Spring in Spain: April Boxwalla Beauty Review | TWELVE BEAUTY

Spring has sprung, nature’s in bloom, and it’s also time for Boxwalla’s latest seasonally appropriate beauty box to launch – things are looking up friends! Boxwalla’s April Beauty Box reunites us with Spanish-brand Twelve Beauty and features two products to help calm stressed skin + fortify the skin’s barrier during this seasonal transition for optimum health and radiance – I know I certainly need all the help I can get during this time.

Themed “Spring in Spain“, the April Beauty Box* includes full sizes of Twelve Beauty’s Intelligent Frontier Facial Oil – a lightweight oil serum brimming with nutrition and Nutritive Repair Emulsion – a night time barrier repair cream with an ultra light finish. This box has a total retail value of $287, but as usual it rings in at just $49.95. Subscriptions are open until April 25th, so there’s plenty of time to reserve your box.

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Meet Cocokind’s NEW Sake Body Lotion!

Isn’t dry body skin the absolute worst? Since my teens I’ve been dealing with what feels like exceptionally clinically dry skin – so dry that it feels like it burns! Most lotions and creams either don’t cut it for me, or they’re so heavy that they exacerbate the KP (keratosis pilaris) on my arms by clogging pores up. I quite like body oils, but I need the hydrating benefits that moisturizers provide as well, so I can’t go without it. I’ve been pretty loyal to CeraVe over the last decade – here and there I’ll try a more natural and cleanly formulated moisturizer but my skin will reach its threshold and back to CeraVe I go. There’s nothing wrong with CeraVe of course, especially since it works, but again I’d like to find a more naturally formulated moisturizer that will meet my needs so that I can avoid the conventional stuff.

Last month when I received Cocokind’s email about the launch of their new Sake Body Lotion I found myself so compelled and drawn to purchase it, and so I did not long after it launched. Microbiome-supporting products are very trendy at the moment, but as someone with dry skin I’ve long had barrier health in mind when it comes to my products so naturally this lotion felt like it was made for me. Alongside the new body lotion I also bought their in-shower scrubbing clay, which will be making an appearance in this post because it’s a great sidekick to this lotion.

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REVIEW: MŪN Protect + Revive Moisturizer

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My love for MŪN Skincare has been severely understated on the blog, as I find myself much more active on Instagram and its quick-to-share Stories, unfortunately depriving my blog of the good stuff and the things that I’m loving. That’s changing today, because I’m dedicating a special post to MUN Skincare’s newly-reformulated Protect + Revive Moisturizer. This has been my sole go-to since December (it’s the only moisturizer I’ve been using!) and it’s truly been getting my skin by for what feels like a particularly harsh winter for the South. Today we’ll be going over P+R’s ingredients, what’s different about its newly refined formula, and my overall experience with it. When MŪN so generously sent this moisturizer over to me, she also sent along their Japanese-inspired Anarose Hydrating Toner (which was already a big favorite of mine!) which I want to share a few notes on as well. HEADS UP – if you’re interested in a MUN discount code, scroll to the bottom of this review or find it on the sidebar!

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The Poetry of Beauty & Rain: February Boxwalla Beauty feat. NINI ORGANICS

When things are going wrong in my life I look to my beauty products for therapy and I must share that Boxwalla’s latest beauty box has been a welcome respite from the insanity. A rare and destructive winter storm just passed over us here in the woefully unprepared southern states and beyond that I’ve totally been over the cold weather, the clouds, and other minor flooding disasters that were occurring in my home prior to the storm, and are still occurring now.

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December Boxwalla Beauty – winter essentials feat. BLÜH ALCHEMY & LIVE BOTANICAL

I’m back this week to shower you all with MORE Boxwalla goodness! In my last post & review on the October box, I mentioned that there is a lot going on in the Boxwalla universe with the numerous limited edition gift offerings that were launched alongside their monthly boxes in time for the holidays. I went over that month’s box (which is currently still available on the store as a One-Time Box), the Fine Cosmetics limited edition skin + body box, and I gave a brief overview on the three limited edition haircare boxes that they have on offer. Since that post, I’ve had some time to get acquainted with the December box products and to my surprise, Boxwalla also sent along with it one of their haircare boxes which I have gotten to know and love – and am obsessed with it as you may be able to tell if you follow me on Instagram. We’ll be going over these two boxes today – all the details and my product experiences thus far.

Themed “The Textures of Winter“, the December Beauty Box* showcases three products that allow us to experience the gorgeous textures of Winter magic. It features three full-size products from two luxury brands, including: BLUH Alchemy’s Multi C Serum & freshly launched Active Relief Body Oil, and Live Botanical’s Sanctuary Barrier Balm. I’m thrilled to share that there’s still plenty of time to sign up for this box as of this posting – subscriptions are open until December 15th for last-minute holiday shopping. This box runs for $49.95 and has a whopping retail value of $250.

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October Boxwalla Beauty Review + New Limited Edition Boxes!

Get ready for a packed Boxwalla review! Today I’ll finally be sharing my thoughts on the October Beauty Box (which is still available as a one-time purchase!) and Boxwalla is gearing up for the holidays with some limited edition offerings, one box of which I will also be sharing today while giving details on the rest that are available at their store (hint, it’s hair care!).

Let’s start with the October beauty box first. Themed “The Logic of Finding Fine Things“, the October Beauty Box* features three full-size beautiful products from two innovative brands: Naturallogic and Fine Cosmetics.

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