BuddhiBox Essential Oil Box Review + Coupon – July 2017
BuddhiBox has had a subscription box for yoga and meditation for years, but they recently launched BudddhiBox Essential Oils, a monthly aromatherapy/meditation subscription. Every month, subscribers receive various essential oils and crystals, that support a specific guided meditation, which is also included.
This box was sent to us at no cost for review. (Check out our review process post to learn more about how we review boxes.)
The Subscription Box: BudddhiBox Essential Oils
The Cost: $15.95 a month
COUPON: Use code buddhiaddiction to save 10% off all subscriptions!
The Products: “One essential oil roll-on, a deluxe essential oil sample, a crystal, and a guided meditation valued at $40+ each shipment” (from their website)
Ships to: U.S. for free, Canada for $9.99
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The info card features an inspiring mantra, as well as a list of the products and their values.
Dreaming Yogi Meditation – Listed Value $10.00
In addition to the info card mantra, there’s a “Summer Meditation” that you can find by visiting the website listed on this beachy card. Since this is an intangible item, it seems odd that it gets a value on the information card, but maybe it’ll prove valuable once I start to use it. I will say that I’m so used to getting lots of paper ephemera with boxes that I almost disregarded this valued item as merely a promotional item or advertisement.
Blue Calcite Healing Stone – Listed Value $8.00
This crystal is huge! I’m used to getting little one or two-inch long crystals in subscription boxes, but this one is a bit bigger than a golf ball. According to the information card, this stone is calming and has healing powers that clear negative vibrations from the body. I can’t wait to meditate on this gorgeous blue stone!
The Hippie Homesteader Energize Essential Oil Blend – Listed Value $16.00 (Found on Etsy for $10.00?)
I found similar essential oils on the Hippie Homesteader’s site for $10.00, but the information card lists this at $16.00, just FYI. This scent is powered with rosemary, pine needle, and peppermint. It seemed earthier than I expected it to—the rosemary really comes through. It’s a bit more of a subtle “energizing” aroma than I’ve experienced before (often they’re really powerful, citrus or peppermint scented), which I like. The card suggests using this before a yoga class, which sounds perfect—something to inspire me to stay engaged, but not so energized that I can’t stay mindful and peaceful.
Glowing Orchard Organics Raspberry & Black Cherry Lip Tint – Value $4.74 USD
The info card suggests that this lip balm was intended to be a “Strawberry & Rose Hip” scent, but I don’t mind getting this fruity, cherry version. I love using natural products wherever possible, so this product is right up my alley. The formula didn’t leave much of a tint on my lips, but it was moisturizing and smelled delicious. If you’re looking for a natural, cruelty-free alternative to drug store fruity lip balms, this is a great pick.
Artisan Seashell Soaps – Listed Value $3.00
I’m not sure where they sourced these little soaps, so I just noted the listed value above. Apparently, they’re handmade, which I can kind of tell based on the uneven edges. They are cute soaps though (they’re only about 2 inches long each) and smell like a salty, floral seaside scene.
Verdict: This was my first experience with BuddhiBox Essential Oils, and I was happy with the quality of the items. I was most surprised and happy with the size of the crystal included in the box since it’s way bigger than anything I’ve received up until this point. I will say that the value of the box is about double its cost, so it’s definitely worth it. I wished that the soaps were a bit more “special”, rather than just being random, unmarked items sitting in a burlap bag, but they were a cute concept, so I was alright with them.
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