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Honest Beauty Subscriptions Are Open! + Free Trial

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Honest Beauty is Live!

The time has finally come! Honest Beauty has launched! And they have bundle subscriptions just like Honest Co., plus a free Skincare trial offer to try the subscription!

The Subscription Box: Honest Beauty

The Cost: $50 a month for 3 makeup/skincare products of your choice. (Plus 25% off any additional items you add to your bundle).

COUPON: Get a free trial of skincare items based on your skin type for $5.95 shipping – no code needed. Just use this link.

You have 7 days after receiving your trial to cancel for any reason before you are automatically enrolled into our monthly beauty subscription.

The Products: Skincare and makeup products made with the same ingredient-conscious formulations we’ve seen from The Honest Company

Good to Know: Your Bundle will automatically ship every 4 weeks, unless you change the frequency of your subscription to 6 or 8 weeks. You can also select your Bundle ship date to get it exactly when you need it. We only charge your credit card when your Bundle is scheduled to ship.

Here is a look at the complete makeup and skincare collection:

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What do you think of the Honest Beauty collection? And which items would you like to see reviewed? I want to try all the things – so any suggestions will help me justify my shopping cart size 🙂

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. My trial arrived yesterday, and I was less than impressed with the packaging! There are no seals on any of the products, and the box was closed with a sticker, not tape. It had completely unsealed in route.

    I emailed customer service, and they’re sending a replacement trial – I expressed my concern at not being able to tell whether or not it had been tampered with.

  2. I don’t think I’d use many of the products they have available so I won’t be subscribing, but that little bag is super cute! If it comes with the products, is anyone open to swapping it? I’d love to get one!

  3. Hi Everyone,

    I purchased a beauty bundle. I got a $20 credit for being an honest member. I just got it and they threw in a free lip gloss too. I tried some of the items. The mascara is wonderful. It is non-clumpy and easy to apply. It doesn’t give that dramatic look though so if your looking for that you want like it. It lengthens nicely and curls in my opinion. The sheer lip has a slight fruit smell to it but is not overpowering or sticky. I found the foundation is more of a powder based formula. The tinted moisturizer doesn’t seem heavy. Reminds me of a light foundation. The beyond protected moisturizer is very luminous and light. Anywho hope this helps. I am sure Liz will do a much better job reviewing than I did!

    • Thanks for letting us know about the makeup – I’m still waiting for my box to ship! So happy to hear the mascara is great! 🙂

  4. I emailed them about the TM in the trial, and this is the response:
    “In the trial, if you choose the Tinted, it comes in Sheer. It doesn’t really have too much of a color, just provides a pretty sheer look to the skin. ”

    They also sent me a $20 Honest Beauty GC because of being an Honest customer, and I bought the concealer, but even though I ordered both at the same time, they won’t ship both together and the shipping for both was over $13.00. Cheap enough, I suppose, but they could easily combine the items into one box, which is more environmentally friendly as well.

    I actually called to cancel any further shipments of the skincare today . I can always reorder if I love it, and I don’t have the 7 days hanging over my head.

    And finally, a note regarding the lawsuits- neither the sunscreen nor the bug spray work. I found this out the hard way on a recent camping trip.

  5. I love honest products but I’m quite skeptical about the make up. First of all, I can’t see myself needing three make up products, full-size, every month. I really don’t think I would need every eight weeks . $50 a month is more than $15 per product Additionally, it doesn’t seem as if there is much variety in the color palettes

    • I agree with all 3 of your points!! You read my mind. 🙂

    • I agree that I’m a bit skeptical, but I’m still gonna try it 🙂 plus, keep in mind, you can adjust the delivery date for however frequent you want. I’m going to subscribe, exchange any products or colors I don’t like, and then adjust it to probably once every 3 months. $50 every 3 months seems more reasonable to me. That’s the plan anyway.. Crossing my fingers they’re good products because I’m not a fan of all of the chemicals that are in everything I’m using now..

  6. Would love a review of the tinted moisturizer and the magic balm and…well, everything. : ) The lip crayon colors look so pretty.

  7. Would love a review of the tinted moisturizer with spf.

  8. I would be interested in a review of the Magic Balm!

  9. Not a fan of those “gotcha” free trials. You can cancel and still get charged.

    • I signed up one of honest’s trials (shipping and handling costs only- about $5) and spent an hour on the phone trying to cancel; once I finally got someone, the woman wouldn’t let me cancel. Kept trying to offer me discounts, etc. Won’t go through that again.

  10. I’m curious on the cream blush, the luminizing powder and the tinted moisturizer. But I’ll wait for reviews before buying anything

  11. I ordered the trial and a bundle of the sheer lip stick, crème blush and the everything cream foundation. I’ll report back…
    If it goes well, my next bundle will be the mascara, brow stick and one of the eyeshadows.

  12. Hi Liz, everything looks great to try, but skincare is my favorite so pls check out the moisturizer, cleanser and sunscreen too. Thanks 🙂

  13. I’ll be holding off on this…. with the news of The Honest Company is being sued for a 3rd time….. eh i just wanna wait and see

    • OMG, what?!?!

    • I agree, Honest seems quite Dishonest in their marketing. They charge a prime for products that are not natural, and often contain parabens.

