I love Tea Tree. I have oily skin, and still am prone to blemishes in my old age….while I have to worry about wrinkles as well. Sigh. The curse of oily skin is acne and grease; the great thing about oily skin is that your skin will age slower. All of that natural hydrating oils and moisture, ya know 😉 Anyway, I had been waiting for a Tea Tree box from Memebox, as the Herbal Box, which stated it would have tea tree in it, failed on so many levels. So, finally, a box for us non-dehydrated skin types!
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Show blemished skin who’s boss with this Tea Tree Cosmetics Box! If you’re prone to blemishes, oily skin, and skin’s biggest nemesis, blackheads, this Tea Tree Cosmetics Box will surely save you from your troubled skin woes! Tea tree ingredients, known for their topical antiseptic and anti-fungal properties, are the “jack of all trades” when it comes to targeting and treating blemish-prone skin. It also reduces the oil and sebum secretion on skin for the look of healthy and radiant skin, minus the embarrassing shine! Get this box to regenerate damaged skin tissue and improve the skin’s healing process for the look of clearer, and brighter skin. Say bye-bye to shine and hello to flawless skin!
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!
Shara Shara Bee Tox Spot Cream Well, this is an unexpected surprise. I received this product in my Global 17…huh. Anyway, I do like and it does do the job, so I don’t mind having a backup on this one. This contains a medical complex made of bee venom extract, white willow extract, camellia oil and tea tree and you apply it on your acne to help suppress and reduce inflammation and speed up with healing time. The botanical extracts help soothe the skin and relieve pain. I’ve been using mine that I received in Global #17 and it does seem to keep the acne at bay. If you get this box and/or Global 17, check the expiration date. Mine on from both boxes are set to expire in 11/2015. Full Size 15 mL Value $18.00
Ingredients: water, melia azedirachta leaf extract, glycerin, stearyl alcohol, beeswax, hydrogenated polyisobutene, hyaluronic acid, beta-glucan, paraffin, PEG-100 stearate, glyceryl stearate, polysorbate 60, dimethicone, limanthes alba (meadowfoam) seed oil, betaine, emu oil, colloidal sulfer, cetearyl alcohol, microcrystalline wax, melaleuca alternifolia (tea tree) leaf oil, butyrospermum parkii (shea butter), sorbitan stearate, triethanolamine, carbomer, tocopheryl acetate, citrus paradisi (grapefruit) extract, phenoxyethanol, cetearyl glucoside, triclosan, fragrance, chiorphenesin, salix alba (White Willow) bark extract, disodium EDTA, BHT, butylene glycol, salicylic acid, sophora angusti folia root extract, bee venom (5ppm), propolis extract, rosmarinu sofficinalis (rosemary) leaf extract, anthemis nobilis (chamomile) flower extract, camellia japonica flower extract
DD’ell Tea Tree Moisture Sheet Mask This expensive mask contains tea tree extracts, tea tree oil, green tea extracts, deep ocean water, allantoin, and orange peel extracts. This is a fancy tea tree mask! Full Size 23g Value $7.00
Ingredients in Korean (if anyone can translate, please let me know in the comments section!)
Purederm Tea Tree Pore Freshner Toner I actually like Purederm products, aside from those huge wash off mask items. This product contains tea tree extracts, witch hazel, sage extracts, lemon balm and peppermint extracts for a cool and refreshing astringent that doesn’t strip your skin dry. Full Size 170 mL Value 24.00
Product description: Tea tree ingredient to soothe sensitive skin gives healthy skin care. Plant powder absorb and control sebum and oil.
