March Boxycharm & Ulta Beauty Haul

Hey guys! Hope you’re all doing well! It’s been a little while since I’ve spoken about beauty on my page. I started out as a beauty blogger and while I’m not solely one anymore, I like to keep that element on my page. Today’s kind of a combination post, I wanted to share some beauty products that I recently picked up & it just so happened that my March Boxycharm showed up the same day. I’ll first show you what I got in my Boxycharm and then the other items I picked up on my own. So without further ado, let’s jump into it!

What is Boxycharm?

If you’re new to my page or didn’t read my January Boxycharm unboxing, then you may have no clue what Boxycharm is. Boxycharm is a monthly beauty subscription box. It costs 21.00 USD (plus tax) and you get 4-5 FULL SIZE beauty products. With each box you get a range of prestige items from haircare, skincare and cosmetics. In the few months that I’ve been receiving Boxycharm, each box has had a value of $100 or more. Currently, Boxycharm is only available for all US & Canada territories, but they are working on worldwide availability.

March Box Unboxing

The theme of this month’s box was La Vie En Rose. (anyone who knows french, feel free to translate that to me) We received 5 FULL SIZE products, which is incredible!

March BoxyCharm

First product is, the Wander Beauty Lift Off Purifying & Brightening Peel Off Mask. This product retails for 34.00 USD, so you’ve already gotten more than you paid for with just ONE product. I’m a huge fan of peel off masks, so I was very excited to see we received this. I’ve been slacking on my skincare routine lately so, I have not had a chance to try this out just yet. Keep an eye over on my Instagram Stories though to be updated on how I feel about it!

Wander Peel Off Mask

Next product I noticed in the box was the Powder & Soft Glow brush set from Moda. This set retails for 29.99 USD, which das esspensive for two brushes. That being said, I absolutely love the brushes and have been using them everyday since I got them. My fellow white as paper girls (and boys) I found your new fav bronzer brush. The powder brush from this set does an incredible job at defusing the product. The soft glow brush gives you a lighter highlight than I’m use to, but I’m kind of enjoying it. It gives more of a glow to your whole cheek instead of just the tops of your cheek bone which I’m into at the moment.

Moda Brushes

Third product in the box is the Cover FX Perfector Face Palette. This product retails for 45.00 USD. I’ve never had a product from Cover FX before, so I was really excited to test this out. I got the one for light to medium skin, but depending on your skin tone you may have gotten a deeper one. I haven’t used every shade in the palette just yet but, I’ve been enjoying the ones I have tried. The bronzer is the perfect undertone to be used as a 2-in-1 bronzer/contour, and the blush is the right mix of pink&peach to really compliment my skin tone.

Cover FX Palette

Last two products we received are the Ofra Liquid Lipstick in Monaco (20.00 USD) & the Appeal Cosmetics Liquid Eyeshadow in Rose Gold. (21.00 USD) Both of these didn’t really excite me that much, if I’m honest. For starters, the Ofra Liquid Lipstick is a metallic, and I don’t do metallic lips. I may try to make it work in the center of the lip, or I might just give it to a friend I haven’t decided just yet. Now onto the liquid eyeshadow, I don’t know who named this product but dis ain’t rose gold… Other than that, I can’t really judge this product because I haven’t used it. Again, keep an eye on my insta stories for an update.


That wraps up everything I received in my Boxycharm this month. When I added up the overall value of this box, I was BLOWN AWAY. This box has a 150.00 USD value, and you only pay 21.00 (+tax) that’s absolutely absurd to me! Now, onto the other goodies I picked up at Ulta.

Ulta’s 21 Days of Beauty

It’s been a while since I went a bit hog wild in Ulta, and with their 21 Days of Beauty going on it was the perfect time. For my international readers, 21 Days of Beauty is 21 flash sales up to 50% off but they only for one day. In this event they also have something called Hot Buys, which are products on sale for the whole 21 days. Half the products I picked up were apart of the sale and half weren’t, but I just had to share everything I got with you guys!

