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FabFitFun Summer 2019 Review + $10 Coupon

Liz Cadman
ByLiz CadmanJun 7, 2019 | 222 comments

3.6 overall rating
1080 Ratings | 221 Reviews

The FabFitFun Box is a quarterly subscription from Each season they send you a box of $200+ worth items in categories like beauty, fashion, and fitness.

It’s a favorite of MSA readers, too – it was voted the Best Women’s Subscription Box in 2019!

Each season, FabFitFun features a different design for their box – and they are always so pretty!

This box was sent to us for review purposes. (Check out the review process post to learn more about how we review boxes).

The Subscription Box: FabFitFun Box

The Cost: $49.99 a box sent every quarter

COUPON – Save $10 Off Your First Box with coupon code MSA10

The Products: The hottest seasonal items (worth at least $200) selected by the FabFitFun team

Ships to: US and Canada

Check out all of my FabFitFun VIP Box reviews and the Women’s Subscription Box Directory!

FabFitFun sends out a mini mag in each box. It details the items included and also provides background on some of the featured makers and designers. You’ll also find exclusive coupons for the brands featured in the box.

Now, time for the items! For the formatting of this review, I’m going to show you EVERY item FabFitFun featured this season. I’ll show you the item I picked first, then all the other options. (If you aren’t familiar, FabFitFun lets subscribers pick several of their items each season – this customization is one of the best parts of this subscription in my opinion!)

First choice item:

(All subscribers get to pick their item.)

My Pick:

Sol de Janeiro Brazilian Bum Bum Cream & Brazilian 4 Play Moisturizing Shower Cream-Gel Set – Total Retail Value $45

This is the item I picked for this round. I love the sweet Pistachio and Salted Caramel scent of the Bum Bum cream (it’s super moisturizing and fast-absorbing, too), and I hadn’t tried the shower gel yet, so this option was made for me. The shower gel has the same addicting scent, and it’s creamy and moisturizing. The scent from the shower gel lingered throughout the day, but it’s not as strong as the Bum Bum cream scent.

And self-tanner + Bum Bum cream = the best my legs are going to look, so I’m happy to have a new jar for summer!

Other options:

Sutra Professional Marble Mini Travel Blow Dryer – Retail Value $60

This hair dryer has 2 speed/heat options, a diffuser nozzle, a concentrator nozzle, and a 1000W motor. It’s super lightweight and mini, so it won’t take up much space or add much weight to your suitcase. And the marble finish is super chic, too.

Vix Paula Hermany Lotus Towel – Retail Value $50

This beach towel is 100% polyester and measures about 59 inches across. It’s lightweight, so should be good to throw in your beach bag/suitcase. And an MSA reader suggesting using it for outdoor concerts – such a good idea!

Spiritual Gangster Robe Jacket – $60 Retail Value

This robe jacket is lightweight, so it works well as an actual robe for Summer, as a swimsuit cover-up, or a jacket. It has a collar that detaches at the torso to work as a wrap belt if you want to tie the wrap closed, too. The fabric is 100% Rayon. Machine Wash Cold, Line Dry.

I’m impressed with the quality of the construction, and I’m someone who always is cold even in Summer weather, so this is a great alternative to the typical cardigan or jean jacket I wear.

Second choice item:

(All subscribers get to pick their item.)

My Pick:

West Elm Indigo Tie Dye Bowls (Set of 3) – Retail Value $39

I LOVE getting home items in subscription boxes, and West Elm is one of my favorite home brands, so this was a no-brainer pick for me! These nesting bowls are ceramic with a glaze finish, and the best part? They are dishwasher and microwave safe!

Here are the measurements for each bowl:

Small: 3.5″diam. x 2″h; 3 fluid oz.

Medium: 4.4″diam. x 2.5″h; 5 fluid oz.

Large: 5″diam. x 3″h; 8 fluid oz.