Major ingredients: 90%% tea tree leaf extract, corn powder
Ingredients: Water, Alcohol Denat., Glycerin, Butylene Glycol, Glycereth-26, Dipotassium Glycyrrhizate, Allantoin, Sodium Hyaluronate, Hamamelis Virginiana (Witch Hazel) Water, Salvia Officinalis (Sage) Leaf Extract, Melissa Officinalis Leaf Extract, Arctium Majus Root Extract, Mentha Piperita (Peppermint) Leaf Extract, Juniperus Communis Fruit Extract, Viscum Album (Mistletoe) Extract, Saponaria Officinalis Root Extract, Hypericum Perforatum Extract, Camellia Japonica Flower Extract, Portulaca Oleracea Extract, Monarda Didyma Leaf Extract, Bambusa Vulgaris Water, Melaleuca Alternifolia (Tea Tree) Leaf Extract, Citrus Limon (Lemon) Fruit Extract, Simmondsia Chinensis (Jojoba) Seed Oil, Melaleuca Alternifolia (Tea Tree) Leaf Oil, Triclosan, Salicylic Acid, PEG-60 Hydrogenated Castor Oil, Disodium EDTA, Chlorphenesin, Caprylyl glycol, Ethylhexylglycerin, Tropolone, Phenoxyethanol
Tosowoong AC Control Soothing Lotion This lightweight gel lotion is supposed to help with oil and acne prone skin, while keeping the balance between moisture and oil. It is good in reducing redness and soothing the skin. The main ingredients are tea tree leaf water(65%), tea tree extracts (3%), rosemary and adenosine. This also has galactomyces ferment filtrates (fermented grains) and the same peptide that is in the sny-ake products that I received in the Elixir box. I have received several of Tosowoong’s products lately and I do like them a lot. This lotion does not smell like tea tree oil to me, which is a good thing for an all over facial lotion. Full Size 100 mL Value $19.00
Purederm Tea Tree Makeup Remover Cleansing Towelettes I use cleansing sheets all the time. My face sometimes just needs a quick refresher and wiping down with cleansing sheets helps remove the dirt, oil and gritty feeling that I get in a temperature controlled office. I also use them as a first step before cleansing my face at night. It doesn’t replace my actual cleansing products, but it is a quick way to remove lots of makeup first before rubbing any cleanser into my face. Full Size 30 sheets Value $7.00
Product Description: Purederm TEA TREE make-up remover cleansing towelettes are gently and effectively remove eye-liner, shadow, lipstick, blush and even waterproof mascara without skin irritation. These ultra- soft towelettes provide a complex blend of Tea Tree, Vitamin E, Green Tea and Aloe Vera to gently cleanse, tone and resurface skin texture. Use daily, our advanced pre-moistened formula works in seconds to leave you feeling smooth, fresh and moisturized- anytime, anywhere!
Ingredients: water (aqua), alcohol, glycerin, propylene glycol, olive oil, glycereth-8 esters, camellia sinensis (green tea) leaf extract, salvia officinalis (sage) leaf extract, lavandula angustifolia (lavender) flower extract, rosmarinus officinalis (rosemary) extract, chamomilla recutita (matricaria) flower extract, cymbopogon schoenanthus (West Indian lemon grass) extract, tocepheryl acetate, cocamidopropyl betaine, aloe barbadensis leaf juice, melaleuca alternifolia (tea tree) leaf extract, allantoin, disodium EDTA, methylparaben, methylchloroisothiazolinone, methylisothiazolinone, polyaminopropyl biguanide, fragrance
ProYou Tea Tree Oil Full Size 10 mL Value $24.00 Tea Tree Oil is a great product to have on hand. It can be used for many purposes:
- I do dilute it with witch hazel (a few drops of tea tree to 20-30 drops of witch hazel)
- Make a makeup remover with it – mix 1/4 cup of canola oil with 10 drops of tea tree
- DIY cuticle oil – 10 drops of tea tree and 10 drops of lavender oil, 2 tablespoons of olive oil
- Apply it directly to sores – one drop on a q-tip
- Apply it directly to toenail fungus
I found this DIY Foot Soak online (https://www.facebook.com/DiscoveringHerbalWellness/posts/1385076538381501) and I will have to try this out soon
- 1 tablespoon dried rosemary
- 1 tablespoon dried sage
- 1 tablespoon fresh ginger root, finely grated, or 1 teaspoon dried powered ginger
- 4 cups water, plus extra as needed
- 1 tablespoon baking soda
- 1 tablespoon Epsom salts
- 10 drops tea tree essential oil
- Small ice cubes or crushed ice
Place rosemary, sage, and ginger in a large saucepan with water. Bring to a boil. remove from heat, cover, and steep for 10 minutes then strain. Add baking soda, Epsom salts, and tea tree oil. Mix well. Pour into a foot spa or shallow basin big enough for both feet. Top with extra water and add ice. Soak feet for 15 minutes; pat dry. Follow with a dusting of fragrant foot powder
Despite the fact that this box was conspicuously missing products from the wonderful LJH line, I think this is a solid box. I know that many were so sure that this box would include LJH item(s), but I have learned a lot time ago with Memebox, that what sounds like a no-brainer (Skinfood’s Black Pomegranate line in the Pomegranate box = didn’t happen), doesn’t happen in MemeWorld. I am just happy that they actually kept to the Tea Tree theme and didn’t go off on some weird tangent. Tea Tree products, for the most part, are not sexy items. LJH’s packaging is really nice looking and sleek, but in my experience with tea tree oil products, they are the exception, not the rule. Having a box that looks really functional and useful with Tea Tree products is what I expected and Memebox did deliver on that promise.
I purchased this box for $23.00 + $6.99 in shipping, for a total of $29.99 The total MemeValue of this box is of $99.00.
Did you get the Memebox #63 Tea Tree Cosmetics? What did you think of it and what is your favorite product? If you have any Tea Tree skincare DIY, let me know in the comments 🙂
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