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Love Goodly Review + Coupon – December/January 2019

Love Goodly

Love Goodly is a vegan subscription box that sends a mix of beauty, wellness and lifestyle items every other month.

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This box was sent to us for review purposes. (Check out the review process post to learn more about how we review boxes.)

This review is of the VIP, $48.95 a month, box. 

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About Love Goodly

The Subscription Box: Love Goodly

The Cost: $34.95 a box or $48.95 for the VIP subscription which includes an additional full-size beauty product with a value over $35)

COUPON: Use code LOVEMSA5 to save $5 off your first box!

The Products: LOVE GOODLY sends a mix of beauty and skincare products and samples, wellness products, healthy snacks and eco style or home accessories. All products are vegan and cruelty-free!

Ships to: US only

Our Review

Love Goodly box info card Love Goodly orangutan alliance Love Goodly VIP info card

Each box comes with an info card detailing the items included. This month the box is also entirely palm oil free in collaboration with the Orangutan Alliance. Palm oil is in nearly 70% of all cosmetics and also in a ton of food products. The demand for this product is unsustainable and the deforestation process destroys the habitats of many different animals, including the Orangutan.  There is also an additional card if you are a VIP subscriber ($48.95 a box).

Now, on to the items!

Love Goodly eyecream Love Goodly eyecream info

Sylveco Soothing Eye Cream, 1.0 fl oz – FULL SIZE! Retail Value $32.00

I am an unapologetic eye cream hoarder and this was an excellent addition to my evergrowing collection! This is an amazing choice for anyone with super sensitive skin because it is hypoallergenic, fragrance-free, and filled with super soothing and gentle ingredients. The main draw of this product for me is the inclusion of birch bark, which usually helps my delicate facial skin with the redness I tend to especially suffer from during the winter months. Though this is an eye cream, I have used it on my entire face after an especially windy day and woke up with calm and happy skin.

Love Goodly lash primer Love Goodly lash primer open Love Goodly mascara primer info

ZSkin Mineral Mascara Primer – Retail Value $17.95

I am not one of those people who generally spends much time thinking about the length of her eyelashes, but admittedly, my makeup routine is very basic! I liked this product very much, though I cannot see myself using it daily. It will likely be reserved for those special occasions (where many others might wear false eyelashes) to give me that extra va-va-voom. I can appreciate this formula for more than it’s lash plumping properties, as the oil and wax would have to be just really good for your lash health in general. If you are looking for a vegan and natural lash primer, this is a good option for sure!

Love Goodly quick fix spray Love Goodly quick fix spray info

Pulse Skincare Quick Fix Spray, 4 oz – Retail Value $22.95

This spray is genius. So many of us run to the gym before work and have to then go straight into the office or have to start cooking as soon as we get out of the gym after work. This means often delaying a much-needed shower!  This spray is designed to fill in the gap between sweat and shower by helping refresh your skin, reduce the likelihood of breakouts, and give you a fresh clean smell. You can also use it as a general facial toner. The power players in this formula are witch hazel, lavender, and orange essential oils.

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Bee Magical Save the Bees Bracelet – Retail Value $15.00

Bees are a big deal! They are responsible for the pollination of so many of the foods we eat and enjoy. Bee Magical has created these bracelets to bring awareness to the significant issue of bee colony collapse and they donate 10% of all sales to the NY Bee Sanctuary. I thought the lilac cord was a really lovely choice to complement the bright gold bee charm bead. I did find this bracelet to be uncomfortably tight on my wrist.

Love Goodly primer Love Goodly primer info

VIP Box Item: Bellápierre Hi Def Primer, 1.0 oz – Retail Value $75.00

This reminded me SO MUCH of the cult fave Smashbox Photofinish Primer, and for good reason: they share many of the same main ingredients. This formula has less of an ingredient list, but both are cruelty-free, which is awesome! It has the same powdery matte finish and was indistinguishable from the Smashbox formula to me personally, even after all day wear. The main difference between these formulas is that this one is over twice as expensive for the same amount of product. Something well worth considering! Regardless I always love a good primer and I am thrilled with this in the box this month.

Verdict: I loved this month’s Love Goodly even more for the omission of palm oil. The products themselves were all pretty solid and had excellent variety. I am especially tickled with the freshening spray and the primer, and I love the cute bee bracelet! The lash primer is something I don’t normally use but I am glad to have in hand for special occasions, and eye cream is always a winner for me. I am estimating the overall value for this box to be $162.90, which is an exceptional value for a $48.95 box.

To Wrap Up:

Can you still get this box if you sign up today? Yes, as of publication, this box is still available!

Coupon –  Use coupon code LOVEMSA5 for $5 off any purchase on LOVE GOODLY including any box subscription.

(Also good to know – with each box and purchase, Love Goodly donates a portion of the proceeds to these charities).

Value Breakdown: At $48.95 for this box, here’s what you are paying approximately per item:

  • Eye Cream $9.62
  • Lash Primer $5.39
  • Bee Bracelet $4.51
  • Body Spray $6.90
  • Primer $22.54

Alternatively, each of the 5 items has an average cost of $9.79.

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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 Love Goodly Reviews, Subscription Box Reviews, Subscription Boxes for Women, Vegan Subscription Boxes| Tags: love goodly | 14 comments

Comments (14)

  1. Nice box! I don’t want to be “that person” but the correct spelling (and pronunciation) is oranguTAN, not oranguTANG. For some reason most of the population gets that wrong. Love that this box called attention to the destruction that the craze for palm oil is causing.

    • EEP! Thanks for letting me know Tammy! My spellcheck didn’t catch it. I have corrected it. 🙂 Thanks for reading the review!

  2. That bracelet is absolutely tiny in length. You should be a really skinny person with tiny wrists to use it. I passed it along to my niece.

    • Mine ended up growing a wee bit as I wore it, though I would agree at first it was snug.

    • Good Being had the same bee bracelet, and I gave mine to my niece also. It felt good knowing my money went to a good cause.

  3. That bracelet is so cute. If anyone wants to swap it click on my name

  4. The Pulse spray is very strongly scented but it’s convenient,I really like the mascara primer. I gifted the eye cream to my mother. The bee bracelet was a repeat for me from Ecocentric mom so I passed it on.

    I get the essential box and didn’t need primer but if the next VIP spoiler is interesting to me I’ll upgrade.

    • I’m with you on that primer looking fabulous!! But I don’t think Love Goodly ever releases spoilers on the VIP item, unfortunately. 😞 If they did, I would most likely have been upgrading every month a long time ago bc they have all been pretty great since they started the VIP.

  5. Wow that brand is never worth the price tag but that primer does look fancy

    • I was shocked at how much it reminded me of the Smashbox one. Thats a win for me, though I agree the price is high.

  6. If you don’t get VIP, is it the primer that is left out? TIA

    • ooopsy, never mind..I see on their website that the “essential” is sans the primer… 🙂

    • Wow nice box and review

      • Thanks Cp! Glad you enjoyed 🙂

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