Time again to get through some of my Birchbox backlog with a review of my September box.
Let’s jump in.
Another gorgeous Birchbox that I will be upcying or recycling or whatever hipsters call reusing stuff.
Malin + Goetz Grapefruit Face Cleanser
(Full Size: $32.00)
Description: “This citrusy cleanser dissovles dirt and oil clears up breakouts, and balances skins natural pH.
Malin + Goetz vitamin e face moisturizer
(Full Size: $46.00)
Description: “BONUS – We added in this oil-free formula that nourishes all skin types with hyaluronic acid and vitamin E.
I like Malin + Goetz but I have a lot of cleansers and I’m not a fan of foil packets since most of the time you can’t really tell if the product is working or not.
Davines LOVE Smoothing Shampoo
(Full Size: $25.00)
Description: “Enriched with olive oil and rice protein, this formula smooths frizzed out and tangle-proned hair.”
Davines LOVE Smoothing Conditioner
(Full Size: $29.00)
Description: “BONUS – We’ve thrown in this conditioner whtat caljms frizz thank sto Minuta Oliveit’s rich with fatty acids, providing moisture and shine.
I know I usually complain about shampoo and conditioner, but I actually chose the Davines shampoo as my sample. I’ve really liked all the Davines products I’ve tried and they are pricey so I love to try samples of their different lines. I also don’t mind having the larger shampoo versus the bonus foil packet since I can pair this with a lot of my hair masks and deep conditioners.
English Laundry Eau de Parfum Signature for Her
(Full Size: $32.00)
Description: ”Quince mingles, white chocolate, jasmine, rose, and orris root make up this classic country-inspired scent.
Perfumes are tough business for me as most give me headaches. This one is a bit too floral for my taste.
Juice Beauty® GREEN APPLE™ Peel Sensitive
(Full Size: $39.00)
Description: ”An amazingly effective (and gentle!) peel with fruit-derived acids to exfoliate dead skin.”
Juice Beauty is a great brand and I love trying out these small sizes of peels that are designed for sensitive skin. I find they are a great addition to my skincare routine.
POP Beauty POP Portfolio Eyeshadow Palette in Sugar Plum
(Full Size: $26.00)
Description: “A trifecta of long-wearing blendable eyesahdows in bold, pigmented purples.”
They weren’t lying when they said pigmented. These shadows are absolutely lovely and the shades are spot on for Fall. Honestly, I hadn’t expected much since the palette is such a great value, but I was super impressed with the quality and will happily try more POP Beauty eyeshadows in the future.
Except for the perfume, I will use all the items in this box. The eyeshadow trio really made the box for me and that along with the DAvines shampoo was more than worth the price of admission. I paid $10.70 and after reviewing the products received $5.00 of Birchbox credit, so I’m quite pleased with what I received.
Have you ever tried Pop Beauty eyeshadows before? If so, what did you think? And what are your favorite beauty bargains?
Birchbox is now offering new Limited Edition Boxes!
Limited Edition: The Charmed Life
Description: “This collection is filled with chic treasures that keep your space organized in style, while adding modern design touches. From gilded accents to luxurious body potions, these treats will make your happy place that much happier. Welcome home! A $120 value!”
Limited Edition: Everyday Glamour
Description: “A Wednesday night out. A work meeting. A weekend brunch. Not everything can be quite as exciting as a black-tie affair, but doesn’t your day-to-day still deserve a touch of glam? This Limited Edition Box is packed with with gorgeous, timeless products that will elevate your everyday beauty routine to new (gorgeous) heights. From a big-and-bold mascara and cult-favorite lip lacquer to strand-nourishing hair oil and an antioxidant-rich mask, this collection will keep you feeling fabulous and looking glamorous—even on a Monday. A $197 value!
Birchbox subscriptions cost $10 per month or $110 per year (Women’s Sub)
$20 per month or $195 per year (Men’s Sub)
Whenever you buy something at Birchbox they give you Birchbox points. $1.00 = 1 Birchbox Point.
Each 100 Birchbox reward points can be redeemed for $10.00.
You can also earn points by reviewing the samples they send you (10 points per sample) and referring/subscribing friends.
4 thoughts on “Birchbox: September 2015”
I kept seeing that POP trio on the swap site and thought it must be awful since EVERYONE was giving it away..well I gave it a chance and I’m SO happy I did because it is amazing!!! So happy with it!!
Isn’t it nice? I honestly wasn’t expecting much but I thought the quality was excellent!
I got that same pop beauty eyeshadow trio, and the colours are wonderful! Great pigmentation!
I really want to try some other shades from this brand. I may save up some Birchbox points for the big palette. 🙂