April 2017 Your Bijoux Box #YourBijouxBoxStyle

We are already more than halfway through April – time is flying – and the best part about it are the subscription boxes that I find on my porch each month!! April has already been excellent thanks to the latest Your Bijoux Box.  It truly is an outstanding collection this month.        sample, affiliate links

Your Bijoux Box April 2017

Your Bijoux Box April 2017

The April Collection from Your Bijoux Box is a coordinated set of three pieces that complement almost any outfit, dressed up or dressed down. Each monthly box has three jewelry items for women (this month there were three jewelry items plus two extra items). The boxes are curated by stylists so although these are customized, everyone gets the same jewelry each month, although April was special – there were multiple styles of necklaces available, so each box had a real surprise. It’s been really cool to check out which style of necklace everyone else got, although I am totally happy with the necklace I received.  A monthly subscription is $36 and there are options for a three-month ($103) or six month ($206) subscription. They ship to the US and Canada.

Some happy news – get a free piece of jewelry with your new subscription by using this code:  WELCOME

Your Bijoux Box April 2017

Your Bijoux Box April 2017

The April Collection featured Karen Kane pieces which made me dance a happy spring dance since I adore this line. All the pieces coordinate so well I found myself wearing every single piece on the same day…I think that’s the first time that’s happened for me with a subscription box collection.

Your Bijoux Box April 2017 Karen Kane Hoops

Your Bijoux Box April 2017 Karen Kane Hoops

Your Bijoux Box April 2017 Karen Kane Hoops

Your Bijoux Box April 2017 Karen Kane Hoops

Your Bijoux Box April 2017 Karen Kane Hoops

Your Bijoux Box April 2017 Karen Kane Hoops

  1.  Karen Kane Gold Hoops ($31):  apparently the styles vary a bit on these earrings, with some styles thicker and a bit smaller. I couldn’t be happier with the ones I got. The shape is interesting – just a bit oblong, and even though they aren’t a closed hoop I had no problem with my hair getting caught in them. I have nothing like these classically beautiful gold hoops so they were the beginning of my major happy dance.
Your Bijoux Box April 2017 Goldenrod Statement Bracelet

Your Bijoux Box April 2017 Goldenrod Statement Bracelet

Your Bijoux Box April 2017 Goldenrod Statement Bracelet

Your Bijoux Box April 2017 Goldenrod Statement Bracelet

Your Bijoux Box April 2017 Goldenrod Statement Bracelet

Your Bijoux Box April 2017 Goldenrod Statement Bracelet

Your Bijoux Box April 2017 Goldenrod Statement Bracelet

Your Bijoux Box April 2017 Goldenrod Statement Bracelet

2. Goldenrod Statement Bracelet: this pretty chunky bracelet features greenish/gold crystals and an adjustable size. I love the toggle and hoop closure which is so much easier to navigate than a clasp. Sometimes I wear it loose, sometimes I go for the snug fit, but however I wear it I know it looks stunning. This is a great bracelet.

Your Bijoux Box April 2017 Karen Kane Necklace

Your Bijoux Box April 2017 Karen Kane Necklace

Your Bijoux Box April 2017 Karen Kane Necklace

Your Bijoux Box April 2017 Karen Kane Necklace

Your Bijoux Box April 2017 Karen Kane Necklace

Your Bijoux Box April 2017 Karen Kane Necklace

Your Bijoux Box April 2017 Karen Kane Necklace

Your Bijoux Box April 2017 Karen Kane Necklace

3.  Karen Kane Pink Reversible Pendant Necklace (up to $120):  I’ve seen lots of gorgeous versions on other blogs who review Your Bijoux Box, but I think I like my style of necklace best!!  My Karen Kane Necklace is a multi-tasker, with one side a rectangle of tiny crystals that are incredibly brilliant, and the other side a soft and feminine peachy peach rimmed with gold. Take a look at some of the other blogs and their reviews, like My Subscription Addiction, Subscription Box Ramblings, and Hello Subscription so you can see a few other necklace styles.  (I definitely got the best one, although they are all super pretty!!).

Your Bijoux Box April 2017 April Flowers Hair Pins

Your Bijoux Box April 2017 April Flowers Hair Pins

Your Bijoux Box April 2017 April Flowers Hair Pins

Your Bijoux Box April 2017 April Flowers Hair Pins

Your Bijoux Box April 2017 April Flowers Hair Pins

Your Bijoux Box April 2017 April Flowers Hair Pins

4.  April Flowers Hair Pins:  These two feminine and gorgeous hair pins were the extras in this month’s box. I am loving hair jewelry for spring and I actually think these two little surprises just might be my favorite items in the April Your Bijoux Box. They are so cute together on one side, but sometimes I use one for each side to mix it up a little.

