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DermStore Mother’s Day Mystery Boxes Available Now

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DermStore Mother's Day Mystery Boxes Available Now Options DermStore Mother's Day Mystery Boxes Available Now!

Thanks Sara for letting us know about this deal! DermStore has 4 new mystery boxes for Mother’s Day:

The Box: Mystery Grab Bag (Spa Queen, Forever Young, Makeover, or Locks of Lovin’)

The Cost: $35

The Products: Here are the descriptions of each box:

Tame your mane with our exclusive DermStore Locks of Lovin’ Mystery Grab Bag. While the contents are a mystery, we will give you a hint. Complete with 15 primping products, this set restores healthy luster to all hair types, making it perfect for gifting, testing and travel. A $208.99 value!

DermStore Spa Queen Mystery Grab Bag provides you with all the at-home essentials for a head-to-toe, spa-like experience. So what can you expect to find inside? It’s a mystery! But this is what we can tell you, it’s loaded with 12 healthy skin boosters that focus on your entire body. What’s more-it’s packaged ready for gifting, making it the perfect thoughtful gift for mom on Mother’s Day. After all, who doesn’t love a little pampering? A $204 value!

We can’t think of a better gift than the gift of youth and that’s why we grouped our favorite anti-aging products for the DermStore Forever Young Mystery Grab Bag. Our top-selling brands meet in this all-inclusive, age-defying set for your face and eyes. Gift it to your mom for Mother’s Day or keep it for yourself, we won’t tell anyone. A $218.41 Value!

Everyone loves a good makeover and now with the DermStore Makeover Mystery Grab Bag you can gift one. This face, eye, cheek and lip set provides all the essentials for a fresh start to your day and it arrived just in time for Mother’s Day gifting! A $204.50 value!

Are you grabbing any of the mystery boxes?

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!

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  2. I ordered the Locks of Lovin’ bag, Forever Young bag and the Makeover Bag. I, too, am blown away by all of the products in the hair bag! I could not believe all of the Carol’s Daughter and full size Nick Chavez products that were included. Absolutely worth with $35.00! I received the same contents as Kim for the Forever Young bag. The value in the bag was certainly worth the $35.00 but I think the $200+ value they said the bag was worth might be off. I got many, many small samples and really not overly excited to try any of the products other than the Medicell Labs brightening peel. I have a few smaller tube samples that are pretty much empty, like the HydroPeptide (all air).

    Here are the contents in the Makeover bag:
    1 oz of the Dr Brandt BB Matte – shade light to medium. EXPIRED 4/2015

    Full size Cargo Beach Blush in the shade Cable Beach. ( I got this about 6 months ago in another one of their bags)

    Full size Pixi shadow pen in Graphite Glint ( Also, got this in another one of their bags)

    Full size Cargo eye shadow in Oz shade (yellowish)

    Sample tube of LipFusion lipstick in Babydoll

    Glo-Minerals lipstick in Spark

    .50 oz Laura Geller Spackle

    .16 oz Laura Geller Baked Liquid Radiance Foundation (small tube, color pretty dark, Golden Medium)

    .17 oz Sarah Mc??(writing has worn off) 5 in 1 tinted skin enhancer (small tube)

    .17 oz Laura Geller Silver Sands cream eye shadow ( I think I have got about 4 of these now)

    .16 oz Cover Fix BB Gel tinted anti-blemish treatment in Medium (looks pretty dark on)

    Full Size Vapour Organic Beauty – Solar Translucent Bronzer Stick

    The value is there with this bag too, but not really excited about it since I already have the Cargo Blush and I won’t wear the yellow Cargo eye shadow. The other samples were just very small and I wish the Dr. Brandt would not have been expired.

    The Hair Bag is a winner, and the Forever Young kit is okay too….but I wish I would not have purchased the Makeover Kit.

