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Tail Mail Subscription Box Review – May 2016


Tail Mail is a monthly subscription service started by Made by Mermaids, an online artisan jewelry shop. Each month, subscribers are sent one piece of jewelry hand-made by Made by Mermaids, plus two items from small businesses throughout the world. Products are organic, vegan, and cruelty-free wherever possible.

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


The Subscription Box: Tail Mail

The Cost: $14.99 per month for US subscribers, $24.99 per month for international subscribers, shipping included

The Products: One piece of jewelry from Made by Mermaids plus two items from small businesses

Ships to: Everywhere

Check out the Women’s Subscription Box Directory and make sure to add Tail Mail to your subscription list or wishlist!


This information card was included, detailing the package contents.


“Seashell Earrings” by Made by Mermaids – Value $14

These are so pretty, and perfect for summer! Plus they’re made from real seashell!


“Beachin’ Hair” Sea Salt Spray by Wildflower Beauty by Jessica – Value $6

I can’t believe it’s already sea salt spray season again. I still have quite a bit left from last year, so I may pass this along to my niece. It’s true, it does make my hair look fantastic, but it’s so drying!


“Flower Crown” by Weaving Daisies – Value $15

OK, please don’t judge me, but it’s true confession time… I was thrilled to get a flower crown in my box! I feel like I should be too old for this kind of thing, but the fact of the matter is that I have mermaid hair. I don’t have a mermaid face, or body, or swimming ability, but I definitely have mermaid hair! And I’ve never had a flower crown, and I’ve always wanted one! And now I have one, and I love it. I have no idea where I will ever wear it, but I don’t care. It’s awesome.


Tail Mail also included this 25% off coupon code for The Weaving Daisies.

Verdict: I wasn’t so sure I would like it, but Tail Mail is great! I really liked the earrings and I LOVE the flower crown! I would enjoy the sea salt spray if I didn’t already have a lot of it, but now I’m wondering if I should try it and see if it’s less damaging than other brands. Anyway, I think at $15 this box is a wonderful value and would be fun for women of all ages.

What do you think of Tail Mail? You want a flower crown, too, don’t you?

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Written by 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.

Posted in Subscription Box Reviews, Subscription Boxes for Women, Tail Mail Reviews| Tags: tail mail | 14 comments

Comments (14)

  1. I’miss so jealous of your mermaid hair! I fancy myself a mermaid, but def don’t have the hair! 🙁 I am going to have to sign up! LOVE this!!

  2. 1. I know someone who would looove this box, and at this pricepoint, I can actually afford to gift her this box.

    2. I had no idea sea salt sprays, in general, were damaging. I had to Google it – thanx for the tip! 🙂

  3. I sub to a lot of boxes,but I am really liking this box! Not too good for my bank account or my addiction! I will see what the next box brings and I’ll definitely subscribe if it’s a good one, too. Please be bad..please be bad..?

  4. Thanks for the positive feedback!

    Xoxo Desiree
    Made By Mermaids / Tail Mail

  5. What a fun box! Also, you are hilarious! You should totally rock that flower crown wherever and whenever you please. I know you said you are a musician before. Your next gig (performance?) seems like the perfect opportunity to wear it to me.

    • Thanks chris! Good thinking! 😉

  6. Ooohhh…this sub sounds great! And you totally deserve a flower crown! I hope you do more reviews on future months. It probably wouldn’t take much to tip me over into another subscription, LOL!

    • Thanks Carrie! I hope so too! 🙂

  7. I WISH I had mermaid hair:) This box is different (in a good way),love the review.

    • Thanks Katie!

  8. I love your reviews and am glad you finally got your flower crown! Wear it in good health!

    • Thank you Lin! That makes my day!

  9. OMG Yes. I want a flower crown too! I’ve hankered after one for ages but haven’t bought a flower crown because I’m a grown woman.
    I kind of think I could pull off the Weaving Daisies crown as it’s fairly subtle, as crowns go. lol
    Thanks for the review Anna. I’ll keep tabs on this subscription with a view to signing up once I’ve moved house.

    • LOL! Exactly Helen! And you’re welcome.

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