Target Beauty Box Men’s Moving & Grooming Review


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Target released three new Beauty Boxes celebrating Black History Month.

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The Black History Month exclusive boxes include two women’s and one men’s box: Women’s Maxing & RelaxingWomen’s Recline & Unwind, and Men’s Moving & Grooming. Learn more about each box here!

This is a review of the Men’s Moving & Grooming box which is $14.99. FYI – this box is now sold out.

My Subscription Addiction paid for this box. (Check out the review process post to learn more about how we review boxes).

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About Target Black History Month Beauty Boxes

The Box: Target Beauty Box – Men’s Moving & Grooming

The Cost: $14.99

The Products:

  • SheaMoisture 4-in-1 Bourbon Commodore All-Over Wash
  • SheaMoisture Maracuja Oil & Shea Butter Beard Wash
  • SheaMoisture Maracuja & Shea Oils Beard Conditioning Oil
  • Uncle Jimmy’s Beard Softener Conditioning Balm

Target Beauty Box – Men’s Moving & Grooming Review

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This Black History Month exclusive box features 4 men’s grooming products perfect for taking your beard game to the next level. The back of the info card provides a short description of each item and little tips for making the best use of the products.

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My husband, a Master Barber, teamed up with me on this review. Let’s check out the grooming products included in this box!

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SheaMoisture 4-in-1 Bourbon Commodore All-Over Wash, 2 fl oz. – Estimate Value $1.67 (Buy full-size 10.3 oz for $8.59)

Made with natural and organic ingredients, this 4-in-1 wash can be used as a shampoo, conditioner, cleanser, and moisturizer for hair and body. The shea butter and bay laurel in this wash will leave you looking good and smelling great.

This was the first product my husband tried and he wasn’t too impressed. He used it to shampoo his hair and felt like the product was too thin and runny. He ended up using most of the sample just to get a good lather going. For coarse hair, this product needs to be thicker. It did leave his hair clean and smelling good. He’s just concerned at the amount of product he’d need to use each time and felt he’d only get 3 or 4 washes out of a full-sized bottle. His current shampoo lasts much longer and is cheaper.

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SheaMoisture Maracuja Oil & Shea Butter Beard Wash, FULL SIZE! – Retail Value $8.99

Made with maracuja oil and shea butter, this wash gives your beard a deep clean without drying out your facial hair and skin. This wash will leave your beard looking meticulously groomed.

This product, he loved! Unlike the 4-in-1 wash, this product is thick and a little went a long way. He was super impressed at how great it smelled. Often times, men’s products have an overpowering and sometimes unpleasant scent but that wasn’t the case with this wash. It left his beard clean, moisturized and it felt and looked softer. Not only did he love it, but he also said that this is a product he’d recommend to his clients.

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SheaMoisture Maracuja & Shea Oils Beard Conditioning Oil, FULL SIZE! – Retail Value $8.29

The perfect follow-up to the beard wash, apply this maracuja oil and shea butter conditioning oil to your beard to restore moisture and leave your beard soft and conditioned.

We’re on the fence about this product. It smells great, just like the beard wash but, he’s hesitant about using oil on his face. Black men, due to their often course and coily facial hair, have to actively work to prevent bumps from irritating ingrown hairs. He worries that added oils can exacerbate the situation. However, high-quality oils shouldn’t have this effect so he’s willing to give it a try over time. He also suggests only using a little. No man wants his beard looking too shiny!

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Uncle Jimmy’s Beard Softener Conditioning Balm, FULL SIZE! – Retail Value $9.89

Use this beard balm to moisturize dry and brittle beards. Made with black seed, honey, and essentials oils, this beard balm will leave your beard soft, fuller and more manageable.

This is another winner! He really liked this product. This balm left his beard so soft and moisturized. I thought it made his beard look great and more tamed. His only complaint is that it made his grays shiner. This is another product that he intends to continue using.

Verdict: My husband enjoyed trying the products in this box! With this being a Black History Month exclusive box, I love that the box includes clean products from black beauty brands. The beard wash and conditioning balms were his favorite products, while he was a bit on the fence about the beard oil and not too impressed with the 4-in-1 wash. He enjoyed partnering with me on this review and is happy to have found at least two new products to use and recommend to his clients.

This Target Beauty Box cost $14.99 and has an estimated retail value of $28.84. That is almost a 50% savings and a good value on its own and compared to other Target beauty boxes. Most Target beauty boxes cost $7 but I have seen other exclusive Target beauty boxes sold for $14.99. For the exclusive boxes, I expect to receive mostly full-size and high-quality items and I expect the box to be a great value. Of the three Black History Month exclusive boxes, this box was the closest to hit the mark with the highest retail value and the most product.

To Wrap Up:

Can I get this box if I sign up today? No, this box is currently sold out.

Value Breakdown: At $14.99 for this box, here’s what you are paying approximately per item:

  • SheaMoisture 4-in-1 Bourbon Commodore All-Over Wash – $0.87
  • SheaMoisture Maracuja Oil & Shea Butter Beard Wash – $4.67
  • SheaMoisture Maracuja & Shea Oils Beard Conditioning Oil – $4.31
  • Uncle Jimmy’s Beard Softener Conditioning Balm – $5.14

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Written by Shatae Hutchinson

Shatae Hutchinson

Hi, I’m Shatae; pronounced shhh-tay! I work in IT Healthcare, I’m married to my high school sweetheart and we have 2 cool kids. I am obsessed with black culture, lifestyle, travel and art made by and featuring women of color. I also love trendy plus-size fashion and accessories, eclectic and bohemian home décor and all things self-care, mental health and fitness. My favorite box is Izzy & Liv’s Brown Sugar Box; a monthly box offering tees, accessories and lifestyle products designed for black women. I also subscribe to TheSelfCareBox, FabFitFun, CauseBox and Merkaela. Being a wife and full-time working mom, subscription boxes are one of the few things that are just for me! They are fun, convenient, reasonably priced and full of surprises.

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6 Comments

  1. Ooh, I like that you got your hubby to review AND the fact that he’s a barber makes his endorsement even better! I’m always looking for good beard care products for my dude, this is fantastic…you should definitely get him to review more men’s grooming products, I’d love to see his verdict on a lot of Birchbox men’s stuff!

    • Cat – it was so fun having him join me and super funny too! When I told him about this box, he was like “great”, but didn’t realize it’s more than just trying the products. I asked him so many questions like: “how did it smell”, “how does your skin feel” and “did you have to use a little or a lot of the product”. By the third product he had it down. I’ll see if he’d be interesting and reviewing more boxes with me!

  2. I really enjoyed hearing a male review and one from a man of color. 👍

    • Right – it’s not everyday! 🙂

  3. I bought this for my 20 year old son and he loved it!

    • Of all the Black History Month exclusive boxes, this one was the best in our opinion.

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