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Beauty Box 5 Review – July 2013 – Makeup Subscription

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Beauty Box 5 Review - July 2013 - Makeup Subscription

I started subscribing to Beauty Box 5 a few months ago, and so far I’ve been very impressed with the value in each box. (It’s especially impressive considering you can get this box for as little as $8 a month with an annual subscription). If you are looking for an inexpensive makeup subscription box – I definitely recommend Beauty Box 5!

Beauty Box 5 Review - July 2013 - Makeup Subscription

The Box: Beauty Box 5

The Cost: $12 a month (or $10 a month with a 3-month subscription; $8 a month with annual subscription)

The Products: 4-5 full size and sample size beauty products.

Check out all of my Beauty Box 5 Reviews and the Beauty and Makeup Subscription Box Directory!

Beauty Box 5 Review - July 2013 - Makeup Subscription

Each Beauty Box 5 comes with a card detailing each item and the retail cost of the full size version of the item.

Beauty Box 5 Review - July 2013 - Makeup Subscription

Be a Bombshell Lip Gloss in Vixen – FULL SIZE! Value $14

It’s always a win when the first item you take out of the box is worth more than what you paid for the entire box!

Beauty Box 5 Review - July 2013 - Makeup Subscription

H20+ Face Oasis Hydrating Treatment – 8 ml Value $5.70

Jean Piette Cosmetics Nail Polish Remover Wipes – (2) Value $1

Beauty Box 5 Review - July 2013 - Makeup Subscription

LA Fresh Travel Lite Antibacterial Wipes – Value $2

Every Beauty Foot Smoother  – Value $9

I can never have enough hand sanitizer, so these wipes will be a perfect addition to my purse. I also think I’m most excited about this foot smoother! I gave it a quick try and I’m happy with he results, plus the design makes it really easy to hold.

Verdict: I paid $10 for this box and received over $30 worth of product – not bad! This month had a good mix of products, and definitely a good value. What was your favorite item in the July Beauty Box 5?

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. Hi 🙂
    This probably isn’t the correct place to ask, but I have a question on multi-month subs & haven’t been able to find the answer. If I were to subscribe to a service like BB5 for a year to get the best rate am I charged the full year upfront? Or am I committing to authorize them to charge my card monthly for a year? If you can answer I’d really appreciate it!

  2. I received nearly the same box as you. Instead of the H20+ facial treatment I received an Airelle Berrimatrix “Age Defying Facial Serum” sample. It’s a .25oz sample and the regular size is .85oz and retails at $158. So if I’m doing my math corrently [big “if”] this sample is worth about $46.50, which is four times the cost of the box on its own. Interested to see if I notice any results!

  3. I got the same as you and I am not that excited this month….my lipgloss was SUPER bright pink….gave it immediately to my co-worker. I like the pedi sponge and the other three things are meh….not too exciting. My three month subscription is up next month and I may put my money elsewhere….we’ll see!

    • I got the super bright lipgloss as well. 🙁 I also received one in another box) 🙁 🙁

  4. I think I’m going to buy a 6 month subscription for my birthday (which is in Sept.) My husband will be leaving to Alabama in a couple weeks for 2 months so, he won’t be here for my birthday. 🙁
    I told him only subscription boxes could make up for his absence! LOL! 😉

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