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FabFitFun Fall 2016 Subscription Box Review + $10 Coupon

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The FabFitFun Box is a quarterly subscription from FabFitFun.com. Each season they send you a box of $100+ worth items in categories like beauty, fashion, and fitness. And good news – if you are interested in this box – it is still available for purchase!

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Each season, FabFitFun features a different design for their box. I love that this one is interactive!

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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: FabFitFun Box

The Cost: $49.99 a box sent every quarter

COUPON: Limited Time Only! Use code FRESHAIR to sign up for a FabFitFun Seasonal Subscription and get 20% off your first box!

The Products: The hottest seasonal items (worth at least $100) selected by the FabFitFun team

Ships to: US and Canada

Check out all of my FabFitFun VIP Box reviews and the Women’s Subscription Box Directory!

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This box comes with an Exclusive Offers card – each brand included in the box shared a coupon to save on other purchases:

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FabFitFun sends out a mini mag in each box. It details the items included and also provides background on some of the featured makers and designers.

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For the Fall box, 6 of the items are from companies founded by women! I love this! I also formerly worked at ModCloth, so I was extra excited to see ModCloth founder Susan Koger in this mini mag!

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Now, time for the items!

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ModCloth Loch and Key Blanket Scarf – Value $34.99

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FabFitFun Select Members (annual subscribers) were able to select which of 4 variations they wanted to receive. I really liked all the colors, but this blue and green combination was calling my name!

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The scarf measures 55 by 55 inches, is made from 100% acrylic, and is very soft – not itchy at all.

This scarf is BIG!

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The “blanket” description of this scarf is very accurate! The material is lightweight, though, so it keeps this scarf from being too bulky.

There are tons of ways to style this, and for the first look I went with my tried and true method I apply to any large scarf – turn it into a circle scarf:

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I love the circle scarf style because I never have to worry about the scarf unwrapping throughout the day – it will always stay perfectly in place! To do this look, just tie two opposite ends of the square together, then circle it around your neck twice like this:

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Shrugging at the end is completely optional! 😉 ¯\_(ツ)_/¯

FabFitFun sent me some of the other scarf options to try as well (subscribers will receive one scarf in their box).

Here is the multi-color plaid scarf styled with the simple over-the-shoulder approach:

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And the black and white scarf as a wrap:

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I think this scarf is a really versatile piece, super cozy, and the patterns are classic, too! (Plus this comes folded in the ModCloth wrapper, so it’s also ready to gift if you prefer!)

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The Created Co. To-Go Coffee Mug – Value $19

This plastic mug holds 16 oz . Subscribers will receive this version or the “Joy Comes In The Morning” mug. (Select members were able to pick which mug they wanted).

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I love the gloss black with gold text detail. The only downside for me with this mug is that it is handwash only!

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Pure Cosmetics Nude Collection – Value $50

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This palette is free of parabens, sulfates, fragrance, and triclosans. Plus it is cruelty-free!

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The case was a little tough to open at first – but now I have the hang of it!

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This palette is a mix of matte and shimmer shadows. (Very similar to this one.)

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The colors are gorgeous, the blending brush works well, too:

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Most importantly, I’m happy to report that the pigment is great! 

Here are all the shades swatched:

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And again, this is one of those items that would make a fantastic gift if you don’t want to keep it for yourself!

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Spongelle Bulgarian Rose Body Wash Infused Buffer – Value $16

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I love these Spongelle sponges! They are infused with body wash, and the sponge is firmer than your typical bath pouf, so you get exfoliation added in, as well!

This scent is described as a blend of  sweet mandarin, rose and soft musk. I’m not always a fan of rose scents, but I like this one!
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Mullein & Sparrow French Lavender Body Oil – Value $18

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I LOVE this brand! This body oil is light, smells lovely, and it’s made with organic ingredients, too.

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Plus the packaging design is elegant – always a bonus in my book!

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Skin Laundry Restoring Night Serum – Value $50

This serum is designed to “help improve the overall appearance of skin brightness, smoothness, tone, texture and elasticity.”

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This is a gel formula that absorbs almost instantly and has no detectable scent. It left my skin feeling moisturized, too.

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The BrowGal Brow Gel – Value $20

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I’ve sampled this before and it works well! My brows stayed in place the entire day, and the formula is paraben-free – I’m happy!

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Toesox Toeless Fitness Socks – Value $17

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These socks are great for any fitness activity that works with bare feet – yoga, pilates, dance, barre, etc.

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My first thought when I saw these was that there is no way having individual spaces for toes would be comfortable – but I was wrong!

