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Shopping My Beauty Samples

Hey guys! I'm back with another post in this series. I have used a few items over the past couple months so let's get right into the reviews.


Harvey Prince Hello Perfume


Box it came from: Birchbox
Full Size or Sample Size: Sample Size
Price Point: 55.00
Review: I have enjoyed every perfume I have received from this company and this one included. This was more of a Fall scent to me but I enjoyed using it. It is a pretty strong scent but not too much for everyday wear. I think I may invest in this one, I really liked the fragrance.

Lierac Paris Cleansing Water


Box it came from: Birchbox
Full Size or Sample Size: Sample Size
Price Point: 24.00
Review: I ran out of my Sephora Cleansing water and this sample came just in time. I use this after cleansing my face to make sure I got all the makeup off and as a night time toner. I really like using this. It works just as well as my Sephora one. It gets the makeup and dirt that I left behind and is gentle on my skin. I think I may look into the full size bottle soon once this sample is out.

Eva-Nyc Rock A Wave Leave In Curl Cream



Box it came from: Ipsy
Full Size or Sample Size: Sample Size
Price Point: 24.00
Review: I always love getting hair products in my beauty boxes. I haven't used a lot of them but I was pretty excited to try this one out. I used this last week after washing my hair and I love this curl cream. It really helped define my curls and control the frizz during the week. I love the creamy and pretty thick texture of this curl cream. It helped keep my hair moisturized all week and I didn't notice too much frizz. For that price, this is a definite repurchase and well worth it!!

Dr. Brandt Microdermabrasion Exfoliant 


Box it came from: Birchbox
Full Size or Sample Size: Sample Size
Price Point: 78.00
Review: I have been working on exfoliating my face at least twice a week and I love trying new products out. I read from a few bloggers to be careful using this scrub because it could be harsh but it wasn't harsh at all to me. It left my skin feeling so soft and it had a nice glow to it. I don't think I can bring myself to pay that much for a full size so I'll just enjoy this sample.

Derma-E Microdermabrasion Scrub


Box it came from: Ipsy
Full Size or Sample Size: Sample Size
Price Point: 29.99
Review: Funny thing is, I got this scrub the same time I got the Dr. Brandt one but in different boxes! To me, both of these scrub were very similar except one comes in a tube and the other in a container. They both had the creamy, smooth texture with the exfoliating beads. One big difference is the price and I would pay for this one over the other.

Evologie Stay Clear Cleanser



Box it came from: Birchbox
Full Size or Sample Size: Sample Size
Price Point: 32.00
Review: This sample came just in time too because I ran out of my current cleanser I was using. I really enjoy using this one. I have noticed a difference in my complexion since I started using it. I'm happy to report that it has not broken my face out and I think this may be a repurchase.

Clarisea Sea Salt Solutions Rapid Detox Charcoal Exfoliant



Box it came from: Ipsy
Full Size or Sample Size: Sample Size
Price Point: 18.00
Review: This product was very interesting and different. When I opened it I thought it was going to be rough on my face and how was I going to use this.

It looks like sea salt that you would use to season food with but this one surprised me. You would put a small amount in your wet hands and add some water if needed or use with your cleanser. This scrub was not rough at all because the salts melted a bit with the water. I loved the results I got after using this a few times and would possibly repurchase again.

So that is it for Shopping My Beauty Samples. Have you tried any of these products? What were your thoughts on them? Comment below and let me know.

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Comments

  1. I've liked most of the Harvey Prince samples, except for the one I got in thi months box...I'm not liking it at all.
    I love the Dr. Brandt exfoliator...but it's so darn expensive!!

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    1. Did you get the same one or something different? I wish it wasn't so expensive because I really liked it. Thanks for stopping by Lily!

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  2. The cleansing water sounds effective yet gentle. The Dr Brandt also interests me...I always worry about it being to harsh for my skin. Good to know that it was gentle on your skin.
    Great post!

    Keisha xo

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    1. I love that the cleansing water is gentle on my skin. Love when I find products that work well with my skin cause it tends to act funny sometimes!! Thanks for reading Keisha!

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  3. I got both microdermabrasion scrubs too and agree that they are very similar aside from the price tag. Love the Eva NYC hair mask that I got too. The Clarisea scrub is very interesting. Looks like this was a pretty successful shop my stash.

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    1. I wondered if Birchbox and Ipsy planned to send both of those scrubs lol! I want to try more from Eva Nyc, they seem pretty reasonable! Thanks for reading Tanya!

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    1. Thanks Elle, I really enjoy doing this series!

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  5. The Dr. Brandt scrub dried out my skin so it's still sitting in my bathroom but I do like how my skin feels super clean after! I may use on a Spa Night or something when I have nothing plan but stay in for a few days hehehe!

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    1. Wow, I think I read it has done that with some people. Sometimes I put coconut oil on my face before scrubbing to its not so rough.

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