Bless Summer Bonus Box Review + Coupon – Summer 2018
Bless Box is a monthly lifestyle subscription box for women, curated by Sazan Hendrix. Each box will include items in the beauty, health, food categories.
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About Bless Box
The Box: Summer Daze Bonus Box
The Cost: $49.95 + free shipping
Coupon: Use code WAVES to save $10 off this box
The Products: Over $250 worth of “new skincare finds and beauty brand discoveries, some Bless exclusives available only in this Bonus Box, and some ultra-chic accessories!”
Ships to: US and Worldwide!
Summer 2018 Bonus Bless Box “Summer Daze” Review
Each box comes with a mini magazine detailing the items included.
Also included were some coupons from included brands.
Crystal Hills Organics Crystal Dreams Body Serum, 4 oz – Retail Value $58
Woah, this is one pricey body oil! This has a lovely and calming lavender scent that is mixed with ylang-ylang and geranium, and it also has an amethyst crystal inside. Using it really made my skin feel soft and smooth, and I loved the essential oil-esque properties of the calming scent.
Clarins One Step Exfoliating Cleanser with Orange Extract, 1 oz – Estimated Value $10.59, Listed Value $9 (buy the 1.7 oz version for $18)
I love Clarins! I have always been impressed with the quality of the products I have tried from the brand, and this cleanser is no exception. This exfoliating cleanser is gentle while still removing dead skin, and the light orange scent is quite pleasant. I was concerned at first when I saw microbeads were an ingredient, considering that those can be very harmful to the environment. Clarins is already a step ahead, however, and the microbeads used for exfoliation in this face wash are eco-friendly.
Clarins Toning Lotion with Chamomile, 1.7 oz – Estimated Value $6.50, Listed Value $7 (buy the 6.8 oz version for $26)
This alcohol-free toner with chamomile may be one of the most gentle toners I have ever tried. This would be great for sensitive or dry skin, but it still worked great on my oily, acne-prone skin! It left my face feeling clean, calm, and ready for the next step in my skincare routine.
Kerastase Aura Botanica Lait de Soie Blow Dry Hair Milk, 5.1 oz – Retail Value $37, Listed Value $20
This is a thin hair milk designed to reduce frizz while also providing thermal protection for heat styling (up to 450 degrees). I don’t heat style my hair, but this still works with air-drying to reduce frizz and smooth hair. I was happy with how this performed—it left my hair soft and I did see less frizz!
Seraphine Botanicals Liquid Coal Liquid Liner, Full-Size – Retail Value $22
I am so salty about this eyeliner—this was supposed to be in the June box, but due to shipping delay it had to ship separately. But, I never received it! Irritation aside I found the felt tip liner to be easy to control, and I was happy with the inky black color.
Sterling Forever Multi Orbit Drop Earrings in Blush – Listed Value $50 (linked to the same style in a different color)
I know this is a summer-themed box, but these are really giving off holiday party vibes to me—the dangling orbs remind me of ornaments! I did find these to be a bit heavy for me, so I would wear them to an event but not as an all-day casual look. Also, the fastenings and posts are yellow-gold plated brass.
Babo Botanicals Clear Zinc SPF 30 Sunscreen Lotion, 3 oz – Retail Value $19.95
This sunscreen is hypoallergenic and is made with Zinc, aloe vera, argan oil, and shea butter (among others). I found this to rub in easily to my shoulders and arms, but overall the 3 oz size means this wouldn’t last very long.
The Seaweed Bath Co Eucalyptus and Peppermint Hydrating Seaweed Bath, 2 oz – Retail Value $3.99
I had tried a different variation of the bath and I was wary because of the pieces of seaweed. Luckily, this had no chunks of seaweed and had plenty of the delicious eucalyptus and peppermint scent that I love in a bath product. My skin did feel more hydrated after using, too!
Bless Box Jade Facial Roller with Custom Suede Travel Pouch – Listed Value $25
Jade rollers are so trendy right now, and I am excited to join in on the fun. Jade rollers are supposed to help with lymphatic drainage and absorbing skincare products, and it is super relaxing if you’re like me and carry a lot of tension in your face. This feels heavenly if you stick it in the fridge before rolling it on your face from the center out.
