Saturday, December 27, 2014

December Allure Sample Society Beauty Box

The Allure Sample Society beauty box is a monthly service for beauty products that promises 5 fresh deluxe sized samples from luxury brands designed for multiple uses.  You also receive a coupon each month for $15 off a $50 purchase from Beauty Bar and a 12 month subscription to Allure magazine.  The cost for this subscription is $15.00 a month with shipping included.

Price: $15.00 a month with no option to skip.


The good:

The samples: You get deluxe sized samples from luxury brands.   

Magazine: You get a free 12 month subscription to Allure magazine.  If you already subscribe they will extend your subscription and if you don't want it you can mail in a form for a refund on the value ($12)

Coupon: They send you a coupon with each box for $15 off a $50 purchase. The catch is your order has to include at least one item from a brand you received that month.  It doesn't have to be the item you received just the same brand.

Referrals: It's a win/win. You get a $5 credit on your account or you can donate that to charity and the person you refer gets a 20% discount on their first purchase at Beauty Bar. 

The not so good:

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


December Sample Society Box



Contents of box with approximate retail value.

.9 oz. Crabtree & Evelyn La Source Hand Therapy. Value = $8.00


FULL SIZE Butter London Lippy Tinted Lip Balm. Value = $20.00

FULL SIZE RGB nail polish in Oxblood. Value = $18.00

.17 oz. Burberry Fresh Glow Luminous Fluid Base in Nude Radiance. Value = $8.21

.17 Estee Lauder Advanced Night Repair Eye Gel. Value = $19.73

The total value of this box is $73.694. You wouldn't think all of these little samples would total up to such a high value. I love Butter London polish and this lip color looks really pretty. I feel like it will be creamy and smooth going on. I think I already have the RGB nail polish in that color. It sounds really familiar but I remember thinking I liked the color. I've been using eye cream every night which I don't know if it's making a difference but it can't hurt. 

Verdict: This box almost always great products and a great value. 

3 comments:

  1. Kind of wish I'd stuck around for this box! But the last couple I got were just so lackluster!

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  2. I'm so excited to receive this box. You can still order this for 15.00 and free shipping. The hand therapy value is 8.00 for that size according to their website.

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    1. Thanks for the update. I swear I looked on their site and could only find the larger size. I knew that value had to be wrong.

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