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Pearlesque Box Subscription Review + Coupon – January 2017

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Pearlesque Box is a monthly subscription box that highlights one natural beauty brand each month. They include full size and deluxe size products, so it is a great way to really try out a brand and see if it is for you.

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My Subscription Addiction paid for this box. (Check out the review process post to learn more about how we review boxes).

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The Subscription Box: Pearlesque Box

The Cost: $39.95 + free shipping. Save with 3, 6 or 12-month prepay subscriptions

COUPON: Use coupon code PEARL10 and save 10% off of any subscription plan! This essentially gets you 12 boxes for the price of 10!

The Products: Pearlesque box will feature one brand each month from a different region of the world. Allowing you to discover the world’s hidden gems through a minimum of 1 full-size and 2 to 4 travel size products from each brand.

Ships to: US

Check out all of our Pearlesque Box reviews! And our reviews of all Beauty Subscription Boxes!

Keep Track of Your Subscriptions: Add this box to your subscription list or wishlist!

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Each box includes a card detailing the items included.

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This month’s featured brand is Akar Skin.

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Akar Skin Neat Remedy Face Oil – FULL SIZE! Value $80

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This face oil is designed to “calm inflammations and clarify your complexion without drying your skin.”

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This oil is made with all organic ingredients and it feels lovely on my skin. (It’s designed to work well for oily, combination and sensitive skin.) It absorbs pretty quickly, too!

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Akar Skin Mini Care Lip Butter – FULL SIZE! Value $25

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This lip butter is made with natural and organic ingredients, and it’s super moisturizing and provides a hint of shine.

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If, like me, you prefer your lip balms in stick form versus a jar, this worked equally well as a cuticle cream!

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Akar Skin Lush Balance Toning Mist – Travel Size (30 ml) Value $24

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This toner is “formulated to protect skin from free radicals and help smooth fine lines and wrinkles.”

Two things I like about this toner: 1. The scent! It reminds me of the Bobbi Brown Beach perfume! 2. You don’t have to wipe it off after using it, just apply post facial cleanser!

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Akar Skin Travel Bag – Value Listed $25

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This is a decent travel bag, but there is NO way it is a $25 retail value – it’s more like a nice freebie you get when you buy a value set. Still, it’s a nice extra!

 

Verdict: This box has a retail value of $154. (Or $134 if you give the makeup bag a retail value of only $5.) Either way, that’s a great value for a $40 beauty box that sends you natural and organic beauty brands! And full-size skincare! I’m so impressed with this subscription, and I love that I get to discover new-to-me ingredient conscious beauty brands!

What do you think of the January Pearlesque 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.

4 Comments

  1. I would love to be able do a review of December’s box because I am still using all my Metta products and loving them! Metta is form Brisbane Australia and they included a full size face balm, full size hand balm (these are very thick but melt into your skin and the face balm is definitely evening-only), full size lip balm (coconut), and travel size body butter (lavender). Everything is handmade, natural, and in beautiful glass containers.

    I am also using the Akar toner and don’t agree with the BB Beach comparison. The last time I used Beach, it smelled like suntan lotion. This smells like sipping cucumber water AT the beach, very light an natural.

    My February box (Red Flower) just arrived and I can’t wait to start with these items too!

    Like Misty, I also noticed that MSA doesn’t have reviews of Pearlesque every month which is disappointing.

  2. Ooooh, the toner smells like Bobbi Brown’s Beach?!?!? I had no idea since I don’t open my products until I’m ready to use them. Beach is my go-to summer fragrance, so I’ll hold off on using the toner until then. I know it’s weird to be excited for my face to smell like Beach too, but I am! 😀

  3. I agree about the “value” of that makeup bag, no way can it cost that much. That said, it is perfect for the pocketbook – relatively flat but holds a good number of lipsticks and such. Overall, while expensive, this beauty box is well worth it, and customer service is top notch (which might even be worth more as so many boxes fall very very short in that area!)

  4. Hi Liz,
    I wanted to see a review of the November and December 2016 Pearlesque boxes. I can’t find them on the MSA website.

    Thanks!

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