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Sweet Sparkle Makeup Box Review + Coupon – November 2017

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Sweet Sparkle is a monthly beauty subscription box. Each box includes five full-sized, curated products to create an entire makeup look.

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My Subscription Addiction paid for this box. (Check out the review process post to learn more about how we review boxes.)

This month’s box is being reviewed thanks to an MSA reader request!

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About Sweet Sparkle

The Subscription Box: Sweet Sparkle

The Cost: $24.50 monthly + free shipping worldwide. Discounts are available for longer commitments.

COUPON: Use code MSA17 to save 10% off any subscription!

The Products: Five full-size, curated products to help you achieve a full look for the month’s theme.

Ships to: Worldwide with free shipping. You can check out the list of countries they ship to here.

Sweet Sparkle “Cosmic Crush” November 2017 Review

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Each month, an info card is included with an intro to the theme and the product names, descriptions, and retail values. This month’s theme is Cosmic Crush.

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Sormé Cosmetics Precision Duo Liquid Eyeliner & Corrector Pen, Black – Listed Value $19.00

This dual-ended liquid liner has both a black felt tip liquid liner end and a felt-tipped clear corrector end. The felt tips are super precise and make it easy to get a sharp point. The liquid is opaque with one layer and resists smudging throughout the day.

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LA Splash Diamond Dust Mineral Shadow, Stellar – Retail Value $14.00

This little orb of diamond dust really packs a punch of shimmer and color. It is a pretty rose gold tone that I can imagine would be flattering on every skin tone. This shadow can be blended out to be a subtle shimmer or packed on to be a high-metallic foil finish. My gripe is that the shape and size of the container make it a little hard to hold, and dropping it would be like a glitter bomb.

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J. Cat Beauty Diamond Lust Lip Gloss, Raisin Shine – Retail Value $3.99

I’m impressed with this gloss for the retail value! This shade is a metallic pink gloss that leaves a shiny, sheer finish. It really accentuates my natural lip color and is very hydrating. It leaves no sticky finish and stays put for a good amount of time. It has a candy scent too. Again, so impressed for under $4.00.

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Be A Bombshell Blush, Glowing Goddess – Retail Value $6.00

This is a silky-powder blush with a good coverage and staying power. Glowing Goddess is a “deep peach” shade. You can see on the swatch below that this shade looks a little light on my wrist, but it actually went on to give me the perfect flush on my cheeks. I like the velvety finish and will be perfect for winter.

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Makeup Love Love That! Lash Mascara, True Black – Retail Value $15.00

First, is this not the best mascara tube ever?! The quilted detail, metallic lid, and rhinestone top is impressive for a mid-price range. The brush is huge and soft bristled. I got great results with one coat (see below) in terms of lengthening and curl. It has a wispy effect with no clumping or flaking. My lashes feel soft while wearing and no lashes get tugged out when I remove it.

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All of the items swatched from top to bottom: eyeliner, Diamond Dust, lip gloss, blush.

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This might be my favorite look from Sweet Sparkle yet! I like the subtle tones and shimmery shades. The eyeshadow could certainly be played up for a more dramatic effect, but this is perfect for me for daytime. I had a bit of difficulty getting my liner even (as usual) and the corrector side of the eyeliner pen was actually really helpful.

The Verdict: Sweet Sparkle’s “Cosmic Crush” box has a value of $57.99 plus free shipping. That isn’t super impressive for a cost of $24.50 + free shipping, but this has been my favorite box so far. All of the items, as always, are full-sized and coordinated to create an entire look. I will use everything included and my favorite items are the lip gloss and mascara. I actually enjoyed these products together as a look too. I hope next month has a higher value and continues to introduce subscribers to new brands and makeup looks.

To Wrap Up:

Can you still get this box if you sign up today? No. Subscribe now to get the December “Shimmer Wonderland” box!

COUPON: Use code MSA17 to save 10% off any subscription!

Value Breakdown: At $24.50 for this box, here’s what you are paying approximately per item:

  • Sormé Cosmetics Precision Duo Liquid Eyeliner & Corrector Pen: $8.03
  • LA Splash Diamond Dust Mineral Shadow: $5.91
  • J. Cat Beauty Diamond Lust Lip Gloss: $1.69
  • Be A Bombshell Blush: $2.53
  • Makeup Love Love That! Lash Mascara: $6.34

Check out all of our Sweet Sparkle reviews and the Beauty Subscription Box Directory for more makeup boxes!

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Written by Tiffany Waldorf

Tiffany Waldorf

Tiffany found out about subscription boxes from a friend who followed MSA. The curiosity started with mystery beauty boxes and grew into an addiction from there. Beauty, clothes, home…she loves the sight of a subscription box in the mail.

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Comments (4)

  1. I am moving out of the country so the free international shipping is sooo appealing to me! My hesitation is, I am not a drugstore makeup wearer and this seems to include quite a few drugstore products despite it costing more than Boxycharm…

  2. I’ve had my eye on this box for awhile now and I might just have to pull the trigger! I’ve been on the hunt for a new subscription and I think I’ll give this one a go!

  3. I don’t subscribe to this box (yet!) but I always love your reviews, and I like that you show us how you make a cohesive look out of every box. Thank you!

  4. Thank you for reviewing this! I appreciate your input. I’ve had this on my wishlist and cannot decide. Love your reviews!

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