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Dot Boxx Period Subscription for Adults Review + Coupon – September 2018

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dot boxx box exterior

Dot Boxx is a monthly (or bi-monthly, if you prefer) period subscription box designed to keep you well stocked with supplies, like tampons and pads, and goodies, like treats and pampering products, to help your time of the month be as comfortable and stress-free as possible.

dot boxx unboxing

Dot Boxx offers three different subscriptions for different age ranges and needs, including a box for adults and teens, just adults, just teens, and even a box for first periods!

This is a review of the Adult Box Dot Boxx subscription, which is $39.99 per month.

This box was sent to us at no cost for review. (Check out the review process post to learn more about how we review boxes.)

dot boxx review and unboxing of all items

About Dot Boxx Period Subscription Box

The Subscription Box: Adult Dot Boxx

The Cost: $39.99 per box + shipping. (If you choose NOT to include period essentials in your box, the cost is $32.99.) Choose to receive your box monthly or every other month!

COUPON: Use code SUBADDICT to save 20% off your first subscription box or 5% off a one-time box!

The Products: Period supplies like tampons and pads, plus pampering items, pain relief products, and other surprises. What you get is based on the preferences you set when signing up.

Ships to: US for $6.00. Shipping to Canada is $18.00 per box. Shipping to other countries is auto-calculated by USPS and discounted 10%.

Dot Boxx for Adults “Rise and Grind Sunshine” Box September 2018 Review

dot boxx rise and grind card

dot boxx hey beautiful product list

Here’s the list of the non-period-specific products in this month’s box. All of the pads, tampons, and period care products aren’t listed formally anywhere.

dot boxx period care pack

dot boxx period support products

Period Care Pack

The actual period supplies arrive bundled in their own little plastic bag. According to the FAQ page of the Dot Boxx site, they offer Tampax, Playtex, Kotex, Always, Stayfree, and organic brands in their boxes. Once you subscribe, you’ll be able to personalize the kinds of things you receive. Here’s what it says on their site:

I received, in total, 10 tampons in super, regular, and super plus (though I’m not sure the brand), 10 pads of different sizes, two Summer’s Eve wipes, two individual packets of Advil, three thin pantiliners, and three bags of tea.

dot boxx snack pack

dot boxx period chocolate and snacks

Period Snack Pack

I also got a random assortment of period-specific candies and snacks, including one 2-pack of Milano cookies, two Dove milk chocolates, two dark Kit Kats, and two Crystal Light Pure Energy drink powder packets. I personally love chocolate, especially around that time of the month, so I was happy to see such a chocolate-heavy offering! Those Milanos were deeelicious! I don’t really care for the Crystal Light packets, so those might go in the pantry for now, or else I might bring them to the office to see if anyone else might want them…

Okay, now let’s get into the featured items in the box!

dot boxx sphynx travel razor set

dot boxx razor package

dot boxx blue travel razor

dot boxx blue on the go razor

dot boxx razor gadget

dot boxx spritz on razor gadget

dot boxx travel razor soap

dot boxx travel razor

Sphynx 3-in-1 Portable Razor – Retail Value $12.00

This is such a cool idea! Inside this plastic disc is everything you need to comfortably shave your legs on the go. There’s a shave bar, a razor, and even a spritzer bottle to help you lather up. I love how portable it is—I got one of these in another subscription box this summer, and it made packing for vacation a breeze! I might keep this one in the glove compartment of my car. Hey, you never know when you’ll notice some rogue hairs…

dot boxx reality checklist

dot boxx reality checklist knock knock

dot boxx funny checklist

dot boxx checklist notepad

dot boxx knock knock product

KnockKnock Reality Checklist Notepad – Retail Value $7.00

I really like this notepad. It’s funny, for sure, but the categories (“Tasks I Will Accomplish”, “Things I Hope I Can Finish”, “Items I May As Well Write Off As ‘Never'”, and “No Chance In Hell”) feel VERY similar to the things that actually run through my head when I’m looking at my responsibilities for the day, haha! It never hurts to add a little levity to the workday, especially if it helps cut down on the stress of a huge list of to-dos!

dot boxx PMS survival kit bag

dot boxx pms survival kit

dot boxx brown bag

dot boxx balm

dot boxx perfume vial

PMS Survival Kit

This bag contained two products that were described a bit on the info card. The first is a balm called “PMS Ease” that contains a slew of relaxing herbs. When rubbed on crampy areas or even behind the ears, the aromatherapeutic qualities of the balm is supposed to ease and calm you. The sage and lavender come through the most for me. I could see this being really useful on nights when I just can’t seem to get comfy enough to sleep.

