NSFW SlutBox by Amber Rose Review – September 2019
SlutBox by Amber Rose is a lifestyle and beauty subscription geared towards sex-positive people (often containing lube, condoms, pasties, and other sex-forward items). It’s $29.99 a month and tends to be a little controversial because of its name as well as some of the items included. While they’ve ditched the loud pink “SlutBox” emblazoned packaging, they still send a curious, random collection of makeup, apparel, and accessories in the now plain brown box.
NSFW – this post may not be safe to read at work due to the name and some of the contents.
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About this Adult-Themed Lifestyle Box by Amber Rose
The Subscription Box: SlutBox by Amber Rose
The Cost: $29.99 + free shipping to the U.S. Save with longer commitments.
The Products: Beauty and lifestyle items with a sex-positive flair.
Ships to: The US and Worldwide (an additional International Flat Rate shipping charge may be assessed in checkout – usually $15.00)
SlutBox by Amber Rose September 2019 Review
This may be the most pared down version of an info booklet I’ve seen from SlutBox. It has shrunk from its glorious magazine down to a double-sided single card in an envelope. The front of the card has an illustration of Cher and Dion, the lead characters from one of my favorite movies: Clueless. On the back, you’ll find descriptions of the five items they’ve sent.
SlutBox Silk Sleep Mask – Listed Value $30.00
This is probably the best item of the box this month. I don’t always wear sleep masks at home, but when I travel they are a necessity. I become a high maintenance princess when it comes to sleep and I need complete silence and darkness to be able to relax. This silk mask comes in black and arrives in a branded Amber Rose carrying pouch which is a nice touch. The mask is soft and comfortable to wear, so I’m on board.
SheOrgasms Daily Orgasm Supplement, 4 ct. – Listed Value $8.00
You can buy a 12 ct “sample pack” on the SheOrgasms website for $20 which would have been a better quantity to try out, but oh well. SlutBox has included a pack of four pills with somewhat vague instructions that say you can take any amount from one to all four at a time 1-2 hours before having sex. They’re supposed to “enhance orgasm intensity, increase vaginal lubrication, heighten body arousal and sensitivity, enhance energy, focus, and mood, and increase libido and desire”. That’s quite a tall order, so my first reaction was to down all four and see what happens. When looking at the website, they sell these as more of a daily supplement than a one-time boost, so that makes it even more unclear as to what I should expect. There’s also this disclaimer: “Please note this is a supplement so you may not feel effects on your first time. It may take up to a week of taking daily”. Uh oh. Classic supplement bummer. In the interest of time, I wasn’t able to fully test these out (ahem), but I did pop a couple in the middle of the day just to see how they made me feel. All I can say is that they made me feel “weird”. Kinda like when you take Sudafed and your whole body just feels kinda strange. I get a similar feeling anytime I’ve tried CBD gummies, to be honest. A few hours in, my heart felt like it was racing which I didn’t find ideal. I don’t think these are for me, haha.
SlutBox Pink Makeup Bag – Listed Value $12.00
I guess they had leftover makeup bags from July’s box? A classic SlutBox move is to send an old product that we’ve already received as a “mystery item” but including something we just got the month before last? Sheesh. Perhaps everyone got something different, I can’t be sure. Anyhow- this is a very large bag and holds a lot but it’s not custom- it’s simply unbranded completely. I put a bunch of beauty products I wasn’t using in it and gave it to my friend Megan who has two daughters in their early 20s so that they can enjoy it.
Raeka Beauty Turmeric Lemon Peel-Off Mask, 2.5 oz. – Retail Value $29.50
I’ve received this same product from SlutBox before, but only in a smaller version. It’s nice to get a full-size product in this box, but I wish it was something different since I didn’t really enjoy it back in January. The consistency is a thick opaque gel that comes in what looks like a bottle of body wash. Something about this has a really strong plastic smell that isn’t super inviting to me and prevents me from really liking it since I desire a relaxing spa-like experience with masks. I’m a little shocked at the price tag for this since there are masks out there that are just as much but feel more special.
Appeal Cosmetics Forest Green Gel Liner – Retail Value $21.00
I’ll be honest, I’ll probably never wear a green eyeliner but I suppose it’s more interesting to receive than a black one. This gel pencil from Appeal is quite creamy and was easy to apply to my lids. Once on, it doesn’t actually read too intense or wild, so perhaps I’ll change my mind on the deep green. I am warming to it!
Verdict: Oh, SlutBox. You are such a weird and wonderful discovery each month. This is by far the simplest box we’ve received from them in terms of quantity and sort of “phoning it in”. The duplicate makeup bag that we just received 2 months ago and the full-size version of a peel-off mask I already received and didn’t like was a total let down. The eyeliner turned out okay and the sleep mask was definitely a winner. That leaves the supplements that made me feel kinda amped up but didn’t really make me feel super sexed-up or whatever they’re supposed to do. They were at least a fun experiment and definitely fit the “slutty” theme that this box sometimes completely abandons. The total listed value of this box comes in at $100.50 which seems great for a $29.99 box. Although I could confirm a few of the values of the items online, I don’t personally think that they’re worth that much.
To Wrap Up:
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Value Breakdown: At $29.99 for the cost of this box you’re paying $6.00 for each of the 5 items. Going off of the found values and listed values, here’s what you’re paying for each:
- Sleep Mask: $8.95
- Supplements: $2.39
- Makeup Bag: $3.58
- Peel-Off Mask: $8.80
- Eyeliner: $6.27
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What do you think about this month’s SlutBox?