Vellabox is a monthly candle subscription box that delivers top quality, natural candles from artisan makers across the USA. Every month they send you a different candle curated to their scent preferences and the season. Every candle featured in the box is made with 100% natural wax, clean fragrance, and cotton-braided wicks - guaranteed non-toxic, cruelty-free, and vegan. In addition, you'll receive a surprise "lifestyle" item chosen along the same health forward lines from businesses with a focus in natural products and social good. They offer three box sizes that range in price depending on subscription duration: The Lucerna (starting at $14/month), The Ignis (starting at $22/month), and the Vivere (starting at $38/month.)
This is a review of the "Vivere" 16 oz. candle and gift $38 box.
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Is it just me, or does winter seem to last forever? Just when Mother Nature gives us a glimpse of spring, another 5 inches of snow arrives to muck it all up. Though wonderful to play in, I'm over it, and was in need of a little pick me up today, when I found this month's Vellabox on my doorstep. Including a quote with three affirmations for creating good luck, this box was exactly what I needed to help me through the month of March. Large in size and health conscious, this subscription includes a candle that lasts me the entire month and is suited perfectly to my fragrance desires. Not only are the scents fantastic, but they also include a surprise gift and Spotify playlist, creating not just a box, but an entire experience!
What's Inside the Box
Wax Crescent "White Tea + Ginger" 16 oz Candle - Retail Value $38.00
Though snow is still on the ground, I am ready for all of the aromas of spring. Say goodbye to notes of pine and cinnamon and hello to gardenia, white tea, ginger, and bamboo! With three different candle options for March, I was happy to receive the White Tea & Ginger version. Featuring a perfectly balanced sweet and spicy aroma, this particular candle incorporates notes of mandarin, bergamot, ginger, jasmine, white tea, saffron, and lemon. While the scent throw is a little less powerful than some big box brands, I find it perfect for my kitchen and dining room area, as it's not overbearing. Not only is the scent amazing, but all Wax Crescent candles are made from 100% USA grown soybean wax, and scented with non-toxic fragrance and essential oils. These hand-poured candles are also free from phthalates, parabens and hormone disruptors. Because candles signify relaxation time in our house, I light up frequently, and knowing they are eco-friendly and clean-burning makes me feel good.
I love the fact that this box features a different candle maker each month. Not only do we receive a background story on each candle maker, but we also receive a coupon code, and a QR code for easy re-purchase.
Now for the secret item!
Corduroy Zipper Bag - Retail Value $12
I have to say, Vellabox is right on trend with this month's surprise gift, as I have been seeing corduroy everywhere! Debuted in a neutral tan color, this simplistic bag features a small "Vellabox" tag on the front and a gold zipper. This lined bag can be used for just about any sort of organization, and is really chic in design. Because I have a slew of these style bags from my IPSY addiction, it's not an item I absolutely needed in my life, but one that I will definitely find useful when packing for my upcoming travels!
Was This Box Worth It?
The Cost: $38
Vellabox is one of my very favorite subscription boxes of all time because they truly develop curations that are not only functional, but also useful and amazingly scented. Since starting these subscription, these are literally the only candles I burn. Prior to Vellabox, I was blowing through candles on the weekly, but these quality candles last longer and are so much less toxic! Overall, the candles are second to none, and the bonus items are great. $38 for a candle that lasts the entire month, plus a surprise gift - count me in! I can't wait to see what's in store for April. Fingers crossed for something lavender scented!
More You Should Know
Can you still get this box if you sign up today? No, your first box will be the April selection.
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