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I'm so excited to share with everyone the clean, vegan, cruelty-free subscription beauty box by a new company, @freebunni! ๐Ÿฅฐ This box was courtesy of Free Bunni, and I have not been paid for a review. 
That being said, I really, REALLY love this incredible box. 
Free Bunni is a quarterly subscription that will send you full sized products ($130 value) for $70. Before anyone hesitates, let's do the math:

4 boxes x $70/box is $280/year (or $17.50/mo). If you're paying an average of $25 every month for other boxes, that's $300/year. Right there you're saving money.

You also get 20 full size vegan products/year compared to a few handfuls of minis. ๐Ÿ’ธ

Finally, my review! Here is my full nightly face routine for the past 2 months: *Companies tagged*

Green Tea & Camellia Facial Cleanser: I've been using this cleanser nightly and it's like nothing I've ever tried. It gets super bubbly and fizzy and smells fresh. It's a really unique cleanser that helps take off my makeup every night. It kind of tickles actually and is fun to use. ๐Ÿ˜Š

Flower Water Toner: Next step is this toner. I'm absolutely obsessed with toners (hyperpigmentation) and this is by far THE BEST one I've ever tried. ๐Ÿ˜ญ Definitely my favorite box product. The difference in redness of my skin makes me feel good about myself.  It helps take off leftover makeup too. I also apply before makeup.

Physical Attraction Serum: I use this sparingly since hydration isn't big concern. ๐Ÿ’ฆ The colder months are drying out my cheek areas (no clue why) but this helps revitalize my skin.

Coffee Bean Caffeine Eye Cream: This is such a neat product. I use this every night under my eyes to reduce puffiness. ๐Ÿ‘€ It helps with dark circles too, though that's not a concern for me. It smells incredible! โ˜•

Lavender Lemon Lotion: I use this everyday because my hands get really dry. ๐Ÿ‘ It's creamy and thick and soaks in beautifully. I usually don't use it for my face, but I will in place of the serum if I'm in the mood.

Do I recommend: YES! โœ…

Thank you SO MUCH to @freebunni for this opportunity. I've been using these on a daily/nightly basis the past 2 months and my skin makes me feel  so  beautiful.๐Ÿ‡ #mindovermango #gifted

I'm so excited to share...

I can say that I have tried quite a few face washes and mists over the past 2.5 years. So far, Iโ€™ve pretty much enjoyed all that Iโ€™ve tried. That being said, I can say that @lather has been my longest face wash that I have used on a consistent basis. โณ I partnered with LATHER for this post to give an honest review of their products in exchange for a discounted price. ๐Ÿ‡ *Unedited photos. I am wearing mascara, brow powder, and lip stain.*
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LATHERโ€™S products are botanically based. ๐ŸŒฟ Their cleansing milk contains oat protein and sweet almond oil that helps to condition skin, while their face mist contains algae and witch hazel extract to clean and tighten pores. Being that it is also vegan and cruelty-free, I decided that it would likely be a no-brainer to test out. ๐Ÿฐ (Shout out to @joinpalm as well for the opportunity to do so)!
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My skin has cleared up and more importantly has stayed clear since using these products on a nightly basis. ๐ŸŒ I tried a couple of other new products this month to break up the routine and now kind of regret it. I started breaking out again around my chin, jaw line, and under my cheek bones after straying from my LATHER routine. โ€ข
I like using this face wash every night, especially because it does a great job at removing leftover makeup from the day. My routine is as follows: 1๏ธโƒฃ Remove makeup with makeup wipe. 2๏ธโƒฃ Apply face cleanser and massage on my face and across my closed eye lids + lashes. 3๏ธโƒฃ Rinse, apply additional products as needed, and finish off with spritzing my LATHER face mist all over my face and across my neck and chest for a refreshing coolness on the skin. ๐ŸŒฌ
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Would I recommend these products and this company to a friend. YES! ๐Ÿฅฐ Absolutely. Iโ€™ve thoroughly enjoyed using these goods and look forward to my nightly routine after coming home from the day. I can only speak highly of this company and have had great experiences with their products. ๐Ÿ’˜
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Thank you so much to @lather and @joinpalm for this wonderful chance to find new skincare products that have been working wonders on my skin! ๐Ÿ˜ธ I think Iโ€™ll continue sticking to my routine for a while. ๐Ÿ˜† #mindovermango #collab

I can say that I...