Other options:

111Skin Rose Gold Brightening Facial Treatment Mask (Set of 5) – Retail Value $160

111Skin is a luxe skincare brand that I’ve sampled before thanks to subscription boxes, and my skin loves it. This mask is designed to brighten, soothe, and hydrate skin. You wear it for 20 minutes, then remove and let any excess product absorb.

When I first put on the mask, I noticed there was plenty of excess serum still in the package, so I applied that to my neck, hands, etc – at $32 a mask, I’m not letting a drop go to waste! True to the claim, the mask was super hydrating, and I applied my foundation after and felt like my skin was glowing the entire day. The only thing I didn’t love was the rose scent (that’s just a personal preference). The best part? I don’t think my skin has ever felt this soft before.

Summer & Rose Navy Diamond Tote – Retail Value $50

This tote is lined and includes one open pocket and a snap closure. The fabric is 100% cotton printed canvas with robe handles – very beachy! Plus the canvas fabric + the flat base makes this bag pretty sturdy – it can stand up on its own when you are packing it full of beach/pool items!

XO, Sienna Black Felt Letter Board – Retail Value $35

I thought this was a fun inclusion (and I was impressed with the quality of the construction, too.) In addition to standard letters and numbers, this kit comes with emojis, too! And the pine frame has a hanging mount on the back.

Third choice item:

(All subscribers get to pick their item.)

My Pick:

Odeme What A Pair Set of 2 Silicone Wine Glasses – Retail Value $25

I picked these because I love the pale pink color and the fact that these are dishwasher safe! The bag is great, too. They are perfect for adding to a beach bag, picnic basket, anywhere else where you can’t bring a wine glass. (And while they hold their shape well, you can squeeze them if you need to pack them into the smallest of bags!)

Other Options:

Jennifer Zeuner Star Double Necklace – Retail Value $50

Delicate gold jewelry is my favorite kind of jewelry, so I’ve already worn this piece a few times! It’s stainless steel plated in yellow gold. (I’m wearing it here in the shortest setting.)

Burn 60 Resistance Bands – Retail Value $34

This set includes 3 different resistance bands. (The Medium band is a loop.) And FabFitFun also produced 6 workout videos that feature these bands on FabFitFun TV. (If you’re a subscriber, you get free access to FabFitFun TV!)

Fourth choice item:

(Annual subscribers get to pick their item. Seasonal subscribers will be surprised.)

My Pick:

Living Proof No Frizz Nourishing Styling Cream – Retail Value $28

If Living Proof is an option, I’m probably going to pick it every single time. This is my all-time favorite hair-care brand. It’s ingredient conscious, the formulas work really well, and I love every single scent they make.

This styling cream is great for adding softness/removing frizz without weighing down my hair. And again, I’m obsessed with the scent. Even if this product didn’t do anything for my hair, I’d still use it as hair perfume!

Other Options:

Eyeko Eye Do Liquid Eyeliner – Retail Value $22

I’ve sampled this eyeliner several times over the years thanks to subscription boxes, and the felt tip marker makes it super easy to apply a straight line. The pigment is excellent, too – it’s a solid eyeliner.

Mystery Item 

(If you received the mystery item, let us know what you got!)

Fifth choice item:

(Annual subscribers get to pick their item. Seasonal subscribers will be surprised.)

My Pick:

Coola Organic SPF 30 Makeup Setting Spray – Retail Value $36

I really love COOLA sunscreen (they have ingredient-conscious formulas, and their scented sunscreens smell like delicious tropical cocktails), so I had to go with this setting spray. It gets mixed reviews on Sephora, but it works so well for me. Getting extra SPF + a setting spray in one is great, and I love this for light makeup days, too – it’s so easy to apply. (Just make sure your eyes are fully shut and don’t breathe in when spraying.)

In addition to setting your makeup, and giving you SPF 30, it also provides a matte finish. The mattifying effect didn’t last all day with me, but it definitely reduced shine, and this is the type of product I expect to reapply a few times throughout the day, too.

