Essence Beauty Box Coupon – First Box for $1!

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Essence Beauty Box is having a Flash Sale! While supplies last, use coupon code FIRSTBOX to get your first box for just $1! (Your first box will be the July box.)

Check out our Essence Beauty Box reviews to learn more about this subscription box!

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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!

Posted in Essence Beauty Box Coupon, Subscription Boxes & Coupons| Tags: Essence beauty Box | 31 comments


  1. I emailed CS and was told that “beauty20” gives you 20% off any subscription.

    • Update: I was able to do the $1 box online, but called in to see if I could also take advantage of the 20%+free May box and I was 🙂 I’m the free May box, the $1 July box and my sub will begin with August (end in Jan 2017).

      CS was super helpful and answered alllll of my questions (I had alot too!)

      Love this sub and very pleasantly surprised by the excellent customer service I received ?

      • Wow girl!

  2. I just purchased! I really liked what was in your review for April! I hoping to get a little lucky. May’s box didn’t look like a hit for me but we’ll see!

  3. It didn’t work for me I wonder if I can call the 1800 and do it through them?

  4. Is it normal not to get an email confirmation after subscribing and not getting charged immediately for the box?

    • I didn’t get charged or an email confirmation until hours after I had subbed. Hope this helps!

    • Yup took me few hrs too

  5. I’ve been wanting to sub to this box for a while. I cancelled my birch box and picked this up. Got 6 month sub plus May box free for $60 using code SUNSHINE. THANKS!!! MSA. I’ll get 7 boxes for a little over $8 bucks each.

    • I cannot wait to get that May box. I wonder if they’ll send an email out for it, or if it will just be a surprise in the mail.

  6. I loved my first box this month and I recommend it even though my skin color is decidley pink. It came on the same day as my last Birchbox and helped me see that I’m OK with the BB break up.

  7. Done and done, also got the Essence magazine subscriptions for $1 🙂

    • Nice!! ?

    • Samesies 🙂

  8. is it normal that when you sign in to your account, the sub says “inactive” and the “billing info” is blank?

    I just signed up using the link and paid $1, but my account doesn’t show anything. Wondering if Essence is like Allure in terms of amazing web interface.

    • Yes I believe they do that so it doesn’t auto renew on you.

  9. I unsubscribed. My Nyx blush didn’t come with my box when it arrived yesterday and I was fine with that. I called customer service and let them know about the missing blush. The man I spoke with on the phone had the nerve to describe what the blush was supposed to look like. As if I don’t know what blush looks like ?? I’ve never been so enraged with any customer service representative to the point where I unsubscribed until yesterday. If I say it’s not in the box, it’s not in the box, don’t act like I don’t know what it’s supposed to look like…

    • I got a tiny NYX blush in “bronzed” instead of the ombre blush. I was bummed, but oh well. Still love this box.

      • Me too. My mom got the Ombre one so she just gave me hers. I didn’t like the lip choice this month but the box wasn’t a complete miss considering the price. And I’m even more excited about my sub now that they promise at least 1 B.O.B. per month; that’s a major reason why I signed up.

  10. So, our first box will be July? And when did they charged us?

    • First box will be July, and I believe you will be charged the $1 immediately when you checkout.

  11. all the subs are really jumping on previous BB customers, huh?
    Just joined!

  12. I just joined, I canceled BB last week after 5 years, and for $10 a box I can get Essence!

  13. Do it ladies. This is a great box no matter your skin tone. With the code a 6 month sub is $63.

    • Hi, I was wondering what code makes the subscription $63 for 6 months. I just looked and its $75 for 6 months. I was wondering if you might have a code that I may use please. Thank you Jen ?

  14. Omg!! Just ordered!! I wanted to try this box for the longest! It even takes paypal so I won’t have any problems canceling if I don’t like it!!! Thank you soooo much Liz! You’re the BEST! ?

    • Had to cut this box and I’m so sad. This offer is really tempting.

      It’s a great sub, and when I canceled, it was as easy as sending an email. I highly recommend this sub.

    • Yay! ? Hope you love the July box!! 🙂

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