New Beauty Test Tube September 2015 Subscription Box Review + Coupon + Giveaway

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new beauty test tube september 2015 box

The September box was pretty standard fare for New Beauty Test Tube – some familiar products, favorite brands, and some new discoveries. Overall, a nice mix! New Beauty Test Tube is a beauty subscription box filled with deluxe and full-size products. When you subscribe you will also receive a subscription to NewBeauty magazine, delivered quarterly.

new beauty test tube september 2015 review
Inside the box is the tube and information booklet, and all the items are in the tube!

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The information booklet has details on each item – and it’s had a great refresh and redesign! Each Test Tube Insider has reasons why they love the product on the page.

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I liked how some of the celebrities they picked as TestTube Insiders are a bit older. I definitely think of this box as targeted to more mature women although everyone should care about skincare!

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Lumene BB Illuminated Anti-Age BB Cream (Sample) Lumene is a nice drugstore brand you can find at CVS. A couple samples – I save them for travel (I try to bring as little home as possible). 

Altchek MD Eye Gel Pads (2 Treatments ) ($4) These are very much like the ToGoSpa EYES soothers (they have a subscription that I sometimes review). These ones are much stickier.

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Macadamia Flawless Cleansing Conditioner  ($15) I really like Macadamia’s hair products (this is like WEN – use it twice in the shower for both shampoo and conditioner) and especially the dispenser on this one. I like the results but am never devoted enough to go 100 percent cowashing! One note – I love the pump on this product! This is a repeat from around a year and a half ago.

It’s a 10 Miracle Leave In Lite ($9 )This is a great alternative for anyone needing a lighter leave in detangling product. It’s a 10 has a great formula and works always. You will never need detangler again with this subscription. And reading the reviews on Birchbox, it seems you can use it on synthetic hair. So if you’re a mom and have a lot of this – use on the kids and the My Little Ponies. (I’m a mom.)

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Grande Lips Mini ($27) Well I don’t really think plumping glosses really work (do you?) but this is a nice clear gloss and has collagen, so works for me! This is a little odd – according to the packaging this has more product ( 0.0879 oz) than the full-size (0.05 oz) , but the full-size product has a silicone applicator with an airless click wand so you probably get more out of the regular one. Whatever!

donell Lip Saver Lip Balm ($7) Another item in the lip category – this one is pretty unusual. It contains cow trachea! (So ummm not vegan). This particular product was developed for healing lips ravaged by Accutane and includes Mucopolysaccharide–cartilage complex which promotes wound healing and is also used after laser resurfacing treatments. They kinda play down what “MCC” is. I had to Google it.

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Bio-Oil ($2) This product has a lot of fans but Bio Oil doesn’t make any specific claims about Purcellin oil (their “breakthrough ingredient”). I tend to think if it really worked on stretch marks it would be too expensive to afford! But this is a nice way to test if it works for you. 

DermaQuest Essential B5 Hydrating Serum ($35.50) I love serums! I am very picky about my moisturizing products so a lot of the “work” on my skin gets achieved through serums. This one is a hydrating serum with some natural actives – so perfect for use before a heavy duty lotion.

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L’Occitane En Provence Divine Cream ($12.70) And speaking of – yesssss! Immortelle is a natural essential oil with healing benefits, and what a lovely treat to get L’Occitane in this box! 

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dr. brandt PoreDermabrasion ($7.25) This is a great exfoliating/mini dermabrasion product with both physical exfoliation and salicylic acid. I am thinking that would be helpful for people new to exfoliating their face regularly – sometimes you can break out when you first start.

Several of the products aren’t listed on the cards and they are bonuses, so you may receive some variation. This was a really great box, with about $119 in product value and a great mix of products to add into my routine!

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  • Donna
    09.28.15

    I reveived the box today and wanted to let you know I love it, can’t wait to sample the products. Thanks so much for the giveaway!

  • Nataile Brown
    09.15.15

    My must-have item would be L’Occitane En Provence Divine Cream. I’ve only tried a couple of products from this brand but, wow, they’re really good. Thanks!

  • Donna
    09.15.15

    L’Occitane En Provence Divine Cream is my must have!

  • Juanita Cedillo
    09.14.15

    Would love to get my paws on the L’Occitane Cream.

  • Amy Z.
    09.13.15

    I’d love the L’Occitane En Provence Divine Cream!

  • Steph H.
    09.13.15

    I would really like to try the Macadamia Flawless Cleansing Conditioner. That’s definitely the must have item for me.

  • Debra
    09.12.15

    I would love the lip product

  • dayana
    09.09.15

    I heard so many good things about it’s a 10 I will like to try it.

  • sandyhills x
    09.08.15

    I would have to say the bio oil

  • illyjunus
    09.06.15

    I would love to try the the Dermaquest serum

  • gala
    09.06.15

    I’d love to try L’Occitane En Provence Divine Cream

  • Heidi
    09.05.15

    I would LOVE the lip gloss! Vanilla is my absolute favorite!

  • jenny stratton
    09.04.15

    I would like the lip balm.

  • courtney
    09.04.15

    My must have would probably be those eye pads because I need them :/ lol

  • galatea
    09.03.15

    Creme Divine

  • Keri barhorst
    09.03.15

    I love it’s a 10 stuff

  • Tracy B.
    09.03.15

    I’d like to try the macadamia flawless cleansing conditioner.

  • Kelly
    09.03.15

    I would love to try that serum!! And I am sure that dr. Brandt product is great as I’ve tried other products from that line that I love!

  • jennifer
    09.03.15

    I am new to Hello Subscription. I am enjoying all the info you put together on these monthly goodie boxes. I really want everything in this box! But I think I will be most thrilled to get the L’Occtaine!! So luxurious. Between that and the Macadamia Co-Wash. Thanks for the blog posts ladies. Have a wonderful week and stay beautiful!! ????

  • Cheryl
    09.03.15

    My must have item from this box is donell Lip Saver Lip Balm.

  • Amanda Gafford
    09.03.15

    I’ve wanted to try It’s a 10 for awhile.

  • Nikki
    09.03.15

    I would love to try the Dermaquest serum, I’ve had my eye on it for awhile.

  • Colleen Boudreau (Collifornia)
    09.02.15

    The DermaQuest Essential B5 Hydrating Serum!

  • Marie
    09.02.15

    I would like the macadamia hair product!

  • Crystal Dizmang
    09.02.15

    I’ve always wanted to try a cleansing conditioner. I bet it would work wonders for my family’s curly hair.

  • Senny
    09.02.15

    I have been wanting Macadamia Flawless Cleansing Conditioner so that would be the item I would want the most!

  • Heat7918
    09.02.15

    I want this box so much! I can’t decide if I’m most excited about the serum (I get them so rarely in boxes…), the eye pads, the L’occitane…. Or the bio oil or Its’s a 10!! ????