Here's the latest delivery from the Meme. As a Doctor Who fan who likes Memeboxes, I shall now take my place as one of the Adherents of the Repeated Meme. And also shout Moisturise me! a lot.
In a nutshell, Memeboxes are fabulous Korean beauty boxes. I read this week that Korean skin care is considered to be 10 years ahead of what's available in the West. I don't know if that's true or just a bit of hype, but they sure do have some interesting products.
This Whole Grain box is an example of a themed Memebox Global Box - these retail at $23 plus $6.99 for shipping and contain 6-8 full size and sample items (around $30 or £17 all in). This box contains 9 full size items in total (one extra cos there are two of the same masks).
Standard shipping took 5 days to get from Korea to the UK.
Let's see what's inside:
Lots of lovely whole grain goodness!
- Grinif Oatmeal Scrub Bar ($9)
Looks like a flapjack, but actually it's soap. Contains oatmeal, rice bran, mung beans, red beans, shea butter and jojoba oil to cleanse and moisturise. Smells of nothing, lathers up a treat.
- Herbclinic Rice Bran Powder ($8)
Mix this powder with oatmeal and milk for a super-nourishing face mask that makes you look like Shrek. Will probably only use this once as it sounds like a faff.
- Purebess Galactomyces 100% ($15)
- Purebess Galactomyces Eye Cream ($20)
Two products from the same range featuring an ingredient I've never heard of. Apparently galactomyces is a natural enzyme originally used in brewing, rich in vitamins and minerals and supposedly great for skin elasticity. Very excited to try this out.
- Purederm Oatmeal Heat Therapy Mask ($12)
One of those masks that heats up when you put it on your face. Might save it for winter in that case. Oatmeal is coming!
- Purederm Oatmeal Hand Mask ($7)
So there's porridge for your hands and face in this box. Yum. This should revive my typing claws.
- Purederm Walnut Foot Scrub ($4)
Useful for after you've done a foot peeling treatment, which as it happens I just have, so my feet are as smooth and pink as a loose chipolata right now.
- & 9. Two Purederm Rice Bran Collagen Masks ($5)
I wear these masks to scare the postman when he delivers my Memeboxes. Now I get to do it twice! Must order more.
With codes and discounts I paid only $14.99/£8.75 for this box, so given that the value is $80/£45 I'm happy with that. It's not the highest ever value Memebox but I really like the mix of interesting products and will definitely use them all.
What do you think of this box?
CURRENT MEMEBOX DISCOUNT CODES
In theory, the $15 discount code TRYMEMEBOX was supposed to have expired on 8th July, but I see people online say they're still using it, so it's definitely worth a go, sooner rather than later.
Code IH887C will get you $5 off any Memebox order in July 14. This code can only be used once.
And this special secret link means that if you order any of the 9 boxes shown, you'll get 3 Memepoints. Each point = $1 off, so essentially this gives you $3 off future boxes. If you bought all 9 then you'd get 27 points which is enough for a free box.
This link only will get you $3 off Bubble Pop Cosmetics, which looks like a great box. Please not that in Korea, cosmetics refers to skin care as well as make up, so this is not just a make up box. Spoilers so far show some really nice cleansers in there.
If you're planning a big haul, the banner below gets you $5 off orders over $100
This post contains affiliate links. I paid for this box with my own money.