September 2018 Allure Beauty Box Review

*Spoiler Alert! I’m showcasing the September 2018 Allure Beauty Box today. The subscription is $15/month.

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This month was really nice and had some of my favorite brands. Here’s what I got:

  • Tarte tarteist Pro Lash Adhesive – Retail Value $9
  • Tarte Tarteist Pro Cruelty-Free Lashes – Retail Value $12
  • Drunk Elephant T.L.C. Sukari Babyfacial – 15 ml Value $24
  • MAC Lipstick in Ruby Woo – Retail Value $18.50
  • IGK Rich Kid Coconut Oil Gel

Also be sure to check out my September 2018  Allure Beauty Box video reveal too!

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Make Up For Ever Artist Rouge Cream Lipstick Review

I am a huge fan of Make Up For Ever and their Artist Rouge Cream Lipstick is amazing! I got the mini C211 (Rose Wood) shade in my March Allure Beauty Box.

What’s to love?

The Make Up For Ever Artist Rouge Cream Lipstick comes in 32 shades and has a cream finish and really does have one swipe coverage. I love how it makes my lips feel – this lipstick is lightweight and feels so smooth. It lasted about 6 hours for me with eating and drinking. I really want a few full-sized tubes!

The product is Made In Italy

Retail Price: $22

Check out my March 2018 Allure Beauty Box unboxing!

March 2018 Allure Beauty Box Review

*Spoiler Alert! I’m showcasing the March 2018 Allure Beauty Box today. The subscription is $15/month.

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This month was really nice and had some of my favorite brands. Here’s what I got:

  1. Oribe Free Styler Working Hairspray – Full-Sized Price $42
  2. La Roche-Posay Anthelios 60 Ultra-Light Sunscreen Fluid – Full-Sized Price $19
  3. Laneige Water Sleeping Mask- Full-Sized Price $25
  4. Make Up For Ever Ultra HD Invisible Cover Foundation – Full-Sized Price $43
  5. Eyeko Eye Do Liquid Liner- Full-Sized Price $22
  6. Simple Water Boost Micellar Make-Up Remover Eye Pads – Full-Sized Price $43

Also be sure to check out my March 2018  Allure Beauty Box video reveal too!

 

September 2017 Allure Beauty Box Review

*Spoiler Alert! I’m showcasing the September 2017 Allure Beauty Box today. The subscription is $15/month.

This month was really nice and had some of my favorite brands. Here’s what I got:

Tarte Amazonian Clay 12-Hour Blush -This blush is amazing! I got the Dazzled shade which is Soft Rose. Price; $29

Living Proof Full Dry Volume Blast – This is a really neat product. I thought it was just dry shampoo but it really poofs up my hair and it smells good too. Price: $29

Drunk Elephant Lala Retro Whipped Cream – I am a huge fan of the Drunk Elephant and this cream is so soft and moisturizing. $60

Kiehl’s Midnight Recovery Eye –  This is a new product to me but I can’t wait to try it! Price: $37

Beautyblender Micro Mini – This little beauty blender is so cute! Price: $18

Also be sure to check out my September 2017 Allure Beauty Box video reveal too!

August 2017 Allure Beauty Box Review

*Spoiler Alert! I’m showcasing the August 2017 Allure Beauty Box today. The subscription is $15/month.

This month I got 5 beauty products and 1 make-up product and while i like getting make-up I have to say this was a pretty good month Here’s what I got.

Caudalie Instant Detox Mask –  I am super excited to try out this pink clay detox mask. It smells amazing! Full-Sized Price: $39

Rodial Smokey Eye Pen in Black – I always love getting an eye pencil. This one is a nice soft black. Full-Sized Price: $21

Hey Honey I Peel Good! Biomimetic Peel Cream – I love the Hey Honey brand and I can’t wait to try this peel. Full-Sized Price: $65

Vichy Minéral 89 Skin Fortifying Daily Booster – I love Vichy Mineral 89 and reviewed it here. This will make a great travel size. Full-Sized Price: $29.50

Skinfix Facial Cleansing Cloths – These cleansing cloths are 99% Natural. Full-Sized Price: $9.99 for 20.

Ouai Finishing Crème – On first try this Ouai finishing creme is pretty nice! Full-Sized Price: $24

I also created a video reveal for my August 2017 Allure Beauty Box!

July 2017 Allure Beauty Box Review

*Spoiler Alert! I’m showcasing the July 2017 Allure Beauty Box today. The subscription is $15/month.

I really enjoyed this month as I got 7 products and a great mix of hair care, skin care and make-up. Here’s what I got!

