Follain Clean Essentials Kit Review
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The Box: Clean Essentials Kit
The Cost: $25 ($47 value)
The Products: Cleanse, tone, and hydrate with this reliable routine of non-toxic best sellers.
Shipping: Free with purchases over $50, otherwise it is $7.50
Follain Clean Essentials Kit Review
This kit came with a small info card explaining the steps of using these items in a routine.
Follain Go Clean Pouch – Retail Value $22
And everything came packaged up in the signature canvas pouch. To be honest, the price this pouch retails for blows my mind- but maybe it will have that value to you? I consider it as more of a bonus.
OSEA Ocean Cleanser, 0.60 oz – Estimated Value $10.80 (buy the 1 oz version for $18)
The full-size version of this cleanser is coming in the Spring PopSugar Must Have box, so I was stoked to be trying out this mini before opening up the full-size. I also really appreciate that, even though this is a sample, it comes in the same beautiful frosted glass packaging. This cleanser is antioxidant-rich thanks to the algae extract, and it also has jojoba seed and sesame seed oil. The description said this was good for all skin types, but I found it to be a bit too much for my dehydrated skin- it didn’t leave my feeling too tight, but I prefer my cleansers to be a bit more gentle. I definitely think this cleanser will be a winner for the majority of people who try it, however.
Indie Lee CoQ-10 Toner, 0.34 oz – Estimated Value $3.40 (buy the 1 oz version for $10)
Another gorgeous frosted glass packaging! Indie Lee has been having a moment on Instagram, with almost all of the reviews being of the glowing variety- especially for this toner. The star ingredient, Coenzyme Q10, is third on the list (behind water and aloe, so I am loving this already), and it is designed to help boost collagen production and fight free radicals. This also has hyaluronic acid, chamomile, sage, and cucumber extract. Honestly, the only thing I didn’t like about this toner is that the nozzle sprayed the toner in a very targeted stream rather than a mist, so spraying it directly on my face didn’t really work. I love that this is alcohol-free and non-drying, and I can see why it is so popular.
Ursa Major Golden Hour Recovery Cream, 0.23 oz – Estimated Value $6.49 (buy the full-size version for $48)
This cream is made with meadowfoam seed oil, neroli, and calendula extract to soothe skin and provide rich hydration. As a side note, did anyone else not know that calendula and marigolds are the same flowers? I loved how nourishing this felt- it immediately sank into my skin without leaving me feeling greasy or heavy. As a bonus, the first ingredient on this cream is aloe leaf juice!
Ursa Major 4 in 1 Essential Face Wipe, 1 wipe – Estimated Value $1.20 (buy a bag of 20 for $24)
I think we received this wipe as a bonus! I have used these before an am always happy to have more- they are perfect for wiping your face after the gym when you want to feel refreshed and can’t immediately shower. I even took these with me in my hospital bag last year before I had surgery, and these were a godsend.
Follain Refillable Soap in Lemongrass, 1 oz – Retail Value $7
If you’re like me and love the scent of lemongrass, you need this soap. It is made with coconut oil, jojoba oil, olive oil, and aloe vera, and it is a gentle clean that leaves your skin smelling just like fresh lemongrass. Follain says this can even be used to wash dishes, but I like it has a hand soap and that’s how I will use it.
The Verdict: I really liked the assortment of clean beauty products in this bag – everything was packaged beautifully and felt luxurious to use. I definitely think, however, that you should be really wanting to try this kit or you should buy it with some other products or kits to get free shipping. Paying $32.50 total for this feels a bit steep, especially considering that a large chunk of the $50.89 value comes from the bag this kit was packaged in. The value for everything is $50.89 ($29.89 not including the bag). As I said, I liked these products and the quality of the packaging, but this kit definitely won’t be for everyone.
The Wrap Up:
Can you get this box if you sign up today? Yes, as of publication, this kit is still available.
Value Breakdown: This kit cost $32.50 ($25 + $7.50 shipping), and I calculated a total value of $50.89. That means you are paying approximately the following per item:
- Follain Bag: $14.05
- OSEA: $6.90
- Indie Lee: $2.17
- Ursa Major Cream: $4.14
- Ursa Major Wipe: $0.76
- Follain Soap: $4.47
What do you think of the Follain Clean Essentials Kit? Are you going to grab one?