 April 2014

April 9, 2014
Beauty Box 5 April 2014

Products in the box: Jergens Natural Glow – 3 Days to Glow Moisturizer, Retail Value $9.99, est Sample value $2.10 I have looked at this in the store and wondered about it. I am bummed that the sample is for medium to tan skin when I am fair. I will probably try it and see […]

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Squarehue Subscription Review

April 9, 2014

I am still on the hunt for the best nail polish ever. So I decided to give the Squarehue subscription a try when I got a coupon to get the first box for $5. Each month there is a theme based on a city. April was Amsterdam. Please don’t ask me to pronounce any of […]

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Umba Subscription Box Review

April 8, 2014
Umba Calendar

I love finding unique items to decorate my apartment with. When you have limited real estate for display items, but a palette so bland you have to spice it up, finding those perfect items to showcase your style are the Holy Grail of decor. Sometimes I make my own decor items, sometimes I scour antique […]

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Fabletics Review March 2014

April 4, 2014

I have been a member of JustFab for a couple years now and decided to give Fabletics a try. Fabletics is Kate Hudson’s brand of athletic wear. Right now you can get 50% off your first outfit or you can get free pants (up to $49.95 Value) by using the code JFPANT. Since I wanted […]

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Birchbox Men’s Review April 2014

April 3, 2014

I got a chance to take a peek at the Birchbox for Men for April. Anyone else curious? Here’s what was inside. Basic Crew T-Shirt $28 This was sent out in 3 different colors. And SOFT! English Laundry Oxford Bleu – Sample Size, Retail Value $70 for 1.7oz – Smells wonderful. Like what we all […]

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Julep Maven Review April 2014

April 2, 2014
Vivid Collection

The Vivid Collection is here! One thing I like about Julep is that you can choose your box beforehand so you know you will like it. See all of the options here. I picked It Girl this month. Flora – Exotic dragon fruit with blue shimmer Maren – Electric bubblegum sheer with blue sheen Bailey […]

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Beauty Box 5 March 2014 Review

April 1, 2014

I know it’s April, but I just got this March 2014 Beauty Box 5 to review. Thank you for sending it Beauty Box 5! Products Mentioned: Jane’s Pick All Natural Soaps in Kind $8 at Beauty Box 5 Tree Hut Shea Body Butter $6.99 at Bellapierre Cosmetics Makeup Base $18.99 at Beauty Box 5 […]

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Just Fab Review March 2014

March 26, 2014
Just Fab Elena Sue

I waited until pretty late this month to order anything from JustFab and I’m glad I did. I used the code FREEFAB14 to get a free pair of shoes! This code should be good until 4/14/14. The shoes I chose were Elena Sue. Classy and cute! Closed-toe faux suede pump in sumptuous shades to match […]

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Julep Maven Selection Time

March 21, 2014
Vivid Collection

It’s time to pick your box if you are a Julep Maven! If you aren’t, you can join here. Use the code FREEBOX to get your first month free. You do have to pay $4.99 shipping for the free box. Julep Maven Subscription This month is the Vivid Collection and there are some awesome colors! […]

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Wantable Intimates Box Review March 2014

March 14, 2014
QT Intimates Bikini Black with Heart

This is my first month getting the Wantable Intimates box. I love the accessories and makeup boxes so I gave this one a try. The first item was QT Intimates Bikini Black with Heart – Retail $10 From Q-T Intiates: Step up your game with this gorgeous lace panty. What I like about these is […]

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Birchbox Review March 2014

March 13, 2014
March 2014 Birchbox

March’s Birchbox didn’t disappoint! Check out my unboxing video. Beauty Protector Protect and Detangle – Sample – Full Size $21.95, Sample value est, $5.50 What: Best-selling elixir that locks in color, protects from heat damage, and adds silkiness. Verdict: LOVE. Air Repair Rescue Balm – Sample – Full size $12, Sample value est $3 What: […]

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Ipsy Bag Review March 2014

March 12, 2014
Ipsy March 2014

March’s Ipsy bag arrived today! ) Pixie Flawless Beauty Primer – 12ml Retail Value $9 I was excited to see a primer in my bag because I’ve been operating almost entirely on primer samples for months! I just can’t seem to commit to one. Verdit: Definitely will use. NYX Love in Rio Eyeshadow Retail Value […]

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Wantable Accessories Box Review March 2014

March 11, 2014
wantable accessories

This is my second Wantable Accessories box and it is quickly becoming my favorite! I stink at buying jewelry. I look at it in the store and think I have no idea if I like that or not. So this is great for me. It makes me try stuff out. Here is what my preferences […]

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Wantable Makeup Box Review March 2014

March 10, 2014
wantable box March 2014

I am so excited that my Wantable Makeup box showed up today! Here are my preferences. And I got…. Golden Rose Infinity Lash Volume & Length Mascara Full size product. .37fl oz Retail value $15.99 From Golden Rose: Infinity Lash Volume and Length Mascara has the widest fiber brush and is designed to achieve infinite […]

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JewelMint Review February 2014

March 6, 2014
Jewel Mint Style Profile

I started a JewelMint membership lastmonth and got my first piece for $8.99. Each month, JewelMint creates and curates a versatile collection inspired by the runway, vintage jewelry and on-trend celebrity style. Each month you are given a showroom to browse from your style profile choices. Each piece is $29.99. You can skip the month […]

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Birchbox Review February 2014

March 6, 2014
March 2014 Birchbox

This is my first month getting Birchbox and I actually just got it yesterday. My sister has been getting it for a while and will occasionally give me stuff from her box she doesn’t want and I really have liked those products. I finally decided to take the plunge myself. March 2014 Box Ayres Bar […]

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Julep Maven Review – March 2014

March 5, 2014
julep rivera collection

This month Julep came out with the Rivera Collection. I chose the It Girl Box. It Girl Lizanne – It Girl: Sea green shimmer Margaret – It Girl: Light periwinkle crème Princess Grace – It Girl: Rich papaya crème I chose this box because it steps a bit out of my comfort zone. Lizanne is this beautiful rich […]

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