The April Collection Your Bijoux Box is a beautiful way to start off your own spring happy dance. If you haven’t signed up for Your Bijoux Box yet, now is the perfect time to do so and give yourself a much deserved little splurge.  Get a free piece of jewelry with your new subscription by using this code:  WELCOME  – Lisa

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An even better deal on The Zoe Report – $20 off the Spring 2017 collection!

The Zoe Report Box of Style Spring 2017

The Zoe Report Box of Style Spring 2017

I have been raving about The Zoe Report Box of Style this month and I can’t seem to stop…I love every single item more and more. And now I have an incredible deal to share with you — $20 off the Spring 2017 collection!!  If you have been considering this box of fashion fabulousness, now is the time to take the plunge. Just use the code FRIENDS20.

If you only treat yourself to one subscription box, this should be it – what a great combination of lovingly curated fashion and beauty items.  Take advantage while the sale is on — you can get $20 off The Zoe Report Box of Style through the end of April.  Happy shopping!  – Lisa

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Unboxing The Zoe Report Box of Style

The Zoe Report Box of StyleWho doesn’t want a stylist? I know when something looks great but I’m not always the best at actually finding the items and picking them out. Probably the most famous stylist with a terrific eye for the latest and greatest is Rachel Zoe. Since it’s not likely that I will ever actually be styled by Rachel, The Zoe Report Box of Style is a fabulous alternative.                                                                        sample

Rachel Zoe

Rachel Zoe

Here’s how you know this box of fashion and beauty is incredible – every single box has sold out since Box of Style launched in March 2015. The Zoe Report Editor-in-Chief, Rachel Zoe, and her team of editors curate 5 full-sized products that are worth over $400. I am not kidding, this box is one ‘ooh’ and ‘aah’ after another. Here’s the general info first, then I’ll give you the scoop on the current box.

You can get each individual box for $100, or subscribe for the year for $350.  The yearly price is worth the investment because you are guaranteed the box, and the spring box alone has over $400 worth of product in it. Each box has a ‘hero’ piece that is worth over $100. Women who will love this box are those who love fashion and style but just don’t have time to shop for the latest items. If you are into upscale style at a great price, or if you want to venture outside your typical comfort zone but don’t want to invest in a personal stylist, this is the perfect way to meet all those wants and spoil yourself without breaking the bank.

Also, get $10 off with the code  INFOSP10 !!

Opening The Zoe Report Box of Style - everything is individually wrapped!

Opening The Zoe Report Box of Style – everything is individually wrapped!

The Zoe Report Box of Style Spring 2017

The Zoe Report Box of Style Spring 2017

What is special about the Spring 2017 Edition?  Every single brand was founded by a woman! Total girl power. The products are valued at over $400 and they are absolutely obsession grade. There are two exclusive collaborations that you can only find in Box of Style, collaborations that have given jobs and skills to hundreds of women in India. The box is all about EMPOWERMENT – everything is made by women to empower other women to live a life of style! I love that this collection has everything needed to take you from work to the weekend. It’s a fantastic collection and I am just beyond thrilled with it. Ok, so now let’s get into the gorgeous details, shall we??

There are three fashion items – the Tribe Alive Custom Carryall ($238), the Adornemonde Iva Earrings ($62), and the Symbology Scarf ($50).

Tribe Alive Custom Carryall

Tribe Alive Custom Carryall

Tribe Alive Custom Carryall

Tribe Alive Custom Carryall

Tribe Alive Custom Carryall

Tribe Alive Custom Carryall

Wearing The Zoe Report Box of Style Spring 2017 items

Wearing The Zoe Report Box of Style Spring 2017 items

The Tribe Alive Custom Carryall is the ‘hero’ piece, a chic purse that is the perfect size – not so large that it overwhelms a small frame, but big enough for a last-minute shopping trip to Whole Foods. It’s super versatile too. I find that it is dressy enough for work, yet it also works as my bag for my yoga essentials. I love the juxtaposition of the colorful print with the tan strap and handles. This bag was made by women in India who could have otherwise ended up in the sex trade. Instead, the women are given skills and safe employment by Tribe Alive founder Carly Burson.

