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SweatyBox Women’s Subscription Box Review – January 2017

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SweatyBox is a monthly subscription box containing beauty and fitness essentials. They also have a men’s box with fitness and grooming items.

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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.)

This review is of the Women’s, $10 a month, box. 

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The Subscription Box: SweatyBox

The Cost: $10 a month + shipping

COUPON: Use code 1STSWTYBOXFREE to get your first box free! (just pay shipping)

The Products: Health and fitness snacks, food, fitness equipment, as well as bath, body, makeup, and skincare items

Ships to: U.S. ($2.95) and Canada ($8)

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This box didn’t come with an information card. That seems to be standard for this subscription.

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Buff Bake Birthday Cake Protein Almond Spread (1.25 oz) – Value $1.90

I’m familiar with this spread from PrettyFit . I think Buff Bake is one of the best in terms of adding protein to nut butters (I’ve tried other brands that just aren’t as good). I don’t know that this reminds me of birthday cake, exactly, but it wasn’t too sweet to put on a sandwich, so I’m happy.

Synergee Resistance Loop Band (green) – Value $2.80

I received a different Synergee band in July. But, that was the yellow one and this is green, which is a higher resistance level, so I don’t mind the repeat. These things do wear out over time. (You can Google “resistance loop band exercises” to find some free tutorials and suggestions on how to use this.)

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Turo Skin Moisturizing Lotion + Sunscreen (3.4 fl oz) – Value $30

This is SPF 15. I do like to wear sunscreen on my arms and face every day. Because the active ingredients here are chemical sunscreens, I’m reserving this for my arms. (I once got a rash from a chemical sunscreen product and I’d rather not chance getting a rash on my face. To be fair, I haven’t had any problems so far, but I’ve only used this twice.) Because it is chemical instead of mineral, it doesn’t leave a white film. (It also contains antioxidants.) And the tube is quite a generous size!

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NCLA Nail Wraps in “Fresco” – Value $16

I am pretty terrible at putting nail wraps on (plus I am in the middle of a 6-week break from nail polish and other nail art products as my nails are currently in poor condition). However, these are adorable – it’s hard to see, but there are little flamingos on some of them. Of all the ones I’ve ever received in subscription boxes, these are my favorite pattern.

Verdict: I calculated a value of about $50.70 for the January SweatyBox. That is pretty amazing for a $10 box (a little more with shipping). Only one product was completely new to me (the sunscreen/moisturizing lotion), but that is a hazard when you have multiple beauty and fitness subscriptions. I can use everything, and I feel like this is a representative example of the types of items you’d get in this box.

What did you think of the January SweatyBox?

Written by Ragan Buckley

Ragan Buckley

Ragan stumbled across My Subscription Addiction in late 2013 and immediately subscribed to way too many beauty boxes. She’s now focused on boxes for her cats and dog, vegan/vegetarian food boxes, and craft subscriptions (and she didn’t give up beauty boxes entirely).

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.

5 Comments

  1. I, too, got the sunscreen with an expiration date of march 2017. Shipping is also now $4.95, not $2.95. I won’t be renewing either, because the company itself doesn’t seem to put much effort in, judging by some of the items I’ve seen, as well as the lack of communication with their customers on any social media.

  2. The expiration date on my sunscreen is 03/17. This was my second box and I cancelled after receiving it. I won’t use any of the items.

  3. Shipping is actually $4.95

  4. I would have use for all the products. Tempting.

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