PopSugar MustHave Box December 2016

PopSugar MustHave Box December 2016


Just in time for the holidays I received my favorite gift that keeps on giving, the December Popsugar MustHave Box! It’s always a joy to come home and see that pink box waiting for me to discover it’s surprises. December’s box was no disappointment and was full of goodies perfect for the season. As many of my regular readers may already know, I’ve been receiving this subscription box (courtesy of Popsugar Must Have) since June. And below you will find links to my other reviews!





December’s theme was festive, snowy, minimalist, giving, celebrations (that’s a mouthful).  All the perfect adjectives to describe the month of December. Below I’ve reviewed my favorite products from the Must Have Box! [To see more reviews from this box, check out my Vlog on Youtube!]

  1. ODEME Catchall + Ring Dish


This matching porcelain catchall and ring dish set are the key to organizing your life. I am a fan of just throwing my keys anywhere I can find a free space. But, now I’ll be sure to use this catchall instead. Add a small vase with your favorite flowers to elevate the style of your room. And the ring holder is perfect for your night stand where you can toss your watch or earrings! [ODEME has a great collection of shiny chrome and gold plated beauty accessories] Value: $67


  1. BaubleBar Snowfall Pendant


Popsugar teamed up with Bauble Bar to bring us this fabulous statement necklace pendant. This rotating pendant is the perfect minimalist look! Value: $28


  1. Mane Message Date Night Bobby Pins

I love the shimmery sparkle on these festive bobby pins! I often wear my hair in a twist out so keeping my ringlets tamed can be a challenge. I love how I won’t have to hide my pins and tucks with these stylish hair accessories. Value: $10


  1. Winky Lux Lip Pill in Bunny



I don’t think it’s possible to have too many great lipsticks. And this juicy cranberry shade keeps those puckers looking holiday ready. I adore the pill capsule shape and the ultra shiny casing makes searching for it in my makeup bag super simple! And this brand is Made in the U.S.A and is paraben free! You can find the Winky Lux brand in Forever 21 stores! Here are some of my favorite lip colors from the brandValue: $14


  1. Sisters’ Gourmet Bakers Dozen Classic Chocolate Chip Cookie Mix

What’s better than fresh baked chocolate chip cookies? Five step fresh baked chocolate chip cookies! Everything is perfectly portioned in this Sisters Gourmet cookie mix. All I had to do was add butter and egg! Not only were they easy to make but they came out super yummy too! Crunchy corners and a chewy center. Drooool! I cooked these Christmas morning (sorry santa) and stored them in a cute snowflake tin to bring to a family gathering later that day!  Value: $6.99




It’s been a while since I’ve tried a serum on my hair. I took this product for a whirl after a fresh wash. I did my usual twist out with a touch of serum with each twist.

I couldn’t fit all my reviews on one blog post so I decided to do a video as well! Check out my Vlog on the December 2016 MustHave box. I review the Dessange Top Coat Serum, the Mane Message bobby pins, and the Winky Lux lip color in Bunny!

I hope you enjoyed this blog post. I have really enjoyed receiving these boxes and sharing them with the world. Please leave me a comment below and let me know what you think. Or if you have any questions about any of the products, I am happy to answer!





Pop Sugar Must Have Box October!


Another month has flown by! And you know that means… Another Popsugar Must have Box review! It’s hard to believe October has come and gone.Phew! And what do I find on my doorstep just in time to end the month with an awesome product review session? My Must Have Box! I’m super excited every time I see that big pink box. I just KNOW its going to be filled with amazing goodies. If you want to see my reviews from pasts deliveries, check out my September and July must have box reviews. They have gotten better each time!


This month’s box I was gifted with some inspiring reading from Lisa Sugar ( Popsugar’s founder) with her new book titled “Power Your Happy:Work Hard, Play Nice, and Build Your Dream Life” I love a good read and I can’t wait to snuggle up on the couch and drink some of the delicious cocoa (yep it’s the first thing I ripped into! hehe!) from My Cup of Cocoa (it’s good ya’ll! And they also make souffle cakes! Yummmm.) while drinking from my new mug from Morning Culture. I checked out Morning Culture’s website and it was full of cool goodies for your home. Check em’ out!

Some other cool goodies that I can’t wait to try and review are the Makeup eraser and my Lalicious Brown Sugar bath oil/shower gel. Be looking for reviews for those products early November!

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The exact night that I received my box, I used my Revlon Color Stay eyeliner. This eyeliner is great because it comes with a spongy ball point tip that makes application super easy. I suck at cat eyes and it usually takes a few attempts even with the pointiest tipped eyeliner. But this ball point made it so much easier!



And lest I forget! I’m excited for the next rainy day because this stylish umbrella from Henri Bendel will turn a damper into an opportunity to be in style.

Are you still searching for the perfect Christmas gift for your mom, best friend, sister, or girlfriend? The Must Have box is a great subscription that gives surprises every month! Another good idea is to sign up for a month or two and use the contents to stuff stockings or dole out small gifts to co-workers etc. I totally gift out items from my Must-Have Box!

Thank you guys for reading, please stay tuned for more fashion, beauty, food, and more! And be on the look out for my sustainable gift guides! Yep! I’m rounding up all the best gifts to buy your boyfriend, best friends, co-workers, etc. Making your holiday shopping so much easier and better! Sign up for my email list so you never miss a post or a good deal!


Sakeenah Aleem