Subscription box service is hot stuff now and there's one for everyone, whether you're a beauty or fashion enthusiast, DIY guru, foodie or traveler, there will most likely be a subscription box to enlighten you. One unique subscription box that launched in the U.S.A. within the year is Memebox, Korea's number one beauty box service. It is an eCommerce beauty retailer launched in Seoul and is now headquartered in S.F.
What makes Memebox different from many other beauty subscription boxes out in the market today, is that it offers the most popular Korean beauty products, while also offering the consumers the flexibility to choose what to order only when desired. Ever since the famous BB cream started popping up at every beauty counter during the last couple of years, all attention have been placed on Korea’s beauty and skincare scene. In each Memebox, subscribers receive six to eight Korean beauty products to try, in which some are deluxe samples and some are full sizes.
This week, Memebox launched two very exciting limited-edition collaborations with style blog The Pink Diary which was released on July 30th, and international v-blogger CutiePieMarzia which will be released on August 2nd. Both boxes were personally curated retails for $23 each.
Collaboration Number 1 Memebox X Pink Diary features some of Memebox's favorite items and classic beauty must-haves, like the essential Banila Co. primer and Croquis lip crayon that also functions as a blush. Below is a detailed description about Memebox X Pink Diary.
1. HOPE GIRL Tinted Lip Balm 01 Strawberry 5g (Full-sized product)
Scented with a delicate strawberry fragrance, Hope Girl’s Tinted Lip Balm serves both as a lip tint as well as a lip balm. While the co-enzyme Q-10 and shea butter formula deeply nourishes your chapped lips, the lovely pink tint will leave your lips with a long-lasting radiance! To use, apply the tinted lip balm with your finger and blend it into your lips.
2. CROQUIS Lip & Blush 10 Pink Brown 4g (Full-sized product)
The famous Lip & Blush from Croquis can be applied on both your lips and cheeks for a natural and well-blended pink that gently enhances your complexion. While this shade itself might seemlight and shimmery, it will leave your lips and cheeks with a long-lasting radiance. To use, apply the crayon onto the inner parts of your lips and blend it in for naturally gradated lips. When using as a blush, dab on a little of the crayon on each cheek and use your fingers to gently blend it in for a natural, rosy look.
3. CROQUIS Eye Shadow & Blusher 04 Goldy Brown 4g (Full-sized product)
When blended in with darker brown shadow and a liner, Croquis’ waterproof, cream-type crayon creates a shimmery gold brown gradated look. It smoothly glides onto your eye contours, giving it a nice, silky finish without being clumpy or sticky. To use, apply onto your upper eyelids, and blend it in with a darker eye shadow. Finish off the look with a fine-point liquid, gel or pencil liner.
4. BANILA CO. Prime Primer Classic 30ml (Full-sized product)
Prep your face with the ultimate Banila Co. Prime Primer!Banila Co. is one of Korea’s cult favorites and this primer is one of its longest standing bestsellers. It’s a must-have classic that smoothens out any unevenness in skin texture by filling in all fine lines and enlarged pores. It alsocoats your face with a protective layer for optimum moisture retention while preventing your skin from getting oily. Use as the first stage in your makeup routine. Apply the primer adequately over your face, focusing on areas with visible wrinkles and pores.
5. TOSOWOONG Black Sugar Facial Scrub 160g (Full-sized product)
All natural, and made from sugar, sunflower seed oil, portulaca extract, huttuyniacordata and various other minerals and vitamins, the Black Sugar Facial Scrub works to remove stubborn blackheads, excess sebum, and dead skin cells without dehydrating your skin. It will leave your face glowing with a natural radiance. To use, spread the facial scrub evenly over your wet face and, using your fingers, gently roll onto areas with excess blackheads and dry flakes. Massage onto your face with water, softly melting the sugar granules, and finally rinse off with warm water.
6. L.VIDA Nail Polish LC-06 Baby Angel 10ml (Full-sized product)
Pamper your nails with L.vida’s bright, beautiful nail polish colors that last. This collection is formulated with a unique combination of resins and waxes that provide a fast drying, long-wear shine. On clean and filed nails, apply a base coat. Then, using the nail polish color of your choice, place the rush at the base of the nail and spread the polish to the tip of the nail. Apply multiple coats if necessary. Wait a few minutes until the polish has dried, and finally add a clear top coat for longer-lasting wear.