Vegan Cuts Beauty Box is a monthly beauty subscription service that sends 4-7 items ranging from unique cosmetics to luxurious skin care. Best of all, they are 100% cruelty-free and vegan, plus most items are natural and non-toxic! Monthly recurring shipments are $22.95 with free shipping in the USA (there is an additional charge for other countries). This sub is also available in 6 or 12-month terms that do not renew but that do earn you a discount.
Vegan Cuts doesn’t offer customization and sends items that are suitable for almost everyone. They promise not to send foundation or other items that match a specific skin tone and instead send makeup items that are as inclusive as possible with possible variations in shades. They also promise a value of at least $30 but have sent boxes that are significantly above that mark. Vegan Cuts sends deluxe “travel” sized or full-sized products and rarely sends single use packets.
There was a product information card that included a coupon code for a shop purchase and info on how you can win a free box by sharing your box on social media.
DEAL: Use coupon code MARCHBEAUTY to get $10 off your Vegan Cuts Beauty Box. Valid until 4/30.
The flip side of the card listed each item and the retail value. The May 2018 box theme is Blossoming Beauty!
Everything in my box!
I love this pink bubble wrap – it had washi tape on it to keep it closed!
Anointment Natural Skincare Rose Toner ($7.50) I love a nice refreshing toner and this one is travel-ready in a TSA-approved size! You can mist it on or give several spritzes on a cotton pad and wipe your face clean!
A lot of toners say they are alcohol-free and then list witch hazel as an ingredient; witch hazel is usually distilled in alcohol! I appreciate that this brand specifically mentioned that their witch hazel is alcohol-free.
The next two items were placed in a plastic bag in case they leaked, which they didn’t.
Akar Skin Lush Balance Toning Mist and Nutrient Boost Eye Serum (No sizes were given so I will go with the value from the card, $17) I was happy to see that even though these were samples, they were packaged in glass containers. I used the mist after cleansing and before moisturizing, although you could use it as a toner and wipe it on with a cotton pad.
The eye serum was amazing! Argan and baobab oil (along with several other nourishing oils) and plant extracts are in this bottle. The serum just glided on nicely without feeling heavy or sticky.
Franklin & Whitman Face Mask Oak Lane ($24.95) is perfect for oily, combination, normal, or acne-prone skin so I am going to pass it along to my daughters since I have dry skin and clay tends to suck out whatever moisture might be clinging to my cells.
Along with the clay you will find cacao powder, activated charcoal (made from coconut shells), and turmeric.
Just mix some of the powder in a bowl with the liquid of your choice (such as water, hydrosol, yogurt, or toner). Leave on for 5-15 minutes but make sure to rinse before it hardens all the way. I find that jumping in the shower and letting the stream of water rinse it away works well for me.
The next item was also placed in a plastic bag in case it leaked, which it did.
Dirty Lamb Face & Body Scrub ($12) I love a natural body scrub and this one was pretty amazing!
It has only natural ingredients – coffee grains, coconut oil, peppermint extract, mint leaves, and water.
It smelled so good, like coffee, but with an extra pep of minty freshness. The coconut oil left my skin soft so I didn’t even need a separate body lotion. I used this on my body but you could use it on your face, however, I wouldn’t rub too hard. It did make a mess in my shower, so you might want to take a plastic cup in there to help rinse the shower walls and floors afterwards.
Glamour Dolls Makeup Ultra Black Gel Eyeliner ($2.99) I have a lot of black liners but they are a staple in subscription boxes and I hadn’t tried this one before.
It has a base of carnauba wax (which comes from a plant) and petrolatum (basically petroleum jelly).
I swatched it with the point (top line) and then turned it on its side to try to get a thicker line but the tip broke off. I sharpened it and tried it on my eyes. It went on smoothly without pulling and was easy to smudge. In fact, it was very smudgy by the end of the day.
Such a lovely assortment of items in my May Vegan Cuts Beauty Box! The body scrub and eye serum were two of the best products I’ve tried this month, and I appreciate that the rose toner is alcohol-free. The mask will go to my daughters and they love to use products such as that one, but the eyeliner was just OK. My products had a value of around $64.44, which just amazes me!
What do you think of this month’s Vegan Cuts Beauty Box? Let me know which product you’re loving in the comments!