Saturday, 4 May 2013

APRIL BLACK BOX - Free Beauty Sample Box

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Hello Loves!  I am uber excited and I just can't hide it.  The TA-Q-BIN hunk showed up with my Black Box! Awww... always feels like it's my Birthday everytime the TA-Q-BIN hunk comes with gifts.  Alright, this is April Black Box and my second box from them.  In case you don't know, Black Box is a Free Unisex Subscription Box in Singapore.  You can expect at least five exciting gifts in the box that are sealed and hand-delivered to you at your doorstep, completely Free of Charge.  Say whaaat? Yeap, it's completely free but only valid for Singapore address.  Sounds Awesome?  Wanna get involved with the Black Box?  Okay, Let's dive into this mysterious and sleek Black Box, shall we?


INSIDE THE BLACK BOX
 Inside the box, you'll find a postcard that describes the products, list full sized retail price and where to buy full sized products of the samples you love.

THE MAKEUP BAG


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All vouchers neatly arranged inside a transparent makeup bag with a slider closure and adorned with Black Box's logo.

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This is what the transparent makeup bag looks like when its empty.

THE VOUCHERS


Alrighty, let's talk about the vouchers, let's see what I got for the month of April.
  1. Qoo10 Singapore's No.1 Shopping Website - Enjoy Discounts up to 90% off.
  2. Milk @ 7 Eleven - 50 cents off with any purchase.
  3. Body Contours - Alissi Diamond Face Spa @ $18 + Early Bird Offer (Receive a Limited Edition Crystal Necklace - made with Swarovski Elements worth $39) while stock last.
  4. Zalora - 15% off storewide / $5 off
  5. Orion Crystal Jewellery - 50% off storewide
  6. Revive Wellness - Snowflake Underarm Permanent Hair Removal with whitening effect @ $12 for 1st trial T&C apply) / $50 cash voucher *Applies to signature treatments and packages (Signature treatments - Princess Brazilian Waxing, Award winning MLD Massage, MLD Facial & 3D pain relief with Meridian Therapy)
  7. Sold.sg - Free tokens with token pack purchase (Token packs starting from SGD $18.75)
  8. The Ark - Sign up to enjoy up to 50% discount on booking.
THE PRODUCTS
    L'Oreal REVITALIFT L.A.S.E.R X3 Renewing Anti-Aging Serum

    From Product Packaging -
    Description : L'OREAL laboratories bring a scientific breakthrough that compares itself to the efficacy of intense pulsed light (I.P.L). With 3% highly concentrated Pro-xylane and other active ingredient, NEW Revitalift Laser X3 delivers triple action for dramatic skin transformation.
    +Correct Wrinkles, +Refine Pores, +Replump Skin. Find out more from : www.RevitaliftLaser.com.sg
    Usage : Use daily in the morning and evening on cleansed face & neck.  For best result, use after L'OREAL Paris YOUTH CODE BOOSTING ESSENCE.

    BLACK BOX'S Postcard -
    Description : Read above-mentioned.
    Where to Buy : L'Oreal Paris counters in BHG, Guardian, John Little, Metro, OG, Robinsons, SASA & Watsons.
    Price : $49.90 (30g)

    My Honest Opinion
    It has a light fragrance scent. The consistency is light & non sticky. This product penetrates quickly into the skin.  
    L'Oreal REVITALIFT L.A.S.E.R X3 New Skin Anti-Aging Cream

    From Product Packaging -
    Description : L'OREAL laboratories bring a scientific breakthrough that compares itself to the efficacy of intense pulsed light (I.P.L). With 3% highly concentrated Pro-xylane and other active ingredient, NEW Revitalift Laser X3 delivers triple action for dramatic skin transformation.
    +Correct Wrinkles, +Refine Pores, +Replump Skin. Find out more from : www.RevitaliftLaser.com.sg
    Usage : Use serum followed by cream daily in the morning and evening on cleansed face & neck.  For best result, use after L'OREAL Paris YOUTH CODE BOOSTING ESSENCE.

