All founder subscribers win VIP status automatically when subscribing and keep it for life unless they unsubscribe. All other members will have the opportunity to gain VIP status by paying a small annual fee of $30 CAD. VIP members will be offered extra perks and opportunities to try products and will have priority access to promotions. The first box came out in October, and it was just lovely!
The handmade item was the cutest little crochet coin purse in 3 colours, from an independent Etsy shop. I got the yellow one, pictured above. It looks like a little piece of sunshine!
The first beauty item was a Manna Kadar Lip Wand in J'Adore or Joie. I hadn't heard of Manna Kadar until last year, but their lip wands are some of my favourites. I find the formula goes on really smooth and doesn't dry out my lips. I got the colour J'adore. At first I thought it was going to be too brown for me, but it really wasn't. It's actually a nice nude that I think would be flattering for many skin tones.
Next in beauty was the Manna Kadar Radiance Bronzer and highlighter duo. I'm still learning about highlighting and contouring, so having two complimentary shades in one compact makes my life SO much easier! I also liked the formula for this, the pigment went on just right and blended nicely.
Now we have the Barefoot Venus Lilly Pilly Hand Cream. Made with shea butter, olive fruit oil, rice bran oil, and plant & fruit extracts. Made without parabens, propylene glycol, mineral oil, or synthetic colour... I can get behind that! A nice rich cream that doesn't feel greasy is important to me being a writer and a crafter. The last thing I want is oily smears all over my books and yarn crafts!
The lifestyle item was a handmade cupcake soap made exclusively for Miss Blanco. I got lavender and it smells sooo good! The only thing is, it's too pretty to use! I put it in my pajama drawer though, so I can enjoy that delicate scent for longer.
As a VIP member I also got an extra treat! I got a yummy double ended lip stain/laquer from e.l.f. Cosmetics. I have an addiction to lipsticks, so these are always welcome!
Well, this was my first Miss Blanco Joyful Box. I hope you enjoyed reading about it as much as i enjoyed opening it! If you would like your own Joyful Box, feel free to use the link below. If you want to help a girl out, put that I referred you in a note when you checkout and I can get a discount on my box! If you're not comfortable with that, no worries!
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