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New Limited Edition Holiday Boxes from e.l.f. Cosmetics!

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Thank you, Marcy and Liz, for letting us know about these new Limited Edition Holiday boxes from e.l.f. Cosmetics!

The Box: Holiday Glam Box OR Holiday Sweetie Box OR Holiday Rose Box

The Cost: $20 each

The Products: $40 worth of products for $20 beautifully packaged in a re-giftable box.

FYI – These boxes are excluded from coupons. But these coupons work on all other orders:

  • FREE SHIP all orders – Limited Time (CODE: FREESHIP3)
  • Plus FREE 5-piece gift (value $17) on orders $25+ (CODE: BERRIES)

Are you going to grab a box?

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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  1. Update to my experience (where the Sweetie box wasn’t included in my package). I emailed them and they responded within a few hours, letting me know that they had oversold the boxes and were out of stock. They will credit me back the price. So I received the free promo item and the filler item to get to free shipping but not the main attraction. Waaaaaa!

  2. I just received my “Holiday Rose” box and it’s great!!!

    I got everything that’s already been posted in folks that got the same box as me- so I won’t repeat it.

    The freebie Berry Kit is perfect! I ordered the Highlighter and Blush duo- awesome! And the Brightening concealer and it looks pretty good too.

    So glad I bought this- well worth my $$$.

  3. Wow – I’m reading the reviews above and see how nice the package could have been. Mine was missing the main attraction – the Holiday Sweetie Box. I emailed them. Let’s see if we reach a resolution…

  4. I ordered one of each for gifts for my daughter and two nieces. On the packing slip, the boxes have the same item numbers as they do on the website, but different names.

    BB110 is Holiday Rose Box on the website, and Refresh New Year Bundle on my packing slip
    BB112 is Holiday Glam Kit on the website, and Summer Break Beauty Bundle on my packing slip
    BB114 is Holiday Sweetie Box on the website, and Best of elf Play Beautifully Bundle on my packing slip

    So it looks like they just renamed old bundles? I didn’t get the last ones, so I can’t say for sure that it’s the same items, but inside the boxes was a coupon code for 25% off that expired almost a year ago, so yeah, old boxes. I read in another review that their serum was rancid so since I got two boxes with the serum, I just opened the one from my daughter’s box and yep. It’s bad.

    And two of the boxes were exactly the same thing. EXACTLY. And the third had one of the liquid pump blushes in it, and it is completely dried and cracked up like the desert inside. Good times. There are a lot of things in there I’m sure the girls will use. But I think $20 was a bit much to ask for a reselling of their beauty bundles from last Christmas.

    • I hope you contacted them for a refund. They responded to me quickly and issued refunds for both of mine. Now I’ll be happy to give them another chance!

  5. Got my box today! I’m very pleased with my surprise. I ordered the sweetie box and here’s what I received;

    32 piece Eyeshadow pallet-Everyday
    Blending brush
    Small angled brush
    Soothing serum
    Volumizing & defining mascara-Jet black
    Daily brush cleaner
    Eyeliner and shadow stick-brown/basic
    Mineral lipstick-Ripe rose
    Eyeliner and shadow stick-Purple/plum
    Nail Polish-Mint cream
    Shimmering facial whip-lilac petal

    Free gift
    Baked Eyeshadow-Toasted
    Satin lipstick-Touch of berry
    Glossy gloss-Berry blush
    Blush-Berry merry

    I purchased an illuminating palette for $6 to get the free gift and free shipping. Not bad for $26!!

  6. I ordered the Holiday Rose Box Bundle and I received it yesterday. It took eight days from ordering to delivering. I couldn’t be happier. It was well packed organized box. All the products came in a black bag. Everything in it was perfectly fine. This is what I got:

    Mineral Lipstick Ripe Rose
    Glossy Gloss Berry Blush
    Daily Brush Cleanser
    Nail Polish – it’s light green
    32 piece eyeshadow palette everyday colors
    Soothing Serum
    Shimmering Facial Whip
    Eyeliner & Shadow Stick Brown/Basic
    Blending Brush

    I also got a freebie using the code Berries and it arrived in perfect condition. Nothing expired.

    I love everything they sent.

  7. Hey ya’ll just got my box today

    Holiday glam (invoice listed it as “summer break beauty bundle”)

    Precision liquid liner – black – $3
    Pout perfector – glow – $3
    Party ready eyeshadow palette – $10
    Eye primer and liner sealer – $3
    Glitter primer- $2
    Bronzer palette – bronze beauty – $6
    Mascara and shadow shield – $3
    Eyebrow stencil kit – $1
    Small angled brush – $3
    Small stipple brush – $3
    HD blush – diva- $3? *new

    Hope this helps, i believe they are still available – Not sure if there are different products in the other boxes since I only purchased the one.

