Wednesday, August 31, 2016

Review: Influenster Revive Vox Box

*Press sample*

Hi everyone! I have something non-polish-related today. I recently received the Revive VoxBox from Influenster and I am SO excited to share it with you. This box is amazing!

Here's a look at all the loot! Tons of goodies in this box :)

First up, I received a Body Tech shaker bottle. The bottle has a spout cover that snaps in place for easy traveling ability without worrying your shake is going to spill everywhere. There is a little plastic apparatus inside that breaks up the powder to blend your shake 100%, leaving no chunks of powder behind.

I also received three samples of protein powder. This first one is Plnt Vanilla flavored Plant Protein. I have to be totally honest - I didn't like this at all. I blended it with milk rather than water because I really don't like the way these kinds of shakes taste with water. I blended it using the blender bottle provided. It was chalky and the vanilla flavor tasted unnatural. It left an unpleasant aftertaste as well. I didn't even finish the whole shake. Just not for me. It might be okay blended in smoothies, but I'm not a fan of it plain.

Next up is the Whey Tech Pro 24 protein powder in Strawberries & Cream. This is actually the first one I tried, so I made it as directed - with 8 oz of water. Again, I really did not like this. I do think I would have liked this one okay if I had used milk instead, but I wanted to try it as the package instructed. The strawberry flavor was overwhelming and tasted artificial or almost plastic-y. Not a fan. :(

Lastly, The Vitamin Shoppe Next Step Fit n Full Shake in Cookies and Cream. This one was by far my favorite. I mixed this with 8 oz of cold milk in the blender bottle provided. It was really good. Tasted just like a melted Oreo milkshake, very creamy and flavorful without the artificial taste that the others seemed to have. This one I drank all of! :)

My next item in the box was the SnackWell's Biscuit Thins in Caramel Macchiato flavor. I loved these!! They were a perfect on-the-go breakfast. I threw this in my bag on the way to work and munched on them throughout the morning. I didn't notice a ton of extra energy from the coffee or anything, but I did notice that I felt full all the way until lunch. The taste is great too. The coffee flavor is not too overwhelming.

Next up is probably my favorite item in this box - Coffee!! I was super excited to try these compostable pods - I have never tried anything like that before.

All three of these were great, but the Kauai Coffee in Garden Isle was incredible!! I think it's my new favorite coffee now. I looked for it the last time I went grocery shopping, but my grocery stores didn't seem to carry it. I must find it - the taste is just amazing, it was so smooth and flavorful. I still haven't figured out how to do composting in my neighborhood, but I am working on that. :)

Lastly, I received a sample of Shea Moisture Fruit Fusion Coconut Water Weightless Shampoo & Creme Rinse. I was unsure how this was going to work out because it is made for fine to medium hair and I have extremely coarse, thick hair. I actually really liked this shampoo and creme rinse. My hair felt really light, soft, fresh and clean and the scent was amazing. It is so summery and the coconut is not overwhelming. My hair smelled great even the whole next day. I want to look into it to see if they make a thick hair version and then I would definitely consider purchasing a full size set. :)

All in all, I really loved this box. The shaker bottle has already gotten a lot of use and the samples I have tried have given me some great insights into some new products that I would like to continue to use in the future. I need to hunt down that Kauai coffee!!

Thanks for reading <3

The products in the above review were provided to me in exchange for my honest opinions. The manner in which I receive the products does not affect my opinion. I am not being compensated for this post. Please see my disclosure statement for more information.