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FabFitFun 2017 Starter Box Review – Get the Box for $19.99!

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The FabFitFun Box is a quarterly subscription from FabFitFun.com. Each season they send you a box of $200+ worth items in categories like beauty, fashion, and fitness.

And they’ve launched a new Starter Box that you can get for only $19.99! 

If you aren’t a FabFitFun subscriber yet, this is an inexpensive way to start, you get to sample the types of products FabFitFun sends, and also you’ll get access to their exclusive content like FabFitFunTV!

If you sign up for a FabFitFun subscription with the coupon code MSASTARTER, this will be your first box.

Unless you choose to cancel, you will be billed 21 days after the date of purchase for your first seasonal box (valued at $200+) for the full subscription price of $49.99.

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

The Subscription Box: FabFitFun Box

The Cost: $49.99 a box sent every quarter

DEAL — Use coupon code MSASTARTER to get the Starter Box for $19.99!

The Products: The hottest seasonal items (worth at least $200) selected by the FabFitFun team. (The starter box will include the 4 items shown above.)

Ships to: US and Canada

Check out all of my FabFitFun Box reviews and the Women’s Subscription Box Directory!

  The box comes with a card detailing each item included with prices:

The box comes with a card detailing each item included with prices:

Now, time for the items!

Spongelle Bulgarian Rose Body Wash Infused Buffer – Value $16

This is one of my favorite subscription box beauty discoveries!

If you aren’t familiar with Spongelle, you are in for a treat! It infused with body wash, and the sponge is firmer than your typical bath pouf, so you get exfoliation added in, as well!

This scent is described as a blend of sweet mandarin, rose, and soft musk. I’m not always a fan of rose scents, but I like this one! (And it should last for at least 14 uses!)

Marrakesh Oil: Argan and Hemp Oil Therapy – Value $22.99

This hair oil is THE BEST! The scent is amazing, the formula is so lightweight, and it helps give shine, fight frizz, etc. Plus, you only need a few drops, so my last bottle lasted me months!

Pure Cosmetics Eyeshadow Palette in Stripped – Value $50

(Subscribers will receive this palette or the Pure Cosmetics Eyeshadow Palette in Smokey)

This palette has a mix of shimmers and mattes, and the pigment is great throughout with one exception. (The Stardust color was almost impossible to swatch.)

Here is everything swatched:

Minimal fallout in these powders, too!

Summer & Rose Yoga Towel – Value $36

(Subscribers will receive one of three colors.)

This microfiber yoga towel is 80% Polyester, 20% Nylon. (And machine wash safe!)

This towel goes over your yoga mat, but it can also double as a beach towel.

Verdict: This box has a retail value of $125! I think that’s great for a $20 box. The towel is always useful, but for me, the standout items are the beauty products!

What do you think of the FabFitFun Starter 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.

31 Comments

  1. So if I sign up right now, I should get this box?

  2. Wow, all I got was a RealHer Playbook, a Happy necklace, and a travel coffee cup.

  3. The code didn’t work for starter kit?

  4. I was so disappointed with my box out of the 4 things shown above I only got the sponge and the main reason I ordered the box was for the a argan oil and the pure stripped eyeshadow. Nothing was said about variations.

    • Really? That sucks! What other 3 items did you get?

      • FeatHer playbook eyeshadow palette, dr. Brandt pore dermabtasion, and Jook and Nona “HAPPY” necklace.

        • RealHer stupid autocorrect

        • Oh wow. I would rather have gotten the Dr. Brandt and necklace. Which palette did you get, Vol I, II or III?

          • Volume II. I’m on the swap site.

    • Same here. Just got my box and the only thing that is the same is the spongelle. The value of the box is higher though. I did want the towel though.

  5. I was disappointed to receive such a small box. I watched a video and thought I was getting öne of those boxes. Also only one item was the same as what you showed in your starter box.

    • Hmmm. Wonder if they ran out. What items did you get?

  6. I ordered the starter box and am getting charged for my first seasonal box on September 17. Does this mean I am getting the Fall box as well?

  7. Save your money. Fabfitfun is definitely not worth it. Very disappointed in the last few boxes and will not renew.

  8. I really was undervalue the impression that this would be a full size box and was disappointed to find only 4 items inside. I was so hoping for the ruana and am so upset that I received the yoga towel instead. I’m thinking about cancelling since the Fall box doesn’t really appeal to me and I didn’t get the one item I was so hopefully no for.

  9. Liz I love your new photo!

    • Thanks, Kristin! 🙂

  10. Just ordered this. Thanks Liz!

  11. I wish they would sell these boxes as one offs. I loved the last edition box but didn’t want to create a new account to get it.

    • That’s a great idea! Would be so much simpler, easier & straitforward.

    • They did eventually let current subscribers buy the last Editor’s box but it was at full price instead of the 40% off deal or whatever they were giving to new subscribers.

  12. It’s a nice box. It’s nothing like BOXYCHARM but still not so bad

  13. Does anyone know what country the eyeshadow palette is made in? Is it USA, China, etc.? Thanks!!

  14. I guess I have a hard time understanding the appeal – for $10 more I got the latest Editor’s box with over double the items and I believe triple the value – even if some of that value was inflated. I think FFF raised their own bar pretty high lol. If I had never received a FFF box or any sub box, I am sure I would think this is the bee’s knees.

  15. If I was a new subscriber and didn’t already have these items I would be thrilled. This is a great box and a great value for $19.99

    If I didn’t already have them I’d create a new account for it 😊

  16. I’m thinking about this, but I’d be so bummed if I got the Smokey eye palette. I always seem to get the versions of boxes that I wanted less (or not at all). But this is a nice deal for sure!

  17. I ordered one! I can’t wait to see which palette I get. I almost ordered another to try to snag both 😁

    Nice new profile pic, Liz!

    • Thanks, Vanessa! 🙂 Hope you love the box!

      • I do! Got the blue towel & the neutral palette.

        I’m so tempted to order another to get the smoky…. ugh!!

        • I ordered and got the smokey palette. I love the colors: Browns, purples and greys. I was thinking of creating another account and trying for the stripped palette. LOL. Though there’s a 50% chance I’d get the smokey again.

          • STILL thinking about a 2nd one… but I have already so much makeup that I literally don’t know what to do with… I cancelled quite a few subs I told myself to save for something really good.

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