Other Options:

Doctor Rogers Restore Healing Balm – Retail Value $30

This is a small tube, but it’s a very rich ointment so a little goes a long way. It’s an all-natural, unscented multi-purpose balm that can be used for lips, cuticles, cuts, burns, sensitive skin, severly dry skin, post-procedure skin, etc. It’s on par with other balms/ointments I’ve used in the past, and a great beauty toolkit item.

Intelligent Nutrients Refining Micro Polish – Retail Value $57

This brand is new to me, and it’s another ingredient-conscious find! The microbeads are plant-based, so they are good for your skin and for the ocean. (Micro jojoba beads also don’t create the micro tears in skin that harsh or artificial exfoliants can cause.)

The formula is creamy and gentle enough to use every day, too. I don’t usually think of the word “nourishing” when it comes to face cleansers, but it immediately comes to mind with this micro polish. (And that feeling plus the scent gives me luxe spa vibes!)

Now that we’ve gone through all the choice options, here are the items all subscribers will receive:

Invisibobble Original Duo Pack – Retail Value $16

(All subscribers get this item.)

I’ve tried a lot of different hair ties over the years thanks to subscription boxes, and the Invisibobble design is my favorite. It’s the only hair tie that doesn’t budge at all for the entire day. (I usually have to redo a bun or ponytail a few times a day to keep it looking right, but with Invisibobble, my hair stays perfectly in place.)

And the spiral design leaves my hair virtually creaseless, too.

Whish Exfoliating Foot Mask – Retail Value $32

(All subscribers get this item.)

When I saw “exfoliating” I assumed this was a foot scrub product I’d be using in the shower, but this isn’t a scrub – it’s a formula you use on dry feet:

Use ideally at bedtime. Apply liberally to the desired area and let dry. Go to bed and awake with softer feet. Rinse after 8 – 12 hours.

I followed the instructions and found that my feet didn’t completely dry immediately and felt a little tacky, so I put on some socks to help. Then when I woke up, I rinsed off my feet (I couldn’t feel any product on my feet at this point), but I did notice that my feet were softer! This difference was not Baby Foot softer, but it was noticeable, and Baby Foot is more of a process, so I really like this mask as a weekly foot treatment. (And it’s ingredient conscious!)

Grace & Stella Rose Facial Spray – Retail Value $25.95

(All subscribers get this item.)

Another ingredient conscious item! This spray mister is fine enough that you can use it over makeup. It’s a nice hydrating boost throughout the day, and the size is great (over 8 ounces) so it should last me the whole summer. The only con for me is that I don’t love rose scents, but it fades almost instantly, so not a deal-breaker!

Generation Clay Brightening Purple Clay Mask – Retail Value $39

(All subscribers get this item.)

This mask is designed to brighten skin, deep clean and purge skin of impurities, fight acne-causing bacteria, and soothe skin and reduce redness!

You apply a layer to clean skin, then let it dry for about 10 minutes before you remove with water. It tightens while it dries, too. (If you are like me, and love when you get a signal from a beauty product that it is “working” then you will love how much this tightens!)

After removing, I could immediately tell a difference in my skin – it felt softer and smoother. And of course, all that tightening clay took care of oiliness, too!

Verdict: This box has a value of $269.95-$467.95 depending on which items you pick! I think that’s amazing for $49.99! And it works out to just $5.55 an item. No surprise, I loved this box. So many brands I love, and being able to pick so many items is such a great perk. (I could see if you don’t want lots of beauty products, this box might not be perfect for you, though.)

To Wrap Up:

Can you still get this box if you sign up today? As of today, 6/7, yes! (You’ll be able to make your product selections after you sign up.)

CouponUse coupon code MSA10 to get this box for only $39.99!

What do you think of Summer FabFitFun box? Which items did you pick?

