Who doesn’t love cruelty free beauty finds? This is my first ever cruelty free and vegan beauty subscription box review, and most definitely won’t be the last.
What is The Cruelty Free Beauty Box?
They are a 100% cruelty free & vegan company which send boxes to your house full of beauty goodies. All brands that they work with have to be Vegan as well as Cruelty free, which ticks off all my boxes! I was kindly gifted this from a family member for my birthday, so every 2 month’s for 6 months I will receive a box. I’ll receive three boxes in total, over a 6 month period and I have no clue what will be inside which is so exciting! On top of that, anything I fall in love with I can re-purchase from the site.
How Much Does The Box Cost?
There are three different type of subscription boxes, so it really depends on the size of the box and duration of how long you wanted to take the box for. They have 3 box sizes:
- Mini box: 3 – 6 products
- Original Box: 5-8 Products
- Deluxe Box: 7-12 Products
I was kindly gifted the original box. If you want to see the full breakdown of pricing, follow this link.
What was Included in this Cruelty Free Beauty Box
What wasn’t include is the question? As well as having lot’s of beauty products, there was even one of my favourite vegan chocolate brands, some nuts and a hairbrush! Please find full list below:
- Balade en Provence – Solid Night Cream – £19.95
- The Salt Parlour – Bath & Body Oil – £16.95
- PITT BALM – Deodorant Balm – £5
- Ben & Anna – Sensitive Toothpaste – £8.95
- Lue by Jean Seo – Fade – £14.95
- LONDON Copyright eyeshadow in Sundown – £4.50
- Moo Free – Cinder Toffee – £2.95
- Good4u – Veggie Protein Shots – £1
- Bamboo Desire – Bamboo Massage Hairbrush – £12.95
Apologies for the amateur video, it was my first ever video on Instagram and I had no clue what I was doing!
Balade en Provence – Solid Night Cream
How in my 31 years, had I not invested in a night cream? I’ve always had fairly decent skin, she says whilst touching wood, so I never felt like there was any value from a cream whilst sleeping! Occasionally I would use my day moisturiser as a night moisturiser, if my skin felt drier than usual in the colder months.
When I opened the box, I was a little confused as it looked like soap. All you need to do is, glide the bar over your face and the warmth from your skin will melt the bar. Then use your fingers to massage the product into your face, as you would any night cream. I can hands down say, this is one of my favourite products in the box. I honestly wake up with soft, hydrated skin and I LOVE it.
100% will be re-purchasing.
The Salt Parlour – Bath & Body Oil
This bath & body oil, can be used whilst bathing as well as after a shower on your skin. It is recommended to use whilst in the shower, as the floor can get VERY slippery. This oil was super hydrating and I loved it. It smelt great too.
Would I re-purchase? Is it worth £17? I’m not 100% sold, as there are so many oils in the market for a lot cheaper. It’s definitely a nice treat to be gifted, as you can tell it’s a more luxurious body oil, but I’m not sure if I can justify that price personally.
PITT BALM – Deodorant Balm
I was most sceptical about this product when opening up the cruelty free beauty box as I’ve never ever rubbed on deodorant. I found the concept so strange and it took me a few weeks to get my head around it. Once I had used it for a few weeks, I then found the concept of spraying on deodorant odd. It’s crazy how your mind set can change so quickly. These deodorants are made up only 7 natural ingredients, which makes them free from any harmful ingredients. This product is also waste free, you can refill the carton at hot spots around the UK.
I did enjoy using this product, and I would re-purchase. On the flip side to that, I am keen to see others in the market too as natural deodorant is a new concept for me.
LONDON Copyright – Eyeshadow in Sundown
I absolutely loved this eyeshadow colour, it’s the perfect burnt orange shade with a matte finish. I love neutral colours and make up, so this was the ideal shade for my skin tone. I’ve used this as an eyeshadow as well as a pop of colour on my cheeks.
Would I re-purcahse? Yes I would, and I’m keen to try other shades.
Ben & Anna – Sensitive Toothpaste
I’ve never really purchased sensitive toothpaste, I’m always the girl that looks for the most whitening ones. I found this toothpaste very neutral on my teeth, not abrasive at all. It was mint flavoured, however I could have done with a more ‘minty’ taste. It comes with a cute little spatula to apply the toothpaste onto your toothbrush. They do have others in the range, such as the whitening one which I will most likely try next.
Would I re-purchase? I wouldn’t repurchase this sensitive one, as it doesn’t leave me with that fresh feeling after brushing my teeth. Would I try their whitening one? Absolutely!
Lue by Jean Seo – Fade
This product claims to treat dark spots and discoloration on skin to diminish the effects of scars, acne, sun damage, and aging. I have to admit, I have pretty clear skin so I’ve only recently started using it in the last couple of weeks. I do feel a slight tingle when I apply it, which makes me think it must be having some sort impact on my skin. It’s too early for me to say whether this product is effective and I will come back to update my review in the coming months.
Moo Free – Cinder Toffee
Who doesn’t love chocolate? This toffee chocolate was delicious! I’ve had Moo free chocolates before and I absolutely love their range of chocolates. A few of my favourites include sea salt & Caramel and the original.
Would I re-purchase? For definite!
Good4u – Veggie Protein Shots
I loved this small pack of BBQ nuts, great just before or after a workout or even as a 3pm pick me up snack.
Would I re-purchase? Yes!
Bamboo Massage Hairbrush
I wasn’t expecting there to be a product in the box that I could keep for life, so this was a lovely surprise. I couldn’t seem to find this product on the website anymore, however there are number of bamboo hairbrushes in the market. The brush claims to promote hair growth by massaging your scalp for a few minutes a day to the roots. I personally haven’t seen any difference, however I haven’t used it every day. Also, my hair grows at a speedy rate, so to track if it’s growing at a faster rate is difficult! I do love this brush and use it pretty often, even just to massage your head it’s a nice sensation.
Would I re-purchase? Well, I guess I don’t need to as this brush is for life hopefully. Would I recommend others to buy? Yes I would.
Why Should I Invest in The Cruelty Free Beauty Box Subscription?
I’ve only recently started only buying from brands that are cruelty free, so this subscription box has massively helped me find brands that I had not heard of previously. I was struggling to find brands that were ethical, vegan and cruelty free. I had no idea where to start, and manufacturers of beauty products can put almost anything they like on their packaging, which makes it increasingly difficult. By supporting this company, you are speaking up for those that are voiceless as well as strengthening the voice that tells companies that testing on animal is NOT acceptable.
Why Everyone Needs To Be Buying Only Cruelty Free:
- Animal testing is cruel.
- Animal testing may not even work.
- There are thousands of safe proven cosmetic ingredients.
- So many brands are already cruelty free.
- Cruelty Free Products have less non-toxic chemicals.
Above are just a few of the reasons why everyone should switch to cruelty free living. If you want to see the full blog post on the reasons to only buy cruelty free, click here.
There are a number of cruelty free and vegan beauty boxes in the market. Comment below and let me know if you’ve tried this company or any others. Would love to hear from all my lovely readers! 🙂
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