Allure Beauty Box Subscription Box Review – October 2015
Allure Beauty Box is a monthly beauty subscription from Allure Magazine. (Previously known as Sample Society).
My Subscription Addiction pays for this subscription. (Check out the review process post to learn more about how we review boxes).
The Subscription Box: Allure Beauty Box
The Cost: $15 a month
The Products: Deluxe and full-size beauty and makeup samples.
Ships to: the US
Delivered via: UPS
Swap for any item in this box from the Allure Beauty Box Swap page!
Each box includes an info booklet that details each item and why Allure editors decided to include it in the box.
RITUALS Ginkgo’s Secret Hand Balm – FULL SIZE! Value $17
Yay – we’re already over the cost of the box with this item! This is the ideal hand cream formula for me – it’s a thick cream, but it absorbs quickly, and leaves your skin moisturized but not greasy. I like the scent too!
Red Flower Lymphatic Phytopower Sea Cleanser and Masque – 32.5 ml Value $5.25
This works as both a cleanser and a 5-minute mask. (I love a quick mask!). So far I’ve only used it as a cleanser, but I like it. The formula is gentle and the scent is very light. The only issue I have with this sample is that it isn’t very easy to get the product out of the container. (I resorted to using a q-tip to get it out!)
Jouer Daily Clarifying Treatment Oil – 3 ml Value $4.80
I’ve sampled this serum before and I really like it. The formula is fragrance and paraben free too. (Subscribers will receive either the Clarifying Treatment Oil or the Repair Treatment Oil).
Cargo Cosmetics Eye Shadow in Flint – FULL SIZE! Value $16
(Subscribers will receive one of the following four shades: Flint, Pasadena, Oz or Greenbay). I feel like I lucked out on my box this month – this is my favorite shade out of the four options. Flint is a matte gray/brown, and perfect for a smokey eye look. (I’ve swatched it in the last photo).
Bumble and Bumble BB. All Style – .5 oz Value $3
This Bumble and Bumble styling cream is designed to help with heat-styled hair and also fight frizz. The formula is really lightweight and the scent is addictive!
Kryolan Lipstick Matt in Aurora, Eos and Nike – Sampler – Value?
These shades are SUPER pigmented and bold! The formula is matte, and the colors have some serious staying power too. Swatched below:
Verdict: This box has a value of about $46. (Not counting the lipstick sampler). I think that’s great for a $15 beauty box, especially since two of the items were full size! I’ll use everything in this box with the exception of the lipstick (it’s a little too bold a look for me), but at least it was just a sample pack!
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