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17 Beauty + Lifestyle Boxes We Reviewed For The First Time in February!

Megan K.
ByMegan K.Mar 17, 2019 | 10 comments

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Every month, we review our favorite subscription boxes, but we also love to try new boxes! Here's a look at boxes new to us in February:

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1. North River Co. Jewelry

About this box: North River Co. is a monthly jewelry and lifestyle subscription for women. Each month you’ll receive a piece of handmade silver jewelry, a gemstone soap, a nebula soy candle, a gemstone surprise bag and traditional maple candy from Quebec’s sugar bush.

The Cost: $40 a month + free shipping

Read our first review to learn more!

Kinder Beauty January 2019 - All Content In Box Front

2. Kinder Beauty Box

About this box: Kinder Beauty Box is a box dedicated to delivering 100% vegan and cruelty-free products straight to your door each month. It is compassionately curated by Evanna Lynch and Daniella Monet, two animal lovers who also advocate for healthier beauty choices. Every detail of this subscription is eco-conscious from its 100% recyclable and biodegradable box to the eco-friendly soy-based ink used on its packaging.

The Cost: $24.00 a month + free US shipping. Save with 3 and 12-month subscriptions.

Coupon: Use code MSA_KINDER to get a free bonus item with your first box!

Read our first review to learn more!

Sweet Satisfaction January 2019 - All Products Front

3. Sweet Satisfaction

About this box: Sweet Satisfaction is a monthly food subscription box that delivers locally sourced sweet treats, such as toffees and caramels, that are gluten and dairy free!

The Cost: $34.95/mo + free shipping

Coupon: Use code SAVEFIVE for $5 off your first box!

Read our first review to learn more!

SoKawaii January 2019 - Box All

4. SoKawaii

About this box: SoKawaii is the latest Japanese kawaii subscription box! It’s a monthly subscription revolving around all things cute, adorable, and kawaii~ expect to see authentic Japanese plushies, stationery items, and more.

The Cost: $35.00/mo (save with longer subscriptions)

Coupon: Use code MSA3OFF to save $3 off your first box!

Read our first review to learn more! 

Peet's Coffee February 2019 inside box

5. Peet's Coffee Explorer Series

About this box: Peet’s Coffee Explorer Series is a monthly subscription box that sends a different limited release coffee roast. Each of these limited release coffees is made from single-origin beans and are roasted to order, ground (or not) to your preference, and shipped within 24 hours.

The Cost: $18 for one pound/month, $35 for two pounds/month, or $49 for three pounds/month. Free ground shipping.

Read our first review to learn more! 

Knit-Wise Yarn Subscription Box Review - January 2019 - Open Box

6. Knit-Wise

About this box: Knit-Wise is a monthly yarn subscription box that sends everything you need to complete one small project each month. They have options for knitting and for crocheting, and you can choose your skill level for the knit boxes (beginner or intermediate/advanced). All of the boxes are the same price!

The Cost: $35.00/mo (save with longer subscriptions)

Coupon: Use code POPTHEYARN to save 10% off your first box!

Read our first review to learn more! 

Cult Pop Box January 2019- Insert Contents

7. Cult Pop Box

About this box: Cult Pop Box is a brand new subscription celebrating some of our favorite 80’s and 90’s cult classic movies.

The Cost: $60 + $12 shipping

Read our first review to learn more! 

8. Unplugged Book Box

About this box: Unplugged Book Box is a seasonally inspired and self-care focused monthly subscription book box. Unplugged Book Box wants you to unplug and recharge with books and goodies that help you focus on you and live in the moment.

The Cost: $34.99 + shipping

Coupon: Use code MSAUNPLUG10 to save 10% off any YA subscription plan!

Read our first review to learn more! 

9. Waldo

About this box: Waldo is a contact lens subscription for affordable, high-quality daily contact lenses that you can tailor to meet your needs. They offer an Easy quarterly plan or a Flexi plan with options for deliveries every 4, 6 or 8 weeks for $18 per box + free shipping.

The Cost: $18 per box (making it $36 for both eyes) + free shipping

Coupon: Get 10 free pairs for just $2.95 shipping! No coupon required, just use this link!

Read our first review to learn more! 

Also, here are one-time boxes we reviewed in February that are still available for purchase:

Flamingo February 2019 - All Products

10. Flamingo Shave Set for Women

About this box: Flamingo the women’s shaving counterpart from razor subscription, Harry’s. Flamingo is not a subscription but is the female-marketed equivalent of shaving subscription Harry’s. In additional to being online, they can be found at brick-and-mortar retailers as well.