I am so incredibly blessed to be apart of the cruelty-free community! ๐Ÿ‘จโ€๐Ÿ‘ฉโ€๐Ÿ‘งโ€๐Ÿ‘ฆ @petitvour has once again graciously gifted me their vegan monthly beauty box, this time for August 2019. ๐Ÿ“ฆ I've uploaded an "unboxing" on my IGTV of the goods that came in this month's box. ๐Ÿ“บ For as low as $15 a month you can receive up to $50 worth of vegan, non-toxic, and cruelty-free beauty products to your doorstep. ๐Ÿฐ If you love what you received, you can buy duplicates or full sizes of any products you received in your box on their website.
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Featured in this month's box:
1๏ธโƒฃ Lengthening Organic Mascara by @harvestnaturalbeauty - $18
2๏ธโƒฃ Pa'akai Cleansing Cream by @honuaskincare - $12
3๏ธโƒฃ Essential Radiance Toner by @dermae- $2.50 
4๏ธโƒฃ Blemish Clearing Serum by @juicebeauty - $15
5๏ธโƒฃ Envie Desoir Natural Perfume by Petite Histoire (@becomealover) - $5
6๏ธโƒฃ Noir by Antonym Eyeliner by @antonymcosmetics - $19
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Total box value: $71.50
Total savings: $56.50
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Check out my IGTV for a real inside look at this month's box to learn more about the products and my thoughts and experiences about them all. ๐Ÿ‘€๐Ÿ“บ๐Ÿ’˜๐Ÿ‡
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Thank you so much to Petit Vour for your kindness and generosity to the animals, and also to this Mango, too! ๐Ÿ™ƒ๐Ÿฅญ #mindovermango

I am so incredibly blessed...

Portugal Pinup. ๐ŸŽ€๐Ÿ‘™๐Ÿ‡ต๐Ÿ‡น #mindovermango

Portugal Pinup. ๐ŸŽ€๐Ÿ‘™๐Ÿ‡ต๐Ÿ‡น #mindovermango

Drone shot from my holiday (as everyone outside the US seems to call it) on Sao Jorge Island in the Azores! ๐ŸŒ I shot this on my DJI Mavic 2 Pro, who right now is getting the love he needs in the DJI repair shop because I crashed my baby while away on vacation a day after this image was shot. ๐Ÿ˜ญ That being said, I'm so incredibly grateful for the amazing footage I was able to capture prior to the accident! ๐Ÿ›ฉ #fromwhereidrone #womenwhodrone #mindovermango

Drone shot from my holiday...

I went on this crazy bathing suit shopping spree right before my trip to the Azores because I hadn't bought myself a bathing suit for the past 6 years. ๐Ÿ˜ญ So if I'm doing my math correctly, 5 new bathing suits = 30 more years until I need to buy another one. ๐Ÿงฎ #mindovermango

I went on this crazy...

I couldn't decide which background to choose, so I chose all of them. ๐Ÿค— I wanted to introduce some of you to a product (and company) you probably have never heard of before. @hairshotsbyamy is a unique hair goods company who has created their own "hair perfumes" that are meant to be used to freshen up your locks when they need it. ๐Ÿ‘ง

This company states that "hair shots starts where shampoo leaves off". ๐Ÿ›€ Often times the scent of our shampoos vanishes after washes, and during our workouts, our heads naturally get sweaty (and maybe a little bit smelly too). ๐Ÿ˜ท This heat activated hair fragrance helps to #sweetenyourlocks and keeps your hair smelling fresh when you need it most. 
Amy was cool enough to send me over two of her bottles (of course I had to try a mango scent) that I was able to bring with me on my vaca to the Azores recently. ๐Ÿ›ฉ I figured with the heat and vaca activities, I might need a little refresh and I'm thankful that these cute bottles gave my hair a much needed boost. ๐Ÿ™‚

They come in all kinds of scents, so you can pick what you may like best. I need to say that the Asian Green is probably my favorite, and I highly recommend trying out this scent if you're in the market for a new type of hair product with benefits. ๐Ÿ๐Ÿฅญ Thank you Amy for letting me give your products a test run. I'm grateful and look forward to using my new hair shots again in the future! ๐Ÿ™‚ #mindovermango #hairshots

I couldn't decide which background...

