Summer 2018 FabFitFun Box


I recently received my Summer FabFitFun box and it was PACKED with some awesome goodies! Can’t wait to rave about them below haha.

Of all the subscription boxes I get, this is by far my favorite. It’s over $200 worth of products but I only pay $50. It’s fantastic. I also love the magazine it comes with that gives you a run down of the products AND how to use them.

FabFitFun is a seasonal box that comes 4 times a year (spring, summer, winter, fall) and is packed with a variety of products typically focused around that season. In my Spring box, I got a brightly colored clutch that I’m in love with, and some cute springy dangle earrings. This box was full of some great summer pieces that will definitely come in handy!

Here’s what came this month:

Coola Sunscreen


Yumi Kim Travel Makeup Case


De-Stress Aromatherapy Gel


Orlando Pita Play Heat Protectant Spray


Marble Hex Ring Dish


Tarteist Pro Glow Highlight and Contouring Kit


Minor History Post Script Wallet


FOREO LUNA facial scrubber


Coola Sunscreen // Marble Hex Ring Dish // Facial Scrubber //Minor History Post Script Wallet // Tarteist Pro Glow Highlight and Contouring Kit // Orlando Pita Play Heat Protectant Spray // De-Stress Aromatherapy Gel // Yumi Kim Travel Makeup Case


I’m actually really pleased with everything that came in this box. I truly feel like I always get my moneys worth from FabFitFun and I get to try new products I wouldn’t have known about otherwise.

I think the things I was most excited about were the travel makeup bag and the Tarte highlighter pallet. I actually freaked out when I opened the box and saw that! I LOVE Tarte cosmetics, and have been wanting a highlighter and contour kit but haven’t been able to decide on one. I almost bought this exact one a few weeks ago but decided to wait and do some more research. The make up gods heard my prayer and sent me this beauty.

The makeup case is absolutely beautiful, I don’t even thing pictures do it justice. Since you can preview some things that will come in your box, this was one thing I knew was coming. I got a choice between this color and a navy one. I felt the floral one was really vibrant and I’m so glad I got it because it will come in so handy when I have to travel this summer as it has a place to store my brushes.

The sunscreen is currently in my purse, where it will stay all summer. I burn VERY easily, and my dad has had skin cancer 4 times so I am extra cautious about applying sunscreen all the time.

Since I’ve been working out harder lately, the aromatherapy gel has actually already been opened and I love it. It smells like lavender and it very soothing, just like it says.

Considering how much I typically straighten and/or curl my hair, the heat protectant spray will also definitely come in handy. I’ll keep it beside the marble ring dish and facial scrubber in the bathroom.

Speaking of the facial scrubber, that will actually be really cool to try. It is bluetooth and connects with an app that tells you thinks about your skin. It should be quite interesting as I’ve always had issues with my skin so maybe it can provide me some insight!

The wrist wallet was the least exciting thing, as it just has enough room to hold maybe an ID and credit card so I feel like I’d lose it easily. But it may come in handy, who knows.

If you’re on the edge about giving this box a try, I’d have to say go for it. Each box has a slight variation, and you can get different things from someone else with the same box. You can also purchase things on their website for a discounted price, or add them to your box for $10 which is amazing. I haven’t done that yet but I imagine I will someday when I want both options haha.


Have a wonderful week!




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