UNBOXING: Rakuten x Bloomingdales RAN Bonus Box

I was recently surprised with an exclusive Rakuten x Bloomingdales RAN Bonus Box full of 8 amazing beauty products on my door step a few weeks ago and I couldn't be any more excited to review them for you today! The RAN Bonus Box is an awesome incentive where Rakuten handpicks 50 members of their affiliate network to send a random box of goodies to in order to grow more partnerships between publishers and brands. The Bloomingdales Bonus Box was only sent to a select 25, so I was extremely lucky to receive this exclusive beauty box! Lets get right to the unboxing + mini reviews! :)


Disclaimer: These products were sent to me for reviewing purposes. All reviews are my own 100% honest opinions. Post contains affiliate links.





High-drama volume and high-impact curl in the blink of an eye. The jumbo brush fans and pushes lashes up and out, while the rich, carbon-black formula intensely thickens, curls, and lifts lashes all day for the ultimate eye opening effect.



I usually hate jumbo mascara wands, but I am in love with the huge brush head in the Eye Opening Mascara! It actually grabs each and every lash and coats it in an ultra dark black formula that's not drying or flaky whatsoever. The lashes are left looking thicker, more volumized, and a lot longer. Plus, the formula is lightweight enough to hold a long-lasting curl that lasts all day (8+ hours)! There's no smudging or budging, and best of all? My lashes were clump-free all day!



The Bobbi Brown Eye Opening Mascaraicon retails for $30 and is available HERE!





Kiehl's introduces the Turmeric & Cranberry Seed Energizing Radiance Masque, an instant facial mask that invigorates skin and brightens appearances in minutes! This mask contains micronized Cranberry seeds that can be used for gentle exfoliation.



The Kiehl's Turmeric & Cranberry Seed Energizing Radiance Masque is formulated with Cranberry Extract, which is rich in resveratrol, and anti-inflammatory Turmeric Extract. I applied this mask for 5-10 minutes after cleansing and toning my skin, and noticed a relaxing cooling sensation! It was very gentle, but invigorating for my skin and the difference was noticeable right when I washed it off. My complexion was instantly brighter, and my blemishes, especially the redness, was minimized. Unfortunately, the brightening effect didn't last very long, but I did notice that with only two weeks of use so far, my skin has looked a lot more healthy and luminous. The crushed cranberry seeds were also a very nice touch to the mask because it allows for a quick and gentle exfoliation while washing off the mask. I recommend slowly and gently massaging the skin while washing off the mask, to avoid being too abrasive with the crushed seeds! My face was left baby soft, smooth, and polished (no dry flakes either)!


The Turmeric & Cranberry Seed Energizing Radiance Masque retails for $32 and is available HERE!




CLINIQUE POP OIL LIP & CHEEK GLOW

A subtle pop of dewy color for lips and cheeks. Clinique's nourishing tint with safflower, jojoba, and sunflower seed oils feels luscious yet lightweight. Fluid-gel formula slips on with ease thanks to a convenient wand applicator that delivers the perfect amount every time.



I received the Clinique Pop Oil Lip & Cheek Glow in the super popular and cult-favorite shade, Black Honey Glow! It's a gorgeous deep, blackened raisin/plum that works for all skin tones! What I like about the Pop Oil Lip & Cheek Glow is that it adds a very subtle pop of color with a glossy/dewy finish. It applies more easily than a traditional lip gloss and leans more towards a lip tint because of how lightweight, but pigmented it is. The Pop Oil Lip & Cheek Glow is a dual-use product that can also be used on the cheeks, however, it's too sticky and gloss-like for me to use as a blush.


The Pop Oil Lip & Cheek Glow comes with a wand applicator that makes applying on the lips a breeze -- it gets the perfect amount of product each time! I recommend this product to those who are looking for a very natural and subtle pop of color for everyday wear! Plus, the Pop Oil Lip & Cheek Glow leaves your lips nourished, hydrated, and moisturized throughout the day, however, since it's gloss-like, beware of it transferring easily!



