Influenster #XOVoxBox Review

I was super excited to get this #XOVoxBox from Influenster.

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Adore Me

After being accepted I received an email with a code to get FREE lingerie! It’s from a new lingerie company called Adore Me. You can see more of what I thought about the lingerie I received here. They have a wide range of lingerie & bra sizes go up to DD+. They also have sleepwear, corsets, & swimwear. The designer of Adore Me used to work at Victoria’s Secret as design director. The fit of the bra & undies are perfect, almost like they were made for me. They are really comfortable but also make you feel confident & sexy. So if you want to feel & look good for yourself or a boyfriend/girlfriend, definitely check them out. You can get your first set for $25 using my link –> Adore Me
Adore me Lingerie

Skinfix hand repair cream

#XOVoxBox SkinFix hand repair cream

I haven’t heard of this brand but once I received my box I’ve seen it advertised a handful of times. Its exclusively sold at Target. It contains 1% colloidal oatmeal which is the ideal skin fix for eczema, dermatitis and extreme dryness. Made with natural ingredients & is free of steroids, fragrance, soy, parabens and phthalates. This cream calms redness, relieves itching, and rebuilds the skin barrier with a blend of healing botanicals, rich natural butters and emollient oils.
I didn’t love this or hate this hand cream. It is fragrance free but does have a weird smell to it but goes away once rubbed it. I also realized after using it a few times a little bit goes a long way. Which is good because it it a bit pricey ( 17.99 for 2oz). If you use too much, for me anyway it left my hands feeling a little greasy , it does absorb 5-10 minutes but I found using a smaller amount works better( and doesn’t leave hand as greasy).It has a thicker consistency & left my hands feeling silky & soft. Personally I don’t think I would buy it again, I prefer other lotions.

Lands’ End

#XOVoxBox Lands End #LandsEndLove
I was sent a special code for myself & to share with my readers/followers. You can save $25 off $100 using VOXLOVE at check out. I checked out the site and there were so many great pieces for Spring & Summer. I really liked the printed shorts, the butterfly print is really cool. I like the dress because you can wear it very casually out and about or dress it up and go to lunch. The purse is great for any outfit.
There are so many options and variety on their site , everything from casual wear, fitness, swimwear, shoes, accessories, & more.

John Frieda Frizz Ease Beyond Smooth

XOVoxBox John Frienda Frizz Ease Beyond smooth
Frizz Immunity Shampoo & Conditioner: I like that these products have coconut oil in them.
They work from the inside out, fights frizz for ultra smooth hair.
-> After using the shampoo & conditioner while in the shower my hair was already feeling smooth. I enjoyed the scent and liked getting whiffs of it during the day.

Primer: Helps improve hair’s texture, increase manageability , & gradually build up hair’s immunity against frizz. Place a small amount to palm of hand and distribute evenly though hair from mid-shaft to tips. You should apply to wet/damp hair. Then style .

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These products smelled great, left hair feeling soft & smooth without weighing your hair down. I noticed my hair was less frizzy & left my hair looking great.

Colgate Optic White toothpaste & toothbrush+ built in whitening pen

XOVoxBox Optic White Brush
I was introduced about 2 years ago to Optic White through Influenster so was happy to see these products in my box. It’s a convenient & affordable way to get whiter teeth.

Toothpaste : Optic White Platinum Express White
Claims to give you whiter teeth in just 3 days.
-> I like the minty taste and the way it foams up when brushing. It leaves your mouth feeling tingly & clean. There was also no stale after taste like some minty toothpastes.

Toothbrush + pen : The toothbrush claims you will get whiter teeth in just 2 days! The toothbrush has polishing bristles & stain removers for surface stains.
-> The brush has different length bristles which help get around and between teeth. There are also small plastic blocks which I believe help remove surface stains. The bristles are soft & gentle but the plastic makes it a little rough on gums. Its also a little bulky and takes some time to get used to. I didn’t care for that part. On the back of the head of the brush there are little bumps, which I believe are for cleaning yous cheeks & maybe tongue ?

After you’re done brushing you take your pen and apply the gel. You will need about 2 clicks for top and 2 clicks of gel for bottom teeth. Its very easy to do and isn’t messy. I like start off with one click and apply to teeth then the second click for the rest , instead of having a big glob of gel to begin with. The gel doesn’t have an unpleasant taste, you don’t need to rinse off, and no waiting. The gel consistency is a bit pasty , slightly minty, & is a little grainy ( like baking soda grainy). You know when you go to the dentist when they clean you teeth that’s what it reminds me of.
I like that the pen is designed to fit inside your toothbrush so no losing it. I recommend wiping the tip of the pen before putting it in the toothbrush.

No need to change your routine. For best results use 2 times a day. Change out brush every 3 months.

-> After the 3 days I did notice a slight difference. My teeth were already pretty white but this routine is good if you are noticing your teeth looking a little dull and would like to brighten them up. Its convenient, easy, & affordable.