    BLACK BOX'S Postcard -
    Description : Read above-mentioned.
    Where to Buy : L'Oreal Paris counters in BHG, Guardian, John Little, Metro, OG, Robinsons, SASA & Watsons.
    Price : $39.90 (50g)

    My Honest Opinion
    The consistency is light, creamy and non sticky with a light fragrance scent. This product penetrates quickly into the skin.

    Zappy Baby Wipes

    From Product Packaging -
    Description : With Organic Chamomile extract.  Ultra soft & kind to delicate skin. 
    Usage : Open from front resealable label.  Pull from first wipe.  Reseal immediately after use to prevent drying.

    BLACK BOX'S Postcard -
    Description : Read above-mentioned
    Where to Buy : NTUC Fairprice, Unity Healthcare, Cold Storage, Giant Hypermarkets, Mustafa, Mediya, Retail Pharmacies in hospitals, etc.
    Price : $3.95 for 3 pkts (30 sheets). Buy 3 Get 1 Free for $11.85 (80 sheets).

    My Honest Opinion 
    Baby wipes can be used to remove makeup. Zappy baby wipes are formulated to be gentle enough on skin. Organic Chamomile Extract contains essential oil compounds and flavanoid which are known for skin-soothing benefits. My skin does not feel tight after using it on my face, shown no irritation.  I will repurchase it when my current one runs out.

    Vanish Pink Powder Sachet

    From Product Packaging -
    Description : Just add Vanish Power 02 to remove stubborn stains!  It works on all types of stains, from the ones you can clearly see to those tiny ones you might miss before you wash.  Ideal for Multi stains and fabrics, at multi temperatures.

    Usage :
    In wash
    • Add one pack together with your normal detergent into washing machine.
    Soaking
    • Fully dissolve this pack (30g) in 4L WARM WATER (40 degree Celsius MAX).  Colors: 1 hr MAX.  Whites: 6 hrs max.  After soaking, wash as usual or rinse thoroughly.

    Pre-Treating     
    • Fully dissolve this pack (30g) in 200ml HOT WATER (50 degree Celsius MAX).  Stir fast into a thick cream.  Apply directly onto stained area - leave for 5 mins max, then wash as usual or rinse thoroughly. 
    BLACK BOX'S Postcard -
    Description : Read above-mentioned.
    Where to Buy : FairPrice, Sheng Siong, Cold Storage, Giant Stores.
    Price : Vanish Pink Powder - $9.00 (500g), $14.35 - (900g), Vanish Pink Liquid - $5.70 (1L), Vanish Pink Gel - $9.90 (1L).

    My Honest Opinion
    It's just like your regular stain remover.  So far so good.


    About Belif
    belif is a true herbal cosmetic brand delivers superb 'true quality' and 'true value' by upholding the 150-year-old herbal processing method and philosophy of a British herbalist.  belif offers smart consumers a true herbal cosmetic brand that is formulated with superior ingredients and offers efficacy in the safest and most honest way possible.

    5 Promises of belif
    True Ingredients / True Formula / True Safety / True Benefit /True Timelessness

    *Dermatologically tested.  Do not contain mineral oil, synthetic (fragrances, colour, preservatives) and animal derived ingredients. 

    Belif Survey Card
    To complete the survey form and drop it in their Belif stores to enjoy $5 OFF (valid with $60 nett purchase).  Promotion ends 30 June 2013. 

    Belif UV Protector Daily Sunscreen Gel


    From Product Packaging -
    Description : SPF 30, PA ++ & Dermatologically tested. *With Noni, Napiers original formula.

