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Limited Edition J-Beauty + K-Beauty Allure Beauty Box Available Now

ByMSAMay 12, 2021 | 35 comments

J-Beauty + K-Beauty Allure Beauty Box

Allure Beauty Box
3.6 overall rating
726 Ratings | 160 Reviews

Allure Beauty Box has a new limited edition box.

The Limited Edition J-Beauty + K-Beauty Allure Beauty Box includes J-Beauty and K-Beauty products worth over $200 in value.

Subscribers can snag the box for $40, while non-subscribers can get it for $60.

Discover the Japanese and Korean product innovations that are changing the beauty industry in this limited-edition collection, including:

  • Saturday Skin Rub-A-Dub Refining Peel Gel (full size)
  • AHC Essential Real Eye Cream for Face (full size)
  • Peach & Lily Glass Skin Refining Serum (full size)
  • Amuse Dew Tint (full size)
  • UZ Eye Opening Liner (full size)
  • Sulwhasoo First Care Activating Serum
  • Amorepacific Time Response Eye Reserve Cream
  • Banila Co Clean It Zero Pore Clarifying Cleansing Balm
  • Honey Jarret Super Beau’tea Rose Sheet Mask
  • NatureLab Tokyo Perfect Shine Oil Mist

More about the box from the editors at Allure:

South Korea and Japan have given the beauty world many gifts — cleansing balms, glass-skin serums, inventive masks for making skin gleam. And at this time of unprecedented violence against Asians in this country, the Allure family is more passionate than ever about championing Asian innovation and Asian voices. We will speak out against racism and intolerance and do more than ever to support Asian-owned beauty brands, starting with this special edition of the Allure Beauty Box. Inside are some of the most influential K-beauty and J-beauty products of all time — ones that have revolutionized our editors’ routines and the entire beauty industry. Sulwhasoo First Care Activating Serum is an innovative prep step for glowing skin (one bottle is sold every 10 seconds worldwide) and AHC Essential Real Eye Cream for Face, a unique eye and face cream hybrid, is cherished in South Korea (where one is sold every three seconds.) We hope they become as beloved by you as they are by us! And if you would like to get involved in the movement to Stop Asian Hate, you can also join Allure editors in donating to the Asian American Legal Defense and Education Fund and to GoFundMe’s AAPI Community Fund to Stop Asian Hate at

If you aren’t familiar with Allure Beauty Box, it is a $23-a-month beauty subscription that was named one of the Best Women’s Subscription Boxes and one of the Best Beauty Subscription Boxes by MSA readers in the 2019 Subscription Box Awards.

Sample sizes are usually good (typically at least three or more full-size items per box), and Allure does a great job of including new brands and products.

The May Allure Beauty Box will include (read more about it here):

  • Wander Beauty Sight C-er Vitamin C Concentrate (Full Size)
  • Augustinus Bader The Rich Cream
  • Joséphine Cosmetics Liquid Lipstick- Tiphaine (Full Size)
  • CosRx Propolis Light Ampoule (Full Size)
  • Belif Moisturizing Eye Bomb
  • Shangpree Gold Black Pearl Eye Mask OR Rituals The Ritual of Ayurveda Foaming Shower Gel OR Pur-Lisse Green Tea Matcha Sheet Mask*
  • Bonus: Cetaphil Sheer Mineral Face Liquid Sunscreen SPF 50

*Depending on member history, subscribers will receive 1 of these. Members will not receive the same product twice.

If you sign up now, you’ll receive a new member gift:

  • Viktor&Rolf Flowerbomb Dew Fragrance
  • Dashing Diva Gloss Ultra Shine Gel Strips Duo

For a limited time, get a free Mega Bundle with a 1-year Allure Beauty Box subscription.

Click here to get a 12-month Allure Beauty Box subscription and Mega Bundle for $250.

Want to know what you can expect from this subscription? Check out our Allure Beauty Box reviews and Allure Beauty Box spoilers to learn more.

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I LOVE the peach and lily glass skin! LOVE! Cannot wait for more!
Also excited for the AHC eye cream for face and the UZ liner – have heard great things about both.
The rest I’ll give to sons’ GFs.


I can not believe how much they are selling this for >.<


How do non-subscribers get the limited edition? Every time I try it asks me to sign in.


I would guess you have to create an account so they would know where to send your stuff to plus bombard you with marketing emails.


Lol that’s funny. But it says non-subscribers yet in order to make an account you need to pick a subscription option. Wtf?


Nat, that is hilarious, because they will, just like all of these beauty boxes. I think I’m getting burned out.


I have heard so many great things about that eyeliner. I would really love to try it. I am still considering this box!

