FabFitFun VIP Review - Spring 2017 - Lifestyle Subscription Box + PROMO CODE

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What is it? FabFitFun VIP
How Much? $49.99/quarter or $179.99/year, plus $8 per box shipping to Canada. Prices in US dollars.
What’s in it? Full-size premium beauty, fashion, fitness, and wellness finds, valued at least $200

FabFitFun VIP is a US based lifestyle subscription box for women. FabFitFun is a beauty and lifestyle e-zine. Every 3 months, the editors of FabFitFun send out a mystery VIP box filled with their favourite products, as well as must have products of the season. VIP features a mix of beauty, fashion, fitness, wellness and home products that help you feel good from the inside out.

Yearly subscribers (Select Members) have the option to customize certain products in each box and get advance notice of add-on sales. Select Members are also the first to be billed and have their boxes shipped. A Select membership costs $179.99 per year (for 4 boxes), plus $32 shipping to Canada. That's a savings of $20 per year, over four boxes. I recently upgraded my regular account to Select in order to take advantage of these great perks.

Check out all my FabFitFun VIP reviews here.

According to the FabFitFun shipping schedule, Select Members and Canadians get priority billing and shipping. Billing was March 6th and my box shipped March 15th. The box arrived to my door March 29th.

It's FabFitFun's 3rd anniversary! They've been sending out fabulous boxes since Spring 2014. I started subscribing in Summer 2014, so I've received every box except the first one. That's 12 FabFitFun boxes over the last three years!

Since I was on vacation in February and part of March, I didn't catch many spoilers. I did manage to get online in time to scoop some add-ons and make my Select Member choices though!

This season's box was designed by Cat Coquillette. You can see more of her work over at CatCoq.

Dr. Brandt Microdermabrasion Age Defying Exfoliator (2oz, $79)
This breakthrough at-home solution, offers transformative brightening and smoothing effects in minimal time. Lactic acid and perfectly rounded aluminum oxide crystals gently whisk away dead skin cells. As fresh skin is revealed, its luminosity is instantly revived, and the appearance of fine lines and wrinkles is diminished. The tube is small, but it's only supposed to be used 1-2 times per week. This was also included in the February 2017 Boxycharm. The blue bottle seems to be an exclusive for FabFitFun.

Briogeo Rosarco Milk Reparative Leave-In Conditioner Spray ($20)
An ultra-lightweight leave-in conditioning spray fortified with a unique blend of nourishing rosehip, argan, and coconut oils.
I first sampled this product in February 2015 with ipsy. It smells great and does wonders on my hair.

Deborah Lippman Nail Polish Set ($19)
Subscribers either received blue and white or pink and white. The names are actually Shape of My Heart (pink), Blue Orchid (blue), and Like a Virgin (white). A portion of the proceeds from the sale of these duos goes to More Than Me Foundation, and organization working to empower girls and social change in Liberia.

Emerald Duv Joshua Tree Cage Bracelet ($80)
Make a statement in the Joshua Tree Cuff Bracelet by Emerald Duv. Features a lightweight design with an open body, all the right angles and curves for easy wear stacked up or solo.Select Members had a choice between this bracelet or an earring set from Luv AJ (value $85). There was also the option to receive both at a steal.

I'm not sure how I feel about the bracelet, but I'm glad I had the choice as I don't wear earring at all. The bracelet is a nice piece, but it's not my style. This piece is brass, plated with a patented e-coated gold plating to ensure quality and prevent tarnish.

REALHER Lip Kit ($48)
Our Specially Made, Most Popular Lip Kit contains a Matte Liquid Lipstick, Lip Plumping Lip Gloss and a Lip Liner.
Subscribers will receive either Deep Red, Deep Nude, or Neutral Pink. Select Members were able to pick between the three.

I selected Neutral Pink and I'm happy with my choice. Red would have been too bold, and Nude too boring.

 I like the Liquid Lipstick best.

Karuna Hydrating + Facial Mask (4 Masks, $28)
Clinically proven to increase hydration by 38.8% after only one use! Promotes elasticity Replenishes the skin’s moisture barrier Sheet masks are great! There's four in the box and they recommend using one a week. Perfect item to get our winter-dried skin ready for Spring.

Milly Zip Pouch ($45)
Own your inner Haute Mess carrying this canvas pouch from MILLY. The perfect size for holding all of your essentials, it can easily be used as a clutch or thrown in your bag for easy organization.This pouch made from canvas and the inside has a water resistant coating. It's perfect for the gym or beach to store your damp items, or keep your valuables safe and dry.

I've been a fan of Milly ever since they did a design collab with Banana Republic in 2013 and I was introduced to the fun prints and bright colours. Normally Milly is much too pricey for me, but I was able to score a gorgeous pink and navy print dress for a great price. I'm looking forward to the warmer weather so I can break it out again!

Gypsy05 Roundie ($50)
Lovely blanket with fun tassel trim. This super practical and trendy beach blanket is made out of 100% cotton. With it's fun colors you are guaranteed to turn even grey summer days into a bright adventure. It's diameter measurment of 62 1/2 " makes it possible for you to invite your friends to make new summer memories. But don't feel restricted by its name, our roundie also makes a great picnic blanket, bed cover, or table top … it can be whatever you want it to be just let your imagination roam free.
Select Members were able to choose their preferred pattern. Check here to see all the design options.

I've been obsessed with "roundies" since I got a round towel from Tofino Towel Co. (local company!) via the Summer 2016 Limited Edition box from Popsugar. In July 2016, FabFitFun offered a selection of discounted Kitsch roudies in their shop. I picked up "Empire". Aside from the design, it's almost identical to the Gypsy05 blanket. 

They are great as beach and picnic blankets. In the summer I throw one over my patio lounger instead of using a towel. I love the bright and fun design I selected!

The Spring 2017 FabFitFun VIP box included eight items, valued at $369 US. This box costs $50 per quarter, plus $8 shipping to Canada (US dollars), so the value is fantastic. I should also note that US subscribers received a sponsored bottle of Nature's Bounty vitamin gummies. Canadian customers did not receive this item, and there wasn't much communication on this. I'm going to guess it has to do with customs issues. I'm happy with this box and there are some great items to help me get ready for Spring!

Interested in trying FabFitFun? Use promo code FAB10 to save $10 off your first box. This Spring box is still available, so if you subscribe now, your first box will be Spring. Your Order Summary will list which box you are getting first, so you can double check to be sure. Once the Spring Box is sold out, new subscribers will receive The Editor’s Box. Following that, your next billing will be for the upcoming season's box (Summer). Click here to see FabFitFun's seasonal billing schedule.

Click here to check out FabFitFun VIP.



Disclaimer: Box information is correct as of posting date. As prices and terms are subject to change, please be sure to read the FAQ of this company before signing up.

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