Cocotique Beauty Box Review + Coupon – May 2017
Cocotique is a lifestyle and beauty (deluxe) subscription box service for women of color.
My Subscription Addiction paid for this box. (Check out the review process post to learn more about how we review boxes.)
The Subscription Box: Cocotique
The Cost: $20.00 a month + free shipping, $112.00($18.66 a box) for 6-month +free shipping, $220.00($18.33 a box) for 12-months + free shipping.
The Products: 5-8 deluxe sample size and full-size hair care, beauty, and lifestyle products
Ships to: the Contiguous US. Cocotique is no longer shipping to Alaska or Hawaii.
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May’s theme is Unleash Your Inner Goddess.
Included in the monthly boxes is an info card with product description and prices as well as coupon codes.
Therapeutic Repair Lotion, 1 fl oz.- Value $1.12
This lightweight creamy formula left my dry hands hydrated. I’m always on the look out for a good lotion for my hands and body and this delivers. This repair lotion is intended for total body use. I’m going to keep this in my purse for when I’m on the go. From Adamia Skin:
The pain stops here. As does the search for a solution. Red, cracked, burning, broken, insanely dry skin finds its relief in this lotion. The life-changing ingredient? Macadamia oil. It naturally mimics skin’s own oils allowing it to be absorbed faster and without that undesirable greasy residue. Then, we blend this natural remedy with clinically-proven moisturizers to create the exclusive Promega-7. The results? Hurting skin is quieted and life is restored.
Clinically proven to improve distressed skin
Carol’s Daughter Shampoo, foil packet sample – Value $0.50?
Carol’s Daughter Conditioner, foil packet sample – Value $0.50?
The shampoo smelled of almonds and got all the dirt and grime out of my hair. This is for extremely damaged and over processed hair and it contains no sulfates, parabens, petroleum, mineral oils and artificial colors. The key ingredients include almond oil, aloe butter, rice bran extract, coconut oil, and shea butter. The conditioner is for extremely damaged and over processed hair too. It has no parabens, petroleum, mineral oil, and artificial colors. The key ingredients include almond oil, aloe butter, shea oil, shea butter, vegetable protein, and aloe leaf extract.
Carrot Oil Bar Soap, 1 oz. – Value $0.98
This lathering bar soap was gentle on my face, it’s too soon to see any results of improved skin tone and elasticity, time will tell. From Clear Essence:
Glycerin: A light, organic, non-greasy fatty acid used as a lubricant and moisturizer.
Shea Butter: Derived from the fruit of the African Karite tree. It is an excellent emollient which adds moisturize to dry skin.
Aloe Barbadensis Extract: A healing plant that aids in cell regeneration and has anti-bacterial properties.
Carrot Seed Oil: Rich in carotene and vitamin A, they act as anti-oxidants which repairs and reduce appearance of wrinkles by maintaining skin elasticity. It has anti-septic and disinfectant properties.
Flawless Gel Liner Pen, full size – Value $16.00
This was easy to apply and didn’t smudge for the short time I had it on. I usual don’t wear gel or liquid eyeliner but this one made it less challenging to use.
Curls to Go! Coiling All Curls Elongating Gel, 2 fl oz. – Value $2.75
This is intended for curly or coily hair to give curl definition, reduce shrinkage, eliminate frizz, and give shine to your hair. It’s enriched with nettle leaf extract, aloe vera, and coconut oil. This works on wet or damp hair.
Luster’s Pink Apricot Oil, 2oz – Value $2.99
This multipurpose oil is used as a cuticle treatment, to nourish and moisturize my hair, scalp, and skin. “Apricot oil is rich in fatty acids, vitamins A, C and E and Linoleic acid which help promote healthy skin and hair.” I used the apricot oil on my cuticles and it left them soft and nourished.
Lué Clear Spot Control, 0.25 fl oz. – Value $15.00
This spot treatment intends to tackle those pesky blemishes and leave your skin flawless. It’s a special blend of herbs and organic biodynamic alcohol to rid your skin of acne. Fortunately, I do not battle with acne so I will be passing this on to my niece. From Évolué:
Directions: Step 3 of LUE’s Skin Solution Set. As soon as you notice a flaw, dip the applicator or a cotton swab into CLEAR and apply to the spot. Hold for 30 seconds. Repeat up to 3 times. Use as needed. Can be used separately within any skincare regimen.
Step 3 of LUE’s Skin Solution Set, CLEAR, a powerful compound which leaves skin smooth, radiant, and clear. Using a special blend of 12 herbs and organic biodynamic alcohol, this tincture is the ultimate spot control for leaving your skin flawless.
Nubian Heritage Coconut and Papaya Bath Bomb, travel size – Value $7.50?
This coconut and papaya bath bomb was relaxing and my bath water was slightly scented.
Mesh Pouf Bath Sponge – Value $3.00?
I can never have too many bath sponges, especially when I change them out often, as to not get mold and mildew build up.
Shea Moisture Bubble Bath & Body Wash, foil packet sample – Value $0.50?
Shea Moisture Body Lotion, foil packet sample – Value $0.50?
The bubble bath & body wash was effective as a body wash, it has a rich lather for a gel type body wash and was lightly scented. The lotion was lightly scented as well, great for post showering but not as moisturizing, rich, and creamy as other lotions I have tried.
Shea Butter Coconut Oil Edge Smoother, 2 oz. – Value $4.98
This long-lasting edge smoother which doesn’t cause breakage and is enriched with shea butter, coconut oil, argan oil, and castor oil.
Verdict: This month’s Cocotique box has a value of $56.32 (or $81.32 including the $25 gift card to ModaBox). That’s more than double the $20.00 cost of the box! I enjoyed pampering myself with this month’s products. If you are searching for an inexpensive subscription box that caters to beauty products this is the box. The value is there and their boxes are full of products for your face, body, and hair. This month subscribers were treated to a gift card from ModaBox, which was a nice surprise. Check out their blog for product info, discounts, their spotlight COCOBelle and COCOBlogger of the month and much more.