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iBBeautiful Subscription Box Review – June 2014

iBBeautiful Subscription Box Review - June

iBBeautiful is a monthly subscription box for tween and teen girls to sample and discover products that inspire them to be their best natural, honest, and beautiful selves (and pass that inspiration along to others).

iBBeautiful kindly sent us this box to review.

iBBeautiful Subscription Box Review - June 2014 Items

The Subscription Box: iBBeautiful

The Cost: $18/month for a basic subscription or $28/month for a graphic tee subscription (same as the basic boxes, just with the addition of a graphic t-shirt), plus $1.95 shipping

The Products: 3-5 inspiring beauty, health, accessory, and lifestyle products for tween/teen girls (plus a graphic t-shirt each month with the graphic tee subscription).

Ships to: the continental US

iBBeautiful Subscription Box Review - June 2014 card


Each box includes informational cards detailing the theme and products for the month. This month’s theme is “Make Your Own Sunshine.”

iBBeautiful Subscription Box Review - June 2014 scarf

Green Summer Scarf – value: $22

I like this scarf a lot, but I think $22 is a high value for it – it’s not as soft as I’d expect other scarves in the same price point to be. However, I love the color and know that I will wear it! They recommend styling it with a classic white tee and jeans.

iBBeautiful Subscription Box Review - June 2014 notebook

“Idea.” Notebook + Pen – $12

This is a cute notebook – they included to be an official “Bucket List Keeper,” as well as added a summer bucket list example card.

iBBeautiful Subscription Box Review - June 2014 lotion

SBG Soap Peppermint Fluff Body Butter – size: 2 oz value: $8?

Ribbon Bow Anklet – $10

I’m honestly a little confused about how they got their $8 value on this 2 oz jar of Body Butter Lotion – on SunBasilGarden’s Etsy shop, a 4 oz jar is priced at $7. Based on the maker’s shop prices, the real value should be somewhere around $3.50. Regardless, this scent is actually really nice. It’s got peppermint, but also some floral scents, topped with marshmallow. It’s definitely a younger scent – perfect for their tween/teen target demographic!

iBBeautiful Subscription Box Review - June 2014 Tee

“I Make My Own Sunshine” graphic tee – value: $10

 Here’s a close-up of the design:

iBBeautiful Subscription Box Review - June 2014 Sunshine

The Verdict: Even with my adjusted ($3.50) value for the body butter, the total estimated value for this month’s iBBeautiful box is about $57.50, and it costs $28. I’m definitely happy with that value. My favorite thing about this box is its vision to encourage and empower tween and teen girls to be confident and happy being exactly who they naturally are! It’s a great message, and I know I definitely would have loved a box like this when I was younger.

What do you think of the iBBeautiful box? Do you have a daughter or niece that you think would love it?

Written by Haley Faye

Haley Faye

Haley Faye first discovered the wonderful world of subscription boxes in 2012 and began writing for MSA in 2014. Over the years, she has found many subscriptions to love. Now a mom of three, her favorite boxes are ones that dress her kids, help her get organized, feed her family, send her snacks, and offer educational fun for her children.

Posted in iBbeautiful, Subscription Box Reviews, Subscription Boxes for Women| 7 comments

Comments (7)

  1. Anyone know if they use UPS or USPS to shop these? I wanted to gift a subscription, and my daughter needs to use a different address if UPS. Emailed them this afternoon and haven’t heard back yet….kind of wanted to get the order in for her.

  2. Hello, i was just wondering if you have heard of the box PoshPak? It is a new girl subscription box that has various age ranges. Wanted to see a review before i buy it! 🙂

  3. My tween loves getting this box each month, and her favorite item from this box was the scarf. She wore it to school three times the first week she got it, and all her friends thought it was awesome, too. This is a great box for tweens–good themes and a fun mix of accessories and beauty products.

  4. I don’t associate with this scarf with teens. I think of glittery items, and other stuff. Even though my teen years are now considered ( vintage )- LOL! I like this box. I’d get it without the t-shirt. I do want to wait a few more months to see if the value gets a little bit better and stays consistant. The value on the cream seems off to me … it seems like it was a mistake. I looked up: SBG Soap Peppermint Fluff Body Butter on Etsy, I think I’m going to get a few of their products 🙂 They have a “LEMON PIE Whipped Soap” and a “LILAC Body Butter ” that sound nice. —

  5. Maybe its just me, but when I was a teen the last thing I wanted was a scarf in the summer lol.

    • Teens these days are more fashion forward lol I volunteered at a middle school and it’s amazing how much has changed in the way they present themselves with clothing and makeup. I didn’t even start wearing makeup til high school let along getting dressed up for school lol

  6. Hmm. This could be a great gift for my niece’s birthday in a few months. I’m interested to see what’s in the next few boxes!

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