Showing posts from June, 2015

Splendies Review - June 2015 - Undergarment Subscription Box + PROMO CODE

This box was provided complimentary for review.
What is it?Splendies
How Much? $13.99/month plus $7 shipping to Canada (US$)
What’s in it? Three pairs of quality undies delivered to your door
Splendies is a subscription service that sends quality women's underwear and panties. Each month is a total surprise and with a multitude of brands, styles, and colours in the Splendies vault, no two packages will be the same. This is a great way for you to try new brands and discover new styles. It's easy and convenient.

Splendies sizes range from S to XL. The website notes that Splendies brands tend to run small, so if you are unsure or between sizes, you should size up. When you subscribe, you have the option to select a surprise mixed pack, no thongs, or all thongs (available in S-L only). For those that need larger sizes, Spendies has a sister site called Volupties which offers quality undies for curvy gals and plus sizes from 1X to 3X. Volupties is $24 US per month, includin…

Ipsy Review - June 2015 - Beauty Subscription Box

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What is it?Ipsy Glam Bag
How Much? $10 per month, plus $4.95 shipping to Canada (US$)
What’s in it? 4-5 beauty products every month
Ipsy is a San Francisco based beauty subscription that sends a beautiful Glam Bag filled with with deluxe samples and full-sized beauty products. Once you've received your Glam Bag, you can head over to the Ipsy Community to watch tutorial videos and play along with the Ipsy stylists, using the same products they are using.
The theme for June is "Swim into Beauty" and features a black neoprene-eque bag that reminds me of a wetsuit!
Salt in the air, sand in our hair. Cue the lifeguards because summer will be 5 times the fun when you dive into these beauty must-haves for June. LAVANILA The Healthy Body Butter in Pure Vanilla (24g, $2.40)
I am so thrilled to have this! I love LAVANILA. I've tried a few scents of The Healthy Deodorant and I have a Pure Vanilla Rollerball. After trying this lotion, I will pro…

BuddhiBox Review - June 2015 - Eco-Lifestyle Subscription Box + PROMO CODES

This box was provided complimentary for review.

What is it?BuddhiBox
How Much? $30.95 per month, plus $9.99 shipping to Canada (US$)
What’s in it? Mix of 4-6 full-size products and product samples to enrich mind, body, and soul.

BuddhiBox is a subscription service for yoga lovers. The goal of BuddhiBox is to deliver "monthly mindfulness through a curated box of products that enhance your yoga practice and lifestyle". Each month you will receive items that enrich mind, body, and soul. Items may include healthy food, supplements, beauty products, and yoga accessories. A monthly BuddhiBox will include 4-6 products for you to discover and share. Even if you don't practice yoga, BuddhiBox is for people who enjoy a peaceful and mindful existence. BuddhiBox practices Saucha (living purely) and only partners with businesses that follow ethical and conscious standards in production. They also donate a portion of proceeds to charity.

If $41 US per month is too much for you,…

Birchbox Canada Review - June 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 Canada.
Before the review, I will include the same caveat I include every month: the Canadian site is completely separate from the US site, as are their social media accounts. What you see promoted for US subscribers through is not always available to Canadians through The Canadian site doesn't offer all the cool perks and promos that the US site gets either (Birchbox Aces, Sample Choice, Limited Edition boxes etc). If you are signing up based on wh…

Glossybox Review - June 2015 - Beauty Subscription Box + PROMO CODE

This box was provided complimentary for review and this post contains affiliate links.
What is it?Glossybox
How much? $21/month plus $5 shipping. Save on 3, 6, & 12 month subscriptions. Prices in US dollars.
What's in it? 5 surprise luxury beauty products packaged in a glossy pink gift box
Glossybox is a deluxe beauty sampling program, operating in more than a dozen countries worldwide. They consider themselves the "leading purveyor of luxury beauty samples on a global stage". Glossybox US started shipping to Canada in November 2014.
I love pink boxes!
Products in your Glossybox are selected based on your beauty profile, age, location, and sign-up date. There is an assortment of items each month, so your box may not include the items featured in this review.

I resisted spoilers this month so I had no idea what to expect. This is a true first look, which is rare for me!

Etre Belle Cosmetics Aloe Vera Ultra Moisturizing Gel (40ml, $24.95)
This is a lightweight, oil…

SprezzaBox Review - June 2015 - Men's Subscription Box + PROMO CODE

This box was provided complimentary for review and this post contains affiliate links.
What is it?SprezzaBox
How Much? $34 per month, including shipping (US$). Save on 3, 6, and 12 month terms.
What’s in it? 3-4 lifestyle products and 1 grooming item to help a man redefine his style experience.
SprezzaBox is a subscription box for men that sends 4-5 products each month to help men add more style to their wardrobes. Each box will contain 3-4 lifestyle products and 1 grooming item. A typical box will have a tie, socks, an accessory and a grooming product. You may also be surprised with an occasional pocket square, bow tie, cuff links, or other trendy product. SprezzaBox is geared towards the "modern corporate man, everyday dapper gent ", or just those looking to spruce themselves up once in a while!
Each box is chosen based on seasons, current fashion trends and most importantly the quality. Our head stylist personally hand picks, wears and styles the products before curat…