Zoya Nail Polish in Mason – If I were shopping on Zoya’s website for nail polish, I would’ve passed this up entirely–and I would’ve been right. I prefer thicker formulas. This would take at least 2 coats to make a consistent coat. The shade is okay, but I prefer it in the bottle. On my toes, it’s much more flat. Their polish is $8 and I think it’s a totally fair price.
H2O Plus Face Oasis Hydrating Treatment – This smells bad. No way around it. It’s got a weird little smell. The gel consistency is a little odd as a moisturizer. It feels like that aloe crap I put on a sunburn. My skin doesn’t feel any softer after use. It’s $36 for 50ml, but I’d say “not a buy”.
Nourish Organic Deeply Nourishing Coconut & Argan Body Lotion – This smells bad, too. It’s a little coconutty, but also sort of peppery. It’s not a great moisturizer. And two moisturizers in one bag? Meh. I don’t see this product on Target’s website, so I’m not sure about its cost.
Sexy Hair Spray Clay Texturizing Spray – This smells even worse. And the smell lingers all day. I just cut a fringe and I thought this would be perfect for a little hold and a little texture. I got both of those things, but I also ended up smelling this stuff. The can sprays WAY too hard, as well. It’s so unfortunate because I really like the hold and the texture it offers. It’s $18.95 for a huge can, which is a great price if you can get past the smell.
Ofra Sultry Lipgloss and Plumper – Ofra only offers one shade of this. There was no obvious plumping action, and this had a bit of a mint to it, maybe some vanilla. The shade was actually really nice on me and it blended well. The texture was fairly creamy and a tiny bit sticky. For $12.95? I think that’s a little pricey.
The Overall This Month – Two full size products, three products I hated the smell of, zero products I really loved. And shipping felt like it took forever. I didn’t care for the bag (what the hell does that even mean–“love of beauty is taste”?), and I thought the theme was a little off for me–“creating art”, for me, implies products that actually produce a visible result.