Battle of the $10 Beauty Boxes – April 2017 Birchbox vs. ipsy vs. Play! by Sephora

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Battle of the $10 Beauty Boxes - February 2017 Birchbox vs. ipsy vs. Play! by Sephora
I think one of the most common questions I get is which subscription box do you prefer between the $10 Beauty Boxes? Birchbox, ipsy or Play! by Sephora?  So, I thought it would be fun to do a little monthly Battle of the Boxes!  Let’s check out the April 2017 boxes:


Birchbox Review + Coupon Code - April 2017
My April 2017 Birchbox included:

~(MALIN+GOETX) grapefruit face cleanser (15mL) ($3.43)
~Davines LOVE Smoothing Shampoo (75mL) ($7.80) and Davines LOVE Smoothing Conditioner (12mL) ($1.44)
~Dr. Jart+ Cicapair Tiger Grass Cream (5mL) ($4.80)
~The Beauty Crop GRLPWR Liquid Lipstick (Imma Bawse) (2mL) ($12)
~Number 4 Jour d’automne Super Texturing Spray (30mL) ($4.55)

****April 2017 Birchbox Value: $34.02****
# of Items: 6
Sample-Size: 5
Full-Size: 1

What is Birchbox?
Birchbox ($10/month) offers 4-6 (sometimes more) hand-picked beauty and lifestyle samples, delivered to your door each month.
Cost: $10/month
CategoryBeauty / Cosmetic / Makeup
ReviewsBirchbox Reviews


ipsy Review - April 2017

My April 2017  ipsy included:

~The Bag
~Glamour Dolls x Lisa Frank Angle Blush Brush ($4.99)
~Luseta Beauty Volume Reviving Dry Shampoo in Potpourri (1.69oz) ($1.12)
~Skinfix Foaming Oil Cleanser (1oz) ($4.41)
~OFRA Cosmetics Peach Blush (4g) ($15)
~Ciaté London Mini Bamboo Bronzer in Palm Island (0.1oz) ($8)

****April 2017 ipsy Value: $33.52****
# of Items: 6 (including bag)
Sample-Size: 3
Full-Size: 3 (including bag)

What is ipsy?
ipsy sends its members a beautiful Glam Bag with 4-6 deluxe samples and full-sized beauty products.
Cost: $10/month
CategoryBeauty / Cosmetic / Makeup
Reviewsipsy Reviews

Play! by Sephora

Play! by Sephora Review - April 2017

My April 2017 Play! by Sephora included:

~Ole Henriksen: Truth Serum (7mL) ($12)
~Dr. Dennis Gross ferulic + retinol wrinkle recovery peel (2 peels) ($11)
~Smashbox Photo Finish Foundation Primer (7.1mL) ($9)
~Make Up Forever Aqua XL Waterproof Eye Pencil in m-10 (0.01oz) ($5.25)
~Sephora Waterproof Eye Makeup Remover (25mL) ($3.75)
~Juliette Has a Gun – Not A Perfume Fragrance (1.7mL) ($2.30)

****April 2017 Play! by Sephora Value: $43.30****
# of Items: 6
Sample-Size: 6
Full-Size: 0

What is Play! by Sephora?
Play! by Sephora ($10/month) is a monthly subscription box program. Each month subscribers will receive a box of deluxe samples, along with an exclusive PLAY! BOOK — packed with helpful advice — and a PLAY! PASS to redeem in store for a free one-on-one learning session with a beauty expert. The six product samples in your PLAY! by SEPHORA box are from the same prestige brands Sephora carries in store and online, and they are sized to use multiple times.
Cost: $10/month
CategoryMakeup / Cosmetic / Beauty
ReviewsPLAY! by Sephora Reviews


The winner this month was……. Birchbox!  The brands were great, the value was nice and the sizes were  awesome.  Loved this box!

What was your favorite $10 Beauty Box for April?

About Jennifer

Jennifer is the author and founder of Subscription Box Ramblings. She first discovered subscription boxes in 2012 and has been addicted since. Current favorites include Popsugar Must Have Box, Boxycharm, Mommy Mailbox and Rachel Zoe Box of Style.

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