Monday, December 8, 2014

December PopSugar Must Have

The PopSugar Must Have Box is a monthly subscription box that is geared toward many aspects of your lifestyle.  It includes, food, beauty, fashion, tech, and all kinds of other treasures. The price of the box is $39.95 a month w/shipping included.  They also have 3, 6 and 12 month subscriptions and each one saves you a little bit of money.

Price: $35.78-$39.95 a month with no option to skip. 

This subscription is available in the US only and ships from Gilroy, Ca.  

The good: 

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

Booklet: The include an info booklet in each box about the products. 

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.  I've was super lucky and 10 people used my referral link so I got 6 months free way back when I first started subscribing.

The not so good:

The price: $40 is a little high for a monthly box but you do get some really cool stuff with a value of way more than $40

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

Max Referrals: They only reward you for the first 10 referrals. I think they're referral program is very generous but I would like to see something beyond 10 referrals. Maybe some type of point system or discount.

December PopSugar Box

Close up of the necklace. 

The scarf. 


Contents of box with approximate retail price:

SPUN by Subtle Luxury Speckled Metallic Scarf. Value = $62.00

Sparklepop Sydney 18k gold plate Necklace. Value = $42.00

Canvas Dauville Platinum Bowl. Value = $29.00

Smashbox Be Legendary Long-Wear Lip Lacquer in Bordeaux. Value = $24.00 - It's super dark but I love the color. 

Knot & Bow Parcel Tags, set of 10. Value = $4.00

Williams-Sonoma Cupcake Mix in Vanilla Bean. Value = $14.95

The value of this box is $175.95. I was excited to see this box today, usually I get it much later in the month. I tell ya with all these subscription boxes I'm set in scarves. I really need to make a conscious effort to wear them more often. The necklace is actually really pretty and I was surprised at how long it is. It would like nice with a long sweater. The bowl is nice except it has an unfinished texture on the outside. I don't know why but that always feels weird to me. I like the inside though, it's super sparkly and shiny. I'm thinking of saving the cupcake mix for New Year's, sounds like a new years type of dessert to me. Although I'm not sure how well it will go with my Gumbo. I'm loving the color of the lip stuff. It's dark but I think I can pull it off. 

Verdict: This months PopSugar was fantastic and a terrific value!

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