GlossyBox is a beauty subscription box that sends five deluxe and full-size products to your door every month for $21 (with free shipping to the U.S.). Subscribers should expect to discover new brands of hair care, makeup, and skincare in each pink box, wrapped up nicely with a different theme each time. There are different variations of boxes sent in each delivery of this monthly beauty box, but each box should have a value of at least $75.

The Basics

  • $21 Monthly
  • Ships to US
  • Founded in 2011
  • Valued at $60+ per box
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The Basics

  • $21 Monthly
  • Ships to US
  • Founded in 2011
  • Valued at $60+ per box

What We Love

  • They deliver only deluxe samples or full-size beauty products each month.
  • The curation includes a variety of skincare and makeup items from beauty brands you already love and some that may be lesser-known but just as effective.

What You Should Know

  • GlossyBox has a Glossy Credit program where you can earn points to spend by reviewing your products each month.
  • Some readers have commented about receiving poor customer service. Be sure to read the comments on recent reviews to get the most up to date information before subscribing!

We Recommend GlossyBox If

  • You enjoy receiving a mix of haircare, skincare, and makeup items to try.
  • You appreciate a good value – this box delivers over $60 worth of products for just $21 per month, or even less with a longer subscription.

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How Do Subscribers Rate GlossyBox?

Star Rating Overview

3.3 overall rating

User Reviews

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Apr 4, 2021
"Poor customer relations and lacks problem solving what so ever."
I once enjoyed getting my monthly Glossybox subscription, that is until I changed my address, which didn't update on their end. So, my January & February boxes, still were sent out to my closed PO Box, which in turn caused both boxes to be returned back to sender. I sent multiple messages and chatted back and fourth with Customer Service, hoping to straightened out the situation by redelivering my 2 boxes to the correct address or credit my account $36 ($18 per box) only to be told that there is nothing they can do on there end because both boxes show as delivered. Well that's funny, because we're all able to track the whereabouts of our subscription right on our Glossybox account and the 2 boxes I didn't receive, but paid for, clearly shows a detailed travel history with the final destination being "Returned to Sender The Hut Group". Guess they just keep the items sent back because still no credit received.
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Mar 30, 2021
It’s a okay box but not my favorite. I will not be renewing my subscription in June unless better products are added to boxes .
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Feb 12, 2021
I subscribed to glossybox monthly boxes trying glossy box for 3 months and its the worse box to get. I would not recommend it to anyone I will stay with Ipsy,Birchbox,boxycharm
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Nov 23, 2020
Ahh, I see Glossybox is just as much of a gyp today as it has always been. The creation of Glossy reminds me of the old days of Birchbox, back when all they would give you is a nice box with miniscule samples of products I never wanted. The point in all of this that perplexes me most is how on earth do they keep their subscribers?
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Oct 14, 2020
I have never had a problem with my delivery of glossy box I expect it near the end or the very end of each month and I've also never had a problem subscribing and canceling which I've done off and on for 2 years. It's the only box left that has such a nice actual box with packaging that's thoughtfully prepared, look fantastic does this as well actually. I'm tired of my other boxes having everything dumped in there by careless workers. It is not as high brow of products but they are always useful.
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Sep 15, 2020
Honestly it depends. Some are good and some not so much. For Canadians it cost around 28,50$ CAD with shipping and exchange rate. If you want to subscribe to only one box, I would choose another one.
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Jun 8, 2020
Hello everybody! Due to pandemic worldwide situation and a financial hardship I decided to cancel my Glossy box subscription and what a turnaround I received from the company! They started making excuses, changed the date on my sent message and finally charged me $22.68 for a very poorly prepared box (it is truly the worst box I’ve ever received from any other company, and I receive lots of different boxes). It was going back and forth with them and I received just standard messages about not meeting the cancellation date but I DID (I received a confirmation email with the correct date and time and took a few print screens when I sent the original message). Glossy box nowadays is not a serious, reliable company. Please be aware and be safe!
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Jun 1, 2020
Nope. The star product in May was a Steve Laurent palette???? Hahahahahaha canceled. This box should be $12, not $21.
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May 11, 2020
Please save your money and time and read the reviews that are posted. I didn't and ended up being charged for two months in a row and to date have not received a box!!! Countless unhelpful emails later that only say that my "order has been dispatched and on the way...Please allow five business days." The tracking is phony, customer service is phony and the telephone number is just an answering machine. For everyone that comments how much they love their boxes and products, consider yourself lucky that you got a box. I cancelled my subscription and now I have to dispute the charges with my cc company because I don't think these boxes are coming.
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Apr 28, 2020
Considering how much I spend on the many, many different subs I can't resist (not to mention add ons and pop ups...), I guess I should be grateful that Glossy is no longer any kind of a temptation. The multiple chances I gave this company all eventually ended in being disappointed or even outright cheated. I'm relieved for those who've had good experiences with this box; however, I genuinely believe they're the exception, not the rule, and that it's only a matter of time before they get burned too.
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How do I cancel Glossybox?
You can cancel your subscription at any time by going under My Account, selecting your subscription, and hitting the cancel button. Just keep in mind that cancellations are only effective from the following month.
Will I receive samples in Glossybox?
Your products will be a mix of deluxe, sample size, and full-size beauty products each month.
Will I be sent repeat products in my month-to-month subscription?
The GlossyBox subscription tries not to send duplicate products unless they are a well-loved favorite but if you have any issues with this, they recommend contacting customer service for assistance.
How do Glossy Credits work?
There are a variety of ways you can earn Glossy Credits such as reviewing products you’ve received, completing surveys, or referring friends. You can then redeem them for Limited Edition boxes or products from LookFantastic. Read here for full details.
When does the GlossyBox Advent Calendar go on sale?
GlossyBox releases a beauty advent calendar every winter. It’s always filled with high-end beauty products like eyeshadow, nail polish, lip balm, mascara, masks, lotion, parfum, hair products, and much more. Keep an eye on our site in October—we’ll announce the next advent calendar with spoilers as soon as it’s available.

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