    BLACK BOX'S Postcard -
    Description : Read above-mentioned.
    Usage : At the last step of skin care and at least 30 minutes before going out, apply an appropriate amount and spread it firmly. 
    Where to Buy : Junction 8 #01-288, Suntec City #02-339 (Opening in June), Plaza Singapura (New Wing), #01-61, Wisma Atria #B1-64.
    Price : $41 (30ml)

    My Honest Opinion
    It's light, fresh and non sticky sunscreen.  I'm blessed with uber oily skin, and I find it okay on my skin. Not greasy.
    Belif Creamy Cleansing Foam Moist

    From Product Packaging -
    Description : For normal and dry skin. Skin conditioning agent -34%, Natural origin cleansing agent -32%, Humectant -20% & Dermatologically tested. * With Wormwood, Soapwort, Sweet Flag, Napiers original formula. The numbers represent "added amount".

    BLACK BOX'S Postcard -
    Description : Read above-mentioned.
    Where to Buy : Junction 8 #01-288, Suntec City #02-339 (Opening in June), Plaza Singapura (New Wing), #01-61, Wisma Atria #B1-64.
    Price : $33 (160ml)

    My Honest Opinion
    Yes, this product is for normal and dry skin and my skin is oily, but I still go ahead and tried it out.  Hmmm.... very fine creamy texture and my skin doesn't feel tight after using the cleanser.

    Belif First Aid 360 Eye Care Mask

    From Product Packaging -
    Description : Dermatologically tested. *With Mimosa, Napiers formula DTX, Napiers formula DC, Napiers original formula.

    BLACK BOX'S Postcard -
    Description : Read above-mentioned.
    Where to Buy : Junction 8 #01-288, Suntec City #02-339 (Opening in June), Plaza Singapura (New Wing), #01-61, Wisma Atria #B1-64.
    Price : $39 (25ml)

    My Honest Opinion
    This product has a cooling effect which treats overworked eyes to a soothing sensation.  I will repurchase when my current one runs out.

    Belif The True Cream - Aqua Bomb

    From Product Packaging -
    Description : Replenished water content -18% & Dermatologically tested. *With Napiers aqua formula, Napiers original formula.

    BLACK BOX'S Postcard -
    Description : Read above-mentioned.
    Where to Buy : Junction 8 #01-288, Suntec City #02-339 (Opening in June), Plaza Singapura (New Wing), #01-61, Wisma Atria #B1-64.
    Price : $54 (50ml).

    My Honest Opinion
    Lightweight texture and non sticky.

    Nature Valley Oats 'n' Honey

    BLACK BOX'S Postcard -
    Description : Real honey combined with rolled oats to produce a sweet, wholesome snack.
    Where to Buy : Available islandwide at all major retailers - NTUC Fairprice, Cold Storage, Giant, 7-11, Cheers, Shell, SPC, Caltex.
    Price : $6.30 (box of 6 pouches x 2 bars per pouch).

    My Honest Opinion
    Oh yes!  I love this baby. Read my comment here.

    Bioflora Collabee

    From Product Packaging -
    Description : Maximise your nighttime skin nourishment and increase luminosity with a bottle of CollaBee before bedtime.  CollaBee helps you to achieve and maintain well hydrated and luminous skin.  With regular consumption, it also encourages adequate collagen production.  Active ingredients of pure Manuka Honey and concentrated Royal Jelly are added to 10,000mg of premium fish collagen to maximise absorption and enhance deep skin nourishment during sleep.  Other skin-loving ingredients include: Vitamin C, Ceramide, Hyaluronic Acid.

    A bottle of Bioflora CollaBee taken before bedtime will help to rebuild your skin, normalise your immune system, improve bone and joint health, hydrate tissues and promote healthy hair and nails
       
    Usage :
    • Consume a bottle, preferably before bedtime.
    • Pineapple flavor.  Tastes best chilled.
    • Consume immediately after opening.
    • For ages between 25-40, drink every night for the first 3 months, thereafter alternate night for maintenance.
    • Fora ages 40 and above, drink every night.
    • Women who are pregnant or nursing always consult with a doctor before starting any new supplementation. 
    BLACK BOX'S Postcard -
    Description : Read above-mentioned.
    Where to Buy : John Little (http://www.johnlittle.com.sg), Honeyworld Outlets (http://www.honeyworld.sg), http://health.bizinnet.com, http://www.nutri-forefront.com, http://www.jessjoy.com.