Optic White before & after 3 days

Tide Pods + Febreeze

#TidePods #xovoxbox
I love laundry pods. They are so convenient, no measuring or mess.I had a huge jug that I bought a BJs a few years ago. My cat knocked it over and when I ran to see what happened , there was laundry detergent EVERYWHERE! It was such a pain to clean, thankfully I won’t have to worry about another incident happening like that with Tide Pods.
I received botanical rain.I love the floral scent of these pods, its not overpowering.
These pods are a detergent to deep clean, stain remover, brightener, & gives your clothes long lasting freshness in just one little pod. These dissolve in cold , warm, or hot water & work with colors as well as whites. You can use them in standard & HE washers. If you want clothes that smell like they’ve been hanging out to dry in a flower garden, you should check out Tide Pods+ Febreeze Botanical Garden.

Have you heard or tried any of these products?

* I received these products complimentary from Influenster. All opinions are my own.

My First VoxBox from Influenster

As you know I am on a few sights where I receive complimentary products and give my honest opinion about them.

I love it because I get to try out products for the most part I haven’t tried yet ( sometimes even new ones) and get to share with the world.

Here is what I’ve tried out so far from the VoxBox.

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So here is what was in my box.

BelVita breakfast biscuits. I had them with my green smooth and orange for breakfast. I also bought a pack and had it as a snack because I liked them so much.

There are 4 long biscuit/cookies in each pack. I had the cinnamon brown sugar which is really good but they also have blueberry, apple cinnamon, & chocolate. Great choices.

I’m always a fan of products I can put in my purse when I am on the go. When I am running around sometimes I need something to hold me over and give me enough energy until I have my next meal and these are perfect for that. Also good as a snack or if you are craving something sweet but don’t want to be bad and have candy.

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Next item I tried was the Dickinson’s Witch Hazel Oil Controlling Towelettes

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Check out my first Vine Video about the brand here:

Vine Video – Dickinson’s Witch Hazel Oil Controlling Towelettes

I put 2 packs in my purse immediately just in case I needed to use them while out. Good thing I did because a few days later I ended up staying at a friends place. It left my skin feeling soft, smooth, moisturized , & refreshed. The smell wasn’t so great but these are natural so I could put up the smell. I;ve used witch hazel in the past ( from a bottle) but I felt like it dried my skin out and these did not, I did look on the package and saw aloe was in these,which is great. Again another item I can throw in my purse when Im on the go. I will definitely buy these because they are convenient , easy to use, your skin feels refreshed. Especially with summer around the corner and being in NYC , these are perfect!

Next was the Colgate Optic White products ( Toothbrush, Mouthwash, & toothpaste)

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Colgate 360 Toothbrush: I love this toothbrush. It really does its job cleaning my teeth along with my gums, cheeks, & tongue. On the back part of the brush it has little “bumps” to clean your cheeks while brushing and to use on your tongue. There are plastic cups within the bristles , which are supposed to hold the toothpaste better and the bristles help polish and of course clean your teeth. It also has a nice handle and grip for control.

Colgate Optic White Toothpaste- Minty taste , says white teeth within one week. When I see things like that I always wonder if its true. I want to say I’m on day 3 of using this regimen and I can already see a difference. I can’t wait for the whole week ( or when I’m done with the whole tube/bottle)

Colgate Optic White Mouthwash- So the taste isn’t so great with this one. It tastes like peroxide or the product/gel on teeth whitening strips.

I do like how it foams up and I can see when I spit it out the mouthwash, its still working . Around my teeth in the cracks I see the foam ,sort of reminds me of teeth whitening strips without the strip. I believe that is the idea and I like it. I think thats why I can see results so fast because even though I spit it out, its still penetrating and whitening and cleaning.

Nectresse Sweetner

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I don’t use sweeteners so don’t have anything to compare this brand to.

I was sent a booklet that had some yummy recipes the pumpkin walnut pancakes looked delish but I’m in the middle of moving and couldn’t really make anything. I ended up giving the box to a friend for their coffee.

I did use a little in my yogurt dipping sauce for my black bean fritters instead of regular sugar. Tasted the same to me

Here is the recipe for the fritters : Black Bean Fritters

Vaseline Spray & Go Moisturizer

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Check out my vine video hereĀ  Vaseline Spray & Go Video

I was pretty excited when I saw this product in my box. I saw ads in magazines & commercials for it and was like wow I want to try that but I already bought my regular lotion. You spray on a light weight mist of lotion over your body , do a quick wipe , get dressed , and off you go.

The lotion absorbs quickly, its not greasy or sticky, & leaves skin soft and moisturized .

I also like the top nozzle twists to lock so when you are traveling you don’t have to worry about it leaking all over your clothes.

I was sent the Total Moisture , I liked that the scent wasn’t overpowering.

The only thing I would change is the price, I feel like its a bit much when I can get regular lotion for cheaper.

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I received these products complimentary from Influenster for testing purposes.