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Unboxing NoMakeNoLife

I haven't done a skincare or makeup review in a long while but I was recently sent a subscription box from No Make No Life. This is a monthly beauty box with 8-9 (full sized, I believe) items from Korean or Japanese skincare or cosmetic brands! It is only $35/month with free worldwide shipping so it is perfect for an Asian skincare or beauty junkie!

Let's take a look at August's box: 
We have two types of masks in the box from a Japanese brand. Unfortunately, since most of the information is in Japanese, I am unable to read the details. There is a card in the box that explains a little bit more about the products.
Mint chocolate ice cream is my favorite ice cream flavor so I am definitely excited about these masks! You hardly ever see mint flavored products in the skincare or beauty industry because they tend to cause irritation to sensitive skin. I, on the other hand, love the cooling effect of mint and the scent of it.
Apparently mint chocolate is trendy in Japan because it helps to tighten pores as well.

The sheet mask comes in the standard sheet mask size - big with big holes. I had a bit of difficulty unfolding it. Also, it isn't super saturated with serum. The mint chocolate scent isn't overpowering. I noticed a cooling effect on my skin but I'm not sure if it is entirely because of the mint or that I had a fan blowing at me as well.
The next item is this Whip Cream Face Wash device from a Japanese brand. There are 2 sachets of facial cleanser to be used with this. Empty one in and fill the container with water. Use the stick to pump the mixture and create a whipped foam textured cleanser!
While it sounds pretty cool, I'm not sure how often I would use this device because I believe that cleansing should be quick and simple. Also, there are easier ways to get a foamy cleanser like through those soap dispensers that automatically foam up the soap once you pump it out (e.g. Biore's Facial Whip Cleanser).
There is another cleanser in the box from the brand, Deve. I got the Honey version but there are 3 others as well - rose extract, charcoal and deep moisture. Honey is usually more suitable for dry skin because of its moisturising properties. I have oily skin so I'm not sure if this will be good for me. NMNL suggests using this with the whip cream face wash device to create a foamy mixture!
The last skincare item in the box is this Snail Secretion Cream from Eye N Lip Beauty. Snail secretion is super popular in South Korea for its hydration and healing properties. I quite like the packaging of this because it is very compact for traveling and the twist cap ensures that you can keep the product sanitary and fresh.
For makeup items, we have a glitter topper that can be used on your eyes and lips. However, if it doesn't dry down, I wouldn't be using it on my eyes because I am not about that glossy lid trend.
There is also a Cookie Blush from Etude House. I've heard good things about this blush so I can't wait to use it!
These bunny glosses from Tony Moly are also very popular among beauty junkies. They give a sheer tint of color while moisturising your lips so it's perfect to use for an au naturale look.

To be honest, I am not blown away by this month's box. You can have a look at past boxes on their website and those look much better than this in my opinion. It is great to try out new things, especially since Korean and Japanese products have super cute packaging ideas. Also, if you live in an area where Asian beauty products are not easily accessible, this would be a good choice.

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