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POPSUGAR Must Have Box February 2017 Review + Coupon


POPSUGAR Must Have is a monthly lifestyle subscription box for women. Each month they send a mix of items from categories like beauty, fashion, food, fitness,


This box was sent to us for review purposes. (Check out the review process post to learn more about how we review boxes).


The Subscription Box: POPSUGAR Must Have

The Cost: 39.95 a month

The Products: “Must Have” items for women selected by POPSUGAR editors. (Fitness, Home, Beauty, Food, and more)

Check out all of my POPSUGAR Must Have reviews and the Women’s Subscription Box Directory!

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Each box comes with a fold out card detailing the items included, and what themes inspired the box.

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Now, onto the items!


TribeAlive Foldover Clutch – Atitlán Brocade – Value $98


This clutch is reversible, so you can pick the side/pattern you want on display. Here are both sides:

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It’s made from 100% handwoven cotton, and the pattern is gorgeous! It’s lined inside, as well:


If you aren’t familiar with Tribe Alive, they have a wonderful mission:

Tribe Alive utilizes a passion for fashion and responsible commerce as a platform to help alleviate poverty among women. We work with artisan partners all over the world to employ impoverished women at fair trade wages and give them access to a safe job, sustainable income and a chance to determine their own future. We strive to create positive change in the lives of women by providing market place access through the fair production and sale of our beautiful and unique pieces. We believe that every purchase should be made with a purpose, and that there is nothing more stylish than giving back. Hope is our message. Fashion is our medium.

(Read more on Tribe Alive’s About page.)


This clutch measures 11.5″ W x 11.5″ H, so it can fit all the essentials, phone, lip gloss, hand sanitizer, wallet, etc!


Battington Lashes Monroe 3D Silk Lashes – Value $26


These lashes are made with 100% silk and are reusable up to 25 times.


I appreciate that these have a more natural, fluffy look to them. (Some false lashes I’ve seen have some pretty bold patterns that look way too unnatural for me to be able to pull off.)


And this came with eyelash glue, too.


If you aren’t familiar with putting on fake eyelashes, first trim them to fit your lash line, then apply the glue, let it dry a little and get tacky (about 30 seconds), then bend them a bit to get the right shape, and apply!


Once they are on and in place, apply mascara to help blend your natural lashes with the fake lashes.

Here they are on:


(I’m also wearing the lipstick and necklace in this box!)


Kris Nations Jewelry Love Script Necklace – Value $48


Before I even get to the necklace I need to talk about this packaging! SO cute!


This necklace is 18K gold plated and adjustable from 16 to 18 inches.


Delicate gold jewelry is my jewelry of choice, so this is a perfect piece for me. I love how dainty the word “love” is!



Chuao Chocolatier Cinnamon Cereal Smooch – Value $6


Imagine cinnamon toast crunch surrounded by milk chocolate – that’s what this bar is! I avoid gluten, so I had to just watch my husband Eric get to enjoy this bar!


No surprise, he loved it!


JUARA Candlenut Body Creme – Value $35

(Good to know for swaps – inner foil seal)


I’ve sampled this before, and it is one of my all time favorite body creams! It is such a decadent formula, and considering how thick the cream is, I’m impressed with how quickly it absorbs. (This isn’t one of those body butters that leaves your skin feeling a little greasy).

This is a luxe body/skincare item, and it’s always a treat to get in a box!


Revlon Super Lustrous Love is on Lipstick – Value $8

(This is a Special Extra bonus item for the February box.)


I don’t normally wear bold lipsticks, but this was more to my liking since it is a cool-toned red. The formula was moisturizing, too. And the pigment is great. Here it is swatched:


I’m still not sure I can pull off this shade. But subscription boxes are good for getting me out of my comfort zone!

Verdict: This box has a retail value of about $223! I think that’s amazing for a $39.95 box, and once again I think POPSUGAR delivered on a high-value and special February box! This box feels perfect for a date night, or girls night out, so it works perfectly for February/Valentine’s day, but all the items are great year round, too. I really like how POPSUGAR approached the February box this year (and since last year, I’m sure there was pressure to deliver another incredible box!)

What do you think of the February POPSUGAR Must Have 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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Comments (235)

  1. Hi…does anyone know the size of the Juara Candlenut Body Lotion in this box? Is it the same size as the FFF one? Thanks.

  2. This was my 4th PSMH box and I really love them so far. It’s such a nice treat to get in the mail. Even the products I don’t normally use encourage me to dry something different. For the February box, I ate the chocolate bar right away and I couldn’t really taste the cinnamon cereal, but who cares? It’s chocolate! Nom nom nom. The woven clutch is pretty, I love that it’s reversible and will be great for a night out when my daytime purse would look excessive. I used to wear false eyelashes all the time when I was younger and I stopped when I had a kid. It will be fun to wear them again! Maybe for the next girls night out. I love the red lipstick, it’s a better red than any I currently had. The packaging is cute and it has a delightful light flavor/smell. The candlenut body creme is super hydrating and smells pleasantly beachy. The “Love” script necklace is dainty and adorable. I have worn it several times already and it layers well with other gold pieces.
    All in all, another great PopSugar box!

