My January Kloverbox came on February 1st this year!! Kloverbox will have a new shipping service, so hopefully future boxes will be shipped out in a more timely fashion. Kloverbox delivers deluxe and full size products and I have been impressed with their packaging and curating of their boxes. Kloverbox is an eco-friendly, lifestyle subscription that you can subscribe month-to-month at $25/monthly, 3 month subscription at $23.75/monthly or a 6 month subscription at $22.50/monthly
I love how this month’s card has been designed!
Palmetto Derma Rejuvenating Antioxidant Mask This sounds very interesting! Palmetto Derma Rejuvenating Antioxidant Mask (PDRAM) is a and is made with 99% naturally derived ingredients of which 70% are organic. This detox clay mask will help remove dirt, debris and excess oil from your skin while brightening and smoothing with its powerful but gentle acids (glycolic, lactic, lipoic ). It has a slew of anti-oxidant plant based ingredients to help combat free radicals, which damage and prematurely age your skin. And finally, this product has hydrating and moisturizing ingredients as well, including aloe vera, hyaluronic acid, grapeseed oil, coconut oil, seabuckthorne oil, rosehip oil, jojoba oil and more. It is free from parabens and phthalates and is vegan. This does have “rose botanical essence”, but it is really far down the list and since this is a wash off mask, I am pretty sure that this will be okay. I did do a patch test and other than normal tingling from the acids, I didn’t have an adverse reaction.
PDRAM has a very light whipped texture, with little scrubby bits ~ could that be the cranberry fibers ~ and a little of this mask goes a long way. Apply to a clean face in a thin layer, avoiding the eye area. It is recommended to a patch test first and also have this as a nightly mask, not morning. I actually used this and the first thing I notice is that the product has a slight scent to it, very herbal, like lemongrass. It isn’t unpleasant and actually smells nice to me! I applied the mask in a thin, even layer and I immediately felt the tingling sensation.
I have oily but aging skin and also, since it is winter here and the air is drier, I did only leave it on for 15 minutes. In the summer time, when it is more humid and moist, I probably would feel more comfortable leaving it on longer ~ but I feel that because the air is so dry, I didn’t want to over stimulate my skin. I rinsed off the mask with warm water, and some parts of my skin was a little red, but that faded quickly. I would recommend following up with a facial sheet mask or moisturizer ~ wait 10 minutes or so and then do either/both. My skin does feel smoother and I noticed that my pores around my nose looked smaller! I really like this mask a lot!! It is small, under 2 oz, but unlike other “clay” masks, this one is applied thinly. Do not slather it on in a thick layer as you do not need that much. If you have sensitive or dry skin, I recommend leaving it on for 5 minutes and then working your way up slowly to leave it on longer. Always do a patch test first with these types of masks, because the acids might cause a bad reaction with your skin. Use MASK20 for 20% off at Palmetto Derma. Full Size 1.75 oz RV $64.00
Description: Welcome to an antioxidant treasure trove! This mask puts your skin on the fast track to soft, smooth and glowing! The soft clay of the mask gently purifies skin, by absorbing impurities and cleaning pores and skin. The advanced antioxidants defend against free radicals and reverse daily skin damage. This mask is whipped-up to velvety perfection for luxurious and easy application. The cooling effect refreshes and soothes the skin as the mask works its magic, leaving skin bright and smooth! Our Rejuvenating Antioxidant mask includes ingredients such as Hyaluronic Acid to hydrate skin, while the preventative ingredients work to enhance skin for lifelong radiance. Get ready to feel tingly all over when you see these stellar results!
Product Instructions: After a patch test, apply to face and neck area creating a coating. Recommended to leave on for 5-30 minutes. Remove with a warm, damp towel, using circular motions to gently exfoliate to removing mask from skin. May feel tingly and/or leave skin with temporary redness. Recommended use 1x per week. Precautions: Keep away from eyes, external use only, not for use on open skin, product may increase sun photosensitivity (use of sunscreen is suggested during and after using this product) and in any doubt, consult with a physician before use.
