When I tore into the box I couldn't help but feel a bit let down. A few of the items were repeats from the last mystery box. I mean it's not totally their fault because I'm the one who picked out the box; it's just that I thought they'd put different stuff in consecutive boxes to minimize the chances of repeats. It's as if they just had a whole bunch of extra from last month and decided to throw them into this one. This is only my second mystery box, so I don't know if this is a normal thing? Am I just being too nitpicky? But there were some things I like so it's not a total loss.
Glycolic Hand Scrub / Forget-Me-Not Seeds (Value: $23.00)
Lip Vernis - in Peony (Value: $18.00)
I love this lip gloss! It's a nude blush creme that's subtle with the perfect amount of shine. I've gone through sooo many tubes of gloss that were either too sticky or too dark/light. It also smells yummy, like vanilla. This one's a definite win for me.
Holy smokes this thing is expensive. The 0.6 oz full size goes for a non-Maven price of $28 in the Julep shop. But you only need a few drops at a time so even this foil should last at least a couple of uses. Not sure if I'd pay that much just for the sake of my skin since I don't feel like it's incredibly damaged, but I'll gladly give it a try and keep my eyes open for any magic.
|Spring Mystery Box nail polishes (L-R): Max, Yumi, Emerson, Josephine, Tatiana|
Max-It Girl - black and white speckled top coat
Yumi-Classic With A Twist - pink/silver/holographic glitter polish
Emerson-Classic With A Twist - powder blue with black speckles
Josephine-It Girl - deep teal gray (I think it looks more like a charcoal gray)
Tatiana-Boho Glam - golden burnt orange shimmer
For the most part I'm happy with the polishes in the Spring Mystery box. One of them (Tatiana) was another repeat from the Lucky Box, but I'll see if I can swap that for something else. I'm really excited to try out Max, Yumi, and Emerson because hello, Easter egg nails! It will probably take a while for me to warm up to the idea of wearing a dark color like Josephine, but I like charcoal gray and it matches the color of my truck so I'm game!
Mystery Box Add-On: Edith-Classic With A Twist (Value: $14.00)
Another one I can't wait to try. I picked up this add-on for $4.99. I love deals! Pinks are my favorite color polish to wear (ironic, since I normally don't like pink) and I like shimmery polishes. Edith is a cherry blossom pink shimmer. Score! Also, it was created in honor of the Edith Sanford Breast Cancer Foundation. Double score!
The Spring Mystery Box had a non-Maven value of $114.27, but I only paid about $30 including shipping (but not including the add-on). Sweet! Honestly, I'm both sad and happy about this box. Sad because I got three repeat items from the last mystery box, but happy because all the new stuff I got were freaking awesome! I guess it's more good than bad though because I can always swap the duplicate stuff. So yay!