Ulta Haul

First product I picked up apart of that 21 Days of Beauty Sale was the Becca Aqua Luminous Foundation in Porcelain. This product regularly retails for 44.00USD but I got it for 26.00USD. I’ve been enjoying lighter coverage foundations for the past few months, so this was the perfect time for me to try this product. My only complaint with this product is…I don’t know anyone that describes themselves as porcelain to be this dark. I can make the product work by balancing things out with some concealer, so I will continue to use it. However, add this product to the ever growing list of product where the lightest shade is too dark. My friend Sophie actually just wrote a post that sums up my frustration with this issue. Aqua Luminous

This next pick up honestly shows that I live in some dream land where I think I’m richer than I actually am. I picked up the Lancôme Advanced Génifique Hydrogel Melting Mask. It was buy two get one free, so I thought I was getting a good deal but really they’re still 15.00 USD for a single sheet mask. That being said, it did feel very luxurious and if you have a special event coming up it’s worth the splurge.

Lancome Mask

This next product is the only affordable product in this whole post but, it’s also one of the best. That just goes to show you, while buying expensive stuff can be nice every now and then you can find really good products on a budget. My local Ulta just started to carry Milani in stores, which I was very excited about. I’ve heard a few Youtuber’s talk about the new mascara’s from Milani, so when I saw I had access to them I knew I needed to try on. I grabbed Milani Most Wanted Lashes, which retails for 10.00 USD. I’m super high maintenance when it comes to my lashes, I’m always combining two mascara’s. However, I could use this product on its own an be a happy camper. It makes my lashes long, separated, voluminous and black. I predict to be buying this mascara for years to come.

Milani Mascara

If you’re still with me, you’re in for a treat because I saved the best for last. The last product I picked up was the Stila Shimmer & Glow Liquid Eyeshadow in Kitten. This product retails for 24.00 USD which is expensive, and honestly why I put off buying it for so long. However, pay day was last week and I bit the bullet. I’m so glad I did because I’ve worn it literally every day since I got it. It adds just enough shine to my lids without me having to put a lot of work in. This is a very large claim that I’m about to make but, I think it might be my favorite product that I own and I’ve had it less than a week. That’s how good it is!

Stila Kitten

You’ve Made It

Phew! You’ve officially made it to the end of this beauty product overload post! I know there was a lot in this post and if you’ve made it to the end, just know I appreciate your time. I had so much that I wanted to share with you guys. Every product I’ve mentioned will be linked, none are affiliate links I just want you guys to be able to easily find everything I talked about.

Have you tried any of these products? What is your favorite product I mentioned? Have you tried any new beauty products that you think I need to know about? Let me know in the comments, I love chatting with you guys! Thanks for stopping by, until next time…

Be Nice. Be Good.

Mich. x

Simply Michelle

Hi! I’m Mich. I’m a 26 year old young woman trying to navigate adulthood and all the challenges it brings. On Simply Michelle you will find genuine posts about a wide range of topics from mental health & faith to makeup & baking. This is my safe place to be vulnerable and hopefully you'll feel that you can do the same. I hope you stick around!

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  1. The boxycha box looks amazing! That’s such a great price for all of those full size products! The palette looks really great, I’ve never heard of that brand before but all the shades looks really lovely! Great post x

    1. thank you! i’m blown away by the box each month! thanks for reading xx

  2. You got so much amazing stuff here! Boxycharm sounds like such a good box. The cover fx palette looks so nice. And it’s more expensive than the entire box?! I don’t know how they do it! x


    1. right!? i feel the exact same way! it blows me away every time!

  3. Lanae Bond says:

    Looks like you have a lot of good products! I can see why you love the Stila product because they make a of lot of excellent products!