My two favorite products this month are the Wander Beauty lipstick and the Cargo Water Resistant Blush.

I also created a video reveal for my July 2016 Allure Beauty Box!

 

 

 

 

 

June 2017 Allure Beauty Box Review

*Spoiler Alert! I’m showcasing the June 2017 Allure Beauty Box today. The subscription is $15/month.

I also created a video reveal of the June 2017 Allure Beauty box!

Here’s what I got in the June 2017 Allure Beauty Box!

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St. Tropez Tanning Essentials Self Tan Express Bronzing Face Sheet Mask – I am a little leery of this mask because I’m afraid of over-bronzing but it does get good reviews. Price: $9

JOHN FRIEDA Frizz Ease Keraflex Flex Hold Hairspray – I have big hair that reacts badly to humidity so I’m interested in trying this product. Full-Sized Price: $9.99

Tata Harper Resurfacing Mask – I now have 2 of these samples and I really want to try this 100% natural & non-toxic mask. Full-Sized Price: $58

Yves Saint Laurent Touche Eclat Blur Primer – I am most excited to try this illuminating primer with gold flecks. It’s so pretty. Full-Sized Price: $52

Juice Beauty Stem Cellular Anti-Wrinkle Booster Serum – I love Juice Beauty and this booster looks really nice. Full-Sized Price: $78

Deco Miami Nail Polish in Feeling Fuego – I am all over this pretty Summer nail polish from Deco Miami! Full-Sized Price: $12.50

I’m giving this month a 10/10 for the blur primer, Juice Beauty and nail polish.

 

Which Beauty Box Subscription Is Right For You?

I’ve been getting Beauty Box Subscriptions for about a year now and I wanted to give some insight into the benefits of each box so you can decide which one is best for you.

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Beauty Subscription Boxes are pretty simple. You pay a monthly or quarterly payment for a box of beauty products. Often times your box is a “mystery” but there are times when you can select a product that you want from a list. Many companies also have you fill out a survey about your skin type, hair color, etc. so that they can match you up with better products.

All of my Beauty Box review are right here and I’ve done some video unboxings too.

Here are the subscription boxes I get from low to high in price.

Monthly Subscribtions

Ipsy Glambag

I’m listing Ipsy first because I think it’s a great place to start if you’ve never tried a beauty subscription box.

Not only do you get 5 products every month you also get a unique “bag”. I find the bag to be of excellent quality, I love collecting them. The samples I’ve gotten are a good mix of make-up and facial products and I love that I get a brush once in awhile.

Cost: $10/month

Some of the brands I’ve gotten from Ipsy: Dirty Little Secret, Tarte, Purlisse, Ciate, NYX, theBalm, Too Faced, Josie Maran, Lord & Berry, Dr. G.

Birchbox

Birchbox has been kind of hit or miss for me and I did stop them for a few months. However now that I’m back I’ve been pretty happy. They do tend to give a lot of facial products. This past month (May 2017) was a 10/10 for me.

You get 5 samples every month in a pretty box with a unique design.

Cost: $10/month

Some of the brands I’ve gotten from Birchbox: Coola, MAC, GlamGlow, MannaKadar Cosmetics, Stila, Skin Food, R+Co., Benefit, Dr. Brandt, Bumble and bumble, Vasanti.

Sephora Play

You have to wait to get the Sephora Play Box but I got in fairly quickly. You also get a card that you can bring to Sephora to get 50 VIP points added to your total. You do have to make a purchase to get the points.

Each month you get a cute “bag” of 5 goodies from Sephora and I like what I get from them. It’s a nice variety of make-up and skincare products. Sephora also likes to give perfume samples.

Cost: $10/month

Some of the brands I’ve gotten from Sephora: Sephora, Make Up Forever, Smashbox, GlamGlow, Josie Maran, Urban Decay, Too Faced, Clinique, Origins, Bite, Lancome.

Allure

The Allure Beauty Box is a bit pricier and $15/month but you do get some higher-end products.

Most of the high-end products are skincare like the La Mer ‘The Moisturizing Soft Cream’. You also get a nice glossy booklet that describes each product. I’ve also gotten Luxie brushes which is nice.

Cost: $15/month

Some of the brands I’ve gotten from Allure: La Mer, Smashbox, Clinique, Estee Lauder, GlamGlow, Drunk Elephant, Luxie, Skinfix, Skin & Co., The BrowGal, SuperGoop, Orly.

Glossybox

I’m fairly new to Glossybox but I am loving it! They also have limited-edition boxes that you can get in addition to your monthly subscription. I got the Glossybox Limited Edition Pink Diamond Box for $35.