FabFitFun is a seasonal lifestyle subscription that sends subscribers 8-10 items every season worth over $200. Boxes include amazing products that are trend-savvy ranging from full-size skincare and beauty products, to wellness products, to accessories, to decor and more every season. While some ite... read more.
Liz Cadman
Liz Cadman
Liz is the founder of My Subscription Addiction. She's been hooked on subscription boxes since 2011 thanks to Birchbox, and she now subscribes to over 100 boxes. Her favorites include POPSUGAR Must Have, FabFitFun, and any box that features natural beauty products!

Liz Cadman
Liz Cadman
Liz is the founder of My Subscription Addiction. She's been hooked on subscription boxes since 2011 thanks to Birchbox, and she now subscribes to over 100 boxes. Her favorites include POPSUGAR Must Have, FabFitFun, and any box that features natural beauty products!
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C Parsons

My Mystery Item was the Patchology AQUAFLASH DAILY GEL MOISTURIZER

David Battersby

LOVED this box! I’m in the uk and I love that I could prepay vat to avoid post office charges ♡♡♡ I was sad about my mystery item, I got a primer after I put in my survey that I really don’t like makeup. I ended up gifting that to my drag king sister who needs a ton of primer, and the foot masks to my mum. I also sold the rose spray and invisibobbles on Ebay for a combined total of £12.98 (not including shipping) so that brought the cost of my box including shipping and tax down from £50 to £37. Really chuffed with the value!


For the mystery item I got Marula hand cream and it smells HORRIBLE. Way to strong and it’s not even a nice scent at all. I guess it’s a floral scent maybe? I had to wash it off right away! 👎🏼


Got my box today, and it came with the kimono. You mentioned that the collar is detachable, but I don’t see that on mine. The collar becomes the tie belt which hits me right below my chest, so I can’t really use it as a robe and not really sure how I would wear this other than maybe a bathing suit cover up. If I wanted to wear it as an open jacked the tie belt just hangs down and looks odd. Am I missing something?


So I thought the same thing and so did someone on another board after reading this review. It was just worded poorly. Nothing is detachable which would mean it literally comes off. It was an odd word choice. Maybe she meant it is partially detached? Anyway nothing comes off, it is simply not attached all the way down and the part that is not fully attached can be used as a tie/belt. But that part is ALWAYS that way not “detachable”. On other forums people have specifically cleared up the confusion caused by this review. Hope that helps.


Worst box ever. Not fair that people who pay quarterly instead of annual get leftovers. Cancelled subscription tonight. Disappointed Iin what i get


the only thing I care about in the magazine is the picture of the French Bulldog. Lol!


I wish that we still had a forum where we could discuss boxes and items and all that good stuff. 🙁 Anyway, I used one of the 111Skin masks a couple nights ago. I didn’t really like the way it felt in my hands, and little pieces of it were ripping off as I tried to adjust it. As I sat there relaxing with it on, I thought, “What am I doing? I could go get a facial for $75 and this mask is $32 and how could I possibly think that this mask is going to give that much benefit?” Well, lo and behold, the next day my skin was super soft and hydrated! So I do think the product works well (still not the same as a facial, obviously), even if it was a little messy to work with.


Omg same! I wanted to hate it. I wanted to be able to say see there is no way this any better than ones 1/5 of the price. But darn it. It is! I used it alone and it was noticeably more hydrated but when I used it after my pmd from this box as well and my face was as good if not better than any facial I’ve paid for. Highly recommend both products.


