I received my long awaited Superfood box today from Memebox. I was hoping for some SkinFood products and really interesting items!
What is Memebox?
“Memebox curates only the most trusted, best-loved Korean beauty products at everyday prices. An extremely competitive industry, Korean cosmetics are renowned for their unprecedented quality developed through cutting-edge technology. At the forefront of the industry, Memebox is determined to deliver the enchantment of discovery through effortless experiences, at prices you’ll never say no to. ….Order from Memebox only when you want to, as often as you want to. In addition to our box series, Memeshop carries full-sized products featured in previous Memeboxes, offering easy access to Korean cosmetic trends.” from us.memebox.com
I have a whole section in my blog, devoted to Memebox, so if you want to know more, check out the Memebox category. Superfood was shipped out on August 14th and I received it on August 29th.
Food for your soul? Nope! Food for your skin! Super Foods such as broccolis, tomatoes, blueberries and yada yada yada being great for health is old news! It’s now time to share a little of these nutrition rich super power foodies with your skin! This Super Food Box is packed with internationally renowned Super Food infused skin care products that provide a holsitic approach to healthy, glowing skin! Slather on these uber antioxidant rich foods to amp up your beauty and confidence!
Informational Card which should explain what I got and its value.
As these products are unknown to me and perhaps even to my readers, I am posting a description of the product under my thoughts for every product. Normally, I just do a snippet or if it is a product that doesn’t really need a description, I won’t post it. But for the purposes of my Memeboxes, I will make sure I find the appropriate description, usage and ingredient list if I can find it. The descriptions will be from the webpage that is linked to the product name. Not all of these products are sold in the Memebox Shop, so I had to look for them on various sites. I really had a hard time finding these products, by the way, so don’t be thrown off by the Korean websites that are linked here!
LadyKin Elmaju Broccoli Essense Toner I was hoping we would get some LadyKin products and we got two of them in this box. This essence is paraben free, helps whiten skin and contains anti-aging ingredients, such as broccoli (duh), blueberries, oranges. I am so excited to try out this product! This is a very watery toner and there is a unique way of dispensing the product ~ there is a little pump and disk that you press down on and the liquid emerges onto the disk! No broccoli scent here 🙂 Full Size 150 mL Value $14.00
Product Description: This Elmaju Broccoli Essence Toner contains 90% of broccoli extract that provides instant hydration to the skin. This product provides anti-inflammatory properties to soothe skin immediately while preventing future flare-ups and also calms skin after facial peels and skin procedures
How To Use: Apply to cleansed skin with a cotton pad
Ingredients: brassica oleracea italica (broccoli) extract (90%), niacinamide, glycerin, butylene glycol, sodium hyaluronate, 1.2-hexanedol, carbomer, sclerotium gum, disodium edta, allantoin, trithanolamine, Peg-60 hydrogenated castor oil, amber extract, citrus aurantium dulcis (orange) fruit extract, vaccinum angustifolium (blueberry) extrac, fragrance
What it looks like under the lid ~ see those little beads? Those are the vitamin capsules 🙂
The Skin House Aloe Soothing Vitamin Gel Another aloe vera product ~ but this one is specifically for the face!! Based on the description, this might be good as a sleeping pack for me and if it helps soothe any red, irritated areas due to acne, that will be a bonus. I wasn’t initially excited about this product, but now I am. It helps fade dark spots and discolorations as this product is KFDA Whitening certified. Full Size 50mL Value $19.00
Product Description: Containing aloe vera extracts, tomato extracts, and 6 kinds of vitamins, this Aloe Vitamin Gel soothes, moisturizes and protects dry and damaged skin, and also works to brighten up the complexion for clearer, healthier-looking skin. Plus the vitamin capsules are consisted of 100% vitamin C and facilitate skin renewal and brightening.
How To Use: Apply the gel generously over red, dry or irritated area on your face and massage it in until the vitamin capsules are all dissolved into the skin
Ingredients: niacinamide, aloe barbadensis leaf extract, solanum lycopersicum (tomato) fruit extract, paeonia lactiflora bark/sap extract lonicera japonica (honeysuckle) flower extract, vitamin C, vitamin B6, vitamin B2, vitamin B1, folic acid.
Vitamin toning gel capsules against the dullness of skin lightening unwanted pigmentation, freckles. Contains extracts of citrus fruits rich in vitamins and antioxidants that effectively fight free radicals, slow the aging process, improve skin regeneration. Vitamins A, C and E neutralize the negative impact on the environment. Tomato extract in Aloe VITAMIN Gel contains a complex of vitamins, antioxidants and minerals. The extract is rich in vitamins A and B, C, and E, as well there are a lot of beta carotene and fruit acids. Tomato extract is able to protect the body from the damaging skin effects of solar radiation. It also has anti-inflammatory and antibacterial properties. Aloe is known for its powerful regenerative properties, ie promotes rapid cell renewal. Expense of that vitamin complexes encapsulated in the gel, they reach the deeper layers of the skin, restoring a deep moisturizing it and saturating vitamins. Gel evens the complexion, increases collagen synthesis, enhances the protective function of the skin, has a powerful antioxidant effect. Strengthens brittle vessels, it is a great prevention and treatment of rosacea. Leaves no sticky film on the face. Contains no parabens, artificial colors or alcohol.