Symbology Scarf

Symbology Scarf

Symbology Scarf and Tribe Alive Carryall

Symbology Scarf and Tribe Alive Carryall

Symbology Scarf

Symbology Scarf

A great compliment to the Tribe Alive Custom Carryall is the Symbology Scarf. This is a gorgeous peacock-inspired print in gold and berry that can be worn around the neck, wrist, or tied to the strap of your purse. I love it paired with the Tribe Alive Custom Carryall.  The Symbology company was founded by Marissa Heyl after an inspirational trip to India.

Adornmonde Ivo Earrings

Adornmonde Ivo Earrings

Adornmonde Ivo Earrings

Adornmonde Ivo Earrings

Adornmonde Ivo Earrings

Adornmonde Ivo Earrings

The third fashion item is the adorable multi-tasking Adornmonde Ivo Convertible Earrings. Some boxes have the gold version, some have the silver version. Happily, mine had silver which is my preference. These earrings are a great twist on the classic hoop. You can also wear just the bar for a completely different look. Rachel suggests getting edgy and wearing the bar on one ear and the hoop on the other. Adornmonde is a chic jewelry line with LE pieces owned by Niki Allworth.

There are two beauty items in the Spring 2017 Box of Style:  Tatcha Polished Gentle Rice Enzyme Powder ($65) and Butter London Piece of Cake Nail Polish ($18).

Tatcha Polished Gentle Rice Enzyme Powder

Tatcha Polished Gentle Rice Enzyme Powder

Tatcha Polished Gentle Rice Enzyme Powder

Tatcha Polished Gentle Rice Enzyme Powder

I’m a big fan of the Tatcha Polished Gentle Rice Enzyme Powder.  Mixed with warm water or your cleanser, this is a wonderful exfoliant that removes dead skin and unclogs pores. It leaves skin soft and glowing. Since it’s a powder, you never have to worry about it expiring either. Victoria Tsai created this line which is inspired by the beauty rituals of Geisha’s.

Butter London Piece of Cake Nail Polish

Butter London Piece of Cake Nail Polish

Butter London Piece of Cake Nail Polish

Butter London Piece of Cake Nail Polish

Butter London Piece of Cake Nail Polish

Butter London Piece of Cake Nail Polish

How perfect is the Butter London Piece of Cake Nail Polish? Pretty pink perfect. This is a fantastic soft, neutral pink that makes for a classy and chic manicure. I could wear this shade every day for a year. I don’t think I ever knew that Butter London was founded by two fierce females, Sasha Muir and Nonie Creme.

An essential for beauty is lots and lots of clean water and The Zoe Report Box of Style has you covered with the last two items:  the BKR Glass and Silicone Water Bottle ($35) and the Stella Artois Chalice ($13).

 BKR Glass and Silicone Water Bottle

BKR Glass and Silicone Water Bottle

 BKR Glass and Silicone Water Bottle

BKR Glass and Silicone Water Bottle

 BKR Glass and Silicone Water Bottle

BKR Glass and Silicone Water Bottle

 BKR Glass and Silicone Water Bottle

BKR Glass and Silicone Water Bottle

I love the feminine look of the BKR Glass and Silicone Water Bottle and the silicone outer covering just feels awesome in your hands. The BKR line was created by Tal Winter and Kate Cutler as a response to cheap and definitely not chic plastic water bottles. Hydration is a necessity, so why not do it in style?

Stella Artois Chalice

Stella Artois Chalice

Stella Artois Chalice

Stella Artois Chalice

Stella Artois Chalice

Stella Artois Chalice

Stella Artois Chalice

Stella Artois Chalice

Stella Artois Chalice

Stella Artois Chalice

The final item, which is actually the ‘bonus’ item in the Spring 2017 Box of Style, is the Stella Artois Chalice. It’s a gorgeous chalice, and every LE chalice that is sold provides an incredible 5 years of clean water for one person in the developing world. Once you pour yourself a drink, be sure to leave your mark at BuyALadyaDrink.com.