Bless Box Custom Spa Head Wrap – Listed Value $10
As someone who appreciates a good facial, this is in the same style of the headwraps the aestheticians use—I think the “spa” title is accurate! This fits comfortably around my big head and is perfect for dealing with sticky face masks that I want to keep away from my hair.
Bless Box Meditation Coloring Book – Listed Value $5
I’ll be honest, when I first pulled this out of the box I thought it was an extra. While I appreciate the creativity of the artist’s drawings, I wish the composition of this included a real cover to protect the pages to make this feel like it is a valued item in the box.
Super Smile The Mini Deluxe Whitening System – Listed Value $9
This two-piece kit contains a whitening toothpaste and a whitening accelerant that you use at the same time on your toothbrush for maximum teeth whitening potential. My teeth can be rather sensitive and this didn’t irritate them, but I haven’t quite noticed a difference yet in the whiteness of my teeth.
Jin Soon Nail Polish in Farouche, Full-Size – Retail Value $18
Farouche is a gorgeous shade of purple-toned magenta and I am devasted I dropped the bottle (breaking it ☹) before I was able to use it. Even though this is a summer box, this really gives me fall vibes and I am here for it. I have used Jin Soon polishes before, and their crème polishes go on smoothly and have a high-shine finish.
Peeled Snacks Much Ado About Mango, 2.8 oz – Retail Value $4.79
I love banana and apple chips, and I was hoping these would have the same texture. Since these are “gently dried” they don’t have the same crunch that other freeze-dried fruits do, so for me personally the texture left something to be desired. The ingredient list couldn’t be better, though—there is only one ingredient, mangos!
Popcornopolis Nearly Naked Popcorn, 1 oz – Listed Value $2 (buy 10 4.5 oz bags for $24.99)
I love popcorn, and I love individual servings of popcorn so I can eat enjoy without mindlessly munching through too much. Surprisingly, I didn’t miss the butter flavor as much as I thought I would, though I was missing the extra crunch you get from freshly popped popcorn.
Ardell Beauty HydraCream Lipstick in Fox, Full-Size – Retail Value $9.99
I surprisingly loved this lipstick. It was creamy and hydrating and I almost felt like I was wearing a tinted lip balm. The staying power on this was pretty good, too. You can see me wearing it below.
Ardell Beauty Demi-Wispie Lashes – Retail Value $4.79, Listed Value $3.99
These came in the June box, and while I wish that Bless Box wouldn’t repeat items I took it as a sign I should try out false lashes again. Surprisingly, I really liked them! They were comfortable too—after about ten minutes I couldn’t tell I was wearing them.
Here I am wearing the Seraphine Botanicals eyeliner, the fake lashes, and the lipstick.
The Verdict: The bonus boxes from Bless are some of my favorite boxes out there—they are always jam-packed with goodies! This summer daze box is no exception, and I calculated a value of $296.60! That is an amazing deal for a $50 box, and it’s even better if you used the $10 off coupon!
To Wrap Up:
Can you still get this box if you sign up today? Yes, this box is still available!
Coupon – Use code WAVES to save $10 off this box
If you’re interested in the regular subscription, use code MSA35 to save 35% off your first box!
Value Breakdown: This box cost $49.95 + free shipping and I calculated a total value of $296.60. That means you are paying approximately the following per item:
- Crystal Hills Body Serum: $9.77
- Clarins Cleanser: $1.78
- Clarins Toning Lotion: $1.09
- Kerastase Hair Milk: $6.23
- Seraphine Botanicals Liner: $3.70
- Sterling Forever Earrings: $8.42
- Babo Botanicals Sunscreen: $3.36
- Seaweed Bath Co. Bath: $0.67
- Jade Roller: $4.21
- Spa Head Wrap: $1.69
- Meditation Coloring Book: $0.84
- Super Smile: $1.51
- Jin Soon Polish: $3.03
- Peeled Mango: $0.80
- Popcornopolis Popcorn: $0.34
- Ardell Lipstick: $1.68
- Ardell Lashes: $0.80
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