Thursday, August 30, 2012

August Wellybox

I keep hearing good things about Wellybox so I decided to add this to my list of subscriptions.  (I wonder what my mail person thinks about me.)  Wellybox advertises as being the cleanest, purist curated box of strictly organic, eco-friendly goodness on the market from super food to shampoos.  This price of all this eco-friendly goodness is monthly $25 a month plus $4.95 shipping, 3 month subscription for $22 a month plus $4.95 shipping or 6 month subscription for $20 a month plus $4.95 shipping.  I did a little investigating and liked what I saw so I opted for the 6 month subscription. 

The good:

Products: This allows you to try organic and eco-friendly products for a fraction of the cost. 

Price: They have different levels of subscribing which save a few dollars.

Variety: They send a variety of items so there is something for everyone

The not so good:

Payment method: You have to use PayPal.  I don't like this because PayPal forces you to use your account balance before using your credit card.  I like to keep my PayPal money separate. 

Contents of box with retail price

1.8 oz. package Kopali dried Organic Goldenberry. Value = $4.39 - Holy moly these things are tart!  I put a few in my vanilla yogurt but I think that was too much tartness. Maybe I'll mix the rest with something sweet. 

1.7 oz. package Kopali dried Organic Pineapple. Value = $4.39 - Strangely enough this was missing that yummy pineapple flavor I love.  It seems over-dried and kind of hard. 

2 oz. jar Omica Organics Stevia vanilla flavor. Value = $20.00

2 packages 10 uses each of Eco Nuts Organic Laundry Soap. Value $3.99/ea - I'm undecided on these.  My laundry smelled clean and felt clean but it's weird not using soap. 

1 oz. Body Nurish Coconut Cleansing Milk. Value $2.75 (4 oz. $11.00)

1 oz. Body Nurish Almond Honey Mask. Value $2.00 (8 oz. $16.00)

1 oz. Body Nurish Coconut Sugar Scrub. Value $2.00 (8 oz. $16.00)

.5 oz Body Nurish Facial Toner. Value $2.00 (4 oz. $16.00)

The total value of my box is $41.52.  What a great deal.  I love having snack foods around the house so this is perfect.  I am super curious about the laundry nuts.  In my head I can't fathom how they get clothes clean but I'm willing to try it.  I received enough for 20 loads of laundry so I hope it works.  I've had Stevia before and I've actually even eaten a leaf out of a garden and it's very sweet.  I don't sweeten many of my drinks but if I do I would prefer to use this as opposed to sugar. 

Verdict: Great variety of items.  Can't wait for next month. 

I am not any type of sponsor paid or unpaid for Wellybox.  I purchase these subscriptions myself. 


  1. I have Soapnuts but haven't used them yet. We'll have to try them out together, ha ha!

  2. Ooo I hope I get soap nuts in one of my subscriptions - I keep hearing about them and they're supposed to work well!

    1. They are definitely interesting. I've only used it on one load of laundry so I'm undecided. My laundry seemed clean. I'm going to give them a try again this weekend.

  3. Would you recommend the Eco nuts? Really curious to try them out :)

    1. You know I'm not really sure. I've used them twice now but was leery to use them on items like gym clothes, socks etc so used the for everyday clothes like shirts and pants - stuff that doesn't get sweated on a lot. After the second use I could feel they had started to break apart - which is normal. I smelled my clothes after each use and they smelled fine and felt clean. I really like the idea of them but it's kind of a mind thing not using "soap". I think it's one of those things you really have to try for yourself because oddly enough laundry detergent is such a personal choice. I personally buy non-scented liquid detergents because I don't like the weird smells they add to the products. These fit that bill but it's weird not using "soap".