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Shopping My Beauty Samples

I hope everyone had a great weekend. My son was so excited about the Eater bunny and eating jelly beans lol. We make sure that he knows the real meaning of these holidays and its not just about the candy and presents. Today I am sharing a few reviews from my beauty stash. Let's get into the reviews!

You Be Natural Botanical Black Jamaican Castor Oil Scalp Soother Ointment

Box It Came From: Cocotique
Full Size or Sample Size: Full Size
Price Point: 8.98
Review: I could not wait to use this. My scalp gets really itchy inbetween washes and I look for something to help. Oils can sometimes weigh my hair down and I forget that I have dry shampoo around lol. This really helped relieve and sooth my itchy scalp. It has a pretty light scent and very lightweight. I would purchase this again. 

Sunday Riley Martian Mattifying Melting Water Gel Toner

Box It Came From: Sephora
Full Size or Sample Size: Sample Size
Price Point: 55.00
Review: I redeemed this as a 100 point perk at Sephora. I have heard so much about this company and really wanted to try them out. I really like this toner. It does have a strong scent but it goes away. It does help with controlling the oil and helps keep my skin matte. You have to be careful not to use too many mattifying products with this together, it will dry out your skin. I think I would probably repurchase if it wasn't out of my price range lol. 

Promise Organic Ultra Moisturizing Argan Creme Facial Lotion

Box It Came From: Ipsy
Full Size or Sample Size: Sample Size
Price Point: 14.99
Review: This moisturizer came to the rescue the past couple weeks. I ran out of my current one and my skin was not staying moisturized with one that I used previously. I found this one in my stash and fell in love. It kept my skin so soft and moisturized all day. It is very lightweight and feels amazing on the skin. I think I would purchase this again. Plus I love that it is 100% natural and parban free. 

Dr. Brandt Microdermabrasion Age Defying Exfoliator

Box It Came From: Birchbox
Full Size or Sample Size: Sample Size
Price Point: 79.00
Review: You guys know I love this brand and this is another favorite. I have loved everything that I've tried from this brand. Dr. Brandt has amazing products that really work with your skin and just improve the appearance of it. I may bring myself one day to purchase a full size product from them. 

LottaBody Control Me Edge Control Mini

Box It Came From: Onyx Box
Full Size or Sample Size: Sample Size
Price Point: 2.99
Review: I love the convenience of this edge control, you can throw it in your purse and go. It smells so good and I really like this one. It lays my edges down for the whole day, doesn't flake and doesn't give a crunchy, hard feeling. I would purchase this again.

Doucce Freematic Eyeshadow

Box It Came From: Onyx Box
Full Size or Sample Size: Full Size
Price Point: 35.00
Review: I really like the concept behind this eyeshadow quad. You can either order a pre made palette or create your own. This one was created and I love it. This color scheme screams Fall but I feel like I can wear these during any season. The pigmentation of these shadows are okay, you do have to build them up a little but love the color pay off. I would get more of these shadows. Here is a look I created wearing most of the colors in this palette. 

So that is it for my beauty samples. Have you tried any of these products? What were your thoughts? Comment below and let me know. See you guys Thursday!!



  1. I hear great things about Sunday Riley but its so expensive! I love the Dr Brandt scrub but so pricey too! That Doucce palette looks pretty but I'm all about pigmentation so I woul def need to swatch it first before purchasing. THanks for sharing!

    1. I know! Maybe one day I can bring myself to purchase something one day lol!


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