I'm so excited to finally share this! Mind Over Mango has been published in @dyemag! ๐Ÿฅฐ ๐Ÿ“– I've been wanting to share for weeks but needed the hard copy to be in my hands to make it feel official. ๐Ÿ™ So much of this is in thanks to my incredible Fiancรฉ, Cassio of @cdv.creative (also known as @stacking_shit). ๐Ÿคต๐Ÿ’๐Ÿ‘ฐ Cassio helped with this project by photographing all of the content that was accepted into this issue of Dye Magazine. ๐Ÿ“š He has been very supportive of my passion for expressing myself through imagery and has taken on the role of a photographer like a champ! ๐Ÿ“ธ๐Ÿ’ช Thank you so much to meu amor, and thank you for the publication Dye Mag! (P.S. The last two published images were from my first ever brand campaign featuring @trafficpeople! Pink dress in the first image and full page spread from @dreamsisterjane.) #mindovermango

I'm so excited to finally...

Pixi Beauty #skintreats: Love the skin you’re in

๐ŸŒธ #skintreats by Pixi Beauty ๐ŸŒธ

Hello again to my lovely readers! Today I wanted to discuss a recent campaign that Pixi Beauty has been promoting based on a relatively new line of products they launched. Pixi was quite generous and sent me a surprise package in the mail! I wanted to try out all of the products first before writing my review of them, so I took the time to test each one to see how I felt. I’ve been experiencing skin troubles for quite a while now due to my endometriosis, so I was excited to try something new in my routine.
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Cute PR box these products came in! Which product should I use next? ๐Ÿค”

Disclaimer: Just so you know, all opinions stated within the article are mine alone. Pixi Beauty did kindly send me these products but are not paying me nor did they ask me to write a blog post about my thoughts. This article also contains affiliate links that help support my platforms and allow me to supplement the costs of Mind Over Mango. Any purchases made through my affiliate links are forever appreciated. Please view my Privacy + Disclosure page for an in-depth look at my policies and my approval process here on Mind Over Mango.

Product Line

The #skintreats product line extends far beyond the ones that I have tried. They have everything ranging from skin toners, facial serums, vitamin c lotions, and cleansing cloths, to name a few.

My review is based on the following products:

*Although I have heard wonderful things, I have not yet tried the GLOW Glycolic Boost Sheet Mask yet and thus I will not review it at this moment. As for the face cloth, all I can say is it is cute and soft and little. I like it a lot. ๐Ÿ˜Š

๐Ÿ’†โ€โ™€๏ธ T-Zone Peel-Off Mask ๐Ÿ’†โ€โ™€๏ธ

The T-Zone Peel-Off Mask happened to be the first peel-off mask that I have ever tried! It’s one of those silly things I had on my bucket list that seems so basic yet I had never used one before. Needless to say, I was happy to check it off my list purely for the sake of trying it.

โœ… Who this is for โœ…

If you love a luxurious feeling product, then this mask is right up your alley. I really loved the smooth and silky texture of this product and it has an amazing scent as well! My pores felt tighter after using this and the mask peeled off some of my dreaded blackheads, which is a huge skincare concern of mine. My skin also felt really soft after using this product too!

โŒ Who this is not for โŒ

As for skin-purifying results, I did notice a slight difference in my skin, but it wasn’t drastic. This mask absolutely needs to be applied in a thick layer; if it’s too thin, there won’t be enough product to grab onto any impurities and pull them out. If you’re looking for a cure-all blackhead extracting mask, this isn’t the product for you. I’d say it’s most suitable for people with minor skin concerns. If you have a lot of pesky blackheads, you’ll want to go with something more powerful for your t-zone. Despite its subtle results, it happens to be one of my favorites that I tried.

