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Next by Nest Fragrances Subscription Box Review – August 2017

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Next by Nest is a candle subscription box from Nest Fragrances, and of course, I had to subscribe immediately. (I love their candles!)

Each month you’ll receive a classic candle, a votive candle, and one surprise item – all in the same scent!

This packaging is fantastic. It’s a high-end gift box that you’ll definitely want to keep and re-use. (And if you are thinking about buying this subscription as a gift, it’s already perfectly wrapped each month!)

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The Subscription Box: Next by Nest Fragrances

The Cost: $56 a box (available in 3 or 6 month options)

The Products: Inside each month’s box, you’ll find:
• One Classic Candle
• One Votive Candle
• A note from our Founder, Laura Slatkin, on the month’s curated scent
• A special surprise gift
All will be housed in a beautiful NEST fragrances box that is perfect for gifting

Ships to: US Only

Keep track of your subscriptions: Add Next by Nest Fragrances to your subscription list!

Each box comes with a card detailing the scent of the month.

July’s fragrance is Apricot Tea.

Now, on to the items!

Apricot Tea Classic Candle – Value $40

The candle is poured into a frosted glass vessel. And as always, the packaging of Nest Candles is lovely and perfect for gifting.

This scent is described as an “English apricot wrapped in the richness of black tea leaves and combined with bergamot and golden amber. ”

When I saw the scent was apricot, I was worried this scent would be too overly fruity/sweet for me, but it is a much more subdued fruit scent! The black tea is the perfect accent!

And with this subscription, in addition to the large candle (50-60 burn time), you also get a mini votive candle in the same scent:

Apricot Tea Votive Candle – (Set of 2) Value $32

This candle has a 20-hour burn time and the same glass and box design as the larger candle.

Over the past few months, Nest has been sending two votives instead of one votive and one surprise item. Sadly, they are back to this habit again!

But! I have good news! Look at what’s coming up in the next few months:

September: Pumpkin Chai!

October: A New Collection Launch!

November: A New Look for the Holiday Collection!

(I’m pretty excited for all these things. In my opinion, fall/holiday are the best Nest scents of all time!)

 

Verdict: I’m almost always happy with my Next by Nest Fragrances subscription. I wish they would stop sending the double votive and send a surprise item like they originally promised, but it looks like any mention of a surprise item is now gone from their site. I love their candles, though, so this isn’t a deal breaker for me.

This box has a value of $72. I think that’s good for a $56 subscription, and that’s not including the value of the box itself. (This would make the best gift ever.)

What do you think of the August Next by Nest Fragrances box? Any guesses on what will be October’s new collection?

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.

1 Comment

  1. This is one for my wishlist and I’m gonna try to talk my boyfriend into “gifting” it to me for our first year anniversary 😊 it’s coming up next month 😉 I’m a total candle lover and I love to make intricate doilies for them to sit on 😊😍 fingers crossed!

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