The Clinique Pop Oil & Cheek Glow is a brand new product and has yet to be released at Bloomingdales. I'll be sure to update you guys with the link once it releases! :)





Laura Mercier Loose Setting Powder contains the finest French "cashmere" talc, resulting in a sheer, silky powder that looks & feels natural. A unique light-reflecting ingredient creates a "soft focus" appearance for fine lines and imperfections.



The Laura Mercier Loose Setting Powder is another cult-favorite because of how well it works! I've received this in the Bonus Box, but I've also been buying and using this powder for about a year now. As an all-over setting powder, it feels so incredibly lightweight, like you're not evening wearing it. It creates a very soft and matte focus that leaves you looking photoshopped and flawless. It's a completely translucent shade and doesn't leave a white cast, so all skin tones can use this!


I love using this powder as an all-over setting powder, and also for the relatively new makeup trend: baking! If you let this setting powder sit on your face for a few minutes, and then dust off the excess powder, it'll leave you with a flawless complexion, no matter how much concealer or foundation you've applied! Your pores are minimized and the makeup wear time is boosted. My foundation usually lasts about 5 hours before it starts fading, especially around my nose, but with the setting powder, I can come how about a busy 12 hour day and still look like I just applied my makeup. 

The Laura Mercier Loose Setting Powder can be applied with the velour powder puff (that's included) or with a big fluffy powder brush. This is my holy grail setting powder and I highly recommend this if you're in the market for one!


The Laura Mercier Loose Setting Powder retails for $37 and is available HERE!





The Detox Face Mask contains synthesizing complex amino acids and natural almond extract to gently and effectively, purify, clarify, and balance all skin types. It also includes stable vitamin c, anti-oxidant vitamin e and soy protein to help firm and address signs of aging. The oxygenating cleansing agents replace harsh detergents to deeply clean and purify, while lifting dirt, oil and makeup away form the skin and creating a physical barrier to seal hydration.


The (MALIN+GOETZ) Detox Face Mask is definitely one of the coolest masks I have yet to use. It has a lightweight, gel consistency that immediately begins to foam up once you apply it. It feels really relaxing and cooling on the skin, so it's a fun treat to use! Unlike most carbonated masks, the Detox Face Mask is super gentle, and doesn't irritate or itch the skin at all -- I could barely feel it foaming up! After washing off the mask, I've noticed that my skin's overall texture really improved especially where I had clogged pores. The Detox Face Mask claims to not only deep clean the skin, but also effectively purify, clarify, and balance all skin types. The congested pores that invaded my chin reduced in size (with continued use) and the mask left my skin feeling clean and revitalized. My complexion also became brighter and my dull skin was less of a problem!



The (MALIN+GOETZ) Detox Face Mask retails for $42 and is available HERE!





A radiance and moisture-enhancing facial mask. This 100% cotton mask drenches the skin with pitera's fusion of vitamin, amino acids, minerals, and organic acids, while working to revitalize, comfort, and provide intense hydration. It immediately replenishes dehydrated skin, leaving it refreshed and cool.



I was most excited about trying out the SK-II Facial Treatment Masks because my blog focuses a lot on Asian Beauty, of course, so it was such an awesome opportunity to try one of the most coveted brands. If there's one thing I know, it's a good sheet mask and the SK-II Facial Treatment Mask definitely makes the cut. The cotton is very thick, which is both a positive and a negative in itself. I love the thick cotton because it feels very relaxing on the skin and isn't irritating at all, however, I also find it to be a negative because since it's so thick, it doesn't hug my face well especially the chin area -- it kind of just sits there on my face!

Nevertheless, the mask is soaked in just enough essence where it's not a drippy mess, but just enough to provide ample amounts of moisture to your skin (there's also a lot of leftover essence in the packet). After leaving this on for about 30 minutes, I noticed that my skin was a LOT brighter and my complexion was almost flawless (there were no more rough patches or dry patches)!


 It's definitely a luxury item because of the crazy high price tag, but the effects are well worth it. I think this is especially perfect for special events like weddings or formals!


A box of 6 SK-II Facial Treatment Mask retails for $95 and is available iconHERE!