Mind Over Mango Mud Masks
A quick selfie I snapped after applying the T-Zone + Glow Mud Mask.

๐Ÿ’†โ€โ™€๏ธ Glow Mud Mask ๐Ÿ’†โ€โ™€๏ธ

The Glow Mud Mask happens to be the second mud mask I have ever tried, with the previous from another cool mask that I recently tested out.

โœ… Who this is for โœ…

There wasn’t a whole lot to not like about this product. I’m not awfully fussy when it comes to clay-type masks, and this one came as no exception. A little goes a long way and it’s very easy to smooth over your face. I applied it with the tip of a finger and then left in on for 15 minutes as instructed before washing it off. It washed off very easily and with little mess. My skin felt tighter with this product as well and it gets the job done.

โŒ Who this is not for โŒ

I wouldn’t say that this mask is drying, but I would say my skin was drier than it was beforehand. I find this to be the case with most clay masks so it didn’t come as a surprise to me. I can’t quite say who this isn’t really for because let’s face it, it’s a mud mask. There’s not a whole lot to go wrong here, so I think most people would be satisfied with the purifying results that it gives.

Mind Over Mango Swatches
From top to bottom: Peel & Polish, Glow Mud Mask, T-Zone Peel-Off Mask.

๐Ÿ’†โ€โ™€๏ธ Peel & Polish Exfoliator ๐Ÿ’†โ€โ™€๏ธ

The Peel & Polish is a product that I thought could be pretty handy. I’m often on the hunt for a good exfoliator so this was a nice #skintreat to test out for myself.

โœ… Who this is for โœ…

This is a “resurfacing concentrate” exfoliator, meaning that it will lift away the dead skin cells, and help reveal a more radiant and healthy complexion.ย  This is a gentle exfoliant that won’t hurt your skin. In fact, the exfoliating beads almost melt into your skin as you massage it on your face. Interesting, it does seem to have a “polish” type of finish once you rinse it off. I really enjoyed this product and had no issues with it.

โŒ Who this is not for โŒ

So unlike the title, this actually isn’t a “peel” kind of product that you may expect. As mentioned, it’s a rinse off. It’s not something that should necessarily deter you, but it’s good to know that the title is merely describing the peel-away effects of removing dead skin cells. Some people may not be a huge fan of the scent though. It’s not strong but has the slight scent that could be confused with a faint smell of paint. I think that this is just the fruit enzymes within it though and not a cause for alarm.

๐Ÿ’†โ€โ™€๏ธ DetoxifEYE Depuffing Eye Patches ๐Ÿ’†โ€โ™€๏ธ

The Pixi Beauty DetoxifEYE was actually my favorite in terms of having fun with my skincare routine! It was definitely a totally new type of product for me and I had never tried anything like it.

โœ… Who this is for โœ…

If you tend to get puffy under-eyes, this product will be a holy grail for you. I don’t naturally have puffy eyes, but I’ll be the first to admit I’m a bit of a crier. For me, these patches are perfect for the morning after. For some reason, I must cry more at night (?) so when I wake up the next day, my eyes might look like a pufferfish. It always seems super obvious to me, so these calming patches are a nice pick-me-up. I don’t have a makeup fridge, but I think these would be AMAZING and work even better if they were slightly chilled before use! Plenty of gel will be leftover once you remove the product, so I take the rest and massage it into my skin.

โŒ Who this is not for โŒ

Okay, so although I like this product for a lot of reasons, it’s really not for everyone. If you don’t like slimy textures, steer clear from this at all costs. If those types of textures freak you out, you won’t be too happy when using these patches. There is a lot of liquid/gel in these patches too, and they are slippery – so it doesn’t take much for them to slide down your face. You would most likely need to lay your head back to avoid that issue. Also, because there’s so much product leftover on your skin, you may not really like massaging in the leftover gel.

