My First Fab Fit Fun Box – Fall 2016 Review

If you haven’t heard of the “FabFitFun Box” yet you might be living under a rock (I’m so sorry to be the bearer of bad news).

Imagine being able to grasp onto the excitement you felt as a child, when you knew the birthday party you were attending meant a loot-bag of unknown goodies. Well this is pretty much the excitement I felt the moment I pressed “confirm” on my fit fab fun box order!

My First Fab Fit Fun Box - Fall 2016 Review - Amanda Weldon coloring the FFF box

The box was created under the idea that the contents would be selected from a group of women, for women. This is straight from their about page:

FFF aims to motivate, inspire and excite readers with a slew of great, healthy resources for every kind of woman — from the new college student to the new mom. Our content is optimistic, entertaining, cutting edge, often funny, occasionally snarky, and all about instilling confidence and power in women. It’s a way to kickstart your happy and get more from life.

To be honest I had mixed feelings about the whole process. I was leery on the idea of parting with my preciously earned dollars for this mystery package.

My First Fab Fit Fun Box - Fall 2016 Review Over top view

The survey you must complete to order your package was probably the most exciting part, besides the actual unboxing of course. They company asks you a short variety of questions with regards to your skin type, sizing and some other quick tid-bits. Right away you get the impression this box will be tailored right to you.

Once you place your order you are promptly given a tracking number which made me as the purchaser feel more comfortable. Whenever I order something to my home I always love knowing exactly when it will arrive.

My First Fab Fit Fun Box - Fall 2016 Review Amanda Weldon coloring the FFF box


DETAILS TO NOTE

The Cost: $49.99 a box sent every quarter (each season of the year)

COUPON: $10 Off Your First Box! with coupon code MSA10

The Products: The hottest seasonal items (worth at least $100) selected by the FabFitFun team (This fall box was worth $240 approximately – all sponsored contents are not included in the final price estimation)

Ships to: US and Canada


Okay so on to the actual fun stuff – the contents of this falls Fab Fit Fun Box!

ModCloth Loch and Key Blanket Scarf – Value $34.99

The scarf may deceive you all rolled up but it really is the definition of “blanket scarf” measuring 55 by 55 inches. I am always worried about these scarves being itchy. However, this scarf is very soft, not at all itchy and 100% acrylic.

The scarf is lightweight even though it is so large. This allows you to style it in different ways without worries of bulkiness. The booklet they include in the packaging also shows you some different ways to tie the scarf which is extremely helpful!

My First Fab Fit Fun Box - Fall 2016 Review

My First Fab Fit Fun Box - Fall 2016 Review Blanket Scarf

Pure Cosmetics Nude Collection – Value $50

I am all about neutrals and this palette really does give a great range of colours. This palette is free of parabens, sulfates, fragrance, and triclosans. And the added bonus of this product is that it is cruelty free!

My First Fab Fit Fun Box - Fall 2016 Review Pure Cosmetics Nude Collection

My First Fab Fit Fun Box - Fall 2016 Review - Eyeshadow palette

 The Created Co. To-Go Coffee Mug – Value $19

I love the message on this little shiny black 16oz. mug! Everyone should be told this in the morning! The mug is hand wash only but this is not something that really bothers me.

My First Fab Fit Fun Box - Fall 2016 Review

FabFitFun Coloring Book + Pencils – Value $16

Any FabFitFun Select subscribers have the choice between Things or Nature for their coloring book.

No surprise when sifting through the pages of this book – it’s cute! And great for mindfulness exercises. You can also colour the FabFitFun box!

FabFitFun has also paired up with Pencils of Promise. You can learn more about Pencils of Promise here.

My First Fab Fit Fun Box - Fall 2016 Review

The BrowGal Brow Gel – Value $20

OKAY LADIES WE NEED TO TALK! This was my all time favorite product in the bunch. I now can honestly say that I use it every day! Sometimes my brows get a little, well, out of control. Give me a break I have blonde hair so I tend to let things like this get a little out of hand. This Brow Gal product leaves my brows looking natural and holds them in place all day long. The formula is also paraben free! I’m happy.

My First Fab Fit Fun Box - Fall 2016 Review Brow Gal

Skin Laundry Restoring Night Serum – Value $50

Skin Laundry is made to, “help improve the overall appearance of skin brightness, smoothness, tone, texture and elasticity.”

There was no real detectable scent when I applied it to my skin. Instantly the gel absorbed and left me feeling hydrated.

My First Fab Fit Fun Box - Fall 2016 Review Skin Laundry

Spongelle Bulgarian Rose Body Wash Infused Buffer – Value $16

This little product is the definition of pamper. I am always a little bit worried that rose will make me smell like a grandmother but I like the light scent this product carries.

My First Fab Fit Fun Box - Fall 2016 Review Spongelle

Toesox Toeless Fitness Socks – Value $17

Yoga, pilates and dance are among just a few things you can do when wearing toe socks! I am a converted toe sock believer. I have also loved the little sticky spots on the bottom of socks. Well, except when I feel the need to break out into moon walk. You’ll get over the weird feeling quickly!

My First Fab Fit Fun Box - Fall 2016 Review

Mullein & Sparrow French Lavender Body Oil – Value $18

The whole idea of these boxes is to introduce you to new trending products. I would have never thought to actually buy something like this for myself. However, with that being said, I love this product! The light scent of lavender really relaxes me and the ingredients are organic! Plus, I really love the way the bottle looks on my vanity – that’s a bonus right!

My First Fab Fit Fun Box - Fall 2016 Review - Lavender Oil


And finally the last two sponsored products – not included in the total value.

Secret Outlast Xtend Clear Gel Completely Clean Deodorant – .5 oz

I switched from the powder stick a long time ago! I am a true believer in gel deodorant products. In other words great work FabFitFun you got some awesome sponsors!

My First Fab Fit Fun Box - Fall 2016 Review

Cottonelle Fresh Care Wipes – (42 Count)

This sponsored item from Cottenelle is certainly great for situations you need a quick clean! Plus the wipes are flushable if you use them in the washroom.

My First Fab Fit Fun Box - Fall 2016 Review


Alright y’all my final verdict is this box was well worth the price I paid for it! Funny story actually – I ended up typing in a random promo code just to see if it would work and FALL20 actually gave me 20% off! What a great coincidence! Always check for promo codes on these boxes. There is usually one floating around!

What do you think of the FabFitFun Fall 2016 Box? What is your favorite item?

Hope you are all having a Fab Fit Fun Fall!

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