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Shopping My Beauty Samples

Happy Rainy and Icy Sunday!! I hope everyone enjoyed their weekend. I haven't done a post in this series in a while and I have been really trying to use my samples. Let's get into the reviews.

Naobay Body Radiance Lotion

Box It Came From: Birchbox
Full Size or Sample Size: Sample Size
Price Point: 18.00
Review: I really loved using this body lotion. I loved the creamy and thick texture and how soft it made my skin. There was enough in this sample size for a few uses. The scent was okay and I think this would be great for men and women. I think I would repurchase this again.

One Love Organics Rose Body Serum

Box It Came From: Glossybox
Full Size or Sample Size: Sample Size
Price Point: 39.00
Review: When I first received this sample, I wasn't sure if it was a perfume or for your body. I went online to figure out its purpose. I thought this body serum wasn't going to keep my skin moisturized all day but it did. My skin felt so nice and soft all day. I love the rose scent that it had, it would be perfect for spring or summer. I would repurchase this to use when it get warmer outside.

UniqOne All IN One Treatment

Box It Came From: Birchbox
Full Size or Sample Size: Sample Size
Price Point: 17.99
Review: I got this sample a while ago and haven't used it. When I decided to straighten my hair a couple months ago, I thought about to giving this a try. When I opened it, I was pretty disappointed that it wasn't full. There was only a little bit of the sample left in the bottle. I'm not sure if it was from the product sitting for so long or it came like that. From the little I was able to use, I did like it. It had a smooth and creamy texture and smelled amazing. I guess it worked okay, I only had enough to use on a small section of my hair. I would like to try this sample again to really have a better review on it.

Dr. Brandt Pores No More Vacuum Cleaner Blackhead Extractor Mask

Box It Came From: Birchbox
Full Size or Sample Size: Sample Size
Price Point: 45.00
Review: I have been loving all the Dr. Brandt products I have been able to try. I was pretty excited when I saw this in my box. I noticed that I do get some blackheads around the nose area and on my nose. This mask really does get in your skin and get rid of the blackheads and leaves your skin feeling and looking refreshed. I love the gentle cooling sensation it has and it doesn't get too tight on your face. You really can't put a price on your skincare and Dr. Brandt is worth spending the money on.

Em by Michelle Phan Lipstick in I'm Taken All Red-y

Box It Came From: Ipsy
Full Size or Sample Size: Full Size
Price Point: 7.50
Review: I was pretty excited when I saw this in one of my first Ipsy bags! I heard some good things about the creator of Ipsy's cosmetic line. I really love this shade of red. It is the perfect one you can wear everyday. The color is sheer which is great for building up the color or you can wear it alone. The wear time was okay, I had to keep reapplying a couple times during the day.I thought I had pictures of myself wearing this lipstick but I think they got erased. :(  It wasn't drying at all and was pretty moisturizing. This lipstick does contain glitter which was pretty subtle. I think I would try out some more lipsticks from Em by Michelle Phan.

Coastal Scents Revealed 2 Palette

Box It Came From: Birchbox
Full Size or Sample Size: Sample Size
Price Point: 19.95
Review: I was so excited to see this in my box a few months ago. I have heard so many great things about this palette. I love all the shades of pink which is my favorite color by the way lol.

These shadows are pretty pigmented and easy to work with. They didn't fade or crease at all during the day. When my No Buy is over, I think I may get this palette. Here are swatches of the shadows and a look I created with them.

So that is it for Shopping My Beauty Samples, Have your tried any of these beauty products? What were your thoughts? Comment below and let me know. Enjoy the rest of your weekend and see you guys Sunday.

~**Drea Notes**~

(Image taken from the web)


  1. I would like to try the Dr Brandt pore mask but that brand is so expensive! The coastal scents shadows look pretty good. Love the pic of you at the bottom. You look gorgeous! Love the lip color. It looks great against your skin tone. El and I are going to IMATS this year. We should meet up!

    1. Yay, we should definitely meet up at IMATS!! My friends are already talking about what line to stand in first lol. Thanks, the lip color is Nyx Prune Liner and Chloe lipstick.

    2. Elle and I are thinking Sigma. Are you going one day or two? Its so expensive this year! I thought it was less last year and that they were offering a discount if you buy a 2 day pass. But regardless we will be so bummed if we can't get to all the booths we want to hit up in one day so we are doing two days I believe. We already got our tickets for Saturday. The hours are only 10-5 this year..last year it was 8:30-5

    3. I know, I was like how much for IMATS this year??? I'm only going on Saturday. That's crazy they pushed back the time but we still will be leaving mad early in the morning lol! I think my friends and I were going to split up and give each other money and stand in separate lines. That Sigma line was crazy last year and so was Lime Crime.

  2. I love the look that you created! Those shades look great on you! The EM lipstick looks very sheer...a perfect every day red. I've been wanting to try a few things from that brand.

    Keisha xo

    1. Thank Keisha!! I think you would like products from that brand. Thanks for stopping by!!

  3. I received that Dr. Brandt product as well from Birchbox but have yet to try it. Love the idea of shopping your samples, I definitely have a bunch piled up that I should comb through!

    1. I have a drawer just full of samples from beauty boxes and this series was born from trying to put a dent in how much I have lol! I think you will like the mask. Thanks for stopping by!


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