Review: Vanity Trove (July)

This is my second personalised beauty box from Vanity Trove!

One thing that is really commendable about Vanity Trove is their super efficient delivery. I ordered the box on 22 July 2013 (Monday), and I received it two days later.

It really makes shopping for products so much easier.

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What’s inside the box?

1. Herborist Whitening and Revitalizing Mask
2. Phytomer Souffle Marin
3. Sampar Street A Peel
4. Simple Cleansing Facial WIpes
5. GO60 Spot Free! Treatment Masque
6. GabaNite All Natural Drink Relaxer
7. Essential Rich Premier Shampoo *additional*

Starting with my favourites:

Phytomer Souffle Marin – 3ml Sample
S$119 for full size 30ml at Guardian

It is a serum that delivers oxygen boost straight to applied areas of our skin. Formulated with marine extracts, this serum also protects skin from environmental pollution and free radical damage.

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This serum is very lightweight despite a creamy texture. It spreads easily across the face and upon application, I felt a slight tingling sensation.

I really love how my skin feels like the next morning when I wake up. My skin is smoother and  brighter looking.

Herborist Whitening and Revitalizing Mask – 30g Sample

S$26 for full size 100g at Watsons, Ngee Ann City
Available in 100g (S$26), 260g (S$39) and 500g (S$56)

This is a mask that contains pearl powder and 7 whitening herbs that helps to soften skin, evens skin tone, reduces dullness, and inhibits formation of melanin.

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The mask does not smell like Chinese herbs, but instead reminds me of the smell of baby powder. The mask has a creamy texture that does not dry out even after application for 20 minutes. After usage, the skin feels softer, smoother and more radiant.

GabaNite All Natural Drink Relaxer – Full size bottle
S$4.00 per bottle at Guardian, Watsons, 7-Eleven, Unity, Nishino, John Little and Essentials

This drink helps to relax and have a good sleep with its plant derived ingredients. It also contains the additional Gamma Amino Butyric Acid (GABA) and melatonin.

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I picked this up because I have problem sleeping at night. It really helped me to fall asleep in less than 30 minutes after drinking.

It is a berry flavoured drink and the taste is very sour. Additionally, I do not like the aftertaste as the taste is strange.

Simple Cleansing Facial Wipes – Full Size

It is a makeup remover wipes that contains no alcohol, oil and is ph balanced.

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I love the cleansing wipes as it is very gentle to my skin – it doesn’t sting or leave my skin tight. Additionally, it is able to remove most of my makeup with just one wipe.

GO60 Go Spot-Free! Treatment Masque
S$60 for 5 pieces at Esplanade Exchange, #B1-24

The spot-free treatment mask helps to balance excess sebum secretion with its ph balanced mask. It can be used to leave overnight on the skin or for 30 minutes.

However, I wouldn’t recommend to use it overnight, as the serum would dry out on the mask.

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Happy National Day to you and visit Vanity Trove’s website to subscribe now. The box is fully customisable at S$25 only!

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