I can’t rave enough about The Zoe Report Box of Style. It is a fantastic collection of obsession-worthy items and this collection in particular is amazing because it’s all about girl power. Click HERE to get yourself this stylish box before it sells out!  And don’t forget, get $10 off with the code  INFOSP10. – Lisa

 BKR Glass and Silicone Water Bottle

BKR Glass and Silicone Water Bottle

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Two months of Boxycharm fun

During the winter holidays it was just too hard to fit in the fun items I’d been buying. Now that it’s calmed down I want to share two months worth of BOXYCHARM. It’s my favorite subscription and I always get my $21 worth. The main reason that I like to review subscriptions is so that you can get an idea of which one you’d want to buy. These two (December 2016 and January 2017) are prime examples of what Boxycharm offers. Be sure to read this whole review for a surprise….

DECEMBER BOX: “MAKEUP ON POINTE”

Boxycharm from December 2016

Boxycharm from December 2016

December 2016 Boxycharm contents

December 2016 Boxycharm contents

There were 3 versions of the December Boxycharm, below is what I received:

  • OFRA Long Lasting Liquid Lipstick in Napa Valley – $19.90
  • Pure Cosmetics Buff Collection Palette – $50
  • Butter London Nail Polish  in Ruby Murray – $15
  • The Original Mini MakeUp Eraser – $12
  • IBY Beauty Lip Liner in Rosebud –  $14
  • $111 total value

PURE COSMETICS BUFF COLLECTION PALETTE

This reminds me so much of Urban Decay’s Rose Gold palette and the rose gold one from Ulta. Since I have both of those already I’m debating whether to keep this or use it for an anniversary giveaway. It gets great reviews and the colors are beautiful.

Pure Cosmetics Buff Collection

Pure Cosmetics Buff Collection

Pure Cosmetics Buff Collection

Pure Cosmetics Buff Collection

BUTTER LONDON NAIL LACQUER in RUBY MURRAY

butter LONDON Ruby Murray

butter LONDON Ruby Murray

What’s not to love about butter LONDON? Fabulous brand and I haven’t had any new polishes from them in a long time. butter LONDON describes this as a deep berry cream.

MAKE UP ERASER MINI

The Original Mini Make Up Eraser

The Original Mini Make Up Eraser

The Original Mini Make Up Eraser

The Original Mini Make Up Eraser

I have the full size of this so I’m thrilled to have the mini especially for travel. The two sides are different textures and feel so good. Since it’s recommended to wash in the machine after each use it’s nice to have a second one. It does a great job especially if I have light makeup on.

OFRA LONG LASTING LIQUID LIPSTICK in NAPA VALLEY  & IBY BEAUTY LIP LINE in ROSEBUD

Ofra Long Lasting Lip in Napa Valley and IBY Beauty Rosebud Lipliner

Ofra Long Lasting Lip in Napa Valley and IBY Beauty Rosebud Lipliner

I haven’t used either of these mainly because the surprise is a giveaway at the end of this post. These aren’t my colors but my experience with both brands has been excellent. The look of the IBY Lipliner reminds me of Starlooks liners.

IBY Beauty Lip Liner in Rosebud

IBY Beauty Lip Liner in Rosebud

OFRA COSMETICS LONG WEAR LIQUID LIPSTICK in NAPA VALLEY

OFRA Cosmetics Napa Valley Long Wear Liquid Lipstick

OFRA Cosmetics Napa Valley Long Wear Liquid Lipstick

This is a beautiful purple that probably applies as a dark berry shade. Here’s what OFRA has to say about these lipsticks: “Our formula is a matte color formula but if you want to add some shine to your liquid lipstick try our revolutionary Lipgloss Stick. All shades contain antioxidants and Vitamin E while the formula provides a lightweight layer of lasting color to make you look stunning all day. Color will last in a perfect condition up to five hours without eating or drinking. For best results do not eat or drink for 15 minutes after applying.Please note that this is not a lip stain and does not dry completely but remains on your lips for hours!”

JANUARY BOXYCHARM: “AND THE CHARM AWARD GOES TO”

Boxycharm for January 2017

Boxycharm for January 2017

  • Vintage Cosmetics Illuminating Face Highlighter Duo Set –  $35
  • So Susan Fan Brush  –  $18.95
  • Pur Cosmetics Mineral Glow Bronzer  – $25
  • English Laundry Pour Femme Deluxe Roller Ball –  $25
  • Gorge Amazing Konjac Sponge  –  $18
  • $122 total value

VINTAGE COSMETICS ILLUMINATING FACE HIGHLIGHTER SET  – in Rose Quartz/Chocolate Diamond 

VINTAGE COSMETICS ILLUMINATING FACE HIGHLIGHTER SET - in Rose Quartz/Chocolate Diamond

VINTAGE COSMETICS ILLUMINATING FACE HIGHLIGHTER SET – in Rose Quartz/Chocolate Diamond

Love this! I’m so happy this is in my possession now. I’ve heard some great things about Vintage Cosmetics and received another product from them in an earlier box but it came broken. This highlighting set is perfection. Not too dark, not too light.

