As a beauty blogger I am always trying out new products and my thirst for products is almost insatiable. This puts a lot of strain on my bank account. I won’t lie either, I am quite fussy when it comes to products and the packaging of them. I really love opportunities to try out products through samples but hate amounting a collection of 100s of sachets that are not easy to store and because I am fussy, the packaging immediately puts me off. For this reason, I rarely even touch the samples I have in sachets and I am sure many great products are left undiscovered.
In steps The Test Box. The Test Box is different to other subscription boxes we’ve had in the South African market in that their aim is primarily centred on the education behind professional brands. Each month you’ll receive a box of proper trial size samples in proper packaging – no more sachets – to properly test out a product over a period of time and make a proper, informed decision on whether or not to purchase the full size product. That is what makes me so excited about this – no more one application samples. Each month a specific range is featured and all the information around that product range is provided to you. The subscription box launches in March 2015 – so we’ll have to wait a bit.Currently available on The Test Box website are Festive Boxes (which contain full size products) that are available in different price ranges of R300 – R1000. Upon selecting your box option you choose what your hair concerns are and then a surprise box is sent to you. What I like about this is that you can choose a box that not only suits your needs but also your pocket. The boxes will be sent out the week before Christmas. These boxes seem to be selling like hot cakes because the R300 box is already all sold out. I just ordered myself a R400 box - Click here to order your box!
I am really excited about this initiative and I am curious to see how well it does in our market. I am interested to hear what your thoughts are about beauty boxes and subscriptions like this – please leave a comment below.Big Hugs,
PS. The Test Box also has an online store with a number of products already available.