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Flicker Box Subscription Box Review – May 2016

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Flicker Box is a monthly candle subscription that focuses on makers from the United States that create artisanal, small-batch candles.

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My Subscription Addiction pays for this subscription. (Check out the review process post to learn more about how we review boxes).

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The Subscription Box: Flicker Box

The Cost: $34 a month plus $5.95 USPS priority shipping (first month is only $25 plus shipping). You can also get a bi-monthly plan which is $34 plus shipping every 2 months.

The Products: “Each Flicker Box contains a variety of artisanal candles made from candle artists from around the United States. We share their story and ship subscribers a delightfully curated box right to their doorstep.”

Ships to: US only

Ships via: USPS priority

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This month’s candle selection is called “Night Sky.”

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Candelaria Stardust Candle with Wood Coaster Lid – 9 oz, value: $28

This candle smells so good! Here’s how their website describes it: “Pink cotton candy, sweet lemon drops, raspberry, fig leaves, with warm caramel and hints of Sicilian orange, Lily of the Valley, & powdery vanilla musk.” I love it. The coaster is a luxe nice touch, too. As far as being a lid, well, it’s not functional – it just sits on top and doesn’t attach or fit on/in in any way. That’s not a big deal with me, though.

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Hearth & Hammer Moonlit Moore Candle – 8 oz, value: $18

This candle combines violet, orris, and musk flower. It’s sweet but also has a balanced complexity due to the musk. The fragrance is inspired by this quote from Wuthering Heights:

“There was no moon, and everything beneath lay in misty darkness: not a light gleamed from any house, far or near all had been extinguished long ago.”

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Wood & Wax Co. Moon Flower Wood Wick Jar Candle – 9 oz, value: $16.50

This candle’s fragrance is jasmine flowers and rose petals – it’s very warm and romantic! I like it. Also, this floral label is gorgeous! I love having this on display on my coffee table or mantle.

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Also included was a couple coupons and they always throw in a book of matches, which I greatly appreciate! I like to keep them next to wherever my candles are to make it quick and easy to light.

Verdict: I really liked this month’s Flicker Box. I thought the theme was well curated and original. The value adds up to $62.50 which is great. I think this is a great way to discover artisanal candles made with all-natural ingredients!

Which candle was your favorite this month?

Written by Haley Faye

Haley Faye

Haley Faye first discovered Beauty Army and Birchbox in 2012 and instantly fell hard and fast for the world of subscription boxes. Over the years of writing for MSA she has found many subscriptions to fuel her addiction, but her favorites include fashion, geeky, beauty, and mom/baby boxes to share with her son.

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. If you buy something, MSA may earn an affiliate commission. Read the complete My Subscription Addiction disclosure.

1 Comment

  1. I do like Flicker box and subscribed to it for quite awhile through various deals. I have so many candles now though from various places that I have to use those before I do anymore.

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