  3. Just got the locks of Lovin bag in the mail and its Huge and filled with stuff!!! Here is a list of the Products and values: Carol’s Daughter Manoi Shampoo $9 and Conditioner $10 and a Manoli $13, Sarahtempa Wrap Up in Black $10, Intelligent Beauty Labs Hair Mask $45 (on sale for $15), Jonathon Infinite Volume Conditioner $18, Neuma Style Texturizer $24, Phillip B Maui Wowie Beach Mist $22, Nick Chavez Beverly Hills Advanced Volume Hairspray $24 and travel Plump and Think Shampoo $6, Traditions by Nick Chavez Horsetail Root Lifting Spray $9 and Prickly Pear Restore Mist $3, Dermstore Volumizing Conditioner 2oz which is not on the website so it might be a new product release!, Keranique Scalp Stimulating Shampoo $3, and finally a travel Batiste Tropical Dry Shampoo $4!!! An Amazing value!!! Most were full size and WOW this was packed! Full value is around $200 so I couldnt be happier πŸ™‚

    • My bag was very similar to yours and I love it – great value for the price. Lots of different new to me products to try. Super excited!

  4. I received the Spa Queen Mystery Grab Bag today with the following:

    Black Grab Bag that everything came in
    Clear Cheap Plastic Cosmetics Bag $1
    TALIKA Bio Enzymes Purifying Mask -1 Piece $12
    Peter Thomas Roth Oilless Oil 0.34oz ~ $13
    Medicell Brightening Body Cream 6oz $45
    Medicell Labs Instant Brightening Peel 2oz ~ $30? I think they broke up a set & I got the good part LOL πŸ˜›
    MOR Hand Cream Snow Gardenia 3.3 oz ~ $40 (Amazon)
    Intelligent Beauty Labs Rescue Rapid Repair Hair Mask 6oz $15
    Dr. Brandt Microdermabrasion .25oz ~ $20
    AHAVA Dead Sea Water Mineral Body Lotion 1.3oz ~ $3
    Pevonia Botanica Power Repair Marine Collagen Cream .7oz ~ $30
    Leonor Greyl Natural Hair & Body Oil .84oz ~ $15
    Tocca Cleopatra Parfum sample
    Clean Shower Refresh Parfum sample
    Medicell Brightening Body Cream foil sample

    So about $224 worth of booty. I am very happy with this grab bag. Everything is clean, fresh and sealed. I hope someone else posts what they got so we can compare.

    • Wow, what a great bags this time! I like all of them, but Spa best. I regret not getting any, but products I have to go through first…
      love all those brands/products included

      • I meant I have so many things I have to go through first

    • I received my Spa Queen bag today. It was exactly the same as yours except for instead of the “Medicell Brightening Body Cream foil sample” I received a Raw Beauty Kat Burki Rose Hip Revitalizing Serum foil sample and a SkinCeuticals Advanced Pigment Corrector small sample tube (maybe .125 oz?) I used the springbeauty code so maybe the SkinCeuticals sample was from that? Not sure. The packing slip listed item number 1190409 as the complimentary gift from the code but I don’t see any items with that number on them. (Although not all of the items have numbers on them so who knows.) Anyway, I am very happy with this bag! πŸ™‚ And thanks for putting that list together…

  5. I got the spa bag and makeover. Spa was really nice but I was not impressed with the make over bag and one item was expired.

    • Not sure I should ask since I guess I won’t be receiving it after all and will probably be more disappointed, but what was in the spa bag?

  6. I just received my Locks of Lovin box in the mail today. I am very happy with the box, using prices from a mix of Amazon, Dermstore and manufacturer websites it has an approximate value of $170. The box contained so many items I may not have to buy hair products for a very long time. I am so glad I gave in and bought this box as a treat for myself. I will admit that I didn’t read the description well so I wasn’t expecting anything like this I thought it would be a few items not a whole box of new things to try. There were 12 items in the box, and 6 of them were full size.

    • That’s incredible! What was in it?