VINTAGE COSMETICS ILLUMINATING FACE HIGHLIGHTER SET - in Rose Quartz/Chocolate Diamond plus So Susan Fan Brush

VINTAGE COSMETICS ILLUMINATING FACE HIGHLIGHTER SET – in Rose Quartz/Chocolate Diamond plus So Susan Fan Brush

This has shimmer so I will only be using this at night but it’s not glittery. I love the light pink especially and the chocolate will give some dimension to my face.

SO SUSAN FAN BRUSH This is a great brush for two of the products in this month’s box. It’s a thin brush so it applies the color lightly. So Susan is a cruelty free brand and this brush is made of nylon and taklon. In the giveaway I’ll be giving away a Bellapiere fan brush since I was so excited about the So Susan and Highlighter that I used it instantly.

PUR MINERAL GLOW BRONZER

Pur Mineral Glow Bronzer

Pur Mineral Glow Bronzer

It’s a pleasure to get a product from PUR, a brand I use often. This is a medium toned golden bronzer that’s infused with anti-oxidants. It’s the kind of bronzer than can be used year round. Since I don’t wear bronzer very often this is also going to be part of the giveaway.

GORGE, AMAZING KONJAC SPONGE

GORGE Amazing Konjac Sponge

GORGE Amazing Konjac Sponge

It’s always great to have a new Konjac Sponge since it’s an item you actually either use up or toss after a few months. It’s an exfoliating sponge that is deep cleansing and pH blanced. You can use it on face and body. I like keeping one in the shower especially for my body.

ENGLISH LAUNDRY, POUR FEMME DELUXE ROLLER BALL

English Laundry, Pour Femme Deluxe Roller Ball

English Laundry, Pour Femme Deluxe Roller Ball

If you are a regular reader of Beauty Info Zone then you know I don’t wear perfume. Sometimes I’m tempted but I’m happy with certain fragranced body oils and use those instead. Therefore this is part of the giveaway. It’s not only beautiful but English Laundry says it’s a classic scent that’s sophisticated while smelling fresh.  “Inspired by classic country gardens, English Laundry’s charming blend perfectly melds top notes of rose geranium with a backdrop of woody spicy and musky notes. Bright, enticing and elegant. Signature opens with quince, complimented by white chocolate and jasmine petals at the heart. For a purely peaceful scent, notes of orris roots, powdery musk and sensual woods have been composed at the base.

I like this subscription service so much that I recently paid up front for 6 months. That saved me $10 overall. I’m sure I’ll have 6 more months of fun before I have to make another decision. So what’s your opinion of these two Boxycharm sub boxes?  —  Marcia

GIVEAWAY INFORMATION: Here’s what will be in this giveaway for sure: *PUR Mineral Glow Bronzer (full size)  *BellaPiere Fan Brush   * English Laundry, Pour Femme Deluxe Roller Ball   *OFRA Napa Valley Liquid Lipstick  *IBY Beauty Rosebud Lipliner plus a variety of sample size items from other subscriptions that I purchase. The giveaway is open to US and Canada, email subscribers only through 2/2/17. If comments (Speak Your Mind) close please email me at [email protected] and label it Boxycharm. Be sure to click I commented so your entry can count, then continue on. Don’t be boxy – be charming and enter.

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Ringing in the new year with my January 2017 Your Bijoux Box #YourBijouxBoxStyle

Your Bijoux Box January 2017I like surprises. Well, not HUGE surprises…like when the doctor told me I was having a girl but he turned to be a boy. That’s a bit much in the surprise category. But I love knowing that a box of baubles, Your Bijoux Box, is on the way to me every month and I love the surprise that comes with it…I never know what is going to be inside but I always know it’s going to be pretty and fun!                                                                         sample, affiliate links

Your Bijoux Box January 2017Your Bijoux Box January 2017The January Collection from Your Bijoux Box is a coordinated set of three pieces that complement almost any outfit, dressed up or dressed down. Each monthly box has three jewelry items for women (although this month there were three jewelry items plus two extra items). The boxes are curated by stylists so although these are customized everyone gets the same jewelry each month. A monthly subscription is $36, and there are options for a three-month ($103) or six month ($206) subscription. They ship to the US and Canada.

