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Vellabox Candle Subscription Box Review + Coupon – May 2016

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VellaBox is a monthly candle subscription! Every month they send you quality, small-batch, toxin-free, hand-poured candles.

They have 3 different levels of subscription: the Lucerna, the Ignis, and the Vivere.

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This is a review of the Vivere box.

This box was sent to us for review purposes. (Check out the review process post to learn more about how we review boxes).

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The Subscription Box: VellaBox

The Cost: The Lucerna VellaBox is $10/month with $2 shipping; the Ignis VellaBox is $20/month with $2 shipping; and the Vivere Vellabox is $30/month with free shipping and handling.

COUPON: Save 25% off your first box with code ADDICT25


Save $5 off gift subscriptions with code GIFTINGADDICT!

The Products: The Standard gives you one ~4 oz candle/month, the Aficionado sends one ~8 oz candle/month, and the Luxe which sends you 1-2 candles totaling ~12 oz/month.

Ships to: US

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Each box comes with an info card detailing the candles featured that month, as well as the bonus gift.

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Each candle is wrapped in a pretty fabric every month. Unfortunately, they’re not a tea towel or anything fun and functional, but if you’re crafty you can probably collect these as swatches or something!

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These are the candles this month! The candle maker being featured this month is Chi Candle.

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Chi Candle Wild Mountain Honey Travel Tin – 6 oz, value: $10 (burn time ~35 hours)

I really like the way this smells because I like the scent of honey!  This smells like honey mixed with pretty floral notes. I also like travel candles and candles with lids because they store easily, too.

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Chi Candle Fig & Sage Candle – 7.5 oz, value: $18 (burn time 70 hours)

My sister in law took one whiff of this candle and said “This candle smells like Christmas!” Which it does, a little, because of the sage. However I think it’s a good savory scent for anytime, too. The packaging is also beautiful.

Verdict: I really like this month’s candle picks! The value adds up to $28. I know the value is a little less than the cost of the box, but I do think curation/discovery plays a bit into the value for this sub, so keep that in mind. Also, the fact that you’d have to pay shipping to get the candles straight from the manufacturer helps even out the value in some way. All in all, I’m happy!

What do you think about VellaBox?

Written by Haley Faye

Haley Faye

Haley Faye first discovered Beauty Army and Birchbox in 2012 and instantly fell hard and fast for the world of subscription boxes. Over the years of writing for MSA she has found many subscriptions to fuel her addiction, but her favorites include fashion, geeky, beauty, and mom/baby boxes to share with her son.
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.

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