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Simply Earth Subscription Box Review + Coupon – October 2016

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Simply Earth is a subscription box that provides essential oils along with recipes for using them to “help you create a healthy and chemical free home for your family.” This month’s box is titled, “Fun with Kids.”

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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: Simply Earth

The Cost: $39.95 for the monthly subscription, $45 for one box every three months and $49 for a one month box.

NEW COUPON: Use code ADDICTIONFREEDIF to receive a free Wood Grain Aromatherapy Essential Oil Diffuser in your first box ($49 value)! In order for the coupon to work, you need to add the Diffuser to your cart. 

The Products: Each month, you will receive a box with 5-7 aromatherapy recipes, 5 essential oils, recipe ingredients, and recipe containers.

Ships to: U.S. only, for free

Check out the Eco Subscription Box Directory and make sure to add Simply Earth to your subscription list or wishlist!

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Simply Earth Diffuser – Value $49

Simply Earth is sending new subscribers an essential oil diffuser with their first box. I already have two of these but am happy to have one for the downstairs now! By adding water and a few drops of essential oils to the diffuser reservoir, the diffuser releases the scented water into the air. Many people use these as an alternative to candles. I currently have one in our most used bathroom and another beside my bed for sleepy time.

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Each month Simply Earth sends 6-7 essential oil recipes.  I’m not sure they will send them attached to an O-ring each month but it sure does make it helpful to keep together! 

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Lavender Essential Oil – Value $8.95

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Peace and Quiet Essential Oil Blend – Value $9.95?

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Mandarin Essential Oil – Value $9.95

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Tangerine Essential Oil – Value $8.95

All of these essential oils were included in the box! Their packaging is great and I like that each box has suggestions for how to use the oil. The bottle label tells what plant part was used to make the oil, where the plant is from, the ingredients and the aroma description. Simply Earth says all their oils are tested 100% pure therapeutic grade too.

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Sleepy Essential Oil Blend Roll-On – Value $8.95?

Simply Earth also included a roll-on essential oil blend to promote sleep. It is made of lavender, rosewood, bergamot, grapefruit essential oils which are diluted in fractioned coconut oil. It should be rolled onto the bottoms of your feet before bedtime.

One of the most unique parts of Simply Earth is that they include recipes on how to use the essential oils they sent. There are quite a few other essential oil boxes on the market but this one seems quite unique.

Recipe #1: Kids Bubbles

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We made the bubbles first with corn syrup, water, dish soap and tangerine essential oil. It was so easy! We mixed the water and corn syrup together then heated it up and then added the tangerine essential oil and the dish soap. We’ll definitely do this again.

Recipe #2: Play Dough

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We’ve made play dough before and it’s incredibly easy. I’ve never thought about putting essential oils in the dough, though. What a great idea! The dough required a lot of coloring to make the color vibrant. My daughter, Cira, loves this dough!

Recipe #3: Cloud Dough

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I’d never heard of Cloud Dough before so I had to look this one up. It soft and malleable similar to the kinetic sand. It’s a sensory activity that is can be calming and fun at the same time. This was extremely easy to make – like all the recipes we tried- and Cira likes playing with this. It is kind of a mess though so it’s best to put it in a big plastic box or a sheet pan when the kids play with it.

Recipe #4: Calming Water Beads

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These beads are very cool and smell delicious when the essential oil is added. Cira put some in a bag and gave them to my aunt because she liked them so much. I’m still adding water to them and they keep getting bigger. We love these!

Recipe #5: Monster Spray

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Yet another winner from Simply Earth. Cira has been spraying this in the house, in the car and on herself for about a week now. Monsters are being banished and everything smells divine. Brilliant!

Recipe #6: Bubble Bath

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And finally something for mama!  Okay, I know this is a kid’s box but my daughter is a product of modern parenting which means she gets too much…so this is mine! Now that said, I’ll probably share it with her since this stuff smells wonderful! 

Verdict: This box is incredible! We received 4 essential oils, the oil blend roll on, and all the items for making the recipes. What a great deal! The recipes were easy to complete and the fruits of my labor will be enjoyed for months to come. Plus, I learned lots of new ways to use my essential oils which is the best part. Essential oil recipes are easy to find but I, like most people (I think), am more likely to accomplish the task when provided with all the tools.

I think this box is a great value too! Just the essential oils (very reasonably priced!) add up to $46.75 but if you add in the diffuser the value rises to $86.70 and that still doesn’t include the cost of all the supplies received (recipe booklet, bubble want, label stickers, plastic bag, calming bead, aluminum spray bottle, bubble bath base). Plus, I truly appreciate that Simply Earth donates 13% of their profits to organizations that fight against human trafficking. This is a great subscription for anyone who appreciates essential oils!

What do you think of this month’s Simply Earth?

Written by Shawn Brossart

Shawn Brossart

Shawn is a recent subscription box addict but when she fell, she fell hard. She can’t resist a bargain so she receives all kinds of boxes. Her current favorites are natural, holistic, and health and fitness related.
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.

10 Comments

  1. I’m new to essential oils and want to get sub. It seems like there are at least two great boxes out there this one – Simply Earth – and Aroma Box.

    Anyone have experience with both subs and able to compare them? I’m looking to build a collection, but gradually.

  2. WOW! What a great review! I really enjoyed it! I’ve actually been looking for a Essential Oil box and I need a diffuser so even though you mentioned it’s for kids I think I’ll enjoy it and what a great deal as well, a lot better than the other oil box reviews I’ve read!

  3. FREEDIFFUSER didn’t work either. Is there another code to get one with the first box?

    • Hi, Karol! We updated the review with coupon code ADDICTIONFREEDIF. You also need to add the Diffuser to your cart in order for this code to work. It will deduct the cost of the diffuser at checkout!

  4. The freediffuser code didn’t work.

    • Hi, Victoria! We updated the review with coupon code ADDICTIONFREEDIF. You also need to add the Diffuser to your cart in order for this code to work. It will deduct the cost of the diffuser at checkout!

      • Thanks!

  5. Do you know if I will get this box or a different Nov box if I order today? Thanks!

    • Hi Robin.

      I don’t know the answer to this but they’ve been responsive when I’ve emailed them questions so try that.

    • Robin, we found the answer and yes, you will get the November box if you order today. Enjoy!

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