Beauty Box 5 Review – March 2015
Beauty Box 5 is a monthly beauty and makeup subscription box. It’s also one of the cheapest beauty subscription boxes – only $8.25 a month with an annual subscription. They tend to feature drugstore brands, and usually the product sizes are deluxe or sample size. (Sometimes they still send out the dreaded foil packets though).
My Subscription Addiction pays for this subscription. (Check out the review process post to learn more about how we review boxes).
The Subscription Box: Beauty Box 5
The Cost: $12 a month (or $10 a month with a 3-month subscription; $8.25 a month with annual subscription)
The Products: 4-5 full size and sample size beauty products.
Ships to: US and Canada
Each Beauty Box 5 box comes with an informational card detailing each item in your box for that month.
Styli-Style Line & Seal Twist in Brown Glitter – FULL SIZE! Value $4
Laugh Out Loud by Nanacoco in Desert Trip – FULL SIZE! Value $4
This eyeliner is a medium brown crayon pencil with glitter in the formula. Fortunately for me it isn’t a lots-of-glitter look!
I was surprised by just how much I like this lip gloss! The shade is a perfect neutral pink for me, it’s not sticky, and the finish has just enough shimmer and shine.
Eslor Sample Pack:
Chlorophyll Lifting Mask – 5 ml Value $3.80
Firming Collagen Day Cream – 5 ml Value $8.50
Botanical Peeling Gel – 5 ml Value $3.20
Soothing Refiner & Cleanser – 5 ml Value $2.40
I hate foil sample packets, but I like the Eslor skincare line, so I’m OK with this item inclusion. Plus I must admit, foil packets are always good for travel.
Elite Therapeutics Rosemary Eucalyptus Body Cream – .5 oz Value $1.20
This Elite Therapeutics brand is new to me, and I love that they use organic ingredients. It is a lightweight lotion, and the scent is light too – I like it!
Scandalous Mascara by Nanacoco – Value $5
This is a pretty intense looking mascara but I haven’t tried it out yet. (I’m currently a bit obsessed with Benefit’s Roller Lash).
Verdict: This box has a value of about $29. A good amount of that retail value comes from foil packets (just something to keep in mind). I haven’t been excited about a Beauty Box 5 box in a while, but this is one of their better boxes in months for me. I discovered a few new products I like, and I think it is a good mix of makeup and skincare. (And no nail polish this month!)
What do you think of the March Beauty Box 5?