Autumn P

Just a little fyi: The Sulwhasoo First Care Serum has ‘Alcohol Denat.’ listed as the 2nd ingredient…


Yeah, I don’t love that. Even if you don’t have sensitive skin that reacts to denatured alcohol (and I do), it will still damage your skin’s moisture barrier over time.


Is that why it felt so wonderful on my face?

Autumn P

Probably not the reason…Lol. Glad it feels good for ya! But the alcohol, (in skincare), over time, will lead to premature aging…as well as can wreck havoc for some ppl, (tht have more sensitive skin) & could eventually lead to scarring, etc.


I have personally tried most of these items, and they are all really really good products that I would use. Not to mention the Sulwashoo and Amorepacific samples are worth as much as full size items…

UZ liner is my forever HG. Nothing comes close of it. It just glide so well and does not smudge, ever. But I do have a bunch of backups and prefer my liner in brown.

I am so mad that I bought May box thur Amazon this month… Would definitely have signed up for it thur Allure directly if I knew that this was coming…


Alice do you receive the new member gifts when you sign up through Amazon?


No new member gifts through Amazon. T.T


Unfortunately no

Nancy Su

The closest thing to the UZ eyeliner I’ve used is Clio Kill Black/Kill Brown brush liner. But UZ is actually more affordable and smoother!


I buy my K-Beauty through Facetory for cheaper and I don’t get sucked into anything.


Agree. I just wish you would get spoilers before your card is charged.

Nancy Su

The UZ Eye Opening Eyeliner is my ride-or-die liquid liner! Once it’s on it does NOT budge 🙂 I’ll probably order this for the eyeliner and AHC cream alone.


Glad to hear the positive review about the eyeliner. That is one of the products that drew me to this box.


Wouldn’t even want this for free…

Autumn P

It seems tht with over-saturation of these “beauty” boxes is starting to catch up. I do believe the value is definitely there, as far as if they weren’t offered, at a discount, in these sub boxes – it would end up costing way more going out and purchasing these items individually. But, ppl are burnt out and stockpiled up & they seem to definitely have too much stock of a lot of the same things…I seen someone below commented tht they were surprised the ABH Moondust palette wasn’t included. (Something like that). Lol! So true!!


It is makeup and skin care in the end anyway. They do go bad and you only have one face!!!

I used to be able to sell or exchange most of the extra items I got from boxes, but it has been getting harder and harder to get rid of stuff efficiently. And I personally only have 1 active subscription at the time, and I still have a year or two worth of products to go through… And I am someone who uses a medicine cabinet full of products in my morning and night rotations…

Even for bad boxes, the value is still there. How can it not be when you are paying less than $5 for an item? But still, if you can’t use it, it is money wasted. And if you are picky, it is much better to get shop the sales and buy what you really like.


I’m tempted for the peach & lily and AHC eye cream but I am going to hold out until I finish the peach & lily serum that i got from ABB🤪.


I swear I have never seen an ingredient list as long as what is listed for that AHC cream. It’s kind of mind boggling actually.


It is insane. But in the end I really do like it.


I like several of these products, but not at this price point. I would rather just buy the full-size of the NatureLab line and avoid the less-exciting products (the peeling gel, for instance).


This peeling gel is actually pretty good! I don’t typically like these types of peeling products because I don’t feel like they do anything other tha. pill up on itself, but this one feels like it actually does something. Just my experience with the Saturday Skin peel gel in case others wonder 🙂

Tanya M

I love Peach and Lily glass serum and purchased this box since I just opened my backup. Love the Suwahsoo & Amore Pacific brands too!


So the euphemism for “clearing the warehouse” is “limited edition box.”



Yeah, I was really excited about this box when I got the email – a year or so ago they offered a great LE K-beauty box – but then I realized this was all leftovers. I suppose that’s great if a few of the items are your favorites, but otherwise, it’s a bit of a let down.


haha, I totally fall into category A – when I saw there was a full-sized Peach & Lily glass skin serum (which I love!), I was in! Since the big bottle costs $39 and up (+tax) at Ulta, Amazon, Peach&Lily, and pretty much every other site I’ve looked at, it’s a total bargain for me; The $40 box breaks down to one $39 product that I’d buy anyway, and then $1 for a whole bunch of other stuff. 😀
If none of the stuff in there works for you, though, I get that it’d be a total waste. :/


Well said Dea!! Surprised they didn’t add the moonstone palette as a gwp lol.


But you can still get it if you want! For sale $15 in the member section! 😂



Yeah it’s like why you offering boxes to subscribers only that is full do stuff you already sent. Um, no thanks!

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