Hey hey, it’s MJ,
I have been meaning to write this post for weeks, I got this box like a week after I ordered it. I just haven’t had the motivation to put words to paper for the blog.
Sorry that I missed Wednesday. I wrote a post and I was sad and I had to get some feelings out in it, I don’t feel comfortable publishing that. I just don’t, I should be, but here’s the problem. I don’t let people into my problems, especially on a public and semi-anonymous forum on the internet. It’s just not who I am.
So back to the post! I promise, this is going to be a fun one.
I am going to answer the question right off the bat, was the $100 price tag worth it on this product? Yes. Was it worth getting? Yea.
I did get a duplicate in this box that I also got in my last box, but that is the risk that you run when you get mystery boxes and I am not upset about the duplicate I got because… well you’ll see. I love the idea of a mystery box, I am still really wanting a mirror, like any mirror from the brand because that is the one thing that I really want and don’t have. Maybe next time.
So what did I get?
Velour Liquid Lipstick in Calabasas:
I got a mini one of this same shade in my spring box, I really like the shade though so not mad. I love a good liquid lip and the JS liquid lipsticks never disappoint. I don’t really know what to call the shade besides red, the website calls it brick mauve, okay. It’s a beautiful shade though especially as we start to get into the autumnal months.
Single Pan Shadows:
All of these are from the Blood Sugar palette (which has such cool packaging) and I really like all three shades, they are:… Well give me a second because I forgot to take a picture of the back of them and already put them away. They are: O Positive, Extraction, and Intravenous. They are all nice shades and I am a sucker for eyeshadows so I never find fault in them.
To put all the single pan shadows in! And it’s pink! I love a good magnetic palette, all of the ones that I currently have are not clear fronted and so much bigger, this is such a good size to slip into your makeup bag and take it with you. I now have six out of the nine shades that you would fit into here actually in it so I don’t have a bunch of loose single pan shadows.
Velour Lip Scrub in Pink Grapefruit:
I have used another lip scrub from the brand before and love it. I do a lip scrub like once a week, I should do it more often and I love the smell of this one. I am one of those weird people who actually like grapefruit. It’s bitter, I can be very bitter, so it’s fitting.
Tinted Lip Balm in Blood Stain:
The name is a little off putting but it’s a really nice red shade. I would say it’s a deep red almost ox blood color but let’s be real I can look at something red and say it’s red. Red is not a color that I use frequently because my complexion has red undertones because of rosacea and that means I have to be careful. I love the shade though and it’s a tinted lip balm so all the fun of a lipstick with the benefits of a balm.
The Gloss in Table Top:
Here’s the repeat, I don’t think I need to talk about it again. I am not mad that I got a repeat because the other stuff was super cool.
Star Ranch Eyeshadow Palette:
The shades in here are breathtaking, I love them and I cannot wait to actually play around with this palette. I think this was launched in the box and that is super cool. I moved from corn fields to seeing cows on my way anywhere in this area so I love seeing livestock in the fields. The idea of a ranch has always been really fascinating to me. I love the names but I always do. This is one of those palette’s that is unique enough that I will be using it as accent colors and loving it every time. Like the color Casper Mtn. is probably my fave because it’s beautiful and so unique.
Green Crocodile Cross Body:
This is ridiculous and I love it, I have never gotten a bag in one of these boxes and this one for sure is a cool one to have. It’s just cool. It’s huge too, usually with bags like this they are small, this one is actually a functioning bag, not just a cute little accessory. I don’t really know what else to say about it though besides the fact that I plan on using it at some point in the near future. Who doesn’t need/want a ridiculous bag in their collection that actually functions?
Overall it was a cool box to get, did I need to get another one? No, I wanted another one. Sometimes you just need something to make you feel better when things aren’t great in your life. I am really hoping they come out with a Halloween one because I think that would be cool. Super lame, but I would rock a shirt that has the Star and J’s cut out of a pumpkin. I super would.
I will be back later in the week with another post, so until then, I hope that everyone has a great start to the week. Stay safe, happy, and healthy!