Showing posts from April, 2015

Birchbox Canada Review - April 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 in 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…

Project Candy Box Review - April 2015 - Canadian Candy Subscription Box + PROMO CODE

This box was provided complimentary for review.

***This company is now closed.***
What is it? Project Candy Box
How much? $30/month plus tax and $5 shipping (Canada wide)
What's in it? At surprise assortment of at least 10 different candy items

Project Candy Box is a Canadian candy subscription service that sends a monthly box of sweets from around the world. Each month you will receive an assortment of different candies and treats, tied together with a theme. I first posted about Project Candy Box back in September 2014. I also reviewed their Launch Box in December 2014. Read my previous review here.

Every month will be a different experience and a fun, new way to sample new treats. From sweet to sour, gummy to chocolate, old to new and near to far, our candy combinations have been carefully crafted to wow your taste buds. Instead of a product info sheet, the details are posted online each month. You can learn more about the April box here.  
This month, Project Candy Box subscribe…

Little Life Box Review - April 2015 - Canadian Health Conscious Subscription Box + PROMO CODE

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This box was provided complimentary for review.
What is it?Little Life Box
How Much? $19.99 CDN per month plus $4.95 shipping. Tax extra. Save on 3 or 12 month subscriptions.
What’s in it? Up to a dozen organic, natural, health conscious samples.
Little Life Box is a Canadian subscription service that sends a box full of healthy and sustainable products for you to sample and discover. Products may include snacks, cosmetics, supplements, vitamins, and more. Items included in the box vary each month, and Little Life Box guarantees that you will never receive the exact same product sample twice. A vegan option is available for purchase as well.
It's another beautifully packaged box. The tissue and enclosed gift card changes with each season and each holiday. It's a nice touch. 

First look 
Three Farmers Roasted Chickpeas in Balsamic & Cracked Pepper (120g, $5)
A sweet, acidic accent of balsamic vinegar with a kick of cracked pepper, t…

Naked Snacks Review - April 2015 - Canadian Healthy Snack Subscription Box + PROMO CODE

This box was provided complimentary for review.

What is it?Naked Snacks
How Much? $27.95 per month, including shipping and tax (CDN$). Save on 3-month or 6-month pre-paid subscriptions.
What’s in it? Five 150g re-sealable packages of nutritionally-balanced, whole food snacks

Naked Snacks is a new Vancouver based subscription service that sends wholesome snacks to your door. Each month, Naked Snacks sends a selection of nutritionally balanced snacks for you to sample and enjoy. At this time there is no customization option, but it's something they are working on for the future.

Instead of selecting the exact snacks that go into your box, Naked Snacks offers three different boxes to suit your snacking needs. All three boxes are priced the same and include five 150g re-sealable pouches of hand selected snacks. The Lite Snacker box is the low-calorie option and contains five snacks that offer 200 calories or less per 30 gram portion. The Chef's Choice is a box that offers fi…

Topbox Review - April 2015 - Canadian Beauty Subscription Box

What is it?Topbox
How Much? $12 per month plus tax, shipping included (CDN$)
What’s in it?  4 deluxe beauty samples  
Topbox is a Canadian subscription service that sends four deluxe samples from top beauty brands each month. Topbox is the premiere monthly beauty subscription box in Canada and at only $12 per month, plus tax, it's an affordable option for those just getting into the world of beauty boxes. Topbox tends to include a lot of skincare products with some cosmetics. They tend to feature higher end drugstore and department store brands. You can expect to see Lise Watier, Estee Lauder, Elizabeth Arden, and Benefit, along with some new and niche brands. You can see all my previous Topbox reviews here.
My April Topbox shipped with The Kit Limited Edition box that I purchased last month. This bottle of Hawaiian Tropic was tossed in the mailing bag along with the other two packages. I guess it's a bonus item this month, since everyone received one and it isn't i…