March 2016 New Beauty Test Tube Subscription Box Review & Giveaway & Coupons

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New Beauty Test Tube is a bimonthly beauty subscription box filled with 8 or more deluxe and full-size products with a total value of over $100.  When you subscribe you will also receive a subscription to New Beauty magazine, delivered quarterly.  Because of New Beauty’s heavy focus on skincare and in-office treatments, this box is targeted to more mature women although everyone should care about skincare!

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My first look in.

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Inside the box are the tube, a powder brush, and information booklet (and all other items are in the tube) .  Since the brush didn’t fit in the tube, I’m excited to see what took up all the space.

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The information booklet has details on each item, as well as the reason it was chosen by the editors.

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Everything in the box!

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Grande Naturals Brow-FILL Light ($19.95):  A tinted brush-on gel that adheres to the finest hairs, leaving them fuller and more defined.  The light shade is recommended for those who have blonde, light red, brown, and gray hair.  Too bad my hair is too dark for this.

Cailyn Cosmetics 7-in-1 Liquid Gel Liner ($10.00?):  This is a water-resistant, quick dry liquid-gel formula that has a matte finish.  The heat treated brush tip prevents fraying of bristles and allows for smooth and defined precision across any surface.

Cailyn tip: Use less pressure to create a thin and diffused line, while adding more pressure will create a bold defined line. 

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Gavee Gold Liquid Gold Peptides (? – full 30 mL is $149):  Super effective brightening serum infused with antioxidants, peptides, and purified liquid gold vital elements that nourish the skin while building collagen.  The packaging for this serum is gorgeous.  I mean, who doesn’t love bling?  I wish I could tell you how great this serum was, but it leaked all over the test tube leaving a dehydrated goo.

it Cosmetics Heavenly Luxe Powder Brush ($48.00):  This was not listed in the information booklet.  I have been looking for a new powder brush, so thank you New Beauty!  This is very soft, and the densely packed bristles do a good job of distributing powder for a flawless finish.

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CHI 44 Iron Guard Style & Spray ($6.40):  I love CHI products for when I’m heat styling because they offer protection against the higher temps I have to use on my hair.  This hairspray offers dual benefits – use this as a regular hairspray or on hair before blow outs and ironing.

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Board And Batten Calming Lift ($14.00):  A multi-purpose spray that calms and hydrates skin or hair.  I haven’t tried this on my hair as a conditioner.  Honestly, with my texture, I don’t think it would work well.  In spite of the rose water, I used this as a facial mist and liked it a lot.  Surprisingly, the scent dissipated very quickly.  I can’t believe I haven’t seen or used this brand before – they’re located about 45 minutes away from me!

Klorane Make-up  Remove Biodegradable Wipes ($13.00):  Also not in the booklet.  These are a gentler wipe that uses cornflower to help soothe skin.  They work well overall, but there was some difficulty removing waterproof eye make-up completely.

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Oral Essentials Mouthwash Whitening Formula ($4.17):  Oral Essentials whitening formula uses Dead Sea Salt, lemon oil, sage oil, and coconut oil to whiten teeth without sensitivity.  This is not something that I would use to freshen my mouth between brushings.  The taste is interesting, to say the least (it’s supposed to be spearmint).  This was much more tolerable when used after I brushed.

The value of the March box was over $115, even without a cost for the Gavee Gold serum (no sample size amount on jar to use for a comparison value).  So, New Beauty did fulfill its promises.  However, the two non-booklet items accounted for a significant chunk of the value.  I’m curious about what other subscribers received as alternates,  since these were actually my faves from the box.  Also, I’m a bit disappointed that I couldn’t use the Brow-FILL; maybe next time NBTT should consider something a little more universally suited.

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  • Brenda Disimone

    Grande Naturals Brow-FILL Light

  • Birdiebee

    The must have item for me is the Chi hair product. These products really work wonders on my hair.

  • Annette

    I must have the it Cosmetics Heavenly Luxe Powder Brush.

  • kkparodi

    The IT cosmetics brush looks great. I would love to try it! Also the Chi style and go looks fun. I love to try new hair care

  • kkparodi

    The IT cosmetics brush looks great. I would love to try it!

  • Laura Royal

    I love the gel liner.

  • Sana Hadj Salah

    The It Cosmetics brush looks perfect! I’d definitely want to give it a try! 🙂

  • Paol Trenny

    It would be the “it Cosmetics Heavenly Luxe Powder Brush “.

  • Brittany C.

    I’d love the IT cosmetics brush!

  • Sjski

    I love anything by It Cosmetics

  • Rachel Beltz

    Probably that IT cosmetics powder brush!! It looks so fluffy!!

