The most exciting item for me was the Klorane Extra-gentle dry shampoo with oat milk, mainly because I thought I was out and this would come in handy. Turns out I did have a bottle hiding in my closet, but I've been using the Klorane this week. It has a powerful spray and you can definitely see where deposits, as it's a stark white. Fortunately, it brushes out nicely and I don't see any remaining residue, so that's a plus. It performs very well and my hair looks and feels clean and has some extra volume. I find the scent a bit off-putting. It's not exactly unpleasant, but I don't care for it. The price is a bit much at $18 a bottle, as I can go through a bottle a month. So, not a replacement to my beloved Pssssst!, which is about $7 in comparison - plus I like how it smells:-) Sample value is $6.
Coola is a new to me brand, and after wearing this sunscreen twice, I'm liking it! It contains 70% Certified Organic inactive ingredients, and sports some impressive claims:
Vitamin C rich organic Strawberry Extract soothes, tones and minimizes pores. Organic Acai Oil - high in Omegas-3/6/9, Vitamins B1/2/3 and Vitamins C and E - delivers powerful anti-aging benefits. Organic Evening Primrose and Linseed Oils reduce inflammation and balance moisture, as the phyto-protector Plankton Extract rejuvenates skin. Patented Oleosome Technology, derived from eco-certified organic Safflower and rich in moisturizing Vitamin E, enhances sun protection and helps time-release actives (source drugstore.com)
Mavis Classic Strong Mint is an Italian brand of toothpaste. On the one hand, I'll use it. On the other, it's toothpaste - and rather expensive at $10.50 a tube. I'll save it for my next trip, which will probably be Albuquerque, NM in October. Excited about that, as I've never been before! Sample value is $1.40.
The "extra" this month was a Pilot pen, another practical item that will get used. Just not something that got me excited. Maybe I'm getting jaded, I don't know. Sample value is $1.56. So all total the value of this month's box is $18.94, and I potentially discovered a sunscreen that will work for me. Not bad, but not exciting:-)
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