I had really wanted a tropical scented box for a while now, with coconut, papaya, mango and when Memebox offered Scentbox #5 Tropical Fruits, I was all over it ~ in fact, I purchased two of them! I also purchased the Floral and Sweet Shop for my nieces and I will be reviewing them as well before sending them their treats. They understand🙂
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“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. Memebox Scentbox #5 Tropical Fruits was shipped out on August 29th and I received it on September 6th.
Memebox Scentbox #5 Tropical Fruit
Has your booked-solid work and study schedule kept you from flying to your dream tropical beach getaway? Get a whiff of our fruity tropical beauty picks and visualize your way to white sands, swaying palm trees, and the refreshing tropical sea-breeze! Take a pick from fresh and light tropical fruit scented beauty goodies that are great for causal days under the sun, or from sweet, sensual and alluring fruity beauty treats that are perfect for a summer romance or a glamorous night out! Dive into this tropical fruit scented box for a fragrant and exotic escape! Comes with 3 full-size products.
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!
Konad Scented Nail Polish Of course, I get the pineapple, which is a pale yellow. In both of my boxes! lol I really would have liked the Lychee one, but it is not meant to be. Actually, on the Konad site, these nailpolishes are on sale for $2.45, so I picked up Lychee and Grapefruit! Does it smell like pineapple? I smell a faint fruity scent, but overall, I am smelling the nailpolish. 10mL Value $6.00 Randomly selected from Grapefruit, Kiwi, Lychee, Orange, Pineapple.
Konad Niju Mango Moisture Hand Cream I use hand cream like crazy and I love mango/tropical scents. This product is very hydrating and non-greasy. Smells great too! 60mL Value $6.00
Product Description: Enriched with organic argan oil, shea butter, olive oil and vitamin E, the Niju Mango Moisture Hand Cream does not only smell wonderfully sweet, but is also highly effective in soothing, moisturizing and alleviating various skin troubles
- Beeswax – Substance made by bees to build the walls of their honeycomb. It is a thickening agent that has some emollient properties.
- Shea Butter – Speed up metabolism of skin, prevent from loss of water.
- Olive Oil – Containing much unsaturated fatty acid, keep down creation of harmful cholesterol. Keep moist skin and have outstanding effect of anti-aging.
- Mango Extract – Keep bright skin tone and make vital skin.
LadyKin Twinklight Soft Foam Cleansing in Kiwi I like LadyKin’s products ~ I got a few in the past, most noticeably the broccoli items in the Superfood box, so I was pleased to see another LadyKin item in this box. Plus, it is KIWI!! I haven’t opened this up yet, as I have a few cleansers to go thru first before getting to this one. 100mL value $10.00
Product Description: This creamy, foaming, antioxidant-rich cleanser gently cleanses, nourishes, and hydrates. It deeply purifies and pampers skin, infusing delicate nourishment with natural fruit extracts. It thoroughly removes makeup with irritating the skin and also clears pores of excess sebum. This formula is full of youth-restoring antioxidants to strengthen skin, vitamin C to brighten, firm, soothe and nourish the skin.
How To Use: Massage one to two dollops onto damp face, then rinse with warm water.
Foaming facial cleanser sweeps away excess sebum and grime, while gently dissolving rough surface skin and impurities to reveal a fresh and radiant complexion. Nurturing cleanser contains an abundance of kiwi and pineapple extracts that nourish and condition, steeping skin in rich Vitamin C to help manage blackheads and refine pore size. Lather-rich formula is paraben- and mineral oil-free, making it safe to use on all skin types.
BOUTIQUE BEBE Coconut Pack This soap is for pore care as we know that Memebox is obsessed with pore care! This is a facial soap, made with coconut oil, galactomyces, snail extract and propolis. I am very happy that I have two of these. This soap does smell like coconut and it I am looking forward to using this on my face. 100g Value $20.00
Product Description: This Coconut Pack delivers healthy, refined skin texture and clarity. It exfoliates black head and helps to leave skin smoother simultaneously. While providing tighter skin texture and tighter pores, it provides a more youthful appearance and absorbs impurities.
How To Use: Wet skin and massage over face and eyes. Remove thoroughly with warm water, then rinse skin with cool water and pat dry
Eva’s Vitamin Body Wash Randomly selected from Papaya, Pomegranate, Orange, Lemon, Grape, Strawberry. Okay, not sure how grape, pomegranate and strawberry are tropical. I received in box Papaya (Vitamin A + C) in box 1 and Strawberry (Vitamin B + C) in box 2. I am pretty excited about shower gel! I use it daily so these will both be used. The Papaya doesn’t really smell like much, but the Strawberry does smell like strawberries. 200mL Value $6.00
More Information (Papaya)
Shower gel with vitamins contains a complex of vitamins A + C and amino acids, as well as nourishing papaya extract. Extract of papaya enhances the cleansing of the skin from dead cells, has a slight brightening and anti-aging effect. Niacinamide is the active ingredient for a powerful skin cell renewal. Nitsinamid helps to increase the amount of moisture in the skin, thus contributing to its deep moisturizing. It improves the elasticity of the skin, its barrier function, helps to remove age spots, improves skin tone and texture of the skin, making it more fresh. Panthenol helps to restore skin cells and tissue regeneration. Extract kidney beech forest stimulates cell regeneration, anti-inflammatory, healing effect. Exfoliate the horny layer of dead skin cells, regulates the hydro-lipid balance. Not contain alcohols, mineral oils, waxes, animal material. Has a thick, creamy texture. Does not contain alcohols, mineral oils, waxes, animal material.
More Information (Strawberry) not pictured
Shower Gel Vitamin Wash Strawberry with extracts of strawberry, aminokilotami, vitamins B and C, extracts of kidney beech forest, panthenol, niatsinamidom- gives the skin a smooth and retains moisture. Extract klubniki- rich source of vitamin C, taking an active part in the regeneration of the skin. In strawberries contain antioxidants, minerals (copper, zinc, etc.), fruit acids, which have a mild peeling effect. Niacinamide is the active ingredient for a powerful skin cell renewal. Nitsinamid helps to increase the amount of moisture in the skin, thus contributing to its deep moisturizing. It improves the elasticity of the skin, its barrier function, helps to remove age spots, improves skin tone and texture of the skin, making it more fresh. Panthenol helps to restore skin cells and tissue regeneration. Extract kidney beech forest stimulates cell regeneration, anti-inflammatory, healing effect. Exfoliate the horny layer of dead skin cells, regulates the hydro-lipid balance. Does not contain alcohols, mineral oils, waxes, animal material. Has a thick, creamy texture.
I love tropical and fruity scents, so this box was a major hit for me, even with the pale yellow nailpolish!! I think out of all of the 3 scentboxes that were released this time, Tropical Fruits was the best one.
I paid $15.00 + $6.99 in shipping, for a total of $21.99 ~ I am sure I had Memepoints and this box was much less ~ and received a MemeValue ** of $48.00. ** 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 Memebox Scentbox #5 Tropical Fruits? What did you think of it and what is your favorite product? Please comment below and let me know!
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