I reviewed the “Yes, Summer” Beautibi box the other week, and was so impressed by that box and the service, I promptly purchased another box with the 15% promo code. I really wanted this box for a few reasons ~ travel sized items as I will be going on a road trip in a month, the MBD Cleansing Water Travel Size spoiler and I love that I get brands from Taiwan and Japan, as well as Korean brands. Beautibi is similar to Memebox, as that you pick the boxes you want to purchase and it is not on a monthly subscription, but it differs from other K-Beauty boxes, as it isn’t just featuring Korean brands, but also Taiwanese and Japanese brands too.
Beautibi not only has box selections (click here to view current boxes), but also a shop as well that carries Korean, Japanese and Taiwanese brands. They do not yet ship their boxes internationally, but all of the store items can be purchased and shipped internationally at this time.
Pronounced, “Beauty + Be”, “bi” in Japanese means “beauty” and at Beautibi, we focus on not only being beautiful, but feeling beautiful by taking care of everything, inside out. Beautibi’s mission is to introduce the best skincare products from Asia and make it easily accessible to the rest of the world. We focus on the quality and effectiveness of every product before it is released to Beautibi users. We also want to make skincare and makeup affordable, so we are always looking for products that fit different lifestyles. We recommend patch testing products, as we know not everyone’s skin will react the same to every product.
Hello, August! Don’t let summer slip away without one more chance at fun in the sun! The newest Beautibi box features our best value box so far! It includes 7 travel essentials featuring products from Taiwan, Japan and Korea, some of which are not available in the U.S. You’re going to want to hold onto this one because once it’s gone, it’s gone forever!
My Box Revealed
Once again, my items came in that beautiful teal box with lots of teal tissue paper making sure my items were securely packaged. And samples were included again!
Mizon All in One Snail Cream (Korea) I received a huge jar of this earlier this year and I am so happy to have a smaller tube on hand. I haven’t used my huge jar, as once opened, the expiration starts ticking! So this smaller tube will be very good to try out this line now and also enough for when I travel. This has 92% of the lovely snail-y slime, along with peptides and hyaluronic acid, for a great hydrating, anti-aging cream and snail filtrates also help with my oily, blemish-prone skin too! I have read some great reviews on this product and I will use it areas that need extra attention. This gel-cream is not heavy, has no odor and absorbs rapidity, without any tackiness or greasy feel . Travel Size 35 mL Value $12.00
Description: Formulated with snail enzymes, Mizon’s Snail Repair Perfect Cream works to moisturize, smooth, and refresh skin from the inside out. This cruelty free cream is perfect for all over the skin, especially in the sensitive eye area.
Mizon All in One Snail Cream Ingredients: Snail secretion filtrate, cetearyl olivate, sorbitan olivate, cetearyl alcohol, stearic acid, glyceryl stearate, hydrogenated vegetable oil, dimethicone, triethanolamine, carbomer, butylene glycol, PEG/PPG-17/6 copolymer, polyacrylate-13, polyisobutene, polysorbate 20, sodium polyacrylate, caprylyl glyocol, adenosine, ethylhexylglycerin, tropolone, sodium hyaluronate, portulaca oleracea extract, betula platyphylla japonica juice, arnica Montana flower extract, Artemisia absinthium extract, achillea millefolium extract, gentian lutea root extract, alcohol, camellia sinensis leaf extract, centella asiatica extract, copper tripeptide-1, rh-oligopeptide-1, propylene glycol, rubus idaeus (raspberry) fruit extract, beta-glucan, palmitoyl pentapeptide-4, disodium EDTA cosDNA.com analysis
Mizon Collagen Power Firming Eye Cream (Korea) I’ve received this eye cream in the past and it is a really good firming and hydrating eye cream. This collagen eye cream will help reduce the appearance of fine lines and wrinkles. It is nice moisturizing eye cream, which helps smooth and reduce the appearance of wrinkles and crows feet. This may only be 10 mL but it lasts a long time as it is a very thick gel eye cream ~ a little goes a long way. If you use too much, it won’t absorb quickly into your skin. Full Size 10mL Value $9.00
Product Description: Creates a protection layer around the eye by providing ample nutrients. Moist texture and elasticity make skin healthier. Ethanol-free, benzophenone-free, artificial dye-free, synthetic fragrance-free, paraben free . Collagen Power Firming Eye Cream contains highly concentrated collagen to lift wrinkles around eyes while improving skin elasticity, keeping your skin moisturized and smooth. Copper Truoeotude-1 regenerates easily damaged tissue around eyes and boosts synthesis of collagen & elastin into your skin to create healthier, younger looking skin. 42% of highly concentrated marine collagen solution firms skin. Organic argan oil, adenosine, and hyaluronic acid add a synergy effect in improving skin elasticity, retaining moisture. Collagen Power Firming Eye Cream is designed for weak and sensitive skin around eyes. It is free from benzophenone, ethanol, paraben, artificial scent and color.”
