December Beautiful Being Box

This is a relatively new Canadian Subscription box. Beautiful Being Box contains items from small businesses with the goal to make you smile, feel confident and beautiful and help you to see true beauty. Each box contains tea, a lip balm and 1-3 other products (usually from Etsy shops). These boxes are reasonably priced. They are 19.99$ per month (shipping included!!!), and you can often find deals for 3, 6 or year-long subscriptions. I bought a 3-month subscription and will receive the November, December and January box. All prices included are from the card.

This company also has a rewards system. You receive 200 points for making an account and can earn additional points at a rate of 5 points per dollar spent.

Without further ado, let’s get to the box! This month the theme is Sweet & Cozy.

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Amitea Organics Tea

From Amitea Organics, I received 3 different Christmasy teas. I received Joy to the World Black Tea, Iciclcle Mint Rooibos and Winterberry Green Tea. I am so not a tea person so this will be passed onto someone who is.

Value:6.50$

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Eclair Lips Lip Balm

 

This is a dessert flavored lip balm. It’s Chocolate Cranberry Shortbread. It smells really nice.

Value: 6$

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Lavender & Vanilla Goats Milk Bath Soaks

This is a handmade bath soak made with powdered goats milk, rolled oats, dried lavender buds, sea salt, baking soda, cornstarch and ground vanilla bean. I received two tea bags of this, so I will be able to try this out more than once.

 

Value: 7$

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Soy Tealights from Bow & Arrow Candle Co

 

I received quite the assortment of tealights. I received Cedarwood Vanilla, Spiced Cranberry, Apple Pie, Maple Pancakes and Cinnamon Vanilla. I’ve already started burning the Apple Pie and it smells amazing! Some of these are holiday scents.

Value: 7$

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Overall:

This month’s box had a value of 26.50$.  For boxes such as this one (with the majority of the items coming from Etsy shops), my main criteria is that I at least get what I paid for.  I like discovering new etsy stores and having cute handmade items. I will likely save some of the candles for gifting, but I will be using the rest.

Have you tried this sub? What do you think?

Cheers,

Kristen

November Beautiful Being Box

This is a relatively new Canadian Subscription box. Beautiful Being Box contains items from small businesses with the goal to make you smile, feel confident and beautiful and help you to see true beauty. Each box contains tea, a lip balm and 1-3 other products (usually from Etsy shops). These boxes are reasonably priced. They are 19.99$ per month (shipping included!!!), and you can often find deals for 3, 6 or year-long subscriptions. I bought a 3-month subscription and will receive the November, December and January box.

This company also has a rewards system. You receive 200 points for making an account and can earn additional points at a rate of 5 points per dollar spent.

Without further ado, let’s get to the box!

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I love how well packaged this is! It’s a nice touch and made me feel extra special! I also really appreciated the personalized note on the inside of the package.

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For some strange reason, I didn’t go picture crazy. I have this one picture, and my box is disassembled all over my apartment at the moment.

Maple Cream Tea

This is tea by the company Linen + Leaves. It’s described as ‘Perfectly cozy, Autumn flavors to comfort you on those cool fall days. ‘ I am so not a tea person so this will be passed onto someone who is.

Value: 1.60$

Orange Spice Lip Balm by Wild Prarie Botanicals

This is an orange-y lip balm and is described as ‘Sweet & warm. Perfect for cool fall nights and kick starting crisp mornings.’ Wild Prarie Botanicals is an Etsy shop out of Calgary, Alberta.

I actually haven’t opened this because I’ve added it to my Christmas gift pile. It’s that time of year and I like giving cute little gifts.

Value: 4.50$

Lavender Sachet

This is a lovely smelling lavender filled sachet from Atelier Emma Rose (the lavender) and Bear Earth Herbals (Organic Muslin bag). It is described as ‘Beautifully sweet and calming- perfect for freshening up drawers, closets, stinky shoes or placing under your pillow for a good night’s sleep.’

The extra muslin bag is actually for the tea (and not for extra lavender as I originally thought.) I think it was a nice touch to include that since not everyone would have one of those tea balls or infusers.

I stuck the lavender near my pillow and oh my goodness! It simply smells amazing! It’s very relazing.

Atelier Emma Rose is from Delaware Valley, USA and Bear Earth Herbals is from Michigan, USA.

Value: 3$

‘The Time is Meow’ Print

This is from Elemenopee (ha! LMNOP!) Design. It’s explained on the card as ‘A cute & friendly reminder to seize the day this refreshingly fun season.’

I have this on my dresser. It’s a cute sized print and I love the message. It’s like a cat themed version of carpe diem. I haven’t decided if I am keeping this or passing it onto a cat loving friend.

Value: 3$

Pearl Pendant Necklace

This is a necklace from Vachonista. It’s described as ‘This gooorgeous necklace is perfect for any occasion- simple & sophisticated!’

This is a beautiful necklace. It’s very sweet and elegant. That being said, it’s not exactly my style. I may give it a whirl, but I am not sure when I will wear this.

Value: 17$

Overall:

I was pleasantly surprised by the first (for me) box. I like the variety and it was a great pick me up. I received roughly a value of 30$, which is about 10$ more than I paid. For boxes such as this one (with the majority of the items coming from Etsy shops), my main criteria is that I at least get what I paid for.

Have you tried this sub? What do you think?

Cheers,

Kristen