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The design lets you spread your feet out more, and I got over the toe separator weird feeling pretty quickly!

Here they are on to better show the socks:

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And the sole of the sock is coated in grippy dots so these are super non-slip!

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FabFitFun Coloring Book + Pencils – Value $16

FabFitFun Select subscribers could pick between “Things” or “Nature” for their coloring book.

No surprise, the illustrations in this book are really cute!

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If you haven’t tried coloring in a while, it’s great for reducing anxiety (and just taking a break from screens!)

This coloring book also came with a set of colored pencils:

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FabFitFun has partnered with Pencils of Promise for this collaboration. You can learn more about Pencils of Promise here.

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And we have two bonus sponsored items in the box!

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Cottonelle Fresh Care Wipes – (42 Count)

This is officially the best design I’ve ever seen for wipes! Good job FabFitFun and Cottonelle!

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This kit also includes a pull-out card with two Cottonelle coupons.

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These are faintly scented, and they are flushable, too. I recommend storing a pack in your glove compartment. (Great for cleaning up the car or your hands after pumping gas).

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Secret Outlast Xtend Clear Gel Completely Clean Deodorant – .5 oz

Secret is usually my deodorant of choice, but I’ve stuck to the powder version for years. (The last time I tried a gel it seemed to take forever to dry.) The gel formula has definitely changed since I last tried though – this one dried instantly!

Verdict: This box has a value of $241! (And that’s not even counting the bonus sponsored items!) This is one of those boxes that always has me asking “How do they do it?” This value is incredible, and I think the product and brand selection is great, too. I love and will use everything – and I’m not longer a toe-sock skeptic!

What do you think of the FabFitFun Fall 2016 Box? What is your favorite item?

UPDATE – this box has sold out! You can still get a Welcome Box, though! Use coupon code MSA10 to save $10 off your first 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!

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Comments (203)

  1. Wow, looking back – not only are all of the items from previous boxes in the last year, but half of them are repeats from LAST years editors box (Marrakesh, coloring book, ORG spray are all from last years editors box, and were all in boxes in 2016 and 2017).

    What a joke.

  2. No it’s not, Elaine! 🙂 I signed up for a year so I could get to choose the items that have color/style variations. Even though I have three boxes left, I did go online to cancel (easy to do – it’s online and you don’t have to talk to anyone), but I did have a question and decided to chat with someone. They ended up offering me a $10 credit that I can use towards another box or towards an add-on next season. So they’re friendly and easy to cancel, both! 🙂

    ALSO one of my add-ons this month was crushed (useable but the packaging was destroyed so I couldn’t gift it as planned). I chatted with one of their agents, and they sent me a replacement at no charge. 🙂 They’re very customer-friendly, and I would be happy to keep them after my year is up if a good deal comes along.

  3. thinking about joining is it hard to get out if you decide you don’t want to do it anymore.
    Alittle leery about things

  4. Please don’t say those wipes are flushable! They are responsible for huge amounts of damage and clogging in both standalone homes and especially harmful in apartment buildings!

  5. anyone else get the kitty mugs add-ons? I got 2 black and 2 white. The 2 black ones are from another company. shows made in china. So strange as the white ones look like they are better in quality. FFF won’t let me return :-/ that’s ok, I will probably drop them if they can’t make up for 2 crappy mugs they dumped on me.

  6. Liz – fyi I’ve washed my travel mug in the dishwasher several times, and it seems fine. I didn’t even realize it was hand wash only until I saw your review….lol. I don’t use heat dry; maybe that helps.

  7. No I missed it, I was waiting for it to go half price even though 40 was still a great deal 🙁

  8. Just received my box, and I was wondering..

    Would anyone like to trade?
    I got the black and tan scarf and would love to trade for possibly a different color? Or a different item?

    I tried going to the swap site, but I’m waitlisted. :/

  9. I saw on instagram that the box is back in stock, but when I go to order it says they are now shipping the “Welcome Box” … is that different than the fall box? agh.

    • Yes, the welcome box has stuff from past boxes.

  10. I did love my box and the items in it, the only thing is I’m not really sure if it’s worth the 49.99. I really loved the scarf and was going to order a new one. 34.00 for the scarf. Well I found the exact ones all of them same size exact for 7.99 each. Not sure if I’m really getting my money’s worth

  11. I just got my box today. Love all of it. I will use all of the items. I got the “Good morning gorgeous” mug, which is the one I was wanting. I got the scarf in red, would have preferred the navy/green, but it’s soft and huge, and I can still use it. This box was a hit for me and a much better curation than BeautyCon. I def got my money’s worth from FFF ?

