Random Rosie Subscription Box Review + Coupon – July 2018
Random Rosie is an all-in-one box for beauty, passions, home, pets, & more! This box will come personalized to you because you deserve a box that’s unique like you.
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About Random Rosie
The Subscription Box: Random Rosie
The Cost: $35.00 per box + $14.98 US shipping
COUPON: Use code 35YEAR to save $35 off your 12-month subscription!
The Products: “Items may include (but are not limited to) – Skincare, Makeup, haircare, jewelry, surprises for your pets, home, clothes, and snacks.“
Ships to: Worldwide
Good to Know: You can always contact customer service if you want to update your preferences or skip a month.
Random Rosie July 2018 Subscription Box Review
When you sign up, Random Rosie has you take a short survey in order to really personalize your box. For reference, I said I had a kitty named Duchess, no food allergies, and that my passions included hanging out with my family, Arizona sports teams, reading, and subscription boxes. They also asked how I felt about receiving clothing (I said I would prefer no clothing) and how I felt about homemade, antique, or used books (I said books in any form were welcome). With that in mind, let’s see how they did!
This box doesn’t come with an info sheet detailing the products, but I did get a thank you card on some adorable cat stationery!
Oh yay, a book! I love receiving books in subscription boxes because it gives me the opportunity to try new authors I would not have found. This hardcover version is about the trials a family faces. I thumbed through the book and excited to continue reading it. From Amazon:
Nine Lives. Four Generations. One Family. The MacEntees are no ordinary family.
Determined to be different from other people, they have carved out a place for themselves in Irish life by the sheer force of their personalities.
There’s Deirdre, the aged matriarch and former star of the stage. Her estranged writer husband Manus now lives with a younger man. Their daughter Alma is an unapologetically ambitious television presenter, while Acushla plays the part of the perfect political wife. And there’s Macdara, the fragile and gentle soul of the family. Together, the MacEntees present a glamorous face to the world. But when a series of misfortunes befall them over the course of one long, hot summer, even the MacEntees will struggle to make sense of who they are.
Oh goody, a treat for Duchess! I think by including cat treats Random Rosie is showing that they really are customizing the boxes to each individual recipient. Duchess liked the way these smelled and I am going to mix a few with her regular food (Duchess is weird about eating treats, even when she likes them). Our vet, Dr. Leonard, says Duchess has perfect teeth and I plan on keeping it that way!
Kashi Dark Mocha Almond Chewy Granola Bar, 1 bar – Buy a 6 ct box for $3.09
Mmmm. Snacks. This granola bar has whole roasted almonds and dark chocolate while still being chewy, which is my preferred type of granola bar. This was a great snack when I wanted something sweet but needed something more substantial than the mini chocolates I had at my desk.
NFL Vintage Arizona Cardinals Sticker
This right here is how I know this box was customized just for me—I LOVE the Arizona Cardinals, and I did mention in my survey that I was a fan of Arizona sports. I am saving this sticker to go on my notebook for the upcoming fall semester and I am thrilled about it.
Elite Essentials Facial Brush – Retail Value $7
My facial brush experiences are limited to the Foreos that have come in Allure (way back when) and FabFitFun, so I was excited at the hopes this could help with some heavy duty face mask removing. While this could definitely do that, I found the bristles to be way too abrasive for my face. The massaging part on the other side of the brush was nice, but that’s nothing new considering I have my Foreo.
Soo ae Charcoal Flower Mask – Estimated Value $5 (buy a set of 5 for $25)
I really like Soo Ae masks – their chin mask is one of my favorites! Because of this, I was not surprised to find that I enjoyed this mask. The charcoal and green tea really helped to calm down some of my natural redness, and it also didn’t leave my face sticky.
Ulta Beauty Matte Metallic Liquid Lipstick in Mysterious (?), travel size – Estimated Value $5 (buy a full-size for $9)
I genuinely have no idea the name of this liquid lipstick or the actual size, but I am rolling with it. This deep berry red with shimmer dries down to a really pretty matte metallic color that I found to be quite lovely. The staying power isn’t revolutionary, but it gets the job done. This would be a great holiday lip color.
La Roche Posay Lipikor Balm, 0.5 oz – Estimated Value $1.12 (buy the full-size version for $14.99)
Holy hydration, Batman- this balm is thicccck! I have been having issues with my cuticles being absolutely insane, and I have been using the tiniest of dabs to hydrate my cuticles and stop the peeling. This would be too thick for my personal use as a full body moisturizer, but if your skin is drier than the Sahara this body balm is what you need.
Honest Beauty Gel Cleanser, 1 oz – Estimated Value $3.60 (buy the full-size version for $18)
This was a standard gel cleanser for me—it helped my skin to get clean, but nothing about it really stood out or made such a difference that would make me want to switch from my current cleanser.
The Verdict: I really liked my first box from Random Rosie! I could really tell that thought and care went into packaging my box, and Duchess is happy that a subscription box thought of her too. Honestly, this box is exactly what I thought Luna Babe would be like—only Random Rosie actually pulled it off. I couldn’t find a value for every item, but the values I could find add up to $51.40. That is a couple dollars over the $49.98 cost of the box ($35 plus $14.98) shipping, and I would like to see that value come up a little bit in future boxes.
To Wrap Up:
Can you get this box if you sign up today? Boxes are customized to your profile, so what you get will most likely be different!
Coupon – Use code 35YEAR to save $35 off a 12-month subscription!
Value Breakdown: This box costs $35 + $14.98 shipping, which means that each of the 9 items in the box has an average cost of $5.55.
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