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Tuesday, November 21, 2017

Play! by Sephora - February 2017

What is Play by Sephora?: Play! by Sephora is Sephora's own monthly subscription box! Each month will include five deluxe samples plus a fragrance sample, all coming from the same brands that Sephora carries! Each box also includes a Play Book (tips and tricks) and a Play Pass (a one-on-one tutorial at Sephora and a bonus 50 points with purchase).

How Much is Play by Sephora?: Play by Sephora is $10/month plus your state's sales tax (if a Sephora is in your store). It ships for free but only to the contiguous 48 states.

Click here to see past Play! by Sephora bags.

Does this bag look so elegant, so fancy, so WRINKLED? I can't deal.

Info sheet.

Marc Jacobs Divine Decadence (Sample) - Imagine a nighttime version of a fresh and floral perfume. I don't hate it but it's not my favorite perfume I've received. 

Origins GinZing Refreshing Eye Cream ($10.54) - It does what it says, refreshes and gives a nice POP to your eyes first thing in the morning. The size isn't big enough to convince me it works, but I have considered getting a full size once I run out of my current eye cream.

Sephora Collection LashCraft Mascara ($7.27) - This actually was an immediate pass. I have so many mascaras and I honestly got tired of receiving them in boxes, so I immediately passed this along to my mother. She's all about getting longer lashes, the specific claim of this mascara, and I struggle with lengthening mascaras and my glasses.

NARS Velvet Lip Glide (Bound) ($15.60) - Like a comfort matte, but even more comfortable. The shade is a rose pink but it seems to be a little darker than that. Either way, it's a gorgeous pink that's comfortable to wear throughout the day. I haven't wear-tested it so it might need to be reapplied, but that's generally not an issue for me. The applicator is amazing and perfect to get into corners without making a mess!

Clinique Pep-Start HydroBlur Moisturizer ($4.16) - Another sample size item, so it's still hard to find out if it actually works in the long term. In the short term, I haven't found any issues that would cause me concern to use longterm. It might be one that I buy at a full size, but probably only during the VIB sale.

Too Faced Lip Injection Glossy (Milkshake) ($4.71) - Oh dear, I had a bad time the last time I tried a Lip Injection (I tried the hardcore one and had the tinglies for hours) but this one isn't as bad. I only wish it weren't glossy, as I'm still all about the matte finish. The shade is a bit light for my taste, so it ended up being a pass.

NARS Velvet Lip Glide (Bound) Swatch.

This bag was valued at $41.28, a great deal for only $10! I definitely loved the NARS lippie and I only wish the samples of the skincare had been a touch bigger. Otherwise, this was a pretty good bag!

As always, let me know what you thought of this bag in the comments!

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