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Bowzer Box Review - June 2014 - Canadian Pet Subscription Box + PROMO CODE & GIVEAWAY

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This box was provided complimentary for review.
What is it?Bowzer Box
How Much? $29/month, $78/quarter, $138/half-year, plus $4.50 shipping per box.
What's in it?5-6 items such as dog treats, toys, and accessories. May include full size toys and treats (wheat free), samples, and coupons from various brands.It's time for another awesome pet box review. Bowzer Box is a Canadian based subscription box for dogs. Bowzer Box caters to all dogs - small, medium, or large. Subscriptions start at $29 per month. You can save per box by pre-paying for a 3 or 6 month subscription. Shipping is an additional $4.50 per month. If you plan to sign up, be sure to check out the FAQ page for shipping schedule, payment terms, and other fun subscription facts.
The theme for the June box is "Summer Lovin'". 

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Bowzer Box also donates a portion of their earnings to Canadian animal shelters, rescues, animal outreach programs, and other animal related non-profit organization…

Wantable Intimates Box Review - June 2014 - Undergarment Subscription Box

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This box was received complimentary for review and this post contains referral links.
What is it?Wantable
How Much? $36 monthly or $40 one time purchase, plus approximately $10 shipping
What's in it? Intimates box includes 4-5 premium essentials. Make up box includes 4-5 full-size premium makeup products. Accessories box includes 3-4 boutique jewellery pieces. All are picked to match your profile preferences.
It's been a while since I reviewed Wantable. I subscribed to Wantable Intimates for about 6 months, and If you recall my past reviews, the last couple months of my subscription were pretty disappointing. I was getting an awful lot of socks, boy shorts, and tank tops. After tweeking my profile and prefernces a few times, I finally gave up and cancelled my subscription in April. 

Wantable recently offered its affiliates the opportunity to receive a complimentary review box. It's been a few months since I've tried the service and I wanted to see if anything has changed…

Beauty Box 5 Review - June 2014 - Beauty Subscription Box

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This post contains affiliate links.
What is it?Beauty Box 5 How Much? $12/month, $30/quarter, $99/year
What's in it? 4-5 samples from your favourite beauty brands 
Beauty Box 5 shipped around the 8th and arrived on the 17th this month. Their shipping has really improved from the old 3 week turnaround.

The theme for June is "Summer Chic". The summer mantra is "less effort, more cool" and in June BB5 is recommending we focus on iconic and easy hot weather basics like sunscreen and mascara. 

The box also included several little promo cards to give out to friends. New subscribers can get a free introductory box, or save $12 on a term subscription when they use promo code FREE614. Unfortunately the promo is valid for first-time US customers only. No love for the Canadians.

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Nicka K. New York Nail Color in Ripe Apple ($4.99)
I received this exact same polish in my December Ipsy bag. I didn't like it then and I don't like it now.

Organix Coconut Wa…

Paws & Play Review - June 2014 - Pet Subscription Box

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This box was received complimentary for review.

** November 2016 - This company is no longer in business ** What is it? Paws & Play
How Much? $15-$39 per month plus $5 shipping for all plans.
What’s in it? A collection of new & exciting discoveries for your pet.To Go Box: 4-7 popular items from previous boxes for dog or cat ($15) Premium Box: 7-10 of the best and newest products for dog or cat ($30 Mix Pet Box: 9-17 items for your cat AND dog! ($39) Paws & Play is a newer Canadian subscription box for dogs or cats. You can pick a box for your canine, feline, or both. Dog boxes can be tailored to breed size, with five different sizes to choose from - toy, small, medium, large, and giant. I reviewed a dog box in April, and a cat box in May. This month, Paws & Play generously sent me another premium dog box for review.

Packaging & new promo cards
Paws & Play doesn't include a traditional product card. Instead product write ups can be found online each month. L…

Topbox Review - June 2014 - Beauty Subscription Box

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What is it?Topbox
How Much? $12 per month, shipping included
What’s in it?  4 deluxe beauty samples  
My Topbox shipped on Friday the 13th and arrived Tuesday the 17th. That's the longest shipping time I've ever encountered with Topbox, but no complaints. Their shipping is still the best. I opted for a regular Topbox this month and here is what I received...

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Bioderma Atoderm Gentle Shower Gel (100ml, $3)

Vasanti Cosmetics Brighten Up! Enzymatic Face Rejuvenator (20g, $5.67)

China Glaze Nail Lacquer in Wait N' Sea (14ml full size, $12)

Barefoot Venus Lip Fable in Cotton Candy (4g full size, $7.50)


The June Topbox contained 4 products with an estimated retail value of $28.17. I paid $13.44 for this box ($12 plus tax). It's not the highest value Topbox I've received but it's still pretty good. I'm excited for the Vasanti Brighten Up! product. I've seen it before in other boxes and always wanted to try it. The nail polish is a bit of a…

Ipsy Glam Bag Review - June 2014 - Beauty Subscription Bag

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What is it?Ipsy Glam Bag How Much? $10 per month, plus $4.95 shipping to Canada
What’s in it?  4-5 beauty products every month 
This lovely pink package greeted me in my mail box yesterday, right on schedule. The theme for June is "Pretty in Paradise".

Warm white sandy beaches or a cafe under a star filled night sky, being pretty in YOUR paradise is only a Glam Bag away. We picked products that are excellent for an extravagant getaway or a quintessential kit for a quick trip for some peace and quiet. What paradise is on your bucket list?   The cosmetic bag for June is by Rebecca Minkoff for Ipsy. It's a fun tropical pattern and I like it!

This was a true first look. I didn't peek at any spoilers this month! This is what was picked for me based on my Ipsy Match quiz:

Skinn Olive & Enzyme Cleanser (2oz, $12)

Marc Anthony Dream Waves Beach Spray (45ml, $3.15)

Be a Bombshell Lash Out Mascara (full size, $15)
There have been complain…