Secret Nature From Jeju Peeling Gel Jeju is a volcanic island off the coast of Korea and when I researching this product, I came across this press release, which describes how they wish to promote their native plants and resources for the beauty/cosmetic industry. This is a a peeling gel made from clay, natural cellulose and vegetable extracts and I am excited to try it out! Full Size 150mL Value $26.00
Here are some of the natural resources that Jeju Island offers:
I want to go to this island. That is all I have to say
Product Description: Made from volcanic clay, natural cellulose components and the pesticide-free jeju all from the Jeju Island, Secret Nature’s From Jeju Peeling Gel is 97% pure, raw and directly derived from nature. Its gentle, yet effective formula will exfoliate any excess dead skin cells and skin impurities, and work to purify and brighten up the overall complexion as well
How To Use: After cleansing, apply an adequate amount over your face, avoiding the eyes and mouth area. Gently massage onto the skin with your fingers and rinse off with warm water. Recommended to be used 1-2 times a week
1. Cellulose & volcanic clay takes care of old dead cells & skin waste effectively. It expedites skin turn over effect.
2. Jeju complex & vegetable extracts purify the tired & stressed skin by external environment.
3. It does not contain grain which can damage the skin and takes care of dead skin cells & pore with low stimulus.
LadyKin Phytoplan Broccoli Radiance Power Ampoule Ampoules, how I love thee…. These are super charged serums that deliver intense treatment to your skin. This is another LadyKin broccoli product. I loathe broccoli as a food item, but I do not mind putting it on my face! This contains 75% of broccoli water and also contains extracts of almonds, blueberries, bamboo leaf, autumn squash, orange, raspberry, hyaluronic acid, shea butter and more! You want to put this serum where your wrinkles and problem areas are the worst. This is chock full of great super food ingredients! This is another exciting product for me. This is a very thick, creamy ampoule product and no, it doesn’t smell like broccoli! Full Size 50mL Value $50.00
Product Description: This product has broccoli extract that detoxifies problematic skin and helps to reduce the appearance of fine lines and wrinkles, while turmeric extract helps to improve the skin radiance and tone
How to Use: Apply an appropriate amount and gently tap until absorbed.
Enriched ampoule greatly improves skin clarity and smooths lines and wrinkles with its complex blend of 18 different kinds of vegetable extracts. The mixture of superfoods, moisturizers and nutrient enriched extracts boosts skin health while promoting elasticity level and repairing skin damage. After cleansing and toning, spread a few drops of essence all over face and throat, tapping lightly for faster absorption.
- Has 18 kinds of vegetable extracts.
- Whitening and Anti-wrinkle dual functional essence.
- Broccoli Extract 75% – Containing not purified water but 75%of broccoli extract water, it helps to relieve the skin stress and provides vitamin, mineral, and moisture so that reduces itching from being dried.
- Contains 18 Kinds of Vegetable Extracts – It not only contains 5 kinds of superfood which are broccoli, Almond, Blueberry, autumn squash, and orange, but also has raspberry extract, Allantoin, Hyaluronic acid, Shea butter, etc in it, it helps the skin balance, resilience, and moisturizing. It also provides supple vitamin and nourishment, makes the skin vital and beautiful.
- Bamboo Leaf Extract – Containing Bamboo leaf extract, Korea patent registration No. 10-0639408, a cosmetic composition containing bamboo leaf extract that suppresses skin damage caused by UV and has a whitening effect.
- Dual Functional – Whitening and Anti-wrinkle effects.
- Containing Niacinamide and Adenosine, it is highly effective for Whitening and Anti-wrinkle.
- Free Mild Formula – Free paraben, Free synthetic pigment, free benzophenone, Free animal originated ingredient, Free mineral oil.
Pure Smile Strawberry Milk Essence Mask Look, I know that Pure Smile brand is just a filler, but I do love their masks ~ I have gotten their milk and chocolate in this line, and now it is strawberry time! This has milk protein as well as berry extracts, hyaluronic acid, vitamin E and collagen. Full size Value $1.00
Ingredients: Water, glycerin, PEG/PPG-17/6 copolymer, hyaluronic acid, hamamelis water, Fragaria vesca fruit extract, Glycyrrhizic acid 2 K, xanthan gum, purslane extract, Alpecin, milk protein extract, erythritol, hydrolyzed collagen, PEG-14M, EDTA-2Na, methylparaben, PEG-40 hydrogenated castor oil, peg-60 hydrogenated castor oil, allantoin, phenoxyethanol, fragrance, TOCOPHERYL ACETATE
e-Choice Red Ginseng Eye Wrinkle Solution Treatment I love ginseng products, so I am pleased to see this here. This has 33% of red ginseng extracts in it. And I cannot get enough of eye treatments. It is a big size for $6.00!! Full Size 30 mL Value $6.00
Product Description: In this Oriental medicine eye cream, 33% red ginseng extract and ginseng callus extract cultivate supple skin, while Boswellia serrata and Centella extracts protect skin from external irritants and cultivate healthy, wrinkle-free skin.
What is my verdict of this box? Despite the lack of any SkinFood products, I am TOTALLY jazzed about my Superfood box!! This is an excellent box, full of products I will use and I hope that this is a sign that Memebox will be starting up with their great boxes again ~ as some of the boxes I have gotten in the last few weeks have not been the best boxes all around. I am so pleased with this box and if Memebox does another Superfood box, I will purchase it.
I paid $23.00 + $6.99 in shipping, for a total of $29.99 ~ I am sure I had Memepoints and this box was much less ~ and received a MemeValue ** of $116.00. ** What is MemeValue? It is my term to describe the value that Memebox puts on the products, which can be very over inflated. You can usually find these products at a lesser cost, so I do suggest researching first if you wish to purchase them.
Did you get the Special #20 Superfood Box? What did you think of it and what is your favorite product? Please comment below and let me know!
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