Ingredients: Deionized Aqua (Water), Organic Aloe Barbardensis Leaf (Aloe Vera Extract),Kaolin Clay, Glycolic Acid, Squalane, Lactic Acid, Isopropyl Palmitate (Derived from Palm Oil), Sodium Ascorbyl Phosphate (Vitamin C), Hydrogenated Castor Oil, Kosher Vegetable Glycerin, Sodium Stearate, Cetearyl Alcohol, Cetearyl Glucoside, Stearyl Alcohol, Organic Cocos Nucifera (Coconut Oil), Cetyl Alcohol, Sodium Hydroxide, Alpha Lipoic Acid, Cranberry Fibers, Hibiscus Petals, Vaccinium Angustifolium (Blueberry), Organic Vaccinium Macrocarpon (Cranberry), Punus Amygduls Dulcis (Sweet Almond Oil), Vitis Vinifera (Grapeseed Oil), Wildcrafted Mahonia Aquifolium (Oregon Grape), Wildcrafted Camellia Sinensis (Green Tea), Organic Glycyrrhiza Glabra (Licorice), Wildcrafted Myrica Cerifera (Bayberry), Organic Capsicum Annuum Var, Aannuum (Cayenne), Rubus Idaeus (Raspberry Seed Oil), Hippophae Rhamnoides (Seabuckthorn Oil), Red Wine Polyphenols, Organic Simmondsia Chinensis (Jojoba Oil), Calophyllum Inophyllum (Tamanu Oil), Rosa Canina (Rose Hip Oil), Ubiquinone (Coenzyme Q10), Cassia Angustifolia Seed Polysaccharide (Plant Based Hyaluronic Acid), Wildcrafted Vinca Major (Periwinkle), Prunus Armeniaca (Apricot Kernel Oil), Phytic Acid, Phospholipids, Tocopherol (Antioxidant), Lecithin, Pyrus Malus (Apple), Citrus Medica Limonum (Lemon), Saccharum Officinarum (Sugar Cane), Dipeptide Diaminobutyroyl Benzylamide Diacetate (Peptides), Cymbopogon Schoenanthus (Lemongrass), Ascorbyl Palmitate (Vitamin C Palmitate), Acetyl Hexapeptide-3, Sclerotium Gum, Potassium Sorbate, Xanthan Gum, Phenoxyethanol, Benzyl Alcohol, Rose Botanical Essence, Organic Centella Asiatica (Gotu Kola Extract), Organic Equisetum Arvense (Horsetail Plant Extract), Organic Pelagonium Gravoleons (Geranium Extract), Organic Taraxacum Officinale (Dandelion Extract) cosDNA.com analysis
Saylorwolf’s Watercolors 2016 Seasonal Watercolor Calendar Saylorwolf Watercolors is an etsy shop and I love it when subscription services use etsy vendors ~ as that is a way to support small businesses who are innovative and creative. This is so beautiful ~ the watercolor drawings are simple, but beautiful. These are watercolor art prints from Ronda Saylor Wolf’s original paintings. A pack of 6 cards, with one calendar month per side ~ each month has a lovely whimsical painting that represents the “spirit” of that month
- January: Snowflake
- February: Heart
- March: Clover
- April: Rain clouds/Showers
- May: Flowers
- June: Honey Bee
- July: Green Tree
- August: Bright Sun
- September: Autumn Leaves
- October: Moon with Bat
- November: Acorn
- December: Holly Berries
This comes with a mini wooden easel so you just put your calendar cards on it to display. This is going to sit on my desk at work. It really is a conversation piece and just beautifully done. Use KLOVERBOX2016 for 10% off at Saylorwolf’s Watercolors. RV $10.00
Snapz Organic Apple Cheese Crisps Yum, I love a treat in my Kloverboxes! These are made with dried organic apples and Gouda cheese puffs! These are 100% natural, non-GMO and gluten free, while being high in protein and calcium plus 55 calories per bag (but it is a small bag). This has 1 gram of fiber and 3 grams of protein, 10% of the RDA of calcium with only 2 grams of fat. I really did like these ~ I am a huge fan of pairing apples with cheese as a snack, and this dried version is really convent to have on hand. These are crispy and the cheese puffs are very light, but you can really taste the cheese ~ it is so much better than Cheetos!! I do like these and I will have to see where I can purchase them locally ~ the bag is too small! RV $1.00
Ingredients: organic apples, gouda cheese (pasteurized milk, salt, cheese culture, rennit)
This month’s Kloverbox only had 3 items, but with one item coming in at $64.00 ~ the antioxidant mask ~ I cannot complain! I really love how Kloverbox brings us unique and unexpected items in our monthly boxes ~ the calendar is so pretty and I have never received anything like it before! The easel is a unique way of displaying the beautiful prints. The apple cheese crisps were really good and I am already very pleased with the mask. I paid $15.00 due to a Black Friday promo code + renewing 3 month subscription and received a value of $75.00, which is a really fantastic deal! What a great deal and I didn’t mind the wait! Do you subscribe to Kloverbox? What was your favorite product this month?
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