      • There were 3 Carols Daughter products , a travel size shampoo and conditioner as well as a curl therapy mask (this was smaller than full size, but not really a travel size). A Philip B Maui Wowi, this was full size. Several Nick Chavez items a prickly pear repair spray, a volumizing spray (both travel size), and a thickening shampoos, and Volume hair spray (both full size). A full size Jonathon conditoner, full size Rescue Rapid Hair Mask by Intelligent Hair, Keranique scalp stimulating shampoo (travel size), and finally a travel size Batiste dry shampoo (which I never complain about because I always forget to buy this stuff at the store)

        • I forgot there was also a bun holder (the one that was in the beauty bag not long ago), and a small makeup bag.

  7. I got my Tame your Mane tonight amd i LOVE. Sp worth the price. Of the 15 items more than half were full suzed and a couple of things i was wanting. So awesome!

    • What were the full sized items?

  8. Anyone get the Spa Queen bag yet? I ordered over the weekend, but it still hasn’t shipped.

    • I got an e-mail from Dermstore this morning saying that the Spa Queen has been discontinued and that my order will be canceled. Bummer. πŸ™

      • Yep. I got that email too. Kind of annoying. It took them 5 days to figure out they didn’t have any? Did anyone even get one?

      • Mine was too πŸ™ I don’t know what took them so long for the email. Most mother days shipping cut offs were the 4th so if you wanted to order something else in place it won’t be there in time. Just disappointed about not receiving the box, really upset it took so long to get notice.

  9. Just received Forever Young Mystery Box, love it! Full size Glytone eye cream, .25 oz StriVectin-AR night treatment. 1oz Paula’s Choice skin perfecting 2% bha liquid exfoliant, 2oz Medicell instant brightening peel, 0.1oz Vichy idealia life serum, 0.5oz Skin Transformer hydroactive microdermabrasion cream, 0.16 La Roche Posay anti ageing eye, .25 Skin Medica dermal repair cream, sample SkinCeutical advanced pigment corrector, 0.07 NeoStrata skin active defense serum, sample glass bottle SkinCeutical hydrating B5 gel, sample glass bottle SkinCeutical CE Ferulic, sample packet Vichy liftactiv serum 10 & box sample Kat Burki rose hip serum.

    • Thanks for sharing. I get mine tomorrow. Do you think the contents deliver on the $208 value in the description? The sizes seem small for the most part and the two full size items are only in the $30 range.

      • I just got mine today. I’m happy with brands. Good quality. However, sizes for most part very small. No, I do not feel the value is anywhere near $208 considering you can get these sizes samples free many times.

      • I just got mine too and already blogged about it. I can’t believe that one of the 13 products was a foil! And, indeed, 3 others were so small that they didn’t even say how big they were.

        Not counting the small samples, I got a value for the box of $130. I was using the prices, though, which are probably lower than the manufacturer prices.

        That said, I’m fairly happy with the box. I like trying new products and even though the samples are small there are lots of them. I don’t like the foil, however.

        BTW, you can read my review if you click on my name.

  10. I just ordered a Spa Queen Grab Bag and the order went through with my 15% off new-subscriber coupon. But before I made the order, I noticed that on the side of the page, it says: “This product is no longer available. However, California Baby Basics Tote Super Sensitive is a very similar product and can be used in place of Spa Queen Mystery Grab Bag” (with a picture of this California Baby Basics product) even though the ADD TO CART button is still there. I really hope the my order was valid because it took me forever to convince myself to place it!!

  11. Spa Queen was back in stock when I was on the store this evening.

    • I just bought one yesterday and checked again this morning – Spa Queen is definitely back in stock!! Grab it while you can.

  12. Does anyone know when we can sign up for Beautyfix again? It’s May 1st but still no sign.

    • This seems to happen every month that it takes them a few days to get the new month posted.

