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Aster Market Subscription Box Review + Coupon – August 2016


Aster Market is a subscription box that focuses on sending you small-batch products from around the world.


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


The Subscription Box: Aster Market

The Cost: $46.95 a month + free shipping or $131.85 ($43.95 a box) + free shipping for a 3-month subscription.

COUPON: Use coupon code SHARE20 to save 20% off your first month!

The Products: “Aster Market is a monthly subscription that delivers a box filled with surprise, small batch products ranging from home decor, jewelry, paper goods, bath products and more”.

Ships to US only

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This box comes with a card detailing the items included.


Hibiscus Notebook – $16.00

I love this floral design it reminds me of fall. The hibiscus flowers are beautifully illustrated on this 5×7, 160 sheets, ruled notebook. It’s the perfect size for your purse, for writing to-do lists to starting your holiday shopping strategies.




Orange Cardamom Tea Cookies – Value $3.00

This was delicious tea cookie was crunchy and buttery. I tasted butter, cinnamon, and lavender. I realized after taking the items out of the box, the tea cookies were next to the bath bomb cubes that are lavender sage, that would explain the taste of lavender I got when I ate the tea cookie.


Lavender Sage Bath Bombs Cubes – $12.00

This all natural set of two bath bomb cubes has an appealing aroma. The lavender sage and essential oils are perfect for a long soak after a grueling work day.



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Wall Bud Vase – $21.90

When I opened the box and pulled this out, I had no idea what this was or its purpose; upon further investigation this style is “science chic” and intended for a lovely touch of the “outdoors inside”. Basically, this all-natural wood with a colorful painted stripe and test tube in the middle is a wall vase. I love and admire how Emily has repurposed items to make them fun and useful in our lives.

Verdict: The Aster Market August box has a retail value of $52.90. I found this box to be fun and unique, the wall bud vase being the unique part, which I may gift or swap not sure if it will find a home in my apartment. The items that come in these boxes are useful and often times have more of a gifting theme with the products as opposed to other subscription boxes. Which makes it a treat each month to see what fun, unique, eclectic gifts they choose for their subscribers. (If you are looking for a high-value box, I would not recommend Aster Market).

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Written by Nich Baviera

Nich Baviera

Nichelle has been obsessed with subscription boxes since 2012, when she received an email to subscribe to PopSugar Must Have Box. Since then, she has subscribed to Glossybox, Allure Beauty Box and GoodeBox which is now called GoodeBeing Box. She currently subscribes to: Birchbox, FabFitFun, Essence Beauty Box, PopSugar Must Have Mini Box, and Play! by Sephora. She is an avid admirer of PopSugar, so much so that she had an office tour of their San Francisco headquarters in April of 2015.

Posted in Aster Market Reviews, Subscription Box Reviews, Subscription Boxes for Women| Tags: aster market | 7 comments

Comments (7)

  1. I have all the materials in my garage to make this, along with a few variations. But $21.90? It would need a few extra touches. Router edges, stain, painted hardware. That would make it unique and thoughtful

    • …and the wood that they chose looks like the very inexpensive yellow pine…

  2. I just love that bud vase! It’s gorgeous! Enough so that I just emailed Aster to see if I would get the August box if I signed up right now. I will let folks know!

    • That’s cool, let us know what happens!

      • I contacted them and they got right back to me, on the weekend no less! A subscription at this point would start with the September box but they do still have a couple left to order it sounds like as one time boxes.

  3. Such a beautiful box! Nice review, Nich!

    • Thanks, Jessica

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