Unboxing // Walmart Trendsetter, Summer 2016

So, funny story. I like my Walmart boxes alright- they’re $5, which is very cheap, and usually contain a good amount of product I will use up. That said, I’m working on decluttering my stash right now, with over 1100 products “in stock.” I realized my old credit card was probably on file for this beauty box, and I didn’t know how to update it anyway, so I just said “whatever” and let it go.  Imagine my surprise when they billed my correct card and I got tracking info for this!

The box this month was super pretty, too. I squealed a little bit when I got it.


Inside the box, I got:

  • Schwarzkopf Essence Color & Radiance Shampoo & Conditioner. Considering how I color my hair, I’m always looking for a good color-safe shampoo. These are the perfect size to take with me to my sister’s wedding (in a month!!).
  • Incoco Nail Art Strips in “Fashion Statement.” These are as “fun” looking as some that I’ve seen come in other boxes, but I like that these are a nice sophisticated statement.
  • Vaseline Intensive Care Advanced Unscented Lotion. I need to get better at using lotion, and I really like having this. Value isn’t super high or anything, but it’s a sample I will use up.
  • Burt’s Bees Lipstick in 501 Blush Basin.

    Blush Basin swatch

     So, I’ve been wanting to try out this lipstick for a while. I’ve seen it in other, non-Walmart boxes, so imagine my surprise when I got a $8.50 full-size lipstick! The actual product was a tiny bit smashed, but I really don’t think I can complain about it. It’s not the color I wanted most (undoubtedly it will pull towards warm), but it might end up looking nice on me anyway.
  • Sally Hansen Airbrush Legs Lotion in Medium. Possibly the only item I’m unhappy about- but can I be too angry? I’m fairly certain this will be far too dark for my legs, plus I don’t want to even bother with leg makeup. Not my thing.img_4087
  • Arm & Hammer Clean & Fresh Toothpaste. My DS of another toothpaste is running dry, and while I do still plan to get to work using up my one full-size whitening toothpaste, this will be great for travel.
  • Nivea In-Shower Cocoa Butter Body Lotion. A dreaded foil packet, but one I’m more than willing to use. Somehow I lucked out and no products I received this quarter had shea butter in them, including this. As I mentioned earlier, I need to get better about using lotion, so I’m excited to try this, especially because full size is affordable.

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You can see from the value chart that to me, this box was worth over three times what I paid! No, it’s not some fantastic box, and no, it doesn’t introduce me to high-end products I may never otherwise try, but these are in a comfortable price range so if I love a product, I don’t have to worry about being able to afford it 😉



One thought on “Unboxing // Walmart Trendsetter, Summer 2016

  1. Jenna says:

    I’m a little jealous on the Burt’s Bees lippie. I didn’t get it in either of mine, and it’s one of those that I’ve been wanting to try, but I’m on a low buy due to my own stash at the moment.


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