Beauty Box Five

Monday, May 06, 2013

Note the simple packaging (no box inside a box)

I am no stranger to beauty boxes & even though I'm on a beauty box diet, I wanted to share this Beauty Box Five (BB5) with you (and not just because this box was sent to me by the company).

This box doesn't correspond to a specific month (i.e., it's not the May Beauty Box), but it's also not a special "PR only" box. From watching / reading unboxings over the last few months, I noticed that a lot of products in this box were featured in other boxes. So, I think it's a good representation of the variety of products / brands that you can find in the BB5.

Note the product card


The Brush Guard | Variety Pack
I love brush guards! They keep your brushes looking brand new. They're perfect post-washing your brushes. I also use them when storing brushes -- they keep the shape perfectly. This sample pack comes in three sizes (eye shadow, blush, and foundation). I use mostly the blush & foundation size.
Retail: $5.50, varying packs



Demeter Roll On Perfume Oil | Cherry Blossom
I've ordered a few rings from Demeter and I haven't been disappointed yet, this Cherry Blossom fragrance is no exception. I love the light, floral scent. I love the rollerball. It's a great travel companion.
Retail: $10, .29 fl oz



Coolway Boost Repair Mask
This is a repair mask. It's supposed to moisturize and condition your hair. It's colour safe, non-toxic, and works on all hair types. I haven't tried it yet, but I'm eager to because my hair loves deep treatments. 
Retail: $39.95, 8oz



Bodyography Foundation Primer
I don't wear foundation, but I still like using primers. They generally make my skin look smoother and help my makeup last longer throughout the day. This is a colourless primer. It feels (and performs) very similar to the Smashbox Photo Finish primer. It has that silicone texture, but it feels lightweight on the skin & it blends easily.
Retail: $30, 1oz



Model Co Lip Shine | Strip Tease
A sheer shimmery peach / apricot shade. I'v worn this a couple of times & I like the formulation. It is fairly moisturizing, non-sticky, and easy to apply. It also smells great, it has a sweet scent to it. The packaging is nice, too. It has a doe foot applicator & a little mirror on the side of the tube. Originally I thought it was gaudy, but it came in handy a few times.
Retail: $16, 0.14 fl oz 


So, BB5 is $12 per month and they ship from the US. Each box will contain 4-5 different products. You can check out their website at Beauty Box 5 (dot) com for more information.


Have you tried any fragrances from Demeter? Which is your favourite? I have to say Dirt is my most unexpected favourite.


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4 COMMENTS

  1. looks like a great box! i've only tried the classic fragrances from demeter like cherry blossom, baby powder, honeysuckle.. want to start experimenting though. thanks for the dirt recommendation!

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  2. Did you know that Glymm went out of business? Do you think that's the future of beauty boxes?

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  3. Ooh this is my first time hearing about this box. Looks interesting!

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