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Kinder Beauty Box “Embody” Review + Coupon – April 2021

Abby Holsinger
ByAbby HolsingerMay 2, 2021 | 5 comments

Kinder Beauty Box
4.8 overall rating
20 Ratings | 11 Reviews

Kinder Beauty Box is a box dedicated to delivering 100% vegan and cruelty-free products straight to your door each month. It is compassionately curated by Evanna Lynch and Daniella Monet, two animal lovers who also advocate for healthier beauty choices. Every detail of this subscription is eco-conscious, from its 100% recyclable and biodegradable box to the eco-friendly soy-based ink used on the packaging.

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 Kinder Beauty Box

The Subscription Box: Kinder Beauty Box

The Cost: $26 per month + free U.S. shipping. Save with longer subscriptions. 

COUPON: Use code MSA5 to get $5 off your subscription!

The Products: Up to $165 value of 100% vegan and cruelty-free products, which includes skincare, haircare, makeup, and other accessories.

Ships to: The U.S. for free and worldwide for $5.95

Kinder Beauty Box “Embody” April 2021 Review

Kinder Beauty will no longer be shipping a box guide with the contents of your box. Instead, visit kinderbeauty.com/mybox to see each product as well as tips and tricks on how to use your new products.

Kinder Beauty sends out two box variations each month.

This month’s first variation contains:

The Encompass Collection includes:

  • Inkling: Tigress Roll-on Scent 10ml Retail Value: $25
  • Oh My Garden!: Tea Tree & Grapefruit Shampoo Bar Retail Value: $13.22
  • Derma E: Hydrating Night Cream Retail Value: $29.50
  • RECESS: Hair Blotters Retail Value: $10
  • Bellapierre Cosmetics: Shimmer Powder in Harmony Retail Value: $15

The second box this month contains:

The Embody Collection (which I received) includes:

  • Inkling: Tigress Roll-on Scent 10ml Retail Value: $25
  • Oh My Garden!: Tea Tree & Grapefruit Shampoo Bar Retail Value: $13.22
  • Derma E: Hydrating Night Cream Retail Value: $29.50
  • RECESS: Hair Blotters Retail Value: $10
  • Bellapierre Cosmetics: Shimmer Powder in Earth Retail Value: $15

 

Inkling Roll-on Scent in Embody, 10ml – Retail Value $25.00

Inkling describes this scent as a strong oriental fragrance with notes of bergamot and mandarin. Vetiver oil carries this fragrance, which is where it gets its powdery, calming essence. This roll-on wore vibrantly for about 4 hours, but unfortunately, none of the mandarin or citrus notes were present on me. This scent isn’t my preference, but my mother-in-law will absolutely adore this fragrance.

 

Oh My Garden! Tea Tree & Grapefruit Shampoo Bar – Retail Value $17.00

The more I try shampoo bars, the more I enjoy using them. This bar provided a great lather that I concentrated throughout my scalp, and I used a scalp massaging brush to really get a good clean. This shampoo was very cleansing and I enjoyed the very faint fragrance. I noticed that my hair seemed dry when I didn’t use this with conditioner, but my hair looked great! Awesome volume and my waves really came out, even without any other product.

 

Derma E Hydrating Night Cream, 2oz – Retail Value $29.50

This night cream is lovely! It is ultra-moisturizing, it sinks into your skin providing hydration and a supple glow in the morning. Hyaluronic acid provides endless moisture while aloe soothes and green tea gives your skin an antioxidant boost. The only thing I would change about this brilliant product is its packaging. It is such a bummer when a great product has jar packaging; it exposes potent ingredients to air and over time it breaks them down, not to mention, dipping your fingers into a pot every night isn’t very hygienic.

 

RECESS Hair Blotters, 25 sheets – Retail Value $10.00

I found these sheets very handy! If you’re looking for an instant fix for an oily or sweaty ‘do, these may be your temporary ticket. Charcoal draws out impurities and helps to soak up excess oils; it does a decent job of fixing an oily scalp and roots, but the effects didn’t last. It was enough to help me make a dignified exit from the gym, but I definitely couldn’t replace my dry shampoo with this product. These are very travel-friendly, so I’ll absolutely be keeping these in my bag for when I am in a bind.

 

Bellapierre Cosmetics Shimmer Powder in Earth – Retail Value $15.00

Loose powders are not the most convenient to use on the fly, but some of my favorite products are loose shimmers that are worth that extra effort. This powder looks stunning on the eyelids and cheekbones for a nice pink highlight.

This peachy champagne can look subtle on the skin, or you can go ham with it for an intergalactic shine; either way, the pink tones really add a youthful glow to the complexion.

 

Verdict: April’s Kinder Beauty Box was a fresh start to the spring season! The Derma-E moisturizer is fierce! It will last for months, and my skin will just bask in the hyaluronic acid every night from here out. I am also pleasantly surprised with this month’s haircare choices; the blotting sheets and shampoo bar are such fun and different products, I was happy to try them out. This month’s retail value comes to $96.50; for a $26 box, I think that is a fantastic value!

To Wrap Up:

Can you still get this box if you sign up today? Sign up today and receive the Kinder Beauty Faves Collection, AKA, the Welcome Box for your first box. Read our review here to see what’s inside!

COUPON: Use code MSA5 to get $5 off your subscription!

Value Breakdown: At $26 for this box, here’s what you are paying approximately per item:

  • Inkling: Embody Roll-on Scent 10ml Retail Value: $6.74
  • Oh My Garden!: Tea Tree & Grapefruit Shampoo Bar Retail Value: $4.57
  • Derma E: Hydrating Night Cream Retail Value: $7.94
  • RECESS: Hair Blotters Retail Value: $2.69
  • Bellapierre Cosmetics: Shimmer Powder in Earth Retail Value: $4.03

Alternatively, you are paying $5.20 for each of the 5 items in this box.

Check out all of our Kinder Beauty Box reviews and the best beauty subscription boxes of 2021, as recommended by our readers!

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Abby Holsinger
Abby Holsinger
Abby has been a box enthusiast since July 2011, finding her calling with Birchbox. That was the start of a new era for Abby, because she is now hooked on the subscription box life; she loves the idea of receiving (several) thoughtful treats from genius curators such as Lisa Sugar and Rachel Zoe. A few other loves of hers would be her dog named Bill Murray, Bill Murray and chocolate babka.

Abby Holsinger
Abby Holsinger
Abby has been a box enthusiast since July 2011, finding her calling with Birchbox. That was the start of a new era for Abby, because she is now hooked on the subscription box life; she loves the idea of receiving (several) thoughtful treats from genius curators such as Lisa Sugar and Rachel Zoe. A few other loves of hers would be her dog named Bill Murray, Bill Murray and chocolate babka.
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5 comments

MrsLittle

Were both boxes the same or am I missing something?

Lynn

The scent of the fragrance and the color of the shimmer powder were different, those were the only differences. Oh yeah, and the reviewer didn’t call out the fact that the shimmer powder she received isn’t vegan.

Brianne

The shimmers are definitely vegan. The ingredients list says “may contain carmine.” This just means that it’s made in a shared facility. I verified with the brand that the ingredients list does not have carmine. There’s also no red in the shades chosen, which is what carmine is used to create.

Marion

That little shampoo bar is so cute!

Abby Holsinger

I am loving it!

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