Ingredients: Aqua, Butylene Glycol, Glycerin, Cyclomethicone, Dimethicone, Cyclopentasiloxane, Polysilicone-11, Isododecane, Dimethicone Crosspolymer, Cetyl Ethylhexanoate, Cetyl PEG/PPG-10/1 dimethicone, Collagen (Marine 42%), Sodium Hyaluronate, Caprylyl Glycol, Ethylhexylglycerin, Tropolone, Theobroma, Cacao (cocoa) Extract, Argania spinosa Kernel Oil, Mangifera Indica (mango) Seed Butter, Adenosine, Beta-Glucan, Rubus Idaeus Fruit (raspberry) Extract, Copper Tripeptide-1, Iris Florentina Root Extract, Honey Extract, Sodium PCA, Betaine, Sorbitol, Glycine, Alanine, Proline, Serine, Threonine, Arginine, Lysine, Glutamic Acid, Butyrospermum Parkii (Shea Butter) Butter, Olea Europaea (Olive) Fruit Oil, Helianthus Annuus (Sunflower) Seed Oil, Limnanthes Alba (Meadowfoam) Seed Oil, Disodium EDTA cosDNA.com analysis
Loretta 3 Days Trial Set (Japan) ohhh, a new, unknown brand to me! The Loretta hair care line is made by MoltaBene, which means “very good” in Italian, and I received 6 foil packages, at 10 mL each. The foils came in a cute little envelope that is shaped like a traveling case or purse ~ it even has a handle. I love the packaging designs, so pretty! Reminds me of pictures in a childhood book. This products are all shea butter based and the kit has a RV of $15.00 (60 mL total)
Loretta Daily Refreshing Shampoo 10 mL x 3 foils This shampoo is a gentle cleanser, with shea butter surfactants, and also contains tea tree oil and sage extracts.
Daily Treatment (what we call conditioner) 10 mL x 2 foils This also contains shea butter moisturizing ingredients, along with Inca Inchi (Inca green/Sacha Inca) nuts oil and Lupin oil, both latter ingredients I am totally unfamiliar with
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Inca Inchi oil (known as Plukenetia Volubilis Seed Oil) is a strong antioxidant and has a rich source of Omega-3 and is used in hair care products to deliver intense nutrition and protective repair treatments.
Lupin oil is the extract of the legume lupinus albus, and it has antioxidant properties as well being an emollient.
Deep Treatment 10 mL x 1 foil This is a deep conditioning rinse off treatment that you apply to your freshly washed and rinsed hair and massage in and then rinse out completely. This product contains royal jelly, Cupuaçu butter, Inca Inchi Oil, Tahitian Gardenia and Baobab Oil.
