August Beauty Box 5 Review!


Beauty Box 5 is a monthly subscription box.. For $12 a month, you will get 5 deluxe or full size beauty items shipped right to your door.. Beauty Box 5 ships through DHL/USPS, so it comes right to your mailbox! 

They give a good mix of beauty related products that range from hair, to skincare, makeup, and polishes! For the month of September, you can get their August box FREE when you sign up! Just apply the promo code “AUGUSTFREE” at checkout, and you will only pay the $12 for September’s box 🙂

To sign up for Beauty Box 5, click HERE

I received their free August box and was surprised by how tiny the box was! I don’t know how they fit the products in there, but they did. You have been warned (lol)

Small box addressed, now let’s get to the good stuff and see what was inside! 


First impression? I can’t get past how tiny it is! But it does look pretty cute..



Each Beauty Box 5 comes with an info card that lists each item inside and some useful information about each one, including full size retail values! 



Novex Brazilian Keratin 1.05oz packet

Value = .63 cents

The info card says to massage this intensive treatment into your hair after shampooing, leave in for 25 minutes, then rinse out for smoothness and shine..

Full size retails for $19.50 for 2lbs



La Fresh Travel Lite Makeup Remover Wipes

8 wipes value = $3.35

These wipes are said to remove makeup from eyes, lips and face and are free of parabens..

Full size retails for $19.99 for 48 wipes


Nanacoco Lip Gloss in Mysterious

FULL SIZE! Value = $3.99

This lip gloss is definitely full of pigment and is said to have Vitamin E! Although the info card states that this gloss has “no stickiness attached”, I have to disagree.. This is comparable to putting on a nicely pigmented pink glue stick.. Just my humble opinion.. 😉


Style Essentials Nail Polish

0.25 oz value = $1.75

This polish is advertised as a pretty dash of color with a fun finish.. I’m thinking not. This really isn’t my color.. The polish itself is very thin and transparent, but easy to apply..

Full size retails for $7 for the 4 Nail Polish Collection


Purlisse Pur~protect SPF 30

.5oz value = $16.17

Although this sunscreen is said to be non-greasy and won’t upset sensitive complexions, it pretty much was the opposite.. It not only irritated my face, but was also very very greasy.. Definitely not good for my combination skin. 

Full size retails for $55 for 1.7oz



Ultimately, it is a cute box.. I have no use of sunscreen at the moment, am against keratin products, and seriously dislike the nail polish.. BUT the wipes are perfect for my purse and the lip gloss is super pigmented and long wearing.. 


The overall value of the August Beauty Box 5 was $25.91.. So for $12, you really do get your money’s worth. I’m not sure this box is geared towards women though. I would more likely suggest it for a teenage girl.. 


Interested in trying Beauty Box 5? Sign up by clicking HERE, and enter the promo code “AUGUSTFREE” at checkout to get their August box free as well 🙂


By: Celise Hartgrove

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6 thoughts on “August Beauty Box 5 Review!

  1. Yeah that was not a stellar box at all. I have had far better from BB5 sorry you got that stuff. It does look like a teen girls box! Why are you against Keratin? I am always wanting to learn more about whats in our product, not that it always keeps me from using product but I am curious.

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    • Lol it really did! To answer your question, Keratin destroyed my hair! At one point, it was falling out in clumps! There is keratin that straightens your hair, and that is what I used. I lost all of my curl and then it all started to fall out. I had to chop my hair short to fix the damage.. This Brazilian keratin from Novex is supposedly a natural keratin that doesn’t straighten and/or damage your hair. But I’m a bit traumatized after the other one lol

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