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Yuzen Subscription Box Review – Spring 2014

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Yuzen Subscription Box Review - Spring 2014 Box

Yuzen is one of the original eco subscription boxes. It’s a mix of spa, beauty and the occasional food item, and everything is made with natural ingredients.

I’ve been subscribing for over a year now, but this quarter, Yuzen offered to send me this box at no cost for review purposes.

Yuzen Subscription Box Review - Spring 2014 Unboxing

Yuzen has some of the best packaging I’ve seen in subscription boxes. It’s a great box for a gift.

Yuzen Subscription Box Review - Spring 2014 Items

The Subscription Box: Yuzen

The Cost: $33 a quarter

The Products: Eco-friendly products to nourish the body and soul.

Ships to: US only.

Check out all of my Yuzen reviews and the Eco-friendly Subscription Box Directory!

Yuzen Subscription Box Review - Spring 2014 Card

Each box comes with a fold out card that details the items and brands features. On each item they also let you know why they chose it for the box.

 Yuzen Subscription Box Review - Spring 2014 Acure

Acure Radical Resurfacing Facial Treatment – 1 oz Value $14

I always recommend the Acure brand to anyone looking for skincare products that are free of allergens, (or really just anyone interested in natural/organic brands), so I was thrilled to see this item in the box.

I’m used to seeing probiotics in food, not skincare, but I’m excited to give this a try! (It’s supposed to even out skin tone).

Yuzen Subscription Box Review - Spring 2014 Candle

Sranrom Votive Candle in Lemongrass – Lemon – Spearmint – Value $8?

The site for buying this candle isn’t up yet, so I’m estimating on the value. The scent is fantastic though. Lemongrass is one of my favorite scents for candles to begin with, plus this candle is made with 100% vegetable wax and no synthetic fragrances!

Yuzen Subscription Box Review - Spring 2014 Lotion

Balanced Guru Body Balm – 1 oz Value $12

Sranrom Urban Wellness Calm Down Hand Cream – 1.06 oz Value $6?

I think Sranrom is my favorite brand discovery from this box! I love how this lotion moisturizes but dries almost immediately, and again the scent is perfect for me.

Yuzen Subscription Box Review - Spring 2014 Chocolate

Chocolove Cherries & Almonds in Dark Chocolate – Value $2

Lotus Wei Infinite Love Mist Mini – Value $8

This dark chocolate is made with ethically sourced ingredients, and there’s a poem inside each wrapper!

Yuzen Subscription Box Review - Spring 2014 Sumbody

Sumbody Bathmelt – Value $5.50

Sumbody Sum Fizzer – Value $5.95

I first learned about the Sumbody brand through Birchbox, and after just smelling these bath products I think I’m hooked!

Verdict: If you are looking for a wonderful spa-day subscription, I think it doesn’t get any better than Yuzen. I’ll use every single product in the box this quarter, and as usual I love the curation.

What do you think of the latest Yuzen box?

Written by Liz Cadman

Liz Cadman

Liz is the founder of My Subscription Addiction. She’s been hooked on subscription boxes since 2011 thanks to Birchbox, and she now subscribes to over 100 boxes. Her favorites include POPSUGAR Must Have, FabFitFun, and any box that features natural beauty products!
All views in this review are the opinion of the author. My Subscription Addiction will never accept payment in exchange for a review, but will accept a box at no cost to provide honest opinions on the box. This post may contain affiliate/referral links. Read the complete My Subscription Addiction disclosure.

15 Comments

  1. Your review has convinced me to sign up for a subscription :)! I noticed the yuzen site under faq’s if I sign up starting in May I can get the summer box. Decided on that :). The first impression of this box is fantastic. Someone took a lot of care packaging the box so beautifully with such pretty wrapping. I also like all the products in this box, just looked back at the past box and liked all the products in that one too. It is a bit more than I normally or want to spend. Just hope the value is there. Worth trying.

  2. I am super happy with this box – the candle, chocolate and bath things alone would make this a win for me. I get three boxes right now – Yuzen, Birchbox and PopSugar and Yuzen is the only one I am consistently impressed with/love opening.

    • I know – Yuzen is consistently a delight to open! 🙂

  3. Yuzen is def on my list of boxes to try next. I haven’t seen a box yet that isn’t amazing looking.

  4. Just a warning-I have a few of those Lotus Wei mists, and recently when i was doing some reorganizing, one of them fell all of three feet off an ottoman onto our wood flooring. it shattered and went everywhere! I wish they hadn’t used glass for the packaging…

  5. I do not subscribe to this box, first time I’m seeing it and it looks absolutely great! any coupon codes to give the a try?

    • I’ve never seen a coupon code for Yuzen – sorry!

  6. I opted out of this subscription. I got the Winter box; and while I liked it, I felt like I was not able to fully use the products I got. Also I can’t afford any of the full size versions of the products that were included. I wish I got this box vs the Winter box.

  7. Mine only got shipped today. And we’re due for a major ice storm. Living in Atlanta, this means everything — including mail delivery — will shut down for several days. I’ll be lucky to get my box this week!

    That being said, I think I will like most, if not all, of the stuff in this box. So I guess it will be worth the wait.

    • I am in Atlanta tooo..stay safe! I am at work right now (ughhh) waiting for something to happen. I hate this will push back all my packages too.

      On a better note, this box looks cool. I am contemplating trying this box, saffron rouge, or petit vour

    • I’m farther south from Atlanta but this storm has really affected the mail! I got a shipment notification yesterday but I don’t expect to see it for another week. 🙁 Even packages I expected much, much earlier haven’t shown up yet. If they all show up on the same day it’ll be like Christmas.

  8. I love this box!! Scarfed the chocolate bar down in about 10 seconds flat 😉 All of the scents are lovely and I am looking forward to trying out the Acure Facial Treatment!

  9. The handcream is so great! The scent really is calming, but it’s also super moisturizing. The chocolate is also incredibllee (I wish they’d put extra sweets, because they always go right away).

  10. I received my box today, and I loved it!

  11. What a lovely box! Some of the scents are not for me – can’t stand spearmint – and I am a shower only gal, but the overall box seems amazing. As soon as I’m back to work I’ll subscribe to this one.

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