I am one of the 856 Annuals who had their orders misplaced it is 6/24 and shipping states date pending. I was informed that I will not be getting the 5 items I wanted most b/c they are now OOS. New subs got the same items a month ago b/c they fulfilled their orders with items that should have been in our boxes. I had 2 tracking notifications for 6/20 and 6/24– each yielded No box. As of tommorow, they are shutting down the warehouse and NO orders will ship until July 9th. I will probably get my box sometime in the next week. They are in violation of the FTC’s 30-day rule which states the item has to be in the hand of the carrier physically. Instead, they created shady labels for boxes that never left the warehouse and left subs wondering where their boxes are. Needless to say many are angry. It’s a great subscription if you are new or seasonal/ but for annuals, it’s been terrible since spring. They have saturated the media with gifts and offers. but forgot about there annuals and can not keep up with their growth


I just checked and my replacement box is scheduled for delivery on Friday…


As a new subscriber, I’m sorry. I truly am. I was going to sign up in December but didn’t finish setting up my account. So when I saw the spring box for $10 + Mystery Bundle worth $125, I went for it. But I could not use the code because I had an existing account set up and those promos are for new subscribers. I did argue the fact that I am a new subscriber, I have never received a box or placed an order. CSR was rude and wrote back that fine, I will let you have the Bundle but that’s it. Then he ghosted me. By the time I got another CSR to respond to an email, my payment had already cleared the bank. So I get $10 off my next box? Not sure I want it after this and how the contents of my box arrived. That’s right! I’m new and I’ve had my box for 2 weeks. The hairdryer had been used and is missing the attachments. The invisibobble box is smashed to pieces, every single items box looks like whoever packaged my box gave each box a good hard squeeze. No joke! Even the items in the Mystery Bundle. I got some weird belt and it doesn’t even have a package or even a tag on it. Another MSA subscriber posted the number somewhere so I did call them. I requested a replacement for the hairdryer and 2 items I didn’t really want but wanted to swap but can’t because of the condition. It did not seem to matter what I said, the person on the phone could barely speak or understand English. Even though I asked to speak to someone else, she just kept putting me on hold, then back on the line to ask me the same questions over and over… After 28 minutes on the phone, I finally said,” I have spent $25 worth of my time on the phone with you trying to get damaged items replaced and I am out of time and and patience, I expect replacement items sent out within 2 weeks just like my email shows and states or I will be reporting this to the BBB and I will make a trip to the bank as well, so after trying to communicate with you for 30 minutes, goodbye. I’ve noticed that MSA and Influenster type people don’t get ruined items. I’ve been subscribed to Allure for 3 years??? Not once have they ever sent me anything extra for being a loyal subscriber. The only thing I’ve gotten from them is replacement items and even those are never right. So, thought I would try this sub…
I had not heard anything from FFF, so I sent an email. I have sent an email every single day with no response until yesterday. Apparently, they have sent me an entirely new box including the Bundle and supposedly, it is supposed to be an exact replica of the one I originally received. Hairdryer, wine glasses, blue bowls, Whish foot exfoliation, Coola spray, living Proof, rose spray, clay mask, invisibobble.
As a new subscriber, I’m not at all happy will fff. If I were you, I would be furious.
I read how new subscribers of allure get all this great stuff and I’ve never gotten anything much less the right items or replacements. New subscribers should come last!


I’ve been wanting to LOVE this box but I still haven’t received it and I ordered it April 20th!!! I was supposed to get the spring box and after one month of no box I contacted them and they said they had ran out. I was not very happy especially since they charged me for it and didn’t even contact me about the issue. So they said they would send me a replacement Spring editor box. Two weeks later no shipping info, I emailed them and *crickets*. Just called them today…they are out of the box. Now they are supposedly sending me a Summer box, but well I just don’t believe it! Every person I have talked with through customer care has been super friendly, sweet and apologetic but I just want what I ordered! This box looks amazing but it’s starting to feel like a scam to me.


I wore the Jennifer Zeuner Star Double Necklace today and within 2 hours of wearing it, it broke. I threw it in the trash. I think the price for this is way too much at $50. It looks more like an item you’d find in a place like Claire’s for $5. It is not something that I would have purchased. Disappointed in the quality.


I am totally regretting not getting that star necklace. If anyone is interested in selling it, please let me know! I would prefer gold but will take silver.


