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LYFnow Subscription Box Review + Coupon – April 2016

Anna Rodriguez
ByAnna RodriguezMay 8, 2016 | 9 comments

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LYFnow
5 overall rating
1 Ratings | 1 Reviews

Love Yourself First Now (LYF-now) is a subscription box for young women ages 14 and up, intended as a monthly reminder to love themselves! What a nice idea!

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This box was sent to us for review purposes. (Check out the review process post to learn more about how we review boxes.)

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The Subscription Box: Love Yourself First Now (LYF-now)

The Cost: $29 per month. Save with 3 and 6-month subscriptions

COUPON: Save $10 off your first box with code MSA10

The Products: 4-6 fun products designed to inspire young women to love themselves

Ships to: US for sure, all other countries listed, probably at an additional charge

Check out all of our LYF-now reviews and the Women's Subscription Box Directory!

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This is the info card that was included in the package, detailing the items in the box. This month's theme is "Express Yourself With Color."

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LYF-now also included a color chart this month in their printed materials. It talks about what different colors mean and when to wear them. Fun!

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Manicure Tools - Listed value $10

Ths is a pretty comprehensive little manicure set! I think this would be a good set for just about anyone to have.

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Donut Worry Be Happy Nail Polish Kit - Listed value $10

This is a super cute little nail polish set! The colors are nice and vibrant, and it's chemical free. If I had a teen daughter, that would be one of my top concerns when introducing her to the world of beauty products.

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4-Phase Professional Nail Buffer - Listed value $6

It's really handy that all four steps of nail buffing are printed on each side of this buffer! Otherwise I'm not sure I would even use it correctly.

Nail Applications - Listed value $6

The three sheets you can see in this photo are nail stickers / decals / wraps. They are cute and age-appropriate, I think.

Crystal Charms - Listed value $4

I like how small these nail charms are! The ones at my local nail salon are huge, and I hate feeling like I have "stuff" on my nails. These seem small enough to ignore, but big enough to add some sparkle.

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Note Cards - Listed value $3

I love these note cards! So cute! I also think this is a much more important and interesting way to express yourself with color than painting your nails. I'm so glad they included these!

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These extras were also included in this month's package. The kids loved the taffy, of course!

Verdict: I think LYF-now generally does a good job of balancing age-appropriate beauty items with non-beauty related items, which is important for this age range. I think there is a lot of pressure on young women to be born fashionistas / make-up professionals, but the way beauty items are presented in this subscription has more of a "take care of yourself" feel to it. I also think everything in the box is appropriate for the teens and young women age range. The value this month totals almost $40, which is good for a $29 box, but I think they could do a little better. Overall, I think this would make a nice gift subscription for a special teen girl in your life.

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This fun and exciting box is filled with functional products like jewelry, makeup and inspiration to LOVE YOURSELF FIRST-now. This box will equip you with the tools that will remind you how AMAZING you really are within on a daily basis and for a life time. Every month will follow a unique theme to... read more.
Anna Rodriguez
Anna Rodriguez
Anna has been a fan of subscription boxes since joining Birchbox in 2013, but didn't become a true addict until discovering subscriptions she could share with her children. Her favorites include Kiwi Crate and Fab Kids.

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9 comments

Melanie

Cute box but a bit young for the demo. Also is that a typo on the info card? “Love Yourself Frist”?

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Renee

I agree with the other commenters. My 14 year old niece over quickly outgrew the box sub aimed at tweens and now prefers regular beauty boxes like BB5, Birchbox and Ipsy. I think she’d be insulted if I gave her something labeled “kid friendly.”

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Andrea

I have to agree about the target market … my 7 year old would love this. I also think the price is a bit high for what you get.

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kim

If the nail polish is free from chemicals what is it made from?

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Erin

hahahahaha

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Pamela

I agree with the other comments. My 8 year old would LOVE this. The teenagers I know would think it is lame!

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Tj

I agree, it’s a great concept..but…lol My daughter will be 14 this month and this definitely wouldn’t appeal to her. Cute stuff though.

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Jordan

I would have absolutely loved this box around age 7-10. I was obsessed with makeup around those ages…my mom gave me all of her old makeup to play with and I thought it was the most fun form of self-expression. The funny thing is that I never once wanted to wear makeup to school, and now I’m in my mid-twenties and I don’t wear a stitch of makeup except for a swipe of lip gloss. So I think all kids are different in terms of how they respond to social pressures, but I think it’s something interesting to consider when giving a box like this to a young girl.

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EC

I’m not sure I’m agree with where they set their target demographic. My 11 year old thought the items were young for her so I can imagine what my 15 year old would think. This looks more like a tween sub box to me.

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