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Poutbox March 2021

I received the March Poutbox in exchange for an honest review. This post also appears on A Year of Boxes.

“Empty lipstick cases are like spent cartridges from the eternal war that is love. A used tube has the quality of those books you are reluctant to give away and they line the shelves in my bathroom, mementos of nights to remember.” ― Chloe Thurlow, Katie in Love

If my lipstick cases could tell a story I’m afraid they’d put you to sleep ha ha but I do love the romantic notion that a new tube invites adventures of all kinds. With spring springing I’m thinking pale pink lip glosses for socially distanced picnics in the tulips, apricot tints for planting marigolds around the vegetable beds and cheery coral lippies for lemonade on the porch. In that way you could say the lip beauty subscription Poutbox is like a treasure trove of possibilities, the March one “a collection of fun lip products with lighter textures and in a range of wearable, daytime shades.” Think full-size, cruelty-free lippies and extras, both boutique and brand-name.

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Read my lips: February’s Poutbox is gold!

I received February’s Poutbox in exchange for an honest review. This post also appears on A Year of Boxes.

Valentine’s Day has come and gone (okay like three weeks ago but it’s COVID times so who can really keep track?) but I still have all the love for February’s Valentine’s-themed Poutbox. The new subscription box is a lippie lover’s dream, delivering full-size, cruelty free boutique- and name-brand lip products each month for “beautiful, plump, hydrated and healthy lips every day.” February’s box is filled with goodies “to give you soft, sumptuous, and kissable lips all month long, and some fun and feminine lip shades for lips that are as unforgettable as you.” Continue reading “Read my lips: February’s Poutbox is gold!”