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A Year of Subscription Boxes

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Last year I went on a journey trying out many subscription services that offered beauty products and samples, hair care, nail products, and food items. So I decided to write a post that briefly describes the boxes I tried, my opinions of them, why I quit them, and my overall conclusions.
So many boxes, so little money! I think the first 3 subscription boxes I tried were Ipsy, Birchbox, and Julep.
Ipsy: $10.00/month: seemed geered towards younger girls interested in trying out make-up.
I quickly did not like the types of make-up I was getting.
Birchbox(similar to Ipsy); getting you about 5 sample size products for $10.00/month, but with much better choices; which included skin care items.
Julep: $24.99/month gets you 3 full size nail polish or related products. The brand is much about hype; some pretty polishes, not everyone likes them though. I got hooked on this one for a while, stocking up on different colored polishes.
Glossybox:$21.00/month: seemed more upscale, offering 5 "…