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


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Medusas Makeup December 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.

Medusas Makeup December 2018

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Medusas Makeup December 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 December 2018 Review

Medusas Makeup December 2018 info card front

Each box comes with a card listing out the items included. This month’s theme is Unicorns!

Medusas Makeup December 2018 info card back

Now, on to the items!

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Glam Rock Eyeshadow in Heroes, 2 grams – Retail Value $9.00

This color is so incredibly pretty. It is a deep dirty green with bright emerald glitter. Lots of dimension here! While I would normally reserve a color this deep and bold for more special occasions, it made an incredible metallic liner when used wet and was a beautiful complement to my paler brown eyes.

Medusas Makeup December 2018 lip balm Medusas Makeup December 2018 lip balm open Medusas Makeup December 2018 lip balm unicorn farts

Unicorn Farts Lip Sparkle, 2 grams – Retail Value $10.00

The name of this item is so silly and fun, and I always love a brand that doesn’t take itself too seriously. This balm is a bright pink and filled with glitter. It has a fruity scent that reminds me of Lip Smackers from when I was younger. The pink goes on my lips sheer and bright, and in a color I very much adore. The only con for me with this product is the glitter. I can feel it on my lips and it’s a little grainy. I wish there was an option to buy it without, as I like the formula very much. My only other comment is that the tin is small and seems only half filled, though this is a full-size product.

Medusas Makeup December 2018 disco gloss Medusas Makeup December 2018 disco gloss open Medusas Makeup December 2018 disco gloss detail

Disco Queen Lip Gloss in Love Machine – Retail Value $11.95

The photos of this gloss do not do it justice because this is one of those formulas you have to see in motion. The sparkles are so bright and have so many different colors! It is a sheer nude base with glimmers of purple, pink, blue, and frost. It is beautiful enough to wear alone or over your favorite lipstick. The formula itself is smooth, moisturizing, and smells like sweet frosting.

Top to bottom: Disco Queen Lip Gloss in Love Machine, Lip Sparkle in Unicorn Farts, and Glam Rock Eyeshadow in Heroes.

Medusas Makeup December 2018 fix spray Medusas Makeup December 2018 fix spray back

Magical Makeup Setting Spray, 2 fl oz – Retail Value $11.95

This spray smells like straight up alcohol until it dries down to a soft floral. It absolutely helped my makeup stay in place all day, and I love that it is light and vegan. Be sure to not over spray, or use too close to your face, as too much of this product is not a good thing, and will actually be counterproductive to your makeup’s staying power!

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FREEBIE: Unicorn Hair Ties

Can we ever have enough hair ties? These cuties are pink and black and have a fun gold unicorn pattern.

Medusas Makeup December 2018 unicorn brush Medusas Makeup December 2018 unicorn brish tip Medusas Makeup December 2018 unicorn brush detail

FREEBIE: Unicorn Horn EyeShadow Brush

These unicorn style brushes have been all over Instagram and I am thrilled to add one so my small brush collection. It is fitting that the brush I use with the incredible eyeshadow this month should look just as magical!

Verdict: Minus the freebies, this box has a value of $42.90 which is great for a $15.95 beauty box. I really loved all but one product this month, though that lip sparkle might win me over yet. The box was unicorn overload in the best way! I appreciated the darling freebies and loved that all the items this month were exceptionally well curated.

To Wrap Up:

Can you still get this box if you sign up today? No. 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 $42.90. At $15.95 for this box, here’s what you are paying approximately per item (not including the freebies):

  • Eyeshadow $3.35
  • Lip Sparkle $3.72
  • Lip Gloss $4.44
  • Setting Spray $4.44

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.

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3 Comments

  1. Hi – the post says that as of publication we can still get this box, but also that “You will receive the box month that you sign up in.” The title of the post says that this is the December box. If we sign up now (in January) are we getting this box?

    • UPDATE from Medusa’s Make-Up: They have already started shipping January so you are not going to get this box just by signing up. They said they made an exception for me as I wanted to start with December, so you may be able to get it if you contact them.

    • Sorry about that Tamar! I got confused on my months. I have corrected the post! Thanks for reading <3

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