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Wednesday, April 18, 2018

Fortune Cookie Soap of the Month - July 2017 (Hair Box) | Blog My Backlog

What is Fortune Cookie Soap's FCS of the Month Box?: Fortune Cookie Soap of the Month is Fortune Cookie Soap's monthly box to get your monthly fix of FCS products. It launched at the beginning of the year and has had some amazing themes so far. Each month's box has a different theme (hair, body, face, feet, etc.) and will have a mix of past, present, and new scents/products along with at least one brand new product. You can skip any months you want to so it's the perfect subscription if you want specific items or only want a few boxes a year.

How Much is Fortune Cookie Soap's FCS of the Month Box?: FCS of the Month is $28.00 plus shipping ($6.95 for the US). Use code 'Firstfcsbox' to save $6.95 off of your first box.

If there was ever a box that I knew I'd take from the start, it was the hair box.

Info book.

Liquid Shampoo (Buttercup) ($11.99) - I haven't had a lot of time to test this out, unfortunately. Not for lack of actual time, but because I had so many shampoos/conditioners open that I needed to clear them out and clear out my shower. This does smell amazing, very musky but in a good way.

Leave-In Conditioner (Off With Their Heads) ($9.99) - I use the heck out of leave-in conditioners so this was a welcome addition. I use it mostly in my ends because that's where my hair is the driest, and immediately after I've toweled my hair. The scent stays but not in a bad way, it's not too strong and is a nice fruity and floral scent.

Detangler (Body Shot) ($10.99) - I don't need/use detanglers, my hair hasn't gotten tangled in at least a decade, so I passed this along to my mom (whose hair gets tangled multiple times a day). I found out that if your hair is curly, your hair is less likely to get tangled, so....score!

Shimmer Hair & Body Mist (Parlay) ($9.99) - This was an instant pass. I used this on my arms and it was just glitter that was falling off as it dried. 

Dry Shampoo (Oh Hair) ($12.99) - Instead of the normal aerosol spray dry shampoo, this is like a bottle of baby powder that you dump into your hair. It does create a fair bit of a mess but it definitely works, I only wish the smell weren't so strong. When I use this, I can smell it for hours later in a bad way.

Deep Conditioner (Whale Talk) ($12.99) - This was in my Europe bag because of how well it works and also how little room it took up. I scoop up a penny-sized amount and that's all it takes for my ends. I do find that it needs to be warmed up between my fingers before using it, nothing troublesome. It smells amazing and I will definitely repurchase (when I clear out the madness that is my hair products).

Co-Wash (Deep Magic) ($9.49) - This is one product that I haven't tried at all, not because it's a bad product. I've been looking for a co-wash (conditioner only washing) so when this popped up in my mailbox, I knew it was meant to be. I'll update this when I have time to give this a good testing.

This box was valued at $78.43, such an amazing value for the cost! I did have the two items that were an instant pass so that was a bit disappointing, but otherwise it was a good box!

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

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