A new month, a new Topbox.
Unlike the past few months Canada Post decided to be nice this time around and deliver my box in a timely manner. Obviously as soon as I got home I teared the package open to see what goodies this month’s “box” included (it comes in a tube).
- China Glaze nail polish in Purple Panic (neon) (full size)
- NuMe Hydro Punch Hydrating Shampoo (20 ml – full size 250 ml/$24.99)
- $100 voucher to use at numeproducts.com
- Pure + Simple Calming Cucumber Mask (20 ml – full size 50 ml/$25.25)
- Sampar Essentials Ultra Hydrating Fluid (two samples – full size 50 ml/$80)
Overall I found this month’s selection of products to be satisfactory. I knew ahead of time that I would be receiving a nail polish (they send out a questionnaire which asks what you thought of the previous month’s products and preferences on upcoming samples). Luckily I don’t already own that particular China Glaze shade. I put the colour on right away and actually really like it, it’s more of a magenta then purple, but it’s very eye-catching (nails of the day post coming soon!).
As for the other samples, I did receive a shampoo sample in last month’s box so I wasn’t too keen on that. I did try it out and it did smell nice, however, I’m not too sure how moisturizing it was on my hair. If I want something that will leave my hair super soft I will usually reach for either Pureology or Dove. Shampoo samples are nice to receive though if you are travelling somewhere and need something small. I also take them to the gym.
I really enjoyed the face mask as I don’t have any masks currently. With calming cucumber in it, this stuff will be perfect for sun-exposed skin. Plus I totally plan to bring this on my upcoming Vegas trip in August (hello, +40 C weather and sun!).
I was pretty indifferent about the serums as I already use Kiehl’s Midnight Recovery Serum, as well as my holy grail face items so I know ahead of time, even before trying it out, I won’t be purchasing that product.
Finally, it was a nice touch to include a $100 gift certificate for NuMe, however, all the products on the site are over $100 anyways (it has to be a styling tool or extensions). I already have two straighteners, a clipless curling iron, and a hair dryer so I don’t need any more styling tools. In addition, I am very picky with hair extensions so I wouldn’t buy those from that site anyways.
Overall, I was quite happy with this month’s selection of products. My favourite was definitely the China Glaze nail polish.
What did you get in your Topbox?
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