Love in the Club


Since the launch of beauty clubs like Birchbox and Ipsy, I've been intrigued but still felt that I liked so few of the box's contents that it wasn't worth the monthly subscription price - especially with the amazing (and free) products you get from outlets like Sephora's VIB club. Recently, though, more try-before-you-buy options have become available, so I took advantage.

(Quick disclaimer: this is not an ad or a sponsored post.  Like everything else so far, I paid for these goodies.)

Onomie Beauty

For someone with very dark, hereditary, and allergy-induced under-eye circles, I'm always searching for a perfect concealer.  My current, two-step concealer+brightener combo is wonderful, but if I can have one product that does it all, bring it on.  Enter Onomie. This brand claims to conceal with the benefits of an eye cream that that combats dark circles.

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What I love about this company is that before you invest $26 into a concealer, they send you not only a sample of the concealer you want, but the two shades around it to make sure you find a perfect match, plus they throw in a sample of their Illuminating Eye Treatment, all for $3.  Which, if you register, that fee will be credited to your full-size purchase.

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You only need a very small amount of product, it's buildable, very long-lasting, not cake-y, and I'm very pleased with the results.  Here's a close-up in very bright daylight (meaning some of the darkness is washed-out):


And here's a photo that's more realistic:


This stuff is definitely good enough to replace my current concealer, and I'll be purchasing Onomie as soon as it runs out.

SpaceNK Apothecary

We've had a British invasion with SpaceNK, and I couldn't be happier.  A friend of mine who works for the company turned me on to it, and I have been blown away by not only their product selection, but also their customer service.


I ordered their First Edition Beauty Box for two reasons: I didn't have to sign up for a monthly subscription, and it contained products I already use or those I want to use.


Also, upon opening the box for the first time, I realized that one of the products was missing.  I called the customer service line, spoke to a human, and they shipped the item out immediately.  And just like the Electra Lane Birthday Sale (*cough* only 10 more days *cough*), SpaceNK is having a major sale right now (Clarisonic!).  As the Brits say, brilliant.

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