Battle of the $10 Beauty Boxes – June 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 June 2017 boxes:


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

~CLEAN Cool Cotton Eau de Parfum (1mL) ($1.20)
~Balance Me Instant Lift Primer (5mL) ($10.50)
~Neuma Beauty neuMoisture Instant Fix (1fl.oz) ($3.82)
~Mellow Cosmetics Liquid Lip Paint (Tehran) (0.05oz) ($7)
~Manna Kadar Cosmetics Eye Candy Priming Shadow Stick (Jelly Bean) (1.5g) ($14.40)

****June 2017 Birchbox Value: $36.92****
# of Items: 5
Sample-Size: 5
Full-Size: 0

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


My June 2017 ipsy included:

~The Bag
~Kokie Cosmetics Nail Polish (Atlantis At Last) ($6)
~theBalm Instain (Pinstripe) (1.15g) ($3.89)
~PÜR Mini Fully Charged Magnetic Mascara (4mL) ($12)
~Dr. Lili Fan Probiotic Recovery Cream (20mL) ($27.20)

****June 2017 ipsy Value: $54.94****
# of Items: 6 (including bag)
Sample-Size: 4
Full-Size: 2 (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 - June 2017

My June 2017 Play! by Sephora included:

~tarte Tarteguard 20 Tinted Moisturizer Broad Spectrum SPF 20 Sunscreen (7.5mL) ($5.40)
~Murad Invisiblur™ Perfecting Shield Broad Spectrum SPF 30 PA+++ (5mL) ($10.83)
~Bumble and bumble Bb. Don’t Blow It Fine (H)air Styler (15mL) ($4)
~Kat Von D Everlasting Liquid Lipstick (K-Dub) (3mL) ($9.09)
~Briogeo Curl Charisma™ Rice Amino + Avocado Leave–In Defining Crème (0.75oz) ($2.50)
~Mugler Alien Spray (1.2mL) ($4.46)

****June 2017 Play! by Sephora Value: $36.28****
# 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 for June was…….ipsy!  Play! by Sephora was a close second, but I was really into this month’s ipsy bag and all the goodies in it.

What was your favorite $10 Beauty Box for June?

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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