The second item in the kit is called “Headache Ease” according to the card. It’s an oil blend made with refreshing, minty aromas that are said to ease headaches and migraines. I’m lucky that headaches aren’t usually a part of my cycle, but I’ll have to keep this vial handy for when they do creep up. I will say it helped my non-headachey head feel very refreshed and clear. Just be careful not to spill it when unplugging the vial!

dot boxx hair tie bracelet

dot boxx hair tie bracelet set

dot boxx silver hair tie bracelet

dot boxx hair tie

dot boxx silver bracelet

Hair Tie Bracelet – Retail Value $6.99

I’ve wanted one of these clever accessories for so long! This silver bracelet has a groove around it that holds a hair elastic in place. The idea is that you can keep your hair tie close without having to deal with big marks or dents in your skin when you take your hair tie off your wrist. The opening of the bracelet is a little narrow, and the bracelet didn’t seem to want to bend at all. But once it was on, I thought it was super convenient!

dot boxx awake treats

dot boxx three awake chocolates

dot boxx awake chocolate

3 Awake Energy Chocolates – Buy 50 for $29.99 here

Every time I think I’m going to kick caffeine, some delicious new product like this one PULLS ME BACK IN! The chocolate in these owl-shaped treats is blended with a hearty dose of caffeine to keep you going through your day. I got two dark chocolates (my fave) and one milk chocolate Awake chocolates—both super yummy, but I saw on their site that there’s a caramel-filled type I’m eager to try!!!

The Verdict: I liked all of the treats and lifestyle items that I got in this box! It’s nice to be able to discover some cool new products via a service like Dot Boxx. (I’m going to keep my eye out for those Awake chocolates in stores now!) I think it’s cool that you have some customization powers over what you get, too. Everyone’s so different, so it’s good that they let you note what kinds of supplies you need most in your box!

To Wrap Up:

Can you still get this box if you sign up today? No, but sign up now to receive the next month’s box as well as their welcome box!

Coupon: Use code SUBADDICT to save 20% off your first subscription box or 5% off a one-time box!

Value Breakdown: With shipping, the box cost $45.99. The average retail value of each item (counting the period supply pack and snack pack as individual items) is $6.57. The items I could find individual retail values for total $25.99, meaning the remaining items (the Awake chocolates, the PMS kit, the snacks, and the period supplies) must be worth at least $20.00 ($5.00 value each).

Check out all of our Dot Boxx reviews and period subscription boxes in our Period Subscription Box Directory!

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What do you think of Dot Boxx?

Written by Anna Reilly

Anna Reilly

Anna loves collecting little treasures, be they pop-culture finds, handmade mementos, or new potions to put in her makeup bag. Beauty boxes got her interested in the subscription world, but now she’s swooning for all things kawaii!

All views in this review are the opinion of the author. My Subscription Addiction will never accept payment in exchange for a review, but will accept a box at no cost to provide honest opinions on the box. This post may contain affiliate/referral links. If you buy something, MSA may earn an affiliate commission. Read the complete My Subscription Addiction disclosure.

4 Comments

  1. The price is ridiculous for what you are getting. I bought that $7. {gasp} writing pad for $1 at $Tree. You could put this whole box together yourself for 1/5 or so of the cost they are charging.

  2. Ok is it just me or is this box ridiculously priced?!?! I’m amazed that anyone would pay nearly 50$ for 10$ worth of stuff, I guess the variety makes it more valuable but come on they have to be making a killing off the people that are willing to spend high dollar for this

  3. Looks like the best period box I’ve seen….this one may have suckered me in!

  4. This looks really good! As someone whose on her period right now I would love to bite into some chocolate. Question: what happened to the Lays and bel vita that is in the group shot but isn’t in the rest of the review?

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