Luxe Box (Canada) — Spring 2016

So, I forgot to cancel my Luxe Box (referral link) subscription late last year, and this arrived in the mail yesterday.

Luxe Box is a seasonal box that costs $26 per quarter, though you can get a slight discount for signing up for more boxes at a time. I signed up with the semi-annual option: two boxes for $25 each. The annual option gives you four boxes for $24 each. Shipping is included, at least for the Canadian options.

You receive 7–8 items in each curated Luxe Box (I got 5 full-sized items and 2 trial-sizes this season). I did not take up the $10 “Beauty Surprise” option, even though I was pleased with what I got the one time I did.

What I Received

All prices in CA$, unless otherwise noted.

Luxe Box

  • BENEFIT The POREfessional Primer (3 mL, sample) [MSRP $37 for 22 mL]
  • BIODERMA Sébium AI Correcteur 2-in-1 Tinted Skin Perfecting Care for Acne Prone Skin in Light/Clair (30 mL, full size) [MSRP is I think ~US$24.95]
  • JELLY PONG PONG Softening Shower & Bath Gel in Lychee Gel (30 mL, full size) [MSRP US$15.95]
  • MASKERAIDE All Eyes On Me Hydrating Eye Gel Patches (4.7 g, 1 single-use pair of eye gels) [MSRP $25/box of 4 pairs]
  • MORGAN TAYLOR Professional Nail Lacquer in Eye Candy (15 mL, full size) [MSRP $15.83—holy heck! What?!]
  • POP BEAUTY Kajal Pen in Inky Purple (0.9 g, full size) [MSRP US$10]
  • SCHICK Hydro Silk Razor (1 reusable razor & 1 cartridge) [MSRP $12.64]

Random Additional Items

  • BENEFIT coupon for 3500 Shoppers Drug Mart Optimum Bonus Points when purchasing The POREfessional (if you shop online at beautyBOUTIQUE, you can use the code NOPORES, which expires April 16, 2016)
  • SCHICK coupon for $5 off any Hydro Silk refills

Here’s a quick rundown of what I think about each item (sorry, I don’t have pics of each individual item as my camera’s acting up again; guess I need to fiddle with it some more pics added!):

Quick Rundown

BENEFIT The POREfessional Primer
(3 mL, sample) [MSRP $37 for 22 mL]
I don’t really use primer, so this is kind of meh for me. BeneFit stuff seems excessively pricy to me, and I’ve rarely liked any of the few BeneFit items I’ve tried.

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Luxe Box (Canada) — Winter 2015

I received my second and probably last Luxe Box (referral link) a couple of weeks ago, and I’m a bit late getting it posted!

Luxe Box is a seasonal box that costs $26 per quarter, though you can get a slight discount for signing up for more boxes at a time. I signed up with the semi-annual option: two boxes for $25 each. The annual option gives you four boxes for $24 each. Shipping is included, at least for the Canadian options.

You receive 7–8 trial-sized items in each curated Luxe Box (I got 5 full-sized items and 2 trial-sizes this season). This time, I did not take up the $10 “Beauty Surprise” option, even though I was pleased with what I got last time. I guess the holidays were getting a little too spendy for me.

Luxe Box Canada, Winter 2015

What I Received

All prices in C$, unless otherwise noted.

Luxe Box

  • BIODERMA Hydrabio Tonique Moisturizing Toner Lotion (250 mL, full size) [MSRP $21.95]
  • CUCCIO Colour Nail Lacquer in Gazing in Genoa (13 mL, full size) [MSRP $4.21]
  • THE FACE SHOP Character Mask in Soothing / Apple (Monkey) (1 single-use mask) [MSRP 3/$9]
  • HASK Monoi Coconut Oil Deep Nourishing Conditioner (50 g, sample) [MSRP $1.77 (not sure why they say this; it’s US$2.99 at Ulta); 355 mL for US$5.99]
  • NEOSTRATA Acne Clear Clarifying Gel Cleanser (50 mL, sample) [MSRP $24 for 200 mL]
  • STARLOOKS Pro Luxe Longwear Eyeliner Pen in Black (10 mL, full size) [MSRP $19]
  • TEEEZ Read My Lips Lipstick in Roulette Red (2 g, full size) [MSRP $28.94]

Random Additional Item

  • BIODERMA coupon for $5 off Hydrabio Sérum Moisturizing Concentrate

Here are some additional photos of all the items:

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