Last week we received a Bonus Box from Rakuten Marketing. The #RANBonusBox contained some trial products from memebox.com, a website that sells Korean Beauty, Skincare & Makeup products.

The products we had a chance to try:

  • a matte lipstick
  • a facial cream
  • a botanical mask

Check below for our reviews.

Memebox is a Korean company. They describe themselves as “a one-of-a-kind company where beauty meets tech”. According to their website they are the “the fastest growing beauty brand in the world” In their own words, “We’ve collaborated with your favorite YouTube celebs and beauty gurus to create products that you love, and our digital-first approach brings you the best web and mobile app shopping experiences around. We’re changing the face of the beauty industry, one smile at a time.” Click here to check out their website. And if you’re a blogger but you’re not already signed up with the Rakuten Affiliate Network, click here to join.

The Reviews…

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Monica wearing the ‘Pony Effect Stayfit Matte lip color from memebox.com

Pony Effect Stay Fit Matte Lip Color

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This is described as an ultra-pigmented lipstick that applies creamy and dries to a long-lasting matte finish that won’t overly dry out.

Number of days tried: 2

Hours worn: approximately 24

Pros: lipstick is indeed ultra pigmented. It does apply creamy and quickly dries to a matte finish. It is definitely long-lasting. So much so, you need lipstick remover or soap and water to get it off completely. It’s a matte lipstick so it does dry out, but as long as you don’t put on too much you don’t really notice in any insistent way.

Cons: If you happen to have lines in your lips it will settle into your lines and make your lips look very wrinkly.

Recommendation: If your lips don’t have a lot of fine lines this product is worth trying. If your lips do have a lot of fine lines you should probably avoid it. For that matter you should reconsider matte lipstick altogether unless it is specifically made for aging lips.

Bonvivant Botanical Pure Mask

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Monica trying out the bonvivant botanical facial mask

“This mask was interesting to use. The package was in Korean so I had no idea how to use it. I simply removed it from the package, put it on my face and kept it on until the mask began to dry out. It felt nice and cooling for a while. Of course after 1 use I can’t say it did anything in particular to my face. But I liked it well enough to want to try it again.”

Information about this mask from the memebox.com website:

The Bonvivant 100% Botanical Mask line boasts au naturale sheets crafted with 100% Eucalyptus-derived elements that gently adhere to the skin without any irritation. They’re enriched with a top-notch blend of oriental fruit extracts like Mulberry, Fig, Pomegranate, and Gingko Nut that naturally protect and revitalize skin. This refreshing line comes in 6 concentrated superfood essences, each with its own unique benefit that caters to specific skin concerns, so your skin is covered no matter what mood it’s in. The Adenosine + Acai sheet mask restores damaged, tired skin. Adenosine re-energizes, while Acai Extract delivers rich antioxidants to strengthen skin and protect it from toxins and environmental pollutants.

Nooni Deep Water Therapy Facial Cream

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According to the information on the card that was included in the Bonus Box, this product replenishes collagen. We are currently trying out the product. It’s of course too early to comment on whether or not the product does what it claims.

It’s always nice to be able to try new things . We thank memebox.com for giving us the opportunity to try their products. And we thank the guys at Rakuten Marketing for sending us the Bonus Box. If you’re a blogger and you don’t belong to the Rakuten Affiliate Network, go join!

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