Thursday, May 16, 2013

May Topbox Subscription

This month's Topbox was a slight disappointment for me. There were no products I was initially really excited for. I don't like getting nail polish in beauty boxes because I am picky with colors, and the biggest disappointment of all is probably the Yaby eye shadow. It is hard to figure out what to do with a single shadow with no packaging, plus as lovely as the color "coco powder" was, it broke during shipping and spilled all over the other things; thankfully Topbox said they will send a replacement in my June box. To see the other items and a swatch of the lipgloss, click......

Roberto Cavalli- Perfumed Shower Gel:
I am not a fan of perfumes, but somehow when in a shower gel form it is bearable. A full 50ml container of this costs about $80, so this sample is worth almost $48, a bit excessive if you ask me. The scent is quite strong and borders almost a manly scent, I am not sure if I like it yet.
Cuccio Colour- So So Sophia:
This is a full sized $10 bottle of nail varnish. At first look the color is not that appealing, but on the nails it is a beautiful whitish champagne color. It is definitely a color I don't have.
Lise Watier High Coverage Lip Lacquer:
This is 1/4 of the full sized gloss, which regularly costs $23. It is a nice long lasting light berry color but I found it kind of sticky. I don't really like lip glosses too much unless it is more on the clear/sheer pink side so I don't think I will be using this much unfortunately.
swatch of the Lise Watier (left) and Yabby "coco powder" right
Lip swatch of the Lise Watier
The one thing I really liked about this month was that there were quite a few high end brands and no repeats or overlaps with the prive box, but overall the products were disappointing, so lets hope Topbox has a more exciting mix next month!
What is your take on this months Topbox?