September 7, 2012

My August POPSUGAR Must Have Box

The popular entertainment site POPSUGAR has created a new subscription service sharing their favorite products. The Must Have box is a monthly service where you get a curated box delivered to your door. Each box features hand-selected items from the editors worth $100 or more. It's a similar idea to i-ELLA's The List but rather than spending $59, I think you get a little more bang for your buck.

I started with the $35/month option to see how I liked the service before committing. The only downside is I have to re-order each month. Almost all the products were full sized. The August box featured products that focused on wrapping up the summer. Here's what I received:

Pop Physique Original Butt DVD ($14.99) | Alora Ambiance Reed Diffuser in isola (16 oz $90) | Pretzel Crisps Original (7.2 oz bag $3.49) | Bear Naked Fruit and Nut Granola | govino Go Anywhere Wine Glasses (4/16 oz glasses $12.95) | Baggu Bag in Magenta ($9) | Tatcha PETAL FRESH Original Aburatorigami Blotting Papers (30 sheets $12) | Postagram Prints coupon | Sprout Skincare Cleanser and Exfoliator (samples $10) 


I've never tried a diffuser before but this product alone already adds up to the $100 value of the box. Isola is gardenia, tuberose and fig.You get 10 sticks and jar that will last up to 6 months.


It was pretty sweet that they gave you FOUR wine glasses. They also included these personalized coasters, aren't they cute?
I was excited to try the Sprout products. The exfoliant reminds me of dermalogica's daily exfoliant where you add water to a grainy substance. It's very soft and gentle - enjoyed using it! The Cleanser unfortunately broke and leaked all over the box. It ended up damaging the blotting papers. I reached out to POPSUGAR to ask for replacements.

Overall, I really liked the box. I definitely felt like I got my money's worth. There lots of extra goodies like the delicious snacks that made the experience worthwhile.

Would you subscribe to POPSUGAR's Must Have Box?

6 comments:

  1. Sounds like a good box that's worth what you pay! I love diffusers. I have one in my room too.
    Such a shame the cleanser broke. Hope you get a replacement.

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  2. looks pretty awesome! i still don't think i'd be willing to spend $35 on a monthly subscription though!

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    1. hehe you can opt out every month but definitely need to slim down on boxes

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  3. Fun box! Kinda pricey, but still so cool.

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    1. Yeah, definitely high up there but not as much as i-ELLA's box which made me want to try it.

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