French Box Subscription Review – January 2015
French Box is a new subscription box that sends you a box of France each month.
My Subscription Addiction pays for this subscription. (Check out the review process post to learn more about how we review boxes).
If you are looking for a box that has a good presentation – this one is probably the best.
The Subscription Box: French Box
The Cost: $24 a month
The Products: Each box contains 5 products from French brands: fashion, cosmetics, gourmet and others surprises! FrenchBox is the best way to discover or share the latest products from France.
Ships to: US only.
Delivered via: USPS
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This month’s theme is Winter Warmth. The fold out card details all the item included:
Each box comes with an illustrated oversized postcard and a new recipe:
Doux Me Anti-Wrinkle & Radiance Face Care – FULL SIZE! Value $42
This was the item that most subscribers received in a separate shipment because it was delayed in getting to them. Unbeknownst to me, FrenchBox held my box back from shipping with the regular boxes so that they could include this item with the box when it shipped. (Hence my January French Box review in February). I let them know I want the exact same experience as a paying customer (since I am a paying customer), and they apologized and promised it wouldn’t happen again. Anyway, now onto the actual item!
This face cream is lightweight, absorbs quickly, and the scent is subtle enough that it doesn’t bother me. It also has a lot of natural and organic ingredients which I always like!
Paner Des Sens Hand Cream in Rejuvenating Rose – 1 oz Value $8
This hand cream is rich and very moisturizing – I’m a fan of the formula. I’m not in love with the rose scent (I feel like I’m in rose scented product overload lately), but it isn’t too strong for me and fades pretty quickly.
Panier Des Sens Lip Balm – FULL SIZE! Value $12
L’Oreal Colour Riche Nail Polish – Value $6
This lip balm has a pretty thin consistency – it is like a clear lip gloss in a tube. The finish is very shiny with no stickiness, so I’m very happy with it.
I couldn’t find this nail polish online, so I don’t have a link for it. I love the design of this little nail polish bottle, but I didn’t realize it was a crackle nail polish! I’ll probably end up swapping it since I tend to stick to basic nail polish looks.
Kusmi Tea Prince Vladamir Tea – Value $5
I love Kusmi tea, so I was thrilled to see this in the box. This blend is new to me, and it smells wonderful – it has citrus and vanilla flavoring.
Potiron Candle – Value $12
This candle has a nice clean scent, and I love the simple/elegant design of the packaging as well.
Verdict: I think this is one of my favorite French Boxes to date. Nothing feels like a filler item, and I’ll use everything except the nail polish, so the value-to-me is high! The retail value of this box is about $85 – I think that’s pretty amazing.
What did you think of the January 2015 French Box? Did you receive your Doux Me Anti-Wrinkle & Radiance Face Care cream yet?