Fortune Cookie Soap “You Were Born to Sparkle” Box Review – January 2019
The Fortune Cookie Soap Box is a monthly subscription that offers bath and body products centered on a new theme each month. Each month FCS will create new products to fit that theme, and then will offer up the extended collection for sale later in the month.
FYI- Fortune Cookie Soap recently changed their subscription model. Read more about it here.
This month’s theme was “You were born to sparkle!”
My Subscription Addiction paid for this box. (Check out the review process post to learn more about how we review boxes.)
About Fortune Cookie Soap Of The Month
The Subscription Box: Fortune Cookie Soap
The Cost: $16.95 a month with free US shipping
The Products: FCS exclusive products that include one full-size product and 3 deluxe-sized products every month.
Good to Know: Sign up by the 9th of each month to get the next month’s box.
Fortune Cookie Soap “You Were Born to Sparkle” January 2019 Review
The new subscription model includes a small info sheet detailing the products included. No prices were given for the items listed.
We also received a sticker.
Always Sparkle Enzyme Face Mask, Full-Size!
This face mask is made with fruit enzymes to gently exfoliate your skin, and I am loving that the first ingredient on this mask is soothing aloe to try and prevent irritation. This has mica in it for a very subtle sparkle that is apparent in bright light when you wear it, which is really fun. While I am not stoked that alcohol is listed in the ingredients list, it is near the bottom (so it isn’t a main ingredient), and the rest of the ingredients are otherwise stellar so it shouldn’t cause issues the way alcohol will if it is a more prominent ingredient. This mask has a subtle scent of sparkling champagne and fresh honey crisp apples, and it was enjoyable.
Shine Bright Shimmer Lip Balm – Estimated Value $3.49 (based on other lip balms available here)
This is a sheer lip balm that was hydrating, and even though shimmer is in the name I didn’t really notice any shimmer on my lips. The flavor was tropical prickly pear and coconut (delicious!), and this is a great lip balm when you’re rocking a more natural look.
Dim All The Lights Mini Headache Oil, 0.5 oz
I have been dealing with migraines more frequently than normal over the past few months, so finding this headache oil was a delightful surprise. This is an FCS signature essential oil blend, but it definitely has calming and soothing lavender if those lavender buds in the bottle are any indication! This small size is perfect for throwing in my purse, and I think it would actually fit in the change pocket on my wallet so I can have this with me wherever I am- we all know that headaches never come when you’re at home and can dim the lights and cuddle with an ice pack and your cat.
Afterparty Walnut Body Scrub, 1 oz
This walnut body scrub is the perfect size to let you fall in love with it and want more- the ground walnut shells aren’t too abrasive while still being effective, and it smells delicious thanks to the golden amber, maple, and tonka (side note: what is tonka?). Plus, this has a really lovely texture.
The Verdict: I loved my first box of the new subscription model from FCS! The affordable price + free shipping make this more available to people who want to try it, and I think it is fun to get a full-size item plus other goodies. Each month you get a $10 off $25 purchase discount code, and I think I may use that to grab the full-size of that body scrub.
To Wrap Up:
Can you get this box if you still sign up today? No. If you sign up today your first box will be the March box.
From Fortune Cookie Soap:
The next month’s category will be revealed on the 10th of each month. If you don’t fancy it, simply log into your FCS account and skip it. Easy peasy lemon squeezy!
Value Breakdown: This box costs $16.95 + free shipping, which means you are paying $4.24 per item.
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