Medusa’s Make-Up Beauty Box Review – November 2018

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Medusas Makeup November 2018

Medusa’s Make-Up Beauty Box is a vegan and cruelty-free makeup box. Each month you will receive a delivery of 3-5 vegan products.

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Medusas Makeup November 2018 all contents

About this Makeup Beauty Box

The Subscription Box: Medusa’s Make-Up Beauty Box

The Cost: $15.95 (Free shipping for US, $4 USD for International)

The Products: Each month you will receive 3-5 vegan products to try. The box is curated by Medusa’s Make-Up team and has a value of $40.

Ships to: Worldwide

Good to know: Orders ship out within 3 business days of your payment. You can cancel anytime.

Medusa’s Makeup November 2018 Review

Medusas Makeup November 2018 info card

Each box comes with a card listing out the items included.

Medusas Makeup November 2018 info card back

Now, on to the items!

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Medusa’s Makeup Witch Lash Travel Size, 12ml. – Retail Value $10, Listed Value $8.00

I wear contacts so I am always on the lookout for more natural mascaras because sometimes my lenses just don’t agree with my current choices. This mascara was super black and thickening. I didn’t notice any ill effects with my contacts, though sometimes it takes a few days of wearing to really tell. The hot pink tube is super cute and with all Medusa’s Makeup products, I appreciate that this mascara is cruelty-free.

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Medusa’s Makeup Tropical Matte Eyeshadow in Aruba, 0.7 oz – Retail Value $9.00

This might be the whitest matte eyeshadow I have ever seen! For me, this is a good thing. I have SUPER pale skin and finding a brow bone eyeshadow light enough to work for me has been difficult. I usually have to settle for a highlighter used as an eyeshadow, but I now have a great matte option! The formula was well pigmented, had less than the usual amount of fallout, and blended very easily. FYI: I apply all eyeshadows with my fingertips because I am a barbarian who doesn’t own eyeshadow brushes. You might have a little more fallout with a brush, but you will likely feel much more sophisticated.

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Medusa’s Make-Up Mystical Eye Dust in Ganesha – Retail Value $11.95

This pretty, loose eyeshadow is not a color I would have ever reached for myself, but that is the beauty of subscription boxes: you discover new things that work for you! Although this is a loose pigment, it isn’t particularly messy thanks to the little built-in sifter. The color is a very shimmery grey with warmer metallic micas in rose gold and champagne mixed in. It is buildable so you can go super sheer for a more demure look, or layer for something more dramatic. I applied it directly to my lids for a very light work appropriate look and received many compliments.

Medusas Makeup November 2018 swatches

I am really pleased with both of these colors!

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Medusa’s Make-Up XOXO Perfume Oil, 10 ml – Retail Value $16.00

I am someone who generally leans towards masculine scents, this perfume is not something I would personally wear. If you like hyper-feminine, slightly sugary smells, you will love this. This perfume is very sweet, with notes of amber, musk, citrus, and florals. While this scent was absolutely not for me, I do not want to minimize how lovely this product was. The velvet bag packaging is just beautiful and the travel-friendly rollerball is always a great choice for your purse. I plan on gifting this to one of my closest girly-girls, who loves scents like this one.

Verdict: This box has a value of $46.95 which is exceptional for a $15.95 beauty box. If you are into bold, vegan, and cruelty-free makeup with some of the world’s coolest packaging, this is absolutely a subscription for you. Although this is a bolder brand, every product I received could easily be used for both low-key or super dramatic looks, upping the value even more for me personally.

To Wrap Up:

Can you still get this box if you sign up today? As of publication, yes! All orders are generally processed within 1-3 business days. You will receive the box month that you sign up in.

Value Breakdown: This box has a total estimated value of $46.95. At $15.95 for this box, here’s what you are paying approximately per item:

  • Mascara: $3.40
  • Eyeshadow: $3.06
  • Eye Dust: $4.06
  • Perfume: $5.44

Alternatively, each item in this box has an average cost of $3.99.

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Written by Megan Kirkland

Megan Kirkland

I love natural/vegan beauty products, Korean skincare, unique jewelry, and weird candies from far away places. When I am not waiting for my next exciting box you can find me painting or taking photographs of interesting people. I never leave home without pug hair somewhere on my shirt and a bold lipstick on my smile.

Posted in Australian Subscription Box Reviews, Beauty Subscription Boxes, Canadian Subscription Box Reviews, Makeup Subscription Boxes, Medusas Makeup Box Reviews, Subscription Box Reviews, Subscription Boxes for Women, UK Subscription Box Reviews| Tags: medusas makeup | 4 comments


  1. I ALSO only apply eyeshadow with my finger. It’s just so much faster…

    • Brush Barbarians Unite!

  2. Thank you for an awesome review! I might just give this box a try for a month to see if it works for me!

    • You are so welcome! I am much more of a skincare than makeup junkie, so I was worried this box might be a little too out there for me. I have actually used both eyeshadows each day this week and of course the mascara! I am excited to see next month and I hope you love the box too!

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