From what I can make out, Loretta products can contain the following ingredients
- Top Row: Shea Butter, Tea Tree Oil, Sage Extract, Cupuaçu Butter
- Middle Row: Royal Jelly, Kukui (Candlenut Tree/Kukui Indian Walnut), Murumuru Butter, Shea Butter (again but with a flying squirrel)
- Bottom Row: Inca Inchi Oil, Lupin Oil, Tahitian Gardenia, Baobab Oil
Too Cool for School Lip Tint Balm Break Time in Happy Orange (Korea) I’ve been looking at this product at Memebox but I just couldn’t justify purchasing another lip balm! I am so happy this is in my box here, as I love the smug cat design (being a crazy cat lady, I love cat things), and also, this balm reminds me of one of my favorite lip balms ~ Besame Sweetheart balm in Tangerine . Besame discontinued this shade and I am pleased to see that this is a nice substitute for it. It has an initial zingy feel to it on my lips and it is highly moisturizing. I love the light tint of peach that this gives my lips and it is very glossy. This has mango and shea butter to keep my lips hydrated and moist. It also contains vitamin E and a “waterholic system”, which is a hydrophilic formula that bonds the water molecules onto your lips, which will prevent dehydration. Full Size 4 g Value $7.00
Ingredients: Polybutene, Mineral Oil, C16-18 Hydroxyalkyl Hydroxydimerdilinoleyl Ether, Hydrogenated Polyisobutene, Petrolatum, Diisostearyl Malate, Ceresin, Sorbitan Olivate, Dipentaerythrityl Hexahydroxystearate/Hexastearate/Hexarosinate, Ethylene/Propylene/Styrene Copolymer, Butylene/Ethylene/Styrene Copolymer, Silica Dimethyl Silylate, Octocrylene, Microcrystalline Wax, Butyrospermum Parkii (Shea) Butter, Polyglyceryl-2 Triisostearate, Fragrance, Mangifera Indica (Mango) Seed Butter, Tocopheryl Acetate, Retinyl Palmitate, Ascorbyl Palmitate, Phenoxyethanol, Methylparaben, Ethylparaben, Red 27 (CI 45410), Yellow 5 Lake (CI 19140), Yellow 6 Lake (CI 15985), Red 6 (CI 15850)
Clio Gelpresso Pencil Gel Liner Mini (Korea) How fun! I love eyeliners and have a ton of them, but I never say no to mini eyeliners! The tin design is a bit unsettling ~ I know they were going for the Andy Warhol infamous Marilyn Monroe silkscreen painting, but the expression on this beautiful lady’s face is just weirding me out! However, this is a great compact case to carry these liners and there are a variety of shades ~ #9 Gold Shine, #11 Jade Green, #7 Bloody Angel, #10 Deep Sea Blue, #5 Golden Black. The jade green isn’t really green, but looks like the deep blue sea, only with more shimmer. However, I love blue eyeliners (yeah, shoot me) so those will get a lot of use. Black is always handy and the gold will make for a good inner eye highlighter. The red one….not too sure ~ lol Like all Korean eyeliners, these babies don’t budge once they set. They are a twist up liner, so no sharper needed. These have just enough shimmer to them except for deep blue sea, which looks to be matte, but no huge glitter chunks. Mini kit of 5 eye liners Value $20.00
- TCFS Happy Orange lip balm
- Gelpresso #9 Gold Shine
- Gelpresso #11 Jade Green
- Gelpresso #7 Bloody Angel
- Gelpresso #10 Deep Sea Blue
- Gelpresso #5 Golden Black
Annie’s Way Aloe Anti-Acne Jelly Mask (Taiwan) This product was randomly selected and I am glad I got this one! This one has aloe and seaweed extracts and will help oily/blemish prone skin. The spatula is to “scrape” the mask off when it has dried, in order to get all of the gunk that it has collected on your face. I looked around and bloggers seem to really love Annie’s Way Jelly Masks, so I am pretty excited to try one out! Beautibi carries Annie’s Way Masks, but not this version. I hope they plan on getting them all in their store. One mask 35 mL Value $3.00
Description: Moisture-rich facial masks wrap skin a soothing blend of aloe, seaweed extract and hyaluronic acid, providing immediate relief from dryness while refreshing and reviving complexion. Wash-off formula softens blackheads and dries acne, making it easy to scrape them away for enhanced skin clarity with improved health.