      • Which specific products contain parabens?

      • I just checked their site, and here is a statement on the ingredients they never include. Hope it helps:

        Our products are made without any questionable ingredients, such as parabens, phthalates, formaldehyde carriers, PEGs, MCI/MI, steareth-n, synthetic fragrances, propylene glycol, butylene glycol, petrolatum, mineral oil, SLS, SLES, sulfates and chemical sunscreens.

      • Yes, which of their products contain parabens? Can you provide a link? Thanks.

        • I think that’s what the lawsuit is about ….. “claims the company is making false claims in its marketing and labeling.” Meaning the label says one thing but that other stuff may be in there. Another suit is about the sunscreen allegations are they significantly lowered the zinc oxide content but still kept SPF of 30 so people got burned. Just Google “Honest company lawsuit”
          I hope it’s not true as i used to buy this stuff 🙁

          • I’m interested in seeing how this plays out because there is no legal definition for the word natural. Anyone can use it. Honest company doesn’t claim to be organic either if I remember correctly.

            I remember there was some type of controversy over the diapers over a year ago. I don’t know if she overpromised or people are interpreting the brand incorrectly.

      • Just read this in an interview Alba did.

        “The word “natural” actually has no concrete definition in the beauty world, so I had to ask Alba for her own personal definition of the word. “Natural means so many different things,” Alba told Yahoo Beauty. “Like loving my kids is something that’s very natural to me as a mom! It just means different things for different people.” “”

    • I agree. Passing for now with the sunscreen potential issues.

    • Can someone please kindly post the details about the issues with the company, what are the questionable ingredients they use?

      • Last week, People reported the company has been slapped with a $5 million lawsuit. The suit, brought by consumer Jonathan D. Rubin, claims that some Honest products contain “unnatural” and “synthetic” ingredients and that the company’s sunscreen is “ineffective,” according to People. This comes just a month or so after some consumers took to social media to share photographs of sunburns that they claim occurred while using Honest’s sunscreen.
        It seems people are claiming she says no synthetic no parabens but there may be? Also sunscreen ineffective. Alba is currently fighting saying all allegations are false

        • OMG, I have bought the sunscreens several tubes over and it’s not effective? I gave my daughter who playes intensive soccer, and she got sun burned at least 3 times (peeling of skin on faces) this summer and I scolded her for not applying enough sunscreen… I want to cry

          • Now go say your sorry 😉 and buy different sunscreen. I shouldn’t find that funny but she’ll love that you apologize.

          • lz, you didn’t know.

          • lz, best sunscreen for sports is Zinka! It stands up to sweat and water. 25% Zinc (and still a barrier sunscreen).

  14. Reviews on any of the sunscreen moisturizers would be great. It looks like they increased the zinc oxide back to near 20%, I am wondering if it still applies well?

  15. Hey Liz! A review of their mascara duo and the lip gloss and sticks would be great. I’ve been meaning to email you…I remember you said you didn’t care for the honest dryer clothes. My friend sells Norwex (I’m not doing a sales pitch) and I just ordered the all natural 100% wool dryer balls and they really work! You might really like them. No you can add a few drops of essential oils to them to make your clothes smell good. Just thought I would tell you about them they have really helped my husbands sensitive skin.

    • I got the wool dryer balls from Globe In and I have to say, they do work, though perhaps not quite as well as dryer sheets. On the plus side, though, I don’t have used dryer sheets floating around my house. On the minus side, members of my family keep taking the dryer balls out of the dryer with their clothes and I keep having to tear apart the house to find them.

      • I know EXACTLY what you mean! I try to make sure the 3 balls are in the dryer after I’m done taking clothes out so I know if I need to look through the basket of clothes to find one… but somehow the other day I was missing one and was driving myself completely nuts crawling around everywhere looking for where the thing could have possibly rolled off to (I had already went through the basket of clothes 2-3 times). Then my son takes a shower and grabs the towel off the hook and asked me what the random white ball was. How it ended up stuck in a towel that was hanging up is beyond me, but I was just glad to find it.

        • Oh my gosh, that is hysterical!!! I have found that I sometimes have a few things stuck together with static with the dryer balls, maybe somehow the ball got stuck with static??? I can’t stop laughing imagining your son coming to ask you, “What’s up with the random white ball, mom?” question while you’re crawling around muttering “Stupid balls… I hate balls…”

  16. I kind of want reviews on anything with sunscreen in it. I use SPF moisturizers on my face and would hate to use a product that actually didn’t have a working sunscreen in it. (But I feel horrible asking this because I think we all should wear sunscreen and don’t want someone to burn for “science” ).

    As a woman of color I also wonder how forgiving the shades are. But no one person will be able to check that. Thus is when stores like Sephora are awesome. Nothing beats trying it on your own skin.

    I am debating this one. I currently subscribe to the diaper bundle and have had a couple of issues that are making me debate that bundle. I don’t know if I can keep throwing lots of money at the Honest Company…

  17. Yay, very excited! Thanks for posting this!

  18. I want to see some reviews on this before signing up.

  19. I did the trial, but it didn’t let you select a skin tone for the tinted moisturizer. Bummer, because I just know that it will be for light skin tones. :/

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