Unboxing My 2nd BDJ Box: Max Factor (December)

Tuesday, December 31, 2013

BDJ Box: Max Factor Exclusive Kit

The December BDJ Box contains exclusive items from Max Factor. 

Because I was so happy to try my first BDJ Box given as a gift, I already subscribed for upcoming BDJ Boxes. And I was happy to receive this December box that contains exclusive items from Max Factor.

Most of the items are on sample sizes. Compared to my previous box of Maybelline that comes in all full sizes.

Box content: 
1. Face Finity All Day Flawless 3in1 Foundation 2 sachets (Full size = 925php)
2. Max Factor Gloss Finity Noisette Mini 1pc (Full size 10ml - 245php) 
3. Max Factor Creme Puff Medium Beige 21g - 575php
4. Masterpiece Max High Volume and Definition Mascara (Full size = 695php)
5. Earth Spirit Eyeshadow sample size (Full size = 445php)
6. Kohl Pencil sample size (Full size = 425php)
7. English Rose Lipstick sample size (Full size = 595php)

Total of 8 pieces of products
Total amount of items if all in full sizes: 3905php
Total amount of items on hand: 575php for full size item + worth of sample size products

Over all, I still got more items for paying 580php for one box. BDJ Box offers different plans for subscription. And I plan to subscribe for continuous months. You can check their website (link at my caption/title above) for their plan subscription offers.

Face Finity All Day Flawless 3 in 1 Foundation

Weight: 1ml sachet (Full size = 30ml)

Shade: Beige 55

Formulation: Sachet (Full size is a bottle with nuzzle)

Ingredients: (As taken from the sachet's cover) Aqua, Cyclopentasiloxane. Propylene Glycol, Talc, Dimethicone, Phenylbenzimidazole Sulfonic Acid, Aluminum Starch Octenylsuccinate, Sodium chloride, PEG/PPG-18/18 Dimethicone, PVP, Benzyl alcohol, Phenoxyethanol, Sodium hydroxide, Ethylene/Methacrylate Copolymer, Trihydroxystearin, Arachidyl behenate, Methicone, Silica, Sodium benzoate, Synthentic wax, Cetyl PEG/PPG-10/1, Dimethicone, Hexyl laurate, Polyglyceryl-4 Isostearate, Isopropyl Titanium Trilsostearate, Ethylene brassylate, Polyethylene, (+/- CI 77891, CI 77492, CI 77491, CI 77499)

Coverage: Dark circles, redness. Dark spots and flaws are still visible.

Usage amount: 3-4 drops of foundation for whole face (1 sachet is enough for 1 use which is 1ml)

Lasting time: 5-6 hours

> Contains Primer, Concealer and Foundation in one product
> Saves time in applying make-up base up to foundation
> Easy to spread or apply
> Easily absorbed
> Feels light on face
> No need to set the foundation, does not cake

> Light coverage
> Lasting time

Check your shade on shop before buying online purchases. This shade of Beige 55 that I got is dark for my skin tone (NC20). 


Buy again? 90% (For everyday use, I can save myself from buying and applying numerous products, since this product is 3 in 1, it saves me from applying primer and concealer)

Price: 925php for 30ml bottle

Where to buy? Max Factor stores on Department stores

Glossfinity: Noisette

Weight: Approximately 5-8ml (Full size 10ml)

Finish: Glossy

Shade: Noisette


Base coat needed? Optional

Top coat needed? Not necessary, it is already glossy but if want to achieve lasting nail color, you can put on top coat

Application: One coat is enough to achieve full color. Dries after a few minutes.

> Very Pigmented
> Thick consistency - one coat is enough
> The color makes my hands look like I have a lighter skin tone

> Stains a little after removal

It is very thick, so take care on not smudging it.


Buy again? 100% (I am happy how one coat is enough to color my nails)

Price: 245php for a full size 10ml bottle

Where to buy? Department stores

Creme Puff: Medium Beige

Weight: 21g

Shade: Medium Beige 41 (This shade is perfect for my skin tone)

Formulation: Compact (no mirror, with sponge)

Consistency: Cream

Finish: Matte

Ingredients: (Taken from the back of compact) Talc, Calcium carbonate, Zinc stearate, Parrafinum liquidum, BHA, BHT, Sorbitan Sesquioleate, Lanolin oil, Polysorbate 60, Stearic acid, Aqua, Methylparaben, Propylparaben, Parfum, Hydroxycitronellal, Linalool, Citronellol, Eugenol, Cinnamyl alcohol, Amyl Cinnamal, Coumarin, Evernia Prunastri extract, Benzyl Salicylate, Geraniol, (+/- CI 77891, CI 77492, CI 77491, CI 77499, CI 77007)

Coverage: Dark under eyes, light discolorations and flaws

Usage amount: 8-10 puffs

Lasting time: 4-5 hours (Over moisturizer only)

> Refillable
> Matte finish
> Affordable
> Easy to apply 


> Not full coverage
> Included sponge is too thin and difficult to use

Use over foundation, BB cream or moisturizer. This creme puff is very light, so if you want more coverage, do not use this as a main base.


Buy again? 100% (It is a good touching up powder, and very affordable for the quality of the product)

Price: 575php

Where to buy? Max Factor stalls on Department stores

Masterpiece Max High Volume and Definition Mascara, Earth Spirit Eyeshadow: Inca Bronze, Kohl Pencil, English Rose Lipstick
(Sample Sizes)

Masterpiece Max High Definition and Volume Mascara

Weight: 5.3ml (Full size = 7.2ml)

Color: Black

Type: Masterpiece Max

Consistency: Cream

Target: Volumise lashes

Waterproof: No (But it has a waterproof variant too)


> Small bristles
> Dries instantly
> Lasts long

> Clumps a little

If you want to achieve lashes with volume, this is great use but if you want to lengthen your lashes and volumise it, you can put other mascara on top of this.

Buy again? 50%

Price: 695php

Where to buy? Max Factor Stores

Earth Spirit Eyeshadow: Inca Bronze

Weight: Approximate 1g (Full size = 3g)

Line: Earth Spirit Eyeshadows

Color: Inca Bronze

Type: Shimmery eyeshadow


> Light color - can be used everyday
> Can be used as eyeliner, highlighter on edges of eyes

> No other colors included to play from in one packaging

Try using it on the inner part of your eyes to give a dramatic look on your eyes.

Buy again? 20%

Price: 445php for a 3g eyeshadow

Where to buy? Max Factor Stalls on Department stores

Kohl Pencil

Weight: Approximately 0.5g ( Full size = 1.2g)

Type: Kohl

Formulation: Pencil

Shade: Black


> Can be smudged for dramatic look
> Smooth

> Being able to be smudged is double edge, you have to check your eyes if it can lead to raccoon eyes
> Needs at least two glides before achieving full color

If you always scratch your eyes, choose a waterproof and smudge proof eyeliners.

Buy again? 10%

Price: 425php

Where to buy? Max Factor Stalls on Department stores

English Rose Lipstick

Weight: Approximately 1g (Full size 3.5g)

Shade: English Rose Lipstick

Line: Colour Collection

Formulation: Stick


Finish: Satin

Consistency: Creamy

Coverage: Light 

Lasting time: 3-4 hours

> Contains shea butter, green extract and Vitamin E
> Does not cause dryness of lips
> Maintains moisture throughout use


> Two to three coats is needed to achieve color


If you want to last it longer, put a primer on your lips.

Buy again? 30%

Price: 595php for a 3.5g lipstick

Where to buy? Max Factor stores

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