LUST HAVE IT | Women's Beauty Box April '16 - Unboxing + Thoughts

Saturday, 7 May 2016

LUST HAVE IT | Women's Beauty Box April '16 - Unboxing + Thoughts - CassandraMyee

It's that time again for a beauty box unboxing! The Lust Have It Women's Beauty Box* for April has arrived and it is packed with some interesting products. If you haven't heard of Lust Have It, it is a monthly subscription service for those based in Australia and New Zealand where you receive at least 5 full size or sample products delivered to you. The March one was a bit hit and miss for me (see it here), but this one looks promising!

LUST HAVE IT | Women's Beauty Box April '16 - Unboxing + Thoughts - CassandraMyee

Inside the pink pouch is four full sized products and two deluxe sample sizes. Many of these brands have featured in Lust Have It boxes previously.

LUST HAVE IT | Women's Beauty Box April '16 - Unboxing + Thoughts - CassandraMyee

LUST HAVE IT | Women's Beauty Box April '16 - Unboxing + Thoughts - CassandraMyee

Manna Kadar Fantasy 3-in-1 Blush, Highlighter + Eyeshadow | RRP $25.00
A couple month ago, I received a Matte Lip Crayon from this brand and really enjoy it, so I was looking forward to seeing what this product was all about. It claims to be three in one but personally I find this too pigmented and shimmery for a brush (you would need a VERY light hand), but as an eyeshadow this will be gorgeous! You could use it as a highlighter too, but the pigment is again very intense and the colour wouldn't suit my skin tone, perhaps someone with a darker complexion, though. The shade is almost a M.A.C All That Glitters, with a rose gold metallic hue to it and on swatching it it has an almost creamy feel to it. I can't wait to use it. 

Marsk Certified Organic Eyeliner in Snowflake | RRP $28.95
Marsk is another brand that has popped up in previous bags, and I'm pretty sure the last product I got was a black eyeliner from them. I like this white shade as it has a slight iridescence to it and feels creamy to apply.

Personail Nail Polish Strips | RRP $18.00
As a nail polish fiend, I am always curious about trying nail polish strips. Ones I have used in the past have left me underwhelmed so I hope these might impress me. I love the set I got, the silver glitter looks amazing and the half moon feature will look unique too. I might have to do a separate post on these and give you all the low down on how I found applying them and the wear time.

Marsk Certified Organic Brow Liner in Audrey | RRP $28.95
Here we have another Marsk Liner, this time for brows. I am a big brow pencil fan as I find them easy to use and you can get a bit more control with them. On first impressions it seems to be quite a soft pencil with a lot of pigmentation - I prefer something harder that you can build up in the brows but I will still see how this goes.

Soak Hair Shine Shampoo + Hair Revive Conditioner | Full Size RRP $24.95 (500ml)
These two products actually came in the May box from last year and I found them really handy to travel with and as shampoo and conditioner go they worked well but was nothing too memorable. Still, I am glad to have these 25ml bottles as they definitely come in handy!

Overall, the value of the April '16 box was around AUD $103 - a huge amount considering the $19.95 + $2.95 shipping to New Zealand. If you want to give this subscription service a go and live in NZ or Australia you can use the code CASSMYEE1 for $5 off your first box!


What do you think of the contents of the April box? Do you get Lust Have It?


*PR Sample.

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