How to Use: Clean face and apply toner on the skin as base. Apply Jelly Mask approximately thickness 0.3~0.5 cm evenly by using a spatula. After 30 minutes, remove the jelly mask by scraping gently from outside to inside. ( It will be more effective if scrape forcibly. Especially the jelly mask has softened the blackheads and acne. You will be able to scrape it all out easily. Wipe off with tissue paper after you scrape it all out. Repeat the same action few times, and rinse with water. Apply moisturizer or paper mask as what you usually use. Use twice a week, or as needed. Attention: Rinse with water immediately if you feel uncomfortable in the beginning of use the product. Reminder: For sensitive skin user, use only for 15 minutes for first time, and follow by 15 to 20 minutes
Ingredients: distilled water, carbopol, hyaluronic acid, butylene glycol, aloe extract, chlorophyll, seaweed extract, dipotassium glycyrrhizinate, d-panthenol, methylisothiazolinone, iodopropynyl butylcarbamate cosDNA.com analysis
My Beauty Diary Ultra Cleansing Water (Taiwan) This is my favorite of all cleansing waters and I just finished my huge 400 mL version that I got back in January. I am so happy to get this travel size, which will not only tide me over on my vacation, but last a month or two as well. I really like using this water after I wash off a jelly or clay mask, as this will help remove any traces that I might have missed with regular rinsing. This is a colorless and odorless cleansing water and my face feels clean, not oily, not tight. This is a very nice, mild cleansing water, that also purifies and remove dirt from your pores as well as tightening your pores ~ water-soluble and oil-soluble; This does not contain oil, alcohol, fragrance or parabens. It is good for sensitive skin and skin with “troubles” (acne) and contains broccoli extracts, flavonoids and aloe extracts, to help balance the water and oil moisture in your skin. Travel Size 100 mL Value $6.00
Description: This 3-in-1 gentle cleansing water soothes, moisturizes and softens skin. An effective cleansing base, make up is easily removed without rubbing and face and eyes are left thoroughly clean. Perfect for those times when you want a quick, but effective face cleanse.
Directions: Use morning and evening, apply with a cotton pad on face and neck for make up removeal or cleansing the skin. No need to rinse.
Ingredients: water, PEG-6 caprylic/capric glycerides, propylene glycol, dipropylene glycol, phenoxyethnol, propanediol, chlorphenesin, saccharide isomerate, bioflavonoids brassica oleracea ilalica (broccoli) extract, aloe barbadensis leaf extract, allantoin, yeast extract, soy amino acids, iodopropynyl butycarbamate cosDNA.com analysis
I am so happy with this box! There were some favorites in this box for me, plus some nice new items for me to play with! I also might have to try the Annie’s Way jelly mask before vacation because that seems like a really cool item. I also really loved the fact that all of the items are perfect for traveling with their diminutive size, even the full sized lip balm. I do enjoy purchasing beauty boxes that focus on travel sized products from time to time ~ so that if you get stuck with an item you don’t like, you don’t feel bad about it being full sized. I also am still in love Beautibi’s boxes and packaging, because I love aqua shades.
This box is still on sale at Beautibi for $38.00 and I received a retail value of $72.00 Beautibi has several boxes on sale right now, including new mask box… oh, I am waffling…do I want that mask box or not? There are brand new masks brands in there that I have never tried before. No will power here, I just purchased it, as I am a mask fiend. Sign up for their newsletter to get the latest on new boxes, sales and items! For your very first order with Beautibi, use coupon code BEAUTIBI15 to get 15% off 😀
I also have a 20% off code, good for any beauty box ~ BEAUTYFINDS20 and it is valid until 8/14/15 so hurry up and purchase a box!
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