The Power Liquid Liner defines the eye with a clean line of saturated black color. The innovative nib applicator features a protected fiber core, designed for precise control and remarkable versatility. By combining the high intensity black pigment and the precision applicator, a dramatic long-lasting glossy finish is achieved.



This is without a doubt, my absolute favorite product from the Bonus Box. I didn't even know Gucci had makeup products! I have been on the hunt for the perfect liquid liner pen that is easy to use and is long-lasting and I think I've finally found THE ONE. The Gucci Power Liquid Liner in 010 Iconic Black is so intensely pigmented and dark, which makes for the perfect cat eye. The applicator is a pointy brush-like head, which allows for the user to draw a line or wing that is so precise and sharp or heavy and thick -- I'm absolutely in love! The Gucci Power Liquid Liner also has a gorgeous glossy finish that dries quickly and is waterproof, along with smudge and budge resistant! I found myself reaching for this liquid liner pen every single day and I get the perfect cat wing every single try. I have tried countless liquid liner pens from Kat Von D's Tattoo Liner, to Marc Jacobs, to Clio's Kill Black Liner and none of them work as well for me as the Gucci Power Liquid Liner has. I AM OBSESSED!



The Gucci Power Liquid Liner retails for $37 and is available HERE!





The Sisley Paris L'Intégral Anti-Áge is formulated with a complex of highly effective plant-based active ingredients. It's powerful skin care with total anti-aging action: fights all the visible signs of genetic aging and those linked to our environment and lifestyle. Spectacular results on wrinkles, firmness, radiance, density, and hydration. Visibly diminishes perceived aging.


The Sisley Paris L'Intégral Anti-Áge is hands-down the most effective facial cream I have ever used. It has a very thick, rich, and creamy texture that melts onto your face and penetrates deep within your skin's layers, not just sit on the surface. A little goes a long way for this cream, so despite it being 50ml of product, it'll definitely last a while.

I recently started noticing a lot of fine lines popping up around my eye area, and I'm only in my very early 20's! However, this miracle cream made those fine lines totally lessen and I've only been using this cream for about two weeks (using it day and night), I kid you not. Not only does it actually work with lessing fine lines and the overall appearance of aging, but it also helped tightening my skin's overall texture. My skin was more hydrated and supple to the touch, but my skin also felt very firm and kept together. This cream is highly luxurious but also insanely effective, so if you're looking for a cream to lessen the visible signs of aging, then this is the perfect cream for you!


I know the price tag is ridiculously high, but the effects are incredible and so worth it if you're battling with wrinkles and fine lines! Plus, a little goes a long way, so the cream could definitely last a while.


The Sisley Paris L'Intégral Anti-Áge retails for $525 and is available HERE



WHERE TO BUY?

Here are the links to purchase all of the items featured in today's post!

Bobbi Brown Eye Opening Mascara 0.42 oz. / 12 ml - $30


Clinique Pop Oil Lip & Cheek Glow (not yet released on Bloomingdales) - $18


(MALIN+GOETZ) Detox Face Mask 4 oz. / 118 ml - $42

SK-II Facial Treatment Mask (box of 6) - $95

Gucci Power Liquid Liner 0.01 fl. oz. / 0.5 ml - $37

SISLEY Paris Sisleÿa L'Intégral Anti-Áge 1.6 fl. oz. / 50 ml - $525 



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Disclaimer: These products were sent to me for reviewing purposes. All reviews are my own 100% honest opinions. Post also contains affiliate links.

1 comment

  1. Oh dear, I've never been so jealous! All these products in the box sound fabulous (well, especially the SK-II masks, the Sisley cream, the Gucci liner and the Malin + Goetz mask!)
    I've been dying to try the Sisley cream for ages (every single time I see an ad in Porter magazine, lol) and it actually strengthens my will to read that it really works!

    Gucci indeed does makeup and it's generally amazing! Their matte lip tint are probably the best I've ever tried, the most natural yet most elegant (and hydrating!) you should check them out!

    I wish I could receive a box like that one day!

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