    • Yay! So glad to hear you love all of it! I think it is the perfect fall box! 🙂

  12. i am so disappointed! my package was delivered on the 17th, but I never actually received it. I contacted fff and they said to file a claim with USPS and then get back to them with the claim number and they would send me a new one except I tried to do that but they (USPS) said I can’t file the claim because no insurance was provided for the package. So upsetting!! 🙁

    • I would thing the sender of the package would be the ones filing a claim… Not you. But if you have the tracker info maybe you can still contact the post office to see what happened to it. Maybe they delivered to the wrong address or… Someone stole your mail, which is a felony.

      • i can’t get a hold of USPS! i’ve been on hold two different times today for over an hour. i don’t have time for this lol (i have three kids under 4) i emailed fff again to see if they could contact them or just give me a refund? and i’ll order again i don’t know i just really want the box grrrrrr 🙁

      • Call your local post office, speak to a supervisor. They will know exactly who delivered your mail that day. He or she can speak with said mail person and find out what the heck happened to your box. 1-800 can be useless sometimes.

  13. Oh, I love this! It’s awesome that this box is still available!

  14. Love this box!!! I’m a coloring book addict and the blanket scarf is perfect to keep at work where i’m blasted with the air conditioner all day long!

  15. Sooo… I’ve thought about FFF off and on for awhile now but never actually tried it. Until this box. I got the exact same things as in this review and I L-O-V-E every single one! I can’t believe I didn’t try them sooner. I love it when I can use every single item in a box. I’m thrilled with this box and can’t wait to see what future boxes have in store. I’m a fan!

  16. The cotonelle is in a big box and when my husband saw it he was like ‘why did you get a box of checks in your funbox?’.

    • I’m going to call every sub box a ‘funbox’ from now on, lol! Your hubby sounds like a keeper ?

      • I like that! I’ll tell him he coined a phrase. Next step: the dictionary!

    • Rofl, they’re all fun boxes! Love your hubby-reminds me of mine! ?

  17. I got my box today! Yay! My coloring book wasn’t included but they said they will send one right out:)
    I saw someone in passing today that had the blue/green scarf on. I had to ask if it was Modcloth. She said it was… So then, of course, I had to ask if it was from FFF. It was! My first time encountering anyone who subscribes!

  18. I got the red multi colored scarf.. I would really like the green one.. would anyone like to trade?? id really like any other color than the one I got! so any offers are appreciated!

    • If I get the green one, I would swap for the multicolor red one! My box isn’t arriving until next Monday, so if I get a color you want and you haven’t swapped by then, let me know! I’ll post back here 🙂

    • Hi there – I just want to follow up to let you know that I didn’t get the green one in my box that came today… good luck swapping for the color you want!

    • Hey if you go on the fabfitfun community board you should have better luck finding a quicker swap. They have a whole forum of swappers there! =)

      • How do you do that?! I tried going to the swap site, but I’ve been waitlisted. Any info would be much appreciated! Thanks in advance 🙂

      • There are swap boards on Facebook also.

    • They sell the exact same ones at Target for 7.99

    • I’d love to trade!!! I got the Black, white and tan one. Would you like to trade?!

  19. I got the black and white scarf, but I’m looking for someone to swap for the brown scarf!!! Anyone have the brown scarf and want to trade? let me know please!!! I haven’t opened the black&white one!

    • Do you mean the brown/black? If I get that brown one, I would swap for the black/white! My box isn’t arriving until next Monday, so if I get a color you want and you haven’t swapped by then, let me know! I responded to another member above, but the only colors I was interested in were red/beige/multi and black/white, so if I get either of those I’m open to swapping 🙂

      • yes I’m looking for the brown/black one! Let me know!

      • Will do! Fingers crossed we both get the one we’re eyeing!

      • Hi again! My box came a day early, and I got the black/white one (and it has gray in it too – I didn’t notice that in the pics). I just wanted to let you know so you can try to swap with another person if needed!

    • Charlotte,

      I got the brown scarf, and I’d love to trade!!

  20. More fashion inspiration from Liz, yay! I would never have figured out how to wear a “blanket” scarf

  21. Thanks for sharing! I love everything in this box. I can’t wait to get mine.
    I love your site and always ruin my surprise by peeking.

  22. This was my first FitFabFun box. It’s really impressive how much stuff they manage to get into a $50 box! I’d been tempted by them for a while but have “stuff overload” – the blanket scarf and Liz’s modeling pushed me over the edge. Now I have to think about if I want to upgrade to the yearly subscription… I lucked out and got one of the scarves I wanted but there have certainly been boxes where I didn’t like multiple options.

