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Beauty Army Subscription Box Review – August 2012

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Beauty Army Subscription Box Review - August 2012

I have mixed emotions about Beauty Army. I love that they let you pick your samples, but I hate that there’s no surprise element when I open the box! Anyone else feel that way?

Beauty Army Subscription Box Review - August 2012

The Box: Beauty Army

The Cost: $12 a month or $132 a year (1 month free) (option to skip a month)

The Products:  Select 6 beauty products based on your profile.

Beauty Army Subscription Box Review - August 2012

Apothederm Stretch Mark Cream – .7 oz Value $10.50

Vita-K Professional Spider Veins – 3 oz – FULL SIZE! Value $13.50

Both of these formulas use peptides to reduce the appearance of skin issues. I haven’t had enough time yet to see if they work wonders. (Fingers crossed)

Beauty Army Subscription Box Review - August 2012

Egyptian Magic All Purpose Skin Cream – .1 oz – Value $.85

One of the great things about picking your own samples with Beauty Army, is that you can avoid foil packets if you want to. Normally I follow that rule, but this time I really wanted to try Egyptian Magic. (It seems to have a cult following and I was curious). Turns out, it’s a lot like Aquaphor ointment, but even more concentrated.

Macadamia Healing Oil Treatment – 1 oz – Value $6.55

I’ve received this before from other subscription boxes and really like it. Also, a little goes a long way with this hair treatment, this 1 once bottle will probably last me a month!

Beauty Army Subscription Box Review - August 2012

Cell Ceuticals PhotoDefense Daily Skin Protector SPF 55 – .33 Oz – Value $7.50

YoungBlood Mineral Primer – .17 oz Value $5.00

Verdict: For $12 I received over $43 worth of beauty product. I’m not super excited about all of the products, but I think that’s partly my fault. Whenever it’s sample selection time, I typically pick products I’ve already tried or things I know I will use, but that keeps me from discovering fun new products. What do you think of Beauty Army? How do you approach sample selection time?

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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. I re-subbed today because of your review. You have pushed me over the ” BUY” line so many times in this fabulous blog, I can’t even remember all the Subs I now have thanks to you. 🙂
    Love them all thus far!!

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