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Your Beauty Questions Answered

If you're wondering why the 'A' part of the Beauty Product Q & A got split up check out the previous post.

On to Lasonta's question: she'd like to know if I'm subscribed to any beauty boxes and if so which ones would I recommend.

It feels like two or so years ago beauty box subscriptions really caught on. YouTube was awash with "unboxing" videos and everybody had a discount code. Beauty Boxes are a way for consumers try a few sample or full sized products for a monthly (or quarterly) subscription fee ranging from $10 to $40+ USD. I'm not subscribed to any only because I'm not interested in paying the customs duties on top of the shipping cost. But #TeamModen is very interested in curating our own. Let us know if you'd be interested in that. Would you prefer to receive your box monthly or quarterly?

Some examples of subscription beauty boxes are:

Birchbox
Boxycharm
Wantable
Ipsy (Glam Bag)
Beauty Box 5
Glossybox
Play! by Sephora
Scentbird
TestTube by NewBeauty
MemeBox
Allure Beauty Box
Lip Monthly
Vegan Cuts Beauty Box
Julep Maven
#OnyxBox

I'm sure they're plenty others.

Since I haven't tried any myself I can only point you in the direction of reviews that I've seen.

Jen reviews quite a few of them and she thinks Glossybox is the best. Check out some of her videos below.




I think the #OnyxBox concept. Cause there ain't much out here for us black beauties.


What you have to consider is the amount of products you get, how many of them are full sized vs. sample size, how big the sample size is - deluxe, travel, or foil packet, and how often a product is repeated. Of course the major plus of this type of service is the ability to try new products without having to pay for a full size.

I hope this helps.

Let us know your thoughts on beauty subscription boxes in the comments.

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