  23. i caved. cancelled Ipsy for this. the fall box looks amazingggg. this is actually the first box I’ve ever seen where i’ll use everything. might opt in for yearly if i happen to like the winter box.

  24. Received my box today (earlier than their shipping estimate, to boot). I didn’t expect there to be so many things in it. Love the box and everything in it! I think this is the only sub that has worked out for me. 🙂

  25. Okay, I caved and went with this box for the first time… I used the “fruit10” to get the fruit infuser bottle, plus $10 off the first box, since I’m new 🙂 Under $40 for this box and the bottle seems like a great deal to me!
    I was going through the FAQs at FFF, but wondered, will there be enough time for spoilers on the winter box to come out before I have to cancel? I may cancel before the winter box if spoilers aren’t available, since I hate being locked into “surprises” (what am I doing here, you may ask? lol).

  26. Anyone know if I can sign up for a seasonal subscription (so I can use a promo code) and then upgrade to an annual subscription. I would actually like to use the promo code to get the yoga towel. Lol

    • I think the code for the free towel is YOGI. Not sure if it still works.

  27. Am I the only one who got 2 right-foot toesox?!?!

    • lol whaaat????

  28. This is the best box to date! Kudos to FFF for putting together something pretty awesome. I’m especially pleased there weren’t any shopping cards ($XX off when you shop online at _____). I always find those cards insulting to get in the box because they don’t cost the companies anything (other than printing costs) if subscribers don’t use them, but they will typically cost subscribers more money if they want anything decent.

  29. I thought I was going to hate this box but it was way more fun when it actually arrived. I did the surprise add on bundle and got five items instead of three too so that was exciting. Mine had metallic tattoos (yuck), half united bullet necklace, orane and cream richer poorer no show socks, XO earrings, purrlise moisturizer.

  30. The Fall FabFitFun Box was so on point this season. Majority of the items I received I will definitely use. I loved the blanket scarf, coffee mug, eye shadow pallet, lavender oil, adult coloring book and brow gel.

    My biggest concern was right after I put the Restoring Night Serum by Skin Laundry on my face, I broke out in hives. Did anyone else have this issue?

    • Thanks for the warning, I’ll definitely be patch testing this one first!

  31. I love FFF and the value of their boxes never ceases to amaze me!! I missed the selection window, as it ended over Labor Day weekend, so I have the green/navy scarf. I’d love to trade for the multi-colored scarf and thought I’d ask here before I put it up for swap. pjpettigrew at gmail dot com. 🙂 Everything else… keeping and LOVE!

  32. This is my first box as a select member. I also have some add-ons. Both of those are supposed to ensure my box ships in the first wave of shipments. Why are people getting their boxes when I haven’t even received my shipping email?

    • I had the same question. Maybe the people who received their boxes live closer to CA? My first box was a monthly thing. Then, I upgraded to Select for my last box. Both boxes shipped in the middle of the month. FAQS say boxes ship within 10 days of the billing date. Mine shipped on the 14th and I’ll get it on the 19th.

      • I’ve been a select member for a year, also bought add-ons, and I haven’t received a shipping notification either.

  33. Got mine today.
    For those who’re curious about the mystery bundle, truth to be told, I’m super bummed and just glad I only added one. It almost ruined my excitement for the other add-ons and the actual fall box.
    I got an ISH contour (don’t use), Tarte lip gloss (not my color; no outer box, can’t be gifted), a pair of earrings (ear not pierced; weird design, my pov tho), and a keratin glove sock. I don’t believe they’re worth the $29 price tag. You win some, you lose some; I guess that’s the nature of buying a mystery bundle/box.
    Overall, I’m still pretty happy with everything else. Srsly considering upgrading to annual/selet.

    • I got richer poorer socks, half united necklace, XO earrings, purlisse moisturizer and metallic tattoos. Won’t use the tattoos but have plenty of friends with preteen girls who will love them and I was happy with everything else. But I get that mystery bundles can be very hit or miss.

  34. I left a review on the skin laundry website with the *actual* full ingredient list off the bottle for anyone who is interested. Super sketchy that the full ingredient list on their website is not the full ingredient list. Got my box today and I love it, if fff keeps up this level of curation I will upgrade to select for sure!

  35. Does anyone know what’s in the mystery box?

    • Just got mine and received a Jonathan Adler Fig candle, tarts lip gloss (perfect shade!), beautiful earnings and the affirmation pencils – I couldn’t be happier! Was really nervous ordering it….

