If you’ve been following my blog for some time, you’ll know that I have a queer obsession with value sets and Sephora’s very own Sephora Favourites remain to be one of my must-haves. Any time they bring a new set out, I’m already whipping out an Excel sheet to see whether it’s worth the buy or not.
You know the frustration when you read a blogger’s post on her favourite mascara’s (or other products) and you’re asking yourself, “Will it work for me?” Personally, I find trial and error is the best way to find what really works but that gets expensive really fast, especially with high-end beauty bits. That’s when value sets come in – you get to try out many different formula’s without committing to the full price. When you find what works for you, then you redeem the voucher included for the one!
I was slightly surprised to see a new mascara set to come out so soon since the last one (which I reviewed back in June 2014), but I wasn’t going to complain. At first glance, there isn’t much difference between this and the last one. In fact, this set features three identical mascara’s from the previous set, and and two newer ones from Josie Maran and Tarte.
As I already know which of these mascara’s I’ll be redeeming for, the other 3 are bonus. If I end up liking them, then that would justify the purchase, if not, I’ve already redeemed for two favourites with 2 mini’s that I can take along for traveling.
The Sephora Favorites Lash Stash To Go set include the following:
– 0.17 oz Too Faced Cosmetics Better Than Sex Mascara ($30, available here) – $18.89 value
– 0.135 oz Lancôme HYPNÔSE DRAMA Mascara ($31.50, available here) – $19.33 value
– 0.16 oz Tarte Lights, Camera, Lashes 4-in-1 Statement Mascara ($24, available here) – $16 value
– 0.1 oz Blinc Inc. Blinc Amplified Mascara ($30, available here) – $11.43 value
– 0.17 oz Josie Maran Argan Black Oil Mascara ($26, available here) – $16.56 value
– Voucher for full-size featured mascara – $23-$31.50 value
I’m a huge fan of mascara mini’s and I have a drawer full of them. Each of them last me about a month, so each set (excluding what I’ll be redeeming) is 5 months’ worth of mascara’s! I already know which mascara I’ll be redeeming this time around and will repurchase a second set so I can redeem for another favourite.
There doesn’t seem to be an expiry date on the voucher, so I’d wager you could wait a couple of months before redeeming it. Just make sure that you don’t forget to redeem it! As with any value sets, this is a great way to sample and try out new formula’s or best-sellers without having to go buy the full-size. These value sets tend to sell out fast, and only available during certain times of the year, so it’s probably best to buy now and think later!
Now it’s your turn! Have you tried Sephora Favorites Lashstash To Go set? Anyone of these mascara sets a favourite of yours? Would you purchase the set? As always, I’d love to hear your thoughts! Share with me comment section or through Twitter or Instagram!