CAUSEBOX Review Winter 2019

CAUSEBOX is a quarterly curation of socially conscious lifestyle products for women. Every box is filled with products that have a story and make a difference! Inside of CAUSEBOX you’ll find the best jewelry, homewares, skincare products, accessories and more each season. And they tell you the stories behind each brand. Many of the products are exclusive CAUSEBOX collaborations that you can’t get anywhere else! They kindly sent us this box for review.

CAUSEBOX has become one of our favourite boxes to receive. It’s definitely one of the most popular boxes here at the AYOB office. The price point is extremely reasonable, the value is amazing, the products are high-quality and we LOVE the brands they work with. This will be our 4th CAUSEBOX review and we can say with 100% certainty that we have loved each and every box to date.

Subscription Details

When you sign up for a CAUSEBOX subscription you can choose to pay seasonally or annually.

Each season, you will receive a limited edition curation of beautiful and useful products from socially conscious brands — each box is filled with at least $200 in value!

You can pause or cancel your subscription anytime.

Here’s a closer look at the items we received in the Winter 2019 CAUSEBOX….

Imani Collective Woven Throw Blanket ($120)

Woven Throw Blanket by Imani Collective (available in Cream or Slate). Loomed with love by artisans in Jaipur, India, these extra large, stunning throws are made of 100% cotton and they come in two classic styles with finely-finished details of fringes, poms, and tassels. This is the largest product we’ve fit in a CAUSEBOX yet!

One of the things we love about CAUSEBOX is the fact that they offer product variations. This first product was available in two colors – cream or slate. Annual members have the option to customize their box each season, which is a lovely little perk. We received the cream blanket but would have been happy with either color option, both are unbelievably gorgeous. It’s a nice thick blanket, it’s a generous size and it is oh so comfy.

Whitney Kerney Set of 2 Mugs ($35)

Say hello to this set of not one, but TWO gorgeous mugs! This duo was custom shaped and hand-illustrated by the inspiring Whitney Kerney, and both cream & brown and pink & cream designs will be included in each and every Winter CAUSEBOX — which means one cup of cocoa for you and one for a loved one.

Next we have an item that all subscribers received. A beautiful set of mugs. Perfect for sharing. We LOVE receiving mugs in our subscription boxes and it’s even better when it’s a set of two. We are still on the hunt for a coffee mug subscription box…… great would that be?!

Derma-E Hydrating Night Cream ($29.50)

A moisturizing night cream is absolutely necessary for glowing, soft skin. While you sleep, a night cream balances and hydrates your complexion. This plumps the skin, which reduces the appearance of lines and wrinkles, and minimizes any rough or dry patches. The best night creams, such as DERMA E’s Hydrating Night Cream, are ones where Hyaluronic Acid is a key ingredient. That’s because Hyaluronic Acid is intensely moisturizing, which quenches dry and thirsty skin for a replenished complexion. Our ultra-rich Hyaluronic Acid moisturizer helps to revive and nourish your skin overnight. Our formulation of natural, high-quality ingredients gives you everything you need in a night face cream. With regular use of our Hydrating Night Cream, you will wake up with a complexion that looks radiant and well cared for.

Another item all subscribers received was this hydrating night cream. Derma-E is a brand we are very familiar with. They have a great selection of products and are known as one of the most prestigious clean beauty brands. They focus on ingredient safety and what kind of effect it will have on our bodies and our health. How great is that!?

Samara Luxe Jewelry Box ($42)

Enclosed in cognac pebbled vegan leather, this gorgeous and custom-made jewelry case is the perfect way to organize, display, and care for your jewelry. The soft, taupe interior has a place for each of your favorite pieces — AND a polishing cloth to keep you shining wherever you go!

Here we have another item that annual subscribers were able to customize. They were able to choose from a beautiful pair of gloves, gold serving spoons or this vegan leather jewelry box. We are more than happy with the jewelry box as it is something that is useful and practical. Not to mention that it’s super cute as well. Perfect for travel or storing your fave jewelry items at home.

Vitiv Daily Hair Vitamin ($30)

Frizz is your hair’s way of reaching out for what it needs. VITIV responds, with pure, natural, vitamin-rich hydration. Chia Seed Oil and Sachi Inchi Oil saturate hair with omegas, dramatically softening, repairing and revitalizing parched strands. There’s no buildup. No scary silicone smell. No crunchy texture the next day. Just frizz-transforming, heat-protective nourishment that infuses hair with life.

Here we have another product that offered some customization. Subscribers could have received PUR 4-in-1 Correcting Primer or this Vitiv Daily Hair Vitamin. We were worried that the hair vitamin would only be suited to those with frizzy hair but given the wonderful oils it is made with we think it will be a great product for anyone who needs to repair or soften damaged hair (whether it is frizzy or not).

Foxy Originals Mix & Match Stud Earrings ($30)

That everyday accessory that’s been sitting on your wish list? Go ahead and check that off. Introducing the fourth choice product in the Winter CAUSEBOX: the Mix & Match Stud Earrings by Foxy Originals OR Holiday Hair Clip Set by MACHETE!

With three minimalist shapes in rose gold, gold, and silver, this set of stud earrings has something for everyone — and can be mixed and matched for a unique look everyday of the week! Each pair is made from nickel and lead free pewter, ethically sourced from the USA.

And here we have our last choice item. CAUSEBOX was nice enough to send us both (see next item for second option). Subscribers could have received this set of adorable stud earrings or the hair clips below. These earrings are absolutely perfect so if this was your choice you will get a lot of wear out of them. They are a nice upgrade from regular studs, just slightly bigger and they come in 3 fun shapes.

Don’t have pierced ears, or simply hoping to clip back those bangs that you went for on a whim this past summer? From MACHETE’s line of eco-conscious everyday jewelry and accessory line, we’re bringing you the Holiday Hair Clip Set! Each one which includes a classic tortoise shell slip clip and a gold circle clip — both handmade in their studios in France & Italy!

The perfect option for subscribers who don’t have pierced ears. Hair accessories are something we don’t see often in subscription boxes (other than scrunchies of course) so this is a pleasant surprise. Perfect for a half-up hair style, clipping back bangs, dressing up a pony… name it.

CAUSEBOX Review Winter 2019 – Final Thoughts

How can you not love the Winter CAUSEBOX?! The value is great and the product selection is on point. With just a hint of Winter coziness, thanks to the blanket and coffee mugs, it was a great end to the year (start of the New Year). We also appreciate the product variation. We received a little bit of everything, a nice sampling from a number of categories – home decor, accessories, jewelry, haircare, skincare, etc…. It’s safe to say CAUSEBOX will continue to be an AYOB fave as we head in to 2020.





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