MemeBox Review: Rapunzel Box

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MemeBox is my current obsession. I love beauty boxes in general, and MemeBoxes have such fun themes and such a great value that I can’t stop ordering them.

MemeBoxes are similar to subscription boxes except that instead of being monthly, they release boxes on Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays and you can buy any boxes you want instead of being automatically charged. To see their available boxes, click here (this is an affiliate link). Use code Y4M5 to get $5 off your order.

A few months ago, MemeBox released the first series of princess boxes. Sleeping Beauty and Snow White didn’t interest us, but when M and I heard there was a Rapunzel box, we were all over it. M had actually never ordered a MemeBox before, so this was her first! Since we ordered together, MemeBox upgraded the shipping to Express and we got out boxes within a few days of release.

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Here is the product card for this box. Always keep your product cards in a safe place because most of the products are completely in Korean, so you can’t read the packaging for directions.

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Sally’s Box Friendly Argan Hair Mask, $4.

I love hair masks but I am hesitant about this one for two reasons. First, I have used one other product from this brand and it was awful. It was the lip mask from the My Cute Wishlist 2 box and it left my lips actually feeling drier after I used it. Also, I have a similar hair mask that I bought from the MemeShop that I haven’t used yet because, as with this one, you are supposed to use it on clean, wet hair and then wash it out after. So I take that to mean that I need to shampoo my hair twice. That seems like such a hassle to me. I may just do it on wet, dirty hair.

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L’CRET Hair Color Keeper Treatment Shampoo, $42.

This is the one product out of the box I am probably going to gift someone. M tried it and commented that it has barely any lather. She had to use it three times and still her hair didn’t feel clean. Makes sense, since it is a color protectant, so I am guessing it has little to no surfactant in it. I have really oily hair so I definitely need a lathering shampoo to cleanse my hair. I won’t even bother trying this one.

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Elizavecca Collagen Ceramide Coating Protein Treatment, $34.

LOVE this stuff! This is the second Elizavecca product I have tried and the second I have loved (the first was the collagen sleeping pack in MCW2). You apply it after shampooing in the shower and leave it on 5-20 minutes depending on how damaged your hair is. My hair is pretty healthy so I only left it on for about five minutes. It left my hair so silky and smooth. It has never felt like that before. I was actually able to brush it while wet, which is typically impossible. Winning product!

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Boutique Bebe Hair Salon Vita-Clinic Mist, $24.

This spray is filled with nutritious ingredients (peppermint, lavender and rosemary to name a few) that moisturize and provide protein to dry, damaged hair. It says to most evenly over hair often so I assume it would work on wet or dry hair. I sprayed it once on my dry hair and it felt a little sticky at first but then I was able to smooth it in to the hair and it felt better. The smell is a little strong and reminds me of drugstore shampoo. I doubt I will use this often.

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ProYou Scalp Nutrition Calming Moisture Fluid, $48.

This is a calming liquid that also helps with itchiness and dandruff. You are meant to work it into the scalp with your fingers and not rinse off. The tip of the bottle makes it very easy to apply to the scalp without getting it all over your hair. This is actually a great product but it’s not something I really need so again, I doubt I will use it much.

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Tosowoong 10 Hours, $12.

This is a protein treatment that you leave on for ten hours. I haven’t tried it yet but will use it before bed on a night when I plan to shower the next morning. M used hers but she used it along with the Elizavecca treatment and the color keeping shampoo, so she had a difficult time telling the affects of one over the other.

Overall, according to the information sheet, the value of this box came out to $164. That’s an amazing value but I do think that this box is geared more towards dry and damaged hair and scalp, which doesn’t apply to me. I had hoped for a really nice hair brush in here instead. It’s definitely not a bad box though. Had the shampoo been different, I would have been happier with the contents.

Did you order any of the princess boxes? What were your thoughts?

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