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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Bee’ing Mindful – Pure Honey Skincare by Marin Bee

The biggest thing I’ve come to appreciate about beauty brands in the green beauty space is that many of them support organizations that benefit us, animals, the Earth and land, or in this case, the bees! That is why I’m excited to share the scoop on Marin Bee, a brand that delivers beauty products made with pure and raw honey, in effort to support their very own non-profit, the Planet Bee Foundation. Not only does this brand support a great (and important) cause, these products are just dang good!

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Max Green Alchemy – Scalp Rescue Hair Care

My hair posts on this blog are far and few in between, but if you’ve managed to catch the last one you’ll know that I’ve had scalp issues in the last +1 year stemming from natural shampoos and conditioners. With each one that I’ve tried, after a period of time I notice a lot of dandruff-like buildup on my scalp that leads to raw skin and extreme itchiness. I’ve come to the conclusion that the ones I’ve tried in the past are not properly removing oils and dead skin from scalp, causing the buildup that leads to the un-fun issues. Occasionally I’ve had to resort to conventional shampoos that clear my scalp up, but I’m not comfortable with the artificial fragrance and they tend to dry my hair strands out. In my last hair care post I showed a duo from Honest Beauty that I was seeing success with, but that brand is drowning in (super dishonest) scandals, so I decided to not go all in in buying the full sizes.

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