Review | The Vegan Kind Beauty Subscription Box

13 August, 2018
The Vegan Kind beauty subscription box

Let's face it, there's definitely no shortage of beauty subscription boxes out there. But when I heard that TheVeganKind offer an entirely cruelty-free and vegan one, I was all ears! After all, there's no point in me investing in any other beauty boxes as the contents aren't always likely to be completely vegan or cruelty-free but TVK has filled the gap in the market for beauty junkies who don't want to contribute or fund any animal cruelty. Every two months they send subscribers box filled with a few surprise sample-sized and full-sized skincare and beauty treats from beauty companies with a conscious and focus on fighting the use of animal byproducts in the beauty industry. As well as their beauty box, The Vegan Kind also offer a 'Lifestyle' box filled with snacks and other vegan goodies.

The Vegan Kind beauty subscription box

Alongside a selection of skincare and beauty products, the box contained a leaflet with a recipe for a homemade beauty scrub from Holly White. Also, there's a note stating that 20p from every box sold is donated to Animal Free Research UK, which is a charity that focuses its efforts on developing techniques and procedures to replace the use of animals in biomedical research so a portion of your money will support a worthy cause that will resonate with a lot of vegans and animal lovers.

Tropika Coconut Cleansing Oil

The first product was a 30ml bottle of Tropika Coconut Cleansing Oil (RRP £4.00), which is a natural formula free of palm oil, parabens, SLS, microbeads and more. All ingredients are ethically sourced, their products are made in Malaysia and they have pledged to support the local communities with their sustainable virgin coconut oil. All sounds pretty good, right?

I was expecting a coconut smell when I opened the bottle but instead I was greeted with a much sweeter smell that is reminiscent of blackcurrants.  Just add a few drops on your face and massage in with a little water to remove makeup and dirt from your face before rinsing with water.  This nourishing oil is perfect for those that suffer with dry or combination skin.

Dr Botanicals Rose Vegan Facial Oil

Next up is Dr. Botanicals Moroccan Rose Superfood Facial Oil 15ml (RRP £29.90), which is once again 100% natural ingredients and is packed full of vitamins and minerals to even skin tone, brighten the skin and prevent skin damage.

It comes in a glass bottle with a pipet so you're able to carefully control the amount of oil you apply without wasting any of the product. It's pink in colour and has a sweet, floral smell as you'd expect from a rose product. A little definitely goes along way with this oil too and you only need a few drops per application. When applied to the skin, it sinks in pretty quickly even for someone with oily skin type like me.  A full bottle of this product retails at just over £60, which I could personally never invest in without knowing it was going to work for me first as I don't have a disposable £60 to just throw away.  This is one of the biggest benefits of The Vegan Kind; the ability to try out a product at a reduced price before you splurge on the full-size product.

Umberto Giannini Mini Pool Proof Leave-in Hair Protection Cream

A sample size 50ml tube of Umberto Giannini Mini Pool Proof Leave-in Hair Protection Cream (a full-size product is £8.00) was also included in June's box. I actually have the full-size product of this already but I've not had a chance to use it because I've not been on a holiday in recent months where there's been a swimming pool! However, for someone that usually travels hand-luggage only it's great that I now have a travel-sized product to take with me in my hand luggage.

Whilst I can't comment on how well the product does or doesn't work, it smells incredible and I swear by some of the other products in the range.

Eden Perfumes Million Dollar Lady

Eden Perfumes is a family-run, Brighton-based perfumes brand that are entirely vegan and cruelty-free. In this box, a sample size of their 'Million Dollar Lady' No. 78 perfume (RRP £7.20) is included. The scent is a combination of raspberry, floral and orange citrus. It's a gorgeous, fruity scent that would transition perfectly from day to evening.

Spectrum Collections fan brush

I've always loved Spectrum Collections brushes so I was so excited to find a small fan brush (RRP £9.99) inside the June box. Not only are Spectrum brushes pretty to look at but they put a huge emphasis on being entirely vegan and cruelty-free. The bristles are super soft and it's perfect for adding highlighter onto cheek bones and applying product beneath the eyes.

Bloomtown 'Red & Buried' lip balm

The final product in the box was the Bloomtown 'Red & Buried' lip balm with organic cocoa butter (RRP £4.95). It's lightly tinted so when applied it leaves a wash of berry colour on your lips that still appears natural and is ideal for a low maintenance daytime look.

In total, the value of all of the products combined add up to over £60 so when you consider that a box starts from just £12.95 (+ £3.15 UK postage), you've definitely scored yourself a bargain. Boxes are delivered bi-monthly and no contract or commitment is involved meaning that you're free to cancel your subscription at any time!



  1. I had no idea The Vegan Kind do a beauty subscription box! I’ve been really tempted to try their Lifestyle snack box, especially as there’s no minimum subscription period.
    Also love that 20p from the sale of every box goes to charity!

  2. Such a great selection of products here! I have the Rose Facial Oil and really like it, especially the scent :)

  3. This would make a great gift idea for vegan friends! Making a mental note for xmas, this subscription box would be perfect.

  4. I didn't realise they did a subscription box but it sounds lovely. I want to try the Moroccan Rose Superfood Facial Oil as that sounds great.

  5. This is a fab box and I love that they donate to animal free research! Really want to try this swim mask product

  6. What a fabulous idea - a vegan subscription box! I would so use the leave in hair protection cream for my trip to Orlando

  7. I love TVK! You're introduced to a lot of brands through their beauty and food boxes. It's always worth a try at least once x

  8. I love the sound of the Eden perfume Witt the orange and floral scents. Those are my sort of tones in a perfum. It’s good that the boxes donate 20p for each one sold as well

  9. I love this box! Such a great array of products x


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