The all-natural, Malibu-themed beauty box celebrates brand owner Heather Marianna's birthday.
The June VIP Beauty Box from Beauty Kitchen is Malibu-themed. This is fitting, as CEO Heather Marianna is having her birthday party in Malibu, CA! So excited for that.
Titled "Make Some Waves," this all-natural, jam-packed box is her best-smelling one yet. It features giant 8 oz sizes of her Skin Polish and Moisturizing Mist; plus fun, customer-fave products like her Lip Scrub, Eye Gels, Lip Balm, exclusive Bath Bomb and bonus Lotion!
8 oz Exotic Coconut Skin Polish
For your face, and that bass! Smooth skin is a summer essential, and Beauty Kitchen's hero product Skin Polish is back with a new scent, Exotic Coconut. This finely-milled sugar scrub does not tear at the skin like competitor brands' products.
This is something you should use before anything else in the box. I love to bring a little tubaware full of this into my shower and use it all over my body. It gets rid of all the dirt that's been locked in your skin. Your facial skincare and makeup sink in better. Body lotion, too.
8 oz Cactus Water and Aloe Moisturizing Mist
The picture doesn't really do this moisturizing mist justice - it's huge. Like, huuuuge. That's great, because I utilize it for so much around my house. Since it's all natural, I feel comfortable using it to refresh my clothing, fabrics, or furniture. I use it all over my body, of course, including my hair. It's gentle enough where if some gets on your face, it won't burn - and you won't be rushing to the sink.
As we learn more and more about the toxic ingredients in those body mist stores' mists, it becomes harder and harder to justify using those overrated brands. For woke shoppers like us, this Beauty Kitchen alternative is better and more affordable.
The scent reminds me of a famous clothing store's cologne that was super popular in the late '00s. Think surfer vibes.
Strawberry Daiquiri Sugar Lip Scrub
When Heather Marianna told me she added aloe to her lip scrubs after I suggested it, I was honored. This is a testament to what a community brand this is. Everyone's feedback is taken into account!
The result was this rather lavish and delicious lip scrub that leaves your lips so moisturized, lip balm is optional. Aloe is known for soothing skin after sun exposure, so this is perfect after a long day in the sun, when your lips are feeling tender.
The sugar crystals in this are even more finely-milled than the Skin Polish, for your delicate lip skin in mind. Plus those crystals are surrounded in an aloe base, so it's too gentle to cause any irritation.
Coconut Eye Gels
If you follow my Instagram, you know I use Beauty Kitchen eye gels all the time. They're the O.G. eye gels. If you see celebrities wearing eye gels, it's either the real thing from Beauty Kitchen, or an imitator. Large brands are even taking note and releasing single-use, chemically-laden pairs for as high as $10 or $20.
Beauty Kitchen's start around $3 and are thicker, juicier and all natural. Plus subscribers always get to try the latest varieties.
This is not one of those drugstore lip balms that dries your lips out; you don't have to apply it all day, and it isn't $5 per tube. Beauty Kitchen's lip balm has a simple citrus flavor, and is packed with SPF 15 to protect your lips from the sun.
Perfect for use after the included Lip Scrub, I love this because years ago I was taught that the skin on the lips is the thinnest on the face. As in the most prone to sun damage! So pucker up, and put this on. You'll thank me when you're 90.
Can you say "elegant"? Visually the stand out item of the "Make Some Waves" box, this bath bomb is formed in the shape of a champagne bottle, in celebration of Heather Marianna's birthday.
I've used Beauty Kitchen bath bombs before and they always deliver a more luxurious experience than those mass-produced ones from your local shopping mall. After you drop them in the water, Beauty Kitchen bath bombs slowly sizzle until your bathwater is packed with natural moisturizing oils and brilliant color.
Of course, you can display them in your bathroom, like I'm doing with this one. I still have the Grinch one from Holiday 2017 and plan to keep it as a Christmas ornament!
Bonus Let Them Eat Cake Lotion
Though it's last on the list, this Cake Lotion was the item I had to try first. It could not smell better. It's a classic "birthday cake" fragrance done in the best possible way; not too sweet, not too overpowering. Multidimensional, so you smell different notes upon each sniff. The scent is more than a little sexy, too.
Of course the scent is only half the experience. Lotions need to moisturize too, and this does beautifully with natural moisturizing factors. You can't always "have your cake and eat it too," but you can moisturize with it instead! Not literally, though... of course there's no actual cake in this! That would be a sticky mess, and this lotion formula dries a divine, velvet matte.
- Heather's deluxe-sized VIP beauty box is $44.95/month.
- Her travel-sized mini beauty box is only $14.95/month.
- Yearly VIP and mini plans are even cheaper!
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Stay tuned to my socials throughout June for more tips & tricks for the "Make Some Waves" box!