      • i read that this box mostly has skin care produts and they are full size is that true ? thanks so much dorothy

        • I’d say about half of the box is full-size. Last month, for example, they gave us a full-size DHC cleanser (worth $28), full-size Juice Beauty moisturizer (worth $45), and full-size tinted lip balm. However, the rest of the products (about five items) were deluxe-sized samples.

          In March, it looks like they sent out four full-sized and four deluxe-sized items.

          It’s still an unbelievable value because all of the items in the box are high-end skin care products, and the box is always valued at $100+..

          • thank you so much . how do i sign up for may box ? thank you so much xoxo dorothy

    • i was wondering that to . one of the things i do like about this box its reasonable and it is good value if i buy a beauty box the box must be worth more then what i pay other wise i will skip boxes i do not mine paying a high price if the box is worth more but if its not i will skip then try again buy the third time i am gone . all of us work hard for our money the box has to be great to keep going looking very forward to this box xoxo dorothy

    • Odd that this says sold out already?

      “This month’s box is SOLD OUT! Click the “I Want This” button below to be notified when next month’s box is available!”

    • Does this sub auto renew every month? I got April’s box and just wanted to make sure that I don’t need to buy one from the website every month.

      This is one of my favorite subs and I’d cry if I missed it (which says a lot because I sub to a LOT of boxes ;))

      • Yes it should auto renew.

        • If she bought the right box. If it was the the twenty sumtin box, then yeah. But if t was the one time purchase, thirty sumtin box, then no.

          • As soon as I posted my question, I logged into my account and saw that I was billed for the May box today, so I’m ready to go with the auto-renewals. Thanks for your help πŸ™‚

  13. Would love to see what’s inside of these boxes!

  14. My Forever Young Box has shipped. 0.9 lbs. Will arrive on Tuesday. So curious to see what’s inside!

  15. Well, they should have at least one extra Forever Young box to send to someone. I had cancelled my original order (after I realized I could get the box at a discount) but they still sent out the box. I contacted customer service and they’re issuing a refund and giving me a pre-paid return label. I think that’s pretty good customer service.

    • How did you get it at a discount?

      • I signed up for a new account. They give you 15% off when you do.

        • Oh – already have an account.

          • Me too, I just used a different e-mail address. I got two boxes, so it was a savings.

  16. Wow, these sold out fast. I know that a lot of people have really gotten a mix of products with these grab bags in the past, but in March, when they were last available, I ordered one of each type available and they were unbelievably awesome. Almost all full size products and true to theme – i.e. the eye care bag had eye products, the skin care bag had skin care products.

    I was a couple days late ordering this time, mainly because I’m broke from sub overload, and now, sadly, the make up and spa bags are sold out.

    However, based on my past experience with these mystery bags, as well as with Dermstore’s Customer Service, I would definitely recommend them. Many of the products included in the bags were indeed best sellers and the ones I didn’t use or gift, I had no problem swapping!

  17. Anti aging and spa box are both sold out :'( as they were in my cart too! Oh well. I picked up the hair box since my hair is in need of some love and as a birchbox and beautyfix subscriber (and former ipsy) I REALLY dont need the makeup bag lol.

    • I had them both in my cart too and the Spa Queen sold out, but I managed to get the other. Sometimes they replenish the supply, but the box may end up being a little different. I guess we’ll see. I think these sold out much faster than other grab bags have in the past.

  18. I wanted to try the spa queen bag but it’s no longer available. I think I’ll try one of the others. For the price you can’t beat it it’s not like those other high priced boxes where you pay $100 and you get a lot of different items. I’ll take a chance and see what I get.

  19. I can’t get my information to go through

  20. OK, here’s my two cents…I ordered two mystery grab bags back in mid-March and loved them! One was the “Mane Changers” and the other was “Skin care A-listers.” I literally added the value of each item I received and each box was easily more than $200, with no expired items. There were plenty of full-sized items as well as deluxe samples and one-time use packets. This was my first order from them and I was in awe of everything I received, especially after hearing previous mystery grab bag reviews. I shared several items that weren’t my type to my sisters and have even put a few things back for future gifts (including a 4-pc boxed nail polish set.) As soon as I saw this post, I didn’t hesitate to order more! I realize that I may not be as lucky this time but I’m willing to take a gamble and at the very least, it’ll stock me up on more gifts. For anyone who does order, remember to start at Ebates for 4% cash back. By the way, I couldn’t get any of the discount codes to work for an actual discount, but did qualify for a free gift.

