Tuesday, August 6, 2013

Total Beauty Mystery Collection - Revealed!

Hello!

One of my favorite beauty websites to read is Total Beauty.com.  They always have interesting articles like "Orange is the New Black - The Weirdest Place you'll Find Rad DIY Beauty Tips". They also have "Collections" which are kind of like a one-time subscription service where you get a bunch of beauty stuff at a discount based around a theme.  Well I was reading on of my favorite blogs Making up the Midwest (she's from Chicago, makes amazing videos, reviews a TON of products and always has the 411 on the best deals.) - Go follow her now, I'll wait. 
She mentioned that Total Beauty was doing a Mystery collection box for $26 + free shipping but she had a discount code so you could get it for $22.10 +free shipping.  I had my debit card out faster than you could say "Beauty Hoarder".  It promised 7 full size products and 3 deluxe sizes + 2 Full Size NYX products that were not a Mystery (You knew you were going to get their color balm and a roll on shadow)
So here's what arrived today!
 
It only took 5 days to get here - so what's inside?
 
 
 

ALL SORTS OF GOODIES!
 
 
4 Revlon ColorStay Polishes in (LtoR) Jungle, Seashell, Sunburst & Trade Winds 
 Value - $20.00 (4.99 ea)
 
 
Revlon Lip Butters in Pink Lemonade & Sorbet!  Value - $12.98 ($6.49 ea)
 
 
NYX Roll on Shimmer in Nude & NYX Color Lip Balm in Thank you   
Value - $8.25 ($4.50 & $3.75)
 

Ziaja Goat's Milk Day Cream - which I may use as a hand cream :)  And Chella Resurfacing Mask (Enzyme and Lactic Treatment) My favorite kind of mask - the kind that takes some skin off! 
Value - $6.33  ($2.25 & $4.08)  A bottle of the Chella Mask usually runs $60!


Ferro Cosmetics Blush X3 Mineral Blush in Terra Cotta & Suzie's Glow - the Ferro Website is so cool you might want to check it out if you like Mineral makeup.  The full size are 4 grams and cost $17.00, I'm going to guess these are a gram each?  They get all over when you open it because it doesn't have a sifter and a little goes a long way.
 
 
It's Terra Cotta on the Left and Suzie's Glow on the right - so pretty (I wasn't able to really catch the colors)  Value -$8.50 (4.25 ea)
 
 
 
 
Revlon ColorStay Shadow Palette in Sea Mist - Great colors!  Value $5.99
The Honest Co.  organic lip balm in Sweet Orange Vanilla - $3.32 (Usually these come in a trio for $9.95).
 
Total Value - $65.37  Now I was using Target, Cherry Culture and Amazon prices - so I may be lower than what you could find these for, but that's where I would buy them.
 
It is a lot of Revlon products - but I like the ones I got a lot. I also like that they introduced me to new affordable brands.  I am also pleased that the other half of the products are almost all cruelty free and made with more "natural" ingredients, so I feel did they did a good job of giving you a Total Beauty package.  I only paid $22.15 - am I pleased - oh yeah!
 
What do you think?
 
Jasmine

8 comments:

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    1. I know - I am usually not a huge Revlon fan, butiI really liked everything I got!

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  2. I'm glad I chose not to get this box. I'm trying to stick to buying cruelty-free, so I would have been disappointed to see so much Revlon. It's a fantastic deal if that isn't a concern though!

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    1. It should be a concern... I always think of starting my whole regimen over, but I need to focus on some other things first.

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  3. love it! definitely got your moneys worth!

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  4. Awesome deal! You definitely got more bangs for your bucks. Can't wait for the reviews and swatches, especially the Revlon eyeshadow quad.

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  5. What a package! Kind of odd to get so much Revlon, but at least they sent you good colors instead of really bland boring colors--especially for the nail polish!!

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  6. LOL, my Ferro eye shadow did the same thing! (Got everywhere!) Also, I have that Honest Co. orange vanilla lip balm, and I love it. I think it is one of my favorite lip balms ever. The box was well worth what you paid for it, for sure!

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