  • cwegmann_11

    Would love, love, love the IT brush 🙂

  • Rajee Pandi

    I want to try chi products and that brush

  • Wendi

    I am interested in trying the biodegradable wipes. Thanks!

  • oshannon82

    The Chi Iron Guard is my go to. I straighten my hair daily.

  • elizabeth c

    the powder brush — i need a new one!

  • natasha lamoreux

    I love the Klorane makeup remover wipes.

  • Michelle Castagne

    The one I like the best is the Gavee Gold Liquid Gold Peptides. I like using serums.

  • amy

    this seems like a box i would like.

  • Gabrielle

    I am torn between the Gold Peptides and that marvelous powder brush!

  • Elizabeth P

    I have been wanting to try the it cosmetics brushes for a long time.

  • Carolina Hernanez

    Everything looks nice: I think my must have would be the Oral Essentials whitening formula.

    Thanks for the opportunity.

  • Kelley dean

    I would definitely love to try that Gavee Gold liquid gold peptides. It sounds absolutely amazing.

  • Paula

    I so want to try the Board & Batten Calming Lift.

  • Adriana

    Th eGavee Gold Liquid Gold Peptides seems great 🙂

  • Illy Junus

    I would like to try the Grande Naturals Brow-FILL Light

  • Stacey Roberson

    I would love the it Cosmetics Heavenly Luxe Powder Brush.

  • Cassandra

    That lovely brush looks great!

  • starlet.burney

    I have not tried this beauty sub. I like this months offering. I would love to try it out and the brush is amazing. I am on a tight budget and subscribe to many boxes already so maybe I have a chance to win this one.

  • irene.pilato

    I would love to try the Mouthwash Whitening Formula, Gavee Gold Liquid Gold Peptides and Serum, too bad that the Brow-FILL is a light color. Everything in the box looks amazing, that brush looks so fluffy!

  • Melissa S

    They are all great products but I think I could most use the Chi Style and Go. I just started straightening my hair again and this sounds like a great spray because of the added protection for heat styling.

  • Neida Aponte

    My must have is the IT Cosmetics
    Gavee Gold Liquid Gold Peptides!
    IG: thehisandherreport
    -Neida

  • Debbie D

    I have never tried this box! That iT Cosmetics brush is pretty cool looking!

  • MarciaF

    I love IT brushes and this one would be great.

  • Kim O

    I like the Chi style and stay. i love their products

  • Steph

    I like the mouth wash is that weird?

    • Summer

      The mouthwash is interesting. It’s not bad, but has a bit of a throat lozenge aftertaste to me.

  • Blair

    the it cosmetics brush is a definite must have. it looks so luxe as the name states!

  • Colleen Boudreau

    The it Cosmetics Heavenly Luxe Powder Brush!

  • Heather G

    My must-have would be the Grande Naturals Brow-FILL Light or IT Cosmetics brush.

  • s.guerra111

    Great review! Just found your site! Looks fantastic!!

    • Summer

      Thanks for the positive feedback! Make sure to subscribe to the newsletter so you don’t miss out. 🙂

  • Natalie

    Wow, the brush makes this box!

  • Gina Ferrell

    My must have item from this box is the It Cosmetics Heavenly Luxe Powder Brush.

  • Susie A

    I love that brush!

  • Nicole H.

    I have to say the brush sounds great!

  • cgalancalderon

    I would like to try the Grande Naturals Brow-FILL Light!

  • Virginia

    I want to try the Gavee Gold Liquid Peptides. I have recently seen several products that are using as an ingredient.

    Thanks for another giveaway.

  • Annamarie V

    I would most like to try the Gold Liquid Gold Peptides.

  • Kim Alfini

    I love this concept. Every other month – Im so in!

  • Susan Burge (@georgiarealist)

    The powder brush looks like a good one. I’d love to have that.

  • sispoo5

    The it brush looks great but if it’s not in every box I would have to say the Grande Naturals Brow Fill.

  • Vanessa

    That IT cosmetic brush looks amazing!

  • Denise

    I would love that brush! It cosmetics have great brushes from what I know and touched at ulta.

  • Amanda

    The brush looks great! I also love Chi products.

  • Dawn S

    I want to try the serum, plus the container is pretty 🙂
    Thank you!

  • Linda Schroeder

    The IT brush looks fantastic, that is my must have!

  • Summer

    Thanks for the chance!

  • Jenn

    I definitely did not receive the brush, or any other add-on that wasn’t in the booklet. I noticed all bloggers so far have received the brush, so I emailed them yesterday. Hopefully they will send that to me.

    • Brandy

      This was not received for review – this is a purchased box, as is the giveaway box. It doesn’t make it better of course, but in this case it wasn’t a special box for bloggers.