Inside the Box: Beauty Subscription Boxes

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Beauty subscription boxes are the best way to try out new products, but which to choose? Here, some of our faves.

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GLOSSYBOX

[/vc_column_text][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row][vc_column][vc_single_image image=”4966″ img_size=”large”][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]What: Since 2011, the Berlin-based Glossybox has delighted its more than 300,000 subscribers with over 1,100 luxury and niche beauty brands.

For who: The beauty sophisticate

Specialty: Difficult-to-get European and Asian brands; special limited edition illustrated boxes

Typical box: 5-6 full- and deluxe sample-size skin care and cosmetic products, all wrapped in a pretty keepsake box

Recent brands: Missha, Borghese, Model Launcher, Korres, Eyeko

Coming up: The gorgeous limited edition holiday box features NutraLuxe MD Retro Brow, Skin & Co. cleansing oil, and Babor’s ampoules.

Cost: $21/month, with periodic special promo codes

Where: Glossybox.com[/vc_column_text][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]

BOMIBOX

[/vc_column_text][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row][vc_column][vc_single_image image=”4969″ img_size=”large”][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]What: A new monthly beauty box subscription service focusing solely on K-beauty brands

For who: The K-beauty-phile

Specialty: 100% authentic products from Korean beauty brands both well-known and lesser known, all curated and tested in-house

Typical box: 8 full- and deluxe sample-size skin care, cosmetic, and body products

Recent brands: Etude House, COSRX, Innisfree, Nature Republic, TheFaceShop, Missha

Cost: $37/month with a money-back guarantee

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BEAUTYCON BOX

[/vc_column_text][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row][vc_column][vc_single_image image=”4967″ img_size=”large”][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]What: The beauty box from Beautycon, the must-go convention for beauty lovers worldwide.

For who: The beauty trend-ista

Specialty: Different talent, like celeb makeup artists MakeupShayla and Angel Merino, curate each box every season.

Typical box: 10 full- and deluxe sample-size beauty products

Recent brands: Jouer, Simple, Milani, Mystic Tan

Coming up: Keep an eye out for their December box, out on the 9th!

Cost: Seasonal $29, annual $99 (Get $5 off with our promo code COMPOSUREWINTER before March 1, 2017)

Where: Beautycon.com/box

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FABFITFUN

[/vc_column_text][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row][vc_column][vc_single_image image=”4971″ img_size=”large”][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]What: The seasonal box offered by the popular beauty and wellness site.

For who: The lifestyle guru

Specialty: Fitness and wellness products — think coffee mugs, coloring books, yoga towels, even good-for-you snacks.

Typical box: About 10 full-size premium beauty, fashion, fitness, wellness, and home products valued at over $200.

Recent brands: Oscar Blandi, Dermalogica, Orly, Bliss, Burt’s Bees, Skin Laundry

Cost: Seasonal $49.99, annual $179.99

Where: Fabfitfun.com[/vc_column_text][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]

BEYOND HER BLUSH

[/vc_column_text][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row][vc_column][vc_single_image image=”4968″ img_size=”large”][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]What: This beauty box focuses on celebrity how-tos, courtesy of makeup artists and influencers, complete with a step-by-step YouTube tutorial.

For who: The makeup addict

Specialty: Each box focuses on a different beauty trend, from eyes to hair to nails.

Typical box: 5 to 6 full- and deluxe sample-size beauty products

Recent brands: RMS, Hynt Beauty, Essie, Chella

Coming up: For their holiday box, celebrity artist Dani Makeup focuses on the shimmery eye trend. Goodies include a 3-in-1 shimmer eye and face color, bold eyeliners and false lashes, and organic mascara (made out of coffee!).

Cost: $18/month

Where: Beyondherblush.com[/vc_column_text][/vc_column][/vc_row]

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