The contents were as follows:
- Philosophy - Take a Deep Breath Oil-Free Energizing Oxygen Gel Cream Moisturizer - 12 ml/0.4 fl oz deluxe sample; Full size 2 oz.; $34 - This lightweight moisturizer detoxifies and helps protect for a healthy-looking glow. Bonus promo code for free shipping on a future order through 7/15/2012 on philosophy.com. My thoughts: I am glad the deluxe sample came in a tube as I don't really like products in jar containers as they often lose their potency as the air hits the contents. I like this moisturizer as my dry skin tends to lean towards normal during the warmer summer months so this lightweight product fits the bill nicely. I would definitely re-purchase a full size if Philosophy repackages in a tube so the product properties can remain stable.
- NYX - Round Lipstick - Iced Honey (556) - 4 g/.14 oz - Full size; $5 - Incredible color that resists wear and smudging, let your lipstick last all night with an amazing velvety smooth, mineral formula. My thoughts: I liked this formula but have never been a fan of frosty lipstick shades. Otherwise, I would have kept this full-sized lippie instead of passing it along to a friend.
- Living Proof -
frizzNourishing Styling Cream - 60 ml/2 fl oz deluxe sample; Full size 4 oz.; $26 - Stops frizz in its tracks, keeping all styles frizz-free, soft and smooth. Living Proof's miracle molecule OFPMA, conquers frizz by blocking humidity without silicone or heavy oils. Bonus offer for a frizzShampoo (2 oz.), Conditioner (2 oz.) and Nourishing Cream (4 oz.) or Weightless Spray (4 oz.) for $35 with free shipping and free sample at checkout. There does not appear to be an expiration date on this offer. My thoughts: I loved this styling cream. It worked nicely on my dry, color-treated curly hair. I used it after my regular leave-in conditioner and styled my curls. I also used it before blowing out my hair and I noticed a nice, smooth finish on my hair, even on humid days.
- Marbella Permanent Eyeliner Pen - Black - Full size; Retail $19 - Master the art of beautiful eyes with this unique waterproof, smudge free, and long-lasting semi-permanent eyeliner pen. My thoughts: I really liked this felt-tip liner pen, though the color payoff left much to be desired. I prefer darker blacks, like the finish on my L'Oreal Carbon Black Lineur Intense. I liked the staying power but I didn't get the results I expected as it didn't last all night. I suspect that the formula didn't "agree" with my under-eye products so I will need to experiment with application techniques to see if I can maximize the longevity of this product. One downside was that the ingredients of this product were not provided. I had to research the ingredients online.
Here are swatches of the lipstick and eyeliner pen: