Showing posts from March, 2015

Luxe Box Review - Regular Edition Spring 2015 - Canadian Beauty Subscription Box + DISCOUNT!

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What is it?Luxe Box - Save $2 per box using my link!
How Much? $26 per quarter, $50 semi-annually, $96 yearly. Shipping included. (CDN $)
What’s in it? 7-8 Trial-size products every season (4x per year)  
Luxe Box is a leading Canadian subscription service that sends beauty and lifestyle products every season. Boxes ship four times per year, and include complimentary shipping.
At Luxe Box, our mission is to help consumers better discover, try and purchase quality beauty and lifestyle products through a unique experience. I already reviewed one of the Limited Edition upgrades for Spring 2015, the Bene-Boutique, and now it's time for my regular edition Spring 2015 box. I have two accounts so I always upgrade on one and stick with a regular box on the other.

Luxe Box products come wrapped inside a satin drawstring bag, tucked inside a sturdy gift box. It's great packaging and I always reuse the bags and boxes. The bags are great for travel and …

Birchbox Canada Review - March 2015 - Canadian Beauty Subscription Box

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** Birchbox is no longer operating in Canada**
What is it?Birchbox Canada
How Much? $10/month plus $4.95 shipping, or $159.40/year including shipping (CDN $)
What’s in it? Five personalized beauty samples, tailored to your profile.

Birchbox is the premiere beauty sampling service in the US and it's the service that launched the entire beauty box craze. Established in New York in 2010 by two friends, Birchbox now has operations in the UK, France, Spain, Belgium, and most recently, Canada!

The only crummy part about Birchbox coming to Canada is that the Canadian site is completely separate from the US site. On the plus side, we are billed in Canadian dollars and the box ships from within Canada, but the Canadian site doesn't offer all the cool perks and promos that the US site gets (Birchbox Aces, Sample Choice, Limited Edition boxes etc). The samples are different too. To get an idea of what sort of samples you might receive, scroll through t…

SilkCrate Review - March 2015 - Beauty Subscription Box + April Sneak Peek + PROMO CODE

This box was provided complimentary for review.

**This company is no longer in business.**
What is it?SilkCrate BathBox
How much? $36 per month, plus $10.99 shipping to Canada (US$)
What's in it? High quality hand crafted bath and spa products
SilkCrate is a new company that crafts bath and body products so you can "put yourself first". Along with an online shop, SilkCrate also offers a monthly BathBox full of their handmade products. Each month you will receive carefully selected handcrafted items such as Bath Bombs, Bath Salts, Soy Candles, Body Scrubs, and other surprise goodies. Each month also brings exciting new scents for you to try. SilkCrate's products are handmade from scratch, using all natural ingredients.

The box shipped from Las Vegas, Nevada. It was raining in Vancouver the day my box arrived, which explains the blurred ink on the box. I also noticed the box wasn't sealed with tape, so anyone could open the box and take a peek. It actually appears that…

Elizabeth & Clarke Review - Spring 2015 - Clothing Subscription Box + PROMO CODE

What is it?Elizabeth & Clarke
How Much? $60 per quarter for 3 shirts, $50 per quarter for 2 shirts, $30 per quarter for 1 shirt. Shipping to Canada is $15.  (US$)
What’s in it? Designer-quality blouses and tees delivered every 3 months, at the beginning of the season.
Elizabeth & Clarke is a clothing subscription service that sends designer-quality tops to your door every season. They are called "perfect basics" because the tops are all made of quality fabrics, in neutral colours. The styles are fashion forward and appropriate for any lifestyle. Click here for all my Elizabeth & Clarke reviews.
Elizabeth & Clarke is a quarterly service that sends products each season, in March, June, September, and December. Order cut off is the first day of the month prior (February, August, July, and November). For recurring subscribers, billing for the next season is done two weeks after the previous season ships. It's a bit complicated but... the Spring Collection sh…

Artisan Food Club Review - March 2015 - Canadian Gourmet Food Subscription Box + DISCOUNT

This box was provided complimentary for review.

What is it? Artisan Food Club
How Much? $75 per month (CDN$). Free shipping on 3 & 6 month subscriptions.
What's in it? A variety of full-size hand-crafted, premium foods centred around a theme.

The Artisan Food Club is a new Canadian subscription service from Warm Wishes Gifts, a gift basket company based in Ottawa. Artisan Food Clubis a food-of-the-month club that allows you to discover local, Canadian, and on occasion, International artisan foods. Every month there will be a different theme featuring a new bundle of carefully selected Artisan foods. You will receive at your door step a variety of full-size premium foods that have been lovingly hand-crafted by some super passionate people. You can order a single box, a 3-month subscription, or a 6-month subscription. The Artisan Food Club accepts credit, Paypal, or COD. If you sign up in March, you will receive the March box that I am reviewing here. The next batch ships March…