I placed an order with Sephora recently using my $15 Beauty Inside gift card. I haven’t really been lusting after anything at Sephora so I ended up doing a joint purchase with my sister. She bought a fragrance and I decided to get Chest-nuts About You, a mini Body Shop butter in Coconut and Jack Black lip balm in Lemon & Chamomile. I’ve never tried any Body Shop or Jack Black lip products but I’ve always been curious about them.
I’ve only used the Jack Black lip balm once so far so it’s still too soon to give a proper review but I’m a little let down by the scent. I was expecting Lemon & Chamomile to smell like fresh, tart lemons but instead it reminds me of the filling inside the Girl Scouts Lemon Chalet Creme sandwich cookies except Jack Black’s gone more heavy handed with the lemon. I don’t think I care for the fragrance. It doesn’t smell like freshly squeezed lemons to me; it smells like stale lemon extract/oil that comes in a bottle. Meh.
I’m so excited to try Chestnuts About You. I’ve really been into shimmery pink champagne nail polish ever since I purchased L’Oreal Whimsical, so Chesnuts About You was right up my alley.
Lastly, I bought a Pure Ice nail polish in Spitfire from Walmart. I’ve never tried anything from this brand before either but the sparkly pinkness of this polish called my name. On the way home, though, I realized that Spitfire looks very similar to Sally Hansen Xtreme Wear nail polish in Strobe Light which I already own. I’m hoping I like the formula of Spitfire because, in my opinion, the Xtreme Wear formula sucks donkey balls. The Xtreme Wears tend to get very goopy, very quickly on me.