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Play! By Sephora Reviews

Is Sephora Play right for you?

Play! by Sephora ($10 per month) is an affordable beauty subscription box. Each month, Sephora curates a new round of boxes filled with up to $65 worth of beauty, skincare, and hair care samples from brands like Clinique, Urban Decay, Make Up Forever, Amika, Tatcha, and more. You’ll get the box of five samples that best fits the preferences you set when signing up, plus a bonus item, special offers worth 50 Beauty Insider points, and access to exclusive tips and tutorials.


Our Play! by Sephora Review

What We Love

  • Up to $65 worth of beauty items for just $10

  • Premium, high-end brands

  • 50 Beauty Insider points to use at Sephora each month

What You Should Know

  • Sephora curates several boxes each month—you’ll get whichever version best fits the preferences you set when you sign up.

  • This is a sample box, so don’t expect full-size items.

We'd Recommend Play! by Sephora If

  • You’re looking for premium beauty brands at an affordable price.

  • You want to try the latest trends & newest products, but don’t know where to start.

  • You like the idea of sample sizes—it’s less commitment if something doesn’t work for you.

  • You're already a Sephora shopper and are likely to use the Beauty Insider points.

PLAY! by Sephora #933 Subscription Box Review - March 2020

PLAY! by Sephora #933 Subscription Box Review – March 2020

Read our review of the March 2020 PLAY! by Sephora beauty subscription box to see what Megan thought of items from NARS, GlamGlow, and more!

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    'Honestly if you are a Sephora fan, this is the best way to try products you can buy in store. Not to mention you get 40 to 50 Sephora points every single month. You can get that item you want in no time.' – Bex, from our 2019 Reader's Choice Awards

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    Sephora regularly releases kits available for one-time purchase. These popular collections are a great way to test products at home and are often a good value, too:

      Play! by Sephora FAQ

        What is Play! By Sephora & how does it work?

      • Play! by Sephora ($10 per month) is a beauty box created and curated by the makeup experts at Sephora. Each month, Sephora puts together several collections of seasonal, on-trend products from premium brands, then matches you with the version that fits your beauty interests and preferences.

        The makeup, haircare, skincare, and fragrance samples in each box represent the same brands you’d find in an actual Sephora store. Here are just a few of the brands we’ve seen in recent boxes: Urban Decay, Make Up Forever, Clinique, Tarte, Amika, Dr. Jart, Laneige, Moroccan Oil, Supergoop, Tatcha, & many more!

        In addition to 5 monthly beauty samples, you’ll also get: A bonus item, a resealable, recyclable plastic travel bag (The design changes every month!), a book of tips and info about your new beauty items, access to exclusive online content, like beauty tutorials, and a Play! Pass—a pass that you can redeem for in-store experiences & 50 Beauty Insider points in-store or online.

        How much does Play! by Sephora cost?

      • Play! by Sephora costs just $10 per month + FREE shipping. (Ships to US only.) It’s one of the best affordable subscription boxes we review, and we’re consistently happy with the value it delivers. (Play! by Sephora promises up to $65 worth of samples each month.)

        Is Play! by Sephora the same as Sephora Play?

      • Yep! The official name of Sephora’s beauty box is Play! by Sephora, but we’ve seen readers refer to it as Sephora Play, too. Sign up here or learn more about the box our readers named one of the best beauty boxes of 2019!

        Do you have a Play! by Sephora promo code or coupon?

      • Play! by Sephora doesn’t typically have any promo codes available, but sometimes they have sales on past boxes. Check this page for the latest deals.

        What makeup you get in a Play! by Sephora box? Is it all Sephora makeup?

      • Play! by Sephora does occasionally feature Sephora-brand products, but most of what you’ll get are samples from the brands you’d expect to see at a Sephora store. Think makeup brands like Urban Decay and Make Up Forever, notable skincare brands like Caudalie and Clinique, trending haircare brands like Moroccan Oil and Amika, and even popular Korean beauty brands like Tatcha and Laneige.

        Are Play! by Sephora boxes personalized?

      • Yes! Each month, Sephora puts together several versions of their box, then matches you with the version that best fits the preferences you set when signing up. Is each item specifically picked out just for you? No, but you’re still getting something that should fit your interests, style, and preferences.

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