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Wantable Cosmetics for July 2015

Wantable Cosmetics for July 2015

Each month WANTABLE SUBSCRIPTIONS delivers unique boxes to their subscribers. While Lisa loves the Intimates and Accessory boxes, I am truly a Cosmetic maven and that’s the box that I love getting from them (pr sample). Whenever I see a Wantable review online I like to read it to see what they sent to the subscriber and I’ve yet to find a duplicate among them. One thing I have noticed for the last few months is that the brand DOUCCE has made a big appearance. I’ve received three different Doucce products and other than the fragrance of the lipstick each has been a great addition to my cosmetic wardrobe.

The one thing that surprised me this month is that I received two items very similar to my June box. I was a bit put off at first but when I went to use them I realized just how much I liked the additions for July. In June I received a Doucce black liquid eyeliner and this month I received a Frankie Rose gel eyeliner in black. June and July brought me mascaras but they are as different as can be. The Chella Water Resistant mascara from June is great for a daily mascara while the Doucce mascara is wild and crazy (and a great look).

Doucce Volumizer Mascara in black

Doucce Volumizer Mascara in black

DOUCCE VOLUMIZER MASCARA is called PUNK VOLUMIZER MASCARA on the box. I was intrigued and frightened at the same time. At my age the word Punk isn’t in my personal vocabulary but what was the harm of trying this? Doucce says this mascara defines lashes one by one making them thicker and adding spectacular volume. My puny (unpunklike) lashes actually did end up with spectacular volume. I can only imagine what they’d do for someone who had great lashes to begin with. This is NOT a mascara I could wear daily because it eventually flakes on me but when I’m going out at night and just have a few hours, it’s definitely a go. The retail price of this mascara is $24. If I were to return it (which I won’t) Wantable would refund $10.67 towards my next box.

Frankie Rose Limitless Waterproof Gel Eyeliner in Midnight

Frankie Rose Limitless Waterproof Gel Eyeliner in Midnight

I wear eyeliner every day of my life though I wear brown more than black. I was a little upset with another black eyeliner until I tried FRANKIE ROSE COSMETICS WATERPROOF GEL EYELINER in MIDNIGHT. This gel eyeliner is incredibly smooth and applies like a dream. It’s a rich dark shade that’s smudge proof and waterproof. When I use this I’ll use Reviva Labs Eye Makeup Remover to get it off. It won’t wash off but it’s doesn’t stain. I’m a fan of Frankie Rose Cosmetics so whatever Wantable wants to send me from the brand is wonderful. The eyeliner comes with a small brush (2 1/4 inch closed) that opens to 3 1/2 inches. I prefer my own brush but this is pretty decent. Like the Doucce mascara the price is $24 with my price being $10.67.

Manna Katar Eyeshadow Stick in Spellbound

Manna Katar Eyeshadow Stick in Spellbound

MANNA KADAR EYESHADOW STICK IN SPELLBOUND is the third item and one I was excited to see. If it’s eyeshadow then I want it. What’s not to love about a taupe eyeshadow? Welllllll – it’s sparkle city. But it’s not the kind of sparkle that falls down on the job. Once I put this eyeshadow crayon on everything stays where I put it. It sets quickly and there’s absolutely no fallout. My cheeks and under eyes don’t end up glittery. This $24 eyeshadow is great with the punk look of the mascara so these will be a couple. And I’ll do my eyebrows next time I wear them – oops.

wearing Doucce Voumizer Mascara and Manna Kadar Eyeshadow Stick in Spellbound

wearing Doucce Voumizer Mascara and Manna Kadar Eyeshadow Stick in Spellbound

Manna Kadar Eyeshadow Stick in Spellbound on my lid

Manna Kadar Eyeshadow Stick in Spellbound on my lid

The last item in my box is a SETA Eyeshadow Brush. This brush brand is new to me. I have Tools listed under my Love column in my preferences so I’m always happy to find a brush, especially one for my eyes, inside. This pretty teal brush is firm yet soft and is manmade and costs $18 (return value $8) but I couldn’t find any more information about the company.

SETA Eyeshadow brush

SETA Eyeshadow brush

This month’s Wantable Cosmetic box has a value of $90 so you’d come out ahead with this $40 box. If you kept all the items then you’d have a $4 credit and next month’s box would be $36. Wantable has been sending out cosmetics for a few years now and they just keep making some great choices. When you are thinking of a subscription, think Wantable. — Marcia

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Want, want, want…Wantable March Accessories Collection

 

Wantable 2015 Accessories Collection

WOW, the Wantable Accessories Collection for March is definitely bold and beautiful! The focus is on cheeky colors and accessories that can be layered and paired with other pieces. My collection is definitely a winner with a glamorous ring, metal bracelet, sparkly headband and statement necklace.

Desiree Ring in Silver

Desiree Ring in Silver

Desiree Ring in Silver (retail value $16): Is this fun or what?? I love it. I have absolutely nothing else like this double finger ring with bold rhinestones. It’s playful and goes with everything.

Joyce Bracelet in Silver

Joyce Bracelet in Silver

Joyce Bracelet in Silver (retail value $17):  This is a stunning silver metal bracelet with a toggle closure and a metal tassel. Gorgeous on its own and perfect for layering with other bracelets or a watch.

Delaney Headband in Silver

Delaney Headband in Silver

Delany Headband in Silver (retail value $18) I adore this headband. It looks expensive and it is fantastic with darker hair. The headband has sparkly rhinestones and a stretchy band so it’s comfortable on. It is beautiful with loose, flowing hair or with a ponytail.

Abigail Necklace in Gold

Abigail Necklace in Gold

Abigail Necklace in Gold (retail value $24)  This is the only gold piece in my collection, with a long adjustable chain which is a pretty cool feature. The pairing of gold with shiny navy drop beads is more beautiful than the photo shows. The only problem I find with it is the beaded part can twist around if I am walking quickly, but it doesn’t tangle so the twisting is easily fixed.

Wantable March 2015 Accessories Collection

Wantable March 2015 Accessories Collection

I think that Wantable is a great way to expand any accessories wardrobe at just $36 a month. My March collection has a retail value of $75 and I have already worn everything except the ring which will be fun when I actually go out some night!

Wantable is very customizable. It’s great how you can be specific about your preferences, yet every collection is still a wonderful surprise. I am looking forward to seeing what is in store for next month!  – Lisa

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