Tuesday, 29 May 2012

Finally my Luxe Box has Arrived!

Hi everyone,

Wohoo after waiting what seemed like forever, a special little surprise awaited me in my mailbox, my May Luxe Box finally came today!! I was a bit nervous opening up my box this month because I did take a sneak peek at other unboxings and I wasn't overly impressed. A couple months ago I received the bath and Body box which contained a razor, and Fekkai samples and this month it seemed like the razor and the Olay Wrinkle Complex were common items. Along with that I noticed a lot of people got another Wrinkle complex cream in their standard black box! I did get one full size product in my Luxe this month so that's exciting. 

Okie so onto the Unboxing..

This month's package came with two boxes, the Bath and Body box (white) and the standard every month  box (black)

Here are the contents of the Bath and Body box...
Gilette Venus & Olay Shaver- This is a 5 blade shaver complete with Olay moisturizing bars which help to replenish the skin's moisture

  While this is a nice goodie in the box I am not amazed because I received the Schick razor in the same Bath and Body box a couple of month's ago. I do recognize that I have received a good chunk of my subscriptions value with just this one item and I know it will definitely come in handy! You've probably heard a million times but the Luxe box is 12$ a month.. There was no price on the card, however I did go online; the P&G website it sells this shaver for $8.99 but on another site it also sells for $9.99

Olay Regenerist Wrinkle Revolution complex- This is a wrinkle cream used decrease the look of fine lines..I got two one in each box (why doubles haha?) 
15mL for $60

 Umm I am gonna try this product out anyway but I really wish Loose button would stop sending these (I have also gotten a DDF advance firming cream). I am 19 years old, and I don't see myself using such products at this time. I would much rather prefer a cream to combat scars or problematic skin, oh well what can you do! I am giving one sample to my mom, she is pretty happy :) 

Onto the goodies in the Black Box!!
Love how it's individually crafted, I think every subscriber really enjoys that added touch of the Luxe box being personalized

 Here are this month's goods! I am especially excited about the Cargo lip gloss :)

Product Details

Fekkai Shampoo, Conditioner, and Hair Mask Samples 
I have already received these samples but I am more than happy to have some more. I don't care as much for the Shampoo and Conditioner, but I am excited to give the hair mask a go since I have never tried one.
I wish there was a bit more variety from month to month seeing that many subscribers received a Pantene shampoo and conditioner duo last month.

Full Size of the Shampoo/ Conditioner (236mL) retails for $30 and can be purchases @ Shoppers Drug Mart, the hair mask on the other hand can be purchased for $45.

Cargo BLU RAY Lip Gloss
Do you see that little piece of card beside the  lip gloss applicator? Take a guess what it is?!! You slip that piece into the handle of the gloss and it monitors the freshness of the lip gloss, as time progresses that activator turns red over time. Once the whole display turns red you know the lip gloss is due for a replacement. How neat and crazy is that! 

I am soooo happy about this item! Finally a make up product haha ;)
I got the most loveliest color, one that I am truly loving.. it is the most wearable shade ever (Laredo). 
It goes on very nice, and leaves your lips hydrated. The biggest problem with glosses or any lip products for me is the wear, I feel as though I put in on and have to re- apply frequently. I tried this out today and it stays on for quite some time without fading. 

This is a better look at the lip gloss:
CARGO blu_ray Lip Gloss - Laredo
It is light brown, with tiny hints of glitter, I am not a huge fan of glitter but you can hardly tell! This just may be my new favorite :) The only slight draw back is the smell, right when you apply you are confronted with a strong minty smell, however over time it goes away and it's not a problem.
Full Size- $25 (this was full size)

Paco Rabanne- Black XS L'Exces for her + Black XS for him
I haven't actually tried this yet but the product card says that the for her perfume is a floral fragrance for women. It has notes of Jasmine, rose, and night blooming cereus. It also has hints of vanilla, and wood chouli. 

The full size of the "for her" and "for him" fragrance comes with 50mL of fragrance! The prices vary though...for her costs $74 while for him retails for $56. 

Here is the perfume..just in a tiny vial

Olay Regenerist Wrinkle Complex -
...and lastly in this month's box was the Olay cream which I already talked about

Here is one last snap shot of items from both boxes combined..

Overall Opinion: I am liking this month's box! I love the Cargo lip gloss, and am excited to try out the hair mask. Like I said above I just wish there was more of a variety from month to month, let's say if one month you received hair samples then the next it would be more makeup or nail related . Last month I received the "My Scent" bundle along with Pantene samples, this month I got more shampoo, and more perfume!  That's the only suggestion I have but other than that I can't wait for next month's box!!!!!!!

Hope you all enjoyed! What was your favorite item in your Luxe Box?? I can't wait to see your posts


  1. Wow we got such different boxes! That freshness tester idea sounds so cool. I'd be afraid to use that with some of my products, I'm sure a lot of my glosses are well past fresh :S

  2. We did! It is a cool concept, I didn't put it in the gloss yet..don't know if I will :P

  3. Loving that lipgloss! I like Luxe Box because every box is different so it is exciting to read all of the unboxings! I agree though month after month of perfume and shampoo can get boring!


  4. I am in lovee with it! You should definitely pick one up! Did you receive yours yet?


  5. Why did they send you two of the same thing with the wrinkle cream? This box isn't horrible, but I would've been a little let down. They need to be customizing samples to suit peoples age-range and beauty needs. You might be better off to subscribe to Glossybox! I got a full-sized shampoo in mine this month, as well as two other full sized items and two very generous samples!

  6. I was a tennie bit disappointed, I received stuff that I have already seen in previous boxes. If they could fix that flaw their service would be much better. Sure sometimes when I fill out the customer survey my feedback is taken into consideration but they don't target the products towards the right age group. Why would I start to worry about wrinkles when my biggest problem is having breakouts and minor minor scars.

    Let's hope they fix this!:)
    I saw your post, glossy is a great subscription so is Top Box!

  7. Wow that is pretty neat about the whole Cargo Freshness card! I didn't even know that existed!


  8. I know I was amazed as well! It's beyond baffling to me how technological things are these days. Thanks for commenting