January 2013 TopBox – Clinique Privé Box

January 2013 Topbox, Clinique Prive Box – that’s certainly a mouthful! I can’t remember having signed up for this privé box. I go through skin care items more quickly than other beauty box goodies. Needless to say, I’m happy to have received such items. In the past, I was not overly extatic about the December 2012 Topbox.

Random thought: these types of samples are usually given out at Clinique counters whenever there’s a promotion with purchase happening. Let’s move on to the contents of the box.

January 2013 Topbox – Clinique Privé Box

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The packaging is typical of the normal monthly topboxes, except the tube and product information card have been branded for Clinique.

Clinique Clarifying Lotion

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This clarifying lotion is formulated for combination and oily skin to “help lift the world’s impurities,” the product comes in two sizes 200mL for $16 or 400mL for $27 – 30mL sample.

Clinique Rinse Off Eye Makeup Remover

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This makeup remover is intended to remove makeup from the eyes and brows or spot on makeup fixes. It’s an oil-free remover and the original size is 125mL retailing for $25 – 60mL sample.

Clinique Colour Surge Eye Shadow Duo

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This duo is in the shade Strawberry fudge, very appropriately named as you can tell. The pink shadow has a golden shimmer to it and the brown reminds me of a deeper version of MAC’s Sable. Both shadows are very smooth to the touch and the full size 2.5g duo retails for $25 – 1.5g sample.

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Clinique Repairwear Laser Focus Wrinkle & UV Damage Corrector

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I gave this to my mom, just putting that out there. Not that she has a lot of wrinkles or anything, but UV damage is one of her main skin concerns and so I have that checked off in my Topbox profile. This corrector claims that 12 weeks of use will visibly reduce wrinkles in a similar way to dermatological laser procedures. The product comes in two sizes, 30mL for $57 and 50mL for $86 – we received a very small 7mL sample.

What has your experience been like with the January Topbox? Did you receive the Clinique privé box?

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