The Cost: $16.00

Read our review to learn more! 

BirchboxMan The Start To Finish Skincare Kit Review January 2019 - All Goodies Group Shot

11. Birchbox Man: The Start to Finish Skincare Kit

About this box: This Birchbox Kit has everything you need to ensure smooth, healthy skin.

The Cost: $32.00

Check our Birchbox Coupon List to get the most up-to-date coupon!

Read our review to learn more!

Birchbox The Detangling Kit 2.0 January 2019 - All Products Group Shot Top

12. Birchbox The Detangling Kit 2.0

About this box: The Birchbox The Detangling Kit 2.0 has tools to target tangles and help your hair stay smooth and strong!

The Cost: $25 + $5 shipping 

Check our Birchbox Coupon List to get the most up-to-date coupon!

Read our review to learn more!

Sephora Favorites Give Me Some Shine - All Content Pouch Front

13. Sephora Favorites: Give Me Some Shine Lip Set

About this box: The Sephora Favorites: Give Me Some Shine Lip Set contains six lip products that leave a high shine finish.

The Cost: $28

Coupon: Pick your free gift COUPON from this page.

Read our review to learn more!

Birchbox The Date Night Made Easy February 2019 - Box 2

14. The Birchbox Date Night Made Easy Kit

About this box: The Birchbox Date Night Made Easy Kit has all the products for an easy and gorgeous date night look!

The Cost: $32 + $5 shipping ($85 value)

Check our Birchbox Coupon List to get the most up-to-date coupon!

Read our review to learn more!

Sephora Favorites Skincare February 2019 - All Contents Front

15. Sephora Crush-Worthy Skincare Kit

About this box: The Sephora Crush-Worthy Skincare Kit is a curated assortment inspired by or formulated with roses.

The Cost: $38

Coupon: Pick your free gift COUPON from this page.

Read our review to learn more!

Birchbox The Skincare Multitaskers Kit February 2019 - Box 2

16. Birchbox The Skincare Multitaskers Kit

About this box: The Skincare Multitaskers Kit contains heavy-hitters you can add to your skincare routine to brighten up dull and tired skin.

The Cost: $19 + $5 shipping 

Check our Birchbox Coupon List to get the most up-to-date coupon!

Read our review to learn more!

FeelUnique The Vegan Beauty Edit Review February 2019 - Box Open Top

17. The FeelUnique Vegan Beauty Edit

About this box: The FeelUnique Vegan Beauty Edit contains a handpicked assortment of the best cruelty-free beauty.

The Cost: $46.55 + Free Shipping

Read our review to learn more!

What boxes would you like us to start reviewing? Tell us in the comments!

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Megan K.
Megan K.
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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10 comments

Mee

I’d love to see Jimmy Beans knitting subscription reviewed! It seems to me that they’re something slightly different with their box in that it’s a 3 month KAL for the first group this year. I haven’t seen what they’re going to move on to in April.

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Vanessa

The Skin Care Subscription Box by Hanna Herbals on Etsy. She’s also on CrateJoy, but Etsy is ten dollars cheaper.

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Tat

Does anyone recommend a planner sub box? The boxes I find here are out of business or more geared to cards.

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Vanessa

I’m not a planner person, but I know there are tons of planner subscription boxes on Etsy. There are usually plenty of pictures and reviews so you can see if it’s something you might like. As for MSA boxes, have you tried Boho Berry?

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Cathy Lacey

Oceanista if not reviewed before…

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Melissa

Please, please, please! Look into “Gifts from the Universe” monthly subscription box. I would love to see it reviewed and also added to the swap site.

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Maria

That sounds intriguing! I tried looking that up and couldn’t find it, although I did find similar-sounding boxes. Is that the exact name?

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Beth

I googled that box name and also had a really hard time finding anything. But it turns out the url is just the name, giftsfromtheuniverse (dot) com.

I assumed it had to do with crystals given its appearance in the comments for this box, but unfortunately (for me) no. Here’s what their FAQ says

“What is a “Gifts from the Universe” box?
“Each Gifts from the Universe box contains 3 carefully chosen items, customized with messages of empowerment, life’s beauty, and the infinite possibilities that exist for your growth and happiness. These items may include, but aren’t limited to: coffee mugs, candles, journals, essential oil bath bombs, and the like. Inside each box there is also a specially chosen Note from the Universe printed on cardstock, suitable for framing or gifting.”

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