Here are my welcome surprises for the month of January:Yvette Y NecklaceYvette Y NecklaceYvette Y NecklaceYvette Y NecklaceYvette Y Necklace

  1.  Yvette Y Necklace: This is so gorgeous. It’s a beautiful, delicate y-necklace with blue, green, and pearlescent stones. It’s a sweet, flirty piece that I am so happy to have.Petra Pearl CollarPetra Pearl Collar
  2. Petra Pearl Collar:  This is an elegant collar necklace with faux pearls. It looks grown up but it’s very fun to match with dressed down clothes like a white t-shirt and a black moto jacket.House of Harlow BraceletHouse of Harlow BraceletHouse of Harlow BraceletHouse of Harlow Bracelet
  3. House of Harlow Bracelet:  This beauty retails for $58. I am head over heels for this Nicole Richie art deco bracelet with a boho vibe. It goes with everything and gets a lot of attention, even though it isn’t an ‘in your face’ piece. It’s lovely.

 Anne Taintor Lip Balm  Anne Taintor Purse Sized Emory Boards

 Anne Taintor Purse Sized Emory Boards

Anne Taintor Purse Sized Emory Boards

There are two cute extras in this month’s box – an Anne Taintor Lip Balm and Purse Sized Emory Boards. Anne Taintor is an artist and she is known for pairing mid-century imagery with modern slogans. Both of these immediately went into my purse and have already saved me from a few lip and nail emergencies.

I seem to love every month of Your Bijoux Box more and more! I highly recommend this wonderful monthly surprise of sparkle.   – Lisa

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Getting my bling on with the November Collection of Your Bijoux Box

img_3327It’s definitely the start of party season in my neck of the woods!  In the past weeks I have had two bat mitzvahs, one family party, one friends party, and a wedding.  Coming up in the next month?  Another wedding and so many holiday parties I can’t even count them.  So when Your Bijoux Box sent my November box of bling it was a happy day!  Gotta love some new beautiful baubles for making parties extra festive.

Your Bijoux Box NovemberThe November Collection from Your Bijoux Box is called the Black Box.  It’s a coordinated set of four pieces that complement almost any outfit, dressy or dressed down.  Each monthly box has three jewelry items for women (although this month there were four items!).  The boxes are curated by stylists, so although these are customized everyone gets the same jewelry each month.  A monthly subscription is $36, and there are options for a three month ($103) or six month ($206) subscription.  They ship to the US and Canada.

Here’s what is in November’s box of bling:

Exotic Leather BangleExotic Leather BangleHouse of Harlow 1960The Exotic Leather Bangle is by the House of Harlow 1960, Nicole Richie’s company.  I love the rocker chick vibe combined with the timelessness of the gold – it’s a perfect mix.  This is a substantial, beautiful piece that you need in your collection!

Noir Jacket EarringsNoir Jacket EarringsNoir Jacket EarringsThe Noir Jacket Earrings are very pretty multi-taskers.  The black stone is beautiful by itself, but the earring really shines when paired with the sparkling jacket.

Noir CollarNoir CollarI am totally in love with the Noir Collar.  This black and gold statement piece is adjustable so you can wear it as a choker or significantly longer.  It holds its own with an ornate dress, and it is adorable with a white button down, jeans, and black boots.

Cocktail Hair PinCocktail Hair PinThe finishing touch is this gorgeous Cocktail Hair Pin.  It gives instant glamour to a pony tail or bun, and I love it for just holding back on my hair on one side when I wear it loose and long.

I love every piece in this months Your Bijoux Box!!  Right now you can get the Bijoux Box Limited Edition Holiday Luxe Box featuring House of Harlow and Deepa Gurnani for just $125 (value $400+).bijou-luxe-holiday-box

And if you want a single box without the automatically renewing feature, they offer gift options. This is a great gift for you and a great gift to give for the holidays.  After all, ‘she wanted all to sparkle, and dance in a glorious jubilee’!  – Lisa

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GoodBeing the natural beauty and wellness subscription

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Are you looking for a natural beauty and wellness source? Are you interested in subscription boxes but most send items that you don’t care for? If you can say yes to either of these then GOOD*BEING is a box you want to know more about.good-being-box

GOOD*BEING at one time was called Goodebox which we’ve reviewed previously. The subscription is similar but now it’s more curated to meet your needs. I was sent a sample box to show you the type of products you could receive. Since I didn’t register I received a typical box rather than one chosen specifically for me.