I subscribed for the first time only like two days ago and my box got here today!! I got the mystery item, but mine was “Grown Alchemist Hand Cream – Vanilla Orange Peel”. I was really hoping for the Coola Setting Spray, but at least I’ve been able to trade for one on here so far 🙂


My mystery item was hand cream, I’m pretty happy with my box. I got the coola spray too.


I activated my FFF subscription today after getting the starter box. I got that starter box for $5 which was valued at $218! I got the year subscription so I could pick all my items and basically paid for that with the Skin 111 face masks that are worth $160 & then I also got a Tarte Bundle with it for free! Insane!

My box:
-Bum bum (never tried & super excited! Hope it helps my KP)
-111 skin (because $160 :0 also I could use some moisture in my skin)
-Wine glasses (not a fan of the color but they will definitely be used outside this summer)
-Living Proof (straightened blonde hair & always need hydration & love their scent)
-Dr Rogers balm (hoping this helps with KP scars)
– hair ties (yuck will gift to my nieces)
-Whish foot mask (has awesome reviews & my heels could use some hydration)
-Rose Spray (has great reviews & excited to try it out)
– Clay mask (I already have a sample of this I have not tried yet but I need to start masking more)

Great box with lots of great items for Summer! So excited to get it.


My mystery item was cuccio yogahhhh cool spot therapy with peppermint and green tea


I have been an annual subscriber for three years and haven’t received my box or shipping info. I received two apology emails from FFF over the weekend claiming that I am a priority as an annual subscriber and they’re so sorry that my box wasn’t shipped earlier but they’ll have it shipped out on 6/22.

Then today, I received another email that they’re so sorry for the inconvenience but one of my add-ons is sold out, but no worries, they’ll refund my money in 5-7 business days. How is this add-on sold out when I was charged for it on 5/17? I already paid for it! This is the second add-on this season that suddenly was “sold out” after being in my cart from Day 1. The same thing happened with the Spring add-ons.

If I could cancel my annual subscription, I would. I can spend my money elsewhere.


I sent an angry email to FFF and a few hours later received a reply to the effect of “We made an error! More units of that item recently became available! You’ll be receiving that out-of-stock item after all!” Sure, FFF. 😒


This FFF box was not the best , however I can’t complain for $39.99 after coupon I liked the tote , and the bum bum set , the necklace and the coola setting spray 🙂 I could of done without some other things . IMO I like the fall and winter FFF boxes better – but still not complaining for $39.99 !

Cary San

I ordered May 27th with no shipping label yet. I know they have a month just feels like light years go by. I want my box already. I still don’t know what I’m getting for choice 4 & 5


I love my mystery item! I got Cuccio Somatology Yogahhh Cooling Spot Therapy! It’s peppermint and green tea. Super refreshing for summer. Great box


It seems like I’m the only one, but my mystery item was a Grown Alchemist Vanilla Orange Peel hand cream (value $15).

Brittany Nicole

If anyone is interested in getting the FFF Starter Box, please respond with your email. I have 6 starter boxes remaining right now to send out. I did also put this comment under my favorite Youtubers FFF video, so I am just doing a first come first serve selection. I would hate for the slots to expire. It really is a great deal. I believe all starter boxes are 4 full size products. The shipping is $5, but the box itself is completely free and it gives you a taste of what the subscription is like.


My mystery item was Grown Alchemist Hand Cream (Vanilla, Orange Peel)…I’m very happy with it!


I received the mystery item! Dr. Brandt Pores No More Luminizer Primer! This item retails for $38 at Sephora. I am so excited about everything I received in this box!


I love that primer, it’s my fave glowy primer.


Does anybody know what selections are left if I were to sign up today?


I received my 4 boxes and add on’s was perfect. Since the additional customizations were 15$ it made sense to just get additional boxes. After reading the horror stories about bugs and spills in boxes I was so worried that I unboxed/ inspected everything outside. The mystery item in all boxes was the Grown Alchemist vanilla orange peel hand cream. This box was an amazing deal and hope everyone is pleased when it arrives.


I hope my mystery item is the hand cream!

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