Update, July 1, 2020: In less than 24 hours, Violet Grey's summer box has officially sold out, according to a spokesperson for the retailer.
This story was originally published on June 29, 2020
Featuring a 50/50 mix of full and travel sizes, the assortment is curated by Violet Grey staffers themselves, so you know it's going to be good. As for what's inside? This year's limited-edition box includes the modern icon, Augustinus Bader Rich Cream, plus tried-and-true gems from brands like Virtue, Chantecaille, and RéVive.
At $250, it's not exactly your run-of-the-mill beauty grab bag of skin and hair goodies. However, with a total value of $687.50 (BTW, a 50 ml of Augustinus cream retails for $265 alone and there's a 30 ml-sized cream in the box), it's a major steal — 64% off retail, to be exact. (Another way to think of it: Pay for a fancy moisturizer, and get eight products for free.)
Whether you splurge on upgrading your own summer beauty routine, or decide to go halfsies with a friend, Violet Grey's set is the rare combination of savvy shopping and the always-essential element of treat yo'self. Something tells us it won't stay in stock for long.
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