  36. ok Liz! I love your jacket where is it from???

  37. This will be my first FFF box. And I’m SO excited to get it! Thank you for the review. I subscribed on the strength of your contagious enthusiasm for this box in your reviews, lol. Definitely money well spent. 🙂

  38. Great review and demo! I LOVE those sunglasses, Liz!

    • Thanks so much, Tamara!! ?

  39. Does anyone know what we might get in the mystery bundle add-on yet? Also, I miss the gift cards but love the box overall. They were like cheap mini shopping sprees to hold me over until the next box.

  40. FFF said I could get my choices if I ordered an annual subscription. Should I??

    • I never have good luck getting the colors/stuff I like so I did do the annual subscription. I have liked all the boxes so far even though there are one or two items I didn’t care for. This is by far my favorite box. I’m on the brink of cancelling Allure Beauty box and Sephora play! I say go for the annual subscription. 🙂

    • I think I would’ve been happy with any option from this box, but for the summer, I really did not like some of the color choices. I think it’s totally worth it to have an annual subscription. And you can still choose to have it be a surprise if you want.

  41. Has anyone gotten notification that their box has shipped yet?

    • Hi Janet, I just received the email notification today. I hope you will get yours soon too 🙂

    • Got mine today.

  42. Love everything in this box except the socks. I guess I can wear them around the house since they’re non slip. 🙂

    • Cindy, I would love to have an extra pair of socks if you’re interested in swapping or selling? I have a swap profile, but it’s been awhile since I added anything new. I have a ton of stuff from past FFF boxes, PSMH, LLB, Birchbox, Ipsy, etc. Let me know! My email is:
      smagc7(at)mail(dot)umkc(dot)edu

      • Ok, I’ll let you know once I get my box. Sometimes, I’m not crazy about stuff in the reviews but end up liking it once I get it. Do you have a link to your swap board?

      • Thank you for considering it Cindy! I will try to update my swap listings this week too. I will share my swap profile below – I hope it shows up. I thought I read somewhere that comments which include links do not post (which is why I typed out “at” instead of @ in my email address).

  43. Well Liz, I have to say, you look like you have the makings of subscription box product model. ?? I thought it was great how you showed off the products with your aviator shades ? and leather jacket…perfect look for fall. (Gotta give Haley props too as she is actually the first I saw demo’ing products in photos). And the video demo was awesome! That’s the first time I’ve seen that on here…I’m sure it’s just me cause there is so very much I don’t see. I don’t know how you find the time for all the extras, what with having to keep up with your ever growing site/business, ever growing number of boxes, and a growing family, but you do. And you do it so well. Along with all the others who do such a great job! So often we don’t get told enough what a good job we do in life…so just wanted to give you a shout out ? for the great review and demo of the products. Like many others, it is this site, and my only beloved review site I might add, that got me started on the subscription addiction bandwagon. You’ve even coined a term. ?

    As for FFF, I must say that it is definitely one of my faves by far! Plus, they have outstanding CS. Their boxes aren’t always perfect but overall, they’re Fab! And with these fab, and honest, reviews, that no doubt garner them tons of business (how I found them of course), they should be paying you with more than a monthly box my friend!

  44. I’m still waiting on shipping for mine 🙁 How long does it usually take?

    • I’m a select member and mine ships mid-month.. so, it’ll probably ship today. Boxes for monthly subscribers go out a week later.

    • Just got my tracker email. Shipped on the 10. I’ll receive my box next Monday. So excited! This is my favorite box.

  45. I am loving this box!
    Wearing the Mullein & Sparrow body oil now- it smells like the spa. So relaxing and luxurious!
    Love my scarf! So soft and big! Will cover my whole neck once it starts to snow.
    So far loving the Skin Laundry serum. This brand is new to me. The serum is very light.
    Overall- I’m loving everything!

  46. My first box was the summer box and I hated it, so I cancelled. I was intrigued by the scarf spoiler but not enough to resub…but this review did it (along with an email offer I coincidentally got just after reading this). I caved. I liked the blue and green and black and white scarves the best, so hopefully I get one of those!

    • What wAs the enticing email offer? I’m so interested – just need something to sweeten the deal!!

      • Kara, I got an email today offering the summer yoga towel if we renew today. I’m assuming is the same offer. Hope that helps. ?

      • Thank you!!

      • Great guess! 🙂 It was the same offer. I liked the towel so I figured hey why not 🙂

        It was really more the coincidental timing – I figured the universe was telling me to go for it.

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