Our Subscription Box BEAUTY Favorites for January 2020!

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We know you love our monthly favorites posts so we’re doing a monthly post highlighting our favorite BEAUTY discoveries from subscription boxes! Here are our favorite skincare, green beauty, and makeup items from the past month:

Marne’s Favorite: 

The Item: Ayuna Cellular Oil

The Cost: $185.00

From: The Detox Box

Why I love it: I am obsessed with the Spanish luxury skincare brand Ayuna and was overjoyed to see it featured in January’s Detox Box. This cellular oil combines biotechnology, luxury, and a gorgeous scent to create my ultimate dream facial oil! Gahhh!

Read more reviews by Marne!


Megan’s Favorite:

The Item: Glossier Limited Edition Skincare Edit

The Cost: $50.00

From: Glossier Limited Edition Skincare Edit Review

Why I love it: I have been wanting to try Glossier products for a long time now, but where to even start? Their product line is wide and everything looks great. This mini kit was a perfect introduction to multiple products without the high price tag related risk that would come from me buying each of them individually. It was a great way to narrow down my favorites from their line and the whole kit was absolutely adorable!

Read more reviews by Megan!


Jessica’s Favorite:

The Item: Verso No.9 Lip Serum

The Cost: $65

From: MINTD Mystery Box 

Why I love it: I love a fancy product, and a $65 lip serum is fancy indeed. This is made with a whole host of great ingredients like retinol, turmeric, peptides, cocoa, and shea butter. Those ingredients are (hopefully) working to prevent and fade lines and wrinkles around my lips. It’s also an insanely nourishing lip balm that I love applying every night before I go to bed for softer, smoother lips.

Read more reviews by Jessica!


Brandi’s Favorite:

The Item: Oatmeal, Milk, and Honey Salve the Day, 2 oz

The Cost: Retail Value $18.00 

From: Wicked Good Perfume

Why I love it: I can’t get enough of the scents from this subscription! Each month I am greeted with some wonderful, unique scents that are both complex and easy to enjoy. While I could probably pick any of the four items from this box as my favorite, after having some more time with all of the items, this is the one I have been using most. This silky salve is a blend of almond milk, raw honey, tonka bean, and toasted oats and my dry hands have been loving it! It just has that comfortingly sweet scent of milk and honey that relaxes me as I rub it on my hands before bed. While a little bit goes a long way with this, I am pretty sad at the thought that one day it will be gone!

Read more reviews by Brandi!


Ragan’s Favorite:

The Item: Neogen Real Flower Cleansing Water, Rose

The Cost: Buy 300 mL for $22

From: BomiBag

COUPON: Use code BOMIPOP to save $2 off your first box!

Why I love it: This is a pretty inexpensive item but it smells really good to me. Also it’s great at getting off stubborn streaks of mascara from under my eyes that my cleanser can’t seem to manage.

Read more reviews by Ragan!


Abby’s Favorite:

The Item: Smudge Stick Waterproof Eyeliner in “Espresso” 

The Cost: $22

From: Stila Mystery Bag Review

Why I love it: This is the best mechanical eyeliner out there, folks. I am obsessed with the warm brown hue, which somehow makes my brown eyes pop when I wear it in my waterline. It is also great smudged out, but either way you wear it, it stays on all day long.

Read more reviews by Abby!


What do you think of our beauty favorites for January? What other favorite discoveries would you like us to round up each month?

Written by Christen Russo

Christen Russo

Christen stepped into the world of subscription boxes by signing up for Graze. After her world was changed (for the better, obviously) by a steady delivery of amazing snacks, she realized she needed to expand her horizons to include deliveries of eco-friendly products, clothes, and beyond.

Posted in Monthly Beauty Favorites, Monthly Favorites, Subscription Box News| 6 comments


  1. That salve looks to die for! I will have to start watching Wicked Good boxes!

  2. Love these types of posts!

    • Yay, so glad to hear! Thanks for reading!

  3. Brandi,that’s the salve that I’m crazy over! It smells so good I could eat it!

  4. I love these reviews! Keep up the good work xoxo

    • Happy you’re enjoying the monthly faves! Keep an eye out for the team’s favorites other categories, they’ll be published over the next few days. 🙂

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