    • Received today. Would have been a nice purchase but…everything in individual boxes looked like they were already opened. Hydrating Face Primer is rancid, and the Under Eye Primer smells “off”. No way I am putting these on my skin! There was a coupon enclosed for 25% off next purchase, but it expired 12/2015. Just sent a message to them asking for a refund.

      • Oh goodness that sounds horrible, which box did you end up getting? Sounds like a different one from me – hopefully customer service will refund you

        • My original order was for the “Rose” box but invoice says BB110 Refresh New Year. I have to praise CS for responding within hours yesterday and promptly issuing a refund. Unfortunately, I received my second box today, BB114 Best of Elf Play Beautifully. As soon as I opened it and saw the same coupon that expired 12/2015, I was disappointed. This would have been a great deal (with colors I would have chosen myself!) but again, rancid lipstick, serum, shadow stick etc., and having to send another CS message. Glad yours turned out to be OK!

    • I got all the same items in my box as Beth C. Mine came in a clear plastic bag. I ordered the Sweetie box though. Also received the five piece set with the code Berries. Added the Pore Refining Brush and Mask Tool for $5, so I received free shipping. All nice items.

      • I ordered all three—– and the sweetie and glam were the exact same box in a clear plastic bag. I set everything out and yes the EXACT some- the boxes have the same SKU code as well. I did receive my Rose box and it’s different and came in a black cloth type bag. Just sent customer service information so hopefully they can right this wrong in some way. I have ordered a lot of ELF over the last few months lately.

  8. Is there any new info on these boxes? I’m not sure what box would be best for me.

  9. I also found it strange that there isn’t more of a description about the box’s theme since I was buying as a gift and wasn’t sure which would be best for her. I order the sweetie box and two other items and was able to add the berry set and free shipping. after reading these comments and checking their Facebook, I wonder if this promo wasn’t “live” yet. I hope my order isn’t cancelled!

  10. I ordered all three boxes and noticed on my invoice that the Holiday Rose and Sweetie box had the same item number so I called and CS said that I wasn’t supposed to have access to the Holiday Rose box and removed it from my order! I’m a little irritated by that whole deal, but anyway I did ask if the boxes are different from one another and she said yes.

    • Why weren’t you supposed to have access?

  11. I told myself no more boxes this year…I have a baaaad problem!
    Ordered the Holiday Rose box. Used both codes, FREESHIP3 and BERRIES.
    Got the free shipping and the free gift set. I ordered high def powder for 6$. With tax my order came to $28.

    • Did you get an email confirmation yet? I haven’t heard anything and I’m wondering if what the CS rep told Debbie is true? I ordered the Rose plus additional items and used their discount to get the berry makeup as a freebie. My order is on my account on their website and it doesn’t say cancelled or anything yet. Just curious. Thanks.

      • I got an email confirmation immediately after my purchase. And yesterday, I got a “thank you” email for my purchase.

    • This is my first time ordering from E.L.F. I ordered the Holiday Rose Box too. I couldn’t resist. I also added a couple of things.

  12. I ordered the holiday rose box. I seriously cannot resist elf – the value is unbeatable. With it, I ordered some essentials I needed (eye makeup remover pads, brush cleaning wipes) so I was able to add the BERRIES giveaway and qualify for free shipping. So, I’m guessing I’ll receive around 20 full sized products for only $25. I may not be able to use everything, but I often give products to my mom and friends. Almost all of the elf products I own work well with my skin and I like the formulas, elf also kind of allows me to be a makeup addict without overspending 🙂

    I was a huge fan of their subscription box which they suspended sometime in the late summer. Does anyone have any updates on this? Does anyone know if they will be getting it up and running again? I do hope so!

  13. Some of the comments talked about a spring surprise box with some photos. I based my decision on the comments lol

  14. Percentage off and dollar off coupons don’t work, but the BERRIES coupon works with these boxes + a 5 dollar add-on. Also, the free shipping coupon works on the boxes.

    • Thanks for that info.

    • I’ve tried free shipping coupons with these and they don’t work. It comes off initially, but then they tack it back on.

  15. Bummer that anything having to do with “Play” has been removed from their site. I really liked that sub.

    • maybe they are doing these seasonal sets instead because I noticed on my order it came up like this “Best of elf play beautifully® Box
      Color : Holiday Sweetie Box “

  16. I can’t believe I just ordered the Holiday Rose Box. I hope the contents are nice.

  17. Have they done this before? I wish it listed what will be in each box, since it’s not a “mystery” box.

  18. I wonder if we already get the sub boxes if this is what they plan on sending out???

    • I thought they did away with the sub boxes?

  19. How do you know what is in each box ?

  20. Do you know if all three boxes are the same, or if they’re different, do you know how they’re different? Thanks 🙂

    • I’m assuming some variation, but I don’t know if there will be overlap in products. I’m going to reach out to their customer care and let you know when I hear back!

      • Okay thanks 🙂

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