Tuesday, May 16, 2017

May 2017 - Boxycharm Unboxing and Review!

Boxycharm is a beauty subscription box for $21.00 a month + $5.00 shipping to Canada (shipping is free to the U.S.) Boxycharm sends 4 to 5 full size and luxury size beauty items. 

This subscription focuses heavily on make-up items - so that is something to keep in mind! (I personally love all the makeup though and they have sent full size palettes in the past!) While it is a little pricier than the inexpensive beauty boxes, the majority of the products are full size! 

Every subscriber generally receives the same products, but their is usually 1 or 2 items that have a few variations, so our boxes may not be identical! 

Here is a look at my May Boxycharm:

May 2017 - Boxycharm Unboxing and Review!

This month's theme is "Makeup Is Art" and Boxycharm always includes a detailed product card explaining the items that were included in each month's subscription. 

Here is a look at the products I received:

Highlight & Contour Palette by IBY Beauty ~ $40.00. Sculpt, define, and illuminate your features with the Highlight and Contour Palette. Chic and portable, this pro-approved kit comes in 6 versatile shades.

I have said it before here, contouring is probably the one makeup-y thing that I just don't do that much, so I don't have a lot of contour products. These shades are good for my skintone, so if I'm going to use any powder product to contour, I should use this. While this isn't something I will use super often, I will try this out! 

Crown Brush - Crown Pro CB01 Large Round Buffer Brush ~ $24.99. Use the Crown x Boxy Charm Contour Paddle Brush to apply a flawless application of foundation for a completely seamless, airbrushed finish. The perfectly sized brush head makes foundation applications quick and easy, and the expertly rounded shape helps get into all of those hard-to-reach areas of the face. To use, put a few drops of product onto the bristles and gently buff into your skin. Repeat until desired coverage level is achieved.

I have really wanted to try this whole paddle brush trend so I am excited to this brush out! This is the 3rd Crown Brush that I have received in Boxycharm - which is fine, I do like their brushes so I won't complain (just noting that tend to use a lot of the same brands). 

The BrowGal - The Convertible Brow "02 Brown Hair" ~ $35.00. The Convertible Brow is a powder/pomade duo that acts as a powder when used dry and a pomade when used wet to fill in and apply color and definition to the brows. Each compact has a warm, neutral, and ash tone to allow you to mix your perfect, custom color. If used wet, the palette will revert back to powder consistency, ensuring the product does not dry out. Use both powder and pomade on same brow to create the 3D Brow!

I am happy that I got the medium shade - these will work great for me! I love the sound of this product and really hope it works well! Love the idea that it can be used wet or dry for a different effect from the same product. I generally use a pencil, but I am always willing to try new brow products! 

The BrowGal - Brow Brush ~ $14.00. With Spoolie & Angled brush. The BrowGal full size, double ended brow brush. Designed by PRO Tonya Crooks to still allow for precision, hair like strokes while filling in the brows.

It might be a little much to have 2 brushes in one box, but I think this was a good product to include along with the brow kit. This is a good brush and I actually could use a new brow brush so this is good for me! 

Temptu x Boxycharm - Liquid Glow Hand Applied Highlighter ~ $24.00. TEMPTU Pro Artists teamed up with Boxy Charm to create this high-impact, hand-applied liquid highlighter in shade Cosmos, a rose gold hue.

This is a multi-use product - you can apply under or over your foundation, mix with your foundation for an all over glow, or apply to the high points of your face as a highlighter. This is pretty big for a liquid highlighter and I have used a Temptu liquid highlighter before and liked it. I like that this can be used a variety of ways! 

Boxycharm came with 5 full sized items and a value of $137.99. I really like that this came with 2 items created for Boxycharm subscribers - the brush and the highlighter. The value of Boxycharm is always high-valued and this box had a good mix of products. I like that this is really heavy in makeup products and I will use everything this month! I'm really excited to try the paddle brush, brow products and highlighter and will try my best and use the contour palette. 

You can check out my past Boxycharm review hereWhat did you think of the May Boxycharm?


  1. I live in Croatia so I'm a little jealous when I see unboxing posts or videos! This month's box is just wow!! I especially love that brush & liquid highlighter :) If I could I would buy this subscription

    1. Hopefully something similar ships to Croatia - its even hard to get these in Canada!