GoodBeing subscription

GoodBeing subscription

The price of their subscription is dependent on how many months you sign up to receive it. A single box to try them out is $21 but you can lower that price by signing up for more months. Shipping is free for the sub so no hidden costs.

GoodBeing Subscription

GoodBeing Subscription

On the GoodBeing website it says that you’ll receive 4-5 trial size products but I received 2 full and 3 deluxe trial sizes. I’m pretty sure that’s typical according to my past experience. Each box contains information cards that explain the products fully. Every product is a name brand so you are dealing with brands you’ve heard about and would consider buying.

DR. HAUSCHKA ROSE NURTURING BODY OIL was the first product I noticed in the package. This is a 1 oz version and it’s huge. I’m surprised to find out that the full size is 2.5 oz ($29) since this certainly looks like a full sized product.

Dr. Hauschka Rose Nurturing Body Oil

Dr. Hauschka Rose Nurturing Body Oil

Dr. Hauschka Rose Nurturing Body Oil is a vegan product created to promote a sense of balance and well being. It contains extracts of damask roses and rose essential oil. It also contains jojoba oil. Apply this on moist skin after bathing and your skin will soak in the oil and keep you moisturized all day.

Dr. Hauschka Rose Nurturing Body Oil

Dr. Hauschka Rose Nurturing Body Oil

ANNMARIE ROSEMARY PEPPERMINT BODY WASH is another vegan product in the box. This is a sample size of 1 fl oz (full size is $34.95 for 200 ml). This plastic bottle is a great size for travel or to test out to see how much you like it.

Annmarie Rosemary Peppermint Body Wash

Annmarie Rosemary Peppermint Body Wash

The body wash is described as invigorating with an aloe-vera base herb-infuse liquid. This is pH balanced and contains rosemary and essential oil of peppermint. It’s a very refreshing smell as well as an effective body wash.

OSEA OCEAN CLEANSER (vegan) is a facial cleanser in a deluxe sample size 1 oz glass bottle. A full size of 6 oz is $44 making this a $7.25 value. This is recommended for normal, dry and combo skin. It’s a moisturizing cleanser so it doesn’t leave your skin dried out.

OSEA Ocean Cleanser

OSEA Ocean Cleanser

This is a vegan pH-balanced  cleanser that’s rich in minerals, algae, vitamins,  and mineral salts. It’s helpful for reducing the effects of photo-aging and it helps increase collagen production.

DAILY CONCEPTS YOUR DUAL TEXTURE SCRUBBER is the product I’m most excited about from the box. I’ve used this before and loved it. What’s unusual about this full size scrubber ($12) is that it has a tag that says “Replace me when writing fades”. People tend to use some products past their life but bacteria can build up. Even though we want it to be a forever item this is safer.

DAILY CONCEPTS Your Dual Texture Body Scrubber

DAILY CONCEPTS Your Dual Texture Body Scrubber

This vegan product is a great shower tool. It comes with a plastic holder that sticks to the bath wall and a cord to attach it. One side is a soft washcloth feeling that is great for washing your face and body with gentle exfoliation.

DAILY CONCEPTS Your Dual Texture Body Scrubber soft texture

DAILY CONCEPTS Your Dual Texture Body Scrubber soft texture

The opposite side is a great body exfoliator. When used with a body cleanser (like Annmarie Rosemary Peppermint) it creates rich lather. I really need this side for my very dry feet to keep the flakies at bay.

DAILY CONCEPTS Your Dual Texture Body Scrubber exfoliating side

DAILY CONCEPTS Your Dual Texture Body Scrubber exfoliating side

PURE ANADA EYESHADOW (full size $8) is one of 45 shades available from Pure Anada. It’s a very finely milled mineral eyeshadow.

PURE ANADA eyeshadow

PURE ANADA eyeshadow

The shade I have, Champagne, is a soft shimmer that has just a touch of gold to it. It looks great on my browbone or all over as a shadow base. I recommend using an eyeshadow primer before applying so that it adheres to your eye and doesn’t fade away. This is also vegan.

All in all I think this is a great box with a good value. A single box would be $21 and the value of this particular box is around $45. To receive 5 vegan items is unusual in a subscription. Check out the brands they work with so you can know before you buy!  —  Marcia

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*box sent for review