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Tuesday, September 29, 2015

NEW Essence Magazine Beauty Box (Deadline to Sign Up is 9/30)

Attention Women of Color! If you're interested in the new Essence Magazine Beauty Box ($15 per month + free shipping), the deadline to sign up for the October box is 9/30 (tomorrow). I didn't even know Essence was launching a beauty box, so I want to thank reader Tamishia (@qsandmakeup on Instagram) for this fantastic tip! Here's the scoop:

Keep reading for the details, plus a look inside the October box...

Subscription beauty boxes are nothing new—you’ve probably experienced your fair share of subscription boxes over the years. But, now there’s a new way to celebrate our beauty and receive luxe samples that that speak directly to us. Introducing the ESSENCE BeautyBox, a subscription service box curated by our trusted beauty experts delivered directly to your door each month. In it, you’ll have an opportunity to test some of the latest and most innovative products, as well as our proven favorites. 
Subscribers will receive five samples monthly, along with beauty information, tips and tricks from the best of the best. Brands featured in the box include Smashbox, Eden Bodyworks, CURLS, Tarte, L’Occitane, Kimo Bentley, Ginger and Liz, and a host of others. 
The first box launches in October at $15 a month with three subscription plans to choose from.

For details and to sign up, click HERE. (Per the website, you can cancel your subscription at any time.)

Would you like to know what will be in the October box? Of course you would! Thanks to Tamishia for letting me know that @stylexidebydrea posted a sneak peek at the October box HERE, and the contents are as follows:

  • Eden BodyWorks All Natural Coconut Hair Oil
  • Calvin Klein Eternity Now for Women 
  • Curls Creme Brulee Whipped Curl Cream
  • L'Occitane Shea Butter Hand Cream
  • Tarte The Brow Architect

Wow, that's a great first box, right? What do you think? Are you going to take the plunge? Don't wait too long if you're interested though, since you have to sign up by tomorrow (9/30) to get the October box.

Thanks again, Tamishia, for the great tip and info. I really appreciate it!


  1. Happy happy joy joy happy happy joy joy!

  2. I'll pass. I got that curls cream in the Target box and I have so many brow products. I'm currently using the micro brow pencil from NYX. Its made in Korea and a total dupe for Anastasia.


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