Skip to main content

St. Ives Influenster VoxBox

Good news, I received another Influenster VoxBox!!
This was a Holiday campaign following New Years, and was sponsored by St. Ives.  Now as always, I did receive these products for reviewing purposes, but all opinions are completely my own!

Oatmeal Scrub and Mask
If you are used to their ever popular Apricot Scrub, this is quite a different experience.  Where the Apricot Scrub has large abrasive pieces, the Oatmeal Scrub has smaller and gentler pieces, but significantly more of them.  This also has a much thicker and stickier consistency, with a smell that is reminiscent of sunscreen.  The way I chose to use this was as a mask.  I applied a generous amount to my face, rubbing in circular motions, making sure it was fully scrubbed and evenly covered.  The bottle recommends letting it soak in for 5-7 minutes.  After the lime elapsed, I put some water on my fingers and rewet the mask, scrubbing in circular motions once again, and then rinsed!  This was the 6 oz bottle, which retails between $3.99 and $4.79.  It also comes in a larger 10 oz size, and of course comes in the Apricot Fresh Skin variation!

Refresh and Revive Body Lotion
This is a very summer-y smelling lotion!  It smells exactly like pears, but not in an overpowering way.  The first thing I noticed about this lotion, would be the way it dries.  Most lotion leaves a temporary sticky feel, but this soaks up instantly, leaving your skin feeling super soft, but not inhibiting dressing! This was a 21 oz bottle and retails for $4.99.  This also comes in an Oatmeal and Shea Butter Nourish and Soothe variation.

Even and Bright Body Wach
This product also has a very summer-y smell, but like grapefruit!  It claims to be an exfoliating product (hints the "Even and Bright"), but I'm not so sure about that.  The exfoliating pieces seemed to be few and number and extremely small in size.  So if you are looking for exfoliation, this is not your best bet.  But for just an everyday body wash, it has a very nice lather and is enjoyable!  This was a 24 oz bottle and retails for  $4.99.  It also comes in a smaller size (13.5 oz) for $2.99, and comes in the Oatmeal and Shea Butter Nourish and Soothe variation as well!

Overall I enjoyed all of the products.  It seems as if they are attempting to target two different seasons/skin types.  They have the fresh bright summer scent line that I received the body wash and lotion from, and the warmer winter scent line with moisturizing shea butter that I received the face scrub from.  Expanding your horizons beyond Apricot scrub, good job St. Ives!
(And as a side note, they contacted me on both Instagram and Twitter to ask if they could use this picture on their website!)


Popular posts from this blog

College Countdown: Dorm Tour

I think I finally got my side of my dorm to look how I want it to this year, and I am absolutely thrilled with it!

I chose the colors yellow and grey, which isn't what I'd usually pick, but I've been thrilled with the way it turned out!  I'm not going to mention where every little thing is from, if you want more information on that you can check out my Dorm HaulI posted earlier this week, but I will do my best to hit he highlights!
First I will start off with my desk area.  From right to left I keep my makeup in the drawers I DIYed, my makeup mirror from Amazon, my desk organizer filled with legitimate desk things, as well as more makeup and makeup brushes, my tea station with my chip mug and honey, my textbooks, and finally my sticky notes and Ray Bans!
The wall above my desk I turned into sort of a gallery wall!  It has been a process to get all of this up, because anything even semi heavy continues to fall down!  From top to bottom: I picked up the canvases at a bi…

My Petal Club

A new box!  And a PERIOD subscription box at that!  I love finding new boxes to try out, especially when they are this affordable!  This box is normally $6.99 per month, but if you use the discount code "SUMMER" on, this box will be only $3.50!  And let's be honest, one box of pads/tampons is usually more expensive than that, so why not give it a try??

So this box primarily consists of just the period products with very few extras.  This isn't one of the present, feel-good kind of boxes, it just provides you with the necessary products to get through the month, at an affordable price.
Step One The first thing you do on their website is choose the combination of products you will need.  Be warned, you aren't given as much of a selection if you order through Cratejoy like I did.  It worked totally fine and I still got the products I needed, but I like choice!  So I suggest going straight through their website.  You are going to get 30 products total…

SprezzaBox: September + Bonus Box!

You all may remember that I ordered a Sprezza box last year around this time of the year as a present for my boy.  If you want to see that box you can find it here!  I was amazed then, and then I ordered these and have been even more impressed!  These boxes are full of really nice quality products for men, and I love that there is a subscription company catering to the men in our lives and trying to make them dress better. When I ordered they were doing a promotion, which was the current box and a past box for $20.  I'm not sure if it is still active, but I used the code "BONUSBOX20" so you all can give it a shot!

The September box theme was "The Perry" with classic patterns, but heavier fabrics and darker colors for fall.

This box included: Bryt Dress Socks - $11.66FRESHeTech Earbuds - $29.95Peter Daniel Leather Bracelet - $10Sprezza Pocket Square - $18English Laundry Oxford Bleu Cologne - They said this small bottle was worth $20, but the full size 1.7 oz is …