You’re Lovely! Beautiful Nails + Vera Wang + Seasoning & More!

“You’re lovely!”  said the outside of my latest review box.  Seasoning, perfume, Eva NYC, Peeps, Motts, and Wet n Wild products are what I’m reviewing for you, my friend so that you’ll know whether to buy for yourself or not.  This is not a sponsored post.  I received the products complimentary to test and/or review, and as always, all opinions are my own.You’re welcome – now let’s get on with it …..

This Charm Voxbox Influenster review box had lots of variety:  organic seasoning to Vera Wang perfume, and Peeps to gel nail polish.  Fun!

Vera Wang

Vera Wang Embrace – Rose buds and Vanilla was my favorite with its light, romantic smell.  The potent fragrance stayed with me all day, which is what I want.

Vera Wang Embrace – Marigold and Gardenia scent was Princess’ favorite with its bold, youthful, oriental scent that is lively and fresh.  Both of these scents provoked classic Vera Wang:  fresh, sophisticated, and confident.

MSRP:  $29.99

I give them both fragrances two thumbs up!

Wet n Wild 1 Step WonderGel Nail Color 

To my knowledge (beauty biz for almost 30 years), this is the first gel nail polish that cures without a lamp.  My favorite part besides that is that the nail color doesn’t require a top coat – so it dries super fast.  Woot!  I never thought I’d wear blue nail polish, but it actually grew on me.

The buzz about this Wet n Wild 1 Step WonderGel breakthrough product is that it can potentially last up to two weeks.  It’s already been a week for me, which is longer than any polish has ever stayed on me before.  I will be buying more colors of this product!

MSRP:  $4.99

I give this product two thumbs up!


Of course, I’ve heard of Mott’s.  I buy a lot of unsweetened applesauce at my house, the little cups with the foil lid that is eaten with a spoon = not so convenient after all. This super-convenient applesauce pouch would be a no-brainer great for an on-the-go snack anywhere, especially for lunch boxes.

Every unsweetened applesauce is pretty much the same to me in taste and this one didn’t stand out too much.  I will definitely be looking for these in stores.  They are definitely more expensive than their counterparts in the cup, but this is also a “natural” option.

MSRP:  $2.09

I give this product two thumbs up!

McCormick Organic Taco Seasoning

This product surprised me almost as much as the 1 Step WonderGel.  I typically make my own seasoning from scratch.  I wasn’t expecting to be super impressed by this product.

One night recently I had crockpot burrito night (you saw this if you follow my IG).  I could not get over the incredible flavor that this McCormick Organics Taco Mix brought to the game!  I will definitely buy more of this at the store if I can find it on sale.

MSRP:  $1.50

I give McCormick Taco Seasoning two thumbs up!

EVA NYC Clean It Up Shampoo & Therapy Session Hair Mask

I’d never heard of Eva NYC.  It appears to be a young, hip hairline that says that its professional quality but is sold anywhere from Nordstrom to Costco.  My hair is colored and dry right now and I was concerned that I would end up with a tangled mess but I was pleasantly surprised at how much I liked these products.

The shampoo was thin and didn’t lather as much as I like (probably because it’s a clarifier), but it seemed to cleanse well.  I left the hair mask in for about three minutes and loved the moisture that it gave my hair.  If I found these two products at a good deal, I would buy them.

MSRP:  $9,99 shampoo & $11.99 mask

I give both of these products two thumbs up!

Peeps Delights 

I’ll be honest … I’m not a fan of Peeps marshmallow candy.  I live with two Peeps lovers though.  I let Superman be the reviewer on this one since he loves them.

He said that this new flavor of dipped and decadent Peeps Delights in coconut was very tasty.  His only negative was that he wished there was more coconut flavor in them.

MSRP:  1.99

We give these Peeps one thumbs up and one thumbs down!

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Published on HuffPost, Okefenokee Living Magazine, multiple sites and her local newspaper, Shan Walker is a Family Travel Journalist and Guru of “all things calm & cozy home.”

She shares “how-to” plan the best family vacations in the South with reviews & secrets that Women REALLY want to know. She also has quick home hacks to create a comfy space we all crave & easy recipes to knock your socks off!

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  1. April 18, 2017 / 4:15 pm

    How fun! Such great products. I love the taco seasoning. That’s one of my faves!

  2. Angel
    April 19, 2017 / 9:29 am

    I’ll need to try this out

  3. Leila
    April 19, 2017 / 11:43 am

    Sounds like great fun! Love all products.

    • Shan
      April 19, 2017 / 9:33 pm

      Thank you, Leila!

  4. April 19, 2017 / 10:06 pm

    Girl! You got the best vox box!! I want this one! LOL

  5. April 20, 2017 / 9:00 am

    I’d like one of everything! Wish I’d get chosen for a box soon!

  6. April 20, 2017 / 3:18 pm

    This sounds like a great box! I love using Influenster.

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