Fall 2012 LuxeBox

So Loose Button decided it was time for a change & went forth with providing “seasonal” boxes instead of monthly boxes. Personally, I enjoy the monthly boxes; it’s nice to get a surprise each month! Waiting 3 months in between is just too long in my opinion. These seasonal boxes do contain more samples though which you would expect. I am content with what I received in this box, though I did receive a couple of repeat products. What I do like is the new packaging! The box is very chic and I also like how the sticker sealing the envelope containing the product list had a “K” on it.

Here is what I received:

Blinc Mini-Mascara in Black – This mascara seems like in interesting concept; it forms tiny tubes around your lashes. I am excited to try this out!

Eyeko Skinny Liquid Eyeliner (Full Size) – I am also excited to try this product out. This promises a long-lasting, smudge-proof, glossy finish that doesn’t flake or fade–we’ll see!

Benefit Stay Don’t Stray – I do enjoy this product, however I have previously received it in either my  very first or second luxe box I can’t remember. Whomp whomp.

Orlane Thermo-Active Firming Serum – I’m still young and don’t think I really need to use products like this yet. I will be giving this away.

Orlane Absolute Skin Recovery Care – I believe this is a moisturizer of some sort and will be great to travel with.

Loose Button Exfoliating Pad – Not entirely sure what to make of this. It looks quite abrasive! I also found a strand of hair woven in between…hmm. I don’t think I will be using this.

Sally Hansen Salon Effects Real Nail Polish Strips in Misbehaved (Full Size) – I have also received this in a previous box, but thank goodness in a different style! I still have yet to try these out, but have heard good things about them.

Kerastase Elixir Ultime with Immortal Moringa – This product claims to help replenish damaged hair. My hair isn’t too damaged at the moment, but this will come in handy when I travel.

Sadly, this will be my last luxebox. I have decided to cancel my subscription because I was not happy with the quality of products that I received in previous boxes. For example, I was receiving tiny vials of perfume that you could ask for at a beauty counter & shampoo/conditioner samples that you could receive in a P&G brandsampler. On top of that, I have received repeat products in a couple of my boxes which I am not too pleased with. Bottom line is if I am paying for a beauty box that should contain luxury brands, that is what I expect as well as not receiving doubles of products I have already been sent. I am in no means complaining; I am just stating that this company has not been living up to its promise of offering “luxury deluxe” samples in each box. I have been receiving boxes for a year now and the quality of the products declined every month for me. Just my two cents.

Want more information &/or would like to sign up? Check it out:

Luxe Box by Loose Button

Also, my review of the June Luxe Box: June Luxe Box

As always, please feel free to leave a comment/question :)

What did you receive in your Fall Luxe Box? Is it enough to make you want to continue your subscription?

– Kathy


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