    Price : $78.80 (10bottles x 50ml).

    My Honest Opinion
    Bioflora collabee should be chilled in the fridge before you drink it.  It tastes like fruit juice + soda.  Yummeh!

     NESCAFE CAFE MENU Samples

     NESCAFE CAFE MENU Mocha

    From Product Packaging -
    Description : Try curling up with the wickedly delicious NESCAFE Mocha, the perfect combination of coffee, milk and chocolate.  After all, isn't every thing in life better with a little chocolate?

    BLACK BOX'S Postcard -
    Description : Read above-mentioned.
    Where to Buy : All leading super/hypermarkets.
    Price : $7.05 (8 sachets x 23g).

    My Honest Opinion
    Oh yeah! This baby tastes so good!  Hot NESCAFE Mocha on Rainy Day. Oooh....Perfect!

    NESCAFE CAFE MENU Cappuccino

    From Product Packaging -
    Description : Enjoy guilt-free coffee moments with NESCAFE Cappuccino, made from 100% Arabica coffee beans, free from hydrogenated vegetable oil and contains no added flavours.

    BLACK BOX'S Postcard -
    Description : Read above-mentioned.
    Where to Buy : All leading super/hypermarkets.
    Price : $7.05 (10 sachets x 18g).

    My Honest Opinion
    This beverage tastes so good!

    NESCAFE CAFE MENU Hazelnut Latte

    From Product Packaging -
    Description : To awaken your senses, indulge in the rich and creamy NESCAFE Hazelnut Latte.  Kick off your shoes, sit back, relax and savour the taste of this quality coffee with rich, nutty notes. 

    BLACK BOX'S Postcard -
    Description : Read above-mentioned.
    Where to Buy : All leading super/hypermarkets.
    Price : $7.05 (10 sachets x 18g).

    My Honest Opinion
    Say whaaat? Hazelnut Latte? Awesome!  Savor rich hazelnut flavor....oooh momma, so tasty!

    Darlie Expert White

    From Product Packaging -
    Description : * Clinically proven. 3 times whiter teeth. With Prophylaxis Silica-micro particles, an ingredient simlar to what dentists use.  Whitening shield prevents accumulation of surfaces stains.
    Usage : Brush teeth at least twice a day with Darlie Expert White toothpaste.  Children aged 6 years or younger.  Use a pea-sized amount for supervised brushing to minimize swallowing.

    BLACK BOX'S Postcard -
    Description : Read above-mentioned.
    Where to Buy : Available at all NTUC Fairprice, Giant, Cold Storage, Sheng Siong, C K Departmental Store, other leading supermarkets, Watsons, Guardian, Unity and other cosmetic stores. 
    Price : $5.90 (120g).

    My Honest Opinion
    I have been using this toothpaste for a couple of months and I find it awesome.

    HOW DO THEY WORK?


    BLACK BOX provides customers an easy to follow, easy to order lifestyle kit at no cost, offers more than just beauty products and is the very first unisex subscription box service in Singapore.

    BLACK BOX delivers, free of charge, bi-monthly for the initial period February to June 2013 and monthly from July 2013 onwards to subscribers.  The inaugural BLACK BOX will be made available from 25th February to 2 March 2013, at a limited quantity of 2,000, to subscribers on a first come first serve basis.  Thereafter, subscribers will be required to complete a short online survey to receive the subsequent BLACK BOX.

    So Hurry! Subscribe here now and receive your Black Box in June.
    Love

    Disclosure : I received free samples from BLACK BOX of the products mentioned in this post. I am not affiliated with said brand and not getting paid for this post.  Images above were taken by me.

    8 comments:

    1. What a shame its not available here in the UK:(

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    2. Wow there are so many different subscription services out there. But this one looks awesome with such a variety of products!

      Would appreciate if you checked out my blog :)
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      1. Sure Hun! Will check out your blog. :)

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    3. Post like these always give a reletively new point of view to readers. free sample sites

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