    • I agree. I have always been impressed with my mystery bags from Dermstore. They give lots of free samples too, and the samples aren’t all little foil packets. The value is off the charts. Of course I immediately purchased the anti aging box. I purchase the mystery boxes every time they go on sale.

  21. I don’t recommend derm store mystery boxes. I bought three in January and they were awful. Just seemed like a bunch of samples I could have gotten free. I’m never buying anything from them again. Three boxes I received didn’t even feel like the price I paid for one box.

  22. i am going to go for it i bought a high price box for mom now i would like something great for myself xoxo dorothy

  23. Has anyone had luck with these Dermastore mystery bags before? I ordered last time, and the products I received didn’t even break even with what I paid. I sent an email, and it was ignored. I’m wondering if it’s a fluke since they seem popular, or if they just really have poor customer service and ethics..

    • I purchased The Time Traveler Bag in January I believe. The bag was okay at best and the values stated were extremely inflated for the bag I received. My bag could of just been a 1 off, but I’m hesitant to buy another mystery nag from them after my last experience.

      • *bag

    • I got the Winter Wonders bag and I *loved it*. The value was definitely there. I paid $30 for it and got a full size eye cream, a moisturizing camphor cream, a purleese sunscreen, a laura geller eye pencil (which I swapped), and their makeup bag. Samples included 2 face sprays and a serum. The total value of the bag was $186. But I know not all bags are the same.

    • They have done the same to me (for a similar issue; I emailed three times and got one useless response). I am not a fan.

  24. FYI for whomever gets this. I just used a dermstore coupon code for 20% off your order. It worked, kind of… it said you could not use it, when I entered the code BUT, then when I clicked to check out it gave me 10.50 off (instead of the 14$ which would have been 20% off two of the grab bags) I am totally okay with that… the code that kind of worked was springbeauty… hope this helps someone xoxo

    • I just tried it – did not work for me.

    • I used that code and it didnt give me a discount but it did apply a complimentary gift!

  25. I got one and I’m considering getting another. BTW, you get the free magazine with this one that you can refuse an get a $20 discount, though that’s by mail.

    • Reading the terms of the magazine offer at the very bottom it states. “Once a customer receives a refund, they will no longer be eligible for any additional magazines or refunds. ” Does that mean you can only get one $20 credit total or one per $20 per each magazine offer. It looks like with a $80 purchase you can get three $20 magazine. So can you get a $80 order the request the $20 three times or just once and you have to keep the other two magazines.

      • I think it means you can get $20 refund total, but I don’t really know.

      • You can request the refund once. I purchased from them a while back and had the same questions. You can submit a one single refund request for the 3 magazines. So you’d get $60 back. It’s a great deal. Though I just purchased what I wanted and didn’t get the mystery boxes. FYI you can only get a refund once so if you’ve gotten a magazine deal from them previously you can’t get another one.

    • Hi Nana,

      How do you refuse? It was added to my cart but didn’t see a section to refuse for the $20 credit. Can I still refuse it, after I completed my purchase? Thanks for your help

      I bought the forever young kit. Hoping they’ll be some nice stuff in it for my mom.

      • If you read the instructions, there a link in your cart within the description of the magazine “Click Here for Offer and Refund Details” There is a form you fill out and mail in for the refund similar to a rebate.

    • you can remove the offer by checking the box and then updating your cart

      • If you remove the offer you also remove the ability to refuse the magazine and get the $20.

  26. oh yeah, just ordered mine as you were sending the email!!! lol

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