๐Ÿ‘ฉโ€โš–๏ธ Pixi Beauty Verdict ๐Ÿ‘ฉโ€โš–๏ธ

So that was a pretty long review, and I’m a bit winded from it. To make a long story end, the verdict is a positive one! I thoroughly enjoyed all of these products in the Pixi Beauty Skintreats Collection. Although the T-Zone Mask fell slightly short, I still really loved the product itself and I will continue to use it. I found all of these products to be extremely high quality as well. I have been wanting to try Pixi for years now and I’m so thrilled I finally had an opportunity to do so. I want to give a HUGE thank you to Pixi Beauty for all of the love and this amazing surprise in my mailbox. I’m so grateful! Thank you as well to all of my readers for checking out my latest blog post! I hope you were able to take away a few pros and cons that will help you make some judgments for yourself!

See you next time! ๐Ÿ˜‰

xoxo Sara

Shop These Products!

Pixi Beauty T-Zone Peel-Off Mask
Pixi Beauty Peel Polish
Pixi Beauty DetoxifEYE
Pixi Beauty Glow Mud Mask
Pixi Beauty GLOW Glycolic Boost Mask
Pixi Beauty T-Zone Peel-Off Mask
Pixi Beauty Peel Polish
Pixi Beauty DetoxifEYE
Pixi Beauty Glow Mud Mask
Pixi Beauty GLOW Glycolic Boost Mask
Pixi Beauty T-Zone Peel-Off Mask
Pixi Beauty Peel Polish
Pixi Beauty DetoxifEYE
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14 Comments
  • Kait Elizabeth
    May 21, 2019

    I just started using their toner and I love it! I need to check these masks out. I’m always looking for a new one to try. Hugs, Kait Elizabeth https://www.baskinginburgundy.com

    • Mind Over Mango
      May 22, 2019

      I haven’t used their toner yet!!! Toners are also something I am always keeping my eye out for. I will need to try it! They’ve proven they have great quality so I’d love to grab some for myself soon. Thanks for the rec, Kait!

  • Stephanie
    May 21, 2019

    I’m always grateful for how in-depth your reviews are of these skincare products. It helps me understand which items I might want to test for myself. Right now the eye masks and the exfoliator sound right up my alley!

    • Mind Over Mango
      May 22, 2019

      Awww that’s awesome Stephanie, thank you so much for your kind comment and the feedback! I’m glad you find my layout useful. Yes, I’ve had a couple of people mention that their eye masks would be fun to try!

  • kileen
    May 22, 2019

    I really like Pixi products and these sound so awesome! I want to try those depuffing eye patches now!

    Kileen
    cute & little

    • Mind Over Mango
      May 22, 2019

      I haven’t met a whole lot of people who have tried Pixi and haven’t liked their goods. So glad to hear you like them as well! Do it, they’re very moisturizing and also fun to use. ๐Ÿ™‚

  • Taylor Mobley
    May 22, 2019

    I love pixi products!

  • Deborah
    May 22, 2019

    Pixi has really been stepping up their game lately! Sounds like some of these products would be great for me (like the depuffing eye patches) and some I should probably steer clear from (like the mud mask because I have dry skin).

    • Mind Over Mango
      May 22, 2019

      Yes, I feel like they’ve upped their game recently! I’m glad that my pros and cons were helpful for you though to know which products are best! I’d avoid the mud mask like you said because it would be too drying, especially if you already have dry skin!

  • missmarypowers
    May 23, 2019

    Such a great post! I have actually never tried Pixi products, but i’m dying to try that mask!!

  • Nataly
    May 23, 2019

    I received this box in the mail too and loved trying them all out! This is such a helpful review!

  • Suzanne Spiegoski-Decamps
    May 23, 2019

    I love the glycolic masks the most. The eye masks were TERRIBLE for me. Literally would not hold in place at all and falling down my face.

  • Azanique S. Rawl
    May 24, 2019

    I love the eye patches! Pixi is one of my favorite beauty brands ๐Ÿ™‚

    -xo, Azanique | https://www.lotsofsass.com

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