  3. I loved this box. I will never ever use the eyelashes, but the bag, the necklace, the lotion (which is a scent I would never buy, but ended up loving), the lipstick and the cereal chocolate bar, I loved everything. This box is always worth it to me and I pay full value.

  4. I really wish they’d either stop including lipstick or else have an option to customize the colors you get. Out of who knows how many lipsticks and glosses I’ve received in PopSugar boxes, I think I’ve only ever been able to use 2 of the lip glosses and 1 of the lipsticks.
    Other than that, I love the clutch, the necklace is cute (though I’ll probably never wear it for anything other than Valentine’s Day), and I like how thick the body cream is.
    However, I think counting the eyelashes and the glue as separate items was a cheap move. Almost everyone sells eyelashes WITH glue, not as a separate purchase, or you can get cheap but good glue at any drug store.

  5. For some odd reason I received another January box on Friday. Was there a special on it that I forgot I took advantage of? Anyone else? It doesn’t appear that I was charged for it.

  6. Got my box today. Not the most exciting, but I like some of the items.

    Clutch- I like this item the most out of everything in the box. I like that it will fit what I need, and its nice looking.
    Lashes- Probably will never use these. Might gift them to my sister.
    Necklace- I am not a fan of words on necklaces. I probably won’t wear it.
    Chocolate- I only eat kosher so can’t have the bar. I go in expecting not to be able to eat the treat, so it doesn’t bother me.
    Creme- Haven’t tried it yet. Will have to see if I like it.
    LIpstick- Not really my shade.

    Although most of the items are not to my taste, the clutch is and that is the high price item so it makes it worth it.

    • The only thing I like is the body creme. The lashes my daughter will keep she doesn’t want the immature love necklace and she is 20. The lipstick I can trash. When my 6 month Black Friday sub is over I’m done unless they redeem themselves.

  7. This box is so not for me. I am very disappointed nothing in it is useful for me except maybe the chocolate.

  8. I’m so glad I’m getting these boxes at a discount price due to Black Friday. This isn’t a great box for me. The only thing I I like is the body creme. The purse is not worth $98. Plus I dont carry clutches for every day. The necklace is for a 12 year old. I’ll give it to my 20 year old daughter. Not at all interested in the eyelashes. Maybe my daughter may use them. I’ve got too many lipsticks anyway. So just the body creme for me. Rachel Zoe has a similar purse but it’s a larger handbag.

  9. I gobbled up that chocolate so quickly. Need more. Anyone that doesn’t want theirs, please click my name and send a swap request! 🙂

    • I have had the smores flavor from this brand and love it. I just went to their website and ordered bars they are all on sale and if you spend over $60 you get free shipping.

  10. I’m curious, was anyone else’s box missing items? Did PSMH take care of it? I got my box today, but I was missing the lipstick. While I’m not at all mad, I would like to know if anyone else is missing items and if PS replaced it or not and how long it took to get a replacement?

    • I was missing a necklace..

  11. My box has arrived and I love everything in it. Possibly my favorite box. I never have been girlie, never wear make up, I use messenger bags, but this box has really taken me out of my comfort zone. I am attending a charity fashion show this month and have been wondering what to wear and now I have stuff! Long black dress, my new clutch, a statement necklace, the eye lashes and lip stick. I’m secretly excited.

    • I love this! Yes to getting outside of the comfort zone!

  12. Got my box yesterday and everything in it was amazing. Never wore lashes before and looking forward to this one. The tribealive clutch is really cute and the workmanship is very good. Te Revlon lipstick has the most beautiful red color and I will wear it on tuesday for my Valentine’s date with my husband. The necklace is really cute but too small for me so my son can give it to his Valentine, lucky girl. The Juara Body Creme is fabulous!!! My hubby is looking forward to having the chocolate for dessert tonight. Sadly this is my last box as my promo ran out and I need to do some cost cutting. It is my favorite box though so I will be checking daily for another promo to re-sub. I will miss it until then. Looking forward to your posts, Liz. Thank you!!!

  13. I was also hoping for a VS product! Seems perfect for Valentine’s Day. Oh well. I’ve loved the Juara cream since I received it in FFF last year so I’m excited to see it again. I was feeling pretty iffy about the clutch but it’s larger than I expected….still not sure. I prefer bags I can throw over my shoulder – I don’t want to have to “clutch” something all night ha! The necklace is very pretty, and I’ve always wanted to try fake eyelashes. Overall, I’m decently happy with this box.

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