GIVEAWAY – 3 OishiiBox Subscription Boxes!

by Must Have Boxes on July 23, 2014

OishiiBox is hosting a special giveaway exclusively for my readers!  Three (3) lucky randomly-selected winners will each receive an OishiiBox filled yummy Asian snacks. I recently reviewed this awesome subscription and was so pleased with these tasty treats. This giveaway ends on August 1 at 12:00 AM PST, so be sure to enter. Good luck, everyone! :)



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Birchbox Review – July 2014

by Must Have Boxes on July 22, 2014


Company: Birchbox

Category: Beauty

Cost: USD $10/month, free shipping

About: Birchbox is the best way to discover new grooming, beauty and lifestyle products. Sample top products from high-end brands, get expert advice, buy new favorites and earn points with every purchase.”

The Scoop: Birchbox has an awesome rewards program. By completing product surveys and purchasing full-size items, you can earn points which translate into actual dollars toward your next purchase. These points rack up quickly too, so you’re sure to score some freebies.

The Box:

Birchbox has teamed up with Women’s Health Magazine to bring you a collection of beauty items that will help power up your month. Love it! I’m all about energizing my routine and I can’t wait to read the tips and tricks from Women’s Health to help boost my daily routine. The July Birchbox shipment arrived in a cute branded box with the contents carefully wrapped inside. There was also a detailed card that described each of the featured products. Let’s check them out…


Juice Beauty Stem Cellular Repair Moisturizer
Sample size 0.26 oz., value: USD $9.94

Where has this product been all my life?! The Stem Cellular Repair Moisturizer from Juice Beauty with help take years off the look of your skin with his blend of organic compounds, including fruit stem cells and Vitamin C. These ingredients work to repair DNA damage and encourage the growth of new cells. As a result, you’ll see a reduction in the appearance of fine lines and wrinkles. I’ve been using this moisturizer each evening and the outcome has been fantastic so far. I really like the fresh lemon verbena fragrance too!

Vasanti Detox Nutrient-Rich Purifying Facial Cleanser
Sample size 20 ml, value: USD $3.20

After a long day of work or play, your skin is in desperate need of a deep cleaning. You’ll get some serious relief with this purifying facial cleanser from Vasanti. This foaming soap washes away toxins and pore-clogging impurities with its unique combination of antiaging ingredients, including omega 3 and 6. The best part? You skin will still retain its natural moisture and boast a bright, healthy complexion. This fresh, gentle cleanser is great for even the most sensitive of skin and it can be used daily.

Cynthia Rowley Beauty Eyeliner
Sample size 0.8g, value: USD $11.28

I know, first hand, how dramatically eyeliner can enhance your look. Fashion designer Cynthia Rowley is familiar with bold, fierce designs and she’s bringing you a new line of stylish liners. The smudge-proof liner formula is smooth and creamy and glides on super smooth. Black is a classic, wearable shade that lasts throughout the day. I used this eyeliner to create a sultry smoky eye and the result was beautiful! The pencil is easily sharpened if you prefer a finer point as well. 

Naobay Body Radiance Lotion
Sample size 1.01 fl. oz., value: USD $2.86

I don’t know about you, but I’m obsessed with having smooth, touchable skin throughout the year. This high-quality, moisturizing lotion from Naobay Body is made from rich ingredients like olive oil, shea butter and avocado oil that nourish and hydrate skin. In addition, the almost entirely natural formula has soothing aloe vera for added protection. I appreciate the fact that this product is GMO-free and made without chemicals. It’s quick-absorbing and didn’t feel greasy at all. Yes!

Beauty Protector Protect & Treat Hair Mask
Sample size 0.5 oz each (1.0 oz. total), value: USD $6.48

The surf and sand can really do a number on your hair this summer. Help revive and protect your locks with this nourishing hair mask from Beauty Protector. Its unique formula is packed with antioxidants and luxurious ingredients like argan oil, honey, and amber. Simply apply a quarter-sized amount of the product to wet hair, leave it in for 20 minutes and rinse. Voila! Your hair will look completely rejuvenated.


Total box value: USD $33.76

  • Juice Beauty Stem Cellular Repair Moisturizer – USD $9.94
  • Vasanti Detox Nutrient-Rich Purifying Facial Cleanser – USD $3.20
  • Cynthia Rowley Beauty Eyeliner – USD $11.28
  • Naobay Body Radiance Lotion – USD $2.86
  • Beauty Protector Protect & Treat Hair Mask – USD $6.48


This month’s Birchbox was awesome! The shipment included a nice variety of beauty products that will definitely help energize my daily routine. My favorite item from the July box is the Beauty Protector Protect & Treat Hair Mask. I can’t even begin to tell you how soft and manageable my hair was after using the product. You have to try it out for yourself! The Juice Beauty Steam Cellular Repair Moisturizer will also get a ton of use this month. My skin is loving the results. I can’t wait to see what Birchbox delivers next!

What did you receive in your July Birchbox? What was your favorite beauty product this month? Let me know!



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Jewel Spring Review – June 2014

by Must Have Boxes on July 18, 2014


Company: Jewel Spring

Category: Jewelry

Cost: USD $30.00/month, free shipping

About: “Surprise luxury accessory products delivered to your doorstep, monthly.”

The Scoop: Each month, you’ll receive four of the latest fashion accessories, valued at a more than $50 total. Each beautifully crafted piece of jewelry reflects the latest trends so you can keep your style up-to-date. Look fabulous the easy way with Jewel Spring!

The Box:

My June Jewel Spring box get held up in the mail so this review is a bit late. Many of you have been asking about last month’s box of trendy jewelry, so I’m excited to share it with you now. The shipment arrived in a small branded box with the contents wrapped in chic drawstring pouches. There was also a card that highlighted Jewel Spring’s social media channels. Let’s check out the featured accessories…


Floral Necklace

This necklace is beyond gorgeous! The necklace features a white floral design with an eye-catching gold trim, and a sparkly stone in the center of each flower. The necklace hangs from an adjustable gold-colored chain. I love how versatile this accessory is -white matches with everything! I plan to pair this piece with a colorful summer dress for a relaxed, bohemian look.

Wrap Bracelet

This leather-like bracelet will definitely give you some edge. The wrap design delivers an interesting visual element and the gold lock is a unique accent feature. There’s also a subtle snakeskin print that adds a layer of sheen to the overall look. Pair this statement accessory with a classic little black dress for the perfect evening outfit.

Pearl Drop Earrings

You’re sure to be the center of attention with these lovely pearl drop earrings. The gold-colored earrings feature a delicate dangling gold chain and a strand of small pearl-like beads. The combination is simply beautiful! These earrings really draw attention to your neck and collar bone and look especially good when your hair is up.


I’m so glad that my June Jewel Spring box finally arrived! This month’s collection featured some amazing pieces of jewelry that will instantly upgrade any outfit. My favorite accessory from the set is the stunning Floral Necklace. I’m attending a wedding in a few weeks and I plan to wear this necklace with my dress. It’s going to be perfect! Jewel Spring consistently delivers on-trend jewelry and it has quickly become my favorite accessory subscription box.

Which piece of jewelry do you like the best? Interested in subscribing to Jewel Spring? Let me know!



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