Unboxing: BLOOMBOX October 2017
I finally received my BLOOMBOX and it arrived really on their promised date. This is the first time that I availed a beauty subscription box here in Japan. I used to subscribe to a beauty subscription box in the Philippines and the thrill of not knowing what's inside the box makes me wanting for more.
What is BLOOMBOX?
BLOOMBOX is a monthly beauty subscription box that is available in Japan. A box would contain 5 sample sizes of beauty products and if you're lucky, there could be a full sized product.
This is what the box looks like and it is not as big as what it looks like on the picture. Measuring by my hand, the width is the same as the distance between the tip of my thumb to the tip of my baby finger pointed at opposite directions.
I subscribed for a monthly plan since I just wanted to try it first. The monthly plan costs 1,620 JPY (tax included). The 6-month plan costs 8,640 JPY (tax included). The 12-month plan costs 16,200 JPY (tax included),
The Weight of the Box
The box was really heavy and I thought that the box was really full of heavy stuffs but when I emptied the box, I learned that the box was a little heavy too so it added to the weight.
What are Inside?
I have no idea what where stuffed inside because this subscription box does not give spoilers so everything inside is a surprise. The only thing I knew is that the box can contain cosmetics, skin cares, and other stuffs related to beauty.
As soon as I opened the box, the fragrance burst out. It was really good and made my excitement go wild. The theme of the box is for the autumn season but it smelt like spring.
Moist & Damage Repair
I actually tried this one before and this hair mask really works even on first try.
PRICE ♥ It costs 972 JPY (tax included) on Cosme and ships worldwide.
SMELL ♥ It smells very similar to a hair product I used before but I couldn't remember what was it. This really smells good.
TEXTURE ♥ The texture is quite thicker than a normal hair conditioner.
PRODUCT DESCRIPTION ♥ Repair damage to the core, delivering moisture deep down. Reverse even extreme dryness and brittleness in an instant, and enjoy heavenly shine.
EFFECT ♥ I already tried this before and I tried it again for this review. It still did the same wonderful thing as it did before. In just one use, my annoying hair became smooth and moisturized. This is like magic.
HOW I USED ♥ After shampoo and conditioner, I applied the hair mask and leave it for more than 10 minutes and then rinsed with water. Based on my personal experience, it is not good to rinse a hair mask with hot water.
AMOUNT ♥ I got the full size and it contains 220 grams.
INGREDIENTS ♥ Developed by mixing raw collagens with 5 different butters and 6 different oils.
84 different types of moisturising ingredients including collagen, hyaluronic acid and ceramide. No synthetic dyes, no petroleum oil, sulfate-free, with no sodium lauryl sulfate.
THOUGHTS ♥ I really love this hair mask, even their other products. It is quite costly but worth the price.
18-in-1 Hemp Cherry Blossom
PRICE ♥ I got a sample size and the small size of this costs 1,188 JPY (tax included) on saharaonline.
SMELL ♥ The smell is really faint but when I tried it, it was similar to a chewing gum or candy that has a cherry flavor.
PRODUCT DESCRIPTION ♥ Sweet spring is in the air with our Cherry Blossom Pure-Castile Liquid Soap. Dr. Bronner’s soap is concentrated, biodegradable, versatile and effective. Made with organic and certified fair trade ingredients, packaged in a 100% post-consumer recycled bottle. All-One!
EFFECT ♥ I can't see the effect for this is very mild. I can use it almost in any part of my body. This will be good for sensitive skin since it has natural ingredients.
HOW I USED ♥ I used it as a bubble bath. I only used about 2 tablespoons of the product but it was enough. There is a mild smell that is very relaxing.
AMOUNT ♥ I got a sample size that contains 59mL.
INGREDIENTS ♥ Water, Organic Coconut Oil*, Potassium Hydroxide**, Organic Palm Kernel Oil*, Organic Olive Oil*, Natural Cherry Blossom Fragrance, Organic Hemp Oil, Organic Jojoba Oil, Citric Acid, Tocopherol
THOUGHTS ♥ This is good for those who have sensitive skin like me. It is also good for those who don't want to use many products for their whole body because you can almost use this on every part of your body.
Savon Doux Vegetal
ait d' Amande
PRICE ♥ I got a sample size but the full size of this costs 1,728 JPY (tax included) on their Japanese site. It costs 8.25 USD on their main website.
SMELL ♥ This is what I smelt when I opened the box. The smell was so good and very addictive. It attracted me to go to the bath immediately.
PRODUCT DESCRIPTION ♥ As soft and soothing as fresh-steeped almond milk, this delicate floral and nut aroma blends milk, almond and coconut, with white flowers, warm woods and musk.
EFFECT ♥ I love the roughness of the soap. It is a perfect scrub for my back. Several hours later, the smell still lingers.
HOW I USED ♥ I used it as a scrub on my back.
AMOUNT ♥ I got a sample size that contains 50grams.
INGREDIENTS ♥ Contains organic shea butter and the highest quality oils of olive palm or coconut
THOUGHTS ♥ The soap hurts when you use this directly so I recommend to use this with a body sponge. But it was good to use directly on the back.
Crema de Mano
PRICE ♥ The 60mL of this costs 1,620 JPY (tax included) on their Japanese website. It is also available in 40mL size which costs 8 USD on their main website.
SMELL ♥ Really smells like grapefruit and cucumber. Smells like the lotion I have before which is also cucumber. It was very seductive.
PRODUCT DESCRIPTION ♥ Inspired by the Mediterranean seductress, Cleopatra captivates the senses. Used in the famous Queen’s beauty rituals, the watery cucumber and sweet grapefruit leave a sweet, clean scent.
AMOUNT ♥ I got a sample size that contains 10mL.
INGREDIENTS ♥ Enriched with natural extracts from coconut oil, shea butter, and aloe, this moisturizing, quick-absorbing hand cream will leave your skin feeling soft and silky.
THOUGHTS ♥ I am not a fan of hand creams but I love the scent of this.
Whitening Facial Mask
Whitening Essence Ex
PRODUCT DESCRIPTION ♥ (Facial Mask) This concentrated whitening sheet mask delivers brightness, elasticity, and moisture to the skin. With a multi-functional micro fiber sheet that rests gently on your skin, the rich, moisturizing essence is delivered deep down into the skin. With a formula suitable for sensitive skin. (Essence) A whitening beauty serum born from pharmaceutical company blemish care research. Tones the skin, keeps it moist and leads to fresh skin overflowing with translucence. Curbs the production of melanin, preventing freckles and blemishes.
INGREDIENTS ♥ [Active Ingredients] tranexamic acid, [Other Ingredients] water, mulberry extract, calcium pantetheine sulfonate, achillea millefolium extract, trehalosesodium sulfate, polyphosphorylcholine glycol acrylate liquid, stearic acid, cetanol, BG, sorbitan stearate, dimethicone, PEG stearate, squalane, behenyl alcohol, glycerol trioctanoate, C10-18 triglycerides, ethanol, phenoxy ethanol, methylparaben, propylparaben.
THOUGHTS ♥ I couldn't comment about this because I just used all of this once. All I can say is that, it is gentle to the skin.
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