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Bullock's Buzz: Starlooks: Cosmetics For The Look of A Star

Friday, August 31, 2012

Starlooks: Cosmetics For The Look of A Star

Starbox Subscriptions Box

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     You have quite a choice when it comes to choosing a brand of cosmetics these days.  You also have quite a choice in monthly subscription services for beauty boxes. It’s the all new rage, a monthly subscription service where you have items delivered directly to your door for a small fee.  One of my favorites is by a company called Starlooks which makes their own line of cosmetics, hair care products and other beauty items. Their monthly subscription box, called the Starbox, is different than some of the other boxes in that they will send you 3 or 4 full sized products from their own line.  Not samples, full size products.  Each box will have a minimum value of around $35, but will only cost you $15, not a bad deal! You can also go onto the Starlooks site and see a preview of that month’s box, what came in boxes over the months past, and, best of all, find tips on how to wear the products in each months box by visiting the Looksbook.

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     When my box arrived, I could hardly wait to open it! It came in this pretty black box embossed with the Starlooks logo in gold, and tied with a baby blue ribbon. Opening the box, then separating the cheerful peach-colored tissue paper, I discovered three full sized products along with two crystals. There was a very nice Small Precision eye shadow brush, an eye shadow and an eye liner pencil.
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Small Precision Brush #813
What They Say: One of an entire line of professional make up brushes.
What I Say: A very nice brush, perfect for detailed, precise application. Soft bristles. A good addition to my growing set!
Price: $15
 
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Neutral Eye Shadows in Caricature
What They Say: Richly pigmented eye shadows that glide on smoothly. Available in matte, shimmer or frost, 43 shades.
What I say: I like this a lot! It comes in this nice, handy case that opens up to include a mirror and small foam applicator. The eye shadow does go on very smoothly, long lasting. The shade I received, Caricature, is a very light brown, shimmery shade. Unfortunately, it is hard to see with my skin tone, but would make a great addition for highlighting other colors.
Price: $9

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Diamondline Eye Pencil in Myth
What They Say: An opaque, metallic finish eye pencil, great as a liner, or try using a brush and blending all over the eyelid as an eye shadow. Available in six shades.
What I Say: I really liked this eye liner! The shade I received is called Myth which is a metallic, dark silvery-gray. A very soft pencil that goes on quite easily, and is a cinch to blend. I had to be super careful when applying as it does want to smear easily since the lead is so soft.
Price: $8

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     Verdict: All in all I was very satisfied with my box. The total value of the items is around $32, not including the cost of the two crystals which I can use for jewelry or something else creative.  Not a bad deal for $15!   I was impressed with the quality of the brush and make up, and would definitely recommend joining Starlooks’ monthly subscription box service, Starbox. You can subscribe through the site and get the boxes for yourself, or give them to a friend as a wonderful gift idea!

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   *I received this product for free for the purpose of review. I was not compensated in any other way, nor am I under any contract with this company. All opinions are my own.

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27 Comments:

At August 31, 2012 at 12:28 PM , Blogger Sasha Cory said...

I feel like a star just reading your review! ;)

 
At August 31, 2012 at 12:37 PM , Blogger Who Said Nothing In Life Is Free???? said...

This would make for a wonderful gift that comes every month to remind my mom how much I love her !!!

 
At August 31, 2012 at 12:46 PM , Blogger lorialcorn2006 said...

I love sub boxes I have bought 3 so far and this one sounds great

 
At August 31, 2012 at 1:04 PM , Blogger Melinda Dunne said...

That is nice box! The brush looks amazing!

 
At August 31, 2012 at 1:13 PM , Blogger Melanie Scout said...

I love that they give you full sizes instead of samples or "deluxe" samples! And I need that brush.

 
At August 31, 2012 at 1:57 PM , Blogger Troy and Mel's reviews said...

thats a nice box and good review

 
At August 31, 2012 at 2:18 PM , Blogger Shayla Burks said...

I love the liner. Seems like it's the right amount of glitter; not overkill, but enough to make the eyes pop. :)

 
At August 31, 2012 at 2:23 PM , Blogger Melissa Botelho said...

Love the eyeshadow.

 
At August 31, 2012 at 2:41 PM , Blogger Jerla Oh lalala said...

wow that's neat. i love how they gift it, look so professional. I'm not really into make ups and i get rashes when i put them on.

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At August 31, 2012 at 3:01 PM , Blogger Suenvegas said...

Never seen this before. Nice box they sent you!! Will have to check it out! Love the color of the pencil.

 
At August 31, 2012 at 3:10 PM , Blogger Jaime Helayne Frolos said...

Love the presentation of the box. The pencil really looks amazing!

 
At August 31, 2012 at 4:01 PM , Blogger Ali said...

Nice packaging and that pencil looks HOT. So want it.

 
At August 31, 2012 at 4:54 PM , Blogger Jo Steph said...

Wonderful box! I love that they included a brush!

 
At August 31, 2012 at 5:00 PM , Blogger Shannyn SimplyShan said...

OOOO, nice!
Nice review, I'll check this box out!

 
At August 31, 2012 at 5:05 PM , Blogger Go Bronson! said...

Great review, some products I would like to try - I love the color!

 
At August 31, 2012 at 5:10 PM , Blogger Birbitt Thinks said...

I love subscription boxes, it's nice to have a predictable little "surprise" in the mail each month. The color of that eyeshadow is very nice, something I would probably wear. Thanks for the review.

 
At August 31, 2012 at 5:14 PM , Blogger Faith said...

I love those colors....and I've never heard of that company so thanks for sharing :)

 
At August 31, 2012 at 5:23 PM , Blogger Patricia Woolverton said...

I love the eyeshadow color. I loved my starbox too! I am thinking of signing up for this monthly box. I usually do not like monthly boxes. However, this one is very nice.

 
At August 31, 2012 at 5:27 PM , Blogger Ashley S said...

Nice box! I really love that eyeshadow color. Looks quite natural and great for a day look.

 
At August 31, 2012 at 7:09 PM , Blogger Gia Hammer said...

I love the box it comes in! :) Pretty looking stuff that came in there, too. I realllly like that brush. It looks like a good one

 
At September 1, 2012 at 12:08 AM , Blogger Susan said...

This seems like a very nice set!

 
At September 1, 2012 at 12:39 AM , Blogger Candy The Skeptical Sweeper said...

OOh I like that! Great colors too. Gonna have to check that out!

 
At September 1, 2012 at 3:20 AM , Blogger Malia said...

ooohh..fun! I love all of the subscription boxes I've been seeing lately!

 
At September 1, 2012 at 3:32 AM , Blogger Angel P. said...

I need that brush!!!!! The makeup is beautiful too, I'm in dire need of the look of a Star.

 
At September 1, 2012 at 7:15 AM , Blogger My Journey With Candida said...

This is exactly what I need. Love how easily it glides on. My skin is getting older around my eyes and this looks like it would go on easily.

 
At September 1, 2012 at 7:41 AM , Blogger nicole hendrickson said...

From what i've been reading this looks like one of the better boxes out there. I really like the eyeliner they sent you.

 
At September 2, 2012 at 9:40 AM , Blogger Frugal Living By Rachael said...

I love the box and the makeup brushes look awesome!

 

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