Frangipani Fables & Black Rice Tales: February Boxwalla Beauty

Today I’m thrilled to finally share my thoughts on Boxwalla’s February Beauty Box* that featured a Boxwalla-familiar brand, Siam Seas!

Themed “Frangipani Fables & Black Rice Tales“, Boxwalla and Siam Seas invite you to ‘listen’ to these fables and tables as whispered to you by these two new launches from the brand: Sai Clear Skin Serum ($65 retail value) and Kwam Rak Radiance of Love Body Serum ($90 retail value). The ‘Frangipani’ component of the theme comes from the scent of Kwam Rak which includes a plumeria absolute that is combined with jasmine sambac to create something… intoxicating, to put it lightly. The ‘Black Rice’ component comes from the black rice water that is used in the base of the Sai facial serum. Both featured products are full-sized.

Subscriptions have since closed, but this box is still available right now as a one-time box at a cost of $74.95 (box is valued at $155!)

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REVIEW: Blissoma’s Photonic Light Shifting Sunscreen + Moisturizer

Ahhh, sunscreen. That one thing that a lot (maybe even most?) of us don’t like, yet year round we have to talk about it and wear it rain or shine. Even some of the best ones are still like, “it’s okay, but I STILL have to wear it and I’m not happy about it because it’s another icky layer.” The best sunscreens I’ve tried in the past were on that level, in that they were just okay but I’d definitely rather wear nothing than to have that nice titanium dioxide + zinc layer that feels like it interferes with life.

All of this grumpy sunscreen talk leads me to today’s review and how I FINALLY, miraculously, no longer have those sunscreen woes thanks to this awesome one that Blissoma (one of my all time favorite skincare brands, yeah!) launched late last year. I’m not kidding – I freaking love this sunscreen and I am thrilled to share my review after many months of testing. Blissoma did kindly offer me the opportunity to test Photonic when it launched, but I would like to mention that Blissoma became one of my favorite brands through my own discovery of their products and I did purchase all past Blissoma products shared here on the blog with my own money.

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Forest Bathing: December Boxwalla Beauty Review

Happy News Years eve friends!  My apologies for a very belated blog post – I meant to have this review up in early December while subscriptions for these products were still open! I had some issues with the blog and I’ll leave it with this – don’t let your SSL certificates expire unless you want to drive away your traffic. I have more fun blog posts coming up including my review on Blissoma’s new sunscreen and an empties post!

Today I’m here and bursting to share with you my review on Boxwalla’s December Beauty Box*! Although subscriptions have since closed, this box is actually still available on their site as a one-time purchase. February subs are now open as well, so I will be including all necessary links at the bottom of this post!

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The Intrepid Pattern of Plants: October Boxwalla Beauty Review

The October Boxwalla beauty box featuring African Botanics Resurrection Cell Recovery Serum.

Considered a “sequel” of sorts to the August box, the October beauty box from Boxwalla is double featuring African Botanics! The last box featured their anti-aging Fleurs d’Afrique Intensive Recovery Oil and this month’s box includes a similarly themed serum that is said to work and layer well with their facial oil. Subscriptions have since closed, but if you missed out you’ll be happy to know that one-time boxes are still available to purchase while supplies last!

Themed “The Intrepid Pattern of Plants“, the Boxwalla October Beauty Box* is showcasing African Botanics Resurrection Cell Recovery Serum, a night-time aloe-based hydrating serum that brightens, firms, plumps, and rejuvenates the complexion. It’s specifically an anti-aging serum, replete with antioxidants, peptides, retinol, and a bounty of other skin-loving extracts. The star of this show is the Resurrection plant extract which is known for its regenerative and healing properties.

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