I look forward to my Birchbox every month like crazy. I've had Birchbox for well over a year, they've always had standout customer service, & they continuously introduce me to new brands & products. This month I was kind of half & half: it isn't a bad box but it also didn't blow me away. Birchbox is $10 a month & always a great surprise...to see what I got this month keep reading!
So now let's look at my thoughts on the products & the box overall! This time there were 5 products & 2 bonus items. One of the bonus items (or by Birchbox Lingo "Lifestyle Extra") is one of my favorites of the whole box! The 2nd is a free music download for an artist that's new to me.
I normally really like Boscia products but this one didn't blow me away. This sample, however, was a really generous size at 1.69 fl oz so that's nice. At least I got to try enough of it to know it didn't make me crazy. I think I just prefer something more feminine smelling while this has very little scent at all. The gel also feels a tad sticky.
This was definitely the color I wanted out of the 4 shades they came together to create! LOVE this shade in the bottle. I've swatched it on one finger over black & it wasn't as impressive unfortunately. It looks much more silver & much less of a pink sheen. It did cover the black in one coat! I'll be trying this out on its own & seeing if that helps! Either way, gorgeous shade.
Boo on the size of this sample! I only got to use it 2-3 times. Because it is supposed to be both an SPF & a moisturizer, I naturally use more. I want to protect & hydrate my skin. From what I can tell, I quite like the texture of this although it does have a bit of that sunscreen type scent. It covers pretty decently although not as well as some.
I tried one of these sheets & am saving the other for a flight. They are really refreshing & actually more fabric like than I expected. For me, I think it's the scent that bums me out. The peppermint scent actually smells quite a bit like tea tree oil to me but in a really medicinal way. I think I would have liked them more had they been something like rosemary or floral.
I love the lace detailing printed on this & I think it's really cute. Now notice I said printed, so there's no lace to get snagged & such. I like this & I think it is much cuter than your standard rubber band or hair tie. I also love that it is purple!
This is the extra...& I'm calling it the best of the box!Freaking amazing. I don't know why I haven't gotten my hands on them before. Okay, they might not SEEM super exciting but after using them they're pretty fabulous. They sent a nice trio of sizes so they fit over everything from my angled eyeliner brush to my powder brush...even my wonky (fabulous but wonky!) shaped Sonia brushes.
I wasn't sure when I first got my box (see the video!)but now I am quite happy with my box. I am so incredibly happy with the Brush Guard sample especially that I have already purchased some from Birchbox. I'm loving the variety here though, & no perfume samples! I always recommend Birchbox first whenever someone is looking to try a subscription beauty box. It's only $10 a month, has a sweet rewards program (I spend my money there allll the time!), & they work with fab brands.
What did you get in your box? Liking mine? Have you signed up for Birchbox?
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