    1. yes they do! I had their liquid eyeliner and it lasted me a very long time, i was super impressed with it! xx

  4. Ive always wanted to try stila, I must treat myself one day

    1. i would definitely recommend it! i haven’t tried too many products of theirs but i’ve loved everything i have tried! xx

  5. Lena Dee says:

    I’ve been seeing this Boxy Charm sub popping up on my TL loads and I think it sounds like a great deal, especially if you have to buy these things singly from Sephora or Ulta 😐 Honestly I swear the makeup and fashion industry takes all my money :’) I like Stila’s shimmer shadows and I’ve had a Moda brush before so I know they’re usually good. Great review hun and I can’t wait to try the Lancome mask 😀

    xx Lena | https://lenadeexo.com

    1. thank you! I feel the same way, I held off for so long on getting boxycharm because it’s one of the pricier boxes but when you think of how much you’re getting, it’s really super cheap! xx

  6. That BoxyCharm packaging is gorgeous! I love that theme! “La Vie en Rose” is “Life In Pink” which is like seeing life through rose colored glasses (seeing things positively/optimistically)! I’ve also been wanting to try the Stila Liquid Eyeshadow! ☺️

    1. omg thank you for translating for me! makes much more sense now why everything was pink! lol xx

      1. Haha no problem! ☺️

  7. I’ve been longing for Boxycharm to deliver worldwide, it always looks like such a good box. I haven’t tried anything other than the Stila Shimmer & Glow Liquid Eyeshadows. I treated myself to the set of 3 that includes Kitten. They are so beautiful! 😀

    Sarah 🌺 || Boxnip

    1. i’ve looked on boxycharms website and they are working on getting it delivered worldwide! hopefully not much longer! the liquid eyeshadows are so gorgeous, i’ve become obsessed I honestly want every shade ever lol! xx

  8. I am just so obsessed with make up that i loved this post more than I should’ve. I so wish body charm was in the UK because it’s such an amazing subscription box and it would give me a chance to try out some really amazing products. I hope you love all of your products and that you make some stunning looks with them. What an amazing haul post!
    Alex x

  9. The Stila liquid eyeshadow sounds so good and looks sooo pretty, I can totally see why it might be your favourite product, I feel like I need to buy it and give it a go! I’ve always thought about getting a beauty subscription box just because it would be so exciting getting some amazing treats every month!

    Chloe xx

  10. I haven’t heard of either of these boxes or most of these products (which shows who clued up about beauty I am haha) but they sound good! Although I’m really not a metallic lip person either x


  11. That subscription box sounds awesome and getting full size products is so good. Unfortunately I wouldn’t be able to do it living in the UK, but when they go worldwide I may have to try it! I don’t currently do any subscription boxes, but I think this will be a great way for me to try new beauty products and not necessarily stick to what I know. Thank you for sharing! Love the photos! Xx

  12. Oh man there are SO many fabulous things in this post! The Cover FX palette looks dreamy and the shades look so lovely!! I definitely agree that the “rose gold” eyeshadow doesn’t look rose gold at all… WHERE IS THE ROSE IN IT? Haha. I would really love to try a Becca foundation as I’ve only ever tried one of their highlighters and I use it religiously now, it’s way bloody better than ABH glow kits that people rave about! And I’ve been wanting to try a Stila liquid eyeshadow for the longest time, that is such a gorgeous shade too. You may have just made me go on a beauty spree I can’t afford!!
    Alice Xx

  13. This may sound gross but I haven’t done a mask in like 6 months, I’m struggling a bit to find one that suits the new needs of my skin. I haven’t used a peep off mask since I was 16 so this is something new I could try! I like Ulta’s Beauty Month, the really share the best deals. I’m kinda picky about my lashes too. I don’t wear fake lashes but I’m super picky about mascara lol! I never used a liquid eyeshadow before either😂 wow I feel like I need to step up my makeup game 😊 Thanks for the suggestions 😁

    Natonya | https://justnatonya.wordpress.com

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