Unboxing Target Beauty Box Spring 2015 edition

The other week, Target released their Spring 2015 beauty box, which I announced on my Facebook page, and I just received it today.  Target has no known schedule for their beauty boxes and they always sell out quickly.  For $5.00, it is one of the best deals out there.  I also use ebates.com, so even though I get charged tax, using ebates.com will refund that money back to me.

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Maybelline Color Elixir by Color Sensational Lip Color in Rose Redefined This is a such a pretty sheer rose color (Starlooks, see universal shade here) and I will get use out of this.  It isn’t sticky or gloppy, but I do dislike the “angora” brush.  Just a nice lip gloss to have on hand.  Full Size Value $5.49

Description: Experience saturated lip color, sensuous balm care and polished lip shine from Maybelline New York Color Elixir by Color Sensational. The exclusive smoothing angora brush delivers a polished, even application and smoothing sensation to lips. The balm infused formula, with pure color pigments, leaves lips feeling cushiony soft. Rich, saturated color. Smoothing angora brush delivers a polished, even application. Balm infused formula

L’Oréal Paris Infallible Pro-Spray & Set  I rarely use a spray to set my makeup, but this product has gotten some rave reviews, so what the hay…I will try it out. In the summer time, my makeup does seem to just melt off my face, so this might help.  This is also full sized at 3.4 oz Value $13.99

Description: Keep your makeup looking fresh hours after application: no melting, fading or touch-ups necessary. This non-comodegenic makeup extender setting spray locks in your total makeup look, Face, Eyes, and Lips, preventing color from smudging or settling into fine lines for all-day staying power.  Lightweight, barely there feel.  Dermatologist tested

Directions: Shake well. Hold 8”-10” away, close eyes and spray 4 to 6 times in an X & T motion. Avoid spraying in eyes.


Neutrogena Hydro Boost Gel Cream for Extra-Dry Skin  The only product I won’t use in the box, as it is for extra dry skin.  Thankfully, it is a tiny sample!  Sample Size .25 oz Value $2.65

Description: Neutrogena Hydro Boost Gel-Cream for extra-dry skin, a fragrance-free, lightweight gel-cream that instantly quenches and continuously hydrates skin. Formulated with hyaluronic acid, it boosts hydration and locks it in so skin stays hydrated, smooth and supple day after day. Applies effortlessly, absorbing quickly into skin without leaving behind an oily or greasy feel. Hydro Boost hydrates skin through an approach of replenishing water and fortifying strengthening skin’s moisture barrier, leveraging two key ingredients:  Purified Hyaluronic Acid:: Naturally found in skin, it delivers pure boost of hydration. It acts like a sponge for dry skin cells, absorbing up to 1000 times its weight in water and releases water back into skin, keeping skin hydrated and supple throughout the day.  Olive Extract:: Known for its moisturizing and nutrient rich qualities, it is a complex combination for fatty acids, which is similar to skin’s natural moisture shield. In this formula, it helps strengthen the skin’s moisture barrier, helping protect the skin from excessive moisture loss. It also helps leave skin feeling soft and smooth without tackiness

Ingredients: Water, Dimethicone, Glycerin, Cetearyl Olivate, Polyacrylamide, Sorbitan Olivate, Phenoxyethanol, Dimethicone/Vinyl Dimethicone Crosspolymer, Synthetic Beeswax,  C13-14 Isoparaffin, Dimethiconol, Dimethicone Crosspolymer, Chlorphenesin, Laureth-7, Carbomer, Sodium Hyaluronate, Ethylhexylglycerin, C12-14 Pareth-12, Sodium Hydroxide  cosDNA.com analysis

SheaMoisture Superfruit Complex 10-in-1 Renewal System Shampoo  This is an anti-oxidant rich shampoo that is sulfate free, no parabens, no phthalates, no paraffin, no mineral oil, no DEA, no synthetic fragrance or color, has anti-aging benefits (come on – it’s HAIR – dead cells and all of that..pffft), color protection, hydration, anti-stress, softness, rejuvenation and brings you coffee in the morning.  Sorry, but when a shampoo company tells me that it has anti-aging benefits for your hair, I do snort a bit.  That said, this has some nice ingredients in it, with acai, guava, goji extracts and marula oil.  I do like that SheaMoisture does no animal testing.  This is a nice travel size 3.2 oz Value $2.70

Description: Our Superfruit Complex helps nourish the scalp while Marula Oil and Biotin combine in a moisture-rich formulation to support hair’s elasticity. Hair looks vibrant and lustrous. • Made with natural and certified organic ingredients.  Superfruit Complex is a blend of Red Raspberry Ketone, Goji, Acai and Guava Extracts rich in anti-aging antioxidants.   Marula Oil contains natural plant peptides that help support hair’s elasticity.   Biotin nourishes individual strands for thicker, stronger hair.

Ingredients: Water, Decyl Glucoside, Sodium Lauroyl Lactylate, Glycol Stearate, Guar Hydroxypropyltrimonium, Chloride, Panthenol, Biotin, Butyrospermum Parkii (Shea) Butter (Certified Organic Ingredient), Fragrance (Essential Oil Blend), Sclerocarya Birrea Seed Oil, Aloe Barbadensis Leaf Juice, Rubus Idgeus (Raspberry) Fruit Extract, Lycium Barbarum Fruit Extract, Euterpe Oleracea Fruit Extract, Psidium Guajava Fruit Extract, Hydrolyzed Rice Protein, Stearamide AMP, Glycerin (Vegetable), Caprylhydroxamic Acid, Caprylyl Glycol, Citric Acid, Sodium Citrate, Ipomoea Batatas Extract, Cinnamidopropyltrimonium Chloride  cosDNA.com analysis

TRESemmé TRES Two Extra Hold Hairspray  TRESemmé has been around for 6,000 years and you can find it just about anywhere.  I love hairspray ~ my fine, straight hair needs to pump up the volume, so this is a nice purse sized hairspray for those days where I need to touch up.   Plus this is EXTRA HOLD.  I live for extra hold hairspray!  Deluxe Size 1.5 oz  Value $1.47

Description: This Product will hold your style and make you feel in control of your hair all day long.  Has 24 hour humidity resistance to defend against frizz and fly-aways.  Its water-free formula will give your hair the perfect amount of hold without the stickiness for that just-left-the-salon look.

Ingredients: Alcohol Denat., Hydrofluorocarbon 152A, VA/Crotonates/Vinyl Neodecanoate Copolymer, Octylacrylamide/Acrylates/ Butylaminoethyl Methacrylate Copolymer, Aminomethyl Propanol, Dimethyl Stearamine, Fragrance, Linalool, Limonene, Butylphenyl Methylpropional, Amyl Cinnamal, Hexyl Cinnamal, Citronellol, Geraniol

Also, I got a $3.00 coupon good at either Target or Target.com on a $15.00 beauty purchase and a 20% coupon for any purchase at Dermstore.com.  Now, I rarely use coupons, but I do love my TarJay and will use this coupon.  I paid a princely sum of $5.00 on this box and received a queenly value of $26.30.  High Fives!  No wonder these boxes are so popular!

Did you get the Spring 2015 Edition Beauty Box from Target?  What did you think of it?  What was your favorite item?


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