A little late...as in a month late, but I digress. My RefreshVoxBox

Tuesday, March 10, 2015

That little Influenster Blogger Network badge in the bottom right corner of my blog?  Let me explain.  I love rating, writing, complaining, you name it about the products I use.  It's no surprise that I think what I have to say is insightful (I have a blog!).  Influenster is awesome because as long as you have a decent Social Impact (lots of friends and followers) and review products for them regularly, you could be chosen to get the month's VoxBox sent to your house for free, where you get to try and review all kinds of different things.  You can even win prizes if you complete challenges.

Here's the RefreshVoxBox that I received in February.  All products received are complimentary and for testing purposes only.


Did I love everything in it?  Almost.  I'm not going to lie about it.  But did I totally appreciate the experience and do I want to do it again?  Absolutely.  I found new snacks (that are actually healthy) that I love and products that I would definitely use again:

COVERGIRL UltraSmooth Foundation - I was thriiiiiilled by this one because foundations aren't the cheapest thing in the world and it was awesome to get a full-sized version of one for free.  The weird thing is that it focuses on "facial hair smoothing" which I didn't really understand.  Maybe that's just because I don't have visible facial hair?  Not sure.  But as a foundation I love it.  Usually I use Garnier Skin Renew BB Cream as a foundation, but I'm fine with switching to this one for a while.  Loved it.

Skinnygirl Tasty Nutrition Bar - I ate this like a month ago so I can't tell ya what flavor it was (I think banana and peanut butter?  Something like that).  But it was delicious.  Not the best bar I've ever had in my life, but definitely better than some other brands of nutrition bars I've tried.  Loved it.

Montagne Jeunesse Face Masque (Honey) - Um...  I put this on about an hour before I had to put makeup on and get ready for class.  I don't know if I did something wrong or what, but it WOULD NOT PEEL OFF.  This is my life, and it was scary.  I thought I would have to email my professor with an excuse or something because I couldn't get a honey mask off my face.  I eventually stopped panicking and scrubbed it off.  My skin felt very nice afterwards, but I was having a hard time for a minute there.  Didn't like it.

DenTek Fun Flossers & Comfort Clean Floss Picks - I've used these before (as I assume most people have) and still love them.  I go through phases of flossing regularly and being too lazy, but thank god I got these because I was in the lazy part of my cycle.  Plus I hate germs and don't like putting my hands in my mouth to floss so this is great.  Did you know you can add years onto your life by flossing?  Google it.  I still don't always do it though, whoops.  Still love these.

Beanitos Nacho Cheese and Restaurant Style Chips - I'm not a fan of really any kind of chips.  I don't like Dorito's (which I thought the cheese flavor would be like) and I only eat restaurant style chips with guacamole.  BUT I LOVE THESE.  THEY'RE NOT LIKE NORMAL CHIPS.  They're light and crispy and just way way better.  It's a very original texture and they're also way healthier than regular chips.  Thank god I also got a coupon in my VoxBox because I will be buying more.  Loved them.

Listerine Pocketpaks - A third grader's dream.  No really, I was obsessed with these in grade school, we ate them at recess and watched each other suffer.  If you haven't tried them, they're unbelievably minty to the point where (I think) it's almost painful.  Probably not a great review, hey?  That doesn't mean I don't use up the whole pack within days.  It's perfect for when you want fresh breath but don't feel like chewing gum or carrying around noisy mints.  Still love this.

(The L'Occitane Shea Light Comforting Cream was in this box too, but it's receiving its own separate post, due to one of Influenster's challenges.  I also got a coupon for a free Orgain Nutritional Shake but I haven't been able to look for them at a store yet.)

Overall, getting this VoxBox was a nice surprise.  I wish I was receiving the XOVoxBox this month, but you can't always get what you want. Maybe next time!

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