The products are unique and some brands are from the UK which I love.

Cost: $21/month (less if you purchase more months)

Some of the brands I’ve gotten from Glossybox: ColourPop, Jafra, Gilchrist & Soames, Tarte, Catrice, Rodial, Emma Hardie, Spa To You.

Target

You have to order the Target Beauty Box online, they are usually $7 to $10 and sometimes you can order 2 different ones each month.

You get a lot of great drugstore brands and the samples are on the larger side, you just have to be fast as sometimes they sell out.

Cost: $7 to $10/month (this is not a subscription, you have to order every month from Target online)

Some of the brands I’ve gotten from Target: Wet N Wild, Soap & Glory, Nexxus, Vichy, Burt’s Bees, Yes To, Raw Sugar, Rimmel, eb5, Banana Boat, Dr. Teal’s, L’Oreal.

More Beauty Box Subscriptions!

I also just subscribed to BoxyCharm and Julep!

Quarterly Subscriptions

Walmart

The Walmart Box is actually free, you just pay $5 for shipping.

I’ve gotten a lot of great drugstore brands and samples and I like getting this box every 3 months. You also get stuff like toothpaste, shampoo, deodorant and masks.

Cost: $5/quarter

Some of the brands I’ve gotten from Walmart: Gliss, Colgate, Jergens, Ban, ICE Nail Polish, Covergirl, Ponds, Dove, Aveeno, SOO AE.

Beautycon

Beautycon was one of the first boxes I ever subscribed to and it’s amazing!

The box is curated by a beauty influencers like Grav3yardgirl and the products you get are full-sized. You get make-up, skincare products, haircare products and brushes.

Cost: $29/quarter (plus you pay for shipping. I pay $5.95)

Some of the brands I’ve gotten from Beautycon: Too Faced, NYXDirty Little Secrets, Redkin, OFRA, Milani, Luxie, OGX, The BrowGal, Cargo, IBY.

May 2017 Allure Beauty Box Review

The Allure Beauty Box is a $15/month subscription and I’m very happy with the May box which has a lot of natural products that are cruelty free and a LUXIE brush!

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What’s in the May 2017 Allure Beauty Box?

Drunk Elephant Umbra Sheer Physical Daily Defense SPF 30 – This sunscreen is Cruelty-Free and they even have a blacklist of ingredients not in their products which is pretty cool. This sunscreen is 20% Zinc Oxide. Full-Sized Price: $34

Kneipp Safflower & Olive Body Oil – According to the Kniepp site this body oil is “intensively regenerating special care product for the skin” and it’s Vegan. Full-Sized Price: $23

LUXIE Rose Gold Tapered Blending Eye Brush 205 –  I love the LUXIE brushes and this one is amazing. Price: $12

Skinfix Foaming Clay Cleanser – I can’t wait to try this 99% Natural, Cruelty free Dermatologist Recommended cleanser. It smells so good too as it has Jojoba Oil and cucumber! Full-Sized Price: $14.99

Doucce Eyeshadow Mono in Jody – This cute little eyeshadow sample from Doucce is so pretty! Full-Sized Price: $10

This Works Stress check Breathe in Fragrance – I am really digging these roll-on stress receivers! It’s a “100% natural Superblend of pure essential oils”. This one smells like lavender, eucalyptus and frankincense.  Full-Sized Price: $30

The May Allure Box is getting a 10/10 this month!

Also check out my May Allure Beauty Box Video Unboxing!

April 2017 Allure Beauty Box Review

I got my April 2017 Allure Beauty Box today and I’m pretty darn happy with it! I feel like Allure has been really good in 2017.

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What’s in the April 2017 Allure Beauty Box?

Ahava Mineral Body Lotion  – I really love the Ahava brand and this body lotion smells so earthy and goo. Full-Sized Price: $29

Dr. Breandt PoreDemabrasion Pore Perfecting Exfoliator – I have not tried anything from the Dr. Brandt line and I’m interest in seeing if this works. Full-Sized Price: $58

Skin & Co. Roma Truffle Therapy Eye Concentrate – This products get great reviews and I’m excited to try truffles on my eyes! Full-Sized Price: $66

The BrowGal by Tonya Crooks Highlighter Pencil in 02 – I love this pencil and I’m glad to have a second one. It does wonder for my brows! This one is Nude (matte) and Gold (shine). Full-Sized Price: $20

Laritzy Lip Pencil in Cabernet – I am loving this lip pencil! It’s soft and the color is so deep and pretty. Full-Sized Price: $20

Also check out my April Allure Beauty Box Video Unboxing!