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Shopping My Beauty Samples

Happy Thursday!! It seems like November is flying by and Thanksgiving will be here very soon!! I can't wait to eat all day and spend time with family! I have another post from my Shopping My Beauty Samples series. Let's get into the reviews!

100% Pure Coffee Bean Caffeine Eye Cream


Box It Came From: Birchbox
Full Size or Sample Size: Sample Size
Price Point: 13.00 and 25.00
Review: I always love trying new skincare products, especially eye creams. I love this company, they have amazing skincare products. I knew I was going to love this eye cream. It settles into my skin well and I don't look so tired in the morning. It really helps with looking more refreshed and awake. I think I would purchase this eye cream when I finish with this size. 

Eco-Beauty by LaFresh Group Good Day Good Moisturizer


Box It Came From: Birchbox
Full Size or Sample Size: Sample Size
Price Point: 40.00
Review: The packaging for this moisturizer is so cute! I love it. I have tried products from this company before and have liked everything I've tried so far. I really like this product as well. It keeps my skin hydrated all day, I don't get dry at all and it doesn't make me very oily. My skin has been looking healthy and I just love it. I think I would invest in the full size.

Temptu Champagne Shimmer Highlight


Box It Came From: Ipsy
Full Size or Sample Size: Sample Size
Price Point: 27.50
Review: It seems like everything is about having that poppin' highlight now lol! Every time I look, another highlight is coming out. I have a few and was excited when I got this sample. This can be used by itself or with the Temptu air brush machine. I normally use powder highlights so it was different using a liquid one. The color of this is so pretty and is pigmented. I think this pinkish-golden color would look amazing on anyone! You can make it this as subtle or as bold as you want. I have used this alone and have topped it off with a powder and had amazing results with both. I think I would purchase this one. Here is a picture of the sample and me wearing the highlight alone.






St. Ives Blackhead Clearing Green Tea Scrub



Box It Came From: Walmart
Full Size or Sample Size: Sample Size
Price Point: 6.00
Review: I have noticed some blackheads on my nose and was pretty excited when I saw this on my box. I wasn't too happy about the salicylic acne medication that is in this scrub. I don't have acne prone skin but wanted to get rid of the blackheads. The scrub is pretty gentle and not so abrasive. It did irritate my skin a bit but got rid of the blackheads. I don't think I would purchase or use this again.

Dr. Brandt Pores No More Cleanser


Box It Came In: Birchbox
Full Size or Sample Size: Sample Size
Price Point: 35.00
Review: I have been loving this brand and everything that I have tried out so far. I knew I was going to love this cleanser. It really gets in there and removes the dirt and makeup. It left my skin feeling so clean and smooth. I think I would purchase the full size. The container looks like it has a lot of product that will last for a while.

Royal Apothic Cuppa Cuppa Firming Tea Treatment Mask


Box It Came From: Birchbox
Full Size or Sample Size: Full Size
Price Point: One for 12.00 or set of 6 for 58.00
Review: I love a good multi purpose product. This is a mask and exfoliator in one. If you are not one for the strong cooling sensations, I wouldn't recommend this one. The cooling sensation is pretty strong but it is not overbearing. It doesn't get too tight on the face and left my skin looking and feeling amazing! I really loved this product and may purchase it. Here is a picture of me wearing the mask.



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

Have you checked out my previous post, Evian Facial Spray??



~** Drea Notes**~

My faux locs have been holding up very well! I kinda miss my hair but at the same time, it's nice not having to do it.

Has anyone had a Christmas drink at Starbucks yet? I love the Caramel Brulee Latte!!

My Spartan race is Saturday and I'm excited and nervous! I'll let you guys know how I did!!

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  1. That eye cream sounds amazing! I love trying out different eye creams, I may just check that one out! Your skin is flawless and that highlight is so gorgeous on you! Highlighting is everywhere and I love it! You really got some great beauty products here, thanks so much for sharing your thoughts on them. I love reading your "shopping my beauty samples" posts!

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    1. Thank you so much Jackie! I really love doing this series and trying out all these products!!

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  2. That highlighter looks amazing on you and the St. Ives Scrub sounds like something I would like. Good luck at the Spartan Race!

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    1. Thank you Tanya, I'm excited yet nervous for the race. I know I'm going to be sore for a couple days lol!! Thanks for reading!!

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