Subscription Box Deals & Coupon Codes!

There are a few really great deals on subscription boxes right now!

PopSugar Must Have (a personal favorite!) has released this code for $15 off a box: XL25K3Z. If you only want one box, be sure to check the box that says ‘this is a gift’ and your subscription won’t renew. The discount makes this box $25!! If you want a shot at getting the May box, check the box that says send me an earlier box if available. If you want the June Must Have box, make sure the check box is empty. Sign up for PopSugar Must Have here.

This Month's Box

Birchbox currently has a code to get your first box for only $5! That’s 50% off!! I never see coupons for Birchbox subscriptions, so I don’t know if this one will be back again. Birchbox makes a GREAT gift. The code is SUMMERSUB. Sign up for Birchbox here.

Plus Box Subscription from Conscious Box

Conscious Box is currently available on RueLaLa. A 3-month subscription is $35 and a 6-month subscription is $65. According to RueLaLa, a 3-month sub is usually $56.85 and a 6-month is $107.70. I got really frustrated with Conscious Box last year because the boxes weren’t great, but my mom’s been getting pretty good boxes lately. It might be worth giving Conscious Box another shot! Sign up for RueLaLa here.

Will you be taking advantage of any of these deals? If so, which ones? Let me know in the comments!

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B A Star Holiday Red Lip Pencil + Code

B A Star is a performance makeup brand. They create products for performers. “Sing, Dance, Strut, Perform–Shine Like a Star!”

The Holiday Red Lip Pencil applies all over lips for the perfect runway red, stays on all day, and you can add glitter or gloss for extra shine!

This product is pretty bright. It can also be used for everyday wear if you love a bold lip! I had no problems with the lip pencil feathering or settling into fine lines. (I had a lovely model for these pictures!)

B A Star

B A Star

The pencil is $8.75, but the price drops to $5 if you buy 6 or more. You can also use this code: BBLIPS to receive 50% off!! Buy the lip pencil here.

*Disclaimer: I received this product free through BrandBacker in exchange for an honest review.

Studio Gear Cosmetics Holiday Smokey Eye Palette + Code

Studio Gear Cosmetics has a holiday palette this year! Take a look!

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In the first picture, the palette is on the left and the sleeve is on the right.

The second picture shows the palette laying open.

The third is a close up of the four shadows and blush. The top left shadow makes a great highlight color. All four shadows are light on application at first, but they’re very buildable. All had good staying power without primer. It’s easy to create light or darker looks with this palette. The blush is a great winter pink!

The fourth picture is a closeup of the top half of the palette, which has step-by-step directions for the look shown on the palette.

Here’s a soft winter look I did using the palette.

Soft Winter Look Using Studio Gear Holiday Palette

I like this palette. My only complaint is the shadows aren’t labelled on the palette itself. The instructions refer to the shadows by name, but it’s difficult to figure out which is which. This palette is currently priced at $40 on You can save 10% off your entire order by using this code: SGHOLIDAY

Disclosure: I received this product free through BrandBacker in exchange for an honest review.

Giveaway and Code: Darby Smart January To DIY For


Darby Smart’s January To DIY For Box will contain a Sprinkles cupcake mix and other baking goodies! I have a code that will get you $10 off through Friday, which is the last day to buy this kit. The code is: DARBYJAN10

I’m also hosting a giveaway of the January kit! To enter, leave a comment telling me your favorite Darby Smart kit (check them out on their website!).

For an extra entry, tweet about this giveaway and include @choosetolive #DarbySmart. Post the URL to your tweet in the comments section below. This giveaway ends Friday!

Box of Happies Code & Giveaway!!

Box of Happies is a new subscription box service. I haven’t tried it out yet, but I’m hoping to in the near future. For now, they’ve given me a coupon code to share with you. Enter 5PERCENT to save 5% off your entire Box of Happies purchase!


Box of Happies has also provided me with a pair of earrings to give away! These earrings are handmade originals for Box of Happies. They are valued at $8.00. The giveaway goes through November 30, 2013. Click the entry form link below to see the giveaway widget!

Has anyone tried Box of Happies yet? What are your thoughts?

Great Buys on HaulerDeals!!

Hey guys! I just wanted to give everyone a heads up about a sale. HaulerDeals has some really good beauty products on sale for $2.95 EACH! Shipping is free if you spend $50, otherwise I think it’s flat rate $7.95. You can go through ebates to get 2.5% cash back. There’s also a 10% off code. I believe it’s VIP10. If you’re going to join HaulerDeals or purchase anything, please click one of my links in this post so I get credit for referring you! You can also sign up for ebates by clicking on my link for it. I hope you find some products that make your day!

Unmentionably Cheeky Price Cut!!

Unmentionably Cheeky is a panty subscription service run by husband & wife team Richard & Melody. They’ve recently revamped their business based on customer feedback. Isn’t it great when companies listen to us and make changes we suggest? Unmentionably Cheeky has won my business!

First of all, they’ve added sizes XL and XXL so more ladies can be a part of UmCheeky. Every lady deserves pretty panties, so I think this change was necessary. Well done, UmCheeky! Secondly, they’ve added new styles: “More variety, more lace, more cotton, more colors, more cuts!” Thirdly, and maybe the most important change of all, they’ve temporarily lowered the price point. Right now, you can use code FALL13 to get $3 off. This means you’ll get 2 pair of undies each month for only $6!! Your subscription will stay at this price. Unmentionably Cheeky definitely has my business for now. I’ll do a post when I get my first shipment and let you know about quality and styles. If you want to sign up, please click through any of the links on this post so I get credit for referring you. And don’t forget to use the coupon code!