I love a good beauty box and I love a good subscription service. Put those two together and I’m in heaven. The good folks at Essence Beauty Box were kind enough to send me the Shine Like A Star box and it is perfect! It has products for all my favorite beauty categories including lashes! Let’s dig in.

What’s in the Essence Beauty Box

  • CoverFX Mattifying Primer with Anti-Acne Treatment
  • Miss Jessie’s Coily Custard
  • Dark & Lovely Soak It Up Oil Cocktail
  • Iman Luxury Lip Shimmer
  • Kiss Lashes
  • Colgate Optic White Toothpaste

OK, my favorites first!…

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