Oui Please Subscription Box Review + Coupon – Vol 4.2
Oui Please is a subscription box that brings you the best of France every other month. In every box, you can expect a mix of beauty, jewelry, fashion, home, and food items.
Important to know – not all boxes are the same. This is a subscription that sends variations out. Subscribers are able to select their customization through a link that is emailed.
This box was sent to us at no cost for review. (Check out the review process post to learn more about how we review boxes.)
About Oui Please
The Subscription Box: Oui Please
The Cost: $150 per box (ships every other month)
The Products: An assortment of full-sized French products in beauty, fashion, jewelry, home, and food categories.
Ships to: US
Oui Please Volume 4.2 Review
Little Market Farmers Market Bag, Large – Retail Value $16
The Little Market is a registered 501c3 charitable organization that focuses on empowering women around the world by giving them jobs that aloe them to grow their financial independence and leadership. This 12″ x 12″ tote was actually made in Bangladesh with local materials by women in rural areas. I definitely think this bag has a French theme, but I am not sure how it fits in the claim of this box having “100% French-made products.” I am happy to support a charitable organization that empowers women, but I do think it was interesting that while this has a French theme, it wasn’t made in France. Either way, though, I think the bag is perfect for carrying fresh produce and bread when I go to the local farmer’s market!
Maison Close Belle de Jour Seamless Culotte Panty – Retail Value $39
Maison Close’s motto is “dressing up nudity,” and this French brand has been expanding its high-end lingerie since opening in 2006. This sheer black mesh panty is definitely the fanciest pair of underwear I have ever owned, and I am loving it. I put this on for the first time on International Women’s Day, and I definitely think this is how all women should celebrate that day going forward. This panty is cut from a single piece of sheer black mesh, and it is seamless. The quality is definitely there, and I am happy to have such a luxurious piece from a subscription box rather than having to pay full price.
Atelier Paulin Customized 14k Gold Letter Bracelet – Listed Value $70
This was a capsule collection created just for Oui Please, and it features a 14k yellow gold letter on a black silk and lurex ribbon. I appreciate the quality of the letter on the ribbon, however, this doesn’t feel like a bracelet – there is no clasp or closure other than the ribbon being tied in a knot, so it feels more like a charm that should be placed on a different setting. I wasn’t sure how to value this, either; you can buy a full name on this same ribbon setting for $155 here.
Pricy, luxe, French skincare for the win! This thin and lightweight day cream is a serum/moisturizer hybrid and I was happy with how quickly this absorbed into my skin. I love the glass packaging this comes in, and I was really impressed with the ingredients list- the first ingredient is rose water!
Canasuc Rouge L’Accroche Coeur – Retail Value $11.53 (€10,20)
I love tea, and these heart-shaped sugar molds are the perfect accent to a good cup. There were a few sugar crumbs in my box, but all of these hand-crafted hearts arrived safely from France where they were made. I love the touch of whimsy one of these hearts adds to a cup of tea.
Soumkine Notebook No. 7 – Retail Value $6.78 (€6)
This notebook is actually a small universal planner! The pages are lightly gridded to allow you complete customization for your journaling or scheduling needs. This style would probably work perfectly for those who use a bullet journal, but it is going to work just as well for me and my grocery list! I love that this paper is fountain-pen friendly so the ink shouldn’t bleed through, and the florist on the front cover is charming.
Anne Semonin Gentle Mistletoe Shampoo, 200 mL – Retail Value $31.65 (€28.00)
Anne Semonin Botanical Conditioner, 200 mL – Retail Value $31.65 (€28.00)
I LOVE that we got a full-size shampoo and conditioner pairing! The shampoo is made with extracts of mistletoe, fennel fruit, yarrow, and chamomile to provide a deep cleanse while soothing a sensitive scalp. The shampoo provided a bit too much of a cleanse for my curly hair (probably because the second ingredient is SLS), but I enjoyed the light botanical scent and how my scalp felt. The conditioner was a real winner, though. It has the same botanical extracts as the shampoo, and this left my hair feeling silky smooth.
The Verdict: This was my first experience with Oui Please, and I really loved it! Every single item was high-quality, and I loved the charm of France that was evident throughout the box. Value-wise, this box promises a value of at least $300 in every box, and by my math, this box had a total value of $308.61. If you love the French aesthetic, I highly recommend using the HIVER30 coupon to save 30%. There is a big difference between paying $150 and $105 for this box, and I think the cost you pay will play a role in your happiness in the value.
To Wrap Up:
Value Breakdown: This box cost $150 with free shipping and I calculated a total value of $308.61. That means you are paying approximately the following per item (less if you signed up with a coupon!).
- Little Market Bag: $7.78
- Maison Close Culotte: $18.95
- Atelier Paulin Letter: $34.02
- Lavie Day Cream: $49.58
- Canasuc Sugar: $5.60
- Soumkine Notebook: $3.29
- Anne Semonin Shampoo: $15.38
- Anne Semonin Conditioner: $15.38
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