Wednesday, October 31, 2012

October PopSugar Must Have Box

The PopSugar Must Have Box is simply awesome!  They had a rocky start with their very first box but every one since then has been awesome!  The price of the box is $35 a month w/shipping included.  They also have 3, 6 and 12 month subscriptions and each one saves you a little bit of money.  The products in the last 2 boxes have been just fantastic!  PopSugar advertises that you will receive full size and premium items worth over $100 (based on the manufacturer MSRP at the time acquired by Sugar) - they don't lie!  This box contains a variety of products.  The booklet they has a sections with product information on each item which is super cool. 

I want to say thanks to Liz. B and Anna W. for using my referral link.  I received this months box free because of them.  You guys are awesome!


The good: 

Products: Full size products as promised and a nice variety of beauty, home etc.  

Pricing structure: They have monthly, 3, 6 and yearly subscriptions.  Each one (except monthly) saves you a little bit of money.  

Referrals: The offer a generous referral program.  Refer 2 people get a month free.  5 people 3 months free and 10 people is 6 months free.  

The not so good:

The price: $35 is a little high for a monthly box but you do get some really cool stuff with a value of way more than $35

Skip a month: There is no option to skip, only cancel. 


Contents of box with retail price:

Must Have Home
6 oz. (50 hrs burn time) Red Flower Moroccan Rose Petal topped candle. Value = $38.00

Must Have Entertainment
J.K. Rowling's newest book The Casual Vacancy (hardback). Value = $35.00

Must Have Fitness
pair of Crescent Moon grippy Socks. Value = $9.99

Must Have Beauty
OPI Pink of Hearts Nail Polish Duo. Value = $14.95 - OPI polish is fantastic and I love these colors!

Must Have Food
bag of Dylan's Candy Bar Gummy Bears. Value = $5.00 ? - These was too chewy for me.  I prefer soft gummies. 

Special Extras
1 oz. bag Pirate's Booty aged cheddar popcorn. Value = $1.00 - Luckily I've had this before because the boyfriend got to this before me and ate the whole bag! 

FULL SIZE bottle Clear Scalp & Hair Beauty Therapy Shampoo. Value = $4.99 - great shampoo

FULL SIZE bottle Clear Scalp & Hair Beauty Therapy Conditioner. Value = $4.99 - great conditioner


The total value of this month's box is $113.92.  Once again this box is full of great stuff!  I have been wanting a pair of the grippy socks for awhile now so I was super excited to get a pair of these.  The candle is very pretty and smells nice.  I can't decide if I'm going to gift it or keep it.  I absolutely love the sparkly OPI polish.  I almost NEVER buy book sat full price I think they are way over priced so this book is not something I would normally buy but I'm glad I got it.  I always appreciate everyday items like shampoo and conditioner because it's something I would have to buy anyway.  


Verdict: PopSugar is a definite must have!  The last 2 boxes have been great, I sure hope they keep that up!

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

4 comments:

  1. Oh I'm jealous you got the full sized shampoo, I got the 3oz versions. I heard that people were getting both but you are the first I've seen that got the full one!

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    1. Corey - I had no idea people were getting the sample sizes instead of the full size. I wonder why they would do that and was it just random? The value of the box would still be great but I imagine people would be upset by the difference.

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  2. I am so sad that i got in after they sold out of this box. But this box looks awesome

